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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.


Smart battery wear leveling for audio devices
Various embodiments provide systems and methods among wireless earpieces in a wireless communication network that enable balancing the batteries in the wireless earpieces to be depleted at approximately the same rate. Various embodiments intelligently and dynamically swap master/slave roles among two or more bluetooth® wireless earpieces coupled to a data source device to optimize battery life in both wireless earpieces.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Wi-fi signal sharing using a smartphone network
Data from an internet source is received in a client running a specified app that allows the data to be retransmitted to another client. The another client sends a request for data, which is relayed by the internet connected client to the source of internet and data received from the source of internet is relayed to the another client.
Tetherball Technology, Llc


Use of a network to commission a second network
A system and method of allowing a new device to join an existing network are disclosed. A configuration tool is used to communicate relevant information from the new network device to the gateway in the existing network using a secondary network protocol different from that used by the primary network.
Silicon Laboratories Inc.


Self-adaptive bluetooth performance adjustment communication terminal and method
Disclosed are a self-adaptive bluetooth performance adjustment communication device and method. The device includes: a detection unit is configured to detect state parameters in various bluetooth application environments and a target requirement of the current terminal user; the self-adaptive control unit is configured to obtain target adjustment parameters corresponding to associated bluetooth parameters expected to be adjusted, and control initiation of an adjustment unit; and the adjustment unit is configured to perform optimization adjustment until the bluetooth performance of a terminal achieves an expected working state..
Zte Corporation


Method and system for location estimation
A method includes configuring a physical environment with bluetooth low energy (ble) beacons where a transmit power of the ble beacons is selected such that (a) wireless devices at particular physical zones within the physical environment receive bluetooth signals from respective ble beacons, and (b) physical zones corresponding to ble beacons are separated by non-ble-zones. A method includes determining that a wireless device is not located within any physical zones corresponding to ble beacons, and in response, (a) identifying a last physical zone in which the wireless device was located, (b) determining a trajectory of the wireless device subsequent to detection in the last physical zone, and (c) estimating the location of the wireless device based on the last physical zone in which the wireless device was detected and the trajectory of the wireless device since the detection in the last physical zone..
Oracle International Corporation


Portable bluetooth audio hub
The present invention relates to a portable bluetooth audio hub which can connect to multiple bluetooth devices at once by way of a mobile application (app). Therefore, this invention particularly allows users to operate and channel audio to several bluetooth speakers simultaneously from a single mobile app.

Bluetooth low energy address resolving
The present disclosure relates to methods and arrangements in a private address resolving node of a personal area network deploying bluetooth low energy, ble and in particular to methods and arrangements for proactively resolving periodically updated private addresses. When performed in a private address resolving node of a personal area network deploying bluetooth low energy, ble, a method comprises resolving a periodically updated private address of a private address generating node connected to the private address resolving node.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


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


Wired wearable audio video to wireless audio video bridging device
An adapter or bridging device that provides both a wired audio or audio and video female jack connectors for wired devices such as wired earphones, headphones and wired video headsets; as well as a wireless link to nearby handheld computerized devices such as mobile phones (e.g. Smartphones).

Virtual reality system

A virtual reality system including an eyewear piece, handheld controller, and charging station. The eyewear piece includes an sd card slot and a plurality of lights.

System for providing physical fitness information

A system includes a physical fitness equipment, a wearable bluetooth device, a bluetooth gateway and a remote server. The physical fitness equipment capable of bluetooth communication transmits physical fitness message.
Bee Sin Lim

Method, device, and system for audio bluetooth pairing and connecting

An audio bluetooth pairing and connecting method is provided. The method includes: connecting a main controller; receiving audio bluetooth information which is automatically transmitted by the main controller; and pairing and connecting the audio bluetooth automatically basing on the audio bluetooth information.
Ubtech Robotics Corp.

Method for bluetooth data forwarding, electronic device, bluetooth device, and bluetooth system

A method for forwarding bluetooth data, an electronic device, a bluetooth device, and a bluetooth system are disclosed. The method includes: in a bluetooth communication process, receiving source data from a data output device as cached data, and forwarding the source data; and preferentially allocating a bluetooth communication bandwidth to receive the source data if a data volume of the cached data is less than a first predetermined threshold; or preferentially allocating a bluetooth communication bandwidth to forward the source data if a data volume of to-be-forwarded source data is greater than a second predetermined threshold..
Smartech Worldwide Limited

System and providing weighted pattern demapper for bluetooth® low energy long range

A method and apparatus are provided. The method includes receiving a signal from a transceiver, demapping a bit pattern encoded within the signal, detecting a preamble based on the demapped bit pattern, and synchronizing the transceiver to a receiver using the preamble, wherein demapping the bit pattern is based on weighting coefficients..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Bluetooth speaker

A bluetooth speaker includes an upper case and a lower case. The upper case and the lower case corporately define a receiving space, and the upper case and the lower case each include a mounting portion for connecting with a building block element.
Ubtech Robotics Corp.

System, method, and wireless charging

Using inductive currents to wirelessly charge a device via a device connected to a power source. This inductive charging may result when a first mobile device recognizes a second mobile device via a wireless connection (e.g., bluetooth, bluetooth low energy (ble), near-field communication (nfc), or the like).
Capital One Services, Llc

Charging beacon and system

A charging beacon and system is disclosed. The system comprises one or more charging beacons comprised of one or more interactive charging devices that wirelessly broadcast signals, repeatedly at regular time intervals.
Griffin Technology, Llc

Low profile antenna - conformal

An antenna assembly operating in the am/fm, 3g and 4g cellular, wifi, bluetooth, satellite and 5g bands. The assembly provides a wide bandwidth, orientation dependent, directional antenna via volumetric radiating elements that conformal to exterior surface(s) of a vehicle such as a passenger car.
Ami Research & Development, Llc

Sherry's booby caps

A system for an adult costume toy for entertainment. The system comprises at least one cone; a plurality of led lights configured to be controlled by a microprocessor, at least the motor coupled to a propeller; a memory; at least one battery configured to supply power to the motor, led lights, microprocessor and memory; the memory comprises a computer-readable-medium having computer-executable program stored therein that, when executed by the microprocessor receive a plurality of inputs instructions from a user through a wireless communication devise such as bluetooth or other wireless, or wired connections, caused the microprocessor to control the rotation of the motor and lighting of the plurality of user inputs.

