US Pat. No. 10,182,455

DEVICE TO-DEVICE WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

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1. Hardware configured to execute operations to cause a wireless device in a wireless communication network system to perform operations for device-to-device communication, the operations comprising:obtaining a first packet at a first wireless device from a second wireless device in a wireless communication network, wherein the second wireless device is one of a plurality of neighboring wireless devices of the first wireless device;
transmitting a second packet from the first wireless device to a third wireless device that is one of the plurality of neighboring wireless devices, wherein the second packet includes a request for information regarding neighbors of the third wireless device;
obtaining a third packet at the first wireless device from the third wireless device in response to transmitting the second packet to the third wireless device, wherein the third packet includes information regarding neighbors of the third wireless device as a response to the request included in the second packet; and
obtaining a fourth packet at the first wireless device from the third wireless device in response to the third wireless device receiving a fifth packet from a fourth wireless device that is not one of the plurality of neighboring wireless devices of the first wireless device, wherein the fourth packet indicates reserved radio resources for future packet transmissions from the first wireless device to the third wireless device.

US Pat. No. 10,182,431

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRIGGERING APERIODIC FEEDBACK IN COORDINATED MULTIPOINT TRANSMISSION

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1. An eNB, configured to trigger a User Equipment (UE) to aperiodically feed back channel state information, the eNB comprising:a transmitter configured to transmit to the UE which is configured in Coordinated Multipoint Transmission (CoMP) mode, downlink control information and feedback sets corresponding to the downlink control information preconfigured via Radio Resource Control (RRC) signaling, so that the UE aperiodically feeds back corresponding channel state information according to the downlink control information and the feedback sets corresponding to the downlink control information;
wherein the feedback sets corresponding to the downlink control information preconfigured via RRC signaling are classified according to channel state information configuration,
wherein 1 bit information or 2 bit information is used in a channel state information request field in the downlink control information for uplink transmission;
when the channel state information request field is 1 bit information, the feedback sets is one feedback set;
when the channel state information request field is 2 bit information, the feedback sets are three feedback sets,
wherein each of the feedback sets is configured to indicate a channel state information set needing to be triggered, and wherein the downlink control information reuses 1 bit information or 2 bit information in a channel state information request field in a format0 or format4
when the downlink control information is 1 bit information, the feedback sets is one feedback set corresponding to downlink control information 1; and
when the downlink control information is 2 bit information, the feedback sets are three feedback sets corresponding respectively to downlink control information 01, 10 and 11.

US Pat. No. 10,206,243

WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM, WIRELESS STATION, BASE STATION, AND COMMUNICATIONS METHOD

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1. A wireless communications system comprising:a base station; and
a wireless station, wherein
the base station transmits to the wireless station, after receiving a first signal of Radio Resource Control (RRC) protocol from the wireless station, a second signal of RRC protocol including information related to a timing of transition to a first state of RRC protocol, and
the wireless station transitions to the first state according to the information related to the timing and included in the second signal, and upon transition from the first state to a second state other than the first state, stores a parameter related to wireless communication and used in the first state.

US Pat. No. 10,187,829

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CELL HANDOVER AND RECONFIGURATION

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1. User equipment (UE), comprising:a measuring unit configured to perform cell measurement according to a cell measurement request and report a cell measurement result;
a processing unit configured to detach, when receiving a handover command transmitted by a macro eNB or a serving eNB of the UE, from the serving eNB and reserve an uplink time adjustment parameter NTA of the serving eNB; and
a configuring unit configured to perform cell handover and reconfiguration according to the handover command,
wherein the UE further comprises:
a determining unit configured to determine uplink transmission time according to the uplink time adjustment parameter and uplink time advance information of the target eNB if receiving the handover command including the uplink time advance information of the target eNB,
wherein the determining unit:
takes a sampling point advanced by NTA_new as the uplink transmission time with reference to downlink timing information of the target eNB; or
takes the sampling point advanced by NTA_new as the u link transmission time with reference to downlink timing information of the serving eNB if receiving a first time advance command, and takes the sampling point advanced by NTA_new as the uplink transmission time with reference to downlink timing information of the target eNB if receiving other time advance commands than the first time advance command; or
takes a sampling point advanced by NTA_new+?t as the uplink transmission time with reference to downlink timing information of the target eNB according to a downlink timing difference ?t obtained through measurement if receiving a first time advance command, and takes the sampling point advanced by NTA_new as the uplink transmission time if receiving other time advance commands than the first time advance command;
wherein the uplink transmission time NTA_new=NTA_old+TA; where, NTA_old is the NTA value of the serving eNB reserved by the UE, and TA is a received TA value of the target eNB.

US Pat. No. 10,182,422

WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM, MOBILE STATION, BASE STATION, AND COMMUNICATION METHOD

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1. A wireless communications system comprising:a base station; and
a mobile station, wherein
the base station determines an interval of a second interval, which is different from a first interval,
the base station transmits a second control signal used for configuring the first interval and the second interval, and
the mobile station monitors a first control signal with a control information format, wherein the number of the control information formats during the second interval is fewer than the number of the control information formats during the first interval,
wherein the base station and the mobile station, when the first control signal is transmitted during the second interval, advance a start time of the first interval immediately after the second interval during which the first control signal is transmitted.

