Patents by Inventor Fredrik Gunnarsson

Fredrik Gunnarsson 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: 10727970
    Abstract: A method and a user equipment (110) as well as a method and a radio transmitter (120) for managing positioning reference signals are disclosed. Moreover, a method and a network node (130) for configuring positioning reference signals are disclosed. The network node (130) sends (A050), to the user equipment (110), a reception configuration of positioning reference signals, wherein the reception configuration comprises a cell identity relating to the radio transmitter (120) and an identifier for determining of positioning reference signals. The network node (130) sends (A070), to the radio transmitter (120), a transmit configuration of positioning reference signals, wherein the transmit configuration comprises the cell identity and the identifier. The radio transmitter (120) determines (A090) the positioning reference signals based on the cell identity and the identifier. The radio transmitter (120) sends (A100) the positioning reference signals to the user equipment (110).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Henrik Rydén, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Sara Modarres Razavi, Meng Wang
  • Publication number: 20200236644
    Abstract: Embodiments herein disclose a method performed by a wireless device for managing positioning of the wireless device in the wireless communications network. The wireless device obtains, from a network node, assistance data or configuration data comprising two or more positioning reference signal, PRS, configurations associated with a radio network node or a service area of the radio network node. The wireless device further indicates, to the network node, a scope of usage of the two or more PRS configurations with an indication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Fredrik Gunnarsson, Henrik Rydén, Sara Modarres Razavi
  • Patent number: 10721015
    Abstract: A Radio Network Node (RNN) and a method for enabling an improved reception of Positioning Reference Signals (PRSs) at a communications device. The RNN and the communications device are operable in a wireless communications network. The RNN selects a first precoder and a second precoder for forming a first beam and a second beam, respectively, and obtains a precoding switching pattern relating to when the first precoder is to be applied to one or more first PRS symbols and when the second precoder is to be applied to one or more second PRS symbols. Further, the RNN transmits, to the communications device, the one or more first PRS symbols to which the first precoder is applied; and in accordance with the obtained precoding switching pattern, the RNN transmits, to the communications device, the one or more second PRS symbols to which the second precoder is applied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Henrik Rydén, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Sara Modarres Razavi, Ali Zaidi, Meng Wang
  • Patent number: 10716010
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an improved predicting of target carrier radio conditions in a communication network. The improved prediction is achieved by acquiring, by a first network node, measurement data based on radio signals at a source carrier and a first target carrier. Subsequently, a target carrier radio condition prediction function is identified by the first network node or a second network node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Mirsad Cirkic, Samuel Axelsson, Joel Berglund, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Pradeepa Ramachandra, Henrik Rydén
  • Publication number: 20200217918
    Abstract: There is provided a method for providing Observed Time Difference of Arrival (OTDOA) Reference Signal Time Difference (RSTD) measurements from a wireless device to a location server. The method comprises sending, from the wireless node to the location server, a capability to support OTDOA location measurements using multipath RSTD, receiving, at the wireless node, a request for OTDOA location measurements using multipath RSTD, from the location server. The method comprises receiving, at the wireless node, assistance data providing details of required OTDOA location measurements using multipath RSTD from the location server, receiving, at the wireless node, a signal from an RSTD reference cell and a neighbor cell. The method comprises observing, at the wireless node, a time difference between the received signals thereby obtaining the required OTDOA location measurements using multipath RSTD and sending the required OTDOA location measurements using multipath RSTD from the wireless node to the location server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Henrik Rydén, Sara Modarres Razavi, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Kai-Erik Sunell
  • Patent number: 10708881
    Abstract: A method, apparatus, and system are provided for facilitating positioning based on signal correlation function characteristic feedback. In an embodiment, the method may involve steps performed by a network node in communication with a wireless communication device (WCD) and a plurality of base stations. The network node receives, from the WCD, location information including position reference signal (PRS) correlation function characteristics of a cross-correlation between a received downlink signal and a transmitted PRS for each base station from the plurality of base stations. The network node determines a position of the WCD using the PRS correlation function characteristics. The WCD may initiate the transmission of the PRS correlation function characteristics on its own, or in response to a request to do so from the network node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Fredrik Gunnarsson, Sara Modarres Razavi, Henrik Rydén, Meng Wang, Ali Zaidi
