Patents Examined by Timothy J Weidner
  • Patent number: 11153766
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving a first plurality of operating parameters associated with a first plurality of communication devices, obtaining a first prediction of a performance of a first communication device included in the first plurality of communication devices that is based on an application of the first plurality of operating parameters to a model, and responsive to a determination that the first prediction of the performance is inadequate in accordance with a first threshold, transmitting a first command to at least one communication device included in the first plurality of communication devices to modify at least one operating parameter of the at least one communication device. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Zhengye Liu, Donglin Hu, Yali Liu, Jin Wang
  • Patent number: 11146460
    Abstract: An exemplary system and method for generating a network diagram. The system includes a first interface for receiving one or more first datasets of network data. A processor configured to generate a first network diagram and identify changes in a network by overlaying one or more network diagram layers or a second network diagram on the first network diagram. The one or more network diagram layers corresponding to captured packets of the first datasets or of second datasets and the second network diagram corresponding to captured packets of the second datasets. A second interface for graphically displaying the network diagram by highlighting and/or animating one or more nodes and/or node connections based on at least one of the identified changes from the overlay.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON INC.
    Inventors: Chelsea Vela, Justin Hoffman
  • Patent number: 11128423
    Abstract: Disclosed are a beam forming and transmission method and a network device, for resolving the defects of limited flexibility and performance in prior art methods for improving the quality of channel estimation. The method comprises: a network side determining the configuration information of physical resource block (PRB) bundling parameters, the time domain configuration information of the configuration information of said PRB bundling parameters being configurable; the network side sending the configuration information of the PRB bundling parameters to a terminal so that after having received the configuration information of the PRB bundling parameters, the terminal uses a precoding mode corresponding to the configuration information of the PRB bundling parameters to perform channel estimation and demodulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: China Academy of Telecommunications Technology
    Inventors: Xin Su, Qiubin Gao, Tamrakar Rakesh, Runhua Chen, Hui Li, Chuanjun Li, Qiuping Huang, Mengjun Wang
  • Patent number: 11129222
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a first wireless communication node comprising a first communication module that includes a first baseband unit configured to handle baseband processing for the first communication module, a first RF unit configured to define a frequency range of radio signals for the first communication module, and a first antenna unit configured to generate a first extremely-narrow beam that facilitates exchange of radio signals with at least one other wireless communication node. The first wireless communication node may also comprise a second communication module that includes a second baseband unit configured to handle baseband processing for the second communication module, a second RF unit configured to define a frequency range of radio signals for the second communication module, and a second antenna unit configured to generate a second extremely-narrow beam that facilitates exchange of radio signals with at least one other wireless communication node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: L3VEL, LLC
    Inventors: Kevin Ross, Muhammad Ahsan Naim
  • Patent number: 11122571
    Abstract: A method is disclosed for a system comprising a transmitter apparatus and a receiver apparatus. The transmitter apparatus is configured to transmit signals to the receiver apparatus using an available transmission beam. The receiver apparatus is configured to receive the signals using an available reception beam. The method comprises the transmitter apparatus determining a collection of linear combinations of transmission beams and a collection of linear combinations of reception beams, providing an indication of the collection of linear combinations of reception beams to the receiver apparatus and transmitting each of the linear combinations of transmission beams of the collection of linear combinations of transmission beams.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (publ)
    Inventors: Joao Vieira, Dzevdan Kapetanovic
  • Patent number: 11102834
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a system comprising a first backhaul node, a second backhaul node, and multiple sites that each comprise a respective node configured to maintain a first communication link with the first backhaul node and a second communication link with the second backhaul node, operate in a first mode in which the respective node engages in communication with the first backhaul node over the first communication link and does not engage in communication with the second backhaul node over the second communication link, detect a triggering event associated with the first communication link, and in response to detecting the triggering event, dynamically switch from operating in the first mode to operating in a second mode in which the respective node engages in communication with the second backhaul node over the second communication link and does not engage in communication with the first backhaul node over the first communication link.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: L3VEL, LLC
