CN103007493B - Athletic performance tracking system and method - Google Patents

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CN103007493B
CN103007493B CN201210404628.9A CN201210404628A CN103007493B CN 103007493 B CN103007493 B CN 103007493B CN 201210404628 A CN201210404628 A CN 201210404628A CN 103007493 B CN103007493 B CN 103007493B
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Abstract

提供一种运动表现跟踪系统和方法,该运动表现跟踪系统包括:处理系统,被编程且被采用来接收至少指示与训练常规期间的用户表现相关联的第一参数的输入,其中所述第一参数包括与训练常规相关联的身体或生理数据;和输入系统,接收对在训练常规期间提供给用户的内容、以及训练常规的强度或难度的至少一个分级或特征化的用户输入。 Provided an athletic performance tracking systems and methods, the athletic performance tracking system comprising: a processing system, is employed and is programmed to receive at least a first parameter indicative of an input associated with a user during a training routine performance, wherein said first parameters include physical or physiological data associated with conventional training; and input system receives user content, and at least one feature of the hierarchical or user input during the training provided to the conventional regular training intensity or difficulty.

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运动表现跟踪系统和方法 Athletic performance tracking system and method

[0001] 本申请是申请日为2007年09月06日、申请号为200780037431.3、发明名称为“运动表现感测和/或跟踪系统和方法”的发明专利申请的分案申请。 [0001] This application is filed September 6, 2007, Application No. 200780037431.3, entitled divisional applications "athletic performance sensing / or tracking systems and methods," the patent application.

[0002] 相关申请数据 [0002] RELATED APPLICATION DATA

[0003] 本申请要求基于在2006年9月7日提交的美国临时专利申请N0.60/824, 822的优先权权益。 [0003] This application claims priority based on US Provisional Patent September 7, 2006 filed equity N0.60 / 824, 822 of. 将该临时专利申请完全包括于此并作为参考。 The Provisional Patent Application is fully incorporated herein as reference.

[0004] 本发明的方面涉及和/或可结合下述类型的系统和方法使用,例如,(a)于2005年6月27日在美国专利商标局提交的美国专利申请N0.11/166, 351 ; (b)于2005年7月11日提交的美国专利申请N0.11/177,489 ;和(c)于2005年7月25日提交的美国专利申请N0.11/188,112。 [0004] aspect of the present invention is directed to and / or incorporating the system and method of the following type, for example, U.S. Patent No. (a) on June 27, 2005, filed in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Application N0.11 / 166, 351; US ​​patent (b) on July 11, 2005 filed N0.11 / 177,489; US Patent and (c) on July 25, 2005 filed N0.11 / 188,112. 将这些申请的每一个通过引用完全包括于此。 Each of these applications is incorporated by reference thereto is completely included.

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[0005] 本发明总的来说涉及运动表现(athletic performance)感测和/或跟踪系统和方法。 [0005] The present invention relates generally to athletic performance (athletic performance) sensing and / or tracking systems and methods. 这种系统可包括用于感测运动表现数据的组件和/或用于存储和向用户显示期望信息(例如,运动表现信息)的组件。 Such a system may include components for sensing athletic performance data and / or for storing and displaying the desired information to a user (e.g., athletic performance information) components. 根据本发明的至少一些方面的系统促进了将运动表现数据从表现感测系统传送到处理系统和/或显示装置,例如,使得能够在电子显示装置上或由电子显示装置进行数据输入、存储、分析和/或显示,这里包括在已知并可购买到的现有电子显示装置上或由现有电子显示装置(例如,包括不是典型地设计并适用于显示运动表现数据的装置,比如便携式音乐和/或其它音频/视频显示器或回放装置)进行。 It facilitates transmitting athletic performance data from the performance of the sensing system to a processing system and in accordance with at least the system to some aspects of the present invention and / or a display device, e.g., such that the device or data input, stores the electronic display device capable of displaying an electronic, analysis and / or display, or a device included here (e.g., typically not including the conventional design by the display device and the electronic apparatus is applied to the athletic performance data is displayed in the purchase of known and conventional electronics, such as portable music and / or other audio / video display or playback device). 根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法允许在运动表现期间经由电子装置对呈现给用户的娱乐、激励和其它音频/视频内容进行更多的用户控制和/或改变。 Allows the entertainment presented to the user, motivation, and other audio / video content the user more control and / or change via an electronic device during the athletic performance at least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention.

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[0006]当代技术产生了多种不同的电子和/或通信装置,其保持用户彼此联系,接收娱乐和通知。 [0006] Modern technology produces a plurality of different electronic and / or communication device that holds the user contact with each other, and receiving entertainment notifications. 多种便携式电子装置可用于这些目的,比如:蜂窝电话、个人数字助理(“PDA”)、寻呼机、BP机(be印er)、MP3或其它音频回放装置、收音机、便携式电视、DVD播放器或其它视频播放装置、手表、GPS系统等。 A variety of portable electronic devices may be used for these purposes, such as: cellular phones, personal digital assistants ( "PDA"), pagers, BP machine (be printed er), MP3 or other audio playback devices, radios, portable TV, DVD player, or other video playing devices, watches, GPS systems and the like. 很多人在锻炼(exercise)和/或参与运动项目时喜欢随身携带一个或多个这些类型的装置,以便例如,保持他们和其他人的联系(例如,在严酷的环境、受伤或紧急事件的情况下,和教练或练习者联系等)、保持他们接收娱乐、提供信息(例如,时间、方向、位置等)。 Many people like to exercise in and or (exercise) / participate in a sport or more of these types of devices to carry, for example, to keep them and others in contact (for example, in the harsh environment, injury or emergency situation next, and coach or practitioner contact, etc.), keep their reception entertainment, information (for example, time, direction, location, etc.).

[0007] 运动表现监控系统也从近来的电子装置和数字技术的发展中受益。 [0007] athletic performance monitoring systems also benefit from the recent development of electronics and digital technology. 电子表现监控装置使得能够对很多与锻炼或其它运动表现相关联的身体或生理特性(包括例如,速度和距离数据、海拔数据、GPS数据、心率、脉搏、血压数据、体温等)进行容易和方便的监控。 Electronic performance monitoring device makes it possible for many physical or physiological characteristics associated with exercise or other athletic performance (including, for example, speed and distance data, altitude data, GPS data, heart rate, pulse, blood pressure data, body temperature, etc.) for easy and convenient monitoring. 但是,这种系统在例如他们的便携性、方便性、可定制性和/或用户友好度方面具有缺陷。 This system, however, for example, have a defect in their portability, convenience, customization and / or user-friendliness aspect.

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[0008] 本发明的方面涉及运动表现感测和/或跟踪系统和/或方法。 [0008] The aspect of the present invention relates to athletic performance sensing and / or tracking systems and / or methods. 这种系统和方法可包括用于测量或感测运动表现数据的组件和/或用于存储和/或向用户(或其它系统)显示与运动表现相关联的期望信息的组件。 Such a system may include components and methods of measuring or sensing athletic performance data and / or for storing and / or displaying athletic performance associated with the desired information to a user (or other system) components used. 根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法的更具体的示例可执行以下功能的一个或多个:感测与运动表现相关联的一个或多个身体或生理参数;存储关于运动表现的信息;在运动表现期间向用户呈现音乐或其它媒体内容;允许用户创建和/或下载训练(workout)常规(routine),其可选地包括用于在训练常规期间呈现的音乐或其它媒体内容;允许用户存储关于各个训练常规和/或各个训练活动的内容的信息;接收对训练难度或强度分级(ranking)的用户输入;接收对包括在训练常规中或与训练常规相关联的音乐或其它媒体内容分级的用户输入;在呈现内容的时间将关于音乐或其它媒体内容的用户分级信息与在训练常规期间关于用户表现的客观数据(objectivedata)相关联;在特定媒体内容的呈现期间,基于用户个人的输入和关于媒体内容和/或用户表现的客观数据修改训练 Perform the following functions according to at least some more specific examples of the systems and methods of the present invention, an example of one or more of: sensing the athletic performance of one or more physical or physiological parameters associated; store information about athletic performance; presents music or other media content to the user during the athletic performance; allows users to create and / or download training (workout) routine (routine), which is optionally include a presentation during the training routine of music or other media content; allows users to storing information about the contents of each training routine and / or each training activity; receiving a user input to the difficulty of training or strength rating (Ranking); a receiving comprises or rating and training routine associated with the music or other media content in a training routine in user input; at the time of presenting content to users about music or other media content rating information during a training routine objective data about the user's performance (objectivedata) is associated; during the presentation of specific media content based on the user's personal input and objective data on media content and / or modify the user's performance training 常规;对于确定的、有限数目的用户或特定用户提供奖励和/或增强的特征组;确定和多种训练活动相关联的用户表现的韵律(cadence);将用户的训练特性和其它用户的、名人的、运动员等的训练特性相比较;参与虚拟赛跑、竞赛和/或事件(例如,用于慈善、朋友竞赛等);在训练期间和/或在预定事件期间(例如,当用户接近或达到目的时、个人最好成绩时等)在预先选择的时间提供激励和/或奖励内容,可选地是媒体内容;基于用户选择的事件、特性、目的等提供专门训练常规;和通过添加一个或多个歌曲或另外的媒体内容到训练常规来修改和延伸训练常规。 Conventional; For certain, limited number of users or specific users provide incentives and / or enhanced feature set; determining users and training activities associated with a variety of performance rhythm (Cadence); training of the characteristics of the user and other users, training characteristics celebrities, athletes compared; participate in the virtual racing, competitions and / or events (such as, for charity, friends, competition, etc.); during training and / or during a predetermined event (for example, when a user approaches or reaches when the purpose of personal bests, etc.) provided in a pre-selected time incentives and / or bonus content, optionally a media content; based on user-selected events, features, objects and other specialized training routine; and by adding one or a plurality of songs or other media content to be modified and extended training regular training routine. 根据本发明的系统和方法可执行另外的功能和/或以任意期望的组合或子组合来使用任意或全部上述功能。 It may perform additional functions and / or systems and methods according to the invention or in any desired combination or sub-combination to use any or all of the functions described above.

[0009] 本发明的另外的方法关于用于操作运动表现感测和/或跟踪系统和执行运动表现感测和/或跟踪方法(比如操作上述类型的系统和/或执行上述类型的方法)的用户接口。 [0009] Further regarding the operation method of the present invention athletic performance sensing and / or tracking systems and performing athletic performance sensing and / or tracking method used (such as the type of operation of the system and / or method for performing the above-described type) of user interface. 可在显示装置,比如计算机的显示装置和/或便携式电子装置(例如,由用户在运动表现期间携带的装置)的显示装置上呈现这种用户接口。 In the display device may be, this presents a user interface on a display device such as a display device and / or portable electronic device of a computer (e.g., by the user during an athletic performance portable apparatus). 根据本发明的至少一些示例的用户接口可使用普通的接口互动元件、特征、和/或功能,比如在可购买到的用于计算机和/或电子装置的用户接口中发现的元件、特征和/或功能,如在用于基于WINDOWS的计算机系统(可从Washington,Redmond 的Microsoft Corporat1n 购买到)、基于MACINTOSH 的计算机系统(可从California,Cupertino的Apple Computer, Inc购买到)等的图形用户界面中找到的元件、特征和/或功能;在可购买到的蜂窝电话、个人数字助理、和/或音频/视频回放装置(比如IPOD 系统(可从California,Cupertino 的Apple Computer, Inc 购买到))中找到的元件、特征和/或功能。 The user interface according to at least some examples of this invention may use common interactive interface elements, features, and / or functions, such as commercially available in a user interface element for the computer and / or electronic devices found, features and / or functionality, such as a graphical user interface for a computer system based on WINDOWS (available from Washington, Redmond to the Microsoft Corporat1n later), the MACINTOSH computer-based system (available from California, Cupertino of Apple computer, Inc purchase) or the like elements, features and / or functionality found; the commercially available cellular telephone, a personal digital assistant, and / or audio / video playback device (such as IPOD system (available from Apple Computer California, Cupertino's, Inc is an purchase)) in elements, features and / or functionality found.

[0010] 本发明的方面涉及运动表现跟踪系统,包括:处理系统,被编程且被采用来接收至少指示与训练常规期间的用户表现相关联的第一参数的输入,其中所述第一参数包括与训练常规相关联的身体或生理数据;和输入系统,被配置为接收包括训练常规的强度或难度的分级或特征化的主观用户输入,其中处理系统进一步采用来:在训练常规的用户表现期间,确定是否已经满足与训练常规相关联的预定条件;响应于确定已经满足预定条件,提示用户训练常规的强度或难度的分级或特征化;以及基于训练常规的强度或难度的分级或特征化生成将来的训练常规。 [0010] aspect of the invention relates to athletic performance tracking system, comprising: a processing system, is employed and is programmed to receive at least a first parameter indicative of an input associated with a user during a training routine performance, wherein said first parameter comprises physical or physiological data and training routine associated; and an input system configured to receive a subjective user input rating or characterized training conventional intensity or difficulty, wherein the processing system is further employed to: performance during a user training routine , it is determined whether a predetermined condition and training routine associated been met; in response to determining that has satisfied the predetermined condition, suggesting fractionation or features of the user training conventional intensity or difficulty; and generating based on a hierarchical training conventional strength or difficulty or characterized training routine in the future.

[0011] 本发明的另一方面涉及一种方法,包括:接收至少指示与训练常规期间的用户表现相关联的第一参数的在处理系统处的电子输入,其中所述第一参数包括与训练常规相关联的身体或生理数据;在训练常规的用户表现期间,确定是否已经满足与训练常规相关联的预定条件;响应于确定已经满足预定条件:提示用户训练常规的强度或难度的分级或特征化;以及接收指定训练常规的强度或难度的分级或特征化的主观用户输入;以及基于训练常规的强度或难度的分级或特征化生成将来的训练常规。 [0011] Another aspect of the present invention relates to a method, comprising: receiving at least a first parameter indicative of performance associated with the user during the training conventional electronic processing system at the input, and wherein said first parameter comprises a training physical or physiological data conventionally associated; during training regular user performance, determining whether a predetermined condition and training routine associated been met; in response to determining that has satisfied the predetermined condition: prompting the user to train classifier conventional strength or difficulty or features of; specify training and receiving conventional fractionation or characterized strength or subjective difficulty a user input; and generating future training routine or characterized based on a hierarchical conventional training intensity or difficulty.

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[0012] 可通过参考下面的描述和附图来获得对本发明及其至少一些特征和优点的更全面的理解,在附图中,相同的附图标记在全部附图中表示相同的特征,且在附图中: [0012] may be a more complete understanding of the present invention at least some of its features and advantages by reference to the following description and the accompanying drawings in which like reference numerals represent like features throughout the drawings, and in the drawings:

[0013] 图1图示其中可实践或使用本发明的各个方面和特征的示例系统和示例环境; [0013] FIG 1 illustrates an example environment in which example systems and may be practiced or with various aspects and features of the present invention;

[0014] 图2图示根据本发明的至少一些示例的示例电子接口/输出或显示装置组合; [0014] FIG 2 illustrates an example of an electronic apparatus according to a combination of interface / output at least some examples of this invention, or display;

[0015]图3图示示出在根据本发明的电子接口装置的一个示例中提供的组件的示意性线图; [0015] FIG. 3 illustrates shows a schematic view of a line assembly of one example of an electronic interface device according to the present invention is provided;

[0016] 图4图示示出在根据本发明的运动表现感测系统的一个示例中提供的组件的示意性线图; [0016] FIG 4 illustrates a schematic diagram showing exemplary line diagram in accordance with an exemplary assembly athletic performance sensing system according to the present invention is provided;

[0017]图5图示根据本发明的运动表现感测系统的示例,其中在鞋类商品中安装运动表现数据传感器或收集装置; [0017] FIG. 5 illustrates an example of the present invention exhibits motion sensing system, wherein the mounting athletic performance data sensor or collection device in footwear products;

[0018] 图6图示根据本发明的至少一些示例的运动表现感测系统和外部设备之间的电子通信的示例; [0018] FIG. 6 illustrates an example of an electronic communication between the athletic performance sensing system at least some examples of this invention and an external device according to;

[0019] 图7图示根据本发明的至少一些示例的运动表现感测系统和远程系统(例如,用于存储、跟踪、和/或分析表现数据的系统和/或用于提供训练常规和/或其它数据的系统)之间的电子通信的示例; [0019] FIG 7 illustrates the performance of a motion sensing system and the remote system at least some examples of this invention (e.g., for storage, tracking, and / or analyzing system performance data and / or for providing a conventional training and / examples of the electronic communication between the data or other system);

[0020] 图8到图19图示可在根据本发明的至少一些示例的运动表现感测系统的用户接口中提供和/或由所述用户接口控制的多种示例特征。 [0020] Figures 8 to 19 illustrate available and / or more exemplary user interface features by the control of the user interface athletic performance sensing system at least some examples according to the present invention.

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[0021] 在本发明的多种示例的以下描述中,参考形成本发明的一部分的附图,且在附图中,通过图示的方式示出其中可使用和实践本发明的方面的多种结构、实施例和示例。 [0021] In the following description of various examples of the present invention, with reference to the accompanying drawings forming a part hereof, and in the drawings, which illustrate various aspects and may be used in the practice of the invention by way of illustration structure, embodiments and examples. 应理解,在不脱离本发明的范围的情况下,可使用其它实施例和对多种图示和描述的元件或步骤进行结构和功能上的修改。 It should be understood, without departing from the scope of the present invention, other embodiments may be used and more of the elements or steps shown and described modifications on the structures and functions. 本发明的方面涉及作为下面的系统、方法和用户接口的一部分描述的任意组件、特征、元件或步骤,以及涉及这种组件、特征、元件或步骤的任意期望的组合或子组合。 Aspect of the invention relates to a following system, any component part of the description method and user interface features, elements or steps, and relates to a combination or sub-combinations of any desired such components, features, elements or steps of.

[0022] 1.用于实践本发明的各方面的系统的总体描述 [0022] 1. General description of the system used in the practice of the present invention, aspects of the

[0023] 本发明的各方面总的来说涉及用于运动表现感测,例如,测量、处理、存储和/或输出与运动项目、锻炼常规或其它身体或运动表现相关联的身体和/或生理数据的系统和装置(在本说明书中使用术语“运动表现”和“训练常规”来一般地表示任意类型的运动项目、锻炼、练习(training)、常规等,包括作为练习锻炼进行的项目,作为实际竞赛的一部分进行的项目等)。 [0023] Aspects of the present invention generally relates to a sensing athletic performance, e.g., measurement, processing, storage and / or output sports, exercise routine or athletic performance, or other body associated with the body and / or systems and devices physiological data (used in this specification the term "sports performance" and "training general" to generally represent any type of sports, exercise, exercise (training), the conventional, and includes items as training exercise performed, projects, etc.) carried out as part of the actual competition. 本发明的一些更具体的方面涉及用于向电子装置提供运动表现数据,以使得能够显示、进一步处理、输出、和/或存储运动表现信息和/或数据的系统和方法。 Some more specific aspect of the invention relates to athletic performance data for providing an electronic device to enable display, further processing, output, and / or athletic performance storage systems and methods for information and / or data. 根据本发明的至少一些示例,电子输出装置可以是(和/或可以包括如下装置的至少一些功能)现有的和可购买到的电子音频、视频和/或字母数字显示或输出装置(比如蜂窝电话、手表、PDA、寻呼机、MP3播放器、音频播放器、收音机、便携式电视、便携式DVD播放器、视频播放装置等)。 According to at least some examples of this invention, the electronic device may be output (and / or may include at least some functions of the device) and a commercially available conventional electronic audio, video and / or alphanumeric display or output device (such as a cellular phone, watch, PDA, pager, MP3 player, audio player, a radio, a portable television, a portable DVD player, a video player, etc.). 根据本发明的系统和方法的至少一些实例可包括或使用“适配器”或其它接口系统或装置:(a)用于从运动表现感测系统接收数据和(b)用于将数据发送到输出装置,可选地具有一些居间的数据处理以将数据置于例如用于在输出装置上直接输出、用于存储、用于传输等的期望的形式或格式。 According to at least some example systems and methods of the invention may comprise or use the "adapter" or other interface system or device: transmitting data to an output device (a) for receiving data from the athletic performance sensing system and (b) a , optionally with a number of intervening data processing to output data is placed for example directly on the output device, for storing, transfer, etc. for the desired form or format. 该接口系统或装置当存在和/或必要时,可身体地插入在输出装置中提供的现有的端口或插座(比如通用串行总线端口、串行端口、并行端口、或其它数据或电源(power)/再充电器输入端口),包括插入在可购买到的电子装置中已知和使用的现有的端口。 The interface system or device as and / or when necessary, existing port or jack (such as a universal serial bus port, a serial port, a parallel port, or other data or power (body is inserted in the output device provided in the present power) / recharger input port), includes an insertion port in the conventional electronic device known and used in commercially available. 该可选的特征的优点在于其向现有电子装置(例如,上述类型的电子装置)的拥有者提供了显示、存储、输出和/或重发在运动表现期间收集的身体或生理数据的能力(例如,在走路、跑步、骑车、划船等期间,用户可以在MP3音频回放装置显示器或其它电子装置显示器上查看表现数据(例如,速度、距离、心率等)和/或经由连接到MP3播放器或具有音频能力的其它装置的耳机接收音频信息等)。 An advantage of this optional feature is that it provides the display, storage capacity, output and / or retransmission collected during an athletic performance of the physical or physiological data to an existing electronic device (e.g., the above-described type of electronic device) owner (e.g., walking, running, cycling, rowing period, the user can view the performance data (e.g., speed, distance, heart rate, etc.) on the MP3 audio playback device displays or other electronic device display and / or via a connection to MP3 headset or other device having audio capabilities receive audio information and the like). 如果期望的话,电子装置可以直接接收和/或处理表现数据,在该情况下可省略接口装置。 If desired, the electronic device may directly receive and / or process performance data, in which case interface means may be omitted.

[0024] 本发明的一些方面的更特定的实例如下。 [0024] More specific examples of some aspects of the present invention is as follows.

[0025] A.接收用以控制训练参数的主观(subjective)用户输入 [0025] A. receiving a subjective (subjective) a user input to control the training parameters

[0026] 本发明的方面涉及运动表现跟踪和/或控制系统、方法和计算机接口。 [0026] This aspect of the invention relates to athletic performance tracking and / or control systems, methods and computer interfaces. 例如,这种系统可包括:(a)向用户呈现训练信息的显示系统(例如,显示屏、音频/视频输出系统等),其中训练信息包括关于用户的训练常规的信息;(b)用户接口系统,其提示用户输入关于训练常规的期望训练强度参数的第一输入,其中用户接口系统在训练常规已经开始之后提示用户输入该第一输入;(C)用于接收第一输入的输入系统;和(d)被编程且被采用来执行从下面的组中选择的至少一个功能的处理系统:(i)考虑到第一输入来估计训练常规,(ii)至少部分基于第一输入来提供修订的训练常规,和/或(iii)基于第一输入来修改训练常规的至少一个参数。 For example, such systems may include: (a) rendering a display system (e.g., a display screen, an audio / video output system, etc.) the training information to a user, wherein the training information includes a training routine information about the user; (b) a user interface system prompts the user to input a first training input on a conventional training intensity desired parameter, wherein the user interface system has been started in a conventional training prompts the user input after the first input; (C) a first input for receiving an input of the system; and (d) is employed and is programmed to perform the processing system at least one function selected from the following group: (i) a first input is estimated taking into account the training routine, (ii) at least partially based on the first input to provide revised conventional training, and / or (iii) modifying the training routine based on the first input of at least one parameter. 如果期望的话,这些功能的一些部分或全部可以在小型的、手持或其它便携式电子装置(例如可由用户在训练常规的过程期间携带的装置)中执行和/或由这些装置提供。 If desired, some portions or all of these functions may be performed and in a small, hand-held or other portable electronic device (e.g. device by the user during the training process of a conventional portable) in / or provided by these devices.

[0027] 根据本发明的至少一些示例的跟踪和/或控制系统可进一步包括感测关于训练常规中的用户参与的身体或生理特性的一个或多个传感器。 [0027] According to at least tracking and / or control systems some examples of this invention may further comprise a physical or physiological characteristics of a user regarding the training of conventional sense of involvement or more sensors. 一个或多个传感器可感测与运动表现相关联的一个或多个身体或生理特性,例如,在下面更详细地描述的类型的特性。 One or more sensors may sense one or more athletic performance and physical or physiological characteristics associated, e.g., the characteristics of the type described below in more detail. 由显示系统呈现的运动表现数据可包括基于来自传感器的输出的信息(比如速度信息、距离信息、定时信息、心率、脉搏等)。 Athletic performance data is presented by the display system may comprise based on information from the sensor output (such as speed information, distance information, time information, heart rate, pulse, etc.).

[0028] 用户接口系统可在运动表现期间的任意期望的时间提示用户输入该第一输入。 [0028] The user interface system may prompt the user to enter the first input at any desired time during the performance of exercise. 例如,用户接口系统可在整个训练常规的初始训练活动期间(例如,在整个训练常规时间周期的首个5到10%内,在整个训练常规内的单独的训练活动的首个5到10%内的初始热身时间周期)提示用户输入该第一输入(例如,请求期望训练强度级别的指示)。 The first 5 to 10%, for example, the user interface system may be used during the entire training routine initial training activities (e.g., within the first 5 to 10% whole training a conventional time period, individual training activities throughout the training routine the initial warm-up period in) prompts the user for the first input (e.g., a request indicating a desired training intensity level). 作为另一实例,用户接口系统可为了在训练常规中包括的训练活动的结束和/或向着整个训练常规的结束提示用户输入该第一输入(例如,如果直到该时间的用户的训练结果使得用户处于他们可实现个人最好成绩、实现目标或里程碑程度等的位置;为了热身周期的结束;在训练常规中紧接在开始新的活动之前等)。 As another example, the user interface for end system and / or conventional closing prompt the user included in the training in the training activity toward conventional training input throughout the first input (e.g., if the training until the result of the user so that the user time they can be realized in a personal best position to achieve targets or milestones degree of; to end the warm-up period; regular training immediately before starting a new activity, etc.). 在一些情况或在一些条件下,用户接口系统可要求指示是否应延伸(例如,通过确定的时间周期,通过添加一个或多个歌曲到现有的训练常规或活动等)训练活动(或整个训练常规)的用户输入。 In some situations or under some conditions, the user interface system may require indicate whether to extend (e.g., by a determined period of time, by adding one or a plurality of song to an existing or a conventional training activities, etc.) training activities (or the entire training regular) user input.

[0029] 当合适时(例如,响应于用户输入),处理系统可以多种不同的方式来提供修订的训练常规或修改现有训练常规的至少一个参数。 [0029] When appropriate (e.g., in response to user input), the processing system may be provided in many different ways conventional training revised or modify existing conventional training at least one parameter. 例如,基于用户的输入,可通过下面方式修订或修改训练常规:增加与在训练常规中至少一个训练活动相关联的时间段;减少与在训练常规中至少一个训练活动相关联的时间段;增加与用于训练常规中至少一个训练活动的一件锻炼设备的使用相关联的阻力级别(resistance level);减小与用于训练常规中至少一个训练活动的一件锻炼设备的使用相关联的阻力级别;增加与用于训练常规中的至少一件锻炼设备的使用相关联的训练速度;减小与用于训练常规中的至少一件锻炼设备的使用相关联的训练速度;增加与用于训练常规中的至少一件锻炼设备的使用相关联的爬山、脚步计数目标、或上升改变参数;减小与用于训练常规中的至少一件锻炼设备的使用相关联的爬山、脚步计数目标、或上升改变参数;增加与训练常规中至少一个训练活动相关联的距离参数或目 For example, based on user input, may be amended by the following manner or modifying training routine: increasing at least one period of training activities associated with the training routine; and reduce the time period associated with an activity of at least one on the training routine; and increased level resistance (resistance level) associated with the use of an apparatus used to train at least one regular workout training activities; and reduced training for conventional training activity of at least one of a resistance associated with the use of exercise equipment level; increasing exercise equipment for training the training speed and the conventional use of at least one associated; and for reducing the speed of training using the training exercise routine at least one associated apparatus; training for increased conventional use of at least one device associated climbing exercise pace counting objects, or to change the parameters increase; decrease associated with the use of a climbing conventional training at least one exercise device, the pace of counting objects, or change parameters increase; increase training parameter from at least one conventional training purposes or activities associated ;减小与训练常规中至少一个训练活动相关联的距离参数或目标;添加一个或多个训练活动到训练常规;从训练常规除去一个或多个活动;和/或改变训练常规中的活动或目标。 ; At least reduced and training a conventional training activities associated parameters or a target distance; adding one or more training activity to the training routine; from the training routine removal of one or more activities; and / or changing the activity or exercise routine aims. 在不脱离本发明的情况下修改或修订训练常规的其它方式是可能的。 Otherwise modify or revise training routine without departing from the present invention are possible.

[0030] 本发明的另外的方面涉及用于跟踪和/或控制运动表现中包括的训练常规或活动的方法(例如,由上述多种系统执行的方法,比如在一个或多个用户的便携式设备(例如,在训练常规期间携带的)和/或一个或多个个人计算机和/或远程计算机(用户的便携式设备可连接到其,并且可发送数据到其和/或从其接收数据)中执行的方法或由这类设备执行的方法)。 [0030] Further aspects of the invention relate to tracking and / or a conventional training methods or activity (e.g., the method performed by the plurality of control systems included in the athletic performance, such as a portable device or a plurality of users (e.g., during the training carried conventional) and / or (portable device which can be connected to a user, and may send its data to and / or receive data from) one or more personal computers and / or remote computer execute or a method performed by such apparatus). 这种方法的示例和在其中包括的步骤是在上面根据操作上述的示例系统描述的,且将在下面更详细地描述他们。 Examples of such methods and in the steps of including in the above-described exemplary systems according to the above-described operation, and they will be described in greater detail below.

[0031] 本发明的另外的方面涉及用于操作运动表现跟踪和/或控制系统、接收用户输入和/或执行运动表现跟踪和/或控制方法,例如,包括上述的系统和方法的用户接口。 Further aspects of the [0031] operation of the present invention relate to athletic performance tracking and / or control system, receives a user input and / or performing athletic performance tracking and / or control method, e.g., the above-described system and method comprising a user interface. 可在一个或多个用户的便携式设备(例如,在训练常规期间携带的)和/或一个或多个个人计算机和/或远程计算机(用户的便携式设备可连接到其,并且可发送数据到其和/或从其接收数据)上设置根据本发明的至少一些示例的用户接口。 May be a portable device or a plurality of users (e.g., during the training carried conventional) and / or one or more personal computers and / or a remote computer (a portable device which can be connected to a user, and may transmit data to its and / or receive data from) a user interface provided in accordance with at least some examples of the present invention. 这种用户接口和示例组件和其特征总的在上面根据操作上述系统和执行上述方法描述的,且将在下面更详细地描述他们。 Such exemplary components and user interface, and characterized in general in the above-described system according to the above-described operation and perform the above method, and they will be described in greater detail below.

