Patents Examined by Redentor Pasia
  • Patent number: 11212665
    Abstract: A node device configuring a peer-to-peer network includes: a network interface; and a blockchain management part configured to receive, through the network interface, an information registration request transaction that includes embedded Subscriber Identity Module, SIM, information including SIM identification information, an electronic signature put on the embedded SIM information by using a private key of an information registrant, and a public key paired with the private key, and accumulate the received information registration request transaction into a blockchain based on a consensus building algorithm executed in cooperation with another node device configuring the peer-to-peer network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Tetsuo Inoue
  • Patent number: 11206596
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a UE (User Equipment). In one embodiment, the method includes triggering a beam recovery procedure. The method further includes using a first resource on a PUCCH (Physical Uplink Control Channel) channel to transmit a beam failure recovery request to a network. The method also includes receiving a response for the first beam failure recovery request, wherein the response is received within a first measurement gap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Wei-Yu Chen, Jia-Hong Liou
  • Patent number: 11197227
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention discloses a method and an apparatus for selecting a relay in D2D communication. The method includes: determining, by a relay selection device, link quality of a first link of each candidate relay UE in a candidate relay UE list, where the candidate relay UE list includes at least one candidate relay UE, and the first link of each candidate relay UE is a radio link between each candidate relay UE and a base station; and determining target relay UE from the candidate relay UE list according to the link quality of the first link of each candidate relay UE in the candidate relay UE list, where the target relay UE is used for relaying data transmitted between first UE and the base station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kai Xu, Chao Li
  • Patent number: 11196521
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a communication technique for convergence of a 5G communication system for supporting a higher data transmission rate beyond a 4G system with an IoT technology, and a system therefor. The t disclosure may be applied to an intelligent service (for example, smart home, smart building, smart city, smart car or connected car, health care, digital education, retail business, security- and safety-related service, etc.) on the basis of a 5G communication technology and an IoT-related technology. A method in a wireless communication system is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Inventors: Youngwoo Kwak, Hoondong Noh, Cheolkyu Shin
  • Patent number: 11190255
    Abstract: Message(s) are received that comprise configuration parameters of a cell. The cell comprises a first downlink BWP, a second downlink BWP and uplink BWP(s). The configuration parameters comprise: first parameters of first uplink control channel resource on the at least one uplink BWP for first CSI reports of the first downlink BWP; and second parameters of second uplink control channel resource on the uplink BWP(s) for second CSI reports of the second downlink BWP. The first CSI reports of the first downlink BWP are transmitted via the first uplink control channel resource on an uplink BWP of the uplink BWP(s). An active BWP is switched from the first downlink BWP to the second downlink BWP. The second CSI reports of the second downlink BWP are transmitted, after the switching, via the second uplink control channel resource on the uplink BWP of the uplink BWP(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hua Zhou, Esmael Dinan, Alireza Babaei, Hyoungsuk Jeon, Kyungmin Park
  • Patent number: 11178580
    Abstract: User Equipment (UE) mobility in Ultra Dense Networks (UDNs) is based on communication signal layers, which could include respective data streams in an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) domain, a code domain using respective codebooks, and/or a spatial domain, for example. A UE uses candidate layer decoding parameters in applying layer-based decoding to communication signals that it received from network nodes. Layers could be allocated to UEs and transition between network nodes as UEs move between different network service areas. Layers could instead be allocated to network nodes. Layer-based decoding provides for UE mobility without requiring explicit handover processing every time a UE moves between different service areas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mohammadhadi Baligh, Jianglei Ma, Alireza Bayesteh, Usa Vilaipornsawai, Yicheng Lin, Keyvan Zarifi
  • Patent number: 11177921
    Abstract: A mobile terminal camps in a first cell associated with a first reference signal with a first physical structure that relates to a first Time Division Duplex (TDD) allocation of sub-frames for uplink and downlink transmission. The first reference signal is carried by the downlink sub-frames. The mobile terminal detects a broadcast indication of a second physical structure for carrying a second reference signal that relates to a second allocation of sub-frames for uplink and downlink transmissions that differs from the first allocation. The downlink sub-frames according to the second allocation carry the second reference signal. The mobile terminal measures the second reference signal of a neighbor cell as carried by the second physical structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: Optis Wireless Technology, LLC
