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Message-triggered voice command interface in portable electronic devices

Message-triggered voice command interface in portable electronic devices

Methods for controlling a remote flashlight source provided by a peer portable electronic device in a wireless…

Methods for controlling a remote flashlight source provided by a peer portable electronic device in a wireless…

Methods for controlling a remote flashlight source provided by a peer portable electronic device in a wireless…

System and method for providing a universal electronic wallet

Date/App# patent app List of recent Portable Electronic Devices-related patents
11/20/14
20140340839
 Handheld mount and stand assembly for portable electronic devices patent thumbnailnew patent Handheld mount and stand assembly for portable electronic devices
A handheld mount assembly for portable electronic device includes a pistol style grip and suction cup assembly. The mount assembly functions as a gripping device for handheld use, a hands free stand, and a recharging station.
11/13/14
20140337028
 Message-triggered voice command interface in portable electronic devices patent thumbnailMessage-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.
11/13/14
20140333826
 Methods for controlling a remote flashlight source provided by a peer portable electronic device in a wireless communications system and portable electronic devices utilizing the same patent thumbnailMethods for controlling a remote flashlight source provided by a peer portable electronic device in a wireless communications system and portable electronic devices utilizing the same
A wireless communications system. A first portable electronic device collects environment information via an image sensor, transmits the environment information to a second portable electronic device, and activates a flashlight in response to a flashlight assistant request signal for assisting in a photographic operation of the second portable electronic device.
10/30/14
20140324691
 System and method for providing a universal electronic wallet patent thumbnailSystem and method for providing a universal electronic wallet
A system and method for providing a universal electronic wallet is provided. In one embodiment portable electronic devices are deployed having a universal wallet application and a wallet data file associated with the application.
10/30/14
20140322590
 Reducing pouch thicknesses in battery cells for portable electronic devices patent thumbnailReducing pouch thicknesses in battery cells for portable electronic devices
The disclosed embodiments provide a battery cell. The battery cell includes a set of layers including a cathode with an active coating, a separator, and an anode with an active coating.
10/23/14
20140316230
 Methods and devices for brain activity monitoring supporting mental state development and training patent thumbnailMethods and devices for brain activity monitoring supporting mental state development and training
With explosive penetration of portable electronic devices (peds) recent focus into consumer eeg devices has been to bring advantages including localized wireless interfacing, portability, and a low-cost high-performance electronics platform to host the processing algorithms to bear. However, most development continues to focus on brain-controlled video games which are nearly identical to those created for earlier, more stationary consumer eeg devices and personal eeg is treated as of a novelty or toy.
10/23/14
20140312093
 Accessory pocket system patent thumbnailAccessory pocket system
An accessory pocket system that provides a slim, secure pocket that attaches to a belt loop. The pocket system according to the present invention allows a user to insert documents, credit cards, money and in one particular embodiment a smart phone for safekeeping.
10/23/14
20140312092
 Accessory pocket system patent thumbnailAccessory pocket system
An accessory pocket system providing a slim, secure pocket that attaches to a belt. The accessory pocket system allows a user to insert documents, credit cards, money and in one particular embodiment a mobile device for safekeeping.
10/16/14
20140308597
 Steam reforming of methanol patent thumbnailSteam reforming of methanol
The invention provides a process for producing h2 by steam reforming of methanol, which process comprises contacting a gas phase comprising (a) ch3oh and (b) h20 with a solid catalyst, which solid catalyst comprises a mixed metal oxide, which mixed metal oxide comprises copper, zinc and gallium, wherein the atomic percentage of copper relative to the total number of metal atoms in the oxide is from 20 at. % to 55 at.
10/16/14
20140306661
 Convenient docks for directly charging handheld electronic devices patent thumbnailConvenient docks for directly charging handheld electronic devices
Docks for directly charging portable electronic devices, without need for media content communication across the dock-based connection, may be implemented in manually accessible wall socket arrangements and convenient power strips. Accessories such as connector cables and plug-in docks are not required.
