04044393 is referenced by 6 patents and cites 6 patents.

The device is configured so that it is easily held in the user's hand and thereby guided along a strip of recording tape attached to a card, sheet of paper or plastic sheet and having a predetermined message recorded thereon. The device includes a motor for self-propelling the device at the proper tape recording speed. A transducer is mounted for intimate contact with the recording tape as finger and hand pressure are applied. A visual marker or pointer on the device is used for visually guiding the device along the tape. For use with a blind person an embossed ridge may be provided on the card adjacent the tape to permit proper guidance of the device. When using letter-size sheets or cards, it is preferred that a plurality of tape strips be used, each having a message or other indicia associated therewith.

Title
Hand guided tape player
Application Number
5/595521
Publication Number
4044393
Application Date
July 14, 1975
Publication Date
August 23, 1977
Inventor
Charles R Budrose
Melrose
MA, US
Agent
Wolf Greenfield & Sacks
Assignee
Upaya
MA, US
IPC
G11B 5/10
G11B 21/02
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