Patents by Inventor Benjamin John King

Benjamin John King has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210315329
    Abstract: Low-profile latching mechanisms and related mechanical interfaces for allowing straps and other fastening accessories for limb-wearable devices are provided. The mechanisms in question allow for a very strong, yet easily releasable, connection to be made between a strap accessory and a device housing, with very little of the mechanism being visible.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Inventors: Benjamin Patrick Robert Jean Riot, Henry Michael Lubowe, Edison Tam King Miguel, Matthew Joseph Kane, Jr-Jay Jhang, Jens Mitchell Nielsen, C├ędric Eric Jean-Edouard Bernard, Chadwick John Harber, Brian Dennis Paschke, Junyong Park, Mark Woolhiser Huang
  • Patent number: 9641606
    Abstract: A method implemented in a user equipment (UE) comprising a processor. First information is stored to a removable memory connected to the UE and second information is stored to a non-volatile memory of the UE. The first information may be a unique value and may include additional information. A connection request based at least in part on the first information is received. A connection response based at least in part on the second information and the connection request is sent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventor: Benjamin John King
  • Patent number: 9292066
    Abstract: A method is provided for an upstream device to configure a plurality of lines in a cable. The method comprises the upstream device placing a first voltage on a first one of the lines traditionally specified to supply power; the upstream device grounding a second one of the lines traditionally specified to be a ground line; and the upstream device placing on a third one of the lines traditionally specified to convey data a second voltage for supplying power.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2016
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventor: Benjamin John King
  • Patent number: 9087182
    Abstract: The present application relates to performing operations on a computing device having a restricted mode of operation and an unrestricted mode of operation. A first input sequence comprising a correct authentication code and a command code is obtained while in the restricted mode of operation. The device executes one or more special operations associated with the command code while the device remains in the restricted mode of operation. The device transitions to the unrestricted mode of operation upon obtaining a second input sequence comprising a correct authentication code, and in the unrestricted mode of operation the device may execute one or more regular operations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventor: Benjamin John King
  • Patent number: 8533263
    Abstract: A method on a handheld device is provided. The method comprises sending a request from the handheld device to initiate an application on a host computer, receiving data related to the application from the host computer at the handheld device, and displaying the data in a view of the application appearing on the handheld device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: Blackberry Limited
    Inventor: Benjamin John King
  • Publication number: 20130007115
    Abstract: A method on a handheld device is provided. The method comprises sending a request from the handheld device to initiate an application on a host computer, receiving data related to the application from the host computer at the handheld device, and displaying the data in a view of the application appearing on the handheld device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2012
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Applicant: RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED
    Inventor: Benjamin John King
  • Patent number: 8301723
    Abstract: A method on a handheld device is provided. The method comprises sending a request from the handheld device to initiate an application on a host computer, receiving data related to the application from the host computer at the handheld device, and displaying the data in a view of the application appearing on the handheld device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2012
    Assignee: Research In Motion Limited
    Inventor: Benjamin John King
  • Publication number: 20120226912
    Abstract: The present application relates to performing operations on a computing device having a restricted mode of operation and an unrestricted mode of operation. A first input sequence comprising a correct authentication code and a command code is obtained while in the restricted mode of operation. The device executes one or more special operations associated with the command code while the device remains in the restricted mode of operation. The device transitions to the unrestricted mode of operation upon obtaining a second input sequence comprising a correct authentication code, and in the unrestricted mode of operation the device may execute one or more regular operations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2011
    Publication date: September 6, 2012
    Inventor: Benjamin John KING
  • Publication number: 20110314167
    Abstract: A method implemented in a user equipment (UE) comprising a processor. First information is stored to a removable memory connected to the UE and second information is stored to a non-volatile memory of the UE. The first information may be a unique value and may include additional information. A connection request based at least in part on the first information is received. A connection response based at least in part on the second information and the connection request is sent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2010
    Publication date: December 22, 2011
    Applicant: RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED
    Inventor: Benjamin John King
  • Publication number: 20110271122
    Abstract: A method is provided for an upstream device to configure a plurality of lines in a cable. The method comprises the upstream device placing a first voltage on a first one of the lines traditionally specified to supply power; the upstream device grounding a second one of the lines traditionally specified to be a ground line; and the upstream device placing on a third one of the lines traditionally specified to convey data a second voltage for supplying power.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2010
    Publication date: November 3, 2011
    Applicant: RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED
    Inventor: Benjamin John King
  • Publication number: 20110213855
    Abstract: A method on a handheld device is provided. The method comprises sending a request from the handheld device to initiate an application on a host computer, receiving data related to the application from the host computer at the handheld device, and displaying the data in a view of the application appearing on the handheld device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2010
    Publication date: September 1, 2011
    Applicant: RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED
    Inventor: Benjamin John King
  • Publication number: 20110179381
    Abstract: A method includes displaying a first part of information on a touch-sensitive display of a portable electronic device, detecting a gesture on the touch-sensitive display, determining attributes of the gesture, when the gesture comprises a first type gesture, performing an imaging function on the information, and when the gesture comprises a second type gesture, selecting and performing a function.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2010
    Publication date: July 21, 2011
    Applicant: RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED
    Inventor: Benjamin John King