CN100511413C - User created interactive interface - Google Patents

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CN100511413C
CN100511413C CN 200580000442 CN200580000442A CN100511413C CN 100511413 C CN100511413 C CN 100511413C CN 200580000442 CN200580000442 CN 200580000442 CN 200580000442 A CN200580000442 A CN 200580000442A CN 100511413 C CN100511413 C CN 100511413C
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公开了一种交互式设备。 Discloses an interactive device. 所述交互式设备包括:触针壳;耦合到所述触针壳的处理器;以及存储单元,包括(i)用于识别用触针创建的多个图形元素的计算机代码,(ii)用于识别用所述触针以用户限定的顺序对至少两个所述图形元素的选择的计算机代码,以及(iii)用于播放与所述形成的图形元素相关的至少一个音频输出的计算机代码;以及音频输出装置。 The interactive apparatus comprising: a stylus housing; coupled to the stylus housing a processor; and a memory unit comprising (i) computer code for identifying a plurality of graphic elements created using a stylus, (ii) with identifying with the stylus on the order of at least two user-defined selection of the graphical element computer code, computer code, and (iii) for playing at least one audio output associated with the graphical element is formed; and an audio output device.

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用户创建交互界面 Create a user interface

背景技术 Background technique

有许多系统允许用户用触针(stylus)在打印介质上选择打印元素后获得一些反馈。 Many systems allow the user to use the stylus (Stylus) to obtain some feedback after selecting print elements on a print medium.

一个这样的系统在Ohara等的专利(US 5,485,176)中描述。 One such system is described in Ohara et patent (US 5,485,176) in. 在此专利中,用户使用触针并在平台上的书内选择打印元素。 In this patent, a user uses a stylus and selects a print element in a book on the internet. 所述平台连接到视频监视器。 The platform is connected to a video monitor. 在用户选择打印元素后与所选打印元素对应的视觉输出显示在视频监视器上。 After the user selects a print element corresponding to the selected printing element and visual output displayed on a video monitor.

尽管在Ohara等的专利中描述的系统是有用的,但可进行改进。 Although the system described in Ohara et patent is useful, but it can be modified. 例如,系统主要产生相对于音频输出的视觉输出并且不具有写能力。 For example, with respect to the system primarily to produce an audio output and a visual output having no write capability.

允许用户获得反馈的另一个系统称作来自Brighteye Technology™的Scan-A-Page或WordTM。 Another system allows a user to obtain feedback is called Scan-A-Page or WordTM from the Brighteye Technology ™. 为了到达理解的程度,系统使用了扫描触针 To reach a level of understanding, the system uses a scanning stylus

并通过个人计算机运行的光学字符识别软件来识别打印的词。 And to identify the printed word through optical character recognition software personal computer is running. 在扫描和识别词后,所述被识别的词通过合成声音大声读出。 After scanning and recognition words, the identified word read aloud by a synthesized sound. 尽管该系统也是有用的,但其交互能力是有限的。 Although the system is also useful, but its interactive capabilities are limited. 例如,其限制于扫描打印元素如词及然后听取与所述打印元素相关的音频。 For example, limit it to scan print elements such as words and then listen to the printing elements associated with the audio.

上述识别系统有其它问题。 The identification system has other problems. 例如,上述系统都不允许用户在纸张或其它介质上创建用户定义的应用或用户交互式系统。 For example, the above-described systems allow users to create user-defined or user interactive system application on paper or other medium.

本发明的实施例试图处理这些和其它问题。 Embodiments of the present invention seeks to address these and other issues.

发明内容 SUMMARY

此处描述的实施例允许用户在纸上创建用户定义的应用,和/或允许用户以先前未想过的方式与纸交互。 Application Example embodiments described herein allow a user to create user-defined on paper, and / or allow a user not previously thought to interact with the paper. 例如,在一些实施例中,用户可以用交互式触针通过在纸张上创建图形元素来创建用户定义的用户界面。 For example, in some embodiments, the user can use an interactive stylus by creating graphic elements on the sheet to create user-defined user interface. 其后用户可以类似于个人可如何与基于钢笔的计算机交互的方式与所述图形元素交互,除非基于钢笔的计算机不存在。 Thereafter the user may be similar to how the individual elements may interact with the graphical interactive computer-based manner of a pen, the pen-based computer unless absence. 从用户的视角, 一张没有生命的纸有了生命并且对于用户是功能界面。 From the user's perspective, not a paper to life and life is a function for the user interface.

一个实施例指向一种方法,包括:(a)用触针创建图形元素;(b) 在创建所述图形元素后听取多个菜单项中至少一个菜单项的音频朗读; 以及(C)从所述多个菜单项中选择菜单项。 One case is directed to a method comprising the implementation:; (b) to listen to the audio reading at least a plurality of menu items of the menu items after creating the graphic element; (A) creating a graphic element using the stylus, and (C) from the said plurality of menu items selected menu item.

另一个实施例指向一种交互式设备,包括:触针壳;处理器;存储单元,包括(i)用于识别用户用触针创建的图形元素的计算机代码,(ii) 用于在用户创建图形元素后播放多个菜单项中至少一个菜单项的音频朗读的计算机代码,以及(iii)用于识别用户从多个菜单项中对一个菜单项的选择的计算机代码;以及音频输出装置,其中所述音频输出装置和所述存储单元有效地耦合到处理器。 Another embodiment is directed to an interactive apparatus embodiment, comprising: a stylus housing; a processor; memory cell comprising (i) computer code for recognizing a user to create a graphic element using the stylus, (ii) for creating a user after the computer code displays the graphic elements of the plurality of menu items in the at least one audio menu item aloud, and (iii) for identifying the user from a plurality of menu items in a computer code for a selected menu item; and an audio output device, wherein the audio output means and said memory means operatively coupled to the processor.

另一个实施例指向一种方法,包括:(a)用触针形成多个图形元素; (b)用所述触针以用户限定的顺序选择至少两个所述图形元素;以及(C) 听取与所述形成的图形元素相关的至少一个音频输出。 Another embodiment is directed to a method of embodiment, comprising: (a) forming a plurality of graphic elements using a stylus; (b) with the stylus in a user defined order of selecting at least two of said graphical elements; and (C) heard at least one audio output associated with the graphical element is formed.

另一个实施例指向一种交互式设备包括:触针壳;耦合到所述触针壳的处理器;存储单元,包括(i)用于识别用触针创建的多个图形元素的计算机代码,GO用于识别用所述触针以用户限定的顺序对至少两个所述图形元素的选择的计算机代码,以及(iii)用于播放与所述形成的图形元素相关的音频输出的计算机代码;以及音频输出装置,其中所述音频输出装置和所述存储单元有效地耦合到处理器。 Another embodiment is directed to an interactive apparatus embodiment comprising: a stylus housing; a processor coupled to the stylus housing; memory cell comprising (i) identifying a plurality of graphic elements created using a stylus computer code, GO for identifying the order of the stylus with a user defined computer code for selecting at least two of said graphical elements, and (iii) computer code for playing the graphical element associated with the formation of the audio output; and an audio output device, wherein said audio output means and said memory means operatively coupled to the processor.

这些和其它实施例将在下面进一步详细描述。 These and other embodiments will be described in further detail below.

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图1示出了包括二维物品和交互式设备的交互式系统的示意图。 FIG 1 shows a schematic view of a two-dimensional article and an interactive apparatus including an interactive system. 图2示出了包括二维物品以及包括平台的交互式设备的交互式系统的示意图。 FIG 2 shows a schematic diagram comprising a two-dimensional article and an interactive apparatus comprising a platform for interactive systems. 图3示出了根据本发明的一个实施例的交互式设备的一些电子部件的方框图。 FIG 3 illustrates a block diagram of some electronic components of an interactive apparatus according to one embodiment of the present invention.

图4示出了根据本发明的一个实施例的树形菜单的示意图。 FIG 4 shows a schematic diagram of a tree menu according to one embodiment of the present invention. 图5示出了图解根据本发明的一个实施例的方法的流程图。 FIG 5 shows a flowchart illustrating a method according to one embodiment of the present invention.

图6(a)-6(b)示出了触针可如何用于创建图形元素以及与其交互以使交互式设备提供菜单项列表和允许用户选择菜单项的示意图解。 FIG 6 (a) -6 (b) shows a schematic illustration of how a stylus can be used to create graphic elements and interact to cause the interactive apparatus to provide a list of menu items and allows the user to select a menu item. 图7示出了图解根据本发明的一个实施例的方法的流程图。 FIG 7 shows a flowchart illustrating a method according to one embodiment of the present invention. 图8示出了根据本发明的一个实施例,其中用户可在纸张上写多个数字以产生定制计算器。 FIG 8 illustrates an embodiment of the present invention, in which a user can write a plurality of numbers on the paper to produce a custom calculator.

图9(a)-9(b)示出了图解可如何在纸张上产生翻译器的纸张。 FIG. 9 (a) -9 (b) shows a sheet illustrating how the translator can be produced on the sheet. 图10(a)示出了其上带有圆的纸张,其中圆用于称作"猜词(wordscramble)"的游戏。 FIG. 10 (a) shows a circle with a sheet thereon, wherein a circle called "guessing (wordscramble)" game.

图IOO)是带有标记的纸张,其示出了另一个翻译器和词典可如何使用。 FIG IOO) is a marked sheet, which shows how another translator and a dictionary may be used.

图ll(a)是示出了闹钟功能可如何使用的纸张。 FIG. Ll (a) is a diagram showing how the paper alarm function can be used.

图ll(b)是示出了电话列表功能可如何使用的纸张。 FIG. Ll (b) is a diagram showing how paper phone list function can be used.

图12示出了根据本发明的一个实施例的通信系统的框图。 FIG 12 shows a block diagram of a communication system in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention embodiment.

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本发明的实施例包括交互式设备。 Embodiments of the present invention includes an interactive device. 一种示范性的交互式设备包括:触针壳、耦合到所述触针壳的处理器、存储单元和音频输出装置。 An exemplary interactive apparatus comprising: a stylus housing, a processor coupled to the storage unit and an audio output device of the stylus housing. 所述处理器有效地耦合到所述存储单元和所述音频输出装置。 The processor is operatively coupled to the storage unit and the audio output device. 在一些实施例中,所述存储单元可包括:(i)用于识别用户用触针创建的图形元素的计算机代码,(ii)用于在用户创建图形元素后播放多个菜单项中至少-- In some embodiments, the storage unit may include: (i) computer code for recognizing a user to create a graphic element using the stylus, (ii) for playing the user creates a graphic element in the plurality of menu items at least - -

个菜单项的音频朗读的计算机代码,以及(iii)用于识别用户从多个菜 Computer code reading audio menu items, and (iii) for identifying the user from a plurality of menu

单项中对一个菜单项的选择的计算机代码。 Individual computer code to select a menu item. 可替换地或另外地,所述存 Alternatively or additionally, said memory

15别用触针创建的多个图形元素的计算机代码, (ii)用于识别用所述触针以用户限定的顺序选择至少两个所述图形元素的计算机代码,以及(no用于播放与所述形成的图形元素相关的至少一个音频输出的计算机代码。优选地,交互式设备具有自含式触针的形式,并且所述处理器、存储单元和所述音频输出装置处于所述触针壳内。 所述交互式设备可用于教授和学习任何适合的科目。例如,交互式 Computer code for a plurality of graphic elements using a stylus 15 not created, (ii) for identifying the stylus with the user in order to select a defined computer code of said at least two graphic elements, and (no playback and for the associated graphical element is formed of at least one computer code for audio output. preferably, the interactive apparatus has a form of a self-contained stylus and the processor, memory unit and the audio output device in the stylus shell. the device can be used for interactive teaching and learning any suitable subject. for example, the interactive

设备可以预编程以教授有关科目,如字母、数字、数学(例如,力n、减、 Device may be preprogrammed to teach about subjects such as letters, numbers, math (e.g., power n, subtraction,

乘、除、代数学等)、社会学科、语音学、语言、历史等。 Multiplication, division, algebra, etc.), social studies, phonetics, language, and history.

在一些实施例中,所述交互式设备可扫描纸张上的基本不可见的 In some embodiments, substantially not visible on the interactive apparatus may scan the paper

码。 code. 此类型的交互式设备在2003年3月18日提交的美国专利申请No. 60/456,053和2004年3月17日提交的No. 10/803,803中描述,其通过引用结合于此以用于任何目的。 This type of interactive devices in US Patent Application No. No. 2003, March 18 filed 60 / 456,053 and 17 March 2004, 10/803, 803 described, which is incorporated herein by reference for any purpose. 所述交互式设备可包括有效地耦合到所述处理器的光学发射器和光学检测器。 The interactive apparatus may include a processor operatively coupled to said optical emitter and an optical detector. 所述交互式设备能够从光学上扫描物品上基本不可见的码,所述物品具有包含多个位置的表面。 The interactive device can scan the article from substantially invisible codes optically, said article having a surface comprising a plurality of locations. 不同的码分别在所述多个位置处,并且可与所述表面上多个位置的定位(例如, 相对或绝对空间坐标)相关。 Different codes are respectively at said plurality of positions, and may be positioned with a plurality of locations on said surface (e.g., relative or absolute spatial coordinates) related. 用户可在所述位置处形成图形元素如打印元素和/或在这些位置处可存在预打印的打印元素。 Users may form graphic elements such as print elements and / or print elements may exist at these preprinted position at the location.

"图形元素"可包括由用户创建的任何适合的标记。 "Graphical elements" may include any suitable marking created by the user. 如果在纸张上做出标记,则所述图形元素可以是打印元素。 If you make a mark on the paper, then the printing element may be a graphic element. 可替换地,所述标记可以在可擦除写介质如液晶显示器内。 Alternatively, the label can be written on the medium such as a liquid crystal display can be erased. 在这样的例子中,图形元素可以是虚拟图形元素。 In such instances, the graphical elements can be a virtual graphic elements. 适合的图形元素包括但不局限于符号、标记如字母和/或数字、字符、词、形状、线等。 Suitable graphic elements include, but are not limited to symbols, marks such as letters and / or numbers, characters, words, shapes, lines and the like. 它们形状上可以是规则的或不规则的,并且它们典型地用触针创建。 Their shape may be regular or irregular, and they are typically created using the stylus.

在一些实施例中,图形元素可包括带有线环绕所述字母或数字的字母或数字。 In some embodiments, graphical elements may include a line with the letters or numbers of the surrounding letters or numbers. 环绕所述字母或数字的线可以是圆、椭圆、正方形、多边形等。 Surrounding the letter or number line may be circular, oval, square, polygonal and the like. 这样的图形元素看上去像可由用户选择的"按钮",而不是普通的字母和数字。 Such graphic elements look like a "button" is selected by the user, instead of ordinary letters and numbers. 通过创建此类图形元素,用户能够视觉上区别图形元素如功能图标与普通字母和数字。 By creating such a graphic element, the user can visually distinguish graphic elements such as functional icons from ordinary letters and numbers. 同样,通过创建此类图形元素,所述交互式设备也能够更好地区别功能或菜单项类图形元素与非功能或非菜单项类图形元素。 Also, by creating such graphical elements, the interactive apparatus can better distinguish functional or menu item type graphic elements with non-functional or non-menu item type graphic elements. 例如,用户可以创建图形元素为具有圆围绕其的字母"M" 以创建交互式"菜单"图标。 For example, users can create graphical elements with a circle around its letter "M" to create an interactive "menu" icon. 如与词中的字母"M"所区别的,所述交互式设备可编程为将其内带有字母"M"的重叠的圆或正方形识别为功能图形元素。 The word with the letter "M" are distinguished, the interactive apparatus may be programmed to recognize the overlapping circle or square with the letter "M" which is the function of graphic elements. 用于识别这样的功能图形元素并区别它们和其它非功能图形元素的计算机代码可驻留在所述交互式设备中的存储单元中。 Such graphical elements for the recognition and distinction of the storage unit thereof, and other computer code non-functional graphic elements can reside in the interactive apparatus.

