US Patent No. 9,125,040

NOTIFICATION SYSTEM AND NOTIFICATION DISTRIBUTION METHOD TO DISTRIBUTE NOTIFICATION COMMUNICATIONS


Patent No. 9,125,040
Issue Date September 01, 2015
Title Notification System And Notification Distribution Method To Distribute Notification Communications
Inventorship Srinivasarao V. N. S. Penugonda, Overland Park, KS (US)
Feng Xie, Leawood, KS (US)
Manikandan Ramanujam, Olathe, KS (US)
Assignee Sprint Communications Company L.P., Overland Park, KS (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,125,040

1. A notification system configured to distribute notification communications, comprising:
a plurality of wireless communication devices (WCDs) configured to transfer a corresponding plurality of subscriber profiles
and plurality of WCD locations to a notification distribution system; and

the notification distribution system configured to receive the plurality of subscriber profiles and the plurality of WCD locations
for the plurality of WCDs, receive a notification communication, with the notification communication including at least a
notification type, a notification location, and a notification data, filter the one or more subscribers based on at least
the notification type and the notification location associated with the notification communication and a notification level,
filter the plurality of WCDs by comparing the notification communication to the plurality of subscriber profiles and the plurality
of WCD locations and select one or more WCDs to receive the notification communication, and multi-cast the notification communication
to the one or more selected WCDs.