WO1999053657A1 - Communications system and method for transmitting data - Google Patents

Communications system and method for transmitting data

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WO1999053657A1
WO1999053657A1 PCT/EP1999/002490 EP9902490W WO9953657A1 WO 1999053657 A1 WO1999053657 A1 WO 1999053657A1 EP 9902490 W EP9902490 W EP 9902490W WO 9953657 A1 WO9953657 A1 WO 9953657A1
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receiver
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German (de)
French (fr)
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Michael Mohr
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Dci Database For Commerce And Industry Ag
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Abstract

A communications system for transmitting data from data transmitters to data receivers comprises fax-transmission stations (2) which are allocated to the data transmitters, a central server (5) and data processing stations (13) which are allocated to the data receivers. The fax-transmitting stations (2) are linked to a fax-receiving station (4) of the server (5) by a data network. The data processing stations (13) are linked to the server (5) by a data network. The server (5) comprises a data transmitter data base (10) which contains entries at least relating to the identity of the data transmitters connected and a data receiver data base (12) containing entries for at least the e-mail address and identity of the data receivers connected. The server (5) also comprises an automatic web page generator (7) which converts the data in the incoming faxes into web pages (9) and an automatic e-mail generator (11). The e-mails generated by said e-mail generator (11) contain links to the web pages (9) generated by the web page generator (7).

Description

Koπravunikationssystem and methods for transmitting data

The present invention relates to a communication system for transmitting data from a plurality of data transmitters to a plurality of data receivers. It further relates to a method for transmitting data from a plurality of data transmitters to a plurality of data receivers.

In the modern business world, economic success is largely dependent receive certain data receiver knowledge of current data from data transmitters as quickly. In view of the sometimes only short timeliness of data whose transmission of the data transmitters to the data receivers is generally effected electronically. This is particularly true addressed to a large group of recipients, only short-term valid advertiser offers. Such promotions are to increase the advertising effect generally graphically designed (logos etc.). Not least because of its deliveries are made by fax, either there is a direct fax transmission from the data transmitter to the data receiver, or - with the involvement of a related service provider - one as e-mail, which - added a fax file - because of effective advertising graphical presentation of communications is.

Both delivery methods are associated with serious disadvantages. When directly faxing the data receiver receives, without being able to influence this, Fax details via PC by unwanted advertising a large amount of "data rubbish" in his computer equipment; in conventional fax accordingly it receives a large amount of paper, in which paper and ink are consumed at his expense. In any case, the data receiver must sift through a vast amount of data and their fax machine is amply documented. the considerable cost of de fax transmission and the high occupancy times of his fax machine are disadvantageous to the sender. The dispatch of messages by e-mail leads - due to the enormous amounts of data to e-mails attached fax files on one hand and the large number of parallel data receiver informed the other - to a blockage of data transmission networks. Also, downloading e-mails takes - again because of the amount of data - considerable time. Incidentally, here too the posted data receiver come around is not a review of the incoming e-mails.

The foregoing invention has for its object to provide a communication system and a method for transferring data from a plurality of data channels to a plurality of data receivers which avoid the above mentioned disadvantages of the prior art.

This object is achieved according to the present invention in that the communication system comprises a plurality of Faxsendestationen, each of which is associated with a specific data transmitter, a central server, which has an input-terminal unit and an output connection unit, and a plurality data processing stations, each of which is assigned to a specific data receiver, wherein the communication system is characterized by the following further features: the Faxsendestationen are connected via a data network and the input terminal unit with an associated central server Faxempfangsstation; the data processing stations are connected through the output terminal unit and a data network to the central server; the central server comprises a data transmitter database that contains entries of at least the identity of the connected data transmitter; the central server further comprises a Datenempfän- gerdatenbank, the entries containing at least about e-mail address and identity of the connected data receiver; the central server further comprises a data-converting the incoming faxes in sites automatic Web page generator and an automatic E-mail generator; generated by the e-mail generator E-mails contain links to the Web pages generated by the generator sites.

