Patents Examined by Lester G. Kincaid
  • Patent number: 11910294
    Abstract: A method, computer-readable medium and system are presented for providing prioritized connectivity service based on geography using a HetNet Gateway (HNG). In one embodiment, the method includes specifying a location and time where an event will take place; specifying a User Equipment (UE) prioritization to be used for the event; generating a prioritization profile for the event; providing prioritization for the event based on the prioritization profile; and monitoring prioritization during the event and taking remedial actions when the prioritization performance is not met.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: Parallel Wireless, Inc.
    Inventor: Ketan Supanekar
  • Patent number: 11902861
    Abstract: An SMS-based dual mode content subscription system is disclosed. A first broadcast message associated with a subscription content source is received. A set of destination SMS addresses is determined, each destination SMS address associated with a different subscription to the subscription content source and corresponding to a different mobile device. An SMS message that includes the first broadcast message is sent to each destination SMS address, the SMS message identifying a same first sender SMS address. A reply SMS message is received from a first mobile device of a plurality of mobile devices, the reply SMS message being directed to the first sender SMS address and not being distributed to any other mobile device of the plurality of mobile devices. In response to the reply SMS message, a second SMS message that includes a first subscriber message is sent to only the first mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Advance Local Media LLC
    Inventors: Lawrence Donoghue, Harris Novick, Kevin Wong, David Cohn
  • Patent number: 11903088
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for maintaining connectivity with an eSIM device in a wireless network. For example, a probe signal can be initiated to determine the active profile of the eSIM device and compare the active profile of the eSIM device with the current information available in a data store. One or more data stores may be updated to reflect the active profile of the eSIM device. The system or methods may also determine if the active profile of the eSIM device should be disabled and a different profile associated with a different network enabled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Kapil Rajwar, Ram Kumar, Sayeed Nusrulla Sami, Shivkumar Pandurang Tavate
  • Patent number: 11877195
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to method and apparatus for cell reselection in wireless communications. According to an embodiment of the present disclosure, a method performed by a wireless device in a wireless communication system comprises performing a cell reselection to a cell at a first time point during a time duration; receiving, from the cell, information comprising a first time range and a weight related to the first time range; determining a mobility counter based on the weight related to the first time range, wherein a time length between the first time point and a second time point at which a previous cell reselection is performed during the time duration is within the first time range; and determining a mobility state of the wireless device based on the mobility counter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Oanyong Lee, Sunyoung Lee
  • Patent number: 11871393
    Abstract: Disclosed is a wireless communication station including an edge server configured to establish a wireless connection with a network and receive first and second data from the network, and a baseband radio configured to receive the first and second data from the edge server and convert the first and second data to first and second digital transmission data. The wireless communication station further includes first and second radio frequency (RF) front end modules removably attached to the baseband radio and operable in first and second frequency bands, respectively, and configured to receive the first and second digital transmission data, convert the first and second digital transmission data to first and second RF transmission data, and transmit the first and second RF transmission data. The edge server, the baseband radio, and the first and second RF front end modules are provided in the housing, and the first and second frequency bands are different.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: Fenix Group, Inc.
