Resources Contact Us Home
Device and method for exercise prescription, detection of successful performance, and provision of reward therefore

Image Number 12 for United States Patent #8109858.

An exercise computer monitors the exercises of a user, especially a child, and provides rewards for exercises done well and regularly, thereby motivating the user. Rewards take the form of video games, cartoons, music, and merchant coupons. The exercise computer also provides encouragement and advice as the user progresses in skill level. Exercises may be prescribed. A record of exercise performance can be produced, to track the user's progress over time. The system and method can readily utilize the current install base of handheld computers and video games pre-existing in the marketplace.

  Recently Added Patents
Conjoined class-based networking
Optical data storage media
Multi-object appearance-enhanced fusion of camera and range sensor data
Capacitive microphone with integrated cavity
Methods for dynamic discounting
Priority-based power capping in data processing systems
  Randomly Featured Patents
Driver circuit and method for driving an electronic component
Multiconductor cable tester
Patterning of polyimide films with far ultraviolet light
Method of manufacturing an antenna device for portable telephone
Process for the production of activated polyethers
Writing or drafting instrument with exchangeable writing medium container
Method and apparatus for reducing stresses applied to bonded interconnects between substrates
Back pack signal light unit
Slider link press
Load-sharing technique for distributing multi-protocol label switching protocol encapsulated flows across multiple physical links