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 Portable electronic devices with integrated image/video compositing patent thumbnailPortable 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 patent thumbnailMethod 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 patent thumbnailMount 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 patent thumbnailMethod 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 patent thumbnailCommunication 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 patent thumbnailAccess 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 patent thumbnailAttract 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 patent thumbnailPortable electronic device with two-piece housing
portable electronic devices are provided. Each device may be formed from two parts.
Apple Inc.


 Initiating live presentation content sharing via radio frequency beacons patent thumbnailInitiating live presentation content sharing via radio frequency beacons
Systems, methods, and modes are disclosed for live presentation sharing between meeting presenter's and meeting attendees' portable electronic devices during a meeting, and more specifically for viewing presentation content on a portable electronic device displayed on a meeting room display during a meeting. The system comprises a presentation gateway configured for receiving and transmitting presentation content to a meeting room display during a meeting.
Crestron Electronics, Inc.


 Emailing or texting as communication between mobile device and egm patent thumbnailEmailing or texting as communication between mobile device and egm
A gaming system compatible with patron-controlled portable electronic devices, such as smart phones or tablet computers, is described. Via e-mailing or texting, a server can mediate communications between a user-controlled device, such as a mobile device, and an egm.
Igt


Portable charging station and charging portable electronic devices


The present invention is directed to an apparatus and a method for charging a portable electrical device that features a switching system to selectively place an electrical storage subsystem in electrical communication with a source of light and a photovoltaic transducer. In one embodiment, the source of light is configured to direct optical energy upon a mounting surface and the photovoltaic transducer include optical sensors disposed on a sensing surface of the apparatus disposed opposite to the mounting surface.

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.


Insert molding around glass members for portable electronic devices


An electronic device having an enclosure formed from at least one glass cover and a peripheral structure formed adjacent the periphery of the glass cover is disclosed. The peripheral structure can be secured adjacent to the glass cover with an adhesive.
Apple Inc.


Banded holder with cradle


This disclosure relates generally to an apparatus for retaining a portable electronic device on the body of a user. The apparatus includes a cradle with at least two securing regions that stretch to retain portions of front, back, and side portions of an electronic device.
Otter Products, Llc


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.

Emergency information access on portable electronic devices


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


Protective implement for electronic devices


A protective implement for portable electronic devices such as, but not limited to, smartphones, tablets and laptops includes a set of self-holding protective members that fit tightly on the corners of an electronic device without the need for tools or adhesives. Each protective member fits onto a respective corner of the electronic device and includes a shell formed of a generally rigid material (e.g., plastic, polycarbonate, abs, silicon, metals, or wood) and an inner shock absorbing material such as, but not limited to, a rubber-like material that frictionally engages the top and bottom of the electronic device at the corner.

Cooler with integrated audio system and power station


A cooler is divided into distinct, watertight compartments. A first, lower compartment is defined within a main housing section and receives items to be insulated from an ambient environment.

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.

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Adjustable support assemblies for portable electronic devices


Described are adjustable support assemblies that include a base (16), a support platform (14) elastically coupled to the base, and a slide bar (12) elastically coupled to a pair of tracks on the base, wherein the adjustable support assembly is positioned within a recess (62) of a passenger seat back (64) and at least partially surrounded by a shroud (72) so that only portions of the support platform and the slide bar extend through the shroud, wherein the adjustable support assembly is configured to securely hold portable electronic devices having a range of heights, widths, and thicknesses.. .

Method and intrinsically safe circuit board arrangement for portable electronic devices


A method and circuit board arrangement for an intrinsically safe portable device includes two or more circuit boards having a frame structure that forms a contiguous boundary around a space between the circuit boards. In the space there are circuit components mounted on both circuit boards, and a connector that connect the two circuit boards.
Motorola Solutions, Inc


Data replication among portable electronic devices


Various embodiments of systems and methods for replicating data included in a portable electronic device to a new portable electronic device are described herein. Initially a copy of data, including an application, stored in the portable electronic device is generated.

Systems and methods for providing location services for a welding power supply


Embodiments described herein include wireless control of a welding power supply via portable electronic devices, such as dedicated original equipment manufacturer (oem) welding remote devices, cellular radio telephones, satellite radio telephones, laptops computers, tablet computers, and so forth. 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.


Accessory mount for portable electronic devices


An accessory mount for a portable electronic device includes: a main body including first and second legs which meet at mutual proximate ends thereof so as to form an l-shape; a first flange disposed at a distal end of the first leg that extends away from the first leg in a direction opposite to the second leg; and a second flange disposed at a distal end of the second leg that extends away from the second leg in a direction opposite to the first leg.. .