    Inventors: Kevin Ross, Muhammad Ahsan Naim
  • Patent number: 11102820
    Abstract: A configurable new radio (NR) RACH procedure that may be executed by a UE and a base station is disclosed. A first message can be transmitted, in an inactive or idle state, a on a physical random access channel, where the first message includes a random access preamble. A second message can be received on a downlink channel in response to the first message, where the second message includes a temporary cell radio network temporary identifier and an uplink grant for the user equipment. A request can be transmitted on an uplink channel based on the uplink grant. A common search space of a downlink control channel can be monitored, such as for an acknowledgement message or a negative acknowledgement message corresponding to the request and identifiable based on the temporary cell radio network temporary identifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Hung Ly, Hao Xu, Wanshi Chen, Tingfang Ji, Renqiu Wang, Peter Gaal, Amir Aminzadeh Gohari
  • Patent number: 11102677
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses for wireless communication are provided. The method includes: when a first terminal device and a second terminal device perform wireless communication via a first network device, the first terminal device measures link quality of a first link, the first link is a link between the first terminal device and the first network device; and the first terminal device performs a reporting process for reporting the link quality of the first link according to the link quality of the first link and a first code rate, the first code rate is determined according to a code rate applicable to the first terminal device, or determined according to a code rate applicable to the second terminal device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventor: Hai Tang
  • Patent number: 11096119
    Abstract: A service provider (SP) network device or system can operate to enable a WiFi protected access 2 (WPA2) pass-through with a user equipment (UE) and further define various partitions between a physical access point (pAP) and a virtual AP (vAP) according to one or more VNFs based on one or more communication link parameters (e.g., latency). The WPA2 pass-through can be an interface connection that passes through a computer premise equipment (CPE) or wireless residential gateway (GW) without the CPE or GW modifying or affecting the data traffic such as by authentication or security protocol. The SP network device can receive traffic data from a UE through or via the WPA 2 pass-through from a UE of a community Wi-Fi network at a home, residence, or entity network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: MaxLinear, Inc.
    Inventor: Artur Zaks
  • Patent number: 11082867
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method (400) for supporting event monitoring in a first apparatus, comprising: sending (S401) to a second apparatus a monitoring request message including a monitoring type parameter indicating a requested monitoring event to be monitored for one or a group of User Equipment UEs; and receiving (S402) from the second apparatus a first monitoring response message or a first monitoring indication message including a monitoring event report of the requested monitoring event of the one or group of UEs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Wenliang Xu, Susana Fernandez Alonso
  • Patent number: 11082873
    Abstract: Provided is a user equipment in a radio communication system including a base station and the user equipment. The user equipment includes: a reception unit that receives an instruction related to a calculation method of a channel quality indicator, which is to be reported to the base station, from the base station; and a reporting unit that reports an index of a channel quality indicator, which is calculated in accordance with the instruction related to the calculation method of the channel quality indicator, to the base station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Shimpei Yasukawa, Kazuaki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata
  • Patent number: 11076313
    Abstract: A base station and a master communication apparatus are provided. The master communication apparatus belongs to a mobile communication system. The mobile communication system includes a plurality of data transmission apparatuses. Each of the data transmission apparatuses has a transmission path with a user equipment individually. Each transmission path has a priority degree. The master communication apparatus selects one of the transmission paths as the primary path. For each of a plurality of QoS degrees, the master communication apparatus selects a set of the transmission paths as at least one duplication path of the QoS degree according to the priority degrees and/or a plurality of communication service statuses. The master communication apparatus configures a MAC logic channel parameter and configures at least one PDCP parameter. The master communication apparatus transmits the MAC logic channel parameter and the at least one PDCP parameter to the user equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Institute For Information Industry
    Inventor: Chiu-Wen Chen
  • Patent number: 11076280
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method of user equipment which performs cellular transmission via a serving base station. The method may comprise: sending a request message to the serving base station to request allocation of a resource for device-to-device (D2D) discovery transmission; receiving from the serving base station an indication message for indicating the allocated resource; and performing the D2D discovery transmission on the allocated resource while the cellular transmission is performed. The embodiments of the present disclosure further provide a method of a serving base station, user equipment, and a serving base station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Alcatel Lucent
