Sound producing toy Patent #: 5127869
ApplicationNo. 451524 filed on 05/26/1995
US Classes:434/317, Visual information in book form434/308, AUDIO RECORDING AND VISUAL MEANS434/319, AUDIO RECORDING434/322QUESTION OR PROBLEM ELICITING RESPONSE
ExaminersPrimary: Apley, Richard J.
Assistant: Richman, Glenn E.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassG09B 005/00
AbstractApparatus for use in conjunction with a book containing intermixed text and symbols, includes a randomly accessible sound storage-and-playback memory having addressable storage locations, and a plurality of actuatable selectors, each selector being associated with a respective symbol corresponding to a symbol in the book. A switch selects between a recording mode of operation and a playback mode of operation. A microprocessor controls recording at respective addressable storage locations in the memory respective sounds produced by the user, the recording means being active during the selected recording mode of operation. The microprocessor controls the playback from the memory of a respective recorded sound, the playback means being actuated by the microprocessor upon actuation of a respective one of the selectors during the selected playback mode of operation.
Field of SearchAUDIO RECORDING AND VISUAL MEANS
Common carrier for visual means and audio recording
Visual information in book form
QUESTION OR PROBLEM ELICITING RESPONSE
Correctness of response indicated to examine by self-operating or examinee actuated means
Spelling, phonics, word recognition, or sentence formation
Electrical component included in teaching means
Listener's voiced response recorded
Operation of apparatus controlled by listener's response to question or problem