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A network protocol method (300), access point device (600) and peripheral devices (700, 800) provide an efficient centrally coordinated peer-to-peer wireless communications network wherein the access point device: (1) broadcasts a block assignment that specifies a wireless source peripheral device and a wireless destination peripheral device; (2) receives, from the wireless destination peripheral device, sequence information; (3) determines whether the sequence information represents one of: a negative acknowledgment and a positive acknowledgment with a sequence number; (4) forwards an acknowledgment to the wireless source peripheral based on the sequence information, and repeats steps (1)-(4) until N blocks of data, N a predetermined integer, have been transferred from the wireless source peripheral to the wireless destination peripheral.

Title
Network protocol method, access point device and peripheral devices for providing for an efficient centrally coordinated peer-to-peer wireless communications network
Application Number
8/953948
Publication Number
6058106
Application Date
October 20, 1997
Publication Date
May 2, 2000
Inventor
Brian Keith Classon
Streamwood
IL, US
James Robert Kelton
Oak Park
IL, US
Bruce Dale Mueller
Palatine
IL, US
Mark Conrad Cudak
McHenry
IL, US
Agent
Darleen J Stockley
Assignee
Motorola
IL, US
IPC
H04Q 7/32
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