Patents Examined by Phuc Tran
  • Patent number: 10256881
    Abstract: Some demonstrative embodiments include devices, systems and/or methods of simultaneously communicating with a group of wireless communication devices. For example, a device may include a wireless communication unit to communicate with at least one group of a plurality of wireless communication devices over a wireless communication medium, wherein the wireless communication unit is to reserve the wireless communication medium for a time period, during which the wireless communication unit is to simultaneously transmit two or more different wireless communication transmissions to two or more wireless communication devices of the group, respectively. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Michelle X. Gong, Robert J. Stacey
  • Patent number: 10165606
    Abstract: A method of discontinuous reception (DRX) in a wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU) includes the WTRU receiving DRX setting information over a radio resource control (RRC) signal, and the WTRU receiving DRX activation information over medium access control (MAC) signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: InterDigital Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Mohammed Sammour, Arty Chandra, Jin Wang, Shankar Somasundaram
  • Patent number: 10164794
    Abstract: Methods and network devices are disclosed for traversal, within a network configured for bit indexed forwarding, of a subnetwork having nodes not configured for bit indexed forwarding. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, from a first network node not configured for bit indexed forwarding, a data message comprising a local label and a message bit array. Bit values in the message bit array identify intended destination nodes for the message. The embodiment further includes modifying the message bit array to exclude as intended destination nodes for the message any nodes not represented by one or more relative bit positions associated with the local label and stored in an ingress filter data structure. In addition, the embodiment includes forwarding a copy of the data message to a second network node, which is configured for bit indexed forwarding, identified in an accessed entry of a bit indexed forwarding table.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Ijsbrand Wijnands, Neale D. R. Ranns, Gregory J. Shepherd, Nagendra Kumar Nainar
  • Patent number: 10154475
    Abstract: An embodiment of the present invention relates to a method of selecting, by a first UE, a relay in a proximity service (ProSe) in a wireless communication system, the method including the steps of transmitting a UE-to-Network Relay discovery message; selecting a second UE as the UE-to-Network Relay; setting a connection for direct communication with the second UE; and transmitting a registration request message to a group communication service application server (GCS AS) through the second UE, wherein when the UE-to-Network Relay discovery message includes UE-to-UE Relay related request information, the UE-to-UE Relay related information is received from the second UE and the second UE is selected as the UE-to-UE Relay based on the UE-to-UE relay related information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Laeyoung Kim, Jinsook Ryu, Hyunsook Kim, Jaehyun Kim, Taehun Kim
  • Patent number: 10148545
    Abstract: Method, user device and computer program product communicating data between a first endpoint and a second endpoint. A plurality of logical communications channels are allocated between the first and second endpoint. In dependence of a trigger, a probe message is transmitted from the first endpoint to the second endpoint over each of the plurality of logical communications channels. The performance of each of the plurality of logical communications channels is determined in dependence on the transmission of probe messages. A first logical communications channel is selected in dependence on the performance determination. Data is streamed between the first and second endpoints over the first logical communications channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Devid Liik, Marcin Goliszewski
  • Patent number: 10136358
    Abstract: A wireless device may selectively add padding to an end of a data transmission in order to provide adequate time for a receiving device to process the transmitted data and transmit feedback related to the transmitted data. A wireless device may identify a total amount of data capable of being transmitted in a transmission, and determine a number of data bits to be transmitted in the transmission. An amount of padding may be selected based on a proportion of the total amount of data capable of being transmitted and the number of data bits. In some examples, a preamble for a feedback transmission may be transmitted concurrently with processing of the received transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Arjun Bharadwaj, Youhan Kim, Vishvabhusan Pati, Bin Tian, Sameer Vermani
  • Patent number: 10136428
    Abstract: The present specification relates to a method in which a base station efficiently notifies a transmitting terminal of a resource domain for transmitting control information and data in a wireless communication system supporting device-to-device (D2D) communication. To this end, the transmitting terminal receives resource allocation information associated with D2D communication from the base station, and transmits, to a receiving terminal, control information (SA) for D2D communication and data corresponding to the SA on the basis of the resource allocation information received from the base station, wherein a time domain location for transmitting the SA has a predetermined time domain pattern on the basis of the resource allocation information received from the base station, and a frequency domain location for transmitting the SA can be determined in advance by one of two specific hopping patterns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Hakseong Kim, Hanbyul Seo
