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A method and system for configuring a mobile computing device to a docking station using near field communication is disclosed. A mobile computing device may scan an NFC tag integrated with the docking station to gather docking-station information. This docking-station information may be used by the mobile computing device to (i) configure its interface connector to match the docking connector, (ii) establish a communication link with the docking station and/or a host computer connected to the docking station, or (iii) authenticate the docking station to the mobile computing device or vice versa.

Title
Docking system and method using near field communication
Application Number
14/257364
Publication Number
9258033 (B2)
Application Date
April 21, 2014
Publication Date
February 9, 2016
Inventor
Paul Edward Showering
Chippenham
GB
Agent
Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A
Assignee
Hand Held Products
SC, US
IPC
H04W 4/00
H04W 12/06
H04M 1/725
H04M 1/04
H04B 5/00
G06F 1/16
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