US Pat. No. 11,129,299

HEAT SINK

TEJAS NETWORK LIMITED, B...


1. A heat sink, comprising:a base member situated adjacent to a heat source, wherein the base member has a surface area at least approximates the surface area of the heat source such that the surface area of the base member is equal to or larger than the surface area of the heat source; and
a heat radiating portion,
wherein the heat radiating portion includes a plurality of fins,
wherein the plurality of fins are arranged to form a plurality of fluid guides, wherein each fluid guide comprises at least one of the plurality of fins and the distance between adjacent fluid guides is arranged such that fluids converge towards the center of the heat radiating portion, and intensity of the fluid is greater at the center without leaking into the adjacent fluid guide or between fins in the same row,
wherein at least one fluid guide formed by the plurality of fins longitudinally traverses across a portion of the base member situated adjacent to the heat source with increasing concentration of fins where the base member is in contact with the heat source, wherein the increasing concentration of fins is provided by a plurality of fluid guides,
and
wherein each of the plurality of fins is of a shape which prevents substantial leakage of fluid from one fluid guide over to another fluid guide and wherein shape of the fin is substantially a rhomboid.

US Pat. No. 11,129,275

POWER SUPPLIES INCLUDING SHIELDED MULTILAYER POWER TRANSMISSION BOARDS

Astec International Limit...


1. A power supply comprising:a main circuit board; and
a multilayer power transmission board electrically coupled to the main circuit board, the multilayer board including:a conductive neutral layer having an inner side;
a conductive line layer having an inner side facing the inner side of the conductive neutral layer;
a dielectric medium positioned between the conductive neutral layer and the conductive line layer;
a first conductive outer layer positioned adjacently to an outer side of the conductive neutral layer;
a second conductive outer layer positioned adjacently to an outer side of the conductive line layer; and
a conductive plating material positioned within a slot formed in the multilayer power transmission board and covering an interior portion of the multilayer power transmission board facing the slot;

wherein a perimeter of the multilayer board comprises:a first side adjacent to a first edge of each layer of the multilayer board; and
a second side adjacent to a second edge of each layer of the multilayer board, the second side opposite the first side;

wherein the slot extends continuously across a length of the multilayer board, the slot having a first end adjacent to the first side and a second end adjacent to the second side; and
wherein the conductive plating material electrically couples the first and second conductive outer layers.

US Pat. No. 11,129,262

CONTROL SYSTEM WITH OCCUPANCY SENSING

Lutron Technology Company...


1. A control device for controlling the power delivered to an electrical load in response to an-at least two occupancy sensors, the control device comprising:a wireless receiver configured to receive wireless signals from the occupancy sensor, the wireless signals comprising an occupied signal indicating an occupancy condition, the at least two occupancy sensors configured to repetitively transmit the occupied signal continuing to detect the occupancy condition and to stop transmitting the occupied signal and transmit the vacant signal in response to the occupancy condition not being detected by the at least two occupancy sensors in response to;
a memory configured to store an identifier of each of the at least two occupancy sensors; and
a controller configured to control the power delivered to the electrical load in response to the wireless signals received via the wireless receiver, the controller configured to cease delivery of power to the electrical load in response to determining at least one of: receipt of the vacant signal and a failure to receive the occupied signal from at least one of the at least two occupancy sensors for a timeout period;
wherein the controller is configured to mark the identifier of the respective occupancy sensor from which the controller has received the occupied signal as occupied, and mark the identifier of one or both occupancy sensors from which the controller has received the vacant signal as vacant, the controller configured to cease the delivery of power to the electrical load based on the wireless signals received from the occupancy sensors when the identifiers for both of the occupancy sensors are marked as vacant.

US Pat. No. 11,129,321

MOVEMENT ERROR DETECTION APPARATUS OF MOUNTING HEAD, AND COMPONENT MOUNTING APPARATUS

YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIK...


1. A movement error detection apparatus for a component mounting apparatus comprisinga substrate conveyance device including a fixed conveyor extending in a first direction and a movable conveyor which is movable in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction with respect to the fixed conveyor, and
a mounting head to mount a component on a substrate conveyed by the substrate conveyance device to a predetermined work position,
the movement error detection apparatus comprising:
a plurality of marks includinga movable-region-inside-mark arranged in a movable region of the movable conveyor and
a movable-region-outside-mark arranged outside the movable region of the movable conveyor,

an imager adapted to be attached to the mounting head and to move together with the mounting head to image the plurality of marks, and
an auxiliary device to assist an imaging, wherein
the movable-region-outside-mark is arranged on a horizontal reference plane extending along an upper face of the substrate arranged at the work position,
the movable-region-inside-mark is arranged at a position which is lower than the horizontal reference plane and at which the movable conveyor is not in contact with the movable-region-inside-mark, and
the auxiliary device absorbs a height difference between the movable-region-inside-mark and the horizontal reference plane to assist the imager in picking up a focused image of the movable-region-inside-mark.

US Pat. No. 11,129,320

FEEDER TRACE LOG SAVING SYSTEM

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...


1. A feeder trace log saving system for saving trace logs of multiple feeders that supply components to a component mounter, the feeder trace log saving system comprising:a shared trace memory configured to save the trace logs of the multiple feeders when the multiple feeders are simultaneously electrically connected to the shared trace memory, wherein
a control section of each of the multiple feeders is configured to output a trace log of a respective feeder to the shared memory while the component mounter is operating and the multiple feeders are simultaneously electrically connected to the shared trace memory,
the trace logs are saved in the shared trace memory linked to identification information of each of the multiple feeders, and
the shared trace memory is external to the multiple feeders,
the component mounter is provided with a feeder setting table on which the multiple feeders are removably and simultaneously set, and
the shared trace memory is disposed inside the feeder setting table on which the multiple feeders are removably and simultaneously set and is simultaneously electrically connected to each of the multiple feeders when each of the multiple feeders are simultaneously set in the feeder setting table.

US Pat. No. 11,129,319

COORDINATE DATA GENERATION DEVICE AND COORDINATE DATA GENERATION METHOD

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...


1. A coordinate data generation device used by a component mounter configured to perform processing for mounting electronic components on boards of different dimensions by imaging the board that is controlled to be conveyed and stopped at a target position and performing the mounting of the electronic components after correcting for a deviation between a stopping position of the board identified from an image captured by the imaging and a target position, the coordinate data generation device used being configured to specify an imaging region for when performing the imaging of the board stopped at the stopping position, and the coordinate data generation device comprising:a target position information input section configured to receive an input of information related to the target position that is set shared between the boards of different dimensions for which handling is possible by the component mounter;
a board information input section configured to receive input of board information including a dimension of the board in a first direction parallel to a conveyance direction of the board, and a dimension of the board in a second direction perpendicular to the conveyance direction; and
a coordinate data generation section configured to generate coordinate data such that an edge of the board is within the imaging region based on the information related to the target position, the dimension of the board in the first direction, and the dimension of the board in the second direction, wherein
the board information also includes arrangement positions of support pins configured to support the stopped board and arrangement positions of lands formed on the board, and
the coordinate data generation section is configured to generate the coordinate data such that the support pins and the lands are not positioned within the imaging region based on the arrangement positions of the support pins and the arrangement positions of the lands.

US Pat. No. 11,129,318

MODULAR SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATED PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE DISASSEMBLY

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...


1. A method for detaching an electronic component adhesively bonded to a housing by way of an adhesive bond comprising:securing the housing to a moveable arm of an electronic component recovery system for detaching the electronic component, the moveable arm capable of rotating about a hinge, and the electronic component carried within a cavity defined by the housing;
while the housing having the electronic component attached thereto is secured to the movable arm:
cooling the housing and the electronic component attached thereto to a temperature that is low enough to weaken the adhesive bond, and
causing the movable arm to rotate about the hinge such that a portion of the housing strikes a detachment element with sufficient force to separate the electronic component from the housing by overcoming the weakened adhesive bond.

US Pat. No. 11,129,317

REEL HOLDER, TAPE SUPPLY DEVICE, ROBOT HAND, ROBOT, AND PART MOUNTING SYSTEM

FANUC CORPORATION, Yaman...


1. A reel holder holding a plurality of tape reels each having a tape wound therearound, the reel holder comprising:a disk-shaped rotating plate;
at least three reel support portions evenly arranged in a circumferential direction about the center of the disk-shaped rotating plate and supporting the plurality of tape reels such that each of the plurality of tape reels is rotatable about the center thereof;
a rotating plate support portion including an attachment portion that is attached to the center of the disk-shaped rotating plate and supports the disk-shaped rotating plate such that the disk-shaped rotating plate is rotatable about the center of the disk-shaped rotating plate;
wherein the rotating plate support portion includes a pair of bars parallel to each other and a pair of hooks, the pair of bars extending from the attachment portion in a radial direction of the disk-shaped rotating plate to an outside of the disk-shaped rotating plate, the pair of hooks being provided on a tip end of the pair of bars respectively; and
wherein the disk-shaped rotating plate is arranged vertically by hooking the pair of hooks onto a pair of horizontal bars provided outside of the reel holder.

US Pat. No. 11,129,301

THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE INSULATOR

SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAF...


1. A cooling arrangement, comprising:a thermally conductive insulator comprising a first part made from metal and including first fins arranged on a surface of the first part, a second part made from metal and including second fins arranged on a surface of the second part, the first and second fins meshing with one another, and an electrically insulating and thermally conductive layer made of a flexible material and arranged between the first and second parts in a region of the first and second fins for electrical insulation between the first and second part, ensuring a mechanical retaining function between the first and second part, while at the same time reducing stress in the insulator on account of a temperature difference between the first and second part;
a heat source connected to the first part of the thermally conductive insulator; and
a heat sink connected to the second part of the thermally conductive insulator, said heat sink being configured as a heat pipe cooling element.

US Pat. No. 11,129,221

BLUETOOTH CONNECTION METHOD, DEVICE AND SMART TERMINAL

SHENZHEN GRANDSUN ELECTRO...


1. A Bluetooth connection method, comprising:searching, by a terminal device, for a dual-mode Bluetooth device, and establishing a connection relationship in a first Bluetooth mode with the dual-mode Bluetooth device;
obtaining, by the terminal device, a broadcast packet sent from the dual-mode Bluetooth device in a Bluetooth Low Energy mode;
obtaining, by the terminal device, identification information of the dual-mode Bluetooth device according to the broadcast packet sent from dual-mode Bluetooth device; and
automatically establishing, by the terminal device, a stable connection relationship in a second Bluetooth mode with the dual-mode Bluetooth device according to the identification information of the dual-mode Bluetooth device when the dual-mode Bluetooth device is switched into the second Bluetooth mode, wherein the first Bluetooth mode is one of a classic Bluetooth mode and a Bluetooth Low Energy mode of the dual-mode Bluetooth device, and the second Bluetooth mode is the other one of the classic Bluetooth mode and the Bluetooth Low Energy mode of the dual-mode Bluetooth device,
wherein the terminal device comprises:a first connection module, configured to make the terminal device search for a dual-mode Bluetooth device and establish a connection relationship in a first Bluetooth mode with the dual-mode Bluetooth device;
an obtaining module, configured to obtain identification information of the dual-mode Bluetooth device; and
a second connection module, configured to establish a connection relationship in a second Bluetooth mode with the dual-mode Bluetooth device according to the identification information,

wherein, when the first Bluetooth mode is the classic Bluetooth mode, the second connection module comprises:a comparison unit, configured to obtain, according to the connected classic Bluetooth mode, the identification information of the dual-mode Bluetooth device and to determine whether the identification information of the dual-mode Bluetooth device is consistent with identification information obtained according to the broadcast packet by comparison; and
a connection establishing unit configured to establish a connection relationship in the Bluetooth Low Energy mode with the dual-mode Bluetooth device when the identification information of the dual-mode Bluetooth device is consistent with identification information obtained according to the broadcast packet,

wherein, when the first Bluetooth mode is the Bluetooth Low Energy mode, the second connection module comprises:a calling unit, configured to call identifier information acquired according to the broadcast package; and
a query unit, configured to search for a smart terminal having the same identification information as the identification information acquired according to the broadcast packet among smart terminals with the classic Bluetooth mode enabled, where the smart terminal is the dual-mode Bluetooth device, so as to establish the connection relationship in the classic Bluetooth mode with the dual-mode Bluetooth device, and

wherein the dual-mode Bluetooth device comprises:a Bluetooth mode enabling module, configured to enable the dual-mode Bluetooth device to establish the connection relationship in the first Bluetooth mode with the terminal device after a Bluetooth mode is enabled;
a sending module, configured to send the identification information of the dual-mode Bluetooth device to the terminal device; and
an instructing module, configured to instructing the terminal device to establish the connection relationship in the second Bluetooth mode with the dual-mode Bluetooth device according to the identified information.


US Pat. No. 11,129,316

COMPONENT SUPPLY DEVICE

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...


1. A component supply device comprising:a component support section configured to support multiple components in a scattered state on a support surface of the component support section;
a component housing apparatus configured to house the components and to discharge the components from a discharge section towards the support surface of the component support section; and
a mounting section on which the component housing apparatus is removably mounted, wherein
the component housing apparatus includes a housing section configured to house the components, the housing section arranged between a conveyor belt extending diagonally upwards towards the discharge section and a first inclined plate extending diagonally upwards and away from the conveyor belt, and
the components housed in the housing section are conveyed from the housing section to the discharge section by the conveyor belt and discharged from the discharge section towards the support surface of the component support section.

US Pat. No. 11,129,315

COMPONENT MOUNTER

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...


1. A component mounter comprising:a mounting head configured to pick up components and mount the components onto a substrate,
a head moving device configured to move the mounting head in parallel to a horizontal plane, and
a conveyance device configured to convey the substrate in a conveyance direction parallel to the horizontal plane;
wherein the mounting head includes
multiple nozzles configured to pick up and hold the components by a negative pressure,
multiple switching valves provided corresponding to each of the multiple nozzles and configured to switch whether the negative pressure is supplied to the corresponding nozzle,
a nozzle moving device configured to change which nozzle is positioned at each of a first nozzle position and a second nozzle position for moving the multiple nozzles and performing at least one of picking up and mounting of the components,
a first driving device having a first driving source and configured to switch the switching valve that corresponds to the nozzle positioned at the first nozzle position by a driving force from the first driving source, and
a second driving device having a second driving source disposed on a side opposite to the first driving source when viewed from the multiple nozzles in a direction parallel to the horizontal plane and orthogonal to the conveyance direction, and configured to switch the switching valve that corresponds to the nozzle positioned at the second nozzle position by a driving force from the second driving source.

US Pat. No. 11,129,314

STEPPED COMPONENT ASSEMBLY ACCOMMODATED WITHIN A STEPPED CAVITY IN COMPONENT CARRIER


1. An electronic package, comprising:a component carrier having a stepped cavity formed therein; and
a component assembly with at least two electrically connected electronic components having different sizes such that the component assembly has a stepped shape;
wherein the component assembly is accommodated at least partially inserted within the stepped cavity;
wherein the component assembly comprises an intermediate electric structure, wherein the two electronic components are attached at opposing main surfaces of the intermediate electric structure.

US Pat. No. 11,129,313

ELECTROMAGNETIC-WAVE SHIELDING FILM, PREPARATION METHOD, AND USE THEREOF

ETERNAL MATERIALS CO., LT...


1. An electromagnetic-wave shielding film, comprising:a first metal layer, having two opposite surfaces, wherein the first metal layer consists essentially of silver, copper, aluminum, or any combination thereof;
an insulating layer, disposed on one of the surfaces of the first metal layer; and
a second metal layer, disposed on the other surface of the first metal layer,
wherein the second metal layer comprises nano metal particles and a binder;
wherein the binder is present in the second metal layer in an amount effective to enhance adhesion between the first and second metal layers,
and wherein the nano metal particles in the second metal layer are melted with each other to form a flexible metal nano-network;
wherein the nano metal particles in the second metal layer are aluminum, copper, silver, or any combination thereof;
wherein the second metal layer directly contacts the other surface of the first metal layer; and wherein the second metal layer has a thickness ranging from 100 nm to 1,500 nm.

US Pat. No. 11,129,312

ELECTRONIC MODULE FOR USE IN AN AUTOMOTIVE VEHICLE

Ticona LLC, Florence, KY...


1. An electronic module comprising:a housing;
a radome that is disposed over the housing to define an interior; and
one or more electronic components positioned within the interior;
wherein at least a portion of the housing, radome, or both contain a polymer composition that exhibits an in-plane thermal conductivity of 1 W/m-K or more as determined in accordance with ASTM E 1461-13 and an electromagnetic shielding effectiveness of 20 dB or more as determined at a frequency of 1 GHz in accordance with EM 2107A, wherein the polymer composition contains a thermally conductive filler and an EMI filler that are distributed within a polymer matrix, and wherein the EMI filler constitutes from 1 wt. % to 10 wt. % of the composition.

US Pat. No. 11,129,311

ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY GASKET AND VENT

CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC., ...


1. An apparatus comprising:a chassis comprising an upper chassis and a lower chassis, the chassis constructed from a conductive sheet with a first thickness, wherein the upper chassis and the lower chassis are coupled to form an interior of the chassis housing an electronic device;
an upper Electro-Magnetic Interference (EMI) gasket attached to the upper chassis and resiliently contacting a first portion of the electronic device, the upper EMI gasket having a second thickness less than the first thickness, wherein the upper EMI gasket includes perforations to allow cooling air through the upper EMI gasket and into the interior of the chassis; and
a lower EMI gasket attached to the lower chassis and resiliently contacting a second portion of the electronic device, the lower EMI gasket being separate from the upper EMI gasket and having the second thickness, wherein the lower EMI gasket includes perforations to allow cooling air through the lower EMI gasket and into the interior of the chassis, and
wherein the upper EMI gasket and the lower EMI gasket are configured to provide EMI shielding for the electronic device.

US Pat. No. 11,129,310

SEMICONDUCTOR MODULE, VEHICLE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD

FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD., ...


1. A semiconductor module comprising a semiconductor apparatus and a cooling apparatus, wherein:the semiconductor apparatus includes a semiconductor chip and a circuit board, the semiconductor chip being mounted on the circuit board; and
the cooling apparatus includes:a top plate, the semiconductor apparatus being mounted on the top plate;
a side wall connected to the top plate;
a bottom plate connected to the side wall and facing the top plate;
a coolant flow portion for causing a coolant to flow defined by the top plate, the side wall and the bottom plate, wherein a cross section of the coolant flow portion parallel to a principal surface of the top plate has a substantially rectangular shape with longer sides and shorter sides;
an inlet in communication with a first section of the coolant flow portion associated with a first corner of the coolant flow portion and for letting the coolant into the coolant flow portion;
an outlet in communication with a second section of the coolant flow portion associated with a second corner of the coolant flow portion and for letting the coolant out of the coolant flow portion;
at least one cooling pin arranged in the coolant flow portion, extending between the top plate and the bottom plate, and having a substantially rhombic shape in a width-wise cross sectional area that is longer in an x-axis direction along the shorter sides of the coolant flow portion than in a y-axis direction along the longer sides of the coolant flow portion.


US Pat. No. 11,129,309

COOLING DEVICE, LID-EQUIPPED COOLING DEVICE, CASE WITH COOLING DEVICE, AND INVERTER

MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPO...


1. A cooling device comprising:a first cooler body including a first base plate and first blades, the first base plate having a first component mounting surface, the first blades being coupled to the first base plate;
a second cooler body including a second base plate and second blades, the second base plate having a second component mounting surface, the second blades being coupled to the second base plate; and
a fitting part, with the second cooler body maintained connected to the first cooler body, realizing a state in which the first component mounting surface and the second component mounting surface are pointed in the same direction and a state in which the second blades get into gaps between the first blades without interfering with the first blades.

US Pat. No. 11,129,308

SERVER WITH A VIBRATION SENSING FUNCTION

ABLECOM TECHNOLOGY INC., ...


1. A server with a vibration sensing function, characterized in that comprising:a cooling fan (10) disposed in the server,
a vibration sensing module (20) disposed in the server and physically coupled to the cooling fan (10), the vibration sensing module (20) including a microcontroller (21), an accelerometer (22) and a DIP switch (23), the DIP switch (23) easily changeable and configured to set a threshold value according to requirements, the accelerometer (22) configured to obtain a monitoring value updated continuously by detecting a vibration of the cooling fan (10), the microcontroller (21) coupled to the accelerometer (22) and the DIP switch (23), when the microcontroller (21) confirms that the monitoring value matches the threshold value, the microcontroller (21) outputs a warning message, and
a computing module (30) disposed in the server and electrically coupled to the vibration sensing module (20), the computing module (30) including a central processing unit (CPU) (31), and the CPU (31) receiving the warning message.

US Pat. No. 11,129,307

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING THERMAL STATES OF DEVICES

Dell Products L.P., Roun...


1. A method for managing thermal states of devices disposed within a casing, the method comprising:disposing a thermally activated material on a first surface of the casing and above a device among the devices;
exposing the thermally activated material to thermal energy generated by the device; and
in response to the thermal energy generated by the device exceeding a predetermined quantity of thermal energy, causing the thermally activated material to expand and encapsulate the device.

US Pat. No. 11,129,306

FLUID DISTRIBUTION APPARATUS AND FLUID DISTRIBUTION MODULE WITH CHOKE

Wistron Corporation, New...


1. A fluid distribution apparatus, comprising:a first fluid conveying pipe;
a second fluid conveying pipe;
a plurality of fluid manifolds respectively located between the first fluid conveying pipe and the second fluid conveying pipe, and respectively connected with the first fluid conveying pipe and the second fluid conveying pipe;
an inflow guiding device comprising a plurality of first flow-guiding holes, wherein the inflow guiding device is arranged on an outside of the first fluid conveying pipe, and the plurality of first flow-guiding holes are respectively connected with the first fluid conveying pipe;
an inlet provided on the inflow guiding device and located between both ends of the first fluid conveying pipe; and
an outlet provided on a side of the second fluid conveying pipe, and disposed corresponding to a position where the inlet is provided,
wherein, a fluid flowing in from the inlet directly flows into the first fluid conveying pipe through the plurality of first flow-guiding holes respectively, the fluid flowing into the first fluid conveying pipe is delivered to the plurality of fluid manifolds along the first fluid conveying pipe, the fluid flowing into the plurality of fluid manifolds flows into the second fluid conveying pipe and flows out from the outlet.

