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9031493 Custom narration of electronic books  
A system and method are disclosed for correlating an electronic book with a narration. A correlation is determined between a first portion of the narration and a first segment of the text within...
9009051 Apparatus, method, and program for reading aloud documents based upon a calculated word presentation order  
According to one embodiment, a reading aloud support apparatus includes a reception unit, a first extraction unit, a second extraction unit, an acquisition unit, a generation unit, a presentation...
8960936 Backlit storybook for the visually impaired  
A backlit storybook for the visually impaired comprises an audio and visual storybook including a book, a base, and an integral backlight. Each page of the book comprises images or words. The book...
8954328 Systems and methods for document narration with multiple characters having multiple moods  
Disclosed are techniques and systems to provide a narration of a text in multiple different voices. Further disclosed are techniques and systems for providing a plurality of characters at least...
8952887 Interactive references to related application  
A method for producing an output in response to an interaction with a print element on a sheet is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes placing a sheet comprising a print element on a...
8948892 Managing playback of synchronized content  
A computing device may provide a control interface that enables the user to manage the synchronized output of companion content (e.g., textual content and corresponding audio content). For...
8903303 Book with padded covers and pages  
An interchangeable story pillow book system having audio content playback has a book core structure having a spine member, a front cover member, a back cover member, a first page member, and a...
8855545 Method and system for delivering visual and auditory content  
A self-contained system containing a plurality of pages of printed content, incorporating means for detecting which page is being viewed by the reader, and incorporating means for producing...
8849182 Gathering data concerning publication usage  
Methods and systems for measuring and gathering data relating to publication usage by participants in publication readership studies. Some methods and systems employ portable monitors carried by...
8801042 Learning aid  
An improved learning aid in the form of a book, the book includes a front cover, a back cover, and a plurality of pages intermediate the front cover and the back cover. The plurality of pages,...
8792818 Audio book editing method and apparatus providing the integration of images into the text  
A method and apparatus for recording and editing audio books which indexes the text and audio recording to one another. This allows for ease in locating a portion of the audio recording...
8763905 Data processing systems applying optical identification devices and related data processing and operation methods and computer program products thereof  
A data processing system applying optical identification devices includes a printed matter having a plurality of encoded data printed thereon; an optical identification device for reading at least...
8737908 Interactive book and spatial accountability method  
The current invention promotes accountability in reading, in terms of spatial, causal, temporal, protagonist, and intentionality elements of a story. A book with interactive maps was developed to...
8649728 Finger sensing apparatus and method  
A finger-sensing apparatus (23) and a method with a page detection mechanism (47). The apparatus (23) comprises a finger-sensitive substrate (26) having a plurality of keypads (30), a page...
8621349 Publishing techniques for adding value to a rendered document  
A system for processing a visual capture operation as described. The system receives an indication of a visual capture operation performed from a rendered document. The indication specifies both a...
8596640 Storytelling game and method of play  
A method of play, wherein play emphasizes storytelling and story recounting abilities, and wherein the method comprises: (a) providing a gaining device which provides for: a plurality of subject...
8594557 Interactive electronic device with optical page identification system  
An electronic learning device for receiving a book having a plurality of successive page spreads, at least one page spread having selectable content and an optically readable page identifier. The...
8563880 Operating tool with conductor pieces  
An inexpensively-produced operating tool to which information about the direction of the operating tool or various kinds of identification information can be provided, and in which a switch can be...
8538318 Apparatus and methods for an interactive electronic book system  
Apparatus and methods are provided relating to delivering audio content for an interactive electronic book system, including a book with a plurality of pages with overlaying magnets affixed...
8529265 Method for teaching written language  
A system and method for teaching combining letters, images and sounds. A keyboard having letters on keys has sounds associated with each key. Keys for words used in a lesson may be highlighted to...
8505245 Synergetic training device  
The invention can be efficiently used for intensively learning different disciplines, including foreign languages, and for forming and automating operational skills of professionals in different...
8477095 Audio book for pen-based computer  
A system for producing audio output from interaction with printed material and a pen based computer system. The system includes a printed page including a substantially invisible position code and...
8467713 Hybrid reading materials and methods for mentally investing readers in reading materials  
Hybrid reading materials and methods for mentally investing readers in reading materials. Hybrid reading materials include text reciting written subject matter adapted to be read visually and an...
8446290 Self contained device for displaying electronic information  
A thin flexible electronic display includes a flexible membrane, control circuitry, and self-contained power source, which may be a thin flexible battery. A display may be affixed to an associated...
8442493 Messaging device  
An apparatus may include a housing that is configured to support a first picture and a second picture, a first sensor that is configured to receive a first input and that is associated with the...
