US Pat. No. 10,033,648

MULTICAST MESSAGE FORWARDING METHOD AND DEVICE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for forwarding a multicast message, comprising:receiving, by a forwarding chip, a multicast message;
determining, by the forwarding chip, that the multicast message is a known multicast message, and then sending the known multicast message to a Central Processing Unit (CPU), and deleting a CPU interface from an outbound interface list of a multicast forwarding table; and
updating, by the forwarding chip, the multicast forwarding table and a multicast state table according to a received multicast routing table, and determining that the multicast forwarding table is converged into a steady state according to the updated multicast state table.

US Pat. No. 10,021,030

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR FORWARDING INFORMATION IN DISTRIBUTED NETWORK

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for forwarding information of Application (APP) protocol in a distributed network, comprising:sending, by a forwarding device, when a message of an APP protocol is received, the message to a corresponding APP server directly or sending the message to a corresponding terminal directly according to a forwarding rule that is sent by a Software Defined Networking (SDN)/OpenFlow controller and corresponds to the APP protocol;
wherein the forwarding rule is a matching condition and a matching result of all types of messages corresponding to the APP protocol, wherein the matching condition includes a protocol type and a target Media Access Control, MAC, Address, and the matching result is information of an output interface of the forwarding device.

US Pat. No. 10,019,102

TOUCH SCREEN AND TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A terminal, comprising: a Central Processing Unit (CPU) and a touch screen, the touch screen, comprising: a touchpad, at least three pickups, and a data calculation module,wherein the data calculation module of the touch screen is integrated in the CPU, and the CPU is connected with each pickup of the touch screen,
wherein the touchpad covers the pickups, and is configured to provide a touch operation platform;
wherein the pickups are configured to pick up an effective sound signal generated by a touch operation, and record a pickup time; and
wherein the data calculation module is configured to calculate effective sound signal pickup time differences of each pickup on the basis of the recorded pickup time, and calculate a position of a touch point where the touch operation is applied by virtue of the time differences and differences between paths from the touch point to each pickup.

US Pat. No. 10,009,718

SIGN-IN METHOD AND DEVICE, SIGN-IN SERVER, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A sign-in method, comprising:determining whether a target terminal is located in a sign-in area to obtain a first determination result;
when a sign-in condition is satisfied, changing a status of a user corresponding to the target terminal to a signed-in status,
wherein the sign-in condition comprises at least: the first determination result indicates that the target terminal is located in the sign-in area,
wherein the method further comprises:
monitoring signals of original terminals currently located in the sign-in area;
extracting terminal identifiers of the original terminals according to the monitored signals; and
determining an original terminal as the target terminal when a terminal identifier of the original terminal exists in a preset terminal identifier list, and
wherein the method further comprises:
determining whether a first time point, at which a signal of the target terminal is monitored, is in a preset time period to obtain a second determination result;
determining whether the status of the user corresponding to the target terminal is an unsigned-in status to obtain a third determination result; and
changing the status of the user corresponding to the target terminal to a signed-in status when the sign-in condition is satisfied,
wherein the sign-in condition further comprises:
the second determination result indicates that the first time point is in the preset time period, and
the third determination result indicates that the status of the user corresponding to the target terminal is the unsigned-in status.

US Pat. No. 10,003,409

IMAGING CANCELLATION IN HIGH-SPEED INTENSITY MODULATION AND DIRECT DETECTION SYSTEM WITH DUAL SINGLE SIDEBAND MODULATION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method, implemented at a receiver in an optical network, comprising:receiving a dual single side band (SSB) modulated optical signal on a transmission fiber, wherein the dual SSB modulated optical signal includes a left SSB modulated optical signal and a right SSB modulated optical signal;
band-pass filtering the dual SSB modulated optical signal with optical filters to obtain a left single side band (SSB) modulated optical signal and a right single side band (SSB) modulated optical signal;
converting the left SSB modulated optical signal to a left SSB modulated electrical signal, and the right SSB modulated optical signal to a right SSB modulated electrical signal; and
de-multiplexing the left and the right SSB modulated electrical signals to remove imaging using a Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) algorithm, wherein the MIMO algorithm further comprises inserting time interleaved training sequences into channels of the right SSB modulated electrical signal and the left SSB modulated electrical signal.

US Pat. No. 10,003,469

MULTICAST FORWARDING METHOD AND APPARATUS IN TRANSPARENT INTERCONNECTION OF LOTS OF LINK NETWORK, AND ROUTING BRIDGE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for multicast forwarding in a Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Link (TRILL) network, comprising:obtaining, by a routing bridge, capability information of terminals adhered to the routing bridge; wherein the capability information of the terminals comprises capability information about whether the terminals support performing TRILL encapsulation on transmitted data and performing de-encapsulation on a received TRILL message;
when receiving remote multicast data, forwarding, by the routing bridge, the multicast data according to the capability information of the terminals adhered to the routing bridge;
wherein forwarding the multicast data according to the capability information of the terminals adhered to the routing bridge comprises:
when the routing bridge determines that all the terminals adhered to the routing bridge do not support TRILL encapsulation or TRILL message de-encapsulation, performing, by the routing bridge, TRILL de-encapsulation on the multicast data, and then forwarding the multicast data to all the terminals;
when the routing bridge determines that all the terminals adhered to the routing bridge support TRILL encapsulation and TRILL message de-encapsulation, directly forwarding, by the routing bridge, the multicast data to all the terminals;
when the routing bridge determines that some of the terminals adhered to the routing bridge do not support TRILL encapsulation or TRILL message de-encapsulation, and some of the terminals adhered to the routing bridge support TRILL encapsulation and TRILL message de-encapsulation, taking, by the routing bridge, a copy of the multicast data, performing TRILL de-encapsulation on one of the copy of the multicast data and the multicast data, and forwarding both the multicast data on which the TRILL de-encapsulation is performed and other of the copy of the multicast data and the multicast data to all the terminals.

US Pat. No. 9,998,319

CONTROL INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD AND SENDING AND RECEIVING DEVICE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for transferring control information, comprising:a transmitting end generating a bit stream sequence X to be modulated corresponding to control information A, and generating a bit stream sequence Y to be modulated corresponding to new control information B, orderly selecting one element yn or two elements y2m?1, y2m, from the sequence Y to be modulated corresponding to the new control information B, wherein, n=1. . . L, L?N, m=1. . . L/2, L is a even number and meets L?2N, N is a number of modulation symbols bearing the control information A, and L is a length of the sequence Y to be modulated, then selecting pairing elements x2p?1, x2p from the sequence X to be modulated corresponding to the control information A, grouping yn or y2m?1, y2m and x2p?1, x2p, into an element group (x2p?1, x2p, yn) or (x2p?1, x2p, y2m?1, y2m), andmapping (x2p?1, x2p, yn) or (x2p?1, x2p, y2m?1, y2m) as specified constellation points of a specified constellation diagram, and taking the constellation points as modulation symbols that one-to-one correspond to (x2p?1, x2p, yn) or (x2p?1, x2p, y2m?1, y2m), wherein, p?[1, N];taking every two elements in the sequence X, which are not selected as the pairing elements, as one element group to perform a quaternary phase shift keying (QPSK) modulation, to modulate into QPSK modulation symbols; and
mapping the constellation points and the QPSK modulation symbols to a part of or all resources occupied by a corresponding control channel to be transmitted.

US Pat. No. 9,986,510

METHOD AND NETWORK SIDE NETWORK ELEMENT FOR IMPROVING DOWNLINK TRANSMIT POWER AND STORAGE MEDIUM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for improving downlink transmission power, comprising:when a network side network element determines that a downlink subframe in a radio frame is an almost blank subframe, setting a user level parameter with a maximum value among numerical values corresponding to the user level parameter, and setting a cell level parameter with a maximum value among numerical values corresponding to the cell level parameter; and
determining downlink transmission power according to the user level parameter value and the cell level parameter value;
after determining the downlink transmission power according to the user level parameter value and the cell level parameter value, the method further comprises:
the network side network element determining whether the downlink transmission power is greater than radio-frequency maximum power of the network side network element, and if the downlink transmission power is greater than the radio-frequency maximum power of the network side network element, assigning a secondary maximum value among the numerical values corresponding to the user level parameter to the user level parameter, and assigning a secondary maximum value among the numerical values corresponding to the cell level parameter to the cell level parameter;
determining the downlink transmission power again according to the user level parameter value and the cell level parameter value; and
sequentially cycling until the determined downlink transmission power is less than or equal to the radio-frequency maximum power of the network side network element.

US Pat. No. 9,961,621

WIRELESS CUSTOMER PREMISE EQUIPMENT AND ACCESS METHOD THEREFOR

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. Wireless Customer Premise Equipment (CPE), comprising a control subsystem and an access subsystem; the wireless CPE further comprising an interface and control device arranged between the control subsystem and the access subsystem, whereinthe interface and control device, comprising a switch device and a high speed interface, is for providing a communication link between the control subsystem and the access subsystem when no master equipment accesses the interface and control device, and disconnecting the communication link between the control subsystem and the access subsystem and providing a communication link between the access subsystem and master equipment when the master equipment accesses the interface and control device.

US Pat. No. 9,930,649

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING DOWNLINK CONTROL INFORMATION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for transmitting Downlink Control Information (DCI), comprising:determining, by a base station, positions of a DCI carrying enhanced search space in a time domain and a frequency domain; and transmitting DCI at the positions of the enhanced search space in the time domain and the frequency domain,
wherein the determining, by a base station, positions of a DCI-carrying enhanced search space in a time domain and a frequency domain comprises: determining, by the base station according to a first parameter, the positions of the enhanced search space in the time domain and the frequency domain, the first parameter comprising at least one of: a subframe type, a Cyclic Prefix (CP) type, a User Equipment (UE) type, and a component carrier type.

US Pat. No. 9,923,661

DEVICE ELEMENT, NODE DEVICE, AND METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ADJUSTING TUNNEL BANDWIDTH

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A device unit, comprising:
a client side element, configured to dynamically adjust quantity of first timeslots according to a bandwidth, wherein the
bandwidth is a bandwidth of a received data service before the received data service is mapped to an Optical Channel Data
Unit (ODU) tunnel;

a line side element, configured to configure, according to the quantity of the first timeslots adjusted by the client side
element, quantity of second timeslots matched with the first timeslots;

a tunnel managing element, configured to adjust, according to the quantity of the first timeslots and the quantity of the
second timeslots, the quantity of unblocked ODU tunnels between the client side element and the line side element, wherein
unblocked ODU tunnels after the adjustment carry the data service;

wherein the quantity of first timeslots is quantity of timeslots in OTN (Optical Transport Network) of the client side element
in place of conventionally used ODUflex; the quantity of second timeslots is quantity of timeslots in OTN of the line side
element in place of conventionally used ODUflex;

wherein the client side element further comprises:
a bandwidth detecting component, configured to detect the bandwidth of the received data service before the data service is
mapped to the ODU tunnel;

a first bandwidth adjusting component, configured to compare the bandwidth of the received data service with a preset threshold,
and determine, according to a comparison result, a bandwidth flow required to be adjusted; and

a first timeslot managing component, configured to dynamically adjust the quantity of the first timeslots according to the
bandwidth flow required to be adjusted.

US Pat. No. 9,923,759

CONTROL METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SELF-LOOPBACK OF NETWORK DATA

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for controlling self-loopback of network data, comprising:
determining whether a master forwarding link and a standby forwarding link of a master node in a network structure both fail
or not; and

when the master forwarding link and the standby forwarding link of the master node both fail, modifying a forwarding attribute
of a standby egress port in a data packet forwarding table of the master node into forwarding through the master forwarding
link of the master node.

US Pat. No. 9,913,150

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR IMPLEMENTING MICROWAVE DEVICE TRUSTEESHIP

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for implementing microwave transmission device trusteeship, comprising:
configuring a plurality of all-outdoor units (AOUs) into a trusteeship mode;
respectively connecting the AOUs configured into the trusteeship mode to a plurality of ports of a service unit of an IP device;
the AOUs configured into the trusteeship mode accessing the IP device, and configuring the connected AOUs at the corresponding
ports of the service unit of the IP device, and generating virtual slot numbers of the connected AOUs; and

the IP device selecting at least two AOUs from the plurality of AOUs configured into the trusteeship mode to form a protection
group, and setting a transmission unit number for each selected AOU, so as to virtually set each of the selected AOUs as a
transmission unit of the IP device.

US Pat. No. 9,912,390

METHOD FOR GUARANTEEING CHANNEL PHASE CONTINUITY OF PRE-CODED RB GROUPS, BASE STATION AND COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for guaranteeing channel phase continuity of pre-coded Resource Block (RB) groups, comprising: implementing, by
a base station, a channel estimation through a Sounding Reference Signal (SRS) measurement to obtain an uplink channel, and
obtaining, by the base station, a corresponding downlink channel based on reciprocity of uplink and downlink channels;
calculating, by the base station, a weight phase correction factor based on the obtained downlink channel, and correcting,
by the base station, a pre-coding weight with the weight phase correction factor; and

pre-coding, by the base station, data according to the corrected pre-coding weight, and sending, by the base station, the
pre-coded data;

wherein the calculating, by the base station, a weight phase correction factor based on the obtained downlink channel comprises:
calculating, by the base station, a channel mean by using RBs or RB Groups (RBGs) for the obtained downlink channel;
carrying out, by the base station, a singular value decomposition operation for the channel mean of a scheduled RB according
to a following formula: Hn=UnDnVnH, where n represents a sequence number of an RB or an RBG, Hn represents a channel mean, Un and Vn represent unitary matrixes, VnH represents a transposed matrix of Vn, and Dn represents a diagonal matrix composed of singular values of Hn; and

calculating, by the base station, a weight phase correction factor based on a result of the singular value decomposition according
to a following formula:

or Qn=e?j*angle(Un(1,1)), where angle(Un) represents phase of Un, and Qn represents a weight phase correction factor;
wherein the base station calculates, for the obtained downlink channel, a channel mean by using RBs according to a following
formula:


where n represents a sequence number of an RB, k0 represents a sequence number of a starting subcarrier of the RB, k represents a sequence number of a subcarrier of the RB,
Hk represents a downlink channel, and Hn represents a channel mean; or

wherein the base station calculates, for the obtained downlink channel, a channel mean by using RBGs according to a following
formula:


where n represents a sequence number of an RBG, k0 represents a sequence number of a starting subcarrier of the RBG, k represents a sequence number of a subcarrier of the RBG,
N represents a number of the RBs in the RBG, Hk represents a downlink channel, and Hn represents a channel mean.

US Pat. No. 9,905,095

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MOVEMENT DETECTION AND SERVICE SERVER

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for moving detection, comprising:
a service server acquiring a first surveillance image captured by a camera at a preset first moment, and calculating a first
moving angle of a pan-tilt;

acquiring a second surveillance image captured by the camera at a preset second moment, and calculating a second moving angle
of the pan-tilt; and

determining by comparison whether common images in the first surveillance image and the second surveillance image are consistent
according to the first moving angle and the second moving angle; if inconsistent, triggering a moving detection alarm;

wherein a time interval between the preset second moment and the preset first moment is less than (a viewing angle of the
camera)/(a moving speed of the pan-tilt*2).

US Pat. No. 9,893,930

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROCESSING DATA FORWARDING

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for processing data forwarding, comprising:
a Service Provider-end Provider Edge (SPE) configuring data forwarding information, wherein the data forwarding information
comprises a corresponding relationship between Multi Segment Pseudo Wires (MSPW) information and forwarding information of
an MSPW protection link group or a corresponding relationship between the MSPW information and forwarding information of other
MSPW except the forwarding information of the MSPW protection link group;

the SPE receiving a service message, wherein the service message carries the MSPW information;
the SPE querying the forwarding information of the MSPW protection link group or the forwarding information of other MSPW
except the forwarding information of the MSPW protection link group corresponding to the MSPW information carried in the service
message according to the corresponding relationship between the MSPW information and the forwarding information of the MSPW
protection link group or the corresponding relationship between the MSPW information and the forwarding information of other
MSPW except the forwarding information of the MSPW protection link group; and

the SPE performing label encapsulation and forwarding according to the queried-out forwarding information of the MSPW protection
link group or the forwarding information of other MSPW except the forwarding information of the MSPW protection link group.

US Pat. No. 9,871,885

SOCKET PROCESSING METHOD AND DEVICE AND WEB SERVER

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for processing a Socket, applied in a Web server, wherein the Web server is based on a platform for providing
an asynchronous unblocking-mode Socket; and the method for processing the Socket comprises:
monitoring a client request of a port of the Web server;
according to the monitored client request, registering a Socket event through an asynchronous selection operation;
judging whether the Socket event is a READ event and/or a WRITE event, to obtain a judgment result;
when the judgment result indicates that the Socket event is a READ event and/or a WRITE event, starting timing;
when the timing reaches a preset threshold and the Web task of the Web server does not receive a first semaphore sent by a
Socket underlying layer, sending a second semaphore to the Web task, to enable the Web task to be activated, and processing
a corresponding procedure according to the Socket event;

after sending the second semaphore to the Web task, to enable the Web task to be activated, and processing the corresponding
procedure according to the Socket event when the timing reaches the preset threshold and the Web task does not receive the
first semaphore sent by the Socket underlying layer, closing the Socket event.

US Pat. No. 9,860,013

TIME DIVISION MULTIPLEXED ORBITAL ANGULAR MOMENTUM BASED COMMUNICATION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method of optical communication, implemented at a network-side equipment in an optical communication network, comprising:
receiving multiple data streams directed to multiple receivers,
multiplexing, in time domain, the multiple data streams such that at least some of the multiple data streams are transmitted
in different time slots;

performing, for data streams transmitted in a same time slot, orbital angular momentum (OAM) multiplexing using multiple different
OAM modes, wherein the multiple different OAM modes are generated simultaneously using a hologram pattern; and

transmitting, signal resulting from the multiplexing in time domain and OAM multiplexing, over a fiber optic medium.

US Pat. No. 9,859,960

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR INDICATING TRANSMISSION PARAMETER

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for indicating a transmission parameter, comprising:
when multi-user multi-input multi-output (MIMO) data are transmitted, using a newly-added indication signaling in a downlink
control information format to indicate joint encoded parameters;

wherein, when a value of the newly-added indication signaling for a case that a single transport block is enabled is same
with a value of the newly-added indication signaling for a case that two transport blocks are enabled, the joint encoded parameters
are different, the same value of the newly-added indication signaling refers to different settings on the following one or
more joint encoded parameters:

scrambling identity,
antenna port,
spreading code information,
reference signal information;
wherein, when a single transport block is enabled, for part of the value of the newly-added indication signaling, the joint
encoded parameter of the scrambling identity is encoded; when two transport blocks are enabled, for part of the value of the
newly-added indication signaling, the joint encoded parameter of the scrambling identity is encoded.

US Pat. No. 9,780,876

RELAY SUPPORTED METHOD, SYSTEM, AND RELAY NODE FOR TRANSMITTING VISIBLE LIGHT INFORMATION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

5. A Relay Node (RN), configured to process information from User Equipment (UE) and forward the processed information to
a visible service node (VS) in an uplink direction;
wherein the RN comprising a receiving unit, configured to receive and forward a light signal from the UE to a first baseband
processing unit, wherein the light signal is for transmitting the information;

the first baseband processing unit, configured to decode the received light signal to obtain the information and forward the
information to a processor for processing;

the processor, configured to forward the information to a second baseband processing unit;
the second baseband processing unit, configured to code the received information to obtain an electric signal and forward
the electric signal to a light modulation unit;

the light modulation unit, configured to convert the received electric signal into a light signal and forward the light signal
to a sending unit; and

the sending unit, configured to forward the received light signal to the VS, wherein the received light signal is for transmitting
the information;

the RN further comprising a data buffer unit, configured to interact with the processor and buffer a high-speed information
flow from the processor, wherein

the processor is further configured to provide the high-speed information flow among information flows for the data buffer
unit for buffering when detecting that information flow transmission rates of a transmission link between the UE and the RN
and a transmission link between the RN and the VS are different, and configured to extract the high-speed information flow
from the data buffer unit and forward the high-speed information flow to the second baseband processing unit when detecting
that the transmission link with higher information flow transmission rate is idle.

US Pat. No. 9,749,201

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MONITORING LOCATOR/IDENTIFIER SEPARATION NETWORK

ZTE Corporation, (CN)

1. A method for monitoring a locator/identifier separation network comprising:
receiving, by an access service node (ASN), a data packet from a mobile node (MN), wherein, the data packet comprises a source
address and a destination address, the source address comprises an identity identifier of the MN and the destination address
comprises an identity identifier of a correspond node (CN);

querying a mapping table of identity identifiers and location identifiers according to the identity identifier of the MN and
the identity identifier of the CN to find corresponding location identifiers;

taking a location identifier of the ASN as the source address and taking a location identifier of a destination ASN accessed
by the CN as the destination address to be encapsulated into a header of the data packet, and then routing the data packet
to the destination ASN through a general forwarding plane;

when a supervision center wants to monitor data packets of one MN which can be the MN or the CN and acts as a monitored MN,
sending, by the supervision center, identity information of the monitored MN to an authentication center of the locator/identifier
separation network, querying and obtaining an identity identifier of the monitored MN;

querying, by the supervision center, the mapping table of identity identifiers and location identifiers according to the identity
identifier of the monitored MN, and obtaining from the mapping table, by the supervision center, a location identifier, which
corresponds to the identity identifier of the monitored MN, of a corresponding ASN accessed by the monitored MN;

sending, by the supervision center, a command of monitoring the monitored MN to the corresponding ASN according to the location
identifier of the corresponding ASN; and

sending, by the ASN, a mirrored data packet corresponding to the data packet in which address information contains the identity
identifier of the monitored MN to the supervision center.

US Pat. No. 9,749,573

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for controlling a cable television system, comprising:
detecting, by an intelligent mobile terminal, whether the intelligent mobile terminal is connected to a home wireless network,
and when it is detected that the intelligent mobile terminal is connected to the home wireless network, transmitting a set-top
box turn-on signal to a set-top box through the home wireless network; and

performing, by the set-top box, a turn-on operation according to the received set-top box turn-on signal and transmitting
a television turn-on signal to a television;

wherein transmitting the set-top box turn-on signal to the set-top box through the home wireless network comprises:
transmitting the set-top box turn-on signal to the set-top box periodically through the home wireless network according to
a predetermined frequency;

determining by the set-top box, whether the set-top box turn-on signal transmitted by the intelligent mobile terminal is received
within a predetermined time interval,

when the set-top box turn-on signal is not received within the predetermined time interval, executing a turn-off operation,
and transmitting a television turn-off signal to the television.

US Pat. No. 9,749,841

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR UPDATING CLOSED SUBSCRIBER GROUP IDENTITY STATE, AND EVOLVED NODE B

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for updating a Closed Subscriber Group (CSG) identity state, comprising:
obtaining, by an evolved Node B (eNB), updated CSG identity state information about a User Equipment (UE), and executing an
update operation according to the updated CSG identity state information, the eNB being a Master eNB (MeNB) or a Secondary
eNB (SeNB);

the method further comprising: when the eNB is the MeNB, sending, by the MeNB, the updated CSG identity state information
or CSG identity state update indication information to the SeNB; and when the eNB is the SeNB, sending, by the SeNB, the updated
CSG identity state information or CSG identity state update indication information to the MeNB,

wherein sending, by the MeNB or the SeNB, the updated CSG identity state information or the CSG identity state update indication
information to the SeNB or the MeNB comprises: sending, by the MeNB or the SeNB, the updated CSG identity state information
or the CSG identity state update indication information by means of an SeNB modification flow or an SeNB release flow.

US Pat. No. 9,747,373

INQUIRY METHOD AND SYSTEM, INQUIRY SEARCH SERVER AND INQUIRY TERMINAL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. An inquiry method, comprising:
acquiring, by an inquiry search server, a keyword related to an inquiry request after the inquiry search server receives the
inquiry request from an inquiry terminal, determining a given number of other inquiry terminals as a target inquiry terminal
group according to the keyword and relevant information of the other inquiry terminals, and sending the inquiry request to
each target inquiry terminal in the target inquiry terminal group; wherein the determining a given number of other inquiry
terminals as a target inquiry terminal group according to the keyword and relevant information of the other inquiry terminals
refers to:

matching the keyword with the relevant information of the other inquiry terminals, preferentially with an idle inquiry terminal
and/or an inquiry terminal getting more points, and determining a final target inquiry terminal group based on the number
of target inquiry terminals required by the inquiry terminal;

when there is no inquiry terminal matching with the keyword or the number of the target inquiry terminals fails to meet the
requirement of the inquiry terminal, adding an inquiry terminal close to a home address or a current location of the user
of the inquiry terminal in the target inquiry terminal group;

alternatively, when there is no inquiry terminal matching with the keyword or the number of the target inquiry terminals fails
to meet the requirement of the inquiry terminal, preferentially adding the inquiry terminal getting more points in the target
inquiry terminal group.

US Pat. No. 9,774,983

INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND METHOD FOR UE RANDOM ACCESSING LTE SYSTEM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. An information processing method, wherein the method comprises:
dividing preamble sequences in a access cell into two parts, wherein a first part of the preamble sequences is dedicated preamble
codes selected for access of a first type of user equipment (UE), and a second part of the preamble sequences are preamble
codes selected for access of a second type of UE;

an evolved nodeB (eNodeB) sending information of a physical random access channel (PRACH) resource configured for a UE to
the UE through a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) indicated by a downlink control channel;

the eNodeB receiving a preamble sequence which is sent by the UE and selected in the first part of the preamble sequences
by the UE:

according to the preamble sequence, the eNodeB distinguishing a type of the UE sending the preamble sequence:
wherein the downlink control channel is an enhanced physical downlink control channel (ePDCCH); or information carried in
a physical broadcast channel (PBCH) indicates that the downlink control channel is the ePDCCH or a physical downlink control
channel; or, when a Long Term Evolution (LTE) system bandwidth is less than or equal to a reception bandwidth of the UE, the
downlink control channel is a physical downlink control channel, when the LTE system bandwidth is greater than the reception
bandwidth of the UE, the downlink control channel is the ePDCCH.

