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 Waveguide with ports for near field communication patent thumbnailnew patent Waveguide with ports for near field communication
A computing device comprises a head that can be docked to a base. The base includes a base transceiver to transmit (or receive) a signal via a first port of a waveguide.
Dell Products L.p.


 Data communication in an electronic device patent thumbnailnew patent Data communication in an electronic device
An electronic device and a method for data communication with such an electronic device. The electronic device combines, on the one hand, a near field communication (nfc) interface, including an antenna and a circuit for generating a modulated electromagnetic wave, and on the other hand a user interface including a touch-sensitive display configured to present an object relating to a communication action executable by means of the nfc interface.
Sony Mobile Communications Ab


 Information processing system, information processing device, storage medium storing information processing program, and storage device patent thumbnailInformation processing system, information processing device, storage medium storing information processing program, and storage device
An example of information processing system includes a storage device; and an information processing device for performing near field communication with the storage device. The storage device includes a storage unit storing application data usable in a predetermined application program and shared data usable in an application program regardless of whether the application program is the predetermined application program.
Nintendo Co., Ltd.


 Smart bag having function of notifying reception of mobile communication terminal, and  notifying reception utilizing the same patent thumbnailSmart bag having function of notifying reception of mobile communication terminal, and notifying reception utilizing the same
Disclosed is a smart bag having a function of notifying a reception of a mobile communication terminal, the smart bag including: a notifying device including a label attached onto one surface of an external side of the smart bag and a backlight combined with one surface of the label; a bluetooth chip, which is electrically connected with the notifying device and pairs the mobile communication terminal and the notifying device; and a near field communication (nfc) chip, which is attached to one surface of an inner side of the smart bag and activates a bluetooth function of the mobile communication terminal, in which the bluetooth chip receives a signal from the mobile communication terminal, so that the backlight is turned on, so that it is possible to confirm a received signal of the mobile communication terminal even outside of the smart bag.. .
Kolon Industries, Inc.


 Near field communications activated door access panel patent thumbnailNear field communications activated door access panel
Disclosed herein is an access control apparatus for a barrier movement system that moves a barrier. The access control apparatus includes a near field communications (nfc) module, a radiofrequency (rf) module, and a controller coupled to the nfc module and rf module.
Overhead Door Corporation


 Secure near field communication solutions and circuits patent thumbnailSecure near field communication solutions and circuits
Logic circuitry (116) performs a secure transaction protocol. The transaction protocol includes determining whether a communication, received by the nfc circuit, is addressed to the secure memory circuit; sending, in response to determining that the communication is addressed to the secure memory circuit, the communication to the memory circuit; sending, in response to determining that the communication is not addressed to the secure memory circuit, the communication to the microprocessor bus; and transmitting data, received from both the nfc circuit and the secure memory circuit, to the nfc circuit, the transmitted data including the identifier value and configured for communication with external devices using nfc..

 Method and device for enabling near field communication nfc wireless charging service patent thumbnailMethod and device for enabling near field communication nfc wireless charging service
A method includes determining, by a first electronic device, whether a charging party is the first electronic device or a second electronic device according to charging reference information. The method also includes enabling, in response to a determination that the charging party is the first electronic device, an nfc wireless charging service of the first electronic device.
Huawei Device Co., Ltd.


 Systems and methods for enabling secure transactions with mobile devices patent thumbnailSystems and methods for enabling secure transactions with mobile devices
Techniques for enabling transactions using mobile devices are described herein. A mobile device is configured to wirelessly receive from a provider of products and services an encrypted near field communications (nfc) data exchange format (ndef) message using an over-the-air communications standard different from the nfc standard.

 Near field communication (nfc) enabled peripheral device patent thumbnailNear field communication (nfc) enabled peripheral device
A communication system of the present disclosure includes a communication device that is communicatively coupled to a peripheral device. The peripheral device selects a selectable impedance from among multiple selectable impedances to communicate peripheral device information to the communication device.
Broadcom Corporation


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A wireless device that performs an operation based on setting information includes a wireless communicator configured to perform wireless communication over a wireless network, a near field communicator comprising a memory storing the setting information and configured to perform transmission and reception of the setting information stored in the memory by near field communication, and a controller configured to control at least the wireless communicator.. .
Yokogawa Electric Corporation


Methods and systems for conducting lottery games with portable devices enabled for near field communication (nfc)

In some embodiments, the instant invention provides for a computer system that includes a processor executing the code to: receive an indication indicating that a player desires to participate in a lottery game based on a near field communication (nfc) between a mobile device of the player and a first game piece associated with the lottery game conducted by a game conducting authority; conduct a drawing in accordance with rules of the lottery game; receive an indication identifying an action performed by the player in accordance with the rules of the lottery game where the action is based on: i) a result of the drawing and ii) nfc communication between the mobile device of the player and a second game piece associated with the lottery game; and distribute a prize to player in accordance with the rules of the lottery game.. .
Intralot S.a. - Integrated Lottery Systems And Services

Facilitating completion of activities by a user

A computer-implemented method performed by a mobile communication device for facilitating the completion of activities by a user, where the mobile communication device is in communication with a server that is in turn in communication with a datastore, the datastore stores information identifying a plurality of activities, a reward associated with completion of each of the activities, and an account associated with the user, the method comprising: receiving information identifying an activity using near field communication; sending a request over a communications network to the server to store in the datastore associated with the user's account an indication of completion of the activity, wherein the request includes information identifying the activity; and receiving over the communications network from the server confirmation that the user's account in the datastore has been updated with a reward associated with completion of the activity.. .
Adventure Junky Enterprises Pty Ltd

Electronic device with shared near field communications and sensor structures

An electronic device may have electrical components such as sensors. A sensor may have sensor circuitry that gathers sensor data using a conductive structure.
Apple Inc.

