Smart workstation method and system

  • US 10,459,611 B1
  • Filed: 02/15/2018
  • Issued: 10/29/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/03/2016
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for associating a user'"'"'s portable computing device with a workstation, the method comprising the steps of:

  • sensing a link activity at the workstation indicating that a user wants to associate the user'"'"'s portable computing device with the workstation;

    determining that the user'"'"'s portable computing device is located within a wireless near field zone;

    establishing wireless communication between the workstation and the user'"'"'s portable computing device;

    receiving a user workstation settings input at the user'"'"'s portable computing device, the user workstation settings input including at least a workstation standing height preference and a workstation sitting height preference;

    monitoring the location of the user'"'"'s portable computing device within a wireless present zone associated with the workstation wherein the wireless present zone is larger than the near field zone; and

    if the user'"'"'s portable computing device is detected within the wireless present zone, adjusting height of the workstation using the user workstation settings input; and

    if the user'"'"'s portable computing device is no longer detected within the wireless present zone, removing a workstation control interface from the display screen.

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