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EMERGENCY OR ALARM COMMUNICATIONS (E.G., WATCHMAN'S CIRCUIT)

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
379045000 Central office responsive to emergency call or alarm (e.g., "911", operator position display) 105
379039000 Responsive to sensed nonsystem condition 16
379046000 Called line or station condition responsive (e.g., recall if busy) 9
379038000 Personal monitoring (e.g., for the ill or infirm) 4
20080212746System and Method for Communicating Medical Alerts - A system and method for communication based on a condition of a user. A VoIP telephone is linked with a device for monitoring one or more health metrics of a user. The one or more health metrics of the user are received from the device. A speaker of the VoIP telephone is enabled to make a call in response to determining the one or more health metrics are not within a pre-defined rage. A receiving party is called in response to determining the one or more health metrics are not within a pre-defined range.09-04-2008
20100020941REMOTELY ACTUATED TWO-WAY SPEAKERPHONE FOR USE WITH CALL-FOR-HELP SYSTEMS - A system and method for providing a call-for-help capability is provided by the invention. The system comprises a central location having a dedicated telephone line having a specified caller identification known to a speakerphone system located in the general location of a person who uses the system for emergency signaling. The person is provided with the speakerphone system and a pendent for generating an emergency signal containing the person's identifier. When received at the central location, a telephone number of the speakerphone system corresponding to the identifier is determined and a telephone call is made on a telephone channel having the specified caller identification. When any call is received by the speakerphone system, its caller identification is examined to determine if the caller identification of the telephone call is the same as the specified caller identification. If so, the telephone line is automatically made to go offhook and the call is directed to a speaker associated with the speakerphone system for hands-free operation. If not, the telephone receiver associated with the speakerphone system is allowed to ring-in in the normal way for manual activation by the person.01-28-2010
20100246780System and Method For Providing A Circuit Switched Domain Number - A method is provided for identifying a device during an emergency for callback. The method includes storing an address of a user agent (UA) during initiation of an emergency call by the UA, associating an E.164 number with the stored address of the UA that placed the emergency call, and routing the emergency call containing the E.164 number.09-30-2010
20100316196METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR WARNING A PARTY PROVIDED WITH A TERMINAL - A system for warning a party provided with a terminal comprises databases of profile information of the party, environment information of a geographical location, and location information of the terminal. The system is adapted to, based on location information of the terminal, to check whether the terminal locates within the geographical location, and if yes, to analyse profile information of the party so that if profile information comprises a parameter which matches with a corresponding parameter of environment information of a geographical location, a warning message is sent to the terminal in order to warn the party.12-16-2010
379049000 Central station with plural substations 3
20090067586Remote media call center - The call center processing system disclosed enhances the capabilities of traditional call centers. In particular, the processing system allows a call center to receive, aggregate, and index many different types of media obtained from a wide variety of sources and that relate to many different types of incidents. Thus, for example, the processing system provides a third party with the option of submitting call phone camera pictures, audio input, video camera footage, and other types of media when reporting an incident to the call center. The call center may be an emergency number (e.g., 911) call center, a service center (e.g., for a home appliance), a news reporting call center, or any other type of interactive information exchange.03-12-2009
20090136008DOWNLOADABLE RINGTONES FOR USAGE IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS - The invention relates to the usage of downloadable ringtones for communication devices in emergency situations. Emergency Alert systems such as air raid sirens inform the population that an emergency has occurred, however, they do not provide any information about the type of emergency and the actions to be taken. By sending emergency messages to the communication devices within an emergency area which are played back aloud, more detailed emergency information can be provided to a large part of the population affected.05-28-2009
20100215154ALARM SYSTEM CALL HANDLING - An alarm system that monitors and selectively handles incoming telephone calls at a premises in disclosed. The alarm system includes, a telephone network interface, for receiving a subscriber line from a telephone network that futher includes a caller-ID decoder for decoding caller-ID information for telephone calls received on said subscriber line; and a switch for selectively interconnecting said subscriber line to a telephone feed at the premises. A processor is in communication with the caller-ID decoder and the switch to selectively interconnect calls from the subscriber line to the telephone feed at the premises, based on associated caller-ID information.08-26-2010
