Patents Examined by Marcos Batista
  • Patent number: 11564143
    Abstract: A method for cell management, a terminal, and a network-side device are provided. The method, applied to a terminal, includes: receiving configuration information sent by a network-side device, where the configuration information includes an evaluation period and a trigger condition for triggering the terminal to perform a cell management operation; and if the duration of satisfying the trigger condition is less than the evaluation period, skipping performing the cell management operation; and/or if the duration of satisfying the trigger condition is greater than or equal to the evaluation period, performing the cell management operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Inventor: Yumin Wu
  • Patent number: 11550022
    Abstract: A radio system is provided which comprises a radio receiver and a processing system, wherein the radio receiver is configured to detect radio signals transmitted from a radio transmitter on a plurality of frequency channels, and to measure respective signal strengths of the radio signals for each of the plurality of frequency channels. The processing system is configured to evaluate a measure of statistical dispersion of the respective signal strengths over the plurality of frequency channels, and to use the measure of statistical dispersion to determine information relating to a proximity of the radio transmitter to the radio receiver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Norbit ITS AS
    Inventor: Steinar Brede
  • Patent number: 11553389
    Abstract: This application provides a method for controlling a terminal to use a wireless network, a system, and a related device. The method includes: obtaining, by a network decision device, service information of a terminal, constructing network use indication information, and delivering the network use indication information to a network trigger device; and triggering, by the network trigger device based on the network use indication information, the terminal to use a wireless network corresponding to the service information. According to the method, an operator can assign, based on a service requirement of the operator, the terminal to use a specific wireless network, so that the terminal can use in time a wireless network that is consistent with a requirement of the operator. This helps improve network use efficiency for the operator, and can prevent a service of the terminal from being affected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Biao Zhang, Xuzu Shu, Jun Zuo, Wanling Ye
  • Patent number: 11546820
    Abstract: A User Equipment (UE) including a wireless transceiver and a controller is provided. The wireless transceiver performs wireless transmission and reception to and from a first cellular station and a second cellular station. The controller continues to send or receive UP data to or from the first cellular station via the wireless transceiver after receiving a handover command message for a handover of the UE from the first cellular station to the second cellular station, and receives a Radio Resource Control (RRC) request message from the second cellular station via the wireless transceiver after sending a handover complete message to the second cellular station. Also, the controller detaches from the first cellular station in response to receiving the RRC request message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Assignee: MEDIATEK INC.
    Inventors: Chun-Fan Tsai, Yuanyuan Zhang
  • Patent number: 11540188
    Abstract: In a terminal roaming steering method, a steering protocol supported by a terminal and a second AP are determined, and the terminal is steered, based on the steering protocol supported by the terminal, to roam from a first AP to the second AP.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Inventors: Fuqing Sun, Zhi Ma, Xiaofei Bai, Dewei Bao
  • Patent number: 11539792
    Abstract: A method and system are disclosed herein for accepting multimodal inputs and deriving synchronized and processed information. A reusable multimodal application is provided on the mobile device. A user transmits a multimodal command to the multimodal platform via the mobile network. The one or more modes of communication that are inputted are transmitted to the multimodal platform(s) via the mobile network(s) and thereafter synchronized and processed at the multimodal platform. The synchronized and processed information is transmitted to the multimodal application. If required, the user verifies and appropriately modifies the synchronized and processed information. The verified and modified information are transferred from the multimodal application to the visual application. The final result(s) are derived by inputting the verified and modified results into the visual application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: Gula Consulting Limited Liability Company
    Inventor: Ewald C. Anderl
  • Patent number: 11540162
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a wireless perception system energy and information transmission method of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) swarm, comprising: building a wireless perception system architecture based on multi-UAV energy supply, wherein the system comprises a plurality of wireless powered sensors and a UAV swarm, and each sensor establishes connection with a UAV based on random access to realize network construction; designing energy and information transmission protocols in the swarm and between the swarm and the sensors, designing a joint optimization algorithm and solving optimal system configuration to obtain optimal transmission strategies. The present invention firstly proposes a joint optimization method of multi-network power allocation, time slot design and beam forming under the condition of multi-UAV autonomous collaborative energy supply, and also provides an efficient and reliable communication means for autonomous cooperative control of the UAV swarm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: Jilin University