US Pat. No. 11,129,305

LIQUID COOLING SYSTEM FOR AN ELECTRONIC CARD WITH A COLD PLATE AND HEAT SINKS CONNECTED TO THE COLD PLATE BY FLEXIBLE CONNECTIONS

BULL SAS, Les Clayes Sou...


1. A system comprising: a circuit board comprising a substrate, and a plurality of electronic components secured to said substrate that comprise low-level and mid-level electronic components and a high-level electronic component; a liquid cooling system in communication with said circuit board, wherein said liquid cooling system comprises: a cold plate having external dimensions approximately equal to external dimensions of said substrate such that said cold plate entirely covers said substrate, and said low-level and mid-level electronic components, said cold plate being made of a heat conducting material and comprising a primary pooling circuit comprising main ducts within which a heat transfer fluid flows, said heat transfer fluid being fed into said cold plate via an inlet connector and said heat transfer fluid being discharged from said cold plate via an outlet connector, a heat sink comprising a main heat exchange zone that is able to bear against said high-level electronic component; a secondary circuit comprising flexible secondary ducts connected to the main ducts of the primary circuit by angled connectors secured in said cold plate, wherein said heat sink is a single-phase heat sink comprising: a cooling block made of heat conducting material comprising a lower part forming said main heat exchange zone, an intermediate part, and said upper part connected to said cold plate, wherein one part of said inlet duct is connected to said upper part of said cooling block via said inlet connector and one part of said outlet duct is connected to said upper part of said cooling block said outlet connector, and a second part of said inlet duct is connected, to a flexible secondary duct of the secondary circuit via a first angled connector and a second part of said outlet duct is connected to said flexible secondary duct via a second angled connector, such that said cooling block is supplied with said heat transfer fluid flowing in said cold plate, said first angled connector and said second angled connector being able to avow said inlet duct and said outlet duct to rotate with respect to said flexible secondary duct to which they are connected, and wherein said cooling block comprises: a through-slot situated in said intermediate part in order to uniformly distribute a flow of said heat transfer coming from said upper part in a form of a centered jet toward a support plate-that is situated in the main heat exchange zone and comprises a recessed central part with a zone provided with fins or spikes in order to generate turbulence in the flow conditions of said heat transfer fluid, and a zone peripheral to said zone provided with fins or spikes in order to receive the heat transfer fluid and direct it toward said outlet connector.

US Pat. No. 11,129,304

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...


1. An electronic device inserted into and removed from a slot that has a second coupled part for supplying or discharging water, the electronic device comprising:a first coupled part to be coupled to the second coupled part for the supplying or discharging water; and
a water-cooled pipe that has one end connected to the first coupled part and another end fixed to a cold plate which cools a heat generation component, and that moves in response to a load applied to the first coupled part,
the water-cooled pipe has:a first straight pipe part that extends along a direction of insertion and removal, and
a second straight pipe part that extends along a direction orthogonal to the first straight pipe part, the water-cooled pipe:
moves so that the water-cooled pipe deforms into a first form when the load is in a first direction,
moves so that the water-cooled pipe deforms into a second form different from the first form when the load is in a second direction,
moves so that the water-cooled pipe deforms into a third form different from the first form and the second form when the load is in a third direction, and
the first direction, the second direction, and the third direction are orthogonal each other,

the water-cooled pipe is a corrugated metal pipe which includes, an interval between waves, a wall thickness of the water-cooled pipe, a first inner diameter which is configured between wave trough parts, and a second inner diameter which is configured between wave crest parts, and
at least one of the interval, the wall thickness, the first inner diameter, or the second inner diameter is set according to a flexibility demand for the water-cooled pipe.

US Pat. No. 11,129,303

COOLING OF SERVER HIGH-POWER DEVICES USING DOUBLE-BASE PRIMARY AND SECONDARY HEAT SINKS

CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC., ...


1. A cooling system comprising:a primary heat sink comprising a primary top base plate, a primary bottom base plate and a primary fin pack comprising a plurality of fins, wherein the primary fin pack is disposed between the primary top base plate and the primary bottom base plate;
a secondary heat sink comprising a secondary top base plate, a secondary bottom base plate and a secondary fin pack comprising a plurality of fins, wherein the secondary fin pack is disposed between the secondary top base plate and the secondary bottom base plate; and
a plurality of heat pipes extending between the primary top base plate and the primary bottom base plate so as to couple the primary heat sink with the secondary heat sink, the plurality of heat pipes comprising:
a first heat pipe extending from the primary top base plate to the primary bottom base plate and further from the primary bottom base plate to the secondary bottom base plate; and
a second heat pipe extending from the primary bottom base plate to the primary top base plate and further from the primary top base plate to the secondary top base plate.

US Pat. No. 11,129,302

APPARATUS, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE MITIGATION IN SPLIT HEATSINK TECHNOLOGIES

Juniper Networks, Inc, S...


1. An apparatus comprising:a split heatsink assembly that comprises:a first heatsink that includes a base for thermally coupling to a first heat-emitting component, wherein the base of the first heatsink forms an opening; and
a second heatsink that includes a pedestal for thermally coupling to a second heat-emitting component, wherein:the pedestal of the second heatsink fits into the opening formed by the base of the first heatsink; and
the first heatsink and the second heatsink are thermally isolated from one another by a gap between the pedestal of the second heatsink and the base of the first heatsink; and


an Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) absorber that:at least partially encompasses the pedestal of the second heatsink;
resides within the gap between the pedestal of the second heatsink and the base of the first heatsink; and
contributes to reducing an amount of radiated energy that escapes from the first heat-emitting component and the second heat-emitting component via the gap.


US Pat. No. 11,129,300

MODULE AND POWER CONVERSION DEVICE

SHINDENGEN ELECTRIC MANUF...


1. An electronic module arranged in a recessed portion which is provided in a device case, the electronic module comprising:a substrate;
an electronic element mounted on a surface of the substrate;
a connecting terminal vertically arranged on the surface of the substrate;
a module case having a frame shape provided on an edge of the surface of the substrate so as to surround the surface of the substrate; and
a sealing resin which is filled in the module case and seals the electronic element,
whereinthe module case causes at least one corner portion of the substrate to protrude to an outer side of the module case, and
the electronic module is arranged in the recessed portion with the corner portion of the substrate protruded from the module case as a reference for positioning.


US Pat. No. 11,129,298

PROCESS FOR LIQUID IMMERSION COOLING

TMGCore, Inc., Plano, TX...


1. A method comprising:at least partially submerging a computer component in a thermally conductive, condensable dielectric fluid, wherein:the computer component is mounted in a chassis comprising a backplane for receiving power from a rack; and
the computer component is configured to dissipate heat in the dielectric fluid when the computer component operates;

condensing, using a condenser, a gas phase of the dielectric fluid to a liquid phase of the dielectric fluid;
wherein the rack is within a tank comprising a bottom, at least four sides, and a condenser-free removable cover assembly wherein the condenser is located on one or more of the four sides; and
removing water contaminant from the dielectric fluid using a desiccant; and
removing an excess of dielectric fluid as a vapor by a condensing structure external to the tank coupled to a fluid storage tank.

US Pat. No. 11,129,297

COLD PLATE WITH PORUS THERMAL CONDUCTIVE STRUCTURE

AEM SINGAPORE PTE. LTD., ...


1. A cold plate comprising:a plate body having a thermal conductive side;
a plurality of parallel hollow fluid channels running inside the plate body;

at least one fluid inlet in direct fluid communication with a first subset of the plurality of parallel hollow fluid channels;
at least one fluid outlet in direct fluid communication with a second subset of the plurality of parallel hollow fluid channels; anda porous thermal conductive structure which is arranged inside the plate body to fluidly connect the first subset of the plurality of parallel hollow fluid channels to the second subset of the plurality of parallel hollow fluid channels, and which is in thermal contact with the thermal conductive side of the plate body,

wherein the porous thermal conductive structure comprises a plurality of elongate fluid contact surface regions, each elongate fluid contact surface region extending continuously lengthwise along a longitudinal side of a respective fluid channel for more than half a length of the longitudinal side to serve as a fluid interface between the porous thermal conductive structure and an interior volume of the respective hollow fluid channel;
wherein the porous thermal conductive structure comprises one or more elongate portions, each elongate portion having two elongated fluid contact surface regions on two opposite longitudinal sides of the elongate portion;
wherein the plate body comprises an inner cavity and the porous thermal conductive structure is disposed in the inner cavity of the plate body in a manner so as to divide the inner cavity into the plurality of parallel hollow fluid channels;
wherein the inner cavity has a uniform height and the porous thermal conductive structure has a uniform thickness, and wherein the height of the inner cavity is equal to the thickness of the porous thermal conductive structure.

US Pat. No. 11,129,296

STAGGERED ARRANGEMENT FOR SERVER FAN ARRAY

QUANTA COMPUTER INC., Ta...


1. A fan arrangement for an electronic device having a chassis with a length and a width, the chassis including one area having electronic components, the fan arrangement comprising:a first row of fan modules located in the chassis relative to the electronic components to generate airflow in a direction of the length of the chassis through the electronic components, the first row of fan modules including at least one gap between the fan modules;
a second row of fan modules located a predetermined distance from the first row of fan modules, the second row of fan modules including at least one gap between the fan modules, wherein each of the fan modules in the second row of fan modules is staggered from one of the fan modules of the first row of fan modules; and
a plurality of channels defined by a series of straight panels and slanted panels placed alternatively along a width of the chassis, wherein each straight panel connects one of the fan modules in the first row of fan modules with one of the fan modules in the second row of fan modules and each slanted panel connects another fan module in the first row of fan modules with another fan module in the second row of fan modules.

US Pat. No. 11,129,295

ENCLOSURE ASSEMBLY FOR ENHANCED COOLING OF DIRECT DRIVE UNIT AND RELATED METHODS

BJ Energy Solutions, LLC,...


1. An enclosure assembly to enhance cooling of a hydraulic fracturing direct drive unit (DDU) during operation, the enclosure assembly comprising: an enclosure body extending at least partially around an enclosure space to house the DDU, the DDU including a turbine engine mechanically connected to a gearbox for driving a driveshaft connected to the gearbox to drive a fluid pump; one or more or more heat exchanger assemblies connected to the enclosure body for cooling a process fluid associated with the DDU and the fluid pump, the one or more heat exchanger assemblies each including: one or more intake fan assemblies positioned in fluid communication with an external environment surrounding the enclosure body, one or more intake fan motors operatively connected to the one or more intake fan assemblies to draw air into the enclosure space from the external environment at the one or more intake fan assemblies and along an airflow path through the enclosure space when the one or more intake fan motors is activated, and one or more radiator assemblies for receiving the process fluid, the one or more radiator assemblies positioned adjacent the one or more intake fan assemblies in the airflow path through the enclosure space to cool the process fluid as it flows through the one or more radiator assemblies when the one or more intake fan motors is activated; one or more outlet fan assemblies positioned in fluid communication with the external environment, the one or more outlet fan assemblies operatively connected to one or more outlet fan motors to discharge air from the enclosure space to the external environment at the one or more outlet fan assemblies to maintain a desired temperature of the enclosure space when the one or more outlet fan motors is activated; one or more temperature sensors positioned to detect a temperature of the enclosure space; and one or more controllers in electrical communication with the one or more temperature sensors, the one or more controllers operatively connected to one or more of the one or more intake fan motors and the one or more outlet fan motors such that the one or more controllers activates the respective one or more intake fan motors and the one or more outlet fan motors to rotate the respective one or more intake fan assemblies and the one or more outlet fan assemblies and thereby cool the process fluid and maintain a desired temperature of the enclosure space responsive to a predetermined temperature signal from the one or more temperature sensors.

US Pat. No. 11,129,294

MODULAR RACK ASSEMBLY

CFW Investments LLC, Irv...


1. A frame structure for a cabinet enclosure, comprising:a front frame assembly having first and second front pillars;
a rear frame assembly having first and second rear pillars;
a first side brace member, and a second side brace member, each having a beam that has opposite ends, with the opposite ends of each side brace member connected to one of the front pillars and one of the rear pillars;
wherein each pillar is formed by bending a metal plate to form multiple surfaces, each pillar having at least one recessed surface facing outwardly away from the frame, with each recessed surface having at least one adjacent raised surface; and
wherein the beam of each side brace member comprises a vertical surface and a flange surface extending by ninety degrees from the vertical surface to define a recessed attachment area, the frame structure further including a side panel that is removably connected to the side brace member, with the side panel having a side edge that is received in the recessed attachment area.

US Pat. No. 11,129,293

APPARATUS FOR MOUNTING PROCESSORS FOR CLUSTER COMPUTING

Capital One Services, LLC...


1. A support structure for mounting an array of brackets, comprising:a first plate configured to receive an array of brackets;
a spindle extending substantially perpendicular to the first plate, wherein the first plate comprises an inner perimeter configured to engage the spindle and a plurality of radial segments extending from the spindle to a peripheral ring of an outer perimeter of the first plate;
a first aperture extending from the spindle to the peripheral ring of the outer perimeter, the first aperture separating a first one of the radial segments and a second one of the radial segments; and
a second aperture positioned within the first one of the radial segments, the second aperture extending substantially parallel to the spindle and being configured to receive a fastener, the fastener being substantially parallel to the spindle when positioned in the second aperture.

US Pat. No. 11,129,292

CONNECTOR INTERFACE FOR LIQUID-COOLED IT SERVERS

BAIDU USA LLC, Sunnyvale...


1. A fluid connector comprising:a connector body having at least a first exterior surface and a second exterior surface;
a male interface projecting longitudinally from the first exterior surface, the male interface including a male internal chamber bounded in part by a pair of spaced-apart laterally-moving fluid gates coupled to each other by a first elastic member;
a female interface longitudinally adjacent to the male interface and recessed into the first exterior surface, the female interface including a female internal chamber bounded in part by a longitudinally-moving fluid gate, the longitudinally-moving fluid gate being biased into its closed position by a second elastic member; and
a plurality of fluid distribution ports positioned on the second surface, each of the plurality of fluid distribution ports being fluidly coupled to the male interface, the female interface, or both, wherein the plurality of fluid distribution ports includes at least one fluid inlet or at least one fluid outlet.

US Pat. No. 11,129,291

EXTENSION MECHANISM

WISTRON CORPORATION


1. An extension mechanism, comprising:a bracket, comprising a plurality of first buckling portions and a plurality of second buckling portions, wherein a connecting line of the first buckling portions is parallel to a first axis, and a connecting line of the second buckling portions are parallel to a second axis;
a carrier, comprising a fastening portion and a sliding groove, and configured to slidably, along the first axis, connect to the bracket, the fastening portion is configured to clamp one of the first buckling portions;
a slidable member, comprising a hook portion, wherein the slidable member is configured to slidably, along the second axis, connect to the sliding groove, the hook portion is configured to clamp one of the second buckling portions, and a length of each of the second buckling portions on the first axis corresponds to a distance between the first position and the second position; and
a covering plate, connected to the slidable member, wherein the covering plate and the slidable member create an included angle.

US Pat. No. 11,129,290

POWER DELIVERY MODULE FOR AN ELECTRONIC PACKAGE

TE CONNECTIVITY SERVICES ...


1. A power delivery module comprising:a frame having a top and a bottom, the frame having rails defining an opening configured to receive an electronic package, the bottom configured to be mounted to a host circuit board, the bottom facing an upper surface of the electronic package with the electronic package between the bottom of the frame and the host circuit board, the frame being a layered structure including a power plate at a power layer, a ground plate at a ground layer, and an insulator at in insulation layer between the power layer and the ground layer, the insulator electrically isolating the power plate from the ground plate, wherein the power plate is separate from the insulator and the ground plate is separate from the insulator and assembled by stacking together the power plate, the ground plate and the insulator with the insulator between the power plate and the ground plate;
module power contacts electrically connected to the power plate, the module power contacts coupled to the rails surrounding the opening and extending from the bottom for electrical connection to package power contacts of the electronic package; and
module ground contacts electrically connected to the ground plate, the module ground contacts coupled to the rails surrounding the opening and extending from the bottom for electrical connection to package ground contacts of the electronic package;
wherein the module power contacts and the module ground contacts deliver power to the electronic package.

US Pat. No. 11,129,289

BEARING ASSEMBLY WITH INCORPORATED ELECTRIC LINE FOR PROVIDING MULTIPLE OPERATING VOLTAGES


1. A bearing assembly comprising:an installation space for configured to receive at least one electronic module;
a mount extending into the installation space that has an electric line comprising numerous one or more electric conductor paths running in a longitudinal direction of the mount;
wherein the at least one electronic module is in contact with one or more conductor paths, wherein the electric line comprises at least one continuous electric conductor path and at least one interrupted electric conductor path that has at least one interruption, wherein the interrupted conductor path runs parallel to the continuous conductor path before and after the interruption, and in that at least one electronic module is connected to the interrupted conductor path before the interruption and is connected to the interrupted conductor path after the interruption with a second contact point, wherein the electronic module is configured to receive an input signal using a first contact point, converts this signal to an output signal, and outputs the output signal to the second contact point.

US Pat. No. 11,129,288

PACKING MATERIALS FOR DISPLAY APPARATUS AND PACKING METHOD FOR DISPLAY APPARATUS

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...


1. A display apparatus packing material comprising:a first area configured to cover a front surface of a display apparatus;
a second area configured to cover four sides of the display apparatus, and extending from edges of the first area; and
a third area disposed between the first area and the second area such that the second area is bendable with respect to the first area,
wherein the second area covers sides of the display apparatus and fixed on the sides of the display apparatus when the second area is bent,
wherein the first area includes a protective sheet that is configured to protect the front surface of the display apparatus and extends to the second area,
wherein the second area includes a buffer member configured to protect the sides of the display apparatus and an adhesive member configured to be attached on the sides of the display apparatus,
wherein the protective sheet includes the adhesive member disposed on one surface of the protective sheet and the buffer member disposed on an opposite surface of the protective sheet,
wherein the protective sheet includes a front portion located in the first area and covering the front surface of the display apparatus, and a wing portion located in the second area and extending from four edges of the front portion to cover the sides of the display apparatus,
wherein the protective sheet includes the adhesive member disposed on one surface of the wing portion of the protective sheet such that the adhesive member is configured to be attached on the sides of the display apparatus when the wing portion is bent with respect to the front portion, and
wherein the buffer member includes ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer (EVA).

US Pat. No. 11,129,287

HINGE MODULE FOR FOLDABLE TYPE DEVICE

JARLLYTEC CO., LTD., New...


1. A hinge module for a foldable type device, comprising two casings, a flexible monitor being disposed at a same side of said hinge module and each of said casings for allowing said flexible monitor to be relatively rotated for being in a folded status or an unfolded status with said two casings, wherein one of said casings having a first casing body and a second casing body capable of sliding relative to said first casing body, and said hinge module including:a base, having a first shaft part formed with a first arc-shaped guiding slot; and
a first slide mechanism, including:a first connection member, having two opposite end parts thereof respectively pivoted with said first shaft part and said first casing body;

a first axial drive member, having a linkage convex part and a first teeth-like structure, wherein said linkage convex part is positioned in said first arc-shaped guiding slot and is guided within said first arc-shaped guiding slot, so that said first axial drive member is able to reciprocally and axially move between said first shaft part and said first casing body;a first radial linkage member, having one end part moveably positioned in said first casing body, wherein another end part of said first radial linkage member is connected to said second casing body, and a second teeth-like structure is formed between said one end part and said another end part of said first radial linkage member; and
a first rotating transmission member, being rotatably connected with said first casing body, wherein a third teeth-like structure and a fourth teeth-like structure are respectively formed between two end parts of said first rotating transmission member, said third teeth-like structure and said first teeth-like structure are engaged for interacting, said fourth teeth-like structure and said second teeth-like structure are engaged for interacting, so that an axial movement is able to be converted into a radial movement, thereby enabling said first radial linkage member to drive said second casing body to reciprocally slide relative to said first casing body.


US Pat. No. 11,129,286

POWER SUPPLY NOISE SUPPRESSOR

PPC BROADBAND, INC., Eas...


1. A power supply noise suppressor, comprising:a housing configured to be coupled to a customer-premises equipment (CPE) device with a fastener, wherein the housing defines an internal volume, wherein the housing comprises a main portion and a protrusion portion, wherein the protrusion portion extends from the main portion in a first direction and a second direction, and wherein the first direction is substantially perpendicular to the second direction;
a first connector extending through the main portion in the first direction, wherein the first connector is configured to connect to a coaxial cable;
a second connector extending through the protrusion portion in a third direction that is opposite to the first direction, wherein the second connector is configured to connect to a port of the CPE device;
a wire positioned at least partially within the internal volume, wherein the wire is connected to and positioned between the first connector and the second connector; and
a noise attenuator positioned at least partially within the internal volume, wherein the noise attenuator is configured to reduce an amount of noise that is transmitted from the CPE device to the coaxial cable.

US Pat. No. 11,129,285

DISPLAY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD...


1. A display screen, comprising:a plurality of first pixels, each first pixel including three sub-pixels, the plurality of first pixels constituting a display area of the display screen; and
one or more second pixels, each second pixel including three sub-pixels, an arrangement of the three sub-pixels of the second pixel being different from an arrangement of the three sub-pixels of the first pixel, and the one or more second pixels being located at an edge of the display area, wherein:
the plurality of first pixels and the one or more second pixels constitute a pixel array of the display screen;
areas occupied by the three sub-pixels of the second pixel are different from areas occupied by the three sub-pixels of the first pixel;
boundary lines dividing the areas occupied by the three sub-pixels of the second pixel are parallel to each other and form a second angle with a first side of a substrate of the second pixel, the second angle not being equal to 90° or 180°; and
boundary lines dividing the areas occupied by the three sub-pixels of the first pixel are parallel to each other and form a first angle with a first side of a substrate of the first pixel, the first angle being 90° or 180°.

