Patents by Inventor Shin Horng Wong

Shin Horng Wong 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: 20220022229
    Abstract: A method of operating a terminal device in a wireless telecommunication system, the method comprising: determining a first preconfigured uplink resource configuration to use for a plurality of preconfigured uplink resource transmissions; transmitting data in accordance with the first preconfigured uplink resource configuration; determining the first preconfigured uplink resource configuration should be changed; determining a second preconfigured uplink resource configuration to use for a plurality of preconfigured uplink resource transmissions; and transmitting data in accordance with the second preconfigured uplink resource configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Shin Horng WONG, Martin Warwick BEALE, Basuki PRIYANTO
  • Patent number: 11228400
    Abstract: A communications device including a receiver configured to receive signals from an infrastructure equipment of a wireless communications network in accordance with a wireless access interface provided by the infrastructure equipment, and a controller configured to control the receiver to receive data from the infrastructure equipment via a downlink of the wireless access interface. The controller is configured in combination with the receiver to receive a message from the infrastructure equipment which has been transmitted with a number of repetitions in a search space formed in the wireless access interface. The search space extends in time sufficient to span a transmission of the message at a highest repetition level associated with the highest number of repetitions and transmitted on radio resources selected by the infrastructure equipment from a plurality of candidates for radio resources which define the search space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Martin Warwick Beale, Shin Horng Wong
  • Publication number: 20220006573
    Abstract: A method for a receiver, the method comprising receiving a first plurality of blocks transmitted by a transmitter using first communications resources, determining that at least one of the first plurality of blocks was not received correctly, in response to determining that at least one of the first plurality of blocks was not received correctly, transmitting to the transmitter a first negative acknowledgement (NACK) indication that at least one of the first plurality of blocks was not received correctly, the NACK indication not indicating which of the first plurality of blocks was not received correctly, receiving a subset of the first plurality of blocks retransmitted by the transmitter in response to the NACK indication using second communications resources, and after receiving the subset of the first plurality of blocks, determining whether all of the first plurality of blocks have been received correctly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Martin Warwick BEALE, Shin Horng WONG
  • Publication number: 20210409153
    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: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Martin Warwick BEALE, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI, Shin Horng WONG
  • Patent number: 11206644
    Abstract: A terminal device for use in a wireless telecommunications system includes: a transceiver configured to perform wireless communication with a base station; and a controller configured to: control the transceiver to detect a wireless paging signal from the base station; detect whether the paging signal includes information defining an allocation of a communications resource for use by the terminal device to send a connection request message to the base station; control the transceiver, in response to a detection that the paging signal does not include information defining the allocation of the communications resource, to perform a radio channel allocation procedure with the base station for the terminal device to be allocated the communications resource; and control the transceiver to establish wireless communication with the base station by sending the connection request message using the allocated communications resource.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shin Horng Wong
  • Publication number: 20210377234
    Abstract: A method of operating a second network access node comprises configuring the second network access node to act as a secondary network access node for a dual connectivity mode for a terminal device in which a first network access node acts as a master network access node. The method further comprises establishing, while acting as a secondary network access node for the dual connectivity mode, that the second network access node should switch to acting as a master network access node, deriving a new master network access node security key for use by the second network access node when switched to acting as a master network access node for the dual connectivity mode, and configuring the second network access node to act a master network access node for the dual connectivity mode using the new master network access node security key.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Inventors: Vivek Sharma, Martin Warwick Beale, Shin Horng Wong, Brian Alexander Martin
  • Publication number: 20210368550
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising circuitry configured to perform a Random Access procedure that is based on one or more access control parameters that are specific for a predefined coverage level.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Vivek SHARMA, Brian Alexander MARTIN, Shin Horng WONG, Martin Warwick BEALE
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20210359785
    Abstract: A method is performed by a wireless communications device of transmitting measurement reports to an infrastructure equipment. The method comprises receiving signals transmitted by the infrastructure equipment, measuring a characteristic associated with the received signals, and selecting an index value from one of a plurality of index values. Each of the index values represents a range of values of the characteristic for which communications parameters of a transmitter in the infrastructure equipment and a receiver in the communication device should have to achieve an acceptable communications performance for values of the characteristic within the range of values of the characteristic. The method further comprises, subject to the selected index value, transmitting the selected index value to the infrastructure equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Martin Warwick BEALE, Shin Horng WONG
  • 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
  • Patent number: 11178724
    Abstract: A communications device is provided, which is configured to transmit or receive signals via a wireless access interface provided by the wireless communications network to or from one or more infrastructure equipment. The communications device is configured, at the time of a Radio Resource Control (RRC) connection establishment procedure, to receive a first message from one of the infrastructure equipment comprising an indication that the infrastructure equipment is capable of operating in accordance with a packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) in accordance with a first radio access technology, to establish a PDCP entity based on the received indication, and to transmit a second message to the infrastructure equipment comprising an indication that the communications device is capable of operating in accordance with one or both of the PDCP in accordance with the first radio access technology and a PDCP in accordance with a second radio access technology.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Vivek Sharma, Hideji Wakabayashi, Shinichiro Tsuda, Shin Horng Wong, Martin Warwick Beale
