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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CONVERSANT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT INC.OTTAWA ONTARIO, CA1297

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Binder, Yehuda Hod Hasharon, IL 327 2917

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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
 
NCR CORPORATION (1)
6,310,940 Personal computer interactive phone system 33 1999
 
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
 
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
 
CHEN, ABRAHAM Y. (1)
5,596,631 Station controller for distributed single line PABX 75 1994
 
BLACKMAN, STEPHEN E. (1)
6,010,228 Wireless emergency safety light with sensing means for conventional light switch or plug receptacle 102 1997
 
TTI INVENTIONS A LLC (1)
4,891,694 Fiber optic cable television distribution system 159 1988
 
WIRE 21, INC. (4)
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. (1)
6,212,658 Method for the correction of a message in an installation 54 1994
 
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
 
WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION (1)
6,507,322 Space diversity slot antennas and apparatus using the same 38 2001
 
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
 
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD. (2)
5,563,782 Wall outlet with direct current output 69 1994
6,061,261 Wall outlet with direct current output 73 1996
 
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
 
WAUGH, WILLIAM H. (1)
2001/0030,470 Appliance switching system 32 2001
 
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
 
PANAMAX (1)
6,932,624 Modular signal and power connection device 63 2004
 
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
 
GREGORY B. MORELAND (1)
5,833,350 Switch cover plate providing automatic emergency lighting 81 1997
 
APPLE INC. (1)
2005/0273,790 Networked media station 51 2004
 
GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LLC (4)
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 (3)
5,042,028 Communication terminal device 66 1989
6,751,212 Multimedia data communication system 31 1999
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. (4)
4,748,656 Personal computer--as an interface between a telephone station set and a business communication system 134 1986
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)
4,843,606 Local area communication system for integrated services based on a token-ring transmission medium 70 1986
4,885,747 Broadband and baseband LAN 136 1988
5,448,635 Wiring scheme and network adapter with digital and analog outputs to allow old pots coexistence with ISDN 89 1993
5,878,047 Apparatus for provision of broadband signals over installed telephone wiring 83 1996
5,995,598 Phone line LAN 59 1997
6,507,647 Bulk calling using voice over IP telephony 48 1999
2002/0038,153 Power socket incorporating power line carrier communications and physical asset tracking and management system using such socket 44 2001
 
Sprint Communications Company L.P. (2)
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. (3)
6,087,860 Apparatus and method for generating an envelope for data signals using CMOS 77 1998
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
 
AT&T IPM CORP. (1)
5,539,821 Power outlet mount for a portable telephone 84 1995
 
Jemm Tran-Safe Systems, Inc. (1)
5,569,209 Needleless transfer system 62 1994
 
ELCOM TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (1)
5,712,614 Power line communications system 107 1995
 
Integral Access, Inc. (1)
6,584,122 Method and system for providing voice and data service 102 1999
 
SPHERIX INCORPORATED (1)
6,345,047 Computer telephony adapter and method 163 1998
 
Benvar Associates, c/o Dale Bennett (1)
4,430,639 Visual message intercommunication unit and system 48 1981
 
BARD TECHNOLOGIES, U.S.A. A PARTNERSHIP OF NEW YORK (1)
4,646,296 Distributed telephone system 129 1984
 
NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION (1)
4,328,579 Voice band multiplex transmission system 87 1980
 
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
 
2WIRE, INC. (4)
6,778,646 System and method for coupling multiple home networks 93 1999
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
 
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)
5,489,894 Television paging system 97 1994
7,349,325 Broadband over low voltage power lines communications system and method 27 2005
 
ONQ/LEGRAND, INC. (1)
5,114,365 Wall plate 127 1990
 
EVER WIN INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (1)
6,943,296 USB wall plate 56 2003
 
AT&T Bell Laboratories (2)
5,023,868 Automated call handling apparatus 253 1990
5,305,312 Apparatus for interfacing analog telephones and digital data terminals to an ISDN line 290 1992
 
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. (1)
6,998,964 Splitter 79 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
 
