US 11,659,284 B2
Information communication method
Mitsuaki Oshima, Kyoto (JP); Koji Nakanishi, Osaka (JP); Hideki Aoyama, Osaka (JP); Ikuo Fuchigami, Fukuoka (JP); Hidehiko Shin, Osaka (JP); Tsutomu Mukai, Osaka (JP); Yosuke Matsushita, Osaka (JP); Shigehiro Iida, Tokyo (JP); and Kazunori Yamada, Hyogo (JP)
Assigned to PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA, Torrance, CA (US)
Filed by PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA, Torrance, CA (US)
Filed on Sep. 22, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/950,765.
Application 17/950,765 is a continuation of application No. 17/490,727, filed on Sep. 30, 2021, granted, now 11,490,025.
Application 17/490,727 is a continuation of application No. 17/096,545, filed on Nov. 12, 2020, granted, now 11,165,967, issued on Nov. 2, 2021.
Application 17/096,545 is a continuation of application No. 16/908,273, filed on Jun. 22, 2020, granted, now 10,887,528, issued on Jan. 5, 2021.
Application 16/908,273 is a continuation of application No. 16/800,806, filed on Feb. 25, 2020, granted, now 10,742,891, issued on Aug. 11, 2020.
Application 16/800,806 is a continuation of application No. 16/394,873, filed on Apr. 25, 2019, granted, now 10,616,496, issued on Apr. 7, 2020.
Application 16/394,873 is a continuation of application No. 16/217,515, filed on Dec. 12, 2018, granted, now 10,666,871, issued on May 26, 2020.
Application 16/217,515 is a continuation of application No. 16/023,474, filed on Jun. 29, 2018, granted, now 10,205,887, issued on Feb. 12, 2019.
Application 16/023,474 is a continuation of application No. 15/654,861, filed on Jul. 20, 2017, granted, now 10,051,194, issued on Aug. 14, 2018.
Application 15/654,861 is a continuation of application No. 15/393,392, filed on Dec. 29, 2016, granted, now 9,756,255, issued on Sep. 5, 2017.
Application 15/393,392 is a continuation of application No. 14/711,876, filed on May 14, 2015, granted, now 9,591,232, issued on Mar. 7, 2017.
Application 14/711,876 is a continuation of application No. 14/087,635, filed on Nov. 22, 2013, granted, now 9,094,120, issued on Jul. 28, 2015.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/904,611, filed on Nov. 15, 2013.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/896,879, filed on Oct. 29, 2013.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/895,615, filed on Oct. 25, 2013.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/872,028, filed on Aug. 30, 2013.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/859,902, filed on Jul. 30, 2013.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/810,291, filed on Apr. 10, 2013.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/805,978, filed on Mar. 28, 2013.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/746,315, filed on Dec. 27, 2012.
Claims priority of application No. 2012-286339 (JP), filed on Dec. 27, 2012; application No. 2013-070740 (JP), filed on Mar. 28, 2013; application No. 2013-082546 (JP), filed on Apr. 10, 2013; application No. 2013-110445 (JP), filed on May 24, 2013; application No. 2013-158359 (JP), filed on Jul. 30, 2013; application No. 2013-180729 (JP), filed on Aug. 30, 2013; application No. 2013-222827 (JP), filed on Oct. 25, 2013; application No. 2013-224805 (JP), filed on Oct. 29, 2013; and application No. 2013-237460 (JP), filed on Nov. 15, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2023/0082221 A1, Mar. 16, 2023
Int. Cl. H04B 10/00 (2013.01); H04N 5/235 (2006.01); H04B 10/116 (2013.01); H04B 10/516 (2013.01); H04J 14/00 (2006.01)
CPC H04N 5/2353 (2013.01) [H04B 10/116 (2013.01); H04B 10/516 (2013.01)] 9 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A visible light communication method for transmitting a signal by visible light communication, the visible light communication method comprising:
modulating the signal into a predetermined blinking pattern;
transmitting the signal by causing visible light to blink according to the predetermined blinking pattern, from a projector disposed in an indoor space surrounded by a wall toward the wall; and
projecting video from the projector toward the wall,
wherein the visible light is reflected by the wall to prevent the signal from being received in an outside of the indoor space, and
the signal is used to transmit data related to the video projected to a plurality of terminals in the indoor space.