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Portable electronic device with user-configurable api data endpoint
Systems, devices methods and media are provided for selecting data received from or sent by a client device. In one example, a system is configured to initiate a user-configurable api data endpoint on the client device and issue a request for access to specified data residing on the client device.
Ebay Inc.


Customizable protective case for portable electronic device
A protective case for a portable electronic device includes a rigid plastic frame bonded to a stretchable rubber cover and a back panel insert that can be removably inserted into a pocket in the rear of the stretchable rubber cover and plastic frame. To position a device in the case, the device is simply inserted into the front opening of the rigid plastic frame and stretchable rubber cover such that the edges of the stretchable cover stretch over the device and secure the device in the case.
Griffin Technology, Llc


Battery charging with reused inductor for boost
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that manages use of a battery in a portable electronic device. During operation, the system provides a charging circuit for converting an input voltage from a power source into a set of output voltages for charging the battery and powering a low-voltage subsystem and a high-voltage subsystem in the portable electronic device.
Apple Inc.


Hinge mechanism and portable electronic device thereof
A hinge mechanism includes a shaft, a first connecting member pivoted to the shaft and connected to a first body, a second connecting member fixed to the shaft and connected to a second body, a limiting frame, a rail base, a pin movably disposed through a slot of the limiting frame, and an elastic member connected to the pin and abutting against the first connecting member for driving the pin against the rail base. The limiting frame is fixed to the first connecting body and pivoted to the shaft.
Wistron Corporation


Smart drop off lighting system
A lighting system is provided herein. The lighting system includes a number of lights and a portable electronic device carried by a vehicle occupant.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


Case for portable electronic device
A case for an electronic device protects the electronic device. The case has a back of a first material that is relatively rigid and a frame structure with sides of a second material that is relatively elastic and flexible, which absorb shock.
Incase Designs Corp.


Binaural beamformer filtering unit, a hearing system and a hearing device
A control unit adapted to control the beamformer filtering unit, wherein the control unit is configured to control the beamformer filtering unit taking account of said quantization noise. The invention may e.g.

Head-mounted display retaining a portable electronic device with display
Head-mounted display systems and methods of operation that allow users to couple and decouple a portable electronic device such as a handheld portable electronic device with a separate head-mounted device (e.g., temporarily integrates the separate devices into a single unit) are disclosed. The portable electronic may be physically coupled to the head-mounted device such that the portable electronic device can be worn on the user's head.
Apple Inc.


Intelligent electrical power distribution system
An electrical power and data system for group seating arrangements includes a dc power supply for converting an ac voltage input to a dc low voltage output, a low voltage main line and at least one branch line with a power output in communication with the dc output, and an occupancy sensor at a seating area for generating an occupancy signal. The power output of the branch line positionable at the seating area, and configured to supply power to a portable electronic communications device.

Methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture to use biometric sensors to control an orientation of a display
Methods, systems and articles of manufacture for a portable electronic device that uses biometric content to determine an orientation in which a display device is presenting content are disclosed. Example electronic devices include a display device, a biometric sensor to capture a biometric sample, and an orientation determination tool to determine a device orientation relative to a user based on the biometric sample.
Intel Corporation


Real-time electronic display device and system

An electronic display device (edd) mountable on a stanchion is configured to establish wireless communication (e.g., via bluetooth, nfc, or wi-fi) with a portable electronic device (ped) (e.g., a smartphone) associated with a customer and receive customer information (e.g., user credentials) identifying the customer from the ped via the established communication. The edd is further configured to retrieve a customer footprint (e.g., activity history) associated with the customer based on the customer information and retrieve one or more industry-specific variables (e.g., values of metrics).

Zoom dual-aperture camera with folded lens

Zoom digital cameras comprising a wide sub-camera and a folded fixed tele sub-camera. The folded tele sub-camera may be auto-focused by moving either its lens or a reflecting element inserted in an optical path between its lens and a respective image sensor.
Corephotonics Ltd.

Portable electronic device and operating method therefor

Disclosed is a portable electronic device comprising: a sensor; and a control unit controlling the sensor so as to obtain movement information of the portable electronic device in order to detect a movement of at least a part of a user's arm, determining whether the user is in a driving state on the basis of the movement information, automatically switching into a driving mode on the basis of the determination, and activating at least one function relating to driving among the functions of the portable electronic device on the basis of the switching into the driving mode.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Cold worked metal housing for a portable electronic device

A cold worked stainless steel bezel for a portable electronic device is provided. The bezel is secured flush to a housing to form part of the case of the portable electronic device.
Apple

Valve for acoustic port

A portable electronic device including an enclosure having an enclosure wall that forms an interior chamber. A speaker module is positioned within the interior chamber and includes a speaker and a module wall forming a back volume chamber of the speaker.
Apple Inc.

Method and system for validating a hologram on a portable electronic device

A system for validating a hologram on a document is provided. The system includes a camera for taking plurality of images of the hologram, a memory for storing the plurality of images, a display for displaying at least one of the images and for instructing a user to rotate the document such that at least two of the images are taken from different hologram viewing angles, and a processor for analysing the characteristics of the hologram in each of the plurality of images and for determining whether any of the characteristics match a predetermined characteristic set for a predetermined hologram type..
Ocr Labs Pty Ltd

Wireless charging mats for portable electronic devices

Embodiments describe a wireless charging device including a housing having a charging surface and first and second walls defining an interior cavity, and a transmitter coil arrangement disposed within the interior cavity and configured to generate a time-varying magnetic flux and an electric field during wireless power transfer, where each of the plurality of transmitter coils has a central axis positioned a lateral distance away from the central axes of all other transmitter coils of the plurality of transmitter coils. The wireless charging mat also includes an electromagnetic shield positioned between the transmitter coil arrangement and the first wall, an interconnection structure positioned within the interior cavity between the transmitter coil arrangement and the second wall, and a ferromagnetic shield positioned within the interior cavity between the transmitter coil arrangement and the interconnection structure, the ferromagnetic shield is configured to redirect the magnetic flux away from the interconnection structure..
Apple Inc.

Methods and aggregating packet transfer over a virtual bus interface

Methods and apparatus for data aggregation and multiplexing of one or more virtual bus interfaces via a physical bus interface. Various disclosed embodiments are configured to: (i) multiplex multiple logical interfaces over a single physical interface, (ii) exchange session management and logical interface control, (iii) manage flow control, (iv) provide “hints” about the data (e.g., metadata), and/or (v) pad data packets.
Apple Inc.

Gang charger, shroud, and dock for portable electronic devices

An anti-theft device for protecting a portable electronic device from theft or unauthorized removal in a retail environment is provided. The anti-theft device includes a shroud configured to at least partially receive and engage a portable electronic device.
Invue Security Products Inc.

Thermoformed cover glass for an electronic device

A property-enhanced cover sheet, and methods for forming a property-enhanced cover sheet, for a portable electronic device are disclosed. A property-enhanced cover sheet is formed by thermoforming a glass sheet into a specified contour shape while modifying one or more properties of the glass.
Apple Inc.

Method and system for detecting user heart rate using live camera feed

A system and method for detecting a heart rate of a user using a portable electronic device is provided. The system includes a first camera mounted to the portable electronic device for taking a series of photographs of the user, a memory for storing the series of photographs including the rgb tone colour details of each pixel for each photograph, and a processor for removing the red and blue tones from each image and for measuring the variation in green tone between each image thereby detecting the heart rate of the user..
Ocr Labs Pty Ltd

Miniature hearing instrument configured for positioning at least partially in bony region of ear canal

The application relates to a portable electronic device comprising a) a folded substrate carrying components of the device, and b) another, separate component having a fixed outer contour, and c) a housing for enclosing said folded substrate and said separate component, said housing having an inner contour, wherein said folded substrate is folded from a planar substrate along a folding line, said folded substrate exhibiting outer edges comprising a folded edge following said folding line. The application further relates to a method of manufacturing a folded substrate.
Oticon A/s

Head-mounted display retaining a portable electronic device with display

Head-mounted display systems and methods of operation that allow users to couple and decouple a portable electronic device such as a handheld portable electronic device with a separate head-mounted device (e.g., temporarily integrates the separate devices into a single unit) are disclosed. The portable electronic may be physically coupled to the head-mounted device such that the portable electronic device can be worn on the user's head.
Apple Inc.