8437688 Test and answer key generation system and method  
A system and method for generating a test and an answer key to identify correct answers is disclosed. A test can be created by entering a set of questions with answer choices and correct answers...
8341858 Video device and method  
An article of print media that includes an electronic module that has at least one chip for storing data and for controlling the electronic module and first means for closing the electronic module...
8253654 Visual interface control based on viewing display area configuration  
A visual interface having a plurality of picture elements disposed on a substrate wherein a viewable display area of the visual interface may be configured by expanding or contracting the...
8244697 Versioning system for electronic textbooks  
A versioning system for electronic textbooks provided to a variety of textbook readers uses a highly abstracted content file tagged with content identifiers allowing this content file to be...
8207458 Article with circuit actuating capability  
An article with circuit actuating capability includes a first article part [13], a second article part [11] formed with a pocket [101] and linked to the first article part such that the first and...
8203546 Electronic document reading devices  
This invention generally relates to an electronic document reading device, that is to a device such as an electronic book which presents a document to a user on a display to enable the user to...
8200146 Book spread identification arrangement for a board book  
A book spread identification arrangement for a board book is provided, the arrangement comprising a plurality of conductive paths, contact means disposed adjacent at least part of at least one of...
8149183 Display  
Various embodiments and methods relating to driving a stacked arrangement of display panels are disclosed.
8142096 Computer-contained binder  
A computer-contained binder provided in the disclosure has a document binder and a computer device. The document binder having at least one cover plate and plural parallel folder rings piercing...
8137020 Computer-contained binder  
A computer-contained binder provided in the disclosure has a document binder and a computer device. The document binder having at least one cover and plural parallel folder rings piercing through...
8112029 Method for developing writing skills by creating customized books using a network  
A method for creating a book using a network, comprising using a processor to create a website to entice a user to become a subscriber. Computer instructions are used to provide a welcome message,...
8095949 Electronic book with restricted access features  
A viewer for displaying electronic books and having various features for restricting access to their content. A user may assign ratings to stored electronic books, or use standard ratings, and...
8041289 Interactive book with detection of lifted flaps  
An interactive system for providing multimedia data in response to interaction with lift-the-flap elements. The system may include a housing which forms a substantially planar surface configured...
8027830 Method and device for a source language to be understood by a listener mastering a target language  
The invention concerns a method for source language comprehension designed for a listener mastering a target language, which consists in causing the listener to listen to a statement, consisting...
8011122 Novelty video device and method  
An article of print media that includes an electronic module that has at least one chip for storing data and for controlling the electronic module and first means for closing the electronic module...
7941090 Interactive book reading system using RF scanning circuit  
An interactive book reading system (600) responsive to a human finger presence. The system (600) includes a radio frequency (RF) scanning circuit (675), a control circuit (610), a memory (615) and...
7865129 Early learning book system with internal, electronic media activity, such as lighting and sound activity  
An electronic early recognition and confirmation system generally in learner-useable book-form structure including (a) pages, each including at least one lesson-specific question, and for each...
7859409 Electronic apparatus and computer-readable medium containing program for implementing control method thereof  
An electronic apparatus which allows even a visually-handicapped user to perceive the function or state related to an operating element in advance. When an operator makes a RF tag mounted in a...
7853193 Method and device for audibly instructing a user to interact with a function  
A method for audibly instructing a user to interact with a function. A function is associated with a user-written selectable item. The user-written selectable item is recognized on a surface. In...
7831933 Method and system for implementing a user interface for a device employing written graphical elements  
A method and system for implementing a user interface for a device through user created graphical elements. The method includes recognizing a graphical element icon created by a user. Once...
7809576 Customized audio playback storybook with light activation  
A unit for providing an interactive, light-activated, voice recorder unit for a book wherein said interactive voice recorder unit automatically initiates a playback mode when the front cover of a...
7792480 Electrographic position location apparatus including recording capability and data cartridge including microphone  
An electrographic position location apparatus and a data cartridge are disclosed. The data cartridge comprises a body and a memory device in the body. A connector extends from the body and is...
7724696 Predictive reader power management  
Power management features of a reader device control an amount of electrical energy supplied to the reader device. The power management features include several power control categories that a...
7698640 User interactive journal  
Apparatuses, systems and methods are provided for creating an interactive journaling experience for a user. The user is provided with apparatuses or systems which assist the user in generating a...
7637042 Automatic induction device for turning pages  
An automatic induction device for turning pages includes a plurality of inner pages, a plurality of conductive rubber pieces, a flexible printed circuit board, and an electronic unit. The inner...

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