07193644 is referenced by 84 patents and cites 17 patents.

The invention is an audio-video communication and answering system that synergistically improves communication between an exterior and an interior of a business or residence and a remote location, enables messages to be stored and accessed from both locally and remotely, and enables viewing, listening, and recording from a remote location. The system's properties make it particularly suitable as a sophisticated door answering-messaging system. The system has a DVMS module on the exterior. The DVMS module has a proximity sensor, a video camera, a microphone, a speaker, an RF transmitter, and an RF receiver. The system also has a computerized controller with a graphic user interface DVMS database application. The computerized controller is in communication with a public switching telephone network, and an RF switching device. The RF switching device enables communication between the DVMS module and the computerized controller. The RF switching device can be in communication with other RF devices, such as a cell phone, PDA, or computer.

Title
Automated audio video messaging and answering system
Application Number
10/682185
Publication Number
7193644 (B2)
Application Date
October 9, 2003
Publication Date
March 20, 2007
Inventor
Ronald Carter
Matthews
NC, US
Agent
James D Wright
Chad D Tillman
Tillman Wright PLLC
Assignee
Revolutionary Concepts
NC, US
IPC
H04N 7/14
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