[0032] B.利用主观用户输入的运动表现跟踪系统、方法和用户接口 [0032] B. subjective user input sports performance tracking systems, methods, and user interfaces

[0033] 本发明的另一方面涉及运动表现跟踪系统、方法、和计算机呈现的用户接口。 [0033] another aspect of the present invention relates to motion tracking the performance of a system, method, and computer presents a user interface. 这种系统可包括:(a)处理系统,其被编程和适于接收指示至少与在训练常规期间用户的运动表现相关联的第一参数(例如,与训练常规相关联的身体或生理数据,比如速度信息、距离信息、定时信息、心率信息、脉搏信息等)的输入;和(b)输入系统,其接收将训练常规的强度或难度分级或特征化的用户输入。 Such systems may include: (a) a processing system which is programmed and adapted to receive at least a first parameter indicative of the performance of the associated user during normal sports training example, physical or physiological data (associated with conventional training, information such as speed, distance information, time information, heart rate information, pulse information, etc.) is input; and (b) an input system that receives the training intensity or difficulty of a conventional graded or features of the user input. 该处理系统可进一步被编程且适于向关于训练常规的用户呈现客观数据(例如,速度信息、距离信息、定时信息、心率信息、脉搏信息等)。 The processing system may be further programmed and adapted to present objective data (e.g., velocity information, distance information, time information, heart rate information, pulse information, etc.) to a user on a conventional training. 使用用户的主观输入(且可选地当存在时,使用客观数据),根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可更好地设计将来的训练常规或参数,例如,帮助更好地维持用户的兴趣,帮助用户更好地改进他们的健康和/或达到他们的健康目标,和/或帮助防止疼痛、练习过度等。 Subjective user input (when present and optionally, using objective data) may be better or conventional design of future training parameters at least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention, e.g., to help the user to better maintain interest, to help users better improve their health and / or achieve their health goals, and / or help prevent pain, excessive exercise and so on.

[0034] 根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统可进一步包括存储系统,其存储关于由用户执行的多个训练常规的数据和/或存储对各个训练常规的强度或难度分级或特征化的用户输入。 [0034] Conventional strength or difficulty of classifying a system according to at least some examples of the present invention may further include a storage system, which stores data on a conventional plurality of training performed by the user and / or stored for each training or features of the user input . 这种存储系统可构成用户的便携式设备的一部分(例如,由用户携带和/或在训练常规的过程期间使用的设备),或者提供这种存储系统作为远程系统,比如用户的个人计算机和/或远程联网计算机(可选地用户的便携式设备的至少一些部分连接到、且用户的便携式设备的至少一些部分最终向其发送数据和/或从其接收数据的计算机)的一部分。 Such a storage system may form part of a user's portable device (e.g., and / or the equipment used during the training by the user carries a conventional process), or to provide a storage system such as a remote system, such as the user's personal computer and / or (optionally at least some portion of the user's portable device portion is connected to at least some, and the final user of the portable device to send data and / or receive data from the computer) remote part of the networked computers.

[0035] 根据本发明的至少一些示例的运动表现跟踪系统可进一步包括训练常规设计系统,其用于至少部分地基于对训练常规的强度或难度分级或特征化的用户输入来设计将来的训练常规。 [0035] According to at least some of the performance of the exemplary motion tracking system according to the present invention may further comprise conventional design training system for training at least partially based on the difficulty of a conventional graded or strength or characteristics of the user input to a conventional design of future training . 例如,对于被分级为“太难”或“太剧烈”的训练,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统把将来的训练设计成稍微不那么难或剧烈(例如,帮助防止疼痛、练习过度、挫折等)。 For example, for being classified as "difficult" or "too vigorous" training system according to at least some examples of this invention is to design future training to be slightly less severe or hard (e.g., to help prevent pain, excessive exercise, frustration Wait). 另一方面,对于被分级为“太容易”的训练,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统将设计将来的训练以稍微不那么容易,例如,帮助用户更好或更快地改进他们的健康和/或实现他们的健康目标。 On the other hand, to be graded as "too easy" training, according to the present invention at least some examples of the system to design future training slightly less easy, for example, to help users better or improve their health and faster / or achieve their health goals.

[0036] 本发明的另外的方面关于用于跟踪运动表现的方法(例如,由上述多种系统执行的方法,比如在一个或多个用户的便携式设备(例如,在训练常规期间携带的)和/或一个或多个个人计算机和/或远程计算机(用户的便携式设备可连接到其,并且可发送数据到其和/或从其接收数据)中执行的方法或由这类设备执行的方法)。 [0036] Further aspects of the invention relates to a method (e.g., method performed by the various systems, such as a portable device or a plurality of users (for example, athletic performance tracking, during the training carried conventional) and / or one or more personal computers and / or (portable device which can be connected to a user, and may send its data to and / or receive data from) a remote computer performed method or method performed by such device) . 这种方法的示例和在其中包括的步骤是在上面根据操作上述的示例系统描述的,且将在下面更详细地描述他们。 Examples of such methods and in the steps of including in the above-described exemplary systems according to the above-described operation, and they will be described in greater detail below.

[0037] 本发明的另外的方面关于用于操作运动表现跟踪系统、接收用户输入和/或执行运动表现跟踪方法,例如,包括上述的系统和方法的用户接口。 Further aspects of the [0037] present invention for operating on the athletic performance tracking system, receiving a user input and / or performing athletic performance tracking methods, e.g., the above-described system and method comprising a user interface. 可在一个或多个用户的便携式设备(例如,在训练常规期间携带的)和/或一个或多个个人计算机和/或远程计算机(用户的便携式设备可连接到其,并且可发送数据到其和/或从其接收数据)上设置根据本发明的至少一些示例的用户接口。 May be a portable device or a plurality of users (e.g., during the training carried conventional) and / or one or more personal computers and / or a remote computer (a portable device which can be connected to a user, and may transmit data to its and / or receive data from) a user interface provided in accordance with at least some examples of the present invention. 这种用户接口和示例组件和其特征总的在上面根据操作上述系统和执行上述方法描述的,且将在下面更详细地描述他们。 Such exemplary components and user interface, and characterized in general in the above-described system according to the above-described operation and perform the above method, and they will be described in greater detail below.

[0038] C.包括主观用户输入的使用的具有媒体内容控制的运动表现感测系统 [0038] C. subjective user input comprises using athletic performance sensing system having a media content control

[0039] 本发明的另一方面关于包括,例如,作为训练常规的一部分的媒体内容呈现(可选地,包括媒体内容数据或标识期望媒体内容的数据作为提供或提出期望训练常规的数据的主要部分)的运动表现感测系统。 [0039] Another aspect of the present invention comprise about, e.g., a conventional training, as part of the media content presentation (optionally including identifying the desired media content data or media content data provided or suggested primarily as desired conventional training data section) athletic performance sensing systems. 用户可创建他们自己的训练常规或下载现有的常规,且他们可进一步控制(或“混合”)将要在训练常规的过程期间播放或呈现的媒体内容。 Users can create their own training routine or download existing conventional and they can further control (or "mixed") to be played or media content presented during the training routine process. 提供或提出训练常规信息的数据可另外包括用于呈现期望媒体内容的数据或指向存储器位置(可选地从外部源)和/或允许检索或呈现期望媒体内容的数据。 It provides general information or make the training data may additionally include a media content data presenting the desired memory location or point (alternatively from an external source) and / or allowing the retrieval of media content or present desired data. 但是,另外,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统、方法和计算机接口可允许用户将他们的主观反应输入到在训练常规期间呈现的媒体内容。 However, in addition, the system according to at least some examples of this invention, a method and computer interfaces allow users to enter their subjective reaction to the presentation during the training routine media content. 例如,这种系统可包括:(a)处理系统,其被编程和适于接收指示至少与在训练常规期间用户的表现相关联的第一参数的输入,其中该第一参数包括与训练常规相关联的身体或生理数据(例如,速度、距离、定时、脉搏和/或心率信息等);(b)媒体内容呈现系统,用于在训练常规期间向用户检索和/或呈现媒体内容(例如,视频显示、音频显示(比如MP3或其它音乐回放装置等),等);和(C)输入系统,其接收对用户对呈现的媒体内容的主观反应分级或特征化的用户输入。 For example, such systems may include: (a) a processing system which is programmed and adapted to receive an indication of at least a first parameter input by the user during the training routine performance associated, wherein the first parameter includes information relating to a conventional training physical or physiological data associated with (e.g., speed, distance, time, pulse and / or heart rate information, etc.); (B) media content presentation system for the user during the training routine to retrieve and / or rendering media content (e.g., a video display, audio display (such as MP3 or other audio playback devices, etc.), etc.); and (C) an input system that receives a user input user subjective response rating of the media content presented or characterization. 该用户输入可至少部分地用于控制媒体内容的将来的布置(例如,增加其回放频率、减小其回放频率、将其从播放库中消除、将其上升为“激励歌曲”或“最终激励歌曲”等)。 The user input may be at least partially disposed for future control of the media content (e.g., increase the playback frequency, reduce the playback frequency, which eliminates the play from the library, will rise as a "power song" or "final excitation The song ", etc.).

[0040] 在本发明的该方面的至少一些示例中的处理系统可进一步被编程和适于:(a)将呈现的媒体内容的特征与至少一个身体或生理参数(其与在训练常规期间的用户表现相关联)相关联,和/或(b)显示包括关于该参数的信息的客观数据。 [0040] In at least some examples of this aspect of the processing system of the present invention may be further programmed and adapted to: (a) characteristics of the media content to be presented with at least one physical or physiological parameters (which during a training routine performance associated user) is associated, and / or (b) displaying a parameter of the objective data regarding. 以该方式,如果期望的话,则在改变媒体内容的状态和/或将来的布置之前用户还可观看关于他们的训练的客观数据,以查看媒体内容究竟怎样影响他们的表现(例如,表现在播放该媒体内容期间改进了吗等)。 In this way, if desired, then change the media content of the state of the user can also watch the objective data about their training and / or before a future arrangement to view the media content exactly how it affects their performance (for example, performance in the play improved yet during the media content, etc.).

[0041] 本发明的另外的方面关于用于感测运动表现数据的方法(例如,由上述多种系统执行的方法,比如在一个或多个用户的便携式设备(例如,在训练常规期间携带的)和/或一个或多个个人计算机和/或远程计算机(用户的便携式设备可连接到其,并且可发送数据到其和/或从其接收数据)中执行的方法,或由这类设备执行的方法)。 [0041] Further aspects of the invention relates to a method for sensing athletic performance data for (e.g., the method performed by the various systems, such as one or more user portable device (e.g., during the training a conventional portable method) and / or (portable device which can be connected to a user, and may send its data to and / or receive data from one or more personal computers and / or remote computer) performed, or performed by such devices Methods). 这种方法的示例和在其中包括的步骤是在上面根据操作上述的示例系统而描述的,且将在下面更详细地描述他们。 Examples of such methods and in the steps of including in the above example of the operation of the system described above, and they will be described in greater detail below.

[0042] 本发明的另外的方面关于用于操作运动表现感测系统、接收用户输入和/或执行运动表现感测方法,例如,包括上述的系统和方法的用户接口。 [0042] Further aspects of the present invention for operation on an athletic performance sensing system receives a user input and / or performing an athletic performance sensing method, e.g., the above-described system and method comprising a user interface. 可在一个或多个用户的便携式设备(例如,在训练常规期间携带的)和/或一个或多个个人计算机和/或远程计算机(用户的便携式设备可连接到其,并且可发送数据到其和/或从其接收数据)上设置根据本发明的至少一些示例的用户接口。 May be a portable device or a plurality of users (e.g., during the training carried conventional) and / or one or more personal computers and / or a remote computer (a portable device which can be connected to a user, and may transmit data to its and / or receive data from) a user interface provided in accordance with at least some examples of the present invention. 这种用户接口和示例组件和其特征在上面总地根据操作上述系统和执行上述方法描述的,且将在下面更详细地描述他们。 Such exemplary components and user interface, and wherein the above-described generally in the above system and method perform the above described operations, and they will be described in greater detail below.

[0043] I1.本发明的特殊示例 [0043] I1. Special examples of the present invention.

[0044] 虽然在上面总地描述了本发明的示例方面和特征,下面结合图1到图19的具体描述提供了根据本发明的示例的电子装置和运动表现感测系统和方法,以及用于操作这种系统和执行这种方法的示例用户接口的更详细的示例。 [0044] While generally described exemplary aspects and features of the present invention described above, according to the electronic device are provided below and athletic performance sensing systems and methods of the present invention is exemplary, and is used in conjunction with the detailed description of Figures 1 to 19 a more detailed example of such a system and method for performing such an example user interface operations. 本领域技术人员应理解,下面的描述构成本发明的示例的描述且不应解释为限定本发明。 Those skilled in the art will appreciate, the following description of the exemplary configuration described in the present invention and should not be construed as limiting the present invention.

[0045] A.根据本发明的示例感测系统的多种组件的描述 [0045] A. According to various components of the example described sensing system according to the present invention.

[0046] 图1图示可使用本发明的多种方面的示例系统和环境。 [0046] FIG 1 illustrates an example of using a variety of system and environmental aspects of the present invention. 如图1所示,运动表现或训练动作中涉及的个人100可具有在他们的身体、他们的衣服、他们的鞋、他们的装备等上包括的一个或多个感测装置102 (a)、102 (b)、102 (c)和102 (d)。 1, the personal training or exercise performance involved in operation 100 may have their bodies, their clothes, their shoes, like their equipment includes one or more sensing devices 102 (a), 102 (b), 102 (c) and 102 (d). 这些感测装置可感测与运动表现相关联的数据,例如,包括与运动表现相关联的身体或生理数据。 The sensing device can sense data associated with the athletic performance, for example, athletic performance including physical or physiological data associated with. 作为一些更特定的示例,在图1图示的环境中,传感器102(a)和/或102(b)可感测脚步计数和与这种活动相关联的数据(例如,用于计步器类型速度和/或距离测量)、GPS数据(例如,位置和/或海拔数据、时间数据等)、脚步冲击力数据(例如,对于主动冲击衰减控制)、跳跃高度数据等。 As some more specific example, in the environment illustrated in Figure 1, the sensor 102 (a) and / or 102 (b) may sense and pace count data associated with this activity (e.g., for pedometer type speed and / or distance measurement), GPS data (e.g., location and / or altitude data, time data, etc.), impact pace data (e.g., for active impact-attenuation control), jump height data. 传感器102(c)可感测脉搏、体温、血压、水合程度等,且传感器102(d)可感测心率、EKG数据等。 Sensor 102 (c) may sense the pulse, temperature, blood pressure, degree of hydration, and the sensor 102 (d) may sense heart rate, EKG data. 当然,可提供任意数目的传感器,且这种传感器可感测任意期望类型的运动表现信息(例如,一个或多个身体或生理参数)而不脱离本发明。 Of course, any number of sensors may be provided, and such a sensor may sense any desired type of athletic performance sensing information (e.g., one or more physical or physiological parameters) without departing from the present invention. 关于可以感测和/或收集的运动表现的可能类型的数据的另外的示例包括,但不限于,路径数据;大气温度数据;大气湿度数据;大气压力数据;鞋垫部分压缩数据;空气呼入率或体积数据;空气呼出率或体积数据;EEG数据;血液气体含量数据等。 Additional examples on possible types of measurements may sense and / or athletic performance data collected include, but are not limited to, the data path; air temperature data; atmospheric humidity transactions; atmospheric pressure data; insole part of the compressed data; incoming air rate or volume data; exhaled air rate or volume data; the EEG data; blood gas content data.

[0047] 如将在下面详细描述的,可在很多种的不同运动表现和/或训练活动中涉及根据本发明的示例的系统和方法的用户100,这种运动表现和/或训练活动包括,例如:使用练习机的多种活动(例如,在健身房中),比如跑步机、单车机(spinning machine)、椭圆练习机(elliptical training machine)、固定自行车、爬楼梯机、越野滑雪模拟机、举重机、划船机等;和可直接或不直接涉及使用练习机或其它装备的多种运动活动,比如跑步、走路、瑜珈、跳舞、普拉提(pilates)、伸展运动、举重(以自由重量)、搏击练习、跆拳道(tae bo)、拳击、摔跤、划船(crew)、赛艇(rowing)、皮划艇(kayaking)、基于团队的运动(比如棒球、皇球、篮球、足球、美式足球等)、运动跟踪和场地项目等。 [0047] As will be described in detail below, may involve a wide variety of different athletic performance and / or training activities based on a user system and an example of a method 100 of the invention, this movement performance and / or training activities include, For example: using a variety of exercise machines activity (e.g., in the gym), such as treadmills, bikes machine (spinning machine), the elliptical exercise machine (elliptical training machine), stationary bicycles, stair climbing machines, cross country skiing simulator, weightlifting , rowing machines and the like; and may be directly or not directly related to the use of exercise machines or other equipment, a variety of athletic activities, such as running, walking, yoga, dance, Pilates (Pilates), stretching exercises, weight lifting (in free weight) , wrestling practice, taekwondo (tae bo), boxing, wrestling, rowing (crew), rowing (rowing), canoeing (kayaking), based on team sports (such as baseball, Huang ball, basketball, soccer, American football, etc. ), motion tracking and field projects. 根据本发明的至少一些方面的系统和方法可接收指示其中用户涉及的活动类型的输入数据,例如,通过手动用户输入,经由利用根据本发明的系统的某些部分的电子通信自动输入,响应于用户的命令的半自动输入等,如将在下面更详细地描述的。 Wherein the active user may receive an indication of the type of input data relates to systems and methods according to at least some aspects of the present invention, e.g., by a manual user input via the input automatically using electronic communication of certain parts of the system according to the invention, in response to semiautomatic command input of the user or the like, as will be described in more detail below.

[0048] 多种传感器,例如102 (a)到102 (d),也可以是便携的,并由个人100以任意期望方式携带而不脱离本发明。 [0048] various sensors, such as 102 (a) to 102 (d), may be portable, by individual 100 in any desired manner without departing from the present invention is carried. 例如,如果期望的话,可在一只鞋104中或其上安装一个或多个传感器(例如,比如在该图示的示例中的传感器102(a)和102(b)),在一件运动服装中或其上(例如,像在该示例中的包括传感器102(c)的臂带106,在衬衫、短裤、裤子、短袜、头带等中)提供,和/或与一件运动装备(例如,比如自行车、球棒、球拍、高尔夫球棒(club)、车辆、球等)一起携带。 For example, if desired, or in the shoe upper 104 may be mounted one or more sensors (e.g., such as sensors in the illustrated example of 102 (a) and 102 (b)), in a movement or on clothing (e.g., as in this example includes a sensor arm 102 (c) of the band 106, in shirts, shorts, pants, socks, headbands and the like) to provide, and / or a sports equipment (e.g., such as a bicycle, bats, rackets, golf club (Club), a vehicle, a ball, etc.) carried along. 作为另外的示例,如图1图示的,可直接在运动者100的身体上安装感测装置102(d),例如,通过粘接剂、带子、挂钩、其它机械连接器等。 As a further example, illustrated in FIG 1, may be mounted a sensing device 102 (d), for example, by an adhesive, tape, hooks directly on the athlete's 100 body, other mechanical connectors.

[0049] 可将感测系统和/或装置102(a)到102(d),以及与其相关联的任意数据传送系统(例如,比如图1所示和在下面描述的无线传输或收发器装置108(例如,RFID元件、无线电收发器等)以任意期望方式安装在鞋类、衣服、运动装备、粘接基底(adhesive substrate)等上和/或其中,例如,该方式包括经由回形针、夹子、粘接剂、针线、在口袋中、在合适的容器中、经由钩和环的扣件、经由其它扣件或机械结构等。替代地,如果期望的话,感测系统或装置102(a)到102(d)可以是和鞋类的物品、衣服的物品、一件运动装备等整体形成的和/或作为其一部分,而不脱离本发明的范围(例如,在其中安装的,可选地以永久或可自由去除的方式等)。如果期望的话,可包括一个或多个感测装置和它/他们的相关联的一个或多个数据传送系统108作为单一结构的一部分,例如,安装在公共外 [0049] The sensing system may be and / or devices 102 (a) to 102 (d), and any associated data transmission system (e.g., such as described below, and the wireless transmission or transceiver device 1 shown in FIG. 108 (For example, RFID device, radio transceiver, etc.) installed in any desired manner in the footwear, clothing, sports equipment, on the adhesive substrate (adhesive substrate), etc., and / or wherein, for example, the embodiment comprises a via clips, clamps, adhesive, sewing, in a pocket, in a suitable container, via the hook and loop fasteners, mechanical fasteners, or via other structures, etc. Alternatively, if desired, the sensing system or apparatus 102 (a) to 102 (d) may be integrally and footwear items, clothing items, like an athletic equipment and / or as a part thereof, without departing from the scope of the invention (e.g., installed therein, optionally in free permanent or removable manner, etc.), if desired, may comprise one or more sensing devices, and its / their associated with one or more data transfer systems 108 as part of a unitary structure, e.g., mounted on a common outer 中和/或安装在公共印刷电路板上,彼此连接等,而不脱离本发明的范围。另外,如果期望的话,外壳(如果有的话)可装备有0N/0FF开关;具有操作灯(例如,LED等)或其它指示器,例如,来指示功率状态(例如,开/关)、电源(power supply)状态(例如,充电对电池操作)、剩余电池寿命、数据接收和/或处理状态(例如,待机、接收、发送、处理,等)、充电或再充电程度状态等。 And / or mounted on a common printed circuit board, connected to each other, without departing from the scope of the invention Further, if desired, the housing (if any) may be equipped with 0N / 0FF switch; having operation of the lamp (e.g. , LED, etc.) or other indicators, for example, to indicate the power status (e.g., on / off), the power supply (power supply) status (e.g., charge the battery operation), the remaining battery life, data reception and / or processing status ( For example, standby, receive, transmit, process, etc.), the degree of charging or recharging status.

[0050] 根据本发明的至少一些示例,可由多个感测装置(例如,装置102(a)到102(d))收集与运动表现相关联的身体或生理数据,并将该数据发送到输出装置110,用于显示或其它输出(以及可选地存储、进一步处理等)。 [0050] According to at least some examples of this invention, may be a plurality of sensing devices (e.g., device 102 (a) to 102 (d)) were collected and athletic performance physical or physiological data associated with, and sends the data to the output means 110 for display or other output (and optionally storage, further processing, etc.). 可使用任意类型的输出装置110而不脱离本发明的范围,其包括,例如,现有的或“现货供应的”输出装置110。 It can be any type of output device 110 without departing from the scope of the invention, including, for example, conventional or "off the shelf" Output device 110. 合适的输出装置110的更特定的示例包括:具有显示屏,比如LED、LCD或等离子显示屏的电子装置;手表;具有音频输出、视频显示或其它输出的便携式音频或其它媒体内容存储和/或回放装置,比如收音机、磁带播放器、⑶播放器、MP3播放器、手持计算装置等;字母数字显示装置,比如呼叫器、寻呼机等;便携式视频或音频/视频显示装置,比如便携式电视、DVD播放器等;便携式通信装置,比如蜂窝电话、收音机等;便携式计算系统,比如PDA、手上(hand top)或掌上计算系统等。 More specific examples of suitable output devices 110 include: a display screen, such as the LED, the electronic device LCD or plasma display screen; watch; having an audio output, a video display or other output of a portable audio or other media content storage and / or playback device, such as a radio, tape player, ⑶ players, MP3 players, handheld computing devices; alphanumeric display device, such as pagers, pager and the like; portable video or audio / video display device, such as a portable TV, DVD player etc; portable communication devices, such as cellular phones, radios and the like; portable computing systems, such as PDA, hand (hand top) or handheld computing systems. 在图示的示例中,输出装置110包括用户100以它的带子或衣服联结(engage)从而在运动表现期间容易地携带和使用的音频或其它媒体内容回放装置(比如IPOD(可从California,Cupertino的Apple Computer Inc.购买))。 In the illustrated example, the output device 110 includes a user 100 with its belt or clothing coupling (Engage) thus easily carried and used in audio or other media content playback device (such as IPOD (available from California during the athletic performance, Cupertino purchase of Apple Computer Inc.)). 在至少一些情况下该类型的布置的使用是有优势的,因为可在装置110的显示系统上显示运动表现数据和/或将该数据经由耳机140或其它音频输出装置发送给用户100,且因此用户不需要获得和/或携带独立的显示装置以使得能够显示或传输运动表现数据(由此减轻重量、减少花费和降低处理难度)。 In at least some instances the use of this type of arrangement is advantageous because data may be displayed athletic performance and / or transmits the data to the user 100 via headphones or other audio output device 140 on the display device 110 of the system, and thus user does not need to obtain and / or a display device is carried to enable independent display or transmit athletic performance data (thereby reducing weight, reducing cost and difficulty of reduction processing).

[0051] 人们不能仅简单地开始将运动表现数据从感测装置102 (a)到102 (d)发送到现有的电子装置110并期望装置110工作以接收该数据并以期望的格式显示(和/或以用户可控制的形式或格式)。 [0051] One can not simply start the athletic performance data is transmitted from the sensing device 102 (a) to 102 (d) prior to the electronic device 110 and a desired display device 110 operates in the desired format and receives the data ( and / or in the form or format of the user-controlled). 因此,如图1所示并如图2更详细地图示的,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可包括电子接口装置112,将其身体地插入电子装置110中(例如,以可释放的方式)并在运动表现期间和电子装置110—起携带。 Therefore, as shown in FIG. 2 and illustrated in more detail with 1, at least some example systems and methods of the present invention may comprise an electronic interface device 112, which is inserted into the body 110 (e.g., the electronic device is releasably during the way) and performance in sports and electronic equipment from 110- to carry. 如图2更详细地所示的,该示例的电子接口装置112包括连接器系统114,将其身体地插入并与在该电子装置110模型上提供的现有的输入端口116连接。 , Electrical interface device of the example shown in FIG. 2 in more detail the system 112 includes a connector 114, which is inserted into the body and connected to the existing input port provided on the electronic device 110 model 116. 接口装置112的连接器系统114连接的输入端口116可以是在电子装置110上提供的任意类型的输入端口,比如数据输入端口(例如,并行端口、串行端口、USB端口、耳机或其它插座或端口等),例如,与在现有电子装置中用于数据输入、同步、再充电、AC电源等的输入端口类似。 Any type of device input port interface 112 of the connector system 114 is connected to the input port 116 may be provided on the electronic device 110, such as a data input port (e.g., a parallel port, serial ports, USB ports, or headphone jack, or other port, etc.), e.g., with a conventional electronic device in the data input, the synchronization, recharging, etc. similar to the AC power input port. 连接器系统114可包括合适的连接装置,比如线路、管脚、电子连接器等,从而与在电子装置110的输入端口116中提供的相应的元件进行电连接或其它合适的连接(例如,以允许在接口装置112和电子装置110之间的电子和/或数据通信)。 The connector system 114 may comprise suitable attachment means, such as lines, pins, electrical connectors, so as to electrically connect, or other suitable connection (e.g., the corresponding elements provided at the input port 116 of the electronic device 110, to allowing the electronic and / or data communication between the interface 112 and the electronic device 110). 如果期望的话或希望的话,可提供另外的固定元件(securing element)以将接口装置112和电子装置110固定地保持在一起,该元件比如是带、钩、扣、回形针、夹子、保持元件、机械连接器等。 If desired or desired, may provide additional fixing element (securing element) to the interface apparatus 112 and the electronic device 110 is fixedly held together by a member such as a tape, hooks, buckles, clips, clamps, retaining elements, mechanical connectors.

[0052] 在操作中,电子接口装置112可从一个或多个外部源,比如多个感测装置102(a)到102(d)接收信号,例如,将该信号经由以感测装置102(a)到102(d)包括的数据传送系统108发送到在接口装置112中提供或以接口装置112提供的数据接收装置或系统118 (例如,无线接收器或收发器装置、无线收发器、红外接收器、光源接收器等)。 [0052] In operation, the electronic interface device 112 may be from one or more external sources, such as a plurality of sense 102 (a) to 102 (D) receives the signal measuring device, e.g., via a signal to the sensing device 102 ( a) to 102 (d) comprises a data transfer system to the provider or the data interface device 112 provides receiving apparatus or system in the interface device 112, 118 (e.g., a wireless receiver or transceiver device, a wireless transceiver, an infrared 108 The receiver, the light source receivers, etc.). 如果期望的话,该数据传送系统108和数据接收系统118每个可包括接收输入数据和发送输出数据的性能而不脱离本发明的范围(当然,如果需要或期望的话,可在每个感测装置102(a)到102(d)和接口装置112上提供单独的接收和传输装置或系统)。 If desired, the data transfer system 108 and the data receiver system 118 may each include receiving input data and transmitting output data of performance without departing from the scope of the present invention (of course, if needed or desired, can be measured in each of the sensing means providing separate receiving and transmitting device or system) 102 (a) to 102 (d) and the interface device 112. 虽然在图1和2图示了无线通信协议,但是可使用在感测装置102(a)到102(d)和接口装置112之间任意期望的通信方式而不脱离本发明的范围,如果期望的话可以包括有线连接。 Although the wireless communication protocol is illustrated in FIGS. 1 and 2, but may be used (a) to any desired communication 102 between 112 (d) and interface means sensing device 102 without departing from this invention, if desired it may include a wired connection. 可选地在接口装置112中进行数据处理以将来自传感器102(a)到102(d)的信号置于用于由显示装置110显示和/或使用的形式或格式之后,将该信号经由连接器系统114(在该图示的示例中将其身体地插入电子装置110的输入端口116中)从接口装置112传送到电子装置110。 Alternatively, the interface device 112 to perform data processing from the sensors 102 (a) to 102 (d) a signal placed by the display device 110 and / or form or format used after the display, via the signal connection system 114 (which is inserted into the body 110 of the input port of the electronic device 116 in the example of the figure) is transmitted from the interface device 112 to the electronic device 110. 一旦输入到电子装置110,如果期望的话或要求的话可进一步处理输入数据,并之后在显示面板120上以期望的格式向用户显示。 Once the input to the electronic device 110, if desired or required, then the input data may be further processed, and then displays to the user in a desired format on the display panel 120.

