US Pat. No. 10,932,401

COMPONENT MOUNTING MACHINE

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A component mounting machine comprising:a head that has a suction nozzle which sucks a component;
an imaging device that is disposed on a side of the suction nozzle; and
an electronic control device that controls the imaging device so as to image the component sucked by the suction nozzle from the side and controls the head so as to mount the component on a mounting target after determining a suction posture of the component based on the image obtained by imaging,
wherein the electronic control device detects a plurality of positions of lower edges including a lowermost end position of the component from the image, detects a suction angle of the component sucked by the suction nozzle based on a plurality of detection positions including the lowermost end position, and determines the suction posture of the component based on the suction angle,
wherein the component has a short side in a height direction and a long side in a lateral direction with one corner portion interposed therebetween in a side view, and
wherein the electronic control device detects the position of the lower edge of the component at predetermined intervals to a left side, detects the position of the lower edge of the component at predetermined intervals to a right side using the lowermost end position as a reference, and sets the position of the lower edge of a side with larger detection number of the left side and the right side and the lowermost end position as the plurality of detection positions.

US Pat. No. 10,932,400

HEADER PANEL ASSEMBLY FOR PREVENTING AIR CIRCULATION ABOVE ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT ENCLOSURE

Chatsworth Products, Inc....

1. A hot/cold aisle air containment system, comprising:a frame structure adapted to be at least partially covered by one or more panels to define an interior space, the frame structure including at least one horizontal member;
at least one electronic equipment enclosure installed at least partially within the frame structure;
a header panel assembly installed between a top of the at least one electronic equipment enclosure and the at least one horizontal member of the frame structure, the header panel assembly including a pair of panels adjustably coupled to one another; and
a pair of fixed brackets independently mounted to the at least one horizontal member, the pair of panels being adjustably coupled to the pair of fixed brackets;
wherein a first of the pair of panels is adjustable horizontally relative to a second of the pair of panels, and wherein the pair of panels, together, is adjustable vertically relative to the pair of fixed brackets such that the header panel assembly is adapted to prevent circulation of air above the at least one electronic equipment enclosure.

US Pat. No. 10,932,399

ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELDING MATERIAL AND METHODS OF FORMATION

THE BOEING COMPANY, Chic...

1. A method of forming an electromagnetic shielding material, the method comprising:applying a magnetic field to a precursor material that comprises first ferromagnetic particles embedded within a first portion of a matrix material and second ferromagnetic particles embedded within a second portion of the matrix material, thereby causing the first ferromagnetic particles and the second ferromagnetic particles to move such that longitudinal axes of the first ferromagnetic particles and the second ferromagnetic particles become more aligned with the magnetic field;
thereafter forcing the first portion of the matrix material through a filter, thereby moving the first ferromagnetic particles from the first portion of the matrix material into the second portion of the matrix material; and
curing the second portion of the matrix material to form the electromagnetic shielding material.

US Pat. No. 10,932,356

ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT

Sony Interactive Entertai...

1. Electronic equipment comprising:a printed board having a front surface on which a ground pattern is formed; and
a shield member being formed of a conductive material defining a plate having first and second spaced apart surfaces, and being disposed such that the first surface is in opposition to the front surface of the printed board, wherein:
the shield member has one or more strip-shaped regions, each of which is opposed to the ground pattern of the printed board, protrudes toward and electrically contacts the ground pattern of the printed board,
a given one of the one or more strip-shaped regions includes a plurality of screw holes that extend between the first and second spaced apart surfaces of the plate, and the given one of the one or more strip-shaped regions is fastened to the printed board by a plurality of screws, each of which pass through a respective one of the plurality of screw holes in a direction from the second surface of the plate, through the plate, and away from the first surface of the plate toward the printed board, and
at least one of the shield member and the ground pattern of the printed circuit board includes at most two protruding parts that are located between any two adjacent screw holes among the plurality of screw holes, the at most two protruding parts project from the at least one of the first surface of the plate toward the printed board, and the ground pattern of the printed circuit board toward the shield member, and causes the given one of the one or more strip-shaped regions and the ground pattern to electrically contact each other at a portion of the ground pattern of the printed board having no screw holes,
wherein the at most two protruding parts are formed at respective positions in such a manner as to sandwich a place at which the ground pattern is divided.

US Pat. No. 10,932,281

DYNAMIC SCHEDULING METHOD FOR GUARANTEEING QUALITY OF SERVICE DEPENDING ON NETWORK TRANSMISSION TRAFFIC IN LARGE-SCALE IOT ENVIRONMENT AND SYSTEM USING THE SAME

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMU...

1. A dynamic scheduling method for guaranteeing Quality of Service (QoS) depending on network transmission traffic, comprising:assigning communication channels to respective nodes based on Identifications (IDs) of parent nodes corresponding to the respective nodes;
determining priorities for assignment of time slots to the respective nodes in each quarter based on data traffic volumes corresponding to the respective nodes, a frame length being divided into a plurality of quarters, each quarter including multiple time slots; and
assigning time slots to the respective nodes in each quarter depending on the determined priorities for assignment of the time slots,
wherein the dynamic scheduling method further comprises:
assigning communication channels to the respective nodes so as to receive an Enhanced Beacon (EB) message in a quarter assigned to the EB message, separate from existing quarters in which data is transmitted; and
allowing each of the nodes to receive an EB message from a parent node corresponding thereto through the assigned communication channel,
wherein assigning the time slots comprises sequentially determining, for a target node, whether a communication collision occurs in multiple time slots from a first time slot in a target quarter, and assigning an earliest time slot in which a communication collision does not occur to the target node, and
wherein the dynamic scheduling method further comprises:
when two or more target nodes interfere with each other using an identical channel in an identical time slot in an identical target quarter, changing and assigning one or more of communication channels and time slots that are assigned to the interfering target nodes.

US Pat. No. 10,932,233

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MONITORING CONTROL CHANNEL IN MULTICARRIER SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for monitoring a downlink control channel, the method performed by a user equipment (UE) configured with multiple carriers and comprising:receiving a radio resource control (RRC) signal including (i) first information regarding a first carrier in which the downlink control channel is to be monitored and (ii) second information regarding a second carrier for which scheduling is performed by the downlink control channel that is monitored on the first carrier;
determining a plurality of UE-specific search spaces for monitoring the downlink control channel on the first carrier;
monitoring the downlink control channel within the plurality of UE-specific search spaces of the first carrier indicated by the first information of the RRC signal; and
receiving downlink control information (DCI) through the downlink control channel on the first carrier, wherein the DCI includes scheduling information for a downlink channel or an uplink channel that is scheduled on the second carrier,
wherein the second information includes a carrier indicator which is a UE-specific index that indicates the second carrier, among the multiple carriers,
wherein each of the plurality of the UE-specific search spaces includes, respectively, a plurality of control channel elements (CCEs), and
wherein the plurality of CCEs for each of the plurality of the UE-specific search spaces are determined based on the carrier indicator determined from the second information of the RRC signal.

US Pat. No. 10,932,397

POWER CONVERSION DEVICE

DENSO CORPORATION, Kariy...

1. A power conversion device comprising:a layered body comprising semiconductor modules each incorporating switching elements and cooling pipes cooling the semiconductor modules, the semiconductor modules and the cooling pipes being layered;
a capacitor smoothing a DC voltage applied to each of the semiconductor modules; and
a current sensor measuring a current flowing through each of the switching elements, wherein
the semiconductor modules include upper-arm semiconductor modules disposed on an upper arm side and lower-arm semiconductor modules disposed on a lower arm side, the upper-arm semiconductor modules and the lower-arm semiconductor modules being alternately layered in a layering direction of the layered body,
each of the semiconductor modules includes a body portion incorporating the switching elements and a plurality of power terminals protruding from the body portion, and
the capacitor is disposed on one side of the layered body and the current sensor is disposed on an opposite side of the layered body, in an orthogonal direction orthogonal to both a protruding direction of the power terminals and the layering direction, and
each of the semiconductor modules includes, as the power terminals, two collector terminals connected to a collector electrode of the switching element and one emitter terminal connected to an emitter electrode of the switching element, and the emitter terminal is disposed between the two collector terminals in the orthogonal direction.

US Pat. No. 10,932,395

THERMAL MANAGEMENT DEVICE FOR USE ON ELECTRONICS IN A TRANSPORTATION VEHICLE

GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPER...

1. A thermal management device for dissipating heat from an electrical component, the thermal management device comprising:a volume of working fluid configured to change from a liquid state to a vapor state in response to being heated by the electrical component; and
a working fluid chamber configured to move the working fluid, the working fluid chamber including:
an impermeable outer portion; and
a porous inner portion integrally formed with and connected to the impermeable outer portion, the porous inner portion configured to move the working fluid when in the liquid state toward the electrical component,
wherein
the impermeable outer portion is made of a first material and the porous inner portion is made of a second material, the first material different from the second material, and
at least one of
the working fluid chamber radiates outward from a circular center portion,
the working fluid chamber comprises a rib extending outward from the working fluid chamber to stiffen the working fluid chamber, or
the working fluid chamber is integrally formed with a cover of a housing of the electrical component.

US Pat. No. 10,932,393

TORSIONAL HEAT PIPE

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A torsional heat pipe comprising:a first housing static portion located in a first housing of an electronic device, wherein the first housing static portion is coupled to a heat source;
a second housing static portion located in a second housing of the electronic device, wherein the second housing static portion has a first end and a second end wherein the first end, wherein the first end of the second housing static portion is coupled to a heat spreader;
a torsion portion located in a hinge of the electronic device, wherein the hinge rotatably couples the first housing to the second housing, wherein the torsion portion couples the first housing static portion to the second housing static portion; and
a flexible cover over the torsion portion, wherein the flexible cover has a first flared end that extends over a portion of the first housing static portion and a second flared end that extends over a portion of the second housing static portion, wherein the flexible cover, the first flared end, and the second flared end are made from an elastomer.

US Pat. No. 10,932,391

LIQUID-COOLING HEAT EXCHANGE APPARATUS

COOLER MASTER CO., LTD., ...

1. A liquid cooling heat exchange apparatus configured to be flow through by a cooling liquid and comprising:a water block set comprising:
a heat transfer surface configured to exchange heat with the cooling liquid;
an inlet; wherein the cooling liquid flows into the water block set via the inlet of the water block set and then passes through the heat transfer surface; and
an outlet; wherein the cooling liquid flows out of the water block set via the outlet of the water block set; and
a liquid pump module securely mounted on the water block set and comprising:
a flow-directing containment area securely mounted on the water block set and comprising a flow-directing containment area body forming:
a plurality of flow-directing containment recesses being on a surface, facing the water block set, of the flow-directing containment area body and concaved away from the water block set;
a cooling liquid outlet communicating with the outlet of the water block set; and
a cooling liquid inlet;
a plurality of pumps corresponding to the flow-directing containment recesses in location respectively; each one of the pumps comprising an impeller in a respective one of the flow-directing containment recesses; and
a flow-directing containment plate disposed between the impellers of the pumps and the water block set and covering the flow-directing containment recesses; the flow-directing containment plate comprising:
an inlet channel on a surface, facing the water block set, of the flow-directing containment plate; the cooling liquid inlet of the flow-directing containment area body communicating with at least one of the flow-directing containment recesses via the inlet channel; and
at least one outlet channel on the surface, facing the water block set, of the flow-directing containment plate; the flow-directing containment recesses communicating with the inlet of the water block set via the at least one outlet channel,
wherein:
the at least one outlet channel of the flow-directing containment plate includes multiple outlet channels, and
each of the flow-directing containment recesses communicate with the inlet of the water block set via one of the multiple outlet channels.

US Pat. No. 10,932,390

IMMERSION TANK AND IMMERSION COOLING DEVICE

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. An immersion tank comprising:a tank main body configured to store a coolant;
at least one first air bag that is provided in the tank main body, that is coupled to a bottom portion of the tank main body, that is able to be inflated toward an upper portion of the tank main body, and that is able to be deflated, from an inflated state thereof, toward the bottom portion;
a guide member that is provided outside the at least one first air bag in the tank main body and that is configured to guide the at least one first air bag during the inflation and the deflation of the at least one first air bag; and
a support unit that is provided in the at least one first air bag and that is configured to support the at least one first air bag against a pressure of the coolant,
the at least one first air bag and the guide member are provided at a location where an electronic device to be immersed in the coolant is to be installed in the tank main body,
the at least one first air bag is deflated from the inflated state thereof when the electronic device is installed, and
the guide member ascends as the at least one first air bag is inflated, and the guide member descends as the at least one first air bag is deflated.

US Pat. No. 10,932,389

FRAME MEMBER ATTACHED TO MOBILE TERMINAL, OPERATION DEVICE FOR MACHINE INCLUDING FRAME MEMBER, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR MOBILE TERMINAL

FANUC CORPORATION, Yaman...

1. A frame member for a mobile terminal, the frame member configured to be attached to the mobile terminal including a display of touch panel type, whereinthe frame member is formed in contact with at least a part of an outer edge of the mobile terminal along a circumferential direction of the outer edge of the mobile terminal, and has a front surface on the same side as a screen of the display, a rear surface on the opposite side from the front surface, an inner surface in contact with the mobile terminal, and an outer surface on the opposite side from the inner surface,
a structure part being perceivable with a finger touch is formed on at least one of the front surface, the inner surface, and the outer surface, the structure part being formed at a position corresponding to a predetermined image displayed on the display,
the structure part is constituted by at least one of a protrusion part formed on the front surface, a recess part formed on the front surface, a protrusion part formed on the outer surface, a recess part formed on the outer surface, a protrusion part projecting inward from the inner surface, and a recess part formed on the inner surface, and
the frame member is configured to be removable from the mobile terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,932,388

PLUGGABLE POWER DISTRIBUTION UNITS FOR MODULAR EDGE POWER SYSTEMS

ABB Power Electronics Inc...

12. A modular edge power system comprising:a cabinet housing;
a rack inside of the cabinet housing, wherein the rack is adapted to mount a plurality of compute devices;
a direct current power bus within the cabinet housing; and
a power distribution unit removably coupled to the direct current power bus and removably coupled to one or more of the compute devices in the rack, wherein the power distribution unit is configured to convert a first electrical power level received from the direct current power bus to a second electrical power level delivered to the one or more of the compute devices, and wherein the power distribution unit is positioned within the cabinet housing and outside of the rack.

US Pat. No. 10,932,386

ELECTRONIC MODULE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME

DYCONEX AG, Bassersdorf ...

1. An electronic module on a flexible planar circuit substrate comprising:a conductor configuration on a first substrate surface and a plurality of electronic components on an opposite, second substrate surface, wherein the components have component contacts, which are electrically connected selectively by way of vias in the circuit substrate and the conductor configuration,
wherein the circuit substrate is a thermoplastic polymer which allows the component contacts to be melted or thermally pressed into the second substrate surface in the region of the vias,
the electronic module further comprising a thermoplastic protective film encapsulating at least one of the components, at least on the second substrate surface.

US Pat. No. 10,932,385

MEDIA WALL

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A media wall comprising:a frame structure comprising a mounting cell;
an electronic appliance disposed in the mounting cell;
a drive roller arranged above the mounting cell;
a screen wound around the drive roller by half a turn, the screen comprising a first region positioned in front of a front side of the electronic appliance and a second region positioned behind a rear side of the electronic appliance, wherein a sum of areas of the first region and the second region is constant as an area of the entire screen;
a motor configured to provide rotational force to the drive roller to vary the area of the first region of the screen; and
a protruding frame introduced into and drawn out of the mounting cell in a back-and-forth direction perpendicular to a surface of the first or second regions,
wherein, when the screen is in a first state, the first region is widened to cover the front side of the electronic appliance, and the protruding frame protrudes forward and contacts an inner surface of the first region of the screen, and
wherein, when the screen is in a second state, the first region is narrowed to expose the front side of the electronic appliance, and the protruding frame retreats rearward and is spaced apart from the first region and contacts an inner surface of the second region.

US Pat. No. 10,932,384

COVER WINDOW AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....

1. A cover window comprising:a transparent base layer comprising a speaker opening;
a first print layer disposed on a surface of the transparent base layer;
a protective member disposed on the first print layer; and
a mesh structure comprising a mesh pattern and a ground part connected to the mesh pattern,
wherein the mesh pattern of the mesh structure is inserted into the speaker opening, the ground part of the mesh structure is disposed outside the speaker opening, and the protective member comprises a protective film part disposed between the first print layer and the ground part.

US Pat. No. 10,932,383

DEVICE SLED EXTENSION LIMIT LATCH

Facebook, Inc., Menlo Pa...

1. A device sled comprising:a sled chassis extending between a front sled portion and a rear sled portion and having a bottom wall and a sidewall, the sled chassis movable within a cubby chassis between a stowed position and an extended position; and
a latch arm comprising:
a proximal end portion movably coupled to the sidewall of the sled chassis proximate the rear sled portion; and
a latch member extending from the latch arm;
wherein the latch arm is movable between a latched position where the latch member is positioned to engage a latch feature formed in a top panel of the cubby chassis when the sled chassis is in the extended position thereby preventing removal of the sled chassis from the cubby chassis, and an unlatched position where the latch member is disengaged from the latch feature of the cubby chassis when the sled chassis is in the stowed position.

US Pat. No. 10,932,382

COLD WORKED METAL HOUSING FOR A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

1. A mobile phone comprising:a screen that defines a front surface of the mobile phone; and
a case at least partially enclosing the screen and comprising:
an upper housing structure surrounding the screen and attaching the screen to the case, the upper housing structure defining a first curved portion of a sidewall of the case; and
a bottom housing structure attached to the upper housing structure and defining a second curved portion of the sidewall of the case and a back surface of the case, the first and second curved portions forming a continuous curved surface that extends around a substantial entirety of a periphery of the case.

US Pat. No. 10,932,381

DISPLAY PANEL SUPPORT FRAME AND DISPLAY DEVICE

WUHAN CHINA STAR OPTOELEC...

1. A display panel support frame, comprising a first support frame, a second support frame, a third support frame, and at least two connecting members;wherein one side of the third support frame is rotatably connected to the first support frame, and another side of the third support frame is rotatably connected to the second support frame;
wherein the first support frame and the second support frame have a same structure, and each comprises a support plate disposed thereon; and
wherein one of the connecting members makes the support plate on the first support frame slidably connect to the third support frame, and another connecting member makes the support plate on the second support frame slidably connects to the third support frame.

US Pat. No. 10,932,380

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DISPLAY INTEGRATION

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. A visual display system for securing a pane of cover glass to a chassis, the system comprising:a first connection device configured to selectively connect the pane of cover glass to the chassis, the first connection device including,
a first bracket directly connected to the pane of cover glass, the first bracket having a base and a post, the first bracket having an opening;
a second bracket connected to the chassis, the second bracket having a base and a post, the second bracket having an opening therethrough;
a compressible member positioned between and contacting at least a portion of the first bracket and at least a portion of the second bracket, wherein the compressible member applies an outwardly expansive force against the first bracket and the second bracket; and
a pin positioned within the opening in the first bracket and within the opening in the second bracket to limit movement of the first bracket and second bracket relative to one another in at least one direction; and
a second connection device configured to selectively connect the pane of cover glass to the chassis, the second connection device including:
a first bracket fixed relative to the pane of cover glass, the first bracket having an opening therethrough;
a second bracket fixed relative to the chassis, the second bracket having an opening therethrough; and
a pin positioned within the opening in the first bracket and within the opening in the second bracket to limit movement of the first bracket and second bracket relative to one another in at least one direction.

US Pat. No. 10,932,379

FURNITURE MEMBER HAVING CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY

La-Z-Boy Incorporated, M...

1. A furniture member comprising:a base frame;
a seat assembly supported by the base frame;
a motor operable to drive at least one component of the seat assembly; and
a circuit board assembly including a circuit board and an enclosure, wherein the circuit board is housed within the enclosure and is in communication with the motor, wherein the enclosure includes a body, a first clip attached to the body, and a second clip attached to the body, and wherein the first and second clips are resiliently flexible and removably engage a beam of the seat assembly,
wherein each of the first and second clips includes a fixed end and a free end, wherein the fixed ends are integrally formed with the body, wherein the free ends are movable relative to the body and the fixed ends, and
wherein the enclosure includes a flexible tab disposed between the first and second clips, and wherein the flexible tab includes a free end that is movable into an aperture formed in the body.

US Pat. No. 10,932,378

CONNECTOR HAVING PINS EXTENDING TO MORE THAN ONE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD

Vitesco Technologies USA,...

1. An electronics device, comprising:a first printed circuit board having a plurality of through-holes;
a second printed circuit board having a plurality of through-holes;
a housing in which the first and second printed circuit boards are disposed, the first printed circuit board disposed above the second printed circuit board in the housing;
a connector attached to the housing and including a plurality of pins comprising first pins and a plurality of second pins, a length of the first pins being greater than a length of the second pins,
wherein each of the first pins extends through one of the through-holes of the first printed circuit board and one of the through-holes of the second printed circuit board and thereby makes an electrical connection with the first and second printed circuit boards, and each of the second pins only extends through one of the through-holes of the second printed circuit board and thereby makes an electrical connection with the second printed circuit board.

US Pat. No. 10,932,377

HOUSING FOR ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS AND METHOD FOR CONNECTING A HOUSING BODY TO A HOUSING COVER

Vitesco Technologies Germ...

