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455 - Telecommunications

455073000 - TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER AT SAME STATION (E.G., TRANSCEIVER)

455550100 - Radiotelephone equipment detail

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
455575400 Slidable type 221
455575300 Foldable type 141
455575700 Having specific antenna arrangement 87
455575800 Protective cover 68
455575200 Headgear 32
455575500 Antenna shielding 22
455575600 Attached or connected to user 14
455575900 In vehicle 9
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20110177849MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE ANTENNA ASSEMBLY WITH FLOATING DIRECTOR ELEMENTS ON FLEXIBLE SUBSTRATE AND RELATED METHODS - A mobile wireless communications device may include a portable housing, a circuit board carried by the portable housing and comprising a ground plane, and wireless communications circuitry carried by the circuit board. The device may also include an antenna assembly carried by the housing. The antenna assembly may include a flexible substrate, an electrically conductive antenna element on the flexible substrate and connected to the wireless communications circuitry and the ground plane, and at least one pair of floating, electrically conductive director elements on opposite sides of the flexible substrate for directing a beam pattern of the antenna element.07-21-2011
20080268921Portable Terminal Apparatus - A portable terminal apparatus where a talking can be speedily switched to that using a bone conduction speaker even in the talking. In this device, an upper housing (10-30-2008
20130079066Mobile Device Support System, Apparatus and Method - A system and apparatus for supporting a mobile electronic device in vertical and horizontal orientations, the mobile device having a front with a viewing screen, a back, a top end, a bottom end, a left side and a right side, and a single, continuous frame affixed to the mobile device and having first, second, third and fourth pivots each located proximate to the top end, the bottom end, the left side and the right side, respectively. The frame is preferably formed of a rigid material such as metal or plastic that substantially maintains its shapes notwithstanding repeated deformation and is configured to bend away from the mobile device along the first and second pivot points and along the third and fourth pivot points while retaining its rectangular shape to support the mobile device in different orientations for a reasonable period of use.03-28-2013
20130079068OPTICAL ELECTRONIC PACKAGE - A package includes a substrate with an attached emitting IC chip and receiving IC chip. The emitting IC chip includes an optical emitter, and the receiving IC chip includes a main optical sensor and a secondary optical sensor. A case is provided with a bottom portion and a peripheral wall portion to cover the IC chips, wherein the edge of the peripheral wall portion is mounted to the substrate. The bottom portion of the case includes a main opening above the main optical sensor and a secondary opening above the optical emitter. An opaque material is interposed between the case and the receiving IC chip to isolate the main optical sensor from the secondary optical sensor and delimiting a chamber containing the secondary optical sensor and the optical emitter. The chamber is optically isolated from the main optical sensor and main opening, and may be filled with a transparent material.03-28-2013
20100075725Internet Telephone - An Internet telephone includes a main body and a function module. The main body includes a recess. One side of the function module has a first function section, and the other side has a second function section. The function module is electrically connected with the main body through an end of the first function section while the function module is assembled into the recess and exposes the first function section. Furthermore, the function module can be flipped to expose the second function section before assembling into the recess and electrically connected with the main body through an and of the second function module.03-25-2010
20120244917MOBILE TELEPHONE - A mobile telephone includes a cartilage conduction unit for making contact with the ear cartilage. The cartilage conduction unit is provided to at least one of two corner parts at an upper side of the mobile telephone. The mobile telephone can include a surface of an outer wall and a cartilage conduction vibration source arranged inward from the surface of the outer wall, the vibration of the cartilage conduction vibration source being transmitted to the surface of the outer wall, wherein when the surface of the outer wall is brought into contact with at least a part of the ear cartilage around the entrance part to the external auditory meatus without making contact with the auricular helix, the sound pressure inside the external auditory meatus at about 1 cm from the entrance part of the external auditory meatus has an at least 10 dB increase compared to the non-contact state.09-27-2012
20130184037BASE STATIONS FOR SUPPORTING DEVICES - Base stations for supporting a device, including a base member defining a cavity and a recess to receive and support the device, the recess including a floor and a back wall, a male plug connector mounted in the cavity in a position extending into the floor of the recess to selectively engage the device when the device is supported in the recess, and an adjustable support system configured to selectively extend to multiple positions in the recess to support the device from one of the multiple positions within the recess. In some examples, the base station includes a track system moveably supporting the male plug connector at multiple distances from the back wall of the recess to support the device in cooperation with the back wall from different positions within the recess.07-18-2013
20130079067SUBLIMATION COATED CASE FOR CELL PHONE - A decorative case is provided for a cellular phone having a predetermined shape. The case has a back portion, opposing sides and opposing ends configured to closely fit over the back and sides of the cellular phone. The back portion has an outwardly facing, substantially flat portion. A supporting sheet has an inner surface adhered to the substantially flat portion and has an outward facing portion having a sublimation image thereon. The image is personally selected by the owner of the case. The supporting sheet is made of metal.03-28-2013
20130040712WIRELESS TERMINAL - A wireless terminal includes a first hinge and a second hinge, each of which connects the first housing and the second housing rotatably connected to the first housing. A metal plate is arranged within the first housing, and a circuit board that is arranged within the second housing. The first hinge and the second hinge are arranged with a given gap therebetween. The first hinge is electrically connected to a first radio unit arranged on the circuit board. The second hinge is electrically connected to a second radio unit which is arranged on the circuit board and which is different from the first radio unit. A gap between the first hinge and the metal plate is smaller than a gap between the second hinge and the metal plate.02-14-2013
20100113108ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes an outer case having a sound hole, an acoustic unit included in the outer case in a position corresponding to a position of the sound hole, a sheet member provided between the acoustic unit and the outer case in a position corresponding to the position of the sound hole, and placed over the acoustic unit to cover an outside of an outer edge of the acoustic unit, a mounting portion circumferentially provided on an outer peripheral portion of the sheet member and mounted to the outer case, and an extension portion that extends the mounting portion toward an inner periphery thereof on a side of the sheet member facing the acoustic unit and to which the acoustic unit is mounted.05-06-2010
20090156272MOBILE TERMINAL - Disclosed is a mobile terminal including a ring section having a plurality of operation devices provided on a substantially circular enclosure, a terminal body section having at least a display device,a pair of hinge sections which have a rotation axis substantially parallel to a tangent line of a ring circumference direction of the ring section and rotatably journal the terminal body section at a rotation angle of at least 90 degrees with respect to the ring section, and a body-ring interface section which performs at least signal transmission between the ring section and the terminal body section.06-18-2009
20100105451SIDE KEY SEAL FOR A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A seal section for a side key of a portable electronic device is provided contiguously with a main seal. The seal section includes a flexible exterior and an exposed portion, the exposed portion facing the device exterior toward an adjacent side key. The flexible exterior also includes an extension opposite the exposed portion that extends inward toward the interior of the device. When a user depresses a side key, the inward movement of the side key is transmitted through the seal section via the exposed portion and inward extension. The inward movement of the side key is thus transmitted through the seal section to a switching element to convert the manual user input into an electrical input signal command. In this manner, side keys may be sealed without having to provide separate sealing elements, while maintaining the functionality of the side keys.04-29-2010
20130040711MOBILE TERMINAL - An input unit for an electronic device comprising a body, a first switch adjacent a first location of the body, a second switch adjacent a second location of the body, and a third switch adjacent a third location of the body. When the body moves in a first direction to a first position, the third switch generates a signal to activate a first operational mode and the first and second switches generate signals to perform first and second functions when the body moves in a second direction different from the first direction. When the body moves in the first direction to a second position, the third switch generates a signal to activate a second operational mode and the first and second switches generate signals to perform third and fourth functions when the body moves in the second direction.02-14-2013
20090124306PORTABLE TERMINAL - A portable terminal is capable of enhancing a Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) rating by having an arrangement to shift a peak region of an electromagnetic field occurring at the time of a wireless communication in a call mode, to a position far from a measuring region.05-14-2009
20090124305INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS - An information processing apparatus includes an external fit frame having a concave part for battery pack storage, a card storage slot provided on a plane surface formed from one side wall of the external fit frame in an external direction for inserting and removing an IC card, and a wing shaped locking member supported on a back side of the plane surface for IC card locking, in which while the battery pack is mounted to the storage concave part, one end part of a wing part of the locking member abuts to be engaged in one end edge of the battery pack via a first opening part provided on the one side wall, and a locking protrusion formed at another end part of the locking member protrudes from a second opening part provided to the plane surface in a periphery of the one side wall to lock the IC card.05-14-2009
20130045781MOBILE TERMINAL - A mobile terminal includes a terminal main body, a stereoscopic cover portion constituting at least on portion of the terminal main body, and a light emitting portion disposed close to any one side of the stereoscopic cover portion. In the mobile terminal, the stereoscopic cover portion includes first and second members formed transparent or translucent to cover each other, a lens array layer stacked between the first and second members and having convex or concave lenses disposed in a lattice form, a first pattern layer formed on any one surface of the first member, and a shielding wall disposed between the light emitting portion and the lens array layer so as to decrease the transmittance of light irradiated to the lens array layer from the light emitting portion. Accordingly, it is possible to provide a mobile terminal having an external appearance provided with various stereoscopic and visible effects.02-21-2013
20110003623MOBILE TERMINAL - Disclosed is a mobile terminal including a terminal main body formed with an accommodation chamber for accommodating a battery, a cover combined with the main body to cover the accommodation chamber and formed with a conductive material to transmit and receive radio electromagnetic waves, a circuit board formed with an electrical ground to process a signal corresponding to the radio electromagnetic waves, a feed connection portion electrically connecting the circuit board with the cover to allow the circuit board to feed power to the cover, and a ground connection portion electrically connecting the cover with the electrical ground to make a ground to the cover.01-06-2011
20090042623MOBILE TERMINAL AND NOISE PREVENTION STRUCTURE OF MOBILE TERMINAL - A microphone (02-12-2009
20090305753ROTARY COVER MECHANISM FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES - A rotary mechanism includes a base (12-10-2009
20090305751QWERTY-KEYBOARD FOR MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICES - The invention relates to a mobile communication device, with a casing and a keypad comprising a plurality of keys and a plurality of rotatable key elements comprising a protrusion. Each key element is adapted to depress a first key in a first direction, when rotated in a first rotating direction, and depress a second key in said first direction, when rotated in a second rotating direction. Each key element is adapted to be rotated in said first rotating direction upon application of a force onto the protrusion in a second direction. Each key element is adapted to be rotated in said second rotating direction upon application of a force onto the protrusion in a third direction. The second and third direction is opposite to each other, and the first direction is perpendicular to said second and said third direction.12-10-2009
20090305750Electronic Device, Cradle Device, and Audio System - An electronic device able to provide audio the same as that in a case where the electronic device is not placed in an audio output region of a speaker even in a case where the electronic device is placed in that region is provided. A cradle device 12-10-2009
20080311963Extensible Mobile Electronic Device - The present invention provides an extensible mobile electronic device with a housing, having a first housing element comprising a first front surface and a first rear surface and a second housing element, comprising a second front surface and a second rear surface. Said first housing element, and said second housing element are extensibly supported to each other, such that said first and second housing elements can adopt a retracted position and an extended position with respect to each other. In said retracted position said first housing element and said second housing element are located substantially on top of each other, said first rear surface conformingly adjoining said second front surface. In said extended position said first housing element is displaced with respect to said second housing element and at least a section of said second front surface is adjoining said and flushing with said first front surface.12-18-2008
20130072267System and Method for Transmitting Signals to an Appliance - A transmitter apparatus is provided that includes an actuator and a transmitter with a housing and wireless transmission circuitry. The actuator is mounted to a structural element of a building and is at least partially exposed and accessible to a user. The housing is arranged and configured to extend at least partially into an opening in the structural element of the building. The transmission circuitry is arranged and configured to receive the actuations from the actuator and responsively transmit radio frequency (RF) signals to a remotely situated appliance via the antenna.03-21-2013
20130059630MOBILE TERMINAL - A mobile terminal includes a first board, a first housing, and an elastic member. The elastic member includes a base having a first surface on which a support that can support the first board in a direction of an arrow is disposed, a claw that extends from the first surface of the base in the direction of the arrow, and holds the first board between the support and the claw, and extension portions that extend from the support of the base in the direction of the arrow, and are disposed on both sides of the claw.03-07-2013
20120309469TELEPHONE SCREEN PROTECTOR - There is proposed a screen protector for cellular telephones Apple Iphone 4 white model, formed by a transparent film made of synthetic material having a first opening (12-06-2012
20090270142ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH VARIABLE APPEARANCE - An electronic device includes a printed circuit board and a casing. The printed circuit board is for storing an image. The casing secures the printed circuit board and displays the image all through its outer surface. The casing includes a touch panel and a display panel. The touch panel is transparent and is for sensing touch of users and generating control signals. The display panel is under the touch panel and is for displaying the image according to the control signals.10-29-2009
20090270141APPARATUS HAVING INPUT MEANS WITH RUGGED SURFACE - The invention relates to a mobile apparatus which comprise a casing provided with input means, at least one accelerometer, and at least one sound detecting device for detecting a sound. The input means comprise an at least partly raised surface, and wherein, when an object is moved over the at least partly raised surface a vibration, detectable by the accelerometer, occurs which, in turn, generates a sound detectable by the sound detecting device. The detected vibration and sound is representative of the length and direction of the movement by the object over the at least partly raised surface.10-29-2009
20090270140MOBILE TERMINAL APPARATUS - A mobile terminal apparatus includes a casing 10-29-2009
20090270139Portable communication terminal - In a portable communication terminal capable of assuming a state where a first casing 10-29-2009
