Global Patent Index - EP 1040637 A1

EP 1040637 A1 2000-10-04 - AUTOMATIC ANSWERING TELEPHONE ACCESSIBLE TO INTERNET

Title (en)

AUTOMATIC ANSWERING TELEPHONE ACCESSIBLE TO INTERNET

Title (de)

AUTOMATISCHER TELEFONANRUFBEANTWORTER MIT ZUGANG ZU INTERNET

Title (fr)

REPONDEUR TELEPHONIQUE AUTOMATIQUE ACCESSIBLE A L'INTERNET

Publication

EP 1040637 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99909371 A

Priority

  • KR 9900129 W
  • KR 19980048289 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0028719A1] The present invention relates to an automatic answering telephone accessible to Internet. The present invention is provided to allow an automatic answering telephone to access the Internet and transmit voice data recorded therein to an Internet mail server by way of an e-mail. The present invention is provided for an automatic answering telephone so as to send a user's prerecorded announcement to a caller, store a voice signal of the caller, and transmit the stored voice signal to a mail server when there is an incoming call during the user's absence. The automatic answering telephone accessible to the Internet according to the present invention comprises: an analog to digital converter (316) for converting the caller's voice signal to a digital signal; a storage unit (318) for storing the digital voice signal received from the analog to digital converter (316); an e-mail generator (326) for generating an e-mail from the voice signal stored in the storage unit (318); and a transmitter (324) for transmitting the e-mail to the Internet mail server.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

H04M 1/64; H04M 3/50

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04M 1/253 (2006.01); H04M 1/65 (2006.01); H04M 3/533 (2006.01); H04M 7/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04M 1/2535 (2013.01); H04M 1/6505 (2013.01); H04M 3/533 (2013.01); H04M 7/0054 (2013.01); H04M 3/53325 (2013.01); H04M 2201/60 (2013.01); H04M 2203/4536 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0028719A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 0028719 A1 20000518; AU 2858699 A 20000529; EP 1040637 A1 20001004

INPADOC legal status


2002-04-10 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20010902

2000-10-04 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000627

2000-10-04 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE