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new patent User plane location services over session initiation protocol (sip)
A method and mechanism to allow a location server to initiate a user plane location service (e.g., supl defined by oma) procedure to a user plane enabled device via instant messaging, or alternatively, via an existing sip session if a multimedia session is already established. The location request is signaled to the user plane enabled device via a sip info message.
Telecommunication Systems, Inc.


Systems and methods for conducting secure voip multi-party calls
System and method for establish secure conference calls. In one example system, a central conference call server establishes point-to-point connections with accessory devices comprising a secure element and connected to corresponding participant devices.
Nagravision S.a.


Robust dtmf detection in an unreliable voice-over-ip (voip) environment
A method to discriminate a signal as a dtmf digit is operative in a service provider having a voip-based media server. The media server accepts both in-band dtmf and rtp telephone events.
Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc.


Communication signaling engine
A verbal request for an action to be performed in connection with a user's set-top box may be received by a program content manager (pcm) from a voice-enabled input/output device such as a voip-enabled device or a mobile communication device. Alternatively, the user may request an action via email, text message, and the like.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc


Two-way call forwarding between voip system and pstn without call dead-circle
System and method of two-way call forwarding between a voice over ip (voip) system to a regular phone system without causing call dead-circle. A user's regular phone may be configured for automatic call forwarding to the voip system, e.g., to avoid roaming.
Algoblu Holdings Limited


Voip providing call forwarding to external phone network
System and method of forwarding a caller's request for a voice over ip (voip) call to another phone network using the callee's phone number if the callee's voip account is offline. The call request is forwarded after the voip system determines that the callee voip account is currently offline.
Algoblu Holdings Limited


Forwarding roaming call to voip system
System and method of forwarding a call request initially directed to a regular phone to a voip system to avoid call roaming. A callee's regular phone is configured for call forwarding to the voip system by linking the phone number with a local access number of a session initiation protocol (sip) platform of the voip system.
Algoblu Holdings Limited


System and communication with end users using presence detection
A system and method useful in establishing communications between at least two devices determines the presence and location of a plurality of devices at a location associated with at least one wireless data network. The system can establish a communication channel between the devices to communicate without using the internet, and integrates with a voip communication infrastructure to alternatively communicate over the internet.
Bridge Holdings Llc


Contact entry population from call entity information
Populating a contact entry with selected entity information based on an identifier associated with a call (e.g., a telephone call, voip call, text message, electronic mail message, or any other communication). As the call is detected, entity information for the identifier (e.g., a telephone number, voip address, mac address, etc.) is generated.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Systems and methods for multi-party media management
Systems and methods for recording full quality audio and/or video from a plurality of parties, while also facilitating a real-time conversation or other interaction over low-bandwidth network links are provided. A voice over internet protocol (voip) conversation, or other type of session, is facilitated between two or more parties using methods that reduce sound or video quality to achieve a low-latency connection.
Ringr, Inc.


System and integrating voip client for audio conferencing

Aspects of the present disclosure disclose system, apparatus and methods for providing an integrated web conferencing. In various aspects, the disclosure is directed to integrating a voip client for audio conferencing with a web client.
Level 3 Communications, Llc

Organizing conversations in communication networks

A method for organizing communications between parties in a voice over internet protocol (voip) system includes monitoring, a plurality of different forms of communication between a first party associated with the voip client application and other parties, at least some of the plurality of different forms of communication provided by different communication servers. The method includes assigning, by the voip client application, a conversation tag to a communication fragment between the first party and one or more of the other parties, the conversation tag corresponding to the first party and one or more of the other parties.
Shoretel, Inc.

Voip data transmission method and base station

The present disclosure proposes a voip data transmission method, comprising: when a voip communication request corresponding to any terminal is received, determining whether currently adopted uplink and downlink configuration information supports the terminal in performing tti bundling operation according to preset bundling configuration parameters when it is determined that the terminal is required to perform the tti bundling operation on generated voip data package; and when not supporting, sending the preset bundling configuration parameters and new uplink and downlink configuration information to the terminal, wherein the new uplink and downlink configuration information supports the terminal in performing the tti bundling operation according to the preset bundling configuration parameters.. .
Yulong Computer Telecommunication Scientific (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

Voip route selection using call metrics

A method includes determining quality-of-service (qos) metrics for each of a plurality of data streams routed by a node according to a stream-routing ratio that specifies a proportion of total data streams to be routed over each of a plurality of network paths. The method also includes determining a quality score for each of the plurality of network paths based on the qos metrics.
Ca, Inc.

Reverse 911 using multicast session internet protocol (sip) conferencing of voice over internet protocol (voip) users

A reverse 911 system uses voice over internet protocol (voip)/session internet protocol (sip) conferencing. An emergency alert message may be a text, video, mms, hyperlink and/or image communicated simultaneously to multiple voip users via a sip conference.
Telecommunication Systems, Inc.

