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Publication numberCN103036936 B
Publication typeGrant
Application numberCN 201210362542
Publication date21 Dec 2016
Filing date25 Sep 2012
Priority date8 Oct 2011
Also published asCN103036936A, EP2582116A2, EP2582116A3, US9065869, US20130091208, US20150373143
Publication number201210362542.4, CN 103036936 B, CN 103036936B, CN 201210362542, CN-B-103036936, CN103036936 B, CN103036936B, CN201210362542, CN201210362542.4
Inventors亚桑塔ĚNĚ拉贾克鲁纳纳亚克, 詹姆斯ĚDĚ贝内特
Applicant美国博通公司
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社交网络装置成员资格和应用 Membership and social networking device applications translated from Chinese
CN 103036936 B
Abstract  translated from Chinese
本公开涉及社交网络装置成员资格和应用。 The present disclosure relates to membership and social networking device applications. 一种具有经由社交基础设施参与社交网络组的能力的社交装置。 It means the ability to participate in a social group social network via social infrastructure have. 社交装置的各个功能和资源可被社交网络组的成员访问。 Social functions and resources of each device can be accessed by members of a social network group. 类似地,社交装置可被配置为访问社交网络组的服务和其他资源。 Similarly, the social apparatus may be configured to access a social networking group services and other resources. 社交装置可通过自主的、自动的或成员触发的处理来参与社交网络组。 Social apparatus may be involved in social networking groups through independent, automated processing triggered or member. 在一种实施方式中,社交装置作为社交网关运行以通信地耦接子节点和社交网络组。 In one embodiment, the means of social communication in order to run as a social gateway coupled child nodes and social networking groups. 社交网关可包括机顶盒或移动通信装置,且子节点可以是通过用户接口与社交网关交互的人类用户。 Social gateway may include a set-top box or a mobile communication device, and the child node can be a human user through the user interface and gateway social interaction. 在进一步的实施方式中,社交网关可同时作为通过其他社交装置与社交网络组通信的子装置工作。 In a further embodiment, the gateway can operate as a social sub-assembly by other means of social communication and social networking group work.
Claims(10)  translated from Chinese
1.一种与社交基础设施一起使用的社交装置,所述社交基础设施支持多个社交网络组,所述多个社交网络组中的第一个具有包括至少一个人类成员的关联成员资格,所述社交装置包括: 通信接口,被配置为与所述社交基础设施通信; 处理电路,能够耦接所述通信接口; 由所述处理电路支持的至少一个装置资源; 所述处理电路利用所述通信接口在所述多个社交网络组中的第一个内建立装置成员资格,属于所述社交装置的所述装置成员资格与所述社交装置的用户的成员资格不同;以及所述处理电路经由所述多个社交网络组中的第一个提供所述至少一个装置资源。 A social system and social infrastructure used together, the social infrastructure that supports multiple social networking groups, the multiple social networks in the first group has an associated membership includes at least one member of the human race, the social said apparatus comprising: a communication interface configured to communicate with the social infrastructure; processing circuitry can be coupled to the communication interface; at least one resource by said processing circuit means of support; the processing performed by the communication circuit an interface means for establishing membership within the multiple social networks in the first group, which belongs to the qualifications of the members of the social means of the device and the user's social membership means different; and the processing circuit via the said plurality of social network group first means providing at least one of said resources.
2.根据权利要求1所述的社交装置,其中,所述关联成员资格还包括第二装置成员,并且所述至少一个装置资源被提供用以由所述第二装置成员经由所述多个社交网络组中的第一个进行访问。 2. Social apparatus according to claim 1, wherein said correlation means further comprises a second membership member, and said at least one device of said plurality of resources is provided by said second means for social members via network group first visit.
3.根据权利要求1所述的社交装置,其中,所述处理电路至少部分地以匿名方式在所述多个社交网络组中的第一个内建立成员资格。 3. Social apparatus according to claim 1, wherein the processing circuit at least partially anonymous establish membership within the multiple social networks in the first group.
4.根据权利要求1所述的社交装置,其中,所述至少一个装置资源的提供根据所述多个社交网络组中的第一个内的所述社交装置的成员资格来调节。 4. Social apparatus according to claim 1, wherein the means providing the at least one resource based on the membership of the plurality of social means social network within the first group is adjusted.
5.根据权利要求1所述的社交装置,进一步包括耦接至所述通信接口的成员报告模块,所述成员报告模块包括关于所述社交装置的至少一个特性的档案信息或者包括关于与所述社交装置相关联的用户或所有者的至少一个特性的档案信息,并且其中,所述通信接口被配置为经由所述社交基础设施共享所述档案信息。 5. Social apparatus according to claim 1, further comprising a communication interface coupled to the member reporting module, the module includes a file members report information on the social apparatus comprises at least one characteristic or on the at least one property owner or user profile information associated with social means, and wherein the communication interface is configured to share via the social infrastructure of the profile information.
6.—种社交网关装置,具有用以参与社交网络组的功能和社交能力,所述社交网络组具有包括至少一个社交装置成员和至少一个人类或非装置成员的关联成员资格,所述社交网关装置包括: 处理电路,被配置为支持与所述社交网络组的分级交互,包括确定所述社交网络组内的社交网络装置的装置成员资格,属于所述社交网络装置的所述装置成员资格与所述社交网络装置的用户的成员资格不同; 上行通信接口,能够耦接所述处理电路,并被配置为与所述社交网络组通信;以及下行通信接口,能够耦接所述处理电路,所述下行通信接口被配置为与子节点通信, 所述处理电路进一步被配置为通信地耦接所述社交网络组和所述子节点。 6.- kinds of social gateway device having a group to participate in social networking features and social skills, the social network has an associated membership group includes at least one member of the social means and at least one human or non-members of the unit, the social Gateway apparatus comprising: a processing circuit is configured to support the hierarchical interactive social network group, including determining eligibility means a member of a social network means the social network within the group, which belongs to the qualifications of the members of the social network means and means the user of the social network apparatus unlike membership; upstream communication interface capable of coupling the processing circuit and configured to communicate with the social network group; and downlink communications interface, can be coupled to the processing circuitry, the said downstream communication interface is configured to communicate with the child node, the processing circuit is further configured to communicatively coupled with the social network and said set of child nodes.
7.根据权利要求6所述的社交网关装置,其中,所述社交网关装置是机顶盒,所述社交网关装置进一步包括耦接至所述处理电路的前端,所述前端能够接收外部媒体内容并转换所述媒体内容以用于被通信地耦接至所述下行通信接口的至少一个子节点消费。 Social gateway apparatus according to claim 6, wherein, wherein said apparatus is a set top box social gateway, the gateway device further comprises a social coupled to the front end of the processing circuit, capable of receiving the front end of the external media content conversion and the media content for the downlink is coupled to at least one communication interface communicatively child node consumption.
8.根据权利要求6所述的社交网关装置,能够用作父社交装置和子社交装置,其中,所述上行通信接口被配置为通过父节点与所述社交网络组通信。 Social gateway apparatus according to claim 6, capable of acting as a parent and child social means social means, wherein the upstream communication interface is configured with the parent node through the group communication social network.
9.一种社交装置,具有用以参与社交网络组的功能和社交能力,所述社交网络组具有包括至少一个社交装置成员和至少一个人类或非装置成员关联成员资格,所述社交装置包括: 通信接口,被配置为与所述社交网络组通信; 处理电路,能够耦接所述通信接口,所述处理电路被配置为通过在所述社交网络组内建立社交装置的装置成员资格支持与所述社交网络组的交互,属于所述社交装置的所述装置成员资格与所述社交装置的用户的成员资格不同;以及归档和相关性模块,能够与所述通信接口相关联,所述归档和相关性模块被配置为汇编关于所述社交网络组的至少一个成员的成员档案信息, 所述通信接口进一步被配置为向所述社交网络组传输所汇编的成员档案信息的至少一部分。 A social means having to participate in social networking group functions and social skills, including the social network group has at least one member of the social means and means associated with at least one member of the human or non-membership, the social apparatus comprising: a communication interface configured to communicate with the social network group; a processing circuit coupled to said communication interface capable of the processing circuit is configured to establish a social support means membership in the device with the social network group said interactive social networking group, belonging to the user's social apparatus of the means of social membership and the membership means different; as well as archiving and correlation module, the communication interface can be associated with the filing and correlation module is configured to compile information file members at least one member of the group on the social network, the communication interface is further configured to set information to the social network transmission assembly members at least part of the file.
10.根据权利要求9所述的社交装置,所述通信接口进一步被配置为从所述社交网络组的成员和非成员接收请求, 所述归档和相关性模块进一步被配置为识别所述请求与所汇编的成员档案信息之间的相关性,并且至少部分地基于所述相关性生成响应数据, 所述通信接口进一步被配置为传输所述响应数据。 10. The social apparatus according to claim 9, said communication interface is further configured to receive a request from the members and non-members of the social network of the group, and the correlation archive module is further configured to identify the request and compiled files of information between the members of the correlation, at least in part based on the correlation of the data generated in response, said communication interface is further configured to transmit the response data.
Description  translated from Chinese

社交网络装置成员资格和应用 Membership and social networking device applications

[0001]相关专利/专利申请的交叉引用 [0001] Related Patents / Patent 0001

[0002]本申请要求于2011年10月8日提交的美国临时专利申请第61/545,147号以及于2012年I月3日提交的美国专利申请第13/342,301号的优先权,其全部内容通过引用结合于此。 [0002] This application claims priority to U.S. Provisional Patent on October 8, 2011 filed an application No. 61 / 545,147 and U.S. Patent Application March 2012 I filed No. 13 / 342,301 priority in its entirety by reference herein.

技术领域 TECHNICAL FIELD

[0003]本发明总体涉及社交联网;并且,更具体地,其涉及社交网络装置成员资格、资源分配以及相关服务和通信。 [0003] The present invention generally relates to a social networking; and, more particularly, it relates to the social network membership means, and resource allocation and related communication services.

背景技术 Background technique

[0004]近年来,社交网络站点和服务的流行与增长急剧地上升。 In recent years, rapidly rising popularity and growth of social networking sites and services [0004]. 目前的社交网络站点包括Facebook、Google+、Twitter、MySpace、YouTube、LinkedIn、Flicker、Jaiku、MYUB0、Bebo等。 The current social networking sites including Facebook, Google +, Twitter, MySpace, YouTube, LinkedIn, Flicker, Jaiku, MYUB0, Bebo and so on. 这样的社交联网(SNET)站点一般是基于网页的,并围绕可被网络成员访问的用户档案(prof i Ie,简介)和/或内容集合来组织。 Such social networking (SNET) is generally based on web site and can be accessed around the members of the network user profile (prof i Ie, profile) collection and / or content organization. 这样的社交网络中的成员资格(membership,成员构成)由个体或个体的分组构成,所述个体或个体分组通常由档案页面表示,并按照社交联网服务的判定被允许互动。 Such social network membership (membership, membership) by the individual or group of individuals constituted the individual or group of individuals is usually represented by a profile page, and follow the determined social networking services are allowed to interact.

[0005]在很多的流行社交网络中,特别是关注于档案的社交网络,活动集中在网页或社交空间上,该网页或社交空间使成员可以通过联系网络查看档案、交流和分享活动、兴趣、观点、状况更新、音频/视频内容等。 [0005] In many of the popular social networks, especially focused on archives social network activities focused on a web page or social space, the page or social space so members can view files through network of contacts, exchange and sharing activities, interests, view status updates, audio / video content. 社交联网服务还可允许成员追踪该社交网络中其他成员的某些活动;与现有的朋友、故人和同事协作、定位和连接;并与其他成员建立新的连接。 Social networking service also allows members of the social network to track some of the activities of other members; and existing friends, old friends and colleagues collaborate, location and connection; and establishing a new connection with other members.

[0006]个体成员一般通过现存的基于网页的平台经由计算装置、平板装置或智能手机连接至社交联网服务。 [0006] the individual members of the general existing web-based social networking platform to connect to the service via the computing device, tablet device or smartphone through. 成员经常分享共同纽带、社交状态、或与其各自的联系人的地理或文化的联系。 Members often share a common bond, social status, or their respective associates geographic or cultural links. 智能手机和基于游戏的移动社交联网服务正是快速发展的领域的例子。 Field-based smart phones and mobile gaming is the rapid development of social networking services for example.

[0007]在被称为“云”的计算中,计算任务在一般经由互联网连接访问的远程计算机/月艮务器上被进行。 [0007] In the calculation called "cloud", the general computing tasks on a remote computer via an Internet connection to access / Server is to be carried out. 云计算的一个好处是可以减少用户装置所要求的相应的处理和存储的性能(例如云计算机可加载平板装置所访问的网页并仅将要求的信息通信回该平板电脑)。 One of the benefits of cloud computing is that it can reduce the corresponding processing and storage performance required by the user equipment (such as cloud computer loadable tablet device to access the web and only the information and communication requirements of the back of the tablet). 因此,近年来已目睹到由本地或站点上的存储被转移至基于云的数据存储和管理的内容和应用软件的数量持续地增加。 Thus, recent years have witnessed to be stored locally or transferred from site to continue to increase the number of cloud-based data storage and management of content and applications software based. 这样的软件机能/服务和内容一般经由(虚拟化的)网络基础设施按需可用。 Such software function / general services and content via (virtualization) network infrastructure available on demand.

发明内容 SUMMARY

[0008] (I)—种与社交基础设施一起使用的社交装置,所述社交基础设施支持多个社交网络组,所述多个社交网络组中的第一个具有包括至少一个人类成员的关联成员资格,所述社交装置包括:通信接口,被配置为与所述社交网络基础设施通信;处理电路,能够耦接所述通信接口;由所述处理电路支持的至少一个装置资源;并且,所述处理电路利用所述通信接口既为所述社交装置在所述多个社交网络组中的第一个内建立成员资格,又经由所述多个社交网络组中的第一个提供所述至少一个装置资源。 [0008] (I) - Social and social infrastructure device types for use with the social infrastructure that supports multiple social networking groups, the multiple social networks in the first group includes at least one member of the association has a human memberships, social the apparatus comprising: a communication interface, the social network configured to communicate with the infrastructure; processing circuitry can be coupled to the communication interface; at least one resource by said processing circuit means of support; and, the said processing circuit uses the communication interface means both for the establishment of a social membership in the plurality of social network group within the first, and provide at least via the plurality of social network group first a device resources.

[0009] (2)根据(I)所述的社交装置,其中,所述关联成员资格还包括第二装置成员,并且所述至少一个装置资源被提供用以由所述第二装置成员经由所述多个社交网络组中的第一个进行访问。 [0009] (2) A (I) according to the social means, wherein said correlation means further comprises a second membership members, and the at least one resource means is provided by said second means to the members via the said plurality of social network group first visit.

[0010] (3)根据(I)所述的社交装置,其中,所述处理电路至少部分地以匿名方式在所述多个社交网络组中的第一个内建立成员资格。 [0010] (3) According to (I) the social unit, wherein the processing circuit at least partially anonymous establish membership in the plurality of social network group within the first one.

[0011] (4)根据(I)所述的社交装置,其中,所述至少一个装置资源的提供根据所述多个社交网络组中的第一个内的所述社交装置的成员资格来调节。 [0011] (4) (I) of the social means, wherein said at least one means to provide resources based on membership in the social means of the plurality of social network group within the first adjusted .

[0012] (5)根据(4)所述的社交装置,其中,在所述多个社交网络组中的第一个内建立成员资格包括从所述社交基础设施接收邀请。 [0012] (5) (4) of the social system in which the establishment of membership include receiving the invitation from the social infrastructure in the plurality of social network group within the first one.

[0013] (6)根据(5)所述的社交装置,所述处理电路被配置为自主接受或请求邀请以参与所述第一社交网络组。 [0013] (6) (5) of the social means, said processing circuit is configured to accept autonomy or requests to be invited to participate in the first social network group.

[0014] (7)根据(5)所述的社交装置,所述处理电路被配置为遵从来自所述社交装置的用户的接受指示来接受邀请以参与所述第一社交网络组。 [0014] (7) (5) of the social means, said processing circuit is configured to comply with the social means from a user's accept instructions to accept the invitation to participate in the first social network group.

[0015] (8)根据(I)所述的社交装置,进一步包括: [0015] (8) According to (I) according to the social apparatus further comprising:

[0016]用户接口,耦接至所述处理电路,所述用户接口能够从所述社交装置的人类用户接收输入信息,所述输入信息涉及与所述社交网络组的交互。 [0016] a user interface, coupled to said processing circuit, said user interface capable of receiving input information from a user of the social human means, said input information relates to the interaction with the social networking group.

