US 10,891,196 B2
Apparatus and method for contents back-up in home network system
Hyun-Suk Min, Suwon-si (KR); Ji-Hyeon Kweon, Yongin-si (KR); Kwan-Woo Song, Yongin-si (KR); Kyung-Jae Kim, Suwon-si (KR); Jin-Choul Lee, Suwon-si (KR); and Kyu-Hyung Cho, Suwon-si (KR)
Assigned to Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Suwon-si (KR)
Filed by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Suwon-si (KR)
Filed on Dec. 16, 2013, as Appl. No. 14/107,501.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2012-0145962 (KR), filed on Dec. 14, 2012; and application No. 10-2013-0129405 (KR), filed on Oct. 29, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2014/0181012 A1, Jun. 26, 2014
Int. Cl. G06F 11/14 (2006.01); H04W 4/80 (2018.01); G06F 16/27 (2019.01); H04W 4/029 (2018.01); H04L 29/08 (2006.01); H04L 12/28 (2006.01); H04W 12/02 (2009.01)
CPC G06F 11/1464 (2013.01) [G06F 16/27 (2019.01); H04L 12/2812 (2013.01); H04L 67/1095 (2013.01); H04W 4/029 (2018.02); H04W 4/80 (2018.02); H04W 12/02 (2013.01); H04L 2012/2841 (2013.01); H04L 2012/2849 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A content backup method by a home gateway in a home network system, the method comprising:
receiving, by the home gateway, from a mobile terminal, a control command requesting backup of content generated in the mobile terminal;
backing up, by the home gateway, first content among the content generated in the mobile terminal to a storage of the home gateway in response to the control command;
transmitting, by the home gateway, to the mobile terminal, a backup complete message indicating completion of the backing up of the first content to the storage of the home gateway;
upon receiving a reproduction request message for reproducing the first content backed up to the storage of the home gateway from the mobile terminal,
searching, by the home gateway, a plurality of home devices which are set as synchronized devices, and
detecting a home device which is set as synchronized with the mobile terminal from the plurality of home devices which are set as the synchronized devices; and
in response to detecting the home device set as synchronized with the mobile terminal, transmitting, by the home gateway, the first content backed up to the storage of the home gateway to the home device belonging to the home network system for reproduction of the first content by the home device,
wherein second content among the content generated in the mobile terminal is excluded from backup, by the mobile terminal, based on information related to the second content being generated at a specific time or a specific place as a backup exception which is set through a user interface of the mobile terminal.