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


 Display driver integrated circuits, devices including display driver integrated circuits, and methods of operating display driver integrated circuits patent thumbnailDisplay driver integrated circuits, devices including display driver integrated circuits, and methods of operating display driver integrated circuits
Methods of operating a display driver integrated circuit (ic) are provided. A method of operating a display driver ic may include generating a first clock signal, and calculating a frequency of the first clock signal using a second clock signal.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 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


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


 Unified message delivery between portable electronic devices patent thumbnailUnified 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.


 Method of hand-gesture input patent thumbnailMethod of hand-gesture input
The present disclosure provides a method for efficiently providing character-based languages (e.g., chinese, japanese, and/or korean) into portable electronic devices (e.g., smartphones, smartwatches, smartglasses, etc.). An example method generally includes receiving a sequence of hand-gesture inputs from an input device, detecting a pattern corresponding to each hand-gesture input in the sequence, determining a sequence of numeric values that correspond to the sequence of hand-gesture inputs based on the detected patterns, and, as each input in the sequence of hand-gesture inputs is received, determining a list of one or more characters to display based, at least in part, on the sequence of numeric values and an index of characters..
International Business Machines Corporation


 Hand-gesture input patent thumbnailHand-gesture input
The present disclosure provides an apparatus for efficiently providing character-based languages (e.g., chinese, japanese, and/or korean) into portable electronic devices (e.g., smartphones, smartwatches, smartglasses, etc.). An example apparatus includes an input device configured to receiving a sequence of hand-qesture inputs and a a processor that performs operations for generating input for an electronic device corresponding to characters.
International Business Machines Corporation


 Ring-shaped cover for portable electronic device patent thumbnailRing-shaped cover for portable electronic device
An outer cover for an electronic device, such as a portable electronic device, is disclosed. Since portable electronic devices are often portable, they can be damaged, such as scratched, dented, broken, and the like, when transported or used.
Apple Inc.


 Electronic data transfer between trust contacts patent thumbnailElectronic data transfer between trust contacts
Mobile devices can be wirelessly linked to an increasing number of wearable devices. Sensors included in both mobile and wearable devices possessed by a first party and a second party can detect physical, biometric, or environmental inputs.
Intel Corporation


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


Mobile dialogue system and mobile content delivery solutions

This invention relates to a method, system and products for the transmission, delivery, playback, and content management of audio and visual files for wireless and non-wireless devices, and a new internet-less protocol for such transmission to portable electronic devices, such as cell phones and the like.. .
Skky, Llc

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.

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.

Portable electronic device and locating vehicle

portable electronic devices and methods are presented for preserving the location of a vehicle, in which a geolocation of the portable electronic device is automatically obtained in response to detection of termination of a portable electronic device charging operation, allowing a user to locate a vehicle at which the charging operation was terminated.. .

Extendable, universal case for portable electronic devices

The present disclosure describes a case for portable electronic devices. According to various embodiments, a case may be capable of extending to accommodate different portable electronic devices.
Targus International Llc

Crystallized glass and crystallized glass substrate

Provided is a high-strength crystallized glass or substrate having a high visible light transmittance and a good color balance, which is suitable for use in protecting members of portable electronic devices, optical devices and the like. Provided is a crystallized glass comprising, in terms of mol % on an oxide basis: an sio2 component of 30.0% or more and 70.0% or less, an al2o3 component of 8.0% or more and 25.0%, an na2o component of 0% or more and 25.0% or less, an mgo component of 0% or more and 25.0% or less, a zno component of 0% or more and 30.0% or less and a tio2 component of 0% or more and 10.0% or less, the molar ratio [al2o3/(mgo+zno)] having a value of 0.5 or more and 2.0 or less, and comprising one or more selected from ral2o4, rti2o5, r2tio4, r2sio4, ral2si2o8 and r2al4si5o18 as a crystal phase..
Ohara Inc.

Deployable seatback holder for portable electronic devices

A portable electronic device holder incorporated in a seatback of a passenger seat. The device holder includes a shelf and a release latch arranged to hold the respective bottom and top edges of a portable electronic device for hands-free use.
B/e Aerospace, Inc.