[0017] (9)根据(I)所述的社交装置,进一步包括耦接至所述通信接口的成员报告模块,所述成员报告模块包括关于所述社交装置的至少一个特性的档案信息,并且其中,所述通信接口被配置为经由所述社交基础设施共享所述档案信息。 [0017] (9) (I) of the social apparatus further comprises a communication interface coupled to the member reporting module, the members of the reporting module includes at least one characteristic of the social profile information about the device, and wherein the communication interface is configured to share via the social infrastructure of the profile information.

[0018] (10)根据(I)所述的社交装置,进一步包括耦接至所述通信接口的成员报告模块,所述成员报告模块包括关于与所述社交装置相关联的用户或所有者的至少一个特性的档案信息,并且其中,所述通信接口被配置为经由所述社交基础设施共享所述档案信息。 [0018] (10) (I) of the social apparatus further comprises a communication interface coupled to the member reporting module, the module comprises members report on the social and apparatus associated with the user or owner at least one characteristic of archival information, and wherein the communication interface is configured to share via the social infrastructure of the profile information.

[0019] (11)根据(I)所述的社交装置,所述通信接口进一步被配置为从所述第一社交网络组接收档案信息,其中,所述档案信息包括关于与所述第一社交网络组相关联的至少一个节点的特性的信息。 [0019] (11) (I) of the social system, the communication interface is further configured to receive information from the archives of the first social networking group, which includes information about the file and the first social information on at least one node of the network characteristic associated with the group.

[0020] (12)根据(I)所述的社交装置,其中,所述通信接口和所述处理电路包括集成电路 [0020] (12) A (I) according to the social means, wherein said communication interface and said processing circuitry comprises an integrated circuit

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[0021] (13)根据(I)所述的社交装置,被配置为参与第一社交网络组,所述第一社交网络组选自由电气社交网络、交通工具社交网络和医疗社交网络组成的组。 [0021] (13) according to (I) the social means configured to participate in the first group social networking group, the first social network social networking group consisting of electrical, transport and medical social networking social networks consisting of .

[0022] (14)—种社交网关装置,具有用以参与社交网络组的功能和社交能力,所述社交网络组具有包括至少一个社交装置成员和至少一个人类或非装置成员的关联成员资格,所述社交网关装置包括:处理电路,被配置为支持与所述社交网络组的分级交互;上行通信接口,能够耦接所述处理电路,并被配置为与所述社交网络组通信;以及,下行通信接口,能够耦接所述处理电路,所述下行通信接口被配置为与子节点通信,所述处理电路进一步被配置为通信地耦接所述社交网络组和所述子节点。 [0022] (14) - kind of social gateway device having a group to participate in social networking features and social skills, the social network has an associated membership group includes at least one member of the social means and at least one human or non-members of the unit, the social gateway apparatus comprising: a processing circuit configured to support interaction with the social network hierarchical group; upstream communication interface capable of coupling the processing circuit and configured to communicate with the social network group; and, downlink communication interface capable of coupling the processing circuit, the downstream communication interface is configured to communicate with the child node, the processing circuit is further configured to communicatively coupled with the social network and said set of child nodes.

[0023] (15)根据(14)所述的社交网关装置,其中,所述社交网关装置是机顶盒,所述社交网关装置进一步包括耦接至所述处理电路的前端,所述前端能够接收外部媒体内容并转换所述媒体内容以用于被通信地耦接至所述下行通信接口的至少一个子节点消费。 [0023] (15) (14) of the social gateway apparatus, wherein said apparatus is a set top box social gateway, the gateway device further comprises a social coupled to the front end of the processing circuit, the distal end capable of receiving external converting said media content and media content for being communicatively coupled to said at least one communication interface downlink child node consumption.

[0024] (16)根据(14)所述的社交网关装置,其中,所述社交网关装置是移动计算装置。 [0024] (16) (14) of the social gateway apparatus, wherein said apparatus is a social gateway mobile computing device.

[0025] (17)根据(14)所述的社交网关装置,其中,所述下行通信接口包括用户接口,其中,所述子节点是人类用户。 [0025] (17) (14) Social gateway device, wherein, the downlink communication interface comprises a user interface, wherein the user is a human child node.

[0026] (18)根据(14)所述的社交网关装置,能够用作父社交装置和子社交装置,其中,所述上行通信接口被配置为通过父节点与所述社交网络组通信。 [0026] (18) (14) of the social gateway apparatus, can be used as a parent and child social means social means, wherein the upstream communication interface is configured with the parent node through the group communication social network.

[0027] (19)—种社交装置,具有用以参与社交网络组的功能和社交能力,所述社交网络组具有包括至少一个社交装置成员和至少一个人类或非装置成员关联成员资格,所述社交装置包括:通信接口,被配置为与所述社交网络组通信;处理电路,能够耦接所述通信接口,所述处理电路被配置为支持与所述社交网络组的交互;以及,归档和相关性模块,能够与所述通信接口相关联,所述归档和相关性模块被配置为汇编关于所述社交网络组的至少一个成员的成员档案信息,所述通信接口进一步被配置为向所述社交网络组传输所汇编的成员档案信息的至少一部分。 [0027] (19) - kind of social means having to participate in social networking group functions and social skills, including the social network group has at least one member of the social means and at least one human or non-membership means members of the association, said social apparatus comprising: a communication interface configured to communicate with the social network group; a processing circuit can be coupled to the communications interface, the processing circuitry is configured to interact with the social network support group; and, archive and correlation module, the communication interface can be associated with the archiving and correlation module is configured to compile at least one member of the group on the social network of member profile information, the communication interface is further configured to the at least part of the social network group transmission assembly member profile information.

[0028] (20)根据(19)所述的社交装置,所述通信接口进一步被配置为从所述社交网络组的成员和非成员接收请求,所述归档和相关性模块进一步被配置为识别所述请求与所汇编的成员档案信息之间的相关性,并且至少部分地基于所述相关性生成响应数据,所述通信接口进一步被配置为传输所述响应数据。 [0028] (20) according to (19) of the social system, the communication interface is further configured to receive a request from members and non-members of the social network group, the archival and correlation module is further configured to identify correlation with the request compiled file information among the members, and at least partially based on the correlation data is generated in response to said communication interface is further configured to transmit the response data.

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[0029]图1示出根据本发明的包括社交装置的社交网络圈的实施方式。 [0029] Figure 1 shows an embodiment of the apparatus including social circle social network according to the present invention.

[0030]图2示出根据本发明的包括多个成员的社交组的实施方式。 [0030] FIG. 2 shows an embodiment comprises a plurality of members of social groups according to the present invention.

[0031]图3是示出根据本发明实施方式的社交网络基础设施和社交装置的功能框图。 [0031] FIG. 3 is a functional block diagram illustrating an embodiment of the present invention, social networks and social infrastructure means unfounded.

[0032]图4是根据本发明的社交机顶盒(STP)/网关的实施方式的示意框图。 [0032] FIG. 4 is a schematic block diagram of a set-top box according to an embodiment of the present invention, social (STP) / gateway.

[0033]图5是根据本发明实施方式的用于支持其他社交装置和社交系统间多种交互的社交装置的示意框图。 [0033] FIG. 5 is a schematic block diagram of a variety of means of social interaction between social systems and other social apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention is used for support.

[0034]图6示出根据本发明的社交网络圈/子圈中的社交装置成员资格和访问的各个实施方式。 [0034] FIG. 6 illustrates various embodiments of the present invention, a social network circle / child's social circle means membership and access.

[0035]图7是根据本发明的包括用于支持社交网络圈/子圈成员资格和通信的整体机能的社交装置的实施方式的示意框图。 [0035] FIG. 7 is an embodiment includes support for the overall function of the social means of social networking circle / ring sub-membership and communications schematic block diagram of the present invention.

[0036]图8是根据本发明的与社交网络圈/子圈对接的社交装置的实施方式的示意框图。 [0036] FIG. 8 is a schematic block diagram according to an embodiment of social networking circle / child's social circle docking apparatus of the present invention.

[0037]图9是示出根据本发明的实施方式的对参与社交网络圈/子圈的社交装置的访问的示意框图。 [0037] FIG. 9 is a schematic block diagram of an embodiment of the present invention, access to participate in social networking circles / child turns social apparatus.

[0038]图10是示出根据本发明实施方式的社交装置的对接和远程访问的状态图。 [0038] FIG. 10 is a diagram illustrating an embodiment of the present invention, the state of the social means of docking and Remote Access Fig.

[0039]图11是根据本发明的支持通告和组供应的基于社交装置的归档(profiling)的实施方式的示意框图。 [0039] FIG. 11 is a schematic block diagram of the present invention support announcements and group-based archiving social supply means (profiling) of the embodiment.

[0040]图12是根据本发明的支持通告和组供应的基于社交装置的归档和自推的方法的实施方式的逻辑图。 [0040] FIG. 12 is a support announcements of the present invention based on the embodiment of social archive device and a method of self-propelled logic diagram group supply.

[0041]图13是根据本发明的基于归档数据与SNET圈的基于相互关系的交互的方法的实施方式的逻辑图。 [0041] FIG. 13 is based on the interactive relationship between the method of archiving data and SNET ring embodiment of the present invention is a logic diagram.

[0042]图14示出根据本发明的电器社交网络圈/子圈的各个实施方式。 [0042] Figure 14 illustrates various embodiments of the present invention, electrical circle social network / sub-ring to.

[0043]图15示出根据本发明的交通工具社交网络圈/子圈的各个实施方式。 [0043] FIG. 15 illustrates various embodiments of the vehicle of the present invention is a social network circle / ring to child.

[0044]图16示出根据本发明的医疗社交网络圈/子圈的各个实施方式。 [0044] FIG. 16 illustrates various embodiments of the present invention, the medical circles of a social network / sub-ring to.

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[0045]如本文所用,术语“社交网络”和“SNET”包括装置和/或个体的分组或社交结构,以及这样的装置和/或个体间的连接、链路和相依性。 [0045] As used herein, the term "social networking" and "SNET" comprises means and / or individual packet or social structure, and such a device and / or connections, links and dependencies between individuals. SNET中的或附属的成员和活动者(包括装置)在本文中可被称为“节点”、“社交装置”、“SNET成员”、“SNET装置”、“用户装置”和/或“模块”。 SNET in or affiliated members and activists (including devices) may be referred to herein as "nodes", "social unit", "SNET members", "SNET device," "user device" and / or "modules" . 此外,术语“SNET圈”、“SNET组”、“SNET子圈”一般表示包括社交装置、并且根据上下文适当地包括SNET人类成员和个人区域网络(“PAN”)的社交网络。 Further, the term "SNET circle", "SNET group", "sub SNET circle" refers generally include social means suitably comprises a SNET and members of the human and personal area network ( "the PAN") based on the context of a social network.

[0046] 现参照图1,示出了包括社交装置102的社交网络圈/组100(下文中称为“SNET圈”)。 [0046] Referring now to FIG. 1, it shows a means of social networking, including social circle 102 / group 100 (hereinafter referred to as "SNET circle"). 超越传统社交联网的特征和服务之上,如下面综合参考示图更全面地描述的那样,根据本发明的各个实施方式的SNET圈100和相关的社交装置102包括多个新颖的特征和属性。 Above beyond the traditional social networking features and services, such as more fully described below as a comprehensive reference diagram, in accordance with various embodiments of the present invention SNET ring 100 and related social apparatus 102 includes a plurality of novel features and attributes.

[0047]简言之,SNET圈100中的成员资格可包括对接的社交装置102(其实施方式结合图7被描述)和SNET圈人类成员104,以及其代理。 [0047] In short, SNET ring 100 may include membership in a social docking device 102 (which is described embodiment in conjunction with FIG. 7) and SNET human ring member 104, as well as its agents. 进一步地,SNET圈100节点可包括参与作为成员的各种类型的装置服务和软件(例如,应用)。 Further, SNET node ring 100 may include participation as a member of various types of devices and software services (for example, applications). 通过示例,SNET圈成员可包括人工智能代理/社交机器人106、SNET安全装置108、电器、交通工具和服务提供者110、其他SNET圈112的公共或被授权的成员/机能等。 By way of example, SNET ring members may include artificial intelligence agents / social robot 106, SNET security device 108, electrical appliances, vehicles and 110 service providers, other public or authorized SNET ring 112 members / functions and so on. 进一步地,对SNET圈100的具体内容和资源的访问可以与其他SNET 114中的成员共享,包括远程或基于网页的应用。 Further, access to specific content and resources SNET ring 100 can be shared with other members in SNET 114, including remote or web-based applications. 这样的访问可被制约在可接受的归档和联系数据上。 Such access can be restricted to an acceptable archiving and contact data. 相似地,社交装置或个体可被许可带有或不带有受限访问的临时或特设的成员资格。 Similarly, social or individual devices can be licensed temporary or ad hoc membership with or without restricted access.

[0048]在所示实施方式中,SNET圈100的形成、保持和操作由单独的或分布式的SNET处理电路和软件116执行。 In the illustrated embodiment, SNET ring formation [0048] 100, and operations performed by the individual holding or distributed SNET processing circuitry and software 116. 注意,“SNET处理电路”可包括硬件、软件、应用、或其各种组合,并可被配置为支持本文所公开的各种机能。 Note that, "SNET processing circuitry" may include hardware, software, applications, or various combinations thereof, and can be configured to support various functions disclosed herein. 进一步地,SNET处理电路116可被包括于独立的服务器、服务器机群、基于云的资源、和/或下面描述的各类型的装置,并且结合有认证和安全机能118。 Further, SNET processing circuit 116 may be included on a separate server, cluster, cloud-based resources, and / or the following description of each type of device, and incorporates a 118 authentication and security functions. 此外,根据本发明的SNET还可利用专用的中间件(middleware),包括具有相关鉴定流程的标准化的中间件。 Further, according to the present invention may also use SNET dedicated middleware (middleware), including identification of relevant processes standardized middleware. SNET圈100中的交互和相依性可包括社交装置联系/控制模块120、SNET圈成员归档模块122、以及自适应资源分配和仲裁模块124中的一个或多个,稍后详述。 SNET ring 100 interactions and dependencies may include a means of social contact / control module 120, SNET circles archive module 122, and adaptive resource allocation and arbitration module 124, one or more, more on that later.

[0049]可根据本发明的各个实施方式以多种方式完成内部和外部SNET内容/媒体126的分发。 [0049] can be accomplished in a variety of internal and external SNET content / media distribution 126 in accordance with various embodiments of the present invention. 例如,媒体分发可涉及包括很多种通信协议及有线和/或无线通信信道的自适应或并行网络路由基础设施。 For example, it includes a media distribution may involve a wide variety of communication protocols and adaptive wired and / or wireless communication channel or a parallel network routing infrastructure. SNET内容/媒体126例如可包括多种用户驱动(通告)信道、图片、视频、链接、在线文本等。 SNET content / media 126 for example, may include a variety of user-driven (Announcements) channel, pictures, videos, links, text, etc. online. 通过互联网主干128、蜂窝通信系统、WAN、LAN等,可进行对这样的内容的访问,以及与SNET圈100的社交装置102进行通信或对其进行远程访问。 Internet backbone 128, a cellular communication system, WAN, LAN, can access to such content, as well as social and SNET circle communication device 102 or 100 access it remotely.

[0050]图2示出根据本发明的包括多种成员的社交组202的实施方式。 [0050] FIG. 2 shows a social group of embodiments include more members 202 in accordance with the present invention. 在该实施方式中,社交组202中的成员资格可包括运行社交组202中多种功能的多个新颖的社交系统成员204。 In this embodiment, a social group membership 202 may include a plurality of novel members of a social system to run multiple functions in a social group 202 204. 正如将被理解的那样,社交系统成员204中的一些可支持社交组202与人类成员/非成员和用户200之间的直接或间接联系。 As will be appreciated, the social system of some 204 members of a social group can support 202 human members / non-members and the user directly or indirectly linked to 200 between.

[0051]在所示实施方式中,社交系统成员(或节点)204包括为社交组机能和成员操作(路由、数据存储、服务等)提供支持基础设施的一个或多个本地或远程服务器和服务器集群。 [0051] In the illustrated embodiment, the members of a social system (or node) 204 includes providing a support infrastructure or multiple local or remote servers and server performance and social group member operation (routing, data storage, services, etc.) clusters. 经由专用的或多功能的通信路径装置可进行社交组内的通信和与非成员的通信。 Via a dedicated or multi-purpose communication path and the communication device can communicate with non-members of the social group.

