TWI571159B - Use the near field communication device to share the internet connection method - Google Patents

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TWI571159B
TWI571159B TW104124836A TW104124836A TWI571159B TW I571159 B TWI571159 B TW I571159B TW 104124836 A TW104124836 A TW 104124836A TW 104124836 A TW104124836 A TW 104124836A TW I571159 B TWI571159 B TW I571159B
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Method for sharing network connection by using near field communication device

The present invention relates to a method for sharing a network connection by using a near field communication device, and more particularly to a method for a mobile application to actively send a verification message to a near field communication device to enable the near field communication device to share a network connection.

With the development of electronic communication technology, mobile devices with network connection functions have become very popular, such as mobile phones, smart phones, tablet computers and other electronic devices, and with the popularity of electronic communication devices, mobile telecommunication service providers have taken the original The telecommunications business has significantly promoted mobile communication technology services headed by 3G and 4G to meet the needs of today's telecom users to use mobile devices to browse the web, share files or transmit multimedia messages via mobile Internet or wireless communication. However, with the increase in the number of users of mobile communication technology services, mobile telecommunication base stations built by mobile telecommunication service providers are unable to carry the system load brought by large telecom users, and accordingly, there are mobile telecommunication service providers through Widely set up regional network (commonly known as hotspot), which can disperse the system load caused by large telecom users to mobile communication base stations, but each regional network needs telecommunications users to actively provide corresponding ones in the process of using the regional network. The local area network connection permission is used to use the local area network, and each mobile telecommunications service provider needs to provide different regional network connection rights, so that the usage rate of the telecommunication users is always low.

In addition, since mobile devices with networking functions have been widely used, merchants have begun to use a wireless network sharing module to wirelessly connect their wired Internet services with mobile telecommunication service providers. The locality network is built to provide consumers with free access to the regional network in the process of consumption, in order to attract crowds and increase sales. Or is it, Independent telecommunications service providers in some areas establish wireless local area networks in their respective commercial areas to provide this service to users. However, as mentioned above, many consumers do not actively ask the merchant to establish the network connection rights of the area network in the area, resulting in the network usage rate of the area cannot be improved. Moreover, since the current local network connection rights need to be provided by the merchants independently, the merchants have no need to provide the consumer's regional network connection rights during the busy time, which causes the consumers to complain about the service quality. In addition, more consumers will not enter the store after they first obtain the network connection rights in the area. They only use the free area network provided by the store outside the store, which will cause the local area network. Sharing the burden of the module, which in turn does not provide consumers with better wireless network quality, disguisely reduces the willingness of consumers to use the local area network provided by the merchant.

The main purpose of the present invention is to solve the problems arising from the implementation of the sharing of the local area network.

To achieve the above objective, the present invention provides a method for sharing a network connection by using a near field communication device, so that a mobile device obtains the network shared base via a near field communication device disposed in a network sharing site. An area network connection permission is used to share the Internet provided by the website, the mobile device has a communication module and is pre-loaded with a mobile application, and the method includes: searching for a near field communication device step, starting the The mobile application enables the mobile application to drive the communication module to search for a near field communication device that can be wirelessly connected within the communication range. If not, continue searching, if any, proceed to the next step; Launching the mobile application to generate a connection wish message and displaying it on a display module of the mobile device to be replied. If the reply is disagree, the subsequent step is stopped. If the reply is agreed, the process proceeds to the next step; Proactively sending a verification message step, using the mobile application to actively send an authentication message preloaded in the mobile application to the near field communication device; and obtaining a local area network connection authority step, so that the near field communication device obtains The authentication message is verified by the Internet and a server, and if the verification is successful, the near field communication device is driven to provide the regional network connection authority to the mobile device, so that the mobile device uses the network connection authority according to the area. A local area network provided by a merchant refuses to provide the mobile device with the local area network connection right if the verification fails.

In an embodiment, the step of searching for the near field communication device further includes the step of obtaining a network sharing location information step: connecting the server terminal by using an internet connection, so that the mobile application obtains the network through the internet network Road sharing information about the base.

In an embodiment, the step of acquiring the local area network connection authority further comprises the substep of changing the network connection setting of the communication module of the mobile device according to the network connection authority of the area.

In an embodiment, the step of acquiring the local area network connection authority further comprises the substep of changing the network connection setting of the communication module of the mobile device according to the network connection authority of the area.

In an embodiment, the step of searching for the near field communication device further includes an step of registering the identity: connecting the server terminal with the Internet and providing identity data to generate the identity verification message.

In one embodiment, the near field communication device is implemented in a low power Bluetooth technology. Further, the step of searching for the near field communication device is to enable the mobile device to communicate with the near field communication device with low power Bluetooth technology.