US Pat. No. 9,775,032

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING ACCESS POINT IN WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A method for controlling an access point (AP) in a wireless local area network (WLAN), comprising:
when an AP accesses the WLAN, authenticating the AP by an authentication server being an Authentication Authorization Accounting
(AAA) server or a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server, wherein the AAA server and the DCHP server are both devices;

after the authentication succeeds, delivering an access controller (AC) list by the authentication server or a broadband network
gateway (BNG) to the AP; if the authentication fails, not delivering the AC list, so as to deliver the AC list to the AP only
in a case that the AP is successfully authenticated, avoiding information leakage caused by delivering the AC list to an illegitimately-set
AP device;

the AP selecting one AC from the AC list according to a preset rule and communicating with the selected AC.

US Pat. No. 9,736,751

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for transmitting data, comprising:
when transmitting downlink data, shunting, by a master node, the downlink data at a Radio Link Control (RLC) sublayer to obtain
shunted data packets, and sending the shunted data packets to shunting nodes; processing, by the shunting nodes, the shunted
data packets, and sending the processed data packets to a User Equipment (UE); and

when transmitting uplink data, converging, by the master node, data packets sent from a shunting node and data packets sent
from a UE, and sending the converged data packets to a core network;

further comprising the step, preceding sending the shunted data packets to the shunting nodes, of: selecting, by the master
node, a shunting node for the UE according to quality of wireless signals transmitted between the UE and the shunting nodes,
and sending control plane information of the UE to the selected shunting node.

US Pat. No. 9,729,532

USER IDENTITY AUTHENTICATING METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PREVENTING MALICIOUS HARASSMENT

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A user identity authenticating method for preventing malicious harassment, comprising:
after a user logs into an internet website, generating unique first authentication code information and storing it; wherein
the first authentication code information contains a unique first authentication code;

displaying the first authentication code information and a Short Message (SMS) Uplink (UL) service number used for identifying
the internet website uniquely on a website page;

after the user acquires second authentication code information based on display information on the website page and sends
the second authentication code information through an SMS by using a user mobile phone to the corresponding SMS UL service
number, acquiring a unique second authentication code from the second authentication code information, and matching the acquired
second authentication code with the stored first authentication code; if the matching succeeds, then the authentication succeeds
and a phone number of the user mobile phone is registered.

US Pat. No. 9,756,156

TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A terminal, comprising: a flexible terminal body (1), a rigid bracket (5), a pull rod (6), and a terminal battery (4) and main board (2) adapted to a structure of the rigid bracket (5), wherein
the rigid bracket (5) is fixed on the flexible terminal body (1), the rigid bracket (5) comprises a plurality of sub-brackets and a plurality of rotating shafts, and the plurality of sub-brackets are lined up
along the flexible terminal body (1);

the terminal battery (4) is arranged in a cavity formed by two adjacent sub-brackets, and is penetrated by two rotating shafts on the two sub-brackets
respectively;

the main board (2) is arranged on an outer side of the rigid bracket (5);

the plurality of sub-brackets and the terminal battery (4) are arranged to rotate around corresponding rotating shafts when the flexible terminal body (1) is curved; and

the pull rod (6) is arranged to position the flexible terminal body (1) by inserting two extending heads at tail ends of the pull rod into positioning holes of corresponding sub-brackets after
the flexible terminal body (1) is curved to a preset curving position.

US Pat. No. 9,712,273

ORBITAL ANGULAR MOMENTUM MULTIPLEXING FOR DIGITAL COMMUNICATION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method of optical communication, implemented at a network-side in an optical communication access network, comprising:
transmitting a first data portion of an optical signal to a first optical receiver using a first orbital angular momentum
(OAM) modulation mode; and

transmitting a second data portion of the optical signal, concurrently with transmitting the first data portion to the first
optical receiver, to a second optical receiver using a second OAM modulation mode that is different from the first OAM modulation
mode,

wherein the transmitted optical signal includes 10 OAM modes, generated by using a single light modulator, two beam splitters
and three mirrors by:

generating a first hologram pattern having two additional OAM modes +4 and +12;
generating a second hologram pattern two additional OAM modes +16 and +20;
superimposing the generated hologram patters to obtain a light signal having five OAM modes +4, +8, +12, +16 and +20;
utilizing odd-time reflections of the five OAM modes to generate five additional OAM modes having an opposite charge sign,
thereby resulting in generation of a light signal with ten OAM modes.

US Pat. No. 9,712,865

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR SWITCHING BACK TRANSFERRED-FOR-PLAY DIGITAL MEDIA CONTENT

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for switching back transferred-for-play digital media content, comprising:
after digital media content being played at a first equipment is transferred to a second equipment, identifying, by the second
equipment, a user action;

requesting the first equipment, by the second equipment, to get ready for reception of transferred back digital media content
according to the identified user action;

receiving from the first equipment, by the second equipment, a response message for confirming the request; and
switching, by the second equipment, the digital media content being played back to the first equipment according to the response
message, wherein requesting the first equipment, by the second equipment, to get ready for reception of transferred back digital
media content according to the identified user action comprises: identifying, by the second equipment, a user action with
an identification device; and determining whether the identified user action is matched with preset action determination data,
if the identified user action is matched with the preset action determination data, requesting the first equipment to get
ready for reception of transferred back digital media content, wherein the identification device comprises a camera; and wherein
the user action comprises a gesture action, an eyeball action and a body gesture, wherein the gesture action comprises a backward
bending of an arm after a grasp, a backward bending of an arm after the arm and corresponding palm are straightened to face
the identification device, and a predetermined number of swings of an arm and corresponding palm towards the body of a user
after being raised to face the identification device.

US Pat. No. 9,713,132

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING DOWNLINK CONTROL INFORMATION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for processing downlink control information, comprising:
transmitting in a subframe n downlink control information for the subframe n, or
transmitting in a subframe n?1 the downlink control information for the subframe n,
wherein n is an integer which is greater than or equal to 0, n and n?1 represent subframe numbers, and the subframe n?1 is
a previous subframe immediately adjacent to the subframe n, and when n is equal to 0, the subframe n is a first subframe of
a current frame, and the subframe n?1 is the last subframe of a previous frame immediately adjacent to the current frame,

and wherein when the downlink control information for the subframe n is transmitted in the subframe n, the downlink control
information for the subframe n is transmitted in a first time slot and a second time slot of the subframe n,

wherein
a time-domain position of a region where the downlink control information is transmitted in the second time slot of the subframe
n is m consecutive OFDM symbols starting from a h-th OFDM symbol in the second time slot of the subframe n, where h and m
are predefined values or h and m are configured by signalling, and m is an integer which is greater than or equal to 1, and
h is an integer which is greater than or equal to 1, or

the time-domain position of the region where the downlink control information is transmitted in the second time slot of the
subframe n is from a first OFDM symbol to a last OFDM symbol in the second time slot of the subframe n; and

there is one or two regions where the downlink control information is transmitted in the first time slot of the subframe n,
and wherein
when there is one region where the downlink control information is transmitted in the first time slot of the subframe n,
the time-domain position of the region is first A consecutive OFDM symbols in the first time slot of the subframe n, where
A is configured by the signalling, which is transmitted on a Physical Control Format Indicator Channel (PCFICH), and A is
an integer which is greater than or equal to 1, or

the time-domain position of the region is last B consecutive OFDM symbols in the first time slot of the subframe n, where
B is configured by the signalling or is a predefined value, and B is an integer which is greater than or equal to 1; and

when there are two regions where the downlink control information is transmitted in the first time slot of the subframe n,
a time-domain position of the first region is the first A consecutive OFDM symbols in the first time slot of the subframe
n, where A is configured by the signalling, which is transmitted on the PCFICH, and A is an integer which is greater than
or equal to 1,

a time-domain position of the second region is the last B consecutive OFDM symbols in the first time slot of the subframe
n, where B is configured by the signalling, or B is a predefined value or B is determined by A, and B and is an integer which
is greater than or equal to 1, and

a frequency-domain position of the first region is a full bandwidth or a partly consecutive bandwidth, and a frequency-domain
position of the second region is configured by the signalling.

US Pat. No. 9,713,173

METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING TRUNKING SERVICE, EVOLVED NODE B AND TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for implementing a trunking service, applied to a long term evolution system, comprising:
an evolved node B receiving a call request message sent by a calling terminal in a common control channel in an uplink direction,
wherein, the common control channel is used for bearing an uplink message of a trunking terminal; and

the evolved node B broadcasting data to a listening terminal in a downlink direction; wherein the method further comprises:
the evolved node B, after receiving the call request message, judging whether the call request message is a trunking call
request message according to reserved bits in a media access control (MAC) header of a data packet encapsulating the call
request message; and if yes, then triggering the call to a scheduling platform (PDS).

US Pat. No. 9,705,705

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACCESSING SHORTEST PATH BRIDGING NETWORK IN MULTI-HOMING MANNER

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for accessing a shortest path bridging network in a multi-homing manner, comprising:
receiving a Link State Protocol Data Unit (LSP) message flooded by an edge node containing an inter-node Link Aggregation
Group (LAG) port in a network, wherein the LSP message carries a Backbone Media Access Control Address (B-MAC), a Base Virtual
Local Area Network Identifier (Base VID), and a Portal System Number of the edge node;

generating, according to the Base VID and the Portal System Number, a Backbone Virtual Local Area Network Identifier (B-VID)
corresponding to the edge node; and

establishing a forwarding table according to the B-MAC and the B-VID.

US Pat. No. 9,705,742

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENABLING M2M SERVICE AND H2H SERVICE TO COEXIST

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A method for a coexistence of a machine to machine (M2M) service and a human to human (H2H) service, comprising:
during an implementation of the M2M service, determining whether the M2M service is a Quality of Service (QoS) negotiable
M2M service by checking a type of the M2M service;

when determining that the M2M service is the QoS negotiable M2M service, making the M2M service and the H2H service to share
same network resources;

when determining that the M2M service is a QoS non-negotiable M2M service, configuring, for the M2M service, a dedicated cell
dedicated to implement the M2M service; and

wherein, the M2M service is a machine to machine service, and the H2H service is a human to human service.

US Pat. No. 9,698,914

RECOVERING DATA FROM QUADRATURE PHASE SHIFT KEYING MODULATED OPTICAL SIGNALS

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

6. An optical communication receiver, comprising:
an optical front end that receives a polarized modulation quadrature phase shift keying (PM-QPSK) signal;
a timing synchronizer that produces a sampling signal indicative of sampling instances at odd multiples of half of a baud
rate of the received PM-QPSK;

a signal sampler that produces sample values of the received PM-QPSK at the sampling instances;
a symbol generator that estimates received symbols from the sample values using a decision directed adaptive filtering method
for blind equalization in which decisions about received symbols are iteratively improved using a feedback signal indicative
of an error of calculation of previous decisions;

a decision directed least means square (DD-LMS) channel equalizer module that performs a DD-LMS channel equalization on an
output of the blind equalization; and

a data recoverer that recovers data bits transmitted in the optical signal from the estimated received symbols.

US Pat. No. 9,686,641

NOTIFICATION METHOD, NOTIFICATION SYSTEM AND TERMINAL FOR SCENERY ARE ABASED ON AD HOC NETWORK

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A notification method for a scenery area based on an Ad Hoc network, comprising arranging a guide information sending terminal
at each scenery spot in a scenery area, and further comprising:
sending, by the guide information sending terminal, guide information periodically; and after a tourist terminal inside a
radio transceiving range of the guide information sending terminal receives the guide information, generating and broadcasting
forwarded information by the tourist terminal inside the radio transceiving range of the guide information sending terminal,
and then sending reply information by the tourist terminal inside the radio transceiving range of the guide information sending
terminal to the guide information sending terminal;

after a tourist terminal outside the radio transceiving range of the guide information sending terminal receives the forwarded
information, generating and forwarding, by the tourist terminal outside the radio transceiving range of the guide information
sending terminal, its own forwarded information, then judging whether the tourist terminal outside the radio transceiving
range of the guide information sending terminal itself is at a scenery spot where the guide information sending terminal is
located according to the forwarded information, and if so, sending a piece of reply information by the tourist terminal outside
the radio transceiving range to the guide information sending terminal; and

determining, by the guide information sending terminal, the number of tourists at the scenery spot where the guide information
sending terminal is located according to the reply information received;

wherein judging whether the tourist terminal outside the radio transceiving range of the guide information sending terminal
itself is at the scenery spot where the guide information sending terminal is located according to the forwarded information
comprises:

determining, by the tourist terminal outside the radio transceiving range of the guide information sending terminal, whether
itself is located at the scenery spot labelled with an identifier (ID) according to retransmission number (RN) in the forwarded
information received; if is the RN is less than a preset value, indicating that the tourist terminal outside the radio transceiving
range of the guide information sending terminal is at the scenery spot labelled with the ID; otherwise, indicating that the
tourist terminal outside the radio transceiving range of the guide information sending terminal is not at the scenery spot
labelled with the ID.

US Pat. No. 9,674,987

HEAT DISSIPATION DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A heat dissipation device, comprising a thermal conductive plate (1), a shape of which is the same as a shape of a Secure Digital (SD) card, wherein the thermal conductive plate (1) is used to be inserted into an SD card connector and partially contacts with at least one inner surface of the SD card connector;
the thermal conductive plate (1) is made of thermal conductive metallic material, and one or more contacting parts (10) of the thermal conductive plate (1) that contact with the SD card connector are set to be thermal conductive metallic material, and outer surfaces (12), other than the one or more contacting parts (10), of the thermal conductive plate (1) are set to be insulating material;

wherein when the thermal conductive plate (1) is not inserted into the SD card connector, the thermal conductive plate (1) and the SD card connector are set separately.

US Pat. No. 9,634,798

PROCESSING METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PACKET LOSS COMPENSATION IN VIDEO-CONFERENCING SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A processing method for packet loss compensation in a video-conferencing system, comprising:
when a video conference is held, judging whether terminals participating in the video conference comprise one or more Forward
Error Correction (FEC) terminals or not, if yes, matching code stream processing capabilities of a transmitting terminal and
a receiving terminal between FEC terminals which transmit a code stream or between an FEC terminal and an ordinary terminal
which transmit a code stream, and converting a data code stream transmission rate of the transmitting terminal into a bearable
data code stream rate of the receiving terminal;

wherein the FEC terminal is a terminal of which the FEC function is enabled; identifiers of one or more FEC terminals and
one or more ordinary terminals are notified to a system, and are displayed on a video conference interface.

US Pat. No. 9,632,940

INTELLIGENCE CACHE AND INTELLIGENCE TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. An intelligence cache, comprising: a general interface, a software define and reconfiguration unit, a control unit, a memory
unit and an intelligence processing unit, wherein
the general interface is configured to receive configuration information and/or control information, and/or data information
from a core or a bus, and return target data;

the software define and reconfiguration unit is configured to define a memory as a required cache memory according to the
configuration information;

the control unit is configured to control writing and reading of the cache memory and monitor instructions and data streams
in real time, and control the memory unit to load the required data in advance according to system information, features of
tasks to be executed and features of data structures used;

the memory unit is composed of a number of memory modules and configured to cache data; and the required cache memory is formed
by the memory modules according to the definition of the software define and reconfiguration unit; and

the intelligence processing unit is configured to process input and output data, and transfer, convert and operate on data
among multiple structures defined in the control unit;

wherein the software define and reconfiguration unit is further configured to dynamically reconstruct idle memory modules
in its operating process.

US Pat. No. 9,632,684

METHOD, DEVICE AND TERMINAL FOR GENERATING LOGIC SERVICE FOR EMBEDDED TERMINAL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for generating a logical service for an embedded terminal, comprising:
configuring application logic information of an application to form a configuration file;
identifying, by a logic management module, a visual interface code input by a user, querying corresponding application logic
information in the configuration file according to an identification result and stating and annotating automatically the identified
code to generate window logic messages of a visual interface, and generating automatically a corresponding family of manipulation
functions by the window logic messages, wherein the family of manipulation functions forms a logic management framework interacting
with the interface.

US Pat. No. 9,622,189

TECHNIQUES FOR FAST DELIVERY OF RADIO INFORMATION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:
performing, by a wireless communication device, an interference measurement of a wireless transmission medium; and
performing a current wireless transmission that includes channel assessment information, wherein the information includes
one or both of:

(a) a transmit power used for the current wireless transmission;
(b) an operating value indicative of whether the wireless communication device is operating in a basic service set or an overlapped
basic service set; and

(c) an estimation of Signal to Interference and Noise Ratio (SINR) over an interference level based on at least the interference
measurement, the operating value, and a threshold value for a clear channel assessment to indicate a channel quality that
allows a new transmission to overlap at least partially with an existing transmission.

US Pat. No. 9,614,753

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR BIDIRECTIONAL FORWARDING DETECTION UNDER CONDITION OF PARAMETER UPDATE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for Bidirectional Forwarding Detection under a condition of parameter update, comprising:
a first router establishing a link with a second router;
the first router making a first modification to packet sending parameters and/or packet receiving parameters, and sending
to the second router a first message with an identifier of the first modification;

the second router returning to the first router a feedback message with an identifier of the first modification after receiving
the first message with the identifier of the first modification sent by the first router;

the packet sending parameters and/or packet receiving parameters which are modified in the first modification taking effect
after the first router receives the feedback message with the identifier of the first modification sent by the second router;

when the first router makes a second modification to the packet sending parameters and/or packet receiving parameters, the
first router sending to the second router a second message with an identifier of the second modification, the identifier of
the second modification being different from the identifier of the first modification;

wherein the identifiers of the first and second modification are serial numbers, and every time the first router modifies
the packet sending parameters and/or packet receiving parameters, the first router increases the serial number by one, the
first router does not make the modified packet sending parameters and/or packet receiving parameters take effect unless the
feedback message with the serial number corresponding to the first modification is received by the first router.

US Pat. No. 9,614,611

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INCREASING CAPACITY OF AIR INTERFACE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for increasing the capacity of an air interface, comprising:
after a call is started and a traffic channel is established on a base station side, transmitting, by a base station, a ?
rate frame to the air interface in a continuous transmission mode if the base station does not capture a traffic channel frame
prefix from a terminal, so as to ensure that the terminal is able to receive a forward frame of the base station;

reducing, by the base station, only the transmission of the ? rate frame after the base station captures the prefix from the
terminal; and

keeping calling, by the terminal, instead of releasing the call if continuous good frames are received during demodulation
of forward traffic frame from the base station.

US Pat. No. 9,590,749

TERMINAL AND METHOD FOR CALCULATING CHANNEL QUALITY INDICATION INFORMATION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for calculating channel quality indication information, comprising:
performing, by a user equipment (UE), a channel measurement based on a received Channel-State Information-Reference Symbol
(CSI-RS) or a cell-specific reference signal (CRS),

determining, by the UE, a channel state information (CSI) reference source and calculating a CQI value corresponding to said
CSI reference resource and channel quality indicator (CQI) calculation conditions, and thereafter

calculating, by the UE a CQI value corresponding to said CSI reference resource said determined conditions and according to
a measurement result;

wherein, said determined CQI calculation conditions comprises: regardless whether a current sub-frame is a multicast broadcast-single
frequency network (MB-SFN) subframe or non-MBSFN subframe, when said UE calculates said CQI, said UE calculates a CRS overhead
of said current subframe in accordance with said non-MBSFN subframe.

US Pat. No. 9,591,546

METHOD FOR HANDING OVER CLUSTER UE, APPARATUS FOR HANDING OVER CLUSTER UE, CLUSTER UE, COMPRISING APPARATUS FOR HANDING OVER CLUSTER UE, AND NETWORK SIDE DEVICE COMPRISING APPARATUS FOR HANDING OVER CLUSTER UE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for handing over a cluster user equipment (UE), comprising:
measuring signal quality of a current cell and signal quality of a neighboring cell;
determining whether both the signal quality of the current cell and the signal quality of the neighboring cell meet a preset
decision rule, and obtaining a determination result; and

when the determination result is that both the signal quality of the current cell and the signal quality of the neighboring
cell meet the preset decision rule, controlling the current cell to hand over to the neighboring cell, to make a cluster UE
continue, in the neighboring cell, a service performed in the current cell;

wherein, when the cluster UE is a listening user in a group call, the method further comprises: before the handover, the UE
reading a system information block (SIB) and configuring a specific forward access channel (FACH) of cluster according to
the configuration resources of the specific FACH of cluster in the SIB; a network side sending on the specific FACH of cluster
resource information of the current cell for configuring the UE to a listening state for listening to the group call and physical
channel resource information of the neighboring cell for resource configuration in subsequent handover to the neighboring
cell; the UE configuring the UE to the listening state for listening to the group call according to the resource information
of the current cell and the UE storing the physical channel resource information of the neighboring cell in a local storage
module; and

the step of controlling the current cell to hand over to the neighboring cell comprises: the UE obtaining the physical channel
resource information of the neighboring cell received from the specific FACH of cluster from the local storage module, and
the UE in the listening state for listening to the group call directly configuring the current cell to be the neighboring
cell according to the physical channel resource information of the neighboring cell.

US Pat. No. 9,576,199

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CALCULATING NUMBER AND MOVING DIRECTION OF PEDESTRIANS

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for calculating a number and moving direction of pedestrians, comprising:
step A: extracting feature points of a current frame image;
step B: comparing the feature points of the current frame image with those of a selected historical frame image, to obtain
moving feature points of the current frame image; and

step C: performing directional weighted counting on the moving feature points of the current frame image to obtain the moving
direction of the pedestrians,

wherein the step of comparing the feature points of the current frame image with those of the selected historical frame image
to obtain the moving feature points of the current frame image comprises:

step a: extracting each of the feature points of the current frame image;
step b: selecting, around the feature points, template images;
step c: selecting, from the selected historical frame image around locations corresponding to the feature points of the current
frame image, search images;

step d: searching the search images by virtue of the template images for points matched with the feature points;
step e: judging a location relation between each feature point and its matched point; and
step f: when a distance between the feature point and the matched point is greater than a set threshold, determining that
the feature point of the current frame image is a moving feature point; and

repeating the steps e and f until all the moving feature points in the current frame image and their moving directions are
obtained.

US Pat. No. 9,577,512

CURRENT ZERO-CROSS DETECTION DEVICE, SIGNAL ACQUISITION CIRCUIT, AND CIRCUIT SYSTEM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A current zero-cross detection device, comprising a current transformer, a first sampling switch, a second sampling switch,
a sampling resistor and a comparator, wherein the current transformer comprises a primary winding and a secondary winding;
wherein:
the primary winding is connected with a circuit to be detected;
two ends of the secondary winding are connected respectively to drain electrodes of the first sampling switch and the second
sampling switch;

a source electrode of the first sampling switch is connected to a source electrode of the second sampling switch, and the
source electrodes are connected to ground;

two ends of the sampling resistor are respectively connected to the drain electrode and source electrode of the second sampling
switch;

a negative input end of the comparator is connected to the drain electrode of the second sampling switch, and a positive input
end of the comparator is connected to a reference voltage; and

the first sampling switch and the second sampling switch are in an ON or OFF state.

US Pat. No. 9,565,706

METHOD AND WIRELESS TERMINAL DEVICE FOR RAPIDLY ESTABLISHING DUAL-STACK WIRELESS CONNECTION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for rapidly establishing a dual-stack wireless connection, comprising:
sending, by a wireless terminal device, after being registered onto a wireless network, an IPv4v6 single packet data protocol
(PDP) activation requests, and waiting for a result returned by the network;

if a result that the IPv4v6 single-PDP activation is performed successfully is returned by the network, sending, by the wireless
terminal device, an IPv4v6 de-activation request, setting, by the wireless terminal device, the IP type of the network as
an IPv4v6 single-PDP dual-stack, and entering a standby state;

otherwise, sending, by the wireless terminal device, an IPv4 PDP activation request and an IPv6 PDP activation request; and
waiting for a result returned by the network;

if a result that both the IPv4 and IPv6 are successfully supported is returned by the network, sending, by the wireless terminal
device, an IPv4 de-activation request and an IPv6 de-activation request, setting, by the wireless terminal device, the IP
type of the network as an IPv4v6 dual-PDP dual-stack, and entering the standby state;

initiating, by the wireless terminal device, after receiving a network connection instruction, a PDP activation request corresponding
to the determined IP type supported by the network; and

if a result that the PDP activation is performed successfully is returned by the network, establishing a data connection.

US Pat. No. 9,565,570

CAPACITY PLANNING METHOD AND DEVICE FOR WIRELESS BROADBAND NETWORK

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for planning capacity of a wireless broadband network, comprising:
in a network constructed according to a network planning parameter, performing access scheduling on a User Equipment UE in
accordance with a type of a service of the UE;

acquiring statistics on an indicator of performing access scheduling on the UE; and
determining whether the indicator meets a requirement in network capacity planning; and when the indicator meets the requirement,
determining a target planning parameter as the network planning parameter; otherwise when the indicator does not meet the
requirement, adjusting the network planning parameter until the indicator meets the requirement in network capacity planning,

wherein the performing access scheduling on a UE in accordance with a type of a service of the UE comprises:
simulating a data flow of the service of the UE in accordance with the type of the service of the UE;
allocating a resource for transmitting the data flow of the service of the UE in accordance with a pre-allocated Signal to
Interference plus Noise Ratio SINR; and

scheduling a UE in an access queue in accordance with a service priority of the UE and the allocated resource,
wherein the simulating a data flow of the service of the UE in accordance with the type of the service of the UE comprises:
randomly determining a time interval for transmitting a real-time service in a Transmission Time Interval TTI, and randomly
determining an amount of data transmitted in the time interval; and

determining, in accordance with a random distribution, an amount of data transmitted for a non-real-time service in a TTI.

