Telephone interface call processing system with call selectivity

  • US 5,251,252 A
  • Filed: 10/21/1991
  • Issued: 10/05/1993
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/10/1985
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A telephone interface system for individually interfacing callers at a multitude of remote terminals for voice-digital communication through a telephone communication facility, said system comprising:

  • communication means for establishing telephone communication with currently active callers at certain of said terminals through said telephone communication facility;

    means for providing identification signals to said communication means indicative of said currently active callers;

    memory means for storing caller cues and use indications for said caller cues in relation to said callers as identified by said identification signals;

    cue means for receiving said caller cues to provide voice signals through said communication means to prompt responses from said currently active callers in the form of digital data signals; and

    means for selecting a caller cue for said currently active caller from said memory means for application to said cue means under control of said identification signals and said use indications in said memory means for said one of said currently active callers whereby to limit caller cues provided to individual callers for avoiding duplication.

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