Patents by Inventor Bernhard Raaf

Bernhard Raaf has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200344589
    Abstract: Discovery of devices in a network of devices comprises assigning resources for the discovery, and providing accordingly at least two discovery patterns of transmission and reception phases for the devices in the network for communication of information between the devices. A device can transmit or receive information in accordance with a dedicated discovery pattern of transmission and reception phases allocated from a set of different discovery patterns.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Esa Tapani Tiirola, Bernhard Raaf
  • Patent number: 10812125
    Abstract: A communication device includes an evaluator configured to evaluate one or more criteria, wherein a first criterion of the one or more criteria includes detecting an object, a determiner configured to determine one or more beam pairs from a plurality of potential beam pairs to use in communications with a second device based on the evaluation of the one or more criteria and transmit an indication of one or more partner-side beams of a selected beam pair of the one or more beam pairs to the second device, and a beam controller configured to adjust an antenna to communicate with the second device via a device-side beam of the selected beam pair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Biljana Badic, Michael Glik, Bertram Gunzelmann, Tom Harel, Yeong-Sun Hwang, Andre Janssen, Jonathan Kosloff, Sebastian Mitelberg, Markus Dominik Mueck, Bernhard Raaf, Jianqiang Rao, Nir Tishbi, Zhibin Yu
  • Patent number: 10790786
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and circuitries are provided for generating a power amplifier supply voltage based on a target envelope signal for a radio frequency (RF) transmit signal. An envelope tracking system includes a first selector circuitry and predistortion circuitry. The first selector circuitry is disposed in a selector module and is configured to input a plurality of voltages conducted on a first plurality of power lanes, wherein the first plurality of power lanes is part of a power distribution network; select a voltage from the plurality of voltages based on the target envelope signal; and provide the selected voltage to a supply lane connected to an input of the power amplifier that amplifies the RF transmit signal. The predistortion circuitry is configured to modify the RF transmit signal based on a selected power lane of the first plurality of power lanes that conducts the selected voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Stephan Henzler, Andreas Langer, Bernhard Raaf
  • Patent number: 10757558
    Abstract: Discovery of devices in a network of devices comprises assigning resources for the discovery, and providing accordingly at least two discovery patterns of transmission and reception phases for the devices in the network for communication of information between the devices. A device can transmit or receive information in accordance with a dedicated discovery pattern of transmission and reception phases allocated from a set of different discovery patterns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: HMD Global Oy
    Inventors: Esa Tapani Tiirola, Bernhard Raaf
  • Publication number: 20200229206
    Abstract: A central trajectory controller including a cell interface configured to establish signaling connections with one or more backhaul moving cells and to establish signaling connections with one or more outer moving cells, an input data repository configured to obtain input data related to a radio environment of the one or more outer moving cells and the one or more backhaul moving cells, and a trajectory processor configured to determine, based on the input data, first coarse trajectories for the one or more backhaul moving cells and second coarse trajectories for the one or more outer moving cells, the cell interface further configured to send the first coarse trajectories to the one or more backhaul moving cells and to send the second coarse trajectories to the one or more outer moving cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Biljana BADIC, Steven A. BOWERS, Yang-Seok CHOI, Miltiadis FILIPPOU, Bertram GUNZELMANN, Nageen HIMAYAT, Ingolf KARLS, Nirlesh Kumar KOSHTA, Rajkumar KRISHNAPERUMAL, Markus Dominik MUECK, Hosein NIKOPOUR, Pradeep C. PANGI, Jerome PARRON, Bernhard RAAF, Sabine ROESSEL, Dario SABELLA, Bernd SCHALLER, Domagoj SIPRAK, Christopher STOBART, Shashanka T R, Sudeep VAMANAN, Zhibin YU, Jing ZHU
  • Patent number: 10715992
    Abstract: Discovery of devices in a network of devices comprises assigning resources for the discovery, and providing accordingly at least two discovery patterns of transmission and reception phases for the devices in the network for communication of information between the devices. A device can transmit or receive information in accordance with a dedicated discovery pattern of transmission and reception phases allocated from a set of different discovery patterns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: HMD Global Oy
    Inventors: Esa Tapani Tiirola, Bernhard Raaf
  • Publication number: 20200205143
    Abstract: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method comprises allocating a control channel resource in a wireless relay transmission frame on a wireless relay link; generating a control signaling based on at least one of a resource allocation scheme, a status of the wireless relay link and a traffic condition of the wireless relay link; mapping the control signaling to the allocated control channel resource via at least one of a time-first mapping, a frequency-first mapping, and a multiplexing mapping; and transmitting the control signaling in the allocated control channel resource on the wireless relay link to at least one associated relay node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: WIRELESS FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES INC.
