US Pat. No. 11,032,926

TRANSMISSION DEVICE USED FOR MONITOR EXPANSION

Wei Zhu, Jiangyin (CN)

1. A transmission device used for expanding monitors, comprising:a body,
a combination of a plurality of monitors and the actuation module that can be installed thereon; wherein the body is defined with a reference axis X, a reference axis Y perpendicular to the reference axis X and a reference axis Z; the plurality of monitors at least include a first monitor and a second monitor, and the first monitor has a display screen; the actuation module comprises a spindle, an actuator that moves along with the rotating spindle, causing the actuator to drive the second monitor to move reciprocally on the reference axis X; and the second monitor is provided with screen, a base and a drive module assembled on the base; the drive module has a base, a drive rod pivotally coupled on the base, a follow-up unit driven by the drive rod, which cause the second monitor to move reciprocally on the reference axis Y, jointly providing an expansion and combination and retraction mechanism for the screen of the first monitor and the screen of the second monitor.

US Pat. No. 11,032,916

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING CIRCUIT BOARD

HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTR...

1. A method for manufacturing a circuit board, comprising:providing a substrate;
printing a first conductive layer on a surface of the substrate, wherein
the first conductive layer comprises a plurality of electrode units arranged in an M by N array, N being a number of first lead, and M being a number of second leads, each of the first leads is located at one end of a corresponding column of the electrode units, each of the second leads is located at one end of a corresponding row of the electrode units,
each of the electrode units comprises a first electrode, a plurality of second electrodes distributed around the first electrode, a plurality of third leads configured for connecting the second electrodes end to end, and a plurality of forth leads configured for connecting the adjacent electrode unit;
printing a first insulating layer on a side of the first conductive layer away from the substrate, the first insulating layer comprises a plurality of insulating blocks covering the third leads;
printing a second conductive layer on a side of the first insulating layer away from the substrate, wherein the second conductive layer comprises N fifth leads, each of the fifth leads is connected to the first electrode of a corresponding column of the electrode units, and is connected to a corresponding first lead;
printing an anti-oxidation layer to cover surfaces of the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer away from the substrate; and
printing a second insulating layer to cover regions of the substrate not covered by the first electrode and the second electrode.

US Pat. No. 11,032,911

EMBEDDED COMPONENT PACKAGE STRUCTURE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

ADVANCED SEMICONDUCTOR EN...

1. An embedded component package structure, comprising:a first dielectric layer having a first surface, the first dielectric layer having a protrusion protrudes relative to the first surface of the first dielectric layer;
a component disposed on the first dielectric layer;
a second dielectric layer disposed on the first dielectric layer and covering the component; and
a patterned circuit layer disposed on the second dielectric layer and electrically connected to the component, wherein an interface between the first dielectric layer and a bottom surface of the component is spaced apart from the first surface of the first dielectric layer by the protrusion of the first dielectric layer.

US Pat. No. 11,032,906

CONTROL DEVICE FOR UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE AND UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE

Shanghai Topxgun Robotics...

1. A control device for an unmanned aerial vehicle, comprising:a shell;
an inertial measurement device, which is fixed in the shell;
a main flight control circuit board, which is electrically connected to the inertial measurement device; and
a flexible interface board, which is electrically connected to the main flight control circuit board and is appressed against an inwall of the shell,
wherein, at least one external device is connected to two opposite sides of the flexible interface board through the shell.

US Pat. No. 11,032,903

SUPPORT FOR SHAPING A FLEXIBLE PORTION OF A FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD

Sagemcom Broadband SAS, ...

1. A former for shaping a flexible portion of a flexible printed circuit, the former being for positioning between the flexible portion and an outside corner of a mount when the flexible printed circuit is fastened on the mount and the flexible portion extends around the outside corner of the mount, the former comprising a body comprising at least one first bearing surface and at least one second bearing surface, the first bearing surface having the shape of an angular portion of a cylinder, the second bearing surface being arranged to come to bear against a complementary surface of the outside surface of the mount, the former being arranged to ensure that the flexible portion of the flexible printed circuit comes to bear against the first bearing surface when the former is mounted against the mount and the flexible printed circuit is fastened on the mount, the mount being a heat sink.

US Pat. No. 11,032,894

INTELLIGENT LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEM LINE VOLTAGE DETECTION APPARATUSES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS

Racepoint Energy, LLC, O...

1. A method of controlling a lighting control system comprising:detecting, via a detector circuit connected to a lighting control module, an AC line voltage of an electrical line connected to a power terminal of the lighting control module, the lighting control module configured to cause a transmission of a quantity of electrical energy to a lighting circuit of a light fixture electrically connected to the power terminal;
detecting whether a change in the AC line voltage exceeds a threshold over a pre-specified period of time; and
in response to detecting that the change in the AC line voltage does not exceed the threshold over the pre-specified period of time, reducing a flow of electricity transmitted to the lighting circuit to turn off the light fixture and displaying an icon on a tactile display coupled to the lighting control module.

US Pat. No. 11,032,852

QOS MANAGEMENT FOR MULTI-USER EDCA TRANSMISSION MODE IN 802.11AX NETWORKS

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, ...

1. A communication apparatus comprising:receiving means for receiving a signal transmitted from a base station constructing a wireless network conforming to IEEE802.11 series of standards, the signal including information on an AIFSN value, and
control means configured to, in a case where the AIFSN value included in the signal received by the receiving means is zero and upon successfully transmitting data of an access category in an accessed uplink OFDMA resource unit provided by the base station,
switch the access category from a legacy contention mode to an MU contention mode and prevent data of the access category from being transmitted to the wireless network;
wherein, in the MU contention mode, Enhanced Distributed Channel Access (EDCA) transmission of data of an access category is disabled.

US Pat. No. 11,032,850

PRACH AND/OR SRS SWITCHING ENHANCEMENTS

Qualcomm Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications by a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving on a first component carrier (CC) a first physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) order for a first physical random access channel (PRACH) transmission;
determining a transmit power for the first PRACH transmission, based on a retransmission index of the first PRACH transmission;
transmitting the first PRACH on a second CC at the determined transmit power, comprising interrupting communication on the first CC to switch from the first CC to the second CC; and
after transmitting the first PRACH, receiving a second PDCCH order on the first CC before (i) interrupting communication again on the first CC to switch from the first CC to the second CC and (ii) transmitting a second PRACH on the second CC, wherein the second PDCCH order comprises information for triggering the second PRACH.

US Pat. No. 11,032,842

BEAM DETERMINATION TECHNIQUES IN BEAMFORMED WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a base station, comprising:establishing communications with a user equipment (UE) using a first pair of beamformed transmission beams, the first pair of beamformed transmission beams including a first downlink beam for transmissions from the base station to the UE and a first receive beam for receiving the first downlink beam at the UE;
transmitting a first transmission associated with a first scheduling offset comprising a first repetition of a plurality of repetitions of control information to the UE, wherein the first repetition of the plurality of repetitions is transmitted in advance of a scheduling threshold;
transmitting a second transmission associated with a second scheduling offset comprising a second repetition of the plurality of repetitions of the control information to the UE, the first repetition and the second repetition each including a same set of resources and providing an indication of a second beam pair for a scheduled transmission with the UE;
determining the scheduling threshold for the UE that corresponds to a time in advance of a start time of the set of resources for the UE to change from the first receive beam to a second beam for the scheduled transmission;
identifying a predetermined beam pair that is used for the scheduled transmission based on control information transmitted to the UE after the scheduling threshold; and
setting the indication of the second beam pair based at least in part on whether one or more of the plurality of repetitions is transmitted after the scheduling threshold.

US Pat. No. 11,032,840

RESOLUTION OF COLLISIONS BETWEEN BEAM FAILURE RECOVERY REQUESTS AND UPLINK COMMUNICATIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication performed by a user equipment (UE), comprising:combining an indication of a beam failure recovery (BFR) request or one or more scheduling requests with at least one of channel state information or acknowledgment or negative acknowledgment (ACK/NACK) feedback that is to be transmitted in a resource, such that the BFR request is combined with the at least one of channel state information or ACK/NACK feedback when the BFR request is triggered regardless of whether the one or more scheduling requests are triggered,
wherein combining the indication with the at least one of channel state information or ACK/NACK feedback includes at least one of:
appending the indication to the ACK/NACK feedback; or
prepending the indication to the channel state information; and
transmitting the at least one of channel state information or ACK/NACK feedback combined with the indication in the resource.

US Pat. No. 11,032,836

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR BWP ALLOCATION

China Academy of Telecomm...

1. A method for Bandwidth Part, BWP, allocation, comprising:determining BWP difference information corresponding to different parameter sets of a first node to which a BWP needs to be allocated and a second node to which a BWP has been allocated according to a first mapping relationship between different parameter sets and BWP difference information, wherein the BWP allocation needs to be performed for the first node in a time unit corresponding to the second node;
judging whether an allocation condition is satisfied according to the determined BWP difference information and a reliability requirement of a service corresponding to the BWP that needs to be allocated to the first node; and
allocating a BWP to the first node in the time unit corresponding to the second node when the allocation condition is satisfied, wherein the allocation condition comprises some or all of following allocation conditions:
a first allocation condition: a difference value between the BWP that needs to be allocated to the first node and the BWP that has been allocated to the second node is less than a maximum difference value, a reliability level of the service corresponding to the BWP that needs to be allocated to the first node is lower than a threshold, and there are resources matching with the BWP that needs to be allocated to the first node in resources that can be allocated in the time unit corresponding to the second node;
a second allocation condition: the difference value between the BWP that needs to be allocated to the first node and the BWP that has been allocated to the second node is not less than the maximum difference value, the reliability level of the service corresponding to the BWP that needs to be allocated to the first node is not lower than the threshold, and there are resources matching with the BWP that needs to be allocated to the first node and resources corresponding to guard interval information, in resources that can be allocated in the time unit corresponding to the second node;
wherein the maximum difference value is a maximum difference value corresponding to coding configuration information of the first node in the BWP difference information; and the resources corresponding to the guard interval information are resources corresponding to the coding configuration information of the first node in guard interval information corresponding to the different parameters sets of the first node and the second node.

US Pat. No. 11,032,834

INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

8. A device for information transmission, comprising: a processor, a memory and a transceiver, the memory is configured to store program instructions, when the program instruction stored in the memory are executed by the processor, the processor is configured to:acquire a first signal and second signal, the first signal being a reference signal and the second signal being a control signal; and
control the transceiver to transmit the first signal via a first symbol, with a first subcarrier spacing, of a first time-frequency region and transmit the second signal via a second symbol, with a second subcarrier spacing, of the first time-frequency region, wherein
the first subcarrier spacing is different from the second subcarrier spacing, and a size of the first time-frequency region is a size of a subframe;
the processor is further configured to acquire a ninth signal, the ninth signal being a control signal; and
the processor is further configured to:
control the transceiver to transmit the ninth signal via the first symbol, with the first subcarrier spacing, of the first time-frequency region, wherein the ninth signal and the first signal are arranged alternately on the frequency domain;
wherein the processor is further configured to acquire a third signal and a fourth signal, the third signal being a reference signal and the fourth signal being a data signal or a control signal; and
the processor is further configured to:
control the transceiver to transmit the first signal via the first symbol, with the first subcarrier spacing, of the first time-frequency region over a first cell,
control the transceiver to transmit the second signal via the second symbol, with the second subcarrier spacing, of the first time-frequency region over the first cell,
control the transceiver to transmit the third signal via a third symbol, with the first subcarrier spacing, of a second time-frequency region over a second cell, and
control the transceiver to transmit the fourth signal via a fourth symbol, with a third subcarrier spacing, of the second time-frequency domain over the second cell,
wherein the second subcarrier spacing is different from the third subcarrier spacing, and the first cell is different from the second cell;
the first time-frequency region and the second time-frequency region have a same time domain, have a same frequency domain, or have adjacent frequency domains; and a size of the second time-frequency region is the size of the subframe.

US Pat. No. 11,032,823

INFORMING BASE STATION REGARDING USER EQUIPMENT'S RECEPTION OF BEAM CHANGE INSTRUCTION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication of a base station, comprising:determining to change from a first beam to a second beam;
generating a beam change instruction to indicate the determination to change from the first beam to the second beam;
transmitting, to a user equipment (UE), the beam change instruction in a downlink control information (DCI); and
determining whether or not the beam change instruction is detected by the UE, wherein the determining whether or not the beam change instruction is detected comprises:
receiving an uplink transmission from the UE, the uplink transmission associated with the DCI and indicating that the beam change instruction is received and that a data transmission is successfully received, wherein the uplink transmission includes a beam change demodulation reference signal (DMRS) sequence or a tri-state indicator.

US Pat. No. 11,032,811

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting an uplink (UL) physical protocol data unit (PPDU) in a wireless LAN (WLAN) system, the method performed by a station (STA) comprising:receiving, from access point (AP), a trigger frame including resource allocation information related to transmission of the UL PPDU; and
transmitting, to the AP, the UL PPDU based on the trigger frame,
wherein the UL PPDU comprises (i) a first part including at least one of a legacy (L)-short training field (STF), a L-long training field (LTF), an L-signal (SIG) field, and a high efficiency (HE) SIG-A field and (ii) a second part including at least one of a HE-STF, a HE-LTF, and a data field;
wherein the second part is transmitted on a specific frequency resource represented by the resource allocation information,
wherein the first part is transmitted on the one or more 20 MHz channel in a frequency domain including the specific frequency resource,
wherein the one or more 20 MHz channel is determined based on a size of a bandwidth of the specific frequency resource.

US Pat. No. 11,032,800

APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING DOWNLINK DATA IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM SUPPORTING COOPERATION BETWEEN TRANSMISSION POINTS AND METHOD THEREFOR

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a base station in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:transmitting, to a terminal, configuration information including configuration information on a first channel state information-reference signal (CSI-RS) and configuration information on a second CSI-RS, wherein the first CSI-RS is associated with a reference signal received power (RSRP) reporting using higher layer signaling and the second CSI-RS is associated with a feedback of channel state information;
obtaining a plurality of downlink data symbols to be transmitted to the terminal;
identifying a resource for mapping the plurality of downlink data symbols;
mapping the plurality of downlink data symbols to the identified resource; and
transmitting, to the terminal, the mapped plurality of downlink data symbols on a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH),
wherein a resource for the second CSI-RS is not used for mapping the plurality of data symbols and a resource for the first CSI-RS is used for mapping the plurality of data symbols.

US Pat. No. 11,032,791

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DYNAMICALLY ADJUSTING COMMUNICATION CHARACTERISTICS OF SATELLITE COMMUNICATION LINKS BASED ON WEATHER NOWCASTING

Advantech Wireless Ltd., ...

1. A method comprising:receiving weather data related to a specified geographic area from at least one source comprising a weather radar transmitting radar signals;
obtaining a position of at least one terminal located in said specified area and a position of a communication satellite being in communication via a communication link with said terminal;
generating nowcasting predictions of weather conditions measure along at least one estimated future communication path between said communication satellite and said terminal, based on the received weather data and the obtained positions, wherein the generating comprises:
defining the communication link as a three-dimensional vector passing through a plurality of cells along said at least one estimated future communication path;
determining the cells affected by weather conditions as affected cells, and
extracting the nowcasting predictions corresponding to the affected cells;
converting the nowcasting predictions of weather conditions measure to corresponding predicted levels of signal attenuation in dB per length unit for each of the affected cells,
wherein said converting is carried out using the following formula:

wherein ?R represents the signal attenuation in dB per km for a specific rainfall rate R given in mm per hour and dBZ represents a meteorological measure of equivalent reflectivity Z of the radar signal reflected off a remote object, and wherein k, ?, a, and b are coefficients associated with the weather radar;
calculating a predicted signal attenuation integral, based on said corresponding predicted levels of signal attenuation for each of the affected cells, each weighted by the corresponding cell path length, along said at least one estimated future communication path; and
dynamically adjusting at least one communication characteristic of a communication link along said at least one estimated future communication path, according to the corresponding calculated predicted signal attenuation integral.

US Pat. No. 11,032,786

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR USING OUT-OF-BAND SPECTRUM FOR SHARED SPECTRUM REGISTRATION AND INCREASED LINK RELIABILITY AND CAPACITY

Charter Communications Op...

1. A method for end user device attachment and registration in a shared spectrum system, the method comprising:attempting, by the end user device to attach to a shared spectrum access point, using a shared spectrum of a shared spectrum system at a defined attachment transmission power, wherein the defined attachment transmission power is for an unregistered device with a spectrum access system, which limits a transmission power useable by the unregistered end user device for attachment to the shared spectrum access point;
upon unsuccessful attachment to the shared spectrum access point using the shared spectrum, attempting by the end user device to attach to the shared spectrum access point, using an out-of-band spectrum with an attachment power greater than the defined attachment transmission power of the shared spectrum, wherein the out-of-band spectrum is out-of-band with respect to the shared spectrum of the shared spectrum system;
registering, by the end user device with the spectrum access system, using the out-of-band spectrum upon successful attachment with the shared spectrum access point using the out-of-band spectrum; and
communicating, by the end user device, using at least the shared spectrum upon successful registration with the spectrum access system.

US Pat. No. 11,032,785

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING SYNC SIGNAL OF DEVICE-TO-DEVICE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a sidelink synchronization signal (SLSS) by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:selecting, by the UE, a synchronization reference based on a relative priority in decreasing order of a priority order set; and
transmitting, by the UE, the SLSS based on the synchronization reference,
wherein the priority order set comprises:
i) a global navigation satellite system (GNSS),
ii) a candidate UE having the GNSS as a direct synchronization reference,
iii) a candidate UE having the GNSS as an indirect synchronization reference,
iv) a base station,
v) a candidate UE having the base station as the direct synchronization reference, and
vi) a candidate UE having the base station as the indirect synchronization reference.

US Pat. No. 11,032,784

INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD AND INFORMATION TRANSMISSION APPARATUS

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. An information transmission method, comprising:determining a target numerology set from multiple numerology sets; and
sending a synchronization signal according to the target numerology set,
wherein the synchronization signal comprises a Primary Synchronization Signal (PSS) and a Secondary Synchronization Signal (SSS) corresponding to the PSS, and a same numerology set is applied for both the PSS and the SSS corresponding to the PSS;
wherein the method further comprises:
determining a time-frequency location of master system information according to a time-frequency location of the synchronization signal; and
sending the master system information according to the time-frequency location of the master system information;
wherein determining the time-frequency location of the master system information according to the time-frequency location of the synchronization signal comprises:
determining a time-domain starting location of the master system information according to at least one of a time-frequency starting location of the PSS, a time-domain starting location of the SSS or a time-domain difference of time-domain starting locations of the PSS and the SSS corresponding to the PSS; and
determining a frequency-domain starting location of the master system information according to at least one of a frequency-domain starting location of the PSS, a frequency-domain starting location of the SSS or a frequency-domain difference of frequency-domain starting locations of the PSS and the SSS corresponding to the PSS.

US Pat. No. 11,032,783

PER FREQUENCY INDICATION OF DEPLOYMENT SCHEMES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving, from a first cell associated with a first radio access technology, system information comprising an information element indicating one or more radio frequencies or radio frequency (RF) spectrum bands available for use at a second cell and one or more network connectivity configurations, each of the one or more radio frequencies or RF spectrum bands associated with at least one of the one or more network connectivity configurations, wherein at least one network connectivity configuration of the one or more network connectivity configurations indicates a dual-connectivity configuration for a connection between the UE and a core network using the first radio access technology and a second radio access technology that is different from the first radio access technology;
identifying a capability of the UE to support the dual-connectivity configuration indicated by the information element; and
selecting the first cell and the second cell to communicate with the core network based at least in part on the received information element and the identified capability.

US Pat. No. 11,032,782

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BUILDING SIGNAL-TO-INTERFERENCE-PLUS-NOISE RATIO DATA

MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPO...

1. A method for building Signal-to-Interference-plus-Noise Ratio data from power measurements data, the Signal-to-Interference-plus-Noise Ratio data relating to a transmission channel in a wireless communication system, the method being implemented by a device of the wireless communication system or cooperatively by plural devices of the wireless communication system, characterized in that the method comprises:gathering first power measurements data of total power received during communications performed on the transmission channel;
gathering second power measurements data of in-transmission interference power received during said communications, as many second power measurements data being gathered as first power measurements data;
computing third power measurements data of useful power, by subtracting the second power measurements data from the first power measurements data;
gathering fourth power measurements data of out-transmission interference power received out of said communications on the transmission channel;
merging the second power measurements data and the fourth power measurements data so as to form a set of fifth interference power data;
computing a first characteristic function, or complex conjugate thereof, of the logarithm of the computed third power measurements data, and computing a second characteristic function, or complex conjugate thereof, of the logarithm of the fifth power measurements data or of the opposite of the logarithm of the fifth power measurements data;
building a third characteristic function, or complex conjugate thereof, of the logarithm of Signal-to-Interference-plus-Noise Ratio data related to the transmission channel, by performing a term-by-term product of the first characteristic function and the second characteristic function, or complex conjugates thereof, when relying on the logarithm of the fifth power measurements data, or by performing a term-by-term division of the first characteristic function and the second characteristic function, or complex conjugates thereof, when relying on the opposite of the logarithm of the fifth power measurements data; and
computing a first probability mass function from the third characteristic function, or complex conjugate thereof.

