Many users have multiple devices, e.g., smart TVs, smart speakers, smart displays, smartphones, etc. in their homes. Currently, most such devices generally act independent of each other. For the user, this can feel like a scattered experience, especially if the user interacts with multiple devices in the home frequently. This disclosure describes techniques that enable multiple, independent audio devices at a single location to act in unison to generate context-driven, spatially coherent sounds. Example applications include playback of speech or music, ambient audio, burglar deterrence, etc.
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Shin, D, "Spatially Diverse, Smart Sound Generation Using a Multi-Speaker Device Topology", Technical Disclosure Commons, (June 25, 2021)