    Inventors: Erlin Zeng, Hai Ming Wang, Xiangguang Che, Chun Yan Gao, Peng Chen, Jing Han, Bernhard Raaf
  • Publication number: 20200205062
    Abstract: A circuit arrangement includes a preprocessing circuit configured to obtain context information related to a user location, a learning circuit configured to determine a predicted user movement based on context information related to a user location to obtain a predicted route and to determine predicted radio conditions along the predicted route, and a decision circuit configured to, based on the predicted radio conditions, identify one or more first areas expected to have a first type of radio conditions and one or more second areas expected to have a second type of radio conditions different from the first type of radio conditions and to control radio activity while traveling on the predicted route according to the one or more first areas and the one or more second areas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2020
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: Shahrnaz Azizi, Biljana Badic, John Browne, Dave Cavalcanti, Hyung-Nam Choi, Thorsten Clevorn, Ajay Gupta, Maruti Gupta Hyde, Ralph Hasholzner, Nageen Himayat, Simon Hunt, Ingolf Karls, Thomas Kenney, Yiting Liao, Chris Macnamara, Marta Martinez Tarradell, Markus Dominik Mueck, Venkatesan Nallampatti Ekambaram, Niall Power, Bernhard Raaf, Reinhold Schneider, Ashish Singh, Sarabjot Singh, Srikathyayani Srikanteswara, Shilpa Talwar, Feng Xue, Zhibin Yu, Robert Zaus, Stefan Franz, Uwe Kliemann, Christian Drewes, Juergen Kreuchauf
  • Patent number: 10615853
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a beamforming device (200), including: a first beamforming circuit (201) configured to generate a first beam (211) based on a first set of beamforming coefficients; a second beamforming circuit (202) configured to generate a second beam (212) based on a second set of beamforming coefficients; and a scheduling circuit (203) configured to allocate (204, 206) a first set of frequency resources, a second set of frequency resources, the first set of beamforming coefficients and the second set of beamforming coefficients to a plurality of mobile stations (UE0, UE1, UE2) based on an optimality criterion related to a target scheduling metric.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Honglei Miao, Bernhard Raaf, Michael Faerber
  • Publication number: 20200072963
    Abstract: A system and method for radar sensing, including a control system performing radar sensing based on a data communication signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: INTEL IP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Zhibin Yu, Bernhard Raaf, Markus Dominik Mueck, Duncan Kitchin, Biljana Badic
  • Publication number: 20200076373
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and circuitries are provided for generating a power amplifier supply voltage based on a target envelope signal for a radio frequency (RF) transmit signal. An envelope tracking system includes a first selector circuitry and predistortion circuitry. The first selector circuitry is disposed in a selector module and is configured to input a plurality of voltages conducted on a first plurality of power lanes, wherein the first plurality of power lanes is part of a power distribution network; select a voltage from the plurality of voltages based on the target envelope signal; and provide the selected voltage to a supply lane connected to an input of the power amplifier that amplifies the RF transmit signal. The predistortion circuitry is configured to modify the RF transmit signal based on a selected power lane of the first plurality of power lanes that conducts the selected voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2017
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Stephan Henzler, Andreas Langer, Bernhard Raaf
  • Publication number: 20200077279
    Abstract: Communication techniques are disclosed. An example apparatus configured for communication comprises a wireless communication system and an antenna array coupled to the wireless communication system. The apparatus also includes a processor configured to nm a communication application, wherein the communication application is configured to determine an area of interest. The apparatus also includes a pattern controller to adjust a radiation pattern of the antenna array to direct wireless energy toward the area of interest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jeffrey R. Foerster, Zhibin Yu, Dave Cavalcanti, Ana Lucia A. Pinheiro, Markus Dominik Mueck, Bernhard Raaf
  • Publication number: 20200068455
    Abstract: A wireless device having a receiver configured to receive, from a second wireless device, information about one or more infrastructure devices having respective coverage areas in which the second wireless device traveled, wherein the information comprises time stamp information and geographical information of the second wireless device when the information was observed; and a processor configured to process the information of the one or more infrastructure devices to determine to which of the infrastructure devices the wireless device is to be handed over.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Biljana Badic, Zhibin Yu, Markus Dominik Mueck, Bernhard Raaf, Christian Drewes, Dave Cavalcanti, Ana Lucia A. Pinheiro, Nageen Himayat, Ranganadh Karella
  • Patent number: 10548116
    Abstract: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method comprises allocating a control channel resource in a wireless relay transmission frame on a wireless relay link; generating a control signaling based on at least one of a resource allocation scheme, a status of the wireless relay link and a traffic condition of the wireless relay link; mapping the control signaling to the allocated control channel resource via at least one of a time-first mapping, a frequency-first mapping, and a multiplexing mapping; and transmitting the control signaling in the allocated control channel resource on the wireless relay link to at least one associated relay node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: WIRELESS FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES INC.
