WIRELESS-ENABLED MICROPHONE, SPEAKER AND USER INTERFACE FOR A VEHICLE
Publication Date: 2004-Aug-26
The IP.com Prior Art Database
Wireless RF technology, for example, Bluetooth®, WiFi, etc. is used to transmit signals between electronic systems and devices in a vehicle. User speech sensed by an in-vehicle microphone may be transferred wirelessly to a remotely located electronic vehicle system/device in the vehicle such as a hands free telephone system, a memo recorder, a radio head unit, a navigation system, etc., using a wireless communication technology. Wireless technology may also be used to communicate signals representing user tactile interactions such as through buttons, switches, dials, knobs, etc., of a user interface in the vehicle to a remotely located vehicle system/device, for example, a hands free telephone system, power door locks, seat controllers, power windows, etc. In addition, audio data and/or audio control/negotiation data may be transmitted from a remote electronic vehicle system/device to an in-vehicle audio system using a wireless communication technology.