Patents by Inventor Yanzhao HOU

Yanzhao HOU 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: 10849033
    Abstract: A wireless communication device and a wireless communication method. A wireless communication device for use in a user equipment side includes one or more processors. The processor is configured to: obtain information about movement of the wireless communication device relative to a serving base station thereof; adjust a triggering condition for sending a measurement report for use in cell handover based on the information; and control sending of the measurement report according to the adjusted triggering condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yanzhao Hou, Qimei Cui, Shiyu Zhang, Shiwei Cao, Hui Liang, Qinyan Jiang, Xin Guo, Chen Sun
  • Patent number: 10848998
    Abstract: Disclosed are a wireless-communication electronic device and method. The electronic device of a user equipment terminal comprises a processing circuit, said processing circuit being configured to: measure the downlink channel quality of a serving base station and adjacent base station of a user equipment; on the basis of the measured downlink channel quality, determine a first base station set from the serving base station and adjacent base station, the first base station set representing a base station set that is to broadcast or multicast data and information. According to the embodiments of the present disclosure, even if location information is unusable, it is still possible to quickly determine a multicast/broadcast base station, while signaling overhead is also reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yanzhao Hou, Shiyu Zhang, Xin Guo, Yanyan Lu, Zhaoqi Peng, Xiaofeng Tao
  • Publication number: 20200343951
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an electronic device, a wireless communication method and a computer-readable medium. According to one embodiment, an electronic device for wireless communication comprises a processing circuit, wherein the processing circuit is configured to conduct control so as to send a reference signal for a direct link to the other user equipment or to receive same from the other user equipment; the processing circuit is also configured to conduct control so as to carry out beamforming-based direct link communication with the other user equipment; and at least one of a sending beam and a receiving beam for direct link communication is determined based on the measurement of the reference signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yanzhao HOU, Xiaofeng TAO, Zhaoqi PENG, Xin GUO, Yuming LIU, Min ZHU, Wei REN
  • Patent number: 10820337
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a device in a wireless communication system, and a wireless communication method. An electronic device in the wireless communication system according to the present disclosure comprises one or more processing circuits. The processing circuits are configured to execute the following operations: monitoring resources corresponding to a first semi-persistent scheduling (SPS) configuration used by the electronic device and resources corresponding to other SPS configurations besides the first SPS configuration; and determining an SPS configuration reselection result of the electronic device according to the monitoring result. By using the device in the wireless communication system and the wireless communication method according to the present disclosure, SPS resources can be reasonably configured so as to reduce the possibility of interference, and a reselection of a SPS configuration can be performed quickly and efficiently when potential interference is found.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yanzhao Hou, Xiaofeng Tao, Yanyan Lu, Xin Guo, Shiyu Zhang, Zhaoqi Peng
  • Publication number: 20200245282
    Abstract: A device and method for vehicle-to-vehicle communication. The method includes: a source device sends a request message to a base station, the request message being used for requesting the base station to allocating a resource; a node device that is synchronous with the source device sends synchronous information to at least one target device, so that the at least one target device establishes time synchronization with the source device according to the synchronous information, wherein the node device is a road-side device or an in-car device capable of communicating; the source device informs the at least one target device of a resource allocated by the base station; and the source device sends service information to the at least one target device by utilizing the resource.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yanzhao HOU, Qimei CUI, Shiyu ZHANG, Shiwei CAO, Hui LIANG, Qinyan JIANG, Xin GUO, Chen SUN
  • Publication number: 20200235887
    Abstract: An apparatus and method in a wireless communication system, and a computer-readable storage medium. The method comprises: determining, based on at least one or more of resource set configuration information, physical channel information, and service type information, configuration information of one or more parameter sets for a sidelink communication; and controlling a base station to send the determined configuration information of the one or more parameter sets to a user equipment so that the user equipment performs sidelink communication on the basis of the one or more parameter sets, the parameter set comprising at least a subcarrier interval and a cyclic prefix type. The method can flexibly configure the parameter set used for the sidelink communication in NR so as to improve the communication performance of the sidelink communication and meet higher requirements on a series of indicators in an NR scene such as the delay and the system stability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yanzhao HOU, Xiaofeng TAO, Yuming LIU, Xin GUO, Zhaoqi PENG, Min ZHU
  • Publication number: 20200187208
