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1. (WO1980000517) COMMUNICATION APPARATUS FOR THE HANDICAPPED
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Pub. No.:    WO/1980/000517    International Application No.:    PCT/US1979/000602
Publication Date: 20.03.1980 International Filing Date: 13.08.1979
IPC:
A61F 11/04 (2006.01), G09B 21/00 (2006.01), H04M 1/247 (2006.01), H04M 11/06 (2006.01)
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Priority Data:
933642 14.08.1978 US
Title (EN) COMMUNICATION APPARATUS FOR THE HANDICAPPED
(FR) DISPOSITIF DE COMMUNICATION POUR HANDICAPES
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A communication device coupled to a standard telephone which has an alphanumeric rotary dial or push-button keyboard for persons having speech and/or hearing impairment. A simple, easily-learned code (11), is utilized which can be transmitted over telephone lines (14) using the rotary or push-button digits (10). To communicate, the called party enters the appropriate position for the letter of the alphabet to be communicated. A second entry identifies which one of the plurality of letters (or the number) is intended to be transmitted. The calling party has apparatus (18, 20) attached to the telephone set (16) which decodes the two-digit coded entry, and converts the two-digit code to a standard machine-readable format which can be displayed on a standard output device (26) such as an alphanumeric display or, for blind persons, a braille or similar output device.
(FR)Un dispositif de communication accouple a un telephone conventionnel qui possede un cadran alphanumerique rotatif ou un clavier a touches pour des personnes souffrant de troubles de la parole et/ou de l"ouie. Un code simple, facile a memoriser (11) est utilise qu"il est facile de transmettre par lignes telephoniques (14) en utilisant les cadrans rotatifs ou des touches (10). Pour communiquer, la personne appelee introduit la position appropriee pour la lettre de l"alphabet a transmettre. Une seconde entree identifie laquelle de la pluralite de lettres (ou de chiffres) on a l"intention La personne appelante dispose de l"appareil accouple au telephone (16) qui decodera l"entree codee a deux chiffres, et convertira ce code a deux chiffres en un format standard lisible par une machine qui peut etre affiche sur un dispositif conventionnel (26) tel qu"un affichage alphanumerique ou, pour des aveugles, un dispositif de sortie en braille ou similaire.
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)