US Pat. No. 10,212,749

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, MOBILE STATION, BASE STATION, AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD

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1. A wireless communication system comprising:a mobile station; and
a base station, wherein
the mobile station and the base station communicate with each other;
the mobile station includes:
a first communicator that performs multiple communications with the base station by using a first logical processing subject and a second logical processing subject that operates in association with the first logical processing subject; and
a transmitter that notifies the base station of data amount or data reception state information in accordance with information for a configuring cycle which the mobile station receives from the base station, and
the base station includes:
a second communicator that transmits data; and
a controller that receives the data amount or data reception state information from the transmitter and controls an amount of data transmitted by the second communicator.

US Pat. No. 10,212,573

COVERAGE-DEFICIENT TERMINAL CONNECTION PROCEDURES

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1. A method comprising:detecting a synchronization signal from a base station;
determining a synchronization detection probability based on the detection of the synchronization signal;
estimating a coverage deficit range based on the synchronization detection probability;
transmitting coverage deficit signaling configured to indicate the coverage deficit range estimated based on the synchronization detection probability in which a power boost is applied to transmission of the coverage deficit signaling;
receiving and decoding a system information block (SIB) indicating a repetition signaling pattern that is selected based on the coverage deficit range and an amount of the power boost that is applied to transmission of the coverage deficit signaling; and
transmitting an initial random access request via the repetition signaling pattern indicated by the SIB and associated with the coverage deficit range.

US Pat. No. 10,209,916

DEVICE AND METHOD TO DIVIDE AND DOWNLOAD CONTENT DATA

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1. A terminal device comprising:a memory that stores a data write control program and data; and
a processor that executes the data write control program,
wherein the processor:
divides data to be downloaded into pieces of divided data;
downloads the pieces of divided data;
stores the pieces of divided data in the memory;
when a file system of a storage that is a storage destination to store the data to be downloaded is a file system other than a file allocation table (FAT) system, performs a first write process of writing the pieces of divided data into the storage in an order in which the pieces of divided data are downloaded; and
when the file system is the file allocation table (FAT) system, performs a second write process of writing all of the pieces of divided data into the storage at once after all of the pieces of divided data are downloaded.

US Pat. No. 10,201,027

APPARATUS FOR REPORTING CONNECTION SETUP REQUEST

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1. A method for reporting a connection setup request, the method comprising:determining, according to pre-obtained configuration information, that the connection setup request for device-to-device communication is allowed to be transmitted to a network side and the connection setup request for device-to-device communication has been reported, but the connection setup request for device-to-device communication that has been reported is different from the connection setup request for device-to-device communication to he reported currently:
transmitting the connection setup request for device-to-device communication to a network side,
wherein the configuration information comprises information on whether the network side supports a user equipment (UE) to report a connection setup request for device-to-device communication, a time interval of reporting a connection setup request for device-to-device communication and a maximal number of times of reporting the connection setup request for device-to-device communication within the time intervals;
determining whether the number of times of reporting the connection setup request for device-to-device communication within the time, interval exceeds the predetermined maximal number of times when it is determined according to the configuration information that the network side supports the UE to report a connection setup request for device-to-device communication; and
determining that the connection setup request for device-to-device communication is allowed to be transmitted to the network side when the determination result is that the maximal number of times is not exceeded.

US Pat. No. 10,219,284

MULTI-BAND RESOURCE SCHEDULING FOR WIRELESS DEVICE TETHERING

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1. A method of scheduling wireless communications, the method comprising:determining a first link indicator associated with a first link between a first wireless device and a wireless communications supervisor of a wireless network;
determining a second link indicator associated with a second link between a second wireless device and the wireless communications supervisor;
comparing the first link indicator with the second link indicator to determine a difference between the first link indicator and the second link indicator;
determining that the difference between the first link indicator and the second link indicator is within a link indicator threshold that is based on data rates associated with wireless communication links;
in response to determining that the difference between the first link indicator and the second link indicator is within the link indicator threshold:
configuring the first wireless device to operate as a first hotspot device, the first hotspot device being configured to operate as the first hotspot device by being configured to relay information between one or more first slave wireless devices and the wireless communications supervisor; and
configuring the second wireless device to operate as a second hotspot device, the second hotspot device being configured to operate as the second hotspot device by being configured to relay information between one or more second slave wireless devices and the wireless communications supervisor;
assigning a first band of a wireless communications standard for wireless communications between the wireless communications supervisor and the first and second hotspot devices based on the first and second hotspot devices operating as hotspot devices;
assigning a second band of the wireless communications standard for wireless communications between the first hotspot device and the one or more first slave wireless devices; and
determining a power adjustment for communications by the first and second hotspot devices based on a congestion of one or more channels within one or more of the first band and the second band.

US Pat. No. 10,205,883

DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, TERMINAL DEVICE, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

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1. A display control method executed by a processor included in a terminal device that includes a display and a camera disposed at a display surface side of the display, the display control method comprising:acquiring a first image taken by the camera, the first image including a second image of a face;
calculating a proportion of a region of the second image to a region of the first image;
determining whether the proportion is equal to or higher than a threshold;
displaying the first image on the display when it is determined that the proportion is equal to or higher than the threshold; and
restraining the first image from being displayed on the display when it is determined that the proportion is not equal to or higher than the threshold,
wherein
the acquiring includes acquiring a plurality of the first images by taking the first images of a subject a plurality of times,
the displaying includes displaying one of the taken first images on the display surface when each of a plurality of the proportions of a corresponding one of a plurality of the second images is equal to or higher than the threshold, the proportions being respectively calculated for the plurality of acquired first images, and
the restraining includes restraining the display from displaying the taken first image on the display surface while at least one of the proportions of the respective second images is lower than the threshold, the proportions being respectively calculated for the plurality of acquired first images.