Channel Allocation Patents (Class 455/509)
  • Patent number: 11032734
    Abstract: For a UE in idle mode and camped on a current cell, in response to receiving a paging message indicating the UE should perform a process to select a cell for camping on for idle mode, the following are performed: performing the process to select one of a plurality of cells for camping on for idle mode; and performing operations to camp on the selected cell. The following are performed as part of a continuous load-balancing process for idle-mode load balancing for a cell: determining whether the cell is congested for UEs camping on the cell while in idle mode; and in response to a determination the cell is congested, sending a paging message to idle-mode UE(s) camped on the cell, wherein the paging message is configured to cause the idle-mode UE(s) to start a process to select a cell for camping on for idle mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Nokia Solutions and Networks Oy
    Inventors: Claudio Rosa, Tero Henttonen, Ejaz Shah, Jedrzej Stanczak
  • Patent number: 11032838
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method for transmitting and receiving a scheduling request between a terminal and a base station in a wireless communication system, and a device for supporting same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Hanjun Park, Seonwook Kim, Joonkui Ahn, Suckchel Yang
  • Patent number: 11026270
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention relate to an RRC connection method and a serving node. In the embodiments, an RRC connection is established between an anchor node and a UE. Therefore, when a serving node of the UE is switched, a connection between an MME and the anchor node does not change. When the MME needs to send a paging message, the MME does not need to send the paging message to all base stations in a TA area that corresponds to the paging message, thereby effectively reducing signaling load of a core network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bo Lin, Yajuan Li
  • Patent number: 11019577
    Abstract: A method of dynamically varying a power of a Reference Signal irradiated by a radio base station of a radio mobile network includes having a network entity monitoring a performance indicator associated with an area. The radio base station provides communication services to User Equipment located in a respective area served by the radio base station. The performance indicator is indicative of a communication channel state within the area. The method also includes either increasing or decreasing the power of the Reference Signal in the area based on a current value of the performance indicator. Either increasing or decreasing the power of the Reference Signal in the area based on a current value of the performance indicator includes modifying a power parameter referred to power of signals transmitted by the radio base station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: TELECOM ITALIA S.p.A.
    Inventors: Paolo Goria, Sergio Barberis, Giovanna Zarba
  • Patent number: 11019603
    Abstract: This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer-readable media, for communicating channel selection constraints in a network having multiple access points (APs). In one aspect, a root AP may assist with channel selection (assignment) for the multiple APs. A first AP can provide channel operating constraints to the root AP to indicate one or more operating constraints for a particular channel that may be used by the first AP. The operating constraints may be based, at least in part, on a hardware characteristic of the first AP. For example, an operating constraint may indicate a minimum channel separation or a maximum transmit power to consider when the particular channel is used concurrently with another channel. In another aspect, the first AP can communicate a channel selection error and error code when a particular channel cannot be used due to an operating constraint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Ajay Kumar Pathak, Srinivas Katar, Xiaolong Huang, Kapil Rai
  • Patent number: 11019411
    Abstract: Systems, devices, and methods are disclosed for wireless communication of analyte data. In this regard, in embodiments, a mobile includes a transceiver configured to transmit and receive wireless signals. The mobile device includes circuitry operatively coupled to the transceiver. The mobile device also includes a non-transitory computer-readable medium operatively coupled to the circuitry and storing instructions that, when executed, cause the mobile device to perform a number of operations. One such operation is to obtain a derivative of a first signal received via a first link. Another such operation is to obtain a derivative of a second signal received via a second link; and. Yet another such operation is to generate a selection for connection to an analyte sensor system, based on a comparison of the derivative of the first signal and the derivative of the second signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: DexCom, Inc.