Ehn venue-specific application provisioning

In order to leverage an enterprise-hosted network (ehn) associated with an entity, a communication technique may dynamically customize an application on a portable electronic device. In particular, the portable electronic device may discover and then may connect to the ehn using a quarantine zone that restricts access to the ehn.
Ruckus Wireless, Inc.

Touch and force sensitive rocker switch

A touch and force sensitive rocker switch or button array for a portable electronic device can include multiple dome switches or force sensors, as well as a capacitive sensing surface that can detect finger location and swipes. A cosmetic surface can cover the entire elongated switch/button and portions of device housing proximate the button, and can be configured to transfer each of multiple types of input there through to the button and also provide a seal to the device housing interior.
Apple Inc.

Portable electronic device

The present disclosure relates to an electronic device and corresponding method further enhancing how and what type of user guidance is given to a user operating a fingerprint sensor comprised with the electronic device. The present disclosure also related to a corresponding computer program product..
Fingerprint Cards Ab

Cooling mount

A cooling mount for portable electronic devices is provided that includes a cooling unit for preventing portable electronic devices housing the cooling mount from reaching critical temperatures during operation to avoid undesired shut down of the electronic device.. .

Counterbalanced display stand

A counterbalanced display stand can be used with a tablet or other suitable portable electronic device. The display stand can allow for tilt, rotation, and lateral movement in multiple directions to arrive at a desired display position.
Apple Inc.

Yttria-sensitized zirconia

A housing for a portable electronic device is disclosed. The housing is composed of yttria-sensitized zirconia.
Apple Inc.

Flexible display electronic device

A portable electronic device is provided. The portable electronic device includes a first housing including a first surface and a second surface a second housing including a third surface and a fourth surface, and a hinge.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Portable electronic device with accessible-charge indicator

An electronic device that displays a battery status is described. In particular, based on the occurrence or presence of an environmental condition (such as an extrinsic environmental factor and/or a current electronic-device usage factor), the electronic device may determine an inaccessible-charge condition of a battery in the electronic device.
Apple Inc.

Tether system

A system for tracking a personal possession or item tagged with an electronic device using a portable electronic device. The electronic device is wirelessly connected to the portable device via bluetooth and together these two form a geofence.

Systems and methods for interfacing with an aircraft cabin control system

Systems and methods for interfacing with an aircraft cabin control system are provided. One system includes a controller configured to control cabin services associated with one or more passengers, a portable electronic device configured to wirelessly connect to the controller and a seat location identifier associated with a seat of one passenger of the passengers.
The Boeing Company

Vision assistance application

A method for adjusting a display screen of a portable electronic device based upon a user's eye prescription that includes the steps of: determining a base eye prescription for each user; inputting the base eye prescription into a means to control the display screen; and adjusting the size of content on the screen based upon the base eye prescription. The means to control the screen includes software stored on the portable electronic device..

Portable electronic device and data updating method

A portable electronic device includes a transmission interface, a wireless communication circuit and microprocessor. The wireless communication circuit connects to a cloud server through the internet.
Acer Incorporated

Portable electronic device, operating the same, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

A portable electronic device, an operating method for the same, and a non-transitory computer readable recording medium are provided. The portable electronic device includes a body and an edge sensor disposed adjacent to an edge of the body.
Htc Corporation

Portable electronic device, operating the same, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

A portable electronic device, an operating method for the same, and a non-transitory computer readable recording medium are provided. The portable electronic device includes a body, a touch display screen and an edge sensor.
Htc Corporation

Key board and portable electronic device with key board

A removable key board for keying in on a touch panel, includes an insulating spacer defining a plurality of receiving holes, a plurality of supporting pillars in the receiving holes and a plurality of electrical connecting pads configured for electrically connecting to the touch panel and arranged on one side of the insulating spacer. Pressing each key on the removable keyboard applies an input touch to the touch panel.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Capacitive touch opening display for electronic device

A capacitive touch opening system can be used with a portable electronic device having rotationally coupled components, such as a laptop computer having a display component that opens from a base component. A first magnet in a first device component (e.g., display) can be located proximate a second magnet in a second device component (e.g., base) when the display is in a closed position relative to the base.
Apple Inc.

Optoelectronic module for spectral and proximity data acquisition

Optoelectronic modules for proximity determination and ambient light sensing include hybrid optical assemblies configured with multiple field-of-views. The field of view in a region of the hybrid optical assembly can be dedicated to a first detector, while the field of views in another region of the hybrid optical assembly can be dedicated to both the emission of light and ambient light sensing.
Heptagon Micro Optics Pte. Ltd.

Interlock features of a portable electronic device

An electronic device having multiple housing components interlocked together by a molded material is disclosed. In order to provide interlocking surfaces for the molded material, the housing components can include various geometries designed to receive and retain the molded material such that the housing components are secured with one another.
Apple Inc.

Wirelessly charged devices

This disclosure relates to the inductive charging of portable electronic devices. In particular, a charging assembly is disclosed that allows a portable electronic device to be charged in multiple orientations with respect to a charging device.
Apple Inc.

Wirelessly charged devices

This disclosure relates to the inductive charging of portable electronic devices. In particular, a charging assembly is disclosed that allows a portable electronic device to be charged in multiple orientations with respect to a charging device.
Apple Inc.

Wirelessly charged devices

This disclosure relates to the inductive charging of portable electronic devices. In particular, a charging assembly is disclosed that allows a portable electronic device to be charged in multiple orientations with respect to a charging device.
Apple Inc.

Tablet computer case

A device case for a portable electronic device includes a device stand attached to a hack surface of the case housing. The device stand is formed by an inner stand and outer stand connected by releasable hinged connections to the back surface of the case housing.
Griffin Technology, Llc

Connector module and portable electronic device

A connector module is mounted at a portable electronic device. The portable electronic device includes a housing and a circuit board.
Pegatron Corporation

Systems for thermal management and methods for the use thereof

In accordance with the present invention, there are provided heat dispersing articles, assemblies containing same, methods for the preparation thereof, and various uses therefor. In one aspect of the present invention, there are provided heat dispersing articles.
Henkel Ip & Holding Gmbh

Electronic device with automatic mode switching

An automatic hold switch is disclosed. The automatic hold switch provides a means for automatically switching a hold feature on and off.
Apple Inc.

Portable electronic device performing similar operations for different gestures

A portable electronic device with a touch-sensitive display is disclosed. One aspect of the invention involves a computer-implemented method in which the portable electronic device: displays an application on the touch-sensitive display; and when the application is in a predefined mode, performs a predefined operation in response to each gesture of a set of multiple distinct gestures on the touch-sensitive display.
Apple Inc.

Selective rotation of a user interface

This is directed to rotating an entire user interface of a portable electronic device. In particular, this is directed to defining a ui orientation mode in which a user can direct the device to rotate a ui.
Apple Inc.

User interface based on device-state information

A portable electronic device with a touch-sensitive display (such as a cellular telephone) provides a wireless remote control for an entertainment device (such as a consumer-electronic device). Based on device-state information that specifies a current state of the entertainment device (which is determined by an audio/video (a/v) hub that communicates with the entertainment device) and one or more related states of the entertainment device, the a/v hub may generate user-interface information that specifies a user interface that includes one or more virtual command icons.
Eva Automation, Inc.

Head-mounted display retaining a portable electronic device with display

Head-mounted display systems and methods of operation that allow users to couple and decouple a portable electronic device such as a handheld portable electronic device with a separate head-mounted device (e.g., temporarily integrates the separate devices into a single unit) are disclosed. The portable electronic may be physically coupled to the head-mounted device such that the portable electronic device can be worn on the user's head.
Apple Inc.

