05461188 is referenced by 188 patents and cites 7 patents.

A synthesized music, sound and light system (10) that is incorporated into articles of clothing (60) such as a pair of shoes. The system (10) when activated, allows a multiplicity of lights (32) to illuminate in synchrony with the rhythmic beat of either an internal or an external music or sound program that is heard through an audio transducer (26). When the system (10) is incorporated into a pair of shoes, a person can perform a dance routine or other form of expression in compliment with the selected music and light program. To enhance the utility of the invention, the system includes three user operated controls: a music program select switch (S1) that allows the selection of musical light programs, a control that allows the speed of the lights and rhythmic beat of the selected program to be increased or decreased, and a control that allows setting the volume of the sound.

Title
Synthesized music, sound and light system
Application Number
8/206324
Publication Number
5461188
Application Date
March 7, 1994
Publication Date
October 24, 1995
Inventor
Kenneth J Franco
12454-2 Ralston Ave., Sylmar, 91342
CA, US
Alexander Leon
12450-2 Ralston Ave., Sylmar, 91342
CA, US
Marcello S Drago
17557 Rhoda St., Encino, 91316
CA, US
Agent
Albert O Cota
IPC
G10H 1/32
F21L 15/08
A63J 17/00
A43B 13/00
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