Patents by Inventor Bertram Gunzelmann

Bertram Gunzelmann 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).

  • Patent number: 10306634
    Abstract: According to an example, a communication device is described comprising a receiver configured to receive a signal, a divider configured to divide the signal into signal components, an estimator configured to estimate, for each signal component, an expected processing error which is made when, instead of a first processing scheme, a second processing scheme is used to process the signal component, wherein the first has a higher processing effort than the second, a determiner configured to determine, for each signal component, whether to process the signal component by the first or by the second processing scheme based on the expected processing errors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Intel IP Corporation
    Inventors: Holger Neuhaus, Rajarajan Balraj, Christian Faber, Bertram Gunzelmann
  • Publication number: 20190115657
    Abstract: Examples provide a determination circuit and apparatus, a mobile transceiver, a communication device, a method for determining, a computer program and a storage to determine a spatial transmission or reception mode. The determination circuit (10) is configured to determine a spatial transmission or reception mode for a mobile transceiver (100). The determination circuit (10) comprises at least one sensor (12) configured to sense attenuating object information, and a control module (14) configured to determine the spatial transmission or reception mode based on the sensed attenuating object information. The control module (14) is configured to control the spatial transmission or reception mode of the mobile transceiver (100).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Yeong-Sun Hwang, Holger Neuhaus, Stefan Fechtel, Bertram Gunzelmann
  • Publication number: 20190052354
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for communicating in a wireless network including apparatus comprising transceiver circuitry to send and receive data in a plurality of time periods, defined by a time division duplex (TDD) time grid, to another entity, the plurality of time periods corresponding to a plurality of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbols and the transceiver circuitry being operable to switch from receive mode to transmit mode and/or from transmit mode to receive mode according to a flexible uplink and downlink allocation of the plurality of time periods; and baseband circuitry coupled to the transceiver circuitry to control the transceiver circuitry to switch during a switching interval embedded within a time period corresponding to an OFDM symbol of the plurality of OFDM symbols.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2016
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventors: SABINE ROESSEL, HOLGER NEUHAUS, YEONG-SUN HWANG, BERTRAM GUNZELMANN, ANDREAS MENKHOFF, ELMAR WAGNER, JONG-KAE FWU, XIANGYANG ZHUANG
  • Patent number: 10158464
    Abstract: A mobile terminal device may include a receiver circuit and a processing circuit. The receiver circuit may be configured to receive a composite signal comprising a plurality of reference signal patterns associated with a plurality of transmit locations. The processing circuit may be configured to identify a first reference signal pattern and a second reference signal pattern from the plurality of reference signal patterns; generate a first offset estimate and a second offset estimate based on the first reference signal pattern and the second reference signal pattern; determine a refined offset estimate based on the first offset estimate and the second offset estimate, wherein first offset estimate has a greater offset estimation range than the second offset estimate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Intel IP Corporation
    Inventors: Dae Jung Yoon, Bertram Gunzelmann, Ansgar Scherb
  • Patent number: 10128882
    Abstract: A mobile communications radio receiver for multiple radio network operation includes an RF unit for generating a first down-converted signal from a radio signal received from a first radio network and a second down-converted signal from a radio signal received from a second radio network. Further, it includes a first receiver comprising a paging indicator channel demodulator for demodulating a paging indicator channel of the first radio network based on the first down-converted signal, and a second receiver including a pilot channel demodulator for demodulating a pilot channel of the second radio network based on the second down-converted signal. A first data connection is configured to couple paging information contained in the second down-converted signal to an input of the paging indicator channel demodulator of the first receiver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Intel Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Thorsten Clevorn, Herbert Dawid, Bertram Gunzelmann
  • Publication number: 20180270024
    Abstract: A scheduling device for scheduling an allocation of a set of link resources includes: a prediction circuit configured to generate a predicted link quality for a first link resource of the set of link resources; a classification circuit configured to classify the first link resource to a classification pattern based on the predicted link quality of the first link resource; and an allocation circuit configured to allocate the first link resource to a first transmission or retransmission subframe set based on the classification pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: Intel lP Corporation
    Inventors: Holger Neuhaus, Xiaofeng Wu, Bertram Gunzelmann, Axel Huebner
  • Publication number: 20180254851
