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Near field communication equipped device

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Mobile device and remote control connection for electronic device via near field communication

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10/09/14
20140304094
 Methods for adjusting near field communications circuitry during mobile payment transactions patent thumbnailMethods for adjusting near field communications circuitry during mobile payment transactions
Methods for operating a portable electronic device to conduct mobile payment transactions are provided. The electronic device may include near field communications circuitry having a transmitter, a receiver, and a field detector for detecting a field from a merchant terminal.
10/09/14
20140302785
 Near field communication data transfer patent thumbnailNear field communication data transfer
A device includes a near field communication (nfc) module that stores data and a list of devices authorized to receive the data. A request for the data is received at the nfc module from a second device while the device is operating in a first mode.
10/09/14
20140302781
 Near field communication equipped device patent thumbnailNear field communication equipped device
The present application relates to a near field communication (nfc) equipped device (40) such as a mobile telephone. The device (40) includes an nfc controller (42) for controlling nfc operations of the device and a secure element (48) for nfc applications and sensitive data.
10/09/14
20140300827
 Mobile device and remote control connection for electronic device via near field communication patent thumbnailMobile device and remote control connection for electronic device via near field communication
A remote control for an electronic device having near field communication capability communicates with a mobile device having near field communication capability, for initiating information exchange between the electronic device and the mobile device. The electronic device may be a digital television, the remote control may be an infra-red, bluetooth or wi-fi remote control, and the mobile device may be a smart phone or a tablet..
10/09/14
20140300450
 Home appliance, home appliance system, and method of controlling the same patent thumbnailHome appliance, home appliance system, and method of controlling the same
A home appliance, a home appliance system, and a method of controlling the same are provided. The home appliance includes a display unit that outputs an operation setting and an operation state.
10/09/14
20140299667
 Card-type information recording medium having embedded antenna for near field communication and manufacturing method thereof patent thumbnailCard-type information recording medium having embedded antenna for near field communication and manufacturing method thereof
A card-type information recording medium including a pcb that has a loop antenna pattern and a routing pattern formed on the top surface and the bottom surface thereof through the use of an etching process, an nfc communication unit and a usim card unit that are horizontally mounted on the top of the pcb, and a molding material that is formed on the top of the pcb so as to cover the nfc communication unit and the usim card unit.. .
10/02/14
20140298411
 Accessing a secure element through a manageablity engine patent thumbnailAccessing a secure element through a manageablity engine
One example provides a system including a near field communication (nfc) module including a secure element and a host computer communicatively coupled to the nfc module. The host computer includes a manageability engine.
10/02/14
20140297432
 Payment facilitating system for use with a mobile communicator utilizing a near field communication (nfc) link patent thumbnailPayment facilitating system for use with a mobile communicator utilizing a near field communication (nfc) link
A payment facilitating system for use with a mobile communicator and a point of sale (pos) terminal, the system including a near field communication (nfc) financial transaction communication link between the mobile communicator and the pos terminal, the nfc financial transaction communication link being operative to communicate nfc data for use in a financial transaction, a non-nfc financial transaction communication link between the mobile communicator and the pos terminal, the non-nfc financial transaction communication link being operative to communicate non-nfc data for use in the financial transaction, and a transaction effector operative to complete the financial transaction using both the nfc data communicated directly between the mobile communicator and the pos terminal over the nfc financial transaction communication link and the non-nfc data communicated directly between the mobile communicator and the pos terminal over the non-nfc financial transaction communication link.. .
10/02/14
20140295757
 Electronic device patent thumbnailElectronic device
To improve the usability of an electronic device, the electronic device includes: a first communication unit located near a user; a receive unit configured to receive data through communication via a body of the user or near field communication between a second communication unit located in a member used by the user and the first communication unit; and a recording unit configured to record data pertaining to the member when communication is established between the first communication unit and the second communication unit.. .
10/02/14
20140295756
 Nfc device for contactless communication patent thumbnailNfc device for contactless communication
A near field communication (nfc) device for contactless communication includes a transmitter being adapted to generate an electromagnetic carrier signal and to modulate the carrier signal according to transmitting data, an antenna having an inductor, which antenna is connected to and driven by the transmitter with the modulated carrier signal, and wherein connection points of the antenna are further connected to inputs of switches, the outputs of these switches being switchable between ground potential and inputs of a rectifier, the outputs of the rectifier being fed to power supply rails of the nfc device.. .