The feasible using this communication system method according to the invention is characterized by the following five steps:

send the data to a Faxsendestationen associated with the central server Faxempfangsstation; the data are associated with identity data, which are stored in a data station database of the central server; a web page generator of the central server automatically sets the data contained in the incoming faxes to in each case one web page; an e-mail generator of the central server automatically generates e-mails that contain links to the generated web pages; the central server automatically sends the e-mails generated to the database stored in a Datenempfanger- e-mail addresses of the data receiver.

Thus, the switched according to the present invention, between the data transmitter and the data receiver centralized server handles the automatic conversion of the data received via fax, the data transmitter in a web page format, collecting, storing and providing web pages corresponding to the data containing faxing the data transmitter and the automatic e - mail notification taking place, the data receiver fact that new data containing sites are available. In the e-mail sender is notified of the data including the identity that arises under automatic use of the data transmitter database. The link is made either via fax ID of the data transmitter. Or the central server has a direct dialing fax board, each connected data transmitter is assigned its own virtual fax number Faxempfangsstation; in this case, a link is made with the data stored in the data transmitter database identity data based on the selected virtual fax number, the fax identification of the data transmitter can be used as plausibility or access control. The main factor is at least one link in the e-mail to the at least one web page, is pointed out in the relevant e-mail. For devices connected to the present system user hereby a minimal effort is required to reach the desired data in practice.

The advantages of the present invention are, to name only the most important, the following: Regardless of the number of sought-after data receiver everyone needs only to send a single fax containing the current data connected data transmitter to the communication system; it saves money, shortens the holding time of his Faxsendestation and does not need the rest of the timeliness of the data of the sought-after by him data receiver to care. It further does not come to a mass mailing of E-mails with tethered fax files, thereby entering a relief of the data networks. The data recipients are not overwhelmed with piles of paper; Rather, each data receiver decides upon receipt of the incoming to the newly hired websites e-mails when and to what extent he is accessing the websites and - if interested - where the data can possibly downloading and printing out if required. The receiver side thus resulting cost and other advantages by the assignment of the IT system is avoided with "data rubbish" or fax paper and ink can be saved. Furthermore, the availability of his fax machine or its PC-fax station is not limited by unsolicited incoming faxes the data transmitter. Also, the data receiver must, unlike this when sending e-mails with pre-attached fax files is the case not only download the relevant e-mails with a considerable amount of time to sift through the data and identify necessary that this for him are completely useless. In a further embodiment of the invention it can be provided that the data station database further includes data on the membership of the connected data transmitter to at least a specific data transmitter group. This allows an automatic target-oriented processing and transmission of data by the data sent to the recipient e-mails contain information only on those web pages that contain those derived from data transmitters of a particular data transmitter group data. In this case the data recipient database also contains entries about at which data groups groups at certain Datensender- correspond, the respective data receiver has interest. In this way, addressed to the data receiver emails only contain no references to those provided websites that contain only data that does not belong to the data receiver relevant data of interest groups. When using the communication system of the invention in the field of trade it come as a grouping criteria especially relevant industry and / or product groups into consideration.

The data receiver database is assigned according to a further preferred development of the invention, a setting module for data-receiver-specific settings for E-mail reception. Such a setting module allows a specific definition of the requirements for e-mail received by the data receiver itself. The data receiver can, in particular even define which data groups (see above) should be considered in the addressed to him by e-mails. Furthermore, the data receiver can adjust, for example, at what frequency (period), he is informed of newly hired sites. Further, the data receiver may specify, for example via a corresponding adjustment that data originating from certain data transmitters will not be considered in addressed to him e-mails (lock flag). Thanks to the individual adjustability of specifications for e-mail receipt of the data flow can be further reduced in number within the communication system and the user experience can be further increased.

