US Patent No. 10,172,178

WIRELESS LAN STATION HAVING PLATFORM CAPABLE OF CHANGING WIRELESS LAN CONNECTION TECHNIQUE


Patent No. 10,172,178
Issue Date January 01, 2019
Title Wireless Lan Station Having Platform Capable Of Changing Wireless Lan Connection Technique
Inventorship Giwon Park, Seoul (KR)
Byungjoo Lee, Seoul (KR)
Dongcheol Kim, Seoul (KR)
Hyunhee Park, Seoul (KR)
Assignee LG Electronics Inc., Seoul (KR)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,172,178

1. A method for receiving a Wi-Fi service in a wireless LAN station supporting an application service platform (ASP), comprising:receiving, by the ASP, a first seek service message and acquiring information on a wireless LAN station providing the Wi-Fi service through a Wi-Fi direct connectivity by using the first seek service message;
receiving, by the ASP, a second seek service message and acquiring information on a wireless LAN station providing the Wi-Fi service through a Wi-Fi Infrastructure connectivity by using the second seek service message;
selecting any one of the Wi-Fi direct connectivity and the Wi-Fi Infrastructure connectivity, based on the information acquired by using the first seek service message and the second seek service message, and receiving the Wi-Fi service by using the selected connectivity; and
determining whether or not to receive the Wi-Fi service through a connectivity that is different from the connectivity selected between the Wi-Fi Direct connectivity and the Wi-Fi Infrastructure connectivity.