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| Portable electronic card system and verifying method thereof|
A portable electronic card system and a verifying method thereof are provided. The portable electronic card system includes: a portable personal electronic device, a rewritable card, and a writing device.
| Power bank system for a motor vehicle|
A power bank system is provided for a motor vehicle. That power bank system includes a power bank charging module that is integrated into a body interior of the motor vehicle.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
| Branched electrical system|
A branched electrical system is adapted for providing multiple users with access to high and/or low voltage electrical power in work areas or high density seating areas, such as stadium or theater seating, work rooms, lecture halls, and public transportation vehicles. The system includes a main line and a plurality of branch lines, each branch line having at least one high voltage or low voltage electrical receptacle that is accessible to a user located at the seating, such as for powering a portable electronic device.
| Antenna module|
An antenna module suited for a portable electronic device is provided. The antenna module includes a heat dissipation unit, a first antenna and a second antenna.
Asustek Computer Inc.
| Portable electronic device|
A portable electronic device includes: a housing that is configured to be held by one hand of a human being; a holding detection unit that detects holding of the housing by the one hand; an input operation detection unit that detects an input operation; and a control section that outputs a control signal based on detection results of the holding detection unit and the input operation detection unit. The control section validates the input operation detection unit if the holding of the housing is detected by the holding detection unit, and after the validation, outputs a control signal based on a detection result of the input operation detection unit regardless of the detection result of the holding detection unit..
Omron Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd.
| Event detection waking up a portable electronic device and action sensor using same|
The present invention discloses an event detection method for waking up a portable electronic device and an action sensor using same. The event detection method includes the steps of: under a normal operation mode, sensing action events by the action sensor with a first data sensing frequency, wherein the action sensor operates by a normal current to detect the action events; entering into a sleep mode; under the sleep mode, detecting a wake-up event by the action sensor with a second data sensing frequency, wherein the action sensor operates by a weak current to detect the wake-up event, wherein the weak current is smaller than the normal current, and the second data sensing frequency is not higher than the first data sensing frequency; and returning to the normal operation mode when the wake-up event is detected..
Richtek Technology Corporation
| Portable electronic device|
A portable electronic device is provided. The portable electronic device includes a front glass cover that forms the front of the electronic device, a back cover that forms the back of the electronic device, a bezel that surrounds the space formed between the front and back covers and is formed integrally with, or separately from, the back cover, wherein the bezel has a first opening with a first size and a second opening with a second size smaller than the first size, the second opening being disposed adjacent to the first opening, a display device that is located in the space and has a screen area exposed through the front cover, a tray structure that is inserted into the space through the first opening and is detachably mounted, the tray structure having a recess in which a memory card and/or a subscriber identification module (sim) card is received, a first member that holds the tray structure when the tray structure is inserted into the space and a second member that allows a first member to release the tray structure by the press of an external member that is inserted through the second opening, and a waterproof structure that includes a first portion that is movably inserted into the second opening, a first end portion that makes contact with the second member by the press of the external member, and a second end portion that is pressed by the external member..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
| Anti-theft device for portable electronic device|
An anti-theft device for protecting a portable electronic device from theft or unauthorized removal in a retail environment is provided. A shroud may at least partially enclose a portable electronic device.
Invue Security Products Inc.
| Portable electronic device with a smart air purifier|
A portable electronic device with a smart air purifier is provided with an electronic device body having a display surface, a back surface and a side jointed with the surfaces. The smart air purifier is embedded in the electronic device body.
National Cheng Kung University
|Apparatus and enhancing privacy|
An apparatus for enhancing privacy during operation of a portable electronic device are provided. The apparatus includes a privacy shield and an attachment mechanism to connect the privacy shield to the portable electronic device..
Electronic device and rendering secondary characters
A portable electronic device is provided. The portable electronic device includes a memory configured to store instructions, and a screen configured to display data.
Programming and virtual reality representation of stimulation parameter groups
The present disclosure involves a medical system that includes one or more implantable medical devices configured to deliver a medical therapy to a patient. The medical system also includes a portable electronic device on which a touch-sensitive user interface is implemented.
Protective enclosure for electronic device
A protective case for use with a portable electronic device includes a protective shell including a cavity for receiving the portable electronic device and a pliable surface disposed in an opening of the protective shell. The pliable surface being adapted to transmit at least a portion of a mechanical force applied at an external surface of the protective shell to the control feature of the installed portable electronic device to actuate the control feature of the installed portable electronic device.
Otter Products, Llc
Device cradle and management system
A device cradle and device management system monitor and control a usage time of a portable electronic device. The device cradle includes a housing including at least one slot in which a device is disposable and a sensor to detect whether a device is disposed in the slot.
