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 Bluetooth device and data scheduler patent thumbnailBluetooth device and data scheduler
A system and method for charging a wireless device is described. A charging apparatus includes a power delivery circuit to provide power to the wireless device and a wireless radio to communicate wirelessly with the wireless device.
Uber Technologies, Inc.


 Apparatus and  a dynamic scan interval for a wireless device patent thumbnailApparatus and a dynamic scan interval for a wireless device
An apparatus and method are described for adjusting a scan interval or scan width of a btle device. For example, one embodiment of a method comprises: placing a bluetooth low energy (btle) device of an iot device into a low power or sleep state; waking the btle device from the low power or sleep state in response to a specified schedule or set of conditions; attempting to establish a connection between the btle device and a btle device of an iot hub using a first scan width and/or scan interval; dynamically adjusting the first scan width and/or scan interval to a second scan width and/or scan interval, respectively, based on a randomly-selected value if a connection is not established after a specified time period; and reattempting to establish a connection between the btle device of the iot device and the btle device of the iot hub using the second scan width and/or scan interval..
Afero, Inc.


 Context-related arrangements patent thumbnailContext-related arrangements
In one arrangement, a first device presents a display that is based on context data, derived from one or more of its sensors. This display is imaged by a camera in a second device.
Digimarc Corporation


 Communication apparatus and computer readable medium patent thumbnailCommunication apparatus and computer readable medium
According to one embodiment, a communication apparatus includes a bluetooth (trademark) controller which is wirelessly connected to a mobile information terminal, and a cpu configured to acquire a radio-wave intensity of wireless connection to the wirelessly connected mobile information terminal, to selectively read an application program from a program memory, based on the acquired radio-wave intensity, and to execute the application program.. .
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.


 Method for testing a low power radio frequency (rf) data packet signal transceiver patent thumbnailMethod for testing a low power radio frequency (rf) data packet signal transceiver
Method for testing a radio frequency (rf) data packet signal transceiver device under test (dut) including communicating via each one of multiple available signal channels. Data packets exchanged between a tester and dut as a normal part of a communication link initiation sequence are exchanged in such a manner that the tester transmits with varied signal power via all available channels simultaneously, thereby ensuring that a properly working dut will transmit in response to reception of tester data packets having sufficient signal power.
Litepoint Corporation


 Method for testing a low power radio frequency (rf) data packet signal transceiver patent thumbnailMethod for testing a low power radio frequency (rf) data packet signal transceiver
Method for testing a radio frequency (rf) data packet signal transceiver device under test (dut) including communicating via each one of multiple available signal channels. Data packets exchanged between a tester and dut as a normal part of a communication link initiation sequence are exchanged in such a manner that the tester transmits via all available channels simultaneously, thereby ensuring that a properly working dut will always transmit in response.
Litepoint Corporation


 Method for testing a low power radio frequency (rf) data packet signal transceiver patent thumbnailMethod for testing a low power radio frequency (rf) data packet signal transceiver
Method for testing a radio frequency (rf) data packet signal transceiver device under test (dut) including communicating via at least one of multiple available signal channels. Data packets exchanged between a tester and dut as a normal part of a communication link initiation sequence are selectively exchanged and suppressed to enable testing of the dut without requiring inclusion of special drivers within the dut, special test software within the tester or establishment of a synchronized communication link between the tester and dut.
Litepoint Corporation


 System arm notification based on ble position patent thumbnailSystem arm notification based on ble position
A system that includes a control panel of a security system that detects threats within a secured geographic area, a least one bluetooth low energy (ble) device located within the secured area that transmits a wireless location identification signal, a portable wireless device of the security system that detects the wireless location identification signal and a processor of the security system that displays a screen used to arm the security system in response to the wireless identification signal detected by the portable device.. .
Honeywell International Inc.


