Audio Channel Assignment for Audio Output in a Movable Device

  • US 20110002487A1
  • Filed: 07/06/2009
  • Published: 01/06/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/06/2009
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A device that provides an audio output, the device comprising:

  • a speaker array that is mechanically fixed to the device, the speaker array including at least three speakers in a non-collinear arrangement to produce the audio output;

    an orientation sensor, the orientation sensor to detect an orientation of the speaker array and provide an orientation signal;

    an audio source to provide a plurality of audio signals that include spatial position information; and

    an audio processor coupled to the speakers, the orientation sensor, and the audio source, the audio processor to receive the audio signals and the orientation signal, and to selectively route the audio signals to at least one of the speakers according to the spatial position information and the orientation signal.

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