Bernhard Weisshaar, Merlin Smith, Parvathy Bhaskaran, Mark Clayton, Kungwell Mike Liu: Service framework supporting remote service discovery and connection. Motorola, Corporate Law Department 56 238, October 14, 2004: US20040205153-A1

In an information appliance system 100, a user device 108 comprises a client platform (200, FIG. 5) that includes a service framework (235, FIG. 5) to discover and connect with a variety of services, both remote and local, transient and persistent, and to disconnect from them when they are no longer ...