Patents by Inventor Markus Martin

Markus Martin 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: 11265938
    Abstract: An apparatus, a method, and a computer readable medium are provided. The apparatus is configured to transmit and/or receive control plane signaling related to the control of radio resources of a sidelink communication system to/from a user equipment (UE), wherein the control plane signaling is carried over a user plane, in particular through IP encapsulation, of a second communication system between the apparatus and the UE. Moreover, embodiments of the disclosure relate to a corresponding UE as well as corresponding methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Serkan Ayaz, Daniel Medina, Prajwal Keshavamurthy, Markus Martin Dillinger
  • Patent number: 11234248
    Abstract: A network entity for flexibly managing radio resources for a plurality of user equipment in a communication network is provided. The network entity includes: a communication interface configured to communicate with a user equipment of the plurality of user equipment; and a processor configured to obtain a communication quality measure associated with the communication between the network entity and the user equipment and to select a radio resource management mode for the user equipment on the basis of the communication quality measure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignees: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Liang Hu, Markus Martin Dillinger, Josef Eichinger, Roman Alieiev, Thorsten Hehn, Andreas Kwoczek
  • Patent number: 11206319
    Abstract: An interface between a vehicle control system and a communication system is provided. The interface comprises an input configured to receive data from at least one of the vehicle control system and the communication system. The interface comprises a conversion layer configured to translate the received data into a format that is comprehensible to the other of the vehicle control system and the communication system. The interface also comprises an output configured to output the translated data to the other of the vehicle control system and the communication system. This enables both the vehicle control system and communication system to understand the other while still retaining their individual autonomy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Swaroop Nunna, Karthikeyan Ganesan, Holger Rosier, Josef Eichinger, Markus Martin Dillinger
  • Publication number: 20210212086
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose example user equipment and a base station for communication in a wireless communication network. One example user equipment includes at least one processor performing operations that include: receiving, by the user equipment, configuration information from a base station using a first communication resource. A communication configuration of the user equipment is defined by the configuration information using a second communication resource. The communication configuration is used for communicating with at least one of the base station or a further user equipment. In the base station case, the configuration information includes at least one of a scheduling request (SR) or a priority configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2021
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Inventors: Zhongfeng LI, Richard STIRLING-GALLACHER, Markus Martin DILLINGER, Jian LUO, Serkan AYAZ, Jian LI
  • Publication number: 20200413235
    Abstract: Controlling a vehicle-to-everything, V2X, service for one or more user equipments is described. An apparatus is, for example, configured to determine a requirement for the V2X service based on a network parameter of a network and/or an application requirement of a V2X application of the V2X service. The requirement includes at least one of the group consisting of: a quality of service (QoS), a mode of operation, and a resource requirement. The apparatus is configured to transmit an adaptation request message comprising the requirement for an adaptation to the requirement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Emmanouil PATEROMICHELAKIS, Chan ZHOU, Konstantinos SAMDANIS, Markus Martin DILLINGER
  • Patent number: 10856287
    Abstract: The application relates to a frame structure for network communication, in particular for device-to-device (D2D) network communication, comprising a control channel, wherein the control channel comprises a first control channel portion associated with a network-assisted communication mode and a second control channel portion associated with an ad-hoc communication mode, and a data channel, wherein the frame structure is configured to communicate control data within the control channel over a first communication resource, the first communication resource being associated with the first control channel portion, wherein the frame structure is configured to communicate control data within the control channel over a second communication resource, the second communication resource being associated with the second control channel portion, and wherein the frame structure is configured to communicate payload data within the data channel over a further communication resource.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Liang Hu, Chan Zhou, Markus Martin Dillinger
  • Patent number: 10623926
    Abstract: A communication device is provided, which is configured to receive context information and to configure a radio frame, in particular a control channel of a radio frame, based on the context information. In an embodiment the radio frame comprises a plurality of communication resources, wherein the communication device is configured to configure the radio frame by allocating at least two groups of communication resources of the plurality of communication resources of the radio frame to at least two groups of communication devices of a plurality of other communication devices based on the context information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignees: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: David Gozalvez-Serrano, Mladen Botsov, Liang Hu, Markus Martin Dillinger
