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Robert J Hoss, Frank S Woo, Andrew Rouse, Imran H Qidwai: Integrated multimedia messaging system. International Business Machines Corporation, Kudirka & Jobse, September 14, 1999: US05951638 (137 worldwide citation)

An integrated messaging system uses existing messaging equipment to receive, store, retrieve and manage messages in media types and formats appropriate to each existing system using protocols which are specific to that system. Two or more systems are tightly coupled in that a message received in one ...


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Frank S Woo, Andrew Rouse, Koah Hsing Wang, Imran H Qidwai: Method and apparatus for synchronizing multimedia messages in different servers. International Business Machines Corporation, Kudirka & Jobse, September 7, 1999: US05948059 (90 worldwide citation)

An integrated messaging system uses existing messaging systems to receive, store, retrieve and manage messages in media types and formats appropriate to each existing system using protocols which are specific to that system. Two or more systems are tightly coupled in that a message received in one s ...


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Imran H Qidwai, John J Ciarlante, James B Holt II: System and methods for controlling an application. NMS Communications, Chapin IP Law, July 7, 2009: US07558861 (10 worldwide citation)

Users of network based software applications typically interact with an application via a command line interface or a menu interface. Conventional voice-driven communication threads rely on a dedicated communication line (connection) to maintain a session context, or state, between a user and an app ...