Patents by Inventor Steven Douglas Miller

Steven Douglas Miller 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: 20190297126
    Abstract: A system for providing guidance to collaboration participants in a collaboration space, the system comprising facilitator database storing characterizing rules for assessing conditions of a collaborative activity; a monitor associated with the collaboration space, the monitor configured to obtain information associated with the collaboration space that is indicative of conditions related to a collaborative activity performed within the collaborative space; a status device; and a processor linked to the facilitator database, the monitor and the status device, the processor programmed to perform the steps of: obtaining information from the monitor; accessing the characterizing rules; comparing the obtained information to the characterizing rules to assess conditions related to the collaborative activity; and based on the comparison, controlling the status device to indicate conditions of the collaborative activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Francis G. Graziano, Mark T. Greiner, Steven Douglas Miller, Julie J. Barnhart-Hoffman
  • Patent number: 9769237
    Abstract: Method and apparatus for testing in a communication network is described. One example of the invention relates to a method of testing in a voice over internet protocol (VOIP) network. At least one test script is obtained from the VOIP network at an enhanced terminal adapter. The enhanced terminal adapter is configured to couple at least one communication device to the VOIP network. The at least one test script is executed within a scripting framework of the enhanced terminal adapter to interact with at least one component coupled to the VOIP network. Results of the execution of the at least one test script are transmitted from the enhanced terminal adapter to the VOIP network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Vonage America Inc.
    Inventors: Deepak Ottur, John Riley, Louis Mamakos, Steven Douglas Miller
  • Publication number: 20090268713
    Abstract: Method and apparatus for testing in a communication network is described. One example of the invention relates to a method of testing in a voice over internet protocol (VOIP) network. At least one test script is obtained from the VOIP network at an enhanced terminal adapter. The enhanced terminal adapter is configured to couple at least one communication device to the VOIP network. The at least one test script is executed within a scripting framework of the enhanced terminal adapter to interact with at least one component coupled to the VOIP network. Results of the execution of the at least one test script are transmitted from the enhanced terminal adapter to the VOIP network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2008
    Publication date: October 29, 2009
    Applicant: Vonage Holdings Corporation
    Inventors: Deepak Ottur, John Riley, Louis Mamakos, Steven Douglas Miller