Patents

End-to-end Internet connections establishment

Patent number: US 8774165 B2 – Open patent pdf document

Abstract: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for signaling in a network. A method of signaling in a network includes determining in a first end station a destination telephone network address of a second end station and determining in the first end Station an intermediate Internet address corresponding to the destination telephone network address. In response to determining the intermediate Internet address, the method retrieves an Internet address of the second end station from an address list at the intermediate Internet address and establishes an end-to-end Internet connection between the first end station and the second end station with the Internet address of the second end station.


Signaling system and method to connect idle internet end stations with application in internet telephony

Patent number: US 6542498 B2 – Open patent pdf document

Abstract: A method of signaling including the steps of providing a first Internet end station, providing a second Internet end station, establishing a Plain Old Telephone network connection between the first Internet end station and the second Internet end station, exchanging an Internet item between the first Internet end station and the second Internet end station using the POT network connection, disconnecting the POT network connection between the first Internet end station and the second Internet end station, establishing an Internet connection between the first Internet end station and an Internet network, establishing an Internet connection between the second Internet end station and the Internet network, exchanging a first dynamic Internet address of the first Internet end station with a second dynamic Internet address of the second Internet end station, establishing an end to end Internet connection between the first Internet end station and the second Internet end station using dynamically assigned IP address.


System and method of transmitting speech at low line rates

Patent number: US 6219641 B1 – Open patent pdf document

Abstract: A method of transmitting spoken words including a speech recognition engine in a computer system, the speech recognition engine having a data dictionary containing a number of words associated with a corresponding number of codes, receiving a word in a microphone system of the computer system, recognizing the word, checking the word in the data dictionary for an associated code, assigning the word the associated code, determining whether another word has been received, repeating the steps of recognizing, checking, assigning, and determining the end of speech, packing the associated codes into a first sequence; and transmitting the first sequence via a communication link attached to the computer system. As an enhancement, translating the phrases before encoding them provides automatic language translation.


Method and apparatus to determine a wireless network coverage and responsiveness

Patent number:  US 10440675 B2 – Open patent pdf document

Abstract: Aspects of the invention may involve systems and methods. In an embodiment, a method to determine wireless network coverage and responsiveness may be described. The method may include wirelessly transmitting test data to determine wireless connectivity and transmission quality; determining a quality of the wireless transmission of the test data; determining a location of the wireless device during the wireless transmission of the test data; updating a log with the location of the wireless device, a time of day of the wireless transmission, and the quality of the wireless transmission; and transmitting the log to a central server.