04554418 is referenced by 291 patents and cites 23 patents.

An information monitoring and notification method and apparatus is provided which may monitor many forms of changing data input, such as market and stock market information, and notify a user or users in near real time of the occurrence of identified events of interest. The system and method require no affirmative monitoring or interrogation by the user, and require no specialized equipment to be in the possession of individual users. Intelligence is provided permitting adaptive monitoring of the input data, maximizing the efficiency and reliability of the user contact and notification. Notification is made, for example, via the telephone utility directly to the user by means of a voice synthesized message.

Title
Information monitoring and notification method and apparatus
Application Number
6/495070
Publication Number
4554418
Application Date
May 16, 1983
Publication Date
November 19, 1985
Inventor
Frank C Toy
211 Chelsea Cir., Lake Villa, 60046
IL, US
Agent
Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson & Lione
IPC
H04M 1/274
H04M 11/00
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