[0052]社交系统成员204进一步包括被配置为用作社交组202内节点的装置。 [0052] member 204 further includes a social system is configured to function as a social group node apparatus 202. 这样的装置中的社交机能和其他社交系统成员204可通过多种手段实现。 Such a device other social systems and social functioning member 204 may be realized by a variety of means. 例如,装置可具有完整的硬件/固件/软件以支持社交组访问和成员操作。 For example, the device may have a complete hardware / firmware / software to support social missions and members of the operation. 可选地,通用装置204a可包括实现对社交组202的参与的社交代码。 Alternatively, the generic device 204a may include a group of 202 to achieve social participation social code. 在进一步的实施方式中,被设计为包括社交机能的装置204b可通过非社交代码与社交中介层(social shim layer)或驱动封包(driver wrapper)的结合来参与社交组202。 In a further embodiment, it is designed to include a social function device 204b by non-social codes and social intermediary layer (social shim layer) or a combination of packet driver (driver wrapper) to participate in social group 202. 在另外再一种实施方式中,具有社交设计的成员装置204c可利用额外的社交代码,包括对社交组202特定的代码。 In further still another embodiment, the device has a member of a social 204c may be designed with additional social codes, social group 202 including specific code.

[0053]参与社交组202是通过包括自动化的和成员触发的成员资格邀请和处理(成员资格管理)206的机能被支持的。 [0053] 202 is involved in a social group by including automated and membership invitations and processing (membership management) member function trigger 206 is supported. 更具体地,成员资格管理206可通过自动的、自动化的和成员触发的进程邀请预期的成员参与社交组202。 More specifically, membership management 206 can be automated, and automated process triggered invite members of the expected 202 members in a social group. 例如,成员资格管理206可被用户人200配置为通过自动地邀请/接受具有一定特性的社交系统成员(诸如用户或用户的熟人所拥有或控制的装置)来建立社交组202。 For example, membership management 206 200 people can be user configured to automatically invite / accept the social system members with certain characteristics (such as a user or acquaintances or controlled by the device owner) to create a social group 202.

[0054]可根据来自现有社交系统成员204或用户人200的输入或授权来调节被接受的加入社交组202的邀请和主动提出的加入社交组202的请求的处理(例如通过用户接口)。 Processing the request [0054] According to the existing social system members from 204 or user input or person authorized to regulate the 200 accepted the invitation to join social groups 202 and offered to join a social group 202 (for example, through the user interface). 相似地,成员资格管理206可被配置为生成关于哪一位预期成员接收邀请的自动化的建议。 Similarly, membership management 206 may be configured to generate recommendations on which a prospective member receives invitation automated. 根据本发明,诸如本文描述的多种其他方法可被用于建立成员资格。 According to the present invention, a variety of other methods, such as described herein may be used to establish membership.

[0055]对社交组202的包括服务和数据的资源的访问和该资源的可见性可通过总体和成员分级访问配置208来管理。 [0055] access to resources include 202 social groups and data services and the overall visibility and can be accessed by members of grade 208 configured to manage the resource. 例如,如果社交组202的成员资格包括家庭成员和相关装置,那么可以以自动的或自动化的方式跨级别应用统一的访问配置(或独立的装置和人的配置)。 For example, if the membership of a social group, including 202 family members and related devices, it can be automatic or automated way to apply a uniform cross-level access configuration (or stand-alone device and human configuration). 在其他的实施方式中,基于每个成员施加访问控制和约束210。 In other embodiments, each based access control and restraint member 210 is applied.

[0056]社交组202可提供很多种的成员服务212,包括可被社交系统成员204访问的内部和外部服务。 [0056] 202 social groups can provide a variety of services 212 members, including internal and external services can be accessed by 204 members of the social system. 通过示例,社交组202可在完全成员和/或被授权的客人成员和访客间提供电子邮件或其他通信服务。 By way of example in the social group 202 full members and / or authorized guests of members and visitors to provide e-mail or other communication between the services. 对于社交组202的其他资源,对成员服务212的访问控制和约束可被应用至个体成员或各级成员。 For a social group of other resources 202, 212 service members access control and constraints can be applied to an individual member or members at all levels.

[0057]图3是示出根据本发明实施方式的社交网络(SNET)基础设施和(成员)社交装置300的功能框图。 [0057] FIG. 3 is a functional block diagram illustrating an embodiment of the present invention according to a social network (SNET) infrastructure and (members) of social device 300. 社交网络基础设施301与社交装置300及其他SNET成员之间的通信可在一个或多个有线和无线通信网络303上进行。 Social network infrastructure 301 to communicate with the device 300 and other social SNET between members can be performed on one or more wired and wireless communications network 303. SNET基础设施301和社交装置300分别通过通信接口331和311被耦接至通信网络303,通信接口331和311均可支持与个体SNET成员或SNET成员组/级的通信。 SNET 301 infrastructure and social means 300 are respectively coupled to the communication network 303, the communication interface 331 and 311 can support communications with individual SNET SNET member or members of a group / class 331 and 311 through the communication interface.

[0058]所示实施方式的SNET基础设施301包括多个功能和资源以支持具有社交装置成员的SNET的形成和保持。 [0058] The embodiment shown in SNET infrastructure 301 includes a plurality of functions and resources to support member having a social means of SNET is formed and maintained. 具体地,成员报告管理和处理333从相关的社交装置300中的SNET/组/成员报告功能313处接收信息。 In particular, members of the management and processing of 333 reports from the relevant social device 300 SNET / group / 313 members receive information reporting capabilities. 这样的信息可包括:例如关于社交装置300和/或装置用户的位置、地址以及活动的状况数据315。 Such information may include: for example, with regard to social status means 300 and / or device user's location, address and activity data 315.

[0059]此外,社交装置300可提供装置信息316,该装置信息316指示例如装置功能和社交性能、装置型号、装置配置、软件版本、所附外围和下行(社交)装置、装置资源和使用率等。 [0059] Additionally, device 300 may be a social information providing apparatus 316, the apparatus 316 information indicating device features and social performance e.g., device model, device configuration, software version, and the attached peripheral downlink (social) means, and resource utilization means Wait. 为了SNET资源管理(包括动态资源分配和仲裁)的目的,SNET基础设施301可利用关于可用资源和当前资源的使用率的装置信息316。 To SNET resource management (including dynamic resource allocation and arbitration) purposes, SNET infrastructure device 301 may use information about available resources and the current resource usage of 316.

[0060]在多种实施方式中,社交装置300可具有在不同时间处收集、存储和/或报告装置状况/信息315/316的义务。 [0060] In various embodiments, the device 300 may have a social at different times of the collection, storage and / or reporting device status / information 315/316 obligations. 例如,当周期性地附属或对接SNET时和/或在与其他SNET内和SNET间的资源和装置(包括上行和下行装置)操作衔接期间,会需要报告。 For example, when a subsidiary or docking SNET periodically and / or convergence during operation, and will need to report in Miscellaneous SNET resources and means (including upstream and downstream equipment) and between SNET.

[0061] 再次参照SNET基础设施301,另外的机能和资源包括,但不限于:SNET成员信息捕捉和存储管理334;使SNET相关软件组件可以彼此通信的SNET应用编程接口(API)335;用于保持SNET与附属数据/资源的完整性的安全和访问控制管理337;以及(网页)服务器服务338。 [0061] Referring again to SNET infrastructure 301, additional functions and resources include, but are not limited to: SNET member information capture and storage management 334; make SNET related software components can communicate with each other SNET application programming interface (API) 335; for holding SNET and ancillary data / resources integrity of security and access control management 337; and (web) server service 338. 社交网络基础设施300进一步包括对应前述的以及诸如本文所述的其他服务的其他组应用服务305。 Social network infrastructure 300 further includes a corresponding foregoing and other groups such as the application of other services described herein and services 305. 在一种示例实施方式中,SNET基础设施301(例如通过装置信息316)可决定希望参与SNET的社交装置300的种类和性质。 In one exemplary embodiment, SNET infrastructure 301 (e.g., by means of information 316) may determine the type and nature of SNET want to participate in social device 300. 如需要,之后SNET基础设施301的机能可以指示或触发社交装置300中适当的应用软件和下层驱动的安装。 If desired, after SNET infrastructure function 301 may indicate social or trigger device 300 and the lower appropriate application software driver installation. 可最少地涉及社交装置300固有功能地进行这样的操作。 It may be minimally involved in social function inherent to the apparatus 300 to conduct such operations.

[0062]在所示实施方式中,社交装置300包括多个另外的功能和资源以支持参与社交网络。 [0062] In the illustrated embodiment, the apparatus 300 includes a plurality of additional social functions and resources to support the participation in social networks. 更具体地,SNET、SNET和/或成员控制功能317可包括从功能318、主功能319以及其各种组合。 More specifically, SNET, SNET and / or member 317 may include a control function 318, 319 as well as its primary function from various combinations of features. 从功能318包括例如装置(重)配置、已指示资源分配、已管理资源仲裁、桥接操作等。 From 318 includes features such as device (re) configuration, have been instructed to resource allocation, resource management has arbitration, bridging operation. 主功能319使社交装置300能够建立、管理、和终止社交网络中的节点或节点组之间的各个交互,包括涉及社交装置300本身的交互。 Main social function 319 enables device 300 can create, manage, and terminate the interaction between the various social network nodes or groups, including social interaction involving apparatus 300 itself.

[0063] 社交装置300进一步包括社交API 321和基于浏览器的交互能力327以支持例如相关的社交应用和服务323(可包括从和主功能318和319)。 [0063] social apparatus 300 further includes social interaction API 321 and browser-based capability to support 327 such as relevant social applications and service 323 (which may include slave and master functions 318 and 319). 安全和访问控制325层准许社交装置300与安全SNET组/圈接口或建立安全SNET组/圈,并控制对内部和外部SNET资源的访问。 Security and access control layers 325 and 300 permit the social security SNET group / ring interface or a secure group SNET / circle, and control access to internal and external SNET resources.

[0064]注意,图3所示的本发明的实施方式的多个功能框块可以整体或部分地被并入一个或多个(应用专用的)集成电路装置中。 [0064] Note that the functional blocks shown in the block diagram of the embodiment 3 of the present invention may be incorporated in whole or in part by one or more of (application specific) integrated circuit devices. 例如,集成电路装置可包括提供成员报告机能(包括装置状况和装置特性的通信)的成员报告模块、装置控制能力、主/从功能、安全和访问控制模块等。 For example, the integrated circuit device may include providing members reporting function (including a communication device status and device characteristics) of the members of the reporting module, device control, master / slave functionality, security and access control module. 这样的集成电路装置还可包括板上处理能力和/或与处理器装置的接口。 Such an integrated circuit device may further include an interface board processing power and / or the processor means. 可选地,上面描述的功能中的一些可整体或部分地被并入操作系统和/或操作系统内核上加载的软件。 Alternatively, the functions described above some may be incorporated in whole or in part on the operating system to load and / or the operating system kernel software.

[0065]图4是根据本发明的社交机顶盒(STB)/网关401的实施方式的示意框图。 [0065] FIG. 4 is a schematic block diagram of the present invention, a social set-top box (STB) / Gateway embodiment 401. STB/网关401提供多个功能,包括从上游资源到可被下游社交装置消费的内容的信号转换。 STB / Gateway 401 provides a plurality of functions, including signal can be converted from upstream resources to downstream social content consumption device. STB/网关401可进一步作为支持上游和下游装置之间的单向或双向通信和桥接的网关进行工作。 STB / Gateway 401 may further be supported by a one-way between the upstream and downstream devices or two-way communication gateway and bridge work.

[0066]如结合图5更全面地所描述的那样,所示社交装置可在社交装置“等级体系”中工作,该“等级体系”包括社交装置、社交“父”(SP)装置和社交“子”(SC)装置。 [0066] As more fully in connection with FIG 5 described above, the social apparatus shown can work in the social means "hierarchy", the "hierarchy" means, including social, social "Father" (SP) and social means. " child "(SC) devices. 简言之,SP装置可使相关的SC装置与社交网络直接地或间接地进行交互和/或连接。 Briefly, SP device may enable the SC device and associated social networking or indirectly interact with and / or connected directly. SC装置的社交能力可经由SP装置被提供。 Social Competence SC device can be provided via the SP devices.

[0067] 进一步地,诸如STB/网关401和下游装置441-449的根据本发明的各个实施方式和应用的一些社交装置可同时地或选择性地作为社交装置、SP装置和/SC装置进行工作。 [0067] Further, such as STB / gateway device 401 and downstream various embodiments and applications of some of the social apparatus according to the invention may simultaneously or alternatively as a social means of 441-449, SP means and / SC devices work . 可以以选择性的、自动的或自动化的方式建立SP和SC装置间的关联。 It may be selective, automatic or automated way associated SP and SC between devices. 例如,将STB/网关401与SNET基础设施405对接可导致用户家用装置的自动对接。 For example, the STB / Gateway 401 and 405 docking SNET infrastructure can result in an automatic docking user home apparatus.

[0068] 所示实施方式的STB/网关401与SNET基础设施405和(SNET)外部介质系统407经由一个或多个有线或无线的网络/链路403进行交互。 [0068] illustrated embodiment STB / Gateway 401 and 405 and SNET infrastructure (SNET) external media system 407 via one or more wired or wireless network / link 403 interact. 有线和无线网络/链路403(和409)可利用各种传输介质中的一种或多种,诸如同轴电缆、屏蔽双绞线、光纤线缆、电力线和无线介质(射频、微波、卫星、红外线等),并且根据各种通信和联网协议(TCP/IP、UPuP、IPv6等)进行工作。 Wired and wireless network / link 403 (and 409) can take advantage of a variety of transmission media in one or more, such as coaxial cable, shielded twisted pair, fiber optic cable, power cable and wireless media (radio, microwave, satellite , infrared, etc.), and operate in accordance with various communication and networking protocols (TCP / IP, uPuP, IPv6, etc.). 此外,有线和无线网络/链路403可包括利用生成树协议、直接无线连接、对等链路等的多跳网络。 In addition, both wired and wireless network / link 403 may include the use of spanning tree protocol, direct wireless connection, such as peer link multi-hop network.

[0069] (SNET)外部介质系统407可包括例如一个或多个电缆、卫星和/或陆地电视系统。 [0069] (SNET) external media system 407 may include one or more cable, satellite and / or terrestrial television system. 这些系统可使用多种头端设备和服务,如接收电视信号以进一步地处理和分发的电缆头端,且所述头端设备和服务还可以提供诸如互联网连接的多种其他服务。 These systems can use a variety of head-end equipment and services, such as receiving a television signal for further processing and distribution of the cable head-end, and the head-end equipment and services can also provide a variety of other services such as the Internet connection.

[0070]虽然所示STB/网关401作为社交父装置进行工作,但在可选的实施方式中其可具有与SNET基础设施405(以及与其相关的SNET成员)或(SNET)外部介质系统407对等的或父的关系。 [0070] Although shown STB / gateway device 401 as a social parent to work, but in an alternative embodiment, it may have a SNET infrastructure 405 (SNET and the associated member) or (SNET) external media system 407 pairs like the relationship or parent. 例如,电缆头端本身可包括使其可以作为节点参与社交网络的社交能力。 For example, the cable head-end itself so that it can include participation in a social network as a node of social skills.

[0071]所示实施方式的STB/网关401包括广播/单播/多播前端413,该广播/单播/多播前端用于从(SNET)外部媒介系统407或SNET基础设施405接收压缩的数字视频、数字音频和其他数据信号以进一步地处理和分发。 [0071] illustrated embodiment STB / gateway 401 includes a broadcast / unicast / multicast front end 413, the broadcast / unicast / multicast tip for from (SNET) or external media system 407 SNET infrastructure 405 receives compressed digital video, digital audio and other data signals for further processing and distribution. 前端413包括用于隔离特定的信道的调谐电路419a。 The front end 413 includes a tuning circuit for isolating a particular channel 419a. 之后来自调谐器电路419a的信号可被提供至模拟至数字(ADC)电路420a和解调电路421a以进行向二进制格式/流的转换。 After the signal from the tuner circuit 419a may be provided to an analog-to-digital (ADC) circuit 420a and the demodulation circuit 421a for the binary / stream conversion. 一旦处于二进制格式,前向纠错(FEC)电路422a检查接收到的二进制流的完整性。 Once in binary format, completeness before receiving the forward error correction (FEC) circuit 422a checks binary stream. 之后从二进制流提取的音频、视频和数据可被解码(例如,通过解码425)为适于下游社交装置消费的格式。 After extraction from the binary stream audio, video, and data can be decoded (for example, by decoding 425) suitable for consumption means lower social format. 注意,解调电路421a可支持诸如正交相移编码(QPSK)、正交幅度调制(QAM)、编码正交频分复用(COFDM)等的一种或多种调制技术。 Note that, the demodulation circuit 421a may support such as a quadrature phase shift encoding (QPSK), quadrature amplitude modulation (the QAM), coded orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (the COFDM) modulation of one or more such techniques.

