Alternative hosts for multiple adapters and multiple consumer electronic devices

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7898812
APP PUB NO 20080164226A1
SERIAL NO

11619845

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A modular system comprises multiple hosts, each having a common service interface, multiple consumer electronic devices, each having a service interface that is different from each other and from the common service interface of the hosts, and multiple adapters, each corresponding to one of the consumer electronic devices, to couple the service interfaces of the host and the corresponding consumer electronic device to supply at least one service between the host and the corresponding consumer electronic device.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATIONBENTON HARBOR, MI2308

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
LeClear, Douglas D Coloma, US 76 795
McCoy, Richard A Stevensville, US 156 2562

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WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION (18)
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* 2011/0148,651 Substance Communicating Device with Sensor Enabled Connector 17 2009
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YEN INTERNATIONAL, LLC (1)
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SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD. (1)
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