US Pat. No. 10,925,114

REMOTE MONITORING OF GEOGRAPHICALLY DISTRIBUTED ASSETS USING MOBILE PLATFORMS

Loon LLC, Mountain View,...

1. A method of providing opportunistic communication between one or more remote facilities and a back end system, the method comprising:determining, by one or more processors, an expected arrive time on station of a high altitude platform (HAP) for a given one of the one or more remote facilities, the HAP being part of a fleet of HAPs;
communicating to a device of the given remote facility, by the one or more processors, the expected arrival time on station and a communication window for the HAP at the given remote facility;
upon arriving on station at the given remote facility, enabling communication between the HAP and the given remote facility;
storing data received from the given remote facility in local memory of the HAP, the data received from the given remote facility including information about at least one of component, system or facility operation associated with the given remote facility;
transmitting the received data from the HAP to either another HAP in the fleet of HAPs or to a ground station; and
communicating to the device of the given remote facility a next expected arrival time on station and a next communication window for another HAP of the fleet of HAPs, the next expected arrive time on station being based on analysis of at least one of current flight information, projected flight information, bandwidth and data storage capabilities;
wherein enabling the communication between the HAP and the given remote facility includes the HAP transmitting an identifier to the given remote facility, the identifier indicating arrival of the HAP on station at the given remote facility.

US Pat. No. 10,925,113

SECONDARY AUTHORIZATION AT PDU SESSION ESTABLISHMENT AT HOME ROUTED ROAMING

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method, performed by a session management function (V-SMF) of a visited public land mobile network (VPLMN) for establishing a user-requested PDU session to be routed through the user's home PLMN (HPLMN) the method comprising:receiving, a first request to establish a home-routed PDU session, wherein the first request identifies an SMF, H-SMF, in the HPLMN;
sending, to the H-SMF, a second request to create the home-routed PDU session, wherein the second request includes an identifier of a resource in the V-SMF that is associated with the PDU session; and
receiving, from the H-SMF in response to the second request, an identifier of a resource in the H-SMF that is associated with the PDU session and allows the V-SMF to address services of the H-SMF related to the PDU session.

US Pat. No. 10,925,111

EHF SECURE COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Keyssa, Inc., Campbell, ...

1. A first device comprising:a communication interface unit comprising:
a transmitter unit configured to transmit first data using close proximity extremely high frequency (EHF) electromagnetic energy to a second device over a first transmission path;
a receiver unit configured to receive second data from the second device over a second transmission path; and
an interface control unit coupled to the transmitter unit and the receiver unit, the interface control unit configured to:
detect training information included in an EHF transmission received from the second device,
evaluate one or more attributes of the detected training information,
determine whether to establish a communication link for exchanging information in a transport mode over the first and the second transmission paths with the second device based on the evaluation,
calculate a round-trip propagation time between a first time when the first device transmits the training information to the second device and a second time when the first device receives the training information transmitted from the second device,
generate an encryption key based at least in part on the calculated round-trip propagation time, and
encrypt information exchanged in the transport mode between the first device and the second device using the encryption key.

US Pat. No. 10,925,108

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RETRANSMITTING UPLINK DATA CONFIGURED IN DISCONTINUOUS RECEPTION IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, system information including configuration information on a supplementary uplink (SUL) of a cell associated with the base station, and information on an offset applied to a timing advance, wherein an uplink of the cell and the SUL are configured for one downlink of the cell;
determining a transmission timing for an uplink signal to be transmitted on the SUL, based on the information on the offset applied to the timing advance; and
transmitting, to the base station, the uplink signal on the SUL, based on the determined transmission timing.

US Pat. No. 10,925,107

FAST ACTIVATION OF MULTI-CONNECTIVITY UTILIZING UPLINK SIGNALS

Nokia Technologies Oy, E...

1. An apparatus comprising:at least one processor; and
at least one non-transitory memory including computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code configured, with the at least one processor, to cause the apparatus at least to perform:
transmit at least one uplink signal to a plurality of network nodes of a wireless network based at least on the apparatus being in a first radio resource control state after suspending a multi-connectivity session such that the apparatus maintains connectivity with one of the network nodes, wherein the first radio resource control state is at least one of an inactive state and a low activity state;
receive at least one connection message comprising a command to connect to at least two of the network nodes for communication;
in response to the at least one connection message comprising the command to connect to at least two of the network nodes for communication, change from the first radio resource control state to a second radio resource control state; and
transmit data utilizing multiple communication links via the at least two network nodes,
wherein the apparatus is the user equipment.

US Pat. No. 10,925,106

MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, CONTROL APPARATUS, BASE STATION, AND USER TERMINAL SUPPORTING DUAL CONNECTIVITY

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...

1. A master base station used in dual connectivity operation where a user equipment is connected to the master base station and a secondary base station, comprising:a processor and a memory, wherein
the processor is configured to receive capability information from the user equipment,
the capability information indicates whether the user equipment supports a SCG (Secondary Cell Group) bearer and whether the user equipment supports a split bearer,
the SCG bearer is a bearer whose radio protocols are only located in the secondary base station,
the split bearer is a bearer whose radio protocols are located in both the master base station and the secondary base station, and which is split in a PDCP (Packet Data Convergence Protocol) layer of the master base station,
one split path of the split bearer goes via the secondary base station,
another split path of the split bearer does not go via the secondary base station and goes via the master base station, and
the processor is configured to configure either the SCG bearer or the split bearer to the user equipment without simultaneously configuring both the SCG bearer and the split bearer to the user equipment.

US Pat. No. 10,925,104

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR NETWORK CONNECTION DOWNLOAD

ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LIM...

1. A method for network connection download, comprising:creating, by a terminal device, a connection with a server to request a file downloading task for downloading a file;
in response to a determination that the file downloading task supports a breakpoint continuing transmission according to message data returned from the server, creating, by the terminal device, pre-allocated connections with the server for backup, wherein a quantity of the pre-allocated connections is more than a quantity of maximum allowable concurrent connections of the file downloading task; and
before a pre-allocated connection of the pre-allocated connections is used, performing a network initialization operation to the pre-allocated connections correspondingly to allow the terminal device, while downloading the file, to select, from the pre-allocated connections, the pre-allocated connection needed for downloading the file after the network initialization operation.

US Pat. No. 10,922,919

METHOD OF AND SYSTEM FOR RENDERING FINANCIAL SERVICES

NOVOMATIC AG, Gumpoldski...

1. A user terminal (2) for financial transactions in a financial services system comprising:a display;
at least one payment device (61, 62, 21) and a biometric device (72), wherein a user-identification-signal (83) is provided to a financial services server (1) based on a user's biometric data upon accessing the biometric device (72); and wherein the financial services server (1), upon, receiving the user-identification-signal (83), is adapted to request both a credit value of the user terminal (2) and the value of the respective user's e-wallet account (71); and wherein if the credit value is zero and the e-wallet account (71) value is greater than or equal to zero, then a disable-signal (84) for locking the biometric device (72) is sent to the biometric device (72) and, if the e-wallet account (71) value is greater than zero then the e-wallet value is transferred from the e-wallet account (71) to the credit of the user terminal (2); and
wherein while the biometric device (72) is locked, the payment device (61, 62, 21) is unlocked.

US Pat. No. 10,920,979

LOW NOX BURNER AND FLOW MOMENTUM ENHANCING DEVICE

ZEECO, INC., Broken Arro...

1. A burner apparatus comprising:a burner wall having a forward longitudinal end;
an air flow passageway, which extends through and is surrounded by the burner wall, for a combustion air stream comprising air or a mixture of air and fuel which travels through the air flow passageway, the air flow passageway having a forward discharge opening at the forward longitudinal end of the burner wall, and the forward discharge opening having an internal diameter or width; and
a flow momentum enhancing device having a longitudinal axis, a rearward longitudinal end, a forward longitudinal end, and a surrounding exterior surface which extends from the rearward longitudinal end to the forward longitudinal end of the flow momentum enhancing device,
the exterior surface of the flow momentum enhancing device having a maximum lateral outside diameter or width at a location which is rearward of the forward longitudinal end the flow momentum enhancing device and forward of the rearward longitudinal end of the flow momentum enhancing device,
the exterior surface of the flow momentum enhancing device having an outside diameter or width at the forward longitudinal end of the flow momentum enhancing device which is less than the maximum lateral outside diameter or width,
the exterior surface of the flow momentum enhancing device having an outside diameter or width at the rearward longitudinal end of the flow momentum enhancing device which is less than the maximum lateral outside diameter or width, and
the rearward longitudinal end of the flow momentum enhancing device being positioned in the air flow passageway, at the forward discharge opening of the air flow passageway, or forwardly of the air flow passageway so that a forward flow path going forwardly from the rearward longitudinal end to the forward longitudinal end of the flow momentum enhancing device is defined outside of the flow momentum enhancing device for a flow path stream which comprises all or a portion of the combustion air stream which travels through the air flow passageway,
wherein the forward flow path for the flow path stream travels over and in contact with the maximum lateral outside diameter or width of the exterior surface and then continues to travel along and in contact with the exterior surface from the location of the maximum lateral outside diameter or width to the forward longitudinal end of the flow momentum enhancing device such that, as the forward flow path for the flow path stream approaches the forward longitudinal end of the exterior surface, the exterior surface, and the forward flow path for the flow path stream traveling along and in contact with the exterior surface, converge inwardly with respect to the longitudinal axis of the flow momentum enhancing device, and
the maximum lateral outside diameter or width of the exterior surface of the flow momentum enhancing device is from 1.5 to 5 inches less than the internal diameter or width of the forward discharge opening of the air flow passageway.

US Pat. No. 10,920,485

ARTICULATING EXPANDABLE BARRIER

1. An adjustable barrier comprising:a central hinge having a cylindrical post and an axis of rotation;
a first expandable section coupled to the cylindrical post of the central hinge by at least a first connector; and
a second expandable section coupled to the cylindrical post of the central hinge by at least a second connector,
wherein at least one of the first and second expandable sections is movably coupled to the cylindrical post in order to articulate around the axis of rotation of the central hinge forming an articulation angle between the first and second expandable sections, and
wherein the first connector and the second connector each comprises a tubular knuckle and a pair of opposing flanges extending laterally outward from the tubular knuckle, wherein the tubular knuckle has an inner diameter sized to receive an outer diameter of the cylindrical post and the pair of opposing flanges are configured to couple to a respective one of the first and second expandable sections.

US Pat. No. 10,918,417

PEDICLE SCREW SYSTEM WITH SINGLE PLANE MOTION AND AXIAL ROTATION

NATIONAL YANG-MING UNIVER...

1. A pedicle screw assembly, comprising:a screw head including a U-shaped cavity and having a longitudinal axis therethrough, wherein the U-shaped cavity is formed through an inner wall of the screw head and comprises:
a first opening formed through an upper portion of the U-shaped cavity;
a second opening, coaxial with the first opening, formed through a lower portion of the U-shaped cavity and in communication with the first opening, the second opening being slit-shaped;
an arc-shaped dimple disposed between the first opening and the second opening; and
an engaging groove disposed on a bottom surface of the arc-shaped dimple;
a screw body having an elongate column-shaped shaft and comprising:
an arc-shaped head disposed on a first end of the screw body;
four polygonal grooves disposed on a top part of the arc-shaped head, each of the four polygonal grooves being disposed on a respective side of four sides of a top part of the arc-shaped head such that the four polygonal grooves are arranged symmetrically about the top part of the arc-shaped head, wherein the four polygonal grooves are configured to facilitate rotation of the arc-shaped head upon application of an external force to allow the screw body to rotate; and
a thread portion disposed on a second end of the screw body, a thread of the thread portion configured to pass through the U-shaped cavity such that the thread portion is entirely exposed from the second opening,
a screw rod disposed in the U-shaped cavity and located above the arc-shaped head; and
a screw cap configured to be inserted into the first opening and disposed above the screw rod,
wherein a direction of inserting the screw rod is parallel to a diameter of the second opening,
wherein the engaging groove is configured to fix the arc-shaped head, and
wherein the arc-shaped head is rotatable in the arc-shaped dimple to allow the screw body to swing and rotate in the second opening and allow the arc-shaped head to fall into and contact the arc-shaped dimple,
wherein the screw body is able to swing offset from the longitudinal axis of the screw head by 30 degrees through the second opening,
wherein the screw body swings and rotates restrictively in a single specific plane through the second opening to provide the pedicle screw assembly to perform a vertebral body de-rotation.

US Pat. No. 10,925,187

REMOTE HEAT EXCHANGER ARM FOR DIRECT CONTACT LIQUID COOLING FOR RACK MOUNTED EQUIPMENT

Dell Products, L.P., Rou...

1. An information handling system, comprising:a server rack including a plurality of rack units for receiving equipment;
a processing system configured to be installed into at least one of the rack units, the processing system including a component configured to be cooled by a liquid cooling cold plate; and
a liquid cooling heat exchanger module affixed within a same rack unit as the processing system, and configured to provide chilled cooling liquid to cool the cold plate, and to no other equipment in the server rack, wherein when the processing system is removed from the server rack, the liquid cooling heat exchanger module pivots at a point where the liquid cooling heat exchanger module is affixed to the server rack, to permit flexible coolant lines to remain coupled to the liquid cooling heat exchanger module.

US Pat. No. 10,925,172

CARRIER STRUCTURE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Unimicron Technology Corp...

1. A carrier structure, comprising:a carrier comprising a first surface, a second surface opposite to the first surface, and at least one through hole penetrating the carrier;
a build-up circuit layer located on the carrier and comprising:
at least one first circuit layer located on the first surface of the carrier and comprising at least one first pad, wherein the at least one first pad is disposed relative to the at least one through hole;
at least one first dielectric layer located on the at least one first circuit layer;
a second circuit layer located on at least one the first dielectric layer and comprising at least one second pad;
a second dielectric layer located on the second circuit layer and comprising at least one opening, wherein the at least one opening exposes the at least one second pad; and
a plurality of conductive vias penetrating the at least one first dielectric layer and electrically connected to the at least one first circuit layer and the second circuit layer; and
a connecting layer located between the carrier and the build-up circuit layer and covering the at least one through hole, wherein the connecting layer is made of a material comprising an anisotropic conductive adhesive.

US Pat. No. 10,923,863

HIGH VOLTAGE CONNECTOR AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING THEREOF

J.S.T. CORPORATION, Farm...

1. A high voltage connector, comprising:an outer housing assembly mounted onto a device;
an inner housing mounted inside said outer housing;
a set of cable reinforcement retainer assemblies secured, in its entirety, inside said inner housing, said set of cable reinforcement retainer assemblies having respective cable terminals and cables attached thereto;
a back cover, through which said cables respectively slide along, and covers a central opening of said outer housing, wherein said back cover contacts said outer housing assembly and is locked onto said outer housing assembly, and wherein said outer housing assembly locks said back cover;
a braided shield covering said cables and being mounted onto said outer housing; and
a clamp, mounted onto a lower portion of said braided shield, for connecting said lower portion of said braided shield onto said outer housing.

US Pat. No. 10,922,021

DATA STORAGE METHOD BASED ON DATA TYPE IDENTIFICATION, MEMORY STORAGE APPARATUS AND MEMORY CONTROL CIRCUIT UNIT

PHISON ELECTRONICS CORP.,...

1. A data storage method, configured for a rewritable non-volatile memory module, wherein the rewritable non-volatile memory module has a plurality of physical erasing units, and the data storage method comprises:allocating a plurality of logical addresses to be mapped to a plurality of physical programming units of the physical erasing units;
grouping the logical addresses into a plurality of logical address groups;
receiving a plurality of write commands and a plurality of pieces of data to be stored into the logical addresses from a host system;
writing the data into the physical programming units of the physical erasing units respectively; and
identifying data of the physical erasing unit of a first logical address group among the logical address groups is a first type data according to a data write timestamp of each of the physical erasing units and a bit sum of each of the logical address groups, wherein the bit sum of each of the logical address groups is set according to the number of the physical erasing units written the data belonging to each of the logical address groups and the bit sum of the first logical address group is a number of the at least one physical erasing unit writing the data belonging to the first logical address group.

US Pat. No. 10,921,530

LC TYPE CONNECTOR WITH PUSH/PULL ASSEMBLY FOR RELEASING CONNECTOR FROM A RECEPTACLE USING A CABLE BOOT

Senko Advanced Components...

1. A push-pull boot connector, comprising:a connector housing having a distal end portion and an opposite proximal end portion spaced apart along a longitudinal axis,
a backbody comprising one or more latches configured to secure the backbody to the distal end portion of the connector housing,
a cable boot configured to be disposed adjacent the backbody; and
an adapter release configured to couple to the cable boot for movement with the cable boot along the longitudinal axis;
wherein the connector housing comprises a channel extending generally along the longitudinal axis and wherein the adapter release comprises an arm, wherein the connector housing is configured to slidably accept the arm of the adapter release in the channel;
wherein the adapter release has an opening and the cable boot comprises a protrusion, the opening being configured to accepts the protrusion of the cable boot; and
wherein actuating the cable boot in a distal direction moves the adapter release relative to the connector housing to bend a latch hook of associated with an adapter port, thereby, releasing the connector from the adapter port.

US Pat. No. 10,921,207

SENSOR ASSEMBLY WITH LINEAR CONTACTS

VEONEER US INC., Southfi...

1. An apparatus comprising:a first linear contact and a second linear contact each connected to corresponding electrical terminals; and
a support contact connected to a housing, wherein (a) said first linear contact and said second linear contact each provide an electrical connection between corresponding sensor contacts and said corresponding electrical terminals, (b) said first linear contact, said second linear contact and said support contact are arranged to create a support plane for a sensor package, (c) said first linear contact and said second linear contact each provide support for said sensor package along a linear peak and (d) said apparatus enables a secure compression fit of said sensor package within said housing.

US Pat. No. 10,921,118

HYBRID 3D OPTICAL SCANNING SYSTEM

Vehicle Service Group, LL...

1. An optical scanning system for acquiring three-dimensional (3D) measurements of an object surface under inspection, the optical scanning system comprising:a first digital projector for projecting a sequence of multi-scale patterns along a first optical path directed upon the object surface at a predetermined incident angle;
a second digital projector for projecting a sequence of light patterns along a second optical path for deflection onto the object surface, the second optical path being angled with respect to the first optical path;
a deflection screen positioned in the second optical path and angled with respect to the object surface to deflect the sequence of light patterns from the second digital projector onto the object surface; and
at least one digital camera disposed facing the object surface and configured to capture both images of the sequence of multi-scale patterns reflected from the object surface and images of the sequence of light patterns deflected by the deflection screen and reflected from the object surface to generate three-dimensional reconstruction data of the object surface.
US Pat. No. 10,920,376

FIBROUS STRUCTURES WITH SHAPED POLYMER PARTICLES

1. A textured substrate comprising:a first side comprising discrete regions and a continuous region extending between the discrete regions, each discrete region comprising an outer section and sidewall sections extending outwardly from the adjacent continuous region to the outer section;
a second side comprising discrete portions corresponding to the discrete regions and a continuous portion corresponding to the continuous region; and
polymer particles deposited on at least one of the first side or the second side, wherein:
when the polymer particles are deposited on the first side, the polymer particles are substantially deposited on the outer sections of the discrete regions and do not extend to the adjacent continuous region;
when the polymer particles are deposited on the second side, the polymer particles are substantially deposited on the continuous portion and do not extend to the adjacent discrete portions; and
at least a section of each of the polymer particles defines a raised edge.

