Patent Number: 8,817,676

Title: Method and system for station-to-station directional wireless communication

Abstract: Method and system for directional wireless communication, is provided. One implementation involves directionally transmitting a request for access to a shared wireless communication medium, for directional communication between two wireless stations, and receiving a broadcast response indicating a time period during which the wireless stations may perform directional communication therebetween via the wireless communication medium by setting their antenna directions to each other.

Inventors: Shao; Huai-Rong (Santa Clara, CA), Ngo; Chiu (San Francisco, CA)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H04W 72/04 (20090101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018