US Patent No: 7,715,534

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

Telephone outlet for implementing a local area network over telephone lines and a local area network using such outlets

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A network for transporting power and multiplexed data and digital telephone signals. The network includes at least three nodes and first and second wiring segments in a building for carrying the multiplexed data and digital telephone signals, and at least one of the segments is configured to additionally carry a power signal. A power consuming component is connected to the at least one wiring segment and is powered by the power signal carried by that segment. Each wiring segment connects a different pair of the nodes together to form, with nodes nodes, a packet based bi-directional communication link. One of the nodes contains communication link composed of a repeater, a bridge, or a router connectable to a data unit. At least one of the nodes is connected to a remote data unit external to the building for coupling the remote data unit to at least one of said communication links.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
CONVERSANT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT INC.OTTAWA ONTARIO, CA1297

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Binder, Yehuda Hod Hasharon, IL 327 2917

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6,288,631 Power-line carrier communications system 31 1999
6,934,170 AC adaptor integral-type household-power-line coupler 21 2003
 
SANYO DENKI CO., LTD. (1)
6,111,764 Power failure-free power supply apparatus 37 1999
 
SONY CORPORATION (4)
4,979,028 Video telephone 85 1989
4,989,081 Home-bus-information system 156 1989
6,396,393 Transmitting device, receiving device, and receiving method 54 2000
6,985,714 Communication system, communication terminal and communication method 88 2002
 
SONY ELECTRONICS INC. (8)
6,456,714 Apparatus and method for interfacing between multimedia network and telecommunications network 52 1999
2004/0177,167 Network audio systems 50 2003
2005/0015,805 Power line home network 101 2003
7,171,506 Plural interfaces in home network with first component having a first host bus width and second component having second bus width 37 2004
7,199,706 PLC intercom/monitor 46 2005
7,323,968 Cross-phase adapter for powerline communications (PLC) network 19 2005
2007/0213,879 Systems and methods for use in providing local power line communication 38 2006
2008/0136,915 WALL MOUNT CAMERA 24 2007
 
SBC PROPERTIES, L.P. (2)
6,370,149 Telecommunication system, method and subscriber unit for use therein 97 1998
2002/0037,004 Home gateway system and method 96 2001
 
NAXOS DATA LLC (1)
5,982,854 Fiber optic based subscriber terminal 79 1996
 
IKANOS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (10)
5,757,803 Pots splitter assembly with improved transhybrid loss for digital subscriber loop transmission 135 1995
5,751,701 Rate adaptive digital subscriber line ("RADSL") modem 79 1996
5,889,856 ADSL integrated line card with digital splitter and POTS CODEC without bulky analog splitter 180 1997
6,301,337 Combined handset and POTS filter 66 1997
5,991,311 Time-multiplexed transmission on digital-subscriber lines synchronized to existing TCM-ISDN for reduced cross-talk 115 1997
6,212,227 Constant envelope modulation for splitterless DSL transmission 89 1997
6,298,037 Network data filtering 48 1998
6,725,059 System and method for improving communications between a digital loop carrier and a central office 51 1999
6,711,138 Digital subscriber line/home phoneline network router 79 1999
6,785,296 System and method for providing bandwidth management within a small office, home office network 92 2000
 
LEVEL ONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
5,748,634 Method and apparatus for implementing a two-port ethernet bridge using a semaphoring technique 64 1995
 
SBC TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES, INC. (1)
6,795,539 Local routing system and method 32 2003
 
DISTRIBUTION CONTROL SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
4,914,418 Outbound detector system and method 35 1989
5,198,796 Outbound signal detector system and method 66 1991
 
DIGITAL GRID, INC. (1)
7,242,729 Signal decoding method and apparatus 33 2005
 
Raynet; Ericsson (1)
5,805,591 Subscriber network interface 123 1996
 
AISI Research Corporation (1)
5,842,032 Programmable consumer device interface 48 1996
 
UNWIRED PLANET, LLC (1)
2001/0001,008 Transmitter/receiver for GMSK and Offset-QAM 12 2000
 
SBC KNOWLEDGE VENTURES, L.P. (2)
2006/0251,094 Communications gateway and method of using the same 90 2005
2007/0112,939 System and method for home automation 91 2005
 
CENTILLIUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
6,611,537 Synchronous network for digital media streams 299 1998
 
SUPERIOR TELETEC TRANSMISSION PRODUCTS INC. (1)
4,740,963 Voice and data communication system 178 1986
 
GREYFOX SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,651,696 CEBUS tap point unit 70 1995
 
NOKIA TELECOMMUNICATIONS OY (1)
6,259,676 Upgrading of subscriber connection 51 1998
 
GridComm, Inc. (1)
4,577,333 Composite shift keying communication system 89 1984
 
DOCKERY, DEVAN (1)
4,709,412 Remote control unit integrator console 114 1986
 
BELLSOUTH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION (4)
2004/0250,273 Digital video broadcast device decoder 127 2001
7,209,945 Application services gateway 61 2002
7,095,849 Integrated filter and modular jack for voice over digital subscriber line service 60 2004
2005/0086,694 Digital residential entertainment system 84 2004
 
HUNT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
6,177,884 Integrated power line metering and communication method and apparatus 90 1998
7,180,412 Power line communication system having time server 50 2003
 
THALIA PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
2002/0011,923 Appliance Communication And Control System And Appliance For Use In Same 123 2000
 
AG COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS CORPORATION, 2500 W. UTOPIA RD., PHOENIX, AZ 85027, A DE CORP. (1)
5,175,764 Enhanced high voltage line interface circuit 85 1990
 
SBC Knowledg Ventures, L.P (1)
7,027,566 Home gateway system with telephony functions and method 41 2002
 
CROWN-INVESTMENTS CORPORATION OF SASKATCHEWAN (1)
6,886,181 Extended distribution of ADSL signals 48 2000
 
TelGen Corporation (1)
2002/0114,325 Phoneline network integrated access device 50 2001
 
SOPHISTICATED POWERLINE SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
4,772,870 Power line communication system 142 1986
 
COMMSCOPE, INC. OF NORTH CAROLINA (1)
6,282,277 Unbundling device and method for connecting a competing local exchange carrier (CLEC) to the subscriber loop of a local exchange carrier (LEC) 32 1997
 
SK TELECOM CO., LTD. (1)
6,738,597 Repeating installation using telephone line 62 2001
 
LEVITON MANUFACTURING CO., INC. (2)
6,901,439 Method of adding a device to a network 192 2000
2007/0198,748 POWER LINE COMMUNICATION HUB SYSTEM AND METHOD 81 2007
 
CLEARWIRE IP HOLDINGS LLC (1)
6,898,413 Method for seamless port capability for an alternative service provider 86 2001
 
MACROVISION CORPORATION (1)
4,506,387 Programming-on-demand cable system and method 414 1983
 
INTELECT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
6,167,043 Method and system for small office and home office telephone private branch exchange allowing simultaneous data and voice communications 93 1998
 
FOX ENTERTAINMENT GROUP (1)
7,079,012 System and method for distributing broadband communication signals over power lines 19 2004
 
NOKIA CORPORATION (1)
6,754,235 Transmitter and receiver for a very high speed digital subscriber line 53 2001
 
Epigram (1)
6,026,150 Network protocol--based home entertainment network 145 1997
 
Raynet GmbH (1)
5,363,432 Transmission of broadband signals to subscribers using a telecommunications cable 77 1992
 
