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 A torque monitoring system for a rotable shaft patent thumbnailA torque monitoring system for a rotable shaft
A torque monitoring system includes a rotatable measurement interface and a stationary data receiver. The measurement interface is configured to be attached to a rotatable shaft.
Lord Corporation


 Non-intrusive proximity based advertising and message delivery patent thumbnailNon-intrusive proximity based advertising and message delivery
Provided are techniques for controlling message delivery corresponding to a near field communication (nfc) device, comprising establishing, on a mobile computing device, a rule-based session corresponding to a nfc device; executing an application, corresponding to the nfc device, in conjunction with the session; and responsive to detecting a condition meeting a criterion corresponding to the rule-based session, limiting execution of the application on the mobile computing device in conformity with the criterion.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


 Data synthesis using near field communication patent thumbnailData synthesis using near field communication
Methods and systems are provided for synthesizing and displaying distributed data using near field communication (nfc). A system includes a plurality of nfc-enabled mobile devices, a nfc base transmitter generating a radio frequency (rf) field, and a central computing device in electronic communication with the nfc base transmitter.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.


 Electronic device and communication  nfc patent thumbnailElectronic device and communication nfc
An electronic device, for example for near field communication (nfc), includes a device host including an operating system (os), a trusted execution environment (tee), and a near field communication (nfc) controller configured to enable communication of the electronic device with other devices. The nfc controller is coupled to the device host by a data channel for data exchange and a control channel for control information exchange, and the control channel is provided between the tee and the nfc controller..
Sony Corporation


 Nfc or rfid device rf detuning detection and driver output power regulation patent thumbnailNfc or rfid device rf detuning detection and driver output power regulation
A near field communication (nfc) or radio frequency identification (rfid) reader device for contact-less communication includes a transmitter block connected to an antenna via a matching circuitry. An electromagnetic carrier signal and modulated data information are emitted via this main antenna.
Nxp B.v.


 Integrated  enabling mobile commerce transactions using active posters and contactless identity modules patent thumbnailIntegrated enabling mobile commerce transactions using active posters and contactless identity modules
A method, integrated system and active poster for processing mobile touch transactions. The integration consists of an rfid or other near field communication enabled device which may be standalone, affixed to, or part of a mobile or hand held portable wireless communication device (optionally using a contact less (cl) sim with near field communication capability), a touch sensitive active poster also with near field communication capability, an issuer's or mobile network provider's system and application and a host computer with networking capability..
Xius Corp.


 Electronic device,  nfc patent thumbnailElectronic device, nfc
An electronic device for near field communication (nfc) device comprises a front end unit adapted to communicate with an external reader/writer device, the front end unit including a first memory adapted to store a check identifier, said check identifier being adapted to match one or more first identifiers, and a processing unit including a second memory being adapted to store one or more applications and one or more first identifiers, wherein a first identifier is assigned to one or more applications.. .
Sony Corporation


 Methods and systems of securely storing documents on a mobile device patent thumbnailMethods and systems of securely storing documents on a mobile device
A method of encrypting information using a computational tag may include, by a mobile electronic device, detecting a computational tag within a near field communication range of the mobile electronic device, identifying a document to be encrypted by the mobile electronic device, transmitting the document to the computational tag by the mobile electronic device, receiving, from the computational tag, an encrypted document, wherein the encrypted document comprises an encrypted version of the document that was to be encrypted, and storing the encrypted document in a memory of the mobile electronic device.. .
Xerox Corporation


 Touch screen terminal and near field communication method, apparatus and system thereof patent thumbnailTouch screen terminal and near field communication method, apparatus and system thereof
The present disclosure, pertaining to the communications field, discloses a touch screen terminal and a near field communication method thereof. The method includes: detecting, by the first touch screen terminal, whether a second touch screen terminal having a large-area contact is present; if the second touch screen terminal having a large-area contact is present, performing an approach detection for the second touch screen terminal by using a first signal strength threshold, and otherwise, performing an approach detection for the second touch screen terminal by using a second signal strength threshold; and when the approach detection is successful, carrying out data transmission with the second touch screen terminal..
Shenzhen Huiding Technology Co., Ltd.


