US Pat. No. 9,094,380

PORTABLE TERMINAL APPARATUS, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING PORTABLE TERMINAL APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING COMMUNICATION APPARATUS

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1. A portable terminal apparatus comprising:
a first communication unit which is configured to connect to a server on a network and performs data transmission;
a second communication unit which is configured to connect said portable terminal apparatus to a communication apparatus external
to the portable terminal apparatus using a wireless local area network (LAN), and which is configured to perform data transmission;

a temporary storage unit which, using said first communication unit and said second communication unit at the time of relaying
a communication of data between said server and said communication apparatus, is configured to temporarily store said data;
and

a control unit which is configured to control said data communication of said first communication unit and said second communication
unit asynchronously and in parallel at the time of relaying the communication of data between said server and said communication
apparatus,

wherein said control unit is configured to terminate said communication, and to configure said communication by one session
between said server and said portable terminal apparatus and another session between said portable terminal apparatus and
said communication apparatus.

US Pat. No. 9,386,500

INTER-NETWORK HANDOVER SYSTEM AND METHOD

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1. A method, performed by a base station, of facilitating handover of a user device between the base station when operating
as a source base station component in a first communications network of a first network type and a target base station component
in a second communications network of a second network type, the method comprising:
receiving, from a user device, a global cell identifier of a cell in the second communications network, wherein information
for forming a Location Area Identification ‘LAI’ can be obtained from the global cell identifier, and a Routing Area Code
‘RAC’ for use in identifying a target gateway component operating within a location area represented by said Location Area
Identification ‘LAI’ and associated with the neighbor base station component;

generating a handover request message in the first communications network, for handing over to said neighbor base station
component operating as said target base station component, the handover request message incorporating the Routing Area Code
‘RAC’ and said Location Area Identification ‘LAI’; and

transmitting the handover request message to facilitate said handover to the second communications network.

US Pat. No. 9,107,036

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE, UNIVERSAL INTEGRATED CIRCUIT CARD AND RELATED METHOD AND COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE

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1. A universal integrated circuit card (UICC) comprising:
a receiver for receiving notification that a source of geographical location data is available in a mobile radio communications
device by modifying at least one bit of a terminal profile;

a generator for generating, when said terminal profile has indicated that the source of geographical location data is present,
a signal indicating that said UICC requires geographical location data; and

a transmitter for sending said generated signal indicating that said UICC requires geographical location data to the mobile
radio communications device;

the receiver being further operable to receive a signal carrying the required geographical location data from the mobile radio
communications device.

US Pat. No. 9,055,401

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE, UNIVERSAL INTEGRATED CIRCUIT CARD AND RELATED METHOD AND COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE

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1. A mobile radio communications device comprising:
a source of geographical location data;
a notifier configured to notify a universal integrated circuit card (UICC) that a source of geographical location data is
present;

a receiver configured to receive, from the UICC, a signal indicating that said UICC requires geographical location data;
a retriever configured to retrieve geographical location data from said source of geographical location data, and configured
to generate a signal carrying the retrieved geographical location data, in response to receipt of said signal indicating that
said UICC requires geographical location data, the signal carrying the retrieved geographical location data comprising an
envelope command, the envelope command comprising one or more of a data object carrying the geographical location data and
a tag indicating the envelope command carries the geographical location data; and

a transmitter for sending the generated signal carrying the retrieved geographical location data to the UICC.

US Pat. No. 9,088,536

INFORMATION DISTRIBUTION SERVICE SYSTEM USING MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE

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1. A mobile terminal device which communicates with a counterpart terminal device to implement an information distribution
service, comprising:
a server function part which is configured to provide the counterpart terminal device with information which is selected in
advance;

an email control part which is configured to send a prompting email to the counterpart terminal device, receive a reply email
from the counterpart terminal device responsive to the prompting email, and reply to the reply email from the counterpart
terminal device with an access information email directed to the counterpart terminal device so as to establish connection
with the counterpart terminal device; and

a server access control part which is configured to start the server function part to provide the information to the counterpart
terminal device in accordance with a management table stored in a memory of the mobile terminal device describing an access
method and a disclosure policy for the information,

wherein the server function part is started on condition that the email control part receives the reply email from the counterpart
terminal device, and

wherein, upon start of the server function part, the server function part determines a communication port for communication
with the counterpart terminal device, the communication port being determined dynamically such that the communication port
is different from a previously determined port resulting from a prior starting of the server function part from a prior receiving
of a prior reply email.

US Pat. No. 9,109,962

ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE RADIATION DETECTION MEMBER, ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE RADIATION DETECTION METHOD, AND DEVICE INCLUDING ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE RADIATION DETECTION MEMBER

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1. An electromagnetic wave radiation detection member comprising:
a detection material containing liquid and a substance that discolors that is attached to the detection material; and
a bag including the detection material therein and from which the liquid flows out due to radiation of electromagnetic waves.

US Pat. No. 9,082,565

COMPOSITE SWITCH AND PORTABLE DEVICE WITH SAME

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1. A composite switch comprising:
a first switch that is actuable by applying a first load to a first key;
a second switch that is actuable by applying a second load to a second key; and
a stopper to prevent the first key from being pressed down when the second key is pressed down to perform a contact operation
in the second switch, and

a plurality of projections, wherein a first projection deforms a first flexible member from among a plurality of first flexible
members, wherein the first flexible member is located at a center region of the plurality of the first flexible members and
the first projection has a height in a direction of a deformation that is longer than a height of a second projection, wherein
the second projection deforms a second flexible member from among the plurality of the first flexible members, and the second
flexible member located at a position not in the center region of the plurality of the first flexible members; wherein

a keytop of the second key is disposed on a keytop of the first key;
the second key is disposed on the first key, and
a stroke St1 of the stopper, a stroke St2 of the second key, and

a stroke St3 of the first key satisfy following relations St2

US Pat. No. 9,338,802

METHOD FOR ACCELERATING THE ACTIVATION OF A MBMS SERVICE

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1. A method for accelerating the activation of a MBMS (Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service) service distributed by a service
provider to a user equipment UE in the form of MBMS data packets, each MBMS data packet comprising compressed header information
and a payload, the method comprising:
receiving, by the UE, a specific MBMS service data flow containing only header information;
receiving, by the UE, the specific MBMS service data flow separately from the MBMS data packets, the specific MBMS service
data flow being received by the UE over one of a MBMS traffic channel (MTCH) and a MBMS control channel (MCCH) wherein the
UE continuously reads the specific MBMS service data flow on one of the MTCH and the MCCH for header information of a set
of MBMS services.

