Patents by Inventor Johan Rune

Johan Rune 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: 20200252907
    Abstract: According to certain embodiments, a method performed by a network node is provided for configuring beamformed paging transmissions to a user equipment (UE). The method includes obtaining information identifying at least one capability of the UE and taking into account the at least one capability of the UE when configuring at least one of the at least one paging occasion and the at least one_paging transmission within each paging occasion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventor: Johan RUNE
  • Patent number: 10736004
    Abstract: Disclosed is methods, devices and computer programs for controlling an uplink measurement procedure. There is in particular disclosed a method performed by a source access network node (1) in a wireless communication network for controlling an uplink measurement procedure for signals transmitted from a User Equipment (2), UE (2), to at least one candidate access network node (3). The method comprises providing (S1) a representation of first uplink resource to the UE (2) and the at least one candidate access network node (3), the first uplink resource to be used for transmission of a signal by the UE (2) for the at least one candidate access network node (3) to perform measurements on. The method also comprises the step of providing (S2), based on an indication that no measurement was performed by a specific candidate access network node (3) on a signal transmitted using the uplink resource, a representation of a second uplink resource to the UE (2) and to the specific candidate access network node (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Claes Tidestav, Rui Fan, Andres Reial, Johan Rune
  • Patent number: 10735372
    Abstract: A method in a network node for handling a traffic flow of a User Equipment, UE is provided. The network node is related to a local service cloud. The traffic flow is related to an application session to be served by the local service cloud. The network node identifies (202) a UE Internet Protocol, IP, address of the UE. When the identified UE IP address is used by another UE in a first Virtual Local Area Network, VLAN, comprised in the local service cloud, the network node selects (204) a second VLAN comprised in the local service cloud for local break out of the traffic flow of the application session to the local service cloud. In the second VLAN, the identified UE IP address is not used by another UE.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Johan Rune, Lars Westberg, Vinay Yadhav
  • Publication number: 20200245293
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates in general to cellular radio network communication. In one of its aspects, the technology presented herein concerns a method in a wireless device for accessing a communication network. Minimum system information associated with a cell and broadcasted from a network node in the communication network is received, wherein the minimum system information comprises a Public Land Mobile Network identity (PLMN ID) list and an indication that at least one additional PLMN is supported by the communication network. If any of the PLMN IDs in the received minimum system information corresponds to an allowed PLMN ID, the communication network is accessed. If no PLMN ID received in the minimum system information corresponds to an allowed PLMN ID, a request for on-demand system information comprising the at least one additional PLMN is sent to the network node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Janne Peisa, Pål Frenger, Johan Rune, Henning Wiemann
  • Publication number: 20200245228
    Abstract: According to certain embodiments, a method is disclosed for use in a network node. The method comprises transmitting a set of system information transmission. Each transmission within the set comprises system information, and the set of transmissions enable soft combining by configuring a portion of the system information to be the same for each transmission within the set. For each transmission, the method comprises providing an indication of an identifier associated with the respective transmission. The indication is provided other than in the system information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Johan RUNE, Pål FRENGER, Stefan WAGER
  • Publication number: 20200245213
    Abstract: A method for evaluating cell quality includes obtaining cell quality information and determining, based on the cell quality information, a first number, X, of beams whose qualities are above a threshold, T, for a first cell and a second number, Y, of beams whose qualities are above the threshold, T, for a second cell. The method includes complementing a third number, M, of fictive beams to offset a difference between the first number, X, of beams and the second number, Y, of beams, and measuring a first average beam quality, Q1, for the first cell and a second average beam quality, Q2, for the second cell. The method may include a certain number fictive beams with assigned beam quality when calculating cell qualities for cells which are included in comparison.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Johan RUNE, Icaro L. J. DA SILVA, Wei SHEN, Pradeepa RAMACHANDRA
  • Patent number: 10728808
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to methods and arrangements for performing wireless device assisted handover form a source access node to a target access node. Performed in a wireless device, the method comprises performing (S31) one or more mobility measurements for corresponding candidate radio links and transmitting (S33) a first radio link measurement report, comprising the mobility measurements for a recommended target link, using a first radio link reporting mechanism to the source access node. When communication over a target link is not initiated under a predetermined condition, the method comprises transmitting a second radio link measurement report, for the one or more candidate radio links, on the recommended target link using a second radio link reporting mechanism different from the first radio link reporting mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Claes Tidestav, Icaro L. J. Da Silva, Qingyu Miao, Johan Rune, Zhang Zhang