1. A housing for electrical components, the housing comprising:a housing body including a base plate in which components are arranged thereon;
a housing cover fastened to the base plate by way of crimping lugs, the crimping lugs are bent over such that the housing cover is connected to the housing body in an interlocking manner, wherein an edge region of the base plate projects beyond a support surface of the housing body on which bent-over crimping lugs are supported; and
an additional structural part extending from the housing body and the base plate,
wherein some of the crimping lugs comprise elongated crimping lugs, the elongated crimping lugs having a length that is greater than a length of the crimping lugs which are not elongated crimping lugs, the elongated crimping lugs partially surround a horizontal body surface of the additional structural part and are bent so as to be supported on the horizontal body surface such that the housing cover is connected to the additional structural part in an interlocking manner,
wherein the crimping lugs, including the elongated crimping lugs, are arranged on outer sides of and extend from the housing cover,
wherein the horizontal body surface of the additional structural part is part of a base portion thereof, and
wherein the additional structural part comprises a plug or socket disposed on the horizontal body surface of the base portion.

US Pat. No. 10,932,376

DISPLAY DEVICE

SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD....

1. A display device comprising:a display module; and
a cover member disposed below the display module,
wherein the cover member comprises:
a first upper plate disposed below the display module;
a second upper plate disposed below the display module and spaced a first distance apart from the first upper plate in a first direction;
a first attachment layer attached to a bottom surface of the first upper plate;
a second attachment layer attached to a bottom surface of the second upper plate and spaced a second distance, which is greater than the first distance, apart from the first attachment layer in the first direction;
a first lower plate attached to a bottom surface of the first attachment layer; and
a second lower plate attached to a bottom surface of the second attachment layer.

US Pat. No. 10,932,375

DISPLAY DEVICE

SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD....

1. A display device, comprising:a display panel configured to display an image; and
a winder configured to be connected with a first end portion of the display panel,
wherein the winder includes a cut-out groove in which the first end portion of the display panel is inserted and fixed,
wherein the cut-out groove includes a first exposed surface and a second exposed surface facing each other, the first exposed surface is curved, and the second exposed surface is curved,
wherein the first exposed surface includes a first curved surface convexly protruded in a first direction, and a second curved surface that is adjacent to the first curved surface and is concavely protruded in a second direction, and
wherein the first end portion of the display panel is sandwiched between the first exposed surface and the second exposed surface, wherein a first surface of the first end portion contacts the first exposed surface and a second surface of the first end portion opposite to the first surface contacts the second exposed surface.

US Pat. No. 10,932,374

3-D FLEX CIRCUIT FORMING

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A process for deforming a flex circuit using a fixture assembly comprising a base plate having a recess, a wrinkle reducer plate, a stiffening block and a punch, the process comprising:heating the fixture assembly to a predetermined temperature;
applying a force to the punch causing the punch to contact the flex circuit, and deforming the flex circuit into the recess in the base plate;
holding the punch in contact with the flex circuit for a predetermined amount of time while heating the fixture assembly at the predetermined temperature;
cooling the fixture assembly to a second predetermined temperature with the punch in contact with the flex circuit;
subsequent to the fixture assembly reaching the second predetermined temperature, removing the force of the punch; and
removing the flex circuit from the fixture assembly, the flex circuit having a recessed portion resulting from deforming the flex circuit into the recess in the base plate and a flat portion surrounding the recessed portion.

US Pat. No. 10,932,373

CIRCUIT BOARD, ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT DEVICE, AND PRODUCTION METHOD OF CIRCUIT BOARD

STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD...

1. A method of producing a circuit board, comprising:a first step of filling a through-hole, from one surface of a substrate having the through-hole, with a first conductive paste comprising conductive particles dispersed in a solvent;
a second step of forming a first conductive part having a portion inserted in the through-hole, a diameter of the portion being smaller than a diameter of the through-hole, by heating the first conductive paste to contract the first conductive paste and sinter the conductive particles therein;
a third step of filling a gap between an inner surface of the through-hole and the first conductive part, with a second conductive paste comprising conductive particles dispersed in a solvent, from the other surface of the substrate; and
a fourth step of forming a second conductive part filling the gap between the inner surface of the through-hole and the first conductive part, by heating the second conductive paste to contract the second conductive paste and sinter the conductive particles therein,
wherein in the second step and the fourth step, the first conductive paste and the second conductive paste are heated by irradiation of electromagnetic waves.

US Pat. No. 10,932,372

FLUID DISCHARGE DEVICE

SENJU METAL INDUSTRY CO.,...

1. A solder bump forming device for forming a solder bump by applying molten solder into a mask on a circular silicon wafer of an electronic component, the solder bump forming device comprising:a head unit including a tank capable of storing the molten solder, and a discharge head, wherein
the head unit has a longitudinal width shorter than a diameter of the silicon wafer,
the discharge head has a discharge nozzle for discharging the molten solder, and a suction port formed in a vicinity of the discharge nozzle on both sides of the discharge nozzle and having an opening portion having a slit shape, and the suction port being configured to suction a substance in the mask on the silicon wafer,
the discharge head is configured to move above the mask so as to discharge the molten solder from the discharge nozzle after decompressing air in an opening portion of the mask by suctioning the substance thorough the suction port, and
a heater is provided at a lower end of the discharge nozzle,
wherein the substance in the mask includes solder that has been previously discharged from the discharge nozzle, and the heater is positioned and configured to heat the previously discharged solder, which is present outside the discharge head in the mask, via the discharge head for suctioning the previously discharged solder as molten solder through the suction port.

US Pat. No. 10,932,371

BOTTOM-UP ELECTROLYTIC VIA PLATING METHOD

Corning Incorporated, Co...

1. A method for producing a glass substrate having one or more through-vias, comprising:obtaining a first substrate having a surface;
obtaining a second substrate comprising glass having a first surface, a second surface, and a through-via extending from the first surface to the second surface;
applying a seed layer on the surface of the first substrate;
depositing a plasma polymerized film on either the seed layer or the second substrate to form a plasma treated surface modification layer on the seed layer or the second substrate;
bonding the second substrate to the first substrate with the plasma treated surface modification layer to create an assembly such that an adhesion energy between the first and second substrates is in a range from about 50 mJ/m2 to about 2,000 mJ/m2, wherein the seed layer and the plasma treated surface modification layer are disposed between the first and second substrates, and the plasma treated surface modification layer provides a temporary bond between the seed layer and the second substrate;
removing a portion of the plasma treated surface modification layer that extends across an opening of the through-via to expose the seed layer by exposing the plasma treated surface modification layer to an oxygen plasma;
applying conductive material to the through-via; and
mechanically removing the second substrate from the assembly after applying the conductive material to the through-via, such that the plasma treated surface modification layer is left behind on the seed layer or the second substrate.

US Pat. No. 10,932,370

METAL SUBLAYER SENSING IN MULTI-LAYER WORKPIECE HOLE DRILLING

DRILLIANT LTD, Kiryat On...

1. A system comprising:a source of electromagnetic radiation configured to transmit a measurement pulse in open air to a workpiece, the pulse having at least one wavelength with higher energy than a work-function of a metal layer of the workpiece, and giving rise to electrically charged molecules deriving from interactions of air molecules with free electrons that were emitted by the metal layer in the workpiece, the quantity of free electrons emitted being dependent on the extent of exposure of the metal of the workpiece;
an anode;
a resettable electric charge sensor (ECS), operably connected to the anode the ECS being configured to, subsequent to an ECS activation, accumulate electric charge derivative of charged molecules received at the anode;
a control unit, operably connected to the ECS, and configured to:
a) activate the ECS in accordance with:
a time of initiation of a measurement pulse, and
a first molecule delay adjustment;
b) receive, from the ECS, at least one value indicative of an amount of charge accumulated since ECS activation, the receiving being in accordance with:
a time of cessation of the measurement pulse, and
a second molecule delay adjustment,
c) determine, from the at least one value, a second value indicative of a quantity of charged molecules received at the anode that were derivative of electrons emitted by the workpiece responsive to a measurement pulse;
d) perform at least one of:
i) identifying at least one of: exposure or disappearance of the metal layer in accordance with, at least, the second value, and
ii) controlling drilling in accordance with, at least, the second value.

US Pat. No. 10,932,369

DISPLAY DEVICE

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....

1. A display device comprising:a window;
an input sensing panel disposed on a bottom surface of the window;
a first connection circuit board connected to a top surface of the input sensing panel;
a second connection circuit board connected to a bottom surface of the input sensing panel;
an optical sheet disposed below the input sensing panel;
a display panel disposed below the optical sheet, the display panel comprising a first non-bending area overlapping the optical sheet, a bending area that is bent from the first non-bending area, and a second non-bending area that extends from the bending area and faces the first non-bending area;
a stress control film coupled to a top surface of the display panel, the stress control film overlapping the bending area, a partial area of the first non-bending area extending from the bending area, and a partial area of the second non-bending area extending from the bending area; and
a first adhesive member bonding the optical sheet to the input sensing panel,
wherein, on a plane, the first adhesive member comprises:
an inner portion overlapping the optical sheet; and
an outer portion extending from the inner portion toward an outside to non-overlap the optical sheet, and overlapping the stress control film, and
a first portion of an edge of the first adhesive member defines a recessed area, which is recessed toward a center area of the inner portion, so that a partial area of the optical sheet is exposed.

US Pat. No. 10,932,367

CHIP RESISTOR, METHOD OF PRODUCING CHIP RESISTOR AND CHIP RESISTOR PACKAGING STRUCTURE

ROHM CO., LTD., Kyoto (J...

1. A chip resistor comprising:a first electrode;
a second electrode spaced apart from the first electrode in a first direction; and
a resistor portion bonded to the first electrode and the second electrode,
wherein the resistor portion extends along a plane spreading in the first direction and a second direction crossing the first direction,
the resistor portion is smaller in size measured in a third direction perpendicular to the first direction and the second direction than each of the first electrode and the second electrode,
each of the first electrode and the second electrode comprises a flat upper surface that spreads in the first direction and the second direction, the flat upper surface including, as viewed in the third direction, a first straight edge extending in the first direction, a second straight edge extending in the second direction, and a curved edge connecting the first straight edge and the second straight edge to each other.

US Pat. No. 10,932,366

LOW PROFILE PACKAGING AND ASSEMBLY OF A POWER CONVERSION SYSTEM IN MODULAR FORM

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

18. A power conversion system comprising:a system printed circuit board comprising a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface, wherein a cavity is defined through the system printed circuit board and extending from the first surface of the system printed circuit board; and
a power conversion module comprising:
an embedded power substrate,
a magnetic component disposed on a first surface of the embedded power substrate and extending within the cavity defined within the system printed circuit board.

US Pat. No. 10,932,365

FLEXIBLE WIRING BOARD AND DISPLAY DEVICE

JOLED INC., Tokyo (JP)

1. A flexible wiring board, comprising:an insulating substrate which is flexible;
a plurality of first conductive terminals disposed along an edge of the insulating substrate;
a plurality of second conductive terminals disposed along the edge of the insulating substrate; and
a single conductive no-connection (NC) terminal disposed on the edge of the insulating substrate between the plurality of first terminals and the plurality of second terminals, wherein
the plurality of first terminals, the NC terminal, and the plurality of second terminals are arranged at a uniform pitch in an arranging direction that is a direction in which the edge extends,
a width of the NC terminal in the arranging direction is smaller than a width of each of the plurality of first terminals in the arranging direction and a width of each of the plurality of second terminals in the arranging direction,
a first voltage is applied to the plurality of first terminals,
a second voltage that is different from the first voltage is applied to the plurality of second terminals, and
the NC terminal is maintained in a floating state.

US Pat. No. 10,932,364

TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE FILM

Canatu Oy, Helsinki (FI)...

1. A transparent conductive film having an observation region, wherein the transparent conductive film comprises:at least one transparent base film having a first side and a second side, which is opposite to the first side;
provided on the at least one transparent base film, in the observation region
a first transparent layer comprising transparent conductor material being patterned to have a first pattern of first electrodes and optionally at least one first passive gap area separated from the first pattern of first electrodes, and
a second transparent layer comprising transparent conductor material being patterned to have a second pattern of second electrodes and optionally at least one second passive gap area separated from the second pattern of second electrodes;
wherein the first transparent layer and the second transparent layer are arranged one on the other in a vertical direction such that the transparent conductor material of the first transparent layer and the transparent conductor material of the second transparent layer form
at least one intersection area where the transparent conductor material of the first transparent layer and the transparent conductor material of the second transparent layer appear to at least partly overlap when viewed from an essentially perpendicular direction to the first side or the second side of the at least one transparent base film, and
at least one non-overlapping area where the transparent conductor material of the first transparent layer and the transparent conductor material of the second transparent layer do not appear to overlap; and
wherein the coverage of the transparent conductor material of at least one of the first transparent layer or the second transparent layer, at the at least one intersection area, is reduced to be lower than the coverage of the transparent conductor material of the first transparent layer or the second transparent layer at the at least one non-overlapping area where the transparent conductor material of the first transparent layer and the transparent conductor material of the second transparent layer do not appear to overlap, such that the total percentage of visible light transmitted through the transparent conductor material of the first transparent layer and the second transparent layer is substantially the same over the observation region.

US Pat. No. 10,932,363

GLASS FIBER COATINGS FOR IMPROVED RESISTANCE TO CONDUCTIVE ANODIC FILAMENT FORMATION

International Business Ma...

1. A pre-impregnated (prepreg) material formed by a process comprising:dissolving a base resin material, a lubricant material, and a coupling agent in a solvent to form a functionalized sizing agent solution, wherein the base resin material includes include poly(2,6-dimethylphenylene oxide) with vinyl benzyl end groups (PPOVB), triallylisocyanurate (TAIC), and one or more peroxide initiators, wherein the lubricant material includes one or more amine salts of fatty acids, and wherein the coupling agent includes a silane coupling agent;
applying the functionalized sizing agent solution to individual glass fibers following a glass fiber formation process;
removing the solvent via a thermal process that partially converts the base resin material, resulting in formation of coated glass fibers having a flowable resin coating that is compatible with a polyphenylene oxide (PPO)-based pre-impregnated (prepreg) matrix material;
weaving the coated glass fibers to form a woven glass cloth having the flowable resin coating; and
utilizing the PPO-based prepreg matrix material and the woven glass cloth having the flowable resin coating to form a prepreg material,
wherein, during one or more printed circuit board manufacturing operations, the flowable resin coating flows to fill voids between the individual glass fibers that represent conductive anodic filament (CAF) formation pathways.

US Pat. No. 10,932,362

CIRCUIT BOARD

LG INNOTEK CO., LTD., Se...

1. A circuit board comprising:a first metal layer;
an insulating layer disposed on the first metal layer and including particles in which a boron nitride agglomerate is coated with a resin; and
a second metal layer disposed on the insulating layer,
wherein at least a portion of one surface of both surfaces of the first metal layer, on which the insulating layer is disposed, is in contact with one surface of the insulating layer,
at least a portion of one surface of both surfaces of the second metal layer, on which the insulating layer is disposed, is in contact with the other surface of the insulating layer,
a plurality of grooves are formed in the one surfaces of the both surfaces of at least one of the first metal layer and the second metal layer, on which the insulating layer is disposed,
at least a portion of each of the particles is disposed in at least a portion of each of the plurality of grooves,
a width (W) of at least one of the plurality of grooves is 1 to 1.8 times a D50 of the particles, and
a ratio (D/W) of a depth (D) to the width (W) of the at least one of the plurality of grooves ranges from 0.2 to 0.3.

US Pat. No. 10,932,361

CIRCUIT BOARD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Industrial Technology Res...

1. A circuit board, comprising:a substrate, having a plurality of first slots, wherein each of the first slots extends along a first axis, and a length of each of the first slots along the first axis is greater than lengths of each of the first slots in other directions;
at least one circuit structure, disposed on the substrate and comprising a plurality of arc segments and a plurality of extending segments, wherein each of the arc segments is connected between two of the extending segments such that the at least one circuit structure is circuitous, the at least one circuit structure and each of the first slots have an interval therebetween such that each of the first slots and a part of a surface of the substrate are exposed by the at least one circuit structure, each of the first slots is located between adjacent two extending segments of the extending segments, and the first axis of each of the first slots passes through a corresponding arc segment of the arc segments; and
at least one further circuit structure disposed on the substrate, wherein the first slots continuously extends between the at least one circuit structure and the at least one further circuit structure.

US Pat. No. 10,932,360

FLEXIBLE SENSOR TECHNOLOGY

UT-BATTELLE, LLC, Oak Ri...

1. A method a fabricating an electrical circuit, comprising:printing a first thin-film having an electronic conductivity of less than a millionth of a siemens/m;
printing a permalloy directly onto the first thin-film having a magnetic permeability greater than a predetermined level having a thickness within a range of about 1 to 20 microns;
printing a second thin-film directly onto the permalloy to encapsulate the permalloy onto the first thin-film; and
printing a plurality of conductive traces directly onto a plurality of surfaces of the first-thin-film, the permalloy, and the second thin-film to render a current sensor.

US Pat. No. 10,932,359

CIRCUIT BOARD AND ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH THE SAME

OUPIIN ELECTRONIC (KUNSHA...

1. A circuit board, comprising a first line layer, a first insulating layer, a second line layer, an insulating substrate, a third line layer, a second insulating layer and a fourth line layer, which are stacked from top to bottom;the first line layer being provided with at least one first metal line, the second line layer being provided with at least one second metal line, and the first metal line and the second metal line constituting one first differential line pair;
the third line layer being provided with at least one third metal line, the fourth line layer being provided with at least one fourth metal line, and the third metal line and the fourth metal line constituting one second differential line pair;
wherein two metal lines constituting each differential line pair are arranged up and down and have different widths.

US Pat. No. 10,932,358

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES AND METHODS FOR ENHANCING SIGNAL INTEGRITY OF AN INTERFACE PROVIDED BY A SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

MediaTek Inc., Hsin-Chu ...

1. A semiconductor device, comprising:a substrate;
a die, mounted on the substrate; and
a plurality of conductive traces, routed on the substrate and connected to the die,
wherein the plurality of conductive traces at least comprise a plurality of first conductive traces and a plurality of second conductive traces, the plurality of second conductive traces being coupled to a predetermined voltage for providing a shielding pattern,
wherein the plurality of first conductive traces and the plurality of second conductive traces are disposed on the substrate in an at least partially interlaced pattern,
wherein the plurality of conductive traces are configured to provide an interface for interfacing with an external device which is configured in an exterior of the semiconductor device and the die is a controller device for controlling access to the external device, and wherein the die detects a type of the external device coupled to the die to determine whether to operate in a first mode or a second mode, configures the plurality of first conductive traces to perform bidirectional signal transmission when the die is configured to operate in the first mode and configures the plurality of first conductive traces to perform unidirectional signal transmission when the die is configured to operate in the second mode,
wherein the plurality of second conductive traces are coupled to a predetermined voltage for providing a shielding pattern when the die is configured to operate in the first mode and the second mode.

US Pat. No. 10,932,357

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

Sony Interactive Entertai...

1. An electronic apparatus comprising:a substrate for mounting circuit elements; and
a communication receptacle disposed on one edge constituting an outer periphery of the substrate, wherein a radiation current is generated on the substrate under the influence of the communication when another apparatus is connected to the electronic apparat us via the communication receptacle,
wherein a slit is formed in the substrate, with a starting point of the slit being a position between an end point on one side of the edge and a position where the communication receptacle is disposed,
wherein an electrical length of the slit is a length of one eighth to three eighths of a wavelength of a radiation current generated due to communication through the communication receptacle, and
wherein the slit has a meandering shape defining a winged U-shaped slit.

US Pat. No. 10,932,355

HIGH-CURRENT CONDUCTION COOLED SUPERCONDUCTING RADIO-FREQUENCY CRYOMODULE

JEFFERSON SCIENCE ASSOCIA...

1. A superconducting radio-frequency (SRF) cryomodule for accelerating an electron beam, comprising:a vacuum vessel;
an SRF cavity within said vacuum vessel;
a coaxial input power coupler extending through said vacuum vessel and connected to said SRF cavity;
a cryocooler having a cold head, said cold head connected to the SRF cavity;
a water-cooled beam pipe higher-order mode absorber for damping of high-order modes;
a thermal shield;
a magnetic shield;
an entrance beam tube and an exit beam tube;
said coaxial input power coupler including an outer conductor having an inner surface; and
said inner surface of said outer conductor of said power coupler includes a section with a layer of high-temperature superconductor.

US Pat. No. 10,932,353

ANTENNA FOR GENERATING PLASMA, AND PLASMA TREATMENT DEVICE AND ANTENNA STRUCTURE PROVIDED WITH ANTENNA FOR GENERATING PLASMA

NISSIN ELECTRIC CO., LTD....

1. An antenna through which a high-frequency current flows to generate plasma, comprising:at least two conductor elements, an insulation element that is arranged between mutually adjacent conductor elements and insulates the conductor elements, and a capacitance element connected electrically to and in series with the mutually adjacent conductor elements; wherein
the capacitance element comprises a first electrode electrically connected to one of the mutually adjacent conductor elements, a second electrode electrically connected to the other of the mutually adjacent conductor elements and disposed opposing the first electrode, and a dielectric body filling a space between the first electrode and the second electrode, and the dielectric body is a liquid,
the insulation element is formed into a tubular shape, and
the capacitance element is arranged inside the insulation element.

