JP2001238268A - Communication system, information terminal, repeater, transmitter side device, receiver side mobile phone terminal, mobile phone terminal and mobile information terminal - Google Patents

Communication system, information terminal, repeater, transmitter side device, receiver side mobile phone terminal, mobile phone terminal and mobile information terminal

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JP2001238268A
JP2001238268A JP2000049323A JP2000049323A JP2001238268A JP 2001238268 A JP2001238268 A JP 2001238268A JP 2000049323 A JP2000049323 A JP 2000049323A JP 2000049323 A JP2000049323 A JP 2000049323A JP 2001238268 A JP2001238268 A JP 2001238268A
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Shigenori Kino
Takenao Mizuguchi
Yasuyuki Mochizuki
Haruyuki Otani
治之 大谷
泰行 望月
茂徳 木野
武尚 水口
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Mitsubishi Electric Corp
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PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a communication system using a mobile phone terminal and a mobile information terminal that uses near distance wireless and mobile phone wireless communication network so as to enhance the convenience for information transfer and to ensure the security. SOLUTION: A mobile phone wireless communication section 102 informs a mobile information terminal 106 about the propriety of transmission via a mobile phone wireless communication network 105 through a mobile phone near distance wireless communication section 104, and a mobile information terminal near distance wireless communication section 107 discriminates the propriety of transmission via the mobile phone near distance wireless communication section 104, and when either transmission is impossible, a mobile information terminal display section 112 displays that no transmission file 110 can be transmitted.

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DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

[0001]

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION 1. Field of the Invention The present invention relates to a file transmission method and a display method in which a portable telephone terminal and a portable information terminal are linked, and to a method for improving convenience.

[0002]

2. Description of the Related Art FIG. 5 shows a method of transmitting a file in Japanese Patent Application Laid-Open No. Hei 10-145506 (the reference numerals have been renumbered). The portable information terminal 501 includes an input unit such as a keyboard 503, a data storage unit 504,
A control device 508 that controls writing and reading of data to and from the data storage means 504 according to data input.
And a wireless telephone circuit 507 for converting data read from the data storage unit 504 into a wireless signal and transmitting the wireless signal to the PHS base station 511.

[0003] Here, the data storage means 504 stores a file comprising a series of input data together with a file name and file management data. The control device 508 selects one or a plurality of files to be transmitted based on the file management data, and
07.

Next, the operation will be described. JP Hei 10
In the file transmission of −145506, first, it is determined whether or not data writing has occurred in the portable information terminal 501. The writing of data occurs by input means such as a keyboard 503.

When data is written, an integrated value of the data size (file size) is calculated. When the integrated value of the data size is equal to or larger than a preset threshold value, the data is automatically read, and the wireless telephone circuit 507 causes the base station 511 and the telephone station 5 to read the data.
12, and then transmitted to the final destination computer 514.

[0006]

In the conventional method, when data is transmitted by a portable information terminal, a wireless telephone circuit can be used only for the purpose, and it is impossible to make a voice call at the same time. there were. On the other hand, when a wireless telephone circuit is used for voice communication, data transmission cannot be performed. Furthermore, when the wireless telephone circuit is built in the portable information terminal as in the above conventional example, there is a problem that the wireless telephone circuit can be used only for data transmission after all. However, it is necessary to establish communication by two wireless telephones, and it is necessary to clearly distinguish between a data transmission destination and a voice communication destination and to connect to each.

Further, the conventional portable information terminal does not have a function of transmitting data via two or more wireless communications, and attempts to transmit data (file transmission) between information terminals via two wireless communications. If you do, first send the file to the third information terminal by one wireless communication,
This required a double effort to transmit this to another target information terminal via another wireless communication. In addition, there is no function of indicating the state of a communication path established using two wireless communications and the state of data transmission.

[0008] Further, in the conventional portable information terminal, it is assumed that the other party who performs data communication always has a storage for data reception. If the other party who performs data communication has a storage of a required size. If there is no storage, or if there is no storage, for example, there is a problem that data transmission cannot be performed even if a communication path is established.

In the above-mentioned conventional portable information terminal,
Since the portable information terminal is lost due to the built-in wireless communication function, there is a problem that a malicious person can easily perform data communication (file transmission).

In the above-mentioned conventional portable information terminal,
For example, even when a plurality of communication means are provided, only a predetermined communication means can be used, and the communication means is determined based on a user's priority such as a communication fee and a communication speed. There was a problem that can not be selected. In particular, when the wireless communication function is built in, there is a problem that there is no choice.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION The present invention has been made to solve the above problems, and an object of the present invention is to improve convenience, economy and security by linking a portable telephone terminal and a portable information terminal. I do.

[0012]

A communication system according to the present invention is a communication network which is connectable to an information terminal via a first wireless medium and further utilizes a second wireless medium. And a relay terminal connectable to the communication terminal, wherein the information terminal is a transfer information storage unit that stores transfer information to be transferred, and an information terminal that transmits the transfer information via the first wireless medium. Side first wireless communication unit, the relay terminal, the relay terminal side first wireless communication unit to receive the transfer information via the first wireless medium, and the received transfer information to the second A relay terminal-side second wireless communication unit that transmits through a communication network using a wireless medium, wherein the relay terminal-side second wireless communication unit is connected via a communication network using the second wireless medium. Generate second wireless communication information on whether transmission is possible The relay terminal first wireless communication unit, the generated said second radio communication information transmitted via the first wireless medium, said information terminal first wireless communication unit,
The second wireless communication information is received via the first wireless medium, and the information terminal-side first wireless communication unit generates first wireless communication information regarding whether or not transmission via the first wireless medium is possible. The information terminal may further include a transfer information transmission availability determining unit that determines whether the transmission of the transfer information is possible based on the received second wireless communication information and the generated first wireless communication information. Features.

The information terminal-side first wireless communication section transmits the transfer information via the first wireless medium when the transfer information transmission availability determination section determines that the transfer information can be transmitted. It is characterized by the following.

The relay device is a mobile phone terminal,
The second wireless communication information is information on a connection status of a relay terminal side second wireless communication unit to a mobile phone wireless communication network that is a communication network using the second wireless medium.

[0015] The information terminal may further include an information terminal display unit for displaying based on a result of the determination as to whether or not the transfer information can be transmitted, determined by the transfer information transmission determination unit.

