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G Eric Engstrom: Wireless mobile phone with authenticated mode of operation including heart beat profile based authentication. Varia Holdings, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt P C, February 19, 2013: US08380247 (43 worldwide citation)

A wireless mobile phone is equipped to operate in an unauthenticated and an authenticated mode of operation, depending on whether a user has been authenticated. In one embodiment, the wireless mobile phone includes a number of sensors to enable a user's heart beat profile to be captured and be used ...


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Peter Zatloukal, G Eric Engstrom, Cindy M Smith: Emulated radio frequency identification. Varia Holdings, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt P C, March 6, 2012: US08127984 (36 worldwide citation)

A mobile communication device is equipped with hardware and/or software components to enable the device to output a data in a form of a radio frequency signal, emulating outputting of the data by either an active or a passive RFID transponder. The data may be a security key or an identifier. Emulati ...


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G Eric Engstrom, Tyrol R Graham, Jonathan O Nelson, Eric J Hull: Unified communication thread for wireless mobile communication devices. Varia Holdings, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt P C, April 20, 2010: US07702315 (35 worldwide citation)

A mobile communication device, such as a wireless mobile phone, is provided with a unified message function equipped to facilitate a user in interacting with a communication partner including messages of different message types supported by the mobile communication device via a unified thread.


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Craig G Eisler, G Eric Engstrom: Resource management for multimedia devices in a computer. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, June 20, 2000: US06078942 (33 worldwide citation)

A resource management system in a multimedia application programming interface for a media device such as a display controller or a sound device. Applications in a multitasking environment can request exclusive access to the resources of a media device. When an application in exclusive mode gets the ...


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G Eric Engstrom, Paul R Nash: Visualization supplemented wireless mobile telephony. Wildseed, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt P C, September 13, 2005: US06944482 (33 worldwide citation)

A wireless mobile phone is provided with the capability to visually convey various information to users, using a number of light emitting devcies (LEDs). The information may include notification of an incoming call, text messages of a call (in Morse code representations), complementary graphics for ...


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G Eric Engstrom, Tyrol R Graham, Jonathan O Nelson, Eric J Hull: Unified message box for wireless mobile communication devices. Wildseed, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt P C, May 1, 2007: US07212808 (28 worldwide citation)

A mobile communication device, such as a wireless mobile phone, is provided with a unified message function equipped to facilitate a user in interacting with communication messages of different message types supported by the mobile communication device via an unified message box.


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G Eric Engstrom, Peter Zatloukal: Adding I/O ports to mobile device via smart interchangeable cover. Wildseed, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt P C, July 19, 2005: US06920338 (27 worldwide citation)

An interchangeable cover is endowed with one or more I/O ports and complementary electronics to add the one or more I/O ports to a mobile device, to which the interchangeable cover is attached. In various embodiments, the I/O ports may comprise a PS/2 mouse port, a serial port, a parallel port, a se ...


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G Eric Engstrom, Peter Zatloukal: Interchangeable covering additions to a mobile communication device for display and key reorientation. Wildseed, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt PC, February 14, 2006: US06999804 (26 worldwide citation)

A mobile communications device including an interchangeable covering addition for display and key reorientation is provided. A body encases a first set of electronic components. A display screen with a default display orientation and a first plurality of input keys are disposed on the body and are c ...


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G Eric Engstrom, Craig G Eisler: Method for switching protocols transparently in multi-user applications. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, March 27, 2007: US07197049 (24 worldwide citation)

An application programming interface implements a method for transparently switching from one communication protocol to another and for restoring the state of a previous connection. The application programming interface executes on a local, client computer, as well as remote computers. It includes f ...


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G Eric Engstrom: Method and system for collecting and displaying aggregate presence information for mobile media players. Varia, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt P C, October 7, 2008: US07433922 (21 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to mobile device (FIG. 5, No 502) that obtains presence information for multiple users of other mobile devices (FIG. 5, No 508) and aggregating this information for display by at least one of the users. The aggregated presence information can include the physical (FIG. 5, N ...