US Pat. No. 9,313,728

COMMUNICATION TERMINAL, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATION METHOD

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1. A communication terminal for use in a wireless communication environment which involves a plurality of coexisting communication
processes with upper limit values being set respectively therein for amounts of data to be transmitted, comprising:
a compressor configured to compress data to be transmitted;
a compression controller configured to:
if the amount of the data to be transmitted is equal to or greater than the upper limit value set depending on a presently
used communication process from among the plurality of coexisting communication processes which is to be used to transmit
the data and if the presently used communication process is not a maximum capacity communication process, switch the presently
used communication process, and, if the amount of the data to be transmitted is equal to or greater than the upper limit value
set depending on the switched presently used communication process, control said compressor to compress said data;

if the amount of the data to be transmitted is equal to or greater than the upper limit value set depending on the presently
used communication process and if the presently used communication process is the maximum capacity communication process,
control said compressor to compress said data; and

control said compressor to not compress said data if the amount of the data to be transmitted is smaller than said upper limit
value set depending on the presently used communication process; and

a base station switching controller which, if the amount of the data to be transmitted is equal to or greater than the upper
limit value set depending on the presently used communication process, searches for a base station that uses another communication
process which has a greater transmission capacity per unit time than a base station with which the communication terminal
is currently communicating, and which, if the base station which has a greater transmission capacity per unit time is detected,
is configured to switch to the detected base station that uses another communication process which has a greater transmission
capacity per unit time for transmitting the data.

US Pat. No. 9,232,445

METHOD FOR MANAGING CS IRAT HANDOVER FROM 2G/3G NETWORK TO LTE NETWORK

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1. A method to manage a Circuit Switch Inter Radio Access Technology (CS IRAT) handover of a user equipment (UE) from a 2G/3G
network to a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network wherein at least two different routing paths corresponding to at least two
different handover technologies are possible for transferring handover messages from a Base Station Controller/Radio Network
Controller (BSC/RNC) node of said 2G/3G network to a target eNodeB of said LTE network, said method comprising:
transmitting, by the UE, CS IRAT handover from 2G/3G to LTE capabilities to the BSC/RNC node;
selecting, by the BSC/RNC node, a routing paths among said different routing paths based on the UE capabilities for CS IRAT
handover from 2G/3G to LTE and transmitting to a Mobile Switching Center/Visitor Location Register (MSC/VLR) node of said
2G/3G network a message comprising information indicative of the selected path corresponding to the selected CS handover technology;
and

transferring, by the MSC/VLR node, said handover message to said target eNodeB through a Mobility Management Entity (MME)
node or through an Interworking Function (IWF) node depending on said information of the selected path corresponding to the
selected CS handover technology;

wherein said information indicative of the selected path is a target cell identifier and
when the RNC/BSC node detects the need to handover the UE to the LTE network for a CS call, the RNC/BSC node sends to the
MSC/VLR a handover message including a target LTE cell ID (eNodeB CGI), in case SRVCC handover, or a virtual 2G/3G cell ID,
in case of CSoPS handover, said IDs are pre-configured in the mapping and routing tables of BSC/RNC node, MSC/VLR node and
the IWF node to allow the association of the LTE cell ID with the virtual 2G/3G cell ID.

US Pat. No. 9,152,733

INFORMATION PROCESSOR

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1. A method of processing information, the method comprising:
accepting an input of a keyword comprising a predetermined character string and storing the accepted keyword in a storage
device; and

displaying externally acquired content on a display device;
wherein displaying the content comprises displaying the content on the display device by replacing a character string in a
preset range containing the keyword with other display data if the keyword stored in the storage device exists in character
information contained in the content;

wherein storing the keyword comprises accepting an input of valid period information indicating a period during which the
keyword is valid, which is inputted together with the keyword, and storing the keyword and the valid period information to
be associated with each other in the storage device;

wherein displaying the content comprises acquiring current time information, comparing the valid period information with the
current time information, and displaying the content on the display device by replacing the character string in the preset
range containing the keyword with other display data if the current time is within the valid period; and

wherein display the content comprises displaying the content in a present form on the display device if the current time is
beyond the valid period.

US Pat. No. 9,386,560

TRANSMISSION OF MBMS IN AN OFDM COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

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1. A base station for orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) data transmission in a plurality of sub-frames, the
base station comprising:
a transmitter including a processor and a radio-frequency (RF) circuit configured to transmit a default cyclic prefix for
each of first one or more OFDM symbols in each of the plurality of sub-frames, the number of said first one or more OFDM symbols
being n having a value of 2 or greater and being less than m, and an extended-length cyclic prefix for remaining m-n OFDM
symbols,

wherein a multimedia broadcast multicast service (MBMS) signal is transmitted on the remaining m-n OFDM symbols, and
wherein a length of the default cyclic prefix is less than a length of the extended-length cyclic prefix.

US Pat. No. 9,386,138

MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE, OPERATION PROCEDURE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND OPERATION COMMUNICATION METHOD

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1. A mobile terminal device, comprising:
an operation acquisition unit which identifies and stores an operation applied to the own mobile terminal device in a period
from application of a start application operation to application of a stop application operation;

an operation conversion unit which converts an operation log stored by the operation acquisition unit into data which is used
as an operation explanation and is to be presented to a person receiving explanations; and

an operation procedure transmission unit which transmits the operation explanation converted into the data by the operation
conversion unit, and

wherein the operation procedure transmission unit acquires an operation number associated with models of mobile terminal devices
from operation correspondence list information stored and held in advance, acquires additional information on an operation
procedure corresponding to the own mobile terminal device or the terminal of the person receiving explanations so that the
additional information includes at least the operation number, and transmits the operation explanation and the additional
information to the terminal of the person receiving explanations.

US Pat. No. 9,288,025

SINGLE CARRIER TRANSMISSION SYSTEM, COMMUNICATION DEVICE, AND SINGLE CARRIER TRANSMISSION METHOD USING FOR THEM

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1. A transmitter in a wireless communication system, the transmitter comprising:
a transmission circuit configured to transmit a pilot signal;
a processing circuit configured to calculate a sequence of the pilot signal based on at least a Zadoff-Chu sequence and a
first value;

wherein the Zadoff-Chu sequence is generated according to an exponential function,
wherein an index of the exponential function is calculated according to a prime number, and
wherein the first value is determined according to the prime number and a mod operator.