Ss7 isup to sip based call signaling conversion gateway for wireless voip e911

An ss7-based call protocol conversion gateway that translates between circuit-switched ss7 protocols and session initiation protocol (sip) oriented protocol, allowing an e911 call initiated over a switched network to be routed by a voip network. The ss7-based call protocol conversion gateway provides a psap with msag quality (street address) information about a voip dual mode phone user without the need for a wireless carrier to invest in building out an entire voip core.
Telecommunication Systems, Inc.

Wifi hazardous area voip paging telephone and system

voip-based telephone is provided with integral paging amplifier and a wifi antenna, and is designed for hazardous areas such as ul class i, division 1, division 2 and iec ex including the wifi antenna. A system of voip-based telephone units supports multicast to provide prioritized and loudspeaker-zoned paging.
Hubbell Incorporated

Dynamic voip location system

A system for determining dynamically any given registered wireless device voip location, whereby the dynamic method reports the voip address return path as being the voip location into a database. Applications of the system can access the database to contact each individual, specific, fixed or wireless device by voip for any data exchange..
Shoo 533 Limited

Multi-channel multi-access voice over ip intercommunication systems and methods

The present invention provides systems and methods employing voice over internet protocol (voip) technology to provide multi-channel, multi-access voice communication capabilities.. .
Intracom Systems, Llc.

Devices and methods for multipath communications

The residential communications gateway (rcg) is a broadband communications device that combines all voice, data and video communications to and from a typical residence or small business for transmission over a single, or a plurality of plain old telephone service (pots) lines separately or in conjunction with, a wireless broadband backbone. The rcg does this by employing packetized data with voice over internet protocol (voip) technologies combined with rf communications technologies.

Apparatus and providing service in a mobile communication system

A method for receiving a service by a user equipment (ue) is provided. The method includes transmitting an attach request message to a network, upon detection of entry into an area of a non-legacy mobile communication system, receiving an attach accept message from the network including information indicating whether the network supports voip or csfb and receiving voice service by the voip or the csfb through the non-legacy mobile communication system if the information included in the attach accept message indicates that the network supports the voip or the csfb..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Controlling registration floods in voip networks via dns

A mechanism controls global synchronization, or registration floods, that may result when a large number of endpoints in a voice over internet protocol (voip) network such as an internet protocol multimedia subsystem (ims) come online simultaneously after a catastrophic failure. The mechanism allows the domain name system (dns) infrastructure to efficiently control the overload condition by registering user end points with backup border elements, and by staggering and by randomizing the time-to-live (ttl) parameter in registrations with backup border elements..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Voip routing based on rtp server-to-server routing

A system and method of providing voip services by using multiple real-time transport protocol servers (rtp) servers for transmitting voip data between user endpoints. The rtp servers are selected based on the network addresses of the respective endpoints according to the network topology.
Algoblu Holdings Limited

Dynamically resizing aggregation windows based on network congestion feedback from mixed types of traffic in a wireless network

Aggregation windows are dynamically resized based on network congestion feedback from voip and other mixed types of traffic. Feedback indicative of a level of network congestion on the data communication network where aggregate packets are transmitted is received.
Meru Networks

Mobile device for making a mobile payment

A system and method for enabling a payment includes a mobile wireless communications device having voice and data functionality and a payments system. The system enables a payment to be made by a user of the mobile wireless communications device to a party with which the user is in voice communication via the wireless communication link over which the voice communication is made.
Gofigure Payments, Llc

Social network based enhanced content viewing

The disclosure relates to an enhanced user media viewing experience in a shared viewing environment. A content sharing system is provided in which one digital video recording device controls the presentation of the same video content and optionally the acquiring of that video content on disparately located digital video recording devices.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Monitoring voice over internet protocol (voip) quality during an ongoing call

A method for calculating a mean opinion score (mos) during an ongoing voice over internet protocol (voip) call is provided. The method may include determining a time delay between a voip source and a voip destination connected by a communications network.
International Business Machines Corporation

Accessing third-party communication service via a social networking system

A user interface in a social networking system enables users to connect to and interact with each other using a third-party communication service, such as a voip or video chat service. A user initiates an interaction with another user in the social networking system, which passes the users' information to the third-party communication service provider to allow it to provide the requested service.
Facebook, Inc.

Accessing third-party communication service via a social networking system

A user interface in a social networking system enables users to connect to and interact with each other using a third-party communication service, such as a voip or video chat service. A user initiates an interaction with another user in the social networking system, which passes the users' information to the third-party communication service provider to allow it to provide the requested service.
Facebook, Inc.

