Patents Examined by Andrew Lai
  • Patent number: 11115298
    Abstract: A method is provided that involves obtaining service pre-conditions associated with a service to be supported in a network. The method includes providing a plurality of digital Intellectual Capital (IC) modules, and providing signature pre-condition logic that specifies one or more conditions that indicate relevancy of one or more digital IC modules. The method includes selecting, from the plurality of digital IC modules, based on the service pre-conditions and the signature pre-condition logic, one or more particular digital IC modules that are applicable to the service in the network. The method further includes determining information to be obtained from one or more nodes in the network based on the one or more particular digital IC modules, and obtaining the information from the one or more nodes in the network. The information is analyzed to determine whether the one or more specific operational issues are present in the network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Nagendra Kumar Nainar, Carlos M. Pignataro, Joseph M. Clarke
  • Patent number: 11102134
    Abstract: A method for determining a contention window size in clear channel assessment, including: determining, at least one user equipment first UE that occupies an uplink subframe on an unlicensed carrier and that is in at least one UE scheduled in a reference subframe, where the uplink subframe is an uplink subframe in which at least one UE scheduled by the base station in the reference subframe feeds back a hybrid automatic repeat request HARQ status for the reference subframe; and determining, a CWS in CCA for downlink transmission based on a HARQ status of the at least one first UE that occupies the uplink subframe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuan Li, Lei Guan
  • Patent number: 11089519
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices for wireless communication are described. A user equipment (UE) may establish a packet data network (PDN)-connectivity session to a PDN using a cellular radio access technology (RAT) and migrate the PDN-connectivity session from a source access node (AN) to a target AN. Migration may initiate when a decision to perform a handover is made. The target AN may receive a network address and information about a first data radio link established between the UE and source AN. The target AN may establish a second data radio link with the UE based at least in part on the first data radio link information, and may transmit, to the PDN, a path update including the network address and an updated path via the target AN. In some cases, the target AN may forward packets between the UE and the PDN via the second data radio link.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Karl Georg Hampel, Vincent Douglas Park, Hong Cheng, Gavin Bernard Horn
  • Patent number: 11088967
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are disclosed for an apparatus coupled to a communication bus, where the apparatus includes a queue and a controller to manage operations of the queue. The queue includes a first space to store a first information for a first traffic type, with a first flow class, and for a first virtual channel of communication between a first communicating entity and a second communicating entity. The queue further includes a second space to store a second information for a second traffic type, with a second flow class, and for a second virtual channel of communication between a third communicating entity and a fourth communicating entity. The first traffic type is different from the second traffic type, the first flow class is different from the second flow class, or the first virtual channel is different from the second virtual channel. Other embodiments may be described and/or claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Debendra Das Sharma, Swadesh Choudhary
  • Patent number: 11088889
    Abstract: A wireless device, a network node and methods performed by the wireless device and the network node for providing a guard interval for transmissions in a communication system are presented. The network node (301, 401) receives a signal (307, 407) transmitted by the wireless device (305, 405) and obtains a series of symbols (311a,b, 411a-g) from the received signal. In one exemplary embodiment, a method by the wireless device in a wireless communication system includes generating (705) the signal comprising the series of symbols, including a pair of consecutive symbols (311a,b, 411e,f, 411f,g) that are to be transmitted at different power levels, with power ramping (316, 416, 418) to occur over a power transition period (315, 415, 417) between the consecutive symbols. Further, the method includes transmitting (707) the transmit signal with a guard interval (313, 413a,b) overlapping at least partly with the power transition period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Robert Baldemair, Martin Hessler, George J├Ângren, Eleftherios Karipidis, Lars Lindbom
  • Patent number: 11082340
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a transmitting apparatus, a transmitting method, and a receiving apparatus that are to preferably transmit content composed of a file. A transmission stream is transmitted to a reception side through a predetermined transmission path. In the transmission stream, a first transmission packet including transmission media and a second transmission packet including information related to the transmission media are time-division multiplexed. When the transmission media included in the first transmission packet is divided data of a file that composes predetermined content, identification information for identifying divided data included in the first transmission packet is inserted into the first transmission packet and the second transmission packet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Naohisa Kitazato
  • Patent number: 11081796
