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9002338 Communication device that permits a user to select any of multiple user-selectable communication types for a reply  
A communication device comprises logic and an input device coupled to the logic. The input device is adapted to permit a user to select a communication type. The logic receives a communication in...
8976940 Systems and related methods for visual indication of an occurrence of an event  
Systems and methods are disclosed for visually indicating an occurrence of an event. A spatial visual indicator system comprises a spatial visual indicator including a plurality of illuminatable...
8881045 Method and apparatus for generating prompt information of a mobile terminal  
A method and apparatus for generating prompt information of a mobile terminal are disclosed. The method includes: selecting a start point and an end point in a multimedia file; clipping a part of...
8867725 System and method for providing custom alerts  
A system and method for providing custom alerts including a processor configured to retrieve a custom alert from a custom alert provider, a receiver configured to receive, from a user, a request...
8824640 Methods, devices and systems for creating or sharing a visual indicator pattern  
Methods, apparatuses, and devices for creating or sharing a visual indicator pattern for indicating a condition of an incoming communication. A storage device stores a plurality of visual...
8755495 Multiple extension and line appearance for IP telephony  
Displaying an IP call status is disclosed. An IP call status notification is received from an IP telephony device. A display update is caused by transmitting a display notification to an IP telephone.
8594318 Method and apparatus for indicating a caller's intent  
When a number of users share one telephone number, the present invention indicates who the callee (the person the caller wants to talk to) is, with personalized rings and information shown on a...
8452343 Portable terminal  
A portable terminal includes an output device configured to output a ringing tone, a vibrator configured to generate vibration, and a first controller configured to detect a missed call indicating...
8406407 System and method for providing custom alerts  
A system and method for providing custom alerts including a processor configured to retrieve a custom alert from a custom alert provider, a receiver configured to receive, from a user, a request...
8315377 Method and device for dispatching an alert message in a network  
This method for dispatching an alert message in a telecommunications network comprises a step (E20) of receiving a multimedia stream emitted by a calling device having emitted a call to a called...
8073495 Delayed user notification of events in a mobile device  
A sender-specified courtesy notification scheme to delay notification by a receiving device of the receipt of a data message is disclosed. A sender may specify a notification parameter defining a...
7970119 Ring tone visualizer  
A device may retrieve a ring tone, an image, and a visual effect from a database based on a client line identifier. In addition, the device may generate frequency samples based on the ring tone,...
7936745 Multiple extension and line appearance for IP telephony  
Displaying an IP call status is disclosed. An IP call status notification is received from an IP telephony device. A display update is caused by transmitting a display notification to an IP telephone.
7769141 Method and system for visual spatial caller identification  
A method, system and device for visually spatial caller identification includes a caller identification visual alerting device configured to capture current caller identification information from...
7738652 System and method for preventing telephone line blocking by a modem  
A modem includes modem circuitry and modem software that is executed by a processor. When the modem circuitry detects that the modem software is nonfunctional, it enters an on-hook state to...
7720217 Mute condition indicator  
A method and apparatus for providing a mute condition indicator is presented. In a communication set for a telephone, the communication set including a speaker and a microphone, a mute condition...
7675907 IP telephone system, IP telephone apparatus and method for identifying destination user  
An IP telephone system includes a source IP telephone apparatus, a destination telephone apparatus, a Web server and an ENUM server. The IP telephone apparatuses function as base stations for...
7596217 Systems and methods for phone call management  
A communication system includes client software operating on a PC, or similar platform, and a client telephone that is connected to a call routing server. A user manages telephone communication,...
7103390 Method and system for transferring data in a hand-held electronic device  
A method and system for transferring data between a phone body and a phone cover having a functionality. The data can be divided into a sequence of bit patterns which can be assigned to different...
7099457 Personal ring tone message indicator  
A system and method of message indicating that enable the sender of a message to chose the ringing tone of the receiver's cellular telephone upon arrival of the sender's message. The sender has...
7076276 Mobile terminal device comprising vibrating component having light effects  
Mobile phones use light signaling or vibrational effects to silently indicate to a user that e.g. a telephone call is incoming. The present invention provides a method, a component for generating...
7046791 Facsimile apparatus for outputting a melody when receiving a call from a specific party  
A facsimile apparatus can notify a user of the fact that facsimile data being received is sent from a specific party. A communication control part receives facsimile data and party information...
7024229 Mobile terminal device to controlling incoming call notifying method  
When there is an incoming call, a mobile terminal device detects ambient sounds by a microphone. A filter separates the detected ambient sounds into a speech component and a non-speech component....
7020271 Ring control device  
A system and method that allows a ringer of a telephone to be silenced on demand without preventing outgoing calls to be placed. In an embodiment of the invention, there is a ring control device...
7010100 Intelligent voicemail message waiting system and method  
An intelligent voice message status indication device for a single line of a telephone network includes a controller that responds to caller-ID signals to detect whether a mailbox contains a...
