US Patent No: 5,265,145

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Alphanumeric caller identification telephone

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An alphanumeric caller identification telephone is disclosed which has several advantages and novelties. Among them are that when certain predetermined incoming calls including a number or name are received, this apparatus can display not only the received number, but can also spell, speak or display the name of the caller. In addition, this apparatus can be set to ring, alert or even activate a plurality of control outputs when certain incoming calls including a number or name are received. The activation of alarm(s) and control output(s) can also be set during a predetermined time interval only. Furthermore, this phone has an infrared transmission system, which can transmit recorded data between units.

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CYBIOTRONICS LIMITEDQUARRY BAY10

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Lim, Boon C Flat B, 26th Floor, Begonia Mansion, Taikooshing, Quarry Bay, HK 1 151

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (7)
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