The relay terminal is a portable telephone terminal having a call information input unit for inputting call information. The relay terminal side second wireless communication unit multiplexes the received transfer information with the call information, The transfer information is transmitted via a mobile phone wireless communication network which is a communication network using the second wireless medium.

[0017] A communication system according to the present invention comprises: a transmitting device for transmitting transfer information via a mobile telephone wireless communication network;
A communication system comprising a receiving mobile phone terminal for receiving the transfer information via the mobile phone wireless communication network, wherein the receiving mobile phone terminal determines whether there is a storage capable of storing the transfer information. A storage presence / absence determination unit that generates storage information that identifies the presence / absence of the storage, and a storage information transmission unit that transmits the storage information via the mobile phone wireless communication network. A storage information receiving unit that receives the storage information via the mobile phone wireless communication network;
A display unit for displaying that there is no storage when it is determined that there is no storage based on the received storage information.

The transmitting device further includes a transfer information transmitting unit that transmits the transfer information via the mobile phone wireless communication network when the storage device is identified based on the received storage information. It is characterized by having.

The transmitting device further includes a mobile phone e-mail conversion unit for converting the transfer information into an e-mail format when the storage device is identified as having no storage based on the received storage information, The transfer information transmitting unit transmits the converted transfer information in the e-mail format via the mobile phone wireless communication network.

The receiving-side mobile phone terminal has a receiving-side communication unit for communicating with the receiving-side information terminal via a receiving-side communication medium. When communication with the receiving side information terminal is possible via a medium, it is determined that the storage exists.

[0021] The receiving side communication medium is a wireless medium.

A communication system according to the present invention is a communication system including a portable telephone terminal and a portable information terminal, wherein the portable telephone terminal includes a portable telephone terminal-side identification information storage unit for storing identification information, and a wireless communication terminal. A portable telephone terminal side wireless device that detects the portable information terminal that has become communicable via a medium, and transmits the identification information stored in the portable telephone terminal side identification information storage unit to the detected portable information terminal. A communication unit, wherein the portable information terminal communicates with the portable telephone terminal based on the received identification information, and a portable information terminal-side wireless communication unit that receives the identification information via the wireless medium. And a portable information terminal authentication unit for judging the suitability of the portable information terminal. The portable information terminal-side wireless communication unit further includes, when the portable information terminal authentication unit determines that communication with the portable telephone terminal is appropriate, And wherein the communicating over the wireless medium relative band telephone terminal side wireless communication unit.

When the portable information terminal authentication unit determines that communication with the portable telephone terminal is inappropriate, the portable information terminal cannot communicate with the portable telephone terminal via the wireless medium. A portable information terminal display unit for performing display is provided.

A communication system according to the present invention is a communication system comprising a portable telephone terminal and a portable information terminal, wherein the portable information terminal includes a portable information terminal-side identification information storage section for storing identification information, and a wireless communication terminal. A portable information terminal side wireless device for detecting the portable telephone terminal that has become communicable via a medium and transmitting the identification information stored in the portable information terminal side identification information storage unit to the detected portable telephone terminal; A communication unit, wherein the mobile phone terminal communicates with the mobile information terminal based on the received identification information, and a mobile phone terminal-side wireless communication unit that receives the identification information via the wireless medium. A mobile phone terminal authentication unit that determines whether the mobile information terminal is appropriate.The mobile phone terminal-side wireless communication unit further includes, when the mobile phone terminal authentication unit determines that communication with the mobile information terminal is appropriate, And wherein the communicating over the wireless medium relative band information terminal side wireless communication unit.

[0025] The mobile phone terminal side radio communication section further comprises:
If the mobile phone terminal authentication unit determines that the communication with the mobile information terminal is inappropriate, the mobile information terminal rejects the communication with the mobile information terminal side wireless communication unit. When the communication unit is rejected by the mobile phone terminal-side wireless communication unit, the mobile communication terminal has a mobile information terminal display unit that indicates to the mobile phone terminal that communication cannot be performed via the wireless medium. And

[0026] An information terminal according to the present invention is an information terminal connectable to a plurality of relay devices, wherein the priority control unit stores priorities for the plurality of relay devices, and the plurality of relay devices according to the priority. And a display unit for displaying information for identifying

[0027] An information terminal according to the present invention is an information terminal connectable to a plurality of relay devices, and stores priorities for the plurality of relay devices, and stores the plurality of relay devices based on the stored priorities. A priority control unit for selecting a relay device used for communication from among the relay devices, and a communication unit for performing communication using the selected relay device.

An information terminal according to the present invention is an information terminal connectable via a first wireless medium to a relay terminal connectable to a communication network using a second wireless medium. A transfer information storage unit that stores information, and an information terminal-side first wireless communication unit that transmits the transfer information via the first wireless medium, wherein the information terminal-side first wireless communication unit includes: Receiving, via the first wireless medium, second wireless communication information regarding whether transmission by the relay terminal via a communication network using a second wireless medium is possible, and the information terminal-side first wireless communication unit includes: Generates first wireless communication information regarding whether or not transmission via the first wireless medium is possible, the information terminal further receives the second wireless communication information, based on the generated first wireless communication information, A transfer that determines whether transfer information can be sent Characterized in that it has an information transmission determination section.

[0029] A relay device according to the present invention is connectable to an information terminal that transmits transfer information via a first wireless medium, and is further connectable to a communication network using a second wireless medium. And a relay terminal-side first wireless communication unit that receives the transfer information via the first wireless medium, and transmits the received transfer information via a communication network using the second wireless medium. And the relay terminal-side second wireless communication unit generates second wireless communication information regarding whether transmission via a communication network using the second wireless medium is possible. The relay terminal-side first wireless communication unit transmits the generated second wireless communication information via the first wireless medium.

A transmitting device according to the present invention is a transmitting device for transmitting transfer information to a receiving portable telephone terminal via a portable telephone wireless communication network, wherein the transmitting device is the portable telephone wireless communication network. A storage information receiving unit that receives storage information regarding whether or not the receiving mobile phone terminal has a storage capable of storing the transfer information, based on the received storage information, based on the received storage information, there is no storage A display unit for displaying that there is no storage when the storage is identified.

A receiving-side mobile telephone terminal according to the present invention is a receiving-side mobile telephone terminal that receives transfer information from a transmitting device via a mobile telephone wireless communication network, and has a storage capable of storing the transfer information. A storage presence / absence determining unit that determines storage presence / absence of the storage and a storage information transmitting unit that transmits the storage information to the transmitting device via the mobile phone wireless communication network. It is characterized by the following.