Raynet Corporation (1)
5,539,805 Power supply system including ringing voltage reset under low input voltage conditions 37 1994
 
WOODLAND VENTURE FUND (1)
5,621,455 Video modem for transmitting video data over ordinary telephone wires 182 1994
 
AUDIOVOX ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (1)
6,865,193 Video transmission system and method utilizing phone lines in multiple unit dwellings 79 2001
 
X-10 LTD. (1)
6,229,433 Appliance control 79 1999
 
ACTICON TECHNOLOGIES LLC (1)
4,543,450 Integrated connector and modem 55 1984
 
CHEN, ABRAHAM Y. (1)
5,596,631 Station controller for distributed single line PABX 75 1994
 
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (1)
4,733,380 Apparatus and method for acoustically investigating a casing set in a borehole 49 1984
 
AMATI COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION (2)
5,625,651 Discrete multi-tone data transmission system using an overhead bus for synchronizing multiple remote units 215 1994
5,673,290 ADSL compatible discrete multi-tone apparatus 143 1995
 
E-CELL TECHNOLOGIES (2)
6,404,861 DSL modem with management capability 92 2000
6,477,595 Scalable DSL access multiplexer with high reliability 108 2000
 
WIRE 21, INC. (5)
5,351,272 Communications apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving multiple modulated signals over electrical lines 154 1992
5,559,377 Transformer coupler for communication over various lines 132 1994
5,592,482 Video distribution system using in-wall wiring 152 1994
5,625,863 Video distribution system using in-wall wiring 156 1995
6,014,386 System and method for high speed communication of video, voice and error-free data over in-wall wiring 148 1996
 
GATEWAY, INC. (4)
6,972,688 Power supply with modular integrated networking 24 2004
6,989,734 Modulated data transfer between a system and its power supply 22 2004
7,209,719 Home power line network connected phone 54 2004
7,136,270 Surge protector including data pass-through 22 2004
 
SGS-Thomson Microelectronics S.A. (2)
6,212,658 Method for the correction of a message in an installation 54 1994
5,818,710 Intelligent electric socket 45 1997
 
OSRAM SYLVANIA INC. (2)
5,264,823 Power line communication system 73 1992
5,691,691 Power-line communication system using pulse transmission on the AC line 82 1997
 
CANBERRA ALBUQUERQUE, INC. (1)
5,689,242 Connecting a portable device to a network 63 1994
 
WMX, LLC (1)
7,324,824 Wireless network monitoring system 75 2004
 
B. GILES BROPHY (SEE RECORD FOR THE REMAINING ASSIGNEES) (1)
4,597,077 Integrated voice/data/control switching system 124 1984
 
PANASONIC CORPORATION (3)
7,054,303 Information terminal and information terminal system 62 2000
2007/0167,144 Communication apparatus and communication method 42 2007
2008/0013,637 MULTI-CARRIER COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, POWER LINE COMMUNICATION CIRCUIT, AND MULTI-CARRIER COMMUNICATION METHOD 22 2007
 
TRANSPACE TECH CO., LTD (1)
2004/0180,573 Connection-safe network hub 40 2003
 
CROWDER, JACK SR. (1)
4,546,212 Data/voice adapter for telephone network 158 1984
 
PANASONIC COMMUNICATIONS CO., LTD. (1)
6,975,211 Control apparatus and control method for managing communications between multiple electrical appliances through a household power line network 24 2003
 
BANKERS TRUST COMPANY (2)
4,969,136 Communications network and method with appointment information communication capabilities 117 1986
4,975,896 Communications network and method 120 1986
 
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. (1)
6,141,356 System and method for distributing voice and data information over wireless and wireline networks 169 1997
 
APPLE INC. (4)
5,619,505 Method for producing and recovering a data stream for a DMT transceiver 81 1995
5,742,527 Flexible asymmetrical digital subscriber line (ADSL) receiver, central office using same, and method therefor 71 1996
5,822,374 Method for fine gains adjustment in an ADSL communications system 125 1996
6,868,117 Splitter and microfilter dongle for a single RJ11 DSL/analog combo modem 44 2001
 
GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LLC (5)
5,940,400 Method, device, wireless transceiver and computer for providing collision detection in wireless carrier sense multiple access systems 61 1996
6,493,875 In-home wireless 184 1998
6,208,637 Method and apparatus for the generation of analog telephone signals in digital subscriber line access systems 102 1999
6,438,109 Method to establish a home network on multiple physical layers 62 2000
7,035,270 Home networking gateway 159 2000
 
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. (1)
2005/0268,322 Apparatus and method for utilizing a pre-existing power grid to provide internet access to a home or office or the like 33 2005
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (4)
5,157,711 Telephone terminal device 44 1990
5,220,597 Dialing apparatus for power failure extension telephone set of key telephone system 45 1991
5,828,821 Checkpoint restart method and apparatus utilizing multiple log memories 63 1996
2004/0170,262 Network system, server apparatus, and communication method 36 2004
 
NIPPON COLIN, LTD., (1)
4,697,166 Method and apparatus for coupling transceiver to power line carrier system 88 1986
 
FLEET CAPITAL CORPORATION (1)
5,070,442 Computerized door locking and monitoring system using power-line carrier components 41 1989
 
AT&T Information Systems Inc. (3)
4,807,225 Telephone line carrier system 144 1987
4,776,006 Multiplexed data channel controlled telephone system 96 1987
4,924,492 Method and apparatus for wideband transmission of digital signals between, for example, a telephone central office and customer premises 180 1988
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (7)
4,761,646 Method and system for addressing and controlling a network of modems 179 1986
4,843,606 Local area communication system for integrated services based on a token-ring transmission medium 70 1986
5,448,635 Wiring scheme and network adapter with digital and analog outputs to allow old pots coexistence with ISDN 89 1993
5,768,279 Broad band transmission system 59 1994
5,995,598 Phone line LAN 59 1997
6,507,647 Bulk calling using voice over IP telephony 48 1999
7,145,996 Subscriber service management 37 2003
 
Sprint Communications Company L.P. (4)
6,141,339 Telecommunications system 191 1997
6,490,273 Asynchronous transfer mode architecture migration 106 1998
6,868,081 Method and apparatus for simultaneous multiline phone and data services over a single access facility 47 1999
7,276,915 Electrical service monitoring system 38 2005
 
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. (6)
6,087,860 Apparatus and method for generating an envelope for data signals using CMOS 77 1998
7,215,763 Self-calibration procedure in physical layer transceiver for home telephone wire network 40 1999
6,940,918 Compatibility mode pulse signal generation circuit and method 46 2001
6,909,725 Implementation of HPNA 2.0 network states in hardware 66 2001
6,925,089 Mechanism to consolidate HPNA three network states into two network states 68 2001
7,133,423 Maintaining synchronization between frame control word and data frame pairs in a home network 48 2001
 
AT&T IPM CORP. (2)
5,428,608 Call connection technique 281 1993
5,625,677 Simultaneous voice and data communications 124 1993
 
Integral Access, Inc. (1)
6,584,122 Method and system for providing voice and data service 102 1999
 
Benvar Associates, c/o Dale Bennett (1)
4,430,639 Visual message intercommunication unit and system 48 1981
 
AT&T MOBILITY II LLC (1)
7,099,707 Method and system for providing power to a communications device 30 2004
 
NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION (2)
4,328,579 Voice band multiplex transmission system 87 1980
4,507,721 DC-DC Converter for remote power feeding 55 1983
 