20090270143SATELLITE PHONE HOLDER - A satellite phone holder, particularly for mechanical vehicles, attachable to other electronic devices, particularly to a hands-free mobile phone kit. The holder comprises a locking module (10-29-2009
20090233656CELL PHONE SUPPORT - A base has a clamp adjustably affixed to the reverse side thereof to support a cell phone. An elongated securing band is elastically attached to the base, the securing band having a transparent panel portion and a distal end including a fastener for securing the cell phone to the support by tightening the securing band around the phone and securing the fastener. The securing band is sized and shaped to allow at least partial operation of the cell phone when the cell phone is secured in the cell phone support.09-17-2009
20090233655PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device (09-17-2009
20090011804MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE WITH REDUCED INTERFERING ENERGY INTO AUDIO CIRCUIT AND RELATED METHODS - A mobile wireless communications device includes a housing and circuit board carried by the housing. RF circuitry and a processor are operative with each other and carried by the circuit board. A receiver speaker and microphone are carried by the housing. Audio circuitry is carried by the circuit board and operative with the RF circuitry and processor. A microphone audio switch and receiver speaker audio switch are carried by the circuit board and are connected with audio connection lines that interconnect the processor. A filter is operative with the audio connection lines and operatively connected to at least one of the microphone audio switch or receiver speaker audio switch to reduce conducted and radiated interfering RF energy from coupling into the audio circuitry.01-08-2009
20090011803Method and Systems for Qualifying Glass Windows Using a Thermal Shock - Methods and apparatus for testing the actual glass parts that are to be used in electronic devices are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, method for qualifying a glass part includes obtaining the glass part, and applying at least one thermal shock to the glass part. Once the thermal shock is applied, it is determined if the glass part qualifies for use in a device, e.g., a portable electronic device. If it is determined that the glass part qualifies for use in the device, the glass part is identified as qualifying for use in the device.01-08-2009
20090011802Hinged Portable Radio Communication Equipment With a Double Action Hinge - A portable radio communication equipment includes an upper cover part, a lower cover part, a first set of elongate arms having first ends and second ends, said first ends being connected to said upper part by a first set of joints and said second ends being connected to said lower part by a second set of joints. The equipment may include a second set of arms having first ends and second ends, said first ends being connected to said upper part by a third set of joints, and said second ends being connected to said lower part by a fourth set of joints, wherein said joints provide at least three axes of rotation between said arms and said cover parts.01-08-2009
20130165188WALLET-SIZED STAND FOR MOBILE TELEPHONE - A stand for engaging support of a smart mobile telephone includes a base plate formed of planar thermoplastic polymer generally rectangular in shape having a midline axis and a first and second extreme edges in opposed relationship, parallel and spaced apart from the midline axis. A first and a second flex plate formed of the planar thermoplastic polymer and include an attachment region extending from an extreme edge and to a first root edge and is fused to base plate in a manner to bias the first flex plate toward the base plate. A generally rectangular limb extends beyond the root edge to a living hinge affixed to a generally rectangular first riser defining at least one first tab being configured to engage the registration slot when the first riser is rotated to an attitude perpendicular to the base plate.06-27-2013
20130165189TERMINAL DEVICE AND TRANSPARENT SUBSTRATE - A transparent substrate including a transmissive electrode area including a plurality of wiring line portions arranged side by side on a substrate formed of a transparent material, a width of each of the wiring line portions being set in accordance with a current to flow through the wiring line portion; and a non-transmissive electrode area disposed on the substrate, the non-transmissive electrode being connected to the wiring line portions of the transmissive electrode area.06-27-2013
20120088559MOBILE DEVICE HOUSING WITH INTERCHANGEABLE BACKING - A housing for mobile devices is disclosed herein. The housing includes a shell having an interior portion displaced therein configured to fit a mobile device; a first opening through which the interior portion is accessible for inserting the mobile device; a second opening configured to be smaller than the mobile device; and a housing support displaced around the second opening. The housing also includes an insert configured to fit in and cover the second opening, the insert having a first surface facing the interior portion of the shell once the insert has been placed in the shell; and a second surface opposite to the first surface and facing the outside of the housing once the insert has been placed in the cell. A method for making the same is also disclosed.04-12-2012
20090247243HOUSING STRUCTURE OF HAND-HELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A housing structure of a hand-held electronic device is provided, including a first frame, a second frame connected to the first frame, and a transparent window. The first frame forms a slot and a flexible cantilever on a surface thereof, wherein the slot and the flexible cantilever are adjacent to each other, and the flexible cantilever is integrally formed with the first frame. The transparent window is also disposed on the surface and integrally formed with the first frame.10-01-2009
20110077061CELL PHONE OR PDA COMPACT CASE - Improvements in a cell phone or PDA case are disclosed. The improvement includes the retention of a cell phone to allow for complete functionality of the phone while it is within the case. The phone is cushioned and protected within the case where it is semi-rigidly held. The case further includes an operable back cover where interchangeable trays can be installed where the trays provide a variety of function such as holding makeup, pills, money, credit cards, key(s) or other items a user might normally carry. A dust flap protects migration of makeup into the phone area. The door(s) can open from a variety of methods including hinged, sliding or rotating and be retained closed with magnets or snaps. The opening of the door may also activate an integrated light or alarm.03-31-2011
20110003622MOBILE TERMINAL HAVING FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD - A mobile terminal having a flexible printed circuit board is disclosed. The mobile terminal includes a first main body unit having a first electronic circuit board mounted therein, a second main body unit movably connected to the first main body unit and having a second electronic circuit board mounted therein, and a flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) for electrically connecting the first electronic circuit board and the second electronic circuit board to transmit an electric signal therebetween. The FPCB includes an FPCB connection unit, a first connector and a second connector formed at opposite ends of the FPCB connection unit and connected to the first electronic circuit board and second electronic circuit board, respectively, and a ground unit formed on the FPCB connection unit between the first connector and second connector and connected to a ground of the first electronic circuit board.01-06-2011
20110287816ROTATING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A rotating mechanism, comprises a retaining plate having a cut-out defined therethrough, the cut-out being curved; a rotating plate being capable of rotating in a plane parallel to the plane of the retaining plate by a shaft; a pin slidably engaging with the cut-out and retained on the rotating plate; and a guiding assembly is coupled between the rotating plate and the retaining plate to guide the rotating plate to rotate relative to the retaining plate.11-24-2011
20110287818Mobile communication handset - An antenna module (11-24-2011
20110287817ROTATING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A rotating mechanism comprises a retaining plate, a rotating plate, a rotation enabling member and a biasing member. The rotation enabling member comprising a rail, a track, a guiding post and a guiding groove. The biasing member comprising a first biasing member end and a second biasing member end. The first biasing member end is retained on the retaining plate and the second biasing member end is retained on the rail. When the rotating plate rotates from a first state to an intermediate state, the biasing member is compressed by the rail to exert a force on the rotating plate and the retaining plate causing the rotating plate to automatically rotate toward an third state once the rotating plate passes the intermediate state.11-24-2011
20110287815ROTATING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A rotating mechanism comprises a retaining plate having a cut-out defined therethrough, the cut-out is curved; a rotating plate being capable of rotating in a plane parallel to the plane of the retaining plate by a shaft extending through the retaining plate and the rotating plate; a pin rotatably affixed to the rotating plate and slidably engaging with the cut-out to guide rotating movement of the rotating plate when the rotating plate rotates around the shaft in a plane parallel to the plane of the retaining plate.11-24-2011
20090104948HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A handheld electronic device including a body, a cover, a locking structure, and a button structure is provided. The body has a cave, and the cover has a first locking part. The cover is adapted to be slidably disposed on the body and cover the cave. The locking structure has a first fastened end and a first cantilever. The first fastened end is fastened to the inner wall of the body, and a second locking part corresponding to the first locking part is disposed on the first cantilever. The button structure is corresponding to the locking structure. When the second locking part locks with the first locking part, the button structure is used to apply a force to the locking structure, to elastically deform the first cantilever for unlocking the second locking part and the first locking part.04-23-2009
20110172002MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE HAVING IMPROVED RF IMMUNITY OF AUDIO TRANSDUCERS TO ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE (EMI) - A mobile wireless communications device includes a housing and circuit board carried by the housing and having radio frequency (RF) circuitry and a processor operative with each other. Audio circuitry is carried by the circuit board and an audio transducer assembly, such as a speaker, has electrical contacts that electrically engage the audio circuitry for carrying audio signals between the audio circuitry and audio transducer assembly. A filter is mounted at the audio transducer assembly and reduces radio frequency (RF) electromagnetic interference to the audio transducer assembly during device operation.07-14-2011
20100035666PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device comprises a main body and a battery cover. The main body defines two slots defined therein, the slots is spaced from each other, and the slots is configured to receive a strap therein. The battery cover is configured to cover and secure the strap within the slots.02-11-2010
20100035665ADAPTIVE COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHOD THEREOF - A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a computing device having a User Interface (UI), one or more electromechanical elements, a controller that manages operations of the UI, and the one or more electromechanical elements, and a housing assembly with an ergonomic form-factor for carrying in whole or in part the UI, the one or more electromechanical elements, and the controller. The controller can be adapted to detect a triggering event, and cause at least one of the one or more electromechanical elements to adjust the ergonomic form-factor responsive to the detected triggering event. Additional embodiments are disclosed.02-11-2010
20130217448DESKTOP-TYPE UNIVERSAL DOCK - A universal dock for a mobile phone is provided. The universal dock includes a base supporter, a universal cradle coupled to the base supporter and adapted to cradle mobile phones of various sizes or types, and a connector rotatably mounted on the universal cradle.08-22-2013
20090221333Cell Phone Device - A support for a mobile phone or other device allows the phone to be suspended above the work surface. The support includes a platform hinged to a connector and a base hinged to an opposing end of the connector. Memory hinges can allow the device to support the phone in a variety of orientations.09-03-2009
20100113107MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE - A mobile terminal device is provided which can be used without an incongruous feeling. In Step S05-06-2010
20100267426MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL - A mobile communication terminal includes an upper body, a lower body and a swivel hinge unit connecting the upper body and the lower body such that the lower body swivels about the upper body. Before the swiveling movement, the upper and lower bodies form a horizontal axis, and the swivel hinge unit has a central axis arranged with an inclined angle with respect to the horizontal axis. After the swiveling movement, the upper and lower bodies are arranged relative to each other to form an obtuse tilting angle. The inclined angle of the swivel hinge unit is ½ of the tilting angle, and the tilting angle can be 5° to 30°. The upper body includes a display, and the lower body includes a key input unit.10-21-2010
20090209302MOBILE TERMINAL HAVING A LIGHT SOURCE - A mobile terminal includes a base including a plurality of light transmission parts, with at least one light source inside the base. A plurality of light guides may be connected to the plurality of light transmission parts from the outside of the base. Each light guide includes a first surface for reflecting light emitted from the at least one light source, and a first light reflector in a first area which is at least a part of an outer circumference of the base.08-20-2009
20090264165MOBILE TERMINAL - A mobile terminal includes a case, a planar member configured as a part of the case, a touch panel provided on the case in substantially parallel with the planar member and having a predetermined light transmittance, and a sheet detachably attached between the planar member and the touch panel.10-22-2009
20110195759ELECTRONIC MOBILE DEVICE HAVING INTERCHANGEABLE COVERS - An electronic mobile device includes a base having a front surface and a rear surface. The front surface has an input panel, and the rear surface defines a first compartment and a second compartment. A first cover is detachably supported by the base and prevents access to the first compartment. A second cover is detachably supported by the base and prevents access to the second compartment.08-11-2011
20100081487MULTIPLE MICROPHONE SWITCHING AND CONFIGURATION - A mobile communications device contains at least two microphones. One microphone is designated by a selector to provide a voice dominant signal and another microphone is designated to provide a noise or echo dominant signal, for a call or a recording. The selector communicates the designations to a switch that routes the selected microphone signals to the inputs of a processor for voice signal enhancement. The selected voice dominant signal is then enhanced by suppressing ambient noise or canceling echo therein, based on the selected noise or echo dominant signal. The designation of microphones may change at any instant during the call or recording depending on various factors, e.g. based on the quality of the microphone signals. Other embodiments are also described.04-01-2010
20100124951PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a cover member, a keypad and a decorative member. The cover member defines a keypad mounting cavity. The keypad includes an annular protrusion protruding from a periphery thereof. The keypad is mounted in the keypad mounting cavity of the cover member. The decorative member includes a resisting board protruding from a peripheral wall thereof. The decorative member is sandwiched between the cover member and the keypad, with the resisting board resisting an interior surface of the cover member and the annular protrusion abutting against the resisting board, thus preventing impurities from entering into the portable electronic device via the keypad.05-20-2010
20100124952MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE - A mobile terminal device having communicating functions includes a housing; an antenna housed in the housing to be freely pulled out; a pull-out mechanism that pulls out the antenna from within the housing in accordance with an instruction to pull out the antenna; and an instructing section that gives the instruction to pull-out the antenna to the pull-out mechanism in accordance with a predetermined event for any one of the communicating functions.05-20-2010
20090143115HOUSING AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A portable electronic device (06-04-2009
20080207280Opening and Closing Device for Cellular Phone - Disclosed herein is an apparatus for opening and closing a portable terminal. The apparatus includes a second cam, which has an upper rib to be latched with the upper portion of the housing and a lower rib to be latched with the bottom of the housing, thereby providing structural stability. In addition, frictional wear and noise can be suppressed while the second cam moves, thereby improving the service life and reliability of the device.08-28-2008
20080311965RADIATION-PROTECTIVE ENCLOSURE OF CELLULAR PHONE - A radio frequency (RF) radiation-protective enclosure for a cellular phone is disclosed. The RF radiation-protective enclosure includes a substrate and a reflection layer. The substrate includes an inner surface. The reflection layer is formed on the inner surface of the substrate. The surface of the reflection layer is formed with micro-protrusions. The micro-protrusions are configured for diffusely reflecting RF radiation emitted by the cellular phone, thus reducing reflected RF radiation from interfering with RF circuits of the cellular phone.12-18-2008
