Patent Number: 6,298,239

Title: Information transmission control apparatus for transmitting same information to a plurality of destinations, and information reception apparatus for receiving information from information transmission control apparatus

Abstract: An information transmission control apparatus for relaying information that allows a receiver's reply, from an information provider apparatus to a plurality of information reception apparatuses. The information transmission control apparatus sets different delay time for transmitting the information to each destination, based on random numbers or instructions from the information provider apparatus. Each time delay time for any of the destinations has elapsed, the information transmission control apparatus transmits the information to one or more information reception apparatuses that are the destination.

Inventors: Yonemoto; Yoshifumi (Osaka, JP), Ohto; Hidetaka (Takarazuka, JP)

Assignee: Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H04H 9/00 (20060101); H04L 12/18 (20060101); H04L 12/28 (20060101); H04Q 007/20 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018