[0053] 可提供将从来自感测装置102(a)到102(d)的身体或生理数据导出的数据置于用于在电子装置100上显示或从显示装置110输出的适当的形式或格式的任意期望的方式而不脱离本发明的范围。 Data [0053] available from from 102 (a) to 102 (d) of the physical or physiological data lead-sensing device is placed in the proper form or format for display from the display 110 or output device on the electronic device 100 in any desired manner without departing from the scope of the invention. 作为示例,如果期望的话,可特别设计和/或对接口装置112编程以用于一个或多个特定电子装置110(例如,预编程和/或连接以与特定的一个或多个装置(例如,特定模块等)一起工作并以适于那些装置的形式和格式提供输出数据)。 As an example, if desired, may be specifically designed and / or programming interface means 112 for one or more specific electronic device 110 (e.g., pre-programmed and / or in connection with a particular one or more devices (e.g., work with a particular module, etc.) and provide output data in a form and format suitable for those devices). 在该情况下,可具体针对特定的电子装置110交易和销售该接口装置112。 In this case, the interface unit 112 may be embodied for 110 transactions and sales of specific electronic device. 作为另一示例,如果期望的话,例如,通过从因特网、盘、或另一源等下载用于特定电子装置110的显示或装置驱动器和/或格式数据,可在稍后的时间对接口装置112编程以与很多种不同的电子装置110—起工作。 As another example, if desired, for example, through the Internet, a disk, or another source or the like for displaying the download device driver specific electronic device 110 and / or format data to the interface device may at a later time 112 programmed with a variety of different electronic devices 110- from work. 作为更特定的示例,当用户将接口装置112插入电子装置110时(例如,第一次),在接口装置112和电子装置110之间交换的信号可将装置彼此标识和/或否则,例如,类似于其中个人计算机装置识别新连接的硬件(例如,鼠标、打印机、扫描仪等)和/或执行与新添加的硬件或软件相关联的多种设置操作的方式,使得装置之一的处理系统(例如,从远程或外部源,比如因特网,盘,以接口装置112包括的存储器等)激活或下载驱动器或设置信息。 As a more specific example, when the user interface device 112 is inserted into the electronic device 110 (e.g., first), the exchange of signals between the interface device 112 and the electronic device 110 may be another device identification, and / or otherwise, e.g., wherein similar hardware (e.g., mouse, printer, scanner, etc.) connected to a personal computer to recognize the new device and / or perform more operation mode setting hardware or software associated with the newly added, so that the processing system of one of the devices (e.g., from a remote or external source, such as the Internet, a disk, a memory 112 to the interface device comprising, etc.) or drive activation or download setup information. 当然,可使用保证将该数据置于用于显示、音频输出或其它输出的适当的形式或格式的其它方式而不脱离本发明的范围。 Of course, to ensure that the data can be used for display is placed, or otherwise suitable form or other form of audio output outputted without departing from the scope of the invention. 该将数据置于用于显示或其它输出的形式和/或格式的处理可在接口装置112中、在电子装置110中、在传感器装置102(a)到102(d)中和/或在任意其它期望的组件或系统中发生而不脱离本发明的范围。 Placing data in the form for display or other output and / or the treatment may be in the format of the interface device 112, the electronic device 110, in (a) through 102 (D) and / or any sensor device 102 occur without departing from the scope of the invention or other desired components of the system.

[0054] 如果期望的话,根据本发明的至少一些示例,电子接口装置112可进一步包括用户输入系统122,比如一个或多个旋转输入装置、开关、按钮(如图2中的图示的示例所示的)、鼠标或轨迹球元件、触摸屏等。 Example [0054] If desired, at least some examples of the present invention, the electronic interface device 112 may further include a user input system 122, such as one or more rotary input devices, switches, buttons (not shown in the FIG. 2 shown), mouse or trackball elements, touch screens and the like. 该用户输入系统122可用于,例如:控制经由数据接收装置118接收的输入数据的处理的一个或多个方面、控制输入数据接收(例如,定时、接收的信息的类型、随选(on-demand)数据请求等)、控制输出到电子装置110或由电子装置110输出的数据、控制感测装置102(a)到102(d)(例如,激活或禁止他们等)等。 The user input system 122 can be used, for example: the control apparatus via a data receiving process of receiving input data 118 or more aspects, receiving the control input data (e.g., timing, types of information received, on-demand (on-demand ) data requests, etc.), the control output to the electronic device 110 or the data output by the electronic device 110, the control sensing device 102 (a) to 102 (d) (e.g., activate or deactivate them, etc.) and the like. 替代地或另外地,如果期望的话,可使用电子装置110上的输入系统(例如,按钮124、触摸屏、基于数字转换器/指示笔的输入、旋转输入装置、轨迹球或滚动球、鼠标等)来向接口装置112和/或向感测装置102(a)到102(d)或感测系统提供用户输入数据(例如,如果设计接口装置112的连接器系统114或其它部分接受来自电子装置110的输入)。 Alternatively or additionally, if desired, can use the input system on the electronic device 110 (e.g., button 124, a touch screen, based on the digitizer / stylus input rotary input device, a trackball or roller ball, mouse, etc.) to to 102 (d) or the sensing system to provide user input data to and / or measuring apparatus 102 (a) to sense the interface device 112 (e.g., if the design of the interface device 112 of the connector system 114 or other portions of the receiving apparatus from the electronic 110 input of). 作为另外的示例,如果期望的话,可向语音输入系统提供接口装置112和/或电子装置110,例如,以使得用户能够经由语音命令进行输入。 As a further example, if desired, may be provided and / or the electronic device 110 to the interface device 112 voice input system, e.g., to enable a user input via voice commands. 可提供用于控制任意系统元件和/或用于任意目的的任意其它要求类型的用户输入系统而不脱离本发明的范围。 It may be provided for controlling any system elements and / or for any other purposes in any type of user input system requirements without departing from the scope of the invention.

[0055] 电子装置110可包括另外的输入和/或输出元件,例如,比如如图2所示的端口126和128,例如,用于耳机(或其它音频输出)、电源、无线通信、红外输入、麦克风输入、或其它装置。 [0055] The electronic device 110 may include additional input and / or output elements, e.g., such as port 126 shown in FIG. 2 and 128, e.g., for headphones (or other audio output), power supplies, wireless communications, infrared input , microphone input, or other means. 如果期望的话,且如果当接口装置112附着到电子装置110时覆盖这些端口126和/或128,则接口装置112可装备有与端口126和/或128类似的外部端口,且可在接口装置112中提供内部电路以使得用户能够将相同的附加装置插入接口装置112,就像他们可插入电子装置110—样,并仍具有相同功能的优点(例如,由此允许通过接口装置112将期望的数据、信号、功率和/或信息传递到用户、另一输出和/或电子装置110。 If desired, and cover the port 126 and / or 128 if, when the interface device 112 is attached to the electronic device 110, the interface device 112 may be equipped with port 126 and / or 128 similar external ports, and may be the device 112 in an interface internal circuitry is provided to enable the user to attach to the same device is inserted into the interface device 112, as they can be inserted into an electronic device like 110-, and still have the advantage of the same functions (e.g., via interface means thereby allowing a desired data 112 , signal, power and / or information to the user, the other output and / or the electronic device 110.

[0056] 图3包括可在根据本发明的至少一些示例的电子接口装置112中包括的多种示例组件的示意图。 [0056] In FIG 3 comprises a schematic diagram in accordance with various exemplary components at least some of the electrical interface device 112 in the example of the present invention comprises a. 如图3所示和结合图1和2所述的,接口装置112可包括用于身体地连接到电子装置的连接系统114,和用于从外部源(比如用于感测运动表现数据的传感器、计算机、网络或其它处理系统等)接收输入数据的数据传输和/或接收系统118(例如,无线数据接收器或收发器、红外接收器、RFID接收器等)。 The interface apparatus of claim 1 and 2 in conjunction with FIG. 3 and FIG. 112 may include a body connected to the connector system of the electronic device 114, and an external source (such as for sensing the athletic performance data sensor , computer, network, or other processing system, etc.) to receive input data transmission and / or reception system 118 (e.g., a wireless data receiver or a transceiver, an infrared receiver, the RFID receiver data, etc.). 另外,如进一步在图3中所示的,接口装置112可包括用于接收例如,经由按键、按钮、触摸屏、数字转换器、语音输入、指示笔输入、旋转拨号输入、轨迹球或滚动球输入、鼠标输入、开关等的用户输入的输入系统122。 Additionally, as further, the interface device shown in FIG. 3 for receiving 112 may comprise, for example, via a key, a button, a touch screen, a digitizer, a voice input, a stylus input, a rotary dial input, a trackball or roller ball input , mouse user input, switches and the like input from the input system 122.

[0057] 根据本发明的至少一些示例,电子接口装置112可进一步包括处理系统,例如,微处理器300,用于执行多种操作,例如,用于操作电子接口112、用于与一个或多个外部数据源互动、用于从一个或多个源接收用户输入(例如,经由输入系统122、经由计算机或网络连接、经由收发器118等)、用于与电子装置110互动(例如,经由通过对连接系统114包括的有线或管脚连接302提供给电子装置110的输出)等。 [0057] According to at least some examples of the present invention, the electronic interface device 112 may further comprise a processing system, e.g., a microprocessor 300 for performing various operations, for example, for operating the electronic interface 112 for communicating with one or more interact with external data source, from one or more sources for receiving user input (e.g., 122, connected via a network or via a computer input system, via the transceiver 118, etc.), for interaction with the electronic device 110 (e.g., by via the connection system 114 includes a wired connection 302 or to the output pins of the electronic device 110) and the like. 可经由连接系统114提供任意数目的线路、管脚、或其它连接,以提供接口装置112和外部电子装置110之间的合适的电子/数据通信(例如,比如在蜂窝电话、MP3播放器、音频/视频重放装置、PDA、或其它便携式电子装置(包括现在已知和可购买到的电子装置)上提供的连接系统)。 Any number of lines may be provided, via a pin connection system 114, or other connection, to provide a suitable electronic / data communications between the interface means 112 and the external electronic device 110 (e.g., such as a cellular phone, MP3 player, audio / video reproducing device, PDA, or other portable electronic devices (including electronic devices now known and commercially available) is provided on the connecting system). 可设计该连接器系统114匹配其插入的电子装置110,从而提供用于在接口装置112和电子装置110之间的电子/数据通信的路径。 The connector system can be designed to match 114 the electronic device 110 is inserted so as to provide a path for electronic / data communications between the interface device 112 and the electronic device 110. 另外,如果期望的话,根据本发明的至少一些示例,微处理器300可包括操作系统软件和/或可处理来自一个或多个感测装置102(a)到102(d)的输入数据,以将数据转换为用于由电子装置接收、使用、显示和/或输出的适当的形式,以改变数据形式或格式以进行基于原始输入数据的计算等。 Further, if desired, at least some examples of the present invention, the microprocessor 300 may include operating system software and / or may process the input data from one or more sensing devices 102 (a) to 102 (d) to converting the data received by the electronic device for using the appropriate form and / or outputs display data to change the form or format for the original input data based on a calculation, and the like.

[0058] 图3进一步图示作为电子接口装置112的一部分包括的电源装置304。 [0058] The power supply device illustrated in FIG. 3 as part of further electrical interface device 112 includes a 304. 该电源装置304可包括现有的电池,例如,可再充电的或长寿命的电池,这是在电子领域公知和公用的。 The power supply device 304 may include a conventional battery, e.g., a rechargeable battery or a long life, which is known and used in the electronics field. 作为选择或另外地,如果期望的话,电源装置304可从其附着的电子装置110接收功率输入(例如,通过输入管脚、线路、或线306或其它连接系统),并使用来自电子装置110的电源(power source)来操作接口装置112中的多种元件和组件(例如,微处理器300、数据接收系统118、输入系统122、任意操作灯或显示器等)。 Alternatively or additionally, if desired, from the power supply device 304 may be attached to the electronic device 110 receives power input (e.g., through the input pin, lines, or line 306 or other connection systems), and using the electronic device 110 from power source (power source) to the operation of the interface device 112, various elements and components (e.g., a microprocessor 300, a data receiving system 118, an input system 122, or any operation of the lamp display, etc.). 作为再一示例,如果期望的话,电源304可连接到可选地用于对可再充电电池进行再充电的外部电源,比如AC电源、外部电池电源等。 As another example, if desired, power supply 304 can optionally be connected to a rechargeable battery for external recharging power source, such as an AC power source, an external battery power supply.

[0059] 如果期望的话,将图3中图示的一些或所有多个部分安装、容纳、或包括在外壳系统308中或外壳系统308上,形成在公共印刷电路板中或之上,或否则形成为方便的模块或封装。 [0059] If desired, the 3 illustrated in FIG some or all of the plurality of mounting portions, receiving, or included in the system 308 or shell 308 of the housing system, in a common printed circuit board is formed in or on, or otherwise to facilitate the formation of a module or package. 连接系统114可至少部分地延伸到外壳308之外,可整体地形成作为外壳308的一部分,可以是固定到外壳308的单独的元件(例如,通过粘接剂或连接器等),可以是至少部分地在外壳内凹进的,或否则可以是对外壳系统308可用和/或包括的。 Outside the connection system 114 may extend at least partially into the housing 308, may be integrally formed as part of the housing 308, may be a separate element secured to the housing 308 (e.g., connected by an adhesive or the like), may be at least partially recessed within the housing, or may be otherwise available to the shell system 308 and / or included.

[0060] 图4图示了根据本发明的至少一些示例的整个运动表现感测或跟踪系统400的示意图。 [0060] FIG 4 illustrates a schematic diagram 400 in accordance with the overall performance of the motion sensing or tracking system having at least some examples of this invention. 在该系统400中,将电子接口装置402经由机械连接系统406身体地插入便携式电子装置404中,该机械连接系统例如,以固定但是可释放的方式(例如,经由摩擦匹配、经由锁销或保持元件、经由弹簧元件等)将两个装置保持在一起。 In this system 400, the electrical interface device 402,406 body inserted into the portable electronic device via a mechanical connection system 404, the mechanical connection system For example, in a manner fixed but releasable (e.g., via a friction match, via the detent or holding element, via a spring element, etc.) of the two devices are held together. 可选地,如果期望的话,可提供其它独立的固定元件以至少部分地帮助保持接口装置402和便携式电子显示装置404 (例如,挂钩、带子、按扣、回形针、夹子、扣子、保持元件等)。 Alternatively, if desired, may provide other separate fixing element at least in part to help keep the interface device 402 and the portable electronic display device 404 (e.g., hooks, straps, snaps, clips, clamps, clasps, retaining elements, etc.) .

[0061] 该示例系统400进一步包括用于感测和发送某一类型的运动表现数据的感测系统408。 [0061] The exemplary system 400 further includes means for sensing and transmitting a certain type of sensing system 408 of the athletic performance data. 更具体地说,在该示例结构中,将由传感器A和/或B感测的运动表现数据(例如,与运动表现相关联的身体或生理数据),和来自这些传感器的数据发送到感测系统的处理系统,例如,微处理器,其可选地可使得存储数据(例如,在存储系统或存储器中(没有在图4中示出))、进一步处理数据等。 More specifically, in this example configuration, by the sensor A and / or B sensing athletic performance data (e.g., physical or physiological and athletic performance data associated), and data from these sensors is sent to the sensing system a processing system, e.g., a microprocessor, which may optionally be such that the data stored (e.g., in a storage system or memory (not shown in FIG. 4)) for further processing data. 可提供电源(在系统408模块内或其外部)以操作感测系统408的多种组件,比如传感器、微处理器、数据传送系统410、存储器、和/或任意其它需要或期望的组件。 Power may be provided (in the module 408 or the external system) to operate various components of the sensing system 408, such as a sensor, a microprocessor, a data transmission system 410, a memory, and / or any other necessary or desired components. 如果期望的话,如果有的话,感测系统408在板上的微处理器可处理传感器数据,改变其形式或格式,或否则在发送数据到系统400的其它部分上之前操作该数据。 If desired, if any, the sensing system 408 may process the sensor data on the microprocessor board to change its form or format, or otherwise to the rest of the system 400 prior to the operation of the data in the transmission data. 感测系统408可构成比如图1中图示的模块102(a)到102(d)的传感器模块。 The sensing system 408 may be configured such as illustrated in FIG. 1 module 102 (a) to 102 (d) of the sensor module.

[0062] 在合适的或期望的时间(例如,当周期性地、自动地、在用户命令下等接收数据请求时),感测系统408可将其数据的至少一部分(例如,直接来自一个或多个传感器的原始数据、至少部分地从原始数据导出的数据等)发送到电子接口装置402,例如,用于经由电子装置404最终输出到用户。 [0062] in a suitable or desired time (e.g., when periodically, automatically, when receiving a data request at a user command, etc.) 408 may be at least a portion of the data, the sensing system (e.g., directly from one or the raw data of a plurality of sensors, at least partially derived from the raw data, etc.) to the electronic interface device 402, e.g., for the final output to the user via the electronic device 404. 这可以是,例如,如图4所示,经由无线数据传输系统(例如,从感测系统408中的无线数据传送或传输元件410到电子接口装置402中的无线数据接收元件412)或以任意其它期望的方式实现的,而不脱离本发明的范围。 This may be, for example, as shown, via a wireless data transmission system (e.g., received from a wireless data transfer or transfer element 408 sensing system 410 to the electronic interface device 402 in a wireless data element 412) 4 or in any to achieve other desired manner without departing from the scope of the invention. 可使用任意期望的无线协议、广播协议、或其它数据传输协议而不脱离本发明的范围。 Using any desired wireless protocol, a broadcast protocol, or other data transmission protocols without departing from the scope of the invention.

[0063] —旦在电子接口装置402处接收到运动表现数据,如果需要的话或期望的话,可进一步处理运动表现数据,且之后提供给电子装置404的处理系统(例如,微处理器)。 [0063] - Once received at the electronic interface device 402 to the athletic performance data, if necessary or desired, the athletic performance data may be further processed, and then supplied to a processing system (e.g., a microprocessor) 404 of the electronic device. 则可以在任意期望的时间或时序(例如,当自动地、周期地、经用户要求等接收数据请求时、)实现而不脱离本发明的范围。 May be at any desired time or timing (e.g., when data is received automatically, periodically, via the user requirements request) practiced without departing from the scope of the invention. 从这里,如果期望的话或期望的话,可进一步处理数据,并随后以适于输出给用户的形式(例如,以音频、视频和/或字母数字形式等)将数据发送到输出装置。 From here, if desired or desired, data may be further processed, and then output to a form suitable for a user (e.g., audio, video and / or alphanumeric form, etc.) to transmit data to the output device.

[0064] 在该图示的示例系统400中,经由用于操作电子装置404的电源416(例如,其可以是蜂窝电话、音频回放装置、或其它便携式电子装置的可再充电电池)提供用于电子接口装置402的功率,如由在电源416和“功率”元件424之间的经由连接系统406的连接418所示的。 [0064] In the illustrated exemplary system 400, for operating the electronic device via the power supply 416 404 (e.g., which may be a rechargeable battery of a cellular telephone, an audio playback device, or other portable electronic device) provided for power electronic interface device 402, as indicated by the power supply 416 is connected and the "power" element 424 via a connection between the system 406 shown in FIG 418. 在该示例中在接口装置402中的“功率”元件可以是简单地用于将功率从外部电源(例如,在该示例中电子装置404的电源416)分布到接口装置402的多个组件的组件。 In this example, the interface device 402 in a "power" can be as simple element for power from an external power source (e.g., in this example, the electronic device 404 of power supply 416) are distributed to a plurality of component assemblies 402 interface means . 替代地,例如,如果接口装置402的内部布线允许从电源416到接口装置402的所有期望组件的功率传送,可省略功率元件424。 Alternatively, for example, if the interface device 402 allows internal wiring of the power supply from the power transmission apparatus 416 to the interface 402 of all of the desired components, the power element 424 may be omitted. 作为再一示例,如果期望的话,功率元件424可构成可独立地和/或通过经电源416提供的功率再充电的可再充电的电池。 As another example, if desired, the power element 424 can be configured individually and / or recharged by the power supplied via the power supply 416 may be a rechargeable battery.

[0065] 另外,在该示例系统400中,可经由在便携式电子装置404中提供的输入系统420供应用户输入以控制电子接口装置402。 [0065] Further, in the exemplary system 400 via input system provided in the portable electronic device 404 a user input 420 to control the supply of electrical interface device 402. 例如,如果期望的话,用户可经由在其中可控制电子接口装置402的多种特征、功能或特性的电子装置404上提供的输入进入操作的特定模式。 For example, if desired, in which a user can be controlled via the electrical interface device 402 features a plurality of input provided on the electronic device 404 enters a particular function or characteristic of the mode of operation. 另外地或替代地,如果期望的话,电子接口装置402可包括其自己的输入系统(和/或其自己的电源),例如,如上结合图3所述的,而不脱离本发明的范围(但是,利用来自电子装置404的这些组件和资源帮助减少接口装置402和系统400的总体大小、重量和成本)。 Additionally or alternatively, if desired, the electronic interface device 402 may include its own input system (and / or its own power supply), e.g., as described above in connection with FIG. 3, without departing from the scope (the present invention. , use of these components and resources from the electronic device 404 to help reduce the overall size of the interface device, the weight and cost of system 400 and 402).

[0066] 当然,可使用包括图4中所示的一些或全部元件或组件的多种元件或组件的很多不同布置而不脱离本发明的范围。 [0066] Of course, many different arrangements may be used including some or all of the elements or components of the various elements or components shown in FIG. 4 without departing from the scope of the invention. 另外,在这种系统中可包括另外的组件或元件,或可消除一个或多个图示的组件或元件而不脱离本发明的范围。 Further, in such a system may include additional components or elements, or eliminate one or more of the illustrated components or elements without departing from the scope of the invention. 另外,如果期望的话,可同时工作地连接单个电子接口装置402和电子装置404,从而从例如,以附图标记408(参看,例如,图1的布置)所示的类型的多个独立的感测系统接收数据输入。 A plurality of independent sense Further, if desired, can be simultaneously connected to a single electronic interface device 402 and the electronic device 404, so that for example, from reference numeral 408 (see, e.g., the arrangement of FIG. 1) of the type shown in The system receives input test data. 作为另一示例,如果期望的话,单一感测系统408可单独地或同时地和多个接口装置402和/或电子装置404通信。 As another example, if desired, or 408 may be individually and simultaneously the plurality of interface devices 402 and / or electronic communication device 404, a single sensing system. 在不脱离本发明的范围的情况下,多种系统的总体结构、组件和体系架构的很多变化是可能的。 Without departing from the scope of the present invention, many variations of the overall structure of a variety of systems, components, and architecture are possible.

[0067] 根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法的一个可能的优点在于可补充现有便携式电子装置(例如,蜂窝电话、MP3播放器、PDA等)的组件和基础结构并结合连接到其并与其电子地通信的电子接口装置使用,以允许该现有的电子装置另外显示、输出、和/或提供运动表现数据给用户,而不需要用户获得和携带另一电子装置。 [0067] According to a possible advantage of the system and method to at least some examples of this invention may complement existing portable electronic device (e.g., a cellular phone, MP3 player, PDA, etc.) and infrastructure components connected thereto and combined and an electronic device using its interface to communicate electronically to allow addition of the conventional electronic device display, output, and / or provide athletic performance data to the user, without requiring the user to obtain and carry another electronic device. 如上所述,补充用于其显示的现有电子装置的输入系统和/或电源能进一步减少接口装置的尺寸、重量、成本和复杂性,由此提供另外的优点。 As described above, the conventional input system to supplement the display of the electronic device and / or the power supply to further reduce the size, weight, cost and complexity of the interface device, thereby providing additional advantages. 当然,如果期望的话,可消除单独的接口装置(例如,112或402)且提供单独的专用电子装置404用于接受和显示运动表现数据(且可选地执行其它期望的功能)。 Of course, if desired, to eliminate separate interface device (e.g., 112 or 402) and provides a separate dedicated electronic device 404 for receiving and displaying athletic performance data (and optionally perform other desired functions). 作为又一示例,如果期望的话,电子装置404可被构造为直接接受来自感测系统408的输入,由此使得接口装置402不必要。 As another example, if desired, the electronic device 404 may be configured to directly receive input from a sensing system 408, whereby the interface device 402 unnecessary.

[0068] 可在很多种不同环境中提供运动表现感测和/或跟踪系统而不脱离本发明的范围。 [0068] can provide athletic performance sensing and / or tracking systems in a wide variety of different environments without departing from the scope of the invention. 例如,如图4中图示的,如果期望的话,可在外壳422中提供用于感测与运动表现相关联的数据(例如,身体或生理数据)的一个或多个传感器,可选地和数据传送系统(例如,无线传输或收发器装置410)的至少一部分和/或其它处理或电子组件一起提供,例如,以提供运动表现数据感测模块或系统408。 For example, as illustrated in FIG. 4, if desired, may provide data (e.g., physical or physiological data) for sensing athletic performance associated with the housing 422 in the one or more sensors, and optionally data transmission system (e.g., a wireless transmission or transceiver device 410) is provided with at least a portion and / or electronic components or other processing, e.g., to provide athletic performance data sensing module or system 408. 当作为模块提供或否则作为单独的元件提供时,可在任意期望的位置提供运动表现感测系统(例如,408)的这些部分而不脱离本发明的范围,例如,假定他们的数据感测、处理、和/或发送性能不由定位影响(compromise)。 When provided, or provided as separate elements or as a module, can provide athletic performance sensing system in any desired position (e.g., 408) of these parts without departing from the scope of the invention, e.g., they assume the sensed data, processing, and / or transmission properties help Located (compromise). 图5图示其中在运动鞋类504的物品中安装运动表现感测模块502的示例系统和环境500。 Wherein FIG. 5 illustrates an athletic performance sensing module is mounted in the athletic footwear 502 504 500 example systems and environments. 该模块502可包括,例如,一个或多个运动表现数据传感器、数据传送系统、处理性能、电源等(例如,比如如图4所示的系统408)。 The module 502 may include, for example, one or more athletic performance data sensor, data transmission system, the processing performance and power supply (e.g., such as the system shown in FIG. 4408). 可提供在鞋类504的物品中或之上安装模块502的任意期望的方式而不脱离本发明的范围,比如经由槽、腔、或在鞋垫夹层中形成的容器(例如,在鞋跟或鞋弓部分);经由安装口袋或元件;经由带、粘接剂、机械连接器、钩和环扣件、保持元件等;经由用户可去除的连接;等。 Installation module may be provided in any desired article of footwear 502 or 504 above without departing from the scope of the invention, such as through the groove, cavity, or receptacle formed in the insole interlayer (e.g., in the heel or shoe the bow section); mounting element via the pocket or; via a belt, adhesives, mechanical connectors, hook and loop fasteners, retaining elements, etc.; are connected via a removable user; and the like. 替代地,如果期望的话,例如,在鞋类制造期间,可将模块502嵌入或集成地形成为鞋类504的物品的一部分,和/或永久地固定到其。 Alternatively, if desired, e.g., during footwear manufacturing, module 502 may be embedded or integrally formed as part of an article of footwear 504, and / or permanently affixed thereto. 作为一个更特定的示例,在鞋类鞋垫(insole)部分之下,以类似于在可从Beaverton,Oregon的NIKE,Inc.获得的“PLUS™ ready”鞋类中提供的容器的方式,可在鞋类的物品的鞋跟或鞋弓部分中(例如,在鞋垫夹层部分中形成)形成的容器中安装模块502。 As a more specific example, under the shoe insole (Insole) portion provided in the manner similar to the container available from of Beaverton, Oregon NIKE, Inc. "PLUS ™ ready" in a manner of footwear, may be heel or shank portion of the article of footwear (e.g., the interlayer is formed in the sole portion) formed in the container 502 in the mounting module.

[0069] 如图5进一步所示的,模块502可以与接口装置506无线(或其它)通信,该接口装置506又身体地连接到电子装置508,比如如图5所示的音乐回放装置或蜂窝电话。 [0069] The module 502 may interface device 506 illustrated in FIG. 5 for further wireless (or other) communication, the interface unit 506 in turn connected to the electronic device body 508, such as music playback device or a cellular shown in Figure 5 phone. 该电子装置508可附着到用户的身体、衣服、或装备,例如,从而被容易地携带、移动和/或在运动表现期间观看。 The electronic device 508 may be attached to the user's body, clothing, or equipment, e.g., so as to be easily carried, moved and / or athletic performance during viewing. 总的来说,可使用上面结合图1到图4所述类型的多种运动表现感测系统、电子接口装置和/或便携式电子装置中的任意而不脱离本发明的范围。 In general, the above may be used in conjunction with any of FIG. 1 to FIG. 4 of the plurality of types of athletic performance sensing systems, the electronic interface device and / or portable electronic device without departing from the scope of the invention. 作为更特定的示例,如果期望的话,感测装置板上模块(aboard module) 502可提供脚步计数、定时、和/或其它数据,且电子接口装置506可处理该数据从而提供计步器类型速度和/或距离数据用于由电子装置508输出。 As a more specific example, if desired, the sensing device module board (aboard module) 502 may provide a count of pace, timing, and / or other data, and the electronic interface device 506 may process the data to provide pedometer type speed and / or distance data output by the electronic device 508 is used. 当然,可由模块502提供任意类型的数据,且显示任意期望的类型的信息或否则在电子装置508上输出而不脱离本发明的范围。 Of course, module 502 may provide any type of data, and displaying any desired type of information or otherwise output on the electronic device 508 without departing from the scope of the invention.

[0070] 给出根据本发明的至少一些示例的基本运动表现数据收集系统的该一般描述,根据本发明的示例的系统和方法的示例特征、内容和使用的更详细的描述如下。 [0070] According to the general description given substantially the athletic performance data collection system to at least some examples of this invention, the features of the system and method of the exemplary example of the present invention, the following more detailed description and use.

[0071] B.根据本发明的示例运动表现感测和跟踪系统的描述 [0071] B. Description athletic performance sensing and tracking system according to the example of the present invention.

[0072] 图6和7图不根据本发明的不例表现感测和跟踪系统和方法的另外的特征和使用环境。 [0072] FIGS. 6 and 7 without additional features and embodiments not according to environment sensing and tracking the performance of the system and method of the present invention. 除了在使用基于计步器的速度和距离信息(或其它感测的信息)的开放跑道(opencourse)上跑步或走路之外,如图1图示的,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可对于感测和/或跟踪在其它场所,比如在健身房或疗养院、训练室、家等中的运动表现特性是有用的。 In addition to using the treadmill pedometer-based speed and distance information (or other information sensed) open track (opencourse) or walk outside, illustrated in FIG. 1, the system according to at least some examples of this invention and methods for sensing and / or tracking in other places, such as in athletic performance characteristics of the nursing home or the gym, training rooms, the home and the like are useful. 图6的系统600图示了经由接口装置506(例如,如图5所示)与便携式电子装置508通信的表现模块502(例如,由运动者在表现期间携带,在一只鞋504中,作为运动者的衣服的一部分,由运动者穿戴的物品等)。 The system 600 of FIG. 6 illustrates an example, during a performance of carrying the device 506 via an interface (e.g., shown in FIG. 5) and the performance of the communication module 502 of the portable electronic device 508 (by the athlete, in the shoe 504, as part of the campaign's clothes were worn by the movement of goods, etc.). 参看图6中的传输指示器602。 Referring transmission indicator 602 in FIG. 6. 除了该通信之外,如图6图示的,可配置任意或全部模块502、接口装置506和/或电子装置508以与一件或多件锻炼设备604或其它东西,例如,在健身房、疗养院或其它运动表现设置中包括的设备或收发器装置交换数据。 In addition to this communication, illustrated in FIG. 6, the configuration may be any or all of the module 502, the interface device 506 and / or the electronic device 508 with the one or more pieces of exercise device 604, or something else, e.g., in the gym, nursing homes device or transceiver device, or other athletic performance data set included in the exchange.