US Pat. No. 9,148,971

COMPONENT BUILT-IN MODULE, ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING SAME, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING COMPONENT BUILT-IN MODULE

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1. A component built-in module comprising:
a substrate which includes a top surface and a bottom surface;
a plurality of electronic components which are mounted on the top surface of the substrate;
a resin which seals the top surface of the substrate; and
a reinforcing plate which is bonded to the bottom surface of the substrate, the reinforcing plate and the resin being bonded
to each other;

wherein the reinforcing plate includes a first surface, a second surface on an opposite side to the first surface, and an
opening part which passes through from the first surface to the second surface;

wherein one part of the substrate is a corresponding part which corresponds to the opening part; and
wherein the corresponding part engages with the opening part from a side of the first surface, and the bottom surface of the
substrate at the corresponding part is arranged flush with the second surface of the reinforcing plate.

US Pat. No. 9,137,712

NETWORK UPDATE PROCEDURE AND RELATED NETWORK DEVICES

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1. A method of controlling a Location Area-based update procedure in a mobile radio communications network, the method comprising:
determining the basis for the Location Area-based update request;
varying connection procedures upon receipt of such request and responsive to the said determination; and
varying the connection procedures from first procedures to second procedures having a burden lower than the first procedures
in response to the basis indicating Circuit Switched Fall-Back,

wherein the first procedures include a security procedure comprising at least one of authentication procedure, an identification
procedure, and a TMSI (Temporary Mobile Subscriber Identity) re-allocation procedure, and

wherein in the second procedures, the authentication procedure and the identification procedure are skipped, and a short version
of the TMSI re-allocation procedure is adopted.

US Pat. No. 9,277,175

MOBILE TELEPHONE SET HAVING VIDEO-PHONE FUNCTION LOW IN AMOUNT OF HEAT GENERATION

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1. A mobile telephone set having a video phone function for transmitting/receiving a video signal to/from equipment of a communication
partner, the mobile telephone set comprising:
a camera for outputting a photographed video as the video signal; and
a video signal encoding unit for encoding the video signal from the camera at a predetermined normal encoding rate and outputting
the encoded video signal,

wherein the mobile telephone set detects a temperature thereof, and when the temperature exceeds a predetermined first threshold,
changes the video signal encoding unit from the predetermined normal encoding rate to a reduced encoding rate, which is lower
than the predetermined normal encoding rate.

US Pat. No. 9,078,213

MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL APPARATUS, METHOD OF CONTROLLING POWER CONSUMPTION OF MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL APPARATUS, AND RECORDING MEDIUM

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1. A mobile communication terminal apparatus comprising:
a first wireless communication unit configured to transmit and to receive a first radio signal;
a second wireless communication unit configured to transmit and to receive a second radio signal to and from a second wireless
communication base station;

a first position information generation unit configured to generate, based on the first radio signal received by said first
wireless communication unit, first position information representing a position where the first radio signal is received;

a second position information generation unit configured to generate, as second position information representing a position
where wireless communication is possible between said second wireless communication unit and the second wireless communication
base station, the first position information generated by said first position information generation unit when said second
wireless communication unit is transmitting or receiving the second radio signal, and is further configured to store the second
position information in a storage unit;

a wireless communication operation determination unit configured to determine, based on whether the first position information
generated by said first position information generation unit matches with the second position information stored in the storage
unit, whether a wireless communication operation by said second wireless communication unit is possible; and

a power supply control unit configured to perform power supply control of said second wireless communication unit in accordance
with a determination result of said wireless communication operation determination unit.

US Pat. No. 9,204,551

MOUNTING STRUCTURE AND MOUNTING METHOD

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1. A mounting structure comprising:
an electronic component including a first electrode;
a metal having a melting point of 130° C. or less;
a wiring substrate including a second electrode electrically connected to the first electrode via the metal; and
a preventing structure for preventing flowing-out of the metal in a melted state from a region where the first electrode and
the second electrode are formed, wherein the preventing structure is formed in at least one member selected from the electronic
component and the wiring substrate;

wherein a waveguide structure having an optical waveguide is formed on a surface of the wiring substrate, wherein the electronic
component includes an emission region, wherein the electronic component and the waveguide structure are bonded together by
a resin, and wherein light emitted from the emission region is coupled with the waveguide; and

wherein an end surface of the waveguide structure is located directly below the emission region is a slope end surface formed
obliquely to the vertical direction of the surface of the wiring substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,105,980

RADIO COMMUNICATION APPARATUS

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1. A radio communication apparatus, comprising:
a first casing accommodating an antenna device;
a second casing accommodating a flexible substrate which electrically connects components of the first casing to components
of the second casing;

the first and second casings being slidably coupled to one another between first and second positions, the flexible substrate
overlapping itself by different amounts when the cases are in the first and second positions, respectively;

the flexible substrate including a conductor surface and a plurality of conductor components electrically coupled to the conductor
surface at respective spaced locations along the conductor surface, each conductor component having a reflective surface which
does not extend perpendicular to the conductor surface at the location at which the conductor component is coupled to the
conductor surface, the reflective surfaces facing the antenna device at least when the casings are in one of the first and
second positions;

wherein the flexible substrate overlaps itself along an overlapping region and the antenna device faces the overlapping region
when the casings are in the first position, and

wherein the plurality of conductor components are located at least in the overlapping region when the casings are in the first
position.

US Pat. No. 9,554,204

MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE, COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM, AND COMPUTER DATA SIGNAL

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1. A mobile terminal device which outputs a sound based on sound data from a removable connected external output device comprising:
a receiver which receives the sound data;
a sound output section which outputs the sound data received by the receiver to the external output device;
a connection determination section which determines the external output device is connected or not;
a sound output stop section which stops outputting of the sound data by the sound output section when the connection determination
section determines that the external output device is not connected while the sound output section is outputting the sound
data;

a received data recording section which starts recording the sound data received by the receiver when outputting of the sound
data is stopped by the sound output stop section; and

a sound output resuming section which resumes outputting of the sound data by the sound output section at the position where
the sound output stop section has stopped outputting of the sound data, by outputting the sound data recorded by the received
data recording section, when the connection determination section determines that the external output device is connected
while the sound output stop section is stopping outputting of the sound data.

