Patents Examined by Anh Ngoc M Nguyen
  • Patent number: 11026129
    Abstract: Systems and methods described herein bring a 5G standalone-capable end device back into 5G service to leverage the 5G network's data capacity as soon as a VoLTE call is over. A network device receives a fallback connection, for a 5G New Radio (NR) standalone-capable end device, from a second network to the first network to support a voice call on the end device, wherein the fallback connection supports a voice-over-LTE call. The network device detects an end of the VoLTE call and initiates, in response to the detecting, a handover of the end device back to the second network, wherein the initiating occurs while the end device is in a radio resource control (RRC) connected mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Lily Zhu, Xin Wang, Andrew E. Youtz, Hui Zhao, Deepa Jagannatha
  • Patent number: 11019633
    Abstract: After a user equipment (UE) selects, out of multiple supported frequency bands, an anchor layer to use to camp on a base station of a telecommunication network, the base station can select a new anchor layer for the UE. The base station can use information about itself, neighboring base stations, and/or the UE to determine which anchor layer would best allow the UE to achieve an experience goal, such as a highest throughput, lowest latency, highest coverage availability, or other goal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: T-Mobile USA, Inc.
    Inventors: Ming Shan Kwok, Jun Liu, Wafik Abdel Shahid
  • Patent number: 11012415
    Abstract: Aspects of this disclosure relate to filtering network data transfers. In some variations, multiple packets may be received. A determination may be made that a portion of the packets have packet header field values corresponding to a packet filtering rule. Responsive to such a determination, an operator specified by the packet filtering rule may be applied to the portion of packets having the packet header field values corresponding to the packet filtering rule. A further determination may be made that one or more of the portion of the packets have one or more application header field values corresponding to one or more application header field criteria specified by the operator. Responsive to such a determination, at least one packet transformation function specified by the operator may be applied to the one or more of the portion of the packets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Centripetal Networks, Inc.
    Inventor: Sean Moore
  • Patent number: 11012137
    Abstract: Wireless communications are described. A wireless device and/or a base station may provide improved resource management. A base station may configure and/or transmit a beam failure recovery medium access control control element (BFR MAC CE) to a wireless device to configure particular cells to use particular assigned candidate beams from a pool of shared candidate beams during beam failure recovery operations. The BFR MAC CE may provide orthogonality in beams that may be designated for use by active cells out of a shared pool of beams that may not be orthogonal across all potentially available cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
    Inventors: Ali Cirik, Esmael Dinan, Hua Zhou, Hyoungsuk Jeon, Alireza Babaei, Kyungmin Park
  • Patent number: 11012347
    Abstract: In a communication apparatus (10), a determination unit (12) determines, from a plurality of candidate communication paths other than one of a plurality of communication paths used for multilink communication, a distribution-destination communication path based on the free bandwidths of the respective candidate communication paths. Further, a distribution control unit (11) executes control for distributing a setting flow for the one communication path to the determined distribution-destination communication path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Tomoaki Sato
  • Patent number: 11012904
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices for wireless communications are described for management of conditional handover (CHO) configurations. A source base station may configure a user equipment (UE) with one or more CHO configurations for multiple target base stations. The CHO configurations may provide, for each target base station, one or more associated conditions that may trigger the UE to initiate a handover to the particular target base station, or to deconfigure a CHO configuration, such as based on a measurement threshold of one or more target base station measurements, one or more source base station measurements, or combinations thereof. The CHO configurations may also include failure handling information for initiating one or more subsequent handovers responsive to a failure of an initial handover attempt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Punyaslok Purkayastha, Karthika Paladugu, Ozcan Ozturk, Rajat Prakash
  • Patent number: 11012992
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method for transmitting and receiving downlink signals between a terminal and a base station in a wireless communication system supporting an unlicensed band, and a device supporting same. More specifically, as one applicable embodiment in the present disclosure, the terminal can control/change a monitoring period of a physical downlink control channel on the basis of whether a downlink signal transmission burst is transmitted from a base station, and in response thereto, the base station sets a transmission period of the physical downlink control channel in the downlink signal transmission burst so as to transmit the same to the terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Seonwook Kim, Changhwan Park, Joonkui Ahn, Suckchel Yang, Sukhyon Yoon
