Patents Examined by Ajay Cattungal
  • Patent number: 10700801
    Abstract: Techniques are described for wireless communications at a user equipment (UE). One method includes determining a first cell identifier (ID) associated with a first downlink transmission in a first radio frequency spectrum band of paired radio frequency spectrum bands, determining a second cell ID associated with a second downlink transmission in a second radio frequency spectrum band of the paired radio frequency spectrum bands, and communicating based on the first cell ID and the second cell ID. In some cases, the method may include determining a cell ID associated with a downlink transmission in an uplink radio frequency spectrum band, and receiving the downlink transmission in a subframe of the uplink radio frequency spectrum band. The downlink transmission may be based on the cell ID and a format of a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH), and may include an eight layer single-user multiple-input multiple-output (SU-MIMO) transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Wanshi Chen, Peter Gaal, Neng Wang
  • Patent number: 10701726
    Abstract: Provided are method and apparatus for sending V2X service, and method and apparatus for configuring resources. The method for sending V2X service includes that a first OBU acquires sending resources for sending a V2X service, where the sending resources include resources required for sending V2X service data and scheduling information of the V2X service, the scheduling information is used for specifying information required for resource scheduling for the V2X service data; and the first OBU sends, on the sending resources, the scheduling information and the V2X service data to a second OBU. Frequency-domain multiplexing is performed in a same subframe in the sending resources for scheduling information and the V2X service data, and the scheduling information specifies that resource configuration is performed, in same and/or different subframes, for the V2X service data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: ZTE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hui Xu, Zijiang Ma, Yong Lv, Chen Lu, Yutang Xie
  • Patent number: 10701564
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a signal retransmission apparatus and method and a communication system. The method includes: a first UE determines a resource for retransmitting a signal according to a resource for initially transmitting the signal and a frequency hopping pattern; and retransmits the signal to a second UE according to the determined resource. With the embodiments of the present disclosure, interference between UEs may be randomized as possible, and complexity of blind detection by receiver end UE may be lowered as possible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU CONNECTED TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
    Inventors: Yueqiao Xu, Hongchao Li, Hua Zhou
  • Patent number: 10700879
    Abstract: Embodiments disclose a charging method and device. In present embodiments, according to an application identifier carried in a content request, an application indicated by the application identifier is learned, and it is learned that the content request is triggered by using the application. In this way, according to the embodiments of the present embodiments, a charging request indicating traffic generated by requested content and the foregoing application may be sent to a charging device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Enfeng Yang
  • Patent number: 10700805
    Abstract: A network node (400) for use with a single-fiber bidirectional communication link comprises a filter (300). The filter (300) comprises at least four ports. A first port (301) is configured to communicate with the single-fiber in a west direction. A second port (303) is configured to communicate with the single-fiber in an east direction. A third port (305) is configured to add/drop in the west direction. A fourth port (307) is configured to add/drop in the east direction. The network node is configured to add a first wavelength (?A) to the west direction and the east direction, and configured to drop a second wavelength (?B) from the west direction and the east direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Roberto Magri, Alberto Deho
  • Patent number: 10694552
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for establishing a connection are provided. The method includes: terminal equipment determines a connection establishment request format adopted when a connection establishment request message is sent from multiple connection establishment request formats; and the terminal equipment sends the connection establishment request message to network equipment according to the determined connection establishment request format. In such a manner, rapid connection establishment for different service requirements in multiple environments may be adapted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventor: Bin Feng
  • Patent number: 10694540
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a method and device for maintaining service continuity. The method for maintaining service continuity includes: receiving, by a base station, a first notification, which is sent by an MCE, for stopping scheduling of an MBMS service; and notifying, by the base station, user equipment of MBMS service scheduling stop information, and continuing to schedule the MBMS service. In this way, a service interruption time that is caused when UE receives a service after an MCE stops scheduling of the service can be effectively reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Inventors: Bingzhao Li, Zhenxing Hu, Yongqiang Gao
  • Patent number: 10693772
