Technique for obtaining caller-originated alert signals in IP-based communication sessions

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9781257
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11761606

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A technique for obtaining caller-originated alert signals in IP-based communication sessions is disclosed. According to one embodiment, the technique may be realized as a method comprising the steps of: receiving, from a first user equipment and via a first communication channel, a request to initiate a communication session, the request being received at a second user equipment; in response to the request, causing a phonepage server to transmit, via a second communication channel, a caller-originated alert to the second user equipment; and rendering the caller-originated alert to alert a user associated with the second user equipment.

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SONY CORPORATION1-7-1 KONAN MINATO-KU TOKYO 108-0075

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Bloebaum, L Scott Cary, US 61 2135
Liu, Charles Chapel Hill, US 54 574

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