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Personalized Voice Mail

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015971D
Original Publication Date: 2002-May-19
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Business Need In future an increase of use of e-mails with acoustical (spoken) messages is expected. On one hand due to the use of dictation systems (e.g. IBM Via Voice ®) speech is revalued as an input to information technology systems. On the other hand an increasing number of applications allow the use of acoustical attachments (e.g. *.wav). Furthermore classical e-mail and SMS (short message services) is developing towards a mass communications system. It would be more practicable for many of the end users, if the output of e-mails and SMS would be in spoken instead of written form. Present Situation