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Quin C Hoellwarth: Head-mounted display apparatus for retaining a portable electronic device with display. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, February 17, 2015: US08957835 (65 worldwide citation)

Head-mounted display systems and methods of operation that allow users to couple and decouple a portable electronic device such as a handheld portable electronic device with a separate head-mounted device (e.g., temporarily integrates the separate devices into a single unit) are disclosed. The porta ...


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Ching Yu John Tam, Ryan Jeffrey Du Bois, Chanh Duy Nguyen Tran: Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, July 29, 2014: US08793094 (50 worldwide citation)

One embodiment relates to testing and verifying vibrator motor operation during manufacturing of a device and during in-the-field use. The test relies on an integrated motion sensor or other mechanical measurement circuitry, such as, for example, an accelerometer. In one embodiment, a speed determin ...


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Nathan Moyal, Jonathon C Stiff: Method and circuit for rapid alignment of signals. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck P C, November 13, 2007: US07295049 (48 worldwide citation)

Circuits and methods for aligning two or more signals including a first and second signal. In one embodiment, a shift register generates two or more shifted copies of the second signal, and each of a plurality of phase detectors receives the first signal and one of the shifted copies of the second s ...


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Bobby Burrough, Benjamin J Pope: Multi touch with multi haptics. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, April 1, 2014: US08686952 (43 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for processing touch inputs are disclosed. The invention in one respect includes reading data from a multi-touch sensing device such as a multi-touch touch screen where the data pertains to touch input with respect to the multi-touch sensing device, and identifying at least one m ...


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Steven P Larky: Device and method for managing power consumed by a USB device. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck P C, March 20, 2007: US07194638 (41 worldwide citation)

A method and device for reducing an amount of power consumed by a USB device (such as a host/hub/peripheral device which may include a receiver, phy, synchronizer, or other component associated with a data path) adapted to communicate using one or more USB signals each having a synchronization field ...


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Brett Bilbrey, Aleksandar Pance, Peter Arnold, David I Simon, Jean Lee, Michael D Hillman, Gregory L Tice, Vijay Iyer, Bradley Spare: Alignment and connection for devices. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, November 5, 2013: US08576034 (30 worldwide citation)

A plug or connector including a coded magnet and an electrical contact. As the plug approaches a corresponding port, the coded magnet interacts with a magnet within the port. The interaction between the plug coded magnet and the port coded magnet provides a force to connect and/or align the plug wit ...


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Aaron Brennan: Poly-phase frequency synthesis oscillator. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck P C, February 19, 2008: US07332976 (29 worldwide citation)

A frequency synthesis/multiplication circuit and method for multiplying the frequency of a reference signal. In one embodiment, multiple versions of the reference signal are generated having different phases relative to one another, and these multiple versions are combined to form an output signal h ...


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James J Niu: Stacked metal and elastomeric dome for key switch. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, April 21, 2015: US09012795 (28 worldwide citation)

A low travel keyboard and methods of fabrication are described. The low-travel keyboard is suitable for a thin-profile computing device, such as a laptop computer, netbook computer, desktop computer, etc. The keyboard includes a key cap positioned over stacked elastomeric and metal domes. The quick ...


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Aleksandar Pance: Illumination of input device. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, July 21, 2015: US09086733 (26 worldwide citation)

Input devices having backlighting for associated input mechanisms. The backlighting may be supplied by a light source coupled to a light guide. Both the light guide and light source may be located completely beneath the input mechanism and above a mechanical support for the mechanism. Each input mec ...


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Patrick Kessler, Bradley Joseph Hamel, James J Niu: Single support lever keyboard mechanism. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, November 26, 2013: US08592699 (26 worldwide citation)

A keyboard mechanism for a low-travel keyboard and methods of fabrication are described. The low-travel keyboard is suitable for a thin-profile computing device, such as a laptop computer, netbook computer, desktop computer, etc. The keyboard includes a key cap that can be formed of a variety of mat ...