[0073] 图6中的附图标记604可指示任意类型的锻炼设备和/或健身房、疗养院、家庭或其它运动表现设置。 In [0073] Reference numeral 604 in FIG. 6 may indicate any type of exercise equipment and / or the gym, nursing homes, home, or other athletic performance settings. 例如,附图标记604可表示很多种不同类型的运动和/或练习设备,例如,包括:在健身房中普遍发现的练习机,比如跑步机、单车机、椭圆练习机、固定自行车、爬楼梯机、越野滑雪模拟机、举重机、划船机等。 For example, reference numeral 604 can represent many different types of motion and / or practicing device, e.g., comprising: a machine in a gym exercises commonly found, such as treadmill, bicycle, elliptical exercise machines, stationary bicycles, stair climbing machine , cross-country skiing simulator, weightlifting, rowing machines and so on. 另外地或替代地,附图标记604可表示可以或可以不直接涉及练习机器的使用的多种表现场所,比如用于瑜珈、跳舞、普拉提、搏击练习、伸展运动、举重、跆拳道、拳击、摔跤等的设施(例如,练习室)。 Additionally or alternatively, the reference numeral 604 denotes may or may not be directly related to the performance of various properties used in the exercise machine, such as for yoga, dance, Pilates, fighting exercises, stretching exercises, weight lifting, tae kwon do, boxing , wrestling and other facilities (for example, practice rooms). 作为另一示例或替代地,附图标记604可表示或包括输入装置,用户能够通过该输入装置输入(enter)关于他/她已经进行或计划进行的运动或练习活动的信息,比如跟踪和/或场地练习或项目、团队运动项目、自由举重等。 As a further example, or alternatively, the reference numeral 604 may represent or include the information input device, the user can perform a motion on his / her program has been performed by the input means or input (Enter) or exercise activity, such as tracking and / or practice or project site, team sports, such as free weights. 附图标记604还可关于身体或生理参数测量系统,比如计量器、心率监控器、血压测量系统、体温测量系统等。 Reference numeral 604 also on physical or physiological parameter measuring system, such as a meter, a heart rate monitor, a blood pressure measuring system, temperature measurement systems. 使用比如在图6中图示的那些系统,用户能够使用元件604产生用于跟踪他们涉及的任意期望类型的运动或练习活动和/或关于他们的练习的身体或生理参数的输入。 Using systems such as those illustrated in FIG. 6, the user can use the tracking element 604 for generating any desired type of athletic event or exercise, and they are involved or physical or physiological parameters of the input / about their practice.

[0074] 可在锻炼设备604 (或其它训练或运动表现设置或设备)和由用户保持的便携式设备(例如,模块502、接口装置506和/或电子装置508)之间交换很多种不同类型的数据和信息。 Wide variety of different types of switching [0074] can (or set performance training or sports or other device) and the portable device held by a user in the exercise device 604 (e.g., module 502, the interface device 506 and / or the electronic device 508) between data and information. 例如,如果期望的话,可设计设备604以发送信息给用户设备(例如,经由传输/接收系统606),该信息关于单独的训练或练习锻炼的训练参数,比如:可由健身房或训练设备检测或感测的数据,比如行进的距离、速度、上升改变、步数、爬的层数、总时间、作为时间的函数的速度或其它数据、燃烧的卡路里、每分钟旋转、旋转数、阻力设置、斜坡或倾斜信息、举重的量、重复数、使用的重量机器等。 For example, if desired, may be designed device 604 to send information to a user equipment (e.g., via 606 transmission / reception system), the information on the individual training or exercise training parameters exercise, such as: a gym or a training device for detecting or sensing by test data, such as distance traveled, speed, rising change, the number of steps, the number of layers to climb, the total time, as a function of time, velocity, or other data, calories burned, revolutions per minute, the number of rotations, set resistance, ramp or tilt information, weightlifting, the number of repetitions, and the like used in the weight of the machine. 还可以将任意测量的生理特性发送到用户的便携设备,比如心率、脉搏、血压、血氧级别、EEG数据、EKG数据、体温、空气呼入/呼出速率等。 Physiological characteristics can also be sent to the user's arbitrary measured portable device, such as heart rate, pulse, blood pressure, blood oxygen level, the EEG data, EKG data, temperature, air incoming / outgoing speed and the like. 传输/接收系统606还发送标识信息,比如锻炼机标识、房间标识、位置标识、其它设备标识信息等。 Transmission / reception system 606 also sends identifying information, such as identification exercise machine, room identification, location identification, device identification information and the like other. 可在任意期望的时间,比如实时(在设备604收集数据时)、周期地、在锻炼完成之后、当用户离开健身房设施时等将期望的数据发送到用户的便携设备。 May be at any desired time, such as real-time (at the time of data collection device 604), the cycle, after the workout is completed, sent when the user leaves the gym facilities desired data to the user's portable device.

[0075] 对于使用基于计步器的信息的系统,除了检测速度和/或距离信息之外,在根据本发明的至少一些示例系统和方法中感测系统测量或检测关于用户与运动表现活动相关联的韵律、节奏、或“节拍”(例如,关于时间的步伐、旋转、脚部移动方向改变、手臂运动方向改变等,比如每秒步数、每分钟旋转、每秒楼梯步进器步数、每分钟划船划数等)的数据和信息是有用的。 [0075] For pedometer-based information system, in addition to detecting the speed and / or distance information, in at least some example systems and methods according to the present invention, the sensing system measuring or detecting the user in accordance with the athletic performance event associated rhythm, tempo, or "beat" (e.g., pace with respect to time, rotation, changes the direction of movement of the leg, and changes the direction of motion of the arm, such as the number of steps per second, revolutions per minute, per second stair stepper step number , rowing stroke per minute, etc.) and data information is useful. 加速计和/或方向改变传感器可用于确定韵律。 Accelerometer and / or sensors may be used to determine the direction changing rhythm. 模块502和/或便携设备的其它部分(例如,接口装置506和/或电子装置508)和/或设备604可用于提供关于用户韵律的数据和信息。 Other parts of the module 502 and / or portable device (e.g., an interface device 506 and / or the electronic device 508) and / or device 604 may be used to provide information about the user data and rhythm. 可关于很多种运动表现活动收集韵律信息,包括使用锻炼设备在健身房进行的很多活动,比如在跑步机上跑步或走路、单车、椭圆练习、固定自行车练习、楼梯步进器练习、越野滑雪模拟、划船模拟等。 Can collect a wide variety of athletic performance activities prosodic information, including the use of many activities of exercise equipment in a gym, for example running or walking, cycling, elliptical exercise stationary bicycle exercise, stair stepper exercise, cross-country skiing simulation on a treadmill, rowing simulation. 除了提供关于运动表现的数据之外,韵律信息还在根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法中对于选择激励、鼓动、表现增强或在运动表现期间的其它媒体内容(例如,对于歌曲选择等)是有用的,如将在下面更详细地描述的。 In addition to providing data on the performance of motion outside the prosody information also systems and methods according to at least some examples of this invention for the selection of excitation, agitation, or other media content to enhance performance during the athletic performance (e.g., for a song selection ) are useful, as will be described in more detail below.

[0076] 当附图标记604表示设施或场所时,其可简单地发送标识位置和/或定时信息(比如在场所花费的时间)。 [0076] When the reference numeral 604 denotes facility or location, it may simply identify the location of the transmission and / or timing information (such as the time spent in place). 例如,附图标记604可包括与用户的便携设备通信以指示何时用户进入或离开某个房间或区域(比如举重室、有氧运动室、瑜珈室、或普拉提工作室;搏击练习设施等)和/或指示用户在该位置花费的时间量(比如实际进入和/或离开时间、日期信息、花费的总时间等)的RFID或其它数据传输装置606。 For example, reference numeral 604 may include a communication with a user of the portable device to indicate when the user enters or leaves a room or area (such as the weight room, aerobics, yoga room, or Pilates studio; fighting practice facilities amount of time, etc.) and / or indicate the user spent in this position (such as physical access to and / or departure time, date information, the RFID total time spent, etc.) or other data transmission device 606. 如果特定场所可用于多个活动,可以提供和/或发送日程或其它信息使得传输装置606还能够自动发送用户当在该位置或设施出现时涉及的活动类型。 If a particular property may be used for a plurality of activities, may be provided and / or the transmission schedule or other information so that the transmission device 606 can also automatically transmitted when the user according to the type of activity in this position or facility occurs. 这种数据能够帮助用户创建和/或维持他们的训练活动的详细的跟踪和/或完整日志,例如,即使在其中没有由传感器提供身体或生理数据的情况下。 The case of this data can help the user to create and / or maintain a detailed tracking and / or a complete log of their training activities, for example, even where there is no physical or physiological data provided by the sensor. 可选地,如果期望的话,用户能够在他们的训练日历或日志中包括,例如,用于跟踪目的的附加信息,比如用户位置数据;航班或旅馆住宿信息;月经周期数据;运动项目日历信息;目标或目的数据信息;和任意期望的历史的、将来的、日程的或目标的信息。 Alternatively, if desired, the user can include in their training calendar or journal, for example, additional information for tracking purposes, such as user location data; flight or hotel accommodation information; menstrual cycle data; sports calendar information; goal or purpose data information; and any desired history, future, objective information or a schedule.

[0077] 还可将数据从用户的便携设备(例如,模块502、接口装置506和/或电子装置508)传送到锻炼设备或其它训练或运动表现设置604。 [0077] The further data from the user's mobile device (e.g., module 502, the interface device 506 and / or the electronic device 508) to exercise equipment or training or other athletic performance settings 604. 例如,可发送用户ID信息使得锻炼设备或其它训练或运动表现设置604可存储与特定用户相关联的训练数据。 For example, the user can transmit ID information such training or exercise equipment or other athletic performance training data set 604 may store a particular user is associated. 作为另一示例,如果期望的话,用户的便携设备(例如,模块502、接口装置506和/或电子装置508)可至少部分地用于控制锻炼设备或其它训练或运动表现设置604,例如,使得训练机设置对应于预编程到或下载到用户的便携设备中的训练。 As another example, if desired, the user's mobile device (e.g., module 502, the interface device 506 and / or the electronic device 508) may be at least partially or other device for controlling the exercise or athletic performance training set 604, for example, such that training machine settings correspond to pre-programmed or downloaded to the training to the user's portable device. 例如,从在便携设备中存储或通过便携设备可用的训练常规下载的训练信息可用于控制训练的多种特征,比如:重量机设置、阻力设置、倾斜(或斜坡程度)设置、目标距离(或其它总时间长度或持续时间)设置、目标燃烧的卡路里(或其它基于生理的参数)设置、跑步机速度或倾斜设置等。 For example, from a memory in a portable device or the portable device through the training routine to download the available information may be used to control a variety of training features of the training, such as: weight machine settings, set resistance, the inclination (or slope) setting, target distance (or other total length of time or duration) is provided, target calories burned (or based on other physiological parameters) is provided, inclined treadmill speed or the like. 作为又一示例,如果期望的话,用户的便携设备可发送训练标识信息(例如,训练12)到锻炼设备或其它训练或运动表现设置604,该锻炼设备或其它训练或运动表现设置604随后可使用该标识信息来从在存储器中存储的信息提供用于标识的训练的期望的设置。 As another example, if desired, the user of the portable device may send training identification information (e.g., training, 12) to exercise equipment or other training or athletic performance setting 604, the exercise device, or other exercise or an athletic performance settings 604 may then use providing the identification information is provided for identifying a desired training information is stored in the memory from. 如果期望的话,随着训练进行收集(例如,经由模块502等)的数据还可用于控制锻炼设备或其它训练或运动表现装置(例如,设置或改变强度或阻力级别,缩短或延长训练时间等)。 If desired, as collected training (e.g., via block 502, etc.) may also be used for data or other training or exercise equipment athletic performance device (e.g., set or changed in strength or resistance level, shortened or extended training time, etc.) control . 当然,还可从用户的便携设备向元件604发送其它信息。 Of course, other information may also be sent to element 604 from the user's mobile device.

[0078] 作为另一可能的选项或替代地,如果期望的话,用户的便携设备(例如,模块502、接口装置506和/或电子装置508)可以被编程并适于发送信息到锻炼设备604,例如,用于由锻炼设备604显示、用于传输到远程源(例如,经由在健身房或疗养院等维持的网络)等。 [0078] As another possible option, or alternatively, if desired, the user's mobile device (e.g., module 502, the interface device 506 and / or the electronic device 508) may be programmed and adapted to transmit information to the exercise apparatus 604, for example, the exercise device 604 for display, for transmission to a remote source (e.g., via a network while maintaining or nursing home gym, etc.) and the like. 作为更特定的示例,如在下面更详细地描述的,电子装置508可以是向用户呈现音频和/或视频信息,比如音乐、视频和/或其它娱乐内容的回放装置。 As a more specific example, as described in more detail below, the electronic device 508 may present audio and / or video information to a user, such as music, video and / or other entertainment content playback apparatus. 如果期望的话,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可被布置和适于从电子装置508或通过电子装置508 (或其它用户携带的便携设备)发送该内容到锻炼设备604(或另一装置),使得可在提供有锻炼设备604的屏幕或其它输出装置(例如,输入面板、触摸板、电视屏幕、音频输出系统等)上显示或呈现媒体(或其它)内容。 If desired, at least some example systems and methods of the present invention may be arranged and adapted to transmit the electronic device 508 or electronic device 508 through the content (or other portable device carried by the user) from the exercise device 604 (or another means), making it possible to display or presentation media (or other) content exercise device provided with a screen or other output devices 604 (e.g., input panel, a touch pad, a television screen, audio output system, etc.). 另外,如果期望的话,在这种系统中,锻炼设备604的输入面板或其它部分可被编程和适于接收控制媒体内容的回放特征(例如,跳过歌曲或其它内容、重放歌曲或其它内容、选择歌曲或其它内容用于呈现等)的用户输入。 Further, if desired, in such systems, an input panel of the exercise device 604 or other portions may be programmed and adapted to receive a media content playback control features (e.g., skip songs or other content, playback of songs, or other content select a song or other content for rendering, etc.) the user input.

[0079] 图7图示可在根据本发明的示例运动表现感测和/或跟踪系统和方法中呈现的附加特征。 [0079] FIG. 7 illustrates additional features may be presented in the example of the present invention according to athletic performance sensing and / or tracking system and method. 图7中所示的布置700允许用户发送数据和信息到一个或多个远程源和/或从其接收数据和信息,比如从便携装置(例如,模块502,接口装置506和/或电子装置508)之一到个人计算机(例如,在用户家或办公室)或其它计算机站702 (其可包括在健身房或其它设施维护的训练设备本身和/或计算机)和/或到远程系统704 (可选地经由网络连接,比如经因特网),该远程系统704可以是由用户、由健康中心、由健身房或由另一第三方维护和操作的。 Arrangement shown in FIG 7700 allows users to send data and information to one or more remote sources and / or receive data and information, such as from the portable device (e.g., module 502, the interface device 506 and / or the electronic device 508 ) one of the personal computer (for example, at the user's home or office) or other computer stations 702 (which may include 704 (optionally in the gym or other facility maintenance training device itself and / or computer) and / or to a remote system via a network connection, such as via the Internet), the remote system 704 may be a user, a health center, and a gym or maintenance operations by another third party. 该布置700可允许收集的运动表现数据的更方便的存储、维护、检索、和进一步处理(例如,和限制整个系统的用户接口、数据处理和/或计算性能到通过电子装置508和/或接口506执行的操作相比)。 The arrangement 700 may allow the athletic performance data collected more convenient storage, maintenance, retrieval, and further processed (e.g., and limit a user interface, data processing and / or computing performance of the whole system to the electronic device 508 and / or interface comparison operation 506 performed).

[0080] 除了存储历史数据和信息之外,该布置700允许从一个或多个远程系统704下载数据和信息到用户,例如,到PC或其它设备702和/或到便携装置508 (可选地通过接口装置506)。 [0080] In addition to storing historical data and information from the arrangement 700 allows one or more remote systems 704 and data downloading information to the user, e.g., to 702 and / or to the portable device 508 PC or other device (optionally through the interface device 506). 数据还可以源自PC或其它设备702 (而不使用远程计算机704),并被发送到用户的便携设备506和/或508。 Data may also be derived from a PC or other device 702 (rather than using a remote computer 704), and transmitted to the user's mobile device 506 and / or 508. 在一些情况下,远程系统704 (或系统702)可由多个用户访问(例如,经网络,比如因特网或基于健身房的网络),且这种系统可提供很多种的数据和信息给用户(例如,每个单独的用户可具有他/她自己的网页、用户ID、密码等)。 In some cases, the remote system 704 (or system 702) accessible by multiple users (e.g., over a network, such as Internet or network-based gym), and such a system can provide a wide variety of data and information to a user (e.g., each individual user can have his / her own web page, user ID, password, etc.). 在下面将结合图8到图19更详细地描述该交换的数据和信息的可能的内容作为示例,该下载的数据和信息可包括:预编程的训练;音乐或其它音频/视频内容;混合了包括指导(coaching)和/或激励内容的音乐或其它音频/视频内容的预编程的训练;比较数据;指导、安全和/或激励内容等。 Below in connection with FIGS. 8 to 19 may be content data and information of the exchange described in more detail by way of example, the downloaded data and information may include: a preprogrammed training; music or other audio / video content; a mixture of including guidance (coaching) and / or motivational content of pre-programmed music or other audio / video content of the training; comparative data; guidance, safety and / or encourage content.

[0081 ] C.根据本发明的系统和方法的示例特征的描述 [0081] C. The described exemplary features of the system and method of the present invention.

[0082] 根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法的一个特征关于感测和跟踪关于很多种类型的运动表现活动的信息的能力。 [0082] According to a feature of at least some of the exemplary systems and methods of the present invention on the ability to sense and track information on many types of athletic performance activities. 关于运动表现的数据能够被自动、半自动和/或手动地键入根据本发明的系统和方法。 Data about the motion performance can be automatic, semi-automatic and / or manually typing systems and methods according to the invention. 更特定的示例如下。 More specific examples are as follows.

[0083] 当使用锻炼机器(例如,比如那些在健身房、疗养院、家庭等中存在的)执行运动活动时,用户能在他们的便携电子装置508上获得关于他们的活动即时的反馈、数据和关于他们的活动的信息,包括由模块502产生的数据和信息和/或由锻炼或其它设备604收集或测量的数据和信息。 [0083] When using the exercise machine (e.g., such as those present in the gym, nursing homes, home, etc.) when performing an athletic activity, the user can get feedback on their activities instant on their portable electronic device 508, data regarding their activity information, including data and information and / or data and information collected by the exercise or other measuring device 604 or generated by the module 502. 例如,这可以通过使用与如图6所示的系统类似的系统600来实现。 For example, this may be achieved by using the 600 system illustrated in FIG. 6 similar system. 如果期望的话,设备604可发送(自动地、响应于用户输入、响应于RFID传输系统的激活等)某一类型的识别数据或信息,使得电子装置508或用户携带的便携设备的其它部分能存储信息以跟踪以下的一个或多个:训练活动的类型(例如,机器的类型等)、训练的长度、与训练相关联的一个或多个参数等。 If desired, device 604 may transmit (automatically, in response to user input, in response to activating the RFID transmission system, etc.) some type of identification data or information, such that the other portion can be stored in the electronic device 508 or a user carrying the portable device information to track one or more of the following: type (e.g., the type of machine and the like) of the training activities, the length of the training, the training associated with the one or more parameters.

[0084] —些运动表现活动不利用机器,但是他们可以在建筑物或设施的特别指定的房间或区域中进行。 [0084] - Some athletic performance activities do not use the machine, but they can be carried out in specially designated rooms or buildings or facilities in the area. 如上所述,可在场所提供传输装置(例如,装置606)以自动地、半自动地、或手动地发送指示用户存在的位置或房间的数据,可选地和在那儿发生的活动的类型一起发送(例如,基于日程或其它信息,例如,指示用户参与跳舞课、普拉提课、有氧运动课、搏击练习、举重等)。 Transmitted together as described above, transmission means may be provided in place (e.g., device 606) to automatically, semi-automatically, or manually user transmits data indicating the presence or location of the room, where optionally and activities occurring type (for example, based on schedule or other information, for example, instruct the user to participate in dance classes, pilates classes, aerobics classes, fighting exercises, weight lifting, etc.). 该房间可包括发送指示,例如,房间标识、在该时刻在房间中进行的活动的类型(例如,空手道课等)、用户进入时间、用户离开时间等的数据的无线传输系统(可选地由单独的用户激活,例如,通过按压按钮、打开灯、签到、签名离开、打开门等)。 The room may comprise transmitting an indication, e.g., room identification, the time for the type of activity in the room (e.g., class karate, etc.), the user enters the time data of the time the user leaves the wireless transmission system or the like (optionally substituted by individual user activation, e.g., by pressing a button, turn on the light, sign, to leave the signature, open doors, etc.). 例如,该发送的数据可由模块502、接口506、和/或电子装置508接收和存储。 For example, the transmitted data may be module 502, interface 506, and / or the electronic device 508 received and stored. 在一些情况下,即使不直接涉及机器,比如关于脚步计数、心率、脉搏、韵律、加速计数据或其它数据的信息,对模块502包括的传感器(如果有的话)能够检测和这些类型的训练相关联的至少一些数据。 In some cases, without directly involving the machine, such as the pace count, heart rate, pulse rate, rhythm, accelerometer data, or other information about the data, including the sensor module 502 (if any) capable of detecting the type of training, and at least some of the data associated with it. 例如,可由电子装置508、接口装置506和/或模块502从该数据导出关于训练的一些特征或参数,比如燃烧的卡路里、MET、速度、距离等,且可存储该数据和信息。 For example, by the electronic device 508, the interface device 506 and / or modules 502 derived from the data of certain features or parameters related to training, such as calories burned, MET, speed, distance, and may store the data and information. 即使模块502不能检测到关于训练的特定数据(比如脚步计数、心率等),房间或场所标识数据到电子装置508的传输(可选地通过模块502)也可以是对用户有用的,例如,以提供训练已经发生的指示和一些记录,和可选地指示训练类型的至少一些数据(可将该数据和信息键入和包括在用户的训练历史中)。 Even if the module 502 can not be detected on a particular training data (such as footsteps counted, heart rate, etc.), room or place identification data transmitted to the electronic device 508 (optionally via the module 502) may also be useful to the user, e.g., to at least some of the data indicates that training has occurred and provides a number of records, and optionally indicate the type of train (the data and information may be included in the type and history of the user's training).

[0085]即使在其中没有从其发送数据的机器、房间、或其它场所604的情况下和/或即使在其中模块502 (或接口装置506或电子装置508)不能感测关于训练的数据的情况下(例如,当在室外跑步、慢跑或走路时;当参与跳舞、有氧活动、或其它课程时;搏击练习;自由举重;团队运动(比如棒球、皇球、篮球、足球、美式足球等)等),也能够将训练信息键入电子装置508中。 [0085] Even in the case where data is transmitted without machine room or other location 604 and / or even where the module 502 (or interface device 506 or electronic device 508) can not be sensed on the data from the training case (for example, when the outdoor running, jogging or walking time; when involved in dance, aerobic activity, or other courses; fighting exercise; free weights; team sports (such as baseball, Huang ball, basketball, soccer, American football, etc.) etc.), training information can be the type of the electronic device 508. 例如,可通过将训练信息手动地键入电子装置508中来提供该数据。 For example, the training information by manually typing the electronic device 508 to provide this data. 图8示出具有显示屏800的电子装置508的示例,该显示屏800具有允许用户在该情况下输入关于训练或活动的信息的示例的用户界面810。 FIG 8 shows an example of an electronic device having a display screen 800 508, having the display screen 800 allows the user to input sample information regarding training or activity in which case the user interface 810. 当可键入很多种的信息和不同类型信息的组合时,该示例界面810包括通过其从列表中选择进行的活动的类型的面板802和通过其可键入活动的类型(例如,可选地在面板802中找不到的活动)的另一面板804。 When the can type a wide variety of combinations of different types of information and information of the time, the example interface 810 which includes a through type selection from the list of active panel 802 and which can be typed by type of activity (e.g., optionally panel 802 not found in the activity) of another panel 804. 另外,如果期望的话。 In addition, if desired. 该用户界面810包括允许用户记录与训练或活动相关联的时间和/或定时信息的“开始”、“停止”和“暂停”按钮。 The user interface 810 includes allowing the user to record and time associated with training or activity and / or "start", "stop" and "pause" button timing information. 再次,如果对模块502包括的传感器能够检测与这些类型的训练相关联的至少一些数据,比如脚步计数、心率、脉搏或其它数据,则可收集该数据,发送到电子装置508,存储,在显示屏80上呈现和/或与特定训练相关联。 Again, if the sensor module 502 is capable of detecting includes at least some of these types of data associated with the training, such as pace count, heart rate, pulse, or other data, the data may be collected, transmitted to the electronic device 508, is stored in the display and / or associated with a particular training presented on screen 80. 即使当从可用的传感器产生很少或没有实际训练数据或很少或没有实际训练数据可用时,以该方式的数据的收集对于为用户提供指示他/她的完整训练历史(例如,训练日期、出席情况、训练长度等)的至少一些信息也是有用的。 Even when produced little or no actual training data or training with little or no actual data are available from available sensors to collect data in this manner to provide users with an indication of his / her complete training history (for example, training dates, attendance at least some information, training, length, etc.) are also useful.

[0086] 而且,可提供将数据输入到界面屏幕800中的任意期望的方式而不脱离本发明的范围,比如键盘、鼠标、轨迹球、滚动球、触针、钢笔、触摸屏、触摸板、旋转输入装置等。 [0086] Further, to provide input data in any desired manner without departing from the scope of the interface screen 800 according to the present invention, such as a keyboard, mouse, trackball, roller ball, a stylus, a pen, a touch screen, a touch pad, rotating an input device or the like. 这种界面系统和输入装置是电子装置领域公知和公用的。 This interface system and the input device is an electronic device known in the art and the public.

[0087] 当然,可通过用户界面810请求和/或键入任意期望的数据信息或内容而不脱离本发明的范围。 [0087] Of course, the request 810 and / or any desired type of information or data content without departing from the scope of the present invention through the user interface. 作为更特定的示例,可以在比上述结合图8所述的更小的级别上请求和/或提供数据输入。 As a more specific example, can request and / or provide data at the input is smaller than the above in conjunction with FIG. 8 levels. 例如,根据活动类型、用户设置等,可经由界面810请求关于活动的定时、持续时间、强度或其它特征的更详细的信息。 For example, according to the type of activity, user programs, etc., regarding the timing of activities may request via interface 810, for more detailed information duration, intensity or other characteristics. 例如,如果选择的活动是“自由重量”或“重量练习”,则根据本发明的至少一些示例的用户界面800可请求键入附加信息,比如执行的举重的类型(例如,蹲举式举重(squat)、硬举(dead lift)、仰卧举重(bench press)、硬推(militray press)、举重练习(curl)等);执行的组数;每组重复的数目;每组举起的重量等;等。 For example, if the selected event is "free weight" or "weight training," the user interface according to at least some examples of this invention 800 may request type additional information, such as the type weightlifting performed (e.g., squat formula weights (Squat ), hard lift (dead lift), weightlifting supine (bench press), pushed hard (militray press), weight training (curl), etc.); groups by number; each repeated number; each weight lifted and the like; Wait. 附加地或替代地,如果期望的话,重量机器和/或单独的重量可包括允许将某些信息自动传输到电子装置508 (可选地通过模块502和/或接口装置506)的电子模块(例如,比如用于感测方向改变的加速计等和传输系统(比如RFID发射器)),该信息比如重复计数(重量的每个上/下运动)、每组的重量信息、组的数目等。 Additionally or alternatively, if desired, the weight of the machine and / or a separate weight may include allowing some information is automatically transmitted to the electronic device 508 (optionally through the module 502 and / or the interface means 506) of the electronic module (e.g. , such as accelerometers and transmission systems (such as an RFID transmitter) for sensing a direction change), information such as the repeat count (the weight of each of the up / down motion), the weight information of each group, the number of groups and the like. 该传输系统可以是自动、手动、或半自动激活的。 The transmission system may be automatic, manual, or semi-automatically activated.

[0088] 根据本发明的示例的系统和方法可对用户提供很多种有用的信息、特征和/或数据。 [0088] can provide a wide variety of information useful to a user of the exemplary systems and methods according to the present invention, features and / or data. 例如,根据本发明的示例的系统和方法允许用户存储和检索关于一个或多个训练的数据,例如,该数据可被存储在本地计算机702、远程系统704上、存储在便携装置502、506和/或508等上。 For example, the systems and methods according to examples of the present invention allows the user to store and retrieve data for one or more training, for example, the data may be stored on the local computer 702, the remote system 704, and stored in the portable devices 502,506 / 508 or the like. 可由用户存储、检索和进一步处理和分析任意感测的数据、定时信息等。 By a user store, retrieve, and any further processing and analysis of the sensed data, the timing information. 根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可进一步允许用户将他们的训练常规、数据和/或健康程度与其它信息比较,比如:他们自己的存储的训练;存储的远程系统704的其它用户的训练(可选地特定个体的训练,比如朋友、训练伙伴等;相同或类似大小、重量、年龄、性另O、健康程度等的用户等);熟知的运动员或名人的类似训练;等。 According to at least some example systems and methods may further allow users to their training routine, data and / or the health of the comparison and other information, such as the present invention: their own storage training; other users stored in the remote system 704 training (optionally individual's specific training, such as friends, training partners and so on; the same or similar user size, weight, age, sexual another O, the degree of health, etc.); similar training well-known athlete or celebrity; and so on. 作为另外的示例,如果期望的话,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可进一步允许用户将他们的训练常规、数据和/或健康程度与关于运动项目的信息进行比较,他们可以参与或可以不参与这种运动项目,比如公路赛跑、自行车事件、三项全能运动等(例如,“在去年的海军陆战队马拉松中现今的时间在何处结束”,“我和去年的环法冠军的速度比较起来怎样”等)。 As a further example, if desired, at least some systems and methods exemplary of the present invention may further allow the user to their training routine, data and / or the health of the comparison with the information about sports, they can participate or may this movement is not involved in the project, such as road racing, bike events, triathlons, etc. (for example, "in the last year, the Marine Corps marathon in today's time where to stop," "me and last year's winner of the Tour de France speed By comparison how "and so on).

