Patents by Inventor Hideji Wakabayashi

Hideji Wakabayashi 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: 11968684
    Abstract: A method for transmitting data by a communications device in a cell of a wireless communications network, the method comprising receiving an indication of a plurality of configured grants, each of the configured grants allocating a sequence of communications resources for the transmission of the data in the cell by the communications device, receiving an indication of a mapping between each of a plurality of logical channels and one or more of the plurality of configured grants, and transmitting a first portion of the data associated with a first logical channel of the plurality of logical channels using communications resources allocated by one of the plurality of configured grants, in accordance with the mapping.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Vivek Sharma, Yassin Aden Awad, Yuxin Wei, Hideji Wakabayashi
  • Publication number: 20240121328
    Abstract: A method of transmitting data by a transmitting entity in a wireless communications network to a receiving entity, the method comprising receiving, at the transmitting entity, data for transmission via a wireless access interface of the wireless communications network, dividing the data into portions for transmission, forming from each portion of data for each of one or more protocol layers one or more protocol data units, the one or more protocol data units being formed for each layer according to a protocol applied by the layer for transmitting the protocol data unit and each of the protocol data units for each layer includes a header, and transmitting the data via the wireless access interface by processing each of the one or more protocol data units via each of the one or more protocol layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Vivek SHARMA, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Yassin Aden AWAD
  • Patent number: 11956707
    Abstract: A communications device configured to transmit signals representing data to one or more in-coverage communications devices forming with the communications device a group, one of the in-coverage communications devices acting as an active relay node for the communications device, so that the in-coverage communications device can transmit signals representing the data to the infrastructure equipment of the mobile communications network, and to receive signals representing the data from the in-coverage communications device acting as the active relay node. The signals transmitted to the in-coverage communications device are received according to a device-to-device communications protocol, wherein the signals transmitted by the communications device or received by the communications device include an identifier which identifies the signals to the in-coverage communications device. One of the other in-coverage communications device can be selected by the infrastructure equipment to act as the active relay node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Brian Alexander Martin, Hideji Wakabayashi, Shinichiro Tsuda
  • Publication number: 20240114387
    Abstract: A method of controlling communications within a wireless communications network is provided. The method comprises communicating, with a first infrastructure equipment acting as a donor node, signals representing data by a second of the infrastructure equipment over a first communications path via one or more others of infrastructure equipment acting as relay nodes, the second infrastructure equipment being a child node and one of the one or more other infrastructure equipment acting as the relay nodes or the donor node being a parent node, the parent node being connected to the child node via a backhaul communications link and configured to allocate uplink communications resources to the child node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Vivek SHARMA, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Yassin Aden AWAD
  • Patent number: 11950301
    Abstract: A method of operating a first terminal device to transmit data to a second terminal device by performing device-to-device communication includes selecting radio resources, on which to transmit the data based on a priority status associated with the data, whereby certain radio resource are reserved for use in association with data classified as high priority. A method of operating the second terminal device to receive data from the first terminal device includes: receiving data from the first terminal device using the selected radio resources; determining if another terminal device is transmitting data on a radio resource which is not selected for transmitting data by the first terminal device and which is reserved for transmitting data classified as having a high priority; and, if so, stopping reception of data from the first terminal device on the selected radio resources and instead seeking to receive further transmissions from the other terminal device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideji Wakabayashi, Brian Alexander Martin
  • Publication number: 20240107450
    Abstract: A mobile telecommunications system comprising first infrastructure equipment and a terminal wherein the terminal is configured to communicate with the first infrastructure equipment via an air interface provided by the first infrastructure equipment, wherein the terminal is configured to: determine that the terminal can trigger an infrastructure equipment search; and transmit, based on determining that the terminal can trigger an infrastructure equipment search, a wake-up signal; and wherein the first infrastructure equipment is configured to: based on the wake-up signal from the terminal, transition to an active state where the first infrastructure equipment provides the air interface for the terminal to communicate with the first infrastructure equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2022
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Vivek SHARMA, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Yassin Aden AWAD
  • Publication number: 20240098584
    Abstract: A method for providing service continuity in a handover of a communications device from an untrusted access point to a trusted access point in a wireless communications network includes transmitting a request to receive a service from a core network of the wireless communications network via the untrusted access point, the communications device being in an inactive state; receiving from the untrusted access point the requested service using a current communications session; determining that a handover procedure should be performed from the untrusted access point to the trusted access point; arranging for the trusted access point to receive information regarding the current communications session in advance of the handover, the information including at least an indication that the communications device is currently receiving the requested service via the untrusted access point; receiving the requested service from the core network via the trusted access point after the handover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2022
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Vivek SHARMA, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Yuxin WEI, Yassin Aden AWAD
  • Publication number: 20240089337
    Abstract: A broker circuitry, wherein the broker circuitry is configured to communicate with one or more publisher devices and with a plurality of subscriber devices, wherein an internet-of-things network is based on a publisher-subscriber method for data distribution between the one or more publisher devices and the plurality of subscriber devices, wherein a publisher device of the one or more publisher devices is registered as a publisher for a data category at a broker in the internet-of-things network and at least one subscriber device of the plurality of subscriber devices is registered as a subscriber for the data category at the broker in the internet-of-things network, wherein the broker circuitry is further configured to: provide the broker, wherein a control plane and a user plane are handled separately.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2021
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Yassin Aden AWAD, Vivek SHARMA, Yuxin WEI
  • Publication number: 20240089833
