US Pat. No. 10,987,401

ADIPONECTIN PEPTIDOMIMETICS FOR TREATING OCULAR DISORDERS

Allysta Pharmaceuticals, ...

1. A method for treating dry eye in a subject in need thereof, the method comprising administering to the subject a therapeutically effective amount of a composition comprising an adiponectin peptidomimetic compound or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier to treat dry eye in the subject,wherein the adiponectin peptidomimetic compound is a compound represented by Formula I:
X-M1-SEQ ID NO:1-M2-Z  (I);
wherein SEQ ID NO: 1 is Xaa1-Ile-Pro-Xaa2-Leu-Tyr-Xaa3-Phe-Ala-Xaa4-Xaa5, wherein:
Xaa1 is Asn or a non-natural amino acid;
Xaa2 is Gly or a non-natural amino acid;
Xaa3 is Tyr or a non-natural amino acid;
Xaa4 is Tyr or a non-natural amino acid;
Xaa5 is no amino acid, ?-Ala or ?-Ala-NH2;
wherein at least one of Xaa1, Xaa2, Xaa3 or Xaa4 is a non-natural amino acid;
X is an optionally present 1-10 amino acid peptide, polymer molecule, lipophilic compound or peptide transduction domain;
Z is an optionally present 1-10 amino acid peptide, polymer molecule, lipophilic compound or peptide transduction domain;
M1 is an optionally present single bond or a linking group; and
M2 is an optionally present single bond or a linking group;
wherein, when the compound of Formula I comprises a C-terminal amino acid, said C-terminal amino acid is optionally amidated;
a derivative of the compound represented by Formula I, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt of the compound represented by Formula I.
US Pat. No. 10,989,707

METHOD FOR SCREENING FOR PLATELET PRODUCTION PROMOTERS

Kyoto University, Kyoto ...

1. Megakaryocyte cells or progenitor cells thereof in which a reporter gene is inserted into the gene locus of TUBB1.
US Pat. No. 10,988,428

PROCESS FOR THE RECOVERY OF KETONES AND GLYCOLS FROM FERMENTATION

1. A method of obtaining ketones from a fermentation process, the method comprising:collecting an off-gas and a fermented broth from a fermenter, wherein the off-gas and the fermented broth both comprise a ketone;
transferring the off-gas from the fermenter to a ketone recuperation module and the fermented broth to a fluid separating module; and
isolating the ketones from both the off-gas and the fermented broth.
US Pat. No. 10,987,404

THERAPEUTICAL TOOLS AND METHODS FOR TREATING BLINDNESS

FRIEDRICH MIESCHER INSTIT...

1. An isolated nucleic acid molecule comprising a nucleotide sequence coding in a 5? to 3? orientation for:(a) a red cone opsin promoter; and
(b) a Natronomas pharaonis (NpHR) hyperpolarizing light-gated ion channel or pump gene or a light-active fragment of the gene; or a sequence complementary to the nucleotide sequence.
US Pat. No. 10,987,660

HEXAALUMINATE-COMPRISING CATALYST FOR THE REFORMING OF HYDROCARBONS AND A REFORMING PROCESS

BASF SE

1. A process for preparing a hexaaluminate-comprising catalyst, the process comprising:(i) contacting a finely divided aluminum oxide source, a metal salt which comprises at least a soluble or fusible cobalt- species, and a metal salt which comprises at least a soluble or fusible lanthanum-comprising species, wherein said finely divided aluminum oxide source is in the form of a solid,
(ii) mixing the aluminum oxide source and the metal salt, to obtain a mixture,
wherein at least one of the metal salts in (i) are in the form of a metal salt solution or following said mixing (ii) a liquid is added to said mixture,
(iii) drying the mixture,
(iv) low-temperature calcination of the mixture,
(v) molding or shaping, and
(vi) high-temperature calcination,
wherein cobalt is incorporated into said hexaaluminate-comprising catalyst and said hexaaluminate-comprising catalyst comprises from 70 to 90 mol% aluminum, from 2 to 15 mol% cobalt, and from a total content of 2 to 25 mol% of La and at least one further element selected from the group consisting of Ba and Sr.
US Pat. No. 10,989,709

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DETECTION OF TARGET AND APPLICATIONS THEREOF

CYTIVA SWEDEN AB, Uppsal...

1. A method for reversible detection of a target using a target detection system, comprising:immobilizing one or more binding elements on a sensor surface;
contacting a sample comprising an unknown concentration of the target to the binding elements on the sensor surface to form a binding element-target complex in a target-binding event, the target and binding element having a consistent binding affinity over at least 100 bind/release cycles, wherein the consistent binding affinity (Kd) is within ±0.1 nM standard deviation;
detecting the target-binding event with a detector to generate a detection signal;
eluting the target from the binding element-target complex in an elution event;
applying a regeneration solution to complete removal of the target from the binding element-target complex in a regeneration event;
determining a number of the target-binding event, the elution event, regeneration event or combinations thereof using a counter of the target detection system, the number representing a count of the target-binding event, the elution event, regeneration event or combinations thereof since the beginning of usage of the sensor surface; and
applying a correction to the detection signal based on a global fit calculated for each of the number of the target-binding event, the elution event, the regeneration event or combinations thereof during the reversible detection of the target over at least 100 bind/release cycles.
US Pat. No. 10,987,405

METHOD OF REDUCING FORMATION OF ETANERCEPT AGGREGATES OR FRAGMENTS

Coherus BioSciences, Inc....

1. A method of reducing formation of etanercept aggregates or fragments in a composition comprising combining about 50 mg/mL etanercept with about 1% (w/v) sucrose, 0.26% (w/v) to 2% (w/v) mannitol or lysine; and less than 50 mM NaCl in an aqueous pharmaceutical composition having a pH of about 6.0 to 6.6, wherein the aqueous pharmaceutical composition comprises a citrate buffer, the composition is free of arginine and cysteine, the composition has at least 90 wt. % correctly folded etanercept, the composition has less than 1 wt. % aggregates of etanercept, and wherein the combination of said sucrose and said mannitol or lysine stabilizes said etanercept in said aqueous pharmaceutical composition, wherein the composition has an osmolality from about 180 to about 420 mOsM, and wherein the etanercept is prepared by a mixed mode cation exchange chromatography and mixed mode anion exchange chromatography method resulting in less than 1 wt % aggregates of etanercept.
US Pat. No. 10,987,661

ALLOYED ZEOLITE CATALYST COMPONENT, METHOD FOR MAKING AND CATALYTIC APPLICATION THEREOF

AMG Chemistry and Catalys...

1. A process, comprising(a) feeding particles of a mixed waste plastic, plasma, and a solid catalyst component into a non-thermal catalytic plasma reactor, the solid catalyst component comprising (I) a zeolite and (ii) alloyed metals comprising at least one noble metal alloyed with at least one transitional metal;
(b) heating the particles of the mixed waste plastic and the solid catalyst component at a temperature effective to produce a coarse filler, inorganic components, coke, a volatile organic component, and a spent catalyst component;
(c) withdrawing a first stream comprising the volatile organic component from the reactor;
(d) withdrawing a second stream comprising the spent catalyst component, the coke, the coarse filler and the inorganic components from the reactor;
(e) heating the second stream in a regenerator in the presence of oxygen, air, or a blend of oxygen with an inert gas at a temperature effective to convert the coke to a mixture of carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and water, and to regenerate the solid catalyst component; and
(f) separating the regenerated solid catalyst component from the coarse filler and the inorganic components.
US Pat. No. 10,988,430

CONTINUOUS PROCESS FOR THE CONVERSION OF OLEFINS AND CARBON DIOXIDE TO ACRYLATES VIA SOLUTION PHASE REACTOR

1. A continuous process for producing an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid or salt thereof, the process comprising(a) in a first stage, contacting (i) a Group 8-10 transition metal precursor compound comprising at least one first ligand, (ii) optionally, at least one second ligand, (iii) an olefin, (iv) carbon dioxide (CO2), and (v) a diluent to form a first composition;
(b) in a second stage, contacting a polyanionic solid with associated cations with the first composition to form a second composition, wherein (i) the polyanionic solid with associated cations comprises a chemically-treated solid oxide comprising at least one solid oxide that has been treated with at least one electron withdrawing anion, (ii) the at least one solid oxide comprises silica, alumina, silica-alumina, silica-coated alumina, mullite, or any combination thereof, and (iii) the at least one electron withdrawing anion comprises fluoride, chloride, phosphate, triflate, sulfate, bisulfate, fluorosulfate, or any combination thereof; and
(c) in a third stage, (i) contacting the second composition with a polar solvent to release a metal salt of an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid and form a reacted solid; and (ii) contacting the reacted solid with a metal-containing base to produce a regenerated polyanionic solid with associated cations.

US Pat. No. 10,993,361

SETUP SUPPORT DEVICE

FUJI CORPORATION, Chiryu...

1. A setup support device applied to a component mounter for producing multiple types of board products by performing various multiple production jobs for mounting electronic components on a circuit board, the setup support device comprising:a memory configured to store a production schedule indicating an execution order of the production jobs as a production order of multiple types of the board products and a setup list indicating one or multiple of the production jobs selected as a setup target for enabling production of the production jobs by the component mounter among the multiple production jobs included in the production schedule; and
a processor configured to:
edit a setup with respect to the component mounter so as to increase or decrease the production jobs included in the setup list to create an edited setup list in response to a request from an operator who performs the setup or a change in the production schedule, and
guide the operator to perform the setup of the production jobs based on the edited setup list, wherein
the setup includes replenishment processing of an exchangeable element that is exchangeably set on the component mounter,
the processor is configured to issue guidance for the replenishment of the exchangeable element based on the setup list, and in a case in which the setup list is edited, or in a case in which a portion of the production jobs of the production schedule are completed, issue guidance for collection of the exchangeable element based on the setup list, and
the processor is configured to guide the operator by displaying content of the setup on a display.

US Pat. No. 10,993,360

ASSEMBLY SYSTEM

Tyco Electronics (Shangha...

1. An assembly system, comprising:a fixing device configured to fix a housing; and
a pressing mechanism adapted to assemble a contact into the housing and including a fixing block having a contact guiding slot adapted to receive the contact therein and a movable block movably mounted on the fixing block and adapted to press the contact downward, the movable block is moved downward to press the contact received in the contact guiding slot into a contact installation slot of the housing in a condition in which the contact guiding slot of the fixing block is aligned with the contact installation slot of the housing.

US Pat. No. 10,993,359

COMPONENT MOUNTER, REEL HOLDING DEVICE

YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIK...

1. A component mounter comprising:a reel holder including a reel supporting member that supports an axle against a force of gravity and has an abutting part that supports a reel, form a discharge opening having a width that allows the axle of the reel to be discharged through the discharge opening, and abut on carrier tape that is wound around the axle and accommodates a component; and
a tape supplier that pulls out the carrier tape from the reel held by the reel holder and feeds the carrier tape to a predetermined component supplying position, wherein
the axle, which displaces under the force of gravity with decreasing amount of the carrier tape wound around the axle by pulling the carrier tape from the reel, is guided to the discharge opening by the reel supporting member,
the width of the discharge opening is equal to or more than the outer diameter of the axle, and
the reel holder discharges the axle that has no carrier tape and reaches the discharge opening through the discharge opening under a weight of the axle.

US Pat. No. 10,993,357

COMPONENT MOUNTER, REEL HOLDING DEVICE

YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIK...

1. A component mounter, comprising:a reel holder configured to hold a reel on which a carrier tape accommodating components is wound;
a tape supplier configured to feed the carrier tape withdrawn from the reel held by the reel holder to a predetermined component supplying position; and
a mounting head configured to perform component mounting of taking out the component supplied to the component supplying position by the tape supplier from the carrier tape and mounting the component on a board;
the reel holder including:
a first reel support configured to support the reel on which the carrier tape, withdrawn by the tape supplier in a component mounting being performed, is wound;
a second reel support configured to support the reel on which the carrier tape, planned to be withdrawn by the tape supplier in a next component mounting, is wound; and
a reel guide configured to guide the reel moving from the second reel support to the first reel support by receiving a force acting toward the first reel support when the force acts on the reel supported on the second reel support,
wherein the reel guide is located between the first reel support and the second reel support.

US Pat. No. 10,993,356

SIGNAL TRANSMISSION CABLE

Hitachi Metals, Ltd., To...

1. A signal transmission cable comprising:a signal line;
an insulation layer covering the signal line; and
a shield layer covering the insulation layer,
wherein a first oxygen amount A1 on an outer peripheral surface of the insulation layer is 1.2 times or greater than a second oxygen amount A2 inside the insulation layer.

US Pat. No. 10,993,355

GROUND STRAP AND METHOD OF GROUNDING A PLURALITY OF ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE MEMBERS THEREWITH

Federal-Mogul Powertrain ...

1. A ground strap assembly for grounding an electrical member against at least one of electromagnetic interference (EMI), radio frequency interference (RFI) or electrostatic discharge (ESD), comprising:a flat wall having opposite edges extending along a lengthwise direction between opposite ends, said wall being formed from a plurality of interlaced filaments, at least some of said plurality of interlaced filaments including a plurality of electrically conductive filaments interlaced in electrical communication with one another; and
at least one elongate fixation member piercing through said plurality of interlaced filaments of said wall and being configured to maintain said wall in electrical communication with the electrical member,
wherein said at least one elongate fixation member is configured to maintain said flat wall in substantially tangential abutment with the electrical member and in electrical communication with the electrical member.

US Pat. No. 10,993,353

FAN CONTROLLED AMBIENT AIR COOLING OF EQUIPMENT IN A CONTROLLED AIRFLOW ENVIRONMENT

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. A system comprising:an enclosure defining a controlled airflow environment isolated from an exterior environment such that controlled air in the controlled airflow environment is isolated from ambient air outside the controlled airflow environment and the controlled air is treated by an air conditioner;
ductwork defining an interior channel exposed to the ambient air via an intake opening and an exhaust opening and isolated from the controlled airflow environment such that the ambient air in the interior channel is isolated from the controlled air inside the controlled airflow environment;
a passive heat exchanger connected to equipment within the controlled airflow environment and extending into the interior channel of the ductwork to exchange heat between the equipment and the ambient air in the ductwork such that the ambient air does not come into direct contact with the equipment; and
a fan to flow the ambient air through the ductwork, the fan connected to the equipment to allow the equipment to control the operation of the fan based, in part, on a temperature of the equipment,
wherein cooling of the equipment is performed utilizing both of the controlled air from the controlled airflow environment and the ambient air flowing through the ductwork.

US Pat. No. 10,993,352

THERMAL TRANSFER DEVICE FOR A PLUGGABLE MODULE ASSEMBLY

TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATI...

1. A pluggable module assembly comprising:a housing having a top wall, a bottom wall and sidewalls between the top wall and the bottom wall, the housing forming a cavity holding a module circuit board therein, the module circuit board having an electrical component mounted to a surface of the module circuit board, the top wall having an opening above the cavity aligned with the electrical component mounted to the module circuit board; and
a thermal transfer device separate and discrete from the housing, the thermal transfer device being received in the opening of the top wall and extending into the cavity of the housing into direct thermal communication with the electrical component mounted to the module circuit board, wherein the thermal transfer device transfers heat from the electrical component mounted to the module circuit board to an upper thermal interface, the thermal transfer device including fins separated by channels at the upper thermal interface such that the upper thermal interface is non-planar, the upper thermal interface being exposed from above the housing for interfacing with an external heat sink for transferring heat from the thermal transfer device, wherein the thermal transfer device includes an upper member defining the upper thermal interface and a lower member having a lower thermal interface configured to interface with the electrical component mounted to the module circuit board, the upper member being in thermal communication with the lower member and transferring heat from the lower member to the external heat sink, and wherein the upper member includes a plurality of upper plates arranged in a stacked arrangement, the upper plates forming the fins, the lower member including a plurality of lower plates arranged in a stacked arrangement, the upper plates and the lower plates being interleaved at a thermal transfer device interface.

US Pat. No. 10,993,351

ONE MIXED HEAT SINK FINS FOR BETTER THERMAL DISSIPATION USED ON ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS

Harman International Indu...

1. A heat-dissipation device for an electronic device, comprising:an airflow channel having a longitudinal direction;
an airflow source located in the airflow channel;
a plurality of elongated heat-dissipation fins arranged in the airflow channel;
a first row of heat-dissipation flow-guiding devices comprising a first plurality of heat-dissipation flow-guiding devices, the first plurality of heat-dissipation flow-guiding devices being arranged in the longitudinal direction in a central position in the airflow channel and located between the airflow source and the plurality of elongated heat-dissipation fins; and
a second row of heat-dissipation flow-guiding devices comprising a second plurality of heat-dissipation flow-guiding devices, the second plurality of heat-dissipation flow-guiding devices being arranged in the longitudinal direction of the airflow channel between the first row and a side wall of the airflow channel and between the airflow source and the plurality of elongated heat-dissipation fins,
wherein:
a first heat-dissipation flow-guiding device of the first plurality of heat-dissipation flow-guiding devices that is located closest to the airflow source is located a first longitudinal distance in the longitudinal direction from the airflow source,
a second heat-dissipation flow-guiding device of the second plurality heat-dissipation flow-guiding devices that is located closest to the airflow source is located a second longitudinal distance in the longitudinal direction from the airflow source,
the first longitudinal distance is shorter than the second longitudinal distance; and
a first length of the first heat-dissipation flow-guiding device in the longitudinal direction and a second length of the second heat-dissipation flow-guiding device in the longitudinal direction are a same length.

US Pat. No. 10,993,350

SLIDE RAIL MECHANISM AND SUPPORTING ASSEMBLY THEREOF

King Slide Works Co., Ltd...

1. A slide rail mechanism, comprising:a first slide rail assembly comprising a first rail, a second rail and a third rail movably mounted between the first rail and the second rail, and the second rail being longitudinally movable relative to the first rail, wherein the second rail of the first slide rail assembly is arranged with a first mounting device;
a second slide rail assembly comprising a first rail, a second rail and a third rail movably mounted between the first rail and the second rail of the second slide rail assembly, wherein the second rail of the second slide rail assembly is arranged with a second mounting device; and
a supporting assembly comprising a supporting member, a first connecting device arranged on the supporting member and a second connecting device arranged on the supporting member, wherein the first connecting device and the second connecting device are configured to be detachably connected to the first mounting device and the second mounting device respectively;
wherein one of the first mounting device and the first connecting device comprises at least one engaging feature, and the other one of the first mounting device and the first connecting device comprises an engaging member configured to be engaged with the at least one engaging feature;
wherein the at least one engaging feature comprises a first engaging feature, a second engaging feature and a third engaging feature, and the engaging member comprises an engaging part configured to be selectively engaged with one of the first engaging feature, the second engaging feature and the third engaging feature;
wherein the slide rail mechanism further comprises a connecting base; wherein the engaging member further comprises an operating part and a connecting part, the connecting part is located between the operating part and the engaging part, and the connecting part is connected to the connecting base.

US Pat. No. 10,993,349

DISTRIBUTABLE MODULAR CHASSIS

Legrand AV Inc., Fairfie...

1. A power distribution system mountable to a structure for providing power, data and/or signal, the system comprising:an elongated power chassis adapted to be mounted to the structure, the chassis having a plurality of side walls with an open channel formed on one side, at least one line buss mounted on the inside of at least one sidewall of the chassis, the line buss configured to be connected to a power source for providing AC power; and
a plurality of power modules configured to removably mount to the chassis and receive power/data/signals from the chassis, each module comprising:
an enclosed housing having a plurality of walls including a front wall, a rear wall opposite from the front wall, two opposed side walls connecting the front wall to the rear wall, and end walls at opposite ends of the housing, the front wall including one or more openings, at least one outlet port is mounted to the housing and accessible through each opening for connection with external devices to supply electrical communication from the chassis to the external device;
electrical circuitry mounted within the housing for converting or transmitting power, data or communication signals to the at least one outlet port; and
at least one line connection protruding out from at least one of the side walls or rear wall, the at least one line connection located on the side wall or rear wall so as to come into contact with one of the associated busses in the chassis when the module is attached to the chassis; and
wherein the module includes additional connectors for supplying data or signals to a second module mounted to the chassis adjacent to the module.

US Pat. No. 10,993,348

SERVER CHASSIS

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A server chassis, comprising:a main casing, comprising a lateral plate;
a support, fixed to the lateral plate, and having an assembling channel recessed from an edge and an engaging slot located at an end of the assembling channel;
a hard disk bracket, detachably disposed on the support, and having a first surface facing the support; and
a retractable engaging member, penetrating through the hard disk bracket, and comprising a first base, an engaging portion movably penetrating through the first base, a button linked to the engaging portion and a first elastic member located between the button and the engaging portion, wherein the button and the engaging portion are protruded from two opposite ends of the first base, the engaging portion is retractably protruded from the first surface of the hard disk bracket, and the engaging portion of the retractable engaging member is adapted to move in or out of the engaging slot along an edge of the assembling channel of the support.