US Pat. No. 10,925,123

INDUCTION HEAT COOKING APPARATUS TO IMPLEMENT WPT AND PFC POWER CONVERTER

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. An induction heat cooking apparatus comprising:a rectifier that is configured to convert alternating current (AC) voltage supplied from an external power source into direct current (DC) voltage;
an inverter that is configured to generate current based on DC voltage received from the rectifier and provide the current to output nodes;
heating coils that are configured to, based on the current generated by the inverter, generate magnetic fields for providing heat;
one or more resonance capacitors coupled between the output nodes;
one or more wireless power transfer (WPT) capacitors configured to be coupled between the output nodes; and
a mode conversion switch that is configured to connect the one or more resonance capacitors to the one or more WPT capacitors in parallel, and to disconnect the one or more resonance capacitors from the one or more WPT capacitors.

US Pat. No. 10,925,105

HYBRID SYSTEM LOCAL AREA NETWORK

BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATI...

1. A system for enabling communication between 5G enabled devices and non-5G enabled devices, the system comprising:a memory device with computer-readable program code stored thereon;
a communication device;
a processing device operatively coupled to the memory device and the communication device, wherein the processing device is configured to execute the computer-readable program code to:
establish a first connection with at least one 5G enabled device;
establish a second connection with at least one non-5G enabled device;
receive one or more inputs from the at least one 5G enabled device;
determine a type of each of the one or more inputs received from the at least one 5G enabled device; and
route the one or more inputs received from the at least one 5G enabled device to a recipient based on the type of the each of the one or more inputs, wherein the recipient is at least one of a third party device and the at least one non-5G enabled device.

US Pat. No. 10,925,095

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING RANDOM ACCESS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY LAB...

1. A method comprising:transmitting, by a wireless device to a base station, a first random access preamble;
determining, based on a transmission time point associated with the first random access preamble, a time window for monitoring for a random access response;
receiving, during the time window, a first random access response;
determining, based on receiving the first random access response, transmission of a second random access preamble, wherein a time for preparing for the transmission of the second random access preamble is set based on one of:
a first subcarrier spacing associated with the first random access preamble; or
a second subcarrier spacing associated with the first random access response; and
transmitting, based on the preparing, the second random access preamble.

US Pat. No. 10,925,093

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING CONSISTENT LISTEN BEFORE TALK FAILURE IN MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS

MediaTek Singapore Pte. L...

1. A method, comprising:determining, by a processor of an apparatus, whether a listen before talk (LBT) failure is detected;
starting, by the processor, a first timer in an event that the LBT failure is detected while the first timer is not running;
restarting, by the processor, the first timer in an event that the LBT failure is detected while the first timer is running;
increasing, by the processor, an LBT counter in an event that the LBT failure is detected;
resetting, by the processor, the LBT counter when the first timer is expired;
determining, by the processor, whether the LBT counter reaches a threshold value; and
determining, by the processor, a consistent LBT failure event in an event that the LBT counter reaches the threshold value.

US Pat. No. 10,925,090

ON-DEMAND LISTEN-BEFORE-TALK

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:determining an interference status of each beam configuration of a plurality of active beam configurations for a shared radio frequency spectrum band;
determining a beam-specific listen-before-talk (LBT) requirement for each beam configuration of the plurality of active beam configurations based at least in part on the determined interference status of each beam configuration; and
selectively enabling and disabling an LBT procedure on a per-beam basis according to the determined beam-specific LBT requirement for each beam configuration.

US Pat. No. 10,925,087

METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR COMMUNICATIONS OF A FLEXIBLE TRANSPORT BLOCK

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

15. A method of wireless communication implemented by a second communication device, comprising:transmitting a signaling message configuring a flexible transport block (TB) for a current transmission opportunity, the signaling message comprising a code block group (CBG) transmission index (CBGTI) indicating which subset of a plurality of CBGs included in the flexible TB, is included in the flexible TB for a new transmission or a retransmission; and
transmitting a portion of the flexible TB to a first communication device,
wherein one or more CBGs of the flexible TB indicated in the CBGTI are empty, when the second communication device has a limited amount of data to transmit in the flexible TB.

US Pat. No. 10,925,086

EFFICIENT SYSTEM INFORMATION REQUEST METHOD AND APPARATUS OF TERMINAL IN NEXT GENERATION MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method by a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:transmitting, to a base station, a first message for initiating a random access procedure;
receiving, from the base station, a second message including a timing advance command, a temporary cell-radio network temporary identifier (C-RNTI) and an uplink grant, based on the first message;
starting a time alignment timer associated with the timing advance command;
transmitting, to the base station, a third message based on the uplink grant;
receiving, from the base station, a fourth message for a completion of the random access procedure, based on the third message; and
stopping the time alignment timer associated with the timing advance command based on a contention resolution for the random access procedure being identified successful by the fourth message, in case that the random access procedure was initiated for system information (SI) request,
wherein the temporary C-RNTI is discarded according to the reception of the fourth message, based on the random access procedure being initiated for the SI request.

US Pat. No. 10,925,085

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING SOUNDING REFERENCE SIGNAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM OF UNLICENSED BAND AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRIGGERING SOUNDING REFERENCE SIGNAL TRANSMISSION

Electronics and Telecommu...

1. A method for transmitting, by a terminal, a sounding reference signal (SRS) through an unlicensed band, comprising:receiving a downlink control information (DCI) for triggering an SRS transmission through uplink multiple subframes from a base station;
determining an SRS subframe for the SRS transmission among the uplink multiple subframes on the basis of SRS transmission position information of 2 bits included in the DCI received from the base station; and
transmitting the SRS in the SRS subframe,
wherein the SRS transmission position information of 2 bits indicates that the SRS is not transmitted, or the SRS is configured in a first subframe of the uplink multiple subframes, or the SRS is configured in a second subframe of the uplink multiple subframes, or the SRS is configured in a last subframe of the uplink multiple subframes.

US Pat. No. 10,925,084

APPARATUS AND A METHOD FOR MAC PDU BSR CONFIGURATION

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A terminal apparatus that communicates with a base station apparatus, the terminal apparatus comprising:receiving circuitry configured to receive on a physical downlink control channel, an uplink grant,
higher layer processing circuitry configured to have the uplink grant, and
transmitting circuitry configured to transmit, based on the uplink grant, a Medium Access Control Protocol Data Unit (MAC PDU), wherein
the higher layer processing circuitry is configured to determine not to generate a MAC PDU in a case that a padding Buffer Status Report (BSR) is triggered and the MAC PDU includes only the padding BSR, the padding BSR being triggered in a case that an Uplink Shared Channel (UL-SCH) is allocated, and
the higher layer processing circuitry is configured to determine to generate a MAC PDU in a case that a regular BSR is triggered and the MAC PDU includes the regular BSR.

US Pat. No. 10,925,082

SUB-PRB RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR PUSCH IN EVEN FURTHER ENHANCED MTC

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus of an even further enhanced machine-type communications user equipment (efeMTC UE), the apparatus comprising:processing circuitry arranged to:
encode, for transmission to one of an evolved NodeB (eNB) or a next generation NodeB (gNB), support for a sub-physical resource block (PRB) physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) transmission in a capability information element of a radio resource control (RRC) message;
decode, from the one of the eNB or the gNB, dedicated RRC signaling that contains a sub-PRB configuration;
decode, from the one of the eNB or the gNB, an allocation for a PUSCH transmission;
determine that the allocation is a sub-PRB allocation; and
encode, for transmission to the one of the eNB or the gNB, the PUSCH transmission on the sub-PRB allocation; and
a memory configured to store the sub-PRB configuration.

US Pat. No. 10,925,081

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING INFORMATION REGARDING AVAILABLE RESOURCE, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of receiving a signal from a base station (BS) by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from the BS, information related to a blank resource allocated to receive a first signal for a first wireless communication service;
receiving the first signal on the blank resource and receiving a second signal for a second wireless communication service on a resource other than the blank resource; and
decoding at least one of the first signal and the second signal based on the information related to the blank resource,
wherein the information related to the blank resource is transmitted via group-common downlink control information (DCI) which is commonly transmitted to a specific UE group, and
wherein the group-common DCI includes information related to transmission power control (TPC) for the specific UE group and the information related to the blank resource is indicated by a bit secured by compressing the information about TPC into a predetermined size.

US Pat. No. 10,925,080

METHODS AND DEVICES FOR INFORMATION TRANSMISSION

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for information transmission, comprising:receiving, by a terminal device, control signaling from a network device at a first time position; and
determining, by the terminal device, a manner for transmitting second information corresponding to the control signaling and first information to the network device according to a relationship between the first time position and a second time position,
wherein the second time position is for transmitting the first information and is at least partially overlapped with a third time position for transmitting the second information, and the first time position is determined depending on when the control signaling is received by the terminal device.

US Pat. No. 10,925,077

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING WIRELESS SIGNAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting control information by a communication device in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:determining a first channel state information (CSI) report with a highest priority among a plurality of CSI reports, wherein the plurality of CSI reports corresponds to a plurality of non-overlapped Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) resources in a same time interval, wherein the first CSI report corresponds to a first PUCCH resource among the plurality of non-overlapped PUCCH resources;
based on (i) the first PUCCH resource having a first format, and (ii) one or more remaining PUCCH resources, other than the first PUCCH resource among the plurality of non-overlapped PUCCH resources, having a second format:
determining a second CSI report with a highest priority among CSI reports corresponding to the one or more remaining PUCCH resources having the second format, wherein the second CSI report corresponds to a second PUCCH resource among the plurality of non-overlapped PUCCH resources, and
transmitting the first CSI report and the second CSI report using the first PUCCH resource and the second PUCCH resource, respectively; and
based on (i) the first PUCCH resource having a first format, and (ii) all remaining PUCCH resources, other than the first PUCCH resource, not having the second format: transmitting only the first CSI report using the first PUCCH resource,
wherein the first PUCCH resource of the first format has at least a first number of symbols, the second PUCCH resource of the second format has at most a second number of symbols, and the first number is greater than the second number.

US Pat. No. 10,925,076

SIGNALING ASPECTS OF MULTIPLE SR CONFIGURATION FOR SERVICE DIFFERENTIATION

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method, performed by a base station operative in a wireless communication network, of configuring a terminal with Scheduling Request, SR, configurations, comprising:generating two or more SR configurations, wherein each SR configuration includes at least one of time and frequency domain resources for a SR, based on information associated with one or more logical channels, LCH;
transmitting the two or more SR configurations to the terminal; and
receiving an SR for a LCH of the terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,925,074

ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND METHOD FOR USE IN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DEVICES, DATABASES AND OBJECTS

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. An electronic device for a resource management apparatus, comprising:a transceiver; and
processing circuitry operatively connected to the transceiver, configured to:
receive a resource request from one of a plurality of resource management objects;
in response to the resource request, generate and transmit a measurement request to instruct the resource management object to measure a resource utilization behavior pattern of the resource management object within a specific time range and a specific space range,
wherein the measurement request comprises at least one of a measurement object, a measurement time window or a measurement region;
in response to the measurement request, receive a measurement report from the resource management object, the measurement report including the requested resource utilization behavior patterns,
wherein the measurement report comprises at least one of the measurement object, the measurement time window or the measurement region;
based on the measurement report, allocate wireless resources to the resource management object and generate corresponding allocation information;
transmit the allocation information to the resource management object.

US Pat. No. 10,925,073

RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD, TERMINAL DEVICE, AND NETWORK DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A wireless communication method, comprising:determining, by a terminal device, a first transmission format for sending data to be sent; and
sending, by the terminal device according to the first transmission format, the data to a network device;
wherein determining, by the terminal device, the first transmission format for sending the data to be sent comprises:
determining at least one transport block size (TBS) according to pre-configured multiple TBSs and a data amount of the data to be sent, wherein the at least one TBS comprises a TBS, more than the data amount of the data to be sent, in the multiple TBSs; and
determining a minimum TBS of the at least one TBS as a first TBS comprised in the first transmission format.

US Pat. No. 10,925,072

METHOD FOR INDICATING DOWNLINK CONTROL SIGNALING AND RELATED DEVICE

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for indicating downlink control signaling, the method comprising:generating, by an access network device, indication information, wherein the indication information indicates the following:
a target port number used by the first terminal device and corresponding to a demodulation reference signal, wherein the target port number is a port number, in an antenna port number set, assigned by the access network device to the first terminal device for the demodulation reference signal, and the antenna port number set comprises only the target port number, or the antenna port number set further comprises another port number whose numerical value is less than or greater than that of the first alternative target port number, or
a total quantity of transport layers called in a current spatial multiplexing and the target port number used by the first terminal device and corresponding to the reference signal, wherein the target port number is the port number, in the antenna port number set, assigned by the access network device to the first terminal device for the demodulation reference signal, and the antenna port number set comprises only the target port number, or the antenna port number set further comprises the another port number whose numerical value is less than or greater than that of the target port number;
sending, by the access network device by using downlink control signaling, the indication information to a first terminal device to enable the first terminal device; and
obtaining information about an antenna port of a second terminal device and that corresponds to a demodulation reference signal, wherein the second terminal device is a terminal device currently performing spatial multiplexing together with the first terminal device, and wherein obtaining the information by the first terminal about the antenna port of a second terminal device comprises:
determining, by the first terminal device based on the target port number and a preset port number configuration rule, the total quantity of transport layers called in the current spatial multiplexing, and determining, based on a quantity of transport layers called for the first terminal device, the total quantity of transport layers, and the target port number, a port number that is used by the second terminal device and that is corresponding to the reference signal; or
determining, based on the quantity of transport layers called for the first terminal device, the total quantity of transport layers, and the target port number, the port number that is used by the second terminal device and that is corresponding to the reference signal.

US Pat. No. 10,925,071

METHOD FOR ADJUSTING THE INTERFERENCE LEVEL FOR A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FROM A FIRST MOBILE STATION TO A SECOND MOBILE STATION AND ADAPTED MOBILE STATION FOR USE IN THE METHOD AND ADAPTED VEHICLE

Volkswagen AG

1. A method for adjusting the interference level for a wireless communication from a first mobile station to a second mobile station, wherein the interference is caused by the wireless communication from the first mobile station in parallel with the wireless communication from a third mobile station, the method performed by the first mobile station comprising:detecting an interference level, wherein the first, second and third mobile stations are vehicles moving on a road in the same direction and the vehicles being equipped with a wireless communication module, wherein the second vehicle is moving in front of the first vehicle and the third vehicle is moving in front of the second vehicle;
elevating the direction of beam for the signal transmissions from the first mobile station to the second mobile station relative to a first angle between the ground level and the current direction of beam to develop an additional degree of freedom based on the reflection for the transmissions from the first mobile station to the second mobile station,
wherein a distance between the first mobile station and whereat ground reflection occurs is varied to change a signal energy and dynamically adjust the interference level; and
controlling the distance between the first mobile station and whereat ground reflection occurs to enable a beam direction adjustment by a second angle towards a vertical direction of transmission for transmission distances between the first mobile station and the second mobile station that vary in longitudinal and lateral directions.

US Pat. No. 10,925,070

ACCESS POINT UPDATE

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

11. A computer-implemented method, comprising:determining a ranking score for each of a plurality of access points distributed within a facility, wherein determining the ranking score for each of the access points comprises:
determining a weight for each of a location score, a user task score, a user role score, a user connection duration, a bandwidth score, and a traffic score, wherein determining the weight comprises performing an ordinal regression operation using a machine-learning model with training data associated with a plurality of access points distributed within a different facility; and
determining a weighted sum of the location score, the user task score, the user role score, the user connection duration, the bandwidth score, and the traffic score; and
updating firmware of each of the access points in an order from the access point having a lowest ranking score to the access point having a highest ranking score.

US Pat. No. 10,925,069

DETECTION WINDOW INDICATION METHOD AND APPARATUS

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. An apparatus, comprising:one or more processors;
a non-transitory memory coupled to the one or more processors, wherein the non-transitory memory stores a program to be executed by the one or more processors, the program including instructions for:
receiving control channel configuration information from a network device, wherein the control channel configuration information indicates a resource multiplexing mode of a resource set of a control channel and a common signal block, and further indicates a duration of a detection window of the control channel and a time-domain start location of the detection window of the control channel; and
detecting, according to the detection window and the resource set, the control channel.

US Pat. No. 10,925,068

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SUPPORTING GAN SERVICE REQUEST CAPABILITY IN A WIRELESS USER EQUIPMENT (UE) DEVICE

BlackBerry Limited, Wate...

1. A network messaging method, comprising:gaining Internet Protocol (IP) connectivity by a user equipment (UE) device with respect to a wireless access network node disposed in a network environment that is comprised of a wireless access network (AN) space operable to be coupled to a wide area cellular network (WACN) space, wherein the WACN space includes one or more WACNs;
sending a message by said UE device towards said wireless access network node, wherein said message includes location information associated with said UE device and at least one information element pertaining to AN services required by said UE device, wherein said message is initiated towards said wireless access network node after a successful discovery procedure or a failed registration with a serving access network node;
receiving, at said UE device from said wireless access network node, a response message comprising a list of available WACNs based on the location information associated with said UE device and the AN services required by said UE;
selecting, by said UE device, a WACN from the list of available WACNs; and
storing a Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) in said UE device, said FQDN for facilitating a Domain Name Query (DNS) with respect to an IP address of said wireless access network node.

US Pat. No. 10,925,067

SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR HANDLING PRIORITY SERVICES CONGESTION

InterDigital Patent Holdi...

1. A wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) configured to communicate with a wireless network, the WTRU comprising:a memory; and
a processor configured to:
receive an indication of a plurality of operator-specific service-based access policies from the wireless network via a non-access stratum (NAS) signaling, wherein each of the plurality of the operator-specific service-based access policies is associated with one or more services;
identify a first attempt to access the wireless network, the first attempt being for a first service;
determine that the first attempt for the first service corresponds to a first operator-specific service-based access policy of the plurality of the operator-specific service-based access policies;
receive access control information from the wireless network;
determine that a first request corresponding to the first attempt is allowed to be sent to the wireless network based on the first operator-specific service-based access policy and the access control information; and
transmit the first request to the wireless network based on a determination that the first request corresponding to the first attempt is allowed to be sent to the wireless network based on the first operator-specific service-based access policy and the access control information.

US Pat. No. 10,925,066

QUASI CO-LOCATION (QCL) FOR ANTENNA PORTS IN NEW RADIO (NR)

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus of a user equipment (UE) operable to receive information from antenna ports that are quasi co-located, the apparatus comprising:one or more baseband processors configured to:
demodulate, at the UE, a synchronization signal (SS) block (SSB) transmitted by a base station from a first antenna port, wherein one or more of a Doppler shift, a Doppler spread, an average delay, a delay spread or spatial receiving parameters are derived from the SSB;
decode, at the UE, a quasi co-location (QCL) indication, wherein the QCL indication provides an assumption of QCL between a first reference signal transmitted by the base station from the first antenna port and a second reference signal transmitted by the base station from a second antenna port, wherein the second antenna port transmits the second reference signal on a physical channel;
select, at the UE, a same receive beamforming to receive the second reference signal that is transmitted from the second antenna port, as a receive beamforming that is used to receive the SSB that is transmitted from the first antenna port; and
demodulate, at the UE, the second reference signal using one or more of the Doppler shift, the Doppler spread, the average delay, the delay spread, or the spatial receiving parameters based on the assumption of QCL; and
a memory interface configured to send one or more of the Doppler shift, the Doppler spread, the average delay, the delay spread, or the spatial receiving parameters to a memory.

