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Gregory Peter Carlsson, Steven Martin Richman, James R Milne: Distributed wireless speaker system with automatic configuration determination when new speakers are added. Sony Corporation, John L Rogitz, March 15, 2016: US09288597 (42 worldwide citation)

In an audio speaker network, setup of speaker location, sound track or channel assignation, and speaker parameters is facilitated by an application detecting speaker locations and prompting a user to input rough room boundaries and a desired listener location in the room. Based on this, optimum spea ...


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Gregory Peter Carlsson, Steven Martin Richman, James R Milne: Distributed wireless speaker system. SONY CORPORATION, John L Rogitz, January 31, 2017: US09560449 (13 worldwide citation)

A user is guided through various setup routines to optimize speaker parameters and/or positions and/or frequency assignations for the particular space in which the speaker system is located and intended to be used. This can be done using an application downloaded from a cloud server to a smart phone ...


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Gregory Peter Carlsson, Keith Resch, Oscar Manuel Vega: Networked speaker system with follow me. Sony Corporation, John L Rogitz, July 4, 2017: US09699579 (1 worldwide citation)

In a multi-speaker audio system for, e.g., a home entertainment system or other entertainment system, each networked-speaker (wired or wireless) is activated or deactivated as appropriate such that audio play follows a user as the user moves around the home.


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Gregory Peter Carlsson, James R Milne, Steven Martin Richman, Frederick J Zustak: Distributed wireless speaker system with light show. Sony Corporation, John L Rogitz, August 23, 2016: US09426551 (1 worldwide citation)

In an audio speaker network, the individual speakers of the network have lamps on them that are controlled to present a light show in synchrony with the audio being played by the system.


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Gregory Peter Carlsson, Frederick J Zustak, Steven Martin Richman, James R Milne: Wireless speaker system with noise cancelation. Sony Corporation, John L Rogitz, June 14, 2016: US09369801 (1 worldwide citation)

A networked-speaker system which includes noise cancelling for active suppression of unwanted sounds. Feed-forward or feed-back cancelation can be used as appropriate for the location of the microphone sensing the noise.


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Gregory Peter Carlsson, Keith Resch, Oscar Manuel Vega: Networked speaker system with follow me. Sony Corporation, John L Rogitz, January 5, 2016: US09232335 (1 worldwide citation)

In a multi-speaker audio system for, e.g., a home entertainment system or other entertainment system, each networked-speaker (wired or wireless) is activated or deactivated as appropriate such that audio play follows a user as the user moves around the home.


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Gregory Peter Carlsson, Frederick J Zustak, Steven Martin Richman, James R Milne: Wireless speaker system with distributed low (bass) frequency. Sony Corporation, John L Rogitz, July 26, 2016: US09402145 (1 worldwide citation)

A speaker system comprised of more than one speaker, which utilizes the known characteristics and location of each speaker to enhance low frequency (low (bass) frequency) performance of the system.


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James R Milne, Gregory Peter Carlsson, Steven Martin Richman, Frederick J Zustak: Audio speaker system with virtual music performance. SONY CORPORATION, John L Rogitz, January 9, 2018: US09866986

In a multi-speaker audio system for, e.g., a home entertainment system or other entertainment system, each networked-speaker (wired or wireless) can be assigned a particular voice, instrument, group of voices and/or instruments, or a particular stage location of a performance to reproduce a more rea ...


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James R Milne, Gregory Peter Carlsson: Networked speaker system with LED-based wireless communication and object detection. Sony Corporation, John L Rogitz, December 26, 2017: US09854362

A networked speaker system communicates using Li-Fi. The LEDs implementing the Li-Fi may also have modes in which they are used to map the walls of a room in which the speakers are located, detect the locations of speakers in the room, and detect and classify listeners in the room. Based on this, wa ...


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James R Milne, Gregory Peter Carlsson, Frederick J Zustak: Vehicle ad hoc network (VANET). SONY CORPORATION, John L Rogitz, November 21, 2017: US09826368

Mesh node modules are associated with vehicles and companion nodes can dynamically form a mesh network which uploads location information of the nodes and in some cases additional information, e.g., road condition or proximity to objects.



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