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8885803 Parental notification of prohibited activities  
Methods, systems, and products notify parents of child activities. A child's device stores rules that prohibit certain activities. When the child's device attempts a prohibited activity, a message...
8803939 Method and device for realizing videophone  
A method and apparatus for realizing videophone are provided in the present invention. The method includes setting different videophone modes; and selecting the videophone mode for a user to...
8787549 Programmable caller ID  
Methods and systems are disclosed for providing Programmable Caller ID Screening services. One method monitors a telephone call for a call screening request for commercial, residential, and other...
8750846 Apparatus and method for controlling an incoming call in a mobile communication system  
An apparatus and method for controlling an incoming call to an incoming call subscriber terminal of a mobile communication system. A Mobility Management Entity (MME) receives the incoming call for...
8416938 Programmable caller ID  
Methods and systems are disclosed for providing Programmable Caller ID Screening services. One method monitors a telephone call for a call screening request for commercial, residential, and other...
8311198 Method for processing telephone call  
A method for processing telephone call includes: access number configuration information corresponding to a called number is stored in an access number configuration equipment in a communication...
8243909 Programmable caller ID  
Methods and systems are disclosed for providing Programmable Caller ID Screening services. One method monitors a telephone call for a call screening request for commercial, residential, and other...
8059810 Role-based programmable telephone keys  
A method of configuring a telephone, comprising configuring a plurality of self-labeling Role Keys to represent respective user roles, and configuring a plurality of self-labeling Role Associated...
8045689 Method and system for call screening  
A method of screening a call from a calling party to a called party, the calling party being connected to a communication network through a first line, the called party being connected to said...
7911983 Selective mute/unmute control over applications running on a PC  
A computer includes a sound card and a processor that runs one or more applications that cause the processor to generate audio signals coupled to the sound card. The processor is operable to...
7796973 Method to challenge cell phone user for fraudulent use  
A method and system for monitoring calls being made from a cellular phone and preventing calls being made to unauthorized numbers, as defined by the owner of the cellular phone. A security...
7777612 Theft prevention device for automotive vehicle service centers  
An apparatus and method for preventing theft in automotive vehicle service centers. The apparatus includes at least one portable tool and a controller. The portable tool includes circuitry...
7742581 Electronic messaging exchange  
A secure electronic message exchange system, including a plurality of workstations, a communications medium, and a control platform coupled to a workstation of the plurality of workstations by the...
7564959 Billable activity processing  
A system is disclosed for processing billable activities. The system includes a scheduling component configured to support creation of a plurality of activity records. A sub-set of the activity...
7502451 Institutional electronic messaging system  
An electronic messaging system for both participating institutions and nonparticpating institutions and their populations. When an institution is participating in the system of the present...
7406162 Communication support system for providing security of telephone services of a data processing device for a telephone user  
A communication support system includes a command signal recognition unit which discretely detects a command signal sent by a telephone unit and a command signal sent from a telephone network, and...
7397908 System and method for telephone operation in quiet mode  
A method and system for automatically changing the operation of signaling features in a telephone are disclosed. In an exemplary embodiment, a method is disclosed to provide automatic reduction in...
7373137 Method to challenge cell phone user for fraudulent use  
A method and system for monitoring calls being made from a cellular phone and preventing calls being made to unauthorized numbers, as defined by the owner of the cellular phone. A security...
7319746 Method of establishing communications between selected user terminals, using dedicated communication equipments  
Each communication terminal of the calling user (Uj-k) is logically connected to a first communication equipment (Sk) and each communication terminal of the called user (Uj′-k′) is logically...
7218718 Method to perform a telecommunication with dialing destination preview  
The present invention concerns a method to perform a telecommunication between a caller terminal and a callee terminal identified by an identification code, such as a phone number. Method wherein...
7197128 Telecommunication architecture  
The present invention provides a novel telecommunication architecture. The architecture includes a subscriber agent for each subscriber within a telecommunication network. The subscriber agent...
7167551 Intermediary device based callee identification  
A method, system, and program for intermediary device initiated callee identification are provided. A trusted telephone network detects a call receipt connection from a destination device. The...
7133511 Telephony security system  
A system and method of telephony resource management and security for monitoring and/or controlling incoming and outgoing calls between an enterprise's end-user stations and a public...
7120716 Semiconductor integrated circuit and interrupt request output method thereof  
There is provided a resistor unit 115 for bypassing an output cell 107 of an interrupt request signal and an input cell 108 of an external interrupt factor, and the output cell 107 of the...
7079637 System and method for detecting unauthorized call activity  
Disclosed are systems and methods which detect unauthorized, impermissible, or otherwise undesired call activity through a silence detection technique employing multiple samples. One embodiment...
