Patents by Inventor David L. Turock

David L. Turock has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20020091632
    Abstract: A system and method of managing a prepaid card account to provide offers for goods and/or services in real time is provided. When a user establishes an electronic communication between the user and a service provider, and the service provider receives the user's prepaid card account card account number, the prepaid card account manager is notified. The prepaid account manager selects, and transmits, an offer of goods and/or services based on an interest database that corresponds to the user's prepaid card account, and the usage of that account.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2001
    Publication date: July 11, 2002
    Inventors: David L. Turock, Richard A. Robbins, Warren S. Gifford
  • Publication number: 20010037499
    Abstract: A method and system for recording an auxiliary signal, synchronizing the auxiliary signal with a video signal, and transmitting the auxiliary signal over a telecommunications network is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2001
    Publication date: November 1, 2001
    Inventors: David L. Turock, Richard Robbins, Warren S. Gifford
  • Patent number: 6243373
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are provided for communicating audio information over a computer network. A standard telephone connected to the public switched telephone network (PSTN) may be used to communicate with any other PSTN-connected telephone, where a computer network, such as the Internet, is the transmission facility instead of conventional telephone transmission facilities, such as the interexchange or intralata facilities. In addition to telephone-telephone communication, telephone-computer and computer-telephone communication is also possible. The originator of a conversation (calling party) dials the number of an access port for the computer network. The call is routed to a central office switching system which is connected to the PSTN and then to the access port which is a specialized computer system (ITS node).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 1995
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2001
    Assignee: Telecom Internet Ltd.
    Inventor: David L. Turock
  • Patent number: 5327486
    Abstract: A method and system for managing telephone calls includes a personal telephone manager (PTM) (12) and uses out-of-band, wireless, two-way signaling, messaging and alerting to screen, control, route and respond to incoming telephone calls and to communicate called party text messages in auditory form to the caller. Through use of an out-of-band signaling/messaging path (16), the PTM (12) frees the called party from the need to maintain telephone network connectivity, from having to inform others of his/her current location, and from having to subscribe to and use cellular telephone service. Instead, the called party can rely on the availability of existing low bandwidth, wide area, two-way wireless data services, which make efficient and cost effective use of available radio spectrum. Two-way wireless data messaging to a portable computer (18) equipped with radio transceivers is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 1993
    Date of Patent: July 5, 1994
    Assignee: Bell Communications Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard S. Wolff, Warren S. Gifford, Michael Kramer, David S. Miller, Gerardo Ramirez, David L. Turock