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Date/App# patent app List of recent Portable Electronic Devices-related patents
01/28/16
20160028250 
 Apparatuses, methods, and systems for enabling higher current charging of universal serial bus (usb) specification revision 2.0 (usb 2.0) portable electronic devices from usb 3.x hosts patent thumbnailApparatuses, methods, and systems for enabling higher current charging of universal serial bus (usb) specification revision 2.0 (usb 2.0) portable electronic devices from usb 3.x hosts
Apparatuses, methods, and systems for enabling higher current charging of universal serial bus (usb) specification revision 2.0 (usb 2.0) portable electronic devices from usb 3.x hosts are disclosed. In one aspect, a usb 2.0 controller is provided in a usb 2.0 portable device.
Qualcomm Incorporated


01/28/16
20160027249 
 Methods and  providing secure logon to a gaming machine using a mobile device patent thumbnailMethods and providing secure logon to a gaming machine using a mobile device
A gaming system compatible with patron-controlled portable electronic devices, such as smart phones or tablet computers, is described. When a transaction is initiated on an egm that requires the input of sensitive information data, such data can be input directly from the player/patrons portable electronic device.
Igt


01/28/16
20160027014 
 Business transactions over portable electronic devices with social media filters patent thumbnailBusiness transactions over portable electronic devices with social media filters
System and methods for conducting wireless mobile business transactions on electronic hand-held device are disclosed. The electronic hand-held device comprises a dedicated communication component, a social media filter, and at least one functional identifier.

01/28/16
20160023618 
 Tray table with electronic device support for vehicles patent thumbnailTray table with electronic device support for vehicles
A support for portable electronic devices increases passenger convenience and comfort. The support may comprise an elongated cavity or slot configured to accept one or more portable electronic devices.
Smarttray International, Llc


01/28/16
20160023245 
 Portable electronic device using a tactile vibrator patent thumbnailPortable electronic device using a tactile vibrator
Examples of portable electronic devices including a piezo actuated vibrator for providing tactile feedback to the user are described. Portable electronic devices according to the present disclosure may include tactile feedback devices, which may be driven by a piezoelectric actuator/vibrator that is operatively coupled to or embedded into the housing of a portable electronic device.
Apple Inc.


01/21/16
20160020640 
 Portable  charging mobile devices patent thumbnailPortable charging mobile devices
The invention provides an improved system for organizing mobile and portable electronic devices for individuals by allowing them to remain in the bag or container they will be carried in while being charged. This allows an individual to simply unplug the charging device built into the bag when appropriate, and takes the bag, which they typically carry with them to the next location of travel.

01/21/16
20160020617 
 Electronic charging device patent thumbnailElectronic charging device
Disclosed is a portable rechargeable device which accepts alternating current as an input, stores the power internally in a dc battery, and then provides alternating current output power. The device is designed to accommodate virtually all portable electronic devices such as iphones®, other cell phones, ipads®, other tablets, macbooks® and other portable computers..
Lenmar Enterprises Inc.


01/14/16
20160014489 
 External sound systems with integral flat panel loudspeakers for portable electronic devices patent thumbnailExternal sound systems with integral flat panel loudspeakers for portable electronic devices
An external sound system for a portable electronic device includes a mount configured to be secured to the portable electronic device, at least one sound panel coupled to the mount to selectively move between storage and operational positions relative to the portable electronic device, and at least one flat panel loudspeaker. The flat panel loudspeaker forms a portion of an exterior surface of the sound panel and is operably coupled to the portable electronic device to selectively produce sound.

01/14/16
20160012407 
 Wireless payment method and systems patent thumbnailWireless payment method and systems
A method for conducting a transaction is disclosed. The method includes using a first portable electronic device, and directly transmitting a request for payment to a second portable electronic device through a wireless link.

01/14/16
20160011631 
 Dynamic moveable hinge patent thumbnailDynamic moveable hinge
A hinge which may be used for example in portable electronic devices may raise the upper body of the device from the lower body in response to rotation of the upper body about the hinge. The need to include a half-pipe section on the upper surface of the lower body maybe avoided.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


01/07/16
20160001928 

Covering, protecting, and positioning a portable electronic device


Technology associated with covering, protecting, and positioning portable electronic devices is described. In an example embodiment, a protective cover device includes a flap that is magnetically fastenable to a surface located on a backside of a portable electronic device.
Newflux, Llc


01/07/16
20160001828 

Motorized foldable beach or recreation cart


The present invention pertains to a mobile cart. In a specific embodiment, the subject cart can be utilized as a cart for transporting beach supplies including toys, games, sporting goods, umbrellas, blankets, towels and food and beverages from a transport vehicle or building onto a beach.