A portable telephone terminal according to the present invention is a portable telephone terminal that communicates with a portable information terminal via a wireless medium, and includes a portable telephone terminal-side identification information storage section for storing identification information, and a wireless medium via the wireless medium. The portable information terminal that has become communicable with the portable information terminal is detected.
A wireless communication section for transmitting the identification information stored in the identification information storage section for the mobile phone terminal.

A portable information terminal according to the present invention is a portable information terminal that communicates with a portable telephone terminal via a wireless medium, and receives the identification information from the portable telephone terminal via the wireless medium. Side wireless communication unit, and a portable information terminal authentication unit that determines the suitability of communication with the mobile phone terminal based on the received identification information, and the portable information terminal side wireless communication unit further includes: When the portable information terminal authentication unit determines that communication with the portable telephone terminal is appropriate, the portable information terminal communicates with the portable telephone terminal via the wireless medium.

A portable information terminal according to the present invention is a portable information terminal that communicates with a portable telephone terminal via a wireless medium, and includes a portable information terminal-side identification information storage unit for storing identification information, and a wireless medium via the wireless medium. The mobile phone terminal that can communicate with the mobile phone terminal is detected, and the detected mobile phone terminal is
A portable information terminal-side wireless communication unit that transmits the identification information stored in the portable information terminal-side identification information storage unit.

A portable telephone terminal according to the present invention is a portable telephone terminal that communicates with a portable information terminal via a wireless medium, and receives the identification information from the portable information terminal via the wireless medium. Side wireless communication unit, and a mobile phone terminal authentication unit that determines whether communication with the mobile information terminal is appropriate based on the received identification information, and the mobile phone terminal side wireless communication unit further includes: When the mobile phone terminal authentication unit determines that communication with the mobile information terminal is appropriate, the mobile phone terminal authentication unit communicates with the mobile information terminal via the wireless medium.

[0036]

DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS Embodiment 1 FIG. 1 is a configuration diagram of a communication system according to the first embodiment. The structure consists of two main parts.

The first component is a cellular phone radio communication unit 1
02, a mobile phone central processing unit 103 and a mobile phone terminal 101 including a mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit 104.

The mobile phone wireless communication unit 102 converts the voice input from the mobile phone terminal 101 itself or the data sent from the mobile information terminal 106 into the mobile phone wireless communication network 1.
It has a function of transmitting to the mobile phone terminal of the other party after the transmission of the call.

The mobile phone central processing unit 103 has a function of controlling the mobile phone wireless communication unit 102 to transmit data transmitted from the mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit 104 through the mobile phone wireless communication network 105.

The portable telephone short-range wireless communication unit 104 performs short-range wireless communication with a portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107 of a portable information terminal 106, which will be described later, using infrared rays or the like. It has a function to receive the data sent from 107. In this example, infrared is used as the wireless medium, but the present invention is also effective for communication using other light or communication using radio waves.

The second component is a portable information terminal short-range wireless communication section 107, a portable information terminal central processing unit 109, a portable information terminal file transmission application 108, a transmission file 110, a portable information terminal input section 111, a portable information terminal. The portable information terminal 106 has a display unit 112.

The user specifies the transmission file 110 to be sent to the other party of the mobile phone terminal 101 by using the mobile information terminal input unit 111.

The portable information terminal file transmission application 108 transfers the designated transmission file 110 to the portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107 under the control of the portable information terminal central processing unit 109.

The portable information terminal display unit 112 has a function of displaying the transmission file 110 by an icon. Further, the portable information terminal display unit 112 has a function of displaying the communication state and the file transmission state of the portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107 by icons and their colors.

The portable information terminal may be, for example, a personal computer.

Next, the operation will be described. First, the mobile phone terminal 101 and the portable information terminal 106 cannot communicate with each other through the short-range wireless communication units 104 and 107, or the two short-range wireless communication units 104 and 107 cannot communicate with each other.
It is assumed that 107 do not exist within the communication area.

In this case, the portable information terminal display unit 112
An icon indicating a wireless communication state (hereinafter, referred to as a communication icon) is displayed using a first color indicating that it is impossible to transmit a file to the other party.

Now, it is assumed that the user has already made a voice call through the portable information terminal 106 with the other party using the portable telephone terminal 101. At this time, call information is input by a call information input unit (not shown).

Next, it is assumed that the portable telephone terminal 101 and the portable information terminal 106 enter a communication range of both sides via short-range wireless communication and are in a communicable state. The communication enabled state is detected by the portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107 and the mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit 104.

The portable information terminal central processing unit 109 changes the display on the portable information terminal display unit 112 according to the notification (an example of the first wireless communication information) of the portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107. Perform control. Accordingly, the portable information terminal display unit 112 displays the communication icon using the second color indicating that the file can be transmitted to the other party.

The communication icon is displayed using the second color because the portable telephone wireless communication unit 102 is capable of transmitting information via the portable telephone wireless communication network 105 (information on the second wireless communication information). Example) is generated, and the information is transmitted to the portable information terminal central processing unit 10 via the portable telephone short-range wireless communication unit 104 and the portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107.
9 and the portable information terminal central processing unit 109 determines that both short-range wireless communication and mobile phone wireless communication can be transmitted.

In this state, the portable information terminal 106
User designates the file 110 to be transmitted to the other party from the portable information terminal input unit 111, and
Can be dragged and dropped on the communication icon.

When the drag and drop is performed, the portable information terminal file transmission application 108 is started under the control of the portable information terminal central processing unit 109, and the portable information terminal file transmission application 108 processes the designated transmission file 110 into the portable terminal central processing unit. Device 109
To the portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107 through

The portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107
Under the control of the mobile information terminal central processing unit 109, the mobile communication terminal 104 performs short-range wireless communication with the mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit 104 and transmits the transmission file 110 to the mobile phone terminal 101. At this time, the communication icon is changed to the third color to indicate that transmission is being performed, and is displayed on the portable information terminal display unit 112.

The portable telephone terminal short-range wireless communication unit 104 transmits the received transmission file 110 to the portable telephone central processing unit 103.
Is passed to the mobile phone wireless communication unit 102.

The mobile phone wireless communication unit 102 controls the mobile phone wireless communication network 1 according to the control of the mobile phone central processing unit 103.
After that, the data is transmitted to the mobile phone wireless communication unit of the other party.
At this time, when the voice communication is being performed simultaneously, the mobile phone wireless communication unit 102 can multiplex the voice and the data as appropriate to transmit them at the same time.

