Patents by Inventor Petteri KELA

Petteri KELA 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: 10778305
    Abstract: An access node comprises a processor and a transceiver. The transceiver is configured to receive at least one uplink reference signal corresponding to at least one user node. The processor is configured to determine, based on the at least one uplink reference signal, an estimated position of the at least one user node relative to the access node and at least one directional parameter corresponding to the estimated position of the at least one user node relative to the position of the access node. The transceiver is configured to send at least one downlink control information to the at least one user node, the at least one downlink control information including the directional parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Petteri Kela, Mario Costa
  • Patent number: 10771184
    Abstract: The embodiment of the present invention relates to a control entity (101, 201, 301, 401, 501) for connecting to at least a first access node (ANd1) and at least a second access node (ANd2, ANd3, ANd4). According to the instructions of the control entity, key interference information is shared between ANds or ANd clusters, a Signal-to-Interference-plus-Noise Ratio (SINR) value is calculated based on the key interference information by the ANds or ANd clusters which received the shared key interference information, and a modulation and coding scheme (MCS) for each user is chosen based on the SINR by the ANds or ANd clusters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Petteri Kela, Mario Costa
  • Patent number: 10771210
    Abstract: An Access Node (ANd), for allocating a beacon resource pattern to a User Node (UNd), is configured to: detect the UNd by receiving an uplink beacon signal from the UNd; allocate a beacon resource pattern from a predetermined set of beacon resource patterns to the detected UNd; and signal information about the allocated beacon resource pattern to the UNd.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xavier Gelabert, Petteri Kela, George Koudouridis, Johan Christer Qvarfordt
  • Publication number: 20200275368
    Abstract: Methods, a user node and a network node are provided. The user node is configured to determine an indication of at least one wake-up latency of the user node, the at least one wake-up latency being a time period for the user node to wake-up and start to monitor a downlink channel transmitted by the network node of a wireless communication network; determine a message comprising the indication; and transmit the message to the network node. The network node is configured to receive from the user node a message, and set a wake-up offset for the user node based on the at least one wake-up latency comprised in the message, the wake-up offset being a time period between a wake-up signal transmission and a subsequent downlink channel transmission from the network node to the user node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Oleksandr PUCHKO, Kari HEISKA, Johan Christer QVARFORDT, Petteri KELA
  • Patent number: 10687344
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a network node having a processor and a transceiver. The processor is configured to select at least one user device if a Channel Estimation Timer (CET) for a radio channel between the network node and the at least one user device is valid, and to schedule data transmission to the at least one selected user device. The transceiver is configured to perform the scheduled data transmission to the at least one selected user device. The present disclosure also describes a corresponding method, a wireless communication system including such a network node, a computer program, and a computer program product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Petteri Kela, Henrik Lundqvist, Johan Christer Qvarfordt
  • Patent number: 10681729
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a network node and a user device. The network node comprises a transceiver configured to receive a plurality of reference signals associated with a plurality of user devices; a processor configured to group the plurality of user devices into at least one group of user devices based on the plurality of received reference signals, assign radio resources for grant-free data transmission to the group of user devices, compute a receiver filter for the group of user devices based on the plurality of received reference signals and the assigned radio resources; wherein the transceiver is configured to receive a plurality of grant-free data transmissions from user devices in the group of user devices in the assigned radio resources, wherein the processor is configured to separate the grant-free data transmissions from the user devices in the group of user devices based on the computed receiver filter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Petteri Kela, Mario Costa
  • Patent number: 10652878
    Abstract: An access node in a wireless communication system includes a transceiver configured to receive one or more uplink pilots associated with a user node via a radio link, and a processor configured to determine, based on the one or more uplink pilots, a location of the user node and whether the radio link is a line of sight radio link or a non-line of sight radio link. When the radio link is a line of sight radio link, the processor determines a position based precoding vector based on the location of the user node, and generates a precoded downlink control signal based on the determined position based precoding vector. The transceiver transmits the precoded downlink control signal to the user node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mario Costa, Petteri Kela, Xavier Gelabert