Threat detection system having remote/cloud or local central monitoring unit for communicating with internet addressable gateway devices and associated wireless sensor and sub-sensor devices, that blanket a venue using multi-hop and low power communication platforms with such communication by mesh zigbee, z-wave, ipv6, bluetooth, wifi, cellular, satellite or broadband network arrangement and reporting data, data rate of change non-compliance and device location non-compliance and device non-resp

A data sensing and threat detection network comprising a plurality of wireless sensor devices and their related wireless sub-sensor devices, for communication, with wireless detector units/gateways in a network arrangement to allow transmission of data there between in optimized paths, such wireless detector units to communicate, by secure means, to and front a central monitoring unit that manages the sensing and client alert processes, based upon wireless sensor values/conditions and wireless sub-sensor values/conditions as they relate to pre-determined values/conditions, and sensor device location co-ordinates data (derived from gps or cts, or the like) as it relates to pre-determined “location differential values”, data “timeframe-based rate of change” as it relates to pre-determined “rate of change differentials” in a pre-determined timeframe or part thereof, and the like, with the central monitoring unit enabling related devices and alerting clients, and confirming that such related devices have been enabled and alerts have been delivered, as and when required. Notwithstanding, the data sensing and threat detection network provides clients with a powerful, flexible and dynamic central monitoring system and related wireless gateways, sensor and sub-sensors that provide a true data management solution with homeland security color coded normal, aware, alert and urgent alert graphic representation, and archiving, of all data, in accordance with client needs..

Bluetooth sensing unlocking a door

A bluetooth sensing method for unlocking a door, applied to a system including an electronic device, an electronic door lock, and an authenticator connected to the electronic door lock. The method includes: the electronic device detecting that the distance between the electronic device and the authenticator is smaller than a pre-defined value, the electronic device setting up a bluetooth communication connection to the authenticator; the processor initiates a mutual authentication process to the controller when the distance is smaller than a pre-defined value; the electronic device automatically transmitting an unlocking instruction to the authenticator; and the authenticator unlocking the electronic door lock according to the unlocking instruction..
Orzdar Tech Inc.

Token identity devices

Disclosed embodiments include methods, systems, and computer-readable media configured to provide wearable devices storing tokens associated with digital versions of physical documents/cards. The wearable devices may further transfer tokens securely to interested parties without bluetooth® or other network connectivity beyond nfc radio.
Capital One Services, Llc

Head worn wireless computer having high-resolution display suitable for use as a mobile internet device

A handheld wireless display device, having at least svga-type resolution, includes a wireless interface, such as bluetooth™, wifi™, wimax™, cellular or satellite, to allow the device to utilize a number of different hosts, such as a cell phone, personal computer, media player. The display may be monocular or binocular.
Kopin Corporation

Bluetooth low energy (ble) passive vehicle access control system for defending the system against relay attacks and method thereof

A bluetooth low-energy (ble) passive vehicle access control system integrated into a vehicle and an external device to defend the system against relay attacks is provided. The system includes at least one of a motion detector, a microprocessor, or a barometric pressure sensor.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Bluetooth speaker and robot interaction system

The present disclosure relates to a bluetooth speaker, including: an interface unit, a processor, a bluetooth unit configured to receive and transmit audio signals, and a speaker. One end of the interface unit is configured to connect to a main controller of the robot and another end of the interface unit is configured to connect to the processor.
Ubtech Robotics Corp.

Bluetooth pulse diagosis bracelet and transmitting pulse data

The invention relates to the field of pulse diagnosis technology, more particularly, to a bluetooth pulse diagnosis bracelet and a method for transmitting pulse data; the bluetooth pulse diagnosis bracelet comprises: an acquisition unit and a bluetooth transmission unit; the bluetooth transmission unit further comprises: an information acquisition module and a transmission module; the method comprises: step s1, the bluetooth pulse diagnosis bracelet monitoring the pulse data in real time; step s2, the bluetooth pulse diagnosis bracelet acquiring the bluetooth control information sent from the remote-connected intelligent terminal; step s3, the bluetooth pulse diagnosis bracelet determining the meanings of the bluetooth control information, and when the bluetooth control information represents the communication is permitted, going to step 4; step s4, the bluetooth pulse diagnosis bracelet transmits the pulse data to the intelligent terminal according to the method of bluetooth transmission.. .
Shanghai University Of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Multi-functional luggage solution

A multi-functional luggage solution and interactive wireless luggage management system is disclosed. In one implementation, the luggage has a horizontally extending electronic device storage and charging tray compartment positioned strategically in its top portion and accessible through an opening in the top surface of the luggage.
Incase Designs Corp.

Wireless configuration of wireless distribution system (wds) wi-fi range extenders using non-wi-fi wireless communication channels

A configuration server detects a network change and initiates a configuration process. A smartphone executing a mobile app communicates with the configuration server with a cellular data network transceiver (e.g., a 3g or 4g transceiver), and communicates with slave base stations with a bluetooth transceiver (e.g., a bile transceiver) or other one-to-many wireless channel.
Cloudmondo, Inc.

