Remote resource access interface apparatus

  • US 8,320,461 B2
  • Filed: 02/20/2008
  • Issued: 11/27/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/20/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A remote resource access interface apparatus comprising:

  • a key input unit having a plurality of keys configured to generate input key values;

    a communication unit configured to transmit a connection establishment request message including screen resolution information to a portable device in order to establish a connection and, if compatible, receive a connection establishment response message including supportable key information from the portable device, the communication unit configured to transmit input key information to and receive video information from the portable device after establishing the connection;

    a video output unit configured to display the video information in the form of a visual image, wherein the screen resolution information includes information regarding the screen resolutions supported by the video output unit;

    a pixel information processing unit configured to convert the video information to pixel signals appropriate for the video output unit; and

    a key advisor unit configured to extract the supportable key information from the connection establishment response message and output the supportable key information to the video output unit,wherein the key advisor unit displays on a display screen of the video output unit, if a key configuration mode is activated, keys of the portable device and is configured to receive corresponding keys through the key input unit, and wherein key values corresponding to the keys of the key input unit match key values of the portable device, andwherein the video information is video data adjusted in resolution by the portable device for the video output unit on the basis of the screen resolution information, and the input key value is mapped to one of key values indicated by the supportable key information of the portable device.

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