[0072]前端413可被集成为一个或多个半导体装置,该半导体装置可进一步支持例如交互式数字电视、联网DVR机能、DOCSIS应用上的IP视频以及3D图像支持。 [0072] the front end 413 may be integrated into one or more semiconductor devices, the semiconductor device may further support such as interactive digital TV, network DVR function, IP video applications on DOCSIS and 3D graphics support. 此外,可为不同的电视标准(诸如PAL、NTSC、ATSC、SECAM、DVB-C、DVB-T (2)、DVB-H、ISDB、T-DMB、开放式有线)和调制方案提供多重调谐器电路419a(包括带内和带外调谐)、ADC电路420a和解调电路421a。 In addition, for different television standards (such as PAL, NTSC, ATSC, SECAM, DVB-C, DVB-T (2), DVB-H, ISDB, T-DMB, open-wired) and modulation schemes offer multiple tuners circuit 419a (including band and out-of-band tuner), ADC circuit 420a and the demodulation circuit 421a. 进一步地,在一些实施方式中,由前端413提供的信道和相关节目信息的分享可被认为是社交功能。 Further, in some embodiments, the shared channel and associated program information provided by the front end 413 may be considered a social function.

[0073]在本发明的一种可选实施方式中,STB/网关401机能的功能可由智能手机或移动计算装置执行。 [0073] In an alternative embodiment of the present invention, the functional features 401 STB / gateway may be a smartphone or mobile computing device. 在这种实施方式中,“前端”413包括一个或多个无线接口(包括PHY和基带功能),如蜂窝(3G、4G、頂T-高级等)或广域网络(WiMax等)接口。 In this embodiment, the "front end" 413 includes one or more wireless interfaces (PHY and including baseband functionality), such as cellular (3G, 4G, top T- Advanced, etc.) or wide area networks (WiMax, etc.) interfaces. 接口可支持一个或多个调制和复用技术,如0FDM、0FDMA、SC-FDMA、QPSK、QAM、64QAM、CSMA、]\nM0 等。 Interface can support one or more modulation and multiplexing techniques, such as 0FDM, 0FDMA, SC-FDMA, QPSK, QAM, 64QAM, CSMA,] \ nM0 like. 在所示实施方式中,无线接口包括收发器419b、模拟至数字(ADC)和数字至模拟(DAC)电路、解调和调制电路421b以及FEC(如turbo码或LDPC码)电路422b。 In the illustrated embodiment, includes a transceiver 419b are wireless interfaces, analog to digital (ADC) and digital-to-analog (DAC) circuit, a demodulation and modulation circuit 421b and the FEC (e.g. a turbo code or LDPC code) circuit 422b. 处理电路411可提供编码、解码和转码425功會K。 Processing circuitry 411 may provide encoding, decoding, and transcoding will work 425 K.

[0074] STB/网关401还可包括上行社交通信接口电路415,以与SNET基础设施405和/或(SNET)外部介质系统407通信。 [0074] STB / Gateway 401 may also include an upward social communication interface circuit 415, and SNET to infrastructure 405 and / or 407 communications (SNET) external media system. 通过社交通信接口电路415,STB/网关401可直接与上游资源通信,或提供耦接至STB/网关401的装置(例如,社交装置441-449)和这样的资源间的(双向)桥接通ί目。 Through social communication interface circuit 415, STB / gateway 401 may communicate directly upstream resources, coupled to or provided with a (bidirectional) bridge STB / gateway device 401 (e.g., social means 441-449) and such resources between ON ί head.

[0075]在图4的实施方式中,STB/网关401经由耦接至一个或多个有线和无线通信网络403/409的上行社交通信接口电路415和下行社交“子”通信接口电路417与多个社交装置441-449和上游资源进行交互。 [0075] In the embodiment of FIG. 4, STB / gateway 401 connected to one or more wired and wireless communication networks of social communication interface circuit 415 upstream and downstream 403/409 social "child" is coupled via a communications interface circuits 417 and more social networking devices 441-449 and upstream resources to interact. 例如,电视接口模块431与(数字)电视441或其他介质显示装置通信,以转发电视节目并实现可用的交互服务。 For example, the TV interface module 431 (digital) TV display device 441, or other media of communication, to forward television shows and become available interactive services. 相似地,音频接口433向音频系统443提供音频节目或音频库访问。 Similarly, the audio interface 433 provides audio programs or audio libraries to access the audio system 443.

[0076]通信接口电路417进一步包括用于从远程控制445接收控制信号的远程控制接口435。 [0076] The communication interface circuit 417 further includes a remote control 445 from receiving a control signal 435 remote control interface. 除传统远程控制操作外,远程控制445可进一步提供被转发或映射至相关媒体装置的声音和/或动作控制信号。 In addition to the traditional remote control operation, the remote control 445 may further be forwarded or mapped to the relevant media device sound and / or motion control signal. 用户接口437还可为通信提供一个或多个用户接口装置447。 The user interface 437 may provide communications to one or more user interface devices 447. 游戏接口439用于提供与游戏系统449的交互式通信。 Game Interface 439 for providing interactive communication with the game system 449. 这样的通信例如可涉及游戏平台上的社交网络成员和/或外部游戏者间的线上、多人游戏。 Such communication may involve, for example online, multiplayer gaming social network members and / or external player gaming platform between.

[0077]下游装置441-449之间的各种通信可经由社交桥接接口 440没有实质改变地被桥接至社交网络中的各个节点。 [0077] downstream of the device may be a variety of communication interfaces between 441-449 via social bridge 440 does not change the substance being bridged to the social network each node. 这样的桥接可独立于STB/网关401的机顶机能进行操作。 Such a bridge can function independently of the top STB / gateway 401 to operate. 例如,社交子装置可直接与SNET基础设施405通信,以从社交组或IPTV服务处接收“社交”信道广播。 For example, social infrastructure sub-device 405 can communicate with SNET, to receive the "social" channel from social groups or direct broadcast IPTV Service.

[0078]所示实施方式的STB/网关401包括处理电路411(可由硬件、软件或其组合组成)、社交上行/下行机能支持432以及解码机能425,以支持诸如上述的社交交互。 [0078] The embodiment shown in STB / gateway 401 includes a processing circuit 411 (which may be hardware, software, or a combination thereof), social up / down function and a decoding function 425 supports 432 to support social interactions such as described above. 本实施方式中的社交上行/下行机能支持423包括诸如社交桥接427、父子服务429的多种功能,以及诸如图3中的功能313-327的其他机能。 The embodiment of social uplink / downlink 423 includes support functions such as social bridges 427, 429 and his son serve a variety of functions, as well as 3 other functions such as a function 313-327 of FIG. 注意,处理电路411可完整或部分地作为SNET资源被使用。 Note that the processing circuit 411 may be a full or part as SNET resources are used.

[0079]现参照图5,示意框图示出了根据本发明实施方式的、可用于支持其他社交装置和社交系统间多种交互的社交装置501。 [0079] Referring now to FIG. 5, a schematic block diagram illustrating an embodiment of the present invention can be used to support other social means and between social systems means more than 501 kinds of social interaction. 社交装置501被配置为带有使其可以工作于社交装置等级体系中的多个功能,该社交装置等级体系包括社交(S)装置、社交“父”(SP)装置以及社交“子”(SC)装置。 Social device 501 is configured with a plurality of functions means that it can work in the social hierarchy, the hierarchy of the social means, including social (S) means social "Father" (SP) and social means "child" (SC ) apparatus. 例如,社交父装置可使对接的社交子装置可以访问父装置的资源和/或与社交网络(直接或间接地)连接和交互。 For example, the parent unit can dock social social sub-assembly can access resources and / or social network parent device (directly or indirectly) to connect and interact. 社交子装置可被配置带有固有的社交能力,或者,从相关的父装置或通过相关的父装置获得对这样的能力的访问。 Social sub-assembly may be configured with the inherent social skills, or from the relevant parent device or the ability to gain access to such a device via the relevant parent. 进一步地,SNET人类成员可具有相关的社交子装置,或经由用户I/O接口(523)被社交父装置服务。 Further, SNET human members may have a relevant social sub-assembly, or (523) is the father of social services via a user device I / O interface.

[0080]根据本发明的各个实施方式和应用的社交装置501还可以同时地或选择性地作为社交装置、SP装置、SC装置或者甚至是支持(例如在多跳环境中)SNET组中父装置的“祖父”装置进行工作。 [0080] According to various embodiments and applications of social networking device 501 of the present invention can also be simultaneously or alternatively as a social unit, SP devices, SC device, or even a support (for example, in a multi-hop environment) SNET group parent device "grandfather" means work. 可以以选择性的、自动的、自动化的方式建立SP和SC装置间的动态和静态的等级关联。 May be selective, automatic, automated way to create a dynamic and rank correlation between the SP and SC means static. 进一步地,社交装置501可以有多种形式,包括但不限于:智能手机、个人电脑、月艮务器、平板装置、接入点、网关、网络交换机/集线器、桥接装置、机顶盒、或其他具备社交能力的装置。 Further, the social device 501 may take many forms, including but not limited to: smart phones, personal computers, server Burgundy month, tablet devices, access points, gateways, network switch / hub, bridge device, set-top box, or with other It means social skills.

[0081 ]在所示实施方式中,社交装置501经由上行社交通信接口电路507被通信耦接至SNET基础设施509和/或社交父系统511。 [0081] In the illustrated embodiment, the apparatus 501 is connected via social upward social communication interface circuit 507 is coupled to SNET communication infrastructure 509 and / or social parent system 511. 同样地,下行社交对等和/或子通信接口电路513实现与社交子装置515、社交对等装置517和/或社交父系统(装置)519的耦接。 Similarly, downlink social peer and / or sub-communication interface circuit 513 and achieve social sub-assembly 515, social peer device 517 and / or social parent system (device) 519 is coupled. 上游和下游装置的社交资源经由社交装置501可彼此可访问。 Social resources upstream and downstream device via social networking device 501 may be accessible to each other.

[0082] 根据实施方式的社交装置501包括社交资源503,该社交资源503与外部SNET资源一起由社交资源管理模块505管理,并可被至少一个其他SNET组成员访问。 [0082] According to an embodiment of the device 501, including social social resources 503, 503 and the social resource external resource SNET together by the social management resource management module 505, and may be at least one other group members SNET access. 具体的社交资源503可包括用户I/O接口523、通用和专用硬件处理电力系统524、外围电路和组件525(可具有或不具有社交能力)、通信带宽和信用决定机能526、交换/桥接功能527、应用软件528等。 Specific social resources 503 may include a user I / O interface 523, general and special purpose hardware processing power system 524, peripheral circuits and components 525 (which may or may not have the social skills), communication bandwidth and credit decisions function 526, switching / bridging function 527, 528 and other application software.

[0083]除了其他功能,社交资源管理模块505还包括分配、仲裁和调度机能521,以及用于建立、重新获得和放弃控制处理操作的机能522,注意,在SNET基础设施509和/SSNETfA中可存在对应的资源管理机能。 [0083] In addition to other functions, social resource management module 505 also includes a distribution, arbitration and scheduling function 521, and used to establish, and relinquishes control to regain the function of the processing operation 522, it is noted in SNET infrastructure 509 and / SSNETfA in there is a corresponding resource management functions.

[0084]在其中社交装置501包括交换桥的一种实施方式中,带宽容量可由分配、仲裁和调度机能521动态地分配。 [0084] in which the social apparatus 501 includes an embodiment of the swap bridge, the bandwidth capacity allocation by the arbitration and scheduling function 521 dynamically allocated. 对社交装置501的带宽容量和其他资源的访问仅对请求或每个仲裁功能可用,而当超出的带宽/资源被消费或要求时该访问被选择性地终止。 Access to the bandwidth capacity of 501 social and other resources only to request arbitration or each function is available, and when the bandwidth / excess resources are consumed or require that access be selectively terminated.

[0085]图6示出根据本发明的社交网络圈/子圈中的社交装置成员资格和可访问性的各个实施方式。 [0085] FIG. 6 illustrates the present invention, a social network circle / child's social circle means membership and accessibility of the various embodiments. 在此实施方式中,SNET圈610的成员资格可被扩展为包括公共和私人社交装置和设备。 In this embodiment, the membership SNET ring 610 may be expanded to include public and private social devices and equipment. 例如,在包括人类成员606/608的SNET圈610中,每个人类成员可具有能够独立地或集体地参与SNET圈610的相关的或对接的社交装置606/608的各自的个人SNET子圈600(a)/600(b) ANET子圈可通过诸如点击与人类成员或个人子圈相关的图标或标签的多种手段被人类成员606/608和/或其他SNET圈/子圈成员本地或远程访问。 Social means such as, including members of the human 606/608 of SNET circle 610, each member of the human race may have associated or docking can be independently or collectively participate SNET ring 610 of each of the individual sub-loop 606/608 600 SNET (a) / 600 (b) ANET, such as sub-loop by clicking on the relevant member or individual sub-human circle icon or label a variety of means to be human members 606/608 and / or other SNET circle / child circles locally or remotely access.

[0086] 尽管SNET子圈600(a)和600(b)被不出为独立的子圈,这样的子圈可换为包括单个SNET圈或子圈,或任意数量的其他SNET圈和/或子圈,其中的每一个可包括社交装置602/604的多种组合。 [0086] Although SNET sub-ring 600 (a) and 600 (b) is not a separate sub-loop, such sub-ring can be exchanged for SNET include a single ring or sub-ring, or any number of other SNET rings and / or sub-ring, each of which may consist of various combinations of social apparatus 602/604. 进一步地,所示实施方式的SNET处理电路和软件612管理SNET圈610的形成和操作。 Further, in the illustrated embodiment SNET formation processing circuitry and software management SNET rings 612 and 610 of the operation. SNET处理电路和软件612可被并入单独的服务器、社交装置、和/或基于云的资源中。 SNET processing circuitry and software 612 can be incorporated into a separate server, social means, and / or in the cloud-based resources. SNET圈610可以是持久的或具有有限的持续时间,并且包括自组织的和/或静态的关联。 SNET ring 610 may be persistent or have a limited duration, and includes a self-organized and / or static association.

[0087]示例性的社交装置602/604可被宽泛地被分为:(i)包括足以向SNET交互提供有意义的输入的用户或SNET圈接口的社交装置602和(ii)支持与SNET交互相关的最小化或无用户的输入的社交装置604。 [0087] An exemplary social device 602/604 can be broadly divided into: (i) include sufficient to provide meaningful input SNET interactive social device user interface or SNET ring 602 and (ii) support to interact with SNET Related minimized or no user input device 604 social. 更具体地且并不限于,第一种可包括电脑、平板装置、IPTV、IPTV机顶盒、智能手机、服务器、笔记本电脑、云书籍、依附网络的存储装置、游戏控制台、媒体播放器/资源、通信节点(接入点、路由器、交换机、网关等)、用户接口装置、电力线通信(PLC)装置等。 More specifically, and is not limited to, may include a first computer, tablet devices, IPTV, IPTV set-top boxes, smart phones, servers, laptops, books cloud, network attached storage devices, game consoles, media players / resources, communication node (access points, routers, switches, gateways, etc.), user interface devices, power line communication (PLC) devices. 这样的社交装置可接收用于SNET设置和管理的用户输入。 Such a device may receive social SNET for setting up and managing user input. 第二种可包括但也不限于打印机、放映机、照相机和便携摄像机、扫描仪、扬声器、耳麦、烟雾探测器、报警系统、视频照相机、鼠标等。 The second may include, but are not limited to printers, projectors, cameras and camcorders, scanners, speakers, headsets, smoke detectors, alarm systems, video cameras, mice and the like. 总体来说,可对接社交装置包括可以经由有线或无线路径可操作地耦接或对接至SNET圈/子圈以作为SNET成员参与的任何电子装置。 Overall, the device includes a docking Socially may be operatively coupled to SNET or docking ring / ring child as any electronic device SNET members to participate via a wired or wireless path.