20090286579Intelligent Wireless Device Indicator - To generate information on possible causes of failure for a wireless device, indicator(s) to a wireless device and a method of manufacture may be used. One method of manufacturing a wireless device includes providing a housing. Electronics may be positioned within the housing. At least one article may also be positioned within the housing. The article(s) may be configured to indicate that a chemical agent has entered the housing or being configured to indicate that the electronics have been exposed to a temperature outside of a temperature range for operation of the electronics.11-19-2009
20090291718Mobile Terminal and Speaker - A speaker includes a protector (11-26-2009
20100056232CASE FOR PORTABLE TERMINAL, PORTABLE TERMINAL HAVING THE SAME AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A case for a portable terminal includes a case body having a surface provided with a recessed area and a sheet formed of fibers, and is inserted into the recessed area so that end portions of the sheet is covered by the case body. The portable terminal includes the case. A method for manufacturing the case is also discussed.03-04-2010
20080274775Body-worn Personal Communications Apparatus - A body-worn personal communications apparatus that includes a physically-short electric antenna that is physically smaller in at least one dimension than its electrical length in that same dimension, a transceiver connected to the antenna, a microphone connected to the transceiver, and a casing having a height that is less than its width and its length. The microphone is disposed within the casing, and the antenna is mounted such that the one dimension of the antenna is aligned with the height of the casing.11-06-2008
20100248795INFORMATION PROCESSING TERMINAL - An information processing terminal includes a first housing, and a second housing which is movably connected to the first housing via a connection mechanism, wherein the connection mechanism includes a guide pin which is protrusively formed on a side of the first housing, and wherein the first housing includes a guide groove which controls a moving direction of the first housing and the second housing by being engaged with the guide pin, and a dust-proof sheet which seals the guide groove.09-30-2010
20080287167METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING A SKIN TEXTURE SURFACE ON A DEVICE - A portable electronic device (11-20-2008
20080287168MOBILE PHONE WITH ROTATABLE CONNECTING APPARATUS - A mobile phone (11-20-2008
20080293458PADS FOR IMPROVED MANUAL GRIP OF A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Pads provide an improved manual grip upon a portable electronic device, such as a cell phone, where at least one pad adheres to the casing of the cell phone, and upon an adjacent edge. When gripping a cell phone, a user generates friction between the hand of the user and the casing to provide the grip to open a folded cell phone. When a user's fingers are slick, grip upon the casing is reduced and dropped cell phones may occur. This invention has a pad upon the front of the cell phone that extends over a portion of the sides and alternatively a pad upon the rear of the cell phone that may also extend over the sides. The extensions upon the sides provide a gripping surface for the user's thumbs and palm. As users can be either left or right handed, the pads can extend upon both sides.11-27-2008
20080293457Mobile phone - A mobile phone includes a housing and a keypad module. The keypad module is mounted detachably on the housing. The keypad module is double-sided and has a first user interface and a second user interface formed on two corresponding sides for providing operations different from each other.11-27-2008
20080305840Clip for wireless devices - A clip for wireless devices includes a first branch arm and a second branch arm. One end of the first branch arm is connected with one end of the second branch arm. The first branch arm has a through hole and a restricting hole. The second branch arm has a clipping flake. The clipping flake has a connecting hole. Thereby, the wireless device passes through the through hole and slides to the restricting hole so that the wireless device is fastened on to the first branch arm, and the wireless device can also be slid to the through hole and taken off. The wireless device is clipped to the clothes by using the clipping flake and the second branch arm or is hung on the button of clothing. The user's appearance is unaffected, and it is convenient for the user to take off or carry the wireless device.12-11-2008
20080280657Seal and actuator assembly - A user interface seal and actuator assembly including an electrical feedback actuator adapted to provide movement when energized; and an overmolded seal. The overmolded seal is overmolded on the feedback actuator to form an overmolded sealing engagement and attachment with the feedback actuator. The assembly is adapted to provide a seal between two components of a user interface. The feedback actuator is adapted to move a first one of the components relative to a second one of the components.11-13-2008
20120295674SYSTEMS, METHODS AND DEVICES FOR CONVERGENT COMMUNICATIONS - Systems, devices and methods for convergence of a variety of communication sources are presented. More particularly, embodiments relate to a radio communications gateway device and associated methods, that is lightweight, small, portable, secure, and useful for converging communications via handheld radios to an internet protocol network having a variety of different available media. The device preferably has a weight under 15 pounds and sufficient interconnectability to be field-useful in a variety of situations.11-22-2012
20080207281Electronic apparatus - Provided is an electronic apparatus including a casing, a first jog dial, and a pressing operation detection unit. The casing includes a first surface and a second surface. The first jog dial is exposed from the first surface and the second surface, is capable of rotating around a first axis substantially parallel to the first surface and the second surface as a center, and is capable of being pressed from a first direction substantially perpendicular to the first surface and a second direction substantially perpendicular to the second surface. The pressing operation detection unit detects a first pressing operation from the first direction and a second pressing operation from the second direction.08-28-2008
20100144404SUPPORT APPARATUS FOR PORTABLE DEVICES - A support apparatus for portable devices, comprising: a first lever exhibiting a rest surface of a portable device; a second lever for constraining the portable device housed on the rest surface; the first lever and the second lever being hinged in order to be rotatable between a first reciprocally-neared position thereof in which the device is constrained to the first lever and the second lever and a second reciprocally-distanced position thereof in which the device is released from the first lever and the second lever.06-10-2010
20100137039PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH DETACHABLE KEYPAD MODULE - A portable electronic device includes a first housing, a keypad module, and a decorative bar assembled in the first housing and resisting the keypad module. The first housing includes a first sidewall having a protruding portion; and a second sidewall opposite to the first sidewall, and defining a receiving slot. The keypad module includes a first end defining at least one sliding slot, and a second end opposite to the first end, and having a rib positioned thereon. The protruding portion is slidably latched in the sliding slot, the rib is slidably assembled in the receiving slot.06-03-2010
20090305752HOUSING AND CLIP ASSEMBLY FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONICS DEVICE - The subject matter described herein includes a housing and clip assembly for a portable electronics device. According to one aspect of the subject matter described herein, a housing for a portable electronics device is provided. The housing includes a housing member for holding components of a portable electronics device. The components include a display. The housing further includes a lens coupled to the housing member for allowing viewing of the display. The lens includes a first position at rest and pivots to a second position for controlling a function of the portable electronics device.12-10-2009
20090029745MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS TERMINALS AND METHODS USING THE SAME - A mobile communications terminal includes a portable terminal housing and a speaker in the terminal housing. The terminal housing defines a first speaker port and a second speaker port on different sides of the terminal housing. The speaker is ported through each of the first and second speaker ports. The mobile communications terminal is selectively alternatively configurable into each of a first terminal configuration, wherein the mobile communications terminal is configured for a user to listen to the speaker from the first speaker port, and a second terminal configuration, wherein the mobile communications terminal is configured for a user to listen to the speaker from the second speaker port.01-29-2009
20090298558PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH MOVABLE KEYPAD - A portable electronic device includes a main body, a fixed keypad, a driving module and a movable keypad. The main body defines a cavity inside and an opening in a sidewall thereof. The fixed keypad is mounted on the main body. The movable keypad stays in the cavity until being driven to move away from the main body through the opening when a button is pressed.12-03-2009
20090298557PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH ADJUSTABLE DISPLAY - A portable electronic device comprises a body member (12-03-2009
20090298556MESSAGING DEVICE - An apparatus may include a housing that is configured to support a first picture and a second picture, a first sensor that is configured to receive a first input and that is associated with the first picture, a second sensor that is configured to receive a second input and that is associated with the second picture, a communication module that is configured to communicate with a remote device and to retrieve audio messages from the remote device, a speaker that is configured to play the audio messages, an electronics control module that is configured to control playing of the audio messages that are designated as being associated with the first picture in response to selection of the first sensor and control playing of the audio messages that are designated as being associated with the second picture in response to selection of the second sensor, and a power module.12-03-2009
20090163255HIDDEN PICTURE CUSTOMIZATION FOR CELLULAR TELEPHONES - A mobile phone having a housing or portion thereof that is configured to receive and retain a user insertable image such that the image is viewable by a user. In an embodiment, the image is concealed from view under certain conditions. In the absence of such conditions the image can be viewed by the user. The housing or portion thereof appears similar to any other portion of the housing of the phone except when the image is viewable. The housing or portion thereof can be configured to conceal a regular photograph, for example. Thus, the invention allows economical customization of a phone with unique images without having to provide an additional electronic display. Existing phones can be retrofitted, for example, with a battery cover (or other removable member) embodying the features of the invention.06-25-2009
20090137291MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A mobile communication device includes a housing having a front wall, a rear wall, and two side walls, a display associated with the front wall, and a keyboard associated with the front wall. Each of the side walls includes a recessed channel that extends along at least part of the length of the side walls. In addition, a reduced key keyboard has arcuate rows, with a top row that includes a send, end, and web browser key. The top row of the keyboard is also arcuate.05-28-2009
20090137290Wireless Telephone Housing Providing Enhanced Heat Dissipation - According to one embodiment of the disclosure, a wireless telephone generally includes a housing and a heat spreading member. The housing encases a plurality of electrical components of a wireless telephone. The heat spreading member is in thermal communication with at least two distally located portion for reducing a thermal gradient over the surface of the housing.05-28-2009
20100004036MOBILE PHONE HAVING FULL KEYBOARD - A mobile phone includes a main body having a front side and a rear side. A full keyboard is formed on the rear side of the main body, and a screen is pivotally attached to the front side of the main body. The screen includes a display surface and a back surface. The display surface is opposite to the full keyboard when the screen is in a closed state, and the display surface and the full keyboard substantially face a same direction when the screen is in an open state.01-07-2010
20090005128SLIDABLY AND ROTATIONALLY ATTACHING UNIT AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A slidable and rotationally attaching unit configured to slidably and rotatably attach a movable housing on a supporting base so that a part of the movable housing is overlapped with the supporting base, the slidable and rotational attaching unit includes a base plate provided between the supporting base and the movable housing and attached to the supporting base; a plate cam provided between the supporting base and the movable housing and attached to the movable housing; a slide guide provided on a surface of the base plate facing the plate cam, the slide guide being formed by a slit or a groove along upper and lower directions in a standard pose that is a basic using state of the movable housing; a guide pin provided on a surface of the base plate facing the plate cam, the guide pin being positioned on an extended line of a lower end of the slide guide; and a connecting pin slidably and rotatably engaged with the plate cam so that the connecting pin prevents the plate cam from coming off from the slide guide;01-01-2009
20090061956HOUSING FOR MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICE HAVING CONSTRUCTION TO SLIDE AND PIVOT INTO MULTIPLE POSITIONS - A housing for a computing device is provided that includes a base segment and a frontal segment. The base segment and the frontal segment may be coupled to enable the frontal segment to slide between an extended and contracted position. Additionally, the base segment and the frontal segment may be pivotally engaged to enable the frontal segment to pivot 180 degrees (or thereabouts) when in the extended position, and then to slide from the pivoted position into the contracted position.03-05-2009
20080318644RF TEST ACCESS FOR TESTING ANTENNA IN MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A housing for a mobile communication device includes a housing member that encloses the mobile communication device. An opening is positioned in the housing member for accepting a battery. A door is positioned over the opening in the housing member, with an access port defined through the housing member positioned under the door for contacting an internal element of a mobile communication device, such as an antenna. A method for testing an antenna in a mobile communication device having a housing with an antenna access port defined therethrough, an antenna, a battery compartment, and a removable cover positioned over at least part of the housing is also described.12-25-2008
20090325653MOBILE TERMINAL AND SPEAKER DEVICE THEREOF - A mobile terminal and a speaker device thereof are provided. The mobile terminal includes a fixed body, a moving body coupled to the fixed body and movable in a linear direction relative to the fixed body, and a speaker device fastened to one of a surface of the fixed body at which the moving body is coupled and a surface of the moving body at which the fixed body is coupled for outputting sound, wherein the sound from the speaker device is output in all directions through a gap located between the fixed body and the moving body.12-31-2009
20090325652Cover - A user replaceable cover for a flip part of an apparatus, such as a mobile cellular telephone. The user replaceable cover may overlie a display on the exterior of the flip part of the phone. The display is not visible through the cover in ambient lighting. However, when the display is activated the content of the display is visible through the cover.12-31-2009
20090247244RECEIVER ACOUSTIC SYSTEM - A mobile communications device has an outer housing with a front wall in which an acoustic opening is formed. A tub is disposed inside the housing, wherein an acoustic opening is formed in a bottom of the tub and is positioned to be aligned with the acoustic opening in the outer housing. A receiver is disposed within the tub so that a sound port hole of the receiver faces an inside face of the tub and is aligned with the acoustic openings in the outer housing and in the tub. A plate piece is disposed between an inside face of the housing and the face of the receiver in which the sound port hole is formed. An acoustic opening is formed in the plate piece and positioned to be aligned with the sound port hole of the receiver and the acoustic openings in the outer housing and in the tub. Other embodiments are also described.10-01-2009
20090054111Portable terminal device - A portable terminal device can extrapolate the position of a sound source in the thicknesswise direction regardless of the use style. A slide type portable terminal has an upper casing, a lower casing, and a coupling part that couples the casings in such a way that their positional relation is changeable. The upper casing has a plurality of first microphones, and the lower casing has a second microphone. In a handhold style, one of the first microphones and the second microphone are lined in the thicknesswise direction of the cellular phone, As the upper casing is slid, the other one of the first microphones and the second microphone are lined in the thicknesswise direction of the cellular phone. The position of a sound source in the thicknesswise direction can be extrapolated from output signals of a formed microphone array in the thicknesswise direction.02-26-2009
