Personal area network with automatic attachment and detachment

CAFC
  • US 7,756,129 B2
  • Filed: 03/23/2007
  • Issued: 07/13/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/27/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method of communicating between a first peripheral device and a hub device in a personal area network, comprising:

  • sending by the hub device, a signal to indicate availability of the hub device for peripheral attachment,in response to the signal sent by the hub device, sending by the first peripheral device, a signal to indicate availability of the first peripheral device for communication with the hub device,sending, by the hub device to the first peripheral device, a signal including a first peripheral device identifier,subsequent to sending the signal including a first peripheral device identifier from the hub device, sending by the first peripheral device to the hub device a first peripheral response,subsequent to the receiving of the first peripheral response by the hub device, sending by the hub device to the first peripheral device a hub response, andsubsequent to the receiving of the hub response by the first peripheral device, sending by the first peripheral device to the hub device a second peripheral response including the first peripheral device identifier.

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