Voice and data interface to a voice-mail service system

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PATENT NO 5003577
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07334050

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A user-access interface to a voice message service system (16) includes a voice channel (13) and a data channel (14). The data channel enables the user to interact with the voice-mail service system via a video terminal or display-equipped computer (11) and to print message headers on the terminal or display. The user can then visually scan the headers. The user can then listen to the messages or record new messages via the voice channel. The interactive interface between the terminal or computer and the voice message service system over the data channel is provided by a function (30) executing on the terminal or computer and a function (31) executing on the voice-message service system.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
AMERICAN TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANYMURRAY HILL, NJ1082
AT&T Bell LaboratoriesMURRAY HILL, NJ972
AT&T Information Systems Inc.MURRAY HILL, NJ1
AVAYA INC.BASKING RIDGE, NJ2871

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ertz, Douglas J Boulder, CO 4 309
Friedman, Larry A Boulder, CO 1 133
Katamura, William Lafayette, CO 2 338
Kwok, Cheuk W Sudbury, MA 1 133
Marinelli, David J Louisville, CO 5 373

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