Patents by Inventor Himke Van Der Velde

Himke Van Der Velde 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: 11218870
    Abstract: A communication technique for convergence of the 5G communication system for supporting higher data transmission rate after the 4G system with IoT technologies and a system thereof. Certain embodiments may be applied to intelligent services based on the 5G communication technologies and the IoT-associated technologies (for example, smart home, smart building, smart city, smart car or connected car, health care, digital education, retail services, security and safe-associated services, etc.). A method and an apparatus which can substitute reporting UE capabilities by use of an identifier of the UE, without reporting the overall UE capabilities in a method of reporting UE's own capability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seungri Jin, Himke Van Der Velde, Soenghun Kim
  • Publication number: 20210400755
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a pre-5th-Generation (5G) or 5G communication system to be provided for supporting higher data rates Beyond 4th-Generation (4G) communication system such as long term evolution (LTE). Disclosed is a method of operating a telecommunication network, in communication with a User Equipment, UE, comprising the use of Feature Sets, FS, wherein the telecommunication network is operable in a Dual Connectivity, DC, mode to support a first Radio Access Technology, RAT, and a second RAT, comprising the step of: the UE providing a UE capability container including a list of supported Band Combinations, BCs, for which Carrier Aggregation, CA, is supported.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Inventors: Himke VAN DER VELDE, Yinan QI
  • Publication number: 20210400541
    Abstract: Disclosed are a communication technique for merging, with IoT technology, a 5G communication system for supporting a data transmission rate higher than that of a 4G system, and a system thereof. The present disclosure can be applied to an intelligent service (for example, smart home, smart building, smart city, smart car or connected car, healthcare, digital education, retail, security and safety-related services, and the like), based on a 5G communication technology and an IoT-related technology.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Inventors: Soenghun KIM, Jaehyuk JANG, Sangbum KIM, Seungri JIN, Himke VAN DER VELDE
  • Patent number: 11206601
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a communication method and system for converging a 5th-Generation (5G) communication system for supporting higher data rates beyond a 4th-Generation (4G) system with a technology for Internet of Things (IoT). The present disclosure may be applied to intelligent services based on the 5G communication technology and the IoT-related technology, such as smart home, smart building, smart city, smart car, connected car, health care, digital education, smart retail, security and safety services. The disclosure also relates to a method and an apparatus for configuring barring configuration information of a user equipment (UE).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sangbum Kim, Alexander Sayenko, Seungri Jin, Himke Van Der Velde
  • Patent number: 11197278
    Abstract: Method and system for handling of special SCell selection in dual connectivity. The present invention relates to the field of wireless communication networks and more particularly to a User Equipment (UE) operating in dual connectivity mode in wireless communication networks. The principal object of the embodiments herein is to provide a method and system for handling of special SCell (PSCell) change by extending Event A3 or Event A5 to PSCell for relative comparison. Another object of the invention is to provide a method and system for handling of special SCell (PSCell) change with a new Event Ax.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Himke Van Der Velde, Mangesh Abhimanyu Ingale, Rajavelsamy Rajadurai, Woo-Seong Kim, Neha Sharma, Fasil Abdul Latheef
  • Patent number: 11196460
    Abstract: A subscriber station configured to communicate with one or more base stations or other transmission points (TPs) in a wireless communication network is configured to receive, from the network, information associated with one or more of the TPs that are candidates for coordinated multipoint (CoMP) transmission with the subscriber station, to measure a plurality of channel quality values for each of the one or more TPs, and to report the measured channel quality values to the network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Boon Loong Ng, Gerardus Johannes Petrus van Lieshout, Young-Han Nam, Himke van der Velde, Jianzhong Zhang, Ying Li, Younsun Kim, Krishna Sayana
  • Patent number: 11191122
    Abstract: A terminal and an operating method thereof are provided in a wireless communication system. The method includes receiving, from a base station, a radio resource control (RRC) message including an indicator regarding a full configuration procedure; when at least one data radio bearer (DRB) corresponding to a protocol data unit (PDU) session regarding the terminal is not included in a DRB add list included in the RRC message, identifying whether an indicator indicating a handover is included in the RRC message; and transmitting, to an upper layer, a message indicating release of a user plane resource regarding the PDU session, based on a result of the identifying.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Inventors: Sangyeob Jung, Soenghun Kim, Hyunjeong Kang, Himke Van Der Velde
  • Publication number: 20210352595
