Patents Examined by Jung Liu
  • Patent number: 11228979
    Abstract: Various solutions for reducing power consumption with wake-up mechanism with respect to user equipment and network apparatus in mobile communications are described. An apparatus may receive a configuration to monitor a wake-up indication (WUI) on predetermined occasions. The apparatus may monitor the WUI according to the configuration. The apparatus may determine whether the WUI is received. The apparatus may monitor a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) in an event that the WUI is received.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: MediaTek Singapore Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Pradeep Jose, Abdelkader Medles
  • Patent number: 11227265
    Abstract: A financial transaction system providing a financial switching engine, the financial transaction system comprising: a distributed plurality of different physical data centres implemented at different respective physical locations, connected together via a private network; a plurality of plugins each configured to perform a different respective function of the financial transaction system; and an operating system on which the plugins run, the plugins being configured to communicate messages with one another in order to perform financial transactions; wherein the plugins are distributed amongst some or all of the data centres and the operating system is configured to abstract the plugins from the distributed data centres, such that the plugins communicate said messages with one another via the operating system without needing to specify particular ones of said data centres as destinations of the messages, while the operating system handles routing of the messages between the data centres over the private networ
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: EURONET USA LLC
    Inventor: Martin Bruckner
  • Patent number: 11223435
    Abstract: [Problem to be Solved] To provide a serial data transmission device that makes it possible to dynamically switch a band or a data transmission path and enhance the stability to failure while multiplexing and transmitting data by a TDM method when serial data is transmitted between a plurality of daisy-chained data transmission devices. [Solution] There is provided a serial data transmission device including: a receiver that receives data serially transmitted by a time-division multiplex method from another device daisy-chained to the serial data transmission device; a transmitter that serially transmits data by the time-division multiplex method to another device daisy-chained to the serial data transmission device; and a controller that controls serial transmission by the receiver and the transmitter, in which the controller performs control to make the serial transmission by the transmitter adjustable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventor: Tomokazu Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11224036
    Abstract: The method for transmitting control information in a mobile communication system includes: determining a control channel resource for transmitting control information by means of the data channel region; and transmitting the control information using the determined control channel resource. A capacity for control information, which increases for multiple user multiple-input multiple-out (MIMOs) in a heterogeneous network environment, for heterogeneous network interference control using carrier aggregation, for frequent use of a multicast-broadcast single frequency network (MBSFN) subframe, and for a CoMP transmission control, may be satisfied. Further, an adaptive resource allocation based on a requested capacity for control information may be enabled, and the efficient utilization of resources may also be enabled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Bang-Won Seo, Young-Jo Ko, Tae-Gyun Noh, Jae-Young Ahn
  • Patent number: 11224025
    Abstract: A method performed by a terminal in a wireless communication system. The method includes receiving, from a cell of a base station including a plurality of cells connected to the terminal, time information including a reference system frame number (SFN) of a reference cell and performing communication with the base station based on the received time information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sangkyu Baek, Soenghun Kim
  • Patent number: 11219023
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a wireless communication system, and more particularly, to a method of transmitting and receiving a radio signal and an apparatus therefor. The method comprises the steps of receiving data in a time unit #n of a first frequency band and transmitting A/N in a time unit #m+k of a second frequency band in response to the data. In this case, the first frequency band and the second frequency band have different subcarrier spacing and a time unit #m of the second frequency band indicates the last time unit among a plurality of time units of the second frequency band corresponding to the time unit #n of the first frequency band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Suckchel Yang, Seonwook Kim, Jaehyung Kim
  • Patent number: 11216429
    Abstract: Methods and systems maintain a distributed ledger of transactions pertaining to a particular vehicle. The method may include (1) receiving, by one or more processors, vehicle data from one or more remote computing devices; (2) detecting, by the one or more processors, a vehicle-related event from analysis of the vehicle data; (3) identifying, by the one or more processors, a VIN of the vehicle when a vehicle-related event is detected; (4) generating, by the one or more processors, a transaction including (i) the vehicle's VIN, and (ii) describing the vehicle-related event; and (5) transmitting, by the one or more processors, to a server the transaction to facilitate maintaining a VIN-based distributed ledger for the particular vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY
