sidetone


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sidetone

[′sīd‚tōn]
(communications)
The sound of the speaker's own voice as heard in his telephone receiver; the effect is undesirable and is usually suppressed by special circuits.

sidetone

In a telephone handset, sending a small amount of your voice signal back into your ear through the handset so that you hear yourself talk. It makes the conversation more comfortable when you hear a little bit of your own speech, because you know the line isn't dead. See hybrid.
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"Recently, GL introduced Echo Measurement Utility (EMU) software within this architecture to assess sidetone, line, and acoustic echo and corresponding delays.
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It did say that in the development phase, neither Bluetooth or Wi-Fi proved to be a reliable communication stream because of issues with the delay it caused in sidetone operation.