US Pat. No. 9,155,107

RANDOM ACCESS METHOD FOR RELAY NODES

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for random access of a Relay Node (RN), comprising:
the RN monitoring Relay Physical Downlink Control Channel (R-PDCCH) and receiving a RN-dedicated random access response message
according to a random access-radio network temporary identifier on the R-PDCCH, wherein the RN-dedicated random access response
message contains RN-dedicated Uplink Grant information,

wherein the RN-dedicated random access response message contains at least one of the following: Uplink Grant information which
is used to indicate the RN to perform transmission through Relay Physical Uplink Shared Channel (R-PUSCH), handover time of
switching from monitoring the PDCCH to monitoring the Relay Physical Downlink Control Channel (R-PDCCH), and a RN indication
bit,

wherein if the random access response message does not contain the handover time and the random access response message contains
the Uplink Grant information of the R-PUSCH, then the RN will start to monitor the R-PDCCH after a predetermined time since
sending through R-PUSCH; and if the random access response message does not contain the handover time and the random access
response message does not contain the Uplink Grant information of the R-PUSCH, then the RN will start to monitor the R-PDCCH
immediately, and

wherein if the random access response message contains the handover time, then the RN will start to monitor the R-PDCCH from
the system frame number and/or the subframe number, or the RN will determine the time of start to monitor the R-PDCCH according
to the time when the random access response message is received within the receiving window and the time interval.

US Pat. No. 9,154,950

NETWORK ACCESS METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A network access method, comprising:
a network side determining that a first User Equipment (UE) requests to use an account of a second UE for access;
the network side determining that the account of the second UE is successfully authenticated;
the network side receiving access admission information from a third UE and determining that a user to which the second UE
belongs allows the first UE to access the network side by the account of the second UE according to the access admission information,
wherein the third UE is to be allowed by the user to which the second UE belongs, and to authenticate other UEs except the
second and third UEs to access the network side by the account of the second UE; and

the network side accepting an access of the first UE.

US Pat. No. 9,148,242

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETECTING FAULT OF SIGNAL PROCESSING EQUIPMENT AND OPTICAL INTERFACE BOARD ONLINE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for on-line detecting a fault of an optical interface board by an on-line fault detection device, the optical
interface board comprising an optical module F1 and a fault detection point T1 thereof, a clock module F2 and a fault detection point F2 thereof, a multiplexing and de-multiplexing module F3 and a fault detection point T3 thereof, a service processing module F4 and a fault detection point F4 thereof; and the method comprising:
detecting a voltage of an electrical signal at the fault detection point T4 of the service processing module F4 firstly; if there is no fault, indicating that the optical interface board has no fault and ending the detection;

if the detection for the fault detection point T4 indicates the electrical signal is lost, i.e., there is a fault in the service processing module F4, performing the detection on a voltage of a clock signal at the fault detection point T3 of the multiplexing and de-multiplexing module F3; if there is no fault detected at T3, indicating that the fault is only in the service processing module F4 of the optical interface board; and ending the detection;

if the detection of the fault detection point T3 indicates the clock signal losses lock, i.e., there is a fault in the multiplexing and de-multiplexing module F3, performing the detection on a voltage of a Phase-Locked Loop (PLL) at the fault detection point T2; if it is detected at T2 that the PLL loses lock, i.e., there is a fault detected at T2, indicating that there is a fault in the clock module F2 of the optical interface board or there is a fault in the clock module F2, the multiplexing and de-multiplexing module F3 and the service processing module F4 of the optical interface board; and ending the detection;

if the detection of the fault detection point T2 indicates there is no fault in the clock module F2, performing the detection on an optical power of an optical signal at the fault detection point T1; if there is no fault detected at T1, indicating that there is a fault in the multiplexing and de-multiplexing module F3 of the optical interface board; if it is detected at T1 that the optical power exceeds a maximum threshold, i.e., there is a fault detected at T1, indicating that the fault of the optical interface board comes from the optical module F1 or an upper stream; and ending the detection;

if the detection of the fault detection points T2 and T3 indicates there is a fault in the clock module F2 and there is no fault in the multiplexing and de-multiplexing module F3, performing the detection on the fault detection point T1; if there is no fault detected at T1, indicating that there is a fault in the service processing module F4 and the multiplexing and de-multiplexing module F2 of the optical interface board; if there is a fault detected at T1, indicating that the fault of the optical interface board comes from the upper stream; and ending the detection.

US Pat. No. 9,116,211

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DETECTING STATE OF OVERLOAD AND OVERCURRENT PROTECTOR

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A device for detecting a state of a load overcurrent protector, comprising:
an input module, configured to be connected with two ends of the load overcurrent protector, and generate two output signals
respectively at two output ends thereof;

a high level signal gating module, configured to receive the two output signals generated by the input module, and gate and
output a high level signal according to the two output signals;

a low level signal gating module, configured to receive the two output signals generated by the input module and gate and
output a low level signal according to the two output signals; and

a detecting module, configured to detect a voltage difference between the high level signal and the low level signal;
a high level signal generating module, configured to replace the high level signal gating module, receive the two output signals
generated by the input module, and generate a high level signal according to the two output signals; and

a low level signal generating module, configured to replace the low level signal gating module, receive the two output signals
generated by the input module, and generate a low level signal according to the two output signals;

wherein when there is a voltage difference between said high level signal and said low level signal, it is reflected that
the load overcurrent protector is in an abnormal state; when there is no voltage difference between said high level signal
and said low level signal, it is reflected that the load overcurrent protector is in a normal state.

US Pat. No. 9,113,359

METHOD FOR LOADING UPLINK SIMULATION DATA OF TERMINAL AND TERMINAL

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A method for loading uplink simulation data of a terminal, comprising:
the terminal importing simulation data to a memory of an uplink master-control Digital Signal Processor (DSP) of the terminal,
after the terminal is powered on;

the terminal performing uplink access and transmitting the simulation data to a channelized memory after the uplink access
succeeds; and

the terminal performing an Inverse Fast Fourier Transform (IFFT) on the simulation data in each uplink sub-frame and transmitting
the transformed simulation data to a base station via a radio frequency unit;

wherein before performing the IFFT on the simulation data, the method further comprises: performing a Cyclic Redundancy Check
(CRC) on the simulation data; after the CRC succeeds, executing the step of performing the IFFT on the simulation data.

US Pat. No. 9,082,197

LOCAL IMAGE TRANSLATING METHOD AND TERMINAL WITH TOUCH SCREEN

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for local image translation, comprising:
obtaining, by a terminal, a region to be translated from an original image;
extracting, by the terminal, a region with a remarkable characteristic through performing cluster analysis on the region;
performing, by the terminal, region growing according to the region with the remarkable characteristic to generate a target
region; and

fusing, by the terminal, the target region translated to a target image with the target image;
wherein,
the step of extracting a region with a remarkable characteristic through performing cluster analysis on the region comprises:
using an affinity propagation clustering algorithm to perform cluster analysis on the region, to obtain a category cluster;
and

determining a remarkable characteristic parameter according to the category cluster, and obtaining the region with the remarkable
characteristic according to the remarkable characteristic parameter;

wherein
an equation for calculating the remarkable characteristic parameter is as follows:

wherein, P(i) is the remarkable characteristic parameter, i and j are positive integers, and Ci is the category cluster.

US Pat. No. 9,077,723

METHOD, MOBILE MANAGEMENT UNIT AND GATEWAY FOR RESTRICTING MTC DEVICE TO ACCESS AND COMMUNICATE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for restricting access and communication of a machine type communication (MTC) device, comprising:
a mobility management unit judging whether an access request or a service request of a MTC device is currently in a permission
period of time according to the permission period of time of the MTC device;

when judging that the access request or the service request is not in the permission period of time, rejecting the access
request or the service request of the MTC device and notifying the MTC device of a rejection cause and/or the permission period
of time at a meantime; and

when the MTC device performs an Attach procedure, a tracking area update procedure or a routing area update procedure, the
mobility management unit obtaining the permission period of time from a subscriber server through one of following messages:
a location update response message and an insertion subscription data message;

wherein the mobility management unit is a mobility management entity (MME) or a serving general packet radio service (GPRS)
support node.

US Pat. No. 9,078,282

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPLEMENTING NETWORK DEVICE FUNCTION OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for implementing a network device function of a wireless communication terminal, comprising:
receiving a control instruction by an apparatus for implementing the network device function of the wireless communication
terminal, wherein the apparatus for implementing the network device function of the wireless communication terminal is located
in a host, the host being a non-windows computing platform and wherein the control instruction is received as a request message
by socket, the request message including the control instruction and a sender of the control instruction;

parsing the received request message and determining a sender of the control instruction according to the sender included
in the request message by the apparatus for implementing the network device function of the wireless communication terminal;

when the sender of the control instruction is the host, encapsulating the received control instruction into an instruction
format in a Qualcomm Modem Interface (QMI) specification and sending the encapsulated control instruction to the wireless
communication terminal by the apparatus for implementing the network device function of the wireless communication terminal;
and

when the sender of the control instruction is the wireless communication terminal, encapsulating the received control instruction
into the instruction format in the QMI specification and sending the encapsulated control instruction to the host by the apparatus
for implementing the network device function of the wireless communication terminal.

US Pat. No. 9,072,083

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CSI-RS RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN LTE-ADVANCE SYSTEMS

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method of allocating resource elements in an orthogonal frequency division multiplexed (OFDM) system for transmission
of a channel state information reference signal (CSI-RS), comprising:
converting one or more resource elements to a two-dimensional frequency-time domain;
partitioning the one or more converted resource elements to units of a physical resource block (PRB); and
patterning one or more resource elements over at least a portion of the PRB for transmission of the CSI-RS,
wherein the CSI-RS resource elements per cell are patterned within the PRB as pairs of CSI-RS resource elements located within
the same two OFDM symbols and at the first, sixth and seventh pair of subcarriers counting downward from the pair of CSI-RS
resource elements with a largest subcarrier index on the two OFDM symbols in one PRB.

US Pat. No. 9,055,442

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REALIZING INTEGRITY PROTECTION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for realizing integrity protection, comprising:
reestablishing a radio connection between a base station and a terminal; and
notifying, by the base station, the terminal of integrity protection configuration information included in a first Radio Resource
Control (RRC) connection reconfiguration signaling after the radio connection is reestablished,

wherein the integrity protection configuration information is configured to modify an integrity protection configuration of
a data radio bearer;

the integrity protection configuration information comprises; activating the integrity protection configuration of the data
radio bearer, and/or deleting the integrity protection configuration of a data radio bearer;

wherein the terminal is a Relay Node (RN);
wherein the integrity protection configuration information is deleting integrity protection of one or more data radio bearers;
the method further comprising:

configuring, by the terminal, the bottom layer to cancel integrity protection on corresponding data radio bearers;
wherein, if no data radio bearer established by the terminal needs integrity protection, the terminal deletes the obtained
key by which the user plane performs the integrity protection.

US Pat. No. 9,048,996

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DE-MAPPING ON LTE DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for de-mapping on a Long Term Evolution (LTE) downlink control channel, used for de-mapping a received Physical
Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) packet, wherein the PDCCH packet containing PDCCH data needed to be analyzed and configuration
parameters, the method comprising:
acquiring a resource element group table and a first parameter from the configuration parameters, and analyzing the resource
element group table according to the first parameter to acquire a mapping address of the PDCCH data;

acquiring a second parameter from the configuration parameters, and performing de-cyclic-shift processing on the mapping address
of the PDCCH data according to the second parameter to acquire a de-cyclic-shift address;

and acquiring a third parameter from the configuration parameters, and performing de-interleaving processing on the de-cyclic-shift
address according to the third parameter to acquire a de-mapping address,

wherein the acquiring a third parameter from the configuration parameters and performing de-interleaving processing on the
de-cyclic-shift address according to the third parameter to acquire a de-mapping address comprises:

acquiring the third parameter from the configuration parameters, wherein the third parameter includes a de-interleaving table,
a NULL table and a comparison address;

comparing the de-cyclic-shift address with the comparison address to acquire a pre-de-interleaving column address;
querying the NULL table to acquire the number of NULLs needed to be inserted before the de-cyclic-shift address;
querying the de-interleaving table to acquire a post-de-interleaving column address;
acquiring a post-de-interleaving row address by calculation according to the pre-de-interleaving column address and the number
of the NULLs needed to be inserted before the de-cyclic-shift address;

and acquiring a de-mapping address by calculation according to the post-de-interleaving column address, the post-de-interleaving
row address and the number of the NULLs needed to be inserted before the de-cyclic-shift address.

US Pat. No. 10,506,637

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SETTING NETWORK ALLOCATION VECTOR OF MULTI-USER TRANSMISSION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for setting a Network Allocation Vector (NAV) or NAVs of multi-user transmission, comprising:receiving, by a first station, a response-requested multicast frame, and determining the first station as a response-requested destination station; and
determining, by the first station, a channel state by using a value of a network allocation vector which is not updated by the multicast frame.

US Pat. No. 10,492,198

UPLINK ACCESS METHOD, DEVICE, AND TERMINAL, AND BASE STATION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. An uplink access method, comprising: requesting, by a terminal, one or more first base stations for uplink access according to obtained uplink access configuration information;receiving uplink access related information returned from the one or more first base stations, the uplink access related information comprising downlink synchronization related information for downlink synchronization; and
selecting a first base station for uplink access from among the one or more first base stations according to the received uplink access related information,
wherein when the terminal does not complete downlink synchronization with the first base station returning the uplink access related information according to the downlink synchronization related information in the returned uplink access related information, further comprising: completing, by the terminal, downlink synchronization with the selected first base station.

US Pat. No. 10,390,346

METHOD, DEVICE, ACCESS POINT, AND STORAGE MEDIUM FOR CARRIER SELECTING

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A carrier selecting method, wherein the method comprises:selecting, by an access point, unlicensed carriers satisfying a first condition from unlicensed carriers as a first carrier set;
sending a discovery signal on all unlicensed carriers in the first carrier set; and
receiving, by the access point, a measurement result performed by a user equipment on all the unlicensed carriers in the first carrier set, and selecting unlicensed carriers satisfying a second condition from the first carrier set based on the measurement result as carrier resources of the access point;
wherein the first condition comprises at least one of:
carrier energy being less than a first set threshold, carrier sensing being less than a second set threshold, or a number of occupied subcarriers in the carrier being below a third set threshold; and
wherein the second condition comprises at least one of:
a number of carriers used by neighboring access points being below a fourth set threshold, a discovery signal intensity being greater than a fifth set threshold, or a load being below a sixth set threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,321,482

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROCESSING CARRIER RESOURCE OF UNLICENSED CARRIER AND TRANSMISSION NODE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for processing carrier resource of an unlicensed carrier, comprising:determining, in a competitive way, to access the unlicensed carrier in a transmission window; and
accessing, according to a predetermined access condition, the unlicensed carrier, wherein the predetermined access condition includes at least one of: a determined length of the transmission window, the maximum access times in the transmission window and the maximum access time in the transmission window;
wherein the predetermined access condition is determined in at least one of the following way: the length of the transmission window is determined in at least one of the following ways: the length of the transmission window is predefined, the length of the transmission window is indicated by a high-layer signaling, and the length of the transmission window is obtained by being adjusted according to at least one of utilization condition and interference condition of resources on the unlicensed resource which is obtained in a detection window corresponding to the transmission window; the maximum access times or the maximum access time in the transmission window is determined in the following way: the maximum access times or the maximum access time is obtained by being adjusted according to at least one of utilization condition and interference condition of resources on the unlicensed resource which is obtained in a detection window corresponding to the transmission window.

US Pat. No. 10,292,170

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ADAPTIVE DISCOVERY OF LICENSED-SHARED-ACCESS SYSTEM INTERFERENCE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for adaptive interference discovery of a licensed shared access, LSA, system comprising:selecting, by an LSA controller, a measurement node according to interference protection information of an LSA licensed system;
sending, by the LSA controller, a measurement configuration message to the measurement node; and
receiving, by the LSA controller, a measurement response message returned by the measurement node, and determining whether to perform an LSA spectrum resource reconfiguration according to the measurement response message.

US Pat. No. 10,257,866

WIRELESS NETWORK ACCESS POINT CONNECTION METHOD AND TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for wireless network access point connection, comprising:establishing at least one wireless network access point group in a terminal, and setting a common password of the wireless network access point group;
detecting whether a password of each wireless network access point in the wireless network access point group is the common password, and connecting to one wireless network access point whose password is the common password in the wireless network access point group according to the common password,
wherein,
the step of establishing at least one wireless network access point group in a terminal and setting a common password of the wireless network access point group comprises:
when the terminal has already connected to one wireless network access point, acquiring first keyword information of the wireless network access point, and jointly forming one wireless network access point group using the connected wireless network access point and other wireless network access points matching the first keyword information in a terminal wireless network access point list, wherein the common password is a password of the connected wireless network access point;
or, the terminal searching for all wireless network access points matching a second keyword information in the terminal wireless network access point list according to the second keyword information which is set by a user, and forming one wireless network access point group using all searched wireless network access points, wherein the common password is a password which is preset by the user.

US Pat. No. 10,187,129

INFORMATION FEEDBACK METHOD, TERMINAL, BASE STATION, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND STORAGE MEDIUM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for determining channel state feedback information, comprising:measuring, by a terminal, a channel state to form a measurement result;
when a Rank Indicator (RI) is 2, forming, by the terminal, a precoding matrix according to the measurement result and the following precoding codebook matrix model W:

where v0, v2, v1 and v3 are all vectors of
Nt is the total number of communication ports or the total number of antennas, and is not smaller than 8, and?1, ?2 and ? are all phase factors;
forming, by the terminal, channel state feedback information according to the precoding matrix; and
sending, by the terminal, the channel state feedback information to a base station.

US Pat. No. 10,116,040

MULTI-FREQUENCY ANTENNA AND TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A multi-frequency antenna, comprising an antenna body, wherein the antenna body comprises: a grounding part, a feed part, and a first radiation branch arm and a second radiation branch arm which are connected with the feed part; and the antenna body further comprises a third radiation branch arm; one end of the third radiation branch arm being connected with the feed part, and other end of the third radiation branch arm being connected with the grounding part; wherein the third radiation branch arm is configured to generate a harmonic with a frequency band to be expanded, or to assist in tuning the frequency band to a frequency band with a better standing-wave ratio;wherein a clearance between the third radiation branch arm and the second radiation branch arm is less than or equal to a first preset distance threshold value, and the clearance affects a strength of a coupling existed between the third radiation branch arm and the second radiation branch arm;
wherein one end of the first radiation branch arm and one end of the second radiation branch arm are connected in parallel through a public part to form a whole to be connected with the feed part; other end of the first radiation branch arm and other end of the second radiation branch arm are led out of the public part along a cabling direction of the third radiation branch arm; the other end of the second radiation branch arm extends a certain length along the cabling direction of the third radiation branch arm, and then is backwards bent and extends a certain length again to form an inverted U shape; and the other end of the first radiation branch arm extends a certain length from the public part along the direction parallel to the third radiation branch arm to form an inverted G shape with the second radiation branch arm;
wherein one end of the third radiation branch arm is connected with the feed part through the public part and then connected in parallel with the first radiation branch arm and the second radiation branch arm; and other end of the third radiation branch arm is connected with the grounding part to form a loop between the feed part and the grounding part to expand the bandwidth frequency band, or to assist in tuning the frequency band to a frequency band with a better standing-wave ratio.

US Pat. No. 10,103,480

ATTRACTION DEVICE AND CONNECTOR

ZTE CORPORATION, Guangdo...

1. A suction device, wherein the suction device comprises:a control electromagnetic core; and
a suction member;
wherein a cavity is provided between the control electromagnetic core and the suction member, and the suction member slides up and down within the cavity according to changes of a magnetic property of the control electromagnetic core to realize gas introduction and gas exhaust.

US Pat. No. 10,095,896

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PERFORMING SPATIAL POSITIONING ON ELECTRONIC TAG, 3D SIGNING AND HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for performing spatial positioning on an electronic tag, applied to an electronic device having an electronic tag reader, comprising:arranging at least three sets of three-dimensionally distributed array antennas on the electronic device, each set of array antennas comprising a plurality of antenna array elements extending in one dimension;
turning on an electronic tag reader to generate a radio frequency electromagnetic field;
acquiring induced voltage generated on each antenna array element in each set of array antennas when the electronic tag reader senses that there is an electronic tag in the radio frequency electromagnetic field; and
determining spatial position information of the electronic tag according to the induced voltage;
wherein:
the step of arranging at least three sets of three-dimensionally distributed array antennas on the electronic device, each set of array antennas comprising a plurality of antenna array elements extending in one dimension comprises:
arranging three sets of array antennas, every two of which are perpendicular to each other, on the electronic device to form a rectangular coordinate system, the plurality of antenna array elements of each set of array antennas being a plurality of microstrip antennas which are uniformly distributed in a line and forming coordinate points of the rectangular coordinate system; and
the step of determining the spatial position of the electronic tag according to the induced voltage comprises: respectively determining three antenna array elements with first three largest induced voltages in the three sets of array antennas; and using identification information or corresponding coordinate positions of the three antenna array elements with the first three largest induced voltages as the spatial position information.

US Pat. No. 10,085,286

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONDUCTING RANDOM ACCESS ON SMALL CELL UNDER DUAL CONNECTIVITY

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for conducting random access on a small cell under dual connectivity, comprising:sending on a designated small cell, by a User Equipment (UE), a dedicated random access preamble corresponding to the designated small cell to a base station to which the designated small cell belongs;
receiving, by the UE, a random access response message sent by a base station to which a master control cell in the dual connectivity belongs or the base station to which the designated small cell belongs;
sending, by the UE, a scheduled transmission message to the base station to which the designated small cell belongs through the base station to which the master control cell in the dual connectivity belongs; and
receiving, by the UE, a conflicting resolution message returned from the base station to which the designated small cell belongs through the base station to which the master control cell in the dual connectivity belongs;
wherein sending, by the UE, the scheduled transmission message to the base station to which the designated small cell belongs through the base station to which the master control cell in the dual connectivity belongs comprises:
forwarding, by the base station to which the master control cell in the dual connectivity belongs, the scheduled transmission message to the base station to which the designated small cell belongs according to an identifier of the designated small cell in the scheduled transmission message.

US Pat. No. 10,031,279

DISPLAY MODULE OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND MOBILE TERMINAL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A display component of a Liquid Crystal Display, LCD, wherein the display component is assembled with a mainboard of a mobile terminal for use, and comprises:a rubber frame, arranged on the LCD;
an adhesion material, arranged in the rubber frame;
a lamp strip, of which two sides are provided with Light Emitting Diode, LED, lamps, a circuit for controlling the LED lamps and a conductor for connecting the circuit with the mainboard of the mobile terminal being further arranged on the lamp strip; and
a light guide plate, arranged between the LED lamps in the rubber frame;
wherein the display component of the LCD further comprises a black and white adhesive arranged between the lamp strip and the light guide plate, wherein a black side of the black and white adhesive faces the lamp strip, and a white side of the black and white adhesive faces the light guide plate.

US Pat. No. 10,021,578

LOCAL FORWARDING METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR USER PLANE DATA, AND LOCAL GATEWAY

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A local switching method for user plane data, comprising:deploying a Local Gateway (LGW) in a network;
after allocating an IP address to a User Equipment (UE) or releasing an IP address of the UE, a public data network gateway notifying the allocation or release of the IP address of the UE to the LGW to which the UE belongs, and the LGW registering or deregistering the IP address of the UE; and
after receiving an IP data packet forwarded by a source base station which is transmitted by a source UE to a target UE, the LGW judging whether the IP address of the target UE is registered on the LGW, and if so, transmitting the IP data packet to a target base station to which the target UE is connected.

US Pat. No. 10,003,770

METHOD FOR MULTI-PICTURE CONTROL IN VIDEO CONFERENCE, RELATED DEVICE, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for managing and controlling a multi-picture in a video conference, comprising:when the conference is initially started, sending, by a Multi Control Unit (MCU), unified conference site picture information to each of video terminals of conference sites; and
during the conference, sending, by the MCU, a corresponding customized conference site picture information to at least one of the video terminals according to a request for a customized conference site picture of the at least one of the video terminals,
wherein
the at least one of the video terminals is selected by selecting, through a method for setting authority statically, eligible video terminals from video terminals sending the requests for the customized conference site picture as the selected at least one of the video terminals, in the case of the method for setting authority statically, the process executed by the MCU further comprises: before the conference is started, configuring, on the MCU, identification information of video terminals having advanced authorities, while applying for coding and decoding resources on the MCU for the multi-site video conference and allocating corresponding coding and decoding resources on the MCU to each of the video terminals having advanced authorities, wherein the allocated coding and decoding resources on the MCU can support display of picture information of all conference sites on the video terminals,
the at least one of the video terminals is selected by selecting, through a method for setting authority semi-dynamically, eligible video terminals from video terminals sending the requests for the customized conference site picture as the selected at least one of the video terminals, and in the case of the method for setting authority semi-dynamically, the process executed by the MCU further comprises: before the conference is started, configuring, on the MCU, the number of video terminals having advanced authorities, while applying for coding and decoding resources on the MCU for the multi-site video conference and allocating a corresponding number of coding and decoding resources on the MCU based on the configured number of the video terminals having the advanced authorities, wherein the allocated coding and decoding resources on the MCU can support display of picture information of all conference sites on the video terminals having the advanced authorities, or
the at least one of the video terminals is selected by selecting, through a method for setting authority dynamically, eligible video terminals from video terminals sending the requests for the customized conference site picture as the selected at least one of the video terminals, and in the case of the method for setting authority dynamically, the MCU supports at least two multi-site video conferences, and during the conference, sending, by the MCU, the corresponding customized conference site picture information for display to the at least one of the video terminals according to the request for the customized conference site picture of the at least one of the video terminals comprises: when receiving a request for a customized conference site picture sent by any video terminal, judging, by the MCU, whether there are sufficient available coding and decoding resources on the MCU, if there are sufficient available coding and decoding resources on the MCU, acquiring customization parameters from the video terminal, and if there are not sufficient available coding and decoding resources on the MCU, terminating the process; and combining, by the MCU, based on the customization parameters and the available coding and decoding resources on the MCU, a multi-picture so as to acquire customized conference site picture information, and sending the customized conference site picture information to the video terminal for display.

