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Dialing Proxy Service Center

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015265D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Dec-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a proxy service for dialing a telephone number. Users of the service register their telephone number lists with the proxy service center. The users can make telephone calls merely by dialing the proxy service center. The users do not have to carry their telephone number lists. The service would be very useful for the blind, the elderly, and people who have heart pacemakers, because some of them can not use cellular phones (which include telephone number lists). The service is explained based on the user scenario below (See Fig. 1). 1) Users register their personal telephone number lists (e.g., telephone numbers of hospitals, grandchildren, etc.) to the proxy service center in advance. The following should be registered for each telephone number: