Having Storage Detail Patents (Class 455/514)
  • Patent number: 10244400
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention provide a service data transmission method and an apparatus, and relate to the communications field, so as to resolve a problem that spectrum utilization in the prior art is relatively low. The method includes: obtaining, by a base station, use permission of at least one first spectrum; broadcasting, by the base station, a service migration message to a terminal by using a second spectrum, where the service migration message is used to instruct the terminal to receive service data on the at least one first spectrum; and sending, by the base station, the service data to the terminal by using the at least one first spectrum. The embodiments of the present invention are applicable to a case in which a base station sends service data to a terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Qufang Huang, Qinghai Zeng
  • Patent number: 10218460
    Abstract: A system and method for improved push-to-talk (PTT) communications performance includes a PTT application server receiving a request from a client user equipment (UE) device to access PTT services over a carrier network. The PTT application server measures, determines, predicts, or otherwise detects congestion in a cell of the carrier network servicing the client UE device. In a representative aspect responsive to detecting a value of congestion, the PTT server modifies one or more PTT call parameters, transmits a modified PTT call parameter to the UE device, and reduces the number of signals subsequently transmitted to the UE device. The modified PTT call parameter may be a codec selection for encoding/decoding PTT voice data. Subsequently transmitted signals may include acknowledgement signals, retry requests, bundled frames, or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: KODIAK NETWORKS, INC.
    Inventors: Krishnakant M Patel, Brahmananda R Vempati, Harisha Mahabaleshwara Negalaguli
  • Patent number: 10070335
    Abstract: It is provided an apparatus, comprising selecting means adapted to select one set of parameters/values out of a first set of parameters/values and a second set of parameters/values received in an activation message related to a trace session of a subscriber or a terminal, wherein the selected set of parameters/values corresponds to the trace session in a first domain of the apparatus and the other set of parameters/values corresponds to the trace session in a second domain different from the first domain; providing means adapted to provide the selected set of parameters/values and an identifier to a tracing device for performing the trace session in the first domain, wherein the identifier is received in the activation message and related to the trace session.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWORKS OY
    Inventors: Bernardo Di Chiara, Gyula Bodog, Mika Juhani Nevander
  • Patent number: 9742911
    Abstract: A dialing method for a calling party includes determining a plurality of phone number groups to be dialed in a simultaneous or sequential ringing mode, each of the groups including at least one phone number; and transmitting the plurality of phone number groups and a dialing flag to a calling server. The dialing flag including a simultaneous or sequential ringing flag indicating that the plurality of phone number groups are to be dialed in the simultaneous or sequential ringing mode. The calling party can freely custom multiple phone numbers expected to be rung simultaneously or sequentially and transmit them to a calling server, without registering in the calling server in advance. Thus, the trouble of the user registering the numbers in the calling server may be avoided and the calling server does not need to maintain a large-scale database for storing the multiple numbers at a large cost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Dai Bin, Yang Lei, Chen Y. Yu, Xin Zhao
  • Patent number: 9699320
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are provided for processing a request to instigate communication, received by a routing device associated with a plurality of terminals. The request relates to a communication to be established between a sender device of the request and at least one of the terminals. The method includes a step of comparing communication capabilities of said sender device with respective communication capabilities of one or more terminals, called addressee terminals, which are able to establish said communication, so as to identify at least one terminal having capabilities making it possible to establish with the sender device a communication of maximum quality. A call notification is transmitted to at least one of the addressee terminals, which is suitable for triggering on the addressee terminal a call presentation prompting a user to use, by priority, one of the terminals identified during the comparison step to establish the communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: ORANGE
    Inventor: Bertrand Bouvet
  • Patent number: 9596618
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of anonymously reporting minimization of drive test (MDT) measurements. According to the method, a mobility management entity (MME) obtains MDT data anonymity configuration which indicates whether MDT measurements are to be reported anonymously at a type allocation code (TAC) level; sends a TAC of a UE to a trace collection entity (TCE) if the MDT data anonymity configuration indicates MDT measurements are to be reported anonymously at the TAC level; sends an international mobile subscriber identification (IMSI) or an international mobile equipment identity and software version (IMEISV) of the UE to the TCE if the MDT data anonymity configuration indicates other information, e.g. Trace, is adopted for anonymously reporting MDT measurements. The present invention enables an MME to send different identities of a UE to the TCE according to different requirements for anonymity to implement anonymous reporting of MDT measurements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hong Wang, Lixiang Xu
