Patents Examined by Hai V. Nguyen
  • Patent number: 11516745
    Abstract: Disclosed in the present invention are an uplink power control method, a terminal device and a network device. The uplink power control method comprises: determining, according to the power capability of a terminal device, a power control scaling rule for an uplink signal, and/or determining, according to a first instruction message from a network device, the power control scaling rule; and processing the power of the uplink signal according to the scaling rule, and determining, according to the processed power, the transmission power of the uplink signal at each antenna port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: DATANG MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Qiuping Huang, Qiubin Gao, Runhua Chen
  • Patent number: 11513503
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium for communicating between an operational asset and a backend network that include the actions of receiving first data from an operational asset through a first communication interface that is configured to communicate with an operational asset, and where the first data is formatted according to a first data format that is specific to the operational asset. Processing the first data according to an asset template to generate second data, where the second data includes the first data and being formatted according to a second data format that is specific to the backend network. Causing the second data to be transmitted to the backend network by a second communication interface that is configured to communicate with a backend network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: WellAware Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: David Figoli, Matthew Harrison
  • Patent number: 11516763
    Abstract: First information corresponding to a radio signal received at a first sensing device from a candidate location is obtained. Second information corresponding to a radio signal received at a second sensing device from the candidate location is obtained. A first relationship between the first sensing device and the candidate location and a second relationship between the second sensing device and the candidate location are determined. A first inverse and a second inverse of respectively the first and second relationships are obtained. A first estimate of the radio signal at the first sensing device is determined from the first information and the first inverse. A second estimate of the radio signal at the second sensing device is determined from the second information and the second inverse. Energy emitted from the candidate location is measured based on the first estimate and the second estimate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: HawkEye 360, Inc.
    Inventors: Timothy James O'Shea, Robert W. McGwier, Nicholas Aaron McCarthy
  • Patent number: 11515974
    Abstract: Example communication methods and a communications apparatus are described. One example method includes receiving first information by a terminal device, where the first information indicates an identifier of a first frequency domain resource, and the first frequency domain resource is contiguous in frequency domain. When a status of the terminal device is a first state, the terminal device with a network device on a second frequency domain resource based on the first information, where the second frequency domain resource includes a plurality of segments of contiguous frequency domain resources, and the first frequency domain resource is one segment of the plurality of segments of contiguous frequency domain resources. According to the foregoing method, the terminal device may communicate, based on the received first information, with the network device on the second frequency domain resource when the status of the terminal device is the first state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ting Wang, Jinlin Peng, Hao Tang, Zhenfei Tang
  • Patent number: 11510032
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal which comprises a mobile telephone and an additional device. In this case, the additional device comprises a second communication module, wherein the second communication module is designed such that it enables, as a participant of a WLAN network, a wireless third communication connection to this WLAN network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Peiker Holding GmbH
    Inventor: Lutz Richter
  • Patent number: 11502745
    Abstract: Embodiments provide in-flight configuration of satellite pathways to flexibly service terra-link and cross-link traffic in a constellation of non-processed satellites, for example, to facilitate flexible forward-channel and return-channel capacity in a satellite communications system. For example, each satellite in the constellation can include one or more dynamically configurable pathway, and switching and/or beamforming can be used to configure each pathway to be a forward-channel pathway or a return-channel pathway in each of a number of timeslots according to a pathway configuration schedule. At least some of the pathways can be further selectively configured, in each timeslot, to carry “terra-link” traffic to and/or from terrestrial terminals and “cross-link” traffic to and/or from one or more other satellites of the constellation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: ViaSat, Inc.
    Inventor: Mark D. Dankberg
  • Patent number: 11496887
    Abstract: A wirelessly enabled mirror includes a mirror, a wireless data system, and a data output interface. The mirror has a front side and a back side. The wireless data system includes a wireless data module. The wireless data system is fixed to the back side of the mirror. The wireless data module is configured to communicate with a user device and to receive wireless data from the user device. The data output interface is configured to receive data from the wireless data module, and the data is derived from a wireless stream of data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: ELECTRIC MIRROR, LLC
    Inventors: James V. Mischel, Jr., James Vernon Mischel, Sr., Michael Martin Uhl, Steven M Swedenburg
  • Patent number: 11496969
    Abstract: A method of controlling power in a transmission system may include determining a first transmit power of a first transmit path, determining a second transmit power of a second transmit path, and controlling the first transmit path and the second transmit path based on a combination of the first transmit power and the second transmit power. The combination of the first transmit power and the second transmit power may include a sum of the first transmit power and the second transmit power. Controlling the first transmit path and the second transmit path may include determining a first effective power target for the first transmit path based on the first transmit power and the second transmit power, and determining a second effective power target for the second transmit path based on the first transmit power and the second transmit power.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Inventors: Pranav Dayal, Kee-Bong Song, Hou-Shin Chen, Sung-En Chiu, Karthik Nagarajan
  • Patent number: 11490338
    Abstract: Transmission power of a communication device is managed by detecting motion of the communication device using a motion sensor, classifying detected motion according to one or more motion classification conditions using one or more motion classification parameters, adjusting the one or more motion classification parameters applied to the classifying operation, responsive to the classifying operation, classifying the detected motion according to the one or more motion classification conditions using the one or more adjusted motion classification parameters, and adjusting the transmission power of the communication device based at least in part on the one or more motion classification conditions and the one or more adjusted motion classification parameters, responsive to the operation of classifying using the one or more adjusted motion classification parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventor: Charbel Khawand
  • Patent number: 11474138
