Patents Examined by John Pezzlo
  • Patent number: 10660067
    Abstract: A system described herein may provide a mechanism for efficiently delivering messages to a User Equipment (“UE”) associated with a wireless telecommunications network, such as a UE that is frequently in an inactive state. A message for the UE may be received and buffered. Once the network determines that the UE has transitioned from the inactive state to the active state (e.g., as detected by a Mobility Management Entity (“MME”) or an Access and Mobility Management Function (“AMF”)), the buffered message may be provided to the UE using control plane signaling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Ye Huang, Yee Sin Chan, Craig A. Barth, Priscilla Lau, Lei Song
  • Patent number: 10660017
    Abstract: A first communications device (1002) and a method therein for Device-to-Device (D2D) communication with a second communications device (1004) using a first Radio Access Technology (RAT) or a second RAT. The first and second communications devices are operating in a communications network (1000). The first communications device transmits 5 the second communications device, by means of the first RAT, information relating to a proximity service provided by the second RAT. Thereby the information enables the second communications device to determine whether to use the first RAT or the proximity service provided by the second for D2D communication with the first communications device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Filip Mestanov, Parth Amin, Osman Nuri Can Yilmaz
  • Patent number: 10660054
    Abstract: A synchronization signal transmission method and a base station are disclosed, the method comprising: generating a PSS group by applying an OCC to a combination of mutually different PSS sequences to be transmitted across multiple time intervals; disposing a SSS in a region that is adjacent, on a frequency axis, to a resource region assigned to the PSS group; generating a synchronization signal comprising the PSS group and the SSS; and transmitting the synchronization signal across multiple time intervals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Kilbom Lee, Kijun Kim, Jaehoon Chung, Hyukjin Chae, Kyuseok Kim, Minki Ahn
  • Patent number: 10659998
    Abstract: Systems and methods for managing connectivity in a network of moving things. As non-limiting examples, various aspects of this disclosure provide systems and methods for managing connectivity in a network in which at least a portion of the network access points are moving.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Veniam, Inc.
    Inventors: Henrique Cabral, Carlos Ameixieira, Filipe Neves, Nuno Coutinho
  • Patent number: 10660056
    Abstract: Various aspects described herein relate to techniques for timing control with filtering in orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM)-based wireless communications systems. In an aspect, the method includes determining whether time-domain filtering or frequency-domain filtering is used for a transmission signal waveform, and identifying a time delay based on a determination that the time-domain filtering is used for the transmission signal waveform. The method further includes applying a timing correction based on the identified time delay. The techniques described herein may apply to different communications technologies, including 5th Generation (5G) New Radio (NR) communications technology.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Sony Akkarakaran, Peter Gaal, Xiao Feng Wang, Yi Huang, Tao Luo, Juan Montojo, Renqiu Wang, Seyong Park
  • Patent number: 10652158
    Abstract: A wired/wireless composite communication system and a wired/wireless composite communication method perform control to use wired communication for communication data having high priority and to use wireless communication for communication data having low priority among the types of communication data transmitted and received between communication devices provided within a vehicle. Specifically, the wired/wireless composite communication system and the wired/wireless composite communication method transmit wired communication data and wireless communication data divided on the basis of the priority set for each type of the communication data separately by wired communication and wireless communication, and couple the wired communication data and the wireless communication data separately received on a reception side to each other to reconstruct the communication data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Endo, You Yanagida
  • Patent number: 10652953
    Abstract: A data communication network includes two logically distinct class-based networks conjoined by at least one common node that has membership in each of the respective classes of the two logically distinct class-based networks. Optionally, three or more class-based networks may be conjoined to form a data communications network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Google LLC
    Inventors: LaMonte Peter Koop, David S. Robins
  • Patent number: 10645685