  • Patent number: 9585028
    Abstract: The present application discloses a method, an apparatus, and a system for minimization of drive tests (MDT), and relates to the field of communications technologies. In a technical solution, by obtaining a mapping relationship between a trace control entity (TCE) address and a TCE identifier, and according to the TCE identifier included in the MDT report reported by the UE, a corresponding TCE address is obtained and the MDT report is sent to a TCE corresponding to the TCE address. Therefore, it is unnecessary to send an actual TCE network address to the user equipment. The technical solution improves security and solves the insecurity problem of the MDT measurement. The technical solution is simple, convenient and easy to implement, and reduces the complexity of network signaling interaction and network processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD
    Inventors: Lan Zou, Dong Zhao
  • Patent number: 9544203
    Abstract: A method is provided for flow identification of a mobile terminal. The method includes obtaining flow data files of the mobile terminal at two or more points of time after the mobile terminal connects to a network using same network access means. The method also includes comparing, from the obtained flow data files, flow volumes in the flow data files having a same flow identifier to determine a flow identifier in the flow data file with changing flow volumes. Further, the method includes, based on the determined flow identifier in the flow data files with changing flow volumes and the network access means used by the mobile terminal to connect to the network, identifying network access means indicated by the flow identifier in the flow data files and obtaining flow identification results.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventor: Xiaoling Bei
  • Patent number: 9532258
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of anonymously reporting minimization of drive test (MDT) measurements. According to the method, a mobility management entity (MME) obtains MDT data anonymity configuration which indicates whether MDT measurements are to be reported anonymously at a type allocation code (TAC) level; sends a TAC of a UE to a trace collection entity (TCE) if the MDT data anonymity configuration indicates MDT measurements are to be reported anonymously at the TAC level; sends an international mobile subscriber identification (IMSI) or an international mobile equipment identity and software version (IMEISV) of the UE to the TCE if the MDT data anonymity configuration indicates other information, e.g. Trace, is adopted for anonymously reporting MDT measurements. The present invention enables an MME to send different identities of a UE to the TCE according to different requirements for anonymity to implement anonymous reporting of MDT measurements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hong Wang, Lixiang Xu
  • Patent number: 9516537
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of anonymously reporting minimization of drive test (MDT) measurements. According to the method, a mobility management entity (MME) obtains MDT data anonymity configuration which indicates whether MDT measurements are to be reported anonymously at a type allocation code (TAC) level; sends a TAC of a UE to a trace collection entity (TCE) if the MDT data anonymity configuration indicates MDT measurements are to be reported anonymously at the TAC level; sends an international mobile subscriber identification (IMSI) or an international mobile equipment identity and software version (IMEISV) of the UE to the TCE if the MDT data anonymity configuration indicates other information, e.g. Trace, is adopted for anonymously reporting MDT measurements. The present invention enables an MME to send different identities of a UE to the TCE according to different requirements for anonymity to implement anonymous reporting of MDT measurements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hong Wang, Lixiang Xu
  • Patent number: 9288706
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of anonymously reporting minimization of drive test (MDT) measurements. According to the method, a mobility management entity (MME) obtains MDT data anonymity configuration which indicates whether MDT measurements are to be reported anonymously at a type allocation code (TAC) level; sends a TAC of a UE to a trace collection entity (TCE) if the MDT data anonymity configuration indicates MDT measurements are to be reported anonymously at the TAC level; sends an international mobile subscriber identification (IMSI) or an international mobile equipment identity and software version (IMEISV) of the UE to the TCE if the MDT data anonymity configuration indicates other information, e.g. Trace, is adopted for anonymously reporting MDT measurements. The present invention enables an MME to send different identities of a UE to the TCE according to different requirements for anonymity to implement anonymous reporting of MDT measurements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hong Wang, Lixiang Xu
  • Patent number: 9210585
    Abstract: A method of managing trace sessions in a network, wherein each trace session is assigned a Trace ID and a specific trace collection entity TCE (5) from a plurality of TCEs (5) disposed inside the network for storing the related measurements of the trace session, is characterized in the steps of partitioning the space of the Trace ID such that each partition is associated to one or more of the plurality of TCEs (5), encoding a partition ID inside the Trace ID, and mapping the partition ID to a specific TCE (5) from the plurality of TCEs (5). Furthermore, a corresponding trace session management system is described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Assignees: NEC CORPORATION, NEC EUROPE LTD.
