Communication device that communicates events using compressed audio information

  • US 7,260,421 B2
  • Filed: 11/16/2005
  • Issued: 08/21/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/23/2002
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A system comprising:

  • a communication device, having a portable computer-driven part, accessing a file system that includes a plurality of files, each file being representative of a compressed version of a sound, and collectively having the capability of accessing any of said plurality of sounds,said portable computer driven part detecting an indication that there is an event in said communication device, detecting a type of said event,said portable computer detecting said type of said event by detecting an incoming call as a first event at a first time, and selecting and playing a first one of said compressed versions of said sounds responsive to detecting said incoming call as said first event to indicate said first event, and detecting an appointment reminder time as a second event at a second time, and selecting and playing a second one of said compressed versions of said sounds responsive to detecting said appointment reminder as said second event to indicate said second event.

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