US Pat. No. 9,560,048

METHOD FOR UPDATING IDENTITY INFORMATION ABOUT PACKET GATEWAY, AAA SERVER AND PACKET GATEWAY

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for updating identity information of a packet gateway, comprising:
a decision-making network element receiving a message which carries user equipment (UE) capability indication information
and is sent by an information transmission network element; and

the decision network element deciding whether to update the identity information of the packet gateway or not according to
the UE capability indication information carried in the message and/or local information;

wherein, the step of the decision-making network element receiving the message which carries the UE capability indication
information and is sent by the information transmission network element comprises:

an authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) server receiving an Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) authentication
message which carries the UE capability indication information and is sent by a trusted non-3GPP access network (TNAN) network
element; or

the AAA server receiving a packet gateway address update message which carries the UE capability indication information and
is sent by the packet gateway, wherein, the packet gateway acquires the UE capability indication information from a session
creation request message or a proxy binding update message sent by the TNAN network element; or

the packet gateway receiving the session creation request message or the proxy binding update message which is transmitted
by the TNAN network element and carries the UE capability indication information;

wherein,
when the decision-making network element is the AAA server, the step of the decision-making network element deciding whether
to update the identity information of the packet gateway or not according to the UE capability indication information carried
in the message and/or the local information comprises:

when the AAA server determines that a current UE is a R12 UE and is in a handover procedure according to the UE capability
indication information and/or the local information, do not update the address of the P-GW or the GGSN to a Home Subscriber
Server (HSS);

when the AAA server determines that the current UE is a R12 UE and accesses for the first time according to the UE capability
indication information and/or the local information, update the address of the P-GW or the GGSN to the HSS; or

when the AAA server determines that the current UE is a R11 UE according to the UE capability indication information and/or
the local information, do not update the address of the P-GW or the GGSN to the HSS;

when the decision-making network element is the packet gateway, the step of the decision-making network element deciding whether
to update the identity information of the packet gateway or not according to the UE capability indication information carried
in the message and/or the local information comprises:

when the packet gateway determines that the current UE is a R12 UE and is in the handover procedure according to the UE capability
indication information and/or the local information, do not update the address of the packet gateway to the AAA server or
the HSS;

when the packet gateway determines that the current UE is a R12 UE and accesses for the first time according to the UE the
capability indication information and/or the local information, update the address of the packet gateway to the HSS or the
AAA server; or

when the packet gateway determines that the current UE is a R11 UE according to the UE capability indication information and/or
the local information, do not update the address of the packet gateway to the HSS or the AAA server.

US Pat. No. 9,560,623

MOBILE TERMINAL, AND LOCATING METHOD AND DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A mobile terminal, comprising:
a first antenna, configured to transmit a first signal to an anchor node, wherein the first signal is used by the anchor node
to detect the signal strength of the first antenna;

a second antenna, arranged with the first antenna at a preset angle and configured to transmit a second signal to the anchor
node, wherein the second signal is used by the anchor node to detect the signal strength of the second antenna, there is an
overlap between the coverage of the first antenna and that of the second antenna due to the preset angle, and the signal strength
of the first antenna and the signal strength of the second antenna are used for determining the location of the mobile terminal.

US Pat. No. 9,544,634

METHOD, SYSTEM, AND RELATED DEVICE FOR OPERATING DISPLAY DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A method for operating a display device, comprising:
configuring a table of various data of intensity of reflected light on a light tracking system when a control device is at
various different distances from the display device, wherein said data of intensity of reflected light in said table correspond
to coordinate positions on the display device, and said reflected light corresponds to a directional light that is sent from
the control device to a control area on the display device and reflected from the display device;

the control device emitting the directional light to the display device when detecting a key thereof is pressed and the directional
light being reflected from the display device and forming a first reflected light;

the control device receiving said first reflected light and collecting data of intensity of said first reflected light and
transmitting the data of intensity of the first reflected light and information of the pressed key to the light tracking system;

the light tracking system matching a corresponding coordinate position on the display device from said table of various data
of intensity of reflected light according to the data of intensity of said first reflected light and a current distance between
the control device and the display device, executing a corresponding operation in an area corresponding to the coordinate
position of the display device in conjunction with the information of the pressed key, and reflecting an operation result
on the display device.

US Pat. No. 9,537,603

CHANNEL ESTABLISHMENT METHOD AND DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A channel establishment method, comprising:
establishing a signal channel between a third node and a fourth node, wherein the third node is a source node of the signal
channel, the fourth node is a destination node of the signal channel, and the signal channel passes a frequency slot matrix
of one or more intermediate nodes between the third node and the fourth node and a traffic engineering link between any two
nodes; and

allocating frequency spectrum to the signal channel from available frequency spectrum of the traffic engineering link, wherein
the frequency spectrum allocated comprises a plurality of split 50 GHz frequency spectrums which bear one optical channel
and each of which only comprises a single optical carrier, wherein the frequency spectrum allocated is one frequency slot
which belongs to an optical fiber, and the optical fiber supports a plurality of frequency slots each of which is occupied
by one media channel.

US Pat. No. 9,537,620

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ALLOCATING RESOURCE LOCATION WITH FREQUENCY HOPPING FUNCTION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for allocating a resource location with a frequency hopping function, comprising:
acquiring, by an equipment, an uplink bandwidth of a Long Term Evolution (LTE) communication system;
determining, by the equipment, whether frequency hopping information needs to be allocated to uplink continuous frequency-domain
resource location information in a multi-antenna port transmission mode, and when the frequency hopping information needs
to be allocated, obtaining a length of a resource location and frequency hopping bit indicator and a length of frequency-domain
resource location information according to the uplink bandwidth;

calculating, by the equipments, a difference Value_D between the length of the resource location and frequency hopping bit
indicator and the length of the frequency-domain resource location information;

allocating, by the equipment, frequency hopping information to the frequency-domain resource location information according
to the difference Value_D;

incorporating the frequency hopping information and the frequency-domain resource location information into downlink control
information, and issuing to a terminal the downlink control information for instructing the terminal to transmit data information;

wherein the allocating frequency hopping information to the frequency-domain resource location information according to the
difference Value_D comprises:

when Value_D=0, disabling frequency hopping;
when Value_D=1, disabling frequency hopping, and setting an extra 1 bit to 0 or 1;
when Value_D=2 and the uplink bandwidth is no less than 6 and no greater than 49, setting a frequency hopping enable indicator
using 1 bit and setting a frequency hopping type indicator using other 1 bit;

when Value_D=2 and the uplink bandwidth is no less than 50 and no greater than 110, disabling frequency hopping;
when Value_D=3 and the uplink bandwidth is no less than 6 and no greater than 49, setting a frequency hopping enable indicator
using 1 bit and a frequency hopping type indicator using other 2 bits, or setting a frequency hopping enable indicator using
2 bits and a frequency hopping type indicator using other 1 bit; and

when Value_D=3 and the uplink bandwidth is no less than 50 and no greater than 110, setting a frequency hopping enable indicator
using 1 bit and setting a frequency hopping type indicator using other 2 bits.

US Pat. No. 9,537,385

INDUCTION CURRENT SAMPLING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR BRIDGELESS PFC CIRCUIT

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. An induction current sampling device for a bridgeless Power Factor Correction (PFC) circuit, connected to the bridgeless
PFC circuit, comprising a first sampling unit, a second sampling circuit and a third sampling circuit, wherein the first sampling
unit, connected in serial with a first switch transistor of the bridgeless PFC circuit, is configured to sample a current
flowing through the first switch transistor to acquire a first sampling signal V1; the second sampling unit, connected in serial with a second switch transistor of the bridgeless PFC circuit, is configured
to sample a current flowing through the second switch transistor to acquire a second sampling signal V2; and the third sampling unit, with one terminal connected with a ground of the bridgeless PFC circuit and the other terminal
connected with a negative output of a PFC capacitor of the bridgeless PFC circuit, is configured to sample a current flowing
through a boost diode of the bridgeless PFC circuit to acquire a third sampling signal V3,
wherein the first sampling unit is a first sampling resistor or a first current sensing device, the second sampling unit is
a second sampling resistor or a second current sensing device, and the third sampling unit is a third sampling resistor or
a third current sensing device,

when the first sampling unit is the first current sensing device, the second sampling unit is the second current sensing device,
and the third sampling unit is the third current sensing device,

the first current sensing device comprises a first current transformer CT1, a fifth resistor R5, a fifth diode D5 and a fourth sampling resistor Rs4, a first terminal on a secondary side of the first current transformer CT1 being connected with a first terminal of the fifth resistor R5, an anode of the fifth diode D5 being connected with the first terminal of the fifth resistor R5, a cathode of the fifth diode D5 being connected with a first terminal of the fourth sampling resistor Rs4, a second terminal of the fifth resistor R5 being connected with a second terminal of the fourth sampling resistor Rs4;

the second current sensing device comprises a second current transformer CT2, a sixth resistor R6, a sixth diode D6 and a fifth sampling resistor Rs5, a first terminal on a secondary side of the second current transformer CT2 being connected with a first terminal of the sixth resistor R6, an anode of the sixth diode D6 being connected with the first terminal of the sixth resistor R6, a cathode of the sixth diode D6 being connected with a first terminal of the fifth sampling resistor Rs5, a second terminal of the sixth resistor R6 being connected with a second terminal of the fifth sampling resistor Rs5;

the third current sensing device comprises a third current transformer CT3, a seventh resistor R7, a seventh diode D7 and a sixth sampling resistor Rs6, a first terminal on a secondary side of the third current transformer CT3 being connected with a first terminal of the seventh resistor R7, an anode of the seventh diode D7 being connected with the first terminal of the seventh resistor R7, a cathode of the seventh diode D7 being connected with a first terminal of the sixth sampling resistor Rs6, a second terminal of the seventh resistor R7 being connected with a second terminal of the sixth sampling resistor Rs6.

US Pat. No. 9,532,162

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR INDICATING VALID TIME OF TRIGGER MESSAGE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for indicating a valid time of a trigger message, which indicates the valid time of the trigger message through
a validity period parameter in the trigger message, wherein the validity period parameter includes: a validity period format
and a validity period; and the method further comprises:
transmitting, by a server, the trigger message to a network side entity; and
transmitting, by the network side entity, the trigger message to a terminal after successfully parsing and storing the trigger
message;

wherein the validity period indicates valid time information of the trigger message, and the validity period format indicates
a time format adopted by the valid time of the trigger message;

wherein when the validity period format indicates that the time format adopted by the valid time of the trigger message is
an Enhanced format, the corresponding validity period indicates that the valid time information of the trigger message is
the transmission times of the trigger message, and the validity period format and the validity period;

wherein when the trigger message is transmitted to the terminal, the method further comprises: setting, by the network side
entity, a timer locally according to the validity period parameter, setting the valid time information of the trigger message
indicated by the validity period as a value of the timer, and starting the timer; and

wherein after the terminal receives the trigger message, the method further comprises: when the trigger message is received
unsuccessfully by the terminal, notifying the network side entity; detecting, by the network side entity, the timer, and removing
the stored trigger message when the timer expires.

US Pat. No. 9,531,458

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR PRECODING BASED ON COMP

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for precoding based on coordinated multi-point transmission, comprising:
a serving base station receiving an expected Precoding Matrix Indicator (PMI) of a terminal associated with the serving base
station and a leakage PMI of a terminal associated with a cooperation base station, and the leakage PMI is sent by the cooperation
base station, wherein the expected PMI is corresponding to encoding codeword in an expected terminal direction, and the leakage
PMI is corresponding to encoding codeword in an interference direction;

the serving base station selecting expected encoding codeword according to the expected PMI and selecting leakage precoding
codeword according to the leakage PMI; and

the serving base station convolving the expected encoding codeword and the leakage precoding codeword to obtain precoding
codeword used for signal transmission by the serving base station.

US Pat. No. 9,529,677

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REMOVING FAULT APPLIED FOR MACHINE TO MACHINE GATEWAY

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for removing a fault applied for a Machine to Machine (M2M) gateway, comprising:
receiving, by an M2M gateway, an automatic code matching command, wherein the automatic code matching command is sent when
a communication fault is detected by a sensor;

performing, by the M2M gateway, code matching identification according to the received automatic code matching command, and
adding the sensor in a sensor management component of the M2M gateway if code matching is performed successfully.

US Pat. No. 9,510,344

BASE STATION, COGNITIVE RADIO SYSTEM, AND CONTROL METHOD FOR A NEIGHBOUR RELATIONSHIP

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for resource configuration and maintenance operation neighboring base station(s) in a cognitive radio system (CRS),
comprising:
when resource reconfiguration occurs in a serving base station, actively notifying, by the serving base station, a neighbouring
base station of transport layer configuration information after the resource reconfiguration;

receiving, by the neighbouring base station of a serving base station, the transport layer configuration information of which
the serving base station actively notifies the neighbouring base station after resource reconfiguration, and performing a
maintenance operation on locally saved neighbour cell information of the serving base station;

sending, by the neighbouring base station, the transport layer configuration information to a subordinate terminal after receiving
the transport layer configuration information, wherein the transport layer configuration information includes a new frequency
point of the serving base station;

measuring, by the subordinate terminal, the new frequency point of the serving base station and reselecting or switching to
the new frequency point of the serving base station when signal intensity of the new frequency point of the serving base station
is greater than a certain value.

US Pat. No. 9,501,548

DATA UPDATING METHOD, SYSTEM AND DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A data updating method, comprising:
generating, by an Network Element (NE) management device, Managed Object Instances (MOI) and an operation identifier of each
MOI according to a management operation needed to be performed on an NE device;

selecting, by the NE management device, MOIs in an association relation from the generated MOIs;
generating, by the NE management device, a dynamic MOI according to the selected MOIs and generating an operation identifier
of the dynamic MOI according to an operation identifier of the selected MOIs, wherein the dynamic MOI comprises attribute
values corresponding to operation identifiers of the selected MOIs;

transmitting, by the NE management device, the dynamic MOI and the operation identifier of the dynamic MOI to the NE device;
searching, by the NE device, a Managed Object (MO) tree for an MOI node matched with attribute values of the dynamic MOI after
receiving the dynamic MOI and the operation identifier of the dynamic MOI, and

updating, by the NE device, the matched MOI node according to the operation identifier of the dynamic MOI;
wherein the generating, by the NE management device, a dynamic MOI according to the selected MOIs and generating an operation
identifier of the dynamic MOI according to an operation identifier of the selected MOIs comprises:

matching the selected MOIs with a dynamic MOC in a dynamic MO template library; and
generating the dynamic MOI corresponding to the selected MOIs according to the matched dynamic MOC, and employing the operation
identifiers of the selected MOIs as the operation identifier of the dynamic MOI;

wherein the dynamic MOC in the dynamic MO template library comprises a main attribute and at least one auxiliary attribute,
and the attributes included in the dynamic MOC are composed of at least one attribute included in static MOCs in an association
relation in a network manager configuration data model.

US Pat. No. 9,503,356

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING TOPOLOGY OF NETWORK

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for determining topology of a network, comprising:
dividing, according to rate levels V1, . . . , Vn of links of the network, all of the links of the network into link sets
L(V1), . . . , L(Vn), wherein n is a positive integer equal to or larger than 1;

dividing, according to connectivities of the links, a link set L(Vx) into link subsets L(Vx)1, . . . , L(Vx)k, wherein 1?x?n
and k is a positive integer equal to or larger than 1; and

determining a network layer to which a link subset L(Vx)y is attributed, wherein y is a positive integer and 1?y?k;
wherein after the dividing, according to connectivities of the links, a link set L(Vx) into link subsets L(Vx)1, . . . , L(Vx)k,
the method further comprises:

determining a type of a networked network to which the link subset L(Vx)y is attributed; and
wherein after the determining a network layer to which a link subset L(Vx)y is attributed and the determining a type of a
networked network to which the link subset L(Vx)y is attributed, the method further comprises:

calculating a ring forming ratio of each network layer of the network, wherein the ring forming ratio of each network layer
is a ratio between a number of nodes forming a ring in each network layer and a number of all nodes in said each network layer,
the nodes forming a ring are nodes on a predetermined type of networked network, and the predetermined type of networked network
comprises one of: a mesh network, a ring network, an intersecting ring network or a tangent ring network;

wherein when a networked network corresponding to the link subset L(Vx)y includes P nodes, and a number of nodes connected
with a node is designated as a degree d of the node, then the determining a type of a networked network to which the link
subset L(Vx)y is attributed comprises:

when P?2, two nodes in the networked network have their degrees d=1 and other nodes have their degrees d=2, then the type
of the networked network to which the link subset L(Vx)y is attributed is a chain network;

when P?3 and each node in the networked network has its degree d=2, then the type of the networked network to which the link
subset L(Vx)y is attributed is a ring network;

when P?4, N nodes in the networked network have their degrees d=1, one node has its degree d=N and other nodes have their
degrees d=2, then the tyre of the networked network to which the link subset L(Vx)y is attributed is a star network;

when P?5, one node in the networked network has its degree d=4 and other nodes have their degrees d=2, then the type of the
networked network to which the link subset L(Vx)y is attributed is a tangent ring network;

when P?6, two nodes in the networked network have their degrees d=3 and other nodes have their degrees d=2, then the type
of the networked network to which the link subset L(Vx)y is attributed is an intersecting ring network;

when P?4 and each node in the networked network has its degree d?3, then the type of the networked network to which the link
subset L(Vx)y is attributed is a mesh network.

US Pat. No. 9,503,882

SERVICE PROCESSING METHOD AND TERMINAL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A service processing method, comprising:
when receiving a service sharing request by a terminal from another terminal, the terminal storing context information of
a current state of a service application of the terminal, and then switching from the service application to another service
application for a shared service shared by the another terminal with the terminal; and

when a fallback condition in a preset policy is satisfied, recovering to the current state of the service application before
the switch according to the context information.

US Pat. No. 9,503,390

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SHARING MULTIPLE NETWORK RESOURCES ON STAND-ALONE MACHINE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A system for sharing multiple network resources on a stand-alone machine, wherein the stand-alone machine supports N network
equipments through which the stand-alone machine can communicate with a network side, and N?2; the system comprising a task
managing subsystem, a protocol managing subsystem, and a route managing subsystem, wherein
the task managing subsystem is configured to receive a downloading task input by a user, acquire a task parameter, divide
a memory space, divide the downloading task into M downloading subtasks and allocate the M downloading subtasks respectively
to M network equipments, merge downloaded messages after the respective downloading subtasks are completed, and report the
merged downloaded messages to the user, wherein 1?M?N;

the protocol managing subsystem is configured to encapsulate a downloading request corresponding to each network equipment
and send the downloading request to the route managing subsystem according to a result of the subtask allocation and an equipment
parameter of each network equipment, receive and parse a message sent by the route managing subsystem, and store the parsed
message in a corresponding memory space; and

the route managing subsystem is configured to maintain a route table of the M network equipments, forward the downloading
request sent by the protocol managing subsystem to the network side via a corresponding network equipment according to an
equipment parameter of each network equipment, and send a message returned by the network side to the protocol managing subsystem.

US Pat. No. 9,497,390

VIDEO PROCESSING METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A video processing method, comprising:
obtaining a composite video image by stitching two or more original video images according to pre-determined video arranging
information;

encoding the composite video image; and
sending the encoded composite video image,
wherein the video arranging information comprises a correspondence among an identity of a video collecting device collecting
each of the two or more original video images, a position of each of the two or more original video images in the composite
video image, and an identity of a video displaying device for displaying each of the two or more original video images.

US Pat. No. 9,491,611

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR RECEIVING SYSTEM INFORMATION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for receiving system information, comprising:
a user equipment (UE) receiving the system information or system information updating indication of a serving cell or a neighboring
cell from other locations except a fixed time domain and frequency domain location have fixedly configured by a system; wherein

the fixed time domain and frequency domain location are configured by the system, for sending the system information or the
system information updating indication;

the UE receiving information of a mode that the serving cell or the neighboring cell sends the system information or the system
information updating indication from the serving cell, and receiving the system information or the system information updating
indication of the serving cell or the neighboring cell according to the information of the mode that the serving cell or the
neighboring cell sends the system information or the system information updating indication;

the information of the mode that the UE receives the system information or the system information updating indication sent
by the service cell from the serving cell comprises:

when a serving base station determines that the UE needs to perform an enhanced reception mechanism of the system information,
the serving base station indicating the UE to receive the system information or the system information updating indication
at the other locations except the fixed time domain and frequency domain location configured by the system, or when the UE
determines that the UE needs to perform an enhanced reception mechanism of the system information, the UE indicating the serving
base station that the UE receives the system information or the system information updating indication at the other locations
except the fixed time domain and frequency domain location configured by the system;

and/or,
when the serving base station determines that the UE does not need to perform the enhanced reception mechanism of the system
information, the serving base station indicating the UE to receive the system information or the system information updating
indication at the fixed time domain and frequency domain location configured by the system, or when the UE determines that
the UE does not need to perform the enhanced reception mechanism of the system information, the UE indicating the serving
base station that the UE receives the system information or the system information updating indication at the fixed time domain
and frequency domain location configured by the system.

US Pat. No. 9,489,192

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR UPGRADING DATA TERMINAL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A device for upgrading a data terminal, comprising: a router component, and a protocol component, a Dynamic Host Configuration
Protocol (DHCP) server component and an upgrading component, which are all coupled with the router component, further comprising
a dialling component coupled with the protocol component, wherein the dialling component is configured to initiate and implement
a network dialling flow of a data terminal; the upgrading component is configured to negotiate and implement a DHCP procedure
with the DHCP server component; the DHCP server component is configured to allocate a private Internet Protocol (IP) address
to the upgrading component; the upgrading component is configured to send, through the router component and the protocol component,
a request message of detecting whether there is a new version or not to a version server on a network side after the DHCP
server successfully allocates the private IP address to the upgrading component, and when there is the new version on the
version server, download the new version from the version server and write the new version into a flash of the data terminal,
which enables the data terminal to finish upgrading upon automatic restart.

US Pat. No. 9,483,254

METHOD, APPARATUS AND STORAGE MEDIUM FOR DYNAMICALLY PATCHING A FUNCTION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for dynamically patching a function, comprising:
restoring, by a processor, N long jump instructions at initial instructions of a modified patched function to original instructions
of the modified patched function according to a pre-tag of a currently running task, wherein N is an integer more than or
equal to 3;

modifying, by the processor, under a condition that the currently running task quits running, N original instructions at the
start of the initial instructions into long jump instructions; and

in response to modifying, by the processor, under the condition that the currently running task quits running, the N original
instructions at the start of the initial instructions into the long jump instructions, dynamically patching, by the processor,
the function.

US Pat. No. 9,479,283

CHANNEL ESTABLISHMENT METHOD AND DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A channel establishment method, comprising:
establishing a media channel between a first node and a second node, wherein the first node is a source node of the media
channel, the second node is a destination node of the media channel, and the media channel passes a frequency slot matrix
of one or more intermediate nodes between the first node and the second node and an optical fiber between any two nodes;

allocating frequency spectrum to the media channel from available frequency spectrum of the optical fiber, wherein the media
channel supports at least one single signal frequency slot;

establishing a signal channel between a third node and a fourth node, wherein the third node is a source node of the signal
channel and the fourth node is a destination node of the signal channel, and the signal channel passes a frequency slot matrix
of one or more intermediate nodes between the third node and the fourth node and a traffic engineering link between any two
nodes; and

allocating frequency spectrum to the signal channel from available frequency spectrum of the traffic engineering link;
wherein the traffic engineering link is formed in the following manner:
after the media channel is successfully established, the traffic engineering link, which supports at least one signal channel,
and the available frequency spectrum of which is the same as the frequency spectrum of the media channel, is formed between
the first node and the second node in an upper-layer signal network which is corresponding to a lower-layer media network
where the media channel exists.

US Pat. No. 9,467,936

MULTIMODE TERMINAL AND SERVICE IMPLEMENTATION METHOD FOR MULTIMODE TERMINAL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A multimode terminal, comprising:
a master controller, comprising:
a main processor, configured to select a network system for executing a current service according to a preset network system
selection strategy corresponding to a service type of the current service of the multimode terminal and a network condition
of a current environment where the multimode terminal is located, and call a processing chip of the selected network system
to execute the current service, wherein network systems comprise a first network system and a second network system, and a
selection priority sequence of the network systems is recorded in the network system selection strategy; and

a first processing chip of the first network system, coupled with a first antenna through a first radio frequency chip and
configured to conduct communication between the multimode terminal and a network side of the first network system in a network
of the first network system;

a slave controller, comprising: a second processing chip of the second network system, coupled with a second antenna through
a second radio frequency chip and configured to conduct communication between the multimode terminal and a network side of
the second network system in a network of the second network system;

a subscriber identity module card, coupled with the master controller and the slave controller respectively, and simultaneously
residing in the networks of the first and second network systems through the master controller and the slave controller;

the first radio frequency chip and the first antenna; and
the second radio frequency chip and the second antenna,
wherein the first radio frequency chip and the first antenna are independent of the second radio frequency chip and the second
antenna;

wherein the main processor is further configured to select the network system with the highest selection priority in the network
system selection strategy from network systems existing in the current environment according to the network condition of the
current environment where the multimode terminal is located.

US Pat. No. 9,461,687

MOBILE TERMINAL AND SPECIFIC ABSORPTION RATE REDUCTION METHOD

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A mobile terminal, comprising: an input unit, a control unit, a memory, a switch, an antenna group and a radio-frequency
circuit, wherein:
the control unit is connected to the input unit, the memory and the switch, the antenna group contains multiple antennas,
and the switch is connected to each antenna of the antenna group and the radio-frequency circuit;

the input unit is a sensor which is configured to: detect a location of the mobile terminal relative to a user, and notify
the control unit of the location obtained by detection;

the memory is configured to: store location-specific absorption rate corresponding information of each antenna in the antenna
group; and

the control unit is a processor which is configured to: before a mobile terminal service is performed and/or in a process
of performing the mobile terminal service, according to the location obtained by the detection of the input unit, search the
location-specific absorption rate corresponding information of each antenna stored in the memory for a specific absorption
rate of each antenna in the antenna group at the location obtained by the detection, select an antenna whose specific absorption
rate value at the location obtained by the detection is less than a specific absorption rate threshold value according to
the specific absorption rate of each antenna at the location obtained by the detection, and control the switch to connect
the selected antenna with the radio-frequency circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,456,396

TERMINAL ACCESS METHOD AND SYSTEM, AND TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A terminal access method, comprising:
a terminal downloading from an Internet server a network cloud chart containing cell related information, wherein the cell
related information includes a terminal common air interface configuration parameter of the cell, and a core network stores
a terminal information shared cloud chart containing related information of a terminal which is attached or has ever been
attached to the network, and wherein the method comprises:

a cell selecting step, wherein the terminal selects a cell to be accessed according to measurement results;
a random access step, wherein a random access procedure is performed, and a terminal recognition step is performed subsequent
to the random access procedure if the network cloud chart downloaded by the terminal satisfies an intelligent access condition,
the terminal recognition step or a parameter configuration step is performed subsequent to the random access procedure if
the network cloud chart downloaded by the terminal does not satisfy the intelligent access condition;

the terminal recognition step, wherein the cell searches for whether the terminal information shared cloud chart of the core
network contains the related information of the terminal, the terminal information shared cloud chart contains the information
of the terminal which is attached or has ever been attached to the network;

the parameter configuration step, wherein a parameter configuration procedure is performed, and a security parameter configuration
procedure is not performed if the cloud chart contains the related information of the terminal, and wireless air interface
common parameter configuration corresponding to the terminal common air interface configuration parameter in the network cloud
chart is not performed if the intelligent access condition is satisfied; and

a cloud chart updating step, wherein the terminal updates the network cloud chart stored by itself when the information is
changed, and the cell updates the terminal information shard cloud chart stored by the core network.

