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Combined Circuit Switching And Packet Switching

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Communication system architecture
05/28/15 - 20150146715 - Disclosed is a first call controller instance of a communication system configured to access a first failure-tolerant region of computer storage to access a call state, the first call controller instance being assigned to so access the call state responsive to a first instruction received via a network. At least...

Communication system architecture
05/28/15 - 20150146716 - Disclosed is a communication system—for effecting communication events between a computer system, comprising first and second computer devices, and additional endpoint(s) connected via a communication network—comprising processing units, each having access to computer storage holding executable code modules for managing a communication event configured to implement a media modality controller...

Internet protocol communication accessibility improvement
05/14/15 - 20150131648 - Methods, devices, and systems for improving the accessibility of a target computing device configured to use IP communications software. In various embodiments, a server associated with a VOIP application may perform operations to determine the likelihood that the target computing device will be called via the application. The server may...

Content delivery system
05/14/15 - 20150131649 - The audio outputs 29 of each of a plurality of telecommunications terminals in a packet switched system are synchronised by having each terminal transmit a stream of packets whose rate, and therefore duration is determined according to a clock generator 25, and is thus indicative of the rate at which...

Internet protocol communication accessibility improvement
05/14/15 - 20150131650 - Methods, devices, non-transitory processor-readable instructions, and systems for a VOIP application server associated with a VOIP application to improve performance of a target computing device for IP communications via the VOIP application. An embodiment method may include determining whether the target computing device is likely to be called using the...

System and method for client communication in a distributed telephony network
05/14/15 - 20150131651 - A system and method for regional routing of internet protocol based real-time communication that includes registering a set of client application endpoint routes, comprising registering at least a first client gateway route of a first endpoint in a first region; receiving a communication invitation of the first endpoint; processing a...

Expedited resource negotiation in sip
05/14/15 - 20150131652 - A method of expediting resource negotiation in a modified Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) reduces the number of messages exchanged for resource negotiation, thereby reducing the latencies involved in session setup. The method entails sending an INVITE message having a modified SIP header containing an indication that the originator's terminal seeks...

Methods, systems, and computer readable media for intelligent optimization of digital signal processor (dsp) resource utilization in a media gateway
05/07/15 - 20150124802 - The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer readable media for intelligent optimization of digital signal processor (DSP) resource utilization in a media gateway. In one method, it is determined in a media gateway whether predetermined conditions exist for DSP-less IP-IP switching for a call. In response to...

Method and apparatus for processing voip data
05/07/15 - 20150124803 - A system and method for processing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) data including determining whether received audio data is VoIP data, transferring, when received audio data is VoIP data, the received VoIP data to a first path, and transferring, when received audio data is not VoIP data, the received audio...

Ss7 isup to sip based call signaling conversion gateway for wireless voip e911
05/07/15 - 20150124804 - 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...

Systems and methods for controlling telephony communications
04/30/15 - 20150117439 - A telephony communication system prevents an incoming telephony communication directed to a user from being completed if the user is not authorized to communicate with the calling party. Likewise, a telephony system prevents a user from completing an outgoing telephony communication directed to a called party if the user the...

Optimizing call bearer path using session initiation protocol proxy
04/30/15 - 20150117440 - A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may include, for example, a serving device receiving a first message from a gateway device coupled to a communication network, the first message comprising a first session descriptor protocol relating to a port of the network connecting to equipment of a first subscriber...

System and method for cell phone to cell phone signal transmission via the internet
04/30/15 - 20150117441 - A telephone system is provided for transmitting telephone signals between first and second mobile stations. The system includes a first internet protocol interface configured to receive an incoming cell phone signal generated by the first mobile station and to transmit the phone signal to the internet. A second internet protocol...

Systems and methods for reducing signalling in an internet protocol telephony system
04/30/15 - 20150117442 - A telephony communication setup request sent from a telephony device to an element of an IP telephony system includes a first encrypted code that is generated using one or more data items that are specific to the telephony device. The element of the IP telephony system receiving the setup request...

Internet switch box, system and method for internet telephony
04/30/15 - 20150117443 - An Internet switch box connects between a telephone set and a public switched telephone network (PSTN) line, the latter of which is used both for PSTN telephone conversations and for connection to an Internet service provider (ISP). The switch box contains hardware and embedded software for establishing a connection to...