US Pat. No. 9,497,774

METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING THE TRIGGERING OF THE TRANSMISSION OF BUFFER STATUS REPORTING (BSR) INFORMATION

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2. A User Equipment (UE), comprising:
a unit that triggers transmission of Buffer Status Reporting (BSR) information to a base station (BS) in a wireless telecommunication
network; and

a transmission buffer for storing data to be transmitted via a plurality of logical channels, each logical channel being provided
with a priority level and a specific Prioritized Bit Rate (PBR) parameter indicating a resource level to allocate to the UE
for transmitting the stored data said BSR information re resenting an amount of data present in the transmission buffer of
the UE and allowing said base to schedule an amount of resource to allocate to the UE, and

wherein said User Equipment is configured to trigger the transmission of Buffer Status Reporting information to said base
station if new uplink data arrives in the UE transmission buffer and if said new uplink data belongs to a logical channel
for which a PBR is defined, and for which no data already existed in the UE transmission buffer,

wherein the UE is configured for systematically transmitting Buffer Status Reporting information to said base station if new
uplink data arrives in the UE transmission buffer and said new uplink data belongs to a logical channel having a non null
PBR value and a priority level lower than that of a logical channel for which the buffer already contains data to transmit,
and for which sufficient resources have already been allocated by the base station to the UE.

US Pat. No. 9,176,663

ELECTRONIC DEVICE, GESTURE PROCESSING METHOD AND GESTURE PROCESSING PROGRAM

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1. An electronic device comprising:
a touch panel display;
a storage unit that stores a plurality of sets of display data and trajectory related information that is associated with
each of the sets of display data; and

a control unit, wherein
the trajectory related information includes trajectory data and function information that is associated with the trajectory
data, and

the control unit determines whether or not to accept gesture input on the basis of the trajectory related information that
is associated with the display data to be displayed on the touch panel display, and when determining to accept the gesture
input, overlay-displays on the touch panel display without obscuring the display data, the trajectory data included in the
trajectory related information that is associated with the display data so as to be overlaid on the display data at a location
and in a shape defined by the trajectory data for receiving the gesture input,

wherein when the gesture input is carried out when the trajectory data and the display data are overlay-displayed on the touch
panel display, the control unit determines the trajectory data corresponding to an input trajectory inputted through the gesture
input, as selected trajectory data, and executes a function that is associated with the selected trajectory data.

US Pat. No. 9,407,314

RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING RF-BB STATE IN THE SAME

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1. A radio communication device comprising:
a radio frequency section; and
a baseband section which are connected through a serial interface for exchanging predetermined interface signals,
wherein the serial interface is provided with a dedicated interface state change trigger signal, a dedicated interface state
change trigger signal acknowledgement, and the predetermined interface signals,

wherein the dedicated interface state change trigger signal and the dedicated interface state change trigger signal acknowledgement
are used for interface state change control,

wherein the baseband section transmits an interface setting change command to the radio frequency section and then starts
interface state change processing therein,

wherein upon receiving the interface setting change command, the radio frequency section starts interface state change processing
therein,

wherein while the baseband section performs interface state change processing, the baseband section transmits the dedicated
interface state change trigger signal to the radio frequency section, and

wherein the radio frequency section, upon completing interface state change processing therein, transmits the dedicated interface
state change trigger signal acknowledgement to the baseband section as an acknowledgement of receipt of the dedicated interface
state change trigger signal.

US Pat. No. 9,179,069

PHOTOGRAPHING DEVICE, PORTABLE INFORMATION PROCESSING TERMINAL, MONITOR DISPLAY METHOD FOR PHOTOGRAPHING DEVICE, AND PROGRAM

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1. A photographing device, comprising:
a display unit that displays a preview image of a target to photograph;
a movement detection unit that detects the preview image moving from a status in which the preview image has been photographed
as a reference photographed image; and

a display control unit that displays a reference line on the preview image, the reference line having been set in the reference
photographed image, including an edge of the reference photographed image;

wherein:
the display control unit fixedly displays a reference mark at a predetermined display position of the display unit, or
the reference mark is put on a frame of the display unit;
wherein:
the position of the reference mark is on one of: the reference line, and
when the preview image is the same as the reference photographed image, on a virtual extended line of the reference line;
wherein the display control unit changes a display position and a direction of the reference line in the display unit so that
a distance between the reference line and the reference mark corresponds to a shift quantity reflecting an amount of shill
in which the preview image shifts with respect to the reference photographed image, in a direction orthogonal to the reference
line, based on a result detected by the movement detection unit;

wherein the reference line is a center line of the reference photographed image;
wherein a center part of the reference line is omitted; and
wherein the center part of the reference line that is omitted is larger than the part that is shown.

US Pat. No. 9,172,723

METHOD OF PROVIDING TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK SECURITY

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1. A method of providing network security within a mobile radio communications network during each of a plurality of handover
procedures, the network including a radio access part and a core part, the method comprising:
the core part creating a security context for communications between a mobile radio communications device and said network,
said creation of the security context comprising generating a security key using a value of a Non-access stratum (NAS) count
as
an input parameter;
as part of an initial handover attempt of said handover procedure, the core part of the network sending a handover command
signal to the radio access part of the network, which sends the handover command signal to the mobile radio communications
device, and controlling said value of the NAS count so as to ensure that a different respective value of the NAS count is
employed during each successful initial handover attempt; and

when the radio access part determines that the handover command signal has not been received by the mobile communication device,
the radio access part sending a non-delivery indication signal to the core part and the core part resending through the radio
access part the handover command signal, including a same NAS count, in response to the non-delivery indication signal.

US Pat. No. 9,106,728

MOBILE TERMINAL

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1. A mobile terminal wherein a second housing comprising a display unit is connected to a first housing comprising an operation
unit in a freely-movable fashion and a speaker sound hole is formed in a rear surface of the first housing opposite to the
operation unit, wherein:
the rear surface is configured so as to be inclined with respect to a placing-surface when the mobile terminal is placed on
the placing-surface so that a space that allows speaker sound to be released is formed between the rear surface and the placing-surface,

the speaker sound hole and a protrusion formed near the speaker sound hole are formed in a part which is inclined with respect
to the placing-surface,

wherein when the second housing forms a right angle or an acute angle with the first housing, the protrusion is not in contact
with the placing surface and the space is maintained by the inclined part,

wherein when a position of the second housing is changed and a center of gravity of the mobile terminal is thereby shifted
toward the second housing, the protrusion comes into contact with the placing-surface and the space is thereby maintained;
and

wherein the speaker sound hole comprises a plurality of speaker sound holes, and wherein the protrusion is disposed at a center
of these plurality of speaker sound holes.

