|| List of recent Portable Electronic Device-related patents
|Portable electronic device including a placeholder for an entry field and method of controlling same|
A method includes displaying information on a display of an electronic device, the information comprising an entry field and a placeholder for the entry field, detecting a first interaction event in relation to the entry field, and when the first interaction event is associated with a placeholder altering function, altering the placeholder to maintain display of the placeholder for the entry field.. .
|System and method fo providing an application lock|
A portable electronic device including: a memory for storing information relating to an application; a display for displaying at least a portion of the information stored on the memory; and a user interface for allowing the user to activate the application; a network interface for connecting the device to a network and for allowing the application to access a database connected to the network, the database storing application access information such that when the user activates the application, access to the application is locked or unlocked according to the access information.. .
|System and method for associating financial transaction data with a user's project data using a portable electronic device|
This invention relates to a system for viewing and manipulating a user's financial transaction data and a method for associating financial transaction data with a user's project data using a portable electronic device.. .
|Apparatus and methods for seating management|
A computerized system for seating management is described. The system can be utilized in business establishments offering general admission table service, such as a restaurant.
|Smart dock for activating a voice recognition mode of a portable electronic device|
A dock for a portable electronic device including a housing, a connector extending from the housing to connect the portable electronic device to the dock, a microphone integrated within the housing, and a processor. The processor is operatively coupled to receive audio input from the microphone, and in response to the audio input, transmit a message to the portable electronic device via the connector to activate a voice recognition mode of the portable electronic device..
|Method and apparatus for indicating swing tempo|
A system includes an article of golf equipment or other athletic equipment configured to be engaged by a user during an athletic situation and a tempo indicating device connected to the article, which is configured for emitting a rhythm that is detectable by the user. The tempo indicating device may include a contact portion configured for emitting a tactile rhythm to the user that is detectable by the user through sense of touch.
|Latching module for housing of portable electronic device|
A latching module for latching two housings together includes a rotary member, a compression spring, an elastic sheet, and a magnetic member. The rotary member is attached to one housing, and includes a first surface, a second surface opposite to the first surface, and a peripheral surface.
|Portable electronic device including touch-sensitive display and method of controlling same|
A method includes displaying a plurality of display elements on a touch-sensitive display of an electronic device; in response to detecting a touch lasting at least a first duration and associated with a first portion of the plurality of display elements, selecting the first portion; and in response to the touch lasting at least a second duration longer than the first duration, selecting a second portion of the plurality of display elements.. .
|System and method for unlocking screen of portable electronic device|
A method executes a gyroscope and an accelerometer function to unlock a portable electronic device. A user can rotate the portable electronic device to set a predetermined rotation direction, a predetermined rotation angle, and a predetermined accelerometer for unlocking the portable electronic device.
A protective cover comprises a holding component, a front plate and at least a soft gel strip. The holding component can hold a portable electronic device and expose at least part of a glossy surface located on a portable electronic device or the holding component.
|Presentation of image on display screen with combination crop and rotation and with auto-resizing of crop field|
A portable electronic device, computer program product, and method of presenting image information on a display with combined cropping and rotation selection and auto-resizing of cropped portion of the displayed image. A processor accepts a selection of a portion of a displayed image by creating and displaying a selection rectangle frame over the displayed image based on detecting a first user gesture in connection with the displayed image.
|Haptic interface for portable electronic device|
The application includes an apparatus connectable with a portable electronic and/or consumer electronics device that provides haptic information and/or feedback to a user of the portable electronic device. The apparatus may include one or more acousto-haptic transducers that provide at least one of audio and haptic output to a user of the portable electronic device.
|Method and apparatus for entering sensitive data for an electronic gaming machine from a portable electronic device|
A gaming system compatible with patron-controlled portable electronic devices, such as smart phones or tablet computers, is described. When a transaction is initiated on an egm that requires the input of sensitive information data, such data can be input directly from the player/patrons portable electronic device.
|Systems and methods for interacting with portable electronic devices|
Systems and methods for interacting with a portable electronic device are provided. In this regard, a representative system includes: a cover sized and shaped for removable attachment to an exterior of the portable electronic device; a first antenna disposed on the cover; and a first wireless controller coupled to the first antenna and disposed on the cover and configured for transmitting a first data from the cover to the portable electronic device via the first antenna to identify the cover to the portable electronic device..
|Protective film for portable electronic device using reinforced glass|
A protective film for a portable electronic device using reinforced glass is provided. The protective film includes a through-hole formed in a size corresponding to any one of a speaker, a microphone, a button, and a camera provided on a surface having a display panel of the portable electronic device, a reinforced glass film made of reinforced glass, a polyethylene terephthalate (pet) layer formed on the lower surface of the reinforced glass film and made of pet, an adhesive layer for adhering the reinforced glass film and the pet layer, a tacky layer for tackifying the pet layer and the surface of the portable electronic device, and a cutting part formed by cutting each of angled portions along edges of the reinforced glass film and around the through-hole..
