US Patent No. 10,798,759

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD HAVING COMMUNICATION FUNCTION


Patent No. 10,798,759
Issue Date October 06, 2020
Title Information Processing Apparatus And Information Processing Method Having Communication Function
Inventorship Junichi Rekimoto, Tokyo (JP)
Yuji Ayatsuka, Tokyo (JP)
Nobuyuki Matsushita, Kanagawa (JP)
Eduardo Sciammarella, Tokyo (JP)
Haruo Oba, Kanagawa (JP)
Assignee SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,798,759

1. An electronic device, comprising:circuitry configured to:
provide identification information to an information processing apparatus via a first wireless communication link when the electronic device is placed on or closely positioned to the information processing apparatus, the identification information including an address of the electronic device which is necessary to establish a second communication link that is different than the first wireless communication link;
receive a connection request from the information processing apparatus to establish the second communication link based on the address of the electronic device;
establish the second communication link between the information processing apparatus and the electronic device based on the received connection request; and
communicate with the information processing apparatus via the second communication link after the identification information is provided.