BARD TECHNOLOGIES, U.S.A. A PARTNERSHIP OF NEW YORK (1)
4,646,296 Distributed telephone system 129 1984
 
OPTIMAL INNOVATIONS INC. (1)
2006/0007,945 Medium to disparate medium hopping mesh network 34 2005
 
HARRIS CORPORATION (3)
4,367,548 Subscriber station for providing multiple services to a subscriber 220 1980
4,332,980 Multiple services system using telephone local loop 217 1980
5,675,375 Home videoconferencing system (HVS) 104 1994
 
GUEST TEK INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT LTD. (1)
6,934,754 Methods and apparatus for processing network data transmissions 98 2001
 
PANASONIC ELECTRIC WORKS CO., LTD. (1)
6,583,719 Setting apparatus and setting method each for setting setting information in electric power line carrier communication terminal apparatus 36 2001
 
American Telephone and Telegraph Company, AT&T Bell Laboratories (1)
6,711,260 Method and apparatus for spectral containment over telephone service lines 39 1999
 
2WIRE, INC. (8)
6,778,646 System and method for coupling multiple home networks 93 1999
6,285,754 Odd-order low-pass pots device microfilter 40 2000
7,167,923 System and method for selectively bridging and routing data packets between multiple networks 62 2001
7,068,649 Extended bandwidth homePNA system compatible with homePNA 2.0 45 2001
7,190,716 Line powered loop extender with communications, control, and diagnostics 46 2002
6,697,358 Emulation of phone extensions in a packet telephony distribution system 68 2002
7,301,940 Dual-use packet/analog phone or phone-adapter in a packet telephony distribution system 47 2002
2006/0291,493 Network interface device with a remote power source 70 2006
 
LARA NETWORKS, INC. (1)
6,724,750 Method for a link to a wide area network device in a home communication network 41 2000
 
EOA SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
4,769,837 Device for adding intercom functions to a phone system 76 1987
 
Multi-Tech Systems, Inc. (2)
5,452,289 Computer-based multifunction personal communications system 349 1993
7,082,141 Computer implemented voice over data communication apparatus and method 38 2003
 
CSELT - CENTRO STUDI E LABORATORI TELECOMUNICAZIONI S.P.A. (1)
4,387,271 Combined telephone and data-transfer system 106 1980
 
MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC. (2)
6,114,970 Method of assigning a device identification 103 1997
7,349,325 Broadband over low voltage power lines communications system and method 27 2005
 
AT&T Bell Laboratories (1)
5,023,868 Automated call handling apparatus 253 1990
 
Creative Integrated Systems, Inc. (1)
5,548,592 Home and small business phone system for operation on a single internal twisted pair line and methodology for operating the same 72 1995
 
ADC DSL SYSTEMS, INC. (6)
7,239,627 Digital subscriber line services 38 2001
6,895,089 Pots splitter with line impedance matching 46 2001
6,853,724 Cascade low-pass filter to improve xDSL band attenuation for POTS splitter 41 2002
2003/0198,341 Integrated POTS/MLT card 38 2002
6,998,964 Splitter 79 2003
7,340,051 Power ramp-up in a line-powered network element system 36 2003
 
ELBEX VIDEO LTD. (1)
4,954,886 Closed circuit television apparatus with a remote control television camera 93 1988
 
D-LINK CORPORATION (1)
2008/0186,150 Plug-and-play network digital image display apparatus and image monitoring system 21 2007
 
TUTANKHAMON ELECTRONICS, INC. (1)
5,379,005 Flat cable to flat parallel wire cable 70 1993
 
NETWORK-1 SECURITY SOLUTIONS, INC. (5)
6,215,789 Local area network for the transmission and control of audio, video, and computer data 132 1999
6,539,011 Method for initializing and allocating bandwidth in a permanent virtual connection for the transmission and control of audio, video, and computer data over a single network fabric 98 1999
6,570,890 Method for the transmission and control of audio, video, and computer data over a single network fabric using ethernet packets 109 1999
6,574,242 Method for the transmission and control of audio, video, and computer data over a single network fabric 86 1999
6,577,631 Communication switching module for the transmission and control of audio, video, and computer data over a single network fabric 148 1999
 
TUT SYSTEMS, INC. (8)
5,587,692 Common mode current cancellation in twisted pairs 87 1994
5,696,790 Method and apparatus for time dependent data transmission 117 1995
5,963,539 Method and apparatus for detecting collisions on a network 87 1997
5,963,595 Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding a bit sequence for transmission over POTS wiring 87 1997
6,292,517 Method and apparatus for detecting a data signal on a carrier medium 91 1998
6,678,321 Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving a symbol over pots wiring using a multi-cycle waveform 93 1998
6,735,217 Method and apparatus for detecting collisions on a network using multi-cycle waveform pulses 87 1998
6,771,774 Filter arrangement for shaping a pulse propagated over pots wiring, and a method of manufacturing the same 82 1999
 
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE (2)
6,941,364 Modular-type home gateway system including ADSL controller and homePNA controller 62 2001
2004/0107,299 Home gateway apparatus having in-home phone line switching function and embodiment method thereof 76 2003
 
BARCODE DYNAMICS, INC., A CORP. OF MN (1)
5,381,462 Utility monitor communications systems 106 1992
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (9)
4,270,206 Transceiver for phase-shift modulated carrier signals 40 1980
4,468,792 Method and apparatus for data transmission using chirped frequency-shift-keying modulation 75 1981
4,479,215 Power-line carrier communications system with interference avoidance capability 71 1982
4,510,611 Transceiver circuit for interfacing between a power line communication system and a data processor 36 1982
4,602,240 Apparatus for and method of attenuating power line carrier communication signals passing between substation distribution lines and transmission lines through substation transformers 40 1984
5,459,459 Method and apparatus for transmitting data from an energy meter 79 1994
5,844,949 Power line communication system 40 1996
2003/0046,377 Method and apparatus for appliance service diagnostics 106 2000
7,340,509 Reconfigurable appliance control system 23 2002
 
3COM CORPORATION (1)
4,890,316 Modem for communicating at high speed over voice-grade telephone circuits 172 1988
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (11)
5,247,347 PSTN architecture for video-on-demand services 869 1991
5,410,343 Video-on-demand services using public switched telephone network 588 1993
5,608,447 Full service network 165 1994
5,613,190 Customer premise wireless distribution of audio-video, control signals and voice 211 1995
5,610,916 Shared receiving systems utilizing telephone cables as video drops 124 1995
5,613,191 Customer premise wireless distribution of audio-video, control signals and voice using CDMA 185 1995
5,793,413 Wireless video distribution 340 1995
5,802,283 Method and system for accessing multimedia data over public switched telephone network 201 1996
6,160,880 Local number portability service saver 63 1998
6,157,716 Power feed circuit providing both on-hook and off-hook power for telephone subscriber loop 29 1998
6,215,855 Loop certification and measurement for ADSL 118 1999
 
3COM LTD. (1)
6,088,368 Ethernet transport facility over digital subscriber lines 130 1997
 
ROLAND KA LLC (1)
6,141,330 Multiple ISDN and pots carrier system 56 1996
 
ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. (2)
6,151,480 System and method for distributing RF signals over power lines within a substantially closed environment 102 1997
6,587,479 Architecture for signal distribution in wireless data network 98 1999
 
Phoenix Corporation (1)
5,319,634 Multiple access telephone extension systems and methods 228 1991
 
