Patents by Inventor Yi-Hsuan Kung

Yi-Hsuan Kung 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: 20210274546
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed. In an example from the perspective of a first device, the first device performs sidelink communication with one or more destinations. The first device receives and/or selects a sidelink grant associated with a sidelink transmission. Responsive to the sidelink grant, the first device selects a first destination of the one or more destinations based upon a report signaling. The first device performs the sidelink transmission associated with the sidelink grant to the first destination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Kung, Chun-Wei Huang, Li-Chih Tseng
  • Patent number: 11109363
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a first device for performing sidelink communication. In one embodiment, the first device includes a MAC CE in a MAC PDU, wherein if the MAC PDU comprises the MAC CE without data, SL HARQ feedback is disabled for the MAC PDU. The first device further includes sidelink data associated with a first sidelink logical channel in the MAC PDU, wherein the first sidelink logical channel is configured to enable sidelink HARQ feedback. The first device also sets or indicates enable SL HARQ feedback for the MAC PDU in a SCI, wherein the SCI schedules a sidelink transmission delivering the MAC PDU. Furthermore, the first device transmits the SCI and performs the sidelink transmission to a second device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Chun-Wei Huang, Ming-Che Li, Yi-Hsuan Kung
  • Publication number: 20210267002
    Abstract: A method and device are disclosed from the perspective of a first device handling radio link failure. In one method, the method includes the first device performing or establishing sidelink unicast communication with a second device. The method also includes the first device performing or establishing sidelink unicast communication with a third device. The method also includes the first device detecting a radio link failure associated with the second device. The method further includes the first device performing a Sidelink MAC reset associated with the second device in response to the radio link failure, and not performing a Sidelink MAC reset associated with the third device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Kung, Li-Chih Tseng, Chun-Wei Huang, Ming-Che Li, Li-Te Pan
  • Patent number: 11095352
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed. In an example from the perspective of a User Equipment (UE), the UE determines whether a beam associated with a reference signal of a cell has an In-Device Coexistence (IDC) problem. The UE determines whether to include information associated with the reference signal in a report based on whether the beam associated with the reference signal has the IDC problem. The UE transmits the report to a network node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Kung, Yu-Hsuan Guo
  • Patent number: 11082116
    Abstract: A method and device are disclosed from the perspective of a User Equipment (UE). In one embodiment, the method includes the UE triggering a Beam Failure Recovery (BFR) associated with a cell. The method also includes the UE triggering a Scheduling Request (SR) for Secondary Cell (SCell) beam failure recovery in response to the triggered BFR. The method further includes the UE cancelling the triggered BFR and the triggered SR in response to reset of a Medium Access Control (MAC) entity associated with the cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Kung, Yu-Hsuan Guo
  • Patent number: 11082876
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a second User Equipment (UE) for performing sidelink transmission to a first UE. In one embodiment, the method includes the second UE generating a MAC (Medium Access Control) CE (Control Element) with a fixed or (pre-defined) priority value, wherein the MAC CE is for transmitting to the first UE. The method further includes the second UE generating a MAC PDU (Protocol Data Unit) comprising the MAC CE and sidelink data from one or more sidelink logical channels, wherein the sidelink data is available for transmitting to the first UE. Furthermore, the method includes the second UE setting a priority field in a first SCI to a fixed or (pre-defined) priority value of the MAC CE. In addition, the method includes the second UE transmitting the first SCI to the first UE, wherein the first SCI schedules a first sidelink transmission for transmitting the MAC PDU.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Chun-Wei Huang, Ming-Che Li, Yi-Hsuan Kung
  • Publication number: 20210227464
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed. In an example from the perspective of a first device configured to discontinuously monitor one or more sidelink control channels, the first device performs a first sidelink transmission to a second device. In response to the first sidelink transmission, the first device starts or restarts a timer. The first device monitors a first sidelink control channel, from at least the second device, when the timer is running.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan KUNG, Chun-Wei Huang, Ming-Che Li
  • Publication number: 20210227465