    Inventors: Fengye Hu, Chi Jin, Zhuang Ling, Zhi Mao, Ruozhou Lv, Wuliji Nashun, Zhijun Li
  • Patent number: 11540192
    Abstract: A method of initiating handover of a wireless device includes determining one or more of a low battery condition, a low power headroom, and a high buffer status of a wireless device. The wireless device can be attached to a first access node deploying multiple radio access technologies over a first coverage area. The method further includes identifying a second access node deploying a single radio access technology over a second coverage area encompassing a location of the wireless device, and initiating handover of the wireless device from the first access node to the second access node based at least in part on the one or more of the low battery condition, low power headroom, and high buffer status of the wireless device. Systems and devices relate to initiating handover of a wireless device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Inventor: Sreekar Marupaduga
  • Patent number: 11533668
    Abstract: In a mobile station which communicates with a base station corresponding to a serving cell that is a cell in which the mobile station is located, of a plurality of cells, an acquirer is configured to acquire a situation of movement of the mobile station. A changer is configured to change a criterion used to determine whether to switch a communication destination from a first base station corresponding to the serving cell to a second base station corresponding to an adjacent cell neighboring the serving cell, in response to the situation of movement of the mobile station acquired by the acquirer and a positional relationship between the serving cell and the adjacent cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Inventor: Osamu Yoshizumi
  • Patent number: 11523321
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for cell prioritization. Methods involve monitoring resource usage on a first cell and comparing the monitored resource usage on the first cell to a predetermined threshold. The method additionally includes receiving a connection request from a hybrid wireless device capable of communicating using the first RAT and the second RAT and assigning the hybrid wireless device to the second cell when the monitored resource usage on the first cell meets the predetermined threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Inventors: Roopesh Kumar Polaganga, Sreekar Marupaduga
  • Patent number: 11501004
    Abstract: A wireless face-to-face bilateral communication method between at least two users of a service provider, each having a token device, and at least one having a user-defined profile, comprising: between a sending token device and a receiving token device, transmitting unique electronic transaction tokens between a consenting sending party and a consenting or optionally consenting receiving party wherein said transaction tokens may be used for single use, party-approved after-contact, computer-network facilitated access to each other's profile.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Inventor: Daniel L. Coffing
  • Patent number: 11502711
    Abstract: A method that incorporates aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, obtaining, by a system comprising a processor, interference information associated with one or more physical resource blocks (PRBs) from each base station of a plurality of base stations. Further, the method can include determining, by the system, from the interference information a strategy for improving a PRB utilization of a first base station of the plurality of base stations. In addition, the method can include conveying, by the system, the strategy to at least one base station of the plurality of base stations. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventor: Amr Abdelmonem
  • Patent number: 11490308
    Abstract: Disclosed by the present invention are a method for switching between network elements and network element selection, user equipment (UE), network elements and a computer storage medium, the method comprising: initiating a request message to the network side, wherein the request message includes: information carrying a second network element at an AS layer, such that the network side can send the request message to a corresponding network element by means of the information of the second network element; the request message further includes: information carrying a first network element or a second network element at a NAS layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Inventors: Ning Yang, Jianhua Liu
  • Patent number: 11483744
    Abstract: A wireless communication method is provided to comprise: receiving, by a first computing device, a notification that a wireless communication device that has previously established a protocol data unit session via a first network access has registered for a second network access; and establishing, by the first computing device, one or more quality of service (QoS) flows for the protocol data unit session for the wireless communication device over the second network access by transmitting, to a second computing device, a message that includes information to associate the one or more quality of service (QoS) flows with the second network access, and wherein the first computing device is configured to carry out a session management function and the second computing device is configured to carry out an access and mobility management function.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: ZTE Corporation
