A Communications System, A Station, A Controller Of A Light Source, And Methods Therein For Authenticating The Station To Access A Network

Tutkimustuotos: Patentti

Tutkijat

  • Maziar Mehrabi (Keksijä)
  • Le Wang (Keksijä)
  • Mohit Sethi

    (Keksijä)

Organisaatiot

  • Ericsson Research
  • TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)

Kuvaus

A method performed by a communications system, for authenticating a station, STA, to access a network is provided. The STA is capable of communicating with a light source. The method comprises: Sending (201) by a management server to a controller of the light source, network access information, Sending (202) by the light source to the STA, the received network access information, which network access information is sent to the STA via a Visual Light Communication, VLC, channel, which VLC channel is emitted from the light source and received by a light detector in the STA,and Authenticating(207)by the STA, the STA to the network by sending the received network access information to an Access Point, AP, operating in the network, wherein the STA communicates with the AP via a communication channel.

Yksityiskohdat

AlkuperäiskieliEnglanti
PatenttinumeroWO2016186539
IPCH04W 84/ 12 A I
Prioriteetti päiväys19/05/2015
TilaJulkaistu - 24 marraskuuta 2016
OKM-julkaisutyyppiH1 Myönnetyt patentit

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