Patents Examined by Marcos Batista
  • 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
  • Patent number: 11432218
    Abstract: A converged network device: receives a handover requirement from a first access device in a first network, where the handover requirement carries an identifier of a second access device in a second network or an identity of a tracking area served by the second access device; determines, based on the identifier of the second access device or the identity of the tracking area served by the second access device, that the second access device is managed by the converged network device; sends a handover request to the second access device, where the handover request is used to request the second access device to prepare a related resource for the terminal; sends a handover command to the first access device, where the handover command is used to instruct to hand over the terminal to the second access device; and receives a handover notification from the second access device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jing Chen, Ruchuan Du, Caixia Qi
  • Patent number: 11425654
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for receiving a paging signal in a wireless communication system, and a device therefor, the method comprising the steps of: determining index information indicating a wake up signal (WUS) resource; and monitoring a WUS on the basis of the determined index information, wherein, when a user equipment (UE) supports machine type communication (MTC), the index information indicating the WUS resource is determined on the basis of identification information of the UE, parameters related to a discontinuous reception (DRX) cycle of the UE, information related to the number of paging narrowbands, and information related to the number of UE groups for the WUS.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Seunggye Hwang, Changhwan Park, Joonkui Ahn, Sukhyon Yoon
  • Patent number: 11405850
    Abstract: The present invention provides an access control method in user equipment and user equipment. The present invention is capable of avoiding meaningless connection requests of RNAU, so as to improve the utilization efficiency of communication resources. The access control method in user equipment includes: if a result of access control check indicates that access is barred, then starting an access barring timer; and if it is considered that the access barring timer is in a non-running state, then determining, according to at least one of conditions, whether to trigger RAN Notification Area Updating (RNAU), where the conditions are as follows: whether a current connected state of the UE is an inactive state; whether an RNAU timer started when the UE enters the inactive state is in an running state; whether a cell in which the UE currently resides belongs to a RAN Notification Area (RNA).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignees: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, FG Innovation Company Limited
    Inventors: Chongming Zhang, Renmao Liu
  • Patent number: 11399091
    Abstract: A provider computing system provides a mobile banking application to a user mobile device. The mobile banking application is configured to activate a contextual provider location mode when the user enters a provider location. The contextual provider location mode presents a plurality of modifications to both appearance and operation of the mobile banking application. Each modification is in response to an analysis performed by a context circuit of the mobile banking application. The modifications serve to facilitate the user's experience at the provider, enabling the user to perform their intended tasks in an easier more efficient manner. Additional data pertaining to the user's tasks and behavior are further categorized and transmitted back to the provider, enabling further accuracy and improvements during subsequent visits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
    Inventors: Nathan Coles, Darren Goetz, Uma Meyyappan, Dennis Montenegro, Steve Perez, Debarchana Roy
  • Patent number: 11394482
    Abstract: Various embodiments comprise systems, methods, architectures, mechanisms and apparatus for managing service provider network nodes in a converged network by inserting mobile network UE information into WiFi network communications such that a WiFi control entity may, in response to determining that the UE-inserted information is indicative of a jamming condition at a Citizens Broadband Radio Service Devices (CBSDs) providing mobile network services to the UE, communicate the identification of such UE to various provider equipment such that CBSDs experiencing jamming signals may be identified and mitigation steps taken.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Inventors: Volkan Sevindik, Haider Syed
  • Patent number: 11393048
    Abstract: Systems and methods for open social networks configured for a location or a region. The social networks are accessible to all users. In one aspect, user quantities or post quantities of each social network are displayed on a map. In another aspect, a user continuously receives content presented at a social network which has the most participants. In yet another aspect, a part of advertising revenues is used to incentivize users who post a popular content item.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Inventor: Chian Chiu Li
  • Patent number: 11386453
    Abstract: This disclosure provides aspects and embodiments of methods, services, and platforms for prompting users with a zero account balance to send a callback message to a contact informing the contact that the user cannot call them and asking the contact to call the user. This disclosure further provides location determining platforms and rewards platforms for users.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: OnePIN, Inc.
    Inventors: Feyzi Celik, Marcin Nowak
  • Patent number: 11375426
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for a mobility mechanism in the scenario including both enhanced packet core (“EPC”) and 5GC are disclosed. One method of a UE comprising receiving system information including a cell list from an eNB/ng-eNB, wherein, the cell list includes an identifier of a cell connected to EPC or an identifier of a cell connected to 5GC. Further, the identifier is a Physical Cell Identifier (“PCI”) of the cell, and the cell indicated in the cell list includes a serving cell for the UE and/or one or more neighbour cells of the serving cell. Further, the eNB/ng-eNB from which the system information is received can be the eNB/mg-eNB managing the serving cell for the UE or the eNB/mg-eNB managing the neighbour cells of the serving cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Lianhai Wu, Jing Han, Haiming Wang, Zhuoyun Zhang
  • Patent number: 11368814
    Abstract: Techniques for tracking an evacuation of a location in an environment that utilizes physical tokens to prove physical presence at the location are presented. The techniques include receiving data representing of subordinates of an evacuation facilitator; receiving physical token based location status information for at least one of the subordinates, where the physical token based location status information is based on electronic readings of the physical tokens; determining based on the physical token based location status information, a physical presence status at the location for the at least one of the subordinates; receiving evacuation status information for each of the at least one of the subordinates that has a physical presence status that indicates a presence at the location; and recording the evacuation status information for each of the at least one of the subordinates that has a physical presence status that indicates a presence at the location.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Inventors: Jeffrey C. Johnson, Leonetta J. Jackson, Srinivasa R. Chappidi, Dongni S. Growney, Bijai T. Nidhiri, Danny Tan, Jini J. Thokalath, Gang Yin
  • Patent number: 11368888
    Abstract: A mobile communication system comprises a user equipment configured to perform a radio communication with a mobile communication network, a plurality of nodes including a proxy target node provided on the mobile communication network and configured to execute a proxy process of executing a calculation process of an application used by the user equipment on behalf of the user equipment. The switching information used for a switching process switching the proxy target node from a first node to a second node is notified to at least one of the first node, the second node, and the user equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventor: Masato Fujishiro
  • Patent number: 11368529
    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: September 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: Gula Consulting Limited Liability Company
    Inventor: Ewald C. Anderl
  • Patent number: 11363513
    Abstract: A mechanism for controlling service of a user equipment device (UE), including (i) predicting that the UE will move sequentially through multiple zones of coverage of an access node that operates on a different respective set of one or more frequency bands in each zone of coverage and that has a respective radio-frequency (RF) circuitry quality as to each frequency band, (ii) based on the predicting, determining an RF-circuitry-quality score of the access node as an aggregate of the RF-circuitry-qualities of the access node as to the frequency bands on which the access node operates in the multiple zones of coverage through which the UE is predicted to move, and (iii) before the predicted movement of the UE through the multiple zones of coverage occurs, proactively using the determined RF-circuitry-quality score of the access node as a basis to control whether the UE is served by the access node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Sprint Spectrum L.P.