    Inventors: Stefan Parkvall, David Astely, Erik Dahlman
  • Patent number: 11160020
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices for wireless communications are described. An access point (AP) may identify a sequence of on symbols and off symbols for transmission to a wake-up radio (WUR) of a wireless device. The AP may assign a modulation symbol from a set of possible modulation symbol waveforms to at least each on symbol in the sequence. The modulation symbol waveforms may be assigned to sequential on symbols in a random or pseudorandom order, e.g., by applying a random phase rotation to a stored modulation symbol waveform, by applying a random cyclic shift to a stored modulation symbol waveform, or by applying a random or pseudorandom phase-shift keying value to each subcarrier in a multicarrier system to generate a modulation symbol waveform. The AP may transmit the sequence to the WUR based at least in part on the assigned modulation symbol waveforms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Stephen Jay Shellhammer, Didier Johannes Richard Van Nee, Bin Tian
  • Patent number: 11159935
    Abstract: Various aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communication. In some aspects, a user equipment (UE) may determine a service type to be used by the UE for one or more device-to-device (D2D) communications on a sidelink interface; determine a slice identifier based at least in part on the service type, wherein the slice identifier corresponds to a resource allocation to be used for the one or more D2D communications; and transmit an indication of the slice identifier. Numerous other aspects are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Hong Cheng, Sudhir Kumar Baghel, Shailesh Patil, Michaela Vanderveen, Junyi Li, Zhibin Wu, Kapil Gulati
  • Patent number: 11160113
    Abstract: Technology for switching from a wireless local area network (WLAN) to a wireless wide area network (WWAN) is disclosed. A multi-radio access technology (multi-RAT) user equipment (UE) can receive WLAN-specific dedicated physical random access channel (PRACH) allocation information from an evolved node B (eNB) to enable the multi-RAT UE to perform an inter-RAT WLAN-to-WWAN handover. The multi-RAT UE can initiate the inter-RAT WLAN-to-WWAN handover at the multi-RAT UE by performing random access with the eNB using the WLAN-specific dedicated PRACH allocation information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Jing Zhu, Yi Gai
  • Patent number: 11153880
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices for wireless communication are described that provide for power allocation across different carriers using shared and dedicated radio frequency spectrum for a power-limited UE. In cases where a power-limited UE is to transmit control information, power allocation across different carriers may be determined based on one or more of a number of parameters, such as a type of control channel for transmission of control information, an outcome of an LBT procedure for a carrier using shared radio frequency spectrum, a timing of the LBT procedure, one or more other concurrent transmissions, or any combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Srinivas Yerramalli, Wanshi Chen, Peter Gaal, Xiaoxia Zhang
  • Patent number: 11153869
    Abstract: Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to techniques for configuring an adaptive frame structure for wireless communications systems using unlicensed radio frequency spectrum. A base station (BS) may determine whether another device is transmitting on a channel in the unlicensed radio frequency spectrum or one or more other network conditions pertaining to the channel, determine a frame structure from a plurality of frame structures used for data communications based at least in part on the one or more network conditions, wherein each of the plurality of frame structures has a different frame duration, and communicate with a user equipment (UE) using the determined frame structure. A UE may determine a frame structure from a plurality of frame structures used for data communications, wherein each of the plurality of frame structures has a different frame duration, and communicate with a BS using the determined frame structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Hao Xu, Peter Gaal, Wanshi Chen, Tingfang Ji, Durga Prasad Malladi, Yongbin Wei, Naga Bhushan, Aleksandar Damnjanovic, Tao Luo
  • Patent number: 11122564
    Abstract: A process for receiving a Physical Layer Protocol Data Unit (PPDU) may include receiving a first portion of the PPDU. The first portion including a Legacy Signal (L-SIG) field and a second signal field that is received after the reception of the L-SIG field. The process further includes decoding, using first information in the L-SIG field, the second signal field, and determining, using second information included in the second signal field, that the PPDU includes midambles. In response to determining that the PPDU includes midambles, the process determines, using a midamble periodicity M, a number of midambles NMA in the PPDU, determines, using the number of midambles, a number of data symbols in a data field of the PPDU, and processes, using the number of midambles and the number of data symbols, the data field of the PPDU. The process may be performed by a wireless device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Newracom, Inc.
