Patents Examined by Fatuma G Sherif
  • Patent number: 11064444
    Abstract: A method is provided. The method comprises: selecting a new protection point in a dynamic protection area; creating an initial sort list of radios; determining look angles; determining which look angle includes most radios in its main beam; determining a modified sort list and an initial move list for the determined look angle; determining a certain percentile of aggregate interference power spectral density at the new protection point for radios that are in a main beam for each of remaining look angles; sorting, by level of certain percentile of aggregate interference power spectral density, the remaining look angles; and generating a move list of radios.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: CommScope Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Khalid W. Al-Mufti, Navin Srinivasan, Ariful Hannan
  • Patent number: 11057124
    Abstract: A wireless receiver measures a reception parameter while scanning multiple pieces of reception directivity for an interval during which a signal is not transmitted from a wireless transmitter. The wireless transmitter transmits a signal while scanning multiple pieces of transmission directivity, and the wireless receives measures a reception parameter relating to reception of the signal and determines k pieces of transmission directivity that correspond to high-ranking k results, respectively, of the measurement that have a great reception parameter. The wireless transmitter forms any transmission directivity and transmits a signal, and the wireless receives measures a reception parameter while scanning M pieces of reception directivity and determines reception directivity that is to be used for data communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Osamu Kato, Hiroaki Asano, Hideki Kanemoto
  • Patent number: 11044768
    Abstract: A user equipment apparatus for performing user equipment-to-user equipment communication includes a synchronization signal detection unit configured to detect a user equipment-to-user equipment synchronization signal transmitted from a user equipment apparatus in another cell or another carrier; a control unit configured to set reception timing based on the user equipment-to-user equipment synchronization signal; and a reception unit configured to receive scheduling information or a discovery signal transmitted from the user equipment apparatus in the other cell or the other carrier within a time window defined based on the user equipment-to-user equipment synchronization signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Shimpei Yasukawa, Hiroki Harada, Satoshi Nagata, Qun Zhao
  • Patent number: 10999375
    Abstract: A device includes at least one of a mechanical component or an electrical component and an Internet enabled embedded system that controls at least one of the mechanical component or the electrical component. The Internet enabled embedded system is configured to establish a connection to a local area network (LAN), provide data to a registration service via the connection to the LAN, receive from the registration service an instruction to implement a specified registration technique, and implement the specified registration technique. The registration service is configured to bind the embedded system to a user account responsive to satisfaction of a criterion of the specified registration technique.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Ayla Networks, Inc.
    Inventors: Vishwesh Pai, Sudha Sundaresan, Adrian Caceres
  • Patent number: 10972592
    Abstract: Disclosed is a mobile terminal having a flexible display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Inventors: Insu Song, Jaewook Lee
  • Patent number: 10972920
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for performing reference signal (RS) metric measurements in different parts of a channel bandwidth are described. One example method generally includes receiving signaling indicating one or more frequency bands within an operating frequency band of a current serving cell for performing reference signal (RS) metric measurements, performing the measurements on the one or more frequency bands, and reporting the measurements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Valentin Alexandru Gheorghiu, Masato Kitazoe, Brian Clarke Banister, Alexei Yurievitch Gorokhov, Tingfang Ji, Shivratna Giri Srinivasan, Amir Farajidana
  • Patent number: 10939387
    Abstract: Multi-radio wireless network devices are capable of transmitting and/or receiving data from multiple radiofrequency (RF) networks at different bands. Total transmission power limitations may be in place due to, for example, safety reasons. As a result, active management of transmission power may be performed during simultaneous transmission in different bands and/or networks. In some embodiments, the management may take place on group-by-group basis and a network-by-network basis. Antennas may be grouped based on their relative positions and impact on radiation emitted by the devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Digvijay Arjunrao Jadhav, Indranil S. Sen, Jonathan C. King, Mohit Narang, Prathyusha Sangepu, Qiong Wu, Shrenik Milapchand, Vijay Gadde, Yu Chen
  • Patent number: 10916969
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, obtaining power, by a communication device, from a current passing through a transmission medium via an inductive coupling between the communication device and the transmission medium where the communication device is physically connected with the transmission medium and providing communications, by the communication device, by electromagnetic waves that propagate without utilizing an electrical return path, wherein the electromagnetic waves are guided by one of the transmission medium or a dielectric core of a cable coupled to a feed point of a dielectric antenna. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: David M. Britz, Robert Bennett, Paul Shala Henry, Irwin Gerszberg, Farhad Barzegar, Thomas M. Willis, III, Donald J. Barnickel, Pamela A. M. Bogdan, Brandon Pimm, Ken Liu, Dorothy Zarsky, James Gordon Beattie, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10833719
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a field of accessories for mobile phone and tablet computer, in particular to a protective case for a mobile phone and a tablet computer. The present disclosure provides the protective case for the mobile phone and the tablet computer, including a main body and a rotatable bottom support located at a lower end of the main body. A surface support configured to match with the bottom support is disposed on an upper end of the main body, and a supporting plate is disposed on the surface support. The bottom support includes a limiting surface configured to match with the surface support, elastic positioning parts disposed on the bottom support, positioning points, and a plurality of limiting columns. The elastic positioning parts are made of plastic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Inventor: Ganhua Cheng
  • 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
    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: 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: 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
    Inventors: Harry B. Marr, Daniel Thompson
  • 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