US Patent No: 7,873,058

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Outlet with analog signal adapter, a method for use thereof and a network using said outlet

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A device for a LAN, containing an integrated adapter that converts digital data to and from analog video signals, allowing the use of analog video units in a digital data network or telephone line-based data networking system, eliminating the need for digital video units or external adapter. The device may include a hub for connecting an analog video signal via an adapter, and retaining the data network connection. In such an environment, the data networking circuitry as well as the analog video adapters are integrated into a telephone device, providing for regular telephone service, analog video connectivity, and data networking as well. In such a configuration, the device would have a standard telephone jack, an analog video jack and at least one data networking jack. Such device can be used to retrofit existing LAN and telephone wiring, and original equipment in new installations.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
CONVERSANT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT INC.OTTAWA ONTARIO, CA1261

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Binder, Yehuda Hod Hasharon, IL 305 2190

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PARADYNE NETWORKS, INC. (3)
5,881,142 Integrated communications control device for a small office configured for coupling within a scalable network 69 1995
5,963,620 Integrated communications control device for a small office configured for coupling within a scalable network including multiple simultaneous call capability 71 1997
6,075,784 System and method for communicating voice and data over a local packet network 170 1998
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (3)
7,016,377 Home network system in asymmetric digital subscriber line system 60 2000
7,292,859 Apparatus and method for managing device information through networks 44 2004
2005/0038,875 Apparatus for managing home-devices remotely in home-network and method thereof 71 2004
 
SATIUS HOLDING, INC. (3)
6,104,707 Transformer coupler for communication over various lines 100 1997
5,818,127 Transmission of FM video signals over various lines 91 1997
6,686,832 High frequency network multiplexed communications over various lines 75 2002
 
SCIENTIFIC-ATLANTA, INC. (3)
5,499,241 Broadband communications system 151 1993
5,594,726 Frequency agile broadband communications system 230 1994
5,581,555 Reverse path allocation and contention resolution scheme for a broadband communications system 146 1995
 
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6,763,097 Source adaptive digital subscriber line and method 72 2001
7,031,394 Communication systems conveying voice and data signals over standard telephone lines 33 2001
7,408,949 Hybrid telephone, non-telephone network 32 2004
 
THOMSON LICENSING (3)
6,577,231 Clock synchronization over a powerline modem network for multiple devices 59 2001
6,747,859 Modular power line network adapter 128 2001
7,117,520 System and method for voice/data transmission over cable networks 35 2003
 
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6,587,479 Architecture for signal distribution in wireless data network 84 1999
6,854,895 Media wall converter and housing 74 2002
 
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5,943,404 Mechanism for providing emergency POTS service in event of loss of power to customer premises equipment for ISDN telephone lines 81 1995
5,903,572 ISDN terminal adapter for use with external modem and employing software-based serial communication framing for ISDN `D` channel signaling 52 1997
 
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5,960,066 Method and apparatus for using telephone house wiring for voice/data network 86 1996
7,154,996 Dynamic frequency passband switching in home phone-line networks 51 2002
 
ALCATEL LUCENT (2)
2003/0204,393 Facilitating digital subscriber line services via a subscriber premise network interface device 25 2002
7,274,669 Facilitating digital subscriber line services via a subscriber premise network interface device 33 2002
 
ALCATEL USA SOURCING, L.P. (2)
5,809,431 Local multipoint distribution system 96 1995
6,424,661 ADSL with RF POTS overlay 50 1998
 
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5,341,415 Method and apparatus for sharing of common in-house wiring to permit multiple telephone carriers to serve the same customer 78 1992
5,926,479 Multiple protocol personal communications network system 49 1997
 
AT&T Bell Laboratories (2)
5,023,868 Automated call handling apparatus 245 1990
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BANKERS TRUST COMPANY (2)
4,969,136 Communications network and method with appointment information communication capabilities 102 1986
4,975,896 Communications network and method 106 1986
 
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7,095,849 Integrated filter and modular jack for voice over digital subscriber line service 48 2004
2005/0086,694 Digital residential entertainment system 68 2004
 