    Inventors: Aditya Mandapaka, Douglas William Burnette, Hari Hampapuram, Francis William Pascual, James Stephen Amidei, Darin Edward Chum Dew, Apurv Ullas Kamath, Nathanael Paul, William A. Pender, Michael A. Ploof
  • Patent number: 11019605
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices for wireless communications are described. A receiving wireless device may determine that a data communication is scheduled for the wireless device on a channel of a shared radio frequency spectrum band during a transmission opportunity (TxOP) spanning a plurality of slots. The receiving wireless device may identify a subset of slots from the plurality of slots, wherein the subset of slots is associated with a channel reservation signal by the wireless device. The receiving wireless device may receive the data communication at the wireless device during the TxOP using a beam configuration. The receiving wireless device may perform repeated transmissions of the channel reservation signal based at least in part on the beam configuration during the subset of slots and within a time period associated with receiving the data communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Arumugam Chendamarai Kannan, Sanaz Barghi, Aleksandar Damnjanovic, Tamer Kadous
  • Patent number: 11019658
    Abstract: A wireless communication device performs first carrier sensing, regarding part of multiple channels that are candidates for receiving a first signal before reception of the first signal. After having received the first signal, the wireless communication device performs second carrier sensing regarding one or more channels, out of the plurality of channels, that are one or more channels corresponding to the channel information included in the first signal, and where at least the first carrier sensing has not been executed, before reception of data signals by transmission of a second signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America
    Inventors: Yao Huang Gaius Wee, Hiroyuki Motozuka, Masataka Irie, Takenori Sakamoto
  • Patent number: 11013001
    Abstract: A wireless communication system includes a first communication device and multiple second communication devices. The first communication device includes a first transmitting unit that transmits control information to instruct a resource in a shared band to the second communication device by using a resource in a dedicated band. Each of the second communication devices includes a determining unit and a second transmitting unit. The determining unit determines whether the resource in the shared band is idle. When the resource in the shared band is idle, the second transmitting unit transmits data by using the resource in the shared band specified in the control information after transmitting a predetermined signal to the shared band. When receiving the predetermined signal from other second communication device, the second transmitting unit transmits data by using the resource in the shared band even when the resource in the shared band is busy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Yoshinori Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11006389
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a communication technique for converging an IoT technology with a 5G communication system to support a higher data transmission rate beyond a 4G system, and a system therefor. The present disclosure can be applied to intelligent services (e.g., a smart home, a smart building, a smart city, a smart or connected car, health care, digital education, retail business, and services associated with security and safety, or the like) on the basis of 5G communication technology and an IoT-related technology. The present invention provides a method for determining a radio link failure. The method comprises the steps of: identifying an indication of in synchronization (IS) or out of synchronization (OOS) with respect to a plurality of reception beams; starting a timer to determine a radio link failure when the indication of OOS is identified; and holding the timer when at least one of the plurality of reception beams is requested to be changed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: June Hwang, Hyunjeong Kang, Sangwook Kwon, Youngjoong Mok, Jungmin Moon, Anil Agiwal, Byounghoon Jung
  • Patent number: 11006361
    Abstract: Systems and methods relating to a core network detection mechanism for detecting abnormal signaling patterns for signaling aimed at wireless devices (e.g., low-power consumption wireless devices such as low-power consumption Machine Type Communication (MTC) devices) are disclosed. In some embodiments, a method of operation of a core network node in a cellular communications network comprises receiving signaling aimed at a wireless device, detecting, via a detection mechanism, an abnormal signaling pattern based on the signaling, and taking one or more actions upon detecting an abnormal signaling pattern. In this manner, an action(s) may be made to mitigate increased power consumption at the wireless device due to abnormal signaling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Peter Ramle, Anders Bränneby, Ulf Larsson
  • Patent number: 10998945
    Abstract: At a first communication device in a wireless communication network, reference signaling is received from a second communication device in two or more beams with a same direction, and one or more values associated with a direction at which the first communication device received the reference signaling from the second communication device are determined. The one or more values are determined based on the received reference signaling. The direction has a higher accuracy than a beam width associated with the received reference signaling. The direction may be or include an angle of arrival or an angle of departure, for example, and in the case of an angle of departure signaling indicative of the one or more values is transmitted by the first communication device, to the second communication device or another component such as network equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mohammadhadi Baligh, Ahmad Abu Al Haija
  • Patent number: 10992439
