Patents Examined by Iqbal Zaidi
  • Patent number: 11405336
    Abstract: A host processing device instructs a plurality of virtual data processing (VDP) accelerators, configured on each of a plurality of data processing accelerators. The VDP accelerators configure themselves for secure communications. The host device generates an adjacency table of each of the plurality of VDP accelerators. Then the host device then establishes a session key communication with each VDP accelerator and sends the VDP accelerator a list of other VDP accelerators that the VDP accelerator is to establish a session key with, for secure communications between the VDP accelerators. The VDP accelerator establishes a different session key for each pair of the plurality of VDP accelerators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignees: BAIDU USA LLC, KUNLUNXIN TECHNOLOGY (BEIJING) COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Yong Liu, Yueqiang Cheng
  • Patent number: 11405258
    Abstract: A method of facilitating P-CSCF restoration when a P-CSCF failure has occurred is disclosed. The method comprises a Proxy Call Session Control Function, ‘P-CSCF’ receiving a Session Initiation Protocol, ‘SIP’, message when said P-CSCF has been selected as an alternative P-CSCF to a failed P-CSCF and providing, to an associated Policy and Charging Rules Function, ‘PCRF’, a message comprising an indication that P-CSCF restoration is required.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Andreas Kunz, Gottfried Punz, Genadi Velev, Tashiyuki Tamura
  • Patent number: 11405173
    Abstract: Some embodiments include an apparatus, method, and computer program product for high precision device synchronization of electronic devices in a shared medium. Some embodiments include a first electronic device that utilizes a combination of synchronization techniques to synchronize with a second electronic device. The first electronic device receives a first signal from the second electronic device that includes network-based synchronization data and marker data, and performs network-based synchronization with the second electronic device at a first synchronization accuracy. The first electronic device receives a second signal, and uses the marker data and phase lock synchronization to detect a frequency change of the second signal received, as well as to determine a corresponding time marker. The first electronic device updates a clock of the first electronic device based at least on the corresponding time marker, the network-based synchronization data, and the marker data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: Roku, Inc.
    Inventors: Jan Neerbek, Bjorn Reese, Brian Moller
  • Patent number: 11405774
    Abstract: Provisioning multiple artificial reality devices can be accomplished through network communications between a device distributor, an administration system, a provisioning device, and the artificial reality devices. The device distributor can provide, to the administration system, a list of artificial reality devices corresponding to a particular organization. A provisioning device can sign into an account on the administration system and receive the list. The provisioning device can then scan for wireless connectivity with the listed artificial reality devices and can make a wireless connection with any artificial reality devices that respond and that are on the list. The provisioning device can then send these devices credentials for a local WiFi network. The artificial reality devices can automatically, upon receipt of the credentials, connect to the administration system to obtain the software update and/or the configuration data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: Facebook Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Ahmed Mohamed Eid Amin, Tristam Kyle MacDonald, Yuchen Zheng, Matthew O'neil Terrell
  • Patent number: 11387872
    Abstract: Radio base station 10 in a radio communication system that performs MIMO transmission between a plurality of radio base stations and at least one user terminal 20 includes: precoding section 110 that applies precoding to data signals based on channel information indicating channels between radio base stations 10 and the user terminal; and communication section 112 that transmits the precoded data signals, in which the precoding in a first radio base station of the plurality of radio base stations is applied based on the channel information including at least a channel between the first radio base station and a first user terminal connected to a second radio base station other than the first radio base station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Shohei Yoshioka, Satoshi Suyama, Jun Mashino, Tatsuki Okuyama, Yukihiko Okumura
  • Patent number: 11375574
    Abstract: Reduced Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) latency on a link between a source and a pair of headphones may be achieved by improving the quality of the link between secondary and primary and establishing a direct link between the source and secondary to mitigate the link quality issues of the source and primary link. In one example, this involves receiving, via a first receiver, packets from a source on a first wireless connection, determining, by the first receiver, that a first packet received via the first wireless connection has an error, establishing a second connection between the first receiver and a second receiver, and establishing a third connection between the second receiver and the source. In particular, the first receiver may be configured as a primary True Wireless Stereo (TWS) Bluetooth device and the second receiver may be configured as a secondary TWS Bluetooth device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Dishant Srivastava, Benjamin Campbell, Joel Linsky, Mayank Batra
  • Patent number: 11375406
    Abstract: An example device in accordance with an aspect of the present disclosure includes an overlay engine, storage engine, and visualization engine. The overlay engine is to generate a static overlay, the storage engine is to store a plurality of static overlays generated by the overlay engine, corresponding to a plurality of time periods. The visualization engine is to visualize dynamic characteristics of the RF information based on generating an animated visualization showing progression of the RF information over time to illustrate historical trending of the dynamic characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Nayot Poolsappasit, Haritha Tamvada, Pengju Jin, Sujatha Mandava
  • Patent number: 11374636
    Abstract: An antenna system may include an antenna array configured to receive one or more signals. In embodiments, the antenna system further includes one or more signal processors configured to: determine a beamforming weight vector (Wbf) for the antenna array; determine a first seeding weight vector (Wseed1) for the antenna array, wherein the first seeding weight vector (Wseed1) comprises a first nulling weight vector (Wnul1) or a second beamforming weight vector (Wbf); determine a first nullforming adjustment factor (?1) for the antenna array; calculate a first nullforming weight vector (Wnf1) based on at least the beamforming weight vector (Wbf), the first seeding weight vector (Wseed1) and the first nullforming adjustment factor (?1); and form a first antenna pattern based on the first nullforming weight vector (Wnf1) to generate a first antenna electronics (AE) output signal, wherein the first antenna pattern generates a first set of one or more nulls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: Rockwell Collins, Inc.
