Patent Number: 6,167,279

Title: Method and system for supporting PACS using a GSM mobile switching center

Abstract: A method for enabling the integration of the Personal Access Communications System (PACS) which supports low-tier radio, wireless communication devices with a GSM network used to support high-tier, cellular devices to allow connection of the PACS system to public switched telephone networks that do not have Advanced Intelligent Network capabilities. The functions of the conventional PACS Access Manager are redistributed among the various components of the PACS/GSM integrated system. Modifications to the PACS protocol to make it compatible with GSM protocol are detailed.

Inventors: Chang; Li-Fung (Holmdel, NJ), Lipper; Edward (East Brunswick, NJ), Lukander; Pertti S. (La Jolla, CA), Noerpel; Anthony Robert (Long Branch, NJ), Varma; Vijay Kerala (Holmdel, NJ)

Assignee: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: H04Q 7/38 (20060101); H04Q 007/20 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017