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AUDIO RECORDING AND VISUAL MEANS

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434317000 Visual information in book form 33
434309000 Common carrier for visual means and audio recording 21
434314000 Image projector 1
20090162823INTERACTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING DEVICE - The invention relates to a device which allows to preferably explain and demonstrate three-dimensional objects, such as anatomic models or also models and exhibits for museums and fairs. According to the invention the model 06-25-2009
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20130137076HEAD-MOUNTED DISPLAY BASED EDUCATION AND INSTRUCTION - Technology disclosed herein provides for use of HMDs in a classroom setting. Technology disclosed herein provides for HMD use for holographic instruction. In one embodiment, the HMD is used for social coaching. User profile information may be used to tailor instruction to a specific user based on known skills, learning styles, and/or characteristics. One or more individuals may be monitored based on sensor data. The sensor data may come from an HMD. The monitoring may be analyzed to determine how to enhance an experience. The experience may be enhanced by presenting an image in at least one head mounted display worn by the one or more individuals.05-30-2013
20090191530Method and apparatus for toilet training - A method and apparatus for toilet training for children or as an aid to urinary function for adults which presents two cues to the person. The first cue is an audible sound of water flowing. The second cue is visual observation of water flowing. The cues are presented in a structure which may be a rotatable hour glass shaped liquid containing device which permits the liquid to flow from one portion of the hour glass to the other when the device is rotated. A sound of flowing water is produced from sound storage means in the device. The liquid may be refilled or it may be pre-sealed at the factory. Two plates are proved at the ends of the hour glass to house a picture in one and a mirror in the other. The structure may be utilized free-standing, or attached to a rotatable base which, in turn, may be fixedly or removably mounted on a surface.07-30-2009
20130059281SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING REAL-TIME GUIDANCE TO A USER - A method, system and product of providing real-time guidance to a user for performing an activity through a portable computing device. The portable computing device has at least one camera and at least one display. The method includes displaying an instructional video of an activity on a display, the instructional video comprising one or more instructions for performing the activity. Then capturing a real-time video of the user using a camera of a portable computing device, and then displaying the real-time video of the user on the display, wherein the real-time video and the instructional video are displayed simultaneously on the display, the simultaneous display of the real-time video and the instructional video enable the user to perform the activity.03-07-2013
20120115121METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TOUCH SCREEN BASED SOFTWARE GAME APPLICATIONS FOR INFANT USERS - Methods and systems for providing age appropriate activities to infant users. The age of the infant user is first determined and, based on the age, activities are presented to the infant user. Younger infant users will be presented with simpler and easier to understand activities requiring less manual dexterity and comprehension skills while older infant users will be presented with more complex tasks which may require more involved comprehension skills. These activities are presented by way of a touch screen user interface for ease of use by the infant user. Also disclosed are methods and systems for exposing the infant user to a variety of languages at an early age. These methods and systems may be incorporated as activities for older infant users.05-10-2012
20080268414PC Connectable Electronic Learning Aid Device With Replaceable Activity Worksheets - An embodiment includes an electronic learning aid apparatus including a base unit. The base unit includes a surface for accepting a printed activity worksheet, a sensor positioned beneath the worksheet surface, a microprocessor, a code-reading device, a memory for storing digital speech data and digital control data, a speech synthesizer and speaker, an input device, and a communication port capable of permitting the electronic learning aid apparatus to communicate with a personal computer. The apparatus further includes at least one printed activity worksheet having a code thereon that is readable by the code-reading device and serves to identify activity worksheets and associated digital speech data and digital control data. The digital speech data and digital control data serve to generate an output to the user in response to the user's manipulation of the input device as detected by the sensor when the child touches the stylus to the activity worksheet.10-30-2008
20090263776Course Development Program - The present invention is directed to a method of operating a knowledge capture program. The knowledge capture program has the steps of starting the knowledge capture program wherein a user can access content that is either existing content or creating new content. Once the content has been selected then a source subject matter can be selected and displayed, and then captured and incorporated into the content. The source subject matter can be edited and saved into the content. The content can then be retrieved and played in a desired mode of learning.10-22-2009
20100124737Method and System for Fall Prevention in Older Adults - The present invention consists of a Multimedia Fall Prevention system serving the fall prevention needs of older adults. Every year approximately 1 in 3 older adults who are over 65 will fall according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The first step in preventing falls is for each person to understand those elements of their personal characteristics that make them likely to fall. Next, they must be able to recognize situations that may cause them to fall. A system is disclosed that addresses each of these issues. The system is comprised of three separate components: a personal interview, one or more training sessions, and one or more evaluations.05-20-2010