    Abstract: A mobile telecommunications system entity for a mobile telecommunications system has at least one entity, which serves at least one user equipment. The mobile telecommunications system entity has circuitry which is configured to transmit scheduling information for on-demand system information, which can be requested by the at least one user equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Brian ALEXANDER MARTIN, Vivek SHARMA, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Shinichiro TSUDA
  • Publication number: 20240089957
    Abstract: A base station for a mobile telecommunications system has circuitry configured to communicate with at least one user equipment. The circuitry is further configured to transmit minimum system information having a bitmap indicating at least one service provided by a cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Vivek SHARMA, Hideji WAKABAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11930391
    Abstract: A method of transmitting data by a communications device, the method comprising receiving a plurality of service data units including a first service data unit and a second service data unit at a Service Data Adaptation Protocol (SDAP), service access point (SAP) according to one or more quality of service (QoS) flows, each of the QoS flows defining a quality of service for the data received from the service data units, mapping the service data units received according to the one or more QoS flows on to one or more radio bearers, each of the one or more radio bearers being defined by a packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) entity within a PDCP layer, forming the service data units into protocol data units for transmission via the radio bearer to which the corresponding QoS flow has been mapped, and transmitting the protocol data units via the corresponding radio bearer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Vivek Sharma, Samuel Asangbeng Atungsiri, Shin Horng Wong, Kazuyuki Shimezawa, Hideji Wakabayashi
  • Publication number: 20240080916
    Abstract: A method for controlling a connection procedure for a terminal device requesting a radio connection to a cell supported by network infrastructure equipment in a wireless telecommunication system, the method comprising: determining, at the terminal device, that a request to connect to the cell supported by the network infrastructure equipment is to be made, establishing, at the terminal device, application information relating to an operating context for the terminal device; transmitting a connection request message from the terminal device to the network infrastructure equipment, wherein the connection request message comprises a request for the terminal device to connect to the cell and an indication of the application information; and determining, at the network infrastructure equipment, whether to allow the request for the terminal device to connect to the cell based, at least in part, on the application information received by the network infrastructure equipment from the terminal device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2023
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Vivek SHARMA, Brian Alexander MARTIN, Yuxin WEI, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Shinichiro TSUDA
  • Publication number: 20240080750
    Abstract: A mobile telecommunications system method for transmitting on demand system information to a user equipment includes requesting system information, based on a specific radio resource control connection state, and to transmit system information to the user equipment, based on the system information request.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2023
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Brian Alexander MARTIN, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Shinichiro TSUDA
  • Patent number: 11924695
    Abstract: A mobile telecommunications system method is described. A property of a first received reference signal from a first base station operating in a first mobile telecommunications system and a property of a second received reference signal from a second base station or a user equipment operating in a second mobile telecommunications system are measured. It is switched from the first base station to the second base station as a serving base station based on the property of the first received reference signal and on the property of the second received reference signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichiro Tsuda, Yuxin Wei, Brian Alexander Martin, Hideji Wakabayashi
  • Patent number: 11924913
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising circuitry configured to generate a user equipment identifier which is unique on Anchor cell level or which is unique in RAN notified area level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Brian Alexander Martin, Shin Horng Wong, Martin Warwick Beale, Yuxin Wei, Vivek Sharma, Shinichiro Tsuda, Hideji Wakabayashi, Samuel Asangbeng Atungsiri
  • Patent number: 11917693
    Abstract: Infrastructure equipment for use in a wireless telecommunications network, the infrastructure equipment including: receiver circuitry configured to receive a second signal from a terminal device of the wireless telecommunications network; and transmitter circuitry configured to transmit a third signal to the terminal device, the third signal being transmitted in response to the reception of the second signal, the third signal being for the terminal device to determine, in combination with a first signal received by the terminal device, the spatial position of the terminal device, and the third signal being comprised within a system information block (SIB).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignees: SONY GROUP CORPORATION, SONY MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS INC
    Inventors: Hideji Wakabayashi, Anders Berggren, Yuxin Wei, Vivek Sharma, Shinichiro Tsuda
  • Patent number: 11916797
    Abstract: A network entity for a mobile telecommunications system, including circuitry configured to perform transmission rate control of data transmissions according to a transmission control protocol, wherein the transmission rate control is performed based on an output of a machine learning algorithm including a prediction of a congestion of the data transmissions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Vivek Sharma, Yuxin Wei, Hideji Wakabayashi, Yassin Aden Awad
  • Patent number: 11910449
    Abstract: A method of operating a first infrastructure equipment forming part of a wireless communications network is provided. The method comprises transmitting radio signals to and/or receiving radio signals from a second of infrastructure equipment using frequency resources of a first of bandwidth parts, a first infrastructure equipment being connected to the second infrastructure equipment on a downlink of the first infrastructure equipment and configured to allocate uplink communications resources to the second infrastructure equipment, and transmitting radio signals to and/or receiving radio signals from a third of the infrastructure equipment using frequency resources of a second of bandwidth parts, the first infrastructure equipment being connected to the third infrastructure equipment on an uplink of the first infrastructure equipment and configured to receive allocated uplink communications resources from the third infrastructure equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuxin Wei, Vivek Sharma, Hideji Wakabayashi, Yassin Aden Awad
  • Patent number: 11902888
    Abstract: An infrastructure equipment comprising circuitry configured to transmit system information specific for aerial UEs, the system information specific for aerial UEs comprising assistance information for cell selection/reselection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichiro Tsuda, Hideji Wakabayashi, Yuxin Wei, Vivek Sharma
  • Patent number: 11903065
    Abstract: A wireless telecommunication system comprising a terminal device, a first network access node and a second network access node, wherein the first and second network access nodes are configured to support a dual connectivity mode of operation for the terminal device in which the first network access node acts as a master network access node and the second network access node acts as a secondary network access node and in which the same data are communicated between the terminal device and the first network access node and between the terminal device and the second network access node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Vivek Sharma, Yassin Aden Awad, Yuxin Wei, Hideji Wakabayashi