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EMERGENCY WARNING USING PAGER TECHNOLOGY

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014411D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Aug-25
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Advances in pager technology have resulted in dramatic cost reductions. The cost of pagers and services is now available for a couple of dollars a month. At these prices, there is a great market for these devices. The devices are also small enough to be integrated into other electronics, such as phones and PDAs. This invention is a new use of pager technology that allows authorities to pager/alert call individual homes