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for implementing reference signal transmissions in a wireless communication system. In one embodiment, the method includes the cell, transmission point (TP), or transmission and reception point (TRP) broadcasting a first RS periodically for measurement, wherein the first RS is transmitted at multiple occasions (or timings) in each period on different beams. The method also includes the cell, TP, or TRP transmitting a second RS to a UE for PDCCH demodulation, wherein the second RS is transmitted on multiple beams in a beam set of the UE in a subframe (or symbol) in which the PDCCH is transmitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Ko-Chiang Lin, Richard Lee-Chee Kuo, Yu-Hsuan Guo
  • Patent number: 10992354
    Abstract: In an aspect of the disclosure, a method, a computer-readable medium, and an apparatus are provided. The apparatus may be a UE. The UE measures one or more reference signals to determine a channel state on a channel including M delay taps. The UE determines a first precoder matrix for selecting a set of beams from L beams transmitted from the base station on the channel. The UE determines a second precoder matrix for combining the set of beams. The second precoder matrix includes at least two groups of coefficients each including coefficients being normalized based on a respective reference coefficient. Each coefficient corresponds to a respective one beam of the L beams at a particular polarization on a respective one delay tap of the M delay taps. The UE quantizes coefficients of the second precoder. The UE transmits an indication of the second precoder matrix having quantized coefficients.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: MEDIATEK SINGAPORE PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: Weidong Yang, Tzu-Han Chou, Chou Kuan Hung, Chao-Cheng Su, Lung-Sheng Tsai
  • Patent number: 10993228
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for operating an electronic device is provided. The method includes transmitting, to a cover device, graphical data for displaying of the cover device, and detecting a user input on a display of the electronic device, wherein the displaying on the display of the cover device is interrupted based on the user input, wherein the cover device is capable of being folded, and wherein the cover device includes a first surface on which the display is located, and a second surface on which the electronic device is mounted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ohyun Jo, Won-Bin Hong, Hyun-Moo Kim
  • Patent number: 10986576
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method for transmitting and receiving data using an LTE-WLAN aggregation in a wireless communication system. The method performed by a terminal comprises transmitting status information to an access point (AP), receiving a specific packet for indicating an activation of the wireless LAN module from the AP, activating the wireless LAN module based on the specific packet, transmitting a response message indicating that the wireless LAN module is activated in response to the specific packet to the AP, and receiving downlink data through an unlicensed spectrum using the LTE-WLAN aggregation from AP.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Ki-Dong Lee, Sanggook Kim
  • Patent number: 10986584
    Abstract: Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for power headroom reporting for multiple uplink carriers. One apparatus includes a transceiver that receives a configuration of a plurality of UL carriers for a serving cell. The first apparatus includes a processor that determines that a PHR has been triggered, where the PHR for the serving cell is determined to be a virtual PHR. The processor determines a default power control parameter set for the serving cell and calculates a PHR for the serving cell. Here, calculating the PHR includes calculating a virtual PH based on the default power control parameter set. The processor transmits (via the transceiver) the calculated PHR for the serving cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: Ebrahim MolavianJazi, Joachim Loehr, Hyejung Jung, Vijay Nangia, Prateek Basu Mallick
  • Patent number: 10985964
    Abstract: Techniques are described herein that allow a user equipment (UE) to configure a subcarrier spacing value while monitoring synchronization signals of neighboring cells. In some wireless communication systems, synchronization signals in given radio frequency spectrum band may be transmitted using one of a plurality of different subcarrier spacings. In some cases, a network entity, such as a base station, may transmit an indication to the UE that indicates the subcarrier spacing used by a cell to transmit a specific set of synchronization signals. In some cases, the UE may select a subcarrier spacing based on a database of subcarrier spacings stored locally by the UE. In some cases, the UE may select the subcarrier spacing based on a predetermined configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Chinmay Shankar Vaze, Hung Dinh Ly, Alexei Yurievitch Gorokhov, Nathan Yee, Hari Sankar, Raghu Narayan Challa
  • Patent number: 10985984
    Abstract: A mobile device connected to a wireless sensor network may receive a script update in a series of transmissions from a network management device, the transmissions being broken up over an extended period of time. The transmissions may be as small as one or several packets that make up a portion of the script. Each transmission is sent and received in coordination with a predetermined active cycle of the mobile device, i.e., during the normal mode of operation for the mobile device. A device may transition from a low-power (sleep) state to an active (awake) state to perform its routine functions. During this active time, a network management device sends a message to the mobile device indicating the availability of a script update. The mobile device, in response, transmits to the network management device a requested amount of update data it wishes to receive during this period of activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Synapse Wireless, Inc.
