Patents Examined by Afsar M Qureshi
  • Patent number: 10334595
    Abstract: A method is provided for transmitting a signal by a station in a wireless local area network (WLAN). The station obtains a transmission opportunity (TXOP) indicating a time duration used for transmission of a plurality of data units. The station transmits, during the TXOP, an initial data unit of the plurality of data units. The initial data unit comprises a control field indicating a transmit bandwidth of the initial data unit. The station selects a transmit bandwidth of a non-initial data unit of the plurality of data units to be narrower than the transmit bandwidth of the initial data unit. The station transmits, during the TXOP, the non-initial data unit. The non-initial data unit comprises a control field indicating the transmit bandwidth of the non-initial data unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Yu Jin Noh, Byeong Woo Kang, Dae Won Lee, Yong Ho Seok
  • Patent number: 10327280
    Abstract: A communication device of handling a state mismatch comprises a storage device and a processing circuit coupled to the storage device. The storage device stores, and the processing circuit is configured to execute instructions of entering a RRC_INACTIVE state in response to a first radio resource control (RRC) message; transmitting a second RRC message to a network, when receiving a first paging message comprising a first temporary identity (ID), wherein the second RRC message is used for requesting an establishment of a connection; and transmitting a third RRC message to the network, when receiving a second paging message comprising a second temporary ID, wherein the third RRC message is used for requesting a resumption of the connection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventor: Chih-Hsiang Wu
  • Patent number: 10321474
    Abstract: A cellular network comprises a plurality of base nodes, including an active base node, to which the wireless device is currently associated. The wireless device transmits data according to a periodicity related transmission mode to the active base node. The method comprises providing information from wireless device to the active base node relating to periodicity of said data transmission, responding at the active base node comprising an indication of assigned resources for multiple transmissions, setting a timer at the active base node relating to said periodicity, upon expiration of the timer, reserving resources at the active base node for reception of the data transmission, transmitting data from the wireless device according to the periodicity, receiving transmitted data at active base node, conducting an acknowledging procedure at the active base node in response to said data reception.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: GEMALTO M2M GMBH
    Inventors: Thomas Ulrich, Lars Wehmeier, Volker Breuer
  • Patent number: 10313887
    Abstract: There is provided systems and methods for Network Function Virtualization (NFV) in a control plane. The NFV framework is be used to define a plurality of virtual network functions (VNFs), each of which can correspond to a function enabling operation of a communication network. There is provided a method and system for managing a plurality of network slices in a communication network, the method comprising: instantiating a Global Control Plane set apart from the plurality of network slices, the Global Control Plane configured to at least partially manage each of the plurality of network slices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sophie Vrzic, Hang Zhang, Nimal Gamini Senarath
  • Patent number: 10306505
    Abstract: A transmitter reports channel quality information by partitioning channel quality values, based on a channel quality information reporting parameter, into at least two partitions, each partition corresponding to a frequency bandwidth associated with the communications system. A channel quality value of the channel quality values of at least one of the at least two partitions is encoded to obtain signaling information on channel quality, including at least one of first channel quality information and second channel quality information, based on the channel quality information reporting parameter, wherein the second channel quality information is different from the first channel quality information. The transmitter transmits the signaling information on the channel quality by reporting the first channel quality information or the second channel quality information at different reporting frequencies depending on the channel quality information reporting parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Optis Wireless Technology, LLC
    Inventor: Alexander Golitschek Edler von Elbwart
  • Patent number: 10305623
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are provided to define sub-bands within a downlink (DL) system bandwidth or within an uplink (UL) system bandwidth, to configure sub-bands for DL signaling or for UL signaling, and to transmit or receive DL signaling or UL signaling with repetitions in the configured sub-bands.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Aris Papasakellariou
  • Patent number: 10305624
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are provided to define sub-bands within a downlink (DL) system bandwidth or within an uplink (UL) system bandwidth, to configure sub-bands for DL signaling or for UL signaling, and to transmit or receive DL signaling or UL signaling with repetitions in the configured sub-bands.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Aris Papasakellariou
  • Patent number: 10298287
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a mobile terminal and a wireless communication method, the mobile terminal includes: a first data card, a second data card, a first processing chip, a first logic switch, a second logic switch and a second processing chip; where the first processing chip is further configured to establish a data service link with 4G network to preform data service transmission, upon the condition that the first data card or the second data card connecting with the first processing chip; the second processing chip is further configured to establish a data service link with 4G network to preform data service transmission, upon the condition that the first data card or the second data card connecting with the second processing chip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: NUBIA TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD
    Inventors: Tongsong Chu, Chunlin Li
  • Patent number: 10299173
