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new patent Master node and a method therein for handling connections to slave devices
A method performed by a master node, for handling bluetooth connections to slave devices is provided. The master node allocates to a first group, a first set of channels, and to a second group a second set of channels.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


new patent Energy efficient ble mesh initialisation and operation
A first bluetooth device and a method performed thereby for operating in a network of bluetooth devices, the first bluetooth device being capable of operating according to at least two different configurations, wherein a first configuration is of lower functionality than a second configuration. The method comprises, when the bluetooth device is being switched on: associating (110) with other bluetooth devices by (i) when the first bluetooth device is operating according to the any configuration not being the highest functionality, transmitting a request, req, message in order to discover bluetooth devices operating according to the configuration having the highest functionality; and (ii) when the first bluetooth device is operating according to the configuration having the highest functionality, periodically and/or upon reception of the req, transmitting an announcement, ann, message; determining (111) which configuration to operate according to, based at least partly on the association with the other bluetooth devices; and operating (112) according to the determined configuration..
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


new patent Equalized hearing aid system
An equalized hearing aid system includes a microphone, a first equalizer, a first mixer, and a first speaker coupled in series forming a first signal path with a second mixer coupled to the first equalizer within the first signal path. The microphone, a second equalizer, a third mixer, and a second speaker are coupled in series forming a second signal path with a fourth mixer coupled to the second equalizer within the second signal path.
Ubdevice Corp.


new patent Beacon-based contactless reader identification
Systems, methods, and computer program products are provided for using proximity sensing systems, such as bluetooth low energy (le) beacons, to uniquely identify remote computing systems, such as point of sale terminals. A mobile device includes an antenna, a baseband modem, and a contactless frontend, and is able to perform near-field communication transactions.
Google Llc


new patent Multiband bluetooth
An electronic device that communicates with a second electronic device using adaptive frequency hopping across different spectral bands is described. An integrated circuit in the electronic device includes processing logic that determines an adaptive spectral map that specifies channels across multiple spectral bands.
Apple Inc.


new patent Multi-function data key
A data key for secure financial and other types of data transactions with a key-shaped case, lightbox touch sensor carrying a removable wafer, processor, secure memory, general-purpose memory, battery, antenna, speaker, microphone, and a dual-purpose usb and chip pin pad. bluetooth, nfc and/or rfid provides the ability to pair the data key through a wireless channel with another device, such as a smartphone, using a pairing button on the back of the data key.
Uqontrol, Inc.


new patent Output systems, information apparatus, or internet appliances supporting voice commands for receiving and for playing selected digital content from a service over a network
Output systems (e.g., information apparatus, internet appliances, audio devices or video output devices) supporting voice commands for playing digital content received from a service provided over a network (e.g., internet) are herein disclosed and enabled. The output system includes a touch sensitive screen interface for receiving security information to access a wireless local area network and for receiving authentication information to access the service over the network.
Flexiworld Technologies, Inc.


new patent Streetlight retrofit to provide access for wireless and cellular networks
A system for upgrading and retrofitting existing streetlights. The system enables cellular and wireless communications to be added to the streetlight to provide additional bandwidth over that provided by conventional cell towers.

new patent Wearable device
A wearable device is disclosed, including a microprocessor control unit, a first switch module, a bluetooth module, and a multimedia module. The wearable device can be connected to a terminal device by using the bluetooth module to share data, use data locally stored in the multimedia module, and monitor data corresponding to a preset event by using the microprocessor control unit.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


new patent Umbrella with a bluetooth sound device
The present invention discloses an umbrella with a bluetooth sound device, which comprises a column having a top and a middle, a tray, a plurality of ribs, a canopy, a controlling handle disposed on the middle of the column and an electrical box having a involutory front cover and back cover. A solar receiving device is connected to the top of the column; a plurality of led lamp strings are attached to the tray and the ribs.
Zhejiang Dingsheng Outdoor Living Products Co., Ltd.


Bluetooth device as security access key

This application is directed to a system for remotely directing a host device to perform an operation using a key. The key may include a communications circuitry for transmitting data, for example a key identifier or an instruction to perform an operation, within a personal area network created by the communications circuitry.
Apple Inc.

System and positioning mobile device by using bluetooth signal

Provided are a system and method for positioning a mobile device by using a bluetooth signal, in which a location of the mobile device may be more accurately determined by considering a bluetooth signal receiving environment of the mobile device when providing a service and method of determining a location of the mobile device by using a bluetooth signal.. .

Mobile information apparatus with an application for receiving digital content from a digital content service over the internet and for wirelessly transmitting or playing at least part of the received digital content at a bluetooth enable output device

Mobile information apparatus (e.g., smart phone, internet appliances, information pad) with software applications for receiving digital content from a service provided over a network (e.g., internet) and for wirelessly playing at least part of the received digital content at a bluetooth enabled output device are herein disclosed and enabled. To receive and play digital content, the software applications may obtain authentication information for accessing the service, receive a list of one or more digital content that is available from the service for selection on the touch sensitive screen interface, receive a selected digital content from among the list displayed on the touch sensitive screen, receive output data from the service related to the selected digital content, and then either play audio data related to the received output data at a speaker of the mobile information apparatus or wirelessly play the audio data at the bluetooth enabled output device..
Flexiworld Technologies, Inc.

Self-orienting surgical light panel

A lighting system for an operating room wherein machine-controlled light sources are bluetooth™-enabled to allow them to locate and track the movement of a device worn on the hand or wrist of a surgeon or other operating room personnel. In preferred embodiments, the system described herein will accommodate light source tracking for multiple surgeon-worn devices worn by one or more wearers.

Portable and expandable laptop or food table

This special folding table is designed to be very portable since it has a size or 12 inches by 12 inches. Students that live in tight rooms at schools will love to use it or fold it up.

Method and system for providing reduced bandwidth acquisition latency

Methods and systems for providing reduced bandwidth acquisition latency may comprise communicating a reservation request for bandwidth allocation for devices operating under a wired network protocol, where the reservation request may be sent by wired network devices via a wireless network protocol over a wireless network. Bandwidth may be allocated in the wired network for the requesting devices by a network controller.
Maxlinear, Inc.

Smartphone bluetooth headset receiver

Systems and methods are provided for allowing a user with a smartphone to pair the smartphone with another bluetooth device to receive audio that is played to the user over headphones or through speakers on the smartphone. Further, an audio processing module is used to modify the audio presented to the user, extract closed captioning text to be displayed to the user, find information relevant to the audio to be displayed to the user, and pause audio content sent to the smartphone when phone calls or other smartphone interruptions occur..
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

Monitoring and hearing aid headphone intercom system

A monitoring and hearing aid headphone intercom system is revealed. The system includes one primary headphone, at least one secondary headphone and a terminal device.

Method and bluetooth-based identity recognition

A method for a smart device to perform bluetooth (bt)-based identity recognition, includes: establishing a bt connection with a first terminal; acquiring a first user account of the first terminal through the bt connection; searching a first preset mapping table for a first identifier (id) corresponding to the first user account, the first mapping table including a first mapping relationship between at least one user account and at least one id, each id corresponding to a respective user account, and the first mapping relationship being determined and sent to the smart device by a server; and determining a user identity corresponding to the first terminal according to the first id.. .
Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd.

Multimode receiving device, multimode transmitting device and multimode transceiving method

A multimode receiving device configured to receive a standard bluetooth data packet and a physical layer data packet with enhanced performance, can include: a receiving circuit configured to convert a received radio frequency signal to a baseband modulated signal; a demodulation circuit configured to select a demodulation scheme that conforms to a bluetooth standard or one of a plurality of despread demodulation schemes, in order to demodulate the baseband modulated signal; and the plurality of despread demodulation schemes being configured to correspond to a plurality of predetermined spread-spectrum modulation schemes.. .
Silergy Semiconductor Technology (hangzhou) Ltd

Vibratory alert device

A simplified bluetooth low energy or bluetooth compatible vibrator, that can be paired with a cellular telephone or other device, has in one embodiment no buttons, no switches, no ports, no input device, and no display. The vibrator can use a non-rechargeable battery and can be automatically paired with the cellular telephone (or other device) in response to initially inserting the non-rechargeable battery into the vibrator.
Simple Matters Llc

Popular product analysis system

The present invention discloses an analysis system for analyzing the popularity of a target product. The popular product analysis system comprises an analysis server, a bluetooth tracking device, a wireless base station, and a mobile device.
Linctronix Ltd.

Presence aware terminals

The various embodiments herein each include at least one of systems, methods, and software for presence aware terminals. Some such embodiments enable a user carrying a mobile device, such as a smartphone, tablet, smartwatch, or a handheld computing device having a radio device (e.g., bluetooth® or near-field communication (nfc)) to be automatically recognized at a terminal.
Ncr Corporation, Law Dept.

Pressure transducer with bluetooth communication

A sensor that includes a housing and a wireless communication circuit.. .
Veris Industries, Llc

Systems and methods for controlling the blinds

The present invention provides a device to control the tilt angle of window blinds. The tilt device can be easily fitted to existing window blind systems.

Protective case for mobile terminal providing real-time vibration feedback

The present invention relates to a protective case for preventing damage to a mobile terminal, comprising: an actuator (12) comprising a piezoelectric vibrating screen (17) formed by attaching a piezoelectric element layer (20) to at least one side of a substrate (18), at least one or more weight pieces (22) which are fixedly attached to the piezoelectric element layer (20) and increase the vibration force, and a bracket (24) provided so that both ends of the substrate (18) are fixedly attached thereto; an auxiliary battery (10) which supplies power to the actuator (12) and is used for charging in the case where a battery of a mobile terminal (4) is discharged or consumed; and a bluetooth receiving module (30) for receiving a signal transmitted from a bluetooth transmitting module (28) of the mobile terminal (4). As the actuator (12), which provides real-time vibration feedback, is installed in the inner side of the protective case (2)(2a) which is worn for preventing damage to the mobile terminal (4), the protective case has an effect of giving a user simultaneous sensory stimulation by providing the user with a haptic signal corresponding to an image and sound outputted from the mobile terminal (4) as a rapid vibration response.

