Patent Number: 7,715,278

Title: Initiating playing of data using an alarm clock

Abstract: An alarm clock device includes a monitor for monitoring a transmission of a selected station, a detector for detecting, in the transmission of the selected station, at least one milestone. A controller operating in response to detection of the milestone is provided to store, in a memory, data of the transmission after the milestone was detected, and to initiate playing of the data at a selected wakeup time. According to the present invention, the data is recorded in response to detecting a transmission of a selected station selected from a plurality of stations.

Inventors: Lasser; Menahem (Kochav Yair, IL), Pomerantz; Itzhak (Kfar Saba, IL)

Assignee: SanDisk IL Ltd.

International Classification: G04B 47/00 (20060101); G04C 21/00 (20060101); H04B 1/18 (20060101); H04H 60/27 (20080101)

Expiration Date: 5/11/12018