Abstract: An apparatus is provided for holding an electronic device. That apparatus includes a body having a cavity for receiving the electronic device. The body also includes an integral retention element that engages the electronic device in the cavity to hold the electronic device in a desired position.
Abstract: A motor vehicle includes a loudspeaker, a voice recognition module, and a microphone producing a microphone signal based upon words uttered by a human passenger within a passenger compartment of the motor vehicle. An electronic processor is communicatively coupled to the microphone, the loudspeaker, and the voice recognition module. The electronic processor receives the microphone signal and communicates with the voice recognition module to thereby ascertain the words uttered by the human passenger. The electronic processor retrieves Karaoke music corresponding to the ascertained words uttered by the human passenger, and plays the Karaoke music on the loudspeaker.
June 14, 2017
Date of Patent:
March 20, 2018
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America, a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America
Conrad Arlo Maxwell, Eric V. Winsor, Mark D. Nelson, Merle L. Walker, Brent Carlen Giles, Elie Mathias Monge, Sean Patrick Murphy, Shannon Collleen Fong, Alice Viola Pintus, Thomas Mitchell Dair