  • Publication number: 20200107366
    Abstract: A client device is configured to receive an indication of a first network SINR for a first data transmission from a network node, and to derive the first network SINR based on the indication of a first network SINR. The client device is further configured to estimate a SINR adjustment for a second data transmission from the network node, and to compute a SINR difference value between the first network SINR and the SINR adjustment. Furthermore, the client device is configured to transmit at least one first control message having an indication of the SINR adjustment to the network node if the SINR difference value is larger than a threshold value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Petteri KELA, Mario COSTA, George KOUDOURIDIS
  • Publication number: 20200014445
    Abstract: A network node for a wireless communication system is configured to localize a user node in a first localization operation carried out at a first frequency; determine an accuracy value associated with the first localization operation; and adjust at least one beam parameter for radio beams to be used in a second localization operation based on the determined accuracy value, the second localization operation carried out at a second frequency that is greater than the first frequency. The network node is configured to determine the accuracy value associated with the first localization operation by tracking a rate of change of an angle of a radio beacon signal transmitted from the user node relative to the network node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Tao CAI, Mario COSTA, Petteri KELA
  • Patent number: 10530502
    Abstract: The embodiments of the present invention relates to a first communication device, a second communication device, and a control device. According to the embodiments of the present invention beacon signals are broadcasted by first communication devices in a wireless communication system. The broadcasted beacon signals are used for calculation of received power or pathloss by second communication devices. The calculated received power or pathloss is used for estimating interference in the wireless communication system by control devices. Furthermore, the embodiments of the present invention also relates to corresponding methods, a computer program, and a computer program product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mario Costa, Petteri Kela, Kari Heiska
  • Patent number: 10516501
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a device, and a method and a network node for a wireless communication system. The device includes: a transceiver and a processor, and the transceiver is configured to receive a first control signal from a network node where the first control signal includes a measurement request for a first reference signal, and receive the first reference signal from the network node, the processor is configured to measure the first reference signal according to the measurement request, and the transceiver is further configured to transmit a second control signal to the network node where the second control signal includes a measurement report indicating the measurement of the first reference signal, and transmit a second reference signal to the network node where the measurement report indicates a transmitted power of the second reference signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Henrik Olofsson, Petteri Kela
  • Patent number: 10499241
    Abstract: A user device is provided. The user device comprises a transceiver configured to: receive a first Radio Network Temporary Identifier (RNTI), wherein the first RNTI is valid for a first set of network nodes of a radio communication network; receive at least one second RNTI, wherein the second RNTI is valid for a second set of network nodes of the radio communication network, and wherein the first set of network nodes and the second set of network nodes are different sets of network nodes; transmit data to the radio communication network, or receive data from the radio communication network, using the first RNTI or the second RNTI. Furthermore, a network node and corresponding methods, a computer program, and a computer program product are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Petteri Kela, Henrik Lundqvist, Henrik Olofsson
  • Patent number: 10477496
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a user device, an access node device and a central network controller. The user device comprises a transceiver configured to synchronise with a radio communication network; said transceiver further being configured to broadcast a beacon signal comprising at least one reference signal to one or more access node devices of said radio communication network. The access node device comprises a transceiver configured to receive a broadcast beacon signal from a user device synchronised with said radio communication network; and further a processor configured to derive information from said received broadcast beacon signal and to use said derived information in a network procedure of said radio communication network. Furthermore, the present disclosure also relates to corresponding methods, a computer program, and a computer program product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Petteri Kela, Jussi Salmi, Kari Juhani Leppanen
  • Patent number: 10454628
