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Electronic device with through-display near field communication capability

Method for acquiring access rights to conditional access content

Date/App# patent app List of recent Near Field Communication-related patents
09/11/14
20140259115
 Authentication for network access related applications patent thumbnailnew patent Authentication for network access related applications
In one embodiment a controller comprises logic to receive, via a near field communication link, an identification packet generated by a remote authentication provider, associate an electronic signature with the identification packet, transmit the identification packet to a remote authentication provider, receive an authorization from the remote authentication provider, receive login information associated with the identification packet, and initiate a login procedure using the login information. Other embodiments may be described..
09/11/14
20140258531
 Method for acquiring access rights to conditional access content patent thumbnailnew patent Method for acquiring access rights to conditional access content
A method of acquiring access rights to conditional access content. The method comprises receiving an access right on a first terminal through a first communication channel; storing said access right in said first terminal; sending a request for said conditional access content to a content provider, said request containing at least an identifier of an account to which said first terminal is associated, an identifier of the requested content and a piece of information concerning said access right; verifying, by said content provider, the authenticity of said access right using said piece of information concerning the access right; and when there has been a successful verification, marking said access right as used, and sending said conditional access content to at least one terminal linked to said account.
09/11/14
20140258530
 Method for acquiring access rights to a product or a service patent thumbnailnew patent Method for acquiring access rights to a product or a service
A method of acquiring access rights to a product or a service. The method comprises receiving an access right to a service and/or a product by a multimedia unit, said right being sent by a right provider; transmitting said access right from said multimedia unit to a mobile terminal, said transmission using a near field communication; and storing said right in a memory of the mobile terminal..
09/11/14
20140258111
 Portable terminal, electronic currency usage restriction system, and recording medium patent thumbnailnew patent Portable terminal, electronic currency usage restriction system, and recording medium
A portable terminal is resistant to falsification of the spending limit of user's electronic money. The portable terminal includes a spending limit storage unit that stores the spending limit of electronic currency that can be spent; a network interface that receives, through a network, spending limit update information generated by a card server according to a notice from a parent user; a spending limit update unit that, when the spending limit update information is received, updates the spending limit stored in the spending limit storage unit, according to the received spending limit update information; a near field communication interface that detects carrier waves output from a reader/writer; and a secure element unit that applies for purchase when the carrier waves are detected.
09/11/14
20140258046
 Method for managing a transaction patent thumbnailnew patent Method for managing a transaction
A method of managing a transaction between a user intending to acquire a product and a merchant offering products. The user has a first terminal for communicating with said merchant and a second terminal for communicating with the financial institution.
09/11/14
20140256377
 Electronic device with through-display near field communication capability patent thumbnailnew patent Electronic device with through-display near field communication capability
An electronic device (200) includes a control circuit (304) disposed on a substrate (220). The control circuit is operable with a display (509), a near field communication circuit (201) and a wide area communication circuit (302).
09/11/14
20140256270
 Methods of controlling resonance frequencies in near field communication devices, near field communication devices and electronic systems having the same patent thumbnailnew patent Methods of controlling resonance frequencies in near field communication devices, near field communication devices and electronic systems having the same
A method of controlling a resonance frequency of a near field communication (nfc) device that includes a resonance unit to transceive data through an electromagnetic wave and an nfc chip may comprise: detecting whether an nfc card or reader exists around the nfc device; when the nfc card is detected, setting a resonance frequency of the resonance unit as a first optimal frequency based on a magnitude of a voltage generated from the resonance unit while a carrier wave is radiated to the nfc card through the resonance unit; and/or when the nfc reader is detected, setting the resonance frequency of the resonance unit as a second optimal frequency based on the magnitude of the voltage generated from the resonance unit in response to the wave received from the nfc reader and/or a magnitude of an inner current generated from the nfc chip in response to the wave.. .
09/11/14
20140256253
 Near field communication devices, systems, and methods using q factor adjustments patent thumbnailnew patent Near field communication devices, systems, and methods using q factor adjustments
An nfc (near field communication) device can include a resonance unit and an nfc chip. The resonance unit may communicate with an external device through an electromagnetic wave.
09/11/14
20140256251
 Secure nfc data authentication patent thumbnailnew patent Secure nfc data authentication
A mobile device includes a wireless transceiver, a host processor, a secure element (se), and a near field communication (nfc) system having an nfc transceiver and an nfc controller implementing a contactless front end. The contactless front end routes a near field communication related to a payment transaction between the nfc system and the se without going to or from the host processor.