Through the above implementation method of the present invention, the following features are compared with the conventional ones:

1. The present invention shares the network connection right of the area network with the mobile application of the mobile device through the near field communication device, so that the user can more easily obtain the use of the area network. The load of the mobile communication base station of the ground-moving mobile telecommunications service provider.

2. The active authentication method of the present invention can prevent the network of the local area provided by the network sharing base from being stolen by consumers, and is not conducive to the quality of use of other consumers.

3. The mobile application of the present invention has the benefit of advertising.

1‧‧‧ mobile device

11‧‧‧Communication module

12‧‧‧Display module

2‧‧‧Internet sharing sites

21‧‧‧Regional Network

22‧‧‧ Near Field Communication Device

23‧‧‧Local Network Sharing Module

24‧‧‧Network route

3‧‧‧Service providers

31‧‧‧Servo terminal

4‧‧‧Internet

51, 52, 53, 531, 54, 55, 56 ‧ ‧ steps

Figure 1 is a schematic view showing the implementation of an embodiment of the present invention.

2 is a schematic view showing the composition of a unit according to an embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 3 is a schematic flow chart of an embodiment of the present invention.

4 is a schematic flow chart of another embodiment of the present invention.

The detailed description and technical content of the present invention will now be described with reference to the following figures: Referring to FIG. 1, the present invention provides a method for sharing a network connection by using a near field communication device, which is applied to a mobile device 1. The mobile device 1 has a communication module 11 for communicating with the external network (not shown). Further, the communication module 11 is further controlled according to the mobile device 1. Different connection working modes are selected. For example, the communication module 11 can be communicated with a near field communication device by a low power Bluetooth technology, or can be provided by a mobile communication technology and a mobile telecommunication service provider. The regional network implements communication, and the so-called mobile communication technology is known as the 3G technology or 4G technology in the industry. Furthermore, in the initial implementation of the present invention, the mobile device 1 is pre-loaded with a mobile application (APP). In the memory module, during the operation of the mobile device 1, the mobile application is started to perform a corresponding operation. However, the mobile application referred to in the present invention may be provided by a service provider 3, which may establish a network sharing base 2 in a specific area, for example, the specific area may be a public entertainment place. , public transportation, outdoor facilities or a business. For example, the service provider 3 may sign a service cooperation with at least one merchant or advertising contractor to provide the merchant or advertising contractor with the merchandise information, advertising information or other basic information that is sold by the service provider. In the process of executing the mobile application, the mobile application obtains the product information or advertisement information stored on the server terminal 31 via the Internet 4. In addition, the service provider 3 of the present invention can further deposit the network connection permission of a regional network 21 corresponding to the network sharing base 2 while establishing the network sharing base 2; The network connection right of the area is called a service setting identification code (SSID) and a password for using the corresponding service setting identifier. On the other hand, after the mobile device is loaded with the mobile application, the mobile application can be executed to log in to the server terminal 31 via the Internet to provide a consumer-related identity message and sign with the service provider 3. Service relationship, so that when the consumer launches the mobile application, the mobile application can connect the server to provide the merchant information corresponding to the consumer, and the mobile application is signed at the moment of the service relationship, that is, An authentication message is entered, and the authentication message may be data data indicating the identity of the consumer, or a startup verification code given by the server terminal 31.

On the other hand, referring to FIG. 1, the service provider 3 needs to establish a regional network sharing module 23 and a near field communication device 22 in the process of establishing the network sharing base 2, wherein The area network sharing module 23 and the near field communication device 22 are respectively connected to a network route 24 to connect to the Internet 4 through the network route 24. In addition, the regional network sharing module 23 shares the bases on the network. 2 The local area network 21 of a certain connection range is provided in the place, and when the consumer obtains the corresponding After the area network 21 has the network connection right, the area network 21 built by the area network sharing module 23 is used, and the network sharing module 23 is connected to the Internet 4. Moreover, the near field communication device 22 can be implemented by a Bluetooth Low Energy (known as iBeacon), a Near Field Communication (NFC) or a Bluetooth technology, and the near field communication device 22 is further configured. The servo terminal 31 can be connected via the Internet 4 to communicate with the servo terminal 31. In an embodiment, the near field communication device 22 is configured to store the local area network connection authority.

With reference to FIG. 1 and FIG. 2, the method of the present invention includes the following steps: searching for the near field communication device step 51, starting the mobile application, and causing the mobile application to drive the communication module 11 to search for the communication range. The near field communication device 22 can be wirelessly connected, if not, continue searching, if any, proceed to the next step; actively send a verification message to step 52, and use the mobile application to actively send the near field communication device 22 Pre-loading the authentication message in the mobile application; and obtaining the local area network access authority step 53 to enable the near field communication device 22 to obtain the identity verification message and authenticate with the server terminal 4 via the Internet terminal 4 If the verification succeeds, the near field communication device 22 is driven to provide the regional network connection authority to the mobile device 1, and the mobile device uses the local area network 21 provided by the merchant according to the regional network connection authority, if the verification is performed. If it fails, the mobile device 1 is denied access to the local area network.

