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EDUCATIONAL OR DEMONSTRATION APPLIANCES; APPLIANCES FOR TEACHING, OR COMMUNICATING WITH, THE BLIND, DEAF OR MUTE; MODELS; PLANETARIA; GLOBES; MAPS; DIAGRAMS (devices for psychotechnics or for testing reaction times A61B 5/16 ; games, sports, amusements A63; projectors, projector screens G03B)
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Displaying;Advertizing;Signs;Labels or name-plates;Seals
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Devices for psychotechnics
Manually or mechanically operated educational appliances using elements forming, or bearing, symbols, signs, pictures, or the like which are arranged or adapted to be arranged in one or more particular ways (puzzle-games A63F 9/00; advertising or displaying in general G09F)
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Displaying;Advertizing;Signs;Labels or name-plates;Seals
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Building blocks and structures in general
Games not otherwise privided for
Manually or mechanically operated teaching appliances working with questions and answers (electrically-operated G09B 7/00; [N: e.g. G09B 7/063] advertising or displaying in general G09F)
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Question and answers games: A63F 9/18

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Displaying;Advertizing;Signs;Labels or name-plates;Seals
Electrically-operated teaching apparatus or devises working with questions and answers
Electrically-operated educational appliances (working with questions and answers G09B 7/00; simulators G09B 9/00; advertising or displaying in general G09F)
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Conference or broadcast networks: H04L 12/18

Child proximity detectors: G08B 21/02

Registration or payment over television: H04N 7/16

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Displaying;Advertizing;Signs;Labels or name-plates;Seals
Electrically-operated teaching apparatus or devises working with questions and answers
Simulators for teaching or training purposes
with audible presentation of the material to be studied (reading and recognising printed or written characters G06K 9/00; sound recording or reproducing G11B)
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Recording and playback systems: G05B 19/42

Electric or electronic hearing aids: H04R 25/00

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INFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
Methods or arrangements for reading or recognising printed or written characters or for recognising patterns
[N: Combinations of audio and printed presentations, e.g. magnetically striped cards, talking books, magnetic tapes with printed texts thereon]
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Book binding: B42D

providing for individual presentation of information to a plurality of student stations
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Secret communication: H04C9/00, H04K

all student stations being capable of presenting the same information simultaneously (G09B 5/14 takes precedence)
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Audience response: H04H9/00L

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with provision for individual teacher-student communication
with provision for individual teacher-student communication
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Video conference:H04N 7/14

Electrically-operated teaching apparatus or devices working with questions and answers (mechanically operated G09B 3/00; computing arrangements G06F)
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Question and answers games: A63F 9/18

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This subclass/group does not cover:
Manually or mechanically operated teaching appliances working with questions and answers
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ELECTRICAL DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING (computers in which a part of the computation is effected hydraulically or pneumatically
of the multiple-choice answer-type, i.e. where a given question is provided with a series of answers and a choice has to be made from the answers
Relationship between large subject matter areas

OCR, scanning: G06K 9/20

providing for individual presentation of questions to a plurality of student stations
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Image transformation: G06T 3/00

Simulators for teaching or training purposes (for the use of weapons F41; computing aspects G06; [N: protocols for networked simulations H04L 29/06034])
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Game displays: A63F 13/00

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Protocols for networked simulations, virtual reality or games
[N: for locating or ranging of objects]
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Night vision goggles: F41A 33/00

for teaching control of vehicles or other craft
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Amusement arrangements creating the illusion of travel: A63G 31/16

Protocols for networked simulations or virtual reality: H04L 29/06034

for teaching control of land vehicles
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Abstract tuition, procedural aspects
providing simulation in a real vehicle (G09B 9/052, G09B 9/058 take precedence)
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Vehicle testing: G01M 17/00

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characterised by providing for recording or measuring trainee's performance
for teaching control of cycles or motorcycles
for teaching control of cycles or motorcycles
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Motorcycles: B25H 1/00