 Short-range device communications for secured resource access patent thumbnailShort-range device communications for secured resource access
Communications over short-range connections are used to facilitate whether access to resources is to be granted. For example, upon device discovery of one of an electronic user device and an electronic client device by the other device over a bluetooth low energy connection, an access-enabling code associated with a user device or account can be evaluated for validity and applicability with respect to one or more particular resource specifications.

 Time card punching system patent thumbnailTime card punching system
A time card punching system comprising a cloud-based database, a work spot device, and a smartphone carrying a mobile application; wherein the cloud-based database, the work spot device, and the smartphone performs data communication among each other; the work spot device can be registered with designated gps and equipped with bluetooth smart technology; when punching a time card, the mobile application can detect if the employee is within five meters from the work spot device; the mobile application uses a face recognition to prevent buddy punching.. .
Asiabase Technologies Limited


Smart integrated point of sale system

Embodiments of the present technology relate to an all-in-one integrated transaction platform. An example integrated point of sale (pos) device comprises a tablet processor, secure processor, and memory for storing executable instructions that comprise a business management system, a housing comprising a plurality of video display screens, wherein a merchant display screen is coupled to at least one customer display screen, a business management system receiving input from the plurality of video display screens, a payment reader, wherein the payment reader is capable of accepting at least magnetic swipe cards, emv (europay, mastercard, and visa) chip and pin cards, and nfc (near field communication) payment, a barcode scanner, a cash drawer, a printer, an ada (american disabilities act) compliant secure keypad, a biometric verification unit, at least one camera, gps (global positioning system), and wired and wireless communication technologies such as but not limited to ethernet, wi-fi, bluetooth, 3g/4g etc..
Innowi Inc.

Wireless devices that establish a wireless local area network connection by receiving, via direct wireless communications, identification or authentication information, from a mobile wireless device

A wireless device that includes a wireless communication unit compatible with at least a protocol within ieee 802.11 for establishing a wireless local area network is herein disclosed and enabled. To connect the wireless device to a wireless local area network, the wireless device may first establish a bluetooth connection with a mobile information apparatus, such as smart phone or information pad.
Flexiworld Technologies, Inc.

Gesture-based data exchange between electronic devices

A digital data transfer between two users' electronic devices such as cell phones, smartphones, tablet pcs, laptops, etc., is initiated by detecting both that the users' wrist-worn electronic data exchange units have been brought into proximity, and also that their on-board accelerometers sense movement consistent with a gesture, especially that two equipped users are shaking hands. The electronic data exchange units can communicate over a limited distance and can use bluetooth.
Limited Liability Company "myco"

Method and system for securing bank account access

Methods, systems and devices for securing a bank account against an unauthorized access from a portable electronic device include or include using an auxiliary security device and a portable electronic device. The portable electronic device is adapted for controlling the bank account via the internet.
Avast Software S.r.o.

Platform for wireless identity transmitter and system using short range wireless broadcasts

Methods, systems and devices for locating a wireless identity transmitter with a central server connected with one or more proximity broadcast receivers, such as stationary receivers or mobile devices operating as wireless receivers. The wireless identity transmitter may be a compact device configured to broadcast messages, such as through bluetooth® advertisements, including an identification code.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Methods and systems for transmission of arbitrary data via bluetooth hfp audio connections with low latency

An embodiment takes the form of a method carried out by a communication device. A binary data sequence is obtained at a communication device for transmission via a bluetooth data link configured according to an audio-codec-based bluetooth profile, wherein an audio codec is configured to receive a multi-bit data byte and output a single bit indicating whether the received multi-bit data byte is larger or smaller than a prior output reference byte, a multi-bit data byte sequence is generated based on the binary data sequence, the multi-bit data byte sequence is provided to the audio codec to induce the codec to generate a one-bit per-sample binary sequence representative of the binary data sequence, and, the generated one-bit per-sample binary sequence is transmitted via the bluetooth data link..
Nagravision S.a.

App distribution over the air

A method and system for transferring apps between mobile devices without the need to download the app from an app store. Various examples are provided for discovering, authenticating and transmitting the apps among devices directly or via an access point.
Open Garden, Inc.

