Active Noise Cancellation Comes to Mobile Phones

Monteith, David
June 2008
Portable Design;Jun2008, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p30
The article discusses the basic concept of active noise cancellation (ANC). It is outlined that active and passive noise cancelling tchnologies can minimize background noise in high-end headphones. However, these technologies cannot provide the same benefits in mobile handsets. A highly effective noise canceling scheme would not only benefit consumers by helping to save the hearing sense, but carriers would benefit from longer calls, more calls and more satisfied consumers resulting in higher revenues.


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