US 9,814,017 B2
Method and apparatus for providing notification
Jong-hyun Ryu, Daejeon (KR); and Han-joo Chae, Seoul (KR)
Assigned to SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Suwon-si (KR)
Filed by SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Suwon-si (KR)
Filed on Jan. 6, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/590,699.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2014-0062622 (KR), filed on May 23, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2015/0341901 A1, Nov. 26, 2015
Int. Cl. H04W 68/00 (2009.01); H04W 68/02 (2009.01); H04W 88/02 (2009.01); H04W 92/18 (2009.01); H04W 4/20 (2009.01); H04M 1/725 (2006.01)
CPC H04W 68/02 (2013.01) [H04M 1/7253 (2013.01); H04M 1/72569 (2013.01); H04W 4/20 (2013.01); H04W 88/02 (2013.01); H04W 92/18 (2013.01); H04M 2250/12 (2013.01)] 17 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An electronic device comprising:
a transceiver configured to receive, from a wearable device, status information indicating whether the wearable device is currently being worn; and
a processor configured to:
receive a signal indicating occurrence of an event at the electronic device;
determine whether to send a notification corresponding to the event to the wearable device based on the status information received by the transceiver indicating that the wearable device is currently being worn, in response to the occurrence of the event at the electronic device; and
in response to determining to send the notification to the wearable device based on the status information indicating that the wearable device is currently being worn, control the transceiver to send the notification to the wearable device.