US Pat. No. 9,319,344

MOBILE RADIO COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE FOR COMMUNICATION WITHIN A PACKET DATA NETWORK

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1. A mobile radio communications device comprising:
a transmitter configured to transmit an attach request message to a network;
a receiver configured to receive an attach accept message;
wherein said transmitter is configured to transmit an attach complete message which includes a signal related to EPS dedicated
bearer context and

wherein said transmitter is configured to retransmit the signal related to the EPS dedicated bearer context based on reception
of the attach complete message and without retransmitting an attach request message to the network.

US Pat. No. 9,531,521

CHANNEL QUALITY INDICATOR METHOD, AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEM, BASE STATION, AND USER EQUIPMENT

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1. A method implemented in a wireless communications system, the method comprising:
transmitting from a base station to a user equipment (UE) one or more channel quality indicator (CQI) reference signals in
a subframe; and

transmitting from the user equipment to the base station a report determined according to said one or more CQI reference signals,
wherein the CQI reference signal transmission is repeated at a CQI reference signal transmission period,
wherein a subframe offset is provided relative to subframe 0 for the CQI reference signal transmission,

wherein the subframe comprises a resource block and a last orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) symbol in the
resource block conveys the CQI reference signal, and

wherein the CQI reference signal transmission avoids collision with each of the group consisting of a Cell-specific Reference
Signal (CRS), a Dedicated Reference Signal (DRS), a Physical Broadcast Channel (PBCH), and a synchronization signal, by i)
the CQI reference signal being conveyed by the last OFDM symbol of the resource block of the subframe, and ii) the Cell-specific
Reference Signal (CRS) being conveyed by another OFDM symbol of the resource block, the another OFDM symbol being different
from the last OFDM symbol conveying the CQI reference signal, such that the CQI reference signal and the Cell-specific Reference
Signal (CRS) are located in different OFDM symbols of the same resource block and are at the same antenna port.

US Pat. No. 9,176,526

PORTABLE TERMINAL DEVICE, IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD USED FOR SAME, AND RECORDING MEDIUM TO RECORD PROGRAM FOR SAME

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1. A portable terminal device, adaptable to a plurality of use modes, comprising:
a detector configured to detect a change of the use mode;
a changing unit that changes a display method of instruction pertaining to an image to a display screen in accordance with
a detected result of said detector;

a switching mechanism that switches the display screen to a longitudinal status or a landscape status;
a touch panel unit that performs an input operation by touching directly on the display screen;
a key input unit that performs a key input operation, wherein said detector detects a change of the use mode based on a status
change of an upper housing which mounts the display screen; wherein

in a case of a first use mode wherein only operation using said touch panel unit is allowed, the portable terminal device
displays a larger icon of each image to the display screen than that of the longitudinal or the landscape status of the display
screen, and

in a case of a second use mode wherein the display screen is in the landscape status and operation using at least one key
is allowed, the portable terminal device displays a list of thumbnail images to a left side screen and a list of information
of the image corresponding to the selected image among the thumbnail images to a right side screen, and

in a case of a third use mode wherein the display screen is in the longitudinal status and operation using at least one key
is allowed, the portable terminal device displays a greater number of icons than the case of the first use mode and a larger
size of icons than the case of the second use mode.

US Pat. No. 9,167,074

MOBILE TERMINAL AND FUNCTION CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

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1. A wireless mobile terminal that takes at least two forms of a utilization state and a non-utilization state, comprising:
a restricting unit that restricts an execution of a specific function when detecting a closed state and movement of the mobile
terminal; a state detecting unit, having an acceleration sensor, that detects whether the mobile terminal is in the utilization
state in accordance with the detection result of the acceleration sensor and determines whether a possessor of the mobile
terminal is moving; a posture detecting unit that detects an inclination angle of the mobile terminal and determines whether
the mobile terminal is held at an operation enabled posture based on a pre-set margin of an angle; and a restriction releasing
unit that releases a restriction of at least a portion of the specific function restricted by the restricting unit when detecting
an opened state of the mobile terminal, and releases a lesser portion of the specific function when detecting a closed state,
in accordance with the detection results of the acceleration sensor and the posture detecting unit.

US Pat. No. 9,226,282

METHOD FOR DETECTING A DOWNLINK CONTROL STRUCTURE FOR CARRIER AGGREGATION

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1. A method implemented in a user equipment (UE) used in a wireless communications network configured to support carrier aggregation,
the method comprising:
assuming a component carrier (CC) is a normal CC when no higher layer signaling is received indicating that the CC is a host
CC or a normal CC;

when higher layer signaling is received, receiving, from a base station, higher layer signaling indicating a host CC;
receiving a first physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) on the host CC;
reading first downlink control information (DCI) in the first PDCCH according to a first predefined format;
when higher layer signaling is received, receiving a second PDCCH on the normal CC; and
reading second DCI in the second PDCCH according to a second predefined format; and
wherein in a normal CC the UE detects PDCCH assuming all DCI formats are with a zero-bit carrier indicator field and in a
host CC the UE detects PDCCH assuming all DCI formats include a non-zero carrier indicator field.

US Pat. No. 9,379,872

CHANNEL QUALITY INDICATOR METHOD, AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEM, BASE STATION, AND USER EQUIPMENT

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1. A method implemented in a user equipment (UE) used in a wireless communications system, comprising:
receiving from a base station two channel quality indicator (CQI) reference signals in a subframe; and
transmitting to the base station a report determined according to said two CQI reference signals,
wherein the CQI reference signal transmission is repeated at CQI reference signal transmission period TCQI-RS,

wherein a subframe offset relative to subframe 0 is provided for the CQI reference signal transmission, and
wherein the subframe comprises a resource block and a last OFDM (orthogonal frequency division multiplexing) symbol in the
resource block conveys said two CQI reference signals.

US Pat. No. 9,112,357

MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE, CHARGER, AND CHARGING SYSTEM

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1. A mobile terminal device connectable to a network, comprising:
a rechargeable battery serving as a power supply of the mobile terminal device;
a charger identification information reception unit configured to receive, from a charger connected to charge said rechargeable
battery, charger identification information to be used to identify the charger;

a selling information storage unit configured to store setting information associated with the charger identification information;
a setting information extraction unit configured to extract, from said setting information storage unit, the setting information
corresponding to the charger identification information received by said charger identification information reception unit;
and

a setting unit configured to set, in the mobile terminal device, the setting information extracted by said setting information
extraction unit and store the setting information storage unit, setting information that is set in said mobile terminal device
when charger identification information is accepted when setting information corresponding to the charger identification information
received by said charger identification information reception unit is not stored in said setting information storage unit,
by associating the setting information set in the mobile terminal device with the charger identification information.

