JP2000022840A - Message conversion method and mobile communication equipment with message conversion function - Google Patents

Message conversion method and mobile communication equipment with message conversion function

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JP2000022840A
JP2000022840A JP20424698A JP20424698A JP2000022840A JP 2000022840 A JP2000022840 A JP 2000022840A JP 20424698 A JP20424698 A JP 20424698A JP 20424698 A JP20424698 A JP 20424698A JP 2000022840 A JP2000022840 A JP 2000022840A
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message conversion
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Hitoshi Motoyama
衡 本山
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Nec Mobile Commun Ltd
日本電気移動通信株式会社
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PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a message conversion method for precisely transmitting a message with a simple operation and to provide the technology of mobile communication equipment with message conversion function. SOLUTION: This mobile communication equipment is provided with an operation part 8 having a key for message generation, a message storage memory 10 storing the generated message, a display part 9 displaying the message and the like, a message conversion part 20 converting the messages into private codes different for respective communication business persons, a temporary memory 30 which temporarily stores the message converted into the private code by the message conversion part and a transmission function transmitting the message in the temporary memory 30 to a message destination. In this method, a stage where a message transmission start code and a transmission termination code are added is contained.

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DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

[0001]

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION 1. Field of the Invention The present invention relates to a message conversion method and a mobile communication device with a message conversion function. For example, a simple operation in a PHS terminal or the like automatically converts characters that can be recognized on a receiving side on a transmitting side. And a technology for sending a message.

[0002]

2. Description of the Related Art In a conventional PHS system (simple portable telephone system), when sending a message to a pager or the like, it is common to send the message manually (without remembering it) while referring to a character code table. It is a target.

In this case, a transmission start code is added before sending a message, for example, "* 05" is added before a message in the case of sending a fixed text. Further, an end code is added after the message.

[0004] For example, in a pager, an operation of sending a message is "Please input a message".
After the announcement of “* 2 * 212”
If you make a mistake, you have to start over from the beginning.

[0005]

By the way, such a transmission start code and a character code table are, for example, NTT-Do.
There is a difference for each communication carrier such as CoMo and telemessage. Therefore, there are many problems such as "cannot be transmitted" and "characters are garbled" even if they are transmitted without the respective code tables.

[0006] This point is troublesome and error-prone, such as referring to a character code table and adding a message transmission start code and an end code, even in communication via a communication system by the same communication carrier. Including problems. Therefore, it cannot be denied that there is a problem in that communication via communication systems between different communication carriers places too much burden on the user and significantly impedes many uses.

Before sending a message, the above-mentioned “* 2
* 2123 ... ", there is also an inconvenient problem in the display method itself, such as anxiety as to whether or not this is a correct message, and the confirmation of the message again by some people.

The present invention has been made in consideration of the above points, and provides a technique of a message conversion method and a mobile communication device with a message conversion function capable of accurately transmitting a message by a simple operation. The task is to

[0009]

According to the present invention, there is provided a message conversion method for converting a message into a dedicated code which differs for each communication carrier by a message converter before sending the message, and then sending the message. Selecting the carrier name of the message to be sent, converting the message to a dedicated code corresponding to the selected carrier name, and adding the message to the dedicated code. Adding a transmission start code and a transmission end code. Further, in the mobile communication device with a message conversion function of the present invention, an operation unit having a button for creating a message, a message storage memory for storing the created message, a display unit for displaying a message, etc., A message conversion unit that converts the message into a dedicated code that differs every time, a temporary memory that temporarily stores the message converted to the dedicated code by the message conversion unit, and a sending function that sends the message in the temporary memory to a message destination. . Here, the display unit displays a plurality of carrier names,
It is also possible to adopt a configuration in which a communication carrier name to be selected on the display surface can be selected by the operation unit. Further, the display unit may be configured to have a size necessary to display the message itself read from the message storage memory in characters. Further, the message conversion unit may have a function of adding a transmission start code and a transmission end code in addition to the converted message. It is also very preferable that the PHS terminal is provided with a message storage memory, a temporary memory, and a message conversion unit. In addition, a configuration in which a message storage memory, a temporary memory, and a message conversion unit are provided in a pager terminal may be adopted.

[0010]

Embodiments of the present invention applied to a PHS terminal will be described below with reference to the drawings.

FIG. 1 is an external view of a PHS terminal.
Shows a block diagram thereof. In these figures, 1
Is an antenna, 2 is a wireless communication control unit, 3 is a receiving unit having a receiver port 3a for outputting the other party's voice, 3b is a sounder port for outputting a sounder sound, and 4 is a receiving unit 4a for outputting own voice to the other party. A transmitting unit, 5 is a voice processing unit, 6 is a communication character processing unit, 7 is a control unit that controls and processes the entire PHS terminal, and 8 is a general keypad 8a including transmission, end, and dial buttons. Reference numeral 9 denotes a display unit composed of an LCD, 10 denotes a message storage memory for storing communication messages, 20 denotes a message conversion unit, and 30 denotes a temporary memory.

The wireless communication control unit 2 has a function of transmitting and receiving voice data via the antenna 1 and a function of transmitting and receiving character data.

The voice processing unit 5 has a function of outputting voice data input from the wireless communication control unit 2 to the receiving unit 3 and outputting voice data input from the transmitting unit 4 to the wireless communication control unit 2.

The communication character processing unit 6 has a function of converting the message content extracted from the message storage memory 10 into character data and outputting the character data to the wireless communication control unit 2, and a function of converting the character data input from the wireless communication control unit 2. It has a function of converting the data into display data and outputting the converted data to the display unit 9.