20090088227Detachable connection mechanism - A detachable connection mechanism is to establish an electrical connection between a mobile phone and a notebook computer. The detachable connection mechanism is designed at a housing board. The housing board has an opening. A load board is pivotally connected with the housing board, and in contact with or away from the housing board in parallel. When the load board is in contact with the housing board, the load board is fitted within the opening. Two rotatable members are pivotally connected with housing board. Several resilient arms are respectively pivotally connected with the housing board at one end and with the load board at the other end. The mobile phone is selectively connected or disconnected with the notebook computer by interacting the rotatable members, movable members, resilient arms and the load board.04-02-2009
20090117951METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR USER-SELECTABLE PROGRAMMABLE HOUSING SKIN SENSORS FOR USER MODE OPTIMIZATION AND CONTROL - An embodiment relates generally to a method of operating a device. The method includes providing for a plurality of sensors, where each sensor is configured to sense and transmit data values associated with an interaction with the device by a user. A subset of the sensors of the plurality of sensors is associated with a respective facing on a housing of the device. The method also includes operating the plurality of sensors to detect the interaction with the device by the user and receiving sensor data associated with the interaction from the plurality of sensors. The method further includes determining a user mode of the device based on the sensor data associated with the interaction.05-07-2009
20090017880ELECTRONIC LEVEL APPLICATION FOR PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A portable communication device is equipped with a level application to provide the device with a level sensing functionality. The level application and level sensing functionality is based on data related to the orientation and/or motion of the device. The level application and level sensing functionality allow the position of the communication device in multidimensional space to be ascertained relative to a reference plane, which allows a user to utilize the communication device as a level.01-15-2009
20090117953CONSTRUCTION OF MOBILE DEVICE - Disclosed herein is a construction of a mobile device. The mobile device comprises a display unit 05-07-2009
20090117952Mobile phone - The invention provides a first component, a second component and a rotation component. The rotation component has a first pivotal portion, a second pivotal portion and a connection portion. The first and second pivotal portions are located at the two ends of the connection portions and are pivotally connected to the first and second components. Thus, the state of the mobile phone may be switched between an open state and a closed state.05-07-2009
20090209301ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH DETACHABLE KEYPAD MODULE - The invention provides an electronic device with a detachable keypad module including a casing, a main circuit board and a detachable keypad module. The detachable keypad module is slidingly disposed at the casing and electrically connected to the main circuit board. The detachable keypad module includes a plurality of keys, a keypad circuit board and a keypad casing. The keypad circuit board is disposed between the keys and the main circuit board.08-20-2009
20090239594COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A communication device includes a first housing and a second housing. The first housing is provided with a plurality of keys. The first housing defines at least one guiding groove in a top surface of the first housing. The second housing is provided with at least one sliding member. The at least one sliding member is slidably fitted in at least one guiding groove for guiding the second housing to slide relative to the first housing. The second housing substantially covers all the top surface of the first housing in a first position. The second housing partially covers the plurality of keys in a second position. The second housing inclines at an angle with respect to the first housing in a third position.09-24-2009
20090239593MOBILE DEVICE EMPLOYING A DEPLOYABLE RFID ANTENNA - Systems, devices and/or methods that facilitate improved form factors for RFID enabled mobile devices with RFID antenna component(s) are presented. These RFID antenna component(s) can be deployable, for example, foldable, slidable, detachable, or combinations thereof, among other means of deployment. By being able to place the RFID antenna component(s) in a packed configuration and/or one or more deployed configurations, the resulting improved form factor can improve usability, reduce maintenance complexity, and facilitate improved performance. Similarly, in a deployed configuration, the resulting form factor can function in a manner equivalent to, or at an improved level over, conventional devices, systems, and/or methods with regard to aspects related to the form factor.09-24-2009
20090253471PORTABLE TERMINAL DEVICE AND CASE FOR THE SAME - The present invention provides a portable terminal device, such as a portable telephone terminal device including a speaker sound hole in a case side and a main display portion in a case front, in which sound pressure of a terminal front direction can be increased. A sound generated from a speaker 10-08-2009
20100160005MOBILE PHONE - A mobile phone is disclosed. The mobile phone includes a communication system and an entertainment system. The communication system can independently provide communication function. The entertainment system can independently provide various entertainment functions. Each system includes two magnetic elements to allow them detachably connect them together. Each system also includes a connector to form an electrical connection between the communication system and the entertainment system when the systems are combined.06-24-2010
20110111812SWING TYPE COVER OPENING AND CLOSING DEVICE FOR MOBILE PHONE - According to an exemplary embodiment of the invention, a swing-type cover opening and closing device for a mobile phone, in which in which the mobile phone that is composed of a main body and a cover and where a hollow shaft formed in the cover is pivotably supported on the main body to pivot the cover in a clockwise or counterclockwise direction around the hollow shaft, includes: i) a fixation plate that is fixed to one side of the main body in correspondence with the hollow shaft, and includes a through-hole through which the hollow shaft passes and a ring-shaped protrusion integrally formed on the periphery of the through-hole; ii) a rotating body that has a disk shape with a hollow space, is pivotably joined to the ring-shaped protrusion, and is locked to the cover with the hollow shaft fitting in the hollow space; iii) a cover member that includes a support hole corresponding to the hollow space and is joined to the fixation plate while supporting the outer periphery of the rotating body through the support hole; and iv) an elastic unit of which both ends are pivotably joined to the fixation plate and the rotating body, respectively, to provide elastic force to the rotating body by rotation of the rotating body through the cover.05-12-2011
20100167800TELEPHONE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A telephone communication device having a sound generating portion, a sound receiving portion, a detecting portion for detecting a state of approach or contact of a region of a housing between sound output and input apertures of the sound generating and receiving portion, to or with the face of the user, a reference-state memory for storing a reference approach-contact state of the region detected in a standard position of the housing relative of the user's face, a state-change obtaining portion for obtaining a change of the state of approach or contact, with respect to the reference approach-contact state, an adjustment-amount determining portion for determining amounts of adjustment of the sound output level and sound input level according to the obtained change, and a control portion for adjusting the sound output level and sound input level according to the determined amounts of adjustment.07-01-2010
20100160008LOW SINK MARKS AND EXCELLENT SURFACE APPEARANCE REINFORCED POLYAMIDE COMPOSITIONS - The invention relates to resin compositions comprising a) at least one amorphous semi-aromatic polyamide; b) at least two semi-crystalline polyamides, b1) and b2) and c) at least one glass reinforcement agent and shaped articles thereof showing a good balance of properties in terms of good mechanical properties, excellent surface appearance and reduced sink marks.06-24-2010
20110059780DEVICE COMPRISING HOUSINGS AND PORTABLE DEVICE THEREOF - The portable telephone of the invention comprises two housings having a display screen on one of the housings, a first connection section that connects the two housings such that the housings can be opened and closed in a first direction, and a second connection section that connects the two housings such that the housings can move from an overlapped state in a second direction that is different than the first direction such that step is formed on the end sections of the housings. When the portable telephone is placed on a flat surface such as a desk, the portable telephones stably stands on its own by way of the step with the display screen facing upward at an angle. Therefore, the angle between the display screen and the line of sight of the user becomes nearly perpendicular, so the display screen is easy for the user to see.03-10-2011
20100160006PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a cover, a main body rotatably connecting to the cover, and a bracket received in the cover. The bracket includes a holding member and a connecting member extending from the holding member. The holding member is used for holding the lens. The connecting member includes a buffer mounted between a joint section of the cover and the main body. The buffer can slow down the abrasion between the cover and the main body.06-24-2010
20100160007ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a main body, a battery detachably received in the main body, a battery cover covering the battery, and a resilient member connecting the batter cover to the main body. The electronic device with the resilient member ensures the battery cover from losing from the main body.06-24-2010
20100160004Wireless Communication Device Responsive to Orientation and Movement - A wireless communication device responsive to orientation and movement comprising a housing, a cellular transceiver capable of communicating with a cellular communication network, a WLAN transceiver capable of communicating with a remote device via an ad hoc network, a sensor and a processor. The sensor detects a substantially vertical orientation of the wireless communication device. The sensor also detects a movement of the wireless communication device subsequent to detecting the substantially vertical orientation of the wireless communication device. The processor performs a function of the wireless communication device in coordination with the remove device via the WLAN transceiver. The processor performs this function in response to detecting the substantially vertical orientation and the movement of the wireless communication device.06-24-2010
20100240422INPUT AND OUTPUT HALL STRUCTURE FOR SOUND DEVICE IN A PORTABLE TERMINAL - An input/output hall structure for a sound device in a portable terminal includes a main hole and a plurality of sub-holes. The main hole is provided in a case frame forming the exterior of the portable terminal to be exposed to the exterior, and inputs/outputs sound. The plurality of sub-holes is branched from the main hole and communicates with the main hole. The sub-hole and a corresponding sound device communicate sound. The structure reduces the number of holes for inputting/outputting sound of a sound device and provides a more elegant appearance with improved function. A plurality of sound devices can input/output through the main hole and branched configuration of sub-holes.09-23-2010
20100210323COMMUNICATION BETWEEN DEVICES USING TACTILE OR VISUAL INPUTS, SUCH AS DEVICES ASSOCIATED WITH MOBILE DEVICES - A method and system for communication between users is described. In some examples, the system provides two or more dedicated communication devices that communicate with one another without voice-based or written communications. In some cases, the devices provide single input/out capabilities. In some cases, the devices provide multiple input/output capabilities.08-19-2010
20100210324BATTERY COVER STRUCTURE - A battery cover structure includes a main body, a cover and a connecting module. The main body includes at least one latching portion. The main body defines a cavity for receiving a battery. The cavity includes an end wall. A protruding portion extends from the wall, and a gap is formed between the protruding portion and the wall. The cover includes at least one engaging portion engaged with the at least one latching portion. The connecting module includes a sliding member, at least one elastic element and a shaft. The sliding member is slidably attached to the cover. The shaft includes a middle portion received in the gap of the main body. The sliding member and the cover are rotatably attached to the main body by the shaft.08-19-2010
20130012276OPTICAL ELECTRONIC PACKAGE - An electronic package includes a substrate wafer having front and rear faces. An emitting integrated circuit chip is mounted to the front face of the substrate wafer and includes a light radiation optical emitter. A receiving integrated circuit chip is also mounted to the front face of the substrate wafer and includes at least one light radiation optical sensor. A transparent encapsulant extends above the optical sensor and the optical emitter. An opaque encapsulant encapsulates the transparent encapsulant. The opaque encapsulant has a front window situated above the optical emitter and which is offset laterally relative to the optical sensor. The transparent encapsulant accordingly has an uncovered front face situated above the optical emitter and offset laterally relative to the optical sensor. The opaque encapsulant may include an additional front window. The receiving integrated circuit chip further includes a second optical sensor situated opposite the additional front window.01-10-2013
20100197369DEVICE PROVIDING BIOLOGICAL PROTECTION AGAINST THE ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES EMITTED BY A MOBILE TELEPHONE - This present invention concerns the field of individual biological protection devices against harmful electromagnetic emissions, and more particularly a device providing biological protection against the electromagnetic waves emitted by a mobile telephone.08-05-2010
20090253472CASE FOR A HAND HELD DEVICE - A housing assembly for a mobile device includes a cover formed from optically transmissive material, and opaque material formed over a portion of the cover. The opaque material is arranged to define a display portion which is optically transmissive. The housing assembly further includes a frame sized to receive the cover, and a first housing structured to couple with the frame, such that the cover, the frame, and the first housing are structured to define an enclosure sized to contain electrical components for the mobile device.10-08-2009
20110130177ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELDING FOR CAMERA MODULES - A camera module may include a substrate, and an image sensor mounted on the substrate. The camera module may also include a housing, and an electromagnetic interference (EMI) shield provided around the image sensor and within the module. The camera module may be particularly suited for use in a mobile telephone, for example.06-02-2011
20090111534HOUSING AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - A housing (04-30-2009
20130130753SMART PHONE LENS ASSEMBLY - A lens assembly for a smartphone and a method of use is disclosed. In a first aspect, a lens assembly comprises a rotatable wheel; wherein the wheel includes at least two lenses. The lens assembly includes a skin portion coupled to the rotatable wheel, wherein the skin portion is adjustable to cover a smartphone. The at least two lenses of the wheel are positioned such that when one of the lens of the assembly is properly positioned it covers the lens of a camera on the smartphone. In a second aspect the method comprises providing a lens assembly over a camera lens of a smartphone chassis. The lens assembly includes a plurality of lenses that are rotatable. The method includes ensuring that the center of the smartphone lens is congruent with the center of the selected lens of the plurality of lens by referencing at least two surfaces of the smartphone chassis.05-23-2013
20130130754MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE HAVING IMPROVED ANTENNA IMPEDANCE MATCH AND ANTENNA GAIN FROM RF ENERGY - A mobile wireless communications device and associated method of making same includes a housing and circuit board having a ground plane. Radio frequency (RF) circuitry and a processor are carried by the circuit board and operative with each other. An antenna is carried by the housing and operative with the RF circuitry. Audio circuitry is carried by the circuit board and operative with the RF circuitry and processor. An audio transducer assembly such as a receiver is carried by the circuit board and engages audio circuitry for carrying audio signals between the audio circuitry and speaker. A filter is mounted at the speaker for blocking RF energy from the antenna through the speaker to the ground plane and decoupling the antenna from the speaker and any other components on the circuit board to minimize any detuning of antenna impedance match and degradation in antenna gain.05-23-2013
20100279746Small Form Factor Communication Device - A small form factor communication device. The small form factor communication device incorporates a multi-purpose control allowing the functionality of the small form factor communication device to be accessed. The multi-purpose control provides feedback allowing the user to operate the small form factor communication device by touch.11-04-2010
