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File information system management system and method

Samsung Electronics

File information system management system and method

Receiving data compensation method to improve data receiving rate and receiving modem circuit thereof

Samsung Electronics

Receiving data compensation method to improve data receiving rate and receiving modem circuit thereof

Receiving data compensation method to improve data receiving rate and receiving modem circuit thereof

Samsung Electronics

Cloud printing system and method using near field communication

Date/App# patent app List of recent Near Field Communication-related patents
02/26/15
20150058473
 Network address mapping to nearby location identification patent thumbnailnew patent Network address mapping to nearby location identification
In one implementation, software workload or device addresses (e.g., ipv4 or ipv6 addresses) are mapped to a nearby physical location identification. The physical location of a dematerialized workload or a device is determined by associating the network address of the dematerialized workload or device to the address of a physical tag.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
02/19/15
20150052185
 File information system management system and method patent thumbnailFile information system management system and method
A method and system is provided for editing a file information system of a host device by using a client device connected to the host device via a near field communication (nfc) channel while maintaining the foreground-running application execution screen of the host device. A method for managing a file information system of a host device by using a client device according to the present invention includes establishing a near field communication channel between the client device and the host device; copying the file information system from the host device to the client device; editing, at the client device, the file information system by means of an application selected in the file information system; and updating the file information system stored in the host device with the edited file information system which is transmitted from the client device to the host device..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/19/15
20150049795
 Receiving data compensation method to improve data receiving rate and receiving modem circuit thereof patent thumbnailReceiving data compensation method to improve data receiving rate and receiving modem circuit thereof
Included in the present general inventive concept are a receiving data compensating method to improve a data receiving rate and a receiving modem circuit thereof. The receiving data compensating method may include measuring a receiving characteristic offset based on characteristics of a receiver according to first and second state data.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/19/15
20150049360
 Cloud printing system and method using near field communication patent thumbnailCloud printing system and method using near field communication
Provided is a cloud printing method using near field communication (nfc), the method comprising: selecting content for printing in a mobile terminal; requesting a print by the mobile terminal being nfc tagged to an image forming apparatus; transmitting the selected content to the cloud server via the mobile terminal; parallel rendering the content in the mobile terminal and the cloud server; generating print data by merging sets of content respectively rendered in the mobile terminal and the cloud server; and printing the print data in the image forming apparatus.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/19/15
20150049359
 Cloud printing system and method using image forming apparatus patent thumbnailCloud printing system and method using image forming apparatus
Provided is a cloud printing method using a image forming apparatus, the method including: selecting content for printing in a mobile terminal; connecting a location storage server and receiving location information of image forming apparatuses via the mobile terminal; displaying locations of the image forming apparatuses on a screen of the mobile terminal, based on the received location information; transmitting the content to a cloud server via the mobile terminal; near field communication (nfc) tagging the mobile terminal to one of the image forming apparatuses; and receiving the content from the cloud server and printing the content, via the one of the image forming apparatuses to which the nfc tagging is performed.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/19/15
20150048985
 Antenna module for near field communication patent thumbnailAntenna module for near field communication
Embodiments of the invention provide an antenna module for nfc. According to at least one embodiment, the antenna module includes an antenna sheet patterned with a loop coil of a conductive metal material, a magnetic shielding sheet comprising a metal sheet, which is embedded in a magnetic sheet, and an adhesive film interposed between the antenna sheet and the magnetic shielding sheet..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
02/19/15
20150048924
 Initiating remote control using near field communications patent thumbnailInitiating remote control using near field communications
A system in which a portable electronic device communicates with a keypad for controlling a controllable device using near field communication to establish remote control of the controllable device over a control network. Upon placing the portable electronic device near the keypad, a control application running on the portable electronic device is launched and a graphical representation of the keypad is displayed on the portable electronic device.
Crestron Electronics, Inc.
02/19/15
20150048164
 Imaging scanner having near field communication device patent thumbnailImaging scanner having near field communication device
Method and apparatus of reading the screen of a mobile computing device. The apparatus is an imaging scanner that includes a nfc device having a nfc antenna.
Symbol Technologies, Inc.
02/12/15
20150046324
 Low power mode for payment transactions patent thumbnailLow power mode for payment transactions
This application relates to systems, methods, and apparatus for using a computing device to perform payment transactions while the computing device is operating in a low power wallet mode during a low battery state of the computing device. During a low power wallet mode, various subsystems are prevented from receiving current from a battery of the computing device, while a near field communication (nfc) system of the computing device is provided with an operating current for detecting target systems.
Apple Inc.
02/12/15
20150046282
 System and methods that allow customers to order a payment sticker from a provider patent thumbnailSystem and methods that allow customers to order a payment sticker from a provider
A process that allows consumers to order near field communication (nfc) payment stickers directly from a provider using the internet, mobile smart telephone, email, regular mail or other channels. The process allows the consumer to express the desire, validate their identity, provide delivery instructions and authorize a payment for the stickers.
02/12/15
20150045635

