Patents by Inventor Samuel Asangbeng Atungsiri

Samuel Asangbeng Atungsiri 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: 20210360581
    Abstract: A method of operating an infrastructure node in a wireless communications system is provided. The method comprises detecting that downlink messages for a communications device to decode should be transmitted by the node in one or more of a plurality or temporally spaced paging occasions, and determining that a wake-up signal (WUS) should be transmitted by the node to the communications device in advance of each of the one or more paging occasions which comprise the downlink messages for the communications device to decode, determining that a time since a most recent transmission of a signal which can be used by the communications device to re-synchronise with the node is greater than a predetermined threshold and transmitting, in response to determining that the time since the most recent transmission from the infrastructure equipment to the communications device is greater than the predetermined threshold, a preamble signal to the communications device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Shin Horng WONG, Martin Warwick BEALE, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI
  • Publication number: 20210360553
    Abstract: A base station for a mobile telecommunications system has circuitry configured to communicate with at least one user equipment, wherein the circuitry is further configured to set a first subcarrier spacing for transmission of at least one synchronization signal; and set a second subcarrier spacing for transmission on a physical broadcast channel, wherein the first subcarrier spacing differs from the second subcarrier spacing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI, Martin Warwick BEALE, Shin Horng WONG
  • Patent number: 11177911
    Abstract: A base station for a mobile telecommunications system has circuitry which is configured to communicate with at least one user equipment. The circuitry is further configured to: transmit a short data transmission within the time scheduled for a long data transmission; and schedule, based on the transmission of the short data, a HARQ ACK/NACK response relating to at least a part of the long data transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: Convida Wireless, LLC
    Inventors: Shin Horng Wong, Martin Warwick Beale, Samuel Asangbeng Atungsiri
  • Publication number: 20210329518
    Abstract: A method for an infrastructure equipment of a wireless communications network, the method comprising receiving a request to establish a connection from a communications device in a first cell; and in response to receiving the request, selecting a second cell to be a next serving cell for the communications device and transmitting an indication of an identity of the second cell to the communications device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Vivek SHARMA, Yuxin WEI, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI
  • Publication number: 20210306869
    Abstract: A method for operating an infrastructure equipment forming part of a wireless communications network is provided. The infrastructure equipment is a non-terrestrial network part of the wireless communications network configured to transmit one or more spot beams to provide a wireless access interface for transmitting signals to and receiving signals representing data from a communications device within a coverage region of a cell or one of the spot beams, the spot beam forming a cell. The method comprises broadcasting system information for receipt by the communications device, the system information including information relating to at least one of a cell or a spot beam of a neighbouring infrastructure equipment and a second spot beam of the infrastructure equipment, wherein the system information is broadcast in accordance with at least one predetermined condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Vivek SHARMA
  • Publication number: 20210306927
    Abstract: A method for operating an infrastructure equipment forming part of a wireless communications network is provided. The wireless communications network comprises a base station and a non-terrestrial network part, the non-terrestrial network part transmitting one or more spot beams to provide a wireless access interface for transmitting signals to and receiving signals representing data from a communications device within a coverage region of a cell or one of the spot beams, the spot beam forming a cell. The method comprises transmitting, to the communications device, an indication of a first condition to be met before the communications device should transmit assistance information to the infrastructure equipment, receiving the assistance information from the communications device upon the first condition being met, determining, based on the assistance information, that a cell change of the communications device should be initiated, and initiating the cell change of the communications device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Vivek SHARMA
  • Publication number: 20210297923
    Abstract: A method for a communications device in a coverage region of a first cell generated by a non-terrestrial network part of a wireless communications network, the first cell being a serving cell for the communications device, the method comprising determining whether the coverage area of the first cell overlaps with a region associated with a coverage area of at least one non-serving cell, and in response to determining that the coverage area of the serving cell overlaps with a region associated with a coverage area of at least one non-serving cell, initiating measurements of signals transmitted on a frequency which is used for transmissions by infrastructure equipment associated with the at least one non-serving cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Vivek SHARMA
  • Publication number: 20210298011
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising circuitry configured to perform a transport channel processing chain, the transport channel processing chain comprising a sub-carrier puncturing function, the sub-carrier puncturing function comprising puncturing, in each subframe of a composite transmission time interval, a set of sub-carriers from at least one mapped physical resource block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2018
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicants: Sony Corporation, Sony Mobile Communications Inc.