所述处理器能够识别图形元素并能够识别这些图形元素的定位以便于所述交互式设备能够执行各种操作。 The processor can recognize the graphic elements and can identify graphical elements positioned so as to be able to perform various operations on the interactive apparatus. 在这些实施例中,所述存储单元可包括用于使由用户产生的任何图形元素与它们在所述表面上的定位关联的计算机代码。 In these embodiments, the memory unit may comprise for any graphic elements produced by the user and they are positioned on the surface of the associated computer code.

在一些实施例中,所述物品可以是带有或不带有预打印的打印元素的纸张。 In some embodiments, the article may be a paper with or without pre-printed print elements of. 所述纸张在其上可具有基本不可见的码。 The sheet on which may have substantially invisible codes. 所述码对于用户的眼睛"基本不可见"并且可以对应于页上的打印元素的绝对或相对定位。 The code for the user's eyes, "substantially invisible" and the absolute or relative location may correspond to print elements on the page. "基本不可见"也包括对于用户的眼睛完全或轻微不可见的码。 "Substantially invisible" to the user's eye also include completely or slightly invisible codes. 例如, E.g,

如果对于用户的眼睛轻微不可见的点码打印在整张纸上,当以正常视距来观察时,所述纸张可能看上去有淡灰的阴影。 If the user's eye point slightly invisible codes printed on the entire sheet, when viewed at a normal viewing distance, the paper may appear to have a light gray shade. 在一些情况下,在用户用所述交互式设备扫描码后,在所述交互式设备内的音频输出装置产生对应于与所述码相关联的图形元素的独特音频输出(相对于像嘟嘟声的无差别的音频输出)。 In some cases, after the user using the interactive code scanning device, generating an audio output device in the interactive apparatus and the audio output corresponding to the unique code of the graphical element associated (relative to the image toot undifferentiated sound audio output).

优选地,所述基本不可见的码由点图案来实施。 Preferably, the substantially invisible codes implemented by the dot pattern. 读取可见的或"潜在"打印的点图案的技术存在并可从商业上获得。 Read visible or "potentially" present art dot pattern printing can be obtained commercially. 这些打印的点图案对于用户的眼睛基本不可见,以至这样在点图案中存在的码在正常使用中无法由用户的眼睛觉察(不像标准条形码)。 The print dot pattern for the user's eye substantially invisible, even in the presence of such dot code pattern can not be perceived (unlike normal bar codes) by the user's eyes in normal use. 点图案能够通过例如小和大的点的具体组合来实施,所述小和大的点可以代表在二进制编码中的1 和0。 Dot pattern can be implemented by, for example, specific combinations of small and large dots, the large and small dots may represent 1 and 0 in binary code. 点图案可以用墨打印,所述墨不同于用于打印所述打印元素的墨, 以便所述交互式设备能够明确地读取所述点图案。 Dot pattern may be printed with ink, the ink different from the ink for printing the print elements so that the interactive apparatus can specifically read the dot pattern.

17瑞典公司Anoto应用一种使用算法产生图案的技术,使很大的唯一 17 Swedish company Anoto technology applications using algorithms to generate patterns, so a lot of unique

数据空间能够在大的文档集合上无冲突的使用。 Conflict-free data space can be used on a large collection of documents. 如果完全打印,在任何 If completely printed, in any

页上任何2平方厘米唯一识别的情况下,其图案将覆盖70万亿8.5" X 11" 的页。 The absence of any unique identification of 2 cm2 on the page in a pattern to cover page 70 trillion 8.5 "X 11" of. 包含具体点图案的论文可从Anoto商业上获得。 Contains specific dot pattern papers are available on the Anoto business. 以下专利和专利申请转让给Anoto并且描述了该基本技术并且在此通过引用完整地结合于此以用于任何目的:美国专利No. 6,502,756、 2002年6月26日提交的美国申请No. 10/179,966、 WO 01/95559、 WO 01/71473、 WO 01〃5723、 WO 01/26032、 WO 01/75780、 WO 01/01670、 WO 01〃5773、 WO 01/71475、 WO 01/73983,和WO 01/16691。 The following patents and patent applications assigned to Anoto and describe the basic technique and here incorporated herein by reference in its entirety for all purposes: US Patent No. 6,502,756, US June 26, 2002 filed No. 10 / 179,966, WO 01/95559, WO 01/71473, WO 01〃5723, WO 01/26032, WO 01/75780, WO 01/01670, WO 01〃5773, WO 01/71475, WO 01/73983, and WO 01/16691.

在一些实施例中,点图案可无其它类型的数据,如用于数据块、音频数据和/或错误检测数据的数据表示标记。 In some embodiments, the dot pattern may be free of other types of data, such as a data block, the audio data and / or a flag indicating the error detection data. 如上所述,交互式设备中的处理器可以使用查找表来确定触针的定位,并且可以基于所述定位信息来检索和播放音频。 As described above, the interactive device processor may use the lookup table to determine the positioning of the stylus, and can retrieve and play audio based on the positioning information. 这具有优势。 This has the advantage. 例如,与具有用于标记、音频和错误检测的数据打印在其上的纸相比,本发明的实施例需要更少的点,因为用于标记、音频和错误检测的数据不需要打印在纸上。 For example, for data having a flag, audio, and error detection printed on the paper as compared with embodiments of the present invention requires fewer points, as for labeling, audio, and error detection data need not be printed on the paper on. 例如,通过忽略来自纸张的音频数据,纸上更多的空间可再现为交互的,因为实际的音频数据不需要占用纸上的空间。 For example, by ignoring the audio data from the paper, paper, more space can be reproduced as interactive, since actual audio data need not occupy space on paper. 另外,因为在本发明的实施例中用于音频的计算机代码存储在交互式设备内,产生的音频被例如纸张中的铍折或撕裂所破坏或改变的可能性较小。 In addition, since computer code for audio is stored in an embodiment of the present invention within the interactive device, tone generator is less likely damaged or altered, for example, the paper folded or torn beryllium.

虽然在此特别描述了点图案码,其它类型的基本不可见码也可在本发明的其它实施例中使用。 Although described here in particular a dot pattern codes, other types of substantially invisible codes may also be used in other embodiments of the present invention. 例如,如果条形码在物品上以阵列的形式布置,则可以使用红外条形码。 For example, if the bar code is arranged in an array on an article, it can be used an infrared barcode. 说明性地, 一张纸可包括100x100的基本不可见条形码阵列,每个码与纸张上不同的xy位置关联。 Illustratively, a sheet of paper may include a 100x100 array of substantially invisible bar codes, and associated with a different code and xy position of each sheet. 所述阵列中的条形码的相对或绝对定位可存储在交互式设备的存储单元中。 The array relative or absolute positioning of the bar code may be stored in the storage unit in the interactive apparatus.

如所指出的,在优选实施例中,基本不可见码可以与纸张上的多个位置和/或任何打印元素的定位直接或间接相关。 As noted, in a preferred embodiment, the substantially invisible codes may directly or indirectly related to the positioning and or printing element a plurality of positions on the paper / no. 在一些实施例中,基本不可见码可以与纸张(或其它物品)上的多个位置的定位直接相关。 In some embodiments, the substantially invisible codes may be directly related to the positioning of a plurality of positions on the sheet (or other article). 在这些实施例中,纸张上的不同位置的定位可由码本身提供。 In these embodiments, the positioning of the different positions on the sheet may be provided by the code itself. 例如,在第一位置的第一码可包括用于纸张上第一位置的空间坐标(例如,特定xy 位置)的码,而在第二位置的第二码可包括用于纸张上第二位置的空间坐标的码。 For example, a first code at a first position may include a position of a first spatial coordinates (e.g., location specific xy) code on the paper, and in the second position of the second code may include a second position on a paper sheet the code space coordinates. 不同的图形元素如用户产生的打印元素可处于纸张上的不同位置处。 Printing elements of different graphical elements such as user-generated may be in at a different position on the sheet. 这些打印元素可在所述码上形成。 These print elements may be formed on the code. 例如,第一打印元素可在与第一码重叠的第一位置形成。 For example, a first print element may be formed in the first position overlapping the first code. 第二打印元素可在与第二码重叠的第二位置形成。 Second print element may be formed in a second position overlapping the second code. 当用户形成第一打印元素时,扫描设备识别出形成的第一打印元素并且基本上同时扫描与所述形成的第一打印元素关联的第一码。 When the user forms the first print element, the scanning device recognizes the formed first print element and the first code substantially simultaneously scan the first print element associated with the form. 交互式设备内的处理器能够确定第一位置的特定空间坐标并且能够使所述第一打印元素与所述空间坐标相关联。 The processor in the interactive apparatus can determine the particular spatial coordinates of a first position and to enable said first printing element is associated with the spatial coordinates. 当用户形成第二打印元素时,扫描设备识别出所述形成的第二打印元素并且基本上同时扫描第二码。 When the user forms the second print element, the second print device recognizes the scanning element is formed and substantially simultaneously scans the second code. 处理器然后能够确定所述第二位置的空间坐标并且能够使所述第二打印元素与所述空间坐标相关联。 The processor can then determine the spatial coordinates of the second position and to enable the second print element with the spatial coordinates associated. 用户然后可使用交互式设备随后选择用户形成的第一和第二打印元素,并且所述交互式设备能够执行另外的操作。 The user may then use the interactive device then selects the first and second print element formed by the user, and the interactive apparatus can perform additional operations. 例如,如下面指出的,使用此方法,用户能够在空白纸张上创建用户定义的界面或功能装置。 For example, as noted below, using this method, the user can create a user-defined interface or a functional device on a blank sheet.

所述交互式设备也可包括在存储单元内使相对或绝对定位与所述形成的图形元素映射或相关联的机构。 The interactive apparatus may also comprise the relative or absolute positioning of the graphic elements forming the mechanism associated or mapped in the storage unit. 所述机构可以是使物品上与具体图形元素相关的数据与物品上特定定位相关联的查找表。 The mechanism may be such that data associated with a particular graphical element with a particular article the article positioning associated lookup table. 此查找表可存储在存储单元内。 This lookup table may be stored in the storage unit. 处理器可以使用所述査找表来识别具体定位处的图形 The processor can use the lookup table to identify a specific pattern positioned at

元素以便于处理器能够执行接下来的操作。 Element so that the processor can perform subsequent operations.

带有基本不可见码的物品可以具有任何适合的形式。 Articles have substantially invisible codes may have any suitable form. 例如,所述物 For example, the object

品可以是纸张、记事本、活页纸、海报、布告、菜单、张贴物、标签、 产品包装、盒子、交易卡、磁体(例如冰箱磁体)等。 Product can be paper, notepads, loose leaf paper, posters, notices, menus, stickers, labels, product packaging, boxes, trading cards, magnets (such as a refrigerator magnet) and so on. 任何这些或其它类型的物品都可在带有或不带有预打印的打印元素情况下使用。 Any of these or other types of articles can be with or without the printing elements of the case of using pre-printed. 如果所述物品是片,所述片可以是任何适合的尺寸并且可由任何适合的材料制成。 If the article is a sheet, the sheet may be of any suitable size and may be made of any suitable material. 例如,所述片可以是基于纸的,或者可以是塑料膜。 For example, the sheet may be paper based, or may be a plastic film. 在一些实施例中,所述物品可以是带有三维表面的三维物品。 In some embodiments, the article may be a three-dimensional article with a three-dimensional surface. 所述三维表面可包括人类身体、动物(例如恐龙)、汽车、字符的模制轮廓或其它轮廓。 The three-dimensional surface may include the human body, animals (e.g., dinosaurs), automotive profile molding, characters, or other profiles.

如上所指出的,在一些实施例中,所述物品是片并且所述片可以无预打印的打印元素如打印的字母或数字(例如,在用户在片上创建图形元素之前进行的标记)。 As noted above, in some embodiments, the article is a sheet, and the print elements may be non-pre-printed sheet, such as printed letters or numbers (e.g., markers before the user creates graphic elements on the sheet). 在其它实施例中,预打印的打印元素可以处于片上(例如,在用户在片上创建图形元素之前)。 In other embodiments, the printing elements may be in the pre-printed sheet (e.g., before creating graphic elements on the sheet in the user). 预打印的打印元素可包括: 数字、图标、字母、圆、词、符号、线等。 Print elements may include preprinted: numbers, icons, letters, circles, words, symbols, lines and the like. 例如,本发明的实施例可使用预打印的表格如预打印的定单表格或投票选票。 For example, embodiments of the present invention may be used, such as pre-printed order forms or voting ballots table preprinted.

所述交互式设备可具有任何适合的形式。 The interactive apparatus may have any suitable form. 在一个实施例中,所述交互式设备是定型为触针的扫描设备,并且优选地是口袋大小。 In one embodiment, the interactive apparatus is a scanning device shaped as a stylus, and is preferably pocket-sized. 所述触针包括可由塑料或金属制成的触针壳。 The stylus comprises a stylus housing may be made of plastic or metal. 触针壳上可存在夹持区域。 Clamping area may be present on the stylus housing. 如果所述交互式设备具有便携、自含触针的形式,所述交互式设备可大约重4 盎司,可具有大约40小时的电池寿命,并可使用处理器(例如,包括ASIC芯片)来控制所述交互式设备的功能。 If the interactive apparatus having a portable, self-contained form of stylus, the interactive apparatus can weigh about 4 ounces, can have a battery life of approximately 40 hours, and using a processor (e.g., including an ASIC chip) to control the function of the interactive device. 所述触针可包含耳机插孔、 数据端口、快闪存储器、电池和触针尖上的光学扫描器(带有光学检测器和光学发射器)以及扬声器。 The stylus may include a headphone jack, a data port, flash memory, optical scanner and stylus tip on the battery (with an optical detector and an optical emitter) and a speaker. 所述触针下半部可类似于笔,并且顶部可加宽以舒适地放置在用户的姆指和食指之间。 It may be similar to the lower half of the stylus pen, and the top may be widened to be placed comfortably between the user's thumb and forefinger.

在其它实施例中,所述交互式设备包括触针和平台(其可类似于夹板)。 In other embodiments, the interactive apparatus comprises a stylus and a platform (which may be similar to plywood). 所述触针缚到所述平台并且可包含扬声器、电池和快闪/盒式连接 The stylus tied to the platform and may contain a speaker, batteries, and flash / cartridge connector

器(flash/cartridge connector)。 Device (flash / cartridge connector). 为了方便所述平台可夹到片上。 For convenience of the platform can be clipped onto the sheet.

虽然详细地描述了带有光学发射器和光学检测器的交互式设备,所述交互式设备仍可采用其它形式并且不需要包括光学发射器和光学检测器。 While the interactive devices described with optical emitter and an optical detector in more detail, the interactive device will still take other forms and need not include an optical emitter and an optical detector. 例如,在一些实施例中,所述交互式设备可以具有使用触针的平板计算机的形式,如平板PC或个人数字助理(PDA)。 For example, in some embodiments, the interactive apparatus may have the form of a tablet computer using a stylus, such as a tablet PC or a personal digital assistant (PDA). 这样的装置可从商业上获得。 Such devices are commercially available. 平板PC或PDA中的存储单元可具有执行本申请描述的任何功能的计算机代码。 A tablet PC or PDA can have computer code storage unit to perform any of the functions described herein. 图形元素可在液晶显示器中创建,并且用户可随后以在此描述的方式与这些创建的图形元素交互。 Graphic elements can be created in a liquid crystal display, and the user may then interact with the graphical element in the manner described herein and those created. 在这些实施例中,触针可以或可以不包括有源电子设备。 In these embodiments, the stylus may or may not include active electronics. 例如可使用许多PDA中存在的技术, 使得没有任何电子设备的触针能够用于本发明的一些实施例。 PDA can be used, for example, a number of existing technologies, such that the stylus does not have any electronic device can be used in some embodiments of the present invention. 如下面将要详细解释的,本领域的普通技术人员可将在此描述的各种创造性功能编程到这样的商业上可获得装置中。 As will be explained in detail below, various inventive functions programmed by those of ordinary skill in the art may be described herein to such a commercially available apparatus.

