Detecting movement for determining characteristics of user notification

  • US 8,803,697 B2
  • Filed: 05/13/2011
  • Issued: 08/12/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/13/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method comprising:

  • storing, in a mobile communications device, an association between a user notification alert and an event occurring at the mobile communications device;

    detecting the event by the mobile communications device and triggering the associated user notification alert;

    in response to the detecting of the event, detecting by the mobile communications device, using radar, movement of an external object in a range outside the mobile communications device; and

    changing characteristics of the user notification alert based on the step of detecting movement.

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