12/31/15
20150382448 

Thermal solutions for system-in-package assemblies in portable electronic devices


A compact portable electronic device packaged into a system-in-package assembly and thermal solutions for the device is disclosed. The compact portable electronic device can be assembled into a single package to reduce size and enhance form factor.
Apple Inc.


12/31/15
20150380964 

Electrical system for universal charging station


In one example, a battery charging system for charging a plurality of portable electronic devices includes a scaling module configured to receive a first voltage and scale the first voltage to a second voltage, a memory configured to store a value, and a processor configured to receive a signal representing the second voltage, retrieve the stored value from the memory, and adjust at least one charging parameter using a comparison between the retrieved value and the received signal representing the second voltage.. .
Ergotron, Inc.


12/31/15
20150378322 

Methods for maintaining accurate timing information on portable electronic devices


Methods for operating portable electronic devices to maintain accurate timing information are provided. In one suitable arrangement, an electronic device may have a real-time clock and a mach-time clock that can be used separately to track the coordinated universal time (utc).
Apple Inc.


12/31/15
20150375894 

Case for portable electronic devices with shutter stand


According to various embodiments, a case for a portable electronic device (ped) includes a stand that is configured to support a ped in an upright position. The stand may be pivotally coupled to a sliding member that can move along the case's back side.
Targus Group International, Inc.


12/31/15
20150374117 

Holder assembly for portable electronic devices


A holder assembly for portable electronic devices supports tablets, small notebook computers or the like, and allows a user to view the electronic device in a hands-free manner. The assembly includes a holding member having a top surface, a bottom surface and a perimeter edge coupled to and extending between the top and bottom surfaces.

12/24/15
20150373521 

Safety device utilizing a beacon


A system for enhancing the safety of one or more persons includes a personal safety beacon (psb) device that is coupled with a person being monitored. The psb device is configured to perform a plurality of measurements indicative of environmental conditions encountered by the person being monitored.
Beaconwatch, Llc


12/17/15
20150366093 

Case for portable electronic device with integral detachable power converter and usb connector


A case for portable electronic devices is disclosed, providing physical protection from abrasion and mishandling and also including an integral power conversion module with integral ac power mains blades and a usb connector and small form factor. The power conversion module with integral usb connector is provided to recharge the internal batteries of the portable electronic device and is stored within the outline envelope of the case when not in use.
Bbd Technologies, Llc


12/17/15
20150363749 

System and checkout and return of portable electronic devices from a kiosk


A method includes receiving a previously dispensed portable electronic device from a user by a vending kiosk. In addition, the method includes storing the received portable electronic device in the vending kiosk.
Java Connections, Llc


12/17/15
20150363007 

Data input systems for handheld devices


Apparatuses, systems, methods and devices for input of data or text into portable electronic devices. Designs and methods are described to position multipositional text and data input elements on the backside and the frontside of the device or on the backside and the frontside of a protective case for the device.
Octodon Llc


12/17/15
20150359307 

Case for portable electronic devices with internal support


According to various embodiments, a case for a portable electronic device includes first and second panels and a bottom wall defining an interior storage compartment in which an internal support is coupled to the two panels. The internal support is configured to provide convenient access to and/or impact protection for a portable electronic device enclosed therein.
Targus Group International, Inc.


12/10/15
20150357860 

Vehicles and vehicle systems for wirelessly charging portable electronic devices


Vehicles and vehicle systems for wirelessly charging portable electronic devices are disclosed. A vehicle includes one or more processors, one or more memory modules, a display, a wireless charger module, and machine readable instructions stored in the one or more memory modules.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.


12/03/15
20150350854 

Unified message delivery between portable electronic devices


A unified message delivery between multiple devices is disclosed. Sending messages through a local communications link, such as but not limited to at least one of a bluetooth connection and a peer-to-peer wifi connection, can lead to faster transmission times and reduced server load.
Apple Inc.


