Patents Examined by Yemane Mesfin
  • Patent number: 10645628
    Abstract: An apparatus for bridging a barrier to wireless communication between wireless field device networks includes a pair of locally-powered wireless devices connected by a wired link spanning the barrier. At least one of the locally-powered wireless devices is in wireless communication with each of the wireless networks intended to be interconnected. The wireless devices include a wireless transceiver and an antenna. Messages from one wireless field device network addressed to a member node of another wireless field device network are received by a wireless device on one side of the barrier and transmitted via the wired link to another wireless device on the other side of the barrier for routing to the member node of the other wireless field device network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Rosemount Inc.
    Inventor: Kelly Michael Orth
  • Patent number: 10645679
    Abstract: Techniques for transmitting acknowledgments on a shared communication medium are disclosed. In an aspect, an access terminal receives, from an access point, a plurality of downlink subframes on a downlink channel of the wireless communication medium, the plurality of downlink subframes carrying data for a plurality of processes. The access terminal transmits, to the access point, acknowledgments for the plurality of downlink subframes on an uplink subframe of an uplink channel of the wireless communication medium on one or more occasions, the uplink subframe including a plurality of bits, the plurality of bits corresponding to the plurality of downlink subframes or the plurality of processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Arumugam Chendamarai Kannan, Tao Luo, Chirag Sureshbhai Patel, Tamer Adel Kadous
  • Patent number: 10645626
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a handover (HO) method performed in a network node, comprising: receiving measurement reports from a UE, the measurement reports being related to a predetermined number of cells, the predetermined number of cells constituting a first set; determining based on the received measurement reports that there are at least two potential target cells in the first set for HO of the UE; and transmitting a HO request to each of the at least two potential target cells for the HO of the UE. The present disclosure further provides a network node using the HO method and a computer program product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Pradeepa Ramachandra, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Andreas Bergström
  • Patent number: 10631281
    Abstract: Technology described herein addresses symmetric uplink (UL)/downlink (DL) designs that can be applied to both uplink and downlink transmissions. A symmetric UL/DL design can define a Transmission Time Interval (TTI) format with control channels and data channels multiplexed using Frequency Division Multiplexing (FDM) or Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) to partition the control channels and the data channels within a Transmission Time Interval (TTI). A unified waveform can be applied to both UL and DL transmissions. Several Demodulation Reference Signal (DM-RS) designs are also described. A hybrid mode for UL transmissions is also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Inventors: Gang Xiong, Jong-Kae Fwu, Seunghee Han, Huaning Niu, Ralf Bendlin, Yuan Zhu
  • Patent number: 10630433
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. Particularly, the present invention relates to a method and an apparatus therefor, the method comprising the steps of: transmitting a PUSCH on a first RB set of subframe #n; transmitting a PUCCH on a second RB set of subframe #n; and when the first RB set and the second RB set overlap, restricting transmission of the PUCCH on one or more RBs where the first RB set and the second RB set overlap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Suckchel Yang, Daesung Hwang
  • Patent number: 10623973
    Abstract: A detection device for communicating with an external device includes a smart antenna, a storage device, and a processor. The smart antenna is capable of switching between a plurality of antenna modes. In each of the antenna modes, the smart antenna transmits a test datum and receives a feedback datum according to the test datum, the processor performs a time reversal algorithm to the feedback datum so as to obtain a time reversal datum, the processor calculates an indicator according to the feedback datum and the time reversal datum, and the storage device stores the feedback datum, the time reversal datum, and the indicator. The processor compares all of the indicators with each other and controls the smart antenna to select the final mode of the antenna modes according to a comparison between all of the indicators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: WISTRON NEWEB CORP.
