US Patent No. 10,560,895

METHOD FOR OPERATING A MOBILE DEVICE AND A DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, MOBILE DEVICE, DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,560,895
Issue Date February 11, 2020
Title Method For Operating A Mobile Device And A Data Management System, Mobile Device, Data Management System
Inventorship Heiko Freienstein, Weil der Stadt (DE)
Benjamin Visel, Bad Liebenzell-Moettlingen (DE)
Joerg Moennich, Stuttgart (DE)
Anna Heszler, Schwieberdingen (DE)
Anja Koenig, Stuttgart (DE)
Jan Ondratschek, Remshalden (DE)
Christoph Steurer, Urbach (DE)
Assignee Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart (DE)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,560,895

1. A method of operating a mobile device comprising:alternatingly (i) activating a communication module of the mobile device and (ii) deactivating the communication module, the communication module having a wireless transmitter and a wireless receiver;
operating the communication module to monitor a surroundings for other mobile devices, while the communication module is activated, in response receiving a request to monitor a surroundings for other mobile devices and in response to a user-defined amount of change in position data of the mobile device;
operating the communication module to transmit data while the communication module is activated, wherein the communication module is activated if at least a predetermined volume of data is to be transmitted; and
supplying electric power from an energy store of the mobile device to the communication module of the mobile device only while the communication module is activated.