Process and system for sending headset control information from a mobile device to a wireless headset

A process for sending headset control information from a mobile device to a wireless headset utilizing the bluetooth hands-free profile audio channel is provided. The process includes the steps of encoding the headset control information as an analog signal; digitizing the analog signal; transmitting the digitized signal from the mobile device; receiving the digitized signal on the wireless headset; and decoding the digitized signal into the headset control information..
Hand Held Products, Inc.

Multifunction wireless adapter

The invention is a wireless headphone system (whs), comprising an adapter that is configured for use with headphones having dual connections for cables with one on each headphone. The invention uses that configuration to support a cable with connectors at both ends of the cable that is at least long enough to connect around the user's head between the ear cups of the headphone.
Monster, Llc

Water intake tracker for a container

A system for tracking a volumetric change of a fluid or solid in a container is provided. A sensing device may be interconnected to any container, wherein the sensing device comprises a fluid sensor, an orientation sensor, and a communication unit for electronic communication.

Communication system and method, information processing apparatus and method, information processing terminal and method

The present invention relates to a communication system and a method thereof, an information processing apparatus and a method thereof, an information processing terminal and a method thereof, which can start wireless communication easily and promptly. When an electromagnetic wave radiated from a reader/writer of a pda 2 is received in a reader/writer of a personal computer 1, the personal computer 1 notifies the pda 2 of device information stored therein.
Sony Corporation

Wireless output devices or wireless controllers that support wireless device discovery for establishing wireless connectivity

Output devices supporting wireless device discovery are herein disclosed and enabled. To setup an output device for wireless connection, wireless device discovery is performed by a client of the output device to discover the output device.
Flexiworld Technologies, Inc.

Selective wlan scanning operations during sco calls

In a wireless network, a method for operating a wireless device including at least a wireless local area network (wlan) transceiver and a bluetooth (bt) transceiver, the method comprising facilitating a voice-over-ip (voip) call with another device using the wlan transceiver and the bt transceiver; initiating a wlan scanning operation by transmitting a probe request, over a wireless channel, to one or more access points (aps); instructing the one or more aps to delay sending a probe response for a delay period; and selectively terminating the wlan scanning operation based at least in part on a determination that the wireless channel has been idle for more than a wait period after expiration of the delay period.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Skin moisture testing system and method

A skin moisture testing system comprises a bluetooth mcu control unit, a bluetooth antenna impedance matching unit, a rc integral and diode rectifier unit, a sinusoidal signal unit, a first contact, a second contact. A skin moisture testing method matches with a lower powered bluetooth mcu to test a user's skin for a long time, and the tested skin moisture value can be visually displayed on the app of the terminal device, the testing data can be made to form a graph..
Shenzhen Hali-power Industrial Co., Ltd.

Ultraviolet detection system and method

An ultraviolet detection system and method comprises a bluetooth mcu control unit, a bluetooth antenna impedance matching unit and an ultraviolet detection unit. A sensor is a silicon product, which is formed by soi technology, and the sensor can test the current uvi accurately and quickly, such that the ultraviolet detection system can provide accurate advice to customers to avoid being sunburned.
Shenzhen Hali-power Industrial Co., Ltd.

Bluetooth internet of things sensor network

A mobile device executes an application installed on the mobile device to detect transmissions of broadcasted advertising packet data units (pdus) via a short range wireless protocol. The mobile device receives a first broadcasted advertising pdu via the short range wireless protocol from a first internet of things (iot) device, and the application determines a first geo-location associated with the first iot device and generates a first timestamp based on receipt of the first broadcasted advertising pdu.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

System and device positioning with bluetooth low energy distributions

Disclosed are systems and methods for improving interactions with and between computers in a communication system supported by or configured with personal computing devices, servers and/or platforms. The systems interact to identify and retrieve data across computers and platforms, which can be used to improve the quality of data used in processing interactions between or among processors in such systems.
Yahoo! Inc.