US Pat. No. 9,985,471

MOBILE TERMINAL AND CONTROL METHOD FOR BATTERY THEREOF

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A mobile terminal, comprising: a main battery configured to supply power to the mobile terminal, a standby battery and a control device, whereinthe control device is configured to switch on the standby battery to supply power to the mobile terminal when the mobile terminal loses enough power provided to the mobile terminal by the main battery;
wherein the standby battery is connected to a first pin of the mobile terminal, wherein the first pin is used for transferring power to the standby battery when charging the standby battery.

US Pat. No. 9,980,254

CONTROL CHANNEL TRANSMISSION METHOD, TRANSMISSION PROCESSING METHOD, COMMUNICATION NODE AND TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, (CN)

1. A method for transmitting control channels comprising:a communication node determining resources for transmitting control channels according to predefined information and transmitting repeatedly the control channels multiple times on the determined resources for transmitting the control channels, the predefined information including at least one of following information: the number of repetitions of the control channels, control channel type, traffic channel type and traffic channel starting position;
wherein the determining resources for transmitting the control channels according to predefined information comprises:
the communication node configuring independently a starting subframe of control channels scheduling cell specific information and a starting subframe of control channels scheduling specific information according to the control channel type;
wherein the starting subframe of the control channels is configured using one of following methods:
method 1: the starting subframe of the control channels is determined according to a relation (k+h*n)mod N=0, wherein k represents a serial number of an available downlink subframe in a radio frame in which the starting subframe of the control channels is located, 0 method 2: the starting subframe of the control channels is determined according to a relation (k+h*n)mod M=m, wherein k represents a serial number of an available downlink subframe in a radio frame in which the starting subframe of the control channels is located, 0 method 3: the starting subframe of the control channels is determined according to a relation k=(Y+h*n1?N+1) or k=(Y+h*n1?N) and n mod M=m, wherein k represents a serial number of an available downlink subframe in a radio frame in which the starting subframe of the control channels is located, Y represents a frame number of starting subframe of traffic channels, n1 represents a frame number of a radio frame in which the starting subframe of the traffic channels is located, n represents a frame number of the radio frame in which the starting subframe of the control channels is located, h is the number of available downlink subframes contained in one radio frame, M is a period, N represents the number of repetitions of the control channels, N?M*h, m=0, or m is a subset of a set {0, 1,2 . . . , M/h}; and
method 4: the starting subframe of the control channels is determined according to a relation (k+h*n)mod N=m, wherein k represents a serial number of an available downlink subframe in a radio frame in which the starting subframe of the control channels is located, O?k?h?1, n represents a frame number of the radio frame in which the starting subframe of the control channels is located, h is the number of available downlink subframes contained in one radio frame, N represents the number of repetitions of the control channels, and m is a subset of a set {0, 1, . . . , N?1}.

US Pat. No. 9,954,621

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR COMPENSATING PHASE DEVIATION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for compensating a phase deviation, comprising:receiving, by a receiving end, a data sequence between a first training sequence and a second training sequence;
determining, by the receiving end, a first phase difference between the first training sequence and a standard training sequence used for reference, and a second phase difference between the second training sequence and the standard training sequence;
determining, by the receiving end, a subdata sequence requiring a phase compensation in multiple subdata sequences forming the data sequence according to the first phase difference and the second phase difference;
calculating, by the receiving end, a phase compensation value corresponding to the subdata sequence requiring the phase compensation by using the first phase difference and the second phase difference; and
conducting, by the receiving end, the phase compensation on the subdata sequence requiring the phase compensation by using the phase compensation value corresponding to the subdata sequence.

US Pat. No. 9,947,990

COIL APPARATUS OF MOBILE TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A coil apparatus of a mobile terminal, comprising:a metal coil;
an analog switch connected between the metal coil and a wireless charging chip and a signal receiving chip,
wherein, the metal coil is embedded, in a flat spiral shape, in an inner side of a rear cover of the mobile terminal,
wherein the coil apparatus further comprises a coil connection device which is connected between the metal coil and the analog switch,
wherein the analog switch comprises a first analog switch and a second analog switch,
wherein input ends of the first analog switch and the second analog switch respectively connect with two ends of the metal coil through the coil connection device, first output ends of the first analog switch and the second analog switch respectively connect with two ends of the wireless charging chip, a second output end of the first analog switch connects with one end of the signal receiving chip, a second output end of the second analog switch is grounded, enable ends of the first analog switch and the second analog switch respectively connect with a base band processing chip.

US Pat. No. 9,946,530

FIRMWARE UPGRADE METHOD AND SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for upgrading firmware, comprising:receiving, by an upgrading control single board, a firmware upgrading request from a master control single board, wherein the firmware upgrading request carries firmware upgrading parameter information;
determining, by the upgrading control single board according to the firmware upgrading parameter information, a Joint Test Action Group (JTAG) sublink to be upgraded corresponding to the firmware upgrading parameter information, wherein the JTAG sublink to be upgraded is one JTAG sublink of a single board to be upgraded; and
acquiring, by the upgrading control single board from the master control single board, firmware upgrading data corresponding to the JTAG sublink to be upgraded, and upgrading, by adopting the firmware upgrading data, one or more pieces of firmware on the JTAG sublink to be upgraded, wherein the one or more pieces of firmware are arranged on one or more JTAG devices, the one or more JTAG devices are connected with the JTAG sublink in a form of daisy chain;
wherein upgrading, by adopting the firmware upgrading data, one or more pieces of firmware on the JTAG sublink to be upgraded comprises: storing, by the upgrading control single board, the firmware upgrading data into a specific data storage area of a JTAG controller of the upgrading control single board; and completing, by the JTAG controller and a JTAG bridge chip of the single board to be upgraded together, loading the firmware upgrading data to the one or more pieces of firmware.

US Pat. No. 9,942,372

METHOD, DEVICE AND TOUCH SCREEN TERMINAL FOR PROCESSING INCOMING CALLS WHEN DRIVING

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for processing an incoming call when driving, comprising:when a touch screen terminal receives an incoming call, activating a function of normally processing an incoming call and a function of urgently processing an incoming call;
detecting an incoming call response which is made by a user through the function of normally processing an incoming call or the function of urgently processing an incoming call; and
processing the incoming call correspondingly according to a result of the detected incoming call response,
wherein the touch screen terminal activates the function of urgently processing an incoming call by activating physical buttons on it, wherein the physical buttons comprise an urgent answering shortcut button for answering the incoming call and an incoming call rejecting shortcut button for rejecting the incoming call,
wherein after the touch screen terminal activates the function of normally processing an incoming call and the function of urgently processing an incoming call, the method further comprises:
starting a timer; and
detecting the incoming call response of the user within the timing time of the timer,
when the incoming call response which is made by the user by triggering the urgent answering shortcut button is detected within the timing time, answering the incoming call, or, when the incoming call response which is made by the user by triggering the incoming call rejecting shortcut button is detected within the timing time, or when the incoming call response which is made by the user is not detected within the timing time, rejecting the incoming call, and sending preset notification information to a calling party; and
when the incoming call response which is made by the user by triggering a touch area for normally processing the incoming call is detected within the timing time, answering or rejecting the incoming call according to the triggered touch area.

US Pat. No. 9,930,552

METHOD FOR INDICATING CHANNEL MEASUREMENT FEEDBACK AND SENDING STATION

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A method for indicating channel measurement feedback, comprising:a sending station sending a radio frame to a receiving station, wherein indication information for requesting channel measurement feedback is carried in a signal field which is in a physical layer header of the radio frame;
wherein the indication information for requesting channel measurement feedback comprises: frame type information and fragment retransmission bitmap information;
the sending station receiving channel measurement information, which is feed back by the receiving station according to the indication information which the receiving station has received.

US Pat. No. 9,930,585

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ACTIVELY NOTIFYING RESOURCE STATUS

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for proactive notification of a resource status, comprising:detecting, by an evolved Nodes B (eNB), a resource use status of the eNB;
in response to detection of a resource use status of the eNB meeting a warning condition, sending, by the eNB, a notification of the resource use status of the eNB to a neighbouring eNB without receiving a resource status request from the neighbouring eNB,
wherein the detection of a resource use status of the eNB meeting a warning condition comprises:
detection, for the first time, of a resource utilization of the eNB exceeding a first pre-set threshold, or of a resource utilization of the eNB less than a second pre-set threshold,
or detection of a resource use status of the eNB different from that from a last detection; and detection of a resource utilization of the eNB exceeding a first pre-set threshold, or of a resource utilization of the eNB less than a second pre-set threshold,
wherein the neighbouring eNB comprises one or more neighbouring eNBs determined according to a position of another eNB around the eNB and interaction between the another eNB and the eNB.

US Pat. No. 9,923,649

INTERFERENCE MEASUREMENT METHOD, NETWORK-SIDE DEVICE AND TERMINAL DEVICE FOR IMPROVING THE INTERFERENCE MEASUREMENT EFFECT AND THUS THE DEMODULATION PERFORMANCE OF DATA AND CONTROL CHANNELS

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. An interference measurement method, comprising:
a network side sending interference measurement indication information to a terminal to indicate the terminal to perform interference
measurement, wherein the interference measurement indication information is used for indicating one or more kinds of the following
information to the terminal:

interference measurement modes used for performing interference measurement; and
parameter configuration information used for interference measurement,
wherein, the parameter configuration information used for interference measurement comprises one or more kinds of the following
information:

DMRS initialization parameters used for interference measurement; and
DMRS ports used for interference measurement,
wherein:
the network side configures a plurality of sets of DMRS initialization parameters for the terminal through the top layer signaling,
and indicates the terminal to use one of the plurality of sets of DMRS initialization parameters for the current interference
measurement through the physical layer dynamic signaling;

the network side configures a plurality of sets of DMRS ports for the terminal through the top layer signaling, and indicates
the terminal to use one of the plurality of sets of DMRS ports for the current interference measurement through the physical
layer dynamic signaling;

the network side configures a plurality of sets of DMRS ports and DMRS initialization parameters corresponding to the ports
for the terminal through the top layer signaling, and indicates the terminal to use one of the plurality of sets of DMRS ports
and DMRS initialization parameters corresponding to the ports for the current interference measurement through the physical
layer dynamic signaling;

the network side configures a plurality of sets of DMRS ports and interference measurement modes corresponding to the ports
for the terminal through the top layer signaling, and indicates the terminal to use one of the plurality of sets of DMRS ports
and interference measurement modes corresponding to the ports for the current interference measurement through the physical
layer dynamic signaling; and

the network side configures a plurality of sets of DMRS ports, interference measurement modes corresponding to the ports,
and DMRS initialization parameters corresponding to the ports for the terminal through the top layer signaling, and indicates
the terminal to use one of the plurality of sets of DMRS ports, interference measurement modes corresponding to the ports,
and DMRS initialization parameters corresponding to the ports for the current interference measurement through the physical
layer dynamic signaling.

US Pat. No. 9,907,053

CONTROL NODE RESOURCE SELECTION AND ALLOCATION METHOD AND DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for selecting a control node, comprising:
sending, by a first Device-to-Device (D2D) User Equipment (UE), control node broadcast information, wherein the control node
broadcast information comprises: type indication information which is used for indicating whether the first D2D UE has a control
node identity; and

determining the first D2D UE as the control node,
wherein sending, by the first D2D UE, the control node broadcast information comprises:
sensing, by the first D2D UE, a carrier frequency for D2D communication, and determining whether control node pre-broadcast
information sent by a neighbouring D2D UE is received; if the control node pre-broadcast information is received, comparing
whether a collision resolution Identification (ID) value of the neighbouring D2D UE is less than a collision resolution ID
value of the first D2D UE; if yes, sending the control node broadcast information; or else, performing no operations; or

sensing, by the first D2D UE, the carrier frequency for D2D communication; if the first D2D UE receives the control node broadcast
information sent by other control nodes, and the signal intensity of the control node broadcast information sent by other
control nodes is less than a preset threshold, sending, by the first D2D UE, the control node broadcast information; or

if the first D2D UE is preconfigured as the control node, sending, by the first D2D UE, the control node broadcast information;
wherein the control node pre-broadcast information comprises: the collision resolution ID value, the collision resolution
ID value being calculated by the D2D UE according to specified parameters or selected randomly, or the control node pre-broadcast
information comprises the collision resolution ID value and at least one of: control node ID information, synchronization
information, an effective duration, level information, access related information, wireless resource configuration information,
information about a group ID list, information about a D2D UE wireless side ID list, information about a group wireless side
ID list, and information about a mapping table of group IDs and group wireless side IDs.

US Pat. No. 9,900,130

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SENDING SIGNAL, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A signal sending method, comprising:
sending, by a small cell, a Discovery Signal (DS) in a DS sending mode corresponding to a current state of the small cell,
wherein the DS sending mode comprises a sending period and a sending pattern,
wherein the sending pattern comprises information on a carrier carrying the DS and information on a sub-frame for sending
the DS within the sending period,

wherein the information on the carrier comprises information on a Resource Element (RE) carrying the DS and Resource Block
(RB) number and location information,

wherein the information on the sub-frame comprises an offset the DS starts to be sent in every period, a number of a burst
for sending the DS in every period, a number of a sub-frame contained in every burst, and a number of a sub-frame spacing
adjacent bursts,

wherein for a sending period of M sub-frames, the DS is sent in first N sub-frames of the M sub-frames with a spacing of P
sub-frames, wherein P

US Pat. No. 9,883,497

CONTROL SIGNALING TRANSMISSION AND DETECTION METHODS, BASE STATION, AND TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A control signaling transmission method, comprising:
determining, by a base station, a plurality sets of candidate enhanced Physical Downlink Control Channel (ePDCCH) resource
regions;

notifying, by the base station, one set of candidate ePDCCH resource regions and a preset rule to the terminal, to make the
terminal determine one or more other sets of candidate ePDCCH resource regions according to the notified set of candidate
ePDCCH resource regions and the preset rule, wherein the determined one or more other sets of candidate ePDCCH resource regions
and the notified set of candidate ePDCCH resource regions in the terminal are the same with the plurality sets of candidate
ePDCCH resource regions in the base station;

determining, by the base station, one set of ePDCCH resource regions of the terminal in a current subframe from the plurality
sets of candidate ePDCCH resource regions according to at least one of the following parameters; and

transmitting, by the base station, control signaling to the terminal on some or all of the resources in the determined one
set of the ePDCCH resource regions;

so that, after the terminal receives the control signaling transmitted by the base station, the terminal detects the received
control signaling in the same set of ePDCCH resource regions which is selected from the received one set of candidate ePDCCH
resource regions and the determined one or more other sets of candidate ePDCCH resource regions by the terminal according
to the same parameter(s); and

wherein, the parameters include: a number of Resource Elements (REs) available for carrying control information in a resource
block in the current subframe; a number of REs available for carrying control information in an enhanced Control Channel Element
(eCCE) in the current subframe; a number of REs available for carrying control information in an enhanced Resource Element
Group (eREG) in the current subframe; an aggregation level configuration needed to be detected by the terminal; a type of
an ePDCCH transmission mode for transmitting the control signaling to the terminal, comprising: a single beamforming transmission
mode, a spatial diversity transmission mode, a centralized transmission mode, a distributed transmission mode; a subframe
type of the current subframe; a pilot transmission condition in the current subframe; a synchronization signal transmission
condition in the current subframe; a Physical Broadcast Channel (PBCH) transmission condition in the current subframe; and
a subframe number of the current subframe.

US Pat. No. 9,875,862

WATERPROOF SEALING ARRANGEMENT FOR A SIDE KEY ON A TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A waterproof apparatus for a terminal side key, comprising: a terminal shell (1) with a sidewall hole that is filled with a terminal side key (3), and a terminal side-key circuit board component (2) connected to a terminal mainboard (4), wherein,
the terminal side-key circuit board component (2) comprises: a side-key circuit board (23), an arched metal film (22) fixedly connected to the side-key circuit board, and a circuit board waterproof ring (21) used for wrapping the side-key circuit board (23) and the arched metal film (22) as a whole, wherein, the circuit board waterproof ring (21) wrapping the side-key circuit board (23) and the arched metal film (22) as a whole is combined with a shell side-key circuit board waterproof sidewall (12) in an interference-fitted manner, and the mainboard (4) supports the terminal side-key circuit board component (2) by contacting with a mainboard support side (42) at an inner side of the terminal side-key circuit board component (2).

US Pat. No. 9,871,718

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR REGISTERING MULTICAST SOURCE AND ESTABLISHING MULTICAST PATH

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for registering a multicast source, wherein the method comprises:
after receiving an original multicast message of a multicast source, a designated router DR to which the multicast source
belongs encapsulating another multicast header for the original multicast message, wherein a target address of the another
multicast header is a multicast address, and a source address of the another multicast header is a proxy care-of address of
the multicast source; and encapsulating the re-encapsulated multicast message into a registration message to send to a rendezvous
point; wherein a target address in the header of the original multicast message is the multicast address, and a source address
in the header of the original multicast message is a home address of the multicast source,

wherein, the DR to which the multicast source belongs is a mobile access gateway MAG to which the multicast source belongs,
and the proxy care-of address of the multicast source is an address of the MAG to which the multicast source belongs,

preferably,
wherein, encapsulating the re-encapsulated multicast message into a registration message to send to a rendezvous point comprises:
after encapsulating the re-encapsulated multicast message into the registration message according to an unicast encapsulation,
the MAG to which the multicast source belongs sending the registration message to the rendezvous point by means of unicast,
wherein a source address in an outer-layer encapsulation of the registration message is the address of the MAG, and a target
address in an outer-layer encapsulation of the registration message is an address of the rendezvous point,

or,
wherein, encapsulating the re-encapsulated multicast message as a registration message to send to a rendezvous point comprises:
after encapsulating the re-encapsulated multicast message into the registration message according to an anycast encapsulation,
the MAG to which the multicast source belongs sending the registration message by means of anycast, wherein a source address
in an outer-layer encapsulation of the registration message is the address of the MAG to which the multicast source belongs,
and a target address in an outer-layer encapsulation of the registration message is an anycast address of a anycast-rendezvous
point set;

or,
wherein the method comprises:
a designated router DR to which a multicast source belongs registering a binding relationship between a home address of the
multicast source and a proxy care-of address of the multicast source to a border multicast router BMR, and completing a registration
of the binding relationship between the home address of the multicast source and the proxy care-of address of the multicast
source,

wherein, when the multicast source is moving, a DR to which the multicast source moves registers an updated binding relationship
between the proxy care-of address of the multicast source and the home address of the multicast source to the BMR;

or,
wherein the method comprises:
after receiving an original multicast message of a multicast source, a designated router DR to which the multicast source
belongs encapsulating the original multicast message as a registration message, sending the registration message to a rendezvous
point RP, wherein a proxy care-of address of the multicast source and a path establishment flag bit are carried in the registration
message, the path establishment flag bit is used for indicating the RP to establish a shortest path tree SPT branch between
the RP and the DR to which the multicast source belongs according to the proxy care-of address of the multicast source,

wherein, after receiving the registration message, according to the path establishment flag bit, the RP saves a binding relationship
between the proxy care-of address of the multicast source carried in the registration message and a home address of the multicast
source.

US Pat. No. 9,847,827

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRANSMITTING DATA IN WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for transmitting data in a wireless local area network, comprising:
a first station transmitting a radio frame to a second station in an obtained transmission opportunity, and carrying, in the
radio frame, notification information for the second station using the transmission opportunity to communicate with a third
station;

wherein the notification information indicates whether the second station uses the transmission opportunity to communicate
with the third station or not;

when the notification information indicates permitting the second station to use the transmission opportunity to communicate
with the third station, after the first station transmits the radio frame to the second station in the obtained transmission
opportunity,

the first station receiving a radio frame transmitted by the second station, wherein the radio frame carries 1-bit or multi-bit
information, and the information indicates that the second station accepts an indication of the first station to use the transmission
opportunity;

or,
the first station receiving a radio frame transmitted by the second station, wherein the radio frame carries 1-bit or multi-bit
information, and the information indicates that the second station does not accept an indication of the first station to use
the transmission opportunity.

US Pat. No. 9,742,583

METHOD OF DATA RETRANSMISSION IN COLLABORATIVE SERVICE TRANSMISSION AND ACCESS NETWORK GATEWAY THEREOF

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method of data retransmission in collaborative service transmission, comprising:
in the collaborative service transmission, caching, by a new data cache memory of an access network gateway, data of a service
requested by a collaborative terminal, wherein the data is new data received from a service server side,

transmitting, by the new data cache memory, the data to target terminals when a retransmission queue cache memory of the access
network gateway is emptied, and then copying the data to the retransmission queue cache memory for caching; wherein the data
that has been transmitted to the target terminals is cached in the retransmission queue cache memory;

executing, by an information processor of the access network gateway, a retransmission strategy, determining that data retransmission
is required, and retransmitting the cached data in the retransmission queue cache memory to a corresponding target terminal.

US Pat. No. 9,769,747

ELECTRICITY SAVING METHOD FOR TERMINAL DEVICE, AND TERMINAL DEVICE

ZTE Corporation, (CN)

1. A power saving method for a terminal device, comprising:
the terminal device enabling a power saving mode, obtaining an adjusted central processing unit (CPU) clock speed set by a
user and/or an adjusted screen resolution set by the user;

the terminal device adjusting the CPU to operate according to the adjusted CPU clock speed set by the user if obtaining the
adjusted CPU clock speed set by the user; and adjusting a screen display according to the adjusted screen resolution set by
the user if obtaining the adjusted screen resolution set by the user; and

the terminal device further judging whether the adjusted CPU clock speed set by the user is available if obtaining the adjusted
CPU clock speed set by the user, wherein said judging comprises: the terminal judging whether the adjusted CPU clock speed
set by the user exceeds a factory setting of the CPU clock speed, if not exceeding, then judging whether the adjusted CPU
clock speed set by the user is lower than a clock speed of minimum processing capability supporting voice and short messaging
service operations, if not lower, then judging that the adjusted CPU clock speed set by the user is available.

US Pat. No. 9,769,830

TRANSMISSION METHOD AND APPARATUS BASED ON POINT-TO-POINT WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method of transmission based on point-to-point wireless communication, comprising:
performing, by a state machine of a sending-receiving terminal, state transition according to a received training frame; and
sending user data when the state machine of the sending-receiving terminal is transferred to a data frame sending state;
wherein the training frame selected from the group consisting of: a request training frame, a response training frame, or
an acknowledgement (ACK) training frame; and wherein a state of the state machine selected from the group consisting of: a
request sending state, a response sending state, an ACK sending state, or a data frame sending state.

US Pat. No. 9,736,060

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR NEGOTIATING TRAFFIC PATH IN LINK AGGREGATION GROUP

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for negotiating a traffic path in a Link Aggregation Group (LAG), comprising:
acquiring, by an aggregation port, indication information, wherein the indication information is used for indicating one or
more groups of services or sessions needing to be borne by the aggregation port, and each group of the services or sessions
comprises one or more services or sessions;

determining, by the aggregation port, multiple groups of services or sessions needing to be borne by the aggregation port,
and/or services or sessions currently being borne by the aggregation port;

performing, by an aggregation group portal to which the aggregation port belongs, traffic distribution according to services
or sessions currently being borne by each aggregation port which belongs to the aggregation group portal.

US Pat. No. 9,729,382

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REALIZING LOAD BALANCE IN DISTRIBUTED HASH TABLE NETWORK

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for realizing load balance in a Distributed Hash Table (DHT) network, comprising:
determining, by a management service node of the Distributed Hash Table (DHT) network, a quantity Z of first virtual identifiers
according to a node planning of the DHT network and a preset threshold of load unbalance degree, wherein Z is a natural number;

equally dividing, by the management service node, a whole load space of the DHT network into Z portions, wherein each portion
of the load space is respectively identified by one different first virtual identifier; and

allocating, by the management service node, the Z first virtual identifiers to each node according to an ability of said each
node, so that said each node is in charge of the load space corresponding to the first virtual identifiers allocated to said
each node;

wherein determining, by the management service node, the quantity Z of the first virtual identifiers according to the node
planning of the DHT network and the preset threshold of load unbalance degree comprises: acquiring, by the management service
node, a node with a poorest ability in the DHT network; and determining, by the management service node, the quantity Z of
the first virtual identifiers according to the threshold of load unbalance degree, so as to make the load unbalance degree
of the node with the poorest ability less than the threshold of load unbalance degree;

wherein the quantity Z of the first virtual identifiers is determined to satisfy a formula of:

wherein Ci is a capacity of the node with the poorest ability, N is a total number of the nodes in the DHT network, S is the
whole load space of the DHT network and LN is the threshold of load unbalance degree.

US Pat. No. 9,729,400

REALIZATION METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ENABLING LLDP FUNCTION ON NON-ETHERNET LINK

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A realization method for enabling a Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) function on a non-Ethernet link, comprising:
binding a Universal Logic Ether Interface (ULEI) up with a non-Ethernet interface of a network device at an end and a non-Ethernet
interface of a network device at an opposite end respectively;

starting LLDP global enabling on the network device at the end and the network device at the opposite end respectively;
starting LLDP port enabling on the non-Ethernet interface of the network device at the end and the non-Ethernet interface
of the network device at the opposite end respectively;

packaging an LLDP hello message at the ULEI of the network device at the end when an interval time for sending a packet hello
time of an LLDP is reached; sending the LLDP hello message over the non-Ethernet link to the network device at the opposite
end;

receiving, at the ULEI of the network device at the end, an LLDP hello message transmitted over the non-Ethernet link from
the network device at the opposite end; and processing the LLDP hello message according to the LLDP to generate or update
neighbour information.

