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PAGER HAVING INTEGRATED CALLING CARD RECORDING DEVICE

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000007282D
Original Publication Date: 1994-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Mar-11
Document File: 1 page(s) / 57K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Mostafa Hedayatnia: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

Messages received by a pager can be saved to a additional magnetic strip or tape, or an additional magnetic strip or tape of a calling card using a mag- recording track on an existing strip or tape. The netic recording head located inside the pager, as magnetic strip is used to store message information, shown in Figure 1 below. The calling card is similar such as a telephone number, which is received by to a credit card or telephone calling card with an the pager.

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MOlOROLA Technical Developments Volume 23 October 1994

PAGER HAVING INTEGRATED CALLING CARD RECORDING DEVICE

by Mostafa Hedayatnia and Phil Macnak

  Messages received by a pager can be saved to a additional magnetic strip or tape, or an additional magnetic strip or tape of a calling card using a mag- recording track on an existing strip or tape. The netic recording head located inside the pager, as magnetic strip is used to store message information, shown in Figure 1 below. The calling card is similar such as a telephone number, which is received by to a credit card or telephone calling card with an the pager.

Figure 1

  The received message information can be read in Figure 2 below by sliding the calling card through normally using the display. When the received mes- the slot located on the pager, as shown in Figure 1 sage is a telephone number identifying a party to above. The magnetic stip can also contain informa- call, the telephone number can be recorded onto tion on the card/pager holder/owner, such as a pre- the magnetic strip using write circuitry such as shown stored telephone billing account number.

Figure 2

  The calling card can be adapted for use with a public telephone, having a card reader. By sliding the calling card through a public telephone card reader, the telephone number which was received by the pager and was transferred to the calling card will be read together with the pre-stored telephone billing account number, enabling the telephone nu...