Global Patent Index - EP 1239932 A1

EP 1239932 A1 2002-09-18 - DOLL RESPONSIVE TO AUDIBLE SOUNDS FROM A COMPUTER OR THE LIKE

Title (en)

DOLL RESPONSIVE TO AUDIBLE SOUNDS FROM A COMPUTER OR THE LIKE

Title (de)

PUPPE REAGIEREND AUF HÖRBARE KLÄNGE EINES COMPUTERS ODER DERGLEICHEN

Title (fr)

POUPEE REAGISSANT AUX SONS AUDIBLES PRODUITS PAR UN ORDINATEUR OU SIMILAIRE

Publication

EP 1239932 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 01903220 A

Priority

  • US 0102127 W
  • US 50290500 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0158554A1] A doll (10) includes a plurality of movable appendages (12, 13, 14, 15) supported upon a torso (11) and operatively coupled to motor driven gear units (77, 96) to provide movement of the appendages. A controller circuit (41) supported within the doll interior controls the operation of the drive motors (45, 47). Microphones (30, 31) are operatively coupled to the control circuit. A computer (20) is provided with software (24) such as game or other activity software which includes a plurality of audible tone signals operative to cause the computer to output audible tones as instruction for the doll. The controller within the doll includes a decode circuit (43) for converting the audible tones to appropriate movement of the doll's appendages and/or speech or other sounds to be produced by the doll.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A63H 3/20; A63H 3/28; A63H 30/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A63H 3/36 (2006.01); A63H 3/28 (2006.01); A63H 3/48 (2006.01); A63H 30/00 (2006.01); A63H 30/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A63H 3/36 (2013.01); A63H 3/28 (2013.01); A63H 30/04 (2013.01); A63H 2200/00 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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EPO simple patent family

WO 0158554 A1 20010816; WO 0158554 A9 20021031; AT 355115 T 20060315; AU 3106701 A 20010820; AU 759984 B2 20030501; CA 2393234 A1 20010816; DE 60126907 D1 20070412; DE 60126907 T2 20071206; EP 1239932 A1 20020918; EP 1239932 A4 20060412; EP 1239932 B1 20070228; MX PA02005579 A 20040910

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