DOUBLE WIN ENTERPRISE CO., LTD. (1)
2004/0087,214 Network adapter 50 2002
 
ARRIS ENTERPRISES, INC. (2)
5,341,415 Method and apparatus for sharing of common in-house wiring to permit multiple telephone carriers to serve the same customer 90 1992
7,263,362 System and method for deploying multi-function access points in a data network 61 2002
 
PITTWAY CORPORATION (1)
4,418,333 Appliance control system 266 1981
 
Lantel International Corp. (1)
4,631,367 Multi-line telephone system 44 1984
 
FRANCE TELECOM (1)
2004/0105,539 High-speed data transmission system to a digital terminal 19 2003
 
LANTIQ DEUTSCHLAND GMBH (3)
6,532,280 Integrated circuit card for computer communication 63 2000
7,113,574 Integrated telephone set with an xDSL-modem 68 2000
6,996,729 DSL communication apparatus with lifeline functionality suitable for transmitting and receiving voice signals during power failure 49 2002
 
TURNSTONE SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,574,313 Voice over DSL method and system for supporting a lifeline 62 2000
 
AT&T CORP. (13)
5,513,251 Method for providing call waiting service 147 1993
6,049,531 Real-time multimedia conferencing over an ATM network using an intelligent ATM ADSL modem and ADSL access 211 1997
5,844,789 Impedence regulator to block power line interference 21 1997
6,134,235 Pots/packet bridge 306 1997
6,452,923 Cable connected wan interconnectivity services for corporate telecommuters 254 1998
6,714,534 Lifeline service for HFCLA network using wireless ISD 87 1998
6,493,325 Method and apparatus for providing telephony over a computer network 32 1999
6,459,692 Intermittent node resolution for voice and data communication system 44 1999
6,580,710 Method and apparatus for facilitating intra-premises voice and data distribution using existing in-place POTS telephone lines 97 1999
7,142,563 Service interface for QoS-driven HPNA networks 71 2001
7,293,103 Enhanced channel access mechanisms for a HPNA network 44 2002
7,206,322 System and method for using ADSL for introducing multiple derived lines over a single line 28 2002
7,091,849 Inbound interference reduction in a broadband powerline system 21 2004
 
MOORE PRODUCTS CO. (1)
5,420,578 Integrated transmitter and controller 49 1994
 
STANDARD TELEPHONES AND CABLES PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY (2)
4,431,869 Telephone line feed 39 1980
4,799,213 Data transmission system 72 1984
 
The Detroit Edison Company (1)
4,686,641 Static programmable powerline carrier channel test structure and method 57 1985
 
ASOKA USA CORPORATION (4)
7,136,936 Method and system for virtual powerline local area networks 47 2003
7,413,471 Integrated connector for powerline network and power supply 21 2005
7,401,239 Internal powerline power supply method and system 21 2005
2007/0082,649 Power line communication and AC power outlet apparatus and method 33 2005
 
INVENTIONS INC. (1)
4,742,538 Current source and off-hook detector 49 1987
 
CYBERVISION INC. (1)
2002/0144,159 HomePNA device with the function of transmitting power over a network wire 69 2001
 
CYBEX INTERNATIONAL, LTD., A CORP. OF BAHAMAS (1)
4,357,605 Cash flow monitoring system 37 1980
 
AVAYA INC. (5)
5,787,115 Key telephone system without common control 69 1995
6,134,308 Caller ID logging: entry storage on a per line basis 38 1998
6,771,773 Digital switching system with shared analog line 58 1999
6,823,047 Voice messaging system 70 1999
6,556,564 Scheduled internet protocol telephone instrument system 64 2001
 
AVAYA TECHNOLOGY CORP. (1)
6,427,237 Network for distributing multimedia signals over a primary signal distribution path 65 1998
 
JENNISON GREYFOX SYSTEMS (1)
6,227,499 Rough-in mounting bracket for CEBUS tap point unit 37 1996
 
OAKLEY TELECOM, LC (1)
5,905,786 Console and extension telephone system 70 1997
 
ALCATEL USA SOURCING, L.P. (2)
5,999,518 Distributed telecommunications switching system and method 215 1997
6,424,661 ADSL with RF POTS overlay 62 1998
 
SATIUS HOLDING, INC. (3)
6,104,707 Transformer coupler for communication over various lines 110 1997
5,818,127 Transmission of FM video signals over various lines 106 1997
6,686,832 High frequency network multiplexed communications over various lines 87 2002
 
LEMELSON, JEROME H. (1)
4,485,400 Video telephone 156 1982
 
U.S. PHILIPS CORPORATION (2)
4,393,508 System for locally testing a modem employing frequency shift keying 67 1981
4,768,206 Data transmission system 66 1987
 
E.J. BARKULOO TRUST (1)
5,699,276 Utility meter providing an interface between a digital network and home electronics 143 1995
 
Citycom S.p.A. (1)
6,127,925 Signalling and/or help request system 32 1998
 
YOKOGAWA ELECTRIC CORPORATION (1)
6,205,202 Subscriber line tester 66 1999
 
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. (2)
6,107,656 Ferroelectric transistors, semiconductor storage devices, method of operating ferroelectric transistors and method of manufacturing ferromagnetic transistors 38 1997
6,681,013 Power feeding system for telephone terminal in LAN 49 1999
 
REUTERS LIMITED (1)
4,388,489 Conversational video system 87 1981
 
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. (2)
6,996,213 Superposition of data over voice 66 1998
6,738,470 Distributed gateway system for telephone communications 59 2000
 
INVENTEC CORPORATION (2)
5,838,777 Apparatus for auto-detecting dialing of a parallel communication device 38 1997
2008/0125,187 Wireless transmission system suitable for large space and method thereof 19 2006
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES II LLC (8)
5,534,912 Extended range video on demand distribution system 166 1994
5,812,786 Variable rate and variable mode transmission system 312 1995
5,790,548 Universal access multimedia data network 627 1996
6,061,357 Ethernet to ADSL adapter 78 1997
6,072,779 Adaptive allocation for variable bandwidth multicarrier communication 122 1997
6,430,199 Method and system for distributing telephone and broadband services over the copper pairs within a service location 91 1998
6,246,695 Variable rate and variable mode transmission system 132 1998
6,266,348 Splitterless multicarrier modem 117 2000
 
CONRED ELECTRONICS LIMITED (1)
6,704,414 Telephone line extension 41 2001
 
TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC (1)
2004/0177,319 Computer system for automatic organization, indexing and viewing of information from multiple sources 21 2003
 
Tohoku Metal Industries, Ltd. (1)
4,417,207 Circuit for injecting simulating-noise signals in a power line 24 1981
 
Tandy Corporation (2)
4,996,709 Intercom telephone 77 1988
5,090,052 Telephone system with multiple extension telephones 82 1991
 
AMPERION, INC. (1)
6,885,674 Communications system for providing broadband communications using a medium voltage cable of a power system 99 2003
 
Robinton Products, Inc. (1)
4,692,761 Adaptive communication network and method 136 1985
 
XEROX CORPORATION (2)
4,985,892 Baseband local area network using ordinary telephone wiring 96 1984
4,733,389 Drop cable for a local area network 94 1986
 
RIM SEMICONDUCTOR COMPANY (1)
6,674,845 Method and apparatus for connecting broadband voice and data signals to telephone systems 44 2001
 
SILICON VALLEY BANK (2)
5,519,731 ADSL compatible discrete multi-tone apparatus for mitigation of T1 noise 197 1994
5,557,612 Method and apparatus for establishing communication in a multi-tone data transmission system 149 1995
 
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION (1)
2008/0013,612 Home Network Testing 24 2007
 