    Inventors: Hisashi Futaki, Caroline Jactat, Giorgio Nunzi
  • Patent number: 9185510
    Abstract: According to one aspect, the subject matter described herein includes a method for managing the roaming preferences of a mobile subscriber. The method includes sending a preferred network roaming list to a mobile subscriber device. The method further includes sending a triggering message for terminating a PDP context link involving the mobile subscriber device and for activating the preferred network roaming list on the mobile subscriber device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Assignee: TEKELEC, INC.
    Inventor: Petrus Wilhelmus Adrianus Jacobus Maria Nas
  • Patent number: 9161201
    Abstract: A method for synchronizing the discovery of wireless services or applications in a wireless network using a recurring time interval T in which wireless devices within the wireless network can be in one of a predetermined plurality of time states. The method includes selecting a time state from amongst the plurality of time states, performing discovery by a first wireless device supporting a given service or application once during the recurring time interval T at the selected time state, and repeating the above steps in successive ones of the recurring time interval T until all of the predetermined plurality of time states have been selected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD.
    Inventor: Paul A. Lambert
  • Patent number: 9131344
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of automatic establishment of a location-based talk group call with reduced messaging overhead. The initiating device may be a subscriber unit (SU). The SU determines a geographic reference location and generates location data representative of the location. The SU broadcasts a location-based talk group call header including the location data and including a location-based talk group call identifier field set to cause other SUs receiving the call header to receive and output subsequent data associated with the call header responsive to determining that its current geographic location satisfies the location criterion of the call. The location criterion may be fully determined by the initiating SU and specified in the call header, and may take the form of a specified radius that extends from the geographic reference location represented in the call header.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: Motorola Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Dipendra M. Chowdhary, Thomas B. Bohn, David G. Wiatrowski
  • Patent number: 9119108
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of anonymously reporting minimization of drive test (MDT) measurements. According to the method, a mobility management entity (MME) obtains MDT data anonymity configuration which indicates whether MDT measurements are to be reported anonymously at a type allocation code (TAC) level; sends a TAC of a UE to a trace collection entity (TCE) if the MDT data anonymity configuration indicates MDT measurements are to be reported anonymously at the TAC level; sends an international mobile subscriber identification (IMSI) or an international mobile equipment identity and software version (IMEISV) of the UE to the TCE if the MDT data anonymity configuration indicates other information, e.g. Trace, is adopted for anonymously reporting MDT measurements. The present invention enables an MME to send different identities of a UE to the TCE according to different requirements for anonymity to implement anonymous reporting of MDT measurements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hong Wang, Lixiang Xu
  • Publication number: 20150140925
    Abstract: Various technologies described herein pertain to providing spectrum utilization feedback from a whitespace device. A database query for a set of available channels in a spectrum (e.g., broadcast spectrum, etc.) during a time period can be transmitted from the whitespace device to a regulatory authorized database system. The database query includes data that specifies a set of channels used by the whitespace device during a previous time period prior to the time period. Responsive to the database query, a response can be received at the whitespace device from the regulatory authorized database. The response indicates the set of available channels in the spectrum during the time period, where the available channels are unassigned to licensees at a location of the whitespace device during the time period. Moreover, the whitespace device is configured to opportunistically communicate in the spectrum over one or more of the available channels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2014
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Paul William Garnett, Amer Hassan
  • Patent number: 9026162
    Abstract: Apparatus configured to be implemented in a first wireless communication device, having corresponding non-transitory computer-readable media, comprise a memory configured to store a coexistence schedule, wherein the coexistence schedule defines WLAN intervals and non-WLAN intervals; a WLAN transceiver configured to transmit WLAN signals in an IBSS network; a non-WLAN transceiver configured to transmit wireless non-WLAN signals; and a coexistence circuit configured to allow the WLAN transceiver to transmit the WLAN signals in the IBSS network only during the WLAN intervals, wherein the coexistence circuit is further configured to allow the non-WLAN transceiver to transmit the wireless non-WLAN signals only during the non-WLAN intervals; and wherein the coexistence circuit is further configured to cause the WLAN transceiver to transmit one or more coexistence request messages, each indicating a duration of at least one of a respective one of the WLAN intervals, and a respective one of the non-WLAN intervals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Marvell World Trade Ltd.