US Pat. No. 11,032,781

INTER-NODE INTERFERENCE AVOIDANCE

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A User Equipment (UE) operable to communicate with a first base station and a second base station over an unlicensed spectrum on a wireless network, comprising:one or more processors to:
establish that Downlink (DL) transmissions from the second base station will interfere with one or more subframes of Uplink (UL) transmissions from the UE to the first base station, resulting in an interference condition; and
modulate a UL transmission power for the UL transmissions from the UE to the first base station based upon the interference condition, and
an interface for receiving the DL transmissions from the second base station through a receiving circuitry and for sending the UL transmissions to the first base station through a transmission circuitry.

US Pat. No. 11,032,780

POWER CONTROL IN WIRELESS NETWORKS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

10. An access point for wireless communication, comprising:a memory; and
at least one processor coupled to the memory and configured to:
receive power control parameters of a station at the access point from the station, the power control parameters of the station indicating power control capabilities of the station, wherein the power control parameters of the station comprise at least one of a dynamic power range of the station, a transmit power step size of the station, a maximum transmit power associated with one or more resource unit (RU) sizes, a minimum transmit power associated with one or more RU sizes, or a transmit power headroom of the station;
determine a target receiver power level for uplink transmissions transmitted by the station to be received at the access point;
determine uplink power control information for the station based on the power control capabilities of the station and the determined target receiver power level for uplink multi-user multiple-input-multiple-output (UL MU-MIMO) transmission by the station or uplink orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (UL OFDMA) transmission by the station, the uplink power control information comprising the target receiver power level to be received at the access point; and
transmit a frame from the access point to the station that includes the determined uplink power control information and a downlink transmit power used for transmitting the frame from the access point to the station scheduled by the access point for uplink transmission.

US Pat. No. 11,032,779

USE OF CELL SPECIFIC REFERENCE SIGNALS FOR NR OPEN LOOP UPLINK POWER CONTROL

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method for use in a wireless device in a wireless communication system, the wireless device being configured to communicate by transmitting uplink within a first frequency band and receiving downlink within a second frequency band, for setting an initial uplink transmission power, the method comprising:obtaining information regarding a transmission on a downlink channel of the first frequency band; and
setting an initial uplink transmission power for a transmission on an uplink channel of the first frequency band based on the obtained information, the first frequency band having a different center frequency than the second frequency band.

US Pat. No. 11,032,778

UPLINK CHANNEL POWER ALLOCATION METHOD AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. An uplink channel power allocation method, wherein the method comprises:determining, by a terminal device, priorities of N uplink channels based on a service set corresponding to each of the N uplink channels in a first transmission time period, wherein each service set is corresponding to one priority, and at least one of the service sets corresponding to the N uplink channels comprises at least a first service and a second service, wherein the first service has a first service type different from a second service type of the second service, wherein when L uplink channels in the N uplink channels are corresponding to a same service set, determining, by the terminal device, priorities of the L uplink channels according to a principle specified for the same service set, wherein N is greater than or equal to L, and L is greater than or equal to 2, and wherein the principle is corresponding to at least one of the following:
an information transmission deadline corresponding to an uplink channel;
an information transmission latency requirement corresponding to an uplink channel;
a quantity of remaining hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) transmission times of a HARQ process corresponding to an uplink channel;
a spacing of a subcarrier on which an uplink channel is located;
a length of a slot in which an uplink channel is located;
a length of a mini-slot in which an uplink channel is located; or
an information sending period corresponding to an uplink channel;
allocating, by the terminal device, transmit power to at least one of the N uplink channels based on the priorities of the N uplink channels, wherein N is greater than or equal to 2; and
sending, by the terminal device, the at least one uplink channel in the first transmission time period based on the transmit power allocated to the at least one uplink channel.

US Pat. No. 11,032,777

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR UPLINK POWER CONTROL IN WIRELESS CELLULAR COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE) configured with a short processing time in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, downlink control information (DCI) in a UE-specific search space (USS), the DCI scheduling an uplink transmission;
identifying a parameter associated with a reception timing of a power control command for the uplink transmission;
receiving, from the base station, the power control command based on the identified parameter;
identifying a transmission power for the uplink transmission based on the power control command; and
transmitting, to the base station, an uplink signal based on the identified transmission power in a subframe determined based on the DCI which is detected in the USS,
wherein an interval between the reception timing of the power control command and a transmission timing of the uplink signal for the UE configured with the short processing time is less than the interval for a UE not configured with the short processing time.

US Pat. No. 11,032,776

BASE STATION AND RADIO TERMINAL

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...

1. A base station, comprising:a receiver configured to receive first information from a radio terminal, the first information being transmitted based on a measurement result of a first reception signal received by the radio terminal from a neighboring cell;
a controller configured to determine, in response to receiving the first information, whether a measurement result of a second reception signal exceeds a threshold value, the second reception signal being received by the base station from the radio terminal; and
a transmitter configured to transmit, to the radio terminal, second information for reducing an uplink transmission power of the radio terminal when the measurement result of the second reception signal exceeds the threshold value.

US Pat. No. 11,032,775

POWER SAVING HOST-MODEM INTERACTION IN A COMMUNICATION DEVICE

Intel IP Corporation, Sa...

1. A communication device, comprising:a host and a modem interconnected by an interface;
wherein the host comprises:
a host processor configured to:
control components of the communication device and
communicate with the modem via the interface;
wherein the modem comprises:
a modem processor configured to:
control components of the modem and
communicate with the host via the interface;
wherein the modem processor is further configured to:
identify a reduced activity state of the modem,
determine a projected expiration of a reduced activity period of the modem, based on a time remaining until a next event of the modem,
communicate information on the reduced activity state of the modem to the host processor, and
communicate the time remaining until the next event of the modem to the host processor;
wherein the host processor is further configured to reduce an operation of at least one component of the communication device based on receipt of the information on the reduced activity state of the modem and the time remaining until the next event of the modem;
wherein the reduced activity state of the modem comprises a radio resource control (RRC) state of the modem; and
wherein the information on the reduced activity state of the modem comprises an indication of the RRC state of the modem.

US Pat. No. 11,032,774

MANAGEMENT OF MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICES IN EMERGENCY CONDITIONS

International Business Ma...

1. A computer program product for managing a first mobile computing device in a set of mobile computing devices in an emergency area corresponding to an emergency condition, the computer program product comprising a computer readable storage medium having program instructions embodied therewith, the program instructions executable by the first mobile computing device to cause the first mobile computing device to perform a method comprising:receiving, by the first mobile computing device, an emergency message indicative of the emergency condition,
the emergency message being distributed from a management computing system to the set of mobile computing devices in the emergency area;
collecting, by the first mobile computing device, and in response to the emergency message, one or more involvement parameters that correspond to a health condition of a person in the emergency area and associated with the first mobile computing device,
the one or more involvement parameters based on one or more biometric parameters of the person;
determining, by the first mobile computing device, an involvement indicator representative of the health condition of the person according to the one or more involvement parameters;
sending, by the first mobile computing device, the involvement indicator to the management computing system; and
controlling, by the first mobile computing device, one or more resources thereof according to the involvement indicator.

US Pat. No. 11,032,773

MANAGEMENT OF MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICES IN EMERGENCY CONDITIONS

International Business Ma...

1. A method for managing a first mobile computing device in a set of mobile computing devices in an emergency area corresponding to an emergency condition, comprising:receiving, by the first mobile computing device, an emergency message indicative of the emergency condition,
the emergency message being distributed from a management computing system to the set of mobile computing devices in the emergency area;
collecting, by the first mobile computing device, and in response to the emergency message, one or more involvement parameters that correspond to a state of a person in the emergency area and associated with the first mobile computing device;
recording, by a microphone of the first mobile computing device, a sound;
determining, by the first mobile computing device, one or more of the one or more involvement parameters according to the sound;
determining, by the first mobile computing device, an involvement indicator representative of the state of the person according to the one or more involvement parameters;
sending, by the first mobile computing device, the involvement indicator to the management computing system; and
controlling, by the first mobile computing device, one or more resources of the first mobile computing device according to the involvement indicator.

US Pat. No. 11,032,772

LOW-POWER LTE (LP-LTE) PAGING-MONITORING

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus comprising:a processor configured to cause a device to:
save state information representative of a present state of first system resources of the device into non-volatile memory, wherein the first system resources of the device are not used by the device during monitoring for paging performed by the device;
perform the monitoring for paging; and
write the saved state information from the non-volatile memory into a system memory of the device in response to detecting, during the monitoring for paging, a paging assigned to the device.

US Pat. No. 11,032,771

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS HAVING A FIRST RADIO, AND A SECOND LOW POWER RADIO FOR WAKING THE FIRST RADIO

ARRIS ENTERPRISES LLC, S...

1. A first electronic apparatus in wireless communication with a second electronic apparatus in a wireless local area network (WLAN), said first electronic apparatus comprising:at least one radio with a first interface that wirelessly communicates information with the second electronic apparatus with a first power consumption according to a first wireless protocol, and a second interface that wirelessly communicates information with the second electronic device with a second power consumption, that is lower than the first power consumption, according to a second wireless protocol;
a memory configured to at least store the current operative state of the first interface on the second electronic apparatus; and
a control circuit operably connected with the at least one radio and the memory, to process notifications from the second apparatus,
wherein the first electronic apparatus receives a notification that the second electronic apparatus is deactivating its first interface, the current operative state of the first interface on the second electronic apparatus is updated, and if the first electronic apparatus receives a communication intended for the second electronic apparatus after being notified that the second electronic apparatus deactivated its first interface, then the first electronic apparatus sends a predetermined message to the second electronic apparatus on the second interface.

US Pat. No. 11,032,770

WAKE-UP-RADIO DISCOVERY FRAME

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A recipient 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 an electronic device, wherein the interface circuit comprises a primary connectivity radio (PCR) and a wake-up radio (WUR);
wherein the WUR in the interface circuit is configured to:
receive, from the node, a wake-up-radio (WUR) discovery frame associated with the electronic device, wherein the WUR discovery frame comprises an identifier of an operating class of a wireless local area network (WLAN) that includes the electronic device, wherein the operating class uniquely specifies a regulatory domain and a channel set of the WLAN, and the channel set comprises multiple possible available channels in the regulatory domain;
selectively transition the PCR from a lower-power mode to a higher-power mode in response to receiving the WUR discovery frame; and
perform additional discovery associated with the electronic device, wherein the additional discovery comprises a scan for at least a channel associated with the WLAN based at least in part on the channel set.

US Pat. No. 11,032,769

HIERARCHICAL WAKEUP APPARATUS AND METHOD

Silicon Laboratories Inc....

1. A mesh receiver operative to receive a wakeup sequence comprising a first wakeup sequence of on-off keyed RF at a first wakeup data rate followed by a second wakeup sequence of on-off keyed RF at a second wakeup data rate greater than the first wakeup data rate, the mesh receiver having an RF amplifier, a mixer, and a baseband energy detector for detection of RF energy, the baseband energy detector indicating whether energy is present or absent to output a first sequence of 1s and 0s as sampled values at a first sample rate;the mesh receiver having a first correlator for correlating the first sequence against a first template sequence of 1s and 0s matching a particular first wakeup sequence and asserting a first match output if a correlation is present;
the mesh receiver continuing to sample the baseband energy detector operative to output a second sequence at a higher sample rate than the first sample rate when the first match output is asserted;
the higher sample rate samples of the baseband energy detector applied to a second correlator for correlating the higher sample rate energy detector second sequence of samples against a second template sequence of 1s and 0s, the second template sequence matching a particular second wakeup sequence and asserting a wakeup output if a correlation of the higher sample rate baseband energy detector second sequence is present;
where the first template sequence, the second template sequence, the particular first wakeup sequence, and the particular second wakeup sequence are hash sequences derived from both a public key and a private key; and,
where the first match output has a false alarm rate of 10% or more, and the second template sequence has a greater number of bits than the first template sequence.

US Pat. No. 11,032,768

WAKE-UP-FRAME COMMUNICATION OF APPLICATION DATA

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A recipient electronic device, comprising:a connector or pad configured to communicatively couple to an antenna; and
an interface circuit, communicatively coupled to the connector or the pad, configured to communicate with an electronic device, wherein the interface circuit comprises a main radio and a wake-up radio (WUR) that at least selectively transitions the main radio from a lower-power mode to a higher-power mode, and wherein the interface circuit is configured to:
receive, from the connector or the pad and using the WUR, a wake-up frame intended for the recipient electronic device, wherein the wake-up frame comprises a payload field with data, wherein the wake-up frame specifies at least one of: a total size of the wake-up frame, or a size of the payload field, and wherein the wake-up frame specifies an expectation for an acknowledgement from the recipient electronic device to the electronic device to be communicated using the main radio.

US Pat. No. 11,032,767

SLEEP/WAKE BASED ON COVERAGE

1. A module for scheduling sleep/wake intervals for one or more mobile communication devices, the module comprising:a computer readable medium having instructions thereon, the instructions, when executed by one or more processing devices, cause the one or more processing devices to:
obtain a coverage prediction for the one or more mobile communication devices, the coverage prediction indicating a start and an end of at least one future interval during which one or more terrestrial communication platforms are predicted to be within range of the one or more mobile communication devices; and
generate at least one future sleep interval having a start and an end and at least one future wake interval having a start and an end to control the one or more mobile communication devices based on the coverage prediction.

US Pat. No. 11,032,766

WIRE-FREE BLUETOOTH COMMUNICATION SYSTEM WITH FAST PAIRING

Silicon Laboratories Inc....

1. A method for communication between:a Bluetooth master transmitting a first channel data stream and a second channel data stream over a single Bluetooth connection;
a first slave device having a Bluetooth transceiver, a sidelink transceiver, and a wakeup processor;
a second slave device having a wakeup processor, a Bluetooth transceiver and a sidelink transceiver, the first slave device Bluetooth transceiver paired to the Bluetooth master and receiving the first channel stream and the second channel stream, the first slave device forwarding the second channel stream to the first slave device sidelink transceiver, the second slave device Bluetooth transceiver in a sleep state while the second slave device sidelink transceiver receives the second channel stream, the method comprising:
upon communication of a change event from the Bluetooth master to the first slave device, the first slave device sending to the second slave device a wakeup pattern formed from on/off keying (OOK) of a transmitter;
the wakeup processor of the second slave device, upon receipt of a wakeup pattern matching an internal template, thereafter receiving Bluetooth connection parameters from the second slave device sidelink transceiver transmitted by the first slave device, and applying the Bluetooth connection parameters to the second slave device Bluetooth transceiver; and,
the Bluetooth transceiver of the first slave device thereafter powering down, the second slave device Bluetooth transceiver receiving the first channel data stream and second channel data stream, the second slave device forwarding the first channel data stream to the first slave device sidelink transceiver.

US Pat. No. 11,032,765

TRANSMISSIONS OF PHYSICAL DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNELS IN A COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A user equipment (UE) comprising:a receiver configured to receive:
configuration information for reception of first physical downlink control channels (PDCCHs) in a control resource set of a first bandwidth sub-band, and
the first PDCCHs in the control resource set, wherein reception of the first PDCCHs is over control channel elements (CCEs) of the control resource set that are determined according to a common search space;
a decoder configured to decode a first downlink control information (DCI) format from the first PDCCH reception, wherein the first DCI format provides an indication for reception of second PDCCHs over a time duration; and
a processor configured to instruct the receiver to either receive the second PDCCHs or skip reception of the second PDCCHs over the time duration based on the indication by the first DCI format when the decoder correctly decodes the first DCI format.

US Pat. No. 11,032,764

DEVICE, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR ADAPTIVE SCHEDULING REQUEST SUPPRESSION

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A method, comprising:at a user equipment (UE) associating with an evolved Node B (eNB) to establish a connection to a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, the UE and the LTE network configured with and utilizing a Connected Discontinuous Reception (C-DRX) functionality, the C-DRX functionality including a cycle with a plurality of scheduling request (SR) opportunities:
determining an SR is to be transmitted to the LTE network, wherein the SR corresponds to data that is to be transmitted by the UE;
determining an uplink grant turnaround time associated with the eNB, the uplink grant turnaround time being a measure of time corresponding to the eNB issuing an uplink grant in response to a SR that is received from the UE;
determining whether one or more of the plurality of SR opportunities should be skipped; and
selecting one of the plurality of SR opportunities based on the uplink grant turnaround time and a calculated probability that a time of an onDuration and a time of an uplink timeline duration will overlap.

US Pat. No. 11,032,763

APPARATUS, METHOD, AND MEDIUM FOR IMPLEMENTING A TARGET WAKE TIME

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

14. A method for a mobile access point (AP) station, comprising:operating in an always-on soft AP mode, wherein the operating comprises implementing a target wake time (TWT) responder power save mode;
while operating in the always-on soft AP mode, concurrently operating the mobile AP station as a station in an infrastructure mode associated with an AP;
transmitting infrastructure traffic to an AP; and
dynamically adjusting a TWT for a first station based at least in part on the infrastructure traffic between the mobile AP station and the AP.

US Pat. No. 11,032,762

SAVING POWER BY SPOOFING A DEVICE

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. A method for maintaining a network connection between a first network-connectable electronic device and a wireless access point, the method comprising:receiving, at a second network-connectable electronic device from the first network-connectable electronic device, identification (ID) information comprising a first internet protocol (IP) address associated with the first network-connectable electronic device, wherein the ID information is received over a first radio frequency (RF) channel;
transmitting, from the second network-connectable electronic device to the wireless access point over a second RF channel different from the first RF channel, first keepalive messages configured to keep the network connection between the wireless access point and the first network-connectable electronic device active, wherein the first keepalive messages comprise the ID information of the first network-connectable electronic device;
receiving, at the second network-connectable electronic device, an IP address reassignment message from the wireless access point, wherein the IP address reassignment message comprises a second IP address assigned by the wireless access point to the first network-connectable electronic device;
transmitting, from the second network-connectable electronic device to the wireless access point over the second RF channel, second keepalive messages comprising the second IP address in response to receiving the IP address reassignment message;
receiving, at the second network-connectable electronic device, a request from at least one of the wireless access point or the first network-connectable electronic device;
determining based on the request, at the second network-connectable electronic device, that transmission of the second keepalive messages should cease; and
ceasing transmission of the second keepalive messages to the wireless access point.

US Pat. No. 11,032,761

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SELECTING CAMPING CELL

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for cell selection and reselection for a camping cell, comprising:measuring, by an idle terminal equipment, licensed frequency bands and unlicensed frequency bands according to configuration information, the configuration information comprising signal quality measurement configuration and/or interference level measurement configuration, wherein the signal quality measurement configuration comprises at least one of Reference Signal Receiving Power (RSRP) measurement configuration and/or a Reference Signal Receiving Quality (RSRQ) measurement configuration, and the interference level measurement configuration comprises a Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI) measurement configuration; and
when it is determined that the RSRP values and/or RSRQ values of the licensed frequency band cells corresponding to the licensed frequency bands are lower than a ninth configured threshold value, an RSSI value of a fourth unlicensed frequency band of the unlicensed frequency bands is lower than a tenth configured threshold value and an RSRP value and/or RSRQ value of at least one unlicensed frequency band cell of unlicensed frequency band cells corresponding to the fourth unlicensed frequency band are/is higher than an eleventh configured threshold value, determining the unlicensed frequency band cell with highest quality of the at least one unlicensed frequency band cell as the camping cell.

US Pat. No. 11,032,760

SCELL SELECTION FOR BEAM FAILURE RECOVERY

FG Innovation Company Lim...

1. A method for beam failure recovery (BFR) by a user equipment (UE), the method comprising: receiving, a medium access control (MAC) control element (CE) from a base station; performing BFR upon at least one of a plurality of selected secondary, cells (SCells) based on the received MAC CE; wherein the MAC CE indicates whether each of the plurality of selected SCells supports BFR based on one or more BFR-related radio resource control (RRC), parameters in an RRC message, and wherein the one or more BFR-related RRC parameters contain at least one of: one or more BFR-candidate-reference signals; a beam-failure-candidate-beam-threshold; and one or more reference signal identifiers (IDs) for failure detection resources (failureDetectionResources).

US Pat. No. 11,032,759

NETWORK ACCESS THROUGH A SECOND WIRELESS NETWORK

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method performed by a wireless device being unable to access a second wireless network via a first network node to access the second wireless network, the method comprising:accessing, by the wireless device, the first wireless network, in response to the wireless device being unable to access the second network;
transmitting, by the wireless device to the first wireless network, an indication of inability to access the second wireless network, the first and second wireless networks implementing different radio access technologies, wherein the indication of inability to access the second wireless network comprises a request for the second wireless network to reconfigure at least one access procedure parameter in the second wireless network in order to improve the conditions for the wireless device when accessing second wireless network;
obtaining, from the first wireless network, information regarding at least one reconfigured access procedure parameter; and
accessing, by the wireless device, the second wireless network utilizing the at least one reconfigured access procedure.

