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Method and System for providing Mood Specific Voice Mail

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000248077D
Publication Date: 2016-Oct-24
Document File: 1 page(s) / 39K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed to enable a voice mail system to play a voice mail greeting in a tone replicating a current mood of a callee (an owner of a device being called), based on the mood of the callee as detected by the system.

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Method and System for providing Mood Specific Voice Mail

The erstwhile voicemail systems, typically involves a voice mail greeting followed by an audio requesting a callee to "leave a message", when the callee does not receive a call from a caller. There exists a need for a system that informs a caller a current mood of a callee to enable the caller to leave an appropriate voice mail message .

Disclosed is a method and system that enables a voice mail system to play a voice mail greeting in a tone replicating a current mood of a callee (an owner of a device being called), based on the mood of the callee as detected by the system .

In accordance with the method and system, the system typically includes multiple voice mail greetings recorded by the owner of a phone (callee), wherein the multiple voice greetings are representative of different tones indicating different moods . Further, the system enables the owner to prioritize a list of callers, the list of callers being callers to be made aware of the owner's current mood.

On receiving a call from a caller, a voice mail system associated with the callee's phone detects the callee's current mood and selects an appropriate pre -recorded voice mail greeting, the voice mail greeting matching with the current mood of the owner . The current mood of the callee may be detected by utilizing a device to detect biometrics of the callee and may be further directed to the callee's device or the voicemail system directly. Af...