Patents Examined by N. Le
  • Patent number: 11956761
    Abstract: A method for assigning channels based on an Internet of Things (IoT) system includes: assigning a first channel to a first gateway, wherein the first gateway is any one of a plurality of gateways; sending a broadcast instruction to the first gateway, wherein the broadcast instruction is configured to instruct the first gateway to send broadcast information on the first channel; acquiring a set of first monitoring information, wherein the set of first monitoring information includes at least one piece of first monitoring information, which includes the broadcast information monitored on the first channel, and the first monitoring information comes from neighboring gateways of the first gateway; determining, based on the set of first monitoring information, a second gateway from the neighboring gateways of the first gateway; and assigning a second channel different from the first channel to the second gateway.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Inventors: Ying Zhang, Kai Zhao
  • Patent number: 11950136
    Abstract: This application discloses a load relocation method, apparatus, and a system. The method includes determining, by a communications network entity, a target access management entity for load relocation; and sending, to an access network entity, an identifier of an original access management entity and an identifier of the target access management entity or an address of the target access management entity with respect to the access network entity. The access network entity sends a message from a user equipment (UE) to the target access management entity based on the identifier of the original access management entity carried in the message from the UE. In the foregoing solution, signaling overheads in a load relocation process are reduced and load relocation efficiency is improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Fenqin Zhu, Wenfu Wu
  • Patent number: 11948071
    Abstract: An auto-tuning controller for improving a performance of a power amplifier system is provided. The controller includes an interface including input terminals and output terminals, the interface being configured to acquire input signal conditions of power amplifiers (PAs), a training circuit including a processor and a memory running and storing a Digital Doherty amplifier (DDA) controller (module), a DPD controller (module) and a DDA-DPD neural network (NN).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventors: Mouhacine Benosman, Rui Ma, Chouaib Kantana, Richard C Waters
  • Patent number: 11940979
    Abstract: A method for creating a standby database with read/write access capability while also maintaining a data consistency with a primary database, is provided. The method includes syncing the primary database with a physical standby mirror existing on the standby database, creating a first data compartment and a second data compartment on the standby database, separate from the physical standby mirror, applying a change made to the first data object on the primary database to the corresponding first data object on the physical standby mirror; and determining whether the change should be applied to the corresponding first data object stored on the first data compartment in accordance with data merge rules associated with the first data compartment and the second data compartment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Kyndryl, Inc.
    Inventors: Viren D. Parikh, Ramesh C. Pathak, Suryanarayana K. Rao
  • Patent number: 11936553
    Abstract: A method is disclosed for autonomously routing data using in a peer-to-peer computer network includes automatically updating a peer-to-peer computer network. The method includes automatically sending pulse messages from a first node to neighbor nodes and candidate nodes, receiving return pulses by the first node from at least some of the neighbor nodes and the candidate nodes, calculating round-trip times (RTTs) between the first node and the neighbor nodes or the candidate nodes based on the pulse messages and the return pulses, sorting the nodes in the neighbor nodes and the candidate nodes into orbital bins based on RTTs, and automatically selecting and adding a node from one of the orbital bins based on the RTTs to updated neighbor nodes for the first node, and routing data from the first node to a second node via a relay node in the peer-to-peer computer network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: Syntropy Network Limited
    Inventors: Andrejus Mikonis, Vytautas Jurenas, Jonas Simanavicius
  • Patent number: 11936597
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a communication method and system for converging a 5th-Generation (5G) communication system for supporting higher data rates beyond a 4th-Generation (4G) system with a technology for Internet of Things (IoT). The present disclosure may be applied to intelligent services based on the 5G communication technology and the IoT-related technology, such as smart home, smart building, smart city, smart car, connected car, health care, digital education, smart retail, security and safety services. A method of introducing a new dormant bandwidth part (BWP) and operating the dormant BWP in units of BWPs (bandwidth part-level) is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Donggun Kim, Jaehyuk Jang
  • Patent number: 11936462
    Abstract: An architecture to reduce or eliminate uplink interference induced by aerial user equipment (UE) when aerial UE is introduced into groups of terrestrial based UE operating in terrestrial fourth generation (4G) long term evolution (LTE), fifth generation (5G) networks. A method can comprise determining a number of terrestrial based user equipment impacted by uplink interference caused by uplink transmissions associated with aerial user equipment, wherein the aerial user equipment and the terrestrial based user equipment are controlled by serving cell equipment; determining an enclosed area that bounds the number of terrestrial based user equipment; and initiating a carrier aggregation process on the aerial user equipment, wherein the carrier aggregation divides the uplink transmissions associated with the aerial user equipment over a group of serving cell equipment included in the enclosed area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignees: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P., AT&T Technical Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel Vivanco, David Ross Beppler, Slawomir Stawiarski
  • Patent number: 11937101
    Abstract: System and methods for managing a Wi-Fi network of a plurality of Wi-Fi networks from a cloud-based Network Operations Control (NOC) dashboard include, subsequent to creating an account for a user of the Wi-Fi network, receiving data associated with the Wi-Fi network from the one or more access points; providing a display associated with the Wi-Fi network based on the data, wherein the display comprises a network topology and one or more tabs providing information related to operation of the Wi-Fi network; updating the display based on one or more inputs received, wherein the updating updates one or more of the network topology and the one or more tabs; and performing one or more operations via the NOC dashboard to one of manage, control, and troubleshoot the Wi-Fi network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: PLUME DESIGN, INC.
