US Pat. No. 9,167,329

MAGNETIC EARPHONES HOLDER

SNIK LLC, Berkeley, CA (...

1. A system for holding a set of earphones comprising:
a. a holder body comprising one or more magnets;
b. a set of earphones comprising a magnetically attractable surface for removably coupling with the one or more magnets; and
c. an electronic device controller coupled to receive an activation signal when one or more of the set of earphones are decoupled
from one of the one or more magnets, wherein the electronic device controller receives a deactivation signal when one or more
of the set of earphones are coupled to one of the one or more magnets.

US Pat. No. 9,769,556

MAGNETIC EARPHONES HOLDER INCLUDING RECEIVING EXTERNAL AMBIENT AUDIO AND TRANSMITTING TO THE EARPHONES

Snik LLC, Berkeley, CA (...

1. An audio system comprising:
a. a holder body comprising one or more magnetically attractable first surfaces;
b. a set of head phones each comprising a magnetic second surface for removably coupling with the one or more magnetically
attractable first surfaces;

c. a headphones controller coupled to receive an activation signal when a magnetic decoupling is detected as one or more of
the magnetic second surfaces of the set of head phones is removed and decoupled from one of the one or more magnetically attractable
first surfaces, wherein the activation signal causes transmitted audio to be played in the headphones;

d. a first set of controls for controlling a volume of the transmitted audio played by the head phones; and
e. a second set of controls for controlling a volume of external audio played by the headphones.

US Pat. No. 9,915,378

HEADSET CORD HOLDER

SNIK LLC, Berkeley, CA (...

1. A headset cord holder comprising:
a. a plurality of zipper teeth each having a body; and
b. a first groove built into one or more of the bodies configured to receive and releasably hold a cord, wherein the groove
is horizontally offset from a closest edge of a closest portion of zipper tape relative to the groove.

US Pat. No. 10,631,074

MAGNETIC EARPHONES HOLDER

SNIK LLC, Berkeley, CA (...

14. A method of simultaneously operating a plurality of electronic devices, the method comprising:a. wirelessly connecting a first base unit with a first electronic device;
b. wirelessly connecting a second base unit with a second electronic device different from the first electronic device, the second base unit usable in combination with the first base unit, the second base unit different and separate from the first base unit; and
c. sending an operation signal to one or both of the first electronic device and the second electronic device, and wherein different audio is routed through the first base unit and the second base unit.

US Pat. No. 10,993,012

MAGNETIC EARPHONES HOLDER

Snik LLC, Berkeley, CA (...

1. A set of earphones comprising:a. a first earbud comprising a first earbud magnet;
b. a second earbud comprising a second earbud magnet; and
c. an electronic device controller coupled to the first earbud and the second earbud,
wherein the first earbud magnet of the first earbud and the second earbud magnet of the second earbud are configured to removably couple with a first holder body magnet of a first form fitting opening and a second holder body magnet of a second form fitting opening of an earphones holder body, and wherein the electronic device controller receives an activation signal based on a magnetic decoupling of the first earbud magnet with the first holder body magnet of the first form fitting opening and a magnetic decoupling of the second earbud magnet with the second holder body magnet of the second form fitting opening.

US Pat. No. 10,524,038

MAGNETIC EARPHONES HOLDER

SNIK LLC, Berkeley, CA (...

1. A set of earphones comprising:a. a first earbud comprising a first magnet on an outside back surface of the first earbud;
b. a second earbud comprising a second magnet on an outside back surface of the second earbud and for removably coupling with the first magnet;
c. an earbud engagement detector for detecting an engagement of the first magnet with the second magnet, wherein the earbud engagement detector is built into a body of one of the first earbud and the second earbud; and
d. an electronic device controller coupled to the earbud engagement detector and for separately initiating a signal to transmit audio from a separately housed electronic device when a magnetic decoupling is detected as the first magnet is decoupled from the second magnet and initiating a signal to stop transmitting audio from the separately housed electronic device when a magnetic coupling is detected as the first magnet is coupled to the second magnet, and wherein the electronic device controller is built into a body of one of the first earbud and the second earbud.

US Pat. No. 10,225,640

DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR AND METHOD OF TRANSMITTING AUDIO TO A USER

Snik LLC, Berkeley, CA (...

14. An earbud comprising:a. an earbud accelerometer for sensing a moving pace of a user when the earbud is being worn by the user;
b. an audio output circuit that outputs an audio message based on the moving pace of the user; and
c. a control device, wherein the control device receives a signal from the earbud accelerometer and separately sends a signal to the audio output circuit of the earbud to output an audio message and an electronic device operation circuit to control audio received from a remotely connected electronic device based on the signal from the earbud accelerometer.

US Pat. No. 10,993,013

MAGNETIC EARPHONES HOLDER

Snik LLC, Berkeley, CA (...

1. An audio system comprising:a. a first earphone comprising a first magnet;
b. a second earphone comprising a second magnet for removably coupling with the first magnet; and
c. a device controller coupled to the first earphone and the second earphone, wherein the device controller receives an activation signal when a decoupling of the first magnet and the second magnet is detected, wherein the activation signal enables audio to be played at the first earphone and the second earphone, further wherein the device controller receives a deactivation signal when the first magnet and the second magnet are again coupled, wherein the deactivation signal enables the audio to be terminated at the first earphone and the second earphone.

US Pat. No. 10,951,968

MAGNETIC EARPHONES HOLDER

Snik LLC, Berkeley, CA (...

7. A method of securing one or more wireless earbuds, the method comprising:a. decoupling one or more earbuds from a base unit, wherein the base unit comprises a magnet for removably coupling with an earbud magnet to secure the one or more wireless earbuds, wherein the base unit comprises a case for the one or more earbuds; and
b. based on the decoupling of the one or more earbuds from the base unit, operating an electronic device, wherein playing audio is transferred from one or more speakers of the electronic device to the one or more earbuds when the one or more earbuds are decoupled from the base unit.

US Pat. No. 10,455,306

MAGNETIC EARPHONES HOLDER

SNIK LLC, Berkeley, CA (...

1. An earphones system comprising:a. a set of earphones;
b. a mounting base comprising one or more magnetically attractable surfaces for releasably receiving the set of earphones, wherein the mounting base comprises an earphones engagement detector for detecting an engagement of the earphones with the mounting base and wherein the mounting base is integrated within a surface of the garment;
c. a wireless control device, wherein the wireless control device is configured to send a signal to transmit sound based on an engagement of the earphones with the mounting base, wherein the wireless control device sends a signal to separately route sound through an external speaker of the mounting base if the earphones are coupled to one of the one or more magnetically attractable surfaces of the mounting base and an opposing earphone; and
d. an earphone connector base attached to the garment comprising a clip for releasably receiving the earphones.