US 11,657,907 B2
Method for setting authority for use of brain stimulation device and device implementing same
Seong-Hoon Kim, Seongnam-si (KR); and Ki-Won Lee, Seongnam-si (KR)
Assigned to Y-BRAIN INC, Seongnam-si (KR)
Appl. No. 16/643,699
Filed by Y-BRAIN INC, Seongnam-si (KR)
PCT Filed Aug. 8, 2018, PCT No. PCT/KR2018/009051
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Mar. 2, 2020,
PCT Pub. No. WO2019/045308, PCT Pub. Date Mar. 7, 2019.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2017-0110197 (KR), filed on Aug. 30, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2020/0202998 A1, Jun. 25, 2020
Int. Cl. G16H 20/70 (2018.01); G16H 20/30 (2018.01); A61N 1/20 (2006.01); G06Q 20/32 (2012.01); H04L 9/32 (2006.01); H04L 9/40 (2022.01)
CPC G16H 20/70 (2018.01) [A61N 1/20 (2013.01); G06Q 20/325 (2013.01); G16H 20/30 (2018.01); H04L 9/3213 (2013.01); H04L 63/08 (2013.01)] 7 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method for configuring a usage authorization of a brain stimulating device, the method comprising:
transmitting, by a communicator of a personal communication device, identification information of a user to a server;
receiving, by the communicator, usage information of the brain stimulating device from the server;
generating, by a controller of the personal communication device, payment information required to receive a time token based on the received usage information, and controlling, by the controller, the communicator to send the payment information to the server;
receiving, by the communicator, the time token having a usage authorization of the brain stimulating device configured therein, from the server, and, storing, by the communicator, the time token in a storage of the personal communication device;
identifying, by the communicator, the brain stimulating device adjacent thereto, and transmitting the stored time token to the brain stimulating device or the server;
after a time duration corresponding to a use time duration of the brain stimulating device stored in the time token has lapsed, receiving, by the communicator, a message from the brain stimulating device or the server, wherein the message instructs deleting the time token or changing a value of a specific field of the time token to deactivate the time token; and
deactivating or deleting, by the controller, the time token based on the received message
wherein the usage information has information on the deletion or deactivation of the time token.