US Pat. No. 9,756,285

METHOD, DEVICE, AND DISPLAY DEVICE FOR SWITCHING VIDEO SOURCE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for video source switching, the method comprising:
detecting at least one video source presently available;
displaying the at least one video source as a list of video sources in forms of thumbnails; acquiring an event of selecting
a video source from the list of video sources, switching a present video source to the video source selected from the list
of video sources, and displaying the present video source,

wherein the displaying the at least one video source as a list of video sources in forms of thumbnails comprises:
acquiring the detected at least one video source and video information corresponding to the at least one video source;
generating the thumbnails according to the video information corresponding to the at least one video source, and displaying
the list of video sources in forms of the thumbnails,

wherein the video information corresponding to the at least one video source comprises a video format, a resolution, and a
video stream of each video source in the at least one video source,

wherein the generating the thumbnails according to the video information corresponding to the at least one video source comprises:
when a video stream of a video source in the at least one video source is being output normally, generating, according to
the video stream of the video source, a thumbnail corresponding to the video source that displays an image of the video corresponding
to a stream section currently being played; when a video stream of a video source in the at least one video source is not
being output normally, setting a thumbnail corresponding to the video source as an icon expressing information on the video
source.

US Pat. No. 9,723,574

IMBALANCED AREA PILOT FREQUENCY TRANSMISSION POWER ENHANCEMENT METHOD AND BASE STATION

ZTE CORPORATION, Guangdo...

1. A method for improving transmission power of a pilot frequency in an imbalance area, comprising:
acquiring transmission power of an enhanced primary common pilot channel according to transmission power of a non-enhanced
primary common pilot channel and an increment; wherein the acquiring the transmission power of the enhanced primary common
pilot channel according to the transmission power of the non-enhanced primary common pilot channel and the increment is implemented
according to:

Pp-cpich=Pvitrual_p_cpich+Delta; wherein Pp-cpich is the transmission power of the enhanced primary common pilot channel,
Pvitrual_p_cpich is the transmission power of the non-enhanced primary common pilot channel, and Delta is the increment;

setting transmission power of a downlink service channel to be the same as the transmission power of the non-enhanced primary
common pilot channel, and acquiring the transmission power of the downlink service channel according to the transmission power
of the non-enhanced primary common pilot channel; and

using the transmission power of the enhanced primary common pilot channel and the transmission power of the downlink service
channel to transmit data in the enhanced primary common pilot channel and the downlink service channel, respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,712,352

HIGH-SPEED MULTI-CHANNEL DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, RELATED DEVICES AND SYSTEM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A high-speed multi-channel data transmission method, comprising:
replacing, by a data sender, data that are at intervals of N periods in data channels with frame headers;
storing, sequentially in a Deskew channel, the data in the data channels that were replaced with the frame headers; and
sending data in the data channels and data in the Deskew channel to a data receiver.

US Pat. No. 9,684,692

DATA DISTRIBUTING METHOD AND MANAGEMENT NODE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A data distributing method, which is applied to a data distributing system comprising several computing nodes and a management
node, comprising:
acquiring, by the management node, serial numbers of sub-tables and serial numbers of nodes according to a received request
for cross join;

wherein the serial numbers of sub-tables and the serial numbers of nodes are separately included in table A and table B which
need to perform cross join;

setting, by the management node, the serial numbers of the sub-tables included in the table A or the table B in abscissa or
ordinate in sequence, to form length or width of a big rectangle separately to generate the big rectangle;

dividing, by the management node, the big rectangle into two sub-rectangles according to a construction method, wherein the
two sub-rectangles are respectively a first sub-rectangle and a second sub-rectangle;

evenly dividing, by the management node, the first sub-rectangle and the second sub-rectangle separately to form several small
rectangles, wherein each small rectangle corresponds to a serial number of a computing node of the several computing nodes
and corresponds to a serial number of a sub-table; and

distributing, by the management node, the sub-table corresponding to each small rectangle to the computing node corresponding
to each small rectangle;

executing, by each of the several computing nodes, cross join for the distributed sub-table; and
saving, by each of the several computing nodes, an execution result in the local hard disk or memory;
wherein dividing, by the management node, the big rectangle into two sub-rectangles according to a construction method comprises:
computing, by the management node, an ideal backup number Ma or Mb of subsets of the table A or the table B, wherein the subsets
are distributed to all the computing nodes, wherein Ma represents an ideal backup number of subsets of the table A and Ma
is obtained by the formula Ma=?{square root over (Nn*Na/Nb)}, wherein Na, Nb and Nn are known, Na represents the number of sub-tables of the table A, Nb represents the number of sub-tables
of the table B, and Nn represents the number of the computing nodes; Mb represents an ideal backup number of subsets of the
table B and Mb is obtained in a similar way as Ma;

according to the Ma or Mb obtained by computing, obtaining, by the management node, an evenly division coefficient Xa1*Xb1
of the first sub-rectangle and an evenly division coefficient Xa2*Xb2 of the second sub-rectangle, wherein Xa1*Xb1 represents
an evenly division coefficient of the first sub-rectangle, Xa2*Xb2 represents an evenly division coefficient of the second
sub-rectangle;

according to the obtained Xa1*Xb1 and Xa2*Xb2, computing, by the management node, to obtain a division point Pa of the length
or width of the big rectangle; and

dividing, by the management node, the big rectangle into two sub-rectangles according to the Pa obtained by computing.

US Pat. No. 9,647,976

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR IMPLEMENTING END-TO-END HARDWARE MESSAGE PASSING

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A device for implementing end-to-end Hardware Message Passing (HMP), comprising:
a message memory, a controller, a message input interface and a message output interface, wherein:
the message memory is configured to temporarily store a message;
the controller is configured to perform management on the message in the form of hardware, store the message obtained from
the message input interface into the message memory, and read the message from the message memory and transmit the message
to a message using device via the message output interface;

the message input interface is directly connected with a message creating device and is configured to obtain the message created
by the message creating device under control of the controller; and

the message output interface is directly connected with the message using device and is configured to provide the message
to the message using device under the control of the controller;

wherein there is no other device between the device for implementing end-to-end HMP and the message creating device or the
message using device;

wherein the message input interface is a master interface or a slave interface, when the message input interface is the master
interface, the message input interface actively obtains the message created by the message creating device under the control
of the controller, and when the message input interface is the slave interface, the message input interface passively obtains
the message created by the message creating device under the control of the controller; and

the message output interface is a master interface or a slave interface, when the message output interface is the master interface,
the message output interface actively provides the message to the message using device under the control of the controller,
and when the message output interface is the slave interface, the message output interface passively provides the message
to the message using device under the control of the controller;

wherein the message input interface actively obtains the message created by the message creating device comprises: when the
message creating device cannot transmit the message voluntarily, the message input interface is implemented as the master
interface, and actively obtains the message created by the message creating device;

wherein the message input interface passively obtains the message created by the message creating device comprises: when the
message creating device can transmit the message voluntarily, the message input interface is implemented as the slave interface,
and receives the message sent by the message creating device actively;

wherein the message output interface actively provides the message to the message using device comprises: when the message
using device cannot obtain the message voluntarily, the message output interface is implemented as the master interface, and
sends the message actively to the message using device;

wherein the message output interface passively provides the message to the message using device comprises: when the message
using device can obtain the message voluntarily, the message output interface is implemented as the slave interface, and sends
the message to the message using device in response to a message request from the message using device;

wherein when the message output interface is the master interface, the controller is configured to:
obtain a status of the message using device via the message output interface, read the message from the message memory based
on the status, and transmit the message to the message using device via the message output interface; or

read messages from the message memory periodically, and transmit the messages to the message using device via the message
output interface;

wherein when the message output interface is the slave interface, the controller is configured to:
provide a message queue status to the message using device via the message output interface, obtain a read request transmitted
by the message using device based on the message queue status via the message output interface, read the message from the
message memory based on the read request, and transmit the message to the message using device via the message output interface;
or

obtain the read request transmitted periodically by the message using device via the message output interface, read the message
from the message memory based on the read request, and transmit the message to the message using device via the message output
interface.

US Pat. No. 9,672,841

VOICE ACTIVITY DETECTION METHOD AND METHOD USED FOR VOICE ACTIVITY DETECTION AND APPARATUS THEREOF

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

6. A voice activity detection (VAD) apparatus applied in speech coding, wherein, the apparatus comprises hardware performing
instructions stored in a non-transitory computer readable medium which executes steps in following units:
a filter bank, used to obtain sub-band signals of a current frame;
a spectrum amplitude computation unit, used to obtain spectrum amplitudes of the current frame;
a feature acquisition unit, used to compute values of a energy feature, a spectral centroid feature and a time-domain stability
feature of the current frame according to the sub-band signals; compute values of a spectral flatness feature and a tonality
feature according to the spectrum amplitudes;

a flag computation unit, used to compute a tonality signal flag of the current frame according to the energy feature, the
spectral centroid feature, the time-domain stability feature, the spectral flatness feature and the tonality feature of the
current frame;

a signal to noise ratio computation unit, used to compute a signal to noise ratio parameter of the current frame according
to a background noise energy estimated from a previous frame, a energy of SNR sub-bands and the energy feature of the current
frame;

a VAD decision unit, used to compute a VAD decision result according to the tonality signal flag, the signal to noise ratio
parameter, the spectral centroid feature and the energy feature.

US Pat. No. 9,674,741

NETWORK SIDE DEVICE AND MACRO BASE STATION-TO-MICRO BASE STATION SWITCHING METHOD

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A macro base station to micro base station switching method, comprising:
multiplexing part of scrambling codes in reserved scrambling codes to micro base station cells and configuring multiplexed
scrambling code information to a user equipment;

in accordance with existing determined neighbor cell relations as well as cell synchronization information in a measurement
report reported by the user equipment, a network side creating a system frame number-system frame number (SFN?SFN) relation
list between various base station cells, wherein the created SFN?SFN relation list comprises SFN?SFN offsets between macro
base stations and micro base station cells as well as micro base stations and micro base station cells;

when the user equipment reports a switching measurement report of a target cell, the network side determining a target cell
in actual switching and performing a corresponding switching action according to scrambling code information in the switching
measurement report, TM and OFF information in the cell synchronization information and the SFN?SFN relation list;

wherein the process of the network side determining the target cell in actual switching according to the scrambling code information
in the switching measurement report, the TM, OFF information in the cell synchronization information as well as the SFN?SFN
relation list is as follows:

composing cells corresponding to a value of scrambling code into a cell list according to the value of scrambling code in
the measurement report reported by the user equipment;

calculating a SFN?SFN difference between the target cell and a source cell according to values of TM and OFF of the target
cell of the switching measurement report reported by the user equipment;

calculating SFN time differences between various cells in the cell list and a source cell Cell2, and determining a cell which meets a following condition as the target cell in actual switching:

|(SFNTarget?SFNSource)?(TargetCellSFN?SourceCellSFN)|
wherein SFNTarget?SFNSource is a SFN difference between the target cell and the source cell calculated according to TM and OFF in a real-time measurement
report;

TargetCellSFN?SourceCellSFN is a SFN difference inquired by each candidate target cell in the cell list and source cell according to a SFN?SFN list;

DeltaFrame is a configured allowed SFN time difference.

US Pat. No. 9,667,794

AGENT SERVICE CALL SWITCH SYSTEM AND METHOD IN CALL CENTRE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. An agent service call switch system in a call centre, comprising a real-time Voice Channel Switching Management Unit (VCM)
of an agent, a Computer Telecommunication Integration (CTI) module, an Automatic Call Distributor (ACD) module and the agent;
wherein the VCM is configured to modify a Data Base (DB), and to add a service number for switching in an agent service number
list, wherein the service number comprises a Voice Over Internet Phone (VOIP) number and a Public Land Mobile Network (PLMN)
number;

the agent selects the PLMN number as a service number after switching, and sends an update message to the CTI module through
a Telephony Service Application Programming Interface (TSAPI) protocol to update the service number of the agent;

the CTI module sends a logout message about a service number before switching, namely a VOIP number, to the ACD module through
a Computer Supported Telecommunications Applications (CSTA) protocol;

the agent sends an unregister message to the ACD module through a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) protocol to unregister
the VOIP number;

the ACD module sends an acknowledgement message to the agent;
the CTI module respectively, to complete switching of the service number from the VOIP number to the PLMN number; and
after completing the switch of the agent voice channels, when a user call accesses the ACD module; the ACD module acquires
the PLMN number of the agent, and calls PLMN number of the agent.

US Pat. No. 9,628,634

METHOD AND CONTROLLER FOR NETWORK CHARGING

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for network charging, comprising:
receiving user state information from a mobility management network element device and charging strategy information from
a charging rule network element device, then sending a charging resource request message containing the charging strategy
information, the user state information and information of a universal gateway (UGW) to a data centre management network element
device;

receiving information of a processing network element device from the data centre management network element device;
configuring a flow table for the UGW according to the information of the processing network element device, and sending the
configured flow table to the UGW; and

receiving charging processing information fed back from the data centre management network element device when the processing
network element device charges for a traffic flow;

wherein the information of the processing network element device comprises address or tunnel information of the processing
network element device;

the charging strategy information comprises a charging level, a charging mode, a measurement method and a data usage report
level;

the user state information comprises a user identifier, user location information, service network information, an access
network type, closed user group (CSG) information, and a charging feature for a subscriber; and

the information of the UGW comprises address or tunnel information of the UGW.

US Pat. No. 9,626,530

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PROTECTING APPLICATIONS THEREOF

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for protecting application programs of an electronic apparatus comprising a touch screen, a storage device and
a processor, comprising:
providing a screen sharing program to the storage device for installation on the electronic apparatus; and
the electronic apparatus running the screen sharing program to share a screen between two electronic apparatuses to enable
the screen sharing program displays contents displayed on the touch screen of the electronic apparatus on a screen of another
electronic apparatus synchronously; wherein the processor performs steps of:

generating a touch track of a user when the user touches on the touch screen of the electronic apparatus, and sensing the
touch track on the touch screen of the electronic apparatus,

determining whether the touch track is a first touch track, a second touch track, or a point touch,
when the touch track of the user is the first touch track, adding an application program corresponding to the first touch
track into a prohibited list;

when the touch track of the user is the second touch track, deleting an application program corresponding to the second touch
track from the prohibited list; and

when the touch track of the user is the point touch, searching an application program corresponding to the point touch in
the prohibited list and determining whether the application program corresponding to the point touch is in the prohibited
list; if the application program corresponding to the point touch is in the prohibited list, stopping screen sharing caused
by the screen sharing program and then running the application program corresponding to the point touch; if the application
program corresponding to the point touch is not in the prohibited list, running the application program corresponding to the
point touch, and maintaining normal screen sharing caused by the screen sharing program.

US Pat. No. 9,591,533

INDICATION METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MEASUREMENT PARAMETER

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A method for indicating measurement parameters, comprising:
in a scenario that a serving cell and neighboring cells use different bandwidths, a serving base station of the serving cell
acquiring frequency band usage information of neighboring cells of the serving cell, wherein, the frequency band usage information
comprises: carrier frequencies of the neighboring cells and system bandwidths of the neighboring cells;

according to a frequency band used by the serving base station itself and the frequency band usage information of all the
neighboring cells, the serving base station of the serving cell determining measurement parameters of a mobile station which
accesses the serving base station of the serving cell, wherein, the measurement parameters comprise: measurement frequency
points and measurement bandwidths at the measurement frequency points; and

N=(Bserv?Wgap)/Bneigh
BWn=Bmeas/N
wherein BWn is a measurement bandwidth at an nth measurement frequency point, BW1=BW2= . . . =BWN, Bmeas is a total measurement bandwidth, Bserv is a bandwidth of the serving cell, Bneigh is a bandwidth of the neighboring cell, Wgap is a sum of protection bandwidths between neighboring cells, a value of N is computed by rounding, and N is a positive integer;
and

the serving base station of the serving cell indicating the measurement parameters to the mobile station which accesses the
serving base station of the serving cell.

US Pat. No. 9,572,032

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TERMINAL TO ACCESS NETWORK AND TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for a terminal accessing to a wireless local area network, comprising:
a terminal which does not know a wireless local area network access key sending a key acquisition request to a shared server
in the wireless local area network, wherein the request carries a terminal location and a service set identifier (SSID);

the shared server in the wireless local area network selecting an access key based on a correspondence relationship between
the terminal location, the SSID and the access key, and sending the selected access key to the terminal; and

the terminal accessing to the wireless local area network according to the access key;
wherein, the method further comprises: the shared server in the wireless local area network saving the received SSID, the
terminal location and the access key, which comprises:

step one, the shared server in the wireless local area network searching in records saving the SSID, the terminal location
and the access key according to the received SSID, and judging whether a searched-out SSID record is the same as the received
SSID or not, if same, proceed to step two; otherwise, proceed to step six;

step two, judging whether a terminal location record corresponding to the SSID record is the same as the received terminal
location or not, if same, proceed to step three; otherwise, proceed to step six;

step three, judging whether an access key corresponding to the terminal location record is the same as the received access
key or not, if same, proceed to step four; otherwise, proceed to step five;

step four, maintaining the existing saved record;
step five, replacing the existing saved record with the received SSID, the terminal location and the access key, and ending;
step six, taking the received SSID, the terminal location and the access key as a new record to save, and ending.

US Pat. No. 9,570,801

DEVICE FOR REDUCING INTERFERENCE AMONG ANTENNAS OF MULTIPLE BASE STATIONS

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A device for reducing interference among antennas of multiple base stations, comprising:
an antenna module placed on a base station, and configured to transmit and receive radio waves;
a holding pole placed on the base station, and configured to support the antenna module;
a mounting bracket, coupled to the antenna module and the holding pole; and
a shielding apparatus placed on the holding pole or the antenna module, and is capable of being adjusted in directions;
wherein the shielding apparatus is an apparatus that absorbs or shields an electromagnetic wave;
the shielding apparatus comprises:
a stretchable shielding plate;
a first bracket coupled to the holding pole, wherein the first bracket is capable of sliding along an exterior of the holding
pole; and

a rotation shaft placed on the shielding plate, wherein the rotation shaft is hinged to the first bracket.

US Pat. No. 9,564,995

RETRANSMISSION METHOD FOR TIME DIVISION DUPLEXING SELF-ADAPTIVE FRAME STRUCTURE, AND NETWORK SIDE DEVICE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A retransmission method for a time division duplexing (TDD) self-adaptive frame structure, the method comprising:
during transmission of a TDD self-adaptive frame, for an uplink sub-frame, if a frame structure, of which a round trip time
(RTT) period of a Physical Hybrid Indicator Channel (PHICH) and a Physical Uplink Shared Channel (PUSCH) is 10 ms, corresponding
to the uplink sub frame is found in 7 types of defined frame structures, then sending PHICH data on a corresponding downlink
sub-frame in the found frame structure, and sending retransmission data on a corresponding uplink sub-frame in the found frame
structure; wherein

the method further comprises: if the frame structure, of which the RTT period of the PHICH and the PUSCH of the uplink sub-frame
is 10 ms, corresponding to the uplink sub frame is not found,

newly defining a frame structure of which the RTT period is 10 ms or an integral multiple of 10 ms, or
transmitting only new uplink data on the uplink sub-frame, or
configuring the uplink sub-frame as the downlink sub-frame.

US Pat. No. 9,565,585

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REPORTING FGI CAPABILITY BY TERMINAL AND ASSIGNING MEASUREMENT TASK BY NETWORK SIDE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for reporting Feature Group indicators (FGI) capability by a terminal, comprising:
when the terminal transmits the FGI capability of the terminal to a network side by the terminal, for each Radio Access Technology
(RAT), transmitting to the network side indication information about whether the terminal supports Automatic Neighbor Relation
(ANR) capability of the RAT or not by the terminal, wherein, the indication information comprises at least two bits;

wherein,
the RAT comprises two or more of the following radio access technologies: code division multiple access CDMA2000 first generation
radio transmission technology (1xRTT), CDMA2000 high rate packet data (HRPD), universal mobile telecommunication system terrestrial
radio access network (UTRAN) and global system for mobile communication (GSM)/enhanced data rates for GSM evolution (EDGE)
radio access network (GERAN);

wherein,
the indication information about whether the terminal supports the ANR capability of the RAT or not is indicated by adopting
one of the following modes:

setting 1 bit for each RAT to indicate whether the terminal supports the ANR capability of the RAT or not;
setting 1 bit to indicate whether the terminal supports the ANR capability of the 1xRTT and the HRPD or not, and setting 1
bit for each of other RATs to indicate whether the terminal supports the ANR capability of the RAT or not;

setting 1 bit to indicate whether the terminal supports the ANR capability of the 1xRTT and the GERAN or not, and setting
1 bit to indicate whether the terminal supports the ANR capability of the HRPD and the UTRAN or not; and

setting 1 bit to indicate whether the terminal supports the ANR capability of the 1xRTT and the UTRAN or not, and setting
1 bit to indicate whether the terminal supports the ANR capability of the HRPD and the GERAN or not.

US Pat. No. 9,542,935

VOICE RECOGNITION FUNCTION REALIZING METHOD AND DEVICE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for realizing a voice recognition function, comprising:
setting a corresponding relationship between an attitude parameter of a mobile terminal body and a voice recognition mode;
when a change of the attitude parameter of the mobile terminal body detected by a gravity sensor in a mobile terminal satisfies
a condition of switching the voice recognition mode, then switching the voice recognition mode, and performing voice recognition
under the switched voice recognition mode;

wherein, the attitude parameter of the mobile terminal body comprises an inclination angle of the mobile terminal body relative
to a horizontal plane, and the voice recognition mode comprises a common mode and a voice wake-up mode; and

wherein, setting a corresponding relationship between an attitude parameter of a mobile terminal body and a voice recognition
mode comprises: setting a corresponding relationship between a range of the inclination angle of the mobile terminal body
relative to the horizontal plane and the voice recognition mode, wherein:

the inclination angle of the mobile terminal body relative to the horizontal plane belongs to a first angle interval, corresponding
to the common mode of the voice recognition mode, and the inclination angle of the mobile terminal body relative to the horizontal
plane belongs to a second angle interval, corresponding to the voice wake-up mode of the voice recognition mode; wherein the
first angle interval is not intersected with the second angle interval.

US Pat. No. 9,544,335

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR LOCAL CALLING VIA WEBPAGE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for local calling via a webpage, comprising:
generating a local calling operation instruction according to an operating system;
serializing the local calling operation instruction, filling the serialized local calling operation instruction into a webpage
as a hyperlink character string, and sending the webpage to a server or a local operating system; and

acquiring, by a browser, the webpage from the local operating system or the server according to a model of an operating system
local to the browser, de-serializing, by the browser, the hyperlink character string in the webpage, and requesting, according
to an instantiated local calling operation instruction obtained through the de-serialization, the operating system local to
the browser to execute a local calling operation indicated by the instantiated local calling operation instruction,

wherein the step of serializing the local calling operation instruction is:
acquiring a character string composed of a group of keywords and a protocol identifier,
wherein the group of keywords comprises a command word pair and one or more parameter word pairs;
the command word pair comprises a command word and a value of the command word;
each of the one or more parameter word pairs comprises a parameter word and a value of the parameter word;
the group of keywords is separated from the protocol identifier by a first separator;
each two of the command word pair and the one or more parameter word pairs comprised in the group of keywords are separated
by a second separator;

the command word and the value of the command word, as well as a parameter word and the value of the parameter word, are separated
by a third separator; and

the value of the command word corresponds to a local calling operation instruction, the value of a parameter word is used
for storing a parameter of a local calling operation indicated by a command word corresponding to the parameter word.

US Pat. No. 9,525,927

EARPHONE AND FABRICATION METHOD THEREOF

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. An earphone, comprising:
an earphone wire, wherein the earphone wire comprises flexible wire parts and hard wire parts which are arranged alternately,
and

wherein each of two of the hard wire parts include a first connection portion, the first connection portions structured so
that the first connection portions are detachably connectable to one another to detachably connect the two hard wire parts
together.

US Pat. No. 9,525,650

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR UPDATING REORDER DEPTH IN ROBUST HEADER COMPRESSION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for updating a reorder depth in robust header compression, comprising:
when determining that a reorder occurs in data packets, a decompressor estimating a reorder situation, and determining whether
a more robust reorder processing policy needs to be used according to the reorder situation; if the more robust reorder processing
policy needs not to be used, maintaining a reorder depth value at the decompressor side; if the more robust reorder processing
policy needs to be used, updating the reorder depth value at the decompressor side to a greater value, and transmitting a
feedback packet carrying the updated reorder depth value to a compressor, so that the compressor updates a reorder depth value
at the compressor side according to the reorder depth value in the feedback packet;

wherein, the compressor updating the reorder depth value at the compressor side according to the reorder depth value in the
feedback packet comprises:

determining whether the reorder depth value at the compressor side is less than the reorder depth value in the feedback packet,
if yes, updating the reorder depth value at the compressor side to the reorder depth value in the feedback packet; otherwise,
transmitting an Initialization and Refresh (IR) packet to the decompressor to perform reorder depth value synchronization.

US Pat. No. 9,520,971

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A data transmission method, comprising:
receiving orthogonal in-phase and quadrature (IQ) data from an uplink;
according to mapping of the IQ data in a Common Public Radio Interface (CPRI) basic frame, utilizing at least one storage
unit to sequence the IQ data;

combining a control word with the sequenced IQ data to form CPRI data, and transmitting the CPRI data;
wherein according to the mapping of the IQ data in the CPRI basic frame, utilizing the at least one storage unit to sequence
the IQ data comprises: sampling the IQ data; according to the mapping of the IQ data in the CPRI basic frame, respectively
extracting each bit in the sampled IQ data of one clock cycle; respectively storing the each bit in different storage units;
and instructing hardware to read in one clock cycle all bits of a same carrier from the different storage units to form carrier
data.

