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new patent 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


new patent 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.

new patent 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.


new patent 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.. .
TecnologÍa Sostenible Y Responsable Sl

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.

Device and screen protection

An image converting screen protector for displaying an illustration on a display screen of a portable electronic device when the screen is off and becoming transparent when the screen is on. The image converting screen protector comprises a modified screen protector having top shield layer and a screen layer.

Patient sleep therapy self management tool

A tool for use in conjunction with a pressure support system that is structured to provide therapy to a patient to treat a condition of the patient by delivering a flow of breathing gas to the patient. The tool may be implemented on a portable electronic device or a pc and is configured to, among other things, provide customized/personalized education and feedback to the patient based, at least in part, on data that is measured by the pressure support system during the provision of therapy to the patient.

Patient sleep therapy self management tool

A tool for use in conjunction with a pressure support system that is structured to provide therapy to a patient to treat a condition of the patient by delivering a flow of breathing gas to the patient. The tool may be implemented on a portable electronic device or a pc and is configured to, among other things, provide customized/personalized education and feedback to the patient based, at least in part, on data that is measured by the pressure support system during the provision of therapy to the patient.

Patient sleep therapy self management tool

A tool for use in conjunction with a pressure support system that is structured to provide therapy to a patient to treat a condition of the patient by delivering a flow of breathing gas to the patient. The tool may be implemented on a portable electronic device or a pc and is configured to, among other things, provide customized/personalized education and feedback to the patient based, at least in part, on data that is measured by the pressure support system during the provision of therapy to the patient.

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

Windshield solar mount assembly

A solar charging system for a portable electronic device includes an electrical connector adapted to be removably coupled to an electrical interface of the portable electronic device. A rechargeable battery is electrically coupled to the electrical connector, and the rechargeable battery is adapted to store a stored electrical power.
Otter Products, Llc

Optical receiver, portable electronic device, and producing optical receiver

Provided are an optical receiver that can realize a reduction in the variation of sensitivity in the ultraviolet light region and a reduction in noise in the visible light region and the infrared light region, a portable electronic device, and a method of producing an optical receiver. The first light-receiving device (pd1) and the second light-receiving device (pd2) of the optical receiver (1) are each constituted by forming a second conductivity-type n-type well layer (n_well) on a first conductivity-type p-type substrate (p_sub), forming a first conductivity-type p-type well layer (p_well) in the n-type well layer (n_well), and forming a second conductivity-type n-type diffusion layer (n) in the p-type well layer (p_well).
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Method and system to transmit data

In some embodiments, a publication system comprises at least a user interface module and a data transmitting module, operating on one or more computer processors, to cause, by the user interface module, a presentation of a first information field to a user as part of a graphical user interface in a portable electronic device, and to receive information entered or data identified in the first information field; by the data transmitting module, to commence automatically transmitting the information entered or data identified over a network in response to the user interface module detecting that the user has navigated away from the first information field and before information has been entered into a second information field, and wherein the user interface module is further to detect that the user has modified the first information field, and the data transmitting module is further to abort transmitting the information or data over the network in response to detecting that the user has modified the first information field.. .
Ebay Inc.

Systems and methods for managing displayless portable electronic devices

The present application generally relates to systems and methods for managing a displayless portable electronic device comprising at least one memory operable to store a plurality of media files, the plurality of media files being organized into a plurality of media groups; at least one wireless communication antenna operable to communicate with one or more computing devices, each of the one or more computing devices comprising a display and executing a media service application; and a processor communicatively coupled with the at least one memory and the at least one wireless communication antenna. The processor is operable to: receive a first input selected from the group consisting of: (i) a start-stop input providing access to a current media file among the plurality of media files; (ii) a back input providing access a previous media file among the plurality of media files, relative to the current media file; (iii) a forward input providing access to a next media file among the plurality of media files, relative to the current media file; and (iv) a media group selector input (e.g., playlist selector input) for scrolling through the plurality of media files; execute the first command..
Mighty Audio, Inc.

