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Bluetooth headphone with charging and analog pass through connector
A bluetooth headphone with charging and analog pass through connector is a rechargeable wireless headphone with an integrated charging and analog pass through connector. The rechargeable wireless headphone comprises of a pair of earphones connected to each other by a cable with a charging and analog pass through connector.
Ever Win International Corporation


Systems and methods for checking a user into a location using a packet sequence including location information
Systems and methods are disclosed which may allow a user having a mobile device to check in to a location using a packet sequence that includes information for identifying the location transmitted by one or more bluetooth® low energy (ble) beacons at or near the location. The user may be able to store packet sequences for various locations that may allow the user to automatically check into these locations using the store packet sequences..
Paypal, Inc.


Universal game controller
An electronic game controller designed to be compatible with a plethora of gaming platforms/consoles and operating systems. The console in question, may be, but is not limited to, any computer based system that generates computer graphics through which a user interacts.

Control bluetooth communication and bluetooth low energy communication
A control method, suitable for an electronic device, includes following operations. A first connection is established based on a classic bluetooth protocol or a bluetooth low energy protocol from the electronic device to a first target device.
Htc Corporation


Localization and passive entry / passive start vehicles
Systems and methods for localization and passive entry/passive start (peps) systems for vehicles are provided. A communication gateway in a vehicle establishes a bluetooth low energy (ble) communication connection with a portable device.
Denso Corporation


System and connecting a wi-fi product to a wi-fi network
Disclosed is a method and system for connecting a wi-fi product to an available wi-fi network using a bluetooth connection. The method includes connecting, the wi-fi product to an electronic device through the bluetooth connection, inputting, an authentication credentials related to the available wi-fi network over the electronic device by a user, where the input of the authentication credentials is facilitated by an application residing on a memory medium of the electronic device, sending, by the electronic device, the authentication credentials to bluetooth module of the wi-fi product, sending, by the bluetooth module, the authentication credentials to a wi-fi module configured in the at least one wi-fi product and communicatively linked with the bluetooth module, and registering, the authentication credentials with the available wi-fi network for connecting the wi-fi module to the available wi-fi network..

In-vehicle work zone communication
A method includes a mobile device traveling in a vehicle scanning for bluetooth devices. When the mobile device detects a bluetooth device, it then determines that the bluetooth device is a work zone tag.
Regents Of The University Of Minnesota


Method for implementing bluetooth automatic return link in android system
The present invention provides a method for implementing bluetooth automatic return link in android system, which belongs to wireless communication field. The method includes: in a case that the a bluetooth module is activated, when a mobile terminal detects that bluetooth broadcast is a bluetooth connecting request, executing steps of: determining whether a bluetooth device address contained in the bluetooth connecting request matches a bluetooth device address in buffer, if yes, building connection with a current bluetooth device corresponding to the bluetooth device address contained in the bluetooth connecting request, and updating bluetooth connection state to connected state; otherwise, not responding to the bluetooth connecting request.
Feitian Technologies Co., Ltd.


Hybrid analog watch
An analog watch has a casing and a watch dial supported by the casing. The casing has indicia thereon comprising numerals and index hour markers arranged in consecutive order so as to represent time in hours and minutes.
Debreu Limited


Gauge type bicycle computer
A cycling gage assembly comprises a housing, a dial gauge face, a first antenna, a second antenna, a motor assembly a printed circuit board and a battery. The housing has a rotating bezel, a transparent cover, and a rear cover.
Omata, Inc.


Passive entry / passive start vehicles

Systems and methods for vehicle passive entry/passive start (peps) are provided. A communication gateway establishes a bluetooth low energy communication connection with a portable device.
Denso Corporation

Methods, system and apparatus to improve motivation and control when taking meals and to automate the process of monitoring nutrition

A meal consumption monitoring and control system is disclosed. The system includes a flat profile scale serving as a coaster for a plate, a cup, or a glass enabled with bluetooth or other type of wireless connectivity.

Control ble communication between host device and peripheral device

A control method, suitable for a host device including a bluetooth low energy communication circuit, includes following operations. A high priority list is obtained.
Htc Corporation

Method and connecting devices using bluetooth low-energy technology

The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for connecting a first device to a second device using bluetooth low energy (le). According to the present invention, provided are a method and an apparatus which receive, from the second device, a first advertising message comprising first interval information indicative of the transmission interval of the advertising message; adjust the size of a scan window for searching for peripheral devices on the basis of the first advertising message; receive a second advertising message from the second device or an external device via the scan window; and establish a bluetooth le connection with the second device if the transmission interval indicated by the interval information is the same as the interval at which the first advertising message and the second advertising message are transmitted..
Lg Electronics Inc.

