Picture display device with associated audio message

  • US 20020040298A1
  • Filed: 12/06/2001
  • Published: 04/04/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/06/1991
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An apparatus for displaying one or more pictures and for playing audio messages associated with the one or more pictures, comprising:

  • a frame for displaying the one or more pictures;

    an audio storage circuit attached to the frame, wherein the audio storage circuit stores audio messages associated with the one or more pictures;

    a position sensitive device attached to the frame and coupled to the audio storage circuit for initiating the playing of audio messages stored in the audio storage circuit, wherein position sensing device is positioned adjacent to the one or more pictures and senses a position of a user touch;

    a speaker connected to the frame and coupled to the audio storage circuit for playing the audio messages; and

    a control circuit coupled to the audio storage circuit and the position sensitive device, wherein an audio message associated with a particular position on the one or more pictures is played through the speaker in response to the position sensitive device sensing that a user has touched the frame at a position in proximity to the particular position on the one or more pictures.

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