JPH0626389B2 - Conference telephone Force cutting system - Google Patents

Conference telephone Force cutting system

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JPH0626389B2
JPH0626389B2 JP6795585A JP6795585A JPH0626389B2 JP H0626389 B2 JPH0626389 B2 JP H0626389B2 JP 6795585 A JP6795585 A JP 6795585A JP 6795585 A JP6795585 A JP 6795585A JP H0626389 B2 JPH0626389 B2 JP H0626389B2
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夏樹 和泉
健 嘉村
俊行 川村
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04MTELEPHONIC COMMUNICATION
    • H04M3/00Automatic or semi-automatic exchanges
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    • H04M3/568Arrangements for connecting several subscribers to a common circuit, i.e. affording conference facilities audio processing specific to telephonic conferencing, e.g. spatial distribution, mixing of participants
    • H04M3/569Arrangements for connecting several subscribers to a common circuit, i.e. affording conference facilities audio processing specific to telephonic conferencing, e.g. spatial distribution, mixing of participants using the instant speaker's algorithm
    • HELECTRICITY
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    • H04M2203/00Aspects of automatic or semi-automatic exchanges
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    • H04M2203/5027Dropping a party from a conference

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【発明の詳細な説明】 〔産業上の利用分野〕 本発明は会議電話システムにおける主催者が、任意の指定した参加者を会議通話から解放可能とする会議電話強制切断方式に関する。 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION [relates to] the present invention has organizers in a conference telephone system, on the conference call forced disconnection system that allows release any of the specified participants from the conference call.

多様化する電話交換サービスの一環として、会議電話システムが実用化されつつある。 As part of a telephone exchange service to diversify, conference telephone system is being put to practical use.

第2図は本発明の対象となる会議電話システムの一例を示す図である。 Figure 2 is a diagram showing an example of a conference telephone system to which the present invention.

第2図において、交換網1には会議トランク2が設けられている。 In Figure 2, conference trunk 2 is provided in the switching network 1. 会議の開催を希望する主催者3は、会議電話用の特殊番号を交換網1に送出して会議トランク2に接続された後、開催日時・招集者の電話番号等を選択することにより会議予約情報を登録する。 Organizer 3 who wish to hold a meeting, after being connected to the conference trunk 2 sends out a special number for the conference call to exchange network 1, the conference reservation by selecting the held date and convener of the telephone number, etc. to register the information. 登録された開催日時になると、会議トランク2内の制御装置21は、チャネルch1から交換網1を介して主催者3を呼出し、時間スイッチ22を介して音声ブリッジ回路23の接続端子vbt1、並びにPB受信回路24に接続し、また登録された招集者をチャネルch2乃至chnから交換網1を介して呼出し、出席可能となると参加者4と認識し、時間スイッチ22を制御してチャネルch2乃至c Becomes the Dates registered, the control unit in the conference trunk 2 21 calls the host 3 via the switching network 1 from the channel ch1, the connection terminals vbt1 audio bridge circuit 23 via the time switch 22, and PB connected to the receiving circuit 24, also the convener registered call through the switched network 1 from the channel ch2 to chn, recognizes that it is possible attendees and participants 4, by controlling the time switch 22 channels ch2 to c
hnを音声ブリッジ回路23の接続端子vbt2乃至v Connection terminals vbt2 to v audio bridge circuit 23 hn
btnに接続する。 To connect to the btn. 主催者3が会議開催用の特殊番号を選択すると、主催者3および各参加者2は音声ブリッジ回路23を介して会議通話を開始する。 When the organizer 3 to select a special number for the conference, organizer 3 and each participant 2 starts a conference call via an audio bridge circuit 23. 音声ブリッジ回路23は、各接続端子vbt1乃至vbtnから到達する音声を合成して会議音声を作成し、各接続端子vbt Audio bridge circuit 23 creates a conference speech by combining the speech that reaches from each of the connecting terminals vbt1 to Vbtn, the connecting terminals vbt
1乃至vbtnに返送する。 And returns it to the 1 to vbtn. その結果主催者3および各参加者4は何れも会議音声を聴取可能となり、会議通話が実施される。 As both result organizer 3 and each participant 4 becomes audible conference audio conference call is performed. なお主催者3は、会議中も所定の特殊番号等を選択することにより、PB受信回路24を介して制御装置21に前記特殊番号等を伝達し、参加者4の追加等の会議通話構成を制御することが可能となる。 Note organizer 3, by even during the conference to select a predetermined special number, etc., the transmitted special number, etc. to the controller 21 via the PB receiver circuit 24, a conference call configuration such as the addition of participants 4 it is possible to control. なお制御装置21は、主催者3および各参加者4と音声ブリッジ回路23との接続情報として、接続端子vbt1乃至vbtnに接続されたチャネルch1乃至chnを音声ブリッジ回路接続領域211に記憶する。 Note the controller 21, as the connection information of the organizer 3 and each participant 4 and the audio bridge circuit 23, and stores the audio bridge circuit connection region 211 a connecting channel ch1 to chn into connection terminals vbt1 to Vbtn.

