Users can pair devices by placing the devices next to each other and performing a simple gesture such as one figure circle gesture, which is a continuous gesture performed on the touch screens of multiple devices with at least one entry point and exit point on the touch screen of each device.
Once the pairing is done, users can share data for example, business cards.
Publication number: US20160054973
Patent Title: Systems And Methods For Mobile Device Pairing
Application number: US 14/835619
Publication date: 25 Feb 2016
Filing date: 25 Aug 2015
Inventors: Bowei Gai; Matthew David Shoup;
Original Assignee: LinkedIn Corporation