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The present disclosure relates to remote feature activation. In an embodiment, a device may be manufactured having firmware configured to implement multiple unique features on the device. Features may be enabled and disabled on the device later or at a remote location. Enabled features may allow the device to perform corresponding functions, and disabled features may not allow the device to perform corresponding functions. Remote feature activation may include exchanging security information between an activation entity and the device.

Title
Remote feature activation
Application Number
14/245895
Publication Number
9535676 (B1)
Application Date
April 4, 2014
Publication Date
January 3, 2017
Inventor
David R Kaiser
Apple Valley
MN, US
Nino Wicaksono
Singapore
SG
Anthony R Duran
Longmont
CO, US
Manuel A Offenberg
San Francisco
CA, US
Monty A Forehand
Loveland
CO, US
Agent
Christian W Best
Kirk A Cesari
Cesari & Reed
Assignee
Seagate Technology
CA, US
IPC
G06F 21/44
G06F 9/445
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