Accessory for providing light based functionality to a mobile communications device

  • US 6,611,697 B1
  • Filed: 12/21/1999
  • Issued: 08/26/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/21/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. An accessory attachable to a mobile communication device, comprising:

  • a housing adapted to selectively couple the accessory to the mobile communication device, wherein the accessory includes a light source of at least five lumens and a motion detector disposed in the housing, and the light source blinks at a first rate when a call is received at the mobile communication device, and the light source blinks at a second rate when motion is detected by the motion detector; and

    a logic circuit coupled to the light source and disposed in the accessory, the logic circuit providing a user interactive control of the light source through the mobile communications device.

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