ADC (1)
6,364,535 Upgradeable media wall converter and housing 75 2000
 
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
 
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 (3)
4,766,402 Apparatus for matching unbalanced R. F. baseband signals to balanced signals on a twisted two-wire line 147 1987
4,890,316 Modem for communicating at high speed over voice-grade telephone circuits 172 1988
2005/0177,640 Method for selectively providing access to voice and data networks by use of intelligent hardware 62 2001
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (10)
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
5,613,190 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
6,069,890 Internet telephone service 438 1996
6,160,880 Local number portability service saver 63 1998
7,020,130 Method and apparatus for providing integrated voice and data services over a common interface device 49 2004
 
3COM LTD. (1)
6,088,368 Ethernet transport facility over digital subscriber lines 130 1997
 
ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. (2)
6,587,479 Architecture for signal distribution in wireless data network 98 1999
6,854,895 Media wall converter and housing 81 2002
 
Phoenix Corporation (1)
5,319,634 Multiple access telephone extension systems and methods 228 1991
 
DOUBLE WIN ENTERPRISE CO., LTD. (1)
2004/0136,384 Ethernet communication apparatus, bridge thereof and connection device 73 2003
 
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
5,926,479 Multiple protocol personal communications network system 60 1997
 
PITTWAY CORPORATION (2)
4,418,333 Appliance control system 266 1981
6,838,997 Fastenerless connection for output device 56 2000
 
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)
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
6,339,594 Wan-based gateway 146 1998
6,452,923 Cable connected wan interconnectivity services for corporate telecommuters 254 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
6,400,815 Method and apparatus for subscriber line to telephone call distribution 49 2000
7,142,563 Service interface for QoS-driven HPNA networks 71 2001
7,010,002 Broadband network with enterprise wireless communication method for residential and business environment 103 2001
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
 
IBEC HOLDINGS, INC. (1)
6,040,759 Communication system for providing broadband data services using a high-voltage cable of a power system 162 1998
 
STANDARD TELEPHONES AND CABLES PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY (1)
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
 
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. (6)
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
6,448,899 Power indicating ethernet outlet and method therefor 155 2000
6,556,564 Scheduled internet protocol telephone instrument system 64 2001
 
U-SMART NETWORKING LLC (1)
6,940,956 Electric outlet based power status notification device, system, and method 51 2001
 
AVAYA TECHNOLOGY CORP. (1)
6,427,237 Network for distributing multimedia signals over a primary signal distribution path 65 1998
 
ORTRONICS, INC. (1)
2005/0152,306 Wi-Fi access point device and system 90 2004
 
OAKLEY TELECOM, LC (1)
5,905,786 Console and extension telephone system 70 1997
 
ALCATEL USA SOURCING, L.P. (2)
5,809,431 Local multipoint distribution system 111 1995
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
 
DAVICOM SEMICONDUCTOR INC. (1)
6,137,865 Transmission and reception of data over a home network implemented upon a phone line system 84 1998
 
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. (1)
6,107,656 Ferroelectric transistors, semiconductor storage devices, method of operating ferroelectric transistors and method of manufacturing ferromagnetic transistors 38 1997
 
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
 
SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,600,734 Apparatus for interfacing a wireless local network and a wired voice telecommunications system 232 1998
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES II LLC (3)
5,812,786 Variable rate and variable mode transmission system 312 1995
6,061,357 Ethernet to ADSL adapter 78 1997
6,430,199 Method and system for distributing telephone and broadband services over the copper pairs within a service location 91 1998
 
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
 
PANDUIT CORP. (2)
2003/0154,273 Systems and methods for documenting networks with electronic modules 86 2003
2004/0073,597 Systems and methods for managing a network 205 2003
 
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 (1)
4,985,892 Baseband local area network using ordinary telephone wiring 96 1984
 
SILICON VALLEY BANK (1)
5,274,631 Computer network switching system 391 1991
 
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION (1)
2008/0013,612 Home Network Testing 24 2007
 
EDGECOM (2)
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 53 2005
2005/0226,200 A Power Line Communication System that Enables Low-Cost Last Mile Access to any Legacy or Emerging Network Infrastructure 64 2005
 
