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Steve P Hotelling, Duncan Robert Kerr, Bas Ording, Jonathan P Ive, Peter J Kennedy, Anthony M Fadell, Jeffrey L Robbin: Proximity detector in handheld device. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, January 26, 2010: US07653883 (551 worldwide citation)

Proximity based systems and methods that are implemented on an electronic device are disclosed. The method includes sensing an object spaced away and in close proximity to the electronic device. The method also includes performing an action in the electronic device when an object is sensed.


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Steve P Hotelling, Brian Q Huppi, Joshua A Strickon, Duncan Robert Kerr, Bas Ording, Imran Chaudhri, Greg Christie, Jonathan P Ive, Peter J Kennedy, Anthony M Fadell, Jeffrey L Robbin: Proximity detector in handheld device. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, February 19, 2013: US08381135 (261 worldwide citation)

Proximity based systems and methods that are implemented on an electronic device are disclosed. The method includes sensing an object spaced away and in close proximity to the electronic device. The method also includes performing an action in the electronic device when an object is sensed.


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Duncan R Kerr, Steve P Hotelling: Active enclosure for computing device. Apple, Beyer Law Group, August 3, 2010: US07766517 (15 worldwide citation)

A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a housing having an illuminable portion. The computing device also includes a light device disposed inside the housing. The light device is configured to illuminate the illuminable portion.


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Steve P Hotelling, Scott A Brenneman: Method and apparatus for remotely detecting presence. Apple, Dorsey & Whitney, October 6, 2009: US07599044 (13 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for detecting a person's presence without requiring the person to provide auditory or tactile input. The invention may be incorporated into an electronic device, such as a desktop computer or notebook computer. The embodiment may employ a variety of radiation emissions to determine when ...


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Steve P Hotelling, Brian Q Huppi, Joshua A Strickon, Duncan Robert Kerr, Imran Chaudhri, Greg Christie, Jonathan P Ive, Peter J Kennedy, Anthony M Faddell, Jeffrey L Robbin: Proximity detector in handheld device. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, December 17, 2013: US08612856 (11 worldwide citation)

Proximity based systems and methods that are implemented on an electronic device are disclosed. The method includes sensing an object spaced away and in close proximity to the electronic device. The method also includes performing an action in the electronic device when an object is sensed.


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Duncan R Kerr, Steve P Hotelling: Active enclosure for computing device. Apple, Beyer Law Group, October 11, 2011: US08033695 (10 worldwide citation)

A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a housing having an illuminable portion. The computing device also includes a light device disposed inside the housing. The light device is configured to illuminate the illuminable portion.


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Duncan R Kerr, Steve P Hotelling: Active enclosure for computing device. Apple, Beyer Law Group, October 4, 2011: US08029166 (10 worldwide citation)

A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a housing having an illuminable portion. The computing device also includes a light device disposed inside the housing. The light device is configured to illuminate the illuminable portion.


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Steve P Hotelling: Capacitance sensing electrode with integrated I/O mechanism. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, September 20, 2011: US08022935 (8 worldwide citation)

A touch sensing device is disclosed. The touch sensing device includes one or more multifunctional nodes each of which represents a single touch pixel. Each multifunctional node includes a touch sensor with one or more integrated I/O mechanisms. The touch sensor and integrated I/O mechanisms share t ...


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Duncan R Kerr, Steve P Hotelling: Active enclosure for computing device. Apple, Beyer Law Group, September 11, 2012: US08264167 (6 worldwide citation)

A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a housing having an illuminable portion. The computing device also includes a light device disposed inside the housing. The light device is configured to illuminate the illuminable portion.