System and secure pairing of bluetooth devices

A mobile device includes a bluetooth transceiver, the bluetooth transceiver being in an idle power state when not securely paired to a second bluetooth transceiver of a peripheral device. The mobile device further includes an audio interface, the audio interface coupled to the bluetooth transceiver, the audio interface configured to connect to a second audio interface of the peripheral device.
Bbpos Limited

Bluetooth control unit

A bluetooth control unit for a vehicle includes a microcontroller; a transceiver connected to the microcontroller, the transceiver having an rf terminal for connection to an antenna; a plurality of antenna terminals; and a passive circuit. The passive circuit connects the rf terminal of the transceiver and the plurality of antenna terminals in a passive manner..
Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

Real-time electronic display device and system

An electronic display device (edd) mountable on a stanchion is configured to establish wireless communication (e.g., via bluetooth, nfc, or wi-fi) with a portable electronic device (ped) (e.g., a smartphone) associated with a customer and receive customer information (e.g., user credentials) identifying the customer from the ped via the established communication. The edd is further configured to retrieve a customer footprint (e.g., activity history) associated with the customer based on the customer information and retrieve one or more industry-specific variables (e.g., values of metrics).

Platform for experiencing geotagged media content

Location-based media content can be consumed by end users via a software program that executes on a computing device. More specifically, the software program may be supported by a content distribution platform that allows multiple end users to experience the same location-based media content substantially simultaneously.
Detour.com, Inc.

Context-dependent allocation of shared resources in a wireless communication interface

Resource allocation logic in a user device can determine allocation of a shared resource among different communication modules supporting a number of different communication types (e.g., gnss, cellular, wi-fi, and/or bluetooth communications) in a context-dependent manner. For example, the logic can determine an operating context of the user device.
Apple 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 device for controlling device using bluetooth low-power energy technology

The present invention relates to a method and a device for controlling, by a control device, pairing of a first device and a second device using a bluetooth low energy (le). According to the present invention, the control device receives supportable service information and pairing mode information from the first and second devices, sends, to the first and second devices, a message for instructing a specific operation, and sends a specific value or determines whether to perform direct pairing or not, thereby controlling the pairing of the first and second devices..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Coordinated bluetooth - wifi scheduling with bluetooth slot availability mask

A method and apparatus for coordinating communications between a bluetooth system and a wifi system in a device. Requests for airtime are collected from the bluetooth system and the wifi system.
Intel Ip Corporation

Using bluetooth low energy for wireless lan access point detection notification

A communication apparatus which, in a process for establishing a wireless communication, lowers power consumption and at the same time, saves a user from having to perform operation. A first communication unit receives a signal sent from an external apparatus using a first communication system.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Pair of eyeglasses with camera lenses

A pair of eyeglasses with camera lenses includes a spectacles frame, two temples, and at least one camera module. The camera module includes a rotary lens mount, at least one lens, and a transmission module.

Quick relay session management protocol

When direct communication between devices, such as via bluetooth, is unavailable, a communication protocol is used by an initiating communication device and/or a recipient communication device to establish a communication session via a cloud-based relay server. This communication protocol efficiently allocates (or binds) the initiating communication device, the recipient communication device, and the relay server together for the communication session.
Apple Inc.

Quick relay interface and transport selection

When direct communication, such as via bluetooth, is unavailable, a communication protocol is used by an initiating communication device and/or a recipient communication device to establish a communication session via a cloud-based relay server. Establishing the communication session, such as a phone call or video streaming, includes setting up at least a first connection or link between the initiating communication device and the relay server, and at least a second connection or link between the relay server and the recipient communication device.
Apple Inc.

Detection of an unauthorized wireless communication device

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

Determination of cursor position on remote display screen based on bluetooth angle of arrival

Systems, apparatuses and methods may determine the exact position of a cursor on the screen of a display device when the user is located at a predetermined distance from the screen of the display device are provided. The user of a wrist-wearable device may obtain a touch-screen experience when the user is positioned remotely from the display device by using a next generation bluetooth-enabled display device and a next generation bluetooth-enabled wrist-wearable device.
Intel Corporation

Bluetooth low energy based emergency backup and recovery solution in an industrial controller

An apparatus includes a bluetooth low energy (ble) based emergency backup and recovery tool. The tool includes a backup power source that stores electric energy and outputs electric energy when a main power source is off.
Honeywell International Inc.