Co-planar, near field communication telemetry link for an analyte sensor


An inductive sensor system for remote powering and communication with an analyte sensor (e.g., a fully implantable analyte sensor). The system may include an analyte sensor and transceiver.
Senseonics, Incorporated
02/12/15
20150044965

Electrical instrument


An electrical instrument of the present invention includes: a main function section; a communication section that receives an aspect of a main function to be executed by the main function section from an external information terminal by near field communication; an input section for allowing a user to input an aspect of the main function to be executed by the main function section; a notification section for issuing a notice on information regarding the near field communication; a main function section control unit that controls the main function section based on the aspect of the main function, which is inputted to the input section, and based on the aspect of the main function, which is received by the communication section; a history recording unit that records a near field communication control history that is a history that the main function section control unit has controlled the main function section based on the aspect of the main function, which is received by the communication section; and a notification content decision unit that decides whether or not to issue the notice on the information regarding the near field communication in accordance with whether or not the near field communication control history is recorded in the history recording unit.. .
Panasonic Corporation
02/12/15
20150044964

Management of near field communications using low power modes of an electronic device


Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for managing near field communications during a low power management mode of an electronic device are provided that may make credentials of a near field communication (“nfc”) component appropriately secure and appropriately accessible white also limiting the power consumption of the nfc component and of other components of the electronic device.. .
Apple Inc.
02/12/15
20150044963

Near field communications (nfc) coil with embedded wireless antenna


Described herein are techniques related to near field coupling and wlan dual-band operations. For example, a wlan dual-band utilizes the same coil antenna that is utilized for near field communications (nfc) functions.
02/12/15
20150042446

Display device, operating a display device, and computer program product


There is provided a display device comprising a processing unit, a display unit coupled to the processing unit and a near field communication unit coupled to the processing unit, wherein said processing unit is arranged to synchronize display messages to be displayed by the display unit with corresponding near field communication messages to be stored in the near field communication unit. Furthermore, a corresponding method of operating a display device is conceived.
Nxp B.v.
02/12/15
20150041786

Tp on/in cell-type organic electroluminescent display device having integrated nfc antenna


An organic light-emitting diode displayer integrated with a near field communication antenna is provided. The organic light-emitting diode displayer is a tp on-cell or in-cell organic light-emitting diode displayer, the near field communication antenna is disposed on a display screen of the organic light-emitting diode displayer, and a near field communication interface is built on an output circuit of the display screen and is connected to a control mainboard of the display screen..
Truly Semiconductors Ltd.
02/05/15
20150038081

Wireless data transfer with improved transport mechanism selection


Generally, this disclosure describes devices, systems and methods for wireless data transfer with improved transport mechanism selection. The device may include a near field communication (nfc) circuit configured to initiate a data transfer between a first communication device and a second communication device; a soft access point (soft ap) data transport circuit configured to transfer data between the communication device and the second communication device; one or more additional data transport circuits configured to transfer data between the communication device and the second communication device; and a transport mechanism selection circuit coupled to the nfc interface circuit and further coupled to the one or more data transport circuits, the transport mechanism selection circuit configured to select one of the data transport circuits for the data transfer, wherein the selection is based on a determination of the size of the data transfer..
02/05/15
20150038079

Device for wireless communication and wireless communication


The present invention relates to a device for wireless communication and a method for wireless communication. The device for wireless communication, which consists of a front surface having a display unit for displaying a screen thereon, a back surface opposite to the front surface, and a plurality of side surfaces except the front surface and the back surface, includes: a plurality of antennas provided on one surface selected from the plurality of side surfaces; and a near field communication (nfc) module connected to at least one of the plurality of antennas to transceive data and improves the degree of freedom in designing the device for wireless communication while increasing a read range and a read rate of near field communication..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
02/05/15
20150038074