When the transmission of the file is completed, the completion notification is notified in the reverse order of the above flow, and finally, the communication icon is changed to the second color indicating that the subsequent file transmission is possible. , Portable information terminal central processing unit 10
Returned by 9.

Thereafter, when the call of the portable telephone terminal 101 is disconnected (an example of connection status), or when the portable telephone terminal 10
In a case where the mobile phone 1 is in a state where short-range wireless communication cannot be performed with the mobile information terminal 106, in the former case, the mobile phone terminal 101 is notified via the mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit 104 that the call has been disconnected (second wireless communication). In the latter case, the portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107 detects that the short-range wireless communication is disabled (example of first wireless communication information), and the communication icon is The portable information terminal display unit 112 changes and displays the first color indicating that file transfer is not possible.

Although the portable information terminal display unit 112 displays the communication icon in the first color,
Instruct file transmission from the portable information terminal input unit 111,
When the icon representing the transmission file 110 is dragged and dropped on the icon representing the short-range wireless section, the portable information terminal file transmission application 108
Detects that the file cannot be transmitted, and displays a message to that effect on the portable information terminal display unit 112.

The present invention relates to a portable telephone terminal having a short-range wireless function in addition to a portable telephone wireless communication function, and a portable information terminal capable of detecting a portable telephone terminal having a short-range wireless function and capable of communicating by short-range wireless communication. By using the terminals together and linking them, it is possible to improve the convenience of the file transmission in the portable information terminal without being conscious of the difference between the voice call and the data communication.

In the input section and the display section of the portable information terminal, colored icons indicating the state of the communication path from the portable information terminal to the other party and the state of the file transmission are used. Is changed, and a file to be transmitted is dragged and dropped on the icon indicating the state of the communication channel by the input unit, thereby providing a function of automatically starting the file transmission application. You can easily send the file you want to send to the other party online,
Further, it is possible to easily distinguish whether or not a communication path has been established, and furthermore, it is possible to make the user easily identify the state of file transmission.

Embodiment 2 FIG. 2 is a configuration diagram of a communication system according to the second embodiment. Portable information terminal 106
Is a portable information terminal input unit 111, as in the first embodiment.
The portable information terminal includes a portable information terminal display unit 112, a portable information terminal central processing unit 109, a portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107, a portable information terminal file transmission application 108, and a transmission file 110.

On the other hand, the portable telephone terminal 101 includes a portable telephone wireless communication unit 102, a portable telephone central processing unit 103, a portable telephone short-range wireless communication unit 104, and a new portable telephone e-mail conversion unit 201.

The mobile phone e-mail conversion unit 201 converts the file sent from the mobile information terminal 106 into data that can be transmitted by the e-mail function of the mobile phone terminal, and transmits the data as an attached file of the e-mail. It is possible.

In the present embodiment, the portable telephone terminal 101
Has an e-mail function, and it is assumed that the mobile phone wireless communication network 105 has an e-mail storage device 202 for storing the transmitted e-mail.

The file receiving portable telephone terminal 101a which does not have a portable information terminal capable of short-range wireless communication,
Similar to the mobile phone terminal 101, the mobile phone wireless communication unit 10
2a, a mobile phone central processing unit 103a, and a mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit 104a.

The portable information terminal 106a may or may not be present. When the portable information terminal 106a exists, it functions as a storage.

The operation will be described. Now, it is assumed that the mobile phone terminal 101 and the mobile phone terminal 101a are already in a call state. It is also assumed that the mobile phone terminal 101 and the mobile information terminal 106 are in a state where short-range wireless communication can be performed by both short-range wireless communication units 104 and 107. The change of the icon of the portable information terminal display unit 112 due to the change of the communication state so far is performed in the same manner as in the first embodiment.

In this embodiment, first, the mobile phone 1
01 and the file receiving mobile phone terminal 101a exchange information as to whether or not each mobile phone terminal 101a has a mobile information terminal capable of performing short-range wireless communication immediately. That is, information is exchanged as to whether or not there is a portable information terminal approaching a communicable distance via a wireless medium.

For example, in the mobile phone terminal 101,
The mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit 104 is a mobile information terminal 106
Is detected, the mobile phone wireless communication unit 102 detects the mobile information terminal 106 under the control of the mobile phone central processing unit 103, and notifies the file receiving mobile phone terminal 101a of the other party via the mobile phone wireless communication network 105. .

Similarly, the file receiving portable telephone terminal 101
If the mobile information terminal 106a can also be detected by the mobile phone short-range wireless unit 104a, the mobile phone terminal 101 is notified of information (an example of storage information) indicating that the mobile information terminal 106a is detected under the control of the mobile phone central processing unit 103a. . This notification is transmitted from the mobile phone wireless communication unit 102a via the mobile phone wireless communication network 105.

On the other hand, the portable telephone short-range wireless communication section 104a
If the portable information terminal 106a cannot be detected, the file receiving portable telephone terminal 101a does not have the portable information terminal, and therefore does not perform the notification or the notification (storage indicating that the portable information terminal does not have the portable information terminal). Example of information).

When the file receiving portable telephone terminal 101a does not have the portable information terminal 106a, the notification is transmitted from the portable telephone short-range wireless communication unit 104 to the portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107. Portable information terminal display unit 112
Indicates a communication icon in a fourth color, indicating that the other party's mobile phone terminal does not have a mobile information terminal capable of communicating by short-range wireless communication.

Further, it is assumed that the user of the portable information terminal 106 specifies the transmission file 110 from the portable information terminal input section 111 and tries to transmit the file to the portable telephone terminal 101a, which is the communication partner.

As a first operation of the present system, since the communication partner does not have a portable information terminal (an example of storage) for storing a file, the portable information terminal Notifying the transmission application 108 that file transmission is not possible, the portable information terminal file transmission application 1
08 indicates that the file cannot be transmitted by the portable information terminal display unit 112.

As a second operation, as in the first embodiment, the portable information terminal file transmission application 1
08 through the portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107,
The transmission file 110 is sent to the mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit 104 of the mobile phone terminal 101.

File mobile phone terminal 101a of the other party
Does not have a portable information terminal, the portable telephone short-range wireless communication unit 104 transfers the file received from the portable information terminal 106 to the portable telephone e-mail conversion unit 201 under the control of the portable telephone central processing unit 103. .

