Smart Speaker / Earbuds / Headphones Patents

Smart Speaker / Bluetooth Headset PatentsFlexiworld is an early pioneer of smart speaker technologies and has created many of the necessary features that are used in the smart speakers we know today. Examples include Wi-Fi connectivity and Bluetooth connectivity added to the smart phone for cloud communication applications, streaming audio or video, wireless communicating with a variety of wireless peripheral devices Bluetooth headsets and smart speakers. Flexiworld is the inventor of the many core smart speaker technologies that are widely used today. A list of patents shown below illustrate examples of Flexiworld’s smart speaker patents.

1. US Patents

Ref. No.US Patent #
(Issue date)
C8US 10,846,031
Nov 24, 2020
Software application for a mobile device to wirelessly manage or wirelessly setup an output system or output device for service
C16US 10,768,871
Sep 08, 2020
Wireless output devices or wireless controllers for establishing wireless connectivity and for receiving digital content
W2US 10,489,096
Nov 26, 2019
Information apparatus and application for receiving digital content from a digital content service over the internet and for playing at least part of the received digital content at an output device
C9US 10,387,087
Aug 20, 2019
Output systems or audio output devices that include an interface operable by a user to initiate wireless discovery for establishing wireless connections with mobile devices
B2US 10,740,066
Dec 25, 2018
Output devices that establish wireless connection with an information apparatus subsequent to having been wirelessly discovered by the information apparatus
C10US 10,140,073
Nov 27, 2018
Wireless devices that establish a wireless connection with a mobile information apparatus by wirelessly detecting, within physical proximity, the mobile information apparatus
C4US 10,133,527
Nov 20, 2018
Wireless Devices That Establish A Wireless Local Area Network Connection By Receiving, Via Direct Wireless Communications, Identification Or Authentication Information, From A Mobile Wireless Device
C14US 10,126,991
Nov 13, 2018
Output systems, information apparatus, or internet appliances supporting voice commands for receiving and for playing selected digital content from a service over a network
C3US 10,037,178
Jul 31, 2018
Wireless output devices or wireless controllers that support wireless device discovery for establishing wireless connectivity
C5US 9,836,259
Dec 05, 2017
Televisions, output controllers, or speakers that are setup to wirelessly connect to a network and to receive digital content from a digital content service over the network
D0US 9,836,257
Dec 05, 2017
Mobile information apparatus that includes intelligent wireless display, wireless direct display, or transfer of digital content for playing over air the digital content at smart televisions, television controllers, or audio output devices
D9US 9,037,088
May 19, 2015
Smart phone that includes a wireless communication unit compatible with at least one protocol within bluetooth and/or IEEE802.11 standards for wireless transmission of audio digital content from the smart phone to a wireless audio output device for voice output or music playing
WS1US 8,705,097
Apr 22, 2014
Internet applications and services for rendering digital content
D2US 8,630,000
Jan 14, 2014
Essential components for enabling a pervasive wireless digital ecosystem and wireless devices that support the wireless digital ecosystem
D10US 8,169,649
May 01, 2012
Mobile device methods for enabling pervasive wireless digital media
WTNUS 7,953,818
May 31, 2011
Output device and system for rendering digital content
WT0US 7,944,577
May 17, 2011
Output controller for mobile and pervasive digital content output
D8US 7,609,402
Oct 27, 2009
Methods for universal data output