Patents Examined by Fatuma G Sherif
  • Patent number: 10805024
    Abstract: One embodiment illustrated herein includes a system for simulating communications in an environment. The system includes a postulated physical environment model, having modeled terrain and continuous changes over time. A channel parameter calculator is coupled to the postulated physical environment model, and configured to obtain samples from the postulated physical environment model, each sample comprising information about modeled terrain at a given time. The channel parameter calculator is further configured to, from the obtained samples, generate communication channel parameters, over time. A channel simulator is coupled to the channel parameter calculator. The channel simulator is configured to be coupled to signal source and to, using the communication channel parameters, apply the communication channel parameters to a communication signal from the signal source to simulate transmission of data through a simulated channel over time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: L3 TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Ryan W. Hinton, Anthony D. Smith, L. Andrew Gibson, David J. Moore, William K. McIntire
  • Patent number: 10763952
    Abstract: Various embodiments provide for systems, methods, or apparatuses that provide a fronthaul architecture that facilitates high fidelity and low latency communication between a radio processing unit, such as a baseband unit (BBU), which may be located a central office (CO), and a remote transceiver, which may comprise a remote radio head (RRH) or a remote radio unit (RRU), which may be located at remote cell site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Aviat U.S., Inc.
    Inventor: Paul A. Kennard
  • Patent number: 10735053
    Abstract: A boosted near field communication device includes an electronic circuit, a transceiver circuit, an interface coupling the electronic circuit with a host controller, and a memory containing a first information about an activation characteristic of the electronic circuit. The transceiver circuit is configured to determine a timing requirement of a reading device based on one or more request signals, activate the electronic circuit with energy obtained at least one of from an electromagnetic field generated by the reading device or from a battery on receiving a request signal from the reading device, and ensure that after activating the electronic circuit, the electronic circuit can receive and process a request signal from the reading device corresponding to the determined timing requirement by using the determined timing requirement and the first information about an activation characteristic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG
    Inventors: Juergen Hoelzl, Walther Pachler, Josef Gruber
  • Patent number: 10721794
    Abstract: An intelligent street light includes a lamppost and a data transmission system provided at the bottom of the lamppost. The data transmission system includes a data transmission unit, a data exchange unit and a plurality of network devices, which are connected to each other. The data transmission system allows data transmission to be performed between itself and a remote server. This can improve utilization of public resources, reduce construction costs and shorten construction periods of base stations, and effectively enhance coverage of communication signals to improve the quality of communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: IPSECURES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hung-Hsiang Chiang, Kai-Yuan Kuo
  • Patent number: 10694470
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for controlling an uplink power in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment (UE) allocates a first minimum reserved power for a first carrier group and a second minimum reserved power for a second carrier group, and after allocating the first minimum reserved power and the second minimum power, applies a power sharing rule for remaining power, except the first minimum reserved power and the second minimum reserved power, between the first carrier group and the second carrier group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Yunjung Yi, Joonkui Ahn, Kijun Kim, Dongyoun Seo, Suckchel Yang
  • Patent number: 10659182
    Abstract: System and methods are provided for playing media feeds via a standard media player in enhanced manner. The media feeds may be obtained via the Internet. A particular signature signal, from a plurality of signature signals, may be determined based on a feedback signal corresponding to an audio output signal of the media player, and based on the determined signature signal, a media feed of a plurality of media feeds may be selected. An input signal configured for the media player may then be transmitted, with the input signal including a plurality of channels, and the selected media feed being conveyed over one of the plurality of channels associated with the determined signature signal. The signature signals may include audio frequency signals and/or acoustic signals inaudible to human hearing. The feedback signal may be an electrical, a wireless or an optical signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: SWISSCOM AG
    Inventor: Urs-Viktor Marti
  • Patent number: 10652763
    Abstract: A process for determining an operational status for a cellular service vendor includes, within a computerized device, sending a test signal comprising a test message to each of a plurality of testing nodes, each testing node being associated with a different cellular service vendor and each testing node including a computerized application configured to provide data back to the computerized device in reply to the test signal independently from data provided by the associated cellular service vendor. The process further includes, within the computerized device, determining a quality of service for each of the cellular service vendors based upon the data provided by the computerized application, generating a computerized display output describing the quality of service for each of the cellular service vendors, and allocating marketing resources based upon the quality of service for each of the cellular service vendors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: TelIntel Ltd.