    Inventors: Ying Cho Lai, Jeffrey B. Bishop, Brian J. Herting, Michael H. Stockmaster
  • Patent number: 11368828
    Abstract: Various embodiments of the disclosure relate to a method and apparatus for acquiring and providing information related to a state of an electronic device in Wireless Access in Vehicular Environment (WAVE) communication. According to various embodiments, the electronic device may include a communication module, at least one sensor, and a processor. The processor may be configured to identify a state related to a movement of the electronic device by using the at least one sensor, wherein the identifying of the state related to the movement includes transmitting information related to the movement to an external electronic device by using the communication module, and transmit, to the external electronic device, the information related to the movement and information related to the state change by using the communication module if the state related to the movement is changed. Various embodiments are possible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., LTD
    Inventors: Dong Il Son, Ga Jin Song, Sun Min Hwang
  • Patent number: 11369001
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices for wireless communications are described. A user equipment (UE) may receive a connection release message, the connection release message including a resource indicator indicating that a set of resources are to be used for grant-free uplink transmissions by the UE while operating in a disconnected state. The UE may transition from a connected state to a disconnected state based at least in part on the connection release message. The UE may perform, while operating in the disconnected state, the grant-free uplink transmissions using the set of resources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Ayan Sengupta, Umesh Phuyal, Alberto Rico Alvarino, Le Liu
  • Patent number: 11363671
    Abstract: Method and apparatus for controlling migration of a Quick User Datagram Protocol (UDP) Internet Connections (QUIC) connection between a server and a neighboring server of a content delivery network (CDN). The server and the neighboring server comprise respective cache memories, are comprised in the CDN and have a same server IP-address. The QUIC connection is identifiable by a connection identifier (CID) and is established to a migrating wireless device having a client IP-address. The method for controlling migration of the QUIC connection comprises receiving static key information representative of the QUIC connection; determining context transfer state information for the QUIC connection; and controlling transmission of a stateless reset token for the QUIC connection based on the determined context transfer state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Zhang Fu, András Zahemszky
  • Patent number: 11363431
    Abstract: This wireless communication device is equipped with: a communication control unit for wirelessly connecting a work vehicle and a portable terminal with one another, an acquisition unit which is connected to a work vehicle onboard network, and acquires, from the work vehicle, work vehicle identification information for identifying the work vehicle; a generation unit for generating first character string data on the basis of the work vehicle identification information; and a setting unit for setting the generated first character string data to as a network name the communication control unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: TADANO LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhisa Onishi, Daisuke Shinohara
  • Patent number: 11356965
    Abstract: Systems and methods for Bluetooth voice link shadowing are disclosed. A primary device may receive an eSCO packet from host device over master slot(s) of an enhanced synchronization connection oriented (eSCO) window within an interval of a host piconet shared between the host and primary devices. A secondary device may sniff for the eSCO packet also over master slot(s) of the eSCO window. When the primary device successfully receives the eSCO packet from the host, it may unconditionally relay the packet to the secondary device. Alternatively, it may conditionally relay the packet when the secondary device does not successfully sniff the packet. When the secondary device successfully sniffs the eSCO packet from the host, it may unconditionally relay the packet to the primary device. Alternatively, it may conditionally relay the packet when the primary device does not successfully receive the packet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Giriraj Goyal, Vishal Agarwal, Nitin Raghavendra Kidiyoor
  • Patent number: 11356826
    Abstract: Devices and methods for internet of things (IOT) discovery/auto discovery are described. A discovery packet is received from a device. The discovery packet includes a first stream identifier and a request to establish a second stream. A stream acceptance packet is sent to the device. The stream acceptance packet includes the first stream identifier and an input for generating a second stream identifier. A first association is added to the registration based on the request to establish the second stream. The first association is between the second stream identifier and a determined destination. A first data packet is received from the device, where the first data packet includes/utilizes the second stream identifier. The first data packet is sent to the destination based on the first association in the registration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Hall Labs LLC
