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WRIST WORN PAGER WITH SEPARATE WATCH ASSEMBLY

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000006298D
Original Publication Date: 1991-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Dec-21
Document File: 1 page(s) / 53K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

W. J. Kuznicki: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

Figure 1 shows a pager/messaging assembly with display screen attached to a watch and wrist band arrange- ment. A suitable receiver design, a decoder/micropro- cessor of select I@), a battery compartment, space for operational controls and the display that matches the main housing constraints are provided.

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MOTOROLA INC. Technical Developments Volume 14 December 1991

WRIST WORN PAGER WITH SEPARATE WATCH ASSEMBLY

by W. J. Kuznicki, E. I? Jesse11 and W. J. Scarpone

  Figure 1 shows a pager/messaging assembly with display screen attached to a watch and wrist band arrange- ment. A suitable receiver design, a decoder/micropro- cessor of select I@), a battery compartment, space for operational controls and the display that matches the main housing constraints are provided.

  It is very practical to have a wristwatch/pager offer- ing that has the pager function totally separated from the watch mechanism. The advantages presented by this separation are: 1. The main body of the watch can be suited to the users preference. If the user wants an ana- log, digital or color/styled offering this choice can be made without effecting the pager assembly. 2. The pager portion of the wrist worn assembly would be positioned so it is on the opposite side of the wrist from the watch

assembly. This represents a class of wrist worn pager that is effectively concealed on the inside of the wrist and more readily viewed by the user and less obvious to the surroundiig environment (clients, associates, etc.). This added user selective configuration should allow a broader segment of the population to be interested in having the capability of a wrist worn pager.

  The watch band contains the antenna that provides the needed signal recovery to operate the receiving function. The pager/messaging assem...