Patent Number: 6,683,605

Title: Screen saver disabler

Abstract: A wireless interface device for interfacing with a host computer connectedin either a wired or wireless local area network (LAN). The wirelessinterface device includes a display that mirrors whatever is beingdisplayed on the host computer to which it is connected. In order toreduce unnecessary LAN traffic, any screen savers running on the hostcomputer are automatically disabled when a radio connection is madebetween the host computer and the wireless interface device. When thewireless interface device is disconnected from the host computer, thescreen saver running on the host computer is automatically re-enabled.

Inventors: Bi; Depeng (Wheeling, IL), Gladwin; S. Christopher (Chicago, IL), Wilson; James Y. (Crystal Lake, IL)


International Classification: G06F 1/16 (20060101); G06F 1/32 (20060101); G06F 1/00 (20060101); G06F 21/00 (20060101); G06F 3/033 (20060101); H04L 29/06 (20060101); H04L 29/08 (20060101); G09G 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/22016