US Pat. No. 9,444,777

METHOD AND PROCESSING SYSTEM FOR ROUTING A MESSAGE REQUEST

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for routing a message request, the method comprising:
when multiple clients are simultaneously online and one of the multiple clients sharing an identical user identifier sends
a first message request, carrying in the first message request a globally unique identifier (GUID) of a designated client
and a routing address of a designated server and routing the first message request to the designated server according to the
routing address of the designated server, wherein the designated client is one of the multiple clients sharing the identical
user identifier;

the designated server generating a second message request according to the first message request, wherein the second message
request carries the routing address of the designated server and the GUID of the designated client and the second message
request is received by a recipient client;

the recipient client generating a third message request, wherein the third message request carries the routing address of
the designated server and the GUID of the designated client acquired from the second message request and the third message
request is routed to the designated server according to the routing address of the designated server; and

the designated server generating a fourth message request according to the third message request, wherein the fourth message
request carries the GUID of the designated client acquired from the third message request and the fourth message request is
routed to the designated client corresponding to the GUID according to the GUID;

wherein the multiple clients sharing the identical user identifier are instant messaging clients, and the server is an instant-messaging
group logical processing function entity; and

the designated client is a predefined one of the instant messaging clients sharing the identical user identifier, and is configured
to receive a disposition notification sent by the instant-messaging group logical processing function entity and also referred
to as a designated recipient client of the disposition notification;

wherein the first message request is a first instant message sent by one of the instant messaging clients;
the second message request is a second instant message sent by the instant-messaging group logical processing function entity;
the third message request is a disposition notification, corresponding to the second instant message, sent by a recipient
client of the instant message;

the fourth message request is a disposition notification sent by the instant-messaging group logical processing function entity;
wherein the GUID comprises: a Globally Routable User Agent Uniform Resource Identifier (GRUU);
wherein when an instant messaging client sends an instant message, the step of carrying in the instant message the GUID of
the designated recipient client of the disposition notification, comprises: if the instant message is sent using SIP:MESSAGE,
carrying the GRUU in the header of a SIP:MESSAGE message or in the Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) header in
the message; if the signaling control is carried out using the SIP protocol and the instant message is sent using MSRP, carrying
the GRUU in the header of a SIP:INVITE message or in the content of a media-plane message;

wherein the method of carrying the GRUU in the header of a SIP:MESSAGE message comprises: using a From field of the message
header for carrying the GRUU;

the method of carrying the GRUU in the MIME header in the message comprises: if the instant message is in the format of Common
Presence and Instant Messaging (CPIM), using a From field of the CPIM header for carrying the GRUU;

the method of carrying the GRUU in the header of a SIP:INVITE message comprises: using a SIP: From field or a SIP: Contact
field for carrying the GRUU; and

the method of carrying the GRUU in the content of the media-plane message comprises: if the instant message content is in
the format of CPIM, using the From field of the CPIM header for carrying the GRUU.

US Pat. No. 9,430,638

AUTHENTICATION METHOD, AUTHENTICATION APPARATUS AND AUTHENTICATION DEVICE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A non-transitory computer readable storage card, storing a fixed program unable to be deleted or formatted, wherein
when the storage card is inserted into a terminal with a second terminal identification code, the program is automatically
run after the terminal starts up to cause a hardware processor of the terminal to execute the following steps:

comparing a first terminal identification code stored in the storage card with the second terminal identification code of
the terminal to judge whether the first terminal identification code matches the second terminal identification code and obtaining
a first judgment result,

when the first judgment result is NO,
popping up a dialog box to remind a user of inputting another terminal identification code, and when receiving a terminal
identification code input by a user, judging whether the terminal identification code input by the user matches the first
terminal identification code stored in the storage card;

when the terminal identification code input by the user matches the first terminal identification code stored in the storage
card, popping up another dialog box to remind the user of whether to replace the first terminal identification code stored
in the storage card; and when a replacement instruction of the user is received, writing the second terminal identification
code of the terminal into the storage card according to the replacement instruction of the user, and deleting the first terminal
identification code stored in the storage card after the second terminal identification code is stored by the storage card;

when the terminal identification code input by the user does not match the first terminal identification code stored in the
storage card, deleting user data stored in the storage card.

US Pat. No. 9,426,217

SERVICE NODE AND INTER-SERVICE NODE USER PROTOCOL MESSAGE SYNCHRONIZATION METHOD

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for synchronizing user protocol messages between service nodes, comprising:
when receiving a user-related protocol message, a service node judging whether a state of a backup group to which a user belongs
corresponding to the protocol message is active or standby on the service node, and according to a type of the protocol message,
determining whether to send the protocol message to another service node on which the state of the backup group is standby
or active; and

when determining to send the protocol message, the service node encapsulating the protocol message through a service backup
protocol and sending the encapsulated protocol message to the other service node;

wherein when the type of the protocol message received by the service node is a protocol message from an Authentication Authorization
and Accounting (AAA) server, a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server or a portal authentication protocol (Portal)
server, if a state of a backup group to which a user belongs corresponding to the protocol message is standby on the service
node, the service node sending the protocol message to the other service node on which the state of the backup group is active;

wherein when the type of the protocol message received by the service node is a Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) tunnel control
message, if a state of a backup group to which a user belongs corresponding to the L2TP tunnel control message is active on
the service node, the service node sending the L2TP tunnel control message to the other service node on which the state of
the backup group is standby.

US Pat. No. 9,420,180

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SWITCHING BETWEEN DOUBLE CAMERAS

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for switching between double cameras, comprising:
displaying an application icon corresponding to a shooting mode in a menu interface according to an operation mode which has
been preset in a memory, wherein the application icon to be displayed changes with the operation mode and the operation mode
includes a first shooting mode and a second shooting mode;

detecting a hand gesture of a user operated on the application icon, and
starting the first shooting mode or the second shooting mode according to the hand gesture of the user to switch between the
first shooting mode and the second shooting mode.

US Pat. No. 9,380,560

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SENDING A PAGING INDICATOR CHANNEL FRAME

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for transmitting a Paging Indicator Channel (PICH) frame, comprising:
a base station, according to values of various Paging Indicators (PIs) in the PICH frame, deciding to transmit the PICH frame
or a BitsGroup corresponding to the PIs in the PICH frame at a first power or a second power, wherein, the second power is
less than the first power; and wherein:

when all values of PIs in the PICH frame of the base station are 1, the PICH frame is transmitted at the first power;
when all values of PIs in the PICH frame of the base station are 0, the PICH frame is transmitted at the second power;
when a part of values of various PIs in the PICH frame of the base station are 1, a BitsGroup corresponding to PIs of which
the values are 1 in the PICH frame is transmitted at the first power, and a BitsGroup corresponding to PIs of which the values
are 0 in the PICH frame is transmitted at the second power.

US Pat. No. 9,380,593

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ESTABLISHING BEARER SUPPORTING UPLINK SEMI-PERSISTENT SCHEDULING AND USER EQUIPMENT THEREOF

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for establishing a bearer supporting uplink Semi-Persistent Scheduling (SPS), comprising:
parsing, by a Radio Resource Control (RRC) entity of a User Equipment (UE), an RRC connection reconfiguration message transmitted
from an Evolved Node B (eNB) to obtain logic channel configuration information and Evolved Packet System (EPS) bearer activation
request information, parsing the logic channel configuration information to obtain Radio Bearer Identifier (RBID) information
and Logic Channel Group (LCG) information, transmitting the parsed logic channel configuration information to a Media Access
Control (MAC) entity of the UE and transmitting the EPS bearer activation request information and the RBID information to
a Non-Access Stratum (NAS) of the UE;

establishing, by the MAC entity of the UE, a Logic Channel (LC) and a Logic Channel Group (LCG) between itself and a Radio
Link Control (RLC) entity according to the received logic channel configuration information, and establishing a mapping between
the RBID and the LCG;

establishing, by the NAS of the UE, an EPS bearer between itself and an NAS of an Evolved Packet Core network (EPC) according
to the received EPS bearer activation request information, and establishing correspondences between classifiers and LCs; parsing
a Quality of service Class Identifier (QCI) from the EPS bearer activation request information, establishing a mapping between
the parsed QCI and the received RBID, and transmitting the mapping to the MAC entity; and

establishing, by the MAC entity, a mapping among the QCI, the RBID and the LCG according to the established mapping between
the RBID and the LCG and to the mapping between the QCI and the RBID transmitted from the NAS.

US Pat. No. 9,380,617

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR INCREASING GATEWAY STABILITY IN LTE MODE FEMTO CELL SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for increasing Home eNB Gateway (HeNB GW) stability in a long term evolution (LTE) system mode Femtocell system,
comprising:
a HeNB GW determining that multiple stream control transmission protocol (SCTP) links need to be established between the HeNB
GW and a single mobility management entity (MME), and setting different Global eNB identifiers (Global eNB IDs) for S1 interfaces
on different SCTP links under one same MME;

the HeNB GW establishing multiple SCTP links between the HeNB GW and the MME; and
for each established SCTP link, the HeNB GW notifying the MME of upper-layer application configuration information borne by
the SCTP link through an S1 setup request, and establishing an S1 link on the SCTP link.

US Pat. No. 9,380,405

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRIGGERING MTC DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for triggering a Machine Type Communication (MTC) device, comprising steps of:
receiving, by a Serving General Packet Radio Service Support Node (SGSN)/Mobility Management Entity (MME), a trigger from
an MTC InterWorking Function (MTC-IWF), wherein the trigger carries at least an International Mobile Subscriber Identifier
(IMSI) of an MTC device to be triggered, and information on whether the MTC device is capable of receiving a short message;

determining, by the SGSN/MME, whether the MTC device is in an unattached state; determining whether the MTC device is in a
communication window of the MTC device; and when it is determined that the MTC device is in an unattached state, and the MTC
device is in a communication window of the MTC device, waiting for attachment of the MTC device to a network; and

when the MTC device gets attached to the network before expiration of the communication window, sending, by the SGSN/MME,
the trigger to the MTC device; or when the MTC device fails to get attached to the network before expiration of the communication
window, sending, by the SGSN/MME, a trigger transmission report to the MTC-IWF, such that after receiving the trigger transmission
report, the MTC-IWF saves the trigger by sending the trigger to a Short Message Service Center (SMS-SC), and forwards the
trigger transmission report to an MTC server initiating the trigger,

wherein the method further comprises steps of: after the SGSN/MME determines that the MTC device is in the unattached state,
determining, by the SGSN/MME, whether the communication window of the MTC device is stored locally, and when the communication
window of the MTC device is stored locally, determining whether the MTC device is in the communication window; and

when the communication window of the MTC device is not stored locally, further determining, by the SGSN/MME, whether time
control information of the MTC device is stored locally; when the communication window of the MTC device is not stored locally,
but the time control information of the MTC device is stored locally, generating a communication window according to the time
control information and a local network strategy, and then determining whether the MTC device is in the generated communication
window; when neither the communication window of the MTC device nor the time control information of the MTC device is stored
locally, obtaining the time control information of the MTC device from a Home Subscriber Server (HSS)/Home Location Register
(HLR), generating a communication window according to the time control information and the local network strategy, and then
determining whether the MTC device is in the generated communication window.

US Pat. No. 9,363,834

METHOD, USER EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEM FOR MAINTAINING A LARGE NUMBER OF CONNECTIONS

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A method for maintaining a large number of connections in a Machine Type Communication (MTC) system, comprising:
when there is no data transmission between a User Equipment (UE) and an MTC server, a network device for transmitting data
between the UE and the MTC server deleting a radio bearer and reserving UE context information related to link restoration
and a default bearer; and

when data needs to be transmitted between the UE and the MTC server, the network device establishing a bearer connection with
the UE according to the reserved UE context information related to link restoration;

wherein the large number of connections refer to more than two connections.

US Pat. No. 9,345,002

DYNAMIC SPECTRUM ALLOCATION METHOD AND DEVICE BASED ON CHANNEL MANAGEMENT

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A dynamic spectrum allocation method based on channel management, comprising:
generating, by a network node, a channel set according to an available channel list and channel classification information,
and maintaining and updating the channel set; and

selecting, by the network node, a spectrum from the channel set and allocating the spectrum;
wherein the channel classification information includes one or more of the following items: a channel quality status, a channel
idle time, limitations on channel transmitting parameters, the geographical isolation of a channel and a channel spectrum
frequency;

wherein the channel quality status is a quantity capable of reflecting the quality of a useful signal received by a receiver
when a secondary system uses the idle spectrum of a primary system;

the channel idle time refers to the time span from a specific moment to the moment of the reuse of a channel by the primary
system;

the limitations on channel transmitting parameters include one or more of the following items: a limitation on the maximum
transmitting power, a limitation on an adjacent channel leakage power ratio, a limitation on stray radiation and a limitation
on the maximum channel-allowed interference level;

the geographical isolation of a channel refers to the natural isolator existing in a radio environment and/or the distance
between the transmitter of the secondary system and the coverage edge of the primary system; and

the channel spectrum frequency refers to the start frequency, the stop frequency or the center frequency of a channel spectrum.

US Pat. No. 9,325,822

METHOD, DEVICE, AND TERMINAL FOR STORING COMMUNICATION LOG IN SUBSCRIBER IDENTITY MODULE/USER IDENTITY MODEL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for storing a communication log in a subscriber identity module/user identity model, comprising:
after communicating with a phonebook contact person in the subscriber identity module/user identity model, formatting time
and duration information of a current communication according to a preset communication log format, and obtaining and caching
a byte stream of a current communication log;

writing the cached byte stream of the current communication log into an EF_EXT1 file of the subscriber identity module/user
identity model, and using a communication type identifier corresponding to the current communication to categorize the current
communication log;

wherein, after the step of writing the cached byte stream of the current communication log into the EF_EXT1 file of the subscriber
identity module/user identity model, the method further comprises: using a last byte of the current communication log to index
a next communication log of the phonebook contact person, if the current communication log is a first communication log of
the phonebook contact person, using a last byte of a communication log in an abbreviated dialing number log (ADN) file to
index the current communication log of the phonebook contact person to make the indexes of communication logs of the phonebook
contact person in series.

US Pat. No. 9,320,075

METHOD, SYSTEM AND TRANSMISSION DISTRIBUTION NETWORK ELEMENT FOR INDICATING DATA-DISTRIBUTION

ZTE Corporation, Guangdo...

1. A method for indicating data offload, comprising:
when a radio bearer is established or modified, a mobility management unit of a core network notifies a traffic offload network
element of the bearer type of the bearer to determine whether to start the data offload; wherein the bearer type is configured
to indicate whether the bearer is applied in local access.

US Pat. No. 9,319,925

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONVERGING DIFFERENT ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A communication system for converging different access technologies in the third generation (3G) or fourth generation (4G)
mobile communication network, comprising: a convergence terminal, a first access network and a convergence core network, wherein
the convergence core network comprises a first convergence access switch, a traffic server and a Home Subscriber Server (HSS),
wherein
the convergence terminal is configured to access a network converging different access technologies, and to transmit a traffic
request message including a traffic identifier to the first convergence access switch via the first access network when the
convergence terminal is required to perform traffic;

the first convergence access switch is configured to acquire an address of the traffic server after the traffic request message
including the traffic identifier is received, and to forward the traffic request message including the traffic identifier
to the traffic server;

the traffic server is configured to perform information interaction with the HSS after the traffic request message forwarded
by the first convergence access switch is received, and to provide traffic through the network converging different access
technologies when it is determined that the traffic server is able to provide the traffic to a user corresponding to the convergence
terminal; and

the HSS is configured to perform information interaction with the traffic server and to determine whether the traffic server
is able to provide the traffic to the user corresponding to the convergence terminal;

wherein the first convergence access switch is further configured to determine, according to an available resource condition
of the first convergence access switch, whether the traffic is able to be provided to the user corresponding to the convergence
terminal, and to acquire the address of the traffic server when it is determined that the traffic is able to be provided to
the user corresponding to the convergence terminal; and

the system further comprises a second access network, wherein the convergence core network further comprises a second convergence
access switch, wherein

the convergence terminal is further configured to, when a cell handover is necessary, complete a handover process through
message interaction between the convergence terminal and the first access network, message interaction between the first access
network and the first convergence access switch, message interaction between the first convergence access switch and the second
convergence access switch, message interaction between the second convergence access switch and the second access network,
message interaction between the second access network and the convergence terminal, and message interaction between the second
convergence access switch and the HSS;

the first access network is further configured to complete a handover process through message interaction with the convergence
terminal and the first convergence access switch;

the first convergence access switch is further configured to complete a handover process through message interaction with
the first access network and the second convergence access switch;

the second convergence access switch is further configured to complete a handover process through message interaction with
the first convergence access switch, the second access network and the HSS;

the second access network is further configured to complete a handover process through message interaction with the second
convergence access switch and the convergence terminal; and

the HSS is further configured to complete a handover process through message interaction with the second convergence access
switch.

US Pat. No. 9,307,404

MOBILE TERMINAL AND NETWORK UNLOCKING METHOD AND SYSTEM THEREOF

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for a mobile terminal unlocking a network, after said mobile terminal whose network is locked is in use, said
method comprising the following steps of:
said mobile terminal sending hardware information to a network server;
said network server pre-recording network unlocking information of said mobile terminal in a database;
said mobile terminal logging in a website which provides download of a network unlocking file when network unlocking is needed,
said website acquiring said hardware information of said mobile terminal that is currently logging in, and performing hardware
information matching through said network server, if the matching is successful, said mobile terminal downloading said network
unlocking file from said website, and unlocking the network with an unlocking code in said downloaded network unlocking file;

wherein after said mobile terminal sends said hardware information to said network server, said network server receiving a
short message containing said hardware information sent by said mobile terminal, and searching out a corresponding remaining
network locking time length in said network unlocking information according to said hardware information, and in accordance
with said remaining network locking time length, starting up a remaining network locking time-length timer for timing a remaining
network locking time length corresponding to said hardware information.

US Pat. No. 9,256,352

TOUCH SCREEN TERMINAL AND METHOD FOR LOCATING ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT THEREOF

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for locating an electronic document of a touch screen terminal, comprising:
generating a directory listing for an electronic document and storing it;
detecting a screen input in a reading mode of a current chapter or section of the electronic document;
when it is detected that a user enables a chapter or section switching function, enabling a chapter or section switching mode
to wait for the user to input a number of a chapter or section to switch to;

when it is detected that the user inputs the number of the chapter or section to switch to, matching a directory entry in
real time from the stored directory listing and displaying it;

generating a preview for a corresponding chapter or section according to the number of the chapter or section to switch to
input by the user and displaying it to the user; and

when it is detected that the user inputs a confirmation of the chapter or section switching operation, switching to the previewed
chapter or section,

wherein the generating a preview for a corresponding chapter or section according to the number of the chapter or section
to switch to input by the user and displaying it to the user comprises:

judging a number of the matched directory entry according to the number of the chapter or section to switch to; when there
is one matched directory entry, generating the preview of the chapter or section corresponding to the directory entry and
displaying it to the user; and when there is more than one matched directory entry, waiting for the user to select the chapter
or section to switch to, and after it is detected that the user selects a chapter or section, generating the preview of the
selected chapter or section and displaying it to the user;

wherein in the matching a directory entry in real time from the stored directory listing and displaying it, displaying the
matched directory entry together with all the directory entries containing the matched directory entry to the user in a form
of a list,

wherein matching a directory entry in real time from the stored directory listing and displaying the matched directory entry
together with all the directory entries containing the matched directory entry to the user in a form of a list, comprises:

matching the directory entry both from a large unit to a small unit and from a small unit to a large unit in the directory
listing; and

displaying a matched directory entry matched from the large unit to the small unit and all the directory entries matched from
the small unit to the large unit.

US Pat. No. 9,220,091

METHOD AND TERMINAL FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING THE NUMBER OF CODED SYMBOL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for transmitting uplink control information on a Physical Uplink Shared Channel (PUSCH) with spatial multiplexing,
comprising:
coding the uplink control information required to be transmitted and data information corresponding to one or two transport
blocks respectively, obtaining an encoded sequence according to a target length, and forming a corresponding coded modulation
sequence from the encoded sequence according to a modulation order corresponding to the transport block and a number of transport
layers corresponding to the transport block;

interleaving the obtained coded modulation sequence, and transmitting the interleaved coded modulation sequence on a layer
corresponding to the PUSCH with spatial multiplexing;

wherein the step of coding the uplink control information required to be transmitted, obtaining the encoded sequence according
to the target length, and forming the corresponding coded modulation sequence from the encoded sequence according to the modulation
order corresponding to the transport block and the number of transport layers corresponding to the transport block comprises:

dividing the uplink control information o0,o1, . . . oN-1 required to be transmitted into two parts o00,o10, . . . oceil(N/2)-10 and o01,o11, . . . oceil(N/2)-11, where N denotes a number of bits of the uplink control information which is greater than 11;

determining a number of coded symbols Q?0, Q?1 required to transmit the uplink control information;

coding o00,o10, . . . oceil(N/2)-10 and o01,o11, . . . oceil(N/2)-11, respectively, by using linear block code, and obtaining the coded modulation sequence corresponding to the uplink control
information according to the encoded target lengths Q0=Q?0*Qm and Q1=Q?1*Qm, a modulation order Qm corresponding to the transport block and a number of transport layers L corresponding to the transport block; wherein the
uplink control information is one or more of: Acknowledgement/Negative Acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) information and Rank Indication
(RI) information.

US Pat. No. 9,215,607

MAIN/STANDBY SWITCHING INTERFACE MODULE, NETWORK ELEMENT SYSTEM, AND LINK INFORMATION SYNCHRONIZATION DETECTION METHOD

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. An active and standby switching interface module, which is located in a network element system, the network element system
further comprising a control module, the active and standby switching interface module comprising an active switching interface
module and a standby switching interface module, wherein
the active switching interface module comprises a first processing unit configured to, when the active and standby switching
interface module is used as an active switching function interface module, directly establish/delete/modify link information
according to a link establishment/deletion/modification message that is received from the control module;

the standby switching interface module comprises a second processing unit configured to, when the active and standby switching
interface module is used as a standby switching function interface module, send a synchronization detection request message
to a synchronization module, perform synchronization processing on the link information on the standby interface module according
to a synchronization detection reply message from the synchronization module, and determine whether to establish/delete/modify
the link information on the standby interface module according to a synchronization detection state of the link information
on the standby interface module and a type of a received message from the control module, wherein the synchronization detection
reply message encapsulates the link information on the active switching function interface module, and the synchronization
module is the control module and the control module comprises a memory to save link information same with the link information
in the active switching function interface module;

wherein, the second processing unit of the standby interface module is configured to determine whether to establish/delete/modify
the link information on the standby interface module according to a synchronization detection state of the link information
on the standby interface module and a type of a received message from the control module in the following way:

if the message received from the control module is a link establishment message, directly establish new link information according
to the link establishment message, and not process the newly established link information when receiving the synchronization
detection reply message of the active switching function interface module;

if the message received from the control module is a link deletion/modification message, judge whether the link message to
be deleted or modified has passed synchronization detection or not, if yes, delete/modify the link information according to
the link deletion/modification message, otherwise, cache the link deletion/modification message into a message queue, and
after the synchronization detection of the link information is completed, delete/modify the link information according to
the link deletion/modification message if the link information included in the link deletion/modification message cached in
the message queue has passed synchronization detection.

US Pat. No. 9,167,430

ACCESS METHOD AND SYSTEM, AND MOBILE INTELLIGENT ACCESS POINT

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. An access method, comprising:
accessing, by a mobile intelligent access point, a network through at least two wireless technologies;
establishing, by a User Equipment (UE), a connection with the mobile intelligent access point; and
acquiring, by the UE, access authentication from the network through the mobile intelligent access point;
wherein the step of acquiring, by the UE, access authentication from the network through the mobile intelligent access point
comprises:

sending, by the UE, a Hyper Text Transport Protocol (HTTP) request message to a Packet Data Network Gateway (P-GW) or a Gateway
GPRS Support Node (GGSN) through the mobile intelligent access point;

sending, by the P-GW or the GGSN, a user authentication page to the UE through the mobile intelligent access point when the
P-GW or the GGSN confirms that an Internet Protocol (IP) address of the UE is not authenticated and the UE accesses the network
through the mobile intelligent access point; and

after a 3rd Generation Partnership Project Authentication, Authorization and Accounting (3GPP AAA) server verifies a user
name and a password successfully, initiating, by a web portal server, challenge authentication to the P-GW or the GGSN, and
acquiring, by the P-GW or the GGSN, charging information from the 3GPP AAA server;

wherein the step of acquiring, by the UE, the access authentication from the network through the mobile intelligent access
point comprises:

sending, by the UE, an HTTP request message to the mobile intelligent access point;
forwarding, by the mobile intelligent access point, the HTTP request message to the P-GW or the GGSN, wherein the HTTP request
message includes an address and a Service Set Identifier (SSID) of the web portal server;

confirming, by the P-GW or the GGSN, that the IP address of the UE is not authenticated and the UE accesses the network through
the mobile intelligent access point;

pushing, by the P-GW or the GGSN, an HTTP response including a user authentication page to the mobile intelligent access point;
forwarding, by the mobile intelligent access point, the user authentication page to the UE;
after a user inputs the user name and the password on the authentication page, sending an HTTP POST request to the web portal
server through the mobile intelligent access point, and the P-GW or the GGSN, wherein the HTTP POST request includes the address
of the web portal server, the user name and the password;

initiating, by the web portal server, a user information request to the 3GPP AAA server;
verifying, by the 3GPP AAA server, the user name and the password;
after the user name and the password are verified successfully, sending, by the 3GPP AAA server, a user information request
response message to the web portal server;

initiating, by the web portal server, challenge authentication to the P-GW or the GGSN, and acquiring, by the P-GW or the
GGSN, charging information from the 3GPP AAA server; and

after the authentication is successful, sending, by the web portal server, an HTTP response including authentication success
information to the UE through the P-GW or the GGSN, and the mobile intelligent access point; and

performing, by the UE, a data service through the mobile intelligent access point.

