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Timothy Sheen, Dayn Wilberding: Speaker calibration. Sonos, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, June 27, 2017: US09690271 (5 worldwide citation)

An example implementation may involve a control device displaying (i) a prompt to prepare a playback device for calibration within a given environment, (ii) a prompt to prepare the given environment for calibration of the playback device, and (iii) a prompt to prepare the control device for calibrat ...


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Terrence Gareau: Flagging security threats in web service requests. A10 Networks, Carr & Ferrell, January 3, 2017: US09537886 (5 worldwide citation)

Provided are methods and systems for flagging security threats in web service requests. Specifically, a method for flagging security threats in web service requests can include receiving a request addressed to an addressee. The method can further include analyzing the request based on at least one s ...


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G Victor Treyz, Susan M Treyz: Digital audio devices. February 19, 2008: US07333396 (5 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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Donald Spector: Themed ornaments with internet radio receiver. Collard & Roe P C, May 13, 2014: US08725065 (5 worldwide citation)

An apparatus 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 play ...


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Steven Beckhardt, Andrew J Schulert, Gregory Ramsperger: Cloud queue access control. Sonos, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, January 3, 2017: US09537852 (4 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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Gregg H Brown, Robert Everett Hyatt, Marc Paul Lefar, James Patrick Ryan: Multimedia services include method, system and apparatus operable in a different data processing network, and sync other commonly owned apparatus. AT&T Mobility II, Turocy & Watson, September 24, 2013: US08543095 (4 worldwide citation)

Architecture for accessing and purchasing multimedia services in a mobile terminal cellular environment. The architecture brings together the on-the-fly discovery of music and connectivity for the purchase or preview of multimedia services (e.g., music tracks). Provided is a music client on a cell p ...


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Benjamin Rappoport: Base properties in a media playback system. Sonos, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, January 10, 2017: US09544701 (4 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 ...


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Cristian Alfred Worthington: DOM based media viewer. Bruce M Green, Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala, May 15, 2012: US08181110 (4 worldwide citation)

A system by which a computer user can view or listen to selected media objects, such as videos or podcasts or Internet radio, located in the Document Object Model (“DOM”) of a web page. The system is able to isolate the media objects selected by a user or the media objects stipulated in a database c ...


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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 (4 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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Per Ake Minborg, Carina Dreifeldt: Method and apparatus for obtaining digital objects in a communication network. Minborg Invent I Goteborg, Goodwin Ptocter, April 5, 2011: US07921221 (4 worldwide citation)

With techniques for obtaining digital objects (e.g., songs or video clips) from information providers in data communication networks (e.g., the Internet), the digital objects typically being sent through channels (e.g., Internet radio channels or Internet TV channels), end-users gain several advanta ...