System and microlocation sensor communication

A system and a method to wirelessly synchronize, monitor, or communicate, or a combination thereof, amongst sensors (e.g., sensors, hubs, sensor controllers, etc.) in a bluetooth low energy-based microlocation system. The system or method, or both, may use the ble hardware (e.g., transmitters, receivers, antennas, etc.) to interleave a communications protocol within the connection interval gaps of the ble protocol used to communicate with devices..
Denso International America, Inc.

Remote bluetooth device communication system and method thereof

The present invention discloses a remote bluetooth device communication system comprising a bluetooth manager, a bluetooth agent and a bluetooth peripheral. The bluetooth manager sends a tcp/ip management packet to the bluetooth agent.
Linctronix Ltd.

Power-efficient, balanced, and reliable true wireless bluetooth stereo audio solution

A power-efficient, balanced, and reliable true wireless bluetooth stereo audio solution is provided. Two audio sink devices are used to render audio content received from an audio source.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd .

Portable bluetooth headset with step-counting function

Provided is a portable bluetooth headset with a step-counting function, comprising a pair of main bodies each with a speaker, as well as a headband, the main bodies being slidably connected to both ends of the headband, a wireless charging module is disposed at the center of the headband, a bluetooth control component, a pedometer and a battery are disposed in the main body, the wireless charging module is electrically connected to the battery, and the battery operates to charge all loads of the headset. The invention as a powerful bluetooth headset features a wireless charging function so that no charging cable is required whenever in operation or in charging, as well as a step-counting function enabling a user wearing the headset to count steps during running.
Shenzhen Link Dream Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.

Automatic notification with pushed directions to a mobile-device real-estate app that senses a nearby chirping beacon mounted on a property-for-sale sign

Automatic notification of real estate for sale is provided to a prospective buyer running a real estate app on a mobile device. A chirp beacon that is a bluetooth low-energy (ble) tag or ibeacon is attached to a real estate sign.
Onechirp Corp.

Voltage measurement and wireless communication system

A voltage measurement system has a voltage measuring device connected to a device under test by a voltage divider to drop high voltages (e.g., peaking at or above 100 kilovolts) at a measurement point to lower levels for processing by a voltage measurement and wireless printed circuit board. The voltage measuring device communicates raw measurement data wirelessly (e.g., via bluetooth®) to a remote device such as a mobile phone, laptop or portable meter head having a display and processing device programmed to calculate voltage measurements such has absolute average (abs avg), ac root mean square (rms), +/−peak voltage, and ac or dc coupling.
Hubbell Incorporated

Information inquiry system and information inquiry method

An information inquiry system including an electric vehicle, an instant messaging (im) background server, and a mobile communication device. The electric vehicle includes a battery management system (bms) and a beacon device.
Optimum Battery Co., Ltd.

Automatic selection of a wireless connectivity protocol for an input device

Certain embodiments include a computer-method includes searching for a receiver having an active first wireless communication protocol. When the receiver is detected, the mobile input device connects to the receiver, and when the receiver is not detected, the method includes searching for a host computer having an active second wireless communication protocol (e.g., bluetooth®) after the receiver is not detected.
Logitech Europe S.a.

Method and apparatus to controlling sleep time for bluetooth device and bluetooth enabled device

A method and apparatus for extending the sleep time for a bluetooth transceiver circuit uses a fine count signal and a base count signal during the sleep mode, followed by an interval that accounts for wake-up overhead and preparation for the next active mode. The wake-up to active mode is aligned with the timing signal that defines the communication slots in the bluetooth communications.
Intel Ip Corporation

Method and device for transmitting/receiving data in mesh network using bluetooth

The present invention relates to a method and a device for a relay device changing a relay role in a bluetooth mesh network. A method and a device is provided, according to the present invention, wherein a first message is received from a first device, the first message comprising first capability information indicating the capability of the first device, and the first capability information is compared with second capability information indicating the capability of a relay device, and on the basis of the comparison result, whether the first device will perform a relay role is decided, and a notification message comprising the decision result is transmitted to at least one device connected with the relay device..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Systems and methods for initial authentication of wireless communication

Systems and methods are provided that may be implemented to use angle of arrival (aoa) of a signal transmitted between two bluetooth low energy (ble) wireless devices to initially authenticate a connection between the two ble devices. In one example, bonding or pairing with a first ble device may be restricted to only those other ble devices having an antenna currently positioned to transmit a signal to the first ble device from an allowed direction and within a predefined permitted range of aoa relative to the first ble device..
Silicon Laboratories Inc.

Method for bluetooth mode switching, bluetooth system and eletronic device

A method for bluetooth mode switching, a bluetooth system and an electronic device are disclosed. The module includes: in a data listen mode, determining, according to transmission of data packets, whether a predetermined switching condition is satisfied, wherein the data listen mode is a working mode that allows unidirectional acquisition of data packets delivered by a data source device in a bluetooth communication process; and if the predetermined switching condition is satisfied, requesting to establish bluetooth communication with the data source device, and switching to a bluetooth communication mode..
Smartech Worldwide Limited

Method and system for bluetooth communication, and electronic device

A method and a system for bluetooth communication, and an electronic device are disclosed. The method includes: acquiring data packets from a data source device by means of data interception within at least a portion of a time period in a bluetooth communication process, wherein the data interception is a working mode that allows unidirectional acquisition of data packets delivered by the data source device in the bluetooth communication process..
Smartech Worldwide Limited

Systems and methods for muting a wireless communication device

A method for muting a bluetooth device is described. The method includes receiving, by a bluetooth controller of the bluetooth device, a mute remote microphone message from a peer bluetooth device.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method for playing incoming call sound, system and bluetooth-based smart watch thereof

A method for playing an incoming call sound, a system and a bluetooth-based smart watch thereof are described. The method includes establishing a bluetooth connection between a bluetooth-based smart watch and a mobile phone; presetting a plurality of prompt sounds corresponding to a plurality of different telephone numbers; and inquiring one prompt sound based on one telephone number corresponding to an incoming call for playing the prompt sound when the mobile phone receives the incoming call.
Jrd Communication Inc.

