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FAST FOOD RESTAURANT CORDLESS TELEPHONE SYSTEM

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000006113D
Original Publication Date: 1991-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Dec-05
Document File: 1 page(s) / 63K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Daniel M. Nigro: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

The next generation cordless telephones will require multiple base stations to implement the "micro" cellular approach. Fast food restaurants will become a logical terminal point for these systems. The implementation of a totally ubiquitous telephone communications system requires the installatibn of base station units in the field by a service provider. The present approach would require the service provider to lease sites from common entities such as fast food chains. The prevalence of fast food chains makes them an excellent choice for site locations. If the telepoint could provide a value added enhancement to the fast food industry, this would allow: - The service provider to minimize leasing cost @erhaps even charge for the service). - Increase acceptance of the product concept. - Speed the implementation of the system.

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MO7WROLA INC. Technical Developments Volume 12 April 1991

FAST FOOD RESTAURANT ~ CORDLESS TELEPHONE SYSTEM

by Daniel M. Nigro and Gary E. Adair ~

  The next generation cordless telephones will require multiple base stations to implement the "micro" cellular approach. Fast food restaurants will become a logical terminal point for these systems. The implementation of a totally ubiquitous telephone communications system requires the installatibn of base station units in the field by a service provider. The present approach would require the service provider to lease sites from common entities such as fast food chains. The prevalence of fast food chains makes them an excellent choice for site locations. If the telepoint could provide a value added enhancement to the fast food industry, this would allow:

- The service provider to minimize leasing cost

  @erhaps even charge for the service). - Increase acceptance of the product concept. - Speed the implementation of the system.

  Currently, drive-thru restaurants rely upon audio systems which are affected by ambient noise levels and other factors in the environment. In inclement weather, customers are reluctant to roll the vehicle window down to place an order. Menu boards are not

designed for good audid quality and are sometimes located in very noisy areIs. Many customers lack the knowledge or experience to properly use an intercom system. The proposed system offers improved reliability, better audio~quality, improved o...