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Method for a short range wireless, PC card interface or USB adapter for using the laptop/PC as a speakerphone/dialer with specialized wireless phones

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000029803D
Publication Date: 2004-Jul-13
Document File: 2 page(s) / 30K

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method for a short range wireless, PC card interface or universal serial bus (USB) adapter for using the laptop/PC as a speakerphone/dialer with specialized wireless phones. Benefits include improved functionality.

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Method for a short range wireless, PC card interface or USB adapter for using the laptop/PC as a speakerphone/dialer with specialized wireless phones

Disclosed is a method for a short range wireless, PC card interface or universal serial bus (USB) adapter for using the laptop/PC as a speakerphone/dialer with specialized wireless phones. Benefits include improved functionality.

Background

              Conventionally, most people that work on their PC/laptop have to interrupt what they are doing on the machine and retrieve a telephone to place or receive a call. This activity becomes especially cumbersome when the phone or cell-phone is not conveniently located next to the laptop. For example, a cell-phone may be inside a briefcase, in the next room, or on a different floor.

General description

              The disclosed method enables a laptop or PC to function as a speakerphone/dialer with wireless phones. The key elements of the disclosed method include the following:

•             Phone dialer/speakerphone software installed on PC or laptop

•             USB or wireless/PC Card adapter

•             Earphone and headset with a built-in microphone

Advantages

              The disclosed method provides advantages, including:

•             Improved functionality due to enabling a PC or laptop to enable wireless telephone conversations

Detailed description

              The disclosed method includes a wireless/PC Card or USB adapter to be installed on a laptop or PC with accompanying software. The wireless/PC Card or adapt...