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Combined Circuit Switching And Packet Switching

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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....

Network system for configurable delivery of combined power and data signals over twisted pair wiring
10/02/14 - 20140293994 - A telecommunications panel and associated system are disclosed. In one example, the panel includes a panel housing having a first side and a second side, one or more data connectors on the first side, and a power input signal connector on the first side. The panel includes one or more...

Communication management system, communication management method, and computer program product
10/02/14 - 20140293995 - A communication management system includes a storage unit, a receiving unit, and a first transmitting unit. The storage unit stores therein: an address of a first terminal that establishes a first session with a relaying apparatus; an address of a conversion system that establishes a second session with the relaying...

Method and system for locating a voice over internet protocol (voip) device connected to a network
10/02/14 - 20140293996 - A method and system for locating a device connected to a network by determining a current network address for the device and comparing the current network address to a network address in a user profile. If the network addresses match, the device is located based on a physical address associated...

Method, apparatus, and system for implementing voip call in cloud computing environment
10/02/14 - 20140293997 - A method for implementing a VOIP call in a cloud computing environment and relates to the VOIP call field. By using an RDP proxy to implement bidirectional transmission of voice streams between a cloud desktop client and a communication peer end, and further implement a VOIP call, a communication delay...

Multi-traversal method for nat in break-in
09/25/14 - 20140286331 - SIP network environment includes a first Internet telephone, a second Internet telephone, a symmetric NAT, a port-restricted NAT and an SIP proxy server. In the Multi-Traversal Session, the second Internet telephone sends a plurality of identical speech packets to consecutive ports of the symmetric NAT through a fixed port of...

Circuit-switched and multimedia subsystem voice continuity
09/25/14 - 20140286332 - The present invention moves service control, including call control, for a user element from a cellular network to a multimedia subsystem (MS), such as the Internet Protocol (IP) Multimedia Subsystem (IMS). Call control is provided by the MS irrespective of whether the user element is using cellular or WLAN access...

Method and system for local calling via webpage
09/25/14 - 20140286333 - The present disclosure provides a method for local calling via a webpage, including that: a local calling operation instruction is serialized, the serialized local calling operation instruction is filled into a webpage as a hyperlink character string, and the webpage is sent to a server or a local operating system;...

Method and apparatus for rapid setup of a telephony communication using multiple communication channels
09/18/14 - 20140269674 - A first telephony device sets up a first communication channel through an Internet protocol (IP) network for conducting an IP based telephony communication with a second telephony device. The first communication channel includes one or more media relays. The first telephony device then begins to conduct the telephony communication with...

Apparatus and methods for conducting communications with a telephony device that is assigned multiple identifiers associated with different geographical regions
09/18/14 - 20140269675 - A telephony device is assigned two telephone numbers, a first telephone number from a first country and a second telephone number from a second country. When a user places an outgoing call to a telephone number in the first country, the caller ID information indicates that the call is originating...

Systems and methods for rapid setup of telephony communications
09/18/14 - 20140269676 - When an incoming communication is directed to a telephony device that is capable of conducting an IP based communication via an IP telephony system and a cellular-based communication via a mobile telephony service provider, the communication is initially setup as a cellular-based communication via the mobile telephony service provider. At...

Systems and methods for transitioning a telephony communication between connection paths to preserve communication quality
09/18/14 - 20140269677 - An IP telephony communication being conducted by a user telephony device is transitioned from an IP based communications path to a cellular based voice or video communications path if a quality of the telephony communication falls below a threshold level. The user telephony device and/or elements of an IP telephony...

Method for providing an application service, including a managed translation service
09/18/14 - 20140269678 - The present invention provides a method for providing an application service, such as a managed translation service. In an embodiment, a voice call is established between a source station and a destination station. A decision may be made as to whether language translation is desired, such as from an indicator...

Enriching traffic data in a telephone network
09/18/14 - 20140269679 - A processor is configured to receive call records from telecommunication network and load the call records into a telephone number (TN) list. Local Routing Number (LRN) data identifying ported numbers are obtained from a reference database and applied to the call records to enrich the call records with ported information....

Method for bidirectional data transmission via a packet-oriented network device
09/18/14 - 20140269680 - A telecommunication system for bidirectional data transmission of a data set between a data transmission device and a data reception device via at least one packet-oriented network device, which includes encapsulation of the data set to enable a connection-oriented data transmission of the data set; connection-oriented transmission of the encapsulated...

