US 11,677,429 B2
Electronic devices and accessory devices that provide information to electronic devices
Stephen T. Schooley, Menlo Park, CA (US); Ross D. Arriens, Mountain View, CA (US); Sara Rusignuolo, Newport Beach, CA (US); Craig S. Ogden, Mountain View, CA (US); Ho Cheung Chung, Sunnyvale, CA (US); Vusthla Sunil Reddy, Cupertino, CA (US); Jeremy D. Bataillou, San Francisco, CA (US); and Xinping Zeng, San Jose, CA (US)
Assigned to Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)
Filed by Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)
Filed on Aug. 30, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/446,440.
Application 17/446,440 is a continuation of application No. 16/517,383, filed on Jul. 19, 2019, granted, now 11,108,424.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/825,622, filed on Mar. 28, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2021/0391885 A1, Dec. 16, 2021
Int. Cl. H04B 1/3827 (2015.01); H04B 1/3888 (2015.01); H04M 1/72412 (2021.01); H04M 1/72454 (2021.01); H04W 12/06 (2021.01)
CPC H04B 1/3888 (2013.01) [H04B 1/385 (2013.01); H04M 1/72412 (2021.01); H04M 1/72454 (2021.01); H04B 2001/3866 (2013.01); H04W 12/06 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An accessory device, comprising:
a body that defines a receptacle configured to receive an electronic device, the body comprising:
a bottom wall, and
sidewalls extending from the bottom wall;
a memory circuit stored in the body, the memory circuit storing data; and
wireless circuitry carried by the body, wherein in response to the receptacle receiving the electronic device, the wireless circuitry is configured to transmit the data to the electronic device, thereby causing a display assembly of the electronic device to present visual information in accordance with the data.