Method and automatically uploading an attached document to a device

A method and electronic device are provided to determine that a text-based message to be sent from a sender to a recipient includes a document attached thereto, determine a probability value for a portable electronic device associated with the recipient based at least on behavioural data associated with the recipient, in response to determining that the probability value meets a threshold, cause the portable electronic device to automatically download the document to a memory of the portable electronic device associated with the recipient, and transmit the text-based message.. .
Blackberry Limited

System and detecting and controlling contraband devices in a correctional facility utilizing portable electronic devices

A system for detecting and monitoring an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) in a facility is disclosed herein. The system includes a detection device and a contraband monitoring center configured to receive an alert from the detection device, wherein the alert comprises a time and a location of the detection device when the uav was detected, develop an intervention plan for intervening with communications to or from the uav based on the alert, generate a notification based on the intervention plan, and transmit the notification to the detection device..
Global Tel*link Corp.

System and detecting and controlling contraband devices in a correctional facility utilizing portable electronic devices

A system for detecting and monitoring an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) unauthorized to enter air space of a facility is disclosed herein. The system includes a fixed monitoring device configured to detect the uav attempting to enter the air space of the facility by detecting transmission of a signal from the uav and identifying at least one of a location of the uav and a speed of the uav based on the detected transmission, generate an alert indicating that the uav has been detected, and transmit the alert.
Global Tel *link Corp.

System and detecting and controlling contraband devices in a correctional facility utilizing portable electronic devices

The present disclosure provides details of a system and method for detecting and monitoring a contraband device including communication devices and drones/uavs by utilizing a combination of mobile devices, fixed monitoring devices, and a contraband monitoring center. The mobile devices include smart phones or tablets that are borrowed, rented, or purchased by an inmate from a correctional facility.
Global Tel*link Corp.

Tethered stylus within a concealed compartment of a protective case

The present invention comprises a protective case for a portable electronic device adapted with a storage compartment which houses a tethered stylus. The tethered stylus can be retractable.

Rectifier arbitration in wireless charging systems

A wireless power transmitting device may transmit power wirelessly to a wireless power receiving device. The wireless power receiving device may be a portable electronic device with an array of wireless power receiving coils that receive wireless power from wireless power transmitting coils in the wireless power transmitting device.
Apple Inc.

Process for making corrosion-resistant electrical contacts in a wide range of colors

Techniques for forming a metal oxide from a metal substrate are disclosed. In some embodiments, the metal oxide can have an optical path difference between about 300 nm to about 1000 nm.
Apple Inc.

Method and system for indoor positioning and device for creating indoor maps thereof

An indoor positioning method, indoor positioning system and indoor maps creating device thereof are provided. The method includes converting a panorama image corresponding to an indoor environment into a plurality of perspective images, and extracting a plurality of reference feature points and descriptors of the reference feature points from the perspective images; taking a shooting position of the panorama image as an origin, and recoding a plurality of 3d reference coordinate values corresponding to a central position of each perspective images; calculating 3d coordinate values of the reference feature points base on the 3d reference coordinate values, and storing the 3d coordinate values and the descriptors of the reference feature points as an indoor map corresponding to the indoor environment.
Osense Technology Co., Ltd.

Media sharing community

The present invention enables a user to share his/her listening experience selectively with others without sharing headphones and without disturbing others who do not want to listen. In a preferred embodiment, a first listener can accomplish this by storing in a portable electronic device or similar device a library of listening experiences, listening to one of the listening experiences, and while listening to that one listening experience streaming the one listening experience to at least one other portable electronic device or similar device.

Portable electronic device

A portable electronic device includes a body, a heat source, an evaporator, a pipe, and at least one structural component. An inner space of the body is divided into a first space and a second space.
Acer Incorporated

Supporting assembly

A supporting assembly including a stand and a positioning module is provided. The positioning module includes a carrier, a first rod, a first guiding element, a second guiding element, at least one position-limiting element, and at least one elastic element.
Acer Incorporated

Portable electronic device and electronic device

An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes an image sensor for capturing an image; a barrel including a lens group arranged about a first axis perpendicular to the image sensor, a first housing fixed to the barrel; a second housing disposed under the first housing and coupled to the first housing; at least one magnetic substance disposed at one side of the first housing; and at least one coil disposed at one side of the second housing.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Firearm safety system

A firearm safety system and method is described herein. The system may include a tracking system, a smart firearm and/or a smart magazine, and a smart tracking unit.
Black Bart, Inc.

Vehicle entertainment center assembly with hanger

An accessory assembly operatively connected to vehicle seat includes a housing having a front surface and an opposing rear surface. A screen is disposed on the rear surface of the housing.

Multi-positional dashboard mounting apparatus

A multi-positional dashboard mounting apparatus for magnetically mounting an electronic device to in a multitude of positions or locations on a dashboard of a vehicle. The apparatus utilizes a pair of magnetic plates at the termini to enable detachable attachment to a metal region of the dashboard and a metal region of the electronic device.

Pressures sensor device for a car seat with wireless communication

A car seat pressure sensor device with wireless communication includes a wireless transmitter and a pressure sensor assembly. The wireless transmitter is configured for wirelessly communicating with a portable electronic device via a wireless signal.

Portable article container

Provided is a portable article container. The portable article container according to one embodiment of the present invention includes: a accommodation main body which is portable and includes an accommodation portion configured to accommodate an article; a battery configured to provide power to charge a main battery of a portable electronic device; and at least one charging unit configured to transmit power stored in the battery to the portable electronic device through at least one method of a wireless method and a wired method..
Amogreentech Co., Ltd.

Shield for a wirelessly charged electronic device

An inductively charged portable electronic device has a charging receive coil that receives electromagnetic energy during a charge event. An electrically conductive shield is disposed within the portable electronic device and is disposed between the charging receive coil and an exterior housing of the portable electronic device to shield a touch sensitive user interface of the portable electronic device from noise generated during a charge event..
Apple Inc.

System and real time financial institution business intellgence and customer relationship management

A system and method is provided that provides actionable intelligence information for financial institution personnel. The method and system may be both proactive and preemptive to manage sales and customer flow, and may be designed for use within a branch office or other physical location of a financial institution.
Jpmorgan Chase Bank, N.a.

Coordination of device operation on wireless charging surface

Portable electronic devices may be wirelessly charged while resting on a wireless charging surface of a wireless power transmitting device. The wireless power transmitting device may have an array of coils for transmitting wireless power.
Apple Inc.

Electronic system to control the acquisition of an electrocardiogram

It is disclosed an electronic system to control the acquisition of an electrocardiogram. The system comprises a portable electronic device and a mobile electronic device.
D-heart S.r.l.

Protective case for portable electronic device

A case for protecting a portable electronic device includes a first member, a second member, and a flexible hinge member. The first member is removably attachable to a first portion of the portable electronic device for covering an outer surface of the first portion of the portable electronic device while not covering a display screen area of the portable electronic device.
Otter Products, Llc

Vibration output apparatus and portable electronic device comprising vibration output apparatus

The present invention relates to an apparatus for outputting vibration, and an exemplary embodiment of the present invention may provide an apparatus for outputting vibration, the apparatus including: a magnetic circuit which generates vibration; a yoke which is in contact with an upper surface of the magnetic circuit and has a raised spot with different heights in a height direction in at least one of lateral surfaces of the yoke such that one or more spaces are formed in an upper surface of the yoke; and an elastic body which is in contact with at least a part of the upper surface of the yoke, and vibratorily moves in the one or more spaces.. .
Yeil Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method and facilitating setup, discovery of capabilites and interaction of electronic devices

Embodiments of the disclosure provided herein generally include a system and a method of configuring and/or controlling one or more electronic devices using a portable electronic device based on the interaction of the portable electronic device with a beacon signal generating system that is disposed at a desired location. Embodiments of the disclosure may include a system and a method of collecting and analyzing useful information received by the portable electronic device based on the receipt of a beacon signal.
Logitech Europe S.a.

