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Method for real-time Remote Information in Case of Receiving a Call or Message on a Mobile Phone

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000010198D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Nov-04
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Nov-04
Document File: 2 page(s) / 25K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Joern Walter: AUTHOR

Abstract

For a user of a mobile phone it would be a help to receive remote call information and to receive or transmit messages without looking for the mobile, when it is not to hand.

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Method for real-time Remote Information in Case of Receiving a Call or Message on a Mobile Phone

by Joern Walter

Abstract

For a user of a mobile phone it would be a help to receive remote call information and to receive or transmit messages without looking for the mobile, when it is not to hand.

Introduction

This paper describes improvements in the field of usage of mobile phones.

Problem To Be Solved

Today almost everybody uses a mobile phone. If the user receives a call or message, then the user normally is provided with some indication of this. The typical reaction of the user is, that he searches for the mobile, takes it in his hands, and needs to take a look at it, in order to get more information.

The user will be looking for such further information as the number of the person who is calling, or even the name. Then the user can decide, if he wants to answer the call immediately or not.

If it is a message (e.g. SMS), the same procedure is necessary in order to get more information. Then the user is able to decide if the message is urgent information, or not.

Often the described action is disturbing (e.g. in a conference), takes some time, and is an unwanted interruption for the user.

Proposed Solution to the Problem

If you are the user of a mobile phone, and you are using other electronic devices in parallel, the idea will be of help: Electronic devices, which are additionally in use, like a PC, laptop, notebook, PDA, watch, etc., are embedded systems. These have a mic...