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1. (WO2018140240) GATEWAY AS AN INTERNET OF THINGS MESH ENHANCER APPARATUS AND METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/140240    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/013267
Publication Date: Fri Aug 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Jan 12 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: H04W 4/80
H04W 92/02
Applicants: ARRIS ENTERPRISES LLC
Inventors: PANJE, Krishna Prasad
Title: GATEWAY AS AN INTERNET OF THINGS MESH ENHANCER APPARATUS AND METHOD
Abstract:
The disclosed system, method and computer-readable medium provide for a first wireless network, a second wireless network, a premises device and a mobile device. The first and second wireless networks are configured to operate according to respective first and second wireless networking standards, where the first and second wireless networking standards are incompatible. The mobile device is configured to communicate according to the first wireless network standard. The premises gateway device includes a transmitter for the second wireless networking standard. The premises gateway is configured to communicate according to the second wireless network standard; receive commands from the portable device, the commands formatted according to the first wireless networking standard; and output corresponding commands according to the second wireless networking standard device in a format compatible with the second wireless networking standard to allow the portable device to control an Internet of Things (IoT) device operating on the second wireless network standard.