Patents by Inventor Peter D. Karabinis

Peter D. Karabinis 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: 20190246343
    Abstract: A transmitter is configured to convey N bits of information and L bits of information, for a total of N+L bits of information, to a destination device via an auxiliary device. The transmitter is configured to select, from a plurality of auxiliary devices that are respectively associated with different possible states of the L bits of information, an auxiliary device that is associated with a state of the L bits of information to be conveyed. L may be ?1. The transmitter is also configured to convey the N+L bits of information from the transmitter to the destination device via the selected auxiliary device, without the transmitter transmitting any of the L bits of information to the destination device or the selected auxiliary device, by transmitting a signal to the selected auxiliary device. This signal comprises the N bits of information. N may be ?0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventor: Peter D. Karabinis
  • Patent number: 10334515
    Abstract: A transmitter is configured to convey N bits of information and L bits of information, for a total of N+L bits of information, to a destination device via an auxiliary device. The transmitter is configured to select, from a plurality of auxiliary devices that are respectively associated with different possible states of the L bits of information, an auxiliary device that is associated with a state of the L bits of information to be conveyed. L may be ?1. The transmitter is also configured to convey the N+L bits of information from the transmitter to the destination device via the selected auxiliary device, without the transmitter transmitting any of the L bits of information to the destination device or the selected auxiliary device, by transmitting a signal to the selected auxiliary device. This signal comprises the N bits of information. N may be ?0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: ENK Wireless, Inc.
    Inventor: Peter D. Karabinis
  • Publication number: 20190174393
    Abstract: A system (10) and method (30) comprises a detector that is configured to enable a mode of a first device (14) and/or to enable a mode of a second device (15) responsive to a detection that a proximity criterion is satisfied between the first device and an entity (Entity 1) and responsive to at least one of a position, velocity and a Time-of-Day and where the second device is not the entity and is not associated with the entity, and where the entity is not involved in providing a communications service to the first and/or second device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Peter D. Karabinis, Rajendra Singh
  • Patent number: 10219199
    Abstract: A system (10) and method (30) comprises a detector that is configured to enable a mode of a first device (14) and/or to enable a mode of a second device (15) responsive to a detection that a proximity criterion is satisfied between the first device and an entity (Entity 1) and responsive to at least one of a position, velocity and a Time-of-Day and where the second device is not the entity and is not associated with the entity, and where the entity is not involved in providing a communications service to the first and/or second device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Telcom Ventures, LLC
    Inventors: Peter D. Karabinis, Rajendra Singh
  • Publication number: 20180302840
    Abstract: A system (10) and method (30) comprises a detector that is configured to enable a mode of a first device (14) and/or to enable a mode of a second device (15) responsive to a detection that a proximity criterion is satisfied between the first device and an entity (Entity 1) and responsive to at least one of a position, velocity and a Time-of-Day and where the second device is not the entity and is not associated with the entity, and where the entity is not involved in providing a communications service to the first and/or second device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Inventors: Peter D. Karabinis, Rajendra Singh
  • Publication number: 20180206181
    Abstract: A transmitter is configured to convey N bits of information and L bits of information, for a total of N+L bits of information, to a destination device via an auxiliary device. The transmitter is configured to select, from a plurality of auxiliary devices that are respectively associated with different possible states of the L bits of information, an auxiliary device that is associated with a state of the L bits of information to be conveyed. L may be ?1. The transmitter is also configured to convey the N+L bits of information from the transmitter to the destination device via the selected auxiliary device, without the transmitter transmitting any of the L bits of information to the destination device or the selected auxiliary device, by transmitting a signal to the selected auxiliary device. This signal comprises the N bits of information. N may be ?0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventor: Peter D. Karabinis
