US 9,813,853 B2
Message transmission method
Shih-Cheng Yang, Taoyuan (TW); Jia-Ming You, Taoyuan (TW); and Cheng-Yang Chen, Taoyuan (TW)
Assigned to CHUNGHWA TELECOM CO., LTD., Taoyuan (TW)
Filed by CHUNGHWA TELECOM CO., LTD., Taoyuan (TW)
Filed on Feb. 16, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/623,484.
Claims priority of application No. 103137979 A (TW), filed on Nov. 3, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2016/0128107 A1, May 5, 2016
Int. Cl. H04W 4/02 (2009.01); H04W 40/20 (2009.01); H04W 40/24 (2009.01); H04W 76/02 (2009.01); H04W 4/00 (2009.01); H04W 84/12 (2009.01)
CPC H04W 4/02 (2013.01) [H04W 4/008 (2013.01); H04W 40/20 (2013.01); H04W 40/244 (2013.01); H04W 40/246 (2013.01); H04W 76/021 (2013.01); H04W 84/12 (2013.01); Y02B 60/50 (2013.01)] 12 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A message transmission method for a system comprising of wireless transmitters, portable devices, and an internet cloud, the method comprising steps of:
receiving, by a first portable device, an identifier of a first wireless transmitter;
transmitting, by the first portable device, an associative message and the identifier of the first wireless transmitter to the internet cloud via internet communication;
retrieving, by the internet cloud, an identifier of at least one targeted wireless transmitter according to the identifier of the first wireless transmitter based on a plurality of identifiers for a corresponding plurality of wireless transmitters including the targeted wireless transmitter, the plurality of wireless transmitters being either included in a wireless transmitter associative list searched using the identifier of the first wireless transmitter or located within a predefined radial distance of the first wireless transmitter;
linking, by the internet cloud, the associative message with the identifier of a second wireless transmitter in response to a second portable device detecting the second wireless transmitter and transmitting the identifier of the second wireless transmitter to the internet cloud, the second wireless transmitter being at a geographic location different from the first wireless transmitter;
verifying the identifier of the targeted wireless transmitter with an identifier transmitted by the second wireless transmitter and received by a second portable device to confirm whether the identifier of the targeted wireless transmitter and the second wireless transmitter are the same; and
if the verification is not affirmative, the second portable device is unable to retrieve the message from the internet cloud, and if the verification is affirmative, the second portable device retrieves the associative message for later application.