10/16/14
20140305985
Apparatus for improving the interchangeability of portable electronic devices amongst various supports and related methods
Disclosed are apparatus and related methods of interchangeably securing (a) portable electronic devices or (b) portable electronic devices that are housed within protective cases to one more supports. In one embodiment, the apparatus may be a holster with a coupling means for removably securing the holster to a support (e.g., a clip, armband, or vehicle mount) that features cooperating coupling means.
10/16/14
20140305701
Non-planar folding accessory cable for portable electronic devices
Embodiments of the invention provide a folding cable. One embodiment includes stiff sections of the cable linked by flexible joints.
10/16/14
20140305673
Folding accessory cable for portable electronic devices
Embodiments of the invention provide a folding cable. One embodiment includes stiff sections of the cable linked by flexible joints.
10/09/14
20140301574
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.
10/09/14
20140300720
Portable electronic devices with integrated imaging capabilities
A portable electronic device (e.g., smart phone or tablet computer) is provided for generating and displaying images (e.g., 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional images) of an imaging target such as a human body. The portable electronic device may include imaging elements configured to receive radiation signals transmitted through and/or reflected by the imaging target, an imaging interface, and one or more processors.
10/09/14
20140299372
Link for battery power transfer between portable electronic devices
A system and method for transferring battery power transfer between portable electronic devices is disclosed herein. Specifically, a battery to battery transfer system and method is disclosed, in which a first portable electronic device comprising a first battery and a second portable electronic device and a second portable electronic device comprising a second battery are connected by a connecting device capable of attaching said both portable electronic devices and transferring power from the first battery to the second battery.
10/02/14
20140298371
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.
10/02/14
20140298267
Navigation of list items on portable electronic devices
Various techniques of navigation of messages or other items in a list are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a user navigation input to a list of messages displayed on the portable electronic device and detecting user intention to access additional messages in the list based on the received user navigation input.
10/02/14
20140295063
Method of manufacturing a capacative touch sensor circuit using a roll-to-roll process to print a conductive microscopic patterns on a flexible dielectric substrate
Mutual capacitance touch sensor circuits are used in manufacturing displays, including touch screen displays, such as led, lcd, plasma, 3d, and other displays used in computing as well as stationary and portable electronic devices. A flexographic printing process may be used, for example, in a roll to roll handling system to print geometric patterns on a substrate, for example, a flexible dielectric substrate.
10/02/14
20140290315
Pulling locking device
A pulling locking device has a cord, a lock module, an engaging seat and a mounting seat. The lock module, the engaging seat and the mounting seat are mounted around the cord.
09/25/14
20140285714
Portable electronic device and display method
A portable electronic device includes an earphone jack, a display, a video card, a switch, a conversion module, and a transmission module. The video card converts digital video signals into analog video signals and sends the analog video signals to the display.
09/18/14
20140274342
Adaptive mobile device gaming system
Embodiments disclosed herein concern mobile gaming environments. Portable electronic devices can be supported by the mobile gaming environments.
09/18/14
20140266029
Sweep frequency for multiple magnetic resonant power transmission using alternating frequencies
A power transmission pad is configured to provide wireless power transmission to multiple portable electronic devices where each device is orientation-free relative to the pad. The power transmission pad is also configured to be power adaptive by changing the power transmission level depending on the number of devices being concurrently charged.
09/18/14
20140266027
Sweep frequency mode for multiple magnetic resonant power transmission
A power transmission pad is configured to provide wireless power transmission to multiple portable electronic devices where each device is orientation-free relative to the pad. The power transmission pad is also configured to be power adaptive by changing the power transmission level depending on the number of devices being concurrently charged.
09/18/14
20140263487
System for integrating a portable electronic device with a bottle or arm holder and for modification of bottles
The present invention is drawn to a device for concurrently holding, displaying and transporting a combination of complementary devices, including one or more portable electronic devices with a water-type beverage bottle or arm holder and the modification of bottles such that on-screen touch operations with the device are readily made even when the device is attached to the body. Another embodiment is a water-type beverage bottle modified to contain internal baffles and attachment mechanisms..