    Inventors: Huai-Ming Chang, Horen Chen, Tsun-Che Huang
  • Patent number: 10623534
    Abstract: A method for transmitting signaling information includes: generating a link layer packet including signaling information; and transmitting the generated link layer packet. The link layer packet includes a fixed header and a payload. The signaling information includes information regarding a broadcast program and data and information needed for reception of the broadcast program and data, and the signaling information is contained in the payload of the link layer packet. The fixed header includes a packet type element for identifying a category of data contained in the payload of the link layer packet and a signaling type element for identifying a format of the signaling information contained in the payload of the link layer packet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Woosuk Kwon, Sejin Oh, Woosuk Ko, Sungryong Hong, Kyoungsoo Moon
  • Patent number: 10624140
    Abstract: A communications device comprising a transmitter for transmitting signals representing device-to-device communications to a second communications device across a wireless access interface, a receiver for receiving signals representing device-to-device communication from the second communications device across the wireless access interface, the wireless access interface including a control resource for communicating control data between communications devices and a data resource for communicating user data between communications devices, the control data providing scheduling assignments for the allocation of resources of the data resource, and a controller for controlling the transmitter and the receiver to perform interference detection in one or more of the control resource and the data resource, and to transmit in the control resources, in response to detecting interference in one or more of the control resource and the data resource, signals representing an indication of the detected interference to the se
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Brian Alexander Martin, Matthew William Webb, Yuichi Morioka
  • Patent number: 10624059
    Abstract: A method for use in a mobile telecommunications network that includes a core network, a base station providing wireless connectivity within a base station cell, a mobile node in the base station cell providing wireless connectivity within a local cell and configured to communicate wirelessly with the base station, and a terminal configured to communicate wirelessly with the base station and with the mobile node; includes defining a virtual cell tracking area that encompasses the local cell and has a unique virtual cell tracking area identifier; notifying the core network of an association of the terminal with the mobile node and the base station; sending a paging message for the terminal from the core network to the base station using the association, the paging message including the virtual cell tracking area identifier; forwarding the paging message from the base station to the terminal using the virtual cell tracking area identifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuxin Wei, Hideji Wakabayashi, Shinichiro Tsuda
  • Patent number: 10608925
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for forwarding an uplink packet performed by a node in a wireless communication system, the method being characterized in that the uplink packet including a first cost is received, the first cost is compared with a second cost corresponding to a cost of the node to determine whether to forward the uplink packet, and on the basis of the determination the uplink packet is forwarded, the node forwards the uplink packet when a value of the second cost is smaller than a value of the first cost, and the node does not forward the uplink packet when the second cost value is not smaller than the first cost value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignees: LG ELECTRONICS INC., SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY R&DB FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Seungmin Lee, Dae Ho Kang, Seungbeom Jeong, Sae Woong Bahk, Chang Hee Joo
  • Patent number: 10609188
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a receiver to receive data-packets, the data-packets generated by dividing a message into division-data and storing, for each of the division-data, one of the plurality of division data into one of the plurality of data packets, wherein each of the data-packets also includes a data value indicating a quantity of the division-data and data indicating whether or not the data-packet includes final division data corresponding to an end of the message, a memory, and a processor to store the division-data that is contained in a packet of the data-packets that are received, in the memory, and suppress the final division-data from being stored in the memory until the quantity of the data-packets received by the receiver equates to the data value indicating the quantity of the division-data, in a case where the final division-data is received earlier than any one of the other division-data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Shinya Hiramoto, Yuji Kondo, Yuichiro Ajima
  • Patent number: 10608795
    Abstract: A method and system of creating, transmitting, receiving and interpreting a subframe structure used in the communication between a base station and a device with mobile communication functionality is provided for use during communication on an unlicensed frequency spectrum. The system and subframe structure provides for the truncation of OFDM symbols within one or more subframe structures that often contain downlink control information and a method for determining a new location of the truncated downlink control information within the subframe structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Motorola Mobility LLC
    Inventors: Ravikiran Nory, Vijay Nangia, Murali Narasimha, Ajit Nimbalker
  • Patent number: 10608947
    Abstract: Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques for per-flow jumbo maximum transmission unit (MTU) in new radio (NR) systems. A method of wireless communication by a user equipment (UE) is provided. The method generally includes determining a default MTU size to be used for communications in a packet data network (PDN). The method includes determining one or more per-flow MTU sizes, different than the default MTU size, to be used for communications in the PDN. The method includes communicating in the PDN according to the determined per-flow MTU sizes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun Lee, Srinivasan Balasubramanian, Arvind Vardarajan Santhanam, Reza Shahidi, Suli Zhao, Arnaud Meylan, Aziz Gholmieh