Method and anti-eavesdropping in vunerable nfc applications


A system and method may dynamically (a) adjust signal characteristics of individual portions of a near field communication (“nfc”) transmission, and/or (b) change nfc wireless communication channels. A transmitting device may transmit to a receiving device via multiple nfc channels.
Blackberry Limited
02/05/15
20150038073

Method and system for securing in-vehicle communication with a portable device using nfc


A method for securing wireless communication between an in-vehicle system and multiple portable devices brought into a vehicle. The method can include receiving a communication request from a portable device, and determining whether a primary device has authorized wireless communication between the in-vehicle system and the portable device requesting communication, where such authorization can be provided via near field communication (nfc).
Denso International America, Inc.
02/05/15
20150035717

Folded near field communication antenna


Provided is an antenna structure which is capable of having sufficient antenna performance even in an antenna having a small cross-sectional area. The antenna of the present invention comprises: a ferrite sheet; and an antenna sheet (flexible printed circuit board) which has a spiral loop antenna pattern.
Aq Corporation
02/05/15
20150035709

Antenna device and electronic device with the same


An electronic device includes a sheet shaped antenna which is particularly useful for near field communication. The antenna includes a loop type antenna radiator formed on a carrier, the radiator having spiraling loops along an outer region of the carrier.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/05/15
20150035650

System and method employing near field communication and qr code technology to access and manage server-side personal and business property security status accounts


System and method for remotely viewing, managing and/or verifying online security status and ownership records of registered personal and business properties on a host server. The system is engaged using wireless or wired internet-connected transceiver devices capable of interfacing with the host server by hyperlinking to a property's unique internet protocol (ip) address upon interrogation of encoded near field communication (nfc) tag(s) or quick read (qr) code(s) target objects.
01/29/15
20150033289

Adaptive and context based nfc access control filtering


A mobile device includes a transceiver for performing wireless communication; one or more secure elements which execute applications in a secure environment; a near field communication system for performing wireless communication independent of the transceiver and at a lower amount of power than said transceiver; and a contactless front end included in the near field communications system for receiving a data message from a near field communication device. The contactless front end includes a filter list for evaluating the data message and for controlling whether each data message is transmitted further into the mobile device..
Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless
01/29/15
20150031288

Mobile wireless communications device providing bluetooth switchover features based upon near field communication (nfc)


A mobile wireless communications device may include a near field communication (nfc) transceiver, a bluetooth transceiver, and a controller coupled with the nfc transceiver and the bluetooth transceiver. The controller may be configured to communicate with a first bluetooth device via the bluetooth transceiver using at least one bluetooth profile supported by the first bluetooth device, communicate with a second bluetooth device via the nfc transceiver and determine if the at least one bluetooth profile is also supported by the second bluetooth device, and when the at least one bluetooth profile is also supported by the second bluetooth device, cease using the at least one bluetooth profile with the first bluetooth device and begin using the at least one bluetooth profile with the second bluetooth device..
Blackberry Limited
01/29/15
20150029541

Mobile device and image forming providing user interface screen, and providing user interface screen in the mobile device and image forming apparatus


A mobile device or an image forming apparatus for providing a user interface, wherein the mobile device or the image forming apparatus receives product specifications of the mobile device or the image forming apparatus via near field communication (nfc) to determine a layout of the user interface of the mobile device or the image forming apparatus, and displays the user interface having the layout determined with respect to a predetermined application before.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150029540

Image forming apparatus and mobile device for forming wireless configuration by using near field communication (nfc)


An image forming apparatus that supports a near field communication (nfc) function includes an nfc tag for storing installation information of an application; a wireless communication module for receiving a profile including wireless configuration data from a mobile device, wherein the wireless configuration data is input by a user in execution of the application that is installed in the mobile device by using the installation information; and a control unit for forming wireless configuration based on the profile.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150029532

Image forming apparatus and near field communication (nfc) device supporting nfc function and performing authentication thereof cross-reference to related applications