Yet another development of the present invention is characterized in that the central server comprises a data archive all the data received abspeicherndes. This is expediently created as a Web archive in which the converted already into the web page format records are stored. This allows access at any time - for example, via a button on the current website - even on outdated data. Such a data archive is useful to document the evolution of the data transmitter. The data receiver can gain clues in this manner with which data transmitter they contact, especially want to handle a business.

According to yet another development of the invention, the central server may include a Faxsendestation. This is particularly useful in connection with a proceeding in the central server memory routine data transmitter of which came in a fax within a defined period of time, remembers with an automatically generated fax to the sending of current data.

Finally, the invention, according to a further development it can be provided that the incoming faxes one equipped with an OCR text recognition stage are supplied. The text recognition stage comprises doing a search term memory, which in particular contains entries to central grouping criteria. If the automatic check an incoming fax in text recognition stage that a certain, registered in the keyword storage keyword, which can, for example, describe a particular product group shows up, so is the e-mail generator a notice in the relevant E- mail installed.

For completeness, it should be noted that multi-page Datenfaxe be converted into an equivalent number of websites. The link in the e-mail each results in a generated from multi-page faxing Data plurality of web pages only to that of the first page of the fax corresponding website; only this is called up when the link. The data receiver can get (with disinterest) after reviewing this website leaves (with interest) to the other pages are, what the buttons provided, or without having contained in the relevant Datenfax in websites transformed data previously loaded all. This possibility makes him a gain of time available.

In the following the present invention will be explained in more detail with reference to the drawing. This illustrates a preferred embodiment of the communication system according to the invention, in which the three provided by the connected data transmitters five data receivers connected data are made available. For clarity is only one data receiver with all connections to different units of the system which fully displayed; the other, connected in the same way data receiver are only indicated.

The three data channels are individualized by their fax machines 1, each comprising a Faxsendestation 2 and a Faxempfangsstation. 3 The Faxsendestation 2, each data transmitter is via a data network with the Faxempfangsstation 4 of a central server in connection. The Faxempfangsstation 4 is in turn connected to two other units of the central server 5 in compound, namely with a Web page generator 7 and a reminder routine 8. The web page generator 7 automatically converts the data received from the Faxempfangsstation 4 of the central server 5 data in a web page format and provides the generated 9 websites into a data network. The totality of all generated web pages 9 is stored to form a data archive; each data receiver access to all stored websites is possible. In drawing a web 9 of the web page generator 7 reverts to a data station database 10 to the fax identification of the fax received by the Faxempfangsstation 4 - or alternatively the data transmitter respective individually associated, selected by him virtual fax number of the Faxempfangsstation 4 - one of his identity by certain associate data transmitter. The web pages can contain 9 to the identity of the data transmitter in addition to the information provided by the respective data transmitter data information.

With the web page generator 7 is an e-mail generator 11 in connection, which in turn has access generated in a data receiver database 12. The E-mail generator 11, and sends e-mails to the data processing stations 13, the data receiver. The e-mail- addresses of the data receiver retrieves the mail generator 11 while starting from the data recipient database 12th The data receiver data base 12 thereby contains further information to which data groups of the respective data receiver wishes to receive data. This is automatically taken into account from the e-mail generator 11 in the preparation of E-mails by a reference to sites omitted, which go back to fax data transmitters, which - not allocated to the data groups in question - in accordance with a corresponding entry in the data station database 10 are. Further, in the creating and sending the e-mails are accounted for by the E-mail generator 11 specifications of the connected data receiver for E-mail notification, which are stored in the data receiver database 12 and, for example, the frequency of e-mail may involve notification ,

In the present example, are since the data receiver shown has received an e-mail for the last time, received the interest to him Datenfaxe product groups of the three data channels shown in the server. 4 Therefore, the e-mail generated by the e-mail generator 11, addressed to the respective data receiver contains a reference to the three generated web pages 9, each with a link to that website. The indications in addition to the identity of the data receiver and the time of the E-mail sending contained in the signal generated by the E-mail generator 11 E-mail also provide essential information to the provided web pages 9, for example by the time it receives the fax or creation of the corresponding web page, the data transmitter, the data in the corresponding website O 99/53657 - - PCT / EP99 / 02490

are available, and in the - not shown - Text recognition stage (see above) recognized Narrow. Than those contained in the e-mail links of the data recipient can access directly from the e-mail out to the relevant websites. 9 He notes that their own data of interest to him are, they can download it to their data processing station 13 and print possibly be.