 Infusion pump system and method patent thumbnailInfusion pump system and method
Some embodiments of an infusion pump system may be configured to wirelessly communicate with other devices using near field communication (nfc). In particular embodiments, by incorporating near field communication capabilities into the infusion pump system, user communications with the infusion pump system can be enhanced and simplified..
Bigfoot Biomedical, Inc.


Image forming apparatus including control on near field communication

An image forming apparatus includes a near field communication portion including a nonvolatile memory and a processing portion, the nonvolatile memory stores information indicating whether or not the output of log information is allowed and when the output of the log information is allowed, the processing portion performs start-up processing while outputting the log information whereas when the output of the log information is not allowed, the processing portion performs the start-up processing without outputting the log information, and a near field communication portion stores the log information output from the processing portion in the nonvolatile memory.. .
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Image forming system including image forming apparatus and portable terminal

Provided is a system that easily retrieves out various data from an image forming apparatus using a portable terminal and uses the various data. The image forming system of the present disclosure is an image forming system including an image forming apparatus that performs image formation and a portable terminal.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Maintenance system having image forming apparatus and portable terminal performing near field communication with image forming apparatus

A maintenance system includes an image forming apparatus that performs image formation by a setting depending on the replacement part using a replaceably configured replacement part and a portable terminal that performs near field communication with the portable terminal. The portable terminal includes an image reading part that reads part information of the replacement part from a printed part affixed to the replacement part and a near filed communication part that transmits the part information read by the image reading part via the near filed communication.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

System and communicating between near field communication devices within a target region using near field communication

Systems and methods for communication between near field communication devices within a target communication region using near field magnetic induction is disclosed. One method comprises generating a near field detectable signal at an active node having a power level sufficient to enable communication with a plurality of near field communication nodes located within the target communication region.
Freelinc Technologies Inc.

Enhanced tape library cataloging

A tape-based data storage system, according to one embodiment, includes: a tape library having: a plurality cells, each of the cells being configured to store one or more tape cartridges therein, and at least an antenna of a near field communication reader positioned at each of the cells. Moreover, each of the antennas are positioned relative the associated cell to be in direct communication with a near field communication tag coupled to a tape cartridge stored in the associated cell.
International Business Machines Corporation

Detecting object theft using smart textiles

A smart textile garment includes a smart textile pocket, a near field communication (nfc) transmitter, an nfc receiver, an electromyography (emg) sensor, an event processor, and an alert device. The smart textile pocket has a first pocket side and a second pocket side.
International Business Machines Corporation

Tag identification method and apparatus

The present invention discloses a tag identification method and apparatus, relates to the field of communications network technologies, which can implement that there are few steps of determining a format of a tag by a device host in an nfc terminal, so that the tag can be quickly processed. In the embodiments of the present invention, a near field communication nfc controller reads a type of a tag; the nfc controller determines whether a format of the tag is an nfc data exchange format ndef according to the type of the tag; and the nfc controller sends a notification message to a device host when the nfc controller determines that the format of the tag is the ndef, where the notification message includes that the format of the tag is the ndef.
Huawei Device Co.,ltd.

Security token for certificate authentication and driving method therefor

The present invention relates to a security token for certificate authentication and a driving method thereof. The security token for certificate authentication, according to the present invention, comprises a security chip comprising: a key pair generation module for generating a pair of a private key and a public key for an authentication certificate; a digital signature module for generating a digital signature on the basis of the authentication certificate; an internal memory for storing the authentication certificate, the private and the public key; a near field communication (nfc) module for performing nfc with a wireless terminal; and a controller for controlling the key pair generation module, the digital signature module, the internal memory, and the nfc module..
Keypair Co., Ltd.

Highly selective low-power card detector for near field communications (nfc)

Described herein are architectures, platforms and methods for implementing low-power detection of a near field communication (nfc) card or tags. In particular, an nfc antenna is integrated with at least one transistor to form an oscillator.
Intel Ip Corporation

Device and controlling electronic device to act in a batteryless manner and use thereof

An nfc-based method for controlling an electronic device to perform a pre-determined action in a batteryless manner is provided, comprising the steps of providing at least one near field communication (nfc) tag which comprises a integrated circuit configured to activate the electronic device to perform the respective pre-determined action after the circuit is energized and an antenna electrically coupled to the integrated circuit and configured to harvest nfc energy from the electronic device to energize the integrated circuit; forming an operation loop comprising one of the at least one nfc tag; switching the operation loop between an operative state wherein the antenna is capable of harvesting the nfc energy to energize the integrated circuit, and a non-operative state wherein the antenna fails to harvest the nfc energy so as to disable the integrated circuit. A corresponding apparatus and applications of the apparatus are also described..

