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Microphone Enclosure

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000123358D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Apr-04
Document File: 1 page(s) / 17K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Lieberman, LI: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

Disclosed is a microphone enclosure for automotive applications. The invention consists of combining a microphone or microphone array for automotive use with ornamental items generally located in a vehicle, e.g. automobile. For example, the microphone may be placed within an ornament suspended from the rear view mirror. If the microphone requires a cord, the cord may be used as the means for suspension. Alternatively, the microphone may be concealed within an object of the kind commonly placed on an automobile dashboard. Examples of such objects include sports-related figures, religious figures, souvenirs, stuffed animals, or other ornaments.

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Microphone Enclosure

   Disclosed is a microphone enclosure for automotive
applications.  The invention consists of combining a microphone or
microphone array for automotive use with ornamental items generally
located in a vehicle, e.g. automobile.  For example, the microphone
may be placed within an ornament suspended from the rear view mirror.
If the microphone requires a cord, the cord may be used as the means
for suspension.  Alternatively, the microphone may be concealed
within an object of the kind commonly placed on an automobile
dashboard.  Examples of such objects include sports-related figures,
religious figures, souvenirs, stuffed animals, or other ornaments.