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Combined Circuit Switching And Packet Switching

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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...

Delivering correct number information in a private sip netework
11/20/14 - 20140341210 - A computer device may include logic configured to receive a first Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) message from a telephone device; select a first back-to-back user agent (B2BUA) and a first screened telephone number (STN) associated with the first B2BUA; generate a second SIP message that includes a first destination address...

Method, apparatus, and communication system for allocating and managing voice channels
11/20/14 - 20140341211 - Methods, apparatus and communication systems for allocating and managing voice channels are provided. After receiving first voice data, a voice server can search for a voice channel corresponding to a first user of the first voice data. When successfully finding the first voice channel corresponding to the first user, the...

Systems and methods of providing communications services
11/20/14 - 20140341212 - An IP telephony system allows a user to register a telephony device that receives its native telephony service from a different telephony service provider as an extension telephone. The user can then place calls through the IP telephony system using the extension telephone. Such calls may or may not be...

Systems and methods of providing communications services
11/20/14 - 20140341213 - An IP telephony system allows a user to register a telephony device that receives its native telephony service from a different telephony service provider as an extension telephone. The user can then place calls through the IP telephony system using the extension telephone. Such calls may or may not be...

Method and apparatus for detecting one or more predetermined tones transmitted over a communication network
11/20/14 - 20140341214 - A gateway includes a network interface and an apparatus for detecting predetermined tones The apparatus includes an input to receive a signal transmitted over the network interface, a frequency divider to divide the signal into two different components, each component being associated with a different frequency sub band, wherein each...

Method and apparatus for call processing for sip and isup interworking
11/20/14 - 20140341215 - A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a server having a controller to adjust a call processing logic for Session Initiated Protocol to Integrated Services Digital Network User Part (ISUP) calls based at least in part on interworking profiles assigned to ISUP trunk groups...

Routing technique
11/13/14 - 20140334479 - If a user at the second device wants to make a return call, a call request is sent using the dynamic address as the destination address along with the key. The call request is routed to the first communication address by determining the source address of the first communication device...

Method and apparatus for providing network based services to non-registering endpoints
11/13/14 - 20140334480 - Many of the current IMS standards and enriched services were originally designed for the individual subscribers that are serviced by the wireless network. However, the IMS standards do not fully address the problem of providing the IMS enriched services and features to business PBX customers or wholesale customers that do...

Scalable nat traversal
11/13/14 - 20140334481 - A system and method for traversing a firewall for a voice-over-IP session or other communication session uses four main components: a relay agent, and NAT 30Agent, a SIP proxy and a application server. The SIP proxy is located in the public network and SIP signaling messages are routed through the...

Method for converging telephone number and ip address
11/13/14 - 20140334482 - A method for converging telephone numbers and Idata addresses follows the steps of (a) accessing from a first memory location of a communication appliance one of an E.164 telephone number or an IPv6 address; (b) using the E.164 criteria of [Country Code—Identification Code—Subscriber Number 1—Subscriber Number 2—Extension—Ext2—Ext3] for a telephone...

Call server selection
11/13/14 - 20140334483 - In a click-to-call communication environment, the present invention is employed to select an appropriate call server to use when establishing a call between two endpoints. A computing terminal provides a request to initiate a call between the two endpoints. The request is passed to a service node directly or through...

System, device, and method of voice-over-ip communication
11/13/14 - 20140334484 - The present invention includes devices, systems, and methods of Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) communication. For example, a method includes: receiving a data stream comprising a set of VoIP packets; and modifying a Real Time Protocol (RTP) header of at least one of said VoIP packets to modify a jitter buffer delay...

Method and system for routing media calls over real time packet switched connection
10/30/14 - 20140321453 - A method for routing media calls over a real time packet switch connection includes providing a session controller for connecting to a network. The method further includes providing a signaling switch for connecting to the session controller. The method further includes controlling call routing in the network with the session...

Converged voice services
10/30/14 - 20140321454 - Novel tools and techniques for providing a subscriber with converged voice services, in which calls to one of the subscriber's telephone numbers is routed to some or all of the subscriber's telephone numbers (e.g., sequentially or simultaneously, depending on system configuration and/or subscriber preference). Some implementations employ a VoIP switch...

Method to process a call request
10/30/14 - 20140321455 - Establishing a communication session in a packet-based network. A communication session request is received from an originating device. The communication session request includes a destination address. A communication session is established with the originating device. The communication session includes a communication session identifier. Based on the destination address, a first...

Packet-switched core network architecture for voice services on second- and third-generation wireless access networks
10/30/14 - 20140321456 - Communications systems and methods with an evolved packet-switched core network architecture to enable voice services on second- and third-generation wireless access networks. The systems and methods permit unmodified 2G and 3G mobile devices to conduct voice calls using conventional circuit-switched user-plane and control-plane protocols at the air interface while the...

Packet handler for high speed data networks
10/30/14 - 20140321457 - An improved packet handler for VoIP cable modems and other high-speed digital devices includes a direct communication link via hardware among internal processing components. Incoming and outgoing digital information packets are filtered into MAC packets, voice PDU packets, and non-voice PDU packets, such that priority can be given to relaying...

Web services interface
10/23/14 - 20140314074 - A Call Session Control Function (CSCF) entity in an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) network comprises a first interface for interfacing with other entities and uses signalling in an Extensible Markup Language (XML) format. The other entities that the CSCF interfaces with can be located outside the IMS network, such as...

Voice over internet integration
10/16/14 - 20140307730 - An Internet telephony system (ITS) comprising an enclosure, an interface to a packet switched computer network; a communications processor, configured to implement a voice over Internet Protocol communication, to execute at least a client portion of a telephony control application supporting at least a coordinated delivery of data presented to...

Call routing
10/16/14 - 20140307731 - An inbound traffic allocation module is configured to store, in a database, data received from a plurality of site-services, and to determine a route capacity based at least in part on the received data, data received from each of the site-services including data related to at least one of a...

Methods and systems for providing and playing videos having multiple tracks of timed text over a network
10/09/14 - 20140301386 - The present invention relates to video provided over one or more networks. Methods and systems for providing, playing, and/or editing video having multiple tracks of timed text are provided in different embodiments of the present invention....