在其它实施例中,所述交互式设备可以是在2003年6月9日提交的美国专利申请No. 10/457,981和2004年5月28日提交的题目为"Print Media Apparatus Including Handwriting Recognition"的美国专禾U申请 In other embodiments, the interactive device may be in US Patent June 9, 2003 filed topic No. 10 / 457,981 and 28 May 2004 entitled "Print Media Apparatus Including Handwriting Recognition" of United States Patent application Wo U

No._ (律师备案no. 020824-009200US)中描述的类型,其通过引 No._ (Attorney Docket no. 020824-009200US) type described, which is quoted by

用结合于此。 With incorporated herein. 在这些实施例中,所述交互式设备是带有平台的电记录 In these embodiments, the interactive apparatus is an electrographic with platform

(dectrographic)位置定位设备,所述平台包括表面、处理器、多个第一天线元件以及音频输出设备如扬声器。 (Dectrographic) position location apparatus, said platform comprising a surface, a processor, a first plurality of antenna elements, and an audio output device such as a speaker. 包括第二天线元件和写工具的触针可耦合到所述平台。 A second antenna element comprising a writing instrument and stylus may be coupled to the internet. 第一天线元件可以是信号发射天线元件,而第二天线元件可以是信号接收天线元件(或反之亦然)。 The first antenna elements may be signal transmitting antenna elements and the second antenna element may be a signal receiving antenna element (or vice versa). 纸张(没有基本不可见码)可出现在平台上预定位置处。 Paper (not substantially invisible codes) can occur at a predetermined position on the internet. 所述第一天线元件可在所述表面 The first antenna element may be on the surface

(并且因此所述纸张)上的不同xy位置发射不同的信号(例如,带有不同振幅的信号),并且这些不同的信号可由触针中的第二天线元件接收。 (And hence the sheet) in different positions on the xy transmit different signals (e.g., signals with different amplitudes), and these different signals may be received by the stylus of the second antenna element. 因而第一天线元件和第二天线元件能够一起电容性地耦合通过纸。 Thus a first antenna element and second antenna element can be capacitively coupled together through the paper. 因此,当用户在所述纸张上创建图形元素时,处理器能够确定正在创建的图形元素的位置。 Thus, when the user creates graphic elements on the sheet, the processor can determine the position of the graphic element being created. 如在2004年5月28日提交的题目为"Print Media Apparatus Including Handwriting Recognition " 的美国专禾ll申请No. He ll as in U.S. title May 28, 2004 entitled "Print Media Apparatus Including Handwriting Recognition" in Application No.

(律师备案no.020824-009200US)(其通过引用完整地结合于此)中描述的,处理器也可使用商业上可获得的字符识别软件来确定创建的图形元素是什么。 (Attorney Docket no.020824-009200US) (which is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety) described in the processor can be used commercially available character recognition software to determine what graphic elements created Yes. 如其中描述的,字符识别软件可从Xpert Eye, Inc. of Sammamish, WA (www.experteye.com)禾卩Vision Object, Inc. of Paris, France商业上获得。 As described therein, character recognition software, Inc. of the Sammamish, WA (www.experteye.com) Wo Jie Vision Object, Inc. of Paris, France is commercially available from Xpert Eye. 如这些企业所出售类型的软件可用于在此描述的任何交互式设备。 As these companies sell software that can be used for any type of interactive devices described herein. 当此软件用于使用纸的电记录位置定位设备(或在此描述的任何其它交互式设备实施例)时,所述软件能够识别由用户在纸上创建的图形元素。 When electrographic position location apparatus (or any other interactive apparatus embodiment described herein) software for using paper, the software is able to recognize graphic elements created by the user on paper. 如将从下面其它例子显而易见的,通过确定用户创建的图形元素和确定这些图形元素的位置,许多有用的功能可通过所述交互式设备执行。 As will be apparent from other examples below, by determining the graphic elements created by the user and determine the position of the graphical elements, many useful functions can be performed by the interactive device.

图1示出了根据本发明的一个实施例的系统。 FIG 1 shows a system in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention. 所述系统包括交互式设备100和物品70。 The system includes an interactive apparatus 100 and the article 70. 交互式设备100具有触针的形式。 The interactive apparatus 100 in the form of a stylus.

交互式设备100包括触针壳62内的处理器32。 The interactive apparatus 100 includes a processor within the stylus housing 6232. 触针壳62可直接耦合或通过中介物理结构耦合到处理器32。 Stylus housing 62 may be directly coupled or coupled to the processor 32 through intervening physical structures. 交互式设备IOO还包括耦合到处理器32的音频输出装置36和显示装置40。 IOO interactive device further includes an audio output device coupled to the processor 32, 36 and display device 40. 音频输出装置36可包括扬声器或音频插孔(耳机或头戴受话器插孔)。 The audio output device 36 may include a speaker or an audio jack (an earphone or headphone jack). 显示装置40可包括LCD The display device 40 may include an LCD

(液晶显示器)或任何其它适合的显示装置。 (Liquid crystal display), or any other suitable display device. 用于提供触觉反馈的装置 Means for providing tactile feedback

(未示出)也可存在于触针壳62内。 (Not shown) may also be present in the stylus housing 62.

在一些实施例中,显示装置40可物理耦合到触针壳62。 In some embodiments, the display device 40 may be physically coupled to the stylus housing 62. 在其它实施例中,显示装置40可与交互式设备100的其它部分分离并可通过无线数据发射机构(例如,IR或红外信号数据发射机构)与所述其它部分通信。 In other embodiments, the display device 40 may be separated from other portions of the interactive device 100 through a wireless data transmission mechanism (e.g., IR, or infrared signal data transmission mechanism) with the other parts of the communication. 这样的分离显示装置40可以给用户提供看到由他或她与交互式设备100交互作用所产生的任何视觉反馈的能力,并且适合于教室环境。 Such separate display device 40 may provide the user with the ability to see any visual by his or her interaction with the interactive apparatus 100 generated by the feedback, and is suitable for classroom environment. 输入按钮38也存在并且电耦合到处理器32以允许用户输入信息 Input buttons 38 are also present and are electrically coupled to the processor 32 to allow a user to input information

(如开始、停止、或进入)到设备100中,和/或打开和关闭设备100。 (E.g., start, stop, or enter) into the apparatus 100, and / or opening and closing device 100. 电源34如电池处于壳62内并为处理器32和交互式设备100的其它组件供电。 The battery power source 34 in the inner housing 62 and other components of the power supply to the processor 32 and the interactive device 100.

光学发射器44和光学检测器42在触针形交互式设备100的一端。 The optical emitter 44 and optical detector 42 at one end of the stylus-shaped interactive apparatus 100. 光学发射器44和光学检测器42耦合到处理器32。 Coupling optical transmitter 44 and optical detector 42 to the processor 32. 光学发射器44可以是例如LED (光发射二极管)或其它光源,而光学检测器42可包括例如电荷耦合器件。 The optical emitter 44 may be, for example, the LED (light emitting diode) or other light source, and the optical detector 42 may comprise, for example, a charge coupled device. 处理器32可包括实现交互式设备32的功能的任何适合的电子设备。 The processor 32 may include any suitable electronic device implemented functionality of the interactive device 32. 例如,处理器32可包括带有用于产生合成语音的语音合成电路的微处理器、用于放大所述语音的放大器电路、用于控制到交互式设备100 的任何输入和由交互式设备100提供的任何输出的电路、以及用于把从光学检测器42接收到的信号转换成数字信号的模拟-到-数字转换器。 For example, processor 32 may include an amplifier circuit with a microprocessor for generating synthetic speech voice synthesis circuit for amplifying the speech, for controlling any inputs to the interactive apparatus 100 is provided by the interactive apparatus 100 and any output circuit, and for converting the analog received from the optical signal detector 42 into a digital signal - to - digital converter.

存储单元48也存在于交互式设备100中。 The storage unit 48 is also present in the interactive apparatus 100. 存储单元48耦合到处理器32。 The storage unit 48 is coupled to the processor 32. 存储单元48可以是可移除存储单元如ROM或快闪存储器盒。 The storage unit 48 may be a removable storage unit such as a ROM or flash memory cartridge. 在其它实施例中,存储单元48可包括完全在壳62内部的一个或多个存储单元(例如,RAM、 ROM、 EEPROM等)。 In other embodiments, the storage unit 48 may comprise a completely inside the housing 62 or more memory units (e.g., RAM, ROM, EEPROM, etc.). 在其它实施例中,存储单元48可包括在触针壳62内部和/或外部的两个或多个存储装置的组合。 In other embodiments, the storage unit 48 may include a combination of contact inside the needle housing 62 and / or two or more external storage devices.

存储单元48可包括任何适合的磁、电、电磁、光学或电子光学数据存储装置。 The storage unit 48 may include any magnetic, electrical, electromagnetic, optical or electro-optical data storage devices suitable. 例如, 一个或多个基于半导体的装置可以在存储单元48 内。 For example, the one or more semiconductor-based devices may be in the storage unit 48.

存储单元48包括用于执行交互式设备100的任何功能的计算机代码。 The storage unit 48 includes a computer code for performing any of the functions of the interactive device 100. 例如,存储单元48可包括用于识别打印字符的计算机代码、用于识别用户手写和解释用户手写的计算机代码(如手写字符识别软件)、用于使物品上的位置与各个打印元素相关联的计算机代码、用于把文本转换成语音的代码(例如,文本到语音引擎)、用于朗读菜单项的计算机代码、 用于执行语言翻译的计算机代码(英语-外语词典)等。 For example, the storage unit 48 may comprise computer code for identifying printing characters, computer code (e.g., handwriting character recognition software) to identify the user's handwriting and interpreting the user hand, for position on article associated with each of the print elements linked computer code for converting text into speech code (for example, text-to-speech engine), computer code reading menu items, computer code for performing language translation (English - language dictionary) and so on. 用于把文本转换成语音的软件可从一些不同的厂商商业上获得。 For converting text to speech software is available on a number of different commercial vendors. 存储单元48还可包括用于音频和视觉输出的代码。 The storage unit 48 may also comprise code for audio and visual output. 例如,用于音效的代码、用于说词的代码、 用于课程计划和指导的代码、用于提问的代码等都可存储在所述存储器48内。 For example, code for sound effects, code for rhetoric, for lesson plans and instruction codes, code for questions, etc. can be stored within the memory 48. 如这些的用于音频输出的代码可存储在非易失性存储器中(以持久的或半持久的方式使得即使所述交互式设备关闭数据也保留),而不是在物品本身上。 As these code for audio output may be stored in non-volatile memory (in a permanent or semi-permanent manner so that even if the interactive apparatus retains off data), rather than on the article itself. 用于本申请中所描述的这些和其它功能的计算机代码可包括在存储单元48内,并可使用适合的编程语言包括C、 0++等来创建。 These and other features of the computer code used in the present application as described may be included within the storage unit 48, and suitable programming language used include C, 0 ++, etc. to create. 写元件52处于触针形交互式设备100的与光学发射器44和光学检测器42相同的端。 Write element 52 is the same type stylus device 100 and the interactive optical emitter 44 and optical detector 42 side. 所述写元件52可包括标记器、粉笔、钢笔或铅笔并且可以或可以不是可缩回的。 The writing element 52 may comprise a marker, chalk, pen or pencil and may or may not be retractable. 如果是可缩回的,那么所述写元件52可耦合到传动装置。 If it is retractable, then the writing element 52 may be coupled to the transmission. 用户可激励所述传动装置以使写元件从触针壳向外延伸或縮回触针壳。 User activatable to cause the transmission member extending or retracting the writing stylus from the stylus housing shell outwardly. 当其使用时,用户可握住触针形交互式设备100并使用其在片上书写。 When used, the user can hold the stylus-shaped interactive apparatus 100 and use it to write on the sheet. 用户的标记也可以用光学发射器44和光学检测器42扫描而处理器32可解释用户的书写。 The user can also use tag optical emitter 44 and optical detector 42 and the processor 32 scans the user's writing can be interpreted.

图1中所示出的物品70是二维的并且可以是例如纸张。 Shown in Figure 1 an article 70 is two-dimensional and may be, for example, paper. 在图1中,字母A、 B、 C和D表示物品70上的不同位置。 In Figure 1, the letters A, B, C and D represent different positions on the article 70. 物品70上的不同位置A、 B、 C和D可以有不同的码(未示出)和不同的打印元素(未示出)。 A different positions on the article 70, B, C and D can have different codes (not shown) and different print elements (not shown). 所述码和所述打印元素可在位置A、 B、 C和D重叠。 The codes and the print elements may overlap at positions A, B, C, and D. 所述不同的码对用户的眼睛基本不可见,并且在正常使用中用户不能以用户的眼睛看到所述码。 The different codes substantially invisible to the user's eyes, and the user can not see the code to the user's eyes in normal use.

说明性地,用户可用交互式设备100内的写元件52在物品70上创建带圈的字母"M"以创建菜单图标。 Illustratively, the user may write element 52 in the interactive apparatus 100 to create a circled letter "M" in the article 70 to create a menu icon. 带圈的字母"M"(图1中未示出)打印在A位置处在A位置处基本不可见的码上。 A circled letter "M" (not shown in FIG. 1) in the printing position A at position A substantially invisible codes. 当用户稍后选择和扫描所述字母"M"时,光学发射器44产生光信号,所述光信号反射离开A位置处的基本不可见码并由光学检测器42接收。 When the user selects and scans the letter later, "M", the optical transmitter 44 generates an optical signal, the optical signal is reflected off of the substantially invisible code at position A by the optical detector 42 receives. 处理器32确定A位置的定位并从存储单元48检索对应于字母"M"的音频和/或执行与字母"M"相关的功能。 A positioning processor 32 determines the location and retrieves corresponding to the letter "M" audio and / or perform the letter "M" associated function from the storage unit 48. 例如,在交互式设备100用于选择字母"M"后以及在其扫描在位置A的基本不可见码后,处理器32可将交互式设备100转换到菜单交互模式,由此用户可巻动通过菜单项并可选择菜单项。 For example, the interactive apparatus 100 is used to select the letter "M" in its scanning position and A is the substantially invisible codes, the processor 32 may convert the interactive apparatus 100 to the interactive menu mode, whereby the user can be movable Volume and select the menu item menu item. 在对所述字母"M"的每个连续选择后,处理器32可以使音频输出装置36为用户产生菜单项列表。 After each successive selection of the letter "M", the processor 32 may cause the audio output device 36 is a user-generated list of menu items. 例如,用交互式设备100对字母"M"的第一次选择可使音频输出装置36朗读"计算器",用交互式设备100对字母"M"的第二次选择可使音频输出装置36朗读"翻译器"等。 For example, the interactive apparatus 100 with a letter "M" in the first selected audio output device 36 can read "Calculator", the interactive apparatus 100 letter "M" second audio output device can choose to use 36 read "translator" and so on. 对所述创建的图形元素的每个后续选择可使所述交互式设备朗读不同的菜单项。 The interactive apparatus can read different menu items for each subsequent selection of the created graphic element.

写元件52可用于在物品70的具体定位上写。 Writing element 52 can be used to write on a specific positioning of the article 70. 使用适当的手写识别和/或光学字符识别软件(其可以作为计算机代码存储在存储单元48内),用户的书写能够由处理器32解释,以便于处理器32能够确定用户写的是什么以及还有用户所写位置的特定定位。 Using appropriate handwriting recognition and / or optical character recognition software (which may be in the storage unit 48 as a computer code storage), writing can be interpreted by the user processor 32, the processor 32 in order to be able to determine what the user is writing and further written by users of a particular position location. 如下面所进一步详细解释的,使用此信息,所述系统和所述交互式设备可适合于执行更复杂的操作,如语言翻译或数学运算。 As explained in further detail below, using this information, the system and the interactive apparatus may be adapted to perform more complex operations such as language translations or mathematical operations.

