US Pat. No. 11,115,976

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING UPLINK CONTROL CHANNEL IN FRAME STRUCTURE OF SHORT TRANSMISSION TIME INTERVAL AND DEVICE THEREFOR

KT CORPORATION, Seongnam...


1. A method of transmitting a short uplink physical control channel (sPUCCH), the method comprising:receiving a downlink data channel from a base station;
receiving an user equipment (UE)-specific offset value to transmit the sPUCCH for the downlink data channel through higher layer signaling; and
transmitting the sPUCCH including ACK/NACK information for the downlink data channel through a resource determined based on the UE-specific offset value,
wherein a 2-bit value of a sPUCCH field is included in a downlink control information (DCI) for determining the resource to transmit the sPUCCH for the downlink data channel.

US Pat. No. 11,115,972

TECHNIQUES FOR UPDATING RESOURCE TYPES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. An apparatus for wireless communication by an access node, comprising:a processor,
memory in electronic communication with the processor; and
instructions stored in the memory and executable by the processor to cause the apparatus to:receive a semi-static resource pattern for a first parent access node and for each additional parent access node of the access node;
receive downlink signaling indicating a resource release for a resource of a first link configured between the first parent access node and the access node;
determine that the resource released on the first link is available on a second link configured between a second parent access node and the access node based at least in part on the semi-static resource pattern;
schedule a parent-controlled resource, corresponding to the resource released on the first link, of a third link configured between the access node and a child access node based at least in part on the resource release for the resource of the first link and the resource released on the first link being available on the second link; and
communicate with the child access node via the parent-controlled resource based at least in part on the scheduling.


US Pat. No. 11,115,970

TECHNIQUES FOR CONFIGURING TRANSMISSION CONFIGURATION STATES IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

Qualcomm Incorporated, S...


1. A method of wireless communication, comprising, at a user equipment (UE):transmitting a message comprising data corresponding to one or more active transmission configuration states supported by the UE for detecting downlink beamformed signals;
receiving, from at least an access point and based on the message, a response corresponding to one or more active transmission configuration states;
determining the one or more active transmission configuration states based, at least in part, on the response, wherein an active transmission configuration state of the determined active transmission configuration states corresponds to, for a selected transmission configuration state, one of multiple possible triggers for a reference signal; and
detecting, based on at least one of the determined active transmission configuration states, one or more downlink beamformed signals transmitted by the access point.

US Pat. No. 11,115,968

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR EFFICIENT FREQUENCY RESOURCE ASSIGNMENT IN A COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method for communication, comprising:receiving a transport block size (TBS) configuration containing at least a portion of a frequency-domain resource allocation; and
receiving a downlink control information (DCI) message having an additional portion of the frequency-domain resource allocation, the TBS configuration and the additional portion of the frequency-domain resource allocation having frequency-domain resource allocation information to support data communication, wherein a frequency-domain resource assignment field in the DCI message comprises bits identifying a beginning resource block (RB) location in a communication stream.

US Pat. No. 11,115,966

BEAM FAILURE RECOVERY PROCEDURES USING BANDWIDTH PARTS

Comcast Cable Communicati...


1. A method comprising:receiving, by a wireless device, one or more configuration parameters for a secondary cell, wherein the one or more configuration parameters indicate a plurality of bandwidth parts (BWPs) comprising a first BWP and a second BWP;
switching an active BWP of the secondary cell to the first BWP;
transmitting a preamble associated with a random access procedure for the secondary cell;
determining based on a quantity of uplink transmissions, that the random access procedure is unsuccessful; and
based on the determining that the random access procedure is unsuccessful, switching the active BWP of the secondary cell to the second BWP.

US Pat. No. 11,115,963

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MULTIPLEXING UPLINK GRANT RESOURCES

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...


1. A method for multiplexing uplink grant resources, comprising:determining, by a network device, control information, wherein the control information comprises uplink grant resources information, wherein, the uplink grant resources information is used for indicating uplink grant resources configured by the network device for a terminal device, the control information is used for the terminal device to determine a multiplexing manner of remaining uplink grant resources, wherein the remaining uplink grant resources are uplink grant resources in the uplink grant resources except a part of uplink grant resources used for carrying data in one or more logical channels corresponding to the uplink grant resources, and the uplink grant resources correspond to a first numerology; and
transmitting, by the network device, the control information to the terminal device,
wherein the multiplexing manner is a partial logical channel multiplexing manner, wherein the partial logical channel multiplexing manner is that a logical channel multiplexing the remaining uplink grant resources is a logical channel corresponding to the first numerology.

US Pat. No. 11,115,962

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING UPLINK CHANNEL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...


1. A method for transmitting, by a user equipment (UE), an uplink control channel in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station via higher layer signaling, beam information for a transmission of the uplink control channel; and
transmitting, to the base station, the uplink control channel, via at least one beam configured based on the beam information,
wherein the beam information includes information for a pre-configured beam set including the at least one beam,
wherein the at least one beam is related to a reference signal which is transmitted and received between the base station and the UE,
wherein the at least one beam is based on a single beam or a plurality of beams in the pre-configured beam set,
wherein the at least one beam is configured to be the plurality of beams in the pre-configured beam set based on a specific condition being satisfied, and
wherein the specific condition is configured to be satisfied based on that a value represented by measurement information for the reference signal is smaller than a pre-configured threshold.

US Pat. No. 11,115,958

METHOD WHEREBY TERMINAL TRANSMITS AND RECEIVES SIDELINK SIGNALS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...


1. A method of performing a sidelink communication by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:selecting a first resource for performing a first signal transmission based on channel sensing on a sidelink resource pool;
selecting a second resource for performing a second signal transmission within the sidelink resource pool based on a time domain position of the first resource selected for the first signal transmission; and
performing the first signal transmission and the second signal transmission based on the first resource and the second resource,
wherein the first signal transmission is related to a new transmission, and the second signal transmission is related to a re-transmission, and
wherein in the selection of the second resource, the UE randomly selects the second resource within the sidelink resource pool while excluding the first resource in time domain such that the second resource is located within a specific number of subframes from a subframe at which the first resource is located, but the second resource is not located at a same time domain position as the first time resource.

US Pat. No. 11,115,956

PAGING PROCESSING METHOD, USER EQUIPMENT, NETWORK DEVICE AND COMPUTER STORAGE MEDIUM

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...


1. A paging processing method, applicable to a User Equipment (UE), the method comprising:adjusting at least one of a paging parameter or a paging calculation formula to obtain at least one of the adjusted paging parameter or the adjusted paging calculation formula; and
determining at least one of an adjusted Paging Frame (PF) or an adjusted Paging Occasion (PO) based on at least one of the adjusted paging parameter or the adjusted paging calculation formula;
receiving an indication for an unlicensed paging enhancement mode from a network side; and
determining to adjust at least one of the paging parameter or the paging calculation formula based on the indication for the unlicensed paging enhancement mode.

US Pat. No. 11,115,954

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD, NETWORK DEVICE, AND TERMINAL DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...


1. A wireless communication method, comprising:sending, by a network device, an instruction message to a first terminal device, wherein the instruction message is used for instructing the first terminal device to monitor a paging message of a second terminal device at a paging occasion of the first terminal device, or instructing the first terminal device to monitor a paging message of the second terminal device at a paging occasion of the second terminal device, the second terminal device communicating with the network device through the first terminal device;
receiving, by the network device, a state update message from the first terminal device, wherein the state update message is used for requesting the network device to update link state information of a link between the first terminal device and the second terminal device;
sending, by the network device, a response message for the state update message to the first terminal device; and
sending, by the network device according to the response message, a paging message of the second terminal device at a paging occasion of the first terminal device, or sending the paging message of the second terminal device at a paging occasion of the second terminal device.

US Pat. No. 11,115,953

RADIO OPERATION SWITCH BASED ON GPS MOBILITY DATA

Parallel Wireless, Inc., ...


1. A mobile cellular base station, comprising:a cellular base station being capable of 5G communication with a mobile device and having a wireless backhaul IP connection to provide data egress from the cellular base station;
a positioning module for determining a current location of the mobile cellular base station;
a velocity module coupled to an output of the positioning module for determining a current velocity of the mobile cellular base station; and
a self-organizing network (SON) network module configured to perform steps comprising:determining the current velocity of the mobile cellular base station;
comparing the current velocity to a threshold velocity to determine whether the current velocity exceeds the threshold velocity;
decreasing transmit power of the mobile cellular base station to reduce cell coverage area of the mobile cellular base station when the current velocity exceeds the threshold velocity;
switching, when the current velocity exceeds the threshold velocity, from a first radio band to a second radio band,
switching, when the current velocity exceeds the threshold velocity, the wireless backhaul IP connection from a first backhaul mode to a second backhaul mode, the first backhaul mode being configured to provide backhaul at a low speed, the second backhaul mode being configured to provide backhaul at a higher speed, and
maintaining the wireless backhaul IP connection to provide coverage to the mobile device in the reduced cell coverage area via switching from the first backhaul mode to the second backhaul mode,
wherein the reduced cell coverage area covers a vehicle housing the cellular base station.


US Pat. No. 11,115,949

REGISTERING USER EQUIPMENT WITH A CIRCUIT-SWITCHED DOMAIN

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


1. A system for detecting domain registration, comprising:a processor configured to:transmit a request to a node comprising an attribute value pair (AVP) comprising a first value and a second value,
receive a notification from the node that a user equipment (UE) is reconnected to a network and re-registered only to a circuit-switched (CS) domain of the network, and
transmit an instruction to provide a circuit-switched service to the UE; and

an output configured to output the notification that the UE is re-registered to the CS domain,
wherein the notification is based on a response to the request, the response indicating that the first value of the AVP is false and the second value of the AVP is true.

US Pat. No. 11,115,765

CENTRALLY CONTROLLING COMMUNICATION AT A VENUE

Biamp Systems, LLC, Beav...


1. A method comprising:receiving, at a presentation server, an audio data signal from a mobile device located in a presentation space;
identifying a mobile device identification characteristic of the mobile device based on the received audio data signal;
identifying a microphone nearest a location where the mobile device is located based on the audio data signal being received from the mobile device at the nearest microphone;
determining a location of the mobile device based on the location of the nearest microphone; and
playing the audio signal via a loudspeaker.

US Pat. No. 11,115,357

METHOD, A DEVICE AND A STORAGE MEDIUM OF FORWARDING VOICE INFORMATION IN INSTANT MESSAGING

SHANGHAI ZHANGMEN SCIENCE...


1. A method of forwarding voice information in instant messaging, the method comprising:acquiring voice information to be forwarded and a receiving user which are selected by a sending user;
in response to determining that the voice information is voice information inputted by the sending user, forwarding the voice information to the receiving user; and
in response to determining that the voice information is not voice information inputted by the sending user, feedbacking prompt information indicating that forwarding voice information from other users is prohibited to the sending user.

US Pat. No. 11,115,328

EFFICIENT TROUBLESHOOTING IN OPENFLOW SWITCHES

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...


1. A method implemented by a switch in a Software Defined Networking (SDN) network to trace packets in the SDN network, where the switch includes a packet processing pipeline that includes a plurality of flow tables, the method comprising:receiving a first packet;
determining, at a first flow table of the packet processing pipeline, whether the first packet is to be traced;
sending a copy of the first packet to an SDN controller and directing the first packet to a second flow table of the packet processing pipeline in response to a determination at the first flow table that the first packet is to be traced;
receiving, from the SDN controller, the copy of the first packet and an indication that the copy of the first packet is to be directed to a third flow table of the packet processing pipeline;
determining, at the first flow table, whether the copy of the first packet is to be traced;
setting a first field associated with the copy of the first packet to indicate that tracing is disabled for the copy of the first packet in response to a determination at the first flow table that the copy of the first packet is to be traced;
directing the copy of the first packet from the first flow table to the third flow table to resume processing of the copy of the first packet at the third flow table, wherein when the copy of the first packet arrives at the third flow table, the first field associated with the copy of the first packet is set to indicate that tracing is disabled for the copy of the first packet and a second field associated with the copy of the first packet is set to indicate that tracing is enabled for the copy of the first packet; and
copying, at the third flow table, content of the second field associated with the copy of the first packet to the first field associated with the copy of the first packet before directing the copy of the first packet to a fourth flow table of the packet processing pipeline, wherein the copying causes the first field associated with the copy of the first packet to indicate that tracing is enabled for the copy of the first packet to allow the copy of the first packet to be traced at the fourth flow table.

US Pat. No. 11,115,111

SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE AND METHOD FOR HIGH MOBILITY NETWORKING INCLUDING AIR BASED NODES AND COMPUTING DEVICES

Tarana Wireless, Inc., S...


1. A high mobility network, comprising: a plurality of air based communication nodes, wherein each air based communication node is configured to perform techniques for optimizing weight and power consumption, the techniques comprising power/energy consumption techniques, weight/area reduction techniques, or combinations thereof:a plurality of computing devices configured to communicate using the plurality of air based communication nodes, wherein the communicating comprises creating a wireless link between the plurality of air based communication nodes and the plurality of computing devices;
wherein at least one of the plurality of air based communication nodes is configured to communicate with at least one of the plurality of computing devices using low carrier frequencies; and
wherein a signal path from the at least one of the plurality of air based communication nodes to the at least one of the plurality of computing devices is orthogonal to a motion of the at least one of the plurality of computing devices.

US Pat. No. 11,115,020

SIGNAL TRANSMISSION CIRCUIT DEVICE, SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INSPECTING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, SIGNAL TRANSMISSION DEVICE, AND MOTOR DRIVE APPARATUS USING SIGNAL TRANSMISSION DEVICE

Rohm Co., Ltd., Kyoto (J...


1. A signal transmission device comprising:a signal transmission chip; and
a first lead frame supporting the signal transmission chip,
wherein the signal transmission chip comprises:a first inductor spiral ring;
a second inductor spiral ring;
a first bonding pad electrically coupled between the first inductor spiral ring and the second inductor spiral ring;
a guard ring provided to roundly cover the first inductor spiral ring and the second inductor spiral ring in a plan view; and
a plurality of bonding pads provided outside of the guard ring;

wherein a direction of rotation between the first inductor spiral ring and the second inductor spiral ring are different from each other so that the first and second inductor spiral rings are disposed substantially symmetrically about the first bonding pad, and no bonding pad is provided at a first side of the signal transmission chip,
wherein the signal transmission device further comprises a semiconductor chip and a second lead frame supporting the semiconductor chip, wherein the signal transmission chip and the semiconductor chip are placed to face each other.

US Pat. No. 11,114,257

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DC ARC DETECTION/SUPPRESSION

YAZAKI NORTH AMERICA, INC...


11. A method for detecting and suppressing DC electric arcs at a component that connects an electric power source to a load and that is configured to be actuable between an open position that impedes flow of electricity and a closed position that enables flow of electricity, the method comprising:electrically connecting an input terminal to a power source side of the component;
electrically connecting an output terminal to a load side of the component;
electrically connecting a detector circuit to the input and output terminals so as to be electrically connected in parallel to the component, the detector circuit being configured to detect a significant voltage spike across the component upon the component actuating between open and closed positions, the detector circuit also being configured to transmit a control signal upon detecting the significant voltage spike, the detector circuit including multiple circuit elements including a diode and a Zener diode, enabling both the detection of the significant voltage spike and the transmission of the control signal, that are directly electrically connected to each other, wherein the Zener diode is directly electrically connected to the diode; and
conducting electricity from the power source side of the component to the load side of the component upon a switching circuit receiving the control signal, wherein
the detector circuit includes a capacitor that is directly electrically connected to the input terminal, and a resistor that is directly electrically connected to the capacitor at a side opposite from the input terminal, the resistor also being directly electrically connected to the output terminal, and
the diode is directly electrically connected to the capacitor at the side opposite from the input terminal.

US Pat. No. 11,112,391

MASS SPECTROMETRIC DATA PROCESSING DEVICE FOR QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS

SHIMADZU CORPORATION, Ky...


1. A mass spectrometric device for determining a substance contained in a sample, the mass spectrometric device comprising:a mass spectrometer configured to perform mass spectrometric analysis on the sample to obtain data of the sample;
a mass spectrometer data processing device configured to perform qualitative analysis for qualitatively determining the substance contained in the sample based on the data, the mass spectrometer data processing device comprising:
a) a spectrum creator for creating a mass spectrum corresponding to a target substance in the sample based on the data obtained by the mass spectrometer through the mass spectrometric analysis;
b) an index value calculator for determining a signal intensity value at each of two mass-to-charge ratios previously determined for a specific substance in the mass spectrum corresponding to the target substance created by the spectrum creator, and for calculating a ratio or difference between the two signal intensity values as a first index value; and
c) a similarity index calculator for calculating, as a second index value, a degree of similarity in a peak pattern between a mass spectrum corresponding to the target substance and a mass spectrum corresponding to the specific substance; and
d) an index value evaluator for evaluating a possibility that the target substance is the specific substance, by comparing the first index value calculated by the index value calculator with a predetermined reference value or reference-value range, in response to the second index value calculated by the similarity index calculator being lower than a first threshold value and greater than a second threshold value.

US Pat. No. 11,111,913

OIL LUBRICATED COMPRESSOR


1. A method for starting an oil lubricated compressor, comprising the steps of:providing a universal motor;
configuring the universal motor to drive a flywheel and a drive belt that drives a pump assembly which is at least in part lubricated by an oil;
applying a start voltage to the universal motor in a range of 75V to 90V;
applying an inrush current of 90 amps or less to the universal motor for an inrush time of 300 ms or less; and
achieving a rotation of a rotor of the universal motor.

US Pat. No. 11,111,768

DRIVE EQUIPMENT AND METHODS FOR MOBILE FRACTURING TRANSPORTATION PLATFORMS

BJ Energy Solutions, LLC,...


1. A method of changing drive equipment of a mobile power unit, the method comprising:operating a first mobile power unit in a first configuration in which a gas turbine engine of the first mobile power unit drives a drive shaft through a reduction gearbox, the drive shaft being connected to a pump to drive the pump to provide high pressure fluid, such that the drive shaft has a maximum speed of rotation in a range of 1000 RPM to 1700 RPM;
receiving one or more signals indicative of an electrical demand or fluid requirements of a well pad site;
determining, based at least in part on the one or more signals, that the electrical demand is greater than an electrical supply or that a fluid capacity is greater than the fluid requirements; and
interchanging, based at least in part on the determination, the first mobile power unit from the first configuration to a second configuration by changing the pump for an electrical generator by replacing the pump with the electrical generator, in the second configuration the gas turbine engine of the first mobile power unit drives the drive shaft through the reduction gearbox and a generator gearbox, the drive shaft being connected to the electrical generator to provide electrical power, the generator gearbox at least partially offsetting the reduction gearbox.

US Pat. No. 11,110,950

TWO-WHEELED VEHICLE DOLLY AND METHOD OF MOVING SAME


1. A method for moving a two-wheeled or three-wheeled vehicle, the method comprising:disposing a front frame segment in front of a wheel of the two-wheeled or three-wheeled vehicle;
disposing a rear frame segment behind the wheel;
assembling a frame by connecting the front frame segment to the rear frame segment with a first connecting member disposed on a first side of the wheel and a second connecting member disposed on a second side of the wheel;
securing the two-wheeled or three-wheeled vehicle to the assembled frame;
causing wheels of the assembled frame to descend and thereby lift the wheel of the two-wheeled or three-wheeled vehicle; and
moving the two-wheeled or three-wheeled vehicle.

US Pat. No. 11,109,890

VERTEBRAL BODY ACCESS CANNULA WITH ENHANCED BENDING STIFFNESS

KYPHON SARL, Neuchatel (...


