Patents Examined by Kashif Siddiqui
  • Patent number: 11115342
    Abstract: Examples disclosed herein relate to a method comprising receiving a bidirectional forwarding detection (BFD) packet originating from a first network device, wherein the first linked network device and a second linked network device are part of a link aggregation group running a BFD session. The method may include transmitting, from the first linked network device, a BFD synchronization packet to the second linked network device and receiving, at the second linked network device, the BFD synchronization packet, wherein a time-to-live (TTL) value of the BFD synchronization packet is lower than a BFD TTL supported by the BFD session. The method may also include determining that the BFD synchronization packet is a BFD single-hop packet coming from a VLANs using the active forwarding mode and determining not to discard the BFD synchronization packet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: David Corrales Lopez, Agustin Jose Meneses Fuentes, Vivek Ramamoorthy
  • Patent number: 11116008
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a pre-5th-Generation (5G) or 5G communication system to be provided for supporting higher data rates Beyond 4th-Generation (4G) communication system such as Long Term Evolution (LTE). An operation method of a base station in a radio communication system and an apparatus therefor are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jinyoung Oh, Hyunseok Ryu, Sungjin Park, Jonghyun Bang, Jeongho Yeo
  • Patent number: 11109304
    Abstract: A wireless device receives from a first base station, configuration parameters of a plurality of cells. The configuration parameters comprise a first cell group comprising one or more first cells for communication with the first base station, and a second cell group comprising a licensed assisted access (LAA) cell for communication with a second base station. The wireless device receives from the second base station LAA cell signals in a subframe of a plurality of subframes of the LAA cell. The wireless device determines whether the subframe is considered for radio link failure (RLF) detection based on processing the LAA cell signals. The wireless device increments a counter in response to the subframe of the LAA cell being considered for RLF detection, and the wireless device not successfully decoding a control channel in the subframe of the LAA cell. The wireless device detects an RLF based on the counter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Ofinno, LLC
    Inventor: Esmael Dinan
  • Patent number: 11108519
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for configuring, in a network node of a wireless communication network, a reference signal resource. An example method comprises obtaining a combination of one or more components to be used for a reference signal resource, the one or more components being contained in one or more physical resource blocks of a slot; and indicating, to the one or more wireless devices, the combination of the one or more components in the one or more physical resource blocks that are to be used for the reference signal resource.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Stephen Grant, Mattias Frenne
  • Patent number: 11105884
    Abstract: An exemplary outdoor mobile device real-time location tracking system includes a telemetry system, a digital system, a server system, a camera system, and a demographic information system. The exemplary tracking system uses the digital system to scan the available frequencies. The exemplary tracking system also uses the telemetry system to determine the mobile devices located in a wireless range. The camera system may also be used to visually track the various mobile devices. The digital system initiates soft-handshake with mobile devices that allow the tracking system to obtain information about the mobile devices. With the information derived from the soft-handshake, the exemplary tracking system may utilize the demographic information system to obtain demographic information associated with the various mobile devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: SOCIAL LOCAL, INC.
