Pushing The Button On Push To Talk

Marek, Sue
May 2003
Wireless Week;5/1/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p20
Trade Publication
Focuses on the efforts of handset makers to make consumer-friendly phones that incorporates push-to-talk (PTT) technology. PTT technology of Motorola; Results of the user-interface research conducted by handset makers; Challenges in incorporating the PTT button and speakers in the handset.


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