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Jason Harlow, Tetsuro Oishi, Kevin P Annunziato, Ian M Collier, Michael Monahan, Roman Sapiejewski: Equalized earphones. Bose Corporation, Bose Corporation, November 26, 2013: US08594351 (23 worldwide citation)

An earphone includes a first acoustic chamber having a reactive element and a resistive element in a parallel configuration, a second acoustic chamber separated from the first acoustic chamber by an acoustic transducer and including a unitary port to provide both pressure equalization of the second ...


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Tetsuro Oishi, William H Bush: Playback device configuration based on proximity detection. Sonos, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, August 22, 2017: US09743208 (9 worldwide citation)

Embodiments described herein involve configuring a playback device based on the detection of a barrier in proximity to the playback device. One embodiment may involve receiving proximity data that includes an indication of a barrier that is proximate to a playback device; detecting that the barrier ...


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Tetsuro Oishi, Sam Noertker: Speakers, headphones, and kits related to vibrations in an audio system, and methods for forming same. Skullcandy, TraskBritt, February 24, 2015: US08965028 (7 worldwide citation)

A speaker comprises a support structure having a circumferentially extending rim, a vibration member configured to be displaced relative to the support structure during operation of the speaker, and a suspension member suspending the vibration member relative to the support structure. The suspension ...


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Tetsuro Oishi, Rex Price, Matt Windt, Thomas C Burton: Customizable headphone audio driver assembly, headphone including such an audio driver assembly, and related methods. Skullcandy, TraskBritt, August 9, 2016: US09414145 (3 worldwide citation)

Headphones include removable audio drivers electrically coupled with electrical conductors using solderless and detachable interconnections. Driver assemblies for headphones include an audio driver and a driver unit housing. An acoustical cavity is defined between the driver unit housing and the aud ...


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Kevin Sze, Zack Leader, Jon Lee Anderson, Peter M Kelly, Tetsuro Oishi, Thomas C Burton: Modular audio systems and related assemblies and methods. Skullcandy, TraskBritt P C, January 12, 2016: US09237395 (2 worldwide citation)

Modular audio systems comprise two speaker assemblies and a wiring system. Each speaker assembly may comprise a speaker and an audio jack integral to each speaker assembly. The wiring system comprises a first wiring assembly comprising two audio jacks configured to connect to the audio jacks of the ...


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Tetsuro Oishi: Audio devices configured to emit differing sound profiles and related methods. Skullcandy, TraskBritt, April 19, 2016: US09319770 (2 worldwide citation)

Audio devices may include a first audio accessory and a speaker assembly configured for releasable attachment to the first audio accessory. The speaker assembly may include a speaker and a speaker housing coupled to the speaker, the speaker housing shaped to form an acoustic cavity proximate at leas ...


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Tetsuro Oishi, John Timothy, Sam Noertker: Headphones for stereo tactile vibration, and related systems and methods. Skullcandy, TraskBritt, January 17, 2017: US09549260 (1 worldwide citation)

Headphones for stereo tactile vibration, and related systems and methods are disclosed. A headphone comprises a first speaker assembly including a first audio driver and a first tactile bass vibrator. The headphone also comprises a second speaker assembly including a second audio driver and a second ...


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Tetsuro Oishi, William H Bush: Playback device configuration according to distortion threshold. Sonos, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, August 14, 2018: US10051399

Examples described herein involve configuring a playback device based on distortion, such as that caused by a barrier. One implementation may involve causing the playback device to play audio content according to an existing playback configuration, determining an existing frequency response of the p ...


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Matthew Buoni, Romi Kadri, Tetsuro Oishi: Three-dimensional beam forming with a microphone array. Sonos, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, August 14, 2018: US10051366

Systems and methods for three-dimensional beamforming disclosed herein include, among other features (i) generating a set of received-sound beams by applying a plurality of sets of beamforming coefficients stored in a tangible memory of the network device to sound received via a microphone array of ...


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Tetsuro Oishi, William H Bush: Playback device setting according to threshold(s). Sonos, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, December 6, 2016: US09516419

Embodiments described herein involve configuring a playback device based on the detection of a barrier remaining in proximity to the playback device until a gating condition is satisfied. In an example embodiment, a playback device receives sensor data, and determines, based on the received sensor d ...