    Abstract: The application provide a packet sending method, a router, and a service switching entity. According to the application, a router determines a flow group identifier of a service packet and information about a next-hop service switching entity according to a user identifier and IP 5-tuple information; and forwards the packet to the next-hop service switching entity according to the information about the next-hop service switching entity, so that the next-hop service switching entity determines a corresponding destination service instance according to the user identifier, the flow group identifier, a router identifier, and a processing result, and forwards the packet to the destination service instance, to perform corresponding service processing, thereby implementing service packet forwarding among service instances. The router in the method provided in the embodiments has a flow steering function, and steers a flow to a specified path to perform node-by-node processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shihui Hu, Enhui Liu, Delei Yu, Chengyong Lin
  • Patent number: 10686696
    Abstract: The application provide a packet sending method, a router, and a service switching entity. According to the application, a router determines a flow group identifier of a service packet and information about a next-hop service switching entity according to a user identifier and IP 5-tuple information; and forwards the packet to the next-hop service switching entity according to the information about the next-hop service switching entity, so that the next-hop service switching entity determines a corresponding destination service instance according to the user identifier, the flow group identifier, a router identifier, and a processing result, and forwards the packet to the destination service instance, to perform corresponding service processing, thereby implementing service packet forwarding among service instances. The router in the method provided in the embodiments has a flow steering function, and steers a flow to a specified path to perform node-by-node processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shihui Hu, Enhui Liu, Delei Yu, Chengyong Lin
  • Patent number: 10686644
    Abstract: Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for implementing a registrar component or functionality in a telecommunications network. In one implementation, the registrar functionality is handled at a Session Border Controller (SBC) or Network Address Translation (NAT) Traversal Manager (NTM) device of the network to alleviate an application server of the network from performing the registration function.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Level 3 Communications, LLC
    Inventor: Richard Dean Terpstra
  • Patent number: 10680900
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the communications field, and discloses a BGP logical topology generation method, and a device. The method includes: obtaining, by a controller, node information of a first forwarder and BGP session information of the first forwarder, and obtaining node information of a second forwarder and BGP session information of the second forwarder; and generating, by the controller, a BGP logical topology between the first forwarder and the second forwarder according to the node information and the BGP session information of the first forwarder, and the node information and the BGP session information of the second forwarder that are obtained. The technical solution provided in the present invention can implement collection of a BGP logical topology between forwarders by the controller, which is favorable for the controller to manage forwarders running the BGP protocol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shunwan Zhuang, Yuanbin Yin, Baohua Song, Jianbin Xu
  • Patent number: 10674390
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a monitoring report generation method where the method includes: receiving a monitoring parameter broadcast by a base station; monitoring energy of each discovery resource in a resource pool within a discovery time domain; determining a busy resource and an idle resource; and generating a monitoring report when a proportion of the busy resource or the idle resource in a predetermined quantity of consecutive discovery time domains meets a reporting condition corresponding to the busy resource or the idle resource, and sending the monitoring report to the base station. This resolves a problem in the related technology that: because D2D user equipment cannot accurately obtain a quantity of resource collision times in a cell, the base station cannot accurately learn a resource status in the cell, and it is ensured that the base station can accurately learn the resource status in the cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jie Ma, Bo Lin, Zhenzhen Cao
  • Patent number: 10666492
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electrical device and method of automatically searching for and connecting to known or unknown available public communication infrastructure and/or devices in the vicinity using a multi-layer communication model. Each layer may include binding information for local available communication methods and shareable hardware devices, a routing table, and, if applicable, one or more logon profiles for service providers. Communication layers may be built by searching for available public communication infrastructure and/or devices in the vicinity by actively sending out connection requests to all addressable destinations along the available transport medium. Each node is able to access and use the communication infrastructure of each other node. Switching between layers as they become inoperable and/or become available without any user interaction required is also possible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Open Invention Network LLC
    Inventor: Martin Wieland
  • Patent number: 10667163
