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9020111 Setting up a communication session within a wireless communications system  
In an embodiment, an originating communication device within a wireless communications system sends a call request to a server to initiate a communication session with a target communication...
8620278 Prioritizing voice mail  
In system and method of prioritizing a voice mail message, a voice mail message is received comprising caller information and chronological information, a voice mail priority is associated with...
8572170 System and method for leaving and retrieving electronic message notes  
Methods and apparatus for allowing a message to be left for an expected user of a network application are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a method includes determining when a first user...
8019056 Interactive pre-programmed voice response system  
As apparatus for responding silently to incoming calls in a communication system. Such an apparatus provides the capability to respond to incoming calls in the communication system which could be,...
7934148 Systems and method for storing, delivering, and managing messages  
Systems and methods are provided for storing a mark-up language file and delivering the file from a network server to a user's computer via a packet switched data network using a hyper-text...
7437287 Apparatus and method for voice recognition and displaying of characters in mobile telecommunication system  
An apparatus and method for speech recognition and character displaying in a mobile telecommunication system. In a speech recognition and character displaying apparatus for a mobile phone, an RF...
7110520 Method and system for directory assistance services  
A mobile telephone, or personal communication services subscriber who wishes directory assistance services is connected in the conventional manner to an operator who identifies a destination...
7062437 Audio renderings for expressing non-audio nuances  
Methods, systems, computer program products, and methods of doing business by adapting audio renderings of non-audio messages (for example, e-mail messages that are processed by a text-to-speech...
7003327 Heuristically assisted user interface for a wireless communication device  
A method and apparatus for implementing a heuristic user interface for a mobile device that assists a user with the management and utilization of contact identifiers (e.g. phone numbers, facsimile...
6990183 Multiple platform voice processing system with optimized resource allocation  
A call processing system is disclosed wherein plural platforms are populated with plural voice boards. Each board on the different platforms is populated with different resources, and resources...
6975875 Paging system  
A paging system includes a private branch exchange telephone system (2) having a number of registered users (7). Each registered user (7) is associated with a unique identification code and,...
6870908 Voice storage device and incoming call answering system  
According to the present invention, a voice storage device includes a port control unit for monitoring a service state of a port of a PBX extension circuit, and a private branch exchange is...
6718014 Discrete stress-reducing human-telecommunications interface  
A telecommunication interface provides a user or recipient with the capability of a reduced-stressed environment. In particular, the telecommunication interface is interfaced with a telephone...
6687339 Controller for use with communications systems for converting a voice message to a text message  
The principles of the present invention introduce non-realtime messaging systems (and controllers for use therewith) that are capable of converting received oral messages from callers into at...
6674841 Method and apparatus in a data processing system for an asynchronous context switching mechanism  
A method and apparatus in a data processing system for asynchronous context switching. Requests of graphics processes are received to process graphics data for display in a queue in the graphics...
6542584 Digital telephone system with automatic voice mail redirection  
A telephone system including a process for redirection of voice mail messages to another voice mail box after a predetermined time or after a predetermined number of attempts at notification by...
6449357 Queuing status reporting apparatus  
A queuing status reporting apparatus delivers a report tailored to the type of a remote contact device being specified by a call-reserving user. If the contact device is a paging receiver, a...
6430272 Message switching apparatus for processing message according to message processing procedure  
A plurality of motive-procedure sets respectively composed of a motive, a condition and a procedure of a message processing edited according to user's intention are stored in advance for each...
6411682 Computer controlled paging and telephone communication system and method  
The invention provides a method and an apparatus for placing a caller into telecommunication with a subscriber. A call from the caller, directed to the subscriber, is detected and, in response...
6335963 System and method for providing notification of a received electronic mail message  
An electronic mail system provides a user with notification of a received e-mail message without requiring the user to call into their e-mail service provider. A user registers with an e-mail...
6313734 Voice synthesis of e-mail for delivery to voice pager or voice mail  
A voice paging system includes a computer for receiving an electronically transmitted text message and controlling the voice paging system, a text-to-voice converter for converting the text...
6275577 Call handling  
A method of routing an incoming telephone call to a called party having plural telephone numbers in which a telephone call for the called party is received at a switching system, and automatically...
6236716 Call parking and paging system and method of operation  
A call parking and paging system includes a call parking entity and a paging entity. The call parking entity receives a call and automatically parks the call, in some operations against a...
6160995 Method and system for uniform call termination treatment in a global communications network  
The present invention provides a method for uniform call termination treatment in a global telecommunications network, the network including subscribers and wireless subscriber units. The method...
6148064 Method and apparatus for alerting a communication unit in a communication system  
A calling communication unit (210) transmits a dispatch communication request to a communication infrastructure (202). The dispatch communication request includes at least a dispatch...
