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Out of range alarm built into both the phone and a credit-card sized unit kept in your wallet
2010, Sony Electronics Inc.
English (United States)
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Sony Electronics Inc.
IPD Case # 200903070
You Won't Lose Your SONY Phone
Description of the
Out of range alarm built into both the phone and a credit-card sized unit
kept in your wallet
What issues/problems does your invention try to address?
permanent loss of cell phone
Explain your invention and specifically identify the new
and novel features.
out-of-range alarm associated between a cell phone <built in> and a small
credit card unit which can be kept in the wallet.
This is similar to
the alarms used in nursing homes, house arrest, and child monitoring.
Explain how your invention overcomes the problems
You would set up a
distance range in your phone's menu. Say, 20 feet for example. Since most people keep their wallets in proximity to their cell
phones, but tend to pull them out independently of one another, this would also
minimize leaving your wallet behind somewhere, as your cell phone would have a
special out-of-range ring. It would alert you as well to a pickpocket, for
Describe other possible uses for your invention:
This could also be
utilized as a build-in on our laptops/ cameras/mp3 players any small electronics
that you carry with you but might misplace
A parent could slip
the card into a childs clothing while keeping the phone on their own person and
use as an impromptu child out-of-range alarm