US Pat. No. 10,925,065

EXTREME HIGH THROUGHPUT PHYSICAL LAYER DATA RATE

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. An apparatus of a first station (STA), the apparatus comprising memory; and processing circuitry coupled to the memory, the processing circuitry configured to:encode an extremely high-throughput (EHT) capabilities element, the EHT capabilities element comprising an aggregated media access control (MAC) protocol data unit (MPDU) (A-MPDU) length exponent subfield;
configure the first STA to transmit the EHT capabilities element to a second STA;
negotiate a block acknowledgement (BA) agreement with the second STA, wherein the BA agreement indicates a maximum BA bitmap size that is larger than 256 bits;
determine a maximum A-MPDU length based on two raised to a power of a value of a constant plus a value of the A-MPDU length exponent subfield;
encode MPDUs in an A-MPDU, wherein the A-MPDU is encoded to be less than or equal to the maximum A-MPDU length; and
configure the first STA to transmit the A-MPDU to the second STA.

US Pat. No. 10,925,064

RANDOM ACCESS METHOD FOR MULTIPLE NUMEROLOGY OPERATION

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method of random access implemented by a wireless device in a mixed numerology wireless communication network, said method comprising:receiving system information from a network node, said system information containing configuration information indicating a configuration for random access; and
selecting a first numerology for random access from two or more numerologies available for random access as indicated by the configuration information; and
performing a random access on a first sub-band configured according to the first numerology to establish a connection with the network node.

US Pat. No. 10,925,063

USER SELECTION METHOD FOR NON-ORTHOGONAL MULTIPLE ACCESS SYSTEM AND BASE STATION THEREOF

National Tsing Hua Univer...

1. A user selection method for a non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) system serving N user devices, comprising:(a) dividing the N user devices into i clusters, wherein i and N are positive integers, and i ranges between 2 and N;
(b) selecting a user device from each of the i clusters as a reference device, wherein all the reference devices selected from the i clusters form a reference cluster;
(c) performing a power allocation algorithm for the reference cluster to determine a reference power allocation factor for each of the reference devices, and accordingly checking whether each of the reference devices meets at least one constraint, wherein the step of performing the power allocation algorithm for the reference cluster to determine the reference power allocation factor for each of the reference devices comprises:
sorting the reference devices in descending order according to a channel gain of each of the reference devices;
calculating the reference power allocation factor for each of the sorted reference devices, wherein the reference power allocation factor corresponding to an nth reference device among the sorted reference devices is denoted by a, and n ranges between 1 and i, wherein

?n=(PT|hn|2)/V0,R n represents a minimum transmission rate requirement of the nth reference device, PT represents a total transmission power of the NOMA system, |hn|2 represents the channel gain of the nth reference device, V0 represents a noise power,
 for 2?n?(i?1), and

 and
(d) in response to not every reference device in the reference cluster meets the at least one constraint, performing NOMA transmission for a candidate cluster, wherein the candidate cluster is formed by a candidate device in each of i?1 clusters when the N user devices are divided into the i?1 clusters, and the candidate device in each of the i?1 clusters meets the at least one constraint;
(e) in response to each of the reference devices meets the at least one constraint, the method further comprises setting the reference cluster as the candidate cluster and setting i=i+1 and again performing steps (a) to (d).

US Pat. No. 10,925,062

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BEAM MANAGEMENT IN HIGH FREQUENCY MULTI-CARRIER OPERATIONS WITH SPATIAL QUASI CO-LOCATIONS

Futurewei Technologies, I...

1. A method comprising:transmitting, by a transmit receive point (TRP), a message to a user equipment (UE) indicating that a second carrier is spatially quasi co-located with a first carrier such that beam(s) for communicating between the TRP and the UE over the second carrier are configurable based on beam management information of the first carrier for communications between the TRP and the UE over the first carrier; and
configuring, by the TRP based at least in part on the beam management information of the first carrier, a beam of the second carrier for communicating between the TRP and the UE over the second carrier.

US Pat. No. 10,925,061

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR BEAM DETECTION IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ASUSTeK Computer Inc., T...

1. A method for preamble transmissions by a User Equipment (UE) in a cell of a wireless communication system, wherein there are multiple beams in the cell, the method comprising:the UE initiates a random access (RA) procedure;
the UE transmits multiple RA preambles to a base station of the cell at multiple timings, wherein the multiple timings are scanned with all beams of the cell by the base station so that at least one RA preamble from the UE can be received by the base station; and
the UE starts monitoring a Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) for RA response reception from the base station after finishing transmissions of all of the multiple RA preambles.

US Pat. No. 10,925,060

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD AND DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A wireless communication method, comprising:determining, by a network device, a reference point according to a frequency point occupied by a first synchronization signal block;
performing, by the network device, frequency domain resource allocation and/or bandwidth part configuration for the terminal device according to the reference point, wherein the reference point is used for performing frequency domain resource allocation and/or bandwidth part configuration for the terminal device; and
sending, by the network device, first information to the terminal device, wherein the first information indicates the reference point;
wherein the reference point comprises a first reference point and a second reference point, the first reference point is used for performing the bandwidth part configuration for the terminal device, and the second reference point is used for performing the frequency domain resource allocation for the terminal device.

US Pat. No. 10,925,059

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING SIDELINK SIGNAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting a sidelink signal by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:generating a sequence for sidelink signal transmission;
mapping the sequence to a plurality of subcarriers around a sidelink direct current (DC) subcarrier; and
transmitting the mapped sequence for sidelink signal transmission,
wherein a position of the sidelink DC subcarrier is inherited from a position of a DC subcarrier used when the UE transmits an uplink signal to a base station (BS) or a position of a DC subcarrier used when the UE receives a downlink signal from a BS,
wherein, based on the sequence for sidelink signal transmission being a Zadoff-Chu sequence, a number of cyclic shifts (CSs) is limited to a predetermined value or less.

US Pat. No. 10,925,058

OPTICAL TRANSMISSION DEVICE AND BANDWIDTH ALLOCATION METHOD

NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELE...

1. An optical transmission device comprising:a bandwidth allocator configured to periodically read bandwidth request information indicating a bandwidth required for a termination device to transmit an uplink signal from a storage and to allocate a bandwidth to the termination device on the basis of the read bandwidth request information; and
a timing adjuster configured to adjust a period at intervals of which the bandwidth allocator reads the bandwidth request information from the storage on the basis of a timing at which resource information used to generate the bandwidth request information is received from an upper device.

US Pat. No. 10,925,057

CHANNEL SELECTION METHOD AND TRANSMIT END

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A channel selection method for a transmit end comprising:randomly generating, by the transmit end, a backoff count value within a range of a contention window that includes a plurality of timeslots;
decrementing, by the transmit end, the backoff count value in a different time slot by a decrement step,
wherein the decrement step for the backoff count value in each timeslot is based on a quantity of idle channels div a quantity of channels required by the transmit end, and
wherein the quantity of channels required by the transmittal end is greater than 1; and
randomly selecting, by the transmit end, from the idle channels, in response to the backoff count value updating to 0, a channel that is used by the transmit end for sending the data.

US Pat. No. 10,925,056

MULTIMODE DEVICE PRIORITY ACCESS MANAGEMENT

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A device, comprising:a first subscriber identity module (SIM) configured to support a packet-service (PS) radio access technology (RAT) and a circuit-service and a first packet-service (CSPS) RAT, the PS RAT and the first CSPS RAT operating within one or more time-varying communication substates, respectively, in accordance with a first communication protocol; and
one or more processors configured to selectively assign a priority to the PS RAT and the first CSPS RAT based upon a comparison of a current PS communication substate of the PS RAT to a current CS communication substate of the first CSPS RAT from among the time-varying communication substates that are associated with the PS RAT and the first CSPS RAT, respectively, and to allow one of the PS RAT or the first CSPS RAT access to an RF resource in accordance with the assigned priority,
wherein the selective assignment of the priority to the PS RAT and the first CSPS RAT is performed (i) in accordance with a first prioritization scheme when the first SIM is not operating in one of a Single-Radio Long Term Evolution (SRLTE) or a hybrid Code-Division Multiple Access (CDMA) mode, and (ii) in accordance with a second prioritization scheme when the first SIM is operating in one of a SRLTE or a hybrid CDMA mode in which the current PS communication substate and the current CS communication substate are associated with concurrently active states of the PS RAT and the first CSPS RAT, respectively,
wherein the first prioritization scheme is different than the second prioritization scheme, and
wherein the comparison of the current PS communication substate of the PS RAT to the current CS communication substate of the first CSPS RAT respectively, includes a comparison of one of several operating phases associated with PS communications in accordance with one of SRLTE or a hybrid CDMA mode for the PS RAT with one of several operating phases associated with CS communications in accordance with one of SRLTE or a hybrid CDMA mode for the first CSPS RAT.

US Pat. No. 10,925,055

DEVICE AND METHOD OF HANDLING CHANNEL ACCESS PROCEDURE

HTC Corporation, Taoyuan...

1. A communication device for handling a channel access procedure, comprising:a storage device; and
a processing circuit, coupled to the storage device, wherein the storage device stores, and the processing circuit is configured to execute instructions of:
receiving a first radio resource control (RRC) message on a RRC connection from a base station (BS), wherein the first RRC message comprises a first configuration indicating a first absolute maximum energy detection threshold value for an uplink unlicensed access (UA) on a UA cell;
performing a first channel access procedure according to the first absolute maximum energy detection threshold value;
receiving a second RRC message on the RRC connection from the BS, after receiving the first RRC message, wherein the second RRC message does not comprise any absolute maximum energy detection threshold value for the UL UA on the UA cell, and does not comprise an offset for any absolute maximum energy detection threshold value;
performing a second channel access procedure according to the first absolute maximum energy detection threshold value, after receiving the second RRC message;
receives a third RRC message from the BS or another BS on the RRC connection, after receiving the second RRC message, wherein the third RRC message comprises a third configuration indicating a second absolute maximum energy detection threshold value; and
performing a third channel access procedure according to the second absolute maximum energy detection threshold value.

US Pat. No. 10,925,054

CONFIGURABLE RESYNCHRONIZATION SIGNAL (RSS) FOR MACHINE TYPE COMMUNICATION (MTC) IN NEW RADIO (NR) SYSTEMS

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus of a machine type communication (MTC) User Equipment (UE) configured, the apparatus comprising:at least one processor, configured to:
decode a primary synchronization signal (PSS) and a secondary synchronization signal (SSS) received from a base station;
determine a system timing based on reception of the PSS and the SSS;
decode radio resource control (RRC) signaling from the base station, the RRC signaling received in accordance with the determined system timing, wherein the RRC signaling indicates parameters of a resynchronization signal (RSS) for resynchronization by the MTC UE, wherein the parameters of the RSS in the RRC signaling include a starting physical resource block (PRB) of the RSS and an indication of a number of continuous slots allocated for the RSS;
decode the RSS, the RSS received from the base station, wherein the RSS includes a single synchronization sequence mapped to resource elements configured for RSS transmission in a slot, wherein the single synchronization sequence is mapped to the resource elements in a frequency-first time-second manner, across subcarriers in frequency and orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbols in time; and
determine an updated system timing based on reception of the RSS.

US Pat. No. 10,925,053

FIRST COMMUNICATION DEVICE, SECOND COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHODS THEREIN, FOR SENDING AND RECEIVING, RESPECTIVELY, AN INDICATION OF A SUBFRAME TYPE

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method performed by a first communication device for sending an indication to a second communication device, the method comprising:determining an indication of a subframe type, the subframe type being of a subframe sent on a carrier by a cell associated with the first communication device and the second communication device, the subframe type being one of punctured and normal and the cell being a licensed-assisted cell, a normal subframe type being one in which all orthogonal frequency division multiplexed (OFDM) symbols of the subframe are occupied, and a punctured subframe being one in which less than all OFDM symbols of the subframe are occupied; and
sending the indication to the second communication device over an unlicensed carrier downlink control information (DCI) that includes an indication of a subframe type in a first subframe on the licensed-assisted cell immediately after a successful listen-before-talk process, the indication including an indication of occupied OFDM symbols.

US Pat. No. 10,925,052

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. A user equipment (UE) configured to communicate with a communication node, the user equipment comprising:a receiver configured to receive a configuration of at least one resource to be used for an ACK/NACK channel;
a transmitter configured to perform uplink data transmission; and
a controller configured to determine at least one ACK/NACK channel resource based on: 1) a value based on an index of a chunk allocated for the uplink data transmission, 2) the configuration, and 3) a total number of chunks in a downlink bandwidth,
wherein the receiver is configured to receive at least one ACK/NACK based on the at least one ACK/NACK channel resource.

US Pat. No. 10,925,051

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING CHANNELS IN MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM SUPPORTING MASSIVE MIMO

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a terminal in a mobile communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, downlink scheduling information for downlink data on a physical downlink control channel, the downlink scheduling information including demodulation reference signal (DMRS) configuration information indicating first information on a number of a DMRS group and second information on at least one DMRS antenna port allocated to the terminal;
identifying a resource for the downlink data, wherein a resource of one or more DMRS groups corresponding to the first information is not used for the downlink data; and
receiving, from the base station, the downlink data on the identified resource and a DMRS associated with the at least one DMRS antenna port based on the second information,
wherein a plurality of DMRS groups corresponding to the first information, which is indicated by a first value of the DMRS configuration information, include a first DMRS group and a second DMRS group,
wherein the first DMRS group comprises a DMRS antenna port allocated to the terminal, and
wherein the second DMRS group does not comprise a DMRS antenna port allocated to the terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,925,050

BASE STATION, TERMINAL APPARATUS, FIRST TERMINAL APPARATUS, METHOD, PROGRAM, RECORDING MEDIUM AND SYSTEM

NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE), the method comprising:receiving a radio resource control (RRC) message including first control information indicating a first index;
receiving a Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) in a resource which corresponds to one or more control channel element(s) (CCE(s));
determining a first offset value based on the first index from a table that indicates a relationship between the first index and the first offset value;
determining a number of resource blocks, based on a second index of a first CCE of the one or more CCE(s); and
determining a first position of a resource block of a Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) transmission based on the first offset value and the number of resource blocks,
wherein the PUCCH transmission, including Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARD)-Acknowledgement (ACK) information, is performed in response to the receiving of the PDCCH,
wherein the first position is located within an uplink bandwidth part in frequency domain,
wherein the first offset value indicates a first distance between a starting position of the uplink bandwidth part and a second position, and
wherein the number of resource blocks indicates a second distance between the second position and the first position.

US Pat. No. 10,925,049

CONTROL AND DATA CHANNEL RADIO RESOURCE CONFIGURATION

Comcast Cable Communicati...

1. A method comprising:transmitting, by a base station and to a wireless device, configuration parameters of an enhanced physical downlink control channel (ePDCCH), wherein the configuration parameters indicate:
at least one subframe in which the ePDCCH is configured; and
an ePDCCH starting symbol of the ePDCCH,
wherein no information is in each symbol, in the at least one subframe, prior to the ePDCCH starting symbols; and
transmitting, to the wireless device via the ePDCCH, packet scheduling information.

US Pat. No. 10,925,048

CONTROL RESOURCE SET FOR SINGLE-CARRIER WAVEFORM

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications by a base station (BS), comprising:determining a first control resource set (coreset) of time and frequency resources within a control region of a system bandwidth, to transmit a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) to a user equipment (UE);
transmitting the PDCCH to the UE as a discrete Fourier transform spread frequency division multiple access (DFT-S-FDMA) waveform via the first coreset of time and frequency resources; and
transmitting a demodulation reference signal (DMRS) associated with the PDCCH.

US Pat. No. 10,925,047

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SCHEDULING WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method comprising:transmitting higher layer signaling to a user equipment (UE), the higher layer signaling indicating to the UE at least one time domain resource associated with a transport block (TB) of a dynamic-grant-based transmission to be scheduled by downlink control information (DCI), the higher layer signaling being at a higher layer than the DCI, wherein the at least one time domain resource includes a preconfigured set of one or more time domain resources, wherein the DCI comprises a field for indicating an index, the index associated with one of the preconfigured set of one or more time domain resources, wherein the higher layer signaling includes a table associating the index with a value of each one of the preconfigured set of one or more time domain resources, wherein the table has a single entry, and wherein the field in the DCI is empty; and
transmitting the DCI to the UE to schedule the TB.

US Pat. No. 10,925,046

SIGNALING INDICATION FOR FLEXIBLE NEW RADIO (NR) LONG TERM EVOLUTION (LTE) COEXISTENCE

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a User Equipment (UE), a New Radio (NR) control signal indicating a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network parameter;
identifying, within a set of resources, a subset of resources carrying LTE signal(s) based on the LTE network parameter; and
receiving, by the UE, an NR downlink signal over one or more resources, excluding the subset of resources, in the set of resources.

US Pat. No. 10,925,045

DEVICE AND METHOD HANDLING TRANSMISSION IN UNLICENSED BAND

HTC Corporation, Taoyuan...

1. A user equipment (UE) for handling a transmission, comprising:a storage device; and
a processing circuit, coupled to the storage device, wherein the storage device stores instructions, and the processing circuit is configured to execute the instructions of:
performing a first channel access procedure according to parameters mp, CWmin,p, and CWmax,p associated with a channel access priority class 1 defined in a 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) specification, for a first transmission on a channel of an unlicensed band with a network, wherein the first transmission comprises at least one of a random access (RA) preamble, a scheduling request (SR), a channel quality indicator (CQI) and a sounding reference signal (SRS);
performing the first transmission on the channel according to the first channel access procedure; and
performing the first transmission, after sensing that the channel is idle during a plurality of slot durations of a defer duration and a counter is decreased to zero.

US Pat. No. 10,925,044

TECHNIQUES FOR SPATIAL RELATION SCHEDULING IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communications, comprising:identifying, based on downlink control information (DCI), a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) transmission associated with a network entity;
determining that a dedicated physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) resource is not configured for uplink transmission to the network entity;
determining a default spatial relation reference signal for the PUSCH transmission based on determining that the PUCCH resource is not configured, wherein determining the default spatial relation reference signal includes identifying the default spatial relation reference signal as a downlink reference signal corresponding to a reference signal resource index providing a quasi-co-location reference signal for a downlink transmission;
determining that a CORESET is configured on a component carrier from a component carrier list;
identifying a pathloss reference signal as the quasi-co-location reference signal of the CORESET on the component carrier; and
performing the PUSCH transmission based on the default spatial relation reference signal.

US Pat. No. 10,925,043

MULTIPLEXING LARGE PAYLOADS OF CONTROL INFORMATION FROM USER EQUIPMENTS

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for transmitting Uplink Control Information (UCI) by a User Equipment (UE) over a Physical Uplink Control CHannel (PUCCH) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:acquiring, by the UE, information for configuration of a first PUCCH format and a second PUCCH format;
generating, by the UE, UCI to be transmitted;
selecting, by the UE, one of the first PUCCH format and the second PUCCH format for transmitting the UCI;
encoding, by the UE, the generated UCI;
performing, by the UE, an Inverse Fourier Transform (IFT) operation on the encoded UCI; and
transmitting, by the UE, the IFT performed UCI using the selected PUCCH format,
wherein one of the first PUCCH format and the second PUCCH format is selected by the UE, based on a transmission on multiple carriers from a base station.

US Pat. No. 10,925,042

ALLOCATION AND LOGICAL TO PHYSICAL MAPPING OF SCHEDULING REQUEST INDICATOR CHANNEL IN WIRELESS NETWORKS

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPO...

1. A method for allocating resources for a scheduling request, comprising:receiving, at a user equipment (UE), information indicative of period and an offset;
receiving, at the UE, an index value; and
selecting, by the UE, a cyclic shift, an orthogonal sequence, and a resource block number for transmitting the scheduling request based on the index value;
selecting, by the UE, a subframe for transmitting the scheduling request based on the period and the offset; and
transmitting, by the UE, the scheduling request on a physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) based on the selected cyclic shift, the selected orthogonal sequence, the selected resource block number, and the selected subframe.

