US Patent No. 10,251,207

WIRELESS MOBILE COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD AND PROGRAM


Patent No. 10,251,207
Issue Date April 02, 2019
Title Wireless Mobile Communication Apparatus, Wireless Communication Method And Program
Inventorship Adiyan Mujibiya, Tokyo (JP)
Jonathan Chung, Tokyo (JP)
Assignee RAKUTEN, INC., Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,251,207

1. A portable wireless communication device, comprising:at least one processor; and
at least one memory device that stores a plurality of instructions, which when executed by the at least one processor, causes the at least one processor to operate to:
acquire first attitude information indicating a roll angle or a pitch angle of the portable wireless communication device;
receive, via wireless communication, second attitude information indicating a roll angle or a pitch angle of a partner communication device from the partner communication device; and
determine whether or not to establish a communication connection to the partner communication device based on a combination of (i) a difference between a bearing of the portable wireless communication device and a bearing of the partner communication device, and (ii) a sum of the pitch angle of the portable wireless communication device and the pitch angle of the partner communication device, or a sum of the roll angle of the portable wireless communication device and the roll angle of the partner communication device;
wherein, in the determination, the at least one processor calculates an evaluation value indicating a degree to which a communication connection is to be established to the partner communication device, and determines whether or not to establish a communication connection to the partner communication device based on a temporal change of the evaluation value, the evaluation value being calculated based on a combination of (i) the bearing of each of the portable wireless communication device and the partner communication device, (ii) the first attitude information, and (iii) the second attitude information.