Fast join of peer to peer group with power saving mode

  • US 9,998,522 B2
  • Filed: 12/20/2015
  • Issued: 06/12/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/16/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method of operating a first wireless device, the method comprising:

  • wirelessly transmitting a first message;

    receiving a response to the first message via a wireless communications medium, the response being received from a second wireless device and the response providing information regarding when a third wireless device is expected to be awake; and

    using the information regarding when the third wireless device is expected to be awake to establish wireless communications with the third wireless device, the using of the information to establish the wireless communications comprising;

    deferring monitoring a channel used by the third wireless device according to the information regarding when the third wireless device is expected to be awake; and

    wirelessly transmitting a join request to the third wireless device for a wireless network controlled by the third wireless device.

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