Patents Examined by Lan Huong Truong
  • Patent number: 10986013
    Abstract: A collection of fault categories, including faults associated with internal resources at a provider network, is presented via an interface of a fault injection service. A fault injection mode, selected from a set which comprises a non-randomized mode, to be used to inject faults into a target environment is determined. Fault injection agents introduce faults into the target environment in accordance with the fault injection mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Marvin Michael Theimer, Joshua M. Burgin, Rebecca Claire Weiss, Brad Eugene Marshall, Allan Henry Vermeulen, Peter Sven Vosshall
  • Patent number: 10986522
    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).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Inventors: Yingyang Li, Yi Wang
  • Patent number: 10980026
    Abstract: Disclosed are a transmission device and a transmission method with which it is possible to prevent delays in data transmission and to minimize the increase in the number of bits necessary for the notification of a CC to be used, in cases where a CC to be used is added during communication employing carrier aggregation. When a component carrier is to be added to a component carrier set, a setting section provided in a base station: modifies a CIF table that defines the correspondence between code points, which are used as labels for the respective component carriers contained in the component carrier set, and the identification information of the respective component carriers; and assigns a vacant code point to the component carrier to be added, while keeping the correspondence between the code points and the component carrier identification information defined in the CIF table before modification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Sun Patent Trust
    Inventors: Akihiko Nishio, Seigo Nakao
  • Patent number: 10972213
    Abstract: Methods and systems for simultaneous transmission of periodic Channel Quality Indicator (CQI) and Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARQ) Acknowledgement (ACK)/Negative Acknowledgement (NACK) are presented. According to one aspect, a method of operation of a node comprises configuring the node to have two differently sized sets of resources. The method includes determining that the node needs to report feedback, the feedback comprising at least a periodic CQI feedback. The method includes, upon determining that the node needs to report the feedback, selecting one of the differently sized sets of resources to be used for reporting the feedback, wherein the larger set is selected when the node needs to also report a HARQ feedback, and wherein the smaller set is selected when the node does not need to also report a HARQ feedback. The method includes reporting the feedback on the selected set of resources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Publ)
    Inventors: Robert Baldemair, Stefan Parkvall
  • Patent number: 10959262
    Abstract: Provided are a random access method and device, a user equipment and a storage medium. The method can include: determining listen-before-talk (LBT) priority levels for performing an LBT mechanism corresponding to messages transmitted during a random access process, and/or LBT priority levels of an LBT mechanism corresponding to different physical random access channel (PRACH) formats; and transmitting the messages for random access by means of the determined LBT priority levels corresponding to the messages and/or LBT priority levels corresponding to different PRACH formats after successfully performing the LBT mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: ZTE Corporation
    Inventors: Ling Yang, Yajun Zhao, Wei Gou
  • Patent number: 10952061
    Abstract: A transmission method of a base station is provided. The base station generates a first discovery signal block including a first PSS (primary synchronization signal) and a first SSS (secondary synchronization signal). The base station generates a second discovery signal block including a second PSS and a second SSS. Also, the base station transmits the first discovery signal block and the second discovery signal block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sung-Hyun Moon, Cheulsoon Kim, Ji Hyung Kim, Minhyun Kim, Junghoon Lee, Eun-Young Choi
  • Patent number: 10951534
    Abstract: A quality of service management system includes a rules engine that receives information associated with a communication path having an assigned quality of service (QoS) to be provided for a customer communication device, and identifies one or more network elements assigned to provide the communication path. Each network element having a plurality of queues configured to provide varying QoS levels relative to one another. For each of the network elements, the rules engine determines at least one queue that is configured to provide the communication path at the assigned quality of service, and transmits queue information associated with the determined queue to its respective network element, the network element conveying the communication path through the determined queue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Level 3 Communications, LLC
    Inventors: Marcus Hadavi, James Ryan
  • Patent number: 10951545
    Abstract: Apparatus including a network element including an input-output port, the input-output port including an input data lane and an output data lane, wherein the input data lane is in wired connection with a network data source external to the network element, the output data lane is in wired connection with a network data destination external to the network element, and the network data source is distinct from the network data destination. Related apparatus and methods are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES TLV LTD.