[0089] 根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法还可用于对用户提供和/或建议训练(例如,预编程的训练,可选地考虑多种因素,比如用户的年龄、高度、重量、健康程度、性别、过去的表现、目标等)。 [0089] According to at least some example systems and methods of the present invention can be used to provide the user and / or training recommendations (e.g., pre-programmed training, optionally consider a variety of factors, such as the user's age, height, weight, health, gender, past performance, goals, etc.). 这种训练可由健康专家设计,例如,对于单独的用户、对于一般种类和一般群组的用户等。 This training by health experts to design, for example, for a single user, for general categories and general groups of users. 可将训练或关于训练的信息下载到便携电子装置508(例如,经由计算机702、从远程系统704等),且可设计该训练或关于训练的信息以在训练开始之前和/或当训练进行时,可选地实时向用户提供信息。 When can a training or information about the training downloaded to the portable electronic device 508 (e.g., via a computer 702, from the remote system 704, etc.), and may be designed training or information about the training to before the start of training and / or when training for optionally provide real-time information to the user. 例如,下载的训练可向用户提供很多种信息,比如:实时训练参数反馈(例如,速度、覆盖的距离、爬的台阶、椭圆的、或其它速率信息、燃烧的卡路里、经过的时间等);训练活动或机器改变信息(例如,当移动到新的机器或活动时你已经完成跑步机,移动到固定自行车20分钟;”,机器设置改变信息(例如,手动或自动执行)等);与先前训练或与用户的“个人最好成绩”等实时比较的信息)。 For example, downloading of training can provide the user with a variety of information, such as: Real-time training parameter feedback (e.g., speed, distance covered, climb stairs, elliptical, or other rate information, calories burned, elapsed time, etc.); training activities or machine change information (e.g., when moving to a new machine or activity when you have finished the treadmill, move to the stationary bike 20 minutes; "machine setting change information (e.g., manually or automatically) and the like); previous training or information and the user's "personal best" real-time comparison).

[0090] 另外,电子装置508上下载和/或呈现的信息不限于训练信息。 [0090] Further, information on the electronic device 508 downloads and / or training information is not limited to presentation. 电子装置508还可提供警告或提醒(例如,合适的热身或缓和提醒,特别地当感测到活动的突然改变时(例如,由模块502)等;过练习警告(例如,通过比较连续的或近来日期的训练);营养提醒;等)。 The electronic device 508 may also provide a warning or a reminder (e.g., suitable warm-up alert or alleviation, particularly when sensing a sudden change in sensed activity (e.g., by the module 502) and the like; exercise too warning (e.g., by comparing successive or recent training date); nutrition reminder; and so on). 而且,因为根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法能够存储关于由用户随时间执行的训练的信息,所以他们能够识别用户的喜好并提供定制的训练或建议其某些训练或部分,使得用户的训练常规改变(帮助防止厌倦)和帮助他/她更好地实现他们的目标。 Further, since it is possible to store information about the training time by the user performed at least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention, they can identify the user's preference and to provide customized training or training or some portion thereof is recommended, so that the user training routine modifications (to help prevent boredom) and help him / her to better achieve their goals. 根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可被编程并适于提供随时间的用户奖励,例如,基于持续的使用、达到预设的目标等。 At least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention may be programmed and adapted to provide a user incentives over time, e.g., based on continued use, reaches a preset goals. 可提供任意类型的奖励,比如礼物、奖品、优惠券、折扣券、激励音频或视频内容等,如将在下面更详细地描述的。 We can provide any type of reward, such as gifts, prizes, coupons, discount coupons, incentives and other audio or video content, as will be described in more detail below.

[0091] 因为根据本发明的示例的系统和方法的至少一些部分可从多个用户接收数据,所以即使当用户没有身体地位于相同区域和/或没有同时竞争时(例如,虚拟的赛跑或竞争),用户也可彼此竞争和/或否则比较他们的运动表现。 [0091] For data received from a plurality of users at least some part of the system and method of the example of the present invention may be, even when the user is not located in the same region of the body and / or without competing (e.g., a virtual race or competition simultaneously ), users can compete against each other and / or otherwise compare their athletic performance. 这些特征能帮助激励用户和保持他们对训练常规感兴趣。 These features can help motivate users and keep them interested in the training routine. 另外,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法能够基于其它用户(不论“其它用户”是否是该最初用户知道的)遵循的训练程序向用户建议新的训练程序,可选地是由类似尺寸、重量或年龄;相同性别;相同的一般健康程度等的其它用户遵循或实践的程序。 Further, at least some example systems and methods of the present invention can be based on other users (whether "other user" if the user knows that the first) training procedure followed proposed new training program to a user, by similarly sized optionally , weight or age; the same sex; the same degree of general health or other user to follow the practice of the program. 这种特征能够激励用户在多种不同的训练常规和他们的朋友或其它用户竞争并击败他们。 This feature can encourage users to compete and beat them in a variety of different training routine and their friends or other users. 改变训练常规还可以帮助用户更快地提高、达到他们的目标、突破“平台”等。 Change the training routine can also help users improve more quickly, achieve their goals, breaking the "platform" and so on.

[0092] 虽然描述在该子部分中描述的本发明的多种方面为向/从便携电子装置508提供数据和信息,但是本领域技术人员将认可可向/从其它装置发送数据和信息而不脱离本发明的范围,比如模块502,接口装置506,用户的PC或其它输入装置或锻炼设备604或702等。 [0092] Although the various aspects of the present invention are described in the sub-section is described for providing data and information to / from the portable electronic device 508, those skilled in the art will be recognized to / from other devices and transmit data information without departing from the scope of the invention, such as module 502, the interface device 506, the user's PC or other input device 604, or the like or the exercise device 702.

[0093] D.根据本发明的示例的系统和方法中主观用户输入和/或反馈的使用 [0093] D. using input and / or feedback systems and methods according to the present invention, an example of the subjective user

[0094] 根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法以多种方式利用用户反馈或用户输入,例如,以更好地定制训练;改变或改进训练娱乐和/或激励内容;维持训练“健康”等。 [0094] According to at least some example systems and methods of the present invention in a variety of ways using the user input or user feedback, for example, to better customized training; training changes or modifications entertainment and / or motivational content; keeping training "health" Wait. 图9图示根据本发明的系统和方法的一个示例,其中用户反馈用于在训练开始之前和/或在训练常规的早期阶段选择训练的一个或多个特征。 9 illustrates an exemplary system and method according to the present invention, wherein the feedback for the user and / or one or more features selected at an early stage of training the training routine or before the start of training. 如图所示,在该示例中,电子装置508的屏幕800对于面板900中的训练对话显示所选的训练的一般特征(例如,单独的训练活动)。 As shown, in this example, the electronic device 508 of the screen 800 of the selected training general characteristics (e.g., separate training activities) For the training session the display panel 900. 在向着训练开始的某时间(例如,在实际开始之前、期间、或在初始热身时间段之后等),提示用户输入指示他或她今天“感觉”怎样的信息。 In a time toward the beginning of training (for example, before the actual start, during, or after the initial warm-up time, etc.), it prompts the user indicates that he or "feel" what message her today. 更具体地说,在该图示的示例中,随着热身时间段开始或进行(如由在显示面板900中示出的训练日程中加深的时间槽指示的),该示例的系统和方法要求用户输入关于对于当天的要求训练级别的信息(例如,提供输入按钮902a、902b和902c以分别允许用户指示对于当天要求“轻”、“中”还是“强”)。 More specifically, in the illustrated example, as the warm-up period starts or (as indicated by deepening the display panel 900 shown in the time slot of the training schedule), a system and method of this example requires for information on user input required level of training of the day (for example, to provide input button 902a, 902b and 902c, respectively, to allow the user to indicate the day of the requirements for the "light", "medium" or "strong"). 可提供训练级别的任意数目的可能的选择而不脱离本发明的范围。 Training may be provided any number of levels may be selected without departing from the scope of the invention. 可选地,可以与激励、指导和/或警告媒体内容一起对用户显示该用户界面,如下面更详细地描述的(例如,鼓励用户选择强训练级别的音频内容、过去训练的提醒等)。 Alternatively, the motivation, guidance and / or warnings with media content to the user to display the user interface, as described in more detail below (for example, encourage users to choose strong level of training of audio content, past training reminders).

[0095] 至少部分地取决于所选的训练级别,训练的特性或参数显著地变化。 [0095] at least partially dependent change significantly the level of training, training characteristics or parameters selected. 例如,如果期望的话,作为训练的一部分包括的活动的类型可根据所选的训练级别而改变。 For example, if desired, including the type of activity as part of the training may vary according to the selected level of training. 作为另一示例,可根据所选的训练级别改变一个或多个活动的一个或多个持续时间。 As another example, a change of one or more active or more depending on the selected duration of the training level. 作为又一示例,如果期望的话,可改变阻力的量、定时/速度/距离目标、卡路里燃烧目标、总的训练时间、倾斜程度、自由举重的组数、每组重复的数目、自由举重重量程度等的一个或多个,以增加或减小“训练级别”。 As another example, if desired amount, the resistance may be changed, the timing / speed / distance to the target, target calories burned, total training time, the degree of inclination, the number of sets of free weights, each repeated number, the degree of free weights by weight such as one or more, to increase or decrease the "level of training." 而且,可使用上述可能的改变的多种组合(以及其它可能的改变)来对于用户至少部分地基于用户关于期望的训练级别的输入来改变“训练级别”。 Moreover, the above may be used various combinations of possible changes (and other possible variations) to the user at least in part, on user input regarding a desired level of training to change the "level of training." 而且,可进行训练级别的增加或减小的任意期望的量而不脱离本发明的范围。 Moreover, any desired amount of the increase or decrease of the level of training may be made without departing from the scope of the invention. 如果期望的话根据本发明的该示例的系统和方法可允许指示训练级别参数的更详细的用户输入,包括选择用于单独的活动和/或整个训练的多个参数或目标的用户输入。 If desired, may allow for a more detailed level of training parameters indicative of user input systems and methods according to this example of the present invention, including a user input for selecting individual activities and / or one or more parameters of the entire target training.

[0096] 如果期望的话,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可允许用户“继续练习(drill down)”以观看(且可能地改变)关于特定训练或活动的更多信息。 [0096] If desired, at least some example systems and methods of the present invention may allow a user to "continue to practice (drill down)" to view (and possibly change) or more information about a particular training activity. 例如,如果期望的话,用户可进行标识的训练活动之一(例如,跑步机),该动作可打开标识关于该活动的附加信息(例如,跑步机、跑步机倾斜、跑步机预设程序信息等)的另一用户界面/输入面板。 For example, if desired, the user can be identified by one of the training activities (eg, treadmill), the action opens identify additional information about the activity (eg, treadmill, treadmill incline, treadmills, etc. preset program information ) another user interface / input panel. 如果期望的话,用户能够修改单独的训练或活动的更具体的方面,例如,通过这种附加的用户界面/输入面板或以其它方式。 If desired, the user can modify the activity of the individual training or more specific aspect, for example, this additional user interface / input panel or otherwise. 可提供用于接受用户输入的任意期望数目的“继续练习”面板和/或级别而不脱离本发明的范围。 May be provided for receiving any desired number input by the user "continued to practice" panels and / or levels without departing from the scope of the invention.

[0097] 基于主观用户输入的用户训练的选择和/或修改不限于预训练、预热身和/或早期训练阶段。 [0097] Based on the user selection training subjective user input and / or modification are not limited to pre-training, the pre-warm up and / or early training phase. 而是,根据本发明的一些示例的系统和方法可周期性地提示用户指示他们“感觉”如何和/或指示是否应该以某种方式改变训练参数。 Rather, the systems and methods according to some examples of this invention can be periodically prompt the user to indicate that they "feel" how and / or indicating whether the training parameter should be changed in some way. 这些提示可在训练或活动期间在多种不同时刻自动发生,例如,U0预定间隔;在训练或活动中的预定时间;当系统感测到用户过于难以“维持”该训练时;当系统感测到用户保持训练太容易时(例如,基于脉搏或心率数据等);当用户有可能超过他/她的个人最好成绩、达到目标或里程碑时等。 These tips may occur automatically during training or activity in a variety of different times, e.g., U0 predetermined interval; predetermined time or training activities; when the system senses that the user is too difficult to "maintenance" when the train; when the system senses when the user keeps training too easy (for example, based on the pulse or heart rate data, etc.); when the user is likely to exceed his / her personal best to reach the target or milestones. 这种特征能帮助激励用户和帮助他们更快地增加他们的健康程度和/或达到他们的健康目标,同时帮助避免用户厌倦和过练习(和可能的挫折)。 This feature can help motivate users and help them to increase their level of health more quickly and / or to achieve their health goals, while helping users avoid boredom and excessive exercise (and possible frustrations).

[0098] 图10图示提供其中在训练活动的过程期间提示用户提供反馈的示例用户界面的电子装置508的显示屏800的示例。 [0098] FIG. 10 illustrates an example display screen which provides an electronic device prompts the user during the course of training activities of providing feedback to an example user interface 508 800. 如图所示,进程面板1000向用户示出他们当前的训练活动(在该示例中椭圆练习)和该活动完成的程度(在示例中,完成12% )。 As illustrated, the process panel 1000 shown to the user their current training activities (elliptical exercise in this example) and the degree of completion of the activity (in the example, 12% complete). 在该示例训练中的这个时间,系统提示用户他们的主观反馈(区域1002),询问用户是否应该改变训练。 In this example, this time in training, the system prompts the user to their subjective feedback (region 1002), asks the user whether it should change the training. 在该图示的示例中,用户界面区域1002提供指示几个用户选项的按钮,S卩:维持初始训练活动参数1002a ;增加训练活动时间目标1002b ;减少训练活动时间目标1002c ;增加训练活动距离目标1002d ;减少训练活动距离目标1002e ;增加训练活动强度1002f ;减少训练活动强度1002g ;改变到所选训练常规中的下一活动1002h(在该界面区域1004中指示下一类型的活动为“跑步机”训练活动);暂停训练1002i ;或停止训练1002j。 In the illustrated example, the user interface 1002 to provide an indication area several user options button, S Jie: maintain the initial training activities parameters 1002a; 1002b certain time to increase training activities; reduce the training time of the target activity 1002c; increasing distance from the target training activities 1002D; reducing the distance to the target training activities 1002e; training activities to increase the strength of 1002F; reduced strength training activities 1002G; changed to the next event in the selected training routine 1002H (indicating the type of the next event in the interface region 1004 is "treadmill "training activities); pause training 1002i; or stop training 1002j. 可在用户界面区域1002中包括任意期望的信息、改变选项等和/或可使得将与上述的信息类似的信息通过多个输入屏幕可用而不脱离本发明的范围。 Region 1002 in the user interface may be included in any desired information, and other options to change and / or may be such that the above-described information similar to that available without departing from the scope of the present invention by a plurality of input screens. 而且,如果期望的话,可呈现该用户界面屏幕具有合适的激励、指导和/或警告信息(例如,鼓励用户增加他/她的级别的音频或视频剪辑等)。 Also, if desired, may render the user interface screens have the right incentives, guidance and / or warnings (for example, to encourage users to increase his / her level of audio or video clips, etc.).

[0099] 还可由根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法在完成训练之后接收和使用主观用户输入。 [0099] may also be input by the systems and methods according to some examples of the present invention is used for receiving and at least after completion of the training subjective user. 图11和图12图示可用于训练后分析情况的用户界面屏幕的示例。 And FIG. 12 illustrates an example of the case where the analysis can be used to train a user interface screen 11 of FIG. 例如,如图11所示,一旦完成训练,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可被编程并适于在显示屏800上向用户提供训练信息。 For example, as shown, once the training is completed, at least some example systems and methods of the present invention 11 may be programmed and adapted to provide training information to the user on display 800. 在该图示的示例中,提供训练总结区域1100,指示训练的多种特征,比如:训练标识码(在该示例中“训练221”);“覆盖的距离”数据;“经过的时间”数据;和“平均步调”数据。 In the illustrated example, 1100, provide various features to the exercise training summary area, such as: training code (in this example, "Training 221"); "the distance covered" transactions; "elapsed time" data ; and "average pace" data. 可在训练总结区域1100中提供任意类型的数据或信息而不脱离本发明的范围,包括用户的身体或生理数据等。 We can provide any type of information or training data summary area 1100 without departing from the scope of the invention, including the user's physical or physiological data. 另外,如果期望的话,可对于训练(例如,跑步机、椭圆练习、举重等)中包括的每个单独的活动或分段提供训练总结数据,且对于多种不同活动提供的数据的类型可以是相同或不同的(例如与其它训练相比(固定自行车、椭圆练习、爬楼梯机器、室外跑步、划船等),跑步机训练,训练总结数据是不同的)。 Further, if desired, may be provided for training the training data summarized (e.g., treadmill, elliptical exercises, weight lifting, etc.) included in each individual segment or activity, and data for a plurality of different types of activities may be identical or different (e.g., different than other training (a stationary bicycle, an elliptical exercise machine climbing stairs, running outdoors, rowing, etc.), treadmill training, the training data summarized). 可提供滚动条、附加显示屏和/或在训练总结区域1100中提供附加信息的其它方式以允许包括和/或呈现在电子装置508上的区域1100内匹配的信息以外的信息。 Scroll bars may be provided, an additional display and / or otherwise provide additional information in the training area 1100 to allow the summary information other than the matching region 1100 comprises and / or presented on the electronic device 508.

[0100] 图11进一步示出和该训练后分析相关联的显示屏800上的主观用户输入区域1102。 [0100] Figure 11 and further illustrates the subjective analysis of the training users on a display screen 800 associated with the input area 1102. 更具体地说,根据本发明的该示例的系统和方法请求用户使用主观用户输入区域1102 “对训练分级”。 More specifically, the requesting user using the user input area 1102 subjective "training rating" The exemplary systems and methods of the present invention. 虽然任意期望的分级和/或可能的选项可对于主观用户分级可用而不脱离本发明的范围,但在该图示的示例中,用户具有对训练分级的六个选择,即太容易” 1102a、“容易” 1102b、“正常” 1102c、“难” 1102d、“太难” 1102e 和“最难” 1102f。有益地,在根据本发明的系统和方法的至少一些示例中,将在便携的、用户携带的电子装置508上在完成训练时立即向用户提供该主观分级性能(例如,分级区域1102),使得在用户的思想上立即反映出训练的真实的主观感受和效果。 While any desired grade and / or options may be possible without departing from the scope of the invention for subjective user rating is available, but in the illustrated example, the user has the choice of six trained classification, i.e. too easy "1102a, "easy" 1102b, "normal" 1102c, "hard" 1102d, "hard" and 1102e "hardest" 1102f. advantageously, at least some example systems and methods according to the present invention, the portable user carried on the electronic device 508 upon completion of the training provided to the user of the subjective ratings immediately performance (e.g., the staging area 1102), and such that the true effect of subjective feelings of the user are reflected immediately thought training.

[0101] 可由根据本发明的示例的系统和方法以多种方式使用主观数据。 [0101] subjective data can be used in various ways according to exemplary systems and methods of the present invention. 例如,一旦在图11的分级区域1102中接收到主观用户分级,则可提供另外的训练后分析屏幕1200(例如,如图12图示的)。 For example, upon receiving a subjective user rating region 1102 in FIG. 11 classification, additional training may be provided after the analysis screen 1200 (e.g., illustrated in FIG. 12). 该训练后分析屏幕1200使用主观分级信息并将当前训练的实际参数与关于相同或类似训练的客观历史数据相比较,以向用户提供关于该训练、他们的健康程度和/或他们在达到预设目标的进度的反馈。 After the training analyzes screen 1200 using a subjective rating information and training of the current actual parameters and compared on the same or similar training objective historical data to provide the user with regard to the training, their level of health and / or they reach a preset the goal of progress feedback. 如图12所示,在该示例中,用户将训练分级为“容易”(区域1202)根据本发明的该示例的系统和方法的训练后分析将该训练与其它训练进行比较。 12, in this example, the user training classified as "easy" (region 1202) and analyzed according to the training system of the exemplary methods of the present invention compared with other training training. 虽然可比较任意期望的参数,但在图示的示例中,比较当前训练的覆盖的客观总距离和平均步调数据与来自先前训练的客观数据并分级(可选地,来自具有相同或类似条件和/或参数的训练,包括至少一些相同活动的训练等)。 Although any desired parameters may be compared, in the illustrated example, the total distance and objective comparison of the current average pace with the training data coverage of the objective data from the previous training and classified (optionally, from having the same or similar conditions and / or parameters of training, including training of at least some of the same activities, etc.). 另外,在该示例中,主观用户数据用于提供指示该训练的主观分级和早前的训练比起来怎样的反馈(以区域1204中“注释”的形式)。 Further, in this example, data used to train the user subjective provide an indication of the subjective classification training and feedback compared to what earlier (in "Comments" in the form of area 1204). 可在区域1204中提供任意类型的注释和/或其它信息(或以一些其它方式,比如经由音频、经由电子邮件等),例如,指导反馈;激励或祝贺反馈;奖励信息(例如,优惠券或用于接收关于运动设备或服装的折扣的代码等)。 Can provide any type of comment and / or other information (or in some other manner, such as via audio, via email, etc.) feedback, for example, the guidance in the area in 1204; encourage or congratulate feedback; reward information (eg, coupons or code for receiving on sports equipment or clothing discounts, etc.). 主观反馈还可由根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法使用以便为用户自动修改将来的训练,例如,对于指示为“容易”或“太容易”的训练增加一个或多个训练参数(例如,距离目标、时间目标、强度或阻力级别设置等),对于指示为“太难”或“最难”训练减小一个或多个训练参数,和/或否则修改训练从而继续挑战和激励用户同时防止过练习、疲劳、挫折等。 Feedback may also be subjective to automatically modify future training for use by a user at least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention, e.g., an indication of the "easy" or "very easy" to increase training one or more training parameters (e.g., target distance, target time, or resistance level intensity setting, etc.), an indication of one or more training parameter is reduced to "hard" or "difficult" training, and / or otherwise modified so that training and motivate the user to continue to challenge while preventing over-exercise, fatigue, frustration and so on.

[0102] 主观和/或客观训练数据的比较不限于与由单独的用户做出的努力和/或由单独用户产生的历史数据的比较。 [0102] subjective and / or objective comparison is not limited to the training data is compared with the efforts made by individual users and / or historical data generated by the individual user. 如上面结合图7所述的,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可以与远程系统通信(例如,经因特网或其它网络连接),且多个用户可将他们的训练数据发送到一个或多个相同的远程系统。 As described above in conjunction with FIG. 7, may (e.g., via the Internet or other network connection) at least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention, a communication with a remote system, and multiple users may transmit their data to a training or a plurality of the same remote system. 因此,可将关于用户的训练的用户输入主观数据以及客观数据与由其它用户产生的训练数据和/或主观输入进行比较。 Thus, the user may be trained on the user input data and the subjective and objective data generated by other users training data and / or subjective comparison input. 以该方式,系统、方法和/或用户能够将他们的训练和健康与其它用户进行比较,比如特定个体(例如,他们的朋友、亲戚等);著名的运动员或名人;类似体型或其它特性(例如,相同性别;相同或类似年龄、高度、重量;相同的一般健康程度等)。 In this way, systems, methods, and / or users to their training and health and other users to compare, such as a specific individual (for example, their friends, relatives, etc.); famous athlete or celebrity; similar size or other characteristics ( For example, of the same sex; the same or similar age, height, weight; the same general health of the like). 而且,根据本发明的一些示例的系统和方法可提供对于个体完全新的训练,例如,基于用户的主观训练反馈;在系统中保存的其他人的“借鉴”的训练(例如,执行类似训练的人,类似年龄、高度、重量、健康程度等的人)。 Further, according to some example systems and methods according to the present invention may provide for an entirely new training subject, e.g., based on subjective train the user feedback; others stored in the system "reference" training (e.g., a similar training man, similar age, height, weight, and health of the people, etc.). 多个用户可参与虚拟赛跑或其它健康竞争(例如,第一个跑100英里的,第一个举起5000镑的等),则能够帮助保持激励用户并改进他们的健康。 Multiple users can participate in a virtual race or other healthy competition (for example, the first to run 100 miles, first raised £ 5,000, etc.), it can help motivate users to maintain and improve their health. 还可设计这种虚拟赛跑或竞争以具有慈善受益者,例如,其中用户获得跑每英里的金钱支持的保证等类似于用于为慈善募集金钱的实际的(非虚拟的)公路赛跑。 This can also be designed to have a virtual race or competition charitable beneficiaries, for example, where a user guaranteed money per mile run support, etc. similar to those used to raise money for charity real (non-virtual) road race.

[0103] E.在根据本发明的示例的系统和方法中音乐和其它内容的使用 [0103] E. In the example of using the system and method of the present invention, music and other content

[0104] 本发明的方面进一步涉及在运动表现感测和/或跟踪系统中音乐和/或其它音频和/或视频内容的使用。 [0104] further aspect of the invention relates to athletic performance sensing and tracking system music and / or other audio and video content and / or and / or. 在根据本发明的示例的系统和方法中这种内容是以多种方式有用的,例如,用于提供娱乐、信息、指导消息或提醒、激励内容等。 Is useful in the method and system according to the present invention, an example of such content in various ways, e.g., for providing entertainment, information, a guide message or reminder, motivational content and the like. 有益地,根据本发明的至少一些示例,除了能够如上所述地下载训练常规和/或数据之外,电子装置508还将构成或包括音频和/或视频呈现装置,其允许用户播放和/或下载音乐、视频或其它音频/视频数据以在训练过程期间呈现(例如,收音机、磁带播放器、MP3播放器、IPOD装置(可从California, Cupertino 的Apple Computer,Inc.贝勾买到)等)。 Advantageously, at least some examples of the present invention, in addition to a conventional download training and / or data can be other than as described above, the electronic device 508 also constitute or comprise audio and / or video presentation device that allows a user to play and / or download music, video or other audio / video data presented during the training process (eg, radios, cassette players, MP3 players, IPOD device (available from California, Cupertino's Apple Computer, Inc. Tony hook available), etc.) .

[0105] 虽然可以现有的方式使用音频或视频呈现装置,例如,使用在训练过程期间的用户控制内容和/或输出,但根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法允许在训练期间提供的内容呈现的更多的用户互动和控制。 [0105] Although conventional manner using audio or video presentation device, for example, using the user during the training process control content and / or output, but during training allows to provide at least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention. content presentation more interactive and user control. 例如,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可允许用户将他们自己的训练预编程和/或与音频/视频和/或其它内容“混合”,例如,以在期望的时间和以关于训练常规或锻炼程序的多种不同阶段的期望的定时或关系包括期望的音频/视频内容(例如,音乐回放、视频回放、指导或激励内容等)。 For example, at least some systems and methods exemplary of the present invention may allow the user to their training pre-programmed and / or audio / video and / or other content "mixed", for example, at a desired time and in about the training desired number of different stages or timing relationship routine or exercise program include the desired audio / video content (eg, music playback, video playback, guidance or motivational content, etc.). 可将多个训练常规,可选地用户混合的训练常规,存储和下载的训练常规(可选地包括预先选择的或用户选择的音乐),购买的训练常规(可选地包括预先选择的或用户选择的音乐)等存储在或下载到电子装置508。 May be a plurality of conventional training, the user optionally mixed with conventional training, training a conventional download and store (optionally including a pre-selected or user-selected music), for later training routine (optionally including a pre-selected or music selected by the user) and the like are stored in or downloaded to the electronic device 508. 而且,在利用输出装置、联网的连接、或其它计算机基站或远程站的系统和方法中,用户可使得他们的预编程的训练对其他人可用(例如,“公共可用”或否则对系统上的一个或多个其它个体选择性地可用),例如,用于经网络下载或否则发送到另一用户的电子装置508。 Further, using the output device, network connection, or other computer or remote base station systems and methods, users can make their preprogrammed training available to others (e.g., "publicly available" or otherwise to the system one or more other individuals are selectively available), e.g., for transmission to another user of the electronic device 508 via the network to download or otherwise.

[0106] 图13和图14图示了可用于允许用户(或其他人,比如教练、练习者等)创建他们自己的定制的训练常规(例如,用于他们自己的使用,用于由其他人使用等)的用户界面的示例特征。 [0106] Figures 13 and 14 illustrate that can be used to allow the user (or other people, such as coaches, practitioners, etc.) to create their own customized training routine (for example, for their own use, for by others example features used, etc.) of the user interface. 虽然这些图图示了使用电子装置508用于用户输入来提供用户界面和创建训练常规,但本领域技术人员将理解与整个系统通信的任意计算机(例如,经由因特网、经由有线连接等)可用于创建训练常规而不脱离本发明的范围,比如与电子装置508和/或来自图7的远程系统704通信的个人计算机702和/或另一计算机。 Although these figures illustrate the use of an electronic device 508 provides for user input to the user interface and create a training routine, those skilled in the art will appreciate that any computer system in communication with the entire (e.g., via the Internet, via a wired connection, etc.) may be used conventional training created without departing from the scope of the present invention, such as the electronic device 508 and / or a personal computer remote from the communication system 704 of FIG. 7 and / or another computer 702. 而且,虽然结合图13和图14示出和描述了特定的用户界面元件(例如,滚动条、输入区域等),但可使用其它用户界面元件、用户输入硬件和/或接收用户输入以创建和/或改变训练常规的特征的方式而不脱离本发明的范围。 Further, although in conjunction with FIGS. 13 and 14 shown and described specific user interface elements (e.g., scroll bars, input areas, etc.), although other user interface element, the user input hardware and / or receiving user input to create and / or change the way a conventional training features without departing from the scope of the invention.