Portable electronic device

A portable electronic device comprises a housing and a chemical sensor arranged inside the housing which chemical sensor is adapted to measure a property of at least one analyte. The device further comprises an opening in the housing for exposing the chemical sensor to the fluid to be analyzed..
Sensirion Ag

Autonomous semantic labeling of physical locations

A portable electronic device may generate a (rf) radio frequency fingerprint that includes information representative of at least a portion of rf signals received at a given physical location. The rf fingerprint may include, for example, a unique identifier and a signal strength that are both logically associated with at least a portion of the received rf signals.
Intel Corporation

Apparatuses and methods for controlling power to electronic devices

Methods and apparatuses for detecting when an electronic device, preferably a portable electronic device (ped) in some embodiments, has been exposed to moisture, and inhibiting the flow of electrical power to the electronic device when the moisture is too high or increasing too fast are disclosed. Embodiments sample air within the device, measure the moisture in the sampled air, inhibit the connection of electrical power to the device if the moisture exceeds a threshold, and permit the connection of electrical power to the device if the moisture is below a threshold.
Revive Electronics, Llc

Multi-function external attachment and safety circuit for a portable power charger

A jump-start kit includes a control unit with a safety circuit and a portable power bank. The power bank and control unit are capable of jump-starting a 12 v car battery as well as charging at least one 5 v portable electronic device.
Halo International Sezc Ltd.

Electronic project management system

An electronic project management system is configured to prepare a map including a plan having multiple activities distributed over a geographic area and link a parameter characterizing a project feature from a portable electronic device in the field to an activity of the plan. The parameter is linked to the activity using a determined coordinate location from the portable electronic device.
Lynch & Associates - Engineering Consultants, Llc

Content file acquisition and distribution system

A system including: a content file acquisition module executing on and enabling a computer processor to: receive, from a first personal electronic device, a content file and a unique identifier, where the unique identifier uniquely identifies a geographic location of a physical object; generate a virtual property that corresponds with the unique identifier; associate the content file with the virtual property based on the unique identifier; receive, from a second client portable electronic device, a request for content files associated with the virtual property; receive, from a location services module of the second personal electronic device, geographic location information of the second personal electronic device; determine that the second client portable electronic device is within a predetermined distance from the physical object based on the geographic location information; and provide, upon the determination, the content file associated with the virtual property to the second client portable electronic device.. .
Spayce, Inc.

Lens holder, manufacturing mehtod thereof and portable electronic device

A lens holder including a base, a gate mark and a tubular portion is provided. The base includes a plurality of sidewalls, and any two adjacent sidewalls are connected to each other to form an outer edge.
Genius Electronic Optical Co., Ltd.

Portable electronics device case with utility recess

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a portable electronics device case. The portable electronics device case includes a body having an interior face and an exterior face.
Wavcatcher, Inc.

Intelligent resource procurement system based on physical proximity to related resources

Disclosed is an intelligent resource procurement system. The system typically includes a processor, a memory, and a resource management module stored in the memory.
Bank Of America Corporation

Portable electronic device

A portable electronic device including a main body, a camera module and a movement mechanism is provided. The main body has an accommodating groove located in the main body and exposed at a surface thereof.
Altek Semiconductor Corp.

Integrated multiplexed rf-to-optical interconnect for portable electronic devices

An information handling system, a display panel, and a method for providing optical communication of signals within a display panel is provided. The information handling system comprises a radio frequency (rf) transceiver subsystem, an antenna subsystem, and a display panel, the display panel for displaying graphic images, the display panel comprising an optical communication channel coupled to the rf transceiver subsystem and the antenna subsystem, the optical communication channel for communicating transmit signals from the rf transceiver subsystem to the antenna subsystem and for communicating receive signals from the antenna subsystem to the rf transceiver subsystem..
Dell Products, Lp

Facilitating switching between transmitting antennas in portable electronic devices

The disclosed embodiments provide a system that uses a first antenna and a second antenna in a portable electronic device. During operation, the system receives a request to switch from the first antenna to the second antenna to transmit a signal to a cellular receiver.
Apple Inc.

Universal inductive charging system for a portable electronic device

Disclosed is an inductive charging system for a portable electronic device, the system incorporating at least one induction coil and having a receiving face for the application of the device including a receiving coil positioned on the receiving face in electromagnetic contact with the induction coil. The receiving face includes multiple series of tabs defining at least discontinuously a perimeter corresponding to the device, the tabs of each series projecting from the receiving face in a first position being movable from the first position to a second position in which each tab is retracted into the receiving face under an application of a force corresponding to that exerted on this tab by the device when applied against the receiving face..
Continental Automotive Gmbh

Battery structure and integration

A portable electronic device is described. This portable electronic device includes an external housing with a cavity defined by an edge.
Apple Inc.

Mobile payment assistant for gas transactions

A mobile payment system for gas purchases including: a user bank account; a gas spending account, where the user bank account funds the gas spending account; a software application adapted for use on a user's portable electronic device, where the software application includes functional instructions related to the mobile payment system; a communications link between the user's portable electronic device and a plurality of gas vendors; a transactional link between the gas spending account and the plurality of gas vendors; and a database, where the database stores transactions related to the gas spending account. The user bank account may include at least one of a checking account, savings account or a credit card account.

