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Electronic Telephone Secretary

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000049292D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Presson, RD [+details]

Abstract

This microprocessor-controlled communications system receives and delivers telephone messages automatically to provide the following services: 1. Make microprocessor-initiated telephone calls to subscribers in order to deliver messages to one or a list of telephone numbers. The microprocessor controls the auto-dialer to dial numbers stored in the memory, and delivers messages from the speech synthesizer or audio recorder. Calls may be of a general nature or specifically directed to recipient/caller by previous arrangement. 2. Record incoming messages or responses on audio recorder. 3. Initiate microprocessor-controlled repeat dialing of unanswered numbers until call is completed. 4. Deliver previously requested messages made by caller at designated time as a reminder service. 5.