    Inventors: Sarang Shrikrishna Wagholikar, Harish Ramamurthy, Rajesh Shreeram Bhagwat, Matthew L. Semersky
  • Patent number: 9008615
    Abstract: A method and device are provided which may perform a combined attach and communication connection establishment procedure when attaching an equipment such as a mobile station to a mobile communication network. An attach request sent from the equipment may initiate this combined attach and communication connection establishment process. In the Home Location Register, communication connection parameters are set as default values which may be automatically selected, for instance when receiving a combined attach and communication connection establishment request. The combined attach and communication connection establishment process reduces the signaling load in the network and speeds up communication connection establishment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Sisvel International S.A.
    Inventor: Tuija Hurtta
  • Patent number: 8977283
    Abstract: Techniques for efficient signaling to and from a plurality of mobile stations are disclosed. In one embodiment, a subset of mobile stations may be allocated a portion of the shared resource with one or more individual access grants, another subset may be allocated a portion of the shared resource with a single common grant, and yet another subset may be allowed to use a portion of the shared resource without any grant. In another embodiment, an acknowledge and continue command is used to extend all or a subset of the previous grants without the need for additional requests and grants, and their associated overhead. In one embodiment, a traffic to pilot ratio (T/P) is used to allocate a portion of the shared resource, allowing a mobile station flexibility in selecting its transmission format based on T/P.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Tao Chen, Edward G. Tiedemann, Jr., Avinash Jain
  • Patent number: 8971848
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for managing UE-based network performance measurements utilizing a process of tracing a UE in a radio telecommunication network. An eNB may receive a trace activation message from a Mobility Management Entity, MME, or a Network Management Entity, wherein the trace activation message includes eNB-specific, and optionally MME-specific, selection conditions for selecting a UE for a trace session. The eNB selects a UE for tracing when the eNB-specific selection conditions are satisfied, and may send the MME-specific selection conditions to the MME for evaluation. When all selection conditions are satisfied, the eNB activates the trace session with the selected UE. The Trace Activation IE utilized in the Trace Start message, the UE Context Setup Request message, and the Handover Request message is extended with additional IEs in order to implement the method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
    Inventor: András Rácz
  • Patent number: 8938275
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention include a method for displaying information associated with a cellular device on a display unit. In one embodiment, the method includes monitoring for a signal transmitted by a cellular device. In response to detecting the signal from the cellular device, the method determines an identity and a call status of the cellular device from data associated with the signal. The method transmits the identity and the call status of the cellular device to a user specified device to display the identity and the call status on the display unit associated with the user specified device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2015
    Assignee: CenturyLink Intellectual Property LLC
    Inventors: Jeffrey M. Sweeney, Kelsyn D. S. Rooks
  • Patent number: 8938271
    Abstract: A cloud spectrum manager (CSM) for managing the sharing of spectrum among multiple operators in a distributed computing environment. The cloud spectrum manager comprises an allocation service component which applies a resource allocation policy to determine whether the requested spectrum from an operator may be allocated. The allocation of spectrum allows the operator to get spectrum from the CSM at wholesale prices and then the operator manages the rented spectrum with its associated client devices. The operator manages the rented spectrum, perform their own analytics & optimization and offer spectrum services to the clients. The demands on the CSM are alleviated since it can manage spectrum at whole sale quantities and leave the finer grain device to device management to the operator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2015
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Srikathyayani Srikanteswara, Carlos Cordeiro, Reza Arefi, Geoff O. Weaver, David M. Horne, Takashi Shono
  • Patent number: 8929836
    Abstract: The present invention is related to a Zigbee device and a method for management of a Zigbee device. The Zigbee device is capable of improving data processing efficiency as well as improving resource utilization by estimating a future available buffer amount of a buffer unit and controlling a variable buffer amount in such a way that the available buffer amount of the buffer unit is matched to the future available buffer amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Dae Gil Yoon