Capture portable electronic devices


A capture apparatus and method for safely picking up and moving a portable electronic device into a fire containment case. The apparatus includes a tray portion having a rectangular base, opposing sides orthogonal to the base, tapered rod attached to the rectangular base between the opposing sides, and slide rails attached to the opposing sides.
Highwater Innovations, Llc


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


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


Systems and apparatuses for positioning and displaying a mobile device


Holding apparatuses accommodate mobile devices for display and/or interaction in set positions. Apparatuses include a stand and a moveable holder to which a mobile device secures.

Portable device interface methods and systems


Whilst portable electronic devices such as smartphones have become ubiquitous for billions of users their primarily uses are consuming content or generating limited low complexity data. In contrast, laptops, desktop pcs etc.
Bluink Ltd.


Apparatus and full-orientation over-the-air charging in portable electronic devices


An apparatus and method for full-orientation over-the-air charging includes a receiver coil associated with a portable electronic device for wireless charging; and a repeater coil associated with a device selectively configured to engage or support the portable electronic device for wireless charging, wherein the device is one of a cover, holster, or case for the portable electronic device; wherein, when the device is selectively engaged or supporting the portable electronic device, a portion of the repeater coil overlaps a portion of the receiver coil forming a magnetic coupling therebetween and supporting wireless charging of the portable electronic device in a plurality of orientations of the portable electronic device relative to a transmitter coil.. .
Motorola Solutions, Inc


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


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.
Thales Avionics, Inc.


Antenna swapping methods including comparing performance characteristics of first and second antennas, and related portable electronic devices


An antenna switching method includes tuning respective signals provided to first and second antennas in a portable electronic device to at least one frequency band. The method may also include connecting the first antenna to an uplink signal path that is for transmissions through the first and second antennas, and performing impedance matching for the first antenna.
Sony Corporation


Selectable coil array


An inductive wireless power system using an array of coils with the ability to dynamically select which coils are energized. The coil array can determine the position of and provide power to one or more portable electronic devices positioned on the charging surface.
Access Business Group International Llc


Data distribution to portable electronic devices


Various embodiments of systems and methods for data distribution to portable electronic devices are described herein. Initially a data server receives a data download request from one or more portable electronic devices.

Power management systems for product demonstration fixtures


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


Accessory for portable electronic devices


An insert accessory for a portable electronic device that allows a user to hold an electronic device configured with the insert accessory using only a finger and the palm of the hand in order to free up use of user's thumb in order to interact with the portable electronic device using only one hand. The insert accessory is adhered to the back surface of a portable electronic device and has a movable finger sized tab that rotates sufficiently to allow a finger to pass through the tab and enable the user to hold the portable electronic device without the use of his or her thumb.

Chair mountable audio and charging system for mobile and portable electronic devices


A portable chair mountable audio system having at least one wireless speaker capable of wirelessly connecting to a mobile electronic device and a fixture for housing the at least one wireless speaker. The fixture includes a mounting element for mounting the fixture to a backrest of a chair, the mounting element being capable of allowing the fixture to be mounted at any position along the backrest of the chair..

Battery charger for portable electronic devices and portable electronic device using the same


A battery charger for portable electronic devices and a portable electronic device are disclosed. In one embodiment, a battery charger housing forms a portion of an outer device shell or a protective case cover.

Maintaining sets of cable components used for wired analysis, charging, or other interaction with portable electronic devices


A machine for processing electronic devices in accordance with a particular embodiment of the present technology includes a cable system at least partially disposed within a housing. The cable system can include a hub, a plurality of cable components detachably coupled to the hub, and a drive mechanism operably connected to the plurality of cable components.
Ecoatm, Inc.


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Correcting for poll bias


In order to conduct polls that are responded to by a target audience, a computer system (such as a server) provides portable electronic devices (such as cellular telephones) associated with users, different versions of a poll, where a given version of the poll includes a query and predefined potential answers. Then, the computer system receives, from at least a subset of the portable electronic devices, responses to the versions of the poll, where a given response includes at least one of the predefined potential answers as a selected answer.
Brilliant Lime, Inc.


Navigating through information based on poll responses


In order to facilitate user navigation through information, a computer system (such as a server) provides polls to portable electronic devices (such as cellular telephones) associated with users, where a given poll includes a query and predefined potential answers. Then, the computer system receives, from at least a subset of the portable electronic devices, responses to the polls, where a given response includes at least one of the predefined potential answers as a selected answer.
Brilliant Lime, Inc.


