Video Fitness Machine

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U.S. Patent : # 7,022,048

Inventors : John & Juan Fernandez

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As attorney for the inventor of the innovative Video Fitness Machine we are currently seeking manufacturing companies to license, purchase patent rights or enter into a royalty agreement for this timely invention. Interested parties can reach the attorney at the contact numbers listed at the bottom of this page.

Objects of the present invention:

  • to provide a video fitness apparatus for providing an interactive exercise experience

  • to provide a video fitness apparatus that is formed as an exercise cycle with a display screen

  • to provide a video fitness apparatus wherein the display screen selectively displays stored video data representing a cycling course

  • to provide a video fitness apparatus wherein the rider can selectively determine which cycling course will be displayed on the screen for viewing thereof

  • to provide a video fitness apparatus that selectively provides resistance to a rider throughout the exercise routine

  • to provide a video fitness apparatus wherein the resistance provided is substantially equal to the pitch of the displayed course

  • to provide a video fitness apparatus wherein the stored courses are well known courses located throughout the world

  • to provide a video fitness apparatus wherein the display screen is a touch-sensitive display

  • to provide a video fitness apparatus wherein the user can selectively input vital statistics for tracking and evaluation thereof

  • to provide a video fitness apparatus that is simple and easy to use

  • to provide a video fitness apparatus that is economical in cost to manufacture

The following pictures are meant to display possible physical characteristics of the present invention and are not to be taken in a limiting sense. It is understood that other embodiments may be utilized and that structural changes may be made without departing from the scope of the invention.


LIST OF REFERENCE NUMERALS
2 user/rider 28 pedal block
10 video fitness apparatus30 strap
12 cycle body 32 seat
14 monitor34 handles
16 screen 35 mount
17 monitor leg36 hinge
18 handle bar 38 directional arrow
20 seat40 processor
22 seat extension 42 storage device
24 pedal mechanism44 ROM
26 pedal extension 46 resistance control device

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FIGURE 1

Figure 1 is a perspective view of the video fitness apparatus of the present invention.

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FIGURE 1a

Figure 1a is a perspective view of an alternate embodiment of the video fitness apparatus of the present invention.

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FIGURE 2

Figure 2 is a side view of the video fitness apparatus.

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FIGURE 2a

Figure 2a is a side view of an alternate embodiment of the video fitness apparatus.

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FIGURE 3

Figure 3 is a top view of the video fitness apparatus of the present invention.

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FIGURE 4

Figure 4 is a side view of an alternate embodiment of the video fitness apparatus.

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FIGURE 5

Figure 5 is an enlarged face view of the display screen of the video fitness apparatus.

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FIGURE 6

Figure 6 is a side view of the invention having a selectively pivotable display.

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FIGURE 7

Figure 7 is a block diagram of the video fitness apparatus.

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FIGURE 8

Figure 8 is a flowchart detailing the operation of the invention.

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FIGURE 9

Figure 9 is an illustrative view of various cardiovascular devices incorporating the video fitness apparatus.

If you are interested in licensing, purchasing the rights to the above invention or entering into a royalty agreement please contact the office of Michael I. Kroll as follows:

Michael I. Kroll
80 Skyline Drive, Suite 304
Plainview, New York 11803
Tel. #: 800-367-7774
Tel. #: 516-367-7777
Fax #: 800-367-7999
Fax #: 516-802-0510
E-Mail patent@invention.net

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