WO2013166762A1 - Networking method and system for personal area network devices - Google Patents

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WO2013166762A1
WO2013166762A1 PCT/CN2012/077107 CN2012077107W WO2013166762A1 WO 2013166762 A1 WO2013166762 A1 WO 2013166762A1 CN 2012077107 W CN2012077107 W CN 2012077107W WO 2013166762 A1 WO2013166762 A1 WO 2013166762A1
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陶伟成
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Disclosed are a networking method and system for a personal area network devices. The method comprises: connecting multiple personal area network devices having a sharing capability; configuring for the multiple personal area network devices a parameter used for the communication between the multiple personal area network devices; and performing communication by taking the multiple personal area network devices configured with the parameter as a separate personal area network entity. By means of the present invention, capabilities of personal area network devices are combined to complete a service coordinately, thereby improving user experience.

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The present invention relates to the field of communications, and in particular to a method and system for networking a personal network device. BACKGROUND With the development of technology, people have more and more personal devices, such as mobile phones, notebook computers, PDAs, tablets, MP4s, cameras, HDTVs, and the like. Most of these devices have the ability to communicate over short distances (for example: using infrared, Bluetooth, UWB, WIFI, etc.), and the short-range communication capabilities of these devices can be used to connect them together to form a personal area network (PN;). Share each other's resources and capabilities. However, these devices are targeted at different application scenarios and different device capabilities. In many application scenarios, people want to combine the capabilities of these devices (sharing capabilities) to complete certain services to enhance the user experience and rich business categories (for example: using HDTV, camera and telephone to complete video telephony services). At the same time, it seems to the business group that it is like using a single device. In view of the problem that multiple personal network devices in the related art cannot share each other's capabilities to implement communication, an effective solution has not been proposed yet. SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION The present invention provides a method and system for networking a personal network device to address at least the problem that multiple personal network devices in the related art cannot share each other's capabilities to implement communication. According to an aspect of the present invention, a personal network device networking method is provided, including: connecting a plurality of personal network devices having mutual sharing capabilities; configuring the plurality of the personal networks for a plurality of the personal network devices Parameters used for communication between devices; communicating the plurality of said personal network devices of said configuration parameters as a single personal network entity. Preferably, configuring configuration parameters used for communication between the plurality of the personal network devices for the plurality of the personal network devices comprises: selecting at least one primary device and multiple slaves from the plurality of the personal network devices a device, wherein the remaining personal network devices other than the primary device are the slave devices, and the master device and the plurality of slave devices are configured for the master device and the plurality of slave devices The configuration parameters used for communication between a plurality of slave devices are described. Preferably, configuring configuration parameters used by the master device and the plurality of slave devices to communicate between the master device and the plurality of slave devices includes: acquiring, by the master device, device capabilities of the master device Information and device capability information of a plurality of the slave devices; the master device generates device capabilities of the master-slave device in combination with device capabilities of the master device and device capabilities of the plurality of slave devices; The device capabilities of the combined master and slave devices are parameters used by the master device and the plurality of slave devices to configure communication between the master device and the plurality of slave devices. Preferably, the acquiring, by the master device, the device capability information of the multiple slave devices connected to the master device includes: the master device receiving device capability information of the slave device sent by the multiple slave devices; or the master The device sends a request for device capability to the plurality of slave devices, and receives device capability information of the plurality of slave devices carried in the feedback corresponding to the request. Preferably, the device capability of the master device that combines the device capability of the master device with the device capability of the plurality of slave devices includes: the master device and the plurality of slave devices The device capability is weighted and added to obtain the device capability of the combined master-slave device; or the master device takes the device capability of the master device and the plurality of slave devices as a combined master-slave device Equipment capabilities. Preferably, the communicating, by the plurality of the personal network devices of the configuration parameter as a separate personal network entity, comprises: performing, by the plurality of the personal network devices as a separate personal network entity, at least one of the following operations and / or business processing: establishing a personal network, joining the personal network, leaving the personal network, being invited to join the personal network, deleting the personal network. Preferably, the processing of the plurality of the personal network devices as a separate personal network entity includes: the primary device of the plurality of the personal network devices parsing the received service packet by using the configuration parameter; The service data is distributed to the slave devices in the plurality of the personal network devices corresponding to the service data; and/or the master device uses the configuration parameter to send the master device and/or the plurality of slave devices to be sent. Business data is assembled into business packages. Preferably, the plurality of personal network devices, as a single personal network entity, adopt one of the following or a result of performing the operation as the identifier: the device identifier of the master device, and the device of the slave device of the