379048000 Announcement or alarm received at terminal station (e.g., "butt-in", alarm) 3
20090154659Reverse 911 using multicast session internet protocol (SIP) conferencing of voice over internet protocol (VoIP) users - A reverse 911 system uses voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)/Session Internet Protocol (SIP) conferencing. An emergency alert message may be a text, video, MMS, hyperlink and/or image communicated simultaneously to multiple VoIP users via a SIP conference. Multiple SIP conferences may be cascaded to communicate with a larger number of users in a relevant group of users to be communicated with.06-18-2009
20100054427Telephone Network Messaging - In a messaging system, a messaging server transmits signals over the telephone network to be received by equipment at, e.g., the customer premises. Upon receiving a specific signal, the receiving equipment automatically signals the telephone network to connect the call, such as by going off-hook or by performing a hook flash sequence. In the connected state, the receiving equipment can receive data over the network, such as data to provide the recipient with notification information such as emergency notification messages.03-04-2010
20090180596System and method for broadcasting packetized voice messages - A system and method are disclosed for broadcasting Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) messages. A method incorporating teachings of the present disclosure may include receiving an indication that a message should be delivered to a plurality of recipients. In response, contact information for the plurality of recipients may be identified, and an outbound packetized call to each of the recipients may be launched. In practice, the packetized call may be in a VoIP form or some other appropriate packetized form. If a call is answered, the call may be connected to a multicast server capable of playing the to-be-delivered message.07-16-2009
379051000 With automatic dialing or transmission of recorded audio message 2
20110081005SPEAKERPHONE AND EXTENSION SPEAKERPHONE FOR USE IN PERSONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEM - A personal emergency response system (PERS) includes a base unit (04-07-2011
20090110155Inactivity alarm - The inactivity alarm has programmable interval timing electronic circuitry, including a reset button. Audible alert electronic circuitry is actuated by timeout of the programmable timing interval to provide successively louder audible signals if the reset button has not been pressed within the timing interval. In another embodiment, the system is included in an electronic telephone. The telephone sends a signal responsive to a predetermined user actuation of the phone. A first timer is resettable by the telephone signal to prevent timeout. The audible alert is activated by timeout of the first timer. A programmed telephone number dialing circuit and second timer are provided. The second timer is resettable by the telephone signal to prevent timeout of the second timer. The programmed telephone number dialing circuitry is activated on timeout of the second timer to dial at least one stored telephone number. Alternatively, timer functions are implemented in a Central Office.04-30-2009
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20100074418Emergency services selective router interface translator - A selective router interface translator for placement between legacy selective routers and their location databases translates location queries from legacy selective router interfaces to newer protocol location databases using newer protocol interfaces, e.g., a NENA V8 protocol query to an Emergency03-25-2010
20130083902Unique Global Identifier Header for Minimizing Prank Emergency 911 Calls - A prank call server that performs 911 prank call filtering over a 911 emergency call system, prior to routing a 911 call to a PSAP. The inventive prank call server identifies prank calling devices, regardless of current service subscription, by retrieving and analyzing emergency call data pertaining to detected prank 911 calls. The prank call server assigns a unique global identifier to each 911 call detected on the 911 emergency call system. Unique global identifiers enable a PSAP to uniquely identify prank 911 calls that are identified thereon. A PSAP transmits a prank call signal and a relevant unique global identifier to the prank call server, for each prank 911 call that is detected. A prank call signal/unique global identifier combination triggers the prank call server to store all available call data for a referenced prank 911 call in to a prank call database, for subsequent prank call filtering analysis.04-04-2013
20100046719Method Of Notifying A Party Of An Emergency - An emergency notification system. The system includes a first server for receiving a communication from a telecommunications network and for transmitting a message to a subscriber of the notification system. The system also includes a second server in communication with the first server, the second server for supplying the first server with information associated with a subscriber.02-25-2010