EDGECOM (1)
2005/0226,200 A Power Line Communication System that Enables Low-Cost Last Mile Access to any Legacy or Emerging Network Infrastructure 64 2005
 
ANTEC CORPORATION (1)
6,288,334 Electronics module attached to back face of jack plate 46 1999
 
AT&T WIRELESS SERVICES, INC. (1)
6,256,518 System for providing power to a wireless system 39 1997
 
Telebit Corporation (2)
4,679,227 Ensemble modem structure for imperfect transmission media 331 1985
4,757,495 Speech and data multiplexor optimized for use over impaired and bandwidth restricted analog channels 301 1986
 
SAUSSY, GORDON C., A SIXTY (60%) PERCENT INTEREST (1)
5,936,963 System to implement a switched ethernet service within a geographically distributed region using asymmetric full duplex circuits 58 1997
 
CORNING CABLE SYSTEMS LLC (1)
6,904,149 Tool-less wall-mount distributed filter housing 42 2001
 
Unidata Communication Systems, Inc. (1)
6,876,648 Internet based telephone apparatus 40 2000
 
WAYPORT, INC. (1)
6,483,902 System and method for retrofitting existing building telecommunications infrastructures 109 1999
 
SAND HILL CAPITAL II, LP (1)
6,738,382 Methods and apparatus for providing high speed connectivity to a hotel environment 107 1999
 
SYMMETRICOM, INC. (1)
6,842,426 Fault detection for subscriber loop repeaters 39 2001
 
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. (2)
5,736,965 Compact radio frequency transmitting and receiving antenna and control device employing same 198 1996
5,905,442 Method and apparatus for controlling and determining the status of electrical devices from remote locations 339 1996
 
DATAFLEX DESIGN COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED (1)
4,592,069 Line powered modem 51 1984
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (1)
2004/0204,040 Residential communication system 65 2001
 
SILICON INTEGRATED SYSTEMS CORP. (1)
6,721,365 Receiver for a home phone-lines LAN system 62 2000
 
PLESSEY SEMICONDUCTORS LIMITED (1)
4,670,870 Adaptive cancellation bridge circuit 72 1985
 
STENTOR RESOURCE CENTRE INC. (2)
6,097,801 Number portability using enhanced routing table 74 1996
6,047,055 Number portability with database query 46 1996
 
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL) (1)
6,577,882 Arrangement and a method relating to power supply in a communications network 33 1999
 
ADTRAN, INC. (9)
5,943,404 Mechanism for providing emergency POTS service in event of loss of power to customer premises equipment for ISDN telephone lines 87 1995
5,809,033 Use of modified line encoding and low signal-to-noise ratio based signal processing to extend range of digital data transmission over repeaterless two-wire telephone link 88 1995
5,771,236 Method for increasing ISDN channel capacity of TDM serial communication link for digital subscriber line channels 68 1996
6,246,716 Information communication system 62 1997
6,584,197 Power-limited remote termination converter with wetting current and emergency power operation for digital data transmission equipment 42 1999
6,690,792 Active decoupling and power management circuit for line-powered ringing generator 35 1999
6,757,382 Quasi ground fault interruption signal-based activation of emergency pots by-pass paths for line-powered digital subscriber loop 46 2000
6,580,254 Apparatus and method for providing span power to communication equipment at a customer premise 43 2001
6,917,681 Peak power management and active decoupling arrangement for span-powered remote terminal access platforms 33 2002
 
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD. (1)
6,175,860 Method and apparatus for an automatic multi-rate wireless/wired computer network 225 1997
 
SILICON LABORATORIES INC. (2)
6,587,560 Low voltage circuits powered by the phone line 39 1998
6,240,166 LAN connection using analog modems via telephone wiring 87 1998
 
RPX CLEARINGHOUSE LLC (11)
5,408,260 Customer premises ADSL signal distribution arrangement 195 1994
6,128,471 Telecommunication method and system for communicating with multiple terminals in a building through multiple antennas 44 1996
5,940,479 System and method for transmitting aural information between a computer and telephone equipment 216 1996
5,828,293 Data transmission over a power line communications system 123 1997
6,037,678 Coupling communications signals to a power line 79 1997
6,130,893 Method and apparatus for multiplexing telephone lines over a common access network 92 1997
6,359,906 Providing digital services to telephone subscribers 43 1998
5,977,650 Transmitting communications signals over a power line network 81 1998
6,404,773 Carrying speech-band signals over a power line communications system 104 1998
7,012,922 Packet communications system and method 53 1999
2005/0078,700 Ultra low cost ethernet architecture 39 2004
 
The Boeing Company (1)
6,995,658 Digital communication over 28VDC power line 41 2003
 
CENTRE ONE (1)
7,068,668 Method and apparatus for interfacing a public switched telephone network and an internet protocol network for multi-media communication 54 2000
 
STEPHEN WYSTRACH (1)
5,109,222 Remote control system for control of electrically operable equipment in people occupiable structures 227 1989
 
UCENTRIC HOLDINGS, LLC (1)
6,526,581 Multi-service in-home network with an open interface 338 1999
 
GENLYTE THOMAS GROUP LLC (1)
7,007,305 Repeater amplifier with signal firewall protection for power line carrier communication networks 34 2001
 
PLUGNET CORPORATION (1)
2002/0080,010 Power line communications network device for DC powered computer 70 2001
 
LOW ENVIRON AG, LLC (10)
5,530,737 Secure access telephone extension system and method 47 1993
5,705,974 Power line communications system and coupling circuit for power line communications system 100 1995
5,708,701 Power line telephone communications system having on hook digital voiceband messaging 60 1995
5,805,053 Appliance adapted for power line communications 93 1996
5,970,127 Caller identification system for wireless phone jacks and wireless modem jacks 79 1997
6,055,435 Wireless telephone connection surge suppressor 46 1997
6,107,912 Wireless modem jack 62 1997
6,243,571 Method and system for distribution of wireless signals for increased wireless coverage using power lines 130 1998
6,778,817 Method and system for combining wireless phone jack and RF wireless communications 83 1998
6,989,733 Method and system for adapting a telephone line modem for use on the power line 64 2001
 
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (1)
6,648,308 Spring apparatus 31 2002
 
TYCO INTERNATIONAL LTD., A CORPORATION OF BERMUDA (6)
5,111,497 Alarm and test system for a digital added main line 162 1990
5,729,824 Distributed digital loop carriers system using coaxial cable 86 1994
5,668,814 Dual DDS data multiplexer 49 1995
5,917,814 SLC-96 plug-in multiplexer 61 1995
6,272,219 Access network with an integrated splitter 65 1998
6,236,664 Pair gain system with an ADSL repeater unit 62 1999
 
SWISSCOM AG (1)
6,856,799 Communications system, communication method and corresponding devices 69 2001
 
Visicable+ (1)
5,089,886 Device for the remote transmission of signals and in particular video signals 80 1990
 
ACEX Technologies, Inc. (1)
5,684,826 RS-485 multipoint power line modem 132 1996
 
SANDERSON, LELON WAYNE (1)
5,864,284 Apparatus for coupling radio-frequency signals to and from a cable of a power distribution network 109 1997
 
Aquatrol Corporation (1)
4,691,344 Low-powered remote sensor and telephone line transmitter 52 1986
 
INNOVATIVE WIRELESS SOLUTIONS, LLC (2)
5,912,895 Information network access apparatus and methods for communicating information packets via telephone lines 99 1996
6,587,473 Information network access apparatus and methods for communicating information packets via telephone lines 74 2001
 
