The Baby Bells are marketing a service that can make the answering machine
seem like an instrument of civility.
The answering machine
on the base station is equally straightforward.
You could win Thunderbirds' Tracy Island (left), a Thunderbirds answering machine
message and a copy of the CD of the show's theme tune (above)
The free Internet Answering Machine
finally makes it possible for people to enjoy their Internet experience without missing any important incoming telephone calls," said David Hofstatter, executive vice president of CallWave.
After being programmed, the answering machine
will notify the pager that there is a message and the user's pager will beep.
Default calls will be directed to a stand-alone device such as an answering machine
or facsimile machine.
For an extra $150, Candy bought a Fax Manager - an electronic box that automatically detects fax calls and redirects them from the answering machine
to the fax.
The modern home is crammed with electronic gear--personal computers, sophisticated stereo systems, telephone answering machines
, video cassette recorders.
With our migration to pure SIP, having reliable and high performance call progress and answering machine
detection is imperative for outbound contact center efficiency.
The Gigaset AL185's integrated answering machine
can record up to 12 minutes of messages and can be operated from both the handset and the base station.