US Pat. No. 10,993,347

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND TILED ELECTRONIC SYSTEM COMPRISING THE SAME

Innolux Corporation, Mia...

1. An electronic device used for coupling to another electronic device in a side by side manner, comprising:a first substrate having a first top surface, a first bottom surface opposite to the first top surface and a first side surface connecting to the first top surface and the first bottom surface;
a first signal line formed on the first top surface;
a plurality of first electronic elements electrically connected to the first signal line;
a first conductive pattern formed on the first top surface, the first bottom surface and the first side surface, and electrically connected to the first signal line;
a first circuit board electrically connected to the first conductive pattern at the first bottom surface; and
an insulating layer formed on the first signal line, wherein the first conductive pattern is electrically connected to the first signal line through a conductive element disposed in a via of the insulating layer;
wherein the first conductive pattern at least covers a top surface of the insulating layer closing to the first side surface and a side surface of the insulating layer.

US Pat. No. 10,993,345

PERIPHERAL STORAGE CARD WITH OFFSET SLOT ALIGNMENT

Liqid Inc., Broomfield, ...

1. An assembly, comprising:the first circuit board comprising at least a first storage device connector on a first side, and at least a second storage device connector on a second side;
a second circuit board comprising a connector insertable into an add-in card slot connector of a host system and configured to carry communications of the add-in card slot connector to the first circuit board;
communication switch circuitry communicatively coupled to at least the communications, the first storage device connector and the second storage device connector; and
an offset element configured to generally align the first circuit board with a centerline of a slot cover opening of the host system based on the second circuit board inserted into the add-in card slot connector.

US Pat. No. 10,993,344

CONNECTION STRUCTURE AND ASSEMBLY

FANUC CORPORATION, Yaman...

1. A connection structure configured to connect a printed board having formed therein a through hole with an installation object which is arranged at a distance from a first surface of the printed board, comprising:a support column member extending in one direction from one end to an opposite end, with the one end attached to the installation object and the opposite end having formed therein a screw hole, the support column member being configured to be non-insertable into the through hole;
a surrounding member provided on the first surface of the printed board and configured to surround an opening of the through hole and to allow the opposite end of the support column member to be inserted into the surrounding member; and
a fastener configured to fix the support column member to the printed board by being screw-engaged into the screw hole of the support column member inserted into the surrounding member, from a second surface side opposite to the first surface of the printed board.

US Pat. No. 10,993,343

SEALING STRUCTURE

KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RI...

1. A sealing structure comprising:a pressed wall;
a pressing wall that presses the pressed wall; and
a sealing member that includes a sealing plate and an annular sealing loop, wherein the annular sealing loop is integrated with the circumference of the sealing plate and seals a gap between the pressed wall and the pressing wall, wherein
the pressed wall and the pressing wall are coupled to each other in an orthogonal direction that is orthogonal to an opposing direction in which the pressed wall and the pressing wall are opposed toward each other so that the annular sealing loop is kept in a state held between the pressed wall and the pressing wall, wherein
the annular sealing loop includes a first inclined surface that is inclined relative to the orthogonal direction,
the first inclined surface is pressed by the pressing wall in an orthogonal direction to the first inclined surface to press the annular sealing loop in at least the opposing direction, and
a distal end of the pressing wall contacts an upper surface of the sealing plate.

US Pat. No. 10,993,341

ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING WINDOW

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. An electronic device comprising:a housing including:
a front structure and a rear structure attached to each other,
the front structure including a first plate facing a first direction and a side plate extending from the first plate, the first plate having a first thickness, the side plate having second thickness larger than the first thickness, the side plate including a first surface facing a peripheral portion of the rear structure,
the rear structure including a second plate facing a second direction opposite the first direction and a second surface facing the first surface, wherein the first surface is facing a third direction, the second surface is facing a fourth direction, and wherein the third and the fourth directions are different from the first and second directions, respectively; and
a touch screen display having at least a part exposed through at least a part of the first plate,
wherein the rear structure include a first part that forms two end-portion areas in the second plate, and a second part arranged to extend from the first part, the second part includes protrusions protruding in the first direction, and
wherein the first part and the protrusions of the second part are arranged to form recesses that receive at least portions of the side plate.

US Pat. No. 10,993,340

WATERPROOF CARD HOLDER AND METAL CASING

SHENZHEN EVERWIN PRECISIO...

1. A waterproof card holder, comprising:a card holder frame;
a cover plate located at a top of the card holder frame;
a sleeve integrated with and extending from an inner side of the cover plate, including a through-hole penetrating through the sleeve and the cover plate, wherein the sleeve comprises a sleeve body, a first opening and a second opening, the first opening and the second opening being disposed at two ends of the sleeve body, respectively; and
a waterproof mechanism accommodated in the sleeve, wherein the waterproof mechanism comprises a first end portion limited to be inside the sleeve, a second end portion having an outer diameter smaller than that of the first end portion, and a waterproof ring sleeved on a periphery of the first end portion, wherein the waterproof ring and the sleeve form a sliding sealing structure therebetween, the first end portion is limited to be only movable within a stroke between the first opening and the second opening, and the second end portion is capable of passing through the first opening to be in contact with a card retracting mechanism;
wherein the first opening has an inner diameter smaller than an outer diameter of the first end portion; a first blocking slope is formed at a junction between the first end portion and the second end portion; and a second blocking slope, corresponding to and cooperating with the first blocking slope, is formed on a side of the first opening facing the second opening; and
wherein the sleeve has an axis, the through hole is aligned with the axis, and the first blocking slope and the second blocking slope are each at an oblique angle relative to the axis.

US Pat. No. 10,993,339

DEVICES AND ACCESSORIES EMPLOYING A LIVING HINGE

GUI GLOBAL PRODUCTS, LTD....

1. A system comprising:a first electronic component having a view screen, and
a first living hinge formed in a continuous material defining at least a first module and a second module separated by the first living hinge;wherein:the first electronic component comprises a second magnet,
a first magnet is located along the first module and a third magnet is located along the second module; and
both the first and second modules are configured to be magnetically and removably attached to the first electronic component.

US Pat. No. 10,993,338

FLEXIBLE DISPLAY DEVICE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A flexible display device, comprising:a first body;
a second body;
a flexible display unit arranged on a surface of the first body and the second body; and
a hinge unit connecting the first body and the second body to each other such that the first body and the second body can be folded and unfolded with respect to each other,
wherein the hinge unit includes a plurality of hinge segments such that in a folding state of the flexible display unit, the second body is arranged to cover a rear surface of the first body as an interval between the hinge segments is increased, and in an unfolded state of the flexible display unit, the first body and the second body are arranged in parallel with the interval between the hinge segments being decreased,
wherein a rear plate is coupled to a rear surface of the flexible display unit, and is configured to support the flexible display unit,
wherein the rear plate includes:
mounting portions extended in one direction, and recessed to couple the rear surface of the flexible display unit and
transformation portions having a plurality of extension bars arranged in parallel so as to cross the mounting portions, and being transformed in correspondence to the flexible display unit, and
wherein the mounting portions placed on both sides are connected by the transformation portions placed between the mounting portions.

US Pat. No. 10,993,337

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG Display Co., Ltd., Se...

1. A display apparatus, comprising:a display panel configured to display an image;
a first back cover at a rear surface of the display panel and supporting the display panel;
a roller configured to wind or unwind the display panel;
an adhesive part between the display panel and the first back cover, and fixed to the roller; and
a bottom cover fixed to the roller,
wherein the roller has a flat surface to which the bottom cover is fixed, and the adhesive part is connected between the bottom cover and the flat surface of the roller,
wherein the bottom cover has a plurality of protrusions, at least one of the protrusions having a curved outer peripheral surface, and
wherein the adhesive part has a plurality of through-holes configured to accommodate the plurality of protrusions of the bottom cover with the adhesive part wound around the roller at least once.

US Pat. No. 10,993,336

USER INTERFACE MODULE FOR A BUILDING CONTROL SYSTEM WITH AN INTERCHANGEABLE MOUNTING BASE

Honeywell International I...

1. A user interface assembly for a building control system, the user interface assembly comprising:a user interface module including a housing that houses a display, wherein the user interface module is configured to be operatively connected to one or more building control devices of the building control system and provide a user interface for the one or more building control devices;
a mounting base for mounting the user interface module, the mounting base having a first side configured to mount the mounting base to a mounting surface comprising a DIN rail and a second opposing side configured to mount the user interface module to the mounting base in order to releasably secure the user interface module to the mounting base and thus releasably secure the user interface module relative to the DIN rail; and
wherein the mounting base is configured to allow the second side, and thus the user interface module, to be pivoted between a first orientation in which the user interface module is tilted upward relative to the DIN rail to accommodate mounting below a user's eye level and a second orientation in which the user interface module is tilted downward relative to the DIN rail to accommodate mounting above the user's eye level.

US Pat. No. 10,993,335

CLAMPING DEVICE FOR PROTECTION CASING OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE

The Joy Factory, Inc., I...

1. A clamping device for a protection casing of an electronic device; the clamping device serving to clamp a protection casing for receiving an electronic device; wherein the protection casing includes an upper cover for covering an upper side of the electronic device and a lower cover for covering a lower side of the electronic device; and in assembly state, the upper cover is connected to the lower cover and thus the electronic device is enclosed therein; the clamping device comprising:an upper clamping frame for clamping the protection casing at an upper side thereof;
a lower clamping frame for clamping the protection casing at a lower side thereof; and
a combining structure arranged on lateral sides of the upper clamping frame and the lower clamping frame; the combining structure serving to combine the upper clamping frame and the lower clamping frame so that the upper clamping frame and the lower clamping frame clamp the protection casing tightly and thus the protection casing retains its function for a long time;
wherein the combining structure includes at least one connection unit for connecting the upper clamping frame with the lower clamping frame;
and at least one side of each of the upper clamping frame and the lower clamping frame is arranged with the connection unit;
wherein the at least one connection unit includes a plurality of upper connecting sheets connecting to the upper clamping frame, and a plurality of lower connecting sheets connecting to the lower clamping frame; each of the upper connecting sheets and the upper clamping frame are formed as an integral structure; each of the lower connecting sheets and the lower clamping frame are formed as an integral structure; each of the lower connecting sheets has positioned to a position corresponding to that of each of the upper connecting sheets; and
wherein the upper connecting sheets include two upper lateral connecting sheets and an upper rear connecting sheet; and the lower connecting sheets include two lower lateral connecting sheets and a lower rear connecting sheet.

US Pat. No. 10,993,334

METHODS FOR LASER WELDING LAYERS OF CIRCUITRY PATTERN IN THE REEL-TO-REEL FABRICATION OF FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUITS

Manaflex, LLC, Waikoloa,...

1. A method of layering a first layer of circuitry pattern to a second layer of circuitry pattern during manufacturing of a multilayer flexible printed circuit in a reel-to-reel machine, the method comprising:providing the reel-to-reel machine having a laser scanner;
passing said first layer of circuitry pattern reel-to-reel into the reel-to-reel machine;
passing the second layer of circuitry pattern reel-to-reel into the reel-to-reel machine;
placing a layer of dielectric sheet material between said first layer and said second layer of circuitry pattern while said first layer and said second layer of circuitry pattern are in motion from reel-to-reel;
simultaneously passing the first layer, second layer, and the dielectric sheet material under the laser scanner in the reel-to-reel machine to irradiate a laser beam on a predetermined portion of the first layer of circuitry pattern to weld said first and second layers of circuitry patterns together; and
providing a rotary die and an anvil as part of the reel-to-reel machine, feeding the first layer of circuitry pattern and the second layer of circuitry pattern simultaneously between the rotary die and the anvil in the reel-to-reel machine, wherein the rotary die with protruding features debosses a predetermined portion of the first layer of circuitry pattern with sufficient pressure to deform the predetermined portion into closer proximity to the second layer of circuitry pattern.

US Pat. No. 10,993,333

METHODS OF MANUFACTURING ULTRA THIN DIELECTRIC PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS WITH THIN LAMINATES

SANMINA CORPORATION, San...

1. A method, comprising:removably coupling a first side of a first conductive layer to a disposable base;
laminating a first ultra-thin dielectric layer and a second conductive layer to a second side of the first conductive layer, where the first ultra-thin dielectric layer is positioned between the first and second conductive layers and in direct contact with the first and second conductive layers across the entirety of the first and second conductive layers, and the first ultra-thin dielectric layer is thinner than the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer;
patterning the second conductive layer;
filling the patterned second conductive layer with a dielectric filler;
coupling at least one additional conductive layer and at least one additional ultra-thin dielectric layer to the second conductive layer; and
detaching the disposable base from the first conductive layer.

US Pat. No. 10,993,329

BOARD JOINT STRUCTURE

MURATA MANUFACTURING CO.,...

1. A board joint structure comprising:a board; and
a mounting board; wherein
the board includes:
a first insulating substrate including a first main surface;
a first electrode pad provided on the first main surface;
a first resist film provided on the first main surface and located closer to the first electrode pad than any conductor provided on the first main surface; and
a plurality of reinforcing electrode pads provided on the first main surface;
the first resist film is spaced away from the first electrode pad with a gap provided between the first resist film and the first electrode pad and is thicker than the first electrode pad;
the mounting board includes:
a second insulating substrate including a second main surface;
a second electrode pad provided on the second main surface; and
a plurality of reinforcing electrode pads provided on the second main surface;
the first main surface faces the second main surface with the first resist film interposed between the first main surface and the second main surface;
the first electrode pad and the second electrode pad are joined together with a conductive joint material;
the first electrode pad is provided between the plurality of reinforcing electrode pads provided on the first main surface along an X-axis in plan view of the first main surface and between the plurality of reinforcing electrode pads provided on the first main surface along a Y-axis in plan view of the first main surface; and
the second electrode pad is provided between the plurality of reinforcing electrode pads provided on the second main surface along the X-axis in plan view of the second main surface and between the plurality of reinforcing electrode pads provided on the second main surface along the Y-axis in plan view of the second main surface.

US Pat. No. 10,993,326

SECURING MECHANISM FOR USE WITH PROCESSOR MODULE

FUDING PRECISION COMPONEN...

1. An electrical assembly comprising:a PCB (printed circuit board) forming opposite top surface and bottom surface in a vertical direction;
an electrical connector mounted upon the top surface;
a CPU (Central Processing Unit) located upon the electrical connector;
a fastening device mounted upon the top surface beside the electrical connector to sandwich a heat sink between the fastening device and the CPU;
a back plate positioned upon the bottom surface;
a case intimately positioned under the back plate; wherein
the back plate forms a thickened part and the case forms a recessed region to receive the thickened part therein.

US Pat. No. 10,993,320

POPULATION OF METAL OXIDE NANOSHEETS, PREPARATION METHOD THEREOF, AND ELECTRICAL CONDUCTOR AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. An electronic device comprising:a substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface;
a first conductive layer having a third surface and a fourth surface opposite to the third surface and comprising a plurality of layered metal oxide nanosheets, the first conductive layer being disposed on the substrate so that the third surface of the first conductive layer faces the first surface of the substrate; and
a second conductive layer disposed on the substrate and comprising an electrically conductive metal nanowire,
wherein adjacent metal oxide nanosheets of the plurality of metal oxide nanosheets contact to provide an electrically conductive path between the contacting metal oxide nanosheets,
wherein the metal oxide nanosheets of the plurality of metal oxide nanosheets comprise an oxide of Re, Os, Ru, Ta, Ir, W, Ga, Mo, In, Cr, Rh, Mn, Co, Fe, or a combination thereof, and
wherein the plurality of metal oxide nanosheets have an average lateral dimension of greater than or equal to about 1.1 micrometers, and
wherein the first conductive layer has a sheet resistance of less than or equal to about 33000 ohms per square.

US Pat. No. 10,993,319

CHIP PACKAGE AND CIRCUIT BOARD THEREOF

CHIPBOND TECHNOLOGY CORPO...

1. A circuit board, comprising:a substrate having a surface, a chip mounting area, an underfill covering area and a circuit forming area are defined on the surface, the underfill covering area is located between the chip mounting area and the circuit forming area, the chip mounting area at least has a first edge and a second edge that are adjacent to one another;
a plurality of circuit lines formed on the surface and each including an inner lead, a first line fragment and a second line fragment, the first line fragment is located between the inner lead and the second line fragment, the inner lead is located on the chip mounting area, the first line fragment is located on the underfill covering area, and the second line fragment is located on the circuit forming area; and
a solder resist layer covering the circuit forming area and the second line fragment of each of the plurality of circuit lines and exposing the chip mounting area, the underfill covering area, the inner lead and the first line fragment of each of the plurality of circuit lines, the solder resist layer at least has a third edge and a fourth edge that are adjacent to one another, the third edge corresponds to the first edge, the fourth edge corresponds to the second edge, a first axis extends along the first edge to intersect the fourth edge at a first intersection point, a second axis extends along the second edge to intersect the third edge at a second intersection point, the first axis intersects the second axis at a third intersection point, a third axis extends along the third edge, a fourth axis extends along the fourth edge to intersect the third axis at a fourth intersection point, a first sub-area is defined by connecting the first, second and third intersection points and is a part of the underfill covering area and is located at a corner of the underfill covering area, a second sub-area is defined by connecting the first, second and fourth intersection points, the solder resist layer covers the second sub-area, and the solder resist layer located on the second sub-area has a second surface area greater than or equal to a first surface area of the first sub-area.

US Pat. No. 10,993,318

FLEXIBLE POLYMERIC FILM INCLUDING REINFORCEMENT LAYER

Nova Engineering Films, I...

1. A flexible polymeric film comprising:a reinforcement layer comprising:
a lamella having a surface, and
a plurality of first columns on the surface of the lamella, each of the plurality of first columns separated from a neighboring first column by a gap and extending in a direction, and
a plurality of second columns having a reverse shape of the plurality of first columns, each of the plurality of second columns arranged below the gaps between two first columns for reducing optical distortions caused by the plurality of first columns; and
a base layer coupled to the plurality of columns and portions of the surface of the lamella in gaps between the plurality of columns, the base layer less rigid than the reinforcement layer.

US Pat. No. 10,993,316

PROTECTIVE FILM OF CONDUCTIVE ADHESIVE, CIRCUIT BOARD, AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING DISPLAY DEVICE

BOE (HEBEI) MOBILE DISPLA...

1. A circuit board; comprising:a substrate,
a conductive pattern on the substrate;
a conductive adhesive on the conductive pattern;
a protective film on the conductive adhesive; and
a light-shielding film on the protective film;
wherein
the conductive pattern is configured to, after the protective film and the light-shielding film are removed, be connected to an electrostatic discharge structure to release static charges;
the protective film comprises a basic material layer, and a photoinduced peelable adhesive arranged on a first surface of the basic material layer, wherein the photoinduced peelable adhesive is located between the basic material layer and the substrate, and has a low adhesive force in the exposure of light with a first wavelength; and
the photoinduced peelable adhesive is arranged in a peripheral area of the conductive adhesive,
the light-shielding film is arranged on a second surface of the basic material layer facing away from the substrate, wherein an orthographic projection of the photoinduced peelable adhesive onto the substrate is located within an orthographic projection of the light-shielding film onto the substrate,
wherein an adhesiveness of the photoinduced peelable adhesive is larger than an adhesiveness of the light-shielding film.

US Pat. No. 10,993,314

BACKPLANE FOOTPRINT FOR HIGH SPEED, HIGH DENSITY ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS

Amphenol Corporation, Wa...

1. A printed circuit board comprising:a plurality of layers including one or more planar conductive layers and one or more conductive trace layers; and
columns of via patterns formed in one or more of the plurality of layers, wherein via patterns in adjacent columns are offset in a direction of the columns, each of the via patterns comprising:
first and second signal vias of a first diameter connected to at least one of the conductive trace layers, the first and second signal vias forming a differential signal pair; and
conductive vias of a second diameter smaller than the first diameter located between the first and second signal vias of the differential signal pair and connected to at least one of the planar conductive layers, wherein the conductive vias include two shadow vias located midway between the first and second signal vias of the differential signal pair.

US Pat. No. 10,993,313

NON-UNIFORM MAGNETIC FOIL EMBEDDED IN COMPONENT CARRIER

1. A component carrier being a printed circuit board, an organic interposer, or an integrated circuit substrate, comprising:a stack comprising a plurality of electrically insulating layer structures and a plurality of electrically conductive layer structures; and
a non-uniform magnetic foil integrated in the stack,
wherein the non-uniform magnetic foil is configured as an arrangement of multiple separate island structures;
wherein the non-uniform magnetic foil comprises a polymer matrix and magnetic particles, and wherein at least one separate island structure of the multiple separate island structures comprises a part of the polymer matrix and at least two magnetic particles.

US Pat. No. 10,993,312

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GROUND VIA OPTIMIZATION FOR HIGH SPEED SERIAL INTERFACES

Dell Products L.P., Roun...

