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VOICE INITIATED PAC (VIP) SYSTEM

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000006319D
Original Publication Date: 1991-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Dec-24
Document File: 1 page(s) / 48K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Carl Brown: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

In today's EMS/Public Safety arena, hands-free auto activation of a vehicular repeater would greatly enhance the users safety and would provide for greater ease of operation. To date, a repeater user must keep one hand occupied to use a portable. Freeing this arm to provide for other uses would increase the ability of the user to perform their job.

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MOTOROLA INC. Technical Developments Volume 14 December 1991

VOICE INITIATED PAC (VIP) SYSTEM

by Carl Brown and Lorenzo Cruger

   In today's EMS/Public Safety arena, hands-free auto activation of a vehicular repeater would greatly enhance the users safety and would provide for greater ease of operation. To date, a repeater user must keep one hand occupied to use a portable. Freeing this arm to provide for other uses would increase the ability of the user to perform their job.

  The VOX is a means to provide hands-free opera- tion However, due to the inability to control activation from extraneous signals its performance is limited. The solution for eliminating this unwanted activation would be a manually operated VOX on/off switch. This would reduce the hands free benefits intended by a VOX system.

   The VIP (Voice Initiated PAC) system offers a completely hands-free system by combining a VOX headset along with a voice command module. The oper- ation of the system is as follows:

  The user will continually wear the VIP portable and headset. While monitoring the mobile channels via the PAC system, the user will be able to maintain a normal conversation, until a response is required. At that point, the user will issue a voice command that will enable the VOX function. He then has the ability to maintain con- versation with the base station until it is no longer required. A voice command can be issued in order to disable the VOX function, thereby giving a completely hand...