US Patent No. 11,032,861

DEVICE TO DEVICE-BASED COMMUNICATION METHOD AND TERMINAL


Patent No. 11,032,861
Issue Date June 08, 2021
Title Device To Device-based Communication Method And Terminal
Inventorship Bin Feng, Dongguan (CN)
Assignee GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD., Guangdong (CN)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,032,861

1. A Device to Device (D2D)-based communication method, comprising:receiving, by a first terminal, a discovery signal of a second terminal, wherein the discovery signal comprises indication information and the indication information is configured to indicate a capability of the second terminal or indicate the capability of the second terminal and a state of the second terminal;
performing, by the first terminal, D2D communication with the second terminal according to the indication information;
wherein the second terminal accesses a base station through the first terminal, and
performing, by the first terminal, D2D communication with the second terminal according to the indication information, comprises:
determining, by the first terminal, a communication manner matched with the capability of the second terminal according to the indication information; and
during the second terminal accessing the base station through the first terminal, performing, by the first terminal, D2D communication with the second terminal in the communication manner;
wherein the indication information is configured to indicate a capability level of the second terminal, the capability level of the second terminal is one of a plurality of preset capability levels, and
determining, by the first terminal, the communication manner matched with the capability of the second terminal according to the indication information comprises:
determining, by the first terminal, the capability level of the second terminal according to the indication information;
determining, by the first terminal, the capability of the second terminal through a preset correspondence between capability levels and capabilities of a terminal according to the capability level of the second terminal; and
determining, by the first terminal, the communication manner matched with the capability of the second terminal.