12/03/15
20150350826 

Computer server facilitating wireless electronic actions between portable electronic devices and multiple remote computer systems


Systems, methods, and devices are disclosed for facilitating wireless actions using a portable electronic device. A method of executing a software application on a portable electronic device includes: determining, via the portable electronic device, a location of the device; displaying, via the portable electronic device's display, plural user-selectable options within a predetermined proximity of the device's location; receiving, via a user input device, a selection corresponding to at least one of the user-selectable options; displaying, via the display device, an indication of server stored points accumulated by the user with the third-party computer system; displaying, via the display device, an exchange number for the server stored points for making a purchase associated with the selected option; and, responsive to a purchase request received via the user input device, authorizing deduction of the exchange value from the balance of the server stored points and providing confirmation of the purchase..
Cashstar, Inc.


12/03/15
20150349574 

Battery life of portable electronic devices charged by sound


The present disclosure provides a method for improving battery life of electronic devices such as bluetooth headsets, smart-watches among others running on small batteries, for example coin batteries. The method may include wireless sound power transmission through suitable techniques such as pocket-forming, while including receivers and capacitors in the aforementioned devices.
Energous


11/19/15
20150332602 

Methods, systems, and devices for multi-user treatment for improvement of reading comprehension using frequency altered feedback


Multi-user portable electronic devices for improving reading ability and/or comprehension for a plurality of subjects are provided. The multi-user portable electronic devices may include a pitch shifter circuit configured to generate frequency altered auditory speech feedback (faf) signals corresponding to respective auditory speech signals received from respective active microphones, and to transmit the respective faf signals to the plurality of subjects while one or more of the plurality of subjects are respectively reading aloud, to improve the plurality of subjects' reading ability and/or comprehension.
East Carolina University


11/19/15
20150330437 

Stations for portable electronic devices


A station for at least one portable electronic device includes a base having a substantially vertical and forward-facing wall and at least one suction cup secured to the wall to temporarily secure the portable electronic device to the wall in a position that the portable electronic device can be viewed and operated while secured to the wall. More than one suction cup can be provided to secure the portable electronic device to the wall..

11/12/15
20150327012 

Portable electronic devices having a separate location trigger unit for use in controlling an application unit


A portable electronic device (10) includes a housing (130), a receiver (190, 450) operably coupled to the housing for receiving data regarding a physical location of the portable electronic device, a location trigger unit (300), and an application unit (200). The location trigger unit is operably coupled to the housing and to the receiver, and the location trigger unit comprises a first processor (322).
Honeywell International Inc.


11/12/15
20150326067 

Power-conditioned solar charger for directly coupling to portable electronic devices


The present invention relates to methods, tools and systems for manufacturing a durable and portable power-conditioned personal solar system charging apparatus. Various voltage and amperage matching algorithms are manipulated to particularize the personal solar system to power and/or charge an intended portable device or a set of intended portable devices having direct current (dc) load requirements.
World Panel, Inc.


11/12/15
20150324851 

Location based marketing system and method


A system and method for providing marketing and advertising information utilizes 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


11/12/15
20150323962 

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.


11/12/15
20150320168 

Magnetic case or holder for smartphones and portable electronic devices


A magnetic device is provided, which includes an array of magnet stacks placed on a base plate that has a paramagnetic property. Each stack of one or more magnets is arranged such that the opposite poles of adjacent magnets in the stack face each other and preferably are in contact with each other.

10/29/15
20150309717 

System and limiting interaction between a portable electronic device and a navigation system in a vehicle


A method and system for limiting interaction between a portable electronic device and a navigation system in a vehicle. The method and system includes connecting one or more portable electronic devices to the navigation system.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


10/29/15
20150308849 

System and sending a destination point to a vehicle navigation system from a portable electronic device


A method and system for sending a destination point to a vehicle navigation system from a portable electronic device. The method and system include connecting one or more portable electronic devices to the navigation system.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


10/22/15
20150301566 

Portable device stand with incremental adjustment capabilities


A portable device stand includes an upper surface, a lower surface, and one or more expandable apparatus. Voids are included in the upper surface to provide ventilation which assist in cooling portable electronic devices.