US Pat. No. 11,032,758

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SEARCHING FOR ACCESS POINT IN WIRELESS LAN

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMU...

1. An operation method of an access point in a communication system, the operation method comprising:receiving, by the access point, an association request frame from a station, the association request frame including information indicating a time necessary for the station to transit from a sleep state to a wake-up state;
generating, by the access point, an association response frame including information indicating a start point of a period of a wake-up radio (WUR) duty cycle, information indicating a transmission interval of a beacon frame including one or more information for WUR operations, and information indicating a first channel used for the WUR operations, a frequency band of the first channel being different from a frequency band of a second channel used for normal operations except for the WUR operations; and
transmitting, by the access point, the association response frame in response to the association request frame to the station,
wherein, at the start point of the period of the WUR duty cycle, the station which has been accessed to the access point operates in a WUR mode.

US Pat. No. 11,032,757

EXTENDED RANGE NETWORKING

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An access point, comprising:a communications interface configured to transmit a first set of beacons and a second set of beacons; and
at least one processor communicatively coupled to the communications interface and configured to:
first determine that the access point does need to be made discoverable to a station using passive scanning;
second determine that the access point does not need to be made detectable at an extended range to the station based at least in part on the first determination and extended range transmission information; and
wherein the communications interface is further configured to:
stop transmission of beacons in the second set of beacons based at least in part on the second determination; and
transmit, for a predetermined duration of time, beacons in the first set of beacons based at least in part on the second determination.

US Pat. No. 11,032,756

BINARY TREE BASED PDCCH SEARCH SPACE DESIGN

Qualcomm Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:identifying, at a user equipment (UE), an aggregation level profile having aggregation level profile values for a plurality of aggregation levels, wherein each aggregation level corresponds to a respective number of resources to use for decoding a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH), wherein the aggregation level profile includes at least one augmented node;
determining one or more decoding candidates for the UE from among a plurality of available decoding candidates defined as nodes in a binary tree for a search space based on the aggregation level profile;
determining respective control channel elements (CCEs) corresponding to each of the one or more decoding candidates, each respective CCE including one or more resource element groups (REGs); and
performing channel estimation for each of the respective CCEs for use in demodulating and decoding downlink control information for the UE in the PDCCH, including performing one channel estimation per REG and sharing that channel estimation among different ones of the one or more decoding candidates sharing that REG.

US Pat. No. 11,032,755

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, ...

1. A wireless communication apparatus comprising:a communication unit configured to register another wireless communication apparatus and wirelessly communicate with the another wireless communication apparatus;
an acquisition unit configured to acquire information indicating a type of the another wireless communication apparatus after the another wireless communication apparatus is registered;
an output control unit configured to cause an output unit to output an alert based on the information indicating the type of the another wireless communication apparatus, the information being acquired by the acquisition unit; and
a restriction unit configured to restrict an operation to be performed on the another wireless communication apparatus from the wireless communication apparatus in a case where a predetermined signal is not received after the output control unit has caused the output unit to output the alert.

US Pat. No. 11,032,754

MANAGING IOS-BASED MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICES BY CREATIVE USE OF CALLKIT API PROTOCOLS

CELLCONTROL, INC., Baton...

1. A method for preventing user interaction in a mobile device, comprising:detecting activity in the mobile device that is prohibited based on a policy; and
in response to the detected activity, invoking one or more Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) application programming interface (API) functions by an application to prevent user interaction with the activity, wherein invoking the one or more VoIP API functions causes the mobile device to display the application in a foreground of the mobile device, wherein to display the application in the foreground of the mobile device prevents user interaction with the activity.

US Pat. No. 11,032,753

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR CELLULAR NETWORK COMMUNICATION BASED ON PLURAL MOBILE CORES

ELTA SYSTEMS LTD., Ashdo...

1. A method for building a cellular mesh network, the method comprising building a network over ip tunnels, including:sending payload data from a first mobile station associated with a first inverse relay to a second mobile station attached to another base station which resides in a second inverse relay, the payload data, having
a source comprising the first mobile station's ip address and
a destination ip address comprising the second mobile station,
thereby to define a package;
adding to the packet, a mesh tunneling header which includes a designated address, responsive to a negotiation with a first routing subsystem also associated with the first mobile station;
the packet is forwarded, through a first stand alone subsystem associated with the first mobile station, to a first mobile station functionality;
the first mobile station functionality forwards the packet to the first mobile station functionality's serving base station;
the first mobile station functionality's serving base station forwards the packet to a tunneling subsystem via the tunneling subsystem's local stand alone subsystem;
the tunneling subsystem including an encapsulation subsystem, associated with the second mobile station, and
wherein the encapsulation subsystem is configured to look at the mesh tunneling header to determine whether or not said designated address is from the encapsulation subsystem's network, and wherein
if said designated address is from the encapsulation subsystem's network, the encapsulation subsystem de-capsulates the packet, thereby to yield de-capsulated information, and forwards the de-capsulated information to said local standalone subsystem which is associated with the second mobile station; and
if said designated address is not from the encapsulation subsystem's network, the encapsulation subsystem tries, by negotiating with a routing service, to forward the packet to the designated address by forwarding the packet on the next hop to its serving base station through a local node to a child mobile station functionality.

US Pat. No. 11,032,752

AD HOC NETWORK ROUTING

1. Overlay apparatus for an ad-hoc/MESH communication network, the network comprising a plurality of nodes, at least one of said nodes being mobile with respect to other nodes, the nodes able to establish and abandon connections as they move with respect to one another, the nodes requiring small bandwidth communications in order to generate and maintain an ad-hoc/MESH physical network of said nodes using a routing protocol managed in a distributed manner over said ad-hoc/Mesh communication network, wherein the overlay apparatus is external to the routing protocol, and is configured to reserve at least one assured protected communication path between a source node and at least one destination node, of a priority communication having a bandwidth above a preset threshold, the reserved path being a unidirectional path in a first direction from said source node to said destination node, said reserved path being reserved for said priority communication and being via at least one additional node according to a current topology configuration of said connections of said ad hoc/MESH network, the overlay apparatus configured to reserve said path by overriding said distributed routing protocol to reserve said unidirectional path from said source node to said destination node via said at least one additional node, said overriding comprising causing said at least one additional node to be shown not to be available, in said first direction, to said distributed routing protocol for payload data communications requests, wherein said nodes are satellites in one member of the group comprising: low earth orbit, medium earth orbit, elliptical orbits, geostationary satellites and/or a combination of any of them with non-satellite nodes.

US Pat. No. 11,032,751

USER TERMINAL HANDOVER PREDICTION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS WITH NONSTATIONARY COMMUNICATIONS PLATFORMS

Hughes Network Systems, L...

1. A method for prediction of user terminal handovers in a satellite data communications network that includes a plurality of satellites and a plurality of user terminals (UTs), wherein each satellite services a plurality of cells via a plurality of respective satellite beams at any given instant of time, the method comprising:determining a time increment ?t and a number of intervals N over which the prediction is to be performed;
determining, for each of a plurality of the satellite beams j of each of one or more of the satellites i that is within the view of an antenna of the one UT, for each of a plurality of instants of time tn, where tn=t0+n?t, for n?[0,1, . . . , N?1], an estimated signal strength as seen at the one UT, wherein each estimated signal strength is determined based on a plurality of characteristics regarding each of the satellite beams j of each of the satellites i and regarding the one UT at each time tn for which the estimated signal strength is being determined, wherein the plurality of characteristics include a plurality of characteristics from the group comprising a position, pitch, roll and yaw attitudes for the satellite i, a position of the one UT, an elevation and azimuth of the one UT for the satellite beam j of the satellite i, an adjusted antenna gain of the one UT towards the satellite i, a path gain/loss from the one UT to the satellite i, and a system link budget model;
determining a next instant of time tm at which the estimated signal strength of a candidate beam of the plurality of the satellite beams j of the one or more satellites i is greater than or equal to the estimated signal strength of a one of the plurality of the satellite beams j of the one or more of the satellites i that is currently servicing the one UT; and
determining to handover the one UT, at the time tm, from the satellite beam that is currently servicing the one UT to the candidate beam.

US Pat. No. 11,032,750

ENHANCED MAKE-BEFORE-BREAK (MBB) HANDOVER FAILURE

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication performed by a user equipment (UE), comprising:detecting that a timer has expired prior to completing a handover of the UE from a source base station (BS) to a target BS;
selectively declaring, based at least in part on detecting that the timer has expired and whether a connection between the UE and the source BS is associated with a threshold connection condition, a radio link failure,
wherein the UE does not declare the radio link failure based at least in part on detecting that the connection is associated with the threshold connection condition; and
transmitting, to the source BS, a radio resource control (RRC) message when the connection is detected to be associated with the threshold connection condition.

US Pat. No. 11,032,749

COMMUNICATION TERMINAL IN WIRELESS AD-HOC NETWORK, COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND COMMUNICATION PROGRAM

NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. A communication node in a wireless ad-hoc network in which a plurality of communication nodes are present, the communication node comprising:a control information sharing circuit which notifies control information including at least the number of neighboring nodes as information to each of the neighboring nodes, and acquiring, from each of the neighboring nodes, control information of the neighboring node;
a relay node selection circuit which selects, as a relay node, a communication node capable of directly communicating with all communication nodes in the wireless ad-hoc network, based on the control information;
a transmission power control circuit which adjusts transmission power depending on a selection result of the relay node selection circuit;
a reselection necessity determination circuit which determines whether another communication node is to become a new relay node, and, in the case of determining that the other communication node is to become the new relay node, calculating priority of the communication node in the wireless ad-hoc network; and
a relay node reselection request circuit which performs a relay node reselection request process for transmitting a relay node reselection request included in the control information, depending on the priority,
wherein the control information sharing circuit distributes the relay node reselection request, and
wherein the transmission power control circuit adjusts the transmission power based on the relay node reselection request.

US Pat. No. 11,032,748

RANDOM ACCESS METHOD, NETWORK NODE AND USER EQUIPMENT

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:measuring a signal of a target cell;
transmitting, to a network node, a measurement report on the signal of the target cell;
receiving, from the network node, a handover command including resource configuration information; and
performing a random access to the target cell based on the resource configuration information,
wherein the resource configuration information includes random access resource configuration information based on either a normal uplink or a supplementary uplink, and the random access resource configuration information includes dedicated random access resource configuration information associated with channel status information reference signals (CSI-RSs).

US Pat. No. 11,032,747

APPARATUS, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SECURITY MANAGEMENT

NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. A method performed by a first communication apparatus, the method comprising:sending, by the first communication apparatus, to a second communication apparatus, a request for getting authentication data;
receiving, by the first communication apparatus, from the second communication apparatus;
the authentication data;
executing, by the first communication apparatus, an AKA authentication procedure between a User Equipment (UE) and the first communication apparatus; and
providing, by the first communication apparatus, to a third communication apparatus, security information, once the UE has been authenticated in the AKA authentication procedure.

US Pat. No. 11,032,746

VOICE SERVICE HANDOVER

British Telecommunication...

1. A method of operating a mobility management entity in a cellular network core in response to a connection request from a cellular client device for connectivity to a voice service accessible via the cellular network core, the method comprising:receiving a request by the cellular client device to access the voice service;
analyzing the request to identify a presence of an identifier indicating that the request is a provisional request;
if the request contains the identifier, performing a first subset of operations from a set of operations to establish a link between the cellular client device and the voice service;
determining whether a further instruction to complete the link between the cellular client device and the voice service has been received within a predetermined period of time; and
if the further instruction has been received, processing a second subset of operations to complete the link between the cellular client device and the voice service.

US Pat. No. 11,032,745

HANDOVER FOR MOBILE EDGE COMPUTING APPLICATIONS IN MOBILE NETWORKS

1. A method of performing an application handover for mobile edge computing applications a mobile communication network, the method comprising the steps of:evaluating signal characteristics of radio signals sent by base stations received by a mobile device, wherein the mobile device is connected to the mobile communication network via a first base station,
exchanging data with a first mobile edge system assigned to the first base station, wherein the first mobile edge system executes an application assigned to the mobile device,
establishing a connection between the first mobile edge system and a second mobile edge system depending on the evaluation of the signal characteristics of the radio signals wherein the second mobile edge system is assigned to a second base station,
activating execution of the application assigned to the e device on the second mobile edge system, and
performing a handover from the first base station second base station such that the mobile device is connected with the mobile communication network via the second base station,
further wherein the step of activating execution of the application assigned to the mobile device on the second mobile edge system, comprises the further step of:
exchanging application data of the application between the first mobile edge system and the second mobile edge system prior to performing the handover,
further wherein the method comprises the additional steps of:
determining, after performing the handover, whether additional application data has to be transferred in order to execute the application assigned to the mobile device by means of the second mobile edge system,
exchanging the additional application data of the application between the first mobile edge system and the second mobile edge system.

US Pat. No. 11,032,744

INTER-DISTRIBUTED UNIT BEAM SWITCH PROCEDURE TRIGGERED BY RADIO LINK INTERRUPTION

1. A method, comprising:facilitating, by network equipment comprising a processor, a first connection being established between a first distributed unit and a second distributed unit, wherein a user equipment has established dual connectivity with the first distributed unit and the second distributed unit, resulting in a data flow of packets between the network equipment and the user equipment via the first distributed unit and a second connection between the user equipment and the second distributed unit, wherein a signal of the data flow of packets comprises a millimeter wave signal in accordance with a fifth generation network radio access network protocol;
receiving, by the network equipment, from the first distributed unit, signal information comprising:
a first beam measurement report comprising a change in signal strength, as compared to a threshold, of the signal of the data flow of packets, the signal information being generated by the first distributed unit in response to detection of the change in signal strength by the first distributed unit,
a second beam measurement report, generated by the second distributed unit, and
an indication that the detected change in signal strength is predicted to be temporary, according to a defined likelihood criterion; and
based on the signal information, utilizing a data link layer flow control protocol to perform, by the network equipment, operations comprising:
selecting the second distributed unit as a target distributed unit to maintain the data flow of packets between the network equipment and the user equipment via the target distributed unit, and
facilitating communicating the data flow of packets between the user equipment and the target distributed unit.

US Pat. No. 11,032,743

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR SUPPORTING DEVICES OF DIFFERENT TYPES USING A RESIDENTIAL GATEWAY

Charter Communications Op...

1. A communications method, the method comprising:reserving a first set of resources for communication between a residential gateway and a wireline access gateway;
using the first set of reserved resources to communicate a first DHCP request and first DHCP response for a first user device of a second type;
using the first set of reserved resources to communicate EAP authentication messages for a first user device of a first type;
reserving, following successful EAP authentication of the first user device of the first type, a second set of resources for communication of messages corresponding to the first user device of the first type between the residential gateway and the wireline access gateway; and
using the second set of reserved resources to communicate a second DHCP request and second DHCP response for the first user device of the first type.

US Pat. No. 11,032,742

PARALLEL MULTI-BIT LOW LATENCY WIRELESS MESSAGING

SpectraNet, Seattle, WA ...

1. A method of transmitting a message, comprising:receiving a multi-bit message for transmission to a remote receiver, wherein the multi-bit message represents an action, known a priori to the receiver, that is to be performed in response to a decoding of the multi-bit message;
selectively generating tones at frequencies of a plurality of frequencies, wherein the individual frequencies of the plurality of frequencies correspond to individual bits of the received multi-bit message, and wherein a presence or an absence of a tone at each particular frequency of the plurality of frequencies corresponds to a value of the corresponding bit;
summing the tones at the frequencies of the plurality of frequencies into a summed signal;
mixing the summed signal with a carrier signal into a mixed signal; and
transmitting the mixed signal into a wireless medium for reception by the receiver, wherein the receiver is configured to decode the mixed signal into the multi-bit message using a variable latency decoding scheme in which message latency is a variable analog value.

US Pat. No. 11,032,741

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD

Panasonic Intellectual Pr...

1. A wireless communication device, comprising:signal generation circuitry, which in operation, generates a transmission signal by performing Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) encoding on a legacy header, a non-legacy header and a data field of a physical layer protocol data unit (PPDU), wherein a single LDPC codeword is generated by encoding the legacy header and the non-legacy header, the non-legacy header including a bandwidth field indicating a channel bandwidth; and
transmission circuitry, which in operation, transmits the transmission signal.

US Pat. No. 11,032,740

METHOD FOR PERFORMING A RE-ESTABLISHMENT OF A PDCP ENTITY ASSOCIATED WITH UM RLC ENTITY IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND A DEVICE THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method performed by a receiving device operating in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:determining that a Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) re-establishment has been triggered for re-establishment of a PDCP entity of the receiving device; and
based on the PDCP re-establishment being triggered:
for unacknowledged mode (UM) data radio bearers (DRBs):
stopping and resetting a reordering timer;
delivering all stored PDCP data units to an upper layer in ascending order of associated COUNT values after performing header decompression; and
setting, by the PDCP entity, an RX_DELIV state variable and an RX_NEXT state variable of the PDCP entity to an initial value, wherein the RX_DELIV state variable and the RX_NEXT state variable are receive state variables for the PDCP entity,
wherein a first PDCP data unit not delivered to the upper layer is indicated by the RX_DELIV state variable, and
wherein a next PDCP data unit expected to be received is indicated by the RX_NEXT state variable.

US Pat. No. 11,032,739

DYNAMIC HEADER COMPRESSION FOR CONSTRAINED NETWORKS

Convida Wireless, LLC, W...

1. An apparatus providing a first IoT endpoint, the apparatus comprising a processor, a memory, and communication circuitry, the apparatus being connected to a communications network via the communication circuitry, the apparatus further comprising computer-executable instructions stored in the memory which, when executed by the processor, cause the apparatus to:send, to a first gateway, a first request, the first request requesting network connectivity parameters, the first request comprising a first header compression indicator and a first set of network parameters, the first header compression indicator requesting that the first gateway create, on the first gateway, a first header compression context; and
receive, from the first gateway, a first response comprising an first identifier pertaining to the first header compression context and a first set of requested network connectivity parameters.

US Pat. No. 11,032,738

BASE STATION DEVICE, TERMINAL DEVICE, COMMUNICATION METHOD AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A base station device comprising:a transmitter configured to transmit, for each logical channel, first data of a first type and second data of a second type; and
processor circuitry configured to:
omit information about a data length of the second data in a MAC protocol data unit (PDU),
place a medium access control (MAC) header in front of a MAC service data unit (MSDU) of the second data, and
multiplex the first data and the second data, wherein the data length of the second data is omitted from the MAC header and an R bit (reserved bit) is set in the first bit of the first octet in the MAC header.

US Pat. No. 11,032,737

INTERFERENCE CANCELLATION METHODS AND APPARATUS

GenXComm, Inc., Austin, ...

1. An apparatus comprising:a digital interference cancelation element configured to generate delay control information comprising a filter delay control signal;
an RF cancelation filter configured to generate an RF frequency signal, the RF cancellation filter comprising a first interference signal component generation chain comprising a first optomechanical modulator and a first configurable delay element, and a first optical to electrical converter configured to generate a first electrical version of an interference signal component; and
a combining element configured to combine the RF frequency signal delayed in accordance with the delay control information.

US Pat. No. 11,032,736

TRANSMISSION METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR FEEDBACK ACKNOWLEDGE INFORMATION

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for transmission of feedback acknowledge information, comprising:receiving, by a terminal device, downlink control information sent by an access network device, wherein the downlink control information comprises a first information field and a second information field, the first information field is used for indicating timing of feedback acknowledge information corresponding to the downlink control information, and the second information field is used for indicating a downlink assignment index;
determining, by the terminal device, a first bit number of feedback acknowledge information to be transmitted in a target transmission unit according to the first information field and the second information field; and
transmitting, by the terminal device, the feedback acknowledge information in the target transmission unit according to the first bit number;
wherein the downlink control information comprises first downlink control information and second downlink control information, a value of the second information field of the first downlink control information is a preset value, and a value of the second information field of the second downlink control information is different from the preset value;
wherein the feedback acknowledge information comprises feedback acknowledge information corresponding to the first downlink control information and the second downlink control information; and
wherein the first bit number comprises the maximum bit number of feedback acknowledge information corresponding to all component carriers.

US Pat. No. 11,032,735

MANAGEMENT OF OVERLOAD CONDITION FOR 5G OR OTHER NEXT GENERATION WIRELESS NETWORK

1. A system, comprising: a processor; anda memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processor, facilitate performance of operations, comprising:
detecting a first network node device that is overloaded due to a number of a first group of first network communication devices connected to the first network node device being determined to have exceeded a connection threshold;
selecting a second network node device comprising resources available to create first connections with at least some of the first group of first network communication devices connected to the first network node device;
identifying a third network node device that is transferring a second group of second network communication devices, different than the first group of first network communication devices, to the first network node device to create second connections with the first network node device; and
transmitting a first parameter to the third network node device to facilitate a reduction in the transferring of the second group of second network communication devices to the first network node device, and a second parameter to the second network node device to facilitate increase in establishment of the first connections of the first group of first network communication devices with the second network node device.

