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An unitary electronic speaker device and system for rendering a playlist are provided. An assignment of a playlist identifying a plurality of songs is received from a home personal computer. In one embodiment, the unitary electronic speaker device does not have any storage space other than the memory, and uses the hard disk embodied in the home personal computer to supply the songs. The songs are received and rendered at the unitary electronic speaker device in an order defined by the playlist. Any number of the unitary electronic speaker devices may be connected in a network with the home personal computer. In one embodiment a plurality of unitary electronic speaker devices are connected through a LAN using Ethernet.

Title
Unitary electronic speaker device for receiving an assignment of a playlist from a home personal computer and rendering the playlist
Application Number
14/750450
Publication Number
9369101 (B2)
Application Date
June 25, 2015
Publication Date
June 14, 2016
Inventor
Daniel D Sheppard
Orangevale
CA, US
Safi Qureshey
Santa Ana
CA, US
Assignee
Black Hills Media
DE, US
IPC
H04M 7/00
H04M 3/533
H04M 3/53
H04H 60/82
H04H 40/18
G06F 21/10
H04L 29/08
H04L 29/06
H04L 12/28
H04H 60/74
H04H 60/06
H04H 20/82
H04H 20/38
H04B 1/08
G06Q 30/06
G06F 17/30
H03G 3/00
G06F 17/00
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