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The Audio Enabled Leaflets/Material

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000011578D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Mar-06
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Mar-06
Document File: 2 page(s) / 59K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

This document describes a function that enables readers of brochures, leaflets and other textual materials to gain access to an audio playback that further enhances the information printed in the material. This function, called Audio Enabled Brochure, is provided to users via the IBM Web Lecture Services voice recording system and an international toll free telephone number.

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The Audio Enabled Leaflets/Material

This document describes a function that enables readers of brochures, leaflets and other textual materials to gain access to an audio playback that further enhances the information printed in the material. This function, called Audio Enabled Brochure, is provided to users via the IBM Web Lecture Services voice recording system and an international toll free telephone number.

    Brochures and leaflets can be printed cheaply and distributed widely. Users (recipients of the brochure) do not need any computer technology to read them, however the amount of information delivered is often limited by the space available or to capture quickly the readers attention, it contains limited detail. By providing a toll-free telephone number and a sign-on code the user will be able to access audio replay that further illustrates and enhances the printed information. The audio replay is provided by a Multi Lingual Replay System & recorded by the Multi Lingual Recording System. The creator of the brochure can record the audio narrative to match the brochure in one or more languages. The access codes provided by the recording system are included in the brochure. The reader can then dial-in, punch in the access code and listen to the enhanced message.

    The leaflets can be used in the area of Life Sciences, where the leaflet is supplied as part of a medication program. Here the user is educated on how to consume the drug and possible side effects. Many...