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed. In an example from the perspective of a first device, the first device performs sidelink communication with a first set of destinations, wherein one or more devices, associated with a destination of the first set of destinations, discontinuously monitor one or more sidelink control channels and/or one or more sidelink control informations (SCIs). The first device receives a sidelink grant from a network, wherein the sidelink grant is for performing a sidelink transmission at a first timing. The first device selects, from among a second set of destinations, a first destination for the sidelink transmission, wherein each destination of the second set of destinations is determined to have an active time for sidelink containing the first timing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan KUNG, Chun-Wei Huang, Ming-Che Li
  • Publication number: 20210227602
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a first device to perform sidelink communication. In one embodiment, the method includes the first device performing sidelink resource selection or reselection procedure for a sidelink transmission to a second device, wherein the sidelink resource selection or reselection procedure is performed to select at least one sidelink resource from candidate sidelink resources within a time duration of selection window. The method further includes the first device selecting a first sidelink resource based on sidelink active time or wake-up time of the second device, wherein the first sidelink resource is within the time duration of selection window. The method also includes the first device performing the sidelink transmission on the first sidelink resource to the second device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Ming-Che Li, Li-Chih Tseng, Yi-Hsuan Kung, Chun-Wei Huang, Li-Te Pan
  • Publication number: 20210227604
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed. In an example, a first device receives a configuration and/or an information, wherein the configuration and/or the information is indicative of a DRX pattern, of the second device, associated with monitoring the sidelink resource pool. The first device transmits a signal to at least the second device on a first opportunity of a plurality of opportunities, wherein the signal indicates the second device to perform monitoring and/or sensing for a first duration. The first device selects a first candidate resource in the sidelink resource pool, wherein the first candidate resource is in a sleep time of the DRX pattern of the second device. The first device transmits a first sidelink transmission, including a sidelink data and/or a sidelink traffic, on the first candidate resource to the second device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Chun-Wei Huang, Ming-Che Li, Yi-Hsuan Kung
  • Publication number: 20210227622
    Abstract: A method and device are disclosed from the perspective of a first device. In one embodiment, the method includes the first device being configured with a Sidelink (SL) Discontinuous Reception (DRX) configuration. The method also includes the first device performing a sidelink communication with a second device. The method further includes the first device receiving a signaling, from the second device, indicating a new sidelink transmission. In addition, the method includes the first device determining whether to start or restart a timer in response to the signaling at least based on information indicated in the signaling, wherein the first device monitors sidelink control channel when the timer is running.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Kung, Ming-Che Li, Li-Chih Tseng, Chun-Wei Huang
  • Publication number: 20210218458
    Abstract: A method and device are disclosed from the perspective of a User Equipment (UE). In one embodiment, the method includes the UE triggering a Beam Failure Recovery (BFR) associated with a cell. The method also includes the UE triggering a Scheduling Request (SR) for Secondary Cell (SCell) beam failure recovery in response to the triggered BFR. The method further includes the UE canceling the triggered BFR and the triggered SR in response to reset of a Medium Access Control (MAC) entity associated with the cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2020
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Kung, Yu-Hsuan Guo
  • Publication number: 20210211238
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a first device to determine sidelink feedback resource associated with sidelink communication. In one embodiment, the method includes the first device receiving an identifier from an upper layer of the first device. The method also includes the first device receiving a sidelink transmission from a second device. The method further includes the first device determining a sidelink feedback resource associated with the sidelink transmission at least based on the identifier and a source ID (Identity) associated with the sidelink transmission. In addition, the method includes the first device using the sidelink feedback resource to transmit a feedback in response to the sidelink transmission to the second device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2021
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Kung, Li-Chih Tseng, Li-Te Pan, Chun-Wei Huang, Ming-Che Li
  • Publication number: 20210175955