Call handling using ip multimedia subsystem
04/30/15 - 20150117444 - A network device receives, via a user interface, a selection to call a contact's mobile device. The mobile device detects a feature, on the contact's mobile device, that supports presenting a priority call notification and initiates, via a first communication protocol, a pending call to the contact's mobile device. The...

Media playout for voip applications
04/23/15 - 20150110103 - In overview, the various embodiments include methods performed by a receiver device processor for implementing one or more buffer space management strategies to free up space in the buffer in response to determining that the buffer is full. In the various embodiments, the receiver device processor may analyze media packets...

Peer-to-peer internet protocol telephone system with system-wide configuration data
04/16/15 - 20150103820 - Various embodiments of the invention provide a Peer-to-Peer (P2P, Internet Protocol (IP) telephone system. The telephone system includes a plurality of terminals coupled together via an IP network. The terminals cooperate with one another to provide telephony features without a dedicated central controller such as a PBX and/or a KSU...

Method and apparatus for initiating communication sessions
04/09/15 - 20150098462 - An aspect of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving a request from a communication device to initiate a communication session in a packet-switched network, obtaining a first name authority pointer record responsive to determining that there is an undesirable operational state in the packet-switched network, wherein the first...

Telecommunication system
04/09/15 - 20150098463 - A telecommunication system comprising a computer system comprising a store of representations of telecommunication actions and a store of representations of telecommunication rules. A URL is associated with each of the telecommunication actions. The computer system is configured to, at least in part, command the telecommunication actions. Each telecommunication action...

Protocol translations for internet services
04/02/15 - 20150092769 - An Internet protocol Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) gateway application server includes an originating application server module adapted to invoke call control services in response to requests initiated by a voice over Internet Protocol (IP) (VoIP) client associated with a communication device such as an IP telephone. Disclosed gateway application servers include...

Method and system for managing the communication between two users
03/26/15 - 20150085855 - The present invention relates to a method for managing the communication between a calling user (104) and a called user (108), wherein the communication takes place in real time through the Internet network, comprising the steps of: receiving (201, 301, 401, 501, 601) a request to initiate a communication with...

Registering a device with a voip core network
03/26/15 - 20150085856 - Disclosed are a management method and server suitable for managing a request issued by a device on a VoIP core network for the purpose of registering a current address of contact of the device. The management method comprises, on receiving the request, obtaining a number of addresses of contact registered...

Method and apparatus for enabling subscriber lines to join dsl vectoring system, and dsl vectoring system
03/26/15 - 20150085857 - The present invention discloses a method and an apparatus for enabling subscriber lines to join a DSL vectoring system the DSL vectoring system and can shorten overall joining time of subscriber lines in a DSL system. The method includes grouping subscriber lines into at least two groups according to time...

Systems and methods of assigning and using virtual telephone numbers
03/19/15 - 20150078370 - A single virtual telephone number that is used to route telephony communications is assigned to first and second users if the first and second users rarely, if ever, communicate with the same party. When an incoming call is received on the virtual telephone number, telephony information for the first and...

Systems and methods of assigning and using virtual telephone numbers
03/19/15 - 20150078371 - A single virtual telephone number that is used to route telephony communications is assigned to first and second users if the first and second users rarely, if ever, communicate with the same party. When an incoming call is received on the virtual telephone number, telephony information for the first and...

Voice data transmission with adaptive redundancy
03/19/15 - 20150078372 - Voice data transmission with adaptive redundancy creates a voice data packet by packetizing the voice data payload and a number of redundant payloads selected from a set of previous voice data payloads. The voice data from the voice data payload is analysed to determine whether it is a critical or...

System, method, and apparatus for user-initiated provisioning of a communication device
03/19/15 - 20150078373 - An embodiment of a method and apparatus for provisioning of a communication device includes receiving a registration request from a first communication device. The registration request includes an address associated with the first communication device. The method further includes registering the first communication device in response to receiving the registration...

