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Stuart Bryce, Tomasz Celinski, Adam J Kent: Unification of multimedia devices. Altec Lansing Australia, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, July 26, 2011: US07987294 (243 worldwide citation)

Described herein are various methods and systems relating to the unification of media devices, and more specifically to the provision of wireless audio systems. In overview, two or more wireless speaker subsystem units substantially autonomously form a single wireless audio system having its own con ...


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Max Gordon Ramsay, Joe Taylor, Vincenzo Giuliani: User interface for managing the operation of networked media playback devices. Altec Lansing Australia, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, April 16, 2013: US08423893 (67 worldwide citation)

Described herein are systems and methods for managing the operation of networked media playback devices. One embodiment includes Graphical User Interface for coordinating playback of media via one or more networked wireless speaker devices. In particular, a user is able to “drag and drop” audio trac ...


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Stuart Bryce, Richard D Kinder: Configuring and connecting to a media wireless network. Altec Lansing Australia, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, July 19, 2011: US07983615 (45 worldwide citation)

A method performed by a wireless media device such as a wireless loudspeaker subsystem for configuring and connecting to a media wireless network. The wireless media device first associates to an existing infrastructure based wireless network at a first phase. At a second phase, the wireless media d ...


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Tomasz Celinski, Peter Celinski, Stuart Bryce, Max Gordon Ramsay, Adam J Kent, Adam Kaczynski: Media data synchronization in a wireless network. Altec Lansing Australia, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, August 9, 2011: US07996700 (5 worldwide citation)

A method of keeping global time in a wireless network, the method includes reading a Time Synchronization Function (TSF) to provide an initial time base. An interconnected clock control circuit is employed to read the TSF time from the circuitry used to read the TSF and to implement a local clock ba ...


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Richard D Kinder, Stuart Bryce, Adam J Kent: Media distribution in a wireless network. Altec Lansing Australia, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, May 17, 2011: US07944922 (4 worldwide citation)

In a network environment such as a wireless packet network, a source node transmits a data stream, e.g., a stream of media packets to a plurality of sink nodes, including the source node transmitting a first data stream of unicast packets addressed to at least a first one of the sink nodes, while ot ...


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Tomasz Celinski, Peter Celinski, Stuart Bryce, Max Gordon Ramsay: Media data transfer in a network environment. Altec Lansing Australia, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, June 11, 2013: US08462627 (1 worldwide citation)

In a wireless network environment, a method of transmitting data from a source device to a set of sink devices, the method comprising the steps of: (a) initially the source device broadcasting packet data collectively to each of the sink devices; (b) the sink devices collecting packet data and ident ...


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