  • Patent number: 10624062
    Abstract: The application relates to devices and methods for network-assisted D2D communication. A communication device is configured to select a data channel communication resource from a plurality of data channel communication resources which are reserved for D2D data channel communications. The communication device is configured to select an ad-hoc mode control channel resource from a plurality of ad-hoc mode control channel resources which are reserved for D2D ad-hoc mode control channel communications. The communication device is further configured to broadcast, using the selected ad-hoc mode control channel resource, a communication resource selection message including information about the selected data channel communication resource to the plurality of communication devices. The communication device is further configured to communicate with at least one of the plurality of communication devices using the selected data channel communication resource.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Liang Hu, Chan Zhou, Markus Martin Dillinger
  • Publication number: 20200100306
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an apparatus configured to transmit and/or receive control plane signaling related to the control of radio resources of a sidelink communication system to/from a user equipment, UE, wherein the control plane signaling is carried over a user plane, in particular through IP encapsulation, of a second communication system between the apparatus and the UE. Moreover, the disclosure relates to a corresponding UE as well as corresponding methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Serkan AYAZ, Daniel MEDINA, Prajwal KESHAVAMURTHY, Markus Martin DILLINGER
  • Publication number: 20190380132
    Abstract: A network entity for flexibly managing radio resources for a plurality of user equipment in a communication network is provided. The network entity includes: a communication interface configured to communicate with a user equipment of the plurality of user equipment; and a processor configured to obtain a communication quality measure associated with the communication between the network entity and the user equipment and to select a radio resource management mode for the user equipment on the basis of the communication quality measure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventors: Liang HU, Markus Martin DILLINGER, Josef EICHINGER, Roman ALIEIEV, Thorsten HEHN, Andreas KWOCZEK
  • Patent number: 10485039
    Abstract: The application relates to a communication device configured to perform a device to device communication with a plurality of further communication devices using a second frequency band, wherein the communication device is configured to receive a control message from a further communication device of the plurality of communication devices, the control message indicating that the further communication device is within a coverage area of a cellular communication network; and wherein the communication device is further configured to, upon reception of said control message, start listening for messages from further communication devices of the plurality of communication devices using a first frequency band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Liang Hu, Chan Zhou, Markus Martin Dillinger
  • Publication number: 20190297173
    Abstract: An interface between a vehicle control system and a communication system is provided. The interface comprises an input configured to receive data from at least one of the vehicle control system and the communication system. The interface comprises a conversion layer configured to translate the received data into a format that is comprehensible to the other of the vehicle control system and the communication system. The interface also comprises an output configured to output the translated data to the other of the vehicle control system and the communication system. This enables both the vehicle control system and communication system to understand the other while still retaining their individual autonomy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Swaroop NUNNA, Karthikeyan GANESAN, Holger ROSIER, Josef EICHINGER, Markus Martin DILLINGER
  • Patent number: 10356798
    Abstract: A frame structure for network communication, in particular for device-to-device network communication, with high and low priority data. The frame structure includes a control channel related to a first communication resource, a high priority data channel related to a second communication resource, and a low priority data channel related to a third communication resource. The control channel includes a high priority data channel control portion configured to communicate control data that is related to the high priority data channel, and a low priority data channel control portion configured to communicate control data that is related to the low priority data channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Liang Hu, Markus Martin Dillinger, Abdelmajid Khelil
  • Publication number: 20190200191
    Abstract: The invention relates to a communication device (101a, 107) configured to receive context information and to configure a radio frame, in particular a control channel of a radio frame, based on the context information. In an embodiment the radio frame comprises a plurality of communication resources, wherein the communication device (107) is configured to configure the radio frame by allocating at least two groups of communication resources of the plurality of communication resources of the radio frame to at least two groups of communication devices of a plurality of other communication devices (101a-c, 103a-c) based on the context information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: David GOZALVEZ-SERRANO, Mladen BOTSOV, Liang HU, Markus Martin DILLINGER
  • Patent number: 10231101