Encapsulation of secure encrypted data in a deployable, secure communication system allowing benign, secure commercial transport

Sensitive, type 1 kiv-encrypted data is encapsulated into ip packets in a remotely deployed, secure communication system. The ip packets are addressed to a matching ip encapsulator/decapsulator device over the public internet or other ip protocol network, that then passes it to a similar type 1 kiv device for decryption.
Telecommunication Systems, Inc.

Accessing third-party communication service via a social networking system

A user interface in a social networking system enables users to connect to and interact with each other using a third-party communication service, such as a voip or video chat service. A user initiates an interaction with another user in the social networking system, which passes the users' information to the third-party communication service provider to allow it to provide the requested service.
Facebook, Inc.

Method to improve quality of service for real time internet applications

A data router is programmed on power up to be automatically configured for voip packet priority by setting the correct isp speeds. A relatively long term speed test is automatically done as part of the data router boot up.

Systems and methods for coexistence of mbms and voip services

Systems and methods for coexistence of multimedia broadcast multicast services (mbms) and voice over internet protocol (voip) services are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of operation of a network node in a cellular communications network is provided.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

Ss7 ansi-40 to sip based call signaling conversion gateway for wireless voip e911

An ss7-based call protocol conversion gateway that translates between circuit-switched ss7 protocols and session initiation protocol (sip) oriented protocol, allowing an e911 call initiated over a switched network to be routed by a voip network. The ss7-based call protocol conversion gateway provides a psap with msag quality (street address) information about a voip dual mode phone user without the need for a wireless carrier to invest in building out an entire voip core.
Telecommunication Systems, Inc.

Networking between voip -and pstn- calls

Programmatically reversing numerical line identity presented at a communications services gateway into named ip telephony users with “prior association”, delivers dynamic “reverse address resolution” switching connections from ground to cloud, permitting any conventional telephone to dial and connect to any associated ip telephony endpoint in the world, without changes to the conventional telephone. Reversing line identity into associated named users bridges both the addressability and economic divide between mass conventional “paying” (mobile and fixed) and “free”.
Starlogik Ip Llc

Removable digital photo frame with multi-network cordless handset

A removable digital photo frame with multi-network cordless handset on a charging base unit housing a computer with a multi-tasking operating system (os) executing the seven-layer osi model of computer networking, coupled to voip and cti for wired ethernet or wireless circuits bridging communication with standard digital telephones, the computer networking voice-over internet protocol phone interface and computer-telephony integrated standards communication protocol for the purposes of computer telephony of mobile and internet integrated with a handset and photo frame display unit.. .

System and data transfer between terminals in voice communication under voice over internet protocol (voip)

The present invention relates to a system and method for sharing and controlling various contents in a voice call. A contents sharing system includes a soft switch and a contents share server, the soft switch receives a voice call from a voip terminal to set establishment and cancellation on a voice call session, receives a contents sharing request call, and transmits the same to the contents share server.
Kt Corporation

Quick service provider contact using a gateway

Local service provider contact information is stored in a gateway 202. A voip device 204 establishes a contact method with the gateway to expedite contact with the local service provider.
Thomson Licensing

Automatic failover for phone recordings

Techniques that enable automatic failover for media stream (e.g., voip call) recording devices or servers are presented. In one embodiment, a technique includes designating, from among a plurality of recording servers in a cluster of recording servers, a home recording node that will record a media stream flowing between a first endpoint and a second endpoint, designating, from the plurality of recording servers, an alternate recording node, providing, from, e.g., the home recording node to the alternate recording node, media stream information sufficient to allow the alternate recording node to take over recording of the media stream in the event the home recording node can no longer record the media stream, detecting that the home recoding node can no longer record the media stream, and causing the media stream to be redirected to the alternate recording node to be recorded thereby..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Device-initiated codec rate change during a voice call

A method for initiating a codec rate change during a voip call by a wireless communication device is disclosed. The method can include the wireless communication device establishing a first codec rate for use in the voip call during a call establishment phase; using the first codec rate to encode voice data for transmission during a first portion of the voip call; determining a channel quality while using the first codec rate; determining that the channel quality satisfies a threshold for requesting a codec rate change; requesting a codec rate change from the first codec rate to a second codec rate in response to the channel quality satisfying the threshold; and using the second codec rate to encode voice data for transmission during a second portion of the voip call..
Apple Inc.

