Sprint Communications Assigned Patent
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 16 -- Sprint Communications, Overland Park, Kan., has been assigned a patent (8,356,338) developed by Jeffrey R. Contino, Shawnee, Kan., Warren B. Cope, Olathe, Kan., and Douglas Alan Olding, Overland Park, Kan., for a "wireless drive file peering."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A configuration message is received from a first computer system. In response to the configuration message, a first wireless device is enumerated on the first computer system as locally attached mass storage. A registration message is sent to a wireless network. File information about a shared file is received from a second wireless device. The second wireless device is enumerated on a second computer system as locally attached mass storage. A shared block of data is received from the second wireless device. The shared block of data is sent to the first computer system as data that is stored on a locally attached mass storage device."
The patent application was filed on Aug. 13, 2008 (12/190,701). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,356,338&OS=8,356,338&RS=8,356,338
Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Hemanta Panigrahi.
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