10/22/15
20150297105 

Portable electronic hemodynamic sensor systems


Systems and methods are provided for extracting hemodynamic information, optionally employing portable electronic devices with optional user interface (ui) features for system implementation. The systems and methods may be employed for acquiring hemodynamic signals and associated electrophysiological data and/or analyzing the former or both in combination to yield useful physiological indicia or results.
California Institute Of Technology


10/15/15
20150296334 

Monitoring method and system


An electronic monitoring system and method for monitoring one or more transport services, wherein for each one of one or more portable electronic devices, data of the portable electronic device indicative of the location of the portable electronic device is monitored and the location data stored in a memory of the portable electronic device. Each device monitors for a boarding trigger event indicative of a user carrying the portable electronic device boarding a transport service, and upon a boarding trigger event occurring, communicates monitoring data to a remote monitoring system, the monitoring data including at least time data of the boarding trigger event and data indicative of the location of the portable electronic device.

10/15/15
20150291854 

Systems for securing protective films to surfaces of substrates


Systems and films for protecting surfaces of various substrates, including electronic devices, such as portable electronic devices, include a liner with a strip liner and a main liner. The strip liner, which covers a small strip of adhesive on the back side of a protective film, is configured to be removed before the main liner.

10/15/15
20150291073 

Electronic device support for vehicles


A support for portable electronic devices increases passenger convenience and comfort. The support may comprise an elongated cavity or slot configured to accept one or more portable electronic devices.

10/08/15
20150288892 

Device attachment with infrared imaging sensor


Various techniques are disclosed for providing a device attachment configured to releasably attach to and provide infrared imaging functionality to mobile phones or other portable electronic devices. For example, a device attachment may include a housing with a tub on a rear surface thereof shaped to at least partially receive a user device, an infrared sensor assembly disposed within the housing and configured to capture thermal infrared image data, and a processing module communicatively coupled to the infrared sensor assembly and configured to transmit the thermal infrared image data to the user device.

10/08/15
20150286251 

Cases for portable electronic devices


A case for a portable electronic device comprising a main body portion having a hollow receiving portion adapted, in use, to releasably receive, and engage with, the exterior of the portable electronic device, the main body portion comprising a plug connector adapted, in use, to engage with a power and/or data port of the portable electronic device and a contact pad located on an exterior surface of the case.. .

10/08/15
20150284531 

Polyamide moulding composition, moulded articles produced therefrom and also use of the polyamide moulding compositions


The invention relates to a polyamide moulding composition which comprises a partially aromatic polyamide and also a mixture of at least two uv absorbers. The invention likewise relates to moulded articles which comprise corresponding polyamide moulding compositions.

10/01/15
20150274585 

Asymmetric chemical strengthening


Apparatus, systems and methods for increasing the strength of glass are disclosed. The strengthening of one portion of the glass article can be performed to a greater degree than another portion.
Apple Inc.


10/01/15
20150273611 

Systems and methods for wireless control of a welding power supply


Embodiments described herein include wireless control of a welding power supply via portable electronic devices. In particular, operating parameters and statuses of the welding power supply may be modified by the portable electronic device, as well as be displayed on the portable electronic device.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.


10/01/15
20150273610 

Systems and methods for pairing of wireless control devices with a welding power supply


Embodiments described herein include wireless control of a welding power supply via portable electronic devices. In particular, operating parameters and statuses of the welding power supply may be modified by the portable electronic device, as well as be displayed on the portable electronic device.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.


10/01/15
20150273609 

Systems and methods for prioritization of wireless control of a welding power supply


Embodiments described herein include wireless control of a welding power supply via portable electronic devices. In particular, operating parameters and statuses of the welding power supply may be modified by the portable electronic device, as well as be displayed on the portable electronic device.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.


10/01/15
20150273607 

Systems and methods for wireless control of an engine-driven welding power supply


Embodiments described herein include wireless control of a welding power supply via portable electronic devices. In particular, operating parameters and statuses of the welding power supply may be modified by the portable electronic device, as well as be displayed on the portable electronic device.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.


09/24/15
20150271959 

Shielding structures for system-in-package assemblies in portable electronic devices


A portable electronic device packaged into a system-in-package assembly is disclosed. The portable electronic device can include a substrate and a plurality of components mounted on the substrate and included in one or more subsystems.
Apple Inc.


09/24/15
20150271911 

Multi-layer thin-film coatings for system-in-package assemblies in portable electronic devices


A portable electronic device packaged into a system-in-package assembly is disclosed. The portable electronic device can include a substrate and a plurality of components mounted on the substrate and included in one or more subsystems.
Apple Inc.