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed. In an example from the perspective of a User Equipment (UE), the UE triggers a first beam failure recovery (BFR) associated with a first cell. In response to the first triggered BFR, the UE triggers a Scheduling Request (SR) for Secondary Cell (SCell) beam failure recovery. In response to deactivation of the first cell, the UE cancels the first triggered BFR and the triggered SR for SCell beam failure recovery associated with the first cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Kung, Yu-Hsuan Guo
  • Patent number: 11032845
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed. In an example from the perspective of a first device, the first device performs sidelink communication with one or more destinations. The first device receives and/or selects a sidelink grant associated with a sidelink transmission. Responsive to the sidelink grant, the first device selects a first destination of the one or more destinations based upon a report signaling. The first device performs the sidelink transmission associated with the sidelink grant to the first destination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Kung, Chun-Wei Huang, Li-Chih Tseng
  • Patent number: 11032864
    Abstract: A method and device are disclosed from the perspective of a first device handling radio link failure. In one method, the method includes the first device performing or establishing sidelink unicast communication with a second device. The method also includes the first device performing or establishing sidelink unicast communication with a third device. The method also includes the first device detecting a radio link failure associated with the second device. The method further includes the first device performing a Sidelink MAC reset associated with the second device in response to the radio link failure, and not performing a Sidelink MAC reset associated with the third device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Kung, Li-Chih Tseng, Chun-Wei Huang, Ming-Che Li, Li-Te Pan
  • Publication number: 20210136731
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses for handling device-to-device feedback transmission in a wireless communication system are disclosed herein. In one method, a first device receives a configuration for operating in a network scheduling mode for acquiring sidelink resources. The first device receives a sidelink control information with a report request from a second device. The first device triggers or is triggered to transmit a report to the second device in response to the report request. If the first device has no available sidelink resource for transmitting the report, the first device triggers a scheduling request. The first device transmits a signaling of the scheduling request to the network. The first device receives a sidelink grant from the network. The first device utilizes sidelink resource(s) indicated by the sidelink grant to transmit the report to the second device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Ming-Che Li, Chun-Wei Huang, Yi-Hsuan Kung, Li-Chih Tseng
  • Publication number: 20210136742
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a first device for performing sidelink communication. In one embodiment, the first device includes a MAC CE in a MAC PDU, wherein if the MAC PDU comprises the MAC CE without data, SL HARQ feedback is disabled for the MAC PDU. The first device further includes sidelink data associated with a first sidelink logical channel in the MAC PDU, wherein the first sidelink logical channel is configured to enable sidelink HARQ feedback. The first device also sets or indicates enable SL HARQ feedback for the MAC PDU in a SCI, wherein the SCI schedules a sidelink transmission delivering the MAC PDU. Furthermore, the first device transmits the SCI and performs the sidelink transmission to a second device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Chun-Wei Huang, Ming-Che Li, Yi-Hsuan Kung
  • Publication number: 20210136810
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed. In an example from the perspective of a first device, the first device performs sidelink communication with one or more destinations. The first device receives and/or selects a sidelink grant associated with a sidelink transmission. Responsive to the sidelink grant, the first device selects a first destination of the one or more destinations based upon a report signaling. The first device performs the sidelink transmission associated with the sidelink grant to the first destination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan KUNG, Chun-Weu HUANG, Li-Chih TSENG
  • Publication number: 20210127385
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed. In an example, a first device receives first information and second information from a base station. The first device is configured with a configured grant for sidelink communication via the first information. The configured grant is indicative of first resources for sidelink communication. The second information is indicative of one or more timing offsets and an identity for second resources. The first device transmits sidelink data to a second device via a first resource of the first resources. The first device receives and/or detects a first signal, from the second device, indicative of a reception result associated with the sidelink data. The first device determines a second time and a frequency location based on the second information. The first device transmits a second signal to the base station via a second resource associated with the second time and the frequency location.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2021
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Kung, Chun-Wei Huang, Li-Chih Tseng