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Method for a wireless desktop with an inductive blotter pad

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000021239D
Publication Date: 2004-Jan-07
Document File: 2 page(s) / 2M

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method for a wireless desktop with an inductive blotter pad. Benefits include improved functionality and an improved user experience.

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Method for a wireless desktop with an inductive blotter pad

Disclosed is a method for a wireless desktop with an inductive blotter pad. Benefits include improved functionality and an improved user experience.

Background

         Power pads are conventionally used as battery charging devices and not as a primary power source for devices that are not mobile by design.

         Wireless displays and other devices are commercially available.

General description

         The disclosed method is a wireless desktop PC system with an inductive blotter pad. The devices and peripherals communicate wirelessly to the desktop host. The system and peripherals are powered via an inductive blotter pad. No dongles are required to facilitate wireless connection.

Advantages

         Some implementations of the disclosed structure and method provide one or more of the following advantages:

•         Improved functionality due to providing a desktop PC system where communications is completely managed via wireless interface

•         Improved functionality due to using a blotter pad to provide electrical power for the desktop system and peripherals

•         Improved user experience due to providing ease of installation, configuration, and use

Detailed description

         The disclosed method includes a blotter-pad-sized device that is connected to AC power (see Figure 1). It is large enough to provide power to a display, mouse, keyboard and a plurality of common desktop peripherals. Other devices may be implemented in the same manner as peripherals. The k...