Image diversion to capture images on a portable electronic device

Technologies are generally described for optical image diversion to provide image capture and display from one or more directions using an image sensor. In some examples, an optical assembly may be used to receive light or other electromagnetic radiation from multiple (including opposing) directions and to provide light or other electromagnetic radiation to an image sensor or detector to capture images.
Ioculi, 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.

Phone adapter for flexible laryngoscope and rigid endoscopes

An adapter for endoscopy can operably connect camera features and light source features of a portable electronic device with a respective viewfinder and illumination element of a medical endoscope. Systems including an endoscope, adapter, and handheld electronic device with a microphone, light source, and camera can, when connected, be used to perform stroboscopic endoscopic examinations..
University Of Washington

Force balanced micro transducer array

Embodiments are directed to a micro transducer array comprising a shared motor system having a base plate and mounting interfaces to a frame of a portable electronic device; a first transducer comprising a first magnet disposed between the base plate and a first top plate, and a first diaphragm projecting sound out of a surface of the portable device; a second transducer comprising a second magnet disposed between the base plate and a second top plate, and a second diaphragm projecting sound of an opposite surface of the portable device; a first pair of input terminals inputting a first audio signal to the first transducer; and a second pair of input terminals inputting a second audio signal to the second transducer.. .
Dolby International Ab

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.

Multiple lens system and portable electronic device employing the same

A multiple lens system includes at least one lens unit, at least one reflecting unit, a first image sensing element, a second image sensing element, and a processing unit. The processing unit is electrically connected to the first image sensing element and the second image sensing element.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Improved access control using portable electronic devices

To control access to a predetermined service or area, a system receives an activation signal indicative of a user's activation of an access code. As a result of receiving the activation signal, the system sends a verification code to a portable electronic device of the user.
Inventio Ag

Access control system with feedback to portable electronic device

Methods and systems to control access to a predetermined service or area. An access code is read from a portable electronic device of a user using an access terminal at a service site.
Inventio Ag

Facility mapping and interactive tracking

A portable electronic device configured to function as an electronic identifier in a facility, a high security zone, an amusement park, a city, and a hotel, and to display an interactive graphical map of the facility, the high security zone when authorized, the amusement park, the city, and hotel facilities when authorized is disclosed, as well as a facility mapping and visitor tracking system with security zone map views, amusement park map views, and city map views, and a set of facility mapping and visitor tracking processes are disclosed.. .

Portable electronic device, method, and graphical user interface for displaying-structured electronic documents

At an electronic device with a touch screen display, display a user interface, where the user interface includes at least two windows of an application, a first icon displayed in association with a first window of the at least two windows, and a second icon at a location different from the at least two windows. While displaying the at least two windows, detect a gesture on the touch screen display.
Apple Inc.

Method and device for the administration of the energy consumption of a portable electronic device activated by gestures or movements

A portable electronic device and method that functions as a user interface to notify and monitor, in particular, and to interact, in general, with the user with regard to events generated depending on an application that may or may not use different external services coming from the application and/or the host system and the coupling and decoupling method of the electronic device of the invention allowing its use in multiple situations. The electronic device may consist of a cover containing one or more data microprocessors, one or more wireless communication modules, one or more color displays, one or more general-purpose sensing components, one or more voltage regulators, one or more voltage boosters, one or more electric batteries, one or more battery charge management circuits, one or more battery sensors, one or more amplifier circuits for one or more actuators, one or more oscillators and connection circuitry..
Digital Experiences S.a.p.i. De C.v.

Dual-part hinge assembly

Embodiments of the present invention disclose a dual-part hinge assembly for a portable electronic device. According to one embodiment, the portable computing device includes a display and a base housing connected via the dual-part hinge assembly.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Method of improving optical quality of curved glass structures

Shaped glass structures, in particular to curved glass structures, having optically improved transmittance are provided along with methods of making such glass structures. Articles and methods described herein mask tube or reforming defects with help of refractive index-matching substances (e.g.
Corning Incorporated

Vaporizing device system and method

Embodiments of the disclosure include a system for administering a dosage of an inhalable product to a user including a vaporizing device for converting an active pharmaceutical ingredient (api) into the inhalable product to treat an affliction. The vaporizing device includes a communication element to send/receive at least one piece of dosage data to/from a portable electronic device, the dosage data corresponding to one or more properties of the dosage.
Advanced Grow Labs, Llc

Concatenated authentication and authorization to multiple networks

In order to facilitate access to multiple networks, an electronic device may first authorize a portable electronic device to access a radio-access network associated with a network operator. In particular, the electronic device may provide a request with a first identifier for a portable electronic device to an authentication/authorization server for access to the radio-access network.
Ruckus Wireless, Inc.