09/18/14
20140262847
Case structures for portable electronic devices
A water-resistant casing for a portable electronic device is provided. The water-resistant casing may include a bottom cover.
09/18/14
20140261636
Stand-alone solar power charger directly coupling to portable electronic devices
A stand-alone solar power charger that may configured for direct coupling to a plurality of portable electronic devices. The solar power charger is particularized to power and/or charge an intended portable device or a set of intended portable devices having direct current (dc) load requirements.
09/18/14
20140260543
Method and apparatus for detecting moisture in portable electronic devices
The present invention provides a unique method and apparatus for the automatic detection of water in portable electronic devices, such as cell phones, digital music players, pagers, cameras, tablet computers and the like, after these units have been subjected to water, high-humidity conditions, or other unintended deleterious wetting agents that could render such devices inoperable. Such detection can be performed without any disassembly of the device required.
09/11/14
20140253991
Accessory for reflecting an image from a display screen of a portable electronic device
The invention generally relates to accessories for portable electronic devices that offer a screen for displaying the contents of a display of an electronic device. The invention provides, for an electronic device, an accessory that includes a reflective screen including a material such as a beam splitter to re-display the device display.
09/11/14
20140253735
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.
09/11/14
20140253443
Using portable electronic devices for user input
Various techniques of using a portable electronic device for user input are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method includes acquiring a sensor reading from an inertial measurement unit of the portable electronic device.
09/11/14
20140253040
Preventive balancing technique for battery packs in portable electronic devices
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that manages use of a battery pack in a portable electronic device. During operation, the system detects a characteristic of a battery bank in the battery pack that is associated with a gradual imbalance in the battery pack.
09/04/14
20140247404
Portable electronic device
Portable electronic devices are provided. A device may include cover glass with a light mask.
08/28/14
20140240150
Configurable buttons for electronic devices
Configurable buttons for electronic devices such as portable electronic devices are provided. A configurable button may have a button member that moves relative to a device housing when it is desired to activate a switch.
08/21/14
20140236808
Social networking system for users having portable electronic devices with gps capabilities and its associated method of operation
A system and method of operating a social network for individuals who have portable electronic devices that can calculate location using gps signals. A website is provided.
08/21/14
20140235357
Method and terminal for game data communication
A method for controlling game data communication between portable electronic devices includes receiving one or more performance parameters from multiple portable electronic devices as slave devices. The method also includes determining whether the portable electronic device satisfies performance criteria with respect to the multiple portable electronic devices.
08/21/14
20140235163
Data transport in portable electronic devices
The described embodiments relate generally to a dielectric wave guide interconnect for an electronic device including a first routing circuit, a second routing circuit, and a dielectric wave guide coupling the first routing circuit to the second routing circuit. The interconnect may also include a first coupling element securing a first end of the dielectric wave guide proximal to the first routing circuit and a conductive element to insulate the dielectric wave guide from radio-frequency (rf) signals.
08/21/14
20140232657
Method and system for integrating haptic feedback into portable electronic devices
Methods for creating a haptic effect script for an application and producing haptic effects in response to an event occurring in an application are described creating the haptic script includes launching an application, launching a scripting engine, monitoring a dynamic memory footprint for the application, receiving an indication of an event occurrence in the application, and determining changes to one or more values stored within the dynamic memory footprint that indicate the event occurrence. To produce the haptic effects, during execution and running of the application the dynamic memory footprint is monitored for value changes associated with an event occurrence as defined by the haptic event script and, if it is determined an event has occurred, the haptic script is executed to product a haptic effect signal..
08/21/14
20140232320
Unit
Increasing numbers of users across the world are increasingly wedded to their electronic devices, particularly portable electronic devices such as laptops, netbooks, portable gaming machines, smartphones or more generally cellphones. Accordingly the present invention provides a unit for charging mobile devices, comprising at least one lockable compartment, at least two charge points for connection of a device to the unit in order to allow charging, a canopy, and power supply..
08/14/14
20140225711
Automatic portable electronic device configuration
A network- and/or client-side device configuration system facilitates automatic configuration of portable electronic devices. Predetermined configuration parameters for a particular portable electronic device are generated and stored.