US Pat. No. 9,055,164

MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE, TIME CONTROL METHOD, AND TIMER CONTROL PROGRAM

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1. A mobile terminal device comprising:
a display unit;
an inclination sensor that outputs an amount of inclination about a Y-axis and an amount of inclination about an X-axis;
a timer unit that measures a set time and displays a state of a time measurement on said display unit; and
a control unit that controls the time measured by said timer unit based on the amount of inclination about the Y-axis,
wherein, while said control unit determines that the mobile terminal device is placed on a horizontal plane based on the amount
of inclination about the X-axis, said control unit corrects the amount of the inclination about the Y-axis so that the timer
unit continues to measure the set time.

US Pat. No. 9,077,503

CHANNEL QUALITY INDICATOR METHOD

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1. An improved channel quality indicator method for determining and transmitting one or more Channel Quality Indicator Reference
Signals from one or more subframes such that an associated user equipment can use the one or more Channel Quality Indicator
Reference Signals to measure a Channel Quality Indicator, the subframes including first and second slots, each of the first
and second slots including a plurality of symbols, and each of the first and second slots forming respectively a first resource
block and a following second resource block within each of the one or more subframes, wherein the method comprises:
generating the one or more Channel Quality Indicator Reference Signals;
mapping the one or more Channel Quality Indicator-Reference Signals to the last symbol of the second slot of the one or more
subframes; and

transmitting the mapped one or more Channel Quality Indicator Reference Signals from a base station to a user equipment (UE),
wherein the Channel Quality Indicator Reference Signals transmission avoids collision with a Cell-specific Reference Signal
(CRS), a Dedicated Reference Signal (DRS), a Physical Broadcast CHannel (PBCH), or a synchronization signal due to

i) the Channel Quality Indicator Reference Signal always being conveyed in the last symbol of the second slot of the second
resource block conveying the CQI Reference Signal, and

ii) each of said Cell-specific Reference Signal (CRS), Dedicated Reference Signal (DRS), said Physical Broadcast CHannel (PBCH),
and said synchronization signal being located in another OFDM symbol in said second resource block conveying the CQI Reference
Signal,

where the another OFDM symbol of said resource block is a different symbol from the last OFDM symbol in the second slot of
said second resource block such that the Channel Quality Indicator Reference Signal transmission and said Cell-specific Reference
Signal (CRS), Dedicated Reference Signal (DRS), said Physical Broadcast CHannel (PBCH), and said synchronization signal are
always located in different OFDM symbols in the same resource block that conveys the Channel Quality Indicator Reference Signal.

US Pat. No. 9,583,807

HYBRID RESONATORS IN MULTILAYER SUBSTRATES AND FILTERS BASED ON THESE RESONATORS

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1. A filter comprising:
a multilayer substrate including a plurality of conductor layers and a dielectric configured to isolate said conductor layers
from each other;

a first terminal disposed in one of said plurality of conductor layers;
a second terminal disposed in said one conductor layer;
a ground conductor disposed in said one conductor layer; and
a hybrid resonator disposed in said multilayer substrate,
wherein said hybrid resonator comprises:
a first resonant element;
a second resonant element; and
a coupling strip configured to connect said first and said second resonant elements,
wherein said first resonant element comprises:
a first signal via disposed through said multilayer substrate;
a first group of ground vias disposed through said multilayer substrate and configured to surround said first signal via;
and

a first artificial dielectric disposed in said multilayer substrate and between said first signal via and said first group
of ground vias,

wherein said first artificial dielectric comprises:
a first conductive plate connected to said first signal via; and
a first isolating slit configured to isolate said first conductive plate from said first group of ground vias,
wherein said second resonant element comprises:
a second signal via disposed through said multilayer substrate;
a second group of ground vias disposed through said multilayer substrate and configured to surround said second signal via;
and

a second artificial dielectric disposed in said multilayer substrate and between said second signal via and said second group
of ground via, and

wherein said second artificial dielectric comprises:
a second conductive plate connected to said second signal via; and
a second isolating slit configured to isolate said second conductive plate from said second group of ground vias; and
wherein said first terminal and said second terminal are connected to said coupling strip; and
another hybrid resonator disposed in said multilayer substrate and connected to both said first and said second terminals;
and

a connection strip disposed in said one conductor layer configured to connect said hybrid resonator and said another hybrid
resonator,

wherein said another hybrid resonator comprises:
a third resonant element;
a fourth resonant element; and
another coupling strip configured to connect said third and said fourth resonant elements,
wherein said third resonant element comprise:
a third signal via disposed through said multilayer substrate;
a third group of ground vias disposed through said multilayer substrate and configured to surround said third signal via;
and

a third artificial dielectric disposed in said multilayer substrate and between said third signal via and said third group
of ground vias,

wherein said third artificial dielectric comprises:
a third conductive plate connected to said third signal via; and
a third isolating slit configured to isolate said third conductive plate from said third group of grounded via, and
wherein said fourth resonant element comprise:
a fourth signal via disposed through said multilayer substrate;
a fourth group of ground vias disposed through said multilayer substrate and configured to surround said fourth signal via;
and

a fourth artificial dielectric disposed in said multilayer substrate and between said fourth signal via and said fourth group
of ground vias, and

wherein said fourth artificial dielectric comprises:
a fourth conductive plate connected to said fourth signal via; and
a fourth isolating slit configured to isolate said fourth conductive plate from said third group of ground vias;
another ground conductor disposed in another one of said plurality of conductor layers and connected to said first, said second,
said third and said fourth groups of ground vias

wherein said first artificial dielectric further comprises:
another first conductive plate disposed in said another conductor layer and connected to said first signal via; and
another first isolating slit disposed in said another conductor layer configured to isolate said another first conductive
late from said another ground conductor,

wherein said second artificial dielectric further comprises:
another second conductive plate disposed in said another conductor layer and connected to said second signal via; and
another second isolating slit disposed in said another conductive layer configured to isolate another second conductive plate
from said another ground conductor,

wherein said third artificial dielectric further comprises:
another third conductive plate disposed in said another conductor layer and connected to said third signal via; and
another third isolating slit disposed in said another conductor layer configured to isolate said another third conductive
late from sand another ground conductor, and

wherein said fourth artificial dielectric further comprises:
another fourth conductive plate disposed in said another conductor layer and connected to said fourth signal via; and
another fourth isolating slit disposed in said another conductor layer configured to isolate said another fourth conductive
plate from said another ground conductor,

and wherein said first artificial dielectric and said second artificial dielectric are different in length along a thickness
of said multilayer substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,596,117

