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PAGER ACCESSORY CLIPS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000007788D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Apr-24
Document File: 2 page(s) / 88K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Corita Teixeira: AUTHOR

Abstract

The shoe clip 10 shown in Figures 1 and 2 is an optional accessory for holstered pagers 25. The hol- ster 30 can be clipped to sneakers, boots or any weighted type shoe and is especially convenient for use by people who wear light clothing, such as jog- gers. When the holster 30 is clipped to a shoe, as shown, the pager 25 is easily accessible, but still out ofthe way When a page is received, the wearer sim- ply pulls the pager 25 out of the holster 30, leaving the holster in the shoe. After reading the page, the pager 25 is replaced into the holster 30.

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MO7VROLA Technical Developments

PAGER ACCESSORY CLIPS

by Corita Teixeira

  The shoe clip 10 shown in Figures 1 and 2 is an optional accessory for holstered pagers 25. The hol- ster 30 can be clipped to sneakers, boots or any weighted type shoe and is especially convenient for use by people who wear light clothing, such as jog- gers. When the holster 30 is clipped to a shoe, as shown, the pager 25 is easily accessible, but still out ofthe way When a page is received, the wearer sim- ply pulls the pager 25 out of the holster 30, leaving the holster in the shoe. After reading the page, the pager 25 is replaced into the holster 30.

  The user can be alerted by way of a vibrator which would provide sufficient tactile stimulation for the wearer to feel the alert while walking or run- ning. An audible alert signal can be provided as well and would be loud enough even when the wearer is running.

  The shoe clip 10, unlike a conventional clip does not have a'hooked end to retain the pager to a belt or within a pocket, but rather is formed from a thin material, such as sheet metal, which has sufficient length and width to retain the holster 30 to a shoe. An elastomeric coating 20, such as a rubber or vinyl coating, would provide additional comfort to the wearer. An elastomeric or Velcro" pad 1.5 can be added to the inside of the clip to aid in retaining the holster to the shoe.

  The shoe clip 10 described above would allow a person to wear a pager 15 in complete comfort when clipped to a shoe, and would give the wearer the assurance that the pager 10 would not be lost dur- ing normal physical activity.

  The fashion holster clip 35 shown in Figure 3 is a hair barrette c...