US Pat. No. 9,503,191

GMP MAPPING METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OPTICAL CHANNEL DATA UNIT

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A Generic Mapping Procedure (GMP) mapping method for an Optical channel Data Unit (ODU), comprising:
caching low-level ODUk data to a memory according to a rate of low-level ODUk data stream, and generating an adjustment byte
in a mapping process and encoding the adjustment byte;

generating read enable of the cached data by an algorithm according to the adjustment byte, reading the cached low-level ODUk
data, and generating Optical channel Data Tributary Unit (ODTU) data according to the read data; and

crossing a time slot of the ODTU data in multiple channels to a time slot of a high-level ODU payload, and forming data in
the time slot of the high-level ODU payload and the encoded adjustment byte into a completed high-level ODU frame.

US Pat. No. 9,501,444

USB DEVICE AND METHOD THEREOF FOR AUTOMATICALLY RECOGNIZING MICROSOFT WINDOWING OPERATING SYSTEM VERSION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for automatically identifying a release of a Microsoft Windows Operating System (OS) by a Universal Serial Bus
(USB) device, comprising:
accessing, by a USB device, a host, and reporting, to the host, M configuration parameters, the M being an integer greater
than 1;

enumerating the USB device as a Trans-Flash (TF) card device, and reporting, to the host during the enumerating, configuration-parameter-designation
supporting Microsoft OS Descriptors (MOSD), a configuration value designated by configuration-parameter-designation being
set as the Nth configuration parameter, the N being an integer greater than 1 and no greater than the M;

when detecting that the host has acquired a configuration descriptor corresponding to the Nth configuration parameter, determining,
by the USB device, that a release of a present Microsoft Windows OS is Win8;

when detecting that the host has acquired a configuration descriptor corresponding to the first configuration parameter and
when having received only one INQUIRY instruction issued by the host, determining, by the USB device, that a release of a
present Microsoft Windows OS is XP; when having received at least two INQUIRY instructions issued by the host, determining,
by the USB device, that a release of a present Microsoft Windows OS is Vista or Win7.

US Pat. No. 9,490,884

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ACTIVATING UPLINK CLOSED LOOP TRANSMIT DIVERSITY

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

15. A method for activating uplink closed loop transmit diversity, comprising:
a NodeB receiving configuration information for the uplink closed loop transmit diversity (UL CLTD) from a radio network controller,
wherein the configuration information for the UL CLTD comprises an information element carrying an initialized UL CLTD active
status, and the information element carrying the initialized UL CLTD active status is used for indicating an active status
to be used when the NodeB activates the UL CLTD of a user equipment (UE);

the NodeB activating the UL CLTD of the UE using the active status indicated by the information element carrying the initialized
UL CLTD active status;

wherein if the configuration information for the UL CLTD does not comprise the information element carrying the initialized
UL CLTD active status, the NodeB activates the UL CLTD of the UE using a preset active status; and

wherein the preset active status is the first active status.

US Pat. No. 9,479,252

PRE-EQUALIZATION USING PHASE CORRECTION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for use at a transmitter-side in an optical communication network, comprising:
determining a pre-equalization transfer function for applying to an optically modulated signal at the transmitter by:
performing digital to analog conversion of a reference signal to generate an analog reference signal;
modulating an optical source by the analog reference signal using a first modulation scheme to generate a modulated signal;
digitizing the modulated signal to generate a received estimate of the modulated signal;
phase correcting the estimate of the modulated signal to generate an estimate of the reference signal; and
computing the pre-equalization transfer function using the reference signal and the estimate of the reference signal, wherein
the estimate of the reference signal is based on a phase corrected estimate of the modulated signal, wherein the phase corrected
estimate includes averaging over a sliding window of length N samples and wherein the sliding window slides less than N samples,
where N is a whole number representing a filter block size.

US Pat. No. 9,479,432

DHT-BASED CONTROL NETWORK IMPLEMENTATION METHOD AND SYSTEM, AND NETWORK CONTROLLER

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A Distributed Hash Table (DHT)-based control network implementation method, comprising:
establishing, by switches, routing control channels with specified network controllers in a distributed Peer-to-Peer (P2P)
network;

performing, by one of the network controllers first receiving a path creation request as a head-node network controller, path
calculation, generating P2P path creation request message, and forwarding the P2P path creation request message along a path;

transmitting, by the network controllers receiving the P2P path creation request message on the path, forwarding flow tables
contained in the P2P path creation request message to the switches managed by themselves to finish respective local path creation,
wherein the network controllers receiving the P2P path creation request message include intermediate-node network controllers
and an end-node network controller, wherein each of the intermediate-node network controllers on the path forwards the P2P
path creation request message along the path after finishing local path creation, and the end-node network controller returns
P2P path creation response message along reverse path after finishing local path creation;

updating, by each of the intermediate-node network controllers receiving the P2P path creation response message, the P2P path
creation response message in combination with a local path creation result, and forwarding the updated P2P path creation response
message along the reverse path; and determining, by the head-node network controller, whether the path is successfully created
or not in combination with a local path creation result after receiving the P2P path creation response message;

wherein a destination node of the P2P path creation request message is the end-node network controller on the path;
a routing path header of the P2P path creation request message consists of Identifiers (ID) of the other network controllers
except the end-node network controller on the path; and

a message body of the P2P path creation request message consists of the forwarding flow tables transmitted to each switch
on the path.

US Pat. No. 9,478,922

COMMUNICATION CONNECTOR WITH AN ELASTIC INNER CONDUCTOR

ZTE CORPORATION, ZTE PLAZ...

1. A connector, comprising:
an inner conductor (1);

an outer conductor (2); and

an insulating member (3), located between the inner conductor (1) and the outer conductor (2) and forming a non-closed cavity,

wherein an area at an opening of the non-closed cavity is a port for termination,
wherein the inner conductor (1) comprises a first inner conductor (40) and an elastic inner conductor (60),

wherein the first inner conductor (40) and the elastic inner conductor (60) are arranged in the non-closed cavity,

wherein the elastic inner conductor (60) comprises an elastic member (61) having a straight inclinedly oriented free end portion (611) and a protrusion (612) projecting towards the first inner conductor (40) and formed by a pair of legs, between which a passage is provided, and

wherein in the case where the connector is unterminated, the protrusion (612) of the elastic inner conductor (60) is in contact with the first inner conductor (40), and in the case where the connector is terminated, the inclinedly oriented free end portion (611) is moved substantially laterally by a terminating conductor (50) vertically inserted through the port for termination and through the passage between the pair of legs of the elastic inner
conductor (60), such that the protrusion (612) is separated from the first inner conductor (40) and the terminating conductor (50) is in contact with the elastic inner conductor (60).

US Pat. No. 9,462,003

BIDIRECTIONAL AUTHORIZATION SYSTEM, CLIENT AND METHOD

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A system for bidirectional authorization, comprising a first service provision subsystem, a second service provision subsystem
and a user terminal, wherein,
the first service provision subsystem is configured to acquire a first temporary credential of the first service provision
subsystem and a second temporary credential of the second service provision subsystem, respectively, send the second temporary
credential to the user terminal for authorization, receive a second authorization credential returned by the user terminal,
send the second authorization credential to the second service provision subsystem to exchange for a second access token,
acquire resources in the second service provision subsystem according to the second access token and send the first temporary
credential to the second service provision subsystem;

the second service provision subsystem is configured to receive the first temporary credential from the first service provision
subsystem, modify an identifier in the first temporary credential, send the modified first temporary credential to the user
terminal for authorization, receive a first authorization credential returned by the user terminal, send the first authorization
credential to the first service provision subsystem to exchange for a first access token, and acquire resources in the first
service provision subsystem according to the first access token; and

the user terminal is configured to respectively receive the second temporary credential from the first service provision subsystem
and the first temporary credential from the second service provision subsystem, respectively authorize the second and first
temporary credentials, and send the second and first authorization credentials to the first and second service provision subsystems,
respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,461,741

SIGNAL TRANSMISSION METHOD AND APPARATUS

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A signal transmission method, comprising:
acquiring, by a terminal device, a signal to be sent; and
sending, by the terminal device, the signal through a visible light medium, wherein after being demodulated, the signal sent
through the visible light medium is carried on a power line for transmission;

wherein after sending, by the terminal device, the signal through the visible light medium, the method further comprises:
receiving the signal via a light receiving device, and demodulating the signal; and
carrying the demodulated signal on a power line carrier for transmission via a coupling transmission device;
wherein after carrying the demodulated signal on the power line carrier for transmission via the coupling transmission device,
the method further comprises:

sending the signal to an Internet via an access gateway;
wherein sending the signal to the Internet via the access gateway comprises:
sending the signal which is carried on the power line carrier to a second processor via a second analogue front end, and storing
the signal in the second processor and sending the signal to the Internet via the access gateway, wherein the second processor
is configured to convert the signal from an analogue signal to a digital signal, and the second analogue front end comprises
a filter and an amplifier.

US Pat. No. 9,451,597

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECEIVING PHYSICAL UPLINK CONTROL CHANNEL IN LTE SYSTEM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. An apparatus for receiving Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) in Long Term Evolution (LTE) system, comprising:
a plurality of blocks of system Fast Fourier Transform (FFT), each of the plurality of blocks of system FFT performing system
FFT on data from corresponding one of a plurality of antennas;

a block of allocated logic resource index table for generating an allocated logic resource index table in which a logical
resource index corresponds to a logical Resource Block (RB) index, a cyclic shift and an orthogonal sequence index;

a block of local base sequence generator for generating a local base sequence;
a plurality of blocks of PUCCH RB processing units, each of the plurality of blocks of PUCCH RB processing units receiving
the allocated logic resource index table and the local base sequence and an output of corresponding one of the plurality of
blocks of system FFT, and generating DeModulation Reference Signal (DMRS) despread outputs and data values;

a block of SR detection for receiving the data values and the DMRS despread outputs, and for generating Scheduling Request
(SR) detection results;

a plurality of blocks of user data extraction, each of the plurality of blocks of user data extraction receiving the data
values and the DMRS despread outputs, and performing user data extraction; and

a plurality of blocks of PUCCH user processing units, each of the plurality of blocks of PUCCH user processing units receiving
an orthogonal sequence index, the data values and an output from corresponding one of the plurality of blocks of user data
extraction, and generating an Acknowledgement/Non-Acknowledgement/Channel Quality Indicator (ACK/NAK/CQI) signal for a concerned
User Equipment (UE);

wherein one block of system FFT, one block of PUCCH RB processing unit, one block of user data extraction and one block of
PUCCH user processing unit correspond to one antenna;

wherein the apparatus receiving PUCCH signals of multiple UEs at the same time.

US Pat. No. 9,451,493

DRIVE TEST MINIMIZATION METHOD AND DEVICE FOR OBTAINING TIME DELAY

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A minimization of drive test method for obtaining a time delay, comprising:
receiving, by a node, a minimization of drive test (MDT) measurement and configuration parameter, wherein, the MDT measurement
and configuration parameter carries a measurement requirement for obtaining a delay;

performing, by the node, statistics on data information related to the total number of packets and the number of packets whose
transmission time exceeds a packet delay budget (PDB) of an air interface within measurement time;

wherein, the data information related to the total number of packets and the number of packets whose transmission time exceeds
the packet delay budget of the air interface comprises:

the total number of packets and the number of packets whose transmission time exceeds the packet delay budget of the air interface;
or

a ratio of the number of packets whose transmission time exceeds the packet delay budget of the air interface to the total
number of packets; or

the number of packets whose transmission time exceeds the packet delay budget of the air interface, as well as the ratio of
the number of packets whose transmission time exceeds the packet delay budget of the air interface to the total number of
packets.

US Pat. No. 9,350,507

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR NOTIFICATION OF SCRAMBLING CODE IDENTIFICATION SIGNALLING GROUP

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for notification of scrambling code identification signalling group, wherein the method comprises:
receiving, by a receiver, a scrambling code identification signalling group;
wherein the scrambling code identification signalling group comprises at least one of the following: a virtual identification
signalling, a virtual identification enabling signalling of one bit, and a virtual identification index signalling of one
or more bits, where the virtual identification signalling includes one or more virtual cell identifications; and

the method further comprises: receiving, by the receiver, the virtual identification signalling via a System Information Block
(SIB) or a Radio Resource Control (RRC) signalling, and storing, by the receiver, the virtual identification signalling in
the received SIB or RRC signalling;

performing blind detection for Downlink Control Information (DCI);
wherein the virtual identification index signalling is carried in DCI Format 2B or DCI Format 2C or a future format of the
DCI;

obtaining the virtual identification index signalling according to the blind detection, and determining the virtual identification
signalling according to the corresponding virtual identification index signalling;

generating, by the receiver, a corresponding scrambling code sequence of a demodulation pilot according to the determined
virtual identification signalling;

generating a pilot symbol sequence according to the scrambling code sequence of the demodulation pilot; and
performing channel estimation according to the pilot symbol sequence.

US Pat. No. 9,350,512

METHOD FOR ACTIVATING MULTIPLE STREAMS TRANSMISSION UE TO TRANSMIT HS-DPCCH AND UE THEREOF

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for a User Equipment (UE) which activates a multi-stream transmission to transmit a High Speed Dedicated Physical
Control Channel (HS-DPCCH), applied in a multi-stream transmission system, comprising:
the UE which activates a multi-stream transmission receiving High-Speed Physical Downlink Shared Channel (HS-PDSCH) subframes
transmitted by a primary serving cell and HS-PDSCH subframes transmitted by a secondary serving cell, transmitting an HS-DPCCH
carrying jointly encoded Acknowledge/Negative Acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) and Channel Quality Indicator (CQI) after a predetermined
duration based on a later received HS-PDSCH subframe of a paired HS-PDSCH subframes which are paired with one of the HS-PDSCH
subframes transmitted by the primary serving cell and one of the HS-PDSCH subframes transmitted by the secondary serving cell
respectively, wherein the predetermined duration is determined according to a timing correlation by which the UE transmits
an HS-DPCCH subframe and correspondingly receives an HS-PDSCH subframe, which is specified in the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) specification 25.211.

US Pat. No. 9,344,134

MOBILE TERMINAL THAT DETERMINES A TYPE OF AN EXTERNAL DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A processing method for mobile terminal, comprising:
a mobile terminal determining, when the mobile terminal detects that an external device is plugged in, the type of the external
device according to logic levels of internal data signal lines in the mobile terminal, wherein the type comprises a charger
and a Universal Serial Bus (USB) host device; and

according to the determined type of the external device, the mobile terminal charging or transmitting data;
wherein the mobile terminal determining the type of the external device according to logic levels of internal data signal
lines of the mobile terminal comprises:

a baseband chip of the mobile terminal reading the logic levels of the internal data signal lines;
the mobile terminal determining that the type of the external device is an USB host device under condition that logic level
of a positive signal line in the internal data signal lines is low and logic level of a negative signal line in the internal
data signal lines is low; and

the mobile terminal determining that the type of the external device is a charger under condition that logic level of the
positive signal line is high and logic level of the negative signal line is low.

US Pat. No. 9,344,928

NEIGHBOURING CELL OPTIMIZATION METHOD AND MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A neighbouring cell optimization method, comprising:
establishing an IUR connection between a first Radio Network Controller (RNC) and a second RNC;
the first RNC sending neighbouring cell information to the second RNC after the IUR connection is established successfully;
and

the second RNC performing automatic neighbouring cell optimization according to the neighbouring cell information;wherein the first RNC sending the neighbouring cell information to the second RNC after the IUR connection is established
successfully comprises, after the IUR connection is established successfully, the second RNC sending a neighbouring cell information
request to the first RNC, and the first RNC sending the neighbouring cell information to the second RNC according to the neighbouring
cell information request; andfurther wherein the first RNC sending the neighbouring cell information to the second RNC according to the neighbouring cell
information request comprises the second RNC sending the neighbouring cell information request to the first RNC, wherein a
reporting way in the neighbouring cell information request is periodic reporting, and a period of reporting is a specified
length of time, and after receiving the neighbouring cell information request, the first RNC sending current neighbouring
cell information to the second RNC, and then periodically sending neighbouring cell information of a current period to the
second RNC according to the specified length of time.

US Pat. No. 9,344,250

METHOD, SYSTEM, BASE STATION AND TERMINAL FOR SENDING MULTIPOINT TRANSMISSION SYSTEM DATA

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for transmitting data in a multi-point transmission system, comprising:
for a User Equipment (UE) enabling multi-point transmission, a base station to which a secondary serving cell of the UE belongs
adjusting a time when a High Speed Shared Control Channel (HS-SCCH) and a High Speed Dedicated Physical Control Channel (HS-PDSCH)
are transmitted to the UE according to frame offset information of primary and secondary serving cells of the UE, so that
a subframe boundary offset between the HS-PDSCHs of the primary and secondary serving cells received by the UE is within a
specified range, and a subframe boundary offset between the HS-SCCHs of the primary and secondary serving cells received by
the UE is within the same specified range;

the method further comprising: the base station to which the secondary serving cell belongs obtaining the frame offset information
by any one of the following modes:

the UE measuring the frame timing information of the primary and secondary serving cells, calculating and obtaining frame
offset information according to the frame timing information, and reporting the frame offset information to a radio network
controller, and the radio network controller transmitting the frame offset information to the base station to which the secondary
serving cell belongs;

the UE measuring and obtaining the frame timing information of the primary and secondary serving cells, and transmitting the
frame timing information to a radio network controller; and the radio network controller obtaining the frame offset information
according to the frame timing information, and transmitting the frame offset information to the base station to which the
secondary serving cell belongs;

the UE measuring and obtaining the frame timing information of the primary and secondary serving cells, and transmitting the
frame timing information to a radio network controller; the radio network controller transmitting the frame timing information
to the base station to which the secondary serving cell belongs; and the base station to which the secondary serving cell
belongs obtaining the frame offset information according to the frame timing information.

US Pat. No. 9,338,739

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SELECTING NETWORK ON WHICH MULTIMODE TERMINAL IS TO RESIDE AND MULTIMODE TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, (CN)

1. A method for selecting network on which multimode terminal is to reside, comprising:
obtaining a service type of a network service which is currently performed by the multimode terminal;
detecting a current signal intensity of each network in current environment for the multimode terminal;
obtaining power consumption information about power consumed by the multimode terminal when the multimode terminal currently
performs the network service; and

selecting, according to preset relationships among a signal intensity, a service type and a power consumption reference value
of each network, the obtained power consumption information, the detected current signal intensity of the each network and
the obtained service type, the network on which the multimode terminal is to reside, wherein the selected network is a network
with minimum power consumption reference value, which is corresponding to the current signal intensity and the current service
type, in networks in each of which a current signal intensity can ensure the network service is performed.

US Pat. No. 9,313,757

BASE STATION, TERMINAL, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DATA TRANSMITTING IN TIME-DIVISION DUPLEX SYSTEM

ZTE Corporation, (CN)

1. A data transmission method for a Time Division Duplex (TDD) system, comprising:
a base station sending an uplink scheduling grant signaling to a terminal on a carrier m, and after the base station receives
uplink data sent by the terminal through a Physical Uplink Shared Channel (PUSCH) on a carrier n, the base station sending
an ACK/NACK feedback signaling corresponding to the PUSCH to the terminal on the carrier m;

wherein, m?n;
a timing relationship between a subframe by which the base station sends the uplink scheduling grant signaling and/or the
ACK/NACK feedback signaling and a subframe where the PUSCH is located is identical with a Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request
(HARQ) timing relationship corresponding to an uplink/downlink configuration of the carrier n; or,

the timing relationship between the subframe by which the base station sends the uplink scheduling grant signaling and/or
the ACK/NACK feedback signaling and the subframe where the PUSCH is located is identical with an HARQ timing relationship
corresponding to an uplink/downlink configuration used by a carrier with more uplink subframes or less downlink subframes
between the carrier m and the carrier n; or,

the timing relationship between the subframe by which the base station sends the uplink scheduling grant signaling and/or
the ACK/NACK feedback signaling and the subframe where the PUSCH is located is identical with an HARQ timing relationship
corresponding to an uplink/downlink configuration used by a carrier with less uplink subframes or more downlink subframes
between the carrier m and the carrier n.

US Pat. No. 9,253,820

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IMPLEMENTING MULTIMEDIA CALL

ZTE CORPORATION, Guangdo...

1. A method for implementing a multimedia call, comprising:
after receiving a calling request from a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) client, a calling controller transmitting the
calling request to an application server;

the application server acquiring rate options of calling respective called numbers by the VoIP client and returning the rate
options to the calling controller, wherein the respective called numbers comprise one or multiple numbers registered by and/or
bound with a called party of the calling request;

the calling controller transmitting the rate options to the VoIP client, and suspending call handling of the calling request;
and

after receiving a rate option selected by the VoIP client among the rate options, the calling controller transmitting the
rate option selected by the VoIP client to the application server, resuming the call handling, and connecting a call between
the VoIP client and a called terminal of a called number corresponding to the rate option selected.

US Pat. No. 9,215,077

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SUPPORTING MULTIPLE TIME ZONES AND CHARGING METHOD AND SYSTEM IN IMS

ZTE CORPORATION, Guangdo...

1. A method for supporting multiple time zones in an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS), comprising:
sending, by a Proxy Call Session Control Function (PCSCF) network element, a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) message including
time zone information to a control layer network element exclusive of the PCSCF network element;

after obtaining the time zone information, sending, by the control layer network element receiving the SIP message, an SIP
message including the time zone information to a service layer network element; and

receiving, by the service layer network element, the SIP message sent from the control layer network element, and obtaining
the time zone information included in the SIP message;

wherein the sending, by a PCSCF network element, an SIP message including time zone information to a control layer network
element exclusive of the PCSCF network element comprises:

in the condition that the PCSCF network element trusts information reported from a User Equipment (UE),
when the UE reports time zone information, sending, by the PCSCF network element, an SIP message including the time zone information
reported from the UE to the control layer network element exclusive of the PCSCF network element; and

when the UE does not report time zone information and the access layer network element does not provide time zone information,
determining, by the PCSCF network element, time zone information of the UE, and sending an SIP message including the determined
time zone information to the control layer network element exclusive of the PCSCF network element; wherein, determining, by
the PCSCF network element, time zone information of the UE, comprises: mapping out, by the PCSCF network element, the time
zone information in which the UE is located in a configuration table of the PCSCF network element itself, according to location
information of the UE provided by the UE or by the access layer network element.

US Pat. No. 9,179,325

TRANSMISSION METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR RELAY PHYSICAL DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A transmission method for a Relay Physical Downlink Control Channel (R-PDCCH), comprising the steps of:
an enhanced Node B (eNB) bearing downlink grant information of a relay node (RN) onto an available Orthogonal Frequency Division
Multiplex (OFDM) symbol of a first slot of a pre-allocated Physical Resource Block (PRB) pair used for bearing the R-PDCCH,
and bearing uplink grant information of the relay node onto an available OFDM symbol of the first slot or the first slot and
second slot of the PRB pair, wherein available OFDM symbols in the PRB pair, other than the OFDM symbol used for the downlink
grant information and the uplink grant information, are used for bearing a Physical Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH) of each
relay node; and

the eNB transmitting the PRB pair bearing the downlink grant information and the uplink grant information and the R-PDSCH
to the relay node;

wherein after the step of the eNB transmitting the PRB pair to the relay node, the method further comprises a step of: the
relay node demodulating the R-PDCCH using a Cell-Specific Reference Signal (CRS) to obtain the downlink grant information
and the PDSCH of the relay node;

wherein for each relay node, which only has the downlink grant information, under the eNB, the eNB bears the downlink grant
information and the PDSCH of each relay node onto the PRB pair according to one of the following modes:

after the eNB completely or partially interleaves the downlink grant information of each relay node, the eNB bearing the completely
or partially interleaved downlink grant information onto the available OFDM symbol of the first slot of the PRB pair, wherein
all the available OFDM symbols in the PRB pair, other than the OFDM symbol used for the downlink grant information, are used
for bearing the PDSCH of each relay node;

the eNB bearing the downlink grant information of each relay node onto the available OFDM symbol of the first slot of the
PRB pair, wherein a second slot of the PRB pair is used for bearing the PDSCH of each relay node;

wherein the complete interleaving refers that an eNB concentrates downlink grants or uplink grants of all RNs in series and
performs interleaving with Resource Element Group (REG) as a unit or Control Channel Element (CCE) as a unit;

the partial interleaving refers that an eNB groups RNs, only concentrates downlink grants or uplink grants of the RNs in the
same group in series and performs interleaving with REG as a unit or CCE as a unit.

US Pat. No. 9,179,368

METHOD AND POLICY ENFORCEMENT FUNCTIONAL ENTITY FOR IMPLEMENTING QUALITY OF SERVICE REQUEST INFORMATION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for implementing quality of service (QoS) request information, comprising:
a policy enforcement functional entity (PE-FE) sending a policy decision functional entity (PD-FE) a QoS request message in
a form of a Credit Control Request (CCR) command including one or more Traffic-Information attribute-value pairs (AVPs);

wherein said each Traffic-Information AVP consists of a group of predetermined parameters, and said each group of the predetermined
parameters are used to represent the QoS request information of the transport layer for a respective service, and

wherein said each group of the predetermined parameters include following information: flow description information, flow
status information, quality of service information, user name information, Layer 2 address information, IP address information,
logical access address information, and physical access address information.