plurality of slave devices The identity of a set of personal network devices that identify and share capabilities. Preferably, the device capability includes at least one of the following: a software capability, a hardware capability, and a supported service capability. Preferably, the configuration parameter includes at least one of the following: a service parameter, an interface parameter, a control parameter, a status parameter, and a role parameter. Preferably, the service parameter includes one of the following parameters: a media format, a codec format, and a stream parameter. Preferably, the interface parameter includes one of the following parameters: a software interface name, a hardware interface name, a software interface parameter, and a hardware interface parameter. Preferably, the control parameter comprises one of the following parameters: at least one of the following parameters of the device and/or the device application: a trigger condition, a trigger time, an execution time, and an execution instruction. Preferably, the status parameter includes at least one of the following parameters: a device busy/idle state; a normal/fault state; a device on/off state; and a device application on/off state. Preferably, the role parameter includes a function role corresponding to the device in service execution. Preferably, the master device is a personal network gateway or a personal network device. According to another aspect of the present invention, a personal network device networking system is provided, including: a connection module, configured to connect a plurality of personal network devices having mutual sharing capabilities; and the first configuration module is configured to be multiple The personal network device configures configuration parameters used by the plurality of the personal network devices to communicate; the communication module is configured to perform the plurality of the personal network devices of the configuration parameters as a single personal network entity Communication. Preferably, the first configuration module includes: a selection module, configured to select at least one master device and multiple slave devices from the plurality of the personal network devices, wherein, in the plurality of the personal network devices, The remaining personal network devices other than the master device are the slave devices; the second configuration module is configured to configure the master device and the plurality of slave devices between the master device and the plurality of slave devices The configuration parameters used by the communication. Preferably, the second configuration module includes: an obtaining module, located in the master device, configured to acquire device capability information of the master device and device capability information of the plurality of slave devices; a master device, configured to generate a device capability of a master-slave device that combines a device capability of the master device and a device capability of the plurality of slave devices; a third configuration module, located in the master device, configured to be used The device capabilities of the combined master and slave devices configure the configuration parameters used by the master device and the plurality of slave devices to communicate between the master device and the plurality of slave devices. Preferably, the acquiring module includes: a first acquiring module, configured to acquire device capability information of the master device; and a first receiving module, configured to receive device capability information of the slave device that is sent by the multiple slave devices; Or a sending module, configured to send a request for the device capability to the multiple slave devices; and the second receiving module is configured to receive device capability information of the multiple slave devices carried in the feedback corresponding to the request. Preferably, the generating module includes: a weighting module, configured to weight-add the device capabilities of the master device and the slave device to obtain device capabilities of the combined master-slave device; or the first processing module is configured to The master device and the device capabilities of the slave device are aggregated as device capabilities of the combined master and slave devices. Preferably, the communication module includes: a second processing module, configured to perform, by using the plurality of personal network devices as independent personal network entities, at least one of: establishing a personal network, joining the personal network, leaving The personal network is invited to join the personal network, delete the personal network; and/or the third processing module is configured to perform processing on the plurality of the personal network devices as an independent personal network entity. Preferably, the third processing module includes: a parsing module, located on a main device of the plurality of personal network devices, configured to parse the received service package by using the configuration parameter; and a distribution module, configured to And the parsed service data is distributed to the slave devices in the plurality of the personal network devices corresponding to the service data; and/or the assembly module is located on the master device in the plurality of the personal network devices, and is configured to be The master device assembles the service data to be sent by the master device and/or the multiple slave devices into a service packet by using the configuration parameter. Through the invention, a plurality of personal network devices with sharing capabilities connected to each other are configured to communicate as a single personal network entity after configuring the parameters used for communication, thereby solving the problem that multiple personal network devices cannot be shared in the related art. The ability of each other to realize communication has achieved the effect of realizing the communication between the connected personal network devices through the sharing capability mode and improving the user experience. