06684060 is referenced by 47 patents.

A digital wireless premises audio system, a method of operating the same and a home theater system incorporating the audio system or the method. In one embodiment, the audio system includes: (1) a digital audio encoder/transmitter, located on the premises, that accepts an audio channel in digital form, encodes the channel into a stream of digital data and wirelessly transmits the stream about the premises and (2) a speaker module, located on the premises, couplable to a power source and including, in series, a digital audio receiver/decoder, an audio amplifier and a speaker, that receives the stream, decodes the audio channel therefrom, converts the audio channel to analog form and employs power from the power source to amplify the audio channel and drive the speaker therewith.

Title
Digital wireless premises audio system and method of operation thereof
Application Number
9/547381
Publication Number
6684060 (B1)
Application Date
April 11, 2000
Publication Date
January 27, 2004
Inventor
Steven D Curtin
Freehold
NJ, US
Assignee
Agere Systems
PA, US
IPC
H04B 5/00
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