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 Quick release dock system and method patent thumbnailQuick release dock system and method
A docking station to secure and charge a portable computer such as a hand held terminal to allow the operator to easily and quickly remove the portable computer. When the docking station is energized, an electromagnetic contact is capable of magnetically retaining the portable computer.
Hand Held Products, Inc.


 Portable computer sleep mode system sensors patent thumbnailPortable computer sleep mode system sensors
A sleep mode system for an electronic device can include a light source, a sensor, and a light altering component. The light altering component can rotate with one device component, such as a laptop lid, while the light source and/or sensor remain stationary with another device component, such as a laptop base.
Apple Inc.


 Portable computer sleep mode system with angle sensor patent thumbnailPortable computer sleep mode system with angle sensor
A sleep mode system for an electronic device can include a magnetic component and a proximately located sensor configured to detect magnetic field properties that vary with a variable rotation of the magnetic component. The magnetic component can rotate with one device component, such as a laptop lid, while the sensor remains stationary with another device component, such as a laptop base.
Apple Inc.


 Method for providing electronic medical records utilizing portable computing and communications equipment patent thumbnailMethod for providing electronic medical records utilizing portable computing and communications equipment
Mobile clinicians conduct in-home patient visits utilizing on-site diagnostic and treatment equipment, where service is enhanced by the use of portable computing and communications equipment. A mobile care entity provides mobile clinicians preprogrammed portable computers.

 Wide touchpad on a portable computer patent thumbnailWide touchpad on a portable computer
In one exemplary embodiment, a portable computer having a display assembly coupled to a base assembly to alternate between a closed position and an open position. Palm rest areas are formed by a touchpad disposed on the surface of the base assembly.
Apple Inc.


 Printed circuit board features of a portable computer patent thumbnailPrinted circuit board features of a portable computer
Tools and fixtures for assembling a printed circuit board (pcb), such as a main logic board (mlb), in a portable computer device are described. A connector assembly having an electrically conductive gasket mounted on an edge of the mlb is described.
Apple Inc.


 Improved support for a portable computer patent thumbnailImproved support for a portable computer
A computer support provides improved access to the virtual keyboard of a tablet computer by routing the neck strap over the outer periphery of the computer. Strain on the neck of a wearer is relieved by back straps that exert a downward force on the neck strap.

 Electronic devices with ventilation systems patent thumbnailElectronic devices with ventilation systems
An electronic device such as a portable computer may be provided with a lower housing and an upper housing. The electronic device may include hinge structures which allow the upper housing to rotate about a rotational axis relative to the lower housing.
Apple Inc.


 Method of synchronising human activity that includes use of a portable computer device with audio output from a primary device patent thumbnailMethod of synchronising human activity that includes use of a portable computer device with audio output from a primary device
Non-transient computer-readable data storage having, stored thereon, computer executable instructions which, when executed by one or more processors of a portable computer device that includes a microphone and sensor devices, cause the computer device to perform a method of synchronising human activity that includes use of the computer device with audio output from a primary device, the method including the steps of receiving audio input from the primary device through the microphone; comparing said audio input with known audio data; if the audio input matches the known audio data, then waiting for a first period of time associated with the known audio data; and recording sensory data from the sensor devices for a second period of time associated with the known audio data, wherein the second period of time indicative of the period within which the user is expected to perform the human activity.. .
Mnet Mobile Pty Ltd.


 Virtual queue for a line at a retail store patent thumbnailVirtual queue for a line at a retail store
A computer-implemented process can be operated for entering and holding a place for a first customer in a queue while the first customer is waiting to be served at a retail store. The process includes, within a computerized processor, establishing a place in the queue for the first customer, wherein the queue operates to establish among a plurality of customers a customer currently being served by a store employee and an order in which other customers of the plurality will be served.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.