    Inventors: Jinguo Zhu, Xingyue Zhou, Fei Lu, Shuang Liang
  • Patent number: 11475679
    Abstract: A road map generation system is provided that collects camera image data of road conditions captured during traveling of vehicles on roads and generates road map data based on the camera image data. The system performs image processing on the collected camera image data to convert into orthographic images and to combine the orthographic images to generate a combined image. The system extracts a defective portion of a road marking on a road from the combined image and performs a determination of whether the defective portion of the road marking is due to noise at the image processing of the image processing device or there is a defect in the real world. When the defective portion of the road marking is due to the noise at the image processing, the system performs a correction process of the road marking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Inventor: Toshio Nomura
  • Patent number: 11457497
    Abstract: A method applied to an application scenario in which the terminal device initiates connection reestablishment, comprises: selecting a first cell; when a radio access technology (RAT) of the first cell is the same as a RAT of a source cell, sending, a first message to a reselected radio access network device, and receiving a second message from the reselected radio access network device, wherein the second message is used to indicate the terminal device to establish a connection to the reselected radio access network device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Rui Wang, Mingzeng Dai, Qinghai Zeng
  • Patent number: 11454714
    Abstract: Provided is a secure ranging method capable of blocking access of a malicious user by preventing an attack by the malicious user when ranging is performed using an ultra-wideband (UWB). Also, provided is a method of increasing accuracy of ranging. A method of operating an electronic device for performing ranging by using a UWB in a wireless communication system includes: transmitting and receiving at least one frame for ranging, to and from at least one other electronic device; obtaining a first ranging value and a second ranging value, based on the at least one frame; and performing integrity checking, based on a result of comparing the first ranging value with the second ranging value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Inventors: Sehee Han, Seongah Jeong, Kangjin Yoon, Haeyoung Jun
  • Patent number: 11455334
    Abstract: A contest method and system include a sponsor displaying an advertisement accompanied by a contest invitation in association with a spectator event. An electronically geofenced perimeter of the spectator event to electronically submit affection-demonstrating digital images for contest participation, the affection-demonstrating digital images comprising at least one still image selected from a personal photograph, a family photograph, and a pet photograph portraying demonstrations of kissing, hugging, or otherwise conveying personal affection between at least two individuals or pets. Selecting a subset of the affection-demonstrating digital images, including augmented reality (AR) images, from spectators located within the electronically geofenced perimeter of the spectator event as candidates for entry into a voting stage of the contest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Inventors: Dana Richard Veitch, Bala Ganesh
  • Patent number: 11451924
    Abstract: A method for identifying a second mobile device in a vicinity of a first mobile device includes performing, by the first mobile device, determining distance information corresponding to a distance between the first mobile device and the second mobile device, determining angular information indicating an angle between a pointing direction of the first mobile device and the second mobile device, determining, based on the distance information and the angular information, that a location of the second mobile device lies within a first spatial region relative to the first mobile device, and providing a user interface that displays an icon corresponding to the second mobile device in a specified position on the user interface based on the location of the second mobile device being within the first spatial region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin A. Werner, Brent M. Ledvina, Merrick K. McCracken
  • Patent number: 11443207
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and apparatuses for determining feature importance of analytics data in predicting a response value include receiving data records, each data record including a response value and values of features associated with the response value; splitting the data records into datasets, each dataset including a part of the data records; generating a machine learning model using each of the datasets, the machine learning model outputting one or more predicting features having influence in predicting the response value for each of the datasets; determining an important feature based on the one or more predicting features; and generating report data indicating that a business metric associated with the important feature has the highest predicted influence among the features on predicting the response value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Inventors: Yasong Zhou, Wayne Decesaris, Esmat Zare