[0088] 如将被理解的那样,通过对接社交装置,SNET圈610的成员可经由授权成员SNET账户获得对这样的设备的全面的或部分的远程控制和交互。 [0088] As will be appreciated, by docking social means SNET ring member 610 may obtain full or in part, of such devices via remote control and interact with the members of SNET authorized accounts. 例如,被授权参与“家庭” SNET圈的家庭成员可经由一个或多个相关的SNET账户远程地访问对接的社交装置。 For example, family members are authorized to participate in "Family" circle SNET docking accessible via one or more accounts remotely related SNET social means. 稍后结合图8-10更全面地描述对接和访问社交装置的示例性的方法。 Later more fully described exemplary method of docking and access social apparatus in conjunction with Figure 8-10.

[0089]图7是根据本发明的包括可用于支持社交网络圈/子圈成员资格和通信的整体机能的示例性社交装置700的示意框图。 [0089] FIG. 7 is a schematic block diagram according to the present invention includes an exemplary social means may be used to support the overall function of the social network circle / ring sub-membership and communications 700. 在所示实施方式中,通信接口和收发器电路702可用于在一个或多个通信信道上进行社交装置700和SNET圈/子圈722间的有线或无线通信。 In the illustrated embodiment, the communication interface and transceiver circuit 702 can be used in one or more wired or wireless communication channel communication device 700 and SNET social circle / ring 722 of the sub. 根据社交装置700的能力和配置,与SNET的通信可以是单边或双向的/交互式的,并利用专有的或标准的通信协议。 According to the social capabilities and configuration of the device 700, SNET communication and may be unilateral or two-way / interactive, and uses a proprietary or standard communication protocols. 通信可包括例如装置档案信息、用户和SNET圈档案信息、控制信号、媒体内容、与主服务数据的交互、用户数据、转发的信息等。 Communication may include information such as device files, users, and SNET circle profile information, interactive control signals, media content, and the main service data, user data, forwarding information.

[0090] 社交装置700进一步包括处理电路704,所述处理电路704可用于处理和管理装置与包括SNET圈722的成员、第三方、软件代理等的其他实体之间的通信、服务和关联。 [0090] social apparatus 700 further includes a processing circuit 704, the processing circuitry 704 can be used for processing and management apparatus comprising SNET ring with 722 members, communications, services, and other entities associated with third party software agents between. 更具体地,处理电路704可包括例如软件管理应用704,该软件管理应用704包括一个或多个对接逻辑714(包括支持如下所述的装置发现和配置协议)、通信协议控制716、以及安全/认证机能718。 More specifically, the processing circuit 704 may include, for example, software management application 704, the software management application 704 includes one or more docking logic 714 (including support for device discovery and configuration protocol described below), 716 communication protocol control, and security / authentication function 718.

[0091]社交装置700进一步可利用具有多种形式并被保持在静态或动态存储器中的档案信息。 [0091] means 700 further social archival information available in many forms and is held in a static or dynamic memory. 这样的档案信息使社交装置和/或用户可以向其他SNET成员显示其本身的形象及其能力。 Such information allows social archives means and / or the user can display its own image and its ability to other members of SNET. 如稍后详述地,可以以根据本发明的多种方式利用装置和用户档案信息706和708,以进行多种社交交互。 As described in detail later, it is possible to take advantage of a variety of ways according to the present invention, apparatus and user profile information 706 and 708, for a variety of social interaction. 根据具体装置(以及SNET的其他成员)的能力和要求,装置或用户的档案可以是静态的或动态的。 Depending on the device (and other members of SNET's) capabilities and requirements, the device or the user's files can be static or dynamic.

[0092]在某种实施方式中,社交装置700可经由用户接口电路710与用户交互。 [0092] In some embodiments, the device 700 via a social user interface circuitry 710 and user interaction. 向社交装置700的用户输入可包括例如通过键盘、触摸屏、远程控制装置、游戏控制器、装置控制按钮、声音或动作命令、存储装置等输入的数据。 User input means to social 700 may include data such as input via a keyboard, touch screen, remote control devices, game controllers, device control buttons, voice commands, or actions, the storage device and the like. 对社交装置700的授权访问或控制可通过唯一的生物标识码、密码、基于令牌的识别、诸如驾驶证或护照的信任凭据或文件,以及其他相似的认证手段进行。 Socially authorized access or control device 700 via a unique biological identifiers, passwords, identification token-based credentials such as a trust or a driver's license or passport, documents, and other similar authentication means.

[0093]社交装置700可执行核心或下层机能720,文中描述了其各种实例。 [0093] means 700 can perform a social function of the underlying or core 720, the paper describes the various examples thereof. 可选地,社交装置可主要用作社交网络接口或通信装置。 Alternatively, the device can be used primarily as social social network interface or communication device. 或可以被编程以在SNET圈/子圈中进行特定的功會K。 Or it can be programmed to perform specific functions in SNET circle / child will circle K.

[0094]图8是根据本发明的与社交网络圈/子圈对接的社交装置的示意框图。 [0094] FIG. 8 is a schematic block diagram of a social network circle / child social circle docking apparatus of the present invention is based. 在所示实施方式中,社交装置800可指示与(安全)SNET圈/子圈802的关联、对接或通信的意愿。 In the illustrated embodiment, the device 800 may indicate social associated with the (security) SNET ring / sub-ring 802, or docking willingness to communicate. 社交装置800装置可以是自治并独立的,或者可选地,是第二SNET圈804或被SNET网关806服务的其他网络的参与者。 Device 800 may be a means of social autonomy and independence, or alternatively, the other participants in the network second gateway SNET SNET ring 804 or 806 services.

[0095] 在一种实施方式中,SNET网关806或SNET圈网关808作为社交装置800的代理运行。 [0095] In one embodiment, SNET SNET gateway 806 or ring 808 acts as a proxy gateway social device 800. SNET网关806中的代理机能可由软件应用或计算机系统(服务器)提供,所述软件应用或计算机系统(服务器)作为中介,为来自客户端(包括已连接的社交装置)的请求从其他服务器或诸如SNET网关808的网关处寻找资源。 SNET gateway proxy function 806 may be a software application or computer system (server) provides a software application or computer system (server) as an intermediary for requests from clients (including social device has been connected) or from other servers, such as SNET gateway 808 gateway find resources. 这样的资源可包括文件、服务、网页、连接、归档信息、以及与社交装置和其他可用SNET圈资源818的交互。 Such resources may include a file, service, web, connect, interact archived information, as well as social and other available means and resources SNET ring 818.

[0096] SNET网关806可根据多种过滤规则来评估来自社交装置的请求。 [0096] SNET gateway 806 may be assessed a request from the social apparatus according to various filtering rules. 例如,SNET网关806可通过IP地址或协议过滤流量。 For example, SNET gateway 806 may filter traffic by IP address or protocol. 一旦来自社交装置800的请求生效(如果需要的话),SNET网关806通过WLAN/LAN或其他通信路径连接至SNET圈网关808并代表社交装置800请求访问SNET圈/子圈802的资源。 Once the request from a social device 800 takes effect (if desired), SNET SNET ring connected to the gateway 806 gateway 808 through WLAN / LAN or other communication paths and access SNET ring / ring 802 sub resources on behalf of a social device 800 requests. SNET网关806可选择性地适当改变来自社交装置800的请求或来自SNET圈网关808的响应。 SNET gateway 806 selectively appropriate change request from a social device 800 or 808 from SNET ring gateway response.

[0097]通过SNET处理电路和软件812中的、可支持一个或多个装置发现和配置协议的对接模块810,建立SNET圈/子圈802的成员资格。 [0097] by SNET processing circuitry and software 812 can support one or more docking device discovery and configuration protocol module 810, establish membership SNET ring / ring sub 802. 当圈成员资格被限制时,本地或基于云的注册器814可被用于提供认证。 When the ring is restricted membership, local or cloud-based register 814 may be used to provide authentication. 所示实施方式的注册器814可利用管理者或诸如存储属性数据的基于轻量级目录访问协议(LDAP)的目录服务器的目录服务Siet3LDAP是广为人知的用于查询和修改目录服务中项目的应用协议。 The embodiment shown register 814 can be used to store attribute data, such as the manager or the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) directory server directory service Siet3LDAP is well known application protocol for querying and modifying directory services project . 当与基于IP的SNET圈对接时,社交装置可使用诸如可扩展标记语言(XML)的文本数据格式向本地域广播档案数据。 When docking with SNET ring IP-based, social apparatus may be used, such as Extensible Markup Language (XML) data format text file to the local broadcast data.

[0098]图9是示出根据本发明实施方式参与社交网络圈/子圈的社交装置的访问的示意框图。 [0098] FIG. 9 is a schematic block diagram according to an embodiment of the present invention is involved in access to social networking circle / ring sub-social apparatus. 更具体地,SNET圈/PAN 900中的成员或资源访问与第二、安全SNET圈904相关的社交装置/服务器902(或诸如通过URL引用来标识的基于互联网的资源的圈资源)。 More specifically, SNET ring / PAN 900 members of or access to resources and second, SNET security related social circle 904 device / server 902 (or Internet-based resource referenced by a URL ring resources to identify such).

[0099] SNET圈/PAN 900中的成员资格可包括例如经由用户接口(UI)912访问SNET圈904的人类成员910。 Membership [0099] SNET ring / PAN 900 may include, for example, in (UI) 912 904 human access SNET ring member 910 via the user interface. 在本文所述的本发明的各个实施方式中,UI 912可包括图形化用户接口(GUI)、声音控制、动作命令等。 In various embodiments described herein, the present invention, UI 912 may include a graphical user interface (GUI), voice control, motion commands. UI 912可具有例如图形地指示可用资源的浏览器的形式。 UI 912 may have, for example a graphical indication of the resources available in the form of a browser. 对SNET圈904的访问还可由代理服务器914提供。 Access to SNET ring 904 may also be provided by the proxy server 914. 代理服务器914作为中介运行,为来自代理客户916(包括经由互联网或其他基于IP的网络连接至代理服务器914的社交装置)的访问请求寻求与SNET圈/子圈904通信。 Acting as an intermediary server 914 runs for the customers from the agent 916 (including social device via the Internet or other IP-based network to connect to the proxy server 914) request seeking access to communicate with SNET ring ring 904 / child. 这样的资源可包括文件、服务、网页、连接、归档信息和其他可用SNET圈资源。 Such resources may include a file, service, web, connection, archive information and other resources available SNET circle. 注意,人类成员910和代理服务器914可独立于SNET圈或PAN进行工作。 Note that the 910 members of the human race and the proxy server 914 can work independently or in SNET ring PAN. 进一步地,代理服务器914可以是分布式的或基于云的实体,或SNET圈/子圈904的成员(或并入SNET圈/子圈成员的成员)。 Furthermore, the proxy server 914 may be distributed or cloud-based entity, or SNET ring / ring sub-904 member (or members incorporated SNET ring / ring sub-members).

[0100] 在所示实施方式中,与SNET圈/子圈904的通信通过WLAN/LAN通信信道在防火墙906和/或SNET网关/防火墙908之间流动。 [0100] In the illustrated embodiment, the communication circle SNET / sub-ring 904 and through WLAN / LAN communication channel 906 at the firewall and / or SNET gateway / firewall between flow 908. 防火墙可以是基于软件的(例如作为操作系统的一部分),或包括软件和/或硬件组件的各种组合。 Firewalls can be based on (for example, as part of the operating system), or various combinations including software and / or hardware components of the software. 此外,防火墙可被并入诸如SNET网关/防火墙908的网关/路由器。 In addition, the firewall may be incorporated such as SNET gateway / firewall 908 gateway / router. 在某种情况下,防火墙可用于进行基础路由功能。 In some circumstances, a firewall can be used for basic routing functions.

[0101 ]图10是示出了根据本发明的社交装置的对接和远程访问的状态图1000。 [0101] FIG. 10 is a diagram showing apparatus according to the social status of the present invention docking and Remote Access Fig 1000. 图1000示出了用于(I)社交装置与SNET圈的对接和(2)许可非成员实体访问SNET圈的各个资源的方法的一种实施方式。 Figure for 1000 shows an embodiment (I) social means and SNET docking ring and (2) permit non-members of various entities to access resources SNET circle method. 在不背离本发明范围的前提下可使用多种其他的方法和协议以实现前述的操作。 Without departing from the scope of the present invention may be provided using a variety of other methods and protocols in order to achieve the foregoing operation.

[0102]先参照网络获知社交装置1002,示例性的步骤被示出用于与SNET圈1004的对接或关联。 [0102] Referring first to learn social network apparatus 1002, the exemplary steps are shown for 1004 and SNET docking ring or association. 在本实施方式中,社交装置1002广播注册或访问SNET圈的请求。 In the present embodiment, the apparatus 1002 Social Register or broadcast access request SNET circle. 基于接近度的或自组织的原则,请求可作为社交装置1002的初始化或启动,或其他触发事件的一部分发生。 Based on the principles of proximity or self-organization, the request can be used as a social device initialization or start 1002, or the occurrence of some other triggering event.

[0103]注册请求可被至少一个网关装置接收到。 [0103] registration request may be received at least one gateway device. 网关运行以配置社交装置1002以使其可与其他主机通信。 Gateway 1002 run to configure social means so that it can communicate with other hosts. 在基于IP的网络中,典型的配置信息可包括IP地址及默认路由和路由前缀。 In IP-based networks, the typical configuration information may include the IP address and default route and routing prefix. 网关可以是单独的装置、多功能的计算装置等,并可以以自组织的方式运行,或是固定持续的。 The gateway can be a separate unit, multifunction computing device, etc., and can be run in a self-organized manner, or of fixed duration.

[0104]在一种示例性实施方式中,网关所利用的网络配置协议可以是互联网工程任务组(IETF)公布并持有的动态主机配置协议(DHCP)和相关标准,或将向网络获知社交装置1002的网络参数分配自动化的类似协议。 [0104] In one exemplary embodiment, the use of the gateway network configuration protocol dynamic host configuration protocol may be the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) published and holds (DHCP) and related standards, or will be informed of the social network means 1002 network parameter assignment automation similar agreement. 除了免去了手动配置装置的需要,DHCP还提供连接至网络的装置的中央数据库并免去了重复的资源分配。 In addition to eliminating the need to manually configure the device, DHCP also provides a device connected to a network and a central database eliminates duplicate resource allocation.

[0105]当触发事件发生时(例如,启动、注册SNET圈等),社交装置1002可向一个或多个其他装置传输配置/能力信息。 [0105] When the trigger event occurs (for example, start, registration SNET ring, etc.), social device 1002 may apply to one or more other devices transport configuration / capability information. 这样的信息可被通告至社交装置1002识别的特定装置。 Such information may be advertised to a specific device 1002 social recognition apparatus. 配置/能力信息还可以被传输至SNET圈中的任何装置、或任何能够接受传输的装置。 Configuration / capability information may also be transferred to SNET circle any device, or any device capable of receiving transmissions. 在一些实施方式中,装置可以通过个体地或成组地查询其他装置来确定它们的配置/能力信息。 In some embodiments, the device can be queried by other means, individually or in groups to determine their configuration / capability information.

[0106]还可经由零配置、多路广播发现协议访问SNET圈资源,该协议使用多路发现协议和相关服务记录或归档信息定位本地网络上诸如打印机的装置和这些装置所提供的服务。 [0106] also via zero-configuration, multicast discovery protocol access SNET circle resources, the protocol uses multiple discovery protocols and related services on the recording or archiving information services such as locating local network devices and printers these devices offer. 这样的协议可在应用层工作,例如可使用配置/能力信息的传输以在两个或更多装置之间识别和利用公共编程接口、协议、包格式等。 Such an agreement can work at the application layer, for example, can use the configuration / capability to transmit information between two or more devices to recognize and use common programming interfaces, protocols, packet format. 此外,通信地耦接两个或更多装置的桥或代理节点可使用多路广播型发现和访问协议。 In addition, communicatively coupled with two or more nodes bridge or proxy devices can be used multiple broadcast discovery and access protocols. 在某些实施方式中,桥或代理节点可通信或转发关于配置/能力信息的查询和通告,并可以进一步地操作以对关于装置配置/能力信息的传输进行处理、转码或修改。 In certain embodiments, the bridge or proxy nodes can communicate or forward inquiries and notices about the configuration / capability information, and may be further operable to configure the device for transmission / capability information about the processing, transcoding or modified.