Stephen Kaye, Llc
Configuring a control sysem
A control system configurable by a configuration application and comprising one or more control processors, one or more gateways, a communication network, a portable electronic device executing the configuration application and one or more controllable devices wherein the controllable device is represented by one or more virtual devices.. .
Crestron Electronics, Inc.
Computer security lock for trapezoidal security slot
A portable electronic device requiring securing against theft, includes a cavity with an opening thereinto. The opening is accessible at an exterior of the device, and defined by an upper edge, a juxtaposed lower edge, and a pair of juxtaposed side edges.
A woven fabric includes light transmissive fibers woven into the fabric to provide a visual display. The fabric may be used as a tether to releasably connect a portable electronic device to a user.
Personalized and context-aware processing of message generation request
Various embodiments of systems and methods for personalized and context-aware processing of a message generation request are described herein. Initially a message generation request from the portable electronic device to the operating system is intercepted.
Touch screen protector
A touch screen protector for a portable electronic device having a glass touch screen with a curved outer perimeter edge. The touch screen protector has a glass sheet and a curved edge portion that corresponds in shape to the curved outer perimeter edge.
Mobile device-based intrusion prevention system
A method for managing network traffic at a portable electronic device connected to a network that includes establishing a virtual network interface to queue network traffic originated by applications running on the device, monitoring the virtual network interface for queued data, assembling a data packet from the queued data, wherein at least some data in the data packet is intended for a node of the network, applying a first set of rules to the data packet, in accordance with a determination that application of the first set of rules triggers a predetermined response associated with the first set of rules, processing the data packet according to the predetermined response, and in accordance with a determination that application of the first set of rules does not trigger the predetermined response, forwarding at least a portion of the data packet to a connection with the node for transmission to the node.. .
The Mitre Corporation
Case with inductive charging system to charge a portable device
A case for a portable listening device includes a rechargeable battery and a first and a second charging system. The first charging system is configured to charge the portable listening device and the second charging system is configured to wirelessly charge a portable electronic device positioned outside of the case adjacent to an exterior charging surface..
Methods and systems of managing power in a portable electronic device
A portable electronic device including a battery coupled to an accessory circuit, a battery monitoring circuit coupled to the battery, and a processor connected to the battery monitoring circuit and the accessory circuit. The battery monitoring circuit determines an output current of the battery, and the processor receives an indication of the output current.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Virtual ticket-in and ticket-out on a gaming machine
An electronic gaming machine includes a cabinet, a display mounted to the cabinet, a wireless interface for communicating with a portable electronic device, a network interface for communicating with a validation server, a bill validator coupled to a game controller configured to accept bills and printed ticket vouchers, and a removable cash box. The game controller includes a processor and a memory configured to control a wager-based game played on the egm, redeem virtual ticket vouchers and printed ticket vouchers, receive an indication to transfer value to the egm via a virtual ticket voucher, receive the virtual ticket voucher including a virtual ticket voucher validation number from the portable electronic device via the wireless interface, validate the virtual ticket voucher with the validation server via the network interface, deposit a credit amount associated with the virtual ticket voucher, and notify the validation server that the virtual ticket voucher is redeemed..
Portable electronic device, controlling portable electronic device, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium
A portable electronic device includes a battery, a communication unit, a pressure detector, and at least one processor. The battery supplies power.
Portable electronic device
A portable electronic device includes a first body and a second body. The first body includes a casing, a supporter, a first magnetic component and a torsion component.
Compal Electronics, Inc.
Overmolded force sensing gasket
An elastomeric gasket is disclosed for use in a portable electronic device. The gasket encapsulates flexible circuits which are used to measure force exerted on a cover glass of the device.
Collapsible organizer for in-vehicle storage
A collapsible organizer for in-vehicle storage. The organizer provides the driver with a large, stable container for food, drinks and other items.
Arm band portable electronic device case
An arm band case for portable electronic device is disclosed. The arm band case may be secured to the user with straps and includes a pocket having a transparent window that provides visibility to the touchscreen of the electronic device and a plurality of powered light sources that are configured to illuminate the arm band and thereby provide added visibility to the user when in use.
Griffin Technology, Llc
Frictional stabilization of band and securement mechanism
A band is disclosed which attaches to a portable electronic device. The band includes a flexible length of material which forms a loop into which a pin is inserted.
Vent for portable electronics combined with enclosure mounting fastener
Fasteners and fastener systems that can act as air vents for enclosures are described. The fasteners can be configured to secure a component to a wall of an enclosure, while at the same time providing a passageway for air to pass between an internal cavity of the enclosure and an outer environment.
Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus may include an image forming unit configured to form an image on a printing medium and a control unit configured to perform at least one of a user authentication operation, an image forming preparation operation, and an image forming operation according to distance information between a portable electronic device and the image forming apparatus.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
Enhanced shell geometry for a flexible case for a portable electronic device
An accessory device is described. The accessory device may include a base region and sidewalls that combine with the base region to secure an electronic device with the accessory device.
