Everton Davis: Locator apparatus. Matthew J Pierce, March 22, 2005: US06870483 (17 worldwide citation)

A locator apparatus for locating a lost wallet, pocketbook, or a purse is disclosed. Other embodiments of the apparatus could be incorporated into other commonly used items such as purses, sunglasses, keys, etc. The apparatus would be a phone chip and speaker combination that would be incorporated i ...

Sameer Badaskar: Voice-based media searching. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, January 17, 2017: US09547647 (16 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for searching for media items using a voice-based digital assistant are described. Natural language text strings corresponding to search queries are provided. The search queries include query terms. The text strings may correspond to speech inputs input by a user into an electron ...

Diane Remblad: Combination beach bag and beach mat. Theresa M Seal, June 5, 2007: US07225483 (16 worldwide citation)

A combination beach bag and beach mat for storing and transporting personal items for leisure, camping, travel, vacation, swimming pool and beach going excursions includes an upper storage section having an inner storage cavity for containing a towel and a beach mat therein, and the beach mat integr ...

James D Tone: Alarm device for wallets and the like. Anthony Asquith & Co, July 23, 1991: US05034724 (16 worldwide citation)

A wallet is disclosed which incorporates an electrical alarm circuit for signalling that e.g. a credit card has not been properly returned to its compartment in the wallet. The electrical current is transferred from compartment to compartment, and from the battery and buzzer portion, by means of con ...

Scott B Guthery: Integrated circuit devices with steganographic authentication, and steganographic authentication methods. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Haynes PLLC, August 17, 2004: US06779112 (16 worldwide citation)

This invention concerns an integrated circuit (IC) device, such as smart cards, electronic wallets, PC cards, and the like, and various methods for steganographically authenticating identities and authorizing transactions based on the authenticated identities. The IC device has a memory and a proces ...

Everardo Dos Santos Faris, Paulo Luz Teixeira Jr, Marcos Batista Correa: Transceiver device for cell phones for tracking of objects. Robert M Downey P A, January 10, 2012: US08094011 (15 worldwide citation)

A system for tracking objects includes a radio frequency (RF) transceiver device integrated in a wireless handheld personal electronic device (e.g., cell phone, BLACKBERRY, iPHONE) having a visual display, a battery power source and a selection of distinct audible ringtones. The transceiver device c ...

Ian James Clubb, Philip Geoffrey Claridge, Thomas Joseph Shusta, Jeffrey M Miller: System and method for revenue and authorization management. Convergys Information Management Group, Foley & Lardner, November 5, 2013: US08577795 (14 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed for facilitating relationship-centric authorization of transactions in a manner which provides optimum scalability and availability by logically partitioning wallets in conjunction with partitioning a resource associated with a group of consumers.

Shamir Adi: Protecting smart cards from power analysis with detached power supplies. Yeda Res And Dev An Isr, July 4, 2001: EP1113386-A2 (14 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for protecting smart cards against simple and differential power attacks when they are inserted into card readers controlled by other entities. The technique is particularly useful in financial applications such as ATM cards, credit cards, and electronic wallets, in which card ...

Claude Sarno, Henri Bouteille: Connecting device for an assembly of line replaceable modules for electronic wallets and rack equipped with same for receiving such an assembly. Thomson CSF Sextant, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, May 28, 2002: US06394815 (14 worldwide citation)

A device for connecting an array of electronic-card-carrying modular structures to an external installation with which a flow of signals can be established, and also providing communication between the various modular structures. The device includes, near the array of modular structures, a plate pro ...

Scott B Guthery: Integrated circuit card with situation dependent identity authentication. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, July 4, 2006: US07072869 (13 worldwide citation)

This invention concerns an integrated circuit (IC) device, such as smart cards, electronic wallets, PC cards, and the like, and various methods for authenticating identities and authorizing transactions based on the authenticated identities in a situation-dependent manner.