Patents Examined by Hassan Kizou
  • Patent number: 10299232
    Abstract: The invention generally relates to the field of vehicular communications. In particular, the invention relates to method, system and apparatus for establishing and maintaining vehicular communications, such as wireless vehicular communications in a vehicular ad hoc network (VANET).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Inventors: Xuemin Shen, Hassan Aboubakr Omar, Ning Lu, Sailesh Bharati, Weihua Zhuang
  • Patent number: 10285178
    Abstract: Radio transmission is performed even to a communication party whose bandwidth that can be used for transmission and reception is limited without having an influence of an offset of a DC component. A radio transmitter applied to an OFDMA communication system in which a plurality of different terminals performs communication using OFDM signals at the same time that includes a mapping part that allocates transmission power to each subcarrier, and also selects a subcarrier to which minimum power of the transmission power to be allocated is allocated and modulates transmission data in units of communication slots to output the modulated data; and a transmission part for transmitting radio signals including the modulated data using each of the subcarriers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Inventor: Yasuhiro Hamaguchi
  • Patent number: 10285168
    Abstract: Systems and methods provide resource allocation signaling for low cost machine type communication (LC-MTC) devices with the elimination of the physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) in long term evolution (LTE) communication systems. Disclosed systems and methods provide alternative light-weight, efficient control signaling for resource allocation of LC-MTC devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Inventors: Mohammad Mamunur Rashid, Satish C. Jha, Rath Vannithamby
  • Patent number: 10271238
    Abstract: A method and device for transmitting Internet Protocol (IP) data packet are disclosed by the present invention, the method comprising: an Access Point (AP) device obtains an IP data packet needing to be sent to an User Equipment (UE); said AP device use the type information of said IP data packet to determine the corresponding Data Radio Bearer (DBR) of said IP data packet; Said AP device sends said IP data packet to said UE through said DBR; in the embodiments of the present invention, when the AP device accesses the IP network locally or directly through the IP network, the Quality of Service (QoS) insurance of IP data packet in the air interface transmission is implemented, on the basis of the direct mapping between the type information and the data radio bearer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: China Academy of Telecommunications Technology
    Inventors: Jing Fu, Li Chen, Fei Qin, Ming Al, Yunjing Hou, Fei He
  • Patent number: 10251080
    Abstract: A method performed by a network node (110) for estimating a convergence time of interference processing in a user equipment, UE (121), served by the network node (110) in a radio communications network (100) is provided. The network node has at least one Channel State Information, CSI, process configured for the UE. The network node receives, from the UE, at least one first CSI report based on signals transmitted on interference measurement resources of a first CSI process of the UE, wherein the first CSI process is in a first interference state. The network node then switches the first CSI process from the first interference state to a second interference state. After the switch, the network node receives, from the UE, at least one second CSI report based on signals transmitted on the interference measurement resources of the first CSI process of the UE, wherein the first CSI process is in the second interference state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Publ)
    Inventors: Sara Sandberg, Svante Bergman, Per Burström
  • Patent number: 10251029
    Abstract: The present invention provides an apparatus of transmitting broadcast signals. The apparatus includes, an encoder encoding service data, a constellation mapper mapping the encoded service data by either QAM, NUQ (Non Uniform QAM) or NUC (Non Uniform Constellation), a mapper mapping the mapped service data into a plurality of OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex) symbols to build at least one signal frame, a modulator modulating data in the built at least one signal frame by an OFDM scheme and a transmitter transmitting the broadcast signals having the modulated data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Inventors: Byeongkook Jeong, Woosuk Ko, Youngjin Hong, Sungryong Hong
  • Patent number: 10243717
    Abstract: A server receives sensor information from a wireless device and provides control signals based on the sensor information to the wireless device for enabling the device to perform a control task. The server receives an estimate of imminent connection state of the wireless device. Upon the state indicating a connection quality parameter to have a quality below a first threshold, the server provides an information package to be sent to the wireless device for enabling the device to perform an increased part of the control task locally at the device. Upon the state indicating the connection quality parameter to have a quality above a second threshold, the server provides an information package to be sent to the wireless device for enabling the device to be relieved from performing at least a part of the control task by the server providing increased aid in performing the control task.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Inventors: Bengt Lindoff, Johan Eker
  • Patent number: 10243862
    Abstract: A method for sampling packets for a network flow, includes: receiving a packet at a network port of a network switch appliance, the network switch appliance comprising an instrument port for communication with a network monitoring instrument; determining whether the packet belongs to a network flow that is desired to be monitored, wherein the act of determining is performed based at least in part on one or more information in a control plane using a processing unit; and passing the packet to the instrument port if the packet belongs to the network flow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Gigamon Inc.
