Patents by Inventor Samuli Heikki TURTINEN

Samuli Heikki TURTINEN 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: 20200077299
    Abstract: Various communication systems may benefit from an enhanced radio link control status report. A method may include determining a negative acknowledgment sequence number range. The negative acknowledgment sequence number range may include a plurality of consecutive radio link control missing sequence numbers. The method may also include determining at least one of a en negative acknowledgment end sequence number when the plurality of consecutive radio link control missing sequence numbers exceeds the negative acknowledgment sequence number range. In addition, the method may include sending a radio link control status report comprising at least one of a negative acknowledgment sequence number, the negative acknowledgment sequence number range, or the negative acknowledgment end sequence number when the plurality of consecutive radio link control missing sequence numbers exceeds the at least one negative acknowledgment sequence number range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2018
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Chunli Wu, Samuli Heikki Turtinen, Esa Malkamäki, Benoist Pierre Sebire
  • Patent number: 10574304
    Abstract: A method comprising: performing one or more measurements in a user device to determine a plurality of beam groups, each beam group associating at least one receive beam direction of a user device and at least one transmit beam direction of an access point; and causing information on said beam groups to be transmitted to said access point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Nokia Solutions and Networks Oy
    Inventors: Timo Koskela, Samuli Heikki Turtinen, Juha Pekka Karjalainen, Sami-Jukka Hakola, Mihai Enescu
  • Publication number: 20200059959
    Abstract: There is provided a method comprising: determining that there are no uplink resources available for transmitting a Scheduling Request; initiating a timer in response to said determination; and if said timer expires, on expiry of said timer, initiating a random access procedure on the uplink.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Samuli Heikki TURTINEN, Alois HERZOG, Sheyam Lal DHOMEJA, Juho Mikko Oskari PIRSKANEN, Timo KOSKELA
  • Publication number: 20200053592
    Abstract: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus comprising: at least one processor; and at least one memory including computer program code, wherein the at least one memory and the computer program code are configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to at least perform: for a new quality of service (QoS) flow in a buffer of a user equipment, determine using one or more conditional rules whether to send data from the new QoS flow using a default data radio bearer (DRB) or to trigger radio resource control (RRC) signaling to request a dedicated DRB for the new QoS flow; and perform, by the user equipment and based on an outcome of the determining, one of transmitting the data using the default DRB or triggering the RRC signaling to request the dedicated DRB for the new QoS flow.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Samuli Heikki TURTINEN, Matti Einari LAITILA, Chunli WU, Esa Mikael MALKAMÄKI
  • Publication number: 20200045582
    Abstract: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, there is disclosed apparatus, method sand storage mediums with computer-readable instructions for transmitting aggregated packets, comprising dividing a plurality of data units into ordered groups and advantageously encoding sub-headers for the data units to be aggregated. In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, there is disclosed apparatus, method sand storage mediums with computer-readable instructions for receiving the aggregated packets with the advantageously encoding sub-headers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Samuli Heikki Turtinen, Chunli Wu, Esa Mikael Malkamäki, Benoist Pierre Sebire
  • Publication number: 20200021350
    Abstract: Various communication systems may benefit from appropriate designation of communication mechanisms. For example, fifth generation communication systems may use refinement beam index beam identifier association. A method can include determining, by an access node, an association between at least one reported refinement beam index and at least one logical beam index based on reception of a refinement beam index report. The method can also include providing the association to a user equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Inventors: Timo Koskela, Samuli Heikki Turtinen, Sami-Jukka Hakola, Juha Pekka Karjalainen
  • Publication number: 20190394763
    Abstract: Various communication systems benefit from the management of downlink traffic or uplink traffic. For example, a user equipment and an access node benefit from the selective purging of downlink data or uplink data. According to certain embodiments, a method includes receiving at an access node a request for purging, from a user equipment, at least one portion of a downlink transmission or an uplink transmission. The request comprises at least one attribute of the at least one portion of the downlink transmission or an uplink transmission. The method also includes purging at the access node the at least one portion of the downlink transmission or the uplink transmission based on the at least one attribute.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: John HARRIS, Samuli Heikki TURTINEN
  • Publication number: 20190387441
    Abstract: A method is provided where handover information about one or more target beams of a target cell is provided. The beam quality of those target beams is determined along with beam quality of one or more other beams of the target cell. Dedicated uplink resources associated with the target beams and shared uplink resources are associated with the other beams. It is determined based on the beam quality which of the target and other beams is to be used to initiate a connection to the target cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2017
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Timo KOSKELA, Samuli Heikki TURTINEN, Benoist Pierre SEBIRE, Juho Mikko Oskari PIRSKANEN
  • Patent number: 10511993
    Abstract: Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for buffer status reporting and efficient handling of new quality of service (QoS) flows on the default bearer in next generation (NG) radio access networks (RAN) are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Samuli Heikki Turtinen, Benoist Pierre Sebire, Matti Einari Laitila, Guillaume Decarreau
  • Publication number: 20190380099
    Abstract: A technique includes receiving a plurality of synchronization signal blocks, including synchronization signals and beam specific reference signals, receiving a plurality of beam sweeping scheduling blocks, each beam sweeping scheduling block corresponding to one of the synchronization signal blocks and including scheduling information to schedule a dynamic size beam sweeping resource (e.g., mini-slot or other resource) for transmission of common control information (e.g., paging data and/or system information or SIB) via a set of one or more beams, and selecting, based on a measurement of signals of at least one of the synchronization signal blocks and the scheduling information, one of the dynamic size beam sweeping resources (e.g., one of the beam sweeping mini-slots or other resource) to receive the common control information (e.g., paging data and/or system information or SIB).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2018
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventors: Sami-Jukka Hakola, Jorma Johannes Kaikkonen, Esa Tapani Tiirola, Lars Dalsgaard, Samuli Heikki Turtinen, Juho Mikko Oskari Pirskanen