US Pat. No. 11,032,734

NETWORK CONGESTION CONTROL VIA PAGING PROCEDURES

Nokia Solutions and Netwo...

1. A method, comprising:sending toward one or more idle-mode user equipment camped on a cell an indication in a system information block for a set of priorities that this corresponding set of priorities should remain inactive until a paging message is received; and
sending a paging message toward the one or more idle-mode user equipment camped on the cell, wherein the paging message is configured to cause the one or more idle-mode user equipment to modify, at least using the set of priorities, at least one of current cell selection priorities or current carrier selection priorities and to camp on a cell according to the modification.

US Pat. No. 11,032,733

ADAPTIVE QUALITY OF SERVICE FOR ENTERPRISE TRAFFIC

CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC., ...

1. An apparatus, comprising:one or more networking circuits that receive, at a mobile network operated by a service provider, flows associated with enterprise applications executing on at least one device in an enterprise network, wherein the at least one device includes at least one of: a customer premises equipment or one or more devices behind the customer premises equipment; and
one or more processing circuits that:
vary, during a duration in which there is internet protocol (IP) connectivity between the customer premises equipment and the mobile network, a pool of dedicated bearers for binding the flows, in response to at least part of changes occurring during the duration with respect to the flows, by:
modifying a range of quantities of flows for which a respective set of quality of service attributes associated with at least part of the dedicated bearers included in the pool is suitable, the range including at least two quantities, wherein said changes include at least one of: variations during the duration in number of the flows, or differences during the duration in detected characteristics of the flows, the detected characteristics of the flows having been detected based on inspection of respective one or more packets of the flows, and
increasing a quantity of dedicated bearers included in the pool by creating new dedicated bearers for the pool, wherein for one or more of the new dedicated bearers, a new set of one or more quality of service attributes associated with a new dedicated bearer is suitable for binding at least one of the flows that begins to be received by the one or more networking circuits after a time of creation of the new dedicated bearer; and
bind at least part of the flows to respective dedicated bearers included in the pool.

US Pat. No. 11,032,732

TRANSPORT BLOCK SIZE DETERMINATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications by a base station (BS), comprising:communicating with a first type of user equipment (UE) based, at least in part, on a first transport block size (TBS) table;
communicating with a second type of UE based, at least in part, on a second TBS table, wherein the first type of UE supports a reduced peak data rate relative to the second type of UE, and wherein the first TBS table shares a common set of TBS values with the second TBS table;
sending information to the first type of UE for use in determining a TBS value based, at least in part, on the first TBS table; and
communicating with the first type of UE through one or more communications having a payload with a number of bits determined based on the determined TBS value.

US Pat. No. 11,032,730

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TERMINAL PERFORMING WLAN MEASUREMENT

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for performing measurement in a wireless communication system, the method performed by a user equipment (UE) and comprising:performing the measurement;
transmitting a measurement report, based on a measurement configuration,
wherein the measurement configuration includes first information including a wireless local area network (WLAN) access point (AP) identifier (ID) list,
wherein the measurement configuration includes second information related to the measurement report,
wherein the measurement report includes an identifier of a first WLAN AP which is detected by the UE and is not listed in the WLAN AP ID list and an identifier of a second WLAN AP which is listed in the WLAN AP ID list, based on the second information representing that the measurement report related to the first WLAN AP is allowed; and
wherein the measurement report includes the identifier of a second WLAN AP which is listed in the WLAN AP ID list, based on the second information representing that the measurement report related to first WLAN AP is not allowed.

US Pat. No. 11,032,729

SIMULTANEOUS WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SERVICE OVER FIFTH GENERATION NEW RADIO (5GNR) AND LONG TERM EVOLUTION (LTE)

Sprint Communications Com...

1. A method of operating a wireless communication network to simultaneously serve User Equipment (UEs) over Fifth Generation New Radio (5GNR) and Long Term Evolution (LTE), the method comprising:5GNR circuitry receiving and allocating Downlink (DL) user data into a 5GNR portion and an LTE portion, wirelessly transferring the 5GNR portion of the DL user data to the UEs over 5GNR Downlinks (DLs), and transferring the LTE portion of the DL user data to LTE circuitry;
the LTE circuitry wirelessly transferring the LTE portion of the DL user data to the UEs over LTE DLs, wirelessly receiving uplink (UL) user data over LTE Uplinks (ULs), and transferring the UL user data;
at least one of the 5GNR circuitry and the LTE circuitry measuring an UL noise metric for the wireless access node and modifying the 5GNR portion and the LTE portion based on the UL noise metric for the wireless access node wherein the at least one of the 5GNR circuitry and the LTE circuitry modifying the 5GNR portion and the LTE portion comprises a 5GNR Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) in the 5GNR circuitry modifying the 5GNR portion and the LTE portion based on the UL noise metric;
the 5GNR circuitry receiving and allocating additional DL user data into the modified 5GNR portion and the modified LTE portion, wirelessly transferring the modified 5GNR portion of the additional DL user data to the UEs over the 5GNR DLs, and transferring the modified LTE portion of the additional DL user data to the LTE circuitry; and
the LTE circuitry wirelessly transferring the modified LTE portion of the additional DL user data to the UEs over the LTE DLs.

US Pat. No. 11,032,728

CSI-RS BASED REPORTING METHOD AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. An information reporting method, comprising:receiving, by a second network device, control information sent by a first network device, wherein the control information comprises a trigger signal and a channel state information type, and wherein the trigger signal is used to trigger the second network device to report target channel state information to the first network device;
determining, by the second network device, the target channel state information based on the channel state information type from the control information; and
reporting, by the second network device, the target channel state information to the first network device based on the trigger signal and the channel state information type;
wherein the channel state information type comprises a first type and a second type, the first type is the channel state information type corresponding to an open-loop transmission scheme or a semi-open-loop transmission scheme, and the second type is the channel state information type corresponding to a closed-loop transmission scheme.

US Pat. No. 11,032,727

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

NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY, E...

14. An apparatus, comprising:at least one processor; and
at least one memory including computer program code,
wherein the at least one memory and the computer program code are configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus at least to perform:
receiving a reference signal within a window; and
performing measurements, provide measurement reports, or both perform measurements and provide 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 maximum suppression ratio having a predetermined occurrence set.

US Pat. No. 11,032,726

OPTIMIZATION SYSTEM FOR DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM

Andrew Wireless Systems G...

1. A mobile testing system for optimizing wireless coverage in a distributed antenna system, the mobile testing system comprising:a measurement receiver configured to determine a plurality of signal levels for a plurality of signals received by the measurement receiver after being wirelessly communicated from the distributed antenna system; and
processing circuitry communicatively coupled to the measurement receiver and configured to:
identify a subset of signals from the plurality of signals by decoding a respective identifier encoded in each of the subset of signals, wherein the respective identifier identifies that the subset of signals is targeted to at least one coverage zone in which the mobile testing system is located,
obtain, from the measurement receiver, a subset of signal levels from the plurality of signal levels, wherein the subset of signal levels corresponds to the subset of signals,
generate coverage contour data describing signal coverage throughout the at least one coverage zone, wherein the coverage contour data is generated based on the subset of signal levels,
determine at least one modification to at least one remote unit of the distributed antenna system based on the coverage contour data,
generate control information specifying the at least one modification, wherein the control information comprises at least one control signal, and
modify at least one of an antenna orientation and a beamforming pattern of the at least one remote unit by causing the at least one control signal to be transmitted to the at least one remote unit.

US Pat. No. 11,032,725

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TESTING DATA PACKET SIGNAL TRANSCEIVERS WITH A TESTER USING EXTERNALLY INITIATED AND SELF-TERMINATING TEST CONTROL SEQUENCES

LITEPOINT CORPORATION, S...

1. A system for testing a radio frequency (RF) data packet transceiver device under test (DUT), comprising:a plurality of control signal ports;
a controller coupled to said plurality of control signal ports and operative to initiate respective ones of a plurality of test control sequences, wherein
each of said plurality of test control sequences includes a respective beginning operation and a respective ending operation,
each beginning operation is initiated by an input signal received via a first port of said plurality of control signal ports from an external device,
each ending operation initiates an output signal provided for said external device via a second port of said plurality of control signal ports, and
said controller executes a beginning operation of one of said plurality of test control sequences following said input signal received via said first port after an ending operation of a preceding one of said plurality of test control sequences;
a RF data packet transmitter coupled to said controller and responsive to one or more portions of said plurality of test control sequences by transmitting one or more RF data packet signals for reception by a DUT; and
a RF data packet receiver coupled to said controller and responsive to one or more portions of said plurality of test control sequences by receiving one or more RF data packet signals provided by said DUT.

US Pat. No. 11,032,724

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING SIGNAL PATH CALIBRATION

1. A system for optimizing signal path calibration comprising:at least one transmitting module,
at least one measuring unit, connected to the transmitting module via a signal path, and
a processing unit,
wherein the measuring unit is adapted to perform power measurement on the signal path,
wherein the processing unit is adapted to configure the measuring unit with respect to a predefined measurement accuracy and a predefined test time duration, and
wherein the processing unit is adapted to calculate a measurement accuracy for the measuring unit based on the predefined test time duration.

US Pat. No. 11,032,723

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INCREASING NETWORK EFFICIENCY USING DYNAMIC REPEAT REQUESTS ADJUSTMENT

Verizon Patent and Licens...

1. A method performed by a computer device, the method comprising:selecting a communication session between a wireless communication device and another wireless communication device;
determining a service requirement for the selected communication session;
measuring an end-to-end latency for the selected communication session, wherein the end-to-end latency corresponds to a time for a signal to travel from the wireless communication device to the other wireless communication device via a base station, and wherein the end-to-end latency includes an air interface delay between the wireless communication device and the base station;
computing a repeat requests adjustment value based on a maximum number of repeat requests transmissions, the determined service requirement, and the measured end-to-end latency, wherein the repeat requests adjustment value is computed to ensure that increasing the maximum number of repeat requests transmissions would satisfy a latency requirement specified by the service requirement; and
sending an instruction to the base station associated with the communication session to adjust the maximum number of repeat requests transmissions based on the computed repeat requests adjustment value, in response to computing the repeat requests adjustment value.

US Pat. No. 11,032,722

SCHEDULING METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SPATIAL REUSE

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMU...

1. A method for spatial reuse performed by a control station, the method comprising:requesting a second terminal pair in a network to perform channel measurement of a first channel;
receiving channel measurement information from the second terminal pair, the channel measurement information including status information on a channel status of the first channel during a first time period in which a communication between a first terminal pair in the network using the first channel is performed;
determining a channel index based on a combination of a first channel status value indicated by first status information of the received channel measurement information from a first terminal of the second terminal pair and a second channel status value indicated by second status information of the received channel measurement information from a second terminal of the second terminal pair; and
scheduling a second service period for communication between the second terminal pair using the first channel based on the determined channel index, the second service period overlapping at least part of a first service period for communication between the first terminal pair using the first channel,
wherein if inter-terminal interference is measured between the second terminal pair and only one of the first terminal pair based on the channel measurement, the second service period is scheduled while a transmission of the only one of the first terminal pair related to the inter-terminal interference is restricted,
wherein the status information on the channel status of the first channel indicates a channel status value of the first channel as one of:
a decode status representing that a measuring terminal in the second terminal pair receives communication data between the first terminal pair through the first channel with no errors,
an idle status representing that the first channel is idle,
a busy status representing that, while the first channel is busy, it is not clear whether the data between the first terminal pair is received with no errors, and
an unknown status representing that, while the first channel is busy, it is not clear whether a transmission terminal in the first terminal pair is using the first channel or a reception terminal in the first terminal pair is using the first channel.

US Pat. No. 11,032,721

MINIMIZATION OF DRIVE TESTS IN BEAMFORMED WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

1. A method comprising:receiving, by a processing system of a cellular network including at least one processor, from a mobile endpoint device, a measurement of at least one performance indicator, a location, and spatial orientation information, wherein the measurement of the at least one performance indicator is based upon at least one wireless signal from a base station of the cellular network, wherein the at least one wireless signal comprises a beamformed wireless signal that is transmitted via a first type of radio access architecture, wherein the at least one performance indicator comprises a radio link interruption event, and wherein the measurement of the at least one performance indicator is received by the processing system of the cellular network via a second type of radio access architecture that is different from the first type of radio access architecture, wherein the second type of radio access architecture utilizes non-beamformed wireless signals, wherein the second type of radio access architecture provides a greater communication range than the first type of radio access architecture; and
adjusting, by the processing system, an activation status of a baseband unit from a baseband unit pool comprising a plurality of baseband units of the cellular network in response to the measurement of the at least one performance indicator, the location, and the spatial orientation information.

US Pat. No. 11,032,720

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND METHOD USED IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS, AND COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. An electronic apparatus for wireless communications, comprising:processing circuitry, configured to:
determine a dividing scheme of virtual cells in a predetermined region in a dynamical manner, determining the dividing scheme of the virtual cells comprising dividing multiple access points (APs) in the predetermined region into one or more virtual cells and specifying an AP in each virtual cell as a master AP; and
generate a message indicating the dividing scheme of the virtual cells to inform the specified master APs, wherein
the processing circuitry is configured to determine the dividing scheme of the virtual cells based on one or more of the following: backhaul capacity of the master APs of the virtual cells, and handover overhead due to handover of user equipment among virtual cells; and perform the determining of the dividing scheme of the virtual cells and the generating of the message in response to one or more of the following: the handover overhead of one or more current virtual cells exceeding a predetermined overhead threshold: backhaul requirement of one or more current virtual cells exceeding a backhaul capacity threshold of the respective virtual cell; and a predetermined period of time elapses.

US Pat. No. 11,032,719

BEAM CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT SERVICE

Verizon Patent and Licens...

1. A method comprising:obtaining, by a network device, end device capability information pertaining to an end device;
calculating, by the network device, network configuration information based on the end device capability information;
analyzing, by the network device the network configuration information, for configuration redundancies across carriers that include at least one primary cell and at least one secondary cell, wherein the analyzing includes:
determining, by the network device, that there is beam configuration information pertaining to one or more of the at least one secondary cell that is different from first beam configuration information pertaining to the at least one primary cell;
generating, by the network device based on the analyzing, a control plane message that includes the first beam configuration information, second beam configuration information indicating to use the first beam configuration information by the least one secondary cell, and third beam configuration information indicating difference beam configuration information; and
transmitting, by the network device, the control plane message to the end device.

US Pat. No. 11,032,718

OPTIMIZING MILLIMETER WAVE BEAM SEARCHING

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications by a wireless device, comprising:determining that one or more of a number of antenna arrays of the wireless device are occluded based on input, wherein one or more first beams are associated with the one or more of the number of antenna arrays that are determined to be occluded, and wherein one or more second beams are not associated with the one or more of the number of antenna arrays that are determined to be occluded; and
performing a beam search to maintain or establish a communication link with one or more other wireless devices, wherein the one or more first beams are de-prioritized during the beam search based on the one or more first beams being associated with the one or more of the number of antenna arrays that are determined to be occluded, wherein the one or more second beams are prioritized during the beam search based on the one or more second beams not being associated with the one or more of the number of antenna arrays that are determined to be occluded, and wherein performing the beam search comprises:
performing the beam search over the one or more second beams based on the one or more second beams being prioritized; and
when the beam search over the one or more second beams is unsuccessful, performing the beam search over the one or more first beams based on the one or more first beams being de-prioritized.

US Pat. No. 11,032,717

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPROVING COEXISTENCE PERFORMANCE BY MEASUREMENTS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

12. A method of operating a base station (BS) for a coexistence operation in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:performing a first measurement of first signals received from neighbor BSs over channels that are shared with the neighbor BSs before receipt of a spectrum access grant from a network entity;
generating, based on the first measurement of the first signals, a registration request comprising group information that includes a first measurement report and a type of measurement capabilities for the first measurement report;
transmitting, to a network entity, the registration request comprising the group information that includes the first measurement report of the first signals and the type of measurement capabilities;
receiving, from the network entity, the spectrum access grant corresponding to the registration request;
performing a second measurement of second signals received from the neighbor BSs over the channels that are shared with the neighbor BSs; and
transmitting, to the network entity, a second measurement report comprising the second measurement of the second signals and at least one measurement report from user equipments (UEs) in a cell of the BS after receiving the spectrum access grant from the network entity.

US Pat. No. 11,032,716

SECURE COMMUNICATION FOR MACHINE TO MACHINE CONNECTIONS

BlackBerry Limited, Wate...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, at a vehicle, a connection request from an electronic device, wherein the connection request is a Bluetooth pairing request; and
in response to receiving the Bluetooth pairing request, initiating, by the vehicle, a Bluetooth pairing operation, wherein the Bluetooth pairing operation comprises:
sending, by the vehicle and to the electronic device, a first Bluetooth message that comprises a query for security posture information;
in response to the query, receiving, at the vehicle, a second Bluetooth message that comprises security posture information from the electronic device, wherein the security posture information comprises at least one of operating system update information or antivirus status information;
determining, at the vehicle, a security confidence score of the electronic device based on the security posture information of the electronic device;
determining, by the vehicle, whether to connect to the electronic device based on the security confidence score of the electronic device; and
in response to determining to connect to the electronic device based on the security posture information of the electronic device, sending, by the vehicle, a third Bluetooth message indicating a successful Bluetooth pairing.

US Pat. No. 11,032,715

SECURITY HANDLING FOR RRC RESUME FROM INACTIVE STATE

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A a host computer comprising:processing circuitry configured to provide user data; and
a communication interface configured to forward user data to a cellular network, for transmission to a user equipment (UE), the network employing a Radio Resource Control (RRC) protocol, wherein the UE in an RRC CONNECTED state receives from the network an RRC Suspend message including a security update parameter, and in response to the RRC Suspend message enters an RRC INACTIVE state and stores a first security context,
wherein the UE comprises a radio interface and UE processing circuitry, the UE processing circuitry adapted, upon attempting to transition to the RRC CONNECTED state, to:
generate a second security context using the security update parameter received in the RRC Suspend message;
send to the network an RRC Resume Request message;
determining whether the UE has received from the network an RRC Reject message in response to the RRC Resume Request message, a timer started upon sending the RRC Resume Request message has expired without the UE receiving a responsive message from the network, or the UE has performed a cell reselection prior to receiving a message from the network responsive to the RRC Resume Request message;
receiving from the network an RRC Reject message in response to the RRC Resume Request message; and
in response to determining that the UE has received the RRC Reject message in response to the RRC Resume Request message, discard the second security context and restoring the first security context,
in response to determining that the timer started upon sending the RRC Resume Request message has expired without the UE receiving a responsive message from the network, discard the second security context, or
in response to determining that the UE has performed a cell reselection prior to receiving a message from the network responsive to the RRC Resume Request message, discard the second security context.

US Pat. No. 11,032,714

COMMUNICATIONS PROTOCOL FOR AN ELECTRONIC SYSTEM

ViCentra B.V., Utrecht (...

1. A medical system comprising:a control master unit, comprising a communication node for transmitting and receiving wireless signals and a user-inaccessible memory storing a system identification code; and
a plurality of slave units, each slave unit being a delivery device having a pump for delivering therapy to a patient, each slave unit comprising a communication node for transmitting and receiving wireless signals and a user-inaccessible memory storing the system identification code;
wherein the control master unit is configured to transmit a control signal and a control message, the control signal comprising the system identification code and being configured to initiate pairing and establish a communications link between the control master unit and the respective slave unit; and
wherein each of the slave units is configured to receive the control signal, and pair and establish the communications link with the control master unit only in the event that the system identification code in the control signal matches the system identification code stored in the memory of the respective slave unit, and wherein each of slave units controls operation of the pump upon receiving the control message from the control master unit.

US Pat. No. 11,032,713

METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR PROVIDING COMMUNICATION SERVICE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method providing a communication service, by a security module included in a terminal, the method comprising:receiving a command indicating a secure area of the security module, from a local profile assistant (LPA) module included in the terminal, through a logical channel between the LPA module and the security module;
generating a secure channel between the security module and the LPA module, based on pre-determined secure channel forming information; and
receiving profile data for providing the communication service, from the LPA module through the generated secure channel.

US Pat. No. 11,032,712

METHOD AND COMPUTING DEVICE FOR CARRYING OUT DATA INTEGRITY PROTECTION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...

1. A method for carrying out data integrity protection on a communication network, the method comprising:receiving, at a first node, a maximum data rate corresponding to a wireless communication device, the maximum data rate indicating a data rate up to which the wireless communication device supports integrity protection;
making a determination, based on the received maximum data rate, whether to enable data integrity protection for a user plane data session involving the wireless communication device;
compiling a security policy for the user plane data session based on the determination; and
transmitting the security policy to a second network node.

US Pat. No. 11,032,711

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SECURITY ANALYSIS OF APPLICATIONS ON USER MOBILE DEVICES WHILE MAINTAINING USER APPLICATION PRIVACY

Proofpoint, Inc., Sunnyv...