US Pat. No. 11,129,284

DISPLAY SYSTEM AND RIGID FLEX PCB WITH FLIP CHIP BONDED INSIDE CAVITY

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...


1. A display system comprising: A rigid flex circuit board including a flexible area extending from an adjacent routing area that is thicker than the flexible area, a flexible inner core spanning the flexible area and the adjacent routing area, and outer stack-up layers on the flexible inner core in the adjacent routing area; wherein a distal end of the flexible area is bonded to a display panel; a cavity in the outer stack-up layers in the routing area that exposes the flexible inner core; and an electronic component mounted on the flexible inner core within the cavity.

US Pat. No. 11,129,283

METHOD OF ELECTROPLATING A CIRCUIT BOARD

BOARDTEK ELECTRONICS CORP...


1. An electroplating method of a circuit board, comprising:providing a multi-layer board, wherein the multi-layer board has a first board surface and a second board surface opposite to the first board surface, the multi-layer board includes a plurality of conductive layers embedded therein and a plurality of circuit layers embedded therein, and the circuit layers are respectively arranged at two opposite outer sides of the conductive layers;
forming a thru-hole and at least one penetrating hole in the multi-layer board, and forming a conductive portion on an inner wall defining the thru-hole and connected to the conductive layers, wherein each of the thru-hole and the at least one penetrating hole penetrates through the multi-layer board from the first board surface to the second board surface, the conductive portion is electrically isolated from the circuit layers, a cross section of the at least one penetrating hole is in a circular shape, a depth of the at least one penetrating hole is larger than a diameter of the at least one penetrating hole, and the at least one penetrating hole is located at one side of the thru-hole, and wherein an annular portion of each of the conductive layers exposed from the at least one penetrating hole is defined as an electroplated region, and an annular portion of each of the circuit layers exposed from the at least one penetrating hole is defined as an attached region; and
electroplating the electroplated regions to form a metal post by applying a current to the conductive portion, wherein the at least one penetrating hole is entirely filled by the metal post, and the metal post is connected to the electroplated regions and the attached regions;
wherein the electroplated regions are arranged in a middle portion of the at least one Penetrating hole.

US Pat. No. 11,129,282

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING CERAMIC CIRCUIT BOARD

KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA,...


1. A method for manufacturing a ceramic circuit board, the ceramic circuit board including a copper plate bonded to at least one surface of a ceramic substrate via a brazing material layer, the brazing material layer including Ag, Cu, and a reactive metal, the method for manufacturing the ceramic circuit board comprising:preparing a ceramic circuit board including a copper plate bonded on a ceramic substrate via a brazing material layer, a portion of the brazing material layer being exposed between a pattern shape of the copper plate, the brazing material layer including one type of two types selected from Sn and In;
a first chemical polishing process of chemically polishing the portion of the brazing material layer;
a first brazing material etching process of etching the chemically polished portion of the brazing material layer by using an etchant, the etchant having a pH of 6 or less and including one type or two types selected from hydrogen peroxide and ammonium peroxodisulfate; and
a second chemical polishing process of chemically polishing the etched portion of the brazing material layer after the first brazing material etching process.

US Pat. No. 11,129,281

FLEXIBLE CIRCUIT FILM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE COMPRISING THE SAME

LG DISPLAY CO., LTD., Se...


1. A flexible circuit film, comprising:a bonding pad portion;
a body portion;
a film bending portion positioned between the bonding pad portion and the body portion;
a base member including the bonding pad portion, the film bending portion, and the body portion;
a circuit line layer disposed on the base member in each of the bonding pad portion, the film bending portion, and the body portion;
a cover layer on the circuit line layer disposed on the body portion; and
a coating layer on the circuit line layer disposed on at least the portion of the film bending portion,
wherein at least a portion of the film bending portion has a thickness that is less than a thickness of the body portion,
wherein a thickness of the coating layer is less than a thickness of the cover layer, and
wherein a first height from a front surface of the base member to an uppermost surface of the coating layer is less than a second height from the front surface of the base member to an uppermost surface of the cover layer.

US Pat. No. 11,129,280

ELECTRONIC COMPONENT-EMBEDDED SUBSTRATE

SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS...


1. An electronic component-embedded substrate comprising:an electronic component module having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, and including a first support member having a first through-portion, a first electronic component disposed in the first through-portion, a first resin layer covering at least a portion of the first electronic component, a second support member disposed on one side of the first support member and having a second through-portion, a second electronic component disposed in the second through-portion and connected to the first electronic component, and a second resin layer covering at least a portion of the second electronic component;
an insulating material covering at least a portion of each of a side surface and the first surface of the electronic component module; and
a first wiring layer disposed on the insulating material and connected to the first electronic component,
wherein the first electronic component and the second electronic component are electrically connected to each other by at least two connection conductors arranged therebetween in a thickness direction,
wherein at least one of the first resin layer or the second resin layer is disposed between the at least two connection conductors in a direction perpendicular to the thickness direction, and
wherein a via is disposed in the insulating material and directly connected to at least one of the first electronic component or the second electronic component.

US Pat. No. 11,129,279

OPTICAL SUBASSEMBLY AND OPTICAL MODULE

CIG PHOTONICS JAPAN LIMIT...


1. An optical subassembly comprising:an eyelet having a first surface, the eyelet having a second surface opposite to the first surface, the eyelet having a through-hole penetrating from the second surface to the first surface;
a support block made of ceramic in front of the first surface, the support block having a substrate mounting surface, the support block having a first side opposite to a surface in front of the first surface;
an element-mounted substrate on the substrate mounting surface, the element-mounted substrate having a first conductor pattern;
an optical element for converting an optical signal and an electric signal at least from one to another, the optical element mounted on the element-mounted substrate, the optical element being electrically connected to the first conductor pattern;
a pedestal made of metal and configured to be the same potential as the eyelet, the pedestal situated in front of the first surface;
a lead pin in the through-hole and for transmitting the electric signal; and
a relay board on the pedestal, the relay board having a second conductor pattern for transmitting the electric signal between the lead pin and the first conductor pattern,
wherein the support block has a metallization pattern that is electrically connected to the pedestal and is continuous from at least a part of the substrate mounting surface to at least a part of the first side.

US Pat. No. 11,129,278

CAMERA MODULE HAVING ELASTICITY AND MOBILE DEVICE WITH THE SAME

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


1. A camera module comprising:an image sensor;
a first circuit board comprising:the image sensor, and
at least one first connection pad disposed along a surrounding of the image sensor;

a housing comprising an actuator provided with at least one lens and a second circuit board comprising at least one second connection pad, the actuator is fixed on the first circuit board by moving along an optical axis; and
one or more elastic connectors disposed between the first circuit board and the second circuit board to electrically couple the at least one second connection pad to the at least one first connection pad,
wherein a largest area of contact of the at least one first connection pad with the one or more elastic connectors and a largest area of contact of the at least one second connection pad with the one or more elastic connectors face toward each other, and
wherein each of the one or more elastic connectors is disposed in a compressed state between the at least one first connection pad and the at least one second connection pad according to a fixing structure between the first circuit board and the housing.

US Pat. No. 11,129,277

RESILIENT MICRO LATTICE ELECTRICAL INTERCONNECTION ASSEMBLY

NORTHROP GRUMMAN SYSTEMS ...


7. An apparatus for making a resilient electrical connection between at least one surface and a conductive area on a base board, the apparatus comprising:a resilient, conductive, three dimensional, micro lattice truss with a first end permanently attached to the conductive area;
the micro lattice truss extending from the base board about an axis perpendicular to the base board, the micro lattice truss having a distal end where the distal end is adapted to engage the at least one surface;
the micro lattice truss being in a compressed state when the distal end of the micro lattice truss engages the at least one surface and the micro lattice truss is subject to a force in an end-to-end direction, the micro lattice truss in the compressed state establishes an electrical connection between the one conductive area and the at least one surface;
the micro lattice truss being a stack of layers where each layer contains elongated strands that have respective ends that terminate at two spaced-apart parallel planes that define boundaries of each laver of the micro lattice truss, the planes being perpendicular to the axis, each layer having the ends of the elongated strands being interconnected with respective ends of elongated strands in at least one adjacent layer, the strands being resilient and having ends that are affixed to the respective end of at least one other strand in the same layer;
the micro lattice truss being formed of spaced apart inner and outer elongated concentric sleeves each having a resilient, conductive, three dimensional, micro lattice structure, the strands that form the outer sleeve are parallel to the axis while not in the compressed state and bow outwardly away from the axis during a compressed state, the resiliency of the micro lattice truss causing the amount of bowing away from the axis to be a maximum at the longitudinal middle of the sleeve.

US Pat. No. 11,129,276

SOCKET ASSEMBLY, LIGHT EMITTER MODULE, AND LIGHTING SYSTEM

Tyco Electronics UK Ltd, ...


1. A socket assembly, comprising:a base frame formed of a thermally conductive material and holding a light emitting diode (LED) package to a support structure, the LED package including an LED printed circuit board (PCB) having an LED mounted on the LED PCB, the base frame includes a base configured to be mounted to the support structure and defining a compressible spring element that extends from the base and is configured to mechanically engage the LED PCB and apply a clamping force to the LED PCB for clamping the LED PCB to the base with a predetermined holding force independently from the support structure, the base defines a recess formed therethrough for receiving the LED package, the compressible spring element extending radially inwards from the base into the recess for exerting a clamping force on the LED PCB in a direction of and within a plane of the recess, the compressible spring element is formed integrally with the base and is defined by a portion of the base protruding into the recess and a slot formed through the base between the portion of the base protruding into the recess and a remaining portion of the base, and wherein, with the LED package received within the recess, the protruding portion of base defining the compressible spring element is compressed in a direction toward the slot for generating the clamping force on the LED PCB;
a contact element electrically contacting the LED package; and
an isolator PCB, the contact element is arranged on the isolator PCB and electrically connects the isolator PCB to the LED PCB, the isolator PCB configured to be electrically connected to an electrical power supply for supplying electrical power to the LED, the isolator PCB has a first surface and a second surface, the second surface is in heat transmitting contact with the base frame, an electronic component is disposed on the first surface of the isolator PCB and is electrically connected to the LED.

US Pat. No. 11,129,274

ROLLABLE DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....


1. A rollable display device comprising:a rollable structure comprising a plurality of bendable regions and a plurality of flat regions each being coupled to at least one of the bendable regions, the rollable structure being configured to be rolled and unrolled based on the flat regions and the bendable regions, the flat regions being configured to remain flat when the rollable structure is rolled, and the bendable regions being configured to change from flat to curved when the rollable structure is rolled; and
a display panel structure attached to the rollable structure,
wherein respective widths of the flat regions at least partially increase or decrease in a first direction from a first side of the rollable structure to an opposite second side of the rollable structure, the first direction being a direction in which the rollable structure is configured to be rolled, and
wherein respective widths of the bendable regions are constant in the first direction.

US Pat. No. 11,129,273

METAL-CERAMIC SUBSTRATE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A METAL-CERAMIC SUBSTRATE

ROGERS GERMANY GMBH, Esc...


1. A metal-ceramic substrate (1) comprisingan insulating layer (11) extending along a main extension plane (HSE) and comprising a ceramic, and
a metallisation layer (12) bonded to the insulating layer (11) over a bonding area (A), the bonding area (A) being delimited by at least one edge (K) in a plane parallel to the main extension plane (HSE),
wherein the edge (K) is at least partially covered with a filling material (2) and an edge region (RB) of the metallisation layer (12) adjoining the edge (K) has a material weakening, and wherein the material weakening is formed as recess (13), characterized in that
the filling material (2) overlaps the further edge (K?) and fills a recess (13) on the top side of the metallisation layer and/or
a ratio between the metallisation layer thickness (MD) and the filling material height (FH) assumes a value between 0.5 and 0.9 and/or
the filling material (2) terminates flush with the further edge (5) in a direction perpendicular to the main extension plane (HSE).

US Pat. No. 11,129,272

RELAY ARRANGEMENT WITH IMPROVED HEAT DISSIPATION AND CONVERTER DEVICE HAVING A RELAY ARRANGEMENT OF THIS KIND

SMA Solar Technology AG, ...


1. A relay arrangement, comprising:at least two multi-pole series-connected relays, which are mechanically and electrically connected to a main printed circuit board via first terminals and second terminals, and
a plurality of flat conductors which are electrically isolated from one another and which are arranged at least partially spatially parallel and adjacent to one another for conducting current between the at least two multi-pole series connected relays, wherein each of the plurality of flat conductors is mechanically connected to the main printed circuit board and electrically and thermally connected to the first terminals of the multi-pole series-connected relays, wherein the plurality of flat conductors are configured to dissipate heat produced during operation of the relays.

US Pat. No. 11,129,271

MOTOR, CIRCUIT BOARD, AND ENGINE COOLING MODULE INCLUDING THE MOTOR

JOHNSON ELECTRIC INTERNAT...


1. A motor comprising a stator and a rotor, the stator comprising a control module and a heat sink, the control module comprising a circuit board and heat generating electronic components mounted on the circuit board, a bottom surface of the circuit board facing the heat sink, the heat generating electronic components mounted on a top surface of the circuit board, wherein a plurality of metal heat conducting members is embedded inside the circuit board at positions corresponding to the heat generating electronic components, and the plurality of metal heat conducting members extend along a thickness direction of the circuit board so as to conduct heat generated by the heat generating electronic component from the top surface to the bottom surface of the circuit board.

US Pat. No. 11,129,270

CONTROL DEVICE FOR AN ELECTRIC MACHINE

Robert Bosch GmbH, Stutt...


1. A control device for an electrical machine, the control device comprising:a circuit board;
a cooling body joined to the circuit board;
a heat-conducting paste introduced between the circuit board and the cooling body and configured to thermally connect the circuit board to the cooling body,
wherein at least one of the circuit board and the cooling body defines at least one recess extending in a lateral direction between a region which is to be protected and the heat-conducting paste such that, when the circuit board and the cooling body are joined, an excess portion of the laterally spreading heat-conducting paste is accommodated in the at least one recess.

US Pat. No. 11,129,269

VEHICULAR CAMERA WITH FOCUS ATHERMALIZATION

MAGNA ELECTRONICS INC., ...


1. A camera module for a vehicular vision system, said camera module comprising:a lens barrel accommodating a lens comprising a plurality of optical elements;
a front camera housing portion having an imager printed circuit board disposed therein, wherein an imager is disposed at a side of said imager printed circuit board, and wherein said imager comprises a CMOS photosensor array;
wherein said imager printed circuit board is disposed in said front camera housing portion with said imager optically aligned with an optical axis of said optical elements of said lens barrel;
a rear camera housing portion mated with said front camera housing portion so as to encase said imager printed circuit board in said camera module;
a thermal element disposed at said imager printed circuit board;
wherein at least one selected from the group consisting of (i) said thermal element is disposed between said imager printed circuit board and said front camera housing portion and has a coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) of 13 ppm/° C. or less and (ii) said thermal element has its temperature controlled via a thermoelectric device of said camera module; and
wherein, with said camera module disposed at a vehicle equipped with said camera module, circuitry of said camera module is in electrical connection with a wire harness of the equipped vehicle.

US Pat. No. 11,129,268

IGNITION APPARATUS INCLUDING SPARK PLUG THAT GENERATES PLASMA

DENSO CORPORATION, Kariy...


1. An ignition apparatus that ignites a mixture of air and fuel gas by plasma to generate an initial flame, the apparatus comprising:a spark plug that includes an inner conductor, a cylindrical outer conductor that holds the inner conductor thereinside, and a dielectric that is provided between the inner conductor and the outer conductor, and that generates plasma in a plasma formation space between the inner conductor and the outer conductor;
an electromagnetic wave power supply that generates an electromagnetic wave to apply electromagnetic wave power to the spark plug;
an evaluation section that evaluates a state of formation of the plasma;
a determination section that determines a matching object of the electromagnetic wave based on an evaluation result by the evaluation section; and
a coupled state control section that controls a matching condition of the electromagnetic wave so that the electromagnetic wave matches the matching object, wherein
when the evaluation section evaluates that the state of formation of the plasma to be a first state in which the plasma is not generated in the plasma formation space, the determination section determines that the matching object is the mixture present in the plasma formation space, and
when the evaluation section evaluates that the state of formation of the plasma to be a second state in which the plasma is generated in the plasma formation space, the determination section determines that the matching object is the plasma present in the plasma formation space.

US Pat. No. 11,129,267

ACTIVE GAS GENERATION APPARATUS

TOSHIBA MITSUBISHI-ELECTR...


1. An active gas generation apparatus generating an active gas by activating a source gas supplied to a discharge space in which a dielectric barrier discharge occurs, the active gas generation apparatus comprising:an electrode unit base including a first electrode and a second electrode, and externally receiving an AC voltage;
an electrode unit lid located on a front surface of said electrode unit base;
an electrode pressing plate located on a front surface of said electrode unit lid, said electrode pressing plate pressing said electrode unit lid with a pressing force applied from above said electrode pressing plate; and
an apparatus housing containing said electrode unit base, said electrode unit lid, and said electrode pressing plate, wherein
said electrode unit base includes:a first electrode groove and a second electrode groove each having a predetermined formation depth from the front surface of said electrode unit base;
said first electrode and said second electrode embedded respectively in said first electrode groove and said second electrode groove, said first electrode and said second electrode each having conductivity; and
an internal gas flow path located in said electrode unit base, and allowing the source gas to pass therethrough, said internal gas flow path being disposed to be helical in plan view, said first electrode and said second electrode each being disposed to be helical in plan view along with said internal gas flow path,

said first electrode and said second electrode respectively have a first conduction point and a second conduction point at ends thereof,
said first electrode and said second electrode are arranged on opposite sides of said internal gas flow path to oppose each other with a part of said electrode unit base and said internal gas flow path therebetween, a region in said internal gas flow path between said first electrode and said second electrode being said discharge space, the dielectric barrier discharge occurring in said discharge space upon reception of said AC voltage,
said electrode unit base further includes at least one gas jet located below said discharge space to communicate with said internal gas flow path, the active gas acquired by activating the source gas supplied to said discharge space being jetted from said at least one gas jet,
said electrode unit lid has a gas relay hole leading to said internal gas flow path in said electrode unit base, and a first through hole and a second through hole located respectively in a region coinciding with said first conduction point and a region coinciding with said second conduction point in plan view, and
said electrode pressing plate has an opening including said first through hole in plan view and having a wider shape than said first through hole, and a gas supply hole located in a region coinciding with said gas relay hole in plan view, and said electrode pressing plate is electrically connected to said second conduction point through said second through hole.

US Pat. No. 11,129,266

OPTICAL SYSTEM, METROLOGY APPARATUS AND ASSOCIATED METHOD

ASML Netherlands B.V., V...


1. An optical system for focusing a beam of radiation on a region of interest of a substrate in a metrology apparatus, the beam of radiation comprising radiation in a soft X-ray or Extreme Ultraviolet spectral range, the optical system comprising:a first reflector system and a second reflector system, each of the first and second reflector systems comprising a finite-to-finite Wolter reflector system, wherein
the optical system is configured to form, on the region of interest, a demagnified image of an object comprising an apparent source of the beam of radiation.

US Pat. No. 11,129,265

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR COMPOSITE RADIATION SHIELDING PARTS

GE PRECISION HEALTHCARE L...


1. A system, comprising:a radiation shielding component including a plurality of interconnected parts, where each part of the plurality of interconnected parts comprises a plurality of digits and a plurality of complementary indentations, with the plurality of digits of any given part of the plurality of parts inserted into, and interlocking with, the plurality of complementary indentations of each adjacent part of the plurality of parts, with metal infiltrated across junctions between outer walls of the plurality of digits in contact with inner walls of the plurality of complementary indentations.

US Pat. No. 11,129,264

X-RAY GENERATOR

HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.,...


1. An X-ray generator comprising:an X-ray tube configured to generate X-rays;
an X-ray tube accommodation portion which accommodates at least a part of the X-ray tube such that at least the part of the X-ray tube is surrounded when viewed in a tube axis direction of the X-ray tube; and
a power source unit disposed at a position facing the X-ray tube in the tube axis direction and having a high-voltage generation circuit supplying a voltage to the X-ray tube sealed inside a solid insulating block made of an insulative material,
wherein a first space is defined by a first surface of the insulating block facing the X-ray tube and an inner surface of the X-ray tube accommodation portion,
wherein a second space is defined by a recess portion opening to an outside formed on a second surface of the insulating block different from the first surface and a sealing member sealing an opening of the recess portion,
wherein a communication portion causing the first space and the second space to communicate with each other is provided in the insulating block,
wherein an insulating liquid is enclosed in the first space and the second space, and
wherein a depth of the recess portion is smaller than a width of the recess portion in a longitudinal direction orthogonal to a depth direction of the recess portion.

US Pat. No. 11,129,263

COMMUNICATIVE LIGHTING SYSTEMS

TECHNOLOGY FOR HUMANKIND ...


1. A communicative lighting system comprising:a first light source, the first light source having a touch-sensitive surface input mechanism, at least one light output mechanism disposed on a printed circuit board, a sensing pad disposed along the bottom of the printed circuit board and electrically connected to an activation sensing circuit, and a permanently assigned first identifier;
a second light source, the second light source having a touch-sensitive surface input mechanism, at least one light output mechanism disposed on a printed circuit board, a sensing pad disposed along the bottom of the printed circuit board and electrically connected to an activation sensing circuit, and a permanently assigned second identifier; and
a server connected to at least one network accessible to both the first light source and the second light source, the server receiving messages from at least the first light source and the second light source to associate the first light source and the second light source with one another, such that when an input is made using the at least one input mechanism at the first light source the operation of the at least one light output mechanism of the second light source alters and such that when an input is made using the at least one input mechanism at the second light source the operation of the at least one light output mechanism of the first light source alters.