    Inventor: Sreekar Marupaduga
  • Patent number: 11356916
    Abstract: An access point that provides a transition recommendation is described. This access point may provide a first WLAN having a first capability. During operation, the access point may associate with the electronic device. Moreover, the access point may determine that the electronic device has a second capability that is different from the first capability. For example, the first capability may include compatibility with a first IEEE 802.11 standard and the second capability may include compatibility with a second IEEE 802.11 standard. Next, the access point may provide the transition recommendation addressed to the electronic device based at least in part on the difference in the first capability and the second capability, where the transition recommendation recommends that the electronic device transition from the first WLAN to a second WLAN that has the second capability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventors: Peter G. Khoury, Wen Chen, Wenge Ren
  • Patent number: 11350344
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for cell barring in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes determining whether system information block type 1 (SIB1) is acquired from a cell, considering the cell as barred, if the acquiring the SIB1 fails, determining whether the cell is a licensed cell or an unlicensed cell and excluding the cell and other cells on a same frequency with the cell as a candidate for cell selection or reselection for a pre-defined period, if the cell is a licensed cell and cell selection or reselection to intra-frequency cells is not allowed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Anil Agiwal
  • Patent number: 11349558
    Abstract: Aspects of the disclosure provide an antenna system for a high-altitude platform (HAP). The antenna system may include a central panel including a first set of antenna elements. The antenna system may also include a plurality of auxiliary panels arranged around the central panel and at an angular offset from the central panel. Each auxiliary panel of the set of auxiliary panels may include a second plurality of antenna elements. The first plurality of antenna elements may be configured to provide network coverage within a first area having a first radius and each of the second sets of antenna elements are configured to provide network coverage within a second area beyond the first radius.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: SoftBank Corp.
    Inventors: Sharath Ananth, Cyrus Behroozi, Sergey Vichik
  • Patent number: 11348140
    Abstract: A computing system is configured to receive location data from a wireless device of a user. Upon receiving a search request from the wireless device, the computing system utilizes the location data to determine one or more likely travel routes of the user of the wireless device. In response to the search request, the computing system may select one or more establishments based on the likely travel routes and location data associated with the one or more establishments. The computing system may further transmit to the wireless device information associated with the selected one or more establishments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: Meta Platforms, Inc.
    Inventor: James David Busch
  • Patent number: 11343738
    Abstract: A wireless communication technique includes sending, from a target wireless node to a source wireless node, a message to start a handover process, wherein the message includes an identification of a wireless device and an indication field, and transmitting, upon receiving a handover request during the handover process, a message to the wireless device to resume reconnection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: ZTE Corporation
    Inventors: Wenting Li, He Huang
  • Patent number: 11343674
    Abstract: Described are call handling methods performed by a carrier network or client stations. A method performed by a carrier network includes designating rules for call handling for an account, receiving first and second voice calls for the account, wherein the voice calls may be either an incoming calls or originated calls and handling the first and second voice calls for the account based on the rules. A method performed by a client station includes receiving a first invitation to a first call, responding to the first invitation causing the first call to be active, receiving a second invitation to a second call while the first call remains active and responding to the second invitation causing the second call to be active and the first call to be on hold, the client station is prevented from originating a call when one call is active and one call is on hold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Arun Mathias, Najeeb Abdulrahiman, Teck Yang Lee, Ajoy Singh, Vikram Yerrabommanahalli, Rohan Malthankar
  • Patent number: 11337086
    Abstract: Systems and methods for Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) optimized steering in Wi-Fi networks. The present disclosure contemplates operation in a multiple access point network utilizing OFDMA technology, e.g., IEEE 802.11ax, where clients are connected to the access points considering the effect on OFDMA operation depending on where the clients are connected. That is, the present disclosure considers OFDMA operation in the context of optimization in a distributed or multiple access point network. The optimization decision is based on capabilities of client devices and/or the access points, including OFDMA capability, MIMO capability, channel capability, etc. The optimization decision is used to select where client devices should connect, and optimization factors may include individual device throughput, joint load throughput (system capacity), fairness, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: Plume Design, Inc.
    Inventor: William J. McFarland