System and method for instant VoIP messaging

  • US 8,199,747 B2
  • Filed: 03/04/2009
  • Issued: 06/12/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/18/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
Patent Images

1. A method for instant voice messaging over a packet-switched network, the method comprising:

  • generating an instant voice message, wherein generating includes recording the instant voice message in an audio file and attaching one or more files to the audio file;

    transmitting the instant voice message having one or more recipients;

    receiving an instant voice message when a recipient is available; and

    receiving a temporarily stored instant voice message when a recipient becomes available, wherein the instant voice message is temporarily stored when at least one recipient is unavailable.

View all claims
  • 4 Assignments
Timeline View
Assignment View