William A McCarty, Jeff King Jr: Wireless and wired speaker hub for a home theater system. KSC, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 27, 2009: US07483538 (477 worldwide citation)

A method and system for communicating audio, video, and/or control signals within a home entertainment system. A plurality of audio channels is communicated between a wireless transmitter and a wireless receiver. The wireless transmitter is located proximate to a speaker housing. In some embodiments ...

Dannie C Lau: Wireless theater system. Harman International Industries Incorporated, Brooks Kushman P C, January 10, 2017: US09544640 (134 worldwide citation)

A system and method for wireless transmission of high-definition audio and video signals include providing lossless raw video data wirelessly to a soundbar from a headunit to eliminate the multitude of wires that traditionally connect to a television in a home theater. In one embodiment, a wireless ...

Jan van Ee, Paul S Moore, Guy J Roberts: GUI of remote control facilitates user-friendly editing of macros. U S Philips Corporation, Peter Verdonk, March 27, 2001: US06208341 (129 worldwide citation)

A remote control device for a home theater has a macro creation/editing mode with authoring tools on the remote's GUI. One of the editing tools lets the user move a selected macro step visibly up or down the list of steps on the GUI.

Michael Stein: System and method for providing modular control and for managing energy consumption. Intellinet, George T Kilpatrick Stockton Marcou, February 22, 2000: US06029092 (125 worldwide citation)

A control system is extremely flexible and modular and can be equipped or upgraded to have any number or combination of features, such as security, home theater/audio, HVAC, energy management, and lighting with each feature having a separate task unit. The task units can be added or removed from a c ...

Steven D Curtin: Digital wireless premises audio system and method of operation thereof. Agere Systems, January 27, 2004: US06684060 (81 worldwide citation)

A digital wireless premises audio system, a method of operating the same and a home theater system incorporating the audio system or the method. In one embodiment, the audio system includes: (1) a digital audio encoder/transmitter, located on the premises, that accepts an audio channel in digital fo ...

Jeong Hyun Park: Audio output adjusting device of home theater system and method thereof. LG Electronics, Ked & Associates, September 23, 2008: US07428310 (62 worldwide citation)

A home theater system, an audio output adjusting device of a home theater system and methods thereof allow a prescribed or three-dimension audio configuration state for at least one prescribed position even when the prescribed location and/or a configuration of the speakers in a home theater system ...

Michael Holland: Compression ring for coaxial cable connector. Laura Tunnell, Michael Petit, April 29, 2008: US07364462 (61 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses an improvement in coaxial compression connectors used in, inter alia, CATV, satellite, and home theater electronics. The present connectors accept a large range of cable sizes, allow replacement of the holding or compression element to accommodate a range of sizes, an ...

Lovell Brent Ivie, Daniel Gilstrap, R Brent Howard, Grant Bowden, David Johnson: Information communication systems. IES Technologies, Thorpe North & Western L, March 10, 1998: US05727055 (47 worldwide citation)

A system for distributing electronic information signals throughout a structure, particularly a residential dwelling, which adapts a plurality of electronic information signals into a signal which can be received by one or more information utilizing devices which are located throughout a structure. ...

Steven J Eberbach: Surround sound loudspeaker system. James M Deimen, September 15, 1998: US05809150 (43 worldwide citation)

The generation of skewed hypercardioid sound energy fields (in polar diagrams) from right front and left front "surround" loudspeakers with the principal nulls directed at the expected listener location produces the effect of sidewall and rearwall loudspeakers in a home theater setting without any a ...

Herbert I Gefvert: Multi-dimensional sound reproduction system. Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, July 2, 1996: US05533129 (42 worldwide citation)

A unified loudspeaker system and method for use with a home theater stereo surround sound receiver. A plurality of binaural (dual) loudspeakers are housed in a single loudspeaker enclosure having a multiply-segmented face portion. Left and right loudspeakers are canted away from a center loudspeaker ...