Generation of combined videos

Disclosed herein are methods of generating video data on a portable electronic device, the method comprising the steps of: the portable electronic device accessing pre-generated data representing a pre-generated video synchronized with pre-generated audio; the portable electronic device accessing user-generated content (ugc) data representing a user-generated photo or video generated by a camera of the portable electronic device; and the portable electronic device generating combined data representing a combined video that includes a portion of each of the pre-generated video, and the user-generated photo or video.. .
Zuma Beach Ip Pty Ltd

Vibration output apparatus and portable electronic device comprising vibration output apparatus

The present invention relates to an apparatus for outputting vibration, and an exemplary embodiment of the present invention may provide an apparatus for outputting vibration, the apparatus including: a magnetic circuit which generates vibration; a yoke which is in contact with an upper surface of the magnetic circuit and has a raised spot with different heights in a height direction in at least one of the lateral surfaces of the yoke such that one or more spaces are formed in an upper surface of the yoke; and an elastic body which is in contact with at least a part of the upper surface of the yoke, and vibratorily moves in the one or more spaces, in which the elastic body is formed of a first elastic unit and a second elastic unit, and the first elastic unit and the second elastic unit are integrally molded.. .
Yeil Electronics Co., Ltd.

Multi-functional high capacity portable power charger

A portable charger is capable of jump starting a 12v car battery as well as charging 5v portable electronic devices. The charger includes a charger battery; a power supply operatively connected with the charger battery; at least one usb output jack operatively connected with the power supply for providing +5v usb power; and positive and negative jumper cable jacks operatively connected with the power supply for providing +12 v dc power to jump start a vehicle battery..
Halo International Sezc Ltd.

Data-secure connector with indicator

A data-secure electrical connector is operable to provide electrical power to a portable electronic device via a connector that is capable of transmitting electrical power and electronic data to the device, but without establishing an electronic data connection with the device, while providing an indicia to a user when the data-secure electrical power connection has been made.. .

System and calibrating a wireless security range

Security systems and methods for protecting portable electronic devices from theft are provided. For example, a security system includes a sensor configured to be secured to a portable electronic device, and a monitoring component configured to wirelessly communicate with the sensor and to removably support the sensor thereon, wherein the monitoring component and the sensor are configured to communicate with one another to determine a proximity of the portable electronic device relative to the monitoring component, wherein the monitoring component and/or the sensor is configured to initiate a security signal when the proximity between the monitoring component and the sensor is not within a predetermined range.
Invue Security Products Inc.

System and activity monitoring

Aspects of the present invention provides a system for monitoring and reminding a user of specific activities. In one embodiment, a machine detectable element is provided to an appropriate contactless reader that, when read, provides a proxy for the user completing the activity.
Pilldrill, Inc.

Execution context migration method and apparatus

Methods, apparatuses and storage medium associated with migration between processors by a computing device are disclosed. In various embodiments, a portable electronic device having an internal processor and internal memory may be attached to a dock.
Intel Corporation

Electronic device support for vehicles

A support comprising a holding assembly for holding portable electronic devices increases passenger convenience and comfort. The holding assembly comprises a rotatable front wall and a rotatable back wall that receive one or more portable electronic devices therebetween.
Smarttray International, Llc

Electronic devices with wrist straps

A portable electronic device may have an electronic device strap. The strap may include inner and outer fabric layers and optional intermediate fabric layers.
Apple Inc.

Digital camera focus assembly

In a portable electronic device having a digital camera function, focusing of an image may be accomplished by moving a movable image sensor assembly relative to a lens assembly that is affixed in a housing. An image sensor drive, such as a voice coil motor to move the movable image sensor assembly, may be positioned between the movable image sensor assembly and the lens assembly concentric with the lens assembly..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Avatar as security measure for mobile device use with electronic gaming machine

A gaming system compatible with patron-controlled portable electronic devices, such as smart phones or tablet computers, is described. The gaming system is configured to establish a secure communication session between an electronic gaming machine and a portable electronic device.
Igt

Security apparatus

A security apparatus for securing a portable electronic device to an immovable object includes a locking head having a base and a plurality of engagement portions extending from the base. The plurality of engagement portions is configured to be inserted into an aperture of the portable electronic device.
Acco Brands Corporation

System for identifying a lost/stray animal from a safe distance and notifying the owner if desired

A method of identifying and assisting an animal comprises: transmitting a unique identification and serial number from an identification tag coupled to the animal to a first portable electronic device; inputting owner information from the first portable electronic device; receiving the unique identification and serial number from an identification tag by a second electronic device; and receiving the owner information on the second portable electronic device.. .

Identifying at least one alternate power source for providing power to a portable electronic device

A method, system, and computer program product for identifying at least one alternate power source to provide power to a portable device during an upcoming time period of use. The method includes monitoring power parameters associated with at least one battery of the portable device and determining, based on the power parameters, whether the at least one battery that is currently coupled to the portable device is capable of powering the portable device for an entirety of an upcoming time period of use.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Camera module and portable electronic device including the same

A camera module includes lenses, and reflecting parts disposed in front of the lenses and configured to reflect light incident thereto from different directions to the lenses. A reflecting part of the reflecting parts is rotatable, and a stopper configured to limit a rotation range of the reflecting part..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Call forwarding method, terminal, and portable electronic device

A call forwarding method, a terminal, and a portable electronic device, where the method includes determining whether the phone number is in a preset blacklist when a terminal receives a call carrying a phone number, and executing, by the terminal, a preset first call forwarding policy when the blacklist includes the phone number, where the first call forwarding policy includes that the terminal blocks or terminates the call, and does not trigger a server to forward the call to another terminal preset, or executing, by the terminal, a preset second call forwarding policy when the blacklist does not include the phone number, where the terminal presets a call forwarding on busy service or an unconditional call forwarding service.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Systems, devices, and methods effected in response to establishing and/or terminating a physical communications link

Systems, devices, and methods that are effected in or by an electronic device in response to establishing and/or terminating a physical communications link are described. An electronic device may be entered into deep sleep and may include a power control circuit that activates the device out of deep sleep in response to establishing a physical communications link with a source of electric power, such as another electronic device.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Portable authentication and encryption device and system

A portable electronic device for authentication and encryption communicably attached to a computer system is provided. The portable device may generate and automatically output authentication data for a plurality of accounts on request by a user.

Smart charging portable electronic device

A smart electronic system is disclosed. The system can analyze any input voltage to determine whether the input voltage is sufficient to charge the battery of an electronic device and/or to operate the electronic device.
Societe Bic

Wireless payment method and systems

A method for conducting a transaction is disclosed. The method includes using a first portable electronic device, and directly transmitting a request for payment to a second portable electronic device through a wireless link.

Emergency information access on portable electronic devices

Improved techniques for facilitating emergency access to one or more contacts stored on a portable electronic device are disclosed. One or more contacts on the portable electronic device are designated as emergency contacts.
Apple Inc.

Portable electronic device

A portable electronic device (wrist device) includes: a case (top case and bottom case); a display unit accommodated in the case; a cover plate closing an opening of the case; and a moisture absorbing member disposed along an outer edge of the display unit between the cover plate and the display unit.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Gang charger, shroud, and dock for portable electronic devices

An anti-theft device for protecting a portable electronic device from theft or unauthorized removal in a retail environment is provided. The anti-theft device includes a shroud configured to at least partially receive and engage a portable electronic device.
Invue Security Products Inc.

System for guiding clinical decisions using improved processing of data collected during a clinical trial

A system for providing improved processing of data collected during a clinical trial. The system includes a portable electronic device configured to be operated by a clinician and/or a patient.
Medavante-prophase, Inc.

Water recycling system and method

The present invention describes a liquid recycling system and method for purifying and either recirculating or discarding of liquid. The system includes a liquid input line, a tank, and a circulation pump for providing recirculation of liquid from the tank.

Wireless keyboard module, portable electronic charging and pairing a wireless keyboard module to a portable electronic device

A wireless keyboard module, portable electronic device and methods for charging and pairing a wireless keyboard module to a portable electronic device are provided herein. According to one embodiment, the wireless keyboard module includes a wired connector configured to electrically connect to a wired connector on a back surface of the portable electronic device when the wireless keyboard module is mounted onto the back surface of the portable electronic device.
Xplore Technolgies Corp.