    Abstract: The invention relates to a communication device (101a, 107) configured to receive context information and to configure a radio frame, in particular a control channel of a radio frame, based on the context information. In an embodiment the radio frame comprises a plurality of communication resources, wherein the communication device (107) is configured to configure the radio frame by allocating at least two groups of communication resources of the plurality of communication resources of the radio frame to at least two groups of communication devices of a plurality of other communication devices (101a-c, 103a-c) based on the context information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignees: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: David Gozalvez-Serrano, Mladen Botsov, Liang Hu, Markus Martin Dillinger
  • Publication number: 20180234800
    Abstract: The invention relates to a communication entity (100a) associated with a base station (101a). The communication entity (100a) comprises an analyzer (103) configured to analyze the content and/or type of a message received by the base station (101a), a local message distributor (105) configured to adopt a local message distribution policy for distributing the message to at least one user equipment of a plurality of user equipments (110a-d) on the basis of the content and/or type of the message, and a global message distributor (107) configured to adopt a global message distribution policy for distributing the message to at least one of a plurality of further communication entities (100b-d) on the basis of the content and/or type of the message, wherein each further communication entity (100b-d) is associated with a respective further base station (101b-d).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Inventors: Serkan AYAZ, Liang HU, Markus Martin DILLINGER
  • Publication number: 20180199174
    Abstract: The invention relates to a communication device (101a, 107) configured to receive context information and to configure a radio frame, in particular a control channel of a radio frame, based on the context information. In an embodiment the radio frame comprises a plurality of communication resources, wherein the communication device (107) is configured to configure the radio frame by allocating at least two groups of communication resources of the plurality of communication resources of the radio frame to at least two groups of communication devices of a plurality of other communication devices (101a-c, 103a-c) based on the context information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2018
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Inventors: David GOZALVEZ-SERRANO, Mladen BOTSOV, Liang HU, Markus Martin DILLINGER
  • Publication number: 20180192462
    Abstract: The application relates to a communication device configured to perform a device to device communication with a plurality of further communication devices using a second frequency band, wherein the communication device is configured to receive a control message from a further communication device of the plurality of communication devices, the control message indicating that the further communication device is within a coverage area of a cellular communication network; and wherein the communication device is further configured to, upon reception of said control message, start listening for messages from further communication devices of the plurality of communication devices using a first frequency band.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2018
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Applicant: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Liang HU, Chan ZHOU, Markus Martin DILLINGER
  • Publication number: 20180146453
    Abstract: The application relates to devices and methods for network-assisted D2D communication. A communication device is configured to select a data channel communication resource from a plurality of data channel communication resources which are reserved for D2D data channel communications. The communication device is configured to select an ad-hoc mode control channel resource from a plurality of ad-hoc mode control channel resources which are reserved for D2D ad-hoc mode control channel communications. The communication device is further configured to broadcast, using the selected ad-hoc mode control channel resource, a communication resource selection message including information about the selected data channel communication resource to the plurality of communication devices. The communication device is further configured to communicate with at least one of the plurality of communication devices using the selected data channel communication resource.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2018
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Inventors: Liang Hu, Chan Zhou, Markus Martin Dillinger
  • Publication number: 20180132238
    Abstract: The application relates to a frame structure for network communication, in particular for device-to-device (D2D) network communication, comprising a control channel, wherein the control channel comprises a first control channel portion associated with a network-assisted communication mode and a second control channel portion associated with an ad-hoc communication mode, and a data channel, wherein the frame structure is configured to communicate control data within the control channel over a first communication resource, the first communication resource being associated with the first control channel portion, wherein the frame structure is configured to communicate control data within the control channel over a second communication resource, the second communication resource being associated with the second control channel portion, and wherein the frame structure is configured to communicate payload data within the data channel over a further communication resource.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2018
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Applicant: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Liang HU, Chan ZHOU, Markus Martin DILLINGER