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Method and System for Setting up Multi-way Telephonic Call between Multiple Users

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000200016D
Publication Date: 2010-Sep-23
Document File: 1 page(s) / 20K

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Abstract

A method and system for setting up a multi-way telephonic call between multiple users is disclosed. The method and system enables a user to specify multiple people at once on a telephonic device with whom the user aims to establish a multi-way telephonic call.

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Method and System for Setting up Multi -way Telephonic Call between Multiple Users

Disclosed is a method and system for setting up a multi-way telephonic call between multiple users is disclosed. The method and system involves enabling a user to specify multiple persons at once on a telephonic device with whom the user aims specify a multi-way telephonic call.

The method involves taking input from a user about multiple people with whom the user wants to establish a call. The input may be taken from the user over an interface on a telephonic device. Based on the input, contact number of each person is dialed in background. Further, information about people with whom connection has been established is displayed dynamically to the user. For example, consider that a User-A wants to establish a call with User-B, User-C, and User-D. User-A provides an input on a telephonic device about establishing call with User-B, User-C, and User-D. Thereafter, contact numbers of User-B, User-C, and User-D are dialed consecutively from the telephonic device of User-A in background. Further, connection status of User-B, User-C, and User-D is displayed to User-A. The connection status will include information, such as '2 of 4 people online, calling other 2 people'. As connection with all users is established, the connection status may indicate that 'everyone is online' and discussion may be started.

In a scenario, the user may be provided a speed dial feature to establish a call with...