Patents by Inventor Sèbastien Pierrel

Sèbastien Pierrel 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: 10582415
    Abstract: A method performed by an associating unit, for setting up bearers in a communications network being congested is provided. The associating unit serves a mobile terminal comprising an application related to communication over the communications network. The associating unit, a network node and the mobile terminal operate in the communications network. The associating unit receives (301) information from the network node. The information is about a current congestion level of the communications network. The associating unit further receives (302) a selected preference level for the application from the mobile terminal. When the communications network is congested, the associating unit sets up (303), a set of bearers with different levels of priority in the communications network, based on the current congestion level of the communications network. This is performed by associating a bearer with its priority level with the application based on the selected preference level of the application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Rafia Inam, Elena Fersman, Jens Malmodin, Sébastien Pierrel
  • Publication number: 20190035269
    Abstract: A method and a traffic control entity (100) for controlling a group of vehicles (104) capable of autonomous driving without requiring a driver, to allow an emergency vehicle (102) to pass the group of vehicles (104) which are travelling concurrently in multiple lanes on a road. When detecting that the emergency vehicle (102) is approaching the group of vehicles (104) e.g. from behind, the vehicles in the group (104) are identified based on information (108) about current position and movement of the vehicles (104). The traffic control entity (100) then issues a command (106) instructing the identified vehicles to adjust their lateral positions relative the lanes to create a passage along the group of vehicles (104). Thereby, the emergency vehicle (102) is able to move through the passage without having to slow down significantly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Applicant: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Craig DONOVAN, Elena FERSMAN, Rafia INAM, Sébastien PIERREL, Vlasios TSIATSIS
  • Publication number: 20190007864
    Abstract: A method performed by an associating unit, for setting up bearers in a communications network being congested is provided. The associating unit serves a mobile terminal comprising an application related to communication over the communications network. The associating unit, a network node and the mobile terminal operate in the communications network. The associating unit receives (301) information from the network node. The information is about a current congestion level of the communications network. The associating unit further receives (302) a selected preference level for the application from the mobile terminal. When the communications network is congested, the associating unit sets up (303), a set of bearers with different levels of priority in the communications network, based on the current congestion level of the communications network. This is performed by associating a bearer with its priority level with the application based on the selected preference level of the application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2016
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Rafia INAM, Elena FERSMAN, Jens MALMODIN, Sébastien PIERREL
  • Patent number: 10021636
    Abstract: Methods for deploying a new sensor in a sensor network having an existing sensor are provided. A method includes receiving information relating to the new sensor and obtaining deployment information relating to the existing sensor. The method further includes determining similarity information for the new sensor based on the received information relating to the new sensor and the obtained deployment information relating to the existing sensor; and based at least in part on the similarity information, determining a sleeping pattern for the new sensor. The new sensor is then configured in accordance with the determined sleeping pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Vlasios Tsiatsis, Sébastien Pierrel, Konstantinos Vandikas
  • Patent number: 9913074
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for identifying resources available at a device in a communication network. A Resource Directory Proxy node receives a first message from the device. The first message relates to a change in at least one resource available at the device. The Resource Directory Proxy then sends, to a Resource Directory node selected from a set of Resource Directory nodes, a second message. The second message includes the change in the at least one of the resources available. There is also provided a method and apparatus for providing data from the device is provided. A Mirror Proxy Proxy node receives from the device a data message that includes an identity of the device and data obtained by the device. The Mirror Proxy Proxy node selects, from a set of Mirror Proxy nodes, a Mirror Proxy node, and sends to the selected Mirror Proxy node a further data message, the further data message including the identity of the device and the data obtained by the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Vlasios Tsiatsis, Jari Arkko, Ryoji Kato, Sébastien Pierrel, Jakob Saros
  • Publication number: 20170249328
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method and a cloud synchronization function means (118) of a user device (100) for handling files and directories in a cloud storage service, the user device comprises a processing unit (110) adapted to perform: receiving (S110) a notification from a file system (116) of the user device that one or more files in the file system have been cloud tagged by a user of the user device to be synchronized with the cloud storage service; retrieving (S120) the cloud tagged file or files from the file system; sending (S130) the cloud tagged file or files to the cloud storage service.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2014
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Applicant: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Hongxin Liang, Leonid Mokrushin, Sébastien Pierrel
  • Patent number: 9655075