    Inventors: William J. Leise, Jacob J. Alt, Jaime Skaggs, Eric Bellas, Shawn M. Call, Eric R. Moore, Melinda Teresa Magerkurth, Vicki King
  • Patent number: 11216883
    Abstract: A disclosed system, method and computer readable storage medium includes mechanism for controlling cascade price movements in an electronic trading system. Price limits control the prices at which traders can place orders. An upper price limit prevents traders from placing orders above the upper limit and a lower price limit prevents traders from placing orders below the lower limit. The gap between the upper limit and the indicative marked price as well as the gap between lower limit and the indicative market price is controlled so as to cause a breaking effect on very rapidly changing market price.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: LIFFE Administration and Management
    Inventors: Robert James Fuller, Steven John Katesmark, Christopher Roy Harrison
  • Patent number: 11212044
    Abstract: A method performed by a network node serving a first and second user equipment (UE). The method includes the network node receiving, during a first time slot, a first combined signal comprising a first message transmitted by the first UE and a second message transmitted by the second UE. The method also includes the network node attempting to decode the first message transmitted by the first UE. The method further includes the network node, as a result of failing to decode the first message transmitted by the first UE, transmitting a negative acknowledgement to the first and second UE without attempting to decode the second message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Behrooz Makki, Ali Behravan
  • Patent number: 11212781
    Abstract: A parameter configuration method, a terminal device, a network side device, and a communications system are disclosed. The method includes: determining, by a network side device, a first transmission parameter and a second transmission parameter for a terminal device when the network side device needs to allocate a first-type transmission resource and a second-type transmission resource to the terminal device, where the first transmission parameter and the second transmission parameter meet a preset correspondence; generating, by the network side device, control information, where the control information includes first information, and the first information is used to indicate the first transmission parameter; and sending, by the network side device, the control information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yan Chen, Yiqun Wu, Xiuqiang Xu, Lei Wang
  • Patent number: 11206096
    Abstract: Based on a count value held by a transmission counter, an information multiplex apparatus forms multiplexed transmission data by selecting or dividing at least part of each of two or more information items, based on the respective sizes of the two or more information items, a counter period of the transmission counter, and a transmission margin degree.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro Yamaguchi, Chiaki Fujimoto
  • Patent number: 11202256
    Abstract: A wireless MESH network includes multiple low-power nodes. When serving as a data receiving node or a data relay node, each low-power node is configured to listen to data transmission at intervals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
    Inventors: Zaiqiang Sun, Shimeng Zou
  • Patent number: 11196652
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to aspects of assessing performance of a session between an OTT service provider endpoint and an OTT service recipient endpoint in regard of a particular OTT service. The performance assessment is based on a series of data records generated for the session. Data record generation includes monitoring, at a network site between the two endpoints and during successive periods of time, at least one transport layer connection of the session. The monitoring is performed to determine, for each period of time, an activity metric indicative of a pending transport layer activity of the session in the respective period of time. This activity metric is then evaluated in connection with service performance assessment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Péter Kersch, Andras Valkó
  • Patent number: 11196500
    Abstract: Continuance in quality level of an input timing signal may be provided. Clock source reference timing information may be receive by a first node from a second node as an input. The first node may be downstream from the second node. Then the first node may receive an event message associated with a future event associated with the second node. The first node may then refrain, for a period of time in response to receiving the event message, from switching the input for clock source reference timing information to a source other than the second node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Bhuvan Mital, Ashwin Kumar T.C., Aravind Vinayak, Rahul Gupta
  • Patent number: 11191125
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods and apparatuses for controlling commissioning of a network device (22) in a multi-hop network, e.g., ZigBee network, (200) of a multi-hop technology, wherein the network device (22) is a combo network device with a single-hop communication unit of a single-hop technology, e.g., Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), for establishing a point-to-point connection and a multi-hop communication unit of the multi-hop technology for communicating with other network devices (20) of the multi-hop network in the multi-hop network (200).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V.
