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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 (7 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 (6 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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Steven Beckhardt, Andrew J Schulert, Gregory Ramsperger: Cloud queue access control. Sonos, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, January 3, 2017: US09537852 (6 worldwide citation)

An example implementation may involve a media playback system obtaining an authorization token corresponding to a particular queue of media items at a remote server. The media playback system may send to the remote server, (i) the obtained authorization token, and (ii) a request for access to one or ...


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Youngah Kim, Hojoo Park, Junhee Kim, Hanseok Kim, Jim Clayton, Jungnam Park, Hyonbin Kong: Apparatus and method for processing a multimedia commerce service. LG Electronics, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, June 13, 2017: US09679332 (6 worldwide citation)

A multimedia commerce service processing method includes the steps of receiving a signal for selecting a first product provided by the multimedia commerce service, detecting body size information of a user from login information of an account of the user who uses the multimedia commerce service, gen ...


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G Victor Treyz, Susan M Treyz: Digital audio devices. February 19, 2008: US07333396 (6 worldwide citation)

An alarm clock radio is provided that handles downloaded audio files and streaming digital audio files. The alarm clock radio may have buttons and displays that allow the user to adjust various alarm clock radio settings. The user may also adjust settings remotely over the Internet or over an in-hom ...


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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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Amir Ansari, George A Cowgill, Leon E Nicholls, Atousa Raissyan, Jude P Ramayya, Ramprakash Masina, Alvin R McQuarters: Display inserts, overlays, and graphical user interfaces for multimedia systems. KIP PROD P1, Perkins Coie, March 21, 2017: US09602880 (5 worldwide citation)

A disclosed digital media device operational at user premises to receive media signals from a media source for presentation via endpoint devices such as a television display. The digital media device can include gateway and digital media management functionality and can be referred to as a gateway a ...


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Benjamin Rappoport: Base properties in a media playback system. Sonos, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, January 10, 2017: US09544701 (5 worldwide citation)

An example implementation may involve a playback device assigning, to the playback device, a zone property that is assigned to a device base (e.g., a charging base) that the playback device is placed upon. For instance, a playback device may identify a particular base onto which the playback device ...