US Pat. No. 11,129,261

LUMINAIRE AND DUPLEX SOUND INTEGRATION

ABL IP HOLDING LLC, Cony...


1. A lighting device, comprising:a luminaire, including:a light source;
a luminaire element comprising as at least one of: an integral housing component of the luminaire, a reflector optically coupled to an output of the light source, or a diffuser optically coupled to an output of the light source; and
a sound transducer integrated on a surface of the luminaire element of the luminaire so as to respond to vibration of the luminaire element to detect incoming audio waves and to vibrate the luminaire element to generate outgoing audio waves in the vicinity of the luminaire;
a lighting control device to control a operation of the light source and light output in an area to be illuminated by the luminaire;
duplex circuitry coupled to electrical terminals of the sound transducer, wherein the duplex circuitry is configured to:
generate a first electrical signal representing the incoming audio waves in the vicinity of the luminaire; and
supply a second electrical signal to cause the sound transducer to generate the outgoing audio waves in the vicinity of the luminaire; and
at least two amplifiers coupled to and accessible to the electrical terminals of the sound transducer, wherein a first of the amplifiers receives and amplifies the first electrical signal generated by the duplex circuitry, and a second of the amplifiers amplifies an output from an audio front end device used to generate the second electrical signal supplied to the sound transducer for generation of outgoing audio waves in the vicinity of the luminaire.


US Pat. No. 11,129,260

LIGHTING SYSTEM CONTROL

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...


1. A controller for controlling a lighting system, the controller comprising:an interface arranged to communicate with one or more luminaires at a location to be illuminated;
a memory arranged to store information, the information comprising a first illumination status of the location, and information of a first command causing the location to adopt the first illumination status;
the interface further arranged to receive a second command comprising an instruction for the at least one luminaire to illuminate the location in accordance with a second illumination status which differs from the first illumination status;
and a processor configured to determine whether to execute the second command based upon a comparison between a value associated with the first command and a value associated with the second command,
the processor configured to calculate the value associated with the first command based upon a priority level value of the first command and a relevance factor associated with the first command, at a time of receiving the second command, wherein the relevance factor of the first command varies dependent upon a time elapsed since receiving the first command; and
the processor configured to calculate the value associated with the second command based upon a priority level value of the second command,
wherein the priority level values of the first and second commands are associated with a hierarchy of command priority level values, the hierarchy of command priority level values being based upon resource types from which commands may be received, the resource types including: a user interface; a switch or dimmer; a sensor; or automatic control.

US Pat. No. 11,129,259

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MULTI-EXPERIENCE METADATA TRANSLATION OF MEDIA CONTENT WITH METADATA


1. A mobile communication device comprising:a processing system including a processor; and
a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processing system, facilitate performance of operations comprising:
obtaining media content from a source device, wherein the media content comprises metadata descriptive of a digital representation of a first environment of the source device, wherein the first environment comprises first physical images of a first real environment sensed by a source sensor coupled to the source device;
obtaining sensory information descriptive of a second environment of a recipient sensor coupled to the processor, the second environment comprising second physical images of a second real environment sensed by the recipient sensor;
determining a difference between a first recognized object of the first environment and a second recognized object of the second environment based on the first physical images and the sensory information; and
modifying a presentation of the media content to generate a modified reproduction of the media content based on the difference between the first recognized object of the first environment and the second recognized object of the second environment, wherein the modifying comprises adapting the mobile communication device by modifying characteristics of a graphical user interface of the mobile communication device according to the difference between the first recognized object of the first environment and the second recognized object of the second environment.

US Pat. No. 11,129,258

SENSING TYPE LAMP FIXTURE AND BRIGHTNESS ADJUSTMENT METHOD THEREOF

IR-TEC International Ltd....


1. A brightness adjustment method for controlling a sensing type lamp fixture that has a lamp body which includes a brightness sensing control module, a power module and a lighting module, wherein the power module is electrically connected with the lighting module and the brightness sensing control module, and the brightness sensing control module controls the power module to output power so as to drive the lighting module on and off and to control the brightness thereof; and the brightness adjustment method comprises the following steps after the lamp body is turned on:performing an initialization procedure to calculate an initial ambient brightness value; determining whether a nighttime-entering command is generated, according to the initial ambient brightness value calculated by the initialization procedure;
if the nighttime-entering command is generated, starting to time a nighttime value, and the lighting module automatically adjusting the brightness at various adjustment times during the night;
detecting an ambient brightness value;
determining whether it is daytime according to the ambient brightness value; and
when it is daytime, stopping timing the nighttime value, and generating the midnight time of the next night and the adjustment times of the next night.

US Pat. No. 11,129,257

SYSTEM FOR DYNAMIC SWITCHING CONTROL OF A LUMINAIRE

Appleton Grp LLC, Rosemo...


1. A system for dynamic switching control of at least one luminaire, said system comprising:i. an ambient light sensor configured to sense an ambient illumination level, and further configured to generate a light detection signal representative of said sensed ambient illumination level;
ii. an infrared sensor configured to sense infrared radiation of ambient light in the vicinity of said luminaire, and further configured to generate an infrared radiation detection signal representative of said sensed infrared radiation of ambient light; and
iii. a control unit connected to said ambient light sensor and said infrared sensor to receive said light detection signal and said infrared radiation detection signal respectively, said control unit comprising:a first repository configured to store a pre-determined turn on threshold lux value, a pre-determined turn off threshold lux value, an alarm flag, a threshold alarm flag value, and a predefined contamination detection activation threshold;
a luminaire control module connected to said first repository to generate a control signal for controlling the operation of said luminaire based on said received light detection signal, said received infrared radiation detection signal, and said pre-determined turn on and turn off threshold lux values; and
a contamination detection module connected to said first repository and said luminaire control module to update said pre-determined turn on and turn off threshold lux values based on level of contamination on the surface of said ambient light sensor.


US Pat. No. 11,129,256

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING NETWORK CONNECTIVITY AND REMOTE MONITORING, OPTIMIZATION, AND CONTROL OF POOL/SPA EQUIPMENT

Hayward Industries, Inc.,...


1. A method for monitoring and controlling equipment for a pool or a spa by a pool or spa pump assembly, comprising the steps of:providing a pool or spa pump assembly capable of monitoring and controlling one or more pool or spa devices remote from the pump assembly, the pump assembly including (i) a pump; (ii) a pump motor operatively coupled to the pump; (iii) a processor for controlling the pump motor and the one or more remote pool or spa devices; and (iv) a network communication subsystem for communicating with the one or more remote pool or spa devices and for providing direct communication between the processor and the Internet, the one or more pool or spa devices consisting of at least one of a heater, a sanitization system, a water feature, a cleaner, an underwater light, and a second pump assembly;
establishing a network connection between the processor of the pump assembly and the one or more remote pool or spa devices;
monitoring the one or more remote pool or spa devices over the network connection; and
controlling the one or more remote pool or spa devices from the pump assembly over the network connection based on data received by the processor, said data comprising operational data obtained from both the pump assembly and the one or more remote pool or spa devices.

US Pat. No. 11,129,255

MULTI-COLOR FLAT ROPE LIGHT STRING SYSTEM

National Christmas Produc...


1. A lighting system, comprising:a plurality of flat rope light strings; and
a controller coupled to a power source at a first connection and at least one of the plurality of flat rope light strings at a second connection, said second connection including a plurality of connection leads, said second connection being polarized such that said plurality of flat rope light strings is capable of one connection orientation at said second connection, each of said plurality of flat rope light strings including a plurality of lighting elements, each of said plurality of lighting elements including a plurality of pairs of different colored lights, each of said plurality of pairs including a first light and a second light, said first light of said light pair activated via a first voltage polarity and said second light of said light pair activated via a second voltage polarity, said controller having a switch with a plurality of switch positions including:
a first switch position for providing electrical power at said second connection to said plurality of flat rope light strings by applying said first voltage polarity on a first connection lead, said first voltage polarity biasing said first light in each of said plurality of pairs of different colored lights within each of said plurality of lighting elements;
a second switch position for providing electrical power at said second connection to said plurality of flat rope light strings by applying said second voltage polarity on said first connection lead, said second voltage polarity biasing said second light in each of said plurality of pairs of different colored lights within each of said plurality of lighting elements;
a third switch position for providing electrical power at said second connection to said plurality of flat rope light strings by applying said first voltage polarity on a second connection lead, said first voltage polarity biasing said first light in each of said plurality of pairs of different colored lights within each of said plurality of lighting elements; and
a fourth switch position for providing electrical power at said second connection to said plurality of flat rope light strings by applying said second voltage polarity on said second connection lead, said second voltage polarity biasing said second light in each of said plurality of pairs of different colored lights within each of said plurality of lighting elements;
wherein said plurality of lighting elements of said plurality of flat rope light strings form a grid.

US Pat. No. 11,129,254

DRIVER WITH CHARGE PUMP CIRCUIT


1. A LED driver circuit connected to light emitting diodes, the LED driver circuit comprising a charge pump circuit, the charge pump circuit comprising a power source input end, a single-phase rectifier bridge, a diode, a first capacitor, a second capacitor, a third capacitor, a fourth capacitor and a fifth capacitor, wherein:the power source input end comprises two input lines, namely a live line and a neutral line;
the single-phase rectifier bridge comprises a first pin, a second pin, a third pin and a fourth pin, wherein the first pin is mutually diagonal to the second pin, the third pin and the fourth pin;
the live line and the neutral line are respectively connected to the third pin and the fourth pin of the single-phase rectifier bridge;
the first capacitor is provided between the live line and the neutral line;
the first pin of the single-phase rectifier bridge is connected to a Vbus+ line of a series oscillation circuit (LLC) or oscillation circuit (LC) switch module;
a first end of each of the second capacitor, the third capacitor and the diode is respectively connected to the second pin of the single-phase current bridge;
a second end of the second capacitor is connected to one end of a resonant inductance or a transformer away from the switch module in the series oscillation circuit (LLC) or the oscillation circuit (LC);
a second end of each of the third capacitor and the diode is connected to a Vbus? line of the series oscillation circuit (LLC) or oscillation circuit (LC) switch module;
the fourth capacitor is provided between the Vbus+ line and the Vbus? line; and
the fifth capacitor is provided between the power source input end and the series oscillation circuit (LLC) or oscillation circuit (LC) to provide a compensation current for an input current of the power source input end.

US Pat. No. 11,129,253

TEMPORALLY MODULATED LIGHTING SYSTEM AND METHOD


1. A system for optimizing health of a plant comprising:a glazing unit having:an outer pane;
an inner pane parallel to and spaced apart from the outer pane;
an array of light-emitting elements (LEEs) mounted on an inner side of the outer pane; and
electrical conductors adhered to the inner side of the outer pane and connected to the LEEs;

a sensor that detects a health parameter of the plant;
a current driver that provides current to the glazing unit; and
a controller connected via the current driver and the electrical conductors to the LEEs, wherein the controller:controls the LEEs to provide flicker that has a peak radiant flux, an average radiant flux, a duty factor and a pulse frequency, wherein the plant is exposed to the flicker;
provides a modulated first frequency signal for controlling the peak radiant flux:
provides a modulated second frequency signal for controlling the average radiant flux, wherein the second frequency is lower than the first frequency and superimposed on the first frequency and wherein the current is modulated with the superimposed first and second frequencies;
incorporates a signal from the sensor into a closed loop feedback system; and
adjusts, based on the detected health parameter:the peak radiant flux and the duty factor, without adjusting the pulse frequency and the average radiant flux; or
the pulse frequency, without adjusting the peak radiant flux, the duty factor and the average radiant flux;
wherein said adjustment maintains the health parameter of the plant within predetermined limits.



US Pat. No. 11,129,252

OUTPUT STABILIZATION OF MIXED COLOR TEMPERATURE LED LIGHTING SYSTEMS

Elemental LED, Inc., Ren...


1. A method, comprising:receiving an instruction to transition between a first color temperature of white light and a second color temperature of white light using a solid-state lighting circuit capable of producing the first color temperature of white light and the second color temperature of white light; and
executing a segmented transition between the first color temperature of white light and the second color temperature of white light, each segment of the segmented transition having a smaller maximum Duv than a direct linear transition between the first color temperature of white light and the second color temperature of white light.

US Pat. No. 11,129,251

USER INTERFACE FOR CONTROLLING INTENSITY AND COLOR OF A LIGHTING LOAD

Lutron Technology Company...


1. A control device for controlling a lighting load in a load control system, the control device comprising:a bezel comprising a slider slot;
a slider knob configured to slide along the slider slot, the slider knob further configured to be rotated with respect to the bezel into a first angular position and a second angular position; and
a control circuit configured to generate a first control signal for controlling the intensity of the lighting load in response to a movement of the slider knob along the slider slot when the slider knob is in the first angular position, and to generate a second control signal for controlling a color of the lighting load in response to a movement of the slider knob along the slider slot when the slider knob is in the second angular position.

US Pat. No. 11,129,250

ARTIFICIAL SUNLIGHT LUMINAIRE

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...


1. A lighting system comprisinga. at least two first subsets of first light sources configured to provide first light comprising two or more first light beams in at least two or more different first directions, wherein the two or more first light beams have a color selected from the group consisting of yellow, orange, red, and white with a first correlated color temperature;
b. one or more second subsets of one or more second light sources configured to provide second light comprising one or more second light beams in one or more second directions, wherein the one or more second light beams have a color selected from the group consisting of purple, violet, blue and white light having a second correlated color temperature,wherein one or more of the color and correlated color temperature of the first light is variable, wherein the intensity of the first light is variable, and wherein one or more of the color and correlated color temperature of the second light is variable, wherein the intensity of the second light is variable; wherein one or more of said first light and said second light have a variable directionality, and wherein the first light has a v? value of at least 0.47 according to CIE 1976 and wherein the second light has a lower v? value;

c. a control system configured to control one or more of intensities of the two or more first light beams and one or more of colors and first correlated color temperatures of the two or more first light beams, and configured to control one or more of one or more intensities of the one or more second light beams and one or more of colors and second correlated color temperatures of the one or more second light beams;wherein the lighting system is configured to provide one or more of said first light having a variable angular distribution of one or more of intensity, color, and correlated color temperature, and said second light comprising one or more of said one or more second light beams.


US Pat. No. 11,129,249

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING A LIGHTING SYSTEM

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...


1. A method of controlling a lighting system comprising one or more illumination sources, wherein each illumination source is controllable to emit respective illumination for illuminating an environment, the method comprising:causing a user interface of a user device to output an indication of one or more past lighting events associated with a set of the one or more illumination sources by displaying a sequence of one or more past lighting events on a display screen of the user device, the indication comprising one or more attributes of the illumination associated with a respective lighting event from the one or more past lighting events, and a trigger which led to the respective lighting event from the one or more past lighting events,
enabling a user to modify the trigger which led to the respective lighting event occurring by enabling the user to select, via the user device, one or more lighting events from the displayed sequence of one or more past lighting events.

US Pat. No. 11,129,248

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AN INDOOR HORTICULTURAL FACILITY

Illum Horticulture LLC, ...


1. A control network, comprising:a plurality of lighting fixtures configured to receive commands from a wireless network in a first mode of operation and from a wired network in a second mode of operation;
a controller coupled to the plurality of lighting fixtures via the wired network and the wireless network; and
the wired network including,an analog control; and
a digital control, wherein the analog and digital controls share a common physical interface.


US Pat. No. 11,129,247

LED LIGHTING SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONSTANT CURRENT CONTROL IN VARIOUS OPERATION MODES

On-Bright Electronics (Sh...


1. A system for providing at least an output current to one or more light emitting diodes, the system comprising:a transconductance amplifier configured to receive a sensed signal and also receive a predetermined voltage signal through a first switch, the sensed signal being associated with an inductor current flowing through an inductor coupled to a second switch, the transconductance amplifier being further configured to generate a current signal;
a capacitor coupled to the transconductance amplifier and configured to generate a first voltage signal;
a multiplier component configured to process information associated with the first voltage signal and a second voltage signal and generate a multiplication signal based on at least information associated with the first voltage signal and the second voltage signal;
a comparator configured to receive the multiplication signal and the sensed signal and generate a comparison signal based on at least information associated with the multiplication signal and the sensed signal;
a modulation-signal generator configured to receive at least the comparison signal and generate a modulation signal; and
a gate driver configured to receive the modulation signal and output a drive signal to the second switch;
wherein:the drive signal is associated with at least one or more switching periods, each of the one or more switching periods including at least an on-time period for the second switch;
the transconductance amplifier is further configured to, for each of the one or more switching periods, receive at least the predetermined voltage signal during only the on-time period for the second switch; and
the current signal is configured to charge or discharge the capacitor.


US Pat. No. 11,129,246

GRID CONNECTED COORDINATED LIGHTING ADAPTER

Amazon Technologies, Inc....


1. A first power device comprising:a power output component;
a communication component;
one or more processors; and
one or more non-transitory computer-readable media storing instructions that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to perform operations comprising:receiving, using the communication component, a first command signal from an electronic device, the first command signal representing a first command to activate;
based at least in part on the receiving of the first command signal:causing the power output component to provide power to a first light source; and
sending, using the communication component, a second command signal to a second power device, the second command signal representing a second command to activate;

determining that a period of time has elapsed since at least one of the receiving of the first command signal or the causing of the power output component to provide the power; and
based at least in part on the determining that the period of time has elapsed, sending, using the communication component, a third command signal to the second power device, the third command signal representing a third command to deactivate.


US Pat. No. 11,129,245

DYNAMIC IMPEDANCE MATCHING IN RF RESONATOR CAVITY

GOJI LIMITED, Hamilton (...


1. A method for improving absorption of electromagnetic energy provided by a source at a plurality of frequencies within a frequency band into a cavity via at feeds in a system comprising the cavity and the feeds and circuitry, comprising:(a) determining s-parameters of the cavity and the feeds for a plurality of frequencies in the frequency band;
(b) determining an absorption intensity characteristic of an entirety of the frequency band, based on the s-parameters determined for the plurality of frequencies in the frequency band; and
(c) improving, utilizing the circuitry, the absorption intensity characteristic of the frequency band by changing phases of RF signals directed to the feeds based on the determined s-parameters,
wherein the determining s-parameters comprises:
irradiating one of more frequency bands into the cavity by one or more of the at least one feed;
measuring reflected energy by one or more of the at least one feed; and
determining one or more relations between the reflected energy and the irradiated energy at one or more frequency bands.

US Pat. No. 11,129,244

MICROWAVE OVEN

BREVILLE PTY LIMITED, Al...


1. A microwave oven having:a door; and
a user interface, the user interface including:a first input selector element for receiving user input;
a second input selector element for receiving user input;
a display element;
a processor module coupled to the display element; and
a first user interface area comprising:a plurality of mode selector elements, wherein user selection of one of the plurality of mode selector elements causes the user interface to toggle from a first operating mode to a second operating mode;
a power selector for selecting a cooking power of the microwave oven;
a time selector for selecting a cooking time of the microwave oven;
a start selector for initiating a cooking cycle of the microwave oven; and
a stop selector for interrupting and/or terminating the cooking cycle of the microwave oven;

a second user interface area comprising a plurality of shortcut selectors, the second user interface area being located such that the plurality of shortcut selectors are hidden from view behind the door of the microwave oven when the door is in a closed position,

wherein the door comprises:a planar internal surface that, when the door is in the closed position, closes a cavity of the microwave oven; and
an external surface opposite the planar internal surface of the door,

wherein the second user interface area is offset from the first user interface area by an offset distance that is equal to a distance between the planar internal surface and the external surface;
wherein each of the plurality of shortcut selectors is co-linearly aligned in a single column that is parallel with an adjacent edge of an opening of the cavity, and each of the plurality of shortcut selectors is associated with a predetermined cooking profile having predetermined cooking settings;
wherein the first user interface area is viewable when the door is in the closed position, and the first user interface area is located such that the plurality of mode selector elements, the power selector, the time selector, the start selector, and the stop selector are selectable when the door is in the closed position; and
wherein when the processor module receives a shortcut signal from a respective one of the plurality of shortcut selectors, the processor module retrieves the respective cooking profile and causes the display element to present the associated predetermined cooking settings.

US Pat. No. 11,129,243

MULTI-PASS MICROWAVE HEATING SYSTEM

915 Labs, Inc., Denver, ...


1. A microwave heating system for heating articles, said microwave heating system comprising:a microwave heating chamber for heating said articles;
at least one convey line for transporting said articles through said microwave heating chamber;
a microwave distribution system comprising:a microwave generator for generating microwave energy;
a first microwave launcher for directing at least a first portion of said microwave energy to said microwave heating chamber, wherein said first microwave launcher defines a first launch opening configured to discharge microwave energy toward said articles on said convey line;
a second microwave launcher for directing at least a second portion of said microwave energy into said microwave heating chamber, wherein said second microwave launcher defines a second launch opening configured to discharge microwave energy toward said articles on said convey line;
a first microwave splitter disposed between said microwave generator and said first launch opening; a second microwave splitter disposed between said microwave generator and said second launch opening; and
a circulator and load pair positioned between said first microwave splitter and said second microwave splitter, wherein the circulator and load pair absorbs microwave energy reflected back into said microwave distribution system when a gap between said articles passes under at least one of said first launch opening and said second launch opening; and
a convey line control system configured to move said articles in a first convey direction and a second convey direction opposite said first convey direction so that each of said articles is moved past said first launch opening more than once;
wherein said first microwave splitter and said second microwave splitter are configured to divide microwave energy into a plurality of microwave energy portions for discharging from said first microwave launcher and said second microwave launcher;
wherein said circulator and load pair is configured to protect the microwave generator and maintain operation of said first microwave splitter and said second microwave splitter.