US Pat. No. 10,925,041

COMMON INDEXING FOR UPLINK PHYSICAL RESOURCE BLOCKS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:receiving, from a scheduling entity, a synchronization signal block (SSB) comprising information relating to a reference point offset;
determining a frequency of a first reference point, defined based on the reference point offset, relative to a frequency of the SSB;
receiving an uplink indexing indication configured to indicate whether to utilize the first reference point as an uplink (UL) resource reference point;
if the UL indexing indication indicates to utilize the first reference point as the UL resource reference point, determining an UL resource based on the first reference point; and
if the UL indexing indication indicates not to utilize the first reference point as the UL resource reference point, determining an UL resource based on a second reference point, different from the first reference point.

US Pat. No. 10,925,040

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING SOUNDING REFERENCE SIGNAL, CHIP AND USER EQUIPMENT

BAICELLS TECHNOLOGIES CO....

1. A method for transmitting a Sounding Reference Signal (SRS), comprising: acquiring scheduling information of an uplink transmission channel when the uplink transmission channel is being scheduled; determining a resource adopted by an uplink control channel corresponding to the scheduling information of the uplink transmission channel in accordance with a predetermined mapping relationship between the scheduling information of the uplink transmission channel and resources adopted by the uplink control channel for the transmission of an uplink control signal; and transmitting the SRS through the resource adopted by the uplink control channel, wherein the transmitting the SRS through the resource adopted by the uplink control channel comprises: transmitting the SRS to a base station through the resource adopted by the uplink control channel in such a manner that different frequency-domain resources are occupied by different time-domain resource symbols, wherein the transmitting the SRS to the base station through the resource adopted by the uplink control channel in the manner that the different frequency-domain resources are occupied by the different time-domain resource symbols comprises: mapping the SRS to the different frequency-domain resources in different time-domain resources in accordance with a cyclic shift at a frequency-domain resource position and transmitting the SRS to the base station, wherein the cyclic shift at the frequency-domain resource position is determined in accordance with a quantity of time-domain resource symbols for the resource adopted by the uplink control channel and a frequency interval of the frequency-domain resource occupied by the SRS in a same time-domain resource, wherein the mapping the SRS to the different frequency-domain resources in the different time-domain resources in accordance with the cyclic shift at the frequency-domain resource position and transmitting the SRS to the base station comprises: indicating the different time-domain resource symbols in N time-domain resource symbols of the SRS to occupy M different interlace units respectively when the N time-domain resource symbols are occupied by the resource adopted by the uplink control channel and the M different interlace units are occupied on one time-domain resource symbol, when the N time-domain resource symbols are occupied by the resource adopted by the uplink control channel and the M different interlace units are occupied on one time-domain resource symbol; and mapping the SRS to the resource adopted by the uplink control channel and transmitting the SRS to the base station, wherein within all the frequency-domain resource positions occupied by the N time-domain resource symbols, the frequency interval between physical resource blocks of the M different interlace units which are not adjacent and not consecutive in a frequency domain is determined in accordance with the cyclic shift at each frequency-domain resource position, where M and N are each a positive integer.

US Pat. No. 10,925,039

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR HANDLING RETRANSMISSION INDICATION FOR CONFIGURED GRANT IN SIDELINK IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

ASUSTek Computer Inc., T...

1. A method of a first device for requesting one or more sidelink retransmission resources from a base station, the method comprising:receiving a Radio Resource Control (RRC) message from the base station, wherein:
the RRC message comprises first information and second information;
the first device is configured with a configured grant for sidelink communication via the first information;
the configured grant is indicative of a first plurality of resources for sidelink communication; and
the second information is indicative of one or more timing offsets and an identity for a second plurality of resources;
transmitting sidelink data to a second device via a first resource of the first plurality of resources;
at least one of receiving or detecting a first signal, associated with the sidelink data, from the second device at a first time, wherein the first signal is indicative of a reception result associated with the sidelink data;
determining a second time based on the one or more timing offsets indicated by the second information;
determining a frequency location based on the identity; and
transmitting a second signal to the base station via a second resource, wherein the second resource is associated with the second time and the frequency location.

US Pat. No. 10,925,038

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING TIME DOMAIN RESOURCE MAPPED BY REFERENCE SIGNAL

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for determining a time domain resource mapped by a reference signal, the method comprising:determining, by a first user equipment of a first cell based on configuration information, a time domain resource of the first cell mapped by at least one of a reference signal or a subcarrier spacing of the reference signal, wherein the configuration information comprises at least one of predefined first configuration information or second configuration information received from a first base station of the first cell, wherein a time domain resource of a second cell that is adjacent to the first cell and includes a second user equipment is the same as the time domain resource of the first cell, wherein one of the time domain resource of the first cell and the time domain resource of the second cell is for uplink (UL) and the other is for downlink (DL); and
sending, by the first user equipment, the time domain resource of the first cell to the first base station.

US Pat. No. 10,925,037

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD, ENODEB, AND USER EQUIPMENT

SUN PATENT TRUST, New Yo...

1. A communication device comprising:control circuitry which, in operation, sets a repetition level corresponding to a number of one or more repetitions of a physical downlink control channel; and
transmission circuitry which, in operation, transmits, to a user equipment (UE), the one or more repetitions of the physical downlink control channel in one or more subframes starting from a starting subframe with the set repetition level, wherein,
the set repetition level is one of multiple repetition levels including a first repetition level and a second repetition level that is larger than the first repetition level,
the starting subframe is one of a subset of subframes, and the subset of subframes is configured to be specific to the UE and comprised of every n-th subframe among a set of starting subframes defined for the set repetition level, where n is an integer greater than 1, and
at least one subframe of a first set of starting subframes defined for the first repetition level is the same as at least one subframe of a second set of starting subframes defined for the second repetition level, and a second interval between the second set of starting subframes is an integer multiple of a first interval between the first set of starting subframes.

US Pat. No. 10,925,036

METHOD FOR RECEIVING FEEDBACK SIGNAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of receiving a feedback signal by a base station in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:transmitting a data packet to a user equipment;
monitoring a first feedback signal, indicating whether the data packet is successfully received, during a preset monitoring period;
determining whether the first feedback signal monitored during the preset monitoring period is an acknowledgement (ACK) signal or a not-acknowledgement (NACK) signal; and
retransmitting the data packet to the user equipment based on the first feedback signal being determined as the NACK signal,
wherein a first monitoring period in which the first feedback signal is monitored to determine the NACK signal is configured differently from a second monitoring period in which the first feedback signal is monitored to determine the ACK signal, and
wherein a first feedback transmission resource allocated for transmission of the NACK signal is configured with a larger size than a second feedback transmission resource allocated for transmission of the ACK signal.

US Pat. No. 10,925,035

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING DATA IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting and receiving data between a first device and a second device in a wireless communication system supporting vehicle to everything (V2X) service, the method performed by the first device and comprising:determining whether (i) to transmit a specific message based on a first resource region and a second resource region or (ii) to transmit the specific message based on the first resource region,
wherein the first resource region is a resource region to transmit the specific message from the first device to the second device directly, and
wherein the second resource region is a resource region to transmit the specific message from the first device to the second device via the network node;
determining, based on a size of the specific message, whether to transmit the specific message through (i) the first resource region or (ii) the second resource region, based on that the specific message is determined to be transmitted based on the first resource region and the second resource region,
wherein the specific message is transmitted through the second resource region when the size of the specific message is greater than a specific size; and
transmitting the specific message through one of the first resource region and the second resource region based on the determination result,
wherein a transmission periodicity of the specific message when the specific message is transmitted through the first resource region is different from a transmission periodicity of the specific message when the specific message is transmitted through the second resource region.

US Pat. No. 10,925,034

RESOURCE INDICATION METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A communication method, carried out by a base station, the method comprising:generating a first indication information, wherein the first indication information indicates a configuration information of a first resource;
generating a second indication information, wherein the second indication information indicates a relationship between a second resource and the first resource; and
sending the first indication information and the second indication information to a terminal,
wherein the first indication information and the second indication information are used by the terminal to determine a receiving resource and/or a sending resource,
wherein the first indication information comprises:
a type of the first resource, and
a length of the first resource;
wherein the type of the first resource indicates:
a relationship between a sending resource of the base station and a time unit including an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) symbol, or
a relationship between the sending resource of the terminal and a time unit including an OFDM symbol,
wherein the length of the first resource is a quantity of time units, and
wherein the second indication information comprises at least one type of information taken from the group consisting of:
a time unit identifier,
a sub-time unit identifier, and
a reference signal received power (RSRP) sequence number.

US Pat. No. 10,925,033

ADAPTIVE COMMUNICATION MODE SWITCHING

SZ DJI TECHNOLOGY CO., LT...

1. A method for ensuring seamless data transmission while switching communication links between an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and a remote terminal, the method comprising:performing calculations, based on a switching criterion, to select one of a direct communication link or an indirect communication link to transmit data between the UAV and the remote terminal, the data including image data and non-image data, the direct communication link being established between the UAV and the remote terminal based on a direct communication protocol, and the indirect communication link being established between the UAV and the remote terminal based on an indirect communication protocol via one or more intermediate network nodes, wherein the switching criterion is based on a state of a payload device mounted on the UAV, the state of the payload device including at least one of: an orientation or pose of the payload device relative to the UAV, an on/off state of the payload device, a recording frame rate of the payload device, a number of images recorded by the payload device, an image resolution of images captured by the payload device, an image size of the images captured by the payload device, and an image quality of the images captured by the payload device;
transmitting the data using the one of the direct communication link or the indirect communication link selected based on the calculations; and
switching, according to the switching criterion, from the one of the direct communication link or the indirect communication link to another one of the direct communication link or the indirect communication link for transmission of the image data, wherein same data is transmitted simultaneously along both the direct communication link and the indirect communication link during the switch, thereby ensuring seamless data transmission, and when the image data is switched to be transmitted along the direct communication link, the non-image data is simultaneously transmitted along both the direct communication link and the indirect communication link, the non-image data including one or more of: control data for the UAV, position data of the UAV, orientation data of the UAV, and motion data of the UAV.

US Pat. No. 10,925,032

POLAR BIT ALLOCATION FOR PARTIAL CONTENT EXTRACTION

MEDIATEK INC., Hsinchu (...

1. A method of bit allocation for generating a synchronization signal block, comprising:generating timing related bits that indicate a timing of the synchronization signal block in a synchronization burst;
selecting a portion of the generated timing related bits to be included in a payload of a broadcast channel in the synchronization signal block; and
obtaining encoded bits for transmission by encoding the payload of the broadcast channel according to an encoding process that includes bit channels, the selected portion of the timing related bits being allocated to input bits of the encoding process that are associated with a portion of the bit channels of the encoding process subject to be decoded prior to other portion of the bit channels of the encoding process.

US Pat. No. 10,925,031

SMALL DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND RELATED DEVICE AND SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A small data transmission method, comprising:identifying, by a base station, N to-be paged user equipment (UEs) for a paging message broadcast, wherein N is an integer greater than 1;
determining, by the base station, M to-be-paged UEs within the N to-be-paged UEs for receiving small data, wherein M is an integer greater than 0 but less than N;
determining, by the base station, a preset arrangement rule agreed upon between the base station and the N to-be-paged UEs;
arranging, by the base station, the small data of the M to-be-paged UEs based on an arrangement sequence of user equipment (UE) identifiers of the M to-be-paged UEs in the paging message, and adding the arranged small data of the M to-be-paged UEs to the paging message for broadcasting; and
broadcasting, by the base station, the paging message, wherein the paging message comprises:
UE identifiers of the N to-be-paged UEs; second identification information indicating the M to-be-paged UEs to receive the small data; and
the arranged small data for only the M to-be-paged UEs, wherein the arranged small data is data with data volume less than a preset data volume threshold.

US Pat. No. 10,925,030

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING DIRECTIVITY IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by an apparatus in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:transmitting or receiving a signal based on a first direction of a first beam of the apparatus;
identifying a second direction of a second beam of the apparatus after a movement of the apparatus;
if the second direction is within a designated range of the first direction of the first beam, identifying a third beam which is different from the second beam, among a plurality of beams for a beam search; and
if the second direction is not within the designated range of the first direction, transmitting or receiving a signal for the beam search by using the second beam.

US Pat. No. 10,925,029

WI-FI ACCESS POINT-BASED POSITIONING METHOD AND DEVICE

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method, comprising:determining a respective signal graph of each of a plurality of wireless local area network (WLAN) access points (APs) in a positioning area, wherein each respective WLAN AP signal graph comprises coordinates of a respective plurality of reference points and a WLAN AP signal strength corresponding to coordinates of each reference point of the respective plurality of references points;
estimating a WLAN AP location of a first WLAN AP based on a first WLAN AP signal graph corresponding to the first WLAN AP, to obtain an estimated WLAN AP location of the first WLAN AP;
determining a divergence of the first WLAN AP signal graph based on the estimated WLAN AP location of the first WLAN AP; and
determining, based on the divergence of the first WLAN AP signal graph, whether the first WLAN AP is a mobile WLAN AP.

US Pat. No. 10,925,028

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING IDENTIFICATION AND POSITION OF DEVICES USING RADIO FINGERPRINTING

Honeywell International I...

1. A building control device, comprising:a microprocessor coupled to a memory, wherein both the microprocessor and the memory are included in a housing of the building control device, and wherein the microprocessor is configured to:
determine whether a signal strength of a status signal produced by a component matches a fingerprint of the component stored in the memory; and
send a notification of an issue concerning the component when a difference in the signal strength of the signal produced by the component and a signal strength obtained from the fingerprint is outside a range.

US Pat. No. 10,925,027

PROCESSING METHOD FOR TRACKING UE IN LOW POWER MODE, AND DEVICE

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A processing method for tracking a user equipment (UE) in a low power mode, the method comprising:obtaining, by the UE, transmission configuration information between the UE and a network device, wherein the transmission configuration information indicates that an uplink tracking signal is to be sent according to a discontinuous transmission mode, and the transmission configuration information comprises a transmission cycle;
when the UE enters a low power mode, sending, by the UE, the uplink tracking signal to the network device based on the transmission configuration information; and
receiving, by the UE, timing advance (TA) adjustment information sent by the network device in response to the uplink tracking signal.

US Pat. No. 10,925,026

SYNCHRONIZATION INFORMATION SENDING METHOD AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

7. An apparatus, comprising:a processor, configured to determine first synchronization information; and
a transmitter, configured to send the first synchronization information in a first link, wherein a sequence used for the first synchronization information is different from a sequence used for second synchronization information, the first link is between a first user equipment (UE) and a second UE, the second synchronization information is carried on a second link, the second link is between the first UE and a base station, wherein the difference between the sequence used for the first synchronization information and the sequence used for second synchronization information is usable to determine whether a synchronization information is the first synchronization information to be carried on the first link or the second synchronization information to be carried on the second link, the second synchronization information comprises a Primary Sidelink Synchronization Signal (PSSS) and a Secondary Sidelink Synchronization Signal (SSSS), a sequence used for the PSSS is generated by using a Zadoff-Chu sequence with a length of 63, and the sequence used for the PSSS comprises a root sequence with a number of 26 and a root sequence with a number of 37, a sequence used for the SSSS comprises a sequence in downlink subframe 0, and a mapping manner of the sequence used for the SSSS satisfies a formula (1) as follows:
d(2n)=s0(m0)(n)c0(n)
d(2n+1)=s1(m1)(n)c1(n)z1(m0)(n)  (1),
wherein d(2n) indicates a sequence mapped to an even-number subcarrier, d(2n+1) indicates a sequence mapped to an odd-number subcarrier, s0(m0)(n) and c0(n) are sequences for generating d(2n), and s1(m1)(n), c1(n), and z1(m0)(n) are sequences for generating d(2n+1).

US Pat. No. 10,925,025

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING SYNCHRONIZATION SIGNAL IN DEVICE-TO-DEVICE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for transmitting device-to-device synchronization signal (D2DSS) in a user equipment (UE), the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, configuration information for transmitting the D2DSS;
receiving, from the base station, a threshold value associated with the D2DSS;
transmitting the D2DSS in case that the configuration information is configured and set to on, and the UE is a radio resource control (RRC) connected state; and
transmitting the D2DSS in case that the configuration information is not configured and a reference signal received power (RSRP) measurement is below the threshold value.

US Pat. No. 10,925,024

RIBS BASED SYNCHRONIZATION SERVICE

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method, in a network node, for arranging a synchronization service for a target network access node, comprising:receiving a service request from the target network access node for a synchronization service to be provided to the target network access node,
wherein the service request comprises service information related to the target network access node's synchronization needs;
selecting a synchronization source node, responsive to the service request,
wherein the selecting of the synchronization source node is based on the service information; and
sending a response towards the target network access node regarding the synchronization service to be provided by the synchronization source node.

US Pat. No. 10,925,023

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMMUNICATING REFERENCE SIGNAL FOR BROADCAST CHANNEL

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY LAB...

1. A method comprising:determining, based on a synchronization signal (SS) block index and a half-frame timing index, an initialization value for a reference signal associated with a physical broadcast channel (PBCH);
generating, based on the initialization value, the reference signal associated with a PBCH;
mapping, based on one or more of a frequency domain shift value or a time domain shift value, the generated reference signal to resource elements (REs), wherein the REs are included in an SS block corresponding to the SS block index; and
transmitting, to a terminal, the mapped reference signal and the PBCH,
wherein the SS block corresponding to the SS block index comprises at least four orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbols,
wherein a first OFDM symbol of the at least four OFDM symbols comprises a primary synchronization signal, a second OFDM symbol of the at least four OFDM symbols comprises a portion of the PBCH, and a third OFDM symbol of the at least four OFDM symbols comprises a secondary synchronization signal,
wherein the second OFDM symbol is located between the first OFDM symbol and the third OFDM symbol,
wherein the third OFDM symbol is located between the second OFDM symbol and a fourth OFDM symbol of the at least four OFDM symbols,
wherein another portion of the PBCH is mapped in the third OFDM symbol and the fourth OFDM symbol, and
wherein a demodulation reference signal (DM-RS) associated with the PBCH is mapped in the second, third and fourth OFDM symbols.

US Pat. No. 10,925,022

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMMUNICATING SYNCHRONIZATION SIGNALS

Motorola Mobility LLC, C...

1. An apparatus comprising:a memory that stores a first synchronization signal associated with a first identifier and a second synchronization signal associated with a second identifier;
a controller that
generates a first synchronization signal sequence for the first synchronization signal,
where the first synchronization signal sequence is defined by at least an element-wise multiplication of a first sequence with a second sequence, and
where the first sequence is a first base sequence cyclically shifted with a first cyclic shift value and the second sequence is a second base sequence cyclically shifted with a second cyclic shift value, and
generates a second synchronization signal sequence for the second synchronization signal,
where the second synchronization signal sequence is defined by at least an element-wise multiplication of a third sequence with a fourth sequence, and
where the third sequence is the first base sequence cyclically shifted with a third cyclic shift value and the fourth sequence is the second base sequence cyclically shifted with a fourth cyclic shift value; and
an interface that outputs
the first synchronization signal associated with the first identifier, and
the second synchronization signal associated with the second identifier,
wherein the first synchronization signal sequence is different than the second synchronization signal sequence and wherein the first cyclic shift value and the third cyclic shift value are the same if the first identifier is same as the second identifier.

