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Polite Ringtone

A ringtone that waits until there is a break in conversation to interrupt
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This ringtone uses the microphone to listen to ambient sound, and waits for a break in conversation to ring. It could also just slip the ring into any silent space in the background sound. YOu might even program something in like, "wait until there has been one second of relative silence to ring, and then if you get interrupted say, 'oh, excuse me.' "
JesusHChrist, Mar 07 2013

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       No. It just won't work if you need to get a call whilst in the train station or supermarket, or anywhere there is continuous noise.
xandram, Mar 07 2013

       Enter the SmartRingtone, which, upon alert from the PoliteRingtone system, would kick in, record the ambient sound and play a mirror image of it that is optimized to sound as opposite to it as possible -- or even, in the case of an intelligent agent, play an augmented version back to the environment while listening for changes and incorporating them -- like stuttering-modifying softwares. So if someone won't stop talking the SmartRingtone would pay them back to themselves slightly delayed until the person starts to modify themselves in response to the ring, at which point the SmartRingtone could start to make them say stuff, or at least in the first few versions say unintelligible stuff, much like what I just said.
JesusHChrist, Mar 07 2013


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