Data protocol and method for segmenting memory for a music chip

CAFC
  • US 5,670,730 A
  • Filed: 05/22/1995
  • Issued: 09/23/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/22/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A data format for use in an audio system wherein pre-recorded music is digitally encoded in memory of an integrated circuit music chip, and said music is decoded and reproduced by means of an associated audio player, said data format for storing information pertaining to the contents of said music chip, wherein individual tracks of audio are stored in designated locations in said music chip, said data format including:

  • first header having parameters stored therein for use by said audio player in decoding said digitally encoded music stored in said memory; and

    at least one second header, said second header including selectable categorical information relating to said individual tracks of audio stored in said memory.

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