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Brian Huppi, Anthony M Fadell, Derek Barrentine, Daniel Freeman: Automated response to and sensing of user activity in portable devices. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, December 15, 2009: US07633076 (391 worldwide citation)

The various methods and devices described herein relate to devices which, in at least certain embodiments, may include one or more sensors for providing data relating to user activity and at least one processor for causing the device to respond based on the user activity which was determined, at lea ...


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Brian Huppi: Mouse having a rotary dial. Apple Computer, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, August 1, 2006: US07084856 (195 worldwide citation)

A user operated input device is disclosed. The user operated input device includes a housing and a rotary dial positioned relative to an external surface of the housing. The rotary dial provides a control function.


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Anthony M Fadell, Matthew L Rogers, David Sloo, Michael J Matas, Fred Bould, Shigefumi Honjo, Brian Huppi, John B Filson: Thermostat user interface. Nest Labs, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, October 2, 2012: US08280536 (122 worldwide citation)

A thermostat for controlling an HVAC system is described, the thermostat having a user interface that is visually pleasing, approachable, and easy to use while also providing ready access to, and intuitive navigation within, a menuing system capable of receiving a variety of different types of user ...


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Anthony M Fadell, Matthew L Rogers, David Sloo, Michael J Matas, Fred Bould, Shigefumi Honjo, Brian Huppi, John B Filson: Thermostat user interface. Nest Labs, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, June 5, 2012: US08195313 (121 worldwide citation)

A thermostat for controlling an HVAC system is described, the thermostat having a user interface that is visually pleasing, approachable, and easy to use while also providing ready access to, and intuitive navigation within, a menuing system capable of receiving a variety of different types of user ...


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Abraham Farag, Brian Huppi: Multi-button mouse. Apple, Beyer Weaver, June 19, 2007: US07233318 (84 worldwide citation)

A mouse with multi button functionality is disclosed. The mouse includes a housing that surrounds the internal components of the mouse. The housing includes at least a first member and a second member, each of which forms a substantial portion of the housing. The first member moves relative to the s ...


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Steve Hotelling, Brian Huppi: Ambidextrous mouse. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, October 5, 2010: US07808479 (46 worldwide citation)

An ambidextrous mouse is disclosed. The ambidextrous mouse is configured for both left and right handed use. The mouse may include right handed buttons on the front side of the mouse and left handed buttons on the back side of the mouse. The user may change the handedness of the mouse by rotating th ...


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Brian Huppi, John Benjamin Filson, Fred Bould, David Sloo, Matthew Lee Rogers, Anthony Michael Fadell: System and method for integrating sensors in thermostats. Nest Labs, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 20, 2014: US08727611 (32 worldwide citation)

Provided according to one or more embodiments is a thermostat having a housing, the housing including a forward-facing surface, the thermostat comprising a passive infrared (PIR) motion sensor disposed inside the housing for sensing occupancy in the vicinity of the thermostat. The PIR motion sensor ...


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Brian Huppi, Anthony M Fadell, Derek Barrentine, Daniel Freeman: Automated response to and sensing of user activity in portable devices. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, December 24, 2013: US08614431 (29 worldwide citation)

The various methods and devices described herein relate to devices which, in at least certain embodiments, may include one or more sensors for providing data relating to user activity and at least one processor for causing the device to respond based on the user activity which was determined, at lea ...


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Brian Huppi, Thai Q La, Walter Joseph Galbraith Jr: Apparatuses and methods for illuminating a keyboard. Apple Computer, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, August 17, 2004: US06776497 (28 worldwide citation)

An illumination system for a computer system. In one exemplary embodiment, a light guide panel has a first end and a second end, wherein lights from a light source enter the light guide panel from the first end and exit through the second end. A light guide tube is coupled to the second end of the l ...


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Steve Hotelling, Joshua Strickon, Brian Huppi, Christoph Krah: Hybrid low power computer mouse. Apple Computer, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, December 26, 2006: US07154477 (26 worldwide citation)

A low power tracking device and a method of use thereof is described. The method includes receiving first tracking information from a first tracking device and periodically determining accuracy of the first tracking information. A second tracking device is activated and used to acquire second tracki ...