User interface (ui) providing apparatus and ui providing method thereof

A ui providing apparatus is disclosed. The present user interface (ui) providing apparatus comprises: a reception unit for receiving user information using near field communication from a communication device in which the user information is stored; a control unit for configuring a ui so as to respond to information about the type and the degree of a user's disability derived on the basis of the user information; and an output unit for outputting the configured ui..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Near field communication antenna tuning based on temperature

A wireless device includes a near field communication (nfc) interface, a nfc antenna, ferrite shielding, nfc antenna tuning circuitry coupled to the nfc interface and to the nfc antenna, and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry receives temperature input from a temperature sensor that is indicative of a temperature of at least one of the nfc antenna or the ferrite shielding, determines at least one nfc antenna tuning setting based upon the temperature input and configures the nfc antenna tuning circuitry based upon the at least one nfc antenna tuning setting.
Broadcom Corporation

Nuclear power plant containment real-time remote operations management employing server and client

A server-based nuclear containment operations system can be used to monitor structures, systems, components, and personnel within the containment building of a nuclear power facility. The disclosed and claimed concepts relate generally to a method for utilizing near field communication (nfc) on a mobile client device having the dynamic capabilities of a logic-based computerized procedures system (cps).
Westinghouse Electric Company Llc

Process instrumentation with wireless configuration

A method of automatically configuring a remote indicator is provided. The method includes placing the remote indicator within near field communication range of an operating field device.
Rosemount Inc.

Near field communication (nfc) transactions processed by a management server

A method for transmitting data between a mobile communication device and a server. The method includes running a mobile application on the mobile communication device.

Near field communication (nfc) transactions processed by a transaction server

A method for transmitting data between a mobile communication device and a server. The method includes running a mobile application on the mobile communication device.

Golf accessory and system including same

A golf playing statistics capture system is provided including a plurality of near field communication tags, each attacked to a respective golf club within a golfer's set of clubs, an external electronic device operating statistics capture software, and a golf accessory including a near field communication reader mechanism, wireless communication device associated with the near field communication reader mechanism to receive information from the near field communication reader mechanism and transmit information to the external electronic device.. .

Interlocking blending system

A blender system that includes a base that is selectively and operatively engaged with a container is shown and described herein. The base may include a near field communications chip that may communicate with a near field communications chip of a container.
Vita-mix Management Corporation

Determining and navigating to a target location

Methods and systems for detecting the location of a target, such as an event or another device, and navigating a device to the target are described herein. The device may be located inside of a building, and the target may be located inside the same building (or a nearby building).
Citrix Systems, Inc.

Application routing configuration for nfc controller supporting multiple nfcees

The present document relates to near field communication (nfc). In particular, the present document relates to the routing of application related information in a system comprising multiple nfc execution environments (nfcee).
Blackberry Limited

Web page access method and web server access method

A method of accessing a web page using a near field communication (nfc) tag is provided. The method includes receiving a tag id from the nfc tag using an application program installed in a mobile terminal, the application program transmitting the tag id to a first id search engine, the application program receiving a uniform resource locator (url) of a management system corresponding to the tag id from the first id search engine, the application program accessing the management system using the url of the management system and requesting a url of the web page from the management system, the application program receiving the url of the web page from the management system, and the application program accessing the web page using the url of the web page..
Benple Inc.

Chassis based antenna for a near field communication (nfc) enabled device

The present disclosure describes various chassis based antennas for a communication device. These various chassis based antennas can be integrated within a mechanical chassis of the communication device.
Broadcom Corporation

Near field communication package and portable device including the same

A near field communication (nfc) package in a portable device and method thereof are provided. The nfc package includes a secure storage device configured to store data, and an nfc controller configured to receive data from the secure storage device, provide the received data to a first external terminal by performing an nfc communication in an nfc mode, and provide the received data to a second external terminal by performing a magnetic secure transmission (mst) communication in an mst mode..

Proximity detection near field communication

The present disclosure discloses a proximity detection method and apparatus for a near field communication, which belongs to the field of communications technologies. The method includes: sending, by a first electronic device, a signal of a detection frame; determining whether a second electronic device capable of performing the near field communication exists according to a received response frame, wherein the detection frame includes at least two symbols modulated with different frequencies.
Shenzhen Huiding Technology Co., Ltd.

Near field communication built-in garment accessory

The present invention provides a near field communication built-in garment accessory. 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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