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS The accompanying drawings, which are set to illustrate,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, In the drawing: 1 is a flow chart of a method for networking a personal network device according to an embodiment of the present invention; FIG. 2 is a structural block diagram of a personal network device networking system according to an embodiment of the present invention; FIG. 3 is a personal network device according to an embodiment of the present invention; FIG. 4 is a structural block diagram of a personal network device networking system according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention; FIG. 5 is a flow chart 1 of a networking method according to an embodiment of the present invention; FIG. FIG. 7 is a schematic diagram of a networking scheme 1 according to an embodiment of the present invention; FIG. 8 is a schematic diagram of a networking scheme 2 according to an embodiment of the present invention; and FIG. 9 is a schematic diagram according to an embodiment of the present invention; A networking diagram of an embodiment of the present invention. BEST MODE FOR CARRYING OUT THE INVENTION Hereinafter, the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings. It should be noted that the embodiments in the present application and the features in the embodiments may be combined with each other without conflict. The embodiment of the present invention provides a method for networking a personal network device. FIG. 1 is a flowchart of a method for networking a personal network device according to an embodiment of the present invention. As shown in FIG. 1, the method includes the following steps S102 to S106. Step S102: Connect a plurality of personal network devices having mutual sharing capabilities. Step S104: Configure configuration parameters used for communication between the plurality of personal network devices for the plurality of personal network devices. Step S106: Communicate the plurality of personal network devices of the configuration parameters as a single personal network entity. Through the above steps, the plurality of shared personal network devices with the sharing capability are configured to communicate as a separate personal network entity after configuring the parameters used for communication, thereby solving the problem that the interconnected personal network devices in the related art cannot pass. The method of sharing capabilities realizes the problem of communication, thereby achieving the effect of realizing the communication between the connected personal network devices through the sharing capability mode and improving the user experience. In the implementation, the parameters may be configured for multiple personal network devices by, for example, classifying a plurality of personal network devices, and selecting at least one primary device and multiple secondary devices according to a predetermined rule, where the multiple The remaining personal network devices in the human network device except the master device are slave devices, and then the master device and the slave device configure configuration parameters used for communication between them. The predetermined rule may be determined according to user needs or settings of the system. For example: It can be based on the priority or processing power of the personal network device. The preferred embodiment enables the classification of multiple personal network devices and then the allocation configuration, reducing the cost of the configuration. In the foregoing configuration process, the master device may be used to obtain, for example, the master device acquires the device capability information of the master device and the device capability information of the multiple slave devices; the master device generates the device capability of the master device and the device capabilities of the multiple slave devices. The device capability of the combined master and slave devices; the master device uses the device capabilities of the combined master and slave devices to configure the configuration parameters used by the master device and the plurality of slave devices to communicate between the master device and the plurality of slave devices. The preferred embodiment improves the efficiency of the configuration by configuring parameters of the master device. In order to improve the flexibility of the master device to acquire the device capability of the slave device, the master device can obtain device capability information of the slave device connected to the master device in one of two ways. Manner 1: The master device receives device capability information of the slave device sent by the slave device. Manner 2: The master device sends a request for device capability to the slave device, and receives device capability information of the slave device carried in the feedback corresponding to the request. In implementation, the device capabilities of the combined master and slave devices can be generated according to the settings of the system that the user needs. Preferably, one of the following two methods can be used: Mode 1: The master device weights and adds the device capabilities of the master device and the slave device to obtain device capabilities of the combined master and slave devices. Manner 2: The master device combines the device capabilities of the master device and the slave device as device capabilities of the combined master and slave devices. It should be noted that the second method is relatively simple to operate, and the first method can generate the device capability of the master-slave device that meets the combination of different requirements. In order to realize that a plurality of personal network devices communicate as a separate personal network entity, the set of interconnected personal network devices operate as at least one of the following personal network entities and/or perform service processing: establishing a personal network, Join the personal network, leave the personal network, be invited to join the personal network, delete the personal network. It should be noted that the foregoing specific operations may refer to related processes in the prior art, and details are not described herein again. Preferably, the configuration parameters for communication are configured between the master and the slave device, and the master device and the slave device can be combined for service processing. For example: the master device uses the configuration parameter to parse the received service packet. Distributing the parsed service data to the slave device corresponding to the service data; and/or the master device uses the configuration parameter to assemble the service data to be sent by the master device and/or the slave device into the service package. In order to realize the uniqueness of the identity of the set of interconnected personal network devices, one of the following or the result of the operation may be used as the identifier of the plurality of personal network devices as a separate personal network entity: the device identifier of the primary device The device identification of the slave device, the identity of a group of personal network devices sharing the capabilities, for example, a hash operation may be employed. Preferably, in order to implement a shared call of capabilities between the master and the slave device, the device capability comprises at least one of the following: software capability, hardware capability, supported service capability. In order to realize the accuracy and timeliness of communication between the master and the slave device, the configuration parameter includes at least one of the following: a service parameter, an interface parameter, a control parameter, a status parameter, and a role parameter. Preferably, the service parameters include one of the following parameters: a media