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An electronic message forwarding system selectively forwards information to a plurality of different receiving device types. One or more user defined filters filter incoming messages, route the messages, and send the routed message to appropriate form converters to convert the message into a form appropriate to the receiving device type, such as e-mail, pager, facsimile, or telephone forwarding. In a preferred embodiment, a plurality of filters, router, and form converters may be used to perform a message classification, channel selection, and channel output control function.

Title
Method and system for sorting and forwarding electronic messages and other data
Application Number
9/231522
Publication Number
6442589 (B1)
Application Date
January 14, 1999
Publication Date
August 27, 2002
Inventor
Hitoshi Matsumoto
Los Gatos
CA, US
Tsuyoshi Hirao
San Jose
CA, US
Hirokatsu Araki
Cupertino
CA, US
Takeshi Kumazawa
Tokyo
US
Tadashi Takahashi
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Agent
Coudert Brothers
US
Assignee
Fujitsu
US
IPC
G06F 13/00
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