US Pat. No. 9,143,726

VIDEO MEDIA SERVER FOR REALIZING VIDEO INTERCOMMUNICATION GATEWAY FUNCTION AND VIDEO INTERCOMMUNICATION METHOD

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A video media server, which comprises a code converting module, along with a video access control system module, wherein,
the video access control system module is configured to apply to the video media server for a first video port supporting
first coding and a second video port supporting second coding, complete media negotiation between the first video port and
a call center and complete media negotiation between the second video port and a video access network; and

the code converting module is configured to realize code conversion between the first video port and the second video port;
thereby realizing video intercommunication between the video access network and the call center.

US Pat. No. 9,131,081

METHOD FOR SYNCHRONOUSLY IMPLEMENTING MEDIA SWITCH IN GATEWAYS USED FOR FAX OVER IP NETWORK

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for synchronously implementing media switch in gateways used for IP FAX between two fax machines, comprising:
generating a fax signal by the fax machine which is firstly activated by a fax event;
identifying that the fax event occurred after a media gateway, which is communicating with the fax machine firstly activated,
receives the fax signal;

sending a message for notification of fax event to the other media gateway of the fax event, wherein the message for notification
of fax event is carried by an Application-defined RTCP packet;

implementing a media switch in the media gateway into fax mode; and
implementing a media switch in the other media gateway of the fax event into fax mode after receiving the message for notification
of fax event; the method further comprising:

the step of sending the fax signal to the media gateway if the communicated fax machine is firstly activated to generate the
fax signal, and

the step of sending a CED signal to the media gateway at a fax receiving side if the fax machine is firstly activated at the
fax receiving side.

US Pat. No. 9,118,692

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ALLOCATING DELIVERY REPORTS

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for allocating delivery reports, comprising:
a service provider (SP) setting a message identifier MSGID1 in a multimedia message, and submitting the multimedia message
containing the MSGID1 and a destination number to a server in a multimedia messaging service gateway (MMSG), and the server
setting a message identifier MSGID2 in the multimedia message, and forwarding the multimedia message containing the MSGID2
and the destination number to a multimedia messaging service center (MMSC), and the server generating message control information
and saving the message control information in the server;

the MMSG parsing the corresponding server generating the MSGID2 according to the MSGID2 in the delivery report returned by
the MMSC, and forwarding the delivery report to the server generating the MSGID2; and

the server generating the MSGID2 searching out the corresponding MSGID1 according to the message control information saved
in the server, generating a delivery report containing the MSGID1 and state information and returning the delivery report
back to the SP.

US Pat. No. 9,113,394

METHOD FOR INDICATING CSG ID, METHOD FOR INDICATING BASE STATION TYPE, AND METHOD FOR OBTAINING CSG ID INDICATION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for indicating a base station type, the method comprising:
a Femto base station notifying a terminal of a base station type of the Femto base station, wherein the base station type
comprises an Enterprise Femto base station and/or a Home Femto base station;

wherein the Femto base station is a close subscriber group (CSG) type Femto base station;
when the base station type of the Femto base station is the Enterprise Femto base station, the Femto base station notifies
the terminal a close subscriber group identifier (CSG ID) of the Femto base station, and the terminal judges whether it is
able to access the Femto base station according to the CSG ID;

when the Femto base station is the Home Femto base station, the terminal judges, according to a cell identifier and/or a BS
ID, whether it is able to access the Femto base station.

US Pat. No. 9,084,213

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR OBTAINING TRANSMISSION POWER CONTROL (TPC) COMMAND

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for obtaining a Transmission Power Control (TPC) command, characterized by comprising:
presetting a Signal to Interference plus Noise Ratio (SINR) value threshold;
comparing a current SINR value with a target SINR value to obtain a difference value ?SINR;
comparing the ?SINR with the SINR value threshold, and obtaining a TPC command according to a result of comparison;
wherein the current SINR value is obtained according to following steps:
when a current service is a traffic service:
if a measured Frame Error Rate (FER) value is greater than a target FER value, adding the target FER value onto the target
SINR value;

if the measured FER value is smaller than the target FER value, separating a Power Headroom Report (PHR) value of User Equipment
(UE);

comparing the separated PHR value and a preset target PHR value;
when a current PHR value is greater than the target PHR value, adding the target FER value onto the target SINR value; when
the current PHR value is not greater than the target PHR value, subtracting the target FER value from the target SINR value;
or

the current SINR value is obtained according to following steps:
when a current service is a voice service:
if a measured FER value is smaller than a target FER value, subtracting the target FER value from the target SINR value;
if the measured FER value is greater than the target FER value, adding the target FER value onto the target SINR value.

US Pat. No. 9,084,027

INTERNET PROTOCOL TELEVISION SYSTEM AND IMPLEMENTATION METHOD THEREOF

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

5. An Internet protocol TV (IPTV) system, at least comprising a personal computer (PC) and a TV set-top box (STB) device,
wherein
the PC is set to: install a wireless data card in the STB device according to a user control, establish a connection with
the STB device, and start the wireless data card to wirelessly access to an IPTV network; as well as access to IPTV network
resources to achieve an IPTV service according to the user control after the wireless data card wirelessly accesses to the
IPTV network;

the STB device is set to: after the wireless data card wirelessly accesses to the IPTV network, access to the IPTV network
resource according to the user control to achieve the IPTV service;

wherein the PC is set to: initiate a wireless data card installation command to the STB device according to the user control;
the STB device is set to: receive the wireless data card installation command, and start an installation procedure of the
wireless data card according to the wireless data card installation command, and install a wireless data card web browser
management software.

US Pat. No. 9,084,237

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING A DATA TRANSMISSION CONFLICT OF A RELAY-NODE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method comprising:
in response to an occurrence of a data transmission conflict referring to a relay-node (RN) being configured with multi-subframe
scheduling resources on a backhaul subframe, and having acquired dynamic or semi-persistent resources on the backhaul subframe:

if the RN having acquired the dynamic resources on the backhaul subframe, the RN receiving or sending data by using the multi-subframe
scheduling resources or the dynamic resources on the backhaul subframe; and

if the RN having acquired the semi-persistent resources on the backhaul subframe, the RN receiving or sending data by using
the multi-subframe scheduling resources or the semi-persistent resources on the backhaul subframe,

wherein the multi-subframe scheduling resources refer to resources which are allocated by a base station to the RN to instruct
the RN to receive the data on sequential multiple downlink backhaul subframes or send the data on the sequential multiple
uplink backhaul subframes.

US Pat. No. 9,084,109

METHOD FOR SELECTING TEMPORARY CORE NETWORK BASE STATION AND TRUNKING COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for selecting a temporary core network, comprising:
setting unified judgment information and judgment rule;
a first base station receiving judgment information sent from other base stations and sending judgment information of the
first base station itself to said other base stations; and

after a core network fails, the first base station accepting a judgment result made according to the judgment information
and the judgment rule by each base station, and serving as a temporary core network;

when the first base station disagrees to serve as the temporary core network, the first base station returning refusing messages
to said other base stations; the first base station and said other base stations except a second base station sending request
messages to the second base station; after receiving the request messages, the second base station agreeing to serve as the
temporary core network, and returning agreeing messages to the first base station and said other base stations except the
second base station.

US Pat. No. 9,077,404

COORDINATING METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MULTI-INPUT MULTI-OUTPUT PRECODING OF DOWNLINK MULTI-BASE STATION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for coordinating downlink Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) precoding among multiple base stations (BS), comprising:
Receiving, by a first BS, Precoding Matrix Indicator (PMI) information fed back by a first Mobile Station (MS) occupying a
time-frequency resource block in a first cell managed by the first BS, wherein the PMI information fed back by the first MS
comprises an optimal PMI and a recommended or restrained PMI associated with the first MS;

receiving, by a second BS adjacent to the first BS, PMI information fed back by a second MS occupying the same time-frequency
resource block in a second cell adjacent to the first cell, wherein the second cell is managed by the second BS, and the PMI
information fed back by the second MS comprises an optimal PMI and a recommended or restrained PMI associated with the second
MS;

performing, by the first BS, PMI information exchange with the second BS to acquire the PMI information fed back by the second
MS;

Determining, by the first BS, whether there is any conflict between the first MS and the second MS according to the PMI information
fed back by the first MS and the PMI information fed back by the second MS acquired from the second BS, and generating a new
Precoding Matrix (PM) according to the result of the determination;

adjusting, by the first BS, a Modulation and Coding Scheme (MCS) according to the new PM by: calculating a Signal to Noise
Ratio (SNR) according to a formula

and acquiring the MCS according to the calculated SNR, wherein ?2 is noise power, s2 is signal power, ?•?F is F norm, H is a channel matrix between the BS and the MS, and W is the new PM.

US Pat. No. 9,071,538

METHOD FOR DYNAMICALLY ADJUSTING SWITCHING LOOP AND NETWORK EQUIPMENT

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for dynamically adjusting a switching loop, comprising:
determining, by a network equipment in the switching loop, current link costs of all links connected with the network equipment,
wherein the network equipment determines the current link costs of the links according to initial link costs and link adjustment
parameters of the links;

acquiring, by the network equipment, the current link costs of all the links in the switching loop, and determining a main
link of the switching loop, wherein the current link cost of the main link is less than or equal to a preset link cost;

wherein determining, by the network equipment, the current link costs of the links according to the initial link costs and
link adjustment parameters of the links comprises:

A?=A/(1?V), where A? represents the current link cost of the link, A represents the initial link cost of the link, V represents
the link adjustment parameter of the link, 0?V<1;

wherein when the link adjustment parameter is the packet loss rate of the link, the packet loss rate V is calculated based
on the following formula:

V=(P?Q)/P, where P represents the number of messages sent to the network equipment by another network equipment which is connected
with the network equipment through the link, Q represents the number of messages received by the network equipment from the
another network equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,060,379

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROCESSING INCOMING MESSAGE OF MULTIMODE CONTROLLER, AND MULTIMODE CONTROLLER

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

7. A device for processing an incoming message of a multimode controller, comprising:
a Signalling Connection Control Part (SCCP) protocol module configured to receive an incoming message from an abutting network
element, and parse the incoming message to construct an N-primitive message;

a protocol enhancement module configured to obtain a service standard type of the incoming message according to the N-primitive
message, and send the N-primitive message to a corresponding standard of Radio Network Subsystem Application Part (RNSAP)
protocol module; and

multiple standards of RNSAP protocol modules configured to process a corresponding standard of N-primitive message.

US Pat. No. 10,638,516

CONTROLLING TRANSMISSIONS FROM MULTIPLE USER DEVICES VIA A REQUEST-CLEAR TECHNIQUE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method of operating a wireless device, comprising:operating the wireless device in a first basic service set (BSS) in which wireless transmissions use a broadband wireless channel comprising multiple lower bandwidth channels, wherein each of the multiple lower bandwidth channels has a bandwidth that is lower than that of the broadband wireless channel; maintaining, at the wireless device, two or more network access vectors (NAVs), wherein each NAV corresponds to the first BSS, and wherein each NAV comprises a timer scheme for performing virtual carrier sensing on a corresponding lower bandwidth channel from the multiple lower bandwidth channels; receiving, from an access point of the first BSS, a control message for responding to the access point with a channel occupancy status message; checking one or more NAVs corresponding to one or more of the multiple lower bandwidth channels identified by the control message; and responding to the control message based on an indication of channel occupancy from the one or more NAVs.

US Pat. No. 10,575,301

ACQUISITION METHOD FOR DATA IN WIRELESS BODY AREA NETWORK AND CENTRAL DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. An acquisition method for data in a wireless body area network, comprising:a central device acquiring topology structure information of a network formed by node devices, and according to the topology structure information of the network, determining time slot information about a super-frame that corresponds to the topology structure information of the network and allocating the node device to which each time slot of a first Managed Access Phase called MAP1 belongs;
after broadcasting the time slot information, the central device acquiring service data packets of an Exclusive Access Phase called EAP, a Random Access Phase called RAP and the MAP1 phase in sequence;
the central device acquiring packet loss information of each node device in the MAP1 phase, and allocating time slots of a second Managed Access Phase called MAP2 to all the node devices in which packets were lost in the MAP1 phase according to the packet loss information;
after broadcasting the allocated time slots of the MAP2 phase, the central device acquiring service data packets in the MAP2 phase; wherein the steps of a central device acquiring topology structure information of a network formed by node devices, and according to the topology structure information of the network, determining time slot information about a super-frame that corresponds to the topology structure information of the network comprise:
acquiring types of the node devices, data type acquired by the node devices and an acquisition frequency;
determining the time slot information of the super-frame according to the types of the node devices, the data type acquired by the node device and the acquisition frequency; wherein the step of determining the time slot information of the super-frame according to the types of the node devices, the data type acquired by the node devices and the acquisition frequency comprises:
determining an overall time-slot length of the super-frame, a time-slot length of the EAP phase, a time-slot length of the RAP phase and a time-slot length of the MAP1 phase according to the types of the node devices, the data type acquired by the node devices and the acquisition frequency.

US Pat. No. 10,547,851

METHOD FOR DECODING AT PICTURE AND SLICE LAYER ACCORDING TO A CONSTRAINED LOOP FILTER CONTROL FLAG

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for decoding at a slice layer of a video, comprising:parsing, by a decoder, a slice layer of a bitstream containing header information to obtain an identification number of a parameter set referred to by a current slice of the video;
parsing, by the decoder, the identification number to obtain a value of a constrained_intra_pred_flag;
upon determining that the constrained_intra_pred_flag is equal to 1, initializing an intra prediction block and marking pixels of inter predicted coding blocks in the current slice as unavailable as an intra prediction reference;
upon determining that the constrained_intra_pred_flag is not equal to 1, marking pixels of inter predicted coding blocks in the current slice to be available as the intra prediction reference;
parsing, by the decoder, the slice layer of the bitstream containing header information to obtain a flag that controls application of a loop filter across slices of the video;
upon determining that the flag is equal to one, initializing the loop filter and setting a state of pixels in another slice as being unavailable for loop filtering the current slice;
upon determining that the flag is not equal to one, initializing the loop filter and setting a state of pixels of the another slice as being available for the loop filtering of the current slice;
the method further including:
parsing, by a decoder, another slice layer of the bitstream containing header information to obtain a Constrained Loop Filter (CLF) control flag;
decoding, by the decoder, another slice by using a corresponding CLF control mode according to the obtained CLF control flag;
wherein the CLF control flag is set either at a picture layer or at the another slice layer; and
wherein the parsing includes:
obtaining the CLF control flag from a slice layer parameter set for the another slice if the CLF control flag is set at the another slice layer, and otherwise
obtaining the CLF control flag from a picture parameter set of a picture containing the another slice, and
wherein the step of decoding the another slice by using the corresponding CLF control mode comprises:
setting availability of Loop Filter (LF) input pixels in slice decoding process according to the CLF control mode; and
performing further parsing of information at the another slice layer.

US Pat. No. 10,512,009

METHOD FOR USER EQUIPMENT TO SWITCH BASE STATION, BASE STATION AND USER EQUIPMENT

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A method for switching an evolved node B, eNB, by a user equipment, UE, comprising:when a master eNB of the UE in dual connectivity is switched, determining, by a target eNB, that the UE keeps a connection and configuration with a secondary eNB; and
establishing, by the target eNB, a connection with the UE while the UE keeps the connection and configuration with the secondary eNB;
wherein the target eNB determining that the UE keeps the connection and configuration with the secondary eNB comprises:
receiving, by the target eNB, a switching request and secondary eNB information of the UE sent by the master eNB, judging whether the UE keeps the connection and configuration with the secondary eNB after switching the eNB according to the secondary eNB information of the UE, and determining that the UE keeps the connection and configuration with the secondary eNB if yes;
if the target eNB determines that the UE keeps the connection and configuration with the secondary eNB after switching the eNB, then the target eNB first establishing an interface connection with the secondary eNB, and then sending a switching request acknowledgment containing an indication information for allowing the UE to retain the connection and configuration with the secondary eNB back to the master eNB; and
after receiving the indication information for allowing the UE to retain the connection and configuration with the secondary eNB sent by the target eNB, continuing to deliver, by the master eNB, originally configured data packets of a shunting bearer to the secondary eNB according to the indication information for allowing the UE to retain the connection and configuration with the secondary eNB; wherein the shunting bearer indicates that the master eNB sends part of data packets to the UE and sends the other part of data packets to the secondary eNB, the secondary eNB then sends the other part of data packets to the UE.

US Pat. No. 10,425,843

OPTIMIZED PROCESSING METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TERMINAL SERVICE MIGRATION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. An optimized processing method for service migration of a terminal, comprising:acquiring,
when the terminal conducts service transmission with a network or
when the terminal performs service migration between a source network element and a target network element, service performance information of the terminal;
wherein the service performance information comprises
at least one of:
a change rate of the forward service rate and/or a change rate of the reverse service rate on a specified statistical granularity within a preset statistical time;
a forward service transmission delay and/or a reverse service transmission delay on a specified statistical granularity within a preset statistical time;
a change rate of the forward service transmission delay and/or a change rate of the reverse service transmission delay on a specified statistical granularity within a preset statistical time;
a service transmission interruption duration on a specified statistical granularity within a preset statistical time;
at least one of the following information on a specified statistical granularity within a preset statistical time:
a change rate of the forward service throughput,
and a change rate of the reverse service throughput; and
a service performance change indicator, wherein the service performance change indicator comprises at least one of:
a service performance deterioration indicator and
a service performance improvement indicator.

US Pat. No. 10,341,651

IMAGE CODING METHOD, DECODING METHOD, CODING DEVICE AND DECODING DEVICE

TONGJI UNIVERSITY, Shang...

1. An image coding method comprising:determining a coding mode of a coding block; and
performing hybrid coding on the coding block using a plurality of coding modes, comprising performing coding on pixel sample segments in the coding block using one of two coding modes which are palette coding and string copy coding,
wherein, the coding block is a coding region of an image, comprising at least one of the following: a largest coding unit, LCU, a coding tree unit, CTU, a coding unit, CU, a sub-region of the CU, a prediction unit, PU, a transform unit, TU, and an asymmetric partition, AMP,
the pixel sample segments comprise any one of the following: a pixel, a pixel component, and a pixel index; wherein
when performing coding on any one of the pixel sample segments in the coding block using palette coding, the method comprises:
constructing or acquiring a palette and performing palette coding on the pixel sample segments to generate palette parameters related to palette decoding;
when performing coding on any one of the pixel sample segments in the coding block using string copy coding, the method comprises:
performing string copy coding on any one of the pixel sample segments to generate copy parameters related to string copy coding, obtaining a string of reference pixel samples matching with the pixel sample segments from a set of the reconstructed reference pixel samples according to a copy path shape mode of the string copy coding of the coding block.

US Pat. No. 10,292,023

SERVICE DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, TERMINAL AND CHARGING SYSTEM, COMPUTER STORAGE MEDIUM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A service data transmission method, comprising:when it is detected that a terminal roams from a local place to a foreign place, requesting and acquiring Virtual-Subscriber Identity Module (V-SIM) card information about the foreign place from a V-SIM card server;
disconnecting a network connection that has been established using a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card, and establishing a network connection using the acquired V-SIM card information; and
transmitting service data using the established network connection;
the method further comprising:
when service data are transmitted using the established network connection, gathering statistics on Internet traffic;
periodically reporting the statistically gathered Internet traffic to a comprehensive charging server;
when the comprehensive charging server calculates according to the reported Internet traffic that a user of the terminal has data traffic to use and a V-SIM card has no data traffic to use, receiving a release message sent by the comprehensive charging server and releasing the acquired V-SIM card information; establishing a foreign network connection using reacquired V-SIM card information; and
when the comprehensive charging server calculates according to the reported Internet traffic that the user of the terminal has no data traffic to use, receiving a release message sent by the comprehensive charging server and releasing the acquired V-SIM card information; after the comprehensive charging server recovers the V-SIM card information, disconnecting the established foreign network connection.

US Pat. No. 10,205,575

METHODS FOR SENDING AND RECEIVING ACK/NACK INFORMATION, BASE STATION, AND TERMINAL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for sending Acknowledgement (ACK)/Negative Acknowledgement (NACK) information, characterized by comprising:dividing ACK/NACK information of a plurality of terminals into X groups according to a preset indication parameter, wherein X is a positive integer greater than or equal to 1,
performing joint coding on ACK/NACK information corresponding to each group of the X groups respectively, to obtain X first bit blocks; and
mapping the X first bit blocks to a predetermined ACK/NACK physical resource and sending the X first bit blocks;
wherein the preset indication parameter comprises at least one of the followings: a size of each of the X first bit blocks, the number X of the groups into which the ACK/NACK information of the plurality of terminals is to be divided, the number of bits of the ACK/NACK information corresponding to each group of the X groups, and location information corresponding to ACK/NACK information of each terminal of the plurality of terminals, or,
the predetermined ACK/NACK physical resource comprises at least one of the followings: the predetermined ACK/NACK physical resource comprises one or more Resource Blocks (RBs); the predetermined ACK/NACK physical resource and an enhanced Physical Downlink Control Channel (ePDCCH) jointly occupy one or more the RBs; the predetermined ACK/NACK physical resource and a Physical Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH) jointly occupy one or more the RBs.

US Pat. No. 10,186,741

SPRING-LOADED WAVEGUIDE COUPLING FOR CONNECTING A WAVEGUIDE COMPONENT TO AN EXTERNAL RF COMPONENT

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A radio-frequency (RF) component, comprising:a first antenna port that includes a first portion of a first waveguide configured to transmit a first electro-magnetic (EM) wave;
a first waveguide coupling configured to receive the first EM wave from the first portion of the first waveguide and transmit the first EM wave to an external RF component, the first waveguide coupling including:
a waveguide plate having a second portion of the first waveguide formed therein;
a waveguide spacer having a third portion of the first waveguide formed therein; and
a conductive spring circumferentially disposed around the first waveguide in between the waveguide plate and the waveguide spacer;
a second antenna port, separate and distinct from the first antenna port, that includes a first portion of a second waveguide configured to transmit a second EM wave, wherein the first portion of the first waveguide is rigidly coupled with the first portion of the second waveguide; and
a second waveguide coupling configured to receive the second EM wave from the first portion of the second waveguide and transmit the second EM wave to the external RF component.

US Pat. No. 10,181,909

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OPTICAL WIRELESS ARCHITECTURE

ZTE CORPORATION (CHINA), ...

1. A method of millimeter-wave signal generation and reception, comprising:heterodyne mixing of a first continuous lightwave (CW1) and a second continuous lightwave (CW2) by
driving a first continuous lightwave (CWi), generated at a first frequency fi, by a data signal and a modulator resulting in a single data sideband signal wherein the data signal is an electrical data signal implementing one of a non-return-to-zero binary pulse modulation format and a quadrature phase shift keying modulation format and a quadrature phase shift keying modulation format;
combining, by an optical coupler, the resulting single data sideband signal and a second continuous lightwave (CW2) generated independently of CWi at a frequency f2 different than fi, resulting in a millimeter-wave signal, said millimeter-wave signal having a first sideband carrying the data signal and a second sideband wherein the first sideband and the second sideband are non-phase-locked and have equivalent optical power and random phase noise and random frequency drift between them and the first sideband is wider than the second sideband;
detecting the millimeter-wave signal by a photodiode, wherein the photodiode achieves optical to electrical conversion;
transmitting a radio frequency signal corresponding to the millimeter-wave signal by a first high-frequency antenna;
receiving the radio frequency signal corresponding to the millimeter-wave signal by a second high-frequency antenna, said millimeter-wave signal being a heterodyne of a signal having two bands, a first sideband carrying a data signal and a second sideband wherein the first sideband and the second sideband are nonphase-locked and have equivalent optical power and random phase noise and random frequency drift between them and the first sideband is wider than the second sideband,
wherein the radio frequency signal comprises two radio frequency sidebands, one radio frequency sideband corresponds to the first sideband of the millimeter-wave signal and another radio frequency sideband corresponds to the second sideband of the millimeter-wave signal; and
down-converting the radio frequency signal to its baseband form by a local oscillator function, wherein the local oscillator function is achieved through self-mixing the radio frequency signal used to down-convert the millimeter-wave signal,
wherein the millimeter lightwave signal has a first part that is connected to a radio frequency port in an electrical mixer and a second part that is connected to a local oscillator port in the electrical mixer, and
wherein the first continuous lightwave has a wavelength of ?1, the second continuous lightwave has a wavelength of ?2, and the photodiode has a bandwidth larger than flo where flo=C(1/?1?1/?2) and C=3.8×108.

US Pat. No. 10,128,799

MULTI-FREQUENCY TUNABLE LOW NOISE AMPLIFIER AND MULTI-FREQUENCY TUNING IMPLEMENTATION METHOD THEREFOR

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A multi-frequency tunable low noise amplifier, comprising: a system controller and a Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) matching tuner connected with the system controller,wherein the system controller is arranged to, when detecting that the system controller is in a first mode, respond to a first operation implemented by a user via a user interface, to acquire a first matching value obtained according to the first operation, and to output the first matching value to the MEMS matching tuner, wherein the first mode is a developer debug mode; and
the MEMS matching tuner is arranged to be controlled by the system controller, and to perform tuning processing on the amplifier supporting operation in different frequency bands according to the first matching value so that a matching value of the MEMS matching tuner matches a current operating frequency band.

US Pat. No. 10,122,617

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPLEMENTING REDUNDANCY PROTECTION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for implementing redundancy protection, applied in a first router, comprising:providing a first protection group comprising one father interface and any number of child interfaces selected from interfaces of the first router, wherein all interfaces in the first protection group serve to distribute or receive multicast traffic;
activating Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) protocol only at the father interface in the first protection group, enabling the father interface in the first protection group to establish interaction with a father interface in a second protection group, wherein a second router determines a status of the father interface in the first protection group through the father interface in the second protection group; wherein all interfaces in the second protection group are selected from interfaces of the second router and serve as backup interfaces for the first protection group, and the second protection group comprises one father interface; and
changing a forwarding status of the father interface in the first protection group to stop the father interface to distribute or receive the multicast traffic, and enabling the child interfaces in the first protection group to inherit a changed forwarding status of the father interface.