  • Patent number: 10129842
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a communication technique for converging IoT technology with a 5G communication system for supporting a higher data transmission rate than that of a 4G system and subsequent systems, and a system thereof. The present invention can be applied to intelligent services on the basis of 5G communication technology and IoT-related technology (for example, smart home, smart building, smart city, smart car or connected car, health care, digital education, retail, security, and safety related services and the like). The present invention provides a method and a device for transmitting a synchronization signal for device-to-device (D2D) communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Cheol Jeong, Hyun-Seok Ryu, Seung-Hoon Park, Peng Xue, Hyun-Kyu Yu, Sang-Won Choi
  • Patent number: 10129164
    Abstract: Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for configuring an MMT payload header. The apparatus for configuring an MMT payload header, according to one embodiment, extracts a sequence number of a media processing unit (MPU) comprising one or a plurality of media fragment units, which are to be aggregated into one payload and mapped, and displays the extracted sequence number of the MPU on the MMT payload header. Specifically, the apparatus for configuring an MMT payload header displays the sequence number commonly associated with a plurality of MFUs on the header only once, when the plurality of MFUs in one payload are aggregated in the one payload and mapped.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, YONSEI UNIVERSITY WONJU INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Chang-Ki Kim, Jeong-Ju Yoo, Jin-Woo Hong, Kwang-Deok Seo, Hong-Rae Lee
  • Patent number: 10129175
    Abstract: Systems and methods are described for performing carrier aggregation based on subframe configuration. It may be determined that conditions for a wireless device in communication with an access node meet a carrier aggregation criteria, wherein the access node and wireless device communicate using a first subframe configuration. Signal information may be received from the wireless device comprising received signal levels for a plurality of candidate secondary carriers. Subframe configurations used by the candidate secondary carriers to communicate with wireless devices may be retrieved. One or more of the plurality of candidate secondary carriers may be selected based on the received signal level information and the retrieved subframe configurations. And carrier aggregation may be activated such that the one or more selected secondary carriers are used to transmit downlink data to the wireless device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Sprint Spectrum, L.P.
    Inventors: Nitesh Manchanda, Siddharth Oroskar, Jasinder P. Singh
  • Patent number: 10123337
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method performed by a BS for facilitating IC at a UE and an associated BS. The method includes predefining one or more sets of transmission parameters, where one or more of the transmission parameters in the one or more sets are constrained to take values from respective reduced sets of values out of the values available for the respective one or more transmission parameters, each set of the one or more sets of transmission parameters being identifiable by a unique indication. The method further includes configuring a transmission of the BS, which is to interfere downlink transmissions to the UE from a serving BS of the UE, by using one of the predefined one or more sets of transmission parameters. The present disclosure also relates to a method in a UE for IC and an associated UE.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Shaohua Li, Xinghua Song, Jianfeng Wang, Haochuan Zhang, Zhan Zhang, Zhang Zhang, Zhenshan Zhao
  • Patent number: 10117236
    Abstract: A plurality of the same signals to be repetitively transmitted over multiple subframes are multiplied, in each subframe, by one of components of one sequence of a plurality of orthogonal sequences orthogonal to each other thereby generating a transmission signal. The generated transmission signal is transmitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America
    Inventors: Tetsuya Yamamoto, Hidetoshi Suzuki, Alexander Golitschek Edler von Elbwart, Seigo Nakao
  • Patent number: 10116459
    Abstract: A transmission method for a common message and a device may be used in a machine-to-machine (M2M) application based on a long term evolution (LTE) network, which relates to a field of communication technologies and for effectively ensuring that both a low cost machine type communication (MTC) terminal and a normal LTE terminal may reliably receive the common message, where the transmission method includes determining common message transmission time instances corresponding to a first terminal, wherein the common message transmission time instances corresponding to the first terminal are a part of time instances of cell common message transmission time instances, and sending a common message at the determined common message transmission time instances corresponding to the first terminal, a bandwidth of frequency resources used for sending the common message being no larger than a data processing bandwidth that the first terminal is capable of supporting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zheng Yu, Xingqing Cheng
  • Patent number: 10116366
