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Jonathan P Lang: Default playback device designation. Sonos, November 21, 2017: US09826306 (2 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods discussed herein involve designating a default playback device in a local playback network. One method may involve determining that a networked microphone device is available for assignment to one or more playback zones within a local playback network, displaying a prompt to indi ...


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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 (2 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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Steven Beckhardt, Andrew J Schulert, Gregory Ramsperger: Cloud queue access control. Sonos, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, May 9, 2017: US09648070 (2 worldwide citation)

An example implementation may involve a computing system receiving, from a media playback system, a request to initiate playback of a cloud queue. The cloud queue may currently have a first access status that authorizes a first set of queue operations, which may include playback of the cloud queue. ...


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Arthur L Coburn IV, Steven Beckhardt, Andrew J Schulert: Cloud queue synchronization protocol. Sonos, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, May 16, 2017: US09654459 (2 worldwide citation)

An example implementation may involve a playback device of a media playback system sending a request for an indication of at least one media item from a remote queue of media items and an indication of a particular media item that is being played by the playback device. The implementation may also i ...


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David D Minter, Albert S Baldocchi: Methods and systems for selecting internet radio program break content using mobile device location. Scot A Reader, May 28, 2013: US08452227 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for selecting content for outputting on a mobile device during a program break in an Internet radio stream using mobile device location information. In one aspect, the methods and systems seamlessly select content for outputting on a mobile device during a program break in an Int ...


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Jeffrey R Boulter, Todd M Beaupre: Internet radio and broadcast method personalized by genre. Pandora Media, Beyer Law Group, September 6, 2016: US09436962 (2 worldwide citation)

Data streams are generally selected according to user preferences and transmitted to the user in general alignment with expressed preferences of the user. Such data streams may be music, including music videos. Users may indicate their general or specific preferences with regards to song, artists, o ...


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Jeffrey R Boulter, Todd M Beaupre: Internet radio and broadcast method with artist portal. Pandora Media, Beyer Law Group, September 13, 2016: US09443266 (2 worldwide citation)

Data streams are generally selected according to user preferences and transmitted to the user in general alignment with expressed preferences of the user. Such data streams may be music, including music videos. Users may indicate their general or specific preferences with regards to song, artists, o ...


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Jeffrey R Boulter, Todd M Beaupre: Internet radio and broadcast method with music purchasing. Pandora Media, Beyer Law Group, September 20, 2016: US09449341 (2 worldwide citation)

Data streams are generally selected according to user preferences and transmitted to the user in general alignment with expressed preferences of the user. Such data streams may be music, including music videos. Users may indicate their general or specific preferences with regards to song, artists, o ...


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Jeffrey R Boulter, Todd M Beaupre: Internet radio and broadcast method personalized by ratings feedback. Pandora Media, Beyer Law Group, August 23, 2016: US09424604 (2 worldwide citation)

Data streams are generally selected according to user preferences and transmitted to the user in general alignment with expressed preferences of the user. Such data streams may be music, including music videos. Users may indicate their general or specific preferences with regards to song, artists, o ...


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Jeffrey R Boulter, Todd M Beaupre: Internet radio and broadcast method. Pandora Media, Beyer Law Group, July 5, 2016: US09384509 (2 worldwide citation)

Data streams are generally selected according to user preferences and transmitted to the user in general alignment with expressed preferences of the user. Such data streams may be music, including music videos. Users may indicate their general or specific preferences with regards to song, artists, o ...