09/24/15
20150270728 

Bag with a portable electronic device charger


Disclosed is a bag with a built in charger for portable electronic devices. The bag includes an interior compartment that is disposed between the interior lining and the exterior of the bag.

09/03/15
20150245722 

Product demonstration fixture for a portable electronic device


A retail electronic product demonstration fixture for demonstrating portable electronic devices. The product demonstration fixture may include an exhibition portion and a base portion.
Apple Inc.


08/20/15
20150236745 

Housing system for portable electronic devices and related accessories


A system includes a housing for a portable electronic device and a housing dedicated to house a winding mechanism for an earphone cable. The winding mechanism comprises a hollow base element, a cover element, a central sliding element, a spring, and a groove.

08/20/15
20150236538 

Mobile device case with fast charging battery pack


A fast charging mobile battery pack is usable to accept approximately 12v dc or between approximately 100v-240v ac and manage the voltage and current levels to rapidly charge a battery of a portable electronic device and/or one or more battery cells within the fast charging mobile battery pack. The fast charging portable battery pack may additionally include multiple output ports to provide different voltage and/or current levels to desired portable electronic devices..
Unu Electronics, Inc.


08/20/15
20150236371 

Graphene current collectors in batteries for portable electronic devices


The disclosed embodiments provide a battery cell. The battery cell includes a cathode current collector containing graphene, a cathode active material, an electrolyte, an anode active material, and an anode current collector.
Apple Inc.


08/20/15
20150235516 

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


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


08/20/15
20150232112 

Motorized foldable beach cart


The present invention pertains to a mobile cart. In a specific embodiment, the subject cart can be utilized as a cart for transporting beach supplies including toys, games, sporting goods, umbrellas, blankets, towels and food and beverages from a transport vehicle or building onto a beach.

08/13/15
20150229148 

Blind-mate power charging station for portable electronic devices


A blind-mate power charging station includes a receptacle, a base, and electrical circuitry. The receptacle includes a receptacle housing, an inner housing, and electrical contacts.
Transistor Devices, Inc. D/b/a Tdi Power


08/06/15
20150220161 

Adapted back-side keyboard


A removable or embedded back-side keyboard (hereinafter “keyboard”) for tablet computers and other transportable electronic devices (hereinafter “td” or “tablet device”) is disclosed. The keyboard buttons are located on the back side of the td, invisible for a user, in order to input information by fingers of both hands simultaneously when a user holds the keyboard in his/her hands without additional support.

07/30/15
20150213801 

Message-triggered voice command interface in portable electronic devices


The embodiments provided herein are directed to a system and method of message-triggered voice command interface in portable electronic devices. The voice command interface is normally not activated until a message (e.g., an e-mail, a text message, or a voice mail) has been received by a portable electronic device.

07/23/15
20150205184 

Cases for portable electronic devices


A case (10) for a portable electronic device (especially for an iphone (100) and the like) comprises a shell (12), a diffuser (40) mounted within the shell (12), and an optional transparent insert (150) with custom graphics located between a front side (14) of the shell and the diffuser (40). The diffuser (40) comprises a perspex panel having an etched portion (44) from which light escapes.
Heylo Limited


07/23/15
20150204928 

Method and apparatus to align wireless charging coils


A wireless charging device for use in providing electrical power to one or more portable electronic devices is provided. The wireless charging device includes a transmission coil coupled to an electrical power source.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


07/16/15
20150200776 

Portable electronic device and secure pairing method therefor


A portable electronic device includes a first sensor that senses a motion state of the first portable electronic device and generates first motion state information, a second sensor that senses a motion state of another portable electronic device and generates second motion state information, a communication unit that receives another session key and third motion state information that indicates a motion state of the another portable electronic device sensed by the another portable electronic device, and a control unit that compares the second and third motion state information, enables the first and second sensors to sense the motion states of the portable electronic devices, processes the motion states and generate a session key, authenticates whether the session key is matched with the another session key, and enables the communication unit to communicate with the another portable electronic device if the session key is matched with the another session key.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute


07/09/15
20150194654 

Thermally curable composite separators for batteries in portable electronic devices


The disclosed embodiments relate to the design and manufacture of a battery cell. The battery cell contains a set of layers, including a cathode with an active coating, an anode with an active coating, and a composite separator containing an adhesion polymer layer that does not reflow after a thermal treatment of the battery cell is performed to laminate the layers together.
Apple Inc.


