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Recorded Voice Announcement System

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000069867D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Hunt, RE Jenkins, WM Whitehead, VE [+details]

Abstract

This article relates to a mechanism and associated circuitry for adding a telephone answering capability to a disk cartridge dictating machine, such as that described in U. S. Patent 3,789,160, by including a fixed disk in the machine on which is recorded a personalized voice announcement for incoming calls. The mechanism provides for loading fresh disks for each caller to leave a message with complete privacy.