Patent Number: 8,879,986

Title: Wireless bidirectional communications between a mobile device and associated secure element using inaudible sound waves

Abstract: In some embodiments, a system includes a mobile communication device and a secure element physically coupled to the mobile communication device. The mobile communication device includes a first wireless transceiver, first processor, first memory, first speaker, first microphone, and first Audio To Digital conversion (ADC). The secure element includes a second wireless transceiver, second processor, second memory, second speaker, second microphone, a second Audio To Digital converter (ADC), and a second Digital to Audio converter (DAC). The mobile communication device is configured to transmit data via the first speaker to the secure element microphone using inaudible sound waves. The secure element is configured to transmit data wirelessly via the second speaker to the mobile communication device using inaudible sound waves.

Inventors: Fisher; Michelle (Oakland, CA)

Assignee: Michelle Fisher

International Classification: H04B 5/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00