US 9,813,466 B2
Direct connection with side channel control
Amer A. Hassan, Kirkland, WA (US); Billy R. Anders, Jr., Bothell, WA (US); Kurt M. Hunter, Sammamish, WA (US); and Brian Larsen, Bothell, WA (US)
Assigned to Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC, Redmond, WA (US)
Filed by Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC, Redmond, WA (US)
Filed on Jan. 12, 2016, as Appl. No. 14/993,786.
Application 14/993,786 is a continuation of application No. 14/333,386, filed on Jul. 16, 2014.
Application 14/333,386 is a continuation of application No. 12/967,638, filed on Dec. 14, 2010, granted, now 8,792,429, issued on Jul. 29, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2016/0127423 A1, May 5, 2016
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. H04L 29/06 (2006.01); H04L 12/28 (2006.01); H04N 21/63 (2011.01); H04W 76/02 (2009.01); G08C 17/02 (2006.01); G06F 3/0484 (2013.01); H04L 29/08 (2006.01); H04N 5/445 (2011.01); H04W 4/00 (2009.01); H04W 84/10 (2009.01); H04W 88/06 (2009.01); H04W 84/12 (2009.01)
CPC H04L 65/4069 (2013.01) [G06F 3/0484 (2013.01); G08C 17/02 (2013.01); H04L 12/2818 (2013.01); H04L 12/2838 (2013.01); H04L 65/1069 (2013.01); H04L 65/1093 (2013.01); H04L 65/4092 (2013.01); H04L 67/16 (2013.01); H04N 5/44543 (2013.01); H04N 21/632 (2013.01); H04W 4/008 (2013.01); H04W 76/023 (2013.01); H04W 76/025 (2013.01); H04L 2012/2841 (2013.01); H04L 2012/2849 (2013.01); H04W 84/10 (2013.01); H04W 84/12 (2013.01); H04W 88/06 (2013.01); Y02B 60/50 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method of controlling presentation of audio-video content on a presentation device by a wireless computing device, the method comprising:
discovering, via at least one of a device discovery process or a service discovery process executing on the wireless computing device, one or more presentation devices capable of presenting the audio-video content;
displaying at least one representation of the one or more presentation devices in a graphical user interface;
receiving an indication of a user selection of a presentation device from amongst the one or more presentation devices;
establishing a first communications channel with the indicated presentation device;
establishing a second communications channel with the indicated presentation device, the second communications channel employing a different protocol from that of the first communications channel, and at least one different transmission parameter from that of the first communications channel;
streaming the audio-video content from the wireless computing device to the indicated presentation device over the first communications channel for presentation on the indicated presentation device;
receiving a user request for modification of the presentation of the streamed audio-video content on the indicated presentation device, the user request representing a request to change at least one characteristic of the presentation of the streamed audio-video content on the indicated presentation device; and
transmitting a command representing the request to the indicated presentation device over the second communications channel.