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Thomas J Dougherty, S Joy Mountford, Jesse L Dorogusker, James H Boyden, Philip A van Allen, Daniel E Cummings, Brygg A Ullmer: Methods and systems for providing human/computer interfaces. Interval Research Corporation, Hickman Stephens & Coleman, June 20, 2000: US06076734 (991 worldwide citation)

The present invention teaches a variety of methods and systems for providing computer/human interfaces. According to one method, the user interfaces with an electronic device such as a computer system by engaging a sensor with desired regions of an encoded physical medium. The encoded physical mediu ...


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Wayne A Burdick, James H Boyden, William C Lynch: Inductively coupled wireless system and method. Interval Research Corporation, Van Pelt & Yi, July 23, 2002: US06424820 (213 worldwide citation)

A short range inductively coupled wireless communication system employs analog frequency modulation of a high frequency carrier and magnetic coupling between a transmitting antenna and a receiving antenna. A transmitter coupled to the transmitting antenna modulates multiple high-fidelity analog audi ...


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James H Boyden, Wayne Burdick, Lorna Ross Brook, Tricia L Wright, Daniell Hebert, Simon Gatrall: Wearable audio system with acoustic modules. Interval Research Corporation, Sierra Patent Group, October 9, 2001: US06301367 (124 worldwide citation)

Acoustic modules adapted to be worn on the head of a wearer, such as with a headband, or fastened to a hat or eyeglasses, are provided. The modules are situated on opposite sides of the wearer's head, adjacent the ears, and each contains a transducer, an outlet port and a vent port. The audio s ...


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James H Boyden: Earphones with eyeglass attatchments. Interval Research Corporation, Brooks & Kushman, April 7, 1998: US05737436 (107 worldwide citation)

A portable, wearable personal audio system which includes an acoustic sample chamber and an acoustically transparent ear insert member. A tubular member transmits the audio from the sample chamber and module to the ear canal. An additional transducer, preferably made from a piezoelectric material, c ...


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James H Boyden: Personal wearable communication system with enhanced low frequency response. Interval Research Corporation, Brooks & Kushman P C, April 1, 1997: US05617477 (101 worldwide citation)

A personal wearable portable communication and entertainment system which provides improved quality audio response and which does not interfere with the wearer's activities or block environmental sounds is disclosed. Transducers or speakers, which preferably are provided in arrayed pairs, are situat ...


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James H Boyden: Headband audio system with acoustically transparent material. Interval Research Corporation, Brooks & Kushman, October 21, 1997: US05680465 (94 worldwide citation)

A device with a speaker system and adapted to wear on the head of a wearer, such as a headband, is provided. Transducers are situated in a wearable device and positioned on opposite sides of the wearer's head, adjacent the ears. In one embodiment, the transducers share a common enclosure and are dri ...


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Thomas J Dougherty, S Joy Mountford, Jesse L Dorogusker, James H Boyden, Philip A van Allen, Daniel E Cummings, Brygg A Ullmer: Methods and systems for providing human/computer interfaces. Interval Research Group, Hickman Coleman & Hughes, December 26, 2000: US06164541 (81 worldwide citation)

The present invention teaches a variety of methods and systems for providing computer/human interfaces. According to one method, the user interfaces with an electronic device such as a computer system by engaging a sensor with desired regions of an encoded physical medium. The encoded physical mediu ...


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Thomas J Dougherty, S Joy Mountford, Jesse L Dorogusker, James H Boyden, Brygg A Ullmer: Methods and systems for providing human/computer interfaces. Interval Research Corporation, Van Pelt & Yi, February 11, 2003: US06518950 (78 worldwide citation)

The present invention teaches a variety of methods and systems for providing computer/human interfaces. According to one method, the user interfaces with an electronic device such as a computer system by engaging a sensor with desired regions of an encoded physical medium. The encoded physical mediu ...


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James H Boyden: Acoustically transparent earphones. Interval Research Corporation, Brooks & Kushman, December 2, 1997: US05694475 (69 worldwide citation)

A portable, wearable personal audio system which includes an acoustic sample chamber and an acoustically transparent ear insert member. A tubular member transmits the audio from the sample chamber and module to the ear canal. The ear insert stabilizes and secures the tubular member in the ear canal. ...


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James H Boyden: Headband with audio speakers. September 14, 1999: US05953434 (67 worldwide citation)

A device with a speaker system and adapted to wear on the head of a wearer, such as a headband, is provided. Transducers are situated in a wearable device and positioned on opposite sides of the wearer's head, adjacent the ears. In one embodiment, the transducers share a common enclosure and are dri ...