US Pat. No. 11,129,242

FLEXIBLE AEROSOL-GENERATING DEVICES

ALTRIA CLIENT SERVICES LL...


1. An aerosol-generating device comprising:a housing including a rigid portion and a flexible portion, the flexible portion configured to move relative to the rigid portion based on a presence of an external force, the housing defining a longitudinal axis when the flexible portion and the rigid portion are aligned; and
a device component in the housing, the device component including modules in the rigid portion and the flexible portion of the housing, the rigid portion further includes a heating element.

US Pat. No. 11,129,241

CERAMIC HEATING ELEMENT WITH MULTIPLE TEMPERATURE ZONES


1. A ceramic heating element having a hollow cylindrical shape and comprising:a first ceramic substrate;
a second ceramic substrate;
a heating circuit;
a plurality of electrode pads;
a plurality of through holes; and
a plurality of heating temperature zones,
the first ceramic substrate and the second ceramic substrate being stacked and rolled to form a hollow cylindrical structure with a center hole, the first ceramic substrate being arranged around the second ceramic substrate, the heating circuit being printed on a front face of the second ceramic substrate away from the first ceramic substrate, the plurality of electrode pads being printed on a back face of the second ceramic substrate facing the first ceramic substrate, the plurality of through holes being machined on the second ceramic substrate, the plurality of electrode pads being connected with the heating circuit via the through holes, the heating circuit being divided into the plurality of heating temperature zones, and each of the plurality of heating temperature zones being internally correspondingly provided with one independent electrode lead and one common electrode,
wherein a ceramic sheet is placed inside the ceramic heating element.

US Pat. No. 11,129,240

5G INTEROPERABILITY ARCHITECTURE

Parallel Wireless, Inc., ...


1. A gateway comprising:a Radio Access Network (RAN) interface for communicating with the at least one RAN;
a core network interface for communicating with the at least one core network; and
a processor in communication with the RAN interface and the core network interface, the processor configured to:process 5G signaling received from the at least one RAN on the RAN interface and provide core signaling to at least one core network; and
process signaling received from the at least one core on the core network interface and provide 5G RAN signaling to at least one RAN, wherein when the RAN is a 5G RAN, the core network is a non-5G core network and wherein when the core network is a 5G core, the at least one RAN is a non-5G RAN.


US Pat. No. 11,129,239

APPARATUSES AND METHODS FOR IN-DEVICE COEXISTENCE (IDC) INTERFERENCE PREVENTION

MEDIATEK INC., Hsinchu (...


1. A wireless communication device, comprising:one or more wireless transceivers, configured to detect one or more first frequency bands of one or more cellular networks, and detect one or more second frequency bands of one or more non-cellular networks; and
a controller, configured to:
select one of the first frequency bands and one of the second frequency bands, which do not overlap;
assign the selected first frequency band to one of the wireless transceivers, thereby enabling one of the wireless transceivers to camp on a cell on the selected first frequency band; and
assign the selected second frequency band to one of the wireless transceivers, thereby enabling one of the wireless transceivers to connect to one of the non-cellular networks on the selected second frequency band.

US Pat. No. 11,129,238

BATTERY POWERED WIRELESS CONTROLLER SYSTEM


1. A battery powered wireless controller system for use on equipment having a stationary portion and a saw head capable of rotating relative to the stationary portion, comprising:at least one battery being replaceable and replaceable, said at least one battery having a voltage between 5-36 volts;
a master programmable controller;
a master wireless communication device is connected to said master programmable controller, said master programmable controller and said master wireless communication device are retained on the stationary portion, said stationary portion is a base unit;
at least one actuation device is connected to an input port of said master programmable controller, said at least one actuation device provides a control signal to said master programmable controller;
a slave programmable controller;
a slave wireless communication device is retained on the saw head and connected to said slave programmable controller, said at least one battery provides electrical power to said slave wireless communication device and said slave programmable controller, said slave programmable controller receives wireless instructions from said master programmable controller through said master and slave wireless communication devices, said slave programmable controller and said at least one battery are retained on the saw head and capable of rotating relative to said master controller, wherein said slave programmable controller provides electrical power to a solenoid of a hydraulic valve for operation of at least one hydraulic powered device; and
at least one sensor for determining whether the at least one hydraulic powered device is in an extended position.

US Pat. No. 11,129,237

SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING ASSETS VIA SMART POWER SWITCHING DEVICES

NODESIMPLE LLC, Miami Be...


1. A system for controlling assets via smart power switching devices, comprising:A) at least one beacon; and
B) at least one switch comprising a waterproof sealed housing, a rotating knob, a shaft, and a set of interchangeable inserts, said waterproof sealed housing houses linear and angular position sensors, a wireless microcontroller, at least one field effect transistor, a signal sensor, a current sensor, and an illuminative indicator.

US Pat. No. 11,129,236

CONTROL OF MULTIAGENT SYSTEMS WITH LOCAL AND GLOBAL OBJECTIVES

University of South Flori...


1. A system, comprising:a communication network; and
a plurality of agents being in communication with one another via the communication network, the plurality of agents being configured to perform a global objective, and a subset of the plurality of agents being configured to perform a local objective without deteriorating performance of the global objective by the plurality of agents, wherein performance of the global objective by the plurality of agents and performance of the local objective by the subset are based upon a defined set of protocols comprising:
a first protocol given by:ui(t)=?j?Niaij(xrj(t)?xri(t))+ki(?i(t)+?j?Ni\paij(xj(t)?xi(t))),
xri(t)=?j?Niaij(xrj(t)?xri(t)),xri(0)=xri0,t?0,


where Ni denotes a set of neighbors of an agent vi in the plurality of agents and p denotes a set of agents of the plurality of agents that can be assigned to local tasks, ui is an input of agent vi, xi is an agent state of agent vi, xri is a reference consensus model state of agent vi, aij is an element of an adjacency matrix, ?i is an input used to assign local tasks, and ki?>0 if i?P, ki=0 otherwise;a second protocol given by:ui(t)=?j?Niaij(qj(t)?qi(t))+ki(?i(t)+?j?Ni\paij(xj(t)?xi(t))),
xri(t)=?j?Niaij(qj(t)?xri(t)),xri(0)=xri0,t?0,


where q(t)=[q1(t), . . . , qN(t)]T[xr1(t), . . . , xrp(t), xp+1(t), . . . , xN(t)]T with xr1, . . . , xrp being reference consensus model states for agents in p and xp+1, . . . , xN being agent states of agents in p?, p denotes a set of agents of the plurality of agents that can be assigned to local tasks, and p? denotes a set of agents of the plurality of agents that cannot be assigned to local tasks;a third protocol given by:ui(t)=li(xri(t)?xi(t))+?j?Niaij(xrj(t)?xri(t))+ki(?i(t)+?j?Ni\z,903 paij(xj(t)?xi(t))),
xri(t)=?j?Niaij(xrj(t)?xri(t)),xri(0)=xri0,t?0,


where li?>0 if i?p?, li=0 otherwise;a fourth protocol given by:ui(t)=li(xri(t)?xi(t))+?j?Niaij(qj(t)?qi(t))+ki?i(t),
xri(t)=?j?Niaij(qj(t)?qi(t))=?j?Niaij(qj(t)?xri(t)),xri(0)=xri0,t?0,


where li?>0 if i?p, li=0 otherwise; anda fifth protocol given by:ui(t)=li(xri(t)?xi(t))+?j?Niaij(xrj(t)?xri(t))+ki?i(t),
xri(t)=?j?Niaij(xrj(t)?xri(t)),xri(0)=xri0,t?0,


where li?>0 for all i?;
wherein individual agents in the subset of agents have access to a relative state error for the first through fourth protocols.

US Pat. No. 11,129,235

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DYNAMIC GROUP DATA PROTECTION

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


1. A method performed by a first server in a communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a second server, a request message for configuring a group, the request message including an identifier (ID) of the group;
transmitting, to at least one terminal, a group announcement message associated with the group, the group announcement message including the ID of the group;
receiving, from the at least one terminal, a group registration request message including the ID of the group and information that indicates interest to receive a notification for newly registered terminal ID;
configuring the at least one terminal as member of the group;
transmitting, to the at least one terminal, a group registration response message as a response to the group registration request message, the group registration response message including information for a subscription result associated with the at least one terminal, the subscription result indicating whether subscription to receive the notification for newly registered terminal ID is successful or not; and
determining whether an identity list notification message is transmitted to the at least one terminal based on the subscription result associated with the least one terminal.

US Pat. No. 11,129,234

METHODS FOR PACKET DATA CONVERGENCE PROTOCOL (PDCP) DUPLICATION OPERATIONS AND DEVICES USING THE SAME

FG Innovation Company Lim...


1. A method for wireless communications, the method comprising:receiving, by a communication device, duplication assistance information from a network, the communication device being configured with a Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) duplication function and a plurality of Radio Link Control (RLC) entities including a first RLC entity and a second RLC entity;
duplicating, by a PDCP entity of the communication device, a first PDCP Protocol Data Unit (PDU) to create a second PDCP PDU that is a copy of the first PDCP PDU;
providing, by the PDCP entity of the communication device, the first PDCP PDU and the second PDCP PDU to the first RLC entity and the second RLC entity, respectively;
discarding, by the communication device, the second PDCP PDU in a buffer of the second RLC entity based on the duplication assistance information when the PDCP duplication function is activated; and
minimizing, by the PDCP entity of the communication device, a PDCP Sequence Number (SN) gap between the first RLC entity and the second RLC entity.

US Pat. No. 11,129,233

USER EQUIPMENT (UE), EVOLVED NODE-B (ENB) AND METHODS FOR A PACKET CONVERGENCE AND LINK CONTROL (PCLC) LAYER

Intel Corporation, Santa...


1. An apparatus of a User Equipment (UE), the apparatus comprising: memory; and processing circuitry, configured to:for a first group of medium access control (MAC) protocol data units (PDUs) that include packet convergence and link control (PCLC) PDUs received from a Fifth Generation (5G) Node-B (gNB) in accordance with a 5G network protocol:reorder the PCLC PDUs based on PCLC sequence numbers (SNs); and
decipher, in accordance with decipher keys that are based at least partly on the PCLC SNs, the reordered PCLC PDUs to generate one or more PCLC service data units (SDUs); and
encode, for transmission to the gNB, a retransmission request that indicates the PCLC SNs of the PCLC PDUs for which the reception failures have occurred; and

for a second group of MAC PDUs that include packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) PDUs encapsulated in radio link control (RLC) PDUs received from a legacy Evolved Node-B (eNB) in accordance with a Long-Term Evolution (LTE) network protocol:reorder the RLC PDUs based on RLC SNs; and
decipher, in accordance with decipher keys that are based at least partly on PDCP SNs that are exclusive to the RLC SNs, the reordered RLC PDUs to generate one or more PDCP SDUs,

wherein the PCLC PDUs, for which the reception failures have occurred, are received as encapsulated as PDCP SDUs from the legacy eNB with the second group.

US Pat. No. 11,129,232

MEDIUM ACCESS CONTROL PROTOCOL DATA UNIT IN A MESSAGE 3 BUFFER

Lenovo (Singapore) PTE. L...


1. A method comprising:in response to a medium access control protocol data unit being in a message 3 buffer and receiving an uplink grant:obtaining the medium access control protocol data unit from the message 3 buffer;
if a first size of the uplink grant does not match a second size of the medium access control protocol data unit:indicating to a multiplexing and assembly entity to include only medium access control sub-protocol data units carrying medium access control service data units from the obtained medium access control protocol data unit in a subsequent uplink transmission and to exclude medium access control sub-protocol data units carrying medium access control control elements from the obtained medium access control protocol data unit in the subsequent uplink transmission; and
obtaining the medium access control protocol data unit from the multiplexing and assembly entity.



US Pat. No. 11,129,231

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR OPTIMIZING THE FEEDBACK MECHANISM IN DATA LINK LAYER

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


1. A method for providing a radio link control (RLC) status report based on a configuration of a packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) entity of a user equipment (UE) in a wireless network system, the method comprising:detecting, at the UE, that an RLC layer is configured to an acknowledge mode (AM);
informing, at the UE, a t-reordering timer from the PDCP entity of the UE to an RLC entity of the UE;
receiving, at the UE, a first packet data unit (PDU) by the RLC entity and at least one second PDU by the RLC entity;
detecting, by the UE, a PDU gap when the first PDU and the second PDU are not consecutive;
providing, by the UE, the RLC status report to a transmitter side of an RLC entity of a network to recover packets missed in the PDU gap based on the t-reordering timer; and
receiving, by the UE, the packets based on the RLC status report,
wherein providing, by the UE, the RLC status report to the transmitter side of the RLC entity of the network to recover packets missed in the PDU gap based on the t-reordering timer, comprises:performing at least one of:sending a non-acknowledgement (NACK) message in the RLC status report to the RLC entity of the UE, if a packet missed in the PDU gap is not received within a duration of twice the t-reordering timer, or
sending an acknowledgement (ACK) message in the RLC status report to the RLC entity of the UE, if the packet missed in the PDU gap is not received after twice the t-reordering timer.



US Pat. No. 11,129,230

EMERGENCY-RESPONSIVE COMMUNITY AND BUILDING INFRASTRUCTURE CONTROL

Ford Global Technologies,...


1. A system comprising:a processor configured to
responsive to an emergency vehicle being dispatched to a dispatch address within a predefined gated community, access a database to obtain a custom map pre-associated with the gated community; and
determine a path to an emergency location within the gated community, based at least in part on the custom map, wherein the custom map is a street-level map that includes building entrance indications and the path determination includes determining a street-level path, based on the street-level map, that directs the vehicle to a specific location associated with a specific entrance;
determine the specific entrance according to a type of emergency reported in an initial emergency request; and
send the path and the custom map to the vehicle, responsive to determining the path.

US Pat. No. 11,129,229

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR WIRELESS DEVICE CONNECTIVITY MANAGEMENT

NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY, E...


1. An apparatus comprising:at least one processor; and
at least one memory including computer program code;
the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus at least to perform:
monitor radio network connectivity release requests received from a wireless device of a given subscriber of a wireless network;
determine a radio network connectivity release request frequency based on the radio network connectivity release requests received from the wireless device;
receive a current radio network connectivity release request from the wireless device;
determine whether the radio network connectivity release request frequency meets a first threshold; and
in an instance that the radio network connectivity release request frequency is determined to meet the first threshold, cause a first corrective action to be taken, wherein the first corrective action comprises or is responding to the current radio network connectivity release request with a radio network connectivity release reject message indicating that the wireless device should maintain its wireless device connectivity context with the wireless network despite the current radio network connectivity release request.

US Pat. No. 11,129,228

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING RRC STATE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...


1. A method for determining, by an access stratum (AS) of a user equipment (UE), a radio resource control (RRC) state in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:entering an RRC_INACTIVE state;
receiving core network (CN) paging during the RRC_INACTIVE state from an access and mobility function (AMF),
wherein the UE and a base station are mis-synchronized;
forwarding a first UE ID of the UE and a CN domain to a non-access stratum (NAS) of the UE;
receiving an RRC connection release request from the NAS of the UE;
entering an RRC_IDLE state, based on the received RRC connection release request; and
initiating an RRC connection setup procedure based on the UE which is in the RRC_IDLE state, in response to the CN paging which is received while the UE is in the RRC_INACTIVE state,
wherein information which represents that the UE was in the RRC_INACTIVE state before entering the RRC_IDLE state is transmitted to the AMF by performing the initiated RRC connection setup procedure, and
wherein the information includes at least one of a Resume ID of the UE which is related to the RRC_INACTIVE state, a cell radio network temporary identifier (C-RNTI) of the UE which is related to the RRC_INACTIVE state, or an ID of a last serving cell which is related to the RRC_INACTIVE state.

US Pat. No. 11,129,227

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND APPARATUS, AND COMPUTER STORAGE MEDIUM

China Mobile Communicatio...


1. A method for data transmission, comprising:determining whether to switch user equipment (UE) from a control plane transmission mode to a user plane transmission mode when the UE using the control plane transmission mode is in an idle state, wherein determining whether to switch the UE from the control plane transmission mode to the user plane transmission mode when the UE using the control plane transmission mode is in the idle state comprises:determining a size of a data packet to be transmitted when the UE using the control plane transmission mode is in the idle state; and
determining whether to switch the UE from the control plane transmission mode to the user plane transmission mode according to the size of the data packet to be transmitted;

switching the UE from the control plane transmission mode to the user plane transmission mode to transmit data by initiating a service request flow to a network side, when it is determined to switch the UE from the control plane transmission mode to the user plane transmission mode,
wherein initiating the service request flow to the network side comprises:
sending a service request message to an evolved node B (eNodeB) through radio resource control (RRC) signaling;
wherein deleting, by the UE, locally stored context information of robust header compression (ROHC) related to a mobility management entity (MME), and renegotiating the context information of ROHC with an eNodeB; and
wherein the UE is UE using a narrow band internet of things (NB-IOT).

US Pat. No. 11,129,226

POLICY-BASED CONNECTION MODIFICATION

Fitbit, Inc., San Franci...


1. A method, comprising:enabling data to be transmitted over a connection between a master device and a slave device, the connection allowing for wireless data transmission using an initial set of values for a plurality of connection parameters for the connection;
receiving, from an application executing on the master device to a controller on the slave device, a request to modify the connection;
determining, by the controller and using a policy for the connection, that the request is able to be performed by the controller, the policy specifying, based at least in part on historical data, a maximum frequency for changing the values for the plurality of connection parameters; and
modifying, by the controller on the slave device, the connection per the request from the application executing on the master device.

US Pat. No. 11,129,225

CONNECTION REACTIVATION METHOD, ACCESS AND MOBILITY MANAGEMENT FUNCTION ENTITY, AND SYSTEM

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...


1. A network connection reactivation method performed by an access and mobility management function entity, comprising:receiving, from a session management function entity, a first message regarding a user equipment accessing both a 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) network and a non-3rd Generation Partnership Project (N3GPP) network, wherein the first message comprises a first reactivation indication for reactivating a connection of a protocol data unit (PDU) session established by the user equipment with the N3GPP network, and the first reactivation indication comprises a PDU Session ID of the PDU Session;
determining that the user equipment is in an idle state in the N3GPP network; and
sending to the user equipment through the 3GPP access network a connection reactivation indication based on the first reactivation indication, wherein the connection reactivation indication instructs the user equipment to reactivate the connection of the PDU session, and the connection reactivation indication comprises a radio access technology type associated to the PDU session.

US Pat. No. 11,129,223

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR VOICE SERVICE IN AN EVOLVED PACKET SYSTEM

BlackBerry Limited, Wate...


5. A user equipment (UE) comprising:a memory; and
at least one processor comprising processing hardware platform, wherein the processing hardware platform is configured to execute instructions stored in the memory, the instructions causing the at least one processor to:receive, at the UE, an initial Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Invite request, the initial SIP invite request including a session description protocol (SDP) offer allowing selection, by the UE, between an internet protocol (IP) bearer or a circuit-switched (CS) bearer;
in response to the initial SIP Invite request, determine that a voice setting in the UE is one of “CS only” or “CS preferred”; and
in response to determining that the voice setting in the UE is one of “CS only” or “CS preferred,” determine that the initial SIP Invite request is not acceptable based on the following scenarios:if the voice setting in the UE is determined to be “CS only,” in response to determining that the UE has not performed a successful non-access stratum (NAS) combined attach procedure, determine that the initial SIP Invite request is not acceptable, wherein the successful NAS combined attach procedure attaches the UE to both a packet-switched (PS) core and to a circuit-switched (CS) domain;
if the voice setting in the UE is determined to be “CS preferred,” in response to determining that the UE has not performed the successful combined attach procedure, determining that the initial SIP Invite request is not acceptable, wherein an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) over PS session is not supported.



US Pat. No. 11,129,222

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVING WIRELESS MESH NETWORKS

L3VEL, LLC, Wilmington, ...


22. A method of forming a wireless mesh access network, the method comprising:establishing a mesh of wireless, bi-directional point-to-point links for carrying aggregated mesh access traffic among a first set of wireless communication nodes located at respective anchor sites within a given geographic region, wherein each respective wireless, bi-directional point-to-point link in the mesh of wireless, bi-directional point-to-point links is established between a respective pair of wireless communication nodes in the first set; and
establishing a plurality of wireless, bi-directional point-to-multipoint links that extend the mesh of wireless, bi-directional point-to-point links by carrying individual mesh access traffic between the first set of wireless communication nodes and a second set of wireless communication nodes located at respective non-anchor sites within the given geographic region, wherein each of the plurality of wireless, bi-directional point-to-multipoint links is established between a respective one of the wireless communication nodes in the first set and one or more of the wireless communication nodes in the second set.

US Pat. No. 11,129,220

VEHICLE COMMUNICATION VIA MULTIPLE WIRELESS COMMUNICATION LINKS

WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TE...


1. A method comprising:providing, between a first wireless transceiver and a second wireless transceiver onboard different vehicles, plural wireless communication channels, each of the plural wireless communication channels operating at a different radio carrier frequency;
causing the plural wireless communication channels to be active and in communication in parallel;
transmitting, by the first wireless transceiver, the same information in parallel on the plural wireless communication channels;
receiving, by the second wireless transceiver, the same information transmitted in parallel on the plural wireless communication channels; and
causing the plural wireless communication channels to be inactive and out of communication.

US Pat. No. 11,129,219

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING A D2D COMMUNICATION GROUP

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...


1. A method performed by a neighbour user equipment (UE) comprising:receiving a request message using device-to-device (D2D) communication, the request message inviting the neighbour UE to be part of a D2D group;
subsequent to receiving the request message: transmitting a random access request with a preamble to a base station, and subsequently receiving a confirmation message from the base station, the confirmation message indicating that the neighbour UE is in the D2D group that the neighbour UE was invited to be part of in the request message;
wherein the request message is received from a particular UE, and the request message invites the neighbour UE to be part of the D2D group with the particular UE.

