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Handheld book monitor with highlighter

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004488D
Publication Date: 2000-Nov-29
Document File: 1 page(s) / 74K

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Abstract

This article of manufacture is directed to displays, more specifically to a handheld book monitor used to display digital text generated from a preprogrammed cartridge and includes a highlighter used to mark digital text for printing purposes. The handheld book monitor eliminates the need for heavy paper textbooks, illuminates for night reading, and allows a user the ability to print highlighted text.

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Handheld book monitor with highlighter

This article of manufacture is directed to displays, more specifically to a handheld book monitor used to display digital text generated from a preprogrammed cartridge and includes a highlighter used to mark digital text for printing purposes.

The handheld book monitor eliminates the need for heavy paper textbooks, illuminates for night reading, and allows a user the ability to print highlighted text.

Figure 1 Perspective view of a handheld book monitor

Figure 1 shows a perspective view of handheld book monitor 100 and includes a display screen (display) 110, preprogrammed readable cartridge (cartridge) 120, cartridge slot (slot) 130, previous page pushbutton 140, bookmark pushbutton 150, next page pushbutton 160, a highlighter 180, and a printer port 170. Cartridge 120 is a conventional readable cartridge preprogrammed with specific text information (such as a course textbook) and is inserted into slot 130. A conventional digital text conversion process generates a full page of text onto display 110. Previous page pushbutton 140 and next page pushbutton 160 allow the user to select desired text. Bookmark pushbutton 150 places an electronic bookmark when activated to allow a page of text to be viewed at a later time. Highlighter 180 allows user to mark selected text which may be printed to a conventional printer (not shown) via printer port 170.