    Inventors: Barak Gafni, Lavi Koch, Zvi Rechtman
  • Patent number: 10951525
    Abstract: Some examples provide for storage of context information in memory in the process of creating a network connection and subsequent availability of the context information. A context address can refer to context for a packet processing path. A host can provide a context address and associated packet characteristics to a network interface device. If the network interface device receives a packet with the characteristics, the context address can be passed to the host and the host can retrieve the context information using the context address.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventor: Anil Vasudevan
  • Patent number: 10924313
    Abstract: A wireless device, a Radio Access Network (RAN) node, and various methods are described herein for improving the coverage performance of the Extended Coverage (EC)-Random Access Channel (RACH). For instance, the wireless device, the RAN node, and various methods can improve the coverage performance of the EC-RACH by utilizing a new access burst (referred to herein as Extended Synchronization Access Burst (ESAB)), a new coding scheme (referred to herein as RACH11?) for the CC5 2TS EC-RACH, and/or an access burst mapping scheme for the CC5 2TS EC-RACH.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Zhipeng Lin, John Walter Diachina, Stefan Eriksson Löwenmark, Nicklas Johansson
  • Patent number: 10924176
    Abstract: Provided are a next generation in-building relay system and method. The system includes: a 5G signal providing unit configured to down-convert a millimeter wave radio frequency signal to an intermediate frequency signal; a 5G master hub unit configured to convert the intermediate frequency signal into a radio over fiber (RoF) signal and transmit the RoF signal; an optical coupling unit configured to couple a digital optical signal output from a master hub unit and the analog optical signal output from the 5G master hub unit and transmit the coupled signal to an optical cable; and an optical distribution unit configured to separate the digital optical signal and the analog optical signal from the coupled signal, transmit the digital optical signal to a remote optical relay unit, and transmit the analog optical signal to distributed remote units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: KT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sung-Yeop Pyun, Jong-Sik Lee, Won-Yeol Lee
  • Patent number: 10897416
    Abstract: A transmitting side device generates a plurality of measurement packets of which the packet size is successively increased or decreased by a fixed number each time, includes in each measurement packet at least a packet number, a packet size, and a transmission time, to create a packet train, and transmits the packet train at predetermined equal intervals. A receiving side device measures the time of arrival of each of the measurement packets constituting the packet train, and extracts as a valid packet a series of measurement packets at a location where a change in the measured time of arrival matches an arrival time change model having a predetermined pattern. A network available band is computed using a measurement packet, among a series of measurement packets having equal arrival times, that has a maximum packet size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Motohiro Suzuki, Yuki Ohno
  • Patent number: 10892860
    Abstract: There are provided a communication apparatus, method and system, and the communication apparatus, comprises: a transmitter configured to transmit a first data to a terminal and retransmit a second data to the terminal under a retransmission condition after transmitting the first data; and a circuitry configured to control a retransmission scheme for the retransmission of the second data based on at least one of a systematic bit degree and a preempted resource degree for the transmission of the first data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America
    Inventors: Lilei Wang, Hidetoshi Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10887046
    Abstract: Facilitating improved performance based on inferred user equipment device speed for advanced networks (e.g., 4G, 5G, 6G, and beyond) is provided herein. Operations of a system can comprise estimating a speed of a user equipment device based on a number of times that a layer indicator associated with the user equipment device changes during a defined period of time. The operations can also comprise selecting a multiple input transmission mode for a transmission to the user equipment device based on the speed of the user equipment device, resulting in a selected transmission mode. A closed loop multiple input transmission mode can be selected in response to the speed being below a defined speed. Alternatively, an open loop multiple input transmission mode can be selected in response to the speed being above the defined speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventor: SaiRamesh Nammi
  • Patent number: 10880439