Identity verification of wireless beacons based on chain-of-trust

The methodology described herein provides a process of interaction between a bluetooth beacon or other wireless beacon and a user-device. Embodiments of the method may allow the user-device to cryptographically verify the identity and provider of the beacon.
Andium Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for wireless communications in analyte monitoring systems

Systems, devices and methods are provided that allow for enhanced performance, power efficiency, interoperability, data security and user privacy for in vivo analyte monitoring systems that utilize wireless communications. The in vivo analyte monitoring systems can include a bluetooth or bluetooth low energy enabled handheld relay device for wirelessly relaying analyte data between a sensor unit device and one or more reader devices.
Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.

Fully integrated vanity lighting and entertainment system

A vanity mirror combining lighting and entertainment elements into a single integrated unit is provided. The mirror may be supported by a frame configured to electronically communicate with a plurality of lights, at least one audio speaker, and a microcontroller.

Quick release steering wheel knob with bluetooth audio transducer

An bluetooth audio steering wheel knob is quickly attachable and detachable without tools and includes a bluetooth circuit and at least one audio transducer. The bluetooth audio steering wheel knob includes a housing having a shaft inserted into a bracket mounted to a steering wheel.

Bluetooth-enabled vehicle lighting control hub

A bluetooth-enabled lighting control hub allows a user to activate and adjust one or more lighting devices associated with a vehicle through a mobile device in wireless communication with the lighting control hub. The lighting control hub receives instructions from the mobile device, generates a control signal, and transmits the control signal to the lighting device in question..
Pilot, Inc.

Personal monitoring system

A system includes a processor; a cellular, wifi, or bluetooth transceiver coupled to the processor; an accelerometer or a motion sensor coupled to the processor; and a sensor coupled to the processor to sense mood, wherein text, image, sound, or video is rendered in response to the sensed mood.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Method for intelligent event driven paging using a second mobile unit

A method is provided for waking up a first mode of a multimode mobile radio unit. An event driven paging server determines that the first mode of the multimode mobile unit should be woken up.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.

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.

Connection switching for bluetooth headsets

A method is disclosed for switching connections of bluetooth headsets. The method includes indicating, on a user interface of the first bluetooth device, (i) the first bluetooth device has a first bluetooth connection with a bluetooth headset, and (ii) a second bluetooth device has no bluetooth connection with the bluetooth headset.
Plantronics, Inc.

Information processing apparatus that controls power supply to different destinations, controlling the same, and storage medium

An information processing apparatus capable of properly supplying electric power to a power supply destination associated with each function of a usb device. An mfp as the information processing apparatus is capable of operating in a power saving mode.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Multimode communication transmission line condition monitoring

This patent relates to a multi-mode communication method for detecting states of power transmission line, which belongs to electric power communication technology field. In this method, there are sensing devices installed on power transmission line.
State Grid Company Corporation Of China

Calibration device, method and program for achieving synchronization between audio and video data when using bluetooth audio devices

An electronic apparatus, method, and algorithm achieve synchronization between video data executed on a video sink device and audio data executed on one or more bluetooth audio sink devices. The electronic apparatus, method, and algorithm obtain calibration information for the one or more bluetooth devices, determine a delay for outputting the video and audio data to the video sink device using the calibration information, control the bluetooth transceiver to output the audio data to the one or more bluetooth devices, and control the output circuit to output the video and audio data to the video sink device in accordance with the determined delay..
Arris Enterprises Llc

Hand-held printer and charger

A portable power charger is combined with a printer to improve the functionality of a hand-held printer. The printer-charger includes power charging means and data exchange means in order to print text or images from an electronic device and/or recharge at least one electronic device.
Halo International Sezc Ltd.

System and methods for utilizing a script to instruct a bluetooth low energy client in interfacing with a bluetooth low energy server

A script provides instructions for a bluetooth le client to interface with a bluetooth le server. Such scripts may be created manually or may be generated by a bluetooth le client reading the gatt profile of a bluetooth le server, in which case actions are generated based upon the permission the client has with respect to each characteristic.
Lattice Health Systems, Inc.

Pointer type bluetooth intelligently time-corrected clock movement

The invention discloses a pointer type bluetooth intelligently time-corrected clock movement, comprising a movement body, wherein the bottom of the movement body is provided with a cell box, the surface of the cell box is provided with a disassembling hole, an hourly chiming module is provided at one side of the cell box, a central microprocessor is provided at one side of the hourly chiming module, a bluetooth communication module is provided at one side of the central microprocessor, a power management circuit is provided at the other side of the cell box, and a display screen is provided at one end of the power management circuit. According to the invention, through an integrated technological application of “optics, electron, mechanical transmission and wireless communication”, the control over a mechanical gear assembly is accomplished; through wirelessly receiving time information on an app software and combining an operating principle of the central microprocessor controlling over a core plate and an optic-coupling device, a novel automatically time-corrected clock product is accomplished.
Dongguan Zhundian Plastic Electronics Co., Ltd.

