Patents Examined by Ricardo H Castaneyra
  • Patent number: 11564184
    Abstract: A first node device includes a transmitter, a receiver, a processor, and a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing a program to be executed by the processor. The program includes instructions to cause the transmitter to send, to a second node device, an offset of a first uplink sending timing of the second node device and a first amount of timing adjustment of the second node device, cause the transmitter to send indication information to the second node device, where the indication information indicates whether the second node device sends uplink data by using the first uplink sending timing of the second node device, and receive, through the receiver, data sent by the second node device, where the first node device is a parent node device of the second node device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD
    Inventors: Fengwei Liu, Dan Wu, Lei Chen
  • Patent number: 11558855
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatuses are described for wireless communications. Cells may be grouped into a plurality of cell groups. A base station may transmit a control message to modify a cell group of a cell associated with a wireless device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
    Inventor: Esmael Hejazi Dinan
  • Patent number: 11553330
    Abstract: Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for modifying a radio capability. One apparatus includes a processor and a transceiver that communicates with a RAN node. The processor registers with a first communication system via the RAN node. The processor detects a trigger to perform radio capability change for at least one radio access technology (“RAT”) and transitions the apparatus to an idle state. The processor further sends a request to the first communication system to update one or more UE radio capabilities while in the idle state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Genadi Velev, Prateek Basu Mallick, Joachim Loehr, Ravi Kuchibhotla
  • Patent number: 11553430
    Abstract: A method implemented by an access node includes transmitting, by the access node, a wake up signal (WUS) prior to a control channel occurring within an associated discontinuous reception (DRX) ON period, wherein the WUS is transmitted using a first beam, and transmitting, by the access node, the control channel during the associated DRX ON period, wherein the control channel is transmitted on a control resource set (CORESET) using a second beam, wherein the first and second beams share a common quasi-colocated (QCL) source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Hoon Kwon, Pengfei Xia
  • Patent number: 11516882
    Abstract: Apparatuses, systems, and methods for providing downlink control for non coherent joint transmission. A cellular base station may provide downlink control information associated with a non coherent joint transmission downlink data communication to a wireless device, which may receive the downlink control information. The downlink control information may be provided as a single downlink control information including scheduling information for two data streams of the non coherent joint transmission data communication, or a portion of a multi-stage downlink control information transmission. The wireless device may receive the non coherent joint transmission downlink data communication based at least in part on the downlink control information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Haitong Sun, Johnson O. Sebeni, Zhu Ji, Dawei Zhang, Wei Zhang, Yuchul Kim, Tianyan Pu, Pengkai Zhao, Wei Zeng
  • Patent number: 11503643
    Abstract: Disclosed are a random access method and device for solving the problem in which random access procedures of traditional LTE systems cannot be performed properly in 5G systems. The method comprises: a terminal determining a transmission parameter to be used by said terminal for data transmission, the transmission parameter comprising an operation bandwidth and/or a baseband parameter; the terminal sending, according to the transmission parameter, a random access request; and the terminal using the transmission parameter to receive a random access response corresponding to the random access request. The invention realizes random access in a 5G system, thereby increasing the access success rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: DATANG MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Li Chen
  • Patent number: 11496346
    Abstract: A transmitting method includes: configuring a frame using a plurality of orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) symbols, by allocating a plurality of transmission data to a plurality of areas; and transmitting the frame. The plurality of areas are each identified by at least one time resource among resources and at least one frequency resource among frequency resources. The frame includes a first period in which a preamble is transmitted, and a second period in which the plurality of transmission data are transmitted by at least one of time division and frequency division. The second period includes a first area, and the first area includes a data symbol generated from first transmission data, a data symbol generated from second transmission data and subsequent to the data symbol generated from the first transmission data, and a dummy symbol subsequent to the data symbol generated from the second transmission data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Yutaka Murakami, Yoshio Urabe, Tomohiro Kimura, Mikihiro Ouchi
