Patents by Inventor Walther PACHLER

Walther PACHLER 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).

  • Patent number: 10735053
    Abstract: A boosted near field communication device includes an electronic circuit, a transceiver circuit, an interface coupling the electronic circuit with a host controller, and a memory containing a first information about an activation characteristic of the electronic circuit. The transceiver circuit is configured to determine a timing requirement of a reading device based on one or more request signals, activate the electronic circuit with energy obtained at least one of from an electromagnetic field generated by the reading device or from a battery on receiving a request signal from the reading device, and ensure that after activating the electronic circuit, the electronic circuit can receive and process a request signal from the reading device corresponding to the determined timing requirement by using the determined timing requirement and the first information about an activation characteristic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Juergen Hoelzl, Walther Pachler, Josef Gruber
  • Patent number: 10685277
    Abstract: A chip card body including a metal plate, a reception region in the metal plate for receiving a chip and configured for inductive coupling of the metal plate to a chip received in the reception region; and at least one through-opening in the metal plate and configured such that at least a part of the metal plate acts as an antenna for delivering an electromagnetic signal to the reception region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventor: Walther Pachler
  • Publication number: 20200167507
    Abstract: A secure computing device having a storage arrangement configured to store a secret. The secure computing device includes a first interface configured to control a display, and a second interface configured to receive an input signal having information which reproduces a prompt to display the secret. The secure computing device is designed to read the secret from the storage arrangement on the basis of the input signal, and to control the display via the first interface in such a way that a display of the secret is effected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Andrea Hoeller, Walther Pachler
  • Publication number: 20200167628
    Abstract: A chip card is provided. The chip card can have a metal layer in which an opening is formed and a slot that extends from one edge of the opening to the outer edge of the metal layer, a booster antenna structure, arranged in the opening, having an antenna section for electromagnetically coupling to the metal layer and having a coupling region for electromagnetically coupling to an antenna structure of a chip module, and the chip module, which is arranged in the coupling region, having the antenna structure arranged on the chip module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Walther PACHLER, Josef GRUBER, Juergen HOELZL, Francois POENSGEN, Stephan RAMPETZREITER
  • Patent number: 10651898
    Abstract: A ferrite antenna is disclosed. The ferrite antenna includes a ferrite core a first main face, a second main face opposite to the first main face, and side faces connecting the first and second main faces. A first plurality of conductor wires are disposed at the first main face of the ferrite core; a second plurality of conductor wires disposed at the second main face of the ferrite core. A first connection member is disposed at a first side face of the ferrite core, the first connection member including a first plurality of connection wires; and a second connection member is disposed at a second side face of the ferrite core, the second connection member including a second plurality of connection wires; wherein the first and second pluralities of conductor wires and the first and second plurality of connection wires are interconnected in such a way that they form an antenna coil, wherein the ferrite core is disposed in the interior space of the antenna coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Walther Pachler, Gottfried Beer, Juergen Hoelzl, Juergen Schilling, Harald Witschnig
  • Publication number: 20200145227
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus having a memory arrangement, which is configured to store a plurality of sets of private-key material, and a data processor, which is configured to sign a message in accordance with two or more sets of private-key material from the plurality of sets of private-key material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Walther Pachler, Andrea Hoeller, Markus Moesenbacher
  • Publication number: 20200112339
    Abstract: A circuit for performing a near-field communication having a contactless circuit which is configured for the contactless exchange of data signals with an external contactless reading device, a security circuit which has a memory in which application identifiers are stored and which is configured to execute security-related applications, and a control circuit which is configured to execute non-security-related applications, wherein the contactless circuit, the security circuit and the control circuit are coupled with one another in such a way and, using at least one of the application identifiers, are configured in such a way that the data signals are supplied from the contactless circuit to the control circuit and vice versa exclusively by means of the security circuit. The security circuit can furthermore store bonding and authentication keys for applications in the control circuit in order to set up a secure data exchange channel for these applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Inventors: Juergen Hoelzl, Josef Gruber, Walther Pachler
  • Publication number: 20200065641
    Abstract: A chip card body, including a first metal layer having a first aperture, and an opening or recess configured to receive a coil-chip combination; a second metal layer having a second aperture; and a booster antenna inlay laminated between the first and second metal layers and configured to couple with the coil-chip combination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Walther Pachler, Siegfried Hoffner
  • Patent number: 10484050
    Abstract: A near field communication ring configured to be worn by a user is provided. The NFC ring may include at least one metal ring having a gap, a chip, and an antenna, wherein the chip and the antenna may be fixed to the at least one metal ring having a gap, and wherein the chip, using the antenna, is configured to provide a near field communication with an external device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG
    Inventors: Walther Pachler, Josef Gruber, Juergen Hoelzl, Stephan Rampetzreiter
  • Publication number: 20190197384
    Abstract: A chip card body including a metal plate, a reception region in the metal plate for receiving a chip and configured for inductive coupling of the metal plate to a chip received in the reception region; and at least one through-opening in the metal plate and configured such that at least a part of the metal plate acts as an antenna for delivering an electromagnetic signal to the reception region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventor: Walther Pachler
  • Patent number: 10235543
    Abstract: A booster antenna structure for a chip card. The booster antenna structure includes a first electrical circuit, which forms a first resonant circuit, a second electrical circuit which forms a second resonant circuit, and a parallel coupling between the first electrical circuit and the second electrical circuit. The booster antenna structure is formed of a single wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG
    Inventors: Walther Pachler, Stephan Rampetzreiter, Harald Witschnig
  • Patent number: 10117621
    Abstract: An implantable device includes a body part and a piezoelectric part. The body part is configured to grasp a pulsatile organic or inorganic tissue. The piezoelectric part is mechanically coupled to the body part and is configured to convert a varying shear force transferred from the body part to the piezoelectric part into voltage. An implantable system, comprises the implantable device and a stent like object configured to be inserted and deployed within a pulsatile or static tissue. The implantable device is configured to form a sealed junction with the pulsatile tissue while pressing against an outer circumference area of the stent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Jan Berger, Bernhard Wedl, Dirk Hammerschmidt, Walther Pachler, Horst Theuss, Harald Witschnig
  • Publication number: 20180248586
    Abstract: A near field communication ring configured to be worn by a user is provided. The NFC ring may include at least one metal ring having a gap, a chip, and an antenna, wherein the chip and the antenna may be fixed to the at least one metal ring having a gap, and wherein the chip, using the antenna, is configured to provide a near field communication with an external device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Inventors: Walther Pachler, Josef Gruber, Juergen Hoelzl, Stephan Rampetzreiter
  • Patent number: 10043126
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a chip card module for a chip card is provided. The chip card module may include a carrier with a first side and an opposite second side, a chip arranged over the first side of the carrier, an antenna arranged over the carrier. The antenna may be electrically conductively coupled to the chip and configured to inductively couple to a second antenna formed on a chip card body of the chip card. The chip card module may further include a capacitor electrically conductively coupled to the chip, the capacitor including a first electrode arranged over the first side of the carrier, and a second electrode arranged over the second side of the carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Walther Pachler, Stephan Rampetzreiter
  • Patent number: 9943228
    Abstract: A functional skin patch having a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface is provided. The functional skin patch includes a functional unit having a thermo harvester and an antenna unit. The thermo harvester has a first terminal thermally connected to the first surface and a second terminal. The antenna unit has a first terminal thermally connected to the second terminal of the thermo harvester and a second terminal thermally connected to the second surface. The antenna unit has a stacked layer structure including, in this sequence, a metal layer thermally connected to the second terminal of the thermo harvester, a ferrite layer thermally connected to the metal layer, and an antenna layer thermally connected to the ferrite layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Robert Kappel, Thomas Herndl, Gerald Holweg, Walther Pachler
  • Publication number: 20170346533
    Abstract: A boosted near field communication device includes an electronic circuit, a transceiver circuit, an interface coupling the electronic circuit with a host controller, and a memory containing a first information about an activation characteristic of the electronic circuit. The transceiver circuit is configured to determine a timing requirement of a reading device based on one or more request signals, activate the electronic circuit with energy obtained at least one of from an electromagnetic field generated by the reading device or from a battery on receiving a request signal from the reading device, and ensure that after activating the electronic circuit, the electronic circuit can receive and process a request signal from the reading device corresponding to the determined timing requirement by using the determined timing requirement and the first information about an activation characteristic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Inventors: Juergen Hoelzl, Walther Pachler, Josef Gruber
  • Patent number: 9825361
    Abstract: A circuit arrangement includes a first antenna configured to couple to an electromagnetic field from a first frequency band and a second antenna configured to couple to an electromagnetic field from a second frequency band, the second frequency band being different than the first frequency band. The first antenna is connected in series with the second antenna as an electrical supply line therefor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG
    Inventors: Walther Pachler, Gerald Holweg
  • Publication number: 20170316303
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a chip card module for a chip card is provided. The chip card module may include a carrier with a first side and an opposite second side, a chip arranged over the first side of the carrier, an antenna arranged over the carrier. The antenna may be electrically conductively coupled to the chip and configured to inductively couple to a second antenna formed on a chip card body of the chip card. The chip card module may further include a capacitor electrically conductively coupled to the chip, the capacitor including a first electrode arranged over the first side of the carrier, and a second electrode arranged over the second side of the carrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2017
    Publication date: November 2, 2017
    Inventors: Walther Pachler, Stephan Rampetzreiter
  • Patent number: 9734445
    Abstract: In various embodiments, a circuit arrangement is provided, including a first antenna tuned to a first frequency range, a second antenna tuned to a second frequency range being different from the first frequency range, a controller coupled to the first antenna and the second antenna, wherein the controller is configured to receive its operational power via at least one of the first antenna and the second antenna, and a deactivating structure configured to deactivate the communication of the controller via the second antenna upon reception of electromagnetic waves with the first frequency range via the first antenna.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG
    Inventors: Walther Pachler, Matthias Emsenhuber, Josef Haid
  • Patent number: 9727766
    Abstract: A chip card reading arrangement is provided including a chip card reading device including a data processing circuit and a reader antenna coupled to the data processing circuit arranged at a surface of the chip card reading device for placing a chip card to communicate with the chip card reading device via the reader antenna. The data processing circuit is configured to process at least one of signals received via the reader antenna and signals to be transmitted via the reader antenna. The chip card reading arrangement further includes an antenna structure including an antenna body, a first antenna and a second antenna coupled to the first antenna and surrounded by the first antenna. The antenna structure is arranged on and fixed to the surface of the chip card reading device such that the reader antenna surrounds the second antenna.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG
    Inventors: Walther Pachler, Juergen Hoelzl, Josef Gruber