图2示出了本发明的另一实施例。 FIG 2 shows another embodiment of the present invention. 在此例子中,相似的数字指示相似的元件且相似元件的先前描述不需要再重复。 In this example, like numerals indicate like elements and the previous description of like elements need not repeat. 但是,在此实施例中,交互式设备100包括触针100(a)和平台100(b)。 However, in this embodiment, the interactive apparatus 100 includes a stylus 100 (a) and a platform 100 (b). 线缆102将平台100(b)耦合到触针100(a)。 The cable internet 102 100 (b) is coupled to the stylus 100 (a). 平台100(b)支撑二维物品70。 Platform 100 (b) supporting a two-dimensional article 70. 在此实施例中,处理器32、电源34、音频输出装置36、按钮38和存储单元48处于平台100(b)而不是触针100(a)内。 In this embodiment, the processor 32, power source 34, audio output device 36, buttons 38 and the memory unit 48 is within the platform 100 (b) instead of the stylus 100 (a). 在其它实施例中,可能不具有线缆而在触针100(a)和平台100(b)(或其它基部单元)之间可以有无线链接。 In other embodiments, the cable may not have a wireless link but may be between the stylus 100 (a) and a platform 100 (b) (or other base unit).

在图2所示出的实施例中,在触针100(a)内有较少的电子部件,使得触针100(a)可比图1示出的触针形交互式设备体积更小。 In the embodiment shown in FIG. 2, there are in the stylus 100 (a) fewer electronic components, such that the stylus 100 (a) of FIG. 1 than the stylus-shaped interactive apparatus shown smaller volume. 当所使用的物品是纸张时,所述纸张可放在平台100(b)上以便为所述纸张提供支撑。 When the article is used when the paper, the paper can be placed to provide support for the sheet on the platform 100 (b).

图3示出了可用于根据本发明的一个实施例的交互式设备的一些电组件的框图。 FIG 3 illustrates a block diagram of some electrical components that can be used in an interactive apparatus according to one embodiment of the present invention. 所述交互式设备可包括处理器101和耦合到所述处理器101的存储单元103。 The interactive apparatus may include a processor 101 coupled to the processor 101 and memory cell 103. 处理器101和存储单元103可通过一个或多个计算机芯片单独或与一个或多个可拆卸存储器存储装置(例如,存储棒、存储卡等)的组合来实施。 The processor and the storage unit 101 or 103 may be one or more removable memory storage devices (e.g., memory stick, memory card, etc.) to be implemented solely by a combination of one or more computer chips. 在一些实施例中,处理器101可包括专用电路,而语音合成器可与处理器101关联(例如在所述处理器内或耦合到所述处理器)。 In some embodiments, the processor 101 may include dedicated circuitry, while the speech synthesizer may be associated with the processor 101 (e.g., within the processor or coupled to the processor). 光学检测器105和光学发射器也有效地耦合到处理器101。 The optical detector and an optical emitter 105 is effectively coupled to the processor 101. 输如,扬声器或耳机)也可耦合到处理器101。 As input, a speaker or headphones) may also be coupled to the processor 101. 关于这些组件的另外的示范性细节在以上和以下提供。 Further exemplary details regarding these components provided above and below.

在本发明的实施例中,在用户创建图形元素且用户随后选择此图形元素后,多个菜单项可以以音频的形式呈现给用户。 In an embodiment of the present invention, the user creates a graphic element and the user then selects this graphic element, a plurality of menu items may be presented to the user in audio form. 用户然后可从菜单项列表中选择一菜单项。 The user can then select a menu item from the menu list. 所述菜单项可包括目录名、子目录名、应用名或具体数据组名。 The menu items may include directory names, subdirectory names, application names, or names of specific data sets. 目录和子目录名的例子包括但局限于"工具"(例如,对于可应用在许多不同环境下的交互式有用的功能)、"参考"(例如,对于参考材料如词典)、"游戏"(例如,对于不同的游戏)等。 Examples of directory and subdirectory names include, but are limited to "Tools" (For example, for applications in many different environments interactive useful functions), the "reference" (e.g., for reference materials such as dictionaries), "game" (e.g. for different games) and so on. 具体应用(或子目录)名的例子包括"计算器"、"拼写检查器"和"翻译器"。 Examples of specific applications (or subdirectories) names include "Calculator", "spell checker" and "translator." 数据组的具体例子可包括一组外国词和它们的释义、电话列表、日历、行事列表等。 Specific examples of data set may include a set of foreign words and their interpretation, phone lists, calendar, to act lists. 另外的菜单项例子在图4中示出。 Further menu items in the example shown in FIG. 4.

可为各种菜单项提供具体音频指令。 Specific audio instructions can be provided for the various menu items. 例如,在用户选择"计算器"菜单项后,所述交互式设备可指示用户在纸张上绘制数字0-9和运算符+ 、 一、 X、 /和=,并且然后选择数字以执行数学计算。 For example, after the user selects the "calculator" menu item, the interactive apparatus may instruct the user to draw the numbers 0-9 and the operators + on the paper, a, X, /, and =, and then select the numbers to perform mathematical calculations . 在另一个例子中,在用户选择"翻译器"菜单项后,所述交互式设备可指示用户写第二语言的名字并将其圈上。 In another example, after the user selects the "translator" menu item, the interactive apparatus may instruct the user to write the name of the second language and circle it. 用户这样做以后,所述交互式设备可以进一步指示用户用英语写下词并且然后选择带圈的第二语言以听取译成该第二语言的所写的词。 After the user does this, the interactive apparatus can further instruct the user to write the word in English and then select circled second language to hear the written word translated into the second language. 这样做以后,所述交互式设备内的音频输出装置可以以第二语言朗读所述词。 By doing so, the audio output device in the interactive apparatus can read the words in a second language.

图4示出了根据本发明的一个实施例的菜单项树形目录。 Figure 4 shows a menu item tree directory according to one embodiment of the present invention. 所述菜单项树形目录可实施从菜单M符号开始的音频菜单。 The menu item tree directory can be carried out starting from the menu M symbol audio menu.

从图4的顶端开始,第一音频子目录将是工具T子目录。 From the top of FIG. 4, a first audio subdirectory would be tools T subdirectory. 在所述工具T子目录下,可以有翻译器TR子目录、计算器C子目录、拼写检查器SC子目录、个人助手PA子目录、闹钟AL子目录以及导师TU功能。 In the tools T subdirectory, there can be a translator TR subdirectory, a calculator C subdirectory, spell checker SC subdirectory, personal assistant PA subdirectory, alarm clock AL subdirectory and tutor TU function. 在翻译器TR子目录下,将有西班牙语SP、法语FR和德语GE翻译器功能。 Under translator TR subdirectory, there will be Spanish SP, French FR and German GE translator functions. 在个人助手PA子目录下,将有日历C、电话列表PL和行事列表TD功能或子目录。 In the personal assistant PA subdirectory, there will be calendar C, phone list PL and acted list TD functions or subdirectories.

在参考R子目录下,可以有辞典TH功能、词典D子目录和帮助H功能。 In the reference R subdirectory, there can be dictionary TH function, a dictionary D subdirectory, and help H function. 在词典D子目录下,可以有英语E功能、西班牙语SP功能和法语FR功能。 In the dictionary D subdirectory, there can be functional in English E, Spanish and French FR SP function function.

在游戏G子目录下,可有游戏,如猜词WS、怪味马铃薯(funkypotatoes) FP和涂鸦DO。 In games G subdirectory, you can have games like guess the word WS, smell potato (funkypotatoes) FP and graffiti DO. 其它游戏也可在本发明的其它实施例中出现。 Other games may also be present in other embodiments of the present invention. 在系统S子目录下,可有安全SE功能和个性化P功能。 Under the system S subdirectory, there may be security SE function, and personalization P function. 关于一些上述目录、子目录和功能的细节在下面提供。 About some of the above directories, subdirectories and functional details are provided below. 如所述菜单项树形目录所示出的,用户可通过听取各种菜单项的朗读并且然后选择所需菜单项而下行到任何所需路径。 The menu item tree directory shown, the user can listen to read various menu items and then select the desired menu item downwards to any desired path. 对所需菜单项的随后选择可以以任何适合的方式发生。 Then select the desired menu item can occur in any suitable manner.

例如,在一些实施例中,用户可通过在创建的图形元素上"向下接触"而使所述交互式设备巻动通过音频菜单。 For example, in some embodiments, the user can "touches down" on the graphic elements created by the interactive device movable Volume audio menu. 所述"向下接触"可使用任何适合的机制由交互式设备中的电子设备识别出。 The "touches down" using any suitable mechanism may be an interactive electronic device identified by the device. 例如,交互式设备可编程为识别与其向着所述选择的图形元素向下移动相关联的图像改泰。 For example, the interactive apparatus may be programmed to recognize the selected image toward its graphical element associated with the downward movement of Thai changed. 在另一个例子中,压力敏感开关可在交互式设备内提供以便当交互式设备的端施加压力到纸上时,压力开关激活。 In another example, a pressure sensitive switch may be provided so that when pressure is applied to the paper side of the interactive devices, the pressure switch is activated within the interactive device. 这通知所述交互式设备巻动通过所述音频菜单。 This informs the interactive apparatus Volume movable through the audio menu. 例如,在用交互式设备选择带圈的字母"M"(以由此使交互式设备内的压力开关激活)后,交互式设备内的音频输出装置可以仅朗读"工具"。 For example, after the interactive apparatus selected by the letters A circled "M" (to thereby cause the pressure switch in the interactive apparatus to activate), the audio output device in the interactive apparatus can read only the "Tools." 用户可第二次选择带圈的字母"M"以使所述音频输出装置朗读菜单项"参考"。 The second user may select the circled letter "M" to the audio output means reading the menu item "Reference." 每当需要巻动通过音频菜单项时可以重复上述过程。 The above process can be repeated whenever required Volume movable through the audio menu. 为了选择特定的菜单项,用户可在纸上创建独特的标记或用扫描设备提供具体的表示。 To select a particular menu item, the user can create a unique mark on the paper or provide a specific scanning device represented. 例如,用户可在听到词"工具"后在带圈的字母"M"旁边绘制"勾号"(或其它图形元素)以便选择子目录"工具"。 For example, a user may hear the word "tool" in a circled letter "M" next draw "checkmark" (or other graphical elements) in order to select the subdirectory "Tools." 使用如这样的方法,用户可向菜单项树内预定的目录、子目录或功能行进。 The use of such a method, the user can be predetermined to the menu item tree directory, subdirectory, or function of travel. 所述创建不同的图形元素或不同的表示可用于使所述交互式设备向上巻动。 The create different graphic elements or may be different representations for causing the interactive apparatus Volume upwardly movable. 可替换地,可在所述交互式设备内提供按钮或其它传动装置以巻动通过菜单。 Alternatively, a button or other actuator may be provided in the interactive apparatus Volume device to move through the menu.

在其它实施例中,在创建带有圆的字母"M"后,用户可选择带圈的字母"M"。 In other embodiments, after creating the letter "M" with a circle, the user may select the circled letter "M". 扫描设备内的软件将带圈的字母"M"识别为菜单符号并使所述扫描设备顺序地并以隔开的时间间隔朗读菜单项"工具"、"参考"、"游戏"和"系统",而不需由用户向下接触。 Software in the scanning apparatus circled letter "M" is identified as the menu symbol scanning device and sequentially and at spaced intervals reading the menu item "tool", "reference", "game" and "system" , downward without contacting the user. 音频指令可以提供给 The audio instructions can be provided to

用户。 user. 例如,所述交互式设备可以说"选择'工具'目录,写字母《T, 并将其圈上"。 For example, the interactive apparatus may say, "select" tools 'directory, write the letter' T, and on the circle. " 为了选择所述菜单项,用户可创建字母"T"并将其圈上。 To select the menu item, the user can create the letter "T" and circle.

这向交互式设备显示用户已选择子目录"工具"。 This shows that the interactive device user has selected the subdirectory "Tools." 然后所述交互式设备可为用户朗读"工具"目录下的菜单项。 The interactive apparatus may then read the menu item "Tools" directory for the user. 因而,可能通过在纸张上创建代表目录、子目录或功能的图形元素而直接进行到所述菜单项树内的特定目录、子目录或功能。 Thus, it may by creating a directory on behalf of the paper, graphic elements or functions performed subdirectory directly to a particular menu item within the directory tree, subdirectory, or function.

图5示出了图解根据本发明的一个实施例的方法的流程图。 FIG 5 shows a flowchart illustrating a method according to one embodiment of the present invention. 所述方法包括提示用户创建图形元素400。 The method includes prompting the user to create graphical element 400. 所述提示可以是由交互式设备对用户产生的音频提示以在纸张上写词、字符、符号或其它图形元素。 The prompt may be generated by the interactive apparatus to the user to write the word in the audio prompt on the paper, character, symbol, or other graphical elements. 所述交互式设备识别所述创建的图形元素402,并且所述交互式设备为用户朗读菜单项列表404。 The interactive graphic elements created by identifying the apparatus 402, the user and the interactive apparatus 404 to read list of menu items. 用户然后选择菜单项并且所述交互式设备识别所述选择的菜单项406,并在所述选择的菜单项的基础上改变其操作408。 The user then selects a menu item and the interactive apparatus recognizes the selection of menu items 406, 408 and changes its operation based on the selected menu item on. 所述交互式设备可编程以便这些步骤可执行并且用于执行这些步骤的计算机代码可存在存储单元内。 The programmable interactive device to perform the steps and computer code for performing these steps may be present within the storage unit.

图6(a)和6(b)示出了根据图5示出的流程图的方法如何工作的图解。 FIG 6 (a) and 6 (b) shows a flowchart illustrating how the method of operation shown in FIG. 5. 首先,以自含触针形式的交互式设备100可提示用户创建图形元素(步骤400)。 First, since the interactive apparatus comprising a stylus 100 may prompt the user in the form of graphic elements created (step 400). 用户可然后在纸张202上创建一个或多个图形元素。 The user can then create one or more graphic elements on the sheet 202. 在这个例子中,图形元素206可包括字母"M" 202,其中圆204环绕字母"M" 202。 In this example, the graphic element 206 may include a letter "M" 202, 204 which circle around the letter "M" 202. 该图形元素206以交互式设备100内的写元件(未示出)来绘制。 The graphical element 206 to a write element (not shown) within the interactive device 100 to draw.

在创建图形元素206后,交互式设备100可朗读若干菜单项(步骤404)。 After creating the graphic element 206, the interactive apparatus 100 may read a number of menu items (step 404). 例如,交互式设备100可识别出用户已写完带有字母M202和圆202环绕其的图形元素206。 For example, the interactive apparatus 100 may recognize that the user has finished with the circle 202 around the letter M202 and graphic elements 206 thereof. 如上面所指出的,交互式设备IOO在其中可具有光学字符识别软件,并且设备IOO可编程为识别以下:重叠的字母"0"和字母"M"(即在相同的大致物理位置)指示用户已激活交互式设备206内的音频菜单(步骤406)。 As noted above, the interactive apparatus IOO therein may have optical character recognition software, and the device may be programmed to recognize the following IOO: overlapping letter "0" and the letter "M" (i.e., substantially at the same physical location) indicating that the user audio menu is activated (step 406) within the interactive device 206. 交互式设备IOO还可被编程,以便每个子目录名在用户使用交互式设备100选择图形元素206后被朗读。 IOO interactive device may be programmed so that each subdirectory name 206 using the interactive apparatus 100 after reading in the user selected graphical element. 例如,用交互式设备100在图形元素206上四次连续"向下接触"将使交互式设备IOO分别朗读子目录名"工具"、"参考"、"游戏"以及"系统"。 For example, the interactive apparatus 100 continuously "touches down" will cause the interactive apparatus IOO each subdirectory name read "Tools", "reference", "game" and "system" in the graphical element 206 on four.