    Inventor: Eric Joseph Ibarra
  • Patent number: 10979108
    Abstract: Embodiments provide a transceiver, configured to select, responsive to a reported position of a mobile terminal, one channel covariance matrix out of a plurality of channel covariance matrices for communication with the mobile terminal or a further mobile terminal, wherein each of the channel covariance matrices is associated with a different one of a plurality of locations of a cell served by the transceiver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FĂ–RDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V
    Inventors: Khaled Shawky Hassan Hussein, Martin Kurras, Lars Thiele, Thomas Haustein
  • Patent number: 10973005
    Abstract: A method for resource allocation includes acquiring resource information indicating an available wireless resource and an available computing resource, and allocating the available wireless resource and the available computing resource for a transmission mode of a wireless transmission based on the resource information and a system utility requirement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignees: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Hung-Yu Wei, Ching-Chun Chou
  • Patent number: 10966184
    Abstract: To enable a reduction in the effect of backhauling on wireless communications in the case of carrier aggregation, provided herein is a communication control device that acquires information about a terminal device that uses one component carrier of a macro cell as a primary component carrier, sets one or more component carriers of a small cell partially or fully overlapping with the macro cell as an additional component carrier to be used additionally by the terminal device, and sets one component carrier among the one or more component carriers as a special component carrier on which the terminal device is able to transmit uplink control information on an uplink control channel, wherein the uplink control information includes at least one of an acknowledgement (ACK) and a negative acknowledgement (NACK) regarding reception of a downlink signal, an uplink scheduling request, or periodically reported channel state information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hiroaki Takano
  • Patent number: 10965351
    Abstract: A method comprises configuring a transmission mode for a user equipment (UE) based on user equipment specific reference signals (UE-RS) and configuring one or more precoding resource groups; and providing a dynamic indication to indicate which precoding resource group is valid for a physical downlink shared channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Alexei Davydov, Yuan Zhu, Gregory V. Morozov
  • Patent number: 10966134
    Abstract: A method of selecting a set of beams to be monitored by a User Equipment (UE) in a telecommunication network comprises the steps of receiving measurement data comprising measurements of qualities of beams observed by said UE, where said beams originate from at least one access node (AN) to the UE and from at least one other AN to the UE; retrieving at least one measurement data from a particular UE that matches the received measurement data, where the historical database comprises historical measurement data comprising measurements of qualities of beams observed by UE's in said telecommunication network over time; selecting a set of beams to be monitored by said UE based on the retrieved measurement data and based on subsequent measurement data of the particular UE over time in the historical database; and transmitting said selected set of beams to be monitored to said UE.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Igor Moaco Guerreiro, Maria Fresia, Victor Farias Monteiro
  • Patent number: 10958323
    Abstract: An automotive radar system that is switchable between one or more high power modes and one or more increased channel modes. The radar system includes multiple transmit antennas, an integrated circuit including a transmit chain generating a positive transmit signal and a negative transmit signal that together form a differential transmit signal, and a coupling interface. The coupling interface configurably couples the differential transmit signal to two transmit antennas of the multiple transmit antennas to selectively drive the two transmit antennas in either a differential mode or in a power-combining mode that combines power from the positive transmit signal and negative transmit signal to drive a first transmit antenna of the multiple transmit antennas while isolating a second transmit antenna of the two transmit antennas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC
    Inventors: Roee Ben-Yishay, Danny Elad
  • Patent number: 10951355
    Abstract: A wireless device starts a beam failure recovery (BFR) timer in response to initiating a contention-free random access procedure for a BFR. Based on expiry of the BFR timer, a first preamble employing a contention-based random access for the BFR is transmitted. In response to not receiving a response for the first preamble, a preamble transmission counter is incremented from a value of the preamble transmission counter of the contention-free random access procedure before the expiry of the BFR timer. A second preamble is transmitted in response to a value of the preamble transmission counter being equal to or less than a number.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hua Zhou, Esmael Dinan, Alireza Babaei, Hyoungsuk Jeon, Ali Cagatay Cirik, Kyungmin Park
