Facsimile to E-mail communication system

  • US 8,547,601 B2
  • Filed: 06/15/2011
  • Issued: 10/01/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/15/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An Internet based server system, comprising:

  • a facsimile-to-e-mail server in communication with at least one communication network, wherein the facsimile-to-e-mail server is configured to—

    receive facsimile information from a facsimile device in communication with the server;

    receive a destination e-mail address for the facsimile information from the facsimile device, wherein the destination e-mail address is received in and interpreted from an alphanumeric form;

    convert the received facsimile information into a computer readable image file;

    attach the computer readable image file to an e-mail message to be sent to the destination e-mail address; and

    send the facsimile information to the destination e-mail address via the communication network.

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