为了指示对特定菜单项、目录或子目录的选择,用户可创建另一个图形元素或以交互式设备100产生表示。 To indicate a selection of a particular menu item, directory, or subdirectory, a user may create another graphic element or expressed to produce interactive device 100. 例如,如果用户想下行"工具" 子目录,例如,用户然后可在纸张202上绘制勾号208以指示已进行了选择。 For example, if the user wants downlink "tool" subdirectory, for example, the user may then draw a checkmark 208 on the sheet 202 has been selected indication. 在绘制勾号后,在每个顺序选择或交互式设备IOO"向下接触" 到纸张202上后,所述词"计算器"、"拼写检查器"、"个人助手"和"导师"可由交互式设备100朗读。 After drawing the checkmark, select each sequential interactive device the IOO or "contacting down" onto the sheet 202, the word "calculator", "Spell Checker", "personal assistant" and "supervisor" by interactive reading device 100. 在用户听到词"计算器"被朗读后,"计算器"功能然后可被选择以将交互式设备100的操作模式改变为计算器功能(步骤408)。 The user hears the word "calculator" After being read, the "calculator" function may then be selected in an interactive operation mode of the apparatus 100 is changed to the calculator function (step 408). 用户可在纸张202上绘制另一个勾号(未示出)以指示用户选择了计算器功能。 The user may draw another checkmark (not shown) to indicate that the user selected the calculator function on the sheet 202.

图7示出了图解本发明的另一实施例的流程图。 FIG 7 shows a flowchart illustrating another embodiment of the present invention. 在此方法中,交互式设备提示用户创建至少两个图形元素(步骤500)。 In this method, the interactive apparatus prompts the user to create at least two graphic elements (step 500). 所述交互式设备然后识别由用户对所述图形元素的选择和其顺序(步骤502)。 The interactive apparatus then identifies (step 502) by a user selection of the graphical elements and their order. 然后,所述交互式设备提供与所述选择的图形元素相关的至少一个输出(步骤504)。 Then, the interactive apparatus provides graphical element associated with the selected at least one output (step 504).

所述至少一个输出可以以任何方式与所述选择的图形元素相关。 At least one output may be related to the selected graphic elements in any way. example

如,至少一个输出可包括与所述图形元素的内容相关的一个或多个声音。 For example, at least one output may include one or more sounds associated with the graphical elements of the content. 例如,在下面的计算器例子中,两个数字如1和4可写在纸张上。 For example, in the calculator example below, two numbers such as 1 and 4 may be written on the paper. 用户然后可选择它们以将它们加在一起。 The user may then select them to add them together. 所述音频输出"5"可由交互式设备提供,并且可与所述选择的图形元素1和4相关。 The audio output "5" interactive device may be provided, and with the selected graphical element 1 and 4 relevant. 在又一个例子中,如将在下面描述的猜词游戏所示出的,可在纸张上绘制圆并且词(未写在纸上)可与所述圆关联。 In yet another example, as will be described below guessing game shown, and can draw a circle words (not written on paper) may be associated with the circle on the sheet. 当用户以特定顺序选择这些圆时,对应于选择的圆的顺序的一系列词从交互式设备中发声。 When the user selects the circles in a particular order, a series of words corresponding to the selected order of utterance from a circle in the interactive apparatus. 由所述交互式设备提供的声音与所述选择的图形元素相关,但不需要与所述图形元素的内容相关。 Sounds provided by the interactive device associated with the selected graphic elements, but need not related to the content of the graphic elements.

实施图7所示方法的例子在图8中示出。 Examples of the method embodiment shown in Figure 7 is shown in FIG. 8. 图8示出了用户可如何从 FIG 8 illustrates how the user from

一张空白纸创建纸计算器。 Blank piece of paper to create a paper calculator. 在此例子中,在用户已如上面描述选择"计 In this example, as described above, the user has selected "Count

算器"功能后,扫描设备提示用户写下数字0-9和运算符+、 一、 x、 / 和=(步骤500)。用户创建图形元素210,包括带有圆环绕的数字和用于运算如加、减、乘、除和等于的数学运算符。在其它实施例中,不必在图8中示出的数字周围提供圆。交互式设备100识别所述创建的图形元素的位置并识别创建的实际图形元素(步骤502)。用户然后可选择至少两个图形元素以接收与对这至少两个图形元素的选择相关的音频输出。 例如,用户可顺序选择图形元素"4" " + " "7""="以听取交互式设备100朗读"11"(步骤504)。所述纸计算器可在以后再次使用,因为所述交互式设备已在其存储单元内部存储了所述图形元素的定位。此实施例在学生没有物理计算器可用的学校可以有用。 Operator "function, the scanning apparatus prompts the user to write down the numbers 0-9 and the operators +, a, x, /, and = (step 500) The user creates the graphic elements 210 including numbers with circles on the calculation for providing round as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and equals the mathematical operators. in other embodiments, need not shown in FIG. 8 digital surroundings. location of the graphical element 100 to identify the interactive device to create and create the identification the actual graphic elements (step 502). the user may then select to receive the at least two graphical elements with the audio output selecting at least two of these graphic elements related example, the user may sequentially select a graphical element "4" "+" " 7 "" = "to hear the interactive apparatus 100 to read" 11 "(step 504). the paper calculator can be used again in the future, since the interactive apparatus has stored in its internal memory unit of the graphical element positioning this embodiment has no physical calculator available can be useful in school students.

图9(a)和9(b)示出了本发明的又一个实施例。 FIG. 9 (a) and 9 (b) illustrate yet another embodiment of the present invention embodiment. 参考图9(a),用户可写下由圆围绕的图形元素302D。 Referring to FIG 9 (a), user can write down the graphic element 302D surrounded by a circle. 在交互式设备100朗读词"词典"后, 用户可用交互式设备创建勾号304以指示选择了词典功能。 After reading 100 words interactive device "Dictionary", the user can create interactive devices tick 304 to indicate selection of the dictionary function. 在创建图形元素302后,交互式设备100可进一步提示用户创建包括由线306围绕的词"法语"308的另一个图形元素305。 After creating the graphic element 302, the interactive apparatus 100 may further prompt the user creating a word line 306 surrounded by a "French" another graphic element 308 305. 交互式设备100然后可提示用户写一词并且用户可以写词"Hello" 310 (图7中的步骤500)。 The interactive apparatus 100 may then prompt the user to write the word and the user can write the words "Hello" 310 (FIG. 7 Step 500). 用户然 However, users

后可选择词"Hello"并且然后选择图形元素305从而听取由交互式设备100朗读的词"Bonjour!"(图7中的步骤504和506)。 Alternatively the word "Hello" and then selects graphic element 305 to hear thus read by the interactive apparatus 100, the word "Bonjour!" (Steps 504 and 506 in FIG. 7). 如前述例子所示出的,由用户创建的至少两个图形元素可包括:包括语言名的第一图形元素和包括以不同于该语言的语言的词的第二图形元素。 As the example shown, the at least two graphic elements created by the user may include: a first graphic element comprising a name of the language, and language different from the language of the words of the second graphical element. 用户可选择所述词并且然后选择所述语言名,并且然后可听取至少一种音频输出,包括听取合成声音以所述语言读所述词。 The user may select the word and then selecting the name of the language, and may then listen to at least one audio output, including the hearing synthesized speech to read the words of the language. 所述语言可以是非英语的语言如西班牙语、法语、德语、汉语、日语等,并且所述词可以是用英语的。 The language may be a non-English language, such as Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, etc., and the word can be used in English. 英语-外语词典可作为计算机代码存储在所述交互式设备的存储单元内。 English - Western dictionary may be stored as computer code in the storage unit of the interactive apparatus.

如图8和9所示出,本发明的实施例具有许多优势。 8 and 9, an embodiment of the present invention has many advantages. 所述带圈的字母和符号像"按钮",用户可与其交互。 The circled letters and symbols like "button", the user can interact. 因此用户可基本上在任何地点在任何时间创建他或她的定制用户界面。 So the user can essentially create his or her custom user interface at any time in any place. 这提供了方便、有趣和好玩的方式来与以前不存在的而完全由用户创建的某物交互。 This provides a convenient, interactive and something interesting and fun way to not exist previously created entirely by the user. 这不像标准的用户界面如标准键盘。 This is unlike standard user interfaces such as standard keyboards.

虽然示出了翻译器按钮,用户可在片或其它物品上创建其它功能按钮。 Although a translator button, the user can create other functional buttons on a sheet or other article. 例如,其它按钮可包括帮助按钮、记录按钮(如果所述交互式设备具有录音机并具有录音能力)、音量按钮、游戏按钮等。 For example, other buttons may include help buttons, record buttons (if the interactive apparatus has a recorder and has recording capability), a volume button, the game buttons. 用户也可用所述交互式设备创建字母数字键盘以便于数据录入和接下来的交互。 The user can also create the interactive apparatus to an alphanumeric keyboard for data entry and subsequent interaction.

在一些实施例中,用户可绘制图形元素且用户可以好玩的和/或教育性的方式与其交互。 In some embodiments, the user can draw graphic elements and the user can playful and / or educational way to interact. 例如,用户可在纸张上绘制1到5并且所述交互式设备能够记住它们每一个在纸上的定位。 For example, a user may draw 1-5 on the paper and the interactive apparatus can remember that they are positioned in each of the paper. 用户可绘制"游戏"按钮来玩游戏。 Users can draw the "Game" button to play the game. 例如,所述交互式设备可编程为提示用户找比2大并比5小的数字。 For example, the interactive programmable apparatus to find larger than 2 and smaller than the number 5 to prompt the user. 用户然后可通过选择所述数字之一来尝试和猜这个数字是什么。 The user can then try and guess what that number is by selecting one of the numbers. 响应于所述用户选择,可向用户提供正确或错误的音频反馈。 Response to the user selection, may provide correct or incorrect audio feedback to the user.

图10(a)示出了其上有若干圆602、 604、 606、 608、 610的纸张。 FIG. 10 (a) shows a circle 602 on which a number, 604, 606, 608, 610 sheets. 其可用于如猜词的游戏。 Which can be used as word-guessing game. 例如,在创建图形元素600 (带圈的字母"WS" 表示猜词)后,所述交互式设备(未示出)可置于猜词模式。 For example, after creating the graphic element 600 (circled letters "WS" represents guessing), the interactive apparatus (not shown) may be placed guess the word mode. 所述交互式设备可请求用户"绘制5个猜词圆"(图7中步骤500)。 The interactive apparatus may request the user to "draw circle guessing 5" (step 500 in FIG. 7). 在用户绘制5个圆602、 604、 606、 608、 610后,音频部分(在图10(a)的圆括号内示出)被指定给它们。 5 in the user draws a circle 602, 604, 606, 608, 610 after the audio portion (shown in parentheses in FIG. 10 (a)) is assigned to them. 用户然后被提示选择圆的正确顺序以产生句子。 The user is then prompted to select the correct sequence of circles to produce a sentence. 例如,所述交互式设备可以说,"接触猜词圆以便整理句子,准备,开始!" 用户可以以此顺序接触5个圆602、 604、 606、 608、 610以产生短语"mt fat the ate cheese"(图7中步骤502和504)。 For example, the interactive apparatus may say, "guessing the contact circle for finishing sentences, ready to start!" In this order, the user can contact with five round 602, 604, 606, 608, 610 to generate the phrase "mt fat the ate cheese "(FIG. 7 step 502 and 504). 最后,用户将想出要选择圆的正确顺序是圆606、 604、 602、 608、 610,使得所述交互式设备产生句子"The fat rat ate cheese(肥老鼠吃奶酪)"(图7中步骤502和504)。 Finally, the user will select the correct order to come up with a round circle 606, 604, 602, 608, 610, such that the interactive device generates in step sentence "The fat rat ate cheese (fat rat ate cheese)" (FIG. 7 502 and 504). 在此时,因为选择圆的正确顺序也可向用户提供奖赏输出。 At this time, because the choice of the correct order may be rounded to provide a reward output to the user. 所述交互式设备可问用户是否用户想再次玩。 The interactive device may ask the user whether the user wants to play again. 再次地,所述交互式设备识别由用户创建的图形元素并将其与纸张上的定位关联。 Again, the interactive device recognizes the graphic elements created by the user and associated with positioning on the paper.

图10(b)示出了带有图形元素的又一纸张。 FIG. 10 (b) shows another sheet with graphic elements. 其可用于说明词典功能和执行翻译器功能的又一种方式。 It can be used to illustrate another way dictionary function and perform the translator function. 参考图lO(b),用户首先从一张空白纸开始并如所示绘制带圈的字母M。 Referring to FIG lO (b), the user first starts from a blank piece of paper and plotted as shown in a circled letter M. 然后,用户使用所述交互式设备(未示出)并"接触"带圈的字母"M"。 Then, the user uses the interactive apparatus (not shown) and "contact" circled letter "M". 在用户听到菜单项"词典"后,用户可在其旁边绘制勾号以指示已选择词典菜单项。 After the user to hear the menu item "Dictionary", the user can draw a checkmark to indicate the selected menu item in the dictionary next to it. 所述交互式设备然后改变为词典模式。 The interactive apparatus then changes to the dictionary mode. 所述交互式设备然后可提示用户"写一词用于其释义"。 The interactive apparatus may then prompt the user to "write for its interpretation of the term." 用户然后可写如图10(b)所示出的词"magic"。 The user may then write in FIG. 10 (b) shown word "magic". 在写所述词"magic"后, 所述交互式设备可识别写了"magic"并可以说"魔法。其意思为控制自然力的力量或看上去神奇的力量。"用户可写下任何适合的词并收到词典释义。 After writing the word "magic", the interactive device can recognize wrote "magic" and you can say "magic. Which means the power to control the forces of nature or seem miraculous powers." The user can write down any appropriate and received word dictionary definition.

在用户写一词如所述词"magic",用户可接触所述词的最后一个字母("c")以告诉所述交互式设备用户写完想要的词而所述交互式设备应该产生词典释义。 In the user writes the word as the word "magic", the user can contact with the last letter of the word ( "c") to tell the interactive device users want and the written word should generate interactive device dictionary definition. 可替换地,用户可等一会儿而所述交互式设备内的超时机制可使所述交互式设备自动产生词"magic"的词典释义。 Alternatively, the user may wait for a while and said timeout mechanism in the interactive apparatus can automatically generate the interactive apparatus word "magic" interpretation dictionary. 在前的解决方法是优选的,使得用户在收到想要的反馈之前不必等待。 The former solution is preferred so that the user does not have to wait before receive the feedback desired. 在此解决方法中,可在最后一个字符周围提供虚拟框。 In this workaround, it can provide a virtual box around the last character. 如果用户选择此虚拟框内的任何区域,这可指示给交互式设备用户写完了想要的词。 If the user selects any area of ​​this virtual box, which can be indicated to the user interactive device finished the word you want. 例如,当用户使触针向下接触到最后一个字符上,用户通知所述触针用户已写完。 For example, when the user contacts the stylus down on last character, the stylus user notifies the user has finished. 在一个触针的实施例中,可在所述触针的末端提供压力开关以便于向下的压力使所述写元件向上。 In one embodiment, the stylus may be provided at the end of a pressure switch of the stylus so that the write element upwardly to the downward pressure. 如上面所指出的,触针可编程为识别所述写的字符。 As noted above, the stylus programmable to recognize the written characters. 如果压力开关被激活,而写的字符再次在短的时间内被识别, 则所述触针可确定所述序列已结束并可为用户提供想要的反馈。 If the pressure switch is activated, and written character is recognized again within a short period of time, then the stylus can determine that the sequence has ended and provide feedback to a user wants. 此方法可用于其它字符序列如数字序列或符号序列。 This method can be used for other character sequences, such as sequence numbers or sequence of symbols.