1. A cannula for kyphoplasty, the cannula comprising:a shaft extending along a longitudinal axis between opposite first and second end surfaces, the shaft comprising an inner surface defining a lumen, the shaft comprising a first opening that extends through the first end surface and a second opening that extends through the second end surface; and
a scoop comprising opposite first and second side walls each extending from the second end surface, the first side wall including a first top surface, the second side wall including a second top surface, the top surfaces extending parallel to one another along at least a portion of the scoop, the scoop comprising an arcuate inner surface that is continuous with the inner surface of the shaft and an opposite outer surface, the scoop having a maximum width, the maximum width being equal to a maximum width of the shaft, the scoop including a first portion, a second portion and a third portion between the first portion and the second portion, the third portion including a rib having a radius of curvature that is less than a radius of curvature of the first portion or the second portion, the rib extending parallel to the longitudinal axis and comprising a concave inner surface that is continuous with the arcuate inner surface and a convex outer surface that is continuous with the outer surface, the rib being spaced apart from the second top surface, the scoop having only one rib, a portion of the arcuate inner surface between the second end surface and the rib having a continuous radius of curvature from the first top surface to the second top surface.

US Pat. No. 11,110,092

METHODS OF TREATING HEMATOLOGIC CANCERS

BIOCRYST PHARMACEUTICALS,...


1. A method of treating a hematologic cancer in a subject comprising the steps of:a. administering to the subject an effective amount Forodesine; and
b. administering to the subject an effective amount of an alkylating agent, wherein the administration of Forodesine and the alkylating agent results in a synergistic effect, wherein the alkylating agent is Bendamustine and the hematologic cancer is resistant to Bendamustine and Fludarabine.

US Pat. No. 11,116,107

FLEXIBLE SCREEN

BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO.,...


1. A flexible screen comprising:a display substrate comprising a first portion, a second portion, and a third portion sequentially connected, the second portion folded to form an end portion of the flexible screen; and
a support plate for supporting the display substrate,
wherein the first portion and the third portion of the display substrate are opposite to each other, the support plate is arranged between the first portion and the third portion of the display substrate, and one end of the support plate faces one surface of the second portion; and
wherein the one surface of the second portion facing the support plate is provided with an end heat dissipation device.

US Pat. No. 11,116,098

DYNAMICALLY BENDABLE AUTOMOTIVE INTERIOR DISPLAY SYSTEMS

CORNING INCORPORATED, Co...


1. A dynamically bendable cover substrate comprising:a first major surface, second major surface opposing the first major surface and a minor surface connecting the first major surface and the second major surface, a thickness defined as a distance between the first major surface and the second major surface, a width defined as a first dimension of one of the first or second major surfaces orthogonal to the thickness, a length defined as a second dimension of one of the first or second major surfaces orthogonal to both the thickness and the width, and a bend axis,
wherein the cover substrate is dynamically bendable around the bend axis in a repeating cycle from a first radius of curvature to a second radius of curvature and from the second radius of curvature to the first radius of curvature; and
wherein, when an impactor having a mass of 6.8 kg impacts the first major surface at an impact velocity of 5.35 m/s to 6.69 m/s, the deceleration of the impactor is 120 g (g-force) or less.

US Pat. No. 11,116,091

FLEXIBLE DISPLAY SCREEN AND DISPLAY DEVICE


1. A flexible display screen, comprising:a display panel comprising a display surface and a support base away from the display surface, wherein the support base is a stepped structure;
at least one reel mechanism disposed on a side of the display panel, wherein a part of the display panel is wrapped around inside the reel mechanism; and
a support structure comprising a plurality of support plates;
wherein when the display panel is drawn out, the plurality of support plates in the support structure forms a laminated structure, and a step of the support base of the display panel closest to the reel mechanism is disposed on a topmost layer of the plurality of support plates; and
wherein when the display panel is expanded, the plurality of support plates in the support structure corresponding thereto is drawn out, and the plurality of support plates drawn out form a stepped structure, which fits the stepped structure of the support base of the expanded display panel, and the display surface of the expanded display panel forms a flat surface.

US Pat. No. 11,116,072

DISCRETE CIRCUIT HAVING CROSS-TALK NOISE CANCELLATION CIRCUITRY AND METHOD THEREOF

Intel Corporation, Santa...


1. An apparatus, comprising:a semiconductor chip to be disposed between a transmitting semiconductor chip and a receiving semiconductor chip, the semiconductor chip comprising cross-talk noise cancellation circuitry disposed between a disturber trace and a trace to be protected from cross-talk noise emanating from said disturber trace, said trace to be protected from cross-talk noise emanating from said disturber trace to be coupled to a receiver disposed on the receiving semiconductor chip, wherein, a first signal that is to propagate on said disturber trace is to be received by said semiconductor chip at a first input of said semiconductor chip, and wherein, a second signal that is to propagate on said trace to be protected from cross-talk noise emanating from said disturber trace is to be received by said semiconductor chip at a second input of said semiconductor chip, wherein, at least one of said first and second signals are driven by said transmitting semiconductor chip, wherein said disturber trace and said trace to be protected from cross-talk noise emanating from said disturber trace are components of a memory channel.

US Pat. No. 11,116,060

PRESENCE SIMULATION SYSTEM AND METHOD

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...


1. A presence simulation system for creating an impression of an environment, comprising at least one luminaire, being occupied when unoccupied, the presence simulation system comprising:a user interface;
a profile generator configured to generate in electronic storage a plurality of virtual occupant profiles, each defining a virtual persona living in the environment, according to profile creation inputs received via the user interface, each virtual occupant profile comprising user-defined virtual occupant identity data and an associated virtual occupant identifier which distinguishes each of the plurality of virtual occupant profiles from each other, wherein the user-defined virtual occupant identity data in each virtual occupant profile comprises age data, employment status data, gender data, or family member data;
a presence simulator configured to generate a sequence of simulated control actions, by applying a behaviour simulation algorithm to the user-defined virtual occupant identity data of the electronically-stored virtual occupant profiles; and
a lighting controller configured to vary at least one characteristic of light emitted by the at least one luminaire according to the sequence of simulated control actions.

US Pat. No. 11,116,045

VARIABLE PITCH RESISTANCE COIL HEATER

Watlow Electric Manufactu...


1. A heater comprising:a first conducting pin;
a second conducting pin; and
a plurality of resistance coils, each resistance coil including a first end connected to the first conducting pin and a second end connected to the second conducting pin,
wherein at least one resistance coil of the plurality of resistance coils has a continuously variable pitch.

US Pat. No. 11,116,043

HIGH TEMPERATURE HEATER LAMP

Arizona Board of Regents ...


1. A high temperature heater lamp, comprising:a ceramic envelope having an interior, the ceramic envelope composed of a refractory ceramic that is substantially infrared transparent;
a filament composed of a refractory material and enclosed within the ceramic envelope; and
two lead wires communicatively coupled to each other via the filament;
wherein the refractory ceramic is alumina;
wherein the interior of the ceramic envelope is evacuated.

US Pat. No. 11,116,041

WIRELESS DATA SERVICE CONTROL OVER RADIO BANDS IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Sprint Communications Com...


1. A method of operating a wireless communication network to control a wireless data service for a wireless User Equipment (UE), the method comprising:a wireless access node wirelessly exchanging user data with the wireless UE over a radio band to deliver the wireless data service;
the wireless access node determining a communication performance metric for the wireless UE over the radio band and wirelessly transferring the communication performance metric to the wireless UE;
the wireless UE wirelessly receiving the communication performance metric, translating the communication performance metric into a service instruction for the radio band, and wirelessly transferring the service instruction to the wireless access node;
the wireless access node wirelessly receiving the service instruction and transferring the service instruction to a network controller; and
the network controller receiving the service instruction and modifying the wireless data service for the wireless UE over the radio band in response to the service instruction.

US Pat. No. 11,116,040

METHOD OF COORDINATING A COMMUNICATION NETWORK

NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWO...


1. A method of coordinating a communication network comprising a self-organizing network coordinator, the method comprising:receiving, from a dynamic context database, dynamic context information at the self-organizing network coordinator associated with at least one self-organizing network function instance and another at least one self-organizing network function instance, the dynamic context information comprising a current impact area of the at least one self-organizing network function instance and the another at least one self-organizing network function instance, wherein the current impact area is an area in which the at least one self-organizing network function instance has influence or impact on the another at least one self-organizing network function instance;
determining based on the dynamic context information a conflicting impact of the at least one self-organizing network function instance on a performance of operation of the another at least one self-organizing network function instance;
performing a coordination of the at least one self-organizing network function instance to prevent the conflicting impact; and
updating the dynamic context information.

US Pat. No. 11,116,038

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING MAC PDUS AND RELATED PRODUCT

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...


1. A data transmission method, comprising:receiving, by a receiving end, a data packet from a transmitting end, wherein the data packet comprises a medium access control layer (MAC) protocol data unit (PDU), the MAC PDU comprises multiple MAC subPDUs, and at least one MAC subPDU of the multiple MAC subPDUs comprises a MAC sub-header;
wherein the MAC sub-header comprises a first information field, and the first information field is configured to indicate whether the MAC sub-header comprises a length indication L field;
wherein the first information field is configured to indicate that the MAC sub-header does not comprise the L field, and a format of the MAC sub-header is the first information field/a second information field/a logical channel identification (LCID) field, or
the format of the MAC sub-header is the first information field/the second information field/a third information field;
wherein the second information field is configured to indicate the LCID field or the third information field, the third information field is configured to indicate multiple consecutive MAC subPDUs after the MAC sub-header, and each MAC subPDU of the multiple consecutive MAC subPDUs, except the MAC subPDU to which the MAC sub-header belongs, does not comprise a sub-header.

US Pat. No. 11,116,034

WI-FI COMMUNICATION OF WIRELESS EMERGENCY ALERTS


1. A device comprising:a first network connection for connecting to a wireless local area network (WLAN);
a second network connection for connecting to a cellular network;
a processor communicatively coupled to the first network connection;
a display communicatively coupled to the processor; and
memory storing instructions that cause the processor to effectuate operations, the operations comprising:receiving, via the first network connection, a first wireless emergency alert (WEA) message comprising first alert and a first indication of a first geographic area associated with the first alert;
receiving, via the second network connection, a second WEA message comprising a second alert and a second indication of a second geographic area associated with the second alert, wherein the second geographic area overlaps the first geographic area;
comparing that comprises:comparing the first geographic area and the second geographic area; and
comparing a temporal relationship between the first WEA message and the second WEA message;

based on the comparing, determining that the first alert and the second alert relate to a common event; and
based on the first alert and the second alert relating to the common event, causing the display to render an alert indication based on the first WEA message and the second WEA message.


US Pat. No. 11,116,029

MOBILITY MANAGEMENT ENTITY, NETWORK ENTITY, AND METHOD AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM THEREFOR

NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (...


1. A network entity comprising:at least one memory; and
at least one processor coupled to the at least one memory and configured to:send, to a mobility management entity or a subscriber server, a request message in order to configure the mobility management entity to report a second identifier to be used by a radio access network node to identify a radio terminal that establishes a radio connection with the radio access network node, the radio access network node being different from the network entity;
receive the second identifier from the mobility management entity directly or through the subscriber server, the second identifier including one or any combination of a C-RNTI, an MME UE S1AP ID, an eNB UE S1AP ID, an S1 S-GW TEID, and an S1 eNB TEID; and
communicate with the radio access network node by using the second identifier.


US Pat. No. 11,116,026

RANDOM ACCESS METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR USE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM SUPPORTING DUAL CONNECTIVITY

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


1. A method performed by a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:identifying that a first physical random access channel (PRACH) transmission on a first cell associated with a master cell group is overlapped with a second PRACH transmission on a second cell associated with a secondary cell group in a time domain and a sum of a transmission power determined for the first PRACH transmission on the first cell and a transmission power determined for the second PRACH transmissions on the second cell exceeds a configured maximum transmission power for the terminal;
performing the first PRACH transmission on the first cell based on the transmission power determined for the first PRACH transmission;
reducing the transmission power determined for the second PRACH transmission;
performing the second PRACH transmission on the second cell based on the reduced transmission power;
identifying that no random access response for the second PRACH transmission is received for a predetermined time;
identifying a transmission power for the second PRACH transmission on the second cell based on skipping an increase of a counter associated with a transmission power for the second PRACH transmission; and
performing the second PRACH transmission on the second cell based on the identified transmission power after identifying that no random access response for the second PRACH transmission is received.

US Pat. No. 11,116,022

METHOD FOR RELAYING MESSAGES IN LOW POWER WIDE AREA NETWORK AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

Electronics and Telecommu...


1. An operation method of a terminal in a communication system, the operation method comprising:transmitting a first join request message to a base station without IQ inversion;
when a number of failed transmissions of the first join request message is greater than or equal to a preconfigured threshold, transmitting an IQ-inverted second join request message to a relay; and
receiving a join response message from the relay that is a response to the second join request message,
wherein the second join request message is transmitted to the base station through the relay, and the join response message is generated by the base station.

US Pat. No. 11,116,019

DATACENTER, COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD IN A COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (...


1. A communication system comprising:a first wireless communication facility operated by a first mobile network operator;
a second wireless communication facility operated by a second mobile network operator; and
a data center operated by a mobile virtual network operator, wherein the data center is configured to:receive traffic from a device through the first communication facility or the second communication facility; and
send the traffic to a mobile virtual network realizing a mobile network function operated by the mobile virtual network operator,

wherein the traffic is from the device subscribed to a service operated by the mobile virtual network operator.

US Pat. No. 11,116,015

EFFICIENT METHOD OF DL-CINR MEASUREMENT AND REPORTING IN NB IOT

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method of wireless communication by a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving, at the UE, a random access response including a first signal via a first physical channel and a second signal via a second physical channel from a base station (BS);
generating a connection request based on the random access response;
estimating a carrier to interference plus noise ratio (CINR) of a random-access channel based on at least one of the first signal or the second signal; and
sending a message including the CINR and the connection request to the BS in response to the random access response,
wherein estimating the CINR comprises dividing an estimated signal power by a difference between an estimated total power and the estimated signal power.

US Pat. No. 11,116,012

DATA TRANSMITTING METHOD AND APPARATUS

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


1. A method by a terminal for transmitting data in a wireless communication, the method comprising:transmitting, to a base station, an uplink signal in a first reference time resource;
identifying hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) related information corresponding to the uplink signal;
identifying whether the first reference time resource is the same as a second reference time resource;
adjusting a value of a contention window (CW) for performing a first procedure, based on the identified HARQ related information, in case that the first reference time resource is not the same as the second reference time resource, wherein the first procedure is performed based on a detection that determines an available channel for performing transmissions; and
keeping the value of the CW for each priority, in case that the first reference time resource is the same as the second reference time resource,
wherein the first reference time resource is a most recent time resource in which the terminal has transmitted an uplink transmission according to the first procedure, before a first uplink grant including the HARQ related information is received from the base station, and
wherein the second reference time resource is a most recent time resource in which the terminal has transmitted an uplink transmission according to the first procedure, before a second uplink grant previous of the first uplink grant was received.

US Pat. No. 11,116,011

CHANNEL ACCESS METHOD, ACCESS POINT AND STATION

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...


1. A channel access method configured for an access point (AP), comprising:configuring multiple basic service sets (BSSs) as part of a BSS set of the AP, wherein the configuring allows usage of a same channel by the multiple BSSs in the BSS set; and
notifying, by the AP, an integer value m corresponding to a maximum number of predefined AIDs in a predefined-identifier set, wherein, among m values, one value is used for identifying all of the multiple BSSs in the BSS set of the AP and each of the remaining (m?1) values is used to indicate a respective one of the BSSs in the BSS set of the AP;
sending, to a station, a radio frame comprising information relating to at least one basic service set (BSS) in the BSS set of the AP,
wherein the radio frame is a frame of the at least one BSS and carries a predefined BSS color identifier for identifying whether the radio frame is associated with the at least one BSS in the BSS set and at least one of: a predefined association identifier (AID) for identifying the at least one BSS in the BSS set and a predefined AID for identifying all of the multiple BSSs in the BSS set.

US Pat. No. 11,116,007

METHOD OF TRANSMITTING UPLINK SIGNAL FROM USER EQUIPMENT IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM SUPPORTING UNLICENSED BAND AND APPARATUS SUPPORTING THE SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...


1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE) operating in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:performing an autonomous uplink (AUL) transmission starting before time unit n using a channel access procedure (CAP) on a unlicensed band, wherein n is an integer;
receiving a UL grant for a scheduled uplink (SUL) transmission to begin at the time unit n on the unlicensed band;
based on a priority class value for channel access for the SUL transmission being larger than a priority class value for channel access for the AUL transmission, terminating the AUL transmission, while the AUL transmission is ongoing and before the AUL transmission ends, such that a time gap remains after the AUL transmission and before the time unit n at which the SUL transmission is scheduled to start; and
performing the SUL transmission starting from the time unit n on the unlicensed band.

US Pat. No. 11,116,000

PROACTIVE PUSCH GRANTS TO PREVENT RATE THROTTLING

CommScope Technologies LL...


1. A method performed by a base station in connection with communicating with user equipment (UE), the method comprising:transmitting user data to the UE from the base station on a shared downlink channel;
determining if a throughput for the user data transmitted to the UE on the shared downlink channel is greater than a threshold amount; and
if the throughput for the user data transmitted to the UE on the shared downlink channel is greater than the threshold amount, providing, by the base station, the UE with a minimum amount of access to a shared uplink channel by making proactive grants of uplink resources when necessary.

US Pat. No. 11,115,989

PRIMARY COMPONENT CARRIER SELECTION IN A WIRELESS ACCESS NODE THAT USES MULTIPLE RADIO FREQUENCY BANDS

Sprint Communications Com...


1. A method of operating a wireless access node to serve wireless User Equipment (UE) over a Primary Component Carrier (PCC) and at least one Secondary Component Carrier (SCC), the method comprising:radio circuitry wirelessly receiving a report from the wireless UE indicating radio frequency bands and received signal strengths for the radio frequency bands;
processing circuitry identifying ones of the radio frequency bands having adequate ones of the received signal strengths;
the processing circuitry determining electrical down-tilt angles for the identified ones of the radio frequency bands;
the processing circuitry selecting one of the identified radio frequency bands having a smaller one of the electrical down-tilt angles; and
the radio circuitry wirelessly exchanging user data and network signaling with the wireless UE over the selected one of the frequency bands to serve the wireless UE over the PCC and wirelessly transferring additional user data to the wireless UE over at least some of the radio frequency bands to serve the wireless UE over the at least one SCC.

US Pat. No. 11,115,982

TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPARATUSES AND METHODS

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...


1. A base station for use in a mobile telecommunications system, the system comprising the base station and a terminal operable to communicate with the base station via a wireless interface, the wireless interface having a first frequency band and a second frequency band, wherein the first frequency band is different from the second frequency band and the base station comprises a transmitter, a receiver and a controller, the controller being configured to:determine that, at a time t, an acknowledgment signal is to be transmitted by the base station to the terminal in the second frequency band; and
transmit, via the transmitter and upon determination that at the time t a downlink signal is to be transmitted to the teii iinal in the first frequency band, a multiplexed signal by multiplexing the acknowledgment signal with the downlink signal and transmitting the multiplexed signal in the first frequency band.

US Pat. No. 11,115,981

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ALLOCATING RESOURCE BASED ON ANCHOR CARRIER IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...


1. A method for allocating resources for a sidelink transmission by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:selecting a first carrier among multiple carriers;
allocating a first resource on the first carrier;
allocating a second resource on a second carrier, among the multiple carriers except the first carrier, based on an offset from the first resource on the first carrier; and
performing the sidelink transmission by using the first resource on the first carrier and the second resource on the second carrier.

US Pat. No. 11,115,979

OPTIMIZING NETWORK DEMODULATION PERFORMANCES BY SIGNALING SUPPORTED UE TRANSIENT TIME

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...


1. A method in a first node comprising:determining a time resource over which the first node transmits a signal to a second node;
signaling, to at least one of the second node or a third node, in response to a request, information about one or more transient time parameters associated with the time resource, wherein the one or more transient time parameters are used by the first node for transmitting the signal to the second node during the time resource; and
adapting a transmitter configuration of the first node for transmitting the signal to the second node based on one of the one or more transient time parameters.