Specifically, the implementation of the method performed by the method of the present invention is preceded by the assumption that the consumer has loaded the mobile application on the mobile device 1 and the consumer enters the establishment with the service provider 3. The mobile application base 2 can execute the mobile application on the mobile device 1. The mobile application immediately drives the communication module 11 of the mobile device 1 to make the communication module 11 Search for this Bluetooth communication technology or other incoming communication technology The communication module 11 can be connected to the near field communication device 22 in the communication range for wireless connection. When the near field communication device 22 searches for the near field communication device 22 to which the network sharing site 2 belongs, the next step is entered, if the near field communication device 22 fails to find the near field. The communication device 22 re-clocks the search time and searches again for the near field communication device 22 that can be connected within the communication range. If the communication module 11 performs the search operation several times and fails to find the near field communication device 22, the mobile application generates an error message displayed on a display module 12 of the mobile device 1. Reward the consumer to know that the job failed. Moreover, in order to avoid searching for the erroneous near field communication device 22, in an embodiment, the merchant performs verification of the service cooperation with the service provider 3, that is, the near field communication device 22 is verified and obtained. The device identification code of the near field communication device 22 or a service identification code is written to enable the mobile device 1 to obtain the information of the network sharing base 2 via the mobile application, and simultaneously obtain the device identification code or the service. The identification code is provided to the communication module 11 to search for the corresponding near field communication device 22 in a targeted manner.

After the communication module 11 and the near field communication device 22 are connected by the near field communication technology, the mobile device 1 actively transmits the mobile device to the near field communication device 22 to be preloaded in the mobile application. In-program authentication message. Thereafter, the near field communication device 22 immediately obtains the identity verification message transmitted by the mobile device 1, and transmits the identity verification message to the server terminal 31 via the Internet 4, requesting the server terminal 31 to verify the identity. The message is correct. In an embodiment, if the identity verification message is data data indicating the identity of the consumer, in the process of verification, the server terminal 31 compares the database according to the database of the consumer data signed with the service relationship. If the authentication message is successful, if it is successful, the verification fails. In an embodiment, when the verification fails, the server terminal 31 is further caused to directly send an invitation to sign the service relationship to the mobile device 1 through the Internet 4. In addition, if the authentication message is the startup verification code given by the server terminal 31, in the process of verification, The servo terminal 31 verifies the validity of the activation verification code, and if valid, the verification is successful, and if not, the verification fails. After the verification of the identity verification message, the server terminal 31 returns the result to the near field communication device 22 regardless of success or failure, and the near field communication device 22 shares the result when the verification result is successful. The network sharing authority of the local area network 21 to which the network sharing site 2 belongs is given to the mobile device 1, so that the mobile device 1 can use the network to share the area provided by the base 2 according to the regional network connection right. Network 21. On the other hand, when the near field communication device 22 receives the result as a verification failure, it refuses to provide the mobile device 1 with the local area network connection authority. In this way, the mobile device 1 can be connected to the external Internet 4 by using the local area network 21 provided by the network sharing base 2.

Referring to FIG. 1 , FIG. 2 and FIG. 4 , in an embodiment, the method further includes an inquiry connection intention step 54 before the implementation of the active transmission verification message step 52: initiating the mobile application to generate a connection. The wish message is displayed on the display module 12 of the mobile device 1 to be replied. If the reply is disagree, the subsequent step is stopped. If the reply is approved, the active send verification message step 52 is entered. More specifically, after the communication module 11 of the mobile device 1 searches for the near field communication device 22 in the communication range where the network connection is available, the mobile application calculates a program set therein, and The connection intention message is generated and displayed on the display module 12, and the consumer is required to confirm whether to use the network to provide the regional network provided by the base 2. If the consumer replies to disagree, the subsequent steps of the method of the present invention are stopped. If the consumer replies with the consent, the method of the present invention enters the active transmission verification message step 52. In addition, in an embodiment, the obtaining the area network connection authority step 53 further includes: changing the network connection setting of the communication module 11 of the mobile device 1 according to the network connection authority of the area. Step 531. Specifically, after the mobile device 1 obtains the network connection permission of the area, the mobile application program writes the local area network connection authority to the network connection of the operating system of the mobile device 1 In the centering, the operating system of the mobile device 1 is configured to connect to the regional network 21 provided by the network sharing site 2 according to the network connection.

