US 11,758,008 B2
Communication apparatus, control method and program
Hitoshi Aoki, Kawasaki (JP)
Assigned to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Jun. 28, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/361,029.
Application 17/361,029 is a continuation of application No. 15/755,965, granted, now 11,082,503, previously published as PCT/JP2016/003314, filed on Jul. 13, 2016.
Claims priority of application No. 2015-171256 (JP), filed on Aug. 31, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2021/0329080 A1, Oct. 21, 2021
Int. Cl. H04L 67/51 (2022.01); H04W 8/00 (2009.01); H04W 52/02 (2009.01); H04W 4/80 (2018.01); H04W 48/16 (2009.01); H04W 56/00 (2009.01); H04W 84/18 (2009.01); H04W 84/20 (2009.01)
CPC H04L 67/51 (2022.05) [H04W 4/80 (2018.02); H04W 8/005 (2013.01); H04W 48/16 (2013.01); H04W 52/0209 (2013.01); H04W 56/001 (2013.01); H04W 84/18 (2013.01); H04W 84/20 (2013.01); Y02D 30/70 (2020.08)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A communication apparatus comprising:
at least one processor and at least a memory in communication with the at least one processor and having instructions stored thereon, wherein the instructions, when executed by the at least one processor, cause the at least one processor to act as:
a first communication unit configured to perform first communication regarding a service with another communication apparatus in a Discovery Window (DW) period that complies with Neighbor Awareness Networking (NAN) standard, wherein at least one of Publish and Subscribe complying with the NAN standard is communicated in the first communication; and
a transmission unit configured to transmit a first frame that complies with the NAN standard and includes first information on a period that is not within the DW period, wherein the first frame is different from the Publish and the Subscribe,
wherein the first communication unit performs a second communication with the another communication apparatus in the period that is not within the DW period and is based on the first information.