US Patent No. 10,517,161

CONNECTED DEVICE SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,517,161
Issue Date December 24, 2019
Title Connected Device System
Inventorship Paulus Thomas Arnoldus Thijssen, Goirle (NL)
Assignee SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Eindhoven (NL)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,517,161

1. A connected device system, comprising:a master network device and a device to be integrated into the connected device system, wherein the connected device system is adapted to connect the master network device and the device via a wireless network,
wherein the device is adapted, when being added to the wireless network, to announce itself in the wireless network and to provide an upgrade server in the wireless network, wherein the upgrade server makes available for retrieval a digital asset indicative of a characteristic of the device, and
wherein the master network device is adapted to detect the device in the wireless network based on the announcement, to search for the upgrade server of the device in the wireless network in response to the detection of the device, and to retrieve the digital asset from the upgrade server of the device,
wherein the master network device is adapted to provide an master upgrade server in the wireless network and to stop providing the master upgrade server in the wireless network in response to the detection of the device.