Patents Examined by Brian P Cox
  • Patent number: 11962527
    Abstract: A communications apparatus includes a processor configured to generate a radio frame. The radio frame comprises a data block. The data block comprises a plurality of N pilot blocks, a plurality of M sub-data blocks, and one guard interval (GI). Every two N pilot blocks of the plurality of N pilot blocks are not adjacent. The GI is located at a tail end of the data block, 4?N?8, N is an integer, M?N?1, and M is an integer. The communications apparatus also includes transceiver configured to send the radio frame to a receiver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Inventors: Min Yan, Guangjian Wang, Wei Lin, Mengyao Ma, Yanchun Li
  • Patent number: 11956759
    Abstract: A terminal is disclosed including a selection unit that selects first resource candidates for sidelink transmission based on monitoring in a sensing window, and specifies second resource candidates by excluding specific periodic resources that are reserved by another terminal from the first resource candidates; and a transmission unit that performs sidelink transmission using a resource selected from the second resource candidates. In another aspect, a transmission method executed by a terminal is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Shinpei Yasukawa, Satoshi Nagata, Qun Zhao, Jing Wang, Huan Wang, Liu Liu, Anxin Li, Huiling Jiang
  • Patent number: 11956803
    Abstract: This application provides a method and apparatus for determining a resource in a relay system. By receiving resource indication information transmitted by an upper-level node, a first node determines the availability of a symbol in a first resource set located between a first hard resource set and a second hard resource set, and communicates with the upper-level node on the symbol based on the resource indication information to maximally improve resource utilization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Inventors: Fengwei Liu, Jing Qiu, Lei Chen
  • Patent number: 11950114
    Abstract: An example method includes monitoring a status of a long term evolution network connection and a status of a fifth generation network connection over which a user endpoint device is simultaneously receiving data using an evolved-universal terrestrial radio access new radio dual connectivity configuration, detecting, based on the monitoring, that a performance metric of one of: the long term evolution network or the fifth generation network falls below a predefined threshold metric, and terminating, in response to the detecting, the long term evolution network connection or the fifth generation network connection to terminate the evolved-universal terrestrial radio access new radio dual connectivity configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventor: Haywood Peitzer
  • Patent number: 11936480
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for enabling data transmission using HARQ in IEEE 802.11 systems are described. A method is disclosed, performed by a transmitting device, comprising computing a plurality of redundancy frames based on a plurality of data frames, transmitting the plurality of data frames to a receiving device, and transmitting a set of the plurality of redundancy frames to the receiving device determined by the transmitting device in response to receiving acknowledgement. One embodiment includes a method determining failed data frames of the plurality of data frames, requesting a set of the plurality of redundancy frames, and recovering the failed data frame using a decoder employing hard decision inputs. Other embodiments include an apparatus in a receiver device implementing the method of decoding the failed data frames using a decoder employing soft decision inputs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: MediaTek Singapore Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Samat Shabdanov, Po-Yuen Cheng, Chung-Ta Ku, Weisung Tsao
  • Patent number: 11937271
    Abstract: A method of operating a mesh network is disclosed. The method includes joining a network as a child of a parent node and receiving a downlink broadcast channel from the parent node. The method further includes setting the downlink broadcast channel as an uplink broadcast channel in response to the step of receiving.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Inventors: Kumaran Vijayasankar, Ramanuja Vedantham
  • Patent number: 11923976
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for transmitting analysis-relevant data from a transmitter (2), in which the analysis-relevant data is present, to a receiver (4), in which data analyses can be performed. In order to improve the method for transmitting analysis-relevant data from the transmitter (2) to the receiver (4), according to the invention one selection rule (30) to be applied to the analysis-relevant data is selected for a data transmission from a plurality of predefinable selection rules (26) for the selection of data to be transmitted from the analysis-relevant data, wherein the selection of the selection rule (30) to be applied for this data transmission is dependent on a data analysis applied to the data to be transmitted and on a state of the data link (6) between the transmitter (2) and the receiver (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Inventors: Michael Wieczorek, Elisabeth Heindl
  • Patent number: 11924867