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an over-the-air measurement system for testing a device under test. The over-the-air measurement system includes at least two orthomode transducers and at least two antennas. Each of the antennas is connected to a dedicated orthomode transducer respectively, thereby establishing at least two measurement modules. The at least two orthomode transducers are rotated relative to each other, thereby providing different measurement polarizations of the at least two measurement modules with respect to a common reference plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventor: Corbett Rowell
  • Patent number: 11477738
    Abstract: Provided are a method and device for uplink power control. A user terminal performing the method includes: a receiving unit configured to receive signature information for the user terminal from a base station; and a control unit configured to determine a transmission power of the user terminal according to the received signature information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Runxin Wang, Wenjia Liu, Xiaolin Hou, Kazuaki Takeda, Daiki Takeda
  • Patent number: 11477739
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus of controlling base station power in a distributive manner in a wireless communication system. A method according to an embodiment of the present disclosure may include determining ui indicating a turn-on or turn-off state of an i-th base station based on mutual message passing with an adjacent base station in the i-th base station among B base stations; determining xia indicating whether a signal is transmitted to an a-th terminal among N terminals from the i-th base station; and obtaining an optimized value of the ui and the xia which minimize total energy consumption consumed by the B base stations and simultaneously, maximize a data rate of the B base stations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: Korea University Research and Business Foundation
    Inventors: Inkyu Lee, Sang Hyun Lee, Min Tae Kim
  • Patent number: 11469537
    Abstract: A jumper cable assembly includes: a plurality of jumper cables, each having a first end terminated in a first connector and a second end terminated in a second connector; and a first mounting structure, the first connectors being mounted in the first mounting structure in a fixed arrangement relative to each other, the arrangement matching an arrangement of connectors of one of an antenna and a piece of cellular equipment to facilitate installation of the jumper cable assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: CommScope Technologies LLC
    Inventor: Martin Zimmerman
  • Patent number: 11463570
    Abstract: Various embodiments disclosed in this document relate to an electronic device, for example, an electronic device comprising a conductive piece facing a housing of a metallic material, and an electronic device housing structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Inventors: Minwoo Yoo, Hyeongsam Son, Byounguk Yoon, Minsung Lee, Chongkun Cho, Jongchul Choi, Changryong Heo
  • Patent number: 11463961
    Abstract: According to an aspect, there is provided a computing device for controlling terminal device uplink transmission power. Each terminal device is configured to determine uplink transmission power based on two power control parameters—a target received power for full pathloss compensation and a pathloss compensation coefficient. The computing device initializes a deep Q-learning network in which a state is defined as cell-specific pairs of the power control parameters, an action is defined as a selection of valid values of power control parameters for a cell and a reward is calculated based on the information on data traffic. The computing device trains the deep Q-learning network to approximate a Q value function, determines optimal power control parameters based on thereon and causes transmitting them to access nodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: Nokia Solutions and Networks Oy
    Inventors: Richa Gupta, Suresh Kalyanasundaram
  • Patent number: 11456778
    Abstract: NFC standards include a plurality of types (Type A, Type B and Type F). The communication controller performs a polling so as to detect a portable device that communicates in accordance with the NFC standards. The memory stores region information indicating a region where a vehicle is to be used. Based on the region information, the communication controller stops the polling of a type among the plurality of types that is not used in the region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Norihiro Shimizu, Shingo Mochizuki, Yosuke Ohashi, Keita Sobue
  • Patent number: 11446508
    Abstract: An implantable medical device, contains control circuitry and communication circuitry for communicating with another implantable medical device. The communication circuitry includes a transmission unit and a reception unit. The transmission unit, for establishing a communication link with the other implantable medical device, is configured to transmit a multiplicity of transmit communication signals, wherein each transmit communication signal is associated with a dedicated sub-range of a predefined frequency range. The reception unit is configured to receive a response communication signal in response to a transmit communication signal. The control circuitry is configured to determine whether a response communication signal in response to a transmit communication signal associated with a dedicated sub-range has been received, and to establish the communication link based on the determination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: BIOTRONIK SE & Co. KG
    Inventor: Burkhard Huegerich
  • Patent number: 11445446
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses for power control are disclosed. A method comprises: receiving a first signaling indicating one or multiple power values for a downlink reception from a node, each power value being associated with a spatial domain filter, and determining a power value for the downlink reception from the node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventors: Hongmei Liu, Lianhai Wu, Haipeng Lei, Zhennian Sun, Zhi Yan
  • Patent number: 11444706
    Abstract: Disclosed is an antenna module, which include a first antenna element, a second antenna element, and a communication module that includes a first transmit path and a first receive path connected with the first antenna element, a second transmit path and a second receive path connected with the second antenna element, and a detection circuit connected with at least a part of the second receive path. The communication module may output a specified signal by using the first transmit path and the first antenna element based at least on obtaining a request for identifying a state of the antenna module from an external device, may obtain the output specified signal by using the second receive path and the second antenna element, may identify an intensity of the obtained specified signal by using the detection circuit, and may determine whether the antenna module is abnormal, based at least on the intensity of the obtained specified signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dongil Yang, Seonjun Kim, Jonghyun Park, Doohwan Lee, Jongin Lee
  • Patent number: 11425664
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for dynamically adjusting the power of network towers are disclosed. In one aspect, a method includes the actions of receiving, by a computing device, data that reflects characteristics of a vehicle. The actions further include, based on the data that reflects the characteristics of the vehicle, determining, by the computing device, whether to adjust a setting of a base station of a wireless network. The actions further include, based on determining whether to adjust the setting of the base station of the wireless network, determining, by the computing device, whether to provide, for output to the base station of the wireless network, an instruction to adjust the setting of the base station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: T-Mobile USA, Inc.
    Inventors: Parag Garg, Joseph Baird, Nicholas LaVassar, Mehdi Piraee