Furthermore, please refer to FIG. 1 , FIG. 2 and FIG. 4 together. It can be clearly seen from the above description that before the method of the present invention is executed, the consumer has to sign a service agreement with the service provider 3, and therefore, in an embodiment The method further includes a login identity step 56 before the implementation of the search for the near field communication device step 51: connecting the server terminal 31 with the Internet 4 and providing identity data to generate the identity verification message. Specifically, when the consumer executes the mobile application for the first time, the mobile application executes an identity verification program, inviting the consumer to sign a service agreement with the service provider 3, and if the consumer agrees to sign the service agreement, the action The application requires the consumer to provide a basic identity data for the client terminal 31, and the server terminal 31 converts the identity data into the identity verification message and stores it in the mobile application. For future identification purposes. In addition, in an embodiment, the step 51 of searching for the near field communication device of the present invention further includes a step of acquiring the merchant information. Step 55: connecting the server terminal 31 by using the Internet 4, so that the mobile application can access the Internet. Network 4 gets the information of the merchant. Further, before the step 51 of the search for the near field communication device is executed, the consumer needs to execute the mobile application before the subsequent action can be performed, and the service provider 3 can make the mobile application execute in the process. The product information, advertising information or other basic information of the merchant or advertising contractor that has signed the cooperation agreement with the service provider 3 is increased, and the advertising efficiency provided by the service provider 3 is increased.

In summary, the present invention utilizes a near field communication device to share a network connection method, so that a mobile device obtains an area of the network sharing base via a near field communication device disposed in a network sharing base. Network connection permission to use the network to provide the Internet provided by the base, this method is implemented with a mobile application preloaded on the mobile device, first searching for the adjacent The near field communication device, after searching the near field communication device, actively sends an identity verification signal to the near field communication device, and the near field communication device obtains the identity verification message and performs verification via the Internet and a server terminal. After the verification is passed, the network connection right of the area sharing the base is provided for use by the mobile device. In this way, the user can use the network provided by the network sharing base more quickly and easily, without having to repeatedly ask the local network sharer for the password of the local area network connection authority. In addition, the present invention makes it easier for the consumer to obtain the local area network established by the network sharing base, and can effectively reduce the load of the mobile network service provider's mobile network system.

The present invention has been described in detail above, but the foregoing is only a preferred embodiment of the present invention, and is not intended to limit the scope of the present invention. Variations and modifications are still within the scope of the patents of the present invention.

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  1. A method for sharing a network connection by using a near field communication device to enable a mobile device to obtain a regional network connection right of the network sharing base via a near field communication device disposed in a network sharing base The network shares the Internet provided by the location, the mobile device has a communication module and is pre-loaded with a mobile application, the method includes: searching for a near field communication device step, launching the mobile application, and enabling the mobile application The program drives the communication module to search for the near field communication device capable of wireless connection within the communication range. If not, the search is continued, if yes, proceed to the next step; the connection willing step is invoked, and the mobile application is started to generate a The connection intention message is displayed on a display module of the mobile device to be replied. If the reply is disagree, the subsequent steps are stopped. If the reply is agreed, the next step is taken; the verification message is sent actively, and the mobile application is used. Actively sending an authentication message preloaded in the mobile application to the near field communication device; and obtaining a regional network a line authority step of causing the near field communication device to obtain the identity verification message and verifying via the Internet with a server terminal, and if the verification succeeds, driving the near field communication device to provide the area network connection authority to the mobile device, The mobile device uses a regional network provided by a merchant according to the network connection right of the area, and if the verification fails, refuses to provide the mobile device with the local area network connection right.
  2. The method for sharing a network connection by using a near field communication device according to claim 1, wherein the step of searching for the near field communication device further comprises the step of obtaining a network sharing site information step: connecting the server terminal by using an internet connection To enable the mobile app to obtain information about the network's shared locations via the Internet.
  3. The method for sharing a network connection by using a near field communication device according to claim 2, wherein the step of obtaining the local area network connection authority further comprises: changing the communication module of the mobile device according to the network connection authority of the area; Substeps for network connection settings.
  4. The method for sharing a network connection by using a near field communication device according to claim 1, wherein the step of acquiring the local area network connection authority further comprises: changing the communication module of the mobile device according to the network connection authority of the area; Substeps for network connection settings.
  5. The method for sharing a network connection by using a near field communication device according to claim 1, wherein the step of searching for the near field communication device further comprises an step of registering an identity: connecting the server terminal and providing identity by using an internet connection Data to generate the authentication message.
  6. A method for sharing a network connection using a near field communication device as claimed in claim 1, wherein the near field communication device is implemented by a low power Bluetooth technology.
  7. The method for sharing a network connection by using a near field communication device according to claim 6, wherein the step of searching for the near field communication device is to enable the mobile device to communicate with the near field communication device by using a low power Bluetooth technology.
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