Method and system for call routing
09/18/14 - 20140269681 - In an embodiment, a method and corresponding apparatus of managing call routing includes sending a first message by a session border controller (SBC) to a routing engine, the first message including event information indicative of an event related to a call, the event being associated with a second message received...

Voice over ip (voip) network infrastructure components and method
09/18/14 - 20140269682 - A voice over Internet protocol communication system and method provides infrastructure components as intermediaries between networks, the components include multi-protocol session controllers and a multi-protocol signaling switch as well as a management system. The session controllers process calls and participate in the calls that flow through it. The session controllers...

Notification of too many "no answer" of forwarded to number
09/11/14 - 20140254584 - Method and system for notifying subscribers of calls missed by forwarded to number. The present invention relates to services provided by interne protocol multimedia subsystem and more specifically to a system and method of notifying a subscriber about the performance of selected forwarded number. When an call is forwarded to...

Telephone outlet with packet telephony adapter, and a network using same
09/11/14 - 20140254585 - An outlet for a Local Area Network (LAN), containing an integrated adapter that converts VoIP to and from analog telephony, and a standard telephone jack (e.g. RJ-11 in North America) for connecting an ordinary analog (POTS) telephone set. Such an outlet allows using analog telephone sets in a VoIP environment,...

Call setup using voice over the internet protocol (voip)
09/11/14 - 20140254586 - A method of performing call setup in a system comprises an origination telephony network, a termination telephony network and a packet switched data network interconnecting therebetween comprises steps of implementing call setup across the two telephony networks by SS7 protocol and implementing call setup within the packet switched data network...

System and method for conveying end-to-end call status
09/11/14 - 20140254587 - A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, receiving a session initiation protocol (SIP) subscribe message over a primary call leg requesting outdial event notification on a secondary call leg. Receiving of the call is responsive to a unified messaging system placing a call outside...

Traversal method for icmp-sensitive nat
08/28/14 - 20140241339 - In SIP network environment, a general NAT traversal method will become invalid when an NAT with ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) is met. The present invention provides four sessions for SIP, i.e. Login Session, Port Prediction Session, Synchronization Session and Media Session, and the SIP network environment includes a first...

System and method for software turret phone capabilities
08/28/14 - 20140241340 - Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for software turret phone functionalities. A system can display, via a graphical user interface, graphical elements grouped according to a common attribute. Each of the graphical elements can represent an open communication line connecting a first device associated with a...

Registration of sip-based communications in a hosted voip network
08/28/14 - 20140241341 - Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for implementing a registrar component or functionality in a telecommunications network. In one implementation, the registrar functionality is handled at a Session Border Controller (SBC) or Network Address Translation (NAT) Traversal Manager (NTM) device of the...

Emergency services for packet networks
08/28/14 - 20140241342 - The present invention provides a technique for facilitating emergency services via packet networks. Emergency service providers will implement emergency proxies to ensure that proper call setup requests for emergency services are forwarded to the appropriate entities, even if those entities are in overload conditions. The emergency proxies may authenticate and...

Method and device for starting limited-time licenses for telecommunication systems in a controlled manner
08/28/14 - 20140241343 - The invention relates to a method and a device for starting limited-time licenses for a telecommunication system (OSO MX′) in a controlled manner, said system comprising a number of IP terminals connected thereto, preferably IP telephone devices. The licenses acquired by the respective customer for the telecommunication system (OSO MX′)...

Call routing and real-time monitoring
08/21/14 - 20140233558 - A method and system for providing call routing analytics. A virtual session initiation protocol switch is provided and hosted in an Internet cloud-based environment. The switch streams live call detail records to a computer system having a processor configured to process all of the subscriber's call records to monitor route...

Method, apparatus, and system for establishing voice communication
08/21/14 - 20140233559 - Methods, apparatus and systems for establishing voice communication are provided herein. An exemplary method can be implemented by an electronic device. A request initiated by a user can be received. The request can include one of a voice-communication request, a voice-communication-invitation request, a temporary-voice-communication request, a temporary-voice-communication-invitation request, an exclusive-voice-communication...

Call routing using information in session initiation protocol messages
08/21/14 - 20140233560 - A system and method for efficient and accurate establishment of SIP sessions between calling and called end-points. A calling endpoint creates a SIP INVITE request including a header portion and a body portion. The header portion includes standard routing information and the body portion includes additional information about the user...