10/02/14
20140295754
Multi-radio wireless flash drive using nfc
A wireless flash drive may use a near field communication (nfc) radio link with a second device to establish a second, non-nfc, radio link with the second device, and then use the non-nfc link to wirelessly transfer data between the second device and the non-volatile memory in the flash drive. Some embodiments may also have other features, such as a switch to activate the non-nfc link without using the nfc link, a battery to power the non-nfc radio and the non-volatile memory, inductive charging circuitry to wirelessly recharge the battery, or instructions to be uploaded to the second device for use in establishing the non-nfc link..
10/02/14
20140293328
Communication device and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing program for controlling the communication device
A communication device, including: a near field communicator configured to perform near field communication with an information processing terminal; a display configured to display an image; and a controller configured to execute specific processing in which the controller obtains data from the information processing terminal utilizing the near field communication and executes process in accordance with the obtained data, wherein the controller is configured to determine, when an image is being displayed on the display, whether displayed-image-based processing that is processing in accordance with the image displayed on the display is the specific processing, and wherein the controller is configured to inactivate a communication function of the near field communicator if it is determined that the displayed-image-based processing is not the specific processing and to activate the communication function of the near field communicator if it is determined that the displayed-image-based processing is the specific processing.. .
10/02/14
20140293306
System and method for keyed operation of devices using near field communication
In implementations, a computer-implemented method for operating a multifunctional device (mfd) is disclosed. The computer-implemented method can include receiving a identification information from a tag that is associated with a mfd; identifying, by a processor, one or more operations based on the identification information that was received; and transmitting the one or more operations to the mfd..
10/02/14
20140292359
Communication device and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing program for controlling the communication device
A communication device, including: a touch sensor configured to detect a touch or an approach of an input object by detecting a change in capacitance; and a near field communicator configured to perform near field communication with an information processing terminal present in a communication area in which near field communication is possible, the information processing terminal being capable of performing the near field communication, wherein a distance within which the touch or the approach of the input object is detectable by the touch sensor is shorter than a distance within which the near field communication by the near field communicator with the information processing terminal is possible.. .
10/02/14
20140292267
System and method for wireless charging control
Provided are a system and a method for wireless charging control, and more particularly, to a system and a method for wireless charging control capable of safely and conveniently performing wireless charging of a battery unit by performing near field communication and wireless charging between a power transmitting unit and a receiving charging unit in a time division manner using a common antenna which may be used for both of the near field communication and the wireless charging.. .
09/25/14
20140289823
Methods and apparatus for non-contact radio frequency detection and automatic establishment of corresponding communication channel
Methods and apparatus for establishing secure communications are disclosed. An identifier is received from a personal object such as a ring.
09/25/14
20140288868
Process for monitoring items that are stored or in transit
This system can capture information about conditions or events that may have impacted goods which had been stored for shipment or warehousing. This may include time-of-departure, geo-position, in-transit temperature ranges and time the shipment may have been maintained outside required temperature levels.
09/25/14
20140285826
Non-transitory computer-readable medium storing communication program and communication device
There is provided a non-transitory computer-readable medium storing a communication program. The communication program is configured to cause a communication device to perform: judging a type of the external device based on information received from the external device by the near field communication protocol; generating the printing data, in a case that it is judged that the type of the external device is a first external device configured to execute printing; transmitting the generated printing data to the first external device by a communication protocol; and transmitting, in a case that it is judged that the type of the external device is a second external device to which the to-be processed data or an image data corresponding to the to-be processed data is transmitted, the to-be processed data or the image data corresponding to the to-be processed data to the second external device by the communication protocol..
09/25/14
20140285468
Touch control device, touch control display device, display device and control method thereof
A touch control device includes a touch area, a border area, a inductive coil, a proximity sensing unit, a near field communication unit, and a switch module. The touch area is for sensing touch input.
09/25/14
20140285446
Electronic device
An electronic device 1 includes a casing 3 that has layered therein: a display panel 4b; an antenna 6a, disposed in back of an effective display area of the display panel 4b, configured to be oriented so as to exhibit a directivity from the back of the effective display area of the display panel 4b toward a front surface that acts as a display surface, and to perform near field communication with an external terminal close to the display surface; a digitizer film 7a, disposed in the back of the effective display area, configured to have a plurality of scanning elements on a front surface, and to detect a position of an object on the front surface of the display panel 4b; and a shielding plate 7b disposed in back of the digitizer film 7a and the antenna 6a, and having ground connection to the digitizer film 7a.. .
09/18/14
20140279546
Enhanced near field communications attachment
A secure fob that enables a user to pay for an item or items without needing to present a mobile device. A secure fob may include a proximity capability to ensure that a mobile device is within a particular range, thereby eliminating the risk of fraudulent charges on a stolen fob.