US Pat. No. 9,154,314

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IMPLEMENTING USAGE MONITORING CONTROL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for implementing usage monitoring control, comprising:
making, by a Policy and Charging Rules Function (PCRF), a usage monitoring policy for each IP Connectivity Access Network
(IP-CAN) session or service data flow that shares a total allowanced usage according to the total allowanced usage shared
by multiple users;

performing, by a Policy and Charging Enforcement Function (PCEF), a usage monitoring according to the usage monitoring policy
sent by the PCRF, and reporting, by the PCEF, a usage to the PCRF;

deducting, by the PCRF, a consumed usage from the total allowanced usage shared by the multiple users after the PCRF receives
the usage reported by the PCEF;

wherein the total allowanced usage shared by multiple users is obtained by the PCRF from a Subscription Profile Repository
(SPR), the total allowanced usage shared by multiple users is comprised in a user subscription information returned by the
SPR and a user ID list of the users sharing the total allowanced usage is returned to the PCRF by the SPR.

US Pat. No. 9,137,652

METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING POLICY AND CHARGING CONTROL IN A ROAMING SCENE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for performing policy and charging control in a roaming scenario, comprising:
a User Equipment (UE) accessing a first access network, establishing a Packet Data Network (PDN) connection for the UE;
establishing a first gateway control session, a Gx session, an S9 session and a first subsession of the S9 session for performing
a policy and charging control on said PDN connection, wherein the Gx session is associated with the first subsession of the
S9 session; and

in a process of a Bearer Binding and Event Report Function (BBERF) relocation in handover of the UE from the first access
network to a second access network:

a destination BBERF in the second access network sending an indication message of gateway control session establishment, which
includes a user identifier, a PDN identifier and a PDN connection identifier for uniquely identifying said PDN connection,
to a visited Policy and Charging Rule Function (PCRF) so as to establish a second gateway control session; after receiving
the indication message of gateway control session establishment, said visited PCRF sending a request message, which includes
said user identifier, said PDN identifier and said PDN connection identifier, to a home PCRF so as to establish a second subsession
of said S9 session, and associating said second subsession of said S9 session with said second gateway control session;

a gateway at which said destination BBERF resides sending a proxy binding update message, which includes said user identifier,
said PDN identifier and said PDN connection identifier, to a gateway at which a Policy and Charging Enforcement Function (PCEF)
resides; after receiving the proxy binding update message, said PCEF sending an indication message of IP Connectivity Access
Network (IP-CAN) session modification, which includes said user identifier, said PDN identifier and said PDN connection identifier,
to said home PCRF so as to modify said Gx session; and

after receiving said indication message of IP-CAN session modification, said home PCRF associating said Gx session with said
second subsession of said S9 session according to said user identifier, said PDN identifier and said PDN connection identifier;

wherein the method is able to implement policy and charging control for multiple PDN connections of the UE to one same Access
Point Name (APN) in the roaming scenario with BBERF relocation.

US Pat. No. 9,131,288

G.709 BASED MULTI-STAGES MULTIPLEXING ROUTING CONTROL METHOD AND GATEWAY NETWORK ELEMENT

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A G.709 based multi-stage multiplexing routing control method, comprising:
a gateway network element carrying a multi-stage multiplexing capability of the gateway network element in a link state advertisement
data packet, and advertising the multi-stage multiplexing capability of the gateway network element to a routing domain in
which the gateway network element is located or a path computation entity through a routing protocol, so as to implement multi-stage
multiplexing of an optical transport network through the gateway network element;

wherein the multi-stage multiplexing capability indicates capability of multi-stage multiplexing of an optical channel data
unit, which means the gateway network element supports at least two-stage multiplexing of the optical channel data unit (ODU),
at this moment ODUi could be mapped to ODUj and then the ODUj could be mapped to ODUk immediately on the gateway network element,
wherein the ODUi, ODUj and ODUk represent three different kinds of ODUs;

in the step of a gateway network element carrying a multi-stage multiplexing capability of the gateway network element in
a link state advertisement data packet,

a Multi Stages Multiplex Constraints Sub-Type Length Value (Sub-TLV) is added in a Top Level Type Length Value (TLV) of the
link state advertisement data packet of a link type, the multi-stage multiplexing capability of the gateway network element
is carried by using the Multi Stages Multiplex Constraints Sub-TLV, and the Multi Stages Multiplex Constraints Sub-TLV includes
a multi-stage multiplexing capability information field, wherein the multi-stage multiplexing capability information field
is configured to: indicate the supported specific multi-stage multiplexing capability;

in the step of advertising the multi-stage multiplexing capability of the gateway network element to a routing domain in which
the gateway network element is located or a path computation entity through a routing protocol,

the routing protocol is expanded, which makes the routing protocol support to carry the multi-stage multiplexing capability;
wherein, the multi-stage multiplexing capability information field includes M subfields, each subfield describes one multi-stage
multiplexing capability, each subfield includes a multi-stage multiplexing layer number information field and a multi-stage
multiplexing signal type information field, and the M means a number of supported multi-stage multiplexing capabilities, wherein:

the multi-stage multiplexing layer number information field is configured to: indicate a number of layers of the multi-stage
multiplexing;

the multi-stage multiplexing signal type information field is configured to: indicate each signal type of the multi stage
multiplexing.

US Pat. No. 9,119,183

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ALLOCATING BEARER RESOURCES

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for allocating bearer resources comprising:
a network side storing Evolved Packet System (EPS) bearer information corresponding to all currently activated EPS bearers
in advance, wherein the EPS bearer information including bearer identifiers, QoS Class Identifiers (QCIs), current bearer
states and priorities corresponding to the currently activated EPS bearers;

when the network side receives a bearer resource allocation request initiated by a user, and a count of currently activated
EPS bearers has reached or exceeded a set upper limit, the network side searching the currently activated EPS bearers according
to a QCI carried in the bearer resource allocation request;

when the network side does not find any EPS bearer corresponding to the QCI consistent with the QCI carried in the bearer
resource allocation request, the network side searching the EPS bearers according to a priority corresponding to the bearer
requested by the bearer resource allocation request;

when an EPS bearer with a priority lower than the priority corresponding to the bearer requested by the bearer resource allocation
request is found, the network side obtaining a current bearer state corresponding to the found EPS bearer from the EPS bearer
information corresponding to all the currently activated EPS bearers, and performing a proprietary bearer modification operation
on the found EPS bearer to respond to the bearer resource allocation request only when the obtained current bearer state is
the idle state.

US Pat. No. 9,118,208

CHARGER OF MOBILE TERMINAL AND MOBILE TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A charging device for a mobile terminal, comprising a motor for power generation, a drive module, a charge pump module,
a filtering and voltage regulation module and a control unit; wherein,
the drive module is connected with an input end of the motor and is configured to obtain swing kinetic energy of the mobile
terminal to drive the motor to work;

the charge pump module is connected with an output end of the motor and is configured to boost a voltage output by the motor;
the filtering and voltage regulation module, an input end of which is connected with the charge pump module, is configured
to perform direct current filtering and voltage regulation processing on a voltage output by the charge pump module, so as
to output a charging voltage matching with a rechargeable battery;

the control unit is connected with the filtering and voltage regulation module and is configured to accumulate charging current
so as to adapt to the rechargeable battery and to control a charging process;

wherein, the drive module comprises a gear set and a gravity hammer, and the gravity hammer is connected with the motor through
the gear set, so as to adjust rotation speed of the motor to make the motor output electric energy;

when the gravity hammer is a magnet, the drive module further comprises a vibration button, which is a common key of the mobile
terminal and is directly above the gravity hammer; and a second magnet whose magnetic pole is the same as that of the gravity
hammer is set right below the vibration button; so that, once the vibration button is pressed, the gravity hammer swings freely
to drive the gear to rotate.

US Pat. No. 9,113,365

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OFFLOADING INTERNET DATA IN ACCESS NETWORK

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for offloading Internet data in an access network, comprising:
judging, by an offloading device located on an IU interface between a access network and a core network, whether a Radio Access
Bearer (RAB) data flow needs offloading according to a value of a specific parameter in an RAB message; when the offloading
is needed, then performing Network Address Translation (NAT) and then transmitting offloaded data to the Internet by the offloading
device; and when the offloading is not needed, then transparently transmitting the RAB data flow to the core network by the
offloading device;

wherein the method further comprising a step of setting the specific parameter by the core network and obtaining the specific
parameter by the offloading device before offloading judgment, specifically:

a User Equipment (UE) initiates a Packet Switched (PS) service, the core network, when performing RAB assignment, sets the
value of the specific parameter according to user information and/or Packet Data Protocol (PDP) information; the core network
initiates an RAB establishment procedure at the IU interface between the access network and the core network, and the offloading
device obtains an RAB establishment message, parses and records the value of the specific parameter included in the RAB establishment
message; wherein the value of the specific parameter is set by a network element Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN) at the core
network, the RAB establishment procedure is initiated from the SGSN to a Radio Network Controller (RNC) at the access network;

wherein the value of the specific parameter comprises three value types, respectively indicating that offloading is necessary,
offloading is not allowed and offloading is performed dynamically; when the value of the specific parameter is a value indicating
that the offloading is performed dynamically, the offloading device dynamically judges whether a corresponding RAB needs offloading
according to a system load.

US Pat. No. 9,104,518

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL AND METHOD FOR SECURELY RUNNING INDUSTRY SOFTWARE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for securely running industry software, comprising:
storing industry software and data in an internal storage medium of a wireless communication terminal, wherein a User Interface
(UI) port of the wireless communication terminal comprises a UI-customized Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) instruction
processor, and the wireless communication terminal comprises a customized SCSI instruction processor in the wireless communication
terminal;

sending, by the UI port, a customized SCSI instruction from the UI-customized SCSI instruction processor to interact with
the customized SCSI processor in the wireless communication terminal, so as to load the industry software and the data into
a memory of a Personal Computer (PC) to run the industry software and the data in the memory of the PC; and

after the data are updated, sending, by the UI port, a customized SCSI instruction to write updated software and the updated
data back into the internal storage medium of the wireless communication terminal,

wherein the industry software and the data stored in the internal storage medium of the wireless communication terminal are
loaded from the internal storage medium of the wireless communication terminal into the PC to be run only when there is a
need to run the industry software, the running industry software calls and interacts with a network server so that the data
needing to be updated are written into a hidden partition of a card through a customized SCSI instruction.

US Pat. No. 9,087,093

METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING ELECTRONIC BOOKMARKS AND DEVICE THEREOF

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for implementing bookmarks of electronic book files, comprising:
detecting, by a file management unit in a terminal device, an operation on an electronic book file on the terminal device;
sending, by the file management unit to a bookmark management unit in the terminal device, a notification message notifying
change of the electronic book file, the notification message comprising a type of the operation on the electronic book file,
a file name of the electronic book file before the change, a file path of the electronic book file before the change, a file
name of the electronic book file after the change and a file path of the electronic book file after the change;

the bookmark management unit receiving the notification message and searching for a matched bookmark in a bookmark storage
unit in the terminal device according to the file name of the electronic book file before the change and the file path of
the electronic book file before the change in the notification message; and

when the matched bookmark is found, updating, by the bookmark management unit, a file path in the content of the matched bookmark
of the electronic book file, updating, by the bookmark management unit, a file name in the content of the matched bookmark
of the electronic book file or deleting, by the bookmark management unit, the matched bookmark of the electronic book file,
so as to update or delete the bookmark of the electronic book file in accordance with the change of the electronic book file.

US Pat. No. 9,081,794

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATICALLY RECOGNIZING OPERATING SYSTEM BY USB DEVICE

ZTE Corporation, (CN)

1. A method for automatically recognizing an operating system by a universal serial bus (USB) device, comprising:
determining whether an operating system string descriptor request sent by a host is received;
if the operating system string descriptor request is received, determining that the operating system of the host is a WINDOWS
operating system, wherein the USB device replies to the host with a response of the operating system string descriptor request,
and the host sends the operating system feature descriptor request to the USB device according to the response of the operating
system string descriptor request; and

if the operating system string descriptor request is not received, determining whether an operating system feature descriptor
request sent by the host is received; when the operating system feature descriptor request is received, determining that the
operating system of the host is a WINDOWS operating system; and when the operating system feature descriptor request is not
received, determining that the operating system of the host is a LINUX core operating system.

US Pat. No. 9,083,607

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROCESSING DATA CELL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for processing data cells, comprising:
configuring a unicast routing table and a multicast routing table, wherein, the unicast routing table includes a corresponding
relation between unicast destination addresses and port trunking groups (Trunks), and the multicast routing table includes
a corresponding relation between multicast group addresses and Trunks;

receiving data cells;
determining a corresponding Trunk according to a type of the data cell, if the data cell is a unicast cell, extracting a destination
address of the unicast cell, querying the unicast routing table, and obtaining a Trunk corresponding to the unicast cell;
and if the data cell is a multicast cell, extracting a multicast group address of the multicast cell, querying the multicast
routing table, and obtaining one or more Trunks corresponding to the multicast cell; and

selecting an output link from each determined Trunk according to a preset load balancing policy, and sending the data cells
through the selected output link;

wherein, selecting an output link from each corresponding Trunks according to a preset load balancing policy comprises:
(a) determining alternative ports from links to be selected according to the selection mask register, if an alternative port
is unique, selecting the alternative port as a final output port; if there exist more than one alternative ports, executing
step (b); and if there exists no alternative port, executing step (c);

(b) selecting the output port from the alternative ports according to the depth of the virtual output queue, if a port with
a minimum depth is unique, selecting an alternative port with the minimum depth as a final output port, and if the port with
the minimum depth is not unique, randomly selecting one of the alternative ports with the minimum depth as the final output
port;

(c) selecting output ports from the links to be selected according to the depth of the virtual output queue, if a port with
a minimum depth is unique, selecting the port with the minimum depth as a final output port, and if the port with the minimum
depth is not unique, randomly selecting one of the ports with the minimum depth as the final output port;

(d) flipping a mask corresponding to the final output port, and ending the flow.

US Pat. No. 9,077,430

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR TRANSMITTING RELAY DATA

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for transmitting relay data, which is applied in a Long Term Evolution (LTE) system comprising a relay node accessing
the LTE system in a role of a User Equipment (UE), the method comprising:
the relay node or a relay Serving Gateway (S-GW) multiplexing a radio access bearer service of a plurality of terminals to
obtain the relay radio access bearer service to be bore; and

wherein the relay radio access bearer service between the relay node and the relay S-GW is bore by a relay radio access bearer,
the relay node or the relay S-GW receiving and demultiplexing the received relay radio access bearer service;
wherein the relay radio access bearer is a bearer connecting the Relay Node and the S-GW, and comprises a radio bearer between
the Relay Node and an eNB and an S1 bearer between the eNB and the S-GW;

wherein the relay node or the relay S-GW makes the user plane protocol address of tunneling protocol allocated to the radio
bearer of the radio access bearer service, to be used as the identifier for multiplexing and/or demultiplexing; or, the relay
node or the relay S-GW makes the identifier allocated to each radio access bearer to be used as the identifier for multiplexing
and/or demultiplexing; or, the relay node or the relay S-GW makes the tunnel endpoint identifier allocated to the radio bearer
of the radio access bearer service to be used as the identifier for multiplexing and/or demultiplexing.

US Pat. No. 9,063,812

DRIVER INSTALLATION METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TERMINAL DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for installing a driver of a terminal device, comprising:
calling a driver installation program;
setting the driver installation program to directly search for a driver program in a local machine, wherein setting the driver
installation program to directly search for a driver program in a local machine comprises:

opening a driver query sub-key in a registry by using a registry opening function;
obtaining a key value of a first registry searching and matching driver mode and a key value of a second registry searching
and matching driver mode in the driver query sub-key through a registry key value obtaining function; and

judging whether both the key value of the first registry searching and matching driver mode and the key value of the second
registry searching and matching driver mode are equal to 1, if yes, then closing the registry by using a registry closing
function, if no, then setting both the key value of the first registry searching and matching driver mode and the key value
of the second registry searching and matching driver mode as 1 by using a registry key value setting function, and then closing
the registry by using the registry closing function;

searching for the driver program in the local machine through the driver installation program; and
installing a searched-out driver program.

US Pat. No. 9,049,110

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COORDINATING THE SYSTEM ROBUSTNESS

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for coordinating system robustness, comprising:
a system robustness detecting and coordinating device receiving the state data of a system, and judging the type of the state-related
data received to determine whether the state-related data received is a performance-related data or a fault-related data;

when the type of the state-related data received is determined as a performance-related data, the system robustness detecting
and coordinating device analyzing the performance-related data to determine whether an automatic adjustment is needed to be
performed; when the type of the state-related data received is determined as a fault-related data, the system robustness detecting
and coordinating device invoking an automatic repairing device to analyze the fault-related data received to determine whether
an automatic adjustment is needed to be performed;

under the circumstance that an analysis result of the system robustness detecting and coordinating device or the automatic
repairing device is that an automatic adjustment is needed to be performed, judging the type of the automatic adjustment which
is needed to be performed, and invoking a corresponding module to perform adjustment;

wherein the type of automatic adjustment comprises: automatic configuration processing and automatic optimization processing;
wherein under the circumstance that an analysis result of the system robustness detecting and coordinating device or the automatic
repairing device to the state-related data is that the automatic configuration processing is needed to be performed, an automatic
configuration device is invoked to perform the automatic configuration processing;

wherein after the automatic repairing device analyzes the fault-related data, the analysis result is firstly returned to the
system robustness detecting and coordinating device, and then the automatic configuration device is initiated by the system
robustness detecting and coordinating device;

wherein the step of performing the automatic configuration processing comprises performing parameter adjustment or execute
resetting.

US Pat. No. 10,440,763

M2M NODE DELETION AND REGISTRATION METHOD, M2M NODE AND STORAGE MEDIUM

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A method performed by a first Machine to Machine (M2M) node for deleting and registering a M2M node, comprising:a receiving step: receiving a node deletion request for a second M2M node;
a responding step: in response to the node deletion request, deleting a node resource of the second M2M node, and storing data on a physical resource corresponding to the second M2M node,
the physical resource corresponding to the second M2M node comprising at least one of an Application Entity (AE) resource or a Common Service Entity (CSE) resource;
receiving a registration request for a third M2M node, the registration request comprising a node identifier, the registration request further comprising a physical identifier, and the physical identifier comprising at least one of an Application Entity (AE) identifier or a Common Service Entity (CSE) identifier;
allocating a node resource for the third M2M node according to the node identifier;
querying, according to the physical identifier, whether data associated with the physical identifier is stored, and if the data associated with the physical identifier is stored, storing the data associated with the physical identifier in a first physical resource corresponding to the physical identifier;
or querying, according to the physical identifier, whether a physical resource associated with the physical identifier is stored, and if the physical resource associated with the physical identifier is stored, storing an address of the node resource for the third M2M node as an attribute of the physical resource associated with the physical identifier;
wherein, after the responding step, the method further comprises a timing step, the timing step comprising:
initiating a timer to time a reserving duration;
when a new node resource address is added into an attribute of the physical resource corresponding to the second M2M node, stopping timing of the timer, and otherwise, continuing timing until the timer expires; and
after the timer expires, deleting the physical resource corresponding to the second M2M node.

US Pat. No. 10,405,363

D2D MODE B DISCOVERY SECURITY METHOD, TERMINAL AND SYSTEM, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A security method for D2D mode B discovery, comprising:an active terminal calculating a query message integrity protection code, MIC, sending a ProSe query code, the query MIC, and a time calibration value, to a passive terminal;
the active terminal receiving a ProSe response code and a response MIC which are sent back from the passive terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,292,162

METHOD FOR SELECTING USER SERVICE MODE, METHOD FOR SENDING PILOT INFORMATION, AND APPARATUSES, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A user service mode selection method in a case of 3D beams, comprising:comparing a total number of users to be served with a total number of schedulers;
selecting a single-user service mode for each user when the total number of the users to be served is smaller than the total number of schedulers;
selecting J user groups meeting a preset condition to adopt a multi-user service mode when the total number of the users to be served is not smaller than the total number of schedulers, wherein each user group comprises two users to be served who perform downlink communication by using a same time-frequency resource, J is an integer greater than 1, and 2J is an integer not greater than the total number of the users to be served, wherein
in the single-user service mode, one time-frequency resource corresponds to only one beam configured for communication; and
in the multi-user service mode, one time-frequency resource corresponds to at least two beams configured for communication through spatial division multiplexing.

US Pat. No. 10,291,430

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR MANAGING TRILL NETWORK USING THREE-LAYER NETWORK MANAGER

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for managing a Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL) network by a layer-3 network manager, comprising:associating a target Routing Bridge (RB) in the TRILL network with an interface of a layer-3 Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN); notifying, by the target RB, the layer-3 VLAN as a participant VLAN of the target RB, and calculating and issuing a broadcast decapsulation flag for the layer-3 VLAN, wherein the participant VLAN is used for all RBs in the TRILL network according to the participant VLAN calculating and generating a unicast encapsulation table, a broadcast encapsulation table and a broadcast forwarding table for reaching the target RB; wherein the broadcast encapsulation table is configured to encapsulate a layer-2 Ethernet frame into a TRILL broadcast data message; the unicast encapsulation table is arranged to encapsulate a layer-2 Ethernet frame into a TRILL unicast data message; the broadcast forwarding table is configured to forward a TRILL broadcast data message; the unicast forwarding table is arranged to forward a TRILL unicast data message;
receiving, by an ingress RB in the TRILL network, an Ethernet frame which is sent by the layer-3 network manager and carries the layer-3 VLAN and Media Access Control (MAC) information of the interface of the layer-3 VLAN; encapsulating, by the ingress RB, the Ethernet frame into a first TRILL data message according to the unicast encapsulation table or the broadcast encapsulation table, and forwarding the first TRILL data message to the target RB according to an acquired unicast forwarding table or the broadcast forwarding table;
receiving, by the target RB, the first TRILL data message forwarded according to the broadcast forwarding table, determining, by the target RB, that the received first TRILL data message is a broadcast data message and the first TRILL data message is received from a VLAN having the broadcast decapsulation flag of the target RB, and decapsulating the first TRILL data message to obtain the Ethernet frame according to the broadcast decapsulation flag; or, receiving, by the target RB, the first TRILL data message forwarded according to the unicast forwarding table, and decapsulating the first TRILL message to obtain the Ethernet frame.

US Pat. No. 10,097,407

METHOD, EQUIPMENT, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR SENDING DEVICE DETECTION SIGNAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for sending device discovery signals, the method comprising:acquiring configuration information indicating discovery resources for device discovery;
determining discovery resource elements for sending the device discovery signals in a discovery resource period indicated by the configuration information, wherein the discovery resource elements are obtained by dividing radio resources in the discovery resource period in a manner of time division multiplexing and/or frequency division multiplexing; and
sending the device discovery signals in the discovery resource elements; wherein determining one discovery resource element at most for sending the device discovery signals in a discovery resource period indicated by the configuration information comprises:
establishing a mapping relationship of the discovery resource elements between adjacent discovery resource periods; and
determining at most one discovery resource element for sending the device discovery signals in a current discovery resource period according to positions of discovery resource elements which send the device discovery signals in a preceding discovery resource period of the current discovery resource period and the mapping relationship.

US Pat. No. 10,090,579

ANTENNA, ANTENNA CONTROL METHOD, AND MOBILE TERMINAL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. An antenna, comprising: a base plate, a controlling apparatus and a driving apparatus; wherein M*N microcell units are provided on the base plate, each of the microcell units is in communication with neighbouring microcell units, and liquid metal is provided in the multiple microcell units; and the driving apparatus is connected with the controlling apparatus and the base plate respectively, wherein,the controlling apparatus generates a control signal according to one of pre-stored control matrixes, and sends the control signal to the driving apparatus; elements of the one of the control matrixes correspond to the microcell units on the base plate in a one-to-one manner to control whether the liquid metal is kept in the corresponding microcell units;
the driving apparatus drives, according to the control signal sent by the controlling apparatus, the liquid metal in the microcell units to flow in the microcell units, wherein a metal body formed by the liquid metal serves as the antenna of a terminal application component;
wherein the pre-stored control matrixes of the controlling apparatus include the control matrix in which multiple terminal application components simultaneously occupy the base plate when working simultaneously and the control matrix in which each terminal application component exclusively occupies the base plate when working alone;
wherein the control matrix in which the multiple terminal application components simultaneously occupy the base plate when working simultaneously is obtained through the following steps: selecting, aiming at the structure of a mobile terminal, an antenna space for each terminal application component in the mobile terminal, designing an antenna shape in each selected antenna space, optimizing the antenna shape, and calculating, according to the antenna shape of each selected terminal application component, the control matrix which is obtained by arranging the antennae of all the selected terminal application components in the base plate, wherein at least one row of microcell units not filled with the liquid metal is between the antennae; the control matrix in which each terminal application component exclusively occupies the base plate when working alone is obtained through the following steps: aiming at the structure of the mobile terminal, allocating all the antenna spaces of the mobile terminal to one terminal application component, designing an antenna shape of the terminal application component, and calculating, according to the antenna shape of the terminal application component, the control matrix which is obtained by only arranging the antenna of the terminal application component in the base plate.

US Pat. No. 10,085,229

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRIGGERING MTC DEVICE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for triggering a Machine Type Communication (MTC) device, comprising:sending, by a Machine Type Communication (MTC) server, a Bootstrapping Server Function (BSF) entity a request message that comprises information on a Generic Bootstrapping Architecture Push (GBA-PUSH) Information (GPI) request and information on a triggering request of triggering an MTC device, when the MTC device is not connected to the MTC server;
generating, by the BSF through a GPI request processing flow, GPI, wherein the GPI comprises the following: a version of the GPI, random number (RAND) in Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) Authentication and Key Agreement (AKA), Authentication token (AUTN) or AUTN(*), an identifier for Universal Integrated Circuit Card (UICC) application to use, an indicator for use of Mobile Equipment (ME)-based GBA (GBA_ME) or GBA with UICC-based enhancements (GBA_U), a concatenation of Network Application Function (NAF) Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) and a reference point Ua security protocol Identifier (Id), a requested NAF-Key life time, a NAF Security Association (SA) identifier, and a message authentication code over the GPI;
and adding, by the BSF, parametric information of a triggering instruction of triggering the MTC device in the GPI according to the information on the triggering request; and sending, by the BSF, the GPI that comprises the parametric information of the triggering instruction to the MTC server; wherein the parametric information of the triggering instruction comprises a Trigger Indication;
sending, by the MTC server, the GPI that comprises the parametric information of the triggering instruction to the MTC device to be triggered;
storing, by the MTC device, the GPI and subscriber-related information of the MTC device into a SA; and
triggering the MTC device according to the Trigger Indication in the received GPI;
the method further comprising: after the triggering the MTC device, returning, by the MTC device, a triggering response to the MTC server, and establishing, by the MTC device, a secure connection with the MTC server according to the SA.

