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TELEPHONE MESSAGE PRINTER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000025581D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04
Document File: 2 page(s) / 76K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A telephone message printer 10 for telephone receptionists shown an the figure comprises a housing 12 containing a supported roll 14 of blank telephone message forms The form tape 16 IS fed from roll 14 around abutment 18 and over platen 20, through thermal printer 22 to knife edge 24 where the individual forms may be torn off along a preformed perforated lines between each form At platen 20, there IS provided a message window 26 wherein a receptionist can write in, by hand with a pen, data relating to a received telephone call The data written by the receptionist, for example, would be a message to be conveyed by the caller to the person called or the location of message on a file server or a voice server The message can be the conversation between the receptionist and the caller OF a voice message left by the caller and logged onto the voice server

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

TELEPHONE MESSAGE PRINTER Proposed Classification Ted Kaehler U.S.Cl 178/4

Int. C1 H041 15/34

A telephone message printer 10 for telephone receptionists shown an the figure comprises a housing 12 containing a supported roll 14 of blank telephone message forms The form tape 16 IS fed from roll 14 around abutment 18 and over platen 20, through thermal printer 22 to knife edge 24 where the individual forms may be torn off along a preformed perforated lines between each form At platen 20, there IS provided a message window 26 wherein a receptionist can write in, by hand with a pen, data relating to a received telephone call The data written by the receptionist, for example, would be a message to be conveyed by the caller to the person called or the location of message on a file server or a voice server The message can be the conversation between the receptionist and the caller OF a voice message left by the caller and logged onto the voice server

Window 26 is followed by exposure of the message form to thermal print head 28 and backup platen 30 which automatically prints message data known to the PBX system in appropriate designated areas of the message form The PBX message data would include (1) the name of the person calling, (2) the number of the Person calling, (3) the date of the call, (4) the time of the call, and (5) the identification number for retrieval of the message from a voice file server,

Volume 11 Number 3 May/June I986 LO7

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