  • Patent number: 11497052
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices for wireless communications are described. In some examples, a random access occasion may overlap in time with a synchronization signal block resource, where the random access occasion and the synchronization signal block resource have a same index. In some such examples, a base station may transmit, to a user equipment (UE), an indicator of a mapping of the random access occasion to an uplink beam that is associated with a synchronization signal block resource with a different index than the random access occasion. The UE may transmit, to the base station, a random access preamble over the random access occasion using the uplink beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Qian Zhang, Yan Zhou, Tao Luo, Navid Abedini, Sony Akkarakaran, Jelena Damnjanovic, Tianyang Bai, Junyi Li
  • Patent number: 11497059
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method for transmitting data, including: sensing, by a first device, a scheduling assignment (SA) of another device; measuring a received power of the other device, and measuring a total received energy of a subframe/subband; determining a received power reference value and a total received energy reference value of the other device according to the SA; selecting resources; and transmitting data using the selected resources. According to the method of the present disclosure, the performance of the method which avoids collision based on SA is improved, and measurement accuracy of the total received energy of the subband is increased. Thus, resource selection/re-selection can be performed better. As such, interferences between devices can be avoided effectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yingyang Li, Shichang Zhang, Yi Wang
  • Patent number: 11477731
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method of monitoring, by a wireless device, a downlink channel or a downlink signal. The method may include a step of receiving configuration information on a power save signal. The power saving signal can be used to signal that the downlink channel or the downlink signal should be monitored later. The configuration information may contain configuration information on an opportunity to omit the power saving signal. The method may include a step of monitoring the downlink channel or the downlink signal without monitoring the energy saving signal during the opportunity to omit. The length and/or position of the opportunity of omission can be determined according to the configuration information of a discontinuous receive cycle (DRX).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Seunggye Hwang, Changhwan Park, Joonkui Ahn, Sukhyon Yoon, Suckchel Yang, Seonwook Kim, Seokmin Shin
  • Patent number: 11477817
    Abstract: Systems and methods are described for prioritizing channel access to uplink (UL) multi-user (MU) data capable active stations (STAs) by dynamically adapting a MU enhanced distributed channel access (EDCA) parameter set to provide for increased access to the channel by the UL MU data capable active STAs when the total number of active STAs associated to the AP less the number of active UL MU capable STAs exceeds the number of active UL MU data capable STAs; and by dynamically adapting the MU EDCA parameter set to equal a legacy EDCA parameter set to reduce collisions between the UL MU data capable STAs when the number of active UL MU data capable STAs exceeds or equals the total number of active STAs associated to the AP less the number of active UL MU data capable STAs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Nitin A. Changlani, Qiang Zhou, Myung Cheol Kim
  • Patent number: 11470530
    Abstract: A carrier switching method, a terminal and a base station are provided. According to the method, a carrier set sharing the same set of system information is set, and the base station switches to a new carrier belonging to the same carrier set with an old carrier, and indicates, through signaling, the terminal to perform carrier switching and perform necessary frequency and bandwidth adjustment in case of interference to an operating frequency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventor: Bin Feng
  • Patent number: 11463279
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for implementing a virtual local area network. The method includes determining a global virtual local area network for transmitting a broadcast data frame in response to receiving the broadcast data frame at a first switch, encapsulating the broadcast data frame based at least in part on said determination and transmitting it to at least one second switch over the determined global virtual local area network. The broadcast data frame is received at the second switch and an identifier of the global virtual local area network is obtained according to the broadcast data frame. Based at least in part on the identifier of the global virtual local area network, it is determined that which local virtual local area network served by the second switch the de-capsulated broadcast data frame can be sent to.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Yi Ge, Hang Liu, Yue Zhang, Kai Zheng
  • Patent number: 11463947
    Abstract: This application provides a communication method, an access network device, and a terminal device. The communication method includes obtaining, by a first access network device, information about a correspondence between a session of a terminal device and a network slice; and sending, by the first access network device, the information to a second access network device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yinghao Jin, Feng Han, Wei Tan