PACESETTER, INC. (1)
6,773,632 Enhanced very high volt electrolyte 62 2001
 
THOMSON INC. (1)
5,818,821 Universal lan power line carrier repeater system and method 146 1996
 
TIME WARNER CABLE ENTERPRISES LLC (1)
5,756,280 Multimedia distribution network including video switch 143 1995
 
LISON CONSULTING AG LLC (1)
5,553,063 Voice over data communication system 115 1994
 
ECI TELECOM LTD. (2)
6,005,873 Apparatus and method for concurrent voice and data transmission 127 1998
6,665,404 Method and device for power supply in telecommunication systems 55 2002
 
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (18)
5,581,555 Reverse path allocation and contention resolution scheme for a broadband communications system 155 1995
5,668,857 Communication server apparatus and method 261 1996
5,781,617 Communication server apparatus using frequency multiplexing and method 130 1997
5,898,761 Communication server apparatus using digital signal switching and method 105 1997
6,014,431 Communication server apparatus having four-wire switching interface and method 67 1997
5,905,781 Communication server apparatus and method 160 1997
6,385,203 Communication server apparatus and method 102 1998
6,115,468 Power feed for Ethernet telephones via Ethernet link 254 1998
6,239,672 Wall mount filter for a digital subscriber line (xDSL) network and methods of installation and manufacture 45 1998
6,546,024 Methods and apparatus for transmitting data in a public network 41 1998
6,570,869 Communicating voice over a packet-switching network 77 1998
6,674,843 Apparatus system and method for enabling multi-frequency communication over a telephone network having a billing/tax tone 40 1999
6,798,767 System and method for generating multiple line appearances in a communication network 81 1999
6,731,627 Virtual loop carrier system 117 1999
6,295,356 Power feed for network devices 105 2000
6,563,816 Virtual loop carrier system with gateway protocol mediation 173 2000
7,053,501 Multi-pair aggregate power distribution 55 2002
2006/0251,159 Residential voice over broadband 61 2005
 
The Inteleplex Corporation (2)
4,493,948 Transparent secondary information transmission system for an information transmission system 90 1983
4,528,422 Transparent secondary information transmission system for an information transmission system 70 1983
 
ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (1)
6,999,505 Power line communication modem capable of simultaneously supplying power and exchanging data 23 2003
 
David Systems, Inc. (1)
4,918,688 Method and apparatus for coupling computer work stations 85 1986
 
EMC CORPORATION (1)
6,195,706 Methods and apparatus for determining, verifying, and rediscovering network IP addresses 57 1998
 
MacPhy Technologies, Inc. (1)
2005/0076,149 Method and apparatus for providing broadband wireless access services using the low voltage power line 120 2003
 
INTEL CORPORATION (7)
5,546,385 Flexible switching hub for a communication network 166 1995
5,799,069 Method and apparatus for dynamically adapting the clock rate and data transfer rate of phone-line powered modems. 50 1996
6,130,896 Wireless LAN segments with point coordination 144 1997
6,249,213 Method for transmitting information over an alternating current power line through a plurality of frequency orthogonal subchannels 35 1998
7,009,946 Method and apparatus for multi-access wireless communication 111 2000
2004/0083,262 Servicing device aggregates 83 2002
2004/0090,984 Network adapter for remote devices 100 2002
 
IRDETO USA, INC. (1)
5,940,738 Video pedestal network 153 1995
 
TEMPER AVIONICS, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
6,693,916 Method and system for combining symmetric DSL signals and voice signals 66 1999
 
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. (7)
5,960,066 Method and apparatus for using telephone house wiring for voice/data network 99 1996
6,038,300 Switching apparatus for use in telephone house wiring 47 1996
6,389,125 Shared information between multiple telephones 63 1998
6,574,237 Inoperable network device 65 1999
6,389,110 Telecom service identification resonator apparatus and technique 41 2000
2002/0076,038 Telephone line power supply 32 2001
7,154,996 Dynamic frequency passband switching in home phone-line networks 63 2002
 
NEC INFRONTIA CORPORATION (1)
6,535,587 Integrated transmitter, LAN communication equipment, telephone communication apparatus and communication method using integrated transmitter 76 2000
 
Echelon Corporation (15)
5,113,498 Input/output section for an intelligent cell which provides sensing, bidirectional communications and control 141 1990
5,347,549 Method and apparatus for interfacing between a twisted pair and an intelligent cell 60 1993
5,424,710 Power coupler for coupling power from a transmission line to a node thereon 52 1993
5,391,932 Source power coupler 71 1993
5,475,687 Network and intelligent cell for providing sensing, bidirectional communications and control 77 1993
5,454,008 Method and apparatus for interfacing between a twisted pair and an intelligent cell 43 1994
5,548,614 Method and apparatus for interfacing between a twisted pair and an intelligent cell 40 1995
5,521,491 Phase detecting device for determining phase angle between two electrical signals 40 1995
5,844,888 Network and intelligent cell for providing sensing, bidirectional communications and control 139 1995
5,579,335 Split band processing for spread spectrum communications 59 1995
5,748,671 Adaptive reference pattern for spread spectrum detection 56 1995
D404721 Electrical housing with module 15 1997
D405422 Electrical housing 28 1997
6,896,551 Power line phase coupler system 19 2000
7,198,521 Power line phase coupler system 19 2004
 
HOCHIKI CORPORATION (1)
5,475,363 Disaster prevention monitoring apparatus 25 1994
 
Echelon Systems Corporation (5)
5,018,138 Protocol for network having a plurality of intelligent cells 110 1988
4,969,147 Network and intelligent cell for providing sensing, bidirectional communications and control 93 1988
4,939,728 Network and intelligent cell for providing sensing bidirectional communications and control 79 1988
5,257,006 Method and apparatus for power line communications 160 1990
5,148,144 Data communication network providing power and message information 222 1991
 
Smart Labs, Inc. (1)
7,345,998 Mesh network of intelligent devices communicating via powerline and radio frequency 55 2004
 
CYGNET TECHNOLOGIES, INC., (1)
4,578,537 Telecommunication apparatus serving as an interface between a digital computer and an analog communication medium 162 1983
 
Medaon Ltd. (1)
4,945,404 Video communication system and phase or frequency modulator included therein 67 1988
 
NEC CORPORATION (4)
4,561,020 Still picture transmission apparatus 72 1983
4,888,795 Videotelephone apparatus for transmitting high and low resolution video signals over telephone exchange lines 191 1988
6,246,748 Power feeding system using two-wire subscriber lines 78 1998
6,847,718 Remote power feed method and system 60 2000
 
AMIGA DEVELOPMENT LLC, A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (1)
4,521,881 Data communication system with increased effective bandwidth 82 1981
 
SUMMIT TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS, LP (1)
6,744,883 Filter system and method to suppress interference imposed upon a frequency-division multiplexed channel 52 2000
 
NEC ENGINEERING, LTD. (1)
7,079,647 IP telephone with power source circuit 43 2002
 
Consultant's Choice Inc. (1)
4,580,276 System and method for transporting data 73 1983
 