[0107]可通过适当配置的域名服务(DNS)服务器等或进行类似DNS操作的多路广播型协议来实现SNET圈资源的广域服务发现。 [0107] can be suitably configured Domain Name Service (DNS) servers, or perform similar operations multicast DNS protocol to achieve SNET ring type WAN service resource discovery. 进一步地,SNET圈资源可被配置为支持诸如通用即插即用(UPnP)的共用方针和网络协议,该共用方针和网络协议为网络上访问资源和媒体提供统一的机制和限制。 Further, SNET ring resources can be configured to support a common approach and network protocols such as Universal Plug and Play (UPnP), which is a common policy and network protocols to access resources on the network and provides a unified mechanism and media restrictions.

[0108]根据具体实施方式,网关(DHCP服务器)可利用各种方法指派和分配IP地址。 [0108] According to an embodiment, the gateway (DHCP server) can use various methods to assign and distribute IP addresses. 简单来说,网络/SNET圈管理者可指派一系列的可用IP地址。 In simple terms, the network / SNET ring managers can assign a range of available IP addresses. 每个社交装置可被配置为当加入SNET圈时或在SNET圈初始化期间请求IP地址。 Each social apparatus may be configured to ring when joined SNET SNET or request IP address during loop initialization. 下面,可使用具有可配置的时间周期的“租用”方式来许可IP地址,从而使网关可以动态地收回并在收回之后重新分配未被续订的IP地址(例如社交装置断电或中断与SNET圈的通信)。 The following can be used with a configurable period of time "rent" approach to licensing IP address, so that the gateway can be dynamically reallocated to recover and not renew the IP address after the recovery (for example, social device off and disconnect from SNET communication circle).

[0109] 可选地,DHCP服务器可向社交装置永久地分配可用IP地址。 [0109] Alternatively, DHCP server can assign IP addresses to social means available permanently. 在这种方式(和“租用”方式)下,DHCP服务器保持之前IP地址分配表,以便其可优先地分配之前分配给进行请求的社交装置的IP地址。 In this way (and "renting" mode) under, IP address of the DHCP server IP address allocation table maintained before, so it can be allocated preferentially allocated to social before requesting device. 在又一种实施方式中,DHCP服务器可将IP地址分配限制于已包含于MAC地址与IP地址配对表中的装置。 In yet another embodiment, DHCP server can assign IP addresses to the limit already included in the MAC address and IP address pairing table means.

[0110] 一旦社交装置1002被配置,网关与防火墙通信以开放通信端口,从而准许到/来自社交装置1002的网络传输。 [0110] Once the social apparatus 1002 is configured to communicate with the gateway firewall to open communication ports, permitting to / from the social network transmission apparatus 1002. 注册的端口一般被已联网的应用使用为联系服务器时的暂时源端口,但它们还可以识别已被第三方注册的已命名服务。 Registered ports are typically networked applications use temporary source ports when contacting the server, but they may also identify the third party has already registered the naming service.

[0111]除了为装置打开端口,防火墙可用于在例如WAN/(W)LAN通信信道上将社交装置1002通告给本地和远程用户/装置和服务。 [0111] In addition to the device to open a port, the firewall can be used such as WAN / (W) LAN communication channel will be advertised to the social apparatus 1002 local and remote users / devices and services. 在一种实施方式中,社交装置1002IP地址和档案被通信至SNET圈成员和远程用户/装置。 In one embodiment, the apparatus 1002IP address social and files were communicated to SNET circles and remote users / devices. 在其他实施方式中,网关可用作社交装置的代理(像上面结合图8所述那样),包括可能另外要求人参与的遗留装置(legacy device)。 In other embodiments, the gateway device can be used as a social agent (such as described above in connection with FIG. 8), including possible participation requires additional legacy device (legacy device). 防火墙可以基于软件(例如作为操作系统的一部分)或包括软件、固件和/或硬件组件的各种组合。 Firewalls can various combinations of software, firmware and / or hardware component-based software (for example, as part of the OS) or included. 此外,网关可包括分别用于到SNET圈/子圈和远程装置的连接的分支防火墙机能。 In addition, the gateway may include firewall functions are used to connect branch circle SNET / sub-rings and a remote device.

[0112]可通过SNET圈中的对接模块或相似机能建立社交装置1002对SNET圈/子圈的参与。 [0112] means 1002 can create social participation SNET ring / ring sub-circle by SNET docking module or similar function. 当SNET圈成员资格被限制时,可使用本地或基于云的注册器提供认证服务(例如使用目录服务)。 When SNET Circle membership is limited, the use of locally or provide authentication services (for example, using a directory service) cloud-based registry. 注册器可以位于网关中或网关的任一边上,包括之后的防火墙,或其可独立于网关工作。 Register may be located on either side of a gateway or gateways, firewalls including the following, or may work independently of the gateway. 进一步地,注册器可为社交装置1002和/或远程用户/装置1006均提供注册功能。 Further, the registrar may be a social device 1002 and / or remote users / devices 1006 are provided registration function.

[0113]当对接基于IP的SNET圈时,社交装置1002可使用诸如扩展标记语言(XML)的文本数据格式向本地域广播档案数据。 [0113] When the docking ring IP-based SNET, social device 1002 may be used, such as Extensible Markup Language (XML) data format text file to the local broadcast data. 当新社交装置1002成功对接时,SNET圈节点(例如对接模块)提供对SNET圈的授权访问。 When a new device 1002 Socially successful docking, SNET ring node (for example, the docking module) provides authorized access to SNET circle. 可预期,社交装置1002可同时参与一个以上SNET圈。 It is contemplated that the social apparatus 1002 can simultaneously participate in more than one SNET circle.

[0114] 参照远程用户/装置1006,示出用于访问SNET圈中诸如社交装置1008的资源的处理。 [0114] Referring to remote users / devices 1006, illustrated processing resources such as a social apparatus 1008 for accessing SNET circle. 在一种实施方式中,远程用户/装置1006使用嵌入式SNET圈客户端以建立与社交装置1008的通信。 In one embodiment, the remote user / 1006 devices use an embedded SNET circle client to establish communication with social means 1008. 在工作中,客户端通过WAN八W)LAN等通信信道查询云以得到可访问SNET装置和API ο其他SNET圈装置/资源的可见性可选择性地由SNET圈拥有者或管理者决定。 In operation, the client through a communication channel WAN eight W) LAN and other inquiries can obtain access to cloud and API ο other means SNET SNET Coil / resource visibility selectively determined by SNET ring the owner or manager.

[0115]当探测到社交装置1008和所附属的SNET圈时,用户/装置1006的访问可请求如上所述的注册处理。 [0115] When the device detects 1008 and the social subsidiary SNET circle, user / device 1006 may request access to the registration process described above. 如果访问被准许,用户/装置1006接收认证信息,该认证信息可以被加密并包括与SNET圈或注册器的加密密钥的交换。 If access is granted, user / device 1006 receives the authentication information, the authentication information may be encrypted with SNET and including the exchange of rings or register the encryption key. 对SNET社交装置1008的访问也可以要求用户名/密码。 1008 Access to social SNET device may require a username / password. 先于或后于用户/装置1006的认证,SNET圈客户端可被配置为广播关于社交装置1008的档案信息。 Prior to or after the user / 1006 authentication device, SNET circle client can be configured to archive information on social broadcast apparatus 1008.

[0116]在一种实施方式中,在对社交装置1008的访问建立之后,用户/装置1006向社交装置1008传输数据以进行进一步的处理。 [0116] In one embodiment, after the access device 1008 to establish social, user / data transmission device 1006 to 1008 social means for further processing. 这样的数据可由与社交装置1008的通告的能力相匹配的驱动器或装置产生。 Such data may drive or device with the ability to notice social means 1008 matches produced.

[0117] 通过示例,如果社交装置1008是联网的打印机,用户/装置1006可以向打印机或相关SNET圈URL传输文档以进行打印。 [0117] By way of example, if a social networking device 1008 is a printer, the user / device 1006 may be related to the printer or URL SNET ring transmission document to be printed. 在另一种实施方式中,其中社交装置1008是数字相框,用户/装置1006提供图像以自动或通过远程激活(诸如声音命令)地进行显示。 In another embodiment, wherein 1008 is a digital picture frame social, user / device 1006 to provide an image either automatically or by remote activation (such as voice command) to be displayed. 在又一种示例性实施方式中,社交装置1008包括例如可被教室SNET圈中的学生访问的共享文件夹。 In yet another exemplary embodiment, the apparatus 1008 includes a social example, can be shared file folder classroom SNET circle student access. 可利用确认协议来确定用户/装置1006和社交装置1008之间的成功的通信。 Acknowledgment protocol can be used to determine the success of the user / device 1006 and 1008 between the social means of communication.

[0118] SNET圈资源可经由零配置、多路广播发现协议被访问,该协议使用多路发现协议和相关服务记录或归档信息定位本地网络上的装置(诸如打印机)和这些装置所提供的服务。 [0118] SNET circle resources via zero-configuration, multicast discovery protocol is accessed, the protocol uses multiple discovery protocols and related service record or device on the Archive Information Locator local network services (such as printers) and those provided by the device . 这样的协议可在应用层工作。 Such an agreement can work in the application layer. 可通过适当配置的域名服务(DNS)服务器来实现以这种方式配置的SNET圈资源的广域服务发现。 By appropriately configured Domain Name Service (DNS) server to achieve SNET circle resource configured in this manner the WAN service discovery. 进一步地,SNET圈资源可被配置为支持共用方针和网络协议(诸如UPnP:Universal Plug and Play),该共用方针和网络协议对访问网络上的资源和媒体提供了统一的机制和限制。 Further, SNET ring resources can be configured to support a common approach and network protocols (such as UPnP: Universal Plug and Play), the common principles and network protocols to access resources on the network and the media provides a unified mechanism and restrictions.

[0119]根据本发明的SNET圈通信可使用多种传输协议、通过示例,互联网上的大多数通信现在根据传输控制协议(TCP)和用户数据报协议(UDP)进行工作。 [0119] According to the present invention SNET circle communication using a variety of transport protocols, by way of example, most communication on the Internet now (TCP) and User Datagram Protocol (UDP) operate in accordance with the Transmission Control Protocol. 众所周知,TCP—般提供例如应用程序和互联网协议(IP)之间的、中间级的通信服务。 As we all know, TCP- like to provide, for example, the middle class communications service applications and Internet Protocol (IP) between. 端口号被用于标识用于发送和接收主机上应用的端点(经常标识为“互联网插口(socket)”或“网络插口”)。 Port number is used to identify the endpoint for applications on the sending and receiving host (often identified as "Internet socket (socket)" or "network socket"). 互联网插口像由本地和远程(例如SNET圈)IP地址和端口号的组合所定义的那样向适当的应用进程或线程进行进入数据包的发送。 Internet socket as local and remote (such as SNET circle) a combination of IP address and port number, as defined to the appropriate application process or thread is transmitted into the data packet. 在一些实施方式中,对于媒体流应用、实时多人游戏、互联网协议电话(VoIP)以及相似的、可忍受某程度的丢包并不要求专用的端对端连接的应用,可使用在UDP上运行的实时传输协议(RTP)。 In some embodiments, the media streaming applications, real-time multiplayer games, Internet protocol telephony (VoIP) and similar, can tolerate a certain degree of loss does not require dedicated applications end to end connection can be used on UDP running time transport protocol (RTP).

[0120]图11是根据本发明的基于社交装置的归档以支持通告和组供应的实施方式的示意性框图。 [0120] FIG. 11 is based on the social apparatus of the present invention to support archiving embodiment notices and group supply schematic block diagram. 具体地,圈归档和数据相关模块1100在SNET圈1102(或所附属的网络)中工作以汇编关于圈成员的档案和档案相关数据。 Specifically, the ring archiving and data modules related work in 1100 SNET ring 1102 (or affiliated networks) to compile the relevant data on the archives and the archives of the circles. 在所示的实施方式中,SNET圈1102的成员包括社交装置1104、圈应用1106、以及包括人类成员1106和所附属的社交装置的SNET子圈1104。 In the illustrated embodiment, the ring members SNET 1102 include social means 1104, Coil 1106, 1106 and includes members of the human and social means affiliated SNET sub-loop 1104.

[0121]由圈归档和数据相关模块1100汇编的数据可被SNET圈1102的成员使用以进行多种操作。 [0121] by the ring archiving and data related to 1100 data compiled modules can be used SNET ring member 1102 to perform various operations. 数据可进一步被单独的或相交的SNET圈/子圈1118访问。 Data may be further separate or intersecting circles SNET / sub-loop 1118 visit. SNET圈/子圈1118中的成员资格包括例如基于云的应用1112、人类成员1114(经由API)以及多种社交装置1116。 Membership SNET ring / ring 1118 includes sub-cloud-based applications such as 1112, members of the human 1114 (via API) and a variety of social means 1116. 在可选的实施方式中,这样的实体独立于SNET圈/子圈工作。 In an alternative embodiment, such an entity independent of the SNET ring / ring sub work.

[0122]如下面结合图12和图13更全面地描述,多种信息包括(源自)SNET成员/圈档案的信息、来自SNET圈1102的反馈和回复、查询和其他数据挖掘操作、剪辑的多媒体内容、目标的通告、介绍等。 [0122] more fully described in Figures 12 and 13 as described below in a variety of information including (from) information SNET member / ring files, from 1102 SNET circle feedback and response, queries and other data mining operations, clip multimedia content, notices objectives introductions.

[0123]图12是根据本发明的、用于基于社交装置的归档和自推以支持通告和组供应的方法1200的实施方式的逻辑图。 [0123] FIG. 12 is according to the present invention, for social-based archiving and self-propelled device to support announcements and group supply method embodiment 1200 of a logic diagram. 在步骤1202中,SNET圈成员归档模块或相似机能汇编与相关的SNET圈装置有关的使用信息和其他档案信息。 In step 1202, SNET circles archive or similar function module assembly associated with SNET Coil and other information related to the use of archival information. 这样的信息可包括例如媒体消费历史、被装置访问的网址列表、安装的应用、装置位置、父控制限制和/或足以将特定浏览或追踪活动与特定SNET圈成员/装置相关联的装置识别信息。 Such information may include, for example, media consumption history, the list of URLs means to access, install applications, device location, parent control restrictions and / or sufficient means to identify a particular browser or track activity associated with a particular SNET circles / device information associated with the . 可汇编的其他信息包括但不限于相关的社交装置和装置能力的列表。 Additional information may include, but are not limited to the compilation of the relevant social and means the ability to list.

[0124]在可选的步骤1204中,归档模块或对接的社交装置向SNET圈提供汇编的关于社交装置或社交装置组的归档信息。 [0124] In an optional step 1204, the archive module or docking device provides social archived information about social means or social group means a compilation of the SNET circle. 归档信息的通信可经由访问归档信息的社交装置的自推(self-promot1n)、或响应于(组)查询、数据请求和/或数据挖掘动作而完成。 Communication archived information can access archived information via social self-propelled device (self-promot1n), or in response to a (group) query, data requests and / or data mining operation is completed. 此外,可自动地或选择性地向相关SNET圈的非成员提供归档信息。 In addition, it can automatically or selectively provide archived information related to non-members SNET circle.

[0125]下面,在步骤1206中,归档信息被用于产生、过滤、分配和/或修改SNET圈内容。 [0125] Next, in step 1206, archived information is used to generate, filtering, distribution and / or modify the contents of SNET circle. 在各个示例性实施方式中,应用或小部件(widget)(例如购物应用)使用归档信息来生成目标内容。 In various exemplary embodiments, the application or widget (widget) (such as shopping) uses the information to generate the target archive content. 对归档信息的使用可包括:向内容流中加入个人化的通告;基于之前查看的内容交互特征/通告;生成或嵌入用于特定SNET圈(带有或不带有点通临时内容(click-throughcontingent)访问)的通告信道;时间同步的或时间优先的通告;以及生成对不同SNET圈成员不同地被显示的通告内容流。 Use of archived information may include: a content stream to add a personalized announcements; based on previous viewing interactive content features / Announcements; or embedded generation for a particular SNET ring (with or without a point through the temporary contents (click-throughcontingent ) access) advertisement channel; time synchronization or time priority announcements; notices and content creation for different ring members of different SNET be displayed stream.