    Inventors: Evan Rusackas, Robert Miller, Patrick Li, Adam Hotchkiss, Aman Singla, William McFarland
  • Patent number: 11937185
    Abstract: This disclosure provides systems, methods, and devices for wireless communication that support a shared transmission power control (TPC) for uplink data and control channels. In a first aspect, a method includes a user equipment (UE) receiving a TPC command in downlink control messages from a serving base station. Each TPC command includes a power correction indicator. The UE may then apply an accumulation of power correction indicators received in the downlink control messages to an adjustment state associated with a transmit power of an of uplink control channel and an uplink data channel. The UE transmits to an uplink receive point, the uplink control or data channel according to the transmit power adjusted by the accumulation of power correction indicators applied to the adjustment state. Other aspects and features are also claimed and described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Mostafa Khoshnevisan, Yitao Chen, Xiaoxia Zhang
  • Patent number: 11926212
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) antenna, a broadcast receiving antenna, a speaker, and an Audio/Video/Navigation (AVN) device electrically connected to the GNSS antenna, the broadcast receiving antenna, and the speaker, and the AVN device is configured to obtain a broadcast signal from the broadcast receiving antenna, receive a GNSS signal from the GNSS antenna, demodulate the broadcast signal into an acoustic signal, and remove a noise mixed in the acoustic signal based on an intensity of the GNSS signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Inventors: Sang Heun Lee, Dongjin Kim
  • Patent number: 11930380
    Abstract: System and methods include obtaining data, over the Internet, associated with a plurality of Wi-Fi networks each Wi-Fi network having one or more access points and each Wi-Fi network being associated with a customer of one or more service providers; aggregating and filtering the data; analyzing the aggregated and filtered data for the network condition of each of the plurality of customers of one or more service providers; determining an internet service provider (ISP) outage based on a plurality of factors; and performing one of a plurality of resolution or notification actions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: PLUME DESIGN, INC.
    Inventors: Yusuke Sakamoto, Yoseph Malkin, Sachin Vasudeva, Nipun Agarwal
  • Patent number: 11924884
    Abstract: Various aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communication. In some aspects, a user equipment (UE) may receive, from a base station, a random access channel (RACH) occasion (RO) configuration that includes information related to ordered preamble resources. The UE may generate a preamble resource index according to various parameters selected based on the RO configuration information that relates to the ordered preamble resources. The UE may generate an uplink RACH message that includes a preamble based at least in part on the preamble resource index and a payload associated with a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) resource unit (PRU) mapped to the preamble resource index. After decoding the uplink RACH message, the base station may send a response message including scrambled downlink control information (e.g., based on a scrambling identifier or payload information associated with the uplink RACH message). Numerous other aspects are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Jing Lei, Wanshi Chen, Peter Gaal
  • Patent number: 11917560
    Abstract: In aspects, a user equipment (UE) forms groups of overlapping uplink transmissions among component carriers (CCs), and moves in time all uplink transmissions within a group, except an earliest transmission, to align leading edges. The UE then determines, for each uplink transmission, if a joint timeline is satisfied, and allocates total transmission power depending on whether the timeline is satisfied for all uplink transmissions. In aspects, a base station transmits, to a UE, a transmit power configuration that identifies a reserved power for uplink transmissions of cell groups. The base station then transmits, to the UE, an uplink grant or configuration that identifies a transmission power for a cell group in excess of its reserved power, and receives, from the UE, uplink transmissions that exhibit an allocation of total transmission power according to the reserved power and the transmission power for the cell group in excess of the reserved power.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Seyedkianoush Hosseini, Xiao Feng Wang, Peter Gaal
  • Patent number: 11910339
    Abstract: A system and a method for performing uplink (UL) time synchronization in non-terrestrial networks (NTN) include Performing Downlink (DL) synchronization SSB signals. At least one information is received by a UE 102 from an NTN BS 104. A location information of a satellite is obtained using the at least one information received by the UE 102. Location of the UE 102 is estimated using one of GNSS receiver of the UE 102 and by processing at least one reference signal received by the UE 102 from multiple NTN-BS 104, using at least one multilateration technique and RTK. Timing Advance (TA) estimate is determined using the location of the satellite and location of the UE 102. TA applied is determined using the TA estimate and TA margin. PRACH is transmitted based on the TA applied and an information related to the TA applied is reported to the NTN-BS 104. Residual TA is estimated using the reported information related to the TA applied and the detected PRACH.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Inventors: Abhijeet Abhimanyu Masal, Priyanka Dey, Sunil Kaimalettu, Jeniston Deviraj Klutto Milleth, Bhaskar Ramamurthi