1. A method, comprising:generating, for an application residing on a mobile device, at least one cryptographic representation of a company identifier and at least one type of application information, wherein the at least one type of application information comprises an application name, the at least one cryptographic representation being a composite hash of both the application name and the company identifier;
transmitting the at least one cryptographic representation for determination of whether the application is permitted for a company identified by the company identifier; and
receiving the determination indicating whether the application is permitted for the company.

US Pat. No. 11,032,710

SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF SUPPORTING DEVICE TRIGGERED RE-AUTHENTICATION OF SLICE-SPECIFIC SECONDARY AUTHENTICATION AND AUTHORIZATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method comprising:by an access and mobility management function (AMF):
generating allowed network slice selection assistance information identifying one or more network slices that were authorized by at least one of a service provider, which is associated with the AMF, or an external provider;
generating pending network slice selection assistance information identifying one or more network slices for which a slice-specific secondary authentication procedure is pending;
generating rejected network slice selection assistance information identifying one or more network slices that have not been authorized; and
sending to a user equipment device the allowed network slice selection assistance information, the pending network slice selection assistance information, and the rejected network slice selection assistance information.

US Pat. No. 11,032,709

HOST A CONFERENCE CALL

Hewlett-Packard Developme...

1. A system comprising:a first device to:
establish a wireless network connection with a second device;
establish a conferencing platform session with a conferencing platform via a connection to the conferencing platform; and
provide the conferencing platform session to the second device via the wireless network connection with the second device.

US Pat. No. 11,032,708

SECURING PUBLIC WLAN HOTSPOT NETWORK ACCESS

International Business Ma...

1. A computer implemented method for securing public hotspot communications comprising:specifying, by one or more computer processors, a service set identifier (SSID) network security setting;
creating by one or more computer processors, a public-private key pair;
deriving, by one or more computer processors, an SSID name using the public-private key pair;
configuring, by the one or more computer processors, an SSID network;
establishing, by the one or more computer processors, a connection with a client;
receiving, by one or more computer processors, a request from a public unsecured network access point after the client has travelled beyond a range of the SSID network;
responsive to receiving the request from the public unsecured network access point after the client has travelled beyond the range of the SSID network, sending, by one or more computer processors, an authentication message to the public unsecured access point, wherein the authentication message comprises the SSID, the public key and a digital signature derived from a hash of a combination of the SSID and the pubic key;
responsive to sending the authentication message to the public unsecured access point, receiving, by one or more computer processors, SSID configuration information from the client through the public unsecured network access point, wherein the SSID configuration information comprises the SSID network security setting;
associating, by one or more computer processors, the SSID network and the public unsecured network access point; and
receiving, by one or more computer processors, data from the client through the public unsecured network access point.

US Pat. No. 11,032,707

SERVICE AUTHORIZATION AND CREDENTIAL PROVISIONING FOR V2X COMMUNICATIONS

Intel IP Corporation, Sa...

1. An apparatus of a user equipment (UE) configured to communicate with a vehicle-to-everything (V2X) control function (V2X CF) and a V2X Key Management Function (V2X KMF), the UE comprising:memory; and
processing circuitry, configured to:
select a broadcast service from a plurality of available broadcast services; encode a key request message for transmission to the V2X KMF, the key request message comprising a service identification (ID) of the selected broadcast service and identification of V2X security techniques supported by the UE for security credential provisioning associated with a V2X communication directly between the UE and a second UE;
decode a key response message received from the V2X KMF in response to the key request message, the key response message identifying a V2X security technique of the UE-supported V2X security techniques identified by the request message;
execute the identified V2X security technique to decode security credentials provisioned by the V2X KMF for the V2X communication with the second UE; and
encode data for transmission to the second UE during the selected broadcast service, the encoding based on the provisioned security credentials.

US Pat. No. 11,032,706

UNIFIED AUTHENTICATION FOR INTEGRATED SMALL CELL AND WI-FI NETWORKS

Convida Wireless, LLC, W...

1. An apparatus comprising a processor and a memory, the apparatus further including computer-executable instructions stored in the memory of the apparatus which, when executed by the processor of the apparatus, cause the apparatus to:connect to a network through a first access point that uses a first radio access technology, wherein upon a connection to the network through the first access point, the apparatus does a full authentication; and
thereafter, switch to a connection to the network through a second access point that uses a second radio access technology, wherein upon a connection to the network through the second access point, the apparatus does a fast authentication, wherein the fast authentication does not do at least one authentication step done in the full authentication, wherein in both the fast authentication and the full authentication the apparatus interacts with a Mobility Management Entity (MME) rather than a Home Subscriber Server (HSS),
wherein one of the first and second access points is a WiFi access point and another of the first and second access points is a cellular access point.

US Pat. No. 11,032,705

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTHENTICATING USER BASED ON PATH LOCATION

Carrier Corporation, Pal...

1. A passive authenticating system, comprising:a multiple of locks, each of which includes a wireless transmitter; and
a mobile device in communication with at least one of the multiple of locks, the mobile device including a transceiver and a processor, wherein the mobile device processor and transceiver are configured to:
receive an emission map from one of the multiple of locks;
determine a path trajectory of a user in relation to the emission map of a security region to authenticate the user based at least in part on the path trajectory of the user wherein the mobile device determines the path trajectory via identification of signals received from the multiple of locks, then permit passive access to a particular lock of the multiple of locks in response to the authentication of the user, wherein emission data from the multiple of locks generates the emission map for a secure region, the path trajectory is associated with one or more of the multiple of locks
transmit authentication information to the one of the multiple of locks;
wherein the one of the multiple of locks is configured to permit passive access to the lock as the mobile device approaches the lock.

US Pat. No. 11,032,704

TECHNIQUES FOR SUBSCRIPTION-BASED AUTHENTICATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for authentication used by a user equipment (UE), comprising:determining, by the UE, to access a discovered network for wireless communications;
determining, by the UE, that a public land mobile network (PLMN) identifier advertised by the discovered network is an access mode identifier;
determining, by the UE and based on determining that the PLMN identifier advertised by the discovered network is the access mode identifier, whether a service provider associated with the discovered network matches a service provider identifier stored in a modified universal subscriber identity module (USIM) subscription stored in the UE for authentication with discovered networks that advertise the access mode identifier as the PLMN identifier, wherein the modified USIM subscription is separate from an unmodified USIM subscription in the UE and includes the multiple service provider identifiers including at least one of a domain-based service provider identifier based on a domain name or an operator identifier-based service provider identifier based on an operator identifier;
generating, by the UE and based on determining that the service provider matches the service provider identifier, a subscriber identifier for authenticating on the discovered network, wherein the subscriber identifier is generated based at least in part on the service provider identifier associated with the modified USIM subscription for the service provider and a modified mobile subscriber identity associated with the modified USIM subscription; and
sending, by the UE, the subscriber identifier to a node of the discovered network for the authentication.

US Pat. No. 11,032,703

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DYNAMIC INSTANTIATION OF VIRTUAL SERVICE SLICES FOR AUTONOMOUS MACHINES

1. A non-stationary cellular host device, comprising:a processing system including a processor; and
a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processing system, facilitate performance of operations, comprising:
determining whether a first cellular-capable apparatus is subscribed to a service of a cellular network; and
responsive to the determining that the first cellular-capable apparatus is subscribed to the service:
instantiating a set of virtual network functions to generate a network slice;
facilitating access, by the first cellular-capable apparatus, to the service via a first cellular connection with the first cellular-capable apparatus to generate first information associated with the first cellular-capable apparatus, wherein the network slice is utilized to provide the service to the first cellular-capable apparatus; and
transferring, via the first cellular connection, the first information associated with the first cellular-capable apparatus.

US Pat. No. 11,032,702

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IDENTIFYING SECURITY KEY IN NEXT GENERATION MOBILE 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, a first message for checking one or more count values associated with one or more bearers, the first message including first information, the first information including a first identity of a first bearer, a first downlink count value associated with the first bearer and a first uplink count value associated with the first bearer; and
transmitting, to the base station, a second message as a response to the first message,
wherein in case that the first bearer is configured with a new radio (NR) packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) and in at least one case in which a most significant bits of a second downlink count value of the terminal associated with the first bearer is different from a most significant bits of the first downlink count value associated with the first bearer or a most significant bits of a second uplink count value of the terminal associated with the first bearer is different from a most significant bits of the first uplink count value associated with the first bearer, second information is included in the second message, the second information including the first identity of the first bearer, the second downlink count value of the terminal associated with the first bearer, and the second uplink count value of the terminal associated with the first bearer, the second downlink count value of the terminal associated with the first bearer being set to a value of TX_NEXT?1 and the second uplink count value of the terminal associated with the first bearer being set to a value of RX_NEXT?1,
wherein in case that the first bearer is configured with a long term evolution (LTE) PDCP and in at least one case in which a most significant bits of a third downlink count value of the terminal associated with the first bearer is different from the most significant bits of the first downlink count value associated with the first bearer or a most significant bits of a third uplink count value of the terminal associated with the first bearer is different from the most significant bits of the first uplink count value associated with the first bearer, third information is included in the second message, the third information including the first identity of the first bearer, the third downlink count value of the terminal associated with the first bearer, and the third uplink count value of the terminal associated with the first bearer, and
wherein the TX_NEXT is a count value of a next PDCP service data unit (SDU) to be transmitted and the RX_NEXT is a count value of a next PDCP SDU expected to be received.

US Pat. No. 11,032,701

MULTI-RAT ACCESS STRATUM SECURITY

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method, implemented by a base station, of supporting security context setup in a wireless communication network, wherein a wireless communication device in the wireless communication network is capable of communicating using a first Radio Access Technology (RAT) and a second RAT different from the first RAT, the method comprising:obtaining, by the base station, key material for the first and second RATs; and
initiating, by the base station and based on the key material, Access Stratum (AS) security context setup for the first RAT and the second RAT in a single signaling procedure.

US Pat. No. 11,032,700

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONNECTED VEHICLE CONTROL

Hyundai Motor Company, S...

1. A system for connected vehicle control, comprising:a communicator configured to:
connect, through a wireless communication, with a user application of a user terminal within a predetermined sensing distance; and
perform a first authentication and a second authentication, wherein the user application is configured to register vehicle information and to provide a remote control function to remotely control a vehicle with the registered vehicle information;
a vehicle speaker;
a body controller configured to control the vehicle based on a remote control signal transmitted by the user application;
a start button formed inside the vehicle and configured to generate a start-on signal by pushing the start button; and
a controller configured to control a start of the vehicle;
wherein the vehicle information comprises at least one of a Vehicle Identification Number(VIN), a first authentication key or a second authentication key,
wherein the remote control signal is received from the user terminal when the remote control function is activated by the first authentication,
wherein the communicator is configured to:
generate an encrypted sound signal to perform the second authentication;
output the encrypted sound signal through the vehicle speaker; and
receive a response signal from the user terminal in response to the encrypted sound signal,
wherein, when the start-on signal is input, the controller is configured to start the vehicle only when the second authentication is successful,
wherein the communication controller is configured to:
set an output level of the encrypted sound signal output by the vehicle speaker to be a second predetermined sound level when vehicle doors and vehicle windows are all closed; and
set the output level of the encrypted sound signal output by the vehicle speaker to be a third predetermined sound level when the vehicle doors and the vehicle windows are not all closed, and
wherein the third predetermined sound level is set to a value less than the second predetermined sound level.

US Pat. No. 11,032,699

PRIVACY PROTECTION CAPABILITIES

NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY, E...

1. An apparatus associated with a subscription device, the apparatus comprising at least one processor, and at least one memory including computer program code, and the at least one processor, with the at least one memory and the computer program code, being arranged to cause the apparatus to at least:receive a capability indication indicating that a visited network is capable of applying one or more privacy protections;
check if the subscription device is capable of applying at least one of the one or more privacy protections;
in an instance the subscription device is capable of applying at least one of the one or more privacy protections, select one of the one or more privacy protections which the subscription device is capable of applying as the applied privacy protection;
instruct the subscription device to indicate the applied privacy protection to the visited network; and
instruct the subscription device to provide a protected subscription identifier to the visited network, wherein the protected subscription identifier is based on a permanent subscription identifier protected according to the applied privacy protection.

US Pat. No. 11,032,698

GESTURE BASED SMART DOWNLOAD

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A computer-implemented method comprising:detecting a user gesture at a sender device, the user gesture indicating a direction relative to the sender device, the direction wider than a straight line by a user adjustable number of degrees;
locating one or more candidate receiver devices in the direction relative to the sender device and in a line-of-sight of the sender device;
identifying data to be transferred by the sender device and a program for executing an action on the data, wherein the data is in a first data format;
determining whether any of the one or more candidate receiver devices are configured to accept the data and to execute the program, the determining comprising requesting, via a network, an external device to verify whether each of the one or more candidate receiver devices are configured to accept the data and to execute the program, and receiving results of the verifying from the external device;
transferring the data to a selected one of the one or more candidate receiver devices based on determining that the selected candidate receiver device is configured to accept the data and to execute the program;
based on determining that none of the one or more candidate receiver devices are configured to accept the data and to execute the program, indicating to the user that no line-of-sight devices are available to accept the data and to execute the program;
based on determining that at least one of the candidate receiver devices is configured to accept the data and not configured to execute the program, presenting the user with an identifier of the at least one candidate receiver device configured to accept the data and not configured to execute the program;
receiving a request from the user to transfer the data to the at least one candidate receiver device configured to accept the data and not configured to execute the program, wherein the at least one candidate receiver device is configured to execute a second program different than the program, the second program for executing a second action different than the action on the data, wherein the second action is performed on the data without changing a format of the data to a format different than the first data format and the second action is performed on the data subsequent to the data being stored on the at least one candidate receiver device; and
based on receiving the request, transferring the data in the first data format to the at least one candidate receiver device configured to accept the data and not configured to execute the program.

US Pat. No. 11,032,697

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVISIONING OF MULTIPLE DEVICES WITH MOBILE SUBSCRIBER IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION

1. A non-transitory machine-readable storage medium, comprising executable instructions that, when executed by a processing system of a communication device, facilitate performance of operations, comprising:accessing a universal integrated circuit card of the communication device to determine a first international mobile subscriber identity that was provisioned to the universal integrated circuit card, wherein the first international mobile subscriber identity is a limited service international mobile subscriber identity that enables communication with a server operated by a service provider and does not enable subscriber services at the communication device, and wherein the first international mobile subscriber identity was provisioned to a group of universal integrated circuit cards that includes the universal integrated circuit card being utilized by the communication device;
transmitting a first registration request including the first international mobile subscriber identity directed to a registration function, wherein the first registration request is intercepted by the server;
providing a device authentication response responsive to an authentication request to the server to enable the server to identify the communication device based on a match between the device authentication response and one of a group of network authentication responses obtained by the server, wherein the group of network authentication responses are each generated according to the first international mobile subscriber identity and a group of different secret keys; and
receiving a second international mobile subscriber identity from the server that can provide the subscriber services to the communication device.

US Pat. No. 11,032,696

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR VIRTUAL GLOBAL TITLE TRANSLATION SERVICE

Syniverse Technologies, L...

1. A method for transmitting signaling traffic in a mobile communications network, the method comprising:providing a plurality of destination hubs;
providing a plurality of destination network operators, wherein each of the plurality of destination network operators are configured to receive signaling traffic from one of the plurality of destination hubs;
providing a plurality of originating network operators;
assigning a destination hub-specific point code for each of the plurality of destination hubs in a Virtual Global Title Translation (VGTT) Service of a Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP) Gateway of a mobile communications network, wherein the VGTT Service of the SCCP Gateway includes a predefined set of rules for each of the plurality of destination hubs based upon one or more requirements of the destination hub and wherein the predefined set of rules are selected from the group consisting of: prefixing Global Title (GT) Addresses with destination hub-specific GT digits, altering a GT Address specific to the destination hub, changing a Translation Type, changing a Numbering Plan (NP), changing an Encoding Scheme (ES), changing a Nature of Address (NOA), applying GT treatment per GSM Mobile Application Part Map (MAP) and CAMEL Application Part (CAP) Operation code and an Application Context, applying NP treatment per GSM Mobile Application Part Map (MAP) and CAMEL Application Part (CAP) Operation code and an Application Context, applying ES treatment per GSM Mobile Application Part Map (MAP) and CAMEL Application Part (CAP) Operation code and an Application Context, applying NOA treatment per GSM Mobile Application Part (MAP) and CAMEL Application Part (CAP) Operation Code and an Application Context, modifying SCCP parameters and modifying Transaction Capabilities Application Part (TCAP) parameters;
transmitting signaling traffic from one of the plurality of originating network operators, wherein the signaling traffic includes a called party (CDPA) Global Title identifying a destination network operator of the plurality of destination network operators that the originating network operator wants to roam with, and wherein the signaling traffic further includes a destination point code, wherein the destination point code identifies the destination hub that the destination network operator is configured to receive signaling traffic from and the destination point code does not identify the SCCP Gateway, and wherein the originating network operator does not apply the predetermined set of rules for the destination hub based upon one or more requirements of the destination hub prior to transmitting the signaling traffic;
receiving the signaling traffic at a destination hub-specific point code of the SCCP Gateway that is assigned to the destination hub for the destination network operator that the originating network operator wants to roam with and that is configured to receive signaling traffic from, wherein the signaling traffic includes the destination point code that identifies the destination hub that the destination network operator is configured to receive signaling traffic from and the destination point code does not identify the SCCP Gateway, wherein the originating network operator utilizes a first Signaling System 7 (SS7) protocol and the destination hub utilizes a second SS7 protocol and wherein the first SS7 protocol is an International Telecommunications Union (ITU) SS7 protocol and the second SS7 protocol is an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) SS7 protocol;
applying, by the VGTT Service of the SCCP Gateway, the predefined set of rules to the received signaling traffic based upon one or more requirements of the destination hub;
performing, by the SCCP Gateway, protocol conversion between the ITU protocol and the ANSI protocol; and
routing, by the SCCP Gateway, the signaling traffic between the originating network operator and the destination hub using the ANSI protocol and between the destination hub and the originating network operator using the ITU protocol.

US Pat. No. 11,032,695

METHODS AND ARRANGEMENTS FOR TRANSFERRING MANAGEMENT OF WIRELESS DEVICES BETWEEN CORE NETWORK NODES OF A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method, performed in a first core network node, for transferring management of a group of wireless devices from being managed by the first core network node, to instead be managed by a second core network node, the method comprising:obtaining information indicating management of the group of wireless devices is to be transferred to the second core network node, wherein the information comprises a first group identifier identifying the group of wireless devices;
transferring context data from the first core network node to the second core network node, wherein the context data relates to the group of wireless devices for use in managing the group of wireless devices;
while transferring the context data from the first core network node to the second core network node, determining a first management action of the first core network node concerning the group of wireless devices will not alter the context data;
transferring the first management action that will not alter the context data to the second core network node while transferring the context data;
while transferring the context data from the first core network node to the second core network node, determining a second management action of the first core network node concerning the group of wireless devices will alter a part of the context data;
delaying transfer of the part of the context data responsive to determining the second management action concerning the group of wireless devices will alter a part of the context data;
responsive to delaying the transfer of the part of the context data, performing the second management action concerning the group of wireless devices; and
transferring the part of the context data responsive to performing the second management action concerning the group of wireless devices.

US Pat. No. 11,032,694

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MOBILE NETWORK NODES IN HETEROGENEOUS NETWORKS

SWISSCOM AG

1. A method, comprising:communicating configuration data between a first network node and a second network node;
creating at least one signaling channel via one of a plurality of available network interfaces between the first network node and the second network node;
creating a data channel via a different one of the plurality of available network interfaces, for communication of data packets;
configuring each of the data channel and the at least one signaling channel based on the configuration data, wherein:
each of the plurality of available network interfaces is partially preconfigured;
the configuring comprises completing, based on the configuration data, configuration of at least one of the one of the plurality of available network interfaces and the different one of the plurality of available network interfaces; and
the configuring comprises applying different security parameters and different communications parameters, to each of the at least one signaling channel and the data channel; and
changing the data channel from one available network interface to another available network interface, based on predefined changing criteria and assessment of at least one performance related parameter of one or both of the one available network interface and the another available network interface.

US Pat. No. 11,032,693

SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR DATA COMMUNICATIONS IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

BlackBerry Limited, Wate...

1. A method of operating a mobile device comprising:receiving a first message indicating that a second message is available for retrieval from a host service; and
communicating with the host service to retrieve the second message from the host service after receiving the first message and performing an action at the mobile device.

US Pat. No. 11,032,692

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ROAMING SUBSCRIPTION WITH EMBEDDED SUBSCRIBER IDENTITY MODULE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method of a roaming subscription at a device, comprising:receiving a roaming subscription request comprising a roaming location of a user;
transmitting, to a first server, home mobile network operator (MNO) information comprising at least one of a mobile country code (MCC) or a mobile network code (MNC);
retrieving home MNO data comprising an address of the home MNO from the first server based on the home MNO information;
requesting, to a home MNO, an authentication credential for a roaming MNO based on the home MNO data;
transmitting the authentication credential to the roaming MNO;
receiving, from the home MNO, a link to the roaming MNO; and
establishing a connection to the roaming MNO based on the link to the roaming MNO to initiate a network service at the roaming location.