这解决了一些问题。 This solves some problems. 首先,通过选择序列中的最后一个字符,用户可迅速通知所述触针用户写完。 First, by selecting the last character in the sequence, the user can quickly inform the user of the stylus finished. 选择序列最后一个字符是通知所述触针用户写完并想收到反馈的自然和有效的方式。 Select the last character sequence is finished notifies the stylus and the user would like to receive natural and effective feedback manner. 其次,通过选择最后一个字符,所述触针知道序列结束而所述触针内的扫描电子设备可关闭。 Secondly, by selecting the last character, the stylus knows the scanning sequence ends and electronics within the stylus may be closed. 这节省了电池电力。 This saves battery power. 第三,通过选择序列的最后一个字符来指示结束,最多在最后字符附近形成一点。 Third, by selecting the last character of a sequence to indicate the end, it is formed up to near the last character. 这避免了纸上的混乱。 This avoids confusion on paper. 第四,序列最后一个字符是用户请求反馈的自然结束点。 Fourth, and finally a sequence of characters is requested by the user feedback natural end point. 其指示结束的选择对于用户是直观的。 Which indicates the end of the selection is intuitive for the user.

再次参考图10(b),然后用户可写下用于翻译器的带圈的字母TR。 With reference to FIG. 10 (b) again, then the user can write letters TR for translator circled. 用户这样做后,交互式设备可说"接触TR以用于您的翻译器菜单"。 After the user does so, the interactive device can be said to "contact TR translator for your menu." 每次向下接触可使所述交互式设备连续地说"英语到西班牙语"、"英语到法语"、"英语到德语"等。 Each contact enables the interactive device downward continuously say "English to Spanish", "English to French", "English to German" and so on. 如果用户听到"英语到西班牙语"选项时, 用户然后可在带圈的TR旁边绘制勾号。 If the user hears "English to Spanish" option, the user can then draw a checkmark next to the TR circled. 用户然后可写"bye"而交互式设备可说"Bye. Adios. Adios."。 The user can then write "bye" and an interactive device may say "Bye. Adios. Adios.". 用户然后可写"friend"而交互式设备可说"Friend. El amigo. El(pause)amigo."。 The user can then write "friend" and an interactive device can be said to "Friend. El amigo. El (pause) amigo.".

图ll(a)示出了可如何使用闹钟功能。 FIG. Ll (a) shows how to use the alarm clock function may be. 用户可被提示创建带圈的"AL"或用户可预先知道这么做。 The user may be prompted to create an encircled "AL" or the user can know in advance to do so. 这可在用户写带圈的字母M、听取菜单项列表并通过在字母M旁边绘制勾号来选择闹钟功能之后发生。 This may occur after the user writes the letter M with a circle to hear menu items list and to select the alarm clock function by drawing a checkmark next to the letter M. 用户然后写字母AL并且然后将其圈上。 The user can then write the letters AL and then turns it on. 交互式设备然后说"闹钟。接触AL以用于您的闹钟选项"。 The interactive device and then say "alarm. AL contacts for your alarm options." 每次连续向下接触会使所述交互式设备朗读功能"添加闹铃"、"回顾闹铃"、以及在"闹钟"子目录下的"当前时间"。 Contacting each successive downwardly cause the interactive apparatus reading function "add alarm", "alarm review", and in the "alarm" subdirectories "current time." 例如,为了选择"添加闹铃",用户将在带圈的字母AL旁边绘制勾号。 For example, in order to select the "Add alarm", the user will draw a checkmark next to the circled letters AL. 所述交互式设备然后可提示用户"写日期"。 The interactive device may then prompt the user to "write the date." 用户然后写"5-9"表示5 The user then write "5-9" indicates 5

月9日。 May 9. 然后,所述交互式设备可提示用户"写时间"。 Then, the interactive apparatus may prompt the user to "write time." 用户然后写"2:00 PM"。 The user then write "2:00 PM". 在写所述时间后,所述交互式设备说"现在写消息"。 After writing the time, the interactive device, said "Now write a message." 用户然后可写"电话Jim"而所述交互式设备记录该消息。 The user may then write "Phone Jim" and the interactive apparatus records this message. 交互式设备内的文本到语音转换软件引擎然后把所述消息转换成口头文本并说"电话Jim。闹铃设置"。 Text within the interactive device-to-speech software engine then converts the message into spoken text and say "Telephone Jim. Alarm setting." 在5月9日下午2点,所述交互式设备将自动朗读"电话Jim"。 In at 14:00 on May 9, the interactive device will automatically read "Telephone Jim".

在回顾闹铃模式,用户可绘制带圈的"RA"(未示出)用于回顾闹铃。 In the alarm review mode, the user may draw a circled "RA" (not shown) for review alarm. 每个相继的接触将使所述交互式设备说每个相继的闹铃消息。 Each successive contact will cause the interactive apparatus to say each successive alarm message. 例如, 3次连续地接触字母RA会使所述交互式设备播放下面三条信息(存储在所述交互式设备的存储单元内)和它们将播放的时间以及日期。 For example, three successive letters RA will make contact with the interactive device displays the time and date of the following three pieces of information (stored in the storage unit of the interactive apparatus) and are to be played.

图ll(b)示出了如何使用电话列表功能。 FIG. Ll (b) shows how to use the phone list function. 如所示,用户可在被提示之后写带圈的字母PL。 As shown, the user can write the circled letters PL after being prompted. 这可在用户写带圈的M、听到菜单列表和通过在所述字母M旁边绘制勾号而选择电话列表功能之后发生。 This may occur after the user writes a circled M, and hear the menu list by drawing a checkmark next to the letter M in the phone list function is selected. 用户然后可用所述交互式设备接触所述字母PL。 The interactive apparatus may then be a user contacts the letters PL. 用交互式设备对字母PL的每个连续接触使所述交互式设备朗读"电话列表"子目录内的功能"访问电话号码"、 "增加电话号码"和"删除电话号码"。 With the interactive apparatus for continuous contact of each of the letters PL interactive reading apparatus functions within the "Phone List" sub "access telephone number", "Add telephone number" and "delete telephone numbers." 用户可选择"增加电话号码"并通过在所述字母PL旁边绘制勾号而指示该选择。 The user can select "Add phone number" and by drawing a checkmark next to the letters PL and the selection indication. 所述交互式设备然后可提示用户"写名字"而用户用所述交互式设备写名字"JoeSmith"。 The interactive device may then prompt the user to "write the name of" the user with the interactive device to write the name "JoeSmith". 使用文本到语音软件引擎,所述交互式设备朗读名字"Joe Smith",并且然后提示用户"写电话号码"。 Using text-to-speech software engine, the interactive device read aloud the name "Joe Smith", and then prompts the user to "write the phone number." 用户然后写"555-555-5555"而所述交互式设备将此电话号码朗读给用户(使用文本到语音软件引擎)。 The user then write "555-555-5555" and the interactive device this phone number read aloud to the user (using text-to-speech software engine).

Joe Sm池的电话号码可在稍后通过访问"电话列表"子目录里的"访问电话号码"功能并且然后写名字"Joe Sm池"而检索到。 Joe Sm cell phone number by visiting the "Phone List" subdirectory of "access phone number" function and then write the name "Joe Sm pool" and later retrieved. 在写"Joe Smith后,这将由所述交互式设备识别并且Joe Smith的电话号码将从所述交互 After writing "Joe Smith, this will be the interactive device identification and Joe Smith's phone number from the interaction

式设备的存储单元检索到并将通过所述交互式设备中的扬声器或耳机朗读给用户。 Memory cell devices retrieved and read to the user through the interactive device speakers or headphones.

图12示出了可用于把新的和不同的内容提供给交互式设备的计算机系统。 FIG 12 illustrates a computer system may be used to new and different content to the interactive apparatus. 图12示出了耦合到数据库455的服务器计算机453。 Figure 12 shows a server computer 453 coupled to a database 455. 服务器计算机453可操作网站,用户可通过所述网站联系以获得新的内容。 Site server computer 453 is operable, the user may contact to obtain new content via the Web site. 数据库455可为交互式设备459存储新的内容。 Database 455 is an interactive device 459 can store new content. 所述新的内容可包括用于音 The new content may comprise audio

频的计算机代码、用于视觉输出的计算机代码、用于操作系统的计算机代码等。 Frequency of computer code, computer code for visual outputs, computer code for operating systems and the like. 虽然数据库455和服务器计算机453作为两个框示出,可理解 Although database 455 and server computer 453 is shown as two blocks, it is understood

单独的计算设备或共同工作的多个计算设备可实施它们。 Separate computing device or plurality of computing devices work together may implement them.

通信介质451耦合到服务器计算机453和多个客户计算机457(a)、 457(b)。 Media server 451 communicatively coupled to a computer 453 and a plurality of client computers 457 (a), 457 (b). 客户计算机457(a)、 457(b)可以是普通的个人计算机。 The client computer 457 (a), 457 (b) may be an ordinary personal computer. 通信介质451可以是任何适合的通信网络包括因特网或内联网。 Communication medium 451 may be any suitable communication network including the Internet or an intranet. 虽然示出了两个客户计算机,本发明的实施例中可有多个客户计算机。 Although a two client computers, embodiments of the present invention, there can be a plurality of client computers.

交互式设备459可以是在此描述的任何交互式设备。 Any interactive device 459 may be an interactive device described herein. 交互式设备459 Interactive device 459

可通过任何适合的连接包括无线和有线连接与客户计算机457(a)通信。 It may include wireless and wired connection to the client computer 457 (a) communicate via any suitable connection. 通过客户计算机457(a),设备459可通过所述通信介质451连续或不连续地与服务器计算机453通信。 By the client computer 457 (a), the device continuously or discontinuously 459,451 communicate with the server computer 453 through the communication medium may be. 适合的客户计算机包括许多商业上可获得的个人计算机。 Suitable client computers including many commercially available personal computer.

在此提供了对硬件和软件的各种描述。 In this description provides a variety of hardware and software. 可理解技术人员知道有许多硬件和软件的不同组合,其可用于实现在此描述的交互式设备的功能。 Understood in the art know there are many different combinations of hardware and software, which may be used to implement the functions of the interactive apparatus described herein.

在此使用的术语和表达式用作描述的术语而没有限制,并且不是想要使用这些术语和表达式而排除所示出和所描述的特征或其部分的等价形式,可认为在本发明权利要求的范围内可进行各种修改。 The terms and expressions used herein the terms of description and not as limitation, and are not intended use of such terms and expressions to exclude features shown and described or illustrated portion of equivalents, the invention may be considered within the scope of the claims that various modifications may be made.

而且,在不背离本发明的范围的情况下,本发明的任何实施例的任何一个或多个特征可与本发明的任何其它实施例的任何一个或多个其它 Further, without departing from the scope of the present invention, any one or more features of any embodiment of the present invention can be used with any other embodiment of the present invention, any one or more other

35特征组合。 35 combination of features. 例如,有关图4-11描述的任何实施例可用于在图1或2的任一所示出的交互式设备。 For example, FIGS. 4-11 for a description of any embodiment may be used for interactive apparatus according to any one illustrated in FIG. 1 or 2.

总之,本申请已公开了至少一种交互式设备。 In short, this application has disclosed at least one interactive device. 所述交互式设备包括: 触针壳;耦合到所述触针壳的处理器;和存储单元,包括(i)用于识别用户用触针创建的多个图形元素的计算机代码,(ii)用于识别用所述触针以用户限定的顺序选择至少两个所述图形元素的计算机代码,以及(iii)用于播放与所述形成的图形元素相关的至少一个音频输出的计算机代码;以及音频输出装置。 The interactive apparatus comprising: a stylus housing; a processor coupled to the stylus housing; and a storage unit, comprising (i) computer code for identifying a user of the plurality of graphic elements created using a stylus, (ii) in order to identify a user defined computer code to select at least two of said graphical elements, and (iii) computer code for playing at least one graphical element associated with the formation of the audio output by the stylus; and an audio output device.

上面提到的所有的引用、专利申请和专利通过引用完整地结合于此以用于任何目的。 All references, patents and patent applications referred to above herein incorporated by reference in its entirety for any purpose. 对于当前权利要求的发明它们都不承认是现有技术。 For the current invention, the claims are not admitted to be prior art thereof.