    Abstract: A long-term evolution (LTE) network for handling mobility from the LTE network to a new radio (NR)/fifth generation (5G) network comprises a storage device for storing instructions and a processing circuit coupled to the storage device. The processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions stored in the storage device. The instructions comprise activating a Packet Data Network (PDN) connection with a communication device; communicating a Protocol Data Unit (PDU) Session identity/identifier (ID) for the PDN connection with the communication device; communicating data via an evolved packet system (EPS) bearer associated to the PDN connection with the communication device; receiving a context request for the communication device from the NR/5G network; and transmitting a context response comprising a context of the communication device to the NR/5G network in response to the context request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventor: Chih-Hsiang Wu
  • Patent number: 10299292
    Abstract: Provided is a method for detecting whether a random access channel (RACH) preamble collision occurs in a wireless communication system. An evolved Node B (eNB) receives, from a first user equipment (UE), a first RACH preamble generated by using a combination of a plurality of sequences, and also receives, from a second UE, a second RACH preamble generated by using one sequence. The eNB detects whether a collision occurs between the first RACH preamble and the second RACH preamble on the basis of the received patterns of the first RACH preamble and the second RACH preamble, wherein the received patterns of the first RACH preamble and the second RACH preamble are based on channel delay caused by multiple paths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Kitae Kim, Jiwon Kang, Kilbom Lee, Kungmin Park, Heejin Kim
  • Patent number: 10292045
    Abstract: An information obtaining method, executable by a processor of an over the top (OTT) for interacting with a mobile terminal and displaying notification information on a display interface. The method includes: receiving a first ID recognizing frequency from mobile terminal, sending first confirming information to the mobile terminal according to the first ID recognizing frequency, receiving an information category frequency sent by the mobile terminal according to the first ID recognizing frequency, and displaying the notification information corresponding to the information category frequency on the display interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: NANNING FUGUI PRECISION INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuan-Tao Liang
  • Patent number: 10291285
    Abstract: Methods of performing a multi-disturber alien crosstalk limited signal-to-noise ratio test are provided in which at least one signal-to-alien crosstalk noise ratio is determined for a victim link segment using a composite power spectral density for at least a first of a plurality of disturber link segments. The composite power spectral density comprises a combination of portions of a plurality of power spectral densities that are associated with line rates at which the first of the plurality of disturber link segments may operate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: CommScope, Inc. of North Carolina
    Inventors: Benji Boban, George Zimmerman
  • Patent number: 10285122
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method and apparatus for handling abnormality of a network communication function. When it is determined that a network communication function of a modem is abnormal, the modem is disconnected from a current cell, the current cell is set to be a barred cell, and a first barring duration within which the barred cell is barred is set; and when a duration within which the barred cell is barred is shorter than the first barring duration, one or more cells corresponding to a Radio Access Technology (RAT) supported by the modem is searched for, the cells excluding the barred cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventor: Weiqing Li
  • Patent number: 10284331
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a channel decoding method, apparatus, and system. The channel decoding apparatus includes a memory storing instructions; and a processor coupled to the memory to execute the instructions to: obtain decoding information of first channel decoding of a data block; determine whether the first channel decoding fails; in response to determining that the first channel decoding fails, obtain a reference sequence number of the data block; obtain at least one matching historical demodulated soft value; combine the demodulated soft value of the data block and the at least one matching historical demodulated soft value to obtain a combined demodulated soft value of the data block; and perform second channel decoding on the combined demodulated soft value of the data block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kai Yan, Juhua Xue, Ming Li
  • Patent number: 10278110
    Abstract: A mobility management node, in a first wireless carrier network, receives a connection request that includes a first Access Point Name (APN) that is invalid in the first wireless carrier network, wherein the connection request originated from a wireless device. The mobility management node obtains a set of first APNs that map the first APN, and other APNs, that are invalid in the first wireless carrier network, and translates the first APN to a second APN corresponding to the first wireless carrier network using the set of first APNs. The mobility management node uses the second APN in signaling associated with a connection, between the wireless device and the first wireless carrier network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventor: James Mathison
  • Patent number: 10271261
    Abstract: The present invention extends to methods, systems, devices, apparatus, and computer program products for prioritized transmission of different data types, including VHF airband radio communication data (e.g., being transmitted or received from a control tower) over bonded communication modules at a remotely operated aerial vehicle. Embodiments of the invention include portable (and potentially mobile and/or remotely operated) vehicles for wirelessly transmitting and receiving various data types over a bonded mobile network and a control device (which can be fixed or portable) capable of receiving data transmitted from the mobile node and transmitting data to it. Different data types can be assigned different priorities, facilitating selective transmission of higher-priority data, such as, for example, VHF airband radio communication data, when quality degrades on a network link.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Sqwaq, Inc.