Charger control circuit and charger control

A charger control circuit (cc) comprises a first charger terminal (ct1) and a system terminal (st) and is configured to assign a voltage applied at the first charger terminal (ct1) to one of at least three voltage ranges by performing at least one voltage comparison. The charger control circuit (cc) is configured to determine and distinguish, based on the assignment, whether an external charger (exc1) or a secondary battery (sbat) is connected to the first charger terminal (ct1).
Ams Ag

Portable electronic payment security devices, systems and methods

A electronic payment security system having at least two portable electronic devices in predetermined 2-way electronic communication or connectivity with each other with an electronic payment method authentication technology integrated into at least one of the two portable electronic devices. The at least one portable electronic device having the integrated payment method authentication technology transmitting a response request to any portable electronic devices in predetermined 2-way electronic communication with the at least one portable electronic device when the integrated payment method is activated on the at least one portable electronic device at a merchant payment terminal.

Capacitive gap sensor ring for an input device

An input mechanism for a portable electronic device includes a rotational manipulation mechanism, such as a cap or shaft. The input mechanism also includes a sensor having first capacitive elements coupled to the manipulation mechanism, second capacitive elements, and a dielectric positioned between the first and second capacitive elements.
Apple Inc.

Case for a portable electronic device

A case for holding portable electronic devices of variable sizes. The case extends around five sides of the device.
Tech 21 Licensing Limited

Optical sensor based user interface for a portable electronic device

An apparatus and method are described herein, which simultaneously promotes a positive computing experience for users of portable computer systems and increases overall durability and longevity thereof. In one embodiment, an optical apparatus enhances the user computing experience, in one embodiment by simplifying operation, and is much more durable and long-lasting than mechanical switch and dial type devices it may replace.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Automatic self-protection for a portable electronic device

Provided are techniques for automatically protecting portable and wearable electronic devices from potential hazards by predicting when such hazards may occur. Techniques may include monitoring a plurality of sensors on the mobile computing device; receiving, on the mobile computing device, context data from a plurality of context-service applications; selecting a set of device-protection policies based upon an availability of the plurality of sensors and the plurality of context-service applications, wherein the set of device-protection policies are configured to determine a level of risk to the mobile computing device based on sensor data received from the plurality of sensors and the context data; applying, the sensor data and the context data to the set of device-protection policies to generate the level of risk; and triggering a self-protection action if the level of risk exceeds a pre-determined threshold level of risk..
International Business Machines Corporation

Multi-tapped coil for wireless charging range and efficiency

A method, a portable electronic device and a wireless charging system enables a load to be charged by selectively using a detection circuit configuration and a power receiving circuit configuration. A controller is coupled within a wireless power receiver (i) to a sensing circuit having a multi-tapped coil and (ii) to a rectifier that is coupled to the sensing circuit and removably coupled to a load.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Charging stations for portable electronic devices

A pay-per-use battery charging system for charging portable electronic devices, such as cellular telephones, tablet computers, etc. The charging system may be implemented as a central hub that dispense charging devices, as a standalone device, or may be incorporated into commonly available devices, such as customer order entry stations, atms, vending machines, etc., which now also provide the function of charging stations for the convenience of users.

System and method to track time and attendance of an individual at a workplace for a scheduled workshift

A system and method to track time and attendance of an individual at a workplace is provided. The system includes a location tracking system that detects a presence of a portable electronic device carried by the individual, a time clock system that records a registration time of the individual at the workplace, and a main controller.
Api Healthcare Corporation

Floating soft trigger for touch displays on electronic device

A portable electronic device (100) having a touch screen (112) with a floating soft trigger icon (175) for enabling various functions of the electronic device (100), such as bar code reading, capturing rfid data, capturing video and images, calling applications, and/or placing phone calls. The floating trigger icon (175) is displayed on the touch screen (112) to enable easy identification and access of the trigger icon (175).
Datalogic Usa, Inc.

Portable electronic device

A portable electronic device includes: a case (top case); a bezel having a ring shape located on the outer edge side of the case and attached to the case; and a windshield plate located inside the bezel. The bezel includes a first member (bezel main body portion) having a ring shape fitted to the case and a second member (bezel display plate) softer than the first member and holding the windshield plate..
Seiko Epson Corporation

Portable electronic device with embedded electric shock protection function

Provided is a portable electronic device with an embedded electric shock protection function. A portable electronic device with an embedded electric shock protection function according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention comprises: a circuit board; a camera module mounted on the circuit board; a conductive cover disposed to cover a part of an upper side of the camera module; a conductive connecting part mounted on the circuit board and configured to come into electrical contact with the conductive cover; and an electric shock protection element mounted on the circuit board to be connected in series to the conductive connecting part and configured to pass static electricity introduced from the conductive cover and block a leakage current of an external power source introduced into a ground of the circuit board..
Amotech Co., Ltd.

Conversion of aircraft data over wireless networks for flight deck and cabin airline applications

An in-flight entertainment and communications (ifec) system is configured to interconnect an avionics data bus to a local area network. An avionics interface is connectable to the avionics data bus, and receptive to avionics data transmitted on the avionics data bus by one or more avionics nodes over a predetermined protocol.
Panasonic Avionics Corporation

Interface for connecting portable electronic device with vehicle

An interface device for connecting a portable electronic device to a vehicle includes a holding module for receiving a portable electronic device with a display, and an adaptor module for connecting the portable electronic device to a vehicle. The holding module has a slot into which the portable electronic device is inserted and a front opening exposing the display of the portable electronic device, and an edge portion of the display is covered by a front part of the holding module..
2beone Solutions Co., Ltd

Touch-sensitive remote control with visual feedback

An audio/video (a/v) hub provides feedback to a user of a portable electronic device with a touch-sensitive display (such as a cellular telephone) that is used as a wireless remote control for an audio/video (a/v) display device, the a/v hub and/or a consumer-electronic device. In particular, when the a/v hub receives, from the portable electronic device, user-interface activity information associated with a user interface displayed on a touch-sensitive display, the a/v hub generates visual feedback based on the user-interface activity information.
Eva Automation, Inc.

Image projection medium and display projection system using same

A heads up display system includes a display medium in combination with a dock or support configured to receiving a portable electronic device. The display of the portable electronic device is projected by the display medium, such as in a forward direction.
Sensedriver Technologies, Llc

Chassis structure for portable electronic devices

A chassis structure is disclosed. A chassis includes a plate-like body in which a foam layer is located between a pair of fiber-reinforced resin plates, and a frame body formed of a thermoplastic resin and joined to a peripheral portion of the plate-like body.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Multi-threaded fluid parameter signal processing

A data receiver thread is continuously executed to receive in which signals indicating a fluid parameter. A predetermined time quantity of the signals is repeatedly buffered.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Interface for connecting portable electronic device with vehicle

An interface device for connecting a portable electronic device to a vehicle includes a holding module having a slot into which a portable electronic device with a display is inserted and a front opening exposing the display of the inserted portable electronic device, and an adaptor module coupled to a rear part of the holding module and connecting the portable electronic device to a vehicle. The holding module is disposed on a center fascia of the vehicle, and the adaptor module is disposed in the center fascia..
2beone Solutions Co., Ltd.

Message display system for vehicles

A message display system for a vehicle. The system includes a base unit an led display, a receiver capable of wirelessly receiving text, suction cups that enables attachment of the base unit to a rear window of a vehicle such that the display faces out the rear window.

Wearable device and system for monitoring physical behavior of a vehicle operator

A system uses a wearable electronic device to monitoring behavior of an operator of a vehicle. The wearable device is worn on the head of the operator of the vehicle and includes one or more motion sensors.
Maven Machines, Inc.

System and controlling, monitoring and recording of wireless telecommunications services in penal institutions

A system for controlling, monitoring, and recording of wireless telecommunications services associated with penal institutions is provided comprising a portable electronic device and application executing on the device that present a listing of available call destinations based on receiving a first instruction from a first authorized party possessing the device. The application receives a second instruction comprising a choice of a first call destination from the listing.