  • Publication number: 20200235845
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a method in a wireless device for transmitting an uplink signalling message in a wireless communication network. The wireless device is connected to a first network element over at least a first and a second wireless link. The method comprises determining a transmission mode among alternative transmission modes for transmitting the uplink signalling message. The alternative transmission modes comprise: transmitting on the first wireless link; transmitting on the second wireless link; and transmitting on both the first and the second wireless links. The method also comprises transmitting the uplink signalling message according to the determined transmission mode. The disclosure also relates to a corresponding method performed in the network element, and to the corresponding apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Jari Vikberg, Gunnar Mildh, Johan Rune, Icaro Leonardo J. Da Silva, Pontus Wallentin
  • Publication number: 20200236613
    Abstract: Embodiments herein relate to e.g. a method performed by a radio network node (12) for handling system information of a wireless communication network. The radio network node receives, from a wireless device (10), a 5 request for transmission of at least a part of the system information, wherein the request is associated with an indication indicating that the request is for a transmission of the at least part of the system information. The radio network node further transmits, in a transmission, the requested at least part of the system information to the wireless device, wherein one or more properties of 10 the transmission are adapted based on the received request; and wherein the transmission is beamformed towards the wireless device and/or the transmission is performed within a time interval from the received request.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Pål Frenger, Johan Rune
  • Patent number: 10716042
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method performed by a network equipment (16) for controlling handover of a User Equipment, UE, (2) from a source network node (1) to a target network node (3a), the method comprises providing (S1), for the UE (2) and for the target network node (3a), information comprising a representation of a UE specific sequence, wherein the UE specific sequence is to be incorporated in a signal, said signal to be transmitted by the target network node (3a) to enable the UE to initiate a radio link establishment procedure with the target network node (3a) based on a reception of a signal comprising said UE specific sequence. Also disclosed are corresponding devices and computer programs. Further disclosed are cooperating methods, and corresponding devices and computer programs, performed by a UE (2) and a network node (3a) during handover of the UE (2) from the source network node (1) to the target network node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Publ)
    Inventors: Rui Fan, Andres Reial, Johan Rune, Claes Tidestav
  • Patent number: 10708828
    Abstract: An access node (20) of a cellular network receives an information centric networking request of a user equipment (10) for a data object. The access node forwards the information centric networking request to a local gateway (30) associated with the access node (20). The local gateway (30) maintains a pending interest table including an entry for each data object having a pending information centric networking request at the local gateway (30). In response to the user equipment (10) moving from a coverage area of the access node (20) to a coverage area of a further access node (21), the access node (20) and the further access node (21) perform a handover procedure. The further access node (21) is associated with a further local gateway (31) maintaining a further pending interest table. The further pending interest table includes an entry for each data object having a pending information centric networking request at the further local gateway (31).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Publ)
    Inventors: Dinand Roeland, Hans Eriksson, Kim Laraqui, Neiva Lindqvist, Gunnar Mildh, Ala Nazari, Börje Ohlman, Ioanna Pappa, Johan Rune, Patrik Sellstedt
  • Publication number: 20200212989
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to devices, methods, and computer programs in mobile communications in order to enhance signal transmission. Specifically, it relates to methods in a network node. The method comprises receiving S1 a signal with at least a partly known content and applying S2 to the received signal at least one set of reception weights out of a plurality predefined sets of reception weights, wherein each set of reception weights is associated with at least one reception beam parameter describing a reception beam configuration. The method further comprises determining S3, based on one or more predetermined criteria, at least one set of reception weights out of the applied predefined sets of reception weights and generating S4 at least one set of transmission weights. Said at least one set of transmission weights is based on the at least one reception beam parameter The method further comprise transmitting S5 a signal using the generated at least one set of transmission weights.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2017
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Andres Reial, Rui Fan, Johan Rune, Claes Tidestav
  • Patent number: 10701712
    Abstract: A network node (110) provides a first system information set to a radio device (120), The network node (110) also signals a limitation to the radio device (120). The limitation specifies a condition for requesting a second system information set from the network node (110). Correspondingly, the radio device (120) receives the first system information set and the limitation from the network node (110), and may, for example, determine whether or not to transmit a request for the second system information set based on detecting that the condition is or is not met, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Jens Bergqvist, Rui Fan, Janne Peisa, Johan Rune
  • Publication number: 20200205095
