Automatic Dialer


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Automatic Dialer

A computer program that calls numbers and plays a pre-recorded message. This is used in marketing, often in political campaigns. For example, an automatic dialer may play a message from a celebrity endorser. Legislation limits the use of automatic dialers. See also: Dialing for dollars.
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This amount of dialing would still be a formidable task for a human, but it is a fairly routine job for a mechanical automatic dialer.
Many other features on automatic dialers are not necessary but are most convenient.
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Avaya-certified AGT Dialer software from Applied Global Technologies turns a PDA device into an automatic dialer that can control dialing on Avaya's four models of IP telephones using the infrared (IR) ports built into the phones.
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OnNet's automatic dialer combined with Kernel IP switching capability provide users with the flexibility to change from office to mobile connections without reconfiguring their PC.
Reprogram equipment or features including automatic dialers, speed-dialing, call forwarding, modems for computer or Internet dial-up access, etc.
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Automatic dialers with headsets and computer terminals equip each marketer for his shift.
McClintock said schools also used their phones and automatic dialers to contact voters, and students wrote letters in the classroom urging a vote on Proposition BB.
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