Vest and motion sensitive wand for interactive game play

An interactive magical themed game played by one or more players. Each player is equipped with a motion sensitive wand, capable of casting infrared spells, a vest, capable of receiving infrared spells, and a smartphone, capable of displaying scores and creating user profiles.

Bluetooth connection establishment

Embodiments of the current disclosure facilitate the creation of a wireless connection between a host device and an accessory device over a wireless medium. For instance, according to some embodiments, a method of connecting an accessory device to a host device includes transmitting a plurality of advertising beacons over a wireless medium.
Apple Inc.

Bluetooth connection establishment

Embodiments of the current disclosure facilitate the creation of a connection between a host device and an accessory device over a wireless network. For instance, according to some embodiments, a method of connecting an accessory device to a host device includes transmitting a plurality of advertising beacons over a wireless network.
Apple Inc.

Coexistence interference mitigation during wireless local area network authentication

Methods and apparatuses for mitigating coexistence interference in a wireless device between a wlan interface and a wpan interface during a wlan authentication process. The wireless device associates with a wlan access point (ap), and after receiving a wlan association response from the wlan ap, the wireless device alternates between wlan time periods, during which wlan transmission is enabled and wpan transmission is disabled, and wpan time periods, during which wpan transmission is enabled and wlan transmission is disabled, during the wlan authentication process.
Apple Inc.

System and facilitating interpersonal contacts and social and commercial networking

Disclosed is a mobile computing device application or “mobile application” designed to assist users in performing directed searches within defined geographic scope to achieve specific goals within social, ecommerce and collaborative spaces. The wireless wide area network (wwan) is used for data transfer.
Connectquest Llc

Communication apparatus, controlling the same, and program

A communication apparatus includes a first communication unit that performs communication conforming to transport discovery service specifications based on bluetooth low energy and a second communication unit that performs communication based on a non-bluetooth low energy communication method, wherein, in a case where the communication apparatus is in a state in which communication with another communication apparatus based on non-bluetooth low energy communication method is not performed, the first communication unit does not transmit an advertising packet or transmits an advertising packet in which a value of transport state bits is set to “temporarily unavailable”.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Mobile terminal unlocking

The disclosed embodiments describe mobile terminal unlocking methods, systems, and devices. In one embodiment, the method comprises: determining, by a wearable bluetooth device, a current status corresponding to a mobile terminal after a connection with the mobile terminal is established by the wearable bluetooth device, wherein the current status is one of a locked status or an unlocked status; detecting, by the wearable bluetooth device, a user's authorization behavior, and setting a processing identification corresponding to the mobile terminal by using the user's authorization behavior, wherein the processing identification is one of a locking identification or an unlocking identification; and sending, by the wearable bluetooth device an unlocking message to the mobile terminal causing the mobile terminal to execute an unlocking operation when the processing identification is the unlocking identification and the current status is the locked status.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Discovery of and communication with trusted devices

Systems and methods are directed to discovering trusted remote devices and establishing trusted communications with trusted remote devices. A local device can determine one or more time periods of expected silence in a communication between the local device and a remote device; and embed trusted communication messages in the one or more time periods for at least one of: discovering that the remote device is a trusted remote device, performing a trusted communication with the trusted remote device.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Automated trash cart

An automated trash cart that transports trash, recycling, and other waste (“waste”) from a home station to a designated pickup station along a designated route when instructed by a user via a smart mobile device. After the waste is picked up, the automated trash cart returns along the designated route to the home station.
Jackson State University

Led luminaire assemblies with bluetooth capability

A bluetooth beacon for a luminaire assembly includes a module and an antenna associated with the module. The bluetooth beacon is monted such that the antenna is communicatively visible from a light emitting side of the luminaire assembly.
Abl Ip Holding Llc

Method of enabling a wireless information device to access location data

A method of enabling a first wireless information device to access absolute location data in which the first wireless information device does not possess its own absolute location finding system but is instead able to receive, over a wireless network, absolute location data from a second wireless information device that does have its own absolute location finding system. The present invention hence enables wireless information devices to share absolute location data: for example, a mobile telephone with gps capability can be used as a local “beacon” to broadcast its absolute location to any nearby devices over a personal area wireless network (e.g.
Conversant Wireless Licensing S.a R.l.

Methods for provisioning a wireless beacon

A method to associate a unique identifier (id) of an object, such as a bluetooth low energy beacon, to a spatial coordinate in a facility is described. In one embodiment, the method utilizes a visual indicator, such a barcode to transfer a beacon's unique id to a mobile device.
Hand Held Products, Inc.