Teaching hand-writing, shorthand, drawing, or painting
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Metronomes
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Music instruments in general
G10
Representaion of music
Guide sheets or plates; Tracing charts (templets for drawing purposes B43L 13/20)
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Writing or drawing templates
Teaching painting
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Paint: C09D

Teaching typing
Teaching music (metronomes G04F 5/02)
Informative references
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Metronomes
[N: Electrically operated systems]
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with sound emitters
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Recording and playback systems: G05B 19/42

Devices for exercising or strengthening fingers or arms; Devices for holding fingers or arms in a proper position for playing (for teaching typing G09B 13/00; exercising apparatus for developing or strengthening the muscles for physical training A63B 21/00, A63B 23/00)
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Exercising apparatus for developing or strengthening the muscles or joints of the body by working against a counterforce, with or without measuring devices
Exercising apparatus specially adapted for particular parts of the body
Teaching reading (teaching lip-reading G09B 21/00)
References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Teaching literary skills
Teaching not covered by other main groups of this subclass (teaching or practice apparatus for gun-aiming or gun-laying F41G 3/26)
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Medicine intake reminders: A61J 7/04

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Teaching or practice apparatus for gun-aiming or gun-laying
Special rules of classification within this group

Instruments or devices which are adequate for teaching purposes but have no particular features aimed at facilitating tuition should be classified in the corresponding fields rather than in G09B 19/00; for example a black board and chalk don't have intrinsic properties that make them fit for teaching, their respective functions are to serve as a writing support and a writing tool.

[N: Colour matching, recognition, analysis, mixture or the like]
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Measuring colours: G01J 3/46

[N: Repetitive work cycles; Sequence of movements]
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Exercise control in sport: A63B 24/00

Sport training gear: A63B 69/00

Shooting sports: F41G 3/26

Work benches: B25H 1/00

[N: History]
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Games based on History : A63F 3/0449

[N: Computers, e.g. programming (Computer models G09B 23/186, data processing equipment used in education G06F5/20K)]
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Form filling: G06F 17/243

Special rules of classification within this group

Learning methods for atificial intelligence models are not to be classified in G09B 19/0053 or anywhere in G09B. For such methods, see G06N 3/08.

The reference to G06F5/20K is deprecated, the class no longer exists.

[N: Geography]
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[N: Body hygiene; Dressing; Knot tying]
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Toilet seats for children
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Tooth brushes
Counting; Calculating (abacus G06C 1/00)
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Abacus
Foreign languages (with audible presentation of material to be studied G09B 5/04)
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This subclass/group does not cover:
Simulators for teaching or training purposes
Informative references
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Natural language translators
Speech recognition
Modelling
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Sculpture or carving: see also B44B

Control of vehicles or other craft (simulators G09B 9/02)
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Testing reaction times for vehicle drivers: A61B 5/18

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Teaching, or communicating with, the blind, deaf or mute (audible presentation of material to be studied G09B 5/04; devices or methods for replacing direct visual or auditory perception by another kind of perception A61F 9/08, A61F 11/04; audible indication of meter readings or of colour G01D 7/12; watches for blind persons G04B 25/02; methods or arrangements for reading or recognising printed or written characters G06K 9/00; speech analysis, speech recognition G10L; sound-recording or reproducing, per se G11B)
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Phones for the disabled, including the blind and the deaf: H04M 1/2474

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
with audible presentation of the material to be studied
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Input means with feedback to humand body
Devices or methods enabling eye-patients to replace direct visual perception by another kind of perception
Devices or methods enabling ear patients to replace direct auditory perception by another kind of perception
Audible indication of meter readings, e.g. for the blind
by feeling;Clocks or watches for blind persons
Methods or arrangements for reading or recognising printed or written characters or for recognising patterns, e.g. fingerprints
SPEECH ANALYSIS OR SYNTHESIS; SPEECH RECOGNITION; SPEECH OR VOICE PROCESSING; SPEECH OR AUDIO CODING OR DECODING
INFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
[N: Teaching or communicating with blind persons (G09B 21/02 to G09B 21/06 take precedence)]
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Enabling eye patients to replace direct visual perception: A61F 9/08