[0126]同样,内容可被基于消费者的SNET圈成员资格被动态地修改。 [0126] Also, the content can be dynamically modified based SNET circle memberships consumers. 例如,如果消费者是戒酒匿名SNET圈的成员,那么电影银幕中的啤酒瓶可被苏打瓶所取代。 For example, if the consumer is a member of Alcoholics Anonymous SNET circle, then the movie screen in the beer bottle soda bottle can be replaced. 基于相近的数据、孩子的SNET圈成员资格等,通告还可被过滤或发送至SNET圈中的各种成员附属装置(诸如成员的手机)。 Based on similar data, the child's SNET circle memberships, etc., may also be filtered or notice sent to various members of the circle SNET attachments (such as cell phones member). 可以以连续或周期的原则按需更新(步骤1208)SNET圈和圈成员的归档信息以支持期望的机能。 Can the principle of continuous or periodic update on demand (step 1208) and archived information SNET circle circles to support the desired function.

[0127]图13是根据本发明的、用于基于归档数据与SNET圈的基于相关的交互的方法1300的逻辑图。 [0127] FIG. 13 is according to the present invention, a cross-correlation based on the method of archiving data and SNET loop logic diagram 1300. 更具体地,在步骤1302中归档和数据相关模块(900)在SNET圈、附属的网络、或云中工作,以汇编关于圈成员的档案和档案相关数据。 More specifically, in step 1302 data archiving and related modules (900), attached network, or in the cloud in SNET circle to compile the relevant data on the archives and the archives of the circles.

[0128]在步骤1304中,汇编的归档信息被访问归档信息的归档模块或对接社交装置选择地提供给SNET圈成员。 [0128] In step 1304, the archive is a collection of information to be accessed archiving module docking or social means for selectively providing information to SNET circles. 归档信息的通信可经由社交装置的自推、或响应于(组)查询、数据请求和/或数据挖掘动作完成。 Communication archived information via social means of self-propelled, or in response to a (group) query, data requests and / or data mining operation is completed. 此外,可自动地或选择性地向相关SNET圈的非成员提供归档信息。 In addition, it can automatically or selectively provide archived information related to non-members SNET circle.

[0129]下面,在步骤1306中,所示实施方式的归档模块和数据相关模块以相关的方式直接使用这样的信息来找到与SNET圈活动、查询和请求的匹配(alignment)。 [0129] Next, in step 1306, the embodiment shown in the data archive module and related modules directly related to the use of such information to find SNET circle activities, queries and requests matching (alignment). 如步骤1308所示,之后SNET圈可使用归档数据和相关性提供对查询、推荐、反馈、服务、目标通告和媒体内容等的响应。 As shown in step 1308, after SNET ring can be used to archive data in response to queries and relevance to provide, recommend, feedback, service announcements and objectives of media content. 可以以连续的或周期性的原则按需更新(步骤1310)SNET圈和圈成员的归档信息以支持期望的操作。 It may be continuous or periodic update of the principle of demand (step 1310) and archived information SNET circle circles to support the desired operation. 此外,与社交装置相关的装置档案可基于相关信息并使装置可以向SNET圈中的其他成员呈现自身的形象和其能力。 In addition, the device associated with the social means files can be presented own image and its ability to SNET circle of other members based on the relevant information and devices. 取决于具体装置(和SNET中的其他成员)的现有能力和要求,这样的装置档案可以是静态的或动态的。 Depending on the particular device (SNET and other members) of existing capabilities and requirements, such devices files can be static or dynamic.

[0130]为了努力更好地理解各种人类差异和行为,根据本发明的示例性相关操作可收集不同(di sparate )的数据。 [0130] In an effort to better understand the differences and human behavior, according to an exemplary of the present invention is related operations can collect different (di sparate) data. 通过示例,希望购买礼物的人可使用SNET圈成员的过去内容消费来指导礼物选择进程。 By way of example, I want to buy a gift you can use past content consumption SNET circles to guide gift selection process. 为了提供委托、信用、折扣等目的,可以追踪基于推荐的购买。 In order to provide the commission, credit, discounts and other purposes, it can be tracked based on the recommended purchase. 为了征求来自其他SNET圈节点或远程装置和服务的推荐和建议,可使数据挖掘信息可用。 In order to solicit recommendations and suggestions from other SNET ring nodes or remote devices and services that enable data mining information available. 此外,归档和数据相关模块可用于集合匿名数据以标识SNET圈的兴趣。 In addition, data archiving and related modules are available for anonymous data collection to identify interested SNET circle. 这样的数据可包括,例如,优选的成员装置、购买历史、网站交互、旅行爱好等。 Such data may include, for example, a preferred member means, purchase history, interactive website, travel and hobbies. 在一种实施方式中,可利用选择成员归档信息和/或诸如“Cookies”的追踪软件的许可使用来进行数据的相关和聚集活动。 In one embodiment, can be used to select members of the archived information and / or permit such use "Cookies" tracking software and related to gathering data.

[0131]归档和相关信息还可被用于生成对具有相似兴趣的人的引荐(约会、朋友和联系、兴趣和体育、利用相同平台/软件的游戏行为、职业、装置所有权等)。 [0131] archiving and related information may also be used to generate people with similar interests referrals (dating, friends and contacts, interests and sports, using the same platform / software game behavior, occupation, means ownership). 如果被期望地,参与特定SNET圈的提议可基于匿名原则被生成或接收。 If desired, a proposal to participate in a particular SNET ring may be generated or received based on the principle of anonymity.

[0132]成员归档信息可进一步标明擅长的领域、受尊敬程度和来自其他成员的反馈等。 [0132] member of the archive information to further identify areas of expertise, respectfulness and feedback from other members, etc. that is. 例如,如果一个社交网络人类成员是被尊重的,并且在圈中购买并对接社交装置,那么不愿意花时间购买竞争性的相似物件的其他成员可以简单地购买相同的装置。 For example, if a member of the human social network is to be respected, and later social and docking devices in the circle, then the other members do not want to take the time to buy competing similar objects you can simply buy the same device. 这样的销售可以经由重定向的与外部销售网站的通信。 Such sales can be redirected to communicate with the outside via a sales site.

[0133]通过自动的自推或对组询问的响应,根据本发明的对接的社交装置还可以传送通告信息,包括为执行对另一个社交网络成员的命令提供支持。 [0133] or by automatic self-propelled inquiry response group, the docking apparatus according to the present invention may also be transmitted social advertisement information, including support for the implementation of the command to another social network members. 装置还可以利用远程成员的可识别社交装置来提供演示。 You can also use the remote device can identify the members of the social means to provide presentations. 进一步地,装置还可以进行与其他装置的竞争性测试。 Further, the device can also be competitive with other means of testing.

[0134]诸如本文公开的那些根据本发明的各个实施方式的SNET成员可建立许可和/或私人设定,该设定控制并限制可以访问成员档案信息、连接、圈的人或物,并定义访问的期望程度。 [0134] such as those disclosed herein may be established in accordance with SNET members of the various embodiments of the present invention permits and / or private setting, the setting control and restrict access to member profile information, connection, circle or things, and define a desired degree of access. 许可可以使用户能够保持某些信息为私人的或仅基于许可原则可用。 License allows the user to keep certain information private or principles are only available based on the license. 例如,可以对SNET中的用户/装置限制特定的用户信息的可见。 For example, you can SNET user / device limits visible specific user information. 可选地,特定用户信息可公开获得。 Alternatively, the user-specific information publicly available. 同样,SNET成员可以选择性地决定允许他人访问诸如名字、性别、联系信息/电子邮件地址等的个人ί目息O Similarly, SNET members can selectively decide to allow others to access, such as name, gender, contact information / e-mail address and other personal information ί Head O

[0135]如上结合图1和其他方面所述,根据本发明的SNET圈的各种实施方式可包括作为SNET圈成员参与的广泛地多种社交装置、装置服务、代理、和各类软件应用。 [0135] As with other aspects of the FIG. 1 and, according to various embodiments of the present invention SNET ring may include a wide variety of SNET circles involved in social means, devices and services, agents, and various software applications. 进一步地,具有相关或特定特性和相依性的社交装置和其他类型的SNET圈成员可以形成诸如下面结合图14-16所述的那些具有特定目的的SNET圈。 Furthermore, relevant or specific characteristics and dependencies of the means of social and other types of SNET ring member may be formed as described in connection with FIG. 14-16 below those SNET circle with a specific purpose. 各种实施方式可包括:例如诸如装置制造者、车主、医院和医疗提供者、修理店、保险公司和可能有兴趣与人类成员和/或相关SNET装置通信的其他第三方的SNET/圈成员。 Various embodiments may include: for example, such as a device maker, the owner, hospitals and medical providers, repair shops, insurance companies and may have SNET / circles and other third parties interested members of the human and / or related SNET device communications. 这样的SNET/圈可以是单独的或其他SNET/圈的扩展。 Such SNET / ring alone may be extended or other SNET / Circle.

[0136]首先参照图14,示出根据本发明的电器社交网络圈/子圈的实施方式。 [0136] Referring first to FIG. 14, illustrating an embodiment of the present invention electrical social networking circle / child ring to. 在该实施方式中,电器圈/子圈1400包括很多种(家用)电器/电子设备(“社交电器” 1402),该电器/电子设备可包括但不限于:洗衣机、烘干机、冰箱、电视、STB、恒温器、联网设备等。 In this embodiment, the electrical loop / sub-loop 1400 includes a wide variety of (household) electrical / electronic equipment ( "social Electric" 1402), the electrical / electronic device may include, but are not limited to: washing machine, dryer, refrigerator, TV , STB, thermostats, and other networking equipment. 电器圈/子圈1400中的成员资格允许与这样的社交电器1402的多种交互或在这样的社交电器1402之间的多种交互,包括(如上概述的)设置和配置、测试、注册、固件和驱动的更新、共享、包括电力消费信息的状况更新、电力公司集成、位置信息共享、社交电器的子圈的形成、许可管理等。 Membership Electric ring / ring 1400 allows the child to interact with a variety of appliances such as 1402 or more social interaction between such social Appliance 1402, including (as outlined above) to set up and configure, test, registration, firmware and driver updates, sharing, including power consumption status information updates, integrated power companies, the location information is shared, the formation of a social circle of electrical sub-license management.

[0137] 这样的交互,包括与参与电器圈/子圈1400的各个社交装置1410和家庭成员1406的通信,该交互通过SNET处理电路/软件1404被进行。 [0137] Such interaction, including communication devices 1410 and 1406 family members to participate Electric ring / ring 1400 child socialize with each of the processing circuits interact SNET / 1404 software has been carried out. 此外,在电器圈/子圈1400中的个体和节点之间的交互可通过个体(家用)账户1408实现。 In addition, the interaction between electrical loop / sub-loop 1400 and an individual node by individual (household) account 1408 implementation. 与被授权的非成员的交互还可以通过云1412通信信道或被电器圈/子圈1400利用的其他联网通路发生。 Non-members are authorized to interact with the cloud by 1412 can also be a communication channel or Electric ring / ring 1400 child use other networked Pathway.

[0138]关于某些预期的社交电器1402,诸如烟雾探测器、二氧化碳探测器、报警系统和其他安全装置,可以实现自动化的SNET机能以向家庭成员或追踪安全事件探测的紧急反应实体(消防部门、法律执行部门等)进行自动化的呼叫或通知。 [0138] For some of the expected social Appliance 1402, such as smoke detectors, carbon dioxide detectors, alarm systems and other security devices can be automated emergency response functions of SNET entities to track family members or security incident detection (fire department , law enforcement, etc.) or automated call notification. 附近的居民同样可接收到这样的通知。 Nearby residents also can receive such notification.

[0139]当新的社交电器1402加入电器圈/子圈1400时,SNET处理电路/软件1404或相似机能可确定该电器的型号/子型号、传送软件更新、配置操作模式等。 [0139] When a new social circle electrical appliances 1402 added / sub-ring 1400, SNET processing circuitry / software 1404 or similar function may determine that the appliance model / submodel, delivery software updates, configure the operating mode. 进一步地,该电器可接收或提供关于该电器或电器圈/子圈1400的其他成员的档案信息。 Further, the collector may receive or provide information about other members of the archive appliances or electrical ring / ring 1400 of son. 与电器SNET圈的双向通信可通过电力线/电话线/电缆设备通信系统(例如经由互联网路径、电力公司电力线、或其他专用通信路径)进行。 Electric two-way communication with SNET ring can be (for example, via the Internet path, the power company power lines or other dedicated communication path) through the power line / phone line / cable equipment communication systems. 智能电网机能和交互可通过Zigbee、WiF1、NFC、LTE、IMT-Advanced/4G和/或其他适用协议相似地进行。 Smart grid function and interaction can, WiF1, NFC, LTE, IMT-Advanced / 4G and / or other applicable agreements similarly through Zigbee.

[0140]图15示出根据本发明的交通工具SNET圈/子圈1506的各个实施方式。 [0140] FIG. 15 illustrates various embodiments of the present invention, the vehicle SNET circle / child ring 1506 according to. SNET圈/子圈1506包括交通工具1502,并可进一步包括一个或多个其他交通工具1504,如共同拥有或家庭交通工具。 SNET ring / ring 1506 includes a sub-1502 vehicles, and may further include one or more other vehicles 1504 as co-owner or family transport. 各种其他装置,SNET子圈、服务和内容提供者、提供者、实体可以参与交通工具SNET圈/子圈1506。 Various other devices, SNET sub-rings, service and content providers, providers, entities may participate in transport SNET ring / ring sub 1506. 在另一种实施方式中,交通工具SNET子圈1500本身可加入另一SNET圈(如拥有者或乘客SNET圈)。 In another embodiment, the vehicle itself SNET sub-loop 1500 may be added to another circle SNET (such as the owner or the passenger SNET circle).

[0141] 更具体地,交通工具SNET圈/子圈1506的成员资格可包括乘客SNET子圈1506,该子圈1506包括人类成员和相关娱乐装置1508、通信装置1510、计算装置1512和其他社交装置1514。 [0141] More specifically, the vehicle SNET circle / child circle membership 1506 may include passenger SNET sub-loop 1506, the sub-loop 1506 include members of the human and related entertainment device 1508, a communication device 1510 calculates 1512 and other social means devices 1514. 其他参与者可以包括例如支付进程服务(用于自动化地支付汽油、通行费、交通工具服务/检查、路旁餐厅(drive-through restaurant)等的报酬)、保险公司1518、紧急服务/装置1520、交通工具制造者1522以及(基于本地的)内容提供者1524。 Other participants may include, for example, the process of payment services (for automated payment of gasoline, tolls, vehicle service / inspection, roadside restaurants (drive-through restaurant) and other compensation), 1518 insurance companies, emergency services / devices 1520, vehicle manufacturers and 1522 (locally based) content provider 1524. 交通工具SNET圈/子圈1506的各个节点可包括用于通过蜂窝网络、WAN或移动热点1526等的通信的接口。 Vehicle SNET ring / ring each child node 1506 may include an interface through the cellular network, WAN or mobile hotspot 1526 and other communication. 各种使用模型包括例如SNET圈节点的基于接近的激活,如车库开门器、环境控制等。 Including, for example using a variety of models based on proximity activation, such as garage door openers, environmental control SNET ring node and the like. 另外,保险公司可参与以查看并检验驾驶行为历史/数据并可能地提供相关的折扣。 In addition, insurance companies can participate in to view and test drive the behavior history / data and possibly provide discounts.

[0142] 根据本发明的交通工具1502可以是汽车、公交车、火车、工业或农业交通工具、船只或飞行器。 [0142] The vehicle 1502 invention may be a car, bus, train, industrial or agricultural vehicle, vessel or aircraft. 根据本发明的交通工具节点/模块可控制关于对应机能的特定组件。 You can control the specific components on the corresponding function according to the present invention transportation node / module. 这样的板上圈节点可包括例如照相机和传感器、娱乐系统、环境控制、计算资源、引导和定位功能、安全系统、刹车和暂停系统、电池系统/燃料电池监控、排放控制模块、性能/发动机控制模块等。 Such a board ring node may include cameras and sensors, and entertainment systems, environmental control, computing resources, guiding and positioning capabilities, security systems, brakes and suspension system, the battery system / fuel battery monitoring, emission control module, performance / engine control module. 各种这样的交通工具圈节点可被配置以彼此通信。 A variety of such transport ring node can be configured to communicate with each other.