    Inventor: Julio Jason Dumas
  • Patent number: 11109411
    Abstract: A channel sense method, a network side device, and a terminal includes determining, by a network side device, a first sense resource used by a terminal to perform channel sense, where the first sense resource is another resource other than a resource in a cell in which the terminal is located and that is used by each terminal to perform data transmission; and sending first sense indication information to the terminal, where the first sense indication information is used to indicate the first sense resource. When the terminal performs sense on the first sense resource, another terminal in a same cell does not receive or send data on the first sense resource. If the terminal senses an interference signal, it can be determined that the interference signal is not an interference signal generated when the other terminal in this cell performs data transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yanchun Li, Mengyao Ma, Min Yan
  • Patent number: 11102730
    Abstract: A method and apparatus is provided for determining a per carrier additional maximum power reduction needed to meet emission requirements for dual carrier operation of adjacent carriers. A per carrier allowed additional maximum power reduction for a worst case allocation is determined for the dual carrier operation of the adjacent carriers of the different radio access technologies in absence of the shared scheduling information. The determination for each of the carriers for use with the different radio access technologies includes determining a total power reduction allowed for meeting emission requirements for each of one or more respective allocation ratios, and determining a fraction of a total power allocated to the carrier for each of one or more respective allocation ratios.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventor: Colin Frank
  • Patent number: 11102111
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for validating routing table information in a network. A network assurance appliance may be configured to retrieve routing table information from a plurality of nodes in a network fabric. The routing table information includes path information from at least one source node to at least one destination node. A graph representation of the routing table information is constructed with the at least one destination node as a sink vertex for the graph representation. The network assurance appliance determines, for each leaf node in the network fabric, whether the leaf node can reach the sink vertex based on the graph representation and determines that there is a misconfiguration of the network fabric based on whether each leaf node in the fabric can reach the sink vertex.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Ayas Pani, Sanchay Harneja
  • Patent number: 11102824
    Abstract: An operation method of a first communication node for transmitting a message in a vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication network is provided. The method includes receiving information regarding a time period including a plurality of transmission slots from a second communication node and selecting one transmission slot included in the time period based on a first index configured based on the information regarding the time period. A message is transmitted through the one transmission slot and the information regarding the time period includes information regarding a number of the plurality of transmission slots included in the time period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University
    Inventors: Hyo Jin Jung, Sang Sun Lee, Sung Chul Pyo
  • Patent number: 11096195
    Abstract: Technology for a user equipment (UE) using a self-contained scheduling resource to communicate with an eNodeB within a wireless communication network is disclosed. The UE can select, at the UE, a selected eNodeB transmission (Tx) beam and a selected UE reception (Rx) beam based on a highest power beamforming reference signal (BRS) received power (BRS-RP). The UE can signal a transceiver of the UE to transmit to the eNodeB a scheduling request (SR), using the selected Rx beam, on a scheduling request (SR) resource in a self-contained subframe according to a time and frequency location of the selected eNodeB Tx beam. The UE can process an advanced physical downlink control channel (xPDCCH), received from the eNodeB, for an uplink (UL) grant using the selected UE RX beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Gang Xiong, Wenting Chang, Huaning Niu, Yushu Zhang, Yuan Zhu
  • Patent number: 11089556
    Abstract: A physical random access channel enhanced transmission method, a network device, and a terminal are disclosed, where implementation of the terminal is used as an example, and the terminal includes: a processor, configured to determine level information of physical random access channel PRACH enhanced transmission; and to determine a first characteristic parameter that is of PRACH enhanced transmission and that is related to the determined level information of PRACH enhanced transmission, where the first characteristic parameter includes transmit power and a preamble format; and a transmitter, configured to perform PRACH enhanced sending according to the first characteristic parameter determined by the processor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Fang Nan, Xingqing Cheng, Zheng Yu
  • Patent number: 11089593
    Abstract: Aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques for design of channel raster for narrowband operation. One example method, performed by a base station, generally includes determining, based on one or more conditions, an exact frequency location of one channel of one or more channels to perform narrowband communications with a user equipment. The method also includes transmitting an indication of the one or more conditions to the user equipment. The method further includes communicating with the UE, based at least in part on the exact frequency location of the one channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Alberto Rico Alvarino, Peter Gaal, Xiaofeng Wang, Wanshi Chen, Seyed Ali Akbar Fakoorian, Hao Xu, Renqiu Wang, Jing Lei
  • Patent number: 11075681
    Abstract: A method includes generating, via a first processor of a first compute device, symbols based on an incoming data and decomposing a unitary matrix of size N×N by: 1) applying a permutation to each symbol using a permutation matrix, to produce permuted symbols, and 2) transforming each symbol using at least one primitive transformation matrix of size M×M, M being smaller than or equal to N, to produce transformed symbols. The method also includes sending a signal representing the transformed symbols to a plurality of transmitters for transmission of a signal representing the transformed symbols to a plurality of receivers. A signal representing the unitary matrix is sent to a second compute device for transmission of the unitary matrix to the receivers for recovery of the plurality of symbols at the plurality of receivers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Rampart Communications, Inc.