OFDM MODULATOR, OFDM TRANSMISSION DEVICE, AND OFDM MODULATION METHOD

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1. An orthogonal frequency division multiplex (OFDM) modulator comprising:
a first circuit that acquires a plurality of complex data each of which is assigned to a dedicated subcarrier, and generates
digital waveform data on the basis of said acquired plurality of complex data;

a second circuit that acquires said digital waveform data generated by said first circuit, shifts frequency of said digital
waveform data, and generates frequency-shifted digital waveform data;

a third circuit that converts an acquired bit sequence into a plurality of multi-value symbol data;
a fourth circuit that extracts a plurality of frequency spectrum data from said plurality of multi-value symbol data covered
by said third circuit through discrete Fourier transform; and

a fifth circuit that assigns the subcarrier determined in advance to said frequency spectrum data acquired from said fourth
circuit to output the subcarrier assigned frequency spectrum data,

wherein said first circuit acquires each of said subcarrier assigned frequency spectrum data outputted from said fifth circuit
as said complex data, and generates said digital waveform data on the basis of the acquired subcarrier assigned frequency
spectrum data.

US Pat. No. 9,980,263

INTERLACE DETERMINATION FOR A DEVICE

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1. An apparatus comprising:a processor that:
determines a system bandwidth comprising a plurality of interlaces, wherein each interlace of the plurality of interlaces comprises a set of physical resource blocks (“PRBs”) that are uniformly spaced in frequency; and
determines a first set of interlaces of the plurality of interlaces for a first device, wherein the first set of interlaces comprises one or more interlaces; and
a transmitter that transmits a first signal to the first device, the first signal indicating the first set of interlaces, wherein a number of bits of the first signal is less than a number of interlaces of the plurality of interlaces.

US Pat. No. 9,774,423

BROADCAST CHANNEL TRANSMISSION METHOD AND APPARATUS

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1. A broadcast channel transmission method for a communication system comprising a system bandwidth divided into a number
of segments, each segment having a same respective bandwidth, the method comprising:
delivering broadcast channel data as a respective series of blocks concurrently in each segment of the system bandwidth; and
distributing broadcast channel data within each series of blocks such that a user equipment capable of receiving more than
one segment receives cumulative broadcast channel data within a time period, each different part of said cumulative broadcast
channel data being received in blocks of a different respective segment,

wherein a total time period for receipt of said cumulative broadcast channel data within blocks of one segment is a multiple
of said time period, and

wherein the broadcast channel data is distributed within said each series of blocks such that a user equipment capable of
receiving only two adjacent segments of said bandwidth receives each different part of said cumulative broadcast channel data
in the blocks of a different respective one of said two adjacent segments before any of different parts of said cumulative
broadcast channel data are repeated in either of said two adjacent segments.

US Pat. No. 10,019,216

INFORMATION PROCESSING TERMINAL AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

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1. An information processing terminal comprising:a plurality of displays that respectively display an application screen; and
control unit configured to determine a display, on which a new application is to be activated, from among said plurality of displays, based on an amount of resources consumed by said information processing terminal,
wherein when the new application is allowed to be activated on any of said plurality of displays based on of the amount of resources consumed by said information processing terminal, said control unit activates the new application on one of the plurality of displays on which an application, that uses a device to be occupied by the new application, is being executed.

US Pat. No. 10,084,574

MULTIPLE COMPONENT CARRIER OFDMA COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

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1. A method of downlink channel coding, implemented in a base station used in an OFDMA, orthogonal frequency division multiple access, communication system, the method comprising:performing rate-matching on each of multiple transport blocks;
permutating a concatenation of the rate-matched multiple transport blocks;
segmenting the permutated concatenation of rate-matched multiple transport blocks into multiple physical channels to be mapped on multiple component carriers such that each of the rate-matched multiple transport blocks is distributed amongst the multiple physical channels for each transmission time interval; and
performing link adaptation for each component carrier according to a channel condition experienced by said each component carrier.

US Pat. No. 9,661,498

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SELECTION OF SECURITY ALGORITHMS

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1. A method of managing security for a connection between a user device and a communications network comprising a plurality
of base stations and a core network, the method comprising:
receiving security capability information at the core network for the connection between the user device and the communications
network via a first base station of the plurality of base stations;

retrieving security capability information at the core network for the first base station from a database that stores security
capability information for said plurality of base stations;

processing, at the core network, the security capability information for the user device and the security capability information
for the first base station to select a plurality of preferred security policies for a connection between the user device and
the first base station; and

transmitting the selected plurality of preferred security policies to the first base station as a list of preferred security
policies from which said base station selects a security policy.

US Pat. No. 9,596,341

SMART CARD AND MOBILE DEVICE USING PARAMETERS INCLUDED IN AN ATR SIGNAL AND A TERMINAL CAPABILITIES SIGNAL TO INDICATE WHETHER A MAXIMUM POWER SUPPLY VALUE FOR THE SMART CARD CAN BE RENEGOTIATED

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1. A smart card operable with a mobile device, comprising:
an interface for interfacing with the mobile device; and
a processor operable at power up to output an Answer To Reset (ATR) signal to the mobile device, which ATR signal includes
a parameter indicating whether or not the smart card can renegotiate a maximum power supply value previously defined by the
mobile device and operable to receive a Terminal Capabilities signal from the mobile device indicating whether or not the
mobile device can renegotiate said maximum power supply value.

US Pat. No. 10,136,467

MOBILE TERMINATED CONTROL METHOD AND RELATED NETWORK DEVICES

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1. A method of controlling a mobile terminated procedure between a mobile terminal device and a network node device of a mobile radio communications network, and comprising:determining that a location update procedure is required while the mobile terminal device is connected to a packet switched communication system;
connecting to a circuit switched communication system containing the network node device; and
transmitting a connection-maintaining request from the terminal device to the network node device within a location update request, the connection-maintaining request indicating to maintain connectivity with the network node device in the circuit switched communication system subsequent to completion of the location update procedure,
said connection-maintaining request comprising an indication of an ongoing mobile terminated call in the packet switched communication system.