  • Patent number: 11902925
    Abstract: A control method of a distributed antenna system (DAS) including a baseband modem, according to one embodiment, may comprise the steps of: calculating frequency offsets for each RF path in the baseband modem; controlling an oscillator clock of a central unit (CU) on the basis of an average of the frequency offsets; determining an operation mode of the baseband modem; and controlling oscillator clocks of each distributed unit (DU) on the basis of the frequency offsets for each RF path when the operation mode of the baseband modem is a tracking mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Inventors: Jeongin Kim, Dongsun Lee
  • Patent number: 11901649
    Abstract: Various embodiments disclosed in the present document relate to, an antenna switch for operating in a communication network supporting carrier aggregation (CA), and an electronic device comprising same. According to one embodiment, a method for operating an electronic device having an antenna, the antenna being capable of communicating with an external electronic device via a plurality of frequency bands, may be provided, the method for operating the electronic device comprising the operations of, determining whether a communication mode of the electronic device is a CA mode, searching for a cell supporting a max data throughput speed, checking an antenna mode in a current state, and determining whether the antenna mode in the current state is an antenna mode for satisfying a frequency band assigned to the cell supporting the max data throughput speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Inventors: Wonsub Lim, Doil Ku, Hyoseok Na
  • Patent number: 11888660
    Abstract: A band filter (100, 200) for filtering a discrete time series signal (110) is provided. The band filter (100, 200) includes an input frequency shifter (120, 220) configured to frequency down shift the discrete time series signal (110, 210) to provide a frequency down shifted discrete time series signal (120a, 220a), a regression based zero frequency centered band filter (130, 230) communicatively coupled to the input frequency shifter (120, 220), the regression based zero frequency centered band filter (130. 230) being configured to filter the frequency down shifted discrete time series signal (120a, 220a) to provide a filtered and frequency down shifted discrete time series signal (130a, 230a), and an output frequency shifter (140, 240) communicatively coupled to the regression based zero frequency centered band filter (130, 230), the output frequency shifter (140, 240) being configured to frequency up shift the filtered and frequency down shifted discrete time series signal (130a, 230a).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
    Inventor: John Clark Hubbert
  • Patent number: 11876617
    Abstract: A method for automatic management of a wireless access point includes (a) changing a minimum modulation coding scheme of the wireless access point from a first minimum modulation coding scheme to a second minimum modulation coding scheme; (b) determining a first change in performance of the wireless access point in response to changing the minimum modulation coding scheme; and (c) in response to the first change in performance of the wireless access point meeting a first threshold condition, continuing to operate the wireless access point in the second minimum modulation coding scheme.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventors: John C. Bahr, Lili Hervieu, Joshua F. Redmore
  • Patent number: 11868323
    Abstract: Orchestrated disaster recovery is provided in which replication volumes are automatically configured as part of a failover procedure. An example method includes obtaining replication volume configuration information identifying configuration of a replication volume in a data replication relationship in which data is replicated from a replication source to a replication target. The replication volume is configured for the replication source and replication volume remains at least partially non-configured for the replication target during data replication from the replication source to the replication target. Based on an indication of failover, the obtained configuration information is used in automatically configuring the replication volume for the replication target in preparation for use by application(s) of the replication target site. Automatically configuring includes configuring, for the replication volume, a volume group and a mount point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: KYNDRYL, INC.
    Inventors: Ozan A. Akyureklier, Ramandeep S. Arora, Richard Edwin Harper
  • Patent number: 11863154
    Abstract: A suspended device structure comprises a substrate, a cavity disposed in a surface of the substrate, and a device suspended entirely over a bottom of the cavity. The device is a piezoelectric device and is suspended at least by a tether that physically connects the device to the substrate. The tether has a non-linear centerline. A wafer can comprise a plurality of suspended device structures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: X-Celeprint Limited
    Inventors: António José Marques Trindade, Lei Liu, Ronald S. Cok