US Pat. No. 11,115,975

METHOD FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION BETWEEN SUBSCRIBERS AND BASE STATIONS


1. A wireless communication method between subscribers and base stations, the method comprising:dividing the subscribers into subscriber groups having subscriber group numbers, each of which has subgroups, each including one subscriber;
dividing the base stations into base station groups, and all base stations of all base station groups have the same number of receiving channels of a UNB narrowband modulation, and all base stations of each base station group have data channels with the same time and frequency characteristics;
periodically sending messages to all subscribers using all base stations, which includes the corresponding subscriber group numbers of subscriber groups;
receiving and decoding the messages by the subscribers;
when the subscriber group number of a respective subscriber matches the subscriber group number in a message of the messages the subscriber received, sending by all subscribers of a subscriber group of the subscriber groups having the subscriber group number response messages to base stations using a UNB narrow-band modulation, and sending the response messages sequentially from all subgroups of subscribers of the subscriber group, the subscribers of the subgroup sending the response messages at different frequencies and the base stations receiving the response messages on all frequencies corresponding to the subscribers, decoding the response messages, and forming a response message database, which is used to generate subsequent messages, including the corresponding subscriber group numbers of subscriber groups, and cyclically repeating the periodic sending of the subsequent messages and repeating the reception of the response messages.

US Pat. No. 11,115,974

RESOLVING COLLIDING SIGNALS

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...


1. A method of operation of a radio access node in a cellular communications network, comprising:transmitting a downlink transmission to a wireless device using one or more Physical Resource Blocks, PRBs, that comprise reserved Resource Elements, REs, by first mapping the downlink transmission to REs in the one or more PRBs and then mapping reference symbols to a subset of the REs in the one or more PRBs that are the reserved REs such that the downlink transmission is punctured by the reference symbols at positions of the reserved REs, the downlink transmission being a physical downlink channel transmission.

US Pat. No. 11,115,971

METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR TRANSMITTING PERIODIC UPLINK INFORMATION/SIGNALS

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...


1. A method for transmitting periodic uplink information/signal, comprising:receiving configuration signaling transmitted by an access network device, the configuration signaling containing a configuration parameter of periodic uplink information/signal;
determining a target transmission unit according to the configuration parameter; and
transmitting or cancelling target periodic uplink information/signal according to the number of an uplink symbol in the target transmission unit,
wherein transmitting or cancelling the target periodic uplink information/signal according to the number of the uplink symbol in the target transmission unit comprises:
when the number of the uplink symbol in the target transmission unit is smaller than a second threshold, cancelling the target periodic uplink information/signal.

US Pat. No. 11,115,964

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTO-DETECTION OF WLAN PACKETS USING HEADER

Huawei Technologies Co., ...


1. A method comprising:transmitting, by a wireless transmitter, in a 60 GHz frequency band a wireless packet comprising a first header and a second header, the first header carrying a plurality of bits, a logical value of a subset of the plurality of bits in the first header indicating the presence of the second header in the wireless packet, both of the first header and the second header being physical layer packet headers, the first header carrying a first parameter for an IEEE 802.11ad packet type, the second header carrying a second parameter for an IEEE 802.11ay packet type, the second parameter indicating a number of bonded channels, wherein channel bonding is not supported by the IEEE 802.11ad packet type.

US Pat. No. 11,115,961

METHODS AND DEVICES FOR TRANSMISSION OF CONTROL DATA TO A USER EQUIPMENT

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...


1. A method for transmission of control data to a user equipment in a mobile telecommunication system, wherein the method comprises:sending control data to the user equipment in a data transmission, wherein the data transmission has a first control data region and a second control data region, wherein the first control data region and the second control data region are located in a data region of the data transmission and the data transmission is free of a control region in the data transmission preceding the data region, wherein the first control data region comprises common control data for different user equipments, and wherein the second control data region comprises user-equipment-specific control data for said user equipment;
performing, by the user equipment, a blind decoding of transmission elements within the data transmission in order to detect the control data in the data region in the data transmission.

US Pat. No. 11,115,959

RESOURCE EXCLUSION FOR DEVICE TO DEVICE COMMUNICATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method of wireless communication performed by a user equipment (UE), comprising:selecting, in a first time slot, a set of resources to use for transmission to another UE;
evaluating, in a second time slot, that one or more resources of the set of resources are unavailable, wherein the second time slot is defined based at least in part on at least one processing timeline, and wherein the at least one processing timeline is defined based at least in part on one or more of:a quantity of slots, or
a subcarrier spacing; and

reselecting another resource for transmission of information to the other UE based on the one or more resources of the set of resources being unavailable.

US Pat. No. 11,115,955

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING PAGING MESSAGE, DEVICE, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

ZTE Corporation, Shenzhe...


1. A wireless communication method, comprising:receiving, by a distributed unit (DU) of a base station in a 5G network from a centralized unit (CU) of the base station, a paging message, wherein the paging message comprises assistance information that comprises a discontinuous reception (DRX) parameter and a list of cells;
determining, by the DU, a transmission time point of the paging message according to the DRX parameter; and
transmitting, by the DU to a user equipment (UE), the paging message at the transmission time point according to the assistance information.

US Pat. No. 11,115,951

VIRTUAL BOUNDARY MARKING TECHNIQUES IN BEAMFORMED WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method for wireless communication at a user equipment (UE), comprising:receiving configuration information comprising a flag, the flag indicative of a real time base station virtual boundary geometry;
decoding a plurality of virtual boundary marking code blocks (VBMCB) associated with the configuration information, said decoding based on UE eigenvector information; and
determining to establish communications with the base station within the real time base station virtual boundary geometry.

US Pat. No. 11,115,950

LOCATION SERVICES USING MULTIPLE LIGHT FIXTURES

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...


1. A system comprising:an object comprising a communication device, wherein the communication device of the object broadcasts a first radio frequency signal from a first location within a volume of space at a first time;
a first light fixture disposed at a first light fixture location in the volume of space and comprising at least one first light source, a first antenna, and a first receiver, wherein the first receiver, using the first antenna, receives the first radio frequency signal, wherein the at least one first light source provides a first general illumination to the volume of space, wherein the first receiver receiving the first radio frequency signal is independent of the at least one first light source providing the first general illumination to the volume of space;
a second light fixture disposed at a second light fixture location in the volume of space, wherein the second light fixture comprises at least one second light source, a second antenna, and a second receiver, wherein the second receiver, using the second antenna, receives the first radio frequency signal, wherein the at least one second light source provides a second general illumination to the volume of space, wherein the second receiver receiving the first radio frequency signal is independent of the at least one second light source providing the second general illumination to the volume of space; and
a controller communicably coupled to the first light fixture and the second light fixture, wherein the controller:determines a first strength of the first radio frequency signal received by the first receiver;
determines a second strength of the first radio frequency signal received by the second receiver;
determines a difference between the first strength of the first radio frequency signal received by the first receiver relative to the second strength of the first radio frequency signal received by the second receiver based on a first distance between the first light fixture location of the first light fixture and the second light fixture location of the second light fixture and starting a time period;
scales a location of the object in a first plane using the difference between the first strength of the first radio frequency signal and the second strength of the first radio frequency signal;
scales a location of the object in a second plane using the difference between the first strength of the first radio frequency signal and the second strength of the first radio frequency signal; and
determines a location of the object in the volume of space based on scaling the location of the object in the first plane and scaling the location of the object in the second plane.


US Pat. No. 11,115,872

HIERARCHICAL AND INTELLIGENT DISTRIBUTED CONTROLLERS FOR AN ACCESS NETWORK


1. A 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, the operations comprising:
obtaining a request associated with a service from a user equipment, wherein the request comprises at least one credential associated with: the user equipment, a user of the user equipment, or a combination thereof;
responsive to the obtaining of the request, verifying that the request is valid by comparing the at least one credential with a plurality of verified credentials;
identifying at least a first parameter responsive to the verifying, wherein the at least a-first parameter is associated with a service license agreement, the user equipment, a first edge device of a plurality of edge devices, or any combination thereof;
selecting the first edge device of the plurality of edge devices in accordance with the at least a-first parameter, resulting in a first selected edge device;
establishing a communication session between the first selected edge device and the user equipment to provide at least a part of the service to the user equipment in accordance with a first access technology to facilitate a transfer of first data associated with a first part of the service to the user equipment, wherein the first access technology comprises cellular network access technology;
determining that the at least first parameter associated with the communication session falls below a threshold resulting in a determination;
identifying an application executed by the user equipment in accordance with the service;
identifying a quality of service associated with the application; and
responsive to the determination, handing-over the communication session to a second edge device to facilitate a transfer of second data associated with a second part of the service to the user equipment, wherein the second edge device utilizes a second access technology to facilitate the transfer of the second data, wherein the second access technology comprises WiFi access technology, wherein the handing-over of the communication session to the second edge device comprises filtering the second data according to the quality of service associated with the application.

US Pat. No. 11,115,859

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AUTONOMOUS TRANSMISSION

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...


1. A method for uplink transmission in a wireless communication system, the method performed by a wireless device comprising:receiving a semi-persistent scheduling (SPS) configuration for configuring uplink transmission within an SPS window without dynamic grant from a base station, the SPS configuration including an SPS window period and a number of consecutive slots in the SPS window; and
transmitting a plurality of physical uplink shared channels (PUSCHs) within the SPS window at the SPS windows period to the base station, each PUSCH being transmitted in one or more slots in the SPS window.

US Pat. No. 11,115,846

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING A CHANNEL STATE INFORMATION REPORT USING AN OVERSAMPLING FACTOR FOR A SUBSET OF THE SET OF BEAMS

Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. L...


1. A method in a user equipment for generating a channel state information report, the method comprising:receiving a set of reference signals transmitted from a base station;
identifying a set of beams based on the set of reference signals;
transforming the set of reference signals to obtain a set of vectors of amplitude and phase coefficients of a compressed codebook, each amplitude coefficient vector and phase coefficient vector corresponding to an identified beam in the set of beams;
wherein the amplitude coefficient vector for each identified beam in the set of beams is adjusted by a selected value, wherein the selected value is determined such that the amplitude coefficient vector corresponding to a particular beam is normalized to a known predetermined value;
setting a predefined oversampling factor to a subset of the set of beams to a value greater than one, wherein the particular beam is excluded from the subset of beams;
generating a fractional part of the predefined oversampling factor of the subset of beams wherein the fractional part is based on the value of the predefined oversampling factor of the subset of beams; and
reporting an indication of the fractional part of the predefined oversampling factor as a part of the channel state information report.

US Pat. No. 11,115,815

RADIO FREQUENCY (RF) EMITTER DETECTOR

PPIP, LLC, Chandler, AZ ...


1. An apparatus comprising:a peripheral interface connectable to a second device, wherein the second device is operably connectable to a personal communication device and includes a housing arranged to hold the personal communication device, wherein the apparatus, the second device, and the personal communication device are distinct devices;
a radio frequency (RF) detection device operable to detect energy carrying a communication signal to or from the personal communication device; and
a controller coupled to the peripheral interface and the RF detection device, wherein the controller is operable to:
obtain SIM information, via the peripheral interface and the second device upon the apparatus being attached to the housing of the second device, from the personal communication device,
scan an RF spectrum of the communication signal, received by the RF detection device, in order to identify physical layer communication signal characteristics of communications associated with the personal communication device,
decode the communications associated with the personal communication device in accordance with the physical layer communication signal characteristics and the SIM information, and
generate a notification in accordance with a determination that abnormal activities exist in the identified physical layer communication signal characteristics of the communications, wherein the notification triggers interruption of the communication signal to or from the personal communication device upon identifying an RF energy burst through a comparison of energy detected by the RF detection device to a threshold.

US Pat. No. 11,115,791

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SUPPLYING ADDITIONAL VEHICLE INFORMATION FROM AN ASSET TRACKING SYSTEM

BlackBerry Limited, Wate...


1. A method at a first computing device within an Intelligent Transportation System for vehicle length reporting, the method comprising:receiving, at the first computing device, a reported position from a second computing device;
finding position information for the first computing device from a position sensor;
determining that a time stamp for the reported position from the second computing device, and a time stamp for the position information for the first computing device are within a threshold time of each other;
calculating a difference between the position found for the first computing device and the position reported from the second computing device; and
using the difference for vehicle length reporting.

US Pat. No. 11,115,732

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR BUILDING MULTIPLE GPS TRACKERS FROM A COMMON CORE

Flex Ltd., Singapore (SG...


1. A computer system,wherein the computer system is one or more of inside and attached to one or more of a pallet and a shipment container, the computer system comprising:
a processor;
a wireless physical interface; and
a computer-readable storage medium storing computer-readable instructions which, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to perform steps comprising:communicating with a first sensor and a second sensor of a vehicle via the wireless physical interface, wherein the vehicle contains the one or more of the pallet and the shipment container;
based on the communication with the first and second sensors, determining a type of sensor associated with each of the first and second sensors of the vehicle;
receiving first information from the first sensor via the wireless physical interface;
determining, based on the first information received from the first sensor, a significant event has occurred, wherein the determination that the significant event has occurred is made based on the type of sensor associated with the first sensor, wherein the significant event is associated with a significant movement of the vehicle, and wherein determining the significant event has occurred comprises determining a change in a quality associated with the first sensor is greater than a threshold value; and
based on the determination that the change in the quality associated with the first sensor is greater than the threshold value, recording second information received from the second sensor via the wireless physical interface, wherein the recorded second information comprises data received from the second sensor an amount of time prior to and following the significant event.


US Pat. No. 11,115,631

IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...


1. An image processing apparatus for converting captured image data into display image data for display on a display surface, comprising one or more processors and one or more memories storing one or more programs, wherein the one or more programs cause the one or more processors to perform:setting a display magnification on the display surface for the captured image data of an image of an object;
calculating, based on the display magnification and a first direction from an observer viewpoint toward a position on the display surface, a second direction from a capturing viewpoint of the captured image data toward the object; and
generating, based on the captured image data, the display image data such that the image of the object in the second direction from the capturing viewpoint of the captured image data is displayed at a position on the display surface in the first direction from the observer viewpoint,
wherein an elevation angle of the first direction is an elevation angle of the second direction multiplied by the display magnification, and an azimuth angle of the first direction is an azimuth angle of the second direction multiplied by the display magnification.

US Pat. No. 11,115,470

PHOTOGRAPH SHARING SYSTEM


1. A photograph sharing system comprising:a computer server having a memory storing photographs with associated photograph location information; and
at least one user device coupled to the computer server, wherein the computer server is programmed to:receive from the at least one user device an indication of location information and identification features utilizing artificial intelligence to locate an individual and automatically process the location information and access the photograph location information of the individual stored in the computer server corresponding to the received location information;
automatically determine the photographs stored in the computer server associated with the accessed photograph location information and process the identification features;
send instructions for automatic execution to the at least one user device to display the photographs associated with the accessed photograph location information and the identification features; and
automatically create a downloadable zoomed in photograph in response to receiving a request for a downloadable zoomed in photograph from the at least one user device, wherein creating the downloadable zoomed in photograph further comprises creating the downloadable zoomed in photograph having a same zoom in percentage as selected by the at least one user device;
wherein the downloadable zoomed in photograph is downloaded by the at least one user device; and
wherein the at least one user device is a mobile computing device.


US Pat. No. 11,115,468

LIVE MANAGEMENT OF REAL WORLD VIA A PERSISTENT VIRTUAL WORLD SYSTEM


1. A system comprising:a server system comprising one or more server computers, each server computer comprising memory and at least one processor, the server system including a database with structured data storing a persistent virtual world system comprising virtual replicas of real-world elements; and
a plurality of connected elements connected to the server via a network, each connected element comprising communication circuitry and one or more sensing mechanisms configured to capture data from one or more of the real-world elements,
wherein the server system is configured to synchronize the persistent virtual world system with the real-world elements using dynamic data captured by the connected elements and static data, and to enable live management of events in the real world through the synchronized persistent virtual world system.

US Pat. No. 11,115,459

GENERIC AND CONFIGURABLE TECHNIQUE FOR WEBHOOK VALIDATION WITH ARBITRARY APPLICATIONS

International Business Ma...


1. A computer-implemented method for an application integration platform to validate a webhook post from a web application to a subscribing application, the computer-implemented method comprising:receiving, by an application integration platform via a network, a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) request associated with the webhook post from the web application to the subscribing application, wherein the webhook post pertains to an event type specified by the subscribing application when registering a webhook via a web application programming interface (API) associated with the web application, wherein the webhook post is triggered by occurrence of an event matching the specified event type, wherein the webhook post comprises a post to the registered webhook;
extracting, by an application integration platform, at least one parameter from the HTTP request, to be used for validation of the webhook post, wherein the at least one parameter indicates an identity of the web application;
using a webhook validation library via a library API and based on the identity of the web application, obtaining from a configuration template configuration information associated with the web application for validating the webhook post, wherein the configuration information specifies a validation scheme for the registered webhook, wherein the application integration platform is configured to validate webhook posts from a plurality of different web applications to a plurality of different subscribing applications using a plurality of different validation schemes; and
upon successfully validating the webhook post by operation of one or more computer processors and based on the obtained configuration information and the validation scheme, forwarding, by the application integration platform via the network, the webhook post to the subscribing application for processing.

US Pat. No. 11,115,429

DEVICE AND NETWORK CLASSIFICATION BASED ON PROBABILISTIC MODEL

Balbix, Inc., San Jose, ...


1. A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium that stores one or more sequences of instructions for automatic assignment of categories to network entities based on observed evidence, which when executed by one or more processors, cause:two or more agents gathering, from multiple sources across the network, observation data that identifies or informs observations made by the two or more agents about the network and a plurality of nodes of the network, wherein the observation data includes, for each of the plurality of nodes, traffic information, application-level information, and configuration information,
wherein at least one source from which the two or more agents gather said observation data includes a catalog dataset comprising product information for at least one hardware manufacturer;
the two or more agents, executing across the network, providing the observation data to a classification module; and
the classification module assigning a particular device category to each of the plurality of nodes based on the observation data and a probabilistic node model,
wherein the probabilistic node model considers two or more of a set of probabilities to ascertain a recommended device category for a particular node, wherein the set of probabilities include: a first probability based on a manufacturer associated with the particular node, a second probability based on operating system associated with the particular node, a third probability based on other nodes in a local vicinity of the particular node on the network, and a fourth probability based on an administrator web page associated with the particular node.

US Pat. No. 11,115,425

IN-VEHICLE APPARATUS AND LOG COLLECTION SYSTEM

CLARION CO., LTD., Saita...


1. An in-vehicle apparatus connected to a server via a network and mounted on a vehicle, comprising: the in-vehicle apparatus including: a processor and a memory storing instructions that when executed configure the processor to:collect a log of the in-vehicle apparatus at predetermined time intervals;
accumulate in a log storage at least a part of the log;
store in the log storage log priority information indicating a priority of the log to be accumulated in the log storage;
determine whether the collected log is to be accumulated or not to be accumulated in the log storage based on the log priority information;
transmit a log accumulated in the log storage to the server; and
update a log priority table with the log priority information, which is stored in the log storage and used for determining whether the collected log is to be accumulated or not to be accumulated in the log storage, based on an update command received from the server; and
the server including:
a server processor configured to analyze a log received from the in-vehicle apparatus at least by determining a difference between a received packet amount per time unit of the in-vehicle apparatus present at a particular location with a received packet amount in another location and comparing the difference to a threshold value;
detect a possibility of attack on the in-vehicle apparatus, at least in response to the comparison exceeding the threshold value; and
transmit the update command to the in-vehicle apparatus to update the log priority information stored in the log priority information storage, when the possibility of attack is detected and initiate an emergency stop service request.

