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8953750 Communications via a media content device  
Various aspects are described that may provide various communications services. These services may provide for the ability of a user to initiate or request a communication with a third party, such...
8922615 Customizing input to a videoconference using a remote control device  
System and method for user interfaces using remote control devices. More specifically, these user interfaces may be particularly useful for providing an intuitive and user friendly interaction...
8885802 Tethered digital butler consumer electronic remote control device and method  
The present invention relates to a digital butler consumer electronics product and method. The digital butler, of a price and form factor suitable for consumer electronics markets of developed and...
8863209 Method and apparatus for merging voice and data features with internet protocol television  
A method and apparatus that enable the use of a multi-service endpoint device to integrate features and functions of voice and/or data services with IPTV service through a TV console are...
8856849 System and method for providing outbound telephone calls via a set-top box  
A system and method for providing outbound telephone calling through an integrated set-top box includes a telephone connection, a media signal connection, and a modem. A user may input a telephone...
8817954 Using a complex events processor (CEP) to direct the handling of individual call sessions by an interactive voice response (IVR) system  
Event data messages can be provided by an interactive voice response (IVR) system to a complex events processor (CEP). The event data messages can include a Stream_ID and a series of textual...
8811580 Method and apparatus for setting programmable features of an automotive appliance  
An interactive interface facilitates the setting of preferences and other programmable parameters of an automotive appliance. The interface is hosted by a server on a global computer network. The...
8774398 Transceiver  
A transceiver includes: a TV signal receiving unit for generating a first audio signal from a received broadcast wave; a decoder for decoding a reception signal received from the transceiver, to...
8761361 Management unit with microphone  
An example energy management unit (EMU) with diagnostic capabilities is provided. The EMU with can receive and identify the operational status of a device by receiving an audio signal from the...
8644481 Method and system for unified audio control on a personal computer  
A system and method for improved audio controls on a personal computer is provided. The system and method provide a unified architecture for audio controls across hardware and software interfaces...
8595777 System and method for processing audio signals received by a communication device  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a communication device having a controller to receive a media program signal from a set-top box (STB),...
8528026 System and method for processing audio signals received by a communication device  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a communication device having a controller to receive a media program signal from a set-top box (STB),...
8509392 Communications via a media content device  
Various aspects are described that may provide various communications services. These services may provide for the ability of a user to initiate or request a communication with a third party, such...
8509400 System and method for adaptive programming of a remote control  
A method and system for adaptively configuring a remote control includes analyzing a log of events, maintained by the remote control, which indicate how the remote control and the devices it...
8494132 Tethered digital butler consumer electronic remote control device and method  
The present invention relates to a tethered digital butler consumer electronics product and method. The tethered digital butler, of a price and form factor suitable for consumer electronics...
8437460 User supervision and notification  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide methods, systems, and devices for user supervision and notification. In this regard, one embodiment of such a method, among others, can be broadly...
8307402 Method and apparatus for merging voice and data features with internet protocol television  
A method and apparatus that enable the use of a multi-service endpoint device to integrate features and functions of voice and/or data services with IPTV service through a TV console are...
8271027 Mobile terminal device  
A mobile terminal device equipped with radio communicating portions capable of holding a radio communication in accordance with a predetermined communication standard, and a standard signal...
8208611 System for remote control of apparatuses, in particular of industrial apparatuses  
A system for control of apparatuses, in particular of industrial apparatuses, comprising a plurality of interfaces (20), each dedicated to a connection with a respective apparatus (10) to be...
8077846 Combination universal telephone and remote control device  
A universal combination cordless phone/remote control device for simultaneously answering incoming phone calls, messages, texts, etc., while operating a television and peripheral equipment...
8072637 Multiple integrated machine system  
A multiple integrated machine system (hereafter referred to as “MIMS”) capable of performing as at least two or more digital machines. The MIMS comprises two or more digital machine elements...
8068591 Method, system and apparatus for announcing caller information over a television link  
A method, system and apparatus for announcing caller information to users over a television link. The method comprises receiving signalling information associated with an incoming call destined...
8045970 Gateway for remote control and system and method for implementing remote control  
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a gateway for remote control and system as well as a method for implementing remote control. The user side calls a telephone number to which the...
7983430 System for hierarchical audio conflict control  
A control system comprising a computing device, a memory device comprising a database, and a plurality of audio sources. The memory device is coupled to the computing device. The database...
7965826 Apparatus and method for collaborating between a video device and a telephonic device  
An apparatus and method for collaborating over a short-range communication path between a video output device, such as a television, and a telephonic device which is also configured for...