6868155 Off-hook visual message waiting indicator  
In a first embodiment of the invention, a method of providing a visual message waiting indicator signal to an off-hook telephone includes the step of receiving a voicemail message at a central...
6823200 Information processing terminal and method  
A user interface by which contents of what is being processed can be confirmed with the sense of touch is provided. On a first surface of a portable phone, first piezoelectric devices are...
6771938 Handset  
A communications terminal handset having a translucent outer casing and a light source arranged for illumination of a substantial area of the casing.
6711257 Telephone indicator system and method  
A telephone indicator system includes a telephone having a base and a handset. The telephone includes a cradle disposed on the base configured to receive the handset. The system also includes an...
6415020 Call on-hold improvements  
In a communication system wherein a communication connection is established between a communication apparatus of a first subscriber and a communication apparatus of a second subscriber, a method...
6288628 Display unit for selective calling receiver  
A selective calling receiver display unit having a displaying function, which including a photo-detecting section for detecting the quantity of light of an incident light beam, and a display...
6208731 Multisensing circuitry for class signals and stutter dial tone in visual message waiting indicator  
A VMWI (Visual Message Waiting Indicator) multisense detection device solves both the problem of long CLASS VMWI signal retransmission delays and unreliable CLASS VMWI signal transmission by...
6002944 Vehicular telephone and method including an improved user interface  
A vehicular passenger telephone 37 according to the present invention includes an improved passenger call notification mechanism 154, 534 and user interface. A passenger telephone 37 is provided...
5937058 Coordinating telephones or adjuncts on the same loop  
When two or more telephone sets are in use on the same subscriber's loop, their activities may not be properly detected or monitored by the central office switch. The present invention provides a...
5907605 Dual format caller ID for both FSK and DTMF caller ID formats  
The dual equipment for identification of telephone calls is a terminal electronic device that meets the telephone specifications for the service of Caller Identification. It is an intelligent...
5877676 Apparatus for generating alerts of varying degrees  
An alerting device generates a variable alert that is varied to indicate the amount of time that has elapsed since the alert began. The alerting device has an alert signal detector, a timing unit,...
5745562 Telephone station voice announce device and method  
The invention provides a telephone station having a voice announce device. The telephone station includes user interface devices and a telephone station controller coupled to the user interface...
5729589 Apparatus and method for incoming call detection and alarm circuitry for cellular telephones  
An apparatus for use with cellular telephone to indicate an incoming telephone call to a user includes a cellular telephone battery pack having a circuit that generates a voltage signal with a...
5686881 Automatic phone light  
The present invention relates to a first automatic phone light system (110) functioning to turn a light (14) ON, in response to a telephone call received by a telephone line (16A), for a preset...
5661788 Method and system for selectively alerting user and answering preferred telephone calls  
A method and telephone system for selectively answering incoming telephone calls by enabling user selection of a receiving mode that designates telephone numbers and an alert mode that designates...
5570421 Method and apparatus for controlling the drive frequency of a LED  
A drive frequency control method and apparatus for use in a radio receiver, such as a paging unit. The paging unit includes an LED for informing a user of an incoming call, and a drive frequency...
5491746 Unique ringing on a prime telephone  
A telephone switching system is comprised of a main controller, switching circuits controlled by the main controller, a peripheral controller for controlling the seizing of subscriber lines for...
5404399 Telephone visual signaling device  
A telephone visual signaling device is provided which consists of a telephone connected to an incoming signal line and a mechanism for producing an identifiable beam of light when the telephone...
5280523 Telephone line message waiting and ring indicator  
A visual indicator circuit is provided for visually indicating that a telephone is ringing or that a message is waiting. The circuit includes a visual indicator such as a light emitting diode...
5253289 Terminal connection device  
A terminal connection device changes and connects a plurality of terminals to one telephone line according to kinds of ringing signal sequences sent through the telephone line. The terminal...
5243642 Telephone call management device  
A small portable self-contained, battery powered consumer premise call management device adapted to be connected to a telephone network termination node on a premise to provide audible monitoring...
5119418 Telephone system with several terminals on a single line  
In a telephone system, several telephone terminals are connected to a single telephone line including several telephone interface circuits (6, 7, 8), each interface circuit being energized by...
5087906 Selective call receiver having a light channel for providing a visual alert  
A selective call receiver includes a fiber optic channel located along the length of at least one side thereof for providing a visual alert of a received message.
5029201 Auto-answer videotex terminal  
An auto-answer videotex terminal includes data signal transmission and processing circuits and an isolating transformer between them and a telephone network. It also includes circuits for...
4982424 Telephone having receive call indicating function and mute/light key  
The housing of a hand held portable telephone has only a limited amount of surface area for providing a number of functions such as providing for a microphone, a receiver, a ringer, a keypad, an...

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