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Devices for Braille writing
Devices for teaching lip-reading
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Walking canes for the blind
Sonars - locating systems for the blind
[N: using tactile presentation of the information, e.g. Braille displays]
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Tactile clocks or watches for use by the blind
Tactile signalling systems
[N: using audible presentation of the information]
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Audible indications of meter or colour readings
[N: Teaching or communicating with deaf persons (G09B 21/04 takes precedence) (deaf and dumb persons G09B 21/00)]
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Translating sound into colours and/or patterns : A63J 17/00

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Deaf aid-sets
Devices for conversing with the deaf-blind
Teaching, or communication with, the blind, deaf or mute
Models for scientific, medical, or mathematical purposes, e.g. full-sized devices for demonstration purposes (in the nature of toys A63H)
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MERRY-GO-ROUNDS; SWINGS; ROCKING-HORSES; CHUTES; SWITCHBACKS; SIMILAR DEVICES FOR PUBLIC AMUSEMENT
[N: for digital electronics; for computers, e.g. microprocessors]
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Random generators: G06F 7/58

for medicine
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Actual surgery, medical diagnosis: A61B

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Computers adapted to administrate medical records in general
G06F19/00A
Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:
Phantom
human model used in medical simulations
[N: for dentistry or oral hygiene (G09B 23/286 takes precedence)]
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Actual dentistry tools: A61B 1/00

Measuring in dentistry: A61C 19/04

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This subclass/group does not cover:
Teaching the use of a toothbrush
for scanning or photography techniques, e.g. X-rays, ultrasonics
[N: for injections, endoscopy, bronchoscopy, sigmoidscopy, insertion of contraceptive devices or enemas]
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Actual medical endoscopic tools: A61B 1/00

[N: for artificial respiration or heart massage]
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Artificial respiration: A61H 31/00

Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:
CPR
cardiopulmonary ressuscitation
Anatomical models [N: G09B 23/281 to G09B 23/288 take precedence]
References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
for pregnancy, birth or obstetrics
for artificial respiration or heart massage
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Talking dolls
Models for purposes not provided for in G09B 23/00, e.g. full-sized devices for demonstration purposes (model vehicles, tracks therefor, models in the nature of toys A63H)
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Adaptative control systems: G05B 13/00

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Models for scientific,medical, or mathematical purposes
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Toys, e.g. TOPS,DOLLS,HOOPS,BUILDING BLOCKS
of industrial processes; of machinery
Relationship between large subject matter areas

Motor or engine test benches: B25H 1/0007

of buildings
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Maps of buildings: G09B 29/00

Planetaria; Globes
Maps; Plans; Charts; Diagrams, e.g. route diagram (star maps G09B 27/04; devices for holding or supporting maps A47B 97/02; for computing purposes G06G 1/14, G09B 1/16; display boards G09F)
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GPS based navigation without other pedagogic purpose
Displaying;Advertizing;Signs;Labels or name-plates;Seals
in which a straight or curved line has to be drawn from given points on one or more input scales to one or more points on a result scale
the elements each bearing a plurality of different symbols, signs, or combinations of symbols and signs, only one symbol, sign, or combination thereof, of each element to be used at a time
Star maps
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in which a straight or curved line has to be drawn from given points on one or more input scales to one or more points on a result scale
Devices for holding or supporting maps, drawings, or the like, including means for preventing rolling-up
[N: Planning boards]
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Map printing process
Map spot or coordinate position indicators; Map reading aids (optical projection apparatus per se G03B)
Relationship between large subject matter areas

For route calculation based e.g. on current position as indicated by GPS see G01C 21/00

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Navigation; Navigational instruments not provided for in preceding groups
Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:
Map spot indicators
device or system which highlights the position(s) of points of interest
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