format, a codec format, and a stream parameter. Preferably, the interface parameter includes one of the following parameters: a software interface name, a hardware interface name, a software interface description parameter, and a hardware interface parameter. Preferably, the control parameter comprises one of the following parameters: at least one of the following parameters of the device and/or the device application: a trigger condition, a trigger time, an execution time, an execution instruction. Preferably, the status parameter includes at least one of the following parameters: a device busy/busy state; a normal/fault state; a device on/off state; and a device application on/off state. Preferably, the role parameter includes a function role corresponding to the device in service execution. In order to improve the practicability of the technical solution of the present application, the master device is a personal network network management system or a personal network device. It should be noted that the steps shown in the flowchart of the accompanying drawings may be performed in a computer system such as a set of computer executable instructions, and, although the logical order is shown in the flowchart, in some cases, The steps shown or described may be performed in an order different than that herein. In another embodiment, a personal network device networking software is provided, which is used to implement the technical solutions described in the foregoing embodiments and preferred embodiments. In another embodiment, a storage medium is further provided, and the foregoing personal network device networking software is stored in the storage medium, and the storage medium includes, but is not limited to, an optical disk, a floppy disk, a hard disk, a rewritable memory, and the like. The embodiment of the present invention further provides a personal network device networking system, and the personal network device networking system can be used to implement the foregoing personal network device networking method and a preferred implementation manner, which have been described, and will not be described again. The module involved in the personal network device networking system is described. As used hereinafter, the term "module" may implement a combination of software and/or hardware of a predetermined function. Although the systems and methods described in the following embodiments are preferably implemented in software, hardware, or a combination of software and hardware, is also possible and contemplated. 2 is a structural block diagram of a personal network device networking system according to an embodiment of the present invention. As shown in FIG. 2, the device includes: a connection module 22, a first configuration module 24, and a communication module 26. The following structure is detailed. description. The connection module 22 is configured to connect a plurality of personal network devices having mutual sharing capabilities; the first configuration module 24 is connected to the connection module 22, and is configured to configure the plurality of personal network devices connected to each other by the connection module 22 Configuration parameters used for communication between the personal network devices; the communication module 26, connected to the first configuration module 24, configured to communicate with the plurality of personal network devices of the first configuration module 24 configuration parameters as a single personal network entity . FIG. 3 is a block diagram of a preferred structure of a personal network device networking system according to an embodiment of the present invention. As shown in FIG. 3, the first configuration module 24 includes: a selection module 242 or a second configuration module 244; wherein the second configuration module 244 The method includes: an obtaining module 2442, a generating module 2444, and a third configuring module 2446. The obtaining module 2442 includes: a first obtaining module 31, a first receiving module 32, or a sending module 33 and a second receiving module 34. The generating module 2444 includes: The module 35 or the first processing module 36, the communication module 26 includes: a second processing module 262 and/or a third processing module 264; the third processing module 264 includes: a parsing module 2642, a distribution module 2644, and/or an assembly module 2646, The above structure is described in detail. The first configuration module 24 includes: a selection module 242, configured to select at least one master device and multiple slave devices from the plurality of the personal network devices, wherein the plurality of the personal network devices except the master device The remaining personal network devices are slave devices; the second configuration module 244 is connected to the selection module 242, is set to the selection module 242, and the master device and the plurality of slave device configuration master devices and the plurality of slave devices are selected using the selection module 242. Configuration parameters used to communicate between devices. Preferably, the second configuration module 244 includes: an obtaining module 2442, located in the master device, configured to acquire device capability information of the master device and device capability information of the plurality of slave devices; and a generating module 2444 located in the master device, connected to the acquiring device The module 2442 is configured to generate the device capability of the master device acquired by the acquisition module 2442 and the device capability of the plurality of slave devices, and the third configuration module 2446 is located in the master device and is connected to the generation module. 2444, configured to use the device capability of the combined master-slave device generated by the generation module 2444 to configure parameters used by the master device and the plurality of slave devices to configure communication between the master device and the plurality of slave devices. Preferably, the obtaining module 2442 includes: a first acquiring module 31, configured to acquire device capability information of the master device; a first receiving module 32, configured to receive device capability information of the slave device sent by the multiple slave devices; or a sending module 33. Set a request to send the device capability to the multiple slave devices; the second receiving module 34 is connected to the sending module 33, and is configured to receive the device corresponding to the multiple slave devices carried in the feedback sent by the sending module 33. Capability information. Preferably, the generating module 2444 includes: a weighting module 35, configured to weight-add the device capabilities of the master device and the slave device to obtain device capabilities of the combined master-slave device; or the first processing module 36 is configured to be the master The device capabilities of the device and the slave device are aggregated as the