  • Publication number: 20180077627
    Abstract: A system (10) and method (30) comprises a detector that is configured to enable a mode of a first device (14) and/or to enable a mode of a second device (15) responsive to a detection that a proximity criterion is satisfied between the first device and an entity (Entity 1) and responsive to at least one of a position, velocity and a Time-of-Day and where the second device is not the entity and is not associated with the entity, and where the entity is not involved in providing a communications service to the first and/or second device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Inventors: Peter D. Karabinis, Rajendra Singh
  • Patent number: 9832708
    Abstract: A system (10) and method (30) comprises a detector that is configured to enable a mode of a first device (14) and/or to enable a mode of a second device (15) responsive to a detection that a proximity criterion is satisfied between the first device and an entity (Entity 1) and responsive to at least one of a position, velocity and a Time-of-Day and where the second device is not the entity and is not associated with the entity, and where the entity is not involved in providing a communications service to the first and/or second device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Telcom Ventures, LLC
    Inventors: Peter D. Karabinis, Rajendra Singh
  • Patent number: 9806790
    Abstract: First and second receivers are used to receive respective first and second signals, to process said first and second signals and provide respective first and second measures thereof to respective first and second transmitters. The first and second transmitters are configured to launch the first and second measures, respectively, each comprising a desired component that has originated at a desired source, and an interference component that has originated at an interfering source. The first and/or second transmitters are configured to process and launch the respective first and second measures, properly conditioned, so that upon interception thereof by a receiving element the interference components thereof add destructively and substantially cancel (or at least partially cancel) each other, whereas the desired components avoid substantial cancellation owing to a phase relationship therebetween that differs relative to a phase relationship between the interference components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: Odyssey Wireless, Inc.
    Inventor: Peter D. Karabinis
  • Patent number: 9705535
    Abstract: Various embodiments of carrier aggregation are provided that increase communications capacity and throughput. According to some embodiments, a receiver may be configured with a plurality of receiver chains and, responsive to an aggregate bandwidth of an overall signal that is to be received by the receiver, a plurality of components of the overall signal, each comprising a bandwidth that is less than a frequency span of the overall signal, are received by a respective plurality of receiver chains. Accordingly, each component of the plurality of components of the overall signal may be received by a respective receiver chain of the plurality of receiver chains of the receiver thus avoiding bandwidth limitations associated with receiver elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: Odyssey Wireless, Inc.
    Inventor: Peter D. Karabinis
  • Patent number: 9641202
    Abstract: Various embodiments of carrier aggregation are provided that increase communications capacity and throughput. According to some embodiments, a transmitter is configured with a plurality of transmitter chains and, responsive to an aggregate bandwidth and/or frequency content of an overall signal that is to be transmitted by the transmitter, the overall signal is segmented into a plurality of components, each one of which comprises a bandwidth that is smaller than the bandwidth of the overall signal, and is thus transmitted by the plurality of transmitter chains of the transmitter. Accordingly, each component of the plurality of components of the overall signal is processed by a respective transmitter chain of the plurality of transmitter chains. Systems/methods of spatial multiplexing are also provided further increasing network capacity and throughput.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: Odyssey Wireless, Inc.