09/18/14
20140277805
Load control device user interface and database management using near field communication (nfc)
An energy control network may include a number of load control devices, such as dimmer switches, multi-button selector switch, occupancy sensors, and remote controllers, among others. These load control devices may be configured for wireless communication.
09/18/14
20140274032
System for activating and customizing a mobile device via near field communication
Embodiments of the disclosure relate generally to systems and methods for customizing the service for a mobile device via near field communication (nfc). A mobile device may comprise an activation application operable to complete a provisioning process on the mobile device to enable the device for service.
09/18/14
20140273843
Interference mitigating method
Embodiments of the invention concern a method for mitigating interference between near field communication and an audio stream in a mobile user equipment (1), wherein the method includes a step (s5) of replacing at least part of the interfered audio stream by a sound representative of an interfering near field communication transaction.. .
09/18/14
20140273840
Method of performing operation related to other device via near field communication and apparatus therefor
A method of performing an operation related to a second device, performed by a first device, via near field wireless communication, and an apparatus therefore. When a signal for wireless communication is received from the second device, the method includes calibrating the strength of the received signal; comparing the strength of the calibrated signal with operation signal information that is a result of calibrating a range of strengths of signals which are for the wireless communication and which are received from the second device moving between a plurality of points set to be within a predetermined distance from the first device; and as a result of the comparison, selectively performing the operation related to the second device..
09/18/14
20140273839
Method and system for managing multiple applications in near field communication
Apparatus and method for managing connections of a plurality of devices by a near field communication (nfc) controller (nfcc) through nfc. The method includes setting identification information of an entity, the entity being requested from an nfc device for a connection with the nfc device; and setting a logical link between the nfc device and the entity based on the identification information..
09/18/14
20140273838
Method and system for managing multiple applications in near field communication
Apparatus and method for managing connections of a plurality of devices by a near field communication (nfc) controller (nfcc) through nfc. The method includes setting identification information of an entity, the entity being requested from an nfc device for a connection with the nfc device; and setting a logical link between the nfc device and the entity based on the identification information..
09/18/14
20140273834
Near field communication based spatial anchor and beaconless beacon
A consumer may place a mobile device running an enabled application within a certain distance of an nfc spatial anchor and beacon that may first set the spatial anchor. The height and position of the mobile device may then be captured.
09/18/14
20140273831
Wellbore servicing tools, systems and methods utilizing near-field communication
A wellbore servicing system comprising a first node disposed within a wellbore, and a logging node configured for movement through the wellbore, wherein the logging node communicates with the first node via a near field communication (nfc) signal. A wellbore servicing method comprising positioning a first node within a wellbore, moving a logging node through the wellbore such that the logging node comes into communication with the first node, wherein the logging node communicates with the first node via a near field communication (nfc) signal, wherein data is transferred from the first node to the logging node via nfc..
09/18/14
20140273830
Direct power transmission load modulation in near field communication devices
An nfc initiator device requests a passive communication mode by modulating a request onto a first carrier signal. In response thereto, the target device transmits a second carrier signal while still receiving the first carrier signal from the initiator device.
09/18/14
20140273828
Apparatus and method for reducing phase noise in near field communication device signaling
A method for communication between near field communication (nfc) devices includes generating a transmission signal, an in-phase local oscillator signal, and a quadrature local oscillator signal from edges of an input clock signal. The method further includes mixing a load modulated signal with the in-phase local oscillator signal to generate an in-phase baseband signal.
09/18/14
20140273824
Systems, apparatus and methods facilitating secure pairing of an implantable device with a remote device using near field communication
Systems, apparatus and methods configured to facilitate pairing an implantable device with a remote device using a near field communication (nfc) device attached to the implantable device are presented. In an aspect, an implantable device assembly includes an implantable device and an nfc component externally attached to the implantable device.
09/18/14
20140273822
Methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture to monitor mobile devices
Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture to monitor mobile devices are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a shell having a form factor dimensioned to receive a mobile device; and a near-field interceptor coupled to the shell, the near-field interceptor to capture data communicated via a near-field energy field between a first near-field communication device of the mobile device and a second near field communication device external to the mobile device..
09/18/14
20140273818
Immersive positioning and paring
Systems, methods, software, and data structures that provide dynamic lighting are described herein. The light sources, or other position-dependent devices may be paired to a device controller using near field communications (nfc) or other extremely short range radio technology, to share both pairing information and position information in a unified process..


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