US Pat. No. 11,115,229

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERIODIC AND POLLED CHANNEL QUALITY FEEDBACK

Neo Wireless LLC, Wayne,...


1. A method comprising:receiving, by a mobile station, information indicating subchannels for transmission of channel quality indices (CQIs), in a communication system having an uplink bandwidth divided into subchannels and a time domain having frames divided into time intervals, each time interval having a plurality of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbols;
periodically transmitting, by the mobile station, CQIs, based on a time interval number and the information indicating the subchannels;
receiving, by the mobile station, a poll for the mobile station to transmit a CQI;
transmitting, by the mobile station, a CQI, based on the poll;
receiving, by the mobile station, a first OFDM signal derived from a first packet having a header portion, wherein the first packet includes a plurality of second packets, wherein each of the plurality of second packets has a header portion; and
receiving, by the mobile station, a second OFDM signal derived from a first segmented signal and a second segmented signal, transmitted in different time intervals, wherein the first segmented signal includes a first segment with a first attached header and the second segmented signal includes a second segment with a second attached header, wherein the first segment is a segment of a third packet and the second segment is a different segment of the third packet;
wherein the third packet is reassembled using the first segment and the second segment.

US Pat. No. 11,115,039

VOLTAGE-TO-TIME CONVERTER AND METHOD FOR REDUCING PARASITIC CAPACITANCE AND POWER SUPPLY INFLUENCES

No. 24 RESEARCH INSTITUTE...


1. A voltage-to-time converter for reducing influences of parasitic capacitance and power supply, comprising:a main sampling network, to sample a main input signal and a main reference level;
a compensation sampling network, to sample a compensation input signal and a compensation reference level;
the main sampling network comprises a main sampling capacitor and a main sampling common-mode level, the main sampling common-mode level samples and converts a difference between an input voltage and a reference voltage; the compensation sampling network comprises a compensation sampling capacitor and a compensation sampling common-mode level, the compensation sampling common-mode level samples and converts the difference between the input voltage and a reference level, and compensates the input voltage;
a discharge network, to discharge the main sampling capacitor and the compensation sampling capacitor;
an over-threshold detection unit, to detect whether the output level of the discharge network exceeds the threshold and convert an input level into time.

US Pat. No. 11,114,557

INTEGRATION OF A SCHOTTKY DIODE WITH A MOSFET

II-VI DELAWARE, INC., Wi...


1. A device comprising the following parts:a n-type substrate;
a n-type drift epitaxial layer on the n-type substrate;
a n-type epitaxial regrown layer on the n-type drift epitaxial layer;
a p-type grid layer comprising a grid in the n-type drift epitaxial layer and in contact with the n-type epitaxial regrown layer;
a p-type feeder layer in the n-type drift epitaxial layer and in contact with the n-type epitaxial regrown layer, the grid layer and the p-type feeder layer are connected;
an ohmic contact applied at least partially on the p-type feeder layer;
a metallization layer;
a MOSFET structure having:a p-well region;
a n+ source region;
a gate oxide;
a source ohmic contact;
the ohmic contact is connected to the source ohmic contact through the metallization layer;
the p-well region is arranged so that it is in contact with the n-type epitaxial regrown layer, the n+ source region, the gate oxide, and the source ohmic contact;
the n+ source region is arranged so that it is in contact with the p-well region, the gate oxide, and the source ohmic contact;
a gate contact; and
an isolation layer for gate contact area insulation from the metallization layer, the gate oxide is in contact with the p-well region, the n+ source region, the gate contact, and the isolation layer;
the gate oxide is in contact with the n-type epitaxial regrown layer and the source ohmic contact;

a Schottky contact, the metallization layer applied at least partially on the device and in contact with the Schottky contact, and the Schottky contact in contact with the n-type epitaxial regrown layer; and
a drain ohmic contact and a metallization.

US Pat. No. 11,113,803

INSPECTION OF A SUBSTRATE USING MULTIPLE CAMERAS

Orbotech Ltd., Yavne (IL...


1. An apparatus for inspection, comprising:an imaging assembly, comprising a plurality of cameras, which are mounted in different, respective locations in the imaging assembly and are configured to capture respective images of a sample;
a motion assembly, which is configured to move at least one of the imaging assembly and the sample so as to cause the imaging assembly to scan the sample with a scan accuracy that is limited by a predetermined mechanical position tolerance; and
an image processor, which is coupled to receive and process the respective images captured by the plurality of cameras, and which locates a defect in the sample, relative to a point of reference on the sample, with a position accuracy that is finer than the mechanical position tolerance;
wherein the image processor is configured to recover a virtual position clock responsively to a periodic pattern on the sample that appears in the respective images captured by at least one of the plurality of cameras and to relative movement between the sample and the imaging assembly that is applied by the motion assembly, and to use the virtual position clock in registering the respective images with one another.

US Pat. No. 11,113,579

MACHINE LEARNING MODEL SCORE OBFUSCATION USING STEP FUNCTION, POSITION-DEPENDENT NOISE

Cylance Inc., Irvine, CA...


1. A computerimplernented method for obfuscating a score generated by a classification model comprising: receiving a vector comprising features extracted from an artefact; inputting the vector into a classification model to generate a score; modifying the score using a step function; wherein the step function applies position-dependent noise to the score; providing the modified score to a consuming application or process.

US Pat. No. 11,113,446

YIELD IMPROVING LEAF CELLS OPTIMIZATION FOR SEMICONDUCTOR NETLISTS

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...


1. A computer-implemented method for improving a production yield of a semiconductor chip described by design data, the method comprising:extracting, via a yield optimization controller, timing information from the design data, the timing information describing a slack related to a timing path within the semiconductor chip;
identifying, via a yield optimization controller, at least one yield improvable cell described by the design data;
determining, via a yield optimization controller, from the design data an adverse impact of yield improvement on the slack;
based on the timing information and the determined adverse impact, calculating, via a yield optimization controller, a subset of the at least one yield improvable cell; and
modifying, via a yield optimization controller, the subset of the at least one yield improvable cell by modifying the design data such that a region within a metal layer surrounding a via described by the design data is enlarged so that the production yield is improved without reducing the slack below a targeted slack threshold value.

US Pat. No. 11,113,283

COST-BASED OPTIMIZATIONS FOR JOIN QUERIES WITH UNION ALL VIEWS AND DERIVED TABLES

Teradata US, Inc., San D...


1. A method, comprising:identifying a query with a Union All (UA) operation;
obtaining cost-based processing statistics for branches of the UA operation, wherein the obtaining further includes identifying each of the branches of the UA operation as independent join processing steps, each of the independent join processing steps comprising a unique table view being joined with outer tables in the query;
generating permutations of joins that satisfy each of the independent join processing steps and assigning a total cost to each of the permutations of joins using the cost-based processing statistics;
providing a select one of the permutations of joins that satisfy each of the independent join processing steps having a least total cost as an optimal query execution plan to a database engine for executing the optimal query execution plan against a database; and
outputting results from the optimal query execution plan from the select one of the permutations of joins that satisfy each of the join processing steps to a common spool.

US Pat. No. 11,113,271

METHODS AND DEVICES FOR PERFORMING OFF-CHAIN TESTING ON SMART CONTRACT

Advanced New Technologies...


1. A computer-implemented method for performing an off-chain testing on a smart contract, comprising:generating execution environment information for the smart contract, the execution environment information including at least one of transaction context information, blockchain information, or state information;
providing an interface between the generated execution environment information and the smart contract;
executing the smart contract based on the generated execution environment information and the provided interface; and
storing an execution result of the smart contract, wherein the storing the execution result comprises storing data indicating a change in at least one of the blockchain information or the state information,
wherein the generating the execution environment information, the providing the interface, the executing the smart contract, and the storing the execution result of the smart contract are performed before the smart contract is deployed into a blockchain, thereby implementing the off-chain testing on the smart contract.

US Pat. No. 11,113,020

DISPLAY SYSTEM AND SCREEN OPERATION METHOD THEREOF

BenQ Intelligent Technolo...


1. A screen operation method of a display system, comprises:capturing a part image of a first frame displayed on the display system, wherein the part image is located in a first region of the first frame;
displaying the part image on a second region different from the first region;
in response to an operation of the display system on one of the first region and the second region, performing the same operation on another of the first region and the second region; and
displaying, by a display device, the first frame;
wherein the first region is located outside a user's arm movement scope with respect to a display surface of the display device, and the second region is located inside the user's arm movement scope with respect to the display surface of the display device.

US Pat. No. 11,112,828

ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING CONTACT MEMBER AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THE SAME

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


1. An electronic device, comprising:a housing including a first face oriented in a first direction, a second face oriented in a second direction opposite the first direction, and a side member at least partially surrounding a space defined between the first face and the second face;
a support member disposed within the housing such that at least a portion of a side face of the support member is oriented towards an inner wall of the side member;
a circuit board mounted on one face of the support member;
an electrically conductive plate mounted on a second face of the support member; and
a contact member mounted on the support member so as to electrically couple at least a portion of the side member to the circuit board,
wherein the contact member includes an end portion disposed adjacent to the plate at a position stepped relative to the plate, and an end face of the end portion includes a width smaller than a width of another portion of the contact member different than the end portion, and
wherein a mid portion of the contact member penetrates through the support member, such that all surfaces of the mid portion physically contact interior surfaces of the support member.

US Pat. No. 11,112,615

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR THE GENERATION OF A DOUBLE OR MULTIPLE SPOT IN LASER MATERIAL PROCESSING

II-VI DELAWARE INC., Wil...


1. A device for variable beam shaping of a light beam, comprising:a. an entry aperture with an entry cross-section and with an entry axis which passes centrally through the entry aperture, a continuation of the entry cross-section along the entry axis defining a free propagation volume;
b. a collimation optics arranged between entrance aperture and an arrangement of mirrors;
c. the arrangement of mirrors comprising at leasti. a first mirror, the first mirror having a reflecting surface only on a side facing the laser beam and being arranged at least partially in a collimated laser beam for re-reflection of a partial beam;
ii. a second mirror with a reflecting surface in the direction of the reflecting surface of the first mirror to deflect the reflected partial beam of the collimated laser beam;
iii. a third mirror comprising a reflecting surface in the direction of the second mirror to reflect the reflected partial beam of the collimated laser beam back next to the unreflected partial beam of the collimated laser beam;

d. a displacement device connected to at least one mirror of the array of mirrors to move it into the undivided collimated laser beam;
e. an angle adjusting device connected to at least one mirror of the array of mirrors for its rotation; and
f. focusing optics arranged behind the third mirror for focusing the reflected partial beam of the laser beam and the unreflected partial beam of the collimated laser beam with at least one double focus.

US Pat. No. 11,112,156

REFRIGERATION APPARATUS

HEFEI HUALING CO., LTD., ...


1. A refrigeration apparatus, comprising:a compressor comprising an air exhaust opening and an air return opening;
a condenser having a first end connected with the air exhaust opening;
an evaporator having a first end connected with the air return opening, a throttling element being connected in series between a second end of the evaporator and a second end of the condenser;
a first control valve having an open state and a closed state, the first control valve being connected in series between the evaporator and the compressor; and
an air suction device having a gas port connected between the first control valve and the air return opening, wherein when the compressor is not activated the first control valve is closed and the air suction device sucks a refrigerant gas between the air return opening and the first control valve, and when the compressor is activated the first control valve is opened and the refrigerant gas in the air suction device is discharged to the air return opening,
the air suction device including:a first cylinder and a second cylinder spaced apart from each other;
a first piston being disposed in the first cylinder dividing the first cylinder into a first chamber and a second chamber, the first piston being moveable in the first cylinder, the first chamber being provided with the gas port, and the second chamber being in communication with the external environment;
a second piston disposed in the second cylinder dividing the second cylinder into a third chamber and a fourth chamber, the second piston being moveable in the second cylinder, the third chamber being in communication with the external environment, and the fourth chamber being filled with a liquid to be heated, wherein a piston rod of the second piston is connected with a piston rod of the first piston to allow the first piston and the second piston to move synchronously; and
a heating member located adjacent to the second cylinder, the heating member heats and gasifies the liquid in the fourth chamber of the second cylinder to suck the refrigerant gas into the first chamber of the first cylinder.


US Pat. No. 11,111,904

WIND TURBINE BLADE AND A WIND TURBINE


1. A wind turbine blade for a wind turbine, the wind turbine blade comprising a support element having first fibers being electrically conductive, and a fiber material having second fibers being electrically conductive, wherein the fiber material has a free portion and an overlapping portion which is at least partially attached and electrically connected to the support element, wherein an extension direction of the second fibers changes along an extension path of the second fibers, wherein a first angle is provided between the second fibers in the overlapping portion and the first fibers, wherein a second angle is provided between the second fibers in the free portion and the first fibers, wherein the second angle is larger than the first angle (?1), and wherein at least one of the first fibers and the second fibers are unidirectional carbon fibers.

US Pat. No. 11,111,893

TAPPET ASSEMBLY FOR USE IN A HIGH-PRESSURE FUEL SYSTEM OF AN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

GT TECHNOLOGIES, Westlan...


1. A tappet assembly for use in translating force between a camshaft lobe and a fuel pump assembly via reciprocal movement within a tappet cylinder having a guide slot, said tappet assembly comprising:a tappet body extending between a first end and a second end, said first end oriented toward the fuel pump assembly and said second end oriented toward the camshaft lobe, wherein said tappet body includes a shelf adjacent to said second end and further defines a pair of apertures;
a follower assembly including a shaft disposed in said pair of apertures of said tappet body and a first bearing and a second bearing each disposed on said shaft for engaging the camshaft lobe; and
a beam disposed on said shaft between said first bearing and said second bearing and having a platform for engaging the fuel pump assembly, wherein said beam engages said shelf of said tappet body for transferring force from the fuel pump assembly to the camshaft lobe.

US Pat. No. 11,111,344

PROCESS FOR MAKING ABSORBENT TOWEL AND SOFT SANITARY TISSUE PAPER WEBS HAVING NANOFILAMENTS

Mercer International Inc....


1. A process for making an absorbent towel paper web comprising the steps of:(a) providing a papermaking furnish comprising:i) from about 20.1% to about 99.9% by weight of the dry fiber basis of the absorbent towel paper web of a softwood pulp fiber mixture comprising:u) from about 20.0% to about 99.8% by weight of the dry fiber basis of the absorbent towel paper web of softwood pulp fiber;wherein the softwood pulp fiber is optionally refined before being added to the mixture; and,

v) from about 0.05% to about 5.0% by weight of the dry fiber basis of the absorbent towel paper web of strengthening additive; and,

ii) from greater than 0% to about 79.9% by weight of the dry fiber basis of the absorbent towel paper web of a hardwood pulp fiber mixture comprising:w) from about 0.05% to about 79.4% by weight of the dry fiber basis of the absorbent towel paper web of hardwood pulp fibers;wherein the hardwood pulp fiber is optionally refined before being added to the hardwood pulp fiber mixture; and,

x) from about 0.05% to about 20.0% by weight of the dry fiber basis of the absorbent towel paper web of cellulose nano-filaments; and,

iii) optionally up to about 20% by weight of the dry fiber basis of the absorbent towel paper web of a fibrillated man-made cellulose;
iv) optionally up to about 20% by weight of the dry fiber basis of the absorbent towel paper web of non-wood natural fibers;
v) optionally up to about 20% by weight of the dry fiber basis of the absorbent towel paper web of non-cellulosic fibers; and,
vi) optionally refining the blended mixture before or after chemical addition to further develop and create desired fiber and chemical properties; and,

(b) forming a wet fibrous web having a differential density from said paper making furnish; and,
(c) drying said differential density wet fibrous web until said dry differential density wet fibrous web contains not more than about 10% by weight moisture to form the absorbent towel paper web.

US Pat. No. 11,111,079

DRAPER BELT HAVING IMPROVED EDGE DURABILITY

ContiTech Transportbandsy...


9. A draper belt comprising:a carry layer, wherein the carry layer includes a plurality of cleats, wherein the cleats are reinforced with reinforcing rods;
a reinforcing layer which is situated between the carry layer and the pulley cover layer, and
an edge section of the belt;
a center section of the belt,
wherein the edge section has an edge belt modulus greater than a center belt modulus of the center section and the carry layer is narrower in the edge section than in the center section; and
an edge fabric reinforcement within the edge section is configured to enhance adhesion between rubber in the belt and the edge fabric reinforcement.

US Pat. No. 11,110,978

SUSPENSION APPARATUS AND SPECIALIZED VEHICLE INCLUDING THE SAME

HANWHA DEFENSE CO., LTD.,...


12. A specialized vehicle comprising:a vehicle body;
a caterpillar track connected to the vehicle body, configured to move the vehicle body, and comprising:at least one road wheel; and
a track surrounding the at least one road wheel; and

a suspension apparatus provided in the vehicle body and connected to the at least one road wheel,
wherein the suspension apparatus comprises:a crankshaft fixed to the vehicle body;
a housing rotatably connected to the crankshaft;
a first damping portion provided in the housing and having a first space to accommodate a damping fluid in the first damping portion;
a second damping portion provided adjacent to the first damping portion in the housing, connected to the first damping portion to share the damping fluid with the first damping portion, and comprising:
a second space accommodating a compressed gas in the second damping portion; and
a third space accommodating the damping fluid in the second damping portion, an amount of the damping fluid in the first and second damping portions being adjusted according to an external force applied to the at least one road wheel;
a rotational force applier provided adjacent to the second damping portion in the housing and configured to apply a rotational force to the housing by adjusting an amount of a working fluid in the rotational force applier; and
a plurality of directional control valves that are each configured to change a flow path of the damping fluid to or from the housing.


US Pat. No. 11,110,970

REMOVABLE INTERIOR FOR RECONFIGURABLE VEHICLES

Great Wall Motor Company ...


1. A reconfigurable vehicle comprising:a vehicle frame body, wherein the vehicle frame body comprises a fixed vehicle floor and a first connection interface, wherein the fixed vehicle floor comprises a rail and a plurality of attachment points; and
a removable floor that is configurable based on a use case for the reconfigurable vehicle, the removable floor comprising:a rotating assembly comprising a wheel and a catch element,
a second connection interface configured to connect to the first connection interface, and
a plurality of latches.


US Pat. No. 11,110,949

MOVABLE CONTAINER

LINGDONG TECHNOLOGY (BEIJ...


1. A movable container, comprising:an outer shell, wherein a surface of the outer shell comprises a first part and a second part, and a height deviation locates between the first part of the surface and the second part of the surface toward a normal direction of the surface;
a handle tube, extending outwardly from the second part of the surface and located between the first part of the surface and the second part of the surface, wherein a part of a handle of the movable container is embedded in the handle tube; and
a case, detachably attached to the handle tube and the second part of the surface of the outer shell via an attachment mechanism, wherein the case is arranged to accommodate a detachable battery providing current;
a sensing device, driven by the current from the detachable battery, including:an image sensor, positioned on the handle and arranged to sense a distance feature and a recognition feature, wherein the movable container uses the distance feature and the recognition feature to follow a target; and
a proximity sensor, arranged to avoid an obstacle.


US Pat. No. 11,110,863

CONNECTOR ARRANGEMENT FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE REAR-VIEW MIRROR

FICOMIRRORS, S.A.U., Bar...


1. A connector arrangement for a motor vehicle rear-view mirror, the connector arrangement comprising:a bayonet connector including a coupling member having a first portion, and a base bracket having a second portion and adapted to attach to the motor vehicle;
a mirror head support mounted to the base bracket, the coupling member being engaged to the mirror head support and the base bracket; and
a fixing member located in the first and second portions and adapted to be inserted into the second portion from the first portion and towards the base bracket preventing rotation of the coupling member with respect to the base bracket and about a center axis, wherein the fixing member is a screw projecting through and outward from the first portion for threadable engagement into the second portion, wherein the first portion projects radially outward from a base portion of the coupling member that extends circumferentially, and the second portion is spaced radially outward from the center axis and projects axially upward, wherein the first portion is located axially above the base portion of the coupling member.