08/07/14
20140221018
Media data exchange transfer or delivery for portable electronic devices
Methods and systems that facilitate data delivery to electronic devices are disclosed. One aspect pertains to data delivery to electronic devices that are portable, such as, mobile devices.
08/07/14
20140218305
Accessory enclosure and input device
The present invention is generally directed to a case for portable electronic devices. The case includes a body having a receiving portion for releasably receiving a portable electronic device.
08/07/14
20140217981
Charging station for portable electronic devices
A charging station for portable electronic devices 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 devices to the wall in a position that the portable electronic devices can be viewed and operated while recharging. When more than one suction cup is provided they can be secured in laterally spaced-apart positions so that multiple portable electronic devices can be secured side-by-side for recharging or more than one suction cup can secure a portable electronic device.
08/07/14
20140216306
Neck harness sling hand free reversible desk
The present invention relates generally to a portable support plane, and more particularly to a neck harness sling that goes on a user's neck and suspends a rectangular reversible plane that provides a hands free, stable surface that supports portable electronic devices including but not limited to tablets and smartphones, or legal pads about a user's neck for convenient writing, typing or texting while walking, sitting, standing or reclining.. .
07/24/14
20140204506
Bouncing case for portable electronic devices and bouncing portable electronic device
A bouncing case to convert impact kinetic energy into elastic potential energy is provided. The bouncing case has a housing and multiple bouncing elements.
07/24/14
20140203780
System and method for active charge and discharge current balancing in multiple parallel-connected battery packs
Methods and systems are presented for charging and/or discharging multiple parallel-connected battery packs in portable electronic devices, in which a charging or discharging current of a second battery pack is regulated based at least in part on a charging or discharging current of a first battery pack.. .
07/24/14
20140203757
Decorative object with a charging device
An apparatus is presented for using decorative objects having charging capabilities for charging battery operated electronic devices (such as portable and/or wireless/mobile devices) in public places. According to one embodiment, the apparatus for charging battery operated portable electronic devices may comprise a decorative unit, a power unit (power bank) comprising one or more accumulator batteries and configured to recharge one or more battery operated devices external to the apparatus.
07/17/14
20140199943
Method and apparatus for transferring content between portable electronic devices
A method and device for transferring content between electronic devices are provided. The method of transferring a content file in a communication device includes receiving information related to the content file from a portable electronic device through near field communication, receiving the content file from the portable electronic device through a second communication channel, and transferring the received information related to the content file and the content file to another communication device through a first communication channel..
07/10/14
20140192426
Adjustable and replaceable lens structure for portable electronic devices
A movable and replaceable lens structure for electronic devices has a lens-mounting body mounted on and electrically connected with a electronic device, and a movable lens module mounted on the lens-mounting body and having a movable mechanism mounted on the lens-mounting body or a housing of the electronic device. The movable lens module has a movable mechanism mounted on the lens-mounting body or the housing of the electronic device.
07/10/14
20140191706
Article of clothing and related methods
A device for charging portable electronic devices via a motorcycle, said device comprising: (a) a connector for a portable electronic device; and (b) said connector electrically connected to a vehicle's battery.. .
07/10/14
20140191005
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.
07/03/14
20140186807
Methods, systems, and devices for multi-user 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.
07/03/14
20140185856
Lanyards for portable electronic devices
A lanyard assembly for securing a portable electronic device relative to a user. The lanyard assembly can include an i/o device, an electrical conductor, and a multi-ended portion.
06/26/14
20140181857
Electronic device and method of controlling smart televisions
In a method of controlling a smart television (tv), one or more portable electronic device are authenticated to control the smart tv. When more than one authenticated portable electronic devices send a power-on signal to the smart tv, a normal mode is executed.
06/26/14
20140177160
Chip card holder for portable electronic devices
A chip card holder includes a housing, a receiving frame, an elastic member, a tray, and a protective cover. The housing defines two holes.
