US Patent No. 10,485,036

APPARATUS FOR ROLE IDENTIFICATION AND POWER SUPPLY CONTROL IN A WIRELESS TUNNELING SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,485,036
Issue Date November 19, 2019
Title Apparatus For Role Identification And Power Supply Control In A Wireless Tunneling System
Inventorship Brian Henry John, San Jose, CA (US)
Nishit Kumar, San Jose, CA (US)
Ron Zeng, Saratoga, CA (US)
Assignee Ubistar Technology, Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,485,036

1. A local wireless tunneling apparatus that operates in conjunction with a remote wireless tunneling apparatus to wirelessly tunnel communications between a remote processing apparatus and a local processing apparatus, the local wireless tunneling apparatus comprising:a state machine configured to:
receive, via a local wired connection, a local identification signal indicating an initial local configuration of the local wireless tunneling apparatus;
identify, based on a wireless receive signal originating from the remote wireless tunneling apparatus, a remote identification signal indicative of an initial remote configuration of the remote wireless tunneling apparatus; and
determine a resolved local configuration of the local wireless tunneling apparatus based on the initial local configuration of the local wireless tunneling apparatus and the initial remote configuration of the remote wireless tunneling apparatus; and
a power supply to output power to the local processing apparatus or receive power from the local processing apparatus depending on the resolved local configuration.