  • Patent number: 10602466
    Abstract: This disclosure provides systems, devices, apparatus and methods, including computer programs encoded on storage media, for multi-basic service set (BSS) time alignment. In one implementation, an access point (AP) may determine a first transmission parameter for a first trigger transmission to be sent to a station (STA) belonging to the first BSS. The first transmission parameter may include a transmission order for time-separated trigger transmissions, non-overlapping bandwidths for frequency-separated trigger transmissions, trigger data precoding information for spatially-separated trigger transmissions, or a combination thereof. The AP may transmit the first trigger transmission to the first STA, and in response, receive a first synchronized transmission from the first STA. The first synchronized transmission may be synchronized, for example, aligned in time, with a second synchronized transmission from a second STA of a second set of STAs in a second BSS.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Qualcomm Incorporated
    Inventors: Venkata Ramanan Venkatachalam Jayaraman, Abhishek Pramod Patil, Alfred Asterjadhi, George Cherian, Yan Zhou
  • Patent number: 10594599
    Abstract: Presented herein are priority route based techniques for mitigation of slow drain devices in a Fibre Channel (FC) fabric comprising a plurality of FC switches. In accordance with examples presented herein, a first FC switch in a FC fabric receives an indication that a first computing device attached to the FC fabric has entered a slow drain condition. The first FC switch is configured to prepare and install a priority route for packet flows directed to the first computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Kishan Kumar Kotari Uppunda, Karthik Subramani, Venu Gopal Tummala, Jayaprakash Nallapalingu, Sumanth Sindiri, Malipedy Vijaya Kumar
  • Patent number: 10595224
    Abstract: A method for transmitting packet data units Packet Data Units (PDUs) at a PDU transmitter in a communication system is provided. The method includes transmitting a first PDU comprising a PDU header and a data portion, receiving Negative Acknowledgement NACK information for the first PDU, segmenting the first PDU to form one or more PDU segments if a size of a second PDU for retransmission is smaller than a size of the first PDU, wherein each of the one or more PDU segment comprises a PDU segment header and a data portion, and transmitting the one or more PDU segment to a PDU receiver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Soeng-Hun Kim, Sung-Ho Choi, OSok Song, Gert Jan Van Lieshout, Himke Van Der Velde
  • Patent number: 10594428
    Abstract: [Object] To provide a terminal device capable of efficiently performing communication in a communication system in which a base station device and the terminal device communicate with each other. [Solution] A terminal device that communicates with a base station device includes: a higher layer processing unit configured to perform one or more second PDCCH settings through signaling of a higher layer from the base station device; a receiving unit configured to monitor only a common search space and a terminal device-specific search space in a first PDCCH in a case in which the second PDCCH setting is not performed, and monitor a terminal device-specific search space in at least a second PDCCH in a case in which the second PDCCH setting is performed. The first PDCCH is transmitted on a basis of a sub frame defined in accordance with a predetermined number of symbols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Shimezawa
  • Patent number: 10594588
    Abstract: The network switch architecture permits modifications to the network topology in real time without the need for manual intervention. In this architecture, a switching core is capable of switching data paths directly from the ingress or egress of the switching core to alternate destination ports in real time, either under software or hardware control.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: FIBER MOUNTAIN, INC.
    Inventors: Mohammad H Raza, David G Stone, Aristito Lorenzo, Ronald M. Plante, John R. Lagana
  • Patent number: 10581998
    Abstract: A method for Bluetooth communication includes: in Bluetooth communication, allocating bandwidth resources as a first bandwidth resource for communication with a data source device and a second bandwidth resource for communication with a slave device; in the communication with the data source device, receiving and caching data from the data source device; in the communication with the slave device, determining whether the volume of the cached data is less than a first threshold; and if the data volume of the cached data is less than the first threshold, using at least a portion of the second bandwidth resource for the communication with the data source device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: SMARTECH WORLDWIDE LIMITED
    Inventors: Mid Wang, Yunhe Fu, Tony Xie
  • Patent number: 10574429
    Abstract: A data transmission method and a data transmission device for a TDD system are provided, so as to reduce the frequency hopping operations, reduce the retuning time, prolong a valid duration for the data transmission and reduce the time period for the data transmission, and reduce the power consumption. The data transmission method includes steps of: at a predetermined retuning start time point, adjusting, by a UE, a carrier frequency for data reception and transmission within a predetermined retuning duration so as to acquire the adjusted carrier frequency; and performing, by the UE, uplink data transmission and downlink data reception at the adjusted carrier frequency with a network device within a consecutive duration in accordance with a TDD uplink-downlink configuration. The consecutive duration is a duration from a current retuning end time point to a next retuning start time point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Yanping Xing, Zukang Shen, Yanan Lin