Directional microphone integrated into device case

A case for a portable electronic device includes an enclosed, elongated space extending within the case from an opening in an interior surface of the case. The opening corresponds to the location of a microphone in the device.
Bose Corporation

Mobile wallet object system and method

A system and method for providing information utilizing hyper-location to determine what types of or the content of relevant information to display to one or more end users. In various embodiments, the hyper-location is determined from or transmitted by beacons that communicate with portable electronic devices carried by the end users.
Vibes Media Llc

Secure-transaction notifications

To facilitate conducting a secure transaction via wireless communication between a portable electronic device (such as a smartphone) and another electronic device (such as a point-of-sale terminal), the portable electronic device may, after a final command is received from the other electronic device, determine a unique transaction identifier for the secure transaction. In particular, the final command may be specific to an applet, stored in a secure element in the portable electronic device, which conducts the secure transaction.
Apple Inc.

Portable electronic device and pivoting mechanism thereof

A pivoting mechanism for an electronic device includes a pivot shaft, a first connecting member disposed on the pivot shaft for being connected with a support of the electronic device, a second connecting member disposed on the pivot shaft for connected with a main body of the electronic device, and a torque adjusting assembly. The torque adjusting assembly includes four sleeves and an elastic member through which the pivot shaft is disposed.
Wistron Corp.

Slide dock and methods of making and using

A dock for a portable electronic device includes a base; an arm extending from the base; a receiving arrangement coupled to the arm and including contacts disposed on a surface of the receiving arrangement for mating with contacts disposed on the portable electronic device or a cover disposed over a portion of the portable electronic device; and a cable extending from the receiving arrangement configured and arranged to couple the dock to a device for charging or providing data to or from the portable electronic device.. .
National Products, Inc.

Apparatus and detecting explosives

Portable electronic devices may be inspected for the presence of explosives using a combination of nuclear quadrupole resonance (nqr) and explosive trace detection (etd). Nqr may be used to detect bulk or sheet explosives while the etd may be used to detect minute quantities of explosive particulates.
One Resonance Sensors, Llc

Ergonomic accessory for smartphones and other hand-held portable electronic devices

Injury to the digits, hand and wrist are associated with the frequent usage of portable hand-held electronic devices (“peds”), including but not limited to smartphones. This is true as well for injury to the neck and shoulder areas.

Cell phone accessory apparatus and system with camera functionality

An accessory device for use in conjunction with an electronic device (e.g., a smartphone, tablet or the like) is provided that incorporates an extendable camera that interacts with the electronic device to deliver still and/or moving images. The accessory device is adapted to be mounted with respect to the portable electronic device and to facilitate communication between the camera and the processing unit associated with the electronic device.
Eyes On Scope, Llc

One-piece protective carrying case

A carrying case for a portable electronic device is disclosed. Generally speaking, the protective case for a portable electronic device comprises a body section having a back surface and upturned sides, and a rim affixed to an edge of the upturned sides of the body sections, the rim defining an open area.
Uncommon Llc

I-scope cell phone smart case providing camera functonality

A “smart case” for a portable electronic device (e.g., smartphone, tablet, and the like) is provided that incorporates into the case an extendable camera that interacts with the electronic device to deliver still and/or moving images. The smart case is adapted to be mounted with respect to the portable electronic device and to facilitate communication between the camera and the processing unit associated with the electronic device.

System and intelligent tagging and interface control

A system and method for communicating with an augmented reality display system. The method includes generating, with an electronic processor, a first image at the augmented reality display system, the augmented reality display system including a field-of-view.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Handheld mount for portable electronic devices

A handheld mount assembly for portable electronic device includes a pistol style grip and suction cup assembly. The mount assembly functions as a gripping device for handheld use, a hands free stand, and a recharging station.

Managing contact information for communication applications

The present disclosure generally relates to contact management and communication with contacts. On a portable electronic device having a display a plurality of affordances associated with a plurality of contacts are displayed.
Apple Inc.

Apparatus for controlling access to and use of portable electronic devices

Various prison services are rendered more efficient by providing inmates access to portable electronic devices in a controlled and regulated manner. A dispenser is employed to control and monitor the checking out and return of portable electronic devices and to communicate with such devices during use by inmates to monitor inmate use and ensure the portable electronic devices are only used by inmates as authorized..
Renovo Software, Inc.

Auxiliary attachments parallel to the display screen of a portable electronic device

An embodiment being related to an arrangement of portable electronic devices and computing platforms. It describes attachments of auxiliary utilities in parallel to the display screen.

Multi-positional mount for personal electronic devices with a magnetic interface

A stand assembly for holding handheld electronic devices in a multitude of positions or locations having a first section with a curved end magnetically attached to second section having and indented surface. The first section also attaches to a surface, the second section either is contiguous with a portable electronic device, a carrying case, or other item; or has a means to attach to another surface.
Nite Ize, Inc.

Active surface protection for portable electronic devices

A portable electronic device includes one or more bumpers that are operable to transition between a stowed position and a deployed position. In the deployed position, the bumpers may be proud of one or more surfaces of the portable electronic device that the bumpers are not proud of in the stowed position.
Apple Inc.

Portable electronic devices and systems for analyzing an analyte

Some embodiments are directed to a portable electronic device for analyzing an analyte. The portable electronic device includes a housing, an adapter detachably coupled to the housing and a processor disposed in the housing.
Carydean Enterprises Llc

Portable electronic device and operation method thereof

Disclosed are a portable electronic device and an operation method thereof. The built-in image sensor of the portable electronic device continually captures a first image, detects whether there is a face image information in the first image, and accordingly determines whether to turn on a camera of the portable electronic device to capture a second image having a higher resolution.
Pixart Imaging Inc.

Portable electronic device holders with stand system and methods to manufacture portable electronic device holders with stand system

Embodiments of portable electronic device holders and methods of manufacture of portable electronic device holders are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed..
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Wireless controller controlling a portable electronic device

A controller system is disclosed. The controller system contains a controller system housing, at least one user input device located on the controller system housing, and a radio frequency circuitry located at least partially within the controller system housing, wherein activating the at least one user input device causes the controller system to transmit one or more output signals to a portable electronic device using the radio frequency circuitry..
Vr Entertainment

Sterilizer for portable electronic device

The present invention provides a sterilizer for a portable electronic device, comprising: a main body unit; a charge pin terminal unit coupled to one side surface of the main body unit and inserted into a charge slot of the portable electronic device; a cable coupling slot provided at the other side surface of the main body unit such that a charge terminal of a charge cable is inserted into the cable coupling slot; and a sterilizing led module provided at one side surface of the main body unit, wherein led rays emitted from the sterilizing led module include visible rays, which are harmless to the human body.. .

Systems, methods and apparatuses for decorating nails

Decorating a human nail including: (i) using a positioning aid to place a user's finger beneath a camera; (ii) capturing an image of the user's fingernail; (iii) based on the captured image, determining at least one measurement of the fingernail or finger; (iv) calculating a print area based on the at least one measurement; (v) communicating the print area to the ink jet printer assembly; (vi) placing the user's finger in contact with a touchscreen of the portable electronic device; (vii) detecting that the user's finger is within the print area; and (viii) applying a nail-coating material to the print area.. .
Preemadonna Inc.

Portable electronic devices with an emergency mode for locating survivors in disasters

An emergency mode is provided in a portable electronic device for locating a survivor in a disaster. The device includes a wireless antenna to transmit and receive wireless signals; a memory to store one or more identifiers; a user interface to receive a command that enables the emergency mode.
Mediatek Inc.

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.
Apple Inc.

Method and transferring information between electronic devices

Embodiments of the disclosure provided herein generally include a system and a method of configuring and/or controlling the transfer of information between two or more electronic devices due to the interaction of an electronic device and a host identifier signal generating system. Embodiments of the disclosure may include a system and a method of distributing useful information received by or contained within a memory of the electronic device based on the receipt of a host identifier signal.
Logitech Europe S.a

Apparatus for controlling access to and use of portable electronic devices

Various prison services are rendered more efficient by providing inmates access to portable electronic devices in a controlled and regulated manner. A dispenser is employed to control and monitor the checking out and return of portable electronic devices and to communicate with such devices during use by inmates to monitor inmate use and ensure the portable electronic devices are only used by inmates as authorized..
Renovo Software, Inc.