US Pat. No. 11,129,218

BLUETOOTH COMMUNICATION METHOD AND TERMINAL

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...


1. A BLUETOOTH communication method, comprising:prompting, by a terminal, a user to choose whether to switch a BLUETOOTH headset working mode when a current BLUETOOTH headset working mode is an exclusive mode;
prompting, by the terminal, the user to select BLUETOOTH headsets that simultaneously perform audio transmission when the user chooses to switch to a non-exclusive mode;
receiving, by the terminal, a BLUETOOTH-headset communication instruction, wherein a quantity of BLUETOOTH headsets currently to be coupled to the terminal is greater than one, and wherein the BLUETOOTH headset working mode of the terminal is the non-exclusive mode;
separately creating, by the terminal, a second headset tag object for all BLUETOOTH headsets;
separately establishing, by the terminal, a second communications link with all the BLUETOOTH headsets; and
simultaneously communicating, by the terminal using BLUETOOTH communications, with more than one BLUETOOTH headset selected by the user or with all the BLUETOOTH headsets with which the second communications link is established, wherein the second headset tag object comprises information used to establish the second communications link with the terminal.

US Pat. No. 11,129,217

DATA SENDING METHOD AND APPARATUS, AND BASE STATION

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...


1. A data transmission method, comprising:sending, by a first terminal, a resource allocation request to a base station, wherein the resource allocation request comprises device attribute information of a second terminal, such that resources allocated by the base station do not exceed a receiving capability range of the second terminal, and the device attribute information of the second terminal comprises at least one of: a number of receiving antennas of the second terminal, or a number of sending antennas of the second terminal;
receiving, by the first terminal, configuration information for transmission resources sent by the base station, wherein the transmission resources are determined by the base station according to the device attribute information; and
sending, by the first terminal, Device to Device (D2D) data to the second terminal by using the transmission resources,
wherein the resource allocation request is carried in a Medium Access Control (MAC) Protocol Data Unit (PDU), the MAC PDU comprises a low-cost Buffer Status Report (BSR), the low-cost BSR is generated by adding one byte to an existing BSR format, and the added one byte is used to indicate the device attribute information of the second terminal.

US Pat. No. 11,129,216

INITIAL ACCESS AND RADIO RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR INTEGRATED ACCESS AND BACKHAUL (IAB) WIRELESS NETWORKS


1. A method, comprising:facilitating, by a system comprising a processor, an establishment of integrated links comprising backhaul communications links multiplexed with access communications links, wherein the facilitating comprises facilitating a transmission of a multiplexed sync signal to enable synchronization between relay transmission point devices via a communications network, wherein a random access channel procedure is used to complete the establishment, wherein the communication network comprises network equipment, and wherein:the backhaul communications links comprise first communications transmission links between the relay transmission point devices, and
the access communications links comprise second communications transmission links between user equipment and the relay transmission point devices;

maintaining, by the system, the integrated links comprising measuring channel characteristics of the integrated links using a reference signal; and
configuring, by the system, the backhaul communications links using the channel characteristics and using a network slice provisioning parameter related to division of the network equipment into subgroups.

US Pat. No. 11,129,215

LOCATION BASED SELECTION OF LOCALIZED PROXY APPLICATION SERVER

Ofinno, LLC, Reston, VA ...


19. A system comprising:a session management function (SMF) comprising:one or more first processors; and
first memory storing first instructions that, when executed by the one or more first processors, cause the SMF to:receive, from a wireless device, a packet data unit (PDU) session establishment request message;
send, to a network node, a request message for subscription information of the wireless device;
receive, from the network node, a response message comprising subscription information indicating an identifier of a first local proxy application server for an application location, wherein the application location identifies a user plane access to a data network; and
send, to the wireless device, a PDU session establishment accept message comprising the identifier of the first local proxy application server; and


a network node comprising:one or more second processors; and
second memory storing second instructions that, when executed by the one or more second processors, cause the network node to:receive the request message for subscription information of the wireless device;
send the response message comprising the subscription information.



US Pat. No. 11,129,214

RESOURCE SLICING IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba,...


1. A method of resource slicing in a wireless communication network comprising a device domain, a radio access network and a core network, wherein the device domain comprises at least one device and is connected to the radio access network over a wireless interface, the radio access network comprises at least one base station, the core network comprises a plurality of components connected by a wired interface, and the core network uses the radio access network to connect to the at least one device, the method comprising:abstracting, by using a slicing controller, the device domain, the radio access network and the core network as a plurality of network functions to provide end-to-end resource slicing across the at least two of the device domain, the radio access network and the core network, the end-to-end resource slicing being carried out from the at least one device to the core network; and
interacting, by using the slicing controller, with the radio access network and the core network through two-way communication over application programming interfaces,
wherein the network functions provide protocol functionality as part of connectivity in the wireless communication network, and the end-to-end resource slicing is logically achieved in an entity located at a higher level in network hierarchy as compared to the at least one of base stations or access points in the radio access network.

US Pat. No. 11,129,212

CORE NETWORK FUNCTIONS

Metaswitch Networks, Ltd....


1. A method of establishing and controlling a Packet Data Unit (PDU) session in a data communications network, comprising:receiving a create session request from a legacy Mobility Management Entity (MME) comprising a plurality of parameters that are incompatible with the data communications network;
translating the create session request using an Interworking Function (IWF) to generate a create session management context request comprising a plurality of parameters that are compatible with the data communications network;
transmitting the generated create session management context request to a Session Management Function (SMF);
receiving a create session management context request response from the SMF;
translating the create session management context request response using the IWF to generate a create session request response;
transmitting the create session request response to the legacy MME;
receiving a modify bearer request from the legacy MME;
translating the modify bearer request using the IWF to generate an update session management context request transmitting the generated update session management context request to the SMF;
receiving an update session management context request response from the SMF;
translating the update session management context request response using the IWF to generate a modify bearer request response; and
transmitting the modify bearer request response to the legacy MME.

US Pat. No. 11,129,211

CORE NETWORK DEVICE SELECTION METHOD AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...


1. A method, comprising:receiving, by an access network node, a radio resource control access stratum message sent by a terminal, wherein the access stratum message comprises a non-access stratum (NAS) request message and a network selection auxiliary parameter;
querying, by the access network node, configuration information based on the network selection auxiliary parameter, and determining a group identifier of each mobility management device group of at least one mobility management device group, wherein the configuration information comprises a correspondence between the network selection auxiliary parameter and the group identifier of each mobility management device group of the at least one mobility management device group, and the configuration information further comprises weight information of each mobility management device group of the at least one mobility management device group;
determining, by the access network node, a device identifier of a target mobility management device based on the group identifier of each mobility management device group of the at least one mobility management device group; and
sending, by the access network node, the NAS request message to the target mobility management device indicated by the device identifier of the target mobility management device.

US Pat. No. 11,129,210

POWER OVER ETHERNET ADAPTER WITH COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHOD OF PROGRAMMING AND USING SAME

Mitel Networks Corporatio...


1. A method of pairing a mobile device to a wireless broadcasting device, the method comprising the steps of:using a mobile device, obtaining identifying information from the wireless broadcasting device;
providing the identifying information to a server;
obtaining settings information, the settings information including over-the-air (OTA) programming information;
using the mobile device, writing the settings information to the wireless broadcasting device, the mobile device programming the wireless broadcast device using the OTA programming information in the settings information;
pairing the mobile device to a powerable device, the powerable device coupled to the mobile device through the wireless broadcasting device; and
powering the powerable device and the wireless broadcasting device using power source equipment coupled to the powerable device and the wireless broadcasting device using a data transmission cable, wherein, during the powering, the power source equipment only provides power to the wireless broadcasting device after applying full operating voltage to the powerable device.

US Pat. No. 11,129,208

PAGING METHOD AND APPARATUS AND COMMUNICATION TIMING METHOD AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...


1. A communication method, comprising:sending a random access preamble to a network device;
receiving a random access response from the network device, the random access response corresponding to the random access preamble; and
sending a message 3 to the network device at a sending time of the message 3, with the sending time determined based on a receiving time of the random access response, a delay k1, and an offset k2, the delay k1 and the offset k2 related to a subcarrier spacing of the message 3.

US Pat. No. 11,129,207

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PRIORITIZATION OF RANDOM ACCESS IN A MULTI-USER WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Panasonic Intellectual Pr...


1. A station apparatus comprising:a receiver which, in operation, receives, from an access point, a trigger frame including a common information field and a user information field, the common information field including a trigger type subfield that identifies a trigger type of the trigger frame and the user information field including an association identification (AID) subfield;
a processor, which is coupled to the receiver and which, responsive to the trigger type of the received trigger frame allowing allocation of resource units (RUs) for uplink OFDMA random access (UORA), and responsive to the AID subfield indicating that the user information field allocates RUs for UORA, contends for access to the RUs for UORA with one or more other station apparatuses and, in operation, transmits a frame using at least one of the RUs for UORA.

US Pat. No. 11,129,206

MAC LAYER COMMUNICATION FOR PARALLEL RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURES OF DUAL CONNECTIVITY

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...


1. A method for controlling a transmission power of a random access preamble transmission, the method comprising:determining whether the random access preamble transmission is an initial transmission or a retransmission;
determining whether there is a notice for suspending a power ramping;
incrementing a counter value for the power ramping, based on determining that the random access preamble transmission is the retransmission, and based on determining that there is no notice for suspending the power ramping,
wherein the counter value is not incremented based on determining that there is the notice for suspending the power ramping; and
performing the random access preamble transmission with the transmission power determined based on the counter value.

US Pat. No. 11,129,205

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONFIGURING CHANNEL RESOURCE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


6. A user equipment (UE) comprising:at least one processor; and
a transceiver operatively coupled to the at least one processor, configured to:
receive, from a base station, a message of a physical broadcast channel including information for indicating a resource configuration for a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) associated with a system information block type 1 (SIB1);
receive, from the base station, the SIB1 based on the resource configuration for the PDCCH associated with the SIB1, wherein the SIB1 includes information for indicating whether a resource configuration for a PDCCH associated with a random access response (RAR) is provided in the message or not;
transmit, to the base station, a random access preamble; and
monitor the PDCCH associated with the RAR for the random access preamble based on the resource configuration for the PDCCH associated with the SIB1 in case that the information indicates that the resource configuration for the PDCCH associated with the RAR is provided in the message.

US Pat. No. 11,129,204

RANDOM ACCESS METHOD, USER EQUIPMENT, AND NETWORK DEVICE

Huawei Technologies Co., ...


1. A method, comprising:receiving a plurality of groups of random-access configuration parameters from a network device, wherein each group of random-access configuration parameters of the plurality of groups of random-access configuration parameters comprises a respective power adjustment step for retransmission of a random access preamble;
selecting a first group of random-access configuration parameters from the plurality of groups of random-access configuration parameters based on a threshold;
determining a transmit power of the random access preamble based on a first power adjustment step for retransmission of the random access preamble comprised in the selected first group of random-access configuration parameters; and
sending the random access preamble to the network device according to the determined transmit power.

US Pat. No. 11,129,203

USER APPARATUS, AND RANDOM ACCESS PREAMBLE TRANSMISSION METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...


1. A terminal in a radio communication system that includes a base station and the terminal, the terminal comprising:a receiver that receives, from the base station, information that designates a signal waveform to be used by the terminal to transmit a random access preamble; and
a transmitter that transmits the random access preamble with the use of the signal waveform designated by the information received by the receiver, wherein
the receiver receives a random access response that includes transmission timing information, and
the transmitter determines the signal waveform to use for data transmission on the basis of the transmission timing information.

US Pat. No. 11,129,202

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING OR RECEIVING SIGNAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...


1. A method of transmitting an uplink signal by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:measuring a downlink reference signal power;
determining a contention-based data transmission region level based on the measured downlink reference signal power;
determining a preamble index from a pre-configured preamble index set based on the determined contention-based data transmission region level;
transmitting a preamble associated with the determined preamble index; and
performing contention-based data transmission by considering the transmitted preamble,
wherein the contention-based data transmission region level includes MCS (modulation coding scheme), coding rate, TBS (transmission block size), and repetition number for repeatedly performing the contention-based data transmission in a repetition mode,
wherein in a retransmission mode, a RV (redundancy version) pattern for the contention-based data transmission associated with the determined preamble index is different in each retransmission.

US Pat. No. 11,129,201

TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPARATUS USING A FIRST RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURE AND A SECOND RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURE

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...


1. A method of transmitting data in a telecommunications system comprising a terminal and a base station, the terminal configured to use a first random access procedure and a second random access procedure for the transmission of the data to the base station, wherein according to the first random access procedure, the terminal initiates the first random access procedure by transmitting a message comprising the data and a random access preamble, and according to the second random access procedure, the terminal only transmits the data after receiving a random access response, the method comprising:transmitting, by the terminal in a case that a size of the data is below a threshold, a first random access request message to the base station in accordance with the first random access procedure, the first random access request message comprising at least part of the data and a first preamble;
determining, by the terminal, whether transmission of the first random access request message in accordance with the first random access procedure has been unsuccessful; and
transmitting, by the terminal in a case that the determining indicates that the transmission in accordance the first random access procedure has been unsuccessful and in a case that the size of the data is above the threshold, a second random access request message to the base station in accordance with the second random access procedure, the second random access request message comprising a second preamble, wherein
the terminal determines that the first random access procedure is unsuccessful in a case that the terminal receives an indicator from the base station, the indicator instructing the terminal to transmit in accordance with the second random access procedure.

US Pat. No. 11,129,200

USER TERMINAL AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...


1. A terminal comprising:a receiver that receives a synchronization signal and a broadcast channel; and
a processor that controls to transmit a random access preamble by using a resource that is configured associated with the synchronization signal and the broadcast channel,
wherein the resource used for transmitting the random access preamble is associated with a plurality of synchronization signals and broadcast channels including the received synchronization signal and broadcast channel, and
the processor controls reception of a response signal to the random access preamble based on timing of the resource.

US Pat. No. 11,129,199

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, NETWORK DEVICE, AND USER EQUIPMENT

Huawei Technologies Co., ...


1. A data transmission method, comprising:determining indication information;
sending the indication information to user equipment, wherein the indication information is physical layer control signaling, the indication information indicates a frequency domain resource and a time domain resource that are of a physical random access channel of the user equipment, a random access resource determined by the frequency domain resource and the time domain resource carries random access information of the user equipment, the indication information indicates whether a time domain resource unit n+k is used as the time domain resource of the physical random access channel based on whether the indication information is scrambled by using a preset identifier, wherein the indication information indicates that the time domain resource unit n+k is used as the time domain resource of the physical random access channel if the indication information is scrambled by using the preset identifier, and the indication information indicates that the time domain resource unit n+k is not used as the time domain resource of the physical random access channel if the indication information is not scrambled by using the preset identifier; and
wherein the indication information is carried on a time domain resource unit n; and
the time domain resource is the time domain resource unit n+k that is separated from the time domain resource unit n by k time domain resource units, n is an integer greater than or equal to 0, and k is an integer greater than or equal to 0.

US Pat. No. 11,129,198

MOBILE STATION APPARATUS AND METHOD TO PERFORM A RANDOM ACCESS USING A RANDOMLY SELECTED SIGNATURE IN A CELLULAR COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...


1. A mobile station apparatus comprising:reception circuitry configured to receive a first signature from a base station apparatus; and
communication circuitry configured to perform a random access by using a dedicated signature in a case that the first signature is the dedicated signature,
wherein the communication circuitry is further configured to, in a case that the first signature is not reserved as the dedicated signature,randomly select a second signature, and
perform the random access by using the second signature,

wherein use of the dedicated signature is caused by detection of the dedicated signature, and
wherein use of the second signature is caused by detection that the first signature is not reserved as the dedicated signature.

US Pat. No. 11,129,197

USER APPARATUS, BASE STATION, CONTROL INFORMATION DETECTION METHOD AND CONTROL INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...


1. A user apparatus comprising:a memory that stores a preamble and identification information of the user apparatus;
a processor that detects control information, addressed to the user apparatus, by monitoring a candidate area of a common candidate area where a plurality of user apparatuses commonly perform monitoring and an individual candidate area for the user apparatus; and
a transmitter that transmits the preamble to a base station,
wherein, during a period when the user apparatus monitors a random access response, the processor monitors the individual candidate area using a cell radio network temporary identifier (C-RNTI) that is the identification information of the user apparatus to detect control information in which a cyclic redundancy check (CRC) is scrambled by the base station using the C-RNTI, and
wherein the period when the processor monitors the random access response starts from a period after the transmitter transmits the preamble to the base station.

US Pat. No. 11,129,196

SHARED CHANNEL DESIGN AROUND RESERVED RESOURCES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method for wireless communication at a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving an indicator of reserved resources in a shared radio frequency spectrum band;
identifying a location of a clear channel assessment (CCA) gap relative to the reserved resources;
rate matching an uplink shared data channel transmission around the reserved resources and the CCA gap; and
transmitting, within the shared radio frequency spectrum band, the rate matched uplink shared data channel transmission.

US Pat. No. 11,129,195

TECHNIQUES AND APPARATUSES FOR POSITIONING REFERENCE SIGNAL (PRS) MANAGEMENT

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:determining, by a user equipment, that a positioning reference signal (PRS) occasion collides with a channel, wherein the channel is a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH), and wherein the PRS occasion includes one or more muted subframes;
determining, by the user equipment, the channel as punctured based on a quantity of repetitions associated with the channel; and
performing, by the user equipment, a collision response action based at least in part on determining that the PRS occasion collides with the channel and based on determining the channel as punctured, wherein the collision response action includes dropping at least a portion of the channel.

US Pat. No. 11,129,194

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SOUNDING AND CHANNEL SELECTION

InterDigital Patent Holdi...


1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) comprising:a receiver configured to receive, from an access point (AP), a null data packet (NDP) announcement frame;
the receiver configured to receive, from the AP, a NDP sounding frame, subsequent to the NDP announcement frame;
the receiver configured to receive, from the AP, subsequent to the NDP sounding frame, a polling frame addressed to a broadcast address and sent to a plurality of WTRUs, wherein the polling frame specifies a plurality of association identifiers (AIDS) and the polling frame specifies a plurality of orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) resource unit allocations; and
a transmitter configured to transmit a physical layer convergence protocol data unit (PPDU) indicating signal to noise ratio (SNR) information for a plurality of sub-channels, to the AP, using an OFDMA resource unit allocation of the plurality of OFDMA resource unit allocations, a short interframe spacing (SIFS) after the polling frame is received;
wherein the transmitter is configured to transmit the PPDU simultaneously with another PPDU transmitted to the AP by another WTRU of the plurality of WTRUs.

US Pat. No. 11,129,193

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND APPARATUS USING A CLEAR CHANNEL ASSESSMENT (CCA) DETECTION THRESHOLD

Huawei Technologies Co., ...


1. A data transmission method, comprising:obtaining, by a base station, a plurality of clear channel assessment (CCA) detection thresholds corresponding to a plurality of to-be-scheduled terminals in current data transmission, wherein each CCA detection threshold in the plurality of CCA detection thresholds is different and corresponds to one terminal of the plurality of to-be-scheduled terminals, and wherein the CCA detection threshold for a given to-be-scheduled terminal of the plurality of to-be-scheduled terminals is calculated by the base station based on a received signal strength indicator (RSSI) reported by the given to-be-scheduled terminal to the base station;
determining, by the base station, a current CCA detection threshold from the plurality of CCA detection thresholds;
determining, by the base station, transmit power of to-be-sent data based on the current CCA detection threshold; and
sending, by the base station, the to-be-sent data to a target terminal of the plurality of to-be-scheduled terminals based on the transmit power;
wherein the determining, by the base station, the current CCA detection threshold from the plurality of CCA detection thresholds comprises:performing, by the base station, CCA detection using a first CCA detection threshold from the plurality of CCA detection thresholds, and determining the first CCA detection threshold as the current CCA detection threshold after performing the CCA detection succeeds, wherein the first CCA detection threshold is a CCA detection threshold corresponding to a first terminal of the plurality of to-be-scheduled terminals,

wherein the first terminal belongs to a first terminal group, and the first CCA detection threshold is a fixed CCA detection threshold for the first terminal group, the fixed CCA detection threshold is within a CCA detection threshold range of the first terminal group;
wherein the obtaining, by the base station, the plurality of CCA detection thresholds according to the plurality of to-be-scheduled terminals comprises:obtaining, by the base station, the plurality of CCA detection thresholds based on a modulation and coding scheme (MCS) of the plurality of to-be-scheduled terminals,
obtaining, by the base station, the first CCA detection threshold based on a preset first adjustment step, the MCS of the plurality of to-be-scheduled terminals, a maximum MCS value in a communication system, and a CCA detection threshold predefined in the communication system, and
obtaining, by the base station, the plurality of CCA detection thresholds based on the first CCA detection threshold, a minimum CCA detection threshold, and a maximum CCA detection threshold, wherein the minimum CCA detection threshold and the maximum CCA detection threshold are allowed by the communication system; and

wherein an MCS of each to-be-scheduled terminal in the plurality of to-be-scheduled terminals is an MCS value of the to-be-scheduled terminal after adjustment by the base station using a channel quality indicator (CQI), or an average MCS value used for scheduling the to-be-scheduled terminal on an air interface in a preset statistical time period.

US Pat. No. 11,129,192

CLIENT DEVICE, NETWORK NODE, AND METHODS THEREOF FOR PREDICTING USER-EXPERIENCED SIGNAL-TO-INTERFERENCE-PLUS-NOISE RATIO

Huawei Technologies Co., ...