  • Patent number: 11457412
    Abstract: Provided are a method in which a first device performs wireless communication, and a device supporting same. The method can comprise the steps of: deciding first power for physical sidelink shared channel (PSSCH) transmission in a second symbol duration; deciding second power for physical sidelink control channel (PSCCH) transmission in a first symbol interval on the basis of the first power; performing the PSCCH transmission to a second device in the first symbol duration on the basis of the second power; and performing the PSSCH transmission to the second device in the second symbol duration on the basis of the first power. The second symbol duration can comprise resources for the PSSCH transmission. The first symbol duration can comprise resources for the PSCCH transmission and the PSSCH transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Daesung Hwang, Hanbyul Seo, Seungmin Lee
  • Patent number: 11451967
    Abstract: Various aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communication. In some aspects, a user equipment may determine that a first signal is associated with a New Radio Unlicensed (NR-U) Light configuration; determine a frequency hopping (FH) pattern and a set of FH channels for a second signal based at least in part on the determination that the first signal is associated with the NR-U Light configuration; and receive the second signal based at least in part on the FH pattern and the set of FH channels. Numerous other aspects are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Chih-Hao Liu, Xiaoxia Zhang, Jing Sun, Yisheng Xue, Tao Luo
  • Patent number: 11432313
    Abstract: A system and method for operation of a user equipment (UE) to determine a cellular network bottleneck in a downlink channel, and an apparatus for use in a UE for determining the same. A UE may determine a burst of network traffic from network traffic received from the cellular network during a series of transmission time intervals. The UE may analyze resource allocations to the UE during the burst to determine an extent to which the cellular network is busy. The UE may determine that the cellular network is experiencing a bottleneck based at least in part on the analysis of the resource allocations to the UE in the burst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Ioannis Pefkianakis, Madhusudan Chaudhary, Swaminathan Balakrishnan, Muthukumaran Dhanapal, Lakshmi Kavuri, Thanigaivelu Elangovan, Ajoy K. Singh, Deepankar Bhattacharjee, Gaurav Pathak, Carola Faronius, Franco Travostino, Raghuveer Mallikarjun, Harshit Chuttani, Sreevalsan Vallath, Rajesh Ambati
  • Patent number: 11432329
    Abstract: Wireless communications systems and methods related to performing random access procedures. A base station (BS) receives, from a user equipment (UE), a plurality of random access preambles from a plurality of beam directions, wherein each of the plurality of random access preambles is received from a different beam direction, and wherein the plurality of random access preambles are associated with multiple random access opportunities of a random access attempt. The BS sends, in response to the plurality of random access preambles, a plurality of random access response (RAR) messages in the plurality of beam directions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Sumeeth Nagaraja, Tao Luo, Sony Akkarakaran, Makesh Pravin John Wilson, Aitzaz Ahmad, Kaushik Chakraborty
  • Patent number: 11432117
    Abstract: Sidelink vehicle-to-everything (V2X) transmission is performed over a Physical Sidelink Control Channel (PSCCH) and a Physical Sidelink Shared Channel (PSSCH). Encoded control information is transmitted in the PSCCH and encoded data is transmitted in the PSSCH. The PSCCH uses a first portion of the time-and-frequency resources, and the PSSCH uses and a second portion of the time-and-frequency resources. A first part of the PSSCH uses a first set of time resources overlapping with the PSCCH and a first set of frequency resources non-overlapping with the PSCCH. A second part of the PSSCH uses a second set of time resources non-overlapping with the PSCCH and a second set of frequency resources overlapping with the PSCCH.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: Mediatek Inc.
    Inventors: Chien-Yi Wang, Ju-Ya Chen
  • Patent number: 11425660
    Abstract: A method and device for wireless communication are provided. The method includes determining, by a first terminal, a target transmission power for a first physical sidelink channel according to a first criterion; and transmitting, by the first terminal, the first physical sidelink channel to a second terminal with the target transmission power. The first criterion is used for indicating to the first terminal to determine the target transmission power for the first physical sidelink channel according to a minimum of the following: a maximum transmission power; and a minimum of a first transmission power and a second transmission power, and wherein the maximum transmission power includes at least one of a maximum transmission power determined according to first configuration information, or the maximum transmission power of the first terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhenshan Zhao, Qianxi Lu, Huei-Ming Lin