Portable electronic devices and operating methods thereof

A portable electronic device includes a three-axis acceleration sensor, a touch-sensing module, a processor, and a display screen. The three-axis acceleration sensor outputs a first sensing signal according to the state of motion.
Quanta Computer Inc.

Portable electronic device

A portable electronic device that can operate even when electric power supplied through contactless charge by electromagnetic induction is low is provided. The portable electronic device includes a reflective liquid crystal display which includes a transistor including an oxide semiconductor, a power source portion which includes a rechargeable battery capable of charge by contactless charge, and a signal processing portion which includes a nonvolatile semiconductor memory device.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Method, apparatus, and portable electronic device

This application discloses a method, an apparatus, and a portable electronic device. The method includes: detecting an incoming phone call; automatically answering the phone call; determining that in at least one pre-stored event, there is an event matching a telephone number of the phone call, where the event includes: at least one of content of the event, a starting time of the event, or a location of the event, contact information of a participant, and permission of the participant; and the contact information of participant includes a telephone number; obtaining and parsing audio content of the phone call; and automatically answering the telephone call according to the audio content and permission that corresponds to the telephone number of the phone call.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Protective case for portable electronic device

Removable cases for portable electronic devices incorporating memory tags (e.g., nfc memory tags) capable of being read by an electronic reading device are disclosed. The memory tags may be pre-programmed or programmable to contain one or more readable items of identification data associated with the custodian of the device or protective case.
Incipio, Llc

Electronic device and controlling display on basis of information of accessory device and accessory device related thereto

An accessory device of a portable electronic device is provided. The accessory device includes a first cover that is detachably attached to at least a portion of the electronic device, a second cover that is connected to the first cover, at least a portion of the second cover covering at least a portion of a display of the electronic device, and an electronic circuit that is arranged inside the first cover or the second cover.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

System, for wireless power transfer

A method and device for wireless power transfer is provided. The device includes a plurality of charging holders positioned adjacent to each other.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Method to recommend an auto shop to an automobile user

A method executed by a computer system recommend an auto shop to an automobile user. The method includes receiving an event data for an automobile at a server in a computer system; analyzing the event data to select different auto shops to contact in order to service the automobile by the server; contacting computers of the auto shops to obtain service information; analyzing the service information for each of the auto shops by the server; generating a recommendation as to one of the auto shops to provide the services on the automobile by the server; and providing the recommendation as to one of the auto shops to provide the services on the automobile by the server to a handheld portable electronic device (hped) of the automobile user..

Systems and methods using consumer participation in association with an event to effect the allocation of credit to service providers

Data collected from consumers (e.g., sports fans, spectators, gamers, shoppers) based on their participation associated with an event (e.g., a sporting event, a broadcasted show, an online contest, shopping) can be used to effect the allocation of credit (e.g., points, ratings, fees, money, equity) to select service providers (e.g., sports teams, sport team members, sports team coaches, shows, actors, video game competition, providers of highlighted products at a shopping center, a particular store). Data can be in the form of profile information, location, and input/feedback regarding an event.

Dual screen haptic enabled convertible laptop

A dual display client apparatus includes a pair of display housings. When physically coupled together in a first mode of operation, the display housings may be arranged as a single portable electronic device such as a clamshell laptop.
Google Inc.

Housing for portable electronic device with reduced border region

An electronic device having a housing structure that is configured to receive at least one glass cover is disclosed. The glass cover serves to cover a display assembly provided within the electronic device.
Apple Inc.

Electronic device having selectively strengthened glass

Embodiments disclosed therein generally pertain to selectively strengthening glass. More particularly, techniques are described for selectively strengthening cover glass, which tends to be thin, for electronic devices, namely, portable electronic devices..
Apple Inc.

Asymmetric chemical strengthening

Asymmetrically strengthened glass articles, methods for producing the same, and use of the articles in portable electronic device is disclosed. Using a budgeted amount of compressive stress and tensile stress, asymmetric chemical strengthening is optimized for the utility of a glass article.
Apple Inc.

Asymmetric chemical strengthening

Asymmetrically strengthened glass articles, methods for producing the same, and use of the articles in portable electronic device is disclosed. Using a budgeted amount of compressive stress and tensile stress, asymmetric chemical strengthening is optimized for the utility of a glass article.
Apple Inc.

Portable electronic device casing for storing and dispensing chemical products

Disclosed is a portable electronic device casing for storing and dispensing chemical products. The portable electronic device casing includes housing, an output port and plurality of release buttons.

Thermal detecting system and thermal detecting method

A thermal detecting system and a thermal detecting method are provided. The thermal detecting method includes the steps of: measuring the temperature of an object by a temperature measuring device for obtaining a measurement information of the object; capturing an image which includes the object by a portable electronic device; transmitting the measurement information to the portable electronic device; and attaching or storing the measurement information to the image..
Radiant Innovation Inc.

Portable electronic device and displaying data thereon

Disclosed are a portable electronic device, such as a smartphone with a touchscreen, and a method for displaying a graphical user interface (gui) thereon. The gui has a first area enabling a device user to interact with a display application designed to be unstoppable by the user, and a second area enabling the user to interact with other applications.
Adphone Llc

Flexible kickstand and mounting portable electronic device

A case assembly for an electronic device includes a case including a back wall and a peripheral wall projecting from a periphery of the back wall to define a case interior. The back wall includes an exterior surface and a plurality of slots formed through the back wall.

System for remotely running a service program

A system is provided in which portable electronic devices may be provided to people for accessing services in mass quantities. Each portable electronic device, which may be a tablet, may be configured in advance with one or more service programs and an authentication process.
Zillion Group, Inc.

Methods and systems for controlled wireless distribution of data for use at a location without reliable wireless connectivity

A method and apparatus for wirelessly transmitting data to be utilized at an incident area. A server computer defines a prioritized list of data items to be transmitted to a plurality of portable electronic devices for use at the incident area.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Facilitating network login

A system and method for transmitting user credentials to another device. According to some embodiments, a method is described of receiving into a first portable electronic device a set of credentials from a user, the set of credentials to include a wlan ssid and a network key, the set of credentials to allow the first device to connect to the wlan.
Advanced Messaging Technologies, Inc.

Speech recognition wake-up of a handheld portable electronic device

A system and method for parallel speech recognition processing of multiple audio signals produced by multiple microphones in a handheld portable electronic device. In one embodiment, a primary processor transitions to a power-saving mode while an auxiliary processor remains active.
Apple Inc.

Kiosks for remote collection of electronic devices for value, and associated mobile application for enhanced diagnostics and services

A kiosk for accepting a portable electronic device from a client in exchange for payment includes a display, one or more cameras, a portable device receiving arrangement, a payment dispensing arrangement, and a communication connection to a remote server and/or operator. The kiosk is configured to, in conjunction with the remote server and/or operator, perform one or more of associating a fundraising even with an amount payable for the accepted portable electronic device, change or defer payments in accordance with at least some attributes that are yet to be evaluated, and to perform authentication of the accepted portable electronic device..
A La Carte Media Inc.

Fingerprint detection circuit and fingerprint recognition system

The present invention provides a fingerprint detecting circuit applied in a fingerprint identification system, wherein the fingerprint identification system transmits a first signal to finger. The fingerprint detecting circuit includes a conductive layer to couple a touch from the finger; and an amplifier including a first input terminal coupled to the conductive layer; a second input terminal to receive a second signal; and an output terminal, wherein a first capacitance is between the output terminal and the first input terminal; wherein a phase of the first signal is inverse to a phase of the second signal.
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd.

Glass laminate and portable electronic device

A glass laminate includes a glass substrate; and an anti-reflection layer laminated on the glass substrate and a minimum of absorbances of the glass laminate in wavelengths of 380 to 780 nm is 0.01 or more.. .
Asahi Glass Company, Limited

Electronic-device sanitizer product and method

An electronic-device sanitizer product and method for sanitizing cellphones, smartphones, and other portable electronic devices, that is easy to carry, easy to find when needed, and easy to use, allowing frequent cleaning, having an alcohol-free sanitizing liquid, a misting sprayer, and a microfiber material for distributing and absorbing the sanitizing liquid, all enclosed in a slim tube-shaped package that can be carried on a keyring. Optionally, the sanitizing liquid can be provided with any of a number of distinctive scents that will be imparted to the electronic device..