Method for controlling graphical user interface of camera application

A method for controlling a graphical user interface (gui) of a camera application on a portable electronic device is provided. The portable electronic device includes a camera, a touch screen, and a sensor.
Mediatek Inc.

Automated adjustment of digital image capture parameters

A portable electronic device with image capturing capabilities automatically or semi-automatically adjusts one or more image capturing parameters based on an input attribute of user engagement with a single-action haptic input mechanism. For example, the duration for which a single-action control button carried on a frame of the device is pressed automatically determines an image stabilization mode for on-board processing of captured image data.
Snapchat, Inc.

Portable electronic device connector

In various embodiments, an electronic band for a wearable device comprises: a first band segment including a first affixing structure configured to couple the first band segment to the wearable device when inserted into a first channel of the wearable device, a processing unit, and a first electrical connector having a plurality of contact pins at least some of which are electrically connected to the processing unit; where the first electrical connector electrically connects the processing unit of the first band segment to a second electronic component positioned within the wearable device when the first affixing structure is inserted into the first channel.. .
Apple Inc.

User interface based on system-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,

Touch panel assembly and portable electronic device

A touch panel assembly includes a touch panel, a flexible circuit board, an input element and a light emitting element. The touch panel includes sensing series and pads.
Htc Corporation

Method and saving power of portable electronic device

A method of saving the power of a portable electronic device is provided. The method includes starting a power saving mode, identifying an application executed in a foreground, and changing operation settings of the portable electronic device for the identified application..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Electric shock protection device and portable electronic device including the same

Provided is an electric shock protection device disposed between a human body contactable conductor and an internal circuit unit of an electronic device. The electric shock protection device includes: a sintered body where a plurality of sheet layers stacked; an electric shock protection unit including at least one pair of inner electrodes disposed spaced a predetermined interval apart from each other inside the sintered body and a pore disposed between the inner electrodes; and at least one capacitor layer configured to pass communication signals flowing from the conductor..
Amotech Co., Ltd.

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 received from an audio/video (a/v) hub that communicates with the entertainment device) and one or more related states of the entertainment device, the portable electronic device may generate a user interface that includes one or more virtual command icons.
Eva Automation, Inc.

Unmanned aerial vehicle and water sampling method thereof

A water sampling method includes acquiring, by an unmanned aerial vehicle, a sampling depth at which a water sample is to be taken. The sampling depth is sent by a portable electronic device or is a preset default depth.
Sz Dji Technology Co., Ltd.

Robust heading determination

A method and system are provided for determining a heading angle of a user of a portable electronic device in an indoor environment. In an embodiment, the device collects rotational movement information indicative of rotational movement of the device and determines a first heading angle of the device.
Senionlab Ab

Portable dry fire practice shooting system

A portable dry fire practice shooting system includes a first base supporting a target. A second base is associated with the first base such that the distance between the first base and the second base can be selectively adjusted.
Joe Jenius Inc.

Water resistant protective case for portable electronic device

A water resistant device case includes a front and back assembly that mate to enclose an electronic device. The front assembly includes a rigid front frame, a touch screen cover bonded to the front frame, an inner bumper attached to the rigid front frame and an elastomeric main seal attached around a periphery of the rigid front frame.
Griffin Technology, Llc

Portable electronic device and display method

A portable electronic device includes a display unit, and a processor that operates in a mode that improves lighting frequency or lighting brightness of lighting of the display unit during a period from sunset to sunrise than the lighting frequency or the lighting brightness of the lighting during a period from sunrise to sunset, and is able to adjust a start time or an end time of a period for improving the lighting frequency or the lighting brightness of the lighting in the mode, depending on input information.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Pharmaceutical monitoring and dose optimization system

Disclosed is a device that may monitor the patient's reaction to a particular drug dose, then adjust that dosage for the patient may address some of these concerns. By incorporating this system into a portable electronic device, the system could perform the task of monitoring a patient's outcomes and tailoring the drug dose to the patient by monitoring and adjusting the drug dose between appointments with a doctor.

User interface based on system-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.

User interface based on system-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 received from an audio/video (a/v) hub that communicates with the entertainment device) and one or more related states of the entertainment device, the portable electronic device may generate a user interface that includes one or more virtual command icons.
Eva Automation, Inc.

