Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Method of controlling multi-user access to the functionality of consumer devices










Image Number 5 for United States Patent #6906696.

Methods are described whereby multiple users can swap a controller of consumer devices between themselves frequently, whilst each retains the ability to reinstate their own customized controller interface through a quick and simple yet secure log-on procedure. Stored data accessible to the controller is used to automatically upon log-on return a user to a system state associated with that user, which is typically the system state of the controller that existed the last time the user logged on thereto. The log-on procedure may include fingerprint and/or voice recognition. Additionally, time-out algorithms wherein the controller automatically shuts down and/or logs-off the current user as a security measure to prevent unauthorized users from gaining access thereto, may take into account factors other than merely the amount of time that has passed during which there has been no activity.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Organizer
Generating a funding and investment strategy associated with an underfunded pension plan
Method and system for modeling a common-language speech recognition, by a computer, under the influence of a plurality of dialects
Detecting patterns of abuse in a virtual environment
Vacuum cleaner
Defensin polynucleotides and methods of use
Apparatus and method of managing radio bearer in wireless communication system
  Randomly Featured Patents
Coating film transfer tool
Compositions, kits, and methods for identification, assessment, prevention, and therapy of endometriosis
Method and a system to distribute clock signals in digital circuits
Method and apparatus for electro-optic delay generation of optical signals
Report generation support system
Reconfigurable magnetic logic device using spin torque
1,4dihydroquinoline-3-carboxamides
Foldable stroller
Apparatus and method for image processing of hand-written characters using coded structured light and time series frame capture
Bottle