System for communicating avionics information through portable electronic devices

A method and apparatus for using portable electronic devices such as commercial off-the-shelf cell phones and tablets for the communication of critical aviation data provides a protocol which minimizes processing by the portable electronic device other than the confirmation of a receipt of uncorrupted data. Failure of timely, accurate communication is detected at a certified avionics data server and communicated to the portable electronic device in the form of a fail-image.
Astronautics Corporation Of America

Method and offering a mobile device version of an electronic gaming machine game at the electronic gaming machine

A gaming system compatible with patron-controlled portable electronic devices, such as smart phones or tablet computers, is described. When a player surpasses predetermined game play parameters on a game of an egm, a bonus game or related game material may be “unlocked” and offered to the player for download onto the player's portable electronic device (ped).
Igt

Methods and systems for virtualization of portable electronic devices

A method for configuring an electronic device comprises receiving an order for a new electronic device from a user, receiving account information for a server account for the user emulating the new electronic device on a server to generate a virtual electronic device, associating the virtual electronic device with the server account, providing access to the virtual electronic device through the server account, configuring the virtual electronic device based on user interaction with the virtual electronic device through the server account, receiving an activation signal from the new electronic device; and applying a configuration of the virtual electronic device to the new electronic device.. .
Blackberry Limited

Case for a portable electronic device

Provided is a case for portable electronic devices of different dimensions including a front surface, a back surface, and corners. The case has a main body, a plurality of engagement members configured to engage the portable electronic device, and a plurality of extendible couplers.
Afc Trident, Inc.

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.

Packaging of bare cell stacks within device enclosures for portable electronic devices

A battery cell compartment is formed with the device enclosure of an electronic device. Bare cell stacks are placed within the cell compartment.
Apple Inc.

Distribution of in-flight entertainment content to portable electronic devices

Embodiments herein provide for in-flight entertainment (ife) content distribution onboard an aircraft to personal electronic devices (peds) of passengers over universal serial bus (usb). One embodiment comprises system that includes a media server disposed within the aircraft.
The Boeing Company

Device, system, and determining the status of lanes

Customers would like to minimize the time waiting in lines; however, it is often difficult to understand which lane to choose. The present invention embraces a device, system, and method to help customers understand which lanes are open and operating most efficiently.
Hand Held Products, Inc.

Device attachment with dual band 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. The device attachment may include an infrared imagining module and a non-thermal imaging module that cooperate with one or more of a non-thermal imaging module in an attached device and a light source in the attached device for capturing and processing images..
Flir Systems, Inc.

Techniques for device attachment with dual band 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. The device attachment may include an infrared imagining module and a non-thermal imaging module that cooperate with one or more of a non-thermal imaging module in an attached device and a light source in the attached device for capturing and processing images..
Flir Systems, Inc.

System and methods for assignation and use of media content subscription service privileges

This invention describes a system and methods for media content subscription service distribution; typical services include cable television, premium content channels, pay-per-view, xm radio, and online mp3 services. Subscribers use portable electronic devices to store digital certificates certifying the subscriber's privileges and an assigned public key.
Apple Inc.

Networks of portable electronic devices that collectively generate sound

Systems and methods for collectively generating sound are provided. A sound composition can include multiple component pieces and those component pieces can be divided amongst devices so that the devices can collectively generate the sound composition.

Illuminated housing for portable electronic devices

A device includes a housing with a recessed area and a raised peripheral section surrounding the recessed area, wherein the recessed area is recessed with respect to the raised peripheral section. A gripping mechanism is provided in the recessed area.
The Selfie Stand Llc

Auxiliary support rack for portable electronic devices

An auxiliary support rack for portable electronic devices attached to the front side of the torso of a human body includes an openable dock, a clamp swivel assembly and a lanyard. The openable dock includes a first plate which has an installation portion and a second plate.

Apparatus for controlling access to and use of portable electronic device

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.

Management of common mode noise frequencies in portable electronic devices

The disclosed embodiments provide a system that facilitates the use of a portable electronic device. During operation, the system detects a coupling of a power supply to the portable electronic device through a set of wires.
Apple Inc.

Non-rectangular batteries for portable electronic devices

The disclosed embodiments provide a battery cell. The battery cell includes a set of layers forming a non-rectangular shape, wherein the set of layers comprises a cathode with an active coating, a separator, and an anode with an active coating.
Apple Inc.

