WIRELESS ACCESS POINT AND METHOD FOR SAVING POWER CONSUMPTION OF THE WIRELESS ACCESS POINT

  • US 20120039225A1
  • Filed: 10/20/2010
  • Published: 02/16/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/11/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A wireless access point (WAP), comprising:

  • a radio frequency module, configured for receiving a wireless signal;

    an identifying module, configured for identifying whether or not the wireless signal matches the frame format of the PCLP sub-layer of the IEEE 802.11 standards, thereby generating an identifying result; and

    a controlling module, configured for controlling the WAP to switch to a power-saving mode (PSM) or a constantly awake mode (CAM), according to the identifying result from the identifying module.

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