20090252303TELEPHONE APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MAKING AND RECEIVING CALLS WITH URGENCY TAGS - Based on the urgency, the caller ads a priority tag number while making telephone calls. The called party receives the calls with different alarm features based on the urgency of the call. The called party can set profiles rules so that calls with a lower urgency may be blocked if inconvenient. The profile rules may be altered autonomously in various circumstances. In addition a new configuration of telephone instruments is disclosed, having special keys and different alarm features, for enabling prioritization in transmission and reception of calls.10-08-2009
20090046837SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO COORDINATE A MEDICAL RESPONSE TO AN INCIDENT - Systems and methods of the present invention can be used to provide efficient and rapid coordinated medical responses to incidents, such as emergencies. In accordance with an embodiment, input(s) that specify a type and severity of an incident are received. In response thereto, medical personnel (persons) are informed of the incident and a need for the medical personnel to report to a facility where they can assist in a medical response to the incident. Replies are received from at least some of the persons. Information is automatically kept track of including, which persons are located at the facility, which persons are unavailable and which persons are en-route to the facility. Additionally, estimates of the amount of time it will take at least some of the persons (en-route to the facility) to arrive are automatically tracked.02-19-2009
20120307984Method Of Notifying A Party Of An Emergency - An emergency notification system. The system includes a first server for receiving a communication from a telecommunications network and for transmitting a message to a subscriber of the notification system. The system also includes a second server in communication with the first server, the second server for supplying the first server with information associated with a subscriber.12-06-2012
20110280381RECEIVING APPARATUS, ANNOUNCEMENT CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM - Disclosed herein is a receiving apparatus including: a receiving portion configured to receive warning information; a setting portion configured to establish settings regarding an announcing action to be performed upon receipt of the warning information, in accordance with operations performed by a user; and a control portion configured to control, upon receipt of the warning information, the announcing action in accordance with the settings established by the setting portion.11-17-2011
20110299666Dynamic Emergency Disaster Plan - A database and communications server allow for composure of an emergency disaster plan that is tailored to the demographic and geographic information provided by a subscriber to the disclosed system. In the event of an emergency, relevant portions of a family disaster plan are communicated to a subscriber and the family members of the subscriber. Each subscribing family member may communicate with the database, which in turn automatically distributes the message to all family members. After the disaster has ended, insurance information is relayed to the subscriber, and the subscriber's insurance companies are notified.12-08-2011
20110299665SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING A CUSTOMIZED DIALTONE - A system and method for customizing communications for a communications device may include determining, at a network node, in response to determining that the communications device is in an off-hook state, that a user of the telephone has accepted to receive pre-dial content in substitution of standard pre-dial content. In response to determining that the user has accepted non-standard pre-dial content to be communicated in substitution of the standard pre-dial content, the non-standard pre-dial content may be communicated to the communications device in response to determining that the communications device is in an off-hook state. A signal from the communications device may be responded to before completion of the non-standard pre-dial content if the user pays a fee to enable interruption of the non-standard pre-dial content.12-08-2011
20090310758CALL ROUTING - Embodiments provide a method and apparatus wherein a proxy control function may forward an emergency session to a serving control function, the serving control function forwarding the session to a default emergency control function. The default emergency control function may return an address or identity of an emergency control function or may forward the session to an emergency control function.12-17-2009
20090202047Implicit emergency registration set - A method for providing an implicit emergency registration set is disclosed. The method can include initiating an identifier selection procedure. The method can also include identifying whether a user has a dedicated emergency telephone uniform resource identifier (tel URI), and, if so, selecting it. The method can further include identifying, when the user does not have a dedicated emergency tel URI, whether the user's internet protocol (IP) multimedia private identity (IMPI) is known. The method can additionally include identifying, when the user's IMPI is known, whether the user's IMPI has a non-shared tel URI, and, if so, selecting it, but otherwise selecting a tel URI of the user's IMPI. The method can also include identifying, when the user's IMPI is not known, whether a shared tel URI is available, and selecting it if it is, otherwise selecting a tel URI from a non-shared set.08-13-2009