    Inventors: Yun Deng, Yong Liu, Dong Li
  • Patent number: 11075997
    Abstract: A technique for providing reliable wireless communication between a robot (104) and a robot controller (102) in a cloud robotics system is disclosed. A method implementation of the technique is performed by a primary connectivity component (106) supporting multipath transmission over a plurality of wireless transmission paths to establish connectivity between the robot (104) and the robot controller (102). The method comprises triggering determining (S402) a robot sensitivity value indicating a degree of operation sensitivity of the robot (104) to a transmission failure between the robot (104) and the robot controller (102), and triggering configuring (S404) use of one or more of the plurality of wireless transmission paths for communication between the robot (104) and the robot controller (102) depending on the determined robot sensitivity value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Sándor Rácz, Aldo Bolle, Geza Szabo
  • Patent number: 11071115
    Abstract: An information processing method and related product. The method comprises: a user equipment unit acquiring a mapping relationship between N and M, N being a maximum number of beams for acquiring cell quality, and U being an actual number of beams sent by a network apparatus; and the user equipment unit determining, according to the mapping relationship between N and M and/or, N. The method enables determination of the number of beams required to be measured.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventor: Ning Yang
  • Patent number: 11071080
    Abstract: An information receiving method, an information sending method, and a device are provided. Under these methods, a timing adjustment amount can be determined by a first access network device. The timing adjustment amount is an adjustment amount between a first timing at which the first access network device sends a first downlink signal to a first terminal device on a first frequency band and a second timing at which the first access network device sends a second downlink signal to the first terminal device on a second frequency band. The first frequency band and the second frequency band are paired frequency bands. First indication information can be sent, by the first access network device, to the first terminal device. The first indication information indicates the timing adjustment amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xinqian Xie, Zhiheng Guo, Wei Sun
  • Patent number: 11071017
    Abstract: A forwarding entry generation method includes sending, by a controller, a plurality of resource allocation request messages to a plurality of network devices in a network slice, to trigger the plurality of network devices to allocate resources, where the resource allocation request message includes an identifier of the network slice and a resource that needs to be allocated by a corresponding network device to the network slice; receiving, by the controller, a plurality of resource allocation response messages including the identifier of the network slice and a segment identifier of a corresponding network device, and a resource allocated by each device belongs to the network slice; and generating, by the controller, a forwarding table corresponding to the network slice, where the forwarding table includes a forwarding entry for arriving at a network device in the network slice.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jie Dong, Guoyi Chen
  • Patent number: 11070309
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are techniques to provide an indication of bandwidth to establish a TxOP using channel bonding. An information element may be generated to include an RTS frame or a CTS frame and an indication of bandwidth in a parity portion of the information element. The indication of bandwidth may be included by using 16 bits of the parity bits of parity bytes for a PHY header of the information element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventor: Assaf Kasher
  • Patent number: 11057817
    Abstract: A method performed by a User Equipment (UE) for handling Radio Link Failure (RLF) in a wireless communications network is provided. The UE reactivates (602) a deactivated first Secondary Cell (SCell) when an RLF over a Primary Cell (PCell) is detected. The UE further sends (603) an indication to a network node, via the reactivated SCell. The indication indicates any one or more out of the RLF over the PCell or the reactivated first SCell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Osman Nuri Can Yilmaz, Antonino Orsino, Stefan Wager
  • Patent number: 11051322
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a data processing method, an apparatus, and a system. The method includes: receiving, by a terminal device, first configuration information sent by a network device, where the first configuration information includes preemption indication information, and the preemption indication information indicates a preemption capability of a first logical channel; before multiplexing of a MAC PDU is completed or a MAC PDU generated by multiplexing is transmitted to a physical layer, when a MAC layer has a first data unit, preempting, by the terminal device for the first data unit based on the preemption indication information, a resource allocated by the terminal device for a second data unit, where the first data unit corresponds to the first logical channel, and the second data unit corresponds to a second logical channel; and multiplexing, by the terminal device, the first data unit by using the preempted resource.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Feng Yu, Xin Xiong, Haifeng Yu