US Pat. No. 11,110,727

SELF-DRIVING SYSTEM WITH RFID READER AND BUILT-IN PRINTER

LINGDONG TECHNOLOGY (BEIJ...


1. A self-driving system, comprising:a mobile base having a first end and a second end opposing the first end, the mobile base having one or more motorized wheels;
a console coupled to the first end of the mobile base, the console having a longitudinal direction that is perpendicular to traveling direction of the self-driving system;
a printer integrated with the console;
a display coupled to the console;
a first camera disposed at the display, the first camera facing the first end and being operable to identify an operator;
a second camera disposed at the console, the second camera facing the first end and being operable to detect a low-profile object, the second camera pointing to a direction that is at 30 degrees to 85 degrees with respect to the longitudinal direction of the console;
a third camera disposed at the console, the third camera facing the first end and being operable to detect an object so that a pre-determined distance is maintained between the self-driving system and the object; and
a fourth camera disposed at the mobile base, the fourth camera facing the first end and being operable to detect an obstacle, the fourth camera pointing to a direction that is at 60 degrees to 125 degrees with respect to the longitudinal direction of the console.

US Pat. No. 11,110,564

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR STRUCTURALLY CONDITIONING A ROLL

Hydro Aluminium Rolled Pr...


1. A method for structurally conditioning a roll body of a working roll of a roll stand, comprising the following steps,rotating said roll body of said working roll relative to at least one pressure tool, wherein said pressure tool comprises at least one pressure element,
applying a pressure locally to said roll body of said working roll by means of said at least one pressure tool via said at least one pressure element, and
moving said at least one pressure tool relative to said roll body of said working roll with a feed motion in the axial direction of said roll body of the working roll such that said pressure is applied to at least one surface section of the roll via the at least one pressure element,
whereby a deep rolling process of said roll body of said working roll is carried out.

US Pat. No. 11,110,343

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR GENERATING DETAILED DATASETS OF AN ENVIRONMENT VIA GAMEPLAY

Niantic, Inc., San Franc...


1. A computer-implemented method, comprising:analyzing an image of an environment to detect an object in the environment;
responsive to detecting the object, obtaining, from one or more sensors of a computing device, data of one of a plurality of available data types describing a detail of the object in the environment;
determining, based on a comparison of the data to a stored dataset in a database, that the stored dataset lacks the detail of the object, the stored dataset including data describing other details of the object of at least some of the plurality of available data types; and
responsive to determining the data includes the detail that the stored dataset lacks, providing one or more game elements for use in gameplay on an interface of the computing device.

US Pat. No. 11,109,989

DURABLE STENT GRAFT WITH TAPERED STRUTS AND STABLE DELIVERY METHODS AND DEVICES

TriVascular, Inc., Santa...


1. A self-expanding cylindrical stent which has a constrained state and a relaxed expanded state, comprising: a longitudinal axis; at least one tapered strut comprising: a proximal crown including a proximal end portion comprising a first dimension; a distal crown including a distal end portion comprising a second dimension, the distal end portion positioned opposite the proximal end portion; and a middle portion positioned approximately halfway between the proximal end portion and the distal end portion, the middle portion extending between and connecting the proximal end portion with the distal end portion, the middle portion comprising a third dimension that is smaller than the first dimension and the second dimension, wherein the at least one tapered strut tapers continuously from the proximal end portion to the middle portion, and from the distal end portion to the middle portion; a proximal end; a distal end; and a plurality of resilient struts comprising the at least one tapered strut, the plurality of resilient struts configured to exert an outward radial force when in the constrained state resulting from confinement of the stent inside an outer sheath, with two or more of the plurality of resilient struts that are non-adjacent to each other having an enlarged portion which is configured to stabilize the plurality of resilient struts while the stent is in the constrained state, and at least one resilient strut of the plurality of resilient struts is absent the enlarged portion and interposed between the non-adjacent resilient struts having the enlarged portion, the at least one resilient strut absent the enlarged portion comprises a first resilient strut absent the enlarged portion and a second resilient strut absent the enlarged portion, each comprising one or more barbs extending away from the enlarged portion of one of the two or more of the plurality of resilient struts that is adjacent to both the first and second resilient struts absent the enlarged portion, the enlarged portion comprising: a longitudinal section which is curved and enlarged in a circumferential orientation relative to the longitudinal axis of the self-expanding cylindrical stent forming an oval shape, and flat sides which are flat along a radial direction from an inside surface to an outside surface of the stent and wherein the flat sides of the enlarged portions abut and circumferentially interfere with each other with the self-expanding cylindrical stent in the constrained state.

US Pat. No. 11,109,748

MEDICAL OBSERVATION APPARATUS

SONY OLYMPUS MEDICAL SOLU...


1. A medical observation apparatus comprising:a camera configured to capture an observation object to output an imaging signal and including a zoom lens configured to change a zoom magnification;
a support configured to movably support the camera; and
controller circuitry configured tocontrol, when a normal observation mode with white light used to image the observation object is switched to a special-light observation mode with special light used to image the observation object, the support such that the camera is moved to a position so as to obtain a working distance between the camera and the observation object that is set for the special-light observation mode and that is shorter than a working distance between e camera and the observation object in the normal observation mode,
calculate a zoom magnification to obtain a field of view identical to a field of view in the normal observation mode with regard to a working distance between the camera and the observation object corresponding to the special-light observation mode; and
move the camera to a position to obtain the working distance between the camera and the observation object corresponding to the special-light observation mode and change a magnification of the zoom lens to the calculated zoom magnification.


US Pat. No. 11,109,598

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR HARVESTING MEAT FROM POULTRY THIGHS

Meyn Food Processing Tech...


1. An apparatus for harvesting meat from poultry thighs in a processing line provided with carriers for poultry legs, wherein each carrier is arranged to convey a poultry leg suspended at its ankle joint, the poultry leg comprising a drumstick, a knee joint and a poultry thigh with a thighbone, the apparatus comprising:a cutter for cutting into the poultry leg;
a scraper for scraping poultry thigh meat from the thighbone, wherein the scraper of the apparatus is arranged to clamp the poultry leg near to its knee joint and to fix the knee joint in position, and the cutter is arranged to provide a first cut into the poultry leg while the scraper clamps the poultry leg;
wherein the cutter is arranged to provide the first cut adjacent to the scraper and below the knee joint at the height of a knuckle of the thighbone closest to the knee joint, so as to cut through tendons that connect the thigh meat to the thighbone;
wherein the scraper is provided with at least two scraping modes comprising a first scraping mode and a second scraping mode, wherein the first scraping mode is arranged to execute an initial scraping mode on the thighbone below the knee joint, which initial scraping mode extends over a predetermined section of the poultry thigh below the knee joint that remains distant from a hip joint of the thighbone, and wherein the initial scraping mode is arranged to start at the position of the first cut, the scraper arranged to execute the initial scraping mode after releasing the clamping mode on the poultry leg.

US Pat. No. 11,112,407

DIAGNOSIS OF A NEUROLOGICAL DISEASE


1. A kit comprising:(1) a carrier,
(2) a cell recombinantly expressing a first polypeptide comprising the alpha 3 subunit of the human neuronal Na(+)/K(+) ATPase, wherein the cell is immobilized on the carrier and is not lysed, and
(3) a labeled anti-human-IgG antibody.

US Pat. No. 11,112,418

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MULTI-ANALYSIS

Labrador Diagnostics LLC,...


1. A method of processing a biological sample, comprising:a) introducing a sample having a volume of 500 microliters or less into a sample processing device comprising:i) a sample handling system;
ii) at least a first and a second fluidically isolated vessel;
iii) a diluent; and
iv) a centrifuge, wherein the sample comprises bodily fluid at a first concentration;

b) with the aid of the sample handling system, introducing at least a portion of the sample into the centrifuge;
c) centrifuging the sample, to generate a centrifuged sample;
d) with the aid of the sample handling system, removing at least a portion of the centrifuged sample from the centrifuge; and
e) with the aid of the sample handling system, mixing at least a portion of the centrifuged sample with the diluent to generate a diluted sample, wherein the diluted sample comprises bodily fluid at a second concentration, and the second concentration of bodily fluid is one-half or less of the first concentration of bodily fluid;
f) with the aid of the sample handling system, transferring at least a portion of the diluted sample to the first and the second fluidically isolated vessels; and
g) moving at least one of said fluidically isolated vessels to an inspection station in line-of sight between a camera and a light source of the sample processing device;
h) inspecting the sample in one of said fluidically isolated vessels for sample errors, wherein the inspection station comprises a gap defined between the light source opposing the camera, said gap being sized to receive the at least one of said fluidically isolated vessels;
i) moving the sample in one of said fluidically isolated vessels to an optical detector separate from the camera for detecting optical signals from the sample;
wherein the inspection station is a stand-alone device separate from the optical detector, said inspection station comprising a chassis supporting the camera and light source thereon.

US Pat. No. 11,115,948

MEASUREMENT SIGNAL SENDING METHOD, INDICATION INFORMATION SENDING METHOD, AND DEVICE

Huawei Technologies Co., ...


1. A method, comprising:determining, by a first terminal device, a first timing of a first measurement signal used by a second terminal device for measurement, wherein a first network device serving the first terminal device is different from a second network device serving the second terminal device;
determining, by the first terminal device, a second timing of a second measurement signal used by the first network device for measurement; and
sending, by the first terminal device, the first measurement signal and the second measurement signal according to the first timing and the second timing respectively.

US Pat. No. 11,115,947

VEHICLE TO EVERYTHING SYNCHRONIZATION REFERENCE SELECTION AND RESELECTION

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...


1. A user equipment (UE), comprising:a memory configured to store program instructions; and
a processor, upon executing the program instructions, configured to:while connected to a first UE, determine a monitoring occasion for monitoring one or more signals from a second UE for synchronizing with the second UE; and
drop one or more subframes from the first UE during the monitoring occasion.


US Pat. No. 11,115,946

TERMINAL AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING CELL SEARCH IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


1. An operating method of a terminal in a wireless communication system including a cell and the terminal, the operating method comprising:receiving an external signal including a synchronization signal block (SSB) from the cell, the SSB including a primary synchronization signal (PSS), a secondary synchronization signal (SSS), and a physical broadcast channel (PBCH);
obtaining a cell identification number of the cell using the PSS and the SSS;
determining a plurality of decoding priorities of a plurality of candidate indexes of the SSB; and
performing decoding on the PBCH based on the plurality of decoding priorities.

US Pat. No. 11,115,945

USER TERMINAL AND RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...


1. A terminal comprising:a receiver that receives a first synchronization signal (PSS), a second synchronization signal (SSS), and a broadcast channel (PBCH); and
a processor that controls, in a given block that is formed by a given number of symbols and a given number of subcarriers, reception of the PSS and the SSS which are located in a first frequency domain, and the PBCH which is located in at least a second frequency domain that is broader than the first frequency domain,
wherein, in the given block, a downlink signal is not located in a given resource that is contiguous with a resource of the PSS in the frequency direction, and
wherein the first frequency domain is included in a range of the second frequency domain, and a frequency domain of the given resource is an entire domain of the second frequency domain except for the first frequency domain.

US Pat. No. 11,115,944

TIMING SYNCHRONIZATION WITH NEIGHBOR NODES DIFFERENT FROM PARENT NODES

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method for wireless communication, comprising:transmitting, at a first node of a wireless communications system, a first random access message to a second node to initiate a random access procedure based at least in part on the second node being associated with a timing source, wherein the second node is a neighbor of the first node and is different from a parent node of the first node;
receiving a second random access message from the second node, the second random access message comprising timing information based at least in part on the timing source; and
terminating the random access procedure prior to establishing a connection with the second node via the random access procedure based at least in part on receiving the second random access message.

US Pat. No. 11,115,943

METHOD OF TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING SYNCHRONIZATION SIGNAL BLOCK AND METHOD THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...


1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a serving cell, a first synchronization signal block (SSB) comprising a physical broadcast channel (PBCH);
receiving, from a neighbor cell, a second SSB; and
deriving an index of the second SSB based on time information related to the first SSB,
wherein energy per resource element (EPRE) of the PBCH is assumed to be identical to EPRE of a demodulation reference signal (DM-RS) for the PBCH.

US Pat. No. 11,115,942

SCHEDULING FOR A TIME-SYNCHRONIZED WIRELESS NETWORK

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method of wireless communication performed by an access node, comprising:synchronizing a clock of the access node to a frame structure of a time-synchronized wireless network, wherein the clock is associated with communication on a local area network that implements a Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) protocol;
determining configuration information relating to a quality of service profile and a first set of time intervals for the clock of the access node,wherein the first set of time intervals is associated with TSN traffic;

mapping the first set of time intervals for the clock of the access node to a second set of time intervals defined by the frame structure of the time-synchronized wireless network based at least in part on synchronizing the clock of the access node to the frame structure of the time-synchronized wireless network; and
communicating on the time-synchronized wireless network during one or more of the second set of time intervals based at least in part on the quality of service profile and based at least in part on mapping the first set of time intervals to the second set of time intervals.

US Pat. No. 11,115,941

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, WIRELESS TERMINAL, AND TIME SYNCHRONIZATION METHOD

NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELE...


1. A wireless communication system comprising:a first wireless device; and
a second wireless device,
wherein the first wireless device comprises:a first clock; and
a wireless transmitter configured to wirelessly transmit timing information and time information separately, the time information being acquired from the first clock and indicating a transmission time when a transmission of the timing information is completed, and the timing information having a fixed frame length, and

wherein the second wireless device comprises:a second clock;
a wireless receiver configured to receive the wirelessly transmitted timing information and time information separately; and
a correction processor configured to:

store a reference time indicated by the second clock at a time when the wireless receiver detected synchronization of a radio frame relating to the timing information;
calculate, from the fixed frame length of the timing information and a transmission rate used for wireless communication between the first wireless device and the second wireless device, a time required to receive the timing information; and
correct the second clock using a difference between a elapsed time indicating a time when the time required to receive the timing information has elapsed from the reference time and the transmission time indicated by the time information as a correction quantity.

US Pat. No. 11,115,940

METHOD FOR OBTAINING NOISE POWER AND TERMINAL

DATANG MOBILE COMMUNICATI...


1. A method for obtaining a noise power, comprising:obtaining a first power offset value of an actual automatic gain control (AGC) received power relative to a first predetermined received power within a predetermined transmission time interval (TTI);
obtaining, according to a preset correspondence between a modulation mode and an AGC backoff value, a target AGC backoff value corresponding to a current modulation mode; and
obtaining the noise power according to the first power offset value, the target AGC backoff value, and a current AGC received power.

US Pat. No. 11,115,939

NR PHR DESIGN FOR MMWAVE DEPLOYMENT

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:determining, by a user equipment (UE), a beam-specific periodic power headroom report (PHR) in response to expiration of a first reporting timer, wherein the UE receives communications from a serving base station over one or more serving beams beamformed by the serving base station;
transmitting, by the UE, the beam-specific periodic PHR to the serving base station;
detecting, by the UE, a report triggering event, wherein the report triggering event includes one or more of:a pathloss measured on a current serving beam of the one or more serving beams; and
a serving beam change at the UE;

determining, by the UE, a UE-specific trigger PHR in response to the report triggering event and expiration of a second reporting timer; and
transmitting, by the UE, the UE-specific trigger PHR to the serving base station.

US Pat. No. 11,115,938

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSCEIVING SIGNAL OF DEVICE-TO-DEVICE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...


1. A method performed by a UE (user equipment) in a wireless communication system, comprising:receiving a PSCCH (physical sidelink control channel) including frequency allocation information for allocating frequency resources for a PSSCH (physical sidelink shared channel) in first resource blocks in a subframe; and
receiving the PSSCH always adjacent to the PSCCH in the frequency domain in the subframe based on second resource blocks allocated by the frequency allocation information,
wherein the second resource blocks are continuous in the frequency domain at one end of the first resource blocks, and
wherein each of the first resource blocks and the second resource blocks are continuous resource blocks in the subframe.

US Pat. No. 11,115,937

SIGNAL TRANSMISSION POWER ADJUSTMENT IN A WIRELESS DEVICE

Comcast Cable Communicati...


1. A method comprising:determining, by a wireless device, a first transmission power for a first signal in a first time interval associated with a first cell configured for the wireless device;
determining a second transmission power for a second signal in a second time interval associated with a second cell configured for the wireless device, wherein the first signal overlaps in time with the second signal for an overlap period;
determining that a calculated power value, comprising the first transmission power and the second transmission power, exceeds an allowable transmission power;
reducing transmission power of one or more of the first signal or the second signal during the overlap period; and
based on the overlap period exceeding a duration threshold, reducing transmission power of the one or more of the first signal or the second signal during a non-overlap period.

US Pat. No. 11,115,936

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR COMMUNICATION RESOURCE ALLOCATION

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...


1. A method for performing a wireless communication service request in a wireless device, the method comprising:determining whether a resource utilization limitation exceeds a reporting threshold;
transmitting a service request message to a base station, wherein the service request message includes a power headroom of the wireless device in response to the wireless device determining that the resource utilization limitation exceeds the reporting threshold; and
receiving an uplink resource allocation grant from the base station, wherein the resource allocation is based at least in part on the service request message.

US Pat. No. 11,115,935

USE OF POWER HEADROOM ON FIRST AIR INTERFACE AS BASIS TO DYNAMICALLY CONTROL UE SERVICE CAPABILITY WITH RESPECT TO SECOND AIR INTERFACE

Sprint Spectrum L.P., Ov...


1. A method for dynamically controlling service capability configuration in a system in which a user equipment device (UE) is served concurrently on at least two air-interface connections including a first air-interface connection with a first access node and a second air-interface connection with a second access node and in which the UE applies a dynamic power sharing to control uplink transmit power of the UE respectively on each connection, the method comprising:determining a first-connection power headroom of the UE, wherein the first-connection power headroom of the UE represents a difference between a maximum transmit power of the UE for transmission on the first connection and a current transmit power of the UE for transmission on the first connection; and
using the determined first-connection power headroom of the UE as a basis to control a service capability configuration of the UE for service on the second connection,
wherein the second access node stores capabilities data that indicates for each of multiple service features whether the UE supports the service feature on the second connection, and wherein using the determined first-connection power headroom of the UE as a basis to control a service capability configuration of the UE for service on the second connection comprises (i) comparing the determined first-connection power headroom to a threshold value of power headroom and (ii) revising the stored capabilities data based on the comparing.

US Pat. No. 11,115,934

RADIO NETWORK NODE, USER EQUIPMENT AND METHODS THEREIN

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...


1. A method in a user equipment for determining a transmit power to be used by the user equipment when transmitting over a Physical Uplink Shared Channel (PUSCH) in a radio communications network, wherein the user equipment is served by a radio network node in the radio communications network, the method comprising:receiving, from the radio network node, an indication indicating a set of power control parameters out of multiple sets of power control parameters and an accumulative power command, wherein the multiple sets of power control parameters are stored at the user equipment; and
adjusting the transmit power for a PUSCH transmission based on the indicated set of power control parameters,
wherein adjusting the transmit power comprises accumulating the accumulative power command with a previously used power command, and wherein different accumulations are done for different sets of power control parameters.

US Pat. No. 11,115,932

REFERENCE SIGNAL POWER BOOSTING IN A TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


1. A method of a terminal, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, information related to power of an uplink phase tracking reference signal (PTRS);
identifying a factor related to a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) to PTRS power ratio per layer per resource element (RE) based on the information, a number of PUSCH layers, and a type of an uplink transmission; and
transmitting, to the base station, the uplink PTRS based on the factor,
wherein the factor related to the PUSCH to PTRS power ratio per layer per RE is identified based on information associated with an uplink PTRS port, in case the type of the uplink transmission is one of a codebook-based partial coherent transmission, a codebook-based non-coherent transmission, and a non-codebook based transmission, and
wherein the number of PUSCH layers is identified based on both of a number of PUSCH layers within a demodulation reference signal (DMRS) port group containing a DMRS port associated with the uplink PTRS port and a number of PUSCH layers not within the DMRS port group containing the DMRS port associated with the uplink PTRS port.

