Patents by Inventor Yuxin Wei

Yuxin Wei 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: 11129201
    Abstract: A method of transmitting data in a telecommunications system comprising a terminal transmitting a first random access request message to the base station in accordance with the first random access procedure for transmitting the data to the base station, the first random access request message comprising at least part of the data and a first preamble; and upon determination that the use of the first random access procedure has been unsuccessful, the terminal transmitting a second random access request message to the base station in accordance with the second random access procedure for transmitting the data to the base station, the second random access request message comprising a second preamble.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignees: SONY CORPORATION, SONY MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS INC.
    Inventors: Brian Alexander Martin, Yuxin Wei, Anders Berggren, Vivek Sharma, Hideji Wakabayashi
  • Publication number: 20210289427
    Abstract: A mobile telecommunications system anchor entity for a mobile telecommunications system is provided. The mobile telecommunications system has at least one entity serving at least one user equipment, wherein the at least one entity and the at least one user equipment are located in a common system information area. The mobile telecommunications system has circuitry, which performs transmitting minimum system information to the at least one user equipment, wherein the minimum system information includes system information area identifier information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Brian Alexander MARTIN, Vivek SHARMA, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Shinichiro TSUDA
  • Publication number: 20210282216
    Abstract: A method is for use in a mobile telecommunications network that comprises a base station providing wireless connectivity within a base station cell, a mobile node providing wireless connectivity within a local cell and configured to communicate wirelessly with the base station, and a terminal configured to communicate wirelessly with the base station and configured to communicate wirelessly with the mobile node; and the method comprises: activating a limited local radio connection between the terminal and the mobile node; starting a first timer of fixed duration when or after the limited local radio connection is activated; and when the first timer has expired, activating a limited base station radio connection between the terminal and the base station and terminating the limited local radio connection between the terminal and the mobile node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2021
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Shinichiro TSUDA, Yuxin WEI, Hideji WAKABAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210282092
    Abstract: The present disclosure pertains to a user equipment for a mobile telecommunications system includes circuitry including a receiver and a transmitter and which is configured to communicate with a new radio base station and a LTE base station. The circuitry is further configured to indicate a cos existence indication to the new radio base station or to the LTE base station; and receive a power control instruction for controlling power output of the transmitter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2021
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicants: Sony Group Corporation, Sony Mobile Communications Inc.
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Vivek SHARMA, Anders BERGGREN, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Shinichiro TSUDA
  • Patent number: 11115889
    Abstract: A method, an equipment and a system for handing over a cell in a communication system supporting carrier aggregation. The method includes, when a terminal in the communication system moves to the edge of the currently serving cell, the terminal selects one or more neighbor cells from one or more neighbor cells as measurement objects according to the carrier aggregation manner of the one or more neighbor cells, the terminal measures the capabilities of the measurement objects, and obtains one or more measurement results, and the terminal sends a source base station which currently serving the terminal one or more measurement results as capability measurement reports of the one or more neighbor cells. Also provided are an equipment for handing over a cell in a communication system supporting carrier aggregation, a terminal including the said equipment and a communication system including the said terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yuxin Wei
  • Publication number: 20210274564
    Abstract: A communication system for supporting carrier aggregation and a method and apparatus for updating system information thereof are disclosed. A method for providing system information in the communication system supporting carrier aggregation includes: when system information of said communication system changes, generating first information including information for indicating the change of system information; determining a first cell of a terminal related to the change of system information, wherein said first cell is one of cells to which said terminal connects, and corresponds to a carrier unit currently used by said terminal for keeping connection with a base station of said communication system; and transmitting said first information to said terminal through said first cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventor: Yuxin WEI
  • Publication number: 20210274370
    Abstract: A wireless communication device comprising circuitry that is configured to measure, in an idle mode, only macro cells, and to start the measurement of one or more indirect network connection nodes in accordance with the wireless communication device turning into a connected mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichiro TSUDA, Yuxin WEI, Hideji WAKABAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210266815
    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: June 12, 2019
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Vivek SHARMA, Hideji WAKABAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210266981
    Abstract: A method for transmitting data by a communications device in a wireless telecommunications network comprising a base station and a non-terrestrial network part, the method comprising determining that data is to be transmitted by the communications device to the base station via the non-terrestrial part, in response to the determining, selecting a random access preamble from a group of random access preambles, each of the random access preambles of the group being associated with one or more resource pools of communications resources for transmitting data, and transmitting the selected random access preamble.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Vivek SHARMA
  • Patent number: 11102754
    Abstract: A method of paging a terminal, by a base station and via a relay node, wherein the terminal is configured to communicate with the base station via the relay node. The method comprises notifying the relay node of a paging identifier for identifying the terminal at least in paging messages; and the base station transmitting a paging message for the terminal. The paging message comprises the paging identifier; the paging message is transmitted at a paging time for a destination identifier; and the method further comprises the relay node monitoring the paging time for the destination identifier for paging messages comprising the paging identifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Brian Alexander Martin, Yuxin Wei, Vivek Sharma
  • Patent number: 11102821
    Abstract: A communications device that, when in an inactive state, transmits a first signal comprising a random access preamble and a first portion of data to infrastructure equipment, receives a random access response message from the infrastructure equipment, and transmits a second signal comprising a second portion of the data to the infrastructure equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignees: SONY CORPORATION, SONY MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS INC.