US Pat. No. 11,032,691

OPERATION OF DEVICE AND APPLICATION DISCOVERY FOR A MANAGED NETWORK

ServiceNow, Inc., Santa ...

1. A system comprising:a processor; and
a memory, wherein the memory includes instructions, that when executed by the processor, cause the processor to:
transmit a graphical user interface (GUI) for display on a client device, wherein the GUI is configured to provide one or more user-configurable options for defining a discovery process associated with a managed network;
receive one or more user inputs from the client device that correspond to the one or more user-configurable options for defining the discovery process;
receive information associated with a plurality of configuration items in the managed network while the discovery process is executed against the managed network; and
transmit the received information associated with the plurality of configuration items to the client device, wherein the GUI is configured to dynamically update to include one or more discovered configuration items, one or more errors associated with execution of the discovery process, and one or more unidentified network addresses based on the received information.

US Pat. No. 11,032,690

DISASTER EVENT MANAGEMENT

1. A system, comprising:a processor; and
a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processor, facilitate performance of operations, comprising:
determining that an event, which satisfies a criterion related to an alert, has occurred;
determining that a first user equipment associated with a first user account is at a first location associated with the event;
in response to receiving first status update feedback from the first user equipment, updating a status of the first user account, the status of the first user account relating to a personal identity associated with the first user account;
determining that second status update feedback was not received from a second user equipment associated with a second location of the event;
in response to the determining that the second status update feedback was not received from the second user equipment, transmitting the second location of the second user equipment to a monitoring device; and
based on the second location and a job hierarchy associated with a second user of the second user equipment, generating response data representative of a response protocol for an emergency responder to implement.

US Pat. No. 11,032,689

METHOD, APPARATUS AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM FOR AIDING EMERGENCY RESPONSE

Bryx, Inc., Rochester, N...

1. An apparatus comprising at least one processor and a memory storing computer program instructions executable by the at least one processor, wherein the memory and the computer program instructions and the processor are configured to cause the apparatus to at least:receive emergency information corresponding to an individual from an emergency services dispatcher;
receive a first data, the first data related to medical information of an individual;
receive a plurality of second data, the plurality of second data from a plurality of devices with medical information of the individual;
determine (i) a profile based on the first data, the emergency information, and the plurality of second data, and (ii) which subset of a plurality of user equipments require the profile, and
transmit the profile to the subset of the plurality of user equipments, wherein the plurality of user equipments are all user equipments of a trauma center personnel, and wherein the subset of the plurality of user equipments are user equipments of trauma center personnel able to respond to the determined profile.

US Pat. No. 11,032,688

IMS EMERGENCY CALLS FOR ROAMING UES

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method of operating a proxy call session control function (“P-CSCF”) of a visited public land mobile network (“PLMN”) of handling an unauthenticated emergency call originating from a user equipment (“UE”) that is roaming and not attached to the P-CSCF, the method comprising:receiving a session initiation protocol (“SIP”) INVITE request from the UE, the SIP INVITE request relating to the unauthenticated emergency call;
determining an internet protocol (“IP”) address of the UE from the SIP INVITE request;
sending an identity query to a policy and charging rules function (“PCRF”) indicating the IP address of the UE and requesting other identifiers of the UE;
receiving one or more other identifiers of the UE from the PCRF, the one or more other identifiers including at least one of an international mobile subscriber identity (“IMSI”) or a mobile subscriber integrated services digital network number (“MSISDN”);
responsive to the IMSI being the only identifier received:
constructing a SIP uniform resource identifier (“URI”) for the UE, wherein constructing the SIP URI comprises constructing a temporary IP multimedia public identity (“IMPU”) based on the IMSI;
inserting the SIP URI into the SIP INVITE request; and
sending the SIP INVITE request towards a public safety answering point (“PSAP”); and
responsive to the MSISDN and the IMSI being the identifiers received:
extracting mobile network code (“MNC”) and mobile country code (“MCC”) codes from the IMSI; and
constructing a SIP URI from the MSISDN and the MNC and MCC codes.

US Pat. No. 11,032,687

MULTIPLE APPLICATION MODULE OR UNIT

Corning Optical Communica...

1. A client device for use in a wireless distribution system (WDS), comprising:a computing device configured to serve as a client device to a wireless distribution system (WDS), the computing device comprising:
a memory;
a multiple (multi) applications processor configured for communication with the memory, the multi applications processor being configured to execute one or more applications; and
a wireless service processor configured for communication with the multi applications processor, the wireless service processor configured to communicate via a corresponding wireless service with the WDS;
the multi applications processor being further configured to execute an instance of a data service, the data service configured to establish a connection with the WDS for a specified application process utilizing the wireless service to provide at least one datum on the WDS.

US Pat. No. 11,032,686

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR WAKEUP TRIGGER BY OUT-OF-BAND COMMUNICATION

BlackBerry Limited, Wate...

10. An access point comprising:a processor; and
a communications subsystem,
wherein the access point is configured to:
transmit a message, the message providing an indication that the access point supports out-of-band signaling; associate the access point with at least one wireless station over a first radio technology, the associating comprising receiving an indication that the at least one wireless station supports out-of-band signaling over the first radio technology;
establish a connection with the at least one wireless station to the access point using a second radio technology;
receive an indication that the at least one wireless station is entering a sleep state for a radio using the first radio technology;
receive data for the at least one wireless station;
buffer the data;
send a wakeup trigger over the connection using the second radio technology;
receive a signal over the first radio technology that the at least one wireless station is awake; and
send the buffered data to the at least one wireless station using the first radio technology;
wherein the first radio technology and the second radio technology are distinct from each other.

US Pat. No. 11,032,685

SERVICE LAYER MOBILITY MANAGEMENT OF APPLICATIONS

Convida Wireless, LLC, W...

1. A first apparatus comprising a processor, a memory, and computer-executable instructions stored in the memory which, when executed by the processor, cause the first apparatus to:provide, on a communication network, a first service layer instance;
receive, from a second service layer instance residing on a second apparatus in the communications network, a notification message comprising an indication that an Application Entity (AE) has undergone a mobility event and registered to a third service layer instance, the third service layer instance residing on a third apparatus in the communication network, wherein the AE is registered to the first service layer instance;
suspend or delete, in response to the notification message, the registration of the AE to the first service layer instance; and
transfer, in response to the notification message, a service layer context from the first service layer instance to the third service layer instance, the service layer context pertaining to the AE.

US Pat. No. 11,032,684

AUTONOMOUS SHARING OF DATA BETWEEN GEOGRAPHICALLY PROXIMATE NODES

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A messaging node communicatively coupled to a first network and a second network, the messaging node comprising:a processor; and
memory, including instructions which, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to:
determine an event occurrence, the event occurrence associated with a first recipient node connected to the messaging node via the first network;
transmit, via the first network, a first message to the first recipient node, wherein the first message includes: data representative of the event occurrence, and an identifier associated with a first recipient node, and wherein the first message further includes data indicative of a hop count and data indicative of a maximum hop count;
compare the data indicative of the hop count included in the first message with the data indicative of the maximum hop count included in the first message;
confirm the event occurrence in the data representative of the event occurrence;
classify an event occurrence type based on the data representative of the event occurrence;
determine a priority associated with the event occurrence type;
generate a second message, the second message including at least one of: the data representative of the event occurrence, the classified occurrence type, or the determined priority associated with the event occurrence type;
determine a message class for the second message based on at least one of: the classified occurrence type or the determined priority associated with the event occurrence type; and
selectively transmit the generated second message, via the second network to a second recipient node based on the determined message class, wherein the second message is transmitted to at least the second recipient node only when the hop count included in the first message is less than the maximum hop count included in the first message, and wherein the second message is not transmitted to a third recipient node based on the determined message class.

US Pat. No. 11,032,683

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PUBLISHING CLOUD RESOURCE

Baidu Online Network Tech...

1. A method for publishing a cloud resource, comprising:receiving, by a first application (APP), a usage request for a cloud resource stored in a second APP;
calling, according to the usage request, an APP service page containing the cloud resource, for a user to select a to-be-used cloud resource in the APP service page containing the cloud resource;
receiving address information of the to-be-used cloud resource sent by the APP service page; and
publishing the to-be-used cloud resource according to the address information of the to-be-used cloud resource;
wherein the publishing the to-be-used cloud resource according to the address information of the to-be-used cloud resource comprises: determining, by the first APP, an address of the to-be-used cloud resource according to the address information of the to-be-used cloud resource; downloading, by the first APP, the to-be-used cloud resource from the address to a terminal device, and uploading, by the first APP, the to-be-used cloud resource to a resource server of the first APP; and acquiring, by the first APP, the to-be-used cloud resource from the resource server of the first APP, and publishing the to-be-used cloud resource; or
wherein the publishing the to-be-used cloud resource according to the address information of the to-be-used cloud resource comprises: determining, by the first APP, an address of the to-be-used cloud resource according to the address information of the to-be-used cloud resource; sending, by the first APP, the address of the to-be-used cloud resource to a server of the first APP, causing the server of the first APP to download the to-be-used cloud resource from the address and store the to-be-used cloud resource on a resource server of the first APP; and acquiring, by the first APP, the to-be-used cloud resource from the resource server of the first APP, and publishing the to-be-used cloud resource; or
wherein the publishing the to-be-used cloud resource according to the address information of the to-be-used cloud resource comprises: determining, by the first APP, an address of the to-be-used cloud resource according to the address information of the to-be-used cloud resource; sending, by the first APP, the address to a server of the first APP for storage; and downloading, by the first APP, the to-be-used cloud resource from the address stored in the server of the first APP, and publishing the to-be-used cloud resource.

US Pat. No. 11,032,682

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMMUNICATION BETWEEN VEHICLES AND APPARATUS FOR USING THE SAME

1. An inter-vehicle communication method comprising:receiving, by a reception node, at least one vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) message from at least one transmission node; and
transmitting, by the reception node, a relay V2V message on the basis of the at least one V2V message,
wherein the at least one V2V message includes information about adjacent vehicles discovered by the at least one transmission node;
the at least one V2V message is one of a V2V message (Type 1) and a V2V message (Type 2),
the V2V message (Type 1) includes identification information about all the discovered adjacent vehicles, and
the V2V message (Type 2) includes identification information about any adjacent vehicles that have newly entered a target range of the at least one vehicle subsequent to and with respect to the V2V message (Type 1), and the V2V message (Type 2) includes identification information about any adjacent vehicles that have left the target range of the at least one vehicle subsequent to and with respect to the V2V message (Type 1).

US Pat. No. 11,032,681

DEVICE, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR VEHICLE COMMUNICATION

DENSO CORPORATION, Kariy...

1. A vehicle communication device for use in a vehicle, the vehicle communication device comprising:a data acquisition unit configured to acquire, using a processor, travel data during a travel of the vehicle;
a data converter configured to generate, using a processor, transmission data for transmission to a data center by converting the travel data based on a transmission condition; and
a data transmitter configured to transmit the transmission data generated by the data converter to the data center, wherein
the data acquisition unit is further configured to acquire a plurality of different travel data types based on a vehicle situation, and wherein
the transmission condition includes a transmission priority and one or more attributes of the travel data, and wherein
the data converter is further configured to raise the transmission priority of any of the plurality of different travel data types to generate prioritized travel data for any of the plurality of different travel types based on a data center necessity level, and to prioritize the transmission priority of the transmission data generated from the prioritized travel data, and wherein
the transmission priority of each travel data type is based at least partially on the vehicle situation.

US Pat. No. 11,032,680

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SUPPORTING VEHICLE COMMUNICATIONS IN 5G SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from an access and mobility management function (AMF), mapping information between at least one vehicle to everything (V2X) service type and at least one radio access technology (RAT) type, in case that a user equipment (UE) policy update is triggered by a policy control function (PCF);
selecting at least one RAT type corresponding to a V2X message to be transmitted, based on the mapping information; and
transmitting the V2X message using the selected at least one RAT type.

US Pat. No. 11,032,679

ADAPTIVE MULTI-TENANT MONITORING IN RESOURCE CONSTRAINED ENVIRONMENTS

International Business Ma...

1. A computer-implemented method of multi-tenant adaptive monitoring, the method comprising:detecting occurrence of a trigger event;
modifying, in response to detecting occurrence of the trigger event, a selection of metrics included in a plurality of monitored metrics that are monitored using available resources of a plurality of tenants, each metric associated with at least one of the plurality of tenants;
assigning a respective monitoring frequency for each metric included in the modified selection of metrics;
computing respective weights for each metric in the modified selection of metrics;
performing a check to determine if the available resources of the plurality of tenants can achieve the monitoring of the modified selection of metrics at the respective assigned monitoring frequency for each metric included in the modified selection of metrics;
in response to determining that the available resources of the plurality of tenants can not achieve the monitoring of the modified selection of metrics at the respective assigned monitoring frequency, adjusting the respective monitoring frequency for one or more metrics in the modified selection of metrics based, at least in part, on the respective weight for each metric and on the at least one tenant associated with each metric until it is determined that the available resources of the plurality of tenants is able to achieve the monitoring for each metric included in the modified selection of metrics at the respective adjusted monitoring frequency; and
in response to determining that the available resources of the plurality of tenants can achieve the monitoring of the modified selection of metrics, allocating processing associated with monitoring each metric in the modified selection of metrics among the available resources of the plurality of tenants based on the respective monitoring frequency of each metric and based on the at least one tenant associated with each metric.

US Pat. No. 11,032,678

SYNTHETIC COMMUNICATION NETWORK METHOD AND SYSTEM

WhatsApp LLC, Menlo Park...

1. A method comprising:receiving a request from a first mobile device to monitor a status of a transmitting mobile device;
adding an identifier of the first mobile device to a list of identifiers of other mobile devices that have indicated an interest in monitoring the status of the transmitting mobile device;
monitoring the status of the transmitting mobile device;
receiving, at a server from the transmitting mobile device while the status of the transmitting devices is being monitored, a status update of the transmitting mobile device and an identifier associated with the transmitting mobile device, the status update including multimedia data;
storing, in a status area of the server, the status update of the transmitting mobile device;
accessing, by the server, the list of identifiers of the other mobile devices that have indicated an interest in monitoring the status of the transmitting mobile device;
sending, to at least some of the other mobile devices, a push notification that new status data is available;
creating, by the server, a connection that bypasses a data channel of a voice network between a set of mobile devices that register on a synthetic communication network, the set of mobile devices including at least the transmitting mobile device and the at least some of the other mobile devices;
responsive to the push notification, receiving, from a receiving mobile device of the set of mobile devices, a request to access the multimedia data, wherein the request to access the multimedia data is received over the synthetic communication network; and
sending the multimedia data to the receiving mobile device in response to the request over the synthetic communication network.

US Pat. No. 11,032,677

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ENHANCED MESSAGING USING SENSOR INPUT

IpVenture, Inc., San Jos...

1. A non-transitory computer readable medium including at least computer program code tangible stored thereon for facilitating communication among users of mobile electronic devices, said computer readable medium comprising:computer program code for receiving message content for an electronic message via a first mobile electronic device, the first mobile electronic device including or being wirelessly coupleable to at least one sensor;
computer program code for acquiring sensor data via at least one sensor of the first mobile electronic device
computer program code for determining user-related condition information pertaining to a user of the first mobile electronic device based on the acquired sensor data from the at least one sensor;
computer program code for determining one or more other mobile electronic devices that are to receive at least the user-related condition information; and
computer program code for initiating sending of the electronic message with the user-related condition information to each of the one or more other mobile electronic devices via at least one wireless network.

US Pat. No. 11,032,676

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRANSLITERATION OF TEXTUAL MESSAGES FOR MOBILE DEVICES

VascoDe Technologies Ltd....

1. A computerized method of transliteration of a textual message, comprising:receiving, from a first network texting element, the textual message sent from a first mobile device and destined to a second mobile device, wherein the textual message comprises a first character set;
determining if the first character set is supported by the second mobile device, wherein determining if the first character set is supported by the second mobile device includes sending, to the second mobile device, a textual message requesting a response, wherein whether the first character set is supported by the second mobile device is determined based on a character set used by the response;
determining a second character set supported by the second mobile device when the first character set is not supported by the second mobile device, wherein the determination is made by checking a database containing information related to supported character sets of mobile devices;
transliterating the textual message to the second character set; and
sending the transliterated textual message to a second network texting element.

US Pat. No. 11,032,675

ELECTRONIC ACCESSORY INCORPORATING DYNAMIC USER-CONTROLLED AUDIO MUTING CAPABILITIES, RELATED METHODS AND COMMUNICATIONS TERMINAL

1. An electronic accessory, for a communications terminal, said accessory comprising:a microphone for capturing the voice of a local user operating the accessory;
a communication interface for transmitting audio signals including signals based on the captured voice to the terminal and also for receiving audio signals therefrom for audible reproduction by the accessory;
a push-to-talk (PTT) switch, allowing a momentary action by a local user, for detecting the local user's explicit intent to provide voice input that is to be captured and delivered to one or more remote participants of an ongoing full duplex type communication session via the terminal; and
a control circuitry configured to keep the outgoing transmitted audio signal muted by default until responsive to the actuation of the PTT switch by the local user said muting is temporarily overridden and the transfer of audio signal indicative of the captured voice signal of the local user is thereby enabled, and responsive to a subsequent release of the PTT switch or detection of an occurrence of other predefined triggering event by the local user, the muting function is reactivated back to the state of muted by default for the outgoing transmitted audio signal, wherein the PTT switch is actuated and released via contactless gesture sensing, or via haptic gesturing or switching enabled by a touch-sensitive sensing surface, while the communication session remains in full duplex type all the time, wherein a speaker is configured to output sound including reproduced voice signals of said one or more remote participants based on audio signals received via the terminal over the communication interface, and at least one proximity sensor to detect an obstacle in a monitored volume preferably upon the speaker, responsive to which the control circuitry is configured to substantially mute the speaker.

US Pat. No. 11,032,674

BROADCAST MULTICAST SERVICE CENTER FOR MBMS BROADCAST SERVICE MANAGEMENT AND METHOD THEREOF

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RES...

1. A broadcast multicast service center applicable to multimedia broadcast multicast service (MBMS) broadcast service management, comprising:a monitoring module configured for monitoring a service connection of a mobile network between an application server and a user equipment so as to generate a resource merging instruction when the service connection has no network traffic;
a resource merging module configured for searching for other service resources that are currently being executed and share a service when receiving the resource merging instruction from the monitoring module, and analyzing the other service resources and the service connection through quality of service parameter screening and a broadcast service area comparison to determine a selected service resource from the other service resources; and
an adjusting module configured for adjusting a scheduling period of the service connection to be smaller than a scheduling period of the selected service resource to enable subsequent network traffic packets of the service connection to share network traffic of the selected service resource.

US Pat. No. 11,032,673

RADIO TERMINAL AND BASE STATION

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...

1. A radio terminal for a mobile communication system, comprising:a receiver configured to receive a counting request, the counting request requesting transmission of a counting response from a plurality of radio terminals that are receiving a specific MBMS service or interested in the reception of the specific MBMS service, and a common resource setting from a network, the common resource setting indicating a common resource pool to be commonly used by the plurality of radio terminals for the transmission of the counting response;
a controller configured to determine whether or not the radio terminal is receiving the specific MBMS service or interested in the reception thereof in response to receiving the counting request; and
a transmitter configured to transmit the counting response to the network by using a radio resource included in the common resource pool in response to the determination that the radio terminal is receiving the specific MBMS service or interested in the reception thereof wherein
the counting request includes a service identifier for each of a plurality of MBMS services,
the common resource setting indicates a plurality of common resource pools that are each a common resource pool associated with a corresponding one of the plurality of MBMS services,
the controller is configured to select one of the plurality of common resource pools that corresponds to the service identifier of the one of the plurality of MBMS services that the radio terminal is receiving or interested in the reception thereof, from among the plurality of common resource pools, and
the transmitter is configured to transmit the counting response to the network by using a radio resource included in the selected common resource pool.

US Pat. No. 11,032,672

METHOD FOR ACQUIRING LOCATION INFORMATION, TERMINAL, STORAGE MEDIUM, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

ZTE CORPORATION, Guangdo...

1. A method for acquiring location information, comprising:detecting, after a positioning module of a terminal is woken up, whether there is a functional module causing signal interference to the positioning module;
closing the functional module in a time-division manner, in response to there being the functional module; and acquiring collected first location information, in response to the positioning module meeting a pre-determined condition;
waking up the positioning module in accordance with a preset period, in response to the positioning module being in a sleep state;
acquiring location data of the terminal by the positioning module, and storing the location data in the terminal;
estimating second location information of the terminal after waking up the positioning module by using different positioning data acquired in different periods, after waking up the positioning module by the terminal; and
determining a positioning location of the terminal based on the first location information and the second location information, after acquiring the first location information and the second location information, comprising one of:
determining the first location as the positioning location of the terminal, calculating a deviation between the first location information and the second location information, not updating the positioning location, in response to the deviation being less than a first limiting value, and updating the positioning location using the second location information, in response to the deviation being greater than the first limiting value;
calculating a deviation between the first location information and the second location information, determining the first location information as the positioning location of the terminal, in response to the deviation being less than a second limiting value, and determining the second location information as the positioning location of the terminal, in response to the deviation being not less than the second limiting value; and
determining the second location information as the positioning location of the terminal, in response to the first location information being not collected within a pre-determined time.