20100220840TELETYPEWRITER (TTY) FOR COMMUNICATING PRE-STORED EMERGENCY MESSAGES TO PUBLIC SAFETY ANSWERING POINTS (PSAPS) - A system and method for communicating a pre-stored emergency message from a TTY to a PSAP may include, in response to receiving an emergency call signal, accessing a pre-stored emergency message stored in a memory. A PSAP may be dialed. In one embodiment, the PSAP may be dialed by the user dialing 911 or the TTY may automatically dial 911 in response to the user selecting a hard or soft-button associated with communicating an emergency message to a PSAP. The pre-stored emergency message may be communicated to a PSAP using a TTY communications protocol. A TTY compatible device utilized by a PSAP operator may be configured to provide the PSAP operator with pre-stored messages available for selection and communication to the emergency caller. By providing pre-stored messages on TTY devices, emergency communications between users of the TTY devices may be expedited, thereby potentially saving lives.09-02-2010
20090290688SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SELECTIVELY CONNECTING DENIED CALLS - The present invention is directed to a system and method for ensuring that calls from emergency responders and public safety answering points are connected to prepaid wireless or voice over internet protocol devices where the accounts associated with such devices have no remaining credit. According to certain embodiments of the invention a prepaid intercept is provided that enables telephone calls from certain entities to be connected to prepaid wireless devices, regardless of whether the accounts associated with such prepaid wireless devices have remaining credit. Embodiments of the present invention provide a system for determining whether an incoming call to a prepaid wireless device is from a public safety answering point and validating all calls from a public safety answering point.11-26-2009
20100135471Dynamic family disaster plan - A database and communications server allow for composure of a family disaster plan that is tailored to the demographic and geographic information provided by a subscriber to the disclosed system. In the event of an emergency, relevant portions of a family disaster plan are communicated to a subscriber and the family members of the subscriber. Each subscribing family member may communicate with the database, which in turn automatically distributes the message to all family members. After the disaster has ended, insurance information is relayed to the subscriber, and the subscriber's insurance companies are notified. 06-03-2010
20080310599System and Method for Indicating Emergency Call Back to User Equipment - A method is provided for indicating an IMS (Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem) emergency call back to a user equipment and an access network. The method comprises including in a message from a PSAP (Public Safety Answering Point) to the user equipment and the access network an indication that the emergency call back is from the PSAP.12-18-2008
20090016495REGISTRATION OF MULTIPLE VOIP DEVICES - A calling network capable of accepting voice and data information includes a voice distribution server, wherein the voice distribution server is communicably coupled to an integrated access device, wherein the voice distribution server is associated with a computer readable medium, and wherein the computer readable medium includes a customer profile; and wherein the customer profile includes at least one registered access number associated with the integrated access device, and at least two quasi-registered access numbers associated with the integrated access device. A method for registering multiple voice communication devices in relation to a Voice Over IP network includes providing a voice distribution server communicably coupled to an integrated access device and is associated with a computer readable medium that includes a customer profile having at least one registered access number associated with the integrated access device, and at least two quasi-registered access numbers associated with the integrated access device. The method further includes registering the customer profile associated with the integrated access device, receiving a call directed to one of the quasi-registered access numbers, identifying a customer profile associated with the quasi-registered access number, accessing the identified customer profile, accessing an integrated access device identification from the customer profile, updating a destination field with the integrated access device identification, and routing the call, according to a routing preference indicated in the customer profile, to the integrated access device identified by the integrated access device identification.01-15-2009
20090052633METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING AUTOMATIC CRANKBACK FOR EMERGENCY CALLS - A method and apparatus for automating test procedures to determine if non-emergency signaling message processing errors impact emergency calls, e.g., E911 calls, are disclosed. In one embodiment, the present method alerts network engineers so that crankback procedures to alternative routes can be instituted when these E911 call impacting error conditions are detected in a network.02-26-2009
