Method and apparatus for user authentication

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8194651
APP PUB NO 20060050688A1
SERIAL NO

10934350

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Authentication of a request for access to user specific information associated with a VoIP device is performed transparently, without any user identification or password required. A unique device identifier associated with the VoIP device is included in the request for access and used as an authentication token.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ZOOM TELEPHONICS, INC.BOSTON, MA7

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chang, Tader Hopkinton, US 1 19
Panagopoulos, Dean N Lynn, US 1 19
Raum, Douglas Beverly, US 1 19
Vance, William Hume Somerville, US 4 54

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
OOMA, INC. (1)
* 2006/0007,915 Connecting a VOIP phone call using a shared POTS line 40 2004
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (1)
* 6185623 Method and system for trivial file transfer protocol (TFTP) subnet broadcast 23 1997
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (1)
* 7114070 System and method for automatic digital certificate installation on a network device in a data-over-cable system 58 2002
 
PRIMUS TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
* 2005/0213,567 Method and system for providing voice over internet protocol telephony products 17 2005
 
RPX CORPORATION (2)
* 6687245 System and method for performing IP telephony 128 2001
* 2002/0141,352 System and method for configuring an IP telephony device 39 2001
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
* 7474665 Apparatus and method for compulsively receiving multi-calls over internet protocol phones in internet protocol telephony system 4 2003
 
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. (1)
* 2006/0050,682 Distinctive dial tone for a VoIP call 12 2004
 
AT&T CORP. (1)
* 6847704 Self-installable and portable voice telecommunication service 23 2002
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (1)
* 8681780 Establishing electronically authenticated internet voice connections 2 2009
 
EMPIRIX INC. (3)
* 8838819 Method for embedding meta-commands in normal network packets 0 2010
* 2010/0268,834 Method For Embedding Meta-Commands in Normal Network Packets 15 2010
* 8838820 Method for embedding meta-commands in normal network packets 0 2012
* Cited By Examiner

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