US Pat. No. 11,115,931

UPLINK INTERFERENCE AVOIDANCE UNDER CLOSED LOOP POWER CONTROL CONDITIONS


1. A system, comprising:a processor; and
a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processor, facilitate performance of operations, comprising:
identifying a packet flow in an uplink communication with a first communication device, wherein use of the packet flow results in generating uplink interference from the first communication device above the threshold; and
in response to determining that an uplink power limit of the first communication device is adjustable based on a quality of service class identifier value allocated to the packet flow, transmitting a message to update the uplink power limit of the first communication device using a power adjustment value, wherein the class identifier value is associated with a content type of the packet flow.

US Pat. No. 11,115,930

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF

ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC., T...


7. A controlling method, applicable to an electronic device provided with a screen, comprising:receiving a feedback signal;
determining a signal strength value of the feedback signal;
obtaining a first threshold value and a second threshold value; and
comparing the signal strength value with the first threshold value and the second threshold value, the first threshold value is less than the second threshold value;
wherein the screen is controlled to operate in a first mode when the signal strength value is greater than the first threshold value and the second threshold value; the signal strength value is compared with a predetermined value to determine whether any foreign matter is adhered on the screen or the distance sensor when the signal strength value is greater than the first threshold value but not greater than the second threshold value; and the first threshold value is adjusted to be the signal strength value to control the screen to operate in a second mode when the signal strength value is greater than the predetermined value, wherein the second mode is different from the first mode.

US Pat. No. 11,115,929

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR OPERATING OPERATION MODE OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


1. An electronic device comprising:a communication circuit configured to provide wireless communication using a low power wide area network (LPWAN);
a state sensing circuit for monitoring movement of the electronic device;
a positioning circuit for detecting a location of the electronic device;
a processor electrically connected to the communication circuit, the state sensing circuit, and the positioning circuit;
a memory electrically connected to the processor, and storing instructions which cause the processor to transmit at least one message comprising the location using the communication circuit; and
a battery for supplying power to the communication circuit, the state sensing circuit, the positioning circuit, the processor, and the memory,
wherein the electronic device is configured to operate in one of a normal mode or a low power mode based on the monitored movement,
wherein, in the normal mode of the electronic device, the electronic device transmits a message at first intervals, and maintains the processor in a low power or sleep mode during other times, and
in the low power mode of the electronic device, the processor is in the low power or sleep mode, and wakes up and transmits the message in response to the monitored movement exceeds a threshold for a first selected period of time.

US Pat. No. 11,115,928

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR WEARABLE INITIATED HANDSHAKING

Snap Inc., Santa Monica,...


1. A method comprising:receiving, via a low-power wireless connection, a new data query at a wearable device;
in response to the new data query, communicating to the client device, via the low-power wireless connection, a new data message identifying data stored on the wearable device;
receiving, via the low-power wireless connection, a connection communication from the client device, wherein the connection communication instructs the wearable device to activate high-speed wireless circuitry of the wearable device; and
communicating to the client device, via a high-speed wireless connection, the data stored on the wearable device.

US Pat. No. 11,115,927

METHODS AND APPARATUS TO CONTROL COMMUNICATION DATA RATES OF LOW-ENERGY DEVICES

FISHER CONTROLS INTERNATI...


1. An apparatus to manage a power profile of a network bridge of a field device in a process control environment, the apparatus comprising:a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) radio; and
a power manager to:determine a first charging rate of a power supply based on first data in a data buffer, the field device to write the first data to the data buffer;
determine a power budget associated with the BLE radio based on the first charging rate;
adjust the power budget in response to a change of the first charging rate to a second charging rate, the change to the second charging rate in response to a write by the field device of second data to the data buffer, the second charging rate different from the first charging rate, the second data different from the first data;
determine whether to divide a first computation task into at least a second computation task and a third computation task based on (1) the power budget and (2) at least one of the first charging rate or the second charging rate of the power supply; and
in response to a determination to divide the first computation task, after the first computation task is to be executed by the BLE radio:instruct the BLE radio to enter a sleep mode after the second computation task is executed; and
invoke the BLE radio to transition from the sleep mode to an operating mode to execute the third computation task, the invocation in response to a measurement associated with the power supply satisfying a power budget threshold.



US Pat. No. 11,115,926

USER NODE, A NETWORK NODE AND METHODS FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

Huawei Technologies Co., ...


1. A user node comprising:a processor; and
a memory having processor-executable instructions stored to be executed by the processor,
wherein the processor-executable instructions cause the processor to:
determine an indication of at least one wake-up latency of the user node, the at least one wake-up latency being a time period for the user node to wake up and start to monitor a downlink channel transmitted by a network node of a wireless communication network;
select the at least one wake-up latency from a list of predefined wake-up latencies based on an actual wake-up latency of the user node, wherein the indication comprises a bit value associated with the selected wake-up latency, and wherein a bit combination of “00” indicates that the user node does not support wake-up signaling;
determine a message comprising the indication; and
transmit the message to the network node.

US Pat. No. 11,115,925

POWER SAVING MECHANISM FOR MU-MIMO TRANSMISSIONS

INTEL CORPORATION, Santa...


1. An apparatus, comprising:a memory of a first station (STA); and
processing circuitry of the first STA coupled to the memory, the processing circuitry to:process a first multiple-user PHY protocol data unit (MU-PPDU) communicated in a downlink (DL) multiple-user multiple-input and multiple-output (MU-MIMO) communication to initiate a reverse direction communication;
cause transmission of the reverse direction communication including a first block acknowledgement and data in response to reception of the first MU-PPDU;
cause the first STA to be in a power save state between the first block acknowledgement until receipt of a second MU-MIMO PPDU including a second aggregate medium access control (MAC) protocol data unit (A-MPDU); and
process a second block acknowledgement communicated to acknowledge the reverse direction communication.


US Pat. No. 11,115,924

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMISSION AND DETECTION OF MULTI-BAND WAKE-UP

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method of wireless communication, comprising:determining a multi-band wake-up (MWU) signal that indicates availability of one or more sub-bands to a first user in a serving cell, wherein a clear channel assessment (CCA) on the one or more sub-bands that are available to the first user is clear, wherein the MWU signal includes a first user identifier that identifies the first user as a targeted receiver of the MWU signal, wherein the first user has priority over a second user in the serving cell to utilize the one or more sub-bands;
transmitting the MWU signal for the one or more sub-bands in the serving cell; and
determining a multi-band channel reservation (MCR) signal for each of the one or more sub-bands, wherein the MCR signal indicates an occupancy status of at least one of the one or more sub-bands by the first user, wherein the MCR signal includes a second user identifier that identifies the second user as a targeted receiver of the MCR signal.

US Pat. No. 11,115,923

METHOD AND CONTROL ARRANGEMENT FOR CONTROLLING A RESPONSE TIME OF A WIRELESS SENSOR DEVICE

Sony Group Corporation, ...


1. A method, performed by a wireless sensor device, for controlling a response time of the wireless sensor device, wherein the wireless sensor device is arranged to monitor an object in an object monitoring system comprising a plurality of wireless sensor devices and at least one user device, the method comprising:determining one or more metrics representing a present state of the object,
calculating a probability that one of the at least one user devices will interact with the wireless sensor device within a pre-determined time period by executing a trained model with the one or more determined metrics as input, and
controlling the response time based on the calculated probability,
wherein the response time is a time between wireless communication of a request from the user device to the wireless sensor device and execution of the request by the wireless sensor device, and
wherein controlling the response time includes decreasing the response time in view of an increasing calculated probability.

US Pat. No. 11,115,922

WIRELESS EVENT NOTIFICATION SYSTEM

CARRIER CORPORATION, Pal...


1. An event notification system comprising:a wireless device including a sensor for detecting an event;
an Access Point (AP) device;
a controller configured to receive a plurality of heartbeats from the wireless device and through the AP device, and send a heartbeat response of a plurality of heartbeat responses to a respective heartbeat of the plurality of heartbeats; and
a user application configured to send sensor enable and disable commands to the controller, wherein the sensor enable command is sent to the wireless device as part of the next heartbeat response of the plurality of heartbeat responses, and the sensor disable command is sent to the wireless device after the controller receives an event condition from the wireless device through the AP device.

US Pat. No. 11,115,921

BATTERY POWERED WIRELESS NODE REPORTING

California Eastern Labora...


1. A battery powered wireless control node, comprising:a network communication device for communicating with a remote device on a network; and
a processor coupled to the network communication device, the processor including instructions which, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to:place the battery powered wireless control node in a fast response mode in which the network communication device is energized continuously when the battery powered node is joining the network;
take the battery powered wireless control node out of the fast response mode after the battery powered wireless control node has successfully joined the network such that communication with the battery powered wireless control node is performed periodically after passage of a predetermined time period and the network communication device is de-energized between communication periods;
place the battery powered wireless control node in the fast response mode in which the network communication device is energized continuously when a user interface communicates with the battery powered wireless control node over the network; and
terminate the fast response mode for the battery powered wireless control node for a first predetermined time, when a second predetermined time has elapsed after the user interface ceases communicating with the battery powered wireless control node, such that communication with the battery powered wireless control node is performed periodically and the network communication device is de-energized between communication periods.


US Pat. No. 11,115,920

METHOD AND SYSTEM OF TEMPLATE-BASED DYNAMIC NETWORK SLICING

Wipro Limited, Bangalore...


1. A method of template-based dynamic network slicing, the method comprising:creating, by a network slicing device, service requirement set associated with a service request based on a plurality of characteristics in the service request, wherein the service requirement set comprises service characteristics, service performance requirements, and service dimensions associated with the service request, and wherein a plurality of resource attributes and a plurality of requirement attributes are associated with the service requirement set;
identifying, by the network slicing device, a network slice template hierarchy based on the service requirement set, wherein the network slice template hierarchy comprises information associated with at least one of suitable templates for end-to-end network slice, network slice subnets, and corresponding constituents;
selecting, by the network slicing device, one of reusing one of at least one of existing network slice instance and creating a new network slice instance, based on the identified network slice template hierarchy and the service requirement set;
instantiating, by the network slicing device, a service associated with the service request using one of the at least one of existing network slice instances and the new network slice instance;
monitoring, by the network slicing device, the service and one of the at least one of existing network slice instances and the new network slice instance, in response to instantiating the service, wherein a result of the monitoring is used for detecting and fixing at least one issues identified during monitoring of instantiated service; and
performing, by the network slicing device, adaptation of at least one threshold and at least one factor used to perform network slicing, based on the at least one issues identified.

US Pat. No. 11,115,919

NETWORK SELECTION METHOD AND BASE STATION

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


1. A method performed by a base station in a communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from at least one network entity, a first message which is a response message associated with an interface setup procedure, the first message including first information on a service type supported by the at least one network entity;
receiving, from a terminal, a second message including a radio resource control (RRC) setup complete message;
identifying a network entity of the at least one network entity for the terminal; based on the first information and second information on a service type, the second information being included in the second message; and
transmitting, to the network entity, an initial message of the terminal,
wherein a default network entity is identified instead of the network entity, in case that the second information is not received from the terminal.

US Pat. No. 11,115,918

DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ACCESSING AND PROVIDING NETWORK SLICES IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Huawei Technologies Co., ...


1. A user equipment configured to use a plurality of communication services of a mobile communication network, wherein the plurality of communication services are provided by a plurality of network slices of the mobile communication network and wherein access to the plurality of network slices is controlled by a plurality of access and mobility management functions, AMFs, including a first AMF and a second AMF, implemented in the mobile communication network, wherein the user equipment is configured to register to the second AMF for using one or more of the communication services provided by the one or more network slices associated with the second AMF, while being registered to the first AMF for using one or more of the communication services provided by the one or more network slices associated with the first AMF.

US Pat. No. 11,115,917

DEVICE AND METHOD

PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PR...


1. A device, comprising:N communication circuits that perform wireless communication at different communication speeds, where N >2;
a selector that selects, from the N communication circuits, one communication circuit used for the wireless communication by the device;
an obtainer that obtains a reception strength of a signal received by the one communication circuit from a base station;
a generator that generates an image that includes at least 2N display regions arranged from a reference position in one direction, each of the at least 2N display regions being associated only with a corresponding one of the N communication circuits, in order of communication speed from slower to faster per at least two display regions counted from the reference position along the one direction, wherein a same number of display regions of the at least 2N display regions is associated with each of the N communication circuits; and
a display that displays the image generated by the generator, wherein
the generator generates, as the image, an image displaying:(a) a graphic of a first type in, among the at least two display regions associated with the one communication circuit, more display regions counted from proximity to the reference position along the one direction, with an increase in the reception strength of the one communication circuit; and
(b) the graphic of the first type in each of at least two display regions associated with a communication circuit that communicates at a slower speed than the one communication circuit.


US Pat. No. 11,115,916

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, TERMINAL, AND ACCESS-NETWORK NETWORK ELEMENT

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...


1. A data transmission method, comprising:receiving, by a hardware layer of a terminal, a policy from a policy control function (PCF) through a dedicated transport channel between the PCF and the terminal, the dedicated transport channel implemented by the hardware layer, and dedicated to transmitting policies from the PCF to the terminal; and
sending, by a policy client on the hardware layer, a policy related to an operating system of the terminal to the operation system through an interface between the policy client and the operating system; or
sending, by the policy client, a policy related to an application layer of the terminal to the application layer through an interface between the policy client and the application layer.

US Pat. No. 11,115,915

NETWORK SELECTION METHOD AND APPARATUS

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...


1. A network selection method, comprising:receiving, by a terminal device, a first message from a radio access network device, wherein the first message carries access reference information;
generating, by the terminal device, a first information based on the access reference information, wherein the first information indicates that the terminal device requests to access a first network;
sending, by the terminal device, a second message to the radio access network device, wherein the second message carries the first information;
determining, by a first non-access stratum of the terminal device, that the terminal device requests to access the first network;
sending, by the first non-access stratum of the terminal device, a first indication to an access stratum of the terminal device, wherein the first indication comprises any one or any combination of the following information: a selected public land mobile network (PLMN), radio access technology information corresponding to the selected PLMN, core network type information, or a list of equivalent PLMNs, and the core network type information comprises any one or any combination of the following information: selected core network type information, accessible core network type information, or information about accessible types of core networks arranged in a priority order, wherein a function of the first non-access stratum of the terminal device comprises one or more of the following functions: PLMN selection, cell selection/reselection, or core network type selection;
obtaining, by the access stratum of the terminal device, the access reference information; and
searching, by the access stratum of the terminal device, for a suitable cell according to the first indication, and, camping, by the terminal device, on the suitable cell.

US Pat. No. 11,115,914

ENDPOINT COMPUTING DEVICE MULTI-NETWORK SLICE UTILIZATION SYSTEM

Dell Products L.P., Roun...


1. An endpoint computing device multi-network slice utilization system, comprising:a Radio Access Network (RAN) system;
a core network system that is coupled to the RAN system and that is configured to allocate a plurality of a network slices and make each of the plurality of network slices available for use in wireless communications via the RAN system; and
an endpoint computing device that includes a plurality of applications that are configured to operate on the endpoint computing device, wherein the endpoint computing device is configured, for each of the plurality of applications, to:detect that application;
determine a networking connectivity requirement for that application;
identify one of the plurality of network slices that is allocated by the core network system, available via the RAN system, and that satisfies the networking connectivity requirement for that application;
establish a connection for that application with the one of the plurality of network slices that satisfies the networking connectivity requirement for that application; and
exchange communications via the RAN system and the core network system for that application using the one of the plurality of network slices that satisfies the networking connectivity requirement for that application.


US Pat. No. 11,115,913

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION CORE NETWORK AND METHOD FOR ANALYZING USER EQUIPMENT MOBILITY IN THE SAME

Institute For Information...


1. A wireless communication core network, comprising:an access and mobility management function (AMF), being configured to serve at least one user equipment (UE);
a unified data management (UDM), being configured to store an identity of the AMF;
an application Function (AF), being configured to make an analysis request for a mobility analytics report of the at least one UE, wherein the analysis request comprises first UE mobility information of the at least one UE; and
a network data analysis function (NWDAF), being connected to the AMF, the UDM, and the AF, and being configured to:obtain the identity of the AMF from the UDM on its own or via a network exposure function (NEF) according to the analysis request;
obtain second UE mobility information of the at least one UE from the AMF according to the identity; and
generate and transmit the mobility analytics report to the AF according to the first UE mobility information and the second UE mobility information.


US Pat. No. 11,115,912

DISTRIBUTED LEDGER DIRECTORY SERVICE FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORKS

Sprint Communications Com...


1. A method of operating a wireless communication network that comprises wireless network slices that have distributed ledgers that host network attributes that have data values that characterize wireless network slice operations, the method comprising:access circuitry storing access instructions for the distributed ledgers, the network attributes, the data values that characterize the wireless network slice operations, and ledger information that characterizes the distributed ledgers;
directory circuitry storing the ledger information that characterizes the distributed ledgers and the network attributes;
network circuitry executing the wireless network slices and responsively delivering wireless data services to wireless User Equipment (UEs), generating the data values that characterize the wireless network slice operations, and storing the data values in the distributed ledgers in relation to corresponding ones of the network attributes;
the access circuitry receiving and authorizing a directory access request based on the access instructions and transferring a corresponding directory access token;
the directory circuitry receiving a directory information request having the directory access token, authorizing the directory information request based on the directory access token, selecting a portion of the ledger information that characterizes the distributed ledgers and the network attributes based on the directory information request, and transferring the selected portion of the ledger information;
the access circuitry receiving and authorizing a ledger access request based on the access instructions and transferring a corresponding ledger access token; and
the network circuitry receiving a ledger information request having the ledger access token, authorizing the ledger information request based on the ledger access token, selecting a portion of the network attributes and the related data values based on the ledger information request, and transferring the selected portion of the network attributes and the related data values.

US Pat. No. 11,115,911

REUSE OF CONTROL CHANNEL RESOURCE ASSOCIATED WITH INITIAL ACCESS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method for wireless communication by a user equipment (UE), comprising:performing an initial access procedure within an initial access bandwidth to obtain access to a cell, the initial access bandwidth comprising first control channel resources;
receiving, after the initial access procedure, a configuration of a downlink bandwidth part for communicating with the cell and a control channel configuration comprising one or more fields indicating that the downlink bandwidth part includes the initial access bandwidth; and
monitoring for control information within the downlink bandwidth part using second control channel resources that correspond to the first control channel resources, wherein the monitoring is based at least in part on a determination that the downlink bandwidth part contains the initial access bandwidth.

US Pat. No. 11,115,910

ENHANCED RADIO FREQUENCY BAND SCANNING

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:determining geolocation coordinates corresponding to a real-time location of a mobile device;
identifying at least one available radio frequency (RF) band of a plurality of RF bands supported by the mobile device based at least on the geolocation coordinates;
determining whether a signal quality of the at least one available RF band is above a predetermined threshold;
identifying the at least one available RF band as a preferred band and storing identification information of the at least one available RF band in the mobile device in response to determining that the signal quality of the at least one available RF band is above the predetermined threshold;
prioritizing a scan for support by a wireless network of the preferred band; and
connecting to the wireless network using the preferred band based on the identification information.

US Pat. No. 11,115,909

METHOD FOR PROVIDING BAND SCANNING PRIORITIZATION, AND A MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE INCORPORATING THE METHOD

SONY MOBILE COMMUNICATION...