Techniques for managing wlan ap-client mapping in a multi-radio systems

Techniques are provided for offloading a wireless local area network (wlan) scanning process, from the wlan radio of the device to a bluetooth radio, to identify information regarding the wlan mobile environment. By offloading the wlan scanning process to the bluetooth radio (e.g., to a bluetooth low energy (ble) radio), traffic disruptions for active wlan links is reduced.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method and device for allocating address of device in bluetooth mesh network

The present invention relates to a method and a device for a first device setting the address of a second device through a bluetooth mesh network wherein a setting message for setting the address is transmitted to the second device, and a first status message is received from the second device as a response to the setting message, the first status message comprising status information indicating whether the setting of the address was successful, and the setting message comprises at least one among an address field comprising an address value to be used by the second device in the bluetooth mesh network or a first identifier indicating a request or no request for a response to the setting message.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Method and device for transmitting/receiving data using bluetooth mesh network

The present invention relates to a method and a device for a first device transmitting/receiving data through a bluetooth mesh network wherein a first message for setting the address of the first device is received from a second device, wherein the first message comprises at least one among an address field comprising the address, or a first response field indicating a request or no request for a response to the first message, and if the response field indicates a request for a response, a first response message to the message is transmitted to the second device.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Systems and methods for wirelessly pairing a fitness machine to an accessory

Systems and methods for wirelessly pairing a fitness machine to an accessory, the fitness machine having a setup module configured to communicate with the accessory using a setup protocol and having a bluetooth® module configured to communicate with the accessory using a bluetooth® protocol. The fitness machine is configured to receive a unique id from the accessory using the setup protocol and the fitness machine is configured to wirelessly pair with the accessory using a bluetooth® protocol.
Brunswick Corporation

Antenna for wearable electronic devices

A wearable electronic device includes a first member and a second member. The second member includes a first, rf-attenuating, portion and a second, electrically conductive portion.
Intel Corporation

Self-reading book and story reader

The self-reading book and story maker allows the user to produce a battery-powered readable book having personal hand-produced script and/or graphics, as well as sound, such as music or voice, on each page. The book is intended to relay a personal story and will include a plurality of empty story pages attached to the book.

Printing apparatus, controlling printing apparatus, and recording medium

In a case where both an ipv4 address and an ipv6 address are available in a printing apparatus, a bluetooth low energy advertising packet including the available ipv4 address but not the available ipv6 address is generated and periodically transmitted.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Fogless shower mirror with radio

A fog-free shower mirror with a built-in speaker and radio receiver for playing music. The radio component may pair with a bluetooth-enabled smart device (e.g.
Marche International Llc

Fabric with embedded information beacon

A composite fabric is disclosed in which an information beacon is embedded within the composite fabric to assist with loss prevention, anti-counterfeiting, locating lost individuals or the like. In embodiments, layers of fabric may be joined using adhesive, stitching, quilted stitching, riveting, or other means to securely house an information beacon.
Baby De La Baye, Inc.

Method and device for connecting alternative communication means using bluetooth low energy technology

The present invention relates to a method for transmitting and receiving data performed by a first device that receives service list information through bluetooth low energy (le). The present invention provides a method and apparatus including receiving an advertising message for discovering a second device from the second device, establishing a bluetooth le connection with the second device based on the advertising message, transmitting a first request message requesting connection information for establishing the bluetooth br/edr connection with the second device through the bluetooth le, receiving a first response message including the connection information from the first device, and establishing a bluetooth br/edr connection for providing a specific service with the second device..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Method for switching bluetooth working modes, electronic device, and bluetooth chip

A method for switching bluetooth working modes, an electronic device, and a bluetooth chip are disclosed. The method includes: executing a first bluetooth working mode, the first bluetooth working mode including a working state in which data is normally transmitted and an error state in which data fails to be transmitted; monitoring a first interrupt request signal sent in a second bluetooth working mode if the first bluetooth working mode works in the working state; and executing the second bluetooth working mode and enabling the first bluetooth working mode to work in the error state if the first interrupt request signal is present..
Smartech Worldwide Limited

Wearable apparatus, information terminal, communication system, electronic apparatus, and communication control method

A wearable apparatus includes a first communication unit that performs wi-fi communication with a gateway apparatus, a second communication unit that performs bluetooth communication with an information terminal which can perform the wi-fi communication with the gateway apparatus, through bluetooth communication, and a control unit that performs communication control on the first communication unit and the second communication unit, in which the second communication unit receives communication path information from the information terminal through the bluetooth communication, and in which the control unit performs control of selecting either one of the wi-fi communication and the bluetooth communication on the basis of the communication path information, and transferring transfer data.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Wireless pairing of personal health device with a computing device

Systems and methods for the wireless pairing of a personal health device (phd) (e.g., blood glucose monitor) with a computing device (e.g., smartphone) are disclosed herein. In an embodiment, the phd communicates a private key to the computing device via a first communication medium (e.g., light signal, audio signal, pattern).
Trividia Health, Inc.

Personal working system capable of being dynamically combined and adjusted

The present disclosure provides a personal working system with a dynamic structure, including a central control unit, wherein the central control unit includes a peripheral identifying component for identifying a plurality of peripherals and connecting the plurality of identified peripherals to constitute a working system; a weak (or short-range) communication interface for communication between the central control unit and the peripherals; a strong (or medium-, or long-range) communication interface for communication between the central control unit and an external node; wherein the weak communication interface includes bluetooth; and the strong communication interface includes a wifi connection, an internet connection, a local area network connection, and a wireless telephone connection. An advantage of the present disclosure is that the peripherals will not be outdated and are universal outside of the system..