20090086931GEOGRAPHICAL CALL ROUTING FOR A NON-EMERGENCY CALLING SERVICE - A method for location-based communicating includes identifying a service provider based on information received from a requesting party at a networked communications apparatus. The method also includes determining whether a plurality of predefined service areas have been defined for the identified service provider. When the plurality of the at least one predefined service areas have been defined for the service provider, determinations are made as whether the requesting party is in one of the predefined service areas. When the requesting party is in a predefined service areas, information specified for a service location for the predefined service area is forwarded to the requesting party.04-02-2009
20090245477SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING EMERGENCY CONTACT SERVICES - An emergency contact platform provides emergency contact services where usual communications have been disrupted. The emergency contact platform may include a server to receive registration information including a phone number associated with a phone when communication using the phone is impracticable. The server may also be configured to receive an information request identifying the phone number. The emergency contact platform may also include a database to store the received registration information. The server may be also configured to perform a lookup in the database based on the phone number and provide a result of the lookup based on the received information request.10-01-2009
20100002846PSAP CAPABILITIES DEFINING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR HANDLING EMERGENCY TEXT MESSAGING - A system and method for routing an emergency data message to a PSAP may include receiving an emergency data message and cell code identifier indicative of a location of a wireless communications device of a user. A PSAP local to the user may be selected, and the emergency data message is sent to the selected PSAP. The location may be a centralized network location associated with an emergency network address, where the emergency network address is an easy address for users to remember.01-07-2010
20100002845DELUXE EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION - An emergency notification system is provided including a switching unit, a plurality of communications devices communicatively in communication with the switching unit, an emergency response unit in communication with the switching unit, a plurality of receiving units in communication with the switching unit. Each of the communications devices is configured to transmit an emergency notification to the switching unit which includes a message and at least one receiving unit address. Further, the switching unit is configured to receive the emergency notification from at least one of the plurality of communication devices and to rebroadcast the emergency notification contained in the message to the emergency response unit and to the receiving unit corresponding to the receiving unit address.01-07-2010
20110103558METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACTIVATING A COMMUNICATION DEVICE OPERABLY CONNECTED TO A SAFETY LANYARD - A personal safety device comprises a “smart” safety lanyard capable of automatically contacting emergency response personnel. A “smart” lanyard of the subject invention comprises a strap with one or more fall arrest mechanisms or break away mechanisms operably attached thereto. A trigger mechanism also operably attached to the safety lanyard can detect when the fall arrest or break away mechanism has been deployed. A personal communication device operably attached to both the strap and to the trigger mechanism can automatically contact response personnel when the lanyard has been deployed.05-05-2011
20100226481APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING EMERGENCY AND ALARM COMMUNICATIONS - An apparatus and method for establishing emergency and alarm communications between devices via an interface device are provided. According to one aspect, an interface device comprises an input, an output, and logic. The input receives data in a first format from the first device. The logic detects whether the data is intended to request assistance from emergency services and if so, determining proper routing, retrieving location information and transmit the data and location information to the proper destination. If not intended to request assistance, a second device for receiving the data is identified as well as a second format, the data is translated to the second format and transmitted to the second device. A battery may selectively provide power to essential components of the interface device upon detection of a power failure. Notifications are made upon detection of a power failure, malfunction, or emergency request.09-09-2010
20100254519VOICE-RECORDABLE VOCAL EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM - The present invention discloses a voice-recordable vocal emergency notification system, wherein the user can store his own vocal emergency message in the system. In the present invention, the vocal emergency message, which may be recorded by the user himself, is input into the system via a communication module. A memory module is used to store and play the vocal emergency message. The communication module sends the vocal emergency message to the police according to the notification telephone numbers, and the case-reporting system of the police can thus receive clear information about the case. Then, the police verify with the GPS service company the user's data and obtain the position of the user. Thereby, the police can fast execute a rescue action.10-07-2010
