Telephony communication via varied redundant networks

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8379531
APP PUB NO 20090022147A1
SERIAL NO

12240565

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A switched telephone network is arranged in a manner to enable packet voice communication between telephone terminals via multiple redundant packet switched networks. The packet switched networks may utilize different protocols, be operated by different entities, and have primary functions other than voice communication. One example of such a network may be internetworked networks, such as the Internet. One example of an alternate packet switched network may be a network whose primary function is control of a circuit switched telephone network. The common channel interoffice switching system (CCIS) of a public switched telephone network (PSTN) is a preferred example.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC.BASKING RIDGE, NJ4860

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bartholomew, Dale L Vienna, US 20 1683
Farris, Robert D Sterling, US 131 13882

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5218187 Hand-held data capture system with interchangeable modules 122 1991
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5313053 Laser scanner module having integral interfacing with hand-held data capture terminal 53 1992
5322991 Compact hand-held RF data terminal 66 1993
5602854 Wireless personal local area network utilizing removable radio frequency modules with digital interfaces and idle sense communication protocol 61 1993
5590346 Antenna cap for computer device utilizing a radio card 54 1993
5680633 Modular, portable data processing terminal for use in a radio frequency communication network 107 1993
5483676 Mobile radio data communication system and method 248 1994
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5991864 Power connectors, antenna connectors and telephone line connectors for computer devices utilizing radio and modem cards 29 1994
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5541398 Compact hand-held RF data terminal 55 1995
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5862171 Radio frequency communication network having adaptive communication parameters 60 1995
5679943 Hand-held terminal with display screens, interactive screens, magnetic credit card readers, scanners, printers and handlers 260 1995
5708680 Network utilizing a controller and base transceivers to route voice packets 48 1995
5790536 Hierarchical communication system providing intelligent data, program and processing migration 208 1995
6714983 Modular, portable data processing terminal for use in a communication network 72 1995
5726984 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telephones 686 1995
5617343 Portable work station and data collection terminal including switchable multi purpose touch screen display 54 1995
5682379 Wireless personal local area network 190 1996
5917175 Modular hand-held data entry system with voice interface 32 1996
6023147 Hand held computerized data collection terminal with rechargeable battery pack sensor and battery power conservation 113 1996
5748619 Communication network providing wireless and hard-wired dynamic routing 131 1996
5850358 Portable work station and data collection terminal including switchable multi purpose touch screen display 42 1997
5949776 Hierarchical communication system using premises, peripheral and vehicular local area networking 176 1997
6895419 Hand-held computerized data collection terminal 32 1997
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6084867 Apparatus and method of routing data in a radio frequency local area network 104 1998
6614768 Enhanced mobility and address resolution in a wireless premises based network 60 1998
6192400 Multilevel data communication system including local and host systems 137 1998
6266685 Hand-held data collection system with stylus input 243 1998
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7206592 System for coupling a multiplicity of RF data collection terminals with host computer means 14 2001
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2003/0112,767 Communication network providing wireless and hard-wired dynamic routing 17 2002
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5586175 Call-processing system and method 91 1995
5633919 Real-time billing system for a call processing system 107 1995
5854833 Processing using DEF records 59 1995
5615251 Real-time reconfiguration 33 1995
5638430 Call validation system 125 1995
6016343 Call-processing system and method 76 1996
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5287199 Facsimile message processing and routing system 193 1992
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5260986 Group notification service and system 182 1991
5200993 Public telephone network including a distributed imaging system 161 1991
5247571 Area wide centrex 411 1992
5353331 Personal communications service using wireline/wireless integration 579 1992
5418844 Automatic access to information service providers 183 1992
5475732 Common channeling signaling network maintenance and testing 123 1993
5422941 Extension of centrex services 122 1993
5475737 Toll saver for centralized messaging systems 77 1993
5703935 Automated telephone operator services 126 1994
5469496 Personal communications service using wireline/wireless integration 202 1994
5572583 Advanced intelligent network with intelligent peripherals interfaced to the integrated services control point 327 1994
5608447 Full service network 178 1994
5541917 Video and TELCO network control functionality 285 1994
5583920 Intelligent peripheral in video dial tone network 316 1994
5436957 Subscriber control of access restrictions on a plurality of the subscriber's telephone lines 205 1994
5551025 Relational database system for storing different types of data 83 1994
5680442 Voice mail communication with call blocking 98 1994
5619562 Method and system for remotely activating/changing subscriber services in a public switched telephone network 91 1995
5740075 Access subnetwork controller for video dial tone networks 110 1995
5506887 Personal communications service using wireline/wireless integration 216 1995
5524145 Incoming call completion threshold restriction 98 1995
5706286 SS7 gateway 169 1995
5625404 Method and system for accessing multimedia data over public switched telephone network 162 1995
5692039 Improved data transmission via a public switched telephone network 164 1995
5610972 Personal communications service using wireline/wireless integration 227 1995