Controlling bluetooth multimedia devices

Disclosed is a device (dev) for controlling bluetooth multimedia devices, the controlling device including a bluetooth chip (bc) arranged to implement a modified a2dp profile (a2dp′) so as to create a point-to-multipoint link (lnk) from the bluetooth chip to several bluetooth multimedia devices (spk1, spk2, spkn), the bluetooth chip of the controlling device being arranged to stream several interconnected multimedia streams, each to a respective bluetooth multimedia device from among the several bluetooth multimedia devices, based on a non-blocking bluetooth usage. The description also refers to a method for controlling bluetooth multimedia devices, to a computer program arranged to implement such a method as well as to a storage medium storing such a computer program..
Tap Sound System

Hearing interactive wireless control of an external appliance

The present disclosure describes examples of systems and methods of wireless remote control of appliances using a hearing device, for example upon manual activation of a switch placed in the concha cavity behind the tragus. In some examples, the hearing device includes one or more manually activated switches, a wireless antenna, and a battery cell.
Ihear Medical, Inc.

Multi signal diffusion integrated system and method

An internet of things (iot) enabled multi signal diffusion integrated system smartly tracks assets in different environments, using a combination of radio frequency identification (rfid), wi-fi and bluetooth low energy (ble) technologies. The system includes an electrical plug embedded with one smart tracking device, or xengraft.
Nippon Sysits Co. Ltd.

Method for establishing and monitoring bluetooth low energy wireless network

A method for establishing and monitoring a bluetooth low energy wireless network comprises the following steps. A first bluetooth wireless device in the plurality of bluetooth low energy wireless devices is controlled from a broadcast state into a detection state.

Multifunctional bluetooth device

A multifunctional bluetooth device includes a first speaker device, a second speaker device, and a power supply device. The first speaker device includes a first connection assembly and a wireless transmission element.
Verico International Co., Ltd.

Body-worn video surveillance system

A body-worn surveillance system is associated with the icv system via a docking mechanism that is connected to the icv system via a cable, or other means. The icv system recognizes the specific bodyworn system(s).
Kustom Signals, Inc.

Electronic communication device with detachable wireless module and method thereof

The present invention is directed to an electronic communication device including a smart device adapted to be configured or worn around a wrist of user through a wrist-band, characterized in that the electronic communication device includes: a) at least one detachable wireless module detachably connected with the electronic communication device, b) a recess or housing adapted to receive or accommodate the detachable wireless module; wherein the detachable wireless module includes an engaging portion adapted to be detachably mounted to a complementary engaging member of the recess or housing; and wherein the detachable wireless module is adapted to be configured to operate in hands-tire operating mode and attaching operating mode; such that in the hands-free operating mode, the detachable wireless module is disengaged from the electronic communication device without the loss of bluetooth paring or wireless interface connection; and in the attaching operating mode, the detachable wireless module becomes an integral part of the electronic communication device.. .

System and issuing key for door lock at lodging facilities using smart phone

Disclosed are a system and method of issuing a key for a door lock at lodging facilities using a smart phone, wherein the system includes: a guest smart phone that makes a request for a reservation and payment at lodging facilities; a door-lock key issuing server that is requested to make a reservation and payment from the guest smart phone, acts as a proxy to make the reservation and payment at the lodging facilities; and a lodging-facilities server that approves the reservation and payment made by the door-lock key issuing server, receives the password of the key for the door lock from the door-lock key issuing server, approves the smart phone when accessed by the smart phone, and permits the door to be open by the bluetooth communication with the approved smart phone.. .
Urban Design Idea Associates Co., Ltd.

Generic service request procedure in a multimode system

Generic service request signaling is defined where a multimode terminal is allowed to request any service that it supports in any of the modes (e.g., access technology like geran/utran/cdma2000/bluetooth/wlan/ . .
Core Wireless Licensing S.a.r.l.

Enhanced security for near field communication enabled bluetooth devices

Methods and apparatuses for enhanced security for near field communication bluetooth devices are described. In one example, a physical proximity of a bluetooth device is detected with a first near field communications device disposed at a headset base, the bluetooth device including a second near field communications device.
Plantronics, Inc.

Integrated application assembly for a multimedia system

An integrated application assembly for a multimedia system includes a multimedia system module comprised of a panel and a multimedia circuit module. The multimedia circuit module includes a bluetooth module, a plurality of usb connection modules, an audio input device, an aux indicating lamp, and a volume adjusting module.

Electronic monitoring, security, and communication device assembly

A method, system, and apparatus for security and monitoring are disclosed. In one embodiment, a small device with five sensors (temperature, light, motion, accelerometer, sound) includes a processor, local data storage, and wifi and bluetooth communication capabilities.
Rph Engineering, Llc

Wireless positioning pen with pressure-sensitive tip

The present invention relates to a wireless positioning pen with a pressure-sensitive tip comprising an electric power source, optical system (1), inertial sensors and bluetooth wireless technology, in which a casing (6) is provided with the second casing (7) in the rear, and the top part is provided with holes (61) with fingerboards (8) with buttons; said casing (6) provides a sliding housed body (4) with a battery (10) therein, a head (3) is attached to the front part thereof, and the first cover is (5) provided with a fastening mechanism (51) attached to lower part of the body (4), wherein the said body (4) houses a printed circuit board (2) consisting of the first fixed part (21), the second fixed part (22), the third fixed part (23), and the fourth fixed part (24) mutually interconnected with flexible parts (20), wherein the front body (4) part is provided with the optical system (1) configured for sliding thereof on the pcb fixed part (14) bearing the optical sensor (13) connected through the pcb flexible part (15) to the fourth fixed part (24), wherein the head (3) is provided with a tip button (92) with a light source (16), and in addition, a capacitive sensor (91).. .
O.pen S.r.o.

Bluetooth device and data scheduler

A method and device for wireless data transmission are described. A device receives sets of sensor data associated with respective sensor measurements for a vehicle.
Uber Technologies, Inc.

Methods and apparatuses for configuring a ble advertising beacon

A method, apparatus, and computer program product are provided in order to provide improvements in the configuring of bluetooth low energy (ble) advertising beacons. Embodiments of the present invention are directed to conveniently and reliably configuring or updating the configuration of a ble beacon, while limiting the amount of technical information and/or tools required.
Nokia Technologies Oy

Telematics devices and systems

Exemplary embodiments are provided of telematics devices and exemplary corresponding methods. In an exemplary embodiment, a telematics device generally includes at least one hub device having a wireless network interface and a bluetooth interface, and one or more peripheral devices.
Laird Technologies, Inc.

Method and device for controlling device using bluetooth technology

The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for controlling a connection between a first device and a second device by using a bluetooth le (low energy) or a bluetooth br/edr. According to the present invention, the control device transmits first control information for changing the mode of the device to at least one of the first device and the second device, and connects the first device to the second device the second device can control the connection between the first device and the second device..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Caseic

Caseic a guitar case that has a built in amplifier unit consisting of one or more speakers. The guitar case has a rectangular shape, versus the regular shape of a guitar.

Method and implementing unified management of intelligent hardware devices by app, and client

The present invention discloses a method, a device and a mobile browser client for realizing centralized management of intelligent hardware devices by an app, wherein the method comprising: identifying identification information of an intelligent hardware device via an identification interface provided by an app on a mobile terminal; based on the information identifying, establishing a bluetooth connection between the mobile terminal and the intelligent hardware device; acquiring, by the app, hardware controlling information of the intelligent hardware device through the bluetooth connection; and providing, in the app, a display interaction interface which is based on the hardware controlling information.. .
Beijing Qihoo Technology Company Limited

Long range bluetooth low energy synchronization system

A synchronizer can include a symbol estimator, an inner-pattern de-mapper, a timing tracker, and a correlator. The symbol estimator can be configured to estimate one or more symbols of a received signal based on a phase signal.
Intel Ip Corporation

Wireless charging devicce

A wireless charging device for use in charging batteries of electronic device such as a mobile phone, multimedia play devices etc. The wireless charging device includes a transmitter for transmitting signals in the range of bluetooth® and wi-fi and an adaptor for receiving the signals transmitted by the transmitter and converting the signals into electrical signals for charging the battery.

Systems and methods for short range wireless data transfer

Systems and methods for application level authentication are provided for use with the low energy bluetooth device and accessory. This includes receiving accessory credentials from a server, establishing a bluetooth low energy connection with the accessory, authenticating with the accessory, and lastly transferring data to the accessory.
Arm Limited

Systems and methods for wireless device testing

The disclosed systems, devices, and methods may provide for wireless testing of devices and, in particular, wireless testing of semiconductor devices comprising integrated circuits, memory, and logic circuitry that can be present on a wafer. The semiconductor devices can be tested for functional defects by applying one or more test patterns to the semiconductor devices.
Intel Corporation

Plug-through power meter with planar profile

An improved energy meter is presented that achieves a vastly smaller form factor than prior systems. The energy meter occupies an unobtrusive and essentially two-dimensional volume, 1″×1″× 1/16″, and meters loads plugged through it and into an outlet.
The Regents Of The University Of Michigan

Marker placement within a map interface

One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for hygiene device marker placement on a map interface, indoor locator system installation, and/or hygiene installation plan creation for hygiene devices. In an example, a map interface may be displayed on a client device of a user.
Gojo Industries, Inc.

Intraoral appliances with sensing

Detection of placement of dental aligners in patient mouth on teeth for indication of wearing compliance. Described herein are apparatuses and methods for detecting wearing, including compliance, and for reliably transferring data, by wired or wireless direct or indirect communication of electronic compliance information to a smartphone.

Machine for brewing tea

A machine which contains a housing (14) having a placement surface for the beverage container (13), wherein a removable brewing container (8) having a drain stub (19) and having a drain valve (10) that can be electrically or electromagnetically opened and closed is arranged in the housing (14). The actual brewing process is automatically controlled by a control unit (11).

Automatic hair braiding system

The automatic hair braiding device disclosed herein, when laid against an individual's head over a sectioned portion of hair, can further section and segregate the hair into smaller sections of a specific width automatically. The braiding device will be able to combine additional hair, synthetic or human, that is already pre-fed into the machine to the individual's sectioned hair and braid the individual's hair with integrated hair to the desired length simultaneously.

Functional, socially-enabled jewelry and systems for multi-device interaction

Functional jewelry is disclosed. A bracelet includes a plurality of light-emitting diodes (leds), a main control unit, and positional and situational sensors, typically including an accelerometer, as well as a decorative, interchangeable fascial layer.
Loop Devices, Inc.