Augmented hearing device

The present invention relates to an augmented hearing device comprising a receiver of a first type being adapted to generate sound signals in a first and in a second frequency range, a receiver of a second type being adapted to generate sound signals in a third frequency range, said third frequency range being between the first and second frequency ranges, and an input port for receiving signals to be reproduced as sound signals via at least one of the receivers. The input port may be arranged to receive wireless input signal, such as bluetooth input signals.
Sonion Nederland B.v.

Detection of an unauthorized wireless communication device

A technique for the detection of an unauthorized wireless communication device includes monitoring of bluetooth® communications activity by a bluetooth® capable communication device. Any monitored communication activity is analyzed against parameters that are predefined to detect suspected illegal activity.
Symbol Technologies, Llc

Device-location estimation based on rssi measurements over wifi and bluetooth

Examples of systems and methods for estimating a device location are disclosed. In one example, a device locating system includes three or more sensor devices, a processor, and a storage device storing instructions executable to determine an estimated location of a scanned device based on a received signal strength indication (rssi) value for the scanned device measured by at least three of the three or more sensor devices and processed in view of previously-recorded rssi values for the scanned device.
Harman International Industries, Incorporated

Simplified ecg acquisition, transmission and sharing system

An electrocardiogram (ecg) acquisition and viewing system receiving extended ecg recordings and automatically extracting segments with heart arrhythmias allowing overreading cardiologists to quickly analyze the extract segments from the larger data set. The present invention provides an easy to use, lightweight ecg module providing acquisition of 12 lead ecg data and communication with local and remote network devices receiving the ecg data the present invention provides wireless communication (e.g., bluetooth, near field communication) with local devices so that ecg waveforms may be viewed in real time, allowing lead connections to be corrected and integrity restored before and during data acquisition..
Spaulding Medical, Llc

Smart umbrella and handle thereof

A handle is mounted on a smart umbrella and contains: a safety device mounted in the handle. The safety device includes a printed circuit board arranged thereon, and the printed circuit board has a bluetooth module and a power module which are fixed on the printed circuit board.

Short range wireless translation methods and systems for hands-free fare validation

A system and method in which the bluetooth technology is used in conjunction with a user application on a mobile device to facilitate hands-free fare validation at a transit station. The user app communicates with a controller driver in a controller unit that interfaces with a compliant fare gate.
Bytemark, Inc.

Method and automatic bluetooth connection using bluetooth dual mode

A method for automatic bluetooth connection in a head unit of vehicle includes discovering an advertisement from a mobile device, based on a period of advertisement discovery, when at least one advertisement corresponding to the mobile device is discovered, changing the period of advertisement discovery, discovering the advertisement based on a changed period of advertisement discovery, and arranging a bluetooth connection between a head unit and a mobile device corresponding to the discovered advertisement.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Voip analog telephone system

A multi-port voip telecommunications system that allows the user to gain access to telephone connectivity through the internet by connecting directly to the internet or by connecting to the internet through the existing internet connection of a computer or cell phone device. The present system includes an ethernet port, a wi-fi receiver to facilitate the transmission and receipt of internet protocol signals wirelessly, a usb plug connectable to the ata, connectivity to a home monitoring network and connectivity to bluetooth devices..
Nettalk.com, Inc.

Method and performing object transfer service using bluetooth low energy in wireless communication system

Disclosed herein is a method for performing communication using bluetooth low energy (ble) in a wireless communication system including a server device and a client device. The client device receives object changed indication information including object identification information indicative of a changed object from the server device.
Lg Electronics Inc.

System and control of autonomous vehicle by mobile device

The present invention relates to a software program in the form of a mobile application that allows the user to control an autonomous vehicle (or driverless vehicle, terms used here interchangeably) by use of a mobile device utilizing cloud servers. The effect of the use of this software program is to allow users to manipulate a motor vehicle's computer, such as locking and unlocking the car door, rolling up and down the car window's, and manipulating the car's audio, for example, all done utilizing cloud servers.

