Integrated handheld data processing device having a sliding form factor

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United States of America Patent

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7187363

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20030103041A1

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10006537

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A handheld data processing device having three functional components assembled in a sliding configuration. A processor module is mechanically coupled to two sliding covers. The processor module houses circuits for performing the functions of data processing and may also include a display and input/output functionality. The two sliding covers provide protection for the processor module and may include input/output transducers such as a keypad, speaker or microphone. Embodiments of the handheld data processing device include a handheld computer, wireless telephone and handheld video display. Used as a telephone, the sliders may house a speaker and a microphone.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
QUALCOMM INCORPORATEDSAN DIEGO, CA19041

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Lam, Lawrence San Jose, CA 126 1710
Nguyen, Huy P San Jose, CA 9 387

Cited Art Landscape

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Patent Citation Ranking

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (7)
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QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (7)
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Kinesis Corporation (1)
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COX COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (4)
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* Cited By Examiner

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