Device and controlling a bluetooth low energy (ble) advertiser

A device includes circuitry configured to transmit advertisement data to one or more electronic devices at a first advertisement rate. A presence or absence of the electronic devices is detected within communication range of the device based on a detection signal received from at least one of the one or more electronic devices.
Broadcom Corporation

Position calculation using bluetooth low energy

A method comprises a first device: receiving at least one bluetooth low energy message transmitted from each of at least three second devices, each bluetooth low energy message including data indicating a position of the respective second device (s2); measuring a radio parameter for each of the received bluetooth low energy messages (s3); using the radio parameters and the data included in the messages to calculate the position of the first device (s4); and transmitting a bluetooth low energy message including data indicating the position of the first device (s5). A further method comprises a third device: receiving at least one bluetooth low energy message transmitted from each of at least three devices, each bluetooth low energy message including data indicating a position of the respective device; measuring a radio parameter for each of the received bluetooth low energy messages; using the radio parameters and the data included in the messages to calculate the position of the third device; receiving at least one bluetooth low energy message transmitted by a first device and including data indicating a position of the first device; and causing display of the position of the first device relative to the third device..
Nokia Technologies Oy

Autonomous sharing of data between geographically proximate nodes

A communication system may include a plurality of geographically proximate nodes that communicate via one or more range-limited wireless technologies such as bluetooth® low energy (ble). An origin node may generate and communicate a first message responsive to detecting an event occurrence.
Intel Corporation

Systems and methods for implementing a proximity lock using bluetooth low energy

Systems and methods for implementing a proximity lock using bluetooth low energy are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a bluetooth low energy proximity lock system may include a host electronic device comprising a computer processor; a peripheral electronic device interfacing with the host electronic device that may include a controller and a first bluetooth low energy component; and a user device comprising a second bluetooth low energy component.
Jpmorgan Chade Bank, N.a.

Multi-radio filtering front-end circuitry for transceiver systems

Devices and systems useful in concurrently receiving and transmitting wi-fi signals and bluetooth signals in the same frequency band are provided. By way of example, an electronic device includes a transceiver configured to transmit data and to receive data over channels of a first wireless network and a second wireless network concurrently.
Apple Inc.

Bluetooth pairing method

There is provided a capacitive communication system including an object and a capacitive touch panel. The object includes a plurality of induction conductors configured to have different potential distributions at different time intervals by modulating respective potentials thereof.
Pixart Imaging Inc.

System and process for automatically generating rewards with ticket sales

A system and methods for automatically generating rewards with ticket sales is disclosed. The system directs a consumer to a ticket vendor portal where the consumer can place an order for the number of tickets desired.
Vet Fest Llc

Wheel chock systems

Wheel chock systems for use at loading docks and other locations are described herein. In some embodiments, the wheel chock systems can include a wheel chock assembly that is positionable in contact with a vehicle wheel to restrain the vehicle at a loading dock.
Assa Abloy Entrance Systems Ab

Secure wireless networks for vehicles

A system and method (600) of securely and accurately connecting mobile devices (110) to wireless networks in vehicles (210) by using encrypted wireless network configurations based on vehicle specific data is disclosed herein. The system comprises a vehicle (210) comprising an on-board computer (232) with a memory (231) having a vehicle identification number (233), a connector plug (235), and an motorized engine (234), a connected vehicle device (130) comprising a processor, a wifi radio, a bluetooth radio, a memory, and a connector for mating with the connector plug of the vehicle (210), and a mobile device (110) comprising a graphical user interface (335), a processor (310), a wifi radio (307), a bluetooth radio (306), and a cellular network interface (308)..
Platform Science, Inc.

Arrangement for, and , establishing a bluetooth® paired connection between a wireless, electro-optical reader and one or more hosts

A wireless, bluetooth® paired connection is established between a wireless, electro-optical reader and a host by reading a multi-parameter, pairing symbol displayed by the host. An identification parameter is extracted from the pairing symbol to automatically identify the host, and one or more configuration parameters are substantially simultaneously extracted from the same pairing symbol to automatically configure the paired connection between the reader and the host..
Symbol Technologies, Llc

Bluetooth low energy location system and method

A ble location system and method are disclosed. The ble system may provide accurate location of a ble enabled object in a three dimensional space.
Awarepoint Corporation

Method for making a host personal computer act as an accessory in bluetooth piconet

A method for making a pc act as an accessory device in bluetooth piconet is disclosed. The method includes the steps of: a) providing a bluetooth adapter; b) connecting the bluetooth adapter to the personal computer (pc) with a software program running in an application level; c) installing a custom bluetooth adapter bus driver to be accessed and operated solely by the software program; d) implementing all necessary bluetooth software stack above and including a bluetooth host to controller interface (hci) profile; and e) the pc serving as a slave device..
I/o Interconnect, Ltd.

Method and communicating streaming data in bluetooth-based wireless communication system

A method and apparatus for communicating streaming data in a bluetooth-based wireless communication system is provided. An electronic device according to the present disclosure includes a communication interface configured to perform wireless bluetooth communication with an external electronic device and a controller configured to control the communication interface, in which the controller is further configured to detect a communication state using a first packet data configuration and communicate with the external electronic device by using a second packet data configuration that is different from the first packet data configuration, based on the communication state..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method and apparatus of implementing a vpn tunnel

The present invention is directed to allowing a more secure initial, and continuous authentication of virtual private network (vpn) tunneling. The device of the present invention contains its own microprocessor and operating system which connects to the host system via a universal serial bus (usb) or another coupling mode.
Noa, Inc.

Hygiene tracking compliance

One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for personal tracking of hygiene compliance of a user. For example, a mobile device may host a tracking component (e.g., a personal hygiene compliance app deployed on a cell phone or tablet).
Gojo Industries, Inc.

Method of providing a gateway between mobile devices and radio frequency identification (rfid) enabled readers

An rfid magnetic field powered translating device that acts as a gateway between mobile devices and radio frequency identification (rfid) enabled readers. The gateway enables the portable device to emulate access credentials for physical access, computer credentials, licenses and payment cards using bluetooth communication between the portable mobile device and translating device; and rfid emulation at either 125 khz or 13.56 mhz between the translating device and the rfid reader..

Light device has built-in digital data system for record image, sound

A light device having built-in digital data means is powered by an unlimited power source for a lamp-holder, led bulb, or light device connected to unlimited power source by prongs or a base that or conductive wires can be inserted into a socket that would otherwise receiving a bulb. The device may take the form of a web cam having auto tracking added one of plurality functions to make different products and functions and retractable prongs that plug directly into a wall outlet or insert into existing lamp base or incorporate conductive wire to make electric connection at least one of built-in camera, storage unit, wireless kits, bluetooth kits, motion sensor, light device..

Network access method and mobile communications terminal

Disclosed in the embodiments of the present invention are a network access method and a mobile communications terminal, comprising: first determining the current position of a mobile communications terminal; if the network identifier of the public land mobile network (plmn) corresponding to said position has not been added to a pre-stored first equivalent public land mobile network (eplmn) list, then scanning a bluetooth low energy protocol broadcast channel; when a second eplmn list published to said bluetooth low energy protocol broadcast channel is detected by scanning, obtaining said second eplmn list; if the network identifier of the plmn corresponding to said position is added to said second eplmn list, then lastly, accessing the network according to said second eplmn list.. .
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Customer/merchant interaction system for merchant branding and product information

Apparatus and associated methods relate to securely transmitting, directly between two mobile devices, aes-256 encrypted file attachments which are decrypted within an application program (app) using a decryption key that is available only to the app. In an illustrative embodiment, the encrypted file may be attached to an e-mail.
Securewifi Technologies, Llc

In-field wireless access to smart instruments using bluetooth low energy

This disclosure provides various ways to enable a bluetooth low energy (ble) communication capability for a field instrument. An apparatus is configured to perform a method for providing ble communication capability to a legacy field instrument in an industrial control system.
Honeywell International, Inc.

Portable compact bluetooth speaker

A wireless speaker device having a housing including a first magnet and an arm configurable between a straight configuration and a bent configuration. The arm is attached to the housing on one end and has an opposing end having a second magnet.
Pred Technologies Usa Inc.

Cloud messaging between an accessory device and a companion device

A companion device (e.g., smart phone) and an accessory device (e.g., wearable device) may be configured to communicate messages to each other to flexibly share information, such as emails, text messages, calendar notifications, and media library items. This communication may occur through a direct connection (e.g., bluetooth) and when the devices are connected to a common wi-fi access point.
Apple Inc.

Method for controlling mobile phone loss prevention function by means of bluetooth earphones

The present invention relates to a method for controlling a mobile phone loss prevention function by means of bluetooth earphones. The method includes: a link loss determination step (s10) of measuring a sensitivity of a signal transmitted/received between a mobile phone and the bluetooth earphone and determining occurrence of a link loss; warning sound generation steps (s20, s40, and s60) of, when the link loss has occurred, generating a warning sound, which warns of loss of the mobile phone, through the bluetooth earphone in such a manner as to amplify a volume of the warning sound from a low volume to a high volume for each step; and warning sound stop identification steps (s30, s50, and s70) of determining whether a warning sound stop button has been operated by a user who has recognized the warning sound and selecting whether the generation of the warning sound is to be stopped..
Mobifren Co., Ltd.

Removable, active, personal storage device, system and method

A storage device is configured to communicate with a host device over a bluetooth connection. The storage device includes a flash memory, a processor, and a bluetooth controller.
Innovative Memory Systems, Inc.

Electronic cigarette, bluetooth assembly thereof, and smoking information acquisition system

The present application discloses an electronic cigarette, a bluetooth assembly thereof, and a smoking information acquisition system, the electronic cigarette comprises an electronic cigarette body; the electronic cigarette body is provided with an atomization assembly and a battery assembly, the electronic cigarette further comprises a bluetooth assembly configured for communicating with an external terminal, two ends of the bluetooth assembly are detachably connected with the atomization assembly and the battery assembly respectively; the bluetooth assembly comprises a microcontroller, a bluetooth transceiver module, a voltage detection module and a current detection module. The bluetooth assembly obtains output power information and smoking data of a user through the microcontroller, the user knows his/her own smoking situation and can adjust an output power of the electronic cigarette conveniently through the external terminal to control the smoke amount of the electronic cigarette..

