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Brian Reavey, Gerald Caffrey: Electronic book device. DataVentures, Kenneth P Glynn Esq, December 8, 1998: US05847698 (348 worldwide citation)

An electronic book device has an electronic display unit having a flat panel screen and a housing for containing the flat panel screen. A cover is provided, which is hingedly and electrically connected to the electronic display unit. The housing further has a means for accessing material on a PC car ...


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Brandon Duncan, Joshua Seth Hodas, Jared Joseph Jackson, Walter Irwin Nissen III, Neelakantan Sundaresan: Electronic book with multimode I/O. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, September 12, 2006: US07107533 (74 worldwide citation)

An electronic book device runs at least two output mode threads—one graphics, and one audio—such that the device can both graphically display book content, and play the content over a speaker in the device. Annotations can be made audibly or graphically, and user commands can likewise be made audibl ...


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Yoshiyuki Murata: Electronic book data delivery apparatus, electronic book device and recording medium. Casio Computer, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Chick P C, January 10, 2006: US06985913 (34 worldwide citation)

An electronic book device receives from an external delivery source book data representing the contents of a book, a reciter images, for example, of famous persons who read aloud the contents of the book based on the received book data, and the corresponding reciter voice data, and then displays the ...


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Yuji Sawada, Yasuhisa Nakamura, Hisashi Saiga, Masafumi Yamanoue, Keisuke Iwasaki, Yoshihiro Kitamura: Display control device and reproduction display device for electronic books. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, David G Conlin, Timothy Carter Pledger, Dike Bronstein Roberts & Cushman IP Group Edwards & Angell, August 27, 2002: US06441811 (29 worldwide citation)

An electronic book display control device capable of solving the problem of a conventional page turning method of an electronic book device that pages are turned in accordance with a value predetermined by a speed controller and hence it is difficult to turn pages flexibly in accordance with the con ...


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Gregg Zehr, Symon J Whitehorn: Handheld electronic book reader device having dual displays. Amazon Technologies, Lee & Hayes PLLC, October 16, 2012: US08286885 (20 worldwide citation)

A handheld electronic book device is configured with dual displays. The device includes a first display for presenting visible representations of textual or graphic content related to the electronic book. The device also includes a second display positioned alongside the first display. The second di ...


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Yuji Sawada, Yasuhisa Nakamura, Hisashi Saiga, Masafumi Yamanoue, Keisuke Iwasaki, Yoshihiro Kitamura: Display control device and reproduction display device for electronic books. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, David G Conlin, David A Tucker, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, October 16, 2007: US07283129 (19 worldwide citation)

An electronic book display control device capable of solving the problem of a conventional page turning method of an electronic book device that pages are turned in accordance with a value predetermined by a speed controller and hence it is difficult to turn pages flexibly in accordance with the con ...


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Charles P Thacker, Ralph Sommerer: Dynamic pagination of text and resizing of image to fit in a document. Microsoft Corporation, Amin & Turocy, April 11, 2006: US07028258 (19 worldwide citation)

Dynamic pagination for electronic documents, such as electronic books, is disclosed. In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method first processes a document made up of at least text, as a number of segments. Second, the method determines a number of page breaks within a predetermined segment. Th ...


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Steven N Bathiche, Francois Victor Jacques Jérome Guimbretière, Gian Pangaro: Tactile scroll bar with illuminated document position indicator. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould, December 30, 2008: US07471284 (14 worldwide citation)

A tactile touch-sensitive device for use as an electronic input device for indicating a position of an electronic document on a display device is described. The illuminable document position indicator aspect of the device provides a relative location of the electronic document on the display. The de ...


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Moriya Tomoshi: Electronic display device. Casio Comput, February 28, 2003: JP2003-058081 (12 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an electronic book device without sense of incompatibility compared with paper books in any points of appearance, operation, handling, and display state. SOLUTION: The electronic book device 3 is structured to be similar to a paper book in the whole shape by binding ...


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Alfred C Tom: Method and system for playing an electronic book using an electronics system in a vehicle. GM Global Technology Operations, John A Miller, Miller IP Group, January 24, 2012: US08103554 (9 worldwide citation)

A method and system for using a vehicle's electronic systems to provide all features and functions typically found on a handheld electronic book device. The vehicle's electronic systems can be used in an integrated fashion with a user's handheld electronic book device, such that the vehicle's system ...