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REPLY TRANSMISSION AND TRANSFORMATION METHOD BETWEEN DISSIMILAR COMMUNICATION DEVICES

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000009734D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Sep-13

Publishing Venue

Motorola

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Authors:
Henry Wandt Donald J. Szczepanik

Abstract

Two-way pagers allow users to send and receive convenient retrieval of a reply message from the text messages to/from other users without the inter- two-way pager to the cellular or land line telephone. vention of an operator. These systems work well This method allows the convenient retrieval of these when both the sender and the receiver are using replies without requiring the original sender of the two-way devices. However, in the situation where page to initiate an action, such as calling an opera- the original sender of a page is using a telephone, no tor. current technology exists to enable the efficient and Uses 2 receives message and either creates or selects a reply + I I User 2 sends the reply to the communication system which transforms the text message into a voice meSSage 1 The communication system initiatesacalltoUserl's telephone and plays the transformed voice reply identiting it as User 2's reply Fig. 1 0 t.Iotomla, Inc. mxl 207 January 2ooo