US Patent No: 7,187,363

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Integrated handheld data processing device having a sliding form factor

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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, CA12512

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Lam, Lawrence San Jose, CA 125 1098
Nguyen, Huy P San Jose, CA 13 286

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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
COX COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (4)
8,564,540 Split keyboard and handles for mobile devices 0 2010
D641724 Mobile communications device with handle members 7 2010
D653643 Mobile communications device with handle members 1 2011
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QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (4)
7,880,724 Integrated handheld data processing device having a sliding form factor 13 2006
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NOKIA CORPORATION (3)
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UCANSI INC. (2)
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Baek, Nam Young (1)
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Kinesis Corporation (1)
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WISTRON CORPORATION (1)
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8,644,010 Wireless devices with flexible monitors and keyboards 0 2008

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