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5471523 Telephone call and voice processing system  
The present invention provides a novel method and apparatus for interconnecting a telephone call and voice processing system ("CVPS") with a telephone key system control unit ("KSU"). A plurality...
5471519 Communications monitoring and control system  
A communications monitoring and control system including methods and apparatus for processing a communication directed to a called party. Upon receipt of a communication, the system determines the...
5463677 Method and apparatus for facilitating the making of collect calls  
When a caller making a collect call encounters a busy called party or one that does not answer after a prescribed time, the telephone network offers the caller the opportunity to store a voice...
5450476 Method and system for providing nonpublished number messaging service  
A Nonpublished Number Messaging (NPNM) system allows a caller to leave a message for a party having a nonpublished telephone number. When a caller calls directory assistance to request a telephone...
5440616 Method and apparatus for interconnecting a messaging system and a private branch exchange  
Interconnecting a messaging system (voice, facsimile, and so forth) with a PBX which provides entirely digital voice transmission and which provides high bandwidth and redundant transmission of...
5440623 Telephone routing system with queuing and voice messaging capabilities  
A telephone routing system for use with a programmable central office switch and a voice messaging system, wherein the programmable central office switch is of the type that provides prioritized...
5400393 Voice mail digital telephone answering device  
A digital telephone answering device (DTAD) that allows messages to be forwarded to certain internal mailboxes. Random access memory (RAM) is flexibly and dynamically controlled by a...
5394460 Voice processing systems connected in a cluster  
The present invention provides a highly reliable network of interconnected voice processing modules. The voice processing modules are interconnected by a high speed FDDI network so that...
5388151 Technique for reducing message notification blockage in voice mail systems  
Method and apparatus are disclosed for dedicating one or more second lines interconnecting a public/private communication system (PCS), such as a Private Branch Exchange (PBX), and a Voice Mail...
5384829 Digital computer platform for supporting telephone network applications  
A platform for supporting telephone network applications includes Network Interface Units (NIU) for interfacing between the telephone network and the platform. A disk storage system stores voice...
5375161 Telephone control system with branch routing  
A method and apparatus for processing incoming telephone calls to a telephone control system. The apparatus includes a memory for storing electronic signals including signals representative of...
5361295 Anonymous interactive telephone system  
An anonymous interactive telephone system for connecting a caller to a subscriber without divulging the identity or telephone number of either unless voluntarily revealed. The subscriber publishes...
5329579 Modular adjunct processor made of identical multi-function modules adaptable under direction of one of them to perform any of the adjunct-processor functions  
A voice-mail system (10) is assembled from one (100) or more (100-102) programmable multi-function boards all of which are interchangeable and physically identical. The voice-mail system...
5313515 Call completion system with message writing indication upon registration of mobile with basestation  
A cellular telephone network comprising an exchange (101) and a voice messaging center (102) connected to the exchange, the exchange being connectable to a plurality of cellular telephones (103),...
5311576 Adjunct processor embedded in a switching system  
An adjunct processor (100) is embedded in a telecommunications switching system (10) wherein port circuits (106-108) are interconnected with each other and with a control processor (101) by a TDM...
5278897 Smart internodal transfer for subscriber access in multinode voice messaging systems  
Method for providing smart, internodal transfer for subscriber access which enables a subscriber who inputs a subscriber access number at a node in a multinode voice messaging system which is...
5260986 Group notification service and system  
Disclosed is a method of utilizing a public switched telecommunications network which includes a voice messaging system (VMS) to provide a reliable and flexible notification service to deliver to...
5260990 Multiple integrations unit for coupling different switching systems to a message storage system  
The present invention is an apparatus that receives various types of call record information when a called number is busy or does not answer, and converts the call record information into uniform...
5222124 PBX system communications device  
A PBX communications device is disclosed. The PBX communications device permits communication between a PBX and an adjunct processor. The present invention uses direct communications with a PBX...
5220599 Communication terminal apparatus and its control method with party identification and notification features  
A communication terminal apparatus connected to an integrated services digital network to transmit data from an outgoing call office to an incoming call office and a method of controlling the...
5199062 Telephone communications system including a digital telephone switch, a voice response unit and a stored program sequence for controlling both the switch and the voice response unit  
The present invention relates to a telephone communication system which includes a telephone switch having a plurality of incoming and outgoing lines for switching calls therebetween, an audio...
5195128 Communication system, particularly a telephone communication system  
Communication system, particularly a telephone communication system. The communication system has a controller (CC, CVSM) and a first central memory (SP, RAM) that accepts messages, particularly...
5185781 Automation of telephone operator assistance calls  
This invention relates to methods and apparatus for automatically processing operator assistance calls. A caller is connected to an automated operator position. The automated position has speech...
5181236 Automatic call returning method for call distributor with message record capability  
A method of automatically returning calls to callers (18) who have recorded a message in an ACD mail (22C) controlled message bin (22D) of a voice response unit (22) in response to a stored...