[0107] 根据本发明的示例的用户创建的训练常规可包括一个或多个“部分”,其中“部分”构成特定类型的训练活动,比如:热身、走路、跑步、骑自行车、划船、锻炼设备或健身房机器(比如跑步机、爬楼梯机、椭圆机、锻炼自行车、划船机、越野滑雪模拟机等)、举重(自由重量或健身房机器)、瑜珈、跳舞、有氧运动、搏击、团队运动、缓和运动(cool-down)等。 [0107] The training of a conventional example of a user created the present invention may comprise one or a plurality of "partial", in which "part" constitute a particular type of training activities such as: warm-up, walking, running, cycling, rowing, exercise device or gym machine (such as a treadmill, stair climbing, elliptical machines, exercise bicycles, rowing machines, cross country skiing simulator, etc.), weights (free weights or gym machine), yoga, dance, aerobic, wrestling, team sports, cool-down (cool-down) and so on. 在该示例系统和用户界面中,可在训练常规中包括活动的任意组合而不脱离本发明的范围,例如,包括基于健身房或疗养院的活动、室外或自由范围活动、基于机器或自由(非机器)的活动、团队运动或个体活动等。 In this exemplary system user interface and can include any combination of activities without departing from the scope of the invention in a conventional training, for example, include those based on nursing home or gymnasium activities, free range or outdoor activities, based on machine or free (non-machine ) activities, team sports or individual activities.

[0108] 根据本发明的示例,如图13所示的,用户能够通过选择用户界面1300上的“添加部分”按钮1032开始创建训练,以将独特的“部分”或活动添加到训练常规。 [0108] The example of the present invention, shown in Figure 13, the user can select "Add Part" button 1300 on the user interface 1032 starts creating training to the unique "portion" or the motion addition to conventional training. 在该示例系统和接口中,将“部分”或活动添加到训练常规创建了“部分”或活动块1304a、1304b和1304c。 In the exemplary systems and interfaces, add 'part' or a conventional training activities to create a "portion" or movable block 1304a, 1304b, and 1304c. 虽然在图13中图示三个活动块1304a、1304b和1304c,但可在训练常规中包括任意数目的活动块,且可通过,例如,和滚动条1306互动或否则指示期望观看训练常规的其它部分来浏览关于训练常规的其它块。 Although the three movable blocks 13 is illustrated in FIG. 1304a, 1304b, and 1304c, but may include any number of conventional training activities blocks, and can, for example, a scroll bar 1306, and interact with, or otherwise indicate the desired viewing other conventional training section to browse other blocks on the training routine.

[0109] 一旦创建了部分或活动块,其可初始显现为空白或具有提供的“活动类型”的行(参看图13中活动块1304c中的“部分C”)。 [0109] Once the block creates or activities which may initially appear "active type" provided with blank or row (see FIG. 13 in the active block 1304c "portion C"). 用户随后可选择期望的活动类型。 The user may then select a desired type of activity. 例如,如图13所示的,在该示例的接口1300中添加部分或活动块1304c之后,用户可通过选择与部分C “活动类型”行相关联的“改变”块1308,来指示期望添加或改变“活动类型”。 For example, as shown in FIG. 13, after adding section 1304c or movable block, the user can select the portion C "activity type" line "change" associated with a block 1308, add or to indicate a desired interface 1300 of this example change the "type of activity." 该动作可使得出现可能的“活动”的列表(例如,作为“弹出框”、作为单独的屏幕、作为覆盖图等),且用户可从列表选择训练的期望的活动,例如,使用如在本领域中已知和使用的多种用户界面元件和互动机制和方法中的任意。 This action may cause the emergence of a possible "active" list (e.g., a "pop-up", as a separate screen as an overlay, etc.), and the user may select the training from a list of a desired activity, e.g., used as in the present variety of user interface elements and interaction mechanisms and methods known in the art and used in any.

[0110] 在选择活动类型之后,可选地以用户可改变的方式可以填入活动块的其它行。 [0110] After selecting the event type, the user may optionally be filled in other ways change the active line blocks. 所选的活动类型可影响填入在和/或包括在用于“部分”或活动的输入行的剩余中的数据或信息。 Effect of selected types of activities may be filled in and / or include the remaining data or information for the "portion" or the activity in the input line. 例如,利用锻炼机器的活动类型的选择可传播(populate)到部分1304a、1304b和/或1304c的其它行,以包括关于该机器的信息,比如期望的速度、期望的倾斜程度、期望的重量或其它阻力级别、其它期望的训练强度特征、期望的距离、期望燃烧的卡路里、期望进行的距离、期望的经过的总时间、期望的机器设置(比如斜坡、随机等)等。 For example, the use of the exercise machine of the type of activity selected propagate (the populate) the portion 1304a, 1304b, and / or other lines 1304c to include information about the machine, such as a desired speed, the desired inclination, a desired weight or other levels of resistance, other desirable strength characteristics of the training, the desired distance, the desired total time, calories burned, a desired distance, it is desirable through the desired machine settings (including slopes, random, etc.). 如果期望的话,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可允许用户更精细地定制训练常规,例如,通过提供在给定活动期间随时间控制和/或改变训练的期望的参数的能力(例如,随时间改变机器的斜坡、阻力或强度级别,随时间改变跑步速度等)。 If desired, at least some systems and methods examples may allow the user to more finely tailor the training routine, e.g., by providing during a given activity with time control and / or change the training desired parameter capability (e.g., according to the present invention changing the slope of the machine over time, the strength or resistance level, change with time, running speed). 虽然可以默认设置传播给定“部分”1304a、1304b和/或1304c的另外的行,例如,当初始选择部分和/或活动类型时,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可允许用户或其他人自由地定制和/或改变这些行的内容,例如,以任意期望的方式,如果期望的话,包括以上述用于改变“活动类型”的一般方式。 Although the default settings propagate given "section" 1304a, 1304b, and additional rows / or 1304c, for example, when the initial selection section and / or type of activity, at least some systems and methods exemplary of the present invention may allow a user or others are free to customize and / or changing the content of these lines, e.g., in any desired manner, if desired, including in the general manner described above for changing the "active type". 可选地,如果期望的话,可基于任意期望的信息确定默认设置(如果有的话),例如,该信息包括关于用户总的记录的训练历史的历史数据,用户对于该特定活动类型的训练历史、或用户的偏好或历史的其它特征(比如典型的经过的训练总时间、经过的距离、典型速度、典型倾斜或阻力设置、重量、年龄、重量减少/增加等)。 Alternatively, if desired, can be based on any desired information to determine the default setting (if any), for example, the information includes historical data on the total recorded training history of the user, the user for that particular type of training activity history , history or preferences, or other characteristics of the user (such as a typical training total elapsed time, distance traveled, typical speeds, typically disposed inclined or resistance, weight, age, weight decrease / increase, etc.).

[0111] 如图13所示,创建和关于多个训练部分1304a、1304b和1304c的数据输入包括可在训练的该部分过程期间呈现给用户的“歌曲”(或可选地其它媒体或其它内容)。 [0111] 13, creating a plurality of training and on portions 1304a, 1304b, and 1304c includes a data input may be presented to the user during the course of this part of the training "song" (or alternatively other media or other content ). 当电子装置508是媒体回放装置(比如MP3播放器、IPOD装置(可从California,Cupertino的Apple Computer, Inc.购买到)等)时,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可在训练常规的该部分期间播放用户指示的歌曲列表。 When the electronic device 508 is a media playback devices (such as MP3 players, IPOD apparatus (available from California, Cupertino of Apple Computer, Inc. to later), etc.), at least some example systems and methods of the present invention may be in conventional training playlist of songs for the period indicated by the user part. 如果期望的话,歌曲或其它媒体内容呈现可更特定地目标指向训练活动的特定时间或部分。 If desired, songs or other media content presentation specific time can be more specifically targeting training activities or in part. 以这些方式,用户在训练的过程期间能选择性地和容易地控制在训练常规和活动的多个部分期间呈现的媒体内容而不需要调整装置508的设置或输出。 In these ways, the user during the training process of selectively and easily controlled during the presentation of a plurality of the conventional part of the training activities and the media content without the need to adjust the settings or the output device 508.

[0112] 可提供呈现媒体内容的多个方式而不脱离本发明的范围。 A number of ways [0112] The media content may be provided without departing from the present scope of the invention. 例如,如果期望的话,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可以用户指定的顺序、以随机或变换的顺序、以连续循环的顺序等回放用户指示的歌曲。 For example, if desired, in the order of at least some of the exemplary systems and methods may be specified by the user according to the present invention, in a random or sequential transformations, and the like in a continuous loop playback order indicated by the user songs. 另外地或替代地,如果期望的话,用户可在将持续比活动的分配的时间或持续时间更长时间的该部分1304a、1304b或1304c的列表或行中包括媒体内容,且根据本发明的系统和方法能适于以任意期望的方式处理该情况(例如,通过当活动结束或改变时停止回放,和可选地当下次使用训练活动、训练部分1304a、1034b或1034c或媒体内容列表时从停止的位置或从中断的歌曲继续回放,等)。 Additionally or alternatively, if desired, the user may be persistent allocation ratio of activity time or duration longer the portion 1304a, 1304b, or 1304c list or row includes a media content, and the system according to the invention and the method can be adapted to stop in any desired manner to the case (e.g., when stopping the playback through the end of the event or change, and optionally used when the next training activities, training portion 1304a, 1034b or 1034c or the media content list position or resume playback from the song interrupts, etc.). 作为又一可能的选项,如果期望的话,回放可继续指导进行了下一训练活动(例如,如由模块502指示或感测的、用户输入等),以在训练活动之间继续提供娱乐和/或其它内容给用户。 As a further option possible, if desired, the playback can continue to guide the next training activities carried out (e.g., as indicated by a module or sensed 502, user input, etc.) to continue to provide entertainment and training activities between / or other content to the user. 可使用处理这些情况的其它期望的方式而不脱离本发明的范围。 You may be used to handle these situations other desired manner without departing from the scope of the invention. 而且,如果期望的话,可向用户提供在训练的过程期间以新的媒体选择代替预先选择的内容的能力。 Also, if desired, can be provided during the training process to select a new media instead of the pre-selected content to the user's ability.

[0113] 如果对于活动的持续时间指定不足的媒体内容,则根据本发明的示例的系统和方法还可以以任意期望的方式处理该情况而不脱离本发明的范围。 [0113] If the specified media content is insufficient for the duration of the activity, the exemplary methods and system according to the present invention can also handle the case in any desired manner without departing from the scope of the invention. 例如,可重复指定的歌曲或内容,可自动选择新的歌曲或内容(可选地,基于其它用户输入或历史,比如从用户列举的“喜好”、从最频繁播放的内容、从具有和用户标识的内容相似的一个或多个特性的内容(例如,具有类似节拍、韵律等的内容;来自相同艺术家或相同种类的内容;从包括该相同活动的其它用户训练“借鉴”的内容等)。可使用处理这些情况的其它期望的方式而不脱离本发明的范围。 For example, a song may be repeated a specified content or to automatically select a new song or content (alternatively, based on history or other user input, such as from a user list of "favorite", the most frequently played content, and the user from having SUMMARY one or more characteristics of the identified similar content (e.g., content having a similar tempo, rhythm and the like; from the same artist or the same type of content; content "learn" from other users of the same training includes the activity). You may be used to handle these situations other desired manner without departing from the scope of the invention.

[0114] 该图示的示例的训练部分1304a、1304b或1304c包括另一特征,S卩,一个或多个“激励歌曲”行。 [0114] Training section 1304a of the illustrated example, comprises a further feature 1304b or 1304c, S Jie, one or more "power song" line. 如果期望的话,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法的用户可选择一个或多个“激励歌曲”。 If desired, the user at least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention may optionally one or more "power song." 可在训练常规期间在多个时间播放该一个或多个激励歌曲(或其它音频/视频媒体内容),例如,努力帮助激励用户更好地或继续表现。 Can be played multiple times during a training routine in the one or more power song (or other audio / video media content), for example, efforts to help motivate users to continue or better performance. 例如,当健身房机器的用户接近具有最高强度的训练的部分时(比如高倾斜、高阻力级别、增加的速度等),根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可自动地输出激励歌曲之一(或其它媒体内容),以努力激励用户花费另外的努力来满足另外的增加的强度挑战。 For example, when the user approaches the machine training gym having the highest intensity portion (for example high tilt and high-level resistance, increased speed, etc.), one of the songs excitation exemplary systems and methods may be output automatically according to the present invention at least (or other media content), in an effort to encourage users to spend additional efforts to meet the additional challenge of increased strength. 作为另外的示例,可自动触发一个或多个激励歌曲,例如:当用户接近个人最好成绩时(例如,最好的分开时间(splittime)、最好的英里时间、最长的总距离等);当用户接近训练中的预定时间、距离或位置时;当用户落后于预定步调时;当用户接近预先选择的目标或里程碑时等。 As a further example, may automatically trigger one or more power song, for example: When the user approaches personal best (e.g., the best time to separate (splittime), the best time miles, the longest distance of the total) ; when the user approaches a predetermined time training, the distance or position; when the user behind a predetermined pace; etc. when a user approaches a target or pre-selected milestones. 可使用任意期望的时间、定时或其它参数来触发呈现激励内容而不脱离本发明的范围(将在下面更详细地描述其示例)。 May be used at any desired time, a timing or trigger other parameters without departing from the scope of the present motivational content of the present invention (examples of which will be described in more detail below). 该激励内容还可包括字母数字或文本的信息(例如,除了音频和/或视频内容之外或代替音频和/或视频内容)。 The motivational content may further include information or alphanumeric text (e.g., in addition to audio and / or video content, or in place of the audio and / or video content).

[0115] 作为又一示例,如果期望的话,装置508(或506)可包括“激励”硬件按钮,用户界面可包括“激励”图标,或否则整个系统可呈现对于用户在训练常规期间手动触发容易地可用的激励内容,使得用户能够容易地随意触发激励歌曲或其它内容的呈现(例如,如果他们开始感到昏睡或另外感到他们没有动力或落后于他们期望的输出或步调,如果他们简单地决定他们想加快步调或需要激励等)。 [0115] As yet another example, if desired, device 508 (or 506) can include "excitation" hardware buttons, the user interface may include "excitation" icon, or otherwise, the entire system may be presented to the user triggered manually during a training routine easy the available incentives content, enabling users to easily free to trigger a power song or other presentation of the content (for example, if they begin to feel lethargic or otherwise feel they have no incentive or behind their desired output or pace, if they simply decide they want or need to speed up the pace incentives).

[0116] 图14图示对于定制和混合根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法的用户的训练可用的另外的可能的特征。 [0116] Further possible features and FIG. 14 illustrates the mixing available for custom user according to at least some example systems and methods of the present invention is training. 除了上述一个或多个激励歌曲特征之外或替代上述的一个或多个激励歌曲特征,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可允许用户(或其它人)选择音频/视频“教练”或其它“激励者”,如果期望的话,以在训练之前、在训练进行时,和/或在训练之后向用户提供鼓励。 In addition to the one or more excitation song features described above or one or more alternative power song feature may allow a user (or others) for audio / video, "coach", or at least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention. other "motivators", if desired, to before training, during training carried out, and / or provide encouragement to the user after training. 例如,可使用图14所示的界面1400的用户界面区域1402选择该内容源(“添加”按钮1410a允许用户选择一个或多个可用选项以用作教练/激励者语音、视频等)。 For example, a user interface area 14 shown in FIG interface 1400 to select the content source 1402 (the "Add" button 1410a allows the user to select one or more options available to serve as a trainer / excitation's voice, video, etc.). 可使用任意期望的音频/视频内容而不脱离本发明的范围,包括,例如,下面的人的语音或视频:用户的教练或练习者;著名的运动员或名人(例如,可选地从外部源,比如上述结合图7描述的远程源74由用户选择;存储在电子装置508上的存储器中等);用户的配偶;用户的孩子;用户等。 Using any desired audio / video content without departing from the scope of the present invention, including, for example, the following human voice or video: a user or trainer practitioners; famous athlete or celebrity (e.g., optionally from an external source , such as a remote source 74 described above in conjunction with FIG. 7 selected by a user; memory medium is stored on the electronic device 508); user's spouse; child user; users. 如果期望的话,用户界面1400还包括用户互动和/或输入元件,比如图标或按钮1404a和1404b,其允许用户记录或引入(经图7的网络从比如远程源704的外部源)任意期望的音频和/或视频内容以用作教练或激励内容(例如,用户的孩子的语音鼓励父母真正更加努力达到更强的目标等)。 If desired, the user interface 1400 also includes a user interaction and / or input elements, such as icons or buttons 1404a and 1404b, which allows users to record or introduction (via the network of FIG. 7 from such a remote source external source 704) to any desired audio and / or video content for use as a coach or motivational content (for example, a child of the user's voice encourages parents to really work harder to achieve more goals, etc.).

[0117] 如由图14的用户界面1400的区域1406示例的,对于自动触发或激活教练/激励者内容,很多种选项和/或情况是可用的。 [0117] As an example of the area 1406 in FIG. 14 user interface 1400, for the automatic triggering or activation trainer / motivator content, a wide variety of options and / or conditions are available. 可由用户选择任意数目的不同触发事件或情况并用在给定训练常规或活动中而不脱离本发明的范围(可选地在教练/激励者内容的连续激活之间具有一些延迟,例如,以给予用户响应于先前的教练/激励者内容做出另外的努力的机会,以防止内容的重叠等)。 Selectable by the user any number of different triggering events or conditions and used in a given training routine or activities without departing from the scope of the invention (optionally have some delay between the activation of successive coaches / motivator content, e.g., to give user response to a previous coach / motivator content make another chance effort to prevent overlapping content, etc.). 例如,可使用“添加”按钮1410b选择一个或多个用户期望的触发。 For example, an "add" button 1410b to select one or more desired user trigger. 而且,其不同的训练或部分可包括并使用不同的触发或激励事件,可选地,由用户选择和确定的事件。 Further, their different training or the use of different and may include a portion of the excitation trigger event or, alternatively, selected by the user and the determined events. 用于教练/激励者内容的可能的触发的示例包括:落后于预定步调(例如,比实际的触发步调级别慢;比基本或平均步调慢一定百分比等);接近个人最好成绩(或个人最差成绩);用于预定的经过时间的训练;到达预定距离或位置;到达预定组数或重复数;接近训练的困难或剧烈部分;脉搏或心率下降等。 Examples of possible trigger for coach / motivator content comprises: a predetermined pace behind (e.g., than the actual trigger level slower pace; slower pace than the basic or average percentage, etc.); close personal best (or most individuals difference scores); for the training of a predetermined elapsed time; reaches a predetermined distance or position; reaches a predetermined number of groups or the number of repetitions; or severe difficulty approaching train partially; pulse or heart rate and the like. 而且,如果期望的话,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可具有自动或默认的触发,可选地是除了用户选择的激活触发之外激活的触发。 Further, if desired, at least some example systems and methods of the present invention may have a default or automatically triggered, optionally in addition to a user-selected trigger activation of the trigger activation. 不需要设计该系统在经历每个触发事件期间触发教练或激励者内容,例如,如果这样做将造成过渡曝光于教练/激励者内容。 The design of the system does not need to trigger a coach or experienced motivator content during each trigger event, for example, if doing so would cause overexposure to the coach / motivator content.

[0118] 如果期望的话,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法另外地或替代地可包括和向用户呈现“奖励内容”。 [0118] If desired, at least some example systems and methods of the present invention additionally or alternatively may comprise presenting and "bonus content" to the users. 用户可通过该示例用户界面1400的区域1408来键入和/或控制奖励内容。 1408 to type and / or the user may control the bonus content exemplary user interface 1400 of the region. 奖励内容可以以多种不同形式而不脱离本发明的范围,比如来自名人、著名运动员、配偶、孩子、教练、练习者等的音频和/或视频祝贺讲话(例如,类似于上述指导/激励内容的源)。 Bonus content can be in many different forms without departing from the scope of the invention, such as those from celebrities, famous athletes, spouse, children, coaches, practitioners and other audio and / or video congratulations speech (eg, similar to the above instructions / motivational content source). 另外地或替代地,如果期望的话,奖励内容可构成奖励歌曲,例如,由用户选择,从由用户创建的预定列表选择等。 Additionally or alternatively, if desired, may constitute bonus song bonus content, e.g., selected by the user from a predetermined list created by the user selection. 类似通过使用用户界面1402选择的教练/激励者内容,可使用任意期望的用户界面系统或元件,例如,“添加“按钮1410c来选择用于奖励内容的内容源,上述用户界面系统或元件允许从列表选择用于奖励内容的一个或多个可用选项。 Similarly coach / motivator content, user interface or the system may use any desired element, e.g., "add" button 1410c by a selection using the user interface 1402 to select a content source for the bonus content of the user interface elements allow the system or from select one or more list of available options for bonus content. 该奖励内容可来源于任意期望的源,比如来自外部源,比如上述结合图7所述的远程源704 ;在电子装置508上的存储器中存储等。 The premium content can be derived from any desired source, such as from an external source, such as described above in conjunction with FIG. 7, the remote source 704; and the like stored in the memory 508 on the electronic device. 如果期望的话,比如图标或按钮1404a和1404b的用户互动元件也可用于记录或引入(经图7的网络从比如远程源704的外部源)任意期望的音频和/或视频(或其它)内容以用作奖励内容。 Audio and / or video (or other) content, if desired, such as icons or buttons 1404a and 1404b of the user interaction elements can also be used for recording or introduction (via the network of FIG. 7 from such a remote source external source 704) of any desired as a bonus content. 虽然在图14没有示出,但用户界面1400也可接受用户输入以指示用于激活奖励内容的时间和/或触发,例如,用于任意类型的目标的实现(例如,跑了一圈或分开的时间或距离,或比某个步调快;当举重时增加重量、组或重复的数目;增加锻炼机器上的倾斜或阻力级别;增加活动中经过的总时间或距离;成功实现由教练或激励者指示的目标等)。 Although not shown in FIG. 14, but the user interface 1400 can also accept user input to indicate the time for activating the bonus content and / or triggered, for example, implemented for any type of object (e.g., lap or separately time or distance, or faster than a certain pace; increase in weight when the weight lifting, or repeated the number of groups; increasing exercise inclined or resistance level on the machine; increase the total elapsed time or distance of activity; successful or excited by a coach target player's instruction, etc.). 例如,类似于区域1406的用于触发教练/激励者内容的区域可用于指定用户选择的奖励触发。 For example, similar to the 1406 area for triggering the coach / motivator content area can be used to specify user-selected bonus trigger.

[0119] 虽然可以在训练或活动的结尾呈现奖励内容,但这不是必须的。 [0119] Although the bonus content can be presented at the end of training or activity, but this is not necessary. 而是,如果期望的话,可在运动表现期间的任意相关时间呈现奖励内容,例如,对于任意类型的目标或里程碑的实现(例如,跑了一圈或分开的时间或距离,或比某个步调快;当举重时增加重量、组或重复的数目;增加锻炼机器上的倾斜或阻力级别;增加活动中经过的总时间或距离等)。 But, if desired, may be presented at any time during the athletic performance related bonus content, for example, to achieve the goals or milestones of any type (for example, ran a lap time or distance or separate, or more than a pace fast; weight increase when lifting weights, the number of groups or repeated; increasing exercise inclined or resistance level on the machine; activity increases the total elapsed time or distance, etc.). 在多个中间时间段呈现奖励内容能起到向用户另外提供激励内容的双重目的。 Bonus content presented in more intermediate periods provide additional incentives can play content to users dual purpose. 奖励内容还可构成字母数字或文本内容(例如,除了音频和/或视频内容之外或代替音频和/或视频内容)。 Premium content or may constitute alphanumeric text (e.g., in addition to audio and / or video content, or in place of the audio and / or video content).

[0120] 图15图示电子装置508的显示屏800的使用示例,其用于提供包括激励内容的用户界面1500,例如,帮助激励用户延伸他们的训练,改进他们的表现,和/或达到或超过他们期望的健康目标或个人最好成绩。 Use Example [0120] FIG. 15 illustrates a display screen 508 of the electronic device 800, comprising a user interface for providing motivational content 1500, for example, to help motivate the user to extend their training, improve their performance, and / or up or more than they expected health goals or personal best. 随着在该示例系统和方法中训练常规继续,电子装置508接收速度、距离和定时信息,并将该信息和用户的关于他/她的个人最好成绩的过去的训练数据比较。 Continues, the electronic device 508 receives the speed, distance and timing information along with regular training in the exemplary system and method, and compares the training data and the user information on his / her personal bests past. 在该图示的示例中,在区域1502中向用户显示总距离、经过的时间、和当前速度数据。 In the illustrated example, the total distance, elapsed time, speed, and current data to a user in the region of 1502. 另外,在该示例中关于现有训练的收集的数据指示用户在覆盖的总距离方面接近他/她的个人最好成绩。 In addition, in this example, data on the collection of existing training instructing the user to close his / her personal best in terms of total distance covered. 可使用任意相关数据来触发该类型的激励内容(例如,总时间、燃烧的总卡路里、当前步调等)。 Data may be used to trigger any type of excitation of the content (e.g., total time, total calories burned, the current pace, etc.).

[0121] 在这种情况下,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可提示用户增加他/她的努力和/或延伸他/她的训练以努力达到预定目标或里程碑和/或设置个人最好成绩。 [0121] In this case, at least some example systems and methods of the present invention may prompt the user to increase his / her efforts and / or extending his / her training in an effort to achieve a predetermined goal or milestone and / or personal settings best result. 可通知用户在屏幕上存在该提示,如果期望的话,使用音频和/或视频指示符,比如呼叫、闪光或图标等。 May notify the user on a screen that prompts the presence, if desired, using audio and / or visual indicator, such as a call, or the like flashing icon. 上面结合图14描述了多种类型的可能的激励内容。 It described above in connection with FIG. 14 possible excitation plurality of types of content. 另外地或替代地,如果期望的话,音乐(或其它音频、视频、文本或字母数字内容)可用作激励者。 Additionally or alternatively, if desired, music (or other audio, video, text or alphanumeric content) were used as the excitation. 在图示的示例中,界面1500的区域1504告诉用户他/她正在接近某个目标或里程碑。 In the example shown, the interface region 15,041,500 tells the user that he / she is approaching a goal or milestone. 之后该界面1500鼓励用户延伸训练,例如,对于由至少一个附加歌曲代表的时间长度。 This encourages the user interface 1500 after extended training, e.g., for a time of at least one additional representative of the length of the song. 如果用户响应于该提示指示“是”,将播放一个或多个附加歌曲并延伸训练(如果指示“否”,训练将继续并在其初始指定的时间/距离等结束)。 If the user response to the prompt indicating "Yes", will play a song and one or more additional extended training (if indicates "NO", and the end of training will continue in its initial specified time / distance). 图15所示类型的界面可在其中实现标识的目标、里程碑或个人最好成绩将以超出先前用户设置的训练参数的某种方式(例如,延伸总时间、距离等)延伸训练的情况中是特别有用的,例如,如果期望的话,其给予用户维持他/她的初始日程的机会。 Target of the type shown in FIG interface 15 may be implemented in which the identification of milestones or personal bests will exceed the previously set by the user in some way training parameters (for example, extending the total time, distance, etc.) are extended training particularly useful, for example, if desired, which gives the user the opportunity to maintain his / her initial schedule.

[0122] 图15图示可在这种情况下可用的附加可能选项。 [0122] FIG. 15 illustrates additional options may be available in this case. 不是简单地从列表播放下一歌曲或从存储在电子装置508或通过电子装置508可用的歌曲中随机选择歌曲,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可允许用户在该延伸的训练时间段期间指定使用和/或选择他们特别标识的激励歌曲之一。 Not simply play the next song from a list or a random selection of songs from the memory in an electronic device 508 or electronic device 508 available songs, the user may be allowed at least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention, the extended period of training in specify the use and / or select one of the songs encourage them specifically identified period. 这可以是,例如,通过选择“激励歌曲”图标1506实现的。 This may be, for example, by selecting the "power song" icon 1506 implementation. 该动作可从用户的预先指定的激励歌曲列表自动选择歌曲(例如,参看图13),可选地如果该激励歌曲列表包括多个歌曲,则从该列表随机选择。 This action may select songs from the user's pre-specified list of songs automatically excitation (e.g., see FIG. 13), if the excitation optionally song list includes a plurality of songs, a random selection from the list. 替代地,如果期望的话,和图标1506的互动可激活允许用户选择在该时间期望的特定激励歌曲的列表。 Alternatively, if desired, and interactive icon 1506 can be activated to allow the user to select the desired list at the time a particular incentive song. 可使用向用户提供激励歌曲的其它界面和方式而不脱离本发明的范围。 Interface and may use other ways of providing incentives to the user song without departing from the scope of the invention.

[0123] 如果期望的话,激励歌曲图标或按钮(或其它界面元件1506)可出现在根据本发明的示例的整个系统、方法和用户界面的一些或甚至全部屏幕中。 [0123] If desired, the excitation song icon or button (or other interface element 1506) may be present in the system in accordance with some examples of the present invention, a method and a user interface or even all of the screen. 该特征可允许用户容易地访问和激活激励内容。 This feature may allow users to easily access and activate the motivational content. 另外地或替代地,如果期望的话,可对电子装置508 (或界面506或其它装置)提供硬件按钮或其它硬件元件以允许容易地访问和/或激活用户的激励内容。 Additionally or alternatively, if desired, may provide a hardware button or other hardware elements of the electronic device 508 (or interface 506, or other means) to allow easy access to and / or motivational content of active users.

[0124] 将结合图16-19更详细地描述关于激励歌曲和激励歌曲库的特征和使用的用户界面的另外的示例。 [0124] Figures 16-19 in conjunction with additional exemplary features and excitation power song on the song library and use the user interface described in more detail.

[0125] F.根据本发明的示例的系统和方法中关于音乐和/或其它内容的主观用户输入的使用 [0125] F. using the exemplary system and method of the present invention subjective user input regarding music and / or other content

[0126] 如上所述,例如,结合图13到图15所述的,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法的一个方面关于向用户提供娱乐、激励和/或奖励内容(例如,音频、视频、或其它媒体内容、字母数字或文本内容等),例如,努力保持用户不厌烦和/或驱使用户改进他们的健康、实现他们的目标等。 [0126] As described above, for example, in conjunction with the FIG. 13 to FIG. 15, according to one aspect of the system and method of the present invention at least some examples regarding entertainment, motivation and / or reward content to the user (e.g., audio, video, or other media content, alpha-numeric or text content, etc.), for example, trying to keep the user does not bored and / or driving users to improve their health and achieve their goals. 可在训练期间的多个不同时间使用激励歌曲(或其它媒体内容),比如当用户有机会达到预先选择的目标或里程碑时;当用户有机会达到个人最好成绩时;当用户实际达到目标、达到里程碑或设置个人最好成绩时;当用户落后于预先选择的步调或目标时;当用户请求激励歌曲时等。 Using a power song (or other media content) in a number of different times during training, such as when the user has the opportunity to reach a pre-selected targets or milestones; when the user has the opportunity to achieve their personal bests; when the user actually reaches the target, upon reaching milestones or personal bests disposed; behind the pace when the user or a preselected target; et excited when the user requests a song.

