US Patent No. 10,485,049

WIRELESS DEVICE CONNECTION HANDOVER


Patent No. 10,485,049
Issue Date November 19, 2019
Title Wireless Device Connection Handover
Inventorship Ganesha Batta, Cupertino, CA (US)
Muhaiyadeen Ansarullah Habibullah, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Milos Jorgovanovic, Mountain View, CA (US)
Hans Edward Birch-Jensen, San Jose, CA (US)
Assignee Amazon Technologies, Inc., Seattle, WA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,485,049

1. A computer-implemented method comprising:during a first time period:communicating, between a first earbud and a second earbud using a first wireless connection,
communicating between the first earbud and a device using a first Bluetooth connection, the first Bluetooth connection using first channel information and a first Bluetooth address associated with the first earbud, and
communicating between the device and the second earbud through the first earbud using the first wireless connection and the first Bluetooth connection; andduring a second time period after the first time period:detecting, by the first earbud, an event that prompts handing over of communications with the device from the first earbud to the second earbud,
sending, from the first earbud to the second earbud and based at least in part on detecting the event, a first indication of handover of communications with the device from the first earbud to the second earbud,
determining, by the second earbud, the first Bluetooth address and the first channel information,
sending, from the first earbud to the device, a second indication to disconnect the first Bluetooth connection,
establishing, by the second earbud and using the first Bluetooth address and the first channel information, a second Bluetooth connection with the device, and
communicating between the second earbud and the device using the second Bluetooth connection.