Method and device for controlling device by using bluetooth technology

Disclosed is a method for controlling connection between a first device and a second device using bluetooth by a control device including obtaining a first device information related to the first device from the first device, obtaining a second device information related to the second device from the second device, transmitting a connection request message for requesting connection with the second device to the first device based on the first device information and the second device information, and receiving a first response message including a result of connection with the second device in response to the connection request message.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Terminal and audio data transmission

Aspects of the disclosure provide a terminal adapted to transmit audio data via bluetooth to a device. The terminal includes a controller adapted to detect configuration parameters of the device and optimally determine configuration parameters of the terminal, and a transmission module capable of transmitting a packet of a first packet type based on a first mode of the terminal and a packet of a second packet type based on a second mode of the terminal.
Sony Mobile Communications Inc.

Vibrotactile music perception wearable

A wearable includes an article of clothing, an intelligent control and a plurality of sets of vibration motors operatively connected to the intelligent control and positioned on the article of clothing to provide tactile feedback wherein each of the sets of vibration motors is associated with a different frequency range of audio which may be communicated to the wearable via bluetooth or otherwise.. .

Transmission/reception sensor system, multi-function card, and wearable device

Provided are a multi-function card that has a non-contact ic card function, a magnetic stripe card function, and a function of generating a magnetic card signal and an nfc signal, a bluetooth function capable of transmitting a signal to devices such as smartphones, includes a metallic frame, and is robust against bending or breakage, a transmission/reception sensor system used for the multi-function card or the like, and a wearable device, and the transmission/reception sensor system includes a magnetic sensor 10 including a coil 2 wound around a magnetic sensor core 1, an nfc coil 12 formed in a planar shape, and a metallic frame 13a of a loop shape which is installed along the nfc coil 12 and includes one or more cut portions.. .
Iiga Co., Ltd.

Architecture of managing beacons using access points

Described herein are systems, methods and computer program products for controlling operation of bluetooth low energy (ble) devices, such as wireless beacons. Multiple ble devices may be controlled centrally or may work together in a cooperative fashion such that signals can be exchanged between or repeated by ble devices in order to allow for signals received at one ble device to reach another ble device without requiring further central interaction.
Aruba Networks, Inc.

Secure broadcast beacon communications

Using various embodiments, methods and systems for secure bluetooth low energy communications, in an unconnected state, are described herein. In one embodiment, conventional ble transmitting device data can be supplemented with authentication information, including a message authentication field which enables receivers to determine if the received beacon/transmitted ble peripheral data is genuine.

Method and controlling a device using bluetooth technology

Disclosed is a method and an apparatus for a control device to control a first device by using bluetooth le (low energy). The present invention provides a method and an apparatus comprising receiving from the first device an advertising message for searching for the first device, transmitting a connection request message for establishing a bluetooth le connection to the first device, transmitting to the first device a first read request message requesting first characteristic information related to at least one first service for which the first device operates as a client role, receiving a first read response message including the characteristic information, and controlling a connection with a second device operating as a server role based on the characteristic information..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Handling bluetooth low energy messages of radio tags for position determination

A method comprises: a mobile tag receiving at least one first bluetooth low energy message transmitted from each of at least two fixed tags, each first bluetooth low energy message including at least an identifier corresponding to the respective fixed tag; the mobile tag measuring a radio parameter for each of the received first bluetooth low energy messages; and the mobile tag transmitting a second bluetooth low energy message including the identifiers of each of the fixed tags, the measured radio parameters associated with each of the received first bluetooth low energy messages, and an identifier corresponding to the mobile tag, said second bluetooth low energy message enabling the calculation of a position of the mobile tag by a server apparatus. A further method comprises: a bluetooth receiver device receiving at least one second bluetooth low energy message from a mobile tag; the bluetooth receiver device decoding from the message identifiers of at least two fixed tags from which first bluetooth low energy messages have been transmitted; the bluetooth receiver device decoding from the message measured radio parameters associated with the first bluetooth low energy messages; and the bluetooth receiver device decoding from the message an identifier corresponding to the mobile tag; server apparatus retrieving position data corresponding to each of the fixed tags using their respective identifiers; and the server apparatus using the position data and the radio parameters included in the second bluetooth low energy message to calculate a position of the mobile tag..
Here Global B.v.

Device for connecting a phone to a vehicle

A device for connecting a phone to a vehicle, the device including: a case, the case including: a long-range radio frequency (rf) transceiver for communication with a control device in a vehicle via a long-range wireless link; and a short-range bluetooth (bt) transceiver for communicating with a smartphone via a short-range wireless link, wherein the case is configured to be attached to an external surface of the smartphone, and wherein the device is configured to relay commands from the smartphone to the vehicle.. .
Voxx International Corporation

Bluetooth device and bluetooth device name managing method

A bluetooth device name managing method is performed fey a bluetooth device. A unique id is generated according to a physical address of the bluetooth device.
Ubtech Robotics Corp.

Passive entry cell phone and method and system therefor

A system for a vehicle including: a bluetooth receiver configured to be installed in a vehicle and connected with an electronic system of the vehicle; and a phone including a long-range radio frequency (rf) transceiver configured to transmit signals to and receive signals from a cellular network and a bluetooth transmitter configured to communicate with the bluetooth receiver in the vehicle within a predetermined range.. .
Voxx International Corporation

Mobile device detection and tracking

Mobile devices emit signals in bluetooth, wi-fi and cellular (i.e. 2g, 3g, 4g, edge, h+, etc.).
Bluefox, Inc.

Implantable automatic wireless intracranial pressure monitoring system and method

A system for implantable automatic wireless intracranial pressure (icp) monitoring is disclosed, including a control device and an implantable pressure transducer assembly. The implantable pressure transducer assembly is configured to be partially implanted in a skull of an individual being monitored, and the control device communicates and transfers data with the implantable pressure transducer assembly in a wireless manner.
Chuanghui Medical Technology Inc.

Multifunction light controller equipped with localized control

An apparatus and method allow end users to interactively create complex lighting patterns by remote control. Applications include decorative lighting, landscape lighting, signage, or advertising platforms.

Lamp equipment having multi-modes bluetooth module and mode switching the bluetooth module

Lamp equipment having a led, a driver and a bluetooth module is disclosed. The driver is connected to the led to control thereof, and the bluetooth module is connected to the driver for receiving power.
Anchor Tech Co., Ltd

Systems and methods for network data transfer

Provided herein are systems and methods of transferring data between badges in an environment. The badges can simultaneously transmit and receive data.
.etouches, Inc.

Method to determine gas information and location of an operator carrying wireless gas detector during gas/mandown/panic events on communication failure with monitoring station

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for establishing communication between an operator using a personal protection equipment (ppe) device and a central monitoring station, particularly in an emergency event. If the ppe device loses connection with a wireless network, and therefore with the central monitoring station, one or more method may be used to communicate information from the ppe device to the central monitoring station.
Honeywell International Inc.

Automatically modifying notifications based on distance from a paired wearable smart device

A method of management notifications on a mobile communication device includes pairing a wearable smart device with the mobile communication device, and automatically disabling notifications on the mobile communication device in response to determining that the paired wearable smart device has moved away from the mobile communication device. For example, the mobile communication device may be a smartphone and the wearable smart device may be a smartwatch.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

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

Disclosed is a method for performing communication using bluetooth in a wireless communication system. The method includes sending an advertising message providing notification of the provision of an object transfer service to a first client device, receiving a scan request message for requesting additional information from the first client device, sending a scan response message to the first client device in response to the scan request, receiving a connection request message for bluetooth connection from the first client device, selecting a specific object as a current object, and receiving control information indicating whether the execution of a specific operation in the selected current object is permitted from the first client device..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Method and authenticating a device using bluetooth technology

Disclosed is a method and an apparatus for a first device to perform authentication by using bluetooth le (low energy). The present invention provides a method and an apparatus comprising exchanging capability information with a second device; generating a random code for first authentication through a user authentication service based on the capability information; transmitting a write request message including the generated random code to the second device; receiving a write response message in response to the write request message from the second device; receiving an authentication indication message from the second device, wherein the authentication indication message includes state information indicating success or failure of the first authentication based on the random code; and transmitting an authentication complete message in response to the authentication indication message..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Sensor disease detection

A handheld device comprising a housing; a replaceable reagent cartridge including a plurality of liquid cartridges; a collection device, wherein the collection device is used to collect a urine sample from a user; a plurality of electrical components including a led display, wi-fi connectivity, and bluetooth; and a microfluidics platform allowing reagents from the plurality of liquid cartridges to be combined with the urine sample to create a reaction, wherein the reaction is measured with a plurality of sensors and analyzed.. .

Interactive wireless control of appliances by a hearing device

The present disclosure describes examples of systems and methods of wireless remote control of appliances and medical devices using a canal hearing device upon manual activation of a switch placed in the concha cavity behind the tragus. The manual activation of the switch may be by applying a force to the tragus by a finger of a user of the canal hearing device.
Ihear Medical, Inc.

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.

Safety communicator - convergence of body vitals and toxic gas parameters into smartphone app to enhance safety monitoring

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for communication between one or more personal protection equipment (ppe) devices, a mobile device, and a central monitoring station. Personnel may wear ppe devices for detection and communication.
Honeywell International Inc.

Method and forming connection between devices using bluetooth low energy technology

Disclosed are a method and apparatus for forming a connection between devices using a bluetooth low energy (ble) technology. The method for forming a connection between a first device and a second device using ble includes receiving an advertising message including information related to a pairing control service from the first device, establishing a bluetooth connection with the first device based on the advertising message, transmitting a first write request message requesting writing of connection request information indicating transmission of a connection request message to the second device included in pairing control point information through bluetooth, and receiving a first indication message including connection state information indicating a state of a connection with the second device from the first device, wherein the pairing control point indicates information instructing the first device to perform a specific operation..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Automatic multimedia upload for publishing data and multimedia content

Disclosed herein is a method and system for utilizing a digital data capture device in conjunction with a bluetooth (bt) enabled mobile device for publishing data and multimedia content on one or more websites automatically or with minimal user intervention. A client application is provided on the bt enabled mobile device.
Cellspinsoft Inc.

Systems and methods for handling communications during user operation of a motor vehicle

In one aspect, a system for receiving communications while a user operates a motor vehicle is provided. The system may include (1) a bluetooth interface configured to establish a connection to a bluetooth device associated with the motor vehicle, (2) a wireless communication interface configured to receive a wireless communication from a remote device, and (3) a processor coupled to the wireless communication interface and the bluetooth interface, and configured to: (a) determine the user is operating the motor vehicle based upon the connection to the bluetooth device, and (b) suppress a notification of the user of receipt of the wireless communication while the user is operating the motor vehicle..
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company

System and positionally accurate gaming content

A system is disclosed for providing access to first interactive content or second interactive content by a user of a portable computing device based upon a determined location of the portable computing device. The system includes a host server, a content server storing data representing the first interactive content and the second interactive content, and a communication network in communication with the host server and the content server.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Near field communication (nfc) to bluetooth handover

In one aspect, a method of wireless communication by a first wireless device includes detecting a near field communication (nfc) read of the first wireless device. The nfc read may be a read initiated by a second wireless device via an nfc interaction between the first wireless device and the second wireless device.