device capabilities of the combined master and slave devices. Preferably, the communication module 26 includes: a second processing module 262, configured to perform, by using the plurality of the personal network devices as a separate personal network entity, at least one of the following operations: establishing a personal network, joining a personal network, leaving the personal network The third processing module 264 is configured to perform processing on the personal network device as a separate personal network entity. The third processing module 264 includes: a parsing module 2642, located on a master device in the plurality of personal network devices, configured to parse the received service packet using the configuration parameter; and a distribution module 2644 configured to distribute the parsed service data a slave device in the plurality of personal network devices corresponding to the service data; and/or an assembly module 2646 located on the master device in the plurality of personal network devices, configured to use the configuration parameter as the master device and/or Or the service data to be sent by the multiple slave devices is assembled into a service package. The following description will be made in conjunction with the preferred embodiments, and the following preferred embodiments incorporate the above-described embodiments and preferred embodiments. Preferred Embodiment 1 This preferred embodiment provides a sharing capability personal network networking method, which enables the capabilities of the personal network device to be combined to complete certain services to enhance the user experience and enrich the service category. At the same time, it seems to the business group as if it were a single device. The method includes: a set of personal network devices sharing capabilities are connected to each other and joined as a separate personal network entity to join the personal network. The configuration parameters for the service are configured between a set of interconnected personal network devices. After being interconnected, as a separate personal network entity, it is possible to initiate operations such as establishing a personal network, joining a personal network, leaving a personal network, being invited to join a personal network, and deleting a personal network. Preferred Embodiment 2 This preferred embodiment provides a sharing capability personal network networking system, which enables the capabilities of the personal network device to be combined to complete certain services to enhance the user experience and enrich the service category. Also look at the business group It's like using a single device. 4 is a structural block diagram of a personal network device networking system according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention. As shown in FIG. 4, a sharing capability personal network networking system includes at least a configuration unit 42 for using a master-slave The device capability of the device configures the configuration parameters between the master and slave devices. The parsing unit 44 may be further configured to parse the service packet according to the configuration parameter, and distribute the parsed service data to the personal network device. An assembly unit 46 may be further included for assembling the service data sent from the personal network device into a service package according to the configuration parameters. The device can be deployed in a personal network device, in a personal network gateway, or in a personal network server. Preferred Embodiment 3 This embodiment provides a personal network networking method for sharing capabilities. In this embodiment, a group of personal network devices sharing capabilities are connected to each other and joined as a separate personal network entity to join the personal network. Preferably, the connection mode in which a group of personal network devices sharing the capabilities are connected to each other includes a manner of wireless or wired connection. Preferably, the sharing capability refers to a combination of device capabilities of a set of devices to share capabilities. It can be a simple addition, weighted addition of individual PDA devices, or a union of individual network device capabilities. For example: Assuming that the device capabilities of n PN devices are represented by the vector C = ( c Pl , cp 2 , . . . , cp n ) T , the sharing capability combination can be expressed as:

C ^CP!IJC^U...! J C n C Pn ( 1 ) or

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Where cPl is the device capability of the personal network device i, 'u' is the sum operation, and '+' is the addition operation. : =i Cl = l , Cl constant. In this embodiment, when a group of personal network devices sharing capabilities are connected to each other, at least one master device is selected, and other personal network devices are used as slave devices. Preferably, the master device may be a personal network gateway or a personal network device. Preferably, the slave device reports or the master device actively acquires the device capability information of the slave device, and the master device saves the device capability information of all the slave devices, and combines the device capability information of the master and slave devices, and reports the combination to the personal network server or the personal network server to obtain the combination. Device capability information for master and slave devices. Preferably, the device capabilities include software, hardware capabilities, supported business capabilities, and the like of the device. In this embodiment, after determining the capability configuration of the master and slave devices, the master device configures configuration parameters between the master and slave devices according to the capabilities of the master and slave devices. Preferably, the configuration parameter includes at least one of a service parameter, an interface parameter, a control parameter, a status parameter, and a role parameter. Preferably, the foregoing parameters are specifically as follows: (1) The service parameters include a media format, a codec format, a stream parameter, and the like, but are not limited to the specific parameters.

(2) Interface parameters include software interface, hardware interface, and software and hardware interface description information. For example, the protocol, port number, interface function, API, DCOM (Distributed COM Component) interface, RPC (Remote Process Call) interface, etc. are adopted, but are not limited to the above specific parameters.

(3) Control parameters include trigger conditions of the device and/or device application, trigger time, execution time, execution instructions (such as open, close, pause, etc.), but are not limited to the above specific parameters.

(4) The status parameters include the device busy status, normal/fault status, device and/or application on/off status, etc., but are not limited to the above specific parameters.