    Abstract: A method, network node and wireless device for efficient signaling of rate matching patterns are disclosed. According to one aspect, a network node is configured to indicate to a wireless device whether at least one resource element, RE, associated with a reference signal is one of available and not available for physical downlink shared channel, PDSCH-to-RE mapping, the at least one RE associated with the reference signal being at least one RE in a same orthogonal frequency division multiplex, OFDM, symbol as the reference signal; and transmit signaling according to the PDSCH-to-RE mapping, the PDSCH being one of mapped and not mapped to the at least one RE associated with the reference signal based on the indication. According to another aspect, a wireless device is configured to receive the indication from the network node; and receive the PDSCH based on the indication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Publ)
    Inventors: Claes Tidestav, Mattias Frenne
  • Patent number: 11924126
    Abstract: A wireless communication technique includes generating, by a wireless terminal, a transmission message that includes a preamble portion and a data portion. In this technique, transmission resources for the data portion are related to transmission resources for the preamble portion using a relationship rule. The wireless terminal transmits the transmission message to a network-side device during a random access procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: ZTE Corporation
    Inventors: Ling Yang, Yajun Zhao, Kaiying Lv
  • Patent number: 11922564
    Abstract: A generative content system is disclosed. According to implementations, the generative content system generates literal representations of an environment based on data collected from a plurality of data sources that are selected in correspondence of the environment. In embodiments, the literal representations are used to generate a 3D rendering of the environment. In some embodiments, the generative content is used to support a location-based service system that locates devices based on a literal representation of an area as represented by the signal strengths observed throughout the area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Umajin Inc.
    Inventor: David Brebner
  • Patent number: 11924856
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an apparatus for receiving system information in a wireless communication system including a receiver that receives system information configuration information and receives system information in predetermined subframes of a radio interface, and a controller that determines the predetermined subframes according to the received system information configuration information and controls the receiver to receive the system information in the predetermined subframes, wherein the system information configuration information includes a subframe scheduling field with a plurality of bits, each bit being associated with a subframe and representing whether or not system information is to be received in that subframe. The present disclosure further relates to a corresponding apparatus for transmitting system information and to the respective receiving and transmitting methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America
    Inventors: Prateek Basu Mallick, Hidetoshi Suzuki, Joachim Loehr
  • Patent number: 11910212
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses for MDT measurement are provided. In one aspect, a method for MDT measurement includes: obtaining MDT measurement configuration information for one or more preset types of network devices, the MDT measurement configuration information including at least a signal strength threshold for the preset type of network device; sending the MDT measurement configuration information to user equipment (UE), such that the UE performs MDT measurement upon detecting that signal strength of the preset type of network device exceeds the signal strength threshold; receiving information on the MDT measurement of the preset type of network device from the UE.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Wei Hong
  • Patent number: 11903071
    Abstract: Aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques for beam failure detection and related timing determinations, such as for applying a default beam after beam failure recovery response (BFRR) message. A method by a user equipment (UE) may include detecting failure of a beam associated with a first cell. The detecting can include performing beam failure detection (BFD) of a beam pair link (BPL) associated with the first cell (e.g., secondary cell (Scell)). The first cell can be in carrier aggregation (CA) with a second cell. The UE may send a beam failure recovery request (BFRQ) message on a second cell (e.g., a primary cell (Pcell)). The BFRQ message can include a candidate recovery beam for the first cell. The UE can receive a BFRR message on the second cell and determine a duration from reception of the BFRR message until using a default beam for communications on the first cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Tianyang Bai, Yan Zhou, Kiran Venugopal, Jung Ho Ryu, Tao Luo, Junyi Li
  • Patent number: 11902220
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for implementing a repeater are described. In various embodiments the repeater determines uplink/downlink timing information either from information broadcast from a base station or from monitoring received signals and/or gaps between received signals. In various embodiments while the repeater may decode control information to determine uplink/downlink time periods, user data is not decoded and re-encoded. In various embodiments interference between uplink and downlink circuitry is reduced or minimized by controlling gains, combining weights and/or power to amplifiers in the repeater based on the mode of operation. A stored information can include sets of different weights and/or parameters for the mode of operation and/or beam forming antenna pattern in use at a given time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Mixcomm, Inc.