    Abstract: A wireless device receives downlink control information comprising: an allocation of resource blocks for transmission of uplink data via a subframe of a LAA cell; a first field comprising an index indicating a starting position for the transmission of the uplink data, the index identifying one of pre-configured starting positions; and a second field indicating an ending symbol for the transmission of the uplink data, the ending symbol being one of pre-configured ending symbols. A listen-before-talk procedure indicating a clear channel is performed before the starting position of the subframe. Based at least on the starting position and the ending symbol, the uplink data to resource elements corresponding to the resource blocks are mapped. The uplink data is transmitted, via the LAA cell, starting at the starting position in the subframe and ending before the ending symbol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Ofinno, LLC
    Inventors: Esmael Dinan, Alireza Babaei
  • Patent number: 10644977
    Abstract: The present technology is directed to a scalable solution for end-to-end performance delay measurement for Segment Routing Policies on both SR-MPLS and SRv6 data planes. The scalability of the solution stems from the use of distributed PM sessions along SR Policy ECMP paths. This is achieved by dividing the SR policy into smaller sections comprised of SPT trees or sub-paths, each of which is associated with a Root-Node. Downstream SID List TLVs may be used in Probe query messages for signaling SPT information to the Root-Nodes Alternatively, this SPT signaling may be accomplished by using a centralized controller. Root-Nodes are responsible for dynamically creating PM sessions and measuring delay metrics for their associated SPT tree section. The root-nodes then send the delay metrics for their local section to an ingress PE node or to a centralized controller using delay metric TLV field of the response message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Clarence Filsfils, Rakesh Gandhi, Tarek Saad, Sagar Soni, Patrick Khordoc
  • Patent number: 10644912
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and apparatus are provided for automated identification of open space in a wireless communications spectrum, by identifying sources of signal emission in the spectrum by automatically detecting signals, analyzing signals, comparing signal data to historical and reference data, creating corresponding signal profiles, and determining information about the open space based upon the measured and analyzed data in near real-time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: DIGITAL GLOBAL SYSTEMS, INC.
    Inventor: Daniel Carbajal
  • Patent number: 10638350
    Abstract: According to an aspect, one or more network nodes of a wireless communication system sends, to a wireless device operating in the wireless communication system, mobility reference signal (MRS) configuration information, the MRS configuration information specifying one or more parameters for each of a plurality of MRS configurations. The network node subsequently sends, to the wireless device, an activation command indicating that at least a first one of the MRS configurations is to be used by the wireless device, the activation command including an index identifying the first one of the MRS configurations from among the plurality of MRS configurations. The wireless device receives the MRS configuration information and the activation command. The wireless device searches for at least one MRS specified by the first one of the MRS, responsive to the activation command and performs at least one measurement on the at least one MRS.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Osman Nuri Can Yilmaz, Rasmus Axén, Rui Fan, Stefan Wager
  • Patent number: 10631210
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method and device for anchor replacement. The method comprises: a target base station receives an anchor replacement request message transmitted by a source base station, wherein the source base station is a base station corresponding to a serving cell that currently provides a service for a terminal and has control decision making authority, the target base station is a base station corresponding to a secondary cell that is controlled by the serving cell and currently provides a service for the terminal, and the anchor replacement request message is used for requesting to handover the control decision making authority to the target base station; the target base station transmits an anchor replacement acknowledgement message to the source base station, wherein the anchor replacement acknowledgement message is used for acknowledging the anchor replacement request message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventor: Bin Feng
  • Patent number: 10623268
    Abstract: A special controller and a special node design for wireless communications are disclosed for generating a control messaging exchange on a wireless control channel between a controller and each mesh node: (a) to alter the wireless network topology, comprised of interconnected nodes, for load distribution, (b) to select better quality wireless links for control and data channel communications, and (c) to take away the burden of frequent route calculations from each node, making packet forwarding more efficient and optimal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: NETSIA, INC.