  • Patent number: 8902866
    Abstract: Wireless devices, e.g., in a cognitive radio network, discover and use locally available usable spectrum for communication. Beacon signaling facilitates available spectrum discovery, spectrum usage coordination, and device identification. A wireless terminal, which may have entered a new area and powered up, monitors to detect for the presence of beacon signals in a communications band. When the wireless terminal fails to detect a beacon, the wireless terminal assumes that the spectrum is available and transmits its user beacon signal thereby providing notification of its presence in the area to other wireless terminals. The wireless terminal maintains a coordinated timing relationship between its beacon transmit interval and beacon detect interval, which are performed on an ongoing basis. The combination of beacon TX interval and beacon monitoring interval represents a small fraction of total time, allowing for power conservation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Rajiv Laroia, Frank A. Lane, Junyi Li, Tom Richardson
  • Patent number: 8892053
    Abstract: A method, system, and computer program product for caching data in a cellular network is provided. Information from a cellular network regarding location, speed, direction of travel, and bandwidth for a user can be used to determine how much data should be cached for the user. More specifically, the time period for how long a user will be in a cell of a cellular network can be calculated using information received from the cellular network. The calculated time period can be used to calculate how much data will be used by a user for the calculated time period with only the amount of data needed for the time period being cached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Erik J. Burckart, Duke Chang, Victor Moore, Robert B. Nicholson
  • Patent number: 8874037
    Abstract: Another information processing apparatus in a communicable range of a short-distance wireless communication is repeatedly searched for, and wireless communication is automatically established therewith, first data is automatically transmitted to the other information processing apparatus with which the wireless communication has been established, and first data transmitted from the other information processing apparatus is automatically received by means of the short-distance wireless communication. Further, transmission of second data is permitted which is different from first data to the other information processing apparatus with which the transmission/reception of the first data has been performed before.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shinya Fujiwara, Kouichi Kawamoto, Yuichiro Ito
  • Patent number: 8841986
    Abstract: A user-interactive music system is described. The system includes a web application in communication with an electronic device such as a mobile device. The web application receives an input from the electronic device, requesting a specific song or preference of songs be played on a music player at a remote location. The web application communicates with a music player, communicating the requests from the electronic device. The music player plays the requested songs or preference of songs on the music player.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Inventor: Jeffrey T Holman
  • Patent number: 8838026
    Abstract: Aspects disclosed herein relate to improving mechanisms for prompting a NFCC to update data exchange parameters for ISO-DEP communications between a DH and a remote NFC endpoint. In an example, with a NFC device a DH may be configured to receive an activation message from a NFCC that is using a Frame RF interface over NFC-B RF technology, determine that one or more data exchange parameters included in the activation message are different from one or more corresponding current relevant data exchange parameters that the NFCC is configured to implement, generate an RF parameter update command including the one or more data exchange parameters corresponding to the one or more current relevant data exchange parameters that are determined to be different, and send the generated RF parameter update command to the NFCC to prompt the NFCC to update the one or more corresponding current relevant data exchange parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: John Hillan, Dubai Chingalande
  • Patent number: 8837447
    Abstract: A method of forming ad hoc RSI hierarchical communication networks among pluralities of wireless transceivers includes assigning to each of the transceivers one or more common designations. A network organization routine of the transceivers operates to establish hierarchical networks based on the transceivers' common designations, resulting in a logical network organization that provides efficiencies for acquiring information from particular transceivers that share a common designation. Each transceiver's common designation is used by a digital processor of the transceiver to selectively receive data packets that are intended for receipt by transceivers sharing the particular common designation. Such a “common designation” network reduces power consumption and signal interference thereby increasing battery life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventor: Robert W. Twitchell, Jr.
