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7765655 Apparatus and method for generating post-burial audio communications in a burial casket  
An apparatus and method for generating post-burial audio communications from surviving friends and loved ones in a casket by providing a burial casket, and providing an electronic audio...
7765656 Apparatus and method for generating post-burial audio communications in a burial casket  
An apparatus and method for generating post-burial audio communications from surviving family members, friends, and loved ones by adapting a burial casket with an electronic audio communication...
7391091 Magnetic particle flow detector  
A ferromagnetic thin-film based magnetic field detection system having a substrate supporting a magnetic field sensor in a channel with a first electrical conductor supported on the substrate...
7089495 Video enhanced gravemarker  
A tombstone for communicating audio and visual data related to the deceased from the tombstone to a user, the tombstone comprising an indicia bearing and viewing portion, a visual display, an...
6831798 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REPRODUCING FIRST PARTIAL INFORMATION AND READING SECOND PARTIAL INFORMATION, WHICH PERMIT CONTINUOUS REPRODUCTION OF INFORMATION, INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, AND REPRODUCTION PROGRAM  
A storage device stores a plurality of information, each having first and second partial information. A reading device reads the first partial information of one arbitrarily selected information...
6782448 Transparent code update in an automated data storage library  
An automated data storage library accesses data storage media from storage shelves in response to commands from external host(s). The library receives a code update image while continuing to...
6728167 Background music controller  
A device that controls background music interspersed with commercial messages by using an unmodified Compact Disc (CD) player loaded with custom discs. The custom discs provide the music and...
6710955 Method and apparatus for converting an analog audio source into a digital format  
An apparatus and method for converting and improving an existing analog audio recording as it is converted into a digital format with reliable tone detection and interpretation. Specifically, the...
6404569 Light switch cover plate with audio recording and playback feature  
A light switch cover plate having mechanism for recording and playing back an audio sample through a speaker when the light switch is turned either on or off. Several messages can be recorded and...
6072392 Apparatus and method for monitoring and recording the audible environment of a child, patient, older person or pet left in the care of a third person or persons  
A remote recording unit, which is worn by a child, monitors the ambient sounds in a day care center (for example) and records selected sound bytes that are played back on a docking unit. The time...
5914826 Light switch cover plate with audio recording and playback feature  
A light switch cover plate having mechanism for recording and playing back an audio sample through a speaker when the light switch is turned either on or off. Several messages can be recorded and...
5841741 Automatic seamless branching story-telling apparatus  
An automatic story-telling apparatus includes a storage media having temporally parallel data storage tracks containing story content. The story content is stored on each of the temporally...
5675333 Digital compressed sound recorder  
For saving memory space, the use of a sophisticated compressor is to be preferred to a simple reduction of the sampling frequency. However, for very high compression rates the total number of...
5563714 Digital signal processing apparatus for recording and reproducing time-base compressed digital image data in an image transmission system  
Time-based compressed data representing a program is supplied from a local conditional access circuit to two recording signal processing circuits which supply the data to be recorded...
5532680 Automatic message playback system  
An automatically actuated voice message delivery system is provided. At least one motion sensor (40) and one or more optional presence detectors (45) are strategically placed within an enclosed...
RE35032 Electronic reminder system  
An electronic reminder system is described for recording a plurality of different spoken messages on a record medium, which messages are to be played-back at a specific point-of-time for each...
5440637 Listening and display unit  
A listening and display unit for playing and promoting audio recordings, including a display surface for promotional and instructional messages, two or more audio jacks connected by an audio cable...
5404343 Resting place marker with audio system  
A marker such as a grave stone or tombstone for visually identifying the resting place of the remains of a once living entity, with the marker preferably having a location for written information...
5287333 Notification system with voice in an audio system  
An FM audio system has an FM tuner, a CD player, a stereo modulator for modulating an audio signal from the CD player to produce a composite signal so as to be received by the FM tuner, for...
5241427 Message door lock apparatus  
A message door lock includes a trigger switch for trigging a playing operation of a recorder and player operatively recorded for leaving a message in the recorder formed on a door lock, an...
5170164 Apparatus and method for recording customized road feature descriptions with feature location data  
A vehicle-mounted apparatus is capable of recording customized voice road feature descriptions along with location information as the vehicle travels along the road. A vehicle location signal...
5117407 Vending machine with synthesized description messages  
A vending machine adapted to reproduce audio and video messages relating to the products being dispensed. The video portion of the message is produced by a video synthesizer which displays objects...
4984098 Point of purchase automatically-actuated audio advertising device and method  
A point-of-purchase advertising device generates a prerecorded audio message automatically whenever a person is nearby, and then resets itself automatically to prepare for the presence of another...
4956725 Image signal reproducing apparatus  
An image signal reproducing apparatus for reproducing image signals from a record bearing medium on which image signals consisting of a plurality of groups of image planes are recorded is arranged...