Bluetooth low energy beacon with fbar-based oscillator-per-channel

Methods and systems described herein relate to broadcasting on a wireless channel. An example method includes generating, based on data, a data signal including one or more data packets, where each of the one or more data packets is a non-connectable and non-scannable data packet.

Systems and methods to determine the locations of packages and provide navigational guidance to reach the packages

Systems and methods to provide navigational guidance to reach a package located inside a building. Low-energy wireless transmitting devices (e.g., bluetooth devices) are used to transmit their identifiers.

Magnetic earphones holder

One or more sensors are configured to contextualize a series of user generated movements to control one or more electronic devices. For example, a set of earphones comprises one or more sensors for sensing a location of the earphones.

Method for wirelessly transmitting audio signals on the basis of the bluetooth standard and wireless microphone unit

A method for wirelessly transmitting audio signals based on the bluetooth protocol from a bluetooth audio source to a computer device (audio sink). An audio signal is converted in the bluetooth audio source into an audio data packet.

Battery pack tester and connected app for bluetooth connected smart device

Disclosed is a system for managing and replacing batteries. In particular, a rapid field tester that pairs via bluetooth with a smart device, such as a mobile phone.

Systems and methods for reusing generic tokens using bluetooth low energy (ble) beacons

Systems and methods for reusing generic tokens using a bluetooth® low energy (ble) beacon. The systems and methods include a user device including a wireless transceiver, a memory for storing a generic token, and one or more processors coupled to the memory and the wireless transceiver.
Paypal, Inc.

Automatic multimedia upload for publishing data and multimedia content

Disclosed herein is a method and system for utilizing a digital data capture device in conjunction with a bluetooth (bt) enabled mobile device for publishing data and multimedia content on one or more websites automatically or with minimal user intervention. A client application is provided on the bt enabled mobile device.
Cellspinsoft Inc.

System and cloud storage device detection

A document processing system includes an embedded controller that has both a local area network interface for receiving documents over an associated network and a wireless personal area network interface for communicating with mobile computing devices using bluetooth low power communications. The embedded controller transmits broadcasts message to nearby mobile computing devices that send responses to the broadcast messages.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Fall impact and trauma signal transmitter

A fall impact signal transmitter device is associated with a fall arrest harness to provide an alert signal when a user has experienced a fall event and is suspended in the fall arrest harness. A transmitter is disposed within a housing and is caused to issue an incident signal when actuated by an engagement member when a fall event occurs.

Systems, methods, and computer program products for the receipt of health and wellness transaction offers

In general terms, embodiments of the present invention relate to apparatuses, methods, and computer program products for receiving transaction offers which are based on an individual's contribution to their own health or wellness. For example, in some embodiments, a method is provided that includes (a) receiving information associated with an individual's health, wellness, and adherence to medication protocols; (b) storing, in a memory device, the information associated with an individual's health, wellness, and adherence to medication protocols; (c) receiving authentication information from a user to authenticate the user to enter into the transaction; and (d) enabling the user to enter into the transaction by using at least one of mobile phone, mobile wearable device, bar code display, an rfid-enabled device, a bluetooth enabled device, satellite or cable television connection, or a computer network..
Elements Of Genius, Inc.

Pairing a medical apparatus with a control unit

The invention provides for method of operating a medical instrument (100, 200, 400, 500, 600, 700) comprising a battery powered medical appliance (104) and a control unit (102). Both have bluetooth communication modules.
Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.

Electronic device and operating method using bluetooth

A bluetooth pairing method in an electronic device is provided. The method includes detecting a change of a switching state of a switch of the electronic device, selecting a bluetooth device (bd) address according to the changed switching state among a plurality of stored bd addresses, and applying the selected bd address to a bluetooth pairing.

Apparatus, system, and wirelessly transmitting and receiving data

A wireless media player and a related system and methodology are disclosed. One aspect of the wireless media player system pertains to a virtual connector system, apparatus, and method for the automatic establishment of wireless connectivity with other electronic devices.

Method and device for controlling device by using bluetooth low energy (le) technology

Disclosed is a method and device for controlling a connection between a first device and a second device by using bluetooth le (low energy) technology. The method comprises: receiving from the first device an advertising message including information related to a connection control service; connecting with the first device based on the advertising message; and requesting the first device to write in the characteristics of the first device in order to instruct to perform a specific operation, wherein the advertising message includes at least one of role information indicating a role of the first device, bonding information indicating a bonding state, or connection information indicating a connection state..

Method and transmitting or receiving data using bluetooth in wireless communication system

Disclosed are a method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving data using a bluetooth low energy (ble) technology. A method of transmitting or receiving data using bluetooth low energy (ble) in a wireless communication system includes forming bluetooth le connection with a second device, establishing an isochronous channel for transmitting an audio packet with the second device and transmitting audio packets to the second device through the isochronous channel using an interleaved method at a specific channel interval.

System and playing licensed music based on bluetooth communication cross-reference to related application

A system for playing licensed music based on bluetooth communication includes a smart device and a bluetooth playing device. The smart device accesses as online data center via a network.

Bluetooth personnel location system

The present invention discloses a bluetooth personnel location system for positioning a personnel coordinate position. The bluetooth personnel location system comprises a bluetooth wearable device, a plurality of bluetooth wireless base stations, and a positioning server.

Systems and methods for connection creation

A method for wireless communication by an advertising bluetooth (bt) device is described. The method includes detecting an energy level that indicates a corrupt connection request sent by a remote bt device.

Magnetic earphones holder

One or more sensors are configured to contextualize a series of user generated movements to control one or more electronic devices. For example, a set of earphones comprises one or more sensors for sensing a location of the earphones.

Design and configuration of a system for the bidirectional communication of digital data through the visible light spectrum, in a non-confined medium

This invention solves the problems of connection, privacy and frequency amplitude of data transmission that are found in existing connections such as bluetooth and wi-fi.. .

Network access method, device, and system

Embodiments of the present invention disclose a network access method and device. The method includes: establishing a bluetooth connection to a bluetooth terminal; receiving, by using the bluetooth connection, a network access request sent by the bluetooth terminal; and if the bluetooth terminal is an authorized device, activating a bluetooth network sharing function automatically and forwarding the network access request to a wide area network.
Huawei Device Co., Ltd.

Bluetooth® connection setup and bluetooth® device

A method for receiving and outputting radio signals to set up a bluetooth® connection which includes receiving, within a predetermined period, at least two of the advertising data packets which originate from a device; determining starting times of the two advertising data packets; and outputting, after the predetermine period, of the device's own advertising data packets, at the device's own starting times which are selected so that the device's own advertising data packets do not chronologically overlap with advertising data packets which are output by the device after the predetermined period.. .
Volkswagen Ag

Gps time-aiding and frequency correction

A system and method for time-aiding an autonomous global positioning system device over a bluetooth connection allows for a faster time to fix by allowing faster acquisition of time and ephemeris data. The time-aiding information may be distributed in a one-to-one manner or in a manner that allows for the synchronization of multiple devices..
Google Technology Holdings Llc

Methods, devices and systems for supporting wireless communication

A device for supporting wireless communication is provided. The device includes a first bluetooth transceiver for connecting to a bluetooth device, a second bluetooth transceiver for connecting to a client device, one or more processors, and a memory for storing instructions executable by the one or more processors.
Cassia Networks Inc.

Method and transmitting and receiving data in mesh network using bluetooth

Disclosed herein are a method for performing, by a first node, a relay function in a bluetooth mesh network and an apparatus performing the method. The method includes transmitting a first message for activating or deactivating the relay function of the first node to a plurality of neighboring nodes when a specific event is generated and activating or deactivating the relay function depending on whether a first indication message to request the activation of the relay function is received or not in a response to the first message within a first specific time from at least one of the plurality of neighboring nodes.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Bluetooth neck band headset including vibration speaker

A bluetooth neck band headset comprises a tube frame maintaining a shape of the neck band, base frames provided on both sides of the tube frame, a bluetooth module provided in the base frame and performing two-way data communication by interworking with the terminal of the user, a vibration speaker provided on one surface of each base frame, an earphone coupled to one side of each base frame and outputting sound, a control module controlling any one or more of the vibration speaker, the earphone and the bluetooth module, a power button provided on one surface of the base frame, and a volume button controlling the intensity of sound output of any one or more of the earphone and the vibration speaker.. .
Bluecom Co., Ltd.

Pure wireless earphones using optimal monopole antennae

The present invention relates to a pair of pure wireless earphones using optimal monopole antennae in the technical field of communications, comprising in-ear type earphone housings and rf signal generation devices disposed in the in-ear type earphone housings, wherein positioning stages matched with the shape of auricular concha cavities are at the tops of bottom housings; each rf signal generation device consists of an antenna, a main pcb and a battery; each antenna is used for establishing an rf communication link with an audio source and a secondary earpiece; and a ball is drawn with each antenna as a center point and the outer wall of the corresponding in-ear type earphone housing closest to the antenna as a radius to form a space as an antenna holding area in which the antenna is located, and the radius of the ball is greater than 4 mm. When a distance between each antenna and the skin or tissues of a human body is greater than 4 mm, an optimal coupling can be formed therebetween to possibly create an optimal rf creeping wave communication link, the antenna gain and efficiency attenuation of an in-ear type bluetooth device is within an acceptable range, and the antenna can also maintain a proper rf communication link between a primary earpiece and a mobile phone..
Fujikon Industrial Co.,ltd

Method and device for controlling further device in wireless communication system

There is provided a method for controlling a first device by a control device using ble (bluetooth low energy) technology in a wireless communication system, the method comprises establishing a ble connection with the first device; opening a control channel for controlling the first device; determining the first device and a specific control level to the first device, via the control channel, wherein the specific control level indicates a control authority to control the first device by the control device, wherein the specific control level is determined based on a required security level for the first device; and controlling a controllable operation for the first device based on the determined specific control level, wherein the controllable operation is defined based on the determined specific control level.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Enhanced curfew and protection associated with a device group

A first wireless end-user device is designated as subject to controls under a device group authorization from a master wireless end-user device. The first device receives a protection management profile from the master device, and compares settings in the profile to a device location change state (e.g., speed) and a device user i/o method state (e.g., touchscreen, hands-free, bluetooth, voice-activated, etc.).
Headwater Research Llc

Real estate wireless lockbox

A system and method are described regarding a wireless lockbox that can be used to manage real estate sales tours. A system can include various owners and buyers that create a searchable real estate listing.

