08818274 is referenced by 3 patents and cites 23 patents.

A master device images an object device and uses the image to identify the object device. The master device then automatically interfaces with the identified object device, for example, by pairing with the object device. The master device may receive broadcast data from the object device including information about the visual appearance of the object device and use the broadcast data in the identification of the object device. The master device may retrieve data related to the object device and display the related data, which may be display the data over the displayed image of the object device. The master device may provide an interface to control the object device or be used to pass data to the object device.

Title
Automatic interfacing between a master device and object device
Application Number
12/786886
Publication Number
8818274 (B2)
Application Date
May 25, 2010
Publication Date
August 26, 2014
Inventor
Virginia Walker Keating
San Diego
CA, US
Gerald V Wright Jr
Solana Beach
CA, US
Serafin Diaz Spindola
San Diego
CA, US
Matthew S Grob
La Jolla
CA, US
Agent
Jennifer M Pascua
Assignee
QUALCOMM Incorporated
CA, US
IPC
H04L 29/06
H04N 1/00
H04B 7/00
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