6975714 Method and apparatus for defeating predictive telemarketing systems by simulating facsimile machines or modems upon answering incoming calls  
A method and apparatus that generate a 2100 Hz answer tone, similar to the answer tones sent by facsimile machines and modems, upon answering an incoming call. This causes predictive telemarketing...
6937713 IP call forward profile  
A method and system for providing call forwarding in an IP telephone network is disclosed. First, when a telephone number for a first telephone from a second telephone is dialed, the call is...
6914968 Method and apparatus for telephone call fraud detection and prevention  
The present disclosure discloses a method and apparatus for detecting and preventing telephone call fraud. The call fraud detector apparatus is connected to the telephone line, and includes a...
6879671 Virtual private switched telecommunications network  
A system and method to provide secure communication across the untrusted public switched telephone network includes a set of rules in a security policy which are implemented by a virtual private...
6839414 Call prevention device and method  
A call prevention device. The device includes a caller ID detection unit for detecting caller ID data transmitted over a telecommunication network before a connection is established when a call is...
6807260 Telephone line management and environmental information monitoring system  
A telephone line management system in communication with a telephone line is provided. In one aspect, the system includes a caller ID module operatively coupled to the telephone line for receiving...
6775379 Method for automatic input and transmission of pass word in using telephone set  
A method for automatic input and transmission of a pass word when using a telephone set permits a simple pass word input by using only one pass word button when different pass words are used for...
6766004 Method and apparatus for coordinating ringing and audio announcements in a phone system  
A method and apparatus are provided that receive a caller identification packet from a central office. The caller identification packet is decoded to produce caller identification information,...
6744863 Internet/telephone access device  
An telecommunications access device is disclosed which allows an administrator to set an amount of time per day that a user can access the Internet or use a telephone. The telecommunications...
6735291 Virtual private switched telephone network  
A system and method to provide secure access across the untrusted PSTN is described. The system and method utilizes telephony resources that can be initiated by a security policy defining actions...
6724870 System and method for distributing enhanced telephony service to customer premises equipment  
A telephony services distribution system includes a voice/data server that receives and transmits telephony data in accordance with a suitable digital communication protocol. The voice/data server...
6707895 Telephone line management system  
A telephone line management system in communication with a telephone line is provided. In one aspect, the system includes a caller ID module operatively coupled to the telephone line for receiving...
6697473 Automated personalized telephone management system  
A holistic, automated, personalized telephone call management system is capable of responding to all incoming calls. The system employs customized software, computer chips, printed circuit board,...
6687357 Arbitration-type call establishing system method and storage medium  
An arbitration-type call establishing system comprising a plurality of user systems and a connection control system. The user systems each include means for transmitting the arbitration conditions...
6643369 Custom telephone  
A custom telephone apparatus and a method of manufacturing same are provided. In addition to conventional telephone features, the custom telephone includes a memory that is permanently...
6625267 Billing system  
A billing system for a service provider-client environment, which includes a service provider site, a first computer-based device disposed at the service provider site having billing software...
6600817 Method and apparatus for monitoring communication connections within and across time zones  
A method and a system monitor communication connections from a calling communication terminal to a target communication terminal during predetermined time periods, so as to prevent calls placed at...
6587548 Method and system of using a single telephone number for multiple services  
A system is provided for connecting received calls, which may be voice or data calls having a common destination identifier associating the calls with a subscriber, to a selected at least one of...
RE38101 Methods and apparatus for performing speaker independent recognition of commands in parallel with speaker dependent recognition of names, words or phrases  
Methods and apparatus for activating telephone services in response to speech are described. A directory including names is maintained for each customer. A speaker dependent speech template and a...
6456706 Automatic telephone silent call screening system  
A user programmable telephone call screening device which screens incoming telephone calls by comparing a caller's identifying code to user programed codes and either diverting the call, without...
6442249 Telephone call screening unit  
A call screening unit of the present invention is interposed between the telephone itself and the wall jack. When an incoming call is received, the call screening unit initially grabs the signal...
6418211 Adaptive call screening method  
A telephone having call-screening capabilities includes a memory for storing call-screening data. The call-screening data is used by the telephone to screen incoming calls. Incoming calls can be...
6418196 Method and system in telecommunications system  
A user of a telephone service selects the quality level of a connection by manually specifying the desired quality level, automatically setting up the call with the specified quality level. To...
6311055 System and method for providing restrictions on mobile-originated calls  
A cellular telephony network includes a supplementary service (SS) database in an intelligence network (IN) node. The SS database stores subscriber record which includes call barring data such as...
6307925 Use of wizards/experts in a PBX environment  
Telecommunication equipment is connected to and controlled by a computer which executes software controlling the digital communication between the telecommunication equipment and the computer....

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