9. A method, comprising:placing, in a printed circuit board (PCB), first and second signal vias, the first signal via being separated from the second signal via by a distance (p); and
placing, in the PCB, a quantity (n) of ground vias, n being an even non-zero positive integer, the n ground vias being grouped into pairs, each ground via of each pair being separated from one of the first or second signal vias by a distance (d), wherein an angle (?) between the ground vias of a particular pair is given by an expression:
?=[360°?2*cos?1(p/2d)]/(n/2+1),
wherein d is not equal to p.

US Pat. No. 10,993,311

DISPLAY DEVICE

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....

1. A display device comprising:a display panel comprising a display area and a non-display area;
a driving integrated circuit for providing signals, data, and voltages to the display area;
a flexible printed circuit board coupled to the driving integrated circuit, and comprising an open ground portion at one side of the flexible printed circuit board; and
an integrated circuit cover portion overlapping the driving integrated circuit and at least a portion of the flexible printed circuit board, and comprising a cut portion at an area corresponding to the open ground portion.

US Pat. No. 10,993,309

TORCHES AND METHODS OF USING THEM

PerkinElmer Health Scienc...

1. A method of reducing degradation of a torch configured to sustain an atomization source, the method comprising providing a torch comprising a hollow cylindrical outer tube comprising an entrance end within a first section of the hollow cylindrical outer tube and an exit end within a second section of the hollow cylindrical outer tube, wherein the first section comprises a non-lanthanide or a non-actinide material, and wherein the first section and the second section are coupled to each other through at least one material, in which the exit end of the outer tube comprises an effective length and an effective amount of a lanthanide or actinide material to prevent degradation of the exit end of the torch, and wherein the at least one material coupling the first section and the second section is different than the non-refractory material of the first section and the at least one lanthanide or actinide material of the exit end of the second section.

US Pat. No. 10,993,308

LIGHT SOURCE FOR LITHOGRAPHY EXPOSURE PROCESS

TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANU...

1. A method for generating light in a lithography exposure process, comprising:measuring a period of time during which one of targets from a fuel target generator passes through two detection positions;
exciting the targets with a laser generator so as to generate plasma that emits light;
adjusting at least one parameter of the laser generator according to the measured period of time, when the measured period of time is different from a predetermined value, wherein the parameter of the laser generator which is adjusted according to the measured period of time comprises a frequency for generating a laser for illuminating the targets; and
adjusting at least one parameter of the fuel target generator when the frequency for generating the laser is outside of an acceptable range.

US Pat. No. 10,993,307

SYSTEM, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TARGET MATERIAL DEBRIS CLEANING OF EUV VESSEL AND EUV COLLECTOR

ASML Nettherlands B.V., ...

1. An extreme ultraviolet (EUV) light source comprising:an EUV vessel having an EUV purge gas inlet, the EUV purge gas inlet being configured to be coupled to a purge gas source for dispensing a quantity of purge gas into the EUV vessel;
an EUV collector disposed in the EUV vessel, the EUV collector having a reflective surface;
a target material source for dispensing a quantity of target material into the EUV vessel;
at least one hydrogen source outlet disposed to cause hydrogen to flow across at least a portion of the reflective surface of the EUV collector;
at least one inductive coil arranged to generate hydrogen radicals in the hydrogen from the hydrogen source outlet, wherein during operation of the EUV light source the hydrogen radicals combine with at least a portion of a target material debris deposit disposed on the portion of the reflective surface of the EUV collector to generate a volatile compound, the at least one inductive coil being arranged between the at least one hydrogen source outlet and a perimeter of the EUV collector; and
an EUV vessel purge outlet for passing the volatile compound out of the EUV vessel.

US Pat. No. 10,993,306

LIGHT EMISSION CONTROL DEVICE, LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE, AND PROJECTION-TYPE VIDEO DISPLAY APPARATUS

SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION, ...

1. A light emission control device for controlling a first switching element and a second switching element of a light source circuit including a first resistor, a light emission element, and the first switching element provided in series in this order between a first power node and a first node, and an inductor, the second switching element, and a second resistor provided in series between the first node and a second power node, the light emission control device comprising:a detection circuit detecting whether or not a first potential difference across the first resistor is larger than a predetermined value; and
a light emission control circuit outputting a first control signal for controlling turning on/off of the first switching element and a second control signal for controlling turning on/off of the second switching element, wherein
the light emission control circuit
sets at least one of the first control signal and the second control signal to a drive stop state to be inactive, when it is detected that the first potential difference is larger than the predetermined value, and
causes a power stop signal for providing an instruction to stop power supply to the first power node to be active, when it is detected that the first potential difference is larger than the predetermined value in the drive stop state.

US Pat. No. 10,993,305

WIRELESS RECEIVING CIRCUIT AND WIRELESS CONTROL DEVICE

1. A wireless receiving circuit, comprising:a signal receiving means;
a BLUETOOTH signal processing means, wherein an output end of the signal receiving means is to be connected with an input end of the BLUETOOTH signal processing means, and the signal receiving means is to receive an external BLUETOOTH signal and transmit the signal to the Bluetooth signal processing means;
a voltage stabilization means, wherein a voltage end of the BLUETOOTH signal processing means is connected with an output end of the voltage stabilization means; and
an output control means, wherein:
an output end of the BLUETOOTH signal processing means is to be connected with an input end of the output control means,
a voltage end of the voltage stabilization means and a voltage end of the output control means are to be connected with an external power supply,
the BLUETOOTH signal processing means is to process the external BLUETOOTH signal and transmit a control signal to the output control means,
the voltage stabilization means is to conduct voltage stabilization processing on the BLUETOOTH signal processing means, and
the output control means is to control an external device connected with the output control means according to the control signal, and
the output control means comprises a second resistor, a switch control component, a third resistor, and a communication interface.

US Pat. No. 10,993,304

WIRE, STRIPPING METHOD AND LIGHT STRIP

COSMO LIGHTING INC., Wal...

1. A stripping method, comprising:holding a first wire and a second wire wherein a conductor of the first wire is covered by an insulating layer of the first wire, and a conductor of the second wire is covered by an insulating layer of the second wire;
detecting types of a positive pin and a negative pin of a light-emitting element;
determining a type of a through hole of the first wire, according to the type of the positive pin of the light-emitting element;
determining a type of a through hole of the second wire, according to the type of the negative pin of the light-emitting element;
emitting a light beam to illuminate the insulating layer of the first wire, so that a portion of the insulating layer of the first wire is ablated to form the through hole of the first wire that penetrates the insulating layer of the first wire to expose a portion of the conductor of the first wire;
emitting a light beam to illuminate the insulating layer of the second wire, so that a portion of the insulating layer of the second wire is ablated to form the through hole of the second wire that penetrates the insulating layer of the second wire to expose a portion of the conductor of the second wire;
connecting the conductor of the first wire to the positive pin of the light-emitting element through the through hole of the first wire; and
connecting the conductor of the second wire to the negative pin of the light-emitting element through the through hole of the second wire.

US Pat. No. 10,993,301

LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE ARRANGEMENT

Osram Oled GmbH, Regensb...

1. A light-emitting diode arrangement, comprising:a first substrate with a first light-emitting diode which is arranged on the first substrate such that light emitted by it radiates in a main emission direction of the light-emitting diode arrangement; and
a second substrate with a second light-emitting diode which is arranged on the second substrate such that light emitted by it radiates in the main emission direction of the light-emitting diode arrangement; wherein the at least one first light emitting diode emits light in a direction that passes through the second substrate;
wherein the second substrate is arranged above the first substrate, such that the second substrate at least partly covers the first substrate.

US Pat. No. 10,993,300

LOW POWER CONSUMPTION LED CONSTANT CURRENT DRIVE CIRCUIT

SI EN TECHNOLOGY (XIAMEN)...

1. A low power consumption LED constant current drive circuit, comprising a power source input circuit and a multi-channel constant current drive circuit;the power source input circuit including a common input terminal, a first power source terminal, a second power source terminal, and a power source resistor, wherein one end of the first power source terminal and one end of the power source resistor are connected to the common input terminal, another end of the power source resistor is connected to the second power source terminal;
the multi-channel constant current drive circuit including a constant current source circuit, an output voltage detection circuit, and a reference current control circuit;
the constant current source circuit including N current source circuits each having an identical structure, N being an integer greater than or equal to 2;
each current source circuit including two current control current sources each having an identical structure, the two current control current sources of each current source circuit being defined as a first current control current source and a second current control current source, the first current control current source having an amplification factor equal to that of the second current control current source, input terminals of the first current control current source and the second current control current source of each current source circuit being connected to the first power source terminal and the second power source terminal, respectively; an output terminal of the first current control current source being connected to an output terminal of the second current control current source of each current source circuit and serving as an output terminal of each current source circuit;
the output voltage detection circuit including N voltage detection circuits each having an identical structure; each voltage detection circuit having two input terminals defined as a first input terminal and a second input terminal and an output terminal; wherein an ith voltage detection circuit is configured to detect a difference value between the voltage of an output terminal of an ith current source circuit and the voltage of the second power source terminal and output a corresponding ith current signal; a first input terminal of the ith voltage detection circuit is connected to the second power source terminal, a second input terminal of the ith voltage detection circuit is connected to the output terminal of the ith current source circuit; i is any integer from 1 to N;
the reference current control circuit including a total current setting circuit, a first differential voltage circuit, a second differential voltage circuit, and n reference current output circuits each having an identical structure;
each reference current output circuit having two control terminals defined as a first control terminal and a second control terminal, two differential terminals defined as a first differential terminal and a second differential terminal, and two output terminals defined as a first output terminal and a second output terminal;
wherein the total current setting circuit is connected to the first control terminal of each reference current output circuit, the total current setting circuit is configured to control the sum of the current flowing through the first output terminal and the current flowing through the second output terminal of each reference current output circuit;
wherein a second control terminal of an ith reference current output circuit is connected to an output terminal of the ith voltage detection circuit; the first differential voltage circuit and the second differential voltage circuit are respectively connected to the first differential terminal and the second differential terminal of each reference current output circuit, the first differential voltage circuit is configured to provide an identical reference voltage signal to the first differential terminal of each reference current output circuit, the second differential voltage circuit is configured to provide an ith voltage signal in response to the ith current signal to a second differential terminal of the ith reference current output circuit according to the ith current signal; the ith reference current output circuit controls the ratio of the current flowing through a first output terminal to the current flowing through a second output terminal of the ith reference current output circuit according to the ith voltage signal;
wherein the first output terminal and the second output terminal of the ith reference current output circuit are connected to the input terminal of the first current control current source and the input terminal of the second current control current source of the ith current source circuit, respectively.

US Pat. No. 10,993,299

LIGHTING DEVICE DRIVING CIRCUIT

ACER INCORPORATED, New T...

1. A lighting device driving circuit, comprising:a transformer circuit configured to convert an input voltage into a ripple output voltage;
a voltage supply circuit configured to provide a first driving voltage associated with a value of the input voltage and provide a second driving voltage associated with a maximum value of the ripple output voltage;
a voltage-stabilizing circuit configured to provide a first pulse direct-current (DC) voltage and a feedback voltage associated with a variation of the ripple output voltage;
a pulse width modulation integrated circuit (PWM IC) coupled to the transformer circuit, the voltage supply circuit and the voltage-stabilizing circuit, and configured to control an operation of the transformer circuit according to the feedback voltage when activated by the first driving voltage; and
a ripple compensation circuit configured to:
provide a second pulse DC voltage associated with the value of the input voltage;
provide a compensation voltage according to the first pulse DC voltage, the second pulse DC voltage and the second driving voltage; and
provide a pure DC output voltage by superposing the compensation voltage on the ripple output voltage, wherein a frequency of the compensation voltage is the same as a frequency of the ripple output voltage, and the pure DC output voltage is a voltage with 0 Hertz and a stable level.

US Pat. No. 10,993,298

LIGHTING DEVICES AND METHODS FOR USE

1. A device comprising:a light source assembly; and
a control system configured to cause the light source assembly to perform functions comprising:
emitting a first light having one or more first wavelengths that are greater than or equal to 400 nanometers (nm) and less than or equal to 440 nm, wherein a first intensity of the first light oscillates at a first frequency; and
emitting a second light having one or more second wavelengths that are greater than 440 nm, wherein a second intensity of the second light (i) oscillates at a second frequency that is equal to the first frequency and (ii) is out of phase with the first intensity.

US Pat. No. 10,993,297

LIGHTING CIRCUIT AND VEHICULAR LAMP

KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., ...

1. A lighting circuit of a light source, comprising:a driving circuit configured to generate a driving current to be supplied to the light source; and
a clamp circuit configured to receive an input signal oscillating between an on signal and an off signal,
wherein the clamp circuit is further configured (i) to be enabled to clamp a voltage between both ends of the light source to a clamp level which is defined to be higher than zero and lower than a threshold voltage of turning-on/off of the light source in a first period when the input signal is the off signal, and (ii) to be disabled to apply substantially an entire amount of the driving current to the light source in a second period when the input signal is the on signal.

US Pat. No. 10,993,296

LIGHT-EMITTING MODULE AND INTEGRATED LIGHT-EMITTING MODULE

NICHIA CORPORATION, Anan...

1. A light-emitting module comprising:a base body comprising electrical conductor wirings;
a light-emitting element disposed on the base body and electrically connected to the electrical conductor wirings;
a sealing member covering the light-emitting element; and
a half mirror disposed on a light extraction surface side of the light-emitting element and spaced apart from the light-emitting element;
wherein a spectral reflectance of the half mirror under perpendicular incidence at a wavelength longer than a peak emission wavelength of light emitted from the light-emitting element is greater than a spectral reflectance of the half mirror under perpendicular incidence at the peak emission wavelength,
wherein, when an emission peak wavelength region is defined as a wavelength region with a predetermined width including a peak emission wavelength at a center thereof, a spectral reflectance of the half mirror under perpendicular incidence in a wavelength region located 50 nm from the emission peak wavelength region on a longer wavelength side of the light-emitting element is 10% or more greater than a spectral reflectance of the half mirror under perpendicular incidence in the emission peak wavelength region of the light-emitting element, and
wherein a ratio H/W of a height H to a width W of the sealing member is smaller than 0.5.

US Pat. No. 10,993,295

MICROWAVE MODE STIRRER APPARATUS WITH MICROWAVE-TRANSMISSIVE REGIONS

Corning Incorporated, Co...

1. A mode stirrer apparatus for stirring microwave radiation having a wavelength ? from at least one microwave radiation source, comprising:a stirring member having a body that substantially reflects microwave radiation, the stirring member having a perimeter and central axis around which the stirring member can rotate; and
a plurality of microwave-transmissive regions formed in the body and within the perimeter, wherein the microwave-transmissive regions are configured to substantially transmit the microwave radiation,
wherein the stirring member comprises corrugations that define a plurality of angled sections joined together altematingly at a plurality of peaks and a plurality of valleys, such that each angled section is transverse as measured relative to a plane that is perpendicular to the central axis,
wherein the plurality of angled sections are arranged about the central axis in a conical shape having an axis, with the central axis passing through the apex,
wherein the microwave-transmissive regions each have a maximum dimension d in the range 0.025??d?0.5?, and
wherein a number of the plurality of microwave-transmissive regions in the stirring member is between 10 and 1000.

US Pat. No. 10,993,294

FOOD LOAD COOKING TIME MODULATION

Whirlpool Corporation, B...

1. A cooking system configured to prepare a selected food over a desired time period comprising:a heating cavity comprising a heating apparatus;
a user interface configured to receive a user input defining the selected food; and
a controller in communication with the heating apparatus and the user interface, the controller configured to:
access a cooking database for the selected food;
display a range of available times for the desired time period according to the cooking database, wherein the available times identify cooking times available for the selected food to achieve a first quality level of cooking preparation;
receive a selection of the desired time period from the user interface;
in response to the desired time period being outside a first predetermined time range for the first quality level, output an indication that the desired time corresponds to a second quality level; and
control the heating apparatus to heat a food load to prepare the selected food to the second quality level in the desired time.

US Pat. No. 10,993,293

INTERRUPTING CIRCUIT FOR A RADIO FREQUENCY GENERATOR

Whirlpool Corporation, B...

1. A device for generating a field of electromagnetic radiation (e-field) from a radio frequency (RF) generator configured to convert low voltage direct current (DC) into the e-field for application to an article in the e-field, comprising:a generator power supply connected between a power source and the RF generator, the generator power supply having at least one energy reserve and at least one power conversion circuit to convert power to low voltage DC for the RF generator, and at least one interrupting circuit configured to monitor for and detect a fault in the device, and if the fault is detected, to interrupt the low voltage DC between the at least one energy reserve and the RF generator within a predetermined time less than the time to dissipate energy stored in the at least one energy reserve, wherein the predetermined time is 20 ms.

US Pat. No. 10,993,291

ELECTRICAL DEVICE WITH INSULATOR BODY

1. An electrical device comprising:a tubular metal sheath;
an insulator body arranged in an interior of the tubular metal sheath, at least a first opening and a second opening passing through the insulator body, the first opening comprising a first opening size, the second opening comprising a second opening size, the first opening size being greater than the second opening size;
a first electrical conductor comprising a first electrical conductor cross section, wherein at least one section of the first electrical conductor is arranged in the first opening, a cross-sectional geometry of the first opening deviating from a circular shape, wherein the cross section of the first opening is selected to be such that a ratio of a length of a circumferential line of the cross section to an area of the cross section is maximized for a given installation space;
a second electrical conductor comprising a second electrical conductor cross section, the second electrical conductor cross section being smaller than the first electrical conductor cross section, at least one section of the second electrical conductor being arranged in the first opening.

US Pat. No. 10,993,290

ELECTRIC HEATER WITH CLAMPING JACKET

1. An electric heater, comprising:an axial opening for receiving an object to be heated;
an electric heating element at least partially surrounding said axial opening; and
a cylindrical or frustoconical clamping jacket surrounding said electric heating element at least in a radial direction for generating an adjustable force acting radially in a direction of an axis of said axial opening, said clamping jacket comprising a multipart clamping jacket and at least one pressing segment for introducing said force acting radially in said direction of said axis of said axial opening, said clamping jacket further comprising at least one clamping segment, wherein a width of a gap between adjacent edges of one or more pressing segments is varied for adjusting said force acting radially in said direction of said axis of said axial opening by moving said clamping segment relative to said at least one pressing segment, said clamping jacket further comprising another clamping segment to provide at least two clamping segments, with which said width of said gap between different sections of mutually opposite edges of pressing elements is variable for adjusting said force acting radially in said direction of said axis of said axial opening, wherein one of said at least two clamping segments has an actuating element, which extends in a direction of an end face of said another clamping segment.

US Pat. No. 10,993,288

CERAMIC ELECTRIC HEATING ELEMENT

Chongqing Le-Mark Ceramic...

1. A ceramic electric heating element wherein:the ceramic electric heating element has five layers that include, from the inside out, an inner conducting layer (1), an inner insulating layer (2), an outer resistive layer (3), an outer conducting layer (4), and an outer insulating layer (5), respectively;
the inner conducting layer (1) is located in the center of the ceramic electric heating element;
the inner insulating layer (2) wraps the inner conducting layer (1) on the outside, and the inner insulating layer (2) is divided into two segments, with the peripheral profile of the lower segment being greater than that of the upper segment;
the outer resistive layer (3) wraps the upper part of the inner insulating layer (2) on the outside, and the outer resistive layer (3) is divided into two segments, with the peripheral profile of the lower segment being less than that of the upper segment, and the peripheral profile of the upper segment of the outer resistive layer (3) being less than that of the lower segment of the inner insulating layer (2);
the outer conducting layer (4) wraps the lower segment of the outer resistive layer (3) on the outside, and the outer conducting layer (4) is divided into two segments, with the peripheral profile of the lower segment equaling to that of the lower segment of the inner insulating layer (2), and the peripheral profile of the upper segment equaling to that of the upper segment of the outer resistive layer (3); and
the outer insulating layer (5) wraps the upper segment of the outer conducting layer (4) and the upper segment of the outer resistive layer (3) on the outside, with the peripheral profile of the outer insulating layer (5) equaling to that of the lower segment of the outer conducting layer (4); and
the lower part of the inner conducting layer (1) has a spot (7) where a central electrode is located, the upper end of the inner insulating layer (2) has a connecting hole (8), and the outside of the lower part of the outer conducting layer (4) has a spot (9) where a side electrode is connected.

US Pat. No. 10,993,287

HEAT GENERATING ELEMENT

6. A heat generating element comprising:a PTC element,
contact sheets flatly lying against the PTC element on either side thereof, a housing which forms an opening for receiving the PTC element and which has a terminal side at which contact tongues allocated to the contact sheets are exposed, wherein at least one of the contact sheets comprises a locating surface abutting against the PTC element, a locating projection between the contact tongue and the locating surface, and a bent fixation tongue protruding inward over the locating surface,wherein the housing comprises a locating shoulder allocated to the locating projection, and wherein the housing and the contact sheet are dimensioned such that the fixation tongue can be introduced into an insertion opening of the housing by swivelling around the locating shoulder when the contact tongue of the one contact sheet is inserted into a through hole of the housing at the terminal side and the locating projection is lying against the locating shoulder.