Portable, computer-peripheral apparatus including a universal serial bus (usb) connector

A portable computer-peripheral apparatus comprises a universal serial bus (usb) connector. The apparatus is operable to communicate with a computer terminal (e.g.
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Method and system to provide an accessibility user interface

This disclosure provides a method and system of providing a supplemental user interface (ui) operatively associated with a device, such as a multifunctional device (mfd) or multifunctional printer (mfp). According to an exemplary embodiment of this disclosure, an accessibility ui is provided by a portable computer device, e.g., off-the-shelf tablet, where the table includes a container application including a collection of walk-up user applications to operate the mfd, a set of tablet user environment' configuration applications and a set of helper applications that operate in the background and/or provide transitory screens, such as authentication for operating the mfd..
Xerox Corporation

Sideline test to detect concussions that affect visual, proprioceptive, or vestibular brain functions

A method for testing a subject to detect a reduction in cerebral function presumably resulting from mild traumatic brain injury, that affects visual, proprioceptive, and vestibular brain functions includes: providing a user interface, input device, and portable computer into the hands of the test subject suspected of having mild traumatic brain injury; providing an icon on the user interface visible to the subject; rotating the subject holding the computer a predetermined number of revolutions, at a predetermined rate of rotation, to engage the vestibular system of the subject prior to testing; aligning, by the subject, the icon on the screen of the user interface in alignment with a test administrator; maintaining the alignment of the icon on the screen and the test administrator throughout the rotations; and conducting a real-time test for mild traumatic brain injury utilizing the user interface, the user input device, and the associated computer.. .

Portable, computer-peripheral apparatus including a universal serial bus (usb) connector

A portable computer-peripheral apparatus comprises a universal serial bus (usb) connector. The apparatus is operable to communicate with a computer terminal (e.g.
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

System with wireless messages to enhance location accuracy

Electronic equipment in a system may transmit and receive wireless advertisement messages. Each wireless message may include location information and may have an associated received signal strength indicator when received from transmitting equipment by receiving equipment.
Apple Inc.

Key structure and portable computer using the same

A key structure includes a supporting board, a base board, a pre-stressing force applying assembly, a key cap, a pivot assembly, an attractable element and a magnetic element. The pre-stressing force applying assembly is connected to the supporting board or the base board.
Lite-on Technology Corporation

System and object recognition and tracking in a video stream

The invention provides a system method for object detection and tracking in a video stream. Frames of the video stream are divided into regions of interest and a probability is calculated for each region of interest that the region contains at least a portion of an object to be tracked.
Eyesight Mobile Technologies Ltd.

Portable, computer-peripheral apparatus including a universal serial bus (usb) connector

A portable computer-peripheral apparatus comprises a universal serial bus (usb) connector. The apparatus is operable to communicate with a computer terminal (e.g.
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Portable, computer-peripheral apparatus including a universal serial bus (usb) connector

A portable computer-peripheral apparatus comprises a universal serial bus (usb) connector. The apparatus is operable to communicate with a computer terminal (e.g.
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Portable, computer-peripheral apparatus including a universal serial bus (usb) connector

A portable computer-peripheral apparatus comprises a universal serial bus (usb) connector. The apparatus is operable to communicate with a computer terminal (e.g.
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Portable, computer-peripheral apparatus including a universal serial bus (usb) connector

A portable computer-peripheral apparatus comprises a universal serial bus (usb) connector. The apparatus is operable to communicate with a computer terminal (e.g.
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Portable, computer-peripheral apparatus including a universal serial bus (usb) connector

A portable computer-peripheral apparatus comprises a universal serial bus (usb) connector. The apparatus is operable to communicate with a computer terminal (e.g.
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Portable, computer-peripheral apparatus including a universal serial bus (usb) connector

A portable computer-peripheral apparatus comprises a universal serial bus (usb) connector. The apparatus is operable to communicate with a computer terminal (e.g.
Arkeytyp Ip Limited

Keyboard for portable information equipment

A keyboard device for a portable computer is disclosed. The portable computer includes a main body chassis and a display chassis.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Key structure and portable computer using the same

A key structure includes a key cap, a bridge assembly, a first supporting part, a second supporting part, an attractable element and a magnet. The bridge assembly includes first and second hinge parts.
Lite-on Technology Corporation

Driver education and training training drivers in simulated emergencies

The “real driving” driver education system combines specifically prepared surfaces of an outdoor driving training area preferably extending a length of approximately 600 feet and computer-generated, “augmented reality” images. This system requires the use of the actual vehicle owned by the trainee and/or used in his/her employment.