    Abstract: A system for providing full-duplex communications comprises a first transceiver for simultaneously transmitting first signals having a first orthogonal function applied thereto on a first channel and simultaneously receiving second signals having a second orthogonal function applied thereto at a same time. A second transceiver simultaneously receives the first signals having the first orthogonal function applied thereto on the first channel and simultaneously transmits the second signals having the second orthogonal function applied thereto at the same time. Application of the first orthogonal function to the first signals and application of the second orthogonal function to the second signals prevents interference between the first signals and the second signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: NxGen Partners IP, LLC
    Inventor: Solyman Ashrafi
  • Patent number: 11082950
    Abstract: Embodiments of a network User Equipment (nUE), wearable User Equipment (wUE), and methods for sidelink communication are generally described herein. The nUE may transmit a control channel that allocates a subframe as either a downlink subframe or an uplink subframe for a sidelink communication between the nUE and a wearable User Equipment (wUE). When the control channel allocates the subframe as a downlink subframe, the nUE may contend for access to channel resources. The contention may include transmission of a transmitter resources acquisition and sounding (TAS) channel in a physical resource block (PRB) and an attempted detection of a receiver resources acquisition and sounding (RAS) channel from the wUE in the PRB. When the control channel allocates the subframe as an uplink subframe, the wUE may contend for access to the channel resources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Qian Li, Guangjie Li, Geng Wu, Xiaoyun May Wu, Joonbeom Kim, Hassan Ghozlan, Dawei Ying, Vesh Raj Sharma Banjade, Satish Chandra Jha, Yaser M. Fouad, Lu Lu
  • Patent number: 11082941
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices for wireless communications are described that provide for multiple timing advance offsets that may be used in communications between wireless devices on a wireless communications system. A first timing advance offset may be a fixed offset that has a predetermined value or is selected from a set of available predetermined values, and a second timing advance offset may be adjustable by a wireless device. The second timing advance offset may be used in cases where relatively large distances between wireless devices are present in a system, where certain fixed timing advances are used in addition to or irrespective of a receiving devices propagation delay, where one or more parent nodes have an associated timing reference, or combinations thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Navid Abedini, Muhammad Nazmul Islam, Jianghong Luo, Wanshi Chen, Tao Luo, Junyi Li
  • Patent number: 11075679
    Abstract: Mapping with CSI-RS resources with a code divisional multiplex (CDM) length of eight is disclosed. Such mapping allows for flexibly configuring the set of resource elements (REs) for mapping based on the available CSI-RS resources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Chao Wei, Wanshi Chen, Peter Gaal, Bo Chen
  • Patent number: 11057868
    Abstract: A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) receives radio resource assignment information over a physical downlink control channel. The WTRU determines whether the radio resource assignment information is intended for the WTRU based on WTRU identity-masked (ID-masked) cyclic redundancy check (CRC) bits. The WTRU determines whether the radio resource assignment information is for an uplink shared channel or a downlink shared channel. The WTRU utilizes the radio resource assignment information to transmit data over the uplink shared channel on a condition that the radio resource assignment information is determined to be for the uplink shared channel. The data is transmitted over the uplink shared channel a predetermined number of time slots after reception of the radio resource assignment information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: InterDigital Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Marian Rudolf, Stephen G. Dick, Philip J. Pietraski
  • Patent number: 11057914
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus for transmitting/receiving downlink control information are provided. Downlink control information about a data channel may be transmitted through one of a plurality of decoding candidates. Depending on whether the data channel is based on a first sub-frame or a second sub-frame, the downlink control information is transmitted through one of the candidates for the first sub-frame or one of the candidates for the second sub-frame, from among the plurality of decoding candidates. The second sub-frame is shorter than the first sub-frame and can be set within the first sub-frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Hyangsun You, Yunjung Yi, Eunsun Kim, Suckchel Yang
  • Patent number: 11057156
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and instrumentalities may be provided for an infrastructure node to transmit and a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) or a group of WTRUs to receive a first downlink control information (DCI) a second DCI. The first DCI may carry time critical DCI, whereas the second DCI may carry non-time critical DCI. Each of the first DCI and the second DCI may be polar encoded. The second DCI may be polar encoded may be received with an embedded first DCI as part of frozen bits. The second DCI may be mapped to a plurality of bit channels having higher reliability than the plurality of bit channels to which the embedded first DCI is mapped. The WTRU may discard the decoded first DCI, if decoding of the DCI using the embedded first DCI is not successful.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: IDAC Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Sungkwon Hong, Chunxuan Ye, Kyle Jung-Lin Pan, Fengjun Xi
