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A PAGER WITH A LANGUAGE TRANSLATOR

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000007921D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-May-06
Document File: 1 page(s) / 44K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Cathal Timothy Breen: AUTHOR

Abstract

An enduser has received an alphanumeric mes- sage on a paging receiver in a strange language. Include language translation capability to receiver unit. A vocabulary ofwords and frequently used sen- tences in more than one language would allow the subscriber to decipher incoming messages and build sentences to send.

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M-LA Technical Developments

A PAGER WITH A LANGUAGE TRANSLATOR

by Cathal Timothy Breen

on more than one radio frequency. In fact, today in the US, system coverage is marketed for twin cities Offshore, more than one city or operating system will imply more than one language.

  Two way paging assumes as a fimdamental basic that the first recipient user understands the original alphanumeric message prior to using the response channel. Not all end users understand more than their mother tongue, hence the need for translation capability.

  The subscriber could both send a translated mes- sage or translate before calling a messaging bureau staffed by employees with knowledge of only the local language. Translation capability will no longer be merely a 'nice to have' option but a market requirement.

INTRODUCTION

An enduser has received an alphanumeric mes- sage on a paging receiver in a strange language.

DESCRIPTION

  Include language translation capability to receiver unit. A vocabulary ofwords and frequently used sen- tences in more than one language would allow the subscriber to decipher incoming messages and build sentences to send.

FUTURE APPLICATION

  Paging receivers will soon roam between differ- ent operating systems, similar to GSM telephones of today. The pagers will be synthesized to operate

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