US Pat. No. 10,932,352

FLAT PAD STRUCTURE

CINOGY GMBH, Duderstadt ...

1. A planar contact arrangement for generating a dielectric barrier plasma, comprising:at least one planar electrode embedded in a planar dielectric material, wherein the at least one planar electrode is configured to be supplied with high-voltage signals, wherein the at least one planar electrode is shielded on all sides against an unobstructed current flow, wherein the at least one planar electrode has a width and extends in a longitudinal direction,
wherein the at least one planar electrode generates a plasma on an application side,
wherein the at least one planar electrode is adaptable in size, and
wherein the at least one planar electrode is constructed from multiple identically constructed sections arranged in the longitudinal direction, wherein each of the multiple identically constructed sections has a dielectric section and at least one electrode section,
wherein each of the at least one electrode section of each of the multiple identically constructed sections adjoin one another in the longitudinal direction and form an electrode arrangement extending over a length,
wherein at least one section of the multiple identically constructed sections is separable from an adjacent section of the at least one section of the multiple identically constructed sections at a separation line which extends transversely to the longitudinal direction so as to reduce a size of an application area in the longitudinal direction; and
an insulating component which covers the separation line on a remaining section of the electrode arrangement.

US Pat. No. 10,932,351

ELECTRODE ARRAY FOR A DIELECTRICALLY IMPEDED PLASMA TREATMENT

CINOGY, GMBH, Duderstadt...

1. An electrode arrangement for a dielectric barrier discharge plasma treatment of a surface of an electrically conductive body used as a counter-electrode, comprising:a flexible planar high voltage (hv) electrode;
a dielectric which is composed of a planar flexible material and which, with a layer preventing a direct current flow from the flexible planar hv electrode to the electrically conductive body, shields the flexible planar hv electrode from the surface to be treated,
wherein the dielectric, by way of a structure with projections, can rest on the surface to be treated,
wherein air spaces for the formation of the plasma are formed between the projections,
wherein the structure is formed as a lattice which has chambers forming the air spaces, and the chambers are closed off by the layer of the dielectric preventing the direct current flow and have a side which is open to the surface to be treated,
wherein the chambers are delimited by mutually adjoining walls, wherein each wall has a material thickness of between 0.1 and 1.0 mm and a height of 0.5 to 3 mm,
wherein the material thickness of each wall of the numerous walls makes up less than 20% of a greatest width of a chamber of the chambers,
wherein a contact face for bearing on the surface to be treated consists of end edges of the at least some of the mutually adjoining walls of the lattice formed by the structure, and
wherein the electrically conductive body is a dedicated counter-electrode that capacitively couples with the flexible planar hv electrode to produce the plasma.

US Pat. No. 10,932,350

EXTREME ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT GENERATION SYSTEM

Gigaphoton Inc., Tochigi...

1. An extreme ultraviolet light generation system comprising:a chamber;
a target generation unit configured to output a target toward a plasma generation region in the chamber; and
a laser system configured to generate a first pre-pulse laser beam, a second pre-pulse laser beam, a third pre-pulse laser beam, and a main pulse laser beam so that the target is irradiated with the first pre-pulse laser beam, the second pre-pulse laser beam, the third pre-pulse laser beam, and the main pulse laser beam in this order, the laser system including:
a first pre-pulse laser apparatus configured to generate the first pre-pulse laser beam and the second pre-pulse laser beam;
a second pre-pulse laser apparatus configured to generate the third pre-pulse laser beam; and
a main pulse laser apparatus configured to generate the main pulse laser beam.

US Pat. No. 10,932,348

LIGHT EMITTING DIODE LAMP UTILIZING RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION SIGNAL AND SYSTEM FOR THE SAME AND ADDRESS BURNING METHOD FOR THE SAME

SEMISILICON TECHNOLOGY CO...

1. A light emitting diode lamp comprising:a light emitting diode driving apparatus;
at least one light emitting diode electrically connected to the light emitting diode driving apparatus; and
a first contact,
wherein the light emitting diode driving apparatus comprises:
a radio frequency identification tag;
an address burning controller electrically connected to the radio frequency identification tag;
an address memory electrically connected to the address burning controller;
a light emitting diode driving circuit electrically connected to the at least one light emitting diode and the address burning controller;
a signal conversion unit electrically connected to the first contact;
an address and data identifier electrically connected to the signal conversion unit;
a logic controller electrically connected to the address and data identifier and the address memory;
a shift register electrically connected to the logic controller;
an output register electrically connected to the shift register and the light emitting diode driving circuit;
an address register electrically connected to the address and data identifier and the logic controller; and
an address comparator electrically connected to the logic controller, the address register and the address memory,
wherein the radio frequency identification tag is configured to wirelessly receive a radio frequency identification signal; the radio frequency identification tag is configured to convert the radio frequency identification signal into a local address signal; the radio frequency identification tag is configured to send the local address signal to the address burning controller; the address burning controller is configured to convert the local address signal into a local address data; the address burning controller is configured to burn the local address data into the address memory so the address memory is configured to store the local address data;
wherein the signal conversion unit is configured to receive a first signal through the first contact; the signal conversion unit is configured to convert the first signal into a second signal and is configured to send the second signal to the address and data identifier; the address and data identifier is configured to identify the second signal to obtain a third signal; the third signal comprises an address data and a lighting data; the address and data identifier is configured to send the third signal to the logic controller; the logic controller is configured to send the address data to the address register; the address register is configured to store the address data; the address comparator is configured to compare the address data stored in the address register with the local address data stored in the address memory;
wherein if the address data stored in the address register is the same with the local address data stored in the address memory, the address comparator is configured to inform the logic controller that the address data stored in the address register is the same with the local address data stored in the address memory, so that the logic controller is configured to send the lighting data to the light emitting diode driving circuit through the shift register and the output register; the light emitting diode driving circuit is configured to drive the at least one light emitting diode to light based on the lighting data; and
wherein if the address data stored in the address register is not the same with the local address data stored in the address memory, the light emitting diode driving circuit is configured to omit the lighting data.

US Pat. No. 10,932,346

METHOD OF IDENTIFYING A LIGHTING FIXTURE

Lutron Technology Company...

1. A lighting control device for controlling a lighting load, the lighting control device comprising:a load regulation circuit configured to control an amount of power delivered to the lighting load; and
a control circuit configured to control the load regulation circuit to control the amount of power delivered to the lighting load to adjust an intensity of the lighting load, the control circuit further configured to:
control the lighting load to a controlled intensity;
decrease the controlled intensity from a high-end intensity to off across a first period of time;
after the controlled intensity has been decreased from the high-end intensity to off, maintain the controlled intensity at off for a second period of time;
after the second period of time, abruptly increase the controlled intensity from off to the high-end intensity;
after the controlled intensity has been increased from off to the high-end intensity, maintain the controlled intensity at the high-end intensity for a third period of time; and
periodically repeat the decreasing, maintaining, increasing, and maintaining of the controlled intensity of the lighting load.

US Pat. No. 10,932,345

LIGHTING SYSTEM

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A lighting system for illuminating a space, the lighting system comprising:a light source comprising a plurality of lighting elements which are configured to emit different colors; and
at least one controller configured to:
receive an indication of a pre-selected total duration of an emission period for which the first light source is to emit light, the total duration of the emission period comprising a first time period and a second time period;
control the light source to emit light during the first and second time periods, wherein the at least one controller is configured to control the light source to emit light with a composition of a first light spectrum comprising a first wavelength during the first time period of the total duration, wherein the first wavelength is selected at least in part on the total duration of the emission period, the first time period, and
an action spectrum of photoreceptors that dominate in providing a non-image forming response, wherein the composition of the first light spectrum is suitable for generating a non-visual response at a user;
adapt the light emitted by the light source during the second time period such that the light source emits light with a composition of a second light spectrum comprising a second wavelength selected at least in part based on the total duration of the emission period, the second time period, and an action spectrum of photoreceptors that dominate in providing a non-image forming response; and
wherein the at least one controller is configured to control the lighting system to adapt the compositions of the first light spectrum and the second light spectrum in further dependence on the state of the circadian clock of a user within said space during the emission period, and an intensity or spectrum of illumination measured by a light sensor of an area adjacent to the space illuminated by the lighting system.

US Pat. No. 10,932,344

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR EMULATING AN ENVIRONMENT CREATED BY THE OUTPUTS OF A PLURALITY OF DEVICES

Rovi Guides, Inc., San J...

1. A method for emulating an environment created by the outputs of a plurality of devices, the method comprising:receiving device control data for a first plurality of devices within a first venue, wherein control of the outputs of said devices according to the device control data creates an environment within the first venue;
retrieving profile data for a second plurality of devices within a second venue, wherein the profile data for the second plurality of devices comprises for each device in the second plurality of devices:
an output type of the device;
parameters for the output type; and
venue characteristics of the second venue;
receiving venue characteristics of the first venue; and
for each device in the first plurality of devices, determining, based on at least the venue characteristics of the first venue and the received device control data, an effect on the environment of the first venue created by the device; and
generating control information for each device in the second plurality of devices comprises, for each device in the second plurality of devices:
determining, from at least its parameters, the venue characteristics of the second venue, and the determined effect of an associated device in the first plurality of devices on the environment of the first venue, control information for the device that would achieve the determined effect on the environment of the second venue; and
setting the generated control information of the device to the determined control information; and
for each device of the first plurality of devices, associating, based on at least the device control data and the output types of the profile data, a device in the second plurality of devices having a similar output type;
for each device in the second plurality of devices, generating control information adapted from the device control data for the associated device of the first plurality based on at least the parameters of the output type of the device; and
controlling the outputs of each device in the second plurality of devices according to the generated control information, to emulate the environment within the first venue in the second venue.

US Pat. No. 10,932,343

SWITCH PROTECTION APPARATUS AND OPERATING METHOD THEREOF

EXPRESS IMAGING SYSTEMS, ...

1. A protection apparatus selectively attachable to a control apparatus and a device to be at least partially controlled by the control apparatus, the control apparatus having a connector with a set of electrical contacts and at least one switch, the device having a set of nodes, the protection apparatus comprising:a housing;
a first connector accessible from an exterior of the housing, the first connector including a first set of electrical contacts that interface with corresponding ones of the set of electrical contacts of the connector of the control apparatus;
a second connector accessible from the exterior of the housing, the second connector including a second set of electrical contacts that interface the protection apparatus with corresponding ones of the set of nodes of the device to be at least partially controlled by the control apparatus; and
circuitry included on one or more printed circuit boards contained within the housing, the circuitry electrically coupled to one or more of the first set of electrical contacts and one or more of the second set of electrical contacts, wherein the circuitry:
selectively switches between a first state and a second state, the first state in which a closed circuit is established between a first electrical contact of the first set of electrical contacts and a node of the protection apparatus electrically coupled to at least one of the second set of electrical contacts, and the second state in which an open circuit is established between the first electrical contact of the first set of electrical contacts and the node,
detects a transition of one or more of the at least one switch of the control apparatus from a third state in which the one or more of the at least one switch is open to a fourth state in which the one or more of the at least one switch is closed,
transitions between the first state and the second state in response to a determination that the one or more of the at least one switch is in a steady state after detection of the transition of the one or more of the at least one switch from the third state to the fourth state; and
determines a set of states of the one or more of the at least one switch over a period of time and further determines a status of the control apparatus based at least in part on a number of switching events of the one or more of the at least one switch over the period of time.

US Pat. No. 10,932,342

PERFORMANCE OF LED DRIVE USING ENERGY STORAGE WITH SEGMENT CONTROL

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A system comprising:a plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs) arranged in a plurality of segments, wherein the plurality of segments comprise a first segment and a second segment, and
wherein the plurality of segments are connected in series between a rectified alternating current (AC) power source and ground;
wherein the first segment comprises a first capacitor arranged in parallel with a first set of LEDs in the first segment and a first bypass switch, wherein the first bypass switch allows current to flow from the rectified AC power source to the first set of LEDs and the first capacitor when the first bypass switch is off; and wherein the first bypass switch allows current to bypass the first set of LEDs and the first capacitor when the first bypass switch is on;
wherein the second segment comprises a second capacitor arranged in parallel with a second set of LEDs in the second segment, a third capacitor arranged in parallel with the second set of LEDs in the second segment, a second bypass switch, and a third bypass switch;
wherein the second bypass switch allows current to flow from the rectified AC power source to the second set of LEDs and the second capacitor when the second bypass switch is off; and wherein the second bypass switch allows current to bypass the second set of LEDs and the second capacitor when the second bypass switch is on;
wherein the third bypass switch allows current to flow from the rectified AC power source to the third capacitor when the third bypass switch is off; and wherein the third bypass switch allows current to bypass the third capacitor when the third bypass switch is on;
a control circuit configured to operate the first bypass switch, the second bypass switch, and the third bypass switch; and wherein the control circuit is further configured to:
determine a rectified voltage of the rectified AC power source; and
operate the third switch to turn off when the rectified voltage drops below a first threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,932,339

LIGHT AND LIGHT SENSOR

iLumisys, Inc., Troy, MI...

1. A system comprising:a controller configured to be communicatively coupled to a sensor and a light emitting diode (LED)-based lighting device having a plurality of LEDs, wherein the controller is operable to:
receive, from the sensor, a first sensor signal indicating a brightness level of light during operation of the LED-based lighting device at a first time period;
determine, based on the first sensor signal, that the LED-based light device should be replaced;
responsive to determining that the LED-based light device should be replaced, transmitting a first command signal to the LED-based light device, wherein the first command signal comprises a command to illuminate a first LED of the plurality of LEDs according to a first color and illuminate a second LED of the plurality of LEDs adjacent to the first LED according to a second color, wherein the first color is different from the second color.

US Pat. No. 10,932,336

HIGH SPEED IMAGE REFRESH SYSTEM

Lumileds LLC, San Jose, ...

1. A light emitting diode (LED) controller comprising:a serial interface configured to connect the LED controller to an external data bus;
an address generator connected to the serial interface and configured to be connected to an LED pixel array;
an image frame buffer connected to the serial interface to receive image data and further connected to the address generator to receive an image frame buffer address;
a command and control module connected to the serial interface, the command and control module configured to modify output signals from the image frame buffer; and
a calibration data storage module connected to the command and control module, the calibration data storage module configured to store calibration data related to pixel voltage responses of pixels in the LED pixel array.

US Pat. No. 10,932,335

PAINTED ELECTROLUMINESCENT VEHICLE TRIM COMPONENTS

FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES,...

1. A vehicle trim component with electroluminescent lighting, comprising:a substrate having a mounting surface for attaching to a vehicle;
a conductor body at least partially embedded in the substrate and having a conductive surface exposed externally of the substrate;
a conductive wire connected to the conductor body and adapted to connect to an electrical power source remotely from the vehicle trim component;
a conductive bus bar paint layer deposited over the substrate and onto the exposed conductive surface of the conductor body; and
a light-emitting paint layer deposited over the substrate and disposed relative to the conductive paint layer such that light is emitted when an electrical signal is received at the conductive wire.

US Pat. No. 10,932,333

ALLOY MELTING AND HOLDING FURNACE

Almex USA, Inc., Buena P...

1. An induction furnace assembly for melting of an alloy, the induction furnace assembly comprising:an induction coil;
a melt-containing vessel positioned inside the induction coil, wherein the positioning of the melt-containing vessel inside the induction coil defines a gap between an outside surface of the melt-containing vessel and an inside surface of the induction coil;
at least one feed port and at least one discharge port each in fluid connection with the gap;
at least a temperature sensor to measure a temperature of an exterior surface of the melt-containing vessel;
a gas source coupled to the at least one feed port, the gas source comprising at least one gas, wherein the at least one gas from the gas source is operable to be transmitted between the feed port and the discharge port at a flow rate to control the temperature of the exterior surface of the melt-containing vessel to maintain a freeze plane of a melt in the melt-containing vessel that is inside a lining of the melt-containing vessel.

US Pat. No. 10,932,332

METHODS AND APPARATUS TO PROVIDE ASYMMETRICAL MAGNETIC FIELDS, AND INDUCTION HEATING USING ASYMMETRICAL MAGNETIC FIELDS

Illinois Tool Works Inc.,...

1. A system to provide induction heating comprising:a welding-type power supply to apply an electric current;
a first electromagnetic array formed on a first substrate; and
a second electromagnetic array formed on a second substrate, each array comprising:
a plurality of conductors arranged in a varying configuration such that, upon application of the electric current, each conductor of the plurality of conductors generates a magnetic field in a polarity that is other than a polarity of a corresponding magnetic field of at least one adjacent conductor; and
a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface, the first surface having a strong magnetic field relative to a weak magnetic field associated with the second surface in response to the electric current.

US Pat. No. 10,932,331

METHODS AND APPARATUS TO PROVIDE ASYMMETRICAL MAGNETIC FIELDS, AND INDUCTION HEATING USING ASYMMETRICAL MAGNETIC FIELDS

Illinois Tool Works Inc.,...

1. An electromagnetic array comprising:a substrate defined by a plurality of regions, each region comprising:
a plurality of conductors arranged in a varying configuration such that, upon application of an electric current, each conductor of the plurality of conductors generates a magnetic field in a polarity that is other than a polarity of a corresponding magnetic field of at least one adjacent conductor; and
a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface, the first surface having a strong magnetic field relative to a weak magnetic field associated with the second surface in response to the electric current,
wherein a first region of the plurality of regions is adjacent to at least one other region of the plurality of regions, and configured such that a polarity of the strong magnetic field associated with the first region is in a polarity other than a polarity of the strong magnetic field associated with the at least one other region.

US Pat. No. 10,932,330

DEVICE TO SUPPORT COOKING CONTAINER FOR SMART UNDER RANGE

PEACEWORLD CO., LTD, Seo...

1. A device to support a cooking container for a smart under range being installed under a lower surface of a table, comprising:a body pad placed on an upper surface of the table under which a smart under range induction is installed, having an upper part on which a cooking container heated by means of the smart under range is placed and provided with a floor part concavely depressed from the upper part;
a cooking container supporting part provided on an upper surface of the floor part of the body pad;
a temperature sensing part interposed between the upper surface of the floor part of the body pad and the cooking container supporting part and disposed below a center part of the cooking container supporting part to directly sense a temperature of the cooking container;
a transmitting circuit part provided inside the body pad and connected to the temperature sensing part for transmitting a result sensed by the temperature sensing part to an outside; and
a power supply part provided inside the body pad for supplying power to the transmitting circuit part,
wherein the body pad is formed by insulating material,
the cooking container supporting part is formed by glass-ceramic,
the transmitting circuit part includes a microcomputer configured inside in the form of a PCB circuit and receiving and sending out the temperature sensed at a certain time interval by the temperature sensing part from the time when the temperature sensed by the temperature sensing part reaches an operating setting temperature, the transmitting circuit part being protected inside the body pad by a magnetic field shielding means, and
the transmitting circuit part includes a location sensing part sensing whether the cooking container placed on the body pad is in a right position for heating at the upper surface of the table under which the smart under range induction is installed and conveying a sensing result to the microcomputer,
wherein the transmitting circuit part starts to operate when the location sensing part determines that the body pad is placed in the right position for heating, and
an alarm goes off if the location sensing part determines that the body pad is not placed in the right position for heating.

US Pat. No. 10,932,329

USER INTERFACE FOR INDUCTION HEATING COOKER AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A user interface for an induction heating cooker having a plurality of heating coils, the user interface comprising:a display configured to display a plurality of coil state displays that show operation states of the plurality of heating coils, respectively; and
a sensor configured to sense a touch signal that is input through the display,
wherein when the sensor continuously senses the touch signal corresponding to one of the plurality of coil state displays corresponding to one of the plurality of heating coils for a predetermined time or more, the display displays a power control bar extending in a first direction corresponding to the one of the plurality of coil state displays and a time control bar extending in a second direction, which is substantially perpendicular to the first direction, corresponding to the one of the plurality of coil state displays, the power control bar is configured to adjust a power level of the one of the plurality of heating coils corresponding to the one of the plurality of coil state displays and the time control bar is configured to adjust a cooking time of the one of the plurality of heating coils.

US Pat. No. 10,932,328

HAND HELD AIR COOLED INDUCTION HEATING TOOLS WITH IMPROVED COMMUTATION

David R. Pacholok, Sleep...

1. A hand held induction air cooled induction heater used for heating of metallic mechanical or decorative objects to facilitate their removal or installation containing a high frequency inverter operating in voltage or current resonant mode, including power semiconductor switching device(s) having turn-on or turn-off delay time, circuitry to control the timing of on and off periods of said switching device(s), said circuitry having delay time, wherein the threshold voltage or current reference to initiate commutation or timing is not zero, and is dynamically varied in response to the instantaneous input inverter supply voltage and/or inverter frequency to achieve switching device(s) heating or dissipation reduction resulting from delaying commutation timing of said power switching devices.

US Pat. No. 10,932,327

LIGHT-BASED HEAT IN AN OBJECT

LightSpeed Technologies L...

1. An apparatus comprising:an object;
at least a first source of light secured to the object;
at least a first light-bearing conduit operably coupled to the first source of light; and
at least a first heat-dispersion component secured to the object and operably coupled to at least the first light-bearing conduit and configured to respond to reception of light from at least the first source of light via at least the first light-bearing conduit by dispersing heat derived from the light, wherein the light received by the first heat-dispersion component comprises, at least in part, infrared light, and wherein the first heat-dispersion component comprises:
at least a first thermally-conductive element;
a layer of infrared-absorptive material at least partially disposed on a surface of the thermally-conductive element, wherein the infrared-absorptive material generates heat when exposed to at least a part of light emanating from the first light-bearing conduit; and
a connector to receive and hold at least the first light-bearing conduit such that at least a part of the light emanating from the first light-bearing conduit illuminates at least a part of the infrared-absorptive material and corresponding heat is available via the thermally-conductive element.