  • Patent number: 11057810
    Abstract: A device may determine that a user device, connected to a first packet data network gateway (PGW) associated with a first area, is located in a second area associated with a second PGW. The first PGW may be associated with a provider network. The second PGW may be associated with the provider network. The user device may not be connected to the second PGW. The device may cause the user device to be disconnected from the first PGW and connected to the second PGW. The user device may remain connected to the provider network when disconnecting from the first PGW and connecting to the second PGW.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Sagiv Draznin, Lalit R. Kotecha, Patricia R. Chang, Deepak Kakadia, Arda Aksu
  • Patent number: 11057890
    Abstract: Provided herein are a method for performing wireless communication by a first apparatus and an apparatus for supporting the same. The method may include the steps of receiving a configuration related to a Uu bandwidth part (BWP) from a base station, and receiving a configuration related to a sidelink (SL) BWP from the base station. Herein, based on a numerology of the Uu BWP and a numerology of the SL BWP being different, the first apparatus may not perform SL communication on the SL BWP.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Kyuhwan Kwak, Seungmin Lee, Hanbyul Seo, Daesung Hwang, Hyukjin Chae
  • Patent number: 11043990
    Abstract: A vehicular secured communication system includes a plurality of ECUs disposed at a vehicle and a receiver of the vehicle that is configured to wirelessly receive data from exterior of the vehicle. The receiver and the plurality of ECUs are interconnected by a communication network of the vehicle. A processor is operable to process data received by the receiver and communicated by the communication network. The processor filters the communicated data by utilizing a two-step filtering process including (i) receiving first and second communication messages with respective first and second parameters from respective first and second ECUs and determining correspondence of the first and second parameters with one another and determining correspondence of the first and second parameters with a behavior of a driver of the vehicle, and (ii) comparing the behavior indicated by the communicated data to a profile typical for the driver of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: MAGNA ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: John Lu, Lawrence Buie
  • Patent number: 11032757
    Abstract: Passive and active scanning for extended range wireless networking. The choice between legacy and extended range signaling can depend on one or more factors. For passive scanning, an electronic device may transmit a combination of legacy beacons and extended range beacons for network discovery by receiving electronic devices. For active scanning, an electronic device may transmit extended range probe requests in addition to legacy probe requests to discover all of the access points within its transmission range. Responses to probe requests can use extended range, legacy, single user, and/or multi user protocols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jarkko L. Kneckt, Christiaan A. Hartman, Guoqing Li, Joonsuk Kim, Matthew L. Semersky, Oren Shani, Syed A. Mujtaba, Yong Liu
  • Patent number: 11032744
    Abstract: The described technology is generally directed towards overcoming a radio link interruption event, for example caused in the mmWave spectrum by a physical blockage between user equipment and a communications network distributed unit. Described is executing an inter-distributed unit beam switch in response to a radio link interruption trigger when no beams are available to support the user equipment from the distributed unit currently serving the user equipment. The inter-distributed unit beam switch may be performed by notifying a flow control process of the radio link interruption, which can switch to a different distributed unit such as selected by beam quality measurements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: Milap Majmundar, Thomas Novlan
  • Patent number: 11032733
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an apparatus comprising networking circuitry adapted to receive, at a mobile network operated by an SP, flows associated with enterprise applications executing on device(s) in an enterprise network, the device(s) including a CPE and/or one or more devices behind the CPE, and processing circuitry adapted to vary, during a duration in which there is IP connectivity between the CPE and the mobile network, a pool of dedicated bearers for binding the flows, in response to at least part of changes occurring during the duration with respect to the flows, wherein the changes include variations during the duration in number of the flows and/or differences during the duration in detected characteristics of the flows, the detected characteristics of the flows having been detected based on inspection of respective packet(s) of the flows, and bind at least part of the flows to respective dedicated bearers included in the pool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Srinath Gundavelli, Vimal Srivastava
  • Patent number: 11032794
    Abstract: Disclosed is a 5G or pre-5G communication system for supporting a data transmission rate higher than that of a 4G communication system, such as LTE. According to the present invention, a method of a terminal comprises the steps of: receiving a paging message in a second section, when a second DRX operating in a second period having a longer period than a first period is set in the terminal; confirming whether a system information change indicator related to the second DRX is included in the paging message; and updating first system information, which includes paging message-related information, when the system information change indicator is included in the paging message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Sangbum Kim