US Pat. No. 10,993,286

WIRELESS BASE STATION, WIRELESS APPARATUS, WIRELESS CONTROL APPARATUS, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND WIRELESS TERMINAL

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A wireless base station for communicating with a wireless terminal, the wireless base station comprising:a wireless apparatus configured to transmit a radio signal to the wireless terminal and receive a radio signal from the wireless terminal; and
a wireless control apparatus configured to perform wireless communication with the wireless terminal through the wireless apparatus, wherein signal processing of wireless terminal user data is split between the wireless apparatus and the wireless control apparatus of the wireless base station, the wireless apparatus and the wireless control apparatus of the wireless base station connected via a transmission path,
the wireless apparatus performing a first part of signal processing of the wireless terminal user data, and the wireless control apparatus performing a second part of signal processing of the wireless terminal user data,
wherein the wireless control apparatus is configured to, based on the first part of signal processing, perform at least any of a first control and a second control, the first control being control of the second part of signal processing, the second control being control of a transfer method for transferring a signal on which signal processing is performed, to and from the wireless apparatus, and
wherein the second part of signal processing of the wireless terminal user data is in a unit of packet data convergence protocol packet data unit (PDCP PDU), the wireless control apparatus transferring the second part of signal processing of the wireless terminal user data to the wireless apparatus via the transmission path.

US Pat. No. 10,993,285

HETEROGENEOUS MOBILE RADIO ARRANGEMENT FOR SUPPLYING AT LEAST ONE MOBILE RADIO CELL WITH MOBILE RADIO SERVICES

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A heterogeneous mobile radio arrangement for supplying at least one mobile radio cell with mobile radio services, comprising the following features:at least one antenna arrangement is provided, wherein the at least one antenna arrangement comprises a multiplicity of radiating elements which are arranged in an antenna housing, and wherein the antenna arrangement is designed to transmit and/or to receive;
at least one antenna mast or an antenna holder having a first and a second end is provided, wherein the first end is attached or attachable to a building structure and/or a foundation, and wherein the at least one antenna arrangement is attached closer to the second end than to the first end; and
at least one shielded supply cable having a first and an opposite, second end is provided, which shielded supply cable is designed to supply the at least one antenna arrangement with electric power, wherein an Antenna Interface Standards Group (AISG) signal and mobile radio signals are transmittable via the at least one shielded supply cable;characterized by the following features:at least one first and one second Internet Protocol (IP) converter and at least one first IP device are provided, wherein both IP converters have a respective IP connection and at least one respective signal line connection;
the first IP converter is connectable or connected by its IP connection to a superordinate IP network, and the second IP converter is connected by its IP connection to the at least one first IP device; and
the at least one signal line connection of the first IP converter and the at least one signal line connection of the second IP converter are electrically connected directly or indirectly to the at least one shielded supply cable, via which the AISG signal and the mobile radio signals can also be transmitted, whereby IP data can be exchanged between the superordinate IP network and the at least one first IP device.

US Pat. No. 10,993,284

WIRELESS ACCESS POINT FOR INDUSTRIAL AND HAZARDOUS DEPLOYMENTS

Cisco Technology, Inc., ...

1. A wireless access point, comprising:a housing that defines a compartment, the housing further defining a plurality of apertures configured to receive a plurality of fasteners;
a gasket located along a perimeter of the compartment;
an access cover for the compartment, the access cover defining a plurality of corresponding apertures that align substantially with the plurality of apertures of the housing; and
a hinge coupled to the housing and to the access cover, wherein the hinge includes:
a first arm affixed to an interior portion of the compartment and extended substantially along a first axis,
a second arm connected to the first arm at a first pivot point,
a third arm connected to the second arm at a second pivot point, and
a fourth arm affixed to an interior portion of the access cover and is connected to the third arm at a third pivot point, wherein the fourth arm extends substantially along the first axis when the access cover covers the perimeter of the compartment and provides compressive force to the gasket, and wherein the fourth arm extends substantially along a second axis when the access cover is in an open position and displaced from the perimeter of the compartment.

US Pat. No. 10,993,283

ENHANCEMENTS ON RANDOM ACCESS FOR NR-UNLICENSED

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus configured to be employed in a User Equipment (UE) for new radio (NR) communications comprising:one or more processors configured to:
configure physical resource blocks (PRBs) in a physical random access channel (PRACH) based on an occupied channel bandwidth (OCB) of an unlicensed band in an NR unlicensed (NR-U) communication;
allocate an amount of power for a unit bandwidth on a single PRB, wherein adjacent PRBs to the single PRB in a same interlace are separated by the unit bandwidth; and
generate a random access channel transmission in the PRACH by interlacing the PRBs defining the PRACH;
a radio frequency (RF) interface, configured to provide, to RF circuitry, data for processing the PRACH in the NR-U communication based on the interlaced PRBs.

US Pat. No. 10,993,282

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SHORT CODE DIALING FOR RESTRICTED SERVICES FOR UNAUTHENTICATED USER EQUIPMENT

Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. L...

1. A method, comprising:performing an attach procedure for restricted local operator services for an apparatus, wherein restricted local operator services comprise communication services provided by a wireless wide area network operator, involve at least one selected from automated or human customer service assistance, and are restricted to at least one selected from a captive portal and a particular dialed digit string;
receiving during the attach procedure a proxy call session control function address for the restricted local operator services;
generating session initiation protocol register request message, the session initiation protocol register request message including an indication for the restricted local operator services and including an internet protocol multimedia public user identification;
sending the session initiation protocol register request message to the proxy call session control function address; and
receiving a response message indicating the apparatus can use the restricted local operator services of an internet protocol multimedia core network subsystem.

US Pat. No. 10,993,280

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

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. An electronic device, comprising circuitry configured to: serve a user equipment via multiple component carriers corresponding to multiple serving cells with carrier aggregation; transmit instructions to the user equipment comprising HARQ (Hybrid Automatic Retransmission Request) configuration and DRX (Discontinuous Reception) configuration to control the user equipment to configure an independent HARQ entity for each serving cell and separately operate DRX retransmission timers of the multiple serving cells,wherein if a HARQ RTT (Hybrid Automatic Retransmission Request Round-Trip Time) Timer of a first serving cell expires and if data of a corresponding HARQ buffer was not successfully decoded, a DRX (Discontinuous Reception) retransmission timer of the first serving cell is started without affecting operation of a DRX retransmission timer of a second serving cell.

US Pat. No. 10,993,279

ADAPTIVE C-DRX MANAGEMENT

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus for managing connected mode discontinuous reception (C-DRX) operation of a wireless device, the apparatus comprising:a processor configured to cause the wireless device to:
establish a cellular link with a base station;
receive a command from the base station including an indicated number of low-power C-DRX cycles; and
in response to receiving the command:
enter a sleeping state of a low-power C-DRX cycle and remain in the sleeping state for the indicated number of low-power C-DRX cycles; and
after the indicated number of low-power C-DRX cycles, enter a C-DRX cycle of a plurality of C-DRX cycles, wherein each of the plurality of C-DRX cycles includes sleeping during an off-duration and monitoring a control channel during an on-duration.

US Pat. No. 10,993,274

PAIRING DEVICES BY PROXY

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

14. A system comprising:one or more processors; and
a non-transitory computer readable medium including one or more sequences of instructions that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the processors to perform operations comprising:
receiving, by a playback device, a request to pair a first computing device with the playback device;
causing, by the playback device, the first computing device to be paired with the playback device;
after pairing the first computing device with the playback device, receiving, by the playback device from the first computing device, a plurality of device identifiers;
generating, by the playback device, a plurality of unique pairing tokens, each of the plurality of unique pairing tokens associated with a respective one of the plurality of device identifiers;
storing, by the playback device, a mapping of the plurality of unique pairing tokens to respective device identifiers in an authorized user database associated with a user of the first computing device, wherein the plurality of device identifiers correspond to authorized computing devices for the first computing device; and
sending, by the playback device to the first computing device, the mapping of the plurality of unique pairing tokens to respective device identifiers.

US Pat. No. 10,993,273

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DOWNLINK DATA TRANSMISSION

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

10. A terminal, comprising a processor, a transceiver and a memory, wherein the processor is configured to read a program stored in the memory to:receive an indication message carrying an inactive connection state terminal identification of the terminal sent by one or more access devices; and
initiate an uplink feedback to the one or more access devices based on the indication message;
wherein the indication message carries one or more of:
the inactive connection state terminal identification;
an identification of whether the terminal is to turn to a connection state;
a small data packet sent by the terminal to the access devices;
an air interface transmission unique identification of the terminal allocated by the access devices; and
a resource used by the terminal to feed back the indication message;
wherein the resource used by the terminal to feed back the indication message comprises any one of:
a dedicated uplink access sequence code and a time-frequency resource location of the dedicated uplink access sequence code;
a Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARQ) feedback resource corresponding to the indication message;
wherein the processor is further configured to read the program stored in the memory to:
in the case that the terminal does not need to turn to the connection state, send a dedicated uplink sequence based on the dedicated uplink access sequence code and the time-frequency resource location of the dedicated uplink access sequence code specified by the indication message sent by the access devices; or
in the case that the terminal does not need to turn to the connection state, send an acknowledgement (ACK) feedback based on a HARQ resource determined based on a HARQ resource feedback manner specified by the indication message sent by the access devices; or
in the case that the terminal does not need to turn to the connection state, send an ACK feedback based on a HARQ resource determined based on a manner specified in a protocol; or
in the case that the terminal needs to turn to the connection state, send a dedicated uplink sequence based on the dedicated uplink access sequence code and the time-frequency resource location of the dedicated uplink access sequence code specified by the indication message, activate the air interface transmission unique identification of the terminal allocated by the access devices in the case that the indication message carries the air interface transmission unique identification of the terminal, to enable the terminal to turn to the connection state; or
in the case that the terminal needs to turn to the connection state, send a dedicated uplink sequence based on the dedicated uplink access sequence code and the time-frequency resource location of the dedicated uplink access sequence code specified by the indication message, and initiate a Radio Resource Control (RRC) connection establishment process in the case that the access devices do not allocate the air interface transmission unique identification of the terminal; or
in the case that the terminal needs to turn to the connection state, send an ACK feedback based on a HARQ feedback resource specified in the indication message or a HARQ resource determined by a manner specified in a protocol, and activate the air interface transmission unique identification of the terminal allocated by the access devices in the case that the indication message carries the air interface transmission unique identification of the terminal, to enable the terminal to turn to the connection state; or
in the case that the terminal needs to turn to the connection state, send an ACK feedback based on a HARQ feedback resource specified in the indication message or a HARQ resource determined by a manner specified in a protocol, and initiate a RRC connection establishment process in the case that the access devices do not allocate the air interface transmission unique identification of the terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,993,272

EFFICIENT DELIVERY METHOD AND APPARATUSES FOR INFREQUENT SMALL DATA

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) system for performing a connection establishment flow or attach procedure for communication of infrequent small Protocol Data Units (PDUs) to or from a User Entity (UE) comprising:an Access Node (AN);
a session management functions node; and
a User Plane (UP) functions entity; and
where the session management functions node is operable to:
receive a session setup request from the UE;
select the UP functions entity and a tunnel identifier associated with the UE;
determining that a session type is an Internet Protocol (IP) PDU session type:
in response to determining that the session type is an IP PDU session type, trigger an establishment of a UP between the UP functions entity and the session management functions node by engaging in UP set-up signalling between the UP functions entity and the session management functions node; and
the UP functions entity is operable to create a UE context for the UE; store the UE context for the UE;
complete the establishment in a control plane (CP); and
provide the AN with the UE context and Uplink tunnel information;
the AN is operable to:
receive a session setup response comprising the UE context;
store the UE context; and
transmit the session setup response to the UE;
upon user inactivity during a period, the AN moving the UE to a Radio Resource Control (RRC) Inactive Connected State;
where the UP functions entity is operable to, after the period, remove the UE context;
where infrequent small data relates to a predefined data use type, that is different from a data use type such as a mobile broadband data use type, and that involves infrequent use of data in relation to the mobile broadband data use type and smaller amounts of data than the mobile broadband data use type.

US Pat. No. 10,993,271

UE ACCESS METHOD AND APPARATUS

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:transmitting, to a base station, a radio resource control (RRC) connection setup request message;
receiving, from the base station, an RRC connection setup message in response to the RRC connection setup request message;
transmitting, to the base station in response to the RRC connection setup message, an RRC connection setup complete message for establishing an RRC connection between the base station and the UE, including first information on a service type;
performing a communication associated with the service type with the base station based on the first information, in case that the service type is included in a plurality of service types supported by the base station; and
performing a handover with a target base station, in case that the target base station to serve the UE is identified during the RRC connection,
wherein a handover request message, transmitted from the base station to the target base station based on the handover, includes second information on at least one service type supported by the UE.

US Pat. No. 10,993,270

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING RANDOM ACCESS BACKOFF IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:selecting a backoff time associated with a random access procedure;
identifying whether a criteria to select a contention free random access resource is met during the backoff time, wherein the criteria is identified to be met in case that at least one contention free random access resource associated with at least one synchronization signal block (SSB) is configured, and a reference signal received power (RSRP) of an SSB among the at least one SSB is above a threshold;
identifying a random access preamble corresponding to the SSB, in case that the criteria is met during the backoff time; and
transmitting, to a base station, the random access preamble in a physical random access channel (PRACH) occasion corresponding to the SSB.

US Pat. No. 10,993,268

RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURE FOR UNLICENSED CELLS

Panasonic Intellectual Pr...

1. A user equipment comprises:circuitry, which, in operation, selects a random access preamble sequence, and
a transmitter, which is coupled to the circuitry and which, in operation, transmits the random access preamble sequence to a base station in a frequency bandwidth of an unlicensed band,
wherein the user equipment performs at least one of a first operation and a second operation,
in the first operation, the circuitry selects a first sequence as the random access preamble sequence, the first sequence having a length longer than a length of a random preamble sequence used for a licensed band, and the transmitter transmits the first sequence in the frequency bandwidth of the unlicensed band, and
in the second operation, the circuitry selects a second sequence as the random access preamble sequence, the second sequence having a length equal to the length of a random preamble sequence used for the licensed band,
wherein the frequency bandwidth is equal to or larger than a minimum bandwidth required for the unlicensed band.

US Pat. No. 10,993,266

METHOD FOR PERFORMING RANDOM ACCESS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR SUPPORTING SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for performing, by a user equipment (UE), a random access in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:selecting a specific preamble from a specific preamble set included in a plurality of preamble sets;
repeatedly transmitting the specific preamble to a base station until receiving a response message as response to the specific preamble,
wherein the selected specific preamble is received through one beam or a plurality of different neighboring beams of the base station; and
receiving from the base station the response message including a temporary identifier of the UE as the response to the specific preamble,
wherein the plurality of the preamble sets are configured based on (i) a number of beams of the base station through which the selected specific preamble is received and (ii) a number of subframes on which the specific preamble is transmitted,
wherein based on that (i) the number of beams of the base station is one and (ii) the number of subframes is one or more:
the plurality of preamble sets includes preamble sets each configured differently based on the number of subframes,
wherein based on that (i) the number of beams of the base station is greater than one and (ii) the number of subframes is greater than one:
the plurality of preamble sets includes preamble sets each configured differently based on a total number of repeated transmissions of the specific preamble, and
wherein based on that (i) the number of beams of the base station is greater than one and (ii) the number of subframes is one:
the plurality of preamble sets includes preamble sets each configured differently based on (i) the number of beams of the base station and (ii) an index of a beam of the base station that starts a reception of a repeated transmission of the specific preamble, and
in case of the number of beams of the base station is a specific number, different preamble sets are configured for each index of a beam of the base station that starts the reception of the repeated transmission of the specific preamble.

US Pat. No. 10,993,263

METHOD FOR EXECUTING V2X COMMUNICATION EXECUTED BY V2X TERMINAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND TERMINAL USING SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for performing a physical sidelink control channel (PSCCH) transmission in a wireless communication system, the method performed by a mode 3 User Equipment (UE) and comprising:receiving, from a base station, a Sidelink semi persistent scheduling (SPS) configuration;
receiving, from the base station, downlink control information activating the Sidelink SPS configuration; and
performing the PSCCH transmission based on the Sidelink SPS configuration and the downlink control information,
wherein the mode 3 UE performs a vehicle to X (V2X) operation on at least one resource scheduled by the base station,
wherein the mode 3 UE receives, from the base station, configuration information for the mode 3 UE,
wherein the configuration information is information related to a sensing measurement performed by the mode 3 UE,
wherein the configuration information includes a sensing periodicity used for performing the sensing measurement by the mode 3 UE,
wherein the configuration information includes a value of a resource reselection counter used for performing the sensing measurement by the mode 3 UE,
wherein the mode 3 UE performs the sensing measurement during a sensing window based on the configuration information; the sensing periodicity and the value of the resource reselection counter, and
wherein the mode 3 UE transmits, to the base station, a result of the sensing measurement.

US Pat. No. 10,993,262

METHOD FOR TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION IN PARALLEL ON DUAL CHANNELS, AND APPARATUS

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A method for transmission and reception in parallel on dual channels, wherein the method comprises:determining, by an access point (AP), a first transmission duration of a first channel data packet transmitted on a first channel when detecting that the first channel is occupied by carrier sense multiple access (CSMA) contention;
determining, by a clear channel assessment (CCA) detector, that a second channel is idle, wherein the second channel is configured to transmit a second channel data packet, wherein a second transmission direction of the second channel data packet is opposite a first transmission direction of the first channel data packet, and wherein the second channel data packet is a CSMA data packet;
determining, by the AP, a second transmission duration according to the first transmission duration;
initiating, by the AP, a backoff operation, wherein the backoff operation comprises a backoff duration; and
sending, by the AP, the second channel data packet on the second channel according to the second transmission duration when the backoff operation ends, wherein a maximum duration of the second channel data packet is a remaining duration after the backoff duration occupied by the backoff operation is subtracted from the second transmission duration, and wherein a second end time of the second transmission duration of the second channel data packet is not later than a first end time of the first transmission duration of the first channel data packet.

US Pat. No. 10,993,261

USER TERMINAL AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A terminal comprising:a transmitter that transmits a signal on a carrier where listening is performed prior to uplink transmission;
a receiver that receives downlink control information (DCI) for scheduling the uplink transmission on the carrier; and
a processor that controls execution timing of the listening on the basis of at least one piece of timing information included in the DCI, the at least one piece of timing information being based on both a length of a period of the listening as executed and a timing advance value,
wherein the processor controls the execution timing of the listening within one symbol on the basis of the timing information relating to the length of the period of the listening as executed and the timing advance value,
wherein the length of the period of the listening is associated with a clear channel assessment gap length information, and
wherein the timing advance value is associated with a temporal granularity.

US Pat. No. 10,993,260

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING LBT IN A DISTRIBUTED SYSTEM

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method performed in a network node of a communication network, for facilitating downlink transmission in a shared cell served by a group of Listen Before Talk, LBT, capable Transmission Points, TPs, the method comprising:determining, for each TP of the group, whether an LBT procedure is to be performed before signal transmission by said TP, wherein the determining comprises two or more of:
whether at least one of a signal and a channel needs to be transmitted within the shared cell from at least one TP of the group;
whether at least one TP of the group has one of a pending signal transmission, a scheduled signal transmission, or a configured signal transmission;
whether a channel access needs to be obtained prior to the signal transmission;
whether performing the LBT needs to be within a certain time interval;
whether performing the LBT needs to be not later than a specific time;
whether performing the LBT needs to access a channel for at least a time period;
a channel occupancy in an area of the group of LBT-capable TPs;
presence of at least one wireless device in the area of the group of LBT-capable TPs;
an activity state of at least one wireless device in the area of the group of LBT-capable TPs;
a success probability of performing the LBT;
radio conditions in the area of the group of LBT-capable TPs;
a priority of at least one TP of the group of LBT-capable TPs; and
geographical location of the group of LBT-capable TPs; and
based on the determining, controlling LBT procedures in the shared cell, wherein controlling the LBT procedures includes instructing different TPs of the group to perform the LBT procedures in a round robin manner.

US Pat. No. 10,993,258

RANDOM ACCESS RESPONSE INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD, BASE STATION, AND USER EQUIPMENT

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...


and
sending the first information to the UE.

US Pat. No. 10,993,257

PARTIAL PORT HYBRID CSI FEEDBACK FOR MIMO WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


and
ii) a periodicity value and an offset value corresponding to a second CSI report, and
wherein the transceiver is further configured to transmit, to the BS, the first CSI report based on the determined reporting instances.

