05982520 is referenced by 221 patents and cites 8 patents.

A personal storage device for receipt, storage, and transfer of digital information to other electronic devices has a pocket sized crush resistant casing with a volume of less than about ten cubic centimeters. A processor is positioned within the casing cavity and attached to the crush resistant casing, while a memory module also positioned within the casing cavity is configured to store received executable applications and data. An infrared transceiver is mounted on the crush resistant casing and in electronic communication with the processor and memory module to provide for receipt and storage of executable applications, and receipt, storage, and transfer of digital information to other electronic devices. The digital information stored by the personal storage device can be intermittently synchronized with other electronic devices.

Title
Personal storage device for application and data transfer
Application Number
8/623436
Publication Number
5982520
Application Date
March 28, 1996
Publication Date
November 9, 1999
Inventor
Komal S Sethi
Pelham
NY, US
Hans Juergen Boehm
San Jose
CA, US
Stephanie L Kozinski
Palo Alto
CA, US
Roy Want
Mountain View
CA, US
Mark D Weiser
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Robert A Burtzlaff
Assignee
Xerox Corporation
CT, US
IPC
H04B 10/00
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