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5,010,399 Video transmission and control system utilizing internal telephone lines 239 1989
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6,222,124 Integrated wall outlet plate for retrofit low-voltage signals 63 1999
 
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6,678,721 System and method for establishing a point-to-multipoint DSL network 87 1999
 
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7,034,225 Apparatus that enables low cost installation of a secure and tamper proof assembly that accommodates lifeline support for power line communication devices 48 2005
2005/0226,200 A Power Line Communication System that Enables Low-Cost Last Mile Access to any Legacy or Emerging Network Infrastructure 51 2005
 
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6,941,364 Modular-type home gateway system including ADSL controller and homePNA controller 49 2001
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5,334,975 Residential time reference system 52 1991
2006/0280,197 Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving data over a shared access carrier network 58 2005
 
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4,975,906 Network system 161 1989
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6,377,163 Power line communication circuit 12 2000
6,559,757 Data communication over power lines 25 2000
 
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2006/0104,291 Network bridge device and methods for programming and using the same 41 2004
 
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5,912,895 Information network access apparatus and methods for communicating information packets via telephone lines 85 1996
6,587,473 Information network access apparatus and methods for communicating information packets via telephone lines 61 2001
 
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7,027,483 Ultra-wideband communication through local power lines 92 2003
7,099,368 Ultra-wideband communication through a wire medium 111 2004
 
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5,812,786 Variable rate and variable mode transmission system 292 1995
6,061,357 Ethernet to ADSL adapter 64 1997
 
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4,608,686 Two wire voice and data subscriber loop 97 1982
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2006/0006,817 AC powered self organizing wireless node 27 2005
 
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6,580,785 Apparatus and method for simultaneous multiple telephone type services on a single telephone line 67 1998
 
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4,847,903 Wireless remote speaker system 53 1987
 
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6,442,129 Enhanced channel estimation 73 1999
 
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6,349,133 Method and system for interfacing a telephony network and a digital data stream 79 1998
6,721,419 Method and system for selecting a frequency for communication within a premises network 47 2000
 
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7,406,094 Power line communication network 11 2001
 
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2002/0037,004 Home gateway system and method 80 2001
 
Sprint Communications Company L.P. (2)
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7,276,915 Electrical service monitoring system 25 2005
 
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6,047,055 Number portability with database query 39 1996
 
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6,738,470 Distributed gateway system for telephone communications 46 2000
 
T.M.T. THIRD MILLENIUM TECHNOLOGIES LTD. (2)
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TYCO INTERNATIONAL LTD., A CORPORATION OF BERMUDA (2)
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5,729,824 Distributed digital loop carriers system using coaxial cable 76 1994
 
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BARD TECHNOLOGIES, U.S.A. A PARTNERSHIP OF NEW YORK (1)
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5,548,592 Home and small business phone system for operation on a single internal twisted pair line and methodology for operating the same 60 1995
 
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4,546,212 Data/voice adapter for telephone network 146 1984
 
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4,901,342 Local area network connecting computer products via long telephone lines 79 1988
 
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5,070,442 Computerized door locking and monitoring system using power-line carrier components 28 1989
 
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5,892,430 Self-powered powerline sensor 84 1996
 
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6,101,341 Photographic camera 41 1999
 
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5,833,350 Switch cover plate providing automatic emergency lighting 76 1997
 
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6,934,754 Methods and apparatus for processing network data transmissions 79 2001
 
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5,742,596 Network based distributed PBX system 331 1995
 
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4,656,655 Remote control adapter of electric equipment using telephone lines 63 1985
 
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5,550,836 High speed data transfer over twisted pair cabling 54 1992
 
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5,475,363 Disaster prevention monitoring apparatus 16 1994
 
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4,551,721 Method for initializing a token-passing local-area network 69 1983
 
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7,247,793 Wall plate adapter for coupling home network control signals to AC power wiring 14 2005
 
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6,040,759 Communication system for providing broadband data services using a high-voltage cable of a power system 149 1998
 
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6,792,323 Method, system, and computer program product for managing controlled residential or non-residential environments 138 2003
 
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4,953,160 Digital data over voice communication 81 1988
 
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6,430,199 Method and system for distributing telephone and broadband services over the copper pairs within a service location 78 1998
 
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