Geocast-Based File Transfer

  • US 20140161006A1
  • Filed: 12/12/2012
  • Published: 06/12/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/12/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A device comprising:

  • a processor; and

    memory coupled to the processor, the memory comprising executable instructions that when executed by the processor cause the processor to effectuate operations comprising;

    parsing a file into a plurality of chunks;

    incorporating each of the plurality of chunks into a respective plurality of geocast messages;

    incorporating into at least one geocast message of the plurality of geocast messages an indication of a total number of chunks in the plurality of chunks;

    geocasting the plurality of geocast messages;

    waiting a predetermined amount of time;

    if a request for a chunk of the plurality of chunks is received prior to expiration of the predetermined amount of time;

    incorporating the requested chunk into a second geocast message; and

    geocasting the second geocast message.

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