Crowd sourced networked target feedback

The present invention generally relates to systems and method for networked computer systems to collect and disseminate data to and from various individuals on a variety of topics as provided by said users while leveraging capabilities of a portable computer processing system such as, but not limited, to a handheld mobile device. The system may leverage widely available mobile device capabilities to collect and correlate data for compilation and presentation amongst users.
Wadju Inc.

Apparatus for computer peripheral storage

This invention allows one mobility while having modular components connected to a portable computer. In general it is an apparatus that attaches to the back of a monitor, in order to store and use peripheral components conveniently.

Personal area network proxy service for video on demand and other systems

A proxy service is described for linking a device with a remote server via a mobile application. Accordingly, a portable computer such as a smart phone can execute a mobile application that creates a proxy service through which data can be wirelessly communicated from the device to the portable computer via a personal area network (pan) and wirelessly communicated from the portable computer to the remote server via a wide area network (wan).
Blutether Limited

Method and outputting recognizable identifier

A method of generating a recognizable identifier for a network address includes at a portable computer device having one or more processors and memory storing programs executed by the one or more processors, touching an image icon on an application interface displayed on a screen of the portable computer device; acquiring a network address of the application interface; generating a recognizable identifier that represents the network address; generating a mask layer of the application interface; and displaying the recognizable identifier on the mask layer, wherein the mask layer of the application interface is configured to cover the application interface.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Method and system for seamless transitions between game types for portable computer systems

Systems and methods for seamless transitions between game types for portable computer systems. In accordance with a first method embodiment of the present invention, a computer implemented method includes determining a location of a mobile device, determining a legal jurisdiction of the mobile device based on the location and automatically presenting a legal type of game to a user of the mobile device based on the legal jurisdiction.
Ipro, Inc.

Method and system of illustrating audio signal strength

A method of illustrating audio signal strength includes at a portable computer device having one or more processors and memory storing programs executed by the one or more processors, collecting audio signal using the portable computer device; determining strength of the collected audio signal; computing an illustrative scale that corresponds to the audio signal strength using a mapping function; and superimposing the audio signal strength with the illustrative scale on a graphic area, wherein the graphic area includes an initial sub-area.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Automatic activating system for computer manual power control switch

A system involves the use of a power sensing circuit and an actuating module to automatically press the power control button on a portable computer used as a fixed work station when primary power is applied. The actuator module preferably employs a solenoid which controls the displacement of an actuating arm to selectively depress the power control button..
Control Module, Inc.

Intelligent thermal validation & monitoring system with asset management and self diagnosis capabilities

A system for qualifying a process in a facility. The system includes a validation system and a portable computer device.
Amphenol Thermometrics, Inc.

Method of using all-solid-state battery

Disclosed is use of an all-solid-state battery as a backup power source in at least one device selected from the group consisting of a computer, a laptop computer, a portable computer, a pocket computer, a workstation, a supercomputer, computer-peripheral hardware, and a server. This all-solid-state battery comprises a positive electrode layer comprising a positive-electrode active material that is an oriented polycrystalline body composed of lithium transition metal oxide grains oriented in a given direction; a solid electrolyte layer composed of a lithium-ion conductive material; and a negative electrode layer comprising a negative-electrode active material..
Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

Hinge device for a portable computer

A hinge device capable of generating a desired rotational torque and having a reduced size of a device configuration for a portable computer is disclosed. The hinge device includes a first shaft, a first torque generation mechanism and a power transmission mechanism.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Hinge device for a portable computer

A hinge device capable of reducing a reduced-size biaxial structure that can selectively switch rotations of two shafts according to an opening/closing angle position between two chassis is disclosed. The hinge device includes a first shaft attached to a first chassis, and a second shaft attached to a second chassis.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Portable computer

A portable computer has a base, a platform and a moving assembly. The base has an accommodating space.
Wistron Corporation

Method and system using vibration signatures for pairing master and slave computing devices

A system of using vibration signatures for pairing two portable computer devices. The system includes an apparatus that has a master side and a slave side.
International Business Machines Corporation

Control of large screen display using wireless portable computer and facilitating selection of audio on a headphone

A multi-window user interface (ui) on a control device such as a tablet computer communicates commands to a display controller, which may be implemented by a game console. The controller controls presentation on a large screen display according to the commands.
Sony Corporation

Pointing device for a portable computer

A pointing device is disclosed. The pointing device includes an operation cap having an operation surface fitted into a stud.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Enclosure features of a portable computer

A portable computing device is disclosed. The portable computing device includes a top case of a reduced size and shape.
Apple Inc.