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

Protective enclosures for portable electronic devices and related methods

A protective enclosure is provided for securing portable electronic devices within the enclosure. The enclosure generally includes a front structure, a back structure, and at least one bracket.
Cyber Acoustics, Llc

Multi-angle supports for portable electronic devices

Devices for one-piece support stands for portable electronics which preferably provide multiple viewing angles.. .

Magnetic attachments for portable electronic devices

Implementations of magnetic attachments for mounting a mobile phone or other portable electronic device to a user's body are provided. In some implementations, a first magnetic attachment device comprises a first plate having embedded therein one or more magnets, a second plate, and a connector.

Retrofit devices for providing virtual ticket-in and ticket-out on a gaming machine

A gaming system compatible with patron-controlled portable electronic devices, such as smart phones or tablet computers, is described. The gaming system can include electronic gaming machines that are compatible to receive both virtual ticket vouchers and printed ticket vouchers that are redeemable for credits on the electronic gaming machines.
Igt

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

Improved storage and charging station system for portable electronic devices

A storage and management assembly for a plurality of portable electronic devices is provided. The assembly includes a tower assembly to define a vertical channel along a first side of the tower assembly.

Lock for a rotational mount for portable electronic devices

A lock for a rotational mount is disclosed. The lock comprises a plate member arranged to be placed between the rotational mount and a mounting surface, the plate member having a support surface that is arranged to engage with the rotational mount.
Tomtom International B.v.

Extendable, universal case for portable electronic devices

The present disclosure describes a case for portable electronic devices. According to various embodiments, a case may be capable of extending to accommodate different portable electronic devices.
Targus International Llc

Portable electronic devices with integrated image/video compositing

Digital imagery is composed or composited within a smartphone or other portable electronic device to merge foreground and background subject matter acquired simultaneously with different cameras or acquired at different times with the same camera. A processor stores the digital imagery along with information derived or used by an operation to differentiate the foreground subject matter from the background scene, which may be a digital matting operation, and/or may involve finding an edge or an outline of the foreground subject matter.

Method and wirelessly charging portable electronic devices

Wireless charging of portable electronic devices is carried out by detecting load variations caused by the device and dynamically compensating for these variations during charging to increase system efficiency and regulate delivered power. In some embodiments, load variations are tracked by comparing a feedback signal to a value range and determining whether the feedback value is higher than, lower than, or within the range of values.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Mount for portable electronic devices

A mount for a portable electronic device is disclosed comprising: a support member arranged to engage against a surface of a device mounted thereto, the support member comprising a power connector having one or more electrical contacts to deliver electrical power to the device. The mount further comprises a first ring member coupled to the support member and a second ring member configured for attachment to a surface.
Tomtom International B.v.

Method and server for configuring a mobile terminal and portable electronic device

A plurality of portable electronic devices monitors a user-initiated re-writing of a cascading style sheets, css, source and/or of at least one css variable. A server crowdsources information on the user-initiated re-writing from the plurality of portable electronic devices through a cellular communication network.
Sony Corporation

Communication identification between portable electronic devices and a motor vehicle

A method for initiating a projection session between one of a plurality devices and an infotainment system of a motor vehicle includes establishing communications with each of the plurality of mobile devices. Each of the plurality of devices is identified against a predetermined priority, such that each of the plurality of devices identified with a predetermined priority is assigned the predetermined priority.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Access control using portable electronic devices

An access control system is configured to detect the presence of a portable electronic device carried by a user in a first area. The access control system sends an access code to the device.
Inevtio Ag

Attract based on mobile device

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 detect the presence of portable electronic devices and determine their locations in a casino environment and determine whether to initiate an attract feature.
Igt

Portable electronic device with two-piece housing

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



Portable Electronic Devices topics:
  • Portable Electronic Devices
  • Portable Electronic Device
  • Electronic Device
  • Mobile Phones
  • Mobile Phone
  • Transmitter
  • Smart Phone
  • Access Point
  • Form Factor
  • Computing Device
  • Computer Readable
  • Localization
  • User Input
  • Application Program
  • Led Device


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