Patents Examined by Philip Sobutka
  • Patent number: 10845458
    Abstract: Disclosed, among other things is a wide area direction finding system comprising multiple radio frequency (RF) receiving units and a display computer. The RF receiving units may be in different geographic areas to make use of triangulation to precisely locate a target, allowing for increased area coverage and accuracy when locating a target. Locating a target may draw from real-time information using a “live mode,” or from a past event using a “history mode” on the display computer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Inventor: Jay Schmierer
  • Patent number: 10847856
    Abstract: A technology for a dual-common port multi-bandpass filter is described. The dual-common port multi-bandpass filter can include two or more analog filters. The dual-common port multi-bandpass filter can include a first common port coupled to an input of each of the two or more analog filters, where each analog filter can be configured to filter one or more frequency bands. The dual-common port multi-bandpass filter can include a second common port coupled to an output of each of the two or more analog filters. Each input of each of the two or more analog filters can be impedance matched with the first common port. Each output of each of the two or more analog filters can be impedance matched with the second common port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Wilson Electronics, LLC
    Inventors: Chris Ashworth, Patrick Cook
  • Patent number: 10827436
    Abstract: Provided are n antennas and n power change units; a power control unit; a power change management unit managing a common power change amount and an individual power change amount; a common power notification unit notifying the power control unit of the common power change amount in accordance with a target terminal; an individual power notification unit notifying the power control unit in advance of the individual power change amount in accordance with the each terminal at a prescribed timing, in which the power control unit stores the individual power change amount in a storage unit, and performs control of power changing by adding up the common power change amount in accordance with the target terminal, which is notified from the common power notification unit, and the individual power change amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoki Murakami, Koichi Ishihara, Yasushi Takatori, Hirantha Abeysekera, Mamoru Akimoto
  • Patent number: 10820164
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a management unit, a receiver, and a display controller. The management unit is configured to manage association information in which a user and a group to which the user belongs are associated with each other. The receiver is configured to receive a change of the association information. The display controller configured to control group change information to be displayed to the user. The group change information indicate contents of a group change that the receiver estimates in response to receipt of the association information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kazuya Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10813103
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for managing spectrum in a CBRS network to provide services to user equipment devices located at a customer's premises. In various embodiments, the customer premises has no landline connection. An exemplary method embodiment includes the steps of: receiving, by the CBRS CPE base station, over the air from each of a plurality of Citizens Broadband Radio Service Fixed Wireless Access (CBRS FWA) tower base stations a reference signal; selecting, based on the strength of each of the received reference signals, a primary CBRS FWA tower base station from the plurality of CBRS FWA tower base stations; establishing, by the CBRS CPE base station, a wireless communications link connection with the CBRS FWA tower base station selected as the primary CBRS FWA tower base station; reserving, by the CBRS CPE base station, an amount of spectrum for communicating with one or more auxiliary CBRS FWA tower base stations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Charter Communications Operating, LLC
    Inventors: Volkan Sevindik, Perwaiz Akhtar, Haider Syed
  • Patent number: 10785544
    Abstract: Provided is an image acquisition apparatus according to an embodiment of the disclosure for performing wireless Internet communication. The image acquisition apparatus stores a service set identifier (SSID) of a specific access point, stores in a memory files of a video, which are acquired by photographing, and uploads the files, which are stored in the memory, to a monitoring device through the specific access point when the SSID is detected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Joon Sung Lee, Min Suk Sung, Dong Seong Kim
  • Patent number: 10779246
