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Method and System for Delivering Voice/Text Messages Based on Location of Users

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000198957D
Publication Date: 2010-Aug-18
Document File: 3 page(s) / 105K

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Abstract

A method and system for delivering voice/text messages to users based on location of the users is disclosed.

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Method and System for Delivering Voice /Text Messages Based on Location of Users Disclosed is a method and system for delivering voice/text messages to users based on

location of the users. The method involves enabling a caller to record a message in a

centralized location, which may be managed by a service provider.

A block diagram illustrating a process of recording the message by a caller is shown in

Fig. 1.

FIGURE 1

As shown in Fig. 1, the caller provides details associated with the recorded message to

the service provider. These details include time when the message is to be sent, one or

more locations where a recipient should be to receive the message, and destination

number for delivery of the message. The caller may specify specific information

corresponding to the one or more locations of the recipient. For example, the caller

may specify that the message should not be delivered if the recipient is in a meeting, or

the message should be delivered as the recipient enters a grocery store.

The caller may also select one or more choices to be executed in case the destination

number is not available. Based on the details provided by the caller, the service

provider may associate the message with a priority and a time zone of the area code of

the caller's number. Upon receiving all the details from the caller, the service provider

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delivers the message to the recipient accordingly.

A flow diagram illustrating process of delivery of messages by a service provider is

shown in Fig. 2.

FIGURE 2

As shown in Fig. 2, the service provider delivers the message on a scheduled time at a

specified location of the recipient. Further, the service provider considers an assigned

priority and a time zone of the recipient while delivering the message.

In order to deliver the message, the service provider tries to reach the destination

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number. In case the call is answered, then the message is delivered. However, in case

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