  • Patent number: 8839347
    Abstract: An approach is provided for providing privacy in cognitive radio information sharing. A cognitive radio privacy platform receives a request, from a device, for performing one or more operations on cognitive radio information stored in at least one information space. The cognitive radio privacy platform also determines one or more privacy policies associated with the device, the one or more operations, the cognitive radio information, the at least one information space, or a combination thereof. The cognitive radio privacy platform further processes and/or facilitates a processing of the one or more privacy policies to determine an availability, a restriction, or a combination thereof of the cognitive radio information. The cognitive radio privacy platform also causes, at least in part, the performing of the one or more operations based, at least in part, on the availability, the restriction, or a combination thereof of the cognitive radio information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Nokia Corporation
    Inventors: Sergey Boldyrev, Jari-Jukka Harald Kaaja, Ian Justin Oliver, Mikko Aleksi Uusitalo
  • Publication number: 20140228066
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method and device for processing context, which relate to communication filed. The method includes storing UE context of a UE. If the UE encounters RLF, acquiring RLF context of the UE and matching the UE context with the RLF context.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2014
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicant: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong Zhao, Lan Zou
  • Publication number: 20140228067
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for use in a spectrum manager are disclosed herein. A method includes receiving device parameters from a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) in a managed area, transmitting the device parameters to a central television band (TVBD) data base server, wherein the spectrum manager also stores the device parameters in a local database, receiving enabling information from the central TVBD data base server, and transmitting the enabling information to the WTRU in the managed area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2014
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicant: InterDigital Patent Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph A. Kwak, Alexander Reznik, Juan Carlos Zuniga
  • Patent number: 8792828
    Abstract: A wireless handset is provided with enhanced features and capabilities. The wireless handset may be embodied as a full-featured handset that is capable of operating either within a wireless network (such as a cellular or PCS network) or in a direct handset-to-handset communication mode that is independent of the wireless network. Alternatively, the wireless handset may be embodied as a special purpose handset, that is capable of simply operating in a direct handset-to-handset communication mode. The wireless handset may additionally include features for supporting and enhancing direct communication between handsets. Such features may include a find feature that permits a user to determine which objects, including other wireless handset users, are located within a predetermined operating range of the wireless handset. A memorize feature may also be provided to permit handsets and other objects exchange information by wireless transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2014
    Assignee: Bertrum Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Daniel Wayne Mauney, Marc A. Sullivan, Charles A. Green, Steven A. Harbin
  • Patent number: 8738070
    Abstract: Each of a plurality of wireless base stations includes: a storage unit that stores flag that indicates whether or not its own station is master base station; a determination unit that determines a wireless parameter set that is set in channels used for transmission of MBMS data; a notification unit that, when its own station is master base station, reports the wireless parameter set determined in the determination unit to other wireless base stations; an acquisition unit that, when its own station is not master base station, acquires a wireless parameter set reported from master base station; and a setting unit that, when its own station is master base station, sets the wireless parameter set determined in the determination unit in the channels; and when its own station is not master base station, sets the wireless parameter set acquired in the acquisition unit to the channels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Masato Shindo
  • Patent number: 8731518
    Abstract: A cellular telephone, system and method are provided which are capable of transferring a portion of or an entire telephone directory consisting of a plurality of telephone numbers to another cellular telephone via a remote central station. The remote central station receives the telephone directory and stores the same in memory for either temporary or permanent storage. The telephone directory can then be transferred from the remote central station to the same or another cellular telephone for storing the telephone directory within a memory of the cellular telephone. An individual, a company, or other entity, utilizing the remote central station, in order to store and transfer a telephone directory from a cellular telephone to the same cellular telephone or to at least another cellular telephone, pays a fee to at least one operator of the remote central station for providing and/or performing the receiving, storing and transferring services.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Inventors: Peter DeLuca, George Likourezos
