05303343 is referenced by 74 patents and cites 7 patents.

A multi-medium store-and-forward exchange apparatus is connected to a plurality of line networks to convert a data received from a data originator terminal into another sort of data corresponding in attribute to another sort of line network and to transmit the converted data to a destination terminal. When the destination terminal does not handle the data to be transmitted from the data originator terminal, the store-and-forward exchange apparatus converts the data into another sort of data which can be handled at the destination terminal, and then transmits the converted data from its network controller in the apparatus. Further, an identification data of a terminal is registered to which a data arrival is announced at the time of the data reception in the form of a medium (voice, character or picture data) message previously prepared in the store-and-forward exchange apparatus. Identification data are allocated to individual system users, each user determines a terminal to be used depending on the attribute of the data to be transmitted, and the data to be transmitted is transmitted to the terminal.

Multi-medium store-and-forward exchange apparatus and method of controlling the apparatus
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Publication Number
Application Date
September 20, 1990
Publication Date
April 12, 1994
Hiroyuki Watanabe
Kouichi Ohya
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
G06F 13/38
G06F 15/16
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