    Abstract: A method of a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes, in case that a first message to perform a handover from a first base station to a second base station is received, from the first base station, performing a medium access control (MAC) reset, wherein performing the MAC reset includes stopping a power headroom report (PHR) periodic timer; receiving, from the second base station, first information related to a first uplink resource; in case that the first uplink resource is first allocated for a new transmission since the MAC reset is performed, starting the stopped PHR periodic timer; transmitting, to the second base station, a second message to confirm the handover using the first uplink resource; triggering a PHR, in case that the started PHR periodic timer expires; receiving, from the second base station, second information related to a second uplink resource; and transmitting, to the second base station, the triggered PHR using the second uplink resource.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2021
    Publication date: November 11, 2021
    Inventors: Soeng-Hun KIM, Himke VAN DER VELDE
  • Publication number: 20210345179
    Abstract: A user equipment (2) has an ability to operate according to one or more spectrum emission requirement capability values (14) in a wireless communications network having at least a first serving cell (4). A message (6) is received at the user equipment (2) from the first serving cell (4) comprising a first indicator representing a first band designation (8), a second indicator representing a spectrum emission requirement value (10), and at least one additional indicator representing at least one additional spectrum emission requirement value (12), both the first and additional indicators relating to the first band designation. The user equipment (2) performs a comparison of the first and additional spectrum emission requirement values (10, 12) with the one or more spectrum emission requirement capability values (14) and determines a behaviour of the user equipment (2) in relation to the first serving cell (4) in dependence on the comparison.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Inventors: Gert-Jan VAN LIESHOUT, Himke VAN DER VELDE, Soeng Hun KIM, Xutao ZHOU
  • Patent number: 11166302
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to communication schemes for combining 5G communication systems with IoT technology to support higher data transmission rate as post-4G systems and systems for the same. The present disclosure may be used in intelligent services (e.g., smart home, smart building, smart city, smart car, or connected car, health-care, digital education, retail business, security and safety-related services, etc.) based on the 5G communication technology and IoT-related techniques. Disclosed is a method for transmitting a scheduling request (SR) by a user equipment (UE) in a cellular communication system. The transmitting method may comprises receiving configuration information related to transmission of the SR from an enhanced node B (eNB), determining a value of a timer for prohibiting an SR transmission based on the received configuration information, and transmitting a set of SRs, wherein the timer may start at the time of transmission of a first SR of the SR set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang-Bum Kim, Soeng-Hun Kim, Jae-Hyuk Jang, Himke Van Der Velde
  • Patent number: 11159967
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a pre-5th-Generation (5G) or 5G communication system to be provided for supporting higher data rates beyond 4th-Generation (4G) communication system such as long-term evolution (LTE). The disclosure relates to the collection and reporting of measurement information in a wireless communication system, in which an operation method of a terminal may include receiving configuration information for a logged minimization drive test (MDT) disclosed by a secondary node (SN), storing a measurement result by performing the logged MDT in one of a radio resource control (RRC) idle mode or an RRC inactive mode, based on the received configuration information, transmitting a message including an indicator for indicating that the stored measurement result exists after the terminal is switched to the RRC connected mode, receiving a request message for requesting the logged MDT measurement result, and transmitting a message for reporting the logged MDT measurement result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sangbum Kim, Soenghun Kim, Himke Van Der Velde
  • Patent number: 11153773
    Abstract: A method of operating a mobile device in a wireless communication network, the method comprising measuring interference at the mobile device, determining whether to report the measured interference to the network, and, if it is determine to report the measured interference to the network, transmitting an interference measurement report to the network including an indication of the time interference was measured. Also described is a method of operating a network node in a wireless communication network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Himke Van Der Velde, Thomas David Novlan, Gert Jan Van Lieshout
  • Patent number: 11146998
    Abstract: A method, performed by a user equipment (UE), of reselecting a cell in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes determining, by using at least one parameter received from a serving cell, whether to reselect at least one non-serving cell and reselecting a target cell from among the at least one non-serving cell, based on a result of the determining, wherein the reselecting of the target cell includes determining, by using at least one parameter received from the target cell, whether the target cell satisfies a cell selection criterion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sangyeob Jung, Soenghun Kim, Himke Van Der Velde, Alexander Sayenko
  • Publication number: 20210315026
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving data in a wireless communication system. A method of a base station for transmitting and receiving a synchronization signal includes performing listen-before-talk (LBT) on a channel of a terminal in an unlicensed band, and in case that the LBT succeeds within a window duration for transmitting a synchronization signal block (SSB), transmitting the SSB to the terminal, wherein the window duration includes at least one SSB burst length that is repeated in a specific period and has the specific period as a length of time, and the SSB is transmitted at a specific time within a first SSB burst length of the at least one SSB burst length.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Byounghoon JUNG, Anil AGIWAL, Soenghun KIM, Jaehyuk JANG, Himke VAN DER VELDE, Mangesh Abhimanyu INGALE
