FINGER PRINT RECOGNITION PRESS TO TALK (PTT) BUTTON
Original Publication Date: 1999-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Aug-23
A common feature in two-way radios today is 2. When the user places their finger on the pad user identification based on a password. This fea- the fingerprint would be scanned. ture requires a user to enter numerical numbers through a keypad. If a radio does not have a keypad 3. The scanned information would be sent to a this feature can not be used. On every radio there is central processor for analysis. a Press to Talk (PTT) button. By utilizing the P'lT button as a finger print recognition pad the user 4. If the fingerprint matched the one stored in would be able to identify himself/herself to the radio memory the radio would perform the requested based on their finger print, rather than a keypad. operation.