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of transmitting broadcast signals. The method includes, encoding Data Pipe, DP, data according to a code rate, wherein the encoding further includes Low-Density Parity-Check, LDPC, encoding the DP data, Bit interleaving the LDPC encoded DP data, and mapping the bit interleaved DP data onto constellations; building at least one signal frame by mapping the encoded DP data; and modulating data in the built signal frame by an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing, OFDM, method and transmitting the broadcast signals having the modulated data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Sangchul Moon, Woosuk Ko, Sungryong Hong, Jinwoo Kim, Jongwoong Shin
  • Patent number: 10111202
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for determining a multimedia broadcast multicast service (MBMS) interest in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment (UE) configures an MBMS threshold, and determines an MBMS interest by comparing a measurement result with the configured MBMS threshold. Only if the measurement result is higher than the configured MBMS threshold the UE determines a frequency, which corresponds to the MBMS interest, to be part of MBMS frequencies of interest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Sangwon Kim, Youngdae Lee, Sunghoon Jung
  • Patent number: 10104649
    Abstract: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method of receiving a downlink signal, which is received by a user equipment in a wireless communication system, includes the steps of receiving a TxPowerResourceConfigList for a user equipment which is not configured with a transmission mode 10 and one or more zeroTxPowerResourceConfigLists and receiving a DCI (downlink control channel) including a PRI (PDSCH RE mapping indicator). In this case, the user equipment can recognize whether a PDSCH (physical downlink shared channel) is mapped to REs (resource elements) to which a CSI-RS is transmittable using the one or more zeroTxPowerResourceConfigLists and the PRI.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Kijun Kim, Jonghyun Park
  • Patent number: 10097673
    Abstract: An integrated circuit may comprise a tuner operable to digitize a band of frequencies comprising a plurality of television channels, a crossbar operable to select one or more of the plurality of television channels output by the tuner, a plurality of demodulators operable to receive the selected one or more television channels from the crossbar and demodulate the selected one or more television channels to recover a plurality of transport streams, a transport module operable to multiplex the plurality of transport streams into a single packet stream, and a framer operable to: encapsulate packets of the plurality of transport streams into transport stream frames of a serial datastream, and insert filler frames into the serial datastream after every Nth transport stream frame of the serial datastream, where N is an integer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Maxlinear, Inc.
    Inventors: Anand Anandakumar, Serdar Yilmaz, Chi-Foun Kuen, Ravi Aripirala
  • Patent number: 10097967
    Abstract: A mobile communication method is a method for distributing MBMS data to a mobile terminal in a mobile communication system including a general cell supporting a broadcasting of the MBMS data and a specific cell not supporting the broadcasting of the MBMS data, comprising: a step A of determining whether or not to continue a reception of the MBMS data in the general cell, based on at least one of an operation state of the general specific cell and a state of service with which the mobile terminal is provided by the general cell, when the mobile terminal receives, in a connected state, the MBMS data broadcasted from the general cell in a connected state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventors: Henry Chang, Noriyoshi Fukuta
  • Patent number: 10090974
    Abstract: A wireless communications system combines Multiple Input/Multiple Output (MIMO), beamforming, and Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) techniques to increase spectral efficiency. A method includes transmitting first data in a first beam of electromagnetic signals focused on a first user equipment and generated by a first antenna array. The first data is associated with the first user equipment. The first data is transmitted using a first OFDMA resource block of a time slot of a radio frame and first beamforming weights. The method includes transmitting second data in a second beam of electromagnetic signals focused on a second user equipment and generated by the first antenna array. The second user equipment is spatially diverse from the first user equipment. The second data is associated with the second user equipment. The second data is transmitted using the first OFDMA resource block of the time slot and second beamforming weights.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Yuang Lou, Douglas A. Duet
  • Patent number: 10083494
    Abstract: There is disclosed a system for transmitting data to users. The system includes nodes interconnected by at least one data network. The nodes are organized hierarchically to comprise a root node and at least two child nodes. The data transmission characteristics of communication with each of the child nodes are different. The root node is configured to: receive data transmission preferences of a particular user; receive data to be transmitted to the particular user; and transmit a selected subset of the data to at least one of the child nodes. The subset selected based on at least the received data transmission preferences and the data transmission characteristics, to permit the particular user to obtain data from the child nodes according to the data transmission preferences. The at least one of the child nodes being configured to: receive data from the root node; and transmit at least part of the received data to the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Nimal Gamini Senarath, Alex Stephenne, Philippe Leroux, Mehdi Arashmid Akhavain Mohammadi, Aaron Callard