07/09/15
20150194001 

Secure charging stations and methods for operating the same


A secure charging station for portable electronic devices (peds) may include plurality of individual charging sub-stations, each with an associated charging port, ped sensing area and authentication system. The ped sensing area includes one or more sensors sensing the presence and/or absence of the ped.

07/09/15
20150193995 

Secure charging stations and methods for operating the same


A secure charging station for portable electronic devices (peds) may include plurality of individual charging sub-stations, each with an associated charging port, ped sensing area and authentication system. The ped sensing area includes one or more sensors sensing the presence and/or absence of the ped.

07/02/15
20150189771 

Stand assemblies for portable electronic devices


Adjustable stand assemblies for portable electronic devices are provided, which allow portable electronic devices to stand-alone in multiple incline positions in both portrait and landscape orientations.. .
Jtk Enterprises


07/02/15
20150189052 

Head mounted cell phone holder


An apparatus enabling hands free operation of cell phones and other portable electronic devices comprising a flexible inverted u-shaped headband with a holding member attached to one end of the headband wherein the bottom of the holding member has one or more arms attached. The apparatus rests on a user's head with a cell phone placed between one of the user's ears and the holding member on the headband where the holding member supports the rear of the cell phone and the arms of the apparatus are positioned to support the cell phone from underneath.

07/02/15
20150188616 

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.


07/02/15
20150188356 

Wireless charger having moveable transimitter coil


A wireless charger used for charging a portable electronic device with a receiver coil includes a wireless charging body, a transmitter coil, and a shaft. The charging body has a front body to support the portable electronic device and a rear body coordinated with the front body to form a receiving cavity for receiving transmitter coil.
Foxconn Interconnect Technology Limited


06/25/15
20150181295 

Systems and methods for displaying media content and media guidance information


A system comprises television equipment and a number of portable electronic devices. The television equipment includes a large display and control circuitry.
Rovi Guides, Inc.


06/25/15
20150177786 

Portable electronic device docking station


A universal docking station for portable electronic devices is disclosed. In some embodiments, the docking station may utilize a universal interface to communicatively couple a portable electronic device to one or more inputs, displays, and/or accessory devices.
Targus Group International, Inc.


06/18/15
20150169696 

Systems and methods for communicating task reminders on portable electronic devices


Embodiments are provided for communicating reminders of pending tasks to users of electronic devices before the electronic devices lose battery power. According to certain aspects, an electronic device can generate (220) a battery trigger when the battery level decreases below a certain threshold.
Motorola Mobility Llc


06/04/15
20150155598 

Fluoride ion electrochemical cell


Electrochemical cells of the present invention are versatile and include primary and secondary cells useful for a range of important applications including use in portable electronic devices. Electrochemical cells of the present invention also exhibit enhanced safety and stability relative to conventional state of the art primary lithium batteries and lithium ion secondary batteries.
Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique (c.n.r.s.)


05/28/15
20150150061 

Portable vehicle entertainment systems with wireless communication of entertainment content


A portable entertainment system for a vehicle includes a portable housing, a transceiver, a processor, a memory, and a rechargeable battery. The transceiver communicates through rf signals with portable electronic devices (peds) operated by vehicle passengers.

05/28/15
20150144668 

Multifunctional strap system for handheld portable electronic devices


A multifunctional strap system for portable electronic devices having a case and a strap on the back of the case. The case securely holds a protective electronic device while allowing access to all necessary features of the device.

05/14/15
20150130402 

System and charging portable electronic devices


A device charging system that uses the fact that individual devices do not need to be continuously charged for an extended charging period in order to be fully charged at the end of the period. With automatic timing and switching, different devices can be charged at different times during the charging period with the result that all the devices are fully charged at the end of the period.

05/07/15
20150122883 

Protective case for portable electronic device


Protective enclosures for portable electronic devices incorporating one or more memory tags, such as nfc memory tags, capable of being read by an electronic reading device, such as an nfc 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 enclosure.
Incipio Technologies, Inc.


04/30/15
20150116919 

Techniques for strengthening glass covers for portable electronic devices


Apparatus, systems and methods for improving strength of a thin glass cover for an electronic device are disclosed. In one embodiment, the glass member can have improved strength by forming its edges with a predetermined geometry and/or by chemically strengthening the edges.
Apple Inc.