6058164 Mode-switchable telephone and mode setting and switching methods for the same  
The present invention relates to a mode-switchable telephone and mode setting and switching methods for the telephone. The mode-switchable telephone has a comparing unit which compares a value of...
6031896 Real-time voicemail monitoring and call control over the internet  
A communication system that provides call connections and voice mail service to telephone devices. With this system, a called party has the ability to monitor and control an incoming voice mail...
6014429 Two-way wireless messaging system with transaction server  
A two-way wireless messaging system has a messaging network, and a two-way messaging device that originates, receives and replies to messages having dynamic message components to and from the...
5995597 E-mail processing system and method  
The method is implemented using a mail program running on a host computer which receives incoming electronic messages. An authorized user queries a user data profile and generates a series of...
5949866 Communications system for establishing a communication channel on the basis of a functional role or task  
A communications system is provided having first storage means for storing a role identifier identifying a functional role, the names of one or more people able to fulfill such a functional role,...
5944786 Automatic notification of receipt of electronic mail (e-mail) via telephone system without requiring log-on to e-mail server  
The automatic e-mail notification system provides for the automatic notification of an e-mail recipient of the presence of e-mail in the recipient's e-mail box on a remote e-mail server. The...
5943607 Automatically notifying messaging device users of selected incoming calls to a telephone set  
A telephone set automatically transmits a paging message to notify a user that a call from a selected caller has been received. In one embodiment, the telephone set transmits the paging message to...
5933488 Automated method and arrangement for integrating a telephone system with an announcement system  
A method and arrangement of utilizing an announcement system to provide paging capability for a facility includes automating the integration of a telephone switch, a voicemail system, and an...
5894506 Method and apparatus for generating and communicating messages between subscribers to an electronic messaging network  
An electronic messaging network comprises a network operation center and plural message terminals, all including memories for storing corresponding files of canned messages and associated message...
5893032 Mobile communication subscriber apparatus and method for setting a function of answering machine  
A mobile communication subscriber apparatus such as a portable phone allows its user to make prompt contact with someone who places a call to a specific phone served as a local base station to the...
5862473 Relay apparatus for pagers  
A relay apparatus requests entry of a pager number of a person, when the person either accessed a pager through dialing or accessed the relay apparatus through a telephone line. If the pager...
5764731 Enhanced system for transferring, storing and using signaling information in a switched telephone network  
A system includes a telephone and a distant device. The distant device contains one or more telephone numbers which are later to be dialed at the telephone. The telephone numbers are transmitted...
5761271 Telephone answering device with improved pager access feature  
A telephone answering device, having an automatic page feature for automatically paging a user after a message has been recorded thereon, is programmed to dial the telephone number of a paging...
5724410 Two-way voice messaging terminal having a speech to text converter  
A two-way voice messaging terminal for communicating with a receiving terminal which may or may not be capable of reproducing a voice message transmitted from the voice messaging terminal. A voice...
5712901 Automatic voice/text translation of phone mail messages  
A system for providing phone mail service for customers using either conventional voice telephones or text telephone units. The system of the present invention includes a phone mail unit for...
5706211 Message communications system  
A messaging system (10) is provided that comprises an RF transmission system (12). The RF transmission system (12) comprises an RF control system (14) which receives message traffic from a...
5546442 Method and apparatus for use in completing telephone calls  
We have recognized that in the prior art, to insure that there is at least some communication between the calling and called parties, when the called party is unavailable to take a call, the...
5524279 Method and apparatus for improving perceived quality of a stored voice message in a communication receiver  
A method and apparatus improves the perceived quality of a voice message received in a radio signal by a radio communication receiver (108) having voice storage capability and operating in a...
5510907 Facsimile apparatus having urgency message transmission function  
A facsimile apparatus includes: a memory unit for storing subscriber number records indicating destination stations for urgency message transmission, and for storing voice and image urgency...
5479491 Integrated voice-mail based voice and information processing system  
An innovative "one-stop" full service telephone call/communications handling system combining voice mail, voice recognition, database handling and networking features into an integrated system...
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...
5455579 Digitized stored voice paging receiver  
A paging receiver device and method are disclosed in which analog information transmitted from an external source such as a paging transmitter are received and decoded. The analog information...
5448618 Emergency mobilization system  
An emergency mobilization system and a method of emergency mobilization is disclosed. The system includes a network of mobilization devices each including apparatus For producing messages and...
5434910 Method and system for providing multimedia substitution in messaging systems  
The present invention provides a method and system for creating a specific audio message for playback, in a data processing system. The data processing system has a multitude of diverse data...
5432844 Shared line answering system with enhanced extension device features  
A system of telephone answering devices includes a master telephone answering device (MTAD) and at least one (and often a plurality) of extension telephone answering devices (ETADs). If a...

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