Patents by Inventor Vivek Sharma

Vivek Sharma 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: 11516693
    Abstract: A method of operating a terminal device to establish a radio resource control connection with network infrastructure equipment in a wireless telecommunications network, wherein the terminal device is associated with a previously-allocated temporary identifier that identifies the terminal device within the wireless telecommunications network; the method comprising: transmitting a first message to the network infrastructure equipment comprising an indication of a first portion of the temporary identifier; and transmitting a second message, which is separate from the first message, to the network infrastructure equipment comprising an indication of a second portion of the temporary identifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignees: SONY CORPORATION, SONY MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS INC.
    Inventors: Vivek Sharma, Svante Alnås, Lars Nord, Hideji Wakabayashi, Anders Berggren, Yuxin Wei
  • Patent number: 11516736
    Abstract: A method comprising controlling a receiver of a communications device to reduce a power consumption in accordance with a discontinuous reception, DRX, off period in which no signals representing scheduling information are received via a physical downlink control channel when in a connected mode and in which the communications device can reduce a power to the receiver, controlling the receiver of the communications device to increase the power consumption so as to detect whether or not signals from a group control channel have been received by the receiver either during the DRX off period or during a first time slot of a DRX on period in which signals representing scheduling information may be transmitted by the wireless communications network via the physical downlink control channel and in which the communications device may increase the power to the receiver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Martin Warwick Beale, Shin Horng Wong, Vivek Sharma, Samuel Asangbeng Atungsiri
  • Publication number: 20220376779
    Abstract: A method for operating an infrastructure equipment forming part of a non-terrestrial network, NTN, of a wireless communications network is provided. The method comprises transmitting a plurality of spot beams, each of the spot beams providing a wireless access interface for transmitting signals to and/or receiving signals from communications devices within a coverage region formed by the each of the spot beams, determining, for one or more of the spot beams, that the coverage region formed by the one or more of the spot beams is at least partially located within a geographical region in which NTN services are not permitted, and changing a utilisation state of each of the one or more of the spot beams from a first utilisation state to a second utilisation state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2021
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI, Vivek SHARMA
  • Publication number: 20220376982
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to managing industrial internet of things end points and includes one or more processors and one or more computer-readable non-transitory storage media coupled to the one or more processors and comprising instructions that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause one or more switches to perform operations comprising: identifying a first end point using a protocol associated with the first end point, determining a classification for the identified first end point based on one or more attributes of the first end point, identifying one or more related end points having the classification in common with the first end point, segmenting the first end point with the identified one or more related end points, and applying one or more policies to the segmented first end point and the one or more related end points.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2022
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Inventors: Balaji Sundararajan, Vivek Agarwal, Anand Oswal, Chethan Channappa, Subhash Kodnad, Jeevan Sharma
  • Publication number: 20220377647
    Abstract: A method of controlling communications within a wireless communications network is provided. The method comprises receiving, at a first of the infrastructure equipment acting as a donor node connected to a core network part of a wireless communications network, signals representing data from a second of the infrastructure equipment over a first communications path via one or more other infrastructure equipment acting as relay nodes, receiving, at the first infrastructure equipment, assistance information from at least one of the second infrastructure equipment and the one or more other infrastructure equipment acting as the relay nodes, and determining, by one of the first infrastructure equipment and the one or more other infrastructure equipment acting as the relay nodes in the case that the assistance information satisfies a trigger condition, that the second infrastructure equipment should communicate with the first infrastructure equipment over a second communications path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2022
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Vivek SHARMA, Hideji WAKABAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20220369378
    Abstract: A method of operating a communications device in a wireless communications network comprises transmitting a random access message on a wireless access interface, the random access message comprising a selected random access preamble. The method further comprises receiving a resource allocation message comprising an indication of downlink communications resources allocated for the transmission of a random access response message combined with a radio network terminal identifier which identifies the communications device which transmitted the random access message, determining that the resource allocation message identifies the communications device, and in response to determining that the resource allocation message identities the communications device, decoding the signals transmitted using the allocated downlink communications resources.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2020
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yassin Aden AWAD, Vivek SHARMA, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI, Yuxin WEI, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Naoki KUSASHIMA
  • Patent number: 11503519
    Abstract: Determining whether service via a core network of the first type is available from the second cell. The method further comprises establishing a connection via the second cell by transmitting a message including a first indication, the first indication based on at least a portion of the identifier, and when service via a core network of the first type is not available from the second cell, transmitting in the message a second indication, the second indication indicating that the identifier was received from a core network different from the second type, without identifying the first type of core network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignees: SONY CORPORATION, SONY MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS INC.