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for dynamically controlling an RxSOP threshold of an access point. In some examples, a current RxSOP threshold of an access point of a plurality of access points in a network environment providing wireless access to network services is determined. Wireless characteristics of one or more clients and the plurality of access points associated with the access point can be identified. Specifically, wireless characteristics of the one or more client and the plurality of access points in wirelessly providing and accessing the network services through the network environment are identified. The current RxSOP threshold of the access point can be dynamically modulated based on the wireless characteristics of the one or more clients and the plurality of access points.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Bo Chen, Apurv Bhartia, Derrick Pallas
  • Patent number: 10779242
    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. The present disclosure provides a method and a device of power control for a Uu uplink transmission and a V2X transmission. Specifically, the present disclosure provides a method for determining the transmission power based on the circumstance of synchronous/asynchronous carriers, a minimum time delay of preparing the transmission power of the V2X and Uu uplink transmission, and an actual time delay of V2X from a resource reselection to a transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Yi Wang, Yingyang Li, Shichang Zhang
  • Patent number: 10779240
    Abstract: Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communication. In some aspects, a wireless communication device may receive one or more downlink control information (DCI) transmissions including a plurality of transmit power control (TPC) commands. The plurality of TPC commands may relate to an uplink channel transmit power for a plurality of uplink beam-pairs. The wireless communication device may determine the uplink channel transmit power for the plurality of uplink beam-pairs based at least in part on the plurality of TPC commands. Numerous other aspects are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Sony Akkarakaran, Tao Luo, Makesh Pravin John Wilson, Xiao feng Wang, Kaushik Chakraborty, Shengbo Chen
  • Patent number: 10772046
    Abstract: A method for performing a power scaling is discussed. The method performed by a user equipment (UE) includes determining, by the UE configured with dual connectivity to a first cell group and a second cell group, a first power for transmitting a first uplink channel on a first subframe toward the first cell group; determining a second power for transmitting a second uplink channel on a second subframe toward the second cell group; and scaling down the second power for transmitting the second uplink channel if a maximum power is exceeded, wherein the first uplink channel includes a first physical random access channel (PRACH), wherein the second uplink channel includes a second PRACH, and wherein the scaling down is performed if the first subframe is overlapped with the second subframe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Daesung Hwang, Yunjung Yi, Joonkui Ahn, Suckchel Yang
  • Patent number: 10772047
    Abstract: A terminal device includes a processor circuitry and a receiver. The processor circuitry is configured to perform dual connectivity with a cell group and a different cell group, and to control transmission power sharing between the cell group and the different cell group. The receiver is configured to receive a signal on the cell group and the different cell group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hongyang Chen, Jianming Wu, Tsuyoshi Shimomura
  • Patent number: 10763581
    Abstract: A router includes a housing, a printed circuit board disposed within the housing, a cellular module disposed within the housing and electrically connected to the printed circuit board, the cellular module being configured to enable connection to a mobile broadband network, at least one antenna terminal formed in the housing for connecting an external antenna to the cellular module, and a switch associated with the at least one antenna terminal, the switch being configured to automatically switch from an internal antenna of the router to the external antenna when the external antenna is connected to the router via the at least one antenna terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: VENTUS IP HOLDINGS, LLC
    Inventor: Keith Charette
  • Patent number: 10756780
    Abstract: An illustrative embodiment disclosed herein is a satellite including a transceiver, a first antenna, a second antenna, and a switch to enable only the first antenna by electrically coupling the first antenna to the transceiver responsive to a satellite constellation having less than a threshold number of satellites and enable only the second antenna by electrically coupling the second antenna to the transceiver responsive to the satellite constellation having greater than the threshold number of satellites.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: TOTUM LABS, INC.
