US 11,656,586 B1
Systems and methods for device configuration
Paul G. Puskarich, London (GB)
Assigned to APPLE INC., Cupertino, CA (US)
Filed by Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)
Filed on May 28, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/334,516.
Claims priority of provisional application 63/047,863, filed on Jul. 2, 2020.
Int. Cl. G05B 15/02 (2006.01); G06F 3/0488 (2022.01); G06F 3/0482 (2013.01)
CPC G05B 15/02 (2013.01) [G06F 3/0482 (2013.01); G06F 3/0488 (2013.01)] 15 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A user interface device, comprising:
a display;
a user input element;
antenna elements configured to detect a signal from a managed device; and
a processor configured to:
detect, based on the signal detected by the antenna elements, a position of the managed device with respect to the display;
provide an indicator at a position on the display corresponding to the position of the managed device with respect to the display, the indicator corresponding to an operating parameter of the managed device;
receive, with the user input element, a user input indicating an instruction to modify the operating parameter of the managed device; and
transmit, to the managed device, a signal comprising the instruction to modify the operating parameter of the managed device, wherein the operating parameter forms a basis of an operation of the managed device when the managed device is not used in concert with the user interface device.