US Pat. No. 10,925,021

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING SYNCHRONIZATION SIGNAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method performed by a wireless device in a wireless communication system supporting a narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT), the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, a Narrowband Primary Synchronization Signal (NPSS) and a Narrowband Secondary Synchronization Signal (NSSS);
performing a cell search procedure for the base station based on the NPSS and the NSSS; and
receiving, from the base station, a Narrowband Physical Broadcast Channel (NPBCH),
wherein the NPSS is transmitted over 11 orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbols in subframe #5 of each radio frame,
wherein based on each radio frame having a first radio frame structure that is applicable for frequency division duplex (FDD), (i) the NSSS is transmitted over 11 OFDM symbols in subframe #9 of even-numbered radio frames, and (ii) the NPBCH is transmitted in subframe #0 of each radio frame,
wherein based on each radio frame having a second radio frame structure that is applicable for time division duplex (TDD), (i) the NSSS is transmitted over 11 OFDM symbols in subframe #0 of even-numbered radio frames, and (ii) the NPBCH is transmitted in subframe #9 of each radio frame,
wherein based on each radio frame having the first radio frame structure that is applicable for FDD, a number of subframes between a subframe in which the NSSS is transmitted and a most recent previous subframe in which the NPSS is transmitted is equal to 3, and
wherein based on each radio frame having the second radio frame structure that is applicable for TDD, the number of subframes between the subframe in which the NSSS is transmitted and the most recent previous subframe in which the NPSS is transmitted is equal to 4.

US Pat. No. 10,925,019

USER TERMINAL AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A user terminal comprising:a reception section that receives a first synchronization signal and a second synchronization signal mapped on predetermined resources; and
a control section that controls synchronization processing based on the first synchronization signal and the second synchronization signal,
wherein spacings of the first synchronization signal and the second synchronization signal at which the first synchronization signal and the second synchronization signal are mapped on subcarriers are different.

US Pat. No. 10,925,018

METHOD AND WIRELESS DEVICE FOR DETERMINING TRANSMISSION POWER

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for determining a transmit power, the method performed by a wireless terminal and comprising:receiving a higher layer signal including a first value related to a priority;
based on (i) that asynchronous dual transmissions of a V2X (Vehicle to everything) signal and a cellular uplink signal are configured and (ii) that a subframe p for transmitting the cellular uplink signal is overlapped with a subframe q for transmitting the V2X signal, determining whether the subframe p for transmitting the cellular uplink signal leads in time over the subframe q for transmitting the V2X signal or not,
wherein the V2X signal includes sidelink control information (SCI) including a second value related to the priority;
comparing the first value included in the received higher layer signal with the second value included in the SCI of the V2X signal to be transmitted; and
determining a reference subframe between the subframes p and q, based on the determination and the comparison,
wherein the reference subframe is used to determine a lower limit for a transmit power, and
wherein when the subframe p for transmitting the cellular uplink signal leads in time over the subframe q for transmitting the V2X signal, and when the second value in the SCI is less than the first value in the higher layer signal, subframe pairs (p, q) and (p, q?1) are considered for determining a tolerance for a maximum power.

US Pat. No. 10,925,017

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method comprising:configuring a physical channel or a physical signal in a multi-parameter system, the configuring comprising at least configuring a relative subcarrier spacing that is used when a reference signal is sent, wherein the relative subcarrier spacing is determined according to a relationship between a baseline subcarrier spacing of a data channel and a subcarrier spacing of the reference signal; and
transmitting, by a device in the multi-parameter system, data over the physical channel or the physical signal using more than one subcarrier spacing for a first subcarrier frequency of the physical channel or physical signal, wherein a plurality of parameters of the multi-parameter system comprises a subcarrier spacing, and wherein the multi-parameter system supports downlink data transmissions using a plurality of different subcarrier spacings, the plurality of different subcarrier spacings comprises a first subcarrier spacing for first downlink transmissions and a second subcarrier spacing for second downlink transmissions, and the first subcarrier spacing is different than the second subcarrier spacing.

US Pat. No. 10,925,016

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TIME SYNCHRONIZATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. An apparatus for wireless communication, the apparatus comprising: a sampling time offset estimator comprising circuitry configured to estimate a sampling time offset caused by a sampling frequency used in sampling an input signal received through a wireless channel, and to generate a first control signal based on the sampling time offset that is estimated; a channel time offset estimator comprising circuitry configured to estimate a channel time offset caused by the wireless channel, and to generate a second control signal based on the channel time offset that is estimated; a time control signal generator comprising circuitry configured to generate a time control signal based on the first control signal or the second control signal; and a time offset compensator comprising circuitry configured to compensate for a time offset of the input signal, based on the time control signal, for time synchronization with a transmitter of the input signal, wherein the circuitry of the sampling time offset estimator is further configured to: estimate a sampling frequency offset of the sampling frequency, and generate a sampling frequency offset signal based on the sampling frequency offset for each of a first period; estimate the sampling time offset during the first period based on the sampling frequency offset signal, and generate the first control signal based on the sampling time offset that is estimated; and estimate the sampling frequency offset of the sampling frequency based on at least one of an offset of a carrier frequency for a frequency band shift of the input signal; and a first change in the channel time offset.

US Pat. No. 10,925,015

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING DATA FRAME IN A LONG TERM EVOLUTION UNLICENSED (LTE-U)SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for transmitting a data frame in a Long Term Evolution unlicensed (LTE-U) system, the method comprising:determining, by a first LTE-U device, a to-be-transmitted data frame, wherein the to-be-transmitted data frame carries an identifier of an operator to which the first LTE-U device belongs, and wherein the to-be-transmitted data frame further carries a synchronization signal and a sequence number of the-to-be transmitted data frame in a transmission pattern that comprises a quantity of data frames in one transmission period;
transmitting, by the first LTE-U device, the to-be-transmitted data frame to a second LTE-U device in an unlicensed band, wherein the identifier of the operator is transmitted outside of the synchronization signal comprised in the to-be-transmitted data frame; and
receiving, by the first LTE-U device, a measurement result from the second LTE-U device, wherein the measurement result is obtained based on data frames that carry the identifier of the operator to which the first LTE-U device belongs.

US Pat. No. 10,925,014

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SYNCHRONIZATION IN A NETWORK

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method of synchronizing at least one device with a source device, the method comprising:receiving, by a receiver, delay information describing at least one device which is connected to the source device via a communication link and configured to process at least one type of data;
detecting a location of the at least one device and structural obstacles between the at least one device and the source device based on a difference of a transmission efficiency between transmitted audio data and video data;
calculating, by at least one processor, at least one delay value of the at least one device based on the delay information, the location of the at least one device, and the location of the structural obstacles between the at least one device and the source device; and
transmitting, to the at least one device via the communication link from the source device, data in a synchronized manner based on the at least one calculated delay value.

US Pat. No. 10,925,013

METHODS FOR ADAPTING OVER-THE-AIR SYNCHRONIZATION TO RADIO CONDITIONS

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method, in a base station operating in a wireless communications network, for facilitating over-the-air synchronization with a neighboring base station, the method comprising:determining that a signal being transmitted by a first neighbor cell of a plurality of neighbor cells is interfering with or is likely to interfere with a signal, from a second neighbor cell, that is used by the base station for synchronization;
sending towards the first neighbor cell, in response to said determining, a request for activation of a reference signal muting pattern by the first neighbor cell; and
subsequently determining that the signal from the second neighbor cell is not needed or is unavailable for synchronization and, in response, sending a message, towards the first neighbor cell, indicating that the reference signal muting Pattern may be deactivated.

US Pat. No. 10,925,012

CELLULAR USER EQUIPMENT AND METHOD OF OPERATION

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A user equipment (UE) configured to operate in a serving cell provided by a base station in a cellular communications network, the UE comprising:a transceiver configured for bidirectional communication with the base station; and
control circuitry operable in a plurality of Radio Resource Control (RRC) states, the control circuitry being operably coupled to the transceiver such that the control circuitry and the transceiver are configured to:
establish a Radio Resource Control (RRC) connection with the base station, such that the UE is operating in an RRC Connected state according to a first value of a time alignment timer that indicates a duration that the UE remains uplink synchronized in the serving cell after reception of a time alignment command from the base station;
perform a reconfiguration of the RRC connection with the base station;
during the reconfiguration, receive from the base station a second value of the time alignment timer; and
operate in an RRC Connected state according to the second value of the time alignment timer, wherein:
one of the first and second values of the time alignment timer indicates that the UE becomes uplink unsynchronized when the UE does not receive a time alignment command from the base station before expiration of the time alignment timer, and
the other of the first and second values of the time alignment timer indicates that the UE remains uplink synchronized without receiving a time alignment command from the base station.

US Pat. No. 10,925,011

METHOD FOR COMMUNICATION BETWEEN USER EQUIPMENTS, USER EQUIPMENT, AND BASE STATION

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A method, comprising:establishing, by a first user equipment (UE), a first virtual cell; and
sending, by the first UE, a first synchronization signal and a first broadcast message, wherein the first synchronization signal comprises an identity of the first virtual cell, and wherein the first broadcast message comprises configuration information of the first virtual cell, wherein the first synchronization signal and the first broadcast message cause a second UE to access the first virtual cell according to the identity of the first virtual cell and the configuration information of the first virtual cell, and to communicate with the first UE, and wherein the first UE sends the first synchronization signal and the first broadcast message on a second resource scheduled by a base station according to an identity and a signal quality of a second virtual cell established by a third UE.

US Pat. No. 10,925,010

POWER HEADROOM REPORTING WITH CHANNEL SELECTION

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus of a user equipment (UE), the apparatus comprising:a processor configured to cause the UE to:
detect a first physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) transmission comprising a first uplink grant associated with a first physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) transmission;
determine, for transmission to a base station, a power headroom report that is dependent on if the UE is able to determine whether a first physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) transmission is simultaneously scheduled with the first PUSCH; and
encode the power headroom report for communication to the base station, using a PUCCH reference format transmission power for said determining the power headroom report when the UE is not able to determine whether the first PUCCH transmission is simultaneously scheduled with the first PUSCH transmission; and
transmit the power headroom report.

US Pat. No. 10,925,009

DYNAMIC PROCESSING RESOURCE ALLOCATION ACROSS MULTIPLE CARRIERS

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A communication device comprising:a controller configured to identify a plurality of carriers for carrier aggregation; and
an estimation processor configured to determine, for a first device processing resource of the communication device, throughput gain values that estimate an increase in throughput from using the device processing resource with the plurality of carriers;
the controller further configured to:
determine efficiency metrics for the first device processing resource based on the throughput gain values and power penalty values that estimate a power penalty from using the first device processing resource with the plurality of carriers,
determine a first efficiency metric for the first device processing resource based on a ratio of a first throughput gain value for the first device processing resource to a first power penalty value; and
select, based on the efficiency metrics, a first carrier of the plurality of carriers to which to assign the first device processing resource.

US Pat. No. 10,925,008

NETWORK PERFORMANCE IN HIGH DENSITY ENVIRONMENTS

Comcast Cable Communicati...

1. A method comprising:determining signal information associated with received signals, wherein at least a portion of the signal information is associated with a radio frequency signal strength over a communication channel associated with a network device;
determining an attenuation value based at least on the signal information;
attenuating, by the network device, one or more radio frequency receiving paths of the network device based in part on applying the determined attenuation value to the one or more radio frequency receiving paths of the network device; and
configuring a transmission power of the network device based on the determined attenuation value.

US Pat. No. 10,925,007

DYNAMIC POWER REDUCTION REQUESTS FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A method, comprising:determining, using a user equipment electronic device (UE), that a maximum power availability for a transmission between the UE and a wireless network node is not appropriate to current conditions;
sending, using the UE, a request to the wireless network node to reduce power for communication with the wireless network node, wherein the request comprises a request to change an aggregation factor to increase slot aggregation for communications with the wireless network node; and
communicating, using the UE, at a reduced power level for the communications with the wireless network node.

US Pat. No. 10,925,006

TERMINAL APPARATUS AND METHOD

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A terminal apparatus comprising:a receiver configured to receive a Downlink Control Information (DCI) format including a Transmission Power Control (TPC) command;
a transmitter configured to transmit, in a case that a first DCI format is detected in a subframe n, a Physical Uplink Shared Channel (PUSCH) corresponding to the first DCI format in a subframe n+A, and transmit, in a case that a second DCI format is detected in a subframe m, a shortened PUSCH (sPUSCH) corresponding to the second DCI format in a subframe m+B, the B being a smaller value than the A; and
an uplink power control unit configured not to apply a first correction value obtained from the TPC command included in the first DCI format to transmit power for the PUSCH and to apply a second correction value obtained from the TPC command included in the second DCI format to transmit power for the sPUSCH, in a case that the subframe m is later than the subframe n, that the subframe m+B for transmitting the sPUSCH is earlier than the subframe n+A for transmitting the PUSCH, and that a transmission subframe for the PUSCH and a transmission subframe for the sPUSCH belong to an identical uplink power control subframe set in a first serving cell.

US Pat. No. 10,925,005

UPLINK POWER CONTROL FOR 5G SYSTEMS

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. One or more non-transitory computer-readable media comprising instructions to cause an electronic device, upon execution of the instructions by one or more processors of the electronic device, to perform uplink transmit power control, by:associating a first uplink power control parameter set with a first beam associated with a first subset of a plurality of uplink Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) layers;
associating a second uplink power control parameter set with a second beam associated with a second subset of the plurality of uplink MIMO layers;
identifying a first transmit power based on received downlink control signaling or information corresponding to the first uplink power control parameter set;
identifying a second transmit power based on received downlink control signaling or information corresponding to the second uplink power control parameter set;
causing transmission of the first beam associated with the first subset of MIMO layers using the first transmit power; and
causing transmission of the second beam associated with the second subset of MIMO layers using the second transmit power.

US Pat. No. 10,925,004

SLOTTED TRANSMISSION FOR BATTERY RECOVERY

Sony Corporation, Tokyo ...

1. A method, comprising:configuring, at a wireless device, a timing parameter for an upcoming slotted transmission, the upcoming slotted transmission comprising a sequence of active slots that are each followed by a corresponding inactive slot, the configuring of the timing parameter including configuring the timing parameter to indicate to the network node a minimum duration of the inactive slots, the minimum duration configured to allow a battery of the wireless device to recover the battery's power delivery capacity to a wireless interface of the wireless device before a next one of the active slots begins;
transmitting, from the wireless device to a network node of a network and on a wireless link of the network, a control message comprising the timing parameter for the upcoming slotted transmission;
receiving, in response to the control message by the wireless device and from the network node, a resource allocation that defines, to the wireless device, wireless resources on the wireless link corresponding to the sequence of the active slots and the inactive slots; and
transmitting, with the wireless interface of the wireless device to the network, data in the wireless resources corresponding to two or more successive active slots on the wireless link, and not transmitting data during any of the inactive slots.

US Pat. No. 10,925,003

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING OPERATION CYCLE OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. An electronic device in a wireless communication system, the electronic device comprising:a communication circuit;
a processor operatively coupled to the communication circuit; and
a memory operatively coupled to the processor, wherein the memory stores instructions, when executed by the processor, causing the processor to:
obtain, via the communication circuit, location information of an external electronic device from an external server,
determine a state of the external electronic device based on the location information,
transmit, via the communication circuit, a first message requesting to change the state of the external electronic device to the determined state, and
receive, via the communication circuit, a second message indicating that the state of the external electronic device has been changed,
wherein the state of the external electronic device is used for changing an operation cycle of the external electronic device.

US Pat. No. 10,925,002

TERMINAL DEVICE, INFRASTRUCTURE EQUIPMENT, WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, METHODS AND INTERGRATED CIRCUITRY

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A terminal device for use with a wireless telecommunications network, the terminal device comprising:a transceiver; and
circuitry configured to control the transceiver to:
exchange data with the wireless telecommunications network using one of a first communications service and a second communications service, the first communications service associated with a first quality of service LOS) for exchanging data and the second communications service associated with a second QOS for exchanging data;
establish a first radio connection state of a first set of radio connection states with the wireless telecommunications network, each radio connection state of the first set of radio connection states defining a first mode of the first communications service comprising one or more of transmitting data to, receiving data from or managing an attachment of the terminal device to the wireless telecommunications network in accordance with the first QOS; and
establish a second radio connection state of a second set of radio connection states with the wireless telecommunications network, each radio connection state of the second set of radio connection states defining a second mode of the second communications service comprising one or more of transmitting data to, receiving data from or managing an attachment of the terminal device to the wireless telecommunications network in accordance with the second QOS, wherein
the circuitry controls the transceiver to establish the first radio connection state independently of the second radio connection state,
one or more of the radio connection states in the first set of radio connection states is associated with a first set of discontinuous reception (DRX) parameters in accordance with the first QOS,
one or more of the radio connection states in the second set of radio connection states is associated with a second set of DRX parameters in accordance with the second QOS, and
the circuitry is further configured to control the transceiver to use one of the first and second sets of DRX parameters associated with a shortest DRX cycle duration.

US Pat. No. 10,925,001

MACHINE LEARNING-BASED TARGET WAKE TIME NEGOTIATION OPTIMIZATION FOR WIRELESS NETWORKS

Cisco Technology, Inc., ...

1. A method comprising:receiving, at a device in a wireless network, a target wake time (TWT) request from a wireless client;
computing, by the device, TWT parameters based on the received request and an aggressiveness control parameter that is controlled by the device, wherein the aggressiveness control parameter controls whether to optimize the TWT parameters more for the wireless client or for the device;
predicting, by the device and using the computed TWT parameters as input to a machine learning model, whether the computed TWT parameters will be accepted by the wireless client; and
providing, by the device, the computed TWT parameters to the wireless client, based on a prediction by the machine learning model that the client will accept the computed TWT parameters.

US Pat. No. 10,925,000

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING OR RECEIVING WAKE-UP RADIO PACKET IN WIRELESS LAN SYSTEM AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a wake-up radio (WUR) packet by an access point (AP) in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system, the method comprising:generating a WUR packet comprising a legacy preamble and a plurality of on-symbols; and
transmitting the WUR packet to a station (STA),
wherein a subcarrier sequence for generating the plurality of on-symbols is determined based on a very high throughput-short training field (VHT-STF), and
wherein the subcarrier sequence is ±[1, ?1, 1, ?1, ?1, 1, 0, ?1, ?1, 1, 1, 1, 1].

US Pat. No. 10,924,999

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE, CONTROL METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, ...

1. A wireless communication device comprising:a transmission unit configured to transmit a control command, through a wireless communication, to another wireless communication device having a first state in which the wireless communication is possible and a second state in which the wireless communication is not performed, the control command being related to setting of said another wireless communication device;
a first determination unit configured to determine whether transmission of the control command by the transmission unit is necessary; and
a prevention unit configured to prevent shift of said another wireless communication device to the second state if the first determination unit determines that transmission of the control command is necessary; and
a second determination unit configured to determine whether the transmission of the control command by the transmission unit is completed; and
a canceling unit configured to cancel the prevention by the prevention unit if the second determination unit determines that the transmission of the control command is completed.

US Pat. No. 10,924,998

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING WAKE-UP PACKET IN WIRELESS LAN SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a wake-up packet in a wireless LAN system, comprising:generating, by a transmitting device, the wake-up packet; and
transmitting, by the transmitting device, the wake-up packet to a receiving device,
wherein an On-Off Keying (OOK) scheme and Manchester coding are applied to the wake-up packet,
wherein the wake-up packet includes a first information and a second information,
wherein the first information and the second information are configured of an ON-signal and an OFF-signal,
wherein the ON-signal is transferred through a first symbol being generated by applying a first sequence on 13 consecutive subcarriers within a 20 MHz band and performing 64-point Inverse Fast Fourier Transform (IFFT),
wherein subcarriers having an odd-numbered subcarrier index among the 13 consecutive subcarriers are nulled in the first sequence, and
wherein a length of the first symbol having a first cyclic prefix (CP) is 2 us.