20100304798RADIATION PROTECTION DEVICE FOR MOBILE TELEPHONES - A radiation protection device for mobile telephones being at least one polycarbonate body affixed to the mobile telephone. The polycarbonate body may be shaped either as a lens, a disk, a polyhedron, an ellipsoid, or a prism. A part of the housing of the mobile telephone may be formed by the polycarbonate body. The polycarbonate body may be subjected to a photon treatment in the range between 240 and 960 nm prior to being affixed to the mobile telephone.12-02-2010
20090036175Mobile Telephone Case - A mobile telephone case includes a shell and an insert disposed in the shell. The insert has a reel for receiving a cord to be wound thereon. The insert also has clips for holding a mobile telephone.02-05-2009
20100331059Apparatus with swivel hinge and associated method - Disclosed herein is an apparatus. The apparatus includes a first housing member, a second housing member, and a rotatable hinge. The first housing member includes a first magnet. The second housing member includes a second magnet. The second magnet is opposite the first magnet. The rotatable hinge is between the first housing member and the second housing member. The rotatable hinge includes an aperture and a central axis. The aperture is adapted to be accessible from an exterior portion of the apparatus. The first housing member and the second housing member are rotatable about the central axis. The aperture extends through the first housing member and the second housing member.12-30-2010
20090186667PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device is provided. The portable electronic device comprises a housing, a printed circuit board, an amplifier and a lens module. The housing comprises a loudspeaker division and a continuous wall. The continuous wall surrounds and defines the loudspeaker division, wherein the continuous wall comprises a notch. The printed circuit board comprises a loudspeaker area and a lens module connector, wherein the loudspeaker area corresponds to the loudspeaker division, and the lens module connector is disposed in the loudspeaker area.07-23-2009
20100178962ELECTRONIC DEVICE - It is an objective of the present invention to provide an electronic device that includes an sound signal generating unit, and that can be placed on a cradle including a sound producing unit, in which a sound signal generated by the sound signal generating unit is output to the cradle such that the difference between the sound quality of sound produced from the electronic device and that of sound produced from the cradle is reduced.07-15-2010
20110034219ELECTRONIC DEVICES WITH CLIPS - A portable electronic device may have a clip. The clip may be mounted to a housing using hinge structures. The hinge structures may bias the clip towards a closed position. The clip may be opened to attach the portable electronic device to an object. When in the closed position, the clip may lie flush with the exterior of the device housing. Clip biasing may be provided using a torsion spring, a coil spring, a ribbon spring, a clip with built-in biasing, a tension spring, or a compression spring. A coupling mechanism may be used to attach the clip to the housing. The coupling mechanism may include a ratcheting rotatable mechanism, a fixed attachment structure, a flexible attachment structure, a removable structure, or a structure that includes a spring bias adjustment mechanism. The device may have a button with a touch sensor array.02-10-2011
20100210325Portable Electronic Device - One embodiment of the portable electronic device according to the present invention includes a housing provided with a camera 08-19-2010
20090247242INTEGRAL HOUSING AND USER INTERFACE - A continuous housing (10-01-2009
20110177848PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Provided is a portable electronic device that has a pedometer function wherein generation of counting errors has been suppressed. The portable electronic device is provided with a housing, an acceleration-detecting unit that is mounted in the housing, a counting unit that counts the number of steps based on temporal changes in acceleration detected by the acceleration-detecting unit, and a correcting unit that corrects the number of steps counted by the counting unit.07-21-2011
20090312074ROTARY COVER MECHANISM FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES - A rotary mechanism includes a base (12-17-2009
20090215505DUST PROOF INFORMATION INPUT DEVICE - Radio communication terminal comprising a information input device and a information receiving device comprising a mounting module, wherein said information input device is adapted to be connected to the mounting module, said information receiving device comprise a flange portion arranged along the circumferential periphery of the mounting module, said radio communication terminal further comprise a flexible member, which is adapted to be arranged on to the flange portion and to enclose the information input device.08-27-2009
20110151946PORTABLE TELEPHONE SET - A portable telephone set includes a case having first and second sides opposite to each other, a group of keys is located on the first side of the case, and a card loading mechanism. The case includes first and second portions located on the second side. The first portion can accommodate a battery pack, and the second portion is next to the first portion and accommodates the card loading mechanism. A card in which information is stored can be loaded to the card loading mechanism.06-23-2011
20110151945ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device comprises an upper housing, a lower housing, and a battery. The lower housing is engaged with the upper housing. A bottom wall of the lower housing is partially recessed to form a thin battery receiving portion. The thin battery receiving portion can give way to pressure caused by a swelling and or exploding battery.06-23-2011
20110077060PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a main body, a cover assembled on the main body, and a knife tool. The knife tool includes an operating assembly, a blade, and an elastic element. The elastic element, the operating assembly, and the blade are received in the main body. The elastic element biases the blade away from the main body towards an opening.03-31-2011
20110070929MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE - A mobile communications device comprising: a back cover, which comprises an inner surface and a sidewall. A hatch is formed in the sidewall. An ejection device is fixed to the inner surface of the back cover, and which comprises a resilient wall protruding from the surface of the ejection device, and an electromagnet. A groove member is slidably connected to the ejection device, and is aligned with the hatch, and is configured for putting SIM card. The groove member further defines a hole. A hook device is rotatably connected to the ejection device, and is positioned on the electromagnet, and which comprises a hook portion. A first elastic device is fixed to the groove member, and is configured for pushing the groove to move. A torsion spring is fixed to the ejection device, and is configured for driving the hook device to return to the first position.03-24-2011
20090023483DIGITAL CONTROLLER AND TRANSMITTER FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A transmitting accessory couples with a portable electronic device such that audio signals or data from the device can be digitally transmitted to a remote receiver. The accessory includes an input port for receiving audio data from the portable electronic device. A digital transmitter transmits digital data corresponding to the audio signals or data from the portable electronic device to the remote digital receiver. If the audio signal is an analog signal, the accessory uses encoding circuitry to digitally encode the analog audio signal for transmission. The audio signal may be encoded into an HD radio format for reception by an HD radio receiver. The user inputs of the portable electronic device can preferably be used to control functions of the accessory and the device's display to display the selected transmission frequency or channel.01-22-2009
20100304795Multiple orientation apparatus - An apparatus is described with a body having a front side and a rear side. A display is disposed on the front side of the body. Further, there is provided a retractable stand moveable between a compacted configuration and an expanded configuration, connected to the body. The retractable stand is configured to support the body, when the retractable stand is in the expanded configuration, in an orientation selectable from a group of supported orientations, the group of supported orientations including at least two different orientations with a difference of 90 degrees from one orientation to another orientation. The retractable stand is compactable to conform to the generic shape of the body and out of the way when not needed so as to provide good portability.12-02-2010
20080248841Ventilation For a Portable Electronic Device - A portable electronic device comprising a casing (10-09-2008
20090318200MOBILE PHONE - A mobile phone includes a protractor and a ruler.12-24-2009
20090258683System and Method for Managing Applications and Media Content of a Wireless Communication Device - A wireless communication device for providing channel information is described. The wireless communication device comprises a housing having a first display and a second display, a memory configured to store a plurality of media objects that may be shown by the second display, and a processor coupled to the second display. The housing has a first position exposing the first and second displays and a second position covering the first display and exposing the second display. The processor is configured to change operation of the second display from one media object to another.10-15-2009
20090111533UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS CONNECTOR WITH ANTENNA CAPABILITIES - An electrical connector (male and female) that support conventional Universal Serial Bus (USB) signals and includes one or more additional compact coaxial connectors to enable advanced communications and/or functionality between electronic devices and/or accessory devices. In one embodiment, an electrical connector includes a contact support member housed at least partially within a housing. A plurality of first contacts are mounted on a contact support member, wherein each of the plurality of first contacts is configured to electrically connect with the associated connector along a first plane parallel to a plane of insertion for the associated connector into the port. At least one compact coaxial connector is located adjacent the housing to receive one or external antennas. The male connector includes an elastic member coupled to the one or more compact coaxial connectors, so that the male connector can be secured to a compliant female adapter and a conventional USB connector (e.g., a female USB connector not having one or more coaxial connectors positioned adjacent the housing.04-30-2009
20100035667MOBILE PHONE HOLDER FOR MECHANICAL VEHICLES - A holder for a mobile phone, consisting at least of a cover with a holder socket having a wall with a cavity; a holder base having guides and a flat guide with holes; a slide-type locking mechanism with an upper slide and a lower slide, the lower slide having protrusions; a pushing element having a base; a plurality of movable catches; an unlocking button; a mechanism for pushing out the movable catches when the phone sits in the holder socket; and a return spring. When the lower slide moves into a lower position, the base of the pushing element is unlocked, whereby moving the pushing element towards the inside of the holder and unlocking the upper slide, and moving the upper slide downwards, the upper slide being biased by the return spring.02-11-2010
20080214251Modular Access Point - Described is a modular access point for wireless communications. The access point includes a housing which has at least one module receiving slot and a first wireless communication radio. The radio communicates with a first wireless device via a first frequency band. The access point also includes a removable module configured for insertion into the module receiving slot. The module includes a second communication radio utilizing a second frequency band so that, when the removable module is inserted into the slot, the access point is capable of communicating with a second wireless device via at least one of the first and second frequency bands. The access point includes a plurality of antenna connectors which are connected to the first and second radios. The access point may utilize external antennas or internal antenna modules which interchangeably attachable to the antenna connectors.09-04-2008
20080274774Multi-step hinge and portable terminal having same - Disclosed herein is a multi-step hinge. The hinge includes a housing. A rotary member is rotatably installed inside of the housing. The rotary member has a retainer groove formed in the outer circumferential face thereof. A stopper is slidably installed at either side of the rotary member inside of the housing. The stopper has a retainer protrusion formed so as to be engaged with the retainer groove. A resilient member is disposed between the housing and the stopper. A portable terminal having the multi-step hinge is also disclosed.11-06-2008
20080207279Holding Apparatus for Accommodation a Mobile Telephone - The invention relates to a holding device provided with a receiving system for receiving a mobile telephone (08-28-2008
20110053663MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE HAVING BUFFERED CLOCK DISTRIBUTION NETWORK FOR MICROPROCESSOR AND RF CIRCUITS - A mobile wireless communications device includes a circuit board carried by a housing. A microprocessor, RF transceiver and circuitry are carried by the circuit board and operative with each other. Clock buffer circuitry is carried by the circuit board and connected to the RF transceiver and circuitry and microprocessor for isolating a clock signal from the noise of the microprocessor and allowing greater isolation for the RF transceiver from RF circuitry.03-03-2011
20110053662HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A handheld electronic device including a first body, a second body and a transmission mechanism is provided. The second body is stacked with the first body. The second body has a recess at a side facing the first body. The transmission mechanism includes a first plate, a second plate and a rotating member. The first plate is fixed on the first body. The second plate is slidingly coupled to the first plate. An end of the rotating member is pivoted on the second body, and another end of the rotating member is pivoted on the second plate. When the first body slides with respect to the second body toward the recess, the rotating member rotates and drives the first body enters the recess.03-03-2011
20110053661MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE WITH ERGONOMIC FEATURE - A mobile communication device with an ergonomic feature comprises a housing, a display unit, a first key module, and a second key module. The display unit is arranged on a lower part of one face of the housing, and the first key module is arranged on the housing on the same face as the display unit to locate closely above the display unit. The first key module comprises a plurality of upside keys which are arrayed into a laterally symmetric hexagonal configuration. The second key module comprises a plurality of lateral keys located on one of two opposite lateral surfaces of the housing. The keys of the two key modules are so arranged on the housing that either a right-handed or a left-handed user can conveniently operate the keys not only with a thumb but also the other four fingers while holding the device with one single hand.03-03-2011
20110053660MOBILE PHONE CRADLE AND VEHICLE INCLUDING THE SAME - A mobile phone cradle may include a housing, a lower body displaceably received in the housing, an upper body rotatably fixed to an upper portion of the lower body and displaceably received in the housing, wherein a mobile phone is held on the upper body, a first elastic member, wherein one end of the first elastic member is selectively wound around a roller rotatably mounted on the housing to move the lower body upwards and the other end of the elastic member is fixed to the lower body, a fixing member selectively fixing the lower body to the housing, and a moving unit guiding displacement of the lower body along the housing, wherein the upper body is rotated at a predetermined angle when taken out of the housing by the first elastic member.03-03-2011
20110053659Integral mobile device storage compartment - A storage device for mobile devices is disclosed herein. The mobile device may integrally attach to the mobile device and may include a battery cover panel, a back panel, and a plurality of side panels, each protruding from the battery cover panel to the back panel, the various panels forming a storage cavity therein. The storage device may attach to the mobile device using battery panel attachment mechanisms typically utilized by mobile devices for attaching battery covers. The storage device may further include a door for accessing the storage compartment.03-03-2011
20100197368CABLE HARNESS BODY - To provide a connecting means that can facilitate electrical connection between the circuit boards mounted in an electronic apparatus and can attain the miniaturization of connecting parts. A cable harness body comprising a plurality of cables for electrically connecting circuit boards mounted in an electronic apparatus and the terminal members disposed on both ends of said cables, wherein at least one of said terminal members is comprised of a flexible circuit board and an adhesive layer on the surface of the electric connecting part of said flexible circuit board.08-05-2010
20110136551MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE WITH RF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN PARTS - A mobile communication device with a base portion and a parallel slider portion connected through a slide assembly. A transceiver is housed in one of the base portion and the slider portion, and an RF antenna is housed in the other of the base portion and the slider portion. A coiled cable has one end connected to the RF antenna and having its other end connected to the transceiver for communicating RF-level signals between the antenna and transceiver.06-09-2011
20100323767CONDUCTIVE RUBBER COMPONENT - A conductive rubber component 12-23-2010
