US Patent No. 10,772,156

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME


Patent No. 10,772,156
Issue Date September 08, 2020
Title Electronic Apparatus And Method Of Controlling The Same
Inventorship Woo-chul Shim, Yongin-si (KR)
Assignee Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Suwon-si (KR)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,772,156

1. An electronic device comprising:a user input unit configured to receive an input of a user;
a communicator configured to communicate with a user terminal and a communication relay; and
at least one processor configured to perform control for:
based on the user terminal being positioned within a predetermined range from the electronic device, identifying the user terminal as a device of strongest signal strength from among a plurality of devices comprising the user terminal and the communication relay,
based on a user input via the user input unit, connecting with the user terminal identified as the device of the strongest signal strength through the communicator,
receiving information about connection with the communication relay from the user terminal, and
based on the received information about connection with the communication relay, connecting with the communication relay through the communicator,
wherein the user input comprises a button push on the electronic device.