User interface based on system-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 received from an audio/video (a/v) hub that communicates with the entertainment device) and one or more related states of the entertainment device, the portable electronic device may generate a user interface that includes one or more virtual command icons.
Eva Automation, 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 received from an audio/video (a/v) hub that communicates with the entertainment device) and one or more related states of the entertainment device, the portable electronic device may generate a user interface that includes one or more virtual command icons.
Eva Automation, 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 received from an audio/video (a/v) hub that communicates with the entertainment device) and one or more related states of the entertainment device, the portable electronic device may generate a user interface that includes one or more virtual command icons.
Eva Automation, 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 received from an audio/video (a/v) hub that communicates with the entertainment device) and one or more related states of the entertainment device, the portable electronic device may generate a user interface that includes one or more virtual command icons.
Eva Automation, 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.

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 received from an audio/video (a/v) hub that communicates with the entertainment device) and one or more related states of the entertainment device, the portable electronic device may generate a user interface that includes one or more virtual command icons.
Eva Automation, Inc.

Portable electronic device for instant messaging

A portable electronic device for instant messaging is disclosed. One aspect of the invention involves a graphical user interface (gui) on a portable electronic device with a touch screen display.
Apple Inc.

Changing hdmi content in a tiled window

An audio/video (a/v) hub determines display instructions specifying information to be displayed on a display in an a/v display device that includes icons associated with content sources. Then, the a/v hub provides the display instructions to the a/v display device for display on the display.
Eva Automation, Inc.

Trifold carrying case for portable electronic devices

The disclosure concerns a trifold carrying case that holds and contains in a displayable and useable fashion, a mobile cell phone device, portable music player, or other type of portable electronic device. The trifold carrying case is configured to allow a user to easily access and fashionably display the portable electronic device, and further allows use of the portable electronic device without having to remove it from the trifold carrying case, or even open the case..

Method and system for integration of portable devices with flight deck displays

A method for integration of a portable electronic device (ped) with a flight deck display in some embodiments includes providing an onboard network coupled to a flight-deck-installed, multi-function display and coupling the ped to the onboard network. The method may also include receiving information from a ped hosted application in the ped, routing information through a gateway and/or a plurality of firewalls, and displaying information on the flight-deck-installed, multi-function display.
The Boeing Company

Method for saving an image from a camera application of a portable electronic device

An image is saved to a contact record or set as a home screen directly from a camera application of a portable electronic device. The method includes: capturing an image using a camera that is integrated into the portable electronic device, selecting at least a portion of the image, selecting a contact record from an address book application or selecting a set as home screen option..
Blackberry Limited

Portable electronic device holder

A portable electronic device holder that includes: a handle, where the handle include a first end and a second end; a connector at the first end, where the connection includes a plug adapted to engage a portable electronic device; and a stylus at the second end, where the stylus is adapted for use on an input component of the portable electronic device. The handle is preferably configured in a pen or popsicle-stick like configuration.

Wireless charging apparatus

A charging apparatus for charging a portable electronic device includes a receiving area, two coil pairs, and coil control circuitry. The receiving area is configured to removably receive the portable electronic device and/or a case for a portable electronic device.
Otter Products, Llc

Battery pack with cells of different capacities electrically coupled in parallel

The disclosed embodiments provide a battery pack for use with a portable electronic device. The battery pack includes a first set of cells with different capacities electrically coupled in a parallel configuration.
Apple Inc.

System for locating a portable electronic device

A system for locating a portable electronic device that includes: a key ring; a fob attached to the key ring; an electronic signal transmitted between the fob and the portable electronic device; a signal strength associated with the electronic signal, where the signal strength varies based upon distance between the fob and portable electronic device; operating instructions stored on memory of the portable electronic device; and an alert adapted to transmit from the portable electronic device when the predetermined signal strength diminishes to a predetermined level. The electronic signal includes a bluetooth signal or a rf signal.

Docking station for portable devices providing authorized power transfer and facility access

A docking station for docking portable electronic devices is disclosed. The docking station is configured to mechanically accept and operatively interface with the portable electronic device for non-contact charging and data transfer.
Z124

Displaying hdmi content in a tiled window

In response to receiving user-interface activity information from a portable electronic device that specifies user selection of a content source, an audio/video (a/v) hub provides a request for high-definition multimedia-interface (hdmi) content to the content source based on the user selection. When the a/v hub receives the hdmi content from the content source, the a/v hub provide the hdmi content and display instructions to an a/v display device as frames with the hdmi content are received from the content source, so that the hdmi content is displayed in a tiled window on the display in the a/v display device while other hdmi content from another content source is displayed on the display..
Eva Automation, Inc.

