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Encyclopedia > Handsfree

Handsfree is the name of equipment that can be used without hands.

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Mobile phones

Hands-free kit fitted to a Saab 9-5.
Hands-free kit fitted to a Saab 9-5.

Mobile phone handsfree are used when talking. In some countries, it is obligatory to use handsfree, when using a mobile telephone while driving. However, some studies have shown that, even while using a hands-free unit, there is still a higher risk of collision, owing to distraction. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 445 × 599 pixel Image in higher resolution (1759 × 2369 pixel, file size: 2. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 445 × 599 pixel Image in higher resolution (1759 × 2369 pixel, file size: 2. ... 2000 Saab 9-5 sedan 2006 Saab 9-5 station wagon The Saab 9-5 is an executive car produced by the Swedish automaker Saab. ...


In a new law, introduced in the United Kingdom in 2003, it is illegal to use a mobile phone while driving[1]. Similar laws have been adopted in New York, Connecticut, California and Washington, DC, in the U.S.A.. Many of these laws make provisions for the use of handsfree devices in vehicles. By now (May 2006), handheld use of a mobile phone, whilst driving, is illegal in the majority of western Europe. In the Netherlands, fines are at the same level as the price of a professionally-installed handsfree set. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lady Justice is a personification of the law. ... NY redirects here. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... This article is 150 kilobytes or more in size. ...


Handsfree equipment is also available for normal phones, in both wired and wireless models.


Handsfree devices usually connect through a 2.5mm 'submini' Tip ring sleeve connector or the normal connector of the phone. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Jack plug. ...


Manufacturer

There are many manufacturers of handsfree carkits: Nokia, Plantronics, Siemens, Hama, Treo, Ericsson, Motorola, Alcatel, Logitech, PVT und FwD. Plantronics is a hardware company based in Santa Cruz, California, that specializes in lightweight headsets and is the market leader worldwide[1]. // The company was incorporated as Pacific Plantronics on May 18, 1961. ... Siemens AG (ISIN: DE0007236101, FWB: SIE, NYSE: SI) is one of the worlds largest technology companies. ... Treos redirects here. ... Lars Magnus Ericsson Ericsson () NASDAQ: ERIC is a Swedish telecommunications equipment manufacturer, founded in 1876 as a telegraph equipment repair shop by Lars Magnus Ericsson. ... Motorola (NYSE: MOT) is an American multinational communications company based in Schaumburg, Illinois, a Chicago suburb. ... Alcatel SA is a global company, headquartered in France that provides hardware, software and services to telecommunications service providers and enterprises. ... Logitechs Silicon Valley office in Fremont Logitech International S.A. (SWX: LOGN, NASDAQ: LOGI), headquartered in Romanel-sur-Morges, Switzerland, is the holding company for Logitech Group, one of the industry leaders in the personal peripheral market. ...


Handsfree keyless cars

Handsfree remote keyless systems can start the car remotely, without introduzing the card in the slot. Entry remote for a Chrysler vehicle A remote keyless system is a system designed to remotely lock, or unlock, access to premises or automobiles. ...


References

  1. ^ The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2003. Office of Public Sector Information (20 October 2003). Retrieved on 2006-09-27.

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