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Roberts Dale T, Mantle Michael W, Wells Maxwell, Cook Randall, Hamilton Brian: Personal audio recording system. Gracenote, sGOLLHOFER Richard A, May 13, 2004: WO/2004/040416 (7 worldwide citation)

Broadcast music, or other audio that a user wants to hear, is recorded based on criteria obtained from a user. Any of a plurality of techniques may be used to identify the audio, alone or in combination with other identification techniques, including length of song, fingerprint recognition of digita ...


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Wellen Sham: Vehicle control system for controlling steering of vehicle. THUNDER POWER HONG KONG, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, March 7, 2017: US09586618 (6 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a vehicle control system comprising a projecting device, a camera device, a control device and an actuating device. The vehicle steering control system does not need a physical steering wheel, thus the weight and cost of the vehicles can be reduced. In addition, the st ...


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Andrew Wason, Michael Mills, Chris O Brien, Bruce A Wallace: Cross-platform framework-independent synchronization abstraction layer. Mediaplatofrm On Demand, Kleinberg & Lerner, Marvin H Kleinberg, July 22, 2008: US07404194 (6 worldwide citation)

This invention is a synchronization abstraction layer (SAL) providing a uniform interface to frameworks operating on sequenced flow data. It allows content developers to design and build interactive content that will operate interchangeably in different multimedia frameworks (e.g., Apple Computer, I ...


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Donald Spector: Themed ornaments with internet radio receiver. Collard & Roe P C, June 25, 2013: US08472866 (6 worldwide citation)

Apparatuses for playing signals received from the Internet or other information highway on one or more speakers are described. The apparatus has a receiver for receiving information from a preselected address; a processor for interpreting the signals; and at least one sound emitting device for playi ...


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Ono Koji: Home page information generation system. NEC, May 25, 2001: JP2001-142820 (6 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a home page information generation system having functions not only for transmitting/receiving electronic mail or referring to a home page but also for easily generating contents and registering them in a home page server. SOLUTION: Concerning an information providin ...


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Guinn R Edward: Method and system for a vote based media system. Guinn R Edward, Webb Glenn L, April 7, 2011: WO/2011/040999 (6 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for allowing a user to interact with a station so to have input into the selection of media to be broadcast. The user is able to vote on selections within a media library. The station tabulates the votes and broadcasts the highest ranked selection based on vote totals. The user i ...


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Safi Qureshey, Daniel D Sheppard: Method and device for an internet radio capable of obtaining playlist content from a content server. Black Hills Media, June 17, 2014: US08755763 (5 worldwide citation)

A network-enabled audio device that provides a display device that allows the user to select playlists of music much like a jukebox is disclosed. The user can compose playlists from disk files, CD's, Internet streaming audio broadcasts, online music sites, and other audio sources. The user can also ...


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Dayn Wilberding, Neil Griffiths: Calibration state variable. Sonos, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, October 10, 2017: US09788113 (5 worldwide citation)

An example implementation may involve receiving, via a network interface, an indication that the first playback device is calibrated. The implementation may also involve updating a calibration state variable to indicate that the first playback device is calibrated based on receiving the indication t ...


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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 (5 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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Timothy W Sheen: Playback device calibration. Sonos, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, July 11, 2017: US09706323 (5 worldwide citation)

Examples described herein involve calibrating a playback device for a playback environment based on audio signals detected by a microphone of a network device as the network device moves about the playback environment. While the playback device is playing a first audio signal and the network device ...