1. A method for providing band scanning prioritization in a mobile communications device, the mobile communications device being associated with a user, the method comprising:retrieving, in a communication entity of the mobile communications device, information pertaining to present time and an intended future location of the user at a specific time in the future from an application entity of the mobile communications device, wherein the application entity runs application software accessing data from which the intended future location of the user at the specific time in the future is determined, the intended future location of the user at the specific time in the future differing from a current location of the user at the present time, and
before the mobile communications device is set in a non-connected but still turned on state or the mobile communications device is switched to a turned off state:determining, in the communication entity, a probable future location to which the mobile communications device is predicted to move between the time (i) the mobile communications device is set in the non-connected but still turned on state or the mobile communications device is switched to the turned off state and (ii) the mobile communication device is returned to a connected state, the determining taking into account the information pertaining to present time and the intended future location of the user at the specific time in the future, and
establishing, in at least one of a modem entity of the mobile communications device or the communication entity of the mobile communications device, a band scanning prioritization taking into account the probable future location of the mobile communications device.


US Pat. No. 11,115,908

NETWORK SLICE SELECTION METHOD, RADIO ACCESS DEVICE, AND TERMINAL

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...


1. A network slice selection method performed by a by a radio access network (RAN) device, the network slice selection method comprising:obtaining network slice information comprising first attribute information of at least two different network slices of a first network;
sending a first message to a terminal, wherein the first message comprises the network slice information;
receiving a first access request message from the terminal, wherein the first access request message comprises second attribute information of a first network slice, of the at least two different network slices, to be accessed by the terminal; and
selecting based on the second attribute information of the first network slice, a second network slice, of the first network, to be accessed by the terminal.

US Pat. No. 11,115,907

USER EQUIPMENT BEHAVIOR USING CELL ACCESS RELATED INFORMATION

Google LLC, Mountain Vie...


1. A method implemented by a user equipment, the method comprising:selecting a first wireless-communication cell;
receiving, from a first base station providing the first wireless-communication cell, a first system information block (SIB), the first SIB including a first entry;
comparing a first identifier of the first entry to respective elements of a listing of identifiers stored within the user equipment, the first identifier of the entry associated to a type of core network connected to the first wireless-communication cell and the respective elements of the listing of identifiers associated to a selected type of core network;
determining that the first identifier of the first entry fails to match at least one of the respective identifiers of the listing of identifiers; and
responsive to determining that the first identifier of the first entry fails to match at least one of the respective elements of the listing of identifiers:selecting a second wireless-communication cell; and
receiving a second SIB from a base station providing the second wireless-communication cell, the second SIB including a second entry.


US Pat. No. 11,115,906

STATIC MEMORY DEVICE WITH SHARED MEMORY FOR AN INSTRUMENT AND A WIRELESS RADIO

Industrial Scientific Cor...


5. A network for connecting a plurality of network nodes comprising:a static memory device comprising:an instrument comprising at least one of an environmental sensing device, a hazard detection device, and an industrial safety device, the instrument operating in a first sleep cycle in which the instrument is generating data related to an instrument type;
a wireless radio for sending and receiving information on a wireless mesh network, the wireless radio operating a second sleep cycle different from the first sleep cycle in at least one of period and phase;
a shared memory operatively connected to the instrument and the wireless radio, the shared memory comprising static message memory comprising static messages related to the instrument;
an outgoing memory portion that receives outgoing information from the instrument and transmits the outgoing information to the wireless radio for transmission on the wireless mesh network;
an incoming memory portion that receives incoming information from the wireless radio and transmits the incoming information to the instrument;
wherein:the shared memory further comprises request and grant lines for the wireless radio and for the instrument to allow the wireless radio and the instrument to request and grant data to the incoming memory portion or the outgoing memory portion; and
the shared memory is adapted to restrict the wireless radio and the instrument from both raising the grant lines and granting data to either the incoming memory portion or the outgoing memory portion simultaneously;


the network further comprising:a wireless mesh network communicating with the wireless radio comprising:
a leader node; and
a plurality of follower nodes;
wherein:the leader node transmits a sync message to the plurality of follower nodes indicating a beginning of a network interval;
the leader node and the plurality of follower nodes transmit information during a transmission period of the network interval and do not transmit information during a sleep period of the network interval;
the leader node and plurality of follower nodes use less power in the sleep period than in the transmission period; and
the plurality of follower nodes each comprise a timer adapted to time the transmission period and the sleep period of a plurality of future network intervals in an absence of continued receipt of the sync message from the leader node during the plurality of future network intervals.



US Pat. No. 11,115,905

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PUBLISHING INFORMATION AT WIRELESS ROUTING DEVICE END

SHANGHAI SHANGWANG NETWOR...


1. A method for publishing information at a wireless routing device end, comprising:receiving an information release request message, wherein the information release request message comprises at least one display content and a display time indication of each display content in the at least one display content; and
updating and broadcasting identification information of a wireless access point provided by the wireless routing device based on the display time indication and according to the display content.

US Pat. No. 11,115,904

COMMUNICATION METHOD AND COMMUNICATIONS APPARATUS

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...


1. A communication method, comprising:receiving a physical broadcast channel (PBCH) from a network device; and
processing a transport block carried by the PBCH by descrambling the transport block to obtain information bits of the PBCH, the descrambling is performed by using one segment of a plurality of segments of a pseudo-random sequence, the one segment of the plurality of segments of the pseudo-random sequence implicitly indicates the 2nd and 3rd least significant bits of a system frame number of a radio system frame in which the PBCH is located.

US Pat. No. 11,115,903

SYSTEM INFORMATION DELIVERY

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...


1. A method of communication for an apparatus, comprising:maintaining a mapping between indications and configurations of a first subset of a set of system information;
receiving at least one indication;
determining, based on the mapping and the received at least one indication, at least one valid configuration of the first subset of system information;
receiving a second subset of the set of system information
maintaining a mapping between indications and public land mobile networks (PLMNs);
receiving at least one other indication;
determining, based on the mapping and the received at least one other indication, at least one public land mobile network (PLMN) with which communication can be established; and
establishing communication with another apparatus associated with the determined at least one PLMN,
wherein the second subset of system information is received from the other apparatus after establishing the communication.

US Pat. No. 11,115,902

BROADCAST ISOCHRONOUS RELAY OVER ESCO

QUALCOMM INCORPORATED, S...


1. A method of wireless communication at a first device, comprising:receiving a broadcast synchronization indication from a second device;
transmitting, using the relay profile, an indication of a broadcast discovery to the Bluetooth device based at least in part on the broadcast synchronization indication;
receiving a broadcast accept message or a broadcast reject message from the Bluetooth device based at least in part on the transmitted indication of the broadcast discovery;
synchronizing to a broadcast isochronous stream (BIS) from the second device based at least in part on the received broadcast synchronization indication;
establishing a communication link with a Bluetooth device using a relay profile;
receiving a broadcast isochronous data packet from the second device based at least in part on synchronizing to the BIS;
receiving one or more broadcast parameters from a mobile application of the first device, or the Bluetooth device, or both;
converting, based at least in part on the relay profile and the one or more broadcast parameters, the broadcast isochronous data packet to a synchronous connection oriented (SCO) packet, an enhanced synchronous connection oriented (eSCO) packet, or an asynchronous connection less (ACL) packet; and
transmitting the SCO packet, the eSCO packet, or the ACL packet to the Bluetooth device based at least in part on the conversion.

US Pat. No. 11,115,901

NETWORK ACCESS METHOD, NETWORK DEVICE, AND TERMINAL

Huawei Technologies Co., ...


1. A network access method, comprising:obtaining, by a network device, indication information, wherein the indication information indicates whether a terminal supports air communication and wherein a space domain location area and a ground location area have different location area identities;
obtaining, by the network device, a location area identity of a location of the terminal and
when the indication information indicates that the terminal supports the air communication, determining, by the network device, that the terminal is allowed to access a network in which the network device is located, or
when the location area identity indicates that the location of the terminal is in the space domain location area, and the indication information indicates that the terminal does not support the air communication, determining, by the network device, that the terminal is prohibited from accessing the network in which the network device is located.

US Pat. No. 11,115,900

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING OPERATOR SPECIFIC SERVICE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


1. A method performed by a terminal in a communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, system information including information indicating that an access to a restricted operator service is allowed;
in case that the information is included in the system information and the restricted operator service is required, transmitting, to the base station, a first radio resource control (RRC) message including an attach request message and request type information indicating that the terminal is initiating the restricted operator service, wherein the attach request message includes attach type information associated with the restricted operator service; and
receiving, from the base station, a second RRC message including information for a bearer associated with the restricted operator service in case that the terminal is allowed for the restricted operator service.

US Pat. No. 11,115,899

EXTENDED STAR LUMINAIRE NETWORK FORMED USING HEARTBEAT MESSAGES

ABL IP HOLDING LLC, Cony...


1. A radio frequency (RF) communication system comprising: a plurality of RF nodes including a gateway RF node, non-connected RF nodes, connected RF nodes, and repeater RF nodes, wherein each of the non-connected RF nodes includes:a non-connected RF node wireless transceiver configured for data communication over an extended star wireless network that includes the plurality of RF nodes;
a non-connected RF node processor coupled to the non-connected RF node wireless transceiver;
a non-connected RF node memory accessible to the non-connected RF node processor including a non-connected RF node identifier identifying the non-connected RF node; and
non-connected RF node programming in the non-connected RF node memory, wherein execution of the non-connected node programming by the non-connected RF node processor configures the non-connected RF node to implement functions, including functions to:after being powered on by a power source, receive, via the extended star wireless network:a gateway heartbeat message from the gateway RF node, or
a respective repeater RF node heartbeat message from a respective repeater RF node of the repeater RF nodes;

in response to receiving:the gateway heartbeat message from the gateway RF node, transmit, via the extended star wireless network, a first registration message to the gateway RF node, or
the respective repeater RF node heartbeat message from the respective repeater RF node, transmit, via the extended star wireless network, the first registration message to the respective repeater RF node; and

in response to receiving:a gateway acknowledgement message, via the extended star wireless network, from the gateway RF node, configure the non-connected RF node to act as one of the connected RF nodes, or
a repeater registration acknowledgement message, via the extended star wireless network, from the respective repeater RF node, configure the non-connected RF node to act as one of the connected RF nodes; or

after waiting a first period of time, in response to not receiving the gateway heartbeat message or the respective repeater RF node heartbeat message:transmit, via the extended star wireless network, a non-connected help request message to the connected RF nodes;
after transmitting the non-connected help request message, receive, via the extended star wireless network, a respective connected help acknowledgement message from a respective connected RF node of the connected RF nodes, the respective connected help acknowledgement message including:(i) a respective connected RF node identifier of the respective connected RF node, and
(ii) a respective connected help request count of the respective connected RF node;

in response to receiving the respective connected help acknowledgement message from the respective connected RF node, wait a second period of time, then select as a potential repeating RF node, the respective connected RF node having a highest connected help request count; and
in response to selecting the potential repeating RF node, transmit a first registration message to the respective connected RF node identifier of the potential repeating RF node.



US Pat. No. 11,115,898

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING LINE OF SIGHT (LOS)

Futurewei Technologies, I...


1. A method comprising:sending, by a first device, a line of sight (LOS) determination request to a second device, the LOS determination request including an indication that a dual polarization procedure is supported for LOS determination; and
performing, by the first device, the dual polarization procedure to determine whether a LOS channel exists between the first device and the second device, wherein performing the dual polarization procedure includes communicating wave signals carrying the same sequence of bits using two different polarizations in the same direction between the first device and the second device to determine whether the LOS channel exists between the first device and the second device.

US Pat. No. 11,115,897

ENERGY-EFFICIENT MULTI-HOP COMMUNICATION SCHEMES FOR WIRELESS NETWORKS

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...


1. A method in a node, comprising:determining a first route from a first source node to a destination, the first route comprising one or more relay nodes;
determining an energy-harvesting routing metric, the energy-harvesting routing metric for use in determining a second route from a second source node to the destination;
determining the second route from the second source node to the destination, the determined second route comprising one or more relay nodes selected to maximize the determined energy-harvesting routing metric;
transmitting at least a portion of the second route to one or more of the second source node and the one or more relay nodes for use by the second source node to transmit data to the destination; and
wherein determining the second route from the second source node to the destination comprises:determining one or more first candidate relay nodes, the first candidate relay nodes located within a communication range of the second source node;
determining which of the one or more first candidate relay nodes maximizes the energy-harvesting routing metric, wherein the determination of which of the one or more first candidate relay nodes maximizes the energy-harvesting routing metric is based on an energy-harvesting routing metric of the first source node, the second source node, and a first relay node of the first route; and
selecting a first candidate relay node that maximizes the energy-harvesting routing metric as the first relay node of the second route.


US Pat. No. 11,115,896

HANDLING QOS RULES ON QOS OPERATION ERRORS

MediaTek INC., Hsin-Chu ...


1. A method, comprising:receiving Quality of Service (QoS) rule configuration by a user equipment (UE) in a mobile communication network for performing a QoS operation on a new QoS rule associated with a protocol data unit (PDU) session having a default QoS rule, wherein the new QoS rule have a QoS rule ID (QRI) and a default QoS rule (DQR) indicator;
determining that there is an existing QoS rule associated with the same PDU session, wherein the existing QoS rule has the same QRI as the new QoS rule;
detecting whether the existing QoS rule is the default QoS rule and whether the DQR indicator indicates that the new QoS rule becomes the default QoS rule; and
transmitting a QoS operation error code to the network when either the existing QoS rule is the default QoS rule or when the DQR indicator indicates that the new QoS rule becomes the default QoS rule;
furthermore proceeding with the QoS operation without diagnosing an error when the existing QoS rule is not the default QoS rule and the DQR indicator indicates that the new QoS rule is not the default QoS rule.

US Pat. No. 11,115,895

FLOOD FILL MESH RADIO NETWORK


1. A method for implementing a mesh network comprising:at a network node comprising a mobile device that includes a processor, a memory, an internal clock, and a radio for communicating with a plurality of network nodes over a wireless radio network, wherein each network node on the wireless radio network only communicates with its correspondent network nodes using broadcast network messages, and each network node is configured for rebroadcasting network messages it receives to its correspondent network nodes on the wireless radio network without requiring any addressing scheme or network routing protocol, wherein the processor on the network node is adapted to perform operations comprising:
waking up the network node at a scheduled wakeup time to synchronize communications with the network node's correspondent network nodes on the wireless radio network during a synchronization interval time period comprising an interval between successive time periods in which the network node is scheduled to wake up;
initiating a timer delimiting a synchronization window for the network node;
at a time before the synchronization window expires (i) broadcasting a first synchronization frame comprising state information of the network node to its correspondent network nodes, the network node's state information including information including a first time lapse between the scheduled wakeup time and timing of broadcasting the first synchronization frame, and (ii) receiving one or more second synchronization frames comprising state information broadcast from at least one correspondent network node, the at least one correspondent node's state information including information including a second time lapse between a scheduled wakeup time for the at least one correspondent network node and timing of broadcasting the at least one correspondent network node's second synchronization frame;
broadcasting a network message to the network node's correspondent network nodes on the wireless radio network;
determining the at least one correspondent network node's scheduled wakeup time based on the at least one correspondent network node's state information;
calculating a time difference between the network node's scheduled wakeup time and the at least one correspondent network node's scheduled wakeup time;
adjusting timing of the synchronization interval time period to account for the calculated time difference;
scheduling a next wakeup time for the network node to initiate a next synchronization interval time period based on the adjusted timing of the synchronization interval time period; and
entering a sleep state until the next scheduled wakeup time for the network node.

US Pat. No. 11,115,894

MANAGING FTM FRAMES OF WLAN RTT BURSTS

Motorola Mobility LLC, C...


1. A method, comprising:interposing a routing of a ranging request received as a wireless local area network (WLAN) round trip time (RTT) burst for fine timing measurement (FTM) in a device with a message request monitor of a status module;
reducing a number of FTM frames in the ranging request based on a device state indicating that multiple FTM frames of the ranging request are extraneous;
routing to perform the ranging request of the WLAN RTT burst with the reduced number of FTM frames in the ranging request;
overriding the device state of the device based on a skip request counter that increments for each dropped ranging request reaching a threshold;
routing to perform the ranging request of the WLAN RTT burst with multiple FTM frames in the ranging request rather than with the reduced number of the FTM frames in the ranging request; and
resetting the skip request counter to zero.

US Pat. No. 11,115,893

INFORMATION TRANSMISSION METHOD, BASE STATION, AND USER EQUIPMENT

Huawei Technologies Co., ...


1. A method comprising:receiving, by a terminal, a first indication from a first base station of a first radio access technology (RAT), wherein the first indication comprises a first identifier allocated by the first base station to the terminal, the first indication instructs the terminal to enter a non-connected mode, and the first identifier identifies the terminal in the non-connected mode in an area configured by the first base station;
upon receiving the first indication, entering, by the terminal, the non-connected mode, and retaining, by the terminal, a radio resource control (RRC) context corresponding to the first RAT:
sending, by the terminal in the non-connected mode, the first identifier to a second base station of a second RAT for the second base station to use to request a context of the terminal from the first base station;
in response to determining that the second RAT is different than the first RAT, releasing, by the terminal, the RRC context corresponding to the first RAT before establishing a RRC connection with the second base station; and
performing, by the terminal after sending the first identifier to the second base station, the RRC connection with the second base station based on RRC configuration information corresponding to the second RAT received from the second base station.

US Pat. No. 11,115,892

BEAM FAILURE INFORMATION FOR RADIO CONFIGURATION

Ofinno, LLC, Reston, VA ...


1. A method comprising:receiving, by a wireless device, a radio resource control message comprising one or more beam configuration parameters of at least one beam of a cell;
detecting a beam failure of the at least one beam;
initiating a beam failure recovery procedure based on detecting the beam failure;
determining a radio link failure based on a failure of the beam failure recovery procedure; and
transmitting, based on the radio link failure, a radio link failure report comprising:a first field indicating that the failure of the beam failure recovery procedure is a cause of the radio link failure; and
a second field indicating a random access resource for the beam failure recovery procedure.


US Pat. No. 11,115,891

DEVICE FOR RADIO COMMUNICATIONS AND METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN DEVICE AND FIXED LOCATION RADIO COMMUNICATION FACILITIES

John Thomas Walker, II, ...


1. A method for automatically retuning a specific broadcast program from a first fixed location radio communication facility to a second fixed location radio communication facility for a mobile or transportable device, comprising:instructing the mobile or transportable device to stay on a specific broadcast program;
monitoring, by the mobile or transportable device, a radio signal of the specific broadcast program broadcast from the first fixed location radio communication facility, when the radio signal is weaker than a threshold value, the mobile or transportable device searches a database thereof to find radio communication parameters of the second fixed location radio communication facility that broadcasts the same program as the specific broadcast program and locates most closely to the current location of the mobile or transportable device;
operably retuning the mobile or transportable device in the specific broadcast program broadcast from the first fixed location radio communication facility to the second fixed location radio communication facility according to the radio communication parameters of the second fixed location radio communication facility;
selecting of a group of fixed location radio communication facilities in a given locality specified by their common use mode;
selecting a local group of fixed location repeater stations or transceivers that are operably communicable with given limits of propagation and reception of the mobile or transportable device and the fixed location repeater stations; and
retrieving local repeater station frequency and operating protocols from the database, so as to enable the user to scan, monitor, and use the local repeater stations for communication or emergency use.

US Pat. No. 11,115,890

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRIGGERING TRANSMISSION CARRIER RESELECTION PROCEDURE DUE TO HIGH CONGESTION LEVEL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...


1. A method performed by a wireless device in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:selecting a first carrier;
allocating a sidelink resource on the first carrier for a first sidelink logical channel;
measuring a channel busy ratio (CBR) value for the first carrier;
obtaining (i) a first CBR threshold for carrier reselection and (ii) a second CBR threshold for keeping the first carrier, based on a priority of the first sidelink logical channel, wherein the first CBR threshold and the second CBR threshold are related to the priority of the first sidelink logical channel;
determining that (i) the CBR value for the first carrier is higher than or equal to the first CBR threshold and (ii) the CBR value for the first carrier is higher than or equal to the second CBR threshold;
constructing a media access control (MAC) protocol data unit (PDU) to be transmitted with the sidelink resource on the first carrier, wherein the MAC PDU includes first data from the first sidelink logical channel before the determination, while the MAC PDU does not include second data from the first sidelink logical channel after the determination; and
transmitting the MAC PDU based on the sidelink resource on the first carrier.