[0127] 图16图示示例用户界面1600,用户通过其基于他们自己的个人偏好选择激励歌曲。 [0127] FIG. 16 illustrates an example user interface 1600, through which a user based on their own personal preference selection excitation song. 该用户界面1600可在任意期望的位置对用户可用,例如,在电子装置508上提供该位置,在用户的个人计算机702上提供,从远程系统或源704下载等。 The user interface 1600 may be available to the user at any desired position, for example, an electronic device 508 provided on the position, provided in the user's personal computer 702, 704 downloaded from a remote source system or the like. 在该图示的示例用户界面1600中,界面1600的激活产生歌曲库列表1602,用户可通过其选择一个或多个歌曲(例如,在该示例中高亮的“歌曲C”),并使用“添加”按钮图标1606将其添加到“激励歌曲库”1604。 In the illustrated example the user interface 1600, the interface 1600 is activated to generate a list of song library 1602, the user can select one or more songs (e.g., highlighted in this example, "Song C") through which, using the "Add "1606 button icon to add it to the" power song library "1604. 可选地,如果期望的话和期望的话,“添加”按钮1606的选择可激活系统、方法和/或用户界面以允许用户下载和购买媒体内容,例如,从远程、商用、在线源等。 Alternatively, if desired, and the desired "Add" button 1606 to select activatable system, method, and / or a user interface to allow users to download and purchase media content, e.g., from a remote, commercial, and other online source. 可使用“删除”图标1608从激励歌曲库1604移去歌曲。 You can use the "Delete" icon 1608 from 1604 to remove incentives song library of songs. 在用于标识和选择激励歌曲和控制激励歌曲库的内容的用户界面的内容、呈现和用户和该用户界面的互动方面可进行很多改变而不脱离本发明的范围。 Content for identifying and selecting songs and content to control the excitation of the excitation song library user interface, presentation and user interaction aspects of the user interface and that many changes may be made without departing from the scope of the invention. 而且,虽然上述讨论(且下面的大多数)考虑“激励歌曲”描述激励内容,但本领域技术人员将认可激励内容可以以歌曲以外的形式而不脱离本发明的范围,比如任意期望的音频、视频和/或媒体内容;字母数字或文本内容;例如,可通过用户携带的便携回放装置呈现的。 Further, although the above discussion (and most of the following) considered "power song" motivational content description, one skilled in the art will recognize that other than in the form of motivational content may be a song without departing from the scope of the invention, such as any desired audio, video and / or media content; or alphanumeric text; for example, by the user carrying the portable playback device presented.

[0128] 图16图示在根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法中可用的另一特征。 In another feature at least some examples of systems and methods useful in the present invention [0128] FIG. 16 illustrates a. 该示例的用户界面1600请求用户选择“最终激励歌曲”(参看区域1610)。 The user interface 1600 of the exemplary user to select a "final power song" (see area 1610). 该最终激励歌曲可以是或可以不是在激励歌曲库1604中包括的歌曲之一;且其可以多种方式进行使用。 This final excitation song may or may not include one song in the song database excitation 1604; and which can be used in various ways. 在该图示的示例中,可通过“改变”按钮或图标1612的选择,和随后不同歌曲的选择(例如,从一般列表1602或激励歌曲库1604)来改变最终激励歌曲,或反之亦然。 In the illustrated example, by selecting "change" button or icon 1612, and the subsequent selection of different songs (e.g., a list of typically 1602 or 1604 from the music library excitation) to alter the final power song, or vice versa. 当存在时,可使用选择和改变最终激励歌曲的其它方式而不脱离本发明的范围。 When present, may be used to select the final and the change in other ways without departing from the scope of the excitation of the song of the present invention.

[0129] 如上面提到的,“最终激励歌曲”在根据本发明的示例的系统和方法中可能以多种方式使用。 [0129] As mentioned above, "the ultimate power song" may be used in various ways in accordance with the exemplary methods and systems of the present invention. 例如,如果“最终激励歌曲”是用户喜好的训练歌曲之一,则将其指定为“最终激励歌曲”可使得其由根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法相对于其它标识的“激励歌曲”更频繁地使用。 For example, if the "final power song" is the user's favorite song train, it is designated as "final power song" it may be made such that it is relative to other identified at least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention "excitation songs "more frequent use. 在这种情况和布置下,用户将更频繁地听到他们喜好的歌曲,但是因为在库1604中存在其它激励歌曲,不会在呈现激励歌曲的每个情况下播放最终激励歌曲。 In this case and arrangement, the user will hear their favorite songs frequently, but because there are other incentives songs in the library in 1604, will not play each case presents the ultimate incentive incentive song songs. 作为另一示例,可保留“最终激励歌曲”用于“特别的”训练场合,例如,当用户可能到达目标或里程碑时;当能够超过个人最好成绩时等,同时可在其它时间,比如当需要刺激时,当用户落后于预定步调时等使用其它激励歌曲。 As another example, retain "final power song" for the "special" training situations, e.g., when the user may reach the target or milestones; when it can be other than personal bests, while at other times, such as when stimulation needed, when the user behind the like using a predetermined tempo songs other incentives. 作为又一示例,如果期望的话,可保留最终激励歌曲用于响应于请求激励歌曲的用户输入来使用(例如,当选择按钮或图标1506时,如结合图15所述的),同时,例如,可响应于用户的表现(和/或努力增强用户的表现时)由根据本发明的系统和方法自动(可选地随机)选择库1604中的其它激励歌曲。 As another example, if desired, can be excited final song in response to a user input requesting to use power song (e.g., when the selection buttons or icons 1506, as described in FIG. 15), while, for example, in response to user's performance (and / or efforts to enhance performance of the user) by the method and system according to the present invention automatically (optionally random) selection pool 1604 songs other incentives. 根据本发明的示例的系统和方法可以另外的方式使用最终激励歌曲(如果有的话)而不脱离本发明的范围。 It may be otherwise using the exemplary system and method of the present invention, the final excitation songs (if any) without departing from the scope of the invention.

[0130] 可选地,如果期望的话,可在根据本发明的一些示例的系统和方法中省略激励歌曲库。 [0130] Alternatively, if desired, may be omitted in the power song database according to some example systems and methods of the present invention. 如果期望的话,可由用户识别单一激励歌曲(而不是歌曲的集合),例如,以提供激励和/或奖励内容。 If desired, can be (but not the collection of songs) songs excitation single user identification, e.g., to provide incentives and / or bonus content.

[0131] 根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可提供关于激励歌曲和/或激励歌曲库的附加特征。 [0131] Additional features may be provided on a power song and / or a power song database according to at least some example systems and methods of the present invention. 如上所述,例如,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可经因特网或另一联网的连接而连接到远程系统(例如,图7中的系统704)。 As described above, for example, at least some example systems and methods of the present invention may be connected to a remote system (e.g., the system in FIG. 7 704) via the Internet or another network connection. 因为远程系统也可从其它用户接收数据,根据本发明的示例的系统和方法可基于由其它用户提供的激励歌曲信息向一个用户提议或推荐媒体内容(例如,激励歌曲内容)。 Because the remote system may also receive data from other users, based on the excitation song information provided by other users proposed or recommended media content (e.g., song content excitation) to a user of the exemplary systems and methods according to the present invention. 例如,在选择某人的激励歌曲库的激励歌曲时(如图16所示),根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可提供用户的库的附加激励歌曲的提议或推荐。 For example, when a person selected excitation excitation song music library (Figure 16), at least some example systems and methods of the present invention may provide a user additional excitation library proposed or recommended song. 图17图示用于执行该功能的用户界面1700的一个示例。 One example of FIG. 17 illustrates a user interface for performing this function 1700. 如图17所示,在选择用于用户的激励歌曲库的特定歌曲的情况下,根据本发明的该示例的系统和方法可回顾该系统的其它用户的该歌曲和/或激励歌曲库的选择历史(例如,使用远程系统704),并基于对于他们的激励歌曲库已经选择相同歌曲的其它用户的激励歌曲库来提供其它提议的激励歌曲的列表1702。 As shown, when the user selects a particular song for song library of excitation, the system and method of this example of the present invention may be recalled that other users of the system selected the song and / or a power song library 17 1702 history list (for example, using the remote system 704), and based on incentives for their song library has been selected by other users of the same song song library to provide other incentives proposed incentive song. 一旦产生并向用户呈现列表1702,用户可从该列表1702选择一个或多个歌曲以包括在他们自己的激励歌曲库中。 Once presented to the user list 1702, the user can select one or more songs from that list in 1702 to include their own power song library. 如果期望的话的话,可提供适当的界面以使得用户能够下载和/或购买任意期望的歌曲,例如,从商用和/或在线源。 If desired, it can provide an appropriate interface to enable a user to download and / or purchase any desired song, for example, from a commercial and / or an online source. 该“自由采样”图标1704允许用户体验提议的歌曲或媒体内容的至少一些部分,比如电影剪辑(例如,如果他们没有识别该内容),以提供他们的选择决定基于的附加信息。 The "free samples" icon 1704 allows the user to experience at least some of the proposals of some songs or media content, such as movie clips (for example, if they do not identify the content), to provide their selection decisions based on additional information.

[0132] 附加歌曲(包括激励歌曲)和其它媒体内容的提议不限于基于由用户选择的特定歌曲(或其它内容)的提议,且他们不限于基于由已经使用相同歌曲(或内容)的其他用户做出的选择的提议。 [0132] Additional songs (including a power song) proposals and other media content are not limited to, based on a particular song (or other content) selected by the user of the proposal, and they are not limited to be based on other users of have used the same song (or content) the proposal to make choices. 基于用户的歌曲库、喜好列表、播放最多的列表、激励歌曲库等的整体内容,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可提议基于其它因素的附加歌曲,比如:来自与在一个或多个用户的库或列表中包括的歌曲相同艺术家或群组的歌曲;与在一个或多个用户的库或列表中包括的歌曲相同种类的歌曲;具有与在一个或多个用户的库或列表中包括的歌曲相同或类似的节拍或韵律的歌曲等。 Based on a user's music library, favorites list, the entire contents of the most play list, song library excitation like, may suggest additional songs based on other factors in at least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention, for example: In one or more from the Features songs of the same artist or group of users includes a library or list; the same type of song or a song included in the user's library or a plurality of list; library or list having a plurality of users or included in the same or similar tempo or a song rhythm of the songs. 其它相似性因素也可在做出这些提议时起作用,比如年龄、性别、爱好列表等的相似性。 Other similar factors also may play a role in making these proposals, such as age, gender, hobbies lists similarities. 可提供例如,上面结合图17所述的适当的界面以向用户显示提议的歌曲的列表或标题;使得用户能够下载和/或购买任意期望的歌曲,例如,从商用和/或在线源(如果期望的话的话);允许用户“采样”等。 May provide, for example, a suitable interface 17 to show above in conjunction with FIG proposed to the user a list of song titles or; enables the user to download and / or purchase any desired song, for example, from a commercial and / or an online source (if if desired); allows the user to "sample" and the like.

[0133] 在根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法中,例如,还可使用由用户输入的主观数据来至少部分地控制媒体内容(例如,歌曲、视频等)的使用和/或状态。 [0133] In at least some examples of systems and methods in accordance with the present invention, for example, may be used subjective data input by a user to at least partially control the media content (e.g., songs, videos, etc.) to be used and / or status. 图18图示一个示例。 18 illustrates one example. 当训练进行且完成歌曲(或其它媒体内容)的呈现时,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可请求关于歌曲或其它内容的主观用户反馈。 When the training is completed and performed a song (or other media content) exhibits, at least some example systems and methods of the present invention may request the user on subjective feedback songs or other content. 如图18所示,该示例的用户界面1800包括请求用户指示他们有多喜欢先前内容的区域1802。 18, the example user interface 1800 includes a user request indicating how much they like the content of the previous area 1802. 在该图示的示例中,用户可提供对该询问的六个可能的响应,即:(a)将该歌曲维持在其当前状态(例如,在其当前播放列表中,以相同播放频率等);(b)增加其播放频率;(c)添加到“激励歌曲库”(例如,如上所述的激励歌曲);(d)使得其成为“最终激励歌曲”(例如,如上所述的最终激励歌曲);(e)减小其播放频率;和(f)将其从训练中移去。 Six possible responses in the illustrated example, the user may provide the inquiry, namely: (a) the song is maintained in its current state (e.g., in its current playlist to play the same frequency, etc.) ; (b) increasing the frequency of play; (c) added to the "excitation song library" (e.g., as described above power song); (D) such that it becomes the final excitation "final excitation song" (e.g., as described above song); (E) which displays the reduced frequency; and (f) which is removed from the training. 当然,这些仅是可在区域1802中包括的可能的选项的示例。 Of course, these are merely examples of possible options may be included in the region 1802. 如果期望的话,在不脱离本发明的范围的情况下,可包括另外的选项,可省略一个或多个列出的选项,可提供呈现选项的其它方式等。 If desired, without departing from the scope of the present invention, may include additional options, option to omit one or more of the listed, may provide other options presented like.

[0134] 图18图示在根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法中可用的另一特征。 In another feature at least some examples of systems and methods useful in the present invention [0134] FIG. 18 illustrates a. 如上所述,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可包括电子模块502和/或其它装置以感测、跟踪和/或存储用户的运动表现的特性(例如,速度和/或距离监控系统、韵律检测或监控系统、身体或生理参数测量系统等)。 As described above, at least some example systems and methods of the present invention may comprise characteristics (e.g., velocity and / or distance monitoring system of the electronic module 502 and / or other sensing means, tracking and / or store athletic performance , prosody detection and monitoring systems, physical or physiological parameter measuring system, etc.). 可关于在训练期间经由电子装置508呈现给用户的音乐或其它媒体内容跟踪关于用户的运动表现的客观数据。 It can be presented via electronic device 508 on the user's music or other media content during a training tracking objective data about the movement of the user's performance. 以该方式,可跟踪关于用户的运动表现的媒体内容的客观效果(如果有的话),且用户可做出关于特定媒体内容的决定(例如,其包括在播放列表中、其播放频率、其作为激励歌曲的状态、其作为最终激励歌曲的状态等),该决定至少部分地基于与内容的呈现和用户的实际表现相关的客观数据。 In this way, the objective effect can be tracked on the media content of the user's athletic performance (if any), and the user can make a decision about a particular media content (for example, included in the playlist, play their frequency, their as the state of excitation of the song, as a state, etc.) incentive final song, rendered the decision in part on objective data and the actual performance of the user associated with the content at least. 换句话说,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可用于可选地关于不同活动类型(例如,当跑步时,当使用椭圆机器时,在举重期间等),来标识积极地或消极地影响用户的运动表现的歌曲和/或其它媒体内容。 In other words, at least some example systems and methods of the present invention may optionally be used on different types of events (e.g., when running, when using an elliptical machine, during weightlifting), to positively or negatively identify affect the user's athletic performance of songs and / or other media content.

[0135] 作为更具体的示例,对于至少一些用户,呈现在训练活动期间具有大致对应于或匹配用户的韵律的节拍(例如,音乐节拍或节奏)的内容(例如,在跑步期间脚步着地、自行车或椭圆练习机器脚压上或离开、划船时拉等,例如,每个脚步或执行两个音乐节拍等)能够积极地影响用户的表现。 [0135] As a more specific example, for at least some users, presented with beat (e.g., the music tempo or rhythm) substantially corresponds to the prosody to or matches the user during the training activity content (e.g., during running pace with, the bicycle or elliptical exercise machine foot pressure, or leave, and Latin America, for example, each two feet or perform music beats, etc.) can positively affect the user's performance when boating. 换句话说,某些用户可有意识地或下意识地试图保持他们的脚步或其它执行的韵律跟上音乐节拍。 In other words, some users may consciously or subconsciously trying to keep their feet or other rhythm music performed to keep up with the beat. 该动作可帮助这些用户对于更长的时间段维持增加的步调(也就是,他们可尝试维持跟上音乐的韵律,即使他们疲劳且通常将慢下来时)。 This action can help these users for a longer period of time to maintain the pace of increase (that is, they try to keep up with maintaining the rhythm of the music, even when they are tired and generally will slow down). 相反的效果也是可能的(例如,当呈现具有较慢的节拍的音乐内容时,用户可减慢他们的脚步或执行步调或韵律)。 The opposite effect is also possible (for example, when presented with a slower tempo music content, the user can slow down their pace or execution pace or rhythm). 因此,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法(例如,能够将用户表现特性与音频/视频内容呈现相关的系统和方法)还可用于对于可增强和/或已经表明增强他们的表现的用户来标识音乐和其它内容。 Thus, at least some example systems and methods of the present invention (e.g., the user is able to exhibit the characteristics of the audio / video content presentation system and method) may also be used to enhance user and / or has been shown to enhance their performance to identify music and other content. 另外,通过使用关于对用户的表现具有积极效果的音乐或其它内容的数据,根据本发明的该示例的系统和方法可标识具有类型特性(例如,类似种类、节拍等)的其它内容,且该系统和方法可自动提议或呈现给内容(例如,歌曲)给用户。 Further, by using data on music or other content has a positive effect on the user's performance, the system and method of this example of the present invention can identify the type having characteristics (e.g., similar to the kind, tempo, etc.) and other content, and the system and method for automatically presented to the offer or content (eg, songs) to the user. 作为又一示例,如果期望的话,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可改变音乐或其它内容的回放特性以更好地匹配表明为具有对用户的表现积极影响的内容的特性(例如,加快和/或减慢音乐节拍或音乐或其它内容的回放以更好地匹配其它积极影响内容的节拍,更好地匹配用户韵律或脚步步调,和/或帮助改变用户韵律等)。 As another example, if desired, at least some example systems and methods of the present invention may change the music or other content playback features to better match indicates that the performance of the user content having a positive impact properties (e.g., accelerate and / or slow down the beat of the music or playback of music or other content to better match the beat of the positive impact of other content, to better match the pace of the user rhythm or pace, and / or help the user to change the rhythm, etc.).

[0136] 如图18所示,用户界面1800包括允许用户在呈现标识的歌曲(或其它媒体内容)期间请求关于他们的表现的客观数据的图标1804。 [0136] As shown in FIG. 18, it comprises a user interface 1800 allows a user to request the presentation of objective data regarding their performance during the identification of a song (or other media content) icon 1804. 在该图示的示例中,选择该图标1804改变界面屏幕1800,如图19所示,以在歌曲(或其它媒体内容)的呈现期间呈现关于用户的运动表现的客观数据(如果可用的话)。 In the illustrated example, selecting the icon 1804 to change the interface screen 1800, as shown in Figure 19, to present a moving objective data about the user's performance during presentation of a song (or other media content) (if available). 在该图示的示例中,界面1800的区域1806指示在呈现标识的歌曲(或其它媒体内容)期间感测的表现改变数据(如果有的话)。 In the illustrated example, the region 1806 changes the data indicating the interface 1800 (if any) identified in the presented song (or other media content) sensed during the performance. 如果期望的话,用户随后可对歌曲状态进行改变,例如,在区域1802中,基于该附加客观数据,以上述方式进行改变。 If desired, the user can then change the state of the song, for example, in the region of 1802, based on the additional objective data, it changes the manner described above. 如果期望的话,在至少一些情况下(例如,当感测到强烈的积极或消息表现影响时),可自动向用户呈现客观数据,而不需要用户的交互或选择(例如,使用界面1800和/或图标1804等)。 If desired, in at least some cases (for example, when sensed a strong positive or performance impact of the message), you can automatically render objective data to the user, without the need for user interaction or choice (for example, user interface 1800 and / 1804 or icons, etc.).

[0137] 可由根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法以其它方式使用关于与用户的运动表现有关的音乐或其它媒体内容的客观影响的存储信息。 [0137] Effects on the objective performance may be related to the use of music or other media content the user's motion in at least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention store information in other ways. 例如,通过标识表现为积极影响用户的表现的歌曲(或其它媒体内容),根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可用于在训练期间的期望的时间(例如,在训练的剧烈部分期间、当感测到减慢时、当将要到达预定目标或里程碑时、当将要到达新的个人最好成绩时等)自动呈现这些歌曲。 For example, by identifying the performance of a positive impact song performance of the user (or other media content), at least some systems and methods exemplary of the present invention may be used during the training of a desired time (e.g., during the intense part of the training, ) automatically presents the songs when sensed slow down when going to reach the intended targets or milestones, when to reach new personal bests and so on. 实际上,使用客观表现数据,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可自动地产生“激励歌曲库”和/或标识“最终激励歌曲”,如上面所述的。 Indeed, the use of objective performance data to produce "excited song library" and / or identification "final power song" may automatically at least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention, as described above. 可在上述的主观的和用户标识的库和/或内容之外,和/或代替其使用这种自动产生或标识的内容。 Libraries can be outside and / or contents of the subjective and user ID, and / or place of use of such content automatically generated or identified. 任意期望的条件或参数可用于标识歌曲或其它内容以包括在自动产生的“激励歌曲库”和/或“最终激励歌曲”中(例如,增加速度或其它表现参数I %、2 %、3 %或更多,等等)。 Any desired conditions or parameters can be used to identify songs or other content to be included in automatically generated "excitation song library" and / or "ultimate power song" (e.g., increase speed or another performance parameter I%, 2%, 3% or more, and so on).

[0138] 除了使用客观数据为与输出以提供自动产生的“激励歌曲库”和/或“最终激励歌曲”的媒体内容相关之外,可由根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法使用该客观数据以至少部分地创建用户的整个训练常规(包括混合的音乐)。 [0138] In addition to using objective data and output to provide automatically generated "excitation song library" and / or "excitation final song" outside the related media content, may be used in accordance with at least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention, the objective create a user's data at least in part, the whole training routine (including music mixed). 例如,可使用客观数据创建包括一个或多个活动类型的训练常规,其中基于指示在过去积极地影响用户的表现的歌曲或其它内容的客观数据(可选地基于活动类型),来自动选择音乐和/或其它内容以在训练常规期间包括和呈现(例如,努力增强用户的表现时)。 For example, you can create one or more types of activities include training routine use of objective data, based on an instruction (optionally based on activity type) to automatically select music in the past objective data positively affect the user's performance of the song or other content (For example, efforts to enhance the user's performance) and / or other content during training and presentation, including conventional.

[0139] 除了使用来自一个特定各个客观数据以包括在用于该各个提出的训练常规中之夕卜,可以与其他人共享关于某个媒体内容和其关于表现的效果的客观数据,例如,经由远程源704,经网络(比如因特网)等。 [0139] In addition to the use of objective data from a specific individual to be included in regular training for the various proposed the evening Bu, can be shared objective data about a media content and its effect on the performance of others, for example, via remote source 704, via the network (such as the Internet) and the like. 作为某些更特定的示例,来自一个用户的训练常规或其部分(包括媒体内容)可由根据本发明的系统和方法使用来创建用于一个或多个其它用户的训练常规或其部分(包括媒体内容)和/或在某些时间向一个或多个其它用户呈现某个媒体内容(发现其积极地影响至少一个用户的表现)。 As some more specific examples, the conventional training or a portion thereof from a user (including media content) may be used to create one or more other conventional user training or parts thereof (including medium according to the systems and methods of this invention content) and / or presentation of a media content to one or more other users for some time (at least found a positive impact on a user's performance). 可选地,根据本发明的示例的系统和方法还可使用客观数据和媒体内容以至少部分地将来自一个用户的训练常规(包括媒体内容)呈现给具有与该用户相同的一个或多个一般特性的用户,比如类似的高度、重量、健康程度、训练长度、活动类型、活动类型的组合、相同性别、相同爱好等。 Alternatively, exemplary systems and methods of the present invention may also be used objective data and media content to train at least partially from a conventional one user (including media content) presented to one or more users having the same general user characteristics, such as similar height, the combined weight, the degree of health, the training length, activity type, activity type, the same gender, the same hobbies.

[0140] G.根据本发明的示例的系统和方法的多方面的可能特征 [0140] G. various possible features of the exemplary systems and methods according to the present invention.

[0141] 可提供关于系统、方法和其用户界面的上述特征的很多种变化而不脱离本发明的范围,包括关于用户接口的变化以包括本领域公知和公用的特征,例如,可购买到的计算机和/或电子装置操作系统的特征。 [0141] can provide many variations of the above features of the system, method, and its user interface, without departing from the scope of the present invention, including changes to the user interface to include known in the art and common features, for example, available to wherein the computer and / or electronic devices of the operating system. 虽然下面部分描述了关于系统、方法和其用户接口的特征的某些可能和特定变化,但本领域技术人员将认可关于这些特征的其它改变和/或使用或包括其它特征也是可能的而不脱离本发明的范围。 While the following sections describe the features on a system, method, and its user interface may be specific to certain variations, those skilled in the art will recognize other variations of these features and / or include other features or use are possible without departing from the scope of the invention. 这些特定特征的下面的描述不应理解为限定或要求根据本发明的系统、方法和用户接口包括这些特定特征和/或指示根据本发明的系统、方法和用户接口可不包括另外的或不同的特征。 The following description of these specific features should not be construed as limiting the present invention or a system according to the claims, and the method includes the particular user interface features and / or indicates the system according to the present invention, methods and user interfaces may include additional or different features .

[0142] 1.对于某些用户的奖励程序和/或增强的特征组 [0142] 1. For some users rewards programs and / or enhanced feature set

[0143] 根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法不限于其中包括电子模块(例如,模块502、计步器型速度和/或距离测量电子模块、身体和/或生理参数测量模块等)作为鞋类物品的一部分或将其安装在鞋类物品中提供的容器中的情况和/或布置。 [0143] According to the invention at least some examples of systems and methods are not limited to including an electronic module (e.g., module 502, pedometer type speed and / or distance measurement electronics module, physical and / or physiological parameter measurement module, etc.) as a portion of the article of footwear or to the case in which the container is mounted to provide an article of footwear and / or arrangement. 而是,可在多种不同产品中包括电子模块,比如在衣服中(例如,衬衫或运动衫,如图1所示);作为由用户携带或穿戴的单独元件提供;附着到用户的身体、衣服、鞋、设备等(比如如图1所示的腕带元件或粘接地应用的模块)等。 Instead, a variety of different products may be included in the electronic module, for example in a garment (e.g., a shirt or sweater, as shown in Figure 1); as a separate element worn or carried by the user is provided; attached to the body of the user, clothes, shoes, and other equipment (such as shown in FIG wristband or adhesively applied element module 1 shown) and the like. 根据本发明的至少一些示例可使用安装或携带电子模块的任意期望的方式。 You may be used to carry or install any desired electronic module according to at least some example embodiment of the present invention.

[0144]即使对于可安装和有效地用在用户的身体等上多种不同场所或位置的模块,基于其中安装模块的方式、模块安装到的设备、其中使用模块的方式、和模块一起购买或获得的项目或布置等,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可对模块和/或整个运动表现感测和/或跟踪系统提供不同的功能性。 [0144] Even for the installation and can be effectively used in a variety of different places on the module positions or the like of the user's body, wherein the mounting module based on the embodiment, the apparatus is mounted to the module, wherein the module mode, and the module together with or later arrangement or the like projects, may provide different functionality of the modules and / or the entire athletic performance sensing and / or tracking system according to at least some of the exemplary systems and methods of the present invention. 作为示例,如果期望的话,当和由某个制造商提供的设备一起购买和/或使用模块时(例如,在预定制造商的衣服、鞋类和/或其它设备等中购买、安装和/或使用),根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法的用户可接收多种“奖励”和/或“增强的特征组”。 As an example, if desired, and when a device provided by the manufacturer with the purchase and / or modules (e.g., at a predetermined manufacturer's clothing, footwear and / or other devices or the like to buy, install, and / or use), you may receive a variety of "bonus" and / or "enhanced feature set" according to a user with at least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention.

[0145] 可提供用于提供和/或激活“奖励”和/或“增强的特征组”的任意期望的方式而不脱离本发明的范围。 [0145] module for providing and / or activating "bonus" and / or "enhanced feature set" in any desired manner without departing from the scope of the invention. 例如,用于和模块一起使用的衣服、鞋类和/或其它设备可以包括以某种方式与电子模块交互以提供和/或触发“奖励”和/或“增强的特征组”的可用性的激活和/或认证系统的至少一些部分。 For example, for use with a garment and modules, footwear and / or other devices may include some manner interact with the electronic module to provide and / or trigger a "bonus" and / or "enhanced feature set" availability activation and / or at least some portion of the authentication system. 例如,在于2005年6月27日提交的美国专利申请N0.11/166,351中,于2006年4月20日提交的美国专利申请N0.11/407,328中,和于2006年5月3日提交的美国专利申请N0.11/416,458中描述了这种激活和/或认证系统的示例。 For example, US patent application that N0.11 / 166,351 June 27, 2005, filed in the US Patent Application N0.11 in 2006, filed April 20 / 407,328, and in May 2006 U.S. Patent application filed on the 3rd N0.11 / 416,458 describes an example of such activation and / or authentication system. 将这些专利申请的每个完全包括于此作为参考。 Each of these patent applications are fully incorporated herein by reference. 作为另一示例,如果期望的话,当用户购买模块“启用的”或“准备好的”衣服物品、鞋类物品和或一件运动设备时,可以给予他们直接提供、激活和/或提供对“奖励”和/或“增强的特征组”的访问的优惠券、因特网代码、密码、其它访问码或其它信息。 As another example, if desired, when the user purchases Module "enabled" or "prepared" article of clothing, footwear and when a sport or device, you can give them directly, activation and / or provide " coupons access bonus "and / or" enhanced feature set, "the Internet codes, passwords, access codes or other additional information. 也可使用激活和/或获得“奖励”和/或“增强的特征组”和/或认证电子模块对特定衣服物品、鞋类物品和/或一件运动设备的使用的其它方式,而不脱离本发明的范围。 It may also be used to activate and / or obtain a "bonus" and / or otherwise using the "Enhanced feature set" and / or electronic authentication module for a particular article of clothing, footwear and / or a motion of the device, without departing from the scope of the invention.