US Pat. No. 10,932,326

FLEXIBLE HEATED HOSE ASSEMBLY WITH PRINTED POSITIVE TEMPERATURE CO-EFFICIENT HEATER

GOODRICH AEROSPACE SERVIC...

1. A flexible heated hose assembly for an aircraft, comprising:an inner fluid tube enclosing a fluid passageway, the inner fluid tube having tubular shape;
a first silicone liner located radially outward from the inner fluid tube;
a printed positive temperature co-efficient (PTC) heater located radially outward from the first silicone liner; and
a pressure sensitive adhesive interposed between the first silicone liner and the printed PTC heater, wherein the printed PTC heater is attached to the first silicone liner via the pressure sensitive adhesive,
wherein the printed PTC heater comprises a polyimide film, a PTC heater ink, and a heat seal adhesive.

US Pat. No. 10,932,325

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISCHARGING COATED CONTINUOUS COMPOSITES

1. A method of additively manufacturing a composite structure, comprising:directing into a print head a continuous reinforcement;
at least partially coating the continuous reinforcement with a liquid matrix inside the print head;
applying dry particles to an outer surface of the liquid matrix on the continuous reinforcement;
discharging from the print head a track containing the continuous reinforcement; and
exposing the track to energy to cause the particles to sinter.

US Pat. No. 10,932,324

FLANGE ASSEMBLY FOR SECURING A HEATING DEVICE TO A FLUID CONTAINER

1. A flange assembly for holding a heating device to a fluid container of an appliance accommodating a fluid to be heated, comprising:a flange unit arranged for being mounted to an opening of the fluid container by at least one fixing unit and having a non-sealing and a sealing and attachment position, wherein the flange unit is reversibly moveable from the non-sealing to the sealing and attachment position by the fixing unit for being configured to engage the opening of the fluid container in the sealing and attachment position,
wherein the flange unit comprises a sealing element and a tensioning element,
wherein the sealing element and the tensioning element are moveable relative to each other in an axial direction by the fixing unit such that the sealing element and the tensioning element can be pressed against each other,
wherein the sealing element and the tensioning element are, in the sealing and attachment position, arranged to provide a sealing in a sealing direction perpendicular to the axial direction,
wherein the sealing element and the tensioning element of the flange unit each comprise at least one tapered portion,
wherein, in the non-sealing position, the at least one tapered portion of the tensioning element overlays the at least one tapered portion of the sealing element in the axial direction;
wherein the flange unit comprises at least one through opening extending through the sealing element and the tensioning element in the axial direction for receiving and holding an element;
wherein the at least one tapered portion of the sealing element surrounds the through opening and the sealing element is arranged such that, in the sealing and attachment position, a defined displacement of the at least one tapered portion of the sealing element in the sealing direction holds the heating device or a temperature sensor within the through opening; and
wherein the at least one tapered portion of the sealing element comprises a sealing lip, provided at the inner peripheral surface of the at least one through opening.

US Pat. No. 10,932,323

REFLECTOR AND SUSCEPTOR ASSEMBLY FOR CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION REACTOR

ALTA DEVICES, INC., Sunn...

1. A substrate heating apparatus for a MOCVD reactor comprising:a susceptor having a top side and a bottom side opposite the top side and configured to carry on the top side at least one substrate for heating by irradiation of the susceptor, wherein the top side includes an indention portion to support the at least one substrate;
a susceptor heat distribution assembly having an irradiation absorption frame configured to surround the susceptor and having a transparent surface configured to support the susceptor and the irradiation absorption frame;
infrared heating lamps disposed below the transparent surface of the susceptor heat distribution assembly and the bottom side of the susceptor, the infrared heating lamps irradiating the susceptor via the transparent surface with infrared light; and
a primary reflector structure located below the infrared heating lamps, the primary reflector structure having a reflective side facing both the infrared heating lamps and the susceptor, and the primary reflector structure being configured to reflect the infrared light and distribute the reflected infrared light across the susceptor in a desired pattern selected so as to provide uniform heating of the susceptor and thereby also uniform heating of the at least one substrate carried by the susceptor.

US Pat. No. 10,932,321

METHOD OF PROVIDING DATA, VOICE, AND SMS SERVICES TO LTE SUBSCRIBERS ROAMING IN 2G/3G VISITED NETWORKS

Syniverse Technologies, L...

1. A method of providing voice call, short message service (SMS), and data roaming services to a user equipment (UE) subscribed to a Greenfield LTE home public mobile network (HPMN) without circuit switch fallback capabilities and roaming in a 2G/3G visited public mobile network (VPMN), the method comprising:providing an Interworking Function (IWF) in communication with both the HPMN and the VPMN, the IWF having a Proxy Call Session Control Function (P-CSCF), a Home Location Register (HLR), and Short Message Service Center (SMSC) components;
receiving a request from the UE to access voice call, SMS, or data roaming services in the VPMN, wherein the VPMN is a 2G/3G mobile network;
converting between a Mobile Application Part (MAP) protocol of the VPMN and a Diameter protocol of the HPMN to authenticate the UE in the VPMN;
receiving a Packet Switched (PS) Profile for the UE from the HPMN;
sending a pre-defined Circuit Switch (CS) Profile to the VPMN instead of the PS Profile;
responsive to the VPMN accepting the CS Profile, establishing a CS Registration between the IWF and the VPMN;
establishing a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Registration between the IWF and the HPMN; and
wherein the steps establishing both the CS Registration with the VPMN and the SIP Registration with the HPMN enable provision of the voice call, SMS, and data roaming services to the UE subscribed to the HPMN while the UE is roaming in the VPMN, wherein HPMN is the Greenfield LTE mobile network without circuit switch fallback capabilities and the VPMN is a 2G/3G mobile network.

US Pat. No. 10,932,320

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING, VIA A TERMINAL AND A SERVER, A SLEEP MODE OF A COMMUNICATION MODULE OF SAID TERMINAL

SIGFOX, Labege (FR)

1. A method for controlling, by a processor-based terminal, a standby mode of a first communication module of the terminal, wherein the first communication module is configured to exchange data with a first wireless access network, the terminal comprising a second communication module configured to exchange data with a second wireless access network, the second communication module having a maximum throughput lower than a maximum throughput of the first communication module; wherein the terminal belongs to a group of terminals sharing one and same identification code for connecting to the first wireless access network; wherein in response to a determination that the first communication module is in the standby mode, the control method comprises steps of:evaluating a criterion for transmitting a request to confirm activation of the first communication module;
transmitting an activation confirmation request to a processor-based server via the second communication module by the terminal in response to a determination that a criterion for transmitting the activation confirmation request has been met;
listening to a downlink between the second wireless access network and the terminal by the second communication module upon transmission of the activation confirmation request and waiting for an activation request transmitted by the server in response to the activation confirmation request; and
activating the first communication module by the terminal to connect the first communication module to the first wireless access network using an identification code in response to a reception of the activation request transmitted by the server linked to the second wireless access network via the second communication module, wherein the activation request indicates availability of the identification code.

US Pat. No. 10,932,319

SYSTEM, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENABLING ENVIRONMENT TRACKING AT A TRANSPORTABLE ASSET

Senseware, Inc., Vienna,...

1. A system, comprising:a plurality of sensor nodes installed in a transportable container, each of the plurality of sensor nodes including a sensor for monitoring a temperature condition in one of a plurality of zones in the transportable container; and
a beacon node having a beacon wireless transmitter, the beacon wireless transmitter configured to broadcast a set of one or more sensor event information values for receipt by a tag device resident in the transportable container that is in proximity to the beacon wireless transmitter, wherein the set of one or more sensor event information values is based on measurements by the plurality of sensor nodes installed in the transportable container, the set of one or more sensor event information values added to previous sets of one or more sensor event information values to enable generation of a log of environmental conditions experienced by the tag device while resident in the transportable container.

US Pat. No. 10,932,318

SELF-CONTAINED, SYNCHRONIZED DATA COMMUNICATION SYSTEM NODES AS STAND-ALONE PODS OR EMBEDDED IN CONCRETE WALKWAYS AND IN WALLS AT PUBLIC VENUES INCLUDING SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT VENUES

1. A system supporting the communications of video and data to hand held wireless devices located within a venue, comprising:at least one data server operating as a master server in managing video of various perspectives of an activity captured by a plurality of video cameras located in a venue;
at least one pod among a plurality of pods, wherein the at least one pod includes a synchronized server, wireless communications electronics and an integrated antennae deployed as at least one communications node in the venue and providing data including the video from the at least one data server to supporting the at least one communications node and hand held wireless devices in use by spectators located within a wireless range of the at least one pod and the at least one communications node;
wherein the at least one data server is in communication with synchronized servers operating as slave servers that are subordinate to the at least one data server operating as the master server while the synchronized servers are distributed throughout the venue within the at least one pod and operable to replicate data managed and transmittable by the at least one data server, and wherein the at least one pod is deployed in a distributed network of self-contained communications nodes throughout spectator occupied areas of the venue to provide data including the video from the at least one data server through the synchronized servers to at least one hand held wireless device among the hand held wireless devices in use by at least one of the spectators located within a wireless communication range of the at least one pod.

US Pat. No. 10,932,316

METHOD FOR REESTABLISHING RRC CONNECTION, TERMINAL AND STORAGE MEDIUM

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for reestablishing a Radio Resource Control (RRC) connection, comprising:determining, by a terminal, a Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) for initiating an RRC connection reestablishment procedure, based on whether the terminal knows one or more PDCP types supported by a first base station, wherein the determining of the PDCP is further based on whether Dual Connectivity (DC) is supported by the first base station, wherein the PDCP is a first PDCP or a second PDCP, wherein the first PDCP is Long Term Evolution (LTE) PDCP, and wherein the second PDCP is New Radio (NR) PDCP; and
initiating, by the terminal, the RRC connection reestablishment procedure to the first base station,
wherein the first base station supports the second PDCP, and
wherein initiating the RRC connection reestablishment procedure to the first base station comprises:
transmitting, by the terminal, an RRC connection reestablishment request message to the first base station, based on the second PDCP, to start the RRC connection reestablishment procedure between the terminal and the first base station based on the second PDCP.

US Pat. No. 10,932,315

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR HANDLING CALL ESTABLISHMENT BY USER EQUIPMENT IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE) for establishing a call in a wireless communication network, the method comprising:determining a first call control (CC) state of the UE after a recovery procedure for a call establishment is performed;
sending a CC status enquiry message to a first base station connected to a first network;
determining a second CC state of the first base station from a CC status message received from the first base station in response to the CC status enquiry message;
establishing the call by updating the first CC state based on the determined second CC state;
determining that a mismatch occurs between the first CC state and the second CC state based on the CC status message; and
releasing a radio resource in response to the determining that the mismatch occurs.

US Pat. No. 10,932,314

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, ...

1. A communication apparatus comprising:one or more processors; and
one or more memories including instructions that, in a case where executed by the one or more processor, cause the apparatus to:
create a first wireless network for communicating in compliance with a predetermined communication standard;
receive first connection destination information for joining a second wireless network for communicating in compliance with the predetermined communication standard from first another communication apparatus via the first wireless network;
end the first wireless network in a case where the first connection destination information is received;
attempt to join the second wireless network based on the first connection destination information in the case where the first connection destination information is received; and
re-create the first wireless network that was ended to communicate again with the first another communication apparatus in response to a failure of the attempt to join the second wireless network,
wherein the first another communication apparatus is notified of the failure of the attempt to join the second wireless network via the re-created first wireless network.

US Pat. No. 10,932,313

WIRELESS CONNECTION SWITCHING METHOD AND TERMINAL

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A wireless connection switching method, comprising:establishing, by a first terminal, a first wireless connection to a second terminal;
negotiating, by the first terminal with the second terminal by using the first wireless connection, information required for establishing a second wireless connection; and
establishing, by the first terminal, the second wireless connection to the second terminal based on the information required for establishing the second wireless connection; and, wherein if the second wireless connection is a wireless local area network WLAN connection, the negotiating, by the first terminal with the second terminal by using the first wireless connection, information required for establishing a second wireless connection specifically comprises:
sending, by the first terminal, a first information set to the second terminal by using the first wireless connection, wherein the first information set comprises a wireless local area network identifier provided by the first terminal, a wireless local area network password provided by the first terminal, and a wireless local area network frequency provided by the first terminal, so that the second terminal receives the first information set, and accesses, based on the first information set, a wireless local area network provided by the first terminal; and
receiving, by the first terminal by using the first wireless connection, a second MAC address sent by the second terminal, wherein the second MAC address is a MAC address of the second terminal; and, wherein
the information required for establishing the second wireless connection comprises the first information set and the second MAC address, and the establishing, by the first terminal, the second wireless connection to the second terminal based on the information required for establishing the second wireless connection specifically comprises:
establishing, by the first terminal, the second wireless connection to the second terminal after acknowledging, based on the second MAC address, that the second terminal accesses the wireless local area network provided by the first terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,932,312

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM

FUJI XEROX CO., LTD., To...

1. An information processing device comprising:a controller, configured to:
make a request for permission to use a plurality of candidate devices;
control display of a linkage function executable using the candidate devices permitted to be used, wherein the linkage function comprises a plurality of different functions; and
in response to an instruction execution of the linkage function being received, instruct all of the candidate devices to execute the linkage function, wherein the linkage function comprises a first function and a second function of the functions, wherein the first function is executable by a first device of the candidate devices, and wherein the second function is executable by a second device of the candidate devices.

US Pat. No. 10,932,311

SECURE AD HOC NETWORK ACCESS

Intel IP Corporation, Sa...

1. A device for establishing a device-to-device connection using device provisioning protocol (DPP), the device comprising a storage device and processing circuitry, the processing circuity coupled to the storage, and the processing circuity configured to:cause to scan a quick response (QR) code of a first device, wherein the QR code comprises device information based on a first key, a global operating class, and supported Wi-Fi bands;
store the device information in the storage device;
select a device provisioning protocol (DPP) configuration method;
determine one or more DPP attributes associated with the DPP configuration method;
cause to send a probe request to the first device to discover a possible match for one or more services associated with the first device, wherein the probe request comprises the DPP attributes;
identify a probe response indicating a match for at least one of the one or more services, wherein the probe request includes a DPP information element (IE) associated with the DPP attributes of the probe request;
perform DPP provisioning with the first device using the DPP attributes; establish a connection with the first device based on the DPP provisioning;
cause to form an ad hoc wireless network group based at least in part on the probe response; and
cause to exchange one or more messages to provide access for the first device to the ad hoc wireless network group based at least in part on the first key and the DPP attributes.

US Pat. No. 10,932,310

COMMUNICATION DEVICE, COMMUNICATION METHOD, PROGRAM, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Sony Corporation, Tokyo ...

1. A communication device comprising:a first wireless communication unit for wireless communication using a first communication method;
a second wireless communication unit for wireless communication using a second communication method; and
a control unit configured to, in a case in which the communication device detects another communication device, start activation of a first communication mode of the second wireless communication unit, and conduct, during the activation of the first communication mode and prior to formation of an active state of the first communication mode, at least a part of a connection process for the wireless communication between the second communication unit and the other communication device using the first communication method, wherein the activation of the first communication mode using the second communication method is performed in parallel with the at least part of the connection process using the first communication method.

US Pat. No. 10,932,309

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR INITIAL SYNCHRONIZATION AND COLLISION AVOIDANCE IN DEVICE TO DEVICE COMMUNICATIONS WITHOUT NETWORK COVERAGE

BlackBerry Limited, Wate...

1. A method at a device for enabling a device-to-device wireless link, the method comprising:listening, by the device, for a presence signal from another device on a channel for a first time period comprising a predetermined number of one or more frame periods; and
in response to not finding a presence signal from another device, transmitting, by the device, a presence signal and a system frame number on the channel to establish a time-slot boundary, wherein the presence signal enables identification of a device-to-device cluster, wherein the device-to-device cluster is a group of devices capable of establishing direct links between them;
wherein the transmitting of the presence signal enables alignment to the established time-slot boundary.

US Pat. No. 10,932,307

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROVIDING WIRELESS DATA COMMUNICATION IN DATACENTERS

Wipro Limited, Bangalore...

1. A method of providing wireless data communication for datacentres, the method comprising:receiving, by a wireless device of a plurality of wireless devices configured in a wireless datacenter, a data request from a user device associated with a user, wherein each of the plurality of wireless devices are integrated with one or more wireless chips, and the one or more wireless chips are configured with converged network capabilities for facilitating the wireless communication;
transmitting, by the wireless device, the data request via respective integrated one or more wireless chips of the wireless device to a first wireless device of the plurality of wireless devices associated with the data request, wherein the first wireless device receives the data request via respective integrated one or more wireless chips;
receiving, by the wireless device, requested data from the first wireless device, wherein the first wireless device processes the data request to provide the requested data; and
transmitting, by the wireless device, the requested data to the user device;
matching, by the wireless device, bandwidth of the plurality of wireless devices with bandwidth of the user device using the converged network capabilities
wherein the converged network capabilities create a tunnel for data transmission, to manage a bandwidth requirement for transmitting the requested data whenever a non-performing user device does not meet the bandwidth requirement for transmitting the requested data using dedicated media.

US Pat. No. 10,932,306

MULTIPLE SCTP ASSOCIATIONS PER S1AP CONNECTION AND MOVING S1AP SIGNALING CONNECTION BETWEEN SCTP ASSOCIATIONS

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method for use in a first network node, the method comprising:establishing a first Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) association for an application protocol connection between the first network node and a second network node, wherein the first network node is a core network node or a radio access node, and wherein the second network node is a core network node or a radio access network node;
connecting the application protocol connection between the first network node and the second network node, the connecting including sending a setup request to the second network node and receiving a response to the setup request from the second network node;
establishing a second SCTP association for the application protocol connection between the first network node and the second network node in a Radio Access Network (RAN); and
moving traffic from the first SCTP association to the second SCTP association, wherein the traffic includes at least one of user equipment (UE) associated application protocol control signaling or non-UE associated application protocol control signaling, and wherein moving the traffic includes:
the first network node sending, to the second network node, a stop marker that indicates a last message transmitted by the first network node on the first SCTP association, and
the first network node receiving, from the second network node, a stop marker that indicates a last message transmitted by the second network node on the first SCTP association.

US Pat. No. 10,932,305

DYNAMIC PROVISIONING OF WIRELESS DEVICES WITH HEALTH GATEWAYS

Koninklijke Philips N.V.,...

1. A method for dynamic provisioning of a wireless device with a health gateway, the method comprising:detecting, by the wireless device, a signal from the health gateway, the signal including connection information and service information, the service information comprising at least one service universally unique identifier (“service UUID”), wherein the at least one service UUID corresponds to at least one service provider or customer backend of the health gateway;
determining, before establishing a communications connection with the health gateway, whether the health gateway is suitable based at least in part on the connection information and the service information, including the at least one service UUID, in combination with manufacturer-specific data of the wireless device, the manufacturer-specific data comprising a device model of the wireless device and a manufacturing company of the wireless device; and
in response to determining that the health gateway is suitable, establishing a communications connection with the health gateway.

US Pat. No. 10,932,304

TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS) MODULE, SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ACKNOWLEDGING DATA TRANSMISSIONS FOR TPMS

Infineon Technologies AG

1. A method of acknowledging data transmissions for a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) sensor module, the method comprising:generating tire pressure information based on measuring an internal air pressure of a tire;
selectively operating a transceiver in an advertising mode and a standby mode;
transmitting, by the transceiver, a message including the pressure information while in the advertising mode;
on a condition that the transceiver receives, in the advertising mode, an acknowledgement in response to the transmitted message, setting the transceiver into the standby mode;
while the transceiver is in the advertising mode and on a condition that the transceiver does not receive any acknowledgement in response to the transmitted message within a waiting period, instructing the transceiver to retransmit the message via a first command; and
retransmitting the message, by the transceiver, in the advertising mode after the waiting period in response to the first command.

US Pat. No. 10,932,302

CONTROL OF WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY BASED ON INABILITY TO INTERPRET SYSTEM MESSAGE DATA FLAGGED AS CRITICAL TO OPERATION

Sprint Spectrum L.P., Ov...

1. A wireless communication device (WCD) comprising:a wireless communication interface including an antenna structure through which to engage in air-interface communication; and
a controller configured to control whether the WCD connects with an access node when the WCD is within coverage of the access node on a carrier and the WCD receives a system message broadcast by the access node on the carrier, the system message carrying data that represents an operational parameter for service on the carrier, and wherein controlling whether the WCD connects with the access node on the carrier comprises carrying out operations including:
determining both (i) that the WCD is unable to interpret the data carried by the received system message and (ii) that the system message flags the data as being critical to service on the carrier, and
causing the WCD to forgo connecting with the access node on the carrier, wherein causing the WCD to forgo connecting with the access node on the carrier is responsive to at least the determining both (i) that the WCD is unable to interpret the data carried by the received system message and (ii) that the system message flags the data as being critical to service on the carrier.

