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Kazuo Hashimoto was a Japanese inventor who registered over 1,000 patents throughout the world, including patents for Caller-ID system and telephone answering machine.

Caller ID

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Kazuo Hashimoto was a Japanese inventor who registered over 1,000 patents throughout the world, including patents for Caller-ID system and telephone answering machine.
From 1969 through 1975, Paraskevakos was issued 20 separate patents related to automatic telephone line identification, and since they significantly predated all other similar patents, they appear as prior art in later United States Patents issued to Kazuo Hashimoto and Carolyn A. Doughty.

Answering machine

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Kazuo Hashimoto was a Japanese inventor who registered over 1,000 patents throughout the world, including patents for Caller-ID system and telephone answering machine.
Another commercially successful answering machine was the Ansafone created by inventor Dr. Kazuo Hashimoto, who was employed by a company called Phonetel.

New Jersey Institute of Technology

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Hashimoto was awarded an honorary 'Doctor of Science' degree ('honoris causa') by New Jersey Institute of Technology in 1994 for his outstanding contributions to the field of telephony.

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Patent

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Kazuo Hashimoto was a Japanese inventor who registered over 1,000 patents throughout the world, including patents for Caller-ID system and telephone answering machine.

Medals of Honor (Japan)

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He was a recipient of Japan’s Medal of Honor, the Yellow Ribbon, and was designated as a Living National Treasure.

Living National Treasure (Japan)

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He was a recipient of Japan’s Medal of Honor, the Yellow Ribbon, and was designated as a Living National Treasure.

Telephony

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Hashimoto was awarded an honorary 'Doctor of Science' degree ('honoris causa') by New Jersey Institute of Technology in 1994 for his outstanding contributions to the field of telephony.