The mobile phone e-mail conversion unit 201 specifies the e-mail address of the communication partner from the address book stored in the mobile phone terminal 101 or the like, and transmits the transmission file 1
10 is converted into data that can be sent as an e-mail and attached to the e-mail. Alternatively, a method of searching for an e-mail address provided by the mobile phone wireless communication network from the telephone number of the other party is also effective.

The converted electronic mail format information is passed to the portable telephone wireless communication unit 102 under the control of the portable telephone central control unit 103, and is passed through the portable telephone wireless communication network 105.
It is stored in the e-mail storage device 202.

The user of the file receiving portable telephone terminal 101a thereafter, when it becomes possible to communicate with the portable information terminal 106a, receives the e-mail stored in the e-mail storage device 202 independently of the actual call. It is possible to acquire the transmission file 110 which is an attached file.

On the other hand, the file receiving portable telephone terminal 101a
If the mobile information terminal 106a has the portable information terminal 106a, the mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit 104 transmits the fact to the portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107.

The portable information terminal display unit 112 displays a communication icon in a second color to indicate that a file can be transmitted to the other party. Further, when the file transmission is instructed, the portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107, the mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit 104, and the mobile phone wireless communication unit 1
02, the transmission file 110 is sent to the portable information terminal 106a via the mobile phone wireless communication network 105, the mobile phone wireless communication unit 102a, and the mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit 104a.

The present invention relates to a portable telephone terminal having a short-range wireless function in addition to a portable telephone wireless communication function, and a portable information terminal capable of detecting a portable telephone terminal capable of communicating by short-range wireless communication and having a short-range wireless function. In addition, the mobile phone terminal and the mobile information terminal can communicate with each other by short-range wireless communication to each other's mobile phone terminal, so that the presence or absence of storage at the time of file transmission can be easily confirmed.

If the communication partner of the mobile phone terminal cannot have the storage immediately, the transmission file is attached as a part of the e-mail and transmitted to the e-mail address for specifying the communication partner. Stored in an email storage device that provides Thus, even when the other party cannot have a portable information terminal capable of receiving a file immediately, file transmission is enabled, and the convenience of file transmission is not impaired.

Further, by introducing a fourth color indicating the presence / absence of the portable information terminal of the transmission partner, the user can easily identify the state regarding the presence / absence of the storage for receiving the file. It is possible.

Embodiment 3 FIG. 3 is a configuration diagram of a communication system according to the third embodiment. Mobile phone terminal 101
Is the same as in the first embodiment,
A mobile phone central processing unit 103 and a mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit 104 are provided. In addition, a mobile phone authentication unit 301 for authenticating a communication partner by the mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit 104 is provided.

The portable telephone authentication unit 301 uses the identifier of the portable information terminal 106 registered in advance, and the portable telephone short-range wireless communication unit 104 allows the portable information terminal 106
It is determined whether or not short-range wireless communication can be performed.

As the identifier, for example, the identifier of the portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107 can be used, but another identifier may be used as long as it is guaranteed to be unique stochastically.

Further, the portable information terminal 106 includes a portable information terminal input unit 111, a portable information terminal display unit 112, a portable information terminal file transmission application 108, a transmission file 110, and a portable information terminal central processing unit, as in the first embodiment. 109, a portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107 is provided.
07, a portable information terminal authentication unit 302 for authenticating a communication partner terminal.

The portable information terminal authentication section 302 performs authentication using the identifier of the portable telephone terminal 101 in the same manner as the portable telephone authentication section 301. The telephone number of the mobile phone terminal may be used as the identifier. However, other information may be used as in the case described above.

Next, the operation will be described. It is assumed that the mobile phone terminal 101 is already in a call state with the other party.
Now, it is assumed that the mobile phone terminal 101 and the mobile information terminal 106 have just entered a state where short-range wireless communication is possible.

Prior to that, for example, short-range wireless communication could not be reached or the portable information terminal 106 was not turned on, so that they could not communicate with each other due to short-range wireless communication. I do.

As the first operation of the present embodiment, when the portable telephone short-range wireless communication unit 104 and the portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107 can communicate with each other, the portable telephone authentication unit 301 The identifier of the mobile phone terminal 101 is transmitted to the mobile information terminal 106 using short-range wireless communication.

The portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107
It receives the identifier and passes it to the portable information terminal authentication unit 302.

The portable information terminal authentication unit 302 compares the identifier with a pre-registered identifier. If the authentication is successful, the portable information terminal authentication unit 302 notifies the portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107 of the notification.
To the mobile phone terminal 101 through

If the authentication fails, the portable information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107 does not perform short-range wireless communication with the portable telephone terminal 101 thereafter.

As the second operation of the present embodiment, the portable information terminal authentication section 302 sends the identifier of the portable information terminal 106 to the portable telephone terminal 101 using short-range wireless communication.

The mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit 104 receives the identifier and passes it to the mobile phone authentication unit 301.

The mobile phone authentication section 301 compares the identifier with a pre-registered identifier.
The notification is sent to the portable information terminal 106 through the portable telephone short-range wireless communication unit 104. If the authentication has failed, the mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit 104 thereafter sets the mobile information terminal 10
No short-range wireless communication with the C.6.

As the third operation of the present embodiment,
If both the first operation and the second operation are performed and one of the authentications fails, the subsequent short-range wireless communication may not be performed.

As the identifier, a unique ID assigned to the hardware or the portable information terminal input unit 1
Alternatively, a password input from the terminal 11 or a telephone number of the mobile phone terminal may be used.

If the portable information terminal authentication unit 302 of the portable information terminal 106 determines that the portable telephone terminal 101 is not suitable for short-range wireless communication, the portable information terminal authentication unit 30
2 requests the portable information terminal central processing unit 109 to display on the portable information terminal display unit 112 that short-range wireless communication cannot be performed.

The portable information terminal display section 112 displays an icon using a first color indicating that a file cannot be transmitted to the other party. Thereafter, the same operation as the file transmission of the first embodiment is performed. In other words, if the icon indicating the transmission file 110 is dragged and dropped on the icon displaying the first color by the mobile information terminal input unit 111, the mobile information terminal file transmission application 108 cannot perform file transmission. Is detected, and a message indicating that file transfer cannot be performed is displayed on the portable information terminal display unit 112 under the control of the portable information terminal central processing unit 109.

Also, when the mobile phone authentication unit 301 determines that communication with the mobile information terminal 106 is inappropriate and the mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit 104 refuses communication, the mobile information terminal display unit 112 displays Displays icons using a single color.

