Patent Number: 7,047,038

Title: Computer and mobile communication system

Abstract: A computer and mobile communication system for performing wireless telephone, personal organizer and/or schedule alert functions is provided. The system may have a wireless handset for recording and playing messages, and for performing scheduling functions. The computer may be located in a base station with a common housing which contains a cradle to provide a conduit for exchange of information between the computer and the handset, as well as the circuitry to charge a battery in the handset. The handset may be switched between a telephone mode and a personal organizer mode by opening and closing a protective cover. A method of operating the system is also disclosed.

Inventors: Macor; James J. (Jackson, NJ)

Assignee: Avaya Technology Corp.

International Classification: H04M 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/16/02018