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1. (WO2018045195) MULTIPLE ROOM COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/045195    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/049659
Publication Date: Fri Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Sep 01 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: H04R 27/00
Applicants: BOSE CORPORATION
Inventors: DRINKWATER, Don, L.
PATIL, Naganagouda, B.
Title: MULTIPLE ROOM COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND METHOD
Abstract:
A method for operating a wireless audio playback device that has an electro-acoustic transducer and a microphone, wherein the wireless audio playback device is configured for playback of audio signals received from a plurality of digital audio sources and for synchronized audio playback with one or more other wireless audio playback devices. A particular predefined user action is detected. Based on the detection, wireless communication with another wireless audio playback device is enabled. Then an audio signal received by the device microphone is transmitted to and played by the other wireless audio playback device.