20080280279System and Method for Supporting Lecture Room on the Basis of Ubiquitous - The present invention relates to a system and method for supporting a two-way lecture (also called a bi-directional lecture) suitable for the Ubiquitous educational environment, and more particularly to a system and method for supporting an interactive two-way lecture suitable for the Ubiquitous educational environment.11-13-2008
20090253111MULTIMEDIA INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEM - A multimedia instructional guide allows a user to proceed step-by-step through a selected task. The guide stops at the end of each step until the user is ready to proceed to the next step. The information presented includes a collection of video clips, images, sounds, and text.10-08-2009
20090170057BODY INTERACTIVELY LEARNING METHOD AND APPARATUS - A body interactively learning method is disclosed, which comprises the steps of: turning on the power of a body interactively learning apparatus while selecting an operation mode for the same; attaching a motion sensor of the body interactively learning apparatus onto body of a user; using the motion sensor to detect vibrations of the body and consequently sending the detected vibration signals to a processing unit; enabling the processing unit to perform an evaluation for determining whether the vibration signals are valid. With the aforesaid method and apparatus, the user is able to use the valid vibration signals to control a proceeding of an audio/video content that is stored in a data storage unit of the apparatus selected from the group consisting of: playing the audio/video content, pausing the playing of the audio/video content, recording the audio/video content, setting pause points in the audio/video content, searching the pause point of the audio/video content, and changing playing speed of the audio/video content, and responding interactively to the audio/video content. In an exemplary embodiment, the user can either stop the playing of the audio/video content by pressing a stop button of the apparatus or by moving his/her body to generate a specific vibration signal.07-02-2009
20090111083INTERNET SERVER APPARATUS, METHOD AND DEVICE FOR IMPLEMENTING EMERGENCY INFORMATION INSTRUCTIONS - There is disclosed herein an Internet server apparatus, method and device for implementing emergency information instructions. The instructions comprise a program of a plurality of steps and can be in the form of a virtual implementation through use of a web page that includes representations of a virtual emergency information apparatus or, alternatively, in the form of a physical portable device. Indicators are provided in the form of lights or a numerical display to indicate the completion of sequential steps in the program so as to aid the user in knowing how many steps will be necessary and to indicate the completion of each step.04-30-2009
20110117533Mechanical edge video application and learning system - Mechanical Edge Application is a videogame and learning program. Identity in the videogame comes with a model with interchangeable parts and an activation code. In order to advance in the videogame, actual mechanical/technical lessons have to be learned and passed. These mechanical science lessons would include knowing actual plane components/systems (boat, car) and physics behind their function. Other lessons included upgrading your characters status by a repairman learning to be a pilot by taking simulated flight lessons. Therefore, the “front end” end of the game is an exciting video game, but continuation and increased scoring and winning opportunities is based on technical science lessons of the components and mechanics of an aircraft (boat, car).05-19-2011
20110008761ON-DEMAND REAL TIME VIDEO TRAINING AND SELF ANALYSIS SYSTEM - The present invention relates generally to a On-Demand Video Training and Self Analysis System and Analysis System, for use in (but not limited to): sports action training such as: golf, tennis, baseball, softball, table tennis, cricket, fencing, martial arts, gymnastics, as well as other types of action related training activity where technique and form may need to be reviewed and corrected as it is occurring. More specifically it relates to a single or multi camera video recording system for recording and analyzing action related real time events at the source. The On-Demand Video Training and Self Analysis System is unique in that it combines the best features of Video Training Systems and Instant Replay Systems, into a single system which allows the user to immediately see and self analyze his performance and correct deficiencies on the spot, and see the results of that correction immediately.01-13-2011
20110039242SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING, DELIVERING AND MANAGING EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL - A method of publishing an educational material includes receiving a first datum associated with a plurality of functional characteristics associated with a content of an educational material. A second datum associated with a capability of a delivery system to execute the plurality of functional characteristics associated with the content is received. A third datum (e.g., a validation report) associated with a difference between the plurality of functional characteristics associated with the content and the capability of the delivery system is produced. The educational material is then produced based on the third datum such that a plurality of functional characteristics associated with the resulting educational material corresponds to the capability of the delivery system.02-17-2011
