WO2001069829A3 - Networked interactive toy apparatus operative to promote sales - Google Patents

Networked interactive toy apparatus operative to promote sales Download PDF

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WO2001069829A3
WO2001069829A3 PCT/IL2001/000247 IL0100247W WO0169829A3 WO 2001069829 A3 WO2001069829 A3 WO 2001069829A3 IL 0100247 W IL0100247 W IL 0100247W WO 0169829 A3 WO0169829 A3 WO 0169829A3
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interactive toys
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Jacob Gabai
Oz Gabai
Nimrod Sandlerman
Nathan Weiss
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Jacob Gabai
Oz Gabai
Nimrod Sandlerman
Nathan Weiss
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63HTOYS, e.g. TOPS, DOLLS, HOOPS, BUILDING BLOCKS
    • A63H3/00Dolls
    • A63H3/28Arrangements of sound-producing means in dolls; Means in dolls for producing sounds
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63HTOYS, e.g. TOPS, DOLLS, HOOPS, BUILDING BLOCKS
    • A63H30/00Remote-control arrangements specially adapted for toys, e.g. for toy vehicles
    • A63H30/02Electrical arrangements
    • A63H30/04Electrical arrangements using wireless transmission
    • GPHYSICS
    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06QDATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS OR METHODS, SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES; SYSTEMS OR METHODS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • G06Q30/00Commerce, e.g. shopping or e-commerce
    • G06Q30/02Marketing, e.g. market research and analysis, surveying, promotions, advertising, buyer profiling, customer management or rewards; Price estimation or determination
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63HTOYS, e.g. TOPS, DOLLS, HOOPS, BUILDING BLOCKS
    • A63H2200/00Computerized interactive toys, e.g. dolls

Abstract

Sales promotion apparatus and methods employing interactive toys are described. Interactive toys (20) have real time conversations with users (10), preferably employing speech recognition. Interactive toys are preferably connected to at least one interactive toy server which is preferably connected to entertainment, education and sales promotion servers possibly via Internet communication systems utilizing, for example, telephone lines, coaxial cables, satellite or other broadband systems. Interactive toys are preferably connected to a computing device such as a home computer (70) or an Interactive Television set-top box via a wireless link. They may support mobile cellular or satellite communication.
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