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Embedding and extraction of information from an embedded content using
Apparatus and methods are provided for embedding or embedding digital data into an analog host or cover signal. A distributed signal feature of the cover signal...
Reverse cryptographic key expansion
Apparatus having corresponding methods and computer programs comprise: a key input module to receive a first cryptographic key; and a reverse key expansion...
Cipher for disk encryption
Encryption is provided with additional diffusion components to construct a block cipher with a large and variable block size. The cipher incorporates an...
Secure distribution of data or content using keyless transformation
A computer enabled method and apparatus for encrypting and decrypting data using a keyless transformation cryptographic technique. Data is protected using a...
Computation method, computing device and computer program
The computing device calculates an equivalence H.sub.0.ident.2.sup.m*k+1 (mod n) relating to a divisor n of 2.sup.m*k+1 (step A), computes an equivalence...
A method for removing an echo component in a first signal received at an audio input device, said method comprising the steps of outputting a second signal from...
Method and apparatus for providing customized ringbacks
An approach is provided for providing custom ringback services. The approach includes prompting a user for content as part of a managed ringback service. The...
Isolating an inactive cable pair from a bridged active cable pair
Apparatus and methods provide for the isolation of an inactive cable pair from a bridged active cable pair. According to various embodiments, a bridge lifting...
Interactive voice response system with prioritized call monitoring
The present invention enables service agents in a call center to monitor portions of calls that are especially error-prone (e.g., automated speech recognition...
Call flow staffing estimation tool
A call flow staffing estimation tool that includes: generating a staffing impact chart that indicates, in a visually indicated display, an expected difference...
Data driven configuration of call management applications
A call manager uses a call management application in conjunction with a live dial database to control routing of calls for managed devices. To generate the live...
One number, intelligent call processing system
A one number, multi-application, intelligent call processing system provides service benefits to a caller, a servicing location and/or a vanity number...
System and method for efficient call management for directory assistance
A communication assistance system includes a first database having a plurality of listings, each listings has at least one contact name and a corresponding...
Methods and systems for speed dialing
Systems and methods for configuring and using speed dialing are described. A first user interface is displayed to a user, the first user interface providing a...
Disposable telephone numbers
Methods, systems, and products are disclosed that provide disposable numbers for a conference service. A disposable number is assigned to a conference bridge...
Synthetic audio placement
Apparatus and methods for synthetic audio placement are described herein. In different aspects, synthetic audio placement may include a plurality of inputs,...
Method and system for temporarily provisioning a telephone service feature
for a subscriber
The invention provides a method and system for temporarily provisioning a telephone service feature. At the request of a calling or called party, a telephone...
Communication terminal and method for answering incoming call
A communication terminal includes an alerting unit, a capturing unit, an identifying unit and a phone answering unit. The alerting unit is configured for...
Removing slamming protection to permit a change in service providers
A system for removing a protection associated with an account of a customer that prevents a change of a service provider of the customer includes a database...
Method and system for providing enhanced caller identification information
A tangible storage medium stores code which permits handling of unwanted calls from callers such as telemarketers, when caller identification is provided. In...
System and method for spam detection
A voice-over-internet protocol (VoIP) caller verification method includes generating a challenge to be sent to a VoIP caller which needs a response from the...
Real-time network traffic view
At least one exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes a method, comprising requesting real-time measurement data for a telephone network between a...
Mobile telephone services provided using pre-paid financial accounts
A method and system for providing telephone services. An exemplary system includes a financial account having at least one balance. Funds can be added to the...
System and method for reducing toll charges to a customer service center
A method and system are disclosed where a call center operator having multiple locations, including a call center is able to utilize existing network...
Central monitoring station with method to process call based on call
source identification information
A system and a method for processing an incoming telephone call to an alarm system central monitoring station using call source identification data such as...
Method and system for call center screening
Methods and systems are provided for call center screening that enable a network service provider to dynamically control service request traffic directed to...
Included are embodiments of systems and methods for providing information. At least one embodiment of such a method includes facilitating establishment of a...