  • Patent number: 10701659
    Abstract: A method performed by a User Equipment, UE, for handling Tracking Area, TA, information for the UE is provided. The UE operates in a wireless communications network. The UE obtains (401) a TA configuration comprising a list of allowed Tracking Area Codes, TACs, for the UE. The UE obtains (402) a first TAC and a first Tracking Area Part code, TAP. The first TAC relates to a TA. The TA comprises a number of TA parts, each TA part being associated with a TAP. The UE determines (403) a second TAC based on a combination the first TAC and the first TAP. When the second TAC is not in the list comprised in the TA configuration, the UE requests (404) updated TA information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Pål Frenger, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Martin Hessler
  • Patent number: 10694543
    Abstract: A first network node 204 and method therein for establishing a neighbour relation with a second network node 206 is disclosed. The first and second network nodes are operating in a wireless communications network 200. The first network node receives a random access request from a communications device 210 operating in the wireless communications network. For neighbour node determination, the first network node transmits, to a third network node 208, a first information relating to an identity of a preamble comprised in the received random access request and to a first reception time of the random access request. The first network node establishes a neighbour relation with the second network node based on a neighbour node determination performed based on the first information by the third network node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Reza Moosavi, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Pradeepa Ramachandra, Kristina Zetterberg
  • Publication number: 20200191901
    Abstract: A first communication node and method therein for activation of a positioning procedure for a target device in a wireless communication network are disclosed. The first communication node determines whether the target device has moved and activates a positioning procedure for the target device when the movement is larger than a threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2016
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Bengt Lindoff, Gabor Fodor, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Jonas Kronander, Anders Wallen
  • Patent number: 10681600
    Abstract: Embodiments herein relate to a method performed by a wireless device (10) for handling neighbour relationships between radio network nodes in a wireless communication network. The wireless device (10) obtains a request from a first radio network node to provide an identity of a mobility reference signal (MRS) handler associated with one or more MRSs. Furthermore, the wireless device (10) obtains the identity of the MRS handler, which identity is in direct association with at least one MRS out of the one or more MRSs, and reports to the first radio network node, the identity of the MRS handler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Pål Frenger, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Reza Moosavi, Pradeepa Ramachandra, Kristina Zetterberg
  • Publication number: 20200178200
    Abstract: The embodiments herein relate to a method, performed by a target device (10), for handling positioning of the target device (10). The target device obtains, from a network node (20), a sensor reporting configuration. The target device obtains sensor measurements. The target device determines a reporting scope based on the obtained sensor measurements according to the obtained sensor reporting configuration. The target device sends, to the network node (20), a measurement report comprising the sensor measurements according to the determined reporting scope, wherein the measurement report comprises a displacement of the target device relative to a reference position. The embodiments further relate to a a corresponding method performed by the network node (20).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Fredrik Gunnarsson, Sara Modarres Razavi, Henrik Rydén
  • Patent number: 10673485
    Abstract: A method and a receiving node for determining Time Of Arrival (TOA) for a radio signal received from a transmitting node in a wireless network. The receiving node detects the received radio signal by cross-correlating the received radio signal with a predefined reference signal transmitted by the transmitting node, to obtain a Cross-Correlated Function (CCF). The receiving node then estimates a set of candidate TOAs for respective signal components of the cross-correlated signal, and determines a final TOA for the received radio signal based on the set of candidate TOAs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Henrik Rydén, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Sara Modarres Razavi, Ali Zaidi
  • Publication number: 20200169336