US Pat. No. 10,122,198

CHARGING ADAPTER HAVING PNEUMATIC PUMP AND CHARGING SYSTEM

ZTE Corporation, Guangdo...

1. A charging adapter, comprising: a pneumatic pump, a pneumatic cover, a sealing rubber gasket, a pneumatic valve, an air pressure monitor for monitoring air pressure intensity in the pneumatic cover, and an air pressure controller for controlling the pneumatic pump and the pneumatic valve to be turned on and off; whereinthe pneumatic pump, the air pressure monitor, the air pressure controller and the pneumatic valve are fixed on a side surface of the pneumatic cover respectively, and the sealing rubber gasket is disposed at a periphery of an opening of the pneumatic cover,
wherein the pneumatic cover is configured to tightly fit with a sound hole of a speaker of a mobile terminal through the sealing rubber gasket during charging so as to form a sealed cavity, the pneumatic pump being configured to extract air from the sealed cavity or fill air into the sealed cavity.

US Pat. No. 10,110,397

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SWITCHING TUNNELS AND SWITCH

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for switching tunnels, comprising:setting a classid of a service route on a tunnel protection group as a first classid, wherein the tunnel protection group comprises a first tunnel and a second tunnel;
determining a redirection rule for the service route according to the first classid; and
switching the service route from the first tunnel to the second tunnel according to the redirection rule and tunnel information of the second tunnel;
wherein determining the redirection rule for the service route according to the first classid comprises: looking up an Access Control List (ACL) according to the first classid; and determining the redirection rule corresponding to the first classid in the ACL.

US Pat. No. 10,095,211

RECTIFIER MIXED INSERTION SYSTEM WITH DIFFERENT POWER, AND ENERGY SAVING IMPLEMENTATION METHOD AND DEVICE THEREFOR

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for implementing energy saving for a mixed insertion system of rectifiers with different power, comprising:acquiring work-related input information, and identifying a type of a rectifier;
determining a power-on/power-off control mode of each rectifier; and
performing power-on/power-off rotation according to the power-on/power-off control mode of each rectifier;
wherein performing the power-on/power-off rotation according to the power-on/power-off control mode of each rectifier comprises:
selecting models of rectifiers required to be powered on or powered off;
making statistics of phase currents of alternating current three phases, and powered-on times of rectifiers required to be powered on or powered off on the alternating current three phases;
performing powered-on time sequencing on the rectifiers of the alternating current three phases according to the phase currents of the alternating current three phases and the powered-on times of the rectifiers of the alternating current three phases; and
performing power-on or power-off rotation control according to the powered-on time sequencing;
wherein, the selecting models of rectifiers required to be powered on or powered off comprises:
allocating working times of rectifiers at each power level according to power ratios between rectifiers of different models, so that a power-on opportunity of the rectifier is directly proportional to power of the rectifier.

US Pat. No. 10,097,386

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MULTIUSER SUPERPOSITION TRANSMISSION, AND METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DEMODULATING MULTIUSER INFORMATION TRANSMISSION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for multiuser superposition transmission, comprising:respectively modulating two bit information streams into a first complex symbol sequence and a second complex symbol sequence;
performing superposition processing on the first complex symbol sequence and the second complex symbol sequence to generate a third complex symbol sequence, wherein the third complex symbol sequence has a Gray mapping attribute, and performing, according to the first complex symbol sequence and the second complex symbol sequence, superposition processing to generate the third complex symbol sequence comprises: changing, according to the first complex symbol sequence, an argument of the second complex symbol sequence in a complex plane and keeping an amplitude unchanged to acquire a changed symbol sequence; and performing superposition processing on the first complex symbol sequence and the changed symbol sequence to generate the third complex symbol sequence; and
forming a sending signal according to the third complex symbol sequence, and sending the sending signal to multiple receivers.

US Pat. No. 10,084,622

METHOD, DEVICE, AND COMPUTER STORAGE MEDIUM FOR ELIMINATING INTER-CARRIER INTERFERENCE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for eliminating Inter-Carrier Interference (ICI), comprising:acquiring a user frequency offset value;
determining an order of a filter according to the user frequency offset value;
constructing filter coefficients according to the order of the filter;
receiving user carrier data; and
performing ICI elimination on a target subcarrier according to frequency-domain data on adjacent subcarriers of the target subcarrier and filter coefficients of corresponding positions of the adjacent subcarriers, wherein the target subcarrier is any carrier in the user carrier data;
wherein the order of the filter is 2M+1, where M is a number of adjacent subcarriers participating in ICI elimination of the target subcarrier, and the method further comprises constructing the filter coefficients according to the order of the filter comprises:
constructing two coefficient tables of which depths are 2M+1 respectively, wherein an expression met by a first coefficient table is:

 and
an expression met by a second coefficient table is:

and
constructing the filter coefficients according to the first coefficient table and the second coefficient table, an expression met by the filter coefficients is:

where N represents point number of system Inverse Fast Fourier Transform (IFFT), ? represents a frequency offset value obtained by normalization of carrier spacing, and 1 represents a spacing between the target subcarrier and each adjacent subcarrier.

US Pat. No. 10,073,672

METHOD, SYSTEM, AND COMPUTER STORAGE MEDIUM FOR VOICE CONTROL OF A SPLIT-SCREEN TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for performing sound control on a split-screen terminal, the method comprising:establishing a sound connection channel for each application displayed in a split-screen manner; and
determining an application on which a sound control operation is to be performed and performing the sound control operation to control sound generated from the determined application through the sound connection channel corresponding to the determined application;
wherein, determining an application on which the sound control operation is to be performed and performing the sound control operation to control sound generated from the determined application through the sound connection channel corresponding to the determined application comprises:
after receiving a sound control instruction, and if judging that the sound control instruction does not designate an application, determining an application running in a focus window of a screen as the application on which the sound control operation is to be performed; and
performing a sound control operation corresponding to the sound control instruction to control the sound generated from the application through a sound connection channel corresponding to the application running in the focus window.

US Pat. No. 10,070,271

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONFIGURING, SENDING AND RECEIVING PHYSICAL MULTICAST CHANNEL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for sending a channel based on a Physical Multicast Channel (PMCH) configuration, comprising: sending, by a base station, a PMCH and/or an Enhanced Physical Downlink Control Channel (EPDCCH) and/or a Multicast Control Channel (MCCH) according to Downlink Control Information (DCI) or predefinition indication;wherein when a current subframe sent by the base station is a PMCH or MBMS subframe, always sending, by the base station, the MCCH at a port corresponding to a first layer in the PMCH subframe; or
when a port corresponding to an MBMS data layer is the same as a port adopted for the MCCH, not mapping, by the base station, MBMS data on a resource element of the MCCH; or
when the port corresponding to the MBMS data layer is different from the port adopted for the MCCH, mapping, by the base station, the MBMS data on the resource element of the MCCH.

US Pat. No. 10,057,116

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONFIGURING AND MANAGING NETWORK ELEMENT EQUIPMENT, AND NETWORK ELEMENT EQUIPMENT

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for configuring and managing network element equipment, comprising:generating a management Internet Protocol (IP) address according to network element parameter information;
starting an Interior Gateway Protocol (IGP), and creating a network management Virtual Routing Forwarding (VRF) and at least one Peer to Peer (P2P) type port;
learning a management IP address of an adjacent network element and a Medium Access Control (MAC) address of the adjacent network element; and
receiving network element equipment configuration and management information issued by a network management system.

US Pat. No. 10,051,456

NEAR FIELD COMMUNICATION DISCOVERY METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A restrictive discovery method for a Device to Device service, comprising:allocating, by a Proximity-based Services (ProSe) Function (PF) to which a discovered terminal belongs, discovery information comprising a discovery identity, to the discovered terminal;
transmitting, by the PF to which the discovered terminal belongs, the discovery information comprising the discovery identity of the discovered terminal to a PF to which a discovery terminal belongs;
transmitting, by the PF to which the discovered terminal belongs, the discovery information comprising the discovery identity of the discovered terminal to the discovered terminal;
transmitting, by the PF to which the discovery terminal belongs, the discovery information comprising the discovery identity of the discovered terminal to the discovery terminal to indicate the discovery terminal to discover the discovered terminal using the discovery identity of the discovered terminal;
performing, by the discovery terminal, paging or broadcasting using the discovery identity of the discovered terminal, wherein a page message or a broadcast message transmitted by the discovery terminal carries the discovery identity of the discovered terminal; and
receiving, by the discovery terminal, a response returned by the discovered terminal in response to the page message or the broadcast message, and determining, by the discovery terminal, that the discovered terminal is discovered.

US Pat. No. 10,051,116

LINE DIAGNOSIS METHOD AND APPARATUS

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A line diagnosis method, comprising:acquiring a test result reported by a test device, wherein, the test result is a test result acquired after the test device tests a line that needs line diagnosis; and
invoking a dynamic language file to analyze the test result and obtaining a line diagnosis result, wherein, the dynamic language file comprises known line fault types described in a dynamic language and judging conditions corresponding to the known line fault types,
after invoking a dynamic language file to analyze the test result, further comprising:
receiving the dynamic language file modified by a user; and
in a next process of analyzing a test result, invoking the modified dynamic language file to analyze the test result and obtaining a line diagnosis result.

US Pat. No. 10,038,527

METHOD FOR ENSURING CHANNEL CONTINUITY AFTER PRECODING, BASE STATION, UE, AND COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for ensuring continuity of a precoded channel, comprising:informing, by an Evolved NodeB (eNB), a User Equipment (UE) that data to be sent to the UE by the eNB are precoded according to frequency-domain continuous Precoding; and
sending, by the eNB, the UE the data that are precoded according to the frequency-domain continuous Precoding,
wherein the sending, by the eNB, the UE the data that are precoded according to the frequency-domain continuous Precoding comprises:
acquiring, by the eNB, a Precoding weight on a Resource Block (RB) occupied by the UE;
optimizing, by the eNB, the Precoding weight on the RB occupied by the UE to obtain continuous Precoding weights on physically consecutive RBs in the frequency domain; and
performing, by the eNB, Precoding forming on the data to be sent to the UE according to an optimized Precoding weight,
wherein the Precoding weight on the RB occupied by the UE is optimized in an optimization mode of:
adopting continuous Precoding weights within a grain of a grain size of a number of RBs in the frequency domain, and adopting continuous or discontinuous Precoding weights between grains of the grain size, wherein the eNB informs the UE of the grain size, or the eNB and the UE agree on the grain size in advance.

US Pat. No. 10,038,604

PROCESSING METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SIGNALING TRACING

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for processing signalling tracing, comprising:reading, by a client, a configuration file corresponding to a traced service, and wherein data in the configuration file at least includes encoding and decoding information;
establishing, by the client, a connection between the client and a server;
generating, by the client, a registration message by packaging registration information and an event number of the traced service based on the encoding and decoding information;
registering with, by the client, the traced service in the server based on the configuration file by sending the registration message to the server;
receiving, by the client, a signalling tracing message of the traced service fed back by the server after the registration is successful, and wherein the signalling tracing message includes tracing information of an event happening in the traced service; and
outputting, by the client, the signalling tracing message to a display interface.

US Pat. No. 10,034,057

MESSAGE PROCESSING METHOD, DEVICE, GATEWAY, STB AND IPTV

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

8. A message processing device, wherein the device comprises a hardware processor configured to execute program components stored on a memory, and the program components comprise:a receiving component connected to a forwarding component and configured to receive a message sent from one of a terminal and a Set-Top Box (STB) to the other one, wherein the gateway is connected with a network where the STB is located and connected with a network where the terminal is located, and can communicate with the STB and the terminal;
the forwarding component configured to forward the message to the other one;
wherein the message comprises: an operation message sent by the terminal, wherein the operation message is used to operate the STB;
wherein the device further comprises:
an authentication component configured to acquire authentication information from the message and to call, after successfully authenticating the terminal according to the authentication information, the forwarding component to send the message to the STB; and/or
a recording component, configured to record information about the message, between the STB and the terminal, forwarded by the gateway;
wherein the device is configured to receive a request from the terminal to acquire UPnP device description before successfully authenticating the terminal according to the authentication information; perform authentication and forward the request to the STB after successful authentication; and receive a response message from the STB, which carries the UPnP device description;
wherein the device is located in the gateway.

US Pat. No. 10,027,405

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CHANNEL SWITCHING, OPTICAL NETWORK UNIT, AND TIME WAVELENGTH DIVISION MULTIPLEXING SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for channel switching, comprising:acquiring, by an Optical Network Unit (ONU), channel information of a first Time Wavelength Division Multiplexing (TWDM) channel, wherein the channel information of the first TWDM channel is used for indicating an uplink wavelength and/or downlink wavelength of the first TWDM channel; and
tuning, by the ONU, an uplink wavelength and/or downlink wavelength of the ONU into the uplink wavelength and/or downlink wavelength of the first TWDM channel according to the channel information of the first TWDM channel;
wherein after tuning, by the ONU, the uplink wavelength and/or downlink wavelength of the ONU into the uplink wavelength and/or downlink wavelength of the first TWDM channel, the method further comprises: switching, by the ONU, a service of the ONU to the first TWDM channel;
or after acquiring, by the ONU, the information of the first TWDM channel, the method further comprises: storing, by the ONU, the channel information of the first TWDM channel;
or acquiring, by the ONU, the channel information of the first TWDM channel comprises: receiving, by the ONU, channel information of multiple TWDM channels, wherein the channel information of the multiple TWDM channels is used for indicating uplink wavelengths and/or downlink wavelengths of the multiple TWDM channels and a corresponding relationship between each TWDM channel and a standby TWDM channel of the TWDM channel; determining, by the ONU, a standby TWDM channel corresponding to a second TWDM channel as the first TWDM channel according to the corresponding relationship;
or the channel information of the first TWDM channel comprises at least one of the followings: a channel identifier of the first TWDM channel, an uplink wavelength identifier and/or downlink wavelength identifier of the first TWDM channel, and an uplink wavelength value and/or downlink wavelength value of the first TWDM channel;
or before tuning, by the ONU, the uplink wavelength and/or downlink wavelength of the ONU into the uplink wavelength and/or downlink wavelength of the first TWDM channel, the method further comprises: judging whether or not a second TWDM channel on which the ONU works currently is normal, wherein when the second TWDM channel is abnormal, tuning, by the ONU, the uplink wavelength and/or downlink wavelength of the ONU into the uplink wavelength and/or downlink wavelength of the first TWDM channel;
wherein when judging whether or not the second TWDM channel is normal, determining that the second TWDM channel is abnormal comprises:
detecting, by the ONU, that downlink signals on the second TWDM channel are out of synchronization;
entering, by the ONU, a state O6, and starting, by the ONU, a timer T2; and
when not receiving a downlink signal before the timer T2 times out, determining, by the ONU, that the second TWDM channel is abnormal.

US Pat. No. 10,027,444

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR RESPONSE INFORMATION TRANSMISSION, TERMINAL, BASE STATION AND STORAGE MEDIUM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for response information transmission, comprising:when a Time Division Duplex (TDD) serving cell and a Frequency Division Duplex (FDD) serving cell perform Carrier Aggregation (CA) and it is configured to use a Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) format 1b with channel selection for transmission of Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request-Acknowledgement (HARQ-ACK) information, determining HARQ-ACK information to be transmitted on an Uplink (UL) subframe by a first serving cell and a second serving cell, and transmitting the determined HARQ-ACK information via a PUCCH or a Physical Uplink Shared Channel (PUSCH):
selecting Q DL subframes from the M DL subframes {n?k0, n?k1, . . . , n?kM?1} of the first serving cell, corresponding to the UL subframe, according to one or more of predefined rules B, selecting N DL subframes from M?Q DL subframes of the first serving cell according to one or more of predefined rules A if M?Q>4, bundling ACKs/NACKs corresponding to the N selected DL subframes, and determining the HARQ-ACK information required to be transmitted by the first serving cell according to the bundled ACKs/NACKs and ACKs/NACKs corresponding to the remaining DL subframes, and if M?Q?4, determining the HARQ-ACK information required to be transmitted by the first serving cell according to ACKs/NACKs corresponding to M?Q DL subframes; if X+Q>4, selecting N DL subframes from X+Q DL subframes according to one or more of predefined rules A, bundling ACKs/NACKs corresponding to the N selected DL subframes, and determining the HARQ-ACK information required to be transmitted by the second serving cell on the UL subframe according to the bundled ACKs/NACKs and the ACKs/NACKs corresponding to the remaining DL subframes, and if X+Q?4, determining the HARQ-ACK information required to be transmitted by the second serving cell according to ACKs/NACKs corresponding to the X+Q DL subframes,
wherein M is a positive integer more than 4,
wherein a value of N is determined to make the total number of the bundled ACKs/NACKs and the ACKs/NACKs corresponding to the remaining DL subframes equal to the number of the ACKs/NACKs corresponding to the DL subframes of the second serving cell; or,
the value of N is determined to make the total number of the bundled ACKs/NACKs and the ACKs/NACKs corresponding to the remaining DL subframes equal to 4.

US Pat. No. 10,027,565

INTER-ENODEB COMMUNICATION METHOD AND DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. An inter-eNodeB communication method, comprising:detecting an inter-eNodeB interface transmission condition;
determining a cooperation mode of inter-eNodeB communication according to the detected inter-eNodeB interface transmission condition; and
performing the inter-eNodeB communication according to the determined cooperation mode;
wherein the cooperation mode of the inter-eNodeB communication comprises at least one of followings: a cooperation mode of a physical layer, a cooperation mode of a Media Access Control (MAC) layer, and a cooperation mode based on a Radio Resource Management (RRM) function;
wherein determining the cooperation mode of the inter-eNodeB communication according to the detected inter-eNodeB interface transmission condition comprises: applying the cooperation mode of the physical layer when the inter-eNodeB interface transmission condition satisfies a requirement of the cooperation mode of the physical layer, and applying the cooperation mode of the MAC layer when the inter-eNodeB interface transmission condition fails to satisfy the requirement of the cooperation mode of the physical layer, but satisfies a requirement of the cooperation mode of the MAC layer, and applying the cooperation mode based on the RRM function when the inter-eNodeB interface transmission condition fails to satisfy the requirement of the cooperation mode of the MAC layer, but satisfies a requirement of the cooperation mode based on the RRM function.

US Pat. No. 9,973,440

RESOURCE NOTIFICATION METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A resource notification method, comprising:receiving, by a local Common Service Entity (CSE), first indication information transmitted by an Application Entity (AE) of an application node, wherein the first indication information is used for indicating the local CSE to notify an original resource of the local CSE to a remote CSE, and comprises an identity of the remote CSE which needs to be notified and an address of the original resource; and
finding, by the local CSE, a search tag attribute of the original resource according to the address of the original resource in the first indication information, and making a response to the first indication information according to a state of the search tag attribute;
wherein finding, by the local CSE, a search tag attribute of the original resource according to the address of the original resource in the first indication information, and making a response to the first indication information according to a state of the search tag attribute comprises:
when the search tag attribute is in an invalid state, the local CSE transmitting a response message to the AE, wherein the response message is used for indicating that a notification of the original resource fails, or a creation of an attribute of the original resource fails, or an updating of the attribute of the original resource fails;
when the search tag attribute is in a valid state, the local CSE transmitting a resource creation request to the remote CSE, wherein the resource creation request comprises the address of the original resource and the search tag attribute of the original resource.

US Pat. No. 9,974,007

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING ACCESS NETWORK INFORMATION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for managing access network information, comprising:obtaining dynamic access network information; and
updating a current access network information list according to the obtained dynamic access network information;
wherein obtaining the dynamic access network information comprises: obtaining the dynamic access network information from a user terminal, and/or obtaining the dynamic access network information from an access network management module;
wherein when obtaining the dynamic access network information comprises obtaining the dynamic access network information from the user terminal, the method comprises:
receiving the dynamic access network information sent by the user terminal, the dynamic access network information being dynamic access network information generated by the user terminal according to a connection result of connection thereof to an access network; and the user terminal connecting to the access network according to access network information obtained by sending an access network information obtaining request containing current position information about the user terminal or according to access network information obtained by self-detection;
wherein the dynamic access network information generated by the user terminal according to the connection result of connection thereof to the access network comprises:
when the connection result is that the user terminal is successfully connected to a corresponding access point and can be successfully connected to the internet, the generated dynamic access network information comprises: connection success information, user terminal position information and access point information; or
when the connection result is that the user terminal cannot find the corresponding access point or cannot access the corresponding access point or cannot be successfully connected to the internet after being connected to the corresponding access point, the generated dynamic access network information comprises connection failure information and access point information, and the connection failure information comprises a connection failure reason;
wherein updating the current access network information list according to the obtained dynamic access network information comprises:
when it is determined that the user terminal is successfully connected according to the obtained dynamic access network information, judging whether corresponding access point information exists in the current access network information list, and when the corresponding access point information does not exist in the current access network information list, adding the access point information to the access network information list; and
when it is determined that the user terminal fail to connect according to the obtained dynamic access network information, judging whether the corresponding access point information exists in the current access network information list, and when the corresponding access point information exists in the current access network information list, updating the access point according to the connection failure reason of the user terminal;
wherein updating the access point according to the connection failure reason of the user terminal comprises:
sending an access network information authentication request containing the access point information and position information of the user terminal to the access network management module;
receiving an authentication result obtained by authentication via the access network management module according to the access network information authentication request, wherein the authentication result includes the connection failure reason obtained by authentication; judging whether the connection failure reason obtained by authentication conforms to a failure fed back by the user terminal according to the authentication result, and when the failure reasons are conform, updating the access point;
or,
updating the access point after receiving dynamic access network information, including the same failure reason, fed back by at least one of other user terminals.

US Pat. No. 9,941,564

DIELECTRIC RESONATOR, ASSEMBLY METHOD THEREFOR, AND DIELECTRIC FILTER

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A dielectric resonator, comprising: two dielectric resonant cylinders and a metal cavity, wherein the two dielectric resonant cylinders are located within the metal cavity; and further comprising:a fastener and a connector, wherein bottoms of the dielectric resonant cylinders are connected via the connector to form a U-shaped structure, and the connector is fixed on the bottom of the metal cavity via the fastener.

US Pat. No. 9,942,391

CONFERENCE ACCESS METHOD AND APPARATUS

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A conference access method, comprising:receiving a call from a calling user, wherein information of a number called by the calling user comprises a telephone number of a called user and a number prefix of the telephone number of the called user, the called user is a conference member of a conference room, and the number prefix is used for accessing a conference system; and
removing the number prefix from the information of the number called by the calling user after receiving the call;
querying information of conference members based on the telephone number of the called user;
acquiring a number of the conference room when the called user is an online conference member in the system;
accessing the calling user to the conference room of the conference system.

US Pat. No. 9,923,476

SWITCHING POWER SUPPLY AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING SWITCHING POWER SUPPLY

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A switching power supply, comprising:
an input power supply, a front-stage circuit and a post-stage isolated circuit; wherein,
the front-stage circuit comprises: a first inductor and at least two switch devices—a first switch device and a second switch
device; and

the post-stage isolated circuit comprises: a primary-side switch circuit, a transformer and a secondary-side rectification
circuit;

wherein, one end of the first switch device is connected to a positive electrode of the input power supply, one end of the
second switch device and an input end of the first inductor are jointly connected to another end of the first switch device,
another end of the second switch device is connected to a negative electrode of the input power supply, an output end of the
first inductor is connected to the primary-side switch circuit of the post-stage isolated circuit, and another end of the
primary-side switch circuit is connected to another end of the second switch device,

wherein the primary-side switch circuit comprises at least two switch devices, wherein, switched-on of one switch device or
switched-on of a combination switch containing the one switch device makes the first inductor connected to a charging state,
switched-off of another switch device or switched-off of a combination switch containing the another switch device makes energy
in the first inductor transferred to the secondary-side rectification circuit via the transformer;

the secondary-side rectification circuit comprises at least two switch devices used for performing rectification on the energy
transferred by the primary-side switch circuit to form an output voltage of the switching power supply.

US Pat. No. 9,917,765

CROSS-DOMAIN PROTECTION INTERACTING METHOD AND SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A cross-domain protection interacting method, comprising:
an interconnecting node on a cross-domain working path between a first domain and a second domain sending first identification
information about the second domain to a first node in the first domain, wherein the first domain and the second domain are
neighbouring domains;

when a link failure occurs in the first domain, an interconnecting backup node between the first domain and the second domain
receiving first failure state information sent by the first node, wherein the first failure state information carries the
first identification information; and

the interconnecting backup node activating a second protection path in the second domain according to the first identification
information, and using a first protection path in the first domain and the second protection path to transmit a cross-domain
service.

US Pat. No. 9,910,541

MIS-TOUCH RECOGNITION METHOD AND DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A mis-operation recognition method, comprising:
determining, according to a touch on a touch screen, a profile of the touch;
judging whether a horizontal coordinate corresponding to a maximum vertical length of the profile is located within a predetermined
location range on the touch screen or not;

in a case that it is judged that the horizontal coordinate is located within the predetermined location range, recognizing
the touch corresponding to the profile as a mis-touch; and

in a case that is judged that the horizontal coordinate is not located within the predetermined location range, further judging
whether an area of a graph formed by the profile exceeds a predetermined threshold; in a case that it is judged that the area
of the graph formed by the profile exceeds the predetermined threshold, recognizing the touch corresponding to the profile
as a mis-touch.