  • Patent number: 10952227
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a resource scheduling method and an apparatus, and is applied to the field of communications technologies. The method includes: receiving, by a terminal UE, a first time division duplex TDD configuration and a second time division duplex TDD configuration; determining the first TDD configuration or the second TDD configuration as a target TDD configuration corresponding to the UE; dividing, based on the target TDD configuration, subframes corresponding to the UE into a first subframe subset, a second subframe subset, and a third subframe subset; and performing channel quality state measurement based on the first subframe subset, the second subframe subset, and the third subframe subset, and reporting a measurement result of the channel quality state measurement to an eNB, so that the eNB schedules a subframe resource according to the measurement result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Lili Zhang, Richard Stirling-Gallacher, Bin Liu
  • Patent number: 10945303
    Abstract: Systems and methods relating to resuming a suspended connection of a wireless device in a wireless system are disclosed. In some embodiments, a method of operation of a wireless device comprises receiving (100), from a first network node, a first message that instructs the wireless device to suspend a connection between the wireless device and the wireless system. The method further comprises, upon an occurrence of a triggering event, transmitting (108), to a second network node, a second message that requests that the connection. The second message comprises a resume identifier that comprises a part that identifies the first network node and a part that identifies the wireless device. The method further comprises receiving (116), from the second network node, a third message that indicates that the connection between the wireless device and the wireless system is being resumed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Oscar Ohlsson, Magnus Stattin
  • Patent number: 10939445
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus to announce channel capabilities in wireless communication systems are discussed herein. An example first wireless communication device includes a channel support identifier to determine wireless communication channels supported by the wireless communication device, a channel capability field generator to generate a listing of the supported wireless communication channels, a channel capability field inserter to insert the listing into a Capabilities element transmitted to a second wireless communication device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: INTEL IP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Carlos Cordeiro, Solomon Trainin, Ou Yang
  • Patent number: 10938629
    Abstract: A method is provided in wireless access point in a wireless communications network. The method includes assigning a first resource unit for a first transmission between the wireless access point and a wireless terminal. The method further includes determining that the first transmission using the first resource unit failed. The method further includes selecting a candidate resource unit for a retry transmission. The candidate resource unit is selected based on at least an average previous success rate of available resource units at a width of the first resource unit and a correlation between the candidate resource unit and the first resource unit. The method further includes assigning the candidate resource unit for the retry transmission if a success rate of the candidate resource unit is above a predetermined threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Gautam Bhanage, Matthew Aaron Silverman, Pooya Monajemi, Brian Hart
  • Patent number: 10939420
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for transmitting data by a terminal in a wireless communication system, including transmitting, to a base station, a scheduling request for requesting resources for transmitting the data, monitoring a control channel to receive resource allocation information from the base station, in case that the resource allocation information is received on the control channel, starting a timer for monitoring the control channel, and transmitting, to the base station, the data based on the resource allocation information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Inventors: Soeng Hun Kim, Gert Jan Van Lieshout
  • Patent number: 10939457
    Abstract: The disclosure relates in some aspects to determining which beam parameters to use for wireless communication. For example, a wireless communication device may use one beam selection procedure for a non-persistent communication and another beam selection procedure for a semi-persistent communication. For the non-persistent communication, a transmission configuration signaled with control scheduling or a default transmission configuration may specify the beam configuration for the communication. For the semi-persistent communication, a recently used transmission configuration may specify the beam configuration for the communication. An apparatus may determine that a channel is persistently scheduled, determine a transmission configuration for a transmission based on a resource set associated with a transmission time, and receive information based on the determined transmission configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: Qualcomm Incorporated