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  1. 1. 一种方法,包括:用触针创建图形元素;在创建所述图形元素后听取与所述图形元素相关联的多个菜单项中的至少一个菜单项的音频朗读;以及从所述多个菜单项中选择一菜单项。 1. A method, comprising: creating a graphic element using a stylus; hear audio read at least one menu item of the plurality of menu items associated graphical element after creating the graphic element; and from said plurality select the menu item in a menu item.
  2. 2. —种方法,包括:识别图形元素,所述图形元素由触针创建;在识别所述图形元素后,生成多个菜单项中的至少一个菜单项的音频朗读;以及对在所述触针的后续激励时从所述多个菜单项中对一菜单项的选择进行识别,所述激励与所述图形元素有关。 2. - method, comprising: identifying graphic element, the graphic element created by the stylus; after identifying the graphical element, at least one of generating audio menu item read in the plurality of menu items; and the contact for subsequent excitation of the needle from said plurality of menu items to select a menu item identifying the excitation associated with the graphical elements.
  3. 3. 权利要求1或2所述的方法,其中所述触针具有交互式设备的形式,所述交互式设备包括处理器、发射器、检测器和扬声器,其中所^JL射器、检测器和所述扬声器用于耦合到所述处理器。 The method of claim 1 or claim 2, wherein the stylus has a form of an interactive device, the interactive apparatus comprises a processor, a transmitter, a detector and a speaker, wherein the emitter ^ JL, detector and the speaker for coupling to the processor.
  4. 4. 权利要求1或2所述的方法,其中所述图形元素在可打印表面上。 The method of claim 1 or claim 2, wherein the graphical elements can be printed on the surface.
  5. 5. 权利要求1或2所述的方法,其中所述图形元素是打印元素,且其中所述触针包括天线。 The method according to claim 12, wherein said printing element is a graphic element, and wherein the stylus comprises an antenna.
  6. 6. 权利要求4所述的方法,其中所述可打印表面是纸张。 6. The method according to claim 4, wherein said printing surface is paper.
  7. 7. 权利要求1或2所述的方法,其中所述图形元素包括符号。 The method according to claim 12, wherein the graphic element includes a symbol.
  8. 8. 权利要求1或2所述的方法,其中所述图形元素包括符号和环绕所述符号的线。 The method according to claim 12, wherein the graphic element includes a symbol and a line surrounding the symbol.
  9. 9. 权利要求1或2所述的方法,其中在所述用户选择所述茱单项或识别对所述菜单项的选择后,用于与所述触针相关联的语音合成器可听见地朗读创建另外的图形元素的指令。 9. The method of claim 1 or claim 2, wherein the user selects the item or dogwood identifying selection of the menu items, and for the stylus associated speech synthesizer audibly read create a command other graphical elements.
  10. 10. 权利要求1或2所述方法,其中所述多个菜单项包括计算器菜单项、参考菜单项和游戏菜单项中的至少一项。 10. The method as claimed in claim 1 or 2, wherein said plurality of menu items includes a calculator menu item, a reference menu item, and the at least one item in the game menu.
  11. 11. 一种交互式"i史备,包括:触针壳;处理器,耦合到所述触针壳;存储单元,包括(i)用于识别用户用所述触针创建的图形元素的计算机代码,(ii)用于在所述图形元素由所述用户创建后播放多个菜单项中的至少一个菜单项的音频朗读的计算机代码,以及(iii)用于识別用户从多个菜单项中对一茱单项的选择的计算机代码;以及音频输出装置,其中所述音频输出装置和所述存储单元用于耦合到所述处理器。 11. An interactive "i history apparatus, comprising: a stylus housing; a processor coupled to the stylus housing; a storage unit, including (i) for identifying the user with the contact pins graphic elements created computer codes, (ii) computer code for playing at least one audio reading aloud menu items in the plurality of menu items after the graphic element created by the user, and (iii) for identifying the user from a plurality of menu items computer code in a single selected dogwood; and an audio output device, wherein said processor and said audio output means for coupling to the storage unit.
  12. 12. 权利要求ll所述的交互式设备,其中所述处理器、所述音频输出装置和所述存储单元在所述触针壳内,且其中所述处理器、所述音频输出装置和所述存储器在耦合到所述触针壳的平台内。 The interactive apparatus of claim ll wherein said processor, said audio output means and said memory means in the stylus housing, and wherein the processor, and the audio output device as claimed in claim 12, a memory coupled to said platform within the stylus housing.
  13. 13. 权利要求ll所述的交互式设备,其中所述处理器、所述存储单元和所述音频输出装置都在所迷触针壳内,并且其中所述触针壳进一步包括耦合到所述处理器的光学发射器和光学检测器。 13. The interactive apparatus according to claim ll, wherein said processor, said memory unit and said audio output device are in the stylus housing the fan, and wherein the stylus further comprises a housing coupled to the optical emitter and an optical detector processor.
  14. 14. 权利要求ll所述的交互式设备,其中所述图形元素包括字母或数字。 14. The interactive apparatus according to claim ll, wherein said graphical element comprises letters or numbers.
  15. 15. 权利要求ll所述的交互式设备,其中所述存储单元包括用于识别物品上的基本不可见码的计算机代码。 15. The interactive apparatus according to claim ll, wherein said memory unit comprises computer code for substantially invisible codes on an article identification.
  16. 16. 权利要求ll所述的交互式设备,其中所述存储单元包括用于识别物品上的基本不可见码的计算机代码,并且其中所述基本不可见码具有点码的形式。 16. The interactive apparatus according to claim ll, wherein said memory unit comprises computer code for substantially invisible codes on an article identification, and wherein the substantially invisible code in the form of point codes.
  17. 17. 权利要求ll所述的交互式设备,其中所述存储单元包括用于识别物品上的基本不可见码的计算机代码,并且其中所述基本不可见码具有将相对或绝对位置编码的点码的形式。 17. The interactive apparatus according to claim ll, wherein said memory unit comprises computer code for substantially invisible codes on an article identification, and wherein the substantially invisible codes having relative or absolute position of the point codes form.
  18. 18. —种系统,包括:(a) 权利要求17所述的交互式设备;以及(b) 包括所述基本不可见码的物品。 18. - kind of system, comprising: an interactive apparatus of claim 17 (a) of claim 1; and (b) an article including the substantially invisible codes.
  19. 19. 一种系统,包括:(a) 权利要求17所述的交互式设备;以及(b) 包括所述基本不可见码的物品,其中所述物品包括纸张。 19. A system, comprising: an interactive apparatus of claim 17 (a) of claim 1; and (b) an article including the substantially invisible codes, wherein the article comprises a sheet.
  20. 20. —种系统,包括:(a) 权利要求17所述的交互式设备;以及(b) 包括所述基本不可见码的物品,其中所述物品包括紙张,所述纸张无任何预打印。 20. - kind of system, comprising: an interactive apparatus of claim 17 (a) of claim 1; and (b) an article including the substantially invisible codes, wherein the article comprises a sheet, the printing sheet without any pre .
  21. 21. —种系统,包括:(a) 权利要求17所述的交互式设备;以及(b) 包括所述基本不可见码的物品,其中所述物品包括纸张,所述纸张包括预打印。 21. - kind of system, comprising: an interactive apparatus of claim 17 (a) of claim 1; and (b) an article including the substantially invisible codes, wherein the article comprises a sheet, said sheet comprising a preprint.
  22. 22. —种系统,包括:(a) 交互式设备,包括:触针壳;耦合到所述触针壳的处理器;语音合成器;存储单元,包括:(i)用于允许用户用所述触针创建图形元素的计算机代码,(ii)用于在创建所述图形元素后^放多个菜单项中至少一个菜单项的音频朗读的计算机代码,(m)用于允许用户从所述多个菜单项选择一菜单项的计算机代码,以及(iy)用于识别物品上基本不可见码的计算机代码,并且其中所述基本不可见码具有点码的形式,所述点码将相对或绝对位置编码;以及音频输出装置;其中所述语音合成器、所述音频输出装置和所述存储单元用于耦合到所述处理器,并且其中所述语音合成器、所述音频输出装置、所述处理器和所述存储单元在所述触针壳内;以及(b) 所述物品。 22. - such systems, comprising: (a) an interactive apparatus comprising: a stylus housing; coupled to the stylus housing processor; speech synthesizer; memory cell comprising: (i) allow a user to use the computer code for creating said stylus graphic elements, (ii) is used, after creating the graphic element computer code ^ discharge plurality of menu items in the at least one audio menu item aloud, (m) for allowing a user from the computer code plurality of menu items to select a menu item, and (iy) used to identify an article substantially invisible code, computer code, and wherein the substantially invisible codes having the form of a point code, the code point or relative absolute position encoder; and an audio output device; wherein said speech synthesizer, the audio output means and said memory means for coupling to the processor, and wherein the speech synthesizer, the audio output device, the said processor and said storage unit in the stylus housing; and (b) said article.
  23. 23. —种系统,包括:(a)交互式i殳备,包括:触针壳;耦合到所述触针壳的处理器;语音合成器;存储单元,包括:(i)用于允许用户用所述触针创建图形元素的计算机代码,(ii)用于在创建所述图形元素后,对多个菜单项中的至少一个菜单项的音频朗读进行播放的计算机代码,(iii)用于允许用户从所述多个菜单项中选择一菜单项的计算机代码,以及(iv)用于对物品上的基本不可见码进行识别的计算机代码,并且其中所述基本不可见码具有点码的形式,所述点码将相对或绝对位置编码;以及音频输出装置;其中所述语音合成器、所述音频输出装置和所述存储单元用于耦合到所述处理器,并且其中所述语音合成器、所述音频输出装置、所述处理器和所述存储单元在所述触针壳内。 23. - such systems, comprising: (a) i Shu interactive apparatus, comprising: a stylus housing; coupled to the stylus housing processor; speech synthesizer; a storage unit, comprising: (i) to allow the user created using the stylus element computer code pattern, (ii) is used, after creating the graphic element, the audio reading the at least one menu item of the plurality of menu items in the computer code for playback, (iii) for computer code allows users to select a menu item from the plurality of menu items, and (iv) computer code for substantially invisible codes on an article identifying, and wherein the substantially invisible codes having a code point the form of a point code relative or absolute position encoders; and an audio output device; wherein said speech synthesizer, the audio output means and said memory means for coupling to the processor, and wherein said speech synthesis , said audio output device, the processor and the memory unit in the stylus housing.
  24. 24. 权利要求22或23所述的系统,其中所述基本不可见码为点码。 The system of claim 22 or claim 23, wherein the substantially invisible codes are dot codes.
  25. 25. 权利要求22或23所述的系统,其中所述存储单元包括用于在对所述图形元素的每个后续选择之后使所述交互式设备朗读所述菜单项的计算机代码。 25. The system of claim 22 or claim 23, wherein said storage unit includes means for, after each subsequent selection of the graphical element so that the interactive computer code reading apparatus of the menu items.
  26. 26. 权利要求22或23所述的系统,其中所述基本不可见码与所述物品上的绝对位置相关。 The system of claim 22 or to claim 23, wherein the substantially invisible codes on an absolute location associated with the item.
  27. 27. 权利要求23所述的系统,进一步包括(b )所述物品,其中所述物品包括纸张,该纸张无预打印的打印元素。 27. The system according to claim 23, further comprising (b) said article, wherein said article comprises a sheet, the sheet is not pre-printed print elements.
  28. 28. 权利要求23所述的系统,进一步包括(b)所述物品,其中所述物品包括纸张,该纸张包括预打印的打印元素。 28. The system according to claim 23, further comprising (b) said article, wherein said article comprises a sheet, the sheet comprising a printing element preprinted.
  29. 29. 权利要求22或23所述的系统,其中所述图形元素包括从由至少一个标记构成的组以及由至少一个标记和界定所述至少一个标记的线的组合中选择的一种。 22 The system of claim 23 or claim 29, wherein the graphic element includes one selected from the group constituted by at least one marker, and combinations of at least one marking and defining at least one marking line.
  30. 30. —种方法,包括:用触针形成多个图形元素;用所述触针以用户限定的顺序选择至少两个所述图形元素;以及听取与所述形成的图形元素相关的至少一个音频输出。 30. The - method, comprising: forming a plurality of graphic elements using a stylus; user defined order of selecting at least two of said graphical elements using a stylus; and hear audio associated with at least one element of the pattern formed output.
  31. 31. —种方法,包括:识别表面上的多个创建的图形元素;识别对至少一个所述图形元素的选择,所述选择在与所述至少一个图形元素有关的触针的激励时由所述触针实施;访问与所述至少一个图形元素有关的功能;才艮据所述功能提供至少一个音频输出。 31. The - method, comprising: a plurality of graphic elements created on the identification surface; identifying at least a selection of the graphic element, the excitation selection associated with said at least one graphical element by the stylus when the said stylus embodiment; accessing the at least one graphic element related function; and according to the Gen providing at least one audio output function.
  32. 32. 权利要求30或31所述的方法其中所述多个图形元素包括多个数字和数学运算符,以及其中选择或识别所述选择包括选择第一数字、第一数学运算符、第二数字和第二数学运算符或识别对第一数字、第一数学运算符、第二数字和第二数学运算符的选择,其中所述第一数字、所述第一数学运算符和所述第二数学运算符共同形成数学问题,并且其中与所选择的第一数字、第一数学运算符和第二数学运算符相关的至少一个音频输出包括所述数学问题的答案。 The method wherein the plurality of graphical elements 30 or 31 as claimed in claim 32 comprising a plurality of numbers and mathematical operators, and wherein said selecting comprises selecting or identifying a first number, first mathematical operator, a second number or mathematical operators and a second identification, first mathematical operator, a second number and a second mathematical operator selection of the first number, wherein the first number, said first and said second mathematical operators mathematical operator together form a math problem, and wherein the first selected number, first mathematical operator and the at least one audio output associated with the second mathematical operator comprises the answer to the math problem.
  33. 33. 权利要求30或31所述的方法,其中所述触针包括发射器、检测器、处理器和扬声器,其中所述发射器、检测器和所述扬声器耦合到所述处理器,且其中所述触针耦合到对在其上形成所述图形元素的片进行支撑的平台。 The method according to claim 33. 30 31, wherein the stylus comprises an emitter, a detector, a processor and a speaker, wherein the emitter, detector, and the speaker is coupled to the processor, and wherein the stylus is coupled to the platform of the sheet is formed on a graphical element to its supports.
  34. 34. 权利要求30或31所述的方法,其中所述图形元素包括字母。 The method according to claim 34. 30 31, wherein said graphic elements include letters.
  35. 35. 权利要求30或31所述的方法,其中所述图形元素包括:第一图形元素,包括一语言名;以及第二图形元素,包括以不同于所述语言的语言的词;并且其中选择或识别所述选择包括选择所述词或识别对所述词的选择并且然后选择所述语言名或识别对所述语言名的选择,并且其中至少一个音频输出包括用所述语言对所述词进行可听见地再现的合成声音。 The method of claim 30 to claim 31, wherein said graphical element comprising: a first graphic element comprising a name of language; and a second graphical element, comprising a language different from the language of the word; and wherein selecting or identifying the selecting comprises selecting the word recognition or selection of the word and then selecting the selected language name or identification of the name of the language, and wherein the at least one audio output including the word with the language be synthesized sounds audibly reproduced.
  36. 36. 权利要求35所述的方法,其中所述语言是非英语语言并且其中所述词是以英语的形式。 36. The method according to claim 35, wherein the non-English language and the language in which the word is in the form of English.
  37. 37. 权利要求30或31所述的方法,其中所述触针包括写元件,并且其中所述图形元素是用户在片上创建的图形元素,并且是协同所述触针所创建的。 The method according to claim 37. 30 31, wherein the stylus comprises a writing element, and wherein the graphical element is a user-created graphic elements on the sheet, and is created by the synergistic stylus.
  38. 38. 权利要求37所述的方法,其中所述片包括多个基本不可见码。 38. The method according to claim 37, wherein the sheet comprises a plurality of substantially invisible codes.
  39. 39. 权利要求38所述的方法,其中所述片无预打印的打印元素。 39. The method according to claim 38, wherein said printing element is free of preprinted sheets.
  40. 40. —种交互式i殳备,包括:触针壳;耦合到所述触针壳的处理器;存储单元,包括(i)用于识别用触针创建的多个图形元素的计算机代码,(ii)用于识别用所述触针以用户限定的顺序对至少两个所述图形元素的选择的计算机代码,以及(iii)用于播放与所述形成的图形元素相关的至少一个音频输出的计算机代码;以及音频输出装置,其中所述音频输出装置和所述存储单元用于耦合到所述处理器。 40. - i kind of interactive Shu apparatus, comprising: a stylus housing; a processor coupled to the stylus housing; memory cell comprising (i) computer code for identifying a plurality of graphic elements created using a stylus, (ii) computer code for identifying the stylus with the user in order to define at least two of said selected graphical element, and (iii) for playing at least one audio output associated with the graphical element formed computer code; and an audio output device, wherein said processor and said audio output means for coupling to the storage unit.
  41. 41. 权利要求40所述的交互式设备,其中所述触针壳包括写元件。 41. The interactive apparatus according to claim 40, wherein the stylus comprises a writing element housing.
  42. 42. 权利要求40所述的交互式设备,其中所述处理器、所述存储单元和所述音频输出装置在所述触针壳内。 42. The interactive apparatus according to claim 40, wherein said processor, said memory unit and said audio output device in the stylus housing.
  43. 43. 权利要求40所述的交互式设备,其中所述存储单元进一步包括用于识别打印在物品上的基本不可见码的计算机代码。 43. The interactive apparatus according to claim 40, wherein the memory unit further comprises computer code for identifying an article printed on the substantially invisible codes.
  44. 44. 杈利要求40所迷的文王式设备,共中所迷存储单元进一步包括用于识别打印在物品上的基本不可见码的计算机代码,其中所迷基本不可见码包括点码。 44. King Wen devices bifurcation claims 40 fans, the fans co-in memory unit further comprises computer code for identifying an article printed on the substantially invisible codes wherein the substantially invisible codes include fans point code.