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to radio network communication. In one of its aspects, the disclosure presented herein concerns a method for performing beam-based positioning. The method is implemented in a target device. According to the method, a list of transmitter beam IDentities (IDs) accompanied with corresponding beam-based Positioning Reference Signal (PRS) configurations for one or more radio cells associated with one or more radio network nodes are received. Different beam-based PRS sequences are used for different transmitter beams of one radio network node. Based on the received list of transmitter beam IDs accompanied with corresponding PRS configurations, a set of transmitter beams for subsequent measuring are determined.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Sara Modarres Razavi, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Henrik Rydén, Iana Siomina
  • Patent number: 10656241
    Abstract: A method performed by a wireless device for reporting an RSTD value to a network node of a wireless communication network. The method includes receiving a configuration of positioning reference signals (PRSs) from the network node, the configuration indicating a plurality of PRS identities for respective transmission points (TPs) of the wireless communication network, determining an RSTD value for a TP based on the received configuration, and reporting the determined RSTD value for the TP to the network node. A first frequency reuse factor for the PRSs that is lower than a default second frequency reuse factor may be used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Henrik Rydén, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Xingqin Lin, Sara Modarres Razavi
  • 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: 10638253
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus in a fifth-generation wireless communications, including an example method, in a wireless device, that includes receiving a downlink signal comprising an uplink access configuration index, using the uplink access configuration index to identify an uplink access configuration from among a predetermined plurality of uplink access configurations, and transmitting to the wireless communications network according to the identified uplink access configuration. The example method further includes, in the same wireless device, receiving, in a first subframe, a first Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing (OFDM) transmission formatted according to a first numerology and receiving, in a second subframe, a second OFDM transmission formatted according to a second numerology, the second numerology differing from the first numerology. Variants of this method, corresponding apparatuses, and corresponding network-side methods and apparatuses are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Stefan Parkvall, Janne Peisa, Gunnar Mildh, Robert Baldemair, Stefan Wager, Jonas Kronander, Karl Werner, Richard Abrahamsson, Ismet Aktas, Peter Alriksson, Junaid Ansari, Shehzad Ali Ashraf, Henrik Asplund, Fredrik Athley, Håkan Axelsson, Joakim Axmon, Johan Axnäs, Kumar Balachandran, Gunnar Bark, Jan-Erik Berg, Andreas Bergström, Håkan Björkegren, Nadia Brahmi, Cagatay Capar, Anders Carlsson, Andreas Cedergren, Mikael Coldrey, Icaro L. J. da Silva, Erik Dahlman, Ali El Essaili, Ulrika Engström, Mårten Ericson, Erik Eriksson, Mikael Fallgren, Rui Fan, Gabor Fodor, Pål Frenger, Jonas Fridén, Jonas Fröberg Olsson, Anders Furuskär, Johan Furuskog, Virgile Garcia, Ather Gattami, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Ulf Gustavsson, Bo Hagerman, Fredrik Harrysson, Ning He, Martin Hessler, Kimmo Hiltunen, Songnam Hong, Dennis Hui, Jörg Huschke, Tim Irnich, Sven Jacobsson, Niklas Jaldén, Simon Järmyr, Zhiyuan Jiang, Martin Johansson, Niklas Johansson, Du Ho Kang, Eleftherios Karipidis, Patrik Karlsson, Ali S. Khayrallah, Caner Kilinc, Göran N. Klang, Sara Landström, Christina Larsson, Gen Li, Lars Lindbom, Robert Lindgren, Bengt Lindoff, Fredrik Lindqvist, Jinhua Liu, Thorsten Lohmar, Qianxi Lu, Lars Manholm, Ivana Maric, Jonas Medbo, Qingyu Miao, Reza Moosavi, Walter Müller, Elena Myhre, Karl Norrman, Bengt-Erik Olsson, Torgny Palenius, Sven Petersson, Jose Luis Pradas, Mikael Prytz, Olav Queseth, Pradeepa Ramachandra, Edgar Ramos, Andres Reial, Thomas Rimhagen, Emil Ringh, Patrik Rugeland, Johan Rune, Joachim Sachs, Henrik Sahlin, Vidit Saxena, Nima Seifi, Yngve Selén, Eliane Semaan, Sachin Sharma, Cong Shi, Johan Sköld, Magnus Stattin, Anders Stjernman, Dennis Sundman, Lars Sundström, Miurel Isabel Tercero Vargas, Claes Tidestav, Sibel Tombaz, Johan Torsner, Hugo Tullberg, Jari Vikberg, Peter Von Wrycza, Thomas Walldeen, Pontus Wallentin, Hai Wang, Ke Wang Helmersson, Jianfeng Wang, Yi-Pin Eric Wang, Niclas Wiberg, Emma Wittenmark, Osman Nuri Can Yilmaz, Ali Zaidi, Zhan Zhang, Zhang Zhang, Yanli Zheng
  • Publication number: 20200128506
    Abstract: Methods and nodes (110; 115; 116; 117; 120; 121; 130; 140) for managing position information associated with a group of wireless devices (120-121) configured to be served in a wireless communication network (100). It is obtained (201; 301-303; 501; 501a-b) information indicating a first wireless device (120) as member and positioning representative of the group and at least one other, second, wireless device (121) as further member of the group. Said at least one second wireless device (121) being able to communicate wirelessly and directly with the first wireless device (120) over a direct communication link (125). A position of said at least one second wireless device (121) is estimated based on communication of positioning supporting information over said direct communication link (125).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Xin ZHANG, Samuel AXELSSON, Fredrik GUNNARSSON, Kjell LARSSON, Jawad MANSSOUR, Sara MODARRES RAZAVI