Enabling ad-hoc data communication over established mobile voice communications
03/19/15 - 20150078374 - In one embodiment, a first PC may receive a trigger to establish a data communication session with a second PC over an established voice call between first and second phones over a WAN. In response, the first PC may discover the first phone as an authorized personal area network (PAN)...

Ip multimedia subsystem support for private branch exchanges
03/05/15 - 20150063345 - According to an aspect of the present invention there is provided a method of providing support for multiple links between a Private Branch Exchange (PBX) and an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS). The method comprises, at an IMS Application Server (AS), configuring the AS with capacity information relating to each of...

Converged media packet gateway for a novel lte data and voice core network architecture
03/05/15 - 20150063346 - An Evolved Packet Core network comprises a converged media packet gateway control element including a GTP-C function of SGW, PGW, and P-CSCF and ATCF functions. The network further comprises at least one converged media packet gateway bearer element disposed remotely from the converged media packet gateway control element, in communication...

Systems and methods of improving the quality of voip communications
03/05/15 - 20150063347 - Methods of addressing problems in a voice over Internet protocol (VOIP) telephony system include collecting data on network events, analyzing the data, and taking corrective action when possible. If an IP telephony device is registering with the VOIP telephony system more frequently than necessary, which can indicate the IP telephony...

Method and device for making available at least one communication datum
02/26/15 - 20150055646 - A method and a device are provided for making available at least one communication datum retrieved during consultation of a multimedia stream on a first terminal. The method includes a step of reception of a request for obtaining the at least one communication datum, a step of extraction of the...

System and method for registering an ip telephone
02/26/15 - 20150055647 - A system and method for establishing connection of an IP telephone to a network may include, in response to receiving a registration request from an IP telephone, generating a command to cause network access devices to ping the IP telephone. The command may be communicated to the network access devices....

Generating a comfort indicator at an originating terminal
02/26/15 - 20150055648 - A call request is sent to establish a telephony session over an Internet Protocol (IP) network between an originating terminal and a destination device. A message responsive to the call request is received from a node connected to the IP network. In response to receiving the message, local generation of...

Telephony enabled information exchange
02/19/15 - 20150049754 - Systems and methods for IMS telephony enabled information exchange are disclosed. In some implementations, a transfer request to transfer a file from a first user to a second user is received at a IMS gateway and during an ongoing telephone call established between a first device associated with the first...

Power management in an internet protocol (ip) telephone
02/19/15 - 20150049755 - Power management is provided in an Internet protocol (IP) telephone and system to provide energy savings during times that the IP telephone is not in use or use is not expected. A low-power operating mode disables at least a portion of the IP telephone. The low-power operating mode may be...

Pots telephony over high speed data networks
02/19/15 - 20150049756 - Novel tools and techniques are provided for delivering plain old telephone service (“POTS”) telephony over high speed data networks. In particular, various embodiments provide tools and techniques for concurrent transmission of POTS voice signals and data signals over the same wire(s) of high-speed data lines or data cables. Various systems...

Method for transmitting and receiving of an information-signal via a network, transmitter and receiver for application of method and splitter unit for application within the network
02/19/15 - 20150049757 - An information-signal (e.g., video-stream of certain quality) (SB1.1, SB1.2, SB1.3, . . . ) is split into two or more (Multicast-) sub-data-streams and transmitted via different channels (CH1,CH2). Thereby, on switching over of two information-signals, seamlessly switch over to another information-signal (e.g., from SD to HD quality) is enabled (in...

Echo canceller for voip networks
02/12/15 - 20150043571 - An echo canceller for an IP network includes an adaptive filter that models the echo path and generates an estimate of the echo signal from a receiving input signal. The echo canceller subtracts the estimate of the echo signal from a sending input signal to generate a sending output signal...

Efficient allocation and usage of communication channels for text streams
02/12/15 - 20150043572 - A communication system capable of allocating resources to provide text services to IP telephone users upon receiving requests for text services during a telephone call or during the establishment of the telephone call. The system uses available resources for text services efficiently in that it allocates the resources upon receiving...

Voip client control via in-band video signalling
02/05/15 - 20150036678 - The present document relates to telecommunication networks. In particular, the present document relates to the provision of network interaction services within a telecommunication network. A method for enabling interaction services with a network comprising a network server (102, 103, 104) on communication devices (101, 105) coupled to the network is...

