METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SEGMENTING AND TRANSMITING DATA BETWEEN COMPUTING DEVICES AND VEHICLE HEAD UNITS

Utility Patent Application (A1)

June 23, 2022

Source: USPTO via Sqoop

Applicants: Google LLC

Inventors: Jennifer Yee Tsau, Ramasadagopan Periathiruvadi, Anthony Jesse Chen, Daniel Harms, Yuxing Yao, Wenting Zhai, Yiran Yan, Thomas Anthony Pelaia, II

An example method includes receiving, by a first application executing on a primary device and from a second application executing on the primary device, an indication of data to be transferred, wherein the primary device and the vehicle head unit are communicatively coupled via a wireless network connection operating in accordance with a wireless networking protocol; determining, by the first application and based on the indication of the data, an amount of data to be transferred; determining, by the first application, whether the amount of data satisfies a maximum packet size for the wireless networking protocol; responsive to determining that the amount of data does not satisfy the maximum packet size: segmenting the data into a plurality of packets, wherein each packet from the plurality of packets includes an amount of data that satisfies the maximum packet size; and sending the plurality of packets using the wireless network connection.