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
 
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
 
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. (4)
4,924,349 Face plate assembly for electrical devices 88 1988
5,736,965 Compact radio frequency transmitting and receiving antenna and control device employing same 198 1996
5,848,054 Repeater for transmission system for controlling and determining the status of electrical devices from remote locations 196 1996
5,905,442 Method and apparatus for controlling and determining the status of electrical devices from remote locations 339 1996
 
UBS AG, STAMFORD BRANCH (2)
6,907,458 Digital multi-room, multi-source entertainment and communications network 56 2001
6,934,300 Initialization method for an entertainment and communications network 32 2001
 
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
 
ADTRAN, INC. (2)
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
5,903,572 ISDN terminal adapter for use with external modem and employing software-based serial communication framing for ISDN `D` channel signaling 60 1997
 
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD. (1)
6,601,097 Method and system for determining the physical location of computers in a network by storing a room location and MAC address in the ethernet wall plate 99 2000
 
SILICON LABORATORIES INC. (1)
6,240,166 LAN connection using analog modems via telephone wiring 87 1998
 
Energy Transformation Systems, Inc. (1)
6,123,577 Lan patch panel and wall mount unit assembly 80 1997
 
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
5,889,765 Bi-directional communications network 66 1997
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
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
6,272,209 Lifeline telephony provision for voice over digital subscriber line 69 1999
7,012,922 Packet communications system and method 53 1999
 
PERACOM NETWORKS, INC. (1)
6,481,013 Entertainment and computer coaxial network and method of distributing signals therethrough 196 1999
 
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
 
PHONEX HOLDINGS L.P. (1)
5,066,939 Method and means of operating a power line carrier communication system 141 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
 
LOW ENVIRON AG, LLC (9)
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
5,970,127 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
 
PLUGNET CORPORATION (1)
2002/0080,010 Power line communications network device for DC powered computer 70 2001
 
AVE S.p.A. (1)
4,636,914 Outlet box with removable self-contained device 61 1984
 
TYCO INTERNATIONAL LTD., A CORPORATION OF BERMUDA (2)
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
 
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
 
TYCO SAFETY PRODUCTS CANADA LTD. (1)
6,157,292 Power distribution grid communication system 109 1998
 
UNIFY GMBH & CO. KG (1)
6,222,853 Communication system for a line network 52 1997
 
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
 
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
 
Light Logic, Ltd. (1)
5,140,630 Added main line apparatus 39 1991
 
PACESETTER, INC. (1)
6,773,632 Enhanced very high volt electrolyte 62 2001
 
TII Industries, Inc. (2)
6,188,557 Surge suppressor 96 1998
6,282,075 Surge suppressor with virtual ground 75 1999
 
LISON CONSULTING AG LLC (1)
5,553,063 Voice over data communication system 115 1994
 
ECI TELECOM LTD. (1)
6,005,873 Apparatus and method for concurrent voice and data transmission 127 1998
 
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (10)
5,499,241 Broadband communications system 165 1993
5,594,726 Frequency agile broadband communications system 249 1994
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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
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4,500,751 Data communication system 95 1982
 
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4,866,704 Fiber optic voice/data network 241 1988
 
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4,825,435 Multiport repeater 114 1985
 
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6,844,810 Arrangement of a data coupler for power line communications 51 2003
7,148,799 Arrangement of daisy chained inductive couplers for data communication 22 2004
7,339,458 Power line communications interface and surge protector 19 2005
 
Amtel Systems Corporation (1)
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EVOLUTION DIGITAL, LLC (2)
8,931,032 Wall-mounted digital transport adapter 0 2011
D683704 Wall-mounted digital terminal adapter 0 2011
 
Novano Corporation (1)
8,858,263 Service over ethernet InterConnectable wall plate (SoEICWP) module 0 2011
 
CONVERSANT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT INC. (5)
* 8,351,582 Network for telephony and data communication 1 2008
8,929,523 Network for telephony and data communication 0 2008
* 8,472,593 Telephone outlet with packet telephony adaptor, and a network using same 1 2010
* 2010/0189,098 TELEPHONE OUTLET WITH PACKET TELEPHONY ADAPTOR, AND A NETWORK USING SAME 2 2010
* 8,363,797 Telephone outlet for implementing a local area network over telephone lines and a local area network using such outlets 3 2010
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