20100081486PORTABLE WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A portable communication device which has a built-in microphone and a speaker is provided for releasable connection to a multimedia player, for wirelessly transmitting playback signals that are receive from the multimedia player to an external multimedia receiver for playback thereon. The device can also wirelessly communicate with a wireless phone such that a user can make hands-free phone calls through the wireless phone with the use of the microphone and the speaker of the device.04-01-2010
20100056231Housing for Hand-Held Device with Extruded Element having Area of Bulk Material and Corresponding Method - A housing for a hand-held electronic device and a corresponding method for forming the same are provided. The housing includes an extruded element having a profile corresponding to a cross-section of the element, which is perpendicular to the direction of extrusion, where the extruded element includes within the profile, one or more areas of bulk material. The one or more areas of the bulk material include a machined surface along the length of the extruded element in the direction of the extrusion including a resulting machined profile. The resulting machined profile varies along the length of the extruded element in the direction of extrusion, while maintaining the continuity of the formed surface.03-04-2010
20110172001Housing and Loudspeaker Module - A housing (07-14-2011
20120302296MOBILE TERMINAL AND NOISE PREVENTION STRUCTURE OF MOBILE TERMINAL - A microphone (11-29-2012
20100048257Seamless Insert Molding Techniques - Methods and apparatus for using an insert molding process to form a tactilely seamless overall part from component parts that are made from different materials are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a housing includes a first part formed from a first material and a second part formed from a second material that is of a different type than the first material. The first part includes a first external surface and a first bonding surface, and the second part includes a second external surface and a second bonding surface. The second bonding surface can be integrally bonded to the first bonding surface so that the first external surface and the second external surface form a gap-free overall surface.02-25-2010
20110021255CASING FOR A MOBILE TERMINAL - A mobile communication terminal comprises a case having internal and external surfaces. The mobile communication device further comprises a first layer formed over the external surface of the case, the first layer comprising conductors for allowing plating on the outer surface of the case; a second layer formed over the first layer, the second layer comprising an antenna pattern for transmitting and receiving radio signals corresponding to one or more frequency bands; a third layer formed over the second layer to protect the case; a circuit board configured to process signals conformable to the radio signals, wherein the circuit board is disposed within an inner surface of the case; and a connection unit formed through the case and configured to electrically connect the second layer to the circuit board.01-27-2011
20100151922EARPHONE LINE RETRACTING DEVICE, AUTOMATIC LINE RETRACTING EARPHONE, NON-RADIATION WIRE MOBILE PHONE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - The present invention provides an earphone line retracting device, and an automatic line retracting earphone having the earphone line retracting device, a non-radiation wire mobile phone having the earphone line retracting device, and an electronic device having the earphone line retracting device. The earphone line retracting device at least comprises: a winder, drive means driving the winder, and signal connector means, characterized in that the earphone line retracting device further comprises shift gear means, by which the drive means drives the winder.06-17-2010
20100216526Audio Jack with Included Microphone - A connector for receiving a cylindrical plug includes a body defining a plug aperture and a cavity for receiving the cylindrical plug. A plurality of electrical contacts in communication with the cavity make electrical connections with the cylindrical plug and retain the cylindrical plug. A microphone is coupled to the body such that the plug aperture and the cavity provide an acoustic path to the microphone. The microphone may be at an end of the connector opposite the plug aperture or on a side of the connector adjacent the plug aperture. The connector allows a microphone to be added to a device, such as a mobile telephone, without the need for an additional external aperture. The microphone in the connector may operate with a second microphone and processing electronics in the device to provide audio processing functions such as noise cancellation or audio beamforming.08-26-2010
20120157171DOUBLE-FOLDED FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD FOR SLIDER DEVICES - A sliding mechanism comprising a double-folded flexible printed circuit board (FPC); a stiffener coupled to the double-folded FPC; first pins; second pins; and an opening defined by a first cover, wherein when the double-folded FPC and the stiffener move, within the opening, in synchronization along a first range of motion to an open position of the slider mechanism, the stiffener makes contact with the first pins at the open position, and when the double-folded FPC and the stiffener move, within the opening, in synchronization along a second range of motion to a closed position of the slider mechanism, the stiffener makes contact with the second pins at the closed position.06-21-2012
20110092258TELEPHONE SYSTEM HAVING REDUCED SENSITIVITY TO RF INTERFERENCE AND RELATED METHODS - A telephone to be connected to a wireline having reduced sensitivity to RF interference over a predetermined frequency range from an adjacent mobile wireless communications device may include a transmit amplifier, a receive amplifier, an audio input transducer connected to the transmit amplifier, and an audio output transducer connected to the receive amplifier. The telephone may further include an RF shield(s) surrounding the audio input transducer and the audio output transducer for reducing RF interference over the predetermined frequency range from the adjacent mobile wireless communications device. Moreover, the telephone may also include at least one RF audio input filter element connected to the audio input transducer and at least one RF audio output filter element connected to the audio output transducer, both of which are also for reducing RF interference over the predetermined frequency range from the adjacent mobile wireless communications device.04-21-2011
20110092257WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A personal communication device configured for use in geographic areas that have little to no wireless communication signal reception. The personal communication device includes a module that is configured to transmit and receive communication signals. The personal communication device further includes an inflatable portion that is filled with a gaseous substance that allows the inflatable portions to float. A tether is coupled to both the inflatable portion and to an object held to the earth, such that the altitude of the inflatable portion may be maintained at or near a reception altitude. Also coupled to the inflatable portion, or the tether, is a means for receiving and transmitting the wireless communication signals, the means for receiving and transmitting wireless communication signals being communicably associated with the module.04-21-2011
201201720952-WAY REMOTE KEYCHAIN LOCATOR - In one embodiment of the invention, an apparatus for locating devices comprises a two-way locator comprising a first locator removably coupled to a first item and a second locator coupled to a second item. The first locator is configured to transmit a first trigger signal, the second locator is configured to receive the first trigger signal, and the second locator is configured to generate at least one location indicator signal in response to the first trigger signal. The second locator is configured to transmit a second trigger signal, the first locator is configured to receive the second trigger signal, and the first locator is configured to generate at least one location indicator signal in response to the second trigger signal.07-05-2012
20110105202SWING TYPE COVER OPENING AND CLOSING DEVICE FOR MOBILE PHONE - A swing-type cover opening and closing device for a mobile phone according to an exemplary embodiment of the invention includes: i) a main body case that is disposed in a main body of the mobile phone and has a through-hole formed at one side thereof; ii) a cover case that is disposed in a cover of the mobile phone, has a hollow shaft penetrating the through-hole integrally projecting thereon, and is pivotably mounted on the main body case; and iii) an elastic unit of which both ends are pivotably joined to the main body case and the cover case, respectively, to provide elastic force to the cover case by rotation of the cover case, wherein the elastic unit includes a housing that is pivotably connected to the main body case through a first hinge pin, a slide member that is joined to the inside of the housing to be slidable and lockable, and is connected to the cover case through a second hinge pin, and a plurality of spring members that are installed in the housing and apply elastic force to the slide member.05-05-2011
20110105201ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Provided is an electronic device for detecting the relative rotational positions of two casing members optically without utilizing the difference in the reflecting efficiency between a plurality of reflecting portions. The electronic device comprises a first light emitting unit (05-05-2011
20110117975Two-Way Communication Device - Certain embodiments provide improved two-way communication devices, such as wireless headsets, including a port configured to deliver sound, a circuit board operatively connected to the port, an antenna configured to receive wireless transmissions, the antenna operatively connected to the circuit board and positioned at a first end of the circuit board and a boom including a microphone configured to receive sound, the boom operatively connected to the circuit board via a wire configured to run across a ground plane of the antenna. Certain embodiments provide fixed booms, other embodiments provide removable booms.05-19-2011
20110183729MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A mobile electronic device is disclosed. A housing comprises a circuit board located inside the housing. Protection means protects an electronic component located on the circuit board and exposed externally through an external opening in the housing.07-28-2011
20110183728Mobile Phone Holder - A mobile phone holder includes a frame, a holding means, a hinge means coupled the holding means with the frame and a locking means locked the holding means and the frame. The frame includes a base plate and a restricting means extended from three sides of a front of the base plate. A mobile phone is received in the frame from the remainder side thereof. The holding means is positioned at the remainder side of the frame for restricting the mobile phone according to the holding means rotated relative to the frame along a longitudinal direction of the frame and to the second side of the frame by the hinge means, and the holding means slid inwardly relative to the frame by the hinge means along a transverse direction of the base plate of the frame for being locked to the frame by the locking means.07-28-2011
20120165081MOBILE DEVICE - A mobile device of the present invention having an upper case, a lower case arranged under the upper case, and a middle case arranged inside the upper case and the lower case, includes a first engaging section which is provided in the peripheral edge portion of the undersurface of the upper case, a second engaging section which is provided in the peripheral edge portion of the top surface of the middle case and engages with the first engaging section, a third engaging section which is provided in the peripheral edge portion of the undersurface of the middle case, and a fourth engaging section which is provided in the peripheral edge portion of the top surface of the lower case and engages with the third engaging section.06-28-2012
20120129580PROXIMITY SENSOR ARRANGEMENT HAVING A COLD MIRROR IN A MOBILE DEVICE - A radiation passing layer has a top surface and a bottom surface below which a proximity sensor is positioned. A visible light opaque layer covers the bottom surface of the radiation passing layer except for an opening therein that allows radiation from the emitter to pass, and scattered radiation to pass to the detector. A radiation shield is between the emitter and the detector, and extends to the bottom of the radiation passing layer. A cold mirror is between the shield and the bottom surface of the radiation passing layer, covering the opening in the opaque layer. A radiation absorber being a separate piece and a different material than the shield provides a radiation seal between the top surface of the shield and the bottom surface of the cold mirror. Other embodiments are also described and claimed.05-24-2012
20120129579PROXIMITY SENSOR ARRANGEMENT IN A MOBILE DEVICE - A radiation passing layer has a top surface and a bottom surface below which a proximity sensor is positioned. A radiation shield is between the emitter and the detector, and extends to the bottom of the radiation passing layer. A radiation absorber being a separate piece and of a different material than the shield is positioned to provide a radiation seal between the top surface of the shield and the bottom surface of the radiation passing layer. Other embodiments are also described and claimed.05-24-2012
20100331060CONNECTOR UNIT AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - A connector unit includes a flexible substrate 12-30-2010
20100048260MOBILE PHONE HOLDER WITH LATERAL POWER SUPPLY, ESPECIALLY FOR A MECHANICAL VEHICLE - A holder for a mobile phone, containing at least a main base; a cover with a holder cavity; a slide comprising a slide plate with a first protrusion and a second protrusion, the first protrusion having a hole; a locking button having a locking button base; an upper catch having a nib; and a power supply connector; wherein the slide plate is mounted slidably between the main base and the cover; the locking button is mounted slidably within the holder cavity; the locking button base corresponds in shape to the hole; the power supply connector is connected to the slide; and the second protrusion is adapted to engage the nib, whereby when the phone is inserted and locked in the holder cavity, the upper catch is locked and the slide and the power supply connector are in their protruding position.02-25-2010
20100048259PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A hinge mechanism 02-25-2010
20100048258ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes a main body, a keyboard, a first magnet, and a second magnet. The first magnet is positioned on the main body. The second magnet is positioned on the keyboard. The main body defines a receiving cavity configured for receiving the keyboard. A sidewall of the receiving cavity defines a cut-out adjacent to the board. The keyboard is capable of being taken out of the receiving cavity by an external force exerting on a portion of the keyboard adjacent to the cut-out.02-25-2010
20100048261Multifunctional Keyboard For A Mobile Communication Device And Method Of Operating The Same - An apparatus and method for telephony tone signal and character code generation for QWERTY keyboards includes a QWERTY style keyboard, a processor and a keyboard mode control software module. The QWERTY style keyboard has a plurality of letter keys, wherein each letter key is configured to generate a unique input signal. The processor is coupled to the keyboard and is configured to convert each unique input signal generated by the letter keys into a character code and/or a telephony tone signal. The keyboard mode control software module operates on the processor, and controls whether the processor converts the unique input signals from the letter keys into character codes or telephony tone signals.02-25-2010
20120178507CRADLE FOR A PORTABLE TERMINAL - A cradle for a portable terminal is provided. The portable terminal has a large display unit. The cradle for a portable terminal includes a body member an upper surface of which has an accommodating groove for accommodating a portable terminal, and one end side thereof having a first hinge portion; flip member having one end side thereof having second hinge portion to be coupled to the first hinge portion, and one surface of the flip member rotating relative to the body member so as to close the upper surface of the portable terminal; and a rotating member having one end installed in the first hinge portion and the other end thereof being installed in the second hinge portion so as to couple the flip member to the body member such that the flip member is rotatable.07-12-2012
20100240421Cellular phone cover/case that blocks radiation from reaching the user through the implementation of faraday cage and/or conductive material properties - The inventors have invented a cellular phone case designed to block cellular phone radiation from reaching the user's body. The inventors have identified the proper Faraday cage materials necessary to permit one to use the case on the phone in an effective radiation-blocking manner, during nearly all stages of cell phone use. This feature is an improvement over the prior art. Further, the inventors have disclosed a cell phone made out of a heterogeneous and transparent Faraday-cage material formed by doping Faraday metal nanoparticles directly into said cover or shell, another improvement over the prior art.09-23-2010
20100273538NITRIDING STAINLESS STEEL FOR CONSUMER ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS - A cost effective system, method and apparatus adapted to provide a nitride layer on stainless steel used for the manufacture of consumer electronic products. In addition to providing a durable, hard surface that is both scratch and impact resistant, the nitride layer allows for the natural surface color and texture of the underlying stainless steel to remain visible to the user. It is this natural surface color and texture of the stainless steel that adds to the aesthetically pleasing appearance of the consumer electronic product thereby enhancing the user's overall experience.10-28-2010