06/26/14
20140176295
Shock proof system for portable electronic devices
A shock proof system includes a detecting module, a receiving module, a sensing module, and a protecting module. The detecting module is used to output a protecting signal.
06/26/14
20140175031
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.
06/19/14
20140168212
Three-dimensional scanning using existing sensors on portable electronic devices
The disclosed embodiments provide a method and system for operating a portable electronic device. The portable electronic device includes a camera that obtains a set of images and one or more inertial sensors that obtain inertial data associated with the portable electronic device.
06/19/14
20140167923
Reader device for radio frequency identification transponder with transponder functionality
A reader device for radio frequency identification transponders, which implements enhanced radio frequency identification transponder functionality. The reader device is capable of serving as a radio frequency identification transponder.
06/19/14
20140166707
Apparatus with rotating disc for electronic devices and the like
It is one aspect of the present invention to provide a novel case apparatus designed for portable electronic devices and the like. In preferred embodiments, a strap is configured to secure the apparatus to the hand or other body part of a user while allowing the user rotate the electronic device and apparatus 360 degrees and slide the device back and forth in at least one direction.
06/19/14
20140166658
Latch and carry detachable messenger bag and shoulder strap assembly for personal electronic devices
A carrying case assembly for portable electronic devices includes a carrying case that has: an exterior casing that creates a compartment for receiving a portable electronic device; means for securing the portable electronic device within the compartment; and a first component of an interlocking mechanism attached to a surface of the exterior casing and utilized to hang the carrying case on a user wearable strap configured with a second component of the interlocking mechanism. The assembly further includes a holding latch having: (i) a first connecting section that securely attaches the holding latch to the user wearable strap; and (ii) a second connecting section serving as the second component of the interlocking mechanism, which receives the first component attached to the surface of the carrying case and enables the carrying case to be fixably and removably attached to the user wearable device via the holding latch..
06/19/14
20140166192
Method of manufacturing a flexible portable electronic device
Joining and welding the first overmoulded impermeable plastic strip to the second decorated impermeable plastic strip, and then in cutting out and releasing the portable electronic devices.. .
06/12/14
20140162768
Methods and apparatus for 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.
06/12/14
20140162616
Apparatus and method for 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 a left speaker. The accessory has a sender for initiating transmission of an rf test signal at the portable electronic device.
06/12/14
20140162558
Portable electronic devices, and methods of peer-to-peer communication of media between the same
A wireless media player and a related system and methodology are disclosed. One aspect of the wireless media player system pertains to a virtual connector system, apparatus, and method for the automatic establishment of wireless connectivity with other electronic devices.
06/12/14
20140162239
Systems and methods for interactive, real-time tablet-based tutoring
A peer-to-peer tutoring system is provided for use between touch screen portable electronic devices. The system provides a dynamic, real-time interactive session between a tutor and a student using a virtual whiteboard, real-time messaging and voice communications.
06/12/14
20140159980
Radio frequency emission guard for portable wireless electronic device
A radio frequency and electromagnetic emission shield employed on wireless personal and portable electronic devices, containing one or more layers of radio frequency (rf) or electromagnetic (em) screening material, shielding the user from harmful rf or em radiation, or a redirection antenna that receives all rf signals, and redirects those signals away from the user. The rf emission shield may be contained within a plurality of outer layers, providing a secure fit to a wireless electronic device and an outer layer providing an easy grip for the user..
06/12/14
20140159638
Portable energy harvesting, storing, and charging device
Embodiments of the present invention may provide a portable energy harvesting, energy storage and battery charging device. The portable device consistent with embodiments of the invention may be worn as, for example, a wrist application.
06/12/14
20140159637
Portable energy harvesting, storing, and charging device
Embodiments of the present invention may provide a portable energy harvesting, energy storage and battery charging device. The portable device consistent with embodiments of the invention may be worn as, for example, a wrist application.
06/12/14
20140157619
Dryer for portable electronics
Systems and methods are described for conductively heated vacuum-based drying of portable electronic devices. For example, a portable electronic device that has been exposed to excessive liquid is placed inside a drying chamber.


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