Bluetooth Tunneling Method for Wireless Docking System Based on Wi-Fi Direct

Wi-Fi Direct 기반 무선 Docking 시스템을 위한 Bluetooth Tunneling 연구

  • Lee, Jaeho (Seowon University, Department of Information and Communications Engineering)
  • Received : 2016.08.05
  • Accepted : 2016.11.09
  • Published : 2017.03.31


Wireless Docking system can provide enhanced convenience to user experience of handheld device such as smart phone by using previously deployed peripheral devises such as monitor and keyboard. In this environment, user can easily use the handheld device with variable peripheral devices at any docking system place. This system would be composed of peripherals except host computing device contrarily to previous desktop and laptop environment. For this system, Wi-Fi Alliance has been developing standard technology based on Wi-Fi Direct(Wi-Fi Peer-to-Peer Technical Specifications v1.2, 2010) technology. However, this system can make a problem which may lead to complex connectivity on handheld device due to non-compatible communication interface. To address given problem, we designed a new method of Bluetooth tunneling technology via previous Wi-Fi Direct communication, and evaluated it with experiment results.


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