[0143] 可通过在交通工具网络上使用诸如交通工具域网络(VAN)或控制器域网络(CAN)的标准协议来至少部分地指挥交通工具圈/子圈1500的成员和模块之间的通信。 [0143] through the use of such a vehicle area network (VAN) or Controller Area Network (CAN) standard protocol for communication between the at least partially directing traffic circle tool / sub-loop 1500 members and modules on the vehicle network . 多个专门的协议已被研发并且现在正被采用以用于交通工具通信,但预见这些协议中的许多最终将被更通用的诸如以太网和TCP/IP的联网技术取代。 A plurality of specific protocols have been developed and are now being adopted for use in vehicle traffic, but many anticipate these agreements will eventually be replaced by more generic, such as Ethernet and TCP / IP networking technologies. 交通工具SNET圈/子圈1500中的通信可采用无线通信技术和/或物理传输介质,如单线/双绞线电缆、光纤、电力线通信(例如经由用于电池动力交通工具的充电站的电网连接)等。 Vehicle SNET circle / child circle communication 1500 may be a wireless communication technologies and / or physical transmission medium, such as single line / twisted pair cable, fiber optics, power line communication (for example, connected via a grid for a battery powered vehicle charging stations )Wait.

[0144]图16示出根据本发明的医疗社交网络圈/子圈1600的各个实施方式。 [0144] FIG. 16 illustrates various embodiments of the present invention, the medical circles of a social network / sub-ring 1600 according to. 各个医疗相关的资源可通过医疗社交网络圈/子圈1600被使用或访问,包括集中化的疾病注册和数据收集、消息板、教育资源和参考资料、紧急响应服务、支持组资源等。 Various health-related resources can be used by the medical social networking circle / ring sub-1600 or visit, including centralized registration and data collection disease, message boards, educational resources and reference materials, emergency response services, support groups and other resources.

[0145] 医疗SNET圈/子圈1600可进一步包括或连接:医疗装置和健康监控1602 ; SNET人类或患者成员(包括由一个或多个社交医疗装置1620和健康监控1622组成的各自的SNET子圈);医疗提供者(医生、护理员、门诊等)1608;(独立注册或未独立注册的)医院1610;研究员/调节者1621;保险公司;医疗装置和设备制造者;以及国家疾病项目和非盈利项目1618等。 [0145] Medical SNET ring / sub-loop 1600 may further include or connection: medical devices and health monitoring 1602; SNET human patients or members (including one or more social and health monitoring medical devices 1620 1622 consisting of the respective sub-loop SNET ); health care providers (doctors, nursing staff, clinics, etc.) 1608; (registered or independent registered independent) hospital 1610; researcher / regulator 1621; insurance companies; medical device and equipment manufacturers; as well as national and non-disease programs 1618 and other profitable projects.

[0146] —些实施方式可涉及以用户/老年健康监控和报告为目的的医疗装置和健康监控的对接,或生成医疗和风险档案。 [0146] - Some embodiments may relate to user / elderly health monitoring and reporting for the purpose of docking medical device and health monitoring, or generate medical and risk profile. 例如,社交胰岛素栗创建与研究员、医生、护理员、糖尿病消息板、帮助或志愿者资源、栗管理和测试、紧急救护车通知等的分组机会。 For example, to create a social insulin chestnut and researchers, doctors, care workers, diabetes, message boards, help or volunteer resources management and packet opportunity chestnut testing, notification of emergency ambulance.

[0147] 医疗SNET圈/子圈1600还可以包括匿名基因SNET圈1606,该SNET圈1606例如在用户基因上传时自动形成,并可以包括多态性/基因型子圈、关于与疾病或障碍相关的基因缺陷的信息等。 [0147] Medical SNET ring / ring 1600 may also include sub-anonymous gene SNET ring 1606, the SNET circle formed in 1606 such as automatic user upload gene, and may include polymorphisms / sub-genotype circle, about a disease or disorder associated with information and other genetic defects. 基因统计收集可不仅基于医疗信息,还可基于基因参与者自身简历输入。 Gene statistics collection may be based not only on medical information, but also based on gene participants enter their own resume. 在另一种实施方式中,为了共享基因信息、建立父子关系、鉴定可能的亲缘关系、基于家庭族谱信息(在家系的不同层)进行连接等等,可形成家庭族谱SNET子圈。 In another embodiment, in order to share genetic information, establish paternity, identify possible genetic relationship, based on family genealogy information (different strata of the home) to connect, etc., can form a sub-family genealogy SNET circle. 这样的SNET圈可被与生物信息资料、社交医疗设备成员、家系信息、DNA数据银行等集成。 Such SNET ring can be integrated with biological information, social, medical equipment members, pedigree information, DNA data banks.

[0148]如本文所用的那样,术语“大致”和“近似”为其对应的项目和/或项目间的相关性提供行业可接受的偏差。 Correlation available in industry [0148] As used herein, the term "substantially" and "approximately" corresponding to their projects and / or projects between the acceptable deviation. 这样的行业可接受的偏差范围是从少于百分之一到百分之五十,并且对应于但不限于,分量值、集成电路处理变量、温度变量、上升和下降时间、和/或热噪声。 This industry is the acceptable deviation range from less than one percent to fifty percent and corresponds to, but is not limited to, component values, integrated circuit process variables, temperature variations, rise and fall times, and / or heat noise. 这样的项目间相关性的范围是从很少的百分数的差异到巨大的差异。 The correlation between such projects ranges from very little difference in the percentage of the huge difference. 还是如本文可能被使用的那样,术语“可用耦接”、“親接至”和/或“親接”包括项目间的直接耦接和/或经由介于其间的项目(例如项目包括但不限于组件、元件、电路、和/或模块)的项目间间接耦接,其中,对于间接耦接,中间项目并不修改信号信息但可以调整其电流电平、电压电平和/或功率水平。 Or such as may be used herein the term "available coupled", "connected to the pro" and / or "pro-pick" includes direct coupling between items and / or via an intervening item (for example, include, but are not between limited component, element, circuit, and / or modules) project indirect coupling, wherein, for indirect coupling, the middle of the project does not modify the information signal but may adjust its current level, voltage level, and / or power level. 如本文可进一步地所用,推导親接(B卩其中一个元件通过推导(inference)被親接至另一个元件)包括以与“耦接至”相同的方式进行的两个项目间的直接和间接的耦接。 As used herein may further be used to derive pro pick (B Jie one element by derivation (inference) is connected to another parent element) including direct and indirect two projects with the "coupled to" the same way between the coupling. 如本文更进一步地所用,术语“可用于”或“可用耦接”表示项目包括电力连接、输入、输出等中的一个或多个,以当被激活时进行一个或多个其对应的功能并可进一步包括推导耦接至一个或多个的其他项目。 As used herein further used herein, the term "used" or "available coupled" indicates that the project includes a power connector, input, output, etc. One or more, for one or more its corresponding functions when activated and It may further comprise deriving coupled to one or more other items. 如本文再进一步所用,术语“相关”包括分开项目的直接和/或间接耦接和/或一个项目被嵌入另一项目内。 As further used herein, the term "relevant" includes separate projects directly and / or indirectly coupled and / or one item being embedded within another item. 如本文所用,术语“满意地(favorable)对比”表示两个或多个项目、信号等之间的对比提供了期望的关系。 As used herein, the term "satisfaction (favorable) Contrast" means comparing two or more items, signals, etc., provides a desired relationship. 例如,当期望的关系是信号I具有大于信号2的幅度时,那么当信号I的幅度大于信号2的幅度或当信号2的幅度小于信号I的幅度时,可得到满意的对比。 For example, when the desired relationship is that signal I have signal amplitude greater than 2, then when I was bigger than the signal amplitude of the signal 2 or when the magnitude of signal 2 is less than the amplitude of the signal I obtained satisfactory contrast.

[0149]如本文所用,术语“处理模块”、“处理电路”、和/或“处理单元”可以是单个的处理装置或多个处理装置。 [0149] As used herein, the term "processing module", "processing circuitry" and / or "processing unit" may be a single processing device or a plurality of processing devices. 这样的处理装置可以是微处理器、微控制器、数字信号处理器、微型计算机、中央处理单元、现场可编程门阵列、可编程逻辑装置、状态机、逻辑电路、模拟电路、数字电路和/或任何基于电路的硬编码和/或操作指令(模拟的和/或数字的)处理信号的装置。 Such a processing device may be a microprocessor, microcontroller, digital signal processor, microcomputer, central processing unit, field programmable gate array, programmable logic device, state machine, logic circuitry, analog circuitry, digital circuitry, and / or any device based on the signal processing circuit of hard-coded and / or operational instructions (analog and / or digital). 处理模块、模块、处理电路和/或处理单元可以是,或进一步包括存储器和/集成存储器元件,该集成存储器元件可以是单个的存储器装置、多个存储器装置、和/或其他处理模块、模块、处理电路、和/或处理单元的嵌入电路。 Processing module, module, processing circuitry and / or processing unit may be, or further includes a memory and / integrated memory elements, the memory elements can be integrated in a single memory device, a plurality of memory devices, and / or other processing modules, module, processing circuitry, and / or embedded circuitry of the processing unit. 这样的存储器装置可以是只读存储器、随机存取存储器、易失性存储器、非易失性存储器、静态存储器、动态存储器、闪存、高速缓存存储器和/或任何存储数字信息的装置。 Such a memory device may be a read-only memory, random access memory, volatile memory devices, nonvolatile memory, static memory, dynamic memory, flash memory, cache memory, and / or any digital information. 注意如果处理模块、模块、处理电路和或处理单元包括一个以上处理装置,处理装置可被集中布置(例如经由有线和/或无线的总线结构直接耦接在一起)或可以被分散(例如经由通过局域网和/或广域网的非直接親接的云计算)。 Note that if the processing module, module, or the processing circuitry and the processing unit comprises one or more processing means, the processing means may be disposed centrally (e.g., directly coupled together via wired and / or wireless bus structure) or may be dispersed (e.g., by via then indirect parent cloud LAN and / or WAN calculation). 进一步注意,如果处理模块、模块、处理电路、和/处理单元经由状态机、模拟电路、数字电路和/或逻辑电路来实现一个或多个其功能,那么存储对应操作指令的存储器和/存储器元件可以被嵌入于包括状态机、模拟电路、数字电路和/逻辑电路的电路之内或之外。 It is further noted that if the processing module, modules, processing circuitry, and / or processing unit via a state machine, analog circuitry, digital circuitry, and / or logic circuitry to implement one or more of its functions, then storing the corresponding operational instructions and memory / memory element It may be embedded in the circuitry comprising the state machine, analog circuitry, digital circuitry, and / or outside the logic circuit. 再进一步注意,对应图中的一个或多个所示的至少一些步骤和/或功能的硬编码和/或操作指令可被存储器元件存储,并且被处理模块、模块、处理电路和/或处理单元执行。 Further noted that the figure corresponding to one or more of at least some of the steps shown and / or hard-coded functions and / or operating instructions may be stored in a memory element, and is a processing module, modules, processing circuitry and / or processing units carried out. 这样的存储器装置或存储器元件可被包括在一件产品中。 Such a memory device or a memory element may be included in a product.

[0150]以上借助于示出其具体功能和关系的运行的方法步骤描述了本发明。 [0150] by means of the above shows run their specific functions and the relationship between the method steps described in the present invention. 为了描述的方便,本文随意地定义了这些功能块和方法步骤的边界和顺序。 To facilitate the description, a freely defined boundaries and sequence of these functional blocks and method steps. 只要具体功能和关系被适当地进行,可以定义可选的边界和顺序。 As long as the specific functions and relationships are appropriately performed, you can define an optional border and order. 因此任何这样的可选的边界或顺序是包括在要求权利的发明的范围和精神内的。 Therefore, any such optional boundary or order is included within the scope and spirit of the claimed invention. 进一步地,为了描述的方便,可随意地定义这些功能块的边界。 Further, for convenience of description, you can freely define the boundaries of these functional blocks. 只要特定重要的功能被适当地进行,可以定义可选的边界。 As long as certain significant functions are appropriately performed, you can optionally define a boundary. 相似地,本文中流程图框块也可以被随意地定义来示出特定重要的机能。 Similarly, blocks in the flowchart block herein can also be defined to illustrate the important function of certain arbitrarily. 在所用的程度上,流程图框块边界和顺序可以被另外定义并仍然进行特定的重要机能。 The extent used, the flow diagram block boundaries and sequence of the blocks have been defined otherwise and still perform the certain significant functions. 因此对功能块和流程图框块与顺序的这样的可选的定义是包括在要求权利的发明的范围和精神内的。 Therefore, this alternative definition of the functional blocks and flowchart block and block sequence are included within the scope and spirit of the claimed invention. 本领域技术人员将认识到,本文中功能块以及其他示例块、模块和组件可如所示地或被分散的组件、应用专用集成电路、执行适当软件的处理器等或其任意组合实现。 Those skilled in the art will recognize that the herein exemplary functional blocks, and other blocks, modules and components may be shown as dispersed components or any combination of application specific integrated circuits, processors execute appropriate software or implementation.

[0151]本发明还可依照一种或多种实施方式被至少部分地描述。 [0151] The present invention can also be described according to one or more embodiments at least partially. 本文中本发明的实施方式被用于说明本发明及其方面、其特征、其概念和/或其示例。 Embodiments of the invention herein is to illustrate the invention and aspects thereof, characterized in that the concepts and / or examples. 实施本发明的处理的设备、制品、机器和/或物理实施方式可包括参照本文讨论的实施方式中的一个或多个进行描述的一个或多个方面、特征、概念、示例等。 Processing apparatus embodiment of the present invention, products, machinery and / or physical embodiments discussed herein may include a reference to the embodiment of one or more of one or more aspects described, features, concepts, examples, and so on. 进一步地,从图到图,实施方式可合并使用相同或不同参考标号的相同或相似命名的功能、步骤、模块等,而像这样,功能、步骤、模块等可以是相同或相似功能、步骤、模块等或不同的功能、步骤、模块等。 Further, from Figure to Figure, the embodiment may be combined using the same or similar-named functions are the same or different reference numerals, step, modules, etc. and the like, functions, steps, modules, etc. may be the same or similar function, step, module or various functions, steps, and other modules.

[0152]除非相反地特殊地声明,否则本文中的任意图中的一幅中到元件的信号、来自元件的信号和/或在元件之间的信号可以是模拟或数字的,时间连续的或时间离散的,和单端的或差分的。 [0152] Unless the contrary special stated otherwise herein, any figure of a signal to the elements, signals and / or signals from the elements between the elements may be analog or digital, or continuous time discrete time, and single-ended or differential. 例如,如果信号通路被示出为单端通路,其亦可代表差分信号通路。 For example, if the signal paths are shown as single-ended channel, which may also be representative of the differential signal path. 相似地,如果单个的通路被示出为差分通路,其亦代表单端信号通路。 Similarly, if a single path is shown as path difference, which also represents a single-ended signal path. 虽然本文中描述了一个或多个特定的构架,但如本领域技术人员所认识地,同样也可使用一个或多个未明确示出的数据总线、元件之间的直接连通、和/或其他元件间间接耦接来实现其他构架。 While this article describes one or more specific framework, but as one skilled in the art know, the same can also be used with one or more direct communication is not explicitly shown in the data bus between the elements, and / or other indirect coupling between components to achieve other architecture.

[0153]术语“模块”被用于对本发明各个实施方式的描述。 [0153] The term "module" is used for various embodiments of the present invention will be described. 模块包括处理模块、功能块、硬件、和/或存储在存储器上的软件以进行本文所述的一个或多个功能。 Module includes a processing module, function blocks, hardware and / or software stored on the memory to perform one or more functions described herein. 注意,如果模块经由硬件实现,该硬件可独立地和/或结合软件和/或固件地工作。 Note that if the module via hardware that can independently and / or a combination of software and / or firmware to work. 如本文所用,模块可包括一个或多个子模块、其中的每个可以是一个或多个模块。 As used herein, a module may include one or more sub-modules, each of which may be one or more modules.

[0154]虽然本文中本发明的各个功能和特征的特定组合已被明确地描述,但这些特征和功能的其他组合同样可行。 [0154] Specific combinations of the various functions and features of the present invention, although this article has been explicitly described, but other combinations of these features and functions equally feasible. 本发明并不被本文公开的具体的示例所局限并明确地并入这些其他的组合。 The present invention is not specifically limited by the examples disclosed herein are expressly incorporated these and other combinations.

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