    Inventors: Bilal Sadiq, Juergen Cezanne, Sony Akkarakaran, Xiao Feng Wang
  • Patent number: 10939489
    Abstract: An interference coordination method includes: determining, by a first cell, first configuration information of the first cell. The first configuration information includes a parameter for transmitting uplink control information UCI by a terminal served by the first cell, the parameter included in the first configuration information is a parameter configured for the first cell and is a parameter orthogonal to a parameter configured for a second cell, and the second cell is a neighboring cell of the first cell; and notifying, by the first cell, the first configuration information to the served terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Lili Zhang, Richard Stirling-Gallacher, Yongbo Zeng, Bin Liu, Kai Xu, Xiaocui Li
  • Patent number: 10939435
    Abstract: Embodiments provide a resource scheduling method, which can support reduction of transmission resource overheads in resource scheduling. The method is applied to a wireless local area network, where a next generation protocol followed by the wireless local area network predefines locations of resource units possibly allocated from a to-be-assigned frequency domain resource. The method includes: generating, by a sending end, resource scheduling information, where the resource scheduling information includes a bit sequence to indicate an actual allocation of a resource unit(s) from the to-be-assigned frequency domain resource, and at least some bits in the bit sequence are to indicate whether one or more of said resource unit locations possibly allocated for the to-be-assigned frequency domain resource is\are the actually allocated resource unit(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ming Gan, Meilu Lin, Le Liu
  • Patent number: 10932247
    Abstract: A method for receiving a downlink control channel by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system is disclosed. The method includes receiving downlink control information (DCI) indicating an aggregation level being a reference for allocating a downlink data channel to a control region, determining a last control channel element (CCE) index to which the downlink control channel is allocated, based on the received DCI, configuring a downlink control channel transmission region in consideration of the last CCE index and a resource region for one or more downlink control channel candidates corresponding to the aggregation level, and configuring a remaining control region except for the downlink control channel transmission region as a downlink data channel transmission region, and receiving the downlink control channel and the downlink data channel in the control region, based on the configured downlink control channel transmission region and the configured downlink data channel transmission region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Daesung Hwang, Yunjung Yi, Hyunho Lee
  • Patent number: 10917165
    Abstract: A base station is provided. The base station includes a base band unit and one or more remote radio heads, a satellite-based content delivery network (S-CDN) device, and a local serving gateway (LS-GW). The base station unit and the one or more remote radio heads wirelessly communicate with a user equipment. The S-CDN device receives and caches content from a satellite-based content delivery network. The LS-GW is connected to the S-CDN device and the base band unit. The LS-GW receives a request for content from the user equipment, determines whether the content is already stored in the S-CDN device, and when the content is already stored in the S-CDN device, delivers the content to the user equipment from the S-CDN device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: INTELSAT US LLC
    Inventors: Ken Takagi, Ruben Andres Calzadilla, Nene Fatoumata Diallo
  • Patent number: 10897322
    Abstract: A wireless device starts a beam failure recovery (BFR) timer in response to initiating a contention-free random access procedure for a BFR. Based on expiry of the BFR timer, a first preamble employing a contention-based random access for the BFR is transmitted. In response to not receiving a response for the first preamble, a preamble transmission counter is incremented from a value of the preamble transmission counter of the contention-free random access procedure before the expiry of the BFR timer. A second preamble is transmitted in response to a value of the preamble transmission counter being equal to or less than a number.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hua Zhou, Esmael Dinan, Alireza Babaei, Hyoungsuk Jeon, Ali Cagatay Cirik, Kyungmin Park
  • Patent number: 10893394