(5) The role parameter refers to the role played by the device in the service, but is not limited to this. For example: In the video call, the HD TV plays the role of the display device, and the camera plays the role of the camera. Preferably, the configuration parameters are automatically configured, including pre-service configuration, service configuration, manual configuration, and dynamic update. For example, when the business is in progress. It should be noted that a group of personal network devices sharing capabilities can be connected to each other as a separate personal network entity to initiate a personal network, join a personal network, leave a personal network, be invited to join a personal network, and delete a personal network. The specific process of these operations may adopt the processes in the prior art, and details are not described herein again. Each of these operations must carry a personal network entity identity, and a set of personal network devices sharing capabilities can be connected to each other as a separate personal network entity. The device identification of the primary device or the device identification of any secondary device can also be shared. The result of the operation of the identity of a group of personal network devices shall be guaranteed to be unique. Preferably, the information may be written or saved to the service group information table when the service is initiated or the service group is established, because the information of the set of personal network device identifiers and the device capabilities on behalf of the sharing capability is owned. The point of view is like using a single personal network device. For example: Suppose there are n personal network devices whose device identifiers are as follows: ( ID!, ID 2 ,..., ID n ) T (3 ) where 1^ is the device ID of the master device, ID 2 ,..., ^„ is the device identification of the slave device. Then, the identity of the combined personal network device can be ID = ID, i = 1 , 2, ... n; or ID = hash (ID, ID 2 , ..., ID n ) (4) Preferred Embodiment 4 This embodiment provides a configuration procedure of configuration parameters between the master and the slave device, and the process may be classified into the following two according to the manner in which the device capability information of the slave device is obtained. Context: Case 1: The device capability information of the slave device is reported from the device. FIG. 5 is a flowchart 1 of a networking method according to an embodiment of the present invention. As shown in FIG. 5, the method includes the following steps S502 to S506. S502: The master-slave device establishes a close-range connection. Step S504: The slave device reports the device capability of the slave device. Step S506: The master device configures the master-slave device configuration parameter according to the device capability information. Case 2: The master device acquires the device capability information of the slave device FIG. 6 is a networking method according to an embodiment of the present invention. As shown in Figure 6, the method includes the following steps S602 to S606. Step S602: The master and slave devices establish a close-range connection. Step S604: The master device acquires the device capability of the slave device. Step S604: The master device according to the device The capability information is used to configure the master and slave device configuration parameters. It should be noted that, in this embodiment, the master device establishes configuration parameters with each slave device. The configuration parameters of a typical master-slave device are as follows: Table 1 Configuration parameters of master and slave devices

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The table indicates that the personal network device 1 acts as a display device in the device sharing service, and the personal network device 2 acts as a photographing device in the shared service, and the configuration parameter indicates the parameter setting of the service distribution when the service is performed, and the service data packet can be based on these parameters. The split is distributed and distributed to the corresponding device and the business data obtained from the device is assembled according to the configuration parameters. Preferred Embodiment 5 This embodiment provides two networking schemes. Case 1: FIG. 7 is a schematic diagram of a networking solution 1 according to an embodiment of the present invention. As shown in FIG. 7, the personal network device 1 and the personal network device 2 are slave devices, and the personal network device 3 is a master device, and through the personal network. The gateway 1 is connected to the personal network server, and the personal network device 4 belongs to the same personal network, the personal network device 1, the personal network device 2, the personal network device 3 sharing capability, the personal network device 5, and the personal network device 6 belong to another person. The network is connected to the personal network server through the personal network gateway 2. The personal network device 3 stores device capability information and configured parameter information of the personal network device 1 and the personal network device 2. After the personal network is established, the personal network gateway 1 and the personal network server store the identity of the personal network device 3 and the personal network device 1, the personal network device 2, the sharing capability information of the personal network device 3, and the information of the personal network device 4. The personal network gateway 2 and the personal network server store information of the personal network device 5 and the personal network device 6. Case 2: FIG. 8 is a schematic diagram of a network solution scheme 2 according to an embodiment of the present invention. As shown in FIG. 8, the personal network device 1 and the personal network device 2 are slave devices, and the personal network gateway 1 is a master device, and through the personal network. The gateway 1 is connected to the personal network server, and the personal network device 4 belongs to the same personal network, the personal network device 1, the personal network device 2, the personal network gateway 1 sharing capability, the personal network device 5, and the personal network device 6 are another person. The network is connected to the personal network server through the personal network gateway 2. The personal network gateway 1 stores device capability information and configured parameter information of the personal network device 1 and the personal network device 2. After the personal network is established, the personal network gateway 1 and the personal network server store the joint identifiers representing the personal network device 1, the personal network device 2, the personal network gateway 1, and their sharing capability letters. Information and information of the personal network device 4. The personal network gateway 2 and the personal