    Inventors: David Peterson, Stefan Schaner, Aaron Hoogland
  • Patent number: 11855328
    Abstract: Remote compensators for mobile devices are provided. In certain embodiments, a remote compensator includes a first balun, a cable-side circulator including an output that provides a transmit signal and an input that receives an amplified receive signal, a first phase shifter, a second phase shifter, a first antenna-side circulator, a second antenna-side circulator, a push-pull amplifier, and a receive amplifier that generates the amplified receive signal by amplifying a first receive signal from the first antenna-side circulator and a second receive signal from the second antenna-side circulator. The push-pull amplifier includes an input that receives the transmit signal, a first output connected to a first end of a winding of the first balun through the first antenna-side circulator and the first phase shifter, and a second output connected to a second end of the winding of the first balun through the second phase shifter and the second antenna-side circulator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
    Inventor: David Richard Pehlke
  • Patent number: 11843713
    Abstract: An apparatus, system and method (500) is disclosed. The method includes receiving (501) an identification of a called party and an identification of a first user equipment (UE) device (102a) of a calling party for establishing a communication between the calling party and the called party. The method includes based on the identification of the first UE device of the calling party, receiving (502) a list including a plurality of MSISDNs. The method includes selecting (503), based on the identification of the called party, a MSISDN of the plurality of MSISDNs as a caller-id for displaying on a second UE device (102b) associated with the called party. The method can further include displaying (504) the selected MSISDNs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: Skytell AG
    Inventor: Felix Vakhovsky
  • Patent number: 11812507
    Abstract: When a mobile wireless terminal device and a portable wireless terminal device perform wireless communication according to a second wireless communication scheme, the portable wireless terminal device receives a touch parameter from the mobile wireless terminal device. When the touch parameter does not indicate “touched”, the mobile wireless terminal device activates wireless communication according to a first wireless communication scheme, and the portable wireless terminal device suspends wireless communication according to the first wireless communication scheme. When the touch parameter indicates “touched”, the mobile wireless terminal device activates wireless communication according to the first wireless communication scheme, and the portable wireless terminal device activates wireless communication according to the first wireless communication scheme.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: JVCKENWOOD CORPORATION
    Inventors: Eiichi Hosono, Takashi Shimizu
  • Patent number: 11798401
    Abstract: A method for wireless transmission of data in a medical or dental system which has a foot control and at least two devices which can selectively be controlled wirelessly by the foot control, each device being assigned a specific identification code, wherein a controller provided in the foot control selects on the basis of data packets the device to which operating data are wirelessly transmitted, wherein each of the devices has its own data packet which comprises the specific identification code of the device and an individual rank assigned to this device of a ranking of the devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: W&H Dentalwerk Bürmoos GmbH
    Inventors: Bernhard Silberer, Michael Reiter
  • Patent number: 11787348
    Abstract: A vehicle interior panel includes an in-vehicle support substrate and a docking station for a mobile device. The docking station includes a top edge, a bottom wall, and a reception surface for the mobile device between the top edge and the bottom wall. The reception surface is pivotably attached with respect to the support substrate. A first portion of the bottom wall is configured to hold the mobile device, and a second portion of the bottom wall is configured to remain recessed within the support substrate when the docking station is in a tilted position. This structure for a docking station helps improve within vehicle integration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: Faurecia Interior Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Dessapt, Cedric Ketels
  • Patent number: 11792316
    Abstract: Improved approaches for users of electronic devices to communicate with one another are disclosed. The electronic devices have audio and/or textual output capabilities. The improved approaches can enable users to communicate in different ways depending on device configuration, user preferences, prior history, etc. In one embodiment, the communication between users is achieved by short audio or textual messages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: IpVenture, Inc.
    Inventors: C. Douglass Thomas, Peter P. Tong
  • Patent number: 11791865
    Abstract: Techniques to enable near field communication using electric field (E-field) are proposed. When the wavelength of a signal is long relative to the human body, the human body can behave as a conductive hollow cylinder. By capacitively coupling the human body with a transmitter and/or a receiver, the human body itself can be used as a communication medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventor: Anthony McFarthing
  • Patent number: 11771190
    Abstract: Disclosed is a foldable mobile phone case including a card storage structure including an upper body part, a lower body part, a card storage part having a structure recessed by a predetermined depth in the same shape as a card to be stored inside the lower body part and in which a card inlet port is formed at a position in contact with the upper body part, and a hinge cover part having a structure mounted to be rotatable in one side direction by a hinge structure at a lower end of the upper body part, is mounted to surround a hinge part of the mobile phone when the mobile phone is folded, and is rotated outward by a hinge structure and opens a hinge portion of the mobile phone when the mobile phone is unfolded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Inventor: Gwanggyu Yoon
  • Patent number: 11770150
