[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] http://press.nokia.com:80/PR/200605/1051308_5.html

From: Kalle Vahlman kalle.vahlman at gmail.com
Date: Wed May 17 11:19:57 EEST 2006
On 5/17/06, Antti Ijäs <antti.ijas at movial.fi> wrote:
> Kalle Vahlman wrote:
> > On 5/17/06, August Joki <august at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
> >
> >> Does the fact that there will be internet telephony software on the
> >> device mean that there will be a working driver for the internal
> >> microphone?
> >
> >
> > One would assume that :)
> >
> > Otherwise it would be a bit silly thing to put there, wouldn't it?
> >
> > (I just hope not many people have destroyed the mic while trying to
> > "reset" the device with a needle ;)
> Now that would be really silly. I hope people don't go sticking stuff in
> every hole they find... ;)

Indeed :)

> >
> >> Also I'd imagine(hope) that there will be some sort of compatibility
> >> for bluetooth headsets, otherwise it'd be a pain to have to hold the
> >> 770 in a position to hear, talk and see it all at the same time.
> >
> >
> > Actually, if you put your ear to the speaker, the mic aligns pretty
> > naturally to your mouth[1]. And holding it like that puts your thumb
> > to the buttons on top of the device.
> >
> > Coincide? I think not ;)
> >
> >
> > [1]  If you are right-handed of course
> >
> I don't know where your mouth is located, but it doesn't align to me :|

Well, I meant more like "it is approximately close enough in the right
direction so it will catch your voice", not "inside your mouth" ;)

> I think the proper way to use it, is to hold it on the desk while you
> speak. That should be quite useful, because if you hold the touchscreen
> to your face, there might be some unwanted buttonclicks in the UI.

You don't have to give it a bear hug and rub it in your face, but
granted that it could be an issue if the ts is not disabled during

> The speaker itself should be cabable of outputting enough noice, so you
> can hear something. But I wonder how the battery lasts in a usecase like
> that? ie. for how long can you speak?

That's a good question.

Kalle Vahlman, zuh at iki.fi
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