File transmission/reception device and control file transmission/reception device

According to one embodiment, a file transmission/reception device includes a communication direction managing unit and an application unit. The communication direction managing unit, in near field communication, cuts off a connection with an opposing device in a case where a conflict occurs with the opposing device, and, after being reconnected to the opposing device, switches the file transmission/reception device to any one mode of a master mode and a slave mode.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Near field communication antenna device

The present disclosure provides a near field communication nfc antenna device, including: a camera lens rim and an nfc antenna; where the nfc antenna is provided at an outer edge on a top surface of the camera lens rim; and, a side wall of the camera lens rim is provided with a guide wire connecting the nfc antenna with a terminal circuit board.. .
Zte Corporation

Method of operating payment device for selectively enabling payment function according to validity of host

A method of operating a payment device for selectively enabling a payment function according to the validity of a host is provided. The method relates to a method of operating the payment device which includes a near field communication controller (nfcc) and a host communicating with the nfcc.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Near field communication device

According to a first aspect of the present disclosure, a near field communication device is provided which comprises a storage unit, wherein said storage unit is configured and adapted to store sequence-specific data relating to at least one sequence of devices of which said near field communication device forms part. According to a second aspect of the present disclosure, a corresponding method for configuring a near field communication device is conceived.
Nxp B.v.

Wireless communication device, electronic timepiece and wireless communication method

A wireless communication device includes a wireless communication unit, a storage unit and a processor. The wireless communication unit performs near field communication with another wireless communication device.
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

Printer

In accordance with an embodiment, a printer comprises a printing processor configured to execute a printing processing on a conveyed sheet; a near field communication device including a non-volatile rewritable storage module and configured to carry out input or output of information to or from the storage module through a near field communication caused by an induced electromotive force generated by a carrier wave from an external device; a status reception module configured to receive a status indicating a state of the printing processor; and a status storage module configured to store the status received through the status reception module in the storage module of the near field communication device.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Method of handling nfc device with non-fixed low power polling number and nfc device using the same

A method of handling a near field communications (nfc) device includes setting a low power polling number, wherein the low power polling number is non-fixed; detecting whether any nfc device is nearby; performing low power polls until either at least one nfc device is detected or the number of low power polls reaches the low power polling number; performing a full power polling; and adjusting the low power polling number after the full power polling.. .
Mediatek Inc.

Mobile terminal and near field communication antenna

A mobile terminal and a nfc antenna are provided. The mobile terminal includes: a terminal body, including a rear surface defined with a rear longitudinal centerline and a rear transverse centerline; near field communication antenna, disposed on the rear surface of the terminal body; wherein at least one of the rear longitudinal centerline and the rear transverse centerline pass through the near field communication antenna, and the near field communication antenna is disposed asymmetrically to the at least one of the rear longitudinal centerline and the rear transverse centerline.
Byd Company Limited

Radio-frequency communication device having a near field communication function, and operating the same

A radio-frequency (rf) communication device having a near field communication (nfc) function includes a first detection mode circuit configured to output an rf input signal received by an antenna as a first rf signal while the first detection mode circuit is enabled, and a second detection mode circuit configured to amplify the rf input signal and output the amplified rf input signal as a second rf signal while the second detection mode circuit is enabled. The first detection mode circuit is enabled during a first time period, and the second detection mode circuit is enabled during a second time period.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Near field communication built-in garment accessory

The present invention provides a near field communication built-in garment accessory and the method for manipulating the same. The near field communication built-in garment accessory comprises a near field communication module (nfc module) located at a position of the garment accessory to communicate with an electronic device to transfer data between the electronic device and the nfc module.
Great Giant Fibre Garment Co., Ltd.





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