Patent Number: 6,166,734

Title: Portable interactive graphics display tablet and communications system

Abstract: A portable display tablet is operated in conjunction with a base computer system including a host processor for executing an application program with a predetermined operational function that generates predetermined graphics data and operates in response to predetermined input data. The computer system includes a wireless data transceiver coupled to the processor that is capable of communicating the predetermined graphics and input data between the computer and portable display tablet. The portable display tablet comprises a graphics display panel for displaying predetermined graphical data, a low power wireless data transceiver providing short range data communication of the predetermined graphics and input data between the base computer system and portable display tablet, and a controller embedded within the portable display tablet and coupled to the low power wireless data transceiver that executes a control program to process the predetermined graphics data to provide the predetermined graphical display data to the graphics display panel.

Inventors: Nahi; Paul B. (San Francisco, CA), Wright; Daniel W. (San Jose, CA)

Assignee: Diamond Multimedia Systems, Inc.

International Classification: G06F 3/033 (20060101); H04L 12/28 (20060101); H04L 29/06 (20060101); H04L 29/08 (20060101); G06F 013/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017