US Pat. No. 10,993,254

DOWNLINK CONTROL INFORMATION SIGNALING SCHEMES FOR BANDWIDTH PART SWITCHING

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications at a user equipment (UE), the method comprising:receiving, from a base station and while operating in a first bandwidth part, downlink control information (DCI) having a plurality of DCI fields, one or more DCI fields of the plurality of DCI fields having a respective first size based on the first bandwidth part;
receiving, as part of the DCI, an indication that the UE is to switch from operating in the first bandwidth part to operating in a second bandwidth part;
identifying, from the plurality of DCI fields, a first set of DCI fields corresponding to the first bandwidth part, wherein the first set of DCI fields is able to be updated via a transformation rule from DCI fields having the respective first size to DCI fields having a respective second size corresponding to the second bandwidth part; and
identifying, from the plurality of DCI fields, a second set of DCI fields corresponding to the first bandwidth part, wherein the second set of DCI fields comprises an exception to the transformation rule.

US Pat. No. 10,993,252

SCHEDULING REQUEST MULTIPLEXING BASED ON RELIABILITY AND LATENCY OBJECTIVES

QUALCOMM INCORPORATED, S...

16. An apparatus for wireless communications by a base station, comprising:means for configuring at least one user equipment (UE) with multiple scheduling request (SR) resource configurations associated with different periodicities for the at least one UE to send an SR, wherein each periodicity of the different periodicities indicates how often an SR is sent within a time slot;
means for receiving an SR from the at least one UE requesting an uplink grant for sending traffic, the SR being based on one of the configured multiple SR resource configurations; and
means for inferring at least one parameter of the traffic based on the one of the configured multiple SR resource configurations the at least one UE used to send the SR.

US Pat. No. 10,993,250

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING DATA IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting, by a user equipment (UE), a protocol data unit (PDU) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving a plurality of transmission duration configurations, wherein each transmission duration configuration relates to a maximum allowed transmission duration on a corresponding radio bearer among a plurality of radio bearers that are configured for the UE;
receiving an uplink grant to perform an uplink transmission with a first transmission duration;
generating the PDU to include data for at least one radio bearer among the plurality of radio bearers; and
transmitting the PDU based on the uplink grant,
wherein the data that is included in the PDU is determined based on at least a condition that:
for each radio bearer among the at least one radio bearer for which data is included in the PDU, the first transmission duration satisfies a comparison criterion with the maximum allowed transmission duration for the each radio bearer.

US Pat. No. 10,993,249

METHOD, TERMINAL, AND NETWORK DEVICE FOR COMMUNICATION USING GRANT-FREE MODE AND GRANT MODE

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A data transmission method, comprising:sending, by a terminal in a grant-free mode, first data to a network device by using a grant-free resource; and
determining, by the terminal, that the terminal needs to switch from the grant-free mode to a grant mode based on whether acknowledgement for the first data is received from the network device when a preset condition is met, and sending, by the terminal in the grant mode, second data to the network device by using a grant resource.

US Pat. No. 10,993,248

DESIGNS FOR REMAINING MINIMUM SYSTEM INFORMATION (RMSI) CONTROL RESOURCE SET (CORESET) AND OTHER SYSTEM INFORMATION (OSI) CORESET

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications by a user equipment (UE), comprising:identifying a mapping of synchronization signal block (SSB) time resources to Type0-physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) common search space control resource set (CORESET) time resources;
receiving an indication of SSB time resources;
determining locations of Type0-PDCCH common search space CORESET time resources based on the mapping, the indication, a subcarrier spacing of the SSB, a subcarrier spacing of the Type0-PDCCH common search space CORESET, and a time duration of the Type0-PDCCH common search space CORESET, wherein the locations of Type0-PDCCH common search space CORESET time resources correspond to downlink time resources that the Type0-PDCCH common search space CORESET time resources are multiplexed into; and
receiving Type0-PDCCH in a Type0-PDCCH common search space CORESET.

US Pat. No. 10,993,246

USER EQUIPMENT, NETWORK NODE AND METHODS IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method performed by a User Equipment (UE) with respect to a wireless communication network, the method comprising:determining that a Scheduling Request (SR) failure has occurred, based on determining that a maximum transmission attempt has been reached for transmitting an SR using a respective SR configuration of the UE, from among two or more SR configurations of the UE, each SR configuration being configured by the wireless communication network and being associated with a corresponding Logical Channel (LC) or Radio Bearer (RB); and
performing configured SR failure handling responsive to the SR failure for the respective SR configuration, the configured SR failure handling comprising determining whether to transmit the SR using one of the one or more remaining SR configurations, based on at least one of: coverage thresholds to meet for the respective SR configuration and the one or more remaining SR configurations, or indictors of SR load for the respective SR configuration and the one or more remaining SR configurations.

US Pat. No. 10,993,242

DYNAMIC ANTENNA CALIBRATION SCHEDULING

Sprint Communications Com...

1. A wireless telecommunication system for performing antenna calibration, the system comprising:an antenna array comprising a first antenna and a second antenna; and
a computer processing component configured to:
determine, based on listening at the antenna array, a first noise level during a first guard period;
determine, based on listening at the antenna array, a second noise level during a first uplink pilot time slot;
if the first noise level does not exceed a calibration noise threshold, perform an antenna calibration operation using a first power level during a second guard period, the second guard period being subsequent to the first guard period, wherein the antenna calibration operation comprises communicating an internal pilot signal with each of the first antenna and the second antenna;
if the first noise level exceeds the calibration noise threshold and the second noise level does not exceed the calibration noise threshold, perform the antenna calibration operation using the first power level during a second uplink pilot time slot, the second uplink pilot time slot being subsequent to the first uplink pilot time slot;
if each of the first noise level and the second noise level exceeds the calibration noise threshold, perform the antenna calibration operation using a second power level during the second guard period, the second power level being greater than the first power level.

US Pat. No. 10,993,240

SIGNALING OF IDC PROBLEMS

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method in a User Equipment (UE) in communication with an Evolved Node B (eNB), the method comprising:sending an In-Device Coexistence (IDC) indication to the eNB, including information of problematic uplink carrier aggregation combinations;
wherein the UE only indicates an uplink carrier aggregation combination as problematic if the uplink carrier aggregation combination is a combination of uplink carriers supported by the UE, measurement objects are configured for all corresponding downlink carriers, and the UE experiences or expects to experience IDC problems due to the uplink carrier aggregation combination.

US Pat. No. 10,993,239

METHOD FOR PERFORMING HARQ PROCEDURE IN ENVIRONMENT OPERATING IN FDR MODE AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of performing a Hybrid Automatic Repeat request (HARD) procedure by a user equipment (UE) operating in a Full Duplex Radio (FDR) mode in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving a downlink data signal from a base station;
transmitting feedback information including a NACK signal to the base station in response to the downlink data signal; and
receiving a downlink control signal including control information related to retransmitting the downlink data signal,
wherein the feedback information further includes self-interference cancellation (SIC) related information informing whether the NACK signal is transmitted because the UE has failed in cancelling of a self-interference signal, and information on a Modulation and Coding Scheme (MCS) level preferred by the UE,
wherein the control information includes different information based on the SIC related information, and
wherein based on the SIC related information informing that the UE has failed in cancelling of the self-interference signal, a value of a redundancy version in the control information is configured as a previously transmitted value, an MCS index in the control information is configured as the MCS level preferred by the UE, resources capable of performing decoding using a retransmission packet only are allocated by the control information.

US Pat. No. 10,993,238

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RADIO COMMUNICATION

NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. A processing apparatus comprising:at least one memory; and
at least one processor coupled to the at least one memory and configured to:
acquire a number of one or more neighbor cells to which one or more neighbor-cell D2D radio terminals, located in proximity to a first device-to-device (D2D) communication pair belonging to a first cell, belong; and
depending on the number of the one or more neighbor cells, determine, from D2D radio resources that are shared among three or more cells including the first cell, a first part allocatable to the first D2D communication pair.

US Pat. No. 10,993,235

BWP SWITCHING METHOD AND APPARATUS, AND TERMINAL DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A Band Width Part (BWP) switching method, wherein the method comprises:acquiring Beam Failure Recovery (BFR) configuration information by a terminal device, wherein the BFR configuration information comprises first resource information and identifier information of a first search space, the first resource information is configured for initiating a random access procedure, the identifier information of the first search space is configured to detect a downlink control channel, the BFR configuration information corresponds to an uplink BWP, and the first search space corresponds to a downlink BWP, and wherein the uplink BWP is in an active state; and
if the downlink BWP is not in an active state, switching the downlink BWP to an active state or if the downlink BWP is in an active state, maintaining the downlink BWP in the active state, and performing the random access procedure on the uplink BWP and the downlink BWP.

US Pat. No. 10,993,234

METHOD FOR DETERMINING CARRIER CENTER FREQUENCY AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for determining a carrier center frequency, the method comprises:determining, by a base station, a downlink frequency band starting frequency, a downlink absolute radio frequency channel number, a downlink frequency band offset, and a downlink relative radio frequency channel number; and
determining, by the base station, a downlink carrier center frequency FNBDL,
wherein FNBDL satisfies the following relationship:
FNBDL=FDL_low+0.1*(NDL?NOffs-DL)+0.0025*(2MDL+1),
wherein FDL_low is the downlink frequency band starting frequency, NDL is the downlink absolute radio frequency channel number, and NOffs-DL is the downlink frequency band offset, and
wherein MDL is the downlink relative radio frequency channel number, MDL is a value in a set of values, and the set of values comprises: ?10, ?9, ?8, ?7, ?6, ?5, ?4, ?3, ?2, ?1, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.

US Pat. No. 10,993,232

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CHANNEL FEEDBACK IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for operating a first apparatus in a communication system, comprising:obtaining a precoding channel by using a corresponding precoder of precoders and a channel between the first apparatus and a second apparatus;
obtaining a minimum singular value of the precoding channel and a singular vector corresponding to the minimum singular value, by using single value decomposition (SVD) to the precoding channel; and
identifying one integer column vector among columns of an integer matrix obtained by applying an integer forcing (IF) to the precoding channel, based on the minimum singular value and the singular vector without another singular value and another singular vector, wherein each element of the integer matrix corresponds to an integer value;
obtaining an IF capacity for the corresponding precoder by using the identified one integer column vector;
identifying a precoder among the precoders based on an IF capacity for each of the precoders; and
transmitting channel state information including information indicating the precoder to the second apparatus.

US Pat. No. 10,993,231

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR OPERATION BASED ON MULTIPLE CHANNELS IN SENSOR NETWORK

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMU...

1. A method of transmitting control information by an end node in a wireless, communication system supporting multi-channel transmission, the end node being connected to a center node configuring and managing a network supporting multiple channels, the method comprising:transmitting control information to the center node on a first channel among multiple channels within a control period of a wireless frame when the first channel is in an idle state, wherein the center node includes one master node and one or more sub-nodes, the master node performing transmission and reception on a basic channel among the multiple channels, and the one or more sub-nodes performing reception from the end node on other channels among the multiple channels;
transmitting the control information to the center node on a second channel when the first channel is not in the idle state and the second channel is in the idle state, wherein the second channel is selected from channels other than the first channel among the multiple channels; and
transmitting the control information to the center node in a subsequent wireless frame when the second channel is not in the idle state.

US Pat. No. 10,993,229

METHOD FOR DETERMINING TRANSMISSION RESOURCES, TERMINAL DEVICE AND NETWORK DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for determining transmission resources, comprising:receiving resource information from a network device, wherein the resource information indicates a slot format of a slot;
determining an available resource among at least one first resource in the slot according to the resource information, wherein the at least one first resource is semi-statically configured or semi-persistently scheduled for carrying data; and
performing transmission of the data via the available resource with the network device,
wherein determining the available resource among the at least one first resource in the slot according to the resource information comprises:
determining at least one second resource in the slot according to the resource information, the at least one second resource having a same target feature as a target feature of the at least one first resource; and
determining the available resource among an overlapping resource between the at least one first resource and the at least one second resource,
wherein determining the available resource among the overlapping resource between the at least one first resource and the at least one second resource comprises:
when a target overlapping resource in at least one overlapping resource between the at least one first resource and the at least one second resource satisfies a preset condition, determining the target overlapping resource as the available resource, and
wherein each of the at least one overlapping resource comprises at least one time-domain symbol, and the preset condition comprises:
determining the target overlapping resource as the available resource when the quantity of the at least one time-domain symbol comprised in the target overlapping resource is equal to a preset value,
wherein the preset value is one of the following:
a number of time-domain symbols included in one of the at least one first resource including a maximum number of time-domain symbols;
a number of the time-domain symbols included in one of the at least one first resource including a minimum number of time-domain symbols.

US Pat. No. 10,993,228

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMMUNICATION BETWEEN DEVICES IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by an electronic device, the method comprising:wirelessly transmitting graphical data to a cover device for displaying the graphical data on a first display of the cover device, while the electronic device is accommodated by the cover device;
receiving a user input on a second display of the electronic device;
stopping displaying the graphical data on the first display of the cover device based on the user input;
identifying that a remaining amount of battery of at least one of the electronic device or the cover device is less than a threshold value; and
transmitting, to the cover device, information for controlling the cover device to interrupt the displaying of the cover device.

US Pat. No. 10,993,227

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ALLOCATING RESOURCE IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for transmitting uplink control information by a user equipment (UE) in a mobile communication system, the method comprising:identifying whether signaling information indicating simultaneous transmission of first uplink control information and second uplink control information is received;
determining whether a transmission time of the first uplink control information overlaps a transmission time of the second uplink control information; and
transmitting the first uplink control information without the second uplink control information, in case that the transmission times overlap each other and the signaling information is not received.

US Pat. No. 10,993,225

COMMUNICATION CONTROL DEVICE, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE, METHOD AND PROGRAM

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A communication control device comprising:information acquisition circuitry configured to acquire information for two or more wireless communication devices, the acquired information including:
information indicating a network to which each of the two or more wireless communication devices belong,
radio access technology information of each of the two or more wireless communication devices,
information relating to an operable frequency band of each of the two or more wireless communication devices,
information relating to a geographical location and/or region of each of the two or more wireless communication devices,
information relating to a time division duplex (TDD) mode of each of the two or more wireless communication devices, or
information relating to a transmission time interval of each of the two or more wireless communication devices;
determination circuitry configured to
determine a positional relationship among coverages of the two or more wireless communication devices by using the acquired information, and
select an operation parameter for each of the two or more wireless communication devices in accordance with the determined positional relationship; and
a notification circuitry configured to notify the two or more wireless communication devices of the corresponding selected operation parameters,
wherein the operation parameter is set based on a recommended operation parameter acquired by the communication circuitry, and
wherein the determination circuitry is further configured to extract the two or more wireless communication devices from a list of wireless communications devices based on the acquired information.

US Pat. No. 10,993,224

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING INFORMATION

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for transmitting information, comprising:determining, according to a predetermined mode and/or eNB configuration mode, a reference signal; and
transmitting information in a Transmission Time Interval (TTI);
wherein on one of Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) symbols where the reference signal is, and in m continuous PRBs, for each layer of reference signal, one in every x continuous Resource Elements (RE) is the reference signal, wherein the x is one of the following:
an integral multiple of 3;
where ? ? is a function of rounding down, m is a positive integer greater than 1, and n and x are positive integers, n is the number of the REs corresponding to each layer of Demodulation Reference Signal (DMRS) in the m continuous PRBs on the OFDM symbol.

US Pat. No. 10,993,223

RECEPTION APPARATUS AND RECEPTION METHOD

Sun Patent Trust, New Yo...

1. A communication apparatus comprising:a receiver, which, in operation, receives a reference signal, the reference signal being based on a sequence that is initialized with a random seed cinit generated by
cinit=(?ns/2?+1)·(2ID+1)·216+SCID,
the random seed being one of a first random seed and a second random seed, the first random seed being generated using ID specific to a cell, and the second random seed being generated using ID dedicated to the communication apparatus,
wherein, ns is a slot number, SCID is 0 or 1, and the ID is determined based on the SCID; and
circuitry, which, in operation, demodulates data based on the reference signal.

US Pat. No. 10,993,222

FLOATING LINKS

AIRTIES KABLOSUZ ILETISIM...

1. A controller for use in a network, the controller configurable for communication with an access point and a client device, the controller comprising:a memory configured to store a pool of available virtual addresses therein;
at least one network interface; and
a processor configured to,
assign at least one virtual address from the pool of available virtual addresses to the access point as an assigned virtual address to enable the access point to identify itself to the client device and associate with the client device using the assigned virtual address,
prevent the at least one virtual address from the pool of available virtual addresses from being assigned for use by any other access point in the network when the access point and the client device are associated using the at least one virtual address, in response to assigning the at least one virtual address from the pool of available virtual addresses to the access point,
evaluate an end-to-end throughput of alternative routes between the client device and access points in the network in order to determine a desired end-to-end route,
determine whether an end-to-end throughput of a current link between the access point and the client device using the at least one virtual address is greater than the end-to-end throughput of the alternative routes, and
perform a phased handoff operation to transfer information relating to the at least one virtual address to another access point associated with one of the alternative routes in response to determining that the end-to-end throughput of the current link is worse than the end-to-end throughput of the alternative routes, the phased handoff operation including,
transmitting, via at least one network interface of the access point, a command to the other access point to set, after a time period based on a number of queued packets at the access point that are queued for transmission to the client device, at least one network interface of the other access point to be addressable via the at least one virtual address whilst continuing to transmit the number of queued packets that are queued for transmission to the client device,
determining that the other access point has notified the network that the other access point will be using the at least one virtual address to communicate with the client device after the time period,
disassociating the at least one network interface of the access point and the at least one virtual address after the time period, and
transmitting, via the at least one network interface of the access point, a notification to the other access point after the number of queued packets has been depleted, the notification causing the other access point to start transmitting queued data packets to the client device using the at least one virtual address.

US Pat. No. 10,993,221

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INDICATING PREEMPTED RESOURCE INFORMATION

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method performed by a wireless device in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving information for informing whether a downlink signal is transmitted in each of a plurality of durations included in a specific time region; and
receiving the downlink signal based on the information,
wherein a number of the plurality of durations is M, and
wherein the M number of durations are composed of i) one or more first durations in which each of the first durations has a first size and ii) one or more second durations in which each of the second durations has a second size, and
wherein the first size is defined by Ceil(T/M), the second size is defined by Floor(T/M), where T denotes a number of symbols of the specific time region.

US Pat. No. 10,993,220

SIGNALING FOR SRS AND PUSCH TRANSMISSION IN A LAST SYMBOL

Ofinno, LLC, Reston, VA ...

1. A method comprising;receiving by a wireless device:
a sounding reference signal (SRS) request field indicating an SRS is not transmitted in a last symbol of a subframe of an unlicensed cell; and
an ending symbol field for a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) indicating the PUSCH is not transmitted in the last symbol for a first listen before talk procedure to be performed during the last symbol; and
transmitting, in the subframe, a packet via the PUSCH based on the ending symbol field.

US Pat. No. 10,993,216

FLEXIBLE SLOT FORMAT INDICATION (SFI) MONITORING FOR NEW RADIO UNLICENSED COMMUNICATIONS

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. An apparatus of a user equipment (UE), the apparatus comprising:processing circuitry, wherein to configure the UE for New Radio (NR) communications and to determine physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) assignment, the processing circuitry is to:
decode higher layer signaling received from a base station, the higher layer signaling including radio resource control (RRC) signaling with configuration information of a PDCCH search space set, the configuration information including a search space set index identifying the PDCCH search space set, a PDCCH monitoring periodicity, a PDCCH monitoring offset, and a PDCCH monitoring duration indicating a number of slots in the identified PDCCH search space set;
monitor slots of the PDCCH search space set for PDCCH candidates using the PDCCH monitoring periodicity, the PDCCH monitoring offset, and the PDCCH monitoring duration;
upon detecting the PDCCH candidates within the PDCCH search space set, decode uplink (UL) resource information within downlink control information (DCI) of the PDCCH candidates; and
encode data for transmission on a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) based on the UL resource information; and
memory coupled to the processing circuitry, the memory configured to store the configuration information.

US Pat. No. 10,993,215

SPDCCH REUSE INDICATION CONSTRAINT UNDER DMRS SHARING

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:receiving a first downlink shared channel transmission over a first subset of a first set of frequency resources in a first transmission time interval (TTI);
receiving a downlink control transmission comprising a grant of a second set of frequency resources of a second TTI for a second downlink shared channel transmission, wherein the downlink control transmission comprises an indication that a demodulation reference signal of the first downlink shared channel transmission is reused for the second downlink shared channel transmission;
determining whether to rate match the second downlink shared channel transmission around resources of the second set of frequency resources of the second TTI that overlap in frequency with a second subset of the first set of frequency resources that is exclusive of the first subset of the first set of frequency resources; and
receiving the second downlink shared channel transmission over at least a subset of the second set of frequency resources of the second TTI based at least in part on the determining whether to rate match the second downlink shared channel transmission.