この種の会議通話システムにおいて、主催者3が特定の参加者4のみ残して会議通話を継続する必要が生じた場合、他の参加者を確実に会議通話から解放し得る手段が強く要望される。 In this type of conference call system, when the host 3 is necessary to continue the conference call, leaving particular participant 4 only occurs, means capable of releasing from reliably conference call the other participants are strongly desired .

〔従来の技術〕 [Prior art]

従来ある会議電話システムにおいては、主催者3が、開催中の会議通話に参加している各参加者4が、会議トランク2の何れのチャネルch2乃至chn、或いは音声ブリッジ回路23の接続端子vbt2乃至vbtに接続されているかを識別する情報も保持しておらず、また各参加者4の中から、指定した参加者4を会議通話から解放させる機能も、会議トランク2に設けられていなかった。 In a conference call system with conventional, the organizer 3, each participant 4 participating in the conference call in held, to connection terminals vbt2 meeting any channel ch2 to chn trunk 2 or audio bridge circuit 23, information identifying whether it is connected to vbt also does not hold, also from among the participants 4, a function to release the participants 4 specified from the conference call, it has not provided the conference trunk 2. 従って個々の参加者4を会議通話から退去させる為には、該当する参加者4に復旧を依頼する以外に無く、 Therefore, in order to dismiss the individual participants 4 from the conference call, no other than to ask the recovery to the participants 4 applicable,
その結果、主催者3が開催中の会議通話に参加している各参加者4の中から指定した参加者4を会議通話から解放し、残る参加者4のみにより会議通話を確実に再構成することは不可能であった。 As a result, to release the participants 4 specified from among the organizers 3 participants each are participating in the conference call in the organizer's 4 from conference call, to reliably reconstruct the conference call by only 4 participants remain it has not been possible.

〔発明が解決しようとする問題点〕 [Problems to be Solved by the Invention]

以上の説明から明らかな如く、従来ある会議電話システムにおいては、主催者3が不要の参加者4を会議通話から解放することが不可能であり、所望の参加者4のみによる会議通話を確実に構成することが出来ず、会議通話の運用に支障を来す恐れがあった。 More As is apparent from the description, in some conventional conference call system, organizer 3 it is impossible to release the participants 4 unnecessary from the conference call, ensuring a conference call with the desired participants 4 only it can not be configured, there is a possibility that interfere with the operation of the conference call.

〔問題点を解決するための手段〕 [Means for Solving the Problems]

本発明は下記の手段を講ずることにより、前記問題点を解決する。 The present invention by taking the following means to solve the above problems.

即ち本発明においては、各参加者と会議装置との接続経路を識別する接続情報と、各参加者の電話番号とを対応させて記憶する記憶手段を会議装置に設ける。 That is, in the present invention, provided the connection information identifying the connection path between the participants and the conference devices, storage means for storing in correspondence with the telephone number of each participant to the conference device.