  • Patent number: 11139862
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus indicate and identify a ZP-CSI-RS configuration. The method for identifying includes identifying a DCI format and the ZP-CSI-RS configuration in response to receiving one or more control messages where a first set of ZP-CSI-RS configuration or configurations are configured to be used for DCI Format 1A and a second set of ZP-CSI-RS configuration or configurations are configured to be used for DCI Format 2D or 2C. The method also includes identifying a PDSCH rate matching based on the identified ZP-CSI-RS configuration. The method for indicating includes transmitting a dynamic signaling control message comprising an indication of a DCI format. The method also includes transmitting transmit a higher layer signaling control message comprising an indication of the ZP-CSI-RS configuration or configurations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Krishna Sayana, Boon Loong Ng, Young-Han Nam, Himke van der Velde, Gerardus Johannes Petrus van Lieshout
  • Publication number: 20210297911
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a communication method and system for converging a 5th-Generation (5G) communication system for supporting higher data rates beyond a 4th-Generation (4G) system with a technology for Internet of Things (IoT). The present disclosure may be applied to intelligent services based on the 5G communication technology and the IoT-related technology, such as smart home, smart building, smart city, smart car, connected car, health care, digital education, smart retail, security and safety services. A method performed by a terminal is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Sangyeob JUNG, Himke VAN DER VELDE, Soenghun KIM
  • Patent number: 11129183
    Abstract: A method for transmitting control information by a base station in a communication system using a plurality of serving cells comprises transmitting is provided. The method includes a terminal, an identifier of a second serving cell identifying where control information regarding a first serving cell is transmitted, transmitting, to the terminal, a predetermined value of a carrier identifier used in the second serving cell, and transmitting the control information regarding the first serving cell including the carrier identifier having the predetermined value through the second serving cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung-Hoon Choi, Himke Van Der Velde, Soeng-Hun Kim, Jae-Hyuk Jang, Young-Bum Kim, Tae-Han Bae
  • Publication number: 20210289409
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a communication method and system for converging a 5th-Generation (5G) communication system for supporting higher data rates beyond a 4th-Generation (4G) system with a technology for Internet of Things (IoT). The present disclosure may be applied to intelligent services based on the 5G communication technology and the IoT-related technology, such as smart home, smart building, smart city, smart car, connected car, health care, digital education, smart retail, security and safety services. This disclosure also relates to a cell reselection operation. A method of a terminal in a wireless communication system may include receiving a first scheduling information for a first frequency band from a base station, switching a bandwidth to the first frequency band according to the first scheduling information, starting a timer for the first frequency band, and switching the bandwidth to a second frequency band when the timer expires.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Inventors: Jungmin MOON, Himke VAN DER VELDE, Seunghoon PARK, Byounghoon JUNG
  • Patent number: 11122616
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for performing a random access by a user equipment (UE), including identifying a path loss and a size of a message that the UE will transmit after a transmission of a preamble, selecting a preamble set from at least two preamble sets based on a first threshold and a second threshold, wherein a first preamble set is selected if the path loss is less than the first threshold and the size of the message is greater than the second threshold, wherein a second preamble set is selected if the path loss is greater than or equal to the first threshold, or the size of the message is less than or equal to the second threshold, selecting a preamble from the selected preamble set, transmitting, to a base station, the selected preamble, receiving, from the base station, a random access response message including resource allocation information in response to the transmission of the selected preamble, and transmitting, to the base station, a radio resource control message based on the resource allocati
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Inventors: Kyeong-In Jeong, Himke Van Der Velde, Gert Jan Van Lieshout, Yong-Jun Kwak, Soeng-Hun Kim
  • Patent number: 11122585
    Abstract: A communication method and a terminal and a base station adapted to the method are provided. The communication method of a terminal includes: receiving a message containing information regarding a semi-persistent scheduling (SRS) configuration from a base station; determining whether a sub-frame configured with a non-adaptive re-transmission is identical to a sub-frame configured with an uplink grant according to the SPS configuration; and when: a sub-frame configured with a non-adaptive re-transmission is identical to a sub-frame configured with an uplink grant according to the SPS configuration; and the terminal does not have data to be first transmitted via the sub-frame configured with an uplink grant according to the SPS configuration, performing the non-adaptive re-transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sangbum Kim, Soenghun Kim, Jaehyuk Jang, Gert-Jan Van Lieshout, Himke Van Der Velde