    Inventors: Vivek Sharma, Svante Alnås, Lars Nord, Hideji Wakabayashi, Anders Berggren, Yuxin Wei
  • Patent number: 11497188
    Abstract: The invention relates to the novel cotton variety designated 19R132B3XF. Provided by the invention are the seeds, plants, plant parts and derivatives of the cotton variety 19R132B3XF. Also provided by the invention are methods of using cotton variety 19R132B3XF and products derived therefrom. Still further provided by the invention are methods for producing cotton plants by crossing the cotton variety 19R132B3XF with itself or another cotton variety and plants and seeds produced by such methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Dawn E Fraser, Darren G Jones, Vivek Sharma
  • Publication number: 20220361247
    Abstract: A method for transmitting data or receiving data by a communications device is provided. The method comprises transmitting a first signal comprising a random access preamble and a first portion of uplink data, receiving a second signal comprising a random access response in response to the first signal, and transmitting, in response to receiving the second signal, a third signal comprising a second portion of uplink data. The second signal further comprises an indication of downlink radio resources forming a Physical Downlink Shared Channel, PDSCH, reserved for the transmission of one or more acknowledgements or negative acknowledgements, ACK/NACKs, wherein one of the one or more ACK/NACKs is for reception by the communications device in response to the transmission of the third signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yassin Aden AWAD, Vivek SHARMA, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI, Yuxin WEI
  • Publication number: 20220358382
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method and system for optimizing user experience are disclosed. The method includes determining power profile of a target device; determining historical behavior of at least one user in relation to the target device; considering the historical behavioral data of the at least one user in relation to the target device based on the determined power profile of the target device; and using rules to select at least one of a plurality of approaches for establishing connection with a server in relation to a result of the considering.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Inventors: Rony Gotesdyner, Eran Netanel, Narendra Sharma, Drew S. Johnson, George Edward L. Schaefer, JR., Vivek Agarwal
  • Publication number: 20220361191
    Abstract: A method of transmitting data by a communications device in a wireless communications network, the method comprising determining that first data having a first priority is available for transmission, selecting first uplink communications resources for transmission associated with the first data, determining second uplink communications resources allocated for transmitting second data associated with a second priority and one or more parameters for the transmission of the second data using the second uplink communications resources, after the determining that the first data is available for transmission and the selecting the first uplink communications resources, determining based on the first uplink communications resources that the second uplink communications resources cannot be used for the transmission of the second data, storing the one or more parameters, transmitting the transmission associated with the first data using the first uplink communications resources and refraining from transmitting the seco
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yassin Aden AWAD, Vivek SHARMA, Shin Horng WONG, Martin Warwick BEALE, Kazuyuki SHIMEZAWA
  • Patent number: 11496927
    Abstract: An infrastructure equipment of a wireless communications network is configured to act as a first relay node by determining an allocation of a first set of communications resources by the infrastructure equipment acting as a first relay node for another infrastructure equipment acting as a second relay node, the communications resources for transmitting uplink data from a first communications device to an infrastructure equipment connected to a core network part of the wireless communications network acting as a donor node, the allocation of the first set of communications resources for the other infrastructure equipment acting as the second relay node being based upon a donor set of communications resources allocated by the donor node for communicating the uplink data from the first communications device to the donor node via the infrastructure equipment acting as the first relay node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuxin Wei, Vivek Sharma, Kazuyuki Shimezawa, Samuel Asangbeng Atungsiri
  • Publication number: 20220353929
    Abstract: A method for controlling a connection procedure for a terminal device requesting a radio connection to a cell supported by network infrastructure equipment in a wireless telecommunication system, the method comprising: determining, at the terminal device, that a request to connect to the cell supported by the network infrastructure equipment is to be made, establishing, at the terminal device, application information relating to an operating context for the terminal device; transmitting a connection request message from the terminal device to the network infrastructure equipment, wherein the connection request message comprises a request for the terminal device to connect to the cell and an indication of the application information; and determining, at the network infrastructure equipment, whether to allow the request for the terminal device to connect to the cell based, at least in part, on the application information received by the network infrastructure equipment from the terminal device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2022
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Vivek SHARMA, Brian Alexander MARTIN, Yuxin WEI, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Shinichiro TSUDA
  • Publication number: 20220353753
    Abstract: A terminal device and a method of operating a terminal device in a wireless communication network. The method comprises establishing, by the terminal device, a first radio connection with a first network access node for transmission of data via a first bearer and a second radio connection with the first network access node for transmission of data via a second bearer. Based on a difference between quality of service for the data transmission via the first bearer and the second bearer, a third radio connection is established between the terminal device and a second network access node for transmission of the data via the first bearer; and the third radio connection is established between the terminal device and the second network access node, a fourth radio connection is established between the terminal device and the second network access node for transmission of the data via the second bearer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2022
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicants: Sony Group Corporation, Sony Mobile Communications Inc.
