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Automatic SMS Generation Service

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000008701D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Jul-03
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jul-03
Document File: 2 page(s) / 25K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Salomon Serfaty: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

An automatic SMS generation from a cellular subscriber according to predefined location is presented.

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Automatic SMS Generation Service

by Salomon Serfaty and Gadi Shirazi

Abstract

An automatic SMS generation from a cellular subscriber according to predefined location is presented.

Introduction

Parents are constantly worried about the whereabouts of their children. In our modern life, kids go to school unaccompanied, to the local community center, etc.

Parents would like to make sure that their children have arrived to their final destination. They normally ask the children to call when they get there or call them by themselves to make sure that the child has arrived to the destination.

Problem To Be Solved

As mentioned, the child may be asked to contact the parent once it gets to the destination or the parent contacts the child to make sure he is there.

One of the problems with the first solution is that kids tend to forget to call home.

Proposed Solution to the Problem

We propose to add a new service (additional revenue to the operator) to cellular systems. We describe the service by means of an example.

Let assume that a parent is sending his child to school. We assume that both the parent and the child have a cellular subscriber. By means of a special application in the subscriber, which could be developed using some of the new techniques being introduced by subscriber manufacturers such as kJava and the like, the parent enters in the subscriber the geographical address of the destination of the child, together with the child subscriber phone number and possibly a time li...