Voice-messaging with attachments
A network method for using a network telephone voice-mail service, by which a caller may leave a voice-message that includes the identification of an...
Dynamic control of voice mail delivery sequence
A user of a conversational biometrics based voice mail system sets a user profile of the user that defines one or more biometric parameters of received voice...
Method, system and apparatus for providing alternative multimedia ring
back tone substitute service by using...
Disclosed is a method, a system, and an apparatus for providing a sound source, which has been encoded by using an audio codec, as a ringback tone alternative...
Multimedia emergency services
A system and method for remotely controlling one or more monitoring devices in a user's household in the event of emergency so as to more productively monitor...
Emergency communication method, server, network and computer program for
This method includes: a step (1, 2A, 2B) of a server receiving a request from a calling terminal to set up a call between the calling terminal and an...
Shutter mechanism for collimating X-rays
A shutter mechanism for collimating x-rays has two parallel drive shafts and two parallel guide shafts orthogonal to the drive shafts to define a rectangular...
Automatic control of a medical device
System and method for automatic control of processes or application, such as the activation or deactivation of a radiation source for medical purposes. The...
Firing delay for retrofit digital X-ray detector
A method and apparatus are disclosed for obtaining an x-ray image from an x-ray imaging apparatus using a digital radiography receiver installs a retrofit...
Method for X-ray wavelength measurement and X-ray wavelength measurement
A Method for X-ray wavelength measurement and an X-ray wavelength measurement apparatus capable of determining absolute wavelength easily and carrying out...
Treatment planning system and method for radiotherapy
A treatment planning method and system for optimizing a treatment plan used to irradiate a treatment volume including a target volume, such as a tumor, is...
Apparatus for bone density assessment and monitoring
The present invention relates to a dual energy X-ray apparatus and method for osteoporosis assessment and monitoring. The present invention takes a bone...
X-ray scanning system
An X-ray scanner comprises an array (12) of X-ray detectors (16) arranged in cylindrical configuration around an imaging volume (28), and a multi-focus X-ray...
Rigid computed tomography rotor and method for the manufacture thereof
A rotor for a gantry of a computed tomography apparatus, as well as a manufacturing method for such a rotor. The rotor according to the invention is produced at...
Spacer grid spring for increasing the conformal contact area with fuel rod
A grid strap includes a spacer grid spring that increases the conformal contact area with a fuel rod of a nuclear fuel rod assembly. The shape of the spacer...
Swelling-resistant nuclear fuel
A nuclear fuel according to one embodiment includes an assembly of nuclear fuel particles; and continuous open channels defined between at least some of the...
Low jitter clock recovery circuit
A clock recovery circuit includes a first phase detector for measuring the phase difference between a first clock signal from a voltage controlled oscillator...
Offset determination arrangement, offset compensation arrangement,
synchronization clock generator, method for...
An offset determination arrangement includes a comparator device to compare an input signal with a reference value. A synchronization unit is provided to...
System and method for management of mobile device communication
A system and method for managing mobile device communication in an enterprise includes a device management agent and a synchronization agent in the mobile...
Apparatus and method for base band filtering
Disclosed is a base band filter apparatus and a method for base band filtering comprising filtering a base band signal in time domain, said filtering including...
Methods for managing alignment and latency in interference cancellation
An interference cancelling receiver combines data from multiple paths after aligning to transmitter timing, and uses either an equalizer or a Rake receiver to...
Method and system for determining an optimal or near optimal set of
contexts by constructing a...
In various embodiments of the present invention, optimal or near-optimal multidirectional context sets for a particular data-and/or-signal analysis or...
Method and receiver circuit for reducing RFI interference
In a method for generating a compensation signal for the compensation of at least one RFI interference signal that, in a DMT transmission, is permanently...
Supression of unwanted signal elements by sinusoidal amplitude windowing
A method is provided for processing a signal containing regular or quasi-regular elements of unwanted signal. The method establishes timing characteristics of...