  • Patent number: 8706127
    Abstract: A system and method are disclosed that allow changes of a modulation and coding scheme (MCS) without overhead signaling. A priori, a network device and a user device know the manner in which the MCS will be changed. In one embodiment, the network device indicates the MCS to be used to decode a second portion of a message in a first portion of the message. In another embodiment, the user device blind detects the MCS used over a sub-set of MCSs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Zhijun Cai, Sean Bartholomew Simmons, James Earl Womack, Takashi Suzuki, Yi Yu
  • Patent number: 8706153
    Abstract: A communication device is provided with: a transmission power control section that controls the transmission power of a signal, and a transmission state detection section that detects the transmission state of the signal, and transmits the signal wirelessly to a communication partner. The transmission power control section controls the transmission power in accordance with the transmission state that is detected by the transmission state detection section. In this way, optimisation of the transmission power can be implemented with high accuracy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yoshihide Takahashi
  • Patent number: 8688031
    Abstract: In order to achieve effective utilization of radio communication resource, there is provided a relay station, for relaying a signal to be transferred between a radio base station and a radio terminal, which includes a storage section adapted to store communication controlling information for communication control with the radio terminal, a base station side signal reception section adapted to receive, from the radio base station, scheduling information in communication between the radio base station and the radio terminal through the relay station, a complementation section adapted to complement contents of the scheduling information received by the base station side signal reception section in accordance with the communication controlling information stored in the storage section, and a terminal side signal transmission section adapted to transmit the scheduling information whose contents are complemented by the complementation section to the radio terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: Fujitsu Limited
    Inventor: Junichi Suga
  • Patent number: 8688090
    Abstract: A method includes receiving a request from a user device for a service, initializing the service, initializing a user preference based on a parameter associated with the service and a preference probability value, the preference probability value including a probability that a user would prefer a particular value as a preference based on values selected by other users, and sending data to the user device according to the user preference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Tawanna R. Dillahunt, Jason B. Ellis, Robert G. Farrell
  • Patent number: 8688130
    Abstract: A disclosed base station includes a communication unit configured to receive from a mobile station a first report signal including base station specification information specifying a base station, reception quality information indicating reception quality of a signal received from the specified base station, and change request information requesting to change communication quality between the mobile station and the specified base station; and an automatic area control unit configured to determine whether the base station is specified by the base station specification information, to obtain location information indicating the location of the mobile station if the base station is specified by the base station specification information, and to change at least one base station parameter based on the reception quality information and the location information to change the reception quality at the location of the mobile station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuki Inoue, Keizo Cho, Shinichi Mori, Hiroyuki Hosono, Akira Ishii, Kei Igarashi
  • Patent number: 8682373
    Abstract: The present invention proposes new method(s) and apparatus(es) used for request and allocation of uplink transmission resource in wireless access network, which enables the mobile terminal to use non-contention resources closely spaced on time domain to trigger or adjust reallocation of uplink resource, so that quick response of the base station to the resource allocation request of a mobile terminal is effectively realized, and the demand of delay sensitive service is satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Assignee: Alcatel Lucent
    Inventors: Xiaobing Leng, Dongyao Wang, Jimin Liu, Wu Zheng
  • Patent number: 8677020
    Abstract: Devices, systems and methods of wireless delivery of targeted advertisements. A system in accordance with an embodiment of the invention includes a modifier to receive a message transmitted by a first wireless communication device and intended for reception by a second wireless communication device, and to selectively add an advertisement to the message prior to its presentation on the second wireless communication device. The message is a Short Message Service (SMS) message, a Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) message, an Instant Messaging (IM) message, and an Electronic Mail (Email) message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2014
    Assignee: Amobee Inc.