An image forming apparatus for authenticating a near field communication (nfc) device, which receives information about an application being executed on an nfc device when the nfc device is tagged, determines an authentication method based on the received information, receives and authenticates a log in information corresponding to the determined authentication method from the nfc device, and allows the use of the image forming apparatus based on a result of authentication.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150029073

Transmission device and near field communication device using the same


A transmission device for a near field communication (nfc) device includes a matching circuit, a connecting interface with a first width for connecting an operating circuit of the nfc device, a first transmission line electrically connected between an antenna of the nfc device and the matching circuit, and a second transmission line electrically connected between connecting interface and the matching circuit, including an increasing width portion and a constant width portion, wherein a width of the second transmission increases from the first width to a second width within the increasing width portion and keeps the second width within the constant width portion, wherein the second width is greater than and related to the first width.. .
Wistron Neweb Corporation
01/22/15
20150025986

Electronic receipt system with social media link and related servers and methods


An electronic receipt system may include a point-of-sale (pos) terminal having a near field communication (nfc) device for communicating with a mobile wireless communications device during a transaction for purchasing at least one item, and a server. The server may be for receiving a user identifier transmitted from the mobile communication device via the nfc device, verifying an enrollment status of the user identifier, based upon results of the verifying, generating an electronic receipt associated with the transaction, and generating a social media network link feature in the electronic receipt and associated with the item, the social media network link feature for sharing the purchase of the item on a corresponding social media network..
Flexreceipts Inc.
01/22/15
20150025498

Infusion 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..
Asante Solutions, Inc.
01/22/15
20150024684

Method and electronic equipment for near field communication


A method is provided that establishes a communication link of a common wireless communication function between a first electronic equipment and a second electronic equipment, the first electronic equipment having a common wireless communication function to access a near field communication (nfc) tag using the second electronic equipment, the second electronic equipment having the common wireless communication function and an nfc function. The method further includes acquiring, by the second electronic equipment, data stored in the nfc tag through a close approach operation, and transmitting the data from the second electronic equipment to the first electronic equipment by using the common wireless communication function..
Lenovo (singapore) Pte, Ltd.
01/22/15
20150024682

Active passive near field communication anti-collision method, initiator and tag


In near field communication between an active initiator and a plurality of passive listening devices, the initiator device obtains a unique identity code from each listening device using an initialization process. The initiator transmits a poll request signal including a sequence of coupled data including an identification vector and an allocation vector.
Stmicroelectronics International N.v.
01/22/15
20150021207

Near-field-communication or rfid based electrochemical biosensor and an ingredient measurement using thereof


Disclosed herein are a near-field-communication or a radio-frequency identification (rfid) based electrochemical biosensor capable of measuring an ingredient by being inter-worked with a wireless communication device such as a smartphone and a method for an ingredient measurement using thereof. The near field communication or radio-frequency identification based electrochemical biosensor, includes: a casing having a specimen introduction channel formed therein; an ingredient measurement electrode disposed in the casing and measuring a specific ingredient of a specimen; a reaction reagent portion disposed in the casing and reacting with the specimen; a specimen recognition electrode disposed in the casing and recognizing the introduction of the specimen; an antenna transmitting and receiving signals and power to and from a smart device or a tester; and a control integrated circuit (ic) chip controlling the ingredient measurement electrode, the specimen recognition electrode, and the antenna..
Center For Integrated Smart Sensors Foundation
01/15/15
20150017914

Method, system, and apparatus having near field communication (nfc) chip with configurable memory that is updatable via a host processor


A wireless media player and a related system and methodology are disclosed. One aspect of the wireless media player system pertains to a virtual connector system, apparatus, and method for the automatic establishment of wireless connectivity with other electronic devices.
01/15/15
20150017911

Monitoring system and monitoring method


Monitoring system includes a monitoring device and an electronic device. The monitoring device includes a display and a near field communication (nfc) receiving module.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
01/15/15
20150017910

Apparatus and methods for near-field communication based device configuration and managment


Methods and apparatus for activating a mobile device for use with a service provider. In one embodiment, a powered-off mobile device having an inserted subscriber identity module (sim) may be programmed with configuration data while “in box” (e.g., at a point of sale (pos), in a warehouse, etc.) using a near field communication (nfc) data interface.
Apple Inc.


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