    Inventors: Martin Warwick BEALE, Shin Horng WONG, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI, Basuki PRIYANTO
  • Patent number: 11129135
    Abstract: In a wireless communications system, an infrastructure equipment is configured to form a synchronization signal block comprising one or more Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexed, OFDM, symbol carrying a synchronization sequence and one or more other OFDM symbols carrying information of a physical broadcast channel of the wireless access interface. Each of the one or more OFDM symbols of the synchronization block is formed by a plurality of frequency domain sub-carrier signals each being transmitted over the duration of the OFDM symbol in a resource element of the wireless access interface. Each OFDM symbol of the synchronization signal block has the same sub-carrier spacing, and each of the one or more other OFDM symbols carrying information of a physical broadcast channel of the wireless access interface is arranged to include demodulation reference symbols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Samuel Asangbeng Atungsiri, Martin Warwick Beale, Shin Horng Wong
  • Publication number: 20210288770
    Abstract: A receiver for detecting and recovering payload data from a received signal comprises a radio frequency demodulation circuit, a detector circuit and a demodulator circuit. The radio frequency demodulation circuit detects the received signal. The received signal carries the payload data as OFDM symbols in one or more of a plurality of time divided frames, each frame including a bootstrap signal, a preamble signal and a plurality of sub-frames. The demodulator circuit detects bootstrap OFDM symbols to identify communications parameters for detecting the fixed length signalling data, detects the fixed length signalling data to identify the communications parameters for detecting the variable length signalling data, detects the variable length signalling data, and uses the fixed and variable length signalling data to detect the payload data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Saturn Licensing LLC
    Inventor: Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI
  • Publication number: 20210281365
    Abstract: A retransmission method for use in a telecommunications system, the method comprising: transmitting, to a terminal, first data in a set of identified resources allocated for the transmission of the first data; identifying that a portion of the identified resources has been used to transmit data other than the first data; and retransmitting a subset of the first data, the subset of the first data comprising the portion of the first data that was previously scheduled to be transmitted in the portion of the identified resources
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2021
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Martin Warwick BEALE, Shin Horng WONG, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI
  • Patent number: 11108501
    Abstract: A transmitter for transmitting data to communications devices via a wireless access. The transmitter including modulator circuitry configured to receive modulation symbols of a segment and to rotate each modulation symbol by an angle dependent on a choice of modulation scheme, and receive each of the segments of rotated modulation symbols and for each segment to separate real and imaginary components of the rotated modulation symbols for the segment and to interleave the real components of the rotated modulation symbols of the segment differently to the imaginary components of the rotated modulation symbols of the segment. The circuitry also is configured to recombine the real and imaginary interleaved components of the rotated modulation symbols of each segment and to form from the real and imaginary components modulation cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Martin Warwick Beale, Samuel Asangbeng Atungsiri, Shin Horng Wong
  • Publication number: 20210266981
    Abstract: A method for transmitting data by a communications device in a wireless telecommunications network comprising a base station and a non-terrestrial network part, the method comprising determining that data is to be transmitted by the communications device to the base station via the non-terrestrial part, in response to the determining, selecting a random access preamble from a group of random access preambles, each of the random access preambles of the group being associated with one or more resource pools of communications resources for transmitting data, and transmitting the selected random access preamble.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Vivek SHARMA
  • Patent number: 11102755
    Abstract: A method of operating an infrastructure node in a wireless communications system is provided. The method comprises detecting that downlink messages for a communications device to decode should be transmitted by the node in one or more of a plurality of temporally spaced paging occasions, and determining that a wake-up signal (WUS) should be transmitted by the node to the communications device in advance of each of the one or more paging occasions which comprise the downlink messages for the communications device to decode, determining that a time since a most recent transmission of a signal which can be used by the communications device to re-synchronise with the node is greater than a predetermined threshold and transmitting, in response to determining that the time since the most recent transmission from the infrastructure equipment to the communications device is greater than the predetermined threshold, a preamble signal to the communications device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shin Horng Wong, Martin Warwick Beale, Samuel Asangbeng Atungsiri
  • Patent number: 11096133