Digital doorlock system

Provided is a digital doorlock system including a doorlock configured to transmit an ibeacon signal and reduce a period of bluetooth connection when recognizing proximity of a user terminal and a touch or a press on a keypad, wherein the doorlock is wirelessly connected to the user terminal so that an opening/closing operation of the doorlock is controlled, a user application installed in the user terminal and configured to enter a state of being capable of controlling the doorlock upon receiving the ibeacon signal and control the opening/closing operation of the doorlock when wirelessly connected to the doorlock via the user terminal, and a management server configured to provide a password for controlling the opening/closing operation of the doorlock to the user application through user authentication.. .
Chahoo Co., Ltd.

Method and providing peer based network switching

A mobile device that supports a plurality of sim profiles each corresponding to a different wireless network, measures a current network quality of a first wireless network and obtains network quality information for a second wireless mobile peer device as measured by the mobile peer device. The mobile device switches from the first wireless network to the second wireless network based on the obtained network quality information from the mobile peer device and based on the current network quality of the first wireless network by the mobile device.
Google Inc.

Bluetooth voice pairing apparatus and method

A method and apparatus for authenticating a wireless connection between a first device and a second device. In a first aspect, the first device generates a changing passkey code and converts the passkey code to an audio file that is played through a speaker of the first device as an audible signal.
Intel Ip Corporation

Bluetooth-based automatically connecting wearable device with mobile terminal

A bluetooth-based method and system for automatic connection between a wearable device and a mobile terminal is described. The wearable device advertises a bluetooth name; the smart terminal acquires the bluetooth name of the wearable device, and when the bluetooth name exists in a bluetooth name list of the smart terminal, the smart terminal may write the bluetooth name of the wearable device into a scan list.
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd.

Detecting bluetooth low energy (ble) beacons using wifi

Communication information is received from a wireless fidelity (“wifi”) interface. The wifi interface may receive wifi information from a wifi endpoint and/or ble beacons from a bluetooth device.
Avaya Inc.

Bluetooth assisted nan cluster discovery

Disclosed herein are techniques to enable discovery of a nan cluster using low-power communication. According to such techniques, a nan discovery beacon including information indicative of a schedule for communication using a first radio is transmitted using a second radio that utilizes a lower amount of power relative to the first radio..
Intel Corporation

Connection switching for bluetooth headsets

Connection switching for bluetooth headsets is disclosed. A bluetooth headset includes a bluetooth transceiver configured to receive a message from a first bluetooth device over a first bluetooth connection with the first bluetooth device.
Plantronics, Inc.

Point-and-connect bluetooth pairing

Various systems and methods for initiating a communication session are provided herein. A system includes a transceiver disposed in a housing of the system; a controller coupled to the transceiver; a communication controller to interface with the controller and cause the transceiver to: transmit a first signal to a receiver device, the first signal including a public key associated with the system; receive a response from the receiver device, the response including an encrypted public key of the receiver device, the public key of the receiver device encrypted with the public key associated with the system; and transmit a second signal to the receiver device, the second signal including an encrypted unique identifier, the unique identifier associated with the system and used to establish a bluetooth connection between the system and the receiver device, and the unique identifier encrypted with the public key of the receiver device..

Portable digital video camera configured for remote image acquisition control and viewing

A wearable digital video camera (10) is equipped with wireless connection protocol and global navigation and location positioning system technology to provide remote image acquisition control and viewing. The bluetooth® packet-based open wireless technology standard protocol (400) is preferred for use in providing control signals or streaming data to the digital video camera and for accessing image content stored on or streaming from the digital video camera.
Contour Ip Holding, Llc

Method and device for performing wireless docking service

Disclosed herein is a method for performing, by a wireless dockee center (wdc), a docking service in a docking system. The method includes performing a docking connection procedure with a wireless dockee (wd), establishing a wsb (wi-fi serial bus) connection with the wireless dockee, and communicating with a bluetooth host of the wireless dockee using a host controller interface (hci), wherein the bluetooth host of the wireless dockee is connected to a bluetooth controller of the wireless dockee center through the hci..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Method and system for realizing remote control based on bluetooth human interface device protocol

The present disclosure provides a method and a system for realizing a remote control based on a bluetooth human interface device (hid) protocol, where the method for realizing the remote control based on the bluetooth hid protocol includes: a: connecting a manipulation device with a remote device by a bluetooth; b: mapping, by the manipulation device, a control key into a hid command by using the bluetooth hid protocol and sends the hid command to the remote device, if the manipulation device receives an operation that a user presses the control key during the remote device executes a functional software; and c: translating, by the remote device, the hid command to a logic key and executing the logic key to realize the remote control after the remote device receives the hid command.. .
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd.

Wireless devices that establish a wireless connection with a mobile information apparatus by wirelessly detecting, within physical proximity, the mobile information apparatus

Wireless devices that establish a wireless connection with a mobile information apparatus (e.g., smart phone) by wirelessly detecting, within physical proximity, the mobile information apparatus are herein disclosed and enabled. For example, to set up the wireless device (e.g., audio output devices, television controllers, internet appliances) for connecting with a smart phone, simply place the device and phone within a physical distance for the device and phone to wirelessly discover each other.
Flexiworld Technologies, Inc.

Tactile metronome

A metronome capable of imparting a tactile sensation in order to assist the user in monitoring a tempo. The metronome is configurable to be worn on the wrist, chest, ankle or any part of the body most suitable for the user.
Soundbrenner Limited

Smart security device and system

A smart security device comprising: a housing, electronics in the housing, the electronics comprising a tag configured to be uniquely associated with the smart security device and automatically and periodically emitting a bluetooth signal; a cable having a free end and a secured end secured to the housing in electrical connection with the electronics; and a lock assembly in the housing, the lock assembly comprising a body comprising a cable passage for passing the free end of the cable therethrough and for immobilizing the cable therein, a lever having a free end and a pivoting end pivotably connected to the body and having a resilient plate configured to exert a force on a cable immobilizer against the cable when the lever is brought into contact with the body while the cable is in the cable passage, and a fastener to secure the lever to the body.. .
Ascent Solutions Pte Ltd

Far-field short-range radio-frequency antenna on the side of an implantable medical device case

An implantable medical device (imd) is disclosed having a bi-directional short-range far-field radio-frequency (rf) data antenna, operable in accordance with a short-range rf standard such as bluetooth for example. The antenna is neither located inside the conductive case of the imd, nor in the non-conductive header of the imd that includes the lead connectors.
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation

Communications wearable device, communications system, and related device

A communications method of a wearable device, a communications system, and a related device are disclosed, which are applied to a communications technology field. In the communications method of a wearable device, if a second bluetooth connection between user equipment and the wearable device is disconnected, a first bluetooth connection between a network connection device and the wearable device is established, so that the network connection device may send, to the wearable device through the first bluetooth connection, first information sent by the user equipment through a third communication connection to the network connection device.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

System and mobile identity protection for online user authentication

An automated system and method for authenticating entities or individuals attempting to access a computer application, network, system or device using a wireless device is provided. The system employs one or more short-range wireless interfaces (e.g.

Ambient rf energy geomapping system

Recent research efforts in ambient rf energy harvesting are being focused on designing ultra-low power battery free products and maximizing the efficiency of rf harvesting circuits. But the vital information that researchers lack in is how much rf energy is present at a given geographical location and whether their product will be getting enough power to operate at that specific area of usage.

Bluetooth interconnection wearable device and mobile terminal

A method and system for a bluetooth interconnection between a wearable device and a mobile terminal is described. A plurality of wearable devices advertises information in a low energy mode and a connectable undirected mode; a mobile terminal receives and records the advertising information from the plurality of wearable devices; the mobile terminal sends a connection request to the wearable device with the strongest signal strength; and said wearable device receives the connection request and sends confirmation to said mobile terminal to complete the interconnection..
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd.

Printing apparatus configured to transmit bluetooth low energy advertise packet

A user sets a format of an advertise packet to be transmitted from a plurality of formats using a setting screen displayed on a printing apparatus, and the printing apparatus transmits an advertise packet according to the setting made via the setting screen.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Equalized hearing aid system

An equalized hearing aid system includes a microphone, a first equalizer, a first mixer, and a first speaker coupled in series forming a first signal path with a second mixer coupled to the first equalizer within the first signal path. The microphone, a second equalizer, a third mixer, and a second speaker are coupled in series forming a second signal path with a fourth mixer coupled to the second equalizer within the second signal path.
Ubdevice Corp.

Communication apparatus, control communication apparatus and storage medium

In a case where a communication apparatus receives an instruction for making a printing apparatus stop operation of a direct wireless communication mode, the communication apparatus determines whether to make the printing apparatus stop the operation of the direct wireless communication mode based on information acquired from the printing apparatus through bluetooth® low energy communication.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Method and device for controlling device by using bluetooth low energy (le) technique

Disclosed is a method and device for controlling a connection between a first device and a second device by using bluetooth le (low energy) technology. The method comprises: receiving from the first device an advertising message including information related to a service for controlling the first device; connecting with the first device based on the advertising message; requesting the connected first device for information on one or more devices included in a whitelist, which is indicating a list of device the first device can connect to; receiving the information on one or more devices from the first device; and instructing the first device to connect with the second device when the information on one or more devices includes the second device's information..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Biometric data gathering

A universal 6-dof mems sensor combined with six degree of motion algorithms and human motion parameters permits individualized real time motion analysis of a user to enable accurate measurements. Data derived thereby is wirelessly sent for viewing to a bluetooth® enabled smartphone or combination smartphone and eyeglass device, such as the google glass® headset.

