US Patent No. 10,143,020

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ESTABLISHING A COMMUNICATION


Patent No. 10,143,020
Issue Date November 27, 2018
Title Method And Device For Establishing A Communication
Inventorship Bertrand Bouvet, Perros Guirec (FR)
Fabrice Fauchoux, Louannec (FR)
Catherine Salou, Lannion (FR)
Mathieu Pirio, Perros Guirec (FR)
Ghislain Moncomble, Plestin les Greves (FR)
Assignee ORANGE, Paris (FR)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,143,020

1. A method of establishing a communication between at least one caller terminal and a called terminal, comprising:detecting, by the caller terminal, a user interaction requesting the establishment of a communication with the called terminal;
obtaining a first piece of communication context information relating to the caller terminal, said first piece of communication context information corresponding to information on connectivity of the caller terminal and/or to at least one communications application installed on the caller terminal;
obtaining at least a second piece of communication context information relating to the called terminal, said second piece of communication context information corresponding to information on connectivity of the called terminal and/or to at least one communications application installed on the called terminal;
determining a communication service to be used for establishing said requested communication with the called terminal, the determination being carried out based on at least the first piece of communication context information and the second piece of communication context information;
sending, to the called terminal, a communication request according to the communication service determined;
wherein, when the called terminal is connected to a third communications network which is different from a second communications network over which the communication service determined is implemented, the method further comprises sending, for the attention of the called terminal, a request for connection of the called terminal to the second communications network, such that the called terminal connects to the second communications network.