According to the present invention, when there are a plurality of portable telephone terminals and all of them are in a state where short-range wireless communication is possible with the portable information terminal, only the authenticated one can perform short-range wireless communication with the portable information terminal. Can be

Further, even if either the portable telephone terminal or the portable information terminal is stolen, an unspecified user uses them to reduce the risk of embezzling the line usage fee. be able to.

Embodiment 4 FIG. 4 is a configuration diagram of a communication system according to the fourth embodiment. In FIG. 4, a mobile phone terminal 101 is a mobile phone terminal similar to the first embodiment, and includes a mobile phone wireless communication unit 102, a mobile phone central processing unit 103, and a mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit 104.

In FIG. 4, a mobile phone terminal 101b exists in addition to the mobile phone terminal 101. These mobile phone terminals 101 and 101b have the same configuration, and can communicate with the portable information terminal 106 by short-range wireless communication.

The portable information terminal 106 has a portable information terminal priority control unit 401 and a portable information terminal wired communication unit 404. The portable information terminal priority control unit 401 has a function of selecting one from a plurality of communication means according to preset priority information. Other components are the same as in the first embodiment.

Further, in FIG. 4, the portable information terminal wired communication unit 404 is connected to the wired connection communication device 4 by a wired connection.
02.

[0111] It is assumed that the wired connection communication device 402 is further connected to the Internet 403 via a router or the like. The wired connection communication device 402 indicates, for example, a communication modem device.

Next, the operation will be described. In FIG. 4, two mobile phone terminals 101 and one mobile phone terminal 101 are shown.
b can communicate with one portable information terminal 106 by short-range wireless communication, and one wired connection communication device 4
02 is connected to the portable information terminal 106 by wire, and further connected to the Internet 403. Assuming such a configuration, the portable information terminal 106
Manages the priority of each of these three communicable devices (two are mobile telephone terminals, one is a wired connection communication device).

The first priority that can be specified in the present embodiment is a fee when the transmission file 110 is transmitted to the other party of the portable telephone terminal 101.

The second priority that can be specified in the present embodiment is the speed (transmission time) when transmitting the transmission file 110 to the other party.

The third priority that can be specified in the present embodiment is the priority specified by the user of the portable information terminal 106 from the portable information terminal input unit 111 based on his / her own judgment criteria.

The priority is determined by the portable information terminal priority control unit 40.
1 is managed by In the present embodiment, any of these priorities may be used.

The portable information terminal display unit 112 displays the wired connection communication device 402 and the portable telephone terminal 10 based on the priority.
1. Display as a plurality of communication icons or menus representing the mobile phone terminal 101b, and arrange them in ascending or descending order.

Further, as the second display means, icons can be displayed by changing the size of the icons based on these priorities.

As the third display means, only the most recently used one can be displayed as an icon regardless of the priorities.

Further, as the fourth display means, the one currently used for the telephone conversation with the other party is displayed as a first color icon, and the others are displayed as a second color icon. Can also.

Further, the portable information terminal priority control unit 401
The selection of the file transmission means is controlled according to the priority determined in advance by the above method. For example, the user inputs the transmission file 110 from the portable information terminal input unit 111.
Is designated and dragged and dropped onto the communication icon shown on the portable information terminal display unit 112, the portable information terminal file transmission application 108 is started up as in the first embodiment.

The transmission file 1 transmitted by the portable information terminal file transmission application 108 to the communication partner
10 is once passed to the portable information terminal priority control unit 401 by the portable information terminal central processing unit 109.

The portable information terminal priority control section 401 assigns the communication terminal and the communication means having the highest priority to the wired connection communication device 40 in accordance with the priority selected in advance.
2. Select from the mobile phone terminal 101 and the mobile phone terminal 101b, and send the transmission file to the communication partner by the mobile information terminal short-range wireless communication unit 107 or by wire.

According to the present invention, when a plurality of communication means are provided, the communication means desired by the user can be selected.

Also, the presence of a plurality of communication means is displayed on the information terminal display unit as corresponding icons, and these are color-coded and the difference in priority is indicated by the display order and the like, so that convenience from the information portable terminal is improved. It is possible to improve.

[0126]

The information terminal determines whether transmission of the transfer information is possible or not based on the received second wireless communication information and the generated first wireless communication information. It is possible to confirm at once on the operation screen whether or not transmission is possible via the operation screen, and it is possible to easily avoid a failure in transmission information transmission processing.

When the information terminal determines that the transfer information can be transmitted, the information terminal transmits the transfer information, so that the transfer process is stabilized, and unnecessary operations and processes can be omitted.

Since the second wireless communication information is information relating to the status of connection to the second wireless medium, it is possible to recognize in advance that transmission is not possible when the connection is not established or the connection is disconnected.

Since the information terminal performs the display based on the result of the determination as to whether or not the transfer information can be transmitted, it is possible to notify the user that the transmission cannot be performed, to omit unnecessary operations, and to prompt a necessary preparation operation.

Since the information terminal transmits multiplexed transfer information, it is not necessary to be aware of the difference between voice communication and data communication, such as performing file transmission while voice communication is being performed. Performance can be improved.

Since the display indicating that there is no storage is performed based on the received storage information, it is possible to inform that the transfer of the information is useless because the receiving side cannot store the information. Thereby, useless operations and processing can be omitted.

When it is determined that there is a storage, the transfer information is transmitted, so that the transfer information can be reliably stored, and re-transfer is not required.

When it is determined that there is no storage, the transfer information is converted into an e-mail format and transmitted. Therefore, even if there is no storage on the receiving side, the transmission processing is completed using the e-mail storage device. be able to.

When the receiving communication unit can communicate with the receiving information terminal via the receiving communication medium, it determines that there is a storage, so that the communication status required for the storage can be grasped from a remote place. .

In particular, when the communication medium on the receiving side is a wireless medium, it is useful to appropriately grasp the communication state of the wireless medium, which is constantly changing.

When the portable information terminal authentication unit determines that communication with the portable telephone terminal is appropriate, the communication is performed. Therefore, improper communication can be excluded, and unexpected transfer of transfer information can be prevented. In the case of a wireless medium, since the connection relationship between the devices cannot be confirmed by wiring, it is significant to confirm the connection relationship by identification information. In particular, it is useful for ensuring security such as preventing information leakage.

When the portable information terminal authentication unit determines that communication with the portable telephone terminal is inappropriate, a message indicating that communication is not possible is displayed, so that useless operation and processing can be avoided.

