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Embedded User Guide

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000016833D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Jul-17
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jul-17
Document File: 2 page(s) / 32K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Amots Persky: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

In the last few years, mobile radios and cellular phones come with more and more features and a lot of them are available according to service provider configuration. It means that every phone can have different features even in the same model, while there is one user guide that is written in a general context to include all the different configurations.

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Embedded User Guide

By Amots Persky and Alla Thcverkin

The Problem:

In the last few years, mobile radios and cellular phones come with more and more features and a lot of them are available according to service provider configuration.  It means that every phone can have different features even in the same model, while there is one user guide that is written in a general context to include all the different configurations.


The problem is that the current user guides do not contain the exact features description that the specific user has in his phone.  The embedded user guide can display the user guide according to the real configuration of the specific phone.

The Main Idea:

The Embedded User Guide will be a user guide that will be read through the phone itself and will include details and explanations about the phone according to the configuration of the specific phone.
An example is shown below.

Example of use of Service Provider programmable parameter in User Guide:

Definitions:

[1]                Hot Mic feature(Yes/No):

This feature enables the user to make an Emergency Group Call without the need to press and hold the PTT (after entering Emergency Mode).   The feature flag indicates whether the phone’s Hot Mic feature is enabled or disabled.

[2]        Hot Mic Duration Timer (seconds)

Defines the time duration (seconds) in which the phone will have talk permit (after entering Emergency Mode) and the user will have the possibility to initiate an emergency group call without using the PTT.

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