Controlling a network connected lighting device

A control device (3) for controlling a lighting system (19) over a communication system comprising one or more networks, the lighting system comprising at least one lighting device (1a, 1b, 1c). The control device comprises: multiple transmitters (4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e) each for transmitting to the lighting system via a different respective interface (7a, 7b, 16, 17, 51) of the communication system; a and a controller (95) configured to use each of a plurality of the transmitters to transmit a respective message to the lighting system via a different respective path, each path comprising a different respective one of the interfaces and not bluetooth rfid tag wi-fi zigbee cellular any of the others.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

A system for output of audio and/or visual content

Output of audio or visual content via local mobile user devices (4a, 4b. 4c, 4d, 4e, 4f), such as a mobile phone and/or a headset, or via output devices (8a, 8b.
Nokia Technologies Oy

Reducing beverage shrinkage and monitoring beverage dispensing employees to reduce revenue loss

Beverage shrinkage monitoring technology is disclosed and is used to reduce beverage shrinkage at bars, clubs, restaurants, and other establishments that dispense beverages. Bottles are topped with wireless (rfid/bluetooth/wifi) enabled liquor/wine nozzles that only pour when handled by appropriate staff members who wear rfid wristbands or bracelets.

Audio assist system for pairing between a hearing aid and audio system

The invention relates to an audio assist system, comprising a hearing aid, an external handheld device and an audio system comprising a bluetooth audio transmitter, wherein the hearing aid comprises a bluetooth receiver. The hearing aid and the external handheld device are temporarily connected via a wireless data link, and both the audio system and the external handheld device each comprise an infrared receiver and/or transmitter for establishing an at least unidirectional ir link between the external handheld device and the audio system.
Oticon A/s

Ring network of bluetooth speakers

A method for forming a complete ring network of a plurality of bluetooth® speakers, the method including populating a configurable speaker register of each of the plurality of bluetooth® speakers with an address of an upstream bluetooth® speaker that is in the plurality of bluetooth® speakers, populating the configurable speaker register of each of the plurality of bluetooth® speakers with an address of a downstream bluetooth® speaker that is in the plurality of bluetooth® speakers, and coupling an audio source to one bluetooth® speaker of the plurality of bluetooth® speakers.. .
Avnera Corporation

Method for wristband controller video recording event messages

This invention includes a device and a method to generate and transmit event messages based upon motion and/or velocity patterns recognized by a wristband controller that may contain a three axis accelerometer and may further include a wifi, bluetooth, zigbee, cellular, or other wireless communications method. The invention avoids the need for a human being to find and press a manual control button on a personal video camera..
Utility Associates, Inc.

Security improvements in a wireless data exchange protocol

A security solution for bluetooth low energy (ble) or equivalent wireless data exchange protocols involves authentication of a peripheral device by a central device using the advertising channel is presented. A method of authenticating a peripheral device in a wireless data exchange has a peripheral device sending an advertising channel protocol data unit (pdu), a central device receiving the advertising channel pdu and the central device sending a scan request scanning pdu to the peripheral device.
Dialog Semiconductor B.v.

Methods, devices and systems for supporting wireless communication

A device for supporting wireless communication is provided. The device may comprise a first bluetooth chip for communicating with a bluetooth device and a second bluetooth chip for communicating with a client device.
Cassia Networks Inc.

Image-acquisition-based linking for wearable group communication device

Systems, methods, software and apparatus enable linking of a wearable end user communication device (eud) to an intermediate communication device (icd) utilizing optical symbol sequence matching. Optical symbol reference data corresponding to an optical symbol sequence displayed on the eud is obtained from the eud by the icd.
Orion Labs

Wearable group communication device linking

Systems, methods, software and apparatus enable linking of a wearable end user communication device (eud) to an intermediate communication device (icd) utilizing optical symbol sequence matching. Optical symbol reference data corresponding to an optical symbol sequence displayed on the eud is obtained from the eud by the icd.
Orion Labs

Bluetooth transmitter

A bluetooth transmitter with features to reduce the likelihood of unwitting loss includes a first housing, a second housing, a circuit board, and a button. The second housing couples to the first housing.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Emergency vehicle locator

A system for simultaneously displaying the locations of all nearby emergency vehicles onto the same moving map as the current location of another vehicle is described. Each emergency vehicle receives location data from a gps receiver and broadcasts the location data using a bluetooth or other transmitter.

Proximity-based linking for wearable group communication device

Systems, methods, software and apparatus enable linking of a wearable end user communication device (eud) to an intermediate communication device (icd) utilizing optical symbol sequence matching. Optical symbol reference data corresponding to an optical symbol sequence displayed on the eud is obtained from the eud by the icd.
Orion Labs

Avoidance of collisions and connection loss in network device serving multiple networks

A network device serving two or more networks using periodic times slots for transmission events is configured to determine that one of the periodic time slots on one of the networks has or soon will collide with one of the periodic time slots on the other network by processing time stamps for events on each network. Either of the periodic time slots may be occasionally shifted by a time shift amount to avoid a collision between the periodic time slots on each network.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Accessory-style wireless audio communications system and associated devices, methods and apparatuses.

The present invention consists of an accessory-style wireless audio communications system and the associated devices, methods and apparatuses for providing the convenience and functionality of wireless audio communications in a variety of exchangeable fashion accessory styles. The invention comprises a specially designed accessory-style wireless audio communications device; various fashion accessory-style apparatuses; and various methods for combining the wireless audio communications device and one or more of the accessory apparatuses.

Enhanced wireless power charging system

A network of participating geographically diverse organizations or locations that offer a bluetooth/wifi aggregated enhanced wireless charging system to charge personal digital assistants is provided. The enhanced wireless charging system includes a bluetooth charging outlet device that charges the personal digital assistant, and a bluetooth charging usb plug-in device.

Secure smartphone based access and start authorization system for vehicles

A bluetooth enabled smartphone may be used for both access control and start authorization in a secure and safe way, and embodiments are backward-compatible with conventional vehicle access and start systems. A smart phone acts as an intermediary authorization device to a code generator which effectively resembles a car key that is installed in a vehicle.
Continental Intelligent Transportation Systems, Llc

Medical cabinet communication system and methods

Described is an rfid-enabled medical item storage, organization, and/or tracking device, such as a cabinet or shelf, that includes a limited-range wireless network communication capability, such as low-energy bluetooth or zigbee, to communicate with nearby cabinets, shelves or mobile devices, any of which may serve as a communication aggregator to coordinate the communication of multiple cabinets, shelves and other devices with an inventory management system or other back-end computer system or other device via back haul wireless or wired networks (e.g., the internet).. .
Wavemark, Inc.

Wireless barcode scanning apparatus and wireless barcode scanning system including the same

A wireless barcode scanning system includes a wireless barcode scanning apparatus and an electronic apparatus, and a bluetooth connection is established between the wireless barcode scanning apparatus and the electronic apparatus. The wireless barcode scanning apparatus reads a barcode to acquire barcode information of the barcode and the barcode information is transmitted to the electronic apparatus to be stored and/or displayed by the bluetooth connection.
Sinbon Electronics Company Ltd.

Location tracking system

A location tracking system includes a tag configured to be uniquely associated with and affixed to an item, and automatically and periodically emit a first signal, a receiving transmitter having a bluetooth signal reception functionality that is configured to automatically receive the first signal from the tag when the receiving transmitter is within a broadcast range of the tag without requiring pairing of the receiving transmitter and the tag and transmit a second signal, and a data system configured to be remotely accessible to the receiving transmitter and receive the second signal transmitted from the receiving transmitter. The second signal can be transmitted via a network to which the receiving transmitter is connected.
Ascent Solutions Pte Ltd

Carrier prioritization for tune-away

Aspects of the present disclosure relate to performing a tune-away from a first radio access technology (rat) to a second rat. These techniques include, for example, a method in which one or more radio resources of a user equipment are tuned away from the first rat (e.g., lte technology) to the second rat (e.g., legacy 2g/3g technology and/or wi-fi or bluetooth technology).
Qualcomm Incorporated

Low-loss wireless stereo bluetooth earphones

Low-loss wireless stereo bluetooth earphones, which relate to a technical field of communication, include: a left bluetooth earphone and a right bluetooth earphone; both the left bluetooth earphone and the right bluetooth earphone comprise an earphone shell; a master control pcb with a chip, and a speaker unit are mounted inside the earphone shell, a bluetooth rf transceiver module, a power module and an antenna module are installed on the master control pcb, and the antenna module is connected to the master control pcb through an rf coaxial wire; a speaker is mounted at a front portion of the earphone shell; a hanger is provided at a middle portion of the earphone shell; and an antenna is mounted at a rear portion of the earphone shell; during wearing, the antenna extends backwards and is behind an auricle. During wearing, the antenna extends outwards to the back of the ear, which is not limited by the structure of the ear.
Charter Media (dongguan) Co., Ltd.

Adaptive data transfer using bluetooth

Biometric monitoring devices, including various technologies that may be implemented in such devices, are discussed herein. Additionally, techniques, systems, and apparatuses are discussed herein for utilizing two different bluetooth communications interfaces, one that provides bluetooth classic (base rate/enhanced data rate) communications functionality and one that provides bluetooth low-energy communications functionality, in a common device.
Fitbit, Inc.

Pairable usb cable locking charger

The invention seeks to solve the problem of theft or “borrowing” of a charging device to deprive the owner of the device when needed. This can be done by using bluetooth or other protocol to “pair” a charger to the device being charged and locking or otherwise disabling the charger except when properly paired so that only the owner of the charger can make use of it.

Modular deep learning model

The technology described herein uses a modular model to process speech. A deep learning based acoustic model comprises a stack of different types of neural network layers.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Device pairing method

A device pairing method relates to steps of transmitting authentication information to a second device from a first device via a physical connecting line. First, a connectivity interface on the second device is electrically connected to an authentication connectivity interface on the first device via a connecting line; second, the first device in the mode of the virtual authentication disk is electrically connected to the second device; third, authentication information in the virtual authentication disk is accessed by an application program of the second device; fourth, an electrical connection between the second device and the first device is disabled with the connecting line removed; finally, the first device is accessed by the application program of the second device when the authentication information is transmitted to a network interface on the first device through some wireless networks of the second device.
Walton Advanced Engineering Inc.