US Pat. No. 10,993,214

METHOD FOR PROVIDING CONTROL INFORMATION FOR MUST TRANSMISSION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of receiving a downlink data signal from a base station (BS) by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving downlink control information including an interference signal-related field, wherein the downlink control information is masked by a first UE identifier (ID) indicating absence of an interference signal or one of second UE IDs indicating presence of the interference signal; and
receiving the downlink data signal by using the downlink control information,
wherein, based on the downlink control information being masked by the first UE ID, the downlink data signal is received on the assumption that the interference signal does not exist,
wherein, based on the downlink control information being masked by the one of the second UE IDs, the downlink data signal is received with canceling the interference signal using the one of the second UE IDs, and
wherein each of the second UE IDs indicates the modulation scheme applied to the interference signal.

US Pat. No. 10,993,213

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING SECONDARY CARRIERS IN ASYMMETRIC UPLINK CARRIER AGGREGATION

CHENGDU TD TECH LTD., Ch...

1. A method for controlling secondary carriers in an asymmetric uplink carrier aggregation, characterized by that a carrier aggregation comprises at least one carrier aggregation cluster comprising one downlink primary carrier and K uplink carriers, wherein the K uplink carriers comprise one uplink primary carrier and K-1 uplink secondary carriers which are uplink carriers other than the uplink primary carrier, and K is an integer greater than or equal to 2, the method for controlling secondary carriers in the asymmetric uplink carrier aggregation comprises:transmitting, by an eNB, to a user equipment (UE), configuration information of the uplink secondary carriers configured for the UE, wherein the configuration information comprises carrier common configuration information or UE-specific configuration information;
scheduling, by the eNB, the uplink secondary carriers via a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) of the downlink primary carrier, so that the UE performs a scheduling of a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) to the eNB via the uplink secondary carriers; and
transmitting, by the eNB, to the UE, feedback information of the PUSCH scheduling of the uplink secondary carriers, via a physical hybrid automatic repeat request (ARQ) indicator channel (PHICH) of the downlink primary carrier,
wherein the scheduling, by the eNB, the uplink secondary carriers via the PDCCH of the downlink primary carrier, comprises:
scheduling, by the eNB, the uplink secondary carriers by setting a downlink control information (DCI) format 0 of the PDCCH, wherein the DCI format 0 comprises the carrier indication information, and the carrier indication information is configured to indicate uplink secondary carriers which need to be scheduled; or
scheduling, by the eNB, the uplink secondary carriers through indicating a DCI format 0 channel of the PDCCH via the RRC dedicated signaling; wherein the PDCCH is configured to carry DCI;
wherein when a bandwidth of the uplink secondary carriers is greater than a bandwidth of the downlink primary carrier, the scheduling, by the eNB, the uplink secondary carriers via the PDCCH of the downlink primary carrier further comprises:
increasing a resource allocation granularity of the DCI format 0.

US Pat. No. 10,993,212

METHOD FOR INDICATING NUMBER OF TRANSMITTING PORTS OF UE, UE AND NETWORK DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for indicating a number of transmitting ports of a User Equipment (UE), performed by the UE and comprising:determining whether performance degradation exists for a present frequency and bandwidth combination when the performance degradation exists for a present Band Combination (BC), to obtain a determination result,
determining to indicate a network side that the UE uses the second number of transmitting ports when the determination result indicates that no performance degradation exists for the present frequency and bandwidth combination, the first number being smaller than the second number; and
receiving configuration information sent by the network side, the configuration information comprising at least one of the following:
a BC, or
a frequency and bandwidth combination; and
determining, based on the configuration information, that the first number or second number of transmitting ports is supported for at least one of: the BC, or the frequency and bandwidth combination,
determining to indicate the network side of at least one of the following:
a target BC, for which a second number of the transmitting ports is supported, in the BC for which the performance degradation exists; or
a target frequency and bandwidth combination, for which a second number of the transmitting ports is supported, in the frequency and bandwidth combination for which the performance degradation exists.

US Pat. No. 10,993,210

RESOURCE BLOCK CANDIDATE SELECTION TECHNIQUE EMPLOYING PACKET SCHEDULING IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

Sun Patent Trust, New Yo...

1. A method comprising the steps of:receiving, by a receiver, control information destined for the receiver in a resource contained in configured resource candidates, the resource being a unit for data allocation in a combination of time and frequency domains, the control information including modulation and coding information of a data packet transmitted on a shared data channel (SDCH) destined for the receiver, wherein a PHY frame of the resource includes a control region and a separate data region, and the control information is located in the data region that is allocated after the control region in the time domain;
monitoring, by the receiver, the configured resource candidates, the monitoring including attempting to decode the control information destined for the receiver; and
responsive to the control information being successfully decoded, obtaining the data packet corresponding to the successfully decoded control information.

US Pat. No. 10,993,209

METHOD FOR PERFORMING DATA COMMUNICATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND TERMINAL USING SAME METHOD

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:determining resources that are semi-statically configured for a first data communication; and
performing, on at least one of the resources, the first data communication,
wherein the first data communication has a relatively short latency requirement compared to a latency requirement of a second data communication,
wherein, in case the first data communication is performed, puncturing a resource for the data communication is performed, and
wherein, in case the first data communication is not performed, puncturing a resource for the data communication is not performed.

US Pat. No. 10,993,206

PAGING SCHEME FOR NEW RADIO TECHNOLOGY IN UNLICENSED SPECTRUM

ACER INCORPORATED, New T...

1. A paging method for a user equipment in a New Radio Unlicensed spectrum (NR-U) system, wherein the user equipment is configured with a paging monitor window comprising a plurality of monitor occasions, comprising:determining locations of the plurality of monitor occasions, wherein the locations are within the paging monitor window of a discontinuous reception (DRX) cycle; and
receiving a paging message at the plurality of monitor occasions within the paging monitor window;
wherein the paging monitor window is overlapped with another paging monitor window configured for another user equipment in the NR-U system, and the plurality of monitor occasions configured for another user equipment are not overlapped with the plurality of monitor occasions within the paging monitor window.

US Pat. No. 10,993,205

MODULAR PAGING DEVICE

Statam Systems lnc., Wel...

1. A system comprising:one or more processors; and
a memory storing instructions that, when executed by at least one processor among the one or more processors, cause the system to perform operations comprising:
receiving, at the system, message data that includes a group identifier that corresponds with a plurality of client devices;
transmitting message data to a pager module, the message data comprising at least a group identifier that identifies a message category associated with the message data, the pager module being communicatively coupled to a client device from among the plurality of client device;
forwarding the message data from the pager module to the client device communicatively coupled to the pager module in response to the receiving the message data at the pager module;
identifying the message category of the message data at the client device based on the group identifier; and
causing display of a notification at the client device, the notification including a presentation of the group identifier that identifies the message category, the presentation of the group identifier based on one or more attributes of the message category.

US Pat. No. 10,993,204

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING IF A RECEIVER IS INSIDE OR OUTSIDE A BUILDING OR AREA

NextNav, LLC, Sunnyvale,...

1. A method for determining if a receiver is inside or outside a building or area, the method comprising:determining an estimate of a position of a receiver; and
using the estimate of the position of the receiver and other data to determine if the position of the receiver is inside a first building based on a first geo-fence of the first building or a height of the first building,
wherein using the estimate of the position of the receiver and other data to determine if the position of the receiver is inside a first building comprises:
determining if the estimate of the position is closer to the first geo-fence of the first building than a second geo-fence of a second building, and if the estimate of the position is closer to the first geo-fence of the first building than the second geo-fence of the second building, determining that the receiver is inside the first building;
determining a first distance between the estimate of the position and the first geo-fence of the first building, determining a second distance between the estimate of the position and a second geo-fence of a second building, determining if the first distance and the second distance are within a predefined amount of distance, and if the first distance and the second distance are within the predefined amount of distance, determining that the receiver is between the first building and the second building;
comparing the estimate of the position to the first geo-fence of the first building, determining, based on the comparison, a first relationship between the estimate of the position and the first building, wherein the first relationship specifies whether the estimate of the position is within the first building, outside of the first building, or within an adjacent building, and determining a first confidence level related to the first relationship;
determining if the first building is shorter than the estimated altitude, and if the first building is shorter than the estimated altitude, determining that the position of the receiver is not inside the first building;
determining if the first building is shorter than an estimated altitude, and if the first building is taller than the estimated altitude, determining that the position of the receiver is inside the first building;
determining if the receiver is inside the first building or inside a second building by determining if the first building is shorter than the estimated altitude, determining if the second building is taller than the estimated altitude, and if the first building is shorter than the estimated altitude and if the second building is taller than the estimated altitude, determining that the position of the receiver is inside the second building; or
determining if the receiver is inside the first building or inside a second building by determining if the first building is taller than the estimated altitude, determining if the second building is taller than the estimated altitude, if the first building is taller than the estimated altitude and if the second building is taller than the estimated altitude, determining if the estimated altitude is in an inaccessible area of the first building, and if the estimated altitude is in the inaccessible area of the first building, determining that the position of the receiver is inside the second building.

US Pat. No. 10,993,203

COMMISSIONING ELECTRONIC DEVICES FOR USE IN A TRACKING SYSTEM

Tile, Inc., San Mateo, C...

1. A method, comprising:providing, by an electronic device, an interim unique identifier to a mobile device, the interim unique identifier associated with an interim authentication key;
receiving, by the electronic device from the mobile device, a first random number generated by the mobile device;
generating a hash value by performing, by the electronic device, a hash function operation on the interim unique identifier, the interim authentication key, the first random number received from the mobile device, and a second random number generated by the electronic device;
generating, by the electronic device, a permanent unique identifier and a permanent authentication key for the electronic device based on the generated hash value; and
providing, by the electronic device, the second random number to the mobile device, the mobile device configured to provide the first random number, the second random number, and the interim unique identifier to a tracking server, the tracking server configured to determine the interim authentication key associated with the interim unique identifier and to generate the permanent unique identifier and the permanent authentication key for the electronic device based on the interim unique identifier, the interim authentication key, the first random number, and the second random number.

US Pat. No. 10,993,202

METHOD FOR RECEIVING OR TRANSMITTING REFERENCE SIGNAL FOR LOCATION DETERMINATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of reporting information for positioning by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a location server, assistant data related to a plurality of cells including a reference cell and one or more neighbor cells;
receiving, from the location server, quasi-co-location (QCL) information between a positioning reference signal (PRS) of the plurality of cells and a cell-specific reference signal (CRS) of the plurality of cells;
calculating a reference signal time difference (RSTD) measurement value using both the PRS of the plurality of cells and the CRS of the plurality of cells based on the assistant data and the QCL information; and
reporting the RSTD measurement value to the location server,
wherein the assistant data includes information on a cyclic prefix (CP) length of the PRS of the plurality of cells, a CP length of the CRS of the plurality of cells, and a multicast broadcast single frequency network (MBSFN) subframe configuration of the plurality of cells.

US Pat. No. 10,993,201

LOCATION AWARE NETWORKING FOR AD-HOC NETWORKS AND METHOD THEREFOR

BENCHMARK ELECTRONICS, IN...

1. A method for location aware networking in a wireless ad-hoc network having a plurality of wireless nodes in a geographic area comprising:dividing the geographic area into a plurality of grids;
determining a location of a particular wireless node;
determining a corresponding grid where the particular wireless node resides;
determining a cluster head for the corresponding grid;
connecting corresponding wireless nodes in the corresponding grid to the cluster head, wherein the cluster head of the corresponding grid periodically gather data from the corresponding wireless nodes, aggregate the data and transmits the data to a gateway; and
coupling the cluster head of the corresponding grid to cluster heads of each of the plurality of grids forming a pathway to the gateway, the cluster head of the corresponding grid transmitting the data through the pathway or directly to the gateway;
wherein determining the cluster head for the corresponding grid comprises:
calculating the Euclidean distances between each candidate node for cluster head to each of the corresponding wireless nodes in the corresponding grid;
calculating a criterion for each candidate node, wherein the criterion is the sum of squared distances from each candidate node for cluster head to each of the corresponding wireless nodes divided by the number of corresponding wireless nodes; and
selecting one candidate node as the cluster head for the corresponding grid, wherein the one candidate node selected has the least criterion value.

US Pat. No. 10,993,200

SESSION MANAGEMENT FUNCTION (SMF) DATA STORAGE IN CELLULAR NETWORK REGISTRATION

T-MOBILE USA, INC., Bell...

1. A system for registering a user equipment (UE) with a base station in a cellular network, the system comprising:a Unified Data Management (UDM) entity including a processor and a memory storing instructions for execution by the processor for:
receiving a user equipment identification (UE ID) for the user equipment;
matching the UE ID to a user equipment group identification (UE Group ID);
sending the UE Group ID to the base station in response to the UE ID;
a Session Management Function (SMF) entity including a processor and a memory storing instructions for execution by the processor for:
receiving the UE Group ID; and
matching the UE Group ID to locally-stored Session Management Function Data;
wherein, in response to matching the UE Group ID to locally-stored Session Management Function Data, the base station registers the UE with the cellular network using the locally-stored Session Management Function Data.

US Pat. No. 10,993,199

RADIO NETWORK NODE, UE AND METHODS PERFORMED THEREIN FOR HANDLING COMMUNICATION IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method performed by a user equipment, UE, in a wireless communication network, the method comprising:receiving a registration area configuration including area identifiers associated with different radio cells of different radio access technologies, RATs;
receiving, from a radio network node, a message during a transition of states of the UE, the message including a first mobile identifier having a first length;
responsive to receiving the message, generating a second mobile identifier by adjusting the first length of the first mobile identifier based on a type of a RAT in the registration area configuration of the UE; and
using the second mobile identifier to resume to a second radio network node of the RAT in the registration area configuration of the UE.

US Pat. No. 10,993,198

OUT-OF-SYNCHRONIZATION DETERMINING METHOD AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. An out-of-synchronization determining method, comprising:receiving, by a control network element, interference metrics sent by N base stations, wherein the interference metrics comprise first interference and noise, second interference and noise, and third interference and noise, and the first interference and noise, the second interference and noise, and the third interference and noise are interference received in different uplink subframe symbols;
determining based on the interference metrics, by the control network element, M first to-be-inspected base stations in the N base stations and/or neighboring stations of the N base stations;
determining, by the control network element, P second to-be-inspected base stations, wherein the P second to-be-inspected base stations meet a detection condition that are selected from the M first to-be-inspected base stations, wherein the detection condition is that a characteristic sequence broadcast by the first to-be-inspected base station at a specified position in a radio frame is not received by any neighboring station at the specified position; and
determining, by the control network element, an out-of-synchronization base station in the P second to-be-inspected base stations; wherein
N and M are positive integers, P is an integer, and P is less than or equal to M.

US Pat. No. 10,993,196

IDENTIFYING SYNCHRONIZATION SIGNAL/PHYSICAL BROADCAST CHANNEL BLOCK OCCASIONS

Lenovo (Singapore) PTE. L...

1. A method comprising:identifying a plurality of synchronization signal/physical broadcast channel block occasions configured to enable reception of a plurality of synchronization signal/physical broadcast channel blocks, wherein a first number of the plurality of synchronization signal/physical broadcast channel block occasions is greater than a maximum number of the plurality of synchronization signal/physical broadcast channel blocks; and
receiving the plurality of synchronization signal/physical broadcast channel blocks on a portion of the plurality of synchronization signal/physical broadcast channel block occasions.

US Pat. No. 10,993,195

DETERMINING A POWER HEADROOM REPORT

Lenovo (Singapore) PTE. L...

1. A method comprising:determining a power headroom report for transmission on a physical uplink shared channel resource corresponding to a configured grant; and
transmitting the power headroom report on the physical uplink shared channel resource, wherein:
determining the power headroom report comprises determining whether the power headroom report is based on a real transmission or a reference format based on signaling for configured grants and downlink control information received up until a predetermined time before a first uplink symbol of the physical uplink shared channel resource, wherein the predetermined time is a physical uplink shared channel processing time for the configured grant; and
the predetermined time is computed based on:
a first parameter set to zero; and
a subcarrier spacing of an active downlink bandwidth part of a scheduling cell for the configured grant.

US Pat. No. 10,993,191

ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING ARRAY ANTENNA AND POWER BACKOFF METHOD FOR ANTENNA ARRAY

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

11. A method of performing power backoff for an array antenna comprising a plurality of antenna elements, the method comprising:forming a first beam using the plurality of antenna elements;
communicating with an external electronic device through the first beam;
detecting proximity of an object while communicating with the external electronic device;
determining a number of active antenna elements among the plurality of antenna elements when the proximity of the object is detected; and
deactivating at least one antenna element among the plurality of antenna elements while maintaining the communicating with the external electronic device through the first beam using a remainder of the plurality of antenna elements that is not deactivated, based on the determined number of active antenna elements, wherein the processor, when the instructions are executed, is configured to sequentially deactivate antenna elements arranged in an outer portion among the plurality of antenna elements.

US Pat. No. 10,993,186

ENERGY BUDGETED SYSTEM RECOVERY

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

17. A method, comprising:by a wireless device:
establishing a connection to a serving cell;
measuring a signal strength of the serving cell;
determining that the signal strength of the serving cell is below a threshold;
performing, in response to the determination that the signal strength of the serving cell is below the threshold, a first neighbor cell search;
determining a level of remaining battery power;
determining, based at least in part on the level of remaining battery power, an interval until a second neighbor cell search; and
performing, after the interval, the second neighbor cell search.

US Pat. No. 10,993,184

METHOD OF MANAGING BACKUP POWER FOR WIRELESS VEHICLE COMMUNICATION AND POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM USING THE SAME

Hyundai Motor Company, S...

1. A method of managing backup power for wireless vehicle communication, comprising:determining, by a controller, whether a vehicle is turned on or off;
determining, by the controller, whether a wireless communication unit in the vehicle is in a sleep mode when the vehicle is turned off;
converting, by the controller, the wireless communication controller into a standby mode when the wireless communication controller is in the sleep mode; and
performing, by the controller, power-switching control based on a standby time according to the standby mode.

US Pat. No. 10,993,183

WAKE UP PROCEDURE USING PSEUDO-OMNI BEAM

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a base station, comprising:identifying that data is available to be transmitted to a user equipment (UE) that is operating in a discontinuous reception (DRX) mode;
transmitting, based at least in part on identifying that the data is available to be transmitted to the UE, a wakeup message to the UE using a first transmit beam; and
initiating a beam management procedure based at least in part on identifying that the data is available to be transmitted to the UE, to identify a second transmit beam for the base station to use to transmit the available data to the UE.

US Pat. No. 10,993,182

POWER SAVING METHOD THROUGH USER-SPECIFIC SIGNALING

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for reducing power consumption by a first station (STA) in a mobile communication system, the method comprising:receiving a first trigger frame from an Access Point (AP); and
transmitting a Physical Protocol Data Unit (PPDU) in response to the first trigger frame to the AP using a multi-user scheme,
wherein the first trigger frame includes (a) subsequent scheduling information per STA and comprising multiple bits, each bit of the multiple bits indicating whether a corresponding STA has subsequent scheduling or not, (b) a cascade indicator on whether there is a second trigger frame that follows the first trigger frame, the cascade indicator applied to all STAs that transmit PPDUs using the multi-user scheme, and (c) resource allocation information for Orthogonal Frequency Divisional Multiple Access (OFDMA) random access with a specific value of an Association Identifier (AID) field,
wherein, based on the first STA being a STA using a scheduling based access and based on the cascade indicator indicating that there is no second trigger frame, the first STA transits to the doze state regardless of the subsequent scheduling information per STA,
wherein, based on the first STA being the STA using the scheduling based access, the first STA further determines the subsequent scheduling information per STA based on a determination that the cascade indicator indicates that there is the second trigger frame,
wherein, based on the first STA being the STA using the scheduling based access and based on the subsequent scheduling information per STA indicating that there is no subsequent scheduling for the first STA, the first STA transits to the doze state even if the cascade indicator indicates that the second trigger frame is present, and
wherein, based on the first STA being a STA using the OFDMA random access, the first STA transmits the PPDU using the resource allocation information for OFDMA random access.

US Pat. No. 10,993,181

TECHNIQUES AND APPARATUSES FOR POWER MANAGEMENT VIA CROSS-RAT SIGNALING IN A NON-STANDALONE CONFIGURATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication performed by a first base station associated with a New Radio or 5th Generation (5G) radio access technology (RAT), comprising:generating a message to cause a user equipment to wake up from a power saving state or to reconfigure a cycle associated with the power saving state,
wherein the message includes an indication that the user equipment is to reconfigure or wake up from the power saving state or to reconfigure the cycle; and
transmitting the message toward the user equipment via a second base station, associated with a Long Term Evolution or 4th Generation (4G) RAT and the user equipment, to cause the user equipment to reconfigure or wake up from the power saving state or reconfigure the cycle,
wherein the message is provided to the second base station in a transparent radio resource control (RRC) container.