Device position obtaining method, and device

A method includes obtaining, by a first device, bluetooth connection information of a second device, obtaining, by the first device according to the bluetooth connection information, a bluetooth signal from the second device, determining, by the first device according to the obtained bluetooth signal from the second device, position information of the second device, and sending, by the first device, the position information to a third device.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Printing apparatus, printing apparatus control method, and storage medium

A printing apparatus performs wireless communication based on bluetooth low energy by selecting a format of a bluetooth low energy packet to be transmitted from a plurality of formats and transmits a bluetooth low energy packet in the selected format, where the plurality of formats includes a format associated with a print application of device external to the printing apparatus.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Printing apparatus, control printing apparatus, and storage medium

In a case where a setting of a function is changed from enabled to disabled, a printing apparatus stops transmission of a bluetooth low energy packet in a format compatible with the function.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Printing apparatus, system, control printing apparatus, and storage medium

In a case where an ip address is not available in a printing apparatus, the printing apparatus generates a bluetooth low energy packet including a specific value as the ip address, and transmits the generated bluetooth low energy packet to a mobile terminal. Upon receiving of the bluetooth low energy packet, a mobile terminal displays a message corresponding to the specific value..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Bluetooth low energy device, and data update system and method

A wireless communication, a ble device, a data update system and method, are provided. The ble device includes a processor and a ble communication module.
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd.

Bluetooth identity binding for volume control

Techniques for controlling audio volume output by a paired device are described. A first notification indicative of a change to a first volume by a first audio output device generated.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

System and using bluetooth communication in industrial process control and automation systems

A method includes wirelessly connecting to one or more controllers using a bluetooth communication protocol, where the one or more controllers have a bluetooth adapter or transceiver. The method also includes sending a command or data to a first controller among the one or more controllers using the bluetooth communication protocol.
Honeywell International Inc.

Systems and methods for streaming media

A content storage system is provided. The content storage system may include a portable content repository device comprising a processor, a storage module, and a communication module.
Fasetto, Llc

Distributed calibrating the position of a mobile device

A method and system is described where a plurality of position reference devices use short-range wireless communication protocols to transmit positioning assistance data to nearby mobile devices, and the mobile devices use the assistance data to re-calibrate their positioning systems. In some embodiments, mobile device includes an accelerometer and the accelerometer measurements are used to calculate an updated velocity of the mobile device and an updated position of the mobile device based on the accelerometer measurements and previous velocity and position of the mobile device.
Golba Llc

Portable terminal performing a printer search by using bluetooth

A portable terminal performs a printer search using bluetooth®. In a case where communication different from bluetooth® communication can be performed between the portable terminal and a particular printer, he portable terminal displays those printing apparatuses found by the search that are able to communicate via a different communication.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Network-based wireless power control method and wireless power control apparatus and system

The purpose of the present invention is to provide a network-based wireless power control method, and an apparatus and a system therefor. A wireless power control method in a serving wireless power transmission apparatus, according to a first embodiment of the present invention, comprises the steps of: when power is applied, activating the bluetooth function; transmitting a beacon signal using a resonance frequency band; when an uplink bluetooth signal generated by a wireless power reception apparatus is detected, measuring a first reception sensitivity for the bluetooth signal; receiving second to n-th reception sensitivities corresponding to the bluetooth signal from at least one other wireless power transmission apparatus connected via a network; and determining, on the basis of the first to n-th reception sensitivities, whether or not transmission of wireless power is possible.
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

Nfc paired bluetooth e-commerce

A method for performing an electronic transaction over two distinct networks with a mobile wallet comprises the steps of receiving form of payment information from a mobile wallet over a first wireless network of a retail environment with a mobile device on which the mobile wallet is deployed; sending second wireless network description information of the retail environment over the first wireless network to facilitate access to the second wireless network by the mobile device, wherein the first wireless network operates within access range of the second wireless network; sending service information from a service provider associated with the retail environment over the second wireless network to request execution of a service provider-specific widget on the mobile device; and completing the electronic transaction, that was initiated by receiving the default form of payment information, by exchanging payment confirmation information over the second network via the service provider-specific widget.. .
Mastercard Mobile Transactions Solutions, Inc.

Wireless probe type ultrasound scanner machine

The present invention proposes a wireless probe type ultrasound scanner which comprises a housing, a housing cover, a transducer, a mainboard, a battery compartment, a battery and a backplane; the housing is matched and connected with the housing cover; the mainboard, the battery compartment, the battery and the backplane are arranged in a cavity body formed by the housing and the housing cover; the mainboard and the transducer are welded together; the mainboard is communicated with the transducer; the mainboard, the battery compartment, the backplane and the battery are laminated in order, wherein the battery is clamped on the battery compartment, a setting hole arranged on the end part of the transducer in a way of penetrating through the housing cover is clamped with the housing cover, and a bluetooth and a power switch are arranged on the mainboard.. .
Sonostar Technologies Co., Limited

Led controller with bluetooth

The utility model discloses a vertical driving power supply for a lamp a led controller with bluetooth, comprising a mobile terminal for issuing the manipulation instructions; and a control module with bluetooth, which is wireless communicating with the mobile terminal, so that the manipulation instructions from the mobile terminal are converted to a control signal that is output; and a driving circuit connected to an output terminal of the control module with bluetooth, controlling of turn on or off a control signal provided by the control module with bluetooth. Which can improve the intelligent control of the led lights, and make the operation process more interesting..
Changzhou Jutai Electronic Co., Ltd.

Wireless connecting method, computer, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

A wireless connecting method is disclosed. The wireless connecting method includes the following operations: connecting a device to a computer by bluetooth; determining the computer is a host or a accessory for the device; operating the computer as the host for the device by a microsoft bluetooth stack if the computer is the host for the device; and operating the computer as the accessory for the device by an application if the computer is the accessory for the device.
I/o Interconnect, Ltd.

