Patent Number: 6,480,480

Title: Wireless local area network comprising a controller and at least one candidate-controller terminal

Abstract: The invention relates to a local area network for wireless transmission of control and user information between a plurality of terminals and a terminal working as a controller, i.e. a candidate-controller terminal, which candidate-controller terminal is provided for controlling the communication in the local area network. At least a further not candidate-controller terminal can be used as a controller. Besides the controller, at least the candidate-controller terminal receives all the control information necessary for controlling the communication in the local area network.

Inventors: Du; Yonggang (Aachen, DE)

Assignee: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.

International Classification: H04L 12/28 (20060101); H04Q 007/24 ()

Expiration Date: 11/12/2019