When the portable telephone terminal authentication section determines that communication with the portable information terminal is appropriate, the communication is performed. Therefore, inappropriate communication can be eliminated, and unexpected transfer of transfer information can be prevented. In the case of a wireless medium, since the connection relationship between the devices cannot be confirmed by wiring, it is significant to confirm the connection relationship by identification information. In particular, it is useful for ensuring security such as preventing transfer of false information.

When the portable information terminal-side wireless communication unit is rejected from the portable telephone terminal-side wireless communication unit, a message indicating that communication is not possible is displayed, so that useless operations and processing can be avoided.

Since information for identifying a plurality of relay devices is displayed according to the priority, it is possible to prompt the user to select a relay device having a high priority.

Since communication is performed using the relay device selected based on the priority, the relay device can be automatically selected according to the purpose of the priority.

[Brief description of the drawings]

FIG. 1 is a configuration diagram of a communication system according to a first embodiment.

FIG. 2 is a configuration diagram of a communication system according to a second embodiment.

FIG. 3 is a configuration diagram of a communication system according to a third embodiment.

FIG. 4 is a configuration diagram of a communication system according to a fourth embodiment.

FIG. 5 is a diagram showing a method of transmitting a file in JP-A-10-145506.

[Explanation of symbols]

101 mobile phone terminal, 102 mobile phone wireless communication unit,
103 mobile phone central processing unit, 104 mobile phone short-range wireless communication unit, 105 mobile phone wireless communication network, 106
Portable information terminal, 107 portable information terminal short-range wireless communication section, 108 portable information terminal file transmission application, 109 portable information terminal central processing unit, 110 transmission file, 111 portable information terminal input section, 112 portable information terminal display section, 201 portable Telephone email converter,
202 E-mail storage device, 301 Mobile phone authentication unit, 302 Mobile information terminal authentication unit, 401 Mobile information terminal priority control unit, 402 Wired communication device, 403
Internet, 404 portable information terminal wired communication unit, 5
01 portable information terminal, 502 microphone, 503 keyboard, 504 data storage means, 505 file storage unit, 506 table storage unit, 507 wireless telephone circuit,
508 Control unit, 509 display unit, 510 speaker, 511 base station, 512 telephone station, 514 computer, 515 modem.

Continued on the front page (72) Inventor Yasuyuki Mochizuki 2-3-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (72) Inventor Takehisa Mizuguchi 2-3-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Mitsubishi Electric Co., Ltd. In-company F-term (reference) 5K067 AA33 AA34 AA41 BB04 BB21 DD23 EE03 EE06 EE16 EE35 FF02 FF23 GG01 GG11 HH05 HH22 HH23 5K072 AA27 BB02 BB13 BB15 BB27 CC33 DD11 DD16 FF02 5K101 PP02 NN02

Claims (24)