US Pat. No. 10,932,301

METHOD OF OPERATING TRANSMITTING UE IN RELATION TO RLF REPORTING OF THE TRANSMITTING UE WHICH HAS ESTABLISHED LINK AFTER RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method performed by a Tx user equipment (UE) operating in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:transmitting, by the Tx UE, a random access preamble corresponding to a synchronization signal block (SSB);
receiving, by the Tx UE, a random access response in response to the random access preamble;
establishing, by the Tx UE, a link with a Rx UE; and
transmitting, by the Tx UE to a base station (BS), a radio resource control (RRC) message based on sidelink radio link failure (RLF),
wherein the RRC message is related to reporting of the sidelink RLF to the BS,
wherein the RRC message includes a destination identifier (ID) related to the sidelink RLF, and
wherein, based on the sidelink RLF, a transmission related to a resource request for pending data is not performed.

US Pat. No. 10,932,300

COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD, RADIO TERMINAL, AND BASE STATION

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...

1. A communication control method used in a mobile communication system, comprising:transmitting, by a base station, a paging message to a radio terminal by using a first frequency channel included in a plurality of frequency channels;
receiving, by the radio terminal, the paging message;
selecting, by the radio terminal, a second frequency channel included in the plurality of frequency channels; and
transmitting, by the radio terminal, a random access signal for establishing connection with the base station by using the second frequency channel, wherein
the paging message includes channel identification information used for selecting the second frequency channel, and
in the selecting the second frequency channel, the radio terminal is configured to select the second frequency channel based on the channel identification information included in the paging message, wherein
the paging message further includes a plurality of destination identifiers which each indicate a plurality of radio terminals to which the paging message is addressed,
the channel identification information is dedicated information which is individually applied to the plurality of destination identifiers, and
in the selecting the second frequency channel, the radio terminal is configured to specify, from the paging message, the channel identification information corresponding to an identifier of the radio terminal, and select the second frequency channel based on the specified channel identification information.

US Pat. No. 10,932,299

RANDOM ACCESS PREAMBLE SEQUENCE GENERATION METHOD AND USER EQUIPMENT

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A communications apparatus comprising:a receiver, configured to cooperate with a processor to receive signaling from a base station, wherein the signaling carries a target Ncs index for determining a Ncs value, wherein the Ncs value is for calculating a cyclic shift value; and
the processor, configured to:
obtain the Ncs value indicated by the target Ncs index, according to the target Ncs index and a preset correspondence between a set of Ncs indexes and a set of Ncs values, wherein the set of Ncs values comprises {15, 18, 22, 26, 32, 38, 46, 55, 68, 82, 100, 118, 137};
calculate the cyclic shift value based on the Ncs value indicated by the target Ncs index;
obtain a first logic root sequence number;
obtain a root sequence based on the first logic root sequence number;
generate a random access preamble sequence based on the root sequence and the cyclic shift value; and
perform random access with the base station using the generated random access preamble sequence.

US Pat. No. 10,932,298

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING UP LINK CONTROL SIGNAL IN MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Electronics and Telecommu...

1. A wireless communication method comprising:transmitting, at a terminal, a random access preamble;
receiving, at the terminal, first information, wherein the first information comprises radio resource information;
and
obtaining, at the terminal, second information at least based on the radio resource information,
wherein:
the second information comprises a first random access response for the terminal; and
the second information comprises an indicator which indicates whether the second information comprises a second random access response for another terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,932,297

WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPARATUS AND METHODS

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A method of operating a terminal device in a wireless telecommunications network comprising the terminal device and a base station, wherein the wireless telecommunications network supports a random access procedure comprising an exchange of random access procedure messages between the terminal device and the base station, wherein at least one of the random access procedure messages is a variable size uplink message; wherein the method comprises:receiving from the base station an instruction to perform the random access procedure, wherein the instruction to perform the random access procedure comprises an indication of a message size to be used by the terminal device for the variable size uplink message during the random access procedure; and
performing the random access procedure by exchanging random access procedure messages with the base station, including transmitting the uplink message of variable size with a size corresponding to the indicated message size received from the base station.

US Pat. No. 10,932,296

DEVICE AND METHOD OF HANDLING PHYSICAL RANDOM ACCESS CHANNEL RESOURCES ON A SECONDARY CELL IN CARRIER AGGREGATION

HTC Corporation, Taoyuan...

1. A base station (BS) For handling Physical Random Access Channel (PRACH) resources on a secondary cell (SCell) for a user equipment (UE) in carrier aggregation (CA), comprising: at least one storage device; and at least one processing circuit, coupled to the at least one storage device, wherein the at least one storage device stores, and the at least one processing circuit is configured to execute instructions of: transmitting a radio resource control (RRC) message configuring the SCell to the UE, wherein the RRC message comprises a PRACH resources configuration for the SCell, a downlink (DL) beam management (BM) reference signal (RS) configuration for the SCell and an association between a plurality of PRACH resources and a plurality of DL transmission (Tx) beams;transmitting a plurality of DL BM RSs to the UE by using the plurality of DL Tx beams on the SCell, respectively, according to the DL BM RS configuration;
receiving a measurement report of the plurality of DL BM RSs from the UE on a primary cell (PCell); determining a DL Tx beam of the plurality of DL Tx beams according to the measurement report;
transmitting a Physical DL Control Channel (PDCCH) order to the UE by using the DL Tx beam, wherein the PDCCH order comprises a PRACH mask index indicating at least one PRACH resource of the plurality of PRACH resources; and
determining a PRACH resource indicated in the PDCCH order to the UE according to the measurement report and the association.

US Pat. No. 10,932,295

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL FOR RECEIVING DATA FROM PLURALITY OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINALS

WILUS INSTITUTE OF STANDA...

1. A base wireless communication terminal communicating with a wireless communication terminal wirelessly, the base wireless communication terminal comprising:a transceiver; and
a processor,
wherein the processor is configured to:
receive, by using the transceiver, a medium access control (MAC) frame transmitted from the wireless communication terminal,
when the wireless communication terminal is unassociated with the base wireless communication terminal, insert an identifier for an unassociated wireless communication terminal and a MAC address of the wireless communication terminal respectively into a first field and a second field of a multi-station Block ACK frame which indicates whether at least one of MAC frames transmitted from at least one of wireless communication terminals is received, wherein the first field is for indicating an association identifier corresponding to an association of each of the at least one of wireless communication terminals with the base wireless communication terminal and the second field is for indicating Block ACK Bitmap,
when the wireless communication terminal is associated with the base wireless communication terminal, insert an association identifier corresponding to an association of the wireless communication terminal with the base wireless communication terminal into the first field and set a value of second field based on at least one MAC frame received from the wireless communication terminal, and
transmit the multi-station Block ACK frame,
wherein the identifier for an unassociated wireless communication terminal is not allocated through an association with the base wireless communication terminal and not used for an associated wireless communication terminal, and
wherein a value of the identifier for an unassociated wireless communication terminal is out of a range of values that is able to be allocated for the association identifier.

US Pat. No. 10,932,294

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK DATA CONSIDERING HIDDEN NODE PROBLEM AND CHANNEL OCCUPATION OF USER TERMINALS

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMU...

1. An uplink data transmission method of a user terminal for using an unlicensed band cell as a secondary cell in a wireless communication system using a licensed band, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, downlink control information (DCI) for multiple uplink subframes occupiable by the user terminal by using a downlink subframe;
identifying scheduling information and a common random back-off counter value included in the DCI;
performing a count-down based on the common random back-off counter value;
performing, for transmitting uplink data in an uplink subframe indicated by the scheduling information, clear channel assessment (CCA) according to a listen before talking (LBT) scheme after performing the count-down; and
transmitting the uplink data at a specific time after performing the CCA,
wherein the common random back-off counter value is a commonly-scheduled random back-off counter value to all user terminals which use the unlicensed band cell,
wherein the specific time is the same for all user terminals which have received the common random back-off counter value, and
wherein the DCI includes information on a number of multiple consecutive uplink subframes including an n+4-th subframe after an n-th downlink subframe including a corresponding DCI, and an index of an X value which is a natural number equal to or greater than 1 for designating a location n+3+X of the uplink subframe.

US Pat. No. 10,932,293

METHODS FOR EFFICIENT USE OF UNLICENSED SPECTRUM

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method performed by a transmit node to perform a transmission in a frequency spectrum requiring Listen-Before-Talk, LBT, comprising:performing an LBT procedure for a plurality of channels within a transmit bandwidth of the transmit node, the transmit bandwidth being divided into a plurality of bandwidth parts that correspond to the plurality of channels; and
transmitting a transmission in a subset of the plurality of bandwidth parts that correspond to a subset of the plurality of channels determined, based on a result of the LBT procedure performed for the plurality of channels, to be available, wherein transmitting the transmission comprises transmitting the transmission in accordance with a transmit scheme that:
uses carrier aggregation and/or carrier merging to transmit the transmission on the subset of the plurality of bandwidth parts; and
uses resources in one or more guard bands between two or more adjacent bandwidth parts from among the subset of the plurality of bandwidth parts.

US Pat. No. 10,932,292

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING FRAME IN WIRELESS LAN SYSTEM, AND WIRELESS TERMINAL USING SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a frame in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system, the method comprising:transmitting, by a wireless terminal, a trigger frame including identification information for a plurality of user stations (STAs) and resource information indicating a resource unit (RU) individually allocated for the plurality of user STAs,
wherein: when the trigger frame is a basic trigger frame, the resource information is set based on first to seventh index ranges corresponding to RUs with first to seventh sizes in order to indicate a plurality of RUs for uplink transmission; and
when the trigger frame is a multi-user Request to Send (MU RTS) frame, the resource information is set based on first to fourth index values in the fourth index range in order to indicate a primary 20 MHz channel for transmitting a Clear to Send (CTS) frame, which is a response to the MU RTS frame, is set based on fifth and sixth index values in the fifth index range in order to indicate a primary 40 MHz channel for transmitting the CTS frame, and is set based on a seventh index value in the sixth index range in order to indicate a primary 80 MHz channel for transmitting the CTS frame.

US Pat. No. 10,932,291

METHODS, NETWORK NODES AND DEVICES FOR COMMUNICATING AT AN UNLICENSED FREQUENCY SPECTRUM

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method performed by a network node of a wireless communication network, for communicating at an unlicensed frequency spectrum with a wireless device having a device identity, the method comprises:sending an access grant to the wireless device according to the device identity, granting the wireless device access to an uplink communication channel of the unlicensed frequency spectrum; and
receiving data from the wireless device, on the granted uplink communication channel, the data comprising information on the identity of the wireless device, thus enabling the network node to detect whether the wireless device that was granted access on the uplink communication channel is the same wireless device as the wireless device from which the data comprising the information on the uplink communication channel was subsequently received.

US Pat. No. 10,932,290

UPLINK REFERENCE SIGNAL TRANSMITTING OR RECEIVING METHOD IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting an uplink reference signal by a user equipment in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving uplink (UL) grant downlink control information (DCI) that schedules a transmission time interval (TTI); and
transmitting a demodulation reference signal (DM-RS) for the TTI based on the UL grant DCI,
wherein the UL grant DCI includes a first field for indicating one of a plurality of DM-RS candidate patterns predefined for a plurality of contiguous TTIs, and
wherein each of the plurality of predefined candidate patterns indicates at least one symbol for DM-RS transmission from among a plurality of symbols included in the plurality of contiguous TTIs.

US Pat. No. 10,932,289

SIGNAL TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A signal transmission method, wherein the method comprises:transmitting a signal based on a preset transmission pattern, wherein
the transmission pattern comprises at least one of a downlink time domain unit or an uplink time domain unit, wherein the downlink time domain unit comprises N1 downlink time domain regions, wherein each downlink time domain region has a downlink timing boundary, wherein the uplink time domain unit comprises N2 uplink time domain regions, wherein each uplink time domain region has an uplink timing boundary, wherein N1?2, and N2?2, and wherein the transmission pattern satisfies at least one of the following:
a downlink timing boundary of an ith downlink time domain region in the downlink time domain unit is later than a first downlink timing boundary, wherein i is a positive integer greater than 1 and less than or equal to N1;
a downlink timing boundary of a jth downlink time domain region in the downlink time domain unit is earlier than a first downlink timing boundary, wherein j is a positive integer greater than 1 and less than or equal to N1;
an uplink timing boundary of a kth uplink time domain region in the uplink time domain unit is earlier than a first downlink timing boundary, wherein k is a positive integer greater than or equal to 1 and less than or equal to N2; or
an uplink timing boundary of an mth uplink time domain region in the uplink time domain unit is later than a first downlink timing boundary, wherein m is a positive integer greater than 1 and less than or equal to N2;
wherein a downlink timing boundary of an xth downlink region is stipulated as follows: receiving timing of a symbol having an index number p in the xth downlink time domain region comprises determining the following: downlink timing boundary of the xth downlink region+p*Tsymbol, wherein Tsymbol is a length occupied by a symbol in time domain, and x is i or j; and
wherein an uplink timing boundary of a yth uplink region is stipulated as follows: transmitting timing of a symbol having an index number p in the yth uplink time domain region comprises determining the following: uplink timing boundary of the yth uplink region+p*Tsymbol, wherein y is k or m, p is any positive integer from 0 to t?1, wherein t is a total quantity of symbols comprised in a time domain unit, and wherein an index number of a symbol starts from 0 and is arranged in ascending order of time domain.

US Pat. No. 10,932,288

WIRELESS DEVICE, RADIO NETWORK NODE AND METHODS PERFORMED THEREIN FOR HANDLING COMMUNICATION BETWEEN WIRELESS DEVICES IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method performed by a radio network node of a wireless communication network, the method comprising:receiving a Buffer Status Report (BSR) from a wireless device, wherein the wireless device identifies in the BSR one or more Logical Channel Groups (LCGs) to indicate Pro Se Per Packet Priorities (PPPPs) applicable to transmission by the wireless device of one or more packets on a sidelink between the wireless device and another wireless device, and identifies one or more other LCGs in the BSR to indicate Quality-of-Service (QoS) requirements applicable to the transmission by the wireless device of the one or more packets on the sidelink; and
making a scheduling decision for scheduling the transmission by the wireless device of the one or more packets on the sidelink, according to the indicated QoS requirements in the BSR.

US Pat. No. 10,932,287

DYNAMIC MONITORING AND SCHEDULING IN RETRANSMISSION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications performed by a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving, from a base station, one or more configuration messages indicating a configuration for each of a plurality of bandwidth parts (BWPs) within a same carrier including a first BWP and one or more second BWPs;
monitoring the first BWP and no other BWPs of the plurality of BWPs, the first BWP having a first receiver bandwidth for downlink transmissions from the base station;
receiving, from the base station, a data transmission in the first receiver bandwidth based on the monitoring of the first BWP;
determining that a data packet of the data transmission was unsuccessfully decoded;
transmitting, to the base station, an indication that the data packet was unsuccessfully decoded based on the determining that the data packet was unsuccessfully decoded;
switching, based at least in part on the determining that the data packet was unsuccessfully decoded, from monitoring the first BWP to monitoring the one or more second BWPs within the carrier, the one or more monitored second BWPs having a total receiver bandwidth that is wider than the first receiver bandwidth; and
receiving a retransmission of the data packet in one or more of the one or more monitored second BWPs based on the monitoring of the one or more second BWPs.

US Pat. No. 10,932,286

PARALLEL LOW LATENCY AWARENESS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications at a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving, within a first control region of a first transmission time interval (TTI), control information for a non-low latency communication from a base station, the non-low latency communication associated with a downlink transmission in a first data region of the first TTI;
receiving, within a second control region subsequent to the first control region, a low latency indicator from the base station, the low latency indicator associated with a low latency communication in the first data region of the first TTI; and
determining a set of resources associated with the low latency communication that at least partially overlap resources of the downlink transmission based at least in part on the low latency indicator.

US Pat. No. 10,932,285

CYCLICAL OBSTRUCTION COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Viasat Inc., Carlsbad, C...

1. A method, comprising:establishing a communication session with a terminal for transmission of one or more data packets via a wireless communication system;
identifying that a communication channel used for communication with the terminal is intermittently obstructed;
fragmenting the one or more data packets into a plurality of packet fragments, wherein a size of the plurality of packet fragments is determined based at least in part on obstruction characteristics of the intermittently obstructed communication channel; and
transmitting the plurality of packet fragments to the terminal over the intermittently obstructed communication channel.

US Pat. No. 10,932,284

ADAPTIVE ANTENNA FOR CHANNEL SELECTION MANAGEMENT IN COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

Ethertronics, Inc., San ...

1. A network communication system for servicing wireless communication links between each of a plurality of client devices and a network, respectively, the network communication system comprising:a first access point configured to operate on a first channel,
a second access point configured to operate on a second channel that is different than the first channel, and
a network controller;
the first access point comprising an adaptive antenna system associated therewith, the adaptive antenna system being configurable in one of a plurality of possible modes, wherein the adaptive antenna system exhibits a distinct radiation pattern when configured in each of the plurality of possible modes; and
the network controller being adapted to execute an algorithm for determining a selected mode of the adaptive antenna system for a given time period, the algorithm comprising the steps of:
with the first access point, surveying each of the plurality of client devices available for communication with the network,
configuring the adaptive antenna system of the first access point in each of the plurality of possible modes thereof, and for each mode, measuring a channel quality indicator (CQI) associated with the adaptive antenna system of the first access point and each of the plurality of client devices,
storing, on a network, antenna mode data corresponding to each mode, device, and channel quality indicator of the adaptive antenna system,
selecting one of the plurality of possible modes as the selected mode for the adaptive antenna system of the first access point based on the antenna mode data, wherein the selected mode is selected to improve the channel quality indicator at the second access point, and
configuring the adaptive antenna system of the first access point in the selected mode,
wherein the selected mode is the one of the plurality of possible modes which achieves greatest throughput of the network,
wherein the greatest throughput of the network is achieved upon balancing device load among each channel of each of the first access point and the second access point,
wherein when the adaptive antenna system is configured in the selected mode, a radiation pattern associated with the selected mode is steered such that a null of the radiation pattern is pointed towards one or more of the plurality of client devices that is in communication with the second access point, and
wherein a noise floor of the first access point is limited by one or more frequency components generated by the second access point.

US Pat. No. 10,932,283

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION VIA A FIRST AND A SECOND COMMUNICATION CHANNEL IN A SHARED FREQUENCY BAND

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method of wireless communication via a first and a second communication channel in an unlicensed frequency band shared between a first and second radio access technology comprising:a radio network access node distributing first data packets for transmission to a wireless device via the first communication channel and distributing second data packets for transmission to the wireless device via the second communication channel,
the radio network access node transmitting to the wireless device the first data packets via the first communication channel according to the first radio access technology in said unlicensed frequency band, wherein said first radio access technology employs a synchronous access scheme,
the radio network access node transmitting to the wireless device the second data packets via the second communication channel according to the second radio access technology in said unlicensed frequency band, wherein the second radio access technology differs from the first radio access technology, wherein said second radio access technology employs an asynchronous access scheme, and
the radio network access node transmitting to the wireless device control information and resource allocation grants for the first communication channel via the second communication channel.

US Pat. No. 10,932,282

SCHEDULING TIMELINE IN NEW RADIO-SPECTRUM SHARING (NR-SS)

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:communicating, by a first wireless communication device with a second wireless communication device, scheduling information during a first time period of a first transmission opportunity (TXOP) of a first network operating entity in a shared communication medium, the scheduling information indicating an offset time period relative to the first time period; and
communicating, by the first wireless communication device with the second wireless communication device and based on the offset time period, a communication signal including an acknowledgment (ACK) signal or a negative acknowledgment (NACK) signal during a second time period within a second TXOP of a second network operating entity different from the first network operating entity subsequent to the first TXOP, the second time period reserved for the first network operating entity to communicate the ACK signal or the NACK signal.

US Pat. No. 10,932,280

WIRELESS DEVICE AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD FOR SCHEDULING ASSIGNMENT MESSAGE TRANSMISSION

Panasonic Intellectual Pr...

1. A wireless communication apparatus, comprising:a processing circuit which, in operation, maps a scheduling assignment message into one or more resources; and
a transmitter which, in operation, transmits the scheduling assignment message in the one or more resources, where:
in a case that the scheduling assignment message is mapped into the one or more resources within a same subframe where data of a sidelink transmission is transmitted, no timing advanced field is included in the scheduling assignment message, and
in a case that the scheduling assignment message is not mapped into the one or more resources within a same subframe where the data of a sidelink transmission is transmitted, a timing advanced field is included in the scheduling assignment message.

US Pat. No. 10,932,279

METHODS, BASE STATION, INFRASTRUCTURE NODE AND TERMINAL FOR MEASUREMENTS AND DELAY-SENSITIVE VEHICLE-RELATED COMMUNICATIONS

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A base station for use in a mobile telecommunications system, the mobile telecommunications system comprising one or more infrastructure nodes configured to communicate with one or more terminals via a wireless interface, the base station comprising:circuitry configured to
communicate via the wireless interface with the one or more terminals;
obtain measurements, wherein a measurement relates to a link between a first terminal of the one or more terminals and a first infrastructure node of the one or more infrastructure nodes;
obtain one or both of a delay-sensitive terminal indicator associated with the first terminal, and a delay-sensitive infrastructure node indicator associated with the first infrastructure node,
identify communications between the first terminal and the first infrastructure node as delay-sensitive communications based on the obtained one or both of the delay-sensitive terminal indicator and the delay-sensitive infrastructure node indicator;
identify, based on the measurements and a result of identifying the communications as the delay-sensitive communications, resources of the wireless interface to allocate for the first terminal to communicate with the first infrastructure node, the resources being selected from two or more periods of time; and
allocate the resources for the first terminal to communicate with the first infrastructure node during the two or more periods of time.