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method and electronic apparatus for wireless communication and a computer readable storage medium. The electronic apparatus comprises a processing circuit. The electronic apparatus is configured to determine whether a related parameter of an available component carrier in a sidelink satisfies a preset condition; and if the related parameter satisfies a present condition, to configure the available parameter for use as a secondary component carrier in carrier aggregation of the sidelink.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yanzhao HOU, Xiaofeng TAO, Yuming LIU, Zhaoqi PENG, Xin GUO
  • Patent number: 10667225
    Abstract: A device and method for vehicle-to-vehicle communication. The method includes: a source device sends a request message to a base station, the request message being used for requesting the base station to allocating a resource; a node device that is synchronous with the source device sends synchronous information to at least one target device, so that the at least one target device establishes time synchronization with the source device according to the synchronous information, wherein the node device is a road-side device or an in-car device capable of communicating; the source device informs the at least one target device of a resource allocated by the base station; and the source device sends service information to the at least one target device by utilizing the resource.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yanzhao Hou, Qimei Cui, Shiyu Zhang, Shiwei Cao, Hui Liang, Qinyan Jiang, Xin Guo, Chen Sun
  • Publication number: 20200162974
    Abstract: A wireless communication device and a wireless communication method. A wireless communication device for use in a user equipment side includes one or more processors. The processor is configured to: obtain information about movement of the wireless communication device relative to a serving base station thereof; adjust a triggering condition for sending a measurement report for use in cell handover based on the information; and control sending of the measurement report according to the adjusted triggering condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yanzhao HOU, Qimei CUI, Shiyu ZHANG, Shiwei CAO, Hui LIANG, Qinyan JIANG, Xin GUO, Chen SUN
  • Publication number: 20200128562
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an electronic device and a wireless communication method. An electronic device for wireless communication according to one embodiment comprises a processing circuit, wherein the processing circuit is configured to, when a user equipment carries out short-range service communication at a short transmission time interval smaller than a first transmission time interval, implement control so that at least two mutually independent transmission blocks, each having a short transmission time interval, are transmitted in the same subframe, wherein the length of the subframe is the same as the first transmission time interval.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yanzhao HOU, Xiaofeng TAO, Zhaoqi PENG, Yuming LIU, Xin GUO, Yanyan LU
  • Patent number: 10582429
    Abstract: A wireless communication device and a wireless communication method. A wireless communication device for use in a user equipment side includes one or more processors. The processor is configured to: obtain information about movement of the wireless communication device relative to a serving base station thereof; adjust a triggering condition for sending a measurement report for use in cell handover based on the information; and control sending of the measurement report according to the adjusted triggering condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yanzhao Hou, Qimei Cui, Shiyu Zhang, Shiwei Cao, Hui Liang, Qinyan Jiang, Xin Guo, Chen Sun
  • Publication number: 20200037341
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a device in a wireless communication system, and a wireless communication method. An electronic device in the wireless communication system according to the present disclosure comprises one or more processing circuits. The processing circuits are configured to execute the following operations: monitoring resources corresponding to a first semi-persistent scheduling (SPS) configuration used by the electronic device and resources corresponding to other SPS configurations besides the first SPS configuration; and determining an SPS configuration reselection result of the electronic device according to the monitoring result. By using the device in the wireless communication system and the wireless communication method according to the present disclosure, SPS resources can be reasonably configured so as to reduce the possibility of interference, and a reselection of a SPS configuration can be performed quickly and efficiently when potential interference is found.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yanzhao HOU, Xiaofeng TAO, Yanyan LU, Xin GUO, Shiyu ZHANG, Zhaoqi PENG
  • Patent number: 10517052
    Abstract: A wireless communication equipment and a wireless communication method. The wireless communication equipment used for a user equipment side includes one or more processors. The processors are configured to determine indication information about a type of another user equipment carried in a synchronizing signal from the user equipment, the type including a first type and a second type. The processors are also configured to determine, based on the indication information, corresponding device-to-device communication operation of a user equipment aiming at another user equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yanzhao Hou, Qimei Cui, Qinyan Jiang, Hui Liang, Shiwei Cao, Xin Guo, Chen Sun
  • Publication number: 20190357218
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a wireless communication device and a wireless communication method. The wireless communication device according to one embodiment comprises one or more processors, wherein the processor(s) is/are configured to acquire the type of information to be transmitted via device-to-device communication, wherein the type is one of a plurality of types at least including a first type and a second type; and the processor(s) is/are also configured to determine a resource use manner and a power control manner which are used for transmitting information at least according to the type of the information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yanzhao Hou, Qimei Cui, Shiwei Cao, Hui Liang, Qinyan Jiang, Shiyu Zhang, Xin Guo, Chen Sun
