Jack Hao
Jack Jianxiu Hao, Guillermo Ortiz, Heath Stallings, John P Valdez, Wei Xia, Joseph M Geiger: Smart home device management. Verizon Patent and Licensing, February 12, 2013: US08375118 (46 worldwide citation)

A mobile communication device receives information associated with multiple home devices, and generates, based on the home device information, a connected home dashboard that includes a home device item, a modes item, a monitoring item, a security item, and a notifications item. The mobile communica ...

Jack Hao
Jack Jianxiu Hao, Dahai Ren, Shuai Wu, Robert C Baruch, Christopher L Helbling, Gerald Y Honma, Xuefeng Yao, Haiyan Zhou: Visual voicemail network architecture. Verizon Patent and Licensing, June 5, 2012: US08195130 (15 worldwide citation)

A system may include a load balancer that includes a receiver configured to receive a first notification of voicemail message information associated with a voicemail mailbox. The system may also include a group of servers and each of the group of servers may include a receiver and a transmitter. The ...

Jack Hao
Jianxiu Hao, Guillermo Ortiz, Diego S Rozensztejn, Fenglin Yin: Method, computer program product, and apparatus for providing communications with at least one media provider. Verizon Patent and Licensing, March 10, 2015: US08978066

Methods, computer program products, and apparatuses are provided for allowing a user to communicate with a set top box and a media content server through a mobile communication device, such as a cellular phone. The user may be able to request and receive a customer specific interactive programming g ...

Elias Nemer
Juin Hwey Chen, Jes Thyssen, Elias Nemer, Bengt J Borgstrom, Ashutosh Pandey, Robert W Zopf: Speaker-identification-assisted uplink speech processing systems and methods. Broadcom Corporation, Fiala & Weaver P L L C, February 23, 2016: US09269368

Methods, systems, and apparatuses are described for performing speaker-identification-assisted speech processing in an uplink path of a communication device. In accordance with certain embodiments, a communication device includes speaker identification (SID) logic that is configured to identify the ...

Jens Nagel
Carlos I McEvilly, Jens Nagel, Heiko K Sacher, Rudy Schusteritsch, Marie White: System and process for transforming a style of a message. Motorola, Law Offices Of Charles W Bethards, March 30, 2006: US20060069728-A1

Systems and processes are provided for transforming a style of a message. A processor is configured to facilitate determining a message (111) to be transmitted. Further, the message processor can facilitate selecting one or more styles responsive to a determination of a context (113) associated with ...

Jens Nagel
Donald Remboski, Kevin Michael Brooks, Paula Jean Canavan, Kenneth Douros, Judith Lee Gardner, Robert Michael Gardner, Joshua B Hurwitz, Robert H Leivian, Jens Nagel, David John Wheatley, Clifford A Wood: Context aware wireless communication device and method. Marshall Gerstein & Borun, October 17, 2002: US20020151297-A1

A wireless communication device (300) having a settable service state includes a sensor fusion module (306) to provide context data to the wireless communication device (300). The wireless communication device also receives a context parameter. In a method (800) according to a preferred embodiment o ...

Steven Jobs
Steven P Jobs, Freddy Allen Anzures, Bas Ording, Imran Chaudhri, Scott Forstall, Greg Christie, Stephen O Lemay: Account information display for portable communication device. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, January 19, 2010: US07650137 (194 worldwide citation)

A portable communication device includes a display and a processor coupled to the display. The processor is configured to automatically and repeatedly present an updated account usage metric for an account associated with usage of the portable communication device. In some embodiments, the presented ...

Steven Jobs
Steven P Jobs, Scott Forstall, Greg Christie, Bas Ording, Imran Chaudhri, Stephen O Lemay, Marcel Van Os, Freddy Allen Anzures, Mike Matas: Text entry interface for a portable communication device. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, August 11, 2009: US07574672 (49 worldwide citation)

A method includes displaying a first tray and a second tray in a display of the portable communications device. The first tray is configured to display one of more characters that were selected by a user using a click wheel. The second tray includes a first plurality of icons that correspond to a se ...

Steven Jobs
Steven P Jobs, Scott Forstall, Greg Christie, Bas Ording, Imran Chaudhri, Stephen O Lemay, Marcel Van Os, Freddy Allen Anzures, Mike Matas: Telephone interface for a portable communication device. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, December 28, 2010: US07860536 (38 worldwide citation)

A method of using a portable communications device includes displaying a first image of a rotary dial in a display of the portable communications device in response to a first contact by a user with a click wheel. The first image of the rotary dial includes a plurality of icons arranged proximate to ...

Steven Jobs
Christopher R Wysocki, Timothy Wasko, Jeffrey L Robbin, Steve Jobs, Greg Christie, Imran Chaudhri: Management of files in a personal communication device. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, June 7, 2011: US07956272 (28 worldwide citation)

Improved approaches for assisting a user interacting with a portable wireless communication device are disclosed. The improved approaches can provide a user interface for the portable wireless communication device that includes including a plurality of linked display screens and a plurality of physi ...