US Pat. No. 10,212,686

METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR POSITIONING IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

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1. A method comprising:determining, based on an output of a function, whether a type of the positioning subframe to transmit is to be a measurement subframe or a low-interference subframe, wherein the measurement subframe includes at least one symbol occupying a time-frequency resource on which a user equipment detects the at least one symbol; and
transmitting the determined type of positioning subframe, wherein the determining comprises:
comparing the output of the function with a threshold value, wherein the output of the function is determined based on a pseudo-random sequence and network cell information, the pseudo-random sequence is determined by the following:
c(n)=(x1(n+Nc)+x2(n+Nc))mod 2,
 and the threshold value is associated with a probability that the type of the positioning subframe is a low-interference subframe;
in response to the output of the function being different from the threshold value, determining that the type of the positioning subframe is a measurement subframe; and
in response to the output of the function matching the threshold value, determining that the type of the positioning subframe is a low-interference subframe.

US Pat. No. 10,383,152

RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURE FOR MACHINE TYPE COMMUNICATION

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1. A method, comprising:transmitting a physical random access channel (PRACH) preamble on a first time-frequency resource;
monitoring a second time-frequency resource for a first downlink (DL) grant scheduling a random access response (RAR) corresponding to the transmitted PRACH preamble on a third time-frequency resource;
receiving the RAR on the third time-frequency resource;
transmitting a connection request message on a fourth time-frequency resource, wherein the fourth time-frequency resource is determined based on the RAR;
determining a fifth time-frequency resource based on a time-frequency resource index, wherein the RAR includes the time-frequency resource index; and
monitoring the fifth time-frequency resource for a second DL grant scheduling a contention resolution message.

US Pat. No. 10,397,910

CARRIER DETERMINATION FOR A DEVICE

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1. An apparatus comprising:a processor that determines a first carrier of a plurality of carriers for a first device to transmit first hybrid automatic repeat request acknowledgement feedback information;
a transmitter that:
transmits, to the first device, first downlink control information indicating the first carrier, wherein the first downlink control information further indicates a set of physical resource blocks within the first carrier to the first device; and
transmits second downlink control information to a second device, wherein the second downlink control information indicates the first carrier and the set of physical resource blocks within the first carrier for the second device to transmit second hybrid automatic repeat request acknowledgement feedback information; and
a receiver that:
receives the first hybrid automatic repeat request acknowledgement feedback information from the first device on the first carrier using the set of physical resource blocks; and
receives the second hybrid automatic repeat request acknowledgement feedback information from the second device on the first carrier using the set of physical resource blocks.

US Pat. No. 10,257,657

TRIGGERING TRANSMISSIONS USING LOCATION INFORMATION

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1. An apparatus comprising:a processor that:
determines reference location information;
determines current location information; and
determines whether a trigger is satisfied using the reference location information and the current location information of the apparatus, wherein the apparatus is a user equipment;
a transmitter that transmits the current location information of the user equipment in response to the trigger being satisfied to reduce resources used to transmit the current location information; and
a receiver that receives information from a network device notifying the user equipment of one or more resource pools to use in response to transmitting the current location information, wherein the one or more resource pools are based on the current location information of the user equipment.

US Pat. No. 10,341,057

DETERMINING A HARQ-ACK RESPONSE CODEBOOK IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

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1. A method comprising:determining a set of aggregated serving cells;
grouping the aggregated serving cells into a set of cell groups;
determining, for an uplink (UL) subframe, a set of subframes Y comprising subframes (y1, y2, . . . , yM) for which a corresponding hybrid automatic repeat request acknowledgement (HARQ-ACK) is to be transmitted in the UL subframe;
receiving a cell-domain downlink assignment indicator (C-DAI) and a cell-domain total assignment indicator (C-TAI) in each downlink control information (DCI) scheduling a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH); and
determining a HARQ-ACK codebook based the C-DAI and C-TAI for each combination of a cell group and a subframe, the cell group belonging to the set of cell groups and the subframe belonging to the set of subframes.

US Pat. No. 10,341,060

DATA ACKNOWLEDGEMENT IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

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1. An apparatus comprising:a transmitter that transmits data to a device at a first time;
a processor that determines a response window comprising a plurality of transmission opportunities for receiving an acknowledgement corresponding to the data, wherein the response window begins after an offset time corresponding to the first time, and the transmitter transmits information indicating the response window and at least one transmission opportunity of the plurality of transmission opportunities within the response window; and
a receiver that receives the acknowledgement from the device within the response window in response to a listen-before-talk being performed for each transmission opportunity of the plurality of transmission opportunities until successful.

US Pat. No. 10,264,556

RESOURCE ELEMENT USAGE IN CONTROL CHANNEL ELEMENTS

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1. An apparatus comprising:a processor that:
determines a control channel frequency region comprising a set of control channel elements (“CCEs”) in a transmit time interval (“TTI”), wherein each CCE of the set of CCEs comprises a set of resource elements (“REs”); and
determines a subset of CCEs of the set of CCEs not used for transmission of control information; and
a transmitter that:
transmits a control channel occupancy indicator that indicates the subset of CCEs; and
transmits data on the REs in the subset of CCEs.

US Pat. No. 10,375,607

MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, NODE APPARATUS, AND INTER-NETWORK HANDOVER CONTROL METHOD

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1. A mobile communication system, comprising:a first wireless network for supporting circuit switch network;
a second wireless network for supporting packet switch network;
an internet protocol multimedia subsystem network for supporting multimedia internet protocol service; and
an apparatus;
wherein the apparatus integrates a media gateway, a media gateway control function, and a packet data network gateway into one node,
wherein the apparatus acquires one internet protocol address used by the first user equipment for communication in the first wireless network and the second wireless network, and the apparatus allocates the one internet protocol address for use by the media gateway and the media gateway control function for user plane and control plane communications, and
wherein the apparatus switches a call connection path between the first user equipment and a second user equipment via the second wireless network and the first user equipment and the second user equipment via the first wireless network.

US Pat. No. 10,298,310

CHANNEL QUALITY INDICATOR METHOD, AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEM, BASE STATION, AND USER EQUIPMENT

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1. A method comprising:receiving from a base station two channel quality indicator reference signals in a subframe; and
transmitting to the base station a report determined according to the two channel quality indicator reference signals, wherein the report comprises a rank indicator, a channel quality indicator, and a precoding matrix indicator, wherein:
the subframe comprises a resource block and a last orthogonal frequency division multiplexing symbol in the resource block conveys at least one of the two channel quality indicator reference signals;
a reception period corresponding to a reception comprising the two channel quality indicator reference signals is cell-specific and a channel quality indicator or precoding matrix indicator reporting period is user equipment-specific;
the two channel quality indicator reference signals are repeated at a period of 5 subframes, 10 subframes, 20 subframes, 40 subframes, or 80 subframes; and
the reception period is 1 ms, 5 ms, 10 ms, 20 ms, 40 ms, or 80 ms.