Patents by Inventor Robert Stacey

Robert Stacey 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: 11115104
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to signaling and use of multiple transmission chains. A device may determine bits indicative of eight or fewer spatial streams. The device may encode the bits by generating an indication of more than eight spatial streams. The device may determine one or more fields of a frame, the one or more fields including the encoded bits. The device may send the frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Po-Kai Huang, Yaron Alpert, Laurent Cariou, Xiaogang Chen, Feng Jiang, Qinghua Li, Robert Stacey
  • Publication number: 20210274502
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to using enhanced high efficiency (HE) frames. A device may determine a high efficiency signal-B (HE-SIG-B) field for a high efficiency (HE) frame, the HE-SIG-B field comprising a common information field and a user information field. The device may determine a data portion of the HE frame, wherein the data portion includes one or more resource units (RUs) with a size equal to a number of tones. The device may determine a first resource allocation subfield and a second resource allocation subfield of the common information field based at least in part on the number of tones. The device may cause to send the HE frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: Intel IP Corporation
    Inventors: Xiaogang Chen, Feng Jiang, Qinghua Li, Robert Stacey
  • Patent number: 11105915
    Abstract: Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses systems and/or methods of ranging measurement. For example, an apparatus may include circuitry and logic configured to cause a first wireless communication station (STA) to receive from a second STA a sounding transmission for a range measurement of a range between the first STA and the second STA; to determine a channel response estimation based on the sounding transmission from the second STA; to determine a timing value based on the channel response estimation; and to transmit a feedback message to the second STA, the feedback message including the timing value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Qinghua Li, Feng Jiang, Xintian Lin, Ofer Bar-Shalom, Leor Banin, Jonathan Segev, Assaf Gurevitz, Yuval Amizur, Robert Stacey
  • Publication number: 20210266055
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to secure sounding signal. A device may generate two or more sounding signals to be sent using two or more antennas to a receiving device across a plurality of symbol intervals. The device may apply a first masking signal to a first sounding signal of the two or more sounding signals over a first symbol interval of the plurality of the symbol intervals. The device may apply a second masking signal to a second sounding signal over a second symbol interval of the plurality of the symbol intervals. The device may cause to send the two or more sounding signals to receiving device using the two or more antennas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Inventors: Qinghua Li, Xiaogang Chen, Assaf Gurevitz, Feng Jiang, Xintian Lin, Jonathan Segev, Gadi Shor, Robert Stacey
  • Patent number: 11098234
    Abstract: A method may include: providing a spacer fluid comprising water and an agglomerated zeolite catalyst; and displacing a drilling fluid in a wellbore using the spacer fluid. The agglomerated zeolite catalyst may be a spent agglomerated zeolite catalyst and may include a matrix, a filler, a binder, and zeolite crystals. The zeolite crystals may be selected from the group consisting of type x, type y, ultra-stable type y, ZSM-5, SAPO-11, silicalite-1, mordenite, ferrierite, beta, and combinations thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Jason Pisklak, Juan Pablo Stacey, James Robert Benkley, Claudia Carmen Pineda, Ronnie Glen Morgan
  • Publication number: 20210258806
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed to generate a management frame identifying an operation mode for a basic service set of a local area network. An example disclosed method includes performing an assessment of a wireless network and determining an operation mode for a basic service set (BSS) bandwidth based on the assessment, the operation mode indicating continuity of a primary segment, a secondary segment, a tertiary segment and a quaternary segment. The example method further includes creating a management frame including information fields based on the BSS bandwidth, the information fields including a first channel width field, a second channel width field, a third channel width field, a first center frequency field, a second center frequency field and a third center frequency field and transmitting the management frame over the wireless network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Inventors: Robert Stacey, Yaron Alpert, Laurent Cariou, Po-Kai Huang
  • Publication number: 20210250761
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to correlation reduction. A device may generate a sequence of pseudo-random symbols associated with a sounding signal to be transmitted to a first station device. The device may apply a modifier to the sequence of pseudo-random symbols. The device may generate a secure sounding signal from the modified sequence of pseudo-random symbols. The device may send the secure sounding signal to a first station device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2021
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Inventors: Qinghua Li, Xiaogang Chen, Xintian Lin, Gadi Shor, Robert Stacey, Chen Kojokaro, Jonathan Segev
  • Publication number: 20210234947