    Inventors: David R. Hall, Monte Johnson, K. Jeffrey Campbell, David Crismon, Joshua Dutton
  • Patent number: 11356898
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, systems and machine readable storage media of a multi-access edge computing (MEC) component operating in a multi-access management services (MAMS) framework are described. In an example, traffic on multi-radio links between a user equipment (UE) and a network is observed. Based on the observing, the traffic is managed by transmitting messages of a traffic management application programming interface (API) over a dedicated reference point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Jing Zhu, Miltiadis Filippou, Dario Sabella
  • Patent number: 11356211
    Abstract: Methods of operation of a wireless device are provided. In particular, Media Access Control (MAC) protocol aspects are disclosed relating to Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) cells and, more generally, to cells of a cellular communications network operating in an unlicensed frequency spectrum. According to one aspect, a method of operation of a wireless device comprises transmitting an Uplink (UL) transmission on a cell for a corresponding UL Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARQ) process, the cell operating in an unlicensed frequency spectrum, and setting a locally maintained status for the UL HARQ process to Acknowledgement (ACK) based on an assumption that the UL transmission was successful.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Henning Wiemann, Mattias Tan Bergström, Jung-Fu Cheng, Oskar Drugge, Havish Koorapaty, Henrik Sahlin, Yu Yang
  • Patent number: 11356921
    Abstract: A radio communication route enables communication from an originating ground station to a destination ground station via one of multiple randomly orbiting satellites with no active attitude control. The ground stations and satellites include multi-feed parabolic antennas for receiving radio signals from and transmitting radio signals in multiple directions. The satellites store an address of a destination ground station from which an initial information signal is transmitted and antenna information identifying the satellite antenna feed on which the initial information signal was received. Plural satellite antennas transmit linking information identifying the satellite to the originating ground station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Star Mesh LLC
    Inventor: Gerald R. Schloemer
  • Patent number: 11356776
    Abstract: A method of associating audio devices into a network association, including alerting a network of the presence of a first audio device by engaging a first button associated with the first audio device; assigning a first role to the first audio device; alerting the network of the presence of each subsequent audio device by engaging a subsequent button associated with each subsequent audio device; assigning a subsequent role to each subsequent audio device; and alerting the network that all subsequent audio devices have been identified by engaging the first button associated with the first audio device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth A. Boehlke, Brian Keith Greeney
  • Patent number: 11349556
    Abstract: Radio frequency signal boosters for high frequency cellular communications are provided herein. In certain embodiments, a signal booster system for providing high frequency wireless signal reception of a 5G network inside a building is provided. The signal booster system includes a primary unit configured to communicate with cellular infrastructure (e.g., a base station) of the 5G network through a window of a first room of the building, and an auxiliary unit for extending coverage from the first room to a second room. The auxiliary unit includes a housing located in the first room and having a base station antenna and booster circuitry integrated therewith. The auxiliary unit further includes a mobile station antenna in the second room and connected to the housing by a short cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: Cellphone-Mate, Inc.
    Inventors: Hongtao Zhan, Scott Terry
  • Patent number: 11350469
    Abstract: A wireless speaker system for broadcast pairing multiple wireless speakers together. The wireless speakers are equipped with magnets and magnet sensors so that taping the speakers together, at a location with the magnets and sensors meet, causes a wireless speaker to enter into a broadcast pairing mode. The magnet and sensor in each wireless speaker can be a combined magnet and sensor, or magnet-sensor combo. The magnet and the sensor can be carried by a common carrier or mount. The combined magnet and sensor can comprise a central magnet surrounded by an annular array of magnet sensors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: ZAGG INC
    Inventor: Christian Bao