    Abstract: A base station for a mobile telecommunications system has circuitry configured to communicate with at least one user equipment, wherein the circuitry is further configured to set a first subcarrier spacing for transmission of at least one synchronization signal; and set a second subcarrier spacing for transmission on a physical broadcast channel, wherein the first subcarrier spacing differs from the second subcarrier spacing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Samuel Asangbeng Atungsiri, Martin Warwick Beale, Shin Horng Wong
  • Publication number: 20210250903
    Abstract: A method of operating a terminal device and a plurality of network access nodes, wherein the method comprises: establishing first wake-up signalling configuration information for a first network access node; establishing second wake-up signalling configuration information for a second network access node; and monitoring for signalling transmitted by the first network access node in accordance with the first wake-up signalling format and monitoring for signalling transmitted by the second network access node in accordance with the second wake-up signalling format, and seeking to decode a subsequent paging message in response to detecting wake-up signalling in accordance with either the first wake-up signalling format or the second wake-up signalling format.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2021
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Vivek SHARMA, Shin Horng WONG, Martin Warwick BEALE, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI
  • Patent number: 11075726
    Abstract: A receiver for detecting and recovering payload data from a received signal is provided. The receiver includes a detector, a frequency synchronizer, and a demodulator. The receiver is configured to detect the received signal. The received signal includes the payload data and signalling data for use in detecting and recovering the payload data. The frequency synchronizer is configured to process the received signal so as to compensate for a frequency offset in the received signal. The demodulator is configured to detect the one or more first symbols and the one or more second symbols, to recover the signalling data from the one or more first symbols, and to use the signalling data to recover the payload data from the one or more second symbols. The sequence is a signature sequence associated with a transmitter of the received signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: SATURN LICENSING LLC
    Inventor: Samuel Asangbeng Atungsiri
  • Publication number: 20210227422
    Abstract: A method of transmitting data by a communications device, the method comprising receiving a plurality of service data units including a first service data unit and a second service data unit at a Service Data Adaptation Protocol (SDAP), service access point (SAP) according to one or more quality of service (QoS) flows, each of the QoS flows defining a quality of service for the data received from the service data units, mapping the service data units received according to the one or more QoS flows on to one or more radio bearers, each of the one or more radio bearers being defined by a packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) entity within a PDCP layer, forming the service data units into protocol data units for transmission via the radio bearer to which the corresponding QoS flow has been mapped, and transmitting the protocol data units via the corresponding radio bearer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2019
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Vivek Horng SHARMA, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI, Shin Horng WONG, Kazuyuki SHIMEZAWA, Hideji WAKABAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210226696
    Abstract: A method of operating a first infrastructure equipment of a wireless communications network comprising a core network part, the first infrastructure equipment, a second infrastructure equipment acting as a backhaul relay node between the first infrastructure equipment and the core network part, and a downstream wireless communications device. The method comprising receiving from the second infrastructure equipment an indication of a first set of communications resources, allocating resource elements of the first set of communications resources for receiving first data for transmission to the core network part from the downstream wireless communications device, and receiving second data transmitted by the second infrastructure equipment on one or more resource elements within a second set of communications resources, the second set of communications resources different from the first set of communications resources.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2019
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuyuki SHIMEZAWA, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI, Yuxin WEI
  • Publication number: 20210218508
    Abstract: A communications device includes receiver circuitry, transmitter circuitry, and controller circuitry controlling the transmitter circuitry and the receiver circuitry to receive data in accordance with an automatic repeat request (ARQ) type protocol in which the data is received as a plurality of encoded data packets encoded with an error correction code and the transmitter circuitry transmits a feedback signal depending on whether each of the data encoded packets is estimated as having been decoded successfully by the receiver circuitry. The controller circuitry is configured to evaluate a quality measure of each encoded data packet and in response to the evaluated quality measure to transmit an early indication of the feedback signal to the wireless communications network, before the encoded data packet has been decoded by the error correction decoder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Martin Warwick BEALE, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI, Shin Horng WONG