US Pat. No. 10,993,179

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD AND SYSTEM INCLUDING WIRELESS RELAY DEVICES THAT DETERMINE INFORMATION ABOUT PRESENCE AND ABSENCE OF A RESPONSE SIGNAL FROM A WIRELESS TERMINAL

YAMAHA CORPORATION, Hama...

14. A wireless communication system comprising:a wireless control device; and
a plurality of wireless relay devices each that:
receive a broadcast signal from a wireless terminal;
compare a receiving intensity of the received broadcast signal with a predetermined set value;
transmit, to the wireless terminal, a first signal indicating that the wireless terminal is able to start connection;
transmit, to the wireless control device, first information about presence or absence of a response signal corresponding to presence or absence of transmitting the first signal to the wireless terminal; and
receive, from the wireless control device, an instruction to transmit the first signal to the wireless terminal after transmitting the first information to the wireless control device,
wherein the first signal is transmitted to the wireless terminal upon the result of the comparison indicates that the received broadcast signal is stronger than the predetermined set value regardless of whether the instruction from the wireless control device is received, and
wherein the wireless control device comprises a memory and a processor configured to:
receive, from the plurality of wireless relay devices, the first information and second information about the intensity of the broadcast signal received from the wireless terminal respectively by each of the plurality of wireless relay devices;
transmit, in a case where the first information received from each of the plurality of wireless relay devices indicates absence of the respective response signal, to one wireless relay device, among the plurality of wireless relay devices, based on the second information, the instruction to transmit the first signal to the one wireless relay device; and
not transmit, in a case where the first information received from each of the plurality of wireless relay devices indicates presence of the respective response signal, the instruction to any of the plurality of wireless relay devices,
wherein each of the wireless relay devices transmits, to the wireless control device, the first information and the second information, and
wherein the one wireless relay device transmits to the wireless terminal the first signal upon receiving the broadcast signal from the wireless terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,993,178

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SELECTING AN ACCESS AND MOBILITY MANAGEMENT FUNCTION IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from an access and mobility management function (AMF), a first message including first information for identifying the AMF and the terminal, the first information being assigned upon a successful registration to a first access;
determining whether a public land mobile network (PLMN) associated with a second access is same as a public land mobile network (PLMN) associated with the first access; and
transmitting, to an access network entity for the second access, a second message requesting registration to the second access, the second message including second information for identifying the AMF, in case that the PLMN associated with the second access is the same as the PLMN associated with the first access,
wherein the second information includes at least a part of the first information, and
wherein the second information includes an AMF set identifier for the AMF and an AMF identifier for the AMF.

US Pat. No. 10,993,177

NETWORK SLICE INSTANCE CREATION

Verizon Patent and Licens...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by a device, single-network slice selection assistance information (S-NSSAI) associated with a user equipment,
wherein the S-NSSAI is associated with a network;
determining, by the device, location information associated with the user equipment;
determining, by the device, whether the S-NSSAI is associated with an existing network slice instance (NSI) at a location identified by the location information;
determining, by the device, that network functions associated with the S-NSSAI are not available at the location, based on the S-NSSAI not being associated with the existing NSI at the location or that the existing NSI at the location is unavailable;
determining, by the device and based on determining that the network functions associated with the S-NSSAI are not available at the location, that an NSI is to be created for the S-NSSAI,
wherein the network functions associated with the S-NSSAI are not associated with the existing NSI at the location; and
creating, by the device and based on determining that an NSI for the S-NSSAI is to be created, a new NSI based on a network service (NS) associated with the user equipment,
wherein the new NSI is created using a network function virtualization orchestrator (NFVO), associated with the network, that allocates resources, of the network, for the new NSI according to the NS, and
wherein the new NSI is randomly assigned;
assigning, by the device, an NSI identifier to the new NSI;
indicating, by the device and to the NFVO, that an NS instance, associated with the NS, is to be created;
receiving, by the device and from the NFVO, an NS instance identifier associated with the NS instance; and
mapping, by the device, the NSI identifier to the NS instance identifier to permit the user equipment to use allocated resources for the new NSI.

US Pat. No. 10,993,176

DISCOVERING PHYSICAL CELL IDENTIFIERS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications, comprising:receiving, in a portion of bandwidth, a unified synchronization signal from one or more cells in a zone, wherein the unified synchronization signal identifies the zone, which includes multiple cells; and
receiving, in the portion of bandwidth, a cell-specific signal from a cell of the one or more cells in the zone, wherein the cell-specific signal identifies the cell.

US Pat. No. 10,993,175

SPECTRUM INFORMATION QUERY SYSTEM AND A SECURED QUERY PROXY DEVICE

Whizpace Pte Ltd, Singap...

1. A spectrum information query system, the system comprising,a database storing spectrum information;
one or more spectrum utilising devices forming a first communications network; and
a secured query proxy device, the secured query proxy device configured to communicate at its front-end with the database storing spectrum information, wherein the secured query proxy device is configured at its back-end for a one-way downlink to the first communications network;
a decoupled source that is decoupled from the first communications network, the source being coupled to the secured query proxy device, wherein the secured query proxy device is configured to obtain information associated with the first communications network via the decoupled source, the secured query proxy device being further configured to perform encryption of obtained information associated with the first communications network obtained from the decoupled source; and
wherein the secured query proxy device is further configured to apply one or more data preservation measures to the received spectrum information prior to transmission of the received spectrum information to the first communications network via the one-way downlink.

US Pat. No. 10,993,174

USER APPARATUS, BASE STATION, AND PREAMBLE TRANSMISSION METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A terminal comprising:a receiver configured to receive synchronization signal blocks corresponding to beams; and
a transmitter configured to transmit a preamble using one of resources corresponding to the synchronization signal blocks,
wherein the receiver receives a system information block (SIB), that is transmitted by a beam, out of SIBs transmitted by beams, and
wherein each of the SIBs includes information of the resources.

US Pat. No. 10,993,172

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING ACCESS BARRING CHECK

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of performing, by a user equipment (UE), an access barring check in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving a first list that relates a plurality of access categories with a plurality of indices, wherein each of the plurality of indices is related to one or more access categories among the plurality of access categories;
receiving a second list comprising a plurality of barring information, wherein each of the plurality of barring information is indexed by each of the plurality of indices, wherein each of the plurality of barring information comprises a barring factor and a barring time;
determining, by a non-access stratum (NAS) layer of the UE, a first access category for an access attempt to a cell, wherein the first access category is informed by the NAS layer of the UE to a radio resource control (RRC) layer of the UE;
based on the first access category that the NAS layer of the UE informs to the RRC layer of the UE, selecting, by the RRC layer of the UE, among the plurality of indices from the first list, a first index that is related to the first access category;
after selecting the first index that is related to the first access category, selecting, by the RRC layer of the UE, among the plurality of barring information from the second list, first barring information that is related to the first index related to the first access category;
performing, by the RRC layer of the UE, the access barring check for the first access category, based on a first barring factor and a first barring time comprised in the first barring information; and
performing uplink transmission based on performing the access barring check.

US Pat. No. 10,993,171

ADVERTISEMENT OF COMMUNICATION SCHEDULES FOR MULTIPLE BASIC SERVICE SETS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

22. A method for wireless communication by an apparatus comprising:obtaining a frame from a wireless node, said frame comprising:
a header comprising a first address of a plurality of addresses;
a first portion comprising one or more indications of one or more second addresses of the plurality of addresses; and
a second portion comprising first parameters for communication with the wireless node;
determining whether the apparatus is associated with the first address or one of the one or more second addresses, wherein the determination comprises comparing an address of the apparatus with the first address and the one or more second addresses;
if the determination indicates the apparatus is associated with the first address, communicating with the wireless node based on the first parameters; and
if the determination indicates the apparatus is associated with one of the second addresses, determining whether to communicate with the wireless node using the first parameters or using second parameters associated with said one of the second addresses, wherein:
the first address is associated with a first basic service set (BSS) and the first parameters indicate first target wake time (TWT) parameters for the first BSS; and
said one of the second addresses is associated with a second basic service set (BSS) and the second parameters indicate second target wake time (TWT) parameters for the second BSS.

US Pat. No. 10,993,170

METHOD FOR OPERATING A WIRELESS DEVICE IN A CELLULAR NETWORK

THALES DIS AIS DEUTSCHLAN...

1. A method for operating a wireless device in a cellular network, the wireless device operating with a base node of the cellular network, the method comprising:receiving a barring indication from the base node, the barring indication identifying a first intensive use level, of a plurality of intensive use levels, for barring, wherein the plurality of intensive use levels indicate an increasing intensity of use of available resources of the base node;
determining whether the wireless device is operating in an intensive use mode based on usage by the wireless device of available resources of the base node being above a threshold amount;
determining which of the plurality of intensive use levels is associated with the wireless device based on an amount of available resources of the base node being used by the wireless device;
responsive to determining that the wireless device is operating in the intensive use mode, determining whether the wireless device is operating in a privileged service having a higher priority than a non-privileged service or is operating in the non-privileged service;
responsive to determining that the wireless device is operating in the privileged service, continuing the operation of the wireless device with the base node regardless of the determined intensive use level associated with the wireless device;
responsive to determining that the wireless device is operating in the non-privileged service and is associated with one of the plurality of intensive use levels associated with a lower intensity of use than indicated by the identified first intensive use level, continuing the operation of the wireless device with the base node; and
responsive to determining that the wireless device is operating in the non-privileged service and is associated with one of the plurality of intensive use levels associated with an equal or higher intensity of use than indicated by the identified first intensive use level, suppressing the operation of the wireless device with the base node.

US Pat. No. 10,993,169

DEEP PACKET INSPECTION (DPI) AWARE CLIENT STEERING AND LOAD BALANCING IN WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK (WLAN) INFRASTRUCTURE

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. A non-transitory computer readable medium for network load balancing, comprising instructions which, when executed by a hardware processor, cause the hardware processor to:determine whether a first access point has a load capability to provide network access for a first client device by:
determining a set of applications running on the first client device;
based on the determined set of applications, determining a first set of categories associated with the first client device; and
determining whether the first access point has the load capability based on determining whether the first access point has resources to handle a set of network requirements associated with the first set of categories; and
responsive to determining that the first access point does not have load capability to provide network access to the first client device,
determine whether the first client device has any active latency sensitive sessions associated with the first set of categories; and
responsive to determining that the client device does not have any active latency sensitive sessions, steer the first client device to the second access point.

US Pat. No. 10,993,167

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GEO-STAGING OF SENSOR DATA THROUGH DISTRIBUTED GLOBAL (CLOUD) ARCHITECTURE

FedEx Corporate Services,...

1. A computer-implemented method, comprising the following operations performed via one or more processors:identifying an expected route associated with a mobile device;
identifying one or more storage devices in proximity the expected route;
selecting one or more of the identified storage devices based on at least one of a geographical distance between the identified storage devices and the expected route, a number of links between the identified storage devices and the expected route, a processing speed of the identified storage devices, or a speed for communications between the identified storage devices and the expected route; and
enabling real-time data published by or provided to the mobile device, to be stored on the one or more selected storage devices.

US Pat. No. 10,993,166

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for data transmission, applied to an electronic device that uses a plurality of wireless communication links, the method comprising:acquiring a first data packet to be sent;
determining a first data stream to which the first data packet belongs;
detecting a link state of the first data stream;
when the link state of the first data stream is an establishing state and the first data packet is sent for the first time, selecting a first wireless communication link from the plurality of wireless communication links for the first data packet, and marking the first data packet according to a first link identifier of the first wireless communication link;
sending the first data packet through a network interface of the first wireless communication link according to the first link identifier; and
when the first data packet is not sent for the first time, selecting a second link identifier of a second wireless communication link to mark the first data packet, and sending the first data packet through a network interface of the second wireless communication link according to the second link identifier, wherein the second wireless communication link is a different wireless communication link from the first wireless communication link.

US Pat. No. 10,993,165

FLEXIBLE SUPPORT OF MULTI-HOMING IN NETWORKS OF MOVING THINGS INCLUDING AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES BASED NETWORKS

VENIAM, INC., Mountain V...

1. A method for providing multi-homing communications comprising:in a vehicle communication network comprising one or more mobile access points (MAPs) and one or more fixed access points (FAPs):
determining performance characteristics for each one of a plurality of distinct network connections at a particular mobile access point (MAP) of said one or more mobile access points (MAPs) in said network;
determining performance requirements associated with said communications, wherein said determining comprises, for each one of said communications:
determining a type of client associated with said one of said communications;
determining, based on said type of client and a client-type based database, client-type based performance requirements for said type of client; and
setting performance requirements for said one of said communications based on determined client-type based performance requirements, wherein said setting comprises assigning priority value to each of said performance requirements;
selecting, based on said determined performance characteristics and said determined performance requirements, one or more of said plurality of distinct network connections, wherein said selecting is based on, at least in part, a priority value assigned to one or more of said performance requirements; and
forwarding traffic associated with said communications using said selected one or more of said plurality of distinct network connections; and
controlling said forwarding of traffic based on type of multi-homing, wherein said controlling comprises managing assigning of packets corresponding to said communications based on said type of multi-homing.

US Pat. No. 10,993,163

OPTIMIZING MESSAGE FORWARDING IN A WIRELESS MESH NETWORK

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A receiving node of a wireless network, comprising:a hardware processor configured to decide about retransmission of a message received from a transmitting node, based on whether the transmitting node has at least one layout element of a layout plan in common with the receiving node,
wherein the layout plan relates to a spatial arrangement of the wireless network, and
wherein the at least one layout element of the layout plan is associated with the receiving node.

US Pat. No. 10,993,162

RADIO LINK AGGREGATION

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method, implemented in a network device, the method comprising:distributing a plurality of symbol blocks, received via a plurality of input streams, to a plurality of output links comprised in a defined connection according to a mapping of the symbol blocks to the output links;
responsive to an input stream of the plurality of input streams being empty such that an expected symbol block is not received, distributing idle data to the output link mapped to the expected symbol block to maintain the mapping of the symbol blocks to the output links;
transmitting the symbol blocks and idle data over the defined connection via the plurality of output links and according to the distribution.

US Pat. No. 10,993,160

CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

British Telecommunication...

1. A method for determining mobile base station handover and transmission parameters in a cellular telecommunications network with overlapping base station coverage areas, the method comprising:identifying a first target donor base station and a second target donor base station, wherein an overlap of respective coverage areas of the first target donor base station and the second target donor base station covers a route of a mobile base station that has a first interface for wirelessly communicating with a serving donor base station and a second interface for communicating with a User Equipment (UE), wherein the serving donor base station has a first interface for communicating with a first cellular core networking node and a second interface for wirelessly communicating with the mobile base station, and wherein user traffic of the UE is transmitted between the first cellular core networking node and the UE via the serving donor base station and the mobile base station;
determining a time of arrival of the mobile base station within the overlap based on at least one location of the mobile base station along a future route that intersects with the overlap;
determining a configuration parameter of the first target donor base station and a configuration parameter of the second target donor base station in advance of the time of arrival of the mobile base station within the overlap;
based on the determined configuration parameter of the first target donor base station being identified as preferred relative to the determined configuration parameter of the second target donor base station, initiating a handover of the mobile base station to the first target donor base station; and
selecting at least one configuration parameter for transmissions by the mobile base station based on the determined configuration parameter of the second target donor base station so as to mitigate interference with the second target donor base station when the mobile base station is served by the first target donor base station.

US Pat. No. 10,993,159

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A communication apparatus comprising:one or more processors; and
one or more memories including instructions that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the communication apparatus to:
detect, when the communication apparatus is in a first wireless network, a second wireless network different from the first wireless network;
determine, in a case where the second wireless network is detected, whether the second wireless network has a function for a Fast Initial Link Setup (FILS) method for connecting;
check whether the communication apparatus is communicating data in the first wireless network; and
control handover processing for switching a connection from the first wireless network to the second wireless network so that:
(1) the handover processing is performed if the communication apparatus is not communicating data in the first wireless network on condition that the communication apparatus is not communicating data in the first wireless network in a case where it is determined that the second wireless network does not have the function, and
(2) the handover processing is performed even if the communication apparatus is communicating data in the first wireless network not on condition that the communication apparatus is not communicating data in the first wireless network in a case where it is determined that the second wireless network has the function.

US Pat. No. 10,993,158

MOBILE TERMINAL APPARATUS, BASE STATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD

PANASONIC CORPORATION, O...

1. A mobile terminal apparatus configured to perform a handover for switching a connection destination from a base station apparatus of a source cell to a base station apparatus of a target cell, the mobile terminal apparatus comprising:a communication device configured to perform wireless communication with the base station apparatus of the source cell and the base station apparatus of the target cell; and
a controller configured such that, when a measurement of communication quality of the target cell is equal to or greater than a first threshold value, the controller starts preparation for a handover to the base station apparatus of the target cell, and when the measurement is equal to or greater than a second threshold value, the controller performs the handover,
wherein, until a waiting time has elapsed after performing the handover, the controller performs a timing control for maintaining an immediate handover state in which the controller can immediately perform a handover to the base station apparatus of the source cell, and wherein, when the waiting time has elapsed, the controller ends the immediate handover state and enters a normal handover state in which the controller requires preparation for a handover.

US Pat. No. 10,993,157

CONFIGURABLE DOWNLINK AND UPLINK CHANNELS FOR IMPROVING TRANSMISSION OF DATA BY SWITCHING DUPLEX NOMINAL FREQUENCY SPACING ACCORDING TO CONDITIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method comprising:receiving sector information sent by a base station on a first downlink channel,
wherein the sector information indicates multiple uplink channels and multiple downlink channels available for use with the base station that sent the sector information, and
wherein the multiple available uplink channels and the multiple available downlink channels are in a same frequency band;
ascertaining an uplink channel based on the received sector information;
using the uplink channel to communicate with the base station;
ascertaining a downlink channel among the multiple downlink channels based on the received sector information; and
using the downlink channel to communicate with the base station,
wherein the downlink channel is ascertained independently of the uplink channel such that a frequency distance between the ascertained uplink and downlink channels is not fixed.

US Pat. No. 10,993,156

VARIABLE SIZE LINEAR VIDEO CONTENT BUFFERS FOR UNINTERRUPTED HANDOVER IN A MULTI-BEAM SATELLITE SYSTEM

VIASAT, INC., Carlsbad, ...

1. A method for providing media content to a media client on a craft, comprising:initiating a first streaming media session with a remote media server using a first communication link;
receiving linear media data associated with the first streaming media session from a remote media buffer associated with the remote media server and at a first transmission rate over the first communication link;
buffering the linear media data associated with the first streaming media session and received at the first transmission rate in a local media buffer at a first buffer size;
providing buffered linear media data associated with the first streaming media session and received at the first transmission rate from the local media buffer for consumption on the media client;
identifying an expected link transition between the first communication link and a second communication link;
determining whether the first communication link and the second communication link are on different communication access networks;
if it is determined that the first communication link and the second communication link are on different communication access networks:
increasing buffering of the received linear media data in the local media buffer from the first buffer size to a second buffer size prior to an expected link transition initiation time between the first communication link and a second communication link by receiving, at a second transmission rate over the first communication link, linear media data associated with the first streaming media session from the remote media buffer, the second transmission rate being higher than the first transmission rate;
providing, during a link transition time associated with the expected link transition initiation time, buffered linear media data associated with the first streaming media session and received at the second transmission rate from the local media buffer for consumption on the media client; and
if it is determined that the first communication link and the second communication link are not on different communication access networks:
maintaining the first transmission rate over the first communication link and the first buffer size until the expected link transition; and
providing buffered linear media from the local media buffer of the first buffer size during the link transition time.

US Pat. No. 10,993,155

IMPLEMENTING FUNCTIONAL SPLIT OF PROTOCOL FUNCTIONS IN A CENTRAL BASE STATION UNIT

British Telecommunication...

7. A system comprising:at least one processor and memory configured to, in a cellular telecommunications network having a first central base station unit connecting to each of a plurality of distributed base station units:
identify a cluster of distributed base station units within the plurality of distributed base station units, wherein each member of the cluster has a neighboring relationship with another member of the cluster that satisfies a threshold;
use a first functional split in which a first set of protocol functions are implemented in the first central base station unit and a second set of protocol functions are implemented by each member of the cluster of distributed base station units;
identify a change in the membership of the cluster of distributed base station units; and, in response,
cause the first central base station unit and each member of the cluster of distributed base station units to implement a second functional split in which a third set of protocol functions are implemented in the first central base station unit and a fourth set of protocol functions are implemented by each member of the cluster of distributed base station units.

US Pat. No. 10,993,154

OPTIMIZING NEW RADIO STANDALONE AND DUAL CONNECTIVITY ACCESS

T-Mobile USA, Inc., Bell...

