|| List of recent Near Field Communication-related patents
|Login via near field communication with automatically generated login information|
Methods and devices for nfc tap login with automatically-generated login information are disclosed. A user can launch a browser application and log in a desired website without having to enter the user's username and password.
|Electronic device and method of registering personal cloud apparatus in user portal server thereof|
An electronic device and a method of registering a personal cloud apparatus in a user portal server thereof are provided. The method includes receiving download information of a preset application and pairing information of the personal cloud apparatus from the personal cloud apparatus via near field communication (nfc), downloading and executing the preset application based on the download information of the preset application, when the preset application is executed, performing a pairing operation with the personal cloud apparatus based on the pairing information of the personal cloud apparatus, acquiring information of an access point (ap) and transmitting the information of the ap to the personal cloud apparatus to connect the personal cloud apparatus to a network, and, when the personal cloud apparatus is connected to the network through the ap, registering the personal cloud apparatus in the registration server..
|Integrated payment method using near field communication and mobile terminal using the same|
Disclosed herein is a method for performing an integrated payment using near field communication (nfc). The method is performed using a mobile terminal.
|Secure near field communication solutions and circuits|
A device includes a near field communication (nfc) circuit (114) that is configured and arranged to communicate data with external devices (102). An internal communication circuit (112) communicates data over a microprocessor bus (110).
|Methods and systems for using a mobile device to join a video conference endpoint into a video conference|
Described herein are methods and systems for joining a video conference endpoint to a video conference. A user may use a mobile device to take a picture of a quick response (qr) code or may place the mobile device in close proximity to a near field communication (nfc) tag.
|Access control system|
An access control system includes a portable user device, an access control apparatus and a portable administrator device. The access control apparatus includes a first near field communication (nfc) unit and stores a first valid user list.
|Authentication of devices in a wireless network|
Various aspects are discussed, for example, a method is decsribed for authentication of devices in a wireless network involving nfc (near field communication), wherein a device periodically switches its mode from a read mode, in which it is able to receive authentication data from one or more other devices, to a write mode, in which it sends out authentication data to the one or more other devices, according to a random time slot scheme. The device authenticates itself after having received authentication data from another device during the read mode, and the device switches permanently its mode to the write mode after being authenticated..
|Endoscope system with processing apparatus|
An endoscope system includes an endoscope and a processing apparatus. A communication connector for the endoscope includes a plug unit and a finger grip.
|Method and aparatus for bearer and server independent parental control on smartphone, managed by smartphone|
In some embodiments, the invention involves parental or master control of a child or subordinate mobile phone without service provider intervention. An embodiment of the invention is a system and method relating to master control of the subordinate smart phone using features on the smart phones, and independent of features provided by the phone service providers.
|Methods 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.
|Near 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.
|Near 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.
|Mobile 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..
|Home 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.
|Card-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.. .
|Accessing 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.
|Payment 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.. .
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.. .
|Nfc 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.. .
|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..
|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.. .
|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..
|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.. .
|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.. .
|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.
|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.
|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..
|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.
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.. .
|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.
|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.