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to user communication devices and communication network devices, both arranged to support grouping of user communication devices in a communication network. One example user communication device determines a neighbor user communication device set comprising the user communication device and neighbor user communication devices, and determines, by communicating with the neighbor user communication devices of the neighbor user communication device set via D2D communication, a user communication device group that the user communication device joins. The communication network device receives information on a plurality of user communication device groups, determined by user communication devices in the communication network, and executes clustering on the plurality of user communication device groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Junting Chen, David Gesbert
  • Patent number: 10887868
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses for transmission or reception using beamforming in a wireless communication system are disclosed herein. In one method, a user equipment receives a second signal indicating a first information. The UE derives at least one specific UE beam based on the first information. The UE uses the at least one specific UE beam to receive or transmit at least one transmission, in which the at least one transmission is periodic channel state indication, scheduling request, and/or scheduling information for downlink assignment or uplink resource.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Yu-Hsuan Guo, Richard Lee-Chee Kuo, Meng-Hui Ou
  • Patent number: 10887844
    Abstract: [Object] To provide a communication control device capable of appropriately counting the number of secondary systems even in a case in which operation frequency bands of primary and secondary system are different. [Solution] Provided is a communication control device including an interference source calculation unit configured to calculate an actual number of interference sources for a first wireless system, using information regarding interference imposed on the first wireless system from a second wireless system using a second frequency band at least partially overlapping a first frequency band used by the first wireless system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Sho Furuichi
  • Patent number: 10887808
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a vehicle having a plurality of network interfaces communicates with a first communication network via a first one of the network interfaces. The vehicle receives performance data regarding the first communication network and one or more other communication network, wherein the received performance data is associated with a particular location. The vehicle determines in advance of arriving at the particular location that the vehicle should switch from communicating with the first communication network to communicating with a selected one of the one or more other communication network, based on the received performance data. At the particular location, the vehicle switches from communicating with the first communication network via the first network interface to communicating with the selected communication network via a second one of the plurality of network interfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Michael McPhee, Kevin William Holcomb, Yaron Sella, Joel Abraham Obstfeld
  • Patent number: 10879945
    Abstract: A method that incorporates aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, obtaining, by a system comprising a processor, interference information associated with one or more physical resource blocks (PRBs) from each base station of a plurality of base stations. Further, the method can include determining, by the system, from the interference information a strategy for improving a PRB utilization of a first base station of the plurality of base stations. In addition, the method can include conveying, by the system, the strategy to at least one base station of the plurality of base stations. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: ISCO International, LLC
    Inventor: Amr Abdelmonem
  • Patent number: 10880832
    Abstract: A wireless base station extracts a connection base station from a plurality of other wireless base stations, as a candidate of a wireless base station which communicates user data with a wireless communication terminal, based on positional information of the wireless communication terminal, information of a wireless communication method capable of being employed by the wireless communication terminal, information of ranges in which the other wireless base stations are able to communicate, and information of wireless communication methods capable of being employed by the other wireless base stations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Osamu Kato
  • Patent number: 10880779
    Abstract: The embodiment of the present application relates a user plane resource management method, a user plane network element, and a control plane network. The method carried out by a user plane network element includes: receiving a data transmission channel establishment request message sent by a control plane network element, where the data transmission channel establishment request message is used to instruct the user plane network element to establish a data transmission channel; establishing the data transmission channel based on current user plane resource status information, and assigning a channel identifier marking the data transmission channel; and sending, the channel identifier to the control plane network element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Runze Zhou, Yanping Zhang, Zhongping Chen
