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John Greer Elias: Driver handheld computing device lock-out. Apple, Van Court & Aldridge, April 22, 2014: US08706143 (47 worldwide citation)

Lock-out mechanisms for driver handheld computing devices. The lock-out mechanisms disable the ability of a handheld computing device to perform certain functions, such as texting, while one is driving. In one embodiment, a handheld computing device can provide a lock-out mechanism without requiring ...


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Jeff Gonion, Duncan Robert Kerr: Personal computing device control using face detection and recognition. Apple, Van Court & Aldridge, December 3, 2013: US08600120 (35 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for control of a personal computing device based on user face detection and recognition techniques.


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Michael I Ingrassia Jr, Nathaniel Paine Hramits: Systems and methods for controlling output of content based on human recognition data detection. Apple, Van Court & Aldridge, April 25, 2017: US09633186 (34 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for controlling output of content based on human recognition data captured by one or more sensors of an electronic device are provided. The control of the output of particular content may be based on an action of a rule defined for the particular content, and may be performed whe ...


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Jonathan Aase: Seamless earbud structures and methods for making the same. Apple, Van Court & Aldridge, February 24, 2015: US08965030 (34 worldwide citation)

Seamless earbud structures and methods for making the same are disclosed. Seamless earbud structures can be constructed using an insert molding construction method, which overmolds a cosmetic material over two sub-enclosures that are mated together. The two sub-enclosures form a housing that can enc ...


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Peter Panagas: Calibration for three dimensional motion sensor. Apple, Van Court & Aldridge, September 3, 2013: US08527228 (30 worldwide citation)

An electronic device can include an inertial measurement unit (IMU) operative to monitor the movement of the electronic device. The IMU used in the device can be inaccurate due to the manufacturing process used to construct the IMU and to incorporate the IMU in the electronic device. To correct the ...


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Jeffrey Hayashida, Jonathan Aase, Julian Hoenig: Non-occluding earbuds and methods for making the same. Apple, Van Court & Aldridge, October 28, 2014: US08873790 (24 worldwide citation)

Non-occluding earbuds and methods for making the same are disclosed. The earbud has a non-occluding housing having a directional port positioned offset with respect to a center axis of the housing. The directional port may be constructed to project acoustic signals into the user's ear canal. In addi ...


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Glenn Gregory Gilley, Sarah A Brody, Randall Hayes Ubillos, Mihnea Calin Pacurariu, Jesse Lee Dorogusker, Robert Edward Borchers, Donald Ginsburg: Lifestyle companion system. Apple, Van Court & Aldridge, February 17, 2015: US08956290 (20 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for providing a lifestyle companion system are provided. The lifestyle companion system can provide a platform to conduct a user interview. Based on the user interview responses, the system can suggest activities, references, and/or plug-in modules. During performance of activiti ...


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Jonathan Aase, Ian Davison, Kurt Stiehl, Brian Wark: Systems and methods for assembling non-occluding earbuds. Apple, Van Court & Aldridge, February 9, 2016: US09258663 (19 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for assembling non-occluding earbuds are disclosed. The earbud includes a non-occluding housing having a directional sound port offset with respect to a center axis of the earbud. The housing can have an asymmetric shape amenable to in-the-ear retention. Additionally, the housing ...


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Victor Tiscareno, Kevin Johnson, Cindy Lawrence: Systems and methods for receiving infrared data with a camera designed to detect images based on visible light. Apple, Van Court & Aldridge, September 30, 2014: US08848059 (15 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for receiving infrared data with a camera designed to detect images based on visible light are provided. A system can include a camera and image processing circuitry electrically coupled to the camera. The image processing circuitry can determine whether each image detected by th ...


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Harry Tannenbaum, Scott Hong, Hirofumi Honjo, Prashanth Ramachandran, Mikko Sannala, Naveen Singh, Wes Calidonna, Arjuna Sivasithambaresan: Systems and methods for altering a state of a system using a remote device that processes gestures. GOOGLE, Van Court & Aldridge, February 16, 2016: US09265001 (12 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods systems and methods for altering a state of system using a remote device that processes gestures are described herein. The electronic device can communicate with the system in response to monitoring a user generated gesture or other interaction. For example, a user can wave the p ...