Methods and apparatuses for transmitting and receiving audio signals
02/05/15 - 20150036679 - Methods and corresponding apparatuses for transmitting and receiving audio signals are described. A transformation is performed on the audio signals in units of frame in order to obtain transformed audio data of each frame, said transformed audio data consisting of multiple signal components in the frequency domain. These signal components...

Access gateway management system
02/05/15 - 20150036680 - An Access Gateway Management System (AGMS) allows telephone operating companies to transition their existing wireline customers over to Voice over the Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology without having to invest in new workflow processes, systems, or maintenance facilities by adapting the Operational Support Systems interfaces currently employed for managing legacy circuit-switched...

Media sessions
01/29/15 - 20150030016 - Measures for enabling media bypass of one or more session border controllers (SBCs) in a telecommunications network which includes a plurality of SBCs. An SBC receives an inbound offer message requesting setup of a media session between an originating endpoint device and a terminating endpoint device. The SBC transmits an...

Voice communication method and apparatus and method and apparatus for operating jitter buffer
01/29/15 - 20150030017 - Voice communication method and apparatus and method and apparatus for operating jitter buffer are described. Audio blocks are acquired in sequence. Each of the audio blocks includes one or more audio frames. Voice activity detection is performed on the audio blocks. In response to deciding voice onset for a present...

Multi-channel multi-access voice over ip intercommunication systems and methods
01/29/15 - 20150030018 - The present invention provides systems and methods employing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology to provide multi-channel, multi-access voice communication capabilities....

Method and system for managing telephony services in a universal plug and play home network environment
01/22/15 - 20150023344 - The present invention provides a method and system for managing telephony services in a Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) home network environment. In one embodiment, a method includes creating one or more profiles associated with at least one Telephony Control Point (TelCP) in an UPnP home network environment, each of...

Example-based audio inpainting
01/22/15 - 20150023345 - A method for packet loss concealment, comprising: continuously receiving a digital audio stream; extracting audio features from the digital audio stream while the digital audio stream is unharmed; and upon detecting a gap in the digital audio stream, filling the gap with one or more previous segments of the digital...

Sip signalling
01/15/15 - 20150016446 - The present invention relates to signalling between entities in a SIP protocol communication in which the transport protocol can be changed during the call to provide improved call reliability....

Reverse context system
01/15/15 - 20150016447 - One aspect relates to indicating at least partially relative to an at least one receiving communicating device a called entity information at least partially describing an at least one desired contacting or forwarding entity that an at least one contacting communicating device is attempting to contact. Another aspect can relate...

Session establishment in an ip multimedia subsystem network
01/15/15 - 20150016448 - According to a first aspect of the present invention there is provided a method of handling an IP Multimedia Subsystem, IMS, session establishment request received from a calling party at a Multimedia Telephone Application Server, MMTel AS, within an IMS network from a Serving Call Session Control Function, S-CSCF, over...

Systems and methods for ip and voip device location determination
01/08/15 - 20150009986 - A method and system for precise position determination of general Internet Protocol (IP) network-connected devices. A method enables use of remote intelligence located at strategic network points to distribute relevant assistance data to IP devices with embedded receivers. Assistance is tailored to provide physical timing, frequency and real time signal...

Call handling for ims registered user
01/08/15 - 20150009987 - The present invention proposes a solution for providing IMS services to users having circuit-switched controlled terminals. In particular, it is proposed, in order to allow IMS to take the full call and service control, to combine circuit-switched and packet-based multimedia functionality in a new node type called Mobile Access Gateway...

Method and apparatus for managing telephone calls
01/01/15 - 20150003444 - A system and method for managing telephone calls is disclosed. The system includes a central controller that receives and processes telephone calls. The identity of a caller is first determined. Based on predetermined settings designated by an end user, a call is directed to one or more telephones of the...

Method and system of voice carry over for instant messaging relay services
01/01/15 - 20150003445 - A method of assisting communication for a user is provided. The method includes receiving an IM message including a request for a voice carry over from the user, and transmitting to the user an invitation to join a first voice connection. The method further includes initiating the first voice connection...