    Inventors: Zohar Levkovitz, Gil Shulman
  • Patent number: 8630683
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention include a method for displaying information associated with a cellular device on a display unit. In one embodiment, the method includes monitoring for a signal transmitted by a cellular device. In response to detecting the signal from the cellular device, the method determines an identity and a call status of the cellular device from data associated with the signal. The method transmits the identity and the call status of the cellular device to a user specified device to display the identity and the call status on the display unit associated with the user specified device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2014
    Assignee: CenturyLink Intellectual Property LLC
    Inventors: Jeffrey M. Sweeney, Kelsyn D. S. Rooks
  • Patent number: 8620229
    Abstract: The current drawn by a wireless communications device that is configured to periodically scan control channels can be reduced by reducing the number of control channels to be scanned. The relative strengths of a serving cell control channel and the relative strengths of neighboring cell control channels are determined and the scanning of neighboring cell control channels is discontinued if the communications device is not moving and the signal strength of the serving cell is above a threshold value selected to provide a signal level at which data on a control channel can be reliably recovered.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2013
    Assignee: Continental Automotive Systems, Inc
    Inventor: James Snider
  • Patent number: 8621072
    Abstract: Remote event receivers can register with a document repository computing system to receive notifications of events occurring at a document repository. The remote event receivers may register to receive notifications synchronously, whereby the remote event receivers can provide a response to the notification prior to the occurrence of the event, or asynchronously, whereby the remote event receivers provide no response. Synchronous remote event receivers can also specify in a response to the notification that the event should be canceled or may specify properties that should be changed. Remote event receivers can be pre-event receivers that receive notifications prior to the occurrence of an event, or post-event receivers that receive notifications following the event. When an event is to occur at the document repository, notifications are provided to the pre-event remote event receivers. Once the event has occurred, notifications are provided to the post-event remote event receivers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2013
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Robert McKee Howard, Joseph C. Chang, Shaofeng Zhu, Naganandhini Kohareswaran, Eray Aydin
  • Patent number: 8594714
    Abstract: A method for processing a media request in a multimedia communication process is provided, including: adjusting, by a multimedia application server, a media request queue according to information contained in a media request message or a media request cancellation message received from a first client; determining all the media requests of which positions in the media request queue are changed due to the adjustment; and sending, to one or more clients corresponding to the media requests of which positions in the media request queue are changed, media request queue position status messages to notify the clients corresponding to the media requests of which positions in the media request queue are changed of updated position status of the media requests. A device for processing a media request in a multimedia communication process is also provided. The demands of various multimedia communication services such as the PoC service can be satisfied well.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2013
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yajuan Wu
  • Publication number: 20130295980
    Abstract: Determining noise levels in frequency band(s) for communications paths in distributed antenna systems. Noise may be induced in communications paths in distributed antenna system as a result of electromagnetic interference from communications media located in close proximity and/or from other electronic devices. Noise induced on communications media may not be evenly distributed across the frequency spectrum, but instead concentrated in certain portions of the frequency spectrum. The frequency band(s) of communication signals distributed in the distributed antenna systems may be adjusted to be provided outside of frequency band(s) having unacceptable noise levels. In this manner, the communications performance (e.g., the signal-to-noise (S/N) ratio) of communications signals communicated in the distributed antenna systems may be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2013
    Publication date: November 7, 2013
    Applicant: Corning MobileAccess Ltd.
    Inventors: Rami Reuven, Ofer Saban, Isaac Shapira
  • Patent number: 8565779
    Abstract: A method for automatically configuring a portable device comprises determining a position of the portable device and automatically configuring the portable device based on the determined position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignee: Novatel Wireless, Inc.
    Inventor: John Jun Wu
  • Publication number: 20130273958
    Abstract: A platform to facilitate transferring spectrum use rights is provided that includes a database to ascertain information regarding available spectrum for use in wireless communications. A request for spectrum use from an entity needing spectrum may be matched with available spectrum. The Cloud Spectrum Services (CSS) process allows entities to access spectrum they would otherwise not have; it allows the end user to complete their download during congested periods while maintaining high service quality; and it allows the holder of rental spectrum to receive compensation for an otherwise idle asset.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2012
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Inventors: Srikathyayani Srikanteswara, Carlos Cordeiro, Bahareh Sadeghi, Reza Arefi, Geoff O. Weaver, David M. Horne