    Inventors: Dominick Cafarelli, Murali Bommana, Sandeep Dahiya, Jesse C. Shu, Anoop V. Kartha
  • Patent number: 10230440
    Abstract: A communication method and an apparatus using beamforming in a wireless communication system are provided. The communication method includes determining a candidate user set including one or more Mobile Stations (MSs), for Multiple User-Multiple Input Multiple Output (MU-MIMO) transmission, transmitting beam information indicating best Base Station (BS) transmission beams of the MSs of the candidate user set to the MSs of the candidate user set, receiving Precoding Matrix Index (PMI) information indicating a PMI to be used for baseband precoding from each of the MSs of the candidate user set, the PMI information being determined based on the beam information, and transmitting a signal precoded based on the PMI information to at least one MS.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tae-Young Kim, Hyun-Kyu Yu, Ji-Yun Seol
  • Patent number: 10230810
    Abstract: Some embodiments provide a method for a hardware forwarding element. Based on a set of characteristics of a packet, the method determines to copy a packet to a particular temporary storage of a set of temporary storages of the hardware forwarding element. Based on a property of the particular temporary storage, the method stores only a particular portion of the packet in the particular temporary storage. A same size portion of each packet copied to the particular temporary storage is stored in the particular temporary storage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Inventors: Parag D. Bhide, Alain Loge, Chaitanya Kodeboyina, Anurag Agrawal
  • Patent number: 10225748
    Abstract: A beacon is provided for automatically probing the wireless environment with a large number of waveforms having different characteristics and measuring the wireless environment to ascertain optimal transmission parameters. The probing system utilizes a software defined radio beacon provided with a stored parameterized reference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Inventors: Karl D. Brommer, Brent J. Forman, Jason A. Novak
  • Patent number: 10218420
    Abstract: A millimeter-wave controller receives, from a microwave-communication control apparatus belonging to a microwave network, a first signal including location information of a first terminal belonging thereto and a use request for the first terminal to use the millimeter-wave network. A beam range for the first terminal and a first wireless resource that is included in one or more wireless resources of one or more millimeter-wave access points and that is to be allocated to the first terminal are set based on the location information. A use permission for the millimeter-wave network and first connection information for connection to a first millimeter-wave access point corresponding to the first wireless resource are transmitted to the microwave-communication control apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Naganori Shirakata, Koji Takinami
  • Patent number: 10211899
    Abstract: Systems and methods are described for detecting interference at an access node. A rate at which packets are unsuccessful received at a wireless device may be monitored, wherein the wireless device is in communication with a cell of an access node. The access node may retransmit one or more unsuccessfully received packets to the wireless device. A retransmission metric for retransmission attempts to the wireless device from the access node may be monitored. And it may be determined that communication between the cell of the access node and the wireless device is experiencing interference from a neighboring cell when the monitored rate and monitored retransmission metric meet the interference criteria.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Sprint Spectrum L.P.