また主催者が会議通話を開催中に、開催中の会議通話に参加中の特定の参加者を解放させる為に定められている特殊番号と、前述の特定の参加者の電話番号とを選択した場合に、選択された電話番号に対応して記憶済の接続情報を記憶手段から検索し、検索された接続情報に基づき、前述の特定の参加者と会議装置との交換網を経由する接続を解放させる解放手段を会議装置に設ける。 In addition to being held the organizers have a conference call, was selected and a special number which is defined in order to release the particular participant participating in the conference call being held, and the telephone number of a particular participant of the above-mentioned If, then retrieved from the storage means the already stored connection information corresponding to the selected telephone number, based on the retrieved connection information, the connection through the switching network of the conference system and a particular participant previously described providing a release means to release the conference device.

〔作用〕 [Action]

即ち本発明によれば、会議電話システムは主催者が指定する参加者を会議通話から解放することが出来、所望の参加者のみにより会議通話を再構成して会議通話を継続することが可能となる。 That is, according to the present invention, a conference telephone system is able to release the participants specified by the organizers from the conference call, it is possible to continue the conference call to reconfigure the conference call by only the desired participants Become.

〔実施例〕 〔Example〕

以下、本発明の一実施例を図面により説明する。 Hereinafter, it will be explained by an embodiment of the present invention with reference to the accompanying drawings. 第1図は本発明の一実施例による会議電話強制切断方式を示す図である。 FIG. 1 is a diagram illustrating a conference call forced disconnection method according to an embodiment of the present invention. なお、全図を通じて同一符号は同一対象物を示す。 Note that the same reference numerals throughout the figures denote the same object.

第1図においては、会議トランク2内の制御装置21に探索機構212および切断機構213が、特許請求の範囲における解放手段として設けられ、また音声ブリッジ回路接続領域211には、特許請求の範囲における記憶手段として、主催者3および各参加者4に関する接続情報、即ち接続端子vbt1乃至vbtnおよよびチャネルch1乃至chnの他に、交換網1を介してチャネルch1乃至chnに接続された主催者3および各参加者4の電話番号dn1乃至dnnが、接続端子vbt1乃至vbtnに対応して記憶されている。 In Figure 1, the search mechanism 212 and cutting mechanism 213 to the control device 21 in the conference trunk 2 is provided as a releasing means in the claims, also the audio bridge circuit connection region 211, in the appended claims as a storage unit, the organizer 3 and connection information about each participant 4, i.e. connecting terminals vbt1 to vbtn Oyoyobi channels ch1 to addition to chn, organizers 3 connected to the channels ch1 to chn through the switching network 1 and telephone number dn1 to dnn of each participant 4 are stored corresponding to the connection terminals vbt1 to Vbtn.

第1図において、会議の開催を希望する主催者3が前述と同様の手順により会議予約情報を登録する。 In Figure 1, the organizer 3 wish to hold a conference registers the conference reservation information by a procedure similar to that described above. 開催日時になると、会議トランク2内の制御装置21はチャネルch1から交換網1を介して主催者3を呼出し、時間スイッチ22を介して音声ブリッジ回路23の接続端子v When becomes Dates, control device 21 in the conference trunk 2 calls the host 3 via the switching network 1 from the channel ch1, the connection terminal v of the audio bridge circuit 23 via the time switch 22
bt1、並びにPB受信回路24に接続し、また登録された参加者4をチャネルch2乃至chnから交換網1 bt1, and connected to the PB receiver circuit 24, also exchange participants 4 registered from the channel ch2 to chn network 1
を介して呼出し、時間スイッチ22を制御してチャネルch2乃至chnを音声ブリッジ回路23の接続端子v The call through the connection time switch 22 is controlled to the channel ch2 to voice chn bridge circuit 23 terminal v
bt2乃至vbtnに接続する。 bt2 or to connect to the vbtn. また制御装置21は、 The control device 21,
主催者3および各参加者4に関する接続情報(接続端子vbt1乃至vbtnおよびチャネルch1乃至ch Organizer 3 and connection information (connection terminal vbt1 to vbtn and channels ch1 through ch for each participant 4
n)と共に、交換網1を介してチャネルch1乃至ch With n), channels ch1 through ch via the switching network 1
nに接続された主催者3および各参加者4の電話番号d It is connected to the n-the organizer 3 and telephone number d of each participant 4
n1乃至dnnを、音声ブリッジ回路接続領域211に記憶する。 The n1 to dnn, stored in the audio bridge circuit connection region 211.

