Portable media device with workout support

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United States of America Patent

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7643895

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20070271065A1

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11439523

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Improved techniques and systems for utilizing a portable electronic device to monitor, process, present and manage data captured by a remote sensor are disclosed. The portable electronic device offers a convenient user interface that can be visual and/or audio based customized to a particular application, user-friendly and/or dynamic. The portable electronic device can pertain to a portable media player and thus also provide media playback.

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APPLE INC.CUPERTINO, CA17009

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Archibald, John Wesley Sunnyvale, US 11 404
Gupta, Sandeep Fremont, US 93 579
Marriott, Greg Honolulu, US 36 1327
Shayer, David A Palo Alto, US 8 152
Sprauer, Max San Jose, US 6 134
Wells, Shannon E Santa Clara, US 6 134

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