PAGER WITH RECEIVING CAPABILITIES WHILE OFF
Original Publication Date: 1991-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Dec-10
A problem in paging today is that you can not receive pages when the pager is off. People are becoming more aware of battery life and products are offering battery savings options such as auto on/off to encourage the user to conserve battery life by turning the pager off. The choice to the useT has been battery life or having the pager on at all times so as not to miss any pages. Therefore, the customer who chooses battery life can miss emergency pages.