  • Patent number: 11006256
    Abstract: The described techniques may allow transmitting devices to adjust transmission parameters (e.g., transmit power, modulation and coding scheme (MCS)), until reaching an optimal power and/or MCS. These techniques may allow devices to use power efficiently and reduce inter-device interference in a vehicle-to-everything sidelink system. For example, a transmitting device may begin transmissions to a receiving device with initial transmission parameters, which may be configured using a transmission priority and a channel busy ratio. The transmitting device may lower power and/or increase MCS in each of its subsequent transmissions of the same priority, until the receiving device transmits a feedback message that indicates a low signal quality or a failure to decode a previous transmission. The transmitting device may then increase its transmit power and/or decrease its MCS to an acceptable level for a specified time duration based on receiving the feedback message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Sudhir Kumar Baghel, Arjun Bharadwaj, Kapil Gulati
  • Patent number: 11006417
    Abstract: A method for transmitting a multiplexed uplink control channel and localized sounding reference symbol (localized SRS) by a terminal comprises a step of dividing the uplink control channel into a plurality of uplink control channel sub-blocks in a frequency domain and then transmitting the divided uplink control channel, when a frequency bandwidth of the localized SRS is smaller than or equal to a coherent bandwidth, wherein the divided uplink control channel sub-blocks may be frequency-division-multiplexed together with at least one localized SRS and then transmitted in one symbol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Kukheon Choi, Ilmu Byun, Kyuseok Kim, Minki Ahn, Kilbom Lee
  • Patent number: 11006461
    Abstract: An communication apparatus of the present disclosure comprises a receiver that receives a Trigger frame for allocating resource units (RUs) for random access and another frame including Random Access parameter element that comprises a first field indicating an OFDMA contention window (OCW) minimum value (OCWmin) and a second field indicating an OCW maximum value (OCWmax); and control circuitry that controls Uplink OFDMA-based Random Access (UORA) procedure using the OCWmin and the OCWmax.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America
    Inventors: Lei Huang, Rojan Chitrakar, Yoshio Urabe, Isamu Yoshii
  • Patent number: 10999832
    Abstract: A signal transmission method, a terminal device and a network device are provided. The method includes: a terminal device receives downlink control information, (DCI), the DCI carries resource reservation indication information, and the resource reservation indication information indicates the terminal device whether reserve a physical resource is to be reserved in a time-domain resource unit; the terminal device determines a first physical resource used for transmitting a first signal in the time-domain resource unit according to the resource reservation indication information, or determines a second physical resource used for an uplink and downlink guard period in the time-domain resource unit according to the resource reservation indication information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventors: Yanan Lin, Hua Xu
  • Patent number: 10993243
    Abstract: A method for communicating in a wireless local area network is disclosed herein. The AP sets an uplink target received signal strength information (RSSI) for all participating stations (STAs) and transmits the information to the STAs in a trigger frame. Specifically, the AP sets the uplink target RSSIs for each STA to be within a predetermined range of each other so that when the STAs transmit respective uplink frames, those frames are received at the AP at the set uplink target RSSI.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Marvell Asia Pte, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yan Zhang, Xiayu Zheng, Bo Yu, Jinjing Jiang
  • Patent number: 10985869
    Abstract: Embodiments of the disclosure provide a method and device for performing communication. The method comprises: determining a target transmission pattern from a set of candidate transmission patterns, wherein each of the candidate transmission patterns contains a DL transmission part and/or a UL transmission part, and the candidate transmission patterns differ from one another in terms of time durations of the respective DL transmission parts and/or the UL transmission parts; and performing communication between a network device and a terminal device by using the target transmission pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yukai Gao, Chuangxin Jiang, Gang Wang
  • Patent number: 10979930
