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Sounds from headphone can be automatically muted or paused when cross the street

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000241644D
Publication Date: 2015-May-20
Document File: 3 page(s) / 58K

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Abstract

This disclosure is to describe how to automatically stop or mute sounds when you are using headphone and going to crossing street to let you focus on traffic and avoid dangers

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Sounds from headphone can be automatically muted or paused when cross the street

It's danger when you cross the road and listen to music with headphone or earphone. So is there a way the music can be paused or muted automatically when you are going to crossing the road? The answer is what we are going to introducing.

GPS is more and more popular and accurate and supported by more and more devices like mobile phone etc. When you walk in the street and listen to music by headphone or earphone, through GPS to locate your real-time location accurately, the application can determine you are going to crossing the road and then start to pause or mute the music, and then it will be resumed automatically after you crossed the road. It is to predict your intention and pause or mute music beforehand automatically to let you focus on crossing the street with safety. The advantages are:

All are Automatically without any manually involved


Prediction and reminding

Saving lives

Here we assume we are using mobile phone or MP3 device that support GPS. The work procedures are:

It will be triggered when you start to use headphone or earphone.

Then it will start to check if you are moving in a street

If yes, the function will be active.

And start to check your location real-time and determine if you are going to crossing the road.

When find you are going to crossing road, it start to pause or mute the music.

When find you crossed the road, it start to resume the music.

And keep to r...