System and method for connecting a WUSB device to multiple WUSB hosts

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7478188
APP PUB NO 20070283075A1
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11446437

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A system for simultaneously associating a wireless USB device with multiple wireless USB hosts includes a wireless USB device, a plurality of wireless USB hosts, and means for simultaneously interconnecting the wireless USB device with more than one of the wireless USB hosts. A method for connecting a wireless USB (WUSB) device to multiple WUSB hosts includes the steps of connecting the wireless USB device to a first WUSB host and putting the connection with the first WUSB host into a pseudo sleep mode, scanning a radio frequency spectrum for a new WUSB host that is available for connection to the device, connecting the device to the new WUSB host, and putting the connection with the new WUSB host into a pseudo sleep mode.

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HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.HOUSTON, TX13500

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Patton, David B Vancouver , US 4 116

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