US Pat. No. 10,932,278

SCHEDULING AND CONTROL IN NEW RADIO USING PREEMPTION INDICATION

Convida Wireless, LLC, W...

1. An apparatus comprising a processor and a memory, the apparatus further including computer-executable instructions stored in the memory of the apparatus which, when executed by the processor of the apparatus, cause the apparatus to:receive a configuration for monitoring potential preemption occasions;
receive a URLLC Preemption Radio Network Identifier (UP-RNTI) for identifying a preemption indication message, wherein the UP-RNTI is assigned to a group of devices;
monitor at least one preconfigured occasion for a preemption indication on a group-common physical DL control channel;
determine that the apparatus is a valid recipient of the preemption indication upon detecting the preemption indication with the UP-RNTI;
based on the preemption indication, identify a second resource out of first resources for a first transmission, the second resource being preempted for a second transmission; and
receive retransmission resources for a retransmission of one or more preempted resources for the first transmission.

US Pat. No. 10,932,276

FRAME STRUCTURE IN NR

Convida Wireless, LLC, W...

1. A method for configuring user equipment comprising:configuring a set of ‘K’ channel state information interference channel measurement (CSI-ICM) resources and channel state interference reference signal (CSI-RS) resources for a group of user equipment;
indicating, for one of the user equipment in the group, at least ‘N’ of the ‘K’ CSI-ICM resources via radio resource control (RRC) signaling:
transmitting downlink control information including the CSI-ICM resources to the one user equipment in the group;
receiving, from the one user equipment in the group, feedback of an interference measurement based on the transmitted CSI-ICM resources;
scheduling a multi-user multiple input multiple output (MU-MIMO) transmission for the user equipment based on the feedback;
and
determining a cancelation of interference transmitted from the one user equipment to other co-scheduled user equipment in the group,
wherein ‘N’ is dependent upon a number of interference sources.

US Pat. No. 10,932,275

INTELLIGENT WIRELESS CHANNEL SELECTION

Microsoft Technology Lice...

1. A method for intelligent wireless channel selection, the method being performed by a client device, the method comprising:obtaining a first measurement corresponding to a serving wireless local area network (WLAN) access point that uses a first channel;
obtaining a second measurement corresponding to a target WLAN access point that uses a second channel, wherein a comparison of the first measurement and the second measurement indicates a first decision about whether the client device should roam from the serving WLAN access point to the target WLAN access point;
selecting a weight from two or more weights included in channel selection settings, wherein the weight selected is based on one or more characteristics of the client device, the first channel, or the second channel;
applying the weight to at least one of the first measurement and the second measurement to obtain at least one weighted measurement; and
determining whether to roam from the serving WLAN access point to the target WLAN access point based on the at least one weighted measurement, wherein the at least one weighted measurement indicates a second decision about whether the client device should roam from the serving WLAN access point to the target WLAN access point, the second decision being different from the first decision.

US Pat. No. 10,932,273

FACILITATING COMMUNICATION OF RADIO RESOURCE QUALITY TO A MOBILE APPLICATION

1. A method, comprising:determining, by a device coupled to a processor, a mobility factor of a radio of a base station, wherein the mobility factor comprises an amount of change in a number of and identities of mobile devices being processed by the radio of the base station over a time period;
determining, by the device, class information for the radio of the base station, wherein the class information comprises a value indicative of the mobility factor of the radio, wherein the class information is correlatable to a bit rate at which a mobile device is to execute an application of the mobile device, and wherein determining the class information is performed instead of a process of testing, by the mobile device, a throughput of a radio link communicatively coupled to the mobile device; and
based on a loading of the radio, generating, by the device, throttle command information indicative of whether to throttle data, wherein the generating is performed at a first rate based on a first determination that the mobility factor is less than a defined threshold and is performed at a second rate based on a second determination that the mobility factor is not less than the defined threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,932,272

METHOD FOR SUPPORTING FLEXIBLE RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a station (STA) to receive a MU PPDU (Multi-User Physical Protocol data unit) in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system, the method comprising:receiving, at the STA, the MU PPDU comprising a signaling (SIG) field for control information and a data field for data based on either an OFDMA (Orthogonal Frequency Divisional Multiple Access) scheme or a MU-MIMO (Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output) scheme, wherein the control information of the SIG field includes a bandwidth field; and
processing the received MU PPDU,
wherein the bandwidth field has a length longer than 2 bits,
wherein least significant 2 bits from the bandwidth field having the length longer than 2 bits represent a first range of values including 1st to 4th values,
wherein the 1st to 4th values of the bandwidth field are respectively for the bandwidth of (a) 20 MHz, (b) 40 MHz, (c) 80 MHz and (d) 160 MHz or 80+80 MHz,
wherein additional one or more bits from the bandwidth field having the length longer than 2 bits other than the least significant 2 bits represent a second range of values including one or more values from a 5th value,
wherein, from the 5th value of the bandwidth field, values of the bandwidth field are for one or more null channels,
wherein the first range of values do not overlap with the second range of values, and
wherein the bandwidth field indicates the one or more of null channels only when the bandwidth equals to or is greater than 80 MHz.

US Pat. No. 10,932,271

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GROUPING VEHICLES IN INTERNET OF VEHICLES

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for grouping vehicles in Vehicle to Everything, comprising:receiving, by a designated vehicle that satisfies a preset condition within a coverage region of a Road Side Unit (RSU), a first indication data from the RSU, the first indication data being for indicating that the designated vehicle becomes a vehicle having management authority for managing a vehicle group to which the designated vehicle belongs, or negotiating, by designated vehicles that satisfy the preset condition outside the coverage region of the RSU, to select a final designated vehicle from the designated vehicles that satisfy the preset condition outside the coverage region of the RSU, the vehicle group consisting of vehicles;
periodically broadcasting, by the designated vehicle, a first message to vehicles within the coverage of the RSU and/or outside the coverage of the RSU, the first message being for indicating grouping the vehicle;
receiving, by the designated vehicle, a second message in response to the first message, the second message being for indicating joining the vehicle group; and
grouping, by the designated vehicle, a vehicle which sends the second message to the vehicle group;
wherein receiving, by the designated vehicle, the second message in response to the first message comprises:
sending, by the designated vehicle, a request message to the vehicle responding to the first message, the request message being for requesting the vehicle to join the vehicle group; and
receiving, by the designated vehicle, the second message in response to the request message.

US Pat. No. 10,932,270

TECHNIQUES AND APPARATUSES FOR USER EQUIPMENT-REQUESTED BEAM PAIR LINK PROCEDURE

Qualcomm Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication performed by a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving, from a base station, an instruction regarding a threshold;
determining to request a beam pair refinement procedure with regard to the UE and the base station when a performance of a beam pair link does not satisfy the threshold and based at least in part on an improvement predicted to be achieved by performing the beam pair refinement procedure; and
transmitting, to the base station, information based on determining to request the beam pair refinement procedure.

US Pat. No. 10,932,269

BANDWIDTH ADJUSTMENT OF MULTIPLE CONCURRENT BANDWIDTH PARTS FOR A BASE STATION OF A CELLULAR NETWORK

DISH Wireless L.L.C., En...

1. A method for transitioning a bandwidth allocation of user equipment by a base station, the method comprising:defining, by a cellular network, a first bandwidth part and a second bandwidth part to be used for communication with user equipment by the base station of the cellular network, wherein:
the first bandwidth part and the second bandwidth part do not overlap; and
the first bandwidth part has a different subcarrier spacing (SCS) than the second bandwidth part;
determining to adjust a bandwidth allocation of the first bandwidth part and the second bandwidth part based on an amount of communication traffic for multiple UE that are using the second bandwidth part;
defining, by the cellular network, a third bandwidth part and a fourth bandwidth part to be used for communication with user equipment by the base station of the cellular network, wherein:
the third bandwidth part and the fourth bandwidth part do not overlap;
the third bandwidth part has a different SCS than the fourth bandwidth part;
the fourth bandwidth part has a wider bandwidth than the second bandwidth part; and
the third bandwidth part has a narrower bandwidth than the first bandwidth part;
performing, by the cellular network, a first transition of a first set of user equipment communicating with the base station using the first bandwidth part to the third bandwidth part, wherein the first transition comprises transmitting a message to all UE in communication with the base station indicating the first transition to the third bandwidth part; and
after the first transition, performing a second transition of a second set of user equipment communicating with the base station using the second bandwidth part to the fourth bandwidth part.

US Pat. No. 10,932,268

NEXT GENERATION MOBILE SATELLITE SYSTEM AND GATEWAY DESIGN

HUGHES NETWORK SYSTEMS, L...

1. A method comprising:receiving user traffic in a satellite communication system from terminals of different types through a common physical layer;
identifying a type associated with each terminal;
routing the user traffic from the common physical layer to a multi-protocol stack based, at least in part, on the terminal type; and
forwarding the user traffic from the multi-protocol stack to a core network corresponding to the terminal type,
wherein the terminal type is determined based on utilization of a current generation protocol or a legacy protocol of at least one prior generation.

US Pat. No. 10,932,267

HYBRID BAND RADIO WITH MULTIPLE ANTENNA ARRAYS

Skyline Partners Technolo...

1. A hybrid band radio with multiple antenna arrays for communicating outbound data to one or more other hybrid band radios, said hybrid band radio comprising:a first antenna array comprising a plurality of first directive gain antenna elements;
a first transmitter for transmitting first information over a first wireless link utilizing at least a first frequency band, the first transmitter coupled to at least one of the plurality of first directive gain antenna elements;
a second antenna array comprising a plurality of second directive gain antenna elements; and
a second transmitter for transmitting second information over a second wireless link utilizing at least a second frequency band, the second transmitter coupled to at least one of the plurality of second directive gain antenna elements,
wherein the first frequency band is higher in radio frequency (RF) than the second frequency band;
and wherein a second antenna beamwidth associated with the second antenna array is wider than a first antenna beamwidth associated with the first antenna array.

US Pat. No. 10,932,266

SHARING RESOURCES IN AN UNLICENSED FREQUENCY BAND

Nokia Technologies OY, E...

1. A method performed at a multiple input multiple output network node operable to transmit signals in an unlicensed band, said method comprising:estimating at least one channel within said unlicensed band between at least one network access node operable to transmit in said unlicensed band and said multiple input multiple output network node;
determining precoding operations required to generate a null signal beam for said at least one estimated channel;
monitoring said unlicensed band using said determined precoding operations; and
in response to detecting said unlicensed band to be clear of signals, transmitting at least one signal in said unlicensed band with said null signal beam in place such that no signal is transmitted by said multiple input multiple output network node on said at least one estimated channel.

US Pat. No. 10,932,265

CLIENT STATION CONFIGURED FOR OPERATION BASED ON PERSISTENT RESOURCE ALLOCATION INFORMATION

Wi-LAN Inc., Ottawa (CA)...

1. A method of performed by a client station, the method comprising:receiving, by the client station, persistent resource allocation information, the persistent resource allocation information including an indication of downlink (DL) persistent resources, a first identifier associated with the client station, an indication of a DL allocation period, an indication of uplink (UL) persistent resources, and an indication of an UL allocation period;
periodically receiving, by the client station, DL user data associated with the first identifier, the DL user data being received via the DL persistent resources and based on the DL allocation period, and the DL persistent resources repeating at an interval defined by the DL allocation period; and
persistently transmitting, by the client station, UL user data via the UL persistent resources and based on the UL allocation period, the UL persistent resources repeating at an interval defined by the UL allocation period.

US Pat. No. 10,932,264

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ADJUSTING COMMUNICATION CHANNEL BASED ON SIGNAL SCAN RESULT

KIWI TECHNOLOGY INC., Hs...

1. A communication method for adjusting a channel based on a signal scan result, adapted to a communication system including one or more wireless gateway modules that receive signals from terminal nodes through a multi-channel technology, a wireless transceiver module used to transmit signals, and a control circuit that connects with the one or more wireless gateway modules and the wireless transceiver module via a connection circuit, wherein the communication method comprises:selecting a frequency by the control circuit when the wireless transceiver module does not perform any transmission instruction and driving the wireless transceiver module to scan a space with the selected frequency so as to produce a scan result; and
repeatedly selecting other frequencies to scan the space for producing a plurality of scan results, and recording signal information therein to a signal scan table;
wherein, the wireless gateway module is an LoRa concentrator and the wireless transceiver module is an LBT module supporting LoRa communication; in the communication system, the LBT module processes signals received by the one or more LoRa concentrators through the control circuit the LoRa concentrator in the communication system is configured to be a one-way receiver that is cooperated with the LBT module that is configured to be a one-way transmitter; when the communication system uses the control circuit to determine that a transmission frequency is required to be adjusted according to a transmission status, one of the frequencies recorded in the signal scan table is selected to be the transmission frequency for one of the wireless gateway modules.

US Pat. No. 10,932,263

CONTROLLING CARRIER SELECTION IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Convida Wireless, LLC, W...

1. A terminal device, comprising:circuitry configured to:
receive a physical layer synchronization signal that is associated with a carrier of a plurality of logically separate carriers;
synchronize with the carrier based on the physical layer synchronization signal;
acquire, on the carrier, a master information block (MIB) that includes information indicating a bandwidth of the carrier and that does not include an indication that the terminal device is barred from accessing the carrier, the information configured to be used by non-legacy terminal devices for determining whether to terminate a camp-on procedure;
attempt to acquire, on the carrier in a case that the terminal device is a legacy device, a system information block (SIB) that is separate from the MIB;
in a case that the terminal device acquires the SIB, determine whether the terminal device is barred from accessing the carrier based on whether the SIB includes a first flag indicating that the terminal device is barred from accessing the carrier, wherein
the first flag is located in a sub-frame that includes both legacy-specific signaling for legacy terminal devices and non-legacy signaling for non-legacy terminal devices, and
the first flag is configured to be used by legacy terminal devices to terminate a camp-on procedure and to be ignored by the non-legacy terminal devices; and
in a case that the terminal device is a non-legacy device, determine whether the terminal device is barred from accessing the carrier based on whether the SIB includes a second flag indicating that the terminal device is barred from accessing the carrier.

US Pat. No. 10,932,259

FEEDBACK WINDOW TO PROVIDE EARLY FEEDBACK FOR TRANSMISSIONS IN A SET OF CONSECUTIVE TRANSMISSION TIME INTERVALS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

28. An apparatus for wireless communication by a user equipment (UE), comprising:means for receiving a grant indicating a beginning transmission time interval (TTI) of a set of consecutive TTIs and an allocation of resources within each TTI of the set of consecutive TTIs;
means for receiving an indicator of a feedback window that is offset relative to the beginning TTI of the set of consecutive TTIs, the feedback window comprising a plurality of control channel occasions interspersed within a duration of the set of consecutive TTIs;
means for receiving a transport block within a first TTI of the set of consecutive TTIs; and
means for transmitting, within a first control channel occasion of the plurality of control channel occasions, feedback to indicate whether the transport block was successfully received.

US Pat. No. 10,932,258

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING CONTROL INFORMATION AND DATA INFORMATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. An operation method of a terminal in a wireless communication system, the operation method comprising:receiving a subcarrier spacing configuration indicating a subcarrier spacing of 60 kHz and cyclic prefix information indicating an extended cyclic prefix from a base station through higher layer signaling;
receiving a slot format indicator with a first value;
determining a symbol having the extended cyclic prefix as a flexible symbol in case that at least one of symbols having a normal cyclic prefix and overlapping the symbol is a flexible symbol according to a slot format indicated by the first value;
determining the symbol having the extended cyclic prefix as an uplink symbol in case that all symbols having the normal cyclic prefix and overlapping the symbol are uplink symbols according to the slot format indicated by the first value; and
determining the symbol having the extended cyclic prefix as downlink symbol in case that all symbols having the normal cyclic prefix and overlapping the symbol are downlink symbols according to the slot format indicated by the first value.

US Pat. No. 10,932,257

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, TERMINAL DEVICE, AND NETWORK DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A data transmission method, comprising:receiving, by a terminal device, first Downlink Control Information (DCI) and second DCI, wherein the first DCI is configured for scheduling the terminal device to receive a first Physical Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH) transmitted by using a first Transmission Time Interval (TTI) on a target carrier, the second DCI is configured for scheduling the terminal device to receive a second PDSCH transmitted by using a second TTI on the target carrier, the first TTI is smaller than the second TTI, and time resources of the first PDSCH and the second PDSCH at least partially overlap;
determining, by the terminal device, a priority relationship between the first DCI and the second DCI; and
when a priority of the first DCI is a first priority and a priority of the second DCI is the first priority, or when the priority of the first DCI is a second priority and the priority of the second DCI is the second priority, receiving, by the terminal device, the first PDSCH on the target carrier.

US Pat. No. 10,932,255

RESOURCE INDICATION METHOD AND APPARATUS, AND UPLINK CONTROL SIGNAL TRANSMISSION METHOD AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A resource indication method, comprising:determining, by a base station, a resource used by a terminal to send an uplink control signal; and
sending, by the base station, indication information to the terminal, wherein the indication information is used to indicate a target parameter, and the target parameter comprises at least one of parameters used by the terminal to determine the resource, wherein the parameters used to determine the resource comprise a first parameter and a second parameter, wherein the target parameter comprises the first parameter or the second parameter, wherein the determining, by a base station, a resource used by a terminal to send an uplink control signal comprises:
determining the first parameter or the second parameter based on the target parameter;
determining one of the first parameter or the second parameter other than the target parameter based on a downlink resource; and
determining, by the base station based on the first parameter and the second parameter, the resource used by the terminal to send the uplink control signal.

US Pat. No. 10,932,254

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING OFFLOADING PROCEDURES FOR WLAN-LTE INTEGRATION AND INTERWORKING IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A base station in a wireless communication system, wherein the base station is configured to:transmit a wireless local area network (WLAN) termination (WT) Addition Request message to a WT via a Xw interface; and
receive a WT Addition Request Acknowledge message from the WT via the Xw interface, as a response to the WT Addition Request message,
wherein the WT is a logical node that terminates the Xw interface,
wherein the WT Addition Request message includes an Xw application protocol (AP) identifier (ID) used for the base station to identify a user equipment (UE), information on an evolved-UMTS terrestrial radio access network (E-UTRAN) radio access bearer (E-RAB) to be added in the WT and a selected WLAN identifier,
wherein the information on the E-RAB to be added in the WT includes an E-RAB ID, information on E-RAB quality of service (QoS) and information on a GPRS tunneling protocol (GTP) tunnel endpoint, of the E-RAB to be added in the WT,
wherein the WT Addition Request Acknowledge message includes the Xw AP ID, a WLAN Xw AP ID used for the WT to identify the UE, information on an E-RAB admitted by the WT to be added, and
wherein the information on the E-RAB admitted by the WT to be added includes an E-RAB ID and information on a WLAN GTP tunnel endpoint, of the E-RAB admitted by the WT to be added.

US Pat. No. 10,932,253

RADIO NETWORK NODES MANAGEMENT SYSTEM PROVIDING DUAL CONNECTIVITY

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method, performed by a second radio network node, for enabling communication for a wireless device in a communication network, the communication network comprising a first network and a second network, the second radio network node associated with the second network, wherein a first radio network node is associated with the first network, wherein the first radio network node and the second radio network node are serving or are to serve the wireless device jointly, and wherein the first network comprises partitioned sets of functionalities; the method comprising:receiving an indication from the first radio network node, the indication indicating an identity of a first network slice supporting the wireless device, wherein a first set of functionalities belongs to the first network slice supporting the wireless device, and wherein the first set of functionalities is separated from another set of functionalities out of a total set of functionalities in the first network; and
handling data to and/or from the wireless device using the received indication, wherein the handling comprises counting data volume for the wireless device on a per slice identity (ID) basis.

US Pat. No. 10,932,252

RECEIVER DEVICE, TRANSMITTER DEVICE, RECEPTION METHOD, AND TRANSMISSION METHOD

Sun Patent Trust, New Yo...

1. An integrated circuit comprising:circuitry, which, in operation, controls
mapping a precoded downlink control signal to one of a plurality of mapping candidates,
wherein the precoded downlink control signal is prepared using a first precoding for single-antenna port transmission with a single antenna port in localized allocation mode,
wherein the precoded downlink control signal is prepared using a second precoding for multi-antenna ports transmission with two antenna ports in distributed allocation mode, and
wherein the plurality of mapping candidates is comprised of a plurality of aggregation levels, and one or more of the aggregation levels that is higher than a boundary among the plurality of aggregation levels is associated with only the multi-antenna ports transmission, the boundary being determined based on signaling indicated from the base station apparatus; and
transmitting the precoded downlink control signal.

