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Michael L Charlier, Thomas G Stoll, Rachid M Alameh, Michael W Schellinger, Thomas R Schirtzinger, Thomas E Gitzinger Jr, Hugh K Smith: Wireless infrared peripheral interface for a communication device. Motorola, Brian M Mancini, June 10, 2003: US06577877 (100 worldwide citation)

A wireless infrared peripheral interface for a communication device having a cellular radio transceiver includes a peripheral interface. The peripheral interface includes at least one infrared signal source and at least one infrared detector. The signal source and detector are coupled with dispersin ...


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Michael L Charlier, Thomas E Gitzinger Jr, Paul R Steuer: Extending hinged flip apparatus for a communication device. Motorola, Brian M Mancini, Randall S Vaas, August 23, 2005: US06934568 (38 worldwide citation)

A communication device with an extending hinged flip apparatus includes three interconnected movable housings. A base housing includes a user interface and most of the electronics of the device. A flip housing is coupled by a hinge assembly to the base housing. An extendable housing is configured to ...


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Rachid M Alameh, Eric L Krenz, Thomas E Gitzinger Jr, Christopher S Gremo, Andrew A Efanov, Ji Chen: Multi-function antenna system for radio communication device. Motorola, Brian M Mancini, February 19, 2002: US06348897 (25 worldwide citation)

A multi-function antenna system for a radio communication device includes a housing that encloses a radio frequency transceiver of the radio communication device. A mounting base is coupled to the housing and has a first set of electrical contacts coupled to the transceiver. An antenna element is co ...


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Michael L Charlier, Thomas E Gitzinger, Jeong J Ma, Tom R Schirtzinger: Dual sided transparent display module and portable electronic device incorporating the same. Motorola Mobility, July 23, 2013: US08493364 (9 worldwide citation)

A dual sided transparent display module and an electronic device incorporating the same are provided. The dual sided transparent display module includes a primary transparent display having a first surface side and a second surface side. The transparent display module further includes a first side t ...


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Michael E Russel, Thomas E Gitzinger: Methods and devices for path-loss estimation. Google Technology Holdings, Wolfe SBMC, May 17, 2016: US09344837 (9 worldwide citation)

A method on a first device for estimating path-loss between the first device and a second device is described. A user context indicator associated with the first device is determined. At least one path-loss parameter of a plurality of path-loss parameters for the first device is updated based on the ...


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Thomas E Gitzinger, Michael L Charlier, Paul R Steuer: Dual position display in an electronic device. Motorola, Randall S Vas, Gary J Cunningham, October 28, 2008: US07443657 (7 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are disclosed for an electronic device (100) to incorporate two housing members (104, 106) to expose a first portion (112) of a display or screen (110) when closed. When the two members (104, 106) are moved to open the housing (102) the display or screen (110) is moved to a p ...


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Christopher S Gremo, Rachid M Alameh, Thomas E Gitzinger Jr: Flat-profile keypad assembly and label. Motorola, Brian M Mancini, Randall S Vaas, February 20, 2007: US07181007 (6 worldwide citation)

A keypad apparatus includes a printed circuit (110) configured for a keypad. Dome actuators (108) are placed on top of the printed circuit. A backlight (106) with apertures (103) is placed over the dome actuators such that the dome actuators rest entirely within their associated apertures. This asse ...


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Thomas Y Merrell, Rachid M Alameh, Thomas E Gitzinger, Michael J Slade, David R Zeiger: Method and electronic device connector with band and angle encoding. Motorla, Hisashi D Watanabe, April 1, 2008: US07351065 (6 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a connector including two mating sleeves, at least one of which having a plurality of first conductive contacts, a second mating sleeve configured to be rotatably joined to the first mating sleeve and also configured to support circuitry. The connector may also include at least one shaf ...


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Thomas E Gitzinger, Rachid M Alameh: Optical keypad for electronic device. Motorola Mobility, Hisashi D Watanabe, April 12, 2011: US07924175 (5 worldwide citation)

Disclosed in a wearable electronic device including an optical keypad supported by a keypad housing. The optical keypad may include a plurality of keys disposed along the keypad housing, and a plurality of illumination sources and optical receivers with a corresponding illumination source and optica ...


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Thomas D Derengowski, John Delianides, Thomas E Gitzinger: Water sealing the side key system on an electronic device. Motorola Mobility, January 28, 2014: US08637781 (4 worldwide citation)

An improved water sealing side key system for use in electronic device 24, such as but not limited to a mobile phone, and which provides for the construction of the seal assembly 21 as a rigid frame 29 and an elastomeric sealing material that allows for both a compressive and circumferential (perime ...