US Patent No. 10,462,832

MOBILE PEER-TO-PEER CONTENT SHARING METHOD AND SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,462,832
Issue Date October 29, 2019
Title Mobile Peer-to-peer Content Sharing Method And System
Inventorship Mung Chiang, Cherry Hill, NJ (US)
Assignee Empire Technology Development LLC, Wilmington, DE (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,462,832

1. A method for a direct device-to-device communication in a wireless communication network, the method comprising:receiving, by a stationary device, a first set of information associated with a first mobile device, wherein the first set of information includes identification information of the first mobile device to enable discovery of the first mobile device by a second mobile device;
after receiving the first set of information, transmitting, by the stationary device, a query for state information associated with the first mobile device;
receiving, by the stationary device, a response to the query, wherein the response to the query includes the state information associated with the first mobile device;
receiving, by the stationary device, a request that is transmitted by the second mobile device;
in response to the request, transmitting, by the stationary device to the second mobile device, a second set of information,
wherein the second set of information is based on the state information associated with the first mobile device,
wherein the second set of information includes location information of the first mobile device, and
wherein the location information is usable by the second mobile device to determine whether to establish a direct device-to-device communication between the first mobile device and the second mobile device based on a proximity of the first mobile device to the second mobile device.