US Pat. No. 10,051,443

TRUNKING COMMUNICATION SERVICE PROCESSING METHOD, CORE NETWORK DEVICE, UE AND STORAGE MEDIUM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for processing trunking communication service, comprising:a user equipment receiving a trunking communication service request message sent by a trunking core network device, wherein the trunking communication service request message comprises a service type identifier; and
the user equipment determining whether to receive the trunking communication service according to the service type identifier;
wherein the service type identifier comprises a service identifier corresponding to a non-call service; and
correspondingly, the user equipment determining whether to receive the trunking communication service according to the service type identifier comprises:
the user equipment keeping a current group call service in progress and receiving the non-call service.

US Pat. No. 10,051,563

ADAPTIVE AND POWER-CONTROLLABLE WIFI ADJUSTING METHOD AND DEVICE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. An adaptive power controllable WIFI adjusting method, comprising the following steps that are suitable for a WIFI mobile terminal to execute:determining a WIFI adjustment object and an adjustment target value by detecting a wireless configuration information status, an application scenario status, a signal strength status, and a user interaction configuration status;
obtaining a current value of the WIFI adjustment object by detecting the WIFI adjustment object;
comparing the adjustment target value with the current value, and coupling back a comparison result;
performing an initial adjustment and a fine adjustment on the WIFI adjustment object according to the coupled-back comparison result, making a value of the adjustment object obtained after the adjustments consistent with the adjustment target value through precise adjustment, calibration and correction;
wherein, the step of making a value of the adjustment object obtained after the adjustments consistent with the adjustment target value through precise adjustment, calibration and correction comprises:
performing the precise adjustment, calibration and correction on the current value of the WIFI adjustment object obtained after the fine adjustment to compare with the adjustment target value, and obtaining a comparison result;
if the comparison result is inconsistency, obtaining an adjustment path and an adjustment amplitude of the adjustment object according to empirical model parameters to perform a voltage signal control adjustment, and making the value of the adjustment object obtained after the adjustment consistent with the adjustment target value.

US Pat. No. 10,044,284

SYNCHRONOUS RECTIFIER DRIVING METHOD, SYNCHRONOUS RECTIFIER CIRCUIT AND SWITCHING POWER SUPPLY

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A synchronous rectifier driving method, used for driving a rectifier in a synchronous rectifier circuit, wherein the synchronous rectifier driving method comprises: detecting an output current in a secondary winding of a transformer unit, and generating a first driving signal according to the output current, wherein the method comprises:obtaining a protection signal according to a voltage signal of the secondary winding of the transformer unit in a synchronous rectifier circuit;
correcting the first driving signal by using the obtained protection signal to obtain a second driving signal; and
driving a rectifier in the synchronous rectifier circuit according to the second driving signal; wherein said obtaining a protection signal according to a voltage signal of the secondary winding of the transformer unit comprises:
detecting a first voltage and a second voltage at two ends of the secondary winding of the transformer unit and obtaining the protection signal according to a comparison result of the first voltage and the second voltage.

US Pat. No. 10,031,572

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROCESSING CORE OF PROCESSOR, AND TERMINAL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for processing a core of a processor, comprising:acquiring a current utilization rate of the processor; and
processing the number of currently-running cores of the processor according to the acquired utilization rate;
wherein processing the number of the currently-running cores of the processor according to the acquired utilization rate comprises:
determining a predetermined corresponding relationship between a utilization rate and the number of running cores of the processor;
determining the corresponding number of the currently-running cores of the processor according to the predetermined corresponding relationship, wherein the corresponding number of the currently-running cores of the processor corresponds to the acquired utilization rate according to the predetermined corresponding relationship; and
opening or closing a core of the processor according to the determined corresponding number of the currently-running cores of the processor;
wherein determining the predetermined corresponding relationship between the utilization rate and the number of the running cores of the processor comprises:
determining the number of divided areas of a utilization rate of the processor according to the number of cores of the processor; and
determining the number of running cores, corresponding to each divided area, of the processor.

US Pat. No. 10,021,663

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR REALIZING DATA TRANSMISSION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for realizing data transmission, comprising:when a starting condition of a timer of a packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) of a data receiving side is satisfied, starting the timer of the PDCP of the data receiving side, and receiving and reordering data within a duration of the timer; and
when a stopping condition of the timer of the PDCP of the data receiving side is satisfied, stopping the timer, and delivering to an upper layer the reordered data that has been processed; wherein
the duration of the timer is related to a radio link control (RLC) mode of an offloading bearer;
wherein the duration of the timer being related to the RLC mode of the offloading bearer comprises:
when the offloading bearer is an offloading bearer mapped to an RLC acknowledged mode (AM), a duration value of the timer being a sum of an average delay of interfaces of a master eNB and a secondary eNB, a maximum allowed delay of an RLC automatic repeat request (ARQ), a maximum delay of a media access control layer (MAC) ARQ, a scheduling delay, and a delay related to interfaces of the master eNB and the secondary eNB; or
when the offloading bearer is an offloading bearer mapped to an RLC unacknowledged mode (UM), a duration value of the timer being a sum of an average delay of interfaces of a master eNB and a secondary eNB, a maximum delay of a MAC ARQ, a scheduling delay and a delay related to interfaces of the master eNB and the secondary eNB.

US Pat. No. 9,961,665

GPS SIGNAL ACQUISITION METHOD AND DISTRIBUTED BASE STATION

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A method for acquiring a Global Positioning System, GPS, signal, comprising:receiving a GPS signal via a GPS receiving module on a Radio Remote Unit, RRU, of a distributed base station, wherein the GPS signal comprises a clock signal and location information;
transmitting, by the RRU, the received clock signal and location information to a Building Base band Unit, BBU, of the distributed base station; and
computing, by the BBU, to obtain an optimal clock provided for all devices of the distributed base station to use according to the received clock signal, and storing the received location information;
establishing, by the BBU, a device location information database according to the location information, wherein the device location information database is used for inquiring the location information of all devices of the distributed base station according to the location information; and
establishing, by the BBU, a GPS inquiry database according to the clock information fed back by the RRU and a specification of the GPS receiving module used by the RRU, wherein the GPS inquiry database is used for judging a performance of the GPS receiving module according to the specification of the GPS receiving module used by the RRU and the clock information fed back by the RRU.

US Pat. No. 9,960,949

PERSONAL AREA NETWORK MANAGEMENT METHOD AND PERSONAL AREA NETWORK SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A Personal Area Network (PN) management method, comprising:setting one piece of PN equipment in the PN as a PN manager for managing the PN; and
managing the PN by the PN manager;
wherein managing the PN by the PN manager comprises: deleting the PN manager itself; wherein deleting the PN manager itself comprises:
transmitting, by PN equipment serving as the PN manager, a manager deletion request to a PN gateway;
forwarding, by the PN gateway, the manager deletion request to a PN server;
deleting, by the PN server, the PN manager of the PN, and returning a response to the PN gateway;
forwarding, by the PN gateway, the response to the PN equipment; and
transmitting, by the PN gateway, a notice to other PN equipment belonging to the PN to notify the other PN equipment that the PN manager has been deleted;
wherein the PN includes the PN equipment serving as the PN manager, the PN gateway, the PN server and the other PN equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,936,609

MOBILE TERMINAL HEAT DISSIPATION MECHANISM AND TERMINAL HAVING SAME

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A heat dissipation mechanism of a mobile terminal, comprising:a shell provided with at least one heat dissipation window and a moving part connected with the shell, wherein the moving part is used for opening or closing the at least one heat dissipation window;
wherein one end of the moving part is a part made of bendable flexible material, and the other end of the moving part is a part made of hard material, the one end of the moving part is configured to connect with a rotatable Universal Serial Bus (USB) plug of the mobile terminal.

US Pat. No. 9,924,423

DIFFERENT FREQUENCY MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION METHOD AND APPARATUS OF CLUSTER ANSWERING USER

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for different-frequency measurement and evaluation, comprising:
acquiring a public network signal evaluation threshold value and a signal threshold adjustment value, wherein the signal threshold
adjustment value is for adjusting an evaluation threshold;

performing different-frequency measurement on cells and saving a result of the different-frequency measurement; and
evaluating the saved result of the different-frequency measurement using the acquired public network signal evaluation threshold
value and the acquired signal threshold adjustment value;

wherein performing the different-frequency measurement on cells and saving the result of the different-frequency measurement
comprises:

determining whether information of a blacklist cell which is not supported by a cluster network is detected by checking the
cells;

performing different-frequency measurement on cells except the blacklist cell using the acquired information of the blacklist
cell and saving a result of the different-frequency measurement when the information of the blacklist cell which is not supported
by the cluster network is detected; and

performing different-frequency measurement on all the cells and saving a result of the different-frequency measurement when
no information of a blacklist cell which is not supported by the cluster network is detected.

US Pat. No. 9,918,353

802.1X ACCESS SESSION KEEPALIVE METHOD, DEVICE, AND SYSTEM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for keeping an 802.1X access session alive, comprising:
determining, by an authenticating node, a Keeplive period of the authenticating node for an 802.1X client according to one
of a recommended Keeplive period carried in an Extensible Authentication Protocol over Local Area Network (EAPOL)-Start-Announcement
request or an announcement request and sent by the 802.1X client, a local Keeplive period configured locally at the authenticating
node, and an authorized Keeplive period carried in an access-granted message and sent by an authenticating server for the
802.1X client;

sending, by the authenticating node, according to the Keeplive period of the authenticating node EAPOL-Keeplive request to
the 802.1X client while the 802.1X client is connected to a network for determining whether the 802.1X client loses connection
to the network abnormally;

determining, by the authenticating node, that the 802.1X client loses connection to the network abnormally, when the authenticating
node does not receive, within a predetermined period of time at the authenticating node, a Keeplive response sent by the 802.1X
client in response to the EAPOL-Keeplive request sent by the authenticating node to the 802.1X client;

determining, by the authenticating node, that the 802.1X client is connected to the network, when the authenticating node
receives, within the predetermined period of time at the authenticating node, the Keeplive response sent by the 802.1X client
in response to the EAPOL-Keeplive request sent by the authenticating node to the 802.1X client;

before sending, by the authenticating node to the 802.1X client, or by the 802.1X client to the authenticating node, the EAPOL-Keeplive
request receiving, by the authenticating node, the EAPOL-Start-Announcement request sent by the 802.1X client and sending
to the 802.1X client an EAPOL-EAP-Request-Identity message:

receiving, by the authenticating node, an EAPOL-EAP-Response-Identity message sent by the 802.1X client in response to the
EAPOL-EAP-Request-Identity message, packing, by the authenticating node, the EAPOL-EAP-Response-Identity message into an Access-Request,
and sending, by the authenticating node, the Access-Request to the authenticating server;

determining, by the authenticating server with the 802.1X client through the authenticating node, an authentication mode according
to the Access-Request, and authenticating, by the authenticating server, the 802.1X client according to the authentication
mode; and

packing, by the authenticating server, an authentication-succeeds result into an access-granted message, or an authentication-fails
result into an access-refused message, and sending, by the authenticating server, the access-granted or access-refused message
to the authenticating node, wherein during access authentication of the 802.1X client, when the EAPOL-Start-Announcement request
sent by the 802.1X client does not comprise the recommended Keeplive period, packing, by the 802.1X client, the recommended
Keeplive period into the announcement request, and sending, by the 802.1X client, the announcement request to the authenticating
node, such that the authenticating node determines the Keeplive period of the authenticating node.

US Pat. No. 9,918,354

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING SERVICE OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for processing a service of wireless communications, comprising:
receiving, by a network side, a request message which is sent by a terminal and used for creating a service;
notifying, by the network side, the terminal to delay the creation of the service after determining that the terminal is in
a handover process; and

receiving, by the network side, the request message which is resent by the terminal and creating the service, after the handover
process is completed.

US Pat. No. 9,887,776

LIGHT DIMMING METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ALLEVIATING INTER-FRAME FLICKER

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A light dimming method for alleviating inter-frame flicker, comprising:
calculating an average luminance value (Avgdata) when a sender sends physical frames;

judging whether inter-frame flicker is generated when the sender sends data or not according to a ratio of Avgdata to an average luminance value (Avglight) in an illumination state; and
if the inter-frame flicker is generated when the sender sends the data, inserting, by the sender, a dimming frame in an idle
pattern, wherein the dimming frame is used for compensating for a luminance difference between Avgdata and Avglight;
wherein judging whether the inter-frame flicker is generated when the sender sends the data according to the ratio of Avgdata to Avglight comprises:

judging whether the following formula is true or not according to Avgdata and Avglight:


where K is a constant; and
when the formula is not true, determining that the inter-frame flicker is generated when the sender sends the data.

US Pat. No. 9,872,311

METHOD, BASE STATION, AND TERMINAL FOR NOTIFYING AND RECEIVING DOWNLINK DEMODULATION PILOT FREQUENCY CONTROL SIGNALING

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for notifying downlink demodulation pilot control signaling, comprising:
a base station side notifying a user equipment (UE) of an index of a virtual signaling group or index of a port offset signaling
group used when the base station side generates a downlink pilot sequence or maps the generated downlink pilot sequence through
at least one of following information:

a UE-specific or common high layer signaling;
antenna indication information of a downlink grant control information (DL_Grant);
new data indication information in a disable transport block (TB) signaling in the DL_Grant;
scrambling indication information in the DL_Grant;
an aggregation level of the DL_Grant in a UE-specific or common search space;
a relative position, in the UE-specific or common search space, of a first control channel element of the DL_Grant in the
UE-specific or common search space;

a subframe number where the DL_Grant is located in the UE-specific or common search space; and
a system frame number where the DL_Grant is located in the UE-specific or common search space; wherein:
a virtual signaling parameter set in the virtual signaling group comprises one or more virtual identities (ID) or virtual
scrambling indication information.

US Pat. No. 9,749,452

CONTACT PERSON DISPLAY PROCESSING METHOD AND MOBILE TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for processing contact person display, comprising:
a mobile terminal setting a calculation formula for contact weights of contact persons according to communication information
parameters, and configuring a plurality of contact weight ranges and corresponding display modes thereof;

the mobile terminal storing communication information of each contact person;
the mobile terminal reading the communication information at regular intervals, and calculating the contact weight of each
contact person according to the calculation formula;

the mobile terminal looking for a display mode corresponding to a contact weight range to which the calculated contact weight
belongs, and displaying a corresponding contact person according to the corresponding display mode;

wherein the calculation formula is:
X=?A·KTK?+??·KT·K?+?B·K?+?B·K?+?C·K?+?C·K?
wherein, X is the contact weight of the contact person, K? is a correspondence coefficient between communication time and a current time interval, KT is a call duration related coefficient, A is an outgoing call related coefficient, ? is an incoming call related coefficient, B is a sending short message related coefficient, B is a receiving short message related coefficient, C is a sending mail related coefficient, and C is a receiving mail related coefficient.

US Pat. No. 9,772,946

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROCESSING DATA

ZTE Corporation, (CN)

1. A method for processing data, comprising:
after receiving data input by a data bus, according to a destination indication of the data and a valid bit field indication
of the data, writing the data input by the data bus into an uplink side shared cache; wherein the uplink side shared cache
consists of N pieces of random access memory (RAM) with a specified bit width, and each piece of RAM is logically divided
into Y RAM segments; wherein N is an integer equal to or greater than 1 and Y is an integer equal to or greater than 1; the
RAM segments in a same column correspond to a same channel, and are called a RAM segment column; wherein the RAM segments
in a same column comprise all RAM segments having a same RAM segment number in each of the N pieces of RAM, the destination
indication of the data indicates a number of the channel for which the current data is destined; the valid bit field indication
of the data indicates a number of how many portions in the current data from the upper bit are valid; wherein the number of
how many portions in the current data refers to bow many units in the current data, wherein one unit comprises a definite
bit width data and the definite bit width is same as the specified bit width of the RAM piece;

polling respective RAM segments in respective RAM pieces in the uplink side shared cache according to a fixed order in every
polling cycle, and if a RAM segment currently being polled is not empty and a corresponding output channel can receive data,
then reading out the data in the RAM segment currently being polled and outputting the data to the corresponding channel.

US Pat. No. 9,766,904

METHOD FOR DYNAMICALLY MODIFYING APPLICATION STARTUP ICON, MESSAGE SENDING METHOD AND TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for dynamically modifying an application startup icon, wherein the method comprises:
a terminal obtaining a command from a server, parsing the command to obtain an application package name, a new icon path,
and a text description on a new icon;

the terminal creating a new icon according to the new icon path and the text description;
the terminal using the new icon to create a startup icon of an application corresponding to the application package name on
a home screen; and

the terminal achieving a function of regularly flipping a tile by alternately replacing the startup icon.
US Pat. No. 9,736,824

METHOD, BASE STATION, AND TERMINAL FOR FEEDING BACK CHANNEL STATE INFORMATION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for feeding back channel state information, comprising:
a base station notifying a terminal of transmission resources used for transmitting a plurality of Channel State Information
(CSIs) or a plurality of colliding CSIs or of priorities between a plurality of CSIs or a plurality of colliding CSIs,

wherein, the base station notifies the terminal by at least one of the following ways:
a terminal dedicated high layer signaling, a physical downlink control signaling and a preset rule,
wherein, the step of a base station notifying a terminal of transmission resources used for transmitting colliding CSIs comprises:
the base station configuring PUSCH resources used for transmitting colliding CSIs through the terminal dedicated high layer
signaling, and indicating the terminal to: on subframes with CSI collision, if no aperiodic triggered feedback and no PUSCH
transmission exist, feed back all or part of the colliding CSIs through the PUSCH resources; and if the aperiodic triggered
feedback and the PUSCH transmission exist, transmit aperiodic triggered CSIs or all or part of the colliding CSIs or CSIs
with a highest priority according to aperiodic triggering and PUSCH transmission resources,

or,
wherein, the step of a base station notifying a terminal of transmission resources used for transmitting colliding CSIs comprises:
the base station configuring a plurality of sets of PUSCH resources used for transmitting colliding CSIs through the terminal
dedicated high layer signaling, and indicating the terminal to:

on subframes with CSI collision, if no aperiodic triggered feedback and no PUSCH transmission exist, feed back all or part
of the colliding CSIs through one set of the plurality of sets of PUSCH resources; and when the aperiodic triggered feedback
or the PUSCH transmission exist, transmit aperiodic triggered CSIs or all or part of the colliding CSIs or CSIs with the highest
priority according to aperiodic triggering and PUSCH transmission resources.

US Pat. No. 9,760,201

OPERATION CONTROL METHOD FOR TOUCHSCREEN TERMINAL, AND MOBILE TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. An operation control method for a touchscreen terminal, comprising:
a mobile terminal entering into an operation type locked state in a specified condition;
prohibiting any response if the mobile terminal detects a preset prohibited type of operation;
responding if the mobile terminal detects a preset allowed type of operation comprising double clicking and screen dragging;
and

automatically releasing the operation type locked state after responding to the preset allowed type of operation;
wherein, wherein the specified condition comprises: the mobile terminal being in an incoming call or in a call,
if the mobile terminal is in the incoming call or in the call, and the mobile terminal is not in the operation type locked
state, displaying an icon as “Operation Locking” which makes the mobile terminal to enter into the operation type locked state
when being operated;

if the mobile terminal is in the operation type locked state during a voice call, displaying an icon as “unlocking” which
makes the mobile terminal unlocked when being operated.

US Pat. No. 9,729,256

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ISSUING AND ACQUIRING INFORMATION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for issuing information comprising establishing an ad hoc network including an information issuing node and a
client node, the method further comprising:
when a user to which the information issuing node is attributive desires to issue information, storing, by the information
issuing node, information issued by the user, broadcasting the information issued by the user to the ad hoc network and notifying
all other nodes of the ad hoc network to update information of the information issuing node;

wherein the method further comprises:
when a new information issuing node is added into the ad hoc network, acquiring and storing, by the new information issuing
node, information issued by users to which all information issuing nodes of the ad hoc network are attributive through transmitting
an information acquisition request to a node connected therewith in the ad hoc network;

wherein the acquiring, by the new information issuing node, information issued by users to which all information issuing nodes
of the ad hoc network are attributive through transmitting an information acquisition request to a node connected therewith
in the ad hoc network comprises:

transmitting, by the new information issuing node, an information acquisition request to a node connected therewith in the
ad hoc network, returning, by a node receiving the information acquisition request, information stored therein to the new
information issuing node, and after determining that the information stored therein is part of the information issued by users
to which all information issuing nodes of the ad hoc network are attributive, modifying a scope of information desired to
be acquired in the received information acquisition request and forwarding the modified information acquisition request to
a next node directly connected therewith;

determining, by the next node, whether itself stores all information desired by the received information acquisition request
according to a scope of information desired to be acquired in the received information acquisition request, after determining
itself stores part of information desired by the received information acquisition request, returning to the new information
issuing node part of information desired by the received information acquisition request and stored therein through forwarding
by a routing node, modifying the scope of information desired to be acquired in the received information acquisition request
and forwarding the modified information acquisition request to a further next node directly connected therewith, and so on
until the new information issuing node acquires the information issued by users to which all information issuing nodes of
the ad hoc network are attributive; and

comparing, by the new information issuing node, ID numbers and issuing time of all received information so as to obtain newest
information issued by users to which all information issuing nodes of the ad hoc network are attributive.

US Pat. No. 9,730,079

JOINT POSITIONING METHOD AND DEVICE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A joint positioning device for a terminal comprising:
a memory storing executable instructions; and
a processor configured to be capable of executing the stored executable instructions to perform steps of:
after the terminal receives a positioning request, selecting a primary positioning sub device implementing a primary positioning
mode and an auxiliary positioning sub device implementing an auxiliary positioning mode according to a communication scenario
or a predetermined setting from multiple positioning sub devices;

wherein the primary positioning sub device and the auxiliary positioning sub device are configured to implement respectively
a positioning operation and output respective positioning results of the terminal;

comparing the positioning results of the primary positioning sub device and the auxiliary positioning sub device, selecting
an optimal positioning result from the positioning results and sending the optimal positioning result and/or positioning results
other than the optimal positioning result to the primary positioning sub device instead of the auxiliary positioning sub device,
such that the primary positioning sub device aggregates the optimal positioning result and/or positioning results other than
the optimal positioning result; and

reporting, as final positioning results of the terminal, the optimal positioning result and/or positioning results other than
the optimal positioning result aggregated by the primary positioning sub device to a server or the terminal,

wherein the processor is further configured to be capable of executing the stored programming instructions to perform the
step of:

determining the primary positioning mode according to the communication scenario or the predetermined setting, selecting from
the multiple positioning sub devices a positioning sub device implementing the primary positioning mode as the primary positioning
sub device and selecting positioning sub devices implementing positioning modes other than the primary positioning mode as
the auxiliary positioning sub device.

US Pat. No. 9,728,830

DIELECTRIC RESONATOR AND FILTER INCLUDING A DIELECTRIC COLUMN SECURED TO A HOUSING USING MULTIPLE INSULATING FIXED MODULES

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

8. A dielectric filter, characterized in that the dielectric filter comprises one or more connected dielectric resonators,
wherein the dielectric resonator comprising a respective dielectric resonant column, a metal cavity, a sealing cover plate
and a respective tuning screw, wherein the respective dielectric resonant column is located in the metal cavity, the sealing
cover plate is located on an upper end face of the metal cavity, and the respective tuning screw is located on the sealing
cover plate, and the one or more dielectric resonators each further comprises multiple insulating fixed modules located between
the lower end face of the sealing cover plate and the upper end face of the respective dielectric resonant column, the lower
end face of the sealing cover plate presses above each of the insulating fixed modules and the upper end face of the respective
dielectric resonant column supports corresponding ones of the insulating fixed modules, a pressure is formed between the sealing
cover plate and the respective dielectric resonant column, so that the dielectric resonant column is fixed at the bottom of
the metal cavity.

US Pat. No. 9,729,355

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR REMOTE MANAGEMENT OF TERMINAL PERIPHERAL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A remote management method for a terminal peripheral, comprising:
forwarding, by a Machine-to-Machine/Man (M2M) gateway, data sent from the terminal peripheral to an M2M application or an
M2M service platform;

sending, by the M2M application or the M2M service platform, a remote management operation to the terminal peripheral through
the M2M gateway according to the data forwarded by the M2M gateway; and

processing, by the M2M gateway, the remote management operation according to remote management operation execution information
fed back by the terminal peripheral, and reporting a remote management result to the M2M application or the M2M service platform;

wherein the step of processing the remote management operation according to remote management operation execution information
fed back by the terminal peripheral and reporting a remote management result to the M2M application or the M2M service platform
by the M2M gateway, comprises:

containing, by the operation execution information, an identifier of the terminal peripheral, an execution success indicator
and a state value after terminal peripheral is subjected to the remote management operation, or an execution failure indicator
and a failure reason value;

when the operation execution information contains the execution success indicator, locally removing, by the M2M gateway, the
remote management operation of the terminal peripheral corresponding to the identifier of the terminal peripheral in the operation
execution information, recording the state value in the operation execution information, and reporting successful execution
of the remote management to the M2M application or the M2M service platform;

when the operation execution information contains the execution failure indicator, re-sending, by the M2M gateway, the remote
management operation of the terminal peripheral corresponding to the identifier of the terminal peripheral in the local operation
execution information according to a preset re-sending time; and when the remote management operation expires or has reached
the preset re-sending time, locally removing, by the M2M gateway, the remote management operation of the terminal peripheral
corresponding to the identifier of the terminal peripheral in the operation execution information, recording the failure reason
value in the operation execution information, and reporting unsuccessful execution of the remote management to the M2M application
or the M2M service platform.