1. A client device for a wireless communication system, the client device comprising:a non-transitory memory, configured to store a program code; and
a processor, wherein when the program code runs in the processor, the processor is caused to:receive an indication of a first network signal-to-interference-plus-noise ratio (SINR) for a first data transmission (DT1) from a network node;
derive the first network SINR based on the indication of the first network SINR;
estimate an adjusted SINR for a second data transmission (DT2) from the network node;

compute a SINR difference value between the first network SINR and the estimated adjusted SINR; and
output at least one first control message (CM1), the CM1 comprising an indication of an SINR adjustment for the estimated adjusted SINR to the network node in a case where the SINR difference value is larger than a threshold value, wherein the threshold value is a predetermined minimum allowed difference between the first network SINR and the estimated adjusted SINR.

US Pat. No. 11,129,191

SIGNAL TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE

Huawei Technologies Co., ...


1. A signal transmission method, comprising: performing, by a network device, idle carrier sense in a downlink beam direction when a predefined sending time of each synchronization frame in a synchronization frame set arrives, wherein the synchronization frame set comprises N synchronization frames, N is a positive integer, and each synchronization frame comprises at least one synchronization signal block; and sending a synchronization signal block in a synchronization frame in which idle carrier sense succeeds to a terminal in the downlink beam direction, wherein the synchronization signal block comprises a synchronization signal, wherein each synchronization frame corresponds to M downlink beam directions, each synchronization frame has M predefined sending times, different predefined sending times of a same synchronization frame correspond to different downlink beam directions, different synchronization signal blocks of a same synchronization frame correspond to different downlink beam directions, and M is an integer greater than 1; the performing, by a network device, of idle carrier sense in a downlink beam direction when a predefined sending time of each synchronization frame in a synchronization frame set arrives comprises: when each predefined sending time of each synchronization frame arrives, performing idle carrier sense in a downlink beam direction corresponding to the predefined sending time; and the sending of a synchronization signal block to a terminal in the downlink beam direction in a synchronization frame in which idle carrier sense succeeds comprises: in each synchronization frame, sending the synchronization signal block in a downlink beam direction corresponding to a predefined sending time at which idle carrier sense succeeds.

US Pat. No. 11,129,190

METHOD FOR PERFORMING RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURE AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...


1. A method for performing a random access procedure by a user equipment in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:transmitting, as a message-1 (Msg1) of the random access procedure, a random access preamble to a base station, wherein the random access preamble indicates an early uplink data transmission in a message-3 (Msg3) during the random access procedure; and
receiving, as a message-2 (Msg2) of the random access procedure, a random access response message including first information and second information from the base station, wherein the first information includes uplink grant information, and the second information includes a flag indicating whether the uplink grant information is for the early uplink data transmission in the Msg3; and
transmitting the Msg3 to the base station using the first information including the uplink grant information,
wherein the Msg3 transmission includes the early uplink data transmission based on that the flag of the second information indicates the uplink grant information is for the early uplink data transmission.

US Pat. No. 11,129,189

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING DATA IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR SUPPORTING SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...


1. A method for a first UE to transmit and receive data in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:selecting a specific preamble from a preamble set;
transmitting, to a base station, a request message comprising (i) the selected specific preamble and (ii) information on a size of uplink data or verification information of the first UE through a resource on a frequency axis and a resource on a time axis,
wherein, based on the first UE transmitting the uplink data, the information on the size of the uplink data is included in the request message,
wherein, based on the first UE receiving downlink data from the base station, the information on the size of the verification information is included in the request message, and
wherein at least one of (i) the preamble set, (ii) the resource on the frequency axis or (iii) the resource on the time axis is classified based on whether the first UE transmits the uplink data or receives the downlink data;
receiving, from the base station, a response message comprising resource information representing a resource allocated based on (i) whether the first UE transmits the uplink data to the base station, or (ii) whether the first UE receives the downlink data from the base station,
wherein, based on the first UE transmitting the uplink data, the resource is allocated further based on the information on the size of the uplink data, and
wherein, based on that the first UE receiving the downlink data, the resource is allocated further based on the information on the size of the verification information; and
transmitting, to the base station through the allocated resource, a respective one of (i) the uplink data or (ii) the verification information of the first UE for receiving the downlink data.

US Pat. No. 11,129,188

EARLY TERMINATION OF PUSCH WITH NEW UPLINK GRANT

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method of wireless communication at a first User Equipment (UE), comprising:receiving a first grant for a first set of allocated uplink resources;
transmitting a first portion of a first set of repetitions of a first uplink transmission using the first set of allocated uplink resources;
receiving a second grant for a second set of allocated uplink resources;
determining whether the second grant indicates a Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARQ) Acknowledgement (ACK) for the first uplink transmission, the determining whether the second grant indicates the HARQ-ACK for the first uplink transmission being based on whether the first set of allocated uplink resources overlaps with the second set of allocated uplink resources; and
terminating transmission of a remaining portion of the first set of repetitions of the first uplink transmission after determining that the second grant indicates the HARQ-ACK for the first uplink transmission.

US Pat. No. 11,129,187

NETWORK-ASSISTED SIDELINK SCHEDULING TECHNIQUES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method of wireless communication operable at a scheduled entity, comprising:receiving a grant of resources from a scheduling entity operating according to a first radio access technology (RAT);
translating the grant of resources from a configuration of resources associated with the first RAT to a configuration of resources associated with a second RAT, wherein the translating comprises converting a fixed subcarrier spacing (SCS) associated with the configuration of resources associated with the first RAT into a scalable SCS associated with the configuration of resources associated with the second RAT; and
performing a sidelink communication via the configuration of resources associated with the second RAT.

US Pat. No. 11,129,186

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMISSION OF UPLINK GRANT

Alcatel Lucent, Nozay (F...


1. A method of transmitting an uplink grant, comprising:transmitting the uplink grant by selecting a downlink subframe from a plurality of candidate downlink subframes, the plurality of downlink subframes enabling scheduling of at least one user equipment to start transmitting burst data in an uplink subframe, wherein the at least one user equipment is scheduled to transmit uplink data on multiple successive uplink subframes via one uplink grant once a channel on one of multiple candidate positions is obtained and a number of granted subframes for the at least one user equipment is explicitly indicated by uplink grant downlink control information,
wherein the method further comprises:
dynamically indicating an actual delay between the selected downlink subframe and the uplink subframe with downlink control information, the actual delay meeting a requirement of minimum scheduling delay.

US Pat. No. 11,129,185

MACRO AND MICRO DISCONTINUOUS TRANSMISSION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method of wireless communication comprising:receiving, during a semi-statically configured duration, an indication of a dynamically allocated duration to request an uplink transmission;
identifying, based at least in part on a latency tolerance, the dynamically allocated duration to request the uplink transmission, the dynamically allocated duration being different than the semi-statically configured duration; and
transmitting, on an uplink resource, a request for the uplink transmission during the dynamically allocated duration.

US Pat. No. 11,129,184

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND PROCESSING METHOD FOR REQUESTING UPLINK RESOURCE

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...


1. A wireless communication terminal in which, among two types of cells that make up a component carrier set that is used in carrier aggregation, a dedicated scheduling request resource that is used when transmitting a scheduling request for requesting grant of an uplink resource to a wireless communication device capable of communicating with the wireless communication terminal is set for a second cell that is smaller in cell coverage than a first cell, the wireless communication terminal comprising:a dedicated scheduling request (“DSR”) management section configured to, when the uplink resource is not granted to the wireless communication terminal and when uplink data occurs in the wireless communication terminal, perform processing that requests the grant of the uplink resource to the wireless communication device by transmitting the scheduling request to the wireless communication device using the dedicated scheduling request resource of the second cell; and
a random access channel (“RACH”) management section configured to perform a random access procedure that requests the grant of the uplink resource to the wireless communication device by transmitting a random access preamble to the wireless communication device, when the grant of the uplink resource in response to the scheduling request is not performed.

US Pat. No. 11,129,183

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL INFORMATION IN CARRIER AGGREGATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


1. A method for receiving control information and downlink data by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, first configuration information on a cell group configured for the UE among a plurality of cell groups and second configuration information on cross carrier scheduling associated with the cell group, the cell group comprising a scheduling cell and a scheduled cell, wherein the first configuration information includes cell grouping information configured by the base station;
receiving, from the base station, carrier indicator field (CIF) information corresponding to the scheduled cell on a downlink control channel being monitored on the scheduling cell, based on the first configuration information and the second configuration information;
receiving through the scheduling cell, from the base station, control information for a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) on the scheduled cell indicated by the CIF, wherein the control information for the PUSCH on the scheduled cell includes information associated with uplink control information (UCI); and
in case that a transmission of only the UCI on the PUSCH without uplink data is triggered by a configuration of bit field in the control information for the PUSCH, transmitting, to the base station, only the UCI without the uplink data on the PUSCH on the scheduled serving cell.

US Pat. No. 11,129,182

MULTIPLE TIMING ADVANCE DESIGN FOR MULTIPLE TRANSMIT RECEIVE POINTS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method for wireless communication at a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving a first indication of a first timing advance (TA) index for a first uplink channel and a second indication of a second TA index for a second uplink channel, the UE configured to communicate with a first transmit receive point (TRP) on the first uplink channel and a second TRP on the second uplink channel;
receiving a sounding reference signal (SRS) resource index (SRI);
identifying, based at least in part on the received SRI, the first TA index for the first uplink channel for the first TRP and the second TA index for the second uplink channel for the second TRP;
determining a first TA for the first uplink channel and a second TA for the second uplink channel, the first TA based at least in part on the first indication of the first TA index and the second TA based at least in part on the second indication of the second TA index; and
transmitting on the first uplink channel to the first TRP according to the first TA and on the second uplink channel to the second TRP according to the second TA.

US Pat. No. 11,129,181

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION OF TERMINAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE USING THE METHOD

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...


1. A method for transmitting uplink control information (UCI) by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:determining a number of transport blocks (TBs) to transmit using a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) supporting multiple-layers transmission;
determining corresponding UCI to be included in each transport block based on the determined number of transport blocks; and
transmitting each transport block including the corresponding UCI to a base station,
wherein when the number of TBs is determined as two, at least one of acknowledgement/not-acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) information or a rank indicator (RI) is included in a first transport block of two transport blocks, and at least one of a channel quality indicator (CQI) or a precoding matrix index (PMI) is included in a second transport block of the two transport blocks,
wherein the first transport block is mapped to more layers than the second transport block and a Modulation Coding Scheme (MCS) of the first transport block is higher than an MCS of the second transport block,
wherein only the UCI is transmitted on the PUSCH without data transmission thereon,
wherein the method further comprises receiving a downlink control information (DCI) format from the base station by the user equipment, and
wherein only when the DCI format is a specific DCI format or a number of cells configured for the user equipment is greater than a threshold value, only the UCI is transmitted on the PUSCH without data transmission thereon.

US Pat. No. 11,129,180

SCHEDULING REQUEST PROCEDURE WITH MULTIPLE SCHEDULING REQUEST CONFIGURATIONS

Nokia Technologies Oy, E...


1. A method, comprising:transmitting, by a device, a first scheduling request at a first time;
setting, by the device, a timer from the first time prohibiting subsequent scheduling requests for a predetermined duration based on the transmission of the first scheduling request; and
identifying, by the device, a trigger for a new scheduling request subsequent to the first scheduling request,
wherein one logical channel is mapped to one or more scheduling request configurations, including the first scheduling request configuration and a second scheduling request configuration, and
wherein the device is configured to handle the first scheduling request configuration and the second scheduling request configuration so that, based on a logical channel assigned to a logical channel group lacking a mapping restriction, a scheduling request triggered by the logical channel is permitted to use any scheduling request configuration.

US Pat. No. 11,129,179

INITIATING OR POSTPONING RADIO TRANSMISSIONS IN COMPLIANCE WITH DWELL TIME LIMITATIONS


1. A method for gating data transmissions, the method comprising:identifying a first packet for transmission;
determining a radio channel for the transmission of the first packet;
determining that the first packet is in a restricted class;
determining a dynamic maximum available time applicable to the first packet on the radio channel, based on a reserved time and a dwell time limit, responsive to the first packet being in the restricted class;
calculating a first remaining dwell time on the radio channel based on a comparison of a first spent dwell time on the radio channel to the dynamic maximum available time applicable to the first packet;
determining a first transmission duration for transmitting the first packet over the radio channel;
postponing the first packet responsive to the first remaining dwell time being less than the first transmission duration,
determining that a second packet is in an allowed class;
setting the dynamic maximum available time applicable to the second packet on the radio channel to the dwell time limit, responsive to the second packet being in the allowed class:
calculating a second remaining dwell time on the radio channel based on a comparison of a second spent dwell time on the radio channel to the dynamic maximum available time applicable to the second packet;
determining a second transmission duration for transmitting the second packet over the radio channel; and
postponing the second packet responsive to the second remaining dwell time being less than the second transmission duration.

US Pat. No. 11,129,178

COMMUNICATION RESOURCE ALLOCATION METHOD, ALLOCATION DEVICE, BASE STATION AND TERMINAL

YULONG COMPUTER TELECOMMU...


1. A communication resource allocation method, comprising:determining a service type of a current service when a service bearer is established;
determining granularity information of time-frequency resource and a frequency domain resource range corresponding to the service type according to the service type of the current service, wherein the frequency domain resource range comprises a first frequency domain range for transmitting a reference signal and a second frequency domain range for transmitting data, the reference signal is used for synchronization and radio resource management (RRM) measurement, the granularity information of the time-frequency resource is unchangeable, and the frequency domain resource range is semi-statically adjustable; and
transmitting the granularity information of the time-frequency resource and the frequency domain resource range corresponding to the service type, via a Radio Resource Control (RRC) signaling, to a terminal that requests to establish the service bearer, wherein an approximate position of the frequency domain resource range in an entire bandwidth is indicated via the RRC signaling.

US Pat. No. 11,129,177

CROSS-CARRIER SCHEDULING METHOD AND DEVICE

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...


1. A cross-carrier scheduling method, comprising:receiving a cross-carrier scheduling indication transmitted from a base station via a first carrier;
determining a cross-carrier scheduling time indicated by the base station according to the cross-carrier scheduling indication;
obtaining a next cross-carrier scheduling time indicated by the base station according to a subframe and a structure of transmission frame by which the cross-carrier scheduling indication is transmitted;
determining a value of a delay time according to a time interval between the cross-carrier scheduling time and the next cross-carrier scheduling time;
adding the delay time to the cross-carrier scheduling time to obtain an actual cross-carrier scheduling time; and
performing communication between user equipment by using a second carrier during the actual cross-carrier scheduling time.

US Pat. No. 11,129,176

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONFIGURING SIGNAL PERIOD

Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Sof...


1. A method of configuring a signal period, the method being applied to a macro base station, and comprising:when it is determined that a terminal currently accessing the macro base station is going to access a target base station, configuring a first period for the target base station broadcasting a target signal according to a number of terminals currently accessing the target base station, wherein the target base station is a base station that is used for hotspot coverage and managed by the macro base station, and the target signal is used to control the terminal to access the target base station; and
sending the first period to the target base station and the terminal, and controlling the target base station to broadcast the target signal according to the first period.

US Pat. No. 11,129,175

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING OF DATA IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM PROVIDING DIFFERENT SERVICES

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


1. A method performed by a base station, the method comprising:transmitting, to a terminal, a plurality of symbols; and
transmitting, to the terminal, a bitmap associated with the transmitted plurality of the symbols, wherein a size of the bitmap is fixed,
wherein each bit of the bitmap indicates whether a corresponding symbol group of consecutive symbols among the transmitted plurality of the symbols are punctured or not,
wherein the bitmap includes a first bit corresponding to a first symbol group and a second bit corresponding to a second symbol group, and the first symbol group and the second symbol group include a different number of symbols, and
wherein the first symbol group includes one more symbol than the second symbol group.

US Pat. No. 11,129,174

USER EQUIPMENT GROUPS FOR GROUP PHYSICAL DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL COMMUNICATIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method for wireless communication at a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving, via a configuration message, a group identifier indicating a group of UEs with which the UE is associated, the group of UEs being one of multiple groups of UEs which are each allocated resources, the multiple groups of UEs are grouped based at least in part on aggregation levels associated with UEs included in the multiple groups of UEs;
receiving, from a base station, a group downlink control information message;
determining that the group downlink control information message pertains to the UE by associating the group identifier with the group downlink control information message; and
communicating with the base station in accordance with the group downlink control information message based at least in part on the UE being associated with the group to which the group downlink control information message pertains.

US Pat. No. 11,129,173

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING SIDELINK FEEDBACK INFORMATION

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMU...


1. A device-to-device (D2D) communication method performed by a receiving D2D terminal, the D2D communication method comprising:receiving D2D data from a transmitting D2D terminal;
generating feedback information for the D2D data; and
receiving information on a first resource for transmission of the feedback information from a base station, and transmitting the feedback information to the transmitting D2D terminal through the first resource,
wherein the information on the first resource is received without a separate process of transmitting an additional scheduling request (SR) to the base station, and the information on the first resource is received at a time point identical to a first time point when a grant for a scheduling request (SR) of the transmitting D2D terminal is transmitted from the base station or a time point after a lapse of a predefined or preconfigured time from the first time point; and
wherein when the transmitting D2D terminal performs an SR to the base station, information indicating whether the receiving D2D terminal performs feedback on the D2D data is transmitted to the base station, and the information on the first resource is received when the receiving D2D terminal is indicated to perform the feedback on the D2D data.

US Pat. No. 11,129,172

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING DATA IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM SUPPORTING NARROW-BAND INTERNET OF THINGS, AND APPARATUS FOR SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...


1. A method for receiving data by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system supporting NarrowBand-Internet of Things (NB-IoT), the method comprising:monitoring a plurality of search spaces,
wherein a first search space is configured for a first Narrowband Physical Downlink Control Channel (NPDCCH) related to random access,
wherein a second search space is configured for a second NPDCCH related to SC-PTM (Single Cell Point to Multipoint), and
wherein based on the first search space and the second search space being in a same first subframe, only the first search space of the first search space and the second search space is monitored within the same first subframe;
receiving the first NPDCCH through the first search space, wherein the first NPDCCH includes first downlink control information (DCI) related to random access; and
receiving a first Narrowband Physical Downlink Shared Channel (NPDSCH) based on the first NPDCCH in a second subframe.

US Pat. No. 11,129,171

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR WIRELESS SIGNAL MAXIMIZATION AND MANAGEMENT IN A QUASI-LICENSED WIRELESS SYSTEM

Charter Communications Op...


1. A computerized method of operating a wireless network infrastructure comprising a fixed wireless receiver and at least two base stations, the computerized method comprising:detecting, via the fixed wireless receiver, at least two signals;
evaluating the detected at least two signals to generate data relating to the at least two signals;
transmitting the generated data to at least one network controller in data communication with the at least two base stations, the transmitted generated data being useful in the at least one network controller in scheduling transmission of the at least two signals;
receiving the at least two signals at the fixed wireless receiver, the at least two signals transmitted by respective ones of the at least two base stations and corresponding to a common data stream; and
utilizing the at least two signals to obtain the common data stream for use by a premises device in data communication with the fixed wireless receiver.

US Pat. No. 11,129,170

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PROTECTING HIGH PRIORITY SYMBOLS FROM BEAM SWITCHING

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method of wireless communications for use by a base station, comprising:identifying potential beam switching time spots within a time interval;
determining a time interval configuration of the time interval based on the identified potential beam switching time spots, wherein the time interval configuration protects one or more high priority symbols from beam switching at the potential beam switching time spots within the time interval; and
transmitting the time interval configuration to a user equipment (UE).

US Pat. No. 11,129,169

RADIO RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND RADIO RESOURCE MANAGEMENT METHOD

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...


1. A radio resource management system, comprising:circuitry including at least a processor and a memory, the circuitry configured to:equate a plurality of secondary systems to an equivalent secondary system;
transmit radio resource usage information and first geographical location information of the equivalent secondary system to another radio resource management system to assist an interference coordination with the another radio resource management system;
receive, from the another radio resource management system in response to transmission of the radio usage information and the first geographical location information, information of an object to be protected among a plurality of objects managed by the another radio resource management system, the information of the object including second geographical location information of the object and a reception power of the object;
calculate an interference power threshold of the object according to the reception power of the object and a signal-to-interference and noise ratio (SINR) requirement; and
determine, with respect to the object, an interference region of the plurality of secondary systems according to both (1) geographical location information of each secondary system of the plurality of secondary systems, and (2) the interference power threshold of the object.


US Pat. No. 11,129,168

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RANDOM ACCESS IN HETEROGENEOUS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

FUTUREWEI TECHNOLOGIES, I...


1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE), the method comprising:receiving, by the UE, a random access channel (RACH) parameter configuration comprising a first set of RACH parameters associated with one or more channel state information reference signal (CSI-RS) resources, the first set of RACH parameters comprising a first RACH preamble set comprising a plurality of RACH preambles and CSI-RS identifiers;
configuring an association between the first RACH preamble set and CSI-RS resources in accordance with the first RACH preamble set and the CSI-RS identifiers;
monitoring, by the UE, a CSI-RS;
selecting, by the UE in accordance with the CSI-RS and the association between the first RACH preamble set and CSI-RS resources, a first RACH preamble from the first set of RACH parameters associated with the one or more CSI-RS resources and comprising-the first RACH preamble set;
transmitting, by the UE, the first RACH preamble;
demodulating and decoding a control channel of a RACH response (RAR) in accordance with a first identifier of a network entity and a second identifier of demodulation reference signal (DMRS) for the RAR control channel;
demodulating and decoding a data channel indicated by the decoded control channel in accordance with a third identifier of the data channel and a fourth identifier of DMRS for the data channel; and
transmitting a message in a resource allocation indicated by the decoded data channel, with data scrambled and encoded with a fifth identifier of a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) and with reference signals modulated with a sixth identifier of DMRS for the PUSCH.

US Pat. No. 11,129,167

CALIBRATING AN ARRAY ANTENNA

Sony Group Corporation, ...