Security portable electronic device

A security apparatus for a portable electronic device having an aperture includes a lock mechanism having a lock cylinder and a cam member. The lock cylinder is configured to be rotated by a key.
Acco Brands Corporation

Articles of clothing with integrated portable mobile electronic device enhancements

Articles of clothing having integrated portable electronic device enhancement features are disclosed. The articles of clothing include a plurality of pockets configured to securely store electronic devices and accessories therefore and cable routing to provide seamless integration and connectivity between those devices while allowing user accessibility.
Incipio, Llc

System and configuring a wireless control system of a vehicle

A system for mounting in a vehicle and for providing a control signal to a remote device based on information stored in a portable electronic device includes a radio frequency transmitter for transmitting a control signal to the remote device. The system also includes a first circuit configured to receive first information from the portable electronic device via inductive-coupling between the portable electronic device and the first circuit when the portable electronic device is brought within the induction field of the first circuit.
Gentex Corporation

Capturing audio impulse responses of a person with a smartphone

A method generates a sound localization point (slp) where binaural sound externally localizes to a person during a telephone call. The method determines coordinates of a location of a handheld portable electronic device (hped) with respect to the person and saves this location as the slp.

Portable electronic device with retractable antenna rod for a camera

A portable electronic device including a housing, a retractable antenna rod, and a camera. The housing includes an opening on a side of the housing and a longitudinal axis.

Multiple lenses system and portable electronic device employing the same

A multiple lenses system includes a lens module, a processing unit, a switching unit, and a focus module. The lens module includes a plurality of lenses.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Portable electronic device

The present subject matter discloses a portable electronic device having multiple functional units for providing distinct functionalities to the portable electronic device. The portable electronic device also has a connection port unit having a plurality of connection ports and coupled to the plurality of functional units.

Connector for fluidly sealing an aperture of a protective case

A protective case for a portable electronic device is provided. The portable electronic device has a device connector for transmission of data and/or power between the device connector and a data and/or power source via a reciprocal connector assembly.
Otter Products Llc

Fuel cell powered portable electronic devices

A wrist-mountable portable electronic device comprises an electronic device which is incorporated into a housing and a strap, coupled to the housing and configured to retain the wrist-mountable portable electronic device on the wrist of a user. The strap incorporates at least one fuel cell coupled to provide power to the portable electronic device.
Intelligent Energy Limited

Portable electronic device

The present invention relates to a portable electronic device and corresponding method allowing control of a remotely positioned electronic arrangement, allowing for improved user convenience and security improvements when combining gesture identification with fingerprint authentication.. .
Fingerprint Cards Ab

Portable electronic device and providing haptic feedback

A method for providing haptic feedback at a portable electronic device including a touch-sensitive display and a physical keyboard comprising depressible keys and touch sensors for detecting touches thereon, is provided. In response to detecting a first touch on the physical keyboard, which physical keyboard is moveable relative to the touch-sensitive display, between a first position in which the physical keyboard is exposed for use and a second position in which the physical keyboard is not exposed, wherein the first touch is associated with haptic feedback, first haptic feedback is provided to the physical keyboard.
Blackberry Limited

Surgical procedure handheld electronic display device and using same

In accordance with one aspect of the present disclosure, provided is a surgical heads-up display system comprising a heads-up display and an articulable arm coupled to the heads-up display. The heads-up display is configured to receive a portable electronic device and to redirect a display output of the portable electronic device.

Integrated communication and application system for aircraft

A method of transferring aircraft data from an aircraft to a portable electronic device entails receiving at the portable electronic device the aircraft data from a data connection with an aircraft data source without writing data back to the aircraft or from a user interface while being capable of receiving aircraft data via the data connection and executing an application on the portable electronic device using the aircraft data to present new information about the aircraft or its operating environment that is not available for display on a cockpit display but which is displayable on the portable electronic device based on the aircraft data received by the portable electronic device.. .
Westjet Airlines Ltd.

Solar charging apparatus

A solar charging apparatus is disclosed that includes an article of apparel that is capable of conformably fitting to a body part of a wearer, the article of apparel having a longitudinal dimension and a transversal dimension. The apparatus includes a power source that is coupleable to an interior portion of the article of apparel.

Integration and probabilistic control of electronic devices

A computer system may receive, from an acoustic transducer and/or a portable electronic device, information specifying one or more desired operations that are to be performed. This information may include natural language describing the one or more desired operations.

Electronic door lock system

An electronic door lock system is provided. It comprises a portable electronic device and an electronic door lock device.
Linctronix Ltd.