09/11/14
20140256250
 Peer-to-peer data transfer using near field communication (nfc)-enabled styluses patent thumbnailnew patent Peer-to-peer data transfer using near field communication (nfc)-enabled styluses
Peer-to-peer data transfer techniques using near field communication (nfc)-enabled styluses are disclosed. The styluses are intended for use with an electronic touch sensitive device.
09/11/14
20140256249
new patent Method and system to automatically establish nfc link between nfc enabled electronic devices based on proximate distance
Presented is a near field communication system and method to automatically establish an interconnection between two electronic devices. The system includes a first electronic device including an nfc chip communicatively coupled to a passive nfc tag, where the nfc tag having an integrated circuit with a predefined information content, a second device including an active nfc reader configured to read the predefined information content from the nfc tag based on an identification of a proximate distance therebetween, and where the nfc tag is capable of transmitting an activation signal to the nfc chip to enable transition of the nfc chip from a first state to a second state such as to establish a near field wireless communication link between the two devices to enable exchange of digital content therebetween..
09/11/14
20140254575
new patent Method and apparatus for peer-2-peer wi-fi ranging using near field communication
According to some aspects, a method includes communicating a request from a first device to a second device using near field communication (nfc). The request includes a preferred mode of wireless local area network (wi-fi) operation and state information of the first device.
09/11/14
20140254470
new patent Near field communication system in a local network
A system for a local network, the system being configured to extend a near field communication (nfc) between an nfc device and an nfc mobile device beyond the range defined by the nfc standards.. .
09/11/14
20140253963
new patent 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; 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; and a controller configured to control the communication device in accordance with detection of the touch or the approach of the input object by the touch sensor, wherein the controller is configured to reduce detection sensitivity of the touch sensor for detecting the input object when the information processing terminal is in the communication area.. .
09/11/14
20140253386
new patent Devices, methods, and apparatuses for computing round-trip time of a message
Methods, apparatuses, and/or articles of manufacture are disclosed, which may be employed in a mobile device communicating with a transponder via a near field communications channel. In one example, round trip time of a message may be computed to estimate processing latency contributed by processes occurring within the mobile device and/or the transponder..
09/11/14
20140253021
new patent Apparatus, method and article for authentication, security and control of portable charging devices and power storage devices, such as batteries
A network of collection, charging and distribution machines collect, charge and distribute portable electrical energy storage devices (e.g., batteries, supercapacitors or ultracapacitors). To charge, the machines employ electrical current from an external source, such as the electrical grid or an electrical service of an installation location.
09/11/14
20140252083
new patent System for providing advertisement information
A system for providing advertisement information is disclosed. The system includes a display device, at least one near field communication (nfc) antenna and a control for controlling the display device for displaying advertisement contents and nfc antenna for providing data related to the advertisement contents displayed on the display device.
09/04/14
20140249905
Method for handling electronic vouchers
The invention refers to a method for handling electronic coupons, particularly in the retail and/or service industry, whereby a mobile terminal device, particularly a mobile phone or smartphone is used to pay cashless for one or several products and/or services—products—at a pay terminal, whereby the data to execute the payment process/the payment are preferably transmitted wirelessly between the mobile terminal device and the payment terminal via near field communication (nfc), whereby a receipt with regard to the paid products is transmitted to the mobile terminal device, whereby using the receipt information on the receipt the mobile terminal device preferably sends a request to the central database, whereby the database processes the request, whereby the database provides an electronic coupon for a coupon product depending on the receipt information transmitted in the request and whereby the electronic coupon is automatically redeemed when paying for the coupon product.. .
09/04/14
20140248853
System and method for smart card based hardware root of trust on mobile platforms using near field communications
The exemplary embodiments described herein relate to systems and methods for identifying and authenticating a mobile platform. One embodiment relates to a method comprising receiving, by a mobile platform, a digital certificate from an integrated circuit card (“icc”) via close-proximity radio communication, verifying the digital certificate with a digital signature stored on the mobile platform, and booting the mobile platform upon verification of the digital certificate of the icc.
09/04/14
20140247940
Near field registration of home system audio-video device
A near field communication (nfc) sticker which stores a key is attached to a new client device. A remote commander in a home network reads the key using a nfc interface and ir-transmits it to a home network server.