    Inventor: Mario Acosta
  • Patent number: 10644787
    Abstract: A method for testing a communication between a mobile device and a satellite system is described, wherein testing signals are generated by using a signal generation unit, said testing signals simulating satellite signals of at least one satellite of said satellite system. Further, said testing signals are received by a device under test being used as said mobile device. Said testing signals simulate at least one of a changing satellite signal strength, a changing satellite signal quality, a changing position of said satellite and more than one satellite signal in parallel. Further, said testing signals simulate a changing position of said mobile device. In addition, a testing system for testing a communication between a mobile device and a satellite system is described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventor: Mahmud Naseef
  • Patent number: 10630322
    Abstract: An RF communication system includes a wideband receiver for receiving an RF signal; a wideband receive signal path for processing the received RF signal, a wideband transmit signal path for processing a transmit RF signal to be transmitted; a wideband transmitter for transmitting the transmit RF signal at a selected transmit frequency and a selected transmit polarization; and a processor for controlling a plurality of beam forming circuits for performing signal processing and waveform generation, wherein the processor maximizes an effective radiated power (ERP) of the communication system within a predetermined ERP limit by switching the wideband transmitter between at least one of multiple transmit frequencies and multiple transmit polarizations to form an aggregate, time-averaged signal as the transmit RF signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: RAYTHEON COMPANY
    Inventors: Harry B. Marr, Daniel Thompson
  • Patent number: 10630333
    Abstract: A case may include a compartment configured to contain at least one card. The compartment may be open on a first side. Some embodiments may include an ejector disposed at least partially in the compartment and configured to eject the at least one card through the first side. In some embodiments, the ejector may include a slider configured to slide in a first direction from a second side of the compartment opposite the first side of the compartment towards the first side of the compartment. In some embodiments, the ejector may include an expander configured to expand in a first direction from a second side of the compartment opposite the first side of the compartment towards the first side of the compartment. Some embodiments of the case may include a spring wall configured to compress the at least one card within the compartment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Capital One Services, LLC
    Inventors: Michael Mossoba, Abdelkader M'Hamed Benkreira, Joshua Edwards
  • Patent number: 10594350
    Abstract: An electronic device, according to various embodiments of the present disclosure, includes: a digitizer that operates in an Electro-Magnetic Resonance (EMR) detection scheme; a flip cover that includes a resonance circuit; and a controller, wherein the controller determines the type of the flip cover by identifying at least one of a resonant frequency of a resonance signal output from the resonance circuit and the location of the resonance signal recognized by the digitizer. Other embodiments can be made.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Je-Hyun Son
  • Patent number: 10587301
    Abstract: A wireless communications module of the present invention includes a wireless communication control unit and a plurality of external connection terminals. At least any one of the plurality of external connection terminals and the wireless communication control unit are connected via a communication frequency component removing element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: ROHM CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Yasuda, Tomohiro Ikuta
  • Patent number: 10574298
    Abstract: Apparatus and method securely transfer first data from a source device to a target device. A wireless signal having (a) a higher speed channel conveying second data and (b) a lower speed channel conveying the first data is transmitted. The lower speed channel is formed by selectively transmitting the wireless signal from one of a first and second antennae of the source device based upon the first data. The first and second antenna are positioned a fixed distance apart and the target device uses a received signal strength indication (RSSI) of the first signal to decode the lower speed channel and receive the first data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: THE TRUSTEES OF DARTMOUTH COLLEGE
    Inventors: Timothy J. Pierson, Xiaohui Liang, Ronald Peterson, David Kotz
  • Patent number: 10567146
