Method and Apparatus for Enhanced Caller ID

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20160037129A1
SERIAL NO

14449589

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Abstract

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In one embodiment, a method is provided for handling a call from a conferencing endpoint configured to handle a conference between multiple participants. A request to call a participant is received from the conferencing endpoint. Information is inferred about a presence of one or more participants in the call, based on a detection of the one or more participants by presence detection equipment associated with the conferencing endpoint;. Additional call context information is determined based on the inferred information. The additional call context information is provided to the participant in addition to the call, wherein the additional call context information is accessible to the participant.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC.SAN JOSE, CA14366

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hammer, Vegard Oslo, NO 7 153
Norheim, Vigleik Oslo, NO 4 9
Tangeland, Kristian Oslo, NO 10 15

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
* 2007/0288,562 Techniques for providing caller ID of participants in a conference call invitation 9 2006
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (1)
* 2009/0210,802 LOCATION INFORMATION IN PRESENCE 12 2008
 
OATH INC. (1)
* 8358762 Conference calls and meetings via electronic messaging interface 19 2005
 
NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY (1)
* 2008/0045,184 Method of and Apparatus for Communicating User Related Information Using a Wireless Information Device 25 2007
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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
POLYCOM, INC. (1)
* 9730255 Room-specific pairing via a combined ultrasonic beacon/bluetooth approach 0 2016
 
VELOCIFY, INC. (1)
9338289 Automatic determination of caller identification data in outgoing calls 2 2015
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