Apparatus and universal setup, monitoring and control of field devices for a plant

Setup, monitoring and control of various field devices are provided using a general purpose, off-the-shelf mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet computer adapted by an application program to communicate using the bluetooth communications protocol with communications and control modules attached to the field devices.. .
Metso Automation Usa Inc.

Multi-device intelligent interconnection method and system based on bluetooth

A multi-device intelligent interconnection method and system are disclosed. The method includes: establishing a connection with a peripheral device by a central device; transmitting a first self-defined string message to the peripheral device to inform the peripheral device to report a type of a service; receiving the reported type of the service from the peripheral device by the central device, and disconnecting the connection with the peripheral device; and reestablishing the connection or connections with one or more of the peripheral devices through actively initiating one of the services or receiving a request or requests for initiating one or more of the services..
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd.

Control system, control device, and mobile device for vehicle

A control system a control device, and a mobile device for controlling a vehicle are provided. The control device is adapted to be disposed on a vehicle.

Wireless communication equipment, near-field wireless communication equipment, wireless communication method, and near-field wireless communication method

A wireless communication equipment capable of securing the reliability and validity of transmission data, for example, a near-field wireless communication equipment compliant with bluetooth, is provided. A near-field wireless communication equipment (10) compliant with bluetooth alternately repeats an alternate monitoring operation when a master-side counter information equipment (20) is located close to the near-field wireless communication equipment (10) and data communication between them is made possible, the alternate monitoring operation being reception of transmission data to which an a2dp profile is applied from the master-side counter information equipment (20) as a dtmf signal and then transmission of an ack signal or a nak signal back to the master-side counter information equipment (20) as response data indicating a result of analyzing the transmission data using an avrcp profile or transmission of transmission data to which the a2dp profile is applied to the master-side counter information equipment (20) and then reception of response data indicating a result of analyzing the transmission data from the master-side counter information equipment (20) using the avrcp profile..
Nec Platforms, Ltd.

Method and transmitting a http data using bluetooth in wireless communication system

The present invention is related to a method for transmitting and receiving data to and from a web server by using bluetooth communication in a wireless communication system, comprising receiving a first write request including http (hyper text transfer protocol) request-related information from a first client device; transmitting to a web server http request-related information generated on the basis of information included in the received first write request; receiving an http response message in response to the http request-related information from the web server; notifying the first client device of an http status code indicating the status of data included in the received http response message; and receiving a read request requesting data transmission on the basis of information included in the http status code from the first client device, wherein, in case a second write request is received from a different client device while the first write request is being received, an error response is transmitted to the different client device.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Method and transmitting data using bluetooth low energy in wireless communication system

The present invention is related to a method and an apparatus for transmitting and receiving data by using bluetooth le. A method and an apparatus according to the present invention comprises transmitting a first request message for requesting data to a second device; receiving a first response message including data in response to the first request message; if size of the data is equal to the maximum data transmission size, transmitting a second request message for transmitting additional data; and receiving a second response message including the additional data in response to the second request message, wherein the first request message or the second request message includes at least one of id information, index information, or index range information of the data; and the first response message or the second response message includes at least one of length information or id information..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Enhancements to data-driven media management within an electronic device

A centralized resource manager manages the routing of audio or visual information within a device, including a handheld device such as a smartphone. The resource manager evaluates data-driven policies to determine how to route audio or visual information to or from various input or output components connected to the device, including headphones, built-in speakers, microphones, bluetooth headsets, cameras, and so on.
Apple Inc.



Bluetooth topics:
  • Multimedia
  • Transmitter
  • Global Positioning System
  • Publishing
  • Media Content
  • Cell Phone
  • Ip Multimedia Subsystem
  • Ip Address
  • Wireless Communication Device
  • Medical History
  • Wireless Computing
  • Tracking System
  • Computing Device
  • Microprocessor
  • Ion Channel


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