US Pat. No. 9,713,042

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR NOTIFYING ATTRIBUTE OF IP ADDRESS AND SGW

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for notifying an attribute of an Internet Protocol (IP) address, comprising:
when a new Serving Gateway (SGW) is taken as a User Equipment's (UE's) SGW, notifying the new SGW of an attribute of the UE's
IP address,

wherein the notifying comprises at least one of the following:
passing, by a mobility management unit, the attribute of the UE's IP address to the new SGW in a session establishment request
message after the new SGW is taken as the UE's SGW; or

passing, by a Packet Data Network Gateway (PGW), the attribute of the UE's IP address to the new SGW, after the UE moves and
the new SGW is taken as the UE's SGW;

wherein the attribute of the UE's IP address comprises a dynamic-IP-address attribute and a static-IP-address attribute.

US Pat. No. 9,713,058

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ACHIEVING DEVICE-TO-DEVICE COMMUNICATIONS

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for achieving device-to-device D2D communication, comprising: a controlling user side requesting a network side
for coordinating current D2D communication resources;
the network side determining a new D2D communication resource according to current D2D communication demand information and
D2D candidate resource information of a controlled user side; and

using the new D2D communication resource to achieve the D2D communication between a controlling user and a controlled user;
wherein

the following is further comprised before the method: a base station of a cell where the controlling user is located at the
controlling user side allocating channel resources occupied by the D2D communication, wherein a channel resource shortage
exists; and

the channel resource shortage comprises: a mutual interference between other users within the cell where the controlling user
is located and the controlling user, and/or expense settlement of the controlling user;

the request for coordinating the current D2D communication resources carries demand information for achieving the current
D2D communication, comprising: information of the controlled user in the current D2D communication, and traffic and quality
of service of the D2D communication;

the D2D candidate resource information at least comprises: a candidate resource that is spare and available for D2D multiplexing;
said determining the new D2D communication resource comprises:
judging whether the D2D candidate resource meets current D2D communication demands, and if the D2D candidate resource meets
the current D2D communication demands, determining the D2D candidate resource as the new D2D communication resource.

US Pat. No. 9,713,079

MOBILE TERMINAL AND METHOD FOR MOBILE TERMINAL TO SELECT NETWORK

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for a mobile terminal to select a network, comprising:
acquiring shared network configuration information set in advance and determining, according to the shared network configuration
information, whether a home network of a local SIM card is a shared network;

when the home network of the local SIM card is a shared network, then selecting, from all shared networks, an optimal shared
network and implementing a registration operation of the optimal shared network;

wherein the shared network configuration information comprises: an identity (ID) of each shared network and network capability
information of each shared network;

wherein network capability of a shared network is a maximum capability which the shared network supports, and the network
capability of the shared network is indicated by an integer, wherein the greater the value of the integer is, the stronger
the network capability is, and the higher a theoretical download rate it supports; wherein the network capability comprises:
High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA), High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA), High Speed Packet Access Plus (HSPA+),
Dual Carrier High Speed Packet Access Plus (DC-HSPA+) and Long Term Evolution (LTE);

wherein the step of selecting from all shared networks an optimal shared network comprises:
determining whether a network capability of each shared network of all shared network is consistent with each other;
when it is determined that the network capability of each shared network of all shared networks is not consistent with each
other, then selecting from all shared networks a shared network having a strongest network capability as the optimal shared
network.

US Pat. No. 9,713,106

METHOD, BASE STATION AND COMPUTER STORAGE MEDIUM FOR IMPLEMENTING INNER LOOP AND CLOSED LOOP POWER CONTROL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for implementing inner loop and closed loop power control, comprising:
judging whether a User Equipment (UE) is in a soft handover status;
when the UE is in the soft handover status, sending, by a cell which belongs to a Radio Link Set (RLS) different from that
of a serving cell of the UE, a fixed power control instruction to instruct the UE to increase transmission power.

US Pat. No. 9,713,017

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING RADIO LINK FAILURE REASON

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for determining a Radio Link Failure (RLF) reason, wherein an RLF occurs to a User Equipment (UE) located in a
first Evolved Node B (eNB), the UE successfully establishes a Radio Resource Connection (RRC) with a second eNB, and the method
comprises:
the UE sending RLF information to the first eNB, wherein the RLF information comprises at least one of: ambient signal quality
information recorded by the UE when the RRC is established successfully, location information of the UE when the RLF occurs,
and location information of the UE when the RRC is successfully established; wherein the RLF information is used for identifying
the issue of coverage holes when the RLF occurs, the location information of the UE when the RLF occurs or the RRC is successfully
established is represented by longitude, latitude and elevation; and

the first eNB determining the RLF reason according to the RLF information;
wherein the UE sending the RLF information to the first eNB comprises: the UE reporting the RLF information to the second
eNB; and the second eNB sending the RLF information to the first eNB via an X2 interface; or the UE reporting the RLF information
to the second eNB; the second eNB sending the RLF information to a core network via an S1 interface; and the core network
sending the RLF information to the first eNB via an S1 interface;

wherein the first eNB determining the RLF reason according to the RLF information comprises:
the first eNB judging whether signal quality of a cell, which is recorded when the RLF occurs and is carried in the RLF information,
is less than a preset threshold, wherein the cell comprises at least one of: a serving cell where the UE is located and neighbor
cells; and if the signal quality is less than the preset threshold, the first eNB determining that the RLF reason is that
the coverage hole exists in the cell;

wherein the first eNB supports the following function: after determining that the RLF reason is that the coverage hole exists
in the cell, adjusting parameters which are used for affecting cell coverage in the cell which has the coverage hole;

wherein the first eNB judging whether the signal quality of the serving cell or the neighbor cells, which is recorded when
the RLF occurs and is carried in the RLF information, is less than the preset threshold further comprises: determining that
the RLF reason is that the coverage hole exists in the cell, if the cell of which the signal quality is less than the preset
threshold exists; and calculating size and location of the coverage hole in the cell of which the signal quality is less than
the preset threshold, according to a cell coverage model, a signal attenuation model, the location information of the UE when
the RLF occurs, and the location information of the UE when the RRC is established successfully.

US Pat. No. 9,661,273

VIDEO CONFERENCE DISPLAY METHOD AND DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A video conference display method, comprising:
a Management Control Unit (MCU) obtaining a stereoscopic video source of a conference site where a first terminal device in
a video conference is located; and

the MCU sending the stereoscopic video source to one or more other terminal devices, except the first terminal device, in
the video conference to trigger the one or more other terminal devices perform the non-screen displaying of the stereoscopic
video source in the conference site where the one or more other terminal devices are located according to at least one predetermined
position, wherein the stereoscopic video source is used by the one or more other terminal devices for non-screen displaying
of the conference site where the first terminal device is located in one or more conference sites where the one or more other
terminal devices are located.

US Pat. No. 9,692,574

METHODS AND DEVICES FOR DETECTING CONTROL SIGNALING AND IMPLEMENTING CONTROL SIGNALING DETECTION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for detecting control signaling, comprising:
detecting, by a terminal, control signaling in K enhanced Physical Downlink Control channel (ePDCCH) resource sets in a subframe,
wherein K is an integer greater or equal to 1,

detecting a number of ePDCCHs by the terminal in Set i of the K ePDCCH resource sets wherein the number of ePDCCH resource
sets is X(i), i is an integer, and 0 and the first type of parameter at least comprises a value of K or comprises the value of K and an index i of the K ePDCCH
resource sets,

and
wherein the first type of parameter comprises at least one of
a subframe type,
an encoding rate corresponding to a Downlink Control Information Format (DCI Format) in the subframe,
a number of Resource Elements (RE) which are capable of transmitting the ePDCCHs in a Physical Resource Block (PRB) pair in
the subframe, or

a number of REs which are capable of transmitting the ePDCCHs in an eCCE in the subframe.

US Pat. No. 9,660,925

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPLEMENTING SCHEDULING IN PING PROCESS

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for implementing scheduling in a Packet Internet Grope (Ping) process, comprising:
learning about, by a Media Access Control (MAC) layer of an Evolved Node B (eNB), traffic of User Equipment (UE), determining
whether the UE is carrying out Ping according to a learning result, determining a period of sending a data packet by the UE
when the MAC layer determines that the UE is carrying out Ping, and carrying out pre-scheduling according to the period;

setting statuses learned in the learning period as a status array; and
determining whether to carry out pre-scheduling in a later learning period according to a learning result in a previous learning
period;

wherein a time length of the learning is w * ? and is taken as a learning period, where ? is learning times in the learning
period, and w is a duration of each learning.

US Pat. No. 9,686,683

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SECURE TRANSMISSION OF SMALL DATA OF MTC DEVICE GROUP

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A secure Small Data Transmission (SDT) method for a Machine Type Communication (MTC) device group, comprising a process
of generating, by an MTC device and an MTC Interworking Function (MTC-IWF), a shared key KIWF on the basis of a Generic Bootstrapping Architecture (GBA) key agreement process:
sending, by the MTC device, to a Bootstrapping Server Function (BSF), an initialization request carrying MTC device identification
information and MTC device group identification information;

after receiving the initialization request from the MTC device, sending, by the BSF, to a Home Subscriber Server (HSS), a
retrieval request carrying the MTC device identification information, MTC device SDT capability information and the MTC device
group identification information;

determining, by the HSS, whether the MTC device belongs to the MTC device group or not according to the MTC device identification
information and the MTC device group identification information;

when determining that the MTC device belongs to the MTC device;
group, determining, by the HSS, whether the MTC device has a small data sending and receiving capability or not;
when determining that the MTC device belongs to the MTC device group and has the small data sending and receiving capability,
sending, by the HSS, user security configuration information and an Authentication and Key Agreement (AKA) authentication
vector generated on the basis of an MTC device group key to the BSF; and

performing, by the BSF, AKA authentication with the MTC device according to the received AKA authentication vector; and
after the AKA authentication between the BSF and the MTC device succeeds, generating, by the MTC device and the BSF, a root
key Ks; and generating, by the MTC device, the BSF and the MTC-IWF, KIWF on the basis of the root key Ks in the GBA key agreement process;

wherein the method further comprises:
after at least one MTC device in the MTC device group creates a shared key KIWF, in a GBA key agreement process between a further MTC device and the MTC-IWF:

performing, by the BSF, AKA vector authentication with the further MTC device according to a recently adopted authentication
vector corresponding to the MTC device group identifier after determining that there is KIWF being used according to the MTC device group identification information and the user security configuration information, and
after authentication succeeds, generating, by the further MTC device and the BSF, a root key Ks; and

generating, by the further MTC device, the BSF and the MTC-IWF, KIWF on the basis of the root key Ks in the GBA key agreement process.

US Pat. No. 9,686,799

USER EQUIPMENT AND METHOD FOR MATCHING INTERFERENCE CHANNEL CODEWORD IN INTER-CELL MULTI-AERIAL COORDINATED SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A method for matching an interference channel codeword in an inter-cell multi-antenna coordinated system, comprising:
a user equipment obtaining a signal to interference plus noise ratio (SINR), or obtaining a SINR and a signal to noise ratio
(SNR), and comparing the SINR or the SINR and SNR, with a preset threshold, generating coordinated multi-point transmission/reception
(COMP) policy information according to a comparison result, and transmitting the COMP policy information to a base station;
wherein

the method further comprises: using a first mark to carry the COMP policy information;
the step of comparing the SINR or the SINR and SNR with the preset threshold and generating the COMP policy information according
to the comparison result comprises:

if the SINR is greater than a first threshold, a value of the first mark being a first assigned value, to indicate that the
user equipment can respond to cooperation requests of other base stations;

if the SINR is less than or equal to the first threshold and greater than a second threshold, then the value of the first
mark being a second assigned value, to indicate that the user equipment will not participate in cooperation of other base
stations when other base stations are not requested to cooperate; if the user equipment requests other base stations to cooperate,
then the user equipment being able to respond to the cooperation requests of other base stations; and

if the SINR is less than or equal to the second threshold, then comparing the SNR with a sixth threshold; if the SNR is greater
than the sixth threshold, then the value of the first mark being a third assigned value, to indicate that the user equipment
can participate in the cooperation; if the SNR is less than or equal to the sixth threshold, then the value of the first mark
being a fourth assigned value, to indicate that the user equipment does not participate in the cooperation.

US Pat. No. 9,674,866

SUBFRAME SCHEDULING METHOD AND SYSTEM, NETWORK DEVICE AND TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A subframe scheduling method, comprising:
configuring, by a network side, a transmission mode, wherein the transmission mode comprises at least a multi-subframe scheduling
transmission way; and

selecting, by the network, a corresponding control information format according to the transmission mode, transmitting Downlink
Control Information (DCI) corresponding to the control information format, and then performing subframe scheduling according
to the DCI,

wherein the multi-subframe scheduling transmission way comprises: all data packets carried by each subframe of multiple subframes
being new data packets, all the data packets carried by each subframe of the multiple subframes being retransmitted data packets,
all the data packets carried by each subframe of the multiple subframes being retransmitted data packets and each subframe
of the multiple subframes transmitting a same data packet, wherein

when all data packets carried by each subframe of multiple subframes are new data packets, each new data packet is configured
by using a scheduling configuration parameter in the DCI;

when all the data packets carried by each subframe of the multiple subframes are retransmitted data packets, each retransmitted
data packet is configured by using the scheduling configuration parameter in the DCI;

when the multiple subframes carry a mixture of new data packets and retransmitted data packets, the new data packets are configured
by using the scheduling configuration parameter in the DCI, and the retransmitted data packets are configured by using a scheduling
configuration parameter during a previous scheduling or a scheduling configuration parameter during an initial scheduling;

when each subframe of the multiple subframes transmits a same data packet, the same data packet is configured by using the
scheduling configuration parameter in the DCI,

wherein the DCI comprises at least one or more of: carrier indicator, resource block indicator, modulation and coding level,
power control indicator, group number information of a Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARQ) process number, and state information
of a scheduled subframe;

wherein the state information of the scheduled subframe represents that the scheduled subframe transmits the new data packets
or the scheduled subframe transmits the retransmitted data packets; or, the state information of scheduled subframe represents
that the scheduled subframe transmits the new data packets or the scheduled subframe transmits the retransmitted data packets
or does not transmit data packets.

US Pat. No. 9,673,902

VISIBLE LIGHT COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A visible light communication system, comprising: at least one of a Full Functional Device (FFD) and a visible light communication
light source, and a Reduced Functional Device (RED), wherein
the visible light communication light source, configured to send a visible light signal carrying data information;
the RFD, configured to communicate with the FFD and/or the visible light communication light source, and receive the visible
light signal and demodulate the received visible light signal to recover the data information, wherein during the same duration,
the RFD receives the light signal sent by one visible light communication light source or by one FFD; and

the FFD, configured to implement the following functions: the function of the visible light communication light source, the
function of the RFD, and a forwarding function for forwarding the received visible light signal.

US Pat. No. 9,667,375

CHANNEL ESTABLISHMENT METHOD AND DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, Nanshan...

1. A channel establishment method, comprising:
establishing a signal channel between a third node and a fourth node, wherein the third node is a source node of the signal
channel, the fourth node is a destination node of the signal channel, and the signal channel passes a frequency slot matrix
of one or more intermediate nodes between the third node and the fourth node and a traffic engineering link between any two
nodes; and

allocating frequency spectrum to the signal channel from available frequency spectrum of the traffic engineering link, wherein
the frequency spectrum allocated comprises a plurality of split frequency spectrums which bear one optical channel and each
of which contains a plurality of optical carriers or only contains a single optical carrier.

US Pat. No. 9,668,176

METHOD FOR SELECTING SHUNT GATEWAY AND CONTROLLER

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for selecting a shunt gateway, comprising:
allocating, by a controller, an Anycast address of Serving Gateways (S-GWs) for a user equipment, and sending the Anycast
address to all of the S-GWs; sending the Anycast address to a radio-side network element via a Mobility Management Entity
(MME); and

when the controller receives a Packet_In message and a first uplink data packet from the user equipment sent by an S-GW, selecting,
by the controller, the S-GW as an S-GW for the user equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,634,872

MULTIMODE RECEIVER AND RECEIVING METHOD THEREFOR

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A multi-mode receiver, comprising an antenna, an antenna switch, one or more receiving circuit front ends in parallel,
a protocol detecting device, an In-phase/Quadrature I/Q demodulator, and a baseband unit, the antenna being connected to one
end of the antenna switch, the other end of the antenna switch being connected to an input of the protocol detecting device,
a first output of the protocol detecting device being connected to an input of the I/Q demodulator, a second output of the
protocol detecting device being connected to an input of the baseband unit, the other end of the antenna switch further being
connected to input of the one or more receiving circuit front ends, the input of the I/Q demodulator further being connected
to output of the one or more receiving circuit front ends, wherein
the antenna is configured for: receiving a signal sent by a base station BS, and transferring the signal sent by the BS to
the antenna switch, the signal sent by the BS being in a mode and in a frequency band;

the antenna switch is configured for: receiving the signal received by the antenna, forwarding the signal received by the
antenna to a receiving circuit front end of the one or more receiving circuit front ends that corresponds to the frequency
band of the signal received by the antenna, and sending the signal received by the antenna to the protocol detecting device;

each of the one or more receiving circuit front ends is configured for: receiving the signal received by the antenna forwarded
by the antenna switch, performing frequency conversion on the signal received by the antenna, and sending the down-converted
signal to the I/Q demodulator, the frequency conversion comprising filtering, amplification, down-conversion, Intermediate-Frequency
IF filtering, and IF amplification;

the protocol detecting device is configured for: receiving and detecting the signal received by the antenna; determining,
according to synchronization information of the signal-sending BS side, the mode of the signal received by the antenna; selecting,
according to the determined mode of the signal received by the antenna, a transmission mode for transmitting a demodulated
signal and a decoding mode for decoding the demodulated signal; informing the I/Q demodulator of the selected transmission
mode; informing the baseband unit of the selected decoding mode;

the I/Q demodulator is configured for: receiving and demodulating the down-converted signal; sending the demodulated signal
to the baseband unit according to the transmission mode selected by the protocol detecting device; and

the baseband unit is configured for: decoding the demodulated signal in the decoding mode selected by the protocol detecting
device.

US Pat. No. 9,622,072

COMMUNICATION METHOD, METHOD FOR FORWARDING DATA MESSAGE DURING THE COMMUNICATION PROCESS AND COMMUNICATION NODE THEREOF

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A communication method applied to an access identifier and location separation network, comprising:
an access service node establishing, for each accessed terminal, a binding relationship between a first identifier of the
terminal and a transmitting-receiving link; and

when receiving a data message sent from the terminal on the transmitting-receiving link, if a source address of the data message
is a second identifier of the terminal, the access service node converting the source address to the first identifier of the
terminal according to the binding relationship and then sending the data message to a backbone network for forwarding;

wherein the first identifier is an access identifier of the terminal, the second identifier is a private network IP address
of the terminal, the access identifier of the terminal comprises the private network IP address of the terminal, and prefix/suffix
information, the prefix/suffix information is a constant or variable determined based on the access identifier and location
separation network.

US Pat. No. 9,596,043

QUALITY PREDICTION METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PHYSICAL DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL OF LONG TERM EVOLUTION SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A quality prediction method for a physical downlink control channel of a long term evolution system, comprising:
a base station determining target user equipment (UE) requiring physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) quality prediction,
and receiving information reported by the target UE;

the base station determining a prediction index of the target UE according to the reported information, wherein the prediction
index is a signal to interference plus noise ratio (SINR) of the control channel or an equivalent reception level RPPDCCH of the control channel;

the base station determining PDCCH quality of the target UE according to the SINR or the RPPDCCH;

wherein the base station determining the target UE requiring the PDCCH quality prediction and receiving the information reported
by the target UE comprise: the base station locking the target UE in a target cell and receiving the reported information
which is obtained by the target UE through measurement, wherein the reported information comprises: reference signal received
power (RSRP) of a plurality of cells; and

wherein the base station determining the SINR of the control channel of the target UE according to the reported information
comprises: the base station dividing the RSRP of the plurality of cells into RSRP measurement of a serving cell RSRPs, RSRP measurement of an X-class co-channel interference adjacent cell RSRPx, and RSRP measurement of a Y-class co-channel interference adjacent cell RSRPy, wherein a resource element (RE) pattern occupied by a cell reference signal (Cell RS) of the X-class co-channel interference
adjacent cell is identical with an RE pattern occupied by a Cell RS of a target cell, and the RE pattern occupied by a Cell
RS of the Y-class co-channel interference adjacent cell is different from the RE pattern occupied by the Cell RS of the target
cell;

the base station determining an actual power offset Ks of the PDCCH of the target UE relative to the Cell RS, an average power
offset Kx of the PDCCH of the X-class co-channel interference adjacent cell relative to the Cell RS and an average power offset
Ky of the PDCCH of the Y-class co-channel interference adjacent cell relative to the Cell RS;

and the base station determining the SINR according to the following formula:
where ? is a ratio of REs occupied by the Cell RS to all interference source REs of the Y-class co-channel interference adjacent cell which are located in a control channel region, N is an additive white
noise, LoadCCH is an average load on the control channel of strong interfering cells, and KCCE is a polymerization degree compensation factor and is adjusted according to demodulation performance of different polymerization
degrees.

US Pat. No. 9,585,117

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROMPT OF SIGNAL COVERAGE HOLE IN ADVANCE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for prompting a signal blind area in advance, applied to a mobile terminal, comprising:
locating the mobile terminal, and acquiring current location information of the mobile terminal;
determining distances between a current location of the mobile terminal and locations of various blind area boundary points
recorded in a blind area list; and

when one or more of the distances are less than or equal to a preset first blind area distance threshold, sending a prompt
of approaching the signal blind area to a user;

the method further comprising: deleting blind area boundary point location information from the blind area list; wherein
the step of deleting the blind area boundary point location information from the blind area list comprises:
when detecting that intensity of a wireless signal currently received by the mobile terminal is greater than or equal to a
preset blind area signal intensity threshold, and distances between the current location of the mobile terminal and locations
of one or more blind area boundary points recorded in the blind area list are less than or equal to a preset second blind
area distance threshold, deleting records of blind area boundary points with distances between the blind area boundary points
and the current location of the mobile terminal being less than or equal to the preset second blind area distance threshold
from the blind area list;

wherein the second blind area distance threshold is less than the first blind area distance threshold.

US Pat. No. 9,578,287

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR TELECONFERENCE INFORMATION INSERTION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for teleconference information insertion, comprising:
acquiring, via a Multipoint Control Unit of a conference system, a valid insertion content according to a stored insertion
content after a conference insertion request is detected, wherein the conference system comprises a plurality of conference
terminals and an insertion component; and

switching, via the Multipoint Control Unit, a real-time content of a conference to the valid insertion content.

US Pat. No. 9,564,976

BLIND EQUALIZATION OF DUAL SUBCARRIER OFDM SIGNALS

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for recovering data from a two-subcarrier orthogonal frequency division multiplexed (OFDM) signal in which each
subcarrier is modulated using a 16 Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAM) constellation, comprising:
receiving the two-subcarrier OFDM signal;
converting the two-subcarrier OFDM signal into a time domain 49 QAM signal; and
performing blind equalization of the time domain 49 QAM signal using a cascaded multi-modulus algorithm (CMMA) to recover
the data.

US Pat. No. 9,560,634

GROUP RESOURCE ALLOCATION METHOD

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A group resource allocation method, comprising:
grouping user-side equipments by a user resource management device according to a service type or a Modulation and Coding
Scheme (MCS) of the user-side equipments; and

performing an initialization description or an update and maintenance description for the grouped group or groups via a group
message and describing resource allocation information of the user-side equipments in each group via the group message, by
a user resource management device, to realize a group resource allocation;

wherein the group message comprises control information of more than one groups; the control information indicates the number
of groups that are being initialized and the number of groups that are being maintained, and describes a group initialization
message of the groups that are being initialized and a group maintenance message of the groups that are being maintained;
the group initialization message and the group maintenance message correspond to a same message type index and are both sent
in a unicast service control channel;

wherein the step of performing an initialization description for each group by a user resource management device according
to a group message comprises initializing each group via the group initialization message; the group initialization message
describes the basic information of each group and the resource allocation information of the user-side equipments in each
group; the basic information includes: a group identifier, a MCS of a group, the number of the user-side equipments in a group,
and a user terminal identifiers of the user-side equipments in a group.

US Pat. No. 9,538,524

PHYSICAL DOWNLINK SHARED CHANNEL TRANSMISSION METHOD AND SYSTEM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A physical downlink shared channel transmission method, comprising:
determining, by a network side, transmission parameters of a Physical Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH), according to a relevant
transmission mode of a DM-RS and relevant information of a scheduled UE or according to the relevant information of the scheduled
UE, wherein the transmission parameters include one or more of: a resource mapping approach of the PDSCH, a downlink DM-RS
antenna port in use, and a Scrambling Code Identity (SCID) and a scrambling code initialized value X desired when a downlink
DM-RS port sequence is initialized; wherein the scrambling initialized value X takes an integer between 0 and 503; and

transmitting data, by the network side, according to the determined transmission parameters of the PDSCH;
wherein the relevant information of the scheduled UE comprises one or more of: a DM-RS antenna port used by an enhanced Physical
Downlink Control Channel (ePDCCH) to schedule the UE, a subframe type of subframes occupied by the UE, a subframe index of
the subframes occupied by the UE, a cell ID of a cell where the UE is located, an index to scheduled PDSCH physical resource
blocks (PRBs) of the UE, a Cell Radio Network Temporary Identifier (C-RNTI) assigned to the UE, an ID of the UE (UE ID) and
a UE-specific offset parameter;

wherein antenna parameters used by a PDSCH of the scheduled UE are implicitly determined using different types of subframes,
the antenna parameters comprise a DM-RS antenna port, an SCID or a scrambling code initialized value X desired when a DM-RS
port sequence is initialized, and the different types of subframes comprise one or more of: a subframe corresponding to a
case in which a newly added TDD special subframe configuration uses a normal cyclic prefix; a subframe corresponding to a
case in which the newly added TDD special subframe configuration uses an extended cyclic prefix, a subframe corresponding
to configurations other than the newly added TDD special subframe configuration, an MBSFN subframe or an ordinary subframe;

or, wherein antenna parameters used by a PDSCH scheduled by DCI Format 1A are implicitly determined using antenna parameters
corresponding to the ePDCCH when the UE is scheduled, the antenna parameters comprise a DM-RS antenna port, an SCID or a scrambling
code initialized value X desired when a DM-RS port sequence is initialized.