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to enhanced fine timing measurement protocol negotiation. A device may identify an enhanced fine timing measurement request received from a first device, the enhanced fine timing measurement request comprising one or more information elements associated with one or more multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) parameters. The device may cause to send an enhanced fine timing measurement response to the first device. The device may identify a null data packet announcement associated with a location determination of the first device. The device may identify a null data packet received from the first device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: Intel IP Corporation
    Inventors: Jonathan SEGEV, Benny ABRAMOVSKY, Robert Stacey
  • Publication number: 20210211326
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to a trigger-based null data packet (NDP) for channel sounding system. A device may send a trigger frame to a group of station devices, the group of station devices including a first station device, the trigger frame indicating a high efficiency (HE) long training field (HE-LTF) mode and a guard interval duration. The device may identify a HE trigger-based (TB) null data packet (NDP) received from the first station device, the HE TB NDP including a first packet extension field, wherein the HE TB NDP is associated with the HE-LTF mode and the guard interval duration indicated in the trigger frame. The device may send a downlink NDP including a second packet extension field, a second HE-LTF mode, and a second guard interval duration. The device may determine channel state information based on HE TB NDP received from the first station device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2021
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Applicant: Intel IP Corporation
    Inventors: Feng Jiang, Robert Stacey, Jonathan Segev, Qinghua Li, Xiaogang Chen
  • Patent number: 11057888
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to physical layer (PHY) signaling in next generation vehicle (NGV). A device may establish a communication session with one or more NGV devices. The device may determine an NGV frame comprising a legacy signal field (L-SIG) and an NGV signal field. The device may determine a plurality of data subcarriers and a plurality of pilot subcarriers associated with the L-SIG, wherein the plurality of data subcarriers and the plurality of pilot subcarriers are surrounded by at least two additional subcarriers. The device may cause to send the NGV frame to the one or more NGV devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas J. Kenney, Laurent Cariou, Bahareh Sadeghi, Robert Stacey
  • Publication number: 20210195497
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to using protected beacon frames in wireless communications. A device may determine a beacon management element of a beacon frame body and may determine an integrity group key identifier of the beacon management element, wherein the integrity group key identifier is associated with a basic service set (BSS). The device may determine, based on the integrity group key identifier, a management integrity check (MIC) field of the beacon management element. The device may generate a beacon frame including the beacon frame body. The device may send the beacon frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicants: Intel Corporation, Intel IP Corporation
    Inventors: Ido Ouzieli, Emily Qi, Stanislav Gens, Robert Stacey, Izoslav Tchigevsky
  • Publication number: 20210160871
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to using enhanced high efficiency (HE) frames. A device may determine a high efficiency signal-B (HE-SIG-B) field for a high efficiency (HE) frame, the HE-SIG-B field comprising a common information field and a user information field. The device may determine a data portion of the HE frame, wherein the data portion includes one or more resource units (RUs) with a size equal to a number of tones. The device may determine a first resource allocation subfield and a second resource allocation subfield of the common information field based at least in part on the number of tones. The device may cause to send the HE frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2021
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Applicant: Intel IP Corporation
    Inventors: Xiaogang Chen, Feng Jiang, Qinghua Li, Robert Stacey
  • Publication number: 20210136605
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to high throughput (HT) control information. A device may determine a frame comprising HT control information. The device may determine to extend a size of the HT control information. The device may cause to generate a management or data frame for sending to a first station device of one or more station devices, the management or data frame comprising extended high throughput (HT) control information, define a new control identification (ID) associated with the extended HT control information, and cause to send the management or data frame to the first station device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Po-Kai Huang, Daniel F. Bravo, Danny Alexander, Arik Klein, Danny Ben-Ari, Laurent Cariou, Robert Stacey
  • Publication number: 20210127287
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to null data packet (NDP) frame format. A device may cause to send a null data packet announcement (NDPA) frame to a responding station device (RSTA). The device may cause to send a first sounding NDP frame comprising one or more fields formatted to support 2.4 gigahertz (GHz) and 5 GHz bands in a non-trigger-based ranging measurement with the RSTA. The device may identify after a passage of a short inter-frame space (SIFS) time a second NDP frame received from the RSTA. The device may identify a location measurement report frame from the RSTA.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2020
