Telephonic-interface statistical analysis system

  • US 5,684,863 A
  • Filed: 06/07/1995
  • Issued: 11/04/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/10/1985
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A process for controlling operations of an interface with a communication facility, said process including the steps of:

  • providing products carrying participation numbers specifying limits on use to entitle individual callers to access said operations of said interface with said communication facility;

    coupling remote terminals to said interface for providing voice signals to said individual callers as to provide vocal operating instructions to said individual callers;

    receiving digital identification data from said individual callers responsive to said voice signals including said participation numbers for said individual callers and answer data provided from said remote terminals under control of said individual callers;

    qualifying said individual callers by testing to determine if said individual callers are entitled to access said operations of the interface based on said limits on use specified by said participation numbers for said individual callers and accordingly providing approval signals for qualified individual callers;

    accessing a memory with said participation numbers for said individual callers and storing data relating to calls from said individual callers; and

    processing at least certain of said answer data responsive to said approval signals to isolate a subset of said individual callers.

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