US 9,813,560 B2
Systems and methods for managing multimedia conference calls
Vlad Vendrow, Redwood City, CA (US)
Assigned to RingCentral, Inc., Belmont, CA (US)
Filed by RingCentral, Inc., Belmont, CA (US)
Filed on Nov. 25, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/951,543.
Application 14/951,543 is a continuation of application No. 14/676,374, filed on Apr. 1, 2015, granted, now 9,232,190.
Prior Publication US 2016/0295021 A1, Oct. 6, 2016
Int. Cl. H04N 7/14 (2006.01); H04M 3/56 (2006.01); H04L 12/18 (2006.01); H04L 29/06 (2006.01); H04N 7/15 (2006.01); H04M 3/42 (2006.01); H04L 12/58 (2006.01)
CPC H04M 3/567 (2013.01) [H04L 12/1831 (2013.01); H04L 29/06027 (2013.01); H04L 29/06523 (2013.01); H04M 3/42374 (2013.01); H04N 7/155 (2013.01); H04L 51/10 (2013.01); H04M 2203/5027 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A computer-implemented method for managing a multimedia conference call, comprising:
establishing a multimedia conference call between a plurality of multimedia conference devices to enable communication of multimedia conference contents;
detecting one or more interrupting events during the multimedia conference call;
estimating a duration of the one or more interrupting events;
determining substitute contents based on the estimated duration and a portion of the multimedia conference contents recorded prior to occurrence of the one or more interrupting events; and
providing the substitute contents to the other multimedia conference devices of the plurality of multimedia conference devices.