Accelerometer influenced communication device

  • US 6,549,792 B1
  • Filed: 06/25/1999
  • Issued: 04/15/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/25/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A cordless telephone, comprising:

  • a handset with an accelerometer;

    a transceiver;

    a controller; and

    a ring detection unit adapted to provide a ring indication to said controller;

    wherein there is a transition of said cordless telephone between an on-hook state and an off-hook state based on an output of said accelerometer showing an active movement of said handset.

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