Patent Number: 6,310,942

Title: Fax routing system and method of using standard fax machine and personal computer

Abstract: A fax routing system and method using a standard fax machine and personal computer. The telephone number is decoded from the telephone number dialing which is generated by the fax machine. This number is looked up in a table. If a corresponding Internet address is found, the fax is downloaded from the fax machine, converted into a computer file, and sent to the recipient via his Internet address. If a corresponding Internet address is not found, the decoded number is dialed on a telephone line and, thereafter, the telephone line is connected to the fax machine for normal fax delivery.

Inventors: Bashoura; Joseph Elias (San Dimas, CA), Coudsi; Charles J. (Foster City, CA), Derycz; Peter Victor (Los Angeles, CA), Garabet; Fady Joseph (La Verne, CA)

Assignee: Infotrieve, Inc.

International Classification: H04L 29/12 (20060101); H04L 29/06 (20060101); H04L 12/58 (20060101); H04N 1/00 (20060101); H04L 29/08 (20060101); H04M 011/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018