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The key of the invention is to introduce an interoperability device in a communication system which integrates an IEEE 802.11 transceiver and a Bluetooth transceiver. The device prevents that one transceiver is transmitting while the other is receiving, which would cause interference at the receiving transceiver. In addition, the device preferably prevents that both systems are transmitting at the same time to avoid interference at the receiving device(s). Optionally the device prohibits simultaneous reception of both transceivers. In that way the radio receiver can be shared between the devices, allowing a cheaper and smaller hardware design.

Title
Interoperability for bluetooth/IEEE 802.11
Application Number
9/761074
Publication Number
7046649 (B2)
Application Date
January 16, 2001
Publication Date
May 16, 2006
Inventor
Ran Hong Yan
Farington
GB
Geert Arnout Awater
Utrecht
NL
Assignee
Agere Systems
PA, US
IPC
H04Q 7/24
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