06741869 is referenced by 57 patents.

An internet radio provides receiving and playing audio data originating from an internet. The internet radio includes controls suitable for manipulation by human digits, a communications unit used to provide the radio a communications link to the internet, an audio unit, and a processor. The processor is electrically connected to the controls, the communications unit, and the audio unit. The processor includes first instruction means for establishing the communications link to the internet using the communications unit, second instruction means for accessing an internet site containing audio data in response to a manipulation of a first control within the controls, and third instruction means for playing the audio data through the audio unit.

Title
Radio-like appliance for receiving information from the internet
Application Number
8/989499
Publication Number
6741869 (B1)
Application Date
December 12, 1997
Publication Date
May 25, 2004
Inventor
Ted Lehr
Austin
TX, US
Agent
Stephen J Walder Jr
US
Jeffrey S LaBaw
US
Duke W Yee
US
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
H04B 1/38
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