The message storage memory 10 stores a large number of communication messages registered in advance by the user, and the contents of the messages are output and displayed on the display unit 9 under the control of the control unit 7. Also, by specifying the message text creation setting mode, the display unit 9 is switched to a setting screen, and by operating the operation unit 8 interactively with this screen, a desired message text is created, and this is displayed as a message. It can be stored in the storage memory 10.

The control unit 7 reads out the message stored in the message storage memory 10 in response to the operation of the operation unit 8 and controls the display unit 9 to display the message. 9 on the display screen and control to allow the operator to select a carrier name to be selected on the display surface, and outputs a conversion signal corresponding to the selected carrier name to the message converter 20. Control.

The message conversion unit 20 converts a message input from the message storage memory 10 into a dedicated code different for each communication carrier based on a conversion signal from the control unit 7, and a message conversion function for the dedicated code. It has a function of adding a transmission start code and a transmission end code in addition to the message converted to the code, and outputting the message to the temporary memory 30 for temporarily storing the message.

The message in the temporary memory 30 is transmitted to the operation unit 8
Is transmitted from the antenna 1 to the message destination via the communication character processing unit 6 and the wireless communication control unit 2 under the control of the control unit 7 based on the above operation.

The display unit 3 composed of an LCD has a size capable of displaying character data that can be read and recognized by a user in a normal manner, in addition to a general display function, for example, a message to be transmitted, for example. It is large enough to display characters such as "Please TEL".

Next, an operation and an operation example will be described with reference to FIGS. FIG. 3 shows a message conversion flowchart. In this flowchart, when sending a message to a receiving terminal such as a pager, for example, a connection is first made to a pager center.

During the pager connection in step 1, the receiver 3
When a request for guidance that is preparation OK flows from
In step 2, a message to be transmitted that has been registered in advance is read. This reading is performed by operating the operation unit 8 shown in FIG.

Next, in step 3, a transmission carrier is selected. At this time, “NTT DoCo
A plurality of transmission business names such as "Mo", "telemessage", and "other" are displayed. Therefore, the user selects the corresponding transmission service provider on the display unit 9 by operating the operation unit 8.

When a transmitting business is selected in step 3, a start code + message + end code corresponding to the transmitting business is determined in step 4. That is,
The message data is output to the message conversion unit 20,
Then, the converted message is converted into a code dedicated to the selected transmitting company, and a start code and an end code are automatically added to the converted message and temporarily stored in the temporary memory 30.

Next, in step 5, the message in the temporary memory 30 is read out by performing a normal transmission operation such as pressing a transmission start button by the operation unit 8, and the communication character processing unit 6, the wireless communication control Part 2, antenna 1
The message is transmitted via the. And the message transmission is completed in step 6.

In the receiving terminal, not only the pager but also the PHS terminal or the like can be decoded by reading out and displaying on the display unit in the usual reception.

As an example, when sending “Good morning”, for example, in NTT DOCOMO, “* 2
* 2 Good morning ## ", read this as" Good morning "data, store it in temporary memory after converting the special code, and send the above data with the start button.

In the above embodiment, the PH
Although an example in which the present invention is applied to the S terminal has been described, the present invention is also applicable to a general telephone using a wired line in addition to a mobile phone and a pager.

[0028]

As described above, according to the present invention, before sending a message, the message conversion unit automatically converts the message into a special code different for each communication carrier and then sends the message. This makes it possible to send out a message accurately by a simple operation and to remarkably reduce the burden on the user.

In particular, a message to be transmitted can be registered in the original text in advance, read out and confirmed, and then transmitted by a simple operation of the start button or the like. It can be carried out.

[Brief description of the drawings]

FIG. 1 is an external view of a mobile communication device according to an embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 2 is a block diagram of a mobile communication device according to an embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 3 is a message conversion flowchart of the mobile communication device according to the embodiment of the present invention.

[Description of sign]

 REFERENCE SIGNS LIST 1 antenna 2 wireless communication controller 3 receiver 3a receiver 3b sounder 4 transmitter 4a receiver 5 voice processor 6 communication character processor 7 controller 8 operation unit 8a keypad 9 display unit 10 message storage memory 20 message Conversion unit 30 Temporary memory

Claims (7)

[Claims]
1. A message conversion method for converting a message into a dedicated code different for each communication carrier by a message conversion unit before sending the message and then sending the message, wherein a step of selecting a communication carrier name of a message to be sent. Converting the message to a dedicated code corresponding to the selected carrier name, and adding a message sending start code and a sending end code in addition to the message converted to the dedicated code. A message conversion method.
2. An operation unit having a button for creating a message, a message storage memory for storing a created message, a display unit for displaying a message and the like, and converting the message into a special code different for each communication carrier. A message conversion unit, a temporary memory for temporarily storing a message converted into a special code by the message conversion unit, and a sending function for sending the message in the temporary memory to a message destination. Communication equipment.
3. The display unit displays a plurality of communication carrier names, and a communication carrier name to be selected on the display surface can be selected by the operation unit.
Mobile communication device with message conversion function as described.
4. The mobile communication with a message conversion function according to claim 2, wherein the display unit has a size necessary to display a character of the message itself read from the message storage memory. Machine.
5. The message conversion unit according to claim 2, further comprising a function of adding a transmission start code and a transmission end code in addition to the converted message.
Mobile communication device with message conversion function as described.
6. The mobile communication device with a message conversion function according to claim 2, wherein said message storage memory, said temporary memory and said message conversion unit are provided in a PHS terminal.
7. The mobile communication device with a message conversion function according to claim 2, wherein the message storage memory, the temporary memory, and the message conversion unit are provided in a pager terminal.
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