Collaborative media capture and sharing system

A system that enables a group to collaborate to capture and share media for an event. An organizer defines the time and location of an event, which establishes a geofence around the event area.
Graffiti Video Inc.

Secure wireless communication device and method

The present invention provides a secure wireless device and a method for secure wireless communication between a secure wireless device and a mobile device using nfc. The devices have a common seed value, which may be provided to the secure wireless device by the mobile device when they are is physical contact.

Location-activated volume control for vehicle

A device and method for controlling the volume of played media through loudspeakers on a golf cart driven by a user with a bluetooth connected device. A location receiver on the golf cart continuously signals a computing component a signal associated with a location of the golf cart on a golf course.

Ultra-small planar antennas

Disclosed are ultra-small, planar antennas. The antennas include a circuit board having a first side and a second side and an off-center connector aperture and connector pad; a connector perpendicularly engaging the off-center connector aperture and connector pad of the circuit board; and a radiating element positioned adjacent the off-center connector aperture on a surface of circuit board having a perpendicular connection in plane to the off-center connector pad wherein the radiating element is not positioned below the connector.
Taoglas Group Holdings Limited

Tether system

A system for tracking a personal possession or item tagged with an electronic device using a portable electronic device. The electronic device is wirelessly connected to the portable device via bluetooth and together these two form a geofence.

Led luminaire assemblies with bluetooth capability

A bluetooth beacon for a luminaire assembly includes a module and an antenna associated with the module. The bluetooth beacon is monted such that the antenna is communicatively visible from a light emitting side of the luminaire assembly.
Abl Ip Holding Llc

Peer-to-peer network connectivity in a mobile environment

Embodiments relate to a networking device including a bluetooth low energy or ble wireless interface for establishing a peer-to-peer connection with a ble device, a network interface configured to connect with a network and to provide network access to the network, a measuring module for measuring a first performance of the peer-to-peer connection and a decision module configured to instruct the ble interface to break the peer-to-peer connection with the ble device, request other devices a second performance of a respective peer-to-peer connection between a respective other device and the ble device, select a best performing networking device and instruct the best performing device to establish a second peer-to-peer connection with the ble device.. .
Alcatel Lucent

Power saving in wi-fi devices utilizing bluetooth

The present description provides methods, computer program products, and systems for saving power in wi-fi devices utilizing bluetooth. A wi-fi radio transitions to deep sleep mode from active mode while a bluetooth radio remains active.
Fortinet, Inc.

Systems and methods for reducing connection latency

Systems and methods for reducing connection latency are described herein. More particularly, this specification relates to shortening connection latency between devices operating according to a bluetooth protocol.
Google Llc

Multi-input directional coupler printed circuit

Approaches, techniques, and mechanisms are disclosed for allowing multiple distinct and diverse wireless services (e.g., wi-fi, bluetooth, radio frequency for consumer electronics (rf4ce), zigbee, etc.) to share common frequencies while utilizing a single set of antennas. Among other potential benefits, the techniques may permit the sharing of common frequencies amongst multiple services with reduced (or no) interference amongst the services relative to conventional designs, which, depending on the embodiment, may increase performance, improving manufacturability, save design and material cost, and so forth.
Tivo Solutions Inc.

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

Systems and methods using bluetooth with a user application on a mobile device to facilitate hands-free fare validation at a transit station. Utilizes a set of signal strength detection data points and timestamps from a mobile device and synchronizes location data points and timestamps from a camera and determines an estimated location of the mobile device according to the set of signal strength detection data points and timestamps from the mobile device and the location data points and timestamps from the camera.
Bytemark, Inc.

Dynamic device housing for a transportation apparatus

Embodiments can provide a dynamic housing system in a transportation apparatus for facilitating a user or users of the transportation apparatus to place portable devices of different sizes into the dynamic housing. The dynamic housing may comprise a device detector configured to detect a presence of a portable device in the housing, a bluetooth connection unit configured to connect to the portable device via a bluetooth link when the portable device is detected as being present in the dynamic housing and/or any other components.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Compa Ny Limited

Apparatus and interoperation between internet-of-things devices

Disclosed herein are an apparatus and method for interoperation between internet-of-things (iot) devices. The iot device interoperation method uses an iot device interoperation apparatus and includes performing an endpoint discovery procedure between an open connectivity foundation (ocf) device and a non-ocf bluetooth low energy (ble) device, and performing interoperation between the ocf device and the non-ocf ble device by performing a resource manipulation procedure using a create, retrieve, update, delete, and notify (crudn) operation..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

System and wireless communication

Disclosed is a wireless communication system and method for its use. In certain embodiments, wi-fi packets and bluetooth packets are transmitted between multiple devices including pods, smartphones, computing devices, and appliances.
Ikabit, Inc.

