System and method for cross protocol communication

  • US 7,773,588 B2
  • Filed: 04/13/2006
  • Issued: 08/10/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/13/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for multimedia communication comprising:

  • receiving a multimedia data stream at a communication controller in a first protocol from a communication device, wherein the first protocol comprises a signaling protocol;

    detecting a type of said first protocol;

    converting said first protocol into an intermediate protocol;

    translating said intermediate protocol into a second protocol, wherein the second protocol comprises a signaling protocol; and

    transmitting said multimedia data stream in said second protocol to a target communication device;

    wherein said first protocol comprises one of a text-based protocol and a binary protocol and wherein said second protocol comprises one of a binary protocol and a text-based protocol.

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