[0146] “奖励”和/或“增强的特征组”也可采取任意期望的形式而不脱离本发明的范围。 [0146] "bonus" and / or "enhanced feature set" may also take any desired form without departing from the scope of the invention. 例如,如以上所述,“奖励”可构成用于免费或折扣商品(例如,对于将来购买的折扣、当从参与的制造商购买鞋类、衣服或设备时关于电子模块(或其它设备)的折扣等)的优惠券(纸的或电子的);回扣出价;随着从参与制造商购买模块和鞋类、衣服或设备的免费附加商品等。 For example, as described above, "bonus" that can form a free or discounted product (e.g., a discount for a future purchase, when purchasing footwear, apparel or equipment manufacturer from participating on electronic module (or other device) discounts, etc.) of the coupon (paper or electronic); rebate offer; free with the purchase of additional modules and footwear merchandise, clothing or equipment from manufacturers such as participation. 作为另外的示例,如果期望的话,用于接收、存储、处理和/或管理运动表现数据的远程系统(例如,图7中的系统704,比如网站、服务器等)或其它系统(例如,在图7的计算机702上或通过其运行的)可提供用于也从参与制造商购买了鞋类、衣服或设备的模块用户的增强的功能性(例如,更长的数据存储期限、附加接口特征、附加数据处理和/或显示特征等)。 As a further example, if desired, for receiving, storing, processing and / or management of athletic performance data of the remote system (e.g., system 704 in FIG. 7, such as a website, server, etc.) or other systems (e.g., in FIG. on a computer or by 7027) may be provided for its operation has purchased an enhanced user module footwear, clothing or device functionality from the participating manufacturer (e.g., longer term data storage, additional interface features, additional data processing and / or displaying features, etc.). 作为又一示例,如果期望的话,“奖励”和/或“增强的特征组”可构成对网站或其它计算机程序的自由访问(可选地有限次数的自由访问或介绍时间段),用于对已经从参与制造商购买了鞋类、衣服或设备的模块用户存储和处理运动表现数据(然而还没有从参与制造商购买了鞋类、衣服或设备的模块用户需要付费或更高的费用来访问网站或计算机系统,可选地每月或其它预订类型费用等)。 As another example, if desired, "bonus" and / or "enhanced feature set" may constitute free access to websites or other computer programs (optionally consisting of a limited number of times of access or presentation period) for participation fee has been purchased from the manufacturer of the footwear, clothing or equipment module users to store and process athletic performance data (but not from the participating manufacturers purchased the module user footwear, clothing or equipment or pay more to access website or computer system, optionally a monthly subscription type or other costs). 很多种其它类型的“奖励”和/或“增强的特征组”是可能的而不脱离本发明的范围。 Wide variety of other types of "bonus" and / or "enhanced feature set" are possible without departing from the scope of the invention.

[0147] 2.运动表现数据呈现 [0147] 2. athletic performance data presented

[0148] 如所知的,现有的运动表现和锻炼设备能够向用户呈现关于他们的表现或训练的数据和信息(例如,距离、时间、速度、燃烧的卡路里、新陈代谢等效物(“MET”)等)。 [0148] As is known, existing athletic performance and exercise equipment capable of presenting data and information on their performance or training (eg, distance, time, speed, calories burned, metabolic equivalents ( "MET to the user ")Wait). 根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可被编程并适于以其它形式或格式向用户提供表现数据和/或信息,例如,从而更加娱乐、激励、目标导向等。 At least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention may be programmed and adapted to provide performance data and / or information to a user in other forms or formats, e.g., so that more entertainment, motivation, goal-oriented and the like. 例如,对于距离,其不是仅指示行进的英里或公里数,可呈现距离数据(例如,对于给定训练行进的距离、在两个或更多训练过程中行进的距离、总行进距离等)作为在“实际世界”中行进的距离的指示。 For example, the distance, which not only indicates the number of kilometers or miles traveled, the distance data may be presented (e.g., for a given distance of travel of the train, traveling in the two or more from the training process, the total travel distance, etc.) as indicating the distance traveled in the "real world". 作为更特定的示例,可呈现行进距离数据为相关区域的地图(例如,用户的本地区域、州地图、美国地图、世界地图等),示出用户在地图上行进的距离。 As a more specific example, can present travel distance data to map the relevant area (for example, the user's local area, state maps, US maps, world maps, etc.), shows the distance traveled by the user on the map. 这种呈现工具可以帮助提供激励和/或帮助用户更好地定义和将目标形象化。 This presentation tool that can help provide incentives and / or help users better define and visualize the target. 例如,用户可具有在特定时间段(例如,一月)内在跑步机上跑步或在固定自行车上骑行“跨越他们家所在的州”的距离的“目标”,或者在特定时间段(例如,一年)内“跨越美国”的距离的“目标”。 For example, a user may have a particular time period (eg, January) running on a treadmill or riding inherent in a stationary bike "across their home state where" "target" distance, or at a particular period of time (for example, a "target" within years) "across the United States," the distance. 呈现这种用户在地图上的进展帮助他们将他们的目标和当前进展容易地形象化和/或提供激励以继续向着将来的目标努力。 This user is presented a map to help them progress on their goals and current progress easily visualize and / or provide an incentive to continue toward future goals. 可在单个地图上示出多个用户(可选地在虚拟赛跑中涉及的彼此竞争和/或努力以实现共同目标的用户),例如,用于进一步激励的目的。 A plurality of users may be shown on a single map (compete with each other and / or optionally effort involved in the virtual race to achieve the common goal of a user), for example, for purposes of further excitation.

[0149] 可在任意期望的区域的地图上呈现用户的进展和/或目标而不脱离本发明的范围(例如,本地相关的地图、用户熟悉和/或选择的区域的地图等)。 [0149] user may be presented at any desired region on the map of progression and / or objectives without departing from the scope (e.g., locally relevant maps, users are familiar with, and / or a map of the selected region, etc.) of the present invention. 另外地或替代地,可随时间改变地图,可选地由根据本发明的系统和/或方法自动改变。 Additionally or alternatively, the map may be changed over time, alternatively by automatically changing system according to the present invention and / or methods. 例如,对于具有长距离跑步或骑自行车目标的用户,显示的地图可在接近和/或到达某个里程碑时改变。 For example, for a user having a long distance running or cycling object, the map display may be changed during approach and / or reach a milestone. 例如,当用户的距离随时间累积时,可以多种方式显示对于具有跑步或骑自行车“跨越美国”的目标的跑步机或锻炼自行车用户的进展。 For example, when the distance of the user's accumulated over time in various ways to indicate the progress of bike users having certain treadmill running or biking "across the United States," or the exercise. 在其中用户的累积距离超过或接近350英里的训练期间,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可显示包括California,San Diego和Arizona, Phoenix的地图,并告诉用户,例如,如下:“祝贺,今天你向着你的目标通过了350英里的标记。就像在地图上所示的,你开始在San Diego奔跑,你将在今天到达Phoenix ! ”。 During the cumulative distance which the user is more than or close to 350 miles training, at least some systems and methods exemplary of the present invention may display a California, San Diego and Arizona, Phoenix map, and tell the user, for example, as follows: "Congratulations today you toward your goal by mile marker 350, just like shown on the map, you start running in San Diego, you will arrive in Phoenix today!. " 在之后的时间,该用户将到达700英里标记。 At a later time, the user will reach 700 miles tag. 在那天,根据本发明的该示例的系统和方法将显示包括Washington,DC和Illinois,Chicago的地图并告诉用户,例如,如下:“祝贺今天你向着你的目标通过了700英里标记,就像在地图上所示的,这等于在Washington,DC和Illinois,Chicago之间的距离,继续加油! ”。 On that day, according to the example systems and methods of the present invention will be shown, including Washington, DC and Illinois, Chicago map and tells the user, for example, as follows: "Congratulations to you today toward your goal by 700 mile markers, as in As shown on the map, which is equal to the distance between Washington, DC and Illinois, Chicago, and continue to fuel!. " 当然,可使用很多种消息、地图、开始/结束位置等而不脱离本发明的范围,且可至少部分地提供用户输入来指示或定义这些特征。 Of course, a wide variety of messages can be used, the map, the start / end position and the like without departing from the scope of the invention, and may be provided at least partially defined or user input to indicate such features.

[0150] 用于其它训练活动类型的“实际世界”目标可包括,例如:足以举起布鲁克林大桥的总举重目标(例如,镑X组的#χ重复/组的#等);足以爬上珠穆朗玛峰的楼层或山地斜坡的总数的攀爬目标;足以划行穿越Michigan湖的划行的英里总数目标;足以滑雪到北极的滑雪总英里目标等。 [0150] training activities for other types of "real world" targets may include, for example: total weights sufficient to raise the target Brooklyn Bridge (e.g., # £ X [chi] repeating group / groups #, etc.); climb sufficient total target Everest climbing or mountain slopes floor; total miles rowed sufficient target rowed Lake Michigan through; Arctic ski to ski sufficient total miles goals. 可视觉地或以其它方式呈现任意期望的“实际世界”目标,以随时间努力娱乐和激励用户和保持他们对继续他们的训练常规感兴趣。 Visual presentation or any desired otherwise "real world" goal, they are interested in their regular time and effort entertainment and motivate users to continue training in order to be maintained.

[0151] 还可以有用地以“实际世界”术语表示其它测量的训练参数,例如,用于娱乐、激励和/或目标驱动目的。 [0151] There may also land in "real world" term represents the training parameters of other measurements, e.g., used for recreation, the excitation and / or target driving purposes. 作为另一示例,可以更多“实际世界”的形式或格式呈现或显示关于训练强度数据的信息(例如,比如燃烧的卡路里、MET等)。 As another example, it can display more information about the presentation or training intensity data (for example, such as calories burned, MET, etc.) "real world" in the form or format. 作为更特定的示例,可以实际世界术语呈现“卡路里”数据和信息(例如,在作为目标的训练之前、在训练期间、和/或在训练后分析中)为等效的某些食品或饮料。 As a more specific example, can render the real world the term "calorie" data and information (for example, before training as a goal, during training, and / or analysis after the training) is the equivalent of some food or beverages. 当然,该显示可向用户呈现任意期望的食品或饮料而不脱离本发明的范围。 Of course, the display may exhibit any desired food or beverage to the user without departing from the scope of the invention. 例如,如果用户在开始训练之前选择“燃烧的卡路里”目标,则根据本发明的示例的系统和方法可显示对应于燃烧的卡路里目标的食品或饮品的图标或图像(例如,在锻炼设备显示器上显示、在便携电子装置508上显示例如,三个汉堡包、两杯酒、完整的一餐等)。 For example, if the user selects "calories burned" target before the start of training, the systems and methods according to examples of this invention may display icons or images corresponding to a calorie target combustion of the food or drink (e.g., on the exercise device display display, displays, for example, three hamburgers, two glasses of wine, a complete meal and the like) on the portable electronic device 508. 之后,随着训练进行,这些图标或图像将消失和/或改变外观以指示训练的完成程度。 Later, as the training carried out, these icons or images will disappear and / or change the appearance to indicate the degree of completion of training. 可使用呈现和/或改变图像或图标的任意期望的方式而不脱离本发明的范围,比如:改变图标或图像的颜色(可选地随着训练进行部分改变);使得图标或图像的越来越多的部分褪色、变暗或消失等;使得图标或图像的越来越多的部分上色或出现;在图标或图像上显示“X”(例如,在食品或饮品图标或图像上缓慢地叠加“X”,“No”符号,或类似的字符或图标等)等。 Presentation may be used and / or change in any desired manner without departing from the icon image or the scope of the present invention, such as: changing the color of the image or icon (optionally partially modified with training); such that the icon or image of increasingly the more parts fade, such as dim or disappear; so that icons or images of more and more part of the color or appearance; display "X" (for example, slow food or drink icons or images on the icon or image to superimposed "X", "No" sign, or a similar character or icon, etc.) and so on. 另外地或附加地,可将燃烧的卡路里数据和训练后(或在其它时间)的信息显示为(例如,在锻炼设备上,在电子装置508上,在训练后分析计算机上(比如图7中的计算机702)等)等效的食品、饮品和/或一餐的图像或图标。 Further calorie data or additionally, the combustion and after training (or other time) information is displayed (e.g., on the exercise device, the electronic device 508, the analysis after training on a computer (such as in FIG. 7 the computer 702), etc.) equivalent of food, beverages and / or a meal image or icon.

[0152] 3.特别或指向的训练目标 [0152] 3. Special training goals or points

[0153] 如上所述,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可用于向用户提供预编程的训练(可选地,用户设计的训练常规,第三方设计的训练常规,购买的训练,下载的训练,其组合等)。 [0153] As described above, at least some example systems and methods of the present invention can be used to provide training preprogrammed (alternatively, the user training conventional design, IDH regular user training, the training purchased, download training, combinations thereof, etc.). 这种训练可包括多种不同活动类型,以及可选地随着训练改变的活动(例如,不同天的不同类型的活动,不同天的不同训练参数等)。 Such training may include a variety of different types of events, and, optionally, with activity (e.g., different types of activities in different day, different days of different training parameters, etc.) to change the training.

[0154] 根据本发明的某些示例的系统和方法也可允许用户以其它方式定义他们的训练和/或目标。 [0154] According to some example systems and methods of the present invention may also allow users to define their training and / or otherwise targets. 例如,用户可以更多“实际世界”的术语陈述他们的目标,比如:“婚礼前”(或舞会前、课程前重聚,或其它事件)减重训练程序;“泳衣”训练程序;“肌肉松弛的手臂管理”训练程序;“血压降低”训练程序;“胆固醇控制”训练程序等。 For example, users can more term "real world" stated their goals, such as: "before the wedding" (or former party, the former curriculum reunion, or other event) weight loss training program; "swimsuit" training program; "muscle arm slack management "training procedure;" blood pressure "training procedure;" cholesterol control "training program and the like. 给定这些“实际世界目标”,可选地结合关于用户或目标的其它数据(例如,性别、高度、重量、当前健康程度、训练历史、事件的日期等),根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可提供设计以帮助用户更好地实现期望的目标的训练程序(可选地,从专家接收输入)。 Given these "real world objective", optionally in combination with other data about the user or target (for example, gender, height, weight, current health degree, training history, the date of the event, etc.), according to at least some examples of this invention systems and methods may provide better designed to help users achieve the desired goal of the training program (alternatively, receive input from experts).

[0155] 可由第三方(例如,教练、营养师、练习者、医师等)设计训练程序,可选地为特定的请求个体特别设计,或由根据本发明的系统和方法从预先设计和存储的用户可用的训练程序自动选择。 [0155] by a third party (e.g., coaches, nutritionists, practitioners, physician, etc.) design the training program, optionally specially designed particular individual request, or by the method and system according to the present invention from the pre-stored design and training program available to users automatically selected. 例如,可从另一源(例如,图7中的远程计算机704或本地计算机702,从光盘或其它存储器装置等)下载用于任意单独天的训练常规到电子装置508、电子模块502、接口装置506等,这可选地可用于控制锻炼设备和/或训练的其它方面,如上所述。 For example, from another source (e.g., FIG. 7 in a local computer 704 or remote computer 702, from the optical disk or other memory devices, etc.) for downloading any individual days of training a conventional electronic apparatus 508, electronics module 502, the interface device 506, etc., which may optionally be used in other aspects of the exercise equipment and / or training control, as described above.

[0156] 4.其它数据或信息呈现技术 [0156] 4. The other data or information presentation technology

[0157] 当做出或参与运动项目或表现时的用户移动或活动可使得在至少一些情况下(例如,在训练或项目的特别剧烈的部分期间等)难以读取在小型电子装置508的屏幕800上提供的详细信息(例如,特别是如果以小字体呈现信息等)。 [0157] When making or participating in sports or performance may be such that the user moves or activity in at least some instances (e.g., during a training or other items particularly intense portion) of the screen is difficult to read small electronic devices 508 For more information on the 800 provided (for example, especially if small font rendering information, etc.). 可设计根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法以可快速识别的方式,例如,以不需要读取小的印刷体的方式向用户提供至少一些信息。 It may be designed to quickly identify manner, for example, does not need to read the small printed at least some way to provide information to the user in accordance with at least some examples of systems and methods of the present invention.

[0158] 以可快速识别的方式向用户提供信息的一种方式关于在显示屏800上呈现的背景色。 One way to [0158] provide information to a user to quickly identify Background manner presented on the display 800 colors. 例如,如果期望的话,根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可做出对应于与训练相关联的身体或生理参数的某些背景色。 For example, if desired, at least some example systems and methods of the present invention may be made corresponding to the background color of certain physical or physiological parameters of the training associated. 作为更特定的示例,背景色可以与身体或生理参数相关,比如当前心率、燃烧的总卡路里、进行的总距离、当前步调、训练完成的百分比等。 As a more specific example, the background color may be associated with physical or physiological parameters, such as the current heart rate, total calories burned, total distance, the current pace, the percentage of completion of the training and the like. 虽然可使用在背景色和身体或生理参数之间的任意期望的关系而不脱离本发明的范围,在本发明的某些示例中颜色随着可见光谱改变(例如,紫色(对于轻/静止/开始时的身体或生理参数,比如静止的心率)改变到红色(对于重/剧烈/结束时的身体或生理参数,比如接近危险或期望的最大级别的心率),可选地具有经过蓝色、绿色、黄色、橙色等的一个或多个的中间改变,以指示一个或多个身体或生理参数的级别。当然,可使用任意数目的颜色、颜色组合、颜色改变方案等(包括灰度级、网纹或阴影线或字体类型/字符等)而不脱离本发明的范围。该颜色编码要素(例如,使用哪个颜色和其中将颜色与身体或生理参数的级别相关的方式)可以是用户选择的;由系统和/或方法预先设置的;至少部分基于用户的个人特性(例如,年龄、性别、高度、重量、健康程度、历 Although it may be used in any desired relationship between the background color and physical or physiological parameters without departing from the scope of the present invention, in some examples of the present invention as a color change in the visible spectrum (e.g., purple (for the light / static / physical or physiological parameters at the beginning, such as resting heart rate) is changed to red (for heavy / intense / end physical or physiological parameters, such as approaching the danger level or desired maximum heart rate), optionally with a through blue, one or more of green, yellow, orange and other intermediate change to indicate the level of one or more physical or physiological parameters. of course, any number of colors, color combination, color change programs (including gray scale, or textured or hatched font type / characters, etc.) without departing from the scope of the invention. the color coding element (e.g., which color and wherein the color level of physical or physiological parameters related manner) may be selected by the user ; by the system and / or method set in advance; at least partially based on the user's personal characteristics (e.g., age, gender, height, weight, health of the calendar 史等)确定的;和/或以任意其它期望的方式和/或使用任意其它期望的信息设置的。 History, etc.) is determined; and / or in any other desired manner and / or using any other desired information set.

[0159] 不需要改变屏幕800的整个背景或对其进行颜色编码以获得本发明的这些示例方面的优点。 [0159] 800 does not need to change the entire background screen or be color coded to obtain the advantages of these exemplary aspects of the present invention. 作为另一示例,如果期望的话,屏幕800的边界可包括这些类型的颜色改变和/或颜色编码特征(如果期望的话,可使用单一(可能多色的)边界提供多于一个边界或可提供多于一个颜色编码的参数,以提供多于一个参数的信息)。 As another example, if desired, screen 800 may include a boundary of these types of color change and / or color coding feature (if desired, using a single (possibly polychromatic) than a boundary or boundaries may be provided to provide multiple in a color-coded parameters, to provide information about more than one parameter). 作为另一示例,可提供屏幕的一部分(例如,在左上角中的“强度块”等)以包括一个或多个这些类型的颜色改变和/或颜色编码特征。 As another example, part of the screen may be provided (e.g., in the upper left corner of the "strength block", etc.) to include one or more of these types of color change and / or color-coding features. 作为又一示例,可图形或图像地呈现期望的身体或生理数据,比如通过条形图,“进展”图表(例如,与用于示出在可购买到的计算机操作系统中剩余的下载时间的图表类似)、模拟型显示(例如,模拟速度计或转速计类型显示等),跳跃球或其它图标元件(例如,类似于在现有的声音均衡器装置和/或应用中提供的图形元件)等。 As yet another example, graphics or images may be presented to a desired physical or physiological data, such as a bar graph, "progress" chart (e.g., with the remaining available for a computer operating system to download times shown Similarly graph), an analog display type (e.g., analog speedometer or tachometer type display, etc.), skip a ball or other icon elements (e.g., similar to the conventional sound equalizer means and / or graphic elements provided in the application) Wait. 作为又一示例,可改变(例如,使用上述颜色方案)字体颜色(而不是背景色)以快速和容易地向用户提供信息,例如,上述类型的信息。 As a further example, may be changed (e.g., using the color scheme) font color (instead of the background color) to quickly and easily provide information to a user, e.g., the above-described types of information.

[0160] 5.健康/训练/强度索引 [0160] The health / training / Strength Index

[0161] 根据本发明的至少一些示例的系统和方法可允许用户、设备制造商、教练、练习者或其它人设计他们自己的参数或索引,以跟踪某人的健康、训练难度、训练强度、和/或训练特性。 [0161] Examples of at least some of the systems and methods may allow a user, device manufacturers, coaches, practitioners or other people to design their own parameters or indices to track a person's health, the difficulty of training, training intensity according to the invention, and / or training characteristics. 可使用任意期望的数据和/或信息来形成这些索引的公式,比如:年龄;性别;高度;重量;训练强度数据(例如,速度、设置阻力级别、设置倾斜级别、组数、重复数等);训练时间/持续时间;经过的时间;经过的距离;用户的训练历史;燃烧的卡路里;MET等。 You may use any desired data and / or information to form the formula those indexes, such as: the age; sex; height; weight; training intensity data (e.g., speed, setting the resistance level, set the level, number of groups, the number of repetitions tilt, etc.) ; training time / duration; elapsed time; distance traveled; user training history; burn calories; MET and so on. 可使用用于组合关于一个或多个这些数据项的信息的任意期望的数学公式、算法或方案而不脱离本发明的范围,以实现用于测量、跟踪和/或比较一个或多个各个健康和/或训练特性的期望的“索引”。 Mathematical formulas, algorithms or programs may be used for any combination of desired information about one or more of these data items without departing from the scope of the invention, to achieve for measuring, tracking and / or compare one or more healthy individual and / or training characteristics desired "index."

[0162] II1.结论 [0162] II1. Conclusion

[0163] 虽然关于包括当前优选的执行本发明的模式的特定示例描述了本发明,本领域技术人员将认可存在上述系统和方法的多种变化和置换。 [0163] Although specific examples including presently preferred on the mode of carrying out the invention are described in the present invention, those skilled in the art will recognize that the systems and methods described above present numerous variations and permutations. 例如,可以不同组合使用本发明的多个方面,并和单个系统或方法一起使用本发明的方面的多个不同子组合而不脱离本发明的范围。 For example, various combinations of aspects of the invention, and methods and used with a single system or a plurality of different sub-aspect of the present invention without departing from the scope of the compositions of the present invention. 而且,可改变上述的多种元件、组件和/或步骤,改变其顺序,省略和/或添加另外的元件、组件和/或步骤而不脱离本发明的范围。 Furthermore, the various elements described above may be varied, components and / or steps, to change the order, omitted and / or add additional elements, components and / or steps without departing from the scope of the invention. 另外地,虽然在图示的示例中示出特定的用户界面元件和格式,但本领域技术人员将理解可以使用向用户呈现信息和/或接收他们的输入的任意期望的方式而不脱离本发明的范围。 Additionally, although a particular user interface element and format in the illustrated example, those skilled in the art will appreciate that the information presented to the user may be used and / or they receive any desired manner without departing from the input of the present invention range. 而且,虽然大多数上述描述关于在可由用户在表现期间携带的便携电子装置(例如,装置508)上提供的用户界面,这不是必需的。 Moreover, although most of the above description of the portable electronic device carried by a user during the performance (e.g., 508) provided on the user interface, this is not required. 替代地或另外地,如果期望的话,可通过其它计算机,比如个人计算机(例如,PC 702)、锻炼设备显示屏或输入面板、远程计算机(例如,健身房的中心计算机、联网的计算机等)等来访问、操作和/或控制上述的系统、方法和/或用户界面的任意特征。 Alternatively or additionally, if desired, by other computers, such as personal computers (e.g., PC 702), the device display screen or input panel, a remote computer (e.g., the central computer gym, networked computer, etc.) and other exercises to access, operate and / or control the above-described system, any features of the method and / or user interface. 因此,应该如所附权利要求提出的那样宽泛地解释本发明。 Accordingly, the present invention should be interpreted as broadly as set forth in the appended claims.

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1.一种运动表现跟踪系统,包括: 处理系统,被编程且被采用来接收至少指示与训练常规期间的用户表现相关联的第一参数的输入,其中所述第一参数包括与训练常规相关联的身体或生理数据;和输入系统,被配置为接收包括训练常规的强度或难度的分级或特征化的主观用户输入, 其中处理系统进一步采用来: 在训练常规的用户表现期间,确定是否已经满足与训练常规相关联的预定条件; 响应于确定已经满足预定条件,提示用户训练常规的强度或难度的分级或特征化;以及基于训练常规的强度或难度的分级或特征化生成将来的训练常规。 An athletic performance tracking system, comprising: a processing system, is employed and is programmed to receive at least a first parameter indicative of an input associated with a user during a training routine performance, wherein the first parameter includes information related to conventional training physical or physiological data associated; and an input system configured to receive a subjective user input rating or characterized training conventional intensity or difficulty, wherein the processing system is further employed to: during a training routine user's performance, it is determined whether satisfies the predetermined condition training routine associated; in response to determining that has satisfied the predetermined condition, suggesting fractionation or features of the user training conventional intensity or difficulty; and generating future training routine based on a hierarchical or features of the training routine strength or difficulty .
2.根据权利要求1所述的运动表现跟踪系统,进一步包括: 存储系统,存储关于由用户执行的多个训练常规的数据,并存储训练常规的强度或难度的分级或特征化。 2. The movement of the performance of a tracking system according to claim, further comprising: a storage system that stores information about a plurality of conventional training performed by the user data, and stores the training or classification of the features of conventional intensity or difficulty.
3.根据权利要求1所述的运动表现跟踪系统,其中,所述第一参数包括速度信息、距离信息或定时信息中的至少之一。 3. The movement according to claim 1, performance tracking system, wherein said first parameter comprises a velocity information, at least one of the timing information or distance information.
4.根据权利要求1所述的运动表现跟踪系统,其中,运动表现跟踪系统进一步配置为基于训练常规的强度或难度的分级或特征化,来至少修改训练常规的一部分。 4. The movement of claim 1, performance tracking system, wherein the athletic performance tracking system is further configured to a conventional fractionation or characterized based on the intensity or difficulty of the training, at least in part to modify a conventional train.
5.根据权利要求1所述的运动表现跟踪系统,其中,所述输入系统进一步配置为接收在训练常规之前特征化用户感觉怎样的主观用户输入;以及其中,所述处理系统被编程且被采用来基于主观用户输入从多个训练常规选择训练常规。 The motion of the tracking system performance to claim 1, wherein the input system is further configured to receive regular training before characterizing how the user feels a subjective user input; and wherein the processing system is programmed and employed It is based on subjective user input from multiple training routine select training routine.
6.根据权利要求1所述的运动表现跟踪系统,进一步包括配置为检测与用户表现相关联的用户的韵律的感测系统。 6. The movement according to claim 1, performance tracking system, further comprising configuring a user rhythm performance associated with the sensing system to detect a user.
7.根据权利要求1所述的运动表现跟踪系统,进一步包括配置为检测用户的心率的感测系统。 7. The movement according to claim 1, performance tracking system further comprises a configured to detect a user's heart rate sensing system.
8.根据权利要求1所述的运动表现跟踪系统,进一步包括包含加速度计的感测系统。 8. The movement of the performance of a tracking system according to claim, further comprising an accelerometer comprising a sensing system.
9.根据权利要求1所述的运动表现跟踪系统,其中,所述运动表现跟踪系统进一步配置为确定和跟踪用户表现发生的位置。 9. The movement of claim 1, performance tracking system, wherein the athletic performance tracking system is further configured to determine the user's performance and track position occurs.
10.根据权利要求1所述的运动表现跟踪系统,其中,所述运动表现跟踪系统进一步配置为确定用户在确定的位置花费的时间的量。 10. The movement according to claim 1 according to the performance of the tracking system, wherein the athletic performance tracking system is further configured amount of time it takes a user in a position determined for determination.
11.根据权利要求10所述的运动表现跟踪系统,其中,所述运动表现跟踪系统配置为通过与位于该位置的其他设备通信来确定该位置。 11. The movement according to claim 10 performance tracking system, wherein the athletic performance tracking system configured to communicate with other devices at that location and to determine the location.
12.—种方法,包括: 接收至少指示与训练常规期间的用户表现相关联的第一参数的在处理系统处的电子输入,其中所述第一参数包括与训练常规相关联的身体或生理数据; 在训练常规的用户表现期间,确定是否已经满足与训练常规相关联的预定条件; 响应于确定已经满足预定条件: 提示用户训练常规的强度或难度的分级或特征化;以及接收指定训练常规的强度或难度的分级或特征化的主观用户输入;以及基于训练常规的强度或难度的分级或特征化生成将来的训练常规。 12.- method, comprising: receiving at least a first parameter indicative of performance associated with the user during the training conventional electronic processing system at the input, wherein said first parameter comprises a physical or physiological data associated with conventional training ; during the training regular user performance, determining whether a predetermined condition and training routine associated been met; in response to determining that has satisfied the predetermined condition: prompting the user to train classifier or features of conventional intensity or difficulty; and receiving a specified training routine or characterized graded intensity or subjective difficulty a user input; and generating future training routine or characterized based on a hierarchical conventional training intensity or difficulty.
13.根据权利要求12所述的方法,其中,所述第一参数包括速度信息、距离信息或定时信息中的至少之一。 13 wherein said first parameter comprises a velocity information, or information from at least one of timing information according to claim 12, wherein,.
14.根据权利要求12所述的方法,其中,所述方法进一步包括基于训练常规的强度或难度的分级或特征化,至少修改训练常规的一部分。 14. The method according to claim 12, wherein the method further comprises grading or characterized based on the training of conventional intensity or difficulty of modifying at least a portion of a conventional train.
15.根据权利要求12所述的方法,进一步包括: 接收在训练常规之前特征化用户感觉怎样的主观用户输入;以及基于主观用户输入从多个训练常规选择训练常规。 15. The method according to claim 12, further comprising: prior to receiving a conventional training characterizing how the user feels a subjective user input; and trained based on subjective user input to select from a plurality of conventional training routine.
16.根据权利要求12所述的方法,进一步包括检测与用户表现相关联的用户的韵律。 16. The method according to claim 12, further comprising detecting a user's prosody associated user's performance.
17.根据权利要求12所述的方法,进一步包括检测用户的心率。 17. The method according to claim 12, further comprising detecting a user's heart rate.
18.根据权利要求12所述的方法,进一步包括使用加速度计检测运动。 18. The method according to claim 12, further comprising a motion detection using an accelerometer.
19.根据权利要求12所述的方法,进一步包括确定和跟踪用户表现发生的位置。 19. The method of claim 12, further comprising determining and tracking the position of the user's performance occurred.
20.根据权利要求19所述的方法,进一步包括确定用户在确定的位置花费的时间的量。 20. The method of claim 19, further comprising determining an amount of time determined by the user takes a position.
21.根据权利要求19所述的方法,其中通过与位于该位置的其他设备通信来执行确定该位置。 21. The method of claim 19, wherein the position determination is performed by communication with other devices at that location and.
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