Dual-tone multi-frequency (dtmf) programming of an auto-dialer
12/25/14 - 20140376541 - In one or more embodiments, a device is configured to automatically contact a Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) service provider using a communication system that is not native to the VoIP service provider. The device can receive and/or intercept a representation of a first address that is not directed to the VoIP...

Auto-dialer management through fxo interface
12/25/14 - 20140376542 - In one or more embodiments, a device is configured to automatically contact a Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) service provider using a communication system that is not native to the VoIP service provider. The device can receive and/or intercept a representation of a first address that is not directed to the VoIP...

System and method for providing a communication endpoint information service
12/25/14 - 20140376543 - A system and method for providing a telephony endpoint information service at a communication platform includes obtaining information of a first endpoint through a set of information collection processes; storing the obtained information in an endpoint repository; receiving an endpoint query request of a communication event, wherein the endpoint query...

Method and system for converging call
12/25/14 - 20140376544 - A method for converging a call is disclosed. A non IP-Multimedia-Subsystem (IMS) network is provided with a non IMS network interworking device, by which the non IMS network is converged with a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) network. The method further includes: when the non IMS network determines that a...

Implementing a high quality voip device
12/25/14 - 20140376545 - A method is provided for Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) devices to communicate over an Internet Protocol (IP) network. The method includes synchronizing the VoIP devices using one or more dual-tone multi-frequency (DTMF) codes over a telephone network, retransmissions of voice packets in bursts, retransmissions of voice packets following a...

Methods, systems, and computer readable media for assigning separate dedicated bearers for audio and video streams in a test simulation environment
12/18/14 - 20140369343 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for assigning separate dedicated bearers for separate audio and video streams in a test simulation environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes generating dedicated bearer information associated with each of a dedicated audio bearer and a dedicated video bearer to be used...

Computing latency introduced by media transcoding operations
12/18/14 - 20140369344 - Systems and methods for computing latency introduced by media transcoding operations are described. In some embodiments, a method may include receiving incoming Real-Time Protocol (RTP) packets, each having time of arrival and a payload encoded with a first codec and receiving outgoing RTP packets, each having a time of transmission...

Efficient transmission of voice data between voice gateways in packet-switched networks
12/11/14 - 20140362850 - A voice gateway receives packets transmitting voice data between two voice gateways, each received packet includes header data and voice media payload, means for establishing a voice trunk between the two voice gateways based on the header data of the received packets. The voice media payloads of the received packets...

Method, communication system and communication terminal for the transmission of data
12/11/14 - 20140362851 - Disclosed is a method, a communication system, and a communication device for transmitting data to a first subscriber, within the framework of a connection signaling from a first primary service communication device of the first subscriber to a second primary service communication device, a primary address information message associated with...

System for communicating between internet protocol multimedia subsystem networks
12/04/14 - 20140355599 - A method that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, receiving an assignment to provide communication services to a communication device, supplying a first telephone number mapping system of a first internet protocol multimedia subsystem communication system with contact information of the communication device and a serving...

System and method for processing telephony sessions
12/04/14 - 20140355600 - In one embodiment, the method of processing telephony sessions includes: communicating with an application server using an application layer protocol; processing telephony instructions with a call router; and creating call router resources accessible through a call router Application Programming Interface (API). In another embodiment, the system for processing telephony sessions...

Optimizing route selection based on transcoding
11/27/14 - 20140348156 - Disclosed is a method of selecting a route for data transmission. The method comprises: receiving an ingress codec profile and an identification of a destination; determining whether there is a matching codec pair that includes a codec that is identified in both the ingress codec profile and one or more...

System and method for web telephone services
11/27/14 - 20140348157 - A web telephone service system comprises a client web page adapted to be displayed on a screen of a computer, the client web page including an element associated with the web telephone service and embedded software code, a client web server hosting the web page and an authentication key, an...

Provisioning vpn phones
11/27/14 - 20140348158 - Methods, systems and computer readable media for provisioning VPN phones are disclosed....

Efficient address caching for packet telephony services
11/27/14 - 20140348159 - A method for telephony includes receiving at an Internet telephony service provider a subscriber request to place a call to a telephone number. A cache associated with the internet telephony service provider is queried to check if the cache holds a record for the telephone number. If the cache holds...