US Pat. No. 10,932,249

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING DOWNLINK CONTROL INFORMATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for receiving downlink control information (DCI) in a communication system, the method comprising:identifying an initial bandwidth part based on a master information block received on a physical broadcast channel, wherein the initial bandwidth part is identified based on a control resource set for a system information block indicated by the master information block;
receiving resource allocation information of type 1 indicating an allocated resource, on DCI of DCI format 1_0;
identifying a starting resource block of the allocated resource associated with an active bandwidth part, wherein a starting resource block associated with the initial bandwidth part is based on the starting resource block of the allocated resource associated with the active bandwidth part and a scaling factor determined based on a size of the initial bandwidth part and a size of the active bandwidth part, in case that a size for the DCI of DCI format 1_0 in a user equipment (UE) specific search space (USS) is derived from the size of the initial bandwidth part and the DCI of DCI format 1_0 is applied to the active bandwidth part; and
identifying a length of contiguously allocated resource blocks of the allocated resource associated with the active bandwidth part, wherein a length contiguously allocated resource blocks associated with the initial bandwidth part is based on the length of contiguously allocated resource blocks of the allocated resource associated with the active bandwidth part and the scaling factor, in case that the size for the DCI of DCI format 1_0 in the USS is derived from the size of the initial bandwidth part and the DCI of DCI format 1_0 is applied to the active bandwidth part.

US Pat. No. 10,932,248

SIGNAL TRANSMISSION METHOD AND RELATED DEVICE

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method of signal transmission, comprising:generating, by a transmit node, a first signal, wherein the transmit node is first user equipment in a first cell;
sending, by the transmit node, the first signal on a first resource, wherein a transmit power of the first signal is non-zero, the first signal is superimposed on a third signal sent on the first resource, and the third signal is used by a receive node to obtain a first interference power, wherein the receive node is second user equipment in a second cell,
wherein the transmit node sends no signal on a second resource, there is a fourth signal on the second resource, the fourth signal is used by the receive node to obtain a second interference power, and the first interference power and the second interference power are used to obtain an interference power of the transmit node on the receive node; and
receiving, by the transmit node, sending resource configuration information that is sent by a third network device in the first cell, wherein the sending resource configuration information instructs the transmit node to send the first signal on the first resource and send no signal on the second resource.

US Pat. No. 10,932,247

METHOD FOR CONFIGURING DOWNLINK CONTROL REGION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for receiving a downlink control channel and a downlink data channel by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving a short physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) including downlink control information (DCI),
wherein the DCI includes first information on an aggregation level being a reference for allocating the downlink data channel to a control region and second information on a last control channel element (CCE) index to which the downlink control channel is allocated, and
wherein the last CCE index is a last index among a plurality of CCE indices for a plurality of candidate CCEs allocated for the downlink control channel;
configuring a downlink control channel transmission region based on the last CCE index and a resource region for one or more downlink control channel candidates related to the aggregation level;
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.

US Pat. No. 10,932,246

METHODS AND DEVICES FOR DYNAMICALLY DETERMINING TRANSMISSION LOCATIONS OF UL DMRS

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for dynamically determining a transmission location of an UpLink (UL) DeModulation Reference Signal (DMRS), comprising:receiving, by a terminal, a DownLink (DL) control channel; and
determining, by the terminal, the transmission location of the UL DMRS according to the DL control channel;
wherein the method further includes at least one of the following modes:
first mode:
the DL control channel is a DL control channel with an UL Downlink Control Information (DCI) format;
determining, by the terminal, the transmission location of the UL DMRS according to the DL control channel includes: determining, by the terminal according to the DL control channel, the transmission location of the DMRS of a shortened Physical Uplink Shared CHannel (sPUSCH), which is scheduled by the DL control channel; when the first mode is adopted, the sPUSCH and DMRS use different scheduling timings;
second mode:
predefining multiple UL DMRS patterns, wherein each DMRS pattern at least includes division of each short TTI and a location of DMRS, in each sub-frame or slot, or each DMRS pattern at least includes a relative location relationship between the DMRS and the short TTI, an indication field of the DL control channel indicates one of the predefined multiple UL DMRS patterns;
third mode:
the DL control channel is a DL control channel with a DL DCI format;
determining, by the terminal, the transmission location of the UL DMRS according to the DL control channel includes: determining, by the terminal according to the DL control channel, the transmission location of the DMRS of a shortened Physical Uplink Control Channel (sPUCCH) carrying ACK/NACK feedback information corresponding to the DL control channel.

US Pat. No. 10,932,245

RECEPTION OF MULTIPLE PDSCHS SIMULTANEOUSLY

MEDIATEK INC., Hsin-Chu ...

1. A method of wireless communication of a user equipment (UE), comprising:determining resources of a first physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) and resources of second at least one PDSCH on a cell, the first PDSCH being a unicast PDSCH specific to the UE;
determining that the first PDSCH overlaps with the second at least one PDSCH in a time domain;
determining whether the second at least one PDSCH is another unicast PDSCH specific to the UE; and
when the second at least one PDSCH is not another unicast PDSCH specific to the UE, a duration required for decoding the first PDSCH meets a duration threshold, and the cell is in a first frequency range:
(a) refraining from decoding the first PDSCH independently of a transport block size of the second at least one PDSCH or (b) determining a transport block size of the second at least one PDSCH.

US Pat. No. 10,932,244

CHANNEL TRANSMISSION METHOD, TERMINAL DEVICE AND NETWORK DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A channel transmission method, comprising:receiving, by a terminal device, first information transmitted by a network device at a first moment;
determining, by the terminal device, a first time domain resource for transmitting a first uplink channel according to the first information, wherein the first time domain resource is located in a target time domain resource unit, the first time domain resource comprises P channel resource units, each of the P channel resource units comprises M time domain symbols, and last N time domain symbols of the M time domain symbols are used to transmit a reference signal, wherein P, M, and N are positive integers, and N is not greater than M;
wherein the method further comprises:
receiving, by the terminal device, second information transmitted by the network device at a second moment;
determining, by the terminal device, a second time domain resource for transmitting the first uplink channel according to the second information, wherein the second moment is after the first moment, the second time domain resource is located in the target time domain resource unit and the first time domain resource comprises the second time domain resource; and
transmitting, by the terminal device, the first uplink channel to the network device on the second time domain resource;
wherein the determining, by the terminal device, a second time domain resource for transmitting the first uplink channel according to the second information comprises:
determining, by the terminal device, to transmit a second uplink channel or signal on a third time domain resource in the tar et time domain resource unit according to the second information, wherein the third time domain resource at least partially overlaps with the first time domain resource; and
determining, by the terminal device, a time domain resource, in the first time domain resource that does not overlap with the third time domain resource as the second time domain resource.

US Pat. No. 10,932,243

UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD, TERMINAL DEVICE, BASE STATION, AND COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by a base station, uplink control information from a terminal device by using an uplink control channel, wherein the uplink control channel occupies N symbols, wherein N is equal to 1 or 2, wherein a signal carried on a symbol l of the N symbols is corresponding to a sequence, and wherein the sequence is a cyclic shift sequence; and
determining, by the base station, the sequence according to an information bit quantity of the uplink control information, and
determining, by the base station, an information bit sequence of the uplink control information according to the sequence corresponding to the signal carried on the symbol l.

US Pat. No. 10,932,242

MULTIPLEXING LARGE PAYLOADS OF CONTROL INFORMATION FROM USER EQUIPMENTS

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for transmitting uplink control information (UCI) over a physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:acquiring, by a user equipment (UE), from a base station, information for configuration of a first PUCCH format associated with more than one resource block, wherein the first PUCCH format is identified based on a number of at least one bit of the UCI;
generating, by the UE, UCI to be transmitted;
modulating, by the UE, the UCI by using quadrature phase shift keying (QPSK);
performing, by the UE, an inverse Fourier transform (IFT) operation on the modulated UCI; and
transmitting, by the UE, the inverse Fourier transformed UCI using the first PUCCH format.

US Pat. No. 10,932,241

METHOD FOR UPLINK TRANSMISSION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of performing uplink transmission using tail biting convolution coding (TBCC) by a user equipment in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:encoding a coded bit using a plurality of bits, and
transmitting, to a base station, the encoded coded bit through an uplink control channel,
wherein the plurality of bits is generated by repeating at least one bit, corresponding to uplink control information, by an odd number of times based on that the number of bits of the at least one bit is smaller than a pre-configured threshold value for the TBCC, and
wherein the repeating the at least one bit is performed until the number of bits of the plurality of bits is configured to be equal to or greater than the pre-configured threshold value for the TBCC.

US Pat. No. 10,932,240

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING SR IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND TERMINAL THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

9. A terminal for transmitting a Scheduling Request (SR) in a wireless communication system, the terminal comprising:a receiver configured to receive information on periodicity of a SR transmission and resource regions for a periodic SR transmission and receive Downlink Control Information (DCI) including a SR field related to SR transmission regions in a first subframe; and
a processor configured to, when the SR field indicates a specific value, check whether resources for the SR transmission of the terminal are allocated to the first subframe even though the first subframe is not a subframe for the periodic SR transmission of the terminal according to the periodicity of the SR transmission,
wherein the processor is configured to obtain a number of terminal groups, to which the SR transmission is additionally assigned in the first subframe based on the specific value, and check whether the terminal belongs to one of the number of terminal groups, to which the SR transmission is additionally assigned, and
a transmitter configured to transmit the SR in the first subframe when the processor checks whether the terminal belongs to one of the terminal groups, to which the SR transmission is additionally assigned.

US Pat. No. 10,932,239

UPLINK DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM SUPPORTING NON-LICENSED BAND AND DEVICE SUPPORTING SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting uplink (UL) data by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system supporting an unlicensed band, the method comprising:receiving scheduling information for UL data transmission,
wherein the scheduling information comprises first offset information received on a first time resource, second offset information received on a second time resource, and starting position information of the UL data transmission;
identifying a maximum timing advance (TA) value for the UE based on the first offset information, the second offset information, and the starting position information; and
performing the UL data transmission on the unlicensed band or dropping the UL data transmission, at a starting position related with the starting position information within a third time resource, based on a result of comparing the maximum TA value with a TA value configured to the UE,
wherein the third time resource is identified based on the first offset information and the second offset information.

US Pat. No. 10,932,238

IDENTIFYING A TYPE OF CELLULAR CONNECTION AND A TYPE OF SERVICE AREA FROM CELLULAR BROADCAST DATA

Verizon Patent and Licens...

1. A user device comprising:one or more memories; and
one or more processors, communicatively coupled to the one or more memories, to:
receive system information block data from a first cell via a first cellular connection;
parse the system information block data to identify an upper layer indicator element;
determine, based on the upper layer indicator element, that the user device is in a dual connectivity area;
cause, based on determining that the user device is in the dual connectivity area, first display of an indicator on a display of the user device;
send, by the user device after causing first display of the indicator, a request to the first cell for a data connection;
receive, at the user device from the first cell, a message that indicates a second cell will initiate the data connection via a second cellular connection; and
cause, based on the message, display of a different indicator on the display of the user device for a threshold amount of time,
wherein the threshold amount of time is finite and based at least in part on a geographic area associated with the second cell.

US Pat. No. 10,932,236

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for transmitting uplink control information (UCI), by a user equipment (UE), the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, configuration information on a physical uplink control channel (PUCCH), including information on one or more additional PUCCH resources via higher layer signaling, wherein each of the one or more additional PUCCH resources are for transmitting multiple channel state information (CSI) reports in a transmission occasion, and the information on the additional PUCCH resource includes a PUCCH resource index for the additional PUCCH resource and a PUCCH format for the additional PUCCH resource:
determining, by the UE, a PUCCH resource index for transmitting the multiple CSI reports among one or more PUCCH resource indices corresponding to the one or more additional PUCCH resources, the determined PUCCH resource index being related to a number of bits for the multiple CSI reports; and
transmitting, to the base station, the multiple CSI reports in the transmission occasion on an additional PUCCH resource corresponding to the determined PUCCH resource index.

US Pat. No. 10,932,235

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR VIRTUAL MULTI-POINT TRANSCEIVERS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method comprising:obtaining, by a target user equipment (TUE), a cooperating candidate set (CCS) comprising a plurality of potential cooperating user equipment (CUEs), wherein the plurality of potential CUEs operate in a half-duplex mode or in a full-duplex mode;
estimating, by the TUE, long-term end-to-end average capacity in accordance with one or more end-to-end average capacity metrics for the half-duplex mode or estimating, by the TUE, the long-term end-to-end average capacity in accordance with one or more end-to-end average capacity metrics for the full-duplex mode; and
compiling, by the TUE, a cooperating active set (CAS) from the CCS, wherein the CAS comprises a set of CUEs selected from the CCS, and wherein the TUE and the set of CUEs form a virtual multipoint transceiver.

US Pat. No. 10,932,234

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TIME DIVISION DUPLEXED MULTIPLEXING IN TRANSMISSION-RECEPTION POINT TO TRANSMISSION-RECEPTION POINT CONNECTIVITY

Futurewei Technologies, I...

1. A method for operating a network entity in a communications system, the method comprising:transmitting, by the network entity, a first signal indicating backhaul communication modes for a transmission-reception point (TRP), each of the backhaul communication modes configuring the TRP to use a corresponding subset of beams of the TRP for backhaul signal communications between the TRP and a corresponding subset of TRPs in a set of TRPs, the corresponding subset of beams of the TRP selected from a full set of beams of the TRP; and
transmitting, by the network entity, a second signal indicating backhaul frame configurations to the TRP, each of the backhaul frame configurations configuring the TRP to use a corresponding arrangement of subframes for backhaul signal communications between the TRP and a corresponding subset of TRPs in the set of TRPs.

US Pat. No. 10,932,232

SCHEDULING TRANSMISSIONS ON CHANNELS IN A WIRELESS NETWORK

Intellectual Ventures II ...

11. A method performed by a user equipment (UE), the method comprising:receiving, by the UE, weight parameters associated with a plurality of radio bearers;
determining, by a processor of the UE, a plurality of buffer occupancies, wherein each of the plurality of buffer occupancies is associated with one or more radio bearers of the plurality of radio bearers;
transmitting, by a transmitter of the UE, a message including the plurality of buffer occupancies to a network;
receiving, by the UE, a single allocation of uplink resources;
selecting, by the processor, data from the plurality of radio bearers for transmission using the single allocation of uplink resources, wherein the selection of the data occurs using a first iteration and a second iteration;
wherein in the first iteration, the data are selected from a subset of the plurality of radio bearers based on the received weight parameters;
wherein in the second iteration, the data are selected based on buffered data for respective radio bearers; and
transmitting, by the transmitter, a signal including the selected data using the single allocation of uplink resources.

US Pat. No. 10,932,231

RESOURCE SELECTION FOR DEVICE TO DEVICE DISCOVERY OR COMMUNICATION

InterDigital Patent Holdi...

1. A wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU) comprising:a processor configured to:
determine a quality of service (QoS) requirement associated with a sidelink transmission;
determine that one or more resources configured for sidelink communication are unavailable for the WTRU to perform the sidelink transmission according to the QoS requirement; and
send a report to a network, wherein the report comprises measurement information associated with resources configured for sidelink communication and wherein the report excludes measurement information associated with the one or more resources determined to be unavailable for the WTRU to perform the sidelink transmission according to the QoS requirement.

US Pat. No. 10,932,230

USER APPARATUS AND RESOURCE SELECTION METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A user apparatus for use in a mobile communication system that supports D2D communication, comprising:a transmitter configured to transmit a first D2D signal and a second D2D signal; and
a processor configured to select, from a predetermined resource pool, a radio resource having a time resource and a frequency resource for transmitting the first D2D signal and the second D2D signal,
wherein the processor is configured to select the radio resource such that a frequency resource for transmitting the first D2D signal is adjacent to a frequency resource for transmitting the second D2D signal in a time resource,
wherein the processor drops D2D transmission when uplink transmission and the D2D transmission occur in a same time resource, and
wherein the transmitter is configured to transmit, to a base station, capability information on capability for transmitting a plurality of D2D signals by using a plurality of discontinuous frequency resources in the same time resource.

US Pat. No. 10,932,229

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SUPPORTING COORDINATED ORTHOGONAL BLOCK-BASED RESOURCE ALLOCATION (COBRA) OPERATIONS

INTERDIGITAL PATENT HOLDI...

1. A method for use in an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.11 station (STA), the method comprising:receiving a control frame, from an IEEE 802.11 access point (AP), wherein the control frame includes a plurality of per-user information fields for scheduling a plurality of STAs for orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) uplink (UL) multi-user (MU) transmission, wherein a first of the plurality of per-user information fields indicates information associated with the IEEE 802.11 STA to be used by the IEEE 802.11 STA in association with an OFDMA UL transmission, wherein the information associated with the IEEE 802.11 STA comprises an allocation of at least one random access resource, an association identifier (AID), a modulation and coding scheme to be used by the IEEE 802.11 STA in association with the OFDMA UL transmission, a coding type to be used in association with the OFDMA UL transmission, and a number of spatial streams to be used in association with the OFDMA UL transmission;
selecting a random access resource from the allocated at least one random access resource based in part on a value of the AID;
transmitting an OFDMA UL data frame using the random access resource, as part of an OFDMA UL MU transmission, to the AP in accordance with the received information associated with the IEEE 802.11 STA; and
receiving, in response to the OFDMA UL data frame, an acknowledgement (ACK) frame from the IEEE 802.11 AP.

US Pat. No. 10,932,228

COMMUNICATION METHOD AND TERMINAL

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A terminal, wherein the terminal comprises:a receiver, configured to receive first information on a first channel, wherein the terminal is a first terminal, and the first information carries a first sequence of at least one second terminal, the first terminal supporting a first transmission technology, the at least one second terminal supporting a second transmission technology, and the first sequence of the at least one second terminal indicating that the first channel is used by a given terminal that supports the second transmission technology;
a processor configured to determine first indication information based on the first sequence; and
a transmitter configured to send the first indication information on the first channel, wherein the first indication information indicates that the first channel is used by the given terminal that supports the second transmission technology; and, wherein the processor is further configured to determine that a quantity of the first sequence of the at least one second terminal received by the receiver within a preset period exceeds a preset threshold, wherein the quantity of the first sequence indicates a quantity of the at least one second terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,932,227

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD FOR DEVICE TO DEVICE COMMUNICATION AND USER EQUIPMENT

Sun Patent Trust, New Yo...

1. A method performed by a first user equipment (UE), the method comprising:receiving, from a second UE, control information in a physical control channel, wherein the control information is scrambled by a first group ID and includes a second group ID and resource allocation information, the resource allocation information indicating allocated resources including a frequency hopping pattern;
decoding the control information using the first group ID;
receiving, from the second UE, data in a physical shared channel, wherein the data is scrambled by the second group ID and is mapped in the allocated resources indicated by the resource allocation information; and
decoding the data using the second group ID.

US Pat. No. 10,932,226

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR COMMUNICATING RESOURCE ESTABLISHMENT DETAILS OVER EMBMS

Motorola Solutions, Inc.,...

1. A method of resource activation by a group application server including:requesting, by the group application server:
establishment of a distributed resource, the distributed resource to be established in a broadcast area; and
an indication of progress to establish the distributed resource;
receiving a first notification at the group application server in response to requesting the establishment of the distributed resource and the indication of progress, wherein:
the first notification is indicative of progress in the establishment of the distributed resource; and
the first notification is received before the distributed resource is established in the broadcast area.

US Pat. No. 10,932,225

METHOD FOR PAGING, ACCESS NETWORK DEVICE, AND TERMINAL DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for paging, comprising:sending, by a terminal device, movement information of the terminal device to an access network device; and
receiving, by the terminal device, a target paging area where the access network device initiates paging to the terminal device, wherein the target paging area is determined by the access network device,
wherein before the terminal device sends the movement information of the terminal device to the access network device, the method further comprises:
sending, by the terminal device, a message requesting to resume a radio resource control (RRC) connected state to the access network device, wherein the message requesting to resume the RRC connected state is used for indicating a location update of the terminal device,
wherein the movement information comprises time information, and the time information is used for indicating information of absolute time when the terminal device camps on each serving cell during a movement process of the terminal device in a previous RRC inactive state.

US Pat. No. 10,932,224

METHOD AND USER EQUIPMENT FOR RECEIVING DATA, AND METHOD AND BASE STATION FOR TRANSMITTING DATA

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of receiving data by a user equipment from a network in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving a paging message including a non-access stratum (NAS) message;
based on the NAS message including a data packet of a terminating call for the user equipment, transmitting a radio resource control (RRC) connection request message including acknowledgement information informing an acknowledgement of the data packet;
receiving an RRC connection reject message including information informing that the acknowledgement information is confirmed by the network; and
based on receiving the RRC connection reject message, terminating an RRC connection establishment procedure started by the transmission of the RRC connection request message,
wherein the NAS message further comprises information informing whether the user equipment needs to transmit the acknowledgement or not.

US Pat. No. 10,932,396

ELECTRIC VEHICLE INVERTER MODULE HEAT SINK

SF Motors, Inc., Santa C...

1. A heat sink module of an inverter module to power an electric vehicle, comprising:a heat sink body having an open inner region;
a cooling channel formed in the heat sink body;
an insulator plate coupled with the heat sink body to seal the cooling channel;
the insulator plate having an open inner region, the open inner region of the insulator plate aligned with the open inner region of the heat sink body; and
a heat sink lid having an open inner region, the open inner region of the heat sink lid having a same shape as the open inner region of the heat sink body.

US Pat. No. 10,932,394

ELECTRONICS HOUSING WITH HEAT SINK

Parker-Hannifin Corporati...