5664005 Personal communications service using wireline/wireless integration 214 1995
5758281 Personal communications service using wireline/wireless integration 244 1995
5781620 Method and system for toll carrier selection 87 1995
5617422 High speed interface in a telecommunications network 50 1995
5712903 Split intelligent peripheral for broadband and narrowband services 262 1995
5586177 Intelligent signal transfer point (ISTP) 230 1995
5621787 Prepaid cash card 326 1995
5915008 System and method for changing advanced intelligent network services from customer premises equipment 473 1995
5661782 Voice mail communication with call blocking 96 1995
5812639 Message communication via common signaling channel 243 1995
5838682 Method and apparatus for establishing communications with a remote node on a switched network based on hypertext dialing information received from a packet network 456 1995
5751707 AIN interaction through wireless digital video network 247 1995
5754641 Method of screening outgoing calls via a video display 45 1995
5805682 Method for delivering call related information to a video display 98 1995
5825862 Method of altering the destination telephone number of an incoming call 164 1995
6041109 Telecommunications system having separate switch intelligence and switch fabric 79 1995
5774530 Telecommunications network circuit usage measurement 65 1996
6285745 Analog terminal internet access 126 1996
5712906 Communications systems supporting shared multimedia session 116 1996
6118936 Signaling network management system for converting network events into standard form and then correlating the standard form events with topology and maintenance information 98 1996
6438218 Internet telephone service 28 1996
5787160 Intelligent routing of special service calls 115 1996
6069890 Internet telephone service 491 1996
5793771 Communication gateway 185 1996
5912887 System and method for implementing user-to-user data transfer services 74 1996
6125113 Internet telephone service 158 1996
5923659 Telecommunications network 227 1996
6021126 Telecommunication number portability 202 1996
6014379 Telecommunications custom calling services 183 1996
5867495 System, method and article of manufacture for communications utilizing calling, plans in a hybrid network 839 1996
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6335927 System and method for providing requested quality of service in a hybrid network 663 1996
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6195425 Telecommunications system with wide area internetwork control 110 1996
6292478 Telecommunications system 116 1996
6546003 Telecommunications system 76 1996
6078582 Internet long distance telephone service 189 1996
5892822 Method of and system for call routing compliant with international regulatory routing requirements 117 1996
6064653 Internetwork gateway to gateway alternative communication 270 1997
5940598 Telecommunications network to internetwork universal server 243 1997
6122255 Internet telephone service with mediation 148 1997
6075783 Internet phone to PSTN cellular/PCS system 211 1997
6104711 Enhanced internet domain name server 215 1997
6205139 Automatic called party locator over internet 74 1997
6215790 Automatic called party locator over internet with provisioning 110 1997
6542497 Public wireless/cordless internet gateway 137 1997
6574216 Packet data network voice call quality monitoring 162 1997
6243374 Telecommunications custom calling services using voice mail 81 1997
6292479 Transport of caller identification information through diverse communication networks 130 1997
6870827 Voice call alternative routing through PSTN and internet networks 65 1997
5915005 Method and system for toll charge and rate inquiry service for portable numbers 37 1997
5958016 Internet-web link for access to intelligent network service control 589 1997
5966431 SS7 gateway 74 1997
6137869 Network session management 295 1997
6157636 Network session management with gateway-directory services and authorization control 106 1997
6157648 Network session management 190 1997
6292481 Inter-carrier signaling and usage accounting architecture for internet telephony 80 1997
6839340 Network session management 172 1997
6154445 Telephony communication via varied redundant networks 97 1997
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6295292 Inbound gateway authorization processing for inter-carrier internet telephony 74 1997
6289010 Inbound gateway authorization processing for inter-carrier internet telephony 48 1998
6018567 Maintenance operations console for an advanced intelligent network 150 1998
6493353 Communications signaling gateway and system for an advanced service node 53 1998
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6181695 Telecommunications network 39 1998
6625170 Telecommunications network 39 1999
6430275 Enhanced signaling for terminating resource 83 1999
6098094 Method and system for an intelligent distributed network architecture 102 1999
6260067 Intelligent call platform for an intelligent distributed network 40 1999
6480588 Methods for providing prepaid telephony service via an internet protocol network system 59 1999
6711241 Internet telephone service 41 1999
6330250 Telecommunications network 52 2000
7012898 Telephony communication via varied redundant networks 47 2000
6539015 Automatic called party locator over internet 30 2001
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6885678 Telecommunications network 42 2002
2003/0198,218 Packet data network voice call quality monitoring 25 2003
2004/0039,846 Contact server for call center 34 2003
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5495521 Method and means for preventing fraudulent use of telephone network 123 1993
5537470 Method and apparatus for handling in-bound telemarketing calls 283 1994
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5982774 Internet on hold 145 1996
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5768513 Multimedia messaging using the internet 173 1996
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5845267 System and method for billing for transactions conducted over the internet from within an intranet 368 1996
5828844 Internet NCP over ATM 191 1996
5907547 System and method for establishing internet communications links 246 1996
5917424 Duplicate page sensor system and method 44 1996
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5987108 Telephone billing with customer-defined budgeting 69 1997
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6134235 Pots/packet bridge 356 1997
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