Arm band case for portable electronic device

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

Sealed pipe-loaded loudspeaker for improving low frequency response in portable devices

Embodiments are directed to a sealed pipe-loaded loudspeaker for augmenting low frequency response in a portable electronic device. A loudspeaker transducer is configured to radiate sound directly out of a forward radiation area and incidentally out of a rearward radiation area, and a sealed transmission line forming a closed pipe acoustically coupled to the transducer through which the rearward radiation propagates to produce standing waves corresponding to the dimensions of the closed pipe, wherein resonances apply a loading to a diaphragm element of the transducer to lower its resonance frequency.

Portable electronic device and control method thereof

A control method of a portable electronic device (ped) includes following steps. A trigger event is received.

Portable electronic device

A portable electronic device has a device body, a hinge unit, a driving unit and a support unit. The device body has a first connecting element.

Apparatuses that provide a mount and a stand for portable electronic devices

An apparatus for mounting a portable electronic device to a pair of spaced apart posts (e.g., of a vehicle headrest or a suitcase), is also useful as a stand to support a portable electronic device at an angle relative to a horizontal support surface on which the apparatus rests. The apparatus includes a first element configured to be selectively attached to a pair of spaced apart posts by application of an external compressive or expansive force to thereby decrease or increase a distance between portions of the first element until grips of the first element can be aligned with and attached to the spaced apart posts, and then removing the external compressive or expansive force.

Methods and reducing anxiety during travel

In some embodiments, a system is provided that includes a portable electronic device; and an application executable on the portable electronic device, the application including computer program code that (a) monitors acceleration data during a flight of an airplane; and (b) displays a representation of the acceleration data in relation to a threshold acceleration of the airplane. Numerous other aspects are provided..

Apparatuses for mounting portable electronic devices in vehicles

An apparatus for mounting a portable electronic device in a vehicle includes an element that is compressible or expandable, first and second grips, and a device holder configured to selectively hold a portable electronic device. The element has first and second ends spaced apart from one another by a first distance when the element is in its uncompressed or unexpanded state.

Adjustable portable device holder

An apparatus for mounting a portable electronic device to a pair of spaced apart posts (e.g., of a vehicle headrest or a suitcase), is also useful as a stand to support a portable electronic device at an angle relative to a horizontal support surface on which the apparatus rests. The apparatus includes a first element configured to be selectively attached to a pair of spaced apart posts by application of an external compressive or expansive force to thereby decrease or increase a distance between portions of the first element until grips of the first element can be aligned with and attached to the spaced apart posts, and then removing the external compressive or expansive force.

Support systems for portable electronic devices

Described are passenger seats that include a system for storing objects disposed on a rear side of the passenger seat. The system may include a cavity and a divider wall disposed within the cavity, wherein the divider wall separates a lower portion of the cavity into at least two compartments including a personal electronic device compartment on a rear side of the cavity and a secondary compartment on a forward side of the cavity..

Protective case having plurality of external connectors

A case for use with a portable electronic device includes a shell, an internal electrical connector, and first and second external electrical connectors. The internal electrical connector is accessible at the interior surface of the shell and adapted for electrically interfacing to a port of the portable electronic device when the portable electronic device is inserted into the shell.
Otter Products, Llc

Portable electronic device housing structures

Portable electronic devices are provided. Each device may be formed from two parts.
Apple Inc.

Heated computer case

A heated case for protecting a laptop computer or other portable electronic device from damage that may be caused by cold ambient conditions. The case may be a laptop sleeve or a multi-compartment case including a compartment adapted to receive and contain a laptop computer.

Portable electronic equipment

A portable electronic device including a housing; a button hole formed in the housing; and a button unit arranged in the button hole of the housing is provided. The button unit includes a top button coupled to the housing and covering the button hole, with a first direction length larger than a second direction length; a button frame provided in the housing, with one portion in the second direction coupled to a bottom of the top button and the other portion in the second direction coupled to an internal space of the housing; an actuator projected from a bottom surface of the button frame; and a dome switch pressed by the actuator and generating a signal, when the top button is pressed..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Heat dissipater with an antenna structure

A heat dissipater with an antenna structure comprises a heat conductive portion capable of being contacted with a heat source of an electronic device for heat dissipation; and an antennal portion integrally formed to the heat conductive portion so as to form as an integral body; and the antenna portion comprises at least one sheet body. A conductive layer is coated on a surface of the sheet body; in that the conductive layer can be connected to a conductive wire for being lead to the portable electronic device for signal receiving and transmission.

Method and portable electronic device having a double screen

The invention relates to a method and to a portable electronic device having a double screen comprising the following steps: displaying an electronic file on a portable electronic device which includes a touch screen and an e-ink screen; differentiating between the text content and the multimedia content in said electronic file; displaying the text content on an e-ink screen of the portable electronic device; and displaying the multimedia content of the file on a touch screen of the portable electronic device.. .
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Portable electronic devices with integrated imaging capabilities

A portable electronic device (e.g., smart phone or tablet computer) is provided for generating and displaying images (e.g., 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional images) of an imaging target such as a human body. The portable electronic device may include imaging elements configured to receive radiation signals transmitted through and/or reflected by the imaging target, an imaging interface, and one or more processors.
Butterfly Network, Inc.

Electronic apparatus, executing application, and computer-readable recording medium

A portable electronic device is provided. The portable electronic device includes a display, a memory to store a first set of applications and a second set of applications, the first set of applications and the second set of applications to be executed in a first operation mode and a second operation mode of a same operating system, respectively, and a processor.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Hinge structure and portable electronic device

A hinge structure including a first screw rod, a sliding rod, and a second screw rod is provided. The first screw rod comprises a threaded shaft.
Compal Electronics, Inc.

Camera lens assembly and portable electronic device

Provided are a camera lens assembly and a portable electronic device. The camera lens assembly includes first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth lenses from an object side to an image side.
Zhejiang Sunny Optics Co.,ltd.

Vehicle warning system and method

A warning system for a vehicle includes a mobile warning tripod and a portable electronic device communicating with the tripod. The tripod includes a driving unit, a movement unit, and a warning unit.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Electronic device support for vehicles

A support for portable electronic devices increases passenger convenience and comfort. The support may comprise a collapsible cavity that accepts one or more portable electronic devices.
Smarttray International, Llc

Portable electronic device holder for use in a vehicle

A portable electronic device holder of a vehicle is provided herein. A housing defines a space therein and has an open end.

System and generation, storage, administration and use of one or more digital secrets in association with a portable electronic device

A system for generation, storage, administration and use of one or more digital secrets in association with a portable electronic device. The system comprises a highly secured memory that stores only one or more master keys; a keystore implemented in the portable electronic device outside of the highly secured memory; one or more cryptography applets implemented in the portable electronic device outside of the highly secured memory; and a highly trusted intermediary module (thim) implemented outside of the highly secured memory, the thim establishes and manages a highly trusted communication conduit between the highly secured memory, the keystore, the one or more cryptography applets, and at least one third party application, wherein the thim polls the portable electronic device, the highly secured memory, the keystore, the one or more cryptography applets to determine a trust score, initialization cost, and transaction cost for each component in the portable electronic device, the thim providing a trusted third party application acceptable interaction parameters based on the trust score, the initialization cost, and the transaction cost, the thim managing highly trusted communications between the trusted third party application and the highly secured memory in accordance with the acceptable interaction parameters..

Accessory for portable electronic device

An accessory is adaptable for a portable electronic device, including a display and a rear surface facing away from the display. The accessory includes a cover portion, a magnetic portion and a shielding portion.



Portable Electronic Device topics:
  • Electronic Device
  • Portable Electronic Device
  • Portable Electronic Devices
  • Motion Sensing
  • Synchronous
  • Transmitting Signals
  • Asynchronous
  • Control Unit
  • Conductive Layer
  • Virtual Keyboard
  • Modulation
  • Frequency Modulation
  • Signal Processing
  • Notification
  • Form Factor


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