    Abstract: Provided is a mobile phone shell with a camera protection device, comprising a mobile phone shell body, and further comprising a camera slide base fixed on the mobile phone shell body and a camera lens protection cover capable of sliding in the camera slide base; the camera slide base comprises two sliding slots arranged oppositely and positioning bulges arranged at two opposite ends in the sliding slot; and each side of the camera lens protection cover is provided with a positioning slot matched with the positioning bulge. The mobile phone shell achieves a function of protecting a mobile phone camera through an assembly structure of the camera lens protection cover and the camera slide base, thus preventing the camera from being scraped or smashed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignee: Shenzhen Yinhao Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Mou Feng
  • Patent number: 11770749
    Abstract: Managing a plurality of non-coordinated radio access networks (RANs) connected to the core network is provided by acquiring information indicating that a wireless communication device is connected to a base station in a first of the plurality of RANs, and information indicating a location of the wireless communication device, acquiring information identifying at least a second of the plurality of RANs to which the wireless communication device may connect based on the location of the wireless communication device, and information indicating available frequencies in the second RAN via which frequencies the wireless communication device is allowed to access a network being accessible by the mobility management node, said network being operated by an operator different from those operating the first and second RANs, and delivering the information identifying the second RAN and the information indicating available frequencies in the second RAN to the wireless communication device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Jari Vikberg, Tomas Hedberg, Filip Mestanov
  • Patent number: 11742890
    Abstract: Radio frequency (RF) communication systems with interference cancellation for coexistence are provided herein. In certain embodiments, an RF communication system includes a transmitter including a power amplifier that amplifies an RF transmit signal to generate an amplified RF transmit signal, a receiver including a low noise amplifier (LNA) that amplifies an RF receive signal, and an interference cancellation circuit. The interference cancellation circuit includes a filter that generates an analog interference cancellation signal based on filtering the amplified radio frequency transmit signal, a controllable phase circuit that provides a phase adjustment to the analog interference cancellation signal, and a controllable gain circuit that provides a gain adjustment to the analog interference cancellation signal. The interference cancellation circuit injects the analog interference cancellation signal into the LNA to compensate the receiver for interference arising from the transmitter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2023
    Assignee: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Anand Raghavan, David Richard Pehlke, Poul Olesen
  • Patent number: 11733736
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides the mobile termination protective shell, including: a shell body, a supporting plate, a supporting frame, an angle limiter, and an inner cover plate. Electronic product such as the mobile termination is arranged in an accommodating cavity of the shell body, and the inner cover plate is plugged into the through hole, The inner cover plate is in contact with the back of the mobile termination, and the supporting plate is rotated relative to the shell body around an axis in the through hole. At the same time, the supporting frame is rotated with the supporting plate around the axis, that is, a 360° supporting angle is obtained, which is adapted to more supporting angles and supporting scenarios. Furthermore, the angle limiter is located at the circumferential side wall of the supporting plate, which is used to limit the rotation angle of the supporting plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Inventor: Shubo Wang
  • Patent number: 11722861
    Abstract: One example method of operation may include one or more of identifying an incoming communication via a communication processing device, identifying communication source attributes associated with a communication source of the incoming communication, retrieving one or more communication routing conditions from a communication recipient profile associated with an intended recipient device identified by the incoming communication, and determining whether to route the incoming communication to the intended recipient device or an automated communication management device based on the communication source attributes and the one or more communication routing conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2023
    Assignee: FIRST ORION CORP.
    Inventors: Mark Himelfarb, Timothy Stalnaker
  • Patent number: 11716664
    Abstract: Managing a plurality of non-coordinated radio access networks (RANs) connected to the core network is provided by acquiring information indicating that a wireless communication device is connected to a base station in a first of the plurality of RANs, and information indicating a location of the wireless communication device, acquiring information identifying at least a second of the plurality of RANs to which the wireless communication device may connect based on the location of the wireless communication device, and information indicating available frequencies in the second RAN via which frequencies the wireless communication device is allowed to access a network being accessible by the mobility management node, said network being operated by an operator different from those operating the first and second RANs, and delivering the information identifying the second RAN and the information indicating available frequencies in the second RAN to the wireless communication device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2023
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Jari Vikberg, Tomas Hedberg, Filip Mestanov
  • Patent number: 11716666
    Abstract: This application relates to the field of communications technologies, and provides a cell handover method and an apparatus in a high-speed movement scenario, to resolve problems of a relatively high service drop rate and a relatively high re-establishment rate of a terminal device in the high-speed movement scenario.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2023
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tao Guo, Shujun Dang, Zhongjin Li, Chuan Li, Zhiyuan Hou