5172404 System for coupling telephone answering device and voice mail apparatus together  
A system combines a telephone answering device, or TAD, installed at each subscriber's premises and a voice mail center station. When IC memory is used as recording media of the TAD to record...
5163050 Configurable parameter DTMF detector  
In a digital messaging system (10), an apparatus (37) and method for determining whether a DTMF (Dual Tone Multi Frequency) digit is present on an input signal (11,12). A heuristics engine (37)...
5153905 Priority voice message delivery system  
Apparatus for use in a dictation system of the type having a central voice message store for receiving and storing messages dictated by an author and for selectively playing back stored messages...
5151929 Computer-controlled radio-paging and telephone communication using recorded voice messages  
A method of and apparatus for notifying a remote subscriber of a caller's attempted communication by a communication system accepting and recognizing a call for a subscriber, paging the...
5150399 Public telephone interface and method of operating the same  
Voice message storage from a first plurality of telephones, such as a plurality of coin operated pay phones, is provided by a multiprocessor system including a CPU, a software driven line card...
5146488 Multi-media response control system  
The kind of medium owned by a user is stored in a service center system and a medium is determined by a request from the transmitting side in accordance with an inquiry to a receiver. Where a...
5144648 Method and apparatus for processing pages  
A paging system includes a digital switch, an interface processor, and a central computer. The interface processor voice prompts a caller to input a desired function code and in response, performs...
5131024 Method and apparatus for providing proactive call services following call completion  
The present invention describes an apparatus for use in a telephone network having a calling station connectable to a first switch means and a called station connectable to a second switch means,...
5117451 Interface to and operation of a voice messaging system  
A voice messaging system for use with a telephone system. The preferred embodiment comprises a voice messaging system which interfaces to a PBX through a feature phone interface, the voice...
5063588 Communication system providing automatic identification of calling parties  
The identity of a calling subscriber unit (106) is provided to a called subscriber unit(s) (106') by requiring the calling subscriber to identify itself (112) to a central station (102 and 104a-c)...
5058152 Anonymous interactive telephone system having direct connect feature  
A method and apparatus for establishing telephone communications between anonymous service subscribers and responding callers over public telephone lines employing the Direct Inward Dialing (DID)...
5058150 Automatic answering method for a vehicle radio-telephone and device therefor  
An automatic answering device for a vehicle radio-telephone has a voice synthesizing circuit for synthesizing and delivering three different selectable digitally stored answering messages to...
5033077 Voice message delivery to unattended station  
Apparatus for apprising an unattended station of the presence of a voice message awaiting retrieval from a voice mail system. The voice mail system is connected to the unattended station, as by...
5031206 Method and apparatus for identifying words entered on DTMF pushbuttons  
The identity of a word entered on DTMF (Dual Tone Multi-Frequency) pushbuttons is determined by identifying letters according to their frequency in groups of 2s and 3s and up to n-letter groups....
5029199 Distributed control and storage for a large capacity messaging system  
The present invention provides a distributed architecture that includes multiple voice processing unit each designated as a home unit for a subscriber's messages. An incoming call is...
5027384 Personalized automatic call routing  
A user programmable telecommunication system for allowing calling parties to select optional call completion destinations during busy and no-answer status conditions. A telephone user can program...
5020095 Interactive call distribution processor  
Call processing apparatus for queuing calling parties waiting to be connected to a service position, and for calculating queue position data or wait time data and transmitting the queue data to...
5007077 Coin telephone message and management system  
A coin telephone message and management system is provided for use at a central office location of a telephone system with a plurality of conventional remotely located coin telephone stations and...
5003575 Method and apparatus for storing and forwarding voice signals with controlled access  
A method and apparatus for storing and forwarding voice signals wherein a user has increased control and flexibility in distributing voice signals. In one embodiment the originator of a stored...
4998272 Personal voice mail system  
A personal voice mail system adapted to be connected to a standard touch tone telephone. This system would allow a subscriber to prerecord a message to be delivered to one or more called parties...
4996704 Electronic messaging systems with additional message storage capability  
The present electronic messaging system allows a system subscribed to record a plurality of "customized" announcement messages. Each such message is associated with at least one calling party....
4980908 Voice-switched gain control for voice communication equipment connected to telephone lines  
Particularly though not exclusively for use in voice communication equipment concerned with voice storage and playback along telephone lines and having the extended networking facility for host...
4961216 Telephone answering and paging system  
A telephone answering system for receiving calls from a caller and forwarding caller information to an owner's telephone. An automatic message center which provides instructions to a caller via...
4941167 Telephone system with customized central message center  
A telephone system employs a novel message system for calling parties. The switch controller includes selectable and programmable announcement machines, while the telephone devices include...
4939771 Attendant-controlled call message delivery system and method  
A Call Message Delivery system (CDS) enables an attendant to control the delivery of a recorded call message from a caller to a specified party at a called station. The CDS alerts the attendant at...
4933965 Short time validity storage of a billing account number at a local telecommunications station  
A telephone system and method of operation are disclosed which use a microprocessor control system (10), a speech generator (34) and speech memory (46) to interact with a calling party placing a...

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