US Patent No. 10,993,108

WIRELESS ROUTING


Patent No. 10,993,108
Issue Date April 27, 2021
Title Wireless Routing
Inventorship Julian Charles Nolan, Lausanne (CH)
Christopher Ian Cox, Cambridge (GB)
Debmalya Biswas, Lausanne (CH)
Matthew John Lawrenson, Lausanne (CH)
Assignee Nokia Technologies Oy, Espoo (FI)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,993,108

1. An apparatus comprising:a receiver configured to receive, from a mobile device, an indication of location privacy preference indicating whether or not the mobile device prefers to keep its location confidential and, from a second mobile device, an indication relating to an accuracy at which the second mobile device can determine a location of the mobile device, and
at least one processing core configured to determine routing information based at least in part on the indication of location privacy preference and the indication relating to the accuracy, wherein direct links to further mobile devices capable of establishing the location of the mobile device are avoided responsive to the indication of privacy preference expressing a preference for location privacy.