US Pat. No. 10,924,997

TECHNIQUES AND APPARATUSES FOR CONTROL CHANNEL MONITORING USING A WAKEUP SIGNAL

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

21. An apparatus for wireless communication, comprising:means for identifying a wakeup signal resource associated with the apparatus based at least in part on a control channel search space resource associated with the apparatus, wherein the wakeup signal resource maps to the control channel search space resource and precedes the control channel search space resource, and wherein a wakeup signal in the wakeup signal resource is a simple wakeup signal that includes information regarding use of a control channel:
means for monitoring the wakeup signal resource for an indication of whether to monitor the control channel search space resource; and
means for selectively monitoring the control channel search space resource based at least in part on the indication of whether to monitor the control channel search space resource.

US Pat. No. 10,924,996

STATE SWITCHING METHOD AND APPARATUS

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A state switching method, comprising:receiving, by a first network node, a preset frame sent by a second network node, the preset frame comprising indication information indicating to switch on a main transceiver of the first network node immediately, after a specified time point, or within a specified time period;
controlling, by the first network node, to switch on the main transceiver of the first network node, based on the indication information to perform data communication; and
controlling, by the first network node, to switch off a wake up receiver when the data communication performed by the main transceiver meets a preset condition, wherein the preset condition is that the main transceiver successfully exchanges data with the second network node, wherein the wake up receiver is configured to wake up the main receiver.

US Pat. No. 10,924,995

WAKE-UP RADIO ROAMING

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. A computer-implemented method of controlling a wake-up radio (WUR) in a wireless station side client device, the method comprising:switching wireless network communication for a wireless station side client device from a primary communication radio (PCR) to a WUR;
initiating a beacon loop to detect if a beacon frame has not been received at the WUR within a first duration of the beacon loop;
exiting the beacon loop responsive to exceeding the first duration to enter a discovery loop;
processing the discovery loop to detect if a discovery frame has not been received at the WUR within a second duration of the discovery loop;
exiting the discovery loop responsive to exceeding the second duration or receiving a discovery frame; and
switching wireless network communication for the wireless station side client device from the WUR to the PCR.

US Pat. No. 10,924,994

RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, RADIO TERMINALS, RADIO BASE STATIONS, RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD AND PROGRAM

NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. A radio communication system in which a radio terminal is capable of communicating with a radio base station by using a plurality of component carriers (CCs) each having a different frequency, comprising:a first processor, comprising hardware, configured to control a timing for monitoring a predetermined channel in the radio terminal among all of the CCs each having the different frequency, which are assigned to the radio terminal;
a second processor, comprising hardware, configured:
to activate a hybrid automatic repeat request (HARD) round trip time (RTT)Timer and a drx-RetransmissionTimer for each of the CCs each having the different frequency, and
if, in any of the CCs each having the different frequency, the predetermined channel indicates a new transmission, to start or re-start a drx-InactivityTimer, and
when the drx-InactivityTimer expires, to start or re-start a drxShortCycleTimer; and
a third processor, comprising hardware configured to use LongDRX cycle on all of the CCs each having the different frequency when the drxShortCycleTimer expires.

US Pat. No. 10,924,993

WAKE-UP FRAME WITH CONFIGURABLE PAYLOAD

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An electronic device, comprising:a node configured to communicatively couple to an antenna; and
an interface circuit, communicatively coupled to the node, configured to communicate with a recipient electronic device, and configured to:
receive a wake-up-radio (WUR)-setup request associated with the recipient electronic device, wherein the WUR-setup request specifies a proposed configurable wake-up-frame format;
provide a WUR-setup response intended for the recipient electronic device,
wherein the WUR-setup response specifies a selected configurable wake-up-frame format,
wherein the proposed configurable wake-up-frame format and the selected configurable wake-up-frame format are selected from a set of predefined configurable wake-up frame formats associated with the recipient electronic device,
wherein a given wake-up frame format in the set of predefined configurable wake-up frame formats comprises a control field configured to convey control information, and
wherein at least two wake-up frame formats in the set of predefined configurable wake-up frame formats have different non-zero payload lengths and one or more of the different payload lengths is associated with an amount of payload data that comprises data and does not include the control information.

US Pat. No. 10,924,992

METHOD FOR SELECTING, BY A SENDING DEVICE, A COMMUNICATION MODE FOR EXCHANGING DATA WITH A RECEIVING DEVICE

SIGFOX, Labege (FR)

1. A method of selecting, by a transmitter of a first wireless communication system, of a communication mode to be used to exchange data with a receiver of the first wireless communication system, the communication mode being selected from at least two different communication modes associated with different respective geographic zones, the method comprising steps of:listening to a second wireless communication system by the transmitter of the first wireless communication system, the second wireless communication system being different from the first wireless communication system, the second wireless communication system comprising at least two different communication modes associated with different geographic zones, said at least two different communication modes of the second wireless communication system being different from said at least two different communication modes of the first wireless communication system;
determining a communication mode used by the second wireless communication system by the transmitter of the first wireless communication system; and
selecting the communication mode of the first wireless communication system for exchanging data with the receiver of the first wireless communication system according to the communication mode used by the second wireless communication system; and
wherein said at least two communication modes of the first wireless communication system differ by at least one of the following parameters:
a power of signals emitted by the transmitter;
a type of encoding of signals emitted by the transmitter;
a type of modulation of signals emitted by the transmitter;
a bit rate of data of signals emitted by the transmitter; and
a method for accessing a channel on which the data is exchanged between the transmitter and the receiver.

US Pat. No. 10,924,991

STATION ASSOCIATION METHOD AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

16. A method, comprising:generating, by an apparatus, a message, the message carrying a wake-up radio load information element, and the wake-up radio load information element comprising:
load information of at least one wake-up radio channel managed by an access point (AP); and
a maximum sleep time of the AP; and
sending, by the apparatus, the message.

US Pat. No. 10,924,990

ACCESS POINT CONNECTIVITY OPTIMIZATION

Intel IP Corporation, Sa...

1. A wireless device, comprising:memory and processing circuity configured to:
determine first information received from a client device, wherein the first information comprises at least one of an authentication request, an association request, or pre-association discovery request, wherein the first information includes an indication of a first device type, the indication of the first device type is based at least in part on a traffic pattern of the client device;
determine second information received from a second client device, wherein the second information comprises at least one of a second authentication request, a second association request, or a second pre-association discovery request, and wherein the second information includes a second indication of a second device type, and the indication of the second device type is based at least in part on a sleep pattern of the second client device;
determine a first connection type associated with the first device type;
determine a second connection type associated with the second device type, wherein the first connection type and the second connection type are associated with a continuous connection based on the traffic pattern of the client device or an intermittent connection based on the sleep pattern of the of the second client device;
determine a first virtual access point from a group of virtual access points associated with the wireless device based at least in part on the first device type, wherein the first virtual access point comprises a first set of services, and first wireless resources are associated with the first set of services;
associate the client device with the first virtual access point based on the set of services and based on the traffic pattern of the client device;
determine a second virtual access point from the group of virtual access points based at least in part on the second device type;
associate the second client device with the second virtual access point based at least in part on the sleep pattern of the second client device; and
cause to send to the client device data based at least in part on the first wireless resources.

US Pat. No. 10,924,989

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION METHOD, TERMINAL, AND NON-TRANSITORY MEDIUM

NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. A communication system comprising:a data center adapted to connect via a first wide area network to a core network connected with a base station and to a wireless LAN (Local Area Network),
wherein the data center includes:
a virtual core network that virtualizes at least a part of functions of the core network and is adapted to connect to the first wide area network; and
a control apparatus that controls communication from a terminal, the terminal enabled to select connection to the wireless LAN or connection to the base station, according to a connection request received at the terminal by a user input,
wherein in the data center, in accordance with a type of a network to which the terminal connects, the type of the network corresponding to whether the terminal connects to the data center via the base station and the core network and via the first wide area network, or the terminal connects to the data center via the wireless LAN and the first wide area network, and
in a case where the terminal connects to the data center via the wireless LAN and the first wide area network,
in accordance with a type of the wireless LAN to which the terminal connects, the type of the wireless LAN corresponding to whether an access point of the wireless LAN is provided by an operator of the data center, or by another operator that is different from the operator of the data center,
the control apparatus controls at least one of a charging method and a communication quality service provided to the terminal in the virtual core network.

US Pat. No. 10,924,988

VEHICLE WIRELESS DEVICE DISCOVERY

Comcast Cable Communicati...

1. A method comprising:sending, by a first wireless device to a core network entity, a first discovery request indicating: a first wireless device identifier and a type of V2X communication capability of the first wireless device;
receiving, from the core network entity in response to the first discovery request, a first discovery response that comprises a first discovery code, wherein the first discovery code is based on the first wireless device identifier and indicates the type of V2X communication capability of the first wireless device;
sending, by the first wireless device to a second wireless device, the first discovery code;
receiving, by the first wireless device from the second wireless device, a second discovery code that indicates a type of V2X communication capability of the second wireless device; and
sending, by the first wireless device to the second wireless device using the type of V2X communication capability of the second wireless device, one or more packets.

US Pat. No. 10,924,986

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONNECTING TO ACCESS POINT IN WIRELESS NETWORK

INTERDIGITAL CE PATENT HO...

1. A method comprising at a wireless device:storing a list of access points that the wireless device was previously connected to, a first indicator indicating if a power save mode is supported or not and a second indicator indicating if access configuration is manually entered,
in case there is at least one access point in the list that supports power save mode or which access configuration has been manually entered, transmitting a message including a Service Set Identifier, SSID, of the at least one access point of the list, to change the at least one access point from power save mode into a normal mode; andconnecting to the at least one access point.

US Pat. No. 10,924,985

DOWNLINK BASE STATION SELECTION MECHANISM BASED ON DOWNLINK SIGNAL QUALITY

SK TELECOM CO., LTD., Se...

1. A base station comprising:a processor; and
a memory storing instructions thereon, the instructions when executed by a processor cause the processor to:
measure quality of an uplink signal received by the base station from a terminal;
generate a base station signal quality value by adjusting the measured uplink signal quality value according to a predetermined value indicating a downlink signal transmission strength of the base station; and
include the base station signal quality value in an uplink packet from the terminal for transmitting to a network device to cause the network device to select a downlink base station for the terminal among a plurality of base stations based at least on the base station signal quality value.

US Pat. No. 10,924,984

DEVICE, NETWORK, AND METHOD FOR UTILIZING A DOWNLINK DISCOVERY REFERENCE SIGNAL

Futurewei Technologies, I...

1. A method for communicating in a wireless network, the method comprising:receiving, by a user equipment (UE), a discovery reference signal transmitted over a first antenna port of a base station and a cell-specific reference signal (CRS) transmitted over a second antenna port of the base station, the discovery reference signal being a different type of reference signal than the CRS, wherein the discovery reference signal is received at a different time than the CRS;
receiving, by the UE, an indication that the first antenna port is quasi-co-located (QCL?d) with the second antenna port; and based thereon
performing, by the UE, a discovery-signal-based radio resource management (RRM) measurement using the discovery reference signal without using other signals or physical channels to perform the RRM measurement.

US Pat. No. 10,924,983

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DISCOVERY SIGNAL TRANSMISSION BETWEEN A PLURALITY OF DEVICES

Nokia Solutions and Netwo...

1. A method for a control apparatus in a network device, the method comprising:coordinating, between network devices operating in a heterogeneous network environment, common information indicative of one or more pools of resources for discovery signal transmission for direct communication between user devices, each user device being provided with discovery range information relating to a range class suitable for the direct communication, the heterogeneous network environment including at least one macro cell and at least one smaller-than-macro cell deployed under said at least one macro cell and at least partially in a coverage area of said at least one macro cell, said at least one smaller-than-macro cell covering a smaller area than said at least one macro cell;
obtaining, for a macro cell device from a smaller-than-macro cell device, the smaller-than-macro cell device having contributed resources to one of the pools, information about the resources requested by the smaller-than-macro cell device for use as an exclusive portion;
resolving any conflict over the requested resources;
allocating the requested resources or other resources to the smaller-than-macro cell device for exclusive use;
advising the smaller-than-macro cell device of the allocated resources; and
advertising said common information to at least one user device in said coverage area of said at least one macro cell by broadcast messages or dedicated signaling,
wherein the one or more pools of resources are shared between the at least one macro cell and the at least one smaller-than-macro cell.

US Pat. No. 10,924,982

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

Samsung Electmics Co., Lt...

1. A method performed by a base station, the method comprising:transmitting configuration information on a first bandwidth part (BWP) of a carrier and a second BWP of the carrier to a terminal;
generating downlink control information (DCI) for the second BWP of the carrier, the DCI including multiple information fields; and
transmitting the DCI for the second BWP of the carrier on a control region of the first BWP of the carrier,
wherein the DCI for the second BWP of the carrier includes a BWP indicator indicating the second BWP of the carrier,
wherein a number of bits of one information field are used for interpretation of the same information field differently, and
wherein the number of bits for the one information field is adjusted based on a size of one information field required for a DCI interpretation of the second BWP.

US Pat. No. 10,924,981

TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPARATUS AND METHODS

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A terminal device for use in a wireless telecommunications system in Which downlink communications are made from a wireless telecommunications system using a radio interface that spans a system frequency bandwidth and the terminal device is configured to receive at least some communications from the wireless telecommunications system within a restricted subset of transmission resources selected from within the system frequency bandwidth and comprising a downlink channel having a channel bandwidth which is smaller than the system frequency bandwidth, and the wireless telecommunications system supports a Radio Resource Control (RRC) connected mode of operation in which the terminal device receives a type of user-plane data using the restricted subset of transmission resources and an RRC idle mode of operation in which terminal device does not receive the type of user-plane data, the terminal device comprising:circuitry configured to
while the terminal device is in the RRC connected mode, receive from the wireless telecommunications system a paging message comprising an indication that an update to previously obtained system information is to be broadcast by the wireless telecommunications system, the indication indicating transmission resources to be used to broadcast the update to the previously obtained system information; and
responsive to the indication that the update to the previously obtained system information is to be broadcast by the wireless telecommunications system:
cause the terminal device to transition from the RRC connected mode to the RRC idle mode before seeking to acquire the update to the previously obtained system information, and
cause the terminal to seek and to acquire the update to the previously obtained system information broadcast by the wireless telecommunications system via the indicated transmission resources while the terminal device is in the RRC idle mode.

US Pat. No. 10,924,980

METHOD FOR DETERMINING VALIDITY OF SYSTEM INFORMATION BLOCK AND APPARATUS SUPPORTING SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for determining the validity of a system information block (SIB) by a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprises the steps of:receiving, from a serving cell, a first version index related to a version of a first system information block, wherein a second system information block is stored in the terminal, and a second version index is related to a version of the second system information;
determining a valid sub index of the first version index and a valid sub index of the second version index, wherein the valid sub index is composed of a plurality of bits among bits of the version index; and
comparing the valid sub index of the second version index with the valid sub index of the first version index, so as to determine whether the second system information block stored in the terminal is valid.

US Pat. No. 10,924,979

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NETWORK SLICE CONFIGURATION

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method for network slice configuration, comprising:receiving, by an access-network network element, a request message from a terminal, wherein the request message comprises network slice identification information of a network slice;
sending, by the access-network network element, a network slice configuration request message to a core-network network element, wherein the network slice configuration request message carries the network slice identification information;
receiving, by the access-network network element, a configuration message from the core-network network element, wherein the configuration message carries network slice configuration information;
sending, by the access-network network element, a response message to the core-network network element;
storing, by the access-network network element, the network slice configuration information; and
sending, by the access-network network element, a network slice configuration notification message to the terminal, wherein the network slice configuration notification message carries the network slice configuration information;
wherein the network slice configuration information comprises: the network slice identification information of the network slice and a quality of service (QoS) parameter of the network slice.

US Pat. No. 10,924,978

ACCESS CONTROL METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR RADIO SYSTEMS

Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, ...

8. A method in an access node of a radio access network which is connected to a first core network and a second core network, the method comprising:generating first access control information for the first core network and separately generating second access control information for the second core network;
the first access control information comprising access control parameters configured to be used for evaluation by a wireless terminal in determining whether an access attempt is allowed or barred for the first core network;
the second access control information comprising access control parameters configured to be used for evaluation by the wireless terminal in determining whether an access attempt is allowed or barred for the second core network; and
transmitting the first access control information and the second access control information over a radio interface to the wireless terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,924,977

FORBIDDEN AREA PROCEDURES AND CONNECTION RELEASE MANAGEMENT

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of communication with a user terminal in a cell that includes a service area and a forbidden area, comprising:by a satellite ground network:
sending, via a satellite to the user terminal that is in the cell that includes the service area and the forbidden area, a request for location information for the user terminal;
receiving, via a satellite from the user terminal that is in the cell that includes the service area and the forbidden area, the requested location information for the user terminal;
based on the location information for the user terminal received via a satellite from the user terminal, determining that the user terminal is located within the forbidden area of the cell that also includes the service area; and
sending, via a satellite to the user terminal that is in the cell that includes the service area and the forbidden area, a Radio Connection Reconfiguration message to the user terminal as a result of the determination that the user terminal is located within the forbidden area of the cell that also includes the service area, wherein the Radio Connection Reconfiguration message, which is sent via a satellite to the user terminal that is in the cell that includes the service area and the forbidden area, includes a paging area code associated with the forbidden area within which it was determined that the user terminal is located.

US Pat. No. 10,924,976

DATA THROUGHPUT FOR CELL-EDGE USERS IN A CELLULAR NETWORK

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus of a relay node (RN), comprising:at least one processor configured to:
decode a downlink transmission from a base station, the downlink transmission received during a first plurality of subframes; and
encode the downlink transmission for retransmission to a user equipment (UE) during a second plurality of subframes,
wherein the first and second plurality of subframes are configured based on subframe configuration information received from the base station and associated with multiplexing transmissions to the RN and transmissions from the RN, and wherein the first plurality of subframes are time multiplexed with the second plurality of subframes.

US Pat. No. 10,924,975

METHOD FOR SUPPORTING LAWFUL INTERCEPTION OF REMOTE PROSE UE IN NETWORK

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. An operation method by a relay user equipment (UE) in a mobile communication system, the method comprising:transmitting, to a mobility management entity (MME) connected to the relay UE, a remote UE report message including remote UE information about a remote UE accessing a network via the relay UE, wherein the remote UE information includes Internet protocol (IP) address information allocated to the remote UE;
starting a timer upon transmitting the remote UE report message to the MME;
receiving, from the MME, a response message in reply to the remote UE report message; and
stopping the timer upon receipt of the response message from the MME,
wherein the IP address information includes an IP address and port information of the remote UE in case that IP version 4 (IPv4) is used as an address type.

US Pat. No. 10,924,974

COORDINATED PACKET DATA NETWORK CHANGE FOR SELECTED INTERNET PROTOCOL TRAFFIC OFFLOAD

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A method implemented by a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU), the method comprising:determining, by the WTRU, preference information associated with an application of the WTRU;
sending, by the WTRU, a first message including the determined preference information that indicates, for a flow associated with the application, that a deactivation of a first session associated with a first anchor point is after an establishment of a second session associated with a second anchor point;
communicating, by the WTRU, data associated with the flow via the first anchor point using the first session associated with a first IP address;
receiving, by the WTRU, a second message triggering the establishment of the second session and a movement of the flow to the second session;
establishing, by the WTRU, the second session associated with the second anchor point;
moving, by the WTRU, the flow from the first session that is associated with the first IP address to the second session that is associated with a second IP address; and
after the moving of the flow to the second session, communicating, by the WTRU, data associated with the flow via the second anchor point using the second session associated with the second IP address.

