Pedometer system and method of use

  • US 7,062,225 B2
  • Filed: 08/12/2004
  • Issued: 06/13/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/05/2004
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A pedometer system comprising:

  • a pedometer housing component at least partially defining an enclosure;

    a Flash memory located within the enclosure and operable to store an MP3 file;

    a Bluetooth transceiver located within the enclosure and operable to receive a wireless communication from a motion sensor located outside the enclosure, wherein the wireless communication includes information about a step of a user;

    a Digital Signal Processor located within the enclosure and communicatively coupled to the Bluetooth transceiver, the Digital Signal Processor operable to utilize the information about the step to generate a performance metric;

    a performance output engine operable to provide the user with an indication of the performance metric, wherein the indication comprises an audible message;

    an MP3 player communicatively coupled to the Flash memory and operable to play the MP3 file to the user; and

    a speaker assembly operable to simultaneously output a song represented by the MP3 file and the audible message.

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