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1. (WO2018139994) AUTHENTICATION BASED ACCESS TO WIRELESS DEVICES

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/139994    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/014795
Publication Date: Fri Aug 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Jan 26 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: H04W 12/08
H04L 29/06
Applicants: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
Inventors: CHEN, Chung-Chun
HSIEH, Yi-Kang
CHANG, Han-Kuang
LAGNADO, Isaac
Title: AUTHENTICATION BASED ACCESS TO WIRELESS DEVICES
Abstract:
In one example, a computing device is disclosed, which includes a storage unit, a communication interface, and an authentication unit. The storage unit may store communication information corresponding to a wireless device. The communication information may include information used to establish communication between the wireless device and a user device. Further, the communication interface may receive a request to establish communication with the wireless device from the user device via a short-range wireless communication. Furthermore, the authentication unit may authenticate an access credential associated with the user device to access the wireless device and enable the storage unit to transmit the communication information associated with the wireless device to the user device upon successful authentication. The communication information is set up on the user device to establish communication with the wireless device.