    Abstract: A MS transmits, to a BS, uplink data (UD) on a PUSCH, PUSCH being assigned by using a PDCCH. The MS receives on PDCCH, an indication instructing the MS to transmit reception quality information (RQI) without UD on PUSCH, and transmits on PUSCH, to the BS, RQI without UD based on the indication which is received on PDCCH. The indication is specified based on values to which a plurality of fields of information transmitted on PDCCH are set. One of the plurality of fields is a field used for instructing the MS to transmit RQI and another is a field used for indicating a redundancy version. For instructing the MS to transmit RQI without UD on PUSCH, the field used for instructing the MS to transmit RQI is set to a first single predetermined value (SPV) and the field used for indicating the redundancy version is set to a second SPV.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tatsushi Aiba, Shohei Yamada, Hiroshi Katsuragawa
  • Patent number: 10659948
    Abstract: The present specification may provide a method for performing data exchange by NAN terminal in a wireless communication system. In this instance, the method in which the NAN terminal performs data exchange may comprises the steps of: discovering a first service by a first NAN terminal using at least one of a publish message and a subscribe message; transmitting a data request message associated with the discovered first service to a second NAN terminal by the first NAN terminal; receiving a data response message from the second NAN terminal by the first NAN terminal; and performing data exchange relating to the first service with the second NAN terminal by the first NAN terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Dongcheol Kim, Giwon Park, Byungjoo Lee, Youngjun Jo, Taesung Lim
  • Patent number: 10652766
    Abstract: Disclosed is method and apparatus for operating a wireless network, the wireless network including a first eNB and a second eNB, including establishing an X2 interface between the first eNB and the second eNB and exchanging parameters between the first eNB and the second eNB via the X2 interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Signal Trust for Wireless Innovation
    Inventors: Peter S. Wang, Ulises Olvera-Hernandez, James M. Miller, Louis J. Guccione
  • Patent number: 10652756
    Abstract: In one example, a system for device throughput determination includes a monitor engine to monitor an average packet size at a node of a cellular network designated for a device and a channel quality between the device and the node of the cellular network, a classification engine to classify the device based on the monitored average packet size at the node designated for the device and the channel quality, a prediction engine to predict a throughput for the device over a quantity of future transmission time intervals (TTI) based on the classification of the device and a number of resources requested by the device over a period of time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Uma Parthavi Moravapalle, Shruti Sanadhya, Abhinav Parate, Kyu-Han Kim
  • Patent number: 10645635
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a message broadcast method, a base station, and user equipment. The message broadcast method includes: determining, by a base station, a piece of system subgroup information of system information of a first cell, where each piece of system subgroup information includes system information content that is applied to a user equipment group that corresponds to the system subgroup information. The method also includes broadcasting, to the user equipment group, the system subgroup information that corresponds to the user equipment group. In such a manner, system information that is generated due to a requirement of a new technology can be effectively reduced, and user equipment can be prevented from receiving information unrelated to the user equipment and triggering unnecessary behavior.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Li Chai, Kunpeng Liu
  • Patent number: 10638380
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to methods and devices for reference signal transmission and measurement. In example embodiments, according to a method implemented in a network device is provided, a report related to a measurement of a first reference signal is received from a terminal device. The first reference signal has been sent from the network device to the terminal device according to a first periodicity. Then an indication of a second periodicity for receiving a second reference signal is sent to the terminal device based on the report. The second reference signal is associated with the first reference signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Qianxi Lu, Jianfeng Wang, Zhan Zhang, Huaisong Zhu
  • Patent number: 10638360
    Abstract: A system of this invention is directed to a communication processing system that copes with a failure while avoiding network congestion or overload by reducing signaling even if a device cannot receive a group message. This communication processing system forms VPLMN (Visited Public Land Mobile Network), and includes a group messaging request acquirer that acquires, from an application, a group messaging request to be distributed to a plurality of devices, a group messaging request distributer that distributes the group messaging request to the plurality of devices, and a redistribution instructor that instructs, when receiving no response to the group messaging request from any one device in the plurality of devices within a predetermined time, the group messaging request distributer to redistribute the group messaging request to a service area including the any one device based on error information of the service area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toru Yamada, Kyoji Hirata, Akira Kamei, Hotaka Sugano, Masahiro Serizawa, Satoshi Hasegawa, Masashi Shimoma, Yumiko Okuyama