US Pat. No. 11,032,671

METHODS, SYSTEMS AND DEVICES FOR COMMUNICATING BETWEEN DEVICES WITHIN A CHANNEL HOPPING SYSTEM

Cypress Semiconductor Cor...

1. A device comprising:one or more processors configured to:
determine, from a payload of at least one received packet, a channel identification (ID) of a notice window in a sequence of transmission windows;
transmit, in the notice window, a notice packet that identifies a target window, wherein the target window is later than the notice window in the sequence of transmission windows;
generate a target packet that includes inverse whitened data; and
transmit the target packet in the target window; and
a baseband controller configured to execute signal whitening on the target packet, wherein the signal whitening of the inverse whitened data in the target packet results in a substantially sinusoidal signal when the target packet is transmitted by the device.

US Pat. No. 11,032,670

DESTINATION SHARING IN LOCATION SHARING SYSTEM

Snap Inc., Santa Monica,...

1. A method comprising:receiving, at a server computer, from a first client device of a first user, via a wireless communication over a network, an electronic communication containing location information from a location sensor coupled to the first client device;
determining, based on the location information, a current trajectory of the first user;
accessing, from a database coupled to the server computer, historical location information of the first user, the historical information including a plurality of historical trajectories, each historical trajectory corresponding to a respective consecutive sequence of points, each point defined by a set of geographical coordinates and a time stamp;
clustering the plurality of historical trajectories into a plurality of clusters;
determining, based on the current trajectory of the first user and the plurality of clusters, a presumed destination of the first user; and
initiating transmission of destination data to a second client device, the destination data comprising the presumed destination of the first user for display, on a display screen of the second client device of a second user, of a user interface including a map depicting an icon associated with the presumed destination of the first user and a location of the icon on the map representative of the location of the presumed destination of the first user,
wherein the map further depicts an avatar of the first user, a position of the avatar of the first user on the map corresponding to a current location of the first user,
wherein the user interface further includes a user-selectable element for composing a message for sending to the first user or for sharing a media content item with the first user, and wherein the user interface further displays a current speed of the first user and an estimated time of arrival of the first user at the presumed destination.

US Pat. No. 11,032,669

MULTI-BLUETOOTH LISTENERS WITH AUTHENTICATED LEVELS AND POWER ADJUSTMENT

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

1. One or more non-transitory computer-readable media storing computer-executable instructions that upon execution cause one or more processors to perform acts comprising:storing a unique tracking device identifier corresponding to a tracking device associated with a first user equipment;
receiving location information of the tracking device from a second user equipment in response to the second user equipment receiving a tracking device signal transmitted by the tracking device, the tracking device signal comprising the location information of the tracking device and the unique tracking device identifier corresponding to the tracking device;
determining an authentication level associated with the second user equipment based at least on whether the second user equipment is associated with a subscriber or a non-subscriber of a telecommunications service provider;
establishing communication between the second user equipment and the tracking device based at least on the authentication level associated with the second user equipment;
adjusting a frequency of the communication based at least on the authentication level associated with the second user equipment; and
transmitting the location information of the tracking device to the first user equipment.

US Pat. No. 11,032,668

PRECISE INDOOR LOCALIZATION AND TRACKING OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An electronic device configured to perform a precise indoor localization algorithm (PILA), comprising:one or more processors configured to:
generate a radio frequency (RF) map of a plurality of wireless electronic devices located and tracked within an indoor environment based at least in part on a calculated range matrix and a calculated angle of arrival (AoA) matrix, wherein the calculated range matrix comprises distance measurements based at least in part on power level of one or more signals received by the electronic device, the power level of one or more signals transmitted from the plurality of wireless electronic devices, gain of the one or more signals received by the electronic device, gain of the one or more signals transmitted by the plurality of wireless electronic devices, free space wavelength, range values, or a combination thereof;
adjust the RF map of the plurality of wireless electronic devices to compensate for a plurality of possible distortions with respect to a physical location of the plurality of wireless electronic devices within the indoor environment; and
generate an indication of the physical location of the plurality of wireless electronic devices within the indoor environment based at least in part on the adjusted RF map.

US Pat. No. 11,032,667

DISTRIBUTED MUSTER FOR OCEAN-GOING VESSELS

ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES L...

1. A method for distributed muster for ocean-going vessels, the method comprising:associating in memory of a computing system, each of different mobile computing devices both with a corresponding passenger amongst a set of passengers of the one of the multiplicity of the ocean-going vessels, and also with an assigned one of a multiplicity of muster locations of one of a multiplicity of ocean-going vessels;
streaming over a computer communications network to selected ones of the passengers in the set, a muster safety video and recording in a video review database, each one of the passengers determined to have reviewed the muster safety video;
initiating a time period in memory of the computing system during which a muster drill must be completed by all of the passengers in the set for the one of the multiplicity of the ocean-going vessels;
during the time period, as each one of the mobile devices is sensed within a geographically defined area of a correspondingly assigned different one of the muster locations, recording in the memory a visitation by the corresponding passenger of the one of the mobile devices to the correspondingly assigned different one of the muster stations; and,
subsequent to a lapsing of the time period indicating a completion of the muster drill, querying the video review database to determine those of the passengers not having been recorded as having reviewed the muster safety video, and displaying in a display of the computing system, a listing of any of the set of passengers not recorded in the memory as having both visited a correspondingly assigned different one of the muster stations and also having reviewed the muster safety video.

US Pat. No. 11,032,666

SYSTEM, MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE, SERVER, PROGRAM, AND METHOD FOR VISIT CONFIRMATION

CYGAMES, INC., Tokyo (JP...

1. A system used to confirm that a user of a mobile terminal device has visited a prescribed location, the system comprising the mobile terminal device and a server, the server including a control device and one or more wireless devices, wherein:the one or more wireless devices transmit a service notification notifying that a visit confirmation service is available;
upon receiving the service notification, the mobile terminal device transmits a visit confirmation request including a user identifier identifying the user of the mobile terminal device;
at least one wireless device of the one or more wireless devices receives the visit confirmation request and transmits a task notification issuing a notification about a token and a task associated with the user identifier;
the mobile terminal device executes the task on the basis of the task notification;
upon completing the task, the mobile terminal device repeatedly transmits a task completion notification including the token;
upon confirming that the task completion notification has repeatedly been transmitted, at least one wireless device of the one or more wireless devices transmits a solution request requesting a solution that is an output of the task;
upon receiving the solution request, the mobile terminal device transmits a solution notification including the solution of the task;
at least one wireless device of the one or more wireless devices receives the solution notification transmitted from the mobile terminal device; and
the control device determines the legitimacy of the visit confirmation request on the basis of the solution notification.

US Pat. No. 11,032,665

USER EQUIPMENT GEOLOCATION

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by a device comprising a processor, historical network communication data comprising a time-ordered sequence of call trace record events reported by a group of network nodes, the call trace record events comprising network communications between a user equipment and the group of network nodes;
obtaining, by the device, timing advance information indicative of a distance between the user equipment and a serving network node of the group of network nodes;
obtaining, by the device, time delta information indicating time intervals between the call trace record events;
accessing, by the device, geographical information for a geographical area in which the user equipment is located and cellular coverage information associated with signals of the group of network nodes transmitted within the geographical area; and
estimating, by the device, a location of the user equipment based on the historical network communication data, the geographical information, the cellular coverage information, the timing advance information, and the time delta information.

US Pat. No. 11,032,664

LOCATION BASED AUDIO SIGNAL MESSAGE PROCESSING

Staton Techiya, LLC, Lig...

1. A method to modify an acoustic signal received by a user, comprising:receiving an audio signal;
receiving at least two environmental impulse responses associated with at least two separate sources;
determining a location and an orientation of the user at a present time t1;
determining a change in location and a change in orientation of the user from a previous time t2;
modifying the at least two environmental impulse responses based upon the location and orientation of the user at time t1 if the change of the location and orientation of the user exceeds an orientation threshold or a location threshold;
convolving the audio signal using the at least two modified environmental impulse responses; and
directing the convolved audio signal to a loudspeaker.

US Pat. No. 11,032,663

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR VIRTUAL NAVIGATION OF SOUND FIELDS THROUGH INTERPOLATION OF SIGNALS FROM AN ARRAY OF MICROPHONE ASSEMBLIES

The Trustees of Princeton...

5. A system for navigating a recorded sound field comprising:at least two spatially-distinct higher-order Ambisonics (HOA) microphone assemblies;
at least one sound source;
sound playback equipment;
and a processor that receives signals from said at least two microphone assemblies and generates signals for said playback equipment by:
measuring spherical harmonic coefficients (SHCs) of a sound field with two or more spatially-distinct higher-order Ambisonics (HOA) microphone assemblies;
detecting and locating sound sources near to said at least two microphone assemblies (i.e. near-field sources) through localization using at least two microphone assemblies;
receiving the desired listening position via an input device;
determining which of said SHCs are valid for use at said desired listening position based on near-field source location and positions of said microphone assemblies;
computing a set of interpolation weights for spatial interpolation based on positions of said microphone assemblies and said listening position;
interpolating said valid measured SHCs to obtain a set of SHCs for a desired intermediate listening position;
and rendering said interpolated SHCs for playback over said sound playback equipment.

US Pat. No. 11,032,662

ADJUSTING AUDIO CHARACTERISTICS FOR AUGMENTED REALITY

Qualcomm Incorporated, S...

1. An augmented reality (AR) device comprising:a memory configured to store instructions of an augmented reality (AR) application; and
a processor configured to execute the instructions to:
initiate a first image capture operation to generate first image data and to determine a three-dimensional (3D) map based on the first image data, the 3D map representing a set of locations including a first location;
initiate a second image capture operation to generate second image data;
identify, based on the second image data, a second location of the set of locations;
determine a first path from the first location to the second location, wherein a user is located at the second location, wherein an audio source to be simulated is located at the first location, and wherein an obstacle is positioned between the first location and the second location; and
modify an audio signal to a modified audio signal to synthesize one or more acoustic characteristics of sound sent from the first location to the second location based on the first path, including filtration of the audio signal, attenuation of the audio signal, and binaural mixing of the audio signal.

US Pat. No. 11,032,661

MUSIC COLLECTION NAVIGATION DEVICE AND METHOD

III Holdings 1, LLC, Wil...

9. A system, comprising:a processor, configured to execute or facilitate execution of executable components, comprising:
a generation component configured to generate audio outputs associated with recordings based on channel signals determined using a square root of a head-related transfer function and a number of speakers determined to be present in a speaker system; and
a navigation component configured to activate a navigation feature to change a number of the audio outputs concurrently playing in a three-dimensional listening area associated with an entity.

US Pat. No. 11,032,660

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REALISTIC ROTATION OF STEREO OR BINAURAL AUDIO

1. A system for extracting sound signals from multiple directions comprising:a plurality of Sound Source Extractors, wherein a first Sound Source Extractor of the plurality of Sound Source Extractors comprises a Source Filter and an Angle Calculator, and wherein a second Sound Source Extractor of the plurality of Sound Source Extractors comprises a second Source Filter and a second Angle Calculator;
wherein the first Sound Source Extractor is configured to receive a multiple-channel input sound signal;
and wherein the second Sound Source Extractor is configured to receive the multiple-channel input sound signal;
and wherein the Source Filter is configured to receive the multiple-channel input sound signal and to output a sound source signal;
and wherein the second Source Filter is configured to receive the multiple-channel input sound signal and to output a second sound source signal;
and wherein the Angle Calculator is configured to produce an apparent direction based on the sound source signal;
and wherein the second Angle Calculator is configured to produce a second apparent direction based on the second sound source signal;
and wherein the Source Filter comprises a filter configured to have a frequency response comprising a plurality of local maxima occurring substantially periodically as a function of frequency, and wherein the Source Filter is associated with a fundamental frequency.

US Pat. No. 11,032,659

AUGMENTED REALITY FOR DIRECTIONAL SOUND

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A computer-implemented method comprising:receiving, by a computer, an identification of an object within a physical environment that is both proximate a user and separate from the user and a speaker array;
determining, by the computer, a location of the object within the physical environment;
determining, by the computer, a current location of the user within the physical environment;
causing, by the computer, the speaker array to produce a sound based on the location of the object and the current location of the user such that the sound appears, relative to the current location of the user, to originate from the location of the object;
detecting, by the computer, a respective location of a plurality of objects within the physical environment;
determining, by the computer, a plurality of positions within the physical environment; and
for each of the plurality of objects and each of the plurality of positions:
determining a respective operational mode of the speaker array to produce a particular sound such that the particular sound appears, relative the position, to originate from the object, wherein
the speaker array includes a directional speaker array configured to bounce ultrasonic signals off the plurality of objects to create the sound that appears, relative to the current location of the user, to originate from the location of the object,
the respective operational mode for each of the plurality of objects and each of the plurality of positions is used to drive the directional speaker array to produce a respective bounce pattern, and
the respective bounce patterns are determined using an investigation mode of the computer.

US Pat. No. 11,032,658

SPEAKER

AAC Technologies Pte. Ltd...

1. A speaker, comprising a frame, a vibrating system, a suspension and a magnetic circuit system fixed on the frame respectively, the magnetic circuit system comprising a yoke fixed on the frame,wherein, the suspension includes a first fixing portion connected to the frame, the first fixing portion includes a main body portion located at an intermediate position thereof, and a welding pad portion formed by bending from two opposite ends of the main body portion toward a direction away from both the main body portion and the yoke; and
the frame includes a first surface connected to the first fixing portion, and an avoiding portion formed by recessing from the first surface toward a direction away from the yoke, the welding pad portion is accommodated in the avoiding portion;
the vibrating system further includes a diaphragm fixed on the frame and a voice coil for driving the diaphragm for vibrating and producing sound, the suspension further includes a second fixing portion connecting to an end of the voice coil away from the diaphragm and an elastic portion connecting the first fixing portion with the second fixing portion.

US Pat. No. 11,032,657

VOLUME ACCELERATION SENSOR CALIBRATION

SIEMENS INDUSTRY SOFTWARE...

8. A system for calibrating an integrated volume acceleration sensor of a loudspeaker, comprising:a driving unit arranged and to drive the loudspeaker with a calibration signal;
a reference sensor arranged and configured to generate a reference output signal measuring the volume acceleration over time of a motion element fixed to a moving part of at least one of (i) the loudspeaker and (ii) the moving part while the loudspeaker is driven with the calibration signal; and
a controller communicatively connected to the reference sensor and communicatively connectable to the integrated volume acceleration sensor, said controller being arranged and configured to receive the reference output signal and a sensor output signal generated by the integrated volume acceleration sensor measuring a volume acceleration over time of at least one of (i) the motion element and (ii) the moving part of the loudspeaker while the loudspeaker is driven with the calibration signal and being further configured to calculate a calibration value (Csensor) for the integrated volume acceleration sensor based on a ratio of sensor output signal and the reference output signal and based on a predetermined reference calibration value of the reference sensor.

US Pat. No. 11,032,656

AUDITION OF HEARING DEVICE SETTINGS, ASSOCIATED SYSTEM AND HEARING DEVICE

1. A hearing system comprising a hearing device, the hearing device comprising:an input module comprising a first microphone;
a processor coupled to the input module, the processor configured to provide a processor output signal; and
a receiver for providing an audio output signal based on the processor output signal, wherein the audio output signal comprises a primary audio output signal;
wherein the hearing system is configured to obtain a user input indicative of a change from a first primary setting to a first secondary setting of the hearing device, wherein the change from the first primary setting to the first secondary setting of the hearing device comprises a change in one or more signal processing parameters of the hearing device, wherein at least one of the one or more signal processing parameters is configured for utilization by the processor to process sound;
wherein the hearing device is configured to, as a result of the hearing system obtaining the user input indicative of the change from the first primary setting to the first secondary setting, output a secondary audio output signal associated with the first secondary setting, and wherein the secondary audio output signal has an audio characteristic resulted from the changed one or more signal processing parameters; and
wherein the hearing device is configured to output (1) the secondary audio output signal with the audio characteristic resulted from the changed one or more signal processing parameters, and (2) the primary audio output signal before the one or more signal processing parameters are changed, thereby allowing a user of the hearing device to compare a first listening experience before a timing of the secondary audio output signal with a second listening experience after the timing of the secondary audio output signal.

US Pat. No. 11,032,655

ELECTRONIC DEVICE THAT LIMITS ELECTROMAGNETIC EMISSIONS FROM MULTIPLE BATTERIES

Motorola Mobility LLC, C...

12. A method comprising:initiating activation of a first software mode of an electronic device corresponding to operation of an earpiece speaker of the electronic device that is powered by a plurality of batteries, with a first battery positioned proximal to the earpiece speaker within the electronic device and at least one second battery positioned at a different location within the electronic device that is not proximal to the earpiece speaker; and
in response to detecting the activation, toggling a switch electrically connected in-line with the first battery to a first switch state in which the switch limits current drawn from the first battery while the electronic device is in the first software mode in order to reduce baseband electromagnetic emissions emanating from the first battery.

US Pat. No. 11,032,654

METHOD FOR PROVIDING SOUND TO PERSONS DURING A TALK AND SYSTEM FOR PERFORMING THE METHOD

SONOVA AG, Staefa (CH)

1. A method for broadcasting sound to persons with mobile hearing systems at a meeting with a speaker using an audiovisual system, the audiovisual system having a computer, a screen and a microphone, the method comprising:receiving first data from a first mobile hearing system which is carried by a first person, wherein the first data contains an identifier that is used to access an image of the first person from a database, wherein the image of the first person is stored in the first mobile hearing system;
receiving second data from a second mobile hearing system which is carried by a second person, wherein the second data contains an identifier that is used to access an image of the second person from the database, wherein the image of the second person is stored in the second mobile hearing system;
depicting the image of the first person and the image of the second person on the screen for perception by the speaker;
selecting one of the first person or the second person by the speaker by choosing one of the depicted images;
generating a speech signal by recording speech of the speaker with the microphone;
wirelessly transmitting the speech signal to the mobile hearing system of the selected person;
presenting the speech signal using a loudspeaker of the mobile hearing system for perception by the selected person.

US Pat. No. 11,032,653

SENSORY-BASED ENVIRONMENTAL ADAPTION

COCHLEAR LIMITED, NSW (A...

1. A method, comprising:monitoring a hearing outcome of a recipient of an auditory prosthesis in an ambient acoustic environment, wherein the ambient acoustic environment has at least one controllable network connected device associated therewith;
providing, from the auditory prosthesis, hearing outcome data representing the monitored hearing outcome, wherein the hearing outcome data represents an auditory perception of the recipient following delivery of stimulation signals to the recipient;
providing controllable device operation data representing operations of the at least one controllable network connected device;
analyzing the hearing outcome data and the controllable device operation data to determine one or more operational changes to the at least one controllable network connected device that are estimated to improve the recipient's hearing outcome in the ambient acoustic environment; and
initiating the one or more operational changes to the at least one controllable network connected device.

US Pat. No. 11,032,652

TERMINAL ASSEMBLY STRUCTURE OF MEMS MICROPHONE

AAC ACOUSTIC TECHNOLOGIES...

1. A terminal assembly structure of a MEMS microphone, comprising: a signal let out board disposed at a terminal and a silicon microphone disposed on the signal let out board, the silicon microphone comprising a housing, a substrate which form an accommodation space cooperatively with the housing, an ASIC chip and an MEMS chip both accommodated in the accommodation space, the ASIC chip being electrically connected to the substrate, the ASIC chip being electrically connected to the MEMS chip, a sound inlet communicated to outside is configured at a position of the substrate corresponding to the MEMS chip, wherein an accommodation hole penetrating the signal let out board is configured at a position corresponding to the silicon microphone, the housing, the ASIC chip and the MEMS chip are accommodated in the accommodation hole, the substrate abuts a surface of the signal let out board and covers the accommodation hole, at least one pad is configured on a surface of the substrate where the housing is assembled, and the pad is electrically connected to the signal let out board; wherein the substrate is a printed circuit board.

US Pat. No. 11,032,651

PIEZOELECTRIC MICROPHONE

AAC ACOUSTIC TECHNOLOGIES...

1. A piezoelectric microphone, comprising:a substrate having a back cavity;
a piezoelectric cantilever diaphragm fixed to the substrate; and
one or more elastically stretchable members,
wherein the piezoelectric cantilever diaphragm comprises a first diaphragm located at a center of the piezoelectric cantilever diaphragm and suspended above the back cavity, and a second diaphragm fixed to the substrate and provided around the first diaphragm, the second diaphragm comprises a fixed end fixed to one side of the substrate and a movable end close to one side of the first diaphragm and suspended above the back cavity, and each of the one or more elastically stretchable members connects the first diaphragm with the movable end.