    Inventors: Yujin Noh, Seung Hyeok Ahn, Yongsuk Hwang, Dae Kyun Lee, Jong-ee Oh, Jaeyoung Ryu
  • Patent number: 11082934
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for transmitting a synchronization signal of device-to-device (D2D) communication. The method for transmitting a D2D synchronization signal of the present application may comprise a step for transmitting a D2D synchronization signal according to one of transmission modes predetermined on the basis of an instruction of a base station. In addition, a transmission mode for D2D transmission may comprise a transmission mode on the basis of a signaling from the base station and a transmission mode on the basis of a reference signal reception power.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Seungmin Lee, Byounghoon Kim, Hanbyul Seo
  • Patent number: 11063681
    Abstract: A communications network and method for operating the communications network that includes ring devices that are networked to one another in a ring topology, where the ring devices participate in a ring redundancy process in which an administrating ring device regularly sends test packets over the communications network, which received in sequence by other ring devices and successively forwarded by these devices back to the administrating ring device so as to detect faults in the communications network, where a transmission delay of a test packet along the ring topology because of interfering packets within the ring topology is prevented by synchronizing the ring devices and processing at least parts of a data traffic schedule in accordance with the 802.1Qbv standard in the ring redundancy process applied, and where transmission of the test packets is scheduled and controlled such that the packets are forwarded to the ring devices substantially without delay.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Marco Dilger
  • Patent number: 11051343
    Abstract: A communication system for supporting carrier aggregation and a method and apparatus for updating system information thereof are disclosed. A method for providing system information in the communication system supporting carrier aggregation includes: when system information of said communication system changes, generating first information including information for indicating the change of system information; determining a first cell of a terminal related to the change of system information, wherein said first cell is one of cells to which said terminal connects, and corresponds to a carrier unit currently used by said terminal for keeping connection with a base station of said communication system; and transmitting said first information to said terminal through said first cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yuxin Wei
  • Patent number: 11038929
    Abstract: The instant application provides a method providing one or more of: receiving, by a control node coupled to a SIP node, a SIP message from the SIP node, parsing the SIP message to determine a message type and content, modifying the SIP message content to create a modified SIP message, transmitting the modified SIP message to the SIP node, receiving, by the SIP node, the modified SIP message within a predetermined time period, and forwarding, by the SIP node, the modified SIP message to a destination SIP node in the SIP call path. The control node is not in a SIP call path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: FIRST ORION CORP.
    Inventor: Robert Francis Piscopo
  • Patent number: 11025484
    Abstract: An ad-hoc wireless network is implemented by a plurality of wireless access points to detect and report failure of a concurrently implemented conventional network. The wireless access points collect and store network status information of the conventional network and send the network status information to a centralized emergency manager when failure of the conventional network is detected. The ad-hoc wireless network may also provide backhaul connectivity to a wireless access point of the failed conventional network for emergency communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: CABLE TELEVISION LABORATORIES, INC.
    Inventors: Luis Alberto Campos, Bernardo Huberman
  • Patent number: 11019528
    Abstract: Systems and methods enable a wireless station in a radio access network to apply slice-based admission control. A wireless station receives, from a core network, network slice data for each network slice available via the wireless station, wherein the network slice data includes a slice identifier and corresponding slice status for each network slice; and receives, from a user equipment (UE) device, a service request that indicates a network slice identifier previously assigned to the UE device. The wireless station applies, based on the network slice data from the core network and the network slice identifier from the UE device, admission controls to forward the service request to the core network when the one of the network slices, corresponding to the network slice identifier, is not congested, and delay or redirect the service request when the one of the network slices, corresponding to the network slice identifier, is congested.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Jin Yang, Arda Aksu, Lalit R. Kotecha, Yee Sin Chan
  • Patent number: 10993117
    Abstract: An evolved Node B (eNB) serves as a primary serving cell (PCell) providing a primary component carrier (PCC) in a licensed spectrum to a user equipment (UE) in a carrier aggregation (CA) scheme. A secondary component carrier (SCC) is provided in an unlicensed spectrum. The eNB monitors parameters of bandwidths in the unlicensed spectrum, when at least one of the parameters indicates a change in availability of a select one of the bandwidths, the eNB generates a control indicator defining the change in availability of the bandwidth and broadcasts the control indicator to the UE, wherein the control indicator affects a modification in a transceiver of the UE associated with the bandwidth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Tianyan Pu, Farouk Belghoul, Wei Zeng, Wei Zhang, Xiaowen Wang, Yang Li, Ping Wang, Haitong Sun, Beibei Wang, Yuchul Kim, Johnson O. Sebeni, Dawei Zhang, Sami M. Almalfouh, Zhu Ji, Sunny Arora