US Pat. No. 9,906,971

AGEING DETECTION METHOD AND DEVICE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. An ageing detection method, comprising:
when a preset temperature environment is reached, constructing a message by testing a local area network, LAN, port, and performing
a statistics operation on received packets and transmitted packets to determine a high-temperature dynamic ageing detection
result under a data service test;

performing a simulated call protocol flow operation by testing a voice service to determine a high-temperature dynamic ageing
detection result under a voice service test; and

detecting a Beacon frame by testing a wireless local area networks, WLAN, service to determine a high-temperature dynamic
ageing detection result under a WLAN service test.

US Pat. No. 9,906,305

QUADRATURE AMPLITUDE MODULATION (QAM) VECTOR SIGNAL GENERATION BY EXTERNAL MODULATOR

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method of optical communication, implemented at a transmitter in an optical communication network, comprising:
combining a first quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) modulated signal carrying a first portion of data to be transmitted
and a second QAM modulated signal carrying remaining portion of data to be transmitted to generate a precoded vector signal;

feeding the precoded vector signal to an electro-optical modulator in form of a photonic vector signal to produce an intermediate
modulated optical signal, wherein the intermediate modulated optical signal includes multiple optical subcarriers; and

filtering the intermediate modulated optical signal through an optical filter configured to output for transmission, from
the multiple optical subcarriers, two optical subcarriers of a same order and a predetermined frequency spacing.

US Pat. No. 9,860,840

SYSTEM, METHOD, AND SERVER FOR KEEPING WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK TERMINAL ONLINE ALL THE TIME

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A system for keeping a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) terminal always online, comprising the WLAN terminal, an online
state server and an online data caching server, wherein
the WLAN terminal is configured to receive and execute an online/offline strategy formulated by the online state server, and
notify the online state server of a state change of the WLAN terminal when a state of the WLAN terminal has been switched
into an online state or is about to be switched into an offline state;

the online state server is configured to formulate and send the online/offline strategy to the WLAN terminal; and
the online data caching server is configured to receive a notice about the online/offline state of the WLAN terminal, cache
data sent by each data source to the WLAN terminal after the WLAN terminal is switched into the offline state, and transmit
the cached data to the WLAN terminal after the WLAN terminal is switched into the online state; wherein the offline state
is a Power Save (PS) state, and the online state is an Active state;

wherein the online data caching server is an AP or other network element except the AP; when the online data caching server
is the AP, the WLAN terminal is configured to directly notify the online data caching server of the online/offline state of
the WLAN terminal when the state of the WLAN terminal has been switched into the online state or is about to be switched into
the offline state; the online data caching server is configured to receive the notice about the online/offline state of the
WLAN terminal, and notify the online state server of the online/offline state of the WLAN terminal;

when the online data caching server is other network element except the AP, the WLAN terminal is configured to notify the
online state server of the online/offline state of the WLAN terminal when the state of the WLAN terminal has been switched
into the online state or is about to be switched into the offline state; and the online state server is configured to receive
the notice about the online/offline state of the WLAN terminal, and notify the online data caching server of the online/offline
state of the WLAN terminal.

US Pat. No. 9,853,902

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IMPLEMENTING X2 PROXY

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for implementing an X2 proxy, comprising:
activating a function of a next-hop node serving as an X2 proxy of a previous-hop node; and
implementing X2 message interaction between an initial node and a target node through more than one X2 proxy including the
previous-hop node and the next-hop node,

wherein the step of activating the function of the next-hop node serving as the X2 proxy of the previous-hop node comprises:
activating the function of the next-hop node serving as the X2 proxy of the previous-hop node by including at the initial
node an activation instruction into a message in a handover from the previous-hop node to the next-hop node,

wherein when the handover is an X2 handover, activating the function of the next-hop node serving as the X2 proxy of the previous-hop
node by including at the initial node the activation instruction into the message in the handover from the previous-hop node
to the next-hop node comprises:

sending, by the previous-hop node, an X2 handover request message containing the activation instruction of activating the
function of the next-hop node serving as the X2 proxy of the previous-hop node to the next-hop node;

returning, by the next-hop node, an X2 handover response message to the previous-hop node after receiving the X2 handover
request message; or,

sending, by the initial node, a Radio Resource Control (RRC) connection reconfiguration completion message containing the
activation instruction of activating the function of the next-hop node serving as the X2 proxy of the previous-hop node to
the next-hop node.

US Pat. No. 9,854,458

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND SYSTEM, AND A NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for data transmission, comprising:
if correctly receiving one or more source data packets sent by a source node or other destination nodes, a destination node
selecting source data packets that have not yet been saved from the source data packets to save; if receiving one or more
network coded data packets sent by other destination nodes, the destination node decoding the network coded data packets,
and if decoding can be correctly performed and source data packets can be obtained, the destination node selecting source
data packets that have not yet been saved from the source data packets obtained through the decoding to save;

if determining that the number of currently saved source data packets is greater than one, the destination node selecting
one saved source data packet and sending the one saved source data packet to other destination nodes, or after performing
network coding according to part or all of saved source data packets to obtain one or more network coded data packets, the
destination node selecting one network coded data packet and sending the one network coded data packet to other destination
nodes;

wherein if determining that the number of currently saved source data packets is greater than one, the destination node selecting
one saved source data packet and sending the one saved source data packet to other destination nodes, or after selecting part
or all of saved source data packets to perform the network coding to obtain one or more network coded data packets, the destination
node selecting one network coded data packet and sending the one network coded data packet to other destination nodes, comprises:

if determining that the number of currently saved source data packets is greater than one, the destination node generating
one random number, and judging whether the random number falls within a preset transmission probability interval of source
data packets, and if yes, the destination node selecting one saved source data packet and sending the one saved source data
packet to other destination nodes, otherwise, after selecting part or all of the saved source data packets to perform the
network coding to obtain one or more network coded data packets, the destination node selecting one network coded data packet
and sending the one network coded data packet to other destination nodes.

US Pat. No. 9,848,326

MOBILE TERMINAL, AND SAFETY VERIFICATION METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MOBILE PAYMENT

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A mobile terminal, comprising: a financial card, which is used for mobile payment, and a near field communication (NFC)
chip, and the mobile terminal further comprising:
a conduction switch, which is coupled between the financial card and the NFC chip, and is configured to receive a control
signal from a processor and control, according to the control signal, closing or opening of a conduction path between the
financial card and the NFC chip; and

the processor, which is coupled with the conduction switch and is configured to verify, before the financial card transacts
with an external reader, verification information input by a user, generate, when the verification information input by the
user passes the verification, a control signal for controlling the conduction switch to open the conduction path, and generate,
when the verification information input by the user does not pass the verification, a control signal for controlling the conduction
switch to close the conduction path.

US Pat. No. 9,848,444

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR WIRELESS STATION TO ACCESS CHANNEL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for a wireless Station (STA) to access a channel, comprising:
acquiring, by the wireless STA, a transmission ending moment of a wireless frame when selecting to refuse or drop the wireless
frame and not updating a local Network Allocation Vector (NAV) which is stored locally; and

accessing the channel when transmission of the wireless frame is ended and a preset condition is met;
wherein that the transmission of the wireless frame is ended and the preset condition is met refers to that:
the preset condition is determined to be met after a preset waiting time is started after the transmission of the wireless
frame is ended, and after the preset waiting time is up, wherein the preset waiting time is an Extended Inter-Frame Space
(EIFS) or Extended Inter-Frame Space?Distributed Inter-Frame Space+Arbitration Inter-Frame Space[Access Category] (EIFS?DIFS+AIFS[AC]);
and

DIFS=aSIFSTime+2*aSlotTime; EIFS=aSIFSTime+DIFS+ACKT×Time; AIFS[AC]=AIFSN[AC]*aSlotTime+aSIFSTime, aSIFSTime is a time length
of a Short Inter-Frame Space (SIFS), aSlotTime is a time length of a timeslot, and AIFS[AC] is an Inter-Frame Space (IFS)
corresponding to each priority queue AC; AIFSN[AC] is an integer corresponding to each priority queue AC; and ACKT×Time is
a transmission time of an Acknowledgement (ACK) frame.

US Pat. No. 9,832,499

CABLE TV NETWORK BROADBAND ACCESS SYSTEM WITH DISTRIBUTED DEPLOYMENT AND CENTRALIZED CONTROL

SHENZHEN TOPWAY VIDEO COM...

1. A cable TV network broadband access system with distributed deployment and centralized control, characterized in that,
comprising:
a system terminal end, configured to receive and transmit uplink and downlink service data, and receive and respond to access
control data and management control data;

a system access end, configured to implement data format transformation and data forwarding or processing for said uplink
and downlink service data, said access control data and said management control data of said system terminal end, and transmit,
receive and respond to management control data of the system access end;

a system head end, configured to implement management control and access control for said system access end and said system
terminal end, and to process, converge and forward said uplink and downlink service data, wherein said system head end is
capable of configuring management control functions of the system access end, and access control and management control functions
of said system terminal end;

a data transmission protocol between said system head end and said system access end which comprises IP protocol, Ethernet
protocol, EPON protocol, GPON protocol, NGPON protocol, 10GEPON protocol, WDM-PON protocol and private protocol, is configurable,
and the type of the data transmission protocol is adjustable; a data transmission protocol between said system access end
and said system terminal end which includes C-DOCSIS protocol, DOCSIS protocol, HiNOC protocol, HomePlugAV protocol and other
open or private protocol based on the cable TV broadband network, is configurable;

wherein the access control data denotes, at initial stage of operation, various types of communication data between the system
terminal end as a part of the whole network system and the system head end as well as between the system terminal end and
the system access end, including data regarding whether the system terminal end is permitted to join the system, data regarding
which transmission protocol is applied to the system terminal end after deployed in the system, and the communication timeslot
and bandwidth allocated to the system terminal end; and the management control data means the data associated with work state
and device parameters of the system terminal end between the system terminal end and the system access end or the system head
end;

said system access end comprises:
a data de-encapsulation and encapsulation subsystem, configured to de-encapsulate and encapsulate a data packets of said uplink
and downlink service data, said access control data and management control data of said system terminal end, and transmit,
receive and respond to the management control data of the system access end;

a physical frame generation subsystem, configured to implement frame structure processing, physical layer encapsulating, and
physical signal receiving and transmitting for said uplink and downlink service data, said access control data and said management
control data of said system terminal end; and

said system head end comprises:
a converging-and-forwarding subsystem, configured to converge, route and forward the uplink and downlink service data;
a classifying-and-mapping subsystem, configured to implement the classification and mapping of data streams for said uplink
and downlink service data to perform the priority control of said service data;

a service configuration subsystem, configured to implement registration and configuration for said system access end and said
system terminal end;

a network management subsystem, configured to implement management configuration and state monitoring for said system head
end, said system access end, said system terminal end and all the related devices within the network, and to implement configuration
and management of service priorities and service types for the processing of said uplink and downlink service data inside
said system head end and said system access end;

a central control subsystem, configured to implement configuration and management for all subsystems in said system head end,
and to receive, process and transmit said management control data of said system terminal end and said system access end,
and to implement data format transformation and data forwarding for the management configuration and state monitoring data
among the network management subsystems and the system access end and the system terminal end, and data format transformation
and data forwarding for the configuration data related to service priorities and service types among said network management
subsystem and other subsystems, said system access end and said system terminal end;

an access control subsystem, configured to implement access control of said system access end and said system terminal end
device to said system head end.

US Pat. No. 9,794,969

BEARER ALLOCATION METHOD, USER EQUIPMENT, BASE STATION, AND SERVING GATEWAY

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A bearer allocation method, comprising:
when a network entity creates a bearer for a User Equipment (UE), if it is determined that the bearer has a bearer retain
characteristic, marking a bearer retain flag in bearer context information; and

when the UE enters an IDLE state, an evolved base station and a Serving Gateway (SGW) to which the UE belongs reserving the
bearer context information marked with the bearer retain flag; wherein

when the UE is in the IDLE state, transmitting and/or receiving Internet Protocol (IP) data using the bearer having the bearer
retain flag.

US Pat. No. 9,775,057

SERVICE SWITCHING METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR LOCAL COMMUNICATION NETWORK

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A service switching method in a local communication network, comprising:
sending, by a current terminal which has received a service switching starting instruction, running service information to
a selected target terminal, and sending a service switching request message to a server;

sending, by the server which has received the service switching request message, service information to the target terminal;
extracting, by the target terminal, service progress times from the service information sent by the current terminal and the
service information sent by the server respectively, calculating a time difference according to the extracted service progress
times, and sending the time difference to the server; and

regulating, by the server, a progress of the service information sent to the target terminal according to the time difference
to make the progress consistent with a progress of the service information sent to the selected target terminal by the current
terminal; and sending the regulated service information to the target terminal to switch the service information from the
current terminal to the target terminal;

further comprising: before the running service information is sent to the selected target terminal, querying, by the current
terminal, available target terminals in the local communication network, and generating a target terminal list;

wherein the target terminal list comprises at least one of: a terminal identifier, a terminal capability identifier, a terminal
type, a corresponding manufacturer, a terminal version number, a terminal level, and a terminal capability;

wherein the terminal capability refers to software and hardware resources provided for a running service by the terminal;
wherein the terminal level refers to a security level, or running priority.

US Pat. No. 9,769,722

MULTIMODE TERMINAL INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, MULTIMODE TERMINAL AND ACCESS NETWORK DEVICE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. An information processing method of a multimode terminal, comprising:
a multimode terminal acquiring a dedicated priority of a High Rate Packet Data (HRPD) access network and/or a Long Term Evolution
(LTE) network from the HRPD access network, and performing network reselection in an idle state according to the dedicated
priority when an enabled condition of the dedicated priority is met;

wherein the multimode terminal determines that the enabled condition of the dedicated priority is met after receiving random
reselection probability information transmitted by the HRPD access network or after receiving at least two of the following
information transmitted by the HRPD access network: a dedicated priority activation indication, a dedicated priority threshold,
and random reselection probability information;

when the information received by the multimode terminal from the HRPD access network comprises the random reselection probability
information, the multimode terminal performs network reselection in an idle state according to the dedicated priority by:
after judging that a condition of reselecting to the LTE indicated by the random reselection probability information is met
according to the random reselection probability information, performing network reselection in an idle state,

wherein,
the random reselection probability information comprises at least one of a dedicated priority based random reselection probability
and an LTE frequency based random reselection probability;
wherein, the dedicated probability based random reselection probability represents a probability of reselecting to the LTE
of each dedicated priority, and the LTE frequency based random reselection probability represents a probability that a terminal
reselects to a different LTE frequency; and
the condition of reselecting to the LTE indicated by the random reselection probability information comprises one or a combination
of the following conditions: a condition of reselecting to the LTE indicated by the dedicated priority based random reselection
probability is met and a condition of reselecting to the LTE and/or LTE frequency indicated by the LTE frequency based random
reselection probability is met.

US Pat. No. 9,736,156

WLAN USER FIXED NETWORK ACCESSING METHOD AND SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) user to access a fixed network, comprising:
after the WLAN user is authenticated successfully, receiving, by a Broadband Network Gateway (BNG), an authentication success
message from an Authentication, Authorization and Accounting (AAA) server; wherein the authentication success message carries
user subscription information;

obtaining, by the BNG, the user subscription information from the authentication success message, and sending the obtained
user subscription information to a WLAN device; and

after the WLAN device performs related configuration according to the user subscription information, accessing, by a WLAN
user terminal, a network;

wherein the WLAN device is an Access Controller (AC) or an Access Point (AP);
when the WLAN device is the AC, the step of sending, by the BNG, the obtained user subscription information to the WLAN device
comprises: confirming, by the BNG, the AC to which the WLAN user terminal belongs, and sending the user subscription information
to the AC through a Radius CoA message or a Diameter CCA message; and sending, by the AC, the user subscription information
to the AP by means of Control And Provisioning of Wireless Access Points Protocol (CAPWAP) or Technical Report-069 (TR-069);
or

when the WLAN device is the AP, the step of sending, by the BNG, the obtained user subscription information to the WLAN device
comprises: confirming, by the BNG, the AP to which the WLAN user terminal belongs, and sending the user subscription information
to the AP through the Radius CoA message or the Diameter CCA message;

wherein after the WLAN user terminal accesses the network, the method further comprises:
accessing, by the WLAN user terminal, a portal server, and changing the user subscription information on line:
sending, by the portal server, the changed user subscription information to the AAA server: and
sending, by the AAA server, the changed user subscription information to the BNG through the Radius CoA message or the Diameter
CCA message.

US Pat. No. 9,763,575

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROCESSING WIRELESS BODY AREA NETWORK DATA

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A method for processing wireless body area network data, applied to a processing device for wireless body area network
data, comprising:
receiving or generating sampled value reference ranges;
receiving sampled data from an acquisition device of wireless body area network data, and judging a sampled value reference
range to which the sampled data belong according to a sampled value of the sampled data; and

processing the sampled data according to the sampled value reference range to which the sampled data belong;
wherein there are a plurality of the sampled value reference ranges, and different sampled value reference ranges correspond
to different coding accuracies; and

said processing the sampled data according to the sampled value reference range to which the sampled data belong comprises:
encoding the sampled data according to a coding accuracy corresponding to the sampled value reference range to which the sampled
data belong;

wherein, after said encoding the sampled data according to a coding accuracy corresponding to the sampled value reference
range to which the sampled data belong, the method further comprises:

recording a sampled coding value and sampling time of each sampled data, and generating a sampling log; and
determining a priority of the sampling log according to coding accuracy information of a sampled data coding value and sampling
time information in the sampling log;

wherein said determining a priority P of the sampling log is implemented through the following way:
wherein

Tlog=tcur?tfirst, Tlog is a duration of the sampling log, tcur is a current time and tfirst is a first sampling time of the sampling log;

Tj is a duration of a (j+1)th coding value in the sampling log, wherein tj is a sampling time of a (j+1)th coding value in the sampling log, j+1 denotes an item number in the sampling log and N denotes a total number of items contained
in the sampling log.

US Pat. No. 9,760,454

HIGH AVAILABILITY METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IMPROVING THE UTILITY OF PHYSICAL SERVERS IN CLOUD COMPUTING RESOURCE POOL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A high availability (HA) method for improving utilization of physical servers in a cloud computing resource pool, wherein
the method comprises:
when the physical servers in the cloud computing resource pool fail, judging whether idle memory of the normally-running physical
servers can support running of virtual machines on all the failed physical servers; when the idle memory of the normally-running
physical servers can support the running of the virtual machines on all the failed physical servers, restarting the virtual
machines on all the failed physical servers on the normally-running physical servers; wherein the method further comprises:

when the physical servers in the cloud computing resource pool fail, judging whether the idle memory of the normally-running
physical servers can support the running of the virtual machines on all the failed physical servers with reserved memory,
and when the idle memory of the normally-running physical servers can support the running of the virtual machines on all the
failed physical servers with the reserved memory, restarting the virtual machines on all the failed physical servers on the
normally running physical servers with the reserved memory;

when the idle memory of the normally-running physical servers can not support the running of the virtual machines on all the
failed physical servers, decreasing the memory occupied by the virtual machines on the normally-running physical servers,
and sequentially using the decrease of the memory as the idle memory.

US Pat. No. 9,729,501

SYSTEM AND DATA CARD FOR STATELESS AUTOMATIC CONFIGURATION OF IPV6 ADDRESS AND METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING THE SAME

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A system for stateless automatic configuration of an IPv6 address, the system comprising a data card and a terminal, wherein
the data card is configured to set and store its own IPv6 address configuration way according to an IPv6 address allocation
strategy of a current network, determine the set IPv6 address allocation way after successful establishment of an IPv6 dialup
connection and reception of a router solicitation request message transmitted by the terminal for acquiring a prefix address,
and when the set IPv6 address allocation way is determined as a static configuration way, discard a router advertisement response
message and report a valid IPv6 global unicast address to the terminal; and

the terminal is configured to, after successful establishment of the IPv6 dialup connection, transmit a router solicitation
request message for acquiring a prefix address to the data card and receive a valid IPv6 global unicast address reported by
the data card;

wherein the data card comprises a control instruction module, a router message processing module, an IPv6 address processing
module and a dialup module, wherein

the router message processing module is configured to, before establishment of a dialup connection, set and store an IPv6
address configuration way of the data card according to the IPv6 address allocation strategy of the current network; after
successful establishment of the IPv6 dialup connection, determine the set IPv6 address allocation way, and when the set IPv6
address allocation way is determined as a static configuration way, discard a router advertisement response message and notify
the IPv6 address processing module;

the IPv6 address processing module is configured to, after receiving a notification transmitted by the router message processing
module, acquire a valid IPv6 global unicast address from a Packet Data Protocol (PDP) activation message and provide the IPv6
global unicast address to the control instruction module;

the control instruction module is configured to transmit a control instruction carrying the IPv6 address to a personal computer
(PC) side software; and

the dialup module is configured to, when the data card receives a dialup request, initiate a PDP activation process, and acquire
a valid IPv6 global unicast address from a network side.

US Pat. No. 9,726,574

ZEROING METHOD AND ZEROING DEVICE FOR OPTICAL TIME-DOMAIN REFLECTOMETER

ZTE CORPORATION, (CN)

1. A zeroing method for an optical time-domain reflectometer, comprising:
before starting the optical time-domain reflectometer, when a laser device is in an off state, sending a zeroing signal;
performing zeroing processing according to the zeroing signal; wherein performing zeroing processing according to the zeroing
signal comprises:

in a case that the zeroing signal is valid, receiving a voltage difference of output signals of a low noise amplifier, and
performing zeroing on the low noise amplifier based on the voltage difference.

US Pat. No. 9,755,742

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. 9,721,461

METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR AFFIRMING ALARM IDENTITY OF VIDEO MONITORING SYSTEM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for alarm identification for a video surveillance system, comprising:
detecting a front-end alarm, and notifying a mobile-phone-signal intercepting unit to collect a mobile phone signal in a monitored
area corresponding to the front-end alarm;

parsing the mobile phone signal, and sending an alarm identification message to a mobile phone number obtained by the parsing;
and

determining, according to an acquired alarm identification feedback message, whether to eliminate the front-end alarm,
wherein the method further comprises: after the determining, according to an acquired alarm identification feedback message,
whether to eliminate the front-end alarm,

recording the front-end alarm in a historical alarm repository, and recording the mobile phone number corresponding to the
front-end alarm to provide a basis for subsequent alarm information statistics and sorting,

wherein the determining, according to an acquired alarm identification feedback message, whether to eliminate the front-end
alarm comprises:

when no alarm identification feedback message corresponding to the alarm identification message is acquired within a preset
waiting time, determining, according to a preset first alarm eliminating strategy, whether to eliminate the front-end alarm;
labeling the front-end alarm as an identity-unidentified alarm; and recording the labeled front-end alarm in the historical
alarm repository;

or, when the alarm identification feedback message corresponding to the alarm identification message is acquired within the
preset waiting time, determining, according to a preset second alarm eliminating strategy, whether to eliminate the front-end
alarm; and recording the front-end alarm and the mobile phone number corresponding to the front-end alarm in the historical
alarm repository.

US Pat. No. 9,713,001

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR GENERATING AN IDENTIFIER OF A KEY

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for generating an identifier of a key, comprising:
when a User Equipment (UE) transfers from an Evolved UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (EUTRAN) to a Global System for
Mobile Communications (GSM) or to an enhanced data rate for GSM Evolution Radio Access Network (GERAN),

generating, by a Mobility Management Entity (MME), an identifier of a ciphering key and an integrity key by mapping a key
set identifier for an access security management entity, and sending the ciphering key, the integrity key and the identifier
thereof to a Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN);

assigning, by the SGSN, a value of the identifier of the ciphering key and the integrity key to an identifier of a ciphering
key of the GSM or GERAN, wherein the identifier of the ciphering key of the GSM or GERAN is a sequence number of the ciphering
key; and

generating, by the UE, an identifier of the ciphering key of the GSM or GERAN by mapping the key set identifier of the access
security management entity;

wherein the generating by mapping comprises:
assigning, by the MME, the value of the identifier of the ciphering key and the integrity key to be a value of the key set
identifier of the access security management entity, or to be a sum of the value of the key set identifier of the access security
management entity and a constant which is appointed by the UE and a network side; and

assigning, by the UE, the value of the identifier of the ciphering key of the GSM or GERAN to be the value of the key set
identifier of the access security management entity, or to be the sum of the value of the key set identifier of the access
security management entity and a constant which is appointed by the UE and the network side.

US Pat. No. 9,706,520

METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING TERMINAL STATE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for determining a terminal state, comprising:
a network side judging that no location update initiated by a terminal is received when a reachable timer corresponding to
the terminal is expired, then sending paging message to the terminal, and triggering the terminal to initiate an interaction
process with the network side to determine the terminal state; and

after the interaction process with the network side initiated by the terminal is completed, the network side determining that
the terminal is in an online state, and restarting the reachable timer corresponding to the terminal;

wherein,
sending paging message to the terminal and triggering the terminal to initiate an interaction process with the network side
comprises: sending the paging message to the terminal, and triggering the terminal to initiate service request message to
a network management entity to which the terminal belongs currently; and

the method further comprises: the network management entity feeds back service reject message to the terminal after receiving
the service request message, and the network management entity then restarts the reachable timer; and

after receiving the service reject message, the terminal restarts a periodical timer.