    Abstract: Technology for an eNodeB to communicate with a user equipment (UE) using a extended downlink (DL) self-contained frame within a wireless communication network is disclosed. The eNodeB can process data to form an extended downlink (DL) self-contained frame, comprising: a first self-contained subframe including a DL control data, DL data, uplink (UL) control data, and one or more reference symbols; an Mth subframe is located subsequent to the first self-contained subframe, the Mth subframe including one or more resource elements configured for DL data, wherein M is a positive integer greater that is greater than one; and an Nth subframe that is subsequent to the Mth subframe, the Nth subframe including one or more resource elements configured for UL control data. The eNodeB can process the extended DL self-contained frame for transmission to the UE.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2016
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventors: SABINE ROESSEL, HOLGER NEUHAUS, BERTRAM GUNZELMANN, YEONG-SUN HWANG, JONG-KAE FWU, XIANGYANG ZHUANG
  • Patent number: 9832747
    Abstract: A mobile terminal device includes a receiver circuit and a processing circuit. The receiver circuit is configured to receive a plurality of reference signal patterns from a plurality of transmission locations, wherein each of the plurality of reference signal patterns corresponds to a respective transmission location of the plurality of transmission locations. The processing circuit is configured to determine a synchronization offset estimate for each of the plurality of transmission locations based on the plurality of reference signal patterns to generate a plurality of synchronization offset estimates; determine if a minimum-valued synchronization offset estimate of the plurality of synchronization offset estimates satisfies predefined criteria; and determine a reception time window for processing data based on the minimum-valued synchronization offset estimate if the minimum-valued synchronization offset estimate satisfies the predefined criteria.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: INTEL IP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Dae Jung Yoon, Bertram Gunzelmann, Ansgar Scherb
  • Patent number: 9743343
    Abstract: According to one aspect of this disclosure, a method for receiving information is provided, the method comprising determining whether there is a conflict between the reception of first information by a communication terminal from a first base station and the reception of second information by the communication terminal and depending on the result of the determination, controlling a receiver of the communication terminal to receive the first information from a second base station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: INTEL DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
    Inventors: Thorsten Clevorn, Bertram Gunzelmann
  • Patent number: 9735819
    Abstract: A radio receiver for multiple radio network operation includes an RF unit for generating a first down-converted signal from a radio signal received from a first radio network and a second down-converted signal from a radio signal received from a second radio network. Further, it includes a first receiver comprising a paging indicator channel demodulator for demodulating a paging indicator channel of the first radio network based on the first down-converted signal, and a second receiver including a pilot channel demodulator for demodulating a pilot channel of the second radio network based on the second down-converted signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: Intel Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Thorsten Clevorn, Herbert Dawid, Bertram Gunzelmann
  • Publication number: 20170181168
    Abstract: According to an example, a communication device is described comprising a receiver configured to receive a signal, a divider configured to divide the signal into signal components, an estimator configured to estimate, for each signal component, an expected processing error which is made when, instead of a first processing scheme, a second processing scheme is used to process the signal component, wherein the first has a higher processing effort than the second, a determiner configured to determine, for each signal component, whether to process the signal component by the first or by the second processing scheme based on the expected processing errors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2016
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Inventors: Holger NEUHAUS, Rajarajan BALRAJ, Christian FABER, Bertram GUNZELMANN
  • Publication number: 20170093538
    Abstract: A mobile terminal device may include a receiver circuit and a processing circuit. The receiver circuit may be configured to receive a composite signal comprising a plurality of reference signal patterns associated with a plurality of transmit locations. The processing circuit may be configured to identify a first reference signal pattern and a second reference signal pattern from the plurality of reference signal patterns; generate a first offset estimate and a second offset estimate based on the first reference signal pattern and the second reference signal pattern; determine a refined offset estimate based on the first offset estimate and the second offset estimate, wherein first offset estimate has a greater offset estimation range than the second offset estimate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Publication date: March 30, 2017
    Inventors: Dae Jung Yoon, Bertram Gunzelmann, Ansgar Scherb
  • Publication number: 20170086153
    Abstract: A mobile terminal device includes a receiver circuit and a processing circuit. The receiver circuit is configured to receive a plurality of reference signal patterns from a plurality of transmission locations, wherein each of the plurality of reference signal patterns corresponds to a respective transmission location of the plurality of transmission locations. The processing circuit is configured to determine a synchronization offset estimate for each of the plurality of transmission locations based on the plurality of reference signal patterns to generate a plurality of synchronization offset estimates; determine if a minimum-valued synchronization offset estimate of the plurality of synchronization offset estimates satisfies predefined criteria; and determine a reception time window for processing data based on the minimum-valued synchronization offset estimate if the minimum-valued synchronization offset estimate satisfies the predefined criteria.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2015
