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Number: 379/902
Name: Telephonic communications > Auto-switch for an incoming voice data, or fax telephone call (e.g., comp/fax/tel)
Description: Subject matter comprising a receiving device for automatically detecting an incoming telephone call on a single line and routing to one of several divergent devices intended for communication of voice or data over that telephone line (e.g., answering machine, fax machine, telephone, computer), or for switching between such devices by remote control of a caller.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8495234 Storage device with multimedia interface connector Jul. 23, 2013
6868140 Telephony call control using a data network and a graphical user interface and exchanging datagrams between parties to a telephone call Mar. 15, 2005
6711241 Internet telephone service Mar. 23, 2004
6434528 Computer network telephony Aug. 13, 2002
6421427 Interactive voice response data transfer system and method Jul. 16, 2002
6397182 Method and system for generating a speech recognition dictionary based on greeting recordings in a voice messaging system May. 28, 2002
6343115 Method of announcing an internet call Jan. 29, 2002
6134321 Modem loop current detect system to detect an off-hook condition in an extension telephone Oct. 17, 2000
5974130 Transparent call discrimination (TCD) method and apparatus Oct. 26, 1999
5974468 Controlling the flow of electronic information through a modem Oct. 26, 1999
5608786 Unified messaging system and method Mar. 4, 1997
5572643 Web browser with dynamic display of information objects during linking Nov. 5, 1996
5566179 Broadband switching networks Oct. 15, 1996
5544234 Facsimile apparatus with automatic answering telephone function, and communication method in said apparatus Aug. 6, 1996
5533116 Network management system Jul. 2, 1996
5526351 Network broadcast communication system and communication network connecting apparatus Jun. 11, 1996
5479498 Digital line card having universal port for upgrading electronic messaging system Dec. 26, 1995
5442463 Facsimile machine having telephone answering function Aug. 15, 1995
5422939 Parallel off-hook detection for both line-available and phone pick-up detection Jun. 6, 1995
5416834 Redirection of calls by a communication terminal May. 16, 1995
5406557 Interenterprise electronic mail hub Apr. 11, 1995
5404400 Outcalling apparatus Apr. 4, 1995
5361296 Modem with ring detection/modem processing capability Nov. 1, 1994
5341374 Communication network integrating voice data and video with distributed call processing Aug. 23, 1994
5337349 Image telecommunication apparatus Aug. 9, 1994
5333190 Telephone ring detection method and apparatus Jul. 26, 1994
5317629 Data communication apparatus connectable with a plurality of telephone sets and a telephone line May. 31, 1994
5305376 Facsimile machine with voice answer unit Apr. 19, 1994
5255311 Data communication apparatus Oct. 19, 1993
5255312 Facsimile machine connectable to various communication equipments Oct. 19, 1993
5224158 Terminal apparatus Jun. 29, 1993
5224155 Change-over system for automatic answering telephony and facsimile reception Jun. 29, 1993
5222126 Communication apparatus connected to other communication terminals Jun. 22, 1993
5191603 Message receiving apparatus Mar. 2, 1993
5166975 Communication terminal equipment Nov. 24, 1992
5165096 Image communication apparatus having communication with another communication apparatus and a shared communication line Nov. 17, 1992
5159624 Communication system for transmitting to a portable receiver data indicative of received image or voice signals Oct. 27, 1992
5153912 Data communication apparatus Oct. 6, 1992
5151972 Apparatus for automatically connecting terminal device to telephone lines Sep. 29, 1992
5150400 Method of controlling a data terminal equipment for equalizing a transmission line characteristic and data terminal equipment using the same Sep. 22, 1992
5131026 Facsimile system having auto-answering function Jul. 14, 1992
5128983 Transaction processing terminal capable of loading data externally transmitted and transaction processing system including the same Jul. 7, 1992
5113432 Arrangement for connecting a telefax device or a telephone set to a telecommunication line May. 12, 1992
5109220 Selective call controller Apr. 28, 1992
5091932 Circuit switching system Feb. 25, 1992
5086455 Facsimile arrangement having automatic answering telephone set and facsimile set and switching process therefor Feb. 4, 1992
5086453 Apparatus for communicating data via a telephone Feb. 4, 1992
5086458 Telephone answering system and apparatus for direct caller selection of a party line extension Feb. 4, 1992
5077786 System and method for controlling facsimile apparatus in response to a computer generated signal or a CNG signal Dec. 31, 1991
5073921 Line connection switching apparatus for connecting communication line in accordance with matching result of speech pattern Dec. 17, 1991

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