主催者3が会議通話を構成し直す等の理由で、或る参加者(以後4−1と表示する。)を会議通話から解放する必要が生じた場合に、参加者解放用の特殊番号(例えば##およびXX)および該当参加者4−1の電話番号(例えばdn2)を選択すると、該特殊番号および電話番号dn2をPB受信回路24を介して受信した制御装置21は探索機構212および切断機構213を起動する。 For reasons such as organizer 3 reconfigure the conference call, in the case of some participants (to display the subsequent 4-1.) Should be freed from the conference call was generated, special number for the release participants ( for example ## and XX) and by selecting the appropriate telephone number of the participant's 4-1 (e.g. dn2), the special number and the telephone number dn2 received via the PB receiver circuit 24 the control device 21 searches mechanism 212 and cutting to start the mechanism 213. 起動された探索機構212は、音声ブリッジ回路接続領域211を参照して電話番号dn2に対応して記憶されている接続情報(接続端子vbt2およびチャネルch2)を抽出し、切断機構213に伝達する。 Activated search mechanism 212, corresponding to the telephone number dn2 with reference to audio bridge circuit connection area 211 to extract the connection information stored (connection terminal vbt2 and channel ch2), and transmits to the cutting mechanism 213. 切断機構213は時間スイッチ22を制御し、探索機構212 Cutting mechanism 213 controls the time switch 22, the search mechanism 212
から伝達された接続情報に示されている音声ブリッジ回路23の接続端子vbt2とチャネルch2との接続を解放する。 Releasing the connection between the connection terminal vbt2 and channel ch2 audio bridge circuit 23 shown in the transmitted connection information from.

以上の説明から明らかな如く、本実施例によれば、会議トランク2内の制御装置21に探索機構212および切断機構213を設け、また音声ブリッジ回路記憶領域2 As apparent from the above description, according to this embodiment, a search mechanism 212 and cutting mechanism 213 to the control device 21 in the conference trunk 2 is provided, also the audio bridge circuit memory area 2
11に、各参加者4に関する接続情報に対応して各参加者4の電話番号dn2乃至dnnを記憶させた為、主催者3が指定する参加者4−1を会議通話から解放することが可能となり、所望の参加者4のみによる会議通話が確実に構成可能となる。 11, since it stores the telephone number dn2 to dnn of each participant 4 corresponding to the connection information about each participant 4, it can release the participant 4-1 is organizer 3 to specify the conference call next, conference call with the desired participants 4 only is surely configurable.

なお、本実施例はあく迄本発明の一例に過ぎず、例えば参加者解放用の特殊番号は例示したものに限定されることは無く、他に幾多の変形が考慮されるが、何れの場合にも本発明の効果は変わらない。 The present embodiment is only one example of the present invention up to lye, for example, special number for participants release is not to be limited to those illustrated, but other numerous modifications are considered, in any case the effect of the present invention does not change to. また会議通話から解放する参加者4−1の電話番号、接続されるチャネルおよび音声ブリッジ回路23の接続端子は例示したものに限定されることは無く、他の幾多の変形が考慮されるが、 The telephone number of the participant's 4-1 to release from the conference call, the connection terminals of the channel and the audio bridge circuit 23 is connected not to be limited to those illustrated, but other numerous modifications are considered,
何れの場合にも本発明の効果は変わらない。 Effect of the present invention does not change in any case. 更に会議トランク2の構成は図示されるものに限定されぬことは言う迄も無い。 Furthermore, it is needless to say that the configuration of the conference trunk 2 is unexpected is limited to what is shown.