1. An electrical housing assembly comprising:a housing base having a first opening and an opposing second opening, a recessed flange circumscribing the first opening, and a plurality of resilient retention members surrounding the flange; and
a heat sink positioned over the first opening and having a lip disposed about the periphery of the heat sink and a shoulder disposed radially inward from the lip, the lip having a plurality of bores corresponding to the plurality of resilient retention members for receiving the plurality of resilient retention members therein, wherein the shoulder engages the flange of the housing base in a secured state.

US Pat. No. 10,932,392

VEHICLE THERMAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Aavid Thermal Corp., Wil...

1. A heat transfer system comprising:a deck having a first heat pipe;
an electronics enclosure secured to the deck;
a heat-generating electronics device located within the electronics enclosure;
an encapsulated graphite material establishing thermal transfer from the heat-generating electronics device to a wall of the electronics enclosure; and
at least one of a second heat pipe, a second encapsulated graphite material, a thermal doubler, or a thermal strap establishing heat transfer from the electronics enclosure to the first heat pipe.

US Pat. No. 10,932,387

QUICK RELEASE FOR ONLINE INSERTION AND REMOVAL OF A MODULE IN A DISTRIBUTED NETWORK SYSTEM

CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC., ...

1. An apparatus comprising:a quick release system for installation of a module of a network communications system in a rack and removal of the module from the rack, the quick release system comprising:
a rack bracket for attachment to a front wall of a rack post of the rack, the rack bracket comprising a ground lug for receiving a ground wire to provide a ground connection; and
a module bracket for attachment to the module, the module bracket comprising a thumb screw for securely connecting the module bracket to the rack bracket
wherein the ground lug is positioned adjacent to a front face of the module comprising network interfaces when the module is installed in the rack; and
wherein the rack bracket further comprises a guide pin for insertion into a connector on the module bracket, wherein the guide pin and the connector provide a ground connection between the rack bracket and the module bracket.

US Pat. No. 10,932,368

SUBSTRATE-EMBEDDED ELECTRONIC COMPONENT

SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS...

1. A substrate-embedded electronic component, comprising:a first core layer;
a first through-portion penetrating the first core layer;
a first electronic component disposed in the first through-portion;
an encapsulant disposed in at least a portion of the first through-portion, and covering at least a portion of the first electronic component;
a second core layer disposed on the encapsulant;
a first through-via penetrating the second core layer;
a first conductive via penetrating at least a portion of the encapsulant, and connected to the first electronic component; and
a first conductive pattern buried in the encapsulant, and connected to the first conductive via,
wherein the first through-via is connected to the first electronic component,
the first electronic component is connected to the first through-via through the first conductive via and the first conductive pattern,
the first electronic component comprises a first body and a first electrode pad, and
the first through-via is connected to the first body of the first electronic component.

US Pat. No. 10,932,354

SPLIT STRUCTURE PARTICLE ACCELERATORS

Radiabeam Technologies, L...

1. A method of manufacturing a particle accelerator, the method comprising:providing a first waveguide structure comprising a first plurality of recesses spaced apart along a first longitudinal axis of the first waveguide structure, the first plurality of recesses each extending radially from the first longitudinal axis of the first waveguide structure, wherein the first waveguide structure comprises a first bonding surface, the first waveguide structure comprising a first RF input coupling element;
providing a second waveguide structure comprising a second plurality of recesses spaced apart along a second longitudinal axis of the second waveguide structure, the second plurality of recesses each extending radially from the second longitudinal axis of the second waveguide structure, wherein the second waveguide structure comprises a second bonding surface, the second waveguide structure comprising a second RF input coupling element;
aligning the first plurality of recesses with the second plurality of recesses and aligning the first and second RF input coupling elements; and
joining the first waveguide structure to the second waveguide structure such that the first and second plurality of recesses forming a plurality of accelerating cells of a joint structure and such that the first and second RF input coupling elements forming an RF input coupling element configured to couple RF power therein;
wherein each of the plurality of accelerating cells has a central aperture configured to allow a beam of charged particles to travel therethrough along a longitudinal axis extending through central apertures of each of the plurality of accelerating cells, the plurality of accelerating cells configured to accelerate the beam of charged particles to a velocity less than the speed of light.

US Pat. No. 10,932,349

LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM COMMISSIONING USING LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM SENSORS

ABL IP Holding LLC, Atla...

1. A method for configuring a wireless sensor of a lighting control network, the method comprising:providing, by a user, a sensor stimulus to cause the wireless sensor to wake-up from a reduced power operating mode, wherein in the reduced power operating mode a first radio configured to communicate using a first wireless communication protocol and a second radio configured to communicate using a second wireless communication protocol are inoperative, and wherein the first radio becomes operative upon the wake-up;
receiving, via the first radio of the wireless sensor, an activation message from a control device, wherein the activation message causes the wireless sensor to maintain operation of the first radio for a first specified period of time; and
resuming, by the wireless sensor, operation in the reduced power operating mode after the first specified period of time,
wherein the wireless sensor is a battery-powered wireless sensor.

US Pat. No. 10,932,347

INTELLIGENT LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR APPARATUSES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS

Racepoint Energy, LLC, O...

1. A lighting control system comprising:a base module having a well;
a switch controller positioned and removably secured in the well of the base module, the switch controller including a processor configured to modulate a flow of electrical energy to a lighting circuit using a dimmer circuit to produce a plurality of lighting scenes;
a graphical user interface mechanically and communicably coupled to the switch controller, wherein the graphical user interface is housed in a light switch actuator configured to pivot with respect to the base module; and
a first electrical connector electrically connected to the switch controller and one of extending from and recessed in a surface of the well, the first electrical connector configured for a press fit engagement with a second electrical connector of the base module.

US Pat. No. 10,932,341

MULTI-VOLTAGE AND MULTI-BRIGHTNESS LED LIGHTING DEVICES AND METHODS OF USING SAME

Lynk Labs, Inc., Elgin, ...

1. An LED lighting device comprising:a first operating LED circuit and at least one additional LED circuit,
at least one of the first operating LED circuit or the at least one additional LED circuit including at least two LEDs connected in either series or parallel, and
the at least one additional LED circuit being configured to emit a different color light compared to the first operating LED circuit; and
a switch capable of at least one of:
(a) switching a voltage level input to at least one of the first operating LED circuit or the at least one additional LED circuit, or
(b) switching the at least one additional LED circuit on or off,
wherein (a) or (b) is selectable by a user switching the switch, and
wherein the LED lighting device is configured to connect to an AC voltage power source.

US Pat. No. 10,932,340

DIGITALLY ADJUSTABLE FOCUSED BEAM LIGHTING SYSTEM

NBCUniversal Media, LLC, ...

1. A lighting assembly comprising:a lighting tower, wherein the lighting tower comprises:
a plurality of layers of lighting elements, wherein each layer of lighting elements is configured to provide a different angle of emitted light with respect to light emitted from another layer of lighting elements when reflected by a parabolic reflector, and wherein each lighting element of the plurality of layers of lighting elements is configured to be independently activated while maintaining a desired CCT; and
a controller comprising a processor and a memory, wherein the processor is configured to:
identify a desired beam angle and the desired CCT based upon one or more inputs from a user interface;
identify one or more layers of lighting elements of the plurality of layers that, when activated within the parabolic reflector, generate the desired beam angle;
provide a first activation request to the one or more layers of the lighting elements, wherein the first activation request causes activation of the one or more layers of the lighting elements, and wherein the activation of the one or more layers of the lighting elements generates the desired beam angle;
identify one or more adjustments to the one or more layers of the lighting tower that would generate the desired CCT;
provide a second activation request to the one or more layers of the lighting tower, wherein the second activation request causes the one or more adjustments to the one or more layers of the lighting tower, such that the desired CCT is generated; and
provide a third activation request to one or more lighting elements of the lighting tower, wherein the third activation request causes activation or deactivation of the one or more lighting elements while maintaining the desired CCT.

US Pat. No. 10,932,338

POWER SUPPLY ADJUSTMENT SYSTEM AND LIGHTING APPARATUS

KOITO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES...

1. A power supply adjustment system, comprising:an electronic load whose load voltage is variable;
a power supply board that supplies the electronic load with current; and
an information processing apparatus that controls the load voltage of the electronic load and the output current of the power supply board to the electronic load on the basis of a current value in the load voltage, wherein
the information processing apparatus includes
a control unit that sets a plurality of load voltages in a predetermined range as the load voltage of the electronic load and sets a correction current value for adjusting the output current to a preset target current value for each of the plurality of load voltages,
and wherein the power supply board includes
a storage medium that stores the plurality of correction current values set for each of the plurality of load voltages, and
a power supply circuit capable of supplying the electronic load with current corresponding to one of the stored correction current values.

US Pat. No. 10,932,337

FUNCTION DISABLER DEVICE AND SYSTEM

Federal Law Enforcement D...

1. A function disabler system comprising:a) a personal electronic device, said personal electronic device comprising a plurality of components, a memory and a personal device processor, said plurality of components being selected from a group consisting of a camera, a microphone, a speaker, a light source, a video recording device, and an audio recording device and combinations thereof, said memory receiving pulsed light communication software, said personal device processor generating at least one personal device pulsed light transmission signal, said at least one personal device pulsed light transmission signal being emitted in a wavelength in the visible spectrum, said wavelength in the visible spectrum comprising a plurality of rapid flashes of light, said rapid flashes of light having a frequency which is not observable to an individual, said at least one personal device pulsed light transmission signal comprising a personal device signal identifier;
b) a supplemental optical transceiver, said supplemental optical transceiver being releasably connectable to, and in communication with, said personal electronic device, said supplemental optical transceiver comprising at least one supplemental transceiver light emitting diode in communication with said personal device processor and at least one supplemental transceiver photodetector in communication with said personal device processor, said at least one supplemental transceiver photodetector being constructed and arranged for receipt of at least one pulsed received light communication signal and said at least one supplemental transceiver light emitting diode being constructed and arranged to generate said at least one personal device pulsed light transmission signal, said at least one pulsed received light communication signal being in a wavelength in the visible spectrum, said wavelength in the visible spectrum comprising a plurality of rapid flashes of light, said rapid flashes of light having a frequency which is not observable to an individual, said at least one pulsed received light communication signal comprising a destination signal identifier and an origin signal identifier, said at least one pulsed received light communication signal being communicated to said personal device processor;
c) a hosting customer facility, said hosting customer facility having at least one first area and at least one second area, each of said at least one first area and said at least one second area having a plurality of facility optical transceivers, each of said facility optical transceivers having a plurality of facility light emitting diodes, a facility optical transceiver memory, at least one facility optical transceiver photodetector and a facility optical transceiver processor, said facility optical transceiver memory having a pulsed hosting customer communication signal, said pulsed hosting customer communication signal having hosting customer facility function disabling software and a hosting customer facility instruction signal, said pulsed hosting customer communication signal being in a wavelength in the visible spectrum, said wavelength in the visible spectrum comprising a plurality of rapid flashes of light, said rapid flashes of light having a frequency which is not observable to an individual, wherein each of said plurality of facility optical transceivers transmit said pulsed hosting customer communication signal for receipt by said supplemental optical transceiver located within said at least one first area and said at least one second area, and wherein said hosting customer facility instruction signal activates said hosting customer facility function disabling software within said at least one second area disabling at least one of said components within said at least one second area, when said personal electronic device is located in said at least one second area.

US Pat. No. 10,932,322

POLICY MAPPING METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR USE IN INTERCONNECTING SOFTWARE-DEFINED WIDE AREA NETWORK (SD-WAN) FABRICS WITH MOBILE NETWORKS FOR COMMUNICATIONS WITH UES

Cisco Technology, Inc., ...

1. A method for use in interconnecting a software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) fabric of an enterprise network with a mobile network, the method comprising:providing an interface between a user plane function (UPF) instance of the mobile network and a tunnel router endpoint of the SD-WAN fabric of the enterprise network, the UPF instance being part of a network slice instance that is allocated for use by the enterprise network;
at a policy server,
maintaining a plurality of mappings between policy configurations associated with a plurality of different Quality of Service (QoS) flows of the mobile network and SD-WAN policies associated with a plurality of different virtual private networks (VPNs) of the SD-WAN fabric provided via the tunnel router endpoint;
for each application of a plurality of applications of a user equipment (UE) that is associated with a selected one of the SD-WAN policies, sending to a session management function (SMF) instance a corresponding matching one of the policy configurations associated with one of the plurality of different QoS flows according to one of the plurality of policy mappings, for configuring the UPF instance of the network slice instance that is allocated for use by the enterprise network with the corresponding matching policy configuration for communications associated with the application of the UE; and
wherein the communications for (UE) the UE in the mobile network are facilitated across the SD-WAN fabric in accordance with the selected SD-WAN policy in the SD-WAN fabric and the corresponding matching policy configuration that is configured at the UPF instance.

US Pat. No. 10,932,317

UNINTERRUPTED TRANSMISSION OF INTERNET PROTOCOL TRANSMISSIONS DURING ENDPOINT CHANGES

VolP-Pal.com, Inc., Bell...

1. A method for facilitating uninterrupted transmission of an internet protocol (IP) communication session through a media relay during endpoint changes, the method comprising:maintaining a record associating information for the IP communication session;
said information including a caller IP address identifier and a caller port identifier associated with a caller IP communication channel between the media relay and the caller;
said information including a callee IP address identifier and a callee port identifier associated with a callee IP communication channel between the media relay and the callee;
when a caller IP transmission for the IP communication session is received by the media relay from said caller:
locating said record associated with the IP communication session;
updating the caller IP address identifier and the caller port identifier of said record with—a source IP address identifier and a source port identifier from said caller IP transmission, respectively, —when said caller IP address identifier and caller port identifier of said record do not match said source IP address identifier and source port identifier from said caller IP transmission, respectively; and
forwarding said caller IP transmission to said callee over said callee IP communication channel;
when a callee IP transmission for the IP communication session is received by the media relay from said callee:
locating said record associated with the IP communication session;
updating the callee IP address identifier and the callee port identifier of said record with—a—source IP address identifier and a source port identifier from said callee IP transmission, respectively, —when said callee IP address identifier and callee port identifier of said record do not match said source IP address identifier and source port identifier from said callee IP transmission, respectively; and—forwarding said callee IP transmission to said caller over said caller IP communication channel.

US Pat. No. 10,932,303

METHOD FOR TRANSCEIVING SIGNALING RELATED TO PDN CONNECTION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:identifying packet-switched (PS) data off exempt services and a packet data network (PDN) connection configured to be generated by the UE;
performing an attachment procedure with generating the PDN connection, based on a type of the PDN connection not being included in the PS data off exempt services; and
performing the attachment procedure without generating the PDN connection, based on the type of the PDN connection being included in the PS data off exempt services,
wherein the performing the attachment procedure without generating the PDN connection comprises providing a core network with information that causes the core network to maintain the UE at an attachment state while the UE has no PDN connection.

US Pat. No. 10,932,277

LOW LATENCY TRANSMISSION CONFIGURATION

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method, in a network node of a wireless communication system, wherein the wireless communication system is adapted to operate in accordance with a first—system standard—latency requirement comprising a first latency, the method comprising:receiving a message from a wireless communication device, the message indicating that the wireless communication device is adapted to transmit data associated with a second latency requirement comprising a second latency which is lower than the first latency;
selecting a first configuration for the wireless communication device from a plurality of configurations, wherein each configuration is associated with a respective group of wireless communication devices adapted to transmit data associated with the second latency requirement, wherein each of the plurality of configurations comprises a respective radio resource for potential transmission by the wireless communication devices of the respective group, and wherein the selection is based on a probability of interference between the potential transmissions by the wireless communication devices of the group associated with the selected configuration; and
transmitting configuration information to the wireless communication device regarding the radio resource of the selected configuration.

US Pat. No. 10,932,274

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ALLOCATING RESOURCES IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

12. A base station in a wireless communication system, the base station comprising:a transceiver configured to transmit and receive signals; and
at least one processor coupled to the transceiver and configured to:
transmit, to a user equipment (UE), information regarding numerologies for a set of resources,
transmit, to the UE, control information indicating a resource, among the set of resources, and
transmit, to the UE, data on the resource based on a numerology,
wherein the numerology corresponds to the resource among the set of resources, and
wherein the numerology comprises a subcarrier spacing and a length of a cyclic prefix.

US Pat. No. 10,932,262

UNIFIED COORDINATION OF MULTIPLE PHYSICAL LAYER DEVICES

AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES INTERN...

1. A device comprising:a media access control (MAC) module communicatively coupled to first and second physical layer modules, wherein the first physical layer module is configured to communicate with another device over a first physical wireless channel, the second physical layer module is configured to communicate with the another device over a second physical wireless channel, and the MAC module is configured to:
provide first data to the first physical layer module for transmission to the another device over the first physical wireless channel, the first physical wireless channel associated with a link parameter;
set at least one parameter for the second physical wireless channel based at least in part on the link parameter of the first physical wireless channel, wherein the at least one parameter is set to a first parameter value when the link parameter of the first physical wireless channel comprises a first link parameter value and the at least one parameter is set to a second parameter value when the link parameter of the first physical wireless channel comprises a second link parameter value, the first parameter value differing from the second parameter value;
establish the second physical wireless channel using the at least one parameter; and
after initialization of the second physical wireless channel, provide second data to the second physical layer module for transmission to the another device over the second physical wireless channel.

US Pat. No. 10,932,261

MULTI-BAND TRANSMITTER SYSTEM INCORPORATING A MULTI-BAND SYNTHESIZER

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A multi-band transmission system comprising:a channel tuner for (i) receiving a plurality of channel streams and a plurality of band membership control signals, wherein each band membership control signal indicates a respective subset of the plurality of channel streams that are to be combined into a respective digital band signal, and (ii) frequency shifting at least some of the plurality of channel streams according to the band membership control to output a plurality of intermediate frequency (IF) digital channel streams corresponding to the channel streams such that the IF digital channel streams that correspond to the channel streams that are to be combined into a respective digital band signal do not overlap; and
a multi-band transmitter comprising:
a multi-band synthesizer for generating the digital band signals, the multi-band synthesizer comprising:
a plurality of band synthesizers, each coupled to receive the plurality of IF digital channel streams and comprising a signal combiner configured to selectively combine a respective subset of the plurality of different IF digital channel streams and output a respective one of the digital band signals having a respective desired band based on a respective one of the band membership control signals; and
an adder being configured to combine the respective digital band signals output from corresponding band synthesizers and to output a digital multi-band radio frequency (RF) signal including the respective desired bands.

US Pat. No. 10,932,260

TIME-DIVISION DUPLEX FRAME STRUCTURE FOR NARROWBAND COMMUNICATIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communications for a base station, comprising:determining a time-division duplex (TDD) frame structure from a group of TDD frame structures for narrowband communications;
transmitting a first redundancy version of a narrowband physical downlink channel and a second redundancy version of the narrowband physical downlink channel using the TDD frame structure,
wherein a number of repetitions transmitted of either redundancy version before switching between the first redundancy version and the second redundancy version is based on a number of downlink subframes in the TDD frame structure and a predetermined maximum number of repetitions.

US Pat. No. 10,932,256

LONG-TERM EVOLUTION COMPATIBLE VERY NARROW BAND DESIGN

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications by a user equipment (UE), comprising:identifying resources in a narrowband, the narrowband spanning no more than a single 180 kilohertz resource block in a transmission time interval (TTI); and
communicating with a base station using the identified resources,
wherein the narrowband supports frequency division multiplexing of multiple UEs, wherein the multiple UEs share a plurality of subcarriers of the narrowband and each of the multiple UEs is assigned one or more subcarriers from the plurality of subcarriers.

US Pat. No. 10,932,251

DATA RECEIVING METHOD AND APPARATUS THEREOF, AND DATA SENDING METHOD AND APPARATUS THEREOF

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A data receiving method, comprising:receiving, by a terminal device, first control information in a first time unit, wherein the first control information indicates a first time domain resource that is used to send a first information block;
receiving, by the terminal device, the first information block on at least a part of the first time domain resource based on the first control information;
receiving, by the terminal device, second control information in a second time unit, wherein the second control information indicates a second time domain resource that is used to send the first information block; and
receiving, by the terminal device, the first information block on the second time domain resource based on the second control information, wherein the first time unit is different from the second time unit, and the first time domain resource and the second time domain resource have an overlapping time domain resource.

US Pat. No. 10,932,250

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENHANCING TIME DOMAIN-RESOURCE ALLOCATION FRAMEWORK IN MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS

MediaTek Singapore Pte. L...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by a processor of an apparatus, an indication of a reference point;
determining, by the processor, a start symbol position according to the reference point rather than a slot boundary;
determining, by the processor, a time domain-resource allocation (TD-RA) according to the start symbol position; and
performing, by the processor, a transmission according to the TD-RA,
wherein the reference point comprises a half-slot boundary.

US Pat. No. 10,932,237

PUCCH RESOURCE ALLOCATION

Nokia Technologies Oy, E...

1. An apparatus, comprising:at least one processor; and
at least one memory including computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code configured, with the at least one processor, to cause the apparatus to:
send in a first subframe, data in a downlink shared channel and a timing indicator in a physical downlink control channel to user equipment, the timing indicator indicating an offset relative to the first subframe the user equipment should use in order to determine a second subframe to use to send, in a physical uplink control channel, acknowledgement information for the data received in the downlink shared channel of the first subframe; and
receive the acknowledgement information from the user equipment in the physical uplink control channel of the second subframe,
wherein the physical uplink control channel is allocated a number of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing symbols, and the number is dynamically variable from uplink subframe to uplink subframe.