GB2494386B - Controlling an Interactive Voice Response menu on a Graphical User Interface - Google Patents

Controlling an Interactive Voice Response menu on a Graphical User Interface

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GB2494386B
GB2494386B GB1115031.5A GB201115031A GB2494386B GB 2494386 B GB2494386 B GB 2494386B GB 201115031 A GB201115031 A GB 201115031A GB 2494386 B GB2494386 B GB 2494386B
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graphical user
voice response
interactive voice
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Spreadbury Austin
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Metaswitch Networks Ltd
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    • G06F3/01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
    • G06F3/048Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI]
    • G06F3/0481Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI] based on specific properties of the displayed interaction object or a metaphor-based environment, e.g. interaction with desktop elements like windows or icons, or assisted by a cursor's changing behaviour or appearance
    • G06F3/0482Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI] based on specific properties of the displayed interaction object or a metaphor-based environment, e.g. interaction with desktop elements like windows or icons, or assisted by a cursor's changing behaviour or appearance interaction with lists of selectable items, e.g. menus
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04MTELEPHONIC COMMUNICATION
    • H04M1/00Substation equipment, e.g. for use by subscribers; Analogous equipment at exchanges
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    • H04M1/725Cordless telephones
    • H04M1/72519Portable communication terminals with improved user interface to control a main telephone operation mode or to indicate the communication status
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    • H04M3/00Automatic or semi-automatic exchanges
    • H04M3/42Systems providing special services or facilities to subscribers
    • H04M3/487Arrangements for providing information services, e.g. recorded voice services, time announcements
    • H04M3/493Interactive information services, e.g. directory enquiries ; Arrangements therefor, e.g. interactive voice response [IVR] systems or voice portals
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    • H04M3/42Systems providing special services or facilities to subscribers
    • H04M3/50Centralised arrangements for answering calls; Centralised arrangements for recording messages for absent or busy subscribers ; Centralised arrangements for recording messages
    • H04M3/51Centralised call answering arrangements requiring operator intervention, e.g. call or contact centers for telemarketing
    • H04M3/5166Centralised call answering arrangements requiring operator intervention, e.g. call or contact centers for telemarketing in combination with interactive voice response systems or voice portals, e.g. as front-ends
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    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04MTELEPHONIC COMMUNICATION
    • H04M2201/00Electronic components, circuits, software, systems or apparatus used in telephone systems
    • H04M2201/42Graphical user interfaces
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    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04MTELEPHONIC COMMUNICATION
    • H04M2203/00Aspects of automatic or semi-automatic exchanges
    • H04M2203/25Aspects of automatic or semi-automatic exchanges related to user interface aspects of the telephonic communication service
    • H04M2203/251Aspects of automatic or semi-automatic exchanges related to user interface aspects of the telephonic communication service where a voice mode or a visual mode can be used interchangeably
    • H04M2203/252Aspects of automatic or semi-automatic exchanges related to user interface aspects of the telephonic communication service where a voice mode or a visual mode can be used interchangeably where a voice mode is enhanced with visual information
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04MTELEPHONIC COMMUNICATION
    • H04M2203/00Aspects of automatic or semi-automatic exchanges
    • H04M2203/25Aspects of automatic or semi-automatic exchanges related to user interface aspects of the telephonic communication service
    • H04M2203/251Aspects of automatic or semi-automatic exchanges related to user interface aspects of the telephonic communication service where a voice mode or a visual mode can be used interchangeably
    • H04M2203/253Aspects of automatic or semi-automatic exchanges related to user interface aspects of the telephonic communication service where a voice mode or a visual mode can be used interchangeably where a visual mode is used instead of a voice mode
    • H04M2203/254Aspects of automatic or semi-automatic exchanges related to user interface aspects of the telephonic communication service where a voice mode or a visual mode can be used interchangeably where a visual mode is used instead of a voice mode where the visual mode comprises menus
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US20030074198A1 (en) * 2001-10-12 2003-04-17 Lester Sussman System and method for integrating the visual display of text menus for interactive voice response systems
EP1317117A1 (en) * 2001-11-28 2003-06-04 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd Interactive voice response system that enables an easy input in menu option selection
US20030112931A1 (en) * 2001-12-19 2003-06-19 Wendell Brown Facilitating navigation of an interactive voice response (IVR) menu to establish a telephone connection
US20080098306A1 (en) * 2002-05-30 2008-04-24 At&T Delaware Intecllectual Property, Inc.,Formely Known As Bellsouth Intellectual Property Corporat Web Integrated Interactive Voice Response
US20110164611A1 (en) * 2002-10-01 2011-07-07 Nortel Networks Limited Automated attendant multimedia session
US7027571B1 (en) * 2002-10-21 2006-04-11 Sprint Communications Company L.P. Accelerator for intelligent voice response system
US20040121814A1 (en) * 2002-12-20 2004-06-24 International Business Machines Corporation Navigation of interactive voice response application using a wireless communications device graphical user interface
EP1672881A1 (en) * 2004-12-20 2006-06-21 Alcatel System and method for providing customization of a graphical user interface of a communications device based on an active communications session
US20060285662A1 (en) * 2005-05-26 2006-12-21 International Business Machines Corporation System and method for seamlessly integrating an interactive visual menu with an voice menu provided in an interactive voice response system
WO2008002705A2 (en) * 2006-06-28 2008-01-03 Motorola, Inc. System and method for interaction of a mobile station with an interactive voice response system
EP2048864A1 (en) * 2007-10-09 2009-04-15 British Telecommunications Public Limited Company Multimedia interactive response system
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US20110009096A1 (en) * 2009-07-07 2011-01-13 Doron Rotsztein Interactive Display Response System
WO2011007262A1 (en) * 2009-07-15 2011-01-20 Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab Audio recognition during voice sessions to provide enhanced user interface functionality
US8000454B1 (en) * 2010-09-10 2011-08-16 Zvi Or-Bach Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu

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