2139457-A is referenced by 5 patents.
An interactive audio transaction terminal 10 is disclosed for transmitting data along a communication link to an approval center 12. A telephone 20 is connected to a terminal 10 which includes a processor 30 for controlling a speech synthesizer 32 and a storage memory 34. In operation, transaction data is generated using the dialer 24 of the telephone 20 and is entered into memory 34. The sequence of data entry is controlled through audio requests generated by the speech synthesizer 32 and supplied to the telephone 20. After the entry of the transaction data is complete, the processor 30 activates the communication link with the approval center 12 and transmits the data thereto.