Method and device for transmitting/receiving data in mesh network using bluetooth

The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving a message performed by a first relay device in a mesh network of bluetooth including receiving a first message from at least one device including a first device and a second device, calculating a hop count with the first device based on the first message, receiving a second message transmitted from a second device to the first device, and the second message includes a first relay value indicating a relay count and a destination address field including an address of a destination device, comparing the first relay value with the hop count, and dropping or transmitting the second message to one or more neighboring devices according to the result of comparison.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Reverse-beacon indoor positioning system using existing detection fields

Indoor positioning systems and methods including a reverse-beacon for location determination and presence sensing technology. The reverse-beacon is any device comprising a transceiver and a computer operating with system nodes and will generally be in the form of a smartphone or other mobile computer.
Ivani, Llc

Wireless device, server, index data providing wireless device, data providing server and wireless transmission system

A wireless device, a server, an index data providing method for the wireless device, a data providing method for the server and a wireless transmission system are provided. The wireless device includes a transmitter, a storage and a processor.
Institute For Information Industry

Distributed determining the position of a mobile device using long-range signals and calibrating the position using short-range signals

A method and system is described where a plurality of position reference devices use short-range wireless communication protocols to transmit positioning assistance data to nearby mobile devices, and the mobile devices use the assistance data to model errors and re-calibrate their positioning systems. The short-range communication methods include nfc, rfid, bluetooth®, short-range 802.11, wi-fi direct, and high frequency focused beams such as 60 ghz.
Golba Llc

Smart headset and routing service in response to proximity to mobile device

A smart headset communicates through the cellular transceiver with a cellular network when the smart headset in a first mode and communicates through a bluetooth transceiver with a smart handset when the smart headset is in a second mode. A controller of the smart headset is configured to place the smart headset in the first mode when the smart handset is determined to be farther than a maximum proximity from the smart headset and configured to place the headset in the second mode when the smart handset is determined to be within the maximum proximity to the smart headset..
Kyocera Corporation

Monitoring method and related device for intelligent monitoring system

A monitoring method and a device for an intelligent monitoring system includes establishing a bluetooth low energy (ble) link between a front-end monitoring device and a back-end monitoring device; receiving, by the front-end monitoring device by using the ble link, a first body temperature value sent by the back-end monitoring device; measuring, by the front-end monitoring device, body temperature of a monitoring person to obtain a second body temperature value; and determining, by the front-end monitoring device according to a variation of the first body temperature value relative to the second body temperature value, whether first prompt information needs to be generated.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

One use wearable

Disclosed embodiments include methods, systems, and computer-readable media configured to, for example, provide payment tokens for conducting transactions, as well as reprovisioning tokens, on wearable devices without bluetooth® or other network connectivity beyond nfc radio.. .
Capital One Services, Llc

Habitat control system

The present invention consolidates and centrally organizes, among other things, the control of and communication with equipment and sensors placed in or adjacent to a habitat. In an embodiment of the invention, a system for controlling and recognizing habitat components comprises: a main controller comprising an integrated circuit (ic chip) containing information and programming for associated habitat components and a communication component for transferring updated programming and data to associated components via cable, wifi, bluetooth, or infrared; and a habitat component having an integrated circuit (ic chip) which contains operating data and acts as an identifier of the component, allowing an application on a smartphone or the main controller to automatically recognize the device and control programs..
Current Usa, Inc.

Pairing and gateway connection using sonic tones

A networkable device is coupled to a wireless ip gateway or paired to a personal area network (pan) via the use of a sonic tone, which may be a human-sonic sonic tone, which encodes a symbol sequence representing a binary message useful for implementing connection to a wireless ip gateway or pairing with a pan. In one embodiment the sonic tone conveys a media access controller (mac) address, to facilitate connection and/or pairing.
Lisnr, Inc.

Bluetooth low energy devices, systems, and associated methods

An apparatus of a bluetooth low energy (ble) device is provided for decreasing awake time of a host by receiving and processing peripheral data along a sideband channel and waking the host upon an event of interest, the apparatus comprising circuitry configured to receive ble gatt data from a ble core along a sideband channel, process the ble gatt data, monitor processed ble gatt data for an event of interest, and send a notification of a detection of the event of interest to the host.. .
Intel Corporation

Detecting device presence for a layer 3 connection using layer 2 discovery information

Techniques for monitoring presence of a remote device at layer 2 that allow reducing power consumption without compromising the device's availability. A device that pairs with a remote wireless device may establish a layer 3 connection, such as an ip connection, to the remote device to provide services to a user.
Microsoft Technology Licensing Llc.

Wireless communication of information from access control device to mobile communications device

Wireless communication of information from an access control device to a mobile communications device is disclosed. The mobile communications device is capable of communicating with at least two transmitters.
Avigilon Corporation

Method and device for transmitting/receiving data using bluetooth mesh network

The present invention relates to a method and a device for a first device transmitting data to a second device in a bluetooth mesh network. A method and a device may be provided, according to the present invention, wherein an advertising message is received from a second device forming a mesh network, the advertising message comprising a first type field indicating that the advertising message is an advertising message transmitted from a device of the mesh network, and a connection is made to the mesh network on the basis of the advertising message, and a control message comprising a parameter indicating a certain operation is transmitted to the second device through the mesh network, wherein the control message comprises at least one among the address of a first device, the address of the second device, the number of relays as a value, or a second type field indicating the type of the control message..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Personally-wearable multifunction computer

A portable programmable computing device 1 containing a memory 14, gps antenna 12, wi-fi component 21, microprocessor 11, and power source 15 housed in a mobile, compact, housing 41. Housing 41 can be a wearable garment, allowing computing device 1 to be hidden within the garment, thus enabling device 1 to communicate with outside devices surreptitiously.