  • Patent number: 10873403
    Abstract: An apparatus capable of performing a local operation in a low-interference environment is desired. In an aspect, the apparatus may be a user equipment (UE). The UE transmits a local operation notification to a base station, the local operation notification indicating a local operation that is local to the UE. The UE receives, from the base station, a resource indicator indicating one or more resources available for the local operation. The UE performs the local operation using the one or more resources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Kaushik Chakraborty, Tao Luo, Andrzej Partyka, Sumeeth Nagaraja, Sony Akkarakaran, Makesh Pravin John Wilson, Aitzaz Ahmad
  • Patent number: 10863421
    Abstract: A method of a communication technique in which a fifth generation (5G) communication system for supporting more high data transmission rate after a fourth generation (4G) system converges with an internet of things (IoT) technology, and a system is provided. The present disclosure may be applied to intelligent services (e.g., a smart home, a smart building, a smart city, a smart car or a connected car, healthcare, digital education, a retail business, security and safety-related services, or the like) based on a 5G communication technology and an IoT-related technology. A terminal receives, from a base station, a first message including configuration information of at least one band, receive, from the base station, a second message for activating a band among the at least one band, and activate the band according to the second message, the configuration information including indication of the at least one band, and each band of the at least one band being part of a bandwidth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seunghoon Park, Jungsoo Jung, Sunheui Ryoo, Byounghoon Jung
  • Patent number: 10863582
    Abstract: Embodiments of a User Equipment (UE), Next Generation Node-B (gNB) and methods of communication are generally described herein. The UE may be configured for carrier aggregation (CA) in which a plurality of component carriers (CCs) are aggregated. The UE may determine a mapping of the CCs to a plurality of antenna panels for downlink reception, wherein a subset of the CCs are mapped to each antenna panel. The UE may transmit, to the gNB, radio resource control (RRC) signaling that indicates information related to the mapping. The gNB may, based at least partly on the mapping, determine, for each CC: a first scheduled time period for transmit beam refinement, and a second scheduled time period for receive beam refinement at the UE.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Zhibin Yu, Michael A. Ruder, Jie Cui, Yang Tang
  • Patent number: 10856304
    Abstract: A quality score calculator calculates first quality information indicating a degree of quality of a signal received from a terminal apparatus. A communication interface acquires second quality information indicating a degree of quality of a signal received by another base station apparatus from the terminal apparatus. A controller compares the first quality information calculated and the second quality information acquired and determines which indicates a higher quality. A communication interface and a wireless transmitter transmit the signal received from the terminal apparatus when it is determined that the quality of the first quality information is higher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: JVC KENWOOD CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideo Shimoshimano, Ichiro Shishido
  • Patent number: 10856259
    Abstract: A first base station receives an uplink signal from a wireless device. The first base station receives a packet for the wireless device: after a duration from receiving the uplink signal; and when the wireless device is in a radio resource control inactive state. A determination is made that the duration is larger than a value. Based on the determining, the first base station sends a radio access network (RAN) paging to a second base station of a RAN notification area of the wireless device. The first base station sends the packet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Ofinno, LLC
    Inventors: Kyungmin Park, Esmael Dinan
  • Patent number: 10849120
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus and systems for determining a size of a feedback signal in a wireless communication are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method performed by a wireless communication device is disclosed. The method comprises: receiving first downlink control information having a first format and second downlink control information having a second format from a wireless communication node; receiving a plurality of transport blocks from the wireless communication node; and transmitting a plurality of feedback signals to the wireless communication node. Each of the plurality of transport blocks is scheduled by one of the first downlink control information and the second downlink control information. Each of the plurality of feedback signals has the same size and corresponds to a respective one of the plurality of transport blocks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: ZTE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wei Gou, Peng Hao, Feng Bi