Methods and systems for implementing an always-on-top data-acquisition button

Disclosed herein are methods and systems for implementing an always-on-top data-acquisition button. One embodiment takes the form of a portable electronic device (ped) that includes a touchscreen display via which the ped is configured to present a plurality of different non-lock-screen views at different times, a set of one or more sensors, a processor, and a data storage.
Symbol Technologies, Llc

Case for electronic device having magnetic elements for connection with external magnetic elements

A case for a portable electronic device, the portable electronic device having a housing that carries a first magnetic element capable of forming a first magnetic circuit through the housing with a magnetic element external to the portable electronic device capable of securing together the housing and the external magnetic element. The case can include a body having a bottom wall and side walls that combine to define a recessed region suitable for retaining the portable electronic device and a second magnetic element located at a position corresponding to the external magnetic element such that when the portable electronic device is carried in the recessed region, the second magnetic element forms a second magnetic circuit through the body with the external magnetic element that is capable of securing together the case and the external magnetic element..
Apple Inc.

Systems and methods for providing audio and visual cues via a portable electronic device

Methods and systems for providing a lifestyle companion system are provided. The lifestyle companion system can provide a platform to conduct a user interview.
Apple Inc.

Devices and related methods for epidermal characterization of biofluids

Skin-mounted or epidermal devices and methods for monitoring biofluids are disclosed. The devices comprise a functional substrate that is mechanically and/or thermally matched to skin to provide durable adhesion for long-term wear.
The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Lllinois

Hanger for an electronic device

This invention is for a portable electronic device hanger, which is specifically designed to be wore as a necklace. The hanger is designed as compact as possible, lightweight and with easy accessibility to the electronic device, including an adjustable lanyard which is fully retractable to facilitate storage.
Adventech Inc.

Electronic device case with audio device storage

A protective case for a portable electronic device includes a shell, an aperture, an internal electrical connector, a rechargeable battery, docking receptacles, and an external electrical connector. The shell receives at least a portion of the portable electronic device while the aperture provides access to a user interface of the installed portable electronic device.
Otter Products, Llc

Protective case for portable electronic device with foldable lens cover and storage compartments

A protective case for a portable electronic device. The protective case including a plurality of storage compartments for retaining a series of items.

Cradle with privacy protection function for portable electronic device

A front on an extension line of a built-in front camera lens part of said portable electronic device during use of the cradle is shielded by an opaque or translucent lens shielding member provided on the front face side of the cradle 3 for portable electronic devices of the present invention, thereby disabling photography of front surrounding conditions of the cradle, even if an operation of front camera unwanted by an owner is performed, and a microphone hole of the electronic device 11 is shielded by providing a microphone hole shielding member 13 in a space between the charging stand 4 and a housing of the electronic device 11 mounted thereon, and therefore it becomes possible to reduce a risk of an outflow of ambient voice information of the cradle, even if an operation of microphone unwanted by an owner is performed.. .
Hikari Hajime Llc

Image sensor, image processing system including the same, and portable electronic device including the same

An image sensor includes a first pixel that is in an active pixel region, a second pixel that is in a dummy region adjacent the active pixel region, and a first deep trench isolation (dti) formed between the first pixel and the second pixel.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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 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.

Touch panel assembly and portable electronic device

A touch panel assembly includes a touch panel and a flexible circuit board structure. The touch panel includes a sensing array, pads and connecting traces.
Htc Corporation

Docking sleeve with electrical adapter

A docking sleeve having an elastomeric protective cover, or skin, adapted for partially enveloping a portable electronic device, such as a smartphone or tablet or another portable electronic device of the prior art having a port for a docking connector. The protective cover is a sheath molded of a suitable elastic or flexibly resilient elastomer in a size and shape to fit over and closely conform to the particular portable electronic device so that the cover fits the device like a surgical glove.
National Products, Inc.

Protective case with keyboard for portable electronic device

A protective case for a tablet device having a back face and a front face, a touchscreen on its front face, and one or more control buttons and ports on its perimeter walls. The case comprises a shell having front and back sides wherein the front side is configured to receive and retain the tablet device while providing user access to the touchscreen and user access to one or more of the control buttons, said shell including a back wall that is configured to cover at least a portion of the back face of the tablet.
Incipio, Llc

Beverage bottle with accessible station for portable electronic device

A beverage bottle for a portable electronic device, includes a hand-held container comprising a surrounding wall and having a fluid compartment formed within the surrounding wall, and an accessible station integrated with the hand-held container, wherein the accessible station has a window cavity for accommodating the portable electronic device therein so as to allow the portable electronic device through the window cavity. Therefore, the portable electronic device is carried and protected by the container and is accessible through the accessible station..
Yuhao International Trading Usa, Inc.