20090215018Remote Observation System and Method of Use - The system enables the observer(s) to record video and audio received from the remote location. The systems and methods enable the capture, storage, and management of metadata linked to the observation video and audio. The systems and methods enable communication between users and enables sharing of metadata. The systems and methods enable the immediate sharing of metadata and performance feedback between the observer(s) and the observed. The systems and methods also allow for delayed sharing of metadata and performance feedback. The systems and methods use technology to overcome the barriers of distance, enabling feedback that occurs in context, with high frequency, distributed over time and that is individualized. The system manages the presentation of all data types to the users. The system can also manage the scheduling of people and resources allocated to the systems and methods implementation.08-27-2009
20110070571METHOD AND SYSTEMS FOR IMPROVING FERTILITY - The present invention provides audio and audio-visual programming to assist women in improving fertility and chance of conception through a multi-faceted regimen designed for daily usage over a usage period that corresponds to the female reproductive system. The regimen utilizes the following: (i) stress reduction through auditory progressive body scanning, deep breathing and visualization of events that would intend to induce deep mental and physical relaxation; (ii) physiologically-based detailed guided visualization of what the reproductive cycle is accomplishing in that particular time of the cycle; and (iii) cognitive restructuring through reduction of negative thought patterns to improve emotional state and well-being.03-24-2011
20080254426SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COMPUTERIZED INTERACTIVE TRAINING - Interactive electronic training systems and methods are described herein. Certain embodiments provide preprogrammed video, audio, and/or textual presentations of training materials which provide information related to skills/information to be trained. A scenario including real or animated actors is presented, simulating an interaction. The training system presents related queries for the trainee who audibly responds. The training system stores a score based in part on a comparison of the trainee's response with an answer stored in training system memory. Optionally, the scores are substantially immediately presented by the system to the trainee.10-16-2008
20110159471AUDIO/VIDEO TEACHING SYSTEM - An audio/video teaching system is connected with learning equipment via a network system to provide for skill evaluation in the learning process. The audio/video teaching system has an audio/video capturing apparatus for capturing audio/video exemplification of various skills and guiding analysis, an audio/video database for storing the audio/video exemplification and guiding analysis, a connection module for connecting with the network system to receive requests and instructions of a user, and a selection module for selecting the required exemplification and guiding analysis from the database, thereby providing a low-cost learning system with ease, convenience and flexibility as compared to prior techniques.06-30-2011
20080254425SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COMPUTERIZED INTERACTIVE TRAINING - Interactive electronic training systems and methods are described herein. Certain embodiments provide preprogrammed video, audio, and/or textual presentations of training materials which provide information related to skills/information to be trained. A scenario including real or animated actors is presented, simulating an interaction. The example training system presents related queries for the trainee who audibly responds. The training system stores a score based in part on a comparison of the trainee's response with an answer stored in training system memory. Optionally, the scores are substantially immediately presented by the system to the trainee.10-16-2008
20080254423SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COMPUTERIZED INTERACTIVE TRAINING - Interactive electronic training systems and methods are described herein. Certain embodiments provide preprogrammed video, audio, and/or textual presentations of training materials which provide information related to skills/information to be trained. A scenario including real or animated actors is presented, simulating an interaction. The training system presents related queries for the trainee who audibly responds. The training system stores a score based in part on a comparison of the trainee's response with an answer stored in training system memory. Optionally, the scores are substantially immediately presented by the system to the trainee.10-16-2008
20100028841Mind-Body Learning System and Methods of Use - The invention describes a method of training, the training resulting in an individual experiencing enhanced intimacy and having an improved sensual and sexual experience. The invention also can comprise a kit comprising a number of training materials and devices, including booklets, audio tapes, video tapes, CDs, DVDs, CD-ROMs, Computers, and Computers connected to Servers via various internet connections or wireless connections that can be used by an individual to be trained to experience enhanced intimacy and have an improved sensual and sexual experience.02-04-2010
20120122066ONLINE IMMERSIVE AND INTERACTIVE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM - An immersive and interactive educational system for a child aged about 1 to about 10 years, comprising a digital processing device that is connected to the Internet and visual and audio content that creates an immersive and interactive educational environment for the child. The educational environment is characterized by comprising at least three subjects appropriate for the child, wherein each subject comprises a plurality of levels of learning; a plurality of learning activities associated with each subject; a software module for monitoring the progress of the child in each of the subjects; a software module for rewarding the child for completing an activity; and a software module for creating an avatar to represent the child. The plurality of activities associated with each subject teaches toward one or more educational objectives in a subject, is substantially free of activities not teaching toward one or more educational objectives in a subject, includes a book and at least one additional activity appropriate for the child, and includes one or more activities comprising a plurality of skill levels.05-17-2012
