Digital notification and response system

  • US 7,130,389 B1
  • Filed: 04/28/2005
  • Issued: 10/31/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/28/2005
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A digital notification and response system, comprising:

  • a. an administrator interface for preparing and transmitting a message from an administrator to at least one user contact device;

    b. a dynamic information database for storing the message, wherein the dynamic information database comprises;

    i. user contact data comprising;

    1. user contact device information; and

    2. user selected priority information that indicates a contact order for the user contact device;

    ii. user selected grouping information comprising;

    1. at least one group associated with each user contact device; and

    2. a priority order for contacting each user contact device within the group;

    iii. response data comprising;

    1. user response information that indicates individual user contact devices have received the message; and

    2. response information that indicates when insufficient user contact device information exists to contact the user contact devices;

    wherein the administrator initiates distribution of the message using the grouping information, priority information, and the priority order, and wherein the message is transmitted through at least two industry standard gateways simultaneously, wherein the two industry standard gateways are selected from the group consisting of;

    a SMTP gateway a SIP, an H.323, an ISDN gateway, a PSTN gateway, a softswitch, and combinations thereof, wherein the message is received by the at least one user contact device, and the at least one user contact device transmits a response through the industry standard gateways to the dynamic information database.

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