1. A method performed by a cellular communication device, the method comprising:receiving data from a first base station of a cell, the first base station being associated with a second base station of the cell to support non-standalone dual connectivity, wherein the first base station operates using a first radio access technology and the second base station operates using a second radio access technology;
the data comprising:
a designation of a first service quality that is available to the cellular communication device for standalone connectivity using the first base station; and
a designation of a second service quality that is available to the cellular communication device for non-standalone dual connectivity using the first base station and the second base station;
selecting, as a selected base station, one of the first base station and the second base station, based at least in part on the first service quality and the second service quality; and
attaching to the selected base station.

US Pat. No. 10,993,153

MEASUREMENT GAP COMMUNICATION

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method for measurement gap configuration performed by a network node operating as a master node (MN) in dual connectivity with a secondary node (SN), the method comprising:receiving a notification from the secondary node that it will perform a secondary node modification procedure;
determining that a measurement gap configuration or reconfiguration is required; and
sending a response message to the secondary node in response to said notification, wherein the response message includes new measurement gap configuration information and maximum allowed number of measurement information.

US Pat. No. 10,993,151

CELL SWITCHING FOR DISCONTINUOUS TRANSMISSION (DTX) IN SHARED SPECTRUM

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of communication, comprising:exchanging, by an access point, data and control signaling over a communication medium via a Primary Cell (PCell) provided by the access point on a first component carrier;
exchanging, by the access point, data signaling over the communication medium via a Secondary Cell (SCell) provided by the access point on a second component carrier;
determining, by the access point, a load balancing condition based on a traffic imbalance between the first component carrier and one or more other component carriers that satisfies a threshold;
reconfiguring, by the access point, the SCell as the PCell and the PCell as the SCell for one or more access terminals based on the load balancing condition, wherein the reconfiguring comprises:
sending, via the first component carrier, a handover command to the one or more access terminals, the handover command instructing the one or more access terminals to reconfigure their PCell and SCell designations;
receiving, via the second component carrier, a handover confirmation from the one or more access terminals; and
switching PCell operation to the second component carrier;
adjusting one or more cell reselection parameters to bias cell reselection towards selection of a target PCell; and
signaling the one or more adjusted cell reselection parameters to an idle mode access terminal to trigger a cell reselection of the target PCell.

US Pat. No. 10,993,149

OPERATING A TERMINAL DEVICE IN A CELLULAR MOBILE COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Sony Corporation, Tokyo ...

1. A method for operating a terminal device in a cellular mobile communication network, the cellular mobile communication network comprising at least one first base station using a first radio resource, and at least one second base station using a second radio resource, the terminal device comprising a first transceiver for communicating via the first radio resource and a second transceiver for communicating via the second radio resource, the method comprising:determining a radio resource control information for the second radio resource,
receiving, at the terminal device, the radio resource control information for the second radio resource via the first transceiver,
establishing, via the second transceiver, a user data communication between the second base station and the terminal device as defined by the radio resource control information,
setting the first transceiver in an idle mode subsequent to at least receiving the radio resource control information,
determining a state of a radio transmission between the second base station and terminal device wherein determining the state of the radio transmission comprises at least one of:
determining a quality information relating to the radio transmission between the second base station and terminal device, and
determining a mobility event of the terminal device, and
setting the first transceiver in an active mode depending on the state of the radio transmission between the second base station and terminal device.

US Pat. No. 10,993,147

OUT-OF-BAND BANDWIDTH RSVP MANAGER

Satcom Direct, Inc., Mel...

1. A wireless communication bandwidth allocation management system coupled to a plurality of communication systems, comprising:at least one user requestor device onboard an aircraft having a mobile application for requesting, via out-of-band communications, a channel having desired Quality of Service (QoS) data transfer rate characteristics over said plurality of communication systems; and
a communication gateway comprising an onboard aircraft Quality of Service router, the communication gateway configured to:
receive said request from said at least one user requestor device, via out-of-band communications, for reservation of a channel having the desired QoS data transfer rate characteristics;
query the plurality of communication systems for a channel that has the desired Quality of Service data transfer rate characteristics matching the request;
determine if the requested channel having the desired Quality of Service data transfer rate characteristics is available to the at least one user requestor device through at least one of said plurality of communication systems;
negotiate with at least one of said plurality of communication systems to acquire a connection with one of the plurality of communication systems for the requested channel having the desired Quality of Service data transfer rate characteristics;
reserve the requested channel having the desired Quality of Service data transfer rate characteristics for the at least one user requestor device from one of said plurality of communication systems when the requested channel having the desired Quality of Service data transfer rate characteristics becomes available;
signaling periodic keep alive messages between the communication gateway and the at least one user requestor device to maintain the channel having the desired QoS data transfer rate characteristics, and
terminate the reservation of the channel having desired Quality of Service data transfer rate characteristics when the at least one user requestor device notifies the communication gateway that the desired channel having Quality of Service data transfer rate characteristics is no longer needed.

US Pat. No. 10,993,146

USER EQUIPMENT MAXIMUM BANDWIDTH CONTROL METHOD AND DEVICE, COMPUTER STORAGE MEDIUM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for maximum bandwidth control, comprising:acquiring, by a network element configured to provide network access to a user equipment, a subscribed user equipment-aggregated maximum bit rate (UE-AMBR) and an aggregated maximum bit rate (AMBR) value corresponding to each of all established protocol data unit (PDU) sessions from a core network;
calculating, by the network element, a second UE-AMBR based on the subscribed UE-AMBR and the AMBR value corresponding to each of the all established PDU sessions, wherein the second UE-AMBR is equal to a minimum of the subscribed AMBR and the AMBR value; and
executing, by the network element, bandwidth control on a Non-Guaranteed Bit Rate (Non GBR) service of a user equipment (UE) according to the second UE-AMBR.

US Pat. No. 10,993,145

COMMUNICATION DEVICE, COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND PROGRAM

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A communication device, comprising:a processor configured to generate:
at least one first protocol data unit (PDU) for a first multicast group of a plurality of multicast groups, and
at least one second PDU for a second multicast group of the plurality of multicast groups,
wherein a header of each of the at least one first PDU includes:
first multicast group information that includes an identifier corresponding to the first multicast group, and
a first multicast group specific sequence number of a data unit carried by the corresponding first PDU,
wherein each of the at least one first PDU includes the corresponding first PDU data unit,
wherein a header of each of the at least one second PDU includes:
second multicast group information that includes an identifier corresponding to the second multicast group, and
a second multicast group specific sequence number of a data unit carried by the corresponding second PDU, and
wherein each of the at least one second PDU includes the corresponding second PDU data unit; and
a transceiver configured to transmit the at least one first PDU and the at least one second PDU.

US Pat. No. 10,993,143

METHOD FOR IMPROVING TRANSMISSION RATE IN MESH NETWORK

AMBIT MICROSYSTEMS (SHANG...

11. A wireless access device comprising:a first antenna communicatively coupling the wireless access device to at least one client terminal; and
a processor configured for:
receiving a signal sent by the at least one client terminal;
determining channel state information of the at least one client terminal according to identity information of the client terminal in the signal;
calculating data sent by the at least one client terminal to the wireless access device according to the channel state information and the signal of the at least one client terminal;
allocating a number of client terminals connected to the wireless access device in a mesh network according to a preset mechanism, wherein the mesh network comprises a plurality of wireless access devices and a plurality of client terminals, each of the wireless access devices being communicatively coupled to at least one of the client terminals;
assigning the client terminal having a high priority to the wireless access device in the mesh network being connected to a least amount of client terminals.

US Pat. No. 10,993,142

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CIOT DEVICE DATA TRANSFER

Nokia of America Corporat...

1. User equipment (UE), comprising:a wireless transceiver configured to communicate with a network; and
processing circuitry including at least one processing device and at least one memory device, wherein the processing circuitry is configured to:
enter into an idle state without an established signaling connection to the network;
obtain pending user data for transmission;
generate an indication that subsequent downlink data is not expected;
insert the user data and the indication into a control plane service request message; and
transmit the control plane service request message to the network using a control signaling protocol.

US Pat. No. 10,993,140

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CLOSED LOOPED TUNING OF DYNAMIC SPECTRUM SHARING IN NETWORKS

Verizon Patent and Licens...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by a device, first traffic associated with a first network type service;
receiving, by the device, second traffic associated with a second network type service;
receiving, by the device, core network data associated with a core network that provides the first network type service and the second network type service;
calculating, by the device, a per quality of service class identifier (QCI) split for the first traffic and the second traffic based on the core network data;
calculating, by the device, an initial resource split for the first traffic and the second traffic based on the per QCI split;
providing, by the device and to a first device, data identifying the initial resource split;
receiving, by the device, a traffic bias per QCI for the first traffic and the second traffic based on providing the data identifying the initial resource split to the first device;
calculating, by the device, a final resource split for the first traffic and the second traffic based on the traffic bias per QCI; and
causing, by the device, the final resource split for the first traffic and the second traffic to be implemented via a resource associated with a radio access network.

US Pat. No. 10,993,139

QUALITY OF SERVICE MANAGEMENT FOR INTERWORKING BETWEEN DIFFERENT COMMUNICATION ARCHITECTURES

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A method implemented by a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) for handling quality of service (QoS) during an inter-system change, the method comprising:sending a protocol data unit (PDU) modification request to a session management function (SMF) network node indicating support for reflective quality of service (RQoS) upon an inter-system change of the WTRU from an Evolved Packet System (EPS) to a 5G System (5GS) network;
receiving an indication that the modification request was received;
receiving first data in a PDU session with a specific QoS; and
sending second data in the PDU session using the specific QoS in response to receiving the first data and the indication that the modification request was received.

US Pat. No. 10,993,138

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING DATA FLOW IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a master node (MN) for a dual connectivity, in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:identifying a quality of service (QoS) flow to be assigned to a protocol layer in a secondary node (SN) for the dual connectivity from one or more QoS flows of a packet data unit (PDU) session in the MN; and
transmitting, to a network entity, a request message for the QoS flow of the PDU session,
wherein the protocol layer in the SN is associated with the PDU session, and
wherein the protocol layer in the SN is a layer for a mapping between the QoS flow and a data radio bearer (DRB).

US Pat. No. 10,993,136

METHOD FOR PERFORMING REFLECTIVE QUALITY OF SERVICE (QOS) IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND A DEVICE THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE) operating in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving a downlink (DL) Service Data Adaptation Protocol (SDAP) Protocol Data Unit (PDU) via a DL Data Radio Bearer (DRB),
wherein the DL SDAP PDU includes a DL SDAP header prepended to DL Data, wherein the DL SDAP header includes a Quality of service Flow Identification (QFI), a first indication related to a Quality of Service (QoS) flow for an Access Stratum (AS) level, and a second indication related to a QoS flow for a Non Access Stratum (NAS) level;
storing, by a SDAP entity of the UE, a QoS flow to DRB mapping rule of the DL SDAP PDU as a QoS flow to DRB mapping rule for uplink (UL) based on the first indication being set to ‘1’; and
informing, by the SDAP entity to a NAS layer of the UE, the QFI based on the second indication being set to ‘1’.

US Pat. No. 10,993,135

SSID TO QCI MAPPING

Parallel Wireless, Inc., ...

1. A multi-radio access technology (multi-RAT) base station, comprising:a processor;
a Wi-Fi portion coupled to the processor; and
a network portion coupled to the processor, the processor configured to perform steps comprising:
broadcasting at least one Wi-Fi network identifier for a Wi-Fi network from the Wi-Fi portion;
mapping a Wi-Fi network identifier for a received data packet to a quality value in a datagram header;
assigning, subsequently and using the quality value in the datagram header, an appropriate data bearer for the datagram, the data bearer having a quality of service class identifier (QCI) for the type of traffic expected to be sent over a particular Wi-Fi network associated with the Wi-Fi network identifier;
establishing a first evolved packet system (EPS) bearer and a second EPS bearer, the first EPS bearer having a higher priority QCI than the second EPS bearer; and
forwarding higher-priority datagrams over the first EPS bearer and forwarding lower-priority datagrams over the second EPS bearer, over a tunnel to a core network via the network-portion, based on a corresponding Wi-Fi network identifier for each datagram as received,
thereby assigning a quality of service for the datagram in the core network corresponding to the expected type of traffic in the Wi-Fi network and
wherein the base station is part of a multi-RAT network.

US Pat. No. 10,993,134

RADIO RESOURCE MEASUREMENT METHOD, RADIO RESOURCE SELECTION METHOD, AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method comprising:obtaining, by a terminal, first measurement configuration information;
obtaining, by the terminal, a plurality of beam reference signals from one or more base stations;
measuring, by the terminal, the plurality of beam reference signals according to the first measurement configuration information, to obtain measurement values of the plurality of beam reference signals; and
performing, by the terminal, filtering on the measurement values of the plurality of beam reference signals, to obtain a measurement result, wherein the measurement result comprises a cell measurement result or a beam measurement result, the cell measurement result indicating a measurement of a cell associated with a base station of the one or more base stations, and the beam measurement result indicating a measurement of a beam in which a beam reference signal is sent; and
wherein the performing, by the terminal, the filtering on the measurement values of the plurality of beam reference signals comprises:
obtaining, by the terminal, measurement values of sets of beam reference signals in the plurality of beam reference signals, the sets of beam reference signals being received within a preset time range, each set of beam reference signals being received at a same moment;
averaging, by the terminal, measurement values of each set of beam reference signals, to obtain an average measurement value of a corresponding set of beam reference signals; and
processing, by the terminal in a preset manner, average measurement values of the respective sets of beam reference signals within the preset time range, to obtain a first measurement result, and using the first measurement result as the cell measurement result.

US Pat. No. 10,993,133

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REPORTING MEASUREMENT RESULT

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method in which a terminal reports a measurement result in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving a measurement configuration comprising a measurement object and a reporting configuration,
wherein the measurement object does not comprise a first wireless local area network (WLAN),
wherein the measurement object comprises a second WLAN, and
wherein the reporting configuration comprises a first measurement report triggering condition to be applied to i) the first WLAN not comprised in the measurement object and ii) the second WLAN comprised in the measurement object;
determining that measurement reporting for the first WLAN not comprised in the measurement object is allowed, based on the first measurement report triggering condition comprised in the reporting configuration;
measuring the first WLAN not comprised in the measurement object and the second WLAN comprised in the measurement object; and
reporting a measurement result for the first WLAN not comprised in the measurement object, based on the measurement result for the first WLAN satisfying the first measurement report triggering condition.

US Pat. No. 10,993,132

GENERALIZED MOBILITY SCHEDULING FRAMEWORK

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a user equipment (UE), comprising:determining a set of scheduled synchronization signal transmission times;
selecting at least one candidate beam from a set of candidate beams for a dynamic measurement during one of a first subset of the set of scheduled synchronization signal transmission times, wherein the first subset of the set of scheduled synchronization signal transmission times is allocated for dynamic measurement;
performing a measure procedure on the at least one candidate beam during the one of the first subset of scheduled synchronization signal transmission times; and
transmitting at least one measurement report corresponding to the measure procedure performed on the at least one candidate beam.

US Pat. No. 10,993,131

METHOD FOR PERFORMING LOGGING BY TERMINAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND TERMINAL USING SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

6. A user equipment (UE) comprising:a transceiver configured for transmitting and receiving a radio signal; and
a processor operatively coupled to the transceiver, wherein the processor is configured to:
determine whether a downlink is affected by interference;
determine whether to perform logging of a measurement for the downlink based upon a determination that it is unclear whether the downlink is affected by the interference and that a module in the UE is turned on to effect the measurement for the downlink;
perform the logging of the measurement for the downlink based on the determination that is unclear whether the downlink is affected by the interference and that a module in the UE is turned on to effect the measurement for the downlink; and
control the transceiver to transmit, to a base station, the logged measurement with potential interference information, wherein the potential interference information informs the base station that the logged measurement is possibly affected by interference.

US Pat. No. 10,993,130

MEASUREMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A measurement method, comprising:directly receiving, by served user equipment (UE) accessing a serving base station, restrictive measurement resources of at least two neighboring cells respectively sent by base stations serving the at least two neighboring cells; and
performing, by the served UE based on the restrictive measurement resources, Radio Resource Management (RRM) measurement on a neighboring cell, in the at least two neighboring cells, whose measurement resource is to be limited, and/or performing radio link monitoring (RLM) on a serving cell of the served UE based on the restrictive measurement resources; and, wherein directly receiving, by the served UE accessing a serving base station, restrictive measurement resources of at least two neighboring cells that are respectively sent by base stations serving the at least two neighboring cells comprises:
directly receiving, by the served UE by using broadcast channels of the at least two neighboring cells, the restrictive measurement resources of the at least two neighboring cells that are respectively sent by the base stations serving the at least two neighboring cells; and
sending, by the served UE, a requirement indication to each of the at least two neighboring cells, wherein the requirement indication is used to request the restrictive measurement resource, wherein the restrictive measurement resources are channel state information-reference signals (CSI-RSs) and/or channel state information-interference measurement resources (CSI-IMRs).

US Pat. No. 10,993,129

TERMINAL, RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND BASE STATION

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A terminal comprising:a receiver that receives, via higher layer signaling, an information related to a band, and receives a downlink control information containing an information related to starting or stopping a channel state information (CSI) measurement of the band; and
a processor that, after the information related to starting or stopping the CSI measurement is received, receives a reference signal in the band, performs a CSI measurement in the band using the reference signal, and controls a transmission of a result of the measurement.

US Pat. No. 10,993,128

EVOLVED BUFFER STATUS REPORT SUPPORTING MULTIPLE NUMEROLOGY FACTORS

FG Innovation Company Lim...

1. A user equipment (UE) comprising:one or more non-transitory computer-readable media having computer-executable instructions embodied thereon;
at least one processor coupled to the one or more non-transitory computer-readable media, and configured to execute the computer-executable instructions to:
receive a logical channel group (LCG) list having a plurality of logical channels in one or more LCGs, wherein grouping of the plurality of logical channels is based at least in part on a mapping policy between each of the plurality of logical channels and one or more numerology factors;
trigger a buffer status report (BSR) for a logical channel for requesting a numerology-specific uplink radio resource, wherein the BSR includes an LCG ID identifying the one of the one or more LCGs;
determine whether a two-step random access (RA) mask for the logical channel is set up, when an uplink resource is not granted after the BSR is triggered;
request for the numerology-specific uplink radio resource through a scheduling request (SR) after the BSR is triggered and when the two-step RA mask for the logical channel is not set up;
initiate a two-step RA procedure and transmit the BSR on an uplink resource associated with a preamble transmission of the two-step RA procedure after the BSR is triggered and when the two-step RA mask for the logical channel is set up;
wherein the LCG list is provided to the UE through a downlink radio resource control (RRC) message;
wherein the downlink RRC message includes an information element (IE) having a media access control (MAC) layer logical channel configuration for each of the plurality of logical channels.

US Pat. No. 10,993,127

NETWORK SLICE INSTANCE MANAGEMENT METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A network slice instance management method, comprising:determining, by a first network device, that a configuration parameter of a first network slice subnet instance needs to be modified, wherein the first network device is configured to manage the first network slice subnet instance;
modifying, by the first network device, the configuration parameter of the first network slice subnet instance; and
sending, by the first network device, report information to a second network device, wherein the report information is used to indicate a result of modifying the configuration parameter of the first network slice subnet instance, the second network device is configured to manage a first network slice instance, and the first network slice instance comprises the first network slice subnet instance.

US Pat. No. 10,993,126

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ALLOCATING NETWORK CONTROLLERS IN A NETWORK OF MOVING THINGS, FOR EXAMPLE INCLUDING A NETWORK OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

Veniam, Inc., Mountain V...

1. A vehicle communication network node comprising:at least one module operable to, at least:
receive a message from a second node of the vehicle communication network;
identify, based at least in part on contents of the message, a Network Controller (NC) of the vehicle communication network to assign to a Mobile Access Point (MAP) of the vehicle communication network, wherein the identified NC is one of a plurality of NCs that are available to serve a geographical area associated with the MAP; and
notify at least the identified NC of the assignment of the identified NC to the MAP.

US Pat. No. 10,993,125

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING SIGNAL IN WIRELESS LAN SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system, comprising:configuring a physical layer protocol data unit (PPDU) including a training (TRN) field and a header field; and
transmitting the PPDU,
wherein the TRN field is transmitted based on a repetition of a TRN subfield,
wherein the TRN subfield is configured based on a basic TRN subfield and a total number of space-time streams (STSs) used for the PPDU,
wherein the basic TRN subfield is configured based on a first sequence, a zero sequence being contiguous to the first sequence, and a second sequence being contiguous to the zero sequence,
wherein the zero sequence is configured based on {0,0, 0},
wherein the basic TRN subfield is repeated to transmit the TRN subfield, and a repetition number of the basic TRN subfield is set based on a TRN subfield sequence length field,
wherein the TRN subfield sequence length field is included in the header field.