New Delhi: Newgen Software said that the Indian patent office has granted a patent for remote email access via SMS.
The Indian patent office has accepted Newgen’s invention of “Remote Email Access through Short Message Service (SMS).”
Under the patent no. 35194, Newgen will hold the IPR (intellectual property rights) for 20 years term commencing from 16 February 2010 as per the provisions of the Patents Act, 1970.
Newgen gets patent for remote e-mail access via SMS
Newgen’s technology enables mobile phones (especially a feature phone) to access email remotely via SMS or multimedia messaging service (MMS). It paraphrases the e-mail and converts to a format which is communicable as an SMS/MMS.
Further, there is an intelligent message filter and processor which removes the extra information, such as advertisements, disclaimers, and images from the email. When the user sends SMS then the message is transmitted as email to the sender
“We are pleased with the issuance of this patent. It, once again, underlines our commitment to deliver the best-in-class technologies,” said Diwakar Nigam, MD, and Chairman, Newgen Software.
“The technology will facilitate organisations in enabling customer’s journeys and delivering a delightful experience,“ added Nigam.
Newgen invests 9-10% of its revenue yearly on research and development. It has a 500 people skilled team with deep domain expertise.
Newgen’s patents further strengthen its leadership in building cutting-edge, industry-specific applications, instrumental in driving digital transformation across organizations worldwide.
Newgen Software has filed 44 patents so far. And 17 have been accepted in India and the US. The company is a provider of low code digital automation platform.