With the data receiver database 12, an adjustment is module 14 in conjunction with which each data receiver itself can adjust the requirements for the E-mail received directly, in particular by specifying data of interest groups, unwanted data transmitter blocks (NOT list) and the E mail-frequency (period) are defined.

the memory routine 8 was already mentioned above. This reminder routine runs in the background. They created if received by a particular data transmitter within a predetermined time period no fax, automatically Erinnerungsfax which will be sent by a Faxsendestation 15 of the central server of the Faxempfangsstation 3 of the respective data transmitter. Of course, such reminder routine instead of fax can be handled via e-mail.

Claims

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A communication system for ├ £ transfer of data from a plurality of data transmitters to a plurality of Datenempf├ñngern, comprising a plurality of Faxsendestationen (2), each of which is a specific data transmitter associated with a central server (5) comprising an input Conn having ├ƒ- unit and an output-Anschlu├ƒ unit, and a plurality of data processing stations (13), each of which is associated with a specific Datenempf├ñnger, with the following further features:
The Faxsendestationen (2) are connected über a data network and the input Anschluß unit associated with the central server (5) Faxempfangsstation (4); the data processing stations (13) are connected to the output über Anschluß unit and a data network to the central server (5); the central server (5) umfaßt a data station database (10), the enthält Einträge at least to Identität the connected data transmitter; the central server (5) further umfaßt a Datenempfängerdatenbank (12), at least enthält the Einträge to E-mail address and the connected Identität Datenempfänger; the central server (5) further comprises a umfaßt the data of the incoming faxes in sites (9)-converting automatic Web page generator (7) and an automatic E-mail generator (11); by the e-mail generator (11) generated e-mails containing links to the Webseiten- generator (11) generated web pages (9).
2. Communication system according to claim 1, characterized in that the data transmitter daß database (10) further Einträge Zugehörigkeit to the connected data transmitter to at least a specific data transmitter group enthält.
3. Communication system according to one of Ansprüche 1 or 2, characterized in that the central server (5) daß a sämtliche received data abspeicherndes data archive umfaßt.
4. Communication system according to one of Ansprüche 1 to 3, characterized in that the central server (5) daß a Faxsendestation (15) umfaßt.
5. Communication system according to one of Ansprüche 1 to 4, characterized in that the central server (5) daß a reminder routine (8) umfaßt.
6. Communication system according to one of Ansprüche 1 to 5, characterized in that the daß Datenempfängerdatenbank (12), a setting module (14) für datenempfängerspezifische settings for E-mail reception assigned ,
A process for ├ £ transfer of data from a plurality of data transmitters to a plurality of Datenempf├ñngern, wherein each data transmitter has a ├╝ber a data network and an input-Anschlu├ƒ unit to a central server (5) connected Faxsendestation (2) is associated with each Datenempf├ñnger a ├╝ber an output Anschlu├ƒ unit and a data network to the central server (5) connected to data processing station (13), having the following features:
Faxsendestationen send the data to the central server (5) associated Faxempfangsstation (4); the data are verknüpft with Identitätsdaten which are stored in a data station database (10) of the central server (5); a web page generator (7) of the central server (5) automatically sets the data contained in the incoming faxes to in each case a web (9); an e-mail generator (11) of the central server (5) automatically generated that contain links to the web pages generated (9) E-mails; the central server (5) automatically sends the e-mails produced at the in a Datenempfängerdatenbank (12) stored e-mail addresses of the Datenempfänger.
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