    Inventors: Theodore Jon Myers, Matthew Zacchariah Hughes
  • Patent number: 10757603
    Abstract: To avoid congestion and an overload at the time of data transmission from an IoT device to a wireless network, at least one gateway apparatus is controlled to execute a gateway function at a first timing at a first position, collect data from a plurality of devices present near the first position, and transmit aggregated data to a base station, and to execute the gateway function at a second timing different from the first timing at a second position different from the first position, collect data from a plurality of devices present near the second position, and transmit aggregated data to the base station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Akira Kamei, Toru Yamada, Masahiro Serizawa, Kyoji Hirata, Yumiko Okuyama, Satoshi Hasegawa, Masashi Shimoma
  • Patent number: 10743264
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices for wireless communications are described. A user equipment (UE) may identify an indication of an amount of remaining energy for the UE. In some cases, the UE may identify an indication of a temperature of the UE. In some cases, the UE may determine a constraint indicator based on the amount of remaining energy for the UE or the temperature of the UE. The UE may then transmit the constraint indicator to a base station via physical layer signaling. According to another embodiment, the UE may determine an alternative transmission mode based on the amount of remaining energy for the UE or the temperature of the UE. The UE may then transmit an indicator of the alternative transmission mode to the base station via physical layer signaling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Vasanthan Raghavan, Juergen Cezanne, Wooseok Nam, Tao Luo, Junyi Li
  • Patent number: 10743266
    Abstract: A communication method implemented by a terminal device includes: determining whether a power lower than a target transmission power of a first channel or signal is allowed to be used to transmit the first channel or signal during a first period within a time unit, wherein the transmission power available to transmit the first channel or signal during the first period is different with at least one of other periods within the time unit; determining a current transmit power to be used to transmit the first channel or signal during the first period based on the transmission power available when the power lower than the target transmission power is allowed to be used to transmit the first channel or signal during the first period; transmitting the first channel or signal during the first period with the current transmit power.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventor: Yanan Lin
  • Patent number: 10734719
    Abstract: A low-PIM cable support rail assembly includes a metal strut extending in a longitudinal direction positioned within a potential PIM reactive zone of a cellular base station antenna. A channel runner assembly slidably engaged with the strut includes a low-PIM a low-PIM spacer and a low-PIM channel runner block that includes a captured rod anchor, such as a nut or bolt head, engaged with a threaded rod. A compression nut engaged with the threaded rod releasably pinches strut rails between the low-PIM channel runner block and the low-PIM spacer to secure the channel runner assembly at a desired position along the strut. The low-PIM channel runner block and low-PIM spacer prevent metal-to-metal contact when the compression nut is tightened to secure the channel runner assembly to the strut. A cable support block or other component may be spaced apart from the strut along the threaded rod.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: ConcealFab Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas Bell, Steve Rogers
  • Patent number: 10736045
    Abstract: Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to methods and apparatus for uplink power control using communications systems operating according to new radio (NR) technologies. For example, a method for wireless communication by a base station includes providing power control parameters, to at least one user equipment (UE), for use in performing uplink transmit power control for one or more uplink transmissions sent using one or more uplink transmit beams, signaling the UE to set or reset one or more of the power control parameters, and transmitting one or more reference signals (RSs) using one or more downlink transmit beams, for the UE to measure for use in the uplink transmit power control.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Shengbo Chen, Tao Luo, Sumeeth Nagaraja, Sony Akkarakaran, Makesh Pravin John Wilson, Wooseok Nam, Kaushik Chakraborty, Juan Montojo
  • Patent number: 10736055
    Abstract: Embodiments herein relate to a method for controlling transmit power of a mobile terminal. The method is performed by a mobile terminal in a dual connectivity mode wherein the mobile terminal is configured to support two or more contemporaneous links, including a first link and a second link, with two or more wireless network access points. The mobile terminal independently calculates a respective unscaled uplink transmission power level for each link, based on a corresponding link-specific value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Imadur Rahman, Ali Behravan
  • Patent number: 10736050
    Abstract: Example implementations relate to adjusting radiofrequency transmission power of antenna devices consistent with the disclosure. For example, a non-transitory machine-readable medium storing instructions executable by a processing resource to transmit a signal using a first transmission power to query an environment surrounding an antenna device to determine whether an object is causing path loss along a communication link, and adjust a transmission power of the antenna device to a second transmission power based on a determination that an object is causing path loss along the communication link.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Christian Larson, Glen Backes, Logan Zvolena