US Pat. No. 10,924,973

DYNAMICALLY MANAGING BAND CAPABILITY

BlackBerry Limited, Wate...

1. A method, comprising:camping on a first radio access network (RAN) on a first Radio Frequency (RF) channel using a first receiver and transmitter and a second RAN on a second RF channel using a second receiver and transmitter;
determining, by a user equipment (UE) and based on a stored channel conflict table, that the first RF channel conflicts with the second RF channel, wherein the channel conflict table includes conflict information indicating whether one or more RF channels in a first frequency band conflicts with one or more RF channels in a second frequency band, and the first frequency band overlaps with the second frequency band, and wherein the conflict table is constructed based on at least one of a channel bandwidth of the first RAN, a channel bandwidth of the second RAN, and a guard band requirement;
receiving, by the UE, an indication from the first RAN to establish a radio connection on the first RF channel using the first receiver and transmitter; and
in response to the UE determining that the first RF channel conflicts with the second RF channel based on the stored channel conflict table and receiving the indication from the first RAN to establish the radio connection on the first RF channel:
connecting, by the UE, to the first RAN on the first RF channel using the first receiver and transmitter; and
disabling, by the UE and based on the stored channel conflict table, a frequency band of the second receiver and transmitter, wherein the frequency band includes the second RF channel with the second RAN.

US Pat. No. 10,924,972

SUPPORTING UPLINK TRANSMISSIONS

Signal Trust for Wireless...

1. A wireless transmit receive unit (WTRU) comprising:a receiver; and
a transmitter,
wherein the receiver and the transmitter are configured to cause the WTRU to:
receive, from a primary downlink cell, a first scheduling assignment for a first uplink transmission;
transmit first data in the first uplink transmission to at least a primary uplink cell using a first hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) process;
receive, from the primary downlink cell, a second scheduling assignment, the second scheduling assignment indicating a HARQ process identification of the first HARQ process, a modulation and coding set (MCS), and a transmission time opportunity;
determine whether to retransmit the first data based on the HARQ process identification; and
retransmit the first data in a second uplink transmission using the first HARQ process, the MCS, and the transmission time opportunity.

US Pat. No. 10,924,971

COMMUNICATION METHOD, TERMINAL DEVICE AND NETWORK DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A communication method, comprising:determining, by a terminal device, that communication for a first service presently implemented based on a Uu interface fails to meet a communication requirement of the first service, or, determining, by the terminal device, that a radio link failure occurs when communication for the first service is presently implemented based on the Uu interface; and
performing, by the terminal device, communication for the first service in a Device to Device (D2D) communication manner,
the method further comprising:
determining, by the terminal device, an amount of data to be sent in the D2D communication manner;
reporting, by the terminal device, the amount of data to a network device;
when a resource allocation message sent by the network device is received, performing D2D communication for the data to be sent through a resource indicated by the resource allocation message, wherein the resource allocation message is configured to indicate resources allocated for performing D2D communication for the data to be sent; and
when the resource allocation message is not received, performing the D2D communication through an idle resource in a resource pool, wherein the resource pool comprises a resource available for D2D communication.

US Pat. No. 10,924,970

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR HANDLING OUT-OF-ORDER PACKETS DURING HANDOVER IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:receiving a sequence of packets from a first entity over a first communication link at a second entity;
re-ordering the packets in the sequence received over the first communication link, the re-ordering including starting a time interval in response to receiving a first packet in the sequence from the first entity, wherein the time interval is based on a range of sequence numbers;
processing each packet received from the first entity after the expiration of the time interval without buffering the packet, wherein at least one packet received from the first entity after the expiration of the time interval is configured to be sent after the expiration of the time interval; and
sending the re-ordered packets from the second entity to a third entity.

US Pat. No. 10,924,969

PERIODIC NETWORK RESELECTION SEARCH WHILE RECEIVING MULTIMEDIA BROADCAST MULTICAST SERVICES

Qualcomm Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication at a user equipment (UE), comprising:registering on a first Public Land Mobile Network (PLMN);
receiving a Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Services (MBMS) service while in an idle mode, wherein the MBMS service comprises transmission bursts; and
determining whether to perform a periodic network reselection search for a higher priority PLMN while in the idle mode, wherein the UE determines whether to perform the periodic network reselection search based on reception of the MBMS service;
performing the periodic network reselection search in an interleaved manner with reception of the transmission bursts of the MBMS service.

US Pat. No. 10,924,968

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD AND DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A wireless communication method, comprising:performing, by a terminal device, measurement on at least one synchronization signal block of a plurality of synchronization signal blocks transmitted in a first cell; and
determining, by the terminal device, a signal quality corresponding to the first cell according to a measurement result;
wherein the method further comprises:
receiving, by the terminal device, indication information transmitted by a network device, wherein the indication information is configured to indicate the at least one synchronization signal block to be measured;
wherein the first cell comprises at least one of: a current serving cell of the terminal device and a neighbor cell of the terminal device;
wherein the at least one synchronization signal block is part of synchronization signal blocks in the first cell or all synchronization signal blocks in a set of configured synchronization signal blocks.

US Pat. No. 10,924,967

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SETTING HANDOVER PARAMETER IN MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for wireless communication by a user equipment (UE), the method comprising:receiving, from a base station (BS), first information including a list of cells associated with a first time-to-trigger (TTT);
receiving, from the BS, second information including a second TTT;
determining that a first cell for a measurement report is included in the list of the cells and the first TTT associated with the first cell is included in the second information; and
based on the first cell being included in the list of the cells and the first TTT associated with the first cell being included in the second information, transmitting, to the BS, the measurement report for the first cell based on a value of the first TTT.

US Pat. No. 10,924,966

MANAGEMENT METHOD, MANAGEMENT UNIT, AND SYSTEM

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A management method comprising:sending, by an end-to end orchestrator device, a first management request to a first management device;
receiving, by the first management device, the first management request, wherein the first management request carries requirement information of a network slice;
obtaining, by the first management device, requirement information of a first subnet based on the requirement information of the network slice, wherein the network slice comprises the first subnet, wherein the requirement information of the first subnet comprises Service Level Agreement (SLA) information of the first subnet; and
determining, by the first management device, requirement information of a first network resource required by the first subnet according to the requirement information of the first subnet, wherein the requirement information of the first network resource is for selecting or creating a first network resource instance that satisfies the requirement information of the first network resource.

US Pat. No. 10,924,965

RADIO RESOURCE MANAGEMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A radio resource management method comprising:sending, to a second network device by a first network device, a first configuration message for configuring the second network device to establish a first RRC connection and a first user-plane connection with a user equipment, wherein the first network device has established a second RRC connection and a second user-plane connection with the user equipment;
informing, by the first network device, a third network device to establish a third user-plane connection with the user equipment, wherein the third network device transmits same data via the third user-plane connection as the second network device transmits via the first user-plane connection;
sending, to the user equipment by the first network device via the second RRC connection, a second configuration message for configuring the user equipment to establish the first RRC connection and the first user-plane connection with the second network device; and
notifying, by the first network device, the user equipment to establish the third user-plane connection with the third network device.

US Pat. No. 10,924,964

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING CONTROL OVERLOAD IN WLAN SYSTEMS

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a network entity in a communication system, the method comprising:identifying an overload situation;
receiving, from a terminal, a first non-access stratum (NAS) message for a request, the first NAS message including an identifier of the terminal;
determining whether to accept the request based on the overload situation; and
transmitting, to the terminal, a second NAS message for a rejection as a response to the first NAS message for the request, in case that the network entity determines to reject the request,
wherein the second NAS message includes information on a back off timer that instructs the terminal to not initiate the request until the back off timer expires, and
wherein the information on the back off timer is applied to both an access to a first access network and an access to a second access network.

US Pat. No. 10,924,963

METHODS AND ARRANGEMENTS FOR COMMUNICATION IN ULTRA-RELIABLE AND LOW-LATENCY COMMUNICATIONS (URLLC)

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method in a network node for communicating with a User Equipment (UE), comprising:determining a traffic type of the UE as Ultra-Reliable and Low-Latency Communications (URLLC);
in response to determining the traffic type of the UE as URLLC, selecting a Transmission Block Size (TBS)/Modulation and Coding Scheme (MCS) mapping table for URLLC traffic of the UE from a first set of TBS/MCS mapping tables defined for URLLC, wherein the first set of TBS/MCS mapping tables is part of a plurality of mapping tables also comprising a second set of TBS/MCS mapping tables defined for non-URLLC; and
informing the UE the selection of the TBS/MCS mapping table.

US Pat. No. 10,924,962

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING DATA PACKET IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a first base station, a radio resource control (RRC) message including at least one packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) configuration information each of which corresponds to each data radio bearer (DRB), wherein the PDCP configuration information includes PDCP duplication information indicating whether a corresponding DRB is configured with PDCP duplication;
receiving, from the first base station, a medium access control (MAC) control element (CE) activating the PDCP duplication for a DRB configured with the PDCP duplication; generating, at a PDCP entity, a first PDCP protocol data unit (PDU) for the DRB and a second PDCP PDU which is a duplicate of the first PDCP PDU;
submitting the first PDCP PDU to a primary radio link control (RLC) entity and the second PDCP PDU to a secondary RLC entity; and
transmitting the first PDCP PDU to the first base station and the second PDCP PDU to a second base station.

US Pat. No. 10,924,961

METHOD FOR CANCELING INTERFERENCE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A base station configured to support cancellation of an interfering signal in a received signal of a target terminal in a wireless communication system, the base station comprising:a transmitter and a receiver; and
a processor configured to control the transmitter and the receiver,
wherein the processor is further configured to:
receive, from a neighboring base station, scheduling information for the neighboring base station;
configure a set of assistance information for cancellation of a downlink interfering signal of the target terminal based on the scheduling information of the neighboring base station; and
transmit, to the target terminal, the set of assistance information for cancellation of the downlink interfering signal of the target terminal,
wherein the set of assistance information includes resource allocation and precoding granularity of the neighboring base station, information about at least one of the number of antenna ports to be used by the neighboring base station for transmission of a cell-specific reference signal (CRS), an MBSFN (multimedia broadcast single subframe network) subframe pattern to be used by the neighboring base station, a ratio of a transmission power of physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) to a transmission power of the CRS in the neighboring base station or a transmission mode related to the neighboring base station, and
wherein the resource allocation and the precoding granularity of the neighboring base station are information for a predetermined number of resource blocks in which a precoding of the neighboring base station is not changed.

US Pat. No. 10,924,960

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING MOBILITY ASPECTS TO APPLICATIONS IN THE CLOUD

Alef Mobitech Inc., Bern...

1. A method for mobile cloud computing for a mobility network, the method comprising:deploying at least one first radiolet server comprising at least one mobility networking module locally at a radio edge;
deploying at least one second radiolet server comprising at least one mobility application module, the at least one second radiolet server in communication with an application cloud and the at least one first radiolet server;
separating packets destined to a packet core at a node close to the Radio Access Network (RAN) into control plane packets and user plane packets;
routing the control plane packets to a mobile core network configured to perform one or more management plane and control plane functions on the control plane packets;
routing traffic packets among the user plane packets to the at least one first radiolet server, the at least one mobility networking module configured to perform one or more traffic data plane functions for at least one of managing and routing the traffic packets; and
routing application packets among the user plane packets to the at least one second radiolet server, the at least one mobility application module configured to perform one or more application data plane functions on the application packets for at least one of managing one or more applications and corresponding application data,
wherein:
the at least one mobility application module and the at least one mobility networking module are executed by at least one processor and stored in at least one non-transitory memory, and
the at least one first radiolet server and the at least one second radiolet server move user plane functions closer to the radio edge without necessitating an upgrade to the mobile core network.

US Pat. No. 10,924,959

USER EQUIPMENT MEASUREMENT FOR CROSS-LINK INTERFERENCE

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication at a first user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving from a base station a measurement configuration signal comprising a measurement resource configuration associated with a cross-link interference signal strength measurement;
performing the cross-link interference signal strength measurement for one or more UEs associated with one or more intra-frequency neighboring cells according to the measurement resource configuration; and
transmitting a report of the cross-link interference signal strength measurement to the base station, wherein the report of the cross-link interference signal strength measurement comprises an indication that a cross-link signal for the one or more UEs is too strong to measure or a cross-link interference signal strength measurement value associated with the cross-link signal is too strong to measure.

US Pat. No. 10,924,958

MEASUREMENT GAP REPETITION PATTERNS FOR INTER-FREQUENCY OFFLOADING IN HETEROGENEOUS WIRELESS NETWORKS

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus of a user equipment (UE) comprising:a non-transitory computer-readable memory;
a processor coupled to the memory, wherein the processor is configured to:
configure the UE for a measurement reporting operation, wherein as part of the measurement reporting operation, the processor is configured to:
receive control information including measurement gap configuration information for a plurality of frequency layers or groups of frequency layers, wherein each measurement gap configuration in the measurement gap configuration information is to specify the measurement gap configuration of a frequency layer or a group of frequency layers of the plurality of frequency layers or groups of frequency layers: and
determine, from the measurement gap configuration information, a gap pattern identifier (ID) of a particular measurement gap configuration to be applied in a measurement reporting operation for a particular frequency layer or group of frequency layers, the measurement gap configuration including a corresponding measurement gap length (MGL) and a measurement gap repetition period (MGRP); and
measure the frequency layer or group of frequency layers according to the MGL and the MGRP; and
wherein the memory is configured to store the measurement gap configuration information.

US Pat. No. 10,924,957

MEASUREMENTS AND SIGNALLING FOR FAST SETUP

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method performed by a wireless device for performing measurements for fast setup, the method comprising:receiving, from a network node, during a Random Access Channel, RACH, procedure, a message 4, Msg 4, and the Msg 4 comprising a trigger for performing a fast measurement,
performing the fast measurement on one or more carrier(s) that the wireless device receives, wherein the fast measurement is performed within at least one of:
i. less than 200 milliseconds in an intra-frequency carrier, and
ii. less than 480 milliseconds in an inter-frequency carrier,
sending a measurement report, based on the fast measurement, to the network node.

US Pat. No. 10,924,956

BEAM INFORMATION REPORTING METHOD FOR MULTI-USER MIMO TRANSMISSION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of reporting beam information by a User Equipment (UE) to a base station in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from the base station, beam measurement reference signals respectively related to a plurality of candidate transmission beams;
determining at least one best transmission beam among the plurality of candidate transmission beams based on the beam measurement reference signals;
determining, as at least one worst transmission beam related to the at least one best transmission beam, a transmission beam with a predetermined metric less than or equal to a threshold among the plurality of candidate transmission beams except the at least one best transmission beam, based on that the at least one best transmission beam and a best reception beam related to the at least one best transmission beam among candidate reception beams are applied; and
reporting, to the base station, information regarding the at least one best transmission beam and information regarding the at least one worst transmission beam related to the at least one best transmission beam,
wherein the threshold is configured to increase as a preference ranking of the at least one best transmission beam increases,
wherein based on that the information regarding the at least one worst transmission beam includes information regarding all of the at least one worst transmission beam:
(i) the information regarding the at least one worst transmission beam comprises at least one bitmap related to the at least one best transmission beam, and
(ii) a length of the information regarding the at least one worst transmission beam is configured based on a length of the at least one bitmap and a number of the at least one worst transmission beam.

US Pat. No. 10,924,955

METHOD FOR REPORTING CHANNEL INFORMATION IN WIRELESS LAN SYSTEM AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of reporting channel information by a station (STA) in a wireless LAN (WLAN) system, the method comprising:receiving a null data packet announcement (NDP-A) frame from a first access point (AP);
upon determining that the NDP-A frame is for joint transmission of a plurality of APs, measuring a channel for a first AP which has transmitted the NDP-A frame and a channel for at least one second AP channel which has not transmitted the NDP-A frame;
transmitting channel information for the plurality of APs, which has been acquired based on a result of the channel measurement, to the first AP; and
receiving the plurality of NDP frames simultaneously from the plurality of APs after short inter-frame space (SIFS) from the NDP-A reception,
wherein if the NDP-A frame is for the joint transmission, the STA acquires the channel information for the plurality of APs through a plurality of NDP frames received from the plurality of APs after receiving the NDP-A frame one time,
wherein the NDP-A frame comprises at least one of an STA information field including an identifier of the STA, a joint transmission indicator including information on whether the NDP-A frame is for the joint transmission of the plurality of APs, an antenna configuration field, and a number of spatial streams, and
wherein the antenna configuration field of the NDP-A frame comprises the number of transmission antennas for all of the plurality of APs, and the number of spatial streams of the NDP-A frame includes the number of spatial streams for all of the plurality of APs.

US Pat. No. 10,924,954

METHODS FOR MEASUREMENT REPORTING, A USER EQUIPMENT AND NETWORK NODES

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method implemented by a user equipment (UE) for measurement reporting, the method comprising:detecting a plurality of beams from one or more of the UE's neighboring nodes;
forming a measurement result of a group based on beam grouping information, wherein the group comprises beams sorted into the group according to at least one range indicated by the beam grouping information, the at least one range comprising any of a frequency location range, a time occasion range, and a beam ID range; and
sending a measurement report to the UE's serving node, wherein the measurement result of the group is included in the measurement report.

US Pat. No. 10,924,953

MAXIMUM TIME FOR UNLICENSED SECONDARY CELL DETECTION, MEASUREMENTS AND ACTIVATION IN LICENSED ASSISTED ACCESS

NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY, E...

15. A method, comprising:receiving a reference signal within a window; and
performing measurements, providing measurement reports, or both performing measurements and providing measurement reports, based on the reference signal received within the window,
wherein the window comprises a maximum time for at least one of licensed assisted access secondary cell detection, cell identification, measurement, or activation, and
wherein the window comprises a sliding window having a predetermined sliding time duration.

US Pat. No. 10,924,952

WIRELESS DEVICE, NETWORK NODE, AND METHODS PERFORMED THEREBY FOR HANDLING MEASUREMENTS ON A SET OF CELLS

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method, performed by a wireless device, for handling measurements by the wireless device on a set of cells comprising at least a first cell, the cells in the set being serving cells, the wireless device operating in a wireless communications network, the method comprising:determining one or more types of signals to perform measurements on for each cell in the set of cells, said determining being based on an obtained configuration, per configured event, of one or more events, wherein each of the one or more events sets a condition to trigger a measurement report, wherein said determining comprises determining to perform measurements on each of at least one type of signal of a plurality of types of signal in response to determining that at least one of the one or more events is configured in at least one reportConfig linked to a measurement object whose Reference Signal (RS) Type within the reportConfig is set to the respective one type of signal of the one or more types of signals, and
initiating sending an indication to a network node serving the wireless device, the indication being based on the measurements by the wireless device on the determined one or more types of signals.

US Pat. No. 10,924,951

MEASUREMENT CONFIGURATION AND REPORTING WITH DIVERSE TRAFFIC

HMD Global Oy, Espoo (FI...

1. A method comprising:entering, by a user equipment, a measurement mode employing an extended logged minimization of drive test (MDT) mode configuration configuring the user equipment to log measurements both in an idle state and in a connected state;
logging, by the user equipment, measurements in the measurement mode both in the idle state and in the connected state in accordance with the extended logged MDT mode configuration, said extended logged MDT mode configuration being valid both in the idle state and in the connected state, wherein the method comprises:
receiving, at the user equipment from a network, parameters for logging measurements, the parameters including a parameter defining periodicity for logging the measurements, and wherein
measurement times for performing, by the user equipment, the measurements in at least one of the idle and connected states are adjusted to match a respective discontinuous reception cycle of the user equipment, as configured by the network access node, and the method comprises:
logging the measurements in the user equipment in accordance with the periodicity defined by the received parameter defining periodicity for logging the measurements;
sending uplink to the network a new indicator used only in the extended logged MDT mode, the new indicator indicating that the user equipment has logged MDT measurements which are both available and satisfy a minimum threshold; and
sending uplink to a network access node a report including the measurements logged while the user equipment was in the idle state and while the user equipment was in the connected state.

