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Jonathan Sass: Apparatus for distributing and playing audio information. IM Networks, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett, November 23, 2004: US06823225 (235 worldwide citation)

A system and method for distributing audio information is disclosed. The system comprises a receiver, a server, and a communication network. The receiver allows a user to select and receive audio information that is stored at a location remote to the user. The server stores data and network addresse ...


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Mark T Bolas, Ian E McDowall: Internet radio receiver having a rotary knob for selecting audio content provider designations and negotiating internet access to URLS associated with the designations. IM Networks, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett, May 14, 2002: US06389463 (75 worldwide citation)

An device for receiving streaming audio or other audio sources netcast in analogous fashion to a radio broadcast, said device providing an interface analogous to a radio receiver, eliminating the necessity of an intervening personal computer system.


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Ian E McDowall, Mark T Bolas, Scott Smith: Internet radio receiver with linear tuning interface. IM Networks, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett, July 19, 2005: US06920479 (17 worldwide citation)

A system for supplying streaming media or other media sources to clients, which provides for selection of internet based audio contest providers based on arbitrarily assigned numbers that function as proxies for the URL or IP address of the audio content providers.


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Ian E McDowall, Mark T Bolas, Scott Smith, Mary McCann: Internet radio receiver with linear tuning interface. IM Networks, Crockett & Crockett, March 30, 2006: US20060067304-A1

A system for supplying streaming media or other media sources to clients, said system providing for selection of internet based audio content providers based on arbitrarily assigned numbers that function as proxies for the URL or IP address of the audio content providers.


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Logan Jonathan, Frerichs David, Mason James Eric: System and method for minimizing perceived dead air time in internet streaming media delivery. Im Networks, CROCKETT K David, September 6, 2002: WO/2002/069169

A system for supplying streaming media or other media sources to clients, where said system minimizes the lag time perceived by the user during negotiation between media sources (2, 4, 5) by outputting the media content remaining in the buffer (3, 6) while the system is negotiating connection and bu ...


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Frerichs David J, Logan Jonathan, Mason Eric: System and method for maintaining constant buffering time in internet streaming media delivery. Im Networks, CROCKETT K David, September 6, 2002: WO/2002/069170

A system and method for buffering streaming audio data or other media sources to an internet applicance (2). The internet appliance sends a request to an internet radion database server (3) over the internet. The system maintains a constant buffering time by adjusting the low water mark of the play ...


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Bolas Mark T, Mcdowall Ian E: Internet radio receiver and interface. Im Networks, March 27, 2002: EP1190336-A1

A device (1) for receiving streaming audio or other audio sources (26) netcast in analogous fashion to a radio broadcast, said device providing an interface analogous to a radio receiver, eliminating the necessity of an intervening personal computer system.


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Bolas Mark T, Mcdowall Ian E: Internet radio receiver and interface. Im Networks, March 16, 2002: KR1020017016173

A device (1) for receiving streaming audio or other audio sources (26) netcast in analogous fashion to a radio broadcast, said device providing an interface analogous to a radio receiver, eliminating the necessity of an intervening personal computer system.