US 11,758,328 B2
Selection of master device for synchronized audio
Fred Torok, Mercer Island, WA (US); Michael Alan Pogue, Sunnyvale, CA (US); Vikram Kumar Gundeti, Bellevue, WA (US); and Dharini Sundaram, Bothell, WA (US)
Assigned to Amazon Technologies, Inc., Seattle, WA (US)
Filed by Amazon Technologies, Inc., Seattle, WA (US)
Filed on May 23, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/751,061.
Application 17/751,061 is a continuation of application No. 17/157,239, filed on Jan. 25, 2021, granted, now 11,343,611.
Application 17/157,239 is a continuation of application No. 16/377,044, filed on Apr. 5, 2019, granted, now 10,904,665, issued on Jan. 26, 2021.
Application 16/377,044 is a continuation of application No. 15/433,874, filed on Feb. 15, 2017, granted, now 10,264,358, issued on Apr. 16, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2022/0286776 A1, Sep. 8, 2022
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. H04R 3/12 (2006.01); G06F 3/16 (2006.01); H04R 27/00 (2006.01)
CPC H04R 3/12 (2013.01) [G06F 3/165 (2013.01); G06F 3/167 (2013.01); H04R 27/00 (2013.01); H04R 2227/005 (2013.01); H04R 2420/03 (2013.01); H04R 2420/07 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A method comprising:
performing, by a first device, processing on first audio data representing a first utterance to generate first data indicating a first intent to have the first device and a second device output second audio data in a synchronized manner;
outputting, by the first device, the second audio data in the synchronized manner with the second device;
performing, by the first device, processing on third audio data representing a second utterance to generate second data indicating a second intent to have at least the first device cease outputting the second audio data; and
ceasing, by the first device, output of the second audio data.