Integrated stroboscopic eyewear for sensory training

A wireless, programmable and customizable, integrated stroboscopic, eyewear device used as a training tool to enhance the user's sensory processing systems and overall neuro capability (including the underlying pyscho-motor functions). This device functions to elevate and improve the user's perceptual and cognitive processing skills and further measures and collects sensory data from the user during training including heart rate and other bio statistics.
Blw Ip, Llc

Connection control vehicle control program of vehicle

Disclosed herein are a connection control method for a vehicle control program of a vehicle and a head unit system configured for conveniently using the vehicle control program and bluetooth communications without again performing bluetooth pairing when a user performs starting off and then starting on during the use of the vehicle control program.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

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.
Onemarket Network Llc

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

Methods and apparatus are provided that relate to receiving a bit pattern that is representative of a binary data sequence; generating a multi-bit data byte sequence that is representative of the bit pattern by, for at least one bit in the bit pattern: outputting a larger-valued multi-bit data byte that is larger than a byte-sequencer reference data byte according to a first criteria, outputting a smaller-valued multi-bit data byte that is smaller than the byte-sequencer reference data byte according to a second criteria; and encoding the generated multi-bit data byte sequence by, for each generated multi-bit data byte: outputting a single bit whose value is indicative of whether the generated multi-bit data byte is larger or smaller than a current reference multi-bit data byte and updating the current reference multi-bit data byte based on the generated multi-bit data byte.. .
Nagravision S.a.

Session continuity for ipv6 over bluetooth low energy

Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for communications. In one aspect there is provided a method.
Nokia Technologies Oy

Method and device for transmitting/receiving data in mesh network using bluetooth

The present invention relates to a method and device for setting the role of a device in a bluetooth mesh network. According to the present invention, a method and device are provided which: receive a write request message including settings information for setting the role of a first device from a control device; transmit a response message as a response to the write request; transmit an advertising message including role information set by the settings information to a second device; and transmit a first message including first information on the first device to the second device..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Smart-ring methods and systems

In one aspect, a computerized smart ring embedded with electronics, software, sensors and connectable to another computing system to exchange data includes a ring. The ring includes a computer memory that stores a user vehicle location information, a user biometric information, a plurality of biometric information from a user wearing the ring, a set of biometric sensors that obtains the plurality of biometric information from the user wearing the ring.

Systems and methods for identifying articles of clothing

Systems and methods for allowing sight impaired or blind persons to identify articles of clothing utilizing “smart labels” which comprise identification information, wherein the identification information is contained in, represented by, or interpretable via raised indicia (e.g., raised lettering or braille), smart codes, global positioning system (gps) technology, magnetic stripes, radio frequency identification (rfid) technology, near field communication (nfc) technology, microprocessors, bluetooth technology, or combinations thereof. These smart labels are unaffected by normal usage such as washing, folding and crumpling to allow sight impaired or blind persons to tactually, or via an electronic interpretation device, e.g., personal computer, a smartphone, computer tablet, magnetic stripe reader, nfc communicator, rfid reader, or bluetooth device, comprehend the identification information of the smart label..

Rfid tag and methods of use and manufacture and rfid monitoring cabinet and smart phone case and methods of use

A smart phone carrier comprising an electrical panel on flexible foil with uhf rfid reader module, bluetooth communication controller connected by silver conductive ink for reading thin rfid (radio frequency identification) tags, including but not limited to those manufactured as described herein, and communicating location, tracking, and monitoring to a smart phone or network of smartphones. A smart rfid cabinet with controlling unit comprising a controlling computer having memory comprising connected shelves in electronic communication made of glass fiber coated with a carbon alloy material with integrated rfid antennas on each shelf to locate, track and monitor rfid tags with or without regard to a specific shelf for a wide variety of applications, including being attached, affixed to, woven in, or otherwise enclosed within clothing, scrubs, towels, linen, consumer products, office supplies, food products, and other goods and inventory..
Smarthin Technologies, Inc.

Adaptive type beacon cigar jack device

The present invention relates to an adaptive beacon cigarette lighter plug device. The adaptive beacon cigarette lighter plug device according to the present invention, which is a cigarette lighter plug device owned by a user, includes a body insertion unit having a body structure to be inserted into a cigarette lighter receptacle of a vehicle, a power supply unit configured to receive power from the vehicle through the cigarette lighter receptacle when the body insertion unit is inserted into the cigarette lighter receptacle of the vehicle, a power conversion unit configured to convert the power received from the vehicle into at least one type of designated operating power; a universal serial bus (usb) connector unit including a usb connector configured to apply usb power converted by the power conversion unit to the outside; a power charging unit configured to charge at least power supplied through the power supply unit and/or power converted by the power conversion unit; and a beacon module configured to operate with vehicular power supplied from the vehicle when it is confirmed that the body insertion unit is inserted into the cigarette lighter receptacle of the vehicle and the vehicular power is being supplied from the vehicle through the power supply unit or operate with power charged in the power charging unit when it is not confirmed that the vehicular power is being supplied from the vehicle, process at least one type of bidirectional data communication including bidirectional bluetooth data communication with a paired user terminal when a bluetooth function of the user terminal is activated, and broadcast at least one bluetooth-based beacon signal using the vehicular power or the charged power..
Owin Inc.

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.

Headphone case having fixed or inflatable cushion

A headphone case is provided that serves as both a case for storing headphones and other objects, and a cushion to be worn around the neck. The case has either a fixed cushion located on different parts of the case, or a material that can be inflated, where the material has an outside layer comprising a cushion material.
State Of Israel, Ministry Of Agriculture & Rural Development, Agricultural Research Organization

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.

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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.

Nemustech Co., Ltd.

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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.