08/28/14
20140245428
Computer and control method thereof
A computer and a control method thereof are disclosed. The computer comprises a processor, a chipset, a near field communication (nfc) module and a coprocessor.
08/28/14
20140244513
Data protection in near field communications (nfc) transactions
Described herein are architectures, platforms and methods for protecting sensitive data that are utilized during near field communications (nfc) communications or transactions and more particularly, a system on chip (soc) microcontroller that is configured to control processing of the sensitive data during the nfc transactions is described. The sensitive data may include, but not limited to, personal information, financial information, or business identification numbers..
08/28/14
20140244487
Fund transfer using near field communication
Provided is a system and method for transferring change or coin value due to a first user as a result of a cash transaction where the system allows for reading of a signal or identifier from a first user device such as a smart phone to determine what funds are being requested for transfer. The system transfers funds from a second user such to the first user according to the requested amount of funds.
08/28/14
20140243046
Provisioning user attributes for use with mobile computing device
A mobile computing device hosts an operating system and mobile applications. A provisioning application communicates with a secure element and near field communication (nfc) subsystem.
08/28/14
20140242909
Method and apparatus for managing data in near field communication system
A data managing method of a terminal in a near field communication (nfc) system. The data managing method includes setting up an nfc link with a server; transmitting to the server, a request message including access level information of the terminal; and receiving from the server, a response message that classifies whether data access is allowed or restricted, based on an access level of the terminal, wherein the access level information of the terminal is included in a header of the request message..
08/28/14
20140242905
Provisioning user attributes for use with mobile computing device
A mobile computing device hosts an operating system and mobile applications. A provisioning application communicates with a secure element and near field communication (nfc) subsystem.
08/28/14
20140241555
Wirelessly charged electronic device with shared inductor circuitry
An electronic device may contain an input-output device such as a speaker, vibrator, or near field communications antenna. The input-output device may include an inductor.
08/28/14
20140240179
Heat radiation antenna device, portable terminal and battery cover therewith, and method for manufacturing the battery cover
A portable terminal employing a near field communication antenna with a heat radiation function is provided. The portable terminal includes a cover provided for the portable terminal, and an antenna device mounted on an inner surface of the cover.
08/21/14
20140236697
Managing digital coupons
Described embodiments provide a device for storing and managing a coupon in a smart card. Such a device may include a receiver, a sensor, a writer, and a reader.
08/21/14
20140233058
Printing system, control method thereof, and storage medium
Provided is a printing system in which a mobile terminal that instructs the print service device to print without specifying an image forming device that executes printing in response to a selection of document data, and the print service device transmits a command for causing the terminal device to write, in the near field communication unit of the terminal device, storage information related to a storage location on the network of the print job generated upon receiving the instruction, and the image processing device activates the near field communication unit of the image processing device, and acquires the print job based on the storage information acquired by the acquisition unit and print the print job. .
08/21/14
20140232334
Reconfigurable coil techniques
Techniques are disclosed involving reconfigurable coils. Such coils may be used in applications, including (but not limited to) wireless charging and near field communications (nfc).
08/21/14
20140231506
Systems and methods for scanning a user environment and evaluating data of interest
According to various embodiments, a mobile device continuously and/or automatically scans a user environment for tags containing non-human-readable data. The mobile device may continuously and/or automatically scan the environment for tags without being specifically directed at a particular tag.
08/14/14
20140230026
Biometric-based access control system comprising a near field communication link
The subject invention is directed to a class of biometric-based authentication methods and devices that can be utilized to control access to any electronic device or electronically-controlled device. Certain embodiments include a touch sensitive device including a transparent input device (e.g., a touchscreen) or opaque input device (e.g., a touchpad).
08/14/14
20140229377
Nfc card verification
Methods and systems are provided for verifying the possession of a card, such as a credit card or a debit card, by a card user. Possession of the card can be verified, for example, when a purchase transaction, such as a telephone purchase transaction or an online purchase transaction, is attempted with the card and the purchase transaction is denied due to suspected account take over.
08/14/14
20140227969
Indium tin oxide loop antenna for near field communication
An apparatus includes a display and a transceiver. The display has a lateral surface.
08/07/14
20140223154
Computer system
A computer system is disclosed. The computer system comprises a near field communication (nfc) tag and a computer.


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