Portable electronic device connector
In various embodiments, an affixing structure of a connector is configured to attach to an affixing structure interface of a portable electronic device that is configured to also couple to an attachment member. A connector plug including conductors coupled to an electrical conduit is coupled to the affixing structure.
Multi-angle simultaneous view light-emitting diode display
A method and apparatus are described for providing simultaneous display views from a display of a portable electronic device at multiple angles. The display includes a first set of light-emitting diodes positioned in a display field and oriented to produce a first visual data depiction viewable at a first perspective angle.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
System and limiting remote control between a portable electronic device and one or more vehicle systems
A method and system for limiting remote control between a portable electronic device and one or more vehicle systems in a vehicle. The method and system include connecting the portable electronic device to the vehicle.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Apparatus & autonomous secure accounting and access to payment for a dispensing operation
A system and method for automating dispensing operations—such as vehicle fueling operations—using a portable electronic device such as a smart phone. The inventive system includes three major components: (1) a mobile application that resides on a portable electronic device; (2) software that resides on a remote system server; and (3) software that runs on a pump control module associated with a particular fuel dispenser.
Rfid/nfc functionality for portable electronic devices
A handheld and/or optical and/or audio device for electronic and/or wireless transactions providing dedicated communication and dedicated function activatable components to extend or expand the operation of the device to permit the user to perform additional actions and/or transactions facilitated by the rfid/nfc-operability. Methods of using the device for conducting business or social transactions are also included..
Smart Cellco, Inc.
Identification of recently downloaded content
Techniques for identifying recently installed applications on a portable electronic device facilitating locating newly installed applications on a mobile device are disclosed. A visual indicator may be displayed on an icon associated with an application that was recently installed on the portable electronic device.
Portable electronic device as health companion
A wearable consumer electronic product includes at least a housing arranged to catty operational components comprising a processor and a band having a pliable band body and a securing means arranged to secure the band body to the housing. In one embodiment, the pliable band body has a size and shape suitable for wrapping around an individual appendage and that includes an opening that leads to a cavity within the band body suitable for accumulating an amount of water and a band sensor embedded within the band body in communication with the cavity..
Bidirectional communication between an infant receiving system and a remote device
An infant device, such as in infant swing, establishes a wireless connection with a parent's existing portable electronic device, such as a smartphone. The portable electronic device sends messages to control any of the functions associated with the infant device.
Protective case for portable electronic device
A protective case for a portable electronic device includes an inner decorative part and an outer decorative part. The protective case is provided with a front piece having a central hollowed portion.
Protective case for portable electronic device
A protective case for a portable electronic device includes a base and a cover. The base has an accommodation portion.
Method and protecting data in a portable electronic device
Data in a portable electronic device is protected by using external and internal status detection means to determine if the device is misplaced, lost, or stolen. The device then takes, singly or in combination, one of several actions to protect the data on the device, including declaring its location to an owner or service provider, locking the device or specific functions of the device to disable all data retrieval functionality, erasing or overwriting all the stored data in the device or, where the data has been stored in the device in an encrypted format, destroying an internally-stored encryption key, thereby preventing unauthorized access to the encrypted data in the device..
Applied Minds, Llc
Method and selectively providing real-time status for portable devices
One aspect of the present invention discloses a network device containing my-status application capable of handling real-time user status using a portable electronic device (“ped”). A process of ped is able to collect a geographic location associated with the ped from an onboard location module.
System and providing secure access to a wireless network
A system and method are disclosed for controlling access by a portable electronic device (ped) to a wireless network. A near field communications (nfc) tag is affixed to each authorized ped.
The Boeing Company
Acoustic assembly for an electronic device
A portable electronic device may have acoustic ports such as microphone and speaker ports. Acoustic devices such as microphones and speakers may be associated with the acoustic ports.
Near field communication system, and operating same
The present inventions, in one aspect, are directed to a system comprising a portable sensor device including a housing having a physical size/shape that is adapted to couple to a user's body, an identification tag including identification data which is associated with the sensor device and an identification tag transmitter to responsively and wirelessly transmit the identification data according to a first communication protocol. The system further includes a portable electronic device including an identification tag receiver to wirelessly receive the identification data of the identification tag according to the first communication protocol, transceiver circuitry to wirelessly and responsively communicate with the sensor device according to a second communication protocol, and processing circuitry to instruct the transceiver circuitry, after receiving the identification data, to wirelessly request, from the sensor device the sensor data and/or data which is representative of the sensor data..
Embedded power converting device and power conversion system using same
A power conversion system is disclosed. The power conversion system comprises a portable electronic device and an embedded power converting device.
Delta Electronics, Inc.