China Mobile has been granted a patent for a data processing method and device that involves receiving and responding to requests related to data collection tasks. The method includes creating, updating, and canceling data collection tasks, with detailed information on acquired data objects. GlobalData’s report on China Mobile gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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Data processing method for creating and updating data collection tasks

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: China Mobile Ltd

A recently granted patent (Publication Number: US11924070B2) discloses a data processing method applied to a source node, involving receiving a request message from a target node containing information about creating a data acquisition task. The method includes sending a response message to the target node, performing data acquisition based on the task information, and sending the acquisition result back to the target node. The acquisition task information includes details about the acquired target data object, such as context acquisition conditions and tags. The method also involves setting timers for reporting purposes and querying task IDs for data acquisition tasks.

Furthermore, the patent claims cover various aspects of the data processing method, including successful creation or failure of data acquisition tasks, acquisition result contents, reporting configurations, and data distribution protocols. The method allows for updating and canceling data acquisition tasks based on request messages from the target node. Additionally, a communication device implementing the method is described, comprising a processor, memory, and a computer-readable program for executing the data processing operations. Overall, the patent details a comprehensive approach to data acquisition tasks, reporting, and communication protocols for efficient data processing in a network environment.

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