    Abstract: A radio frequency identification (RFID) system includes an RFID interrogator configured for generating an RFID signal, wherein a channel frequency of the RFID signal changes over time; at least one single feed patch antenna; and at least one single feed line configured for feeding the signal to the corresponding at least one single feed patch antenna. The single feed patch antenna is configured to transmit an electromagnetic wave in response to and at the channel frequency of the RFID signal such that the electromagnetic wave exhibits (1) a polarization tilt angle that varies depending on the channel frequency of the signal, (2) a substantially linear polarization at all channel frequencies of the signal within the given operational bandwidth, and (3) a range of polarization tilt angles across the given operational bandwidth that spans at least 70 degrees within a single quadrant. A method for frequency multiplexing includes similar components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Inventors: Patrick W. Fink, Gregory Y. Lin, Timothy F. Kennedy, Phong H. Ngo
  • Patent number: 10560176
    Abstract: A radio communication device may be provided. The radio communication device may include: a receiver configured to receive data using an antenna on a first carrier and a second carrier; an operation mode determination circuit configured to determine an active antenna operation mode based on information of the first carrier and information of the second carrier; and an antenna controller configured to control the antenna to operate in the determined active antenna operation mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Intel Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Thorsten Clevorn, Christian Drewes, Pablo Herrero, Juergen Kreuchauf
  • Patent number: 10531401
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a method, a terminal device and a system for controlling transmission, relating to the field of terminal technology. In the method for controlling transmission provided by the present embodiment, a user type of a current user is acquired, and when it is determined that the user type of the current user is the user type specified to reduce radiation, the terminal device reduced a default transmission power, thereby solves the problem of strong radiation generated by a terminal device in the prior art, which adopts a default transmission mechanism for optimal signal, and further achieves an effect of reducing radiation for the user types that need to reduce radiation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: XIAOMI INC.
    Inventors: Yuan Gao, Xiaohui Pi, Xiaogang Jiao
  • Patent number: 10498294
    Abstract: A method for enhancing linearity of the receiver front-end system includes receiving a radio frequency signal by an antenna, converting the radio frequency signal to first differential signals by a transformer module, adjusting frequencies of the first differential signals to generate second differential signals by a mixer module, detecting a common signal in order to reduce a common error of the second differential signals, and generating third differential signals according to a reference signal after the common error is reduced from the second differential signals. The first differential signals, the second differential signals, and the third differential signals are unbalanced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: KaiKuTek INC.
    Inventors: Pang-Ning Chen, Chen-Lun Lin, Ying-Chia Chen, Wei-Jyun Wang, Mike Chun Hung Wang
  • Patent number: 10498429
    Abstract: Various embodiments provide for systems, methods, or apparatuses that provide a fronthaul architecture that facilitates high fidelity and low latency communication between a radio processing unit, such as a baseband unit (BBU), which may be located a central office (CO), and a remote transceiver, which may comprise a remote radio head (RRH) or a remote radio unit (RRU), which may be located at remote cell site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Aviat U.S., Inc.
    Inventor: Paul A. Kennard
  • Patent number: 10491172
    Abstract: A circuit including a radio frequency (RF) amplifier including a transistor configured to receive an RF signal at its control terminal, a capacitor coupled to a first terminal of the transistor, an inductor coupled to a second terminal of the transistor, wherein the capacitor and inductor form a loop from the first terminal to the second terminal, wherein the loop bypasses a parasitic inductance between the second terminal and ground.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Tianzuo Xi, Haichuan Kang, ZhenQi Chen, Zhenying Luo, Xiangdong Zhang, Xinwei Wang, Yanjie Sun, Yan Kit Gary Hau, Jing-Hwa Chen
  • Patent number: 10483940
    Abstract: A signal conversion apparatus includes first and second input ports and first and second output ports. A first splitter is coupled to convert a first single-ended signal received on the first input port into a differential signal including first and second opposite-phase components, and to provide the first and second opposite-phase components respectively on the first and second output ports. A second splitter is separate from the first splitter and is coupled to convert a second single-ended signal received on the second input port into a common-mode signal including first and second in-phase components, and to provide the first and second in-phase components respectively on the first and second output ports together with the first and second opposite-phase components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Maxlinear Israel LTD
    Inventors: Nir Yahav, Ofer Rahmanony