Universal dock for context sensitive computing device

  • US 9,870,028 B2
  • Filed: 01/05/2017
  • Issued: 01/16/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/06/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A dock for a computing device, the dock comprising:

  • a support structure configured to receive the computing device in response to the computing device being placed on a support surface of the dock; and

    a plurality of tags configured to wirelessly transmit multiple values to the computing device, wherein the multiple values include tag identifiers that identify individual tags of the plurality of tags and an application identifier that indicates that an application having a corresponding application identity is to be executed by the computing device to automatically configure the computing device for use with the dock in response to a reading of the application identifier by the computing device, and wherein the application is associated with a location of the dock.

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