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Paul N Pazandak, Craig Thompson: Guided natural language interface system and method. Object Services and Consulting, The Law Firm of H Dale Langley Jr PC, April 11, 2006: US07027975 (215 worldwide citation)

A method for a guided natural language interface includes inputting to a thin client a query, communicating to an interface intermediary, communicating to an interface descriptor data source, generating an interface descriptor, communicating the interface descriptor to the interface intermediary, co ...


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Manfred Clynes: Remote access server using files containing generic and specific music data for generating customized music on demand. Michael Ebert, December 31, 1996: US05590282 (110 worldwide citation)

An information highway for music performance and interpretation in which a plurality of subscribers are linked by an interactive network to a central computer station. In the memory of the station is stored a library of music scores, each being defined by the nominal notation of a particular composi ...


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Joel Chadabe: Interactive music composition and performance system. Joel Chadabe, Curtis Morris & Safford, July 2, 1985: US04526078 (85 worldwide citation)

An interactive music composition and performance system is a real-time composing and sound-producing system which employs a synthesizer, a programmable computer, and at least one performance device and which functions automatically to generate controls which determine the course of the musical compo ...


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Muramatsu Shigeru: Music player. Yamaha, April 28, 2005: JP2005-114752 (78 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To enable a music player to generate sounds with profound tone without increasing the number of reeds.SOLUTION: The musical player is constituted in such a manner that sounding waveform data to which waveform data WD corresponds is stored for each reed 83 into a sound memory 33 ...


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Joel Chadabe: Interactive music performance system. Curtis Morris & Safford, January 5, 1988: US04716804 (65 worldwide citation)

An interactive music performance system employs a synthesizer, a programmable computer, and at least one performance device for permitting a user input. The computer is programmed with algorithms which automatically generate controls and interpret a performer's actions in the context of music and so ...


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Michael W Topic, Wayne P Connolly: Detection of musical gestures. Fairlight Instruments, Davis Bujold & Streck, May 16, 1989: US04829872 (61 worldwide citation)

Musical information is analyzed in terms of pitch and/or amplitude to provide an output which is useful in controlling musical synthesizers but may have other applications also. By controlling music synthesizers, synthesized sounds may be played in synchronism with source music. Detection of musical ...


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Shigenori Sano: Automatic rhythm accompaniment system. Casio Computer, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, August 17, 1982: US04344345 (54 worldwide citation)

An automatic rhythm accompaniment system comprises memory units storing a plurality of rhythm patterns and a designating switch for selecting a desired rhythm pattern. A memory unit is further contained in the system for previously storing chord progress data and further storing control data to fill ...


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Srinkarn Ratanangsu: Electronic display system for musical instruments. Lyon & Lyon, March 28, 1978: US04080867 (54 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed herein an electronic digital system for allowing encoding and storage of note value and time value for one or more musical instruments and which, upon playback, controls a light display to indicate to the musician the notes to be played and their time value. The system is particul ...


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Marc H Segan, Michael Newsome: Electronic percussion synthesizer assembly. Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane, August 25, 1992: US05140889 (49 worldwide citation)

An electronic percussion synthesizer assembly incorporates a novel structure for supporting the drum heads. The novel supporting structure comprises a spider assembly (83) comprised of a plurality of legs (150) joined at one end for defining a hub (152) and secured at their free ends to the perimete ...


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Shigeru Muramatsu: Inner force sense controller for providing variable force to multidirectional moving object, method of controlling inner force sense and information storage medium used therein. Yamaha Corporation, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, September 14, 1999: US05952806 (46 worldwide citation)

An inner force sense controller includes an actuator for exerting a reaction force on a moving object such as a manipulator, a sensor for producing a detecting signal indicative of current position of the moving object and a controlling unit connected to the actuator and the sensor; the controlling ...



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