US Pat. No. 11,032,650

DISPLAY APPARATUS

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

1. A display apparatus, comprising:a display module including a display panel configured to display an image; and
a sound generating module on a rear surface of the display panel,
wherein the sound generating module comprises:
a vibration generating device;
a circuit board on a lower surface of the vibration generating device;
a first adhesive member between the circuit board and the vibration generating device; and
a second adhesive member between the vibration generating device and the display panel, an elastic modulus of the second adhesive member differing from an elastic modulus of the first adhesive member,
wherein the circuit board comprises:
a base film on the lower surface of the vibration generating device;
a first electrode and a second electrode respectively on an upper surface and a lower surface of the base film; and
a passivation layer on each of the upper surface and the lower surface of the base film, and
the elastic modulus of the first adhesive member is greater than the elastic modulus of the second adhesive member.

US Pat. No. 11,032,649

SPEAKER MODULE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME

AAC Technologies Pte. Ltd...

1. A speaker module comprising:a frame having an accommodation space enclosed by a side wall;
a magnetic circuit system accommodated in the frame, including a magnet and an upper magnetic plate attached on the magnet;
a vibration system accommodated in the frame, including a vibrating diaphragm and a voice coil for driving the vibrating diaphragm; and
at least one flexible circuit board electrically connected with the voice coil; wherein the upper magnetic plate and the flexible circuit board are integrally injection molded in the frame,
the vibrating diaphragm comprises a centrally positioned dome and a suspension surrounding the dome; the speaker module further includes a second vibrating diaphragm denting in a direction away from the vibrating diaphragm and attached to the flexible circuit board on a side away from the vibrating diaphragm.

US Pat. No. 11,032,648

ELECTROACOUSTIC SOUND GENERATOR

AAC ACOUSTIC TECHNOLOGIES...

1. An electroacoustic sound generator, comprising:a frame with an accommodation space;
a vibration system in the accommodation space, including a diaphragm with a suspension and a dome attached to the suspension, the suspension including:
a flat middle portion connected to the dome;
a ring-shaped suspending portion extending from the periphery of the middle portion and surrounding the middle portion; and
a ring-shaped positioning portion extending from the periphery of the suspending portion away from the middle portion and surrounding the suspending portion;
a front cover located above the frame, including a cover body opposite to the middle portion and a adhering portion extending from and surrounding the cover body; wherein
the positioning portion is sandwiched between the adhering portion and the frame; and
the front cover further includes a thickened layer extending from the adhering layer along a direction toward the frame, and the thickened layer is connected to the positioning portion, the thickened layer glued with the positioning portion at stagger positions; wherein the frame includes an inner side for forming the accommodation space, an outer side opposite to the inner side and away from a geometric center of the accommodation space; the thickened layer includes a first side surrounding the adhering portion, and a second side opposite to the first side and adjacent to a geometric center of the adhering portion; the frame further includes a top side for connecting the inner side to the outer side; the positioning portion includes a connecting end portion connecting to the suspending portion and a free end portion surrounding the connecting end portion; the connecting end portion is suspended between the frame and the adhering portion, and the free end portion is sandwiched between the top side of the frame and the thickened layer;
the free end portion, the top side of the frame, and the thickened layer cooperatively form a semi-sealed first receiving space; the connecting end portion, the second side of the thickened layer, and the adhering portion cooperatively form a semi-sealed second receiving space.

US Pat. No. 11,032,647

MULTI-LAYER LOUDSPEAKER COVER AND VEHICLE

Audi AG, Ingolstadt (DE)...

1. A multi-layered speaker cover for covering a speaker, comprising:first, second and third layers, wherein
the first layer is air-permeable;
the second layer comprises an air impermeable material with a plurality of through-holes, wherein the plurality of through-holes partially cover an area of the second layer for reducing dynamic pressure;
the third layer is a dimensionally stable foam layer; and
the first layer and the third layer cover the plurality of through-holes from opposite sides of the second layer.

US Pat. No. 11,032,646

AUDIO PROCESSOR, SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR AUDIO RENDERING

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft z...

1. An audio processor configured for generating, for each of a set of one or more loudspeakers, a set of one or more parameters, which determine a derivation of a loudspeaker signal to be reproduced by the respective loudspeaker from an audio signal, based on a listener position and loudspeaker positioning of the set of one or more loudspeakers, wherein the loudspeaker positioning defines the position and orientation of the loudspeakers;wherein the audio processor is configured to base the generation of the set of one or more parameters for the respective loudspeaker of the set of one or more loudspeakers on a loudspeaker characteristic of at least one of the set of one or more loudspeakers, wherein the loudspeaker characteristic represents an emission-angle dependent frequency response of an emission characteristic of the at least one of the set of one or more loudspeakers, and
wherein the audio processor is configured to set each set of one or more parameters separately depending on an angle at which the listener position resides relative to an on-axis forward direction of the respective loudspeaker of the set of one or more loudspeakers.

US Pat. No. 11,032,645

CONTENT OUTPUT DEVICE THAT ASSIGNS A PLURALITY OF CHANNELS, AUDIO SYSTEM THAT ASSIGNS A PLURALITY OF CHANNELS, AND CONTENT OUTPUT METHOD FOR THE SAME

Yamaha Corporation, Hama...

9. A content output method comprising the acts of:connecting a content output device to a plurality of audio devices;
assigning a plurality of channels to the plurality of audio devices; and
outputting the plurality of channels to the plurality of audio devices;
storing channel assignments for each of the plurality of audio devices;
when a number of the plurality of audio devices changes, reassigning the plurality of channels to the changed number of the plurality of audio devices; and
when the number of audio devices decreases, the act of reassigning the plurality of channels determines whether or not assigning a channel of the decreased audio device to a different audio device; and
the act of reassigning the plurality of channels, in a case of determining that assigning the channel of the decreased audio device to the different audio device is possible, assigns the channel of the decreased audio device to the different audio device.

US Pat. No. 11,032,644

SUBBAND SPATIAL AND CROSSTALK PROCESSING USING SPECTRALLY ORTHOGONAL AUDIO COMPONENTS

Boomcloud 360, Inc., Enc...

1. A system, comprising:a circuitry configured to:
generate a mid component and a side component from a left channel and a right channel of an audio signal;
generate a hyper mid component including spectral energy of the side component removed from spectral energy of the mid component;
generate a residual mid component including spectral energy of the hyper mid component removed from the spectral energy of the mid component;
filter subbands of the residual mid component; and
generate a left output channel and a right output channel using the filtered subbands of the residual mid component.

US Pat. No. 11,032,643

DISTRIBUTED MODE LOUDSPEAKER ACTUATOR INCLUDING PATTERNED ELECTRODES

Google LLC

1. A distributed mode loudspeaker comprising:a display panel; and
an actuator coupled to the display panel, the actuator comprising:
a support attached to the display panel; and
a beam comprising a layer of piezoelectric material, the beam being attached to the support at one end and extending parallel to the display panel to a free end opposite the end attached to the support, the beam further comprising electrode layers arranged on opposing sides of the layer of piezoelectric material, the electrode layers comprising two or more electrode pairs, each electrode pair comprising a first electrode on a first side of the opposing sides and a second electrode on a second side of the opposing sides; and
a drive module connected to each of the two or more electrode pairs and adapted to selectively provide current to the actuator to generate a force that, when provided to the display panel, causes the display panel to generate sound waves.

US Pat. No. 11,032,642

COMBINED FREQUENCY RESPONSE AND DYNAMIC RANGE CORRECTION FOR LOUDSPEAKERS

NUVOTON TECHNOLOGY CORPOR...

1. An audio processing apparatus, comprising:a digital filter, configured to receive a filter-input audio signal and to filter the filter-input audio signal, so as to produce a filter-output audio signal;
a signal combiner, configured to combine the filter-input audio signal with the filter-output audio signal, so as to produce a combined audio signal; and
a dynamic-range processor (DRP), configured to apply to the filter-output audio signal a dynamic-range correction that depends non-linearly on the combined audio signal.

US Pat. No. 11,032,641

UNDERWATER SUBWOOFER WITH ADVANCED COOLING SYSTEM

TELEDYNE INSTRUMENTS, INC...

1. A submersible sound system comprising:a housing;
a housing end piece in mechanical communication with a posterior end of the housing;
an elastic membrane in mechanical communication with an anterior end of the housing;
an end cap in mechanical communication with the elastic membrane;
a subwoofer speaker system disposed within the housing, the subwoofer speaker system comprising:
a magnet assembly disposed within the posterior end of the housing;
a frame in mechanical communication with the magnet assembly;
a voice coil;
a diaphragm in mechanical communication with the frame and configured to be driven by the voice coil;
a subwoofer speaker support in mechanical communication with the frame; and
an interior portion of the housing; and
one or more heat sinks in thermal communication with the magnet assembly and the housing,
wherein an anterior surface of the subwoofer speaker support, an anterior surface of the diaphragm, the anterior end of the housing, the elastic membrane, and the end cap together define a sealed cylindrical bubble sound source.

US Pat. No. 11,032,640

METHOD AND SYSTEM TO DETERMINE A SOUND SOURCE DIRECTION USING SMALL MICROPHONE ARRAYS

Staton Techiya, LLC, Lig...

1. A system, comprising:a microphone array; and
a processor that performs operations, the operations comprising:
determining an edge status value for a microphone signal pair associated with the microphone array where the edge status value is set based on an average value of the imaginary component of the complex coherence or an average value of the phase of the complex coherence;
estimating, by utilizing the edge status value, a sound source direction relative to the microphone array; and
providing, to a device, a signal including the sound source direction relative to the microphone array, wherein a parameter of the device is adjusted based on the sound source direction.

US Pat. No. 11,032,639

DETERMINING AZIMUTH AND ELEVATION ANGLES FROM STEREO RECORDINGS

Dolby Laboratories Licens...

1. A system comprising:one or more computer processors; and
a non-transitory computer-readable medium storing instructions that, upon execution by the one or more processors, cause the one or more computer processors to perform operations comprising:
receiving input audio data including first microphone audio signals and second microphone audio signals output by a pair of coincident, vertically-stacked directional microphones;
determining, based at least in part on an intensity difference between the first microphone audio signals and the second microphone audio signals, an azimuthal angle corresponding to a sound source location;
determining, based at least in part on a temporal difference between the first microphone audio signals and the second microphone audio signals, an elevation angle corresponding to the sound source location;
determining a diffuse residual that corresponds to uncorrelated components of the first microphone audio signals and the second microphone audio signals;
generating output audio data including at least one audio object corresponding to a sound source, the audio object comprising audio object signals and associated audio object metadata, the audio object metadata including at least audio object location data corresponding to the sound source location; and
representing the diffuse residual as a pair of additional audio objects having a large size and large decorrelation parameters.

US Pat. No. 11,032,638

SPEAKER WITH AN INTEGRATED AIR PRESSURE AND VIBRATION MITIGATION SYSTEM

1. A speaker with an integrated air pressure and vibration mitigation system comprising:a main cabinet;
a plurality of main ventilation holes;
at least one acoustic driver;
at least one vibration unit;
at least one primary dampening unit;
the plurality of main ventilation holes traversing through the main cabinet;
the acoustic driver being mounted adjacent to the main cabinet;
the vibration unit being mounted adjacent to the main cabinet, opposite to the acoustic driver;
the primary dampening unit being mounted in between the main cabinet and the vibration unit;
a secondary cabinet;
a vibrator-receiving receptacle;
a plurality of secondary ventilation holes;
the vibrator-receiving receptacle normally traversing into the secondary cabinet;
the plurality of secondary ventilation holes traversing through the secondary cabinet into the vibrator-receiving receptacle;
the vibration unit being mounted within the vibrator-receiving receptacle; and
the secondary cabinet being mounted adjacent to the main cabinet.

US Pat. No. 11,032,637

LOUDSPEAKER, MOBILE DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING LOUDSPEAKER

AAC Technologies Pte. Ltd...

1. A loudspeaker, comprising:a first cover plate;
a second cover plate covering the first cover plate;
a speaker unit assembled on the first cover plate;
an assembly opening formed in the second cover plate;
a packaging ring clamped and assembled in the assembly opening; the packaging ring surrounding the speaker unit;
a rear cavity, formed by the packaging ring, the first cover plate and the second cover plate, bounding by the speaker unit;
a sounding adsorbing material filled in the rear cavity;
a through hole formed in a periphery of the packaging ring for communicating the rear cavity with the speaker unit; wherein
the packaging ring comprises a mesh plate disposed on the periphery of the packaging ring and covering the through hole.

US Pat. No. 11,032,636

SPEAKER MODULE

AAC Technologies Pte. Ltd...

1. A speaker module, comprising a housing having an accommodating space and a speaker unit accommodated in the accommodating space, wherein the housing comprises a bottom wall, a top wall opposite to the bottom wall, and a side wall extending from the bottom wall to the top wall, wherein the speaker module further comprises at least one first isolating member connected to the bottom wall and the top wall respectively, and the first isolating member isolates the accommodating space into an accommodating cavity for accommodating the speaker unit and a first filling cavity for accommodating a sound-absorbing material, wherein the first isolating member comprises a first metal frame and an air-permeable isolating mesh attached to the first metal frame, wherein the first metal frame comprises a first top border adjacent to the top wall and a first bottom border adjacent to the bottom wall, the first top border and/or the first bottom border is provided with a protrusion portion, and the protrusion portion abuts against the top wall or the bottom wall and is connected to the top wall or the bottom wall by spot welding.

US Pat. No. 11,032,635

SPEAKER

AAC Technologies Pte. Ltd...

1. A speaker, comprising a basket, a diaphragm fixed to the basket, and a voice coil located below the diaphragm and used for driving the diaphragm to vibrate and sound, wherein the diaphragm comprises a dome in rectangle shape and a folded ring, and the dome comprises two first side edges arranged oppositely and two second side edges connected with the first side edges and arranged oppositely, the dome comprises two or more opening portions disposed separately along the first side edge or the second side edge, and an extended portion is arranged between two adjacent opening portions;the opening portions along the first side edge extend from one first side edge towards the other first side edge along a direction perpendicular with a vibration direction of the diaphragm; or
the opening portions along the second side edge extend from one second side edge towards the other second edge along the direction perpendicular with the vibration direction of the diaphragm.

US Pat. No. 11,032,634

EARPIECES

Hewlett-Packard Developme...

1. An earpiece, comprising:a speaker suitable for use within or adjacent to an ear canal of a user; and
a layered composite associated with the speaker, the layered composite, including:
an expanded polytetrafluoroethylene layer with a pore size having an average value from 0.1 micron to 0.5 micron;
an self-supporting substrate applied to a first side of the expanded polytetrafluoroethylene layer, wherein the self-supporting substrate defines a contour of the earpiece; and
a fabric substrate applied to a second side of the expanded polytetrafluoroethylene layer.

US Pat. No. 11,032,633

METHOD OF ADJUSTING TONE AND TONE-ADJUSTABLE EARPHONE

TYMPHANY ACOUSTIC TECHNOL...

1. A method of adjusting a tone when a user is wearing an earphone, the method comprising:obtaining bioinformation of the user, wherein the bioinformation comprises a head volume;
calculating a nature frequency of a head of the user according to the bioinformation; and
adjusting a playback tone of the earphone according to the nature frequency of the head.

US Pat. No. 11,032,632

EARPHONES WITH ACTIVITY CONTROLLED OUTPUT

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. An earphone system, comprising:one or more processors configured to
determine an activity state of a user based on a combined consideration of respective sensor data of at least two different types of sensors, and
control a user sensory output to the user based on the determined activity state of the user;
an earpiece configured for arrangement proximate to a user's ear canal for listening to audio from a speaker, the earpiece including the one or more processors, the speaker, and a first sensor of a first sensor type of the at least two different types of sensors; and
a second sensor of a second sensor type of the at least two different types of sensors,
wherein the first sensor is an optical sensor and the first sensor type, of the at least two different types of sensors, is an optical sensor type.

US Pat. No. 11,032,631

HEADPHONE OFF-EAR DETECTION

AVNERA CORPOR ATION, Hil...

1. A headset having a narrowband off-ear detection system for determining whether the headset is on a user's ear, the headset comprising:an input configured to receive a headphone audio signal having injected therein a inaudible tone signal generated by a tone generator at or above 15 KHz;
a feedback microphone configured to receive a microphone signal;
a feedforward microphone; and
a narrowband off-ear detection processor configured to determine whether the headset is on the user's ear based at least in part on the headphone audio signal and the microphone signal, to measure a combined noise floor within the system based on a feedback microphone signal from the feedback microphone and a feedforward microphone signal from the feedforward microphone, the combined noise floor including both electronic noise generated in the system and environmental acoustic waves in a vicinity of the user, and to provide a tone control signal to the tone generator to adjust a volume of the tone signal to be louder than the combined noise floor, the narrowband off-ear detection processor further configured to avoid noise floor calculation errors related to wind noise in the feedforward microphone that is uncorrelated with the feedback microphone based on a comparison of phases of the feedback microphone signal and the feedforward microphone signal.

US Pat. No. 11,032,630

CAPTURING AND PROCESSING SOUND SIGNALS FOR VOICE RECOGNITION AND NOISE/ECHO CANCELLING

XMOS Ltd, Bristol (GB)

1. A system comprising:an ultrasound emitter configured to emit an emitted ultrasound signal into an environment;
sound sensing equipment comprising a microphone or more than one co-located microphone, wherein at least one of the one or more microphones of said sound sensing equipment is arranged to capture from said environment a received audio signal comprising a component in a human audible range, and wherein at least one of said one or more microphones of the sound sensing equipment is arranged to capture a received ultrasound signal comprising reflections of the emitted ultrasound signal; and
a controller configured to perform operations of:
monitoring for one or more predetermined wake-up words in the received audio signal;
waking up a target device from a standby state in response to a positive detection of at least one of the one or more wake-up words; and
performing a gesture detection process, by using the ultrasound signal to detect the reflections of the emitted ultrasound signal and thereby detect user gestures performed by a user in said environment;
wherein the controller is configured to determine whether the received audio signal is a wake-up word or background noise, by making a determination as to whether the received audio signal is accompanied by a user gesture, as detected based on said gesture detection process, and declaring the positive detection of the at least one wake-up word in at least partial dependence on said determination that the received audio signal is accompanied by a user gesture.

US Pat. No. 11,032,629

MICROELECTROMECHANICAL MICROPHONE

STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L....

1. A process for manufacturing a microelectromechanical microphone comprising:applying an adhesive-tape support to one of a first face and a second face of a supporting substrate, wherein the supporting substrate includes a through opening extending from the first face to the second face;
placing a control chip in the through opening;
filling a space between walls of the through hole and the control chip with a polymeric material in a molding operation; and
removing the adhesive-tape support after filling the space.

US Pat. No. 11,032,628

ELECTRONIC DEMODULATION OF OPTICALLY PHASE DEMODULATED SIGNALS

Lawrence Livermore Nation...

1. An optical local oscillator (LO) generator configured to generate a radio frequency (RF) tone at a desired RF frequency, comprising:a first input configured to receive a broadband optical pulse train;
a second input coupled to a delay line interferometer to receive a first control voltage for controlling a delay value of the interferometer and to produce an output optical pulse train;
a dispersive element, coupled to the delay line interferometer, to map the output optical pulse train to a time-domain modulated optical pulse train, wherein a spectral peak of the time-domain modulated optical pulse train is aligned with the desired RF frequency;
an optical-to-electrical converter, coupled to the dispersive element, to convert the time-domain modulated optical pulse train to an analog electrical signal; and
an RF filter, coupled to the optical-to-electrical converter, to filter the analog electrical signal to generate the RF tone at the desired RF frequency.

US Pat. No. 11,032,627

MAINTENANCE DEVICE, PRESENTATION SYSTEM, AND PROGRAM

HITACHI, LTD., Tokyo (JP...

1. A maintenance device comprising:a failure component identification unit that collects an alarm issued when a measurement value, which is obtained by a measurement unit installed in an apparatus being a maintenance target, the measuring unit measuring a condition of a component constituting the apparatus, exceeds a range of a measurement threshold value upon the component being out of order and that collects the measurement value transmitted with the alarm from the apparatus, the failure component identification unit identifying the failure component on the basis of the measurement value exhibiting a condition indicating a peculiarity of the failure after the failure of the component;
an identification reliability determination unit that determines a reliability of the failure component identification result obtained by the failure component identification unit; and
a presentation unit that, when it is determined by the identification reliability determination unit that the reliability of the identification result is low, presents measures to enhance the reliability of the identification result until the measurement value exhibits a condition indicating the peculiarity of the failure,
wherein when the reliability of the identification result is determined to be low, the identification reliability determination unit transmits measures to enhance the reliability of the identification result presented by the apparatus to the apparatus, and causes the apparatus to present measures to enhance the reliability of the identification result.