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Emily C Schubert, Wang Chun Leung, Gregory T Lydon, Scott Krueger, Paul Holden, John Archibald, Lawrence G Bolton, Donald J Novotney, John B Filson, David Tupman: Connector interface system facilitating communication between a media player and accessories. Apple November 6, 2007: US07293122 (82 worldwide citation)


A connector interface system is disclosed. The connector interface system includes an interface and a protocol in communication with which allows a media player to communicate with external devices over a transport link. The protocol includes a core protocol functionality and a plurality of accessor ...


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Donald J Novotney, John Benjamin Filson, David Tupman: Connector interface system for enabling data communication with a multi-communication device. Apple October 21, 2008: US07441062 (54 worldwide citation)


A connector interface system a communication device is disclosed. The interface includes a docking connector. The docking connector includes first make/last break contacts that minimize internal damage to the internal electronics. The docking connector also includes specific keying arrangement to pr ...


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Gregory T Lydon, Lawrence G Bolton, Emily C Schubert, Jesse Dorogusker, Donald J Novotney, John B Filson, David Tupman: Method and system for transferring status information between a media player and an accessory. Apple December 4, 2007: US07305506 (46 worldwide citation)


A method, system, and connector interface for transferring status information between a media player and an accessory. The method includes determining, by the accessory, when a button event occurs; and transmitting, by the accessory, at least one button status command to the media player, where the ...


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Emily C Schubert, Wang Chun Leung, Gregory T Lydon, Scott Krueger, Paul Holden, John Archibald, Lawrence G Bolton, Donald J Novotney, John B Filson, David Tupman: Communication between an accessory and a media player using a protocol with multiple lingoes. Apple April 28, 2009: US07526588 (38 worldwide citation)


A connector interface system is disclosed. The connector interface system includes an interface and a protocol in communication with which allows a media player to communicate with external devices over a transport link. The protocol includes a core protocol functionality and a plurality of accessor ...


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Lawrence G Bolton, Gregory T Lydon, Terry Tikalsky, Donald J Novotney, John B Filson, David Tupman: Method and system for controlling an accessory having a tuner. Apple October 21, 2008: US07441058 (38 worldwide citation)


A method, system, and connector interface for controlling an accessory. The method includes obtaining, by a portable media player, tuning information from the accessory; and controlling, by the portable media player, the accessory based on the tuning information. According to the system and method d ...


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Emily C Schubert, Wang Chun Leung, Gregory T Lydon, Scott Krueger, Paul Holden, John Archibald, Lawrence G Bolton, Donald J Novotney, John B Filson, David Tupman: Communication between an accessory and a media player with multiple lingoes. Apple May 5, 2009: US07529870 (37 worldwide citation)


A connector interface system is disclosed. The connector interface system includes an interface and a protocol in communication with which allows a media player to communicate with external devices over a transport link. The protocol includes a core protocol functionality and a plurality of accessor ...


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Emily C Schubert, Wang Chun Leung, Gregory T Lydon, Scott Krueger, Paul Holden, John Archibald, Lawrence G Bolton, Donald J Novotney, John B Filson, David Tupman: Communication between an accessory and a media player using a protocol with multiple lingoes. Apple May 5, 2009: US07529872 (36 worldwide citation)


A connector interface system is disclosed. The connector interface system includes an interface and a protocol in communication with which allows a media player to communicate with external accessories over a transport link. The protocol includes a core protocol functionality and a plurality of acce ...


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Emily C Schubert, Wang Chun Leung, Gregory T Lydon, Scott Krueger, Paul Holden, John Archibald, Lawrence G Bolton, Donald J Novotney, John B Filson, David Tupman: Communication between an accessory and a media player with multiple protocol versions. Apple May 5, 2009: US07529871 (36 worldwide citation)


A connector interface system is disclosed. The connector interface system includes an interface and a protocol in communication with which allows a media player to communicate with external devices over a transport link. The protocol includes a core protocol functionality and a plurality of accessor ...


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Gregory T Lydon, Scott Krueger, Donald J Novotney, John B Filson, David Tupman: Method and system for controlling power provided to an accessory. Apple July 7, 2009: US07558894 (34 worldwide citation)


A method for a portable media player to control power provided an accessory is disclosed. The method includes requesting information about the power capabilities of the accessory by the portable media player. The method further includes providing information about the power capabilities of the acces ...


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Paul Holden, Greg Marriott, Donald J Novotney, John B Filson, David Tupman: Method and system for allowing a media player to determine if it supports the capabilities of an accessory. Apple August 19, 2008: US07415563 (33 worldwide citation)


A method and system for allowing a media player to determine if it supports the capabilities of an accessory are disclosed. The method and system comprise requesting information about the capabilities of the accessory by the media player and providing information about the capabilities of the access ...



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