Retention features of a portable computer

A portable computing device is disclosed. The portable computing device includes a retention member that provides a force to a flexible circuit disposed in a top portion and a bottom portion of the portable computing device.
Apple Inc.

System and capturing, managing and distributing digital image goods and services

This invention is directed to a computer-implemented system for capturing, managing, storing, and distributing goods and services related to photographic digital images, the system comprising: a server; a set of gallery information stored on the computer readable medium of the server, a set of server computer readable instructions configured to: receive a sync digital image, receive a set of digital images each having a digital image timestamp, receive a portable sync timestamp and a set of subject description selection information from a portable computer device, calculate a synchronizing offset, interlace the subject timeline with the image timeline and sequentially realigning the timelines, assign subject descriptors in temporal order with digital images.. .
Imagequick, Inc.

Portable computer vehicle dock

An automatically-lockable, shock absorbing dock for a portable computer, the dock comprising: a top plate configured to receive a portable computer, said top plate comprising: an automatic locking mechanism for securing the portable computer to said top plate, a set of connectivity ports, and a port replicator configured to connect the portable computer to the set of connectivity ports; and multiple pairs of shock absorbers connected to a bottom surface of said top plate and configured to connect to a target surface, wherein each pair of shock absorbers is coaxially-positioned and connected to opposite sides of said bottom surface, and wherein each shock absorber has an essentially equal resiliency in its x, y and z axes.. .

Logo features of a portable computer

An enclosure for a portable computing device is disclosed. The enclosure includes an indicium (e.g., logo) positioned in an opening extending partially through the enclosure.
Apple Inc.

Polyphenylene sulfide resin composition, and moulding and manufacturing process for moulding thereof

The invention provides a polyphenylene sulfide resin composition which comprises polyphenylene sulfide resin and a deformed cross-section glass fiber, wherein the chlorine content of the polyphenylene sulfide resin composition is equal to or lower than 1,000 ppm. The obtained polyphenylene sulfide resin composition is excellent in flowability, toughness and rigidity.
Toray Industries, Inc.

Methods and sharing digital books and other digital media objects

The invention provides in some aspects a digital data system that includes a first digital data device that, in order to transfer a digital media object to a second digital data device, transfers to that second digital data device a virtual machine embodying that digital media object. Those digital data devices may be, according to aspects of the invention, any of mainframe computers, minicomputers, workstations, desktop computers, portable computers, tablet computers, smart phones, personal digital assistants, ereaders, video consoles, movie players and other dedicated digital data devices.
Redigi, Inc.

System and notice posting and verification

This invention includes a tax authority computer readable medium having a set of delinquent tax records wherein each delinquent tax record contains delinquent tax information representing a real estate property that has delinquent taxes; a posting computer readable medium in communications with the tax authority computer readable medium; a portable computer device having a portable computer readable medium and a digital image capturing device capable of communication with the posting computer readable medium; and computer readable instructions for receiving delinquent tax information, capturing a digital image of a tax notice posted, generating posting information including the date and time and the digital image, and transmitting the posting information to the posting computer readable medium.. .
Palmetto Posting, Inc.

Component removal systems for portable computers

The described embodiments relate generally to components used in a portable computing device and more particularly to mounting a component with a component extractor that allows a component to be removably affixed to a portable computing device. The component extractor can include a compressible securing portion configured to secure the component to the portable computing device and an extracting portion arranged to apply an extracting force to the compressible securing portion to detach the component from the portable computing device.

Systems and methods for providing a wireless router high gain dual polarized antenna

Systems and methods for providing an antenna device for employment with conventional wireless routers and more particularly, wireless routers which perform as what is known as mobile hotspots providing network access to a plurality of wirelessly communication computing devices such as portable computers and smartphones.. .



Portable Computer topics:
  • Portable Computer
  • Control Unit
  • User Interface
  • Electronic Device
  • Communication System
  • Communications
  • Accommodation
  • Laptop Computer
  • Tablet Computer
  • Global Positioning System
  • Compaction
  • Mobile Phone
  • Impact Strength
  • Cell Phone
  • Central Processing Unit


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