  • Publication number: 20190350028
    Abstract: A technique includes determining, by a user device, a first preferred downlink beam, sending, by the user device to a base station, an indication of the first preferred downlink beam, receiving, by the user device from the base station, a temporary configuration information at least for use in reporting an updated or second preferred downlink beam, detecting that the user device has not received a connection response message from the base station indicating that a connection has been established between the user device and the base station, determining, by the user device, a second preferred downlink beam, sending, by the user device to a base station in response to the detecting and based at least in part on the temporary configuration information, an indication of the second preferred downlink beam to the base station, and receiving, via the second preferred downlink beam, a connection response message from the base station.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Inventors: Janne Veikko KAASALAINEN, Timo KOSKELA, Samuli Heikki TURTINEN
  • Publication number: 20190215727
    Abstract: The present invention provides apparatuses, methods, computer programs, computer program products and computer-readable media regarding real-time segmentation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Samuli Heikki Turtinen, Benoist Pierre Sebire, Juho Mikko Oskari Pirskanen, Timo Koskela
  • Publication number: 20190089420
    Abstract: A method comprising: performing one or more measurements in a user device to determine a plurality of beam groups, each beam group associating at least one receive beam direction of a user device and at least one transmit beam direction of an access point; and causing information on said beam groups to be transmitted to said access point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2016
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventors: Timo Koskela, Samuli Heikki Turtinen, Juha Pekka Karjalainen, Sami-Jukka Hakola, Mihai Enescu
  • Publication number: 20190058518
    Abstract: A method comprises determining at a communication device for a set of beams provided by one or more access points if a respective beam satisfies a threshold. A set of beams comprises one or more communication beams and each access point provides a plurality of communication beams. In dependence on the determining, an indication is be transmitted to at least one access point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2016
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Inventors: Timo Koskela, Samuli Heikki Turtinen, Vinh Van Phan, Sami-Jukka Hakola, Juho Mikko Oskari Pirskanen
  • Patent number: 10171138
    Abstract: Various communication systems may benefit from improved network communications. For example, messages sent to a user equipment may benefit from having optional configurations of parameters. A method includes determining optional configurations for parameters that override or supplement a default configuration of the parameters. The optional configurations are grouped into optional parameter groups. The method also includes encoding at least one of the optional parameter groups in a message. In addition, the method includes transmitting the message from the network node to a user equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Samuli Heikki Turtinen, Juho Mikko Oskari Pirskanen, Timo Koskela
  • Publication number: 20180376372
    Abstract: There is provided a method comprising determining, for a service data unit to be included in a protocol data unit, whether a segment of the service data unit is to be included in the protocol data unit and, if so, determining the position of the segment relative to the service data unit, the protocol data unit comprising a header part and a data field part, determining whether to include information in the header part in dependence of the first determining, and, if so, determining the content of the information in dependence on the first determining and providing the protocol data unit to a receiver entity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2015
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Samuli Heikki Turtinen, Timo Koskela
  • Publication number: 20180375621
    Abstract: A technique is provided for controlling sending, by a user device to a network node in a wireless network via spatial multiplexing during a first transmission time interval, a first instance of a first protocol data unit via a first transport block and a first instance of a second protocol data unit via a second transport block, controlling receiving a first data indicator associated with the first transport block that indicates that the first transport block was not received by the network node, and controlling sending, by the user device to the network node via spatial multiplexing during a second transmission time interval in response to receiving the first data indicator, at least a portion of a second instance of the first protocol data unit via a third transport block and at least a portion of a third instance of the first protocol data unit via a fourth transport block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Samuli Heikki Turtinen, Timo Koskela, Vinh Van Phan
  • Patent number: 10165489
    Abstract: Embodiments comprise measures, including methods, apparatus and computer program products, for use in access network selection in a telecommunications system. The telecommunications system comprises, at least, a mobile telephony radio access network. At one or more network nodes of the mobile telephony radio access network a preference, to offload at least some data communication in the mobile telephony radio access network to a further radio access network other than the mobile telephony radio access network, is identified. In response to this identification, an indication of the identified offloading preference is caused to be transmitted, via the mobile telephony radio access network, to at least one user equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL SALES PTE. LIMITED
    Inventors: Tero Heikki Matti Henttonen, Jari Jaakko Isokangas, Kaisu Maria Iisakkila, Samuli Heikki Turtinen
  • Publication number: 20180352470
    Abstract: Various communication systems may benefit from differentiated quality of service management. For example, specific applications run on a user equipment in a 5G radio access network may benefit from the flexible differentiated quality of service management. A method includes determining a service flow setup, and mapping traffic through the service flow by a common convergence sublayer entity to at least one radio convergence sublayer entity. The method also includes controlling the traffic through the service flow.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2015
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventors: Samuli Heikki TURTINEN, Andreas MAEDER, Vinh VAN PHAN, Matti Einari LAITILA
  • Publication number: 20180310309
    Abstract: There is provided a method comprising receiving, at a user device, control information usable for determining whether at least one uplink logical channel is to be transmitted using at least one of a first uplink transport channel and a second uplink transport channel, determining, in dependence on said information, a mapping between the at least one uplink logical channel and at least one of the first uplink transport channel and second uplink transport channel and causing the at least one uplink logical channel to be transmitted using the at least one uplink transport channel to which the at least one uplink logical channel is mapped.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2015
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Applicant: Nokia Solutions and Networks OY
    Inventors: Timo Koskela, Vinh Van Phan, Samuli Heikki Turtinen