US Pat. No. 9,537,636

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ALLOCATING RESOURCES TO CARRIER RESPONSE INFORMATION

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A method for allocating resources to multi-carrier response information feedback, wherein, the number of carriers is greater
than 2,
when Transmit Power Control (TPC) command in Downlink Control Information (DCI) of various secondary component carriers in
carrier aggregation is different, Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) resources allocated to response information feedback
of the secondary component carriers are higher layer configuration PUCCH resources designated by TPC command in the DCI which
triggers data services in the secondary component carriers;

when the TPC command in the DCI of various secondary component carriers is the same, a PUCCH resource corresponding to a first
secondary component carrier, referred to as nPUCCH,1(1), is a higher layer configuration PUCCH resource designated by a TPC command in the DCI which triggers a data service in the
first secondary component carrier;

when the number of secondary component carriers is 2, a PUCCH resource corresponding to a second secondary component carrier
is nPUCCH,2(1)=?nPUCCH,1(1)+1*c?;

when the number of secondary component carriers is 3, a PUCCH resource corresponding to a third secondary component carrier
is nPUCCH,3(1)=?nPUCCH,1(1)2*c?; and

when the number of secondary component carriers is 4, a PUCCH resource corresponding to a fourth secondary component carrier
is nPUCCH,4(1)=?nPUCCH,1(1)+3c?,

wherein, c is a resource location adjustment factor, which is a positive integer, and ? ? represents rounding up to an integer.

US Pat. No. 9,537,980

WIRELESS DATA TERMINAL AND IPV4/IPV6 DUAL STACK SUPPORT METHOD THEREFOR

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for a wireless data terminal to support an Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4)/Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)
dual stack, comprising:
mapping, by the wireless data terminal, a Modem port and a Network Driver Interface Specification (NDIS) port at a user terminal;
and

receiving, by the wireless data terminal, a network connection instruction, initiating a Packet Data Protocol (PDP) context
activation request to a network which a user expects to connect, and establishing a network connection according to the mapped
port after the network successfully responds to the PDP context activation request;

wherein the network connection comprises an IPv4/IPv6 dual stack network connection, and then the establishing the network
connection according the mapped port comprises: establishing a data transmission channel from the Modem port mapped at the
user terminal to an IPv4 network side port, and establishing a data transmission channel from the NDIS port mapped at the
user terminal to an IPv6 network side port when the received instruction is an IPv4/IPv6 dual stack network connection instruction.

US Pat. No. 9,521,594

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR NOTIFYING HANDOVER FAILURE INDICATION INFORMATION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for feeding back RLF-inducing handover information, comprising:
switching, by a source base station, a user equipment (LIE) from a source cell to a target cell; upon occurrence of a radio
link failure (RLF) in the target cell, receiving, by the source base station, from the LIE a radio resource control (RRC)
re-establishment request message to re\-establish RRC in the source cell managed by the source base station;

determining, by the source base station, according to RLF information in the RRC re\-establishment request message, information
about the target cell in which the RLF has occurred; and

sending, by the source base station, the RLF information to the target base station managing the target cell; and
upon determining that the handover of the LIE to the target cell is premature, feeding, by the target base station, back to
the source base station initiating the handover information indicating that the handover is premature,

wherein the target base station determines that the handover of the LIE to the target cell is premature by determining that
time elapsed since the completion of the handover till the occurrence of the RLF is less than a set threshold, a premature
handover being defined as one after which an RLF occurs in the target cell within the set threshold and the LIE selects to
return to the source cell for RRC re-establishment, and

wherein the RLF information comprises information on an ID of the source cell and wherein the target base station searches
for the cause for a last handover of the LIE.

US Pat. No. 9,503,369

NICKNAME AND TRANSPARENT INTERCONNECTION OF LOTS OF LINKS (TRILL) PACKET PROCESSING METHOD AND APPARATUS

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A nickname processing method, comprising:
a routing bridge (RB) in a transparent interconnection of lots of links (TRILL) network allocating a nickname to a terminal
attached to the RB, the nickname being used for forwarding a packet in the TRILL network;

and the RB sending the allocated nickname to the terminal, the terminal encapsulating, according to the nickname, a TRILL
packet which uses a fine grained label to distinguish a multi-tenant service.

US Pat. No. 9,503,938

HANDOVER METHOD AND SYSTEM BASED ON COGNITIVE TECHNOLOGY

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A handover method based on a cognitive technology, wherein at least two working areas including a primary working area
and a secondary working area, a Radio Resource Management (RRM) and a Handover Controller (HOC) are both configured in a user
equipment and in a base station, and the method comprises:
after receiving a handover request, according to radio environments, the primary working area of the base station making a
handover negotiation with a neighboring base station or with a neighboring base station and the user equipment requesting
handover, determining a Radio Access Technology (RAT) and communication parameters satisfying the handover request according
to sensed and unused spectrum resource, and

sending the determined communication parameters and communication software corresponding to the RAT to the secondary working
area of the base station and the secondary working area of the user equipment;

the secondary working area of the base station and the secondary working area of the user equipment installing the communication
software corresponding to the RAT and configuring the communication parameters, and notifying the RRM of the BS after the
configuration is finished; and

instructing the HOC of the base station and the HOC of the user equipment by the RRM of the base station to activate the respective
secondary working areas, and to perform a handover according to the communication parameters configured by the secondary working
area.

US Pat. No. 9,503,230

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IMPLEMENTING SYNCHRONOUS PARALLEL TRANSMISSION OVER MULTIPLE CHANNELS

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for implementing synchronous parallel transmission over multiple channels, comprising:
accessing, by a transmitting end and a receiving end, a Network on Chip (NoC) through a transmitting port and a receiving
port on the NoC, wherein the transmitting port and the receiving port serve for simultaneous parallel data transmission;

transmitting, by the transmitting end, data to the transmitting port of the NoC; encoding, by the transmitting port, the received
data into a bipolar data symbol, and modulating the bipolar data symbol using a Walsh code; and mixing, by the NoC, symbols
modulated by all transmitting ports by synchronously summing over the symbols modulated by all the transmitting ports, and
transmitting a mixed signal to each receiving port via a bus of the NoC in parallel synchronously;

demodulating, by a receiving port, received mixed data to obtain the bipolar data symbol according to a Walsh code of the
receiving port, decoding the bipolar data symbol, and transmitting the decoded data to a receiving end,

wherein when transmitting data, a transmitting end transmits N-bit wide binary data to a port modulator of the NoC; and a
receiving port receives N-bit wide binary data from a receiving end;

the port modulator includes K code channel modulators; and outputs of the K code channel modulators of the port modulator
are merged and then connected to a bus within the NoC via a port merger;

the signal from a bus of the NoC is transmitted in parallel to K code channel demodulators of a port demodulator of the NoC,
and data demodulated by the K code channel demodulators are synthesized into one stream of data by parallel-to-serial conversion,

wherein each of the code channel modulators converts the N-bit data from a transmitting end into an (N+1)-bit bipolar data
symbol through an encoder, and modulates the (N+1)-bit bipolar data symbol by a given bipolar Walsh code, such that the modulation
turns each bit of the bipolar data symbol into L chips; and then Q chips of the L chips are transmitted in parallel.

US Pat. No. 9,479,296

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR HYBRID AUTOMATIC REPEAT REQUEST OF DYNAMIC FRAME STRUCTURE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARQ) of a dynamic frame structure, comprising:
determining, by a system device, that a predefined sub-frame of a current frame contains Downlink Control Information (DCI)
indicating a frame structure;

selecting, in all Time Division Duplexing (TDD) LTE frame structures, a corresponding HARQ timing for each data sub-frame
between the predefined sub-frame of the current frame and the predefined sub-frame of a next frame; and

receiving or sending a HARQ feedback according to the selected HARQ timing;
wherein the step of selecting the corresponding HARQ timing for each data sub-frame between the predefined sub-frame of the
current frame and the predefined sub-frame of the next frame comprises:

for each data sub-frame between the predefined sub-frame of the current frame and the predefined sub-frame of the next frame:
when an evolved Node B (eNB) sends data in a downlink data sub-frame, searching, in a TDD LTE frame structure table, downlink
data sub-frames having the same number as that of the downlink data sub-frame sending the data from all frame structures,
selecting, in the searched downlink data sub-frames, the downlink data sub-frame having a maximum control channel resolution
of a HARQ timing, and taking a HARQ timing of a frame structure in which the selected downlink data sub-frame is located as
the HARQ timing of the downlink data sub-frame being currently sending the data; or

when the eNB receives the data in an uplink data sub-frame, searching, in the TDD LTE frame structure table, uplink data sub-frames
having the same number as that of the uplink data sub-frame receiving the data from all frame structures, selecting, in the
searched uplink data sub-frames, the uplink data sub-frame having the maximum control channel resolution of the HARQ timing,
taking the HARQ timing of the frame structure in which the selected uplink data sub-frame is located as the HARQ timing of
the uplink data sub-frame currently receiving the data.

US Pat. No. 9,473,196

RADIO-FREQUENCY FRONT-END CIRCUIT OF MULTIBAND TERMINAL AND MULTIBAND TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, (CN)

1. A radio-frequency front-end circuit of a multi-frequency terminal, comprising a radio-frequency transceiver chip, a radio-frequency
amplifier chip,
a radio-frequency switch, and a plurality of filters, wherein:
in the radio-frequency transceiver chip, all frequency bands share one transmission port;
the radio-frequency amplifier chip comprises a plurality of radio-frequency amplifiers respectively corresponding to a plurality
of frequency bands in which the radio-frequency transceiver chip transmits signals, the plurality of radio-frequency amplifiers
are integrated together and share one input port; the input port of the radio-frequency amplifier chip is directly connected
to the transmission port of the radio-frequency transceiver chip;

the radio-frequency switch is connected to an output of the radio-frequency amplifier chip, and is configured to switch signals
in different frequency bands; and

the plurality of filters respectively corresponds to the plurality of frequency bands in which the radio-frequency transceiver
chip transmits signals, and the inputs of the plurality of filters are respectively connected to a plurality of outputs of
the radio-frequency switch and thus parallelly connected to the output of the radio-frequency amplifier chip via the radio-frequency
switch.

US Pat. No. 9,451,433

DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING MULTI-PDP DATA COMMUNICATION FOR MOBILE BROADBAND DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A device of driving multi-Packet Data Protocol (PDP) data communication for a mobile broadband device, comprising: a Radio
Interface Layer (RIL) module, a PDP management module, a PDP control module and a device management module; wherein,
the RIL module is configured to receive a function call request message based on data or a configuration service from an Android
system, call the PDP management module through an extended multi-PDP support interface, and send the function call request
message to the PDP management module;

the PDP management module is configured to acquire a PDP type of an access device corresponding to the function call request
sent from the RIL module and currently supported by the Android system, trigger the corresponding PDP control module according
to the PDP type, and send the function call request message to the PDP control module; the management module is further configured
to, after the PDP is set up or destroyed successfully, update a maintained PDP resource state table in which a PDP type, a
PDP state and identifier information of the corresponding access device are recorded; wherein the PDP type of the access device
includes: an NDIS-based PDP and a PPP-based PDP;

the PDP control module is configured to encapsulate, based on a Network Driver Interface Spec (NDIS) or a Point to Point Protocol
(PPP), the function call request message sent from the PDP management module into a Qualcomm MSM Interface (QMI) instruction
or covert it into an AT instruction, carry the identifier information of the access device in the QMI instruction or the AT
instruction and output the instruction to the device management module; and

the device management module is configured to send, according to the identifier information of the access device, the QMI
instruction or the AT instruction sent from the PDP control module to the corresponding access device to perform PDP setup.

US Pat. No. 9,444,602

CONTROL SIGNALING TRANSMISSION METHOD, CONTROL SIGNALING PROCESSING DEVICE, AND TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for transmitting control signaling, applied in a communication system of a long term evolution standard, comprising:
transmitting evolved control signaling by a base station to an evolved terminal on M downlink subframes in a radio frame,
wherein M is an integer greater than or equal to 1 and less than N, and N is a number of the downlink subframes included in
the radio frame;

wherein,
orthogonal frequency division multiplexing symbols used by the base station for transmitting the evolved control signaling
on the M subframes are different from orthogonal frequency division multiplexing symbols used by the base station for transmitting
basic control signaling.

US Pat. No. 9,380,561

METHOD AND SYSTEM OF CIRCUIT SWITCHED DOMAIN PAGE REALIZATION, METHOD OF SERVICE REALIZATION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for implementing paging for Circuit Switched (CS) service, comprising:
Mobile Switching Center (MSC)/Visitor Location Register (VLR) storing only one Gs association recording a first Packet Switched
(PS) domain network element of a first radio access network in a scenario that Idle-mode Signaling Reduction (ISR) function
has been introduced in the PS domain;

when performing the paging for CS service to a terminating User Equipment (UE), the MSC/VLR sending a CS domain paging request
message to the first PS domain network element recorded in the only one Gs association stored in the MSC/VLR; and

when ISR is active, after receiving the CS domain paging request message,
the first PS domain network element initiating one paging procedure for the terminating UE to be performed in the first radio
access network, and the first PS domain network element sending a CS domain paging message to a second PS domain network element
to initiate another paging procedure for the terminating UE to be performed in a second radio access network; or when the
first PS domain network element determines that the UE is in idle mode in the first radio access network, the first PS domain
network element initiating one paging procedure for the terminating UE to be performed in the first radio access network,
and the first PS domain network element sending a CS domain paging message to a second PS domain network element to initiate
another paging procedure for the terminating UE to be performed in a second radio access network;

wherein when the first PS domain network element is a Mobility Management Entity (MME), the first radio access network is
Evolved Universal Mobile Telecommunication System Terrestrial Radio Access Network (E-UTRAN), the second PS domain network
element is a Serving General packet radio service Support Node (SGSN), the second radio access network is Global System for
Mobile communication (GSM) Enhanced Data Rate for GSM Evolution Radio Access Network (GERAN)/Universal Mobile Telecommunication
System Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN), the step of the first PS domain network element sending the CS domain paging
message to the second PS domain network element comprises: the MME sending the CS domain paging message to the SGSN according
to SGSN information obtained during ISR activation in Tracking Area Update (TAU) procedure to inform the SGSN of paging the
UE in the GERAN/UTRAN; or

when the first PS domain network element is a SGSN, the first radio access network is GERAN/UTRAN, the second PS domain network
element is a MME, the second radio access network is E-UTRAN, the step of the first PS domain network element sending the
CS domain paging message to the second PS domain network element comprises: the SGSN sending the CS domain paging message
to the MME according to MME information obtained during ISR activation in Routing Area Update (RAU) procedure to inform the
MME of paging the UE in the E-UTRAN.

US Pat. No. 9,363,625

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING ADDRESS OF A MACHINE TYPE COMMUNICATION DEVICE IN A WIRELESS NETWORK

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method, implementable at a network-side in a wireless communication network, comprising:
receiving a trigger request including an external identification (ID) of a machine type communication (MTC) device;
transmitting a device information request including the external ID;
receiving, in response to the device information request, a first internet protocol (IP) address for the MTC device, the first
IP address being in a private address space of the wireless network; and

obtaining a second IP address based on the first IP address, the second IP address corresponding to a translation of the first
IP address in a second network from which the trigger request was received.

US Pat. No. 9,342,173

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR IMPLEMENTING CLICK AND LOCATION OPERATIONS ON TOUCH SCREEN

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for implementing click and location operations on a touch screen, comprising:
setting a position relation between a touch point and a target point such that the touch point is separated from the target
point;

acquiring position information of the touch point;
calculating position information of the target point based on the position information of the touch point and the position
relation between the touch point and the target point, and displaying a position of the target point; and

performing a confirmation operation according to the displayed position of the target point.

US Pat. No. 9,345,042

DOWNLINK DATA COLLISION AVOIDANCE METHOD, ACCESS POINT AND STATION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for avoiding downlink data collision, comprising:
an Access point (AP) receiving a radio frame (PS-Poll) transmitted by a Station (STA) for inquiring whether the AP has one
or more Bufferable Units (BUs) to be transmitted to the STA;

when the AP determines that there is one or more BUs to be transmitted to the STA and a length of the one or more BUs is larger
than a predetermined threshold, the AP transmitting to the STA a Request to send (RTS) frame to reserve a channel with a first
channel reservation time required for transmitting data, then the AP receiving a Clear to send (CTS) frame with a second channel
reservation time transmitted by the STA after the STA which transmits the PS-Poll receives the RTS frame, and the AP transmitting
the one or more BUs to the STA after succeeding in reserving the channel;

wherein a time cut-off point set through the first channel reservation time of the RTS frame is consistent with a cut-off
point set through the second channel reservation information of the CTS frame.

US Pat. No. 9,344,880

DIALING METHOD AND DEVICE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A dialing method, comprising:
a terminal acquiring dialing auxiliary data information, comprising: the terminal acquiring home location information registered
when a subscriber opens an account, which comprises a Mobile Country Code, MCC, an International Direct Dialing Prefix, IDD
Prefix, and a Domestic Direct Dialing Prefix, DDD Prefix; when the terminal roams, the terminal querying a Local IDD Prefix
and DDD Prefix according to a MCC registered when a position of the subscriber updates;

after receiving a dialed number of a subscriber, the terminal judging whether the dialed number conforms to a dialing rule
according to the dialing auxiliary data information, comprising:

in a case that the terminal performs dialing in a home location and a length of the dialed number is greater than a length
of a domestic direct dialed number, the terminal judging whether the dialed number conforms to the dialing rule according
to the home location information of the terminal;

in a case that the terminal performs dialing in a roaming location, the terminal judging whether the dialed number conforms
to the dialing rule according to roaming location information of the terminal; and

in a case that the terminal judges that the dialed number does not conform to the dialing rule, correcting the dialed number,
and calling out the corrected dialed number.

US Pat. No. 9,307,473

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SWITCHING BETWEEN DIFFERENT NETWORK STANDARDS

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for switching between different network standards, comprising the following steps performed by a terminal:
when switch is to be performed, sorting in a history record target cells corresponding to a source cell which the terminal
is leaving, to form a search list, choosing the target cell from the search list and accessing the target cell;

before the sorting in the history record the target cells corresponding to the source cell which the terminal is leaving,
further comprising: comparing a cell identity (ID) of the cell which the terminal is leaving with cell IDs of source cells
in the history record, and determining that the cell which the terminal is leaving belongs to the source cells when the cell
ID of the cell which the terminal is leaving is identical to the cell ID of one of the source cells in the history record.

US Pat. No. 9,236,995

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SENDING AGGREGATED CQI

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for sending an aggregated channel quality indication (CQI), comprising:
a terminal side receiving channel state information reference signal (CSI-RS) configuration information and/or interference
measurement information sent from a base station side;

the terminal side determining a sending sequence of an aggregated CQI of each aggregated CSI-RS configuration resource and/or
interference measurement resource according to a receiving sequence of the CSI-RS configuration information and/or interference
measurement information, wherein each aggregated CSI-RS configuration resource and/or interference measurement resource is
aggregated of at least one a configuration CSI-RS configuration resource and/or interference measurement resource corresponding
to the CSI-RS configuration information and/or interference measurement information; and

the terminal side sending the aggregated CQI to the base station according to the sending sequence.

US Pat. No. 9,219,537

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRANSMITTING INFORMATION IN RELAY COMMUNICATION NETWORK

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for transmitting information in a relay communication network, comprising:
establishing a first tunnel and a second tunnel, wherein the first tunnel is a tunnel between an Access Service Network Gateway
(ASN GW) and a Base Station (BS), the second tunnel is a tunnel between the BS and a Relay Station (RS);

performing signaling and/or data transmission between the ASN GW and the RS through the first tunnel and the second tunnel;
wherein the step of performing signaling and/or data transmission between the ASN GW and the RS through the first tunnel and
the second tunnel comprises: in a case that the transmission is a downlink transmission, the ASN GW sending downlink signaling
and/or data to the BS through the first tunnel, and the BS forwarding the downlink signaling and/or data to the RS through
the second tunnel according to a mapping relationship; wherein, the mapping relationship is the mapping relationship between
the first tunnel and the second tunnel;

wherein in a case of downlink data transmission, the step of performing data transmission between the ASN GW and the RS through
the first tunnel and the second tunnel comprises: the ASN GW encapsulating the downlink data into a first GRE/IP encapsulated
packet and sending the first GRE/IP encapsulated packet to the BS through the first tunnel; the BS identifying information
of the second tunnel according to the mapping relationship and the information of the first tunnel obtained by analyzing the
first GRE/IP encapsulated packet, re-encapsulating payload into a second GRE/IP encapsulated packet, further encapsulating
the second GRE/IP encapsulated packet into a relay MAC PDU, and sending the relay MAC PDU to the RS;

wherein in a case of downlink data transmission, before encapsulating the second GRE/IP encapsulated packet into a relay MAC
PDU and sending the relay MAC PDU to the RS, the method further comprises: the BS determining whether the destination MS of
the downlink data is a MS governed by the BS or a MS under a RS governed by the BS, encapsulating the downlink data into a
MAC PDU and sending the MAC PDU to the destination MS if the destination MS is a MS governed by the BS, and continuing the
subsequent processing if the destination MS is a MS under a RS governed by the BS.

US Pat. No. 9,215,751

MOBILE TERMINAL WITH ROUTING FUNCTION FOR SUPPORTING MULTIPLE-MODE ACCESS AND IMPLEMENTATION METHOD THEREOF

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A mobile terminal with routing function for supporting multiple-mode access, comprising:
an Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) interface module, a Third Generation (3G) interface module, a Wireless Fidelity
(WIFI) module and a main control module; wherein

the ADSL interface module is configured to access ADSL wired broadband network;
the 3G interface module is configured to access wireless broadband network;
the WIFI module is configured to establish wireless local area network; and
the main control module is configured to establish a first data transmission channel for connecting with the ADSL interface
module, establish a second data transmission channel for connecting with the 3G interface module and control the WIFI module
to access the first data transmission channel or the second data transmission channel;

wherein the main control module further comprises:
a signal detection circuit, wherein the signal detection circuit is configured to detect wireless broadband signals accessed
by the 3G interface module or ADSL signals accessed by the ADSL interface module; and

a channel control circuit, wherein the channel control circuit is configured to access the WIFI module to the first data transmission
channel or the second data transmission channel according to the detection result of the signal detection circuit, wherein
the channel control circuit controls the WIFI module to access the first data transmission channel by disconnecting the power
supply of the 3G interface module and controls the WIFI module to access the second data transmission channel by disconnecting
the power supply of the ADSL interface module; and

wherein when the signal detection circuit detects the ADSL signals, the channel control circuit controls the WIFI module to
priority access the first data transmission channel.

US Pat. No. 9,166,808

METHOD FOR SWITCHOVER BETWEEN MBMS TRANSMISSION MODES, APPARATUS, AND USER EQUIPMENT

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A switchover method for multimedia broadcast multicast service (MBMS) transmission modes, comprising:
a network side counting up a number of user equipments (UE) which are receiving one or more MBMSs by means of a point to point
(PTP) mode and/or a number of user equipments interested in receiving the one or more MBMSs by means of a point to multipoint
(PTM) mode,

if the network side determines to trigger to transmit the one or more MBMSs by means of the PTM mode according to the counting
result, and the network side determines that the PTM mode can be established successfully according to a priority rank of
the PTM bearer of the one or more MBMSs and/or MBMS resources, then the network side notifying the user equipment that the
one or more MBMSs will be transmitted by means of the PTM mode, and transmitting relevant information of the one or more MBMSs
to the user equipment;

wherein the relevant information comprises one kind or a combination of the following information: multimedia broadcast multicast
service single frequency network (MBSFN) area information of the MBMS under the PTM mode, start time information of the MBMS
under the PTM mode, and a temporary mobile group identify (TMGI) corresponding to the MBMS under the PTM mode;

wherein when the relevant information does not comprise the start time information and the TMGI under the PTM mode, while
comprises the corresponding MBSFN area information, after the UE gets ready for establishing the PTM mode, the UE receives
the SIB13 of a Broadcast Control Channel (BCCH) and obtains a MBSFN area information list in the SIB13 till the MBSFN area information is found from the list, the UE receives the MCCH corresponding to the MBSFN area information
and obtains the TMGI of the MBMS under the PTM mode according to the TMGI of the MBMS under the PTP mode from the MCCH, and
starts to receive the MBMS under the PTM mode.

US Pat. No. 9,160,669

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR LEAKY BUCKET SPEED-LIMITATION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for traffic limitation by a leaky bucket, comprising: during traffic-limitation of a group of packets sharing
a same leaky bucket and having separate weighted priorities, dividing the overall leaky bucket into multiple sub-buckets according
to priority parameters of the packets comprising a number of the weighted priorities and ratios between the weighted priorities,
wherein the ratios depend on a requirement on jitter-absorption by traffics with the separate weighted priorities, a sum of
volumes of the sub-buckets equals to a volume of the overall leaky bucket, and each of the sub-buckets corresponds to a weighted
priority of the packets, the method comprising:
after packet information comprising at least lengths and the priority parameters of the packets is received, acquiring parameters
relevant to traffic-limitation by a leaky bucket;

calculating a total number of tokens to be added to the overall leaky bucket according to the acquired parameters relevant
to traffic-limitation by a leaky bucket;

performing token-addition on the sub-buckets according to the calculated total number of tokens and the weighted priorities
corresponding to the sub-buckets; and

forwarding, or discarding, or marking a packet according to a length of the packet and a number of tokens in a sub-bucket
corresponding to a weighted priority of the packet,

wherein performing token-addition on the overall leaky bucket and the sub-buckets according to the calculated total number
of tokens and the weighted priorities corresponding to the sub-buckets comprises:

firstly, performing token-addition on the overall leaky bucket according to the calculated total number of tokens, wherein
when the overall leaky bucket is overrun with tokens, a number of tokens in the overall leaky bucket equals the volume of
the overall leaky bucket, otherwise when the overall leaky bucket is not overrun with tokens, the number of tokens in the
overall leaky bucket is a total number after the token-addition; and secondly, when the overall leaky bucket is overrun with
tokens, and therefore all the sub-buckets corresponding to the weighted priorities are overrun with tokens, otherwise when
not all the sub-buckets corresponding to the weighted priorities are overrun with tokens, dividing, according to the ratios
between the weighted priorities, the total number of tokens to be added to the overall leaky bucket into numbers of tokens
to be added to the sub-buckets corresponding to the weighted priorities; and

performing token-addition on the sub-buckets according to the numbers of tokens to be added to the sub-buckets corresponding
to the weighted priorities, and after token-addition is performed on all the sub-buckets, when a sub-bucket is overrun with
tokens, allocating any overrunning token to another sub-bucket not overrun with tokens via mutual uptake of overrun.