4863384 Personalized feedback system utilizing pre-recorded media and method of making same  
A personalized feedback system is disclosed that employs survey questionaires for enabling procurement of personalized data indicative of the needs of a user. Compilation components are included...
4839749 Recorded voice warning system for providing safety alerts and personal messages  
A vehicle safety and personal message system primarily designed to be incorporated into a vehicle to provide the driver with a pre-recorded speech message pertaining to either a vehicle safety...
4831367 Information device  
An information device is provided with a storage unit for storing information, with an input element comprising keys, with a memory including a plurality of memory locations, with a computer, and...
4761542 Automatic money receiving and paying method and apparatus  
A plurality of kinds of guidance information are stored in advance in an automatic money receiving and paying apparatus, and the information, which is recorded on a recording medium, on the...
4731769 Central servicing and information controller for vehicle auxiliary equipment  
A central operating input and information output system for the control of a plurality of optional instruments in a vehicle has a display for displaying information and an option menu. A first...
4715060 Door message apparatus with telephone answering device  
A door message apparatus has a control unit which responds to operation of a doorbell switch to connect a door speaker/microphone to an automatic telephone answering and recording machine. The...
4692817 Programmed conversation recording system  
A programmed conversation recording system utilizes distinctive control signals to condition voice actuated circuitry to respond to silence intervals, pause intervals, and speech length intervals...
4670798 Point of purchase advertising system  
A point of purchase advertising system is provided which senses the presence of a person in the vicinity of an advertising display and thereupon renders an appropriate advertisement such as a...
4654728 Portable message device with a hook shaped attaching means  
A portable message device comprises a box-like housing, including a channel hook mounting bracket, for detachable mounting on the edge a closure of an automobile, or a building, and includes a...
4644423 Automatic program source selection method and apparatus  
A method and apparatus permits interfacing of several independent program sources so that a secondary program source is operated in a playback mode while a search mode is engaged for a primary...
4636881 Talking book with an infrared detector used to detect page turning  
A talking book includes front and back panels. A microcassette tape player and logical circuitry with left and right infrared detectors are located at the top of the back panel. A ring binder is...
4636880 Programmable annunciator  
A programmable annunciator device for periodic fade-in of specific message segments in a continuous broadcast or background audio. The device utilizes a tape cassette and transport with reel turns...
RE32115 Self-service terminal  
A self service terminal for dispensing voice and video information, printed documents, and goods; and for accepting service orders and payments therefor by currency or credit card. The terminal...
4544920 Intrusion detector and method  
Apparatus and method are provided for protecting an unoccupied building. The apparatus includes a noise detector for detecting noises generated by attempts to enter the building. Any noise...
4541805 Audio adapter for sewing machine  
An audio adapter for an electric or electronic sewing machine is disclosed. The adapter may have a holder sized to accept a typical DC powered microcassette tape player, an AC-DC power converter...
4539436 Programmed conversation recording system  
A programmed conversation recording system utilizes distinctive control signals to condition voice actuated circuitry to respond to silence intervals, pause intervals, and speech length intervals...
4525821 Cross  
A cross having a recess therein to accommodate and position a tape playing machine with a speaker so that a user can play messages while looking at the cross.
4496996 Running guide system  
Maps from a starting point to a destination are automatically, successively renewed and indicated on CRT each time a predetermined distance is covered. The map to be indicated are divided into a...
4490717 Geographic display device for a moving vehicle  
A plurality of sections of drive route charts from a start point to a destination point of a car are sequentially switched for display on a CRT as the car travels by a predetermined distance. The...
4460928 Electronic apparatus for voice output of stored information  
Electronic apparatus for voice output of stored information includes input keys for entering information into the apparatus, a microphone for receiving voice messages, a first memory for storing...
4445147 Merchandising device having recording selection and display  
A record merchandising device is provided having a plurality of display racks for displaying recorded works for sale, a selection switch associated with each display rack and operable by a...
4445148 Automatic telephone answering apparatus  
For switching over from playback of the owner's announcement text to recording a message from a caller, a pause of defined length is present on the announcement tape between the first and second...
4439635 Message delivery system  
A message delivery system is described which includes a plurality of announce units, each of which includes means for storing a respective message segment. A controller activates selected ones of...
4426691 Voice warning device with repeat mechanism for an automotive vehicle  
A voice warning device has a record disc as a recording medium storing warning and a repeat mechanism for repeatedly reproducing the warnings. The record disc contains a plurality of warning...
4389679 Language information system  
A language information system in which a patron in a given location, such as at a play, on a train, or bus, or in a hotel room, is provided with information, or a running commentary, or summary of...
4376961 Magnetic drum/head system for selectively generating recorded voice information  
A magnetic drum/head system for selectively reproducing voice information recorded on the magnetic drum. The magnetic drum has a recording zone in which predetermined voice information is recorded...

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