Hybrid frame sleeve case

A sleeve case is for a portable electronic device (e.g., laptop computer or electronic tablet device) and includes neoprene or fabric panels attached to an elastic polymer frame, such as ethylene vinyl acetate (eva). The elastic polymer frame extends around a perimeter of the sleeve to provide cushioning or padding for side edges of the sleeve.
Incase Designs Corp.

Portable charging apparatus and pants that allow charging using the same

Provided is a portable charging apparatus including: a housing case having a battery embedded therein; a battery charging connector pivotably accommodated in one side surface of the housing case, connected to an external power supply unit; a battery discharging connector accommodated in and detached from one side surface of the housing case, connected to the portable electronic device and allowing the portable electronic device; a connection cable accommodated in and detached from one side surface of the housing case, connecting the housing case and the battery discharging connector with a predetermined length and allowing the battery discharging connector to be connected to the portable electronic device; a front panel combined with a front surface of the housing case and protecting the housing case; and a rear panel combined with a rear surface of the housing case, protecting the housing case.. .

Repositionable stand for portable electronic device

A repositionable stand for a portable electronic device includes at least one manually bendable layer material (e.g., sheet steel) forming bendable regions extending between multiple rigid body elements, and further includes a support platform proximate to one end. The bendable regions permit the stand to be arranged in a variety of positions.
Distil Union, Llc

Zinc-air prismatic battery configuration

There is disclosed a cartridge for a portable electronic device power system configured as a flat, prismatic, air-breathing zinc-air battery comprising (a) an anode assembly having a structural backbone, current collectors, and a gel solution comprising a mixture of amalgamated zinc powder, aqueous potassium hydroxide and a gelling agent, (b) a porous separator sheet, and (c) an air-breathing cathode having an electrode impregnated with reductive catalyst, and (d) a serialized electrical connectivity path having low ohmic resistance characteristics. More specifically, there is disclosed a prismatic format, flat rectangular disposable primary battery having two or more zinc-air batteries connected in series, wherein each zinc air battery comprises: (a) an anode assembly having a structural backbone, current collectors, and a gel solution comprising a mixture of amalgamated zinc powder, aqueous potassium hydroxide and a gelling agent, (b) a porous separator sheet, and (c) a catalytically active oxygen-reductive cathode..
Nanomaterials Discovery Corporation

System for locating a portable electronic device and keys

A system for locating a portable electronic device comprising: a key ring; a fob attached to the key ring; a case, where the case holds the portable electronic device; an electronic signal transmitted between the fob and the case; a software application, where the software application resides on a memory of the portable electronic device; an audible alert emitted from the key fob; and a button on the fob, where the button is adapted to initiate an audible alert from the case. The case preferably includes visual alerts such as flashing lights..

Specific bar code and forming the same

The present disclosure discloses a specific bar code and a forming method of the bar code, comprising: forming without a particular order on the printing stock: at least a one-dimensional bar code and color information and/or grayscale information in an area corresponding to the one-dimensional bar code, which are superimposed on the printing stock, respectively, wherein data information is generated by identifying the color information and the grayscale information; and if acquired by a portable electronic device having an image capture function, identifying the one-dimensional bar code and the color information and/or grayscale information, respectively, wherein a false positive ratio of identifying the one-dimensional bar code is less than 40%. By superimposing colorful background on the one-dimensional bar code, the present disclosure expands the coding capacity and implements one-code-for-one-article identification so as to bring additional values to vendors for applications such as traceability of one code for one article, while maintaining the features of one-dimensional bar code..
(wochacha Information Technology (shanghai) Co., Ltd.)

System and discovering objects in an environment

Systems and methods are provided for enabling a portable electronic device to retrieve information about an object when a radio frequency identification (rfid) tag associated with the object, is detected. According to one embodiment a method is providing in the rfid tag is detected and an identity of the rfid tag is identified.
Symbology Innovations, Llc

Ic card, portable electronic device, and ic card processing device

According to one embodiment, an ic card includes a first transmission processing section, creation section, second transmission processing section, third reception processing section, and third transmission processing section. The first transmission processing section transmits a first response including the request data.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Portable electronic device

A portable electronic device including a shell, a cover plate, a battery module, a heat generating element and a heat pipe. The shell includes an arc-shaped surface.
Htc Corporation

Docking apparatus and control method thereof

A method for controlling a docking apparatus using a portable electronic device permits enhanced functionality for the portable electronic device. In the control method, the docking apparatus receives i2c messages in a first byte format from the portable electronic device over a first i2c bus.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.



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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