    Abstract: Methods, sensor network monitors (150), and mobile terminals (120) are disclosed that map a plurality of sensors (110) to sensor identification information provided by the mobile terminals (120). A method includes receiving (500) stimulus characteristic information, which characterizes a stimulus provided to one of the sensors (110), and an associated sensor identification information from the mobile terminal (120). A response signal is received (502) from the sensor (110) responding to the stimulus. A network address of the sensor (110) is identified. The response signal is matched (504) to the stimulus characteristic information. The network address of the sensor (110) is associated (506) with the sensor identification information associated with the stimulus characteristic information matched to the response signal. The network address of the sensor (110) and the associated sensor identification information is provided (508) to a resource directory (152) for storage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON
    Inventors: Sébastien Pierrel, Jakob Saros
  • Patent number: 9572025
    Abstract: A method is presented for sending a message to a secure element connected to a mobile equipment, wherein the secure element is coupled to a user of the mobile equipment. The method comprises the steps, performed in an application manager server of: receiving, from an application server, an application message and an identifier of a destination secure element; generating a secure element message from the application message; from a plurality of connectivity providers, selecting a connectivity provider capable of communicating with the destination secure element; and sending the secure element message to the selected connectivity provider for forwarding to the destination secure element. A corresponding application manager server, computer program and computer program product are also presented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Publ)
    Inventors: Petter Arvidsson, Mattias Eld, Sébastien Pierrel
  • Publication number: 20160291587
    Abstract: The invention is directed towards a machine evaluation arrangement (10) a method, computer program and computer program product for providing an indication of the functioning of a machine (26). In the arrangement product specification data for the machine (26) is obtained, the product specification data comprising technical performance data for the machine, operational data of the machine is obtained, the technical performance of the machine is evaluated with regard to the technical performance data of the specification, the technical performance of the machine being based on said operational data, and an indication of the functioning of the machine is provided based on the evaluation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2013
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Applicant: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Konstantinos VANDIKAS, Dimitri MAZMANOV, Farjola ZALOSHNJA, Sébastien PIERREL, Vlasios TSIATSIS
  • Publication number: 20160198404
    Abstract: Methods for deploying a new sensor in a sensor network having an existing sensor are provided. A method includes receiving information relating to the new sensor and obtaining deployment information relating to the existing sensor. The method further includes determining similarity information for the new sensor based on the received information relating to the new sensor and the obtained deployment information relating to the existing sensor; and based at least in part on the similarity information, determining a sleeping pattern for the new sensor. The new sensor is then configured in accordance with the determined sleeping pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2013
    Publication date: July 7, 2016
    Inventors: Vlasios TSIATSIS, Sébastien PIERREL, Konstantinos VANDIKAS
  • Publication number: 20160119740
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for identifying resources available at a device in a communication network. A Resource Directory Proxy node receives a first message from the device. The first message relates to a change in at least one resource available at the device. The Resource Directory Proxy then sends, to a Resource Directory node selected from a set of Resource Directory nodes, a second message. The second message includes the change in the at least one of the resources available. There is also provided a method and apparatus for providing data from the device is provided. A Mirror Proxy Proxy node receives from the device a data message that includes an identity of the device and data obtained by the device. The Mirror Proxy Proxy node selects, from a set of Mirror Proxy nodes, a Mirror Proxy node, and sends to the selected Mirror Proxy node a further data message, the further data message including the identity of the device and the data obtained by the device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2013
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Inventors: Vlasios Tsiatsis, Jari Arkko, Ryoji Kato, Sébastien Pierrel, Jakob Saros
  • Publication number: 20150281872
    Abstract: The invention concerns a sensor device, a method, computer and computer program product for configuring the sensor device, a configuring apparatus as well as a method, computer program and computer program code for providing a reporting configuration to a sensor device. The configuring apparatus (26) comprises a signal emitter (28), actuator (44) and a control unit (46) controlling the actuator (44) to vary a physical property of the signal emitter (42) for modulating network access data comprising access point accessing data as a variation of the physical property for conveying to the sensor device (10). The sensor device comprises a sensing unit (12) measuring the physical property (T), a reporting unit reporting measurement data of the physical property, a decoding unit decoding the network access data and a wireless communication unit that connects to a wireless access point (16) of a sensor network (14) using the access point accessing data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2012
    Publication date: October 1, 2015
    Inventors: Sébastien Pierrel, Jakob Saros
  • Publication number: 20150223186
    Abstract: Methods, sensor network monitors (150), and mobile terminals (120) are disclosed that map a plurality of sensors (110) to sensor identification information provided by the mobile terminals (120). A method includes receiving (500) stimulus characteristic information, which characterizes a stimulus provided to one of the sensors (110), and an associated sensor identification information from the mobile terminal (120). A response signal is received (502) from the sensor (110) responding to the stimulus. A network address of the sensor (110) is identified. The response signal is matched (504) to the stimulus characteristic information. The network address of the sensor (110) is associated (506) with the sensor identification information associated with the stimulus characteristic information matched to the response signal. The network address of the sensor (110) and the associated sensor identification information is provided (508) to a resource directory (152) for storage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2012
