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An integrated services platform for a telephone communication system includes a plurality of application processing ports for providing different types of information services through the telephone communication system. A master control unit and a high speed digital switch control processing of incoming phone calls to recognize the type of service being requested by a subscriber and non-subscriber, and route the call to the appropriate application processing port which is capable of providing the requested service. Application processing ports can be provided to implement a number of information services including videotex, voice, speech synthesis, E-mail, facsimile store and forward, speech recognition, telex, residential call answering, business voice messaging, home shopping, classified advertising, trucking dispatch, doctor's register and automated attendant. In this manner, a centrally located services platform can be provided to provide a number of different types of service to the user.

Title
Integrated services platform for telephone communication system
Application Number
7/594648
Publication Number
5193110
Application Date
October 9, 1990
Publication Date
March 9, 1993
Inventor
Richard E Cohen
Somerville
MA, US
Donald F Picard
Medford
MA, US
Amitava Mukherjee
Boston
MA, US
Allen T Arumainayagam
Malden
MA, US
Scott A Jones
Prides Crossing
MA, US
Agent
Staas & Halsey
Assignee
Boston Technology Incorporated
MA, US
IPC
H04T 3/12
H04M 7/00
H04M 3/42
H04M 1/64
H04M 11/00
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