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Title:
HOUSEHOLD ELECTRIC APPLIANCE WITH VOICE FUNCTION
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2005031540
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To improve the user-friendliness of a household electric appliance with voice function by avoiding uniform voice output.

In an example of a microwave oven, a control circuit 8 is constituted to control operations for heat cooking by a magnetron 9 and a heater 10, and to perform voice guidance and notice of information by a loudspeaker 7. The control circuit 8 is provided with functions of a voice data storage part 8a and a voice data selection part 8b. A plurality of voice output data using different expressions for the same notice contents are stored as a data group. The control circuit 8 reads a data group corresponding to notice contents out, and selects and outputs voice output data at random or optionally in a voice output operation. Consequently, a different note message is outputted even for the same notice contents, so that a user is not get tired of the voice notification.


Inventors:
FURUTA KAZUHIRO
Application Number:
JP2003272841A
Publication Date:
February 03, 2005
Filing Date:
July 10, 2003
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Assignee:
TOSHIBA CORP
International Classes:
F24C7/02; F24C15/00; G10L13/00; G10L13/04; G10L15/00; (IPC1-7): G10L13/00; F24C7/02; F24C15/00; G10L13/04; G10L15/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Tsuyoshi Sato
Kiyoshi Ogawa