US Patent No: 6,484,011

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Non-telephonic, wireless information presentation device

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The wireless information presentation device includes a power supply, a visual display, circuitry for turning on and off the wireless information presentation device, RF wireless receiver device for receiving, from a host device, selected information including news, weather, sports, broadcast media content and advertising, switch circuitry for selecting and structure including liquid crystal materials for displaying one the selected information on the display and structure associated with the liquid crystal materials for maintaining advertising displayed on the visual display of the wireless information presentation device after a predetermined timeout period from the last actuation of the switch circuitry.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
LOGITECH EUROPE S.A.ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES549
EVOLVE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.EVERGREEN PARK, IL7

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Darbee, Paul Santa Ana, CA 8 481
O'Donnell, Frank Irvine, CA 9 385
Thompson, Brandt Newport Coast, CA 10 385

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