20100248203Portable LED interactive learning device - The present invention discloses a portable LED interactive learning device for generating a series of displays to underage kids and method thereof. The portable LED interactive learning device in the present invention includes a motion detecting device, a tilt detecting device, a micro processer, and a LED set. The portable LED interactive learning device can detect the user's motion and demonstrate a corresponding figure on the LED set. The user can further select the function of playing game or drawing chart based on the memory capacity of the present invention. By using LED display system, the present invention can provide a comparable lower price device for kid's learning development.09-30-2010
20120129141e-Learning System - An e-Learning system provides a dashboard adapted to permit user navigation to a multiplicity of lessons. Each lesson is presented in a web page as an audio-video program and a text field adapted to permit a user to enter notes which watching the audio-video program is provided on the web page. Individual quizzes associated with each of the lessons are provided and once the individual quizzes have been completed the user may take a comprehensive final exam. Any notes taken during the lessons are accessible to the user during the quizzes and the final exam.05-24-2012
20120077172PRESENTATION SYSTEM - A digital camera (03-29-2012
20110123972SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATIC PRODUCTION OF LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS FOR LIVE OR ON-DEMAND PUBLISHING AND SHARING - A system for automatically capturing, producing and publishing frontal information from lecture halls, comprising: (a) a Lecture hall capture module, consisting of video cameras, microphones, peripheral equipment and video analysis software for capturing of an on-going event in the hall; (b) a Lecturer GUI module for allowing said lecturer to add data into the lesson database, to control the capturing components to control the database generation, to control the database upload process and to communicate with remote students during live or recorded a broadcasted lesson; (c) A synchronization module for receiving all information sources from said lecturer's GUI and from said capture module and from other peripheral equipment for adding synchronization data; (d) a Database generation module for receiving the synchronized data, arranging and formatting said synchronized data for publishing and for building the database structure required for accessing live or on-demand lessons; (e) An Access rights module that communicates with predefined user-lessons database, for managing rights control and statistics; (f) a Bi-directional communication module for allowing text, voice and video communication between the lecturer in class and remote students and remote classes; and (g) a Student's GUI module for allowing a remote student to access, view, manage, participate and edit live and recorded lessons.05-26-2011
20110123971Electronic Medical Voice Instruction System - An audible medical information system for a patient or other lay user that is loaded with content by a company or the health care practitioner and can be played at will by the patient and a means for recording information in the audio file. In one embodiment, the system records information in a physical card that the user can have with them without the need for any electronic devices such as a computer or smart phone. Other embodiments may include electronic audio or video files delivered to a computer or smart phone. The audio file can contain up to several minutes of audible information, some of which may be patient specific and some of which may be disease or medication specific. The information may include pre- or post-surgical instructions, information about medications or basic use instructions for medical devices.05-26-2011
20120322041METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING AND DELIVERING CUSTOMIZED EDUCATION AND ENTERTAINMENT - A parent provides information regarding a child and other family members to a system. The information is then used to create customized assemblages of linear and interactive media, which may be further personalized for that child's entertainment and education. The customized and personalized episode so assembled persists and can be replayed indefinitely. New episodes are created regularly (e.g., daily), and can be based on the child's age, preferences, and performance while experiencing previous episodes. Scheduled events (e.g., birthdays, starting school), local current events (e.g., weather), the current situation (e.g., current location, time of day), etc. may also influence the creation of new episodes. While monitoring the child's progress, the system provides to a parent suggestions for activities related to the child's recent episodes.12-20-2012
20120322042PRODUCT SPECIFIC LEARNING INTERFACE PRESENTING INTEGRATED MULTIMEDIA CONTENT ON PRODUCT USAGE AND SERVICE - A computer implemented method that includes providing a product specific learning interface comprising integrated multimedia content on product usage and service to a user. The multimedia content demonstrates a feature of a product stored in a database (12-20-2012
20120270198MECHANICAL EDGE VIDEO APPLICATION AND LEARNING SYSTEM - The system and method of learning technical or scientific content in combination with a video game includes provision of a learning module, provision of a gaming module, execution of actions in each of the learning and gaming modules, and alternating, in response to one or more predetermined learning or gaming conditions, between the learning and gaming modules.10-25-2012