  • Patent number: 10630410
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus in a fifth-generation wireless communications, including an example method, in a wireless device, that includes receiving a downlink signal comprising an uplink access configuration index, using the uplink access configuration index to identify an uplink access configuration from among a predetermined plurality of uplink access configurations, and transmitting to the wireless communications network according to the identified uplink access configuration. The example method further includes, in the same wireless device, receiving, in a first subframe, a first Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing (OFDM) transmission formatted according to a first numerology and receiving, in a second subframe, a second OFDM transmission formatted according to a second numerology, the second numerology differing from the first numerology. Variants of this method, corresponding apparatuses, and corresponding network-side methods and apparatuses are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Stefan Parkvall, Janne Peisa, Gunnar Mildh, Robert Baldemair, Stefan Wager, Jonas Kronander, Karl Werner, Richard Abrahamsson, Ismet Aktas, Peter Alriksson, Junaid Ansari, Shehzad Ali Ashraf, Henrik Asplund, Fredrik Athley, Håkan Axelsson, Joakim Axmon, Johan Axnäs, Kumar Balachandran, Gunnar Bark, Jan-Erik Berg, Andreas Bergström, Håkan Björkegren, Nadia Brahmi, Cagatay Capar, Anders Carlsson, Andreas Cedergren, Mikael Coldrey, Icaro L. J. da Silva, Erik Dahlman, Ali El Essaili, Ulrika Engström, Mårten Ericson, Erik Eriksson, Mikael Fallgren, Rui Fan, Gabor Fodor, Pål Frenger, Jonas Fridén, Jonas Fröberg Olsson, Anders Furuskär, Johan Furuskog, Virgile Garcia, Ather Gattami, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Ulf Gustavsson, Bo Hagerman, Fredrik Harrysson, Ning He, Martin Hessler, Kimmo Hiltunen, Songnam Hong, Dennis Hui, Jörg Huschke, Tim Irnich, Sven Jacobsson, Niklas Jaldén, Simon Järmyr, Zhiyuan Jiang, Martin Johansson, Niklas Johansson, Du Ho Kang, Eleftherios Karipidis, Patrik Karlsson, Ali S. Khayrallah, Caner Kilinc, Göran N. Klang, Sara Landström, Christina Larsson, Gen Li, Lars Lindbom, Robert Lindgren, Bengt Lindoff, Fredrik Lindqvist, Jinhua Liu, Thorsten Lohmar, Qianxi Lu, Lars Manholm, Ivana Maric, Jonas Medbo, Qingyu Miao, Reza Moosavi, Walter Müller, Elena Myhre, Karl Norrman, Bengt-Erik Olsson, Torgny Palenius, Sven Petersson, Jose Luis Pradas, Mikael Prytz, Olav Queseth, Pradeepa Ramachandra, Edgar Ramos, Andres Reial, Thomas Rimhagen, Emil Ringh, Patrik Rugeland, Johan Rune, Joachim Sachs, Henrik Sahlin, Vidit Saxena, Nima Seifi, Yngve Selén, Eliane Semaan, Sachin Sharma, Cong Shi, Johan Sköld, Magnus Stattin, Anders Stjernman, Dennis Sundman, Lars Sundström, Miurel Isabel Tercero Vargas, Claes Tidestav, Sibel Tombaz, Johan Torsner, Hugo Tullberg, Jari Vikberg, Peter Von Wrycza, Thomas Walldeen, Pontus Wallentin, Hai Wang, Ke Wang Helmersson, Jianfeng Wang, Yi-Pin Eric Wang, Niclas Wiberg, Emma Wittenmark, Osman Nuri Can Yilmaz, Ali Zaidi, Zhan Zhang, Zhang Zhang, Yanli Zheng
  • Publication number: 20200120447
    Abstract: Embodiments herein relate to a method performed by a target device (10), for handling positioning of the target device. The target device determines one or more displacements of the target device (10) in relation to a reference position based on measurements performed by at least one location source. The target device (10) sends, to a network node (20), a report comprising the determined one or more displacements of the target device (10), and a reference time to which the reference position is associated. Embodiments herein further relate to a method performed by a network node (20), for handling positioning of the target device (10). The network node obtains, from the target device (10), a report comprising the determined one or more displacements of the target device (10) in relation to a reference position, wherein the one or more displacements have been determined based on measurements performed by at least one location source, and a reference time to which the reference position is associated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Henrik Rydén, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Sara Modarres Razavi, Ritesh Shreevastav
  • Publication number: 20200120578
    Abstract: A wireless device (120) and a method therein for receiving positioning assistance data from a network node (110). The device receives information about radio resources that are to provide scheduling information of a positioning System Information Broadcast (SIB) which scheduling information is different from scheduling information of non-positioning SIB. The device uses the radio resources for receiving scheduling information of the positioning SIB. Further, the device receives positioning SIBs comprising positioning assistance data. The device determines whether or not the positioning assistance data of the received positioning SIBs is same in a second cell and a first cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Ritesh Shreevastav, Mattias Bergström, Tao Cui, Sven Ekemark, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Sara Modarres Razavi, Håkan Palm