20100273537SIDE GROUNDED STRUCTURE FOR COMBINED BATTERY LID OF MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL - A side grounded structure for combined battery lid of mobile communication terminal is provided, which comprises a metallic battery lid, and there is a plastic layer set in the metallic battery lid, and a spring contact slice is set between the metallic battery lid and the plastic layer, the spring contact slice is connected to the metallic battery lid and has a curve contact section used to connect the grounded down-lead of the circuit board. By adopting the combined structure of battery lid and equipping the spring contact slice in the battery lid, the side grounded structure for combined battery lid of mobile communication terminal in present invention conveniently realizes the ground contact, assures the efficiency of the contact, enables the convenient production, improves the product yield and reduces consumption and cost in manufacture.10-28-2010
20100016036STACK TYPE MOBILE TERMINAL - A stack type mobile terminal for enabling the user to easily add only a necessary option cabinet from among different types of option cabinets eliminating the need for electric connection of the user is provided. A stack type mobile terminal 01-21-2010
20100009727Electronic Device - An electronic device, such as a clamshell-type device or a slide-type device, senses when a user opens and closes the device. The device renders selected audio files as audible sounds to the user to indicate when the user opens and closes the device.01-14-2010
20100291978STEP HINGE FOR PORTABLE COMMUNICATION TERMINALS - The present invention relates to a step hinge for a portable communication terminal, and more particularly to a step hinge mounted to a portable communication terminal, which can rotate at various angles thereto. A step hinge for a portable communication terminal according to the present invention, comprises: a housing; a rotating member mounted in the housing; a friction member mounted in the housing and contacting the rotating member; a belleville spring disposed in the housing so as to press the friction member and the rotating member for a tight contact therebetween.11-18-2010
20120225702HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE THAT HAS A KEYPAD WHICH CAN BE RENDERED INEFFECTIVE, AND ASSOCIATED METHOD - An improved handheld electronic device is movable among a retracted configuration and a deployed configuration. Several different exemplary embodiments are described, some having two members, others having more. In one embodiment, certain features or objects are unavailable in a retracted configuration but are available in a deployed configuration or an overtravel configuration. A method of responding to predetermined events comprises detecting a movement of a handheld electronic device away from a first configuration toward a second configuration without reaching the second configuration.09-06-2012
20120225701Protective Case Having Retractable Earbuds - A case for holding an audio device having a female audio jack. The case has a removable cover including a male audio jack for electronically connecting the cover to the female audio jack of the audio device. The cartridge includes a spool and houses an ear bud cable. The ear bud cable has a first end with at least one ear bud, and a second end attached to the spool. The cartridge has a rotatable spool for selectively retracting and dispensing the ear bud cable. The spool electronically connects with the male audio jack to enable audio communication between the audio device and the ear bud. In one embodiment, the spool electronically connects with the male audio jack via a jumper wire. In another embodiment, the spool electronically connects with the male audio jack via an electrical contact pad integrated into the case.09-06-2012
20090036174Mobile Telephone Case - A mobile telephone case includes a shell having at least one surface configured to partly surround the mobile telephone and a clamp into which the mobile telephone may be snapped. A winder is movable into and out of the shell between a closed storage position and an open position for receiving a cord. A mounting is disposed on the rear surface of the shell for attachment of a belt clip.02-05-2009
20090017882RADIO COMMUNICATION TERMINAL, RADIO COMMUNICATION TERMINAL HOUSING CASE, RADIO COMMUNICATION TERMINAL SHEET AND RADIO COMMUNICATION TERMINAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A radio communication terminal of one example of the present invention is a radio communication terminal provided with an electronic device shielded to prevent electromagnetic interference, in a housing, and comprises an integrated circuit, a first resonant circuit for making non-contact communication with an external device, and a second resonant circuit resonating with the first resonant circuit.01-15-2009
20090017881Storage and activation of mobile phone components - The specification relates generally to mobile phones used in conjunction with wireless earpieces containing a microphone and audio component. The specification discloses a mobile phone comprising an earpiece removeably attached to the mobile phone and a removable protective cover and the earpiece is activated on by removal of the earpiece from the phone. The mobile phone includes a docking component to hold detachably hold the earpiece. The docking component can include electric contacts for charging the battery of the earpiece from the phone battery. The mobile phone can include a storage space dimensioned to hold earpieces of different sizes.01-15-2009
20110124383RADIO STATUS INDICATOR - A portable communication device includes a status indictor in the form of a single multicolor generating LED. The single LED indicates radio channel and battery status. The LED is responsive to a menu button press to indicate a current channel by color. Channel change is indicated by changing to another color. The LED is also responsive to a power button on the portable communication device to generate predetermined colors associated with battery status. The use of a single LED eliminates the need for knobs or a display as part of the status indicator of the portable communication device.05-26-2011
20080311964ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes: an outer case formed of a thin metal plate and having a front plate and side plates surrounding the front plate, the side plate having a protrusion formed by bending an edge of the side plates inward of the outer case to prevent exposing the edge to exterior of the electronic apparatus; a middle member formed of a resin material and formed correspondingly to an inner surface of the outer case, the middle member having a side member that confronts the side plate, the side member having a retaining portion to engage with the protrusion; and a casing having a support portion and configured to confront an inside of the side member to keep the protrusion engaged with the retaining portion by preventing the side member from deflection.12-18-2008
20100331058Apparatus including an earpiece speaker module - Apparatus includes a housing, a substrate provided within the housing and including a first surface oppositely disposed to a second surface, an earpiece speaker module provided within the housing and including an air displacement component that is configured to move upon application of an electrical signal, the air displacement component having a front surface and a back surface, an acoustic cavity defined within the housing, and a front volume adjacent the front surface of the air moving component. The housing includes an earpiece aperture which is coupled to the earpiece speaker module by an acoustic channel, wherein the first surface of the substrate faces generally towards the earpiece aperture. The second surface of the substrate faces the back surface of the air displacement component. A rear volume is provided between the second surface of the substrate and the earpiece speaker module. The acoustic cavity is coupled via a coupling channel to the rear volume. The rear volume and the acoustic cavity are isolated from the front volume.12-30-2010
20120264491Apparatus and method for a storage case attached to the backside of a smart phone - A storage case for attaching to a side of a smart phone with multiple pockets that are used to store cosmetic and other personal items while the case is attached to the side of the smart phone is described. The case is sized to be about ¼″ inch in thickness and of a height and a width equal to height and width of the backside of the smart phone. The cosmetic case has a frame that is integrally attached to the case and extending out around the edges of the case for placing over and around the four edges of the smart phone with the case on the backside of the phone. The case may be used in conjunction with a grooming mirror in a portable electronic device with a user-facing CCD camera that has a makeup function that when activated activates the user-facing camera on the device.10-18-2012
20110045877POP-UP APPARATUS FOR PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A pop-up apparatus for a portable communication device for insertion or ejection of parts of the portable communication device is provided. The pop-up apparatus preferably includes a body housing, a pop-up housing embedded in the body housing and inserted into or ejected from the body housing. The insertion or ejection can be performed by applying pressure to button on a surface thereof in a direction that it is pressed, and at least one or more pop-up hinge portions are provided between the body housing and the pop-up housing to insert the pop-up housing into or eject the pop-up housing from the body housing by pressing of the pop-up housing.02-24-2011
20110045876MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE HAVING ROTATABLE CASE - A mobile communication device includes a main body and a case. The case is rotatably received in the main body. The case is adapted to receive a battery and a subscriber identity module card. The battery is adapted to supply power to the mobile communication device. The subscriber identity module card is operable to store a service-subscriber key for identifying a subscriber of the mobile communication device. The case is operable to rotate relative to the main body, so as to expose the battery and the subscriber identity module card out of the main body.02-24-2011
20100203929INJECTION MOLDED SOLID MOBILE PHONE, MACHINE, AND METHOD - A mobile phone includes a phone core with operative components thereof in a one piece phone housing that is directly molded to the phone core. Operative components that require exterior access from the housing, e.g., ear speaker, microphone, loudspeaker, SIM card reader, display, and keypad, may be shielded from molding material during the molding process by shielding boxes integrally molded into the housing and/or by shielding cores in the mold of a plastic injection molding machine. A plastic injection molding machine with shielding cores may form the phone housing as an integral structure directly to and about the phone core. A method of making a mobile phone includes plastic injection molding using insert molding technique.08-12-2010
20120322516WATERPROOF STRUCTURE, WATERPROOFING METHOD, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE STRUCTURE AND METHOD - Provided is a waterproof structure including: a first casing component member 12-20-2012
20110237309ANTENNA DEVICE AND MOBILE DEVICE - An antenna element including a feeding part and a mesh part including at least a part of an area formed in a mesh state. The feeding part and an area of the antenna element in close proximity to the mesh part are formed of a finer mesh than the mesh part or formed of a solid.09-29-2011
20120276962HOLDING DEVICE FOR A MOBILE TELEPHONE - The inventions refers to a holding device (11-01-2012
20110244930PROTECTIVE GASKET FOR DISPLAY MODULE OF PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING THE DEVICE - A protective gasket for a display module of a portable electronic device and a method for assembling the device. The electronic device includes a housing frame, a main body having a display module, and a flexible gasket between the frame and main body, the frame having a display window corresponding to the display module. A cut is at corner portions of the gasket so that inner edges of the flexible gasket are bent after the display module is embedded into the display window, and then compressed and fitted between the outer periphery of the display module and the inner periphery of the display window. With the inner edges of the flexible gasket bent, the thickness of the electronic device can be reduced, and the periphery of the display module can be protected. The display module also can be protected from intrusion by foreign matters such as dust and moisture.10-06-2011
20110306392MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE INCLUDING A MAGNETICALLY CONDUCTIVE BODY AND RELATED METHODS - A mobile wireless communications device may include first and second housings coupled together and moveable between first and second positions. The mobile wireless communications device may also include wireless transceiver circuitry carried by at least one of the first and second housings, a magnetic sensor carried by the first housing and coupled to the wireless transceiver circuitry, and a magnet carried by the second housing. The mobile wireless communications device may also include a magnetically conductive body operatively coupled between the magnetic sensor and the magnet when the first and second housings are in the first position.12-15-2011
20100167799SHIELD CASE AND MEMS MICROPHONE HAVING IT - To provide a shield case and an MEMS microphone having the shield case which can secure on a top plate the minimum distance for adhering with a gasket in a view point of airtightness.07-01-2010
20100130270CELLULAR TELEPHONE APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD OF THE APPARATUS - To separate a part of a cellular telephone apparatus to use, while ensuring the convenience in various functions installed in the cellular telephone apparatus, in a cellular telephone apparatus where a sub-terminal constituting a part of the cellular telephone apparatus is separable from a main terminal constituting the apparatus body, provided are a state monitoring section that detects a state of the sub-terminal, a table holding section that holds a device table that defines devices driven in various functions of the cellular telephone apparatus corresponding to states of the sub-terminal, and a control section that determines devices driven in the sub-terminal and main terminal according to descriptions of the device table in response to the state of the sub-terminal detected in the state monitoring section.05-27-2010
20100130268BATTERY COVER LATCH MECHANISM AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - The battery cover latch mechanism includes a housing, a battery cover comprising a clasp positioned thereon, a button assembled on the housing, a latching part slidably assembled on the housing; and resisting the button, and a resilient member assembled on the latching part, and resisting the housing. The clasp latches to the latching part to assemble the battery cover on the housing, when the button is pressed, the latching part compresses the resilient member, and the latching part is detached from the clasp by the button. The invention also discloses a portable electronic device using the battery cover latch mechanism.05-27-2010
20100130269SOS COVER OPENING AND SHUTTING APPARATUS FOR PORTABLE TERMINAL - An S.O.S. cover opening and shutting apparatus for a portable terminal allows a user to activate an S.O.S. service by slidingly moving an S.O.S. cover of the portable terminal. The S.O.S. cover opening and shutting apparatus includes an S.O.S. cover for opening and shutting a part of the portable terminal by sliding movement, a rear case in which the S.O.S. cover is arranged against/in, and a bracket fixedly coupled to the S.O.S. cover to permit movement of the S.O.S. cover only in a predetermined section.05-27-2010
20120149444STAND FOR WIRELESS PHONE - A stand for a wireless phone having a wireless emitter is provided. The stand includes a base, a wireless receiver for communicating with the wireless emitter, a control circuit, a rotatable body, and a driving mechanism. The base includes a wireless receiver communicating with the wireless emitter, and a control circuit. The rotatable body is rotatably connected to the base and includes an indicator. The driving mechanism is received in the base, to drive the rotatable body to rotate. The control circuit is to activate the driving mechanism in response to the signals received by the wireless receiver from the wireless emitter to drive the rotatable body to rotate, until the indicator indicates a direction of the wireless phone that is away from the stand.06-14-2012
20110159932Apparatus With Transparent Display - In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes a housing frame, a transparent display, and a movable element. The transparent display is connected to the housing frame. The transparent display includes a front side and a rear side opposite the front side. The movable element is connected to the housing frame. The rear side of the transparent display is configured to be directly exposed to ambient light when the movable element is in a first position relative to the transparent display. The rear side of the transparent display is blocked from being directly exposed to the ambient light when the movable element is in a second different position relative to the transparent display.06-30-2011
20130023312SMART PHONE CRADLE AND CHARGER DEVICE AND METHOD - Disclosed is an electronic device cradle for use with smart phones, tablets, MP3 players and other electronic devices. In one example, the cradle is configured to be in the form of common household furniture and includes recesses allowing the phone to be received or docked in an upright position or on the phones side. The cradle may include a charging device allowing several different ways to charge the phone and illumination features to enhance the look and functionality of the cradle.01-24-2013
20080242377INPUT DEVICE FOR MOBILE TERMINAL - An input device for a mobile terminal includes a touch unit disposed on a surface of a housing of the mobile terminal, a conductive member disposed on an inner surface of the housing in a position corresponding to the touch unit, and a touch sensor to sense an operation of the touch unit through the conductive member and generate a corresponding signal. The touch sensor is provided within the housing in a position corresponding to the conductive member.10-02-2008