    Inventor: Matthew Brandon Robinson
  • Patent number: 11076422
    Abstract: A random access/responding method and device are provided. In some embodiments, at least two random access preambles can be received before responding to random access of a terminal device, where each of the at least two random access preambles includes at least one sequence. In some embodiments, one random access preamble can be received before responding to random access of a terminal device, where the one random access preamble includes at least two sequences. The sequences in the received random access preambles can be checked. A successfully detected sequence or a random access preamble with the successfully detected sequence can then be responded to. In this way, responding to a plurality of successfully detected random access preambles or a plurality of successfully detected sequences included in one random access preamble is implemented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Lei Chen, Mao Yan
  • Patent number: 11076315
    Abstract: As a channel busy ratio (CBR) is defined to measure the congestion of a PC5 interface in order to support an effective vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication, an eNodeB (eNB) transmits CBR information of a sidelink channel to a user equipment (UE) for each resource pool used for V2X communication. The user equipment which has received the CBR information determines if there is a usable CBR and, if it is determined that there is no usable CBR, can use the received CBR information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Youngdae Lee, Jaewook Lee
  • Patent number: 11076421
    Abstract: Various aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communication. In some aspects, a user equipment (UE) may select, for a first message of a random access channel (RACH) procedure and based at least in part on whether the UE has beam correspondence, at least one of: a set of time-frequency resources for the first message of the RACH procedure, or a preamble for the first message of the RACH procedure. In some aspects, the UE may transmit, to a base station and based at least in part on selecting the at least one of the set of time-frequency resources or the preamble, the first message of the RACH procedure. Numerous other aspects are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Vinay Chande, Tao Luo, Xiaoxia Zhang, Makesh Pravin John Wilson, Arumugam Chendamarai Kannan
  • Patent number: 11076434
    Abstract: A communication system is disclosed in which a communication device forms part of a communication system in which network slicing is supported and in which at least one tenant is able to communicate using at least one slice type associated with that tenant. The communication device receives network slicing related information transmitted by a base station. The network slicing related information may comprise information identifying support for a tenant whose communication is supported via the base station, or a network slice type of a tenant that is supported by the base station. The network slicing related information may comprise information comprising at least one communication parameter that is associated with a specific tenant or a specific slice type of a specific tenant. The communication device uses a slice having a slice type of a tenant with which the communication device is associated, based on the network slicing related information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Sivapathalingham Sivavakeesar
  • Patent number: 11063820
    Abstract: Provided is a method, performed by a user equipment (UE), of controlling an access, the method including receiving, through system information from a base station, barring information including a barring configuration information list and a public land mobile network (PLMN)-specific barring information list, the barring configuration information list including at least one barring configuration information and the PLMN-specific barring information list including at least one barring information per PLMN and performing a barring check based on the received barring information when the access is triggered, in which the barring configuration information corresponds to one barring configuration information index according to an order of being included to the barring configuration information list.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sangbum Kim, Soenghun Kim, Seungri Jin
  • Patent number: 11057182
    Abstract: Provided are a method and apparatus for transmitting acknowledgement/not-acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) of a user equipment in a carrier aggregation system. The method includes: assigning first and second control regions as search spaces for a specific cell; detecting scheduling information with respect to the specific cell from the first control region and/or second control region; receiving a data channel from the specific cell on the basis of the scheduling information; and transmitting ACK/NACK indicating a reception acknowledgement for the data channel, wherein if the scheduling information is detected from the first control region, the ACK/NACK is transmitted using a radio resource linked to another radio resource used to receive the scheduling information, and wherein if the scheduling information is detected from the second control region, the ACK/NACK is transmitted using a pre-set radio resource through a higher layer signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Dong Youn Seo, Min Gyu Kim, Suck Chel Yang, Joon Kui Ahn
  • Patent number: 11051303
    Abstract: 802.11 ac networks define an operating band made of an ordered series of 20 MHz channels and authorize a restricted number of possible composite channel configurations to be used for data transmission. A method of transmitting data between a source and a receiver in such a wireless network may comprise, at the source: sending, to the receiver, RTS frames to request reservation of a composite channel, the RTS frames including a flag signalling the source supports transmission over un-authorized composite channels, for instance over sub-channels not contiguous within the operating band; receiving, from the receiver in response to the RTS frames, CTS frames acknowledging reservation of un-authorized composite channel configuration, for instance of non-contiguous sub-channels; and then transmitting, to the receiver, data frames on the reserved sub-channels of the un-authorized configuration, for instance on the reserved non-contiguous sub-channels within the operating band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Pascal Viger, Stéphane Baron, Romain Guignard, Patrice Nezou