04/16/15
20150106801 

Recommending applications to portable electronic devices


Various embodiments of systems and methods for recommending applications to portable electronic devices are described herein. Initially a context change of an application identification parameter is detected.

04/16/15
20150102767 

Management of high-voltage lithium-polymer batteries in portable electronic devices


The disclosed embodiments provide a system that manages use of a battery corresponding to a high-voltage lithium-polymer battery in a portable electronic device. During operation, the system monitors a cycle number of the battery during use of the battery with the portable electronic device, wherein the cycle number corresponds to a number of charge-discharge cycles of the battery.
Apple Inc.


04/16/15
20150101104 

Glove for use with touch interface devices


The present invention is directed to a glove system comprising a plurality of closed tip finger sheath with a secondary finger sheath disposed near the finger tips to allow for improved interaction with a portable electronic devices.. .

04/09/15
20150097517 

Battery strap for electronic device


portable electronic devices comprise a housing having one or more straps attached thereto. The straps include battery cells disposed therein that are operatively connected to the housing.

04/02/15
20150091522 

Articles with electrical charging surfaces


An electrical article with cord-free charging zone provides users in a work area with access to low-voltage charging for portable electronic devices, in which electrical current is conveyed upon placement of an electronic device within the charging zone. The electrical article is configured for use in a work area, and includes a housing, a low voltage charging zone with power unit, and an electrical power input.

03/26/15
20150086029 

Apparatus and inhibiting portable electronic devices


This accessory is apparatus capable of implementing a method that can affect one or more features of a portable electronic device when brought into a vehicle having a radio with a right and left speaker. The accessory has a sender for initiating transmission of an rf test signal at the portable electronic device the rf test signal is arranged to cause the radio to produce a distinct pair of audio responses from the right and left speaker.

03/26/15
20150083885 

Securing portable electronic devices


An apparatus for securing a portable electronic device includes a base section configured to be supported on a surface, and a main body configured to engage the portable electronic device to secure the portable electronic device to the apparatus. The main body is adjustably attached to the base section so that the main body is movable relative to the base section while the portable electronic device is secured to the apparatus..
Acco Brands Corporation


03/19/15
20150082059 

Peer to peer power management


A system and methods for delivering power to a multitude of portable electronic devices is provided. More specifically, the system and methods provide for powering different portable electronic devices through a central charging device.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/19/15
20150077502 

Graphical user interfaces including touchpad driving interfaces for telemedicine devices


The present disclosure describes various aspects of remote presence interfaces (rpis) for use on portable electronic devices (peds) to interface with remote telepresence devices. An rpi may allow a user to interact with a telepresence device, view a live video feed, provide navigational instructions, and/or otherwise interact with the telepresence device.
Irobot Corporation


03/19/15
20150077221 

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.


03/12/15
20150070838 

Bumper for a computing device and related assembly and method


Bumpers for electronic devices are provided. The bumpers may be formed from a polymer coupled to a housing via a primer.
Apple Inc.


03/12/15
20150068934 

Composite protective case for phones, other portable electronic devices and other apparatus


A composite case for an electronic device is provided. The composite case includes: a resilient portion dimensioned to cover two end portions of the electronic device and less than half of a back portion of the electronic device; and a rigid portion dimensioned to fit with the resilient portion, the rigid portion dimensioned to provide a cover for at least part of the back portion of the electronic device.
Urban Armor Gear, Llc


03/12/15
20150068434 

Electronic device support for vehicles


A support for portable electronic devices increases passenger convenience and comfort. The support may comprise an elongated cavity or slot configured to accept one or more portable electronic devices.

03/05/15
20150061588 

Power management for inductive charging systems


Power management and power transfer systems within the transmit and receive portions of an inductive charging system. An inductive charging system may include an inductive charging station to transmit power and a portable electronic device to receive power.
Apple Inc.


03/05/15
20150060505 

Case


Cases for portable electronic devices and methods for making the same. One example of a case includes a tailgate and one or more doors movable between an open and closed orientation to allow the portable electronic device to be laterally slid into an interior of the case between a front and a back of the case.
Global Cellular, Inc.


02/26/15
20150054458 

Wireless charging method and electronic device implementing the same


Disclosed is a wireless charging technology for portable electronic devices. A wireless charging method of resonance type can enhance the usability of wireless charging and also promote user's satisfaction.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.




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