    Inventors: Erlin Zeng, Hai Ming Wang, Xiangguang Che, Chun Yan Gao, Peng Chen, Jing Han, Bernhard Raaf
  • Publication number: 20190364492
    Abstract: A circuit arrangement includes a preprocessing circuit configured to obtain context information related to a user location, a learning circuit configured to determine a predicted user movement based on context information related to a user location to obtain a predicted route and to determine predicted radio conditions along the predicted route, and a decision circuit configured to, based on the predicted radio conditions, identify one or more first areas expected to have a first type of radio conditions and one or more second areas expected to have a second type of radio conditions different from the first type of radio conditions and to control radio activity while traveling on the predicted route according to the one or more first areas and the one or more second areas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Shahrnaz Azizi, Biljana Badic, John Browne, Dave Cavalcanti, Hyung-Nam Choi, Thorsten Clevorn, Ajay Gupta, Maruti Gupta Hyde, Ralph Hasholzner, Nageen Himayat, Simon Hunt, Ingolf Karls, Thomas Kenney, Yiting Liao, Chris Macnamara, Marta Martinez Tarradell, Markus Dominik Mueck, Venkatesan Nallampatti Ekambaram, Niall Power, Bernhard Raaf, Reinhold Schneider, Ashish Singh, Sarabjot Singh, Srikathyayani Srikanteswara, Shilpa Talwar, Feng Xue, Zhibin Yu, Robert Zaus, Stefan Franz, Uwe Kliemann, Christian Drewes, Juergen Kreuchauf
  • Patent number: 10362525
    Abstract: Some demonstrative embodiments include devices, systems and methods of relay backhauling with millimeter wave carrier aggregation. For example, a first Relay Node (RN) may include a cellular transceiver configured to communicate with a Donor evolved Node B (DeNB) over a cellular frequency band of a Primary cell (PCell); a millimeter-wave (mmWave) transceiver to communicate with a second RN via a backhaul link over a mmWave frequency band of a Secondary cell (SCell) within the PCell; and a controller to process a Relay-Physical-Downlink-Control-Channel (R-PDCCH) message received by the cellular transceiver over the cellular frequency band of the PCell, the R-PD-CCH message including cross-carrier scheduling information to schedule a downlink allocation over the backhaul link, the controller to trigger the mmWave transceiver to receive a downlink data packet from the second RN during the downlink allocation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: INTEL IP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Honglei Miao, Michael Faerber, Bernhard Raaf
  • Publication number: 20190121481
    Abstract: A device may be controlled using a fingerprint input. Data indicative of a fingerprint is received from a sensor. It is determined that the fingerprint is associated with a first finger profile that is usable to distinguish a first finger from other fingers of a user of the device. A user control that is associated with the finger profile is identified. The user control is configured to control a setting of a function executing on the device. The user control is input to control the first setting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Tim Schoenauer, Bernhard Raaf
  • Patent number: 10187809
    Abstract: There are provided measures for a cell reconfiguration, more specifically a cell reconfiguration in a relay-enhanced network environment. Such measures exemplarily include recognizing a decision on a change of a configuration of a base station, informing a user equipment served by the base station due to a forthcoming change of at least one of a manipulated synchronization failure value or a manipulated radio link failure value before the configuration of the base station is changed, and providing the user equipment being served by the base station with a synchronization signal indicating a new configuration after the configuration of the base station is changed from an old configuration to the new configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Nokia Solutions and Networks Oy
    Inventors: Shun Liang Zhang, Simone Redana, Bernhard Raaf, Lei Du
  • Publication number: 20180376315
    Abstract: Discovery of devices in a network of devices comprises assigning resources for the discovery, and providing accordingly at least two discovery patterns of transmission and reception phases for the devices in the network for communication of information between the devices. A device can transmit or receive information in accordance with a dedicated discovery pattern of transmission and reception phases allocated from a set of different discovery patterns.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Esa Tapani Tiirola, Bernhard Raaf
  • Patent number: 10154486
    Abstract: Technology for downlink signaling between an enhanced Node B (eNB) and user equipment (UE) with a selected cyclic prefix (CP) for the UE is disclosed. In an example, a user equipment (UE) can include circuitry configured to: estimate a delay spread for a corresponding channel between the eNB and the UE; communicate the estimated delay spread from the UE to the eNB to enable the eNB to determine a selected cyclic prefix (CP) length for downlink signaling; receive the selected CP length from the eNB for a transmission time interval (TTI); and process received downlink data for the TTI using the selected CP length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Honglei Miao, Cecilia Carbonelli, Michael Faerber, Ingolf Karls, Bernhard Raaf, Hyung-Nam Choi, Maria Fresia