    Inventors: Can Altay, Bengi Mizrahi, Arda Akman, Seyhan Civanlar
  • Patent number: 10616915
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a downlink control information sending method and device, and a downlink control information receiving method and device. The sending method includes: sending, by a base station device, downlink control information DCI on a physical downlink control channel PDCCH of a downlink subframe, where the DCI is used to instruct user equipment UE to receive physical downlink shared channel PDSCH information in an uplink subframe; and sending the PDSCH information in the uplink subframe. In this way, the base station can effectively schedule an uplink subframe, and a purpose of transmitting a downlink service by using an uplink subframe is achieved, which not only improves utilization of a wireless spectrum resource corresponding to the uplink subframe, but also effectively diverts load pressure of a wireless spectrum resource corresponding to a downlink subframe. Therefore, overall utilization of wireless spectrum resources of a system is improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yongxia Lyu, Wen Zhang, Wei Sun
  • Patent number: 10608857
    Abstract: This application discloses a reference signal configuration method and apparatus. Before a network device sends reference signals aperiodically, the network device sends configuration information to a terminal device, where the configuration information is used to indicate a timeslot offset of one or more reference signal resource sets. Therefore, the network device can flexibly send reference signals in different timeslots, thereby reducing a quantity of times of reference signal triggering and measurement result reporting, and improving efficiency of a communications system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hongzhe Shi, Wei Han, Yi Qin, Jianqin Liu, Peng Jiang
  • Patent number: 10609567
    Abstract: A method for determining a wireless communication network realization in a plant where a process control system is provided includes receiving a user selection of wireless end point devices and locations of these in the plant, each being provided as at least one of a pair of endpoint devices that are to communicate with each other in relation to an automation function of the process control system, obtaining data communication requirements of the wireless endpoint devices, which are related to the automation functions and include at least one signal sent between a pair of endpoint devices and a time within which it has to reach its destination, and determining a number of wireless relay devices related to the locations of wireless endpoint devices in the plant for achieving a defined degree of radio coverage sufficient to satisfy the data communication requirements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: ABB Schweiz AG
    Inventor: Dirk Schulz
  • Patent number: 10601484
    Abstract: A channel state reporting method based on a channel state information-reference signal (CSI-RS) in a wireless communication system, according to one embodiment of the present invention, comprises the steps of: receiving a CSI-RS-related configuration from a base station; calculating a CSI by measuring a CSI-RS according to the CSI-RS-related configuration; and transmitting the calculated CSI to the base station, wherein the CSI-RS-related configuration may include a CSI-RS configuration for a CSI or a CSI-RS configuration for beam management (BM).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Kunil Yum, Jiwon Kang, Kijun Kim, Hyungtae Kim, Haewook Park
  • Patent number: 10601543
    Abstract: The application provides manner for communicating channel state information (CSI) in a communication network. A preset length is used for equalizing lengths of CSI to be reported. The preset length is determined based on a quantity of CSI-reference signal (RS) ports. A communication device determines whether a total length of one or more indication information items to be included in the CSI is less than the preset length. If the total length of the one or more indication information items to be included in the CSI is less than the preset length, the communication device adds one or more padding bits, to obtain a CSI bit sequence including the one or more indication information items and the one or more padding bits. A total length of the CSI bit sequence is consistent with the preset length. The communication device then outputs the CSI bit sequence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jian Wang, Huangping Jin, Shengchen Dai, Rong Li, Yinggang Du, Jun Wang, Yiqun Ge
  • Patent number: 10595244
    Abstract: A radio base station periodically sends first datagrams about an availability of signal parameters measured on the radio base station to ascertain a signal quality of a radio link between a radio base station and at least one radio subscriber station, wherein the radio subscriber station, following initiation of an ascertainment of the signal quality of the radio link between the radio base station and the radio subscriber station and on reception of a first datagram, transmits a second datagram with a request for measurement of signal parameters to the radio base station, and upon reception of a second datagram, the radio base station and the radio subscriber station simultaneously perform captures of respective locally measured signal parameters of the radio link between the radio base station and the radio subscriber station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Joerg Mueller, Wilhelm Busch
  • Patent number: 10587534
    Abstract: Embodiments of systems and methods for sending messages between cores across multiple field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and other devices are disclosed. A uniform destination address directs a message to a core in any FPGA. Message routing within one FPGA may use a bufferless directional 2D torus Network on Chip (NOC). Message routing between FPGAs may use remote router cores coupled to the NOCs. A message from one core to another in another FPGA is routed over a NOC to a local remote router then to external remote router(s) across inter-FPGA links or networks to the remote router of the second FPGA and across a second NOC to the destination core. Messages may also be multicast to multiple cores across FPGAs. A segmented directional torus NOC is also disclosed. The insertion of shortcut routers into directional torus rings achieves shorter ring segments, reducing message delivery latency and increasing NOC bandwidth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Gray Research LLC
    Inventor: Jan Stephen Gray