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Feng Jiang, Qinghua Li, Jonathan Segev, Xiaogang Chen, Robert Stacey
  • Publication number: 20210120426
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to enhanced feedback for secure mode wireless communications. A device may send a first null data packet (NDP) to a second device, and identify a second NDP received from the second device. The device may identify a location measurement report (LMR) received from the second device, the LMR including a first channel response indicative of a first arrival time of the first NDP at the second device and a first phase shift associated with the first NDP. The device may generate a second channel response indicative of a second arrival time of the second NDP at the device and a second phase shift associated with the second NDP. The device may determine that the first channel response does not match the second channel response, and may identify an attempted attack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Qinghua Li, Feng Jiang, Jonathan Segev, Xiaogang Chen, Assaf Gurevitz, Gadi Shor, Robert Stacey
  • Publication number: 20210112615
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to multi-link device (MLD) data continuity. An MLD device may set up one or more links with a station multi-link device (STA MLD), wherein the STA MLD comprises one or more logical entities defining separate station devices. The MLD device may transmit a data packet associated with a traffic identifier (TID) to the STA MLD. The MLD device may determine that the data packet was not received by the STA MLD. The MLD device may retransmit the data packet to the STA MLD. The MLD device may increment a retransmit counter every time the data packet is retransmitted. The MLD device may refrain from transmitting a second data packet until the data packet is dropped or successfully received by the STA MLD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Po-Kai Huang, Daniel Bravo, Ofer Schreiber, Arik Klein, Laurent Cariou, Robert Stacey
  • Publication number: 20210105814
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to uplink (UL) null data packet (NDP) format for passive location. A device may cause to send a trigger frame that solicits poll response to one or more anchor stations involved in a passive ranging measurement. The device may identify one or more polling response frames received from the one or more anchor stations. The device may cause to send a trigger frame that solicits uplink null data packet (NDP) to the one or more anchor stations, wherein the uplink NDP comprises an indication of a high efficiency (HE) single user (SU) frame type.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Feng Jiang, Dibakar Das, Xiaogang Chen, Chittabrata Ghosh, Qinghua Li, Jonathan Segev, Robert Stacey, Ganesh Venkatesan
  • Publication number: 20210084533
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus to perform multi-band link aggregation in a wireless network are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a buffer controller to store (A) a first set of data packets that have been received on a first interface and (B) a second set of data packets that have been received on a second interface into a buffer, the first and second sets of data packets being received from a wireless device during a same time frame; and a window determiner to control a first bitmap corresponding to the first set of data packets received on the first interface and a second bitmap corresponding to the second set of data packets received on the second interface, a first size of the first bitmap and a second size of the second bitmap being smaller than a third size of the buffer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Po-Kai Huang, Michael Glik, Emily Qi, Carlos Cordeiro, Robert Stacey, Laurent Cariou
  • Publication number: 20210084667
    Abstract: The application relates to a preemption mechanism for wireless local area networks (WLANs), and in particular provides a method, including: broadcasting information about a Transmission Opportunity (TXOP) on a wireless channel, wherein the TXOP includes two or more transmission durations and a preemption period exists between any two neighboring transmission durations of the two or more transmission durations; and pausing communicating on the wireless channel during the preemption period to give opportunity for one or more stations (STAs) to preempt the wireless channel to transmit high priority traffic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Daniel Bravo, Laurent Cariou, Thomas Kenney, Robert Stacey
  • Publication number: 20210068056
    Abstract: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices related to service set compression. A device may determine a wake-up frame comprising one or more fields, wherein the one or more fields indicate an action to be taken on a receiving device. The device may determine an identifier to be indicated in the wake-up frame. The device may determine a size of the identifier. The device may cause to compress the identifier forming a compressed output, wherein the identifier is compressed by applying a cyclic redundancy code (CRC) computation. The device may identify a portion of the compressed output. The device may cause to send the wake-up frame to a receiving device, wherein the wake-up frame comprises the portion of the compressed output based on the size of the identifier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicants: Intel Corporation, Intel IP Corporation
    Inventors: Po-Kai Huang, Vinod Kristem, Shahrnaz Azizi, Daniel Bravo, Noam Ginsburg, Thomas J. Kenney, Robert Stacey