    Abstract: Methods in a network node and a wireless communication device of a cellular communication system, wherein the cellular communication system is constructively arranged for co-existence of multiple network access signalling configurations, are provided. The network node method comprises collecting information about a network access signalling configuration, selecting a low autocorrelation sequence based on the network access signalling configuration, forming a synchronisation signal based on the low autocorrelation sequence, and transmitting the synchronisation signal as a part of a system network access signalling transmission. The wireless communication device method comprises receiving a synchronisation signal, determining, from a sequence of the synchronisation signal, information about synchronisation and a network access signalling configuration, and adapting reception of further signals to the determined network access signalling configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: Magnus ÅSTRÖM, Andres REIAL, Johan RUNE
  • Publication number: 20200187274
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to reporting in mobile communications. More specifically, the proposed technique relates to reporting and obtaining an identity using reference signals to represent the identity. The disclosure also relates to corresponding devices and to a computer program for executing the proposed methods. The disclosure proposes a method, for use in a wireless device, for obtaining an identity. The method includes receiving a reference signal, estimating a reception time of the received reference signal and obtaining, identity information based on the received reference signal, the identity information in combination with the estimated reception time indicating the identity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2016
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Johan RUNE, Johan AXNÄS, Icaro L. J. DA SILVA, Andres REIAL, Henrik SAHLIN
  • Publication number: 20200187115
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method and access node for supporting one or more UEs as well as to a method carried out by a UE and the UE itself which enable to use resource and energy efficiently. The method for supporting one or more user equipments, UEs, in a wireless communication system, comprises transmitting from an access node a first reference signal in a beam; determining whether the access node received at least one indication about a UE's presence in the coverage area of the beam; and switching from transmitting of the first reference signal to transmitting a second reference signal if the access node received at least one indication about a UE's presence in the coverage area of the beam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2020
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Johan Rune, Icaro L. J. Da Silva, Andres Reial, Henrik Sahlin
  • Publication number: 20200169533
    Abstract: There is provided a method for constructing a traffic filter enabling routing of data between a wireless device and a Local Service Cloud, LSC, based service provider and a corresponding system, computer program and computer program carrier. There is also provided a method for enabling routing of data packets between a wireless device in a cellular communication network and a Local Service Cloud, LSC, based service provider, a method for routing data packets between a wireless device in a cellular communication network and a Local Service Cloud, LSC, based service provider and corresponding network nodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Lars Westberg, Johan Rune, Vinay Yadhav
  • Publication number: 20200154385
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to transmitting synchronization signals and in particular to so called beam sweep. In particular the disclosure relates to methods for providing synchronization using synchronization sequences that are transmitted at different points in time. The disclosure also relates to corresponding devices and computer programs. A method in a network node, for transmitting synchronization sequences of a synchronization signal to one or more receiving wireless devices, comprises determining multiple synchronization sequences, such that each synchronization sequence comprises a respective timing indication, whereby each synchronization sequence enables determination of a time of an event in a receiving wireless device and transmitting the synchronization sequences to the one or more wireless devices, at different points in time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Johan Axnäs, Kumar Balachandran, Icaro L. J. da Silva, Dennis Hui, Andres Reial, Johan Rune, Henrik Sahlin
  • Patent number: 10652904
    Abstract: A technique for controlling a cluster of radio access nodes for radio communication with a user equipment is described. As to a method (200) aspect of the technique, information is received (202) from at least one of the user equipment and the radio access nodes, wherein the information is the cluster indicative of a radio quality (904-908) of the radio communication. Based on the received information, a number of radio access nodes that redundantly communicate with the user equipment is changed (204).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Rui Fan, Qianxi Lu, Gunnar Mildh, Johan Rune
  • Patent number: 10651964
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a method in a wireless device for transmitting an uplink signalling message in a wireless communication network. The wireless device is connected to a first network element over at least a first and a second wireless link. The method comprises determining a transmission mode among alternative transmission modes for transmitting the uplink signalling message. The alternative transmission modes comprise: transmitting on the first wireless link; transmitting on the second wireless link; and transmitting on both the first and the second wireless links. The method also comprises transmitting the uplink signalling message according to the determined transmission mode. The disclosure also relates to a corresponding method performed in the network element, and to the corresponding apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Jari Vikberg, Gunnar Mildh, Johan Rune, Icaro Leonardo J. Da Silva, Pontus Wallentin