Media management and routing within an electronic device

  • US 20090006671A1
  • Filed: 06/28/2007
  • Published: 01/01/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/28/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of managing audio on an electronic device, comprising:

  • receiving requests from a plurality of media applications executing on the device;

    wherein the audio requests indicate categories for media associated with the audio requests, without specifying which output of the multiple outputs to which the audio is directed; and

    determining which of the multiple outputs to route the audio to based, at least in part, on the categories identified in the audio requests; and

    routing the media to the determined outputs.

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