VTech Telecommunications Assigned Patent
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 18 -- VTech Telecommunications, Hong Kong, has been assigned a patent (8,331,931) developed by Stephen R. Whitesell, Howell, N.J., and Holger Janssen, Richmond, Calif., for a "system and method for cordless handset registration."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A method and system for registering wireless devices with a base unit that is configured to communicate wirelessly with multiple wireless devices. In one example, the wireless devices are cordless handsets of cordless telephone systems. When placed in a charging cradle, an unregistered handset displays a message indicating that the handset should be registered. A user provides local input to the base unit to activate a registration sequence. A three-way handshake is initiated at the base station, wherein a sequence of three wireless messages are passed between the base and unregistered handset. The handset displays a message indicating successful registration."
The patent application was filed on Nov. 29, 2006 (11/605,338). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,331,931&OS=8,331,931&RS=8,331,931
Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Hemanta Panigrahi.
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