Broadcast alerting message aggregator/gateway system and method

  • US 9,136,954 B2
  • Filed: 05/06/2013
  • Issued: 09/15/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/13/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A message broadcast system for collecting broadcast messages from a plurality of broadcast message originators and providing a broadcast message to one or more of a plurality of broadcast message transmission systems for broadcasting to a plurality of user devices located within a geographically defined broadcast target area, the system comprising:

  • a broadcast message management system communicatively coupled for receiving broadcast message requests from a plurality of coupled broadcast agent message origination systems, the broadcast message management system storing a broadcast message jurisdiction authority for each broadcast agent of each coupled broadcast agent message origination system, each broadcast message request being from a different originating broadcast agent associated with one of the coupled broadcast agent message origination systems, each broadcast message request including a broadcast agent identification uniquely identifying the broadcast agent originating the broadcast message request, the geographically defined broadcast target area, and a broadcast message, for each received broadcast message request of the broadcast message management system, verifying the broadcast message request to provide a verified broadcast message, the verifying being a function of the broadcast agent identification of the broadcast message request, and an authority of the originating broadcast agent to send the broadcast message of the broadcast message request to the broadcast target area of the broadcast message request, the verifying ensuring the stored broadcast message jurisdiction of the originating broadcast agent includes the broadcast target area of each broadcast message request,for each verified broadcast message request, the broadcast message management system further determining two or more of the broadcast message transmission systems serving at least a portion of the broadcast target area for the broadcast message request, and transmitting the broadcast message and the broadcast target area of the verified broadcast message request to the determined two or more broadcast message transmission systems.

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