Method and apparatus for changing device during active connection
Estimated expiration: 2027-Apr-03
Potentially relevant companies (2): T-Mobile USA, Inc., Verizon
Products & technologies (3): Telecom:VoIP, Telephony, Wireless:Smartphone
A method and apparatus are shown for changing a first device into a second device during a session. In the method according to the embodiments, information on the session is transmitted from the first device to the second device (102, 203, 206). Based on the received information, the second device is connected to the session (103, 208) and the first device is disconnected from the session (104, 204) such that the session is maintained.
1. A method comprising:
changing a communication session from a first user terminal device to a second user terminal device in response to a monitored distance between the first user terminal device and the second user terminal device,
wherein the changing of the communication session from the first user terminal device to the second user terminal device is initiated in response to the monitored distance decreasing to a predetermined value,
wherein session information is transmitted from the first user terminal device to the second user terminal device,
wherein the second user terminal device is connected to the communication session based on the session information, and
wherein the first user terminal device is disconnected from the session such that the session is maintained with the second user terminal device.
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