Patent Number: 7,103,365

Title: System and method for locating an alternate communication mechanism in case of a failure of a wireless communication device

Abstract: A system (and method and programmable storage medium for storing program steps of the method) for locating an alternate communication mechanism in case of a failure of a wireless device, includes a location tracker for continuously transmitting information to the wireless communication device for allowing a user to locate an alternate communication mechanism after the failure has occurred.

Inventors: Myllymaki; Jussi Petri (San Jose, CA)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: H04Q 7/20 (20060101); H04Q 7/38 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018