Method for handing over a terminal during a non steady voip call, network element, device and system

The present invention provides a method for handing over a terminal from a packet switching domain to a circuit switching domain during a non steady state of a call, a network element managing service centralization and continuity, an access device, a network element managing mobility of a terminal, as well as a communication system at least comprising at least a terminal, a network element managing service centralization and continuity, an access device and a network element managing mobility of a terminal. The method comprises a first network element anchoring the call based on the call setup request received from the terminal, and storing a provisional response returned to the terminal and the state of the call; the terminal detecting that a handover is necessary and sending a measurement report to an access network; the access network deciding to request a second network element for handover, upon detection of a signaling bearer while the measurement report meets handover condition; the second network element deciding to send the first network element a ps to cs handover request upon detection of the signaling bearer, after receiving a request for handover from the access network; and after reception of said handover request, if the first network element detects that the call is in the non steady state, then it checks the previously stored provisional response and sends the provisional response to a third network element, whereby completing the session handover procedure and updating the remote end..
Alcatel Lucent

Methods and apparatus to provide extended voice over internet protocol (voip) services

Methods and apparatus to provide extended voice over internet protocol (voip) services are disclosed. An example residential gateway comprises a radio frequency (rf) detector to detect a presence of a cellular communication device, a service controller to enable a voip communication device when the cellular communication device is present, wherein the voip communication device and the cellular communication device are different devices..
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp

Communication mobile devices in the absence of cellular coverage

A communication method for a mobile device of the cellular type is provided. The mobile device is interconnected to a remote server for the management of calls by way of an ip data link (for example through satellite devices).
Ramel S.r.l.

Caching of announcements at the edge of a packet switched telecommunication network

A method and an access server operating in a packet switched telecommunication network, such as a voice over internet protocol (voip) network, for distributing an announcement to user equipment. The method comprises receiving an announcement from a media source, receiving a caching indication from the media source to allow caching of the announcement and sending the received announcement to the user equipment.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Voip analog telephone system

A multi-port voip telecommunications system that allows the user to gain access to telephone connectivity through the internet by connecting directly to the internet or by connecting to the internet through the existing internet connection of a computer or cell phone device. The present system includes an ethernet port, a wi-fi receiver to facilitate the transmission and receipt of internet protocol signals wirelessly, a usb plug connectable to the ata, connectivity to a home monitoring network and connectivity to bluetooth devices..

Monitoring voice over internet protocol (voip) quality during an ongoing call

A method for calculating a mean opinion score (mos) during an ongoing voice over internet protocol (voip) call is provided. The method may include determining a time delay between a voip source and a voip destination connected by a communications network.

System and detecting voip traffic

A system and method of classifying a set of internet protocol network data traffic as likely or unlikely to contain constant-packet-rate data or voip traffic using frequency spectrum analysis of data packet arrival times. The method is performed with an apparatus connected in-line on the network link from which the set of network data traffic is obtained.

Enhanced e911 network access for call centers

An emergency call (e.g., a 911 call, an alarm company call) forwarded by a telematics call center is routed over the switched pstn to a voice over internet protocol (voip) call server, where the switched call is converted to a session initiating protocol (sip) packetized ip call for presentation to an emergency services gateway, which reconverts the call to tdm and connects to a selective router via dedicated circuits, gaining full access to the enhanced 911 network. This provides a psap receiving a call from a telematics call center or other call center with all features available in an enhanced 911 network, e.g., callback number of the 911 caller, and location of the 911 caller.

Voice handover between wireless networks

An apparatus for the handover of a transmission of a data application. The apparatus includes a computer device, and the computer device includes a wireless receiver and a wireless transmitter.

System and methods for enhanced multimedia in voip networks

Calls placed to a call recipient bypass the terminating messaging system, creating an enhanced message in the call originator's messaging system and delivering the enhanced message using alternate routing information. A caller creates enhanced messages for a call recipient even when the call recipient's messaging system does not support such functionality.

Remedying distortions in speech audios received by participants in conference calls using voice over internet protocol (voip)

In a voip teleconference, the conference is monitored for speech distortion in either received or transmitted audio speech. Responsive to such distortion, a voice to text conversion is displayed on appropriate receiving terminals only for the time period of the audio speech distortion..

Real-time network attack detection and mitigation infrastructure

The invention features systems and methods for detecting and mitigating network attacks in a voice-over-ip (voip) network. A server is configured to receive information related to a mitigation action for a call.

Voip system

In one embodiment, a device for participating in a voice over internet protocol (voip) communication with another device includes a processor and a communication interface, wherein the processor is operative to prepare voip packets for sending to the other device via the communication interface as part of the voip communication, the communication interface is operative to send the voip packets to the other device, and the processor is operative to receive an indication of a communication problem related to the transfer of at least some of the voip packets to the other device, based on receiving the indication of the communication problem, output a notification indicating that voice input should cease, and cease transmission of other one of the voip packets until receiving an indication that the communication problem has been resolved. Related apparatus and methods are also described..



Voip topics:
  • Internet Protocol
  • Voice Over Internet Protocol
  • Communications
  • Traffic Management System
  • Telecommunication
  • Terminal Device
  • Heterogeneous
  • Mobile Phones
  • Mobile Phone
  • Heterogeneous Network
  • Digital Network
  • Alarm System
  • Digital Communications
  • Voip Gateway
  • Proxy Server


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