CONVERSANT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT INC. (14)
6,396,391 Communications and control network having multiple power supplies 158 1998
6,956,826 Local area network for distributing data communication, sensing and control signals 88 1999
6,690,677 Network for telephony and data communication 107 1999
6,842,459 Network combining wired and non-wired segments 117 2000
6,961,303 Telephone communication system and method over local area network wiring 97 2000
6,560,319 Method and telephone outlet for allowing telephone and data equipment to be connected to a telephone line via a common connector 91 2001
6,937,056 System and method for transmission-line termination by signal cancellation, and applications thereof 90 2001
7,006,523 Local area network of serial intelligent cells 7 2004
* 7,483,524 Network for telephony and data communication 27 2004
* 7,095,756 Local area network of serial intelligent cells 24 2004
* 2005/0063,403 Telephone outlet with packet telephony adaptor, and a network using same 19 2004
2005/0083,959 Telephone outlet with packet telephony adapter, and a network using same 33 2004
2006/0056,444 Local area network of serial intelligent cells 27 2005
2006/0203,981 Telephone outlet for implementing a local area network over telephone lines and a local area network using such outlets 18 2006
 
ALCATEL LUCENT (4)
6,072,810 Method to transparently transport an incoming clock signal over a network segment, and related transmitter and receiver unit 57 1997
6,519,291 Reduction of interference in discrete multi-tone (DMT) based communications systems 62 1998
7,274,669 Facilitating digital subscriber line services via a subscriber premise network interface device 45 2002
2003/0204,393 Facilitating digital subscriber line services via a subscriber premise network interface device 31 2002
 
VIDEOTELECOM CORP. (1)
4,893,326 Video-telephone communications system 226 1987
 
THINK UN-LTD., 170 KNOWLES DRIVE, SUITE 205, LOS GATOS, CA 95030, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1)
4,918,690 Network and intelligent cell for providing sensing, bidirectional communications and control 327 1987
 
CONTROL-SENSE SOLUTIONS, INC. (2)
5,099,444 Peripheral data acquisition transmission and control device 42 1989
5,400,246 Peripheral data acquisition, monitor, and adaptive control system via personal computer 573 1992
 
ALCATEL N.V. (5)
4,665,516 Information transport system employing telephone lines 86 1984
4,672,602 Control and routing system 123 1984
4,821,319 Single line telephone communication system 103 1987
5,014,308 Circuit arrangement for providing power for an IC chip in a telephone subset 36 1990
5,627,501 Signal coupler with automatic common line attenuation compensation 101 1995
 
PROHS, JOHN RICHARD (1)
4,837,799 Telephone line communications control system 178 1988
 
ALCATEL (4)
6,314,102 Telecommunications system for providing both narrowband and broadband services to subscribers 119 1997
6,320,866 Network termination 34 1998
6,510,204 Method and apparatus for providing an all digital loop with power-optimised mode 36 2001
6,973,394 Device for remote power feeding a terminal in a telecommunication network, and a concentrator and a repreater including the device 57 2001
 
M&FC HOLDING COMPANY, INC., A DE. CORP. (1)
4,481,501 Transformer arrangement for coupling a communication signal to a three-phase power line 73 1981
 
QUAD POWERLINE TECHNOLOGIES LLC (1)
2008/0165,463 THERMAL MANAGEMENT METHOD AND DEVICE FOR POWERLINE COMMUNICATIONS 21 2007
 
TERAYON COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
2004/0172,658 Home network for ordering and delivery of video on demand, telephone and other digital services 173 2003
 
YITRAN COMMUNICATIONS LTD. (1)
2003/0103,521 Channel access method for powerline carrier based media access control protocol 126 2001
 
Societe Anonyme de Telecommunications (1)
4,580,291 Method for processing digital signals, and subscriber station for telecommunication and teledistribution 70 1983
 
FLEXTRONICS INTERNATIONAL GMBH & CO. NFG. KG (1)
6,815,844 Circuit for supplying power to a network termination unit of a message transmission system 29 2002
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (5)
5,886,732 Set-top electronics and network interface unit arrangement 327 1995
7,016,377 Home network system in asymmetric digital subscriber line system 73 2000
2002/0035,624 Gateway and a method for operating the same 112 2001
7,292,859 Apparatus and method for managing device information through networks 58 2004
2005/0038,875 Apparatus for managing home-devices remotely in home-network and method thereof 87 2004
 
Dyalem Concepts Inc. (1)
5,614,811 Power line control system 60 1995
 
COMVERSE, LTD. (1)
6,732,368 Method and apparatus for providing voice/unified messaging services using CATV terminals 52 1999
 
GTE AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC INCORPORATED, A CORP. OF DE. (2)
4,493,092 Interface circuit for digital signal transmission system 78 1982
4,507,793 Digital signal transmission system 80 1982
 
ARTOIS LLC (3)
7,382,786 Integrated phone-based home gateway system with a broadband communication device 70 2001
2001/0030,950 Broadband communications access device 88 2001
7,257,106 Broadband communications access device 79 2003
 
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (1)
5,568,547 Subscriber circuit provided with a circuit for monitoring a subscriber instrument 33 1994
 
SPECTRABAND COMMUNICATIONS, LLC (1)
5,848,150 Passive distributed filter system and method 133 1997
 
PARADYNE NETWORKS, INC. (1)
6,075,784 System and method for communicating voice and data over a local packet network 185 1998
 
GLOBESPAN, INC. (1)
2002/0198,952 System and method for communicating in a point-to-multipoint DSL network 60 2002
 
Telelogic, Inc. (1)
4,578,535 Videotex system 81 1984
 
COMTREND CORPORATION (1)
2006/0140,178 Method for connecting routing device in existing wiring 28 2004
 
PHARO CORPORATION (1)
4,703,499 Distributed privacy oriented telephone extension system 40 1986
 
EMERSON NETWORK POWER, ENERGY SYSTEMS, NORTH AMERICA, INC. (1)
5,706,157 Power distribution system with over-current protection 40 1996
 
SPIRENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
7,085,238 Smartjack for fault-testing network segments on Ethernet and other internet protocol network architectures 46 2003
 
PARADYNE CORPORATION (5)
4,335,464 Dual multipoint data transmission system modem 52 1980
6,061,392 Apparatus and method for communicating voice and data between a customer premises and a central office 134 1997
6,580,785 Apparatus and method for simultaneous multiple telephone type services on a single telephone line 79 1998
6,111,936 Method and apparatus for automatically detecting and measuring distortion in a DSL system 94 1999
6,639,913 System and method for communicating voice and data over a local packet network 54 1999
 
SEMTECH LTD. (1)
5,929,749 System for improved communication and control over power lines 36 1997
 
Applied Spectrum Technologies, Inc. (4)
4,425,642 Simultaneous transmission of two information signals within a band-limited communications channel 404 1982
4,433,212 Telephone line interface circuit 75 1982
4,672,605 Data and voice communications system 412 1984
4,724,435 Bi-directional data telemetry system 220 1985
 
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. (12)
5,982,784 Bandwidth sharing for remote and local data transfers using multicarrier modulation over common transmission medium 118 1997
6,229,818 Active isolation system and method for allowing local and remote data transfers across a common data link 81 1997
6,292,467 Apparatus and method of determining a link status between network stations connected to a telephone line medium 66 1998
6,771,750 Physical layer transceiver architecture for a home network station connected to a telephone line medium 58 1998
6,094,441 Apparatus and method for controlling transmission parameters of home network stations transmitting on a telephone line medium 65 1998
6,473,495 Apparatus and method for coupling analog subscriber lines connected to a private branch exchange for transmission of network data signals in a home network 65 1999
6,819,760 Adaptive energy detector gain control in physical layer transceiver for home telephone wire network 90 1999
6,252,755 Apparatus and method for implementing a home network using customer-premises power lines 64 1999
6,522,728 Apparatus and method of implementing a universal home network on a customer premises ISDN bus 64 2000
6,836,546 Apparatus and method of coupling home network signals between an analog phone line and a digital bus 61 2000
6,778,549 Coupling device connecting multiple pots lines in an HPNA environment 88 2000
6,701,406 PCI and MII compatible home phoneline networking alliance (HPNA) interface device 80 2001
 
