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Connectivity Application for Voice Over IP Telephones or Networking Phones

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000033910D
Original Publication Date: 2005-Jan-04
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-04
Document File: 2 page(s) / 32K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is an application that offers the same capabilities of chat applications for telephones that use VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) technology. Currently, chat applications, like Instant Messenger, offer the user the ability to get a snap shot of who is available to chat.

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Connectivity Application for Voice Over IP Telephones or Networking Phones

The following is a list of some of the features of this application:

    - A buddy list that is incorparated into an instant messenger application and/or netmeeting

    - Identify users that are currently on the telephone - If the sender is waiting for someone to get off the phone (ex. camping on the line), the sender will get notification when the person is off the phone.

    - Identify users who do not want to be disturbed. When the user chooses this option the DND (Do Not Disturb) feature on their telephone is turned off or calls are automatically routed to voice mail.

  - Identify users who are away from their desk - Identify users who are at their desk but are routing calls to voice mail - Voice mail messages can be read as text on machines running the application. If the user is in a meeting, the user does not have to listen to the voicemail box. The sender will have the option to leave a voice mail message and/or send the receiver a text message. The receiver can immediately get notification when a voice mail message is left, and read the message while in a meeting. This will prevent the receiver from missing important phone calls. The sender ill also be able to mark the text message as urgent. The receiver will have the ability to save text messages in a file on their machines and forward the message to another application user or email the message to someone else.

  - The application will have a built in language translation feature. The sender can leave the message in your native langu...