    Inventor: Peter D. Karabinis
  • Publication number: 20160374003
    Abstract: A system (10) and method (30) comprises a detector that is configured to enable a mode of a first device (14) and/or to enable a mode of a second device (15) responsive to a detection that a proximity criterion is satisfied between the first device and an entity (Entity 1) and responsive to at least one of a position, velocity and a Time-of-Day and where the second device is not the entity and is not associated with the entity, and where the entity is not involved in providing a communications service to the first and/or second device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Inventors: Peter D. Karabinis, Rajendra SINGH
  • Patent number: 9462411
    Abstract: A system (10) and method (30) comprises a detector that is configured to enable a mode of a first device (14) and/or to enable a mode of a second device (15) responsive to a detection that a proximity criterion is satisfied between the first device and an entity (Entity 1) and responsive to at least one of a position, velocity and a Time-of-Day and where the second device is not the entity and is not associated with the entity, and where the entity is not involved in providing a communications service to the first and/or second device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Assignee: Telcom Ventures, LLC
    Inventors: Peter D. Karabinis, Rajendra Singh
  • Patent number: 9461806
    Abstract: A wireless base station simultaneously transmits or receives wireless communications in different modes in different sectors of the wireless base station. The different modes may comprise a Time Division Duplex (TDD) mode and a non-TDD mode, and/or different air interfaces. Related methods and systems are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Assignee: ATC Technologies, LLC
    Inventor: Peter D. Karabinis
  • Publication number: 20160286532
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention provide reduced levels of interference to GPS receivers and/or to satellites. These embodiments allow frequencies that are proximate to GPS to be used by base stations and/or access points (such as femtocells) to provide forward and/or return link communications to user devices such as smartphones. Illustrative embodiments are provided wherein carriers of the 4G LTE standard (OFDM/OFDMA/SC-FDMA) are used by base stations and/or access points to provide wireless communications while reducing levels of interference to GPS and/or to satellites.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2013
    Publication date: September 29, 2016
    Inventor: Peter D. Karabinis
  • Patent number: 9392451
    Abstract: Embodiments of inventive concepts are provided wherein a mobile device, such as a smartphone, may be configured to communicate with a base station, using a first mode, and to communicate with an access point using a second mode that comprises a level of security exceeding that of the first mode. The second mode communications between the mobile device and the access point are conducted over a short-range wireless link responsive to an identity of the mobile device and/or responsive to a biometric data being provided by a user of the mobile device. Such second mode wireless communications may include data relating to a financial transaction and/or other data that may require an increased level of privacy and/or security.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignee: Odyssey Wireless, Inc.
    Inventor: Peter D. Karabinis
  • Patent number: 9374746
    Abstract: Responsive to a first orientation of a first device relative to a second device, a first element of a signaling alphabet is used to convey information to/from the first device while a second element of the signaling alphabet is precluded from usage to convey information to/from the first device while said second element is being used to convey information to/from the second device. Moreover, responsive to a second orientation of the first device relative to the second device, the first element and the second element of the signaling alphabet are used to convey information to/from the first device while said first and second elements are also being used to convey information to/from the second device. Systems/methods relating to smart antennas are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Assignee: Odyssey Wireless, Inc.
    Inventor: Peter D. Karabinis
  • Publication number: 20160157146
    Abstract: Responsive to a first orientation of a first device relative to a second device, a first element of a signaling alphabet is used to convey information to/from the first device while a second element of the signaling alphabet is precluded from usage to convey information to/from the first device while said second element is being used to convey information to/from the second device. Moreover, responsive to a second orientation of the first device relative to the second device, the first element and the second element of the signaling alphabet are used to convey information to/from the first device while said first and second elements are also being used to convey information to/from the second device. Systems/methods relating to smart antennas are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2014
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Inventor: Peter D. Karabinis
  • Patent number: RE47408
    Abstract: Systems and/or Methods are disclosed for acquiring data from a transceiver responsive to one or more signals that are received at the transceiver from one or more devices. In one embodiment, a transceiver is configured to transmit a signal responsive to having received a first signal from a first device, wherein the signal that is transmitted by the transceiver is configured to trigger a second device to transmit a second signal. The transceiver is further configured to transmit data responsive to having received the second signal that is transmitted by the second device. In other embodiments, a transceiver is configured to receive a signal from a first device over frequencies of a predetermined frequency band that the first device is authorized to use, to receive a signal from a second device over frequencies of the predetermined frequency band and to transmit data responsive to having received both the signal from the first device and the signal from the second device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Odyssey Wireless, Inc.
    Inventor: Peter D. Karabinis
  • Patent number: RE47633
    Abstract: Embodiments of inventive concepts are provided wherein a mobile device, such as a smartphone, may be configured to communicate with a base station, using a first mode, and to communicate with an access point using a second mode that comprises a level of security exceeding that of the first mode. The second mode communications between the mobile device and the access point are conducted over a short-range wireless link responsive to an identity of the mobile device and/or responsive to a biometric data being provided by a user of the mobile device. Such second mode wireless communications may include data relating to a financial transaction and/or other data that may require an increased level of privacy and/or security.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Odyssey Wireless Inc.
    Inventor: Peter D. Karabinis