    Inventors: Robin Michielsen, Leendert Teunis Rozendaal, Bas Driesen
  • Patent number: 11190300
    Abstract: A disclosure of this specification provides a method performed by a wireless device for determining a transport block size (TBS). The method may include the steps of determining a number of resource elements (REs) within a slot, calculating a value related to the TBS, based on the determined number of REs and a code rate, comparing the calculated value with a pre-determined threshold value, determining the TBS according to the comparison, wherein, if the calculated value is smaller than or equal to the pre-determined threshold value, the TBS may be determined using a predetermined table.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Daesung Hwang, Yunjung Yi
  • Patent number: 11184832
    Abstract: A network construction method, a routing method and device of mobile ad-hoc networks are provided. The mobile ad-hoc network includes a plurality of nodes, each node communicating with its neighbors via communication links. The routing method comprises the following steps: each node identifying a link quality with each of its neighbors by providing marks based on a hysteresis-based link quality marking mechanism; each node identifying a link operationality with each of its neighbors by evaluating a score calculated from the marks; and each node reconstructing routes with its neighbors by filtering route construction messages related to the link operationality of the neighbors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: MAGE NETWORKS INC.
    Inventors: Mohamed Ammar Al Masri, Sayed-Amr El-Hamamsy, Ahmed N. Zaki
  • Patent number: 11184904
    Abstract: Embodiments of this application disclose a cross-standard scheduling method and a base station, used for unified scheduling of UEs in different standards by using a unified scheduler, to achieve space division multiplexing of a spectrum resource, where different standards may share the spectrum resource. A unified scheduler is disposed in the base station in the embodiments of this application. The method and the base station may obtain downlink channel information of UEs operating using different standards and in overlapping coverage range. The method and the base station may determine a scheduling result using the unified scheduler based on the obtained downlink channel information of the UEs. The method and the base station may schedule the UEs based on the scheduling result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Quanzhong Gao, Lin Zhou, Shuai Chen, Wei Chen, Xiaojun Zheng
  • Patent number: 11184136
    Abstract: A transmitter for transmitting data to a receiver of a wireless communication network is disclosed. The wireless communication network includes a plurality of resource elements, and at least a subset of the plurality of resource elements is shared by a plurality of transmitters for transmitting data from the plurality of transmitters to the receiver. The transmitter includes at least one antenna, an encoder and a transceiver coupled to the encoder and to the antenna. The encoder receives a data element to be transmitted to a receiver of the wireless communication network, and maps the data element to a codeword obtained by selecting at least one vector from a unique set of vectors. The unique set of vectors is exclusively assigned to the transmitter, and each vector includes a plurality of symbols. Each symbol is to be transmitted over a resource element of the wireless communication network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.
    Inventors: Zoran Utkovski, Renato Luis Garrido Cavalcante, Martin Kasparick
  • Patent number: 11182858
    Abstract: The Multidimensional Asset Management Tag Pivot Apparatuses, Methods and Systems (“MAMTP”) transforms iTag Creation Request and Responses, holdings selections, allocation splits, goal map selections, goal option selections, account links inputs via MAMTP components into iTag records, iTagged asset information, asset buy/sell approval, asset order, map goal add, tracking, outputs. The MAMTP includes a processor issuing instructions to obtain: an asset identifier for an asset collection from a user, and associated interest profile constraints. MAMTP also obtains an interest tag selection, obtain constituent asset collection proportion allocation information based on the interest tag selection. The MAMTP may then provide a selection mechanism for the user to specify preferences amongst any conflicting tag selections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Marstone, Inc.
    Inventors: Margaret Josephine Hartigan, Robert Morris Stone