    Inventors: Yuxin Wei, Brian Alexander Martin, Anders Berggren, Vivek Sharma, Hideji Wakabayashi
  • Patent number: 11102710
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a user equipment for a mobile telecommunications system, which includes circuitry configured to communicate with a new radio base station. The circuitry is further configured to transmit an on-demand system information request to the new radio base station, wherein the on-demand system information request is transmitted based on a backup resource.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuxin Wei, Vivek Sharma
  • Patent number: 11076327
    Abstract: A method for triggering an aspect of a handover evaluation procedure in a wireless telecommunications system for determining whether to handover a terminal device from communicating with a first network infrastructure element associated with a first communication cell to communicating with a second network infrastructure element associated with a second communication cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Brian Alexander Martin, Shin Horng Wong, Martin Warwick Beale, Yuxin Wei, Hideji Wakabayashi, Chrysovalantis Kosta
  • Publication number: 20210227624
    Abstract: A discontinuous reception method in a wireless communication system, including: determining to employ a consecutive carrier aggregation or a non-consecutive carrier aggregation; in case of the consecutive carrier aggregation, for a primary cell and each of the secondary cells, setting a common on-duration timer and/or a common discontinuous reception inactivity timer; and in case of the non-consecutive carrier aggregation, for a primary cell and each of the secondary cells, setting separate on-duration timers and/or separate discontinuous reception inactivity timers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventor: Yuxin WEI
  • Publication number: 20210227433
    Abstract: A mobile telecommunications system anchor base station for a mobile telecommunications system has at least one anchor cell and at least one slave cell which is associated with the anchor cell. The anchor base station has circuitry which is configured to activate or deactivate the slave cell, based on a service requirement received from at least one user equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yuxin WEI, Hideji WAKABAYASHI, Shinichiro TSUDA
  • Publication number: 20210227397
    Abstract: An electronic equipment in a wireless communication system, and a wireless communication method. The wireless communication system includes at least one first cell and at least one second cell, and at least one of the second cells is operating in an unlicensed band. The electronic equipment includes one or more processing circuits configured to perform: configuring for a user equipment at least one second cell operating in an unlicensed band to perform carrier aggregation communication; and generating, dynamically or semi-statically, energy detection threshold information for each second cell operating in the unlicensed band so that the user equipment can perform energy detection on the unlicensed band according to the energy detection threshold information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Bingshan HU, Chen SUN, Yuxin WEI, Jinhui CHEN, Xin GUO, Penshun LU
  • Publication number: 20210226696
    Abstract: A method of operating a first infrastructure equipment of a wireless communications network comprising a core network part, the first infrastructure equipment, a second infrastructure equipment acting as a backhaul relay node between the first infrastructure equipment and the core network part, and a downstream wireless communications device. The method comprising receiving from the second infrastructure equipment an indication of a first set of communications resources, allocating resource elements of the first set of communications resources for receiving first data for transmission to the core network part from the downstream wireless communications device, and receiving second data transmitted by the second infrastructure equipment on one or more resource elements within a second set of communications resources, the second set of communications resources different from the first set of communications resources.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2019
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuyuki SHIMEZAWA, Samuel Asangbeng ATUNGSIRI, Yuxin WEI
  • Patent number: 11071084
    Abstract: A terminal device configured to receive a radio signal from which measurements can be used to assist in determining a position of the terminal device. The terminal device detects one or more system information blocks carrying position assistance information transmitted from the infrastructure equipment and estimates the position of the terminal device by combining the identified position assistance information with the radio signal received by the position detection receiver circuitry. Furthermore the terminal device receives from the infrastructure equipment an indication of relative risk that the position assistance information will change, and in response to the indication of the relative risk that the position assistance information will change to adapt the receiving of the one or more system information blocks to receive an updated version of the position assistance information in accordance with the relative risk.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignees: SONY CORPORATION, SONY MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS INC.
    Inventors: Hideji Wakabayashi, Anders Berggren, Yuxin Wei, Vivek Sharma, Shinichiro Tsuda
  • Patent number: 11070998
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising circuitry configured to receive or transmit a radio link failure report, the radio link failure report comprising beam specific information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Vivek Sharma, Brian Alexander Martin, Hideji Wakabayashi, Shinichiro Tsuda, Yuxin Wei
  • Patent number: 11071044
    Abstract: A mobile telecommunications system entity for a mobile telecommunications system has at least one entity, which serves at least one user equipment. The mobile telecommunications system entity has circuitry which is configured to transmit scheduling information for on-demand system information, which can be requested by the at least one user equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuxin Wei, Brian Alexander Martin, Vivek Sharma, Hideji Wakabayashi, Shinichiro Tsuda