7907709 Tethered digital butler consumer electronic master device and method  
The present invention relates to a tethered digital butler consumer electronics product and method. The tethered digital butler, of a price and form factor suitable for consumer electronics...
7907710 Tethered digital butler consumer electronic remote control device and method  
The present invention relates to a tethered digital butler consumer electronics product and method. The tethered digital butler, of a price and form factor suitable for consumer electronics...
7885272 Remote control of device by telephone or other communication devices  
A communication device, such as a telephone or a personal computer, controls one or more remotely controlled devices solely over a signaling path, without necessarily establishing an audio path,...
7835505 Phone-to-monitor connection device  
A device for connecting a phone to a television so that content available via the phone can be rendered on the television is provided. The phone-to-television device includes a telephone interface...
7835506 Method and system for real-time notification and disposition of voice services in a cable services network  
A method and system are provided for providing real-time notification and disposition of voice services in a cable television services system. A voice services application server enables...
7796024 Automated multi-purpose alert system with sensory interrupts  
The present invention is an alert system and apparatus that interrupts the operation of sound producing and video display entertainment and communication devices and replaces the signals with an...
7761509 Program product and connected device for linking operations between multiple connected devices  
A program product stored on a recordable medium for linking operations between multiple connected devices connected to each other via a network is provided. The program product includes: program...
7734286 Remote control system  
A method includes the steps of selecting an appliance to be controlled from a list of appliances stored in the cellular device, selecting an instruction to be communicated to the selected...
7725103 Mobile communication device dynamic service application and dynamic service application scripting  
A dynamic service application is stored and executed on a mobile or wireless communication device (e.g., a cellular telephone) to enable it to be programmed without specialized hardware, software,...
7698729 Communication terminal  
A communication terminal comprising a video reproduction device configured to carry out a video reproduction, a communication device configured to carry out a communication; and a...
7660401 Method and system for controlling the future behavior of devices at a remote location  
A method and system for enabling users to remotely activate a device using a router. The router may be accessed by communication over one or more networks including, but not limited to, the...
7650145 Telephone set, communication adaptor, home appliance control method, and program recording medium  
The invention relates to a telephone set comprises a connection apparatus to execute a connecting process for enabling transmission and reception of an information signal to and from a home...
7627098 Intelligent management apparatus and method of digital home network system  
Provided is an intelligent management apparatus and method of a digital home network system. The intelligent management apparatus includes: a context aware portion for extracting context aware...
7623635 Integrated telephony and video system  
An integrated telephony and video system allows a viewer of a program to selectively accept a telephone call based on caller identification information and automatically buffer the program upon...
7613285 System and method for service-oriented automatic remote control, remote server, and remote control agent  
The present invention relates to a remote control system, a remote server, a remote control agent, and a remote control method. According to the present invention, when controlling the remote...
7539293 Telephone controlled entertainment  
A system and method are disclosed for providing controlling the presentation of information using a telephone including monitoring a signal received from the telephone; receiving control...
7539779 Method for separating multiple home networks  
A method for separating multiple home networks networked in one communication line into each home network is disclosed, which includes the steps of forming home network for networking apparatuses...
7502453 Automated event ordering system and method  
A system for ordering events comprising a switch for receiving calls, the switch adapted to receive the caller's calling number and the called number; an interactive voice response unit for...
7415119 Method for hierarchical audio conflict control  
A control system and associated method resolving audio conflicts. The control system comprises a computing device, a memory device comprising a database, and a plurality of audio sources. The...
7379541 Method and apparatus for setting programmable features of a motor vehicle  
An interactive interface facilitates the setting of preferences and other programmable parameters of a motor vehicle. The interface is hosted by a server on a global computer network. The motor...
7301664 Multiple integrated machine system  
A multiple integrated machine system (“MIMS”) capable of performing as multiple digital machines. The MIMS comprises multiple elements controlled by one operating system. Each element is...
7277699 Remote operating system  
A remote operating system capable of operating a given home electric appliance by simple operation from a portable telephone is disclosed. A service equipment connected to an internet and a public...
RE39716 System and method for creating a controlling device  
A system and method for creating a controlling device. In response to a user specifying one or more operating criteria for the controlling device, the system selects executable instructions from a...
7206500 System and methods for recording broadcast programs, converting the programs and managing the storage in a digital media playback device  
This disclosure deals with the management of recording programs from Radio Frequency transmissions converting such transmissions into alternative formats and managing the ‘freshness’ of content...
7194072 Method and system for remotely accessing and controlling remote devices  
A method and system for enabling users to remotely activate a device using a router. The router may be accessed by communication over one or more networks including, but not limited to, the...

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