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Brett T Hannigan, Brett Alan Bradley, Burt W Perry, Tony F Rodriguez: Methods and systems for read-aloud books. Digimarc Corporation, August 28, 2007: US07261612 (111 worldwide citation)

The pages of a children's book are marked in a machine-readable manner (e.g., by imperceptible digital watermark technology). When such a page is shown to a camera-equipped computer device, the watermark is decoded, and the story text from that page is read aloud to a child. A number of variants are ...


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Daniel A Katz: Wireless location determining device. December 26, 2006: US07155238 (111 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a system and a method to locate moving objects, such as people, pets and vehicles, over a wide area, by attaching small wireless devices, such as Bluetooth transceivers, to said objects and determining the location of said devices. The location of said wireless device ...


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Ephraim Zehavi, Ron Nevo: Wireless apparatus having a transceiver equipped to support multiple wireless communication protocols. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, January 24, 2006: US06990082 (109 worldwide citation)

A wireless device is provided with a wireless transceiver having a joint signal transmit/receive section, and a number of signal up/down conversion sections to transmit and receive signals wirelessly in accordance with a first and a second protocol. The wireless device is further provided with a con ...


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Todd F Mozer, Forrest S Mozer: Voice interface and search for electronic devices including bluetooth headsets and remote systems. Sensory, Chad R Walsh, Fountainhead Law Group P C, January 17, 2012: US08099289 (108 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for improving the interaction between a user and a small electronic device such as a Bluetooth headset are described. The use of a voice user interface in electronic devices may be used. In one embodiment, recognition processing limitations of some devices are overcome by employi ...


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David Hugh Muir, Binh T Nguyen: Method and apparatus for registering a mobile device with a gaming machine. IGT, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, April 20, 2010: US07699703 (107 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods, apparatus, and systems, including computer program products, implementing techniques for securing a gaming machine for a player of the gaming machine using a mobile device such as a cell phone associated with the player. A player input requests securing of the gaming machine. ...


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Torbjorn Larsson, Donald R Green Jr: Intelligent portable phone with dual mode operation for automobile use. Denso Corporation, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 24, 2004: US06697638 (107 worldwide citation)

A system for operating a cellular phone using Bluetooth with a car kit is described. The Bluetooth protocol is used to communicate between the cellular phone and the car kit. A communication can be established between the cellular phone and the said car kit. In one mode, the car kit can be made to a ...


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Jim Eng, Conway Chan, Robin Young: Wireless deployment of bluetooth access points using a distributed antenna architecture. LGC Wireless, Lumen Intellectual Property Services, August 3, 2004: US06771933 (107 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a wireless communications system, in which a distributed antenna system (DAS) and one or more master Bluetooth access point modules are employed to extend the range of and wirelessly deploy Bluetooth access points (BTAPs) in a scalable and versatile manner. A variety o ...


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Govind Rangaswamy Kadambi, Theodore Samuel Hebron, Antonio Barron Meza, Sripathi Yarasi: Planar Inverted-F-Antenna (PIFA) having a slotted radiating element providing global cellular and GPS-bluetooth frequency response. Centurion Wireless Technologies, Holland & Hart, May 25, 2004: US06741214 (107 worldwide citation)

Single feed planar inverted-F antennas (PIFAs) are provided for three, four or five frequency bands of resonance in both cellular and non-cellular frequency bands. The PIFAs include a dielectric carriage having a metal radiating element located on a top surface thereof and sidewalls having a metal g ...


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Raj Bridgelall: Hybrid bluetooth/RFID based real time location tracking. Symbol Technologies, Baker Botts, April 6, 2004: US06717516 (106 worldwide citation)

Devices having either wireless data communication capability or RFID tags can be located using dual function fixed devices which are distributed throughout a facility. The devices will identify those units with which they are communicating using a wireless radio data communications protocol and also ...


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Rod Walsh, Juha Häkkinen, Matti Hämäläinen, Mauri Väänänen, Ari Tähti, Kristiina Nevakivi: Dynamic content delivery responsive to user requests. Nokia Corporation, Banner & Witcoff, November 15, 2005: US06965770 (105 worldwide citation)

A method and system for establishing a dynamic content delivery system (DCDS) is disclosed. In one embodiment, a Bluetooth enabled mobile communications unit is used to communicate with a server in order to make a request for the delivery of specific content, such as a song, video, or the like, to a ...



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