US Pat. No. 10,924,950

CONDITIONAL EXTENSION OF EVALUATION PERIOD FOR RADIO LINK MONITORING IN NEW RADIO MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS

MediaTek Inc.

1. A method, comprising:performing, by a processor of an apparatus, radio link monitoring (RLM) with respect to a radio link with a cell of a wireless network, the performing of the RLM comprising:
determining whether an RLM reference signal (RLM-RS) is overlapped with either or both of a measurement gap and a synchronization signal (SS)/physical broadcast channel (PBCH) block measurement time configuration (SMTC); and
extending an evaluation period for the RLM based on a periodicity of the RLM-RS or an RLM sharing factor responsive to a result of the determining indicating that the RLM-RS is at least partially overlapped with either or both of the measurement gap and the SMTC,
wherein the RLM sharing factor is a predetermined value,
wherein the extending of the evaluation period for the RLM comprises extending the evaluation period for the RLM by a relaxing factor P responsive to the RLM-RS being partially overlapped with the SMTC but not overlapped with the measurement gap in a second frequency range (FR2) which is higher than a first frequency range (FR1), and
wherein:
extended evaluation period=P*Tevaluation_period,
P=1/(1?T_RLM_RS/T_SMTC),
T_RLM_RS Tevaluation_period denotes the evaluation period,
P denotes the relaxing factor,
T_RLM_RS denotes the periodicity of the RLM-RS, and
T_SMTC denotes a periodicity of the SMTC.

US Pat. No. 10,924,949

ABNORMALITY DETECTING METHOD AND ABNORMALITY DETECTING DEVICE

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. An abnormality detecting method implemented by a computer, the abnormality detecting method comprising:acquiring a plurality of pieces of performance information each containing performance of a management target device;
determining whether abnormal performance information is included among the plurality of pieces of performance information, in accordance with a condition for determining an abnormality of the performance;
when the abnormal performance information is included, identifying a type of a failure corresponding to the abnormal performance information, in accordance with a correspondence relationship that associates respective combinations of a plurality of identifiers indicating the abnormality of the performance with failure types; and
deciding a degree of importance of a measure against the failure, in accordance with information related to the identified failure type;
wherein the deciding includes deciding the degree of importance, using a plurality of coefficients, a mean value of the coefficients being a predetermined value among a first axis indicating a magnitude of the first importance value, a second axis indicating a magnitude of the second importance value, and a third axis indicating a magnitude of the third importance value.

US Pat. No. 10,924,948

COLLECTING CHARACTERISTICS FOR A PATH BETWEEN IP END-POINTS ASSOCIATED WITH A RADIO ACCESS TRANSPORT NETWORK

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method, performed in a radio base station in a radio access network, of collecting characteristics for a path between two IP end-points associated with a radio access transport network to which the radio base station is connected, the method comprising:receiving an IP address of at least one of the two IP end-points associated with the radio access transport network to which the radio base station is connected;
sending a query to a node in the radio access transport network for at least one characteristic for the path between the two IP end-points, wherein the node is between the two IP end-points and routes traffic between the two IP end-points; and
receiving the at least one characteristic for the path,
wherein the at least one characteristic of the path comprises at least one characteristic characterizing an entire path whose endpoints are the two IP end-points.

US Pat. No. 10,924,947

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COMMUNICATIONS NODE UPGRADE AND SELECTION

Level 3 Communications, L...

1. A method for providing telecommunications services in a telecommunications network, the method comprising:obtaining a site footprint having a plurality of sites associated with a customer population of the telecommunications network;
generating a fully connected buildable area for the site footprint, the fully connected buildable area including each of the plurality of sites having a connection to at least one neighboring site, such that an entirety of the plurality of sites are connection along a set of paths;
generating a validated buildable area from the fully connected buildable area by validating each of the connections of the plurality of sites based on at least one network constraint of the telecommunications network, the validated buildable area limited to buildable connections between the plurality of sites;
generating one or more buildable subgroups based on the buildable connections of the plurality of sites, the one or more buildable subgroups each defining a contiguous build area having a subset of the plurality of sites;
generating at least one investment cluster in at least one of the one or more buildable subgroups by clustering the subset of the plurality of sites according to at least one site category; and
generating a telecommunications build plan for providing the telecommunications services to the subset of the plurality of sites associated with the at least one investment cluster.

US Pat. No. 10,924,946

AUTOMATED NETWORK VOICE TESTING PLATFORM

Verizon Patent and Licens...

8. A device, comprising:one or more memories; and
one or more processors, communicatively coupled to the one or more memories, configured to:
send first audio data via a voice communication session;
receive, via the voice communication session, second audio data based on sending the first audio data;
process the first audio data and the second audio data;
determine, using an artificial intelligence technique and based on processing the first audio data and the second audio data, an issue concerning at least one network device of one or more network devices associated with the voice communication session; and
perform, based on identifying the issue concerning the at least one network device, a corrective action to address the issue concerning the at least one network device.

US Pat. No. 10,924,945

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR BEAM FAILURE RECOVERY IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a terminal in wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, system information (SI) including SI request configuration information associated with one or more SI request resources for requesting SI messages provided on demand; and
transmitting, to the base station, a signal for requesting at least one of the SI messages based on the SI request configuration information,
wherein, if the one or more SI request resources corresponds to one entry, the one entry is used to request all of the SI messages provided on demand, and
wherein, if the one or more SI request resources corresponds to multiple entries including a first entry and a second entry, the first entry is used to request a first SI message of the SI messages provided on demand and the second entry is used to request a second system information message of the SI messages provided on demand.

US Pat. No. 10,924,944

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MONITORING PERFORMANCE OF NETWORK DEVICE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by an apparatus in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:identifying a failure within a base station, based on hardware log information;
identifying a type of the failure which is one of a fault of a radio unit (RU) or a fault of a digital unit (DU), based on the hardware log information;
if the type of the failure is the fault of the DU, identifying a second operation of a second cell optimization; and
if the type of the failure is the fault of the RU and not the fault of the DU, identifying a first operation of a first cell optimization,
wherein the first operation of the first cell optimization is performed by controlling at least one other RU connected to the DU, and
wherein the second operation of the second cell optimization is performed by controlling another DU or at least one RU connected to the another DU.

US Pat. No. 10,924,943

INSTANTIATION AND MANAGEMENT OF PHYSICAL AND VIRTUALIZED NETWORK FUNCTIONS OF A RADIO ACCESS NETWORK NODE

APPLE INC., Cupertino, C...

19. A method for a network management function (NMF) of a mobile network that includes virtualized network functions, the method comprising:generating a request for a network function virtualization orchestrator (NFVO) to update a network service (NS) instance to add a virtualized network function (VNF) instance that realizes a virtualized part of a base station or a physical network function (PNF) instance that realizes a non-virtualized part of the base station;
processing an operation result, from the NFVO, to determine a lifecycle operation occurrence identifier corresponding to the NS instance;
processing a first NS lifecycle change notification, from the NFVO, to determine a start of an NS instance update operation corresponding to the lifecycle operation occurrence identifier; and
processing a second NS lifecycle change notification, from the NFVO, to determine a result of the NS instance update operation.

US Pat. No. 10,924,942

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR TRANSMITTING OR RECEIVING ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES

1. A device, comprising:a first reflector;
a second reflector;
a third reflector, wherein the first reflector, the second reflector and the third reflector are contained within a housing assembly;
a plurality of transmitters coupled to the third reflector;
a processing system including a processor; and
a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processing system, facilitate performance of operations, the operations comprising:
configuring the plurality of transmitters to generate one or more electromagnetic signals that convey data; and
generating, by the plurality of transmitters, the one or more electromagnetic signals, wherein at least a portion of the one or more electromagnetic signals resonate in a cavity within the housing assembly between the first reflector, the second reflector, and the third reflector resulting in resonating electromagnetic signals, wherein the first reflector is polarized to facilitate reflecting a first component of the resonating electromagnetic signals, wherein the second reflector and the third reflector are in whole or in part non-translucent, wherein the resonating electromagnetic signals combine to form one or more electromagnetic waves that convey the data, wherein a second component of the one or more electromagnetic waves traverse the first reflector and couple onto a physical transmission medium, and wherein the one or more electromagnetic waves propagate along the physical transmission medium without requiring an electrical return path,
wherein the first reflector is adapted to reflect the first component of the resonating electromagnetic signals and enable the second component of the resonating electromagnetic signals to traverse the first reflector, wherein the second component of the resonating electromagnetic signals comprises the one or more electromagnetic waves, and
wherein the second reflector comprises one or more first portions that in whole or in part absorb the resonating electromagnetic signals, and one or more second portions that in whole or in part reflect the resonating electromagnetic signals.

US Pat. No. 10,924,941

ROBOT OPERATING METHOD AND ROBOT OPERATING SYSTEM

HANWHA DEFENSE CO., LTD.,...

1. A robot operating method in which a host device operates a task robot which performs a task by performing wireless communication with the host device in a designated task execution region,wherein at least one mobile relay robot that relays communication between the host device and the task robot is put in between the host device and the task robot,
wherein a number of mobile relay robots to be put in between the host device and the task robot is set according to a longest distance between the host device and the task robot and an environment of the task execution region,
wherein each of the mobile relay robots put in between the host device and the task robot periodically transmits its position information and surrounding environment information to the host device,
wherein the host device that periodically receives the surrounding environment information from the mobile relay robots updates and stores accumulated average information of the surrounding environment information of the position of each of the mobile relay robots as partial environment information,
wherein average information of the partial environment information of each of the mobile relay robots is updated and stored as total environment information of the task execution region,
wherein information about a longest distance between the host device and the task robot is stored for each task execution region, and
wherein when the task execution region is newly designated,
total environment information of task execution regions that differ from a new longest distance by a difference less than a reference difference, from among the longest distances stored for each of the task execution region, is selected;
total environment information that differs from new environment information by a least difference, from among the selected total environment information of the task execution regions, is finally selected; and
mobile relay robots are arranged by applying the number of mobile relay robots that have been applied to a task execution region of the finally selected total environment information.

US Pat. No. 10,924,940

UNIFIED CLOUD-BASED CORE NETWORK SUPPORTING MULTIPLE PRIVATE CBRS NETWORKS OF MULTIPLE OPERATORS WITH NETWORK SLICING

1. A method for configuring a virtualize or containerized unified core network to provide private LTE networking capabilities to a plurality of private owners, the method comprising:launching a Software Defined Network (SDN)
including a Home Subscriber Server (HSS) with access to a user database (UD) provisioned for storing user related information;
provisioning a Converged Packet Gateway (CPG) including a CPG data plane, wherein the SDN controller configures the CPG data plane;
launching a Mobility Management Entity (MME), wherein the MME is configured to communicate with the HSS for user authentication, and wherein the MME is configured to communicate with the CPG to manage communications between user equipment (UE) and the unified core network;
launching a Policy and Charging Rules Function entity (PCRF), wherein the PCRF stores at least one rule, wherein the PCRF obtains at least some of the user related information from the UD, wherein the PCRF is partitioned into a plurality of PCRF partitions comprising a core partition, a first owner partition, and a second owner partition, wherein a unified core network operator has access to and control of the core partition, wherein the one of the private owners has access and control of only the first owner partition, and wherein the another one of the private owners has access and control of only the second owner partition;
provisioning a Policy Control Enforcement Function entity (PCEF), wherein the PCEF comprises a PCEF data plane and wherein the PCEF enforces at least one of the at least one rule;
providing access to the CPG wherein one of the private owners deploys a first air interface that communicates with a first user equipment, wherein another one of the private owners deploys a second air interface that communicates with a second user equipment, and wherein the first user equipment and the second user equipment access the unified core network via the CPG.

US Pat. No. 10,924,939

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PERTURBED GEOLOCATION MODEL AND ORIENTATION MODEL NETWORK SIMULATION

Fuse Integration, Inc., ...

1. A method for validating a configuration-dependent algorithm of a network device under test (DUT) within a simulated wireless environment, the method comprising:transmitting idealized configuration information to a first DUT, the idealized configuration information including at least one of zero-error geolocation information and zero-error orientation information used to determine at least one of a position and orientation of the first DUT;
the first DUT communicating first data transmissions with a second DUT based on a configuration of the first DUT;
determining a first link quality between the first DUT and the second DUT based on the first data transmissions;
transmitting perturbed configuration information to the first DUT, the perturbed configuration information including a nonzero-error geolocation information and nonzero-error orientation information used to determine at least one of the position and the orientation of the first DUT;
the first DUT communicating second data transmissions with the second DUT based on the nonzero configuration error;
determining a second link quality between the first DUT and the second DUT based on the second data transmissions;
evaluating the wireless system based on a comparison of the first link quality and the second link quality.

US Pat. No. 10,924,938

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR QUALIFICATION AND PLACEMENT OF NEXT GENERATION EQUIPMENT BASED ON MODELING

Verizon Patent and Licens...

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a network device and from an end device, a first measurement of a first signal transmitted at a first frequency by a wireless station and measured outside of a building;
receiving, by the network device and from the end device, a second measurement of a second signal transmitted at the first frequency by the wireless station and measured inside the building;
calculating, by the network device, based on the first measurement and the second measurement, a penetration loss, and an interior loss based on the first measurement, for a second frequency, between a future generation cell site and the building, wherein the first frequency differs from the second frequency;
calculating, by the network device, based on the penetration loss and the interior loss, a path loss, for the second frequency;
calculating, by the network device, a received signal power, for the second frequency, of the future generation cell site based on the path loss;
comparing, by the network device, the received signal power to a threshold value; and
determining, by the network device and based on the comparing, whether the building qualifies to receive future generation equipment to be located in the building based on the comparing.

US Pat. No. 10,924,937

VALIDATION OF PAL PROTECTION AREAS

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method for use in a first spectrum access system (SAS) server of authorizing spectrum access, the method comprising:receiving, from a second SAS, information about one or more priority access license (PAL) protection areas (PPAs) served by the second SAS;
receiving a spectrum grant request on behalf of one of a first PPA or a first general authorized access (GAA) user;
determining whether granting the spectrum grant request is likely to interfere with a second PPA geographically proximate the one of the first PPA or the first GAA user, wherein the second PPA is served by the second SAS; and
granting or denying the spectrum grant request based at least in part on the determination of whether granting the spectrum grant request is likely to interfere with the second PPA.

US Pat. No. 10,924,936

APPARATUS, METHOD, AND PROGRAM FOR EXCHANGING INFORMATION BETWEEN A PLURALITY OF WIRELESS SYSTEMS

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. An apparatus, comprising:circuitry configured to
receive a discovery signal from an entity that is external to the apparatus, the discovery signal comprises area information that identifies a target area where discovery of external apparatuses is performed;
determine whether location information associated with an access point in the target area is private;
generate sharable information from frequency usage information recorded by a frequency usage control system based on the discovery signal; and
notify the entity of the sharable information,
wherein, when it is determined that the location information is private, the sharable information does not include the location information,
wherein, when it is determined that the location information is not private, the sharable information includes the location information, and
wherein the location information comprises geo-location information.

US Pat. No. 10,924,934

DEVICE OBFUSCATION IN ELECTRONIC NETWORKS

Arm IP Limited, Cambridg...

1. A machine-implemented method to operate a wireless network, comprising:determining at least one device type of at least one physical device operable to be at least intermittently attached to a wireless network;
generating a pattern of wireless network activity associated with said at least one device type;
exposing over said wireless network a plurality of non-functional messages conforming to said pattern said non-functional messages distinguishable by a network controller from normal messages and arranged to avoid interfering with processing of normal messages in said wireless network; and
operating a purported sender and receiver of each of said plurality of messages to obscure at least one of an exploitable characteristic and an exploitable state of said at least one device type with respect to said wireless network;
said exposing comprising making a message non-functional and distinguishable by one of:
setting a message destination to an access point address of said wireless network,
setting said message destination to a configured null-route address,
setting said message destination to an address of a virtualized device in said wireless network, or
giving said message a non-routable characteristic.

US Pat. No. 10,924,933

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING THE INTEGRITY OF A VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC.,...

1. A communication system, comprising:a private network;
a computer aided dispatch (CAD) center operating within the private network;
a plurality of communication devices operating over the private network;
a virtual assistant (VA) server communicatively coupled to the private network; and
a virtual assistant (VA) integrity monitor communicatively coupled to both the CAD center and the VA server, the VA integrity monitor verifying performance of the VA server by sending a radio test ID and a test query to the VA server and comparing a response generated by the VA server to an expected result, the VA integrity monitor generating a failure alert when the response fails to match the expected result, the alert indicating a degradation in VA server performance.

US Pat. No. 10,924,932

VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORK BASED PARENTAL CONTROL SERVICE WITH MOTION-BASED RESTRICTED MODE

Verizon Media Inc., New ...

1. A computer-implemented method, comprising:accessing a motion-based control policy to associate with a parental control profile, wherein the motion-based control policy comprises a condition and a resource that is restricted when the condition is met, wherein the motion-based control policy is accessed from a parental control server component of a parental control server;
generating a device motion-based control policy for a controlled device, wherein the device motion-based control policy comprises at least the motion-based control policy, wherein the controlled device is associated with the parental control profile; and
communicating the device motion-based control policy such that enforcement of one or more restrictions is performed on one or more resources on the controlled device based on the device motion-based control policy, wherein at least some of the one or more restrictions are enforced using a proxy service that operates at least in part to circumvent a message-receipt verification retry logic of a messaging platform associated with the controlled device.

US Pat. No. 10,924,930

CORE NETWORK ATTACHMENT THROUGH STANDALONE NON-3GPP ACCESS NETWORKS

Motorola Mobility LLC, C...

1. An apparatus comprising:a first network interface that communicates towards a remote unit over a non-Third Generation Partnership Project (“non-3GPP”) access network;
a second network interface that communicates with a mobile core network;
a processor that:
receives a first authentication request for the remote unit over the non-3GPP access network, the first authentication request being part of a first authentication procedure;
creates an attach request on behalf of the remote unit, wherein the attach request is not present in the first authentication request;
sends the attach request to the mobile core network to initiate attachment of the remote unit to the mobile core network;
receives a second authentication request from the mobile core network, wherein the second authentication request is part of a second authentication procedure different than the first authentication procedure;
transforms the second authentication request into a third authentication request of the first authentication procedure; and
uses an authentication response of the first authentication procedure to complete attachment of the remote unit to the mobile core network.

US Pat. No. 10,924,929

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

1. A method for wireless communication between a public transport vehicle and a remote server through at least one external mobile network, comprising:providing at least one router in the public transport vehicle for receiving and transmitting wireless data to and from a stationary communication server outside said public transport vehicle through said at least one external mobile network via at least one antenna and to and from at least one client onboard the public transport vehicle, wherein said at least one router includes a captive portal in order to provide an authentication process for said at least one client;
determining in said router, if a stream of wireless data packets received by said router corresponds to at least one of a VoIP stream and a VoWIFI stream; and
forwarding in said router, if it has been determined that said stream of wireless data packets corresponds to at least one of a VoIP stream and a VoWIFI stream, said stream of wireless data packets regardless of whether said at least one client associated with said stream of wireless data packets is authenticated by said authentication process or not; and
intercepting, in said router, if said stream of wireless data packets does not correspond to at least one of a VoIP stream and a VoWIFI stream, said stream of wireless data packets unless said at least one client associated with said stream of wireless data packets on board the public transport vehicle is authenticated through the authentication process in said captive portal.