    Abstract: Novel tools and techniques are provided for implementing management of routing across multiple voice or data networks with separate routing masters. In various embodiments, in response to receiving a request to establish a call between a calling party in a first network and a called party in a second network, a computing system might receive a first set of network information from a first routing database(s) that is operated by a first service provider and a second set of network information from a second routing database(s) that is operated by a second service provider separate from the first service provider; might analyze the received first and second sets of network information to generate a unified routing model for optimizing routing of the call through the first and second networks; and might establish the call through a selected optimized route based on the generated unified routing model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Level 3 Communications, LLC
    Inventors: Joseph A. Scivicque, Adam Uzelac
  • Patent number: 10880846
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for signal transmission, a network device and a terminal device. The method for signal transmission comprises: a network device sends a plurality of synchronization signals within one synchronization signal period; the terminal device detects the plurality of synchronization signals sent by the network device within one synchronization signal period; and the network device sends a broadcast channel corresponding to the plurality of synchronization signals or other signals, and the terminal device detects, according to the detected plurality of synchronization signals, the broadcast channel corresponding to the plurality of synchronization signals and sent by the network device, or other signals sent by the network device. By means of the method for signal transmission, the network device and the terminal device, the signal detection performance of the terminal device can be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventor: Hai Tang
  • Patent number: 10873378
    Abstract: A method and device for transmitting an uplink signal are provided. The method includes: determining, by a terminal device, a target downlink resource for transmitting a target downlink signal among a plurality of downlink resources; determining, by the terminal device, target uplink pre-coding information according to the target downlink resource and a predetermined corresponding relationship, wherein the predetermined corresponding relationship is a corresponding relationship between downlink resources and uplink pre-coding information; and transmitting, by the terminal device, an uplink signal according to the target uplink pre-coding information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventor: Hai Tang
  • Patent number: 10873377
    Abstract: In a first example embodiment, a control transmission portion of a mmWave communication is received at a user equipment. The control transmission portion is divided into a plurality of control transmission portion sub-regions, each sub-region scheduling a data transmission for a corresponding sub-region of a data transmission portion of the mmWave communication. Then a first of the control transmission portion sub-regions is demodulated and decoded. A receive analog antenna beamforming is armed according to the demodulated and decoded first of the control transmission portion sub-regions. Beamforming is performed on a first sub-region of the data transmission portion of the mmWave communication, the first sub-region of the data transmission portion corresponding to the first of the control transmission portion sub-regions. During the arming and performing, a second of the control transmission portion sub-regions is demodulated and decoded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Qian Cheng, Weimin Xiao, Jialing Liu
  • Patent number: 10869325
    Abstract: A user equipment (UE) may be categorized into one or more capability categories based on its ability to generate hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) responses within a predetermined delay or slot. HARQ timing management may consider a UE capability category that is UE dependent. The UE may provide a HARQ response different (i.e., advancing or delaying HARQ timing) than the specified or default HARQ response timing of the UE's category with some limitations and constraints. A constraint is a condition in which one or more operation parameters of the UE do not satisfy or meet a predetermined level or setting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Jing Jiang, Wanshi Chen, Naga Bhushan, Tingfang Ji, Peter Gaal, Joseph Binamira Soriaga, Li Zhu
  • Patent number: 10863529
    Abstract: A method for a device to perform a transmission in a wireless communication system, includes receiving a plurality of transmit power control (TPC) commands, determining a transmit power of a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) using one of the plurality of TPC commands, based on a corresponding PUSCH type, and transmitting the PUSCH using the determined transmit power, wherein each one of the plurality of TPC commands is related with a respective one of PUSCH types, and the PUSCH types are related with PUSCH lengths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Suckchel Yang, Kijun Kim, Joonkui Ahn, Hanbyul Seo, Ilmu Byun