Wireless audio enabled household appliance

The invention disclosed relates to systems for wirelessly communicating with a household appliance whereby a user is able to play audio through the household appliance. Embodiments of the related appliance apparatus include appliances, such as a coffee maker, that further include integral bluetooth communication, digital audio processing and amplification, as well as an integrated speaker for output of the processed and amplified audio..
Ce Brands, Llc

Method for transmitting and receiving audio data in wireless communication system supporting bluetooth communication and device therefor

A method for transceiving audio data by using bluetooth low energy in a wireless communication system supporting bluetooth communication by a first device, includes: establishing at least one isochronous channel for transmitting isochronous data with at least one second device; and transmitting the audio data to at least one second device through at least one established isochronous channel during a first interval.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

System for locating a portable electronic device

A system for locating a portable electronic device that includes: a key ring; a fob attached to the key ring; an electronic signal transmitted between the fob and the portable electronic device; a signal strength associated with the electronic signal, where the signal strength varies based upon distance between the fob and portable electronic device; operating instructions stored on memory of the portable electronic device; and an alert adapted to transmit from the portable electronic device when the predetermined signal strength diminishes to a predetermined level. The electronic signal includes a bluetooth signal or a rf signal.

Remote entry system

A system is disclosed for providing secure access to a controlled item, the system comprising a database of biometric signatures, a transmitter subsystem comprising a biometric sensor for receiving a biometric signal, means for matching the biometric signal against members of the database of biometric signatures to thereby output an accessibility attribute, and means for emitting a secure access signal conveying information dependent upon said accessibility attribute, wherein the secure access signal comprises one of at least a rolling code, an encrypted bluetooth™ protocol, and a wifi™ protocol, and a receiver sub-system comprising means for receiving the transmitted secure access signal and means for providing conditional access to the controlled item dependent upon said information.. .
Securicom (nsw) Pty. Ltd.

Method of bluetooth pairing with uefi firmware and computer system thereof

A computer system includes a memory storing an uefi firmware and a processor. The uefi firmware supports pre-boot initialization of automatic first-time pairing of bluetooth devices to the computer system.
American Megatrends Inc.

Using bluetooth beacons to automatically update the location within a portable gas detector's logs

Embodiments relate generally to systems and methods for updating the location information for a gas detector device. A gas detector device may comprise a wireless receiver operable to receive information from one or more wireless beacons.
Honeywell International Inc.

Vehicle anti-theft device and vehicle anti-theft device control supplying a current to vehicle circuitry

A vehicle anti-theft device, including a processor, a current control unit, a first bluetooth transmitter, and an operator, wherein the processor, the current control unit and a signal transmitter are linked to a vehicle starter battery. The processor is electrically connected to the current control unit, the first bluetooth transmitter, a vehicle electric generator, and battery cells of the starter battery.

Multipurpose bottle system

The present invention is a multipurpose bottle that comes with multiple features and functions, such as: insulation to keep the water cool for a longer period of time, a smartphone holder, a smart phone charger, a bluetooth speaker, an optional fragrance tab and storage space for personal items such as keys, credit cards, money, etc. The present invention provides advantages to people traveling to or from the gym or work, as this multipurpose bottle can keep water cooled, charge the smartphone and hold it, play music through the bluetooth speaker, and provide aroma therapy while drinking and still store various important personal belongings..
Health Emporium Usa Llc

Articles of clothing with integrated portable mobile electronic device enhancements

Articles of clothing having integrated portable electronic device enhancement features are disclosed. The articles of clothing include a plurality of pockets configured to securely store electronic devices and accessories therefore and cable routing to provide seamless integration and connectivity between those devices while allowing user accessibility.
Incipio, Llc

Facilitating wireless connections using able beacon

Systems and methods are provided for facilitating wireless connections using a bluetooth® low energy (ble) beacon installed at a location. In particular, the provided systems and methods may facilitate wireless connections by providing credentials for accessing a wireless network at the location when a user checks in to the location using a user device in communication with the ble beacon.
Paypal, Inc.

Systems and methods for prioritizing channel scanning

A method for bluetooth low energy (ble) advertising channel assessment by a wireless communication device is described. The method includes detecting interference on one or more of a plurality of ble advertising channels.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Electronic beacon reader system and method

A system and method for deploying and reading data from sensors or electronic beacons to create a sensor rich, internet of things environment. A beacon reader embodying an aspect of the present invention includes a computing chip, a bluetooth or other radio frequency (rf) module, and an internet connectivity module.
Electronic Beacons Systems Llc

Telemetry system

A telemetry system includes: a plurality of meters; a data reader configured to acquire meter reading information for each of the meters; a transmitter configured to receive the meter reading information for each of the meters acquired through the data reader and transmit a corresponding bluetooth beacon signal; a receiver configured to receive transmission information from the transmitter; and a meter reading server configured to manage the meter reading information for each of the meters based on the transmission information received through the receiver.. .
Lsis Co., Ltd.

Light device has built-in digital data system for record image, sound

A led light device having built-in camera unit is powered by ac or-and dc power source for a lamp-holder, led bulb, flashlight, garden, entrance door light or other led light device connected to power source by (1) prongs or (2) male-base has conductive wires can be inserted into a female-socket which connect with power source or (3) wired. The device has built-in camera unit has plurality functions to make different products and functions.

System and peripheral initiated host arbitration

A system and method is disclosed for establishing authenticated bluetooth low energy communication session between a slave device and a master device. The slave device lacks ability to control which mater device can connect to it; however, the after connection authentication process enables a slave device to terminate connection with unauthenticated master device..
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Using update slot to synchronize to bluetooth le isochronous channel and communicate state changes

According to various aspects, an isochronous channel may include an update slot in which a source device may schedule a transmission to broadcast control information to one or more sink devices. As such, a sink device may initially listen to a periodic advertising stream to receive synchronization information to acquire or re-acquire the isochronous channel and subsequently synchronize to the isochronous channel according to state information that the source device conveys in the update slot..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Optimizing remote antenna unit performance using an alternative data channel

A method and system for monitoring and optimizing a network may include configuring a remote antenna unit with a first transceiver for uplinking and downlinking a signal of a cellular service and with a second transceiver for uplinking and downlinking of the signal of at least one of a bluetooth or wi-fi or zigbee service. Performance data is collected from at least one user equipment configured for connecting to the remote antenna unit.
Corning Optical Communications Wireless Ltd

Medical alert system and the application

A system for medical alerts that includes: a wrist band; a display on the wrist band; a software application adapted for use on a smartphone synced with the display; and a plurality of alerts, where the alerts are associated with medical diagnose. The alerts preferably are visually shown on the display and may also be in the form of audio alerts.

Method for detecting an identifier for starting a motor vehicle

The present invention concerns a method (pr) for detecting an identifier (id) for starting a motor vehicle (v), said motor vehicle comprising a first antenna (a1) and said identifier (id) comprising a second antenna (a2). The method (pr) is characterised in that it comprises: —transmitting, by said first antenna (a1), a first bluetooth low energy™ signal (sg1) to said identifier (id) at a nominal power (p1); —measuring the power (p1′) of said corresponding signal (sg1′) received by the second antenna (a2) of said identifier (id); —comparing said measured power (p1′) with a threshold power (ps), said threshold power (ps) corresponding to a threshold distance (ds) from said first antenna (a1) that is less than the radius (r1) of a circle (c1) inscribed within the passenger compartment (h) of the motor vehicle (v), said circle (c1) being centred on said first antenna (a1); —authorising the starting of the motor vehicle (v) if the measured power (p1′) is greater than or equal to said threshold power (ps)..
Valeo Comfort And Driving Assistance

Operation communication system

An operation communication system is provided including a server, a mobile device, and a reader device. The server and the reader device communicate data with one another via the mobile device.
Schlage Lock Company Llc

Common interface/experience for mobile wallet systems and methods

Provided are common user experience for a mobile wallet system and methods. The system may include generally a mobile application operated on a mobile device, a mobile backend, a wallet broker, a point of sale (“pos”), and authorizer(s).
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Acquisition threshold based on signal strength

Systems and methods pertain to operating a receiver of wireless signals such as bluetooth or bluetooth low energy (ble) signals. A correlator is provided to correlate a wireless signal received by the receiver with a device identifier corresponding to a wanted device from which the receiver wants to receive wireless signals, to generate a correlator output.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Inter-device discovery method and apparatus

An inter-device discovery method includes: sending, by a first device, a service query request message to a second device, where the service query request message includes service information that the first device needs to query, so that the second device determines, according to the service information, whether to respond to the service query request message; receiving, by the first device, a service query response message, where the service query response message includes a public key derivative value of the second device; obtaining, by the first device, public key matching information; and after verifying that the public key matching information matches the public key derivative value, sending, by the first device, communication information to the second device to communicate with the second device. The present invention is applicable to a wireless communications device such as a wi-fi or bluetooth device..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Sensor for acquiring sensing data in disconnected state, intelligent device, and method

A sensor (1) for acquiring sensing data in a disconnected state, an intelligent device (2), and a method. The sensor (1) comprises: a sensing module (11), used for detecting sensing data; a sensing data encapsulation module (12), used for encapsulating the sensing data into a valid payload data segment of a connectable non-directional bluetooth broadcast data packet or a non-connectable non-directional bluetooth broadcast data packet that conforms to the bluetooth 4.0 protocol; and a bluetooth sending module (13), used for broadcasting the connectable non-directional bluetooth broadcast data packet or the non-connectable non-directional bluetooth broadcast data packet.
Beijing Sensoro Co., Ltd.

Skateboard riser with integrated bluetooth speaker

A riser for a skateboard with an integrated bluetooth transceiver, the riser attaching between the deck and truck of the skateboard. Wireless transfer of information from device to device, such as between a mobile phone and the riser, is enabled.

Hearing assistance system and method

A hearing assistance system, having first and second hearing devices worn at respective ears of a user, each hearing device having a bluetooth® interface for wireless reception from an external audio source device, the hearing devices being adapted to establish a binaural data link between each other, wherein the hearing devices are adapted to define first and second sets of bluetooth® profiles assigned to the first and second hearing devices respectively, with the first set and the second set differing by at least one profile, wherein the first devices are adapted to establish a bluetooth® connection to an external device and to advertise their bluetooth® profile to the external device, wherein the hearing devices are adapted to modify, by data exchange via the binaural link, the first and second set of bluetooth® profiles by moving at least one of the profiles from one of the sets to the other set.. .
Sonova Ag

Electronic headphone

A headphone includes a pair of right and left headphone units, a resilient band formed substantially into a u shape to be mounted on a human head, and a pair of arm members. The device has a padded lycra like band with bluetooth infused speakers that are placed around the crown of the head and over the ears.

Concrete maturity system

Systems and methods for monitoring concrete maturity and other parameters of in-place concrete are disclosed. The systems and methods involve the use of cellular and/or bluetooth communications.
Premiere Concrete Solutions, Llc



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
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