US Pat. No. 11,115,889

METHOD, EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEM FOR HANDING OVER CELL IN COMMUNICATION SYSTEM SUPPORTING CARRIER AGGREGATION

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...


1. An electronic device, comprising:circuitry including a processor and a memory, and configured to
acquire information of candidate communication resources for a user equipment, judge whether the candidate communication resources have similar spectrum characteristics, and
in response to an affirmative judgement, configure the user equipment to measure one of the candidate communication resources which have similar spectrum characteristics, and
in response to a judgement that is negative, configure the user equipment to measure a plurality of the candidate communication resources that do not have similar spectrum characteristics.

US Pat. No. 11,115,888

COMMUNICATION METHOD, USER TERMINAL AND PROCESSOR

KYOCERA Corporation, Kyo...


1. A user equipment comprising:a memory; and
one or more processors operatively coupled to the memory, the one or more processors configured to:receive from a current serving cell of the user equipment, system information indicating frequencies different from a frequency of the current serving cell;
receive a paging message from the current serving cell of the user equipment the paging message being different from the system information;
determine whether the received paging message includes an indication triggering a frequency redistribution procedure in which the user equipment reselects a target cell belonging to a frequency included in the frequencies indicated by the system information, to be used as a serving cell; and

perform the frequency redistribution procedure in response to determination that the received paging message includes the indication.

US Pat. No. 11,115,887

BASE STATION, USER EQUIPMENT AND METHOD EXECUTED THEREBY

SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...


1. A method executed by a user equipment, comprising:receiving system information, broadcasted by a base station, indicating whether the
base station supports connectivity to a Next Generation Core and an Evolved Packet Core (EPC);
in a case that the system information indicates that the base station supports connectivity to both the Next Generation Core and the EPC,
in a case that the user equipment selects the Next Generation Core,
transmitting an information element in a Radio Resource Control (RRC) Connection Request message, the information element indicating the Next Generation Core as a core network to be accessed after transmitting the RRC connection request message and an identity of the user equipment in the Next Generation Core, and
receiving, from the base station, an RRC Reconfiguration message with an indication indicating the core network is switched from the Next Generation Core to the EPC for hand over,
in a case that the user equipment selects the EPC,
not transmitting the information element in the RRC Connection Request message, and
receiving, from the base station, the RRC Reconfiguration message with the indication indicating the core network is switched from the EPC to the Next Generation Core for hand over.

US Pat. No. 11,115,886

METHOD FOR OBTAINING RADIO CAPABILITY INFORMATION OF TERMINAL, CORE NETWORK ENTITY, BASE STATION, AND TERMINAL

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...


1. A method for obtaining radio capability information of a terminal, wherein the method comprises:directly accessing, by a first terminal, a network via a first communication path;
switching, by the first terminal, the access to the network from the first communication to a second communication path, wherein in the second communication path, the first terminal is configured to access the network through a second terminal, second terminal having a higher radio capability than the first terminal;
receiving, by the first terminal, a first message sent by a base station of the network, the first message being configured for obtaining radio capability information of the first terminal; and
in response to the first message, sending, by the first terminal, the radio capability information of the first terminal to the base station, wherein the radio capability information of the first terminal comprises information about a connection between the first terminal and the second terminal and,identification information of the second terminal, or
radio capability information of the second terminal,

before receiving, by the first terminal, the first message sent by the base station, further comprising:
sending, by the first terminal, a second message to a mobility management entity (MME), wherein the second message comprises capability update indication information and access path indication information of the first terminal, so that the MME is enabled to:
determine, based on the update indication information of the first terminal, that a network access manner of the first terminal has changed, and
send a third message to the base station, and determines, based on the access path indication information of the first terminal, that the first terminal changes from the first communication path to the second communication path.

US Pat. No. 11,115,885

AUDIO SYNCHRONIZATION DURING HANDOVER

QUALCOMM INCORPORATED, S...


11. An apparatus for wireless communications at a first wireless audio device, comprising:a processor,
memory in electronic communication with the processor; and
instructions stored in the memory and executable by the processor to cause the apparatus to:identify, based at least in part on communicating with a second wireless audio device, a link quality between the second wireless audio device and a host device;
initiate, based at least in part on the identified link quality, a handover interval comprising one or more extended synchronous connection-oriented (eSCO) windows;
buffer a set of one or more audio data packets during the handover interval based at least in part on the initiating;
discard at least a first portion of the set of one or more audio data packets during the handover interval based at least in part on determining that the first portion of the set of one or more audio data packets has been transmitted to the host device by the second wireless audio device;
receive, during an extended retransmission portion of a first eSCO window of the handover interval, a handover indication from the second wireless audio device; and
transmit, to the host device based at least in part on the handover indication, at least a second portion of the set of one or more audio data packets during a second eSCO window that is subsequent to the handover interval.


US Pat. No. 11,115,884

ADJUSTING HANDOVER PARAMETERS FOR MASSIVE MIMO WIRELESS DEVICES

T-Mobile Innovations LLC,...


1. A method for adjusting handover parameters for access nodes capable of transmitting massive multiple-input multiple-output (mMIMO) signals, the method comprising:determining that a serving access node is capable of transmitting a mMIMO signal;
identifying a neighboring access node adjacent to the serving access node, wherein there is an overlapping region between the coverage areas of both serving and neighboring access nodes; and
adjusting a handover parameter for wireless devices attached to the serving access node and receiving the mMIMO signal from the serving access node
wherein adjusting the handover parameter comprises one or both of: lowering a first signal level threshold of a first reference signal transmitted from the serving access node, or raising a second signal level threshold of a second reference signal transmitted from the neighboring access node.

US Pat. No. 11,115,883

NETWORK CONTROLLED FILTERING OF MOBILITY INFORMATION

SONY GROUP CORPORATION, ...


1. A method for network-controlled filtering of detected cell reporting, the method comprising:receiving, at a user equipment (UE), a network-based request to report detectable neighboring cells, wherein the network-based request comprises a mobility filtering criteria relating to a mobility characteristic of the detectable neighboring cells, and a non-mobility filtering criteria;
in response to receiving the network-based request, receiving at the UE, cell data broadcast from a plurality of detectable neighboring cells, wherein the cell data comprises mobility characteristics of the plurality of detectable neighboring cells;
determining, at the UE based on the received cell data, which of the plurality of detectable neighboring cells have a cell mobility characteristic that meets or exceeds the mobility filtering criteria; and
in response to determining that at least one detectable neighboring cell has a cell mobility characteristic that meets or exceeds the mobility filtering criteria, communicating, to the network, a detected cell report that identifies the at least one detectable neighboring cell determined to have the cell mobility characteristic that meets or exceeds the mobility filtering criteria without identifying one or more others of the plurality of detectable neighboring cells that do not have the cell mobility characteristic that meets or exceeds the mobility filtering criteria.

US Pat. No. 11,115,882

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...


1. A joint transmission (JT) method, comprising:selecting, by a network device of a serving cell, a JT user equipment and a coordinated neighboring cell of the JT user equipment for the serving cell;
sending, by the network device of the serving cell, a JT user equipment request to a network device of the coordinated neighboring cell, wherein information indicated by the JT user equipment request comprises at least a serving cell identifier and a JT user equipment identifier;
scheduling, by the network device of the serving cell, the JT user equipment and sending scheduling information to the network device of the coordinated neighboring cell; and
sending, by the network device of the serving cell, a reference signal to the JT user equipment and sending data to the JT user equipment according to the scheduling information, wherein the reference signal sent by the network device to the JT user equipment by the network device of the serving cell is the same as a reference signal sent by the network device of the coordinated neighboring cell of the JT user equipment to the JT user equipment.

US Pat. No. 11,115,881

HETEROGENEOUS NETWORKS USING TWO CHANNEL HOPPING PROTOCOLS


1. A gateway device comprising:a single transceiver device configured to communicate with a first network using a time slotted channel hopping (TSCH) protocol and with a second network using a channel hopping carrier-sense multiple access (CSMA) protocol, wherein a duration of a dwell interval for the channel hopping CSMA protocol is coordinated with a length of a timeslot for the TSCH protocol at the gateway device so that the duration of the dwell interval is an integer number of times of the length of the timeslot, the integer number being greater than one, and wherein a start of a dwell interval for the channel hopping CSMA protocol is coordinated to align with a particular time point of a timeslot for the TSCH protocol;
the gateway device being configured for:during a first part of a first timeslot of the TSCH protocol, listening on the first network using a first channel based on a hopping pattern for the TSCH protocol;
determining that no message is received from the first network during the first part of the first timeslot; and
in response to determining that no message is received from the first network during the first part of the first timeslot,determining a second channel of a current dwell interval of the second network based on a hopping sequence for the channel hopping CSMA protocol,
switching to the second channel to listen on the second network during a second part of the first timeslot,
determining that a message is received from the second network during the second part of the first timeslot,
in response to determining that a message is received from the second network during the second part of the first timeslot, continuing to receive the message from the second network beyond the first timeslot,
at a beginning of a second timeslot subsequent to the first timeslot of the TSCH protocol and prior to completion of receiving the message from the second network, determining that a condition for switching to the first network is satisfied, and
in response to determining that a condition for switching back to the first network has met,determining a third channel of the first network based on the hopping pattern for the TSCH protocol of the first network,
stopping receiving the message from the second network, and
switching to the third channel to listen on the first network during a first part of the second timeslot.




US Pat. No. 11,115,880

PATH SWITCH METHOD BETWEEN LTE AND 5G NODE

Nokia Technologies Oy, E...


1. A method comprising:receiving, at a serving gateway, an indication to persist a first tunnel identifier located at a master base station, while the serving gateway sends, towards a second tunnel identifier located at a secondary node, user plane traffic for a user equipment in dual connectivity with the master base station and the secondary node; and
switching, at the serving gateway, the user plane traffic between the second tunnel identifier and the first tunnel identifier, when the serving gateway receives, via a user plane, an error indication and/or a switch indication.

US Pat. No. 11,115,879

STATE SWITCHING METHOD, NETWORK DEVICE AND TERMINAL DEVICE

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...


1. A state switching method, comprising:receiving, by a first terminal device, indication information sent by a network device, the first terminal device being in an inactive state indicating that the first terminal device and the network device are in a disconnection state, and the first terminal device and the network device retaining context information of the first terminal device, the indication information being used to indicate the first terminal device to release the context information, or not to release the context information; and
determining whether to release the context information according to the indication information,
wherein receiving, by the first terminal device, indication information sent by the network device comprises:receiving a bit sequence sent by the network device, the bit sequence comprising at least two bits corresponding to at least two terminal device groups each including a plurality of terminal devices, and data carried on each bit being used to indicate whether a terminal device in a corresponding terminal device group releases the context information;
determining a first terminal device group to which the first terminal device belongs, the at least two terminal device groups comprising the first terminal device group; and
obtaining a value carried on a first bit corresponding to the first terminal device group;

wherein, determining whether to release the context information according to the indication information comprises:determining whether to release the context information according to the value carried on the first bit.


US Pat. No. 11,115,878

METHOD FOR CHANGING MOBILE NETWORK

ORANGE, Paris (FR)


1. A method of switching between mobile networks, the method comprising:receiving, by a registration server of an Internet Protocol (IP) network in charge of a terminal, a registration request sent by the terminal to register with the IP network, and obtaining an International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) identifier of the terminal registering with the IP network,
inserting, by the registration server, the IMSI identifier in a response to the registration request or in the registration request, and forward therein the IMSI identifier to an access transfer control entity of the IP network,
after detection of a need to switch a communication in which the terminal participates from a first mobile network connected to the IP network to a second mobile network connected to the same IP network, transmission by a first management center belonging to the first mobile network to a second management center belonging to the second mobile network of the IMSI identifier of the terminal,
sending, by the second management center, the IMSI identifier to the IP network,
receiving, by the access transfer control entity, a request for change of mobile network containing the IMSI identifier, and
identifying, by the access transfer control entity, a contact address of the terminal by means of the IMSI identifier.

US Pat. No. 11,115,877

COMMUNICATION FALLBACK IN 5G SYSTEMS AND METHODS

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


1. A mobile device for performing Evolved Packet System (EPS) fallback from a 5G system to a Evolved Packet Core (EPC) system, the mobile device comprising:a communication interface configured to communicate with and connect to at least one base station,wherein the at least one base station is a new radio (NR) node or an evolved universal terrestrial radio access node (E-UTRAN); and

a memory storing computer executable instructions of:determining, based at least in part on a 5G support indicator module of the mobile device, whether the mobile device supports voice communication over new radio (VoNR),wherein the 5G support indicator module is stored in the memory and includes information about whether the mobile device supports VoNR and whether the at least one base station supports VoNR;

determining, based at least in part on the 5G support indicator module, whether a connected base station supports voice communication over new radio (VoNR);
directly in response to determining that either one of the mobile device or the connected base station does not support voice communication over new radio (VoNR):generating and transmitting an EPS fallback service request from the mobile device to the connected base station,wherein the EPS fallback service request instructs the connected base station to initiate a fallback procedure from the 5G system to the EPC system, and
whereby the fallback procedure is triggered, based on the 5G support indicator module, to reduce setup time for a call initiated by the mobile device.




US Pat. No. 11,115,876

SERVICE CONTINUITY IMPLEMENTATION METHOD, DEVICE, AND SERVICE CONTINUITY IMPLEMENTATION SYSTEM

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...


1. A service continuity implementation method, comprising:selecting, by a session management function entity, a target user plane function entity to serve a terminal;
sending, by the session management function entity, first path information to the target user plane function entity;
sending, by the session management function entity, second path information to a source user plane function entity, wherein the first path information and the second path information are for establishing a forwarding path between the target user plane function entity and the source user plane function entity;
sending, by the session management function entity, a first message to a control device;
receiving, by the session management function entity, indication information of a first application server (AS) from the control device; and
sending, by the session management function entity, a first routing rule to the target user plane function entity based on the indication information of the first AS, wherein the first routing rule specifies that data whose destination address is an address of the first AS is to be sent to the first AS.

US Pat. No. 11,115,875

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PERFORMING IMPROVED COMMUNICATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...


1. A method performed by a terminal in a communication system, the method comprising:obtaining, from a first cell, first system information corresponding to a first value tag and second system information corresponding to a second value tag, wherein the first system information is cell specific and the second system information is area specific for an area;
after obtaining the first system information and the second system information and in response to determining that the terminal moves to a second cell belonging to the area:updating the first system information regardless of the first value tag and restarting a first validity timer for the first system information;
determining whether the second value tag has changed or not changed based on information obtained from the second cell;
in response to determining that the second value tag has not changed, not updating the second system information and remaining an operation of a second validity timer for the second system information; and
in response to determining that the second value tag has changed, updating the second system information and restarting the second validity timer for the second system information.


US Pat. No. 11,115,874

TECHNIQUES FOR RESERVATION PREAMBLE FOR PRIORITIZED MEDIUM CONTENTION IN A NEW RADIO SHARED SPECTRUM COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Qualcomm Incorporated, S...


1. A method of wireless communications at a user equipment (UE) associated with a first operator, comprising:receiving, on a preamble timeslot assigned to the first operator from a first network entity, a downlink reservation preamble;
receiving an indication including a number of operators from the first network entity;
determining a transmission opportunity structure of an uplink reservation preamble including a starting location of a transmission opportunity including one or more listen-before-talk time slots based on the number of operators from the first network entity; and
transmitting, within the preamble timeslot assigned to the first operator and subsequent to the receiving of the downlink reservation preamble, the uplink reservation preamble of the first operator to a second network entity.

US Pat. No. 11,115,873

DYNAMIC POLICY EXCHANGE

Cisco Technology, Inc., ...


1. A method, comprising:receiving, at a client device, a first privilege group mapping from a first Access Point (AP) that identifies first privilege levels for one or more applications executing on the client device;
receiving, at the client device, a second privilege group mapping from a second AP that identifies second privilege levels for the one or more applications;
selecting between the first AP and the second AP based on which of the first privilege group mapping and the second privilege group mapping better satisfies requirements of the one or more applications;
establishing a connection with the selected AP;
applying Quality of Service (QoS) markers to traffic transmitted from the client device to the selected AP based on the privilege group mapping corresponding to the selected AP; and
reconfiguring, by the client device in response to receiving the first privilege group mapping, traffic sent from the client device to the first AP according to the privilege group mapping to select a higher QoS category to apply to the traffic.

US Pat. No. 11,115,871

DATA DISTRIBUTION METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM

Huawei Technologies Co., ...


1. A data distribution method, comprising:receiving, by a communications device, an access policy from a session management function entity, wherein the access policy comprises flow description information, quality information of at least two links, and a data distribution policy on the at least two links;
receiving, by the communications device, a service data flow; and
in response to determining that the access policy comprises flow description information of the service data flow;determining, by the communications device, link quality information of a link used for transmitting the service data flow; and
distributing, by the communications device, the service data flow on the link according to the data distribution policy, wherein the data distribution policy is a data distribution policy that is determined based on the access policy and that is corresponding to the link quality information and the flow description information of the service data flow.


US Pat. No. 11,115,870

SERVICE-AWARE UTILIZATION OF SHARED WIRELESS RESOURCES

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


1. A system comprising:one or more processors;
a memory; and
one or more components stored in the memory and executable by the one or more processors to perform operations comprising:determining whether a bit error rate (BER) of a shared wireless resource exceeds a threshold;
receiving a request from a user device;
determining that the request is for guaranteed bit rate (GBR) services;
in response to determining that the BER of the shared wireless resource exceeds the threshold, providing the GBR services to the user device via a licensed wireless resource; and
in response to determining that the BER of the shared wireless resource does not exceed the threshold, providing the GBR services to the user device via the shared wireless resource.


US Pat. No. 11,115,869

SDN-CONTROLLED BANDWIDTH SHARING METHOD FOR USE WITH TERMINAL SMALL CELL, AND BANDWIDTH SHARING DEVICE

YULONG COMPUTER TELECOMMU...


1. A bandwidth sharing method of terminal cell based on SDN software-defined network (SDN) control, comprising:determining, by an SDN controller, whether a trigger request for bandwidth sharing is received, wherein the trigger request indicates a need of bandwidth sharing of a first terminal cell from other terminal cells when processing a target service on a backhaul link, and a bandwidth requirement of the target service equals to or exceeds a first predetermined threshold;
upon receipt of the trigger request, selecting at least one second terminal cell for providing bandwidth sharing to the first terminal cell;
controlling the first terminal cell and the at least one second terminal cell to jointly process the target service, comprising:respectively configuring a routing policy for each of the first terminal cell and the second terminal cell;
transmitting the routing policy of the first terminal cell and the second terminal cell to a base station that provides backhaul link to the first terminal cell and the second terminal cell, wherein the base station respectively forwards the routing policy of the first terminal cell and the second terminal cell to a corresponding terminal cell, so as to enable joint routing of service data of the target service to the base station based on the routing policy of the first terminal cell and the second terminal cell;

configuring a routing policy to a network side server for the base station; and
sending the routing policy to the network side server of the base station, so as to enable the base station to route the service data to the network side server according to the routing policy for the network side server;
wherein the routing policy of the first terminal cell and the second terminal cell is configured in accordance with status information of the first terminal cell and the second terminal cell, path information between the first terminal cell and the second terminal cell, and path information between the first terminal cell or the second terminal cell and the base station, the status information of the first terminal cell and the second terminal cell comprising address information, energy consumption information, and available bandwidth information, the path information between the first terminal cell and the second terminal cell comprising path delay information and path cost information, the path information between the first terminal cell or the second terminal cell and the base station comprising path delay information and path cost information.