Portable communication device

Stephen J. Emmoft (Inventor), Sarah Woods (Inventor), Graham I. Johnson (Inventor)

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The present invention relates to a portable communication device. The communication device comprises a housing which accommodates a number of components enabling the user to effect two-way communications including data transfer and personal communications. The components include a selectively operable smart card sensor, a display device, a mobile electronic data communications facility to receive and transmit data communications, and a data transaction processing means in data communication with the smart card sensor, the display device and the data communications facility.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS 6,424,845 B1
Filing date17/06/99
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jul 2002
Externally publishedYes


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Emmoft, S. J., Woods, S., & Johnson, G. I. (2002). Portable communication device. (Patent No. US 6,424,845 B1 ). USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office).