    Inventors: Vivek SHARMA, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Yuxin WEI, Anders BERGGREN
  • Publication number: 20220353761
    Abstract: A method of operating a first communications device to communicate with a second communications device, the method comprising transmitting or receiving signals representing data to or from the second communications device over a wireless interface, the signals being transmitted or received by the second communications device in accordance with a current configuration, determining that the current configuration is to be changed to a new configuration, transmitting a handover command to the second communications device over the wireless interface, the handover command comprising an indication of the new configuration to replace the current configuration, and receiving via the wireless interface a handover reject indication from the second communications device, the handover reject indication indicating to the first communications device that the second communications device is to continue to operate in accordance with the current configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2020
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Vivek SHARMA, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Yassin Aden AWAD
  • Patent number: 11487690
    Abstract: In some examples, universal host and NVMe™ storage domain discovery for NVM Express™ over Fabrics (NVMe-oF™) may include broadcasting location parameters to a host and a plurality of NVMe™ storage domains for discovery of a NVM Express™ over Fabrics (NVMe-oF™) service. Based on host parameters and NVMe™ storage domain parameters received in response to the broadcast location parameters, the host and the NVMe™ storage domains may be respectively registered with the NVMe-oF™ service. A mapping that indicates a specified NVMe™ storage domain that is to communicate with the host may be obtained. Communication may be implemented between the host and the specified NVMe™ storage domain by forwarding the mapping and associated discovery target parameters to the host to implement discovery of the specified NVMe™ storage domain by the host, and connection of the specified NVMe™ storage domain to the host.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Krishna Babu Puttagunta, Rupin T. Mohan, Vivek Agarwal, Komateswar Dhanadevan, Dheeraj Sharma, Asutosh Satapathy
  • Patent number: 11483720
    Abstract: A communications device configured to detect one or more beams of signals transmitted by each of a plurality of infrastructure equipment forming a plurality of cells of the wireless communications network, each of the beams being separately identifiable and forming a directional bias with respect to a location of the infrastructure equipment. The communications device is configured to perform measurements for evaluating a quality of the plurality of cells including one or more beams on signals received from each of the detected beams, to determine from the evaluation of each of the cells, and if one or more of the cells satisfies predetermined conditions to perform a process for identifying one or more of the cells which should be used by the communications device for transmitting data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Brian Alexander Martin, Martin Warwick Beale, Shin Horng Wong, Yuxin Wei, Samuel Asangbeng Atungsiri, Vivek Sharma, Hideji Wakabayashi, Shinichiro Tsuda, Chrysovalantis Kosta
  • Publication number: 20220338162
    Abstract: A method of communicating using a communications device, the method comprises determining a plurality of time periods during which a paging message may be received in a first wireless network, entering a connected mode in a second wireless network, transmitting an assistance information indication in the second wireless network, entering an idle mode in the second wireless network, and while in the idle mode in the second wireless network, receiving in the second wireless network a paging message at a paging time, wherein the assistance information indication is for permitting the second wireless network to determine the paging time for transmitting the paging message such that the communications device is able to receive the paging message at the paging time and is not prevented from receiving a paging message transmitted in the first wireless network during any of the plurality of time periods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Vivek SHARMA, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Yuxin WEI, Yassin Aden AWAD, Anders BERGGREN
  • Publication number: 20220337310
    Abstract: A method comprising transmitting signals to one or more communications devices within a radio coverage area provided by infrastructure equipment, the infrastructure equipment forming either part of a non-terrestrial network of a wireless communications network and wherein the radio coverage area forms a spot beam of the non-terrestrial network, or part of a terrestrial network and wherein the radio coverage area is a cell of a terrestrial network, wherein the transmitting the signals includes transmitting signalling information indicating that one or more neighbouring coverage areas to the radio coverage area provided by the infrastructure equipment are either formed by a spot beam of a non-terrestrial network, a spot beam of the non-terrestrial network of which the infrastructure equipment forms part, a cell of a terrestrial network or a cell of the terrestrial network of which the infrastructure equipment forms part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Vivek SHARMA
  • Publication number: 20220333141
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a dry grind ethanol process in which post-distillation backset is subjected to aerobic fermentation to remove components that are inhibitory to an ethanolagen, such as yeast, allowing the utilization of an increased amount of post-distillation backset during the initial preparation of starch-containing substrates for the dry grind ethanol process. Aerobic fermentation of the post-distillation backset allows substantially higher backset recycle, resulting in fresh water savings and increased sustainability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2020
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Inventors: Gopal K. CHOTANI, Jaclyn Diana DEMARTINI, Jacob Andrew LATONE, Vivek SHARMA, Jayarama K. SHETTY