    Inventors: Chunmei Liu, Pratik Kothari, Krishna Sitaram, Hemanth Pawar
  • Patent number: 10212030
    Abstract: A method in a network device is described and includes selecting, based upon a service request, one or more device gateways from a plurality of device gateways that are communicatively coupled with a plurality of low powered devices. The low powered devices do not include Subscriber Identity Modules. Configuration information is transmitted over a public network to the selected device gateways, causing the selected device gateways to configure ones of the low power devices to perform actions according to the service request. Data is received from the selected device gateways over the public network that was generated by the configured low power devices. One or more GPRS Tunnel Protocol (GTP) tunnels are established with a Packet Data Network (PDN) gateway of a mobile network operator, and the received data is sent over the one or more GTP tunnels to be processed by the mobile network operator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Samita Chakrabarti, Samy Touati, Ayush Sharma
  • Patent number: 10212084
    Abstract: A communication system includes a plurality of control apparatuses that determine a packet handling operation; a plurality of packet processing units that process packets in accordance with the packet handling operation notified by the control apparatus; an assignment unit that assigns, with respect to each of the packet processing unit, a control apparatus that controls the packet processing unit concerned; and a database that is shared by the plurality of control apparatuses and that stores information related to the packet handling operation; wherein each of the control apparatuses refers to the database to determine the packet handling operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Yasunobu Chiba, Kazushi Sugyou
  • Patent number: 10211907
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are methods and systems for selection of a coordinated multipoint (CoMP) mode for a relay base station, based on traffic load being experienced between the relay WCD and donor base station that provide the relay tunnel used by the relay base station for backhaul communication. An exemplary method involves the relay base station: (i) determining a load indication for a communication link between a relay wireless communication device (WCD) and a donor base station, (ii) using the load indication for the communication interface between the relay WCD and the donor base station as a basis for selecting a CoMP mode from a plurality of available CoMP modes; and (iii) providing wireless service in at least one coverage area according to the selected CoMP mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Sprint Spectrum L.P.
    Inventors: Siddharth S. Oroskar, Jasinder P. Singh
  • Patent number: 10212621
    Abstract: The disclosure provides an apparatus and method for configuring DNS of a mobile device, and a storage medium. The apparatus includes: one or more processors; and a memory, wherein: the memory stores therein one or more computer readable program codes configured to be executed by the one or more processors to perform the operations of: functioning, by the mobile device, as a Wi-Fi relay to be connected with both a wireless access point and an electronic device; determining state information of communication between the wireless access point and the electronic device, forwarded by the relaying mobile device; determining whether communication is abnormal, according to the state information; and if so, then detecting a network service provider serving the mobile device; if the network service provider serving the mobile device is detected, then configuring a DNS list adapted to the network service provider; and configuring a DNS service of the mobile device according to the DNS list.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignees: Hisense Mobile Communications Technology Co., Ltd., Hisense USA Corporation, Highsense International Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chuanqing Yang, Zizhi Sun, Bin Zheng, Shidong Shang, Changsheng Zhou
  • Patent number: 10206223
    Abstract: Apparatus and methods for time division based communication between a wireless device and a wireless network in a licensed radio frequency (RF) band and an unlicensed RF band are disclosed. The wireless device receives downlink control information (DCI), via a primary component carrier (PCC) of a primary cell (Pcell) in the licensed RF band, indicating downlink (DL) data transmission via a secondary component carrier (SCC) of a secondary cell (Scell) in the unlicensed RF band. The wireless device receives via the SCC part of the DL data transmission and transmits a control message via the PCC in response. The wireless device sends a scheduling request (SR) to the eNodeB and receives uplink (UL) transmission opportunities in a combination of the licensed RF band and the unlicensed RF band. The wireless device performs a clear channel assessment before reserving and transmitting to the eNodeB in the unlicensed RF band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Farouk Belghoul, Tarik Tabet, Syed A. Mujtaba
  • Patent number: 10205680
    Abstract: A network switch includes: a plurality of communication ports, each communication port of the plurality of communication ports having a first electrical output terminal and a second electrical output terminal configured for providing an electrical output signal between the first electrical output terminal and the second electrical output terminal. The network switch is configured to electrically switch off the electrical output signal of at least one communication port of the plurality of communication ports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Karstein Kristiansen
  • Patent number: 10200241
    Abstract: A system for automatically establishing a network. The system includes a main device group including a main wireless transceiver device, a control device and a first network interface and a secondary device group including a secondary wireless transceiver device, a secondary device group slave device and a second network interface. The main wireless transceiver device wirelessly communicating with the secondary wireless transceiver device to instruct the main device group and the secondary device group to form a network wherein the control device communicates with the secondary device group slave device over the first network interface and the second network interface, respectively. The control device wirelessly controls functions of the secondary device group slave device with instructions sent over the network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Inventors: John T. Shen, Benjamin H. Feingold, David B. Bennett, Rohitkumar Godhani, Mithun Gundi, Robert L. Jones, III