    Publication date: August 6, 2015
    Applicant: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Sébastien Pierrel, Jakob Saros
  • Patent number: 8849963
    Abstract: A method of enabling a legacy host, attached to a local network, to discover a service provided by a remote server. The method comprises the following steps to be performed by an IP Multimedia Subsystem Gateway within said local network. (1) Subscribing to an IP Multimedia Subsystem presence service and receiving presence information published by the presence service including Globally Routable User agent URIs. (2) Receiving a service discovery message sent by said legacy host. (3) Searching said presence information to identify a requested service and an associated Globally Routable User agent URI. (4) Sending a response to said legacy host including a local network address of the Gateway, whilst maintaining a mapping between said local network address and said Globally Routable User agent URI.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (Publ)
    Inventors: Gonzalo Camarillo Gonzalez, Sébastien Pierrel
  • Publication number: 20120047237
    Abstract: It presented a method for sending a message to a secure element connected to a mobile equipment, wherein the secure element is coupled to a user of the mobile equipment. The method comprises the steps, performed in an application manager server of: receiving, from an application server, an application message and an identifier of a destination secure element; generating a secure element message from the application message; from a plurality of connectivity providers, selecting a connectivity provider capable of communicating with the destination secure element; and sending the secure element message to the selected connectivity provider for forwarding to the destination secure element. A corresponding application manager server, computer program and computer program product are also presented.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2009
    Publication date: February 23, 2012
    Inventors: Petter Arvidsson, Mattias Eld, Sebastien Pierrel
  • Patent number: 8069253
    Abstract: Methods of establishing an IP link between first and second applications running at respective first and second nodes are provided. The first and second applications are arranged to initiate link establishment over a transport layer by issuing a call to their respective operating system socket Application Programming Interfaces. The methods include at said first node, intercepting a socket call generated by said first application and redirecting the socket call to a SIP-based application resident at said first node; and initiating an IP session with said second node using the SIP protocol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 4, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2011
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (Publ)
    Inventors: Gonzalo Camarillo, Sébastien Pierrel
  • Publication number: 20100325248
    Abstract: A method of enabling a legacy host, attached to a local network, to discover a service provided by a remote server. The method comprises the following steps to be performed by an IP Multimedia Subsystem Gateway within said local network. (1) Subscribing to an IP Multimedia Subsystem presence service and receiving presence information published by the presence service including Globally Routable User agent URIs. (2) Receiving a service discovery message sent by said legacy host. (3) Searching said presence information to identify a requested service and an associated Globally Routable User agent URI. (4) Sending a response to said legacy host including a local network address of the Gateway, whilst maintaining a mapping between said local network address and said Globally Routable User agent URI.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2008
    Publication date: December 23, 2010
    Inventors: Gonzalo Camarillo Gonzalez, Sébastien Pierrel
  • Patent number: 7849195
    Abstract: A method of establishing a connection between a second host and an application socket on a first host. The method utilizes the Host Identity Protocol (HIP). The method includes the steps of establishing either a new or a selected existing HIP Security Association between the first and second hosts; creating a new or selecting an existing Tube Association between the application socket and the Security Association; and forming an association for the connection between the application socket, the Security Association, and the Tube Association. This establishes a connection between the second host and the application socket on the first host through the Security Association and the Tube Association.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2010
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (Publ)
    Inventors: Petri Aulis Jokela, Jan Mikael Melen, Raimo Vuopionperä, Sèbastien Pierrel
  • Publication number: 20100185725
    Abstract: A method of establishing an IP link between first and second applications running at respective first and second nodes. The first and second applications are arranged to initiate link establishment over a transport layer by issuing a call to their respective operating system socket Application Programming Interfaces. The method comprises 1) at said first node, intercepting a socket call generated by said first application and redirecting the socket call to a SIP-based application resident at said first node, and 2) initiating an IP session with said second node using the SIP protocol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2007
    Publication date: July 22, 2010
    Inventors: Gonzalo Camarillo, Sébastien Pierrel
  • Publication number: 20080195737
    Abstract: A method is provided of using the Host Identity Protocol, HIP, to establish a connection between a second host (32) and an application socket (42) on a first host (30), comprising establishing a new or selecting an existing HIP Security Association (46) between the first and second hosts (30, 32), creating a new or selecting an existing Tube Association (44), identified by a Tube Identifier, between the application socket (42) and the Security Association (46), forming an association (43, 45) for the connection between the application socket (42), the Security Association (46) and the Tube Association (44), thereby establishing a connection between the second host (32) and the application socket (42) on the first host (30) through the Security Association (46) and Tube Association (44).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2006
    Publication date: August 14, 2008
    Inventors: Petri Aulis Jokela, Jan Mikael Melen, Raimo Vuopionpera, Sebastien Pierrel