Apparatus for securely configuring a target device
[pierson:wanda-patent2]Timothy J. Pierson, Xiaohui Liang, Ronald Peterson, and David Kotz. Apparatus for securely configuring a target device. U.S. Patent Application US16/747,451, May 28, 2020. ©Copyright the authors. Published as US20200169295A1; continuation of U.S. Patent 10,574,298. Priority date 2015-06-23; Filing date 2020-01-20; Published date 2020-05-28. Revision of pierson:wanda-patent.
Apparatus and method securely transfer first data from a source device to a target device. A wireless signal having (a) a higher speed channel conveying second data and (b) a lower speed channel conveying the first data is transmitted. The lower speed channel is formed by selectively transmitting the wireless signal from one of a first and second antennae of the source device based upon the first data. The first and second antenna are positioned a fixed distance apart and the target device uses a received signal strength indication (RSSI) of the first signal to decode the lower speed channel and receive the first data.
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Keywords: [authentication] [iot] [patent] [security] [wifi]
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