20110212428System for Training - The present invention provides for a teaching module having a training scenario database, an editor component, a student component and an artificial intelligence component. The training scenario database has a plurality of video clips, audio files and associated artificial intelligence metadata to simulate a person's personality and mood. The editor component facilitates the creation of a training scenario involving a simulated person. The student component facilitates the interaction with the training scenario by a user. The artificial intelligence component alter the simulated person's personality and mood based on the interaction by the user to provide realistic responses allowing the user to learn how to respond to the simulated person to achieve a desired result. The teaching can be located in a single computer or over a network of computers.09-01-2011
20100167256System and method for global historical database - In accordance with a number of embodiments, this document presents an innovative system and method which may be used to input data relating to any number of historical or scientific subjects, store the data in a collaborative format, and output data in any number of static or animated formats [FIG. 07-01-2010
20100167257METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CREATING EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES AND ALIGNING EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES WITH BENCHMARKS - A system for creating and managing educational resources, and aligning those educational resources with at least one educational benchmark, includes a resource builder executing on a computing machine. The resource builder includes at least two disparate educational devices in the educational resource. The two disparate educational devices include a first educational device that has a first media format, and a second educational device that has a second media format different from the first media format. The resource builder includes in the educational resource a version of an educational device that corresponds to a selected language preference. An educational alignment engine selects at least one educational benchmark that corresponds to a student, a student cohort or a class. The educational alignment engine assigns the educational resource to the selected educational benchmark, and configures a date range of the selected educational benchmark according to a curriculum map.07-01-2010
20080254424SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COMPUTERIZED INTERACTIVE TRAINING - Interactive electronic training systems and methods are described herein. Certain embodiments provide preprogrammed video, audio, and/or textual presentations of training materials which provide information related to skills/information to be trained. A scenario including real or animated actors is presented, simulating an interaction. The training system presents related queries for the trainee who audibly responds. The training system stores a score based in part on a comparison of the trainee's response with an answer stored in training system memory. Optionally, the scores are substantially immediately presented by the system to the trainee.10-16-2008
20130095460ASSISTING HUMAN INTERACTION - A method of and system for, assisting interaction between a user and at least one other human, which includes receiving (04-18-2013
20130149686PARENT-CHILD INTERACTIVE EDUCATION SYSTEM AND METHOD - A system comprises a finding scene constructing module, for constructing and displaying a finding scene according to a scene of different levels of difficulty, a base map matching the scene and a target to be found; a finding position processing module, for acquiring a finding position and comparing the finding position with a distribution area of the target to be found, to obtain a comparison result and judge, according to the comparison result, whether a child accurately finds the target to be found; a scoring module, for scoring according to the comparison result, counting total scores and submitting the total scores to a database for storage; an audio and video module, for providing prompts and knowledge for the child according to the comparison result; and a scene element database, for storing the scene of different levels of difficulty, the base map matching the scene, the target, and the audio and video.06-13-2013
20130189664METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING MEDIA STREAM SWITCHING BASED INTERACTIVE LECTURE SERVICE, AND RECEIVING METHOD AND APPARATUS - Disclosed herein are a method and an apparatus for controlling an interactive lecture service capable of performing questions and answers during a lecture without using a media mixer. A method for providing a media stream switching based interactive lecture service, includes: receiving a right to speak request from at least one student terminal by a lecturer terminal; assigning the right to speak to a specific student terminal in response to the right to speak request and receiving at least one of the question video and voice of the specific student terminal, by the lecturer terminal; and transmitting at least one of the receiving question video and voice of the specific student terminal to a terminal included in a lecture session by the lecturer terminal.07-25-2013
20130189665METHODS, COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIA, AND APPARATUSES FOR DISTIRBUTION OF EDUCATIONAL COURSE CONTENT - A method of distributing educational course content to a user of a first computer according to an illustrative embodiment involves causing the first computer to present educational information retrieved from a first at least one computer-readable storage medium comprising the educational information stored thereon in association with one of a first plurality of educational modules, the educational information presented by the first computer and stored on the first at least one computer-readable storage medium in association with the one of the first plurality of educational modules comprising at least one question, instructional information, and at least one explanation for a respective correct answer to a respective one of the at least one question. Causing the first computer to present the instructional information involves causing the first computer to present at least a portion of the instructional information while the at least one question is being presented by the first computer.07-25-2013

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