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Flexible Hand strap with embedded PTT functionality

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000236586D
Publication Date: 2014-May-05
Document File: 3 page(s) / 692K

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Ooi, Lee Sun: INVENTOR [+3]

Abstract

The Invention A flexible hand strap with embedded PTT button which allows the user to use their thumb pressing PTT while the radio is strapped behind their palm. The flexible hand strap helps secure the radio onto users hand. When the user is holding the strap and PTT-ing, the radio is placed behind their palm. At the same time, their four finger are free to do task. For example ? the waiter can PTT and talk while carrying food in their hand serving to the desk, the receptionist can PTT while they are typing on keyboard, cleaner can PTT while both their hands are pushing the utility trolley etc.

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Flexible Hand Strap with Embedded PTT Functionality

By Ooi Lee Sun, Garra Lan Ting, Ye Lin

Motorola Solutions, Inc.

 

ABSTRACT

The Invention

A flexible hand strap with embedded PTT button which allows the user to use their thumb pressing PTT while the radio is strapped behind their palm. The flexible hand strap helps secure the radio onto users hand.

When the user is holding the strap and PTT-ing, the radio is placed behind their palm. At the same time, their four fingers are free to do task.

For example – the waiter can PTT and talk while carrying food in their hand serving to the desk; the receptionist can PTT while they are typing on keyboard; cleaner can PTT while both their hands are pushing the utility trolley etc.

The flexible hand strap has a flexible PCB with a PTT switch. The PTT switch can be mounted at any point on the strap.

Once the flexible hand strap is interlocked onto the radio, it will electrically connected to the radio through electrical metal contact.

Once the user press the PTT button on the flexible hand strap, electrically it will detect and use as the PTT.

PROBLEM

Through voice of customer, we get to know that radio users like to hold their radio in their hand.

The user always have either their right/left hand occupied holding radio and PTT. They are short handed to do their task.

 

Even if the user is using lanyard/wrist strap, they are not able to PTT while both hand is occupied. Or, when they need to free their hand for task, the radio is hanging f...