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SMS Reading Confirmation

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000018429D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jul-23
Document File: 1 page(s) / 142K

Publishing Venue

Siemens

Related People

Haralampia Toga: AUTHOR

Abstract

Up to now there is only a sending confirmation for SMS (Short Message Service) and a confirmation that the message has arrived the mobile phone of the person to whom it was sent. But there is no possibi- lity to be informed that the message has been read by the receiver which is more important for the sender of the message.

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SMS Reading Confirmation

Idee: Haralampia Toga, GR-Athen

Up to now there is only a sending confirmation forSMS  (Short  Message  Service) and a confirmationthat the message has arrived the mobile phone of theperson to whom it was sent. But there is no possibi-lity to be informed that the message has been read bythe receiver which is more important for the senderof the message.

The idea is to create a new feature which allows tosend and to receive reading confirmations for SMS.So, the SMS exchange becomes a real communicati-on between persons with this feature which optimizesthe quality and reliability of mobile communicationservices.

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