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Inventors: Dae Jung YOON, Bertram GUNZELMANN, ANSGAR SCHERB
  • Patent number: 9526126
    Abstract: A mobile communications radio receiver for multiple radio network operation includes an RF unit for generating a first down-converted signal from a radio signal received from a first radio network and a second down-converted signal from a radio signal received from a second radio network. Further, the receiver includes a first receiving unit including a user data channel demodulator configured to demodulate a dedicated user data physical channel and a control channel demodulator configured to demodulate a common control data channel of the first radio network based on the first down-converted signal. Still further, the receiver includes a second receiving unit including a pilot channel demodulator configured to demodulate a pilot channel of the second radio network based on the second down-converted signal. A first data connection is configured to couple control data contained in the second down-converted signal to the control channel demodulator of the first receiving unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: Intel Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Thorsten Clevorn, Herbert Dawid, Bertram Gunzelmann
  • Patent number: 9380641
    Abstract: A mobile station is disclosed for processing differing radio standards such as GSM/GPRS/EDGE and TD-SCDMA. The mobile station includes a channel decoding unit and a coding unit. The signals of both radio standards are processed both with the coding unit and with the channel decoding unit. The coding unit and the channel decoding unit are arranged in the baseband chip of the mobile station. The TD-SCDMA-specific algorithms can be generated by means of a coprocessor that is electrically connected to the baseband chip or integrated in the baseband chip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: Intel Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Robert Denk, Bertram Gunzelmann, Xiaofeng Wu
  • Patent number: 9148870
    Abstract: A mobile communications radio receiver for multiple radio network operation includes an RF unit configured to generate a first down-converted signal from a radio signal received from a first radio network and a second down-converted signal from a radio signal received from a second radio network. Further, the mobile communications radio receiver includes a paging indicator channel demodulator configured to demodulate during a first period of time a paging indicator channel of the first radio network based on the first down-converted signal and for demodulating during a second period of time a paging indicator channel of the second radio network based on the second down-converted signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2015
    Assignee: Intel Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Thorsten Clevorn, Herbert Dawid, Bertram Gunzelmann
  • Patent number: 9113399
    Abstract: A method for searching for a radio cell is provided comprising determining, for each of a plurality of frequencies, a reception strength value indicating the reception strength within a first bandwidth around the frequency, wherein the first bandwidth is smaller than a second bandwidth with which a radio cell to be searched is operated; determining, based on the determined reception strength values, a spectral position for a radio cell at which a cell search is to be carried out; and carrying out a cell search at the determined spectral position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: INTEL DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
    Inventors: Tudor Murgan, Kai Wu, Stefan Herzinger, Christian Drewes, Jean-Xavier Canonici, Bertram Gunzelmann
  • Patent number: 9106298
    Abstract: A channel filter (200) with a variable pass bandwidth has a first low-pass filter (200.2) on the input side and is driven by a means (30) for controlling the pass bandwidth as a function of the adjacent channel interference. A first input of the control means (30) is connected to the first low-pass filter (200.2), and a second input is connected to a bandpass filter (200.4) which is connected in parallel with the channel filter (200). The signal path which contains the low-pass filter (200.2) contains a means (37) for removing a DC signal component or DC component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Assignee: Intel Mobile Communications GmbH
    Inventors: Bertram Gunzelmann, Xiaofeng Wu
  • Patent number: 9106341
    Abstract: According to one aspect of this disclosure, a communication terminal is provided comprising a receiver configured to receive pilot information from a first transmitter via a pilot channel; a controller configured to control the receiver to receive, during a predetermined period, pilot information from a second transmitter; and a channel estimator, configured to provide an estimation of transmission characteristics between the communication terminal and the first transmitter for receiving data from the first transmitter over the communication connection during the predetermined period based on other information about the transmission characteristics between the communication terminal and the first transmitter than the pilot information which is sent by the first transmitter via the pilot channel during the predetermined period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Assignee: INTEL DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
    Inventors: Thorsten Clevorn, Bertram Gunzelmann
  • Patent number: 9088328
    Abstract: A mobile communication device receiver for receiving a communication signal of a base station via a carrier includes a filter, a scanner and a first controller. The scanner is configured to scan a frequency range in order to determine a spectral distribution of interference within and/or adjacent to the carrier. The first controller is configured to adapt a passband characteristic of the filter based on the spectral distribution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: Intel Mobile Communications GmbH
    Inventor: Bertram Gunzelmann