An electronic device having a calculation function and suitable for being detachably connected to a portable electronic device having a calculation function is provided. The electronic device includes a body, a connecting base and a supporter.
|Portable electronic device and an input module and an flexible bridging board thereof|
An input module is mounted on a portable electronic device and has a sensing substrate and a cover lens mounted on a top surface of the sensing substrate, a physical switch mounted on and electrically connected to a bottom surface of the sensing substrate, and a flexible bridging board having two opposite short sides respectively protruding from two short sides of the sensing substrate for the two short sides of the flexible bridging board to be mounted on the electronic device. As the two short sides of the input module are mounted on the electronic device and a lever arm between a pressed point to a fixed point of the input module is shortened, a torque applied to the input module is lowered and the input module is not easily deformed..
|Method of controlling three-dimensional virtual cursor by using portable electronic device|
A method of controlling a three-dimensional virtual cursor (3d) by using a portable electronic device, the method including: sensing at least one of a movement and a touch input of a portable electronic device through a sensor mounted in the portable electronic device; and converting the sensed at least one of the movement and the touch input of the portable electronic device into a cursor control signal for controlling an operation of a cursor in a 3d space to output the cursor control signal. According to the method, a 3d virtual cursor may be conveniently controlled without a location or time limit by using a portable electronic device which a user carries..
|Portable electronic device and method of unlocking thereof|
A method executes a gyroscope function to set unlock method for a portable electronic device. A user can rotate the portable electronic device to set a predetermined rotation direction and a predetermined rotation angle for unlocking the portable electronic device.
|Usb device charger for use with electric powered wheelchairs and scooters|
An interconnect device for connecting the charging system of an electric wheelchair with the charging system of at least one portable electronic device through a usb cable to charge the portable device from the stored electric charge within the electric wheelchair battery system. The interconnect device includes an xlr type connector for connecting to the standard xlr type connector found on most electrical wheelchairs and scooters.
|Brightness regulation system for illuminaton device|
A brightness regulation system includes a plurality of illumination devices, a portable electronic device, and a management device. The portable electronic device detects a brightness value of a local environment.
|Cord organizer for portable electronic devices|
A device, and related method, for storing and organizing a power supply cord for portable electronic devices, wherein the device includes an outer shell 1 having a first entry hole 4; and an inner spool 2 having at least two circular flanges 6 connected in the middle by a barrel 8; a track 10 between the flanges; an arbor 7 on the top side and bottom side of the barrel; a second entry hole 5 within the device; and at least one tread 3 on the inner portion of the outer shell, wherein the spool fits snuggly into the outer shell to allow the spool to rotate therein.. .
|System for authenticating a user to a portable electronic device using an authentication token transmitted to a smart card reader|
A system includes a mobile unit and a smart card reader. The mobile unit includes a security application that prevents access to functionalities and data stored thereon and further includes an authentication application that securely stores an authentication token.
|Method, apparatus and system for optimizing image rendering on an electronic device|
Portable electronic devices typically have reduced computing resources, including reduced screen size. The method, apparatus and system of the present specification provides, amongst other things, an intermediation server configured to access network content that is requested by a portable electronic device and to analyze the content including analyzing images in that content.
|Computer program, method, and system for collecting and analyzing data for special needs children|
A computer program for directing operation of a computer system for use in collecting data for special needs students. The computer program comprises a code segment for receiving data representative of an incident for a special needs student from a portable electronic device operated by a first person; and a code segment for sending a notification of the incident to a portable electronic device operated by a second person to prevent duplicate reporting of the incident by the first and second persons..
|Portable electronic device and internet connection setting method thereof|
An internet connection setting method of a portable electronic device includes following steps: establishing a connection between the portable electronic device and a communication electronic device; transferring compatible data from the portable electronic device or the communication electronic device which has the compatible data to the portable electronic device or the communication electronic device without the compatible data via the connection, wherein at least one of the portable electronic device and the communication electronic device has the compatible data; obtaining internet connecting data of the communication electronic device by the portable electronic device via the connection; generating internet setting data by the portable electronic device according to the internet connecting data; setting a connection by the portable electronic device according to the internet setting data; and connecting the portable electronic device to internet via the communication electronic device.. .
|Portable electronic device|
A portable electronic device is disclosed. The portable electronic device includes a housing, an input module, a near distance communication chip and a near distance communication module.
|Connector and system for cooling electronic devices|
An electrical connector (130) is configured to draw heat out of a portable electronic device (100). The electrical connector (130) can include an electrical connection portion and a housing (131).
A protective sheath for a portable electronic device comprising two cover plates, a connection piece and a battery module is provided. The two cover plates respectively have an inner surface.
|Compact housing for portable electronic device with internal speaker|
Improved approaches for providing a speaker within a housing of a portable electronic device are disclosed. The housing of the portable electronic device can be compact, such as a low profile housing.
|Hinge module and portable electronic device|
A hinge module applying for a first body pivotally disposed at a second body includes an axle having a baffle, a first stand, a second stand, an auxiliary stand, a washer and a pressing-element. The first stand includes a first connecting part fixed to the axle and a first fixing part fixed to the first body.
|Portable electronic device and method of controlling same|
A method includes detecting, by a touch-sensitive display of a first electronic device, presence of a touch-sensitive display of a second electronic device. A data signal is transmitted from the first electronic device to the second electronic device by applying a drive signal to drive lines of the touch-sensitive display of the first electronic device.
|Wireless control system usable with portable electronic device|
A wireless control system usable with portable electronic device includes at least one controlled device, at least one portable electronic device, and a wireless control device. The portable electronic device is electrically connectable to the wireless control device, and has application software stored therein.
|Authentication system of portable electronic device and portable electronic device using the same|
An authentication system of a portable electronic device is disclosed. The authentication system of a portable electronic device includes a first identity recognition module, a second identity recognition module, an application module, an authentication module and a near field communication (nfc) module.
|Power-conditioned solar charger for directly coupling to portable electronic devices|
The present invention relates to methods, tools and systems for manufacturing a durable and portable power-conditioned personal solar system charging apparatus. Various voltage and amperage matching algorithms are manipulated to particularize the personal solar system to power and/or charge an intended portable device or a set of intended portable devices having direct current (dc) load requirements.