US Patent No. 10,772,142

WIRELESS CONNECTION TO PERIPHERAL DEVICE BASED ON ADVERTISEMENT CADENCE


Patent No. 10,772,142
Issue Date September 08, 2020
Title Wireless Connection To Peripheral Device Based On Advertisement Cadence
Inventorship Christopher D. Koch, Minneapolis, MN (US)
Corey G. Thompson, Apple Valley, MN (US)
Yibiao Lu, Eden Prairie, MN (US)
Gautham Ravindran, Shoreview, MN (US)
Assignee Medtronic, Inc., Minneapolis, MN (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,772,142

1. A method comprising:receiving, by an application executing on an operating system executing on processing circuitry of an external computing device, an object handle for establishing a wireless connection to a peripheral device of a plurality of peripheral devices, wherein the operating system creates the object handle to identify the peripheral device from other peripheral devices of the plurality of peripheral devices;
determining, by the application and based on the object handle, an advertisement cadence for the peripheral device, wherein the advertisement cadence comprises periods of time wherein the peripheral device is discoverable interleaved with periods of time wherein the peripheral device is non-discoverable; and
at a time determined based on the advertisement cadence, issuing, by the application and using the object handle, a request to the operating system to establish the wireless connection to the peripheral device, such that the operating system establishes the wireless connection to the peripheral device during one of the periods of time wherein the peripheral device is discoverable.