20080242376HOLDER FOR ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - The invention provides a holder having a main body, a fixing module and an actuating module. Both the fixing module and the actuating module are positioned on the main body. When the actuating module moves along a first direction, the fixing module is driven from either a release state or a fixed state to another state along a second direction different from the first direction. The invention further provides a holder applied to an electronic apparatus. The holder has a main body and a detachable base. The detachable base is positioned on the main body, and has a base cover and a circuit board. The base cover has a connecting part. The circuit board is covered by the base cover, and has a plurality of pins for connecting to a connecting port of the electronic apparatus.10-02-2008
20080242375MODULAR MULTI-SIDED RADIO ARCHITECTURE - A multi-sided radio (10-02-2008
20080242374METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSPARENT INVOCATION AND TRANSPORT OF ENCRYPTED POSITION LOCATION DATA - In one embodiment, the disclosure relates to a method for locating a mobile terminal in a communication network. The method includes: receiving a request data frame for locating the mobile terminal; uniquely encoding at least a portion of the request data frame (at an LCS client); determining the location of the mobile terminal (by a PDE); communicating the location information of the mobile terminal in a response data frame having an encrypted portion; and decrypting the location information of the mobile terminal (at the LCS client).10-02-2008
20080242373METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROVIDING POSITION INFORMATION - A method and wireless device for providing position information as provided enables increased control by the wireless device of location services. The method includes processing a location services request at the wireless device. In response to the location services request, a preferred schedule for location update messages is then determined at the wireless device, where the preferred schedule is based on at least one operating parameter of the wireless device. Location update messages are then transmitted from the wireless device according to the preferred schedule.10-02-2008
20080242372ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH LOCATION-BASED AND PRESENCE-BASED PHYSICAL ATTRIBUTES AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING SAME - A mobile telephone includes a radio circuit for establishing a call over a communications network. The mobile telephone also includes a housing that retains the radio circuit and an illumination assembly. The illumination assembly is controlled to generate light in a color having a user specified relationship to a location of the mobile telephone. In one embodiment, the illumination assembly is controlled to generate light in a color having a user specified relationship to an electronic device that is detected to be in relative proximity to the mobile telephone.10-02-2008
20080234013MOBILE PHONE HOLDER, ESPECIALLY FOR MECHANICAL VEHICLE - Taught is a mobile phone holder, especially for a mechanical vehicle, having a two-part body with side clamps and provided with a coupling/locking module, which has two step-shaped side clamps (09-25-2008
20080227505APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING OPERATION IN WIRELESS TERMINAL WITH REMOVABLE CASE - An apparatus for controlling the operation of a portable terminal having a removable case is provided. The apparatus includes a plurality of display units, each of the plurality of display units disposed in at least one of a front surface and a rear surface of the portable terminal, a detecting unit for detecting that at least one of the front or rear surfaces of the portable terminal is proximate to a corresponding cover of the removable case and a controller for activating a display unit disposed in one of the front and rear surfaces of the portable terminal when proximity of a corresponding cover of the removable case to said one of the front and rear surface is not detected. Accordingly, a user's ability to shift between screens is more easily performed and may be performed without a separate key input.09-18-2008
20080227504CERAMIC CASING DEVICE FOR MOBILE HANDSET - The chasing device contains a number of ceramic members closely pieced together into a three-dimensional form that houses the main body of a mobile handset tightly inside. The ceramic members can be adhered to the surface of the main body by adhesives or the ceramic members can be inlaid to the surface of the main body.09-18-2008
20080220830STORAGE MEDIUM FOR A CELLULAR TELEPHONE - A storage medium for a cellular telephone is disclosed. An apparatus that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a cellular telephone having a housing assembly, and a Modular Hard Disk Drive (MHDD) storage medium that couples to the housing assembly as an integral portable accessory unit. The housing assembly can have a wireless transceiver that exchanges messages with at least one among a plurality of cellular base stations, and a controller that manages operations of the wireless transceiver and the MHDD storage medium. Additional embodiments are disclosed.09-11-2008
20080214250Casing for an Electronic Handheld Device - The invention relates to a casing for a handheld device that has an upright axis defining an operation orientation of the device and a diagonal axis. The casing has only two continuous side sweeps meeting at points in line with the diagonal axis. The diagonal axis coincides with the greatest span across the face of the casing.09-04-2008
20130095896MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE WITH REDUCED MICROPHONE NOISE FROM RADIO FREQUENCY COMMUNICATIONS CIRCUITRY - A mobile wireless communications device includes a housing and circuit board in the housing and having radio frequency (RF) circuitry and a power amplifier and microphone mounted thereon. An antenna is carried within the housing and operative with the RF circuitry. An RF shield surrounds and isolates the microphone from the RF circuitry, power amplifier and antenna and shields the microphone from radiated energy generated from the RF circuitry, antenna or power amplifier.04-18-2013
20130130755MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE HAVING IMPROVED RF IMMUNITY OF AUDIO TRANSDUCERS TO ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE (EMI) - A mobile wireless communications device includes a housing and circuit board carried by the housing and having radio frequency (RF) circuitry and a processor operative with each other. Audio circuitry is carried by the circuit board and an audio transducer assembly, such as a speaker, has electrical contacts that electrically engage the audio circuitry for carrying audio signals between the audio circuitry and audio transducer assembly. A filter is mounted at the audio transducer assembly and reduces radio frequency (RF) electromagnetic interference to the audio transducer assembly during device operation.05-23-2013
20080200221Mobile Communication Device Holder - A device for holding at least one mobile communication device includes a rear wall and a pair of side walls connected to the rear wall. A base extends between the side walls for supporting a lower end of at least one mobile communication device. A partition is movably coupled to the rear wall or base for defining a plurality of bays accommodating various communication devices. The base defines a slot through which a power cord electrically connected to a mobile communication device may be extended so for connection to an electrical power source. The device may include an auxiliary framework depending from the base and configured to receive a power strip. A mobile communication device may then be plugged into the power strip in order to recharge the communication device's battery. A solar panel may also be provided as the power source.08-21-2008
20110212755MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE - A mobile terminal device includes a housing formed with an opening, a base plate provided inside the housing and having an audio component attached thereon, a cushion part provided around the opening of an inside wall surface of the housing, a frame part that includes a face near a surface of the audio component and forms an audio path between the audio component and the opening, one end portion near the face of the frame part being attached to the base plate, and another end portion abutting the inside wall surface of the housing via the cushion part.09-01-2011
20110230241MAST-BASED DETACHABLE CONTROLLER DEVICE - A self-contained controller device for electronic devices is described herein. The controller device includes a fixed central mast that extends into the controller and acts as the core structural component for the controller. The controller's user movable casing is pivotally mounted about the mast with a pivot point where the user movable casing and the mast meet that is located at or above the surface of the electronic device. The internal components of the controller device include movement detection and measurement circuitry, a self-centering mechanism attached to the fixed central mast, and wires connecting the movement detection and measurement circuitry through the mast to device connection point(s) on the electronic device.09-22-2011
20110237310PORTABLE TERMINAL DEVICE - A portable terminal device includes a front panel covering the front of a housing; a circuit board placed inside the housing so as to face the front panel and having a cutout portion; a flexible substrate having a base end portion connected to the circuit board, extending from the base end portion to the cutout portion, and having a distal end portion placed on a facing surface of the circuit board facing the front panel; an electronic component having a bottom, the bottom which is connected to an intermediate portion of the flexible substrate, and being disposed at a position distant from the front panel than the facing surface of the circuit board; and a light source having a bottom, the bottom which is connected to the distal end portion of the flexible substrate, is smaller in thickness than the electronic component, and emits light toward the front panel.09-29-2011
20100285850GASKET FOR A MOBILE DEVICE HAVING A TOUCH SENSITIVE DISPLAY - A mobile device is disclosed that includes a housing, a touch sensitive display subassembly, and a gasket. The touch sensitive display subassembly is received in the housing and is movable relative to the housing. The touch sensitive display subassembly includes a lens overlaying a display. The gasket is attached to only one of the housing and the touch sensitive display subassembly. This gasket inhibits passage of debris between the housing and the touch screen display subassembly.11-11-2010
20100304797ACCESSORY STRAP SECURING MECHANISM - An accessory strap securing mechanism positioned on a portable electronic device to assemble an accessory strap thereon, the accessory strap securing mechanism includes an assembling portion and a securing member. The assembling portion is formed in the portable electronic device. The securing member includes a holding portion. The holding portion is received in the assembling portion. The holding portion includes a hook and a projection. The securing member is rotatable to allow the accessory strap to be coiled around the holding portion and a distal end of the accessory strap attached to the projection.12-02-2010
20100304796Magnetic Shield - A mobile apparatus includes an internal hands-free loudspeaker and a magnetic shielding plate that protects external objects sensitive to magnetic fields from the high-level magnetic field generated by the loudspeaker.12-02-2010
20100317414HOUSING ASSEMBLY FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A housing assembly includes a first housing having first positioning holes, a second housing having second positioning holes, and an assembly unit connected between the first and second housings and including two assembly parts. Multiple engaging devices each include a first engaging member and a second engaging member. The engaging devices are connected to the first and second positioning holes by first and second resilient members. An operation device is connected to the engaging devices and includes first and second release members which are respectively connected to the assembly parts. A link is connected to the assembly unit and connected with the first and second release members. An operation member is connected to the link to move the first or second release members of each engaging device and disengage the first and second release members from the first or second positioning holes of the first or second housings.12-16-2010
20130122974Modular Frames for Jewelry - Modular jewelry frames that provide a setting for ornamental items such as gems and crystals are presented. Some contemplated jewelry frames comprise at least one saddle that is configured to releasably couple with at least one strut. Jewelry boxes comprising conductive material and configured to provide a Faraday shield around their content are also provided.05-16-2013
20080311962WIRELESS TERMINALS WITH INTEGRATED HIGH SPEED SERIAL COMMUNICATION HINGES - The disclosure describes wireless terminals with first and second members held together by a hinge assembly with high-speed serial communication serial data transmission paths that extend through the hinge assembly.12-18-2008
20120021808MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICE DOCK - In general, the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in a system. The system includes a mobile telephone that includes a housing that defines a longitudinal axis that is oriented between a proximal end and a distal end. The mobile telephone includes one or more electrical connections located at the proximal end. The system includes a docking body that defines a recess that is shaped to correspond to at least a portion of the mobile telephone housing. The docking body includes one or more electrical connections for mating with the one or more mobile telephone electrical connections when the mobile telephone is docked. The mobile telephone electrical connections and the docking body electrical connections are shaped so as to provide no substantial lateral resistance to motion of the mobile telephone when the mobile telephone is docked. Lateral resistance is force that is perpendicular to the longitudinal axis.01-26-2012
20120028692PORTABLE TERMINAL - Provided is a portable terminal capable of ensuring satisfactory antenna characteristics regardless of a change in state, and of accommodating a plurality of frequency bands. A first circuit unit (02-02-2012
20120028691Case For A Portable Electronic Device - A case for a mobile telephone generally includes a waterproof exterior material and a thermally insulating interior material lining the exterior material to define a closable interior space in which the mobile telephone can be housed in a watertight and thermally insulated manner.02-02-2012
20120088558PHONE CASE - A case for an electronic device designed to protect the electronic device and extend the battery life of the electronic device is provided. The case has an engagement mechanism, can be engaged to securely fasten the case to the electronic device. The case portion includes a battery to extend the battery life of the electronic device and a connector that allows for the phone to be charge while positioned within the case.04-12-2012
20120088557IPad and Keypad Cover Structure - An iPad and keypad cover structure includes an iPad leather cover, a cover board, and a foldable member to connect the iPad leather cover and the cover board. The cover board has a fold line at a central portion thereof and at least one fixing tongue at an outer edge thereof. A keypad is provided on an inner side of the cover board. The iPad leather cover has a chamber at an inner side thereof, at least one transverse engaging piece disposed on an outer side thereof. The fixing tongue is inserted in the engaging piece of the iPad leather cover to secure the iPad and keypad cover structure when the cover board is folded face-to-face or back-to-back relative to the iPad leather cover. An iPad and the keypad are received therein face-to-face when the cover board is folded face-to-face relative to the iPad leather cover. When the keypad is disengaged from the cover board, the cover board can be reversely folded about the fold line and the fixing tongue is inserted in the engaging piece and the edge of the cover board is against the bottom edge of the engaging piece to form a triangular support base for supporting the iPad at an appropriate angle. Two ends of a strap are connected to two loops at two ends of the cover board and two support bands at the two ends of the cover board are adhered to outer adhesive straps provided on an outer side of the iPad leather cover for the user to hang on the shoulder or the neck. When the iPad leather cover is opened, the two support bands are used to support the iPad for the user to touch the iPad screen. The iPad can be carried with ease and the keypad can be taken along.04-12-2012
20130210503ACCESSORY FOR MOBILE DEVICES - The disclosure of the present application includes accessories for securing mobile devices. In an exemplary embodiment of an accessory for securing a mobile device of the present disclosure, the accessory includes a socket having a receiver portion opposite an attachment surface, where the attachment surface is capable of attaching to a mobile device, and a connector including a connecting member disposed on a base, where the receiver portion is configured to engage and retain the connecting member. In at least one embodiment, the accessory further includes a sleeve having a tubular wall defining an opening through the sleeve, where the sleeve is adapted to accept and retain a digit of a user and is mechanically connected to the connecting member.08-15-2013
20130210502MOBILE PHONE CASE AND MOBILE PHONE AND CASE COMBINATION - A mobile phone case and a mobile phone case in combination with a mobile phone includes a compartment for receiving a card having magnetic media, and a door covering the compartment. The door is made from a material capable of blocking a magnetic field emitted by a mobile phone to be received in the case.08-15-2013

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