  • 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: 20210352581
    Abstract: A wake-up signal being for providing an indication to one or more flood of the communications devices that they should receive a paging message in one or more of a plurality of temporally spaced paging occasions, and transmitting a candidate indicator message to the one or more communications devices in advance of the wake-up signal search space, the candidate indicator message indicating one or more characteristics of the wake-up signal by which the wake-up signal may be transmitted as one or more candidates, wherein the one or more candidates are to be searched for detection of the wake-up signal by the one or more communication devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Publication date: November 11, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Shin Horng WONG, Martin Warwick BEALE
  • Patent number: 11171820
    Abstract: A terminal device comprises a transmitter, a receiver and a controller. The transmitter is configured to transmit a first radio signal to infrastructure equipment of a wireless telecommunications system, the first radio signal being repeatedly transmitted a predetermined number of times during each of a plurality of consecutive time periods, each of the consecutive time periods being separated by a separation time period. The receiver is configured to receive, from the infrastructure equipment during one of the separation time periods, a second radio signal that comprises an indicator indicating that transmission of the first radio signal should continue or that transmission of the first radio signal should be terminated and the second radio signal having a measurable characteristic on the basis of which the terminal device reduces an offset of a reference radio frequency of the terminal device relative to a transmission radio frequency of the infrastructure equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Convida Wireless, LLC
    Inventors: Shin Horng Wong, Martin Warwick Beale
  • Publication number: 20210345302
    Abstract: A method of transmitting data by a terminal device in a wireless telecommunications system, wherein the method comprises the terminal device: determining there is data available for transmission by the terminal device; selecting a proposed radio resource allocation to use for transmitting the data; transmitting request signalling comprising a request to use the proposed radio resource allocation for transmitting the data; receiving response signalling comprising an indication of whether or not the request to use the proposed radio resource allocation for transmitting the data is allowed; and transmitting the data using the proposed radio resource allocation if the response signalling indicates the request to use the proposed radio resource allocation for transmitting the data is allowed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Shin Horng WONG, Martin Warwick BEALE
  • Patent number: 11160064
    Abstract: A communications device includes transmitter circuitry configured to transmit signals to the infrastructure equipment via a wireless access interface provided by the wireless communications network, receiver circuitry configured to receive signals from the infrastructure equipment via the wireless access interface, and controller circuitry. The controller circuitry is configured to, among other things, control the transmitter circuitry and the receiver circuitry to monitor a first search space for a first radio signal from the infrastructure equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: Convida Wireless, LLC
    Inventors: Shin Horng Wong, Martin Warwick Beale
  • Publication number: 20210329663
    Abstract: A user equipment for a mobile telecommunications system has circuitry configured to communicate with at least one base station, wherein the circuitry is further configured to: interrupt processing of a lower priority data transmission when a higher priority data transmission has to be processed, when it is determined that an available processing power is below a predetermined threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Shin Horng WONG, Martin Warwick BEALE
  • Publication number: 20210328650
    Abstract: A communications device for use in a wireless communications network providing a wireless access interface within a system bandwidth, the system bandwidth comprising a plurality of bandwidth parts, the communications device comprising a transmitter configured to transmit signals using a plurality of activated bandwidth parts, a receiver configured to receive signals using the plurality of activated bandwidth parts, the received signals being signals transmitted using a plurality of activated beams, and a controller configured to control the transmitter and the receiver so that the communications device is operable: to determine that an activated beam associated with a first bandwidth part satisfies beam failure criteria; to select from the plurality of activated bandwidth parts a second bandwidth part; and to transmit using communications resources associated with the selected second bandwidth part a beam failure indication indicating that the activated beam associated with the first bandwidth part satisfies
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2019
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yassin Aden AWAD, Shin Horng WONG, Kazuyuki SHIMEZAWA, Vivek SHARMA, Martin Warwick BEALE
  • Publication number: 20210328748
    Abstract: A method for transmitting data by a communications device in a wireless communications network, the method comprising assigning one of a plurality of logical channel priorities to the data in accordance with a plurality of service types, the logical channel priorities providing at least an indication of high priority data and lower priority data, forming a transport block of the data for transmission at a medium access control protocol layer in accordance with the logical channel priorities, and passing the transport block from the medium access control protocol layer to a physical layer for transmission and providing an indication to the physical layer based on the logical channel priority of the data in the transport block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Vivek SHARMA, Shin Horng WONG, Yassin Aden AWAD
  • Patent number: 11153822
    Abstract: A method of operating a network access node in a wireless telecommunications system comprising the network access node and a terminal device, wherein the method comprises: establishing that a downlink message, e.g. a paging message, for the terminal device to decode is going to be transmitted by the network access node; and transmitting wake-up signalling to the terminal device in advance of transmitting the downlink message to provide the terminal device with an indication the downlink message for the terminal device is going to be transmitted, wherein the wake-up signalling comprises an indication of an amount of synchronisation signalling for use by the terminal device to achieve radio synchronisation with the network access node, wherein the amount of synchronisation signalling depends on an amount of time elapsed since the terminal device was previously radio synchronised to the network access node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignees: SONY CORPORATION, SONY MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS INC.
    Inventors: Shin Horng Wong, Martin Warwick Beale, Brian Alexander Martin, Basuki Priyanto, Nafiseh Mazloum