Voice acquisition system for a vehicle

  • US 8,350,683 B2
  • Filed: 08/15/2011
  • Issued: 01/08/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/25/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A voice acquisition system for a vehicle, said voice acquisition system comprising:

  • an interior rearview mirror assembly attached at an inner portion of the windshield of a vehicle equipped with said interior rearview mirror assembly;

    said interior rearview mirror assembly including at least two microphones for receiving audio signals within a cabin of the equipped vehicle and generating an output indicative of said audio signals;

    a control in the vehicle, said control responsive to said output from said at least two microphones, said control at least partially distinguishing vocal signals from non-vocal signals present in said output; and

    wherein said at least two microphones provide sound capture for at least one of a hands free cell phone system, an audio recording system and a wireless communication system.

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