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Johnson Controls gains US patents for wireless communication system

Johnson Controls, a U.S. based provider of automotive interiors, products and services, has announced that the United States Patent Office has awarded two new patents for its BlueConnect wireless connectivity technology for use in vehicles.


The BlueConnect hands-free system from Johnson Controls enables a wireless connection to mobile phones using Bluetooth technology, allowing drivers to make and receive calls using a vehicle’s voice recognition and audio systems.


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The system reportedly offers a wide range of features connected to and enabled through the driver’s personal mobile phone.


The company has also said that the system includes an electronic control module and microphone. The electronic control module contains the voice recognition system, noise cancellation system and the Bluetooth chipset.


Johnson Controls is operating in automotive interiors, building material & services and power related products.


The company provides automotive interiors; systems supplied include seating, overhead, door, instrument panels, storage and electronics. For buildings, it offers products and services that optimise energy use and improve comfort and security; full-line service provider of mechanical equipment as well as systems, it provides control-heating, ventilating, air conditioning (HVAC), lighting, security and fire management in non-residential buildings. Johnson Controls also provides batteries for automobiles and hybrid-electric vehicles, along with systems engineering and service expertise. It is the World’s largest manufacturer of lead acid automotive batteries and developer of advanced battery chemistries.
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