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1. (WO2018005484) BRUSH ENCODING DEVICE, SYSTEM, AND USER INTERFACE TO PROMOTE OPTIMUM PERFORMANCE OF HANDHELD COSMETIC DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/005484    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/039492
Publication Date: Fri Jan 05 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jun 28 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A46B 13/00
A46B 13/02
A46B 15/00
Applicants: L'OREAL
STRAKA, Scott
RUTLEDGE, Ryan
BAYEH, Daniel
ALEXANDER, Jeff
KISSINGER, Jeffrey
Inventors: STRAKA, Scott
RUTLEDGE, Ryan
BAYEH, Daniel
ALEXANDER, Jeff
KISSINGER, Jeffrey
Title: BRUSH ENCODING DEVICE, SYSTEM, AND USER INTERFACE TO PROMOTE OPTIMUM PERFORMANCE OF HANDHELD COSMETIC DEVICE
Abstract:
A personal care appliance is provided that includes a brushhead for use in skincare; an appliance body having a motor assembly for oscillating the brushhead, wherein the brushhead or a portion of the motor assembly that is configured to oscillate includes a marking; and a brush encoder configured to detect the marking, and determine the oscillation of the brushhead. Further, there is a system and user interface to promote optimum performance of a personal care appliance is provided including: a personal care appliance having an appliance status; and a client device, in communication with the appliance, including circuitry configured to compare the appliance status with the protocol for using the appliance, control display of an indicator based on the comparison.