Method and System for Delivering Voice/Text Messages Based on Location of Users
Publication Date: 2010-Aug-18
The IP.com Prior Art Database
A method and system for delivering voice/text messages to users based on location of the users is disclosed.
Method and System for Delivering Voice /Text Messages Based on Location of Users Disclosed is a method and system for delivering voice/text messages to users based on
location of the users. The method involves enabling a caller to record a message in a
centralized location, which may be managed by a service provider.
A block diagram illustrating a process of recording the message by a caller is shown in
As shown in Fig. 1, the caller provides details associated with the recorded message to
the service provider. These details include time when the message is to be sent, one or
more locations where a recipient should be to receive the message, and destination
number for delivery of the message. The caller may specify specific information
corresponding to the one or more locations of the recipient. For example, the caller
may specify that the message should not be delivered if the recipient is in a meeting, or
the message should be delivered as the recipient enters a grocery store.
The caller may also select one or more choices to be executed in case the destination
number is not available. Based on the details provided by the caller, the service
provider may associate the message with a priority and a time zone of the area code of
the caller's number. Upon receiving all the details from the caller, the service provider
delivers the message to the recipient accordingly.
A flow diagram illustrating process of delivery of messages by a service provider is
shown in Fig. 2.
As shown in Fig. 2, the service provider delivers the message on a scheduled time at a
specified location of the recipient. Further, the service provider considers an assigned
priority and a time zone of the recipient while delivering the message.
In order to deliver the message, the service provider tries to reach the destination
number. In case the call is answered, then the message is delivered. However, in case