network server store information of the personal network device 5 and the personal network device 6. Preferred Embodiment 5 This embodiment provides a method for communicating between personal network devices sharing device capabilities. FIG. 9 is a schematic diagram of networking according to an embodiment of the present invention. As shown in FIG. 9, the scenario in this embodiment is : This example describes the following scenarios. User A and User B make a video call. User A's mobile phone has a high-definition camera and display. However, User B's mobile phone has no camera or camera pixels, and there is no HD display. , but User B has HDTV and cameras for short-range communication. User B uses the high-definition TV to establish a connection with the camera and the mobile phone, uses the high-definition TV to display the video stream sent by the user A, and uses the camera to capture the scene around him for the user A to watch. The personal network establishment process in the above scenario includes the following steps S302 to S324. Step S302: The user B initiates a sharing request to the camera and the TV by using the mobile phone, and the sharing request carries the identifier of the camera and the TV, where may be the MAC address of the camera and the TV. Step S304: The camera and the TV respond to the request, and return device capability information of the camera and the TV in the response message; for example, a media codec format supported by the TV and the camera, and a call interface. Step S306: The mobile phone saves the device capability information of the camera and the TV. Step S308: configuration parameters between the mobile phone configuration and the camera and the TV, for example, configuring streaming media parameters, and calling an API interface of the TV and the camera. Step S310: The mobile phone combines its own capability information with the device capability information of the camera and the TV, and sends the combined device capability information together with the identity of the mobile phone to the personal network server (for example: a switch of the videophone provider) to request to establish an individual. network. Step S312: The personal network server saves the mobile phone identifier and the sharing capability information. Step S314: User A or B establishes a videophone service. It should be noted that, in establishing a videophone service, the server of the switch or the videophone provider determines whether the devices of the two parties support the videophone, because the sharing capability of the three devices of the user B meets the requirements, the switch or the video The server of the telephone provider connects the videophone services of both parties. Step S324: When the mobile phone receives the audio and video service packet sent by the user A, the mobile phone parses the service packet according to the configuration parameter, sends the parsed video stream to the TV for display, and sends the parsed audio stream to the speaker. Play it. At the same time, the video stream captured by the camera and the audio stream obtained from the mobile phone microphone are assembled into a service package and sent to the personal network server, and then sent to the user A. According to the foregoing embodiment, a method and a system for networking a personal network device are provided, and a plurality of personal network devices with sharing capabilities connected to each other are configured as a single personal network entity after configuring parameters for performing communication. The invention overcomes the problem that multiple personal network devices in the related art cannot share each other's capabilities to realize communication, thereby realizing the ability of multiple personal network devices to share each other and realize communication, thereby improving user experience. It should be noted that these technical effects are not all of the above embodiments, and some technical effects are obtained by some preferred embodiments. Obviously, those skilled in the art should understand that the above modules or steps of the present invention can be implemented by a general-purpose computing device, which can be concentrated on a single computing device or distributed over a network composed of multiple computing devices. Alternatively, they may be implemented by program code executable by the computing device so that they may be stored in the storage device by the computing device, or they may be separately fabricated into individual integrated circuit modules, or Multiple modules or steps are made into a single integrated circuit module. Thus, the invention is not limited to any specific combination of hardware and software. The above is only the preferred embodiment of the present invention, and is not intended to limit the present invention, and various modifications and changes can be made to the present invention. Any modifications, equivalent substitutions, improvements, etc. made within the spirit and scope of the present invention are intended to be included within the scope of the present invention.

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A personal network device networking method, including:
 Connect multiple personal network devices with mutual sharing capabilities;
 Configuring configuration parameters used for communication between the plurality of the personal network devices for a plurality of the personal network devices;
 A plurality of said personal network devices of said configuration parameters are communicated as a single personal network entity.
2. The method according to claim 1, wherein configuring configuration parameters used for communication between the plurality of the personal network devices for a plurality of the personal network devices comprises:
 Selecting at least one master device and a plurality of slave devices from the plurality of the personal network devices, wherein the remaining personal network devices other than the master device among the plurality of personal network devices are the slave devices; Configuring the configuration parameters used by the master device and the plurality of slave devices to communicate between the master device and the plurality of slave devices.
3. The method according to claim 2, wherein configuring configuration parameters used by the master device and the plurality of slave devices to configure communication between the master device and the plurality of slave devices comprises:
 The master device acquires device capability information of the master device and device capability information of the plurality of slave devices;
 The master device generates device capabilities of the combined master and slave devices by the device capabilities of the master device and the device capabilities of the plurality of slave devices;
 Using the device capability of the combined master and slave device to configure the configuration parameter used by the master device and the plurality of slave devices to communicate between the master device and the plurality of slave devices .