US Pat. No. 9,674,857

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DATA SCHEDULING

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for data scheduling, comprising:
when data arrive at a device, the device judging whether the arrived data have a delay-tolerant characteristic or not; if
the arrived data have the delay-tolerant characteristic, then the device delaying scheduling and transmission of the arrived
data; and if the arrived data do not have the delay-tolerant characteristic, then the device immediately initiating a call
process or immediately initiating a data transmission process;

wherein, the device is a user equipment or a base station; when the device is the user equipment, the arrived data are uplink
data, and when the device is the base station, the arrived data are downlink data corresponding to the user equipment;

wherein, the step of the device delaying scheduling and transmission of the arrived data comprises:
when the user equipment is in a radio resource control IDLE state, the user equipment postponing initiating a random access
procedure and then scheduling and transmitting the arrived data, or the base station postponing initiating a paging process
and then scheduling and transmitting the arrived data; and

when the user equipment is in a radio resource control connected state, the user equipment postponing triggering a schedule
request and then scheduling and transmitting the arrived data, or the user equipment triggering the schedule request and delaying
transmitting the schedule request and then scheduling and transmitting the arrived data;

the method further comprising: the device scheduling and transmitting the arrived data with the delay-tolerant characteristic
when a delayed time of the arrived data reaches an upper limit of a delay-tolerant time; wherein, the upper limit of the delay-tolerant
time is configured in advance through any one of the following ways:

taking the delay index included in the quality of service level corresponding to the arrived data as the upper limit of the
delay-tolerant time;

taking the delay-tolerant time agreed by the network side and the user equipment in advance and corresponding to a logic channel
that has the delay-tolerant characteristic and includes the arrived data as the upper limit of the delay-tolerant time;

taking the delay-tolerant time agreed by the network side and the user equipment in advance and corresponding to a wireless
bearer that has the delay-tolerant characteristic and includes the arrived data as the upper limit of the delay-tolerant time;

taking the delay-tolerant time agreed by the network side and a delay-tolerant user equipment in advance and corresponding
to the device that has the delay-tolerant characteristic as the upper limit of the delay-tolerant time;

the method further comprising:
the device scheduling and transmitting the arrived data with the delay-tolerant characteristic when a total amount of data
to be transmitted in an uplink data transmission buffer or a downlink data transmission buffer corresponding to the user equipment
reaches or exceeds a second preset threshold; and

the device scheduling and transmitting the arrived data with the delay-tolerant characteristic when a total amount of data
in a buffer of a logic channel including arrived uplink data and arrived downlink data and corresponding to the user equipment
reaches or exceeds a third preset threshold.

US Pat. No. 9,667,413

ENCRYPTION REALIZATION METHOD AND SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. An encryption realization method, wherein, comprising:
a push-to-talk (PTT) server and a group call terminal maintaining the same list of PTT authentication key K values respectively;
during each group call, the PPT server calculating an authentication vector (AV) using public network authentication functions
with input parameters of a generated random number (RAND), an authentication sequence number (SQN), and a PTT authentication
key K value selected from the list of PTT authentication key K values;

a serving radio network controller (SRNC) or an evolved NodeB (eNB) transmitting the RAND, the SQN and the authentication
vector generated by the PTT server to the group call terminal; and

the group call terminal, according to the RAND and an authentication token (AUTN) in the AV acquired from the PPT server,
executing authentication to generate a cipher key (CK).

US Pat. No. 9,622,268

RANDOM ACCESS METHOD AND RANDOM ACCESS SYSTEM FOR TERMINAL IN HIGH-SPEED MOBILE ENVIRONMENT

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A random access method for a terminal in a high-speed mobile environment, comprising:
selecting a random access preamble format according to a preset cell coverage radius target value;
judging whether using a restricted set of cyclic shift quantities pre-configured satisfies a requirement of the cell coverage
radius target value under the selected random access preamble format; if the restricted set does not satisfy the requirement
of the cell coverage radius target value, then selecting a cyclic shift quantity which satisfies the requirement of the cell
coverage radius target value from an unrestricted set of cyclic shift quantities pre-configured; and

generating a random access signal according to the selected cyclic shift quantity and a pre-configured mother code, and performing
access using the random access sign;

wherein, the step of selecting the random access preamble format according to the preset cell coverage radius target value
comprises:

calculating a maximum cell coverage radius supported by a corresponding format according to a length of a guard interval in
a random access subframe under every random access preamble format; and

selecting a random access preamble format of which the supported maximum cell coverage radius is greater than or equal to
the cell coverage radius target value.

US Pat. No. 9,608,311

ANTENNA AND TERMINAL DEVICE

ZTE Corporation, Guangdo...

1. An antenna, comprising: a Printed Circuit Board (PCB), a first main antenna, a second main antenna and a connection component,
wherein the first main antenna is printed on the PCB, and the second main antenna is configured outside the PCB, and electrically
connected to the first main antenna through the connection component;
wherein the second main antenna comprises a main section of the second main antenna and an auxiliary section of the second
main antenna which are separated from each other, the main section of the second main antenna comprises the feed part and
is connected to the antenna feed unit and the first main antenna, and the auxiliary section of the second main antenna is
connected to the first main antenna.

US Pat. No. 9,584,295

USER EQUIPMENT, AND METHOD AND SYSTEM SIDE FOR CONFIGURING PHYSICAL RESOURCE BLOCK OF SEARCH SPACE THEREOF

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for configuring a physical resource block of a user equipment search space, comprising:
configuring, by a system side, Physical Resource Block (PRB) pairs of a default User equipment specific Search Space (USS),
and

notifying the user equipment of positions of the PRB pairs of the default USS, or agreeing by the system side with the user
equipment on the positions of the PRB pairs of the default USS;

wherein the positions of the PRB pairs of the default USS satisfy that:
the positions of the PRB pairs of the default USS are orthogonal to the positions of the PRB pairs of the default US S of
a neighbor cell, or when the positions of the PRB pairs of the default USS are completely or partly the same as the positions
of the PRB pairs of the default USS of the neighbor cell, Control Channel Elements (CCEs) used in the PRB pairs of the default
USS are orthogonal to the CCEs used in the PRB pairs of the default USS of the neighbor cell.

US Pat. No. 9,584,851

SOCIAL TELEVISION STATE SYNCHRONIZATION METHOD, SYSTEM AND TERMINAL

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A system for social television (TV) state synchronization, comprising a first social TV client and a second social TV client,
wherein:
the first social TV client comprises: a first processor; and a first memory comprising instructions executable by the first
processor for sending the second social TV client a subscription request comprising information on a social TV state to which
the first social TV client is to subscribe;

the second social TV client comprises: a second processor; and a second memory comprising instructions executable by the second
processor for sending, when there is a change in a social TV state of the second social TV client corresponding to the social
TV state to which the first social TV client subscribes, the first social TV client a state change notification comprising
a changed social TV state of the second social TV client according to a strategy of a service or content provider for acquiring
TV content by a client and according to a configuration of the second social TV client, wherein the strategy comprises at
least one of a TV copyright strategy and a payment strategy; and

the first memory further comprises instructions executable by the first processor for performing, according to a configuration
of the first social TV client, social TV state synchronization with the second social TV client by modifying a social TV state
of the first social TV client to the changed social TV state of the second social TV client,

wherein: the first memory comprises instructions executable by the first processor for: receiving information on a user operation
of a first user; when the user operation of the first user is to subscribe to a social TV state, providing a list of social
TV states for subscription, setting user selection of one or more social TV states from the list or a social TV state by system
default as the social TV state to which the first social TV client is to subscribe, generating the subscription request, and
sending the subscription request to the second social TV client,

wherein: the second memory comprises instructions executable by the second processor for receiving the subscription request
sent by the first social TV client; receiving information on a user operation of a second user; when it is determined that
the user operation of the second user causes a change in a social TV state of the second social TV client, determining whether
the changed social TV state corresponds to the social TV state to which the first social TV client subscribes, when the changed
social TV state corresponds to the social TV state to which the first social TV client subscribes, generating the state change
notification; and sending the state change notification to the first social TV client to notify the first social TV client
of the change in the social TV state of the second social TV client.

US Pat. No. 9,577,774

TIME SYNCHRONIZATION METHOD AND SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A time synchronization method, comprising:
classifying a first Network Equipment (NE1) and upstream nodes of the NE1 in a time network into a first level, and classifying downstream nodes of the NE1 into a second level, wherein a first level priority that needs to be used in time synchronization of the first level is higher
than a second level priority that needs to be used in time synchronization of the second level, and an output port of the
NE1 is connected to a 1 Pulse per Second+Time of Day (1PPS+TOD) synchronization link;

receiving, by a third Network Equipment (NE3) in the downstream nodes which is connected to the NE1 through a Precision Time Protocol (PTP) synchronization link, a first PTP announce message from the NE1, wherein the first PTP announce message carries a first equipment priority of the NE1 and the first level priority;

and after the NE3 receives a second PTP announce message sent by a second Network Equipment (NE2) in the downstream nodes which is connected to the NE1 through the 1PPS+TOD synchronization link, determining that a clock parameter of the NE1 is optimal according to the first PTP announce message and the second PTP announce message, and synchronizing a local clock
to the NE1 according to the first PTP announce message, wherein the second PTP announce message carries a second equipment priority
of the NE2 and the second level priority, and the first equipment priority is higher than the second equipment priority.

US Pat. No. 9,559,886

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING FAST FOURIER TRANSFORM/DISCRETE FOURIER TRANSFORM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A device for implementing Fast Fourier Transformation/Discrete Fourier Transformation (FFT/DFT), comprising: a first multiplier,
a second multiplier, a first adder, a second adder, a first multiplexer, a second multiplexer, a first accumulator register,
a second accumulator register and a negation controller configured to perform negation operation on output signal of the first
multiplier and/or the second multiplier, wherein
an input end of the first adder is connected with an output end of the first multiplexer, an output end of the first multiplier
and an output end of the second multiplier respectively, an output end of the first adder is connected with an input end of
the first accumulator register, and the first adder is configured to accumulate an output signal of the first multiplexer,
an output signal of the first multiplier and an output signal of the second multiplier, and input an accumulated signal obtained
to the first accumulator register;

an input end of the second adder is connected with the output end of the first multiplier, the output end of the second multiplier
and an output end of the second multiplexer respectively, an output end of the second adder is connected with an input end
of the second accumulator register, and the second adder is configured to accumulate an output signal of the second multiplexer,
the output signal of the first multiplier and the output signal of the second multiplier, and input an accumulated signal
obtained to the second accumulator register; and

the first accumulator register is configured to output an output signal of the first adder or feed the output signal of the
first adder back to an input end of the first multiplexer; and the second accumulator register is configured to output an
output signal of the second adder or feed the output signal of the second adder back to an input end of the second multiplexer.

US Pat. No. 9,531,251

QUICK DISCHARGE CIRCUIT

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A quick discharge circuit, comprising: a reference voltage source, a power supply voltage monitoring circuit, a control
circuit, and a discharge circuit; wherein,
the reference voltage source is configured to provide a threshold voltage for quick discharge;
the power supply voltage monitoring circuit is configured to collect change conditions of a power supply voltage; and
the control circuit is configured to perform logical control according to the power supply voltage collected by the power
supply voltage monitoring circuit and the threshold voltage provided by the reference voltage source to determine whether
the discharge circuit is ON or not;

wherein the control circuit comprises a voltage comparator, a triode and a fourth resistor, a base of the triode is connected
to an output end of the voltage comparator, an emitter of the triode is configured to be connected to the GND; and one end
of the fourth resistor is configured to be connected to a positive pole of the power supply input, and the other end of the
fourth resistor is connected to a collector of the triode;

an non-inverting input end of the voltage comparator is connected between the first resistor and the voltage-regulator tube,
an inverting input end of the voltage comparator is connected at a voltage division point between the second resistor and
the third resistor, the positive pole of the voltage comparator is connected between the first resistor and the voltage-regulator
tube, and the negative pole of the voltage comparator is connected to the GND; and

the voltage comparator is configured to determine whether an output of the output end of the voltage comparator is at a high
level or a low level by comparing a voltage of the positive pole of the power supply input collected by the inverting input
end and the reference voltage provided by the reference voltage source.

US Pat. No. 9,531,845

METHOD AND APPARATUS COMPATIBLE WITH MULTI-VERSION FOR STORING WIRELESS RESOURCE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A multi-version compatible method for storing radio resources, comprising:
receiving a Radio Resource Control (RRC) message sent by a network side;
converting a protocol version of the RRC message by using at least one conversion function to make the converted protocol
version of the RRC message consistent with that of a preservation function, when the protocol version of the RRC message is
inconsistent with that of the preservation function, wherein converting the protocol version of the RRC message by using the
at least one conversion function comprises:

converting the protocol version of the RRC message into a protocol version of a higher level than the protocol version of
the RRC message by using a conversion function corresponding to the protocol version of the higher level until the converted
protocol version of the RRC message is consistent with that of the preservation function;

storing radio resources in the RRC message by using the preservation function, wherein the protocol version of the RRC message
is consistent with that of the preservation function.

US Pat. No. 9,525,780

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING ABNORMALITY OF AS

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for processing an abnormality of an Application Server (AS), comprising:
sending, by a Serving Call Session Control Function (SCSCF), an Accounting Request (ACR) message to a Charging Data Function
(CDF), wherein the ACR message includes an Attribute Value Pair (AVP) configured to indicate information of an abnormal AS;
and

after the CDF receives the ACR message, filling, by the CDF, a Charging Data Record (CDR) of the SCSCF with the information
of the abnormal AS.

US Pat. No. 9,501,278

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DATA TRANSMISSION BETWEEN REGISTER FILES

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for data transmission between register files, comprising:
at a Stage i of an instruction pipeline, reading, from a source register file, data and a mask for the data: writing the read
data into a temporary register x; and writing the read mask into a temporary register y;

at a Stage (i+1) of the instruction pipeline, combining data in the temporary register y and data in the temporary register
x into {y, x}, and writing the {y, x} into a Stage (i+1) of an idle instruction pipeline;

letting the data {y, x} flow stage by stage along the idle instruction pipeline into a next stage; and
at a Stage (i+j) of the instruction pipeline, fetching the data {y, x} from the idle instruction pipeline, and writing the
fetched data into a destination register file,

wherein the fetching the data {y, x} from the idle instruction pipeline, and writing the fetched data into a destination register
file comprises:

taking a part x of the {y, x} as a data unit, combining n copies of the data unit to obtain extended data with a length equal
to n times of the length of the data unit, and writing the extended data into a temporary register j; and taking a part y
of the {y, x} as a mask; and

writing a data unit in a section in the temporary register j corresponding to an effective bit of the mask into a corresponding
section in the destination register file.

US Pat. No. 9,501,435

ENABLING METHOD AND ENABLING DEVICE FOR DEBUGGING PORT OF TERMINAL, AND TERMINAL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. An enabling method for a debugging port of a terminal, comprising:
acquiring an instruction of enabling a debugging port input by a user, wherein the instruction is generated by executing second
operation of covering an infrared sensor of a terminal at same time of executing first operation of pressing a key of the
terminal;

triggering an interrupt service subprogram of the infrared sensor according to the instruction;
judging a state of the infrared sensor and a pressed state of the key of the terminal according to the interrupt service subprogram,
and obtaining judgement results; and

when the judgement results are determined to be consistent with preset standards, controlling a screen of the terminal to
be unlocked, and enabling the debugging port.

US Pat. No. 9,479,477

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REGISTERING TERMINAL

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for registering a terminal, comprising:
after receiving a registration request from a peripheral of a terminal, a gateway authenticating and verifying the peripheral
of the terminal; and

after the authentication and verification are passed, the gateway initiating a remote registration request to a Machine-to-Machine,
M2M, service platform or an M2M application, wherein the remote registration request is used for requesting the M2M service
platform or the M2M application to register the peripheral of the terminal to the M2M service platform or the M2M application,

wherein after the authentication and verification are passed, the method further comprises: the gateway assigning an address
or identification to the peripheral of the terminal, and saving information about the peripheral of the terminal;

wherein the information about the peripheral of the terminal comprises the following information: an address or identification
of the peripheral of the terminal, and a state of the peripheral of the terminal, wherein the state of the peripheral of the
terminal comprises one of the following: local registration state or remote registration state;

wherein before initiating the remote registration request to the M2M service platform or the M2M application, the method comprises:
the gateway acquiring indication information, wherein the indication information is used for indicating whether the peripheral
of the terminal supports remote management, and initiating the remote registration request to the M2M service platform or
the M2M application in the case that the indication information indicates the peripheral of the terminal supports the remote
management.

US Pat. No. 9,480,091

METHOD, NETWORK ELEMENT AND UE ACHIEVING IDENTIFIER AND LOCATION SEPARATION AND INTERFACE IDENTIFIER ALLOCATION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method of achieving an identity and location separation network, which is suitable to be applied in an Evolved Packet
System (EPS) network of an identity and location separation technology, the method comprising:
an EPS network side network element acquiring an Access Identifier (AID) of a User Equipment (UE), and transmitting the acquired
AID to the UE;

a Packet Data Network Gateway (P-GW) to which the UE is attached allocating a subnet prefix for the UE, and transmitting the
subnet prefix to the UE; and

the UE combining into an IPv6 address by using the AID as an interface identifier part of the IPv6 address and the subnet
prefix as a subnet prefix part of the IPv6 address, and using the IPv6 address to configure the IPv6 address of the UE;

the method further comprising: when the UE transmits a data packet to a Correspondent Node (CN), using the combined IPv6 address
as a source address of the data packet, and using the AID of the CN as the interface identifier part of a destination address
of the data packet; and

after the P-GW to which the UE is attached receives the data packet transmitted by the UE, inquiring to obtain a Routing Identifier
(RID) of the CN, and after the subnet prefix part of the destination address of the data packet is substituted with the RID,
transmitting the data packet to an IP network.

US Pat. No. 9,461,780

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING HYBRID AUTOMATIC REPEAT REQUEST ACKNOWLEDGEMENT INFORMATION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for transmitting Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request Acknowledgement (HARQ-ACK) information, comprising:
in a Carrier Aggregation (CA) Time Division Duplex (TDD) system, aggregated serving cells comprising a primary serving cell
and a secondary serving cell, when uplink-downlink configurations of the aggregated serving cells are different, and a mode
of Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) format 1b with channel selection is configured to be used to feed back the HARQ-ACK, determining, according to a timing relationship
between a Physical Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH) and the HARQ-ACK information complied by the secondary serving cell, sets
of downlink subframes of aggregated serving cells in a feedback window corresponding to an uplink subframe;

determining, according to a relationship between the sets of downlink subframes of the aggregated serving cells in the feedback
window corresponding to the uplink subframe, a transmission mode of the HARQ-ACK information and used PUCCH resources when
transmitting the HARQ-ACK information; and

transmitting the HARQ-ACK information on the determined PUCCH resources by using the determined transmission mode of the HARQ-ACK
information;

wherein, the timing relationship between the PDSCH and the HARQ-ACK information of the secondary serving cell is determined
by the following mode:

when a set of downlink subframes under an uplink-downlink configuration of the secondary serving cell is a subset of a set
of downlink subframes under an uplink-downlink configuration of the primary serving cell, the timing relationship between
the PDSCH and the HARQ-ACK information of the secondary serving cell complying with a timing relationship between a PDSCH
and HARQ-ACK information corresponding to the primary serving cell; and

when the set of downlink subframes under the uplink-downlink configuration of the secondary serving cell is not a subset of
the set of downlink subframes under the uplink-downlink configuration of the primary serving cell, the timing relationship
between the PDSCH and the HARQ-ACK information of the secondary serving cell complying with the timing relationship between
the PDSCH and the HARQ-ACK information corresponding to the primary serving cell or complying with the timing relationship
between the PDSCH and the HARQ-ACK information corresponding to the secondary serving cell, or complying with a timing relationship
between a PDSCH and a HARQ corresponding to a reference uplink-downlink configuration X; wherein, the reference uplink-downlink
configuration X is an uplink-downlink configuration with a minimum set of downlink subframes in uplink-downlink configurations
satisfying following conditions: a set of uplink subframes under the uplink-downlink configuration is not only a subset of
a set of uplink subframes under the uplink-downlink configuration of the primary serving cell, but also a subset of a set
of uplink subframes under the uplink-downlink configuration of the secondary serving cell.

US Pat. No. 9,462,104

METHOD OF USING LIGHT SENSOR EARPHONE TO CONTROL ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND LIGHT SENSOR EARPHONE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method of using a light sensor earphone to control an electronic device, comprising:
the light sensor earphone detecting light intensity of an ear close side and light intensity of an ear outer side according
to a received light signal;

comparing the light intensity of the ear close side with the light intensity of the ear outer side, and generating an electric
signal corresponding to a current mode of the electronic device according to a comparison result; and

sending the electric signal to the electronic device, for the electronic device to control a corresponding function in the
current mode according to the electric signal.

US Pat. No. 9,462,486

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CLASSIFYING WIRELESS DATA SERVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for classifying wireless data service, comprising:
setting, by a base station, a service model of a relationship for matching wireless call information with service types, wherein
the service model comprises a relationship between different KPI numerical value intervals and the service types;

calculating Key Performance Indicators KPIs of the wireless call information, matching the calculated KPIs with the service
model which is preset, and determining a service type of a call; and

the step of determining the service type of the call comprises: matching the KPIs of the wireless call information collected
with the KPI numerical value intervals in the service model, if the KPIs of the wireless call information collected fall in
any one of the KPI numerical value intervals, the matching is successful and a service type corresponding to the KPI numerical
value intervals is the service type of the call; and

wherein if the KPI numerical value intervals in which the KPIs of the wireless call information collected fall are two or
more, the method further comprises: determining the service type of the call according to the priority of the service types
which is preset.

US Pat. No. 9,451,640

METHOD FOR ACQUIRING FORMAT OF RANDOM ACCESS SUBFRAME AND RECEIVER

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for acquiring a format of a random access subframe, comprising:
a receiver determining the length of a preamble sequence in an extended random access subframe according to a cell radius
required to be supported currently and a cell coverage radius decided by the length of a ZC sequence and the size of a cyclic
shift (Ncs);

the receiver determining the length of a Cyclic Prefix (CP) and the length of a Guard Time (GT) in the extended random access
subframe according to the cell radius required to be supported currently and a cell coverage radius decided by the length
of the GT;

the receiver respectively calculating the number of sampling points of the preamble sequence, the number of sampling points
of the GT and the number of sampling points of the CP according to a sampling rate of a system in which the receiver is located,
the length of the preamble sequence, the length of the CP and the length of the GT; and

the receiver calculating the length of the extended random access subframe according to the number of sampling points of the
preamble sequence, the number of sampling points of the GT and the number of sampling points of the CP, and determining a
format of the extended random access subframe;

wherein: the step of the receiver determining the length of a CP and the length of a GT in the extended random access subframe
according to the cell radius required to be supported currently and a cell coverage radius decided by the length of the GT
comprises:

the receiver determining the length of the GT in the extended random access subframe according to the cell radius required
to be supported currently and the cell coverage radius decided by the length of the GT; and determining the length of the
CP according to the length of the GT and a difference between the length of the CP and the length of the GT being less than
or equal to a value of preset length, wherein the length of the CP is greater than the length of the GT.

US Pat. No. 9,391,766

GLOBAL SYNCHRONIZATION METHOD AND SYSTEM BASED ON PACKET SWITCHING SYSTEM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A global synchronization method based on a packet switching system, the packet switching system comprising a plurality
of chips, the method comprising:
selecting one of the chips as a reference chip; and
calibrating, by each of the other chips, its own timer by taking the reference chip as a reference,
wherein the method further comprises:
sending, by each chip, a zero-point pulse or zero-point pulse cell to each high-speed link connected with the chip, and feeding
back a calibration cell in response to a zero-point pulse or zero-point pulse cell received through each high-speed link.

US Pat. No. 9,361,702

IMAGE DETECTION METHOD AND DEVICE

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for detecting images, comprising:
modeling to obtain a mixed space-time background model according to a grayscale change trend of an image; and
collecting the image, performing moving target detection on the image by using the mixed space-time background model to determine
a moving target image;

wherein said modeling to obtain a mixed space-time background model according to a grayscale change trend of an image comprises:
determining a predicted pixel value based on exponential smoothing and illumination changes;
integrating the predicted pixel value and a Center Symmetric Local Binary Pattern (CSLBP) operator to obtain a Space Time-Center
Symmetric-Local Binary Pattern (ST-CSLBP) operator;

calculating histograms corresponding to all pixels based on the ST-CSLBP operator; and
constructing a mixed space-time background model of the histograms corresponding to all the pixels based on the ST-CSLBP operator;
wherein the predicted pixel value is determined by using the following formula:

wherein zt represents a predicted pixel value of a pixel at time t, mt represents an estimated state value of the pixel at time t, ? represents a smoothing factor, rt?1 represents a grayscale change trend of the pixel at time t?1, rt represents a grayscale change trend of the pixel at time t, xt represents an observed pixel value of the pixel at time t, and xt?1 represents an observed pixel value of the pixel at time t?1.

US Pat. No. 9,344,575

VOICE MESSAGE SENDING METHOD AND SYSTEM, AND CONVERGED MESSAGE SERVER AND CLIENT

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A voice message sending method, comprising:
initiating, by a converged message client of a sender, a session invitation which contains voice message receiver information
and indicates this session to be voice message sending;

negotiating, by the converged message client of the sender, with the converged message server of the sender to establish a
media transmission link with the converged message server of the sender;

sending, by the converged message client of the sender, a voice message to the converged message server of the sender through
the media transmission link;

negotiating, by a converged message server of the sender, after the converged message client of the sender initiates the session
invitation, with the converged message client of the sender and a converged message server of a receiver to separately establish
a media transmission link with the converged message client of the sender and a media transmission link with the converged
message server of the receiver, wherein the session invitation contains voice message receiver information and indicates this
session to be voice message sending;

receiving, by the converged message client of the sender, the voice message sent from the converged message client of the
sender through the media transmission link;

forwarding, by the converged message client of the sender, the voice message to the converged message server of the receiver;
establishing, by the converged message server of the receiver, the media transmission link with the converged message server
of the sender;

receiving, by the converged message server of the receiver, the voice message sent by the converged message server of the
sender through the media transmission link;

storing, by the converged message server of the receiver, the voice message in a message storage server to which a receiver
user pertains after the converged message server of the receiver receives the voice message;

storing, by the message storage server the voice message; and
acquiring, by a converged message client of the receiver, the voice message from the message storage server.