    Inventors: Harish Krishnaswamy, Ashwin Sampath, Frank Lane
  • Patent number: 11895684
    Abstract: A data transmission method, a terminal device and a network device are provided. The method comprises: a terminal device receives configuration information sent by a network device, wherein the configuration information is used to configure one or more slot format indictors (SFIs) corresponding to one or more bandwidth parts (BWPs) configured for the terminal device; the terminal device determines a currently used target SFI according to the configuration information; and the terminal device performs data transmission according to the target SFI.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Inventor: Jia Shen
  • Patent number: 11889472
    Abstract: A wireless communication network pages a wireless communication device over Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) access points. To send the page, a WIFI gateway identifies WIFI networks that serve the wireless user device. The WIFI gateway determines individual ones of the Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) access points to page the wireless user device based on the individual ones of the WIFI networks that serve the wireless user device. The WIFI gateway indicates the OFDM access points to a paging system. The paging system receives a page for the wireless user device and responsively transfers the page to a current one of the OFDM access points indicated by the WIFI gateway. The current one of the OFDM access points receives the page and wirelessly transfers the page to the wireless user device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Inventors: Siddharth Oroskar, Jasinder Pal Singh, Maulik K. Shah
  • Patent number: 11888758
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture to provide a custom installable open virtualization application file for on-premise installation via the cloud are disclosed. Example instructions cause one or more processors to determine a sizing factor based on a response from a user device; determine customized resource information for an agent in a private cloud network using an inventory count algorithm based on the sizing factor; modify an open virtualization appliance (OVA) file to include the customized resource information, the OVA file being deployed in a public cloud network; and transmit an indication to a location of the modified OVA file to the user device, the location of the modified OVA file being the same location as the OVA file.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: VMware LLC
    Inventors: Rachil Chandran, Karthik Seshadri, Akash Srivastava, Siddartha Laxman Karibhimanvar, Sivaraj M
  • Patent number: 11882065
    Abstract: A transmission apparatus includes a transmitter and a receiver. The transmitter transmits a Trigger Frame for allocating resources for Uplink Multi User (UL MU) transmission, the Trigger Frame comprising a common information field that includes a type subfield indicating one of a plurality of trigger types, wherein the plurality of trigger types includes a first trigger type, a second trigger type and a third trigger type, the first trigger type indicating a basic trigger, the second trigger type indicating multi-user block ack request, and the third trigger type indicating a specific trigger used for soliciting a specific type of UL MU response frame from a plurality of terminal stations. The receiver, responsive to the type subfield indicating the third trigger type, receives the specific type of UL MU response frame from the plurality of terminal station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America
    Inventors: Rojan Chitrakar, Lei Huang, Yoshio Urabe
  • Patent number: 11870714
    Abstract: A device and method in which a plurality of Zadoff-Chu sequences is allocated to a frame, a value of a parameter in the Zadoff-Chu sequence is different among the plurality of Zadoff-Chu sequences, and the Zadoff-Chu sequence allocated to the frame is different among a plurality of cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Inventors: Kengo Oketani, Yoshikazu Kakura
  • Patent number: 11864014
    Abstract: A method for mobility management implemented by a user equipment (UE) includes measuring a reference signal thereby producing mobility measurements for a mobility procedure, wherein the reference signal is associated with one of a cell or a bandwidth part (BWP), and scaling the mobility measurements in accordance with at least one BWP parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Aimin Justin Sang, Jialin Zou, Mazin Ali Al-Shalash, Xuelong Wang