Multi-Purpose Contextual Control

  • US 20110060589A1
  • Filed: 09/10/2009
  • Published: 03/10/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/10/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for activating functions including a first function and a second function, wherein the system is embedded in an apparatus, comprising:

  • a control configured to be activated by a plurality of activation styles, wherein the control generates a signal indicative of a particular activation style from the plurality of activation styles; and

    a controller configured to activate either the first function or the second function based on the particular activation style, wherein the first function is configured to be executed based only on the activation style, and wherein the second function is further configured to be executed based on a speech input.

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