Patents Assigned to IM Networks, Inc.
  • Patent number: 6920479
    Abstract: A system for supplying streaming media or other media sources to clients, which provides for selection of internet based audio contest providers based on arbitrarily assigned numbers that function as proxies for the URL or IP address of the audio content providers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2001
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2005
    Assignee: IM Networks, Inc.
    Inventors: Ian E. McDowall, Mark T. Bolas, Scott Smith
  • Patent number: 6823225
    Abstract: A system and method for distributing audio information is disclosed. The system comprises a receiver, a server, and a communication network. The receiver allows a user to select and receive audio information that is stored at a location remote to the user. The server stores data and network addresses of programs that are available to the user. The communication network facilitates communication between the receiver, the server, and other devices attached to the network. The server or a network source may transmit audio data to the receiver that contemporaneously receives and plays the data for the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 1997
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2004
    Assignee: IM Networks, Inc.
    Inventor: Jonathan Sass
  • Patent number: 6389463
    Abstract: An device for receiving streaming audio or other audio sources netcast in analogous fashion to a radio broadcast, said device providing an interface analogous to a radio receiver, eliminating the necessity of an intervening personal computer system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 1999
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2002
    Assignee: IM Networks, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark T. Bolas, Ian E. McDowall