Digital timepiece with approximate time messaging
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Citation (published version)Greg Blonder. "Digital timepiece with approximate time messaging." U.S. Patent 6,751,165-B2.
In accordance with the invention, a digital timepiece is provided with a mode of operation which presents a time message indicative of the approximate time. The mode can be implemented by adding to a digital timekeeping circuit, a digital conversion circuit to generate the messages. A visual display on the timepiece face displays the message. In a preferred embodiment the precise time can be displayed as an alternative mode.