    Abstract: A system comprises a computer and a memory. The memory stores instructions to determine that a vehicle communication channel busy ratio exceeds a threshold, and then, based upon determining that the channel busy ratio exceeds the threshold, to classify a traffic condition for a road segment within a coverage area of an infrastructure element based on at least one of a traffic density and a status of a traffic light. The memory further includes instructions to determine a broadcast policy for the road segment based on the channel busy ratio exceeding the threshold and the classified traffic condition, wherein the broadcast policy is selected from a set of policies that includes (1) a periodic broadcast of messages and (2) a broadcast limited to specified messages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventor: Linjun Zhang
  • Patent number: 10972244
    Abstract: Systems, devices, and methods for low-overhead and low latency multi-beam operation in an advanced wireless communication system. A method of a user equipment (UE) for a multi-beam operation in a wireless communication system includes: receiving, from a base station (BS), a sounding reference signal (SRS) resource configuration; receiving, from the BS, a triggering message instructing the UE to transmit an SRS; receiving, from the BS, a configuration for a transmission configuration indicator (TCI) state that includes an identification (ID) indicating the SRS resource configuration; identifying a set of resources to transmit the SRS; and transmitting, to the BS over an uplink channel, the SRS based on the SRS resource configuration with a spatial domain transmission filter. The UE receives a downlink transmission from the BS with a spatial domain receive filter that is determined according to the ID included in the TCI state that is indicated for the downlink transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Li Guo
  • Patent number: 10966203
    Abstract: A radio communication apparatus capable of alleviating a burden in setting a transmission format and suppressing increases in the scale of the apparatus. In this apparatus, space multiplexing adaptability detection section detects space multiplexing transmission adaptability for divided bands obtained by dividing a communication band to which Ns subcarrier signals belong in multicarrier transmission and to which a plurality of subcarrier signals belong, and outputs the detection results. Transmission format setting section sets a transmission format when carrying out radio transmission based on the detection results from space multiplexing adaptability detection section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Optis Wireless Technology, LLC
    Inventors: Takaaki Kishigami, Yoichi Nakagawa, Kentaro Miyano
  • Patent number: 10965537
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for self-adjusting networks including internet-of-things (IoT) devices is provided. An exemplary system includes a source discovery system configured to identify if a source sending a message is in a database, and, if not, add the source to the database and rank the source by link metrics of messages received from the source. A sink discovery system is configured to identify if a sink receiving a message is in a database, and, if not, add the sink to the database. The sink discovery system is configured to rank the sink by link metrics of messages responded to by the sink. A dynamic mapping system is configured to create a dynamic map of communications between a source and a sink, and implement a self-healing subsystem to restore a loss of communications between a source and a sink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Keith Nolan, Mark Kelly, Michael Nolan, Pat Cheevers
  • Patent number: 10966227
    Abstract: A method for wireless local area network (WLAN) communication by a first WLAN communication device is described. A first media access control (MAC) data unit is generated at the first WLAN communication device. The first MAC data unit is transmitted from the first WLAN communication device to a second WLAN communication device via a first WLAN communication channel having a first radio frequency (RF) bandwidth. A second MAC data unit is received at the first WLAN communication device from the second WLAN communication device via a second WLAN communication channel having a second RF bandwidth that does not overlap the first RF bandwidth. The second MAC data unit corresponds to an acknowledgment of the first MAC data unit from the second WLAN communication device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Marvell Asia Pte, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hongyuan Zhang, Liwen Chu
  • Patent number: 10952251
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for performing a random access procedure by a terminal in a wireless communication system supporting an unlicensed band and a terminal for performing the same. Particularly, the present invention provides a method for, when a terminal and a base station can transmit or receive a signal using various beam resources, performing a random access procedure for the base station by the terminal via an unlicensed band, and the terminal for performing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Seonwook Kim, Changhwan Park, Joonkui Ahn, Suckchel Yang
  • Patent number: 10952260
    Abstract: Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products are disclosed for contention based shared preconfigured uplink resource configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Srinivasan Selvaganapathy, Nitin Mangalvedhe, Rapeepat Ratasuk, Ryan Keating