Patent Number: 7,356,351

Title: Method and apparatus for disabling the RF functionality of a multi-function wireless communication device while maintaining local functionality

Abstract: A method and apparatus for disabling the communication functionality (i.e., disabling the transmission and/or reception of RF signals) of an integrated device, while still providing access to the local functionality of such device. A control and select function, such as a switch that is implemented by hardware or software or a combination thereof, is provided in an integrated device to allow the end user of the device to access the local data processing functionality of the device, even while the wireless communication functionality of such device is disabled.

Inventors: Shah; Nitin J. (Cupertino, CA)

Assignee: Durham Logistics, LLC

International Classification: H04M 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-04-08 0:00:00