ANVIL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (1)
4,703,306 Appliance system 138 1986
 
LEGRAND SNC (1)
2006/0029,210 Telephony distribution system 36 2005
 
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
6,985,072 Apparatus and method for a low-rate data transmission mode over a power line 53 2001
 
LEGERITY, INC. (2)
5,428,682 Subscriber line interface circuit with reduced on-chip power dissipation 97 1993
6,052,380 Network adapter utilizing an ethernet protocol and utilizing a digital subscriber line physical layer driver for improved performance 97 1996
 
BRONZEBASE LIMITED (1)
4,442,320 Remote subscriber interaction system 88 1981
 
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION (1)
4,642,607 Power line carrier communications system transformer bridge 150 1985
 
HTC CORPORATION (2)
6,603,808 Dual mode phone line networking modem utilizing conventional telephone wiring 73 1999
7,002,898 Asymmetrical transport of data 73 2000
 
NORTEL NETWORKS LIMITED (9)
4,378,470 Interface circuits for connection to non-dedicated telephone lines 162 1981
4,381,427 Subscriber loop system for voice and data 108 1981
4,443,662 Filters comprising reactive components, and a method of determining impedances thereof 74 1981
4,456,985 Apparatus for coupling signals to or from a two-wire line 73 1981
4,456,986 Apparatus for coupling signals to or from a two-wire line 70 1981
4,646,289 Signal multiplexing circuit 77 1984
5,323,461 Telephone line interface circuit with voltage switching 75 1992
6,148,006 Communication system architecture, exchange having a plurality of broadband modems and method of supporting broadband operation on a one to one basis 62 1997
2003/0016,794 COMMUNICATION OF INFORMATION VIA TWO WIRE LINES 65 1998
 
YAHOO! INC. (1)
6,169,795 Internet telephony callback system and method of operation 169 1998
 
CIRRUS LOGIC, INC. (1)
2002/0056,116 Home bus computer system and method 21 2001
 
OPTA SYSTEMS LLC (1)
4,768,110 Video cassette recorder having dual decks for selective simultaneous functions 195 1987
 
INTERACTIVE TELEVISION SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,051,822 Telephone access video game distribution center 255 1989
 
LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (1)
2007/0206,629 Network Equipment Applied In Power Line Carrier Communication System 32 2007
 
VERTICAL NETWORKS, INC. (1)
6,154,465 Systems and methods for multiple mode voice and data communications using intelligenty bridged TDM and packet buses and methods for performing telephony and data functions using the same 184 1998
 
CONTROL4 CORPORATION (1)
7,106,261 System for remotely controlling an electrical switching device 69 2005
 
Teleport Communications Group, Inc. (1)
5,903,643 Multi-line station interface 41 1997
 
HOME TOUCH LIGHTING SYSTEMS LLC (2)
6,377,163 Power line communication circuit 23 2000
6,559,757 Data communication over power lines 39 2000
 
SIECOR OPERATIONS, LLC (2)
6,026,160 xDSL splitter interconnect module for network interface device 59 1997
6,137,866 Indoor XDSL splitter assembly 70 1998
 
NORTHVU INC. (2)
6,038,425 Audio/video signal redistribution system 159 1998
6,567,981 Audio/video signal redistribution system 121 2000
 
PDACO LTD. (1)
5,815,681 Integrated network switching hub and bus structure 94 1996
 
ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (1)
4,458,236 Communications signal coupling around wye/delta power transformation 23 1982
 
PCTEL MARYLAND, INC. (1)
5,937,342 Wireless local distribution system using standard power lines 109 1997
 
Monster Cable International, Ltd. (1)
5,757,936 Audio and video signal distribution system and method 90 1995
 
DOO WON CO., LTD. (1)
7,009,527 Control system for suppling power by power line communication 35 2001
 
MARCONI ACCESS SYSTEMS NORTH AMERICA (2)
6,763,109 Copper based interface system and regulated power source 30 2000
6,775,299 Copper based interface system and data frame format 29 2000
 
HOMERUN HOLDINGS CORP. (1)
7,266,344 Remotely activated bridge device for use with a home network and methods for programming and using the same 38 2004
 
TeleNetwork, Inc. (1)
6,449,318 Variable low frequency offset, differential, OOK, high-speed twisted pair communication 110 2000
 
HINES & ASSOCIATES, INC. (1)
6,005,476 Electronic identification, control, and security system for consumer electronics and the like 63 1998
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (1)
2005/0150,100 Tubular cutting process and system 48 2004
 
ABB POWER T&D COMPANY, INC., A DE CORP. (8)
4,382,248 Remote device for a multi-phase power distribution network communication system 25 1981
4,402,059 Load management terminal 31 1981
4,467,314 Electric utility communication system with field installation terminal and load management terminal with remotely assignable unique address 97 1982
4,668,934 Receiver apparatus for three-phase power line carrier communications 99 1984
4,686,382 Switch bypass circuit for power line communication systems 86 1985
4,841,281 Apparatus for controlling a switching amplifier 31 1987
5,694,108 Apparatus and methods for power network coupling 75 1996
5,933,073 Apparatus and methods for power network coupling 112 1997
 
TELENOVA, INC. (1)
4,932,022 Integrated voice and data telephone system 171 1989
 
BNP VENTURE CAPITAL CORPORATION (1)
4,757,497 Local area voice/data communications and switching system 195 1986
 
GTE MAIN STREET INCORPORATED (3)
4,789,895 System for synchronizing digital bit stream for telecommunication system 87 1987
4,780,758 Telecommunication system with burst and continuous audio signals 110 1988
4,780,757 Telecommunication system with frame selected continuous audio signals 102 1988
 
GENBAND US LLC (3)
7,149,182 System and method for providing lifeline telecommunication service 51 2001
6,996,134 System and method for reliably communicating telecommunication information 56 2001
7,239,628 Line-powered network interface device 55 2002
 
AOX Incorporated (1)
6,700,970 LAN phone system with automatic fallback for power or network failure 50 2000
 
MARCONI UK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LTD. (1)
5,682,423 Electrical power and telephone ringer signal distribution system 34 1996
 
GE SECURITY, INC. (1)
6,441,723 Highly reliable power line communications system 215 2000
 
SIEMENS ENTERPRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
5,033,062 Digital modem 116 1989
 
HITACHI, LTD. (2)
4,975,906 Network system 175 1989
5,604,737 Voice communication system and voice communication method 302 1994
 
SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS, INC. (2)
5,892,792 12-chip coded spread spectrum modulation for direct conversion radio architecture in a digital cordless telephone 52 1995
6,653,932 System and method for achieving wireless communications coverage in a local area 93 1999
 
Bell Telephone Laboratories, Incorporated (4)
4,442,540 Data over voice transmission arrangement 76 1981
4,578,540 Telecommunications systems 209 1982
4,577,314 Digital multi-customer data interface 97 1983
4,789,994 Adaptive equalizer using precursor error signal for convergence control 126 1987
 
THE TRUSTEES OF THE STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
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RPX CLEARINGHOUSE LLC (1)
* 8,223,792 Ultra low cost ethernet architecture 0 2004
 
Novano Corporation (1)
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