20110150190EMERGENCY TELEPHONE - An emergency telephone has an emergency call button and is designed to place an emergency call to a target address when and/or after the emergency call button is actuated. The emergency telephone includes a housing that is designed to be opened and closed at least partially without the use of tools and/or in a non-destructive manner. The emergency telephone includes a memory device for storing functions and data and which is designed to be removed and reinstalled in the housing or to be replaced by a different memory device.06-23-2011
20080304628SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CITIZEN REQUESTS FOR ASSISTANCE - A method and system for initiating an incident-specific request for assistance from a citizen call station by touching a sequence of positions on a display screen. The citizen call station comprises a display having a touch-responsive mechanism for entering a call sequence of statements including initiating an alert, reporting a concern, and selecting help needed. A transmission mechanism for transmitting the call sequence to a control location is provided. A confirmation of the request, sent from the control location, may be received at the call station. The call station may also deliver information from a central location. The call station may include cameras, various sensors, two-way communications, and may be used to provide information on demand, outside of the normal security concerns.12-11-2008
20080240371CALLING PARTY NUMBER OVERRIDE FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES - A system receives an emergency call, a local exchange carrier (LEC) charge number, and Calling Party Number (CPN) from a user device, and overrides the LEC charge number with the CPN for Automatic Number Identification (ANI) determination purposes. The system also determines the ANI of the user device based on the CPN, receives an address associated with the user device based on the ANI, and provides the emergency call and the address to a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP).10-02-2008
20120002791SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PROVIDING AN EMERGENCY CONTACT PARTY LINE - A system and method for providing an emergency contact party telephone line in response to an emergency. The system includes a user device (01-05-2012
20120250831Communication Signal Distribution Unit And Methods - A communication signal distribution unit includes a plurality of input ports for receiving incoming communication signals, a plurality of outlet ports for providing communication signals to electronic devices, a display for viewing information; and a set of keys for selecting one of the outlet ports, for entering a time to disable the communication signal provided by the selected output port, and for entering a time to re-enable provision of the communication signal at the selected output port. A 911 lock permits emergency calls through a disabled port. Programming methods are included.10-04-2012
20120250832Emergency Communication System and Method - A method and system for providing an emergency contact service are disclosed. The emergency contact system monitors presence off users with respect to various user devices in order to determine at which devices each user is present. An emergency message is then transmitted to devices at which the user is present. The emergency contact service is then capable of receiving a confirmation message to confirm receipt of the emergency message. The emergency contact service can track the users by retrieving location information, such as a GPS location, associated with a device at which a user is present. The emergency contact service can then identify whether a user in is the vicinity of an emergency location, and transmit an emergency message to the user is the user is in the vicinity of the emergency location.10-04-2012
20120163560EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS CONTROLLER AND PROTOCOL - A communications controller and protocol are provided for empowering the user of a communications device, such as a telephone or mobile device, to assume intelligent control of communications. The communications controller provides conditional processing of incoming communication from a plurality of conditions comprising at least an emergency condition and a normal condition. Each caller is identified by unique originating source criteria associated with an incoming communication type. The user of the device may select to block a caller based on identification and the conditional type of the communication. The user also selects if the device is put into a unique mode where only emergency communication can alert the user. While in this mode “normal” communication will not alert the user of the communications device. Sensor data such as location of the sending device may be provided to the receiving party.06-28-2012