〔発明の効果〕 〔Effect of the invention〕

以上、本発明によれば、会議電話システムは主催者が指定する参加者を会議通話から解放することが出来、所望の参加者のみにより会議通話を再構成して会議通話を継続することが可能となる。 Above, according to the present invention, a conference telephone system is able to release the participants specified by the organizers from the conference call, it is possible to continue the conference call to reconfigure the conference call by only the desired participants to become.

【図面の簡単な説明】 BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

第1図は本発明の一実施例による会議電話強制切断方式を示す図、第2図は本発明の対象となる会議電話システムの一例を示す図である。 It shows a conference call forced disconnection method according to an embodiment of FIG. 1 according to the present invention, FIG. 2 is a diagram showing an example of a conference telephone system to which the present invention. 図において、1は交換網、2は会議トランク、3は主催者、4は参加者、4−1は会議通話から解放する参加者、21は制御装置、22は時間スイッチ、23は音声ブリッジ回路、24はPB受信回路、211は音声ブリッジ回路接続領域、212は探索機構、213は切断機構、ch1乃至chnはチャネル、dn1乃至dnnは電話番号、vbt1乃至vbtnは接続端子、を示す。 In FIG, 1 is switched network, 2 conference trunk, 3 organizers, 4 participants, participants 4-1 to release from the conference call, 21 control unit, the time switch 22, 23 is the audio bridge circuit , 24 PB receiver circuit, 211 audio bridge circuit connection region 212 is the search mechanism, 213 is a cutting mechanism, ch1 to chn channel, dn1 to dnn phone numbers, VBT1 to vbtn shows the connection terminals.

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    【特許請求の範囲】 [The claims]
  1. 【請求項1】交換網に会議装置を併設し、会議電話を主催する前記交換網の加入者、即ち主催者が、前記交換網を経由して前記会議装置に接続した後、前記会議電話に参加を要請する複数の加入者、即ち参加者の電話番号を入力した場合に、前記会議装置が前記主催者および各参加者を呼出して会議通話を開催させる会議電話システムにおいて、 前記会議装置に、前記各参加者と前記会議装置との接続経路を識別する接続情報と、前記各参加者の電話番号とを対応させて記憶する記憶手段と、 前記主催者が前記会議通話を開催中に、開催中の前記会議通話に参加中の特定の参加者を解放させる為に定められている特殊番号と、前記特定の参加者の電話番号とを選択した場合に、前記選択された電話番号に対応して記憶済の前記接続情報を前 1. A features a conference device switching network, the subscriber of the switching network to host the conference call, i.e. after the organizer, connected to said conference device via the switched network, said conference call a plurality of subscriber requesting the participation, that is, if you enter the telephone number of the participants in a conference call system in which the conference device to hold a conference call calls the organizer and each participant in the conference device, wherein the connection information identifying the connection path between the participants and the conference device, a storage unit for the storing in association with the telephone number of each participant, in holding the organizers the conference call held I said if you have selected and a special number which is defined in order to release the particular participant in participating in the conference call, and the phone number of the particular participant in, corresponding to the selected telephone number before the connection information in the storage already Te 記憶手段から検索し、検索された前記接続情報に基づき、前記特定の参加者と前記会議装置との前記交換網を経由する接続を解放させる解放手段とを設けることを特徴とする会議電話強制切断方式。 Retrieved from the storage means, based on the retrieved the connection information, conference call forced disconnection, characterized in that providing a release means for releasing the connection through the switching network of the conferencing device and the particular participant method.
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