1. A method for calibrating an array antenna of a terminal in a multiple input and multiple output (MIMO) communication system, the method comprising:communicating a calibration capability indication from the terminal to a base station indicative of a capability of the terminal of calibrating receivers and transmitters for beam correspondence,
communicating, from a base station of the MIMO communication system to the terminal, a control message indicative of radio resources to be used by the terminal for calibrating receivers and transmitters of the terminal for beam correspondence, and
using the radio resources for calibrating receivers and transmitters of the terminal for beam correspondence by performing over-the-air measurements of mutual coupling between a plurality of antennas of the array antenna.

US Pat. No. 11,129,166

INDEXING RESOURCES FOR TRANSMISSION OF ACKNOWLEDGEMENT SIGNALS IN MULTI-CELL TDD COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, scheduling information for downlink data on a downlink control channel, the scheduling information including a hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) resource indicator for a physical uplink control channel (PUCCH), wherein the HARQ resource indicator indicates a value for a PUCCH-resource index among a plurality of values for PUCCH resource indices associated with transmission of acknowledgement information;
receiving, from the base station, the downlink data on a downlink shared channel;
determining a PUCCH resource for transmitting the acknowledgement information corresponding to the downlink data based on the received HARQ resource indicator, a total number of control channel elements (CCEs), and an index of a first CCE for the downlink control channel; and
transmitting, to the base station, the acknowledgement information on the determined PUCCH resource.

US Pat. No. 11,129,165

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING CARRIER, BASE STATION, USER EQUIPMENT, AND SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...


1. A method comprises:sending, by an apparatus via a second carrier to a terminal, a message indicating a resource region, wherein the resource region is in an overlapping region of the second carrier and a first carrier; and
communicating, by the apparatus with the terminal, via the second carrier avoiding the resource region.

US Pat. No. 11,129,164

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR HANDLING SYSTEM INFORMATION CHANGE

HTC Corporation, Taoyuan...


1. A base station (BS) for handling system information (SI) change, comprising:at least one storage device; and
at least one processing circuit, coupled to the at least one storage device, wherein the at least one storage device stores instructions, and the at least one processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions of:
broadcasting a plurality of synchronization signal (SS) blocks (SSBs) and a SI block (SIB) in a first bandwidth part (BWP) of a first carrier;
communicating with a first communication device in a second BWP of the first carrier;
updating a content of the SIB to an updated content, and broadcasting the SIB comprising the updated content in the first BWP;
transmitting a SI change notification in the second BWP to the first communication device; and
broadcasting SSBs and the SIB comprising the updated content in the second BWP.

US Pat. No. 11,129,163

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TERMINAL IN BASIC SERVICE SET OVERLAPPING WITH ANOTHER BASIC SERVICE SET

WILUS INSTITUTE OF STANDA...


1. A wireless communication terminal communicating wirelessly, the wireless communication terminal comprising:a transceiver; and
a processor,
wherein the processor is configured to receive a physical layer convergence procedure (PLCP) Processing Data Unit (PPDU) by using the transceiver, and not to use a Basic Service Set (BSS) color when signaling information indicates that an operation based on the BSS color is not allowed,
wherein the BSS color is an identifier of a BSS,
wherein the signaling information is transmitted from a base wireless communication terminal to which the wireless communication terminal is associated.

US Pat. No. 11,129,162

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING SIGNAL BY TERMINAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...


1. A method for receiving a signal by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving first information and second information on a time division duplex (TDD) uplink-downlink (UL-DL) configuration for a serving cell,
wherein the first information includes information on a location of an information field for the serving cell among information fields within downlink control information (DCI), and
wherein the second information includes information on a periodicity and an offset for monitoring a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH);
monitoring the PDCCH based on the information on the periodicity and the offset;
receiving the DCI including the information fields through the PDCCH; and
determining the TDD UL-DL configuration based on the location of the information field,
wherein the TDD UL-DL configuration is used within a pre-defined time duration starting from a current time unit where the DCI is received, and the pre-defined time duration is equal to the periodicity for monitoring the PDCCH.

US Pat. No. 11,129,161

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR BEAM INDICATION IN NEXT GENERATION WIRELESS SYSTEMS

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


1. A user equipment (UE) for a beam indication in a wireless communication system, the UE comprising:a transceiver configured to receive, from a base station (BS), downlink control information (DCI) including scheduling information for receiving a data transmission on a downlink data channel, wherein the DCI includes a transmission configuration indication (TCI) state that indicates a spatial quasi-co-location (QCL) assumption; and
a processor operably connected to the transceiver, the processor configured to:apply a spatial QCL assumption from the TCI state signaled by an N-bit TCI field included in the DCI when a time offset between the data transmission and the DCI is equal to or greater than a threshold that is pre-configured at the UE, and
apply a pre-configured spatial QCL assumption for receiving the data transmission when the time offset is less than the threshold,

wherein the transceiver is further configured to receive the data transmission based on the time offset.

US Pat. No. 11,129,160

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING DATA FRAME IN WLAN SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...


1. A method of transmitting a plurality of data units in a wireless local area network (WLAN), the method comprising:obtaining, by a station (STA), a transmission opportunity (TXOP), wherein the STA has a right to initiate frame exchange sequences during the TXOP;
transmitting, by the STA during the TXOP, a preceding data unit of the plurality of data units, wherein the preceding data unit comprises a signal field including information related to a bandwidth of the preceding data unit;
selecting, by the STA, a bandwidth of a non-initial data unit of the plurality of data units to be narrower than the bandwidth of the preceding data unit; and
transmitting, by the STA during the TXOP, the non-initial data unit, wherein the non-initial data unit comprises a signal field including information related to the bandwidth of the non-initial data unit,
wherein the preceding data unit is transmitted immediately before the non-initial data unit.

US Pat. No. 11,129,159

PROGRAMMATIC ORCHESTRATION OF CLOUD-BASED SERVICES

ServiceNow, Inc., Santa ...


1. A system comprising:a computational instance of a remote network management platform, wherein the computational instance is dedicated to a managed network, and wherein the managed network has access to computing resources of one or more remote networks;
a cloud service catalog software application with access to a particular catalog item, wherein the particular catalog item defines prospective computing resources that provide a computing function, and wherein the particular catalog item comprises a plurality of catalog item variables, and each catalog item variable of the plurality of catalog item variables comprises a plurality of configurations, wherein the cloud service catalog software application has access to a second particular catalog item, wherein the second particular catalog item defines second prospective computing resources that provide a second computing function, wherein the second particular catalog item comprises a second plurality of catalog item variables, and each catalog item variable of the second plurality of catalog item variables comprises a second plurality of configurations; and
one or more server devices disposed within the computational instance and configured to cause the cloud service catalog software application to perform operations including:obtaining a selection of the particular catalog item, wherein the selection includes, for one or more of the plurality of catalog item variables, a user-defined configuration of the plurality of configurations that: (i) associates the prospective computing resources with the one or more remote networks, and (ii) determines configuration details for the prospective computing resources,
populating a template representation, wherein the template representation includes entries for the plurality of catalog item variables,
transmitting the template representation to an infrastructure as code (IaC) server, wherein the IaC server is configured to: (i) identify, based on the entries in the template representation, target computing resources of the one or more remote networks that can perform the computing function, and (ii) provision the target computing resources onto the one or more remote networks,
receiving, from the IaC server, identification information related to the target computing resources,
obtaining a second selection of the second particular catalog item, wherein the second selection includes, for one or more of the second plurality of catalog item variables, a second user-defined configuration of the second plurality of configurations that: (i) associates the second prospective computing resources with the one or more remote networks, and (ii) determines configuration details for the second prospective computing resources,
populating a second template representation, wherein the second template representation includes entries for the second plurality of catalog item variables,
transmitting the second template representation to the IaC server, wherein the IaC server is configured to: (i) identify, based on the entries in the second template representation, second target computing resources of the one or more remote networks that can perform the second computing function, and (ii) provision the second target computing resources onto the one or more remote networks, and
receiving, from the IaC server, second identification information related to the second target computing resources.


US Pat. No. 11,129,157

METHOD FOR DETERMINING WHETHER TO CONTINUE TO DETECT DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL, TERMINAL AND BASE STATION

China Academy of Telecomm...


1. A method for determining whether to continue to detect a downlink control channel, applied to a terminal, comprising:acquiring, by the terminal, first downlink control information (DCI); and
determining, by the terminal, whether to continue to detect a downlink control channel based on the first DCI;
wherein said determining, by the terminal, whether to continue to detect the downlink control channel based on the first DCI comprises:determining, by the terminal, a first radio network temporary identity (RNTI) used for scrambling a cyclic redundancy check (CRC) of the first DCI; and
determining, by the terminal, whether to continue to detect the downlink control channel based on the first RNTI; or

wherein said determining, by the terminal, whether to continue to detect the downlink control channel based on the first DCI comprises:determining, by the terminal, a DCI format of the first DCI; and
determining, by the terminal, whether to continue to detect the downlink control channel based on a DCI format set to which the DCI format of the first DCI belongs.


US Pat. No. 11,129,156

DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL RECEPTION METHOD PERFORMED BY TERMINAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND TERMINAL USING SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...


1. A physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) reception method performed by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, allocation information for allocating a plurality of control resource sets (CORESETs), wherein the plurality of CORESETs are resources limited to some bandwidth parts in a system bandwidth of the base station in a frequency domain; and
receiving a single PDCCH through the plurality of CORESETs indicated by the allocation information,
wherein the single PDCCH is mapped through the plurality of CORESETs,
wherein each of the plurality of CORESETs comprises a plurality of control channel elements (CCEs), and
wherein a number of PDCCH candidates to which a PDCCH is allowed to be mapped is identical for each specific aggregation level of CCEs in each of the plurality of CORESETs.

US Pat. No. 11,129,154

INFORMATION EXCHANGE BETWEEN BASE STATIONS

Comcast Cable Communicati...


1. A second base station comprising:one or more processors; and
memory storing instructions that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the second base station to:determine a symbol number of a starting symbol in time of first radio resources of a first physical downlink control channel transmitted by a first base station;
determine, based on the symbol number of the starting symbol in time, second radio resources of a second physical downlink control channel of the second base station to manage overlap with the first radio resources of the first physical downlink control channel; and
transmit the second physical downlink control channel using the determined second radio resources.


US Pat. No. 11,129,153

TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MACHINE TYPE COMMUNICATION

SCA IPLA HOLDINGS INC., ...


27. A mobile terminal for communicating data in a wireless telecommunications system, wherein the mobile terminal is configured to:receive physical-layer control information received using a first group of symbols within a first system frequency bandwidth;
receive higher-layer data received using a second group of the symbols spanning a second system frequency bandwidth, wherein the number of the symbols in the second group is less than the number of the symbols available for transmitting higher-layer data to other terminal devices, and the second system frequency bandwidth is smaller than and within the first system frequency bandwidth;
process the physical-layer control information to determine an allocation of higher-layer data for the terminal device within the second group of the symbols; and
process the higher-layer data to extract the allocated higher-layer data for the terminal device from the second group of the symbols.

US Pat. No. 11,129,152

METHOD AND USER EQUIPMENT FOR RECEIVING DOWLINK CONTROL INFORMATION, AND METHOD AND BASE STATION FOR TRANSMITTING DOWLINK CONTROL INFORMATION

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...


1. A method of receiving downlink (DL) control information (DCI), the method performed by a user equipment and comprising:decoding a set of physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) candidates in a search space;
obtaining a first DCI for scheduling a second DCI from the decoded PDCCH candidates in the search space;
receiving a combined transport block through a physical DL shared channel (PDSCH) based on the first DCI;
blind decoding on a plurality of aggregation levels including an aggregation level of the second DCI;
detecting the second DCI based on the aggregation level of the second DCI; and
detecting a data transport block at a resource location other than a resource location corresponding to the second DCI,
wherein the first DCI includes information on resource blocks for the PDSCH, a modulation coding scheme (MCS) index, a transmission mode, number of antenna ports, or a precoding matrix,
wherein the combined transport block is a combination of the second DCI and a data transport block,
wherein the data transport block is rate-matched in resource for transmission of the second DCI,
wherein the aggregation level of the second DCI is determined based on an aggregation level of the PDCCH carrying the first DCI,
wherein the second DCI includes information on the aggregation level of the second DCI, and
wherein the resource location used for transmission of the second DCI is varied depending on the aggregation level of the second DCI.

US Pat. No. 11,129,151

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...


1. A method of transmitting uplink control information on a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) in a wireless communication system, the method performed by a terminal and comprising:receiving a uplink grant for the PUSCH, the uplink grant including a downlink assignment index (DAI);
generating coded symbols of hybrid automatic repeat request acknowledgement (HARQ-ACK) information; and
mapping the coded symbols of the HARQ-ACK information to an uplink resource of the PUSCH, via one of a puncturing scheme or a rate-matching scheme,
wherein which scheme is used between the puncturing scheme and the rate-matching scheme is determined based on a value of the DAI of the uplink grant.

US Pat. No. 11,129,150

SHORTENED TRANSMISSION TIME INTERVAL (STTI) CONFIGURATION FOR LOW LATENCY COMMUNICATIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method for wireless communication by a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving at least one transmission in a first transmission time interval (TTI) of a first duration configured for the UE, the first TTI assigned within a second TTI of a second duration, wherein the first duration of the first TTI is a one-symbol duration, wherein receiving the at least one transmission comprises receiving at least one of a downlink grant message or an uplink grant message for the UE in a portion of a control region of the first TTI configured for uplink grant messages for the second TTI, the downlink grant message identifying resources within the control region for receiving downlink data by the UE and the uplink grant message identifying resources for transmitting uplink data by the UE; and
processing the received at least one transmission.

US Pat. No. 11,129,149

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

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...


1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving first information and second information; and
transmitting, based on whether the first information is set true or set false, first acknowledgment/negative-acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) information and channel quality information through a first physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) format or second ACK/NACK information and the channel quality information through a second PUCCH format,
wherein the first information informs whether simultaneous transmission of the first ACK/NACK information and the channel quality information is allowed to the UE, and the second information informs whether the UE performs simultaneous transmission of the second ACK/NACK information and the channel quality information multiplexing on the second PUCCH format,
wherein based on the first information being set true and based on the first ACK/NACK information corresponding to a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) indicating downlink semi-persistent scheduling (SPS) release and a downlink assignment index (DAI) value in the PDCCH being equal to 1, the channel quality information and the first ACK/NACK information are transmitted through the first PUCCH format, and
based on the first information being set false, the second information being set true and one PUCCH resource being determined among four resources configured by a higher layer signal, and a total number of bits corresponding to the second ACK/NACK information and the channel quality information being not larger than a specific value, the second ACK/NACK information and the channel quality information are transmitted through the second PUCCH format.

US Pat. No. 11,129,148

UPLINK TRANSMISSION POWER ALLOCATION

Lenovo (Singapore) PTE. L...


1. A method comprising:receiving, by a user equipment, a configuration of a first uplink carrier and a second uplink carrier for a serving cell, wherein the first uplink carrier and the second uplink carrier are different;
determining whether a configuration parameter corresponding to at least one the first uplink carrier and the second uplink carrier for the serving cell is configured, wherein the configuration parameter comprises a physical uplink control channel configuration;
determining whether a power headroom report for the serving cell is to be based on an actual sounding reference signal transmission or a reference sounding reference signal transmission;
in response to determining that the power headroom report for the serving cell is to be based on a reference sounding reference signal transmission, selecting an uplink carrier for power headroom computation from the first uplink carrier and the second uplink carrier based on whether the configuration parameter for the first uplink carrier and the second uplink carrier is configured; and
computing the power headroom report for the serving cell based on a reference sounding reference signal transmission on the uplink carrier.

US Pat. No. 11,129,147

UPLINK SIGNAL TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...


1. A method for transmitting an uplink control signal, comprising:determining, by a terminal, a plurality of time-frequency resources for transmitting the uplink control signal in a time-domain scheduling unit; and
transmitting, by the terminal, the uplink control signal to a network device on the plurality of time-frequency resources, the uplink control signal being transmitted by use of a Cyclic Prefix-Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (CP-OFDM) waveform;
wherein the time-domain scheduling unit comprises different physical resource regions used to transmit uplink control signals of different types, and the plurality of time-frequency resources for transmitting the uplink control signal in the time-domain scheduling unit are arranged into one or more of the different physical resource regions;
the one or more physical resource regions comprise a first physical resource region for transmitting uplink control signals of the type Acknowledgement, ACK/Negative Acknowledgement (NACK) and a second physical resource region for transmitting uplink control signals of the type Channel State Information (CSI) feedback;
wherein time-frequency resources for transmitting uplink control signals of the type reference signal are configured into multiple resource groups, wherein the multiple resource group are allocated in one of the first physical resource region or the second physical resource region of the time-domain scheduling unit; wherein each resource group occupies one or more continuous time-frequency resources, the multiple resource groups are non-contiguously allocated in frequency domain of the time-domain scheduling unit, and the time-domain scheduling unit is a slot;
wherein the uplink control signal comprises multiple Acknowledgement (ACK)/Negative Acknowledgement (NACK) signals, and
when time-frequency resources for transmitting the reference signals are configured in the first physical resource region, in the first physical resource region, time-frequency resources for transmitting the multiple ACK/NACK signals and the time-frequency resources for transmitting the reference signals are not overlapped, and the time-frequency resources in a resource group for transmitting the multiple ACK/NACK signals and the time-frequency resources for transmitting the reference signals are staggered and continuously arranged in a same OFDM symbol.

US Pat. No. 11,129,146

UPLINK CONTROL INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD, TERMINAL DEVICE, AND NETWORK DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...


1. A method for uplink control information transmission, comprising:determining, by a terminal device, multiple uplink control channel elements for transmitting target uplink control information, wherein the multiple uplink control channel elements are within a same target time slot in time domain, and each of the multiple uplink control channel elements is capable of independently transmitting the uplink control information; and
transmitting, by the terminal device, in the target time slot, the same target uplink control information to a network device through each of the multiple uplink control channel elements;
wherein the uplink control channel elements are resource elements configured to carry the uplink control information;
wherein the method further comprises:
determining, by the terminal device, a resource occupied by a first uplink control channel element in the multiple uplink control channel elements; and
determining, by the terminal device, resources occupied by the other uplink control channel elements, except the first uplink control channel element, in the multiple uplink control channel elements according to the resource occupied by the first uplink control channel element.

US Pat. No. 11,128,679

REAL-TIME MEDIA STREAMS

Twilio Inc., San Francis...


1. A method comprising:receiving, by a cloud-based communication platform, an incoming communication request to establish a communication session;
executing a set of communication instructions associated with the incoming communication request, the set of communication instructions including a command to execute a real-time media stream in relation to the communication session, the command including data designating a network destination to receive the real-time media stream;
initiating the communication session between at least a first client device and a second client device; and
initiating the real-time media stream to the network destination, the real-time media stream concurrently transmitting at least a portion of the media transmitted between the first client device and the second client device to the network destination;
wherein the network destination is a computing system associated with a third-party service that provides a first service in relation to the portion of the media included in the real-time media stream;
wherein the third-party service provides output data to a computing system associated with a first account of the cloud-based communication platform, the output data having been generated by the third-party service as a result of providing the first service in relation to the portion of the media included in the real-time media stream, the communication session being facilitated by the cloud-based communication platform for the first account.

US Pat. No. 11,128,344

CHANNEL SWITCHING PROCESSING METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM, STORAGE MEDIUM, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Gree Electric Appliances,...


1. A channel switching processing method, comprising:acquiring a signal noise of a first channel which corresponds to a first power line, wherein a communication signal is transmitted on the first channel, comprising:
acquiring noise amplitudes on the first channel in real time;
selecting a noise amplitude in a predetermined time period from the acquired noise amplitudes; and
calculating a root mean square value of the noise amplitude in the predetermined time period, as the signal noise of the first channel;
comparing a magnitude of the signal noise of the first channel to a predetermined threshold; and
switching the communication signal from the first channel to a second channel which corresponds to a second power line according to a comparison result, the signal noise of the first channel is greater than a signal noise of the second channel.

US Pat. No. 11,123,673

FILTER ARRANGEMENTS; HOUSINGS; ASSEMBLIES; AND, METHODS

Donaldson Company, Inc., ...


1. An air filter cartridge comprising:(a) a filter media pack having:(i) an inlet flow end and an opposite outlet flow end; and
(ii) filter media extending between the inlet flow end and the opposite outlet flow end; and

(b) a radially outwardly directed housing seal arrangement secured to an end of the media pack;the housing seal arrangement comprising a seal member; and,
(ii) the seal member comprising a seal surface having a racetrack shape comprising opposite curved ends separated by opposite straight sides; and,

(c) a band defining an interior and having the media pack positioned therein;(i) the band located remote from the housing seal arrangement and having a first end, a second end, and two opposite sides extending between the first end and the second end;
(ii) the band having a ramp-engagable portion for engagement with an air cleaner housing ramp during installation of the filter cartridge into an air cleaner housing;
(iii) the band being permanently mounted around the filter media pack; and
(iv) the band having a projection arrangement to provide for grasping of the band during handling; the projection arrangement being in overlap with one of the band first end and the band second end and not in overlap with the other of the band first end and the band second end, and not in overlap with the two opposite band sides;(A) the projection arrangement on the band comprising a handle; and,

(v) the band being spaced from, and separate from, the housing seal arrangement.


US Pat. No. 11,129,224

INTEGRATED ACCESS BACKHAUL LINK MANAGEMENT DURING LOSS OF UPLINK SYNCHRONIZATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method for wireless communication at a relay node of a wireless communications network, comprising:identifying that a timing alignment timer for a first communication link between a parent node of the wireless communications network and the relay node has expired;
setting, in response to the timing alignment timer having expired, a transition timer for a second communication link between the relay node and at least one child node of the wireless communications network, wherein an expiration of the transition timer indicates that the relay node has lost timing synchronization with the at least one child node on the second communication link; and
operating the relay node in a transition state while the transition timer is active.