Short-range matching module using bluetooth technology

A short-range matching module using bluetooth technology and inserted into a smart mobile device having a function of bluetooth wireless communication. The matching module satisfies standard communication protocol with the bluetooth core specification version 4.0 or higher.

Automatic winding module of wire for bluetooth headset with improved wear resistance function of rotation axis

An automatic winding module of a wire for bluetooth headset with an improved wear resistance function of a rotation axis, which firmly maintains a rotation axis without twist of the rotation axis even in case of using it for a long time, thereby preventing breakaway between a terminal and a pcb pattern, to prevent a short circuit from occurring.. .
Bluecom Co., Ltd.

Interactive remotely controllable portable wireless speaker system

An interactive remotely controllable portable wireless speaker system is disclosed. The speaker systems includes a bluetooth enabled speaker and an application configured to communicate and control the functionality of the speaker remotely via a bluetooth connection.
Braven Lc

Systems and methods for identifying wireless devices for correct pairing

A wireless headset is provided. The wireless headset comprises a headset memory and a processor communicatively coupled to the headset memory.
Vocollect, Inc.

System and controlling smart devices

A system and method for controlling smart devices is disclosed which includes a voice activation device operable to receive, recognize, and transform human voices into electrical signals; a smart gateway, mounted directly below the voice activation device into a single removable unit so as to reduce interferences and to maintain bluetooth connections with the voice activation device, operable to transform the electrical signals into text commands that control the operations of smart devices.. .

Multi-standard radio switchable multiplexer

Described herein are systems, devices, and methods for a multi-standard radio switchable multiplexer that is configured to process wireless local area network (wlan) signals and cellular signals in the same module. A front end module can be configured to support concurrent operation of wlan signals and cellular signals using switching networks as described herein.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

Lora mobile unit for allowing a mobile device to directly access lora information packets and data transmission same

A lora mobile unit includes a main control circuit with a central processing unit, a lora communication module including a lora communication circuit electrically coupled to the central processing unit for wireless communication with an external lora wireless sensor network for transmitting and receiving lora information packets, and a wireless communication circuit electrically coupled to the central processing unit. When the lora communication module receives a lora information packet from the lora wireless sensor network, the central processing unit converts the lora information packet into a formatted information packet readable by the bluetooth module, wi-fi module, mobile communication module or nfc module of the wireless communication circuit for wireless transmission to an external mobile device so that an external mobile device within the signal coverage is cable to directly access lora information packets..
Adlink Technology Inc.

Method using a mobile computing device to improve bluetooth anti-lost reminder in precise positioning and remindering

Systems and methods for precise location and tracking of a bag, wallet or luggage body. The system having a bag, wallet or luggage body having an anti-lost communication device attached to the bag, wallet or luggage body, the anti-lost communication device comprising a wireless communication device; and an application on a mobile computing device in communication with the wireless communication device, wherein the application issues a reminder on the mobile computing device when it determines the wireless communication device is a predetermined distance from the mobile computing device or the wireless communication device has lost communication with the mobile computing device..

Torque sensing system with wireless two-way communication

A torque sensing system which includes a torque sensor capable of wirelessly communicating torque and misalignment data to a smartphone or a tablet using a protocol such as wi-fi or bluetooth technology, and wirelessly communicating commands from the smartphone or table back to the torque sensor. The torque sensor electronics include an rf coil for taking power off of a stationary housing to a rotary shaft and one or more accelerometers for indicating misalignments..
Futek Advanced Sensor Technology

Connecting control devices and the v2x unit via wlan or bluetooth, and v2x unit which has update memory

A vehicle system including a v2x unit for operating a vehicle-to-x communication, having a communications module for wireless data transfer, and a control device for controlling a user application, having a communications module for wireless data transfer which can be coupled with the communications module of the v2x unit, wherein the v2x unit and the control unit can be activated into a data transfer mode in order to couple the communications modules of the v2x unit and of the control device with each other for a data exchange.. .
Continental Teves Ag & Co. Ohg

Enhancements to data-driven media management within an electronic device

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

Portable rotating spit with remote temperature monitoring

A portable rotating spit for grills including a blade mounted on a cylindrical support in which the electronic device is installed. A bearing engages the support and is screwed into a ring which is threaded into the thread of the rotating assembly of the blade of the spit.
Boucle - ImportaÇÃo E ExportaÇÃo Ltda - Me.

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)

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)

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.



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


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