Dynamic polling based on location and time


In order to conduct a poll, a computer system (such as a server) identifies a subset of users based on their current locations, the current time and/or predefined profiles of the users (which specify user preferences and demographic information). Then, the computer system provides, to the portable electronic devices (such as cellular telephones) associated with the identified subset of the users, the poll with a query and predefined potential answers.
Brilliant Lime, Inc.


Portable multifunctional multimedia device for personal services industry and mounting system and methods of use


A novel portable mountable multimedia device for improving client experiences in a personal services industry can be detachably mounted to a tool used by the service provider, such as a hair clipper for a barber. The device comprises a processor, data storage, memory, video display and speakers, as well as a data input module, and can accommodate a library of electronic media files.

Mount for portable electronic devices


A mount 290 for a portable electronic device 201 comprises a support cradle 202 arranged to engage against a surface of a device 201 mounted thereto. The support cradle 202 comprises a power connector having one or more electrical contacts to deliver electrical power to the device 201.
Tomtom Software Ltd.


Charging techniques for solid-state batteries in portable electronic devices


The disclosed embodiments provide a system that manages use of a solid-state battery in a portable electronic device. During operation, the system monitors a temperature of the solid-state battery during use of the solid-state battery with the portable electronic device.
Apple Inc.


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


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.


Multi-functional high-capacity portable power charger


A portable charger is capable of jump starting a 12v car battery as well as charging 5v portable electronic devices. The charger includes a charger battery; a power supply operatively connected with the charger battery; at least one usb output jack operatively connected with the power supply for providing +5v usb power; and positive and negative jumper cable jacks operatively connected with the power supply for providing +12 v dc power to jump start a vehicle battery..
Halo2cloud, Llc


Dock for portable electronic devices


This document generally describes docking stations for portable computing devices with one or more of a variety of features, such as a near horizontal tray into which a portable computing device can be placed (e.g., a tray with an angle between 5-25 degrees from horizontal), embedded microphones and/or speakers, and/or input jacks for external microphones and/or speakers. The docking station may include one or more wireless charging modules, and may be configured to support multiple portable electronic devices..
Vieira Systems Inc.


Station for disinfecting and charging multiple portable electronic devices


Provided is a system for holding a plurality of chargeable portable electronic devices having an enclosure providing a compartment. At least one tray is positioned in the compartment, wherein each tray includes a plurality of slots for receiving the portable electronic devices.
Afc Trident, Inc.


Safety circuit for multi-function portable power charger


A safety circuit is provided for a portable charger having a charger battery operatively connected by a power supply to positive and negative jumper cable jacks capable of jump starting a 12v car battery as well as at least one usb port capable of charging 5v portable electronic devices. The safety circuit includes a jump start relay operatively connecting the power supply to the positive and negative jumper cable jacks; a microprocessor, and a voltage input analyzer operatively connected with the microprocessor to enable or disable the jump start relay..
Halo2cloud


Project egm display onto mobile device


A gaming system including electronic gaming machines (egms) compatible with patron-controlled portable electronic devices, such as smart phones or tablet computers, is described. Egms within the gaming system can be configured to establish communications with portable electronic devices.
Igt


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.

System for control and operation of electronic devices


The present invention relates to the control and operation of cellular telephones and other portable electronic devices, and particularly to improvements in the functionality of those devices for use in conjunction with a variety of sports and recreational activities.. .

Portable electronic devices and methods for operating user interfaces


A portable electronic device includes a display unit, a touch sensing module and a processing unit. The display unit displays a user interface.
Acer Incorporated


Graphene heat dissipators in portable electronic devices


The disclosed embodiments relate to techniques for facilitating thermal transfer in a portable electronic device. The portable electronic device includes a battery pack, which further includes a battery cell.
Apple Inc.


Support mechanism for portable electronic devices


The present invention relates to a support mechanism that could be attached to or integrated with portable electronic devices, such as laptop computers and portable digital video disc (dvd) players, wherein such mechanism enables the user to adjust the tilt of his/her portable device with reference to the surface of his/her working space. The mechanism of the present invention comprises at least one movable supporting member; at least one joint; and at least one fixing means, wherein said joint connects the movable supporting member to a bottom surface of a portable electronic device.

Handheld game controller assembly adapted to combine with various portable electronic devices


A handheld game controller assembly adapted to combine with various portable electronic devices includes a game controller, a receiving receptacle, and an external retaining device. The game controller has a pair of holding portions and a transversal portion arranged between the holding portions.
Dexin Corporation


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


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


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Methods 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


Business 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.

Tray 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


Portable 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.


Portable 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.

Electronic 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.


External 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.

Wireless payment method and systems


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

Dynamic 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.


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


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.

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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


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


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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..

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.


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.


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


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.


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.

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.


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.


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.

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


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.

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.

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.



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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