    Abstract: A transmitter, a receiver and a method for communicating data packets. The method comprises receiving a data packet and determining if it is a re- or new transmission; and, when it is a retransmission: combining the received data packet with oldest unsuccessfully decoded data packet stored in a second memory, and decoding the combined data packet; when it is a new transmission: decoding the received data packet; checking if the decoding is successful; deleting the oldest stored data packet in the first memory; storing the decoded data packet in the first memory when the decoding is successful or storing the decoded data packet in the second memory when the decoding is not successful; and transmitting feed-back information to the transmitter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Petteri Kela, Yinggang Du, Johan Christer Qvarfordt
  • Patent number: 10412756
    Abstract: Implementations described herein relate generally to a user device, to an access node, and to methods for a user device and for an access node. The user device includes a receiver configured to receive at least one downlink signal from an access node. The user device further includes a processor configured to measure the at least one downlink signal at two time instants, to determine if a difference of the measured at least one downlink signal at the two time instants exceeds a threshold, and to generate, when the difference exceeds the threshold, at least one uplink transmission. The user device further includes a transmitter configured to transmit the at least one uplink transmission over an uplink random access channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xavier Gelabert, Henrik Lundqvist, Mario Costa, Petteri Kela
  • Publication number: 20190261432
    Abstract: A network node for a wireless communication system includes a processor and a transceiver. The processor is configured to generate a plurality of random access grant signals. The random access grant signals include at least one unoccupied radio network temporary identifier and a resource allocation for an uplink communication request. The plurality of random access grant signals are assigned to one or more downlink transmit beams and the transceiver is configured to periodically transmit the plurality of random access grant signals on the one or more downlink transmit beams using a same time-frequency resource.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Petteri KELA, Mario COSTA
  • Patent number: 10362625
    Abstract: Implementations describe a user equipment, an access node, and to methods for a user equipment and for an access node. The user equipment includes a receiver configured to receive a downlink control signal (CTRLS) over a downlink control channel (PDCCH) from an access node. The user device also includes a processor configured to, when the user equipment is in a Radio Resource Control (RRC) connected mode, switch on the receiver at a time point (tstart_symbol) when a symbol comprising the downlink control signal (CTRLS) starts in time domain. The processor is further configured to switch off the receiver at a time point (tend_symbol) when the symbol comprising the downlink control channel (CTRLS) ends in time domain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Petteri Kela, Mario Costa, Henrik Lundqvist, Xavier Gelabert
  • Patent number: 10306647
    Abstract: An apparatus for assigning a plurality of access nodes of a wireless communication network to control areas includes a processing apparatus. The processing apparatus is configured to assign each access node in the plurality of access nodes to a control area of a plurality of control areas and to determine a first control phase. The first control phase is a period of time during which the assignment of access nodes to control areas remains constant. The processing apparatus is configured to, when changing from the first control phase to a following second control phase, reassign at least a subset of access nodes which were assigned during the first control phase to a first control area to a second control area and reassign at least a subset of access nodes which were assigned during the first control phase to a third control area to the first control area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jussi Salmi, Petteri Kela, George Koudouridis
  • Publication number: 20190037548
    Abstract: An access node in a wireless communication system includes a transceiver configured to receive one or more uplink pilots associated with a user node via a radio link, and a processor configured to determine, based on the one or more uplink pilots, a location of the user node and whether the radio link is a line of sight radio link or a non-line of sight radio link. When the radio link is a line of sight radio link, the processor determines a position based precoding vector based on the location of the user node, and generates a precoded downlink control signal based on the determined position based precoding vector. The transceiver transmits the precoded downlink control signal to the user node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: Mario Costa, Petteri Kela, Xavier Gelabert
  • Patent number: 10187296
    Abstract: Embodiments of present invention relate to an access node device arranged for receiving and forwarding data packets in a communication network, the device comprising at least one processor arranged to: receive data packets from an user node; and forward the data packets in a stateless mode over a first path to a destination gateway node, the first path being a default path, or forward the data packets in a stateful mode over a second path to a destination node, the second path being determined by user and/or session specific information for said user node. Furthermore, the invention also relates to a corresponding gateway node device, a method in an access node, a method in a gateway node, a computer program, and a computer program product thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Henrik Lundqvist, George Koudouridis, Petteri Kela