    Inventors: Edward Lindsley, Michael B. Dodd
  • Patent number: 10263678
    Abstract: A wireless communication device (alternatively, device) includes a processor configured to support communications with other wireless communication device(s) and to generate and process signals for such communications. In some examples, the device includes a communication interface and a processor, among other possible circuitries, components, elements, etc. to support communications with other wireless communication device(s) and to generate and process signals for such communications. The device is configured to generate OFDM/A packets having certain characteristics based on different packet formats. For example, a first OFDM/A packet has first characteristic(s) based on a first packet format, a second OFDM/A packet has second characteristic(s) based on a second packet format, and so on. A receiver device is configured to process such OFDM/A packets to determine characteristic(s) thereof to determine, identify, classify, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL SALES PTE. LIMITED
    Inventor: Ron Porat
  • Patent number: 10264565
    Abstract: A method for receiving downlink data in a wireless communication system supporting a Narrow Band (NB)-Internet of Things (IoT), the method performed by a terminal comprising: receiving a narrowband synchronization signal (NBSS) on a first NB-IoT carrier from a base station; acquiring, based on the NBSS, time synchronization and frequency synchronization with the base station; receiving the system information related to the NB-IoT on the first NB-IoT carrier from the base station; being assigned a second NB-IoT carrier from the base station; and receiving the downlink data on at least one of the first NB-IoT carrier or the second NB-IoT carrier from the base station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Seokmin Shin, Hyunsoo Ko, Yunjung Yi
  • Patent number: 10257050
    Abstract: A communication link includes a first conductor configured to transmit data between a plurality of connected network devices. The communication link further includes an identification device configured to transmit an output that identifies the communication link when power is supplied to it and a second conductor configured to complete an electrical circuit when it receives the power from a particular device in the plurality of connected network devices. The identification device is coupled with the electrical circuit by a switch. The communication link also includes a logic module configured to receive an identification instruction in the data transmitted between the plurality of connected network devices. The logic module is also configured to, in response to receiving the identification instruction, actuate the switch to supply the identification device with power and transmit the output at the identification device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: CA, Inc.
    Inventor: Prabodh Joshi
  • Patent number: 10257121
    Abstract: Embodiments include systems and methods for transmitting data over high-speed data channels in context of serializer/deserializer circuits. Some embodiments include a novel full-rate source-series-terminated (SST) transmitter driver architecture with output charge sharing isolation. Certain implementations have a programmable floating tap (e.g., in addition to standard taps) with both positive and negative FIR values and cursor reduction, which can help achieve large FIR range and high channel equalization capability. Some embodiments operate with multi-phase clocking having phased clock error correction, which can facilitate operation with low-jitter and low-DCD clocks. Some implementations also include novel output inductor structures that are disposed to partially overlap output interface bumps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Oracle International Corporation
    Inventors: Zuxu Qin, Baoqing Huang, Dawei Huang, Kuai Yin, Maoqing Yao, Philip Kwan