20100008478NOTIFICATION APPARATUS, NOTIFICATION SYSTEM, METHOD OF OPERATING NOTIFICATION APPARATUS, AND PROGRAM FOR NOTIFICATION APPARATUS - A management apparatus of a notification system includes an interface unit that communicates with a store terminal used for a predetermined site work process by a site worker and an IP telephone terminal used for IP phone call, which are located at one work site; an accepting unit that accepts an emergency notification to the site worker; a display control unit that displays and outputs the accepted emergency notification on the store terminal via the interface unit; and a calling unit that calls the IP telephone terminal via the interface unit to make the site worker recognize the emergency notification.01-14-2010
20120257729EMERGENCY RESPONSE DATA MANAGEMENT - An approach to managing emergency response data for providing in response to an emergency call makes use of different management approaches depending on the source of the data. For example, data provided directly by the individual to whom the data refers may be handled in one way, while data provided indirectly by an entity or other individual may be handled in another way. Information provided indirectly may be validated and/or its source indicated when presented to an emergency responder.10-11-2012
20120082301SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MONITORING "PAY-AS-YOU-GO" TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES - Telecommunication services systems and methods are disclosed. The telecommunication services systems and methods preferably enable the user and/or the responsible party to make payments as the user uses the telecommunication services. The systems and methods may also be employed to provide the user and/or the responsible party with specialized pricing options and other customized services.04-05-2012
20110002448Emergency Telephone Call Notification Service System and Method - A system and method for emergency telephone call notification. The system includes an AIN capable switch, a service control point (SCP) having a database of designated contact numbers associated with a service subscriber telephone number, and an intelligent peripheral (IP) in communication with the SCP for contacting the designated contact numbers. The method includes the steps of recognizing an N11 trigger and the SCP initiating telephone calls, via the IP, to each of the contact numbers corresponding to the telephone number of the subscriber making the emergency telephone call.01-06-2011
20120263279Extended Efficient Usage of Emergency Services Keys - An emergency services key (e.g., ESQK or ESRK) is guaranteed to be available from a limited size ESQK pool. A plurality of ESQKs are grouped into a pool of emergency service keys “ESQK Pool ID”, each including anywhere from 1 to N number of ESQKs. Each ESQK preferably has a “Timestamp”, information relating to the specific emergency E911 call (“Call Data ID”), a guard timer, and an optional hold timer. The ESQK having a Call Data ID=“NULL”, and having the oldest Timestamp, is chosen for selection. If no such ESQK has both Call Data ID=NULL and the oldest Timestamp is found, then the ESQK with merely the oldest Timestamp is selected. The timestamp is reset to a current time plus a guard timer, or hold timer if desired.10-18-2012
20120269329SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING CALL HANDLING IN LAW ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS - A method for providing law enforcement call preemption of VoIP subscribers may include receiving a call preemption request from a law enforcement agency (LEA) designating at least one subscriber telephone number and at least one LEA telephone number, wherein the at least one subscriber telephone number is associated with a voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) calling plan subscriber. An incoming call policy may be generated at a voice application server and configured to allow incoming calls to the at least one subscriber telephone number from only the at least one LEA telephone number. The incoming call policy may be stored in a memory associated with the voice application server. The incoming call policy may be activated. An outgoing call transfer policy may be generated at the voice application server and configured to automatically transfer all outgoing calls from the at least one subscriber telephone number to a designated one of the at least one LEA telephone numbers. The outgoing call transfer policy may be stored in the memory associated with the voice application server. The outgoing call transfer policy may be activated.10-25-2012
20120321053COMMUNICATIONS 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 as an emergency service party or a vendor, using a network-coupled device that may be pre-associated with a physical address.12-20-2012
20120321054EMERGENCY CALL SYSTEM WITH DISTRIBUTION MANAGEMENT AND MECHANISM METHOD OF OPERATION THEREOF - A method of operation of an emergency call system includes: receiving an incoming call by a call controller; distributing a pending call request from the call controller to a selected group of workstations; and accepting the pending call request by one of the workstations including removing the pending call request from all others of the workstations in the selected group.12-20-2012
20090252302Emergency Telephone With Integrated Surveillance System Connectivity - Embodiments provide an emergency telephone system including an emergency telephone, an interface connecting the emergency telephone to a network, a camera on the network, the camera being focused on the emergency telephone, a control system for activating the camera, and a monitoring station for displaying camera captured data.10-08-2009

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