TODAY’S PATENT – INTERACTIVE TOOTHBRUSH AND REMOVABLE AUDIO COMPONENT
The Interactive toothbrush and removable audio component was invented by John J. Gatzemeyer, Eduardo Jimenez, Robert Moskovich, Kenneth Waguespack, James Kemp, Douglas Hohlbein, Mary Horchos, Thomas Mintel on December 30, 2014 bearing patent number US8918940B2.
The healthy cleaning habits should extend beyond teeth cleaning. Recursive tasks such as washing dishes, cleaning a house, shampooing, and shaving, may be rushed and/or even neglected since little to no pleasure is often associated with them. Aspects of the invention enable a person to know when he/she has brushed his/her teeth for a period of time while enjoying an audio interlude.
An apparatus may include a connection component configured to connect the apparatus to any one of a plurality of different apparatuses. A toothbrush may include at least one measurement component configured to measure a parameter of use of an oral care region, and a processor configured to change output of a first audio signal of a plurality of audio signals to a second audio signal of the plurality of audio signals based on the measured parameter. Another toothbrush may include a processor configured to receive first data from an external source component and output second data corresponding to the received first data to at least one output device in response, and the at least output device configured to output the second data from the processor.