The method according to claim 3, wherein the acquiring, by the master device, the device capability information of the multiple slave devices connected to the master device comprises:
Receiving, by the master device, device capability information of the slave device that is sent by the multiple slave devices; or sending, by the master device, a device capability request to the multiple slave devices, and receiving a message that is carried in the feedback corresponding to the request Device capability information of the plurality of slave devices. The method according to claim 3, wherein the device capability of the master device that combines the device capability of the master device with the device capability of the plurality of slave devices comprises:
 The master device weights and adds the device capabilities of the master device and the plurality of slave devices to obtain device capabilities of the combined master and slave devices; or
 The master device aggregates the device capabilities of the master device and the plurality of slave devices as device capabilities of the combined master and slave devices. The method according to any one of claims 1 to 5, wherein communicating the plurality of the personal network devices of the configuration parameters as a separate personal network entity comprises:
 A plurality of said personal network devices operate as at least one of the following personal network entities and/or perform business processing:
 Establishing a personal network, joining the personal network, leaving the personal network, being invited to join the personal network, and deleting the personal network. The method according to claim 6, wherein the plurality of the personal network devices performing service processing as an independent personal network entity comprises:
 The master device of the plurality of personal network devices parses the received service packet by using the configuration parameter; and distributes the parsed service data to the slave devices of the plurality of the personal network devices corresponding to the service data; and / or
 The master device assembles the service data to be sent by the master device and/or the multiple slave devices into a service packet by using the configuration parameter. The method according to any one of claims 1 to 6, wherein the plurality of personal network devices use one of the following or a result of the operation as a separate personal network entity as the identifier: the device identifier of the primary device And an identifier of a set of personal network devices of the slave device of the one of the plurality of slave devices. The method according to any one of claims 1 to 6, wherein the device capability comprises at least one of the following:
 Software capabilities, hardware capabilities, supported business capabilities,
The method according to any one of claims 1 to 6, wherein the configuration parameter comprises at least one of the following:
Business parameters, interface parameters, control parameters, status parameters, role parameters
11. The method according to claim 10, wherein the service parameter comprises one of: a media format, a codec format, and a stream parameter.
12. The method according to claim 10, wherein the interface parameter comprises one of the following parameters: a software interface name, a hardware interface name, a software interface parameter, and a hardware interface parameter.
13. The method according to claim 10, wherein the control parameter comprises one of: one of: the device and/or at least one of the following parameters of the device application:
 Trigger condition, trigger time, execution time, execution instruction.
The method according to claim 10, wherein the status parameter comprises a parameter of at least one of the following: a device busy/idle state;
 Normal / fault status;
 Device on/off status;
 Device application on/off status.
15. The method of claim 10, wherein the role parameters comprise functional roles corresponding to devices in service execution.
The method according to any one of claims 2 to 6, wherein the master device is a personal network gateway or a personal network device.
17. A personal network device networking system, comprising:
 a connection module, configured to connect a plurality of personal network devices having mutual sharing capabilities; and a first configuration module configured to configure, for the plurality of the personal network devices, communication between the plurality of the personal network devices Configuration parameter
 And a communication module configured to communicate the plurality of said personal network devices of said configuration parameters as a single personal network entity.
The system according to claim 17, wherein the first configuration module comprises: a selection module, configured to select at least one master device and multiple slave devices from among the plurality of personal network devices, wherein The remaining personal network devices other than the main device among the plurality of personal network devices are the slave devices; And a second configuration module, configured to configure the configuration parameter used by the master device and the plurality of slave devices to communicate between the master device and the plurality of slave devices.
The system of claim 18, wherein the second configuration module comprises:
 An acquiring module, located in the master device, configured to acquire device capability information of the master device and device capability information of the plurality of slave devices;
 a generating module, located in the master device, configured to generate a device capability of the master-slave device combining the device capability of the master device and the device capability of the plurality of slave devices;
 a third configuration module, located in the master device, configured to use the device capability of the combined master-slave device to configure the master device and the plurality of slave devices for the master device and the plurality of slave devices The configuration parameters used for communication.
The system of claim 19, wherein the obtaining module comprises: a first acquiring module, configured to acquire device capability information of the master device;
 a first receiving module, configured to receive device capability information of the slave device sent by the multiple slave devices; or a sending module, configured to send a request for device capability to the multiple slave devices; and a second receiving module, configured to Receiving device capability information of the plurality of slave devices carried in the feedback corresponding to the request.
The system according to claim 19, wherein the generating module comprises: a weighting module configured to weight-add the device capabilities of the master device and the slave device to obtain device capabilities of the combined master-slave device ; or
 The first processing module is configured to take the device capability of the master device and the slave device as a device capability of the combined master-slave device.
The system according to any one of claims 17 to 21, wherein the communication module comprises:
 And a second processing module, configured to perform, by using the plurality of the personal network devices as a separate personal network entity, at least one of the following operations:
 Establishing a personal network, joining the personal network, leaving the personal network, being invited to join the personal network, deleting the personal network; and/or
The third processing module is configured to perform processing on the plurality of the personal network devices as an independent personal network entity.
The system according to claim 22, wherein the third processing module comprises: a parsing module, located on a main device of the plurality of personal network devices, configured to use the configuration parameter to receive the service The packet is parsed; the distribution module is configured to distribute the parsed service data to the slave devices in the plurality of the personal network devices corresponding to the service data; and/or
 An assembly module, located on a master device in the plurality of the personal network devices, configured to assemble, by the master device, the service data to be sent by the master device and/or the multiple slave devices into a service package by using the configuration parameter .
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