  • Publication number: 20190335348
    Abstract: Disclosed are a wireless-communication electronic device and method. The electronic device of a user equipment terminal comprises a processing circuit, said processing circuit being configured to: measure the downlink channel quality of a serving base station and adjacent base station of a user equipment; on the basis of the measured downlink channel quality, determine a first base station set from the serving base station and adjacent base station, the first base station set representing a base station set that is to broadcast or multicast data and information. According to the embodiments of the present disclosure, even if location information is unusable, it is still possible to quickly determine a multicast/broadcast base station, while signaling overhead is also reduced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yanzhao HOU, Shiyu ZHANG, Xin GUO, Yanyan LU, Zhaoqi PENG, Xiaofeng TAO
  • Patent number: 10462824
    Abstract: A base station side and user equipment side device and method in a wireless communication system, and a wireless communication system. The base station side device includes a processor configured to: respond to a random access request of the user equipment and determine that an access process initiated by the user equipment is a contention-based or a non-contention-based access process; and with respect to the contention-based access process, to prepare auxiliary access information for potential user equipment that has failed to access so that the user equipment that has failed to access and the base station can complete the access process based on interaction of auxiliary access information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yanzhao Hou, Yuxin Wei, Qimei Cui, Qinyan Jiang, Shiyu Zhang, Hui Liang, Shiwei Cao, Xin Guo, Chen Sun, Jinhui Chen
  • Patent number: 10420111
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a wireless communication device and a wireless communication method. The wireless communication device according to one embodiment comprises one or more processors, wherein the processor(s) is/are configured to acquire the type of information to be transmitted via device-to-device communication, wherein the type is one of a plurality of types at least including a first type and a second type; and the processor(s) is/are also configured to determine a resource use manner and a power control manner which are used for transmitting information at least according to the type of the information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yanzhao Hou, Qimei Cui, Shiwei Cao, Hui Liang, Qinyan Jiang, Shiyu Zhang, Xin Guo, Chen Sun
  • Patent number: 10412563
    Abstract: Disclosed are a wireless communication device and a wireless communication method. The wireless communication device according to one embodiment comprises one or more processors. The processors are configured so as to: on the basis of auxiliary dissemination limitation information about a source device as an information dissemination source, acquire device information about candidate devices capable of establishing direct communication with the source device; on the basis of the locations of the source device and the candidate devices, select a target device for establishing direct communication with the source device from the candidate devices; and determine a transmission resource for direct communication with the target device and generate a transmission resource scheduling indication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yanzhao Hou, Qimei Cui, Hui Liang, Shiwei Cao, Qinyan Jiang, Xin Guo, Chen Sun
  • Publication number: 20190149967
    Abstract: Disclosed are a wireless communication device and a wireless communication method. The wireless communication device according to one embodiment comprises one or more processors. The processors are configured so as to: on the basis of auxiliary dissemination limitation information about a source device as an information dissemination source, acquire device information about candidate devices capable of establishing direct communication with the source device; on the basis of the locations of the source device and the candidate devices, select a target device for establishing direct communication with the source device from the candidate devices; and determine a transmission resource for direct communication with the target device and generate a transmission resource scheduling indication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2019
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yanzhao HOU, Qimei CUI, Hui LIANG, Shiwei CAO, Qinyan JIANG, Xin GUO, Chen SUN
  • Publication number: 20180324729
    Abstract: A device and method for vehicle-to-vehicle communication. The method includes: a source device sends a request message to a base station, the request message being used for requesting the base station to allocating a resource; a node device that is synchronous with the source device sends synchronous information to at least one target device, so that the at least one target device establishes time synchronization with the source device according to the synchronous information, wherein the node device is a road-side device or an in-car device capable of communicating; the source device informs the at least one target device of a resource allocated by the base station; and the source device sends service information to the at least one target device by utilizing the resource.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2016
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yanzhao HOU, Qimei CUI, Shiyu ZHANG, Shiwei CAO, Hui LIANG, Qinyan JIANG, Xin GUO, Chen SUN