Identification of make and model of communication devices over Bluetooth protocol

  • US 8,131,217 B2
  • Filed: 03/31/2009
  • Issued: 03/06/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/31/2009
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A method for identifying make and model of a communication device using Bluetooth, wherein a plurality of communication devices are connected to a Bluetooth network, said Bluetooth network comprising of a plurality of Bluetooth terminals and a server, said method comprising:

  • said plurality of Bluetooth terminals collecting information from said plurality of communication devices;

    said server building one or more tables, wherein said tables map a range of MAC IDs based on a signature of a plurality of features and information collected of said plurality of communication devices to at least a make and model of said plurality of communication devices;

    said server identifying make and model of a communication device using MAC ID of said communication device and said table; and

    said server delivering content to said communication device using Bluetooth, wherein said content is customized according to at least a make and model of said communication device.

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