US Pat. No. 10,342,069

BEACON CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD

QUBERCOMM TECHNOLOGIES, I...

1. A method for controlling one or more beacon devices, the method comprising:receiving, by a processor, a list of users connected to an access point and a list of beacon devices located within predefined distance from the access point;
identifying, by the processor, a total number of users from the list of users utilizing a predefined service;
generating, by the processor, a second set of user in the vicinity of the access point but not connected to the access point and utilizing the predefined service;
updating, by the processor, the total number of users to include the second set of users:
generating, by the processor, a command based on comparison of the total number of users and a predefined threshold, wherein the command comprises one of an activation command, a modification command, and a deactivation command;
transmitting, by the processor, the command to the one or more beacon devices, from the list of beacon devices, for one of a) activating the beacon devices, b) modifying a time interval between two consecutive beacons transmitted by the one or more beacon devices, or c) deactivating the beacon devices
analysing, by the processor, the time interval between two consecutive beacons and the predefined threshold; and
transmitting, by the processor, one of the modification command and the deactivation command based on the analysis, wherein the modification command is transmitted if the time interval is within the predefined threshold, and the deactivation command is transmitted if the time interval is outside the predefined threshold.