[Claims]
1. A communication system comprising: an information terminal; and a relay terminal connectable to the information terminal via a first wireless medium and further connectable to a communication network using a second wireless medium. The information terminal has a transfer information storage unit that stores transfer information to be transferred, and an information terminal-side first wireless communication unit that transmits the transfer information via the first wireless medium. A relay terminal that receives the transfer information via the first wireless medium and transmits the received transfer information via a communication network using the second wireless medium; A relay terminal-side second wireless communication unit, wherein the relay terminal-side second wireless communication unit generates second wireless communication information on whether transmission via a communication network using the second wireless medium is possible or not. The relay terminal-side first wireless communication unit generates the Transmitting the second wireless communication information via the first wireless medium, the information terminal side first wireless communication unit receives the second wireless communication information via the first wireless medium, The information terminal-side first wireless communication unit generates first wireless communication information regarding whether transmission via the first wireless medium is possible, and the information terminal further generates the received second wireless communication information, A communication system, comprising: a transfer information transmission availability determining unit that determines whether transmission of the transfer information is possible based on the first wireless communication information.
2. The information terminal-side first wireless communication unit transmits the transfer information via the first wireless medium when the transfer information transmission availability determination unit determines that the transfer information can be transmitted. The communication system according to claim 1, wherein the communication is performed.
3. The relay apparatus is a mobile phone terminal, wherein the second wireless communication information is a relay terminal side second wireless communication with a mobile phone wireless communication network that is a communication network using the second wireless medium. 2. The communication system according to claim 1, wherein the information is information on a connection status of the communication unit.
4. The information terminal further comprises an information terminal display unit for performing display based on a result of the determination as to whether or not the transfer information can be transmitted, determined by the transfer information transmission determination unit. The communication system according to claim 1.
5. The relay terminal is a mobile phone terminal having a call information input unit for inputting call information, and the relay terminal-side second wireless communication unit multiplexes the received transfer information with the call information. 2. The communication system according to claim 1, wherein the multiplexed transmission information is transmitted via a mobile telephone wireless communication network that is a communication network using the second wireless medium.
6. A communication system comprising: a transmitting device that transmits transfer information via a mobile phone wireless communication network; and a receiving mobile phone terminal that receives the transfer information via the mobile phone wireless communication network. The receiving-side mobile phone terminal determines whether or not there is a storage capable of storing the transfer information, and generates a storage information for identifying the presence or absence of the storage. And a storage information transmitting unit for transmitting the storage information, wherein the transmitting side device is connected via the mobile phone wireless communication network,
A storage information receiving unit that receives the storage information; and a display unit that displays that there is no storage when it is determined that the storage does not exist based on the received storage information. Communications system.
7. The transmission device for transmitting the transfer information via the mobile telephone wireless communication network when the transmitting device further determines that the storage exists based on the received storage information. The communication system according to claim 6, further comprising a unit.
8. The transmission-side device further includes a mobile phone e-mail conversion unit that converts the transfer information into an e-mail format when it is determined that the storage does not exist based on the received storage information. 8. The communication system according to claim 7, wherein the transfer information transmitting unit transmits the converted transfer information in the e-mail format via the mobile phone wireless communication network.
9. The receiving-side mobile phone terminal includes a receiving-side communication unit that communicates with a receiving-side information terminal via a receiving-side communication medium. 7. The communication system according to claim 6, wherein it is determined that the storage exists when communication with the receiving side information terminal is possible via a side communication medium.
10. The communication system according to claim 9, wherein said receiving communication medium is a wireless medium.
11. A communication system comprising a mobile phone terminal and a mobile information terminal, wherein the mobile phone terminal can communicate with a mobile phone terminal-side identification information storage unit that stores identification information via a wireless medium. And a mobile communication terminal-side wireless communication unit that transmits the identification information stored in the mobile telephone terminal-side identification information storage unit to the detected mobile information terminal. A portable information terminal-side wireless communication unit that receives the identification information via the wireless medium; and a portable device that determines whether communication with the mobile phone terminal is appropriate based on the received identification information. An information terminal authentication unit, wherein the portable information terminal-side wireless communication unit further includes, when the portable information terminal authentication unit determines that communication with the mobile phone terminal is appropriate, the mobile phone terminal-side wireless communication unit. Department Communication system, characterized by communicating via the wireless medium for.
12. The portable information terminal cannot communicate with the portable telephone terminal via the wireless medium when the portable information terminal authentication unit determines that communication with the portable telephone terminal is inappropriate. 12. The communication system according to claim 11, further comprising a portable information terminal display unit for displaying a message to the effect.
13. A communication system comprising a mobile phone terminal and a mobile information terminal, wherein the mobile information terminal can communicate with a mobile information terminal-side identification information storage unit for storing identification information via a wireless medium. And a portable information terminal-side wireless communication unit that transmits the identification information stored in the portable information terminal-side identification information storage unit to the detected portable telephone terminal. A portable telephone terminal-side wireless communication unit that receives the identification information via the wireless medium; and a mobile phone that determines whether communication with the portable information terminal is appropriate based on the received identification information. A telephone terminal authentication unit, wherein the mobile telephone terminal-side wireless communication unit further includes the mobile information terminal-side wireless communication unit when the mobile telephone terminal authentication unit determines that communication with the mobile information terminal is appropriate. Department Communication system, characterized by communicating via the wireless medium for.
14. The portable telephone terminal-side wireless communication unit further performs communication with the portable information terminal-side wireless communication unit when the portable telephone terminal authentication unit determines that communication with the portable information terminal is inappropriate. The portable information terminal further rejects the portable information terminal via the wireless medium when the portable information terminal side wireless communication unit is refused communication from the portable telephone terminal side wireless communication unit. 14. The wireless communication system according to claim 13, further comprising a portable information terminal display unit for displaying that communication is not possible.
15. An information terminal connectable to a plurality of relay devices, a priority control unit for storing priorities for the plurality of relay devices, and information for identifying the plurality of relay devices according to the priority. An information terminal, comprising:
16. An information terminal connectable to a plurality of relay devices, wherein priority information for the plurality of relay devices is stored, and based on the stored priority, the information terminal is selected from among the plurality of relay devices. An information terminal, comprising: a priority control unit that selects a relay device used for communication; and a communication unit that performs communication using the selected relay device.
17. An information terminal connectable via a first wireless medium to a relay terminal connectable to a communication network using a second wireless medium, the transfer information storing transfer information to be transferred. A storage unit, comprising: an information terminal-side first wireless communication unit that transmits the transfer information via the first wireless medium, wherein the information terminal-side first wireless communication unit includes the second wireless medium Receiving, via the first wireless medium, second wireless communication information regarding whether or not transmission by the relay terminal through the communication network used, the information terminal-side first wireless communication unit includes: Generating first wireless communication information relating to whether or not transmission of the transfer information is possible based on the received second wireless communication information and the generated first wireless communication information. Transmission information transmission availability determination unit that determines Information terminal, characterized in that it comprises.
18. A relay terminal connectable to an information terminal for transmitting transfer information via a first wireless medium, and further connectable to a communication network using a second wireless medium, the relay terminal comprising: A relay terminal-side first wireless communication unit that receives information via the first wireless medium, and a relay terminal-side second that transmits the received transfer information via a communication network using the second wireless medium. A wireless communication unit, wherein the relay terminal side second wireless communication unit generates second wireless communication information regarding whether transmission via a communication network using the second wireless medium is possible, and the relay terminal side second communication unit. The relay device, wherein the one wireless communication unit transmits the generated second wireless communication information via the first wireless medium.
19. A transmitting device for transmitting transfer information to a receiving mobile phone terminal via a mobile phone wireless communication network, wherein the transmitting device transmits the transfer information via the mobile phone wireless communication network,
A storage information receiving unit for receiving storage information as to whether or not the receiving side mobile phone terminal has storage capable of storing the transfer information; and, when it is determined that the storage does not exist, based on the received storage information. And a display unit for displaying that the storage is not present.
20. A receiving-side mobile phone terminal that receives transfer information from a transmitting-side device via a mobile phone wireless communication network, and determines whether there is a storage capable of storing the transfer information,
A storage presence / absence determination unit that generates storage information for identifying the presence / absence of the storage; and a storage information transmission unit that transmits the storage information to the transmission side device via the mobile phone wireless communication network. The receiving mobile phone terminal.
21. A mobile phone terminal that communicates with a mobile information terminal via a wireless medium, wherein the mobile phone terminal-side identification information storage unit stores identification information; A mobile communication terminal that detects the mobile information terminal and transmits the identification information stored in the mobile phone terminal identification information storage unit to the detected mobile information terminal; Mobile phone terminal.
22. A portable information terminal for communicating with a portable telephone terminal via a wireless medium, comprising: a portable information terminal side wireless communication unit for receiving the identification information from the portable telephone terminal via the wireless medium; A mobile information terminal authentication unit that determines whether communication with the mobile phone terminal is appropriate based on the identification information. The mobile information terminal-side wireless communication unit further includes the mobile information terminal authentication unit A portable information terminal that communicates with the mobile phone terminal via the wireless medium when it is determined that communication with the mobile phone terminal is appropriate.
23. A portable information terminal that communicates with a portable telephone terminal via a wireless medium, wherein the portable information terminal-side identification information storage unit that stores identification information, wherein the communication becomes possible via the wireless medium. A mobile information terminal-side wireless communication unit that transmits the identification information stored in the mobile information terminal-side identification information storage unit to the detected mobile phone terminal; Personal digital assistant.
24. A mobile phone terminal that communicates with a mobile information terminal via a wireless medium, comprising: a mobile phone terminal side wireless communication unit that receives the identification information from the mobile information terminal via the wireless medium; A mobile phone terminal authentication unit that determines whether communication with the mobile information terminal is appropriate based on the identification information. The mobile phone terminal-side wireless communication unit further includes the mobile phone terminal authentication unit A mobile phone terminal that communicates with the mobile information terminal via the wireless medium when communication with the mobile information terminal is determined to be appropriate.
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