  45. 45. 权利要求40所述的交互式设备,其中所述设备进一步包括平台, 并且其中所述存储器、所述处理器和所述音频输出装置在所述平台内,其中所述图形元素包括数字,并且其中所述存储单元进一步包括用于计算数字的代码。 45. The interactive apparatus according to claim 40, wherein said apparatus further includes a platform, and wherein the memory, the processor and the audio output device within the platform, wherein the graphical element comprises a digital, and wherein the memory unit further comprises code for calculating numbers.
  46. 46. 权利要求40所述的交互式设备,其中所述交互式设备包括可缩回的写元件。 46. ​​The interactive apparatus according to claim 40, wherein said interactive apparatus includes a retractable writing element.
  47. 47. 权利要求40所述的交互式设备,其中所述存储单元进一步包括用于教字母、数字和语音学中至少一种的计算机代码。 47. The interactive apparatus according to claim 40, wherein the memory unit further comprises means for teaching letters, numbers, and phonics at least one computer code.
  48. 48. 权利要求40所述的交互式设备,其中所述存储单元包括用于使合成声音朗读多个菜单项的计算机代码。 48. The interactive apparatus according to claim 40, wherein said storage means comprises a synthesized speech for reading computer code plurality of menu items.
  49. 49. 一种系统,包括:交互式设备,包括触针壳;耦合到所述触针壳的处理器;存储单元, 包括(i)用于识别用触针创建的多个图形元素的计算机代码,(ii)用于识别用所述触针以用户限定的顺序对至少两个所述图形元素的选择的计算机代码,以及(iii)用于播放与所述形成的图形元素相关的至少一个音频输出的计算机代码;以及音频输出装置;其中所述音频输出装置和所述存储单元用于耦合到所述处理器;以及物品,在其上创建所述图形元素。 49. A system, comprising: an interactive apparatus comprising a stylus housing; coupled to the stylus housing a processor; memory cell comprising (i) identifying a plurality of graphic elements created using a stylus computer code , (ii) computer code for identifying the stylus with the user in order to define at least two of said selected graphical element, and (iii) for playback associated with the graphical element is formed of at least one audio computer code output; and an audio output device; wherein said processor and said audio output means for coupling to the storage unit; and an article, creating the graphical element thereon.
  50. 50. 权利要求49所述的系统,其中所述物品包括纸张并且其中所述纸张包括多个基本不可见的码。 50. The system according to claim 49, wherein said article comprises a sheet and wherein the sheet comprises a plurality of substantially invisible codes.
  51. 51. 权利要求50所述的系统,其中所述基本不可见的码是点码。 51. The system according to claim 50, wherein the substantially invisible codes are dot codes.
  52. 52. 权利要求49所述的系统,其中所述物品包括纸张并且其中所述纸张包括多个基本不可见的码,其中所述基本不可见的码包括相对或绝对位置信息。 52. The system according to claim 49, wherein said article comprises a sheet and wherein the sheet comprises a plurality of substantially invisible codes wherein the substantially invisible codes include relative or absolute position information.
  53. 53. 权利要求49所述的系统,其中所述物品包括纸张并且其中所述纸张包括多个基本不可见的码,其中所述码为点码,并且其中所述纸张基本无预打印的打印元素。 53. The system according to claim 49, wherein said article comprises a sheet and wherein the sheet comprises a plurality of substantially invisible codes, wherein said code point is a code, and wherein said sheet is substantially free of pre-printed print elements .
  54. 54. 权利要求49所述的系统,其中所述处理器、所述音频输出装置和所述存储单元在所述触针壳内,并且其中所述交互式设备或装置具有自包含装置的形式。 54. The system according to claim 49, wherein said processor, said audio output means and said memory means in the stylus housing, and wherein said interactive device or apparatus has the form of a self-contained apparatus.
  55. 55. 权利要求49所述的系统,其中所述存储单元包括用于多个茱单项的计算机代码。 55. The system according to claim 49, wherein the storage unit includes a plurality of individual computer code dogwood.
  56. 56. 权利要求49所述的系统,其中所述存储单元包括用于英语-外语词典的计算机代码。 56. The system according to claim 49, wherein said storing unit comprises an English - Western computer code dictionary.
  57. 57. —种用于解释用户命令的方法,包括: 识别在一表面上创建的图形元素; 访问与所述图形元素有关的功能; 根据所述功能提供输出;以及使所述功能与所述图形元素相关联。 57. - user command for explaining a method, comprising: identifying graphic elements created on a surface; accessing the functions related to the graphical element; providing an output in accordance with said function; and the function of the pattern associated elements.
  58. 58. 权利要求57的方法,其中所述输出包括与所述功能有关的音频输出。 58. The method of claim 57, wherein said output comprises a function relating to the audio output.
  59. 59. 权利要求57的方法,进一步包括:通过存储所述功能与所述图形元素的关联,使能响应于对所述图形元素的后续选择而对所述功能进行后续访问。 59. The method of claim 57, further comprising: storing said function associated with the graphical element, enabling subsequent selection in response to the graphical element and a subsequent access to the function.
  60. 60. 权利要求57的方法,其中所述图形元素由触针在所述表面上创建。 60. The method of claim 57, wherein the graphic element created by the stylus on the surface.
  61. 61. 权利要求60的方法,其中所W面包括纸张。 61. The method of claim 60, wherein W comprises a paper surface.
  62. 62. 权利要求57的方法,进一步包括:通过解释对所述图形元素的至少一个激励而访问与所述图形元素有关的多个功能之一,其中所述至少一个激励选择所述多个功能之一。 62. The method of claim 57, further comprising: at least one excitation and one of the plurality of access functions associated with the graphical elements by interpreting the graphical element, wherein the at least one of the plurality of functions at excitation selection one.
  63. 63. 权利要求62的方法,其中所述至少一个激励包括识别对所述图形元素的至少一次轻敲。 63. The method of claim 62, wherein said at least one excitation pattern comprises identifying the at least one tapping element.
  64. 64. 权利要求62的方法,进一步包括:当选择了所述多个功能之一时,提供多个音频输出之一。 64. The method of claim 62, further comprising: when the selected one of the plurality of functions, one of providing a plurality of audio output.
  65. 65. 权利要求62的方法,其中所述多个功能包括菜单项。 65. The method of claim 62, wherein said function comprises a plurality of menu items.
  66. 66. 权利要求62的方法,进一步包括: 实施功能分级;以及经由对应的图形元素分级提供对所述功能分级的访问。 66. The method of claim 62, further comprising: classification functions embodiment; and providing access to the functional classification of the corresponding graphical element via a classification.
  67. 67. 权利要求66的方法,进一步包括:识别对所述图形元素的至少一个激励,以选择第一分级水平功能; 提示第二图形元素的创建;识别对所述第二图形元素的至少一个激励,以选择第二分级水平功能;提供与所述第二分级7jc平功能有关的音频输出;以及使所述第二分级水平功能与所述第二图形元素相关联。 67. The method of claim 66, further comprising: identifying the at least one excitation graphical element, a first hierarchical level to select a function; prompt create a second graphical element; identifying at least one excitation of the second graphical element to select the second hierarchical level functions; provide the function of the second hierarchical level 7jc audio output; and the second hierarchical level and the second function associated graphical element.
  68. 68. —种与触针交互作用的方法,所述方法包括:识别对可写表面上的第一图形图标的选择,所述选择利用所述触针的写工具来执行;响应于所述选择,可听见地再现与所述第一图形图标相关联的第一选项的列表,其中所述第一选项用于由所述触针调用;以及响应于对所述第一选项之一的选择,调用所述第一选项的所述之一。 68. - kind of interaction with the stylus, the method comprising: recognizing selection of the first graphical icon on the writable surface, the tool selection using the stylus writing is performed; in response to the selection , audibly reproduces the first graphical icon lists associated with the first option, wherein the first option is invoked by the stylus; and in response to selection of one of the first option, one of the first calls of the options.
  69. 69. 权利要求68的方法,其中所述第一选项包括要调用的至少一个应用。 69. The method of claim 68, wherein said option comprises at least a first application to be invoked.
  70. 70. 权利要求68的方法,其中所述第一选项的所述之一是驻留在所述触针上的应用程序。 70. The method of claim 68, wherein one of the first option is that resides in the application on the stylus.
  71. 71. 权利要求68的方法,其中所述可听见地再现所述第一选项的所述列表包括:响应于由所述写工具对所述第一图形图标的选择,每次一个可听见地再现所述第一选项的每个。 The list 71. The method of claim 68, wherein said audibly reproduce the first option comprises: in response to the writing instrument by the selection of the first graphical icon each time a reproduced audibly each of the first option.
  72. 72. 权利要求71的方法,进一步包括:在可听见地再现所述第一选项的所述之一后,响应于所述写工具选择所迷笫一图形图标的部分,识别对所述第一选项的所述之一的选择。 72. The method of claim 71, further comprising: audibly reproduced after one of the first option, in response to said graphical icon Zi writing instrument fans selecting portion, identification of the first select one of the options.
  73. 73. 权利要求72的方法,其中所述第一图形图标的所述部分是复选标记符号。 73. The method of claim 72, wherein the portion of the first graphical icon is check mark sign.
  74. 74. 权利要求72的方法,其中所述选择所述部分包括识别用户利用所述触针所4故出的表示。 74. The method of claim 72, wherein said identifying comprises selecting the portion of the user using the stylus 4 is a representation of it.
  75. 75. 权利要求68的方法,其中所迷第一图形图标是用户书写在所迷表面上的,且所述方法进一步包括自动识别所述第一图形图标,且其中所述自动识别所述第一图形图标利用所述触针的处理器来执行。 75. The method of claim 68, wherein the fans of the first graphical icon is the user writes on the surface of the fan, and the method further comprises automatically identifying the first graphical icon, and wherein the automatically identifying the first graphical icon using a processor to execute the stylus.
  76. 76. 权利要求68的方法,其中所述第一图形图标预打印在所述表面上。 76. The method of claim 68, wherein the first graphical icon pre-printed on the surface.
  77. 77. 权利要求68的方法,其中所述第一图形图标是菜单项且其中所述第一选项是用于由所述触针调用的选项分级内的子菜单项。 77. The method of claim 68, wherein the first graphical icon is a menu item and wherein the first option for submenu items within the hierarchical option invoked by the stylus.
  78. 78. 权利要求68的方法,其中所述第一选项包括具有关联的第二图形图标的选项,且所述方法进一步包括:识别对所述可写表面上的所述第二图形图标的选择,所述选择利用所述触针的所述写工具来执行;响应于所述选择,可听见地再现与所述第二图形图标相关联的第二选项的列表,其中所述第二选项用于由所述触针调用;以及响应于对所述第二选项之一的选择,调用所述第二选项的所述之一。 78. The method of claim 68, wherein the options include the first option is associated with a second graphical icons, and the method further comprising: identifying the write on the surface of the second selected graphical icons, the option of using the writing instrument of the stylus is performed; in response to the selection, the list of audibly reproduces the second option associated with the second graphical icon, wherein the second option Called by the stylus; and in response to selection of one of the second option, said second one of said call options.
  79. 79. 权利要求78的方法,其中所述第二选项包括至少一个要调用的应用。 79. The method of claim 78, wherein said second application comprises at least one option to be invoked.
  80. 80. 权利要求78的方法,其中所述第二选择的所述之一是驻留在所述触针上的应用程序。 80. The method of claim 78, wherein said second one of said selected application program is resident on the stylus.
  81. 81. 权利要求78的方法,其中所述可听见地再现所述第二选项的所述列表包括:响应于由所述写工具对所述第二图形图标的选择,每次一个可听见地再现所述第二选项的每个。 The list 81. The method of claim 78, wherein said audibly reproducing the second option comprising: in response to the writing instrument by the selection of the second graphical icon each time a reproduced audibly each of the second option.
  82. 82. 权利要求81的方法,进一步包括:在可听见地再现所述第二选项的所述之一后,通过响应于所述写工具选择所述第二图形图标的部分, 识别对所述第二选项的所述之一的选择。 82. The method of claim 81, further comprising: audibly reproducing said one of said second option, the tool response to the write selected portion of said second graphical icons, identification of the first select one of two options.
  83. 83. 权利要求78的方法,其中所述第二图形图标是用户写在所^4 面上的,且所述方法进一步包括自动识别所述第二图形图标,且其中所述自动识别所述第二图形图标利用所述触针的处理器来执行。 83. The method of claim 78, wherein the second graphical icon is written in the user plane ^ 4, and the method further comprises automatically identifying the second graphical icon, and wherein the automatically identifying the second two graphics icons using a processor to execute the stylus.
  84. 84. 权利要求68的方法,其中所述第一选项的所述之一包括文本识别功能,其中所述触针配置成通过识别所述用户轻敲所述词的最后字符而识别所写词的结束。 84. The method of claim 68, wherein one of the first option includes a text recognition function, wherein the stylus is configured to identify the user by tapping the last character of the word being written word recognition End.
  85. 85. 权利要求68的方法,其中所述第一选项的所述之一包括文本识别功能,其中所述触针配置成识别所写词的结束。 85. The method of claim 68, wherein one of the first option includes a text recognition function, wherein the stylus is configured to identify the end of the written word.
  86. 86. 权利要求68的方法,其中所述第一选项的所述之一包括目录功能,其中所述触针配置成识别用户所写词且可听见地再现与所述用户所写词有关的限定。 86. The method of claim 68, wherein said one of said first function includes a directory option, wherein the stylus is configured to identify words written by the user and audibly reproduced defined words related to the user wrote .
  87. 87. 权利要求68的方法,其中所述第一选项的所述之一包括计算器功能,其中所述触针配置成识别用户所写的多个图形元素,且其中所述多个图形元素包括多个数字和数学运算符,且其中所述触针配置成识别对第一数字、第一数学运算符、第二数字及第二数学运算符的选择,其中所述第一数字、所述第一数学运算符及所述第二数学运算符共同形成数学问题,并且所述音频输出包括所述数学问题的答案。 87. The method of claim 68, wherein one of the first option includes a calculator function, wherein the stylus is configured to identify a plurality of graphic elements written by the user, and wherein said plurality of graphical elements including a plurality of numbers and mathematical operators, and wherein the stylus configured to identify a first number, first mathematical operator, a second number, and selecting a second mathematical operator, wherein said first number, the second a mathematical operators and the second mathematical operator together form a math problem, and the audio output comprises the answer to the math problem.
  88. 88. 权利要求68的方法,其中所述笫一选择的所述之一包括翻译器功能,其中所述触针配置成识别用户所写的多个图形元素,且其中第一图形元素包拾洽言名而第二图形元素包括以不同于所述语言的语言的词,且其中所述触针配置成识别对所述词的选择以及识别对所述语言名的选择, 并以所述语言可听见地再现所述词。 88. The method of claim 68, wherein said one of said selected Zi comprises a translation function, wherein the stylus is configured to identify a plurality of graphic elements written by the user, and wherein the first graphical element package pickup contact It was made and the second graphical element comprises a word of the language in a different language, and wherein selecting the stylus configured to identify the word selection and identification of the language name, the language and to be audibly reproduce the word.
  89. 89. 权利要求68的方法,其中所述第一选项的所述之一包括猜词功能,其中所述触针配置成对包括句子中的词的用户所写的多个图形元素进行识别,且其中所述触针配置成识别对所述词的后续选择且在对所述句子中的词的成功后续选择时可听见地再现所述句子。 89. The method of claim 68, wherein one of the first option includes guessing function, wherein the stylus comprises a plurality of graphical elements configured user sentence written word recognition, and wherein the stylus is configured to identify the subsequent selection of words and upon a successful selection of the subsequent sentence of words in the sentence can be audibly reproduced.
  90. 90.权利要求68的方法,其中所述第一选择的所述之一包括闹钟功能,其中所述触针配置成识别用户所写的闹铃时间且可听见地再现与所述用户所写闹铃时间有关的闹铃。 90. The method of claim 68, wherein said one of said first selection comprises alarm function, wherein the stylus is configured to identify the alarm time written by the user and audibly reproduces the written user downtown time-related alarm bell.
  91. 91.权利要求78的方法,其中所述第一选项的所述之一包括电话列表功能,且其中所述可听见地再现所述第二选项的列表包括访问电话号码、增加电话号码或删除电话号码,且响应于对所述笫二选项之一的选捧, 调用所述电话列表功能的所述第二选项的所述之一。 91. The method of claim 78, wherein said first one of said options include a phone list function, and wherein the second list of audibly reproduced options include access phone numbers, phone number or delete phone increase one of the options of the second number, and in response to one of the great undertaking two options of holding elections, calling the phone list function.
  92. 92. 权利要求68的方法,其中所述触针包括与所述触针外部的远程计算机系统通信的处理器。 92. The method of claim 68, wherein the stylus comprises a processor in communication with the remote computer system external to the stylus.
  93. 93. 权利要求92的方法,其中所述远程计算机系统;U良务器且所述处理器使用无线通信与所述服务器进行交互。 93. The method of claim 92, wherein said remote computer system; the U-traffic is good and the processor using a wireless communication with the server to interact.
  94. 94. 权利要求22的系统,其中所述物品包括纸张,所述纸张无预打印的打印元素。 94. The system of claim 22, wherein said article comprises a sheet, the sheet is free of preprinted print element.
  95. 95. 权利要求22的系统,其中所述物品包括纸张,所述纸张包,打印的打印元素。 95. The system of claim 22, wherein said article comprises a sheet, the sheet package, printed print elements.
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