US Patent No. 10,992,395

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING OPERATION BASED ON DISTANCE BETWEEN TRANSMISSION DEVICE AND RECEPTION DEVICE


Patent No. 10,992,395
Issue Date April 27, 2021
Title Method And Apparatus For Controlling Operation Based On Distance Between Transmission Device And Reception Device
Inventorship Changgun Ko, Gyeonggi-do (KR)
Hun Lim, Gyeonggi-do (KR)
Assignee Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

Claim of US Patent No. 10,992,395

1. A method of providing information by a server, the method comprising:receiving mode information on a beacon service from a first electronic device;
generating control information based on the mode information; and
transmitting the control information to a second electronic device,
wherein the mode information is identified from a beacon signal transmitted by the second electronic device, and the beacon signal includes at least one piece of mode information corresponding to distance information,
wherein the mode information is determined based on the distance information corresponding to distance between the second electronic device and the first electronic device among the at least one piece of mode information included in the beacon signal, and
wherein each of the at least one piece of mode information comprises distance level information and operation mode information for a different distance between the second electronic device and the first electronic device within a maximum beacon transmission distance.