AN OVERBROAD PATENT ON Wireless Audio - This application from Logitech seeks to patent the idea of...Forwarding a media stream from a first media output device to a second media output device! 10 minutes of your time can help narrow US patent applications before they become patents. Follow @askpatents on twitter to help.
QUESTION - Have you seen anything that was published before 8/25/2011 that discusses:
- Sharing a media stream between two media devices
If so, please submit evidence of prior art as an answer to this question.. We welcome multiple answers from the same individual.
EXTRA CREDIT - A reference to anything that meets all of the criteria to the question above AND ALSO terminates the first media stream when it is transferred to a second media device
TITLE: EASY SHARING OF WIRELESS AUDIO SIGNALS
Summary: [Translated from Legalese into English] A user commands (with voice, button, gesture, anything) a first media output device (e.g. an iPhone) to stream to a second media output device (e.g. a TV)
- Publication Number: US20130117693 A1
- Application Number: US 13/567,203
- Assignee: Logitech
- Prior Art Date: Seeking prior Art predating 8/25/2011
- Open for Challenge at USPTO: Open through 11/5/2013
Claim 1 requires each and every step below:
A method comprising:
receiving, at a first media output device, streaming media from a media source device;
receiving, at the first media output device, a command by motion or voice to share the streaming media with a second media output device; and
initiating, by the first media output device, sharing of the streaming media between the first media output device and the second media output device.
In English this means:
A method, comprising:
Streaming media to a media output device
Receiving a command to transfer the streaming media to a second